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Mary Thurman

Surnames: THURMAN

Query: I am trying to find more information on Anna Lou Thurman, born 2 Dec 1941 and died 19 Aug 1961. She is buried at the Old Carney cemetery. Thanks in advance for any information that you have. Mary Thurman



Query: Benton T Wright Married Mary Marriott on Sep 13, 1886 in Barry County. I'm looking for any information concerning this family. Children, place of birth.

Tammy Jackson Wild


Query: Updating my information (email and website) for the following families: BRANICK, BUZZARD, CHASE, CLEPPER, JACKSON, LASITER JACKSON - BRANICK Family Page -

William B. Channel


Query: Information about William Henry Channel who lived on the Roaring River and is buried in the Mano Cemetery. Also his wife, Kisiah Norton Channel, and his half-brother, Leonidas Mercer.

Janet Lynch

Surnames: ROLLER

Query: I am looking for any family related to Elisha Roller, Dorthula Roller, Frank Roller, M. Sevier Roller of Sugar Creek township. Barry Co., MO. I would be interested in corresponding with any descendents still living in the area. My Father's mother was raised in an orphanage and passed when my father was 8. He has never had family history. through my research I have located the Rollers, and would love to share with my dad any relatives we have in the area.

Carol Santhuff


Query: John Sperandio operated a tomato canning factory for a time at Leann, MO. I would very much like to have a picture of that factory. Thanks. Carol

Grace Bagwell

Surnames: DONLEY, FRY

Query: I am searching for more information on Maggie/Margaret Fry, daughter of Hammond Fry and Lucinda Elizabeth Thomas. She was born 18 Dec 1883. Her mother later remarried a Henry Donley. In the obituary for her mother it stated that Miss Maggie was at the family home in Monett, MO. I assume Maggie never married since I have found her listed as a Fry. I haven't found her in the 1910 or 1920 census. I have been told she died in 1938, but I haven't found a death certificate for her in Missouri. Any help would be appreciated. Grace



Query: Trying to locate any female descendants of Polly Mahurin Cardwell for comparison to my Mahurin mtDNA sample submitted to FamTreeDNA/Houston. Mary Jane & Lydia Cardwell were orphaned young, Lydia is living in the Kelly household 1870 Barry Census. The sisters parents were: Mr. Cardwell & Polly Mahurin (of Benton Co AR) Mary Jane md John Dallas Babb c1888 Barry Co - lived/d in Newton Co MO. Believe they had at least 1 female. Lydia (b1857) md1 Mr Beshears c1873. He was a Butterfield stage driver/killed in a accident c1876. 2 Ch: Robert (or Joe), & Lorena Belle Beshears. Lorena was b 1875 Ft Smith AR. Lydia md2 Robert Smith. 4 known children: Lulu, Ora, Cleveland, Lila Jane (b1885 Barry Co MO. d young). Lydia, Ora, Lulu, Cleveland are on the 1900 census Ft Smith AR. My great grandmother Lorena Beshears used the Smith surname, she married Thomas Walker of Newton Co MO c1895, both d in Newton Co MO. My female mtDNA is: Polly Mahurin, Lydia Cardwell, Lorena Beshears, Vesta Walker, my mom Christine Green - me. Any help appreciated. Connie

Melissa Lee

Surnames: LEE, TUCKER

Query: I'm looking for any information about John Lafayette Lee, born in 1860, in Cassville, Barry county Missouri. He married Dovie Melissa Tucker in 1880, John's parents were George Arthur Lee and Sarah Ann Banks.

Tyne Firmin

Surnames: DWYER

Query: William J. Dwyer and his wife Isabella (Hanlon) Dwyer lived in Monett on 8th Street during the 1880's. Isabella died sometime after 1885 and William died after 1900. I would like to know where they are buried. Thank you for any assistance in finding them. Tyne Firmin

Joyce Snell


Query: I'm seeking any information on a young girl, Myrtle Good (aka Myrtle Killian). She was a twin (to sister Flora) born Sept 22, 1889 at Aurora, Lawrence Co, MO. On the 1900 census, she is living with family (Edward Simon, wife Dora Ellen Piper Simon) & siblings in Joplin, MO. By 1910 census, this family is near Purdy, MO because my aunt, Ruth, was born in Purdy in 1908. I believe this child could be buried at or near Purdy. Please contact me if the surnames Good, Killian, Piper or Simon "ring any bells". Thanks so much. Joyce Simon Snell

Karen Utter Jennings

Surnames: UTTER

Query: I am looking for information and pictures about the Modern Woodmen of the World and cornet bands. My David Jefferson Utter family had a cornet band and some of the family were Modern Woodmen of the World. Thank you, Karen Utter Jennings

Linda Buckman


Query: Martha Kinnell b 1859 and married Samuel Monroe Haggard in 1873. Seeking info on her parents. Her death certificate lists Mother as Martha Bryant, but no Father.

Raquel Smith Miles


Query: I'm trying to find information about my family. Sally died in 1925. I found her cemetery. I'm looking for newspaper clippings or more information about her and her family. She had a daughter born between 1923-1925 who must have passed away during that time also. She was married to Mike Smith.

Phyllis Williams


Query: Looking for information on Isabella Smith born 7 September 1866. She married John W. Hadlow on 13 April 1895 in Barry Co., Mo. They had five children Oren, Lawrence, Lester, Clyde and Beulah ( my Grandmother). Isabella died 15 September 1908 in Barry Co., Mo buried in Horner Cemetery South. I would appreciate any information anyone has.

Doug Warden


Query: William and Lucinda Rogers Warden came to Barry Co., MO, in 1858 from Hancock Co., TN, with Lucinda's brother, Granville Patton Rogers, along with some Edens and the Sons family. William died before 1900 and is buried in the Ruddick Cemetery south of Garfield, AR. I am looking for any record of his death. He was born in Hawkins Co., TN, around 1825.

Irene McTeer Hunt


Query: Seeking information on Sherman C. Waltrip. Have only birth date of Jul 1881, ,Barry Co., MO. Need death date and marriage information, where buried. Also needing information on his brother, Manford Henry Waltrip born Sep 1883, ,Barry Co., MO. He married 25 Sep 1915 to Edith O. Bennings. Information on sister, Susan L. Waltrip, born Dec 1885, Barry, Co., MO. She married 10 Sep 1905 to Loren Prevo. Need death and burial information. Also on Ralph Waltrip born in Barry Co., MO. The only thing I have on him is that he signed as informant on his mother's death certificate. Would appreciate birth, death, burial and marriage information. Their parents were Elijah V. and Nancy Marie Holland Waltrip. Thank you

Ruth McDonald

Surnames: GILLETT

Query: Nancy Ann Gillett was still alive in 1891 I believe. After that I can not find anything out about her. Her husband Joel Gillett is buried in the Maddy Cemetery in Purdy. I would like to find her death date and where she is buried. Any information would be helpful and greatly appreciated. She went by Ann not Nancy. Ruth McDonald

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