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Grundy County Missouri Queries
April - June 1999

Newest Query: 20 June 1999

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Submitter: Pat DuPertuis (
Date: 20 Jun 1999

Searching for descendants of Willam Williams WITTEN (b. 4 Jun 1780, Tazewell, Co., VA; d. 17 Dec 1868, Grundy Co., MO) and his brother James Stanley WITTEN (b. 24 Jan 1798, Tazewell Co., VA; d. 18 Oct 1861 Edesburg, MO). William and James were brothers of Tabitha (WITTEN) DAVIDSON, my g-g-grandmother. Thanks! Pat DuPertuis

(Note: I am placing this query for my cousin Pat DuPertuis, who has email but is not on the Internet. Please respond to Pat rather than to me. Thank you. Wilma Moore

Pat DuPertuis
706 Pine Oak Drive
Edmond, OK 73034

Submitter: Sheryl Reynolds (
Date: 17 Jun 1999

Looking for information on JAMES HARVEY GRIFFIN (b. 1865), JOHN FRANKLIN GRIFFIN (b. 1867), CAMPBELL (CAMEL) GRIFFIN & WILLIAM WALTER & RODA MALINDA (SNODGRASS) HAYES (m. 21 Oct 1871, Grndy Co.). The GRIFFIN'S moved from Pulaski Co., KY to Grundy Co., MO sometime between 1870 and 1890. I know JOHN FRANKLIN married twice in the county, the second time to MARY REBEKA HAYES on 16 September 1894. Need info on JAMES HARVEY...marriage, children, etc; WILLIAM WALTER HAYES...birth, parents, etc. Will exchange info on John Franklin's line. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

snail mail: 4316 West Broadway, Muskogee, OK 74401


Submitter: B. K. Johnson (
Date: 12 Jun 1999

I am looking for grave or cemetery listng for Evangeline JONES MARQUIS; d. 2-15-1895, died and buried in Lindley, Grundy Co., Missouri. Contact me at or 207 East 15th Ave., Hutchinson, KS 67501


Submitter: Catherine Hemond (
Date: 09 Jun 1999

I am looking for the parents of my grandfather John D. Flenniken who was born near the town of Trenton,in the county of Grundy MO June 27,1851. I have no other information. I don't know who John's parents were or if he had sibling. He married Nancy J. Muchmore Feb 11,1874.


Submitter: Gary Johnson (
Date: 28 May 1999

Listed on the 1850 Grundy cencus are the following:

202070 WILSON, America 43 F 400 VA N
217070 " George 18 M Labourer IND
227070 " Elizabeth 14 F IND
237070 " Martin 11 M IND
247070 " Julia 7 F MO
257070 " Nancy 5 F MO
I am in hopes that the George listed is George W. WILSON born 22 May 1832 in Indiana who married Sarah Jane ANDERSON BORN 2 Jan. 1840 or 1842. First child Emma born 1859/60, Daniel Osborn 1865/66, William H. 1867/68, David W. Feb. 1877 or 1873/4, Polly A. 1876/7. If anyone can help; Gary Johnson, 211 Wilson, Kirkwood, MO. 63122-2649

Submitter: P Baker (
Date: 25 May 1999

Hello, looking for information on Emily Jane WILSON, born 25 September 1850 in Trenton, Grundy County, MO. She married Winfield Scott ALLEN 28 May 1868 in Roads, Carroll County, MO. Their children were born in Bogard, Carroll County, MO. After leaving Missouri, they located in Oklahoma. Thanking you in advance for information about WILSON or ALLEN.


Date: 04 May 1999

I am looking for information on the parents of Cora Belle CHASE, my great grandmother. She married my grandfather Jacob Vernon CRAIG. They are both buried at Coon Creek Cemetery. They had a farm not to far from the Church which is still owned by their grandchildren. They had 6 children, Verna (my grandmother) who married Hugh GOTT, an infant son, Viola Edith, Grace, Leota (Lee), and Forrest (Buck).

Cora Belle's fathers name was Salman P. CHASE. Cora's bothers and sisters were Jim, Samuel, Alvia, Lila, Grace, Jack and Marie (who was kidnapped and taken to California). I have been told that they moved to Meade Kansas.


Submitter: John A Young Jr (
Date: 26 Apr 1999

Looking for information and connections for WILLIAM D PERKINS b.18 Feb1807 in TN d. 30 Dec 1873 Grundy Co. MO. m. abt.1840 MARGARET B. 1811 VA. Both are listed in the 1850 cen. in Daviss Co. IN. Children: JACOB, FRANCESS, JAMES W, NANCY, WILLIAM, ALEXENDER, HENRIETTA, and ELIZA. JAMES WOOD PERKINS b.05 Jan 1830 TN. d.30 Dec 1873 Bourbon Co.KS. m.26 Apr 1853 Bloomfield,Greene Co.IN. MARY ANN CHAPMAN b.15 Apr1831 Orange Co. IN. d.abt 1881 Bourbon Co. KS. They had 11 children, 4 were born GRUNDY Co. MO.; CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, WILLIAM C, JAMES O, MARGARET FREELOVE.The other 7 were born Ft.Scott, Bourbon Co.KS. AQUILLA, JANE, FRANKLIN, JOHN, JOESEPHINE and EDMOND.Thanks for any help in advance.


Submitter: Irene Weinmann (
Date: 24 Apr 1999

Seeking additional information on Anna Warnke, daughter of Mary Jane DOTY and John WARNKE. Born 2-8-1871 probably Grundy Co. Mo. Anna married John LANDGRAF and died at age 27 in Chepstow, KS. Any information welcomed.


Submitter: Donnie Wilford (
Date: 16 Apr 1999

Looking for information on Thurman Johnson also Joe Hayes.Information on Hobart & Ted Steel.Their names were listed in Newspaper Oct 22 1922 obituary of Millard Steel.


Surnames: PRICE
Submitter: Michelle Hammett (
Date: 14 Apr 1999

James W. Price buried in Richardson Cemetery, Laredo, Grundy Co, MO.

Looking for personal information on James W. Price b. Sept. 15, 1852 d. March 22, 1878, buried in Richardson Cemetary, Wilson Township, Grundy Co.MO. Particularly his wife's name and if he had a daughter named Mary Elizabeth born in 1875. PLease email me if you have any information. Thank you


Surnames: LINDLEY
Submitter: George W. Lindley (
Date: 12 Apr 1999

What was the location of Lindley, Missouri - a town located in Grundy County Missouri?


Submitter: D Nation (
Date: 10 Apr 1999

I am looking for any information on William Francis SWEIGART. He died in Trenton, Grundy Co. Mo.(date unknown) He married Winnifred BEGLEY sometime around 1910. They had 1 daughter that I know of...My grandmother, Abigail Delaine SWEIGART. Abigail married Edward Phillip FULLER Sr. Thanks in advance for any help. Debbie


Submitter: Roger Flagg (
Date: 10 Apr 1999

I am seeking information for the following names:
Henry Curtis FLAGG /b 25-Jan-1842 Westbourogh MA /d 24-Apr-1909 Galt MO. Married 18-Aug-1881 Mary Francis DILLON /b 7-Feb-1956 Galt MO/ d 24-Jul-1927 Galt MO.

Mary Francis DILLON was daughter of Joseph A. Ketchem DILLON & Sarah PRIEST. Sarah /b Morgan County Ohio.

Joseph A. Ketchem DILLON /b 1837 Indiana /d 22-Aug 1862 a Confederate prisoner Fort Oglethorp near Macon GA. He belonged to Co "B" 23rd Missouri Volunteer Infantry. He was the son of William B KETCHAM and Eleanor KETCHAM of Ohio. Information on any of these people or famly names will be greatly appreciated.


Submitter: Thelma Nation (
Date: 08 Apr 1999

I am looking for any Proctor descendants. My great grandparents were in GRUNDY Co. in the late 1800s. Anna Proctor to James William Clark. Clarks went to Mont. where James died and Anna returned to Grundy where she died.


Submitter: Bill Mitchell (
Date: 05 Apr 1999

Seek any info on Isaac JENNINGS who died 1902 at Trenton.
7783 Farmsbury Dr.
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068-8152


Submitter: Keith Baker (
Date: 03 Apr 1999

BAKER, Frank, born 1898 near Trenton, Grundy Co. He is my Grandfather, supposed to be from a large farm family. Have little or no information about him. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Jamesport [I believe in the next county to the west] [yes-Daviess County: ed]
Keith Baker
PO Box 429
Warm Springs, OR 97761


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