NAME: Forrest W. Adams
I am looking for info. on My Grand Parents. William S. Adams And
Mary E. Adams (Smith). They lived in New Madrid County When My
father Forrest M.(Curley) Adams
was born 8-13-1915. At that time William was 36 and Mary was 26.
He was born in Kentucky and She in Indiana. My father had older
Brothers John and Clyde, and a younger Brother Earl. He had
younger sisters Goldie and Dorthey. Info on any of the siblings
might help also. My fathers birth record indicates that a Dr.
Blackman of Parma registered his birth.
JOSEPH C. ALLEN b abt 1795, d 1837 New Madrid Co., Mo. mrd
MARTHA DAUGHERTY, a part Cherokee Indian b abt 1795 in Georgia.
She died 1866 per probate, STEPHAN A GOULDE, Adm. When JOSEPH
C.ALLEN died, MARTHA (DAUGHERTY) ALLEN KNIGHTON (MRS MOSES
KNIGHTON) was the Admin. of the estate. MOSES KNIGHTON died
1855. MOSES KNIGHTON And MARTHA had the following children:
James b. abt 1840, Mo; PLATO KNIGHTON; REBECCA KNIGHTON AND
ZACHARIAH T. KNIGHTON. I believe the father and mother of
Martha (DAUGHERTY) ALLEN KNIGHTON was WILLIAM DAUGHERTY and
SARAH BUNCH, SARAH a full-blood Cherokee Indian maiden with
favored status. They were from Georgia. Martha was born in Ga
so says the 1850 census. The children of JOSEPH C. ALLEN and
MARTHA were SARAH ANN b. abt 1825 d. after 1845 mrd RANDOLPH
CHEEK; JOHN FRANKLIN ALLEN b. 7 March, 1829, New Madrid, d. 2
Jan 1879, Cleburne, Johnson County,Texas mrd #1 SUSAN WRIGHT (at
the home of the LEES) of New Madrid and #2 CAROLINE COLEMAN
(KUHLMANN) of Van Buren, Arkansas; MARY ANN ALLEN b. abt 1827
New Madrid, mrd #1 DANIEL JACKSON, #2 THOMPSON SHANKS; JOSEPH
MATHEW ALLEN b. abt 1831, New Madrid, d Feb 1861, New Madrid,
per probate mrd MARY JOHNSON in New Madrid. Per deed of JOHN
FRANKLIN ALLEN, this family lived in the community of Mathew,
New Madrid Co., Mo. MATHEW ALLEN of Cape Girardeau was the
father of JOSEPH ALLEN. He died 1837, also and their probates
were going on at the same time. Would like to correspond with
someone of this family. Trying to find out where MATHEW ALLEN
of Cape Girardeau came from and who his wife was.
HARRIS, JAMES CARMEL
HARRIS, WILLIAM WASHINGTON
ANDERSON, NORA ALICE
I'M LOOKING FOR ANY INFORMATION ON THE BAILEY AND PIERCE
FAMILY OF GIDEON. I NEED INFO PRIOR TO THE MARRIAGE OF VITICE
BAILEY TO WILLIAM RUSSELL PIERCE SR. I BELIEVE VITICE PIERCE'S
MOTHER'S NAME IS HATTIE BAILEY. SHE WAS MARRIED TO CHARLIE
BAILEY. THANK YOU FOR ALL OF YOUR HELP. JENNIFER
Mary Baldwin b. 8-8-1813 New Madrid Co. MO
John Washington Baldwin b. 12-2-1815 in New Madrid Co. MO
Winafred Baldwin b. 12-16-1818 in New Madrid Co. MO
Their parents were John Baldwin b. 10-26-1771 in Frederick Co.
Va and Rachel Wellborn b. 12-31-1778 in Washington Co. Ga. They
were married in Cape G. MO on 1-25-1796.
I request information concerning William M. Paxton
and Lula Barrett who lived in New Madrid county, Como twp as per
the 1910 census under the rented residence of Williams.
The facts that I have: Wm Paxton married
Galaphia Wilkerson \como/1903...........Wm Paxton married Lula
Barrett\Mississippi cnty/1906...........My grandfather born at
Como/1910.........my grandfather's birth given name was William
Carl Paxton (later he was known as Kenneth Paxton and passed
away in Okla.)
1880 census shows a Wm Paxton as a child of
Amos(Amen)(Amis) Paxton of Como. I believe this Amos is the one
that married at Stoddard county to Elisa E. Rice year of 1874
BEAVERS / HAGEN / LEACH /
SCOTT / WRIGHT
Any information appreciated on any named: Christopher Columbus
(b?; d? place?) who married Mary BEAVERS (b?; d? place?) on Jul
in New Madrid. Their daughter Nancy Drusella WRIGHT (b Oct 26,
Mar 22, 1933 in New Madrid) married William David SCOTT (b Sep
KY?; d Feb 2, 1881 in MO).
Children of Nancy and David were: Mary Elizabeth SCOTT (b Feb 4,
MO; d 1972 in CA; Fannie SCOTT (b?; d Oct 28, 1904? in MO?)
STEERS?; Florence SCOTT (b?; d?) married RUTLEDGE?, infant Sally
SCOTT (b 1880?; d 1881? in MO). After Henry David Scott died
Drusella (Scott) Wright married SHIELDS.
Mary Elizabeth SCOTT married (Sep 11, 1891) to Henery Oscar
1863; d: 1899); their children Exia Thelma LEACH (b Jul 15, 1892
Sikeston; d Aug 1974) married Helmer HAGEN; Elsie LEACH (b Oct
Sikeston; d 1980) married HAWKINS; James LEACH (b?; d?); William
LEACH (b ? d ?). After husband's death Mary Elizabeth Scott
married Wilson BRYEANS (Aug 8, 1900 then divorced?) Son Harvey
(b?; d 1959?).
Mary (My g grandmother) ran a boarding house in Morehouse until
when she married James Lincoln TALBOT and moved to his farm in
Nebraska. I will be glad to share any info I have with others.
NAME: Wendy Waltman
BECK / BRIDGES / FILO / GAINS
/ HILL / JACKSON / JAMES
I am researching these surnames in Madrid County. The families
either lived there a long time, had children born there, married
or died in the county. I am also looking for information on the
JAMES GANG, since I understand that they are somehow connected
to the following surnames. Anyone researching the same
surnames, please contact me: Wendy Waltman Paddison, 2700
Shimmons Box 235, Auburn Hills, Mi 48326
BRIDGES, HILL, FILO, WALTMAN, HINDEN, MCILWAIN, WOOLARD, GAINS,
JACKSON, BECK, EVENS, BURTON, CAPASTRANT, SAMPLES, DARNELL,
QUICK, DEMOSS, WHEELER.
BELL, CLARENCE, born May 11, 1900 in Morehouse, Mo.
father Oscar Bell born
in 1866. Mother? Brothers and sisters: Clinton, Catherine,
Any info appreciated! email@example.com
NAME: Mary Lou Litton Smith
My ggrandmother Lucinda BOGGS was born in 1850 to Anthony and
McNamer Boggs of Scioto, Co. Ohio. In the 1860 census Lucinda
family including a brother and sister were living in McCracken
Shortly after all the family except Lucinda died. When and
her family die.
In the 1860's Lucinda Boggs had married ? Duncan.
The 1870 census list Lucinda Duncan is 19 years old and living
Everett household in Fulton Co, Ky. Their mailing address was
Who was the Duncan and where did they get married? Did Lucinda
Duncan divorce or did he die?
Send any info to Mary Lou Litton Smith,
838 Scott's Chapel Rd
Tilene, Ky 42083
My name is JoAnn, I am searching for info on my Grandfather John
BOWMAN, m Agnes JUSTICE 1894 in Union County IL., he died in New
County 1951. I really need info on his parents William J. BOWMAN
Amanda BRIDGES. They were in IL when John L. was born. ALSO--I
newspaper from Lilbourn MO, it is the SEMO NEWS, Sept 28 1978.
front page there is a picture of some men standing in a bar in
If anyone has any idea or would be willing to have me send them
to see the year and the bar they are in. other men in the
picture are, Mr.
BOWMAN, Andy WILSON, Felix DILLARD, Dave SCHAFFER, Charles JONES
SIMPSON. I am almost positive that the Mr. BOWMAN is my
grandfather----but you never know. Thanks for any help you can
NAME: Dona S. Bradley
BRADLEY / CHANCE / DOLAN /
I am seeking information about the family of James Andrew
Bradley of New Madrid or Marston, around 1900. He married Anna
Elizabeth Bradley and their son Marks Edward Bradley married
Maggie Lucille Lynch about 1930, daughter of James A. Lynch.
James A. Lynch was married to Victoria Chance. Any information
about these individuals would be greatly appreciated.
NAME: Tracy Brandon-Thomas
John Philip BRANDON and his wife Luella (Ella) Hughes BRANDON
Missouri from Tennessee around 1902. Thier children were Tom
Mary Ann (Mollie),
John Daniel, Elizabeth, Lena, Pearl, and Benjamin Harrison
BRANDON. I know
that John and Luella were living in Canalou in the late
Luella died from pneumonia on 02 February 1930. She was buried
in the Big
Opening Community Cemetery. Thier daughter Elizabeth KELLEY also
around that same time as did thier grandson John BRANDON, son of
Tom C. and
Cora Brice BRANDON. Tom and Cora moved all around New Madrid
Co. in the
1920's. They were a family of farmers. I am interested in
anyone who knows of or has in thier possession any records of
and thier life in New Madrid Co.
P.O. Box 207
Portageville, MO 63873
NAME: Alice Albright
I am seeking information, (census records, marriage record,
Henry C. BRANNON b. abt.1890, d. 1924 and Alice Girtrude TROUT
b. 1888 in
Illinois, d. 1920. They married between 1910 and 1914. Alice
Point Pleasant in 1910 with her mother and daughter, Girtrude,
first marriage. Henry and Alice had Truma Grace Brannon 6/14/14
and a son
named Aaron. I am most interested in parents names of Henry and
Any information will be greatly appreciated.
NAME: Jim Bray
Seeking to contact descendents of Preston Alonzo BRAY m. Ann
PHILLIPS, New Madrid CO, 1870s. Had childred: Alfred, William,
NAME: Bob Page
I looking for descendents of Louis BROUILLET who moved to New
1792 from Poste Vincennes (Indiana) He had eight children by his
Marie-Louise DESNOYERS (1757-1790) and married his second wife,
Anne THIBAULT prior to moving to New Madrid.
BUNTIN / BUNTEN / BUNTON /
Am searching for information on Daniel W. and Nancy BUNTIN or
variations. They probably moved to New Madrid in 1870's as one
Nancy Jane, was born in 1878 and they show up on the 1880 census
she was two years old. They had one other daughter born in New
Madrid-date unknown, but probably early 1880's. Family story
and youngest daughter died in a smallpox epidemic and several
later the father died in a second smallpox epidemic. The oldest
survived and was sent by train to Hot Springs Ak to live with
aunt's family when she was about 7 years old. This would make
epidemic in 1885. The only proof I have of families existence
the 1880 census and the family bible that was taken to Arkansas
Jane. It states that she was born in New Madrid. Where are they
buried? He was a blacksmith and farmer, supposedly had a farm
later years was washed away by the Mississippi river. Can't find
records of this. They previously had lived in Jackson, Madison
had 2 little boys, both died at same time according to bible.
love to find something out about this family. If anyone knows
or would like more info, please e-mail me.
Looking for information on Harvey Burnett who moved to Kewanee,
1920. Is buried in the cemetery there. Looking for name of wife
other information. He died of cancer in 1930.
I am the granddaughter of john revia cameron who lived in
He passed away in 1950. I would like past information on him
his parents where they were from an such
DALLAS / PHEGLEY /
Am looking for any and all information on my dads family, my dad
born in Parma Missouri August 4, 1916 ? to Gus Dallas& Grace
Dallas, His father Gus was born in Morehouse Mo March 3, 1894 or
father was Samual Monroe Dallas & mother was Mary Estelman
lived in Parma, Morehouse, Portageville area till at least the
1930's in New Madrid County, then moved to Keokuk Iowa. My
Gus had brothers Ben Dallas, and Pard Dallas, and sister Pearl
been sawmill people. If anyone has or knows any infomation on
people or surnames please contact me Mary sale
I am searching for MINNIE E. DAVIS and her brothers BEN DAVIS
DAVIS. Minnie was born around 1893 in Missouri. She married
JESSE WRIGHT in
1911 and they lived in Corning, Arkansas. She and her mother
died in 1918
from the Spanish Flu Epidemic. Ben Davis had two sons. "Lex"
Davis was in
WWI. I think these siblings were born in New Madrid County. If
any information on this family, I would love to hear from you.
DIEBOLD / DEBOLT
Seeking any info on family of Caroline/Carolina DIEBOLD [or
DEBOLT] b abt 1858 in MO. She m James DIXON b IL? Children
John W. b abt 1876 in TN, and Mary C. b abt 1878 in MO. They
lived in New Madrid County, LeSieur Twp., in 1880.
Any information about this family will be greatly
NAME:Dona S. Bradley
DOTSON / BAKER /
I am seeking information about Mountain Louzelle Dotson (AKA
Lucy, Lou or M. L. Dotson). She married H.L. THOMAS of Gideon,
New Madrid Co., in 1902. Prior to that, she was married to a
Mr.. BAKER, and later married Joe PITTS. Any information about
these individuals would be appreciated.
ELLIS / LESIEUR / STONE /
Looking for correct maiden name and name of parents of Sarah
STONE LESIEUR STUBBLEFIELD, b. about 1849 in KY. ELLIS may be
name or her maiden name. Sarah E. STONE, age 21, was living in
Co., MO in 1870. On Sep 27, 1882, she married Napoleon
who died before 1900. On Dec 23, 1903, she married James S.
who died in 1916. Sarah (Sallie) ELLIS STONE LESIEUR
STUBBLEFIELD died in
January, 1946 in Portageville, and is buried in the Portageville
Would there be an obituary for her, with her surname listed as
STUBBLEFIELD? We've tried to obtain her death certificate from
MO, but we
were sent the wrong one.
I am searching for information on BUENA VISTA FARMER (nee
Virgin). She was married to WILLIAM SIMPSON FARMER. William
was a minister at the General Baptist Church of Parma probably
until his death in 1917. Buena Vista is supposed to have run a
boarding home in Parma until the depression came and then
abandoned when she couldn't pay taxes. She was an Indian from
Kentucky. Her children were Dora or Lora, Minny or Missy, James
W., Sallie A. and Harrison H. I believe Dora, Minny and James
all came to stay in Parma. Any information would be greatly
appreciated. I can be E-mailed at RHON6948@aol.com or
NAME:David L. McMonigle
I am seeking information on the family line of James Clinton
(1856-????) and his wife, Sarah Inez JACOBS (1859-????) who
Crittendan County, Kentucky between 1910 and 1920 to Scott
Missouri. They had 10 identified children and at least some of
probably settled in the Southeastern corner of Missouri. I have
able to track any of their children. They 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 am trying to identify all descendants down to the current
Trying to locate the grave of HARRY GREEN. He
died 3/27/06 in Cairo, IL and was buried in New
Madrid County, MO on the farm of A. C. LaFORGE.
Any information leading to the location of this
farm would be appreciated. Any information
regarding cemetery listings for New Madrid County
would also be appreciated. Thanks.
NAME:Loudene Kirk Tollar
I am researching the family of Lawrence "Lonnie" Q. HALL,
b Feb 1869 in TN m Etta ? ca 1893. Son, Roy Laverne HALL b 1894
Dimple Irene CORRIGAN and had abt 13 children. Believe Roy
is buried in New Madrid Co. per social security records. This
grandsons family, would appreciate any information on either
My grandparents were Clyde HEARON (d. 1928 in Morehouse) and Ena
Doris MINNICH Hearon Sexton
(d. abt. 1952 in Anna, IL).
Clyde was the son of Lon HEARON (d. Morehouse) and Sally Schmidt
(d. abt. 1965 in Morehouse). Schimdt was the name of Sally's
adopted family. Her real parents are unknown.
Ena was the daughter of Seth MINNICH and Bea Etta FRY Minnich.
Bea Etta died in Morehouse about 1974.
These families lived in Morehouse for many years. If anyone has
information about any of the people mentioned here, please
Henson, Marion Francis born 4 June 1848 ILL. died in the yr of
1921 in New Madrid Co. Need newspaper obit or any information
regarding him. Have info on his children, grandchildren and etc.
HE was my g.grandfather.
Many, Many Thanks
Am trying to make a connection on my Grandmother Mayme L Hopper
she was Born May 30 1893 In Gideon Missouri . Her mother was
father was John Hopper her siblings were Joe Bob ,Meg who
and Bud. Her mother Divorced Hopper and remarried an Elza
she had 4 half brothers Rashon, LLoyd ,Virgil and Reed. Any help
Am interested in any information on Terrell HUGHES, who was
living in New
Madrid county at the time of the 1830 census. By 1860 he was
Independence County, Arkansas, with wife Mary (1803 PA) and
(1830), Adaline (1835) and Alfred (1841), all born in
Robert Mack KENT was born 1848, Cardwell Co., KY. His father was
KENT and his mother was Gilla JONES, b 1815, NC. According to
Cardwell Co., KY census, siblings are: Nancy, Sally, Mahala, Jas
Aden, and Thomas. Robert Mack is on the 1860 Cardwell Co., KY
with only his mother and two brothers, Ayden (sic) and Isaih. He
shows up on the Union Co., KY 1870 census at Thomas' place. The
Thomas is Gilla, age 21. Brother Isaih is with them too. Robert
then shows up married, first time, to Mary Caroline MCQUAY, on
1887, Ridgway, Gallatin Co., Illinois. Their Children: Charles,
Dorthy May, and Frieda. The family moved to Arkansas, maybe
Robert Mack, to the Reyno/White River Area. Later moved to Hyman,
Missouri in New Madrid County. Dorthy May married Jesse PRICE on
1912, at Parma, MO. Mary Caroline died 26 Jul 1914 at New Madrid
Dorthy May died 25 Jul 1979 at Dexter, MO. She is buried in
Cemetery, Clarkton, MO. Would like to locate this family on the
census and fill in some gaps. Thanks.