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Dunklin County, Missouri
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19 September 1997 to :27 October 1997




Dunklin, Co Missouri Queries & Surnames


DATE:27 October 1997
NAME:Pat Oliver

SURNAMES:ROSS; McCRACKEN; GOWEN/GOWAN
I am searching for info related to the family and descendants of Harry Ross who was married to Cynthia Elizabeth "Lizzie" McCracken, daughter of John L. McCracken, on 5 April 1883 in Dunklin Co. I'm also interested in the parents and siblings of Eudora Gowen/Gowan who was amrried to Willis Machen McCracken, son of John L. McCracken on 22 April 1893 in Dunklin Co. Any information would be most welcome. Thanks.


DATE: 16 October 1997
NAME:George Rowland


SURNAMES:SHELTON; BURTON
R.B.Shelton was born in 1860. In 1880 he was living in Holcomb Island Township in Dunklin County. He married Florence L. Burton in abt 1883. She and two of her small children are buried in the SE corner of Pine City Cemetery south of Holcomb in Dunklin Co. Need to know when and where R.B. Shelton died or any information of this type.


DATE:16 October 1997
NAME:Brenda Scoby Nikirk

SURNAMES:COOK; LONG; SCOBY
Looking for info on Benjamin Cook, b May 1867. Appeared in Dunklin Co census 1900, with wife Amanda Francis(Fannie)Long Cook, b Oct 1870. Their children were John, b 1889; Willie b 1893; Mary, b 1895; Ruby, b 1896. Ruby Adeline Cook married John Thomas Leetho Scoby. Any info appreciated. Thanks.


DATE:16 October 1997
NAME:Monica Van Ness

SURNAMES:LIGHTFOOT; WETHERS/WEATHERS, HOWARD; KNOTTS
Researching the following surnames in Dunklin Co: Lightfoot; Wethers/Weathers; Howard and Knotts. Will be happy to trade info.


DATE: 8 October 1997
NAME:Linda Pagel

SURNAMES:FOSTER; CORDER; CAUDLE; HARRIS; LESTER
Would like to share with anyone researching these names in Dunklin and Pemiscot Counties. Thanks.


DATE 4 October 1997
NAME:Sheila Young

SURNAMES:YOUNG; COLLINS; BASS; PHILHOURS
Looking for family of Walter William Young, b in TN abt 1881. Married Eva Collins, dau of G.P. & Martha Collins of Senath, MO. Children of the Youngs include Jesse Pillow(1906 - my gf), John and Gladys. Also related to Guss Bass and made Philhours. I have a lot on their family.


DATE: 4 October 1997
NAME:Kay Fleming

SURNAMES:HOPPER; FLEMING
Jimina J.Hopper, b 1829, married Erasmus Fleming in Gibson Co., TN and then possibly moved to Dunklin Co., MO by 1870 or 1880. Does anyone have any info about this couple?


DATE: 4 October 1997
NAME:Catherine Wright

SURNAMES:SOLVER; McDONALD
Robert Anderson Slover and Lucinda Tennessee McDonald were married in Malden Township, Dunklin County, before 1878. they had at least one child, listed variously as Isabelle Jane, Jennie Belle and Jenna Bell. Any info about them at all would be appreciated. jennie married Charles Franklin Stafford in McAlester OK (IT) in 1898. Robert Slover married Martha by 1888 and had several more children.


DATE: 4 October 1997
NAME:Doris Bucher

SURNAMES:BARKER; GRISSOM
Researching Barker and Grissom. My grandparents were Mandy Barker and William Grissom. They lived in Dunklin Co, but I believe they came from TN. My great-grandfather's name was Wilson Grissom and great-grandmother's name was Sally Horton. Is anyone researching the Grissom name of TN? They lived in Arbyrd until they passed on.


DATE:27 September 1997
NAME:Jasper Green Pennington

SURNAMES:LEE; PENNINGTON
Mary Ann Lee Pennington(1838-1926) & two brothers Mallie Lee & Ellie Lee(1854-1924). Want birth date and place info on any of the above. All lived in Campbell or nearby.


DATE: 27 September 1997
NAME:Darrel Worley

SURNAMES:WILKERSON; FLEENER; HENNING; BIBLE
Would like to correspond wih anyone researching or having knowledge of Wilkerson, Fleener, Henning or Bible families of the Kennett, MO area. They probably settled there in the late 1800's or very early 1900's, moving there from the Louisville, Clay Co., IL area. They probably were children and grandchildren of Charles Wilkerson & Margaret Bryan of Clay Co.


DATE: 27 September 1997
NAME:Linda Henry


SURNAMES:WILLARD; SAYLORS
Searching for Thomas Ellarson Willard, b Dec 1868, d 2 Sept 1946. Thomas may also have been known as T.E.Willard. His wife was Winnie Missouri Saylors, b 1871, d 1930. they had 4 children. Thomas was a Baptist preacher. the family resided mainly in Kennett, MO. My grandfather was John Ott Willard, born 1901 in Kennett. I need info concerning Thomas and Winnie - they are John's parents.


DATE: 23 September 1997
NAME:Shari

SURNAMES:FROMAN; PRIDE
Searching for info about David W. Froman and his wife, Ora Frances Pride. Ora was an orphan and I am uncertain if Pride is her natural or foster surname. Ora was born in MO in 1889 and I believe my grandparents have relatives in Campbell, MO. David was born in IN in 1889. I believe they married in MO abt 1914. Any info appreciated.


DATE: 23 September 1997
NAME:Willis Paul Funk, Jr.

SURNAMES:JOHNS; FUNK
Seeking info on Louis Paul Johns and his wife Ollie. They lived in Clarkton, MO and owned grocery stores in Clarkton and Parma, MO. They were parents of 4 daughters: Cora, Maggie, Minnie and Hettie Elizabeth. Hettie Elizabeth Johns married Edward Mason Funk and is my grandmother. Louis Paul Johns and Ollie would be my great-grandparents. I would like any info I can get about these two: when and where married; Ollie's maiden name; where born and from when and when did they come to MO. All replies answered.


DATE: 19 September 1997
NAME:Darrel Worley

SURNAMES:UPCHURCH
Looking for anyone in the Malden, Mo area who is researching the Upchurch family. I have a photograph which was supposed to have been taken about 1898(pretty good condition)of a young man who is supposed to have been King Upchurch. If it fits their family, they can have it.


DATE: 19 September 1997
NAME:Randy Wright


SURNAMES:WRIGHT; WALTRIP
Looking for info on Wright, Waltrip families in Dunklin Co, especially Clarkton area, specifically Obarr Wright and Fann Waltrip who moved from Paducah,KY abt 1890-1900. Probably married in Dunklin Co. Need to know parents' names.


DATE: 19 September 1997
NAME:Joeline Webber

SURNAMES:TAYLOR
Seeking all descendants of Jacob Taylor (1784-1842) who settled near Hornersville in 1830. His children were Philip Fulbright, Benjamin, Elizabeth, John, William, Jacob Hamilton and Nancy. Descendants of Philip F. are known to have lived in the area as late as 1917.


DATE:19 September 1997
NAME:Nancy Baum

SURNAMES:McCLURE; BURTON; WILKINS
Looking for info on Josepf J.F. Burton married to Elizabeth Wilkins. They had 5 children: Martha, John, Julia, Thomas and Katherine. Katherine, born 1880, married George W. McClure in Paragould, AR. George was listed as a boarder in Nellie Webb house and was listed as city marshall. This had to be around 1900 when my grandparents were married(Katherine & George) and they lived in Dunklin County around this time. Would appreciate any information. Thank you.


DATE:19 September 1997
NAME:Kathy Harmon


SURNAMES:HARMON; RAY
Searching for info on the surname Harmon & Ray. Family knowledge is very limited. The only info we have is obtained from Dunklin Co Census in 1900, 1910 and 1920. The 1900 census shows Clarence Harmon, b Sept 1891 living with the Peter D. Shafer family, working as a laborer. The 1910 shows him with the same family working as a servant. The 1920 shows him married to Sarah Ray with two children: Ruby and L.W.(Louise). It is believed that he owned a barber shop in Gibson, MO and that the Ray family owned a large farm in that area. Clarence died in the early 1930's. Sarah then married a man by the name of Birchett. Any info greatly appreciated.


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