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BLACKBURN, TAYLOR posted by Kay Griffin Snow on Saturday, January 3, 1998
Looking for any information concerning a Wright or Rite TAYLOR who married ?? BLACKBURN. He may have been in the freight business near Cassville, Barry County about 1850-1870

SORRELS, STEPHENS, WEATHERS posted by Jo-Ann Stephens on Saturday, January 3, 1998
I am searching for family of Eli W. STEPHENS b. 1851 in TN and died 1921 in Washburn, Barry County, MO. His brother, James Pinkney STEPHENS was married to Martha WEATHERS who was born in Washburn in 1844. Eli and James had five more siblings and their parents were William and Nancy SORRELS STEPHENS. All researchers welcome! Thank you, Jo-Ann

COLWELL, TERRELL posted by Donald Lloyd Wilkerson on Sunday, January 4, 1998
Looking for information on the following: John Wesley COLWELL/Born 01/12/1901, Died 08/26/1969 in Monett, Mo. Married Willie Mae TERRELL on 05/31/1930 in Tucumsch, Oklahoma Live long residents of Monett, Missouri/Barry County. I am also looking for info on John Wesley COLWELL and Willie Mae TERRELL'S parents the info that I have is as follows: John Wesley COLWELL'S Father name was Joseph B. COLWELL and his mother name was Laura M. McCraw. I have no further info. Willie Mae TERRELL's Father name was James Burney TERRELL and mother name was Sally Caroline Hoyle. I have no further info. Would like to share info with anyone who has info on my family!

BOONE, BRYAN posted by Patricia Troy Demers on Monday, January 5, 1998
Rebecca BRYAN m. Daniel BOONE in NC. They both died in Barry County, MO, and are buried there. Am looking for verification on her parents.

RODEN, WORMINGTON posted by Ed Bryan on Tuesday, January 6, 1998
Seeking information regarding Sarah RODEN, born 1836 in IN. and Francis M. Wormington, b. 1827 in TN. They married 9 Jan 1849 in Barry Co., MO. Their children include Jane G., Mary Ann, Nancy Ellen, William T., and Jackson. Francis M. Wormington died in 1915 and is buried in Greenwood Co. KS.Any information would be most helpful. Thanks, Ed Bryan

LEWIS posted by Wes Stokes on Saturday, January 10, 1998
I am looking for any information on my grandmother Maude Olive LEWIS, born Purdy, MO about 1880. I have no information of where her family came from. Any help would be appreciated.

RAY posted by Pat Scheele on Sunday, January 11, 1998
RAY Have information to share on the ancestors of John RAY who came to Barry County, Missouri in the early 1800's from the Jackson Purchase Area of Kentucky. Pat Ray Scheele

ASHER, GALBRAITH, GILBREATH, LANGSTON posted by Helen Asher Irby on Sunday, January 18, 1998
My gggrandfather, James W. ASHER, b. ca 1830 in Roane county,TN, married Senith Alzadie GALBRAITH (GILBREATH) 14 Dec 1862, in Newton county, AR, enlisted in 1st Ark Union Infantry 01 Mar 1863, d. 19 Apr 1871, in Newton county, AR. Senith remarried to a William LANGSTON in 1874 and moved to Jenkins, Barry county, MO. In 1891, Senith filed for pension on James W. ASHER. Affidavits in these pension papers are from a James and Sarah ASHER, Panacea, Barry county, MO. Also understand Senith had a son by Mr. LANGSTON: Samuel LANGSTON. I believe the two James Ashers are related, but not sure how. Any information about any of these people would be greatly appreciated.

VENABLE posted by E.E. Buck Arnold on Thursday, January 29, 1998
I'm looking for Civil War time info on a soldier of the name Minor VENABLE who was listed on the 1860 White River Township census. In particular the side he took and the location of his farm. E.E. Buck Arnold 18606 e. Alameda Norman, Ok. 73071 

FISHER, GUNN posted by Vernon Fisher on Saturday, January 31, 1998
I am searching for information on Joseph D. GUNN family. who were possibly located in Barry Co., Mo. between 1860-1890. Joseph Gunns wife was Margaret E. FISHER. A daughter Susan Alice GUNN was possibly born in Barry Co. in 1861. Nancy FISHER, mother of Margaret Fisher GUNN might have been living with this family and she might have died in Barry Co. between 1880-1890. I would appreciate any information on any of these individuals. Please e mail me I appreciate any help

COVINGTON, GRANATH posted by Joey Thompson on Saturday, January 31, 1998
I am looking for anything on the COVINGTON family from Granby, MO. The only information I have is Martha Jane COVINGTON married Oscar Alfred (or Alfred Oscar) GRANATH in 1875, in Granby. They moved to Eastern Colorado, near Canyon City and then to the Dove Creek/Delores, Colorado area. They had 2 (?) children, Martha Jane had a brother or cousin named John Preston COVINGTON. Thank you.. Joey ICQ# 1238576 e-mail

BROWN posted by Nancy Morebeck on Friday, February 6, 1998
Looking for information on the family of William BROWN and Annie Brown. William b. 1854 GA, Annie b. 1864 MO. Supposed to have raised kids near Monett, MO. Kids: Omer T. b. 1883, Netti b. prior 1883, Emmet born 1888, Julai A. b. 1891, and Rolla A. b. 1893. Later child added: Susan E. born KS 1895, and Mary b. 1901 KS. Does anyone know anything about this family. I realize Monett is in Barry and Lawrence Cos, MO. Thanks: Nancy address:

SIZEMORE, STEWART posted by Ray F. Snider Jr. on Sunday, February 8, 1998
SIZEMORE, William & SIZEMORE, Nancy (STEWART -maiden name). I am seeking the date & place of death of both Wm and Nancy. In 1870 both Wm & Nancy are shown on the Census in Barry County, with their son Roundsel and, his wife Catherine, Sizemore, ages 63 & Nancy. In 1880 Census for Barry County, only William Sizemore is shown with son Roundsel Sizemore and new wife Jane. It is assumed that Nancy is deceased & it is presumed that she is buried some place in Barry County. It is also presumed that Roundsel's wife Catherine, shown in the 1870 Census, is de- ceased. She is also presumed buried in Barry County. In summary i seek the following: 1. Date and place of death and burial of both William and Nancy (Stewart) Sizemore in Barry County. 2. Date and place of death and burial of Catherine, Roundsels wife in 1870 Census, in Barry County; also, Catherine's maiden name if aviailable. 3. Date and place of marriage of Jane and her maiden name, Roundsel's new wife, in 1880 Census for Barry County. Please, Help Me In This Seeking Mission!!

CAMERON, DAUGHERTY, PENNELL, THORNHILL, TURNER posted by Cheryl on Tuesday, February 10, 1998
24th Missouri Infantry Volunteers (UNION) The story in the family goes like this William H CAMERON had 3 kids, when his wife Mary Ann DAUGHERTY died 20 Aug 1861. The following Nov, he enlisted in the 24th Mo Inf Vol. He left his children in the care of a Mr&Mrs PENNELL. While he was home on furlough, he and another fellow by the name of THORNHILL went to a farm where his cattle had moved back to. After starting out with the cattle some guerillas captured them both and took them into Cassville where a man by the name of Bill TURNER, a Capt in the rebel army was running a guerilla war. They were put under guard and the next night were taken into the woods and shot. I have never been able to find any record of the 24th Mo Inf Vol...Does anyone have any information on this regiment?

EMBRY, STAMPS posted by Vernon Fisher on Tuesday, February 10, 1998
I am seeking anyinformation on the Nathan D. and Winnie EMBRY STAMPS family that was in Barry Co., between 1847- 1850. Children were Geo. W., James J., Anida (Nicey), Dora (Dicey), Eliza, Sarah J., Candice, and Martha S.. This family was in Kansas by 1863 where Nathan and Winnie died around that time. Anyone doing research on the STAMPS family I would appreciate hearing from them. email me at

BREWER, KANADY posted by Ellen McKown on Tuesday, February 10, 1998
Clemmie Lucille BREWER, b 1899 in Barry Co., d. 1975. married (1) Myers, (2) DeMiere. Can anyone help me with this one. Also her brother George BREWER, b 14 Jan 1892, Barry Co, d. 1918. Do not know if he ever married but need any info you may have. Marinda BREWER b 1878, MO, d. 1960 in Washburn, Barry Co. Does anyone know her mother--KENNEDY, Sarah Parlee (Kennedy could be spelled KANADY? Marinda married Walter S. Cargile and I believe that they both are buried in the Cargile Family Cemetery in or near Washburn. Another brother David Franklin BREWER, b 1880, d 1971 married Naomi. Believe that he also was born and perhaps died in Barry Co. Will appreciate any assistance and will share the very limited info that I have with you. Thanks for your help. Ellen ( 

NELSON, TUCKER posted by Linda Kay Nelson on Tuesday, February 10, 1998
I am searching for information on John NELSON (born 1821 in PA)and Mary NELSON (maiden name unknown-born in 1818 in PA) and their son and daughter-in-law John Hyram NELSON (born in OH in 1849)and Mary Rosa TUCKER (born in TN in 1851). The younger couple were married in Washington County, AR in 1869. Both couples were residents and neighbors in Barry County on the 1880 Census (Capps Creek Township). The younger couple were married in 1869 in Washington County, AR. I have deed records documenting their purchase of land but am not sure how long they remained in the area. Both couples had migrated to TX by 1900 but there is no evidence of their siblings in Texas. I am most interested in the siblings of both John Nelsons.

HERRON posted by David L. Herron on Wednesday, February 11, 1998
Searching for Eli P. HERRON who lived in the county in Monett from 1888 until his death May 16, 1918. I would like any help in finding his descendants. Thanks, David Herron

CHEEK posted by Jerry Forman on Friday, February 13, 1998
Interested in locating CHEEK ancestors in Barry County, 1850-1860's. Especially interested in Catharine CHEEK from Capps Creek, and John CHEEK from White River. Searching for Julia Catherine CHEEK born 1850. Any information appreciated.

HEATHCOCK, TUCKER posted by Darla Standridge on Friday, February 13, 1998
I am reasearching Con (Conway) TUCKER. He was born around Febuary 15, 1878 in Barry Co. Mo. His father was William TUCKER and his mothers name was Millie (Mildred). He married Nettie P. HEATHCOCK. There childrens names were James Richard TUCKER, Olive Vivian TUCKER. If anyone has any information about him or his family please contact me. Thanks so much.

BETTIS posted by Leona Headley on Saturday, February 14, 1998
Looking for information on Thomas and Mary BETTIS. They lived in Barry County in 1850 and 1860. They came to Barry County before 1850 from Tennessee. Children: Elizabeth, John, Jane, Martha, and William. Also may have had a daughter Melinda. All children born before 1847 in Tennessee. Leona Headley, 3310 W. Teel Rd. Sapulpa, OK 74066

BRADLEY, THORNTON, TUCKER posted by Jeanette Ponder on Saturday, February 14, 1998
Seeking information on the family of James TUCKER who died 9 Dec 1901 at Eagle Rock, Barry Co., MO. He married Catherine BRADLEY. They had a son, Francis (Frank) TUCKER who was born 7 Aug 1854 in Barry Co., MO. Francis married Emma THORNTON. Any help with these people greatly appreciated.

FLY, HOUNSHELL, HUGHES, SMILES posted by Judie Young Beckman on Friday, February 20, 1998
My grandmother was named Grace May FLY b. 1890 in Purdy, Barry County, MO. She married John Wesley HUGHES b. 1890 in Ozark, Christian County, MO. Grace was the dau. of Jasper Lafeyette FLY b. 1850, also in Barry Co. MO. and Mary Agnes HOUNSHELL (birth date and place unknown). Siblings that I know of were Lena, Lulu, and William L. Any info about this family would be greatly appreciated...especially about the HOUNSHELL name....I know nothing about this name and am at a loss at this time as where to look. Thanks again for any help.. SMILES :) :) Judie

ALEXANDER, BUCHANAN posted by Sue Hamilton on Wednesday, March 4, 1998
I am looking for any informaiton on Alexander or Mary BUCHANAN. Mary BUCHANAN is listed on the 1860 MO census (Barry County) along with children, James, Nancy, Francis and Adalin. She is also listed on the 1870 MO census (Barry County) married to Joe ALEXANDER along with children Francis Marion BUCHANAN (born in Barry County, MO Aug 25, 1854, died Mar 30, 1895 in Parker County, TX.), Mary BUCHANAN, B.K. ALEXANDER and Julia ALEXANDER

JOHNSON, OSBORN posted by Shirley Holmquist on Wednesday, March 4, 1998
JOHNSON, Curtis (middle name may be Edward)born about 1895 in the Joplin, Barry County, MO area. He was the son of Lillie V. OSBORN of Purdy, MO and Walter DuBose JOHNSON who was killed in a construction accident in Hilo, Hawaii. Looking for contact with descendants and any information. I am posting this for a friend who does not own a computer. Thank you.

Searching for information on Daniel Alfred LANE (born 1829 Casey County KY, died 1900 Newton Co MO) and his 1st wife Mary Jane "America" OVERSTREET (born 1830 Casey County KY, died 1894 Barry County MO). They had the following children: 1) Susan "Kate" LANE married c1869 Albert Green FARMER, 2) Rachael C. LANE, married 1877 William Matthew WAID, 3) Squire Nelson LANE married 1883 Lydia Alice Jane AMOS, 4) George Grant LANE married 1883 Mary Elizabeth MITCHELL, 5) Paralee Ellen LANE married 1st 1882 David L. STEWART, married 2nd 1887 Elijah Thomas WADE, married 3rd 1930's Mr. JENKINS, 6) William Sherman LANE married 1st 1890 Mary BLALOCK, married 2nd c1893 Alice WILSON. Also looking for information about the family of Griffin MITCHELL (born 1804 TN) and his wife Hannah (born 1804 NC) who lived in Barry County MO during the 1860 and 1870 census. They resided in Lawrence County TN during the 1840 and 1850 census and were the parents of William (1825?), Mary (1827?), John G. (1834), James D. (1838), Thomas J. (1839), Sarah (1842) and Robert (1844). John G. MITCHELL married 1851-1858 Elizabeth WOODS. They were the parents of two children: Francis Marion MITCHELL (born 1858 Barry County MO, married 1881 to Sigrid AMOS, daughter of Marshall T. AMOS and Polly Ann) and Mary Elizabeth MITCHELL (born 1860 Lawrence County MO, married 1883 George Grant LANE, son of Daniel Alfred LANE and America Jane OVERSTREET, died 1929 Locust Grove, OK). After the death of John G. MITCHELL, his wife Elizabeth LANE married his younger brother Robert MITCHELL. Robert and Elizabeth MITCHELL resided in Barry County MO during the 1870 census and in Lawrence County MO during the 1880 census. I would like to correspond with anyone interested in any of these Barry County families.

BALLARD, JACKSON, JOHNSON, KEENE, KELLY, MODE, MOREHEAD, REVELS, SCHULTZ, STEWART posted by Eddene Hightower Thompson on Thursday, March 5, 1998
I have been helping my brother-in-law to work on his family tree.. Ancestor was Jair Wayne JOHNSON, b. ca 1846, PA, served in the Civil War out of Marshall Co, WVa, lived in Barry Co, MO and died in Baxter Springs , Cherokee County, Ks in 1900. He is buried there in the military part of the Melrose(?) cemetary. The list of children for Jair that we have is: James Newton (Newt), b abt 1882 in Barry co, Mo, md Maude May MODE or REVELS, lived in northeast Ok, died in Claremore, Rogers co, OK, buried Melrose Cemetary out of Chetopa, KS (no tombstone found). Children of Jair are said to be: Daughter, md Bill STEWART; Joe, lived Bartlesville, OK; Frank, md Emma MOREHEAD, lived in Craig co, Ok; Susie, md KELLY; Daisy, md JACKSON, lived at Chetopa, KS: Blance, md BALLARD; Delly and Zelly (twins, Zelly married and moved to ND or Iowa); Bertha md KEENE; and Tom, md Daisy SCHULTZ, lived Ok. Newt and Maude JOHNSON had a number of children that we think were all born in Barry county: Cornelia Faye (Cordy), b 1905; Johnny Logan (Red), b 1906); Eddie Merle Bryce (Curly), 1911; Effie May, b. 1913; Lula Pearl (Pearl), b 1915, at Crane, Barry county, Mo (my brother-in-law's mother); and Orin Kermit (Beans), born in 1919. According to the birth order and possibility of all of the early children being born in Stone county, this would make them be there from about 1882 until about 1920. Cordy lived in Chetopa, Ks; Red in Tulsa, Ok; Curly in Oregon; Effie and Pearl both lived in Vinita, Craig co, Ok; and Beans lived in Morris, Ok. Have some info on descendants, but would like to contact anyone who could help us with more info. Will exchange info. If you or others know of this family, I would appreciate hearing from you. We have descendants worked up some and would exchange. Thanks in advance.

CARLIN, GIFFORD, HADDOCK posted by Frankie Carlin Meyer on Saturday, March 7, 1998
I am seeking information on descendants of Asa CARLIN and his wife Mariah GIFFORD. They came to Barry Co. in 1856. Also seeking information on descendants of his brother Amos CARLIN who settled in Barry County several years earlier. Also seeking information on descendants of Charles and Penny HADDOCK, the first white settlers of the Eagle Rock area of Barry Co.

GARRISON, OAKLEY posted by Christina Madros on Saturday, March 14, 1998
Seeking information on Samuel GARRISON and his wife Emma OAKLEY. They lived in Washburn, Barry Co., MO. Samuel was born October 10, 1851 and died September 23, 1922. Emma was born August 5, 1860 and died March 8, 1950. Any information would be appreciated.

ANDERSON posted by Kathleen Burns on Monday, March 16, 1998
I am looking for a Benjamin ANDERSON and wife L.J. ANDERSON who were both born in Georgia and came back and forth from Missouri , Arkansas, and Oklahoma. I know that they had three of their children in Missouri one of which was my Great Grandfather Claude ANDERSON who was born Jan 1886 in Cassville, Missouri. If there is anyone who knows about these people I sure do need some information.

SPELLMAN, STILL posted by Carson Watts on Tuesday, March 24, 1998
STILL Mary born in Mo. 1838 married to William H. SPELLMAN in Barry Co.Her parents were John & Elizabeth STILL need more info on her parents. Thanks Carson

CARLIN, HORINE, VERMILLION posted by Frankie Carlin Meyer on Thursday, March 26, 1998
Am seeking information on the descendants of Thomas CARLIN and his wife Mary Ann HORINE. They lived in Barry County and later in the newly formed Lawrence Co. They settled in Pierce City where Tom practiced law and published the newspaper. They had three children: Elmer Legion Carlin, Herbert Hiram Carlin, and Nina Pearl Carlin. Elmer died at an early age. Herbert moved to Mississippi. Pearl CARLIN married ___VERMILLION. They moved to Joplin and had two daughters. The daughters were Nina VERMILLION and Helen VERMILLION.

BALL, GARRETT, REED, WEST posted by Cathie Ray on Thursday, March 26, 1998
Would like to exchange information with someone else working on the same REED family. Alfred REED came to Barry Co., MO around 1840. His children were Rachel, George, William, Thomas, Mahala, Harriett, Matilda, Sherman, Ulyssis, and Jesse REED. His son George REED, married Narcissus WEST and had James W., Ellis, John H. William A., Sarah C. and Amos REED. After her death he married Sarah E. (GARRETT) BALL, and they had Mary , Rachel and Martha REED.

HORNISH posted by Shari Pepper on Tuesday, March 31, 1998
I am searching for Elizabeth Mills HORNISH who died November 28, 1895 in Monett, Barry Co., MO. and any of her children. Elizabeth was the widow of Abraham M. Hornish of PA. Her children were: Henry H.,Sarah Virginia, Mary Belle, George Brown, Graham H. Mary Francis, Abner Osborne, Elizabeth Alice and Ella Anna Sarah. Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated.

ADAMS, LARSEN posted by Rose Adams on Thursday, April 2, 1998
ADAMS, Willis Raymond. B. 9 May 1896, St. Joseph, MO. Died 13 Apr. 1984, Fayetteville, AR. Buried Monett, Barry, MO. Willis was married twice, first to Mildred Dorthea LARSEN of San Francisco. They lived in CA., until divorce. They had 4 children. Scott Marion ADAMS, b.Fairfax, Osage, OK. George ADAMS b. Pawnee, OK., Albert Leslie ADAMS b.Bolivar, Mo., Wilma May ADAMS, b. Concord, Contra Costa, CA. Died young. Willis married 2nd, Minnie ?. in OK. Lived his last years in Monett, she died there also. He is buried in the Monett cemetery. He died in Fayetteville in the VA hospital. I am looking for any history on Willis from anyone who knew him. He had an aluminum can route for a long time there, and walked many miles a day. He lived at Suttles Trailer Park then bought a house in town. He used to have a farm in Verona, Mo. I have pictures of him with his goats. I hope this sounds familiar to someone. He divorced out of the family, and we need to know something about this grandfather.

HARRIS, MCFARLAND, SMITH, TROWER posted by Judy A. Walters on Friday, April 3, 1998
I am currently researching the William Henry SMITH -Margaret HARRIS Family.  Also the William Riley MCFARLAND -Martha Ann TROWER Family. Thank you very much for your help! 

DENNIS, WALL posted by John Wayne Wall on Saturday, April 4, 1998
WALL, Hensen Dudley -  I am researching my family tree and I am at a dead end on the Wall side of my family with my great grandfather  "Hensen Dudley Wall." All I know about him is that Hensen Dudley WALL Married Frances "Frankie" Elmira DENNIS in July 02, 1890 in Pierce City, MO.  Their only child, Charles Burt WALL, was born September 27, 1980 in Pierce City, MO. The family also lived in Monette, Neosho, Racine, and Fairview, MO ... I know nothing more about my great grandfather. Do you think can assist me in finding more information? You can find more information at my web site

EDIE, PEMBERTON, WISDOM posted by Pat Wheat on Saturday, April 4, 1998
I am looking for any information on Alfred Franklin PEMBERTON and Edna Ethel WISDOM. They were married on 1-1-1912 in the bride's home in Barry Co., MO.. Alfred was born on 11-8-1886 at Webber Falls, Indian Territory, OK.. Edna was born 10-24-1893 in Mt. Vernon, MO.. They both died and were buried in Kansas City, KS.. Edna's mother was Ida Iona EDIE and her father was Elijah Fisher WISDOM. They were married 9-17-1893 in Barry Co., MO.. Any help you could give me with this quest would be appreciated. Thank you.

BRANICK, BUZZARD, CHASE, CLEPPER, JACKSON posted by Tammy Wild on Saturday, April 4, 1998
Searching for family of Jacob Church "Jake" JACKSON (1861, AR-1936, Joplin). Lived in Corsicanna (Barry) in 1897 at time of marriage in McDonald Co to J. BRANICK. Parents, John & Ann CLEPPER JACKSON.  Sister Synthia JACKSON BUZZARD (Springfield in 1936). CHASE family may be relatives??

HOWERTON, STEPHENS posted by Dennis Howerton on Monday, April 6, 1998
I am looking for the parents of Mary A. STEPHENS and Ruth STEPHENS. Mary married John A. HOWERTON on December 25, 1881, at bride's residence in Barry County. Ruth married Charles Chartar HOWERTON in Barry County. Two sisters married two brothers! Any info you can provide on the STEPHENS family will be much appreciated. Many thanks!

BASHAM, CARR, HARPER, HERPER, HINDS, KENNEDY, LEDFORD posted by Mary Ellen Ledford on Monday, April 6, 1998
Seeking information of family of William C. LEDFORD born 1832 NC died Tx and wife Margaret Elizabeth HINDS BASHAM. Had children: William C JR b 1865 Ar d 1895 HUnt Co. Tx; Elvira Josephine "Josie: born Feb 1861 Mo d 1912 Hunt Co. Tx; Mary ARchie Bell born 1867 Barry Co. MO died 1951 Longview, Tx md 1894 Oliver Massey HARPER and had children: Ezra b 1895 md Mary CARR; Ivy Ruby b 1901 md Cecil KENNEDY and Brodie Cecil b 1902 d 1915; John David LEDFORD born 1870 Mo died 1938 Commerce, Tx md/1 Etta, md/2 Nora HERPER. Who can help with any of this line. Thnx. MUCH.

CRAFTON, FLY, FORREST posted by Sharon McBride on Monday, April 6, 1998
FLY, FORREST - Looking for siblings and descendents of Mark FORREST from Gibson Co., TN. Two of his sons, Watson "Pratter" and Abraham FORREST where in Green Co., AR before moving to Barry Co., MO. Watson was married to Sarah CRAFTON d/o John B. CRAFTON both from Gibson Co., TN. Abraham relocated to Wright Co., MO sometime in the 1850's. I am trying to locate the parents of Mary Melvina FORREST b. 1854 Wright Co., MO and raised by Abraham FORREST, who is said to have been and Uncle? The only info on Mary's parents that I have is that her mother's name was Rebecca FLY. Any help on locating information on this family would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

MCGEHEE posted by Jack McGehee on Monday, April 6, 1998
I am looking for information concerning Marion MCGEHEE. He was born in 1836 in Illinois to John and Sarah MCGEHEE. I would be interested in any links to any McGEHEE families in this area. Thank you. Jack McGehee

GURLEY posted by Michelle Roberts on Monday, April 6, 1998
Purdy, Barry County, Missouri - A. P. GURLEY died in 1908 in a fishing accident leaving a wife and three children. I would like information on this family. I have been researching Gurleys in Greene County, Missouri.

BAKER, BOREN, CALL, CISCO, JOHNSON, TRIMBLE posted by Howard R. Watts on Monday, April 6, 1998
Looking for information about my grandfather Roscoe Conklin CALL, grandmother Eleanor M. Johnson, great grandfather William C. (WC) CALL and great grandmother Elizabeth (Lizzie) BOREN. William C. CALL married Sarah Jane CISCO on Feb. 17, 1866 (recorded in the Barry Co, MO courthouse). They had 3 or 4 children: William b. 8/1867, Effie ca. 1869, Frank, and unknown. Prior to 1881 William C. CALL married Elizabeth BOREN, no record in Barry Co courthouse. They had 5 children: John b. 8/1881, Thomas b. 5/1883, Robert b. 10/1885, Roscoe Conklin b. 12/30/1887 Washburn, Barry Co, MO, Ada b. 1/1891 Washburn, Barry Co MO. The 1900 MO census provided the following information: William C. CALL of Washburn, Barry Co, MO was born April 1841 in Tennessee; wife Caroline b. 10/1847 in Iowa, living with them were William, John, Thomas, Robert, Rosco(e), and Ada, birth dates given above. Caroline’s last name was BAKER, Roscoe Conklin (RC) CALL married Eleanor M. JOHNSON of Agenda, KS on Aug. 12, 1910 in Exeter, Barry Co, MO (license on file in Barry Co, MO courthouse). Hullie TRIMBLE, mother of Eleanor M. JOHNSON b. 10/5/1893, consented to the marriage. I know Hullie TRIMBLE’s husband’s name was Jim TRIMBLE. Any information would be appreciated, I can provide information on the descendants of Roscoe C. CALL.

FLY, JOHNS, LOVE, PATRICK, PIPKIN, POTTER, TAYLOR posted by Shirley Writer Chang on Wednesday, April 8, 1998
Hasten POTTER (Hastin, Hasting, Hastings, etc.) I'm searching for parents of Hastin POTTER, b 1824 in TN. He m Orpha Jane LOVE, b 1825 in TN., In 1850 & 1860 MO Census, they were in Lawrence Co., MO. In the 1870 MO Census they are found in Stone Co., Flatcreek twp, #86. His will is also found in Stone Co., Mo Abs Of Wills & Admin. (1851-1898).

HAIL, HAILE, HALE, HODGES posted by Pat Kinsey on Wednesday, April 8, 1998
HAIL/HAILE/HALE. Looking for place of burial and dates on stone of Mead James HAIL/HAILE/HALE b. abt 1812 and died abt. 1891. Any help will be appreciated.

EDWARDS, MICHAEL posted by Kathy Owens on Tuesday, April 14, 1998
I am looking for information on Phillip Dean MICHAEL, married Ida S. EDWARDS, in Berry Co. MO, January 1884. I would be greatful for any information Thank you Kathy Owens

BARNES, HURD posted by Suzanne Wanner on Tuesday, April 14, 1998
Joseph HURD was my great great grandfather. Any information is greatly appreciated. Joseph was married to Emma Mae BARNES.

HURD, MURRAY, PENDERGRAFT posted by Suzanne Wanner on Tuesday, April 14, 1998
I am researching Sarah PENDERGRAFT, dob 18 Nov. 1851. She was married to Henry Louis MURRAY, DOB 15 Jul 1849. Your help is greatly appreciated.

ARNOLD, HARBERT, LEE, VENABLE posted by E.E. Buck Arnold on Monday, April 20, 1998
I'm looking for family names Lee, Venable, Harbert and Arnold for Barry Co. shortly before and after the civil war. In particular the property discription of the farm owned by Minor Venable and wife Mary Francis Lee Venable,in Whitewater Twnshp. Also the desentants of Minors second son George Venable. George is buried in Exeter. For the info of any one else tracking these family names, I have located a large number of Lee's and Harbert's , buried at Romulus,Ok. As I develope this burial site I will share info with any one interested.

MCMILLAN, WRITER posted by Shirley Writer Chang on Monday, April 20, 1998
WRITER: Charles Marion WRITER, b July 25, 1871 in Fayeteville, Ar. He d in Cassville, MO in 1942. Charles m Esther Jane MCMILLAN, dau of Peter MCMILLAN, on Sept. 9, 1896 in Pierce City, Lawrence Co., MO. He was an orphan. I need info about his parents: was father P.A. WRITER and mother Percilla Ann ? Where did they die? Charles's sister Ester m James Alex MCMILLAN, son of Peter. Who cared for these orphans?

FLY, LOVE, MCCRAY, MCMILLAN, PATRICK, PIPKIN, POTTER, SHORT, SOOTER, TAYLOR, WRITER posted by Shirley Writer Chang on Monday, April 20, 1998
Charles Marion WRITER, b in Fayetteville, AR in 1871 or 72. He married Esther Jane MCMILLAN and lived and died in Barry County. Who were his parents?

COPE, REILEY posted by Allan F. Cope on Monday, April 20, 1998
I am looking for the birthplace of my paternal grandfather, C. William COPE. He was born somewhere in Missouri in 1888. His father's name was George COPE, and his mother's name was Mary REILEY COPE. I am also looking for any information about George COPE (my great grandfather), particularly, his birthdate, birthplace, name of parents and siblings. Please feel free to Emial me with any information. Thanks!

BADKE, BRADSHAW, DENTON, GARRISON, NORTHCUTT, REED, SHOOK posted by Billy R F Denton Jr on Monday, April 20, 1998
DENTON, REED, NORTHCUTT, I am trying to find info on my family. My G. Grandfather was Furn A. Denton b 1871 md Ella Reed b 1870 in town of O'Day (near Washburn) Barry Co July 4th 1891, they appear on the census of 1900, 1910 I have resently been told that my G.G.Grandfather was Andrew Denton md Molly Northcutt but I have not confurmed this have more info I take this opertunitly to appoligise to anyone that may have conntacted me over the last 4 months I have been in hospital, and then my wife decided to divorce me due to my not being able to work anymore. Billy Denton Jr

STONE posted by Jack McGehee on Monday, April 20, 1998
I am looking for information on the STONE family that lived in this area around the 1830's. Several of James STONE's children were married here in Barry county. If you have any information please email me. Thanks

COATNEY, GOODING, MORRISON, SMITH posted by Angela Mickey on Monday, April 20, 1998
COATNEY William W. COATNEY born 1835 in Missouri was married to Nancy J. MORRISON born 1851 in Arkansas. They lived with their children in Barry County around 1870-1880. Their children were: James, John, William, Roxana, Joseph, Nancy (married to W.C. SMITH and later Harvey GOODING) Robert, Burton, Frank, Kate, Lillie, and Sam COATNEY.

ANDERSON, FARWELL, LEE, TRUSSELL posted by Sandy Schmitz on Monday, April 20, 1998
A "Silver Treasure" once belonging to the Spaniards is lost in a cave in Barry County, Mo. put there around 1820. I heard there was a map and diaries to prove it's existence. The cave was on land that was bought by Ola & Audry FARWELL in 1940. Other names associated with this treasure are: ANDERSON, Murphy & Keitz, Clifford TRUSSELL, and Clarence LEE. Would appreciate any response from anyone with knowledge of this cave and/or silver.

HENSON, PLUMMER, STOCKTON posted by Linda Stockton Simmons on Monday, April 20, 1998
I am looking for info on Joseph C. STOCKTON b. 1-9-1892 said to have been born in the Boston Mountains in Arkansas. At some point lived in Barry County in Jenkins. He was married to Sarah Elizabeth PLUMMER b.8-14-1884. His mother: Kathran HENSON no info. His father: not sure of first name,could be Eyet born around 1850. Any information would be most welcomed.

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