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Near Seaton,  Phelps County, MO.

This was copied from "Ozark Heritage Dent County Missouri Area Cemeteries & Families" Vol III 1994 by Ken Fiebelman of Salem, MO.

Reprinted with the permission of Ken Fiebelman on behalf of the Dent County Historical Society



ANDERSON, JAMES CLEMONS 'CLEM'     Died 1890s.     Married Elizabeth (she died on way to Phelps County) Children: David (buried Blackwell Cemetery ) Thomas 'Tom' Slayton (Married America Johnson in Dent County, both buried Wagoner, OK). Family came from Greenville, KY. Tom & America Anderson's children: Elvin, Fred, & Percy
(twins), Alma, Monte, Marie, Mamie.


Sep. 10, 1839 – Mar. 26, 1918.    Son of William & Rachel Ellsberry. Civil War Veteran.
ADAMS     Sep. 15, 1834 – Jan. 17, 1944     Daughter of Riley Andrew 'Andy' Adams & Polly Malone Adams (buried Asher Cemetery ) Children: Henry M., Isaac, James, Nancy J. (Married Meridith Martin White), Mary E. (Married James Allen White), Martha (Married George White, buried Asher Cemetery).


MALONE      Nov. 15, 1875 – Jan. 29, 1953.    Daughter of Micajab 'Cage' Malone & Mary Elizabeth Shoemate Malone (buried Asher Cemetery).

BELL, HENRY 'MARION'     Mar. 4, 1870 – Oct. 22, 1955.     Son of Enoch Elisha Bell & Mary 'Polly' Adams. Nine children: Austin, Timothy (married Mayme E. Arthur, (died 2/1/1983, buried in Hazelwood Cemetery , Springfield; lived at Cabool, grocery business for years); Ora (married Ernest Watkins, buried Cedar Grove Cemetery), Ostis, Roxie (married Donald Halbrook); Lovie (single), Dovie Frey, Ad (married Marie Coppedge), & Opal (married 1) Cecil Plank, married 2) _____ Davardo, married 3) Steve Husky) brother of Katie Howe (Sterling CO)


BELL, AUSTIN     Died Jun., 1974.    Son of Marion Bell & Hattie Malone Bell. Age 77. Taught for 40 years in rural schools, Phelps County, area; served as Phelps County Circuit
Clerk & Recorder last 14 yrs.; Married Blanche Fink, Children: Edith, Ruth, Cecil, Paul, Donald, & Geraldine. (or Gerald?)


BELL, EDITH MARION     Mar. 8, 1933 - Mar. 30, 1938.    Daughter of Austin Bell & Blanche Fink Bell.


BELL, GERALD     Son of Austin Bell & Blanche Fink Bell.


BELL, OSTIS     Nov. 7, 1898 - Jan. 4, 1969.    Son of Marion Bell & Hattie Malone Bell. Married Marie Gray. No children.


BELL, PAUL     Son of Austin Bell & Blanche Fink Bell. Never married.


HALBROOK, DONALD E.     Jan. 28, 1933 – Jul. 23, 1991.     Son of Howard Halbrook & Marie Sanders Halbrook. Married Roxie Bell. Veteran, Korean Conflict. Worked in automobile industry.


WHITE, MARY ELIZABETH BELL     Nov. 27, 1853 – Jun. 17, 1902.    Married James Allen White in 1882; (he is buried at Boss Cemetery ). Six children: James E. (married Georgia Hutchison) & Jessie (married Lee A. Redwine; both buried at Blackwell Cemetery); Henry J. (married Bessie Byrd, buried North Lawn Cemetery); Arthur 'Ott' A. (married Ethel Ledbetter, buried Asher Cemetery ), Esther Johnson, & Pearle (died age 8).

Note: James Allen White married 2nd Susie Rosetta Crumm, 1905, 5 Children: Winfred (died inf.); Nettie Irene (married Willard Short), Ernest  & James Alva (all buried Boss Cemetery ), Oval Ray (married Ollie June Brown, he is at buried Cedar Grove Cemetery).


WHITE, NANCY J. BELL    Sep. 7, 1863 - Mar. 7, 1897.      Married Merdith 'Med' Martin White in 1887, 1 daughter, Dora (married Tom Rudd); he later married Ida Elizabeth
Adams in 1897 and they had eight children; they are both buried Cedar Grove Cemetery.)


WHITE, ORA PEARLE     Sep. 2, 1893 - Jul. 17, 1901.    Daughter of James Allen White & Mary Elizabeth Bell.


WHITE, WINFRED      Oct. 11, 1916 - Jan. 25, 1917.    Son of James Allen White & Susie R. Crumm.



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