Daviess County, Missouri , Posted Queries for

Daviess County, Missouri

Posted Queries for October thru November 1998

SESSION, SESSIONS posted by Tom Martens on Thursday, October 1, 1998

Need any information on Willis (SESSIONS ?) SESSION. Born abt. 1806 and died abt. 1890's. I'm guessing his wife's name was Diantha, 1880 Ohio census report was hard to read. They moved from Lorain County, OH to Gallatin, MO. The two are buried in Gallatin.

DYKES, FARRAR posted by Paula Harman on Friday, October 2, 1998

I am looking for information on my ggg grandparents, the FARRAR's and the DYKES'. Samuel S.FARRAR(dob app.1822) and Martha Phillips FARRAR lived in Daviess County in the mid to late 1800's maybe in the Pattonsburg or Liberty township? John Henry DYKES(dob 1836) and Mary Ellen Smith DYKES(dob 1844) lived in Daviess county around the same time. Their sons(my gg grandfathers) were, Samuel Edward FARRAR and John O. DYKES. Any information on these families would be appreciated.

CAMPBELL, FRY posted by [email protected] on Saturday, October 3, 1998

William Fry married Priscilla CAMPBELL in Daviess County on 10 June, 1860. Their son, Enoch FRY, and his father went West about 1900 to Montana and then Idaho. Does anyone know where Priscilla died? I assume in Daviess County. Who were her parents and did they have any other children besides Enoch? Anxious to correspond with anyone with information on this family.


Seeking information on John L. A. WHITE b. 3 Apr 1829 VA who m. Lucinda b. 8 Aug 1833 Missouri; Need maiden name of Lucinda. Daviess Co, MO, Cash Entry Sale dated 10/1/1856 for 160 acres section 36, Township 60-N, Range 26-W. Are there any plat maps that would show where this is? Also needing census info 1850, 1860 & 1870. In 1880 the family was in Collin Co, TX. The following info is taken from a family Bible: Children were: Millard F. WHITE b. 1854 d. 1857 MO; Julana Angeline b. 15 Feb 1855 MO m. Thomas MCGRAW 1880 Collin Co, TX; Melvina Evaline b. 25 Mar 1856 MO m. Lucius Cahol GARRETT in TX d. 1882; Paul M. b. 11 June 1857 MO m. Annie J. BRANDON 29 Apr 1886, Collin Co, TX; Louella B. b. 10 Aug 1858 MO m. (1) J.M. GATES 2 Oct 1879 Collin Co, TX (2) N.H. KILGORE 22 Sept 1880 she d. 1882; Virginia "Jennie" W. WHITE b. 18 June 1861 m. 2 Oct 1879 S. B. MARSALIS Collin Co, TX d. 16 June 1929; Flora R. WHITE b. 1 Apr 1863 d. 11 Aug 1864; Jacob E. WHITE b. 22 Sept 1864 d. 2 Feb 1873; Mahala Eggentine WHITE b. 23 July 1866 MO m. 8 Apr 1889 Albert Marion JAMISON/JIMISON/JIMERSON d. 14 Sept 1941 OK; Missouria Emaline WHITE b. 22 ? 1868 MO m. 15 Dec 1886 A. F. HENDRICKS, Collin Co, TX d. 30 Apr 1898; Jefferson D. WHITE b. 12 Feb 1870 *nothing else known of him*. I would love to share info; hope to find descendants! Thank you for any help you can give on John L. A. WHITE & family.

DAWSON, PAXTON posted by Leon Kearns on Saturday, October 10, 1998

I am looking for information on Harriett Jane DAWSON she was born on March 24, 1882 in Grant Township, Davies County, Mo. Her parents were John Dawson and Mary Jane [PAXTON] Dawson. John's Parents were Enoch Dawson and Permelia {Paxton] Dawson. Perelia's mother was Allie Paxton. These are my ancesters on my Mother side of the family. Harriet Married Nelson Joseph Shaefer who was born in Guthrie County, Iowa. Any and all information will be truly helpful.

CALLOWAY, WARREN posted by Janis Warren Hopkins on Thursday, October 22, 1998

I am searching for my great-grandfather James Thomas WARREN b. approx. 1863 KY who married Mary CALLOWAY b. 4-1856 IN, d. 12-18-1924 in Caddo Co., OK on 6-22-1886 in Daviess Co., MO. There was a John (T.or F.) Warren who was a witness. They had 4 children : Joseph Blaine Warren b. 5-28-1887 in Daviess Co., James Coleman Warren b. 6-18-1892 Clinton Co., Nancy Warren b. 4-1896 Clinton Co., and Mary B. Warren b. 5-11-1899 in Clinton Co., MO. James T. and Mary seperated before the birth of their 4th child. Mary and 4 children moved to Caddo Co., OK. We don't know what happened to James T. Warren.

DOWNING, HUTTON posted by Sue Hodnett on Monday, October 26, 1998

In the 1840's and the 1850's their were several families of DOWNINGs in Davies County. One, that of Morean DOWNING, appears to have moved on in 1860; but that of Powhatan Downing stayed until the 1870's. I need information on these families. Are their any descendants of Morean or Powhatan out there somewhere? Morean had a son William Austin Downing, who is my gr grandfather. He married Sebrina HUTTON.

MCQUEEN posted by [email protected] on Monday, October 26, 1998

I'm looking for information on David MCQUEEN, born on December 23, 1852 and died on June 5,1921. He was a farmer living near the Jamesport/ Locksprings Missouri area. He is buried in the Clear Creek Church Cemetery. I would appreciate any information known about David and his family. It is believed he moved to Daviess County from Tennessee. Thanks in advance for any information you might have.

CLAPPER posted by Don Siner on Wednesday, October 28, 1998

CLAPPER, Earnest J. lived in Jefferson Township, Davies Co., Mo in 1900. B: July 1960 in Canada. Wife: Sarah E. B: Feb. 1861 in Missouri, married about 1885. Children: Florena M, Roswell N, Earnest E., Olive, Nataniel, and William F. CLAPPER. I am looking for any connection to this CLAPPER family,or any other Clappers in Davies County. This family was also know in DeKalb County, MO.

BOLIN, GIBSON posted by Judith Good on Sunday, November 8, 1998

Looking for any information on families with the above surnames. Hannah Melinda Bolin married Daniel Raleigh Gibson around 1870-1872. Anyone researching these surnames please contact me. Searching for parents of Hannah Melinda Bolin. Thanks.

BROWN, KELLER posted by Gayla Wynn on Saturday, November 14, 1998

In the 1850 census for Daviess County, there were four BROWN heads of households born in Ohio: Lewis (b 1817) m Frances, David (b 1819) m Barbary, John Adams (b 1822), and Samuel (b 1829) m1 Elizabeth KELLER m2 Missouri A. Carrol. Is anyone else working on these BROWN families? Will exchange information.

STEPHENS posted by Alice (Stephens) Bailey on Saturday, November 14, 1998

Looking for census information 1850-1890. Hiram STEPHENS and his family. Thank you for any assistance or advice you can give me.

BLANKENSHIP, MERRIFIELD, PIERCE, PRICE, TALLEY posted by Peter Castro on Friday, November 20, 1998

1850 census Davies Co. lists Lindsey and Amanda PRICE living in household of Richard BLANKENSHIP and family. Lindsey PRICE marr. Emma TALLEY 1860. Amanda PRICE dissapears. Sons of Emma TALLEY/PRICE are; James Allen PRICE and Joseph Lindsey PRICE. James A. PRICE marr. Missouri Victoria MERRIFIELD. Daug. of Joseph MERRIFIELD abt. 1880. Joseph L. Price marr. Ellen A. PIERCE? in 1880? Need info as to Amanda and mother of Missouri MERRIFIELD. Missouri V, MERRIFIELD also known as Lucretia [Cretia] America MERRIFIELD. Any info appreciatted and will supply all I have! Thx!

GUILLIAMS, NEWELL posted by Mark D Joyce on Friday, November 20, 1998

Looking for information on Charles Creighton GUILLIAMS, born 1873, in ?; spouse was Margaret NEWELL, born 1876, in Pattonsburg, Daviess, MO. Children were Golda, Dewey Irvin, Russell Benjiman, Roy Elliot, and Margaret Opal, all were born in Daviess County.

CALLISON, GOODMAN, HARRIS, RHEA, WYNN posted by Warren B. Wood on Saturday, November 21, 1998

I am seeking information on James RHEA, born 25 Apr. 1799 in Greenbriar Co., VA, died by 1853 in Daviess Co., MO, and his second wife, Sarah J. (GOODMAN) RHEA. James first married Betty CALLISON in Pocahontas Co., VA in 1822. The family moved to Missouri around 1838. He married his second wife, Mrs. Sarah J. GOODMAN, on 4 Apr 1847 in Daviess Co., MO. Known children (from 1850 census data) and approx. birth years were: Margaret (1827), Robert (1829), James F. (1831), Susan (1834), Davis H. (1837), Elizabeth A. (1842), Catherine (1844), John A. (1849) and Eliza H. (1850). John A. RHEA married Sarah L. HARRIS in 1872 in Daviess Co. and may have died by 1880. Eliza H. RHEA married Joseph WYNN in 1873 in Daviess Co. Sarah J. (GOODMAN) RHEA was still living in 1880. Does anyone know when James RHEA and his wife, Sarah, died and where they are buried?

CRAVEN, DOWNING, WALKER posted by Sue Hodnett on Tuesday, November 24, 1998

I am looking for any connections between WALKER/DOWNING and CRAVEN/DOWNING. You can contact me direct at [email protected]

MORGAN posted by William Morgan on Wednesday, November 25, 1998

Seeking descendants of James MORGAN, who died in Daviess County, Missouri, in 1846. A copy of his will was recorded in Prince Edward County, Virginia, where he lived prior to his removal to Missouri. He left all his property in Daviess County to his daughter Susanna. Any information will be greatly appreciated.

BROWN, BRUMFIELD posted by Mary Brumfield on Saturday, November 28, 1998

Looking for information on James Alexander BRUMFIELD, who lived near Jamison in Daviess County. His father was William BRUMFIELD, who is buried in Old Scotland cemetery. James married Mary Eveline BROWN in Jamison in 1894.

KELLER posted by Gayla Wynn on Saturday, November 28, 1998

Obediah (b 1800 Va) and Matilda KELLER (b 1807 Va) were living in Iowa by 1830 and Missouri by 1838. They were in the 1840 and 1850 census of Daviess County, Mo. They had at least 8 children. Is anyone working on this family? Thanks for your help. Will exchange information.

CUMMIN, CUMMINGS, MICHAELS posted by Christiana on Sunday, November 29, 1998

I am looking for a family that was in Henderson Co. in the 1850 census, and I believe they were there before then... so I beleive they were living in this county.... I am looking for info on Daniel MICHAELS and Sarah CUMMIN(g)s whose children were James b.1829, Sarah b. 1833, Lewis b. 1837. Sarah's parents may have been William and Sarah. Any help would be great

BROWN, CLINE, HADLEY posted by Joan Case on Sunday, November 29, 1998

My BROWN family: came to Daviess County in 1838 via wagon trail from Henry County, Indiana. Moses and Elizabeth HADLEY Brown and their children. My CLINE Family: Came to Daviess County before 1850 from Illinois/Ohio Tamsey Winders Cline, widow of George C;ome, married James Johnson. Her children: Henry Harrison Cline md Eunice Lucinda Brown, Tamsey Ann Cline md William Harrison Mc Cart, George S. Cline md Mariam Smith, John Cline md Frances Mc Cart, Eliza Jane Cline md Moses G. Brown. The rest of her children didn't live in Daviess County.

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