I am searching for information on my great grandparents
who lived in Matthews,
Missouri (New Madrid County). Their names were James Robert King
Lydia Moore King. I have heard that James King did run a theater
also worked at a general store. I am interested in finding out
if they are
buried in New Madrid County and any other information anyone may
I am not sure if either of them were born in Missouri but James
03/15/1871 and his parents names were Anderson King and Mary
Carrie was born on 08/04/1872 and her parents were William
Walker Moore and
Susan E. Bourland Moore.
Any information is appreciated! Thank you.
NAME:James E McAllister
LAFERNAIT / POURCELLY /
Joseph LAFERNAIT died in 1824 in New Madrid County and in his
will Richard J. WATERS was appointed guardian for Joseph's minor
children. I believe Stephen D. LAFERNAIT b. 1814 and James
Monroe LAFERNEY b. 1818 were two of those children. I have
checked Joseph Lafernait's probate file at the New Madrid Court
House but have not been able to find any other record to tie
the three names together. Are there any records of Richard J.
WATERS available that might contain the connection?
Joseph LAFERNAIT married Margaret POURCELLY in New Madrid
territory in 1796. Joseph died in New Madrid County in 1824
leaving a wife Mary LAFERNAIT and minor sons and daughters.
Mary LAFERNAIT married John PASQUIN about 1826. Looking for
marriage record of Mary ? to Joseph LAFERNAIT around 1812. Also
looking for information about the parents of Stephen Decatour
LAFERNEY and of James Monroe LAFERNEY. Are there any church
marriage records for New Madrid county for this time perioid? I
have quite a bit of Information on Joseph LAFERNAIT that I can
JOHN LEE died intestate in New Madrid Co., MO, probated 16 Mar,
87). Children were : Mary, Thomas, Lemuel, John and Elizabeth
Administrator was Jeremiah LEE. I would appreciate any
this family. What were their ages, who did they marry, and where
go? Etc. I would appreciate any help. Thank you.
MCDANIEL / MCDONALD /
MCDONALD/MCDANIEL/MCDONNELL - seeking information on James
McDonald who I
believe was in New Madrid, MO Territory before it became
Lawrence Co. AR
He was b. <1778> He may also have answered to McDaniel or
Second wife was Sarah/Sally Lawrence. James d. 1855 in Randolph
MCKIM - I am looking for info on WILLIAM MCKIM b. 1765 m.
They lived in New Madrid ,Mo. where he died in 1807. His son
THOMAS MCKIM was
born there in 1800. Thomas was then married in IN in 1822, so I
family had moved to IN .Thank You, June
Looking for information and researches into the MAULSBY family
Madrid. William and Ann MAULSBY were there about 1810 +/- and
their property in thirds to Lemule, Hezekiah and Hannaniah Pugh
My Great Grandfather was William Frederick MAULSBY, son of
William married 1st Jane E. DUNKLIN who died Jun 15, 1868. He
2nd Caroline "Carrie" LaValle Sep 20 1871. Their only child,
Walker Maulsby b. Mar 1873, married Robert Shelby RUTLEDGE and
Robert Edward Rutledge who married Mabel C. MAUNTEL and 2nd,
Agnes WHITE. They also had Frederick Mitchell Rutledge, b Apr
Looking for descendants in any branch of this MAULSBY line and
especially information showing that William and Ann Maulsby were
parents of these three Maulsby brothers.
NAME:Maryn Price Goodson
I am trying to confirm that a Wesley Mavity who died in New
Madrid CO in
1835 is my ggg-grandfather. He was born about 1803, moved to New
CO from Ripley CO, IN, was killed by wolves in 1835, leaving a
Ellen, and 3 small daughters, Elizabeth, Mary J., and Rebecca.
If he is the man I want him to be, his daughter Elizabeth
married a Wm.
Hamilton Branscomb in Mississippi CO, MO in 1845. Later she
NW AR. I have evidence that her sisters married brothers who
cousins of Wm. Hamilton and also moved to AR. Ellen may have
subsequentlly married a Mr. Martin.
Can anyone confirm anything about the Wesley Mavity story?
All help greatly appreciated.
Maryn Price Goodson
I am researching MAXWELLs in New Madrid County. George
was born 1890 (or 1893?) and died in 1952. His father was a
born approx 1828, died 1920. Any info would be appreciated.
Looking for information on my Great Uncle and his wife - Julius
Michalke born 10 Apr 1866 in Germany and his wife Matilda
Catrina Eklund born 7 May 1866 in Sweden. Julius died 25 Jul
1943 in New Madrid, MO and is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery.
Matilda died 21 Sep 1908 and is buried in the City Cemetery in
Sikeston. They had five daughters, Margaret, Elizabeth, Mary,
Amelia and Bregetta and maybe two sons Joseph and Julius. Any
further information would be greatly appreciated. Thank You.
MIFFLIN / MORGAN / PHARRIS /
POWERS / WILSON
My ancestors: POWERS; PHARRIS; WILSON; MIFFLIN;MORGAN. Would
like correspondence with anyone researching any of these names.
Gladly share information.
e-mail address: RetPREA@aol.com
I am looking for information on the ancestors of Frans Wesley
MORRISON. Frans was born 18 Jan 1860, possibly in Missouri,
Illinois, or Indiana. He was married to Mary Jane MILLER on 2
Feb 1885 in Parma, Missouri. The marriage license showed him
living in Brush Prairie and her living in Stuart's Station.
They had eight children: Lavina, Clarense, Robert, Flourane,
Harvey Edgar, Sarah Ann, Millie, and Lonie Ellen. Frans died 27
Feb 1899, probably in Missouri. Any assistance would be greatly
My husband's gr-gr-grandfather was Allen MORROW. Family notes
say Allen died in New Madrid Co., MO. It's said that Allen's
father (unnamed) was born in Ireland and died in KY. Allen
married Nancy BIGGS (b. IL - d. KY), dau/o (-?-) BIGGS and (-?-)
TWEED. The four known children of Allen MORROW and Nancy BIGGS
are: Martha, Carrie, David L., and Noah Webster.
Noah Webster MORROW was born 1840 (Missouri?) and died 1926 in
Hamburg, Fremont Co., IA. About 7 Nov 1865 (date license
issued) in Fremont Co., IA, he married Elizabeth A. SCOTT, dau/o
John Clark SCOTT and Malinda CALL. "Webster" was buried in
Utterback Cemetery (aka Mt. Zion) in Fremont Co., IA. The six
known children of Noah and Elizabeth were:
-- Martilla MORROW (b 1866 - d 1945) md. Andrew Jackson BLACK
-- Clark Allen MORROW (b 1870 - d 1903) md. (1)Joanna BEASTON &
(2) Clara COWDEN
-- Noah Webster MORROW (b abt 1872 - d 1960) md. Mary M.
-- Malinda MORROW (b 1875 - d 1890)
-- Edna MORROW (b 1880 - d 1901)
-- Opal MORROW (b 1882 - 1900)
I would appreciate any clues as to further information on any of
these individuals, particularly Allen MORROW and Nancy BIGGS.
I am interested in obtaining information about Joseph
Nelson born in Belfast Ireland, moved to New Madrid and married
Susan Davis, Children:Ruth, Mable, Myrtle, Martha, and James,
James was my grandfather. Any assistance you can offer me will
be greatly appreaciated Thanks Tom Moore TEM1020@AOL.COM
NELSON / SEXTON /
Looking for information on Ambers/Ambrose Martin NELSON. B. 18
December 1891/92 in Scott County, Mo to Lewis/Louis and Ella
(WRIGHT)) Nelson. Ella was the daughter of James L. WRIGHT.
Lewis and Ella married 28 March 1891 in Scott County, MO.
Ambers married first Opal SEXTON 31 May 1919 Poplar Bluff,
They were residents of Morehouse, Mo. They had two children
Evelyn and Jesse NNELSON. Opal obtained a divorce 29 May 1922
in New Madrid County. Ambers/Ambrose Joined/was drafted into
WWI in 1917 out of Morehouse and was discharged 27 March 1919 to
Morehouse. If anyone knows the NELSON, WRIGHT or SEXTON people
please E-Mail me at WNELSON711@aol.com
NAME: Susan Pollock
Need info on John W. NOLAN or NOLAND born approx. 1861 in KY and
or 1955 in New Madrid, Mo. His wife was Mary Martha Scott NOLAN
She was born in TN. Their children were: Willy D., Pearl, Earl,
and Joseph. John W. NOLAN was found in 1910 and 1920 Missouri
his parents names, John W. NOLAN'S birthdates, deathdates and
NAME: Ardis Noonan
My grandfather John James Noonan lived with his parents John H.
Noonan and Elzira Nichols Noonan in the community of Lesieur.
They came from Columbus Ky sometime during or after the Civil
War. Need to know where they are buried. My grandfather left
Mo and went back to Kentucky and married in Hickman, Ky. He had
a sister Massolia ? , a brother named Anderson and another
brother Joseph. I cannot trace the parents, or the brothers or
sister I was told some industrial plant is in the location of
Lesieur and the cemetery could not be found. Did Massoline
marry?What became of Joseph and Anderson? By 1880 John H.was
widowed. Thanks for any help Ardis Noonan Phillips
Searching for information on the two following names from or
Madrid County, Missouri.
Andrew Farrell OWENS b: 1855-1865 d: unknown but around 1900 or
spouse Mary Elizabeth MILLER b: 1855-1867 d: also unknown, again
or after. Story is, they had three sons who ran or left for
from New Madrid between or around 1900 or slightly after. One of
is my gr. grandfather George Washington OWENS b: 8-17-1885 in
New Madrid Co.
per a copy of a delayed birth certificate. The whereabouts of
the other two
sons is unknown, however one is believed to have went to the
Georgia or Florida. Andrew was commonly refereed to as "Andy".
Just found your web sight and thought I would give it a try, any
be appreciated. Any info to their forefathers would be even a
John William Pullin b.28 May 1866 New Madrid d. 13 Mar. 1939
m.23 Dec. 1894 Mary "Mollie" Pillow Senath, Mo. 8 children of
union. Need his parents info. father psb. Elbert Jefferson
Ebbert) mother unknown.
Looking for information on the descendants of Samuel McDonald
his wife, Sarah Lucinda Young Reid. Samuel was born 4/8/1869 in
Transylvania County, North Carolina and died 11/11/1953 in
Sarah was born 3/9/1878 in Transylvania County and died 12 3
help would be greatly appreciated.
Looking for information on Hettie (KINCAID) RELAFORD who lived
in Parma, New Madrid, MO about 1912.
She is listed as a daughter in the 1912/1915 Indiana Obits of my
g-g-grandparents, Nancy Jane (MARSEE) & Henry H KINCAID.
Any information would be appreciated.
I am researching the Sheltons. Am interested in GREEN SHELTON
and his wife MILISSA STURGILE SHELTON. Their children were
Laura Shelton Hobbs, Icie Shelton Hanks, Opal Shelton Wallace,
and Lee Shelton. They were from around Bragg City, in New Marid
County, sometime between 1900-1920. Sorry I can not be more
specific. Just don't have any information.
NAME: Brenda Smith
I am searching for information on Arthur Randolph SMITH and his
They lived in the New Madrid area from 1910-1927. Arthur died
in 1927 and
Ollie married L A Carner. She listed her maiden name as Johnson
death certificate. Ollie died about 1935-36. Where is she
children were Vernon Lee, Ollie Caroline, and Kathryn
NAME: Ken Smith
I am researching Elihu Columbus SMITH (b. 12/13/1875, d.
April/1944). He was married to Minnie Jane Crawford Smith (b.
01/21/1880, d. 02/05/1935). Both are buried in Mounds Park
Cemetary in Lilbourn, Missouri. Elihu was deacon of the First
Baptist Church in Lilbourn. He had lived in Lilbourn from 1936
until 1943. He then moved to Risco, which is also in New Madrid
County. I can supply more information if anyone thinks they may
have a connection or any additional information.
NAME: Robert B. Stewart
STEWART, Watson Le Valle
I am looking for any information about my paternal grandfather.
I have a
child's book titled "Dick and his Donkey" which I believe was a
christmas gift to my grandfather when he was about 9 yrs old. It
inscription inside the cover handwritten:
Watson L. Stewart, New Madrid Mo. December 25, 1887.
I understand that his mother was a widow(my great grandmother)
time grandfather was 12. I remember being told that he went to
the railroad when he was 12 or thirteen to support his mother and
sisters. I seem to recall that my great grandfather was a "high"
(whatever that is) sherriff in or around New Madrid. Possibly
grandfather's middle name--Le Valle--was his mother's maiden
Any information would be very greatfully received. Thank You,
Robert B. Stewart
STONE. We are looking for any info re. Lucius Bogan Stone
who died in
1958 in nearby Hornersville,Dunklin Co.. Had fished and trapped
the Miss.River most of his 70 odd yrs. Believed to have served
prison in MO. Believed to have had a brother Keg and brother
is my wife's maternal grandfather but seldom stayed with his
kids.Thank you very much.Michael LaBrecque.
NAME: Pat Knight
I am looking for info on the Emma Till family. She was born in
Co. MO. 1877 and died in Dunklin County, MO . I understand her
from all over in that area and was wondering if the name rings a
Her father was John/Jeff Till and listed as being born in
Her mother is listed as Crio Dennis born in Portageville, MO.
sister, Mollie married a John Foster. I am showing Mollie as
being born in
1870, Pemiscot Co and died in April 1941 in Ash Hill Twp.
Butler Co. MO
and states she had lived in the community 31 years. It shows
at the time of death as Fish Street , Rural Rt 1. It shows
by A. Brookhuson M.D. , Poplar Bluff, MO.
I find them in Bultler, Pemiscot , Portageville, Dunklin and
It also shows a cemetery by the name of Vale and Funeral
Director as Lloyd
Russell of Piggot AR.
Thanks for your help.
VALODIN, Searching for descendants of Francis VALODIN and
who migrated to New Madrid, Mo. early 1800's from Scioto Co.
NAME: Jerry Brown
Florence May Verner/Brown was born in Morehouse, New Madrid, MO
on 10 Feb
1911 according to her special birth certificate issued 11 Mar
parents are listed as John Daniel Brown, born in MO & Oralee
Brown (?) born
in AR. I believe this is a amended birth certificate from Butler
the original one is number 13548 from the MO Division of Health
probably filed 2 Mar 1928. I am looking for this original
document or any
other info that could be helpful to solve this mystery.
NAME: Kim Shock
Looking for information on Genevieve Fern WAELTZ / WELTZ. Lived
in or near
Mauldin, Missouri, in either New Madrid or Dunklin County, with
Grandmother from age 4 to age 12. Would appreciate any help.
NAME: Maryann Carril
I am looking for any info on Anna YOUNG WALLACE. She was born in
Kennett, Mo.on Feb.25,1901 and died in New Madrid on Nov.8,1933.
married to William Pearl WALLACE. Her father was John YOUNG. I
would appreciate any info on the YOUNGS.
NAME: Eric Warbritton
My name is Eric WARBRITTON and my Dad had several cousins in the
Gideon, New Madrid area. I am researching our family tree and
this is a branch I don't know much about. Their Grandfather was
Nathan WARBRITTON married to a Mary PAYNE they had several sons
and they all moved to Missouri some to Gideon area. Any help
would be appreciated......
NAME: Janet Westmorland
WESTMORELAND / BALANTINE /
TIPPEY / ROBERTS / HAWES / WHITE
WESTMORELAND(WESTMOLAND-WESTMORLAND), BALANTINE, TIPPEY, HAWES,
and WHITE. My husband's uncle Truman Westmoland was born in New
County and his parents and grandparents lived there for quite a
Would appreciate any info on these surnames. Janet
I am interested in information regarding Frank James WILLIAMS
and Carrie Georgia GOYEAU who were both from Wardell, Peniscot
County, but married on 11 October 1909 in Portageville, New
Madrid County, and lived there after their marriage. Frank's
father may have been Marion WILLIAMS. Carrie's parents were
Frank James GOYEAU and Mary Jeanette DELISLE.
WILLIS, WILLIAM AUSTIN
Searching for parents, siblings of William Austin Willis. He
arrived in New Madrid Co., Mo. between 1842-47. Four eldest
children named William Ciciero, Henry Thomas, Eli Samuel and
Elizabeth A. all born Georgia. Two youngest, Sarah and James
Wesley, born New Madrid Co. Any assistance is greatly
NAME: Sandra SIMS
Searching for info on Icie WRATHER in Portageville. I believe
she was a
sister to my grandfather. I have a picture of her with a
squirrel on her
back porch and I believe that it was taken in Portageville in
50's or early 60's. She would be realterd to the SIMS family.
is greatly appreciated.
Sandra SIMS Rabalais
WREN / MARTIN / COOLEY /
James Alfred WREN, b. 1846, KY, m. Mary Jane MARTIN, in IN.
to New Madrid Co, MO, prior to 1885. Part of children born in
Co. Children included: 1) Mary Elizabeth, b. 1877, IN, m.
Grant COOLEY (first child b. 1899, New Madrid Co.); 2) John
1885, New Madrid Co, MO (moved to Muscatine Co, IA, abt. 1905
married and raised his family); 3) Sarah Jane, b. 1889, New
MO, m. Edward WAGLER; 4) David; 5) Lloyd; 6) Samuel; 7)
and 8) Joseph. Any info will be greatly appreciated.