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CUMY, DUFFEY, DUFFY, FISHER posted by Leonard Duffey on Thursday, February 3, 2000

My grandmother, Orella Cumy (Fisher) Duffey was born in richmond,ray county 7-4 1872 her madin name was Fisher, her father was James. She had abrother Bob ,3 sisters,Tillie,Sue,May, May married a man named Thompson. Orilla married Peter W Duffey in Richmond on11-19-1890, Peter had 2 brothers Paterick the other ? Peter & Orella had 9 children, Christina,Edna,John,Ora,James,Lawerance,Cleo,Thomas,Leonard. Looking for any info on above thanks

AUSTIN, WOLLARD posted by Nancy Parker on Thursday, February 3, 2000

I am needing to find the birth record of my grandfather, John Andrew AUSTIN, born 14 September 1888 near Richmond, Ray County, Missouri. His parents were Alonzo Austin and Lucinda Emly (Wollard) Austin. Can anyone tell me where this birth record may be found and is there anyone out there willing to do a lookup for me. Will be most grateful for the help.

SHUTTS posted by Sheila Shutts on Saturday, February 5, 2000

James H. SHUTTS b. abt 1832 NY d. m. Jane E. _____ Known Children: Emma Burges, and Ada A. In a Benton Co., IA newspaper on 10 Jun 1879, it states, "J.H. Shutts, of Lawson, Mo., formerly county treasurer of this county, is visiting Vinton."

YOUNGMAN posted by Kelly Youngman Summers on Monday, February 7, 2000

I am looking for any information about the YOUNGMAN family that lived in Ray & Clay Counties, Missouri from 1820 - ? Thanks

MEREDITH, SKAGGS posted by Mikel Meredith on Friday, February 11, 2000

I am looking for information and descendants of Carrol Lewis (Lewis or L.W.) Meredith b: abt1805 in Edmonson County, Ky. md Synthia SKAGGS March 20,1832 in Edmn. Co., Ky. and died in Ray Co., Mo. Apr. 11, 1878. They moved to Missouri some time around 1860. They had the following children: James Meredith b: 1832 Joseph S. Mer. b: 1834 William Mer. b: 1836 Lucy Mer. b: 1838 Elizabeth Mer. b: 1840 John L. Mer. b: 1842 Willis Mer. b: 1844 Reuben Mer. b: 1847 Susannah Mer. b: 1855 Any information will be appreciated. Thanks, Mikel Meredith

ZEMMER posted by Sherry Fleischer on Tuesday, February 15, 2000

Samuel Zemmer was living in Ray Co, MO in 1843. I am trying to determine if he was the father of my Jacob Jesse Zemmer b 1836. Jacob had two sons, Samuel Lee Zemmer and Jacob Jesse Zemmer, Jr. and they lived in Paradise, Clay Co, MO.

GODDARD, MCCLAIN posted by Cottie McLean @aol.com on Thursday, February 17, 2000

Would like info on Benjamin F. McClain,born 1800 in Guilford Co., N.C. died 1863 in Ray Co., Mo. in 1863, and wife Isabel. Their daughter Damaris m Blinn C. Goddard 20 Feb., 1844, in Ray Co.These people were in the 1860 census.Thanks. .

GREEN, MEADOR, WILLIAMS posted by Joseph Shumway on Friday, February 18, 2000

Looking for a Mary Ellen WILLIAMS wife of Thomas Lee MEADOR. They were married Aug 10, 1890 in Ray Co. Mary Ellen was born Nov 20 1873 in Moniteau Co. Missouri to John G. and Malissa GREEN WILLIAMS. Thomas and Mary Ellen lived in Hardin where they had three children, Grace Alverta, Viola Rhoda, and Jesse Lee. Mary Ellen died on Jun 19, 1901 at Hardin and was buried in the Hardin Cemetery, but her grave was washed away when the cemetery flooded. Thomas went to Oklahoma where he re-married and had 3 more children. Mary Ellen had an uncle Ransom GREEN who lived in Crooked River Twp. where Thomas was from. I am trying to find links to Mary Ellen's father John G. Any information would be greatly appreciated!

BATES, RAINS, SHERMAN posted by Joseph Meyer on Saturday, February 26, 2000

Seeking information on Isaac C SHERMAN who md Sarah RAINS 28 Nov, 1855 in Ray county, MO. Who was the Parents of Sarah RAINS? She was born October 1839 in KY. Isaac SHERMAN was born in Greene co, IL the son of Isaac SHERMAN and Mary BATES, Was he related to the BATES of Ray county?

BERRY, BURKE, HUMBIRD posted by Rhonda Vaoifi on Sunday, February 27, 2000

Looking for family info: Humbirds lived in Richmond and Rayville. Charity Burke was married to William Rufus Humbird. Thats all I know about them. Berrys lived in Cowgill. Would appreciate any info. I am the youngest Granddaughter and there is no one left to ask these Questions. Thank You

MCGONIGLE posted by Brian Anderson on Monday, February 28, 2000

I am looking for information on an Eli McGONIGLE family that migrated to Ray Co., MO. from Illinois after 1830. Eli McGONIGLE was born ca. 1780 in North Carolina and is listed in the 1850 Ray Co., MO census I am told. I also am informed that there are still quite a few descendants in the Ray Co., MO area. I am trying to see if I can link this family to a McGONIGLE line that I have.

HOPKINS, LEOPOLD, REED posted by Thomas J. Reed on Monday, February 28, 2000

I am researching the descendants of John REED of Alabama. Two of his sons, James REED and THOMAS C. REED, ran a grocery store in Missouri City, CLAY COUNTY, MO, from 1860-1883. Tom Reed was postmaster of Missouri City, a position which passed to Frances Reed, daughter of James Reed in 1883 when Tom Reed died. I am looking in particular for information on the following people: CHILDREN OF JAMES REED Sara REED who married LEWIS HOPKINS, an attorney Mary (Molly) REED who married Arthur LEOPOLD and was said to be living in Centropolis, MO in 1893 John REED, who lived in Norbonne, Ray County MO in 1886 CHILDREN OF THOMAS REED John Wesley Reed (not to be confused with his cousin)

CRAVEN posted by Bette Sears on Monday, February 28, 2000

I am looking for any information on a Solomon Craven. I need to know if he was married and if he had any children. I know he was a twin, but do not know the name of his twin. I know he lived in Ray County Mo. I am also looking for any information on a Nora Craven that was born abt mid 1890's. She would may have been born in Texas. thank you Bette Sears

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