Greene County Missouri Queries

Greene County Missouri Queries

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Chaffin; Lee
I am looking for any information on William C. Chaffin. He was my great great grandfather. The only info that I have is that he was born in Greene County in 1843. And that he Married a Minerve E. Lee in 1866.
Kathy Falk--Mon May 24 16:56:05 1999
I am trying to find the date of birth and date of death of Hank Sifferman. Possibly his first name was Henry.I know that his two sons Roy and True Sifferman lived and died near Republic Mo Also if a Rosa Cener Sifferman was born in Greene County.
venora johnson--Wed May 19 12:55:32 1999
I am looking for information on or from any descendants of Louis Lingerfelt dob. 1-8-1922 dod. 12-1983 in Greene County, Mo. I am researching all of the Lingerfeltline and so far we all connect.
Denise Lingerfelt Hucks--Mon May 17 15:08:34 1999
Ray; McNutt, Cole
Looking for ancestors or descendants of Joseph Lafayette Ray b. 1842 Yancey Co., NC; d.1933 Springfield, MO. He was married to 2nd. Elizabeth McNutt. Their children: McKinley,Julia, Ruby, James, Claude, and Verna. He was md. 1st. to E. Loretta Cole in 1872 in Yancey Co., NC. She died in 1892. Their children: Martha Evelyn, M. Theophilus, Cura Leotta(my great grandmother), George Amos Ostie(was a lawyer in Springfield 1920's? through 1940's), Lattie Carl, Ben, and Emit Roy. I believe that Joseph L. Ray was a minister and a lawyer.
Janice Allen Bertram--Sat May 15 21:15:21 1999
Rowland; Pitman
Ann Elizabeth Rowland was born 1834 in VA (Where?). She was the daughter of Leonard G. Rowland and Naomi H. ????(Who was she?). She married John Lester Pitman in 1857 Macoupin co IL. They moved to MO in 1857. She died 1-22-1915 in Greene co MO. Many of her descendants still live in SW Missouri.
Stanley Odell--Sat May 15 14:54:40 1999
Looking for Langston researchers or descendants in Greene County.
Don Thompson--Thu May 13 17:21:35 1999
Leonard; Murray
Looking for any information on John Levi Leonard and wife Sarah Myrtle Murray. He lived in Springfield as a Southern Baptist minister, had a church in Springfield during the l940s. They had 5 children including twin sons, Maurice and Marion.
Joan Mooney--Tue May 11 22:17:42 1999
Batey/Beaty/Beatty; Pack
I am researching the Batey/Beaty/Beatty surname in Greene Co.,Springfield area. Also the Pack surname.
B.J. Pack--Mon May 10 18:54:41 1999
Peck; Gately, Davis
The info I have: Nancy Ann Miniver Gately born Ebenzer(sp?) Mo April 19, 1859 Married Samuel L.C.P.B.D.Peck ( I have all the names, the family believed in long ones.)He was born in Tennessee May 24, 1846. He had a sister, part of her name was Narcissa. Nancy Ann & "Com" (as he was called) were married at Ebeneezer Missouri April 29, 1891. They had one child, Maranda Byanka (Mae) Peck.Born at Hickory Barren Mo. June 10, 1894. Mae married Paul Lee Davis in Springfield on Nov 3, 1915. They had a dairy farm near Springfield for many years, until they moved to California in the 1950's. Paul was on the School board for many years, I think Pleasant Hope. I would like any information on the Peck and Gately families of the area.
Sandra Cox--Fri May 7 10:42:21 1999
Young; Hurley
Celestia Angeline Young b 1 Sept 1865 in Springfield MO d abt 1929 in Greeley, CO m Edward J. Hurley 30 April 1885 in Olathe, KS. 5 children: Andrew James, Rose A., Tom, Martha, Maggie. Lived in KS, OK, CO (1913).
Dave Taylor--Sun May 2 09:14:39 1999
Moses; Cardwell, Plaster
I am looking for any information on a M.C. Moses, the son of Mary Elizabeth Cardwell Moses, he was living at 1103 East Bower street in the 1930's. A newspaper article shows his mother living with him until she broke a leg & returned to a nursing home. She died in Jan. 27,1937, obituary in the Springfield Leader & Press date Jan 27, 1937. Her name in the paper is Plaster, but she was married to a Moses before she married John Plaster in 1876, I need any info on her at time she was married to Moses, do not know the father's first name.
Charles A. Dreyer--Sat May 1 13:12:12 1999
Brown; Routh, Fender
Need information on Dicie Brown (b. April 16, 1807 in Va.) She married a Daniel Fender date unknown and died May 30, 1890 in Greene County, Missouri. (Have that it may have been Springfeild) Violet Brown (b. 1815) married a Levin Routh in Green County, Missouri on Aug. 12, 1838. I also have Violet's sister Mary Elizabeth as being married to a Hugh C. Routh in Polk County. Are these two Rouths related? The Brown family mainly lived in Greene County and Polk County in Missouri.
Kim Romere--Thu Apr 29 09:14:24 1999
Crocker; Tait
I'm trying to locate the graves of my great-great grandparents, Bailey Crocker and Sarah Tait Crocker. I've heard that they're buried in a Methodist Church cemetery near Fair Grove. I don't have dates of death, but imagine they would be in the 1840s, 1850s.
Richard R. Crocker--Wed Apr 28 18:23:14 1999
Looking for Parkers in Springfield and other parts of the county in the early 1900s.
barbara--Wed Apr 28 02:45:45 1999
Baseball team query
I am searching for information about a minor league baseball team Springfield had in the 1920's. My gradfather was a bat boy for them for several years and was hoping to find if there is any information about the team (rosters, pictures). Jeff Metcalf
Jeff metcalf--Sat Apr 24 20:55:43 1999
Hand; Messick
Looking for descendents of Frank Hand (1883-1975) or Beulah Messick Hand (1893-1974). They had five children, Gladys, Cecil, and others still living. They lived in the Strafford area and the children attended the North Star School. Frank and Beulah retired to Springfield.
Sue Trompeter-- Sat Apr 24 16:16:02 1999
Atchley; Morgan, Armstrong
Searching for links John Steward Atchley b.1841 in Sevier Co.Tn. After serving in Civil War moved to Willard, Mo. Greene Co. Married to a Sarah Elizabeth Morgan Armstrong One daughter,Johnie Jewel Atchley b.1896 Would appreciate any info on John and Sarah. May have been married prior to Sarah.
Carla Wright--Fri Apr 23 05:40:25 1999
Wilson; Hope, Walker, McCaleb
Tom Wilson and his wife Melinda Jane Hope moved to Greene Co MO from Roane Co TN. Her parents were James Hope and Barsheba Walker. She had a sister Susannah Hope who married James N. McCaleb. I am searching for anyone connected to any of these families.
Regina Roper--Thu Apr 22 03:03:14 1999
Martin; Holstein, Tatum
I have some old photos that consist of Martins, Holsteins and Tatums (possibly others) in southwest MO. I know some of these people but not others. If you have Martins in Greene, Douglas Counties in MO (or nearby counties)in the late 1800s, would you take a look at these photos and see if you can tell me who they are? The pictures are on my website at
Kay Martin--Tue Apr 20 17:16:03 1999
Deavers; Lee
Looking for contact from someone with information on Maud(ie) Lee Deavers, born Feb. 1890, daughter of George W. and Mary Lee. Maudie married William Deavers. At one time they lived in Seymour,Mo. But in 1968, at the time of her sister's death, she and William lived in Springfield. Her brothers and sisters were:Pauline, Bessie, Gertie,Roy,Jake,Andy,and Ernest all whom lived in Kansas.
Michelle Hammett-- Mon Apr 19 18:02:27 1999
Scott; Murray
Am searching for information on my ggrandparents, Alva P. Scott and May Mabel Murray. They were both born in Ash Grove, Greene, MO, Alva in 1878 and May on Dec 10, 1882. I can only assume that they were married there prior to moving to Oklahoma.
Dave Colcleaser--Mon Apr 19 17:56:39 1999
Carr; Manieharris
I am interested in locating the family of Thomas Jefferson Carr, son of James Theodore Carr and Maggie Elizabeth Manieharris. They lived in Republic, MO in Greene County after 1875. This family moved to MO from Macon County GA>
Jeff Nawman--Sun Apr 18 21:27:25 1999
Litten; Lynch
Looking for parents of Albert Foster Litten, born 12/31/1908, Springfield (or Pleasant Hope), Mo. Married Esther Mae Lynch (not sure of marriage date) b. 4/12/12 Springfield, MO;, daughter of Oscar (b. 1891) and Bessie (b. 1893) of Springfield, Mo. Oscar and Bessie may have been born in Springfield as well. Oscar and Bessie were married 1910 in Springfield, last residence was 2122 W. Scott in Springfield. Bessie d. 1982, Oscar d. 1989, both in Springfield.
Doug Litten--Wed Apr 14 19:25:58 1999
Rice; Dyer
I am looking for information on William Bascomb Rice b.1836? Married Fannie Dyer 1873 in Greene Co. Mo. They had a daughter Anna Maude b.1877 Anne Maude was my grandmother.
Wanda Pierce--Mon Apr 12 12:50:01 1999
I am researching the Miles family of Greene Co. ANY info appreciated. ****NOTE: Change of email since last query.****
Margy Miles--Mon Apr 12 07:31:51 1999
Miles; Drall
I'm looking for information on Thomas Miles and his wife Ann Drall Miles, they were the parents of my father Lee Joesph Miles born in 1892 in Springfield. I need their birthdays and when they died, or if you can find their obituaries their place of birth.
WILLIAM C. MILES--Sun Apr 11 20:09:01 1999
Linney; Van Horn, Kelso, Keith
Information I have says that William Burt Linney and wife Ellenora Van Horn both are buried in Maple Park Cemetery, Springfield, Mo. William was b. Tarrant Co. TX on 28 Aug. 1867 and d. 3 Aug 1943. His father was William Carlyle Linney and his mother was Mary Ann (Mollie) Kelso, daughter of Henry Decater and Margaret Keith Kelso. William B. was on the 1900 census of Grundy Co. Mo so I do not know when he moved to Greene Co. My information says he was an attorney. I would like to be contacted by descendants of this family.
Anna L. Martin--Sat Apr 10 13:04:11 1999
Hoffman; Brown
Looking for descendents of James Edward Hoffman, born c. 1861 in Maury County TN, died c. 1949 in Springfield MO. He married Maggie D. Brown in Maury County on 1 December 1887. Both are buried in Mount Nebo Cemetery near Williamsport in Maury County TN. They had at least one son, Leslie Whitfield Hoffman, who died in MO and is also buried at Mount Nebo. James Edward was the younger brother of my great-grandfather, Charles Whitfield Hoffman. Anybody out there related to James Edward Hoffman?
Michael P. Hoffman--Thu Apr 8 09:51:01 1999
Sparks; Galloupe
Seek any info on Roscoe Raymond Sparks, died 1947 and George Alden Sparks, died 1987. Also Robert Harlan Galloupe, died 1950. All died at Springfield.
Bill Mitchell--Mon Apr 5 21:57:48 1999
Todd; Owens
I am looking for information on Victor Mulligan Todd, he was my great-grandfather. On his army discharge papers his birthplace is listed as Greene Co., Missouri. I was told by my grandmother that his birthplace was Walnut Grove. He was born July 25, 1893. He was the son of Thomas and Jemima Owens Todd. His brothers and sisters include; Eveline (b. 12-11-1875), Arthursa (b. 11-9-1877), Eugene A (b. 9-23-1879), Levi M (b. 8-22-1882), Florence (b. 1-2-1886), & Henritta (3-4-1890).
Stephen Burdine--Mon Apr 5 16:50:10 1999
Campbell; Cutbirth, Wagnon
Searching Greene Co for descendants and ancestors of Mary Campbell b.abt 1807 NC and her son Dewitt C. Campbell b.abt 1850 Greene Co, MO d. 1925 ?__ TX married 24 July 1870 Cooke Co, TX to Matilda Cutbirth, daughter of Willis Cutbirth & Mary Elizabeth Wagnon.
Beverly Himes Barger--Mon Apr 5 11:22:30 1999
Townsend; Carter, Kelly, Snyder
I am looking for information on the birth family of Dicena Druscilla Townsend. She married Meredith Carter in 1852 in Greene County, and they had at least two children; the oldest, Mary Susan Carter Snyder, is my great-grandmother. Meredith was (I think) from Oldham County, KY, and had come to Greene County recently in 1852. He bought land in Greene County in 1854. Sometime during the Civil War, he was killed by bushwhackers. Dicena married again (a Kelly) and moved to St. Clair County. I'd appreciate any help I could get regarding Townsends in Greene County during this period.
Beverly Peavler--Sun Apr 4 06:39:36 1999
Rogers; Owens
Looking for descendants of Columbus Rogersb. 1836, raised in household of A.C. Owens in Greene County. Would appreciate anything you might find on his parents, siblings, marriage, etc. Need to get in touch with his descendants, if any.
Edna Clack--Fri Apr 2 02:24:08 1999
Emerson; Armour
Am looking for informatiom on Beauford (Buford) Emerson. According to 1876 atlas Greene Co. he arrived in 1847. He was born Feb. 1804 Maury Co. TN; died 1880-1883? in Greene Co. .Married twice: first Mary Armour, she died 1876. Second marriage Virginia ??. 1880 census lists Beauford wife Virginia and several children. Need to know exact death date and where buried.
ted payne--Wed Mar 31 17:35:31 1999
Looking for any information on Elias Rice and family. Elias Rice is listed in the 1840 Missouri Census for Greene County. He is listed later in the 1850 Texas index as having two children being born in Missouri.
Brian Rick--Tue Mar 30 08:17:22 1999
Griffin; Price, Huff
Looking for information on Terry Griffin Price's parents. Terry Griffin, born 8 Dec 1819, (Rutherford County, Tennessee?), died 10 Jun 1906, Greene County, Missouri; removed to Greene County from Tennessee in 1837; Terry Griffin's mother thought to be Delphia Price in 1840 Greene County, Missouri, census; Terry Griffin's father thought to have been murdered by Alphaeus Huff in a gaming dispute before 1840; Terry Griffin's father's place was just south of Fair Grove, Missouri, on what has become known as the Joe Huff place.
Becky Chandler Aldridge-- Mon Mar 29 04:49:30 1999
Richter; Ingler
Looking for Henry Richter who moved from Carroll County MD, Baltimore area to Greene Co. He changed his name to Ingler. Want to know why he did this? Have very little information on this man.
Marlynn O'Keefe--Sun Mar 28 14:33:00 1999
Van De Vanter; Vander, Harris, Ellsworth
searching for info on John W Van De Vanter or Vander born June 6,1871 in Springfield, married A Ida May Harris. Looking for any info on them and John's parents, William Vander or >Van De Vanter and Mary Ellsworth.
Nancy McDaniel--Fri Mar 26 10:58:49 1999
Mitchell; Bennett
I am searching for parental lineage and birth location information on the following Greene County family who is listed in the Greene County 1850 census: William Mitchell dob=abt 1801 somewhere in Tennessee dod=unknown married to: Isabella Bennett dob=abt 1816 in Chariton County, Mo. dod=unknown suspect this couple was married abt 1835, but do not know the location of their marriage. They had at least 7 children born within Greene County, Mo. from abt 1836 until 1848. This couple is NOT found in the 1860 Greene County census, but is in the 1850 Greene County census. Any information in regards to birth location and parental lineages of this couple would be most appreciated.
Jon A. Tooley--Mon Mar 22 19:22:08 1999
Sharpensteen; Bouldin
Looking for any information on the Sharpensteen family. Thaddeus Sharpensteen married Eliza Bouldin on November 28, 1850 in Greene County. They lived in Greene County, and then Webster County. They moved to Arkansas after the Civil War. I am also looking for information on Easter Sharpensteen who appears on the 1870 census.
Leslie Church--Sun Mar 21 11:34:32 1999
Haun; Wright
Looking for info on Jane Wright Haun. Jane is widow of Abraham Haun. She left Monroe County Tenn for the Greene county or Springfield area around 1860. Does anyone know what happened to her, when she died , if she remarried or where is she buried? She had children with her and an older son that had already settled in that area-Newton, Climentine and Barbara Haun.
Doyle Broome--Sun Mar 21 10:31:20 1999
Alexander; James, Gray
Searching for any info on Sarah Elizabeth Alexander. Died in Nichols, Greene Co. around 1927. I can't find Nichols on a map. She owned a boarding house in Nichols 1890's until her death around 1927. Maiden name James, 1st mar John Gray, 2nd mar Frank Alexander, came from Warren Co. in 1890's.Welcome any info on her death or where Nichols is located.
Eric Cassel--Sat Mar 20 23:16:32 1999
Wilson; Carroll, Spain, McDougal, Bell
I am researching the family of Harvey Wilson Sr. who was married to Ruth Carroll ca. 1922 in Greene County. I have been told that Harvey Sr. may have been adopted. And that his birth name may have been McDougal. Their son Harvey Jr. married my aunt Nadine Bell. Harvey Jr. was raised by his aunt Spain. Members of the Spain family were: Edna and Ernestine.
Chris Rung--Sat Mar 20 16:41:23 1999
Robertson; Rountree
I am Looking for information on my Grandmother & Grandfather My Grandmother was Mae E. Robertson Rountree born July 4,1886 in Cedar County Missouri died March 21,1974 in Walnut Grove area Cemetery. Parents Asbury Robertson & Laura Cox Robertson. Mae Married Joseph Clarence Rountree, he was born Jan. 1883, They had 5 children, Dorothy Louise, Joseph C, Fred Hurley, Ralph,Thomas Benton.
Mary--Sat Mar 20 10:51:25 1999
Kepley; Donald, Lamb
We are interested in finding more information about my great-grandmother, Isabel Jane Kepley, and her parents. she was born July 30, 1851 at Strafford, Mo. She married John W. Lamb in 1848. I think her mother may have been a Donald.
Lucille Collins- -Thu Mar 18 08:08:54 1999
Cadwallader; Rowe, Shannon, Shipp/Shippe
Am looking for death info on Robert Wilson Cadwallader b. 1848 in IN A.K.A. Wilson Cadwallader (and various spellings). Family notes state that Robert Wilson Cadwallader died and was buried "north of Springfield, MO". Robert was the 3rd husband of Maria Rowe. She was 1st married to Shannon in NE and they had 2 children: William & Daisey. Her second husband was William Shipp/Shippe. He was from the NE/IA boarder area around Council Bluffs. they had 1 child: Ernest Meredith Shipp/Shippe who later was known as Ernest M. Cadwallader.
Jackie Ayers-Berry--Wed Mar 17 10:20:14 1999
Reed; Houghten
Am looking for family connections to Nelson A. Reed b. 1821 d. 1894 m. Lucy Ann Houghten. I want to confirm the family rumors that Nelson died in Springfield, Greene County, MO. Would also like an obit if possible. Nelson & Lucy had 9 children: Lillian, Evelyn, Oscar, Edward, Louis, Willard, Lucy, Edith J., Frances.
Jackie Ayers-Berry-- Wed Mar 17 10:13:11 1999
Robertson; Owen
Alice Robertson, b. 1865, married Joseph Henry Owen, (my grandparents) on 19 July 1885 in Morrisville, Polk cty. MO. She was a daughter of John Robertson Jr. and Mary. Alice had 10 brothers and sisters from about 1860 to 1889, they were Julia, Amy, Anna, Mary, Molly, Regan, Matie, Magie, Ida, and Ada. I am looking for information about all of them and their parents, my great grandparents. Their locations were primarily in Hickory, Polk and Greene counties. I would be glad to share the information that I now have.
Sid Owen--Mon Mar 15 21:00:52 1999
Trimble; Teague, Cochran, Baker
Family of James G Trimble moved from Howell Co, MO to Greene Co, MO ca 1910. Wife Martha living w/ Teague family in Greene Co, in 1920. Seven girls in family. Annie, Bell, Rosa T (married Charles Cochran), Sarah, Fannie (married Clarence Baker), Martha and Emily V. James died prior to family moving to Greene Co.
Glyn Trimble--Mon Mar 15 12:44:46 1999
searching for Slyvanus Aces or S.A. Briggs who joined the Conf. army in or around Springfield. He was in the 3rd Reg.Inf. CO H also knownas the 2nd Reg. He joined in 1862. He was supposed to be 19 or 21 years old. Thanks for any Info.
Ronald McDaniel--Fri Mar 12 14:04:38 1999
Kenneth Maricle Blank was my uncle, I'm interested in the date of his death.
Robert Biama--Wed Mar 10 17:07:01 1999
William D. Hollis was killed at the Battle of Wilson Creek, died Aug 10, 1861 and should be buried somewhere in the county. Need help finding where.
Perry D. Hollis --Wed Mar 10 13:52:49 1999
Does anyone know a John M. Conklin living in Springfield in 1920?
Donna Stinson--Tue Mar 9 12:39:51 1999
Gold/Gould; Houk/Houke
Seeking any/all information about parents/siblings and other relatives of Daisy A. Gold and Henry Milton Houk, thought to have settled with their families of origin in Greene Co. c. 1880-1910. Gold (spelling might have been Gould) family had 12 children, of whom Daisy was one and sisters Elizabeth and Mary. Henry Milton Houk had two wives and "stes" of children born between 1900 and 1920.
Judith Cassetty--Mon Mar 8 13:10:54 1999

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