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LOGAN posted by Ira C. Nickle on Monday, August 5, 1996
Looking for info on Samuel LOGAN and his family who came to Barry County from Rhea Co. TN about 1836.

CAMPBELL, HOUSTON posted by Linda Peterson on Sunday, August 11, 1996
Looking for info on the ancestors of John Steel(e) CAMPBELL b Mar 1856 & wife Mary Margaret "Maggie" HOUSTON b. Oct 1863. Listed in 1900 census in Monett Twp/Monett with children Julia D., Bessie E., & Claud(e) Houston. Birthplace of John listed as MO, Maggie listed as KY. Have no birth records; want to find out who their parents were, did they own land, etc.

BACON, COOK, SMITH posted by Janie Hulett on Thursday, September 5, 1996
Looking for info on William Ambrose SMITH of Purdy who married Lillie Bacon COOK of Mormaduke in Barry Co. 5 Jan 1890. He's believed to have been b 18 Jun 1850/52, lived in Purdy, d in OK before 1900. Looking for siblings/parents. Lillie's father Lawton Lyon BACON of Crane Creek Twp. in Barry Co.

BLANTON, HARBIN, JARRETT, PEEVEY, RUTHERFORD posted by Joan Marie Salzmann on Thursday, September 5, 1996
Looking for info on Alfred S. HARBIN...were his parents in Barry Co. 1844-67? He was born NC 1801, married Henrietta Lowe RUTHERFORD NC 28 Dec 1827, in TN to 1838, then to AR and to MO. Listed in Barry Co. history as "representative"....of what? Children Nancy, Walter J., Martha Jane BLANTON. What was his relationship to John G., JARRETT, James C.? Was he father of Alfred HARBIN who married Adaline PEEVEY in 1854?

BEAMAN posted by Carol Beaman on Sunday, September 15, 1996
Looking for proof of death, or obits for Samuel R., Amanda Elizabeth and Clinton BEAMAN. S. R. and Amanda both died in 1920 and Clinton 11-11-1911. We think they lived around Washburn or Siligman. Thanks

BECKETT posted by Patsy York on Sunday, September 15, 1996
Looking for info on Calamise BECKETT, in Mt. Pleasant on 1840 census, wife Eliza Jane. Daughters Sarah Elizabeth, Hester A., son Thomas. Family moved to Texas before 1845.

GOLD, JACKSON, MAPLES posted by Paul Jackson Sr. on Tuesday, October 1, 1996
Looking for information on the JACKSON family -- Hugh Thomas (or Thomas Hugh) was married to Mary Ann GOLD of Stone County, and disappeared around 1882. Legend says that they found his corpse, but she refused to claim it. She is buried in a small graveyard on the Gold family farm. They had a son, William A. (Bud) JACKSON (1881-1917), who married Minnie MAPLES and is buried in they graveyard of the Union Ridge Baptist Church.

CLEMENTS, PARR, PATTON, ROBERTS, SMITH posted by Donna Roberts on Thursday, October 3, 1996
Looking for any information on Solomon ROBERTS, b. ~1810 in SC or GA, and his wife, Mary A. PARR, daughter of Barton Brawner CLEMENTS. They were married in Barry Co. and were in the 1860 Census. She married John SMITH after Solomon's death and continued to live in Barry Co. until at least 1870+. Also, what is the relationship of Jerusha ROBERTS to Solomon? She married a PATTON in Barry Co, but returned to using ROBERTS. On her tombstone, it states she is Solomon's wife, but I doubt it.

CHEATUM posted by Tom Cheatum on Sunday, October 6, 1996
I am looking for information on Rice CHEATUM c1850-?, Tom CHEATUM c1880- 1916 and Leone T. CHEATUM 1904-1975.

PARKER, STEWART, VERMILLION posted by Amy Parker on Wednesday, October 16, 1996
Looking for information on Samuel PARKER, born 1853 in Barry County, Missouri. Married to Malinda Caroline STEWART (date and place unknown). Samuel's mother was Catherine ?? (later married to a VERMILLION). Who was his father? Who were his siblings? Where are his parent's buried? All help greatly appreciated.

BURTON posted by Kathi Venchus on Sunday, October 20, 1996
Looking for information on John H. BURTON, his pension papers said he died 6/25/1902 and that he received his pension at Mano, Barry Co, MO. His wife Artemisa died in 1884 and is buried at Edie Cem. He was on the 1900 cen. in Roaring River Twsp. with his two youngest children, Robert and Janie. I would like to know where he is buried.

LEE, TAYLOR posted by Anne Hunt Lozano on Tuesday, October 22, 1996
My mother, Nelle Parthine TAYLOR was born in Cassville and I have original family tax receipts from 1880s,an original Release of Lein from Trust Bond and Mortgage by The Board of Church Extension of The Methodist Episcopal Church dated 8/16/1887 on the Methodist Espicopal Church Casville,Mo. Form is signed by J.L. Padgett, J.C. Davis and M. Wallace, Trustees of Church, Attorney Lafayette Beasley,and Chas. S. Bryan? recorder. I also have the front (and only) page of the Saturday, April 22,1893 Cassville Democrat with the report of the fire destroying a good part of Cassville business area. I would like to hear from anyone that is familar with TAYLOR or LEE familys in Cassville from 1880-1924.

GHAN, NORVELL posted by Shirley Norvell Larson on Friday, October 25, 1996
Looking for death and burial information on William & Marinda NORVELL, who were in Barry Co., Shoal Creek area according to the 1880 census with their daughter Harriett and g.s William, and sister Eliza J. Also looking for descendants of Daniel and Mary NORVELL GHAN. They lived in the Wheaton area and died in the mid 1920's; buried Muncie Chapel Cemetery.

CALDWELL, CHRISTIE, FLESHER, FLESHERS, JANES, LYONS, PATTON, TOMLINSON posted by Christine Talbot on Thursday, January 2, 1997
Looking for parents and wife of Adam FLESHER b. ca 1814 VA. Wife also b. VA according to census His daughter Amanda FLESHER married Henry C. JANES in 1855 Buchanan Co. MO. The FLESHERS and JANES families traveled from VA to Ohio, Wisc., (many other states!) to Barry MO by 1840 (census listing). Henry JANES father was Willam H. JANES b. ca 1800-12. Henry and Amanda orphaned their 4 children by mid 1870's. Although Amanda's father (Adam ) was alive, a Christopher P. LYONS adopted the youngest child (Thomas Newton JANES), and took him to Neb. How does the LYONS family fit in? Were they relatives? I have Children names if anyone would like them! Other related names: CALDWELL, TOMLINSON, CHRISTIE,PATTON

STONE posted by Jack McGehee on Sunday, January 5, 1997
I am looking for infomation on the family of James STONE. They lived in barry county Mo for the years of 1830-1840 (approximately). I know that they had several children born during this time. Andrew Larkin STONE otherwise known as A L Stone, and his brother John Lock STONE, were both born there. Any information that I could find on the life of James and Elizabeth STONE in Barry county would be most appreciated.

PRESLEY, STILL posted by Vera Boyatt on Tuesday, January 7, 1997
Lilburn STILL and his wife Cynthia moved to Barry Co MO from Hawkins Co TN ca 1854. They may have moved with John and Elizabeth PRESLEY. Any information appreciated. Thanks. Vera Boyatt.

BLACK, OWENS posted by James Pake on Wednesday, January 8, 1997
Looking for information on; Mary OWENS listed in 1860 census. Had daughter Mary Ann OWENS. Looking for ancestors of William BLACK,born about 1844, married in Barry Co. 1866.

FLY, PIPKIN posted by Mark Fly on Thursday, January 9, 1997
I am reseaching the family of Jeremiah FLY and Zilpha PIPKIN who moved to Barry Co in the 1830's. I am a direct decendant who grew up and still have family in Aurora, MO.

BRANT, HUBBERT, LEE, PERKINS posted by Shelley Lee on Friday, January 10, 1997
Looking for info on Miller LEE and the date he arrived in Barry County. Have differing sources which say 1835 and 1840. Also searching for children of John Shelton (Sheldon?) LEE and his first wife, Sarah PERKINS. Sarah died 1859. Children: Samantha Lee b 1854 Barry Co MO, no additional info; Larkin Lee b 1856 MO, shown in 1860 census with father as head of household and in 1870 census in household of James W BRANT and wife Caroline; Laura Lee b 1858 MO m Thomas J HUBBERT (maybe 2nd husband). Have other children of John Lee's second wife and would like to share info. Thx. Shelley Lee

LESTER, SANDERS posted by Nicholas Sanders on Tuesday, January 14, 1997
Looking for great-great grandparents and ancestors. Grandparents are Carl Eugene SANDERS and Nadine SANDERS(LESTER)

COVINGTON, MCQUILLAN, PAINE, PUTHUFF posted by Bob Tinnell on Sunday, January 26, 1997
Researching family of Thomas William PUTHUFF ( b. Oct 15, 1868 Bolivar, Mo. d. Oct 7, 1949 Blanchard, IA) barber. His father was Charles Christopher PUTHUFF (1846-1882) blacksmith (from Germany?) who drove a commissary wagon for his uncle Tom MCQUILLAN until he was old enough to enlist in 15th Mo. Cavalry in Civil War. Mother was Mary Elizabeth COVINGTON (1850-1877) buried Bolivar (old cemetary) Mary E. COVINGTON'S parents were William M. COVINGTON (1818-1899) harness maker with Cherokee Indian blood. He is buried in Bolivar (old cemetery). His wife was Frances Ann PAINE (1825-1912) English and 1/4 Osage Indian. She was buried in Bolivar (new cemetary). (Her mother lived to age 105 and her full blooded indian grandmother lived to age 115 but do not know years of deaths.) Any help in researching these families would be appreciated.

BLACK, PRENTICE posted by Ronald Prentice on Wednesday, January 29, 1997
Looking for any information regarding the Carroll/Caswell PRENTICE Hampton PRENTICE or William BLACK families between 1850 and 1900.

ELMORE, HUMPHREYS posted by David Humphreys on Friday, January 31, 1997
My great grandfather was born in Barry county Missouri 2/13/1875. I am looking for any info on HUMPHREYS...Uriah (father) or Mary Elizabeth ELMORE HUMPHREYS (mother) or any other relatives in the area

HOWELL, MCELWAIN posted by Robert Green on Saturday, February 8, 1997
Searching for info on the HOWELL family of Barry County. My great grandmother, Liddie Virginia HOWELL, born in Seligman, MO 2-17-1877. Her parents were George and Sarah (maiden name unk.) HOWELL. I believe she may also have had a brother named George. Came to Texas circa 1890. She married Jesse MCELWAIN about 1894.

TOLER posted by Alice T. Gray on Sunday, February 9, 1997
Godfrey TOLER left Amherst Co.,Virginia for Barry County Missouri date unknown. d, 4 Nov. 1843 in Barry C. What records do you have on this person and other Tolers?

LITTLE, PHILLIPS posted by Jo Anne Neely Gomez on Tuesday, February 11, 1997
Researching LITTLE/PHILLIPS families. My gr grandfather was Thomas Redman LITTLE b 31 Mar 1857 Warren Co., GA married Martha (Dolly) Mae PHILLIPS. One of their sons, Charley Grey LITTLE b31 Jan 1882 Barry Co., MO. Any information please contact me at email MANY THANKS

BAYLESS, RINE, RYAN, WARD posted by Phyllis J Cuevas on Thursday, February 13, 1997
I am researching the RINE/RYAN family in Barry Co. They came from Daviess Co., MO about 1890 and settled in the Exeter area. Henry A RINE and his wife, Sarah Gertrude WARD brought 5 children who grew up in Barry Co. The oldest boy, Alva RYAN was my grandfather. He married Verna M BAYLESS in 1900. They lived in various areas of Barry Co. Most of the family and several of my uncles (Alva's ch) are buried in Exeter. Henry's brother John RINE came at the same time and is bur in Concord Cem. at Exeter. I would like information concerning his descendents. Another brother, William RINE may have been in Barry Co., also but have no record. Any help would be apprecitated. I am putting together a book on this family for publication in late May or early June.

BAKER, DAGLEY, SELLARS posted by Don Marsh on Thursday, February 13, 1997
Need any info on the DAGLEY family of 1860-1885 Barry County, Missouri. Especially desire info on Sarah DAGLEY who died c.1884 at County Poor Farm. Her daughter Mary Ann DAGLEY married into the BAKER/SELLARS family of Barry County.

BOWEN, HADLEY posted by Jan on Friday, February 21, 1997
I'm trying to find info on husband of Anne Kesner BOWEN,we believe his name is William Henry BOWEN and buried in Barry Co. Anne is in the 1850 census with children Rosanah, John Gately(my gggrandfather),MiCajah,and Isah. I know the children were born in Illinois in 1830's. John Gately m. Mary Ann HADLEY also from Barry Co. Any info would be appreciated.

BROWN, BRUENN, BRUNN posted by Sandy Sharpy on Friday, February 21, 1997
Looking for information on a German family named,BRUENN or BRUNN. Arrived to the U.S., 12 Oct.1877, in New York. Find them on the 1880 Barry Co., MO Census living in Shoal Creek Township but they were listed as, BROWN. 1900 Barry Co., MO Census they are the BRUENN family. Children were baptised at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Pulaskifield, MO. Anyone know of this family?

GRANT, MURRAH, WILKERSON posted by Heloise Wilkerson Ridgway on Thursday, February 27, 1997
Searching for information on Drury WILKERSON and his wife Nancy MURRAH buried in Vineyard Cemetery in Barry Co. Nathan WILKERSON b. 1841 in KY. M. Elizabeth GRANT 1860 in Barry Co.

FINNEY, GEORGE posted by Lorine Lea on Tuesday, March 4, 1997
John Anderson GEORGE, Barry Co. census 1870 flat creek twp. His daughter Mary Ann GEORGE married Thomas FINNEY in1874,Barry co. Co.There was also a D.O. George listed in that census. Could they be related and the reason John came to Barry Co.?

SHELTON, WILLIAMS posted by J T Mayes on Sunday, March 9, 1997
Seeking information on the SHELTON family. Foutain Ella Isabell SHELTON born 1861 died 1898 in Oklahoma married 1875 Elias WILLIAMS. Lived in Crane Creek Twp.

AUSTIN, DAVIS posted by Linda Howard Isbell on Thursday, March 13, 1997
I am researching the family of James William AUSTIN, b 1833 in TN, died 1901 Washington Co., AR. He was married to Judeah Lavina DAVIS, b 1850, IL, d 1884, Washington Co. AR. The information I have indicates their six children were born in Barry Co., MO. during the 10 year period between 1872 and 1882. I will share information on this family.

GOFF posted by Linda Howard Isbell on Thursday, March 13, 1997
Ishom GOFF and his wife Sarena with their seven children are on the 1850 Barry Co., MO census. I am trying to find who Ishom GOFF'S parents were. Will share information on descendants of this couple.

RAGSDALE, SLENTZ posted by Jeff Ragsdale on Sunday, March 16, 1997
RAGSDALE, Clarence or Lawrence Royal Are these the same person? One or the other of them was my grandfather Edgar E. RAGSDALE'S father. I need to know which was his father, and that persons parents if anyone knows. His mother was Lydia SLENTZ and I think they were all from the Hurley area. What I have so far would indicate Clarence was Edgar's father, and Lawrence his Grandfather or maybe uncle or cousin.

STROUD posted by Matthew Porter on Thursday, March 27, 1997
seeking death date of Orrin(Orren) Bryant STROUD. My present information says he died in or near Cassville, MO in 1861 and is buried there.

BRANNON, BROWN, DILL, GALLION, GAW, RUTLEDGE, SUTTON, WILLIAMS posted by John Dill on Friday, March 28, 1997
Seeking information and descendants on several related families who lived in the Newton/Barry Co. area prior to the Civil War. Families include Luke WILLIAMS, Joseph WILLIAMS, John WILLIAMS, John DILL, Stephen SUTTON, Thomas RUTLEDGE, Nathan BRANNON. Other associated names include GALLION, GAW, BROWN. These families were originally from Jackson/White County, TN area. Most arrived in MO ca 1842. Will answer all and will exchange information.

HUNTS, STURDY posted by Jim Mallinson on Sunday, April 13, 1997
Searching for origin of George D HUNTS and Elizabeth Ann STURDY married 20 Feb 1848 in Barry Co and listed in the 1850 and 1860 censuses

FREEMAN, HYDE posted by Patty Rich on Friday, April 18, 1997
Researching Edmon Franklin HYDE and Nancy Ann FREEMAN, who m. January 1, 1846 in Illinois, and both died in Seligman, Barry County, MO. Edmon b. June 8, 1828 Robertson County, TN, d. September 5, 1912, and Nancy b. December 25, 1830, New Concord, Callaway County, Kentucky. Any info appreciated, esp. where they are buried. Thanks, Patty

BROWN, JONES posted by Roger Thompson on Wednesday, April 23, 1997
James William BROWN married Malinda Paralee JONES in Barry County, Mo. on 9/18/1842. I am interested in any information on both families. I am a desendent and can provide other information in return.

HARVEY posted by Jerry Willis on Thursday, May 1, 1997
Looking for information on Enoch Seth HARVEY b. 1827 Beaver Co. Pa. lived at Crawford Co. Il. until 1870, moved to Barry Co. Mo. He died here 1891. All email replies will be answered

DUMMIT, LANKARD, REDINGTON posted by Staci Woodruff on Monday, May 5, 1997
REDINGTON , Edward Claude b. 3 May 1895 Ringo Point, Adair Co., MO m. Ida Ella DUMMIT in Monett, Barry Co., MO on 26 Nov. 1921. Ida was b. 12 Jun 1899 in Monett, Barry Co., MO. Claude is listed on some war memorial in Monett. Looking for information on Julius Hamlin REDINGTON, Edward's father; Francis LANKARD, Edward's mother; or any information on the Dummits.

BROWN, LUSTER, SNIDER posted by Rebecca Snider Law on Saturday, May 10, 1997
Looking for information on my ancestor Mary Ellen BROWN born in Barry County on June 20 1850. She married Felix Edwin LUSTER. They had a daughter Arratta LUSTER who married Cephas Marion SNIDER and lived in Aurora. Mary Ellen's parents were Abraham and Hester. Her siblings Martha, Nancy, and Thomas.

GUEST, STONE, WELCH posted by Jim & Donna Bowen on Wednesday, May 21, 1997
My STONE family was in Barry Co. bef. 1839 also my WELCH family. John WELCH md. Margaret STONE 1841 this family went to Smith Co. TX by 1846. Margaret was the dau: on James & Elizabeth GUEST/STONE unknown parents for John WELCH. Jim & Donna Bowen

ESTES, HUMBARD, MAXWELL, MCCANN, NEATHERRY posted by Lynda Rangeley on Friday, May 23, 1997
Robert NEATHERRY, b. 20 Oct. 1799, Va., occupation, tailor; m. 28 Nov. 1846, Barry Co., Mo. to Lucinda K. ESTES, B. CA 1831, Ar. May not have been first marriage. Their known children were, Mary B., b. ca 1848, Ar.; m. James MCCANN, Thomas J., b. ca 1850, Sarah M., b. ca 1852; m. Elijah MAXWELL, Catherine, b. ca 1855, Ar, James S., b. ca 1858; m. Isabella HUMBARD, Laban S., b. ca 1860, Ar. Any information appreciated.

CARRUTHERS, STONE, WELCH, WELCHES, WELSH posted by Ruth Gaudin on Monday, May 26, 1997
John WELSH (WELCH) and Margaret Matilda STONE were m. 22 May 1841 in Barry Co., MO. John had two children by previous marriage: California WELCH (b. 1838) and John W. WELCH (b. abt 1840). Henry Bowlin WELCH was b. abt 1842 in MO; then the family left for Texas. Traveling with the WELCHES were Henry Bowlin and Sarah CARRUTHERS. Both families lived for a while in Smith Co., TX, then moved on to Freestone Co., TX. I would like to know more about these families. Anyone related to these families?

CASEBOLT, DAVIS, GATES posted by Florence Lucero on Sunday, June 1, 1997
Looking for information on James William GATES. His son Robert Emery GATES married Minnie Ellen DAVIS at Cassville, MO in 1897. James'S wife's name was Mary Elizabeth CASEBOLT. Any help would be great.

GRIFFITH, GRIFFITHS, MCKINNEY, MORRILL posted by Sunny Williams on Monday, June 16, 1997
I am looking for John Fletcher GRIFFITH, married to Elvira MORRILL, who lived in Barry county prior to 1860 or so. They had a daughter named Virginia GRIFFITHS who married Samuel Jefferson MCKINNEY and moved to Texas to Collin County. The Griffiths were not happy that their daughter married my g-g-grandfather and disapproved. When they got ready to leave Barry County however, they relented and also moved with them. My G-G-G grandfather was a school teacher and I believe that Virginia or Ginnie was a student of his. I would appreciate any information about them at all. Thanks!

DABBS, KEELING posted by Shirley Dabbs DuPont on Friday, June 20, 1997
I am looking for a long lost great-great. Her name was Louisa DABBS b.1836 Lewis Co. Tn. Married George R. KEELING Sept. 11 1850 Lewis Co. Tn. Had 9 children and moved to Barry Co, Missouri @1880. Any connections to this family Please!!! Contact me asap. Have loads of info. to share!!!! Thanks Shirley

RUMBAUGH, TEEL posted by John Irwin on Saturday, June 21, 1997
I would like any information conerning RUMBAUGH. My Grandfather was Phoenix It could possibly be Alvin Phoenix. He married Sarah (Annie) TEEL. I think Phoenix's father was Solomon RUMBAUGH. They lived around the Capp Creek Township.

PARKER, VINEYARD posted by Bill Parker on Sunday, June 22, 1997
Interested in exchaning or receiving info on the following Barry county residents, VINEYARD, Gilham (Gillham)and Jeffries Bill PARKER

DRAKE, MEANS, VAUGHAN posted by Kenneth Robertson on Thursday, June 26, 1997
MEANS, VAUGHAN, DRAKE Seeking MEANS, VAUGHAN and DRAKE descendants who resided in Barry Co., MO from 1850 until the present. Would like to exchange research info. Kenneth Robertson

BURK, BURKE, SMALLEY, SMILEY, SUMPTER posted by Jim Young on Friday, June 27, 1997
Searching for information on Caleb (Calep) SUMPTER and Lucinda BURK (BURKE) and their parents. Caleb and Lucinda were married in Barry Co., MO on 7 Aug 1860. Caleb's parents are Jeptha SUMPTER, b. 1806 VA and Eliza Ann ___ , b. 1824 TN and he was born in 1841perhaps in Reynolds Co., MO. Caleb had three younger brothers: Jesse, b. 1843; Abraham, b. 1845; and Henry , b. 1848. On 3 Oct 1862, Caleb enlisted as a Confederate Soldier in Randolph Co., AR in the 3rd Regiment Missouri Cavalry and was allegedly killed sometime during the Civil War. Family legend has a Benjamin SMALLEY (SMILEY) returning Caleb's pocket knife and notebook to Caleb's wife, Lucinda [Burk] SUMPTER. Jim Young, RR 3, Box 329-A, McAlester, OK 74501.

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