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SPRING CREEK, SANFORD INMAN FARM, DENT CO. 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

Submitted by Kathy Welch Heidel 

BRESSIE, EAPHRIAM 3/25/1804 – 4/11/1850, s/o Irby (b. 10/11/1877) who m.
6/10/1802, Susannah nee Frazier (b. 8/27/1785; Eaphriam was father of
Martha Rosett Castone (bur. Cedar Grove Cem., mother was one of his
negro slaves); bro. of Yancy, David (d. 2/22/1862 Civil War, m. Lucinda
Sullivan), Mary Ann, Polly (m. Josiah Welch, 7/31/1843, Crawford Co.),
William F. Walter, Anny Denny, Samuel, Emily Byington, Maranda Tennessee
Byington, Elizabeth Willburn & John (lived Farmington, St. Francois Co.,
d. Civil War, m. Rachel Murphy – d/o Joseph Murphy) Bressie Famjly
settled MO soon after LA Purchase – 1803; Eaphriam owned a large acreage
in Dent Co. & was the largest slave owner in the area. He also operated
a store & inn at this site on the White River Trail, 2 miles NW of
Salem. The second post office in Dent Co. Montauk (Indian origin) was
later owned by the Watkins family (presently by Inman family)

BRESSIE, YANCY s/o Irby & Susannah nee Frazier 10/21/1824 NC – c1876, m.
Rebecca A., ch.: Kittie (Mrs. John B. Watkins)

BRESSIE REBECCA ADALINE w/o Yancy; b. c1822 – d.12/12/1875, home 2 miles
NW of Salem

?BRESSIE, Inf. s/o Joseph D. “Dave” & Florence V. nee Pace; parents bur.
Cedar Grove Cem.

?BRESSIE, EUGENIA inf. s/o Joseph D. “Dave: & Florence V.


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