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HOUSTON, HURLBURT, MOSS posted by Randal Moss on Wednesday, July 1, 1998

I am looking for info on the following people. Reuben J. MOSS married Elviry M. HOUSTON 2 Aug. 1849 in Ray Co., Missouri. They are listed in the 1850 Census as household 1422 Reuben MOSS 23 born in Missouri and Elvira MOSS 21 born in Tennessee. Living with them is William MOSS 26 born in Kentucky. Reuben and Elviry had a son named James MOSS born in Ray Co., Missouri in 1851. Does anyone know what happened to this family? They are not in the 1870 Census for Missouri. Is their son, James, the same James MOSS that married Mary H. HURLBURT in Redding, Shasta, California in September of 1871?

DOUTHIT, GORHAM posted by Susan Douthit on Thursday, July 2, 1998

I am looking for information on Mary GORHAM, I beleive she was on the 1850 census of Ray Co., age listed as 12 years old. If this is the same Mary GORHAM she might have married a John H. DOUTHIT on 26 Apr. 1855 in MO., died 1 Aug. 1868, AR.. If anyone could help or have information on the GORHAM'S and DOUTHIT'S I'd really appreciate it. Thank you for your time. Susan Douthit

BATES, RAINS, SHERMAN posted by Joseph Meyer on Saturday, July 4, 1998

I need information on Thomas Isaac C. SHERMAN, mother may have been a BATES, who md Sarah RAINS on 28 November 1855 in Ray county, Mo. Sarah RAINS was supposed to have been born 1836-1840 in Ky, her father might have been John RAINS. Any information on these families as well as any BATES information will help. I will share my information. Thomas Sherman and wife Sarah went to Jersey co., IL by 1870.

ELLIOTT, MITCHELL posted by Lisa Boehm on Sunday, July 5, 1998

I am looking for any information on Samuel ELLIOTT(1852-1939) and his wife Srildia Ann(1862-1939). I know they had at least 4 children, one is my grand-mother Jennie V. She married Albert Leroy MITCHELL. We think he came to Missouri from Nebraska. My great-grandparents, grand- parents, and father (Hubert P. "Al" MITCHELL) are all buried in South Point, Ray Cnty. If you know anything about them, please let me know.

BLAKELY, ROUTH posted by Joyce Willhoit on Sunday, July 5, 1998

Searching for descendents of Isaac ROUTH b. 1772 in Randolph Co NC, d. abt 1840 in Grainger Co TN; m. Mary BLAKELY in Knox CO TN. Children: Jacob (1795); Stephen (1797); Hezekiah (1798); Jonathan (1800); John (1805); Isaac (1809); Susanna (1810); Hugh (1813); Levin (1816); William Jeremiah (1824). Descendents migrated to Polk, Dallas, & Ray Co MO. Any information would be appreciated.


I am seeking and willing to exchange information on the VANBEBBER and YOAKUM families. Members of these two families left Claiborne Co. TN. in the early 1830's and settled in Ray County. Family connections are: RENFRO, KINCAID, HAMILTON, MAYES, CAMPBELL, and HARMON.

HALE posted by L Coley on Thursday, July 9, 1998

Isaac HALE was born in Va abt 1807. His father Mead HALE moved the family to TN by 1811. By 1831 Isaac has moved his family to MO where the following four children were born Joseph abt 1832, Lusetta J abt 1837, Isaac H, abt 1843, William S abt1847. Interested in contacting descendants of this family who want to share family information.

BRYAN, STOKES posted by pjarred on Thursday, July 9, 1998

George Washington BRYAN, b in KY; married Sarah STOKES in Todd Co, KY 9 Jun 1842. They had the following children: Mary Hester, Nancy Jane, John F, George L, Thomas J, J.W. and Sarah Elizabeth BRYAN. This family is shown on the 1860 Ray County, Mo census. Did Geo and Sarah die in Ray Co, MO? Did their children remain in Ray Co, MO? Would appreciate any info on this family.

CLEVENGER posted by donnan on Friday, July 10, 1998

I am looking for any information on John CLEVENGER'S parents and family. John CLEVENGER was born in Ray County, MO approximately 1899 and died there approximately 1992. John and his wife, Edna, had Margaret, Carolyn, Leta, George and Ernest. Any family information would be greatly appreciated!

BARRON, CURTIS, MOORE, VANDERPOOL posted by Randy Nelson on Friday, July 10, 1998

I am looking for information on the family of Lynch MOORE and his Wife Ellen CURTIS who lived in Ray County MO from 1830 until at least 1858. Also Ellen's parents Elijah CURTIS and Jane VANDERPOOL lived in Richmond in 1840. Also Thomas BARRON and his wife Nancy VANDERPOOL were in Richmond in 1840. These families were from Campbell Co. TN and also N.C. before that. Any info would be appreciated.

CLAMPITT, FOSTER posted by Robert Freeman on Saturday, July 11, 1998

Seeking information on my great-grandfather Roy (Rosie) CLAMPITT. Born 5 Aug 1868. His father was Louis CLAMPITT; his mother Josephine FOSTER. CLAMPITTs reported to be from Ray County or possibly Hamilton or Caldwell counties.

BECKLEY, COLLEY, THOMPSON posted by William Thompson on Tuesday, July 14, 1998

Looking for Ray County cemetery locations where Richard THOMPSON and wife Mildrich (COLLEY) THOMPSON who died between 1850-1860 are buried.Also looking for cemetery where John H THOMPSON died abt 1856 is buried and Johns wife Mary (BECKLEY)THOMPSON died aft 1880 is buired

ASTRY, ELLIOTT, HUDGENS, KINNEY, OLIVER, SCOTT, TARWATER, TUCKER posted by Sharron L. Scott on Thursday, July 16, 1998

Henry SCOTT married Mary Ann KINNEY Ralph C. SCOTT Married Grace ASTRY David OLIVER married Fannie Lou TUCKER. The TARWATERs are married into the TUCKERs. James L. TUCKER born 1787 married Catherine A. HUDGENS. Son of James L. TUCKER is David H. TUCKER b.10/21/1816 married Millie ELLIOTT

BYRD posted by Ramona Kane on Thursday, July 16, 1998

Looking for Donald Edward "Donny" BYRD or his descendants. Donny was born abt 1933 in Ray County, Mo the son of Charles Edward Byrd & Viola Elliott. I have some of his mother's belongings, including a Bible she had prior to marriage, I would like to pass on.

COLCLASURE, COLCLESURE posted by Tricia Colcleasure Carothers on Tuesday, July 21, 1998

Looking for information on the family of John COLCLESURE and Allen COLCLESURE (or any Colclasure/Colclesure's!). They are both listed in the 1830 Ray Co., MO census. I've lots of info to share, but am having trouble with the Missouri line. Thank you.

ETHERTON posted by Barbara Davis on Tuesday, July 21, 1998

Searching for descendants and/or information on Joshua and Mary ETHERTON. Joshua born Abt. 1785 in VA. and died 1838 in Ray Co., MO. I am a great grand daughter of Carrie Vird ETHERTON, who was the daughter of John. John was the son of William and grandson of Joshua and Mary. Any help most welcome. Will gladly trade info. Thank you.

MAYBERRY, THOMPSON, TURNER posted by Richard Hallick on Thursday, July 23, 1998

Doing research on George Washington "Baldy" THOMPSON and wife Margaret (Virginia or Elizabeth) Isabella TURNER, married December 5, 1872 in Ray Co. Looking for information on Parents of Margaret (Robert TURNER of Virginia on her death certificate) and children of the couple born in Ray Co. before they departed for Colorado. George W. is son of David A. THOMPSON and Eveline MAYBERRY of Ray Co.

DUNCAN, YOUNG posted by Cris Lee on Thursday, July 23, 1998

I am looking for information on Joseph DUNCAN who moved to Richmond in the late 1830's. He had a son John Henry DUNCAN who married Susan May YOUNG.

BURKS, CLARK, ENDICOTT, STANDLEY posted by Wanda Tackett on Friday, July 24, 1998

Thomas J BURKS married Sarah E ENDICOTT abt 1873 in Ray Co. Sarah was the dau of William & Rebecca STANDLEY ENDICOTT. Sarah had one Susan who married Geo CLARK. Would love to hear from anywho with these surnames.

ALLRED, WHITLOCK posted by Glen Green on Saturday, July 25, 1998

Am seeking info about birth of Mary Jane WHITLOCK, dau. of Andrew Hyrum WHITLOCK and Anna Caroline ALLRED. Supposedly born Oct. 6, 1830 in Monroe, Ray County, Missouri. Stories passed down claim she is buried in Pioneer Cemetary there, too. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

GROSS posted by Carole Hedger on Monday, July 27, 1998

My Ggrandfather John Franklin GROSS was b. 9 May 1866 in MO, possibly Ray Co. Seek info on his parents and siblings.

ROLLAND, ROWLAND posted by Leesa Wittenstrom on Monday, July 27, 1998

Searching for the parents of David F. ROWLAND b. 1813 in Indiana. Married Elizabeth Lee 2 Jan 1834 in Ray Co. Died 8 Mar 1865 and buried at Hickory Creek Cemetery in Daviess Co. His father could possibly be Matthew ROWLAND who shows up in Ray County in early 1820's. Haven't been able to verify this information. Thanks.

SHINN posted by Jane JONES on Tuesday, July 28, 1998

Am looking for information about the family of Isaac and Love Bartlett SHINN. I know the names of only two of their children: Leonidas and John. Leonidas was born in 1840. I believe the SHINNs were originally from Indiana, and settled in Ray County some time after the Civil War. Any information at all would be most appreciated.

BOLTON, BOULTON, FORD posted by Tony Clark on Wednesday, July 29, 1998

Robert Newton "Bob" FORD, the killer of Jesse James. was from Ray County, and his body was reburied there, probably in 1892. I would like to know whether the location of his grave is known. I would also like to know whether there is evidence of his ever having married. Martha Ford BOLTON or BOULTON, was Bob FORD's sister. I would like to know anything of her history, marital status, offspring, etc.

ADKINS, GEORGE, HOLLOWAY, PROFFITT, SCHOLLE posted by Jane JONES on Thursday, July 30, 1998

I'm looking for information about the family of Francis Marion HOLLOWAY who lived in Ray County early in his life. I would like any information at all, including parents' and siblings' names. He lived in Ray County in the 1870s and 80s I believe. In 1889, he married widow Samantha Dickinson ADKINS. The couple eventually had eight children: James Frederick, Sarah "Mabel" (GEORGE), Lydia "Cordelia" (SCHOLLE), Henry Duncan, Marian Elizabeth (McCAFFERTY), Frank Dickinson, Helen Nadine (who died young), and Florence Amanda "Dot" (PROFFITT).

KING, MOFFITT posted by Lois Walter on Thursday, July 30, 1998

I need to find descendants of Daisy MOFFITT, parents Azel MOFFITT and Lillie KING MOFFITT. Daisy, born around 1899, Ray.Co. Also, whereabouts of Azel MOFFITT'S grave. Need records. Lawson, Mo.?

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