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Shirley Wollard Woodlock Fri Aug 1 16:19:48 1997
I am the great granddaughter of Nathaniel Jackson Wollard who served in Co. B, Wood's Cavalry, Missouri, CSA. A new United Daughters of the Confederacy Chapter has been established in his honor.

Anne Renshaw Sat Jul 5 16:15:35 1997
I am looking for further information on the Marsh and Wisdom families. John F. Marsh came to Dallas Co.,MO with his parents, James Marsh and Margaret Summers. He married Alcana D. Wisdom abt. 1843 in Polk Co., MO. Alcana's parents were, Francis Wisdom and Elizabeth. John and Alcana died in Louisburg, Dallas, Missouri in 1899 and 1900 respectively. They had nine children, the one that I have interest in is Perry Butler Marsh. I would like any further information on these people. I especially am looking to definitely prove that Francis and Elizabeth Wisdom are Alcana's parents and any further generations past James Marsh on that line.

Anne Renshaw Sat Jul 5 16:58:00 1997
I would like any information on the Gammon family who lived in Dallas Co., MO. They came from Tenn. George Preston Gammon came to Dallas Co. with his family. He was married to Melinda Galbreath in Tenn.

Linda Garrett Mon Jul 7 07:15:38 1997
My grandfather, Allen Elgin was born in Dallas County on May 14, 1883, am trying to learn the names of his parents and any brothers or sisters he may have had. My grandmother, Louvena Coble was also born in Dallas County on May 12, 1884. Her fathers name was Pete Coble and her mother was Sarah Johnston (I think). I believe Pete's mothers maiden name was Underhill. Thank you in advance as any info will be greatly appreciated.

Cindy Casey Mon Jul 7 07:49:27 1997
Looking for info on the Myers/Bennett/Morrow families of Dallas Co. MO. They all intermarried and eventually moved to Texas. I have a webpage dedicated to the research of not only these families, but of these family surnames. You may view that by clicking here. Any help will be appreciated!

Linda Hileman Wed Jul 9 04:54:12 1997
I am looking for information on the Jesse Engle and Rebecca Dowis family, their son George Washington Engle and Sarah Smith, their son James Knox Polk Engle and Mary E.V. Gregg. Jesse and Rebecca and five of their seven children came to Dallas Co. in the 1830's from Knox Co., Ky. He was a son of George Engle and Elizabeth Sturm.

Leslie Tucker Sat Jul 26 21:10:41 1997
Dallas Co., MO I'm trying to locate the parents of James Isaac Wimberly. He married Genevra Story in Long Lane, MO. They lived on a farm near there until their deaths -- his in 1905 and hers in 1949. They lived near her parents, Oliver Perry Story and Jeanette Alexander.

Judith O'Flynn Sat Jul 26 09:04:02 1997
Looking for ancestors of Emma Josephine Bartee (1877-1944), dau of Thomas Perry Bartee & Emaline Hubbard. Emma married Elijah Chase Mooney. Thomas in buried in Lone Rock Cenetary, Dallas County.

Russell Elgin Wed Jul 30 21:28:16 1997
Mandly T. Elgin married Artissima Lucrecia Bradley on 17 Nov. 1890 had 7 children. 6 of them born in Brownington Mo. 1871 thru 1881, 7th Child born in North station in 1869 was my father Orville Elgin. I would like any information on this family. Also I'm looking for for the location of the two towns above as I cannot find them on map or on the net. Any help about the Elgin or Bradley family will be appreciated.

Clara Hall Mon Jun 30 11:47:47 1997
My great grandfather, Marion Christian was born in Maries County in March, 1847, and died in Dallas Co. Mo. in 1931. He was m. to Margaret, dtr. of Warren and Magdalena (Green) Burd, and they moved to Dallas County. Would love to know his parents' and siblings' names, and where they are buried.

Gaylon Swift Thur June 26 14:53:55 1997
My great-grandfather was Melville Cheek. My great great grandfather was Milus Cheek. My grandmother was Lillie Cheek. As far as I know they all lived in the Dallas Co. area.

Gaylon Swift Thur June 26 15:01:04 1997
I am searching for the Legan family Bible. It was seen around 1950's. The Bible is written in German. It has no backs on it. It contains valuable information. It was last known to be in the Dallas County area.

Jo Dunne Thu, 26 June 1997 00:08:31 -0400 (EDT)
Could you help me find this family who lived in Dallas County and possibley Webster County in the 1880's I think. Their names are Daniel James McCabe Ramsey and he was married to Mary Jane Hedgpeth. Their children were John, Sally Myrtle and Lenna. John Ramsey was born Jan. 23, 1881.

Ronnie J. Smith Sun Jun 22 19:02:16 1997
Researching the families of Peter Myers and David J. Morrow who lived in Dallas County from 1850-1880's. Peter Myers died about 1871, presumably in Dallas County. Peter's wife, Temperance Babb and some of their children moved to Texas about 1871. Both David J. Morrow and his wife Lucinda Young are buried in Dallas County. I would be interested in hearing from anyone researching these lines. I have been unable to determine the parents of any of the above except Temperance Babb. These were my great-great- great grandparents.

Betty AllenWed, 4 Jun 1997 21:44:48 -0500 I would like to know if anyone on the list is researching the McKee families who were in Jasper Twp., Dallas County -1860.
Joseph McKee married Caroline, ca. 1859/60. This was a second marriage for Joseph, his first wife being Nancy ?. It is wife Nancy, in which I am interested, and would like to know her maiden name, parents, place of birth, or any other clue which may help me find more information. I believe Joseph and Nancy were my GGgrandmother, Rachel McKee's parents.
I would also like to know how this McKee family connects to the Rambo family, many of whom are found in Polk County cemeteries. Thanks.

Sharon Vega Wed, 28 May 1997 21:42:18 -0700
In Jackson Township in Dallas County 1860 - Post Office Shady Grove I believe these 3 men are all brothers, Robert Smith is my Great Great Grandfather they were listed in census as follows by house number:
#268 Robert Smith age 38 born TN wife Mary
#269 Micheal Smith age 42 born TN wife Catharine
#302 Peter Smith age 40 born TN wife Parlena

Patsy Brown Tue Jun 17 15:06:18 1997
I am researching: Henry Reeves Rook Franklin, b ca 1830 Barren Co KY, d ca 1905 Polk Co MO, m 1857 Barren Co KY Josephine Ann Bridges, b 1840 KY, d 1931 MO; James Clark, b 1824 Vinton Co OH, d 1898 Polk Co MO, m 1852 Polk Co MO Martha Jane Ragsdale, b 1834 Logan Co KY; Isaiah Rimbey, b 1850 Barren Co KY d 1932 MO, m 1885 MO Mary Miranda Clark, b 1855 MO, d 1931 MO; Henry Reeves (Babe) Franklin, b 1882 MO, d 1962 Dallas Co MO, m Addie Beatrice Rimbey, b 1887 Polk Co MO, d 1944 Polk Co MO.

Brenda Buckner Thu Jun 12 18:48:16 1997
Trying to discover any information on Charles Robert Hedges, he married Mary Emma Blankenship circa 1898 in Buffalo. He is buried in the city cemetary in Buffalo. She was the daughter of Calvin Blankenship and Nancy Roddy.

Clara Hall Thu Jun 12 13:09:08 1997
Searching for the year or date my G Grandparents John Hare and Harriet Peelle/Peele moved to Dallas Co., Mo, probably from Indiana. Is there a land deed?They lived on a farm near Long Lane. He died in 1903, she about 1912. Originally from N C. I would like to know the year they moved here, if there is a land deed, and if there was a will. They had to have been in the county by 1872.

Julie Wollard Trout Fri May 30 16:05:44 1997
I am searching for any information about Sarah Jane Huggins and William Harvey Snodgrass. They lived in Dallas Co., MO but had land in Polk Co., MO also; they probably lived right on the border between the two counties. They were married in Dallas Co., MO August 5, 1869 at the home of the bride's mother. Only Huggins found in Dallas Co., MO 1870 census is Jane Huggins, age 50, born in Georgia; she was living in the home of Mrs. Cynthia Martin (her daughter?) along with Roda S. P. Huggins, age 25. Is Jane Huggins Sarah's mother? When did the families arrive in Dallas Co., MO? No information about the parents of William Harvey Snodgrass and Sarah Jane Huggins is known.

Karen Bird Mon May 26 10:23:56 1997
Samuel Gregg (b 11 Nov. 1823, Ross County, Ohio) m (1) Eliza Goodnight abt 1845 and (2) Olive Cox bef 1849. All of the children of Samuel Gregg were born in Dallas County, MO, beginning abt 1846. The children's names were: John (c. 1846), Missouri Ann (c. 1848), Samuel (c. 1849), William (c. 1851), Elizabeth (c. 1853), Marion (c. 1855), Lorenzo (c. 1857), James A. (c. 1859), Sarah G. Francis (c. 1862), Olive Clarinda (02 Nov. 1864, Joplin, MO) and Ira Y. (c. 1868), and Martha U. (c. 1870). This information comes from the 1860 Census of Dallas County, MO. My husband is a descendant of Olive Clarinda Gregg who married Robert Middleton abt 1880, possibly in this county. I am seeking any information about the ancestors or Samuel Gregg and Olive Cox. If there are current descendants of this family still in Dallas Co, MO. I would appreciate contact to share family history.

Sue Shamblin Sun May 25 07:07:50 1997
Searching for any information on my ggrandfather Stokely Edmisson. He was born May 1839 in Tennessee and was living in Dallas County in 1893. He was buried in Harrison, Ark,Jan 6, 1918. He had eight children one daughter was Enima Bradley who, I believe, lived in Dallas county and my gmother Viola Thompson who lived in Harrison, Ark .

Gale Freeman Sat May 24 15:39:39 1997
I am looking for information on Harris and Phoebe Freeman who were living in Dallas Co. in 1878. They had ten children: William, Davis, Summer, John, Leroy, Nora, Robert, Jules, Esta, and Loral. The parents of Harris were Robert and Harriet Freeman of Virginia.

Steve Cuddy Sat May 17 10:44:04 1997
Researching Sarah Williams b 1807 unk location, d 1891 Urbana, Dallas County.

Martha Tanner Thu Apr 24 21:21:43 1997
Peter Myers b abt 1799 in KY moved from Stoddard CO to Dallas Co by 1850. He married twice. 1st m: to ?. They had 6 children (who all moved to Dallas Co) Jacob,10 Feb 1828 - 30 Mar 1886; Abraham, 1831 - Nov 1860; Elizabeth, 1832 - ; Nancy Matilda, 11 Aug 183 6-17 Jun 1901; Peggy, 1838-; Benjamin George, 1841-; 2nd marriage to Temperance Babb. They had 6 children: James Henry, Nov 1844-Jan 1916 married Verlina Morrow; Sarah,1848 - abt 1860; Temperance Melvina, Apr 1850 - 4 Aug 1920 m Benjamin Franklin Morrow; Peter, 1855-Jul 1909 m Lucinda Bennett; and Martha Lucina, Oct 1856 - Oct 1932 .

Gorden Emery Thu Apr 24 12:05:48 1997
I am searching for the parents of John A Wingo Born. 1844 in Virginia, Died. 1929 in Webster Co. Missouri. Buried at MT Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery in Grant Twp. Webster Co. Missouri. and was married to Anna M Sluder Born:1850 in Kentucky, and Died and Buried in the same place as her Husband, and John had a sister named Lydia Emma Wingo.

Edna Clack Tue Apr 22 15:19:39 1997
Searching for Descendants of Ben Powell and his wife, Sarah Newport; and, James Monroe Lindsey and his wife Mary Jane Newport. They were married in Dallas Co 1850 and 1860, respectively. Thank you. Edna Clack

Luther L. Singletary Sat Apr 5 19:37:13 1997
Searching for parents or descendants of my ggrand father, Asbury Chapman b. abt 1828 TN who married Cinthia Jane Stafford, b. 22 June 1833, Hardeman Co.TN. married Dallas Co. MO 22 Jun. 1848, known children Mahala Jane b. 22 Feb. 1850 my gmother, Lucy E. b.16 Aug. 1850. William B. b. 4 Mar. 1856, Martha C. b. 10 May 1958, Elias A "Berry" b. 12 Apr. 1862, all children b. Dallas Co. MO. Asbury died in service Webster Gen. Hosp. Memphis, TN 22 Sep. 1863, Cinthia J. died Washington Co. AR 17 Aug. 1875.

Donald D. Derr Thu Mar 20 03:46:30 1997
Would like to Exchange information on the Swank family that was living in Buffalo, Dallas Co., MO. John Swank died there 6 Nov 1922, his wife Lydia Caroline Poland Lambert died there 21 Dec 1911. There children were: Lizzie Mae m. ?? Wilson, Hannah Clara m. Tom Niel, Harriason Clay, and Robert Milton, m Isabel Myrtle Snipes M. 4 May 1902 in Harrison Co., MO. Lydia had a son by first marriage named Frank Lambert. Would like to have the Obit. for John and Lydia Caroline (Carrie) Swank.

Bob Caldwell Thu Mar 20 11:54:35 1997
Seeking information on King David Spears, married to Sarah Worden. King said to be born in Urbanna, MO. Children were Thomas, Samuel, Henry, Mary, Nancy, & James William (My maternal Great Grandfather). King and Sarah lived with James William's family in the Bolivar, MO area in their latter years.

Edna Clack Sun Mar 16 15:15:29 1997
Searching for info on desc of Calvin Newport and his wife Marget Abels Newport who moved to Dallas Co in1837 from Rhea County, Tn. We have a log giving details of the trip while on the way. Calvin died in 1840 but his children were still there. Calvin's widow, Margaret, married Nathaniel 'Wollard and lived in Dallas County. We have census records and old letters showing they were in Dallas County in 1852 The other family I would like to find descendants for is: Isaac P Cline (d. 1888) and his wife Polly Ann Newport (d. 1900) . They moved there in 1852. They are buried in the Cline Cem east of Buffalo.

Ken McGee Wed Mar 12 20:44:44 1997
Looking for information on the Dawson family that lived in the Dallas and Hickory County area before and after 1870. My G-grandfather, William Dawson (1831-1907) and Michel P. Dawson are shown in the 1870 Hickory Co. census with the following children: Isaac, Nancy, Hanah, Laura, and William. William and M.P. Dawson later lived (and died) in Dallas County. My grandfather, John S. Dawson (1871-1954), also lived much of his life in Dallas Co. Looking to extend this family line back earlier than 1870.

Linda Sheen Sun Feb 2 17:59:17 1997
My grandfather Oscar Simmons was born in Redtop, Missouri, 14 Aug 1890. His father was Charles Lewis Simmons and mother was Luella Jarrard. I am looking for confirmation of Oscar Simmons place of birth and the marriage record for his father and mother.

William Davison Wed Feb 5 01:07:14 1997
Researching the Brackett Davison/Davidson Family, Brackett was born Nov. 17, 1796, Prince Edward County, VA, d. Sept 29, 1863, Dallas County, MO, m. Delilah Hardison in Maury County, TN.

Lawrence Lowery Wed Feb 5 11:27:30 1997
Looking for information on Nancy Wingo Owens.She had a daughter, Margaret born 3/15/1881 that married Joseph R. Gott on 3/21/1908.Nancy was married to Jack Owens and also had 3 sons according to our information,Wesley, Went and Benjamin.

Liz Wendelken Sat Feb 8 18:25:05 1997
Searching for any info. re the families of Peter Smith m. Parlena Stanley in Knox Co., TN. Also family of Thomas Andrew Sumpter m. Rachel Stanley in Knox Co., TN. Both families removed from Knox Co., TN sometime in late l840s and settled in Shady Grove, Dallas Co.

Larry Martin Sat Mar 1 10:41:19 1997
1 March 1997 Looking for the descendants of George Washington Baker, who lived in Dallas Co. during the 1860s to the 1900s. He was born 1839, in KY, and I believe that his daughter Clara Bell Baker, born 1878, married in Dallas Co., husband unknown G. W. Baker, in the 1870 census had two other children living with him. Vialinta E. Baker, born about 1857, who married Franklin R. Vincent, in 1879. The other child, Mary A. Baker, born about 1859, married Amos B. Pertush, in 1880.

David A. Barclay Tue Feb 18 15:51:56 1997
Can anyone in either Dallas or Polk County furnish me information as to identity of my great grandfather. My great grandmother, Mary Delilah Barclay, daughter of Durrett Hubbard Barclay and Lucretia Davidson, gave birth to my grandfather, David Barclay, on September 26, 1859 at St. Joseph, MO. She had been living in either Dallas or Polk County before his birth. Family history indicates just prior to the Civil War she had been dating an older man (father of my grandfather) and her family did not want her to marry him. He reportedly fought in the Civil War and never returned as far as we know. His last name may have been Caruthers (several ways to spell name). Mary Delilah later married John Breshears of Dallas County. My grandfather, David Barclay, married Louisa Jane Wollard at Buffalo, MO on April 5, 1891.

Ed Ankrom Mon Feb 24 19:04:07 1997
I am writing to request the assistance of a genealogy researcher in determining date and place of death regarding my paternal great- grandfather William Hays/Hayes. The information I have collected to date is as follows: 1. William Hays married Cyrenia Elizabeth Seaton on April 8, 1880 as indicated by the Dallas County records from the marriage book B, page 155. 2 The 1880 US Federal Census for Dallas Co., MO lists William Hays as 26 years old and married to Cyrenia E. Seaton, and his occupation as farmer. Further the census indicates his place of birth as Georgia and his parents place of birth as Tennessee. 3. From family recordsI understand William and Cyrenia had only two surviving children: (a) Edward Hayes's 'Record of Funeral' indicates he was born August 21, 1881 in Buffalo, MO and died March 19, 1951 in Glenwood AK. He is buried in Osawatomie, KS. (b) Myrtle E Hayes born November 18, 1888 in Buffalo. 4. The 1910 Federal Census for Miami Co., KS indicates Myrtle L. Hayes as the wife of George W. Ankrom with two sons Clarence age 4 and Arthur age 2. It also lists the birthplace of her father William Hays as Illinois. A contradiction of earlier information. 5. The 1910 Federal Census for Miami Co., KS lists Cyrenia Hayes as head of the house along with her son Edward. They resided in Osawatomie.

Laura Hoffer Sun Feb 23 20:42:25 1997
This query was rec'd by the Polk Co. Gen. Soc. Needing your help! Husband: James Wire Long, wife Margaret, 8 children born 1831 thru 1854. James died in Dallas Co. prior to 1893. Looking for marriage dates, spouses, death dates, etc on 7 of the children, have data on last child William Wire Long b. 11-28-1854 in Benton, Dallas Co. Please assist my reply for our society!

Frank E. Brown Thu Feb 27 06:50:56 1997
William Finley Cowden and Lydia Margaret Dellaplane, parents of Sophronia Angeline (Cowden) Nicholson. William was born about 1838, possibly in TN., died at Pottawatomie Co., OK. William had several brothers who also settled in Pottawatomie (Pott) County, OK. - - Their mother's name was Barlow. Lydia Margaret died when Saphronia was 3 years old. William married a Widow Walker, who had 2 sons and a daughter. Does anyone have any data on Lydia's father John Dellaplane who supposedly died in Polk Co., MO, or her mother, Orpha Overturf.

Robert E. Gibson Wed Nov 20 18:54:54 1996
Need any info on Josiah Conn came to Dallas Co. in 1838.

Mary Ellen Baker Thu Nov 14 21:03:08 1996
Can anyone tell me anything about the Charles H. and Nancy Toliver who lived in Dallas Co.,? They were there for the 1850 and 1860 census, then moved to Benton Co.,Mo. This family later married into the Davis family of Benton Co., who descended from Joshua Davis an early settler in Dallas Co.

Lorena S. Eaker Fri Oct 18 18:29:00 1996
Who was the Catharine Montgomery who had an illigetimate daughter by Robert Fisher in 1861 in Dallas Co. Why did they not marry? When Catharine died, Robert took the child and reared her in Bollinger Co., MO. She was nearly grown before he married and had other children. Due to later events, it is believed there were extenuating circumstances that prevented a marriage to Catharine.

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