Putnam County Queries M - Z

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Last Modified - 6/12/98

Seeking info on Euphia Baley McClain who married Thomas Jefferson Bradshaw on 29 July 1858 in Putnam co. MO. Don Marsh, 4/97
I am looking for information about the cemetery in Mendota, Mo in northern Putnam county. My mother's family is McKinley. Rollie and Cecil McKinley, lived around Mendota and Unionville. The old cemetery is on top of a hill, but is quickly becoming unreadible. Is there a written record of those buried in this cemetery? Carl Rankin, 8/97
Robert Franklin MARTIN, b. @1851 and brother John W., b. @1840 in MO, believe Schuyler Co. John's wife named Sophronia. A Sophronia is listed in 1870 cenus Schuyler Co. I'm looking for information on names of parents or any information about them. Robert, m. Charity Funkhouser in Appanoose Co. Iowa, 1874. I have info on descendants. Dolores DeBiak, 6/97
Seeking information on Joseph May m. Matilda Partin 28 July 1871 in Adair co, Missouri. Joseph was b. 4 Aug 1848 in Monroe co. Indiana; d. 28 April 1826; buried in Union Cemetery in Putnam co. He was the son of Solomon May; His siblings were John W.; James M.; Nancy; Thomas S. I would like to compare data with other May, Partin, and Mullenix families. Lawrence May , 4/97
Looking for info on Andrew Jackson MEEKER, b.13 Dec 1843 in Jefferson Co,IA; d. 7 June 1912 in Jewell Co,KS. He married Nancy Jane ELSWICK, b.30 Aug 1848, Monroe Co, IA, d. 25 Aug 1936 in Jewell Co,KS. She grew up in Putnam Co. They were married in Putnam Co. on 7 Dec 1862. They had at least 7 children in Putman Co. before they moved to KS in 1879: Charles Wesley, George Washington, David Marion, Ida Emaline, Emma Ellen, Hattie, and Amanda. He was in the Civil War. I have info on some of the descendants to share. Holly Borncamp, 8/97
I am a descendant of a couple, who were at least partially raised and then married in Putnam co. Missouri (near Unionville): John Millirons (1838-1927) and Martha Jane Earhart, (1840-1925). Later they pioneered in Cloud co. Kansas. Have considerable material on 2 generations of ascendants and several lines of descendants, including another researcher researching: Samuel Earhart (1837-1898) and Mary Millirons (1840-1928) Yes, John's sister married Martha's brother. Suspect many siblings and other relatives in Putnam co. area at one time or another. Visit my home page for more information.Norris Taylor, 3/97
Looking for info on family of Sanford and Caroline (Moore) MOORE. Children: Ada, Ava Velva, Lizzie, Kitty Alice, Charley, Nellie, Della. Caroline Moore, d. Mar 1899, b. Cox Cem, Adair Co. Sanford and children present in Putnam Co., Unionville in 1900. By 1911, when Daniel Moore's (Caroline's father) estate is settled, the 3 youngest children are in the care of guardian Andrew Franklin Keene in Unionville. Ada Moore m. possibly George Blaine Mullins; Ava m. TURNER; Lizzie m. BREWER. Would like any info as to what happened to parents, and who the other children married. Would like to correspond with any descendants of these children. Barb Roberts, 6/97
I have an Elia H. Morgan in Putnam co. (Dodge) ca 1850-1862. He was m. to Ann Hopewell. He went from Putnam co. to Linn co., Oregon. His parents wre John and Isabella Richardson Morgan. I am trying to find descendants of Elias and determine connections between other early Morgans. Nancy Havill Wortman , 2/97
I am a descendant of Andrew J. and Elizabeth Niday Morgan, by way of Giles Monroe Morgan. Am seeking others of this same line. susan morgan guttridge, 10/97
The 1900 Putnam, Mo. census shows David & Tabitha MORGAN Children: Marry; Laban; Zeno (My G'Father); Edith. I am looking for anyone who may be related. Nancy, 10/97
Looking for relations of Bernice C. Mullenix b. @1917 in Coatsville, MO. Bernice married Otto E. Parish of New Boston, MO. Any Assistance appreciated. Debi Harrell , 2/97
Margaret M. Mullinix, b. 1842, Putnam City, MO; m. Major P. Roberts, b. 1838; dau, Dora Alice, b. 1860. I would like to find other siblings of Dora Alice, my g.grandmother. Linda, 1/98
Martin Partin and Nancy Mullenix were married in Adair co, Missouri on March 3, 1844. This family relocated to Putnam and/or Schuyler co. about 1880.

                 William Partin b. Jan 1847; m. Sarah F.
                 David M Partin, b. 24 Aug 1849; m. Nancy Jane Gibson, d. 28 Feb 1917
                 Nicinda Partin, b. 19 Jul 1854; m. Wm. A. Ewing, d. 1 Jul 1931
                 Preston H. Partin, b. Dec 1857; m. Sarah L., living 1931
                 Matilda E. Partin, b. 1 Jan 1858; m. Joseph Wm. May, d. May 8, 1928
                 Jesse Partin, b. Jul 1859; m. Winda, living 1917
       Would like to contact other descendents of this couple. Also find out death dates and burial place. Lawrence May, 2/97
Seeking descendants of Benjamin Pickering, b. 1815, Greene co, Tennessee and Malinda White, who lived in Putnam co. Missouri in 1860. Wendy Jacobs, 3/97
I am looking for information on Jacob Pickinpaugh whose parents were Peter Pickinpaugh and Virginia Phillips and whose brothers included John (my g g grandfather), b. Feb 13, 1833, d. Mar 7 1916 and Flecther of Olive Green, OH. At John's death, Jacob was living in Livonia, MO. Thank you. Sarah Rust, 2/98
We think our relative Elisha Powers founded the town of Powersville; probably around the early 1800's. Can anyone verify there was a town of that name and/or history. Thanks. Alice Richardson
Seeking information on John Queroli. Only information I have is that he suffered from Tuberculosis and went to Colorado Springs, Colorado where he married my grandmother, Clara Dodd. John died and I believe was buried in or near St. John's Station (Pulaski or Putnam co.) I believe his father owned a Cigar store. Will appreciate any information.

Sharon Ivy, 2/97
Interested in the above families and any related famililes in Putnam County beginning in 1850s. Sam Redding, 5/97
Looking for information on William J Rice and Sarah Mullins Rice. Their children were all born in Putnam co near Livona during the years of 1868-1884. One child: Laura Belle, b. 29 April 1875; d. 19 Oct 1877 in Putnam co and is buried there. We know William J and Sarah ended up in Custer co NE. Also would like information on Erastus and Amanda Mason Rice. Would share any information. Marilyn Tetschner, 5/97
About 1906 or 1907, a family reunion was held at the home of Artistarchus "Stark" and Josephine Millirons Smith. Their farm was near Hartford, Putnam Co. According to my grandmother, who was 6/7 years old and attended, a group picture was taken. Does anyone have this family picture? Am willing to pay to have copy made. Thanks. Linda Emry, 6/97

Suggestion: Have you checked with Millirons above?
Looking for George W. Smith, b. 1810 in PA; wife, Lucy. Moved to Putnam co. @ 1858; buried 18 Jun 1873, Putnam co. His grave stone said "Rev. George W. Smith". I hope to find where in PA he came from and his wife's name. Thanks for any help. Joy Hyde, 12/97
I am looking for Francis M. Spencer who lived in Dodge/Putnam co. from 1840-1865. He is listed in the 1850 census as 38 years old from Ohio. I do know that he was born in Fairfield co. OH. Maybe there will be a record about his family. He m. Anna Blalock, but do not if they married in MO or OH. Tonya Sarver, 4/97
I am researching the STILL family. My great-grandfather, Nathan(iel)Rufus Alexander STILL lived in Hartford, Putnam co. in the 1840's; b. in NC in 1844. He had a brother named Joe STILL. Nathan worked for the Pony Express for a while. He and Joe moved to Texas in the late 1850's. He first lived in Panola County, Texas, then later moved to Rusk County, Texas. His first wife was Mary. His second wife, Josephine Vaughan, was my great grandmother.I appreciate any help. Sharon Grasshoff, 6/97
Seeking information on the Stites/Stiles family who was in Putnam co. in the 1860's and migrated back and forth between Putnam and Scotland counties. Also seeking informaton on wagon trains leaving from this area @ 1862. Susan Bockoven , 3/97
Greenbury SUMMERS married Caroline MORGAN, b. @1820. They are living in Shelby Co, IL in the 1850 census. They show up in Union Twp, Putnam County, MO in the 1860 and 1870 census with their children: William, James Martin, Phebe, Mary, Samuel, John, Sarah, Nancy, Greenbury, Charles and Louisa.. Does anyone know this family? Vicki Hutchison, 6/97
I am looking for any family of TOWELL. My great great great grandparents were ISAAC and MARAGRET TOWELL. They died in Putnam County. Isaac died in 1900. I would gladly share what information I have. Danny Towell, 6/97
Looking for the ancestors of: Evans Emsley Vestal or Amasa Evins Vestal b. Dec 1860, in MO; m. Elizabeth Stivers, b. March 1863. Children: William Ben; Charles T; Allen W; Levi I. A.; Jasper O. F.; Dent; Jeptha N.; Aaron D; Elizabeth. Stewart Williams, 12/96
I am seeking information on Curtis Green West and other desendants. Lived in Putman Co. in 1860's, married to Melvina Jane Collins, many children. Charles A. West jr., 10/97
About 1865 Charles Williams and his 2nd wife Mary Francis moved from Louisa Co, IA to what is now Union twp, Putnam co. MO. Charles had 2 children by his 1st wife Mary Woodsides: James Leander and Arthur M. By his 2nd wife he had 7 children: Harrison; Gamaliel Barstow; Sylvester; Charels, Jr; Robert; Amelia S; Effie Jane. Sylvester still lived in Putnam co. as late as 1880. I would like to contact any descendants of these people to exchange data. I have quite a bit of interesting information. John Fields, 2/98
Hi! I'm helping a friend of mine do some genealogy research. Her Grandfather was John Frank Williams b. Glenwood, Missouri, @1864; m. Ida May Walters, b. @1889. Child: Evelina "Eva", 1911?. Irene Williams, b. 2 Sep 1918 Nevada, MO. Evelina's birth certificate states John was 54 when she was born and Ida was 29. It states his occupation as Section Howel P.R. & Co. Would that be sometime of military?? We're sure he had other children by other women/wifes. Any information you could share with us would be greatly appreciated! Debbie, 10/97
Thomas Young of Putnam Co, MO, is presumed to be an only child born abt. 1880-1890, m. Olga BLAND (b. 12/5/1894), daughter of Mary Viola BLAND (b. 1/29/1870). Had one known son, Walter YOUNG, b. 9/24/1922. Thomas and Olga were m. 1921 and divorced abt. 1930. Looking for *any* information on the mysterious Thomas, his wife, her parents, and Mary Viola's maiden name. Michael Young, 6/97

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