The Tribune, Maryville, Missouri - Old Settlers' Edition, Thursday, March 9, 1905
E.A. Dalrymple's Father and Mother Chauncy Dalrymple and Lydia Heddy, First in County.
SON IS STILL LIVING HERE
Tells of the Old Road That Ran From St Joseph Through Savannah and Maryville Into Iowa
E.A. Dalrymple, whose parents, Chauncy Dalrymple and Lydia Headdy, were the first couple married in Nodaway county after it was organized, was born in Nodaway township in sight of where that county [sic, township] corners with Polk and Union.
"My father took up his land before the section lines were laid," says Mr Dalrymple, "or a least before we had any exact knowledge of where they ran. When an accurate survey was finally made it was found that father had land in four fourties. He had settled right on the line of two sections.
"Afterwards he sold out and came down into Polk township, acquiring considerable land. He got out on the prairie this time, but the first time he was in the edge of the timber, as were all the first settlers. We had no fences, I remember, until after I was big enough to help split rails.
"We were on the old road to Iowa. It ran from St Joseph to Savannah, then to Maryville and up the divide between the One Hundred and Two and the Nodaway rivers to the state line.
"It crossed the state line into Iowa at a point about where H.E. Bradley's farm now shows on the map and a short distance on the other side divided, one road going to Clarinda, and the other to old Hawleyville. There was some travel down the other side of the White Cloud [River], but most of it came through Maryville.
"One incident of my boyhood that I recollect distinctly was when my brother and myself found an immense elk horn. We had been out after the cattle and ran onto this in the grass two or three miles from home. We had been used to finding deer horns, but this was a new one to us.
"Well, we carried it home - and it was quite a load, too, and father immediately said it was an elk's horn. He cut some of the prongs off and used it for a gun rack and I think it was still about the house when he died.
"There had been no elk in this country for a great many years previous to even that early date, I think, and the horn had probably been out there in the grass for a long time before we found them."
|The Weekly Tribune, Maryville, Missouri, Aug 26, 1915|
|WERE MARRIED 50 YEARS AGO TODAY|
|Plans for Celebration for Mr and Mrs E.A. Dalrymple Given Up Because of Bad Roads Monday.|
Today is the fiftieth wedding anniversary of Mr and Mrs E.A. Dalrymple, who live east of Pickering. The wedding took place in Nodaway County and the couple has made their home in the county since their marriage. Plans for an all-day celebration and basket dinner which were under way were given up because of the bad roads.
There are ten children living who were born to the union: David Dalrymple, Pickering; Mrs Thomas Wilder, Arkansas; C.H. Dalrymple, Topeka, Kan; Willis Dalrymple, Pickering; Mrs John Harrison, McFall, Mo; Mrs Everett Wagner, Pickering; William Dalrymple, Pickering; J.B. Dalrymple, Maryville; Mark Dalrymple, Pickering, and Mrs James May, Pickering.
Mr Dalrymple is 68 years old and Mrs Dalrymple is 65. Both are in fairly good health.
|The Maryville Daily Forum, Maryville, Missouri, Jun 12, 1940|
|90th Birthday Observed by Mrs E.A. Dalrymple|
Mrs E.A. Dalrymple of Pickering, a resident of Nodaway county for eight-four years, celebrated her ninetieth birthday anniversary yesterday. Mrs Dalrymple came from Indiana to this county when she was 6 years old. She has lived the last twenty years in Pickering.
Mrs Dalrymple's husband was the late Ezra A. Dalrymple, a Civil War veteran, who died February 9, 1929.
Mrs Dalrymple has ten living children: They are D.T. Dalrymple, Pickering; J.B. Dalrymple, W.M. Dalrymple and Mark Dalrymple, Maryville; C.H. Dalrymple, Topeka, Kas; W.A. Dalrymple, Hemet, Calif; Mrs M.E. Wagner, Denver, Colo; Mrs Thomas Wilder, Tacoma, Wash; Mrs J.L. May, Anaheim, Calif; and Mrs J.B. Harrison, McFall, Mo.
No special occasion of the anniversary was planned. Mr and Mrs D.T. Dalrymple were visitors at Mrs Dalrymple's home during the day.
|The Maryville Daily Forum, Maryville, Missouri, Jan 6, 1941|
|Mrs Martha Dalrymple Dies at Age of 90 Years|
Mrs Martha Dalrymple, 90 years of age and a long time resident of the Pickering vicinity, died at 11:30 o'clock yesterday morning at her home in Pickering. She had been ill twelve days.
She was born Jun 11, 1850, at Bloomingdale, Ohio. When she was 11 years old she came to Nodaway county and made her home with Mr and Mrs David Workman. August 23, 1866 she was married to Ezra A. Dalrymple. She was a member of the Methodist Church.
Surviving are four daughters, Mrs Lydia Margaret Wilder, Tacoma, Wash.; Mrs John Harrison, McFall, Mo.; Mrs Everett Wagner, Denver, Colo. and Mrs James May, Anaheim, Calif. Six sons, David T. Dalrymple, Pickering; Chancey Harrison Dalrymple, Topeka, Kas.; Willis Allen Dalrymple, Hemet, Calif.; William A. Dalrymple and J.B. Dalrymple, of Maryville, and Mark Dalrymple, Grant City; thirty-three grandchildren, fifty great-grandchildren, and five great great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Methodist church in Pickering with Rev Kenneth Bressler, assisted by Rev L.B. Lamb, officiating. Burial will be in White Oak cemetery.
|1870 Census: Polk twp, Nodaway County, Missouri #94|
|Ezra A. Dalrymple, 22, male, born Mo, farmer|
|Martha A. Dalrymple, 20 female, born Ind|
|David T. Dalrymple, 3 male born Mo|
|Margaret L. Dalrymple, 2 female born Mo|
|1880 Census: Polk twp, Nodaway co, Mo., page 234, #128|
|E.A. Dalrymple, 32 male, born Mo parents born Pa and Tenn, farmer|
|Martha Dalrymple, 30 female, born Ind parents born NC and Ind|
|David Dalrymple, 13 male, born Mo|
|Lydia Dalrymple 11 female, born Mo|
|Chancy Dalrymple 9 male, born Mo|
|Willis Dalrymple 4 male born Mo|
|Dasie Dalrymple 2 female born Mo|
|1900 Census: Union twp, Nodaway co, Mo 68-125-1-94|
|Ezra A. Dalrymple, born Jan 1848 52 born Mo|
|Martha Dalrymple, born Jun 1850 50 born Ind|
|William A. Dalrymple, born May 1883 born Mo|
|James B. Dalrymple, born Sep 1885 born Mo|
|Ira M. Dalrymple, born Jun 1888 born Mo|
|Mary M. Dalrymple born Dec 1890 born Mo|
|Daisy D. Kelly born Apr 1878 22 born Mo, dau|
|Harry Kelly born May 1896 4 born Mo grandson|
|Dewey Kelly born Dec 1899 born Mo grandson|
|1910 Census Nodaway County, Union Twp, Missouri: 21 Apr; #114.114|
|Ezra A. Dalrymple, 62, married 1st for 43yrs, born Mo, parents born Maine and Ind|
|Martha Dalrymple, 59, married 1st for 43yrs, born Ind parents born NC|
|Ira M. Dalrymple, 21, born Mo parents born Mo and Ind|
|Mary M. Dalrymple, 19, born Mo parents born Mo and Ind|
|Harry L. Kelly, 15 grandson born Mo parents born Mo|
|1920 Census Nodaway County, Union Twp, Missouri; 12 Jan; #73.77|
|Ezra A. Dalrymple, 71, born Mo; parents born Pa and Ind|
|Martha Dalrymple, 69, born Ind; father born Ky mother born US|
|Henry E. Dalrymple, 8, grandson, born Mo; parents born Mo|
|Hilda P. Dalrymple, 12, granddaughter, born Mo; parents born Mo|