Greene County Missouri Queries

Greene County Missouri Queries
7/98-9/98

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Johnson; Hendricks, Lowe, Erwin, Graham, Glass, Terry, Crawford
Curtis Johnson lived in Greene County,Mo. in the township of Boone. Moved to Texas in 1850. Curtis b. 1811, d.1869 m. 1849, Hendricks, Sarah b.1828 d.1872. Children Curtis' first marriage,. Elizabeth b.1835, Martha C. b.1837, Clement b. 1841 d.1926, William W. b. 1844, d.1909. Children with Sarah: Artimisia (Artie Ann) b. 1851, m1871 Phillip Lowe, James Patrick b.abt 1853 Looking for information on him. Eurytesse (Erylia) b. abt 1856 d. abt 1878, m. 1874 Thomas Erwin. John R. b. abt 1856. Looking for information on him. Alzura S. b. 1857, d.1929, m. James H.Graham. Frankie Jane b 1859, d.1937, m. 1877 Thomas Lowe, m. 1898, N.D. Glass, m.1905, William Terry. Curtie Stiles , b.1862, d.1937, m.1888, Indiana Alvarado Crawford. Richard Webster , b.1868, d.1931, m F.J. ? If you every heard of the above I would like to hear from you. The Johnsons had farm land just outside Maxey, Texas. Curtis and Sarah are buried at the Antioch Cemetery. They were also members of the Missionary Baptist Church.
Arthur Johnson--Fri Sep 11 07:34:17 1998
Thompson; Gardner, Hise, Porter, Woolsey, Allbright, Brannon, Young, Emerson, Long, Cope
Seeking this Thompson family that may have been in Greene Co., MO about 1836. Possibly part Cherokee. I have copies of Civil War pension papers with depositions from the following people: Isaac Hise, b.1848, TN, d.1913, Webb City, Jasper Co., MO. Buried: Carterville Cemetery. Occupation: Teamster. Sarah Jane Thompson Hise, b.1861, (Springfield according to death cert.) MO., both parents b.MO (1900 census - Hill St., Joplin, MO), d. 1935, bur. Carterville Cemetery. Resident of Picher, OK. Isaac and Sarah Jane were married 1878, Brookline, MO. Susan Thompson? Gardner, age 77 (b. about 1836), and James Thompson, age 54 (b. about 1859), both of Ozark, RR#2, Christian Co. (prev. Greene Co.), MO., were present at marriage of Isaac and Sarah J., 1878, Brookline, MO. Affidavit sworn in Nixa, MO, 1913. Alice Hise Porter, b.1880, and Ethel Hise Woolsey, b.1890, daus. of Isaac and Sarah J., of Webb City, MO in 1913. Marie Allbright, age 52(50?) and Rebecca J. Brannon, age 63, both of Joplin, MO in 1913, have known I. and S.J. Hise for 14-15 years. Present at birth of children Irene and Gladys Hise, 1900 and 1904. H.B. Young and Grant Emerson, both of Joplin, MO in 1907. Knew I.Hise 8 and 5 yrs, respectively. J.M. Long, age 63, and Charles Cope, age 73, both of Webb City in 1913.
Karen Woodward--Thu Sep 10 11:27:52 1998
Smith
Smith, Samuel, born ?? 1871-1877 in Rockford, Illinois. Married Golda ?? around 1900 - had a son, George T. in 1903 at Pickering, Nodaway Co. MO. Samuel died in Nove. 1968 at Springfield, Greene Co. MO.
Millie Alexander--Wed Sep 9 20:30:00 1998
Larkins; Layton
I am searching for my great uncle, B.M. Larkins and family family who were living in Springfield, Greene Co., MO. in 1910. B. M. Larkins was born about 1860 in MO., married Haddie______(?) b. abt. 1864 and they had these children: Lloyd b., 1898, (printing on census record was bad for next two names) , Kath B., a son, born about 1900 and Cary a daughter born about 1904. B.M. was the brother of Martha Caroline Larkins Layton who died in 1915, MO. They were the children of Jeff Larkins of KY. Any help with the B.M. Larkins family would be greatly appreciated.
Dottie Casler--Wed Sep 9 16:43:57 1998
Hardman; Durbin
I am looking for descendants of J.T. Hardman of Springfield Circa 1900, and his Wife Joanna, who was a Durbin. Or any information on them.
Mike Durbin--Tue Sep 8 19:44:24 1998
McKinney; Thompson
James and Laura McKinney and family; and Benjamin and Melvina Thompson and family, all lived in Greene county, Missouri, after the Civil War. Melvina McKinney, daughter or James and Laura, married Benjamin F. Thompson. I believe they later moved to the Oklahoma territory and then to Easton or Potter, Kansas. Any McKinney relatives out there?
Terri Schuler--Sun Sep 6 11:40:26 1998
Kelley; Rowden, Adams
I am trying to locate information about Lydia Caroline Kelley, b. May 5, 1854 in Greene Co. MO. Her parents were James Samuel Kelley and Delilah Rowden Kelley. She died in 1919 in this area. I have no date for his death. Lydia Caroline married William Smith Adams. Any help locating this information would be greatly appreciated.
Louann Hall--Sun Sep 6 09:27:46 1998
Thornburgh; Preston, Thompson/Thomson
For a time, the family of John Thornburgh, Jr., resided in Greene county, Missouri, prior to the Civil War. Her name was Rachel Preston Thornburgh. Also, interested in other family members of Morgan Preston and Moses Thomson. Thornburghs were from Tennessee and Prestons from Kentucky,. Any descendants or someone who has info about these families?
Terri Schuler--Sat Sep 5 22:26:51 1998
McConnell ; Knox, O'Donnell
I am seeking information on James Amos McConnell and his wife, Nina Knox who were married in Springfield or in Greene County ca 1840-45. Their children were: John, Clint, Henry, Cieph, George, and Mitt. A family story says that the Knox family discovered a cavern on their farm and this cavern is open to the public today. George Harland McConnell, my great grandfather, was born January 18, 1850 in Springfield. He married Harriet Matilda O'Donnell in 1883 after he moved to Ward, Lonoke Co., AR. I would love any contact with descendants of James Amos and Nina Knox McConnell.
Patsy Love Knight--Fri Sep 4 09:36:16 1998
Pryor
I am looking for information on family of David Pryor born May 1824 in North Carolina son of unknown Pryor and mother Elizabeth They moved to Greene county MO (later became part of Lawrence couny) between 1836 and 1838. They had the following children according to the 1850 Lawrence county census - David born may 1824 NC; William abt. 1827 NC; Catharine abt 1827 NC; Daniel J. abt 1829 NC; Polly J. abt 1832 NC; Thomas J. abt 1834 NC; Elizabeth abt 1836 NC; Francis abt 1838 MO; Lucinda abt 1842 MO Sometime between the birth of the last child and the 1850 census the father of this family disappeared- I'm assuming died for now. I have no access to 1840 census records, could anyone get me any info on the father?
Dianna Pryor-Edwards--Thu Sep 3 20:28:32 1998
Duke; Johnson, Headley
I am looking for the parents of Francis J Duke who married Robert W Johnson. The 1870 census for Greene Co., MO, lists Francis J Duke in the household of Nancy H Headley. Is this her mother?
Jeffrey Watson--Thu Sep 3 19:34:44 1998
Steele
Searching for information on Richard Steele, Sr. (1778-1860) of Greene county. He was born in Rowan County, NC, moved to Williamson County, Tn. about 1804, and married Margaret Graham. Moved to Missouri about 1833. Does anyone know if his oldest son was Richard Laban Steele of Williamson County, Tn. who did not move to Missouri with the rest of the family? Would like to know anything about this possible ancestor and his descendants.
Linda Steele Carpenter--Thu Sep 3 19:19:00 1998
Hensley; Jameson
Seeking info on Lula Abbie Gayle Hensley born 8 Jan 1868,Springfield,Greene Co. Her father was J.P.Hensley.Thats the only info I have on him except that he was also born in Mo,not sure where..The family was in Searcy Co, by 1883,thats when Lula married Alexander Jameson, 11 Oct of that year.Any info on Lula parents and/or siblings would be greatly appreciated.
Toni Riter--Thu Sep 3 16:15:17 1998
Day
I picked up the following from the Obituary List Day, Claude; 81; Springfield MO; Springfield N-L; 1998-8-30; hkohut Does anyone in or around Springfield who has access to the paper this obit appeared in? Believe this Day may be related to my wife's great grandfather, Ira Day.
Charles Buckley--Wed Sep 2 21:24:30 1998
Cutbirth; McMahan
Am searching for any information on J.W. Cutbirth & Mrs. Jane McMahan, both from Greene Co. who were married in Polk Co., MO on 20 May 1879. Does J.W. stand for James Walter? Need parents and siblings. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Melvina Arnett--Mon Aug 24 19:50:01 1998
Wilkerson; Literal, Clark, Wilson
I'm looking for any info on George Rufus Wilkerson, who also went by the last name of Wilson on occassion. He was born in Springfield, Missouri in 1874. Later, he married a Lula or Lulu Clark and they moved to Oklahoma. I'm interested in his family, such as info on his father and mother John Wilkerson and Sarah Literal. I have been unable to locate info on where this Wilkerson family came from.
Paul Wilkerson--Fri Aug 28 10:10:46 1998
Steele
Searching for information on Richard Steele, Sr. (1778-1860) listed in 1850 Census as a resident of Greene County, Mo., Campbell Township. He moved his family from Williamson County, Tn. about 1833. I am trying to find a positive connection to who I think is his oldest son, Richard Laban Steele (?1804- 1864)of Williamson County, Tn. This son stayed in Tennessee with his young family when the rest of the family moved to Missouri.
Linda Steele Carpenter--Sun Aug 23 14:35:35 1998
Dean/Deen; Burns
I need any information about the Dean or Deen family in Greene co, MO in the 1800's. I find one listing for a Deen in the land titles. My gr grandmother supposedly lived (family says owned land) in Springfield, MO, and moved to TX marrying Sam Burns. They had children in TX in the 1880's. I can find nothing about her.
Peggy Hamlett--Sat Aug 22 21:25:12 1998
Price; Parr
Looking for info on ancestors of Richard C. Price who married Mary E. Parr in February 1840 in MO. They were on the 1850 Census for Greene Co., MO. with three children. Richard was shown to be 36 yrs and born in Virginia. Don't knfow how long he had been in MO. This family moved to Texas in 1855, I believe. Richard is reported to have died in Grayson Co., TX in 1859.
Jean Martin--Sat Aug 22 14:34:45 1998
Roberts
I would like to find out information about the date of birth of Chalma Roberts. He was supposedly born in Springfield, Missouri in 1903 to a woman named Delvia Jane Roberts(?). Once I have the date of birth and the birth certificate, I should be able to find more information on Delvia Jane Roberts. We believe Delvia to be a enrolled member of the Cherokee Tribe. Thanks for any assistance you can provide.
Jim Roberts--Sat Aug 22 10:16:04 1998
Richardson
Looking for wife and children of Bill Richardson of Ash Grove. Last children found were daughter Margaret and son Jim, twins, b 10 or 12 January 1912.
charles cockrum--Thu Aug 20 18:43:29 1998
Talent; Eaves, Wofford, French
Would like to exchange information with anyone researching the Talent (various spellings), Eaves, Wofford, French and other allied families.
Mary March--Thu Aug 20 05:10:35 1998

Barron; Bell
I am looking for information on Calvin Barron who Married Celia or Delia Bell. They had sons, Arthur, Ernest, Aray or Avery, and Victor. They had a daughter Audrey who was born in Springfield on Jan 7, 1895.
Linda Snodgrass--Mon Aug 17 10:04:00 1998
Funk=; Brown, Johnston
Funk, Martin purchased a land patent in Greene County in 1859. I am searcing a Funk/Johnston/Brown connection. My grandfather John Harvey Brown had two Funk children living with him and his father William Brown and mother Sally Jane Johnston Brown in the 1880 census of Stone County. There was a family rumor that the two Funk children were part of nine Funk children who were farmed out all over because their parents were killed in a tornado.
Betty Slovinski--Mon Aug 17 09:30:25 1998
Chappell; Dennis, Weaver
Looking for information on my husband's maternal grandparents, Charles Jordan Chappell and Anna Laura Weaver (b. 3 MAR 18??)who were married 9 Feb 1916. They had four children: Mildred Elizabeth (b. 24 Apr 1919 in Springfield), John Ely, Herb and Fred. My husband's mother, Mildred, married Benjamin Arthur Dennis, Jr. (b. 30 Aug 1918 in Lockwood) 10 Aug 1940. Any information on the Chappell's or Weaver's would be appreciated. (The Weaver family was in Vaudville and oral history says they are related to Dennis Weaver, the actor.) I have information on the Dennis family back to 1839 that I would be happy to share.
Lynn Dennis--Sun Aug 16 12:45:37 1998
Brown
OBIT; Miami OK Record Herald, January 23, 1923; John Brown, 78 years old died at 3:30 o'clock Saturday afternnoon at the home of his son, Frank Brown of North Century. The body will be sent to Springfield Missouri for burial. Mr. Brown is survived by five sons, Wesley and Frank Brown of Pitcher,OK, George W. Brown of Jasper, Missouri, Charles of Marshall, MO and Howard Brown of Sedalia Missori and three daughters, two living in Picher and one in Springfield Missouri. Who is this family and where did they come from?
Betty Slovinski--Fri Aug 14 06:21:49 1998
Spain; Vincent, Austin, Shook, Duty, Childers, Penn, Heathcott
Searching for Toswell Spain b. @ 1790 Sussex Co., VA d. bet 1865 - 1870 Green Co. Mo m. Susannah ? b. @ 1793 NC d. after 1870 probably in Green Co. Mo. Children: Miles Marion, b. ca 1814 NC d. bet 1880-1900 Sebastian Co AR, m. ca 1848 TN Nancy Shook; Lewis, b. ca 1819 NC d. 1870 Dade Co. MO m. Martha Penn; Jesse, b. ca 1821 NC d. ? m. 12 May 1859 Green Co. MO Mary Ann Duty; Joseph H., b. ca 1823 NC d. aft 1870 m. 12 Dec 1845 Carroll Co. TN Sarah B. Vincent; Andersonm b. ca 1827 NC d. ?; John Wesley, b. ca 1829 TN d. ? m. Logan Co. AR Nancy Jane Childers; James, b. ca 1833 TN d. ca 1899 m. 8 Nov 1853 Green Co. MO Sophrona Austin; Francis, b. ca 1834 TN d. 1872 Logan Co. AR m ca 1872 James Heathcott; Elijah Allen, b. ca 1836 TN d. 1908 Green Co. MO m. ca 1860 Evaline Duty; Mary, b. ca 1838 TN; Sidney, b. ca 1831 TN; and two girls b. ca 1825 & 1810 probably in NC.
M. Swan-Dyer--Wed Aug 12 03:35:13 1998
Firth
Looking for a person with the last name Firth who might have been an attorney or in a judicial branch in Greene County, probably Springfield in 1880-1900.
Nancy J. Norris--Tue Aug 11 13:43:22 1998
Dysart; Alford, Staples, Medlock, Stephenson, Hicks
Looking for info on George & Paralee Dysart of Springfield, Missouri. Their son, Loren Dysart was my Grandfather, married Inez Stephenson, one son Gary Stephenson Dysart, one daughter Georganne Dysart Hicks. Gary S. Dysart Married Patsy Sue Staples, daughter of Bland James Staples and Iva Lee Medlock Alford from Wright County Missouri.
Kim Dysart-Swisher--Tue Aug 11 13:08:25 1998
BIAS; HAMPTON
The migration of our families (father and mother's) took us thru Greene Co. My father was John Alogan BIAS (J.R.), grandfather, John Alogan BIAS, Sr., ggf John Alogan BIAS, gggf Hiram BIAS. HAMPTON was Oscar Monroe, John, Monroe Mitchell HAMPTON. If anyone has info on these surnames, please email me at [email protected]
Louise Hill-- Mon Aug 10 22:38:02 1998
Jackson; Scobee, Adair, Sizemore
Seeking the ancestors or relatives of Henry H or A Jackson, a probable resident of Greene County, in 1871-1873. Henry H. Jackson, b abt 1873, m April 1, 1871, to Mary Frances Scobee, at Stahl, Adair County, MO, d 1872; family tradition is that he was a wagonmaster who was killed by Indians. At the time of his death Mary Frances was pregnant with her first child, Carlos Lee Jackson, b June 6, 1873, Springfield. We seek contact with any Jackson in Greene county or surrounding counties that may have any information about any Jackson in 1860-1900. After the death of Henry, Mary Frances m AUSTIN Sizemore; until Carlos Lee was past age 20 he probably was known as Carlos Lee Sizemore. We have record of Carlos Lee marrying Rachel Elizabeth Adair at Warsaw, Benton Co, MO, under the name of Lee Sizemore. Further, family tradition has it that Carlos Lee lived a part of his teenage years in Greene Co. We are seeking to discover written records of date & place of birth & death of Henry H. Jackson, who m Mary Frances April 1, 1871. His family may have migrated to MO from KY, TN, VA or NC.
Ray F. Snider, Jr.--Mon Aug 10 18:18:37 1998
Clark; Sissell , Treadway
Alva James Clark born 21 Sept 1863 in Greene Co MO married Rachel Prudence Treadway in Harrison Co AR. They had 7 known children: Nora born 21 Sept 1885 in Stone Co Mo; Elmer Franklin born 16 June 1887; Alva born 12 Aug 1890; Sarah Ellen (aka Ella Marie) born 18 June 1892; Margaret; Elizabeth born Sept 1900; Loretta Irene born 1 June 1909; Alva and Rachel are buried in Lindsey Cemetery in Republic, Greene Co. Alva's parents Elisha Clark and Sarah Sissell are buried in Prospect Cemetery also in Greene Co.
Nora Hiatt--Sun Aug 9 07:11:10 1998
Houk; McKinney
Alexander Porterfield Houk and his wife the former Mary Alice McKinney owned a grocery store on Commercial St. During the Civil war, I was told the Southerners took the store and everything in it. Does anyone have any more info on Alexander Porterfield Houk.
Ruby Mathieu--Sat Aug 8 19:24:05 1998
Tharp
I am researching Faris Anderson and Joanna Tharp. Anderson died in Washington County, Arkansas and the family moved to Greene county sometime around I think 1860. Joanna is buried there in Greene county somewhere. They had Andrew, Rufus Henry, Laura,Robert Jackson, William, Lewis Tharp.
Hope Farris--Fri Aug 7 20:29:21 1998
Hale; Dixon, Ricketts
Looking for information on George Hale b 1830 Ohio married Elizabeth Dixon b 1840 . George and Elizabeth were married in Greene Co. Missouri on February 3, 1853. I think Elizabeth's parents were John Dixon b abt 1820 and Susannah Ricketts b abt 1824. They were listed in the 1850 Greene co. census. George and Elizabeth raised their family in Douglas,Webster,and Taney counties.
Susan Bruce--Wed Aug 5 19:37:50 1998
Brashears; Sanders
I am looking for information on John or Nancy "Nannie" Sanders Brashears.
Oneida Bynum--Sun Aug 2 12:45:20 1998
Knapp; Bays, Trueman
Searching for information on Clara Knapp dau/o Dr. Louis and Virginia Bays Knapp. Clara was b. abt 1887 and she m. V. Trueman of Springfield, MO. The Trueman family appear on the 1910 Greene Co. Census with their son, Jackson.
Ann Moore--Wed Jul 29 16:29:48 1998
McClure; Points
Addie Points McClure, wife of Jeff McClure, from Mingo Co., VA, son Stephen A. Douglas McClure b. 1859 VA; they moved to MO during Stephen's childhood. 1870 Greene Co. census has an Addie McClure in the index, she could be a widow by then.
Jane McClure--Mon Jul 27 20:51:30 1998
Slape; Marler
it is my understanding my grandfather spent his last days and died in Springfield, MO in 1947. We think he was born in 1865 in Arkansas. His name was Thomas Jefferson Slape and was married to Becky Victoria Marler. We think he was buried in Yellville, Arkansas. We are trying to find out any info on this or any other Slapes we may be related to. One of his sons was named Floyd, my father.
Rudell Slape--Thu Jul 23 17:48:08 1998
Barber; Hoffman, Edwards, Heuston, Hatch
Family lives/lives in/around Greene Co., Springfield, MO. Susanna m. J.H. Hoffman; she had children: Clarence who lived in Springfield; May m. Walter Edwards, lived in West Plains, and (I believe) Elton Alfred Barber from Springfield. Susanna d. in Bois D'arc in 1905. Her stepson was Warren Hoffman who was at Chicago Univ. in the early 1900's; step-grandson Archie D. Hoffman, postmaster Nixa, MO in early 1900's. Need any info avail. on the Barber family, incldg. Allen Barber, Gladys Barber (dau. of Elton). Believe Susanna had a sister Almira m. Hatch and then William Heuston.
S.A. Robbins--Thu Jul 23 11:04:38 1998
Lewis; Ramsey
Seeking information on Henry N. Lewis and Pansy Viola Ramsey, lived in Greene County, Missouri in 1913.
K. Davis--Wed Jul 22 07:34:21 1998
Kissee; Slover
Looking for William Anderson Kissee (or variant spelling), b. 10-10-1852, Springfield, Greene Co. Mo., d. 10-7-1891, Stone Co., Mo., m. Martha Elizabeth Slover, b. 12-8-1856, Ind., d. 3-21-1925, ?Mo. They had several children, including: Henry Abraham, Charles, Ira , Julie, John, Iva (Ivy), all b. in Missouri. Wanting to confirm William and Martha's parents and siblings.
Sandra Farney--Sat Jul 18 09:14:02 1998
Moore; Creed, Lawrence, Gallahue, Williams, Nall
Looking for information on the Ewell & Nancy Creed Moore Family, and the Gallahue & Rhoda Lawrence Moore Family. Both were two of the eight children of Rodeham (1744-1811) & Elizabeth Gallahue Moore (1752-1825) of Henry/Patrick Co., Va .& Surry Co., N.C.. that migrated to Polk Co. around 1835-40. Two other children of Rodeham & Elizabeth migrated to Tri-County MO area as well - son John Moore and daughter Sallie Moore Williams. Many Moore families in area descend from John & Sallie. Ewell Moore was born in Henry-Patrick Co. VA. in 1791, married Nancy Creed in 1812, and moved to Hawkins Co. TN by the 1830 census. In 1840 census, he and wife are in Polk Co. MO. with 6 female and 3 male children. Only child names known to us are Eliza (b. 1815?) and Matilda (b. 1820?), probably all born in Hawkins Co. Tennessee. These two daughters married William & Abner Nall (brothers) of Greene Co. No descendants, cemetery, or other info. known to us.
Clint Moore--Thu Jul 16 20:06:01 1998
Green; Black
Robert Randall Green b. Springfield abt 1853 Parents Joel Green and Rosie (Rosa) Black Siblings: Andrian, George, Mary, Daniel, Annie, Agnes, Jenny. Need information on Robert's father, Joel.
Laurie Greene James--Thu Jul 16 17:02:13 1998

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