Nodaway County, Missouri
1997 Queries 
Anyone researching the names ADKINS/ROGERS/COOKSEY/RAWLINGS and related lines in Nodaway and Holt counties, please contact me.  Penny Chase  Mon Apr 7 23:58:29 1997

I am looking for any information on Louis ANDERSON and his wife Anna; they lived in the Maryville area from around the 1870's on. Louis came from Denmark. His brother James Christian ANDERSON came to this country with their widowed mother in the mid 1870's. Louis was still living after July of 1925. My main purpose other than filling in blank spaces and learning of other siblings is to locate where in Denmark the families came from.   Marina Anderson--Wed Nov 19 15:22:40 1997

Joel BAILEY b. abt. 1793 in NC. He married abt. 1829 to Nancy KERLEY b.abt. 1810 daughter of Larkin KERLEY. They migrated to Platte Co., MO by1854 then went up to Nodaway Co., MO where they were listed on the 1860 census. Their children were: Larkin, William Riley, Franklin Alexander md. Adaline BURNETT, James Monroe md. Mary Ann CRAVENS, SarahE. md. Lafayette SPENCER, Fadelia, Polly Ser ina, Nancy Clarissa md.Nathaniel BLOUNT, Elijah Mitchell md. Barbara Ann PRUITT, Bird, and JoelJr. Would like to exchange information on this family.  Donna Merrill Mon Mar17 11:10:10 1997

James Monroe BAILEY b. 1 Apr 1837 in Buncombe Co., NC. He married 4 Jul1858 in Livingston Co., MO to. Mary Ann CRAVENS b. 1837 in Lafayette, MO.He was the son of Joel and Nancy Kerley BAILEY. They are listed on the 1860 and 1880 census of Nodaway Co., MO. Their children were: Franklin, Jerry Sigal, Elisha Kerley md. Kissie RAMSEY, William Tecumseh, ElijahThomas md. Clara Ann BAINS, Joel A., Mary Jane, Nancy Caroline, Larkinand Tony. James Monroe BAILEY died 18 Aug 1912 in Elmo, Nodaway Co., MO.His wife Mary Ann died 1872 in Leavenworth Co., KS. Any information onthis family would be appreciated.  Donna Merrill Mon Mar17 11:19:01 1997

Seeking information about George W. Baker who married Martha Rice in Nodaway County, MO in 1892. They had children: EdnaMay (1893) who married Ira Brinson; Ova Baker (1896-1974)who married Ruby Faye Goodwin; Ollie Baker (1899); Fay Baker(1901-1923) who married Hazel Belcher; Orville Baker (1903-1978);; Frank Baker (1905) who married Mona Crockett; Gladys MarieBaker (1910) and Edith V. Baker (1912).  Judy McMichael Wed May14 07:47:12 1997
Would like any information about James BLACKABY who lived in Grant Twp. of Nodaway County. His wife was Martha ALLEN, daughter of John ALLEN and Margaret Barbara GRIMES. In May of 1880 James BLACKABY was charged with incest. Does anybody know the outcome of this? According to the "Nodaway Democrat" he purchased poison and ran from the law. Any information on James, his wife and daughter, Amanda would be appreciated.   Ruby Coleman--Mon Dec 1 08:54:56 1997

I am looking for information on the parents of Amos Riley BROOKS, born 31 May 1849, in Maryville, Nodaway, MO. I am quite sure his father was Caleb BROOKS (b ca 1810, VT). Amos, his father and three brothers migrated west to California in 1852 according to Amos' obituary. There is no mention of his mother, leading me to think she may have died in childbirth or on the trail to California.
Larry D. Brooks-- Wed Dec 3 15:31:14 1997

I am looking for the parents and ancestors of Alex. Brown. B. 1838 M. Augusta Jones 1858-60 Moved to FL. Appears in 1870 census: wife, 5 children.  Nora Brown Acton Sat Aug 30 19:31:53 1997
Looking for info on Wilson G. BROWN settled in Nodaway abt 1845,married Eleanor LINVILLE abt 1855.Looking for anything on this family,they had 2 girls Sarah and Mary,1 son named Thomas. Mary married John COLERICK poss in Maryville in 1880.Anyone having any info on these families would greatly appreciated.   Betty DICK-DOWNS--Sun Nov 16 11:29:08 1997

James BURNETT b. abt 1802 in NY. Married 1) ?, Married 2) Ruth HowardWHITTEN in Jefferson Co., IA. They migrated to Nodaway Co., MO by 1860 where they are listed in the Federal Census of that Year. Their children were: Marion, Harriet md. James MASSINGALE, Adeline md. Franklin Alexander BAILEY, and Charles. Would like to correspond with anyoneworking on this family.
Donna Merrill Mon Mar17 10:51:28 1997

Hulet BURNETT b. 2 Jul 1827 in Dutchess Co., NY. He is the son of JamesBURNETT. He married 14 Jan 1849 in Polk Co., IA to Mercy A. WHITTEN b. 2may 1833 in ME. She was the daughter of ? WHITTEN and Ruth HOWARD. Hermother Ruth HOWARD married Hulet's father James BURNETT. Hulet came toNodaway Co., MO from IA by 1870 as he is listed on the census for thatyear. Their children were: Henry C. md. Clara E. WEISER, Lafayette N. md.Anna M. PASCHAL, William H. md. Mary I. YOUNGER, Willis A., Ida G., andJames H. md. Fannie DEW. Would like to correspond with anyone working on this family.   Donna Merrill Mon Mar17 11:00:17 1997

BURROWS, Edwin R. b. abt. 1836 Herkimer Co., NY married Clarinda CHAPIN. Moved to MO abt. 1870, E.BURROWS on 1870 Daviess Co. Census. Son Ferry Fey BURROWS marr. Martha Ann SMITH dau. of Wm. Preston SMITH and Cordelia ALSBURY (dau. of Henry Alsbury and Ann Knight), of Clyde, Nodaway Co, MO. Daughter of Edwin and Clarinda BURROWS, Enola C. BURROWS possibly married William J. TURNER in 1890 in MO. Looking for info. on Enola and Wm. TURNER, or others researching BURROWS, SMITH, ALSBURY, KNIGHT TURNER in MO.
Bea Hayes Mon Sep 29 09:37:30 1997

Levi Henry CHURCHILL, and his wife Marian Eliza WILLIAMSON,lived in the Hopkins area of Nodaway Co. from 1861 to 1908,the time of her death. They had 9 children, five of whom lived:Eunice Mahala m. Walter Emory JOHNSTON, Ellen F., Kate m. LesterScoville HIBBARD, Chloe Almarine m. Sinecy BALL, Maude Annettem. Samuel Jesse PRATT, and Ruby Irene m. William R TAME Jr.These children were born between 1861 and 1876. Information about the descendants of this family is needed.  R. Jay Williamson Thu Jan 9 23:53:51 1997

Looking for names and info on descendants of Dr. Josiah Coleman (and all three of his wives, Jane Hill, Martha Hill and Amanda Reed, Kinney) who founded the town of Pickering, Nodaway Co. Mo. I am writing a book about this family and would like to include as many descendants as possible. I have a lot of info on Dr. Coleman, if anyone is doing research on this family.   Paula Coleman Wed Sep 24 21:29:20 1997

I am requesting information about the family of Francis CONLIN and Dorothy MALOTT. Francis Conlin, farmer and stock raiser, was born in Ireland, November 1, 1814, and emigrated to this country in 1835, settling in Dorset, Vermont, where he learned the stone cutters' trade, serving an apprenticeship of two years and a half. Eventually in October 1844, he moved to Nodaway Co. He married Miss Dorothy Jane MALOTT, of Platte County, Missouri, September 9, 1845. They had eight children: William T., Francis Marion, Sara A., John Floyd, Samuel Houstin, Margaret Ann, Eliza Fane, and Mary M. Dorothy died June 16, 1881. Their son Francis Marion Conlin b. February 22, 1848 in Barnard, Nodaway Co., MO, m. December 11, 1870 in Nodaway Co. to Sarah Elizabeth ROBISON b. February 8, 1850 in New Washington, Clark Co., IL d. November 21, 1931 in Barnard, Nodaway Co., MO. Francis and Sarah’s had six children, Cemmie Mable, Eli E., Flora, Nellie, Samuel Houstin and William. Their Daughter Clemmie Mable b. February 3, 1880 in Barnard, Nodaway Co., MO d. August 11, 1932 in Barnard, MO m. July 20, 1904 to Jesse James GROVES b. February 7, 1889 in Graham, Nodaway Co., MO d. September 5, 1918 in Boise, Ada Co., ID. Clemmie and Jesse had four children, Mavis Opal, Nellie Franklin, Leland Byron and Wallace Woodrow. Their son Wallace Woodrow b. February 24, 1913 d. March 1, 1918 married Sybil LINVILLE. I am looking for any information about this family, descendants and ancestors. Any assistance would be appreciated.   Owen E. Boyle--Sun Dec 28 11:14:20 1997

We are seeking any info on the FRAMPTONS, SMITHS AND LITERS of the Parnell & Ravenwood, Nodaway County area. My wife is descended from a Samuel Frampton (1826-1904) who settled near Ravenwood, MO. His son was Richard David Frampton (1854-1922). We'd gladly share info.
William & Sandra Baker Sat Sep 13 16:40:19 1997

James Henry Goodwin b 1862. Info on parents, siblings, and/or children. Also have 3 other Goodwin lines that pass through Nodaway county, that have not been identified.   Jim Adkins Mon Jun 2 21:21:06 1997

Looking for information on Edwin GRIFFIN and descendants. Edwin GRIFFIN married Harriet LEWIS in Dubuque, Iowa in 1849 and later moved to Delaware Co., Iowa. They had children Sylvester, Edwin Allen, Rosella and Lewis. With second wife Frances, his children were Ira, William Azotis, Matilda, David, Ed, George, Asel and Francis. They moved to Nodaway Co., Mo. in the mid 1850s. Any information would be helpful.   Patricia Bruce--Fri Nov 21 19:00:17 1997

I am Seeking information about the GROVES family from Nodaway Co., MO. The family started with Hiram b. 15 August 1808 in Sumner Co., TN, d. 11 February 1888 in Nodaway Co., MO. He m. 02 September 1838 in Platt Co., MO , Sarah Ann MCCLAIN. Children of Hiram and Sarah were James Franklin, Mary Elizabeth, Jasper Marion, Albert Columbus, William Thomas (W T), Matthew, Lathe J. Hiram David, Martha Pricilla, Edward Baxter and Alverda Price. I show the following descendants for son James Franklin b. 22 June 1839 in Platte Co., MO, and died 10 November 1886 in Graham, Nodaway Co., MO. m. 24 August 1862 in Nodaway Co., MO, Sarah R. SPENCER, Susann M. (SB), Mary C. (SB), William J., Thomas M., Ettie May (SB), Hiram L., Nellie, Jesse James, Robert L. (SB) and Christopher N. I show the following descendants for their son Jesse James b. 07 February 1880, Graham, Nodaway Co., MO; d. 05 September 1918, Boise, Ada Co., ID m. 20 July 1904 in Barnard, Nodaway Co., MO, to Clemmie Mable CONLIN b. 3 February 1880 in Barnard, Nodaway Co., MO d. 27 August 1932 in Barnard, Nodaway Co., MO, their descendants were Mavis Opal (m. Claud Everett WILSON), Nellie Franklin (m. Fred James BEEMS), Leland Byron (m. Geneva Wilson) and Wallace Woodrow( m. Sybil LINVILLE). I would appreciate any information about the family including escendants and ancestors.  Owen E. Boyle--Sun Dec 28 12:40:02 1997

Seek parentage or descendant info on Dorothy Henderson, b. 25 Oct 1914, d. Jan 1974, Maryville MO.
Carl Unbehaun Fri Oct 10 12:29:00 1997

George HILL, b 18 53 MO, appears on 1860 censuswith parents Stephen and Anne (Anderson)HILL in Jackson twp,Andrew County MO. On 1870 census, George is apparently livingwith family of Elizabeth BROWN in Hughes twp, Nodaway County MO,as a farm laborer and "attending school." Seek info on George HILL and family of Elizabeth BROWN.  Marilyn Hill Mansouria Sat May 17 12:04:47 1997

The following family lived in and around Nodaway Co near Hopkins, for many years. I am tracking their descendants and would like to hear from anyone who was knowledge of or an interest of any of these names: David Bell HOPPLE m Helen WILLIAMSON Children: 1/ Dennis HOPPLE brn 1869 m Mary Alice PATTERSON 2/ Nell HOPPLE brn 1871 m ______ UNFRED 3/ Fred HOPPLE brn 1873 m Carrie Alice WELCH 4/ Jess HOPPLE brn 9 DEC 1874 5/ Lorenzo D HOPPLE m Janet CUMMINGS 6/ Alonzo Marion HOPPLE brn 1878 m Margaret CUMMINGS 7/ Eliza Minnie HOPPLE brn 1881 m _______ CRUSS 8/ Katie U HOPPLE bnrn 1883 m _______ DOWNEY 9/ Emmit Ray HOPPLE brn 26 Jan 1885 10/ Dee Raymond HOPPLE brn 1885 m Addie Cecile BAKER 11/ Benjamin H HOPPLE brn 1887 never m 12/ Maud Agnes HOPPLE brn 1889 m Charles STRINGER 13/ Charles W HOPPLE brn 1892 m Susie WILDER   R Jay Williamson--Tue Dec 9 23:34:32 1997

Looking for information about the Jakeway family. Some records I have show a marriage in Grant City, Worth Co. of James and Sophia Jakeway. Also, there may have been several births of their children and grandchildren in Parnell, Nodaway Co. MarciaCurtis Wed May 21 05:45:53 1997

JARVIS, Abie & Maud Smith, married around 1893. I needinformation on Abie and family. Maud Smith Jarvis is buried at Pickering, MO, Nodaway Co., died Nov. 13, 1913 along side her son, Jerome, died June 13, 1903. Any information on this family, please contact me. Millie Alexander Thu Apr 1714:00:56 1997

I have a photo taken by Mendenhall photographer in Maryville about 1880 of my GGF Kearn(s). Any information as to his first name, death, burial, marriage, etc, would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
Gene Schrage--Wed Nov 26 11:35:13 1997

Nancy "Nannie" Elizabeth KIDD b. 1870, Bedison, Nodaway Co. married Charles Leslie Young in 1891 and moved to IA. Looking for KIDD family who lived in Nodaway between 1860 and 1935. Thank you.  April Coggins Wed Apr 23 06:10:30 1997
Looking for William KILL, born in Germany, m.Magdalena Pfeifer, born in USA. Lived in Clyde or Conception, catholic, probablyborn about mid 1800's. Children, Agnes Theresa, b.1890, (m.George MALOY), Lawrence and 4 others. Looking for any of his family or immigration information. Thanks;
Lee Workman--Mon Dec 8 17:00:07 1997

I am looking for any information on the Kuhn, Graves, Grey, and Jarvis surnames. The information I have show George Miller Kuhn married Elizabeth Ann Graves on May 16, 1880 in the Jefferson Township in Nodaway County. Any information will be helpful.   Nancy Sandquist--Tue Dec 30 09:40:48 1997

I am searching for info on Olive Opal LAMPHEAR,LANPHEAR. Born 21 Jun 1900 Nodaway Co., Elmo, Missiouri her mother Sarah Kizziah Roberts Born 27 Mar 1872 in Nodaway Co., Elmo, Missiouri Died 6 Dec. 1944 Mobridge SD. Sarah's father and mother were Taylor Roberts and Lucinda Abbotts.
Dann Chesmore Sun Feb 23 09:32:16 1997

Seeking other researchers of Lebbeus Manley/Polly Johnston family of Nodaway County, MO. Their children were Sarah Gregg(1831-1855), George G. Manley (1833-1896), Harrison Manley(1835-1887), Mary Ann Cross (1837-1899), Ruth Ann McMichael(1840-1916), William Riley Manley (1842-1911), Roswell Manley(1845-1900), Julia Markwell Morris Lane (1847-1919) and Susannah Stephens Dewitt (1849-1895).   Judy McMichael Wed May14 07:41:11 1997

Seeking other researchers of the family of GreenberryMcMichael who was in Nodaway County, MO from 1850 to 1869.His children were Andrew (1839), Rachael (1840-189?), Robert(1843-1934), William (1844), Nancy (1846), Elizabeth (1847),Sarah (1849), Thomas (1852-1888), Minerva Elvira (1853-1875)Margaret (1855) and Melvina (1859).Greenberry was married first to Melvina McAlister, second to Elizabeth Helmick. Any information about this family would be greatly appreciated.
Judy McMichael Wed May14 07:34:57 1997

Looking for information on Jahugh Mitchell who married Mahala Foster. They were living in Nodaway Co. Mo in 1862. Mahala died there in about 1872. Shortly after that the family moved to Kansas. Thank very much for any help. Fitz   William Fitzpatrick-- Wed Nov 26 11:05:54 1997

Searching all of these surnamesin and around Worth county, Mo. May be Moler's in Nodaway co as well... other surnames married into the MOLER surname.Thanks for any help you can give. Peggy
Peggy Camp Fri Apr 2521:25:10 1997

I am interested in the family of Bill and Susan (JONES) PERSINGER who were living in Nodaway Co, MO in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Susan Persinger had previously been married to Hiram HENDERSON and they had one child, Andrew HENDERSON who was born in 1858. Susan was later married to Bill PERSINGER and they had three sons, John T. PERSINGER b. 1868, George B. PERSINGER b. 1873 and Charles PERSINGER b. 1876. Susan died in 1909 and at about that time the children moved on the Dundy and Hitchcock Co, Nebraska.   Cindy Wilbur--Thu Nov 20 18:31:40 1997
William G. PURCELL and his wife Elizabeth ENTSMENGER settled in Nodaway County. Their son Wilson Monroe PURCELL married Rebecca Jenny CURTIN and at least two of their children, Lucretia Velma PURCELL and Oakley Carl PURCELL were born in Bernard, Nodaway County, Mo. before the family moved to Oklahoma. Can anyone give me additional information on this pioneer family?  W.L. Barker Tue Sep 2 12:49:58 1997

I'm seeking descendants of George RILEY, born in KY in 1820, the son of Bailey Riley, who was originally from Stafford Co, VA where my direct ancestor John RILEY was born in 1814. George arrived in Nodaway County in 1855. My branch of the RILEY family has a hereditary hearing impairment, and I am curious to know if other Riley families have the same problem.
Ann Turner--Wed Nov 19 09:16:39 1997

I am looking for information on David SHAVER and his wife Emily. I found them in the 1880 Nodaway Co. census in Polk township. He was a farmer. His children listed are Willima K, Annanias (hard to read and says male, strange name) Malinda, Abbey (my great-grandmother) and Elizabeth with husband Soloman TRUSTY and child Edward. Any information would be greatly appreciated. David was born circa 1826 and Emily was born circa 1835.  Mark Hill Sat Oct 4 08:08:46 1997

SMITH, Minerva R. b. 1836 in IL - married to Josiah W. SMITH from Pickering, MO, NODAWAY CO. They lived in a big house at Pickering from around 1880-1910. Minerva died on Aug 7, 1905 at Pickering and her children were: George W. SMITH & his wife Francis, Samuel SMITH, wife Golda and son George T., Virginia SMITH m. John SARGENT, and Maud SMITH m. to Abie JARVIS. Minerva is buried at White Oak Cemetery along with Maud and an infant. I need any information on this family. Thanks so much,  Millie Alexander Sent 11/06 6:08.55

I am searching for any information on the Stingley family of Nodaway County. I know they were there in the 1850 US Census. I am specifically interested in any information on Moses Stingly (Stingley). He was supposedly a Captain in the Platt River Hellions. I do not know whether they were a CSA unit or a USA unit. Any information on this unit or this family will be greatly appreciated. Thanks and God bless!   Brett West--Tue Dec 9 12:03:14 1997

THOMPSON, Thomas. Seeking information my GGG Grandfather, Thomas THOMPSON born in Franklin Co., OH in 1809. Married to Elizabeth SKINNER/CARR and Mary FINDLEY in Jackson Co, IN. Later moved to Adams Co., IA. Lived with one of their children in later years in Wilcox, Nodaway, MO. Wife Mary (d 1899) and Thomas(d 1888) are buried in Kain Cemetary in Nodaway Co, MO. They were members of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Would like to exchange information with anyone researching this family. My line follows son William Henry THOMPSON, from Thomas's first marriage to Elizabeth. Any information is appreciated,   Modena Riddle Sat Aug 30 22:31:42 1997

Andrew VANSICKLE was born Sept. 2, 1881 and Died June of 1967 in Elmo, Nodaway, MO. I am trying to find the names of his siblings or parents.  Linda--Sun Dec 14 23:06:22 1997

Rev. Aaron Wallace pastored Bethel Baptist church in the lasthalf of the 1800s. Would like any additional info on him, parents,spouse, children, siblings etc.  Jim Adkins Mon Jun 221:47:13 1997

Am looking for the ancestors of Anna S Walters born 29 Oct 1867; died 10 Oct 1894 in Pleasantville, IA. She married Peter B. Woods on 27 Dec 1886 in Graham, MO. The were married at the home of her sister who lived near Graham. Her name was Mrs, J, Heise. She had a brother John Ruben Walters and their father was Charles Walters. I would also like to find out about the old school records. As Peter taught school there in 1884/1885. Karl Forehand Jr. Tue Sep 16 07:05:44 1997
ADKINS, BEAN, CHANCE, DANLEY, DEW, GOODWIN, LINEBAUGH, REED,SALLEE, SNODDERLY, SPENCER, TUDDER, WEATHERMAN, WHITTEN(ON) Anyone whowould like to exchange info on any of the above names, please e-mail me.Nodaway and surrounding counties.
Jim ADKINS Mon Jun 2 22:04:19 1997

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