Greene County Missouri Queries

Greene County Missouri Queries
5/97-7/97

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Nancy C. Roberts Jul 7 1997
I am compiling a genealogy on the Cornelison family. I would like to contact anyone with interest in the line that came to Greene Co ca 1835 and later spread to Christian, Taney & Webster counties. I am glad to share what I have.
Edith Ward Jul 6 1997
Trying to locate Burleson/Burlison relatives in Green Co. Springfield area. Have old family photo's left by great-grandmother, taken in Springfield, Mo.
Beth Rowe Jul 4 1997
I am researching my gggrandfather William Parker Cox who migrated to Springfield, Greene Co.,MO abt 1840 and lived in county until 1854 when he moved to Christian County. He was married to (1) Elizabeth Jessup who died abt 1848-1852. He remarried to Elizabeth Caroline Horn in 1853. He was in business with Eli Jessup who died intestate in 1848. I believe Eli was the brother of Elizabeth. Any information about William Parker Cox and Elizabeth Jessup will be appreciated. When she actually died, etc. Also any information about Eli Jessup. I have a lot of information after 1853. Will be happy to share my info. Also would appreciate information as to where in North Carolina William Parker Cox was born.
Phyllis Weaver Rogers Jun 30 1997
Samuel Fox married Malinda Jones, d/o William Jones whose heirs were named in Clay County Kentucky Deed Book C, Page 492, dated 22 June 1846. Samuel and Malinda Fox were in Greene County Missouri on 22 June 1846 according to those county records. I am interested in learning more about the children and the life of Malinda Jones and her husband Samuel Fox. I have some data about Malinda Jones' brothers and sisters and will be happy to share it.
Lori Benkert Jun 29 1997
I am looking for information on my paternal grandmother whom my father says was born in Strafford. I am not sure of her birthdate, but we believe that it would be somewhere between 1895 and 1905. Her name was Ola Devon Payton. That is all I know at this point. I hope that this will be enough to go on. I appreciate any help I can get on this search!
Janel Woodbury Jun 29 1997
I am researching the family of Henry Meathers and Sarah Griffeth who came to the US in 1865 from Canada and settled in Greene County, MO about 1882. They are in the 1900, 1910 census in Springfield (N. Campbell Twp.) Their daughter Ellen was my ancestor. She married Henry Lafayette Templeton. Their daughter Sarah married a Mr. Todd, son James' wife was 1st Eda S.?; 2nd Selma J. Ryde. Son Silas' wife was Myrtle ?. In some records the name changed to Mathers. Their daughter Sarah had a son Charlie Todd who lived with them in 1910. Henry, wife Sarah, sons William and James (and both James' wives) are buried in the Hazelwood Cemetery in Springfield. I am looking for anyone who may be a descendant and/or have information.
Sandra Randall Tue Jun 24 08:50:00 1997
Trying to trace family roots on husband's side. last name Randall, Grandmother's name- Tennessee Randall, died in 1960's in Greene County, also buried there.
Darleen Nave Jun 20 1997
Raymond Rowden md Beulah Endecott 1916 Howell Co MO. Her father S G Endecott; mother Julia Robinson. However, Beulah never appears with them as a child on the census....does she really belong to them? 1920 census Oregon Co. shows Raymond and Beulah with infant Lillian b 1919 MO and living with them his parents & sister, Allen and Lorene Rowden & Mary Rowden. Funeral Home Records & Obit Springfield, Greene Co, MO show the death of Beulah Rowden 30 Jul 1920 at Rt 6, Springfield, MO, burial to be at Leasburg, MO. Raymond remarried 1921 Springfield, Greene, MO to Miss Edna Sprague of Springfield. Springfield MO City Directories show him through 1924 with wife Edna, & he worked for grocery stores. Lost him in 1925.
Bob Shelton Jun 21 1997
I am just starting to research my family history, and dont have much to start with. My grandfather was born in Springfield MO in 1902. His name is Cecil M. Shelton; his father's name is William V. Shelton born 1880 ?. Sharon E. Brock Jun 17 1997
I am interested in locating information pertaining to the Powell and Monk families. They resided in the Springfield-Greene County area between 1875-1930. My grandfather, Orley (Orlie)Robert Monk was born in Springfield, Missouri between 1900-1910. Will trade information I have on later descendants.
Carol Anderson Jun 13 1997
Searching for ancestors of Emiline Margarete Underwood married James L. Hurst in Walnut Grove in 1881. Also searching for James Absolom Hurst, spouse who I think was Sally Farmer and their ancestors. He was born about 1840, lived at some time in Walnut Grove as his son James L. Hurst was born there in 1863.
Darolyn Mason Jun 14 1997
I am searching for ancestors of Christina Elizabeth Doris Jane (Tina or Dorcas) Kirkpatrick b. May 25 1861 - d. June 28 1947 - and husband George Roger Lee b. Aug 8 1829 Knoxville, Blount co, TN - d. July 16 1902 Union OR - mar. Feb 29 1892/1893 Plainfield, Greene co, MO (his 2nd marriage). 2 children; Grace Inez Lee b.Aug 5 1894 Plainfield, Greene co, MO - d.June 8 1984 Port Angeles WA, Bryan Ishmuel Lee b.Oct 3 1896 Plainfield, Greene co, MO - d.1942 Port Angeles WA. After George died Christina married Mr McPherson 1908. Christina's mother Martha Dian Kirkpatrick (a widow), married George Lee's brother Richard Ishmuel (Dick) Lee. I have information on descendants to share.
Darolyn Mason Jun 14 1997
I am searching for ancestors of my relatives who came from MO to CA on a wagon train in 1856 and any accounts of the journey. Included in the names are; Jesse Smith Vann b. TN - d. CA, wife Hannah Lee b. 1833 TN - mar. Mar 20 1856 prob Greene co, MO (or CA) - 13 children born in CA. Samuel Winters (Wint) Lee b. 1830 TN, and wife Francis Lucinda Snow b. 1839 Greene co MO, had two sons in CA. Horace Snow and wife Mary Love Dillard (her parents William F Dillard and Sarah H Gregory) b. 1807 NC, mar. 1824 TN, lived in Greene co MO 1836-1856, had 14 children in Greene co MO. Dr William Randolph Mathews b. 1809 KY, wife Martha Jane Malloy/Maloy b. 1819 OH, 9 children. I have information to share.
Darolyn Mason Jun 12 1997
I am searching for Solomon B Brient who married Elizabeth Jane Lee January 12 1843. Elizabeth was born May 21 1824 Blount Co, TN. Elizabeth's father, Samuel Lee (wife Mary Hackney) made and gave a wedding present of dog irons and a shovel for the fireplace in "Ellwood, Greene Co, MO. Solomon and Elizabeth had two daughters; Sarah and Victoria Annis. Elizabeth's siblings were, John Austin, Richard Ishmael, George Roger, Samuel Winters, Hannah, Charlotte Emily, Mary Ann, Charles Thornton, Susannah Malderine, Louisa Malvina. I have information to share on descendants, and am interested in more information on Elizabeth Lee's ancestors.
Darolyn Mason Jun 12 1997
I am searching for ancestors of George Washington McLain and Susannah Maldrine (Mal) Lee who married Jan 22 1871. Susannah Maldrine was born Nov 28 1841 Greene co MO. 3 children; Augusta Jane (Gus) , Mary Brucilda, George 'Luther' Dennis. Susannah Maldrine Lee's parents were Samuel Lee and Mary Hackney. I am interested in information about the Lee side and have some to share.
Darolyn Mason Jun 12 1997
I am searching for ancestors of Horace Snow b. 1792/1795 MA or NC? - d. 1856 Napa co CA, married Mary Love Dillard b. May 9 1807 Buncombe co NC - died/buried Jan 28 1885 Lower Lake, Lake co, CA (marriage in TN). They lived in Springfield, Greene co, MO 1836-1856. 14 children (1st 8 born Monroe co TN); Sarah Ann , John Dillard, Elizabeth Catherine , William Summers, Samuel Bell, Rebecca Jane , Eliza E , James Marshall (these 6 born Greene co MO) Joseph or Jerome , Francis 'Lucinda' , Marion Porter (Polk) , Matthew Melancthon (Dallas) , George Horace , Mary Abelia . My ancestor was Francis Lucinda who married Samuel Winters (Wint) Lee 1856. I have information on Frances and Samuels descendants to share.
Joan Kunce Jun 10 1997
I am looking for information on Joseph Ambrose Kunce who was a telegrapher for the Frisco RR. in Richland, MO. While living there he married Ida Elliger/Eliger probably about 1855. He was born in 1860 possibly in Springfield, MO. Died Oct 26, 1920 in St. Louis County, MO. I know his children's names but have nothing about his ancestors. He probably changed the spelling of his name to Kunce from Kunze.
Gene Graham Jun 9 1997
I am seeking information regarding James M. Graham, who arrived in Greene Co. about 1838, and resided there until after 1860. I am also seeking information regarding his son, Eli Franklin Graham, born about 1839 in Greene Co. He moved to Arkansas in the late-1860s. The Graham family resided in Cass or Center Townships from about 1830 through 1860/1870.
Martha Whitcomb Jun 8 1997
Delila Hooper m. Thomas Martin 12 June, 1864 in Greene Co. Mo. Delila had sister Lucy who m. Caleb Alonzo Martin, Tom's brother. Delila and Tom 's dau Minnie Alice and Lula were born in Springfield before the family went to Texas abt. 1869. Am searching for info. on Delila's family. Her death cert. signed by my grandmother gives parents as Henry Hooper and Martha Little. Place of birth Tenn.(Wilson Co.?) Tom Martin was friend of Wild Bill, much to Delila's dismay.
Brenda Waller Hix Jun 8 1997
I'm looking for my grandmother, Margaret Leila Jones b 18 Sep 1899, father William Taylor Jones married to Sara Ann Livesay. Margaret was born in Springfield, Greene, MO. I can't find her birth certificate or anything on her father. She is the youngest of eight. Married Robert Reed Waller but divorced in 1916 and married Joseph Wynns. Would like information on both.
John Gideon Jun 8 1997
I am looking for information on Capt. Jackson Ball of Greene Co. He was married to Elizabeth Keltner and had a daughter, Mary Susan Ball who married James Jackson Gideon in Springfield on 29 Dec. 1868. Mary Susan was b. 21 Dec 1849 and d. 22 June 1926. I know that Capt. Ball was a Co. Commander during the Civil War as I have old company records.
Charles Nance Jun 8 1997
I am looking for information on Rexford Clare Armbus. I know he was born 15 July 1904, but I do not know where. He was married to Irene Susan Tate (b. 15 Feb 1905) on 28 May 1931. His death was on 25 Aug 1980. I have all the information on him but I have none on his parents. The birth place is unknown but he was likely married in Springfield, MO and he definitely died there.
Freda P. Summar Jun 5 1997
Looking for any dencedant of Jeremiah West, b. 1837 in Penn., m. 1858 in Highland Co., Ohio, d. 1904 in Greene Co., Mo. Int. Mt. Pisgah Cem., Webster Co. Son: Isaac Henry West, b. 1863 , m. 1890, d, 1939 in Strafford, Mo., Greene Co., Int. Mullinax Cem. Strafford, Mo. Also looking for Melton, Willoughby, and Warden.
Ann Rogers Jun 3 1997
Reference the following entry found on the Internet (a Missouri page):Surnames matching Castleman. This entry came up: "Castleman 1859 1942 Springfield, Greene Co., MO, USA" I am searching for John Wilbur Castleman. He married Clara Ellen Funderberg/Funderburgh in1899 in Douglas County, but he left the family in 1900 prior to the birth of his daughter, Nora, June 13, 1900. She is still alive and would like to know something about her father. Her mother told her only that he was an itinerant carpenter/laborer. Clara Ellen Funderberg Castleman divorced John W. Castleman about 7 or 8 years later, but it is not known whether he knew of the divorce. He had not lived with the family for 7 or 8 years. John W. Castleman may have remarried. He contacted Clara Ellen Funderberg Castleman one time after the birth of Nora, inquiring as to the birth, but Clara Ellen never replied or was in touch with him again.
Hope Farris May 31 1997
I am looking for information on a Rufus Farris or John that marriedJuana or Jeana Thorp. They lived in Greene Co around 1880 or back further. He fought in the Civil War in Springfield and is buried in the Civil War Cemetery there. They had a Henry, Andrew,Lewis,? Girl, Bob, Rufus B.May 11, 1858-this one married Amanda Elizabeth Mills. I have better information after this generation. I am willing to share information.
Kate Poole May 28 1997
I am seeking information about a February 10, 1907 marriage in Springfield between Walter David Frazier, born in Topeka, Kansas April 2, 1884, and Ann Liza Jones, born in Laclede County Mo August 02, 1879. By finding out about the marriage, I hope to gain information about their parents. I know that his Father was Robert Cornfort Frazier and Mother Elizabeth? Her parents were Colonel Issam/Isham Jones and Sophronia Thomas. Any help would be much appreciated.
John Hoff May 27 1997
Ma Barker was born in Boone Twp., Greene Co., MO abt. 1874. Her name at birth was Arizona Clark. Her mother was a Parker. Would like to exchange information.
Linda Howell May 26 1997
I am looking for any info on a Isaiah Harralson Hambleton who was born 7-24-1885 and died 12-18-1942 to married Ada Virginia Cook. They were married 8-6-1911 in Greene County,MO. and they had 12 children. Looking for some info on his parents and her parents if any. Know his nickname was Babe. Also think his father was Elijah Green Hambelton. He might have gotten married in Bolivar.

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