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Thomas L. Harmon -- 28 March 1999
Earl E. OTTINGER, was the Station agent for the C,B&Q (Burlington) RR, for many years in Troy, Lincoln Co., MO (abt. 1914-30?) He married Ella Ruth HARMAN. She was b. 3/25/1895 in Greene Co., MO. She graduated from high school in Bellflower, Montgomery Co, MO. Ruth and Earl had two children Mary and William. Any information on these relatives would be greatly appreciated.

M. J. Rogers -- 28 March 1999
CROCKETT - I am looking for my ggrandparents, Edward & Ellen CROCKETT. They are in the 1900 Lincoln County, Clark Township, MO census. I believe Ellen died in childbirth shortly after this. The baby boy was placed for adoption and my grandmother, Goldie P. CROCKETT and her sister Edna M. were placed in an orphanage. The census shows the occupation of Edw. CROCKETT as a Constable of Clark Township. I would be so greatful for information on Ellen's maiden name, the orphanage where the children were placed, where Ellen is buried and any information on what happened to Edward. 
-- M. J. Rogers, 231 E. Vince St., Ventura, CA 93001

Freda P. Summar -- 23 March 1999
Any info on GLOVER, HILER, GRAHAM, or GILPIN would by most appreciated.  John Edward Glover, and Martha Jane Hiler were married in Lincoln Co., abt. 1885-1895.  He supposedly was born in Knoxville, Tenn, and she perhaps born in Mo.  A dau., Floye Gladys Glover was b. in 1896, and married Clyde E. Graham.  Any info most welcome.

Bonnie L. Johnson -- 23 March 1999
Trying to confirm my gggGranddad William L POLLARD, born Va 1798, died Lincoln Co 1878, married to Elizabeth WALTON 1800 Va-1877 Mo is a brother of John POLLARD born Charlotte Co, Va 1790, died 1871 Lincoln Co; married to Judith Bortel or Baxter, 1794 Va, 1869 Lincoln Co. All the persons named buried Highland Prairie Cemetery. Also feel father of one or both is George POLLARD ca 1790 Scotland, died Mo - but no proof. Would be glad to exchange information.

Guy Wallis -- 21 March 1999
KNOCK, Looking for information on Samuel Henry KNOCK and his wife Mary Elvira WALLIS who moved to Waverly Township, Lincoln County, MO c 1880 and died there. When did they die, where were they burried? They had many children born in MD and VA. What is known about them?

Sandra L. Jackson Swain -- 18 March 1999
Looking for parents of EMMA A MURPHY and G.B MURPHY her brother . I believe thru some records that she and he were born in Lincoln Co Mo.  She married ANDREW JACKSON FRANCE Nov 12 1884 in Nevada, Vernon Co Mo. Thanks.

Barbara -- 19 March 1999
I am looking for Thomas ATKINSON and family. His spouse was Louisa (BRICE) ATKINSON. Thomas resided in LINCOLN COUNTY at the time he and Louisa married (24 Jan 1850 Pike County, MO). They were not on 1850 Pike County, MO census. Reported to be in LINCOLN COUNTY in the 1850-1870's. Thank you, Barbara

Glenna Ross -- 16 March 1999
Searching for any info on William and Sarah Ann McCLELLAN. I have some information on one son, Levi McCLELLAN, b. Dec 22, 1864 in ILL, who married Sophronia KOSTER in Lincoln Co, MO on Oct 31, 1882. He died in Lincoln Co, Mo Jan 6. 1925. He and his wife are buried in Sulphur Lick Cemetery in Lincoln Co. There may have been another son named Henry. I also believe there is a connection to Illinois as census records for Levi indicate he was born in ILL. I'm not sure where. Any information would be appreciated.

Diane Delbridge -- 15 March 1999
Looking for the parents of George A. BOWEN who married Ann POWELL in 1832 in Lincoln Co and lived there until moving to Bates Co, MO in 1857.  Children: Lorenzo, Fydella, Martha, and William Reece.

Ruthe Anne (GOOS) Halligan -- 7 March 1999
My GOOS family starts in Westerkappeln, a small village not far from the larger city of Osnabruck in Westphalia, Germany. This is the north west corner of Germany, not too far from the Netherlands (according to my 1952 map)
      Johann Herman GOOS and Catherine Charlotte TUPST or TUEPKER are the parents of Bernhard Heinrich GOOS, born 4 Jan 1820 in Westerkappeln. Died 16 Nov 1888 in Old Monroe, Lincoln County, Missouri. Came to USA in 1857. First wife was Sophie DICKBERND, second wife Katherina Elizabeth DICKBERND (sister of Sophie). Their children were:
      Heinrich Wilhelm GOOS (son of Sophie) born in Germany 1 Feb 1851
      Sophie Catherine GOOS (dau of Katherina) (married PORTER), born 3 Sep 1858 in Missouri;
      Herman Henry GOOS born 22 Jan 1860 in Missouri
      John August GOOS, born 23 Jun 1861 in Missouri (my grandfather)
      John Henry GOOS, born 1862? in Missouri
      twins John Frederick GOOS & Wilhelmina "Minnie" GOOS (married   KLAUSTERMEIER), born 25 Jul 1867 in Missouri. 
      John August GOOS moved to Otis Orchards, Spokane County, Washington in 1907.  John August is my grandfather. My father was Herman Harold GOOS, son of John August "August" GOOS and Louise Martha Cornelia HAAS.
Any information appreciated.  -- Ruth Anne (GOOS) Halligan, Vallejo, California, USA

Marion Nichols  -- 4 March 1999
RICKS - HENDRICKS -- I'm looking for info. on my gg grandfather, WILLIAM B. RICKS. He was in Lincoln County, Mo in 1830. He married HANNAH S. HENDRICKS 28 Nov 1848 in Pike County, Mo. I need the names of his parents and his children; his death date and place. I also need the name of his wife, HANNAH S. HENDRICKS' parents, her birth and death data. He had a son, WILLIAM THOMAS RICKS, who lived in Bastrop County, TX in 1883. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Marion Nichols, HC 66 Box 124, Overbrook, OK 73453, Phone (580) 226-1595, E-mail

Shirley Penna-Oakes -- 2 March 1999
SMITH - ELLIS. Looking for more information on James SMITH, son of George & Mary (____) SMITH. James died 1 April 1867 in Lincoln Co. MO.  He had married Elizabeth ELLIS, d/of Abraham and Barbara (LEE) ELLIS. They were the parents of Levi Marion SMITH; Mary B. SMITH; Nancy K. SMITH; Abraham F. SMITH; George SMITH; Mary J. SMITH; James McAllister SMITH; Ellen Frances SMITH; Martha A. "Mattie" SMITH; Elizabeth Jerusha SMITH; William Noah SMITH (my ancestor). Will exchange information. Thanks for looking.

Millie Macken -- 22 February 1999
WHEATLEY, O'HANLON -- In Lincoln & Howell CO's. Edward O'HANLON B. Ireland he married Honora ____ _____B. 1796 Ireland, They had at least two sons, William b Abt 1840 in Maryland & James B. 1836 in Ireland. William O'HANLON married Susan Mary WHEATLEY b April 13, 1855, in Millwood, MO, m December 26, 1876, in Millwood, MO. Susan was the Daughter of Stephen WHEATLEY B. 1808 in KY & Ellen ___ ___ B. 1829 MO.  Susan & William moved to Howell after 1880. They had a total of eight children:  James b. 1877, John B. 1880, Anna A. B. 1881, Marion B. 1885, Rosa B. 1887, Clemantine B. 1889, Alice B. 1891, Ida B. 1894.  In the Census of 1880 James O'HANLON & his family were living in St. Louis Co., MO.  My Grandmother was O'HANLON. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Ladorna Bunt -- 21 February 1999
I am looking for information on my CAMPBELL'S. John and Mary A REILEY/O'REILEY CAMPBELL lived in New Hope, MO. John was born 1824 Ireland and Mary A. REILEY/O'REILY was born 1825 PA. I guess they were married in PA. They had 7 children.
1. Anna E. CAMPBELL b. 1847 PA
2. Mary C. Elizabeth CAMPBELL b. 1853 MO m. Lawerenance Taylor 1876. Mary d. 1902
3. Missouri E. CAMPBELL b. 1856 MO m. Mast & GT Felty 1873
4. William Franklin CAMPBELL b. 1856 MO
5. Benjamin C. CAMPBELL b. 1858 MO
6. Margaret Louise CAMPBELL b. 1861 MO
7. Lilly Mae CAMPBELL b. 1865 MO m. John Mulherin Barton 1888 St. Louis, MO d. 1942 Elsberry, MO
          John was a contractor and builder. John died shortly before Lilly was born. In the 1870 Census Mary CAMPBELL was Post Mistress for New Hope, MO for 23 years.
          I would love to have any information on this family. I am related to Lilly Mae CAMPBELL. I am will to share any information I have.

Stephen M. Archer -- 19 February 1999
I am attempting to determine when Joseph KUMBERA first arrived in Lincoln County from Bohemia. KUMBERA took his first oath to become an American citizen at the court house in Troy in 1853 and the second oath five years later. He also appears in the 1880 census for Lincoln County.

Susan Reid Gress-- 17 February 1999
REID -- Looking for info on my great grandparents, CHARLES REID and ZINA MOORE, both from the town of Cyrene, in Lincoln Co. Both were born about 1860-70, married in Cyrene or Bowling Green and moved to Washington state shortly after. Charles served in WWI. Could find neither name on the Russel Reid website. Any help greatly appreciated, as this is our only thread to the Reid family. Thank you, Susan Reid Gress,

Peggy Aoki -- 16 February 1999
Looking for info on my gg grandmother, Anna Dorothea (Dora) HARP. In the
1870 Lincoln County census, she is shown living in Old Monroe with Frank, Mary and Joseph SHUTTER. Frank is a blacksmith, no profession listed for Dora. Is anyone researching the SHUTTER family?? Thanks, Peggy Aoki

Jim Murray -- 6 February 1999
MARTIN, BARNES, BECK, HOPKINS -- I am looking for information about Joseph MARTIN and Jamima (BARNES) MARTIN. Joseph was b. in VA in 1791, Jamima was b 1881. Their son Benjamin Cleveland MARTIN, was b. 12th day of April 1842. I believe this family first came to Lincoln Co. around apprx. 1800. My GGG Grandfather, Thomas HOPKINS m. to Lydia BECK by the Rev. David Hubbard was one of the first in recorded Lincoln history. Their daughter, my GG Mother, Mary Jane HOPKINS m. Benjamin C. MARTIN. But I am looking for any info. that would help me locate that next step to Joseph MARTIN'S and Jamima BARNES parents. If this is of help to anyone, I do have some further info. on the lineage of Thomas HOPKINS and Lydia BECK. And, I have the Bible records for Joesph and Jamima MARTIN'S family. Other name's mentioned are HOPKIN, BROWN, SMITH and DUNHAM.

Greg Turnbaugh -- 5 February 1999
Hoping to information on Allen MCLAIN and Rebecca WELLS, married prior to 1808. (Their daughter, Ruth McLain was supposedly born in Lincoln County in 1808.) Ruth McLAIN married John TURBAUGH in Pike County, Missouri in 1834. Any help would be appreciated.

Beverly Himes Barger -- 31 January 1999
LEE ,PIERCE, RIGGS, WEBB -- Searching Lincoln Co, MO for ancestors and descendants of Isaac RIGGS married Mary PIERCE; Their son Bethuel RIGGS Baptist MG b.1757 Morris Co, NJ d.1853 Lincoln Co, MO married abt 1778 Nancy LEE; Bethuel & Nancy's daughter Sarah Elizabeth Bell RIGGS b.12 Feb 1797 Louisville, KY d.1873/1875 Grayson Co, TX married abt 1813 Covington, KY Statia WEBB b.4 April 1797 North Carolina (the part in dispute if TN or NC) d.1838 Lincoln Co, MO buried Sulfur Lick Baptist Cemetery. Statia lived near the Cuvire River and was a surveyor in Lincoln, Missouri. Thank you, Beverly Himes BARGER in NM

Betty Baca -- 29 Jan 1999
I am looking for information on JESSE RAMSAURS and NETTIE MC DOWEL. My aunt's birth certificate of 5/25/1913 shows them living in Troy MO. My Aunt's name was EVA LORAINE RAMSAURS.  I would like a record of their marraige, and who the parents of each were. No one living knows anything about them. After Jesse died, Nettie and her children moved to Oregon, and settled in Oregon City. Any help will be appreciated.

Vern Stephens -- 27 Jan 1999
I am looking for information About Mary Susan Lafferty and her Husaband J.M. Hurst.Married in Lincoln county MO Ca. 1880.She Is the Daughter of David O LAFFERTY and Susan VERDIER MS. VERDIER b. in 1842 in Lincoln county. I really need help . J.M. HURST maybe worked for the railroad maybe came from Iowa to Lincoln County >Clay county AR.

Debbie Jameson -- 25 Jan 1999
Looking for information on BUTLER family. William BUTLER b. 1756 and Elizabeth JACOBY b.?. They lived in KY and had 14 children. Several of the children later lived in Lincoln Co. and Ralls Co., Missouri. Does anyone have information on any of these?
BUTLER children:  1. Francis b. 1786 in MD;  2. Henry b 1787 in KY, died in 1822 in Ralls Co.;  3. Ann (Anna) b 1788 , m. Thomas BUCHANAN (Buckhannon) in KY;   (Ann and Thomas are my line) they lived in Pike Co., MO and later in Lincoln Co., MO. One of their daughters, Julia Ann BUCHANAN married Robert Thomas ELSBERRY, the founder of Elsberry, MO.;  4. Mary (Polly) b. 1790;  5. Susanna b 1792;  6. Ichabod b 1793 in KY, Was In Pike Co. in 1858;  7. male son b 1795;  8. Elizabeth b 1796 in KY, Was In Pike Co., IL in 1850 census;  9. Moses b 1798 in KY;  10. male b 1800 in KY;  11. male b 1802 in KY;  12. Dudley b 1805 in KY;  13. Amelia b 1807;  14. Bledsoe b. 1808, married to Ann Meyers in Lincoln Co., MO in 1830
William BUTLER m. Polly ___?____ (They migrated to Lincoln Co., Missouri by 1830) Their children;  15. William Jr. c. 1819; 16. Benjamin b. 182; 17. Thomas b 1825; 18. Elijah b 1827;

Cathy Booth -- 24 Jan 1999
Looking for info on ggrandfather Joseph DAVIS. I am told he was a Cherokee Indian and died in Davis, Mo. Lincoln Co. Mo. around 1914-1915.

Jane Ralls -- 23 Jan 1999
I would like any information about any CASTLEMAN families that resided in Lincoln county, Missouri in the beginning of the counties history. I descend from John K. CASTLEMAN and his mother, Patience CASTLEMAN that was in Lincoln County by 1819 when John K. was a member of the Grand Jury.

Robert Campbell -- 17 Jan 1999
I am interested in exchanging information with anyone connected to Elizabeth PALMER who died in Lincoln county in 1853. She was married to Grigsby Blackerby (Blackorby). She came to Mo. from northumberland county Virginia by way of Henry county Kentucky.

Susan Santolis -- 17 Jan 1999
HUDSON--I am looking for Joseph and Sallie Hudson, known to be in Lincoln Co. in 1847 for birth of child Nancy. By 1847, they also had at least two other children Jesse Henry and Susan. They all eventually moved to Vernon Co. by about 1860.

Karen Funk -- 15 Jan 1999
I am looking for any info on Wm. Henry BAUGH b. Oct. 25, 1854 in Troy, Lincoln Co, Missouri. His parents was Samuel (Sandy) ALEXANDER m. Armilda TUCKER August 25, 1954. We believe they settled in Moscoe Mills, MO. before Wm. moved to Calhoun County, Illinois. Any info or help would be appreciated.

Evelyn Oden -- 12 January 1999
I am searching for a date of death for Nancy (ODEN) FINE. I am told that she is buried in Hawkpoint Cemetery in Lincoln county, Mo. She was born about 1808. Is anyone doing research on this family?? 

Joan M. Juern -- 10 January 1999
Just found out that my gggggrandmother Maria Magdalena KREKEL's maiden name was KOESTER.  Also spelled KOSTER, HOESTER or HOSTER.  Found information that she was from a family in Lincoln County.  She was born in Hanover about 1819 and married Francis L. KREKEL jr. in the early 1840's.  She died in 1848 and her burial was from All Saints Church in St. Peter's MO.   Any information about this family would be greatly appreciated.

Pat Shanks -- 9 January 1999
Looking for the parents of Abial ROBINSON, died 1855 in Lincoln County, MO. Was married to Mary TURNER, the daug. of Winslow TURNER. I believe they were both from MA. He is listed in the 1830 -1840 Census of Lincoln County. I have Mary's family, but nothing on Abial ROBINSON.

Elizabeth Meredith -- 9 January 1999
MILLER -Would like to exchange information on the family of Andrew and Jane (WILSON) MILLER to Lincoln County from NC in 1818.

Angela Smith -- 5 January 1999
BAILEY, Is anyone researching David Bailey in Lincoln Co. in latter half of the 1800s? He is living next door to ggggrandparents Chauncey and Elizabeth BAILEY Tuttle. Is David related to Elizabeth? Would appreciate any help on the BAILEYS. Thank you.

Carolyn Johnson -- 1 January 1999
Does anyone have any info on Star Hope Cemetary? Supposedly on Hwy 79 just south of Elsberry at the Star hope Church. My grandmother, (several Greats) is supposed to be buried there. Her name is Cassandra (Linn) Jennings. Any info is greatly appreciated. thanks!!!!!!!!

Cathi Stephens -- 1 January 1999
Researching Thomas STEPHENS, b. 1807 KY, married Lucottia "Lucy" LIGON on August 3, 1830 Lincoln Co., MO. Thomas was the son of William STEPHENS, Jr. and Nancy WILSON. Thomas died Lincoln Co. on January 10, 1866 Lincoln Co. We believe that his wife Lucy may have died prior to July 1860. We believe that Thomas and Lucy had eleven children all born in Lincoln County; Sarah E., b. 1832 - d. abt. 1852,- Nancy Jane, b. abt. 1835, married Aaron T. SPYRES on March 26, 1857, - Mary Huliner, b. abt. 1838, married John Shelton PALMER on November 22, 1855, - William S., b. September 19, 1840, married Martha W. ____ , William died Feb. 22, 1882 Elsberry, - John W., b. September 23, 1842 Hurricane Twp., married Nancy Jane BLACKORBY on April 6, 1865, John died January 6, 1906 Elsberry, - Joseph Alexander, b. October 8, 1844, married #1 Nancy Jane HAMMACK, married #2 Mary E. DILLMAN on October 8, 1874, Joseph died September 7, 1918 Elsberry, - Louisa A., born 1846, married William Proctor CAPPS on February 9, 1868, - Marcus D., b. abt. 1849, married Louella V. ______, Marcus died 1898 Elsberry, - Rhoda Caroline, married Thaddeus WHITE, - Thomas, b. abt. 1852, died 1864 - and possibly then a daughter, Martha, b. ???.
        We hope to fill in information on all the children of Thomas and Lucy (LIGON) STEPHENS and also we are hopeful of learning who the parents of our Lucy LIGON were. We believe that she was born about 1813 in TN. Our line comes from the son, Joseph Alexander STEPHENS who married Mary Elizabeth DILLMAN. Mary was born January 8, 1839 in Higginsport, Brown Co., OH to Samuel DILLMAN (b. abt. 1802 KY) and Sarah ________.

Glenda Subyak -- 1 January 1999
THOMAS Researching Cornelius THOMAS Family died in Lincoln Co. MO 1858.   Children Anna - Susannah - Joab - Martin (my ggrandfather) - Constantine Smith Slaughter - Francis Marion & Dr. John A THOMAS.  Especially interested in Martin THOMAS and his children.  I think Martin married in Lincoln Co. MO around 1840.   4 children born in Lincoln Co are Julia - James - Columbus - Eliza - William - then the family moved to Illinois, two more children Rebecca and Simon THOMAS.  Any help appreciated

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