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CAMPBELL, NOBLE posted by Shelley Noble on Monday, September 1, 1997

I am looking for information on John Wesley NOBLE BD:1-13-1859 DD: 5-9-1932. His obituary said that he was born in Illinois but that he resided in Ray County, MO before he moved to Beaver, OK in or about 1904. He was married to Lula CAMPBELL and they had children: Martha, George, John, Oscar, Pete, Thomas, Frank. John Wesley also had seven children from an earlier marriage. Three of them are known as: Charlie, Ralph, Loretta. Any info. about him or his parents would be appreciated.

POLLOCK posted by Larry Marlan Pollock on Thursday, September 11, 1997

I am trying to find out the names of the parents, brothers or sisters of Dela A. POLLOCK born in Ray County in 1844. He is listed on the 1850 census but I have not seen that record. He left Ray county in 1898 and I have all family history after that. Obviously my next step is find out who his parents were and work back to an established geneaology. Thanks.

PRATT posted by Linda Petersen on Saturday, September 13, 1997

The 1850 census in Ray Co MO lists a Joseph PRATT aged 10. Need to know if he is on the 1870 census with a daughter named Laura PRATT b.1865. Any information would be appreciated.

BAXTER, RUTHERFORD posted by Madge Penland on Sunday, September 14, 1997

I am looking for information on the BAXTER and/or the RUTHERFORD families. They lived on farms near Rayville, Mo. during the 1800's. Lucy RUTHERFORD and Ed BAXTER were married in 1890's and later moved to Excelsior Springs, Mo. They are my g-grandparents but I have no information on their parents, siblings,etc. Thanks for any help.

CAMPBELL, POLLOCK, SNYDER, THOMPSON, VANDERPOOL posted by Larry Marlan Pollock on Sunday, September 14, 1997

Looking for parents of Dela A. POLLOCK born 2/20/1844 and is listed in the 1850 census. Married Elizabeth SNYDER 1/10/1865. Children married in toPeter CAMPBELL, Lillian and William VANDERPOOL and George THOMPSON families and migrated to Kansas in 1898.

JACOBS posted by Louise Hudspeth on Tuesday, September 16, 1997

Looking for descendants of Thomas JACOBS, or any JACOBS persons. Jacobs families came from KY, originally MD. Have info on descendants of Greenberry JACOBS, settled in Boone Co. 1828.

WILSON posted by Jane Higley on Thursday, September 18, 1997

WILSON, Ulysses, b.1871 in MO. Son of John and Caroline. m to Josie.1900 Census in Ray Co. Want info. on date of death or deaths of John and Caroline WILSON WILSON, John, b. 1836 in Ill. Seeking date and place of death. WILSON, Caroline, b. 1852 in MO. Seeking date and place of death.

FOWLER, SHELTON posted by Floyd Shelton on Thursday, September 18, 1997

Looking for info on SHELTONs in Ray Co. GGGF was James SHELTON from Tenn early 1820, no b. d..Marriman SHELTON m. 28 July, 1831. GGU Larkin SHELTON m. Catherin FOWLER 7 Oct 1849 in Ray Co.GF John W b. 1847 Ray Co. Especially interested in will of James SHELTON may have been dated 4 June 1831.

FREEMYER, GOBIN, JENNINGS, SILL, WARRICK posted by Wanda Wedge Greathouse on Wednesday, September 24, 1997

Researching JENNINGS, WARRICK, FREEMYER. Cyrenus JENNINGS born 1795 Pa, died 1872 Livingston Co Mo, Married Elizabeth WARRICK born 1800 Pa. They resided: 1823 to Knox Co Mo, 1849 to Livingston Co Mo, 1850 to Ray Co Mo, 1869 at Livingston Co Mo. Their children were: 1. Lacy JENNINGS 2. Benjamin JENNINGS,m. Colesia, lived 1870 and; 1880 in Ray Co Mo, Camden and Knoxville twp's, Richmond PO. 3. William JENNINGS, m. Matha, 1870 in Ray Co Mo, Polk twp, Richmond PO. 4.Elizabeth JENNINGS 5. John JENNINGS m. Nancy Jane moved to Arkansas 6. Harrison JENNINGS m. Abbey Martha, 1850 in Ray Co Mo, 1870 in Ray Co Mo, Camden twp, Richmond PO. Parmelia "Millie" JENNINGS, m 1-Milton GOBIN, m 2-Outy Albert FREEMYER, son of David Wesley FREEMYER JR. and Dorothy SILL. David Wesley FREEMYER JR. was a Confederate soldier, he died in the Camden Expediton in Arkansas. He lived in Colony, Knox Co Mo. Would love to know more about his Civil War companions and his death. Desire any bits and pieces of information on these family's.

WILSON posted by Jane Higley on Thursday, September 25, 1997

I am looking for any information on the family of John WILSON, born c. 1834 in Illinois. He was listed in the census of 1900, as living in Excelsior Springs, as was his son Ulysses (b. 1871)and son Charlie (B1876). In 1900 he was with his second wife, Mollie, and had two daughters with her - Belina (1885) and Lizzie (1886). All the men were stone masons, as was another son, George, who apparently was the contractor of several buildings in Excelsior Springs. I have information on George, but would like to know what happened to the rest of the family.

DEVEREAUX posted by Chris Devereaux on Saturday, September 27, 1997

Looking for my DEVEREAUX great-grandparents, both born in Missouri, and had a son, Merritt V. DEVEREAUX, on March 17, 1860 in Elmira, Ray County, Missouri. Obviously, would also be interested in any baptismal or birth records for Merritt. They were members of the Episcopal Church.

posted by Cary Schooling Campbell on Sunday, September 28, 1997

Need Ancestors and; descendants of John Andrew STILLWAGON who was born 1846, married Georgeanna MITCHELL. They lived in Platte Co., MO. and then moved to Ray Co., MO. Their daughter: Margaret Matilda STILLWAGON was born Sept 9, 1873 in Ray Co., MO. she married George Washington SCHOOLING on July 1, 1894 in Ray Co., MO. Please send any information concerning these families: STILLWAGON, MITCHELL, SCHOOLING.

HICKS, MORGAN posted by George E. Hicks on Sunday, September 28, 1997

James HICKS, Ray County, m. Martha MORGAN. He was b. ca 1830 TN? NC? SC? He had a sister, Mary Jane and brothers John, Joseph and Zeb. Who were his parents?

WILLIAMS posted by Helen McCollum on Sunday, September 28, 1997

Looking for Benjamin McCOLLUM. b. 1842 ,Can. enlisted in Emm from Richmond,in 1862, 51st Reg, Co. H (Union forces) m. Jennie WILLIAMS in 1868-69. 2 sons. Frank b.1870, Harry b. Dec. 2, 1874, in St. Louis. Any one searching this McCollum family?

BRIZENDINE, CREASON posted by Mary Lee Privett on Sunday, September 28, 1997

I am interested in the BRIZENDINE family. Joel came to MO from TN. His son, Robert Alexander, lived at Vibbard, Ray Cnty., and died there May 5, 1901. He and his wife Catherine CREASON, were parents of 14 children, all of whom were born around Vibbard. I have a lot of information that I would be happy to share. I'd like to know more about Joel and his father Thomas and his father Richard.

HALL, HUFF, JUDKINS, PAXTON posted by Carmen Schoenmaker on Sunday, September 28, 1997

JUDKINS of Vibber, Ray County. James Henry JUDKINS b 1837 Logan Kentucky. M Charity HALL 1868 Vibber,Ray County Mo. Daughter of Joseph and Rose HALL of Vibber, Ray County Mo. Sister was Nancy HALL b.1848 Worth County Mo. Charity Hall JUDKINS and; James Henry JUDKINS had 3 children, James Albert b.1869 d.1934, Joseph Henry b.1870 d.1939 and; Mary Alice b.1874 d.1949. My great grandfather Joseph Henry JUDKINS, married on 12/24/1890 Dora Elizabeth PAXTON in Gentry County Mo. Daughter of George and Sarah HUFF of Gentry Co, Mo. Sarah HUFF 's surname is Sarah PAXTON. Dora and Joseph had 10 children. Thomas, Bessie, Grant, Elsie, Edward, Gladys (my grandmother), Bernice, Lucille, Henry, Orville. I am looking for the HUFF, PAXTON and; HALL linage to the JUDKINS family if you have any connection or information please E-mail me.

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