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ON CURRENT RIVER, CEDAR GROVE, 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

COOK, SAMUEL T.; b. NC; m. Jane Wooliver, ch.: James Monroe (m. Iona Mae
Winesburgh, bur. Ashley Creek Cem.), John Thomas (m. Climsy Ann Reed, m.
Eva Halbrook nee Shelton) & Robert S. (m. Martha M. Medlock, m. Martha
B. Pewitt)---both bur. Green Forest Cem., Mary Ann (m. John Peter
Pruitt), Rosa J. (m. Edward Harris, 1878, Dent Co.), Livina D. (bur. AR.
M. Henry H. Harris, 1879, Dent Co.), Amanda Florence (m. Henry Wilson,
1882, Current Twn., Dent Co.

COOK, JANE M. w/o Samuel T.; b. c1823 NC – d. after 1893; nee Wooliver
(parents born SC), Jane was sis. to: Dovie L. Rasor

COOK, ANVIL s/o James M. & Iona; d. young

COOK, FANNIE d/o James M. & Iona; d. young



DERRYBERRY “DAYBERRY” THOMAS WILLIAM  8/6/1861 near Salem – 4/26/1836 at home near Cedar Grove on Current River, s/o Joshua D. (Confederate Army
Civil War, killed Pleasant Hill, LA, 4/9/1864) & Elizabeth C. nee Bain
(bur. Smith Cem. Near Hartshorn, Texas Co., d/o Frederick & Susannah
Bain), m. Tenn K. Freeze, 2/2/1881, 10 ch.: Phoebe Emberline (Mrs.
Johnnie E. Freeze)—bur. Ashley Cem., Ben G. (m. Pearl Welch, bur. Jadwin
Cem.), Eli Harden (m. Laura A. Woodward, bur Cedar Grove Cem.), Rena
Josephine (Mrs. Sig Hancock)---bur. North Lawn Cem., Harve A., Ruth
Alzenia “Zenie” (Mrs. Lee Ondo Asher)---bur. North Lawn Cem., Ella
Callie(m. Roy Sanford Kirkman===both bur Boone Creek Cem.-Licking),
Riley J. (m. Virginia F. Foust, bur Green Forest Cem.), Henry Dow (m.
Viola May Jones, bur. New Hope Cem.), Mamie (Inf. girl); bro. To :
Daniel (m. Marinda Asher, d. near Cedar Grove), Susannah Catherine(Mrs.
Jarred Norris), George William (m.Phoebe Caroline Prince), David Andrew
(m. Grabilia Arminda Norris, lived Hartshorn), Victoria Jane (Mrs.
Stephen A. Huskey), robert “Bob” Ace (m. Melinda Elizabeth Asher,
10/10/1882, Hartshorn); homesteaded along Current River below Montauk

DERRYBERRY, TENNA “PEANY” KATHERINE w/o Thomas W. 8/19/1861 – 9/16/1941, d/o Monroe Andrew Freeze (son of Peter Freeze) & Capiah L. “Tiza” Hysie
Nancy nee Wooliver---Indian blood; sister of: John Ellis (m Martha
Gray---both bur. Mt. Herman Cem.), Jake (killed as young man, m. Martha
Mooney---she bur. Cedar Grove Cem.-Salem), Mary Ann (m. Andrew
Kell---bur. Boone Creek Cem., Licking), Lucinda “Lucy” (to Winona, m.
Wilson Nickles, 1882, Dent Co.), Amanda & Nancy Jane (Mrs. James Russell
Mooney) –both bur. Ashley Creek Cem., Betsy

DERRYBERRY, HARVEY A. 2/17/1890 –2/28/1976, s/o Thomas W. & Tenna K. nee

FERRIS, JOHN d. 8/17/1930 at home near Rector (relative to Jack)

HODGES, ? d. 5/16/1879

LEONARD, WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON s/o Moses Jr. (b. OH, s/o Moses Sr. &
Sarah) & Johanna Christine nee Huffman (both d. AR); 10/7/1855, Iowa –
7/5/1930 at home near Montauk; m. Mary Jane Rasor, 1887, Dent Co., 7
sons: John (bur. New Hope Cem.), James (bur. Berry Cem.), Andrew (bur.
North Lawn Cem.) Caleb (bur. Green Forest Cem.), Marion, 2 boys d.
infancy; 1885 to Mo. & bought farm near Montauk; bro. To James Harvey,
Emma E. (Mrs. James Rasor), Martha M.; member Christian Church.

LEONARD, MARY JANE w/o William H. H. 8/11/1865, Dent Co.- 6/26/1951,
home, Dent Co., nee Rasor, d/o Silas & Dovie nee Wooliver; converted
early age, joined Free Will Baptist

LEONARD, MARION (twin to Andrew) s/o W. H. H. & Mary J. 3/1889

?McCRAY, APION; D/ 5/20/1876, wagon train, IN to Hutchinson KS

PRUITT, JOHN PETER 1843 – 5/19/1908, s/o Hardin Pruitt (bur. Licking) &
Mary nee Lawson; J. P. was father of 21 ch, 1st m. Mary Ann Cook, 5 ch.:
Gilbert (bur. Green Forest Cem.); 2nd m. Nancy Jane Watson (bur. Bethany
Cem., Parsons KS), 16 ch.: Charley, Barney, Lishie

PRUITT, MARY ANN w/o John Peter, d/o Samuel T. & Jane M. Wooliver Cook;
mother of: Lurancy “Rance” Pruitt who m. W. D. McCurdy of Texas Co.,
1893, Dent Co. (at Jane Cook’s by I. M. Randolph, J.P.)


RASOR, SILAS MARION 12/12/1838, Franklin Co. IN – 7/5/1921, Dent Co.,
s/o George (bur. Howell Cem.?) & Betsy Jane nee Rutledge; George is s/o
Peter Rasor, b. N. J. ---who is s/o George Rasor ---& Frances Adair
Rasor (m. Dovie Lovina Wooliver, c1856, ch.: Mary Jane (Mrs. Harrison
Leonard), Andrew J., Johnnie Roberts, George W., James Thompson (bur.
Cedar Grove Cem., Salem), Nancy Ann; bro. To: Elizabeth (Mrs. James F.
Cole), William George, Frances (Mrs. Thompson Hodges); Rasor family
settled Shannon Co. 1845 *Peter Rasor may be bur. Howell Cem. near
Current River.

RASOR, DOVIE LOVINA  w/o Silas M. 2/14/1831 NC – 1/11/1906, nee Wooliver

RASOR, ANDREW JACKSON  8/5/1858, Shannon Co. – 5/30/1881, s/o Silas M. &
Dovie L. nee Wooliver

RASOR, NANCY ANN 12/29/1867, Dent Co. 3/22/1947, Hillsboro nursing home,
d/o Silas M. & Dovie, never married; life spent near Montauk

RASOR, WILLIAM “BILL” GEORGE 9/7/1862, Dent Co. – 6/2/1943 near Darien,
s/o Silas M. & Dovie, m. Nancy R. “Becky” Berry (Berry Cem.); life spent
near Montauk

RASOR, EMMA ELVIRA 5/6/1872 – 7/1910, d/o Moses & Joannah Christina
Huffman Leonard; m. James Thompson Rasor, 1891, ch.: Elvie, Ollie E.,
Josephine “Josie” 8/12/1892 – 6/3/1983, bur. Mt. Auburn Cem.-Greenville
IL, m. Charlie Pruitt, Salem, 3/10/1912), Floy Freddie (m. Roxie
Schafer) & Leslie Edward (m. Gusta I. Schafer) both bur. Green Forest
Cem., Dora Elizabeth (m. Franklin M. Holland &  Clarence Gurney, bur
Cedar Grove-Salem Cem.), Marion Silas *m. Maggie Elizabeth
Crabtree)---bur. Patterson Cem.; later J. T. m. Lizzie (widow of John
Summers); J. T. last m. Nora Julian---both bur. Cedar Grove-Salem Cem.

RASOR, ELVIE inf, s/o James T. & Emma 1910, age 2 wks.

RASOR, MAGGIE w/o James T., nee Kell, 1878 – 1917; 1st m. a Muscott, 2
boys & 1 girl; m. James A. Rasor, ch.: James Vernon (1912 – 10/11/1988,
bur. National Cem.- St. Louis, m. Mattie L. Jackson & Gladys Nola Riley


RASOR, OLLIE ETHAN  5/15/1896 – 2/10/1944, s/o James T. & Emma nee
Leonard World War I. Mo. Pvt. 10 Trench Mortar Btry. 10 Div; m. Minnie
Crabtree nee Thomason, ch.: Eunice (Mrs. Jim Allen); Minnie was mother
of LeRoy Crabtree and 3rd m. Andy Pryor

SMITH, RACHEL; B. 10/1841, d/o Alec?

*A negro is buried in this cemetery, also a couple who d. in Civil War,
leaving 1 daughter who walked to Rolla to find relatives; a post office,
Riverside was located near here.


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