Cedar County Missouri Queries from June 97 thru Dec 97.

Queries Sept 96 thru May 97                                   Queries Jan 98 to ?


Margaret Swingle                                                                       Wed   31 Dec 1997 1:03
John Abraham Swingle came to Washington State from Missouri about 1910. We would like data concerning his parents and any other family connections. None of his four children are living but all 6 of his 7 grandchildren are living in this state. I am his daughter in law.  Would appreciate any information.

Norma Jean HEATON THORNTON                                  Sat Dec 27 11:47:53 1997
1.HEATON,James b either 1633 Eng, or 1642 CN m STREET, Sarah
~ 1 known child:
2.HEATON, Nathaniel b 1664 New Haven,CN d 1725 m 1695 TODD,Mary
~ Nathaniel & Mary TODD HEATON had at least one child:
3.HEATON,James b 1706 New Haven, CN m PECK, Hannah b 1710
~ James & Hannah PECK HEATON had at least one child:
4.HEATON, Ebenezer b ca 1740 New Haven, CN m BROCKETT, Susanna
~ Ebenezer & Susanna BROCKETT HEATON had at least one child:
5.HEATON, Titus b ca 1773 m ca 1792 BLAKESLEY, Phoebe
~ Titus & Phoebe BLAKESLEY HEATON had at least one child:
6.HEATON, Titus b 15 Jan 1811 Green Co, Windham area? NY d 1896
~ Jennings Co, Spencer Twnshp,IN m 1835 IN to TURNER, Eliza
"Lizzy" b 9 May 1816 DE d 1888 Jennings Co,IN
7.HEATON, Bivan b ca 1838 Jennings Co,IN d ca 1862-5
7.HEATON, Jessie (No other info)
7.HEATON, Allen (No other info)
7.HEATON, Mary (No other info)
7.HEATON, Lucinda(No other info)
7.HEATON, Albert Dickerson b 1856 Jennings Co, IN d 1935 Arcola,
~ Dade Co, MO 1880 Iola, Branson Co, KS m BOOTH, Laura Alice b
~ 1863 Carroll Co, IN d 1949 CA
~ Albert Dickerson & Laura Alice BOOTH HEATON had 8 children:
8.HEATON, Howard Titus b 1882 (No other info)
8.HEATON, Carl Scott b 1883 ~ had 8 children, 2 known:
~ ~ ~ HEATON, Carl Thomas, and James Willis ~ ~ ~
8.HEATON, Altha Elizabeth b 1885
8.HEATON, Jesse Willis b 1889
8.HEATON, Ben Earl b 12 Oct 1896 m REYNOLDS, Lottie May ~ ***
8.HEATON, Zella Cathern b 12 Jul 1898
8.HEATON, John Raymond b 12 May 1905
***8.HEATON, Ben Earl b 1896 Crisp, Cedar Co?, MO m REYNOLDS,
~Lottie May b 1898 Stockton, Cedar Co,MO d 1982 CA.
Ben Earl & Lottie May REYNOLDS HEATON were my grandparents.
Thanks Norma Jean HEATON THORNTON~ ~ ~ in CA

Shannon Birdwell                                                                     Sat Dec 20 1997 10:48:23
I am seeking information on the ancestors and siblings of William DENSON   (1801-1869). His first wife is unknown but later married Mary YEARNEAL in Cedar Co. in 1846. Had children: Mary, Garrett, Thomas, Louisa, Susan, Ansellum, Cinthia, James, William, Jacob, Hannah and Mariah. Was in Cole Co. in the 1830 census. Was in Polk Co., MO in the 1840 Census and Cedar Co. in the 1850 census. Moved to Texas in the 1850's where he died. Probably had brother John and mother's name may be Elizabeth.

Bob Edwards                                                                             Tue Dec 9 07:25:37 1997
Johnson; Bonar Looking for information on Fred or Rusha JOHNSON (BONAR), she was born in Oh in 1869, living in Eldorado Springs, Mo area in the 1920's. Had a son named Fred.

Rhonda Hawkins                                                                      Sun 7 Dec 5:24:34 1997
Joel B. GASSETT was b. 23 Oct. 1808 VT married 1835 in VA and Died 29 Dec. 1893 Cedar Co., MO. Joel's wife: Louisa JONES b. May 1820 VA died 19 July 1891 Cedar Co., MO. Their Grandchild: John Wesley GASSETT was born 7 Aug 1892 in Stockton, Cedar Co., MO. John is the son of: Lorenza Dow GASSETT b. VA and Adrian Addie KECKLEY b. IOWA Lorenza and Addie were married 16 Nov. 1870 Boliver,MO. I'd like information on all the people I have listed. Thank you.

Franki Clark Dickman                                                         Fri 12 Dec 5:48 1997
CLARK, William C. and wife Sarah (Osborn) CLARK.   William and Sarah were married in Indiana, went to Ark in 1844 to Lee County.  In 1850 they and their 3 children went to LaClede County MO and stayed 14 years before moving to Cedar. There in 1865 Sarah gave birth to a set of twins, in Linn Twp which is located in Stockton. From there on after 1865 I have not been able to locate Wm and Sarah. The male children that are invol.  in this marriage are: Jonathon, Galen, James M.,Basil,Absolom, William S. and Stephen. If anybody has any of the names in your line. I would love to hear from you and share the info I have.

Keith Smith                                                                      Mon Dec 1 12:54:16 1997
Petty;  My g-grandmother was born in Cedar Co. in 1876. Her name was Nellie Clementine Petty. Any help with her or the Petty's would be great. thanks,

Sandra Funderburk                                                           Sun Nov 30 14:25:11 1997
ELDRED; I am looking for any information of William Eldred; wife's name is unknown. He had 4 children: Simon William, Orson Freeman, Allie and Emmie J. In a contract, dated, Aug 1, 1906 land owned by William Eldred, deceased was left to his hers. This property was located in Stockton, Cedar County, MO. Anything you have regarding birth, death, wife, cemetery records military records will be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

Jan McKenie                                                                       Sat Nov 29 20:04:36 1997
McKINZIE; McKENZIE :   Searching for death place/date of James McKINZIE (McKENZIE), born about 1828 in OH. He died between June 1881 and 1893.  Did he die in Cedar County, MO? Last record of him is 1880 Census in Shelby Co, IL. 1900 Cedar Co MO Census lists his widow, Mary, & family and states son Clint was born 1882 in KS. I'm also interested in contacting any of James' descendants. His known children were: Minerva Emma, Lee Wiley, Alfred, Rosa L. Susan, William Howard, Annie, Mattie, Jesse E. George, Douglas, Adelia & Clint

Boyce Burns                                                                            Thur 20 Nov 5:18:23 1997
About 1837 John Burns and wife Margaret Wilson and their eight children arrived in MO and settled in the southeast corner of Polk County near  Pleasant Hope. In the same township and range and at the same time there was a Joseph R.Burns who also owned land. In 1857 there was a Joseph Burns who owned land in  Cedar County, MO. Exactly who were these two men? Were they the same  man? I would be glad to listen to any information on Joseph Burns.
Boice Burns,14019 East Cypress Forest Drive, Houston,TX 77070-3009

Sandra Tipton                                                               Tue Nov 11 19:22:44 1997
Broyles; Kerr,Burns,McKinney:   I am looking for any information on these families. America BROYLES was born in Cedar County in 1853. Her father was Luis BROYLES who was supposedly a doctor. She married Joseph KERR who was born in 1844 in Alabama. They moved to Bridgport, Oklahoma where they died in 1928, 1930. They had a daughter Nora KERR who was born in Ceder Co in 1871. She married Procter R. BURNS who was born in Polk Co in 1870. They married in Stockton in 1890. They had a daughter named Edith B. BURNS who was born in Stockton in 1896. They moved to Cherakee, Oklahoma. Procter R BURNS father was of the same name and his mother was Bytha McKinney.

Christine Brown                                                      Mon Nov 10 19:49:23 1997
HAMPTON; HARDWICK and KING:    I am looking for information on the HAMPTON family from Kentucky, who lived in Cedar county Mo in 1850. James and wife Rebeca had 7 children: Henry C, Sarah A, James H, George M?, Emma E, Mary A, and Belle. The 3 younger
daughters moved back to Ky bet. 1851-1860 to the town of Lancaster. Emma  and Belle lived with BF and Mary HARDWICK, and Mary lived with the KING family. Emma married Samuel S. King between 1861-1865. Any info on James, Rebeca, or the older children, would be appreciated...Christine Brown...

Harriet Hester Johnson                                                       4  Nov  1997
I'm looking for information on William H. PITMAN (born 1858) who was married to Jane F. PITMAN (born 1861) and had Henry Speed PITMAN on 1879. Henry, my grandfather, married my grandmother in NC during WWI. He was killed in France in 1918 and is buried in Arlington National Cemetary DC. Henry listed Filley (Benton Township ) MO as his hometown. Thanks! Harriet Johnson calypso@foothills.net

Cyndi Galati                                                                      Wed 5 Nov 1997
I am researching David Lee SIMS born October 14, 1889 in Cedar County, MO. Also his parents John Bishop SIMS and Marshall(or Martha) ODOR. Thank You,

Gary R. Hawpe                                                               Sun Oct 12 19:41:14 1997
I am seeking information on the family of Horatio Hans ESTILL and Jemima JONES. They were living in Lawerence Co., MO. in 1850 & 1860. Had eleven children with the following six identified: Unisa, Sarah E., James R., Jemima J., Horatio Hans Jr., and Aretta C. ESTILL. Horatio died on August 15, 1890 in Cedar Co., MO. and was the son of James ESTILL and Matilda VANBIBBER.

Barbara Armstrong Samuelson                                         Tue Oct 14 14:52:121997
ARMSTRONG - I am looking for any information on the family and descendants of John
Henry ARMSTRONG (1849-1914) and Martha Ann LESHER ARMSTRONG (1854-1933).
They were said to have lived at Jericho Springs, probably around the period from 1874 to 1890. They then moved to Solo (near Houston), Texas County, MO.   Their children were: James Edward (1872-1949), Etta Jane (1874-1945),  John Henry (1875-1957), Ruben Gilbert (1877-?), Florida Agnes (1880-?), David Henry (1881-?), Wilbur Sylvestor 1884-?), Alma Frances (1886-?), William Berly (1887-?), and Lydia Ann (1892-?).

Dell Long                                                                         Thur 9 Oct  8:00:41 1997
I am researching the surnames BECKLEY AND BRYANT from Cedar County, Mo. My grandmother, Laura Jane (BECKLEY) LONG, b. 19 Apr 1886, El Dorado Springs, Mo. She was the daughter of Clement L. BECKLEY, b. 8 Nov 1863, IN., and Sarah Ellen (BRYANT) BECKLEY, b. 4 Nov 1870. C.L. BECKLEY was the son of George W. BECKLEY, b.25 June 1837, OH. Mary Ellen BRYANT was the daughter of Civil War veteran, Andrew J. BRYANT, b. 1 Jan 1830, Adair Co., KY. Need parents of Andrew J. Bryant and George W. Beckley. Also need maiden name of George BECKLEY'S wife, Eliza J., buried in El Dorado Springs Cemetery. Any help will be appreciated very much. Will share information on these lines.   Thank you, Dell Long.

John E. Charles                                                           Sat Oct 4 13:55:03 1997
HUNTER-MILLER: Catharine P. HUNTER married Boyd MILLER 11 MAR 1847 in Cedar Co., MO. She died 11 FEB 1899 and is buried in Gum Springs, Cedar Co, MO Cemetery. I am interested in the names of her parents.

John E. Charles                                                             Sat Oct 4 14:00:25 1997
CHARLES--LOAFMAN: Hammond Andrew CHARLES was born in Prussia about 1820, married Cyrena Sarina LOAFMAN possibly Vernon Co., MO about 1862, owned a farm in Cedar Co. (1870 Census) and died about 1872. I am interested in more exact information concerning his birth and death and am also interested in hearing from other descendants.

Barbara Kesel                                                                Sun Oct 5 10:02:32 1997
KENNEDY/GILMORE from TN and KY Anyone with the knowledge of why the KENNEDYS left TN to live in the wilderness of MO in 1830. The same question for the GILMORES of Warren Co.KY What made those folks leave their home states with everything that was familiar and go out to the unknown????

Vicki Peterson                                                           Sun Oct 5 16:55:37 1997
Looking for any information on ancestors of Levi Samuel TYLER and Millie E GILMORE married July 28, 1878. Their daughter Purlie May TYLER b.1880 lists Cedar Co on her marriage license.

Barbara Kesel                                                              Wed Oct 8 09:46:43 1997
KENNEDY, YOUNG, ALLEN, WILSON, GILMORE are the names of family that came
to Lawrence Co Kennedys came in 1830 and later moved to Cedar Co I am hunting for the Nichols family that Allen B. Kennedy married into. Nancy Nichols married him and then she died and he married Harriete Hance and she died. Then he married Matilda (Gilmore) Smith, who had married a Smith and he disapeared from the picture. Any help would be appreciated.

Mrs. Paul R. Dale                                                              Sat Sep 27  14:36:57 1997
Need info on DALE/DAVIS families.  Thos A. (Arbuckle/Alva?) DALE  b: 19 Feb 1868 d: 19 May 1943 Los Angeles Co. CA  m: 19 Sep 1888 El Dorado Springs, Cedar Co. MO Mary Louella "Lulu" DAVIS  Divorced
Montie Roy DALE b: 22 Aug 1892 El Dorado, Cedar Co.
Herbert DALE b: 1896
Goldie DALE b: 1894
Wm. Lester DALE b: 28 Jul 1898 Henrietta Spgs. MO
Thos A. DALE (1868-1943)was a barber and had a hotel/rooming house.  Lived in Kansas City, MO with 2 sons, Herbert & Wm. Lester.  Was divorced from Mary Louella "Lulu" DAVIS.

Joe West                                                                         Sat Sep 27 18:25:57  1997
REITZ, DURHAM, MORRIS ancestors. Seek contact with descendents or relatives of Annie Durham who married George H. Reitz ca 1893 in Cedar County, Missouri. According to the 1900 census of Cedar County, they had a daughter, Viola Reitz born in 1895. Annie Durham was the daughter of Nancy Margaret Morris who married Thomas J. Durham on 8 July 1868. In 1924, Annie and George Reitz lived at 500 High Street in El Dorado Springs, Missouri

H. McKinney                                                                     Sat Sep 20 00:00:29 1997
I am looking for information on the following individuals and their siblings. I do have extensive decendent information on these individuals...John Newton OWENS and his wife Julia Ann BALL OWENS and Julia's mother Deborah C. Mothon? Also, William HALL and his wife Mary Jane WARD HALL, their son William Robert HALL and his wife Nannie Rickette(s) BECKLEY HALL and her parents Richard BECKLEY and Martha RIDGEWAY BECKELY.

Charlotte Walden                                                              Thu Sep 18 15:05:44 1997
I am searching for information on Thomas ESLINGER b. 1818 and his parents, Casper ESLINGER and Sarah DITTEMORE. Thanks. Charlotte

Sherman Fry                                                                       Sun Sep 14 12:19:49 1997
I have traced my ggrand parents to Dade County MO. In the census of 1880 they were enumerated in Cedar (township??) Dade co. Is this Cedar township now in Cedar County now. If so can you tell me when the change  was made.  Also can you tell me a bit about the Cedar area any thing would be of help.

Peggy Sue LaPorte                                                               Tue Sep 16 20:34:30 1997
Searching for information on the Hugh MCWATERS family who were in the 1860 Cedar County Census, Jefferson TWP, P.O.Stockton, MO. Also for the wife of Hugh MCWATERS, Mary Jane SALMON, who was the daughter of John SALMON. The McWaters migrated from Christian and Trigg Co., KY in c1813. The SALMON family came to MO from Mullenburg Co., KY about 1840. Both families first settled in St. Charles Co. MO where Hugh and Mary Jane were married in 1841.

Lynn Murray                                                                    Sat Aug 30 13:07:38  1997
ANY info GREATLY APPRECIATED. Three of their daughters died in youth & are possibly buried @ LeBeck,Cedar Co,MO.(re: a copy of an 1880s letter addressed to Annie Elizabeth in LeBeck, MO.). Data on these children:                                                                            VENNIE ELIZABETH COLLINS(b.9-7-1884/d.?);
LIDA COLLINSb.9-11-1888/d.2-21-1893);
CLARA  COLLINS(b.5-11-1890/d.1-17-1893).    We're looking for someone (for a fee) to locate & photograph the graves of these children. Does anyone know if there was an epidemic (flu, ???) in early 1893 in this part of Missouri?

Cherie McGrath                                                                      Mon Sep 1      11:18:31 1997
Seeking information about Ada SOMMERS of El Dorado, Cedar Co.MO  Ada born 1861 married Elisha F. Burton 1888 in Henry Co., MO Thank  you.

Janel Salmen                                                                          Tue Aug 26 19:21:36 1997
Seeking information and descendants of James Whittier OSBORN(E), a Cedar County farmer born 1832 Marion County, Indiana, died 1915 Cedar County,  Missouri, married 1859 Laclede County, Missouri to Elizabeth C. DAVENPORT, born 1839 in Buffalo, Dallas County, Missouri, died 1911 Cedar County, Missouri. Their children were: Almira (from first marriage) born 1853 married Joseph OAEConnor, James Whittier Jr. born 1860 married Mary Hayter, Rosa born 1864 married Reginald Buller, Mary born 1865 married John Edmond Pyle, Sarah born 1866 married ? Poughoff, John born 1867 married Alice Virginia Brown, Linnie Alice born 1869 married Cortes PYLE, Emma born 1871 married William Peters, Austin (Aught) born 1873 married Matty Gyler, Laura born 1876 married Grantin Shaver, and Shelby born 1879
married Corda BUTLER.

Janel Salmen                                                                    Tue Aug 26 19:32:18 1997
Seeking information and descendants of Clarissa Jane PURKERSON born 1832 in Virginia (parents were William and Pheriba PURKERSON) died 1899 in Cedar County, Missouri married 1857 in Cedar County, Missouri to William M. BUTLER born 1836 in Tennessee died 1913 in Cedar County, Missouri. Their children were: Joseph Henry born 1858 married Dora Elizabeth NORTHERN, John Wesley born 1860 married Emma Jane ?, William C. born 1862
married Anna Louisa Brown, Robert born 1867 married Anna ?, Allis born 1871, and Thomas born 1873 married Melissa ?.

Peggy C.Wilson                                                            Tue Aug 19 19:29:47 1997
Seeking info on any WINTON'S in Cedar County and the descendants of John W. Hill and Mariah Winton Hill

Don Stephenson                                                         Tue Aug 12 18:25:23    
hi folks. Seeking info on Aquilla Brasher born 1784/86 who died in cedar Co. MO. after 1859. There is a will dated 9-1859 recorded 5-30-1866.  Would like a copy of this will if at all posssible. Aquilla Brasher was married to a woman named Lucy ???? would like info on this ladies last name. These are their children: Thomas, Green or (greenville),and John, William T. and Polly Lindley and Nancy Hamby. would like info on any of these childrens. Thanks very much.

Carol Franklin                                                                 Wed Aug 6 13:29:39 1997
FARMER FAMILY/ HENRY & CYNTHIA - 1850's. (CEDAR AND POLK CO'S.) Looking for any information on Henry & Cynthia FARMER and their children: They resided in Cedar and Polk Counties during the 1850's. Children:
1) Mary, (wife of George W. WRIGHT)  2) Andrew Jackson FARMER, B. Nov 11, 1849, m. Mary I. Gerren/Geiring in 1876.   3) John W.    4) Henry   5) Richard A.   6) Martha m. Mr. Woodrum      7) G. Daniel
Possible children raised by Henry from a previous marriage:
1) Lindsay, (of Bates Co.)     2) John (of Cedar Co.)    3) Samuel (who died during the war)
4) Rebecca (who died in Bates Co. as Mrs. ASHLOCK.
If anyone knows of this family, I would love to hear from them.Thank you!

Carol Franklin                                                                     Tue Aug 05 1997
Looking for information on the Family of Henry FARMER.      Henry, was born in Knox Co., TN, the son of Luke FARMER & Ms. WILLIAMS. Siblings are: Lizzie, Cyrus, Martin, John W., who died in Bolivar, MO in 1898 where he practiced medicine since 1848., Luke, and  Henry.   Henry FARMER, b. probably 1820-1830's in Knox Co., TN, mar. 1) a, Ms.
JACKSON, dau of Claybourn JACKSON (of east Tn), and Mrs. CHILDS. Henry,  and Ms. Jackson's Children were: Lindsay, John, Samuel, & Rebecca  FARMER. They reared their children on Clinch River in Knox County.  Henry's 2nd wife was Cynthia ? Their children were: Mary, Andrew J.,  John W., Henry, Richard A., Martha, & G. Daniel FARMER. Cynthia
FARMER died ? in Mangum, OK.  Henry and Cynthia migrated to POLK CO.., MO in 1850 and resided in Polk  and Cedar counties until 1859 then moved on to TX (Denton Co.). In 1900  they then located in Greer County, OK. In 1901 Henry FARMER returned to  TX and died in June 1901.  If anyone reading this message knows of this family, please contact me at
CFran66@aol.com. Thank you! Carol

Betty Houchins Blevins                                                              Sun Aug 3 18:27:55 1997
NALL - YOUNGER:  I am searching for information of the family of THOMAS and MARY "POLLY" NALL YOUNGER.  MARY NALL was born December 25, 1768 in Cumberland County, North Carolina and married THOMAS YOUNGER  by 1787. In 1820 they were living in Williamson County, Tennessee. THOMAS YOUNGER died in 1834 in  Williamson County, Tennessee. MARY NALL YOUNGER died February 1864 and is buried in the Stockton cemetery in Cedar County, Missouri. They had eight (8) sons and six (6) daughters. I am researching the NALL family history and I need to know the names, dates of birth, death, etc of their children.

Ellen Marquis-Horner                                                              24 July 8:24:32 1997
McWILLIAMS:   Alexander McWILLIAMS is listed under "Early Settlers" as having entered land in Cedar co. in 1839. He is buried in Love Mound Cemetery, Cedar twnp. His children enumerated in 1850 MO census, Cedar co.: Euphena H.R.-b. 1835 in IN; Armilda-b.1836 in IN; Ellman-b.1838 in OH; John E.-b. 1841 in MO; Clarissa-b. 11 May 1842 in Cedar co., Eliza J.-b. 1847 in MO. Clarissa m. John C. MARQUIS in Cedar co. in 1861. Would like to correspond with any descendants of Alex McWILLIAMS.

Linda Jane Hill Jones                                                           19 July 9:32:20  1997                    McWATERS:   I have a letter written which was written in 1860 by my great great grandmother, Mary Jane Salmon McWaters. Although she signs her name with a double T as McWatters, the correct spelling was probably McWaters with one T.  Her letter is to her sister Amanda Journey. At the top, Cedar County, Mo is clearly written along with the date: July 29th, 1860. It's a wonderful two page letter. She speaks of the hard times that they are having. Her husband was Hugh W. McWaters, and her children were named John, William, Hugh, Albert, Rosalie, Elizabeth, Amanda, Virginia and Joseph. Joseph is my great grandfather who was adopted by another couple soon after this letter was written. Seems as though something horrible happened and the family was split up. Joseph carried this letter around in his pocket his whole life and never saw any of his family again. I am trying to find out what happened to the family. She writes they have about 25 acres, all bottom land. Do you know of a Bee Creek? I know that I've heard of a Bear Creek. Could this be the same? I read a news article written in the Jefferson City Newspaper, Friday, January 1, 1875 that talks about a "Terrible McWaters" that was going to prison in Nebraska City for being a murderer after a long history of riding with the proslavery raiders in Kansas, riding with Bill Anderson, John and Fletch Taylor and other "desperate bushwackers." His name was William McWaters. Also said his mother was a Kentucky woman.  As the article continues, "soon after the rebellion broke out he joind a company of the boys who burnt the Platte bridge and precipitated a Hannibla and St. Jo Railroad train into an awful chasm, killing many of the passengers, because Federal soldiers were among them. The he enlisted with Jim Giddins' band, and fought under General Price for six months. On coming back home to Bee Creek (Bear Creek?) he found the familly residence burnt, his father and brother killed by the militia, and the rest of the family driven off in banishment.   If this William McWaters is really the brother of Joseph, my great grandfather, then the story of the family being banished might account for  the adoption of Joseph who was only 2 or 3 at the time. I've looked for Mary McWaters in the 1870 census all over Missouri. I wonder if she could haved died in Cedar County. In short, I'm looking for any information about this family. Hope someone out there has heard of them. Thank you,

Jim Woodyard                                                                Tues  Jul 15 06:28:32  1997
WEAVER - LEONARD  Seeking any information or connections with John Clarindian Weaver, b. 1868 in Pope Co. IL., m. Margaret Ellen Leonard in 1891. Parents of John were Francis and Martha Weaver. Martha supposedly died in Stockton, MO at the age of 93. It is understood that there were 3 other sons, Sam, Arthur and Jim. It is not know when Weaver family relocated from IL to MO but John and family relocated to Montague Co. TX in 1906.

Billie Denny                                                                      Wed Jul 2 07:57:03 1997
Have portrait of BERTHA BRYSON MIDDAUGH and son taken by Huff Sisters in Stockton, MO. Is anyone interested?

Lynne Hearn                                                                        Thu Jun 26 21:46:36 1997
ENGLEMAN - HARMON, Lookin for information on CHRISTOPHER OLIVER ENGLEMAN m. CATHERINE HARMON. Shown in the soundex for Cedar Co. living with wife 2 children GEORGE AND SALLY and Martha Hickman(his sister) All moved to Texas. Have Texas info.

Larry Robertson                                                                      Tue Jun 24  17:04:01 1997
, I am looking for relatives and rescerchers of the ROBERTSON families that lived in Cedar County and Vernon  County. At least 4 brothers moved there in the 1800's. They were  James ROBERTSON, born abt.1828, John W. Robertson, born abt.1820, Jerimiah ROBERTSON, born abt.1845, and Cornelius ROBERTSON, born 1831, died 1872. These were brothers that were born in Tennessee. The names of some James ROBERTSON's children were James Allen, Woodson, Luther Thomas, Catherine Jane, and Martha E. The names of John W. ROBERTSON's children were T.L., Georgia, J.C., L.B., E.S. C.R., Miranda, Mary, James, Louisa, W.W., E.T., T.J.D, and John W. ROBERTSON. John's children by 2 marriages, Nancy ? and Jamila, and a possible 3rd - Elizabeth. Jerimiah ROBERTSON's  children by Elizabeth were: Martha J., and Mary L. Please contact me to share information on these families. My s-mail is Larry Robertson, 107 Bob Davis Rd., Gray, Tennessee,  37615.

Kenny Thornton                                                                        Sat Jun 21 20:24:00 1997
THORNTON  Polk Co.1840 census page 190, shows John Thornton head of house his wife and 1 male child 15 to 20 years of age, 2 male chrildren 5 to 10 years, 1 male child 5 or under, 1 female child 5 to 10 years 1 female child 5 or under, 2 adults 30 to 40 1 male and 1 female. I am looking for any information you may have on this family names and dates on any of them. I belive John died in December of 1840 and Joseph L. Thornton was born January 11, 1841, could this be his missing family? Also need mothers name, wife of John. Joseph lived in Polk and Cedar Counties all of his life, he passed away on September 4,1914 and is buried in Omer cemetery in Cedar Co. Would like to know burial place of John and wife Thornton. Can't find family after 1840 census they seem to have disappered PLEASE HELP IF YOU CAN. THANK YOU!

Diana Nidick                                                                            Wed Jun 11 21:14:54 1997
LUCY WINGFIELD died Cedar Co MO 1860 wife of JAMES WINGFIELD she was born Shelby Co KY 1798 the daughter of DANIEL and RACHEL LINDSAY APPLEGATE, LUCY and JAMES had a daughter HARRIET who married BENJAMIN WILLIAMS and came to Oregon in 1843 with her uncles CHARLES, LINDSAY and JESSE APPLEGATE looking for any information on LUCY WINGFIELD And daughter HARIET WINGFIELD WILLIAMS and her husband BENJAMIN WILLIAMS.

Eveline Mari Crocker                                                          Tue Jun 10 11:44:51 1997
TARR - BELL - HILL:  seeking information James Tarr born 1832 in Va, wife Mary Louciana ? born 1834 in Indiana , Children: James F. born 1855 , Sarah 1857, Mo. ,Wiley born 1859 Mo., William A born 1862 Mo.married Nancy E Bell 1840 Cedar Co Mo. Cordie F born 1869 married Milo Hill Cedar Co. Mo 1840 need all info on ancestors. this was found in a 1880 census of Mo I believe    Praraie or greentop township in you co.

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