Descendants of KENTON HARPER KINNEY
Compiled and generously submitted by Lois Cossel McMillin
Many thanks to Lois and the ladies who contributed to her work!
Generation No. 1
1. KENTON HARPER5 KINNEY (ROBERT HENRY4, NICHOLAS CABELL3, CHESLEY2, WILLIAM1) was born July 19, 1853 in VA, Augusta Co., and died January 29, 1941 in MO, Fabius Twp, Schuyler Co., interred Barker cem., Scotland Co., MO. He married (1) OBERIE FLORENCE SIMPSON January 6, 1875 in KY, Knoxville. She was born September 8, 1852, and died January 1, 1895 in MO, Scotland Co., Hitt, interred Barker cem. He married (2) AUGUSTA VIRGINIA WEBB February 15, 1899 in KY, daughter of JAMES WEBB and LUCINDA MEECE. She was born July 6, 1862 in KY, Grant Co., and died June 17, 1929 in MO, Scotland Co., near Hitt, interred Barker cem.
Please note: Kenton Harper's tombstone states the year of his death was 1940, however, his obituary states the year of his death as 1841.
Notes for KENTON HARPER KINNEY:
KENTON HARPER KINNEY FAMILY REUNION
A crowd gathered at the home of K. H. Kinney in the south part of the county, to spend the Fourth it being a reunion of the family. All the children and grandchildren were present and a number of neighbors and friends, about 56 in all.
A bounteous dinner was served on the lawn by the neighbors and friends. Every body enjoyed themselves and had plenty to eat. In the evening some music was rendered with Mrs. Hazel Lawrence at the organ.
Everybody went home feeling that they had spent the day well. Tom Gordy was present with his camera and a number of pictures were taken. Those of the family present were: Mr. and Mrs. K. H. Kinney, Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Kinney and three children, Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Kinney and three children, Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Kinney and two children, of Ottumwa, Mr. and Mrs. F.H. Kinney and baby, Mr. and Mrs. U. S. Zaerr and four children, Mr. and Mrs. George Cossel and baby of Bloomfield.
Those present besides relatives were as follows, Geo. Lawrence, wife and baby, Jack Stephenson, George and Wm. Yore, Donald Bowman, Kinney Daniels, L. N. and Roy Kinney, Sam Lawrence, Charley and Earl Turner, Alpha Cossel, Tom Gordy, T.M. Caywood, Clara Turner, Lila Conaway, Lillie Edna and Daisy Lawrence, Mr. and Mrs. John Yore, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mann and son, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Lawrence, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Newland.
Transcribed by LGM on March 30, 1999, from a Bloomfield, IA
newspaper clipping, dated July 1915.
KENTON HARPER KINNEY OBITUARY
FUNERAL OF K. H. KINNEY
Was Held at Barker U. B. Church Thursday Afternoon
Funeral services for K. H. Kinney were held at Barker Church Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. L. R. Purvis, of Mendola, Mo., assisted by Rev. Bertha Porter of Livonia, and the pastor Rev. A. A. Williams.
The Barker Choir sang, accompanied by Mrs. A. A. Williams at the piano.
Pallbearers were six of his grandsons, Virgil Kinney, Ray Kinney, Kenton Kinney, Verlin Zaerr, Kinney Cossel and Cecil Cossel.
Flower girls were two granddaughters, Velda Zaerr and Rosalie Cossel.
Interment was in the Barker cemetery.
Kenton Harper Kinney was a son of Robert and Rachel Kinney. He was born near Staunton, Virginia, July 19, 1853, and died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Uriah Zaerr, Jan. 29, 1941, age 87 years.
When he was five years old his parents moved to Knoxville, Kentucky, where he grew to manhood and was married Jan 6, 1875, to Oberie L. Simpson.
To this union, six children were born, five of whom survive: Mrs. Uriah Zaerr and Mrs. George Cossel, both of Downing; Chesley Kinney of Pulaski; Leon Kinney of Ottumwa and Fred Kinney of Downing. One son, Robert, died at his home in Ottumwa, Sept. 9, 1933.
His wife died Jan. 1, 1895. He was married, Feb. 14, 1899, to Augusta Webb, who died June 17, 1929.
He came to Missouri over 50 years ago and spent most of his life on his farm near Hitt. He lived one year near Carmi, Ill., and a few years in Downing. The past ten years he has made his home with his children.
Soon after coming to Missouri, he united with the United Brethren Church at Barker and remained a faithful member 8ntil his death.
Besides the three children, he leaves nineteen grandchildren and thirty-one great grandchildren.
Transcribed by LGM on July 30, 2001 from the Sarah Jane Gordy and Mabel Kinney Gordy compilations of obituaries.
Notes for AUGUSTA VIRGINIA WEBB:
AUGUSTA WEBB OBITUARY
MRS. K. H. KINNEY FUNERAL AT BARKER CHURCH
The funeral of Mrs. K. H. Kinney, who for many years lived in Miller township, was held at the Barker church, Tuesday, June18th and the services were conducted by Rev. Dan Newland. Burial was in the cemetery at that place. The pall bearers were C. C. Kinney, R. P. Kinney, Roy Kinney, Virgil Kinney, L. B. Kinney and Fred Kinney.
Mrs. Augusta Kinney, daughter of James and Lucinda Webb, was born in Grant County, KY, July 6, 1862, and died at her home near Hitt, June 17, 1929. She was married to Kenton H. Kinney, February 14, 1899 and came with him to Scotland County, Mo., where she has lived ever since, with the exception of three years, they lived in Downing.
She was a member of the United Brethren church at Barker, was converted during the pastorate of Rev. L. R. Purvis. She leaves to mourn her death her husband, six children, nineteen grandchildren, three great grandchildren and one brother, two sisters and many other relatives and friends.
Transcribed by LGM from a very faint copy of an obituary in the Sarah Jane Gordy Mason and Mabel Kinney Gordy compilation of obituaries.
Children of KENTON KINNEY and OBERIE SIMPSON are:
i. CHESLEY CHAPMAN6 KINNEY, b. February 20, 1877, KY; d. 1958,
IA, Pulaski, at his home, interred MO, Scotland Co, Barker cem..
ii. LEONIDAS (LON) BELL KINNEY, b. January 5, 1879, KY, Grant
Co.; d. June 4, 1959, IA, Wapello Co. Ottumwa, interred Shaul cem.
iii. ROBERT PORTERFIELD KINNEY, b. August 23, 1881, KY,
Knoxville, Pendleton Co.; d. September 9, 1933, IA, Wapello Co., Ottumwa,
interred Scotland Co., MO, Barker cem.5.
iv. ROSETTA (ROSY) LOUSIA KINNEY, b. October 23, 1884, MO,
Scotland Co; d. April 28, 1982, MO, Schuyler Co., Queen City, interred Barker
cem., Scotland Co., MO.
v. FREDERICK HILLMAN KINNEY, b. March 15, 1888, MO, Scotland
Co; d. March 1, 1975, MO, Schuyler Co., Downing, interred Barker cem. Scotland
vi. BESSIE FLORENCE KINNEY, b. December 9, 1889, MO, Scotland
Co.; d. January 24, 1973, MO. Scotland Co., interred Barker cem.
Generation No. 2
2. CHESLEY CHAPMAN6 KINNEY (KENTON HARPER5, ROBERT HENRY4, NICHOLAS CABELL3, CHESLEY2, WILLIAM1) was born February 20, 1877 in KY, and died 1958 in IA, Pulaski, at his home, interred MO, Scotland Co, Barker cem. He married DAISY GERTRUDE BOWMAN February 12, 1902 in MO, Scotland Co. Memphis, daughter of JAMES BOWMAN and ELIZABETH LEWIS. She was born April 10, 1882 in IA, Villisca, and died November 10, 1973 in IA, Wapello Co., Ottumwa, interred MO, Scotland Co, Barker cem.
Notes for DAISY GERTRUDE BOWMAN:
DAISY GERTRUDE BOWMAN OBITUARY
Mrs. C. C. Kinney
PULASKI------------Gertrude Kinney, 91, died Saturday at 9:05 a.m. at Jefferson Square Manor in Ottumwa.
She was born in Villisca April 10, 1882, to James and Elizabeth Bowman. A resident of Davis County more than 50 years, she was affiliated with the United Brethren Barker Church. She married Chesley Chapman Kinney on Feb. 12, 1902, at Memphis, Mo.
Surviving are two sons, Virgil of Kirksville, Mo., and Leland of Milton; one daughter, one sister, Mrs. Minnie Kinney of Ottumwa; nine grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Her husband, one daughter, four brothers, one sister, two grandchildren and one great-grandchild preceded her in death.
The service was held today at Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield, with the Rev. Lowell Newland officiating, assisted by the Rev. Lauris Meek. Burial was in Barker Cemetery at Scotland County, Mo.
Transcribed by LGM on July 30, 2001 from the Sarah Jane Gordy Mason and Mabel Kinney Gordy Obituary Compilation. There was a small note at the end of the obituary, which stated the clipping had come from the Ottumwa Courier Nov. 12, '73. Summarized by LGM on October 24, 2001.
Children of CHESLEY KINNEY and DAISY BOWMAN are:
i. VIRGIL7 KINNEY, b. June 23, 1906, MO, Scotland Co.; d.
October 10, 1976, MO., Adair Co., Kirksville, interred Maple Hills cem.; m.
GRACE (GRANNY) JACKSON, June 22, 1935, MO, Kirksville, Adair Co.; b. September
29, 1917, MO., Schuyler Co.; d. February 10, 1990, IA, Hendrick, interred MO,
Adair Co., Kirksville, Maple Hills cem.
Notes for VIRGIL KINNEY:
Virgil Joseph Kinney, 70, dies at a Kirksville, Mo.,
hospital October 10, 1976. He had been hospitalized since October 3, 1976,
and in failing health for over a year.
Virgil was born June 23, 1906, in Scotland County, near
Memphis, Mo. He was the son of Chesley C. and Daisy Gertrude Bowman
June 22, 1935, he married Grace Jackson in Kirksville, Mo.
She survives. Also surviving are one son and one daughter, one brother,
and one sister, and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one infant child,
one sister and one grandson.
Kinney had been employed at Ruby Green Seed Co., Inc, for
25 years. Later, he worked at the Shrine Club until his retirement one
He was a member of the Bullion United Methodist Church and
the Methodist Men of the church.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 13, 1976,
with the Rev. Beryl Grogg, pastor of the Bullion United Methodist Church and the
Rev. Glynn Campbell pastor of the First Free Will Baptist Church in charge of
the services. Burial was in the Maple Hill Cemetery at Kirksville, Mo.
Casket bearers were Raymond Shahan, Kay Ratcliff, Truman Wingle, Glen Green,
Harold Prapst and Frederick Hamer.
Transcribed by LGM on Dec. 14, 1999 from an undated Davis
County Republican newspaper clipping and summarized by LGM on October 24, 2001.
Notes for GRACE (GRANNY) JACKSON:
Obituary - Grace Kinney
Grace ("Granny") Kinney, 72, of Chillicothe died
Saturday (February 10, 1990) at Hedrick Medical Center.
Born in Schuyler County on September 29, 1917, she was the
daughter of Willie and Opal McNary Jackson. On June 22, 1935 in Kirksville, she
married Virgil Kinney, who preceded her in death in 1976. Also preceding her in
death were an infant daughter and one grandson.
Surviving are one son and one daughter, three sisters,
Inez, Gladys, and Mary; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several
nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Kinney was a homemaker and had been employed as a cook
at the El Kadir Shrine Club and Elaine's Dining Room in Kirksville for several
years. She had lived in Chillicothe for the past 14 years. She was a member of
the Chillicothe United Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning (February 13,
1990) at 10:30 at the Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe with Dr. Earl Griffith
officiating. Burial will be in Maple Hills Cemetery in Kirksville with graveside
services conducted by the Rev. Burl Dean Cragg.
Transcribed by Dan Laughlin who sent the file to LGM on
June 18, 2001. The obituary was from a Lancaster, Schuyler Co., MO.
newspaper - likely the Excelsior. Summarized by LGM on October 24, 2001.
ii. LELAND C. KINNEY, b. April 15, 1916, MO, Scotland Co.;
d. May 18, 1984, IA, Davis Co. Bloomfield, interred Milton, IA, Sunnyside
Notes for LELAND C.
LELAND C. KINNEY
Leland C. Kinney
MILTON-----------Leland C. Kinney, 68, died at the Davis
County Hospital on Friday evening, May 18, 1984.
He was born on April 15, 1916, in Scotland County, Mo., the
son of Chesley and Gertrude Bowman Kinney.
He was a retired filling station employee.
He is survived by his wife, one step daughter and one step
son, six step grandchildren, eight step great grandchildren, and one sister.
Services were held on Monday, May 21, 1984 at 1:30 p.m. at
the Milton Christian Church, conducted by Rev, Ed Poole and Rev. John Hulsizer.
A memorial was established to the Heritage House.
Burial was at Sunnyside Cemetery of Milton.
Priester Funeral Chapel of Milton was in charge of
Transcribed by LGM on July 30, 2001 from the Sarah Jane
Gordy Mason and Mabel Kinney Gordy Obituary Compilation. The funeral guide
stated that the following were casket bearers: John Huff, Don Critchfield, Larry
Downing, James Downing, Billy Lunsford, and Wayne Lunsford. Summarized by
LGM on October 24, 2001.
3. LEONIDAS (LON) BELL6 KINNEY (KENTON HARPER5, ROBERT HENRY4, NICHOLAS CABELL3, CHESLEY2, WILLIAM1) was born January 5, 1879 in KY, Grant Co., and died June 4, 1959 in IA, Wapello Co. Ottumwa, interred Shaul cem. He married MINNIE PEARL BOWMAN September 7, 1899 in MO, Scotland Co., at the home of Wm. Barker, daughter of JAMES BOWMAN and ELIZABETH LEWIS. She was born June 8, 1885 in IA, Montgomery Co., Elliot, and died November 5, 1984 in IA, Wapello Co., Ottumwa.
Notes for LEONIDAS (LON) BELL KINNEY:
LEONIDAS BELL KINNEY OBITUARY
L. D. (B) Kinney Dies; Ottumwan 41 Years
Leonidas D. (Lon) Kinney, 80, 401 Hamilton Street, died at 8:35 a.m. today at the St. Joseph hospital.
Son of Kenton H. and Oberie F. Simpson Kinney, he was born in Grant county, Kentucky on January 5, 1879. He had lived in Ottumwa for 41 years.
Mr. Kinney was a member of the Willard Street Methodist church. He was an employe(e) of the John Deere Ottumwa Works from 1918 to 1945 when he retired.
Surviving are his wife, Minnie, a son, Harley Kinney of Ottumwa; two daughters, Mrs. Nellie Williamson of Phoenix, Ariz. and Mrs. Mabel Sweeney of Granger, Mo.; and two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Cossell, also of Downing, and Mrs. Rosa Zaerr of Queen City, Mo.
Preceding him in death were a son, two grandsons and two brothers.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Willard Street Methodist church. The Rev. Cecil Latta, pastor, will be in charge. Burial will be in the Shaul cemetery. The body will be taken from the Curl funeral home in Bloomfield to the Traul funeral home Friday morning where friends may call. The casket will be taken to the church at noon Saturday and will be closed at the beginning of the service.
Transcribed by LGM on July 30, 2001 from the Sarah Jane Gordy Mason and Mabel Kinney Gordy Obituary Compilation.
Bonnie Wilson took the data for L.B. from his obituary. Another person had thought his death date was April 21, 1958.
Marriage Notes for LEONIDAS KINNEY and MINNIE BOWMAN:
MINNIE BOWMAN AND LEONIDAS KINNEY 50th ANNIVERSARY
Kinneys Observe Golden Wedding
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Kinney, 1017 West Second Street, will observe their golden wedding anniversary Wednesday when their son and daughter - in - law, Mr. and Mrs. Harley L. Kinney will hold open house in their honor in their home, 434 Hackworth Street, at 7 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Kinney, who is the former Minnie Bowman, were married September 7, 1899, by the Rev. U. O. Deputy, pastor of the Barker United Brethren church of Scotland County, Mo. They were attended by the bridegroom's brother and sister, C.C. Kinney of Pulaski and Rosa Kinney, now Mrs. Uriah Zaerr, of Queen City, Mo.
The Kinney's began housekeeping in Scotland county on the farm now occupied by Mr. Kinney's brother - in - law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. George Cossell. On Sunday a family dinner was held at the Cossell home honoring the Kinneys and open house was held during the afternoon. In 1917 they moved to Ottumwa where Mr. Kinney was employed at the Dain Mfg. Co. He worked more than 26 years for the company and was retired three years ago at the present John Deere Ottumwa Works.
The Kinney's have three children, Mrs. T. A. Gordy of Gorin, Mo.; Mrs. M. J. Williamson of Phoenix, Ariz; and their son Harley L. Kinney of Ottumwa.
Transcribed by LGM on February 21, 1999 from an Ottumwa, IA
newspaper clipping - no date note on the clipping.
Transcribed by LGM on February 21, 1999 from an Ottumwa, IA newspaper clipping - no date note on the clipping.
Large Crowd at Golden Wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Kinney Sunday
A large crowd of relatives and friends met at the George Cossel home Sunday in honor of the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Kinney of Ottumwa.
About 85 were present during the day. A cooperative dinner was enjoyed at noon. The table centerpiece was a lovely three tiered white cake decorated especially for the occasion with white roses and gold figures. It was brought by Mr. and Mrs. Harley Kinney. The living room was decorated with bouquets of yellow chrysanthemums, marigolds and other garden flowers, also crepe paper streamers and a 50th anniversary poster in gold and white.
Cake, ice tea and coffee were served to the guests in the afternoon.
L. B. Kinney and Miss Minnie Bowman were married in Memphis, Sept. 7, 1899, by Rev. U. O. Deputy, pastor of Barker United Brethren church. They made their home for many years on the farm now owned by George Cossel. They moved to Ottumwa about thirty years ago. Two of their children were present to enjoy the day with them. One daughter, Mrs. M. J. Williamson and husband of Phoenix, Arizona were unable to be present.
Those enjoying the day were the guests of honor, Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Kinney, their son Harold Kinney and wife of Ottumwa, a daughter, Mrs. T. A. Gordy, husband and children and girl friend of Gorin; Mr. and Mrs. Uriah Zaerr and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Fryrear and children of Queen City; Mr. and Mrs. Verlin Zaerr of Bloomfield; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Kinney and children; Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Cossel and children; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Cossel and children; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kinney; Mrs. Kinney Cossel and children; Mr. and Mrs. Hobert Gooden and son; Mr. and Mrs. Dan Mason; Mr. and Mrs. Lew Rush; Mr. and Mrs. John Fryrear; Mr. and Mrs. Edd Houghland; Rev. and Mrs. E. D. Sell; Mrs.Cleve Crook and grandchildren; Mrs. Weston Dougherty and children; Mrs. Helen Billups; Mr. and Mrs. Guy Ruggles; Mrs. Etta Ruggles; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fryrear and children; Roy Kinney, John Newland and Roy Tucker.
Transcribed by LGM on February 21, 1999, from a Memphis
newspaper clipping which was not dated.
Transcribed by LGM on February 21, 1999, from a Memphis newspaper clipping which was not dated.
Children of LEONIDAS KINNEY and MINNIE BOWMAN are:
i. MABEL NAOMI /NEOMA7 KINNEY, b. August 17, 1900, MO,
Scotland Co., Hitt; d. December 27, 1987, MO, Scotland Co., Memphis; m. (1)
THOMAS ANDERSON GORDY, November 21, 1918, IA, Wapello Co., Ottumwa; b. March 4,
1889, MO., Scotland Co.; d. January 15, 1952,?, interred MO, Scotland Co.,
Miller Twp., Barker cem.; m. (2) ELI HERSCHELL SWEENEY, December 6, 1956, MO,
Clark Co., Wyacondah.
ii. ELMER FLOYD KINNEY, b. August 2, 1907, MO, Scotland Co.,
Hitt; d. January 12, 1908, MO, Scotland Co., Hitt.
iii. HARLEY LEONADIS KINNEY, b. February 3, 1910, MO, Scotland
Co., Hitt; d. September 17, 1994, IA, Wapello Co., Ottumwa;
iv. NELLIE PEARL KINNEY, b. April 26, 1915, MO, Scotland Co.,
Hitt; d. August 29, 1990, AZ, Scottsdale, interred Buckeye Louis B. Hazelton cem.;
m. (1) MARTIN J. WILLIAMSON; m. (2) MARVIN MACE; b. Abt. 1913, IA, Wapello Co.
Ottumwa; d. September 4, 1990, AZ, Scottsdale, cremains interred Buckeye Louis
B. Hazelton cem. at foot of his wife's grave.
Nellie Mace Marvin Mace
Nellie Mace Marvin Mace
OTTUMWA-----Former Ottumwan Nellie Mace, 73, of Phoenix,
Ariz., died Aug 29, 1990, at Shadow Mountain Health Care in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Her husband, former Ottumwan C. Marvin Mace, 77, also of
Phoenix, died Sept 4, 1990, at Shadow Mountain.
She was born in Missouri and was a public accountant and
comptroller. He was born in Ottumwa and was a farm equipment salesman.
They are survived by five daughters/stepdaughters, her
brother, and 16 grandchildren.
Memorial may be made to the Hospice of the Valley, 240 W.
Osborn Road, Suite 200, Phoenix, Ariz., 85013.
Greer Chapel and Funeral Home of Phoenix was in charge of
Transcribed by LGM on July 30, 2001 from the Sarah Jane
Gordy Mason and Mabel Kinney Gordy Obituary Compilation. There was a note
with the clipping, which stated that Marvin was 'cremated - buried at the foot
of Nellie's Grave same day'. The funeral guide gave the burial site as
Louis B. Hazelton Cemetery in Buckeye, Arizona. Summarized by LGM on October 24,
4. ROBERT PORTERFIELD6 KINNEY (KENTON HARPER5, ROBERT HENRY4, NICHOLAS CABELL3, CHESLEY2, WILLIAM1) was born August 23, 1881 in KY, Knoxville, Pendleton Co., and died September 9, 1933 in IA, Wapello Co., Ottumwa, interred Scotland Co., MO, Barker cem. He married ELIZABETH ZAERR December 20, 1903 in MO, Vinta, at the home of the bride, daughter of ANTHONY ZAERR and MARY MILLER. She was born October 24, 1885 in MO, Lancaster, Schuyler Co., and died October 31, 1975 in MO, Scotland Co., interred Barker cem.
Children of ROBERT KINNEY and ELIZABETH ZAERR are:
i. GEORGE SAMUEL7 KINNEY, b. May 30, 1906, MO, Scotland Co.;
d. September 1, 1963, IA, Ottumwa, interred Memorial Lawn Cemetery.
ii. MARY VIRGINIA ESTELLA KINNEY, b. May 13, 1909, MO,
Scotland Co; d. November 22, 1972, IA, Wapello Co., Bladenburg
5. ROSETTA (ROSY) LOUSIA6 KINNEY (KENTON HARPER5, ROBERT HENRY4, NICHOLAS CABELL3, CHESLEY2, WILLIAM1) was born October 23, 1884 in MO, Scotland Co, and died April 28, 1982 in MO, Schuyler Co., Queen City, interred Barker cem., Scotland Co., MO. She married URIAH S. ZAERR January 8, 1905 in Scotland Co., MO, son of ANTHONY ZAERR and MARY MILLER. He was born January 1, 1883 in MO, Schuyler Co, and died December 22, 1964 in MO, interred Barker cem. Scotland Co., MO.
More About ROSETTA (ROSY) LOUSIA KINNEY:
Cause: myocardial failure, cerebral thrombosis
Children of ROSETTA KINNEY and URIAH ZAERR are:
i. VERLIN KINNEY7 ZAERR, b. October 16, 1908, MO, Schuyler Co;
d. December 29, 1975, MO, Adair Co, Kirksville, interred Scotland Co., Barker
cem.; m. (1) MARJORIE VIOLA FLETCHER, MO, Scotland Co; b. June 28, 1921; d.
August 22, 1978, Interred Scotland Co., MO, Barker cem.; m. (2) INA IRENE
FRYREAR, December 24, 1930, MO, at Bride's parents, John and Edith Fryrear,
north of Downing, MO.; d. November 9, 1969.
More About VERLIN KINNEY ZAERR:
Cause: circulatory collapse, viral pneumonia
ii. IRENE LUCILLE ZAERR, b. August 14, 1910, MO, Scotland Co;
d. October 21, 1996, MO, Plattsburg, interred Scotland Co., MO., Barker cem.; m.
RAYMOND EARL FRYREAR, August 21, 1929, IA, Davis Co, Bloomfield; b. June 26,
1912, MO, Scotland Co; d. August 26, 1969, MO, Scotland Co, interred Barker cem.
iii. MARK ZAERR, b. January 4, 1915, MO, Schuyler Co,
Downing,; d. December 10, 1994, IL., Payson, interred IL, Plainville, Shiloh
vi. BESSIE LAVONA ZAERR, b. November 27, 1912, IA, Davis Co,
Pulaski; d. December 12, 1993, MO, Greene Co, Springfield, interred White Chapel
Memorial Gardens; m. VICTOR HAROLD (VIC) PIPER, September 17, 1932, MO,
Lancaster; b. December 30, 1910, Wilmethville, Adair Co., MO; d. June 5, 1995,
Springfield, Greene Co., MO, interred White Chapel Memorial Gardens.
6. FREDERICK HILLMAN6 KINNEY (KENTON HARPER5, ROBERT HENRY4, NICHOLAS CABELL3, CHESLEY2, WILLIAM1) was born March 15, 1888 in MO, Scotland Co, and died March 1, 1975 in MO, Schuyler Co., Downing, interred Barker cem. Scotland Co., MO. He married NORA ELLEN TURNER April 10, 1912 in MO, Scotland Co, daughter of MITHEROW TURNER and MARY REED. She was born October 16, 1890 in MO, Schuyler Co, and died March 18, 1975 in IA, Davis Co. hos., Bloomfield, interred MO, Scotland Co, Barker cem.
Child of FREDERICK KINNEY and NORA TURNER is:
i. ALFRED RAY (A .R.)7 KINNEY, b. October 5, 1914, MO, Scotland Co; d. June 11, 2000, MO, Northeast Regional Medical Center, Kirksville, Adair Co., interred Barker Cemetery, Scotland Co., MO.
Notes for Alfred Ray Kinney:
ALFRED RAY (A .R.) KINNEY Obituary
Alfred Ray Kinney, 85, of Downing, Mo. died on Sunday, June
11, at the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Mo.
He grew up in the Barker vicinity where he was born.
He attended the North Barker rural school through the eighth grade. At the
age of 15 he became a member of the Barker United Brethren Church. He had
served as Sunday School teacher, lay delegate to Conference and also in many
other areas of the church. He and his wife served on the Barker Cemetery
Board for nearly 25 years. He was secretary and treasurer for that
cemetery board and he and his wife had cared for the cemetery for nearly 50
years. A. R. and his wife took over the care for the Barker cemetery after
the death of George Cossel (husband of Bessie Florence Kinney). They moved
into Downing in 1982 and he stayed busy making woven rugs on an old loom.
He is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter, and
several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2000
at 2 p.m. at the Barker United Methodist Church. Ben Wheeler,
lay speaker, will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Glen Lochhead, pastor of the
church. Burial will be in the Barker cemetery.
Summarized version of the obituary by LGM on June 16, 2000
from the Internet version of the Bloomfield Democrat, page 2 of the obituary
section, dated June 16, 2000.
7. BESSIE FLORENCE6 KINNEY (KENTON HARPER5, ROBERT HENRY4, NICHOLAS CABELL3, CHESLEY2, WILLIAM1) was born December 9, 1889 in MO, Scotland Co., and died January 24, 1973 in MO. Scotland Co., interred Barker cem. She married GEORGE WILLIAM COSSEL October 6, 1912 in MO, Scotland Co., by Joseph Dohner, Ev. UB pastor, son of WILLIAM COSSEL and MARTHA NEWLAND. He was born December 25, 1892 in IA, Davis Co, Grove Twp., and died July 23, 1954 in MO, Scotland Co., at his home, interred Barker cem.
Notes for BESSIE FLORENCE KINNEY:
BESSIE FLORENCE KINNEY OBITUARY
Bessie Florence Cossel, daughter of Kenton H. and Oberie Simpson Kinney was born December 9, 1891 in Scotland County, Missouri, and departed this life on January 24, 1973, at the age of 81 years, 1 month and 14 days, at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, who tenderly cared for her during her illness.
On October 6, 1912, she was married to George William Cossel. To this union four children were born.
She is survived by her four children, one son-in-law, two daughters-in-law, nine grandchildren, and twenty-one great-grandchildren. Also, two nephews, Edwin Cossel of Bloomfield, Iowa, and Raymond Cossel of Newton, Iowa who were reared in their home. One brother Fred Kinney, of Downing, Missouri, and one sister, Rosetta Kinney Zaerr of Queen City, Missouri.
Her husband preceded her in death on July 23, 1954. Also her parents, one grandson, Gerald Gooden, three brothers, Chesley, Leon, and Robert Port.
At the age of twelve years she confessed her faith in Christ and became a member of the Barker United Brethren Church. She served her church faithfully in the capacity of Sunday School Teacher and Cradle Roll Superintendent as long as her health permitted.
She was a charter member of the Women's Missionary Society of the Barker Church of which only two charter members remain.
Hers was a long and fruitful life and her many kind and helpful deeds will long be remembered.
Services were conducted at the Barker United Methodist Church by Rev. Lowell Newland under the direction of the Gerth & Baskett Funeral Home in Memphis, Missouri. Music by Mr. and Mrs. LaVerne Weilbrenner, Mr. Charles Tucker, and Mrs. Joe Eddy Harvey accompanied by Mrs. Eunice Tucker. body bearers were grandsons, with interment in the Barker Cemetery.
Transcribed by J.V. McMillin II on 3/8/98 from an obituary
clipping in a scrapbook housed in the Genealogy Room of the Memphis, Mo. Library
and summarized by LGM on October 24, 2001. Original publication source of
the Obituary was likely the Memphis, Mo. Newspaper.
Transcribed by J.V. McMillin II on 3/8/98 from an obituary clipping in a scrapbook housed in the Genealogy Room of the Memphis, Mo. Library and summarized by LGM on October 24, 2001. Original publication source of the Obituary was likely the Memphis, Mo. Newspaper.
Notes for GEORGE WILLIAM COSSEL:
GEORGE WILLIAM COSSEL OBITUARY
George W. Cossel
George W. Cossel, son of William and Martha Cossel, was born December 25, 1892 in Davis County, Iowa and died July 23, 1954 at his home near Hitt, Mo. Age 61 years, six months and twenty nine days.
He was married to Bessie Kinney October 6, 1912. Four children were born to this union.
Surviving are his wife, and four children, two nephews, Edwin Cossel of Bloomfield, IA., and Raymond Cossel, Downing, Mo., who lived in the Cossel home after the death of their parents. Nine grandchildren and a number of other nephews and nieces. One brother Alpha of Pueblo, Colo., and one sister, Ethel Mullenix of Memphis.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Ross and Lee and two sisters Corda and Edith. He has been a member of Barker E.U. B. Church since 1908. He served many years as church trustee and also was on the Barker school board a number of times.
Funeral services were held at Barker church Sunday afternoon at two o'clock conducted by Rev. Bertha Porter assisted by the pastor, Rev. Clyde Sparks.
Music was furnished by a quartet composed of Mrs. Billy Becraft, Mrs. Sydney Moore, Ezra Boal and Elmer Weilbrenner, accompanied by Mrs. Elmer Weilbrenner at the piano. Pall bearers were Vaughn Gleason, Henry Reed, Robert Crook, Carl Cossel, John Fryrear and Roy Tucker.
Flower bearers were the grandchildren. Those helping with the grave were Rev. Sparks, Ray McCullough, Eugene Newland, Hubert Gooden, Grant Blackwell, Charles Tucker, Eugene Piper, John Fryrear, Fred Kinney, Elmer Weilbrenner and Harvey Allen. Interment was in Barker cemetery.
Transcribed by LGM Dec. 19, 1998, from a Downing newspaper clipping saved by Clara Turner Cossel, sister – in – law of George Cossel. The obituary was summarized by LGM on October 24, 2001.
Marriage Notes for BESSIE KINNEY and GEORGE COSSEL:
Note: The marriage of George of Memphis and Bessie of Downing is recorded in the Scotland Co., MO book 6, page 7, of Marriages. Wm. Cossel gave consent for his son George to marry. The young couple were married by Joseph Donher, pastor of the Ev. U.B. church on Oct 6, 1912. . The license was granted on Oct. 3, 1912.
By October 24, 2001, two of George and Bessie Kinney Cossel’s children had died:
i. MATTIE GLADDENE7 COSSEL, b. October 21, 1913, Grove Twp.,
Davis, IA; d. March 20, 1994, interred Barker Cem, Scotland Co., MO.
iii. CECIL EUGENE COSSEL, b. April 25, 1917, IA, Davis Co,
Grove Twp.; d. August 28, 1999, IA, Ft Madison, Community Hospital, interred
Kahoka, MO, cemetery. Cecil’s widow and three children survive.
Note's from CECIL EUGENE COSSEL'S Obituary:
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister,
Gladdene Cossel; one foster brother, Edwin Cossel; a son - in - law, Byron
Young; and a great - grandchild, Adam Gould.
Cecil grew up in Scotland Co., MO and was a member of the
Barker United Methodist Church. He attended North Barker school and farmed
in Scotland Co. until going to work for the highway department for 25 years.
Following his retirement, he went to work for the City of Kahoka as cemetery
sexton until May of 1998 when he was no longer able to work due to ill health.
Cecil enjoyed being outdoors and took pride in his work.
He also enjoyed mushroom hunting, caring for his roses, and feeding birds
Funeral services were Wednesday, September 1 at the Kahoka
United Methodist Church with Reverend James Brice officiating. Mrs. Wanda
Short was organist with Mathew Eder, soloist.
Pallbearers were grandsons.
Memorials were suggested to the American Heart Association,
the American Diabetes Association or the Barker United Methodist Church.
Arrangements were handled by Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka.
Transcribed by LGM on Nov. 11, 1999, from an undated
newspaper sent to her by Mary Harper and summarized by LGM on October 24, 2001.
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