Queries from Grundy Gleanings-1998

The Grundy County Genealogical Society

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Trenton, MO 64683

Queries from Grundy Gleanings, Winter 1998

Queries from Grundy Gleanings, Summer 1998

Great-grandfather William Henry STEELE (aka Henry Hilliam STEELE) b 06 Dec 1842, Trenton, to Andrew and Polly Caroline (CAMPBELL) STEELE, both parents having been born in MO. Other ch: James, Leeper and Thomas. Looking for info on parents of Andrew; births, marriages, deaths, dates, places to continue family tree.
Jan Fenter
(Address given no longer valid)
HARVEY Sophronia Jane HARVEY, b 1834, moved to Grundy Co with parents ca 1840 from Indiana. She m Newton Jasper HARVEY (different HARVEY line) from TN. Would like to find where and when they were married or to correspond with anyone tracing these lines.
Sherry Fleischer, 12815 W. 78 St., Lenexa, KS 66216
I am a great-granddaughter of Caleb and Susan Frances MEWMAW COX, both bur in Tolle Cemetery, Grundy Co. Susan lived in Farmersville at time of death 05 Feb 1905. Seek info on Caleb. (1880 census shows birth in OH and parents from NJ, but no dates)
Claudia Cox Strobel, 29046 Willow Creek Lane, Highland, CA 92346
Searching for info on Isaac ZERBE and wife Caroline LIVINGOOD ZERBE. Need death dates. They res in/around Trenton. Caroline possibly d 20 Feb 1902. Their dau Pamila ZERBE m William Sunday KLINE, and they d in Farmersville. Any leads or contacts for state records appreciated.
Carole Vercellino, 7442 Maywood Dr., Pleasanton, CA 94588-3727
Searching for parents and grandparents of my great-grandmother, Jane Annes ELKINS, who m Leander MARTIN in Grundy Co 17 Nov 1872. Were her parents Jackson and Lucinda (HENSON) ELKINS? Trying to establish Native American link so my cousin can adopt a Native American child. Any help appreciated.
David Alexander, 1801 Coventry Lane, Rolla, MO 65401 (573-368-3593)
Looking for death record and burial place of Edmund DORNEY and wife Catherine TOOMEY, last noted in 1870 census in Grundy Co, next door to the RILEYs. Their ch: Bridget, m Dennis ONEAL; Mary m John MALKENY; Ellen m and div Charles HAMILTON; Johanna m Phil CORRIGAN; John William m Ellen TOOMEY; Alice m Marietz OBRATE; Peter m Honora ONEIL; Catherine m Owen JOURDAN; and Margaret. Most came to America with their father. Would like to contact any descendants.
Carolyn Stewart, 621 Country Club Dr., Kingman, AZ 86401
Earl Holmes SPENCER, b 30 Dec 1870, d 29 Jul 1901, res Grundy Co. He m Minnie Jane EVORITT. I am looking for his parents and any info relating to his life. He is believed to have come from Ohio, but I have no proof.
Debbie Spencer, 4309 Rainbow Circle, Jefferson City, MO 65109
Need help finding parents and siblings of Elizabeth Ann STEPHENS/STEVENS, who m Talton MAXEY 11 Mar 1858 and d 10 Jan 1902. Was her birth year 1834? The couple were parents of Henry, Johnny, Elizabeth, Temperance, Ethel, Frank, Jesse and Joseph.
Mary Helen Woldridge, 709 Hwy W., Trenton, MO 64683
Asbury H. CARTER, b 1810 KY, m Martha Ann GIBSON, b 1815 Howard Co, MO. George H. SMITH d 1890s Higginsville, MO. Itinerant M.E. minister Richard B. GLOVER, b 1777 KY, m Mary, had son Milton White GLOVER, who m 1839 Benton Co Elizabeth W. OSBURN. Benjamin OSBURN, b 1770-80, d Benton Co, MO. Would appreciate help with any of these lines.
Corine Carter, 8411 Natalie Lane, Canoga Park, CA 91304
Need info on Melzar or Melton COLE, who m Elizabeth Jane GEE. They were par of William David COLE b 24 Jan 1867 Grundy Co, d 22 Apr 1933 Deepwater, Henry Co, MO, who m Alice MARLIN, dau of Charles Warren MARLIN and Sarah Esther PROTHERO. They were m in Chillicothe and were in Henry Co. by 1909 with ch. Also have info on WINN, KNIERIM, MORGAN, LEWIS, DAVIS and HATFIELD
Virginia Winn Parker, 1341 Bottlebrush Pl, Oxnard, CA 93030-5200
Desire info on Stephen R(ufus?) HILL & wives Rebecca J. FILKILL and Mary REED. He was b 1827 Morgan Co, OH and d 5 Apr 1884, place unk; bur Edinburg, MO cem. Rebecca b 9 Jul 1859, Virginia City, OH and d 19 Apr 1889.
Gary Harvey, 6043 Alhambra, Fairway, KS 66205
John D. HUGHS & wife Nancy Elizabeth McATEE res Brimson, Grundy Co. Their child (my grandfather), Samp Sherman HUGHS b 10 Dec 1886, d 16 Oct 1966. Seek info on their parents.
Peggy Forbes, 2509 SE Cuvier, Topeka, KS 66605
Need info on James Franklin (Frank) UPTON, res Trenton, Grundy Co., and had son b there 1884. Also seek info on all BLANCHARDs in Grundy Co.
Frank Davis, Box 309, Raymonville, TX 78580
BARNHILL Seek info on BARNHILL fam reunion in Trenton 1941. Could anyone provide newspaper clipping?
Verne Barnhill, 10254 Waters Av So, Seattle, WA 98178
Edward Jackson CRAWFORD b Trenton, Grundy Co 18 Apr 1895 or 1903 to Edward CRAWFORD and Elizabeth CAMPBELL. Any info appreciated.
Patricia Stephan, 15265 Santa Maria Dr., Brookfield, WI 53005
Need info on James H. DAVIDSON and wife Eliza A. in Grundy Co, 1860; came from Mercer Co, VA ca 1852-55. Known ch: Rebecca P., Marion N., John A., Salistina R., America V., Emilyu J. and William R. Another dau, May/Mary may have m ? SOUTHWICKE, res New Cambria, Macon Co. Need help, incl cem records; would like to corres with desc.
Wilma B. Moore, 9418 Deervale Ct., Brentwood, TN 37027
MARRS Thomas MARRS came from Tazewell Co, VA to Grundy Co 1854 and d there 1908. Would like to hear from anyone with connections to this line.
Jean Leeper, 1490 Circle Dr., Knoxville, IA 50138
VANDERPOOL Seek info on VANDERPOOLs in Grundy Co and desc for publication in the Vanderpool Newsletter and to add to my file of nearly 20,000 VANDERPOOLs and desc. Will share info.
Montgomery Vanderpool, P. O. Box 151, Russelville, KY 42276-0151
Looking for HOBBS info. Mathew Smith GIBSON of Grundy Co had half bro Jackson (Jack) HOBBS, father of Ezra HOBBS, who res north of Brimson near Andrew J. GIBSON. Ezra and his wife Sadie CUNNINGHAM has 12 ch: Perry, Roy, Essie, Lela, Walter, Huylda, Orval, Clarence, Harley, Edith, Alma and another dau. Would like to share info.
Chuck Gibson, Rt 2, Box 137, Clinton, OK 73601
Seek fam info on James Crossmun BRICKLEY (1850-1936), m Clarissa A. KNAPP (1859-1924, dau of Solomon KNAPP and Elmira KNIGHT0. They res Dunlap, Grundy Co in 1879 when my gf Gilbert Elias BRICKLEY (1879-1978) was b, the first of 9 ch. They migrated to OR ca 1910. Gilbert BRICKLEY m Zoa Alice HINCKLEY (1878-1969) in Laredo, Grundy Co 3 Dec 1902. Will share with anyone familiar with these surnames.
Keith Spaulding, 1913 Silver Birch Ln, Las Vegas, NV 89104
Looking for info on William PICKETT, who m my gm Allie HILL. They lived in Trenton in the 1920s. William d in a railroad accident. Allie d in trenton shortly after his death in 1923. Allie first m Jacob "Perne" MOONEY. She is bur in Chillicothe with first husband.
Chester Davis, 3023 S 6400 W, West Valley City, UT 84128
William DRINKARD, b 3 Apr 1835 in Chariton Co, MO and Martha Ann WILSON, b 14 Oct 1835 Yancey Co, NC, m in Grundy Co 15 Oct 1854. He entered the Confederate Army early in the war, was taken prisoner and released in IL on his promise not to return to MO until after the war. The couple immediately left for OR and lived the rest of their lives there. Need his Army units and other info on this couple and their parents.
James C. Isom, 7807 114th St. Ct, E, Puyallup, WA 98373

Queries from Grundy Gleanings, Spring 1998

Seeking to corres with any desc of Elliott CURTIS, b 1833/41?, d 1875, m Susan Frances COY, dau of Elizabeth Frances CURTIS, b 18 Dec 1864, m Thomas B. BRUMITT. Would like to hear from any desc of these fams.
Leland L. Caster, 1929 Bellpark Dr., Bremerton, WA 98310-4713
Looking for info on John LONEY, b 1822/27, son Sherman Juston LONEY, b 1868, m Elizabeth Alcinda SNDIOW. Would like to corres with any desc of these fams.
Leland L. Caster, 1929 Bellpark Dr., Bremerton, WA 98310-4713
Seeking info on these names: John CRAIG m Dorcas HADLEY; Isaac William BOORAM m Mary Carrico BRYAN; John BOORAM m Tamar OLDACRE; Alen MORGAN m Emily QUEEN; Johnson QUEEN m Areenette ? Also researching SANDLIN, CLEMENS, COON, COX. Any help would be appreciated.
Joyce Sparrow, 527 Van Buren, Quincy, IL 62301.e-mail
Seek info on Martha CARRICO, dau of Reasus and Elizabeth CARRICO, b 1807 KY, m Robert Roger SHERMAN in NC or KY. One son b in NC, then fam moved to IN and MO.
Eugene D. White, 837 N.E. Yucca Way, Redmond, OR 97767-8787
Seek info on Edward SWINK/SWANK, m Lottie WILFORD 16 Aug 1883 in Grundy Co. Need info on this couple, their parents, desc. Where did they go after 1883?
Jack Wilford, 501 Lynn Av., Goldsboro, NC 27534.e-mail, 919-778-8208
  Wish to contact anyone with info on these schools, as I have pictures but fo further data on No Creek School, Berry School, and No Creek Sunday School
Jack Wilford, 501 Lynn Av., Goldsboro, NC 27534.e-mail, 919-778-8208
Looking for info on my 3rd gr-grandparents, Samie BENNER and Sarah BOOHER. Samie, a tailor, moved to Grundy Co. from PA. Fam legend says he and brother came from Germany at early age. Would like names of bro, pars and place in Germany.
Sarah m Samie in 1843 and had four ch: John, Henry, b 1844 m 1865 Nancy Elizabeth WILKINSON; Eliza Jane, b 1845 m Mark TRUSSELL 1866; Frances Elizabeth, b 1847 m William CROCKETT; Sammie, b 1850, m Amanda ETHERTON in 1872, had two daus. In 1902 he was burned to death while hanging a kerosene lamp in his store. Is there a news story?
Also need info on Sarah and fams. When Samie d, Sarah m ? BARNES, and had ch. Where is Sarah buried? John Henry, William CROCKETT and Mark TRUSSELL were in the Civil War, 23rd Regiment, MO Vol. Inf. Co. C. John Henry later moved to Ava, Douglas Co, MO, and in 1909 to OK.
Joan Benner Luby, 32 Fairmont Av, Meriden, CT 06451
Need info on David Franklin REA and wife Ann SHIDLER, par of Robert Ross REA, b Dallas Co IA, and wife Mary Ellen LANTIS, b Harrison Co MO. Also Isaac Newton MAXWELL, b ca 1832 Tazewell Co VA; Anthony Robinson, Lewis HENNEN and wife Bertha GAU.
Pauline Gibler, 702 NE Hearnes Av, Blue Springs, MO 64015-3002
Nancy Jane EMBRY b 23 Feb 1866, Grundy Co, to Beryl Gene and Elizabeth Ann EMBRY. On 13 Sep 1885 she m Andrew Jackson CHUMBLEY. She d 26 May 1951 in Numa, Wayne Co, IA, preceded in death by one dau: Elizabeth EMBRY TODD. Beryl and Elizabeth EMBRY had three other ch: Roy (Pasadena, CA), Harry (Trenton, MO), Edna LIGGETT(my grandmother, Collins, IA) and Lula BEER (Numa, IA). This info from Nancy´s obit found in an old cigar box. Looking for any related info.
Michelle Stillfield, P.O. Box 186, Maysville, MO 64469
Would like to contact other researchers of Jacob ELLIS and Sophia ELLIS MUNN (Mrs. Newton MUNN) who came to Grundy Co. in 1840 from Logan Co OH. Believe both ch of William and Rachel KEITH ELLIS.
Barb Roberts, RR 3, Box 73AA, Princeton, MO 64673
COLEMAN COLEMAN family info is needed! I am specifically looking for info regarding Stephen O. COLEMAN, who lived in Grundy Co. in 1861.
David Fairall, 8124 Villa Oak Dr., Citrus Heights, CA 95610
Seek desc of Mitchel C. GIBSON, b 20 Jun 1840 VA, d 23 Jun 1901, bur at Old Galt Cem. He m 2nd Elizabeth VENCIL in Grundy Co 1 Nov 1870, had one son, Henry W., and 4 girls. Henry W. GIBSON b May 1873, d 1950, bur Sugar Creek Cem, m Lucy J. SHELTON, b Apr 1876, bur next to Henry at Galt. Henry was a lumber saleman in the 1920s. There male ch were: James Warren, b Jan 1898, m Bessie L. BUNDRIGE (b 1904, d 1960, bur East Galt Cem) bur Galt Cem; "Daisy" b 1902; Glen L., b 1904; Clifton E., b 1906; and Clyde S., b 1908. James W. worked at a service station in 1920. Please contact with any info.
William Larry Taylor, 18382-18 Wheels Dr., Lexington Park, MD 20653
Researching Robert GEE fam, from KY/TN to MO early 1800s. Robert d ca May 1829 Randolph Co. His son John m Margaret ? and had ch: Stanford, Alfred, Arena GEE DAVIS, Andrew Jackson, Nathaniel, James Nicholas and Elizabeth Nancy GEE HIGGINBOTHAM HUGHES.
Would also like info on Benjamin and Polly BOUCHER. A Grundy Co deed of 23 Feb 1847 records sale by "Standford" Alfred and Sara GEE to B. BOUCHER of Callaway Co. Then on 9 Nov 1847 Benjamin and Polly BOUCHER granted quit claim deeds for land in Grundy Co to Margaret, James Nicholas, Elizabeth Nancy and Andrew Jackson GEE. The reason for the transfer was given as " for love and consideration", perhaps indicating fam relationship.
Glenn Gee, 3 Ed Hill Ln, Ardmore, OK 73401

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