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Posted Queries for July 1998





Cape Girdardeau, Co MO Queries & Surnames




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TUCKER posted by Plockey on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

I'm looking for information on Otto and Josephine TUCKER. Where would be a good place to start in Cape Girardeau.

HILDEBRAND, POSTON posted by Trish Erzfeld on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

I am looking for info on Daniel HILDEBRAND who married Lena POSTON Oct 21, 1841 Cape Girardeau, MO. or on the "town" of Hilderbrand, MO.located just south of the Perry County line in Cape Girardeau County, MO.

COLLIER, COLLYER, COLYER posted by Donna Colyer Hunt on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

Looking for grave of child Rachel COLYER, COLLYER, COLLIER born in TN, reportedly died Jackson MO c1900-1904. Parents were William and Sarah Alice COLYER. Family then moved to Alexander Co Ill. Have much descendent info to Share.

HARTZELL, LIVINGSTON, LORTHAN, OLIVER posted by Susan K. McMahan on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

Seeking information on James HARTZELL b 19 Aug 1838 d 1925 Cape Girardeau MO m Susan W LORTHAN b Mar 1850. Children: Simon Hartzell b 16 Sep m Mary Virginia Matlock; Florence Hartzell b 21 Jul 1872 m William Wyatt OLIVER; Ira Hartzell b 11 Nov 1878 m Maud LIVINGSTON; Henry Hartzell b 9 Apr 1882 d Sep 1973 Baxter Springs KS m Dorothy Davison.

BENNETT, DILLION, WILLIAMS posted by George R Bennett on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

I am trying to find information on the ancesters of James H Bennett, Born 1809, Wayne County . He married Elizabeth Dillion, Born 1808, Madison County. His son James Franklin Bennett is my GGGrandfather. We think James H Bennett was a doctor in Cape Girardeau and his father was named Joseph and also a Doctor , but have no proof. any help would be apprieciated.

HOWARD posted by louise sheppard wade on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

Henry HOWARD was born about 1733 in England. He died Dec. 19, 1825 in Cape Girardeau. I am descended from 2 of his sons, James Brisker and Zedekiah. Does anyone have information about Henry's parents or spouse?

SMITH, TERREL, WALKER posted by James A. Zell on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

I would appreciate any information on the following: Rufus Walker (aka James R. Walker) who married Leah Smith in Cape Girardeau Co., Missouri on November 19, 1840. Or Rufus Walker who married Lydia Terrel in Jasper Co., Missouri on September 30, 1847. Rufus Walker was born in North Carolina about 1817.

BAZZELL, CRADER, STEVENSEN, STRODER posted by Lisa D. Pendleton on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

Looking For Names Of Relatives Of Paul Bazzell, Died 1980'S, Father Of Larry Bazzell, Died 1990. Born And Lived In Jackson, Mo. Paul'S Father Was Russell. Looking For Names Of Relatives Of Mealy Bazzell, Mother Of Larry Bazzell, Maiden Names Stroder, Crader Or Stevensen. Mother'S Name Was Dora. Dora'S Brother Was Lester Crader?

JEFFERS, SMITH posted by Cris DeHart on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

I am searching for the families of Agnes JEFFERS born in 1924 and Stanley SMITH born in 1916. They may have married later.

REVELLE, THACKER posted by Donna Thacker on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

THACKER REVELLE families of Cape Girardo Co MO Looking for info on Osborn THACKER b. abt 1827 in MO. Married Fannie REVELLE b. abt 1829, living in Cape Girardo Co MO in 1850 with daughter Polly A THACKER 1 yr old.Info on either family welcome. Thanks, Donna Thacker

COTNER, SHOULTS posted by Bill C. Cotner on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

Interested in contacting anyone researching the COTNER and SHOULTS surnames. Particularly interested in ancestors and descendants of George COTNER (1798-1819) and Sarah "Sally" SHOULTS COTNER (1800-1867). Resided in Cape Girardeau Co., MO.

ARMSTRONG, CHRISTOPHER, SPALDING posted by Joe Armstrong on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

I'm looking for information on Zella Lee Spalding b Feb 9, 1887 Tipton?, MO d 1985 Olney IL married Smith Roland Armstrong b Oct 17, 1875 Shelby Co, Ky d Feb 15, 1939 Lexington KY children Smith Roland A* Jr/II LLoyd Griffith A* Elizabeth Lee A* Wilfred Lee A* Elmer Lester A* Zella's siblings were Sadie Lee/Sadie Horner S* Portia May S* Lester E S* and ? others Zella and siblings may have had a step-father "CHRISTOPHER"

WINDEKNECHT posted by John Windeknecht on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

Researching Windeknecht name for Cape Girardeau, MO. Earlier query listed state as Michigan. My apoligies. 1800's time frame.

KAGE posted by Politte on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

I am looking for information of Fredrick Kage, he was a former mayor of Cape Girardeau. This is my Great-Great-Grandfather

KING posted by Liz Van De Vanter on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

I'm looking for information on my father. Morris Dale King, Born in Chaffee,Missouri January 13, 1940? Surname at birth was not King Mother's first name was Aileen or Ileen Morris who later married Lester King, She had a brother named James, sister named Lola. My Great Grandmother was Allie Morris? I don't know GGrandfather name.Can anyone point me in the right direction? Thank You.

ERVIN, WATKINS posted by Mark Watkins on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

I am look for information on my 3-Great Gandfather, William WATKINS, b. August 15, 1817. m. unk Louisa Jane ERVIN, d. August 28, 1864 in Cape Girardeau Co. I don't know where he was born; who his parents were; or any of his siblings. He shows up in the 1850 Census, married with three children, the oldest 3 years, born in MO. Any information or direction, would be helpful. Thank you.

ERVES, SPEKERMANN, STRATMANN posted by Tony Viste on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

STRATMANN, SPEKERMANN, ERVES An obscure county references states that a brother of one of my ancestors operated a wholesale grocery store in Cape Girardeau, MO during the years 1874 to 1877, perhaps longer. I don't know which side of the family it is. Possible names are Heinrich STRATMANN, b. 10 Jul 1824, Oedingen, Westphalia; Franz Adam STRATMANN, b. 17 Oct 1826, Oedingen, Westphalia; or it could be from the other side of the family, SPEKERMANN. Sometimes the STRATMANN family took the name ERVES. If anyone knows of any individual by one of these names operating a grocery store during the years 1874 to 1877, I would very much like to hear from you. Thank you. Tony Viste, vistea01@tigger.stcloud.msus.edu

FOWLER, HENSLEY, HENSLY, SPENCER, WRIGHT posted by Dennis W. Kemper on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

FOWLER, HENSLY, SPENCER, WRIGHT Charles William FOWLER(1843-1914) m. Frances Victoria HENSLEY (1848-1917) in Old Jackson, Cape Girardeau Co., Missouri in 1863. Frances was born in Cape Girardeau to William HENSLEY and Lydia SPENCER. Lydia's mother is believed to have been a WRIGHT. William was an orphan and is believed to have been born in Kentucky but little is known about him. Would be glad to share info with anyone who has knowledge of this family.

BURNETT, ONTIS posted by Betty Mirly on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

Looking for parents of Harvey BURNETT who married Cornelia Mary ONTIS. They moved from Jersey County Illinois to Neely's Landing Cape County Missouri

SMITH posted by Billie H. DeVane on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

My great grandfather Charles Wilson SMITH was born in Cape Girardeau County 11 Mar 1848, son of Elizabeth Clark(e) and Charles David Smith. The parents are buried in the Thompson Family Cemetery on the farm of Capt John Thompson (1752- 1818) near Egypt Mills. Charles Wilson Smith married sometime between 1866 and 1869. Family lore says she was Indian, she died and he migrated to Mississippi in 1869. Need to know first wife's vitals and where she is buried. Would like to know the location of the Thompson Cemetery.

DRALLE posted by Sara Newman on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

I am looking for any information on the family of Henry C. DRALLE Jr. who is listed in the Cape Girardeau County, 1880 census. He was born in Germany. My gggrandfather, Henry C. DRALLE, came to the U.S. in 1847 from Germany. He settled in Lewis County, MO. My gggrandmother was almost twenty years younger then my gggrandfather. They were married about 1850. I am trying to determine if the Henry C. Dralle Jr. living in Cape Girardeau County was the son of my gggrandfather from a first marriage. Any help would be appreciated.

ROBERTS posted by Sandra Gardner on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

Looking for any and all information concerning ROBERTS, John William. b. 3/21/1903. From Marble Hill, Mo. Father of Virginia Yancey b. 7/16/1923 and Emma Mary Roberts b. 7/8/1921. These two girls were adopted out at a young. Mother was Grace Smith Fredericktown, Mo.

WALPERSWILLER posted by Chip Stratton on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

Hope to find info on Benedict WALPERSWILLER, b. 1829. He had a son William, who also had a son William A. WALPERSWILLER (b. abt. 1903). This final William may shortened his surname, as I can find no existing trace of the WALPERSWILLER surname. Any information on this surname would be appreciated. Thanks.

FREEMAN, ROBERTS posted by Judy Fisher on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

FREEMAN, Moses or ROBERTS, Joshua. I need to know if Moses FREEMAN or Joshua ROBERTS were listed in the 1820 census for Cape Girardeau Co., MO. and if so, the info recorded.

MACKLIN posted by Jim Macklin on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

Looking for any information regarding surname of MACKLIN. Grandfather was in an orphange which burned with all records. We don't have any history beyond him and 1 brother. They were George Frank and Ed Macklin.

KINION, KYNION, SIMMON posted by Donna Anderson on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking for the parents of My gggrandmother. Her name was Martha Jane KINION she married a Hezekiah SIMMON in Cape Girardeau County on July 22, 1849 and they had her listed as being from Stroddard County. I would appreciate any infomation on the KINION family. It could also possibly be spelled KYNION.

BARTELS, BIERSCHWAL, BLUMENBERG, DEMENT, DETRING, HERZOG, JENNI, KLUENDER, SANDER, THOMEN posted by Dawn Dement Detring on Friday, July 24, 1998

Researching the following surnames of German descent in Cape Girardeau Co. MO from 1840 to present day. BARTELS, BIERSCHWAL, BLUMENBERG, DETRING, HERZOG, KLUENDER, SANDER Also the THOMEN & JENNI family from Basel Co. Switzerland. Also researching all DEMENT, anytime, anywhere. Dawn Dement Detring 1241 Broadridge Jackson, MO 63755

DOWLING posted by kerry B. Dowling on Friday, July 24, 1998

Any info on Andrew Dowling or relations that are in the area. He is buried in the area.

HANKS, IKHERD posted by Susan Dorris on Friday, July 24, 1998

HANKS/IKHERD I am searching for the parents of Sarah IKHERD who d. 2 June 1884 White Co. IL. She m. 11 Feb 1827 Cape Girardeau Co Mo. (both of Lorance Twp.) to David Hanks Jr. b. 1798 NC, d. 9 Apr 1869 White Co IL. They soon moved to White Co. IL where David Hanks family lived. Susan Dorris sdorris@mychoice.net

HOWARD, KLAGES, SHEPPARD, STEIN, TRAUPE posted by Kay D. Stein on Friday, July 24, 1998

Heinrich Christian STEIN came from Germany ca. 1856 with his first wife Katharina MARTENS. Their son Gustav STEIN married Dena Marie TRAUPE 11 Jul 1880 in Cape Girardeau. Her parents were Wilhelm TRAUPE & Wilhelmina KLAGES. Their son Arthur STEIN married May SHEPPARD on 28 Apr 1906. Her parents were John Lieuallen SHEPPARD & Margaret Elizabeth HOWARD. Seek information about any siblings of Heinrich Christian STEIN who might have come to Missouri; also information about siblings of Gustav STEIN, Dena Marie TRAUPE, Wilhelm TRAUPE & Wilhelmina KLAGES. Arthur Stein & May Sheppard were my grandparents.

WELTY posted by Judie Fite King on Friday, July 24, 1998

Will John Clark who answered my query on Mahala WELTY who was b abt 1813 Cape Girardeau Co., MO please email me. My email to you has been returned. Judie Fite King, 350 W. Castle Harbour, Friendswood, TX 77546-5620

CHRONISTER, HELDERMAN posted by Debra Blackard on Friday, July 24, 1998

James CHRONISTER, b. about 1851, d. about 1839, Cape Girardeau Co., MO. Need a lookup to complete the citation on the abstract of County Court Minutes below. Who are the parents of Elizabeth HELDERMAN, possibly b. about 1808, probably in Lincoln Co., NC? Cape Girardeau Co., MO County Court Minutes, 1st Mon Aug. James CHRONISTER awarded $10.00 for support of Elizabeth HELDERMAN. Debra Blackard 350 Hillside Drive Lamar, AR 72846

HEIL, MEDLEY, WHEELER posted by Pat Shively Elmore on Friday, July 24, 1998

Supposely Christine HEIL copied old MEDLEY bible. She was probably born before 1900 in Cape Co. MO and her maiden name may be WHEELER. Does anyone have a copy of Christine HEIL'S book (manuscript ?) My Ancestors or know where one is located? MEDLEY descendant wants to read.

COTNER, MCCLARD posted by Deborah Switzer on Friday, July 24, 1998

My great grandfather, John William COTNER, was born to Rudolph Cotner and Susan Adeline MCCLARD COTNER in 1881. I have heard that Rudolph's parents were not married, and he was raised by his aunt and uncle, but that is all I can find. I would like to know more about Rudolph Cotner.

ALLEN, COX, HAGER, HOPPER, KIEHNE, RANDOL, STOUT posted by Jane Randol Jackson on Friday, July 24, 1998

I have accumulated a large amount of information on the Enos Randol family in Cape Girardeau, Scott and Mississippi Counties in Missouri. I would like to locate as many decendants from the Randol family and put them into contact with each other for a reunion.

WESSEL posted by Dianne Vogt on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking for anyone related to William WESSEL, born in Cape Girardeau Feb. 23, 1882. This was my husband's grandfather.

HARDIN, LATHAM posted by Harriette Jensen on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking for any information on William LATHAM, who died in Cape Girardeau Co. in 1898. I recently found out that my grandfather, James Franklin HARDIN, lived with his grandfather, William H. LATHAM (1828-1898) from the time his mother died shortly after his birth in 1890 and when his grandfather died in 1898.

KINION, SIMMONS, YOUNG posted by Donna Anderson on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking for the parents of Martha Jane KINION who married Hexekiah SIMMONS on July 22, 1849 in Cape Girardeau. Also any information on Hezekiah SIMMONS.

SWEAZEA, SWEZEY posted by Vicki Johnston on Friday, July 24, 1998

Seeking inf on John SWEAZEA born 1805 in Georgia. His wife was a Christina ? They lived in Cape Girardeau Co. in 1850, their children were Richard Sweazea born 1832 in Mo. Mary Vivian Sweazea born 1833 in Mo. William Sewazea born 1837 Mo. Lucinda C. Sweazea born 1839 Mo. Sarah E. Sweazea born Sept 26,1842 Mo. Married Henry Gaines on Nov 17,1864 in Bollinger Co. Mo. John Sweazea born 1844 Mo. married Isabella A. Eaker on Mar 13,1872 in Bollinger Co. Mo. Christina Sweazea born 1846 Mo. Thomas J. Sweazea born June 1850 Cape Girardeau Co. died bef 1860 in Bollinger Co. Mo. George W. Sweazea born 1852 Mo. Married Elibabeth Eaker in Bollinger Co. 2nd wife Mary C. Myrick in 1880 in Bollinger Co. 3rd wife Mary Anne Pierce married in 1900 Mo. Charles F.A. Sweazea born 1854 in Mo. Married Eva M. Eaker Sept 12,1874 in Bollinger Co. Mo. He died 1876 in Bollinger Co. Mo. John Sweazea died bef 1870 in Bollinger Co. Mo.

VANGILDER posted by Linda Hughes Hiser on Friday, July 24, 1998

VANGILDER Looking for anyone researching the John VANGILDER family and descendants. He was an early settler in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri. John may tie into my West Virginia VanGilder family.

GIBLER posted by Linda Hughes Hiser on Friday, July 24, 1998

GIBLER Looking for anyone who connect to Frederick Gibler(Kibler) an early settler in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.

WINKLER posted by Debbie Schaberg on Friday, July 24, 1998

My great grandfather, John winkler, served in the Civil War in Missouri's Co.E, 8th regiment of Missouri volunteers. He was from Perry county, also listed as Cape Girardeau county. Am looking for anyone with information on this regiment.

NANCE, NANCES, SHEPHARD, SHEPHERD posted by Dortha Heathcoat Gamel on Friday, July 24, 1998

NANCE and wife SHEPHARD married ca 1800 in Cape Girardeau and moved to Independence County Arkansas where they were on 1880 census ,Isaac maybe kin to other NANCES that moved from Cape Girardeau to Jackson County Arkansas. Amanda SHEPHERD was raised by an uncle after her father never came home after Civil War. She had a sister that was taken by gypseys when a little girl living in Mo. After Amanda married Isaac and moved to Arkansas,they put ads in the news papers and thought they had found the sister but the lady never answered their last letter. Anyone working on these two families and will write,I will be glad to share information . Dortha Heathcoat Gamel 940 Webber Chaple Rd. Batesville,Ar 72501

BRIDGES, COOK, HIGGISON, KEYS, PALMER, PLEDGER posted by Barbara Pledger Beck on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for family history in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Last names could be: PALMER PLEDGER COOK KEYS BRIDGES HIGGISON

BUTCHER, HOBBS posted by Joyce WILLHOIT on Friday, July 24, 1998

I Am Searching For Information On My Grandmother "Bell" BUTCHER B 1887 M 1. Mac Tooley. Their Children: Ernest B 8/30/1909 Hughes Co Ok, D 1/14/1996 Fayetteville, Ar; And Vallie B 11/8/1904 D 11//6/1984 Rogers, Ar. M 2: George HOBBS. A Son Marion Francis B 12/6/1916 Scotts City M Syvilla Brockmire D 10//22/1995 Cape Girardeau. M 3. James Thomas Thacker B 11/8/1859 D 2/26/1931 Newton Cty. Their Children: George B 1918, Louis (Luther) B 1920; And James B 1921. Her Siblings: Myrtle, Dolly, And Harley. Unable To Make Connection If Her Mother Was Rebecca Rainey. Any Assistance On These Families Would Be Greatly Appreciated. Thank You.

BROCKMIRE, HOBBS, NIEDLING posted by Joyce Willhoit on Friday, July 24, 1998

I Am Searching For Information On HOBBS Families. Marion Francis B12/5/1916 Scott City, Mo, Son George Hobbs And "Bell" Butcher. Raised By Foster Parents, John And Adele Hobbs Of Jackson. He Married Syvilla M. BROCKMIRE B 3/23/1908 Egypt Mills, Dau Fred Brockmire And Anna NIEDLING. Sibligns: Frank, Dan, And Mary M. Wilhite. A Son, Gerald Lee (Jerry) B 3/17/1933 St. Louis, M Patsy ?, D 12/19/1989 Jacksonville, Fl. Any Assistance On These Families Would Be Greatly Appreciated. Thank You.

HIGGINS, HUDSON, HUTSON, MEAD, NEWMAN posted by Linda (Mead) Otte on Friday, July 24, 1998

Need info on Sarah Elizabeth MEAD b. Feb. 1, 1827 Eaton Crossroads, Roane Co. TN d. July 23, 1917 1stm. Josiah HIGGINS d. 1870 Children: William Minor HIGGINS, Martha HIGGINS 2d m. William HUDSON/HUTSON Perry Co. MO Sarah Elizabeth MEAD was dau. of William Minor MEAD b. ca 1801 and Elizabeth NEWMAN. I would like picture of her and family is possible and any other info. I have extensive info on her father and grandfather (William MEAD b. 1757)

REYNOLDS posted by Reynolds Young on Friday, July 24, 1998

John Parks Reynolds married to Theresa Malone having daughters Frances and Marguerite and a half sister Lavinia (Veen sp?). Move to Cape from Campbell, MO. Frances married Harry C. Young, Jr. of Sikeston...two sons. Marguerite was Clerk of the Federal District Court in Cape for years...never married.

HECHT, HESSE, RUEHLING, WACHTER posted by Catherine(Hecht)Wright on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am new at this would appreciate some guideance on how to start looking for ancestors. These surnames are of my grandparents. They lived in the New Wells,Mo and Altenburg, MO (Perry County) area.

HENNEMANN posted by Sister marie de Lourdes Unterreiner on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking for information about my great - grandfather. One of his sons, my grandfather was Joseph Hennemann who lived in Longtown or Uniontown, Mo. Joeseph died in March of 1948. I think my great-grandfather's name might have been Henry,but that is not verified.

MILLSTEAD posted by Alice Millstead on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for information on James T.Millstead born Feb.10,1855 and died Dec. 21,1906 . He is buried in Acorn Ridge,MO. This was my husbands great-grandfather and would like to find information on his family . His wifes name was Mary E. Turner born June 24,1861 she died Feb.01,1946 and is also buried in Acorn Ridge, MO. If anyone has any information please e-mail me THANK YOU

TUCKER posted by Paul Lockey on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking for any and all information on Otto and Josephine TUCKER of Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.

ANDREWS, ELLIS, FOWLER, GRAY, HENSLEY, LAGRAND, SPENCER, SUMMER, WRIGHT posted by Dennis Kemper on Friday, July 24, 1998

HENSLEY, FOWLER, WRIGHT, SPENCER - William HENSLEY was b 1820 in KY and bound out when young. He was a tollgate keeper in Cape Girardeau, MO. He married Lydia SPENCER in Cape Girardeau in about 1845 and they had one child: Frances Victoria HENSLEY (1848-1817) who married Charles William FOWLER (1843-1914) in Old Jackson, Cape G. in 1863. Lydia had a brother or and uncle named Urban C. SPENCER and it is believed that her father was a WRIGHT. Other names mentioned in family records without stating the connection are: Abraham and Ellen WRIGHT, Eliza ANDREWS, Harrison GRAY, Lou LAGRAND, Mary GRAY, Bettie SUMMER, and John ELLIS. Any leads, suggestions, and help will be appreciate

ALLEN, BAUGH, BENNETT, HATCHER, HIGGINS, MEAD, PEYTON, PHILLIP, RICE, VIOLET posted by Cornelia Warner on Friday, July 24, 1998

John Higgins b. Dec 22, 1776, TN/VA m. abt 1802 TN? d. May 20, 1840, Cape Girardeau Co., MO to Elizabeth Black? b. Dec 22, 1786, NC/VA, d. Nov 14, 1883, Cape Girardeau Co., MO Their children; Elizabeth b. Nov 29, 1802, TN, d. 1850-1852 Denton Co., TX m.May 20, 1824 MO to John Peyton b. May 1, 1800 KY, d. 1850-1852 Philemon b. Dec 17, 1804 TN/IL, d. Jun 1, 1837, Greene Co., IL, m. Aug 12, 1830 Greene, Co., IL to Nancy Rice b. TN Margaret b. Jan 12, 1807, IL, d. Aug 7, 1847 Cape Girardeau Co.?, MO m. Samuel Peyton b. 1802 KY d. 1851-53 Denton Co., TX Rebecca b. Feb 11, 1809, IL, m. William Hatcher to Denton Co., TX John Lofton Higgins b. Mar 2, 1811, IL, m. Jan 7, 1840, Cape Girardeau Co., MO to Elizabeth Allen Catherine b. Dec 24, 1812 IL, d. Nov 8, 1849, Cape Girardeau Co., MO m. Feb 25, 1830, Cape Girardeau Co., MO to Harrison Hatcher b. Nov 8, 1801, d. Feb 10, 1851 David W. b. Dec 2, 1814 IL, d. May 21, 1883, Randolph, IL, m. Mar 25, 1837 Greene Co., IL to Nancy Jane Violet b. Jan 9 1818 Greene Co., IL Lodoisky b. Jun 2 1817 IL m. Jul 18, 1839, Cape Girardeau Co., MO to Henry F. Allen Louisa America b. Feb 28, 1819, IL/MO, m. Jul 18, 1839, Cape Girardeau Co., MO to Daniel Bennett Josiah H. b. Sep 25, 1821, MO m.? Jul 6, 1842, St. Genevieve Co., MO, to Francis R Baugh m. Jul 2, 1845 St. Genevieve, Co., MO to Sarah E Mead George H. b. Nov 12, 1823 Cape Girardeau Co., MO Susannah Jane b. Aug 2, 1826, Cape Girardeau Co., m. Feb 10, 1842, Cape Girardeau Co., MO to John Phillip(s) b. 1823 TN, d. 1863 any info helpful. lots of missing data, missing descendants. wish to share photos of descendants.

BROOKS posted by Shaunci T. Brooks on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for information on relatives of Ida Mae Brooks and Henry T. Brooks. They lived in Hayti and were sharecroppers. They had seven children and I am interested in finding their ancestors. My father was Henry T. Brooks Jr. and lived in St. Louis. I am especially interested to find my half sister, first name Mary, last name unknown. Haven't seen her since 1960.

GAMEL, NANCE, RAPERT, SHEPPERD posted by Dortha Heathcoat Gamel on Friday, July 24, 1998

ANTHONY C. GAMEL b.ca 1825 Paulding co.Geaogia,wife CAROLINE GELLIM?, LIVING IN rANDOLPH CO aR IN 1870,His son,WILLIAM ARNOLD GAMEL married CHAROLLET MELISSA RAPERT,WADDLE b. Il. The family of WILLIAM ARNOLD GAMEL was in Mo.when son WILLIAM DEWEY GAMEL was born 1900.Some of the children of ANTHONY C. married in Mo. Any help on these names would be most welcome. I have some information on these familys that I will gladly share. Thank you, Dortha Gamel

DRIVER, HARDEN, HARDIN, HECTOR posted by Cheryl Cummings on Friday, July 24, 1998

Belle (Mary Belle?) HARDIN/HARDEN b c1864 possibly near Jackson. Her parents were possibly Samuel & Mary HARDIN/EN. Possible siblings: Frank, Samuel, Ernest, Lee, William, Robert, Almos, and a sister Mattie who married a DRIVER???? Belle died c1890. She married James HECTOR in Mississippi County, AR in 1882, had three children there with him, Sam, Don & Will. Any possible information/leads are greatly appreciated. I do not know how valid the family info I have listed is. Have so far been unable to prove any of it.

CRITES, SIDES posted by Kevin Robertson on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am searching for info on William Riley SIDES. He enlisted in the 22nd IL Inf in 1861 in Belleville, IL, giving his birthplace as Cape Girardeau, MO, his residence at enlistment as Greenville, Bond Co, IL and his age as 26. My MO info consists of: the 1850 census for Cgc, MO listing Wm Sides, 17(b ca 1833?) living w/ Adam CRITES and several others, and the CGC, MO Index to Probate Records listing Adam Crites as guardian of Wm & Abraham Sides 17 Aug 1847.

BROCKMIRE, BUTCHER, HOBBS, NIEDLING, THACKER posted by Joyce Willhoit on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am searching for information on the HOBBS families in Cape Cirardeau Co. Marion Francis HOBBS born December 5, 1915 at Stotts City, Lawrence Co MO, son of James Thomas THACKER (born 1859 died 1931) and Belle BUTCHER (born 1887 died 1922). Marion was raised in Jackson by foster parents, John and Addie HOBBS. He married Syvilla BROCKMIRE (born March 23, 1908 at Egypt Mills), daughter of Fred BROCKMIRE and Anna NIEDLING. Siblings were: Frank, Dan, and Mary. Syvilla died January 5, 1995 at Jacksonville, FL. Their son, Gerald Lee HOBBS, was born March 17, 1933 at St. Louis and married Patsy ?, and had two children, names unknown. Gerald died December 19, 1989 at Jacksonville, FL. Marion & Syvilla returned to Cape Girardeau in 1980 from Chicago, where they had resided for 25 years. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

ENGLISH posted by Pat Shively Elmore on Friday, July 24, 1998

From the probate records of Thomas B. ENGLISH land bounded "...in the north by 4th South St....". Where is this street in Jackson, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri?

MCCLARD, MCLARD, NEWMAN, STIFF posted by F. Delores Schmidt on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for info on George Washington STIFF & wife Delila NEWMAN STIFF. Dau. Elizabeth (Betty) Lewis STIFF,b.9 Sep.1854 Egypt Mills, m.31 Oct. 1875 to Miles Augustus MCLARD/ MCCLARD b.4 Mar. 1851 Cape Girardeau Co., MO. Believe Delila, Ann, and Frances STIFF were also daughters. Have info on descendants of Betty Lewis STIFF McClard.

MABREY, WARD posted by Cletis R Ellinghouse on Friday, July 24, 1998

I wish to know if there is a roster of the soldiers who served in the 56th Enrolled Missouri Militia that was organized at Cape Girardeau. Specifically, I am looking for a record of Henry Y. MABREY and/or Francis Marion WARD, both of whom lived in Wayne County after the Civil War. Many thanks for any assistance. Reach me at clet@sheltonbbs.com

BELL, HALL, HILL, TURNER posted by Ruth Ann on Friday, July 24, 1998

George Washington BELL m. abt 1842 Hannah M. HILL or HALL in Cape Gir. Co. They had two children: Mary Ann (b. 1843) and Thomas Benton b. 1844). Mary Ann married Charles R. Bogart in Cape Gir. Co. and they moved to Wright Co. MO. Thomas Benton BELL also migrated to Wright Co. where he married Margaret TURNER. The 1850 Cape Girardeau Co. Census shows George Bell, 30; Susan (second wife), 18; Thomas B., 5; Albert J. 1860 Cape Girardeau Co Census: George Bell, 38; Thomas, 16; Albert, 12; Newton (James N.), 10; John, 7; Washington, 5; Margaret, 3; Eliza, 21; Elizabeth, 18. Mary A. Bell, 18 - living with Hezekiah and Mary A. HALL. George W. BELL was probably born in NC. He doesn't appear in the 1870 census for Cape Girardeau or Wright Co. Was he dead by then? Any and all leads greatly appreciated! George W. BELL was apparently born in NC.

COOK posted by Brenda Teekell on Friday, July 24, 1998

Judge John Dillard Cook - 1823

BROOKS, EAKIN, ERVIN, HARRIS, JONES, LASSLEY, MONTGOMERY, POE, POTTS, SIMMONS, SPRADLING, WALKER, WINSTEAD, WISEMAN posted by Pat Trask on Friday, July 24, 1998

Hezekiah ERVIN born 1775 NC d. after 1860 Cape Girardeau Co. and wife Polly SIMMONS b 1781 NC d. after 1850, to Cape Girardeau Co. MO 1832 from TN. Children: Rachel ERVIN b 1800, Mary Ann ERVIN b 1801 married Wiley SIMMONS b 1801 NC, James S. ERVIN b 1804 NC m Jemima MERRILL, stayed in TN, William ERVIN b 1806 NC m 2) Maryan HARRIS in 1836, Cape Girardeau Co., Sarah ERVIN b 1810 NC m Lewis SIMMONS in 1824, to Johnson Co. IL, Kitty Ann ERVIN m Isaac WISEMAN, he m 2) Mrs. JONES in Cape Girardeau about 1860, Louisa ERVIN b 1815 NC m James EAKINS 1841 Cape Girardeau Co., Ancil ERVIN b 1817 TN m 1) Mary Ann BROOKS 2) Sarah E. BROOKS or SIMMONS 3) Bathsheba POTTS 4) Nancy WALKER 5) Matilda MONTGOMERY, all Cape Giradeau Co. Joseph ERVIN b 1820 TN m Vernetta POE 1840, Cape Giradeau Co, Hezekiah ERVIN Jr., b 1821 TN m Lucy Ann WINSTEAD 1846 Cape Girardeau Co., Katherine/Catherine ERVIN b 1823 TN m George Franklin LASSLEY 1848, descendants of this last couple by name of SPRADLING, prominent in Cape Girardeau to present. Interested in contacting other researchers of this family. Will share data. patT499578@aol.com

MCALISTER, PAIR posted by L. P. Thompson on Friday, July 24, 1998

Seeking information on - or descendants of Joshua S. PAIR and Catherine MCALISTER. Joshua b. abt 1807, Catherine b. 1811; they married abt. 1829. Children: Johnson Pair, Joseph Pair, Robert Pair, Elizabeth Pair, Francis M. & Jasper N. Pair (twins), Susan Pair, Mary C. Pair and Joshua Harvey Pair. They were on Cape Girardeau Co. 1850 census, Dist.14.

DENNIS posted by Cletis R Ellinghouse on Friday, July 24, 1998

Can someone provide the source for information about the dungeon/prison below the Common Pleas Court building during the Civil War? It was used to house Confederate soldiers. One was John S. DENNIS of Bollinger County. He managed to escape by sweet talking a female guard/worker there, and hid in a well to elude Union soldiers at his home near Arab. Reach me at clet@sheltonbbs.com

HART posted by Barbara Long Emery on Friday, July 24, 1998

Seeking info. re. John HART b. ca. 1750's, d. abt, 1819 Cape Girardeau, Mo. Any info. appreciated.

WATSON posted by Pam Stroud on Friday, July 24, 1998

Jason Isaac WATSON, b. 1803, Wilkes Co. GA son Jarett, b. Perry Co., AL or Cape Girardeau, daughters Epsey and Lucinda, perhaps two more brothers.

HAYDEN posted by clodene hayden anderson on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for any information on the family of William C. and Catherine T. Miles Hayden. living in Cape Girardeau City in 1850's onward. Birth or baptismal information on their son William Miles Hayden born in 1850's. Death information on William C. or Catherine T. Any direction or advice is appreciated. Already have the 1860 census information. Sincerly, Clodene Hayden

EDINGER, MILLER posted by Cathie L. Jarvis on Friday, July 24, 1998

Thomas Jefferson "Jeff" MILLER, born 9 Feb 1873, Millersville, Cape Girardeau Co., MO died 24 April 1946, Cape Girardeau, MO. He was the child of Francis Marion MILLER, 1839-1927, and Safrona A. EDINGER 1841-1927. Need info on Safrona. Wish to contact any other researchers of these surnames.

LANKFORD, VEST posted by Beverly Gibson on Friday, July 24, 1998

Etnia Elva LANKFORD b.6/15/1845 in Cape Girardeau Co.,MO. she died 1/30/1900 and is buried Payne Cemetery in MO. She married Marion VEST 2/1864?? Any one have additional information on this LANKFORD? Also know that Vest was married twice to Lizzie? Willing to share.

WARINER, WARNER, WARREN, WARRINER posted by Stan Smith on Friday, July 24, 1998

Eppy Warner(v.sp.) was on the 1850 census, his brother William was in Marble hill, near bollinger at the same time. Looking for any further information...Stan

CRUMP, PARR posted by Janelle Foster on Friday, July 24, 1998

Does anyone have a cemetery listing of the Crump Cemetery in Cape Girardeau Co? I am searching for death dates of Mary (CRUMP) and Robert PARR after 1805.

ARNOLD, BROWN, HOWELL posted by Karen Arnel on Friday, July 24, 1998

Narcissus Jane (Arnold) Brown married a Mr. Brown and they had Hyla, Freeman and Arta. Narcissus was born Mar. 15, 1854; died Jan 7, 1953. We have a little more information. Please contact us if you have any information.

MILLER, MILLERS, SADLER posted by Ronda Kay Whittington on Friday, July 24, 1998

MILLER Scott & Florence I am looking for information regarding Scott & Florence MILLER, Scott MILLER b. IL 1879? Possibley Union or Alexander County. Married to Florence b. unknown. They had several children: Josephine Miller Ann Miller Lula Miller James Miller Adelle Miller (twin) Maybelle Miller (twin) Scott MILLERS parents were Ambrose B. MILLER, Martha SADLER MILLER, both born in TN. 1830 and 1843 respectively. A distant relative said Scott MILLER passed away in Cape in 1965, and was returned to McClure, IL for burial. In any information would be helpful, he was my great uncle and any info would be extremely helpful.

BEHEITER, BEHITER, SWANK posted by Stephen Beheiter on Friday, July 24, 1998

swank, walter, b: 1850-1860,father of: swank, olive marie b: 1902-03 Perryville or Cape Girardeau, MO area.

ADAMS, BARNES posted by Thomas Barnes on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for any info on Clyde BARNES that married Martha ?? Lived in or around Cape Girardeau during the early 1900's. Also looking for info on ADAMS, specifically Della Mae ADAMS born 2 Jan 1908 in Evening Star, Arkansas. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you.

GLENN posted by Larry Robinson on Friday, July 24, 1998

I'm from California and am not familiar with Missouri so for give me if this query is inaporpriate. My sister is doing a search for Garfield Missouri and can't find it. The search in in regards to finding records of Jessie Lee GLENN. His birthdate was 2/16/1894. Could someone please point me in the right direction? Was Garfield incorporated into a larger city? Thanks for any help.

BALDWIN posted by Vicki Osborn on Friday, July 24, 1998

John BALDWIN living in Cape G. 1804 John Lucas Baldwin b. 1804 Cape G Thomas Baldwin b. 11-10-1810 Cape G Mary Baldwin b. 8-8-1813 Cape G John Washington Baldwin b. 12-2-1815 Cape Winafred Baldwin b. 12-16-1818 Cape G

REGNIER, VALLE posted by Joni Valley on Friday, July 24, 1998

Seeking paternal relationship of Felicite VALLE who married Francois REGNIER. They were divorced in Cape Girardeau County- Jan. 18, 1817. by nf John J. Coujon.

PETERS posted by Russ Peters on Friday, July 24, 1998

John Casper Peters died 1920, Allendale Mo. wife Mary Cathern Knight died Jan. 26, 1916 also Allendale Mo. I don't know if it was Cape Girardeu or Worth county. Any leads would be helpful, these folks were my great grandparents.

ALLMON, LUTES, SANDEFUR posted by Roy Allmon on Friday, July 24, 1998

I'am looking for any info. on the names ALLMON, SANDEFUR & LUTES. My GG Grandfather was Urias Jackson Allmon moved into the Cape Girardeau/ Bollinger area about 1851.

BIGGS posted by Bob Biggs on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for BIGGS in southeast MO.

RAY posted by Rita DonCarlos on Friday, July 24, 1998

Seeking daughter or relatives of George W. RAY. Was a lawyer in Bernie,Mo. probably early 1900's. Was born 1867. Had a daughter that owned a beautyshop in Cape Giradeau and a son in Caif. that worked in printing. Do not know their names. Had an invalid son named Henry Clay RAY that was living with him in 1967 at Rt.1 Bernie, Mo. George W. RAY's father married Lauretta Jane Keelin Jenkins in 1893. She had 2 daughters, Minnie and Bessie that would have been George's stepsisters. Minnie was my GGrandmother. In a letter dated 04/10/1967, George stated he had pictures of Minnie and Bessie and I would very much like to have them or at least copies. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you....RDoncarlos@aol.com.....Rita DonCarlos

PERKINS, WHITE posted by Judi Cook on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am researching the WHITE family in Cape Girardeau County, MO. My husband's g-grandmother, Sina Perkins WHITE, was supposed to have been living in Cape Girardeau at the beginning of the Civil War. She died in Alton, MO about 1917. PERKINS is also supposed to be a family name.

HOLLEY posted by Jim McGhee on Friday, July 24, 1998

HOLLEY, George H. Would like to locate his place of burial. Died in Cape Girardeau County ca. 1880.

JACO, ROBERTS posted by Jeane Roberts on Friday, July 24, 1998

Seeking information James Henry ROBERTS (not 100% certain of middle name - initial sometimes shown as"A" or "W") born 1859, TN - married 17 Jun 1893, St.Louis,MO to Josephine Lavina JACO, she born MO 18 Apr 1868. Known children: Helen Marie (born May 1905), Sarah (Sally), Emmet and Jesse (Jesse may have been James's son by former marriage) - Helen was living in Calif by 1905 - probably with family members. Any information greatly appreciated

HINKLE, SAHAN posted by steven younts on Friday, July 24, 1998

Researching HINKLE and SAHAN families. Lewis HINKLE married Lucinda SAHAN between 1847 and 1858 in Cape Girardeau Co. Mo. They were the parents of Albert Layfayette HINKLE born between those dates. Any information appreciated.

FREDRICK, SLINKARD posted by John H. Greene on Friday, July 24, 1998

SLINKARD, FREDRICK Cape Gir. Co.

CONNELL, CRISWELL, DICKERSON, HOUK, KINDER, LINK, MABREY, MILLER, MORISON, POB, ROBERSON, SLINKARD, STRONG, TURNER, WHITE, WILKINSON posted by Cletis R Ellinghouse on Friday, July 24, 1998

An old Civil War muster-in-roll in my possession identifies the outfit as Co. C, 4th Battalion of Missouri Militia. I believe it is the 56th E.M.M. of Cape Girardeau County. H.Y. MABREY was the captain. T.J.O. MORISON, 1st lt.; James C.HOUK, 2nd lt.; sergeants: T.M. WHITE, Eli MILLER, Isaac N. MILLER, Samuel A. STRONG, J.C. CONNELL; corporals: J.M. ROBERSON, H.T. DICKERSON, Joel WILKINSON, Bradley CRISWELL, Wm. KINDER, Amos LINK, C.M. TURNER, James E. SLINKARD. 31 privates are listed. Can you identify the regiment from the names given? Listing of 47 soldiers gives age, complexion, height, and color of eyes. Will send photocopy of the complete list upon receipt of self-addressed stamped envelope to Cletis R. Ellinghouse, POB 277, Puxico, MO 63960. Did they serve in the 56th Enrolled Missouri Militia?

HOFFMEISTER posted by Candy Sullinger on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am researching the surname HOFFMEISTER. My grandfather was John Carlton Hoffmeister of Jackson, MO. I would be grateful for any help.

COKER, MASSEY posted by Ron Massey on Friday, July 24, 1998

Abijah Massey, B. 5/27/1815 S/O William, Candice (Edwards) Massey. He Moved To Cape Girdeau, Mo As He Appeared In The 1860 Census Of Mo.

LINK, VOLLBRECHT posted by Patricia Link Hovis on Friday, July 24, 1998

LINK I am seeking information concerning John LINK who was born in 1765 and married Mary VOLLBRECHT in Lincoln County, NC in 1786. John and Mary LINK both died in Cape Girardeau County, MO in January 1828. I would like to know who their children are and if there is any known family connection to my g-g-grandfather, Jacob Link who was born 02-04-1787, married Maria Margaretta Friday in Lincoln County, NC on 02-11-1823, and died 01-11-1876. I have been unable to find out who Jacob's parents are and since the dates line up, wondered if he would be the son of John and Mary LINK or some other relative. Information concerning their heirs may be helpful. Any help would be appreciated since I live in Lincoln County, NC and cannot be there to research personally.

COX posted by Cheri Astrahan on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for info on Thompson COX who had a land grant dated 8/1/38 in Cape Giradeau Co.

BUTCHER, FARRIS, FRANCIS, THACKER posted by Joyce Willhoit on Friday, July 24, 1998

Seeking information on William J. THACKER b. 8 May 1836, d. 25 Aug 1896 Baxter CO AR. On 25 Feb 1856 William THACKER m. (1) Malinda Milum b. 1832 TN; on 9 Sep 1866 m. (2) Eliza Jane FARRIS b. 11 Sep 1827, d. 24 Nov 1897 Baxter Co AR. William & Malinda had three children: Emline THACKER b. 4 Dec 1856; James Thomas THACKER b. 8 Nov 1859; and John Washington THACKER b. 11 May 1864. William & Eliza had four children: Mary THACKER b. 1 Oct 1867; Harvey A. THACKER b 17 Jan 1869; Ellen Margarette THACKER b. 13 Jan 1871; and William R. THACKER b. 21 Mar 1873. James Thomas THACKER (1859-1931) m. Belle BUTCHER (1887-1921). One of their sons, Marion FRANCIS, lived in Cape Girardeau, MO. Any information on the THACKER families would be appreciated.

BROCKMIRE, BUTCHER, HOBBS, JOHNSON, NIEDLING, ROUTH, TOOLEY posted by Joyce Willhoit on Friday, July 24, 1998

Marion Franklin HOBBS b. 5 Dec 1915 at Stotts City, MO; son of George HOBBS and Belle BUTCHER (1887-1922). Marion was raised by foster parents, John & Addie HOBBS of Jackson, MO; m. Syvilla M. BROCKMIRE b. 23 Mar 1908 at Egypt Mills, a dau of Fred BROCKMIRE and Anna NIEDLING, d. 5 Jan 1995 at Jacksonville, FL. Marion & Syvilla had one son, Gerald Lee HOBBS, b. 17 Mar 1933, d. 19 Dec 1989. Marion was an operating engineer for 44 years with Local 150 in Chicago, IL and retired in 1980 and moved to Cape Girardeau. Marion had three half-brothers: Ernest TOOLEY; Luther JOHNSON; and James ROUTH. Any information on these families would be appreciated.

BROCKMIRE, HOBBS, NIEDLING, WILHITE posted by Joyce Willhoit on Friday, July 24, 1998

Syvilla M. BROCKMIRE b. 23 Mar 1908 in Egypt Mills, a dau of Fred BROCKMIRE and Anna NIEDLING, d. 5 Jan 1995 at Jacksonville, FL. Syvilla m. Marion Franklin HOBBS b. 5 Dec 1915, d. 22 Oct 1995 at Cape Girardeau, MO. Entombent at Memorial Park Mausoleum. A son, Gerald Lee HOBBS b. 17 Mar 1933 at St. Louis, MO, m. Patsy ?, d. 19 Dec 1989 at Jacksonville, FL; two children. Syvilla was employed as a welder and shipfitter in Vallejo, CA during World War II. Syvilla & Marion moved to Cape Girardeau in 1980 from Chicago, IL where they had resided for 25 years. Siblings were; Frank BROCKMIRE, Dan BROCKMIRE, Mary BROCKMIRE m. WILHITE. Any information on these families would be greatly appreciated.

EDMONDS posted by J. Edmonds on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for any information on Edmonds from Cape Girardeau or Anna Ill. My grandparents were Everett And Ruby Edmonds (cummings). Everett's Father was Thomas Edmonds.

BREVARD posted by Paul Brevard on Friday, July 24, 1998

Please send any info you can find on BREVARDS

REED posted by Cindy Pierce on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking for information on William and Joseph REED who settled in the Bellevue area very early abt 1800.

DUNN, MARTIN, THOMPSON posted by William P.Blackwell Jr. on Friday, July 24, 1998

My ancestors John DUNN and son Samuel Godwin DUNN resided in Cape Girardeau Co MO at turn of 18th century. Samuel m. Margaret Jane MARTIN in Cape Girardeau 24 Mar 1808, he also married Margaret THOMPSON in Cape Girardeau. Samuel d.1846 in Shelby Co TN. Would like vital statistics on any of the above. Samuel was on the Commission that selected Jackson as the name for the county seat of Cape Girardeau. From where did the migrate, another state of another country?

LANDRETH, LANKFORD posted by Beverly Gibson on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for information on Etnia Elva LANKFORD father, last name may of been spelled LANDRETH is was supposed to of been a Methodist Minister he died at age 54. Believe he was probably a minister in Cape Girardeau Co.,MO as Etnia was born their in 1845 their. Any help would be gratly appreciated and willing to share what I have.

HALL, HARRISON posted by Edna Franklin on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for information on Emeline HARRISON who was born in Illinois and married William HALL. They were married in Illinois and moved to Cape Gireaudeau County in the late 1870's.Last place found was 1880 census.

CRISFIELD, HAMPTON, HASTY, LINVILLE, PRIBBLE posted by Nina Donahue on Friday, July 24, 1998

Searching for a Wm PRIBBLE, LYDIA WILLIAMS(CRISFIELD) any LINVILLE, HAMPTON, HASTY

UPTON posted by Charles W. Upton on Friday, July 24, 1998

looking for any information on the family of Charles N. UPTON b1873 d1961 who lived in Cape Girardeau 1920 Children Clara,Thelma,Charles J

SMITH, THOMAS posted by Lois Ketner Angel on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking far a Joseph (n) THOMAS. He was on the 1850 census. I am not sure if he was married in 1850, if he was his wife name would have been Lottie J SMITH. He raised Race Horses, and, I am looking far any thing on Joseph Thomas.Thank You Lois Ketner Angel lkangel@flash.net

AUSTIN, DOWDY posted by Colleen Austin on Friday, July 24, 1998

AUSTIN, James wife, DOWDY, Elmira children born in Cape Giradeau AUSTIN, william born 1917 AUSTIN, Irene born 1916

BROOKS posted by Connie(Brooks)Gibbar on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking for information and Obituaries on my relatives that died in Cape Girardeau,Mo. Leo BROOKS b:June 17,1897 d:Aug.1976 Frank Brooks b:March 12,1903 d:Aug.3,1996 Georgia Brooks b:May 15,1893 d:Aug.1972 Blanche Brooks B:Oct.5,1904 d:May 1977 Lillie Brooks b:Jan.18,1895 d:Oct.1985 Mary Brooks b:Feb.13,1933 d:Sept.1979 Minnie Brooks b:Sept.28,1890 d:Aug.1982 I would appreciate any information,and hearing from other relatives.

DIAL, GREEN, STEELE, WALTON posted by Valesca McMillian on Friday, July 24, 1998

JAMES C. STEELE b.7 Feb1802 N.C. md. CELIA GREEN 29 JAN 1826 CapeGirardeau. DAVID C. STEELE b. 18 Sept 1829. MATHEW EDWARD WALTON b.19 Feb 1844 in Mo., md. ELLEN DIAL. Need any info! Mathew E. Walton's father- MATHEW W. WALTON md. MARTHA J. BEATY.

GLOTH, HAHN, LEGGETT, SNIDER posted by James A. Gloth on Friday, July 24, 1998

If any one would have any informatoin on the surnames GLOTH, SNIDER, HAHN, LEGGETT would you please contact me. Thanks.

COX, WHITNEY posted by Cheri Astrahan on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for info on Thompson COX who married Nicy Jane WHITNEY Feb 23, 1837 in Cape Girardeau, Co, MO. I also found land grants for a Joseph WHITNEY on 6/10/1824 and Preston WHITNEY in 1843, 1848, and 1849. I wonder if these might be relatives of Nicy. I am trying to find out if Thompson is related to John F Cox Sr(1798-1874) of Andrew and Nodaway Counties.

BALDWIN, PRICE posted by Vicki Osborn on Friday, July 24, 1998

Thomas Harrison PRICE married Mary BALDWIN on 10-20-1836 near Commerce, Scott Co. Mo. He was from Cape Girardeau, Co. MO. Their children were: Thomas William Elizabeth Winafred Permelia Adaline Anna Eliza Edward Harrison Washington Charles Robert Benjamin Franklin Jefferson Richard

ERWIN posted by Ann Holmes on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for information on Joseph Pete "Turney" Erwin, b ~1893 in Obion CO, TN, lived in Cape Girardeau & Chaffee for adult life. Worked for 'Frisco Railroad. Married to Mary "Mamie" Horger Erwin, then a Marge ? Erwin, and later Fred Slaughter's widow, Emma. I am his granddaughter and stuck on going further in research. Any & all info appreciated!

COPELAND, JAMES posted by Kim Copeland on Friday, July 24, 1998

I discovered today that James Copeland received land in Missouri about 1813. I'm hoping to find out if this is the same James Copeland that sold land in Elizabeth Township, Allegheny Co. Pennsylvania in 1811 and 1814. If your have any information about Copeland's i the White Water, Girardeau area would you please let me know? Thanks, Kim Copeland

MCCLARD, TRICKEY, WADKINS, WATKINS posted by Cheryl Pitts on Friday, July 24, 1998

Seeking information on Lewis Thomas WADKINS/WATKINS. B. 11 July 1838 in Cape Girardeau Co, MO to John Wadkins & Jane P. MCCLARD. He married Sarah Catherine TRICKEY 13 Apr 1858. Did they have any children?

BOEHLKE, BOELKE posted by Joseph Boehlke on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am trying to verify the birth of Paul Herman Boehlke, 4 March 1871 in Jackson, Cape Girardeau, Mo. Any information or assistance would be appreciated. Family was orig. from Prairie du chien, Wisconsin as recorded in census of 1870 and 1880. However other info leads us to believe that Paul was born in Jackson, Mo but we have been unable to verify.

TINNIN posted by Mary Margaret Tinnin Barberma on Friday, July 24, 1998

Where did William Tinnin, Justice of the Peace, Cape Girardo, member of Bollinger settlers come from? Who were his parents? Son of Col. Hugh Tinnin of Tenn. came to live next door to him, family names suggest relations.

GRAHAMS, HOUCHINS, TURNERS posted by Dottie Garcia on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am just starting my research on my family. After helping a good friend of mine do his research on his family, in our county, Schuylkill County, PA. I have grown vry interested in Genealogy and starting my own families history. Any info I can get will be greatly appreciated. Most of my Fathers family lived in Southeast Mo. Sikeston, Malden, Cape Giradeau and surrounding smaller towns.

BOYD posted by Diana Evans Clark on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking for the familly of David E. Boyd. He was born in Cape Girardeau, MO in 1802. He moved to Van Buren, AR when he was grown. He married Ruth Enlow about 1828. Thanks for any help. Diana

BRAWNER, COX, SCHRUM, SHRUM posted by Charlene Carter Piercey on Friday, July 24, 1998

SHRUM SARAH REBECCA BRAWNER WILLIS need info for 1870 cenus to seee if she in Missouri. If she is buried there. Daughter Martha Jane Willis & Elizabeth(Betty) borned there. Any HELP. Charlene Carter Piercey 105 Lloyd St., LaFayette, Tenn. 37083 or email at cpiercey@nctc.com

BRAWNER, COX, SCHRUM, SHRUM posted by Charlene Carter Piercey on Friday, July 24, 1998

SHRUM SARAH REBECCA BRAWNER WILLIS need info for 1870 cenus to seee if she in Missouri. If she is buried there. Daughter Martha Jane Willis & Elizabeth(Betty) borned there. Any HELP. Charlene Carter Piercey 105 Lloyd St., LaFayette, Tenn. 37083 or email at cpiercey@nctc.com

HIGHTOWER, WILLIS posted by Charlene Carter Piercey on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for a Mary F. WILLIS or HIGHTOWER, she was listed in 1880 cenus of Tenn. Macon Co. no recored of her later. Als aMartha Jane Willis. Her father Daniel Willis may be bur. in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Charlene Carter Piercey, 105 Lloyd St. LaFayette, Tenn. 37083

MCGIMPSEY posted by Don Hutcherson on Friday, July 24, 1998

searching for any information on the Mcgimpsey surname in Cape Girardeau between 1800 and 1850

ELI, RHODES posted by Barb Rhodes on Friday, July 24, 1998

Eli Was Born 1822 I Beleive In Mo. He Married A Mary Ann Bess. No Knowned Dates To This. Need Info On Eli Parents And Mary'S Parents, Also They Had A Son Named Jacob,Born1843. Need Info On Him And Who He Married. His Son Was Named Leander Rhodes Born1879 And Married A Cora Lincoln She Was Born 1884. All The Rhodes Work Lived And Died In One Of These Towns Bollinger,Cape Girardeau Esther Schrum Perryvillie Flat River Any Info Would Be Greatly Appreciate

CRADER, SLINKARD posted by Arnold Owens on Friday, July 24, 1998

Edgar Loyd And Anita Pearl (Slinkard) Crader Lived In Jackson Until 1967 Or 1968. Had Five Children Maxine, Geneveia, Jolene, Boyce And Jeannine Crader. Originally From Bullinger Cty.

AMELUNKE, KLUSMANN posted by Marcine Lohman (Amelung) on Friday, July 24, 1998

Researching Christian AMELUNKE and Marie KLUSMANN both born in Klein Rhnden, Braunschweig, (Neidersachsen) Germany. Immigrated to US in 1846. Resided in Gordonville, MO until their deaths.

HAMAN posted by William Taylor Haman on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking for information on the HAMAN(N) family. They arrived in Cape Girardau in the mid 1850's.

BIRLEW posted by Gloria (Birlew) Hursey on Friday, July 24, 1998

Seeking any information regarding the surname BIRLEW in Cape Girardeau Co. and any location. Will greatly appreciate hearing of any BIRLEW information during any time period. Gloria (Birlew) Hursey Ghursey2@aol.com

JONES, SULLIVAN, SULLIVANS posted by Nancy Sullivan on Friday, July 24, 1998

Searching for descendants of Dan Allan SULLIVAN b.6-25-1891 (TN?) died 3-1979 Cape Girardeau Mo. Married Lorene JONES b.ca 1900, died 12-1987 Cape Girardeau Mo. They had a son Dan Allan SULLIVAN, JR. Need to make contact with him or any of his siblings or children, to determine if he is related to Tipton Co., TN. SULLIVANS. Thanks. Nancy Sullivan NSull7@aol.com

CLIPPARD, POWELL posted by wanda Powell OBryan on Friday, July 24, 1998

Peter POWELL born in 1846, in Ky. Moves onto Cape Girardeau County, Missiouri, where marries a M.J.Clippard. He is the son of Thomas and Ester Mills Powell. Have lots of info to share. Thanks!!!

LINDE, LINDLEY, LINDLY, LINDSAY, LINDY, VOELKER posted by Jan Sparks on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for any information on Jacob LINDY and/or Emily VOELKER.

GOZA, RUNNION posted by Dawn Brotherton on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking for any information on Albert GOZA and Marcissee RUNNION. They weere married in 1870. They had 1 daughter that we are aware of. Ellen A. GOZA. I believe they came from Tennessee to Missouri. Albert GOZA died in 1874.

BANNON, MCDOWELL, VANCE, WILSON posted by Patty Foley on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking for more information about: John WILSON born in NC, married Jane McDOWELL both died in Cape Giraardeau County, Mo about 1837? 8 of the 10 Children: Mary Evaline b. 1814 m. John B. O'Bannon Margaret b.1815 m. George Washington O'Bannon Joseph b.1816 NC John Harrim William Baley b. 1830 James White b.1831 Purcious Melvina b.1834 Sarah b. 1821 Who was John Wilson's father and mother?

BANNON, MCDOWELL, VANCE, WILSON posted by Patty Foley on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking for more information about: John WILSON born in NC, married Jane McDOWELL both died in Cape Giraardeau County, Mo about 1837? 8 of the 10 Children: Mary Evaline b. 1814 m. John B. O'Bannon Margaret b.1815 m. George Washington O'Bannon Joseph b.1816 NC John Harrim William Baley b. 1830 James White b.1831 Purcious Melvina b.1834 Sarah b. 1821 Who was John Wilson's father and mother?

MAIZE posted by Jeff Colvin on Friday, July 24, 1998

I Am Looking For Information On George Washington Maize. He Was Born On 01/02/1798 In Pennsylvania And Dies On 05/11/1829 In Cape Gerardeau, Mo. He Married Araminta Hays, Daughter Of George Hays And Sally Byrd. He Was A Veteran Of The War Of 1812. Thank You For Your Assistance.

FUNKHOUSER, JACOBS posted by David L. McMonigle on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am seeking family line information on James Clinton FUNKHOUSER (1856-????) and his wife, Sarah Inez JACOBS (1859- ????) who moved from Crittendan County, Kentucky to somewhere in the Southeastern corner of Missouri (including Cape Girardeau County) sometime between 1910-1920 with some or all of their ten identified children. The children are: 1. Arthur (1878) 2. Lillian Clyde (1880) 3. Ekie Ethel (1881) 4. George Thomas (1885) 5. Allie Francis (1887) 6. Benjamin Phenis (1888) 7. Burnice Beulah (1893) 8. Holly Lillie (1894) 9. John Philip (1896) 10. Cleta Agnes (Clytie) (1901) I have not been able to track any of these children or any descendants they may have had.

BANNON, VANCE, WILSON posted by Patty Wilson Foley on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for information about: John WILSON, born NC about 1790?, married Jane McDowell, both were farmers in Cape Girardeau Co, MO, John died 1837 in Cpe Gir. Co, MO, Jane died ? Their children are: Mary Evaline, born 1814 NC, married John B. O'Bannon, 15 Aug 1833 Margaret, born 1815 NC, married George Wash. O'Bannon 8 Nov 1836 Joseph, born 1816 NC, married Mary Vance John Harrim, born ? William Baley, born 1830 James White, born 1831 Purcious Melvina, born 1834 Sarah, born 1821 married Philip SCHELL

CLIPPARD, POWELL posted by Wanda Powell Obryan on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for Peter POWELL who marries MJ CLIPPARD and have maybe four children.. I have located them in the 1880 census. Listed as living in Cape Girardeau Co., Mo. With one daughter named Willie who is four years old. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!!!

COOK, PLANT posted by Michael Ann Coker on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for any info on my ancestor Susan Jane COOK. She was born in 1849 in TN but I believe the family moved to Cape Girardeau County soon after. Susan recalled swimming in the MS River as a child w/ her two brothers (first names unk); she also remembered being raided by Yankees. Her father __ COOK was a merchant; her mother's maiden name was PLANT.

BYRD, DAVIS, KELSO, LAWRENCE posted by Tina on Friday, July 24, 1998

George LAWRENCE and wife, Elizabeth BYRD came to Cape Girardeau, MO from NC. After death of George, Elizabeth remarried William KELSO. One son of George and Elizabeth Martin Byrd LAWRENCE married Maria Hart DAVIS in Cape Girardeau on 12 Jan 1823. Martin and Maria were in TX by 1835 - Grimes Co., TX. Would be happy to share any info I have. I am seeking info on Maria Hart DAVIS' family/parentage. Also, any info on Elizabeth BYRD's family/etc. Thank You in advance.

BANNON, BOLLINGER, ELLIOTT, GOLDEN, HENDRICKS, KEMP, MCDOWELL, MILLER, SCHELL, TINNIN, VANCE, WILSON posted by Diane Y. Smith Royer on Friday, July 24, 1998

Researching families of WILSON, MCDOWELL O'BANNON, TINNIN, HENDRICKS, SCHELL, MILLER, ELLIOTT, VANCE, KEMP and GOLDEN families, in the Missouri counties of Cape Girardeau, Wayne, Madision, Bollinger, and Dent counties. Were any of these families part to the group that BOLLINGER brought from NC to Cape Girardeau?

BRUINGTON, LAIL, WILLIAMS posted by Carl Phillips on Friday, July 24, 1998

Abraham B. WILLIAMS was born 1848. In 1870 he married Rosa LAIL. Rosa died 1871 and Abraham married Mary Ann PROFFER SNIDER. They lived at Whitewater, Cape Girardeau Co. Abraham had brothers, John and James and + brother Truman BRUINGTON. Who were Abraham's parents??

BRINTLINGERS, RAY posted by Rita DonCarlos on Friday, July 24, 1998

Seeking information of Cora RAY who married ? BRINTLINGER. She lived in Cape Girardeau and owned a Beauty shop I at one time I believe. Her father Marion RAY was a lawyer at Bernie, Mo. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you....Rita....RDoncarlos@aol.com

ALLEN, SMITH posted by Tammy Jo nee Aufdenberg Lueders on Friday, July 24, 1998

Searching for information on the parental relationship of EMMA JANE SMITH b.Feb.1873 m.March,1898 to Frederick Allen. Emma lived in the Bollinger/Cape Girardeau County area around March,1898 when she gave birth to a son, RAY SMITH ALLEN...she was not married at the time. After she married, she gave birth to two more children, Lawrence Allen b.1901, and Ruth Allen b.1903. Ray Smith Allen was my grandfather. I'm trying to find any information on his mother, Emma, and her parents, whose names I do not know. Emma Jane Smith Allen was buried in the Allen Family Cemetary in Bollinger County, MO. Thank you in advance. :o)

BOYD posted by Diana Evans Clark on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking for the family of David E. BOYD b. 1802 in Cape Girardeau, MO and m. Ruth Enlow b.1810 in OH. Thanks Diana

BAKER, LEDBETTER posted by Ginny Ledbetter on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking for marriage of Pleasant LEDBETTER to Elizabeth BAKER Married July 03,1831 or 1832 ? Also birth of daughter Catherine born June 26,1832 in Cape Girardeau. Any help will be appreciated

DENEKE, GOZA, HARTMAN, OBERBECK posted by Louis W. Overbeck on Friday, July 24, 1998

Frederick Oberbeck, came to Cape Girardeau county in 1846 can fiind no record of him after his wife died in 1850.,only have record of two lof his children.

GHOLSON, GOLSON, WILLIAMS posted by Jan Curtis on Friday, July 24, 1998

Is this the county that would have records for landowners, etc. for 1821 when Becknell formed the Trading Co. for Santa Fe. All signers for this Company were to meet at EZEKIAL WILLIAM's farm on the Missouri, about five miles above Franklin. Need info. on this WILLIAM family and any GHOLSONS (GOLSONS) who may have been in this area at the same time. Thanks!

PINKLEY, POGUE, ROSE, THESAREAU posted by Lewis Pinkley on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for Pinkley,Pogue,Thesareau,Rose in the iron cty,St. Francois cty, Silver mines, Roselle area

CLORE posted by Charles M. Ireland on Friday, July 24, 1998

Seeking information on children of William T. (Bill) and Marcella CLORE born in Cape Girardeau in early 1940s. Bill Clore was killed during military service in 1943-44.

HUTTEGGER, KRAML, STEINER posted by Carolyn Bening on Friday, July 24, 1998

Need names of parents and any siblings: Johann HUTTEGGER, b. 1837 Schladming, Styria, Austria; immigrated to New Wells, Cape Girardeau Cty, MO early 1860s; m Elisabeth STEINER b. 1848 Schladming, Styria, AUS. Marie Fransiska KRAML b. 1857 Schladming, Styria, AUS, immigrated to New Wells, Cape Girardeau County, MO, m. Josef Perr 1874 in New Wells.

GIBONEY, RAMSEY posted by Leslie Giboney on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking for any information regarding the family of Alexander and Rebecca (RAMSEY) GIBONEY, especially the parentage of an Alexander GIBONEY born in 1805.

TOWNSEND, WILLIE posted by Jody Tomarchio on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for relatives of a Mrs. W. R. Townsend, Cape Girardeau, Mo. She is listed in my great- uncle's obituary as his half sister. Which means she should have been a half sister to my grandmother, Inez Willie Schlaeger. I would like to know more about her and her parentage as I am having trouble finding info on my great-grandparents. There is also a John Willie (brother to my grandmother) who lived in Fisk Missouri.

PULLAM, PULLIAM, PULLUM posted by Carol Krajnik on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for relatives with the above surname or researchers looking for Pullam, Pullum, Pulliam. There was a Thomas Pullum living in the area in 1908 and also a Robert Pullum. Please e- mail with ANY information you may have. The family had mostly lived in the Union and Webster Counties of Kentucky.

ENDERLE, RANKIN posted by David EnderleThey settled in the Fo on Friday, July 24, 1998

ENDERLE, RANKIN Looking for family, or pssible relatives of Andrew J. ENDERLE. He was originally from Baden, Germany. He married Margaret RANKIN in Missouri, probably in 1854 or 1855.

WILKERSON posted by Joy Dupy on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking for information on the James WILKERSON family listed in the 1850 MO census in Cape Girardeau county. Any assistance or information would be appreciated at the above e-mail address, or JDPots@msn.com Thanks - JD

BRICKEY posted by Carl Edward Brickey on Friday, July 24, 1998

JOHN SMITH BRICKEY b. Nov. 02, 1791, Richmond Co., VA. m. Jan. 21, 1819, Potosi., MO. Susan Horde d. May 24, 1872, St. Louis, MO.

HAMILTON, SMITH posted by Jacqueline Fredericks on Friday, July 24, 1998

I am looking for the Jess Smith and Allie JOHN SMITH BRICKEY JOHN SMITH BRICKEY children and grandchildren. Jess and Allie married in Cape Girardeau March 17th, 1912. They had 2 boys Willis and Glennard. Glen had 2 children, a son Douglas and a daughter Norma Lee. Jess died at a young age and Allie left Glen and Willis to be raised by her sister Daisie Hamilton. Glennard's daughter Norma married James F Miget, son of Harry Miget.

SLANKARD posted by Pam Miller on Friday, July 24, 1998

Searching for parents/siblings of William Henry SLANKARD, born abt 1900 in Cape Girardeau Co. Any SLANKARD information will be appreciated--thanks for yourhelp!!

BRUHL, DANKENBRING, OHLEY, SCHAEFER posted by Katherine Lund on Friday, July 24, 1998

John & Gertrude (OHLEY) SCHAEFER came to this country around 1854. There is also a Phillip SCHAEFER that settled in and around Applecreek MO. Is this his brother? Is there any research on the Zion Methodist Church and the Cemetery that is in Applecreek? I am interested in the Church records, have they been microfilmed does any one know?

RUNNELLS posted by Barbara Dean on Friday, July 24, 1998

Seeking info on Eliza Jane RUNNELLS who was born about 1832 in Missouri. She married Elza Bailey in April 1847 in Pike County MO, but it is thought that her family came from Cape Girardeau MO. She and Elza resided in Calhoun Co IL, except for about five years in the 1850's when they lived near Marion Iowa. She died in December 1860 in Calhoun Co. IL.

CARL, FREDERICK posted by Charles R Carl on Friday, July 24, 1998

Seeking info John FREDERICK & Mary Ann Bell CARL. Had son Joseph Thomas, b 8/17/1902 Cape Girardeau MO, d Elmira NY 1969. Did John & Mary d in Cape Girardeau?

BOGGESS posted by Roberta Summers on Friday, July 24, 1998

Am seeking information on Joel & Fanny BOGGESS who moved to Cape Girardeau County Missouri sometime around 1821 from Union County Illinois. They had a son Richard and a daughter Nancy that I know of. Nancy married Johnson Summers and lived in Tazewell County Illinois. Did Joel & Fanny stay in Cape Girardeau County until their death or did they go west? Any help would be appreciate and I am willing to share.


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