Greene County Missouri Queries

Greene County Missouri Queries
9/98-11/98

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Phillips; Paxton
Alma Irene Phillips, b. ca. 1902 in Walnut Grove. Married Dewey Paxton ca. 1928
Laura Paxton--Thu Nov 26 14:08:52 1998
Woods; Fox
Looking for the ancestors of (my grandfather) Lee Roy Woods (b. Greene County, MO 1878). His father was named James or Jim (b. ABT 1850) and his mother was named (allegedly) Barbara Fox. "Jim's" father was supposed to be a William Woods. Any of these names ring a bell to anyone?
Brett F. Woods--Fri Nov 27 16:50:10 1998
Barger; Tull, Miller, Welsch/Welch
I am seeking information on the Allen Barger, George Miller and Thomas Burton Tull families. I am trying to find out if Allen Barger died and is buried in Greene County. I need information on Pearl Welsch/Welch who was living in Springfield, Mo. in the 1960's.
Carl Barger--Fri Nov 20 15:09:41 1998
Crawford; Emerlons/Emerson, Costello
I am seaching for information on my great-grand-father Edgar L. Crawford who came from Canada before 1870. He boarded with a family named Emerlons or Emerson in Hannibal, Mo. in Marion Ct. He later married Ceia or Cecelia Emerlons/Emerson, she later married Michael C. Costello in Springfield Mo. , I have found no record of my Great-grand-father past the date of 1870 census. Don't know if they were divorced or he passed away, my great-grand-mother Cecelia and Great-grand-father Edgar, had three children , my grand-father Stehen A. Crawford, my great- uncle Henry Crawford, and my great-aunt Annie D. I also had a great uncle Frank, he might have been born to the Costello family, they also had children born to their marriage.
Ralph Crawford--Fri Nov 20 05:26:53 1998
Jack; Cardwell, Hand, Bell, Stevenson, Hardin, Hargis
I am looking for information on William C. Jack and Flora B. Cardwell. William was born in 1877 in Webster County, m. Flora Cardwell, 1905 Webster County. He was the son of John C Jack and Nancy Hand. William d. 1959 Greene County; Flora d. 1975. Greene County. She had lived in Springfield for 60 years. I would like information on their children Theodore O. Jack b. 1907 Mo d. 1966 Greene Co, And James B. , believed to be the youngest. Would like to get in touch with anyone in this family. John C. Jack was the son of William Jack and Elvina Bell. Also looking for descendants Of John Bell and Sarah Hardin John was b. about 1795 NC or KY. Was liveing in Sweetwater, McMinn Co TN in 1820*. This is where their children were born except the last two. They came to Greene County About 1838 or 37 where he was a postmaster and farmer, and died in 1848. Their children were Quincey A b. 1825 TN marr. Elizabeth Emline Stevenson. D In Texas Co Mo 1902-1910; Serina b. 1827, TN; Elvina b.1829 TN marr. William D Jack 1847 Greene County D.1913 Webster County; Catherine b. 1830 d aft. 1900 Webster County; Alexander A b. 1832 TN; James Robert, b 1834,TN marr. Lorinda Hargis 1871 Webster County(my Grandfather); Sarah 1836 TN; Hannah b.1837 TN; Phebe M b. 1840 MO; Mary Elizabeth b. 1846 MO.
*webmaster note: Sweetwater is in Monroe County, Tennessee; I don't know if Sweetwater or McMinn County is the accurate information. Shirley Davis--Thu Nov 19 15:36:25 1998
Jackson; Knight
Seeking relatives of Henry H. Jackson. I am a direct descendant of Henry Jackson, my lineage goes through Carlos Lee Jackson (my great grandfather), his daughter Anna Lee Jackson Knight, and my father Arthur Merle Knight.
Carlos Knight--Tue Nov 17 13:55:16 1998
Saltkill; Stamps
Looking for the descendants of David Saltkill, and Charles Stamps Both died in Greene County. David Saltkill died in 1891 according to the newspaper but his head stone has a different date on it. Charles Stamps died in 1926 at Wilson Creek where he had lived for several years. I need help locating the parents of both persons. Robert
Robert DeFore--Mon Nov 16 08:47:09 1998
Morris; Rook
I am in search of the parents of Sarah P. Morris born about 1825. She married Elijah Rook in Greene County,on November 21, 1841. Both Elijah and Sarah were born in Tennessee according to the 1850 census records and were now living in Dade County. Any leads to Sarah's parents and siblings would be greatly appreciated.
Lynn Brod--Sat Nov 14 13:17:29 1998
Sanders
Seeking information about John R. Sanders and Mary E. Sanders (her maiden name) who were married in Greene County on October 18, 1863.
Patricia Kirks--Fri Nov 13 10:53:30 1998
Matlock
I am seeking any information regarding Matlock Hotel in Fair Play about 1898. The owners were John B. Matlock and his wife, Nancy A. Matlock. They lived in Fair Play around 1880. Any family or friends of this couple are being asked for pictures of hotel, inside or out, or any pictures of the family. They had seven children.
Marie Clayton--Mon Nov 9 20:19:46 1998
Reeves/Reaves; Kendrick
I am looking for the burial place of my 3rd great grandmother Sara Kendrick Reeves/Reaves. She passed away in 1888 while visiting one of her sisters in Springfield. I do not know which sister or their married names.
Glad--Mon Nov 9 07:03:43 1998
Lucas; Hodges
Elizabeth Lucas b. 1830 in VA married Jackson Hodges 6 Dec 1849 in Greene County. In 1850 census, she was 20; Jackson was 35. They owned large acreage in Greene Co. Jackson had 3 children from prior marriage. Elizabeth and Jackson together had Rachel E. born in 1847 and (gggrandmother) Matilda born in 1857. Am looking for the names of Elizabeth Lucas' parents.
Edie Witner--Thu Nov 5 21:48:00 1998
Rogers; Hines
James Madison Rogers b. circa 1818-20's poss. NC. Married Hines from NC and moved to MS, possibly circuit rider for Methodist Church. Moved to Greene Co. after 1854. Died after 1868 in Greene Co.
Edie Witner--Thu Nov 5 21:43:20 1998
Rhodes
Hello All, I am looking for any or all Rhodes in Springfield area. The era I need is from the mid 1800's thru 1940's.
Maureen--Wed Nov 4 09:02:34 1998
Newberry; Mooney
I am looking for any information on Stephen and Anna Newberry, their relatives and descendents. I am also looking for any information on Christopher and Armelda Mooney. They all lived and are buried in Greene County.
Sherry--Wed Nov 4 04:36:04 1998
Eagleburger;
I am trying to find out when the first Eagleburgers settled in Greene County near Fair Grove, Missouri (Eagleburger Hill?).
Len Eagleburger--Sat Oct 31 23:19:51 1998
Eads; Davidson, Hooser
I have found where an Isaac Eads was granted land in Springfield, MO. in 1871 but can find no other connection. There was also an ? Eads who married my ggreat grandmother, Louisa Hooser Davidson and I am looking to find who this Eads was.
Don Davidson--Wed Oct 28 12:18:10 1998
Leach; Wenger
Anne Barbera Wenger Leach died in Springfield, Greene County, MO in May of 1973. If anyone has any further information, I would be so pleased to hear from them.
Joyce Leach--Tue Oct 27 13:42:27 1998
Julian; Wilson
About 1840 three of Isaac Julian's children married Wilsons. I think these Wilsons were the children of James Wilson who moved to Jasper County. Can anyone provide more information on this Wilson family? I have a lot of material to share on the Julians.
Wanda Wahl--Mon Oct 26 15:34:12 1998
Hodges; Lucas, Rogers
I am looking for any information on gggrandfather Jackson Hodges who bought land in Greene County about 1840-50. He married Elizabeth Lucas of Lawrence Co. They had a daughter, Matilda Hodges in 1857 (in Greene Co.) who married Elias Price Rogers (ggrandfather)
Edie Witner--Fri Oct 23 17:58:37 1998
Guinn; Anthney
I am looking for parents to Mary Ann Guinn and twin brother John. Born in Springfield, Mo 9-16-1869. Mary Ann married to James Madison Anthney.
Geri Gibson--Thu Oct 22 18:13:43 1998
Wadlow; Dunnegan, Hopper, Bell, Wilson
I am looking for my family that was in Greene County: William Wadlow, Julie Marah Dunnegan and their children:
William Terrell 10/8/1884 d 11/21/1910 married Veola Ellen Hopper 1901 looking for their children if any-- also looking for the parents of John Franklin Dunnegan;
James Franklin 9/29/1881 wife Dora Mae Wilson 4/30/1902 and 2nd wife Lillan Hortinse Bell 1/15/1906;l
Wilburn
Frankie Jones--Thu Oct 22 07:59:29 1998
Smith; Mathis/Matthis
Elijah Green Wilson Wilson born September 17, 1863 in Greene County, called "Lige", son of William J. Smith and Elizabeth "Betsy" Mathis/Matthis. Looking for any information about the Smith and or Mathis families. William Smith died of wounds received in the Civil War. Elizabeth eventually moved with Elijah to Marionville Missouri. Elijah is said to have been named after each of his brothers.
Pamela--Wed Oct 21 21:47:26 1998
Russell; Beeson, Davis
Looking for info on Lewis Russell who lived in Greene Co around 1870 He lived with ( I think his Mother) Nancy and there was also a spinster Jane who was in her 20's. Also living in the household were Emma Beeson 14 and Allen Beeson 16 and Lewis Davis age 7.
Mary--Tue Oct 20 05:34:36 1998
Mitchell; Likins, Blackwell, Jones
Trying to locate the following store in Ash Grove MO I have aletter postmarked Aug 1891 with the following return address: Likins and Mitchell, -Dealers in - Furniture, Buggies, Sewing Machines and Undertakers Goods Ash Grove, MO. Letter was written by Roena Angeline Mitchell Blackwell 27 Aug 1891 and was addressed to her husband Mr Elmore Blackwell. Roena had traveled by train to Ash Grove. Letterhead on letter was McCormick Harvesting Machine Company,Chicago, Illinois, Harry Jones General Agent in Sedalia MO. Trying to locate Roena Mitchell's parents. Her mother died during childbirth in Feb 1856. Roena was born 12 Feb 1856 in Ash Grove. Her father was Scott Mitchell and her mother's name not known reportedly died during/around childbirth of Roena. Roena had an older brother Scott as well. Roena was the 2nd wife of Elmore Blackwell and she died 2 Mar 1927 in Shawnee OK and is buried in the Fairview Cemetery. She was 'raised' by a George Matthis according to a letter.
Martha Tanner--Mon Oct 19 19:38:55 1998
Atteberry; Walker
Jack Atteberry born 1841? Brookline, married: Sue?/ Father: Matthew F. Atteberry Mother: Pauline Walker
valarie watkins--Fri Oct 16 15:46:24 1998
Yelvington; , Haymes, Nowlin
I am looking for information on P. Huston Yelvington and decendants, wife Mary Jane Haymes and Allie Nowlin. All lived in and around Greene County during late 1800's and early 1900's.
Jackie French--Wed Oct 14 14:33:27 1998
Day
The following appeared in the Vol. 4 issue 288 of Obituary Times. Day, Edna Lucille ( ); 83; Springfield MO; Springfield N-L; 1998-10-4; hkohut Does any one have access to the Oct 4 issue of the Springfield N-L? Would like to know more about Edna Day. My mother-in-law's father was born in Greene county and I am wondering if this Edna Day is related. My mother-in-law had a sister named Edna Day.
Chuck Buckley--Sat Oct 10 18:36:44 1998
Martin; Roberts,Crouch
I am searching for the ancestors of Laura Louise Crouch, Supposedly born in Springfield, Mo. to Mr.I.Martin & (unknown) Roberts on Nov.26,1875 died Feb 15,1955. Married Davis Benjamin Crouch who was born in La Grange, Ga. Both died in Oklahoma and are buried in Washington,Ok. Snail mail: B.W.Crouch 1904 Fairfield Ave. Clovis, NM 88101
Bob Crouch--Tue Oct 6 20:07:45 1998
Hester; Campbell
Seeking information on Yancey Hester. Lived around Fairgrove and Stratford around.1900's. Believed to be interred in cemetery at Buffalo in the late 1910's. Married Bertha Campbell in early 1900's. Father to Luella M. and Georgia Lee..
Van D. Harrison--Tue Oct 6 19:15:04 1998
Ingram; Cannefax, Payne
Does Sidney S. Ingram, brother of Martin Ingram, have descendents? S. S. Ingram married Jane Cannefax 3 years after he arived in Springfield, Greene Co., in 1834. Sidney and Jane's brother, Chesley Cannefax, signed the articles of incorperation to found Springfield. S. S. had at least 5 children Benoni L., William R., Malvina, Juliett and Sidney S. P. After Sidney's death in 1847, Jane remarried Jacob Payne. They had two children, Louisa and Thomas. Is anyone researching this family?
Beth Dodd--Mon Oct 5 12:34:25 1998
Mitchell; Thomas
My family has searched for 16 years for William Allen Mitchell (possibly named George W. Allen?) born about 1727, died abt 1878 had a plantation between Jasper and Sprinfield in 1870's, wife's name maybe was Mame Thomas of had daughter Josephine who married C. S. Thomas . Had two girls and two boys: John Hosea, Henry Allen , Josephone ("Josie") , and the last daughter's name is unknown.
John--Sun Oct 4 15:00:00 1998
Castleman; Funderburgh
The surname,Castleman, appeared on a Roots Surname list as having lived, died, or was buried in Springfield, Greene County, MO, 1859-1942. John W. Castleman, an itinerant carpenter/laborer married Clara Ellen Funderburgh in Douglas County, MO, in 1899. He left his wife prior to birth of their child Nora, in June 1900. This family had no further contact with him, or knowledge of his whereabouts. Clara Ellen Funderburgh Castleman divorced John Castleman in 1908, Douglas County, MO. I'm trying to find any information about Springfield, Greene County, MO., Castleman, to see if there is a "connection." County, MO.
Ann Marie Gelven Rogers--Thu Oct 1 07:49:54 1998
Barbour
I want all the info I can get on Pauline C. Barbour and her husband. She died on 11/30/1987 at the age of 92. She died in Greene county.
Mike Kelly--Tue Sep 29 17:32:17 1998
Altemueller/Altemiller; Schroeder
Am trying to find info on the Altemueller/Altemiller family who moved to Springfield around 1915 from Sedalia, Mo. Father, George Henry and wife, Johanna Schroeder Altemueller. They had a son, Clarence William Altemiller, who lived in Springfield from 1917-1919 and had a daughter named Mary Ione Altemiller. Looking for death records if possible for father, mother and son.
Patty Stratton
Williams>
I have inherited a small oval medallion which belonged to my great-grandfather, who was born in Lawrenceville, TN, in 1862 and died in Greenville, TX, in 1886. The medallion is inscribed as follows: Chesley B. Williams, Springfield, Missouri, 1882. Does anyone know anything about this medallion? Was there a special event in Springfield that would have attracted visitors and produced such souvenirs? Any information or suggestions on the origins of this medallion would be greatly appreciated.
Cynthia A. Williams--Fri Sep 25 15:22:20 1998
Rogers; Hines
James Madison Rogers [b.cira 1820's] d.after1868 m ? Hines,abt1850, Children Elias, Joyce anna Cordelia, Marion, possiable more children. Was told he was a Methodist Circuit rider. Where was born, where buried? Marion and J.A.Cordelia lived in Springfield.
Dorothy Wright--Fri Sep 25 13:40:08 1998
Elam; Rogers, Taylor, Young, Champ, Box, Hadley, Boston, Clark
Richard H. Elam moved to Greene County Missouri from Fayette, Illinois, prior to 1860 with his second wife, Elizabeth Rogers Elam. The children from his first marriage to Lockey Taylor came with them. They were: James Henry (md. Louisa Marnitha Paralee Rogers), Moses (md. Deliah A. Young), William T. (md. Lydia Elvira Champ), Daniel Jefferson (md. Frances "Fannie" Box), John Combs (md. Nancy Elizabeth Hadley), David W. (md. Emily Boston), and Sarah E. (md. Broxton Clark). After the 1860 Greene County Federal Census, I can no longer find Richard H. Elam or his second wife Elizabeth (or their two daughters, Louisa E. and Mary L. ). I assume that Richard H. died in the time before 1870, as he was born in 1815 and would have been 55 by the 1870 census, but I do not know! Any information on any of these people or their relatives, by blood or through marriage, would be appreciated.
Monica Elam Christiansen--Thu Sep 24 15:30:02 1998
Willhite; Hooten, Johnson
I am searching in Greene Co. for g-g-grandparents William H. Willhite, b. 1860, MO, m. Rebecca Jane Hooten, b. 1865, MO, and my g-grandparents Dora Edna Willhite, m. Bonham Spotwood Johnson, I would like to swap information.
Carolyn Burns-- Tue Sep 22 21:55:05 1998
Woolsey; Smith, Lytle
I'm looking for anyone who might have information on Ann Lytle and Kathryn Woolsey who lived in or near Springfield in 1936. They are listed as nieces of my great grandfather, Andrew Jackson Smith, in his Vinita, OK newspaper obituary.
Carol Mosher--Mon Sep 21 03:37:46 1998
Massey
My G-G-Grandfather, James H. Massey, died in March, 1864 and was buried in the family cemetery near Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. My question is: Do you know of any agency I can contact to get a copy of his death certificate?
B.J. (Massey) Clay--Sun Sep 20 13:34:32 1998
Porter; Spitzer, Downey, Frew
Looking for information on Ralph W. Porter and his family. His mother's name was Amy and she and her husband had a saddle shop on the square in Springfield. Ralph was born about 1894 and died at the age of 25. He was married to Helen Adeline Downey and they had two children, June and Roberta. Helen went on to marry Spurgeon Spitzer and had six more children. Ralph is buried in Greenlawn Cemetery and Helen and Spurgeon are buried in the National Cemetery. Helen Downey was raised by her grandmother Nellie Downey and her aunt Helen Frew on a farm in Harrison, AR.
Terri Coley--Fri Sep 18 04:56:43 1998
Essary; Davis, Cook
Emeline Essary Married to William Augusine {Gus} Davis this was second marriage for both and they lived in Greene Cty. in Springfield Mo. Gus died in 1943 in Springfield. The parents of Gus were Thomas Woodford Davis and Mahalia or Mahala Jane Cook married in Taney Co. Thomas and Mahalia died in Greene Cty. The father or Emeline was Isham Essary. The children of Isham were Emeline, Fred, Sherman and Noah.
Jaywhle--Wed Sep 16 08:21:37 1998
Thompson; Tuttle
Andrew Thompson was b. abt. 1835 in KY. He married Susan Tuttle who was b. abt 1835 also in KY. In 1859, Andrew and Susan Thompson were living in Springfield, Greene Co., MO and there they had a dau. Mahala E. Thompson, b. 12 May 1859. Other children of Andrew and Susan are a son James, and a daughter Janie.
Phil Colson--Tue Sep 15 23:17:57 1998
Bales; Bruce
James Norel Bales (b. 1900) married in 1921 in Springfield, MO to Faye Lenore Bruce. (webmaster's comment: Children and spouses were listed, but as they may still be living, have been deleted.)
Rebecca Ramsey--Sun Sep 13 03:24:07 1998
Simmons; Martin, Chives/Shives, Bogard, Daniel, Shoemaker, Miller, Cowell
Richard Simmons b. c.1814 MD; d. c.1898 Ash Grove, Greene Co MO; (supposedly killed from fall from horse) m.1840 Vigo Co IN Lucinda Martin b.1824 VA d. 15 Nov 1905 Emberson (Paris), Lamar Co, TX (residing with dau, Anna Eliza) Richard and Lucinda came to Greene Co MO between 1870-80 from Richland Co IL Ch: (Born between 1842-66) Mary Elizabeth m.Chives/Shives Lemuel m. Rebecca Bogard, IL Theodore M. d.Greene Co 1911 * Martha Teressa d.1900 Greene Co; m. Wm C Daniel, IN Wm Lonzo d.1917 Greene Co m. M E Shoemaker,IL Robert d. young Anna Eliza m. James Wm Miller Perry/Parris d. c.1883 Greene Co unmarried Paine m.Rachel Cowell,Greene Co; residing Lawrence Co MO 1900 Charle Lemon m.Hattie May Cowell, Greene Co
Phyllis Boyd Gauss--Sat Sep 12 16:47:51 1998
Yeakley; Nicholson, Brame
I am looking for information on the Yeakleys, Nicholsons and Brame families. The first dates I have on them living in Greene Co. is 1845. I have a book called "Record of Greene County" published in 1893. I would be happy to share information from the book. Thanks for any information you can send me about by ancestors.
Judy (Yeakley) McDaniel--Sat Sep 12 07:50:32 1998
Ingram; White
I am looking for descendants of Hal L. Ingram b. Mar 28, 1899 in Springfield. He married Maude White and had at least on child Cr. Sidney H. Ingram. Is anyone researching this family?
Beth Dodd--Fri Sep 11 20:19:41 1998

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