Greene County Missouri Queries
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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
Thompson; Gardner, Hise, Porter, Woolsey,
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
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, Samuel, born ?? 1871-1877 in
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
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
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.
Durbin--Tue Sep 8 19:44:24 1998
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
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
Sep 6 09:27:46 1998
Thornburgh; Preston, Thompson/Thomson
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
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
Knight--Fri Sep 4 09:36:16 1998
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
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
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
I picked up the following from the
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
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
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
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
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
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
Peggy Hamlett--Sat Aug 22 21:25:12
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
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
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,
Would like to exchange information with anyone
Talent (various spellings), Eaves, Wofford, French and other
Aug 20 05:10:35 1998
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
Chappell; Dennis, Weaver
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
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.
Dennis--Sun Aug 16 12:45:37 1998
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
Betty Slovinski--Fri Aug
14 06:21:49 1998
Spain; Vincent, Austin, Shook, Duty, Childers, Penn,
Searching for Toswell Spain b. @ 1790 Sussex Co., VA d.
- 1870 Green Co. Mo m. Susannah ? b. @ 1793 NC d. after 1870
probably in Green Co. Mo.
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
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
Francis, b. ca 1834 TN d. 1872 Logan Co. AR m ca 1872
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.
Swan-Dyer--Wed Aug 12 03:35:13 1998
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
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
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
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,
Mary Frances Scobee, at Stahl, Adair County, MO, d 1872; family tradition is
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,
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
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
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;
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.
Hiatt--Sun Aug 9 07:11:10 1998
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
Mathieu--Sat Aug 8 19:24:05 1998
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
Hale; Dixon, Ricketts
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
Aug 5 19:37:50 1998
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
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.
McClure--Mon Jul 27 20:51:30 1998
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.
Slape--Thu Jul 23 17:48:08 1998
Barber; Hoffman, Edwards, Heuston, Hatch
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.
Robbins--Thu Jul 23 11:04:38 1998
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
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
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
Robert Randall Green b.
Springfield abt 1853
Parents Joel Green and Rosie (Rosa) Black
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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