Surnames: BALLARD COLE
Submitter: Chuck Ballard firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: 22 May 2003
I am looking for info. on a Ballard family that was in James Bayou Tnshp. in 1880. The family had moved from Coffee Co. TN. after 1860. The head of the family was George 57. Living with him was his wife Minerva 57, Daughter Elizabeth "Bettie" Cole 23, her son Richard Cole 4, and Son John 21. Living next to them was another Son Columbus 26, and wife Martha 21. I believe that John moved back to Coffee Co., but I can find nothing on the rest of the family.
I am looking for information on my gggrandfather James H. Baker. He was a farmer in Mississippi county, Tywappitty Township and is in the 1870 census as J.H. Baker and in the 1880 census as James H. Baker. He was married to Senya,or Senia Baker. The family story is he died due to a gunshot wound either from a gun falling that was kept above the door or from suicide. He died between the 1880 census and when Senia remarried in July 21, 1883. I can find no record of the cemetary where he is buried or death record. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Surnames: BAKER CARNAHAN
Submitter: Sarah Harris (email@example.com)
Date: 30 May 2001
Looking for info on Alpha Lelah Baker. She was married to Everette Carnahan 4 Apr 1912 in Charleston, Mississippi Co, MO. I have no other info on Alpha Lelah Baker. Everette Carnahan was a gr uncle. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks. Sarah Harris
Surnames: BARKER, ASKREN
Submitter: Kathleen Rizer (RizerK@erinet.com)
Date: 03 Apr 2001
Looking for death date and any other information on Richard Barker and his wife Sarah Ann Askren. They seem to appear in the 1860 Mississippi co. census. so may have died before the 1870 census. Children were: Minerva, Josiah, Susan, Mary, and Elmira Barker.
Surnames: BAKER, ACOX
Submitter: Jon L. Baker (firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: 07 Feb 1999
I am looking for information on James Clarence Baker. Born Nov 18, 1896 Bird Point Eye, Mississippi, MO. Father: Nathan Hale Baker(?) Born(?) Mother: Millbury(Millie) Acox, Born May 1870 Mayfield, Graves, KY Thank you
Surnames: BAKER, COOPER, COWLL
Submitter: Jennifer Renneb (email@example.com)
Date: 22 Jan 1999
BAKER I am looking for my great grandfather George jefferson baker who was born in Mississippi County at Missouri. He went by Jeff. I don't have a birth date for him. He supposedly drowned in the Mississippi River in 1927. His father was poss Thomas Jefferson Baker, married to Anna Cowll, but not sure of this info. Jeff baker married Verba Lou Cooper, and then sunshine ? Baker. If you have any info on these missing relatives please email me.
Surnames: BAKER, BUTTS, COOPER ,FUGIT
Submitter: Jennifer Sensebaugh (Coral4me@home.com)
Date: 01 Jul 1999
This is an amended query to my previously posted one. I am still researching George Jefferson "Jeff"Baker, born July 16, 1895 in East Prarie, MO to Thomas Jefferson Baker and Jane Fugit?(Not sure if the spelling of her surname is correct)There birthplaces unk. Jeff married Verba Cooper in New Madrid,MO. They lived at Henderson Mound. Verba Cooper Baker died in 1914. Jeff entered WWI in 1918-1919. Jeff remarried Sunshine Butts 19?. According to his obituary he had lived in Matthews, MO and Catron, MO at the time of his death. He died Jan 30, 1937 when the barge he was on sank with several men in the Flood of 37. If anyone can give me any info on these families I would appreciate it.
Surnames:BAILEY, COOPER, SANDERS
Submitter:Floyd Barger Cooper;
Date: Fri Oct 3 06:46:45 1997
Looking for information on Bailey, Cooper, and Sanders families in
Stoddard county, Scott county, New Madrid county, and Mississippi county.
My Great-grandparents and great uncle are all buried in Charlestown and my father was born near there. Their names are D.C. Bailey 1847-1921, Susan Bailey 1852- 1947 and my great uncle Arthur Lee Bailey 1884-1925. My father was John Clinton Bailey 1913-1991. I know that they owned a farm outside town and that the Baileys and the Rogers family all moved to Mississippi Co from Hardin Co Ky. The Rogers (my grandmothers maiden name, first name Mattie) returned for some reason to Hardin Co. Any info would be appreciated. 7/21/98
Surnames: BANKS, WOOD, CREWS
Submitter: Tom Phillips (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 05 Aug 2001
HI! Looking for husband of Cassie BANKS and father to Julia. They lived in Dogwood (Miss. Co. Long Prairie Township, MO). Cassie was originally a WOOD, sister to Cora, both daughters of Enoch and Martha WOOD. Cora Emaline m. George Madison CREWS. All that is known of Cassie is that she and Julia are both buried in Dogwood. Also looking for connection between Enoch and Martha (above) and John Wesley WOOD.
Submitter: Poynor (email@example.com)
Date: 19 Aug 2000
East Praire Wolf Island
Surnames: BARKER, HARR, WHITMIRE, SAILORS
Submitter: Jodi Anne Whitmire (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 22 Jun 2001
I am seeking information on my paternal grandmother, Birdie Lee (Sailors) married Joseph Harr, John T. Whitmire, and William "Bud" Barker. She was born on Feb.5, 1895 and died in 1969 in Camarillo, Ventura Co., Calif. She mothered approx. 10 children from Harr and Whitmire while living in East Prairie, MO. until approx. 1950. Any help would be appreciated! Thank you!
DateMon Aug 24 09:11:20 1998
looking for the parents of James Joseph BARLEY (birth 1861) - Camwell Dewill BARLEY (birth 1863) - Amanda BARLEY ANDERSON (1869) They were born in Mississippi County. Any information on the above three names or their offspring's MAE AND WILL RITTER, MYRTLE POWERS, JOSIE GRAY, CLARA COLE, BERT ANDERSON , WILL ANDERSON, CLABE ANDERSON, JAMES WYATT, WILLIAM WYATT, THOMAS WYATT Mary Barley MBH203@AOL.COM
Submitter: T. Jones (TJones2919@bigfoot.com)
Date: 02 Aug 1999
I need information on Edward T. Barrett who moved to Como Missouri sometime before 1892.
Surnames: BARTLETT SWANNER DANIELS
Submitter: Anne Grey Cope Hart
Date: 14 Mar 2003
I am trying to find information on Cynthia/Synthia Ann Daniels Swanner Bartlett/Barlett. She had a child, Marshall Green Swanner in 1834, married James Swanner in 1838 in Marshall County, TN. After the death of James in 1842 in Scott Co.,(now Mississippi Co.), she married William Bartlett in 1844. William Bartlett died in 1848 and, according to his will, Cynthia/Synthia Ann was still a Bartlett in 1852. She was only 42 yrs. old at that time so I believe that she may have married again. I can find no evidence of a marriage... If you have any information on these families, please e-mail me at: email@example.com Thanks, Anne Hart
Surnames: BARTOUCH, WITHROW, BARKER
Submitter: Rhonda Hammon (Hammond@ICountry.net)
Date: 26 Feb 2000
I am searching for any information on the Bartouch surname. My gg-grdfr, John Bartouch, born bef. 1850 in Ill., died 1876 Miss. Co, Mo. mrd. Mahala?, b. KY?; their child. Lee Robert and William B. Bartouch. Lee married Mary E. J. Barker. William B. married 1st+Tharasa O. Withrow in Miss. Co. Mo. Mahala 2nd married William D. Hall 1877 and 3rd married Douglas Godard, 1881, both Miss. Co. I am trying to search the family line of John Bartouch. There is several surname spelling variants. Please email Hammond@ICountry.net with any info. of this family line. Will trade info.
I am interested in Amanda, Roland, John Wesley, or Richardson Bass who were in Mississippi Co during the 1880's. Amanda and Roland married their spouses in Charleston.; Roland moved with his father John and Grandfather Richardson to Saline Co AR.
Surnames: BAZORE, BASOR, BAZOR, BASORE
Submitter: Dian Layman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 26 Oct 2001
Looking for information or descendants of Lewis Bazore, in Mississippi County 1850 Census, with children Jane, John R., Wm.F.,B.F.,Missouri Bazore Missouri is only 9 months old, so I am trying to find out if their mother died there in the county. I think her name was Hannah. Any information appreciated. Thanks
Surnames: BECKWITH, MOORE
Submitter: Linda Moore Sellers (email@example.com)
Date: 13 Jun 1999
Searching for information on BECKWITH children, Thomas H. & Idah Elmo. Thomas was born abt 1895 in Wolf Island. He enlisted in the Army July 6, 1918 at Charleston, MO. He was discharged on June 14, 1919. He died April 1931 & is buried At Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, MO. He had blue eyes, brown hair, & a rudy complection. He had a daughter named Louise. Ida was born abt 1899. She married Berthel Moore. They had 2 children: Hardy b.3-19-1916 Fulton, Tenn., Sara b.Clinton, KY. Berthel died when Sara was abt 2yrs. Ida went back to school & graduated from Memphis State College. She became a secretary for the Wabash RR. She died 1937, St. Louis, MO. Thomas & Ida were raised by nannys. Sara says her grandparents were Thomas & Nannie Beckwith. They has a farm outside Charleston, MO with many slaves. The family moved to St. Louis & put a lawyer Land McPe_tus in charge of handling the farm. They thought that he was paying the taxes but found out in 1934 that he wasn't. The farm was sold to E. Finley Thompson of 304 N. Main St. Charleston, MO. The farm was on the Mississippi River. I have not been able to find document proof to the history that Sara has shared with me. Do you know of this line? Thanks Linda Moore Sellers firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for records and/or info on County Poor Farm or facilities housing children in the mid 1880's. Where would records be found on minors that were bound out? Have copies of two reports to County Court of Mississippi County by W. P. Howle C.P. dtd Feb 7, 1886 & Nov 1, 1886 part of which stated Jessie Berry small boy should be bound out. My father Jesse Ray
Berry b. ca 1882 was orphaned at an early age. Have been unsuccessful in establishing parents, or how long he was in county care. Any info or leads appreciated. Thanks.
Surname:BEAUCHAMP, PENNEBAKER, PARROTT, PUGH
I am researching Joshua Melville BEAUCHAMP b 1858 in KY, m 1st Mary E. PENNEBAKER, 2nd Mildred Albert PARROTT PUGH. The Beauchamp family lived in Mississippi County. Mildred BEAUCHAMP was married 1st to Dr. Pugh of
Submitter: Linda Moore Sellers (email@example.com)
Date: 04 Mar 1999
I am searching for information on Thomas H Beckwith. He was born in Wolf Island. He enlisted in the Army on July 6, 1918 at Charleston MO. It is said that he was 23 yrs of age at the time of enlistment. His mothers name was Nannie ? b.1870 d.1948, & he had a sister, Idah b.1899 d.1937. Do you know of him or his family?
Looking for someone to look up an obituary for John W. (Washington) Bell. Date of death: July 10, 1957, Bertland, MO.
Submitter: Jennifer N. Henderson firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: 05 Mar 1999
I am looking for information on a William Belvins who died on March 27, 1897, in Mississippi County, Mo. He was born on January 10, 1836 and was married to a women with the first name Emma. This is all the information taht I have. I would appreciate any help Thank you
Looking for information on families of John BERRY, William BERRY, James BERRY,mother Jane BERRY living in Mississippi County 1860 census. In James BERRY household were a Jane FARMER (14) and John FARMER (11). 1870 Census James and John BERRY had returned to Hickman County, TN. Elizabeth BERRY, WARD lived in close proximity to BERRY families in 1860 census. Attempting to establish relationship and possible family ties with my father Jesse Ray
BERRY b. ca 1882, orphaned at an early age and in 1900 Mississippi Co. census was living with Elizabeth WARD and her son Joseph. Appreciate any leads.
Looking for info on JULIA BERRY who died at residence of GEORGE W. WILLIAMS; Charleston Courier 5 Mar 1885 Edition. Left dau age 8; son age 2. Believe dau was IDA JANE BERRY indentured 9 Mar 1885 and that her son may have been my father JESSE RAY BERRY. Trying to establish what, if any, relationship to Williams. Any info or leads would be greatly appreciated.
-I am looking for ANY information on the names Bess and Withrow.
Surnames: BIBB, BOLEN
Submitter: Mary Lou Sneed (email@example.com)
Date: 23 Mar 2002
Looking for an Effie Bibb borned approx. 1904. Do not know Mother or Father's name. She married Lon Bolen in 1924 in Stone Co. Mo. She stated her address as Charleston, Mississippi Co, MO Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. MaryLou Sneed
Surnames: BISHOP MATZKER
Submitter: Christi (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 04 Apr 2001
Looking for a Julia or Luther BISHOP, Julia ran a boarding house called the Big Onion in his county. Thank You Christi
Surnames: BLACK, WILLIAMS
Submitter: Kitty Smith (email@example.com)
Date: 24 Feb 1999
Looking for connections to ELIJAH WILLIAMS and his wife MARGARET? ALICE BLACK who were married 15 April 1877 in Mississippi County. We find Elijah in 1870 Twappity Twp living with JOHN R. HAGAN family--does anyone know the connection? "adpt" has lines marked thru it on census records/was he adopteded? Elijah and Alice had the following ch: Mark b. 8/1882, Margaret Edna b. 2/1887, Mayme b. 12/1888 and Alba b. ?
Surnames: BLACK, SIEGLEMAN
Submitter: Millie Conrad (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 07 Feb 1999
Looking for informatioin on David BLACK who married Fannie SIEGLEMAN in Mississippi Co. on Dec. 8 or Aug 12, 1874. Thanks! Millie
Surnames: BLAIR, GOODE, MILLS
Submitter: Willis Mills (email@example.com)
Date: 09 May 2001
Looking for BLAIR-MILLS and GOODE-MILLS families.
Surnames: BLANKENSHIP, TRIGG, BROWN, EDWARDS, VARNELL
Submitter: Sandy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 24 Jan 1999
Need information on the names... BLANKENSHIP, BROWN, TRIGG, VARNELL, EDWARDS They are all on the 1900 census taken at, Wolf Island, Mississippi County, Missouri. Is there any one else doing genealogy on these people? I would love to get more information on them if I could. TRIGG was my grandfather. Thanks
I am trying to locate any information for relatives of Daniel Davis Blocker. He was born in Ky abt 1812 but he lists his places of residencies as being Missouri,Arkansas,and Texas. He had a brother named John B. and perhaps a brother named Timothy and possibly one named William. I have no info for his parents,other siblings etc. Any info would be appreciated. He married Mason Hopkins. John B. married Lucinda Duff.
Surnames: BONE, VINSON, PEELER
Submitter: JoAnn Kurtz (email@example.com)
Date: 18 Sep 1998
My greatgrandfather Jasper Price Bone died on 10/15/45 and is buried in Dogwood Cemetery in East Prairie. His sister Elzy Bone Davis died in 4/50 and is also buried in Dogwood Cemetery. It is my understanding that there are several "Bone" ancestors buried in East Prairie. Shelby Furniture and Undertaking in East Prairie took care of the burials.
Surnames: BOOKER, BRADLEY, RICE
Submitter: Gil Peppers (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 26 Apr 2002
Booker, Rice, Bradley Looking for Assistance in finding information on Benjamin Booker Family, William D. Rice, and Margaret (Bell) Rice, It appears these people were located in or around East Prairie between 1900 to mid 1920 after which they moved onto Saint Louis. Would appreciate hearing from any other person researching these family grops. thank you Gil
Surnames: BRADLEY, STEPHENSON
Submitter: Danny Key (email@example.com)
Date: 24 Apr 2001
Looking for any info on my Grandfather's Family. My G-Grandfather was George Franklin Stephenson. I know that he married M.E.? then Bernetta Sarah Bradley, or Sarah Bernetta Bradley. They lived in Mississippi Co. He worked for the railroad for some time. My Grandfather, James Marshall was born there in 1923 as well. Any ideas???
Submitter: Tracy Brandon-Thomas (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 06 Oct 1998
My name is Tracy Brandon-Thomas and I am researching the BRANDON families who lived in Mississippi county around 1920-1930 in the Dorena and East Prairie area. My e-mail address is email@example.com
Submitter: Carles Morgan (CARLESFROMTN@webtv.net)
Date: 21 Oct 2000
Would anyone have any information on Lee Brewington born mid 1890's and lived at least until 1940? The only information that I have on him is that he lived in Mississipi county. Thanks Carles Morgan
Submitter: Carles Morgan (CARLESFROMTN@webtv.net)
Date: 08 Nov 2000
Searching for information on Lee Brewington born 1884 in Tn moved to Mo. at an early age and lived most of his life in Mississippi county. He lived until the 1940's , married unknown woman and had two daughters Pearl and Jewell. Thanks Carles Morgan
Submitter: Judy Rollins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 10 Apr 1999
Surname"Bridier" Seeking information on Henry BRIDIER maried on 15 June 1885 in Mississippi County, Missouri. Any help will be appreciated. Judy Rollins, Jacksonville, Florida email@example.com
Surnames: BRITT, RAUCH
Submitter: Harry Johnston (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 10 Oct 1998
My grandmother Lillie May Britt b 8 aug 1872 in KY. had a daughter Dorthy Pearl Rauch born in Charleston, Miss. Co., MO. 15 apr 1899. Would you have any info at all on her family??I would be most grateful. Harry Johnston in Calif.
Surnames: BRITT, RAUCH
Submitter: Harry Johnston (email@example.com)
Date: 25 Sep 1998
looking for anything about my grandmother Lillie May Britt. I think she was born in KY. and had her 1st child in Charlston MO. Lillie was born 8 aug 1872 Her 1st child was Dorthy Pearl Rauch and was born 15 apr 1899. I found 2 of lillies brothers on the 1990 census living with another Britt family which was an uncle to my grandmother, a Dave Greenleaf Britt. Thanks to anyone for anything, Harry Johnston in Calif.
Surnames: BRITT, RAUCH
Submitter: harry Johnston (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 03 Oct 1998
Looking for info on my grandmother Lillie May Britt b-8 aug 1872 in KY. had a dau Dorthy Pearl Rauch b-15 apl 1899 in Charlston, Miss. Co.,MO.I dont know who Mr. Rauch was or if they had married, 2 oh my grandmothers brothers I found living with another Britt family on 1900 Cen. but no trace of my Lillie May. Thanks so much, Harry Johnston in calif
Surnames: BROOKS, STARNES
Submitter: Elizabeth Pigg (email@example.com)
Date: 30 Dec 1998
I am looking for any information on a William Merritt Brooks, born ca. 1840, died 1910-1915 in Mississippi County. He lived in the Lusk area and was married to Martha Starnes and had the following children. Ida, Eliza, John, William, James, Rose, Benjamin, Mina, & Jessie. Am searching for his parents names. He lived in Livingston County, KY before moving to MO.
Surnames:BROWN, GREENWELL, FOX,
Submitter: Lisa M. Brown
Searching for siblings and parents of James Horace Brown born 9/11/1850in KY (Meade County).
He resided and died 3/24/1917 (1919?) inCharleston, MO. He was a farmer.His wife was Julia Catherine
Greenwell born 6/30/1861 in Meade County,KY. Died 5/17/1944 in Charleston, MO. She is buried at Calvary
Cemetery in Charleston, MO.They had 6 children James Arthur b:5/18/1884 M: Birdie Mary Fox in 1907
D:8/19/1929 (I'm a descendant of James and Birdie, g-grandparents)Andrew b:11/11/1885 M: Blanche
Parton Ripperdan D:12/25/1966 Mary Catherine b:10/3/1887 spouses: Jackson, Martin, Polys d:11/11/1967 Lula b:8/4/1891 M:Ripperdan d: 5/22/1965 killed in a car accident John Thomas b:5/12/1895 never married d:4/15/1927
Henry Jefferson b:8/6/1904 never married d:8/3/1984 had polio in childhood. Any info or comments, please email at
,Lisa M. Brown
205 S. Dryden Pl. #1
Earlington Heights, IL 60004
Surnames: BRUMLEY(LY), BURGER ,BURKS, BURCKS ,BURGHER ,BIRKS ,BERKS,BURKENSTEIN, BURKSTIEN
Submitter: Jeannine Burks (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 16 Nov 2000
I am searching for any info concerning the Brumley/Burger/Burks(Burcks) families. Anyone having any knowledge of any of the above would be greatly appreciated. Jeannine Burks
Surnames: BURCHAM, TAYLOR
Submitter: Virginia Harlow (not available)
Date: 10 Sep 1999
Need news info on death of Jessie Ruth Taylor Burcham who was buried alive 9 May 1896 in Colbert Co. in a cave. Virginia Harlow, 117 E. 10th Ave, Bowling Green, KY 42101
Submitter: Nora (Burcks) Gragert (email@example.com)
Date: 11 Feb 1999
Looking for info on my great grandparents John Henry Burcks born Oct. 15, 1872 died Apr. 21, 1962. He married Anna Belle Layton, born Mar. 28, 1883, died Mar 18, 1936. There were both believed to be born in Mississippi Co, MO. Thanks
Surnames: BURGESS CLARK LATHAM
Submitter: Renee Evans (RobRe325@aol.com)
Date: 25 Apr 2001
Burgess/Clark/Latham Looking for any infomation on a Della Latham Burgess Clark. She died in Mississippi Co., on 1/15/1969. Her first marriage was to a Finley Burgess in 1899,they had one son, Walter. At her brother's, John Wesley Latham funeral in 1947, Graves Co., KY,, she was listed as Mrs. Della Burgess. At her sisters, Tennie Burgess funeral, she was listed as Mrs. Della Clark. If you have any information, please email me at: RobRe325@aol.com. Thank you, Renee
Surnames: BURNS, ROBISON
Submitter: Betty (Mooneybj@health.missouri.edu)
Date: 12 Jun 2000
Looking for info on viola Robison who married a woodrow Burns in Mississippi County, Mo. 11/5/34. Need where from, lived, children, ect...Any help greatly appreciated.
Submitter: Linda Schlenker (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 04 Mar 2001
Seeking data and descendants of Wm. H. Bush, Esq. who died ca. 1859 in Long Prairie, Mississippi Co., MO/
Surnames: BUTTS TRAYLOR
Submitter: Suzanne (Ponderosa@CitCom.net)
Date: 13 Jan 2001
Searching for my dad's parents relatives. Edward Green Butts Retta (Loretta?) Elizabeth Traylor Butts Children: Howell (Hal) Gordon Butts b. 1/8/1904 Earl Ray Butts Ava Maria Butts (twin sister died at birth) b. 2/2/1907 Any help greatly appreciated! Thanks, Suzanne
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