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EIMEN, FISHER posted by Jerry Champion on Monday, August 3, 1998

Researching FISHER family - Stephen and Rachel from VA and TN. Listed in 1850 census with 8 children: Elizabeth, Martha, William, Rutha, George, Catharine, John and Thomas. John is my great grandfather. He enlisted in the Union Army Co E , Second Missouri Cavalry (Merrills Horse)at age 16 in 1864-65 and mustered out at Nashville, TN. He then went to Normal, IL and married Barbara EIMEN from Piken, IL. I'm looking for the rest of his family.

BLYTHE posted by Dan Schafer on Wednesday, August 5, 1998

I am interested in the ancestry of W. Riley BLYTHE, among the first legislators from Ray, Co. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

BLAIN, THOMAS posted by Geraldine E. Ballew on Tuesday, August 11, 1998

Thomas BLAIN came to Mo., Ray Co., in the late 1830's with his wife Mary(Polly) Vandiver and 3 minor children. He had 4 adult sons who also came about the same time and settled in Ray Co., I'm sure there are many descendants of these men in the Co., The sons of Thomas BLAIN are William, James, George, and a daughter Polly Ann who married a Hunter and had a son named Thomas. Can anyone respond? Thank you. G. Ballew ballew@mlode.com

MORGAN, THORNTON posted by Edgar C. Smith on Wednesday, August 12, 1998

John W. THORNTON mar. Sally MORGAN in Ray Co. in 1823, apparently his second wife. William MORGAN mar. Elizabeth THORNTON in Ray. Co. in 1832. Believe she was dau. if John. How are William and Sally related? Is William MORGAN the same man who was sheriff when Mormons were run out of MO in 1838?

ARCHER, BARGER, CLARK, HEIPLE, TARWATER, TULL posted by Carl Barger on Monday, August 17, 1998

8/17/98 I am interested in finding information on the following families who lived in the Camden and Fishing River Twp. in Ray Co. Mo., in 1880 Wm T.BARGER Family: William T. BARGER and his wife had four children: George W. BARGER, Maggie BARGER, Cora BARGER, and William Oscar BARGER. The other families are: James TARWATER, wife Delilah A BARGER Higgs TARWATER. The had several Children: Avengline, Virgie, Mandy Jacob, George. Another Family: Martha J.BARGER TULL REHINE: Martha J. REHINE was living with her two sons: Allen F. TULL, AGE 22 and Joseph TULL, age 21 in the Camden Twp. in 1880. Susan CLARK HEIPLE ARCHER BARGER. This was my Gr-Grandmother. Anyone knowing anything about any of these families please contact me. Thanks! Carl Barger, Superintendent of the Warren Public Schools, Warren, Arkansas

DAVIS, GROVE, NOFFZINGER posted by Vincent Correll on Saturday, August 22, 1998

Paulina Grove NOFFZINGER, b 1 May 1849 in Timmey's Point, Ray Co. MO. She married George Washington DAVIS, and they lived in Caldwell Co. Paulina's father, David C. NOFFZINGER, died 23 June 1895 and is buried in Tinney's Point. His wife, Mary Catherine GROVE, is also buried in Tinney's Point.

FOSTER, JACKSON posted by Shirley Small on Saturday, August 22, 1998

does anyone remember a Frank Howard FOSTER? I think his wifes maiden name was JACKSON thier oldest daughter was named Ruby and they lived in Richmond,NO. Ray co. in 1917 Thanks

KIRKPATRICK posted by Jerri Stroud on Tuesday, August 25, 1998

I am looking for the name of the mother of Francis and Margaret KIRKPATRICK, who grew up in Richmond, Mo. and who are both buried in Ray County. I believe they were born in Richmond. Neither woman ever married, so their mother's name would be KIRKPATRICK. I have a quilt made by this woman in the 1930s (approx.) and would like to know her name. Frances KIRKPATRICK's birthdate was 11/10/1895. She died 3/17/81.

FARRIS, HAILEY posted by Jean Rotter on Thursday, August 27, 1998

Looking for info on Lloyd FARRIS, b c 1906 m. possibly 1928 to Cressie Belle HAILEY in Ray County. Her father was Charles HAILEY. They were all from St. Louis area. Any info would be appreciated. Their son, Charles Sylvestor FARRIS was b 10-5-1927 in Andrew County. thanks

CASE, CURRY, LITCHENTHALER, PHILLIPS posted by Terry Straub on Thursday, August 27, 1998

Does anyone have any info on a Jacob Benjamin LITCHENTHALER who married Fanny Elizabeth PHILLIPS. They had the following children Ltea Homes LITCHENTHALER, who married James Ernest CASE, Don, Laura who maried a man by the last name of CURRY, and Leona. Most of the children above who born in Richmond, Missouri. Any help you can give would be great. Terry

AKERS posted by Carol Albrecht on Friday, August 28, 1998

I am looking for my GGG-Grandfather Hugh AKERS and his wife. They had a daughter Sara Elizabeth AKERS born in Ray County in 1830. Thank you for any assistance. Carol Albrecht

NATION, TARWATER posted by Julia Curiale on Friday, August 28, 1998

I am trying to trace the NATION surname. I was told that Isaac NATION married a Nancy TARWATER in Ray County in 1841. I am trying to confirm that. I am at a standstill until I can find out some information on Isaac NATION, if you can help, I would appreciate it very much. Thank You

HARPOLE, PRUETT posted by Sandy Deckard on Saturday, August 29, 1998

I am looking for the family of William Hamilton PRUETT, bn:. Dec. 7 1844, Camden, Ray County. Married Barbara HARPOLE May 4,1871. Who were thier children? Any info. would be greatly appreated. Thank you. Sandy

BEESON, BURNS, DYKES, PATTERSON, PERRY, SHEA, SMITH, TURNAGE, WOODS posted by Robert Patterson on Saturday, August 29, 1998

Family record shows Ray County as the home of Samuel TURNAGE. Son Everett Patten TURNAGE (Dannie) married Adeline DYKES. Adelines son Everett Emmett TURNAGE married Helen PATTERSON of Carthage Mo. Everett E.s' brother Samuel Alvin not located. Other surnames are from a branch of the family leading to Samuel and Nancy TURNAGE's other children, numbering nine (9). Namely William, Leone, Dode, Joshua, Lulu, Lawrence, Claude, Bertha and Nook. Please e-mail any recognized connectons.

ABRAHAM, JESTON, OLLIVER, PHILLIPS posted by Brent House on Sunday, August 30, 1998


DEHART, EDWARDS posted by Pat LINDERMAN on Monday, August 31, 1998

1850 Census Ray Co. dist 75 shows a Samuel and Sarah DEHART, 35 yrs. old (both) from OH and Ind. Their Children Susan, John, and Remember A. I am searching for Martha DEHART who married my g grandfather William W. EDWARDS. She died and is buried in a cemetary there - 1885. I have reason to believe that she is the dau of Samuel and Sarah DEHART but so far can't find the connection. She did not appear on the 1860 census.

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