Volume 34, Number 1, Summer 1994
Looking for information on JAMES CARTER of Howell County, Mo., after age 45 in 1860 and his sons, JAMES MARSHALL CARTER (age 11 in 1860) and ALFRED CARTER (age 13 in 1860). Also desire information on related surnames BOSTER, LINTHICUM, WARREN, CROW and BTJRLESON. Bill Carter, 5801 N.Major, Chicago, IL 60646
JOHN W. BROOKS and his wife PARZETTA JANE ETHRIDGE were enumerated in the 1870
Taney County, Swan Twp census. John b. ca. 1843 in Taney County, Mo., married Parzetta ca 1865. Parzetta b. 1847 in Mo., died 1922 Lamar, Johnson County, AR. Anyone with information please contact Grant Mobley, 6808 Redwing Ct., Bakersfield, CA 93309
I wish to correspond and exchange information with descendants of HAROLD FARRIS who was a surveyor in 1920 near Cotter, AR. His father was a lawyer. My uncle TRENT JONES worked on the railroad from Crane to Cotter. I would like to find any old pictures. Alta Mae Cary, 565 State Hwy. V, Hollister, MO 65672
The State Historical Society of Missouri needs your help in locating and acquiring various local publications for the use of current and future generations. If you know of publications concerning the flood of 1993, outdated telephone books or city directories, or small printings oflocal history books please notify Mrs. Jo Ann Tuckwood, The State Historical Society of Missouri, 1020 Lowry St., Columbia, MO 65201-7298 or call 1-800-747-6366.
The Ozarks Genealogical Society will hold its 14th annual fall conference Sept. 16 and 17, 1994 in Springfield, Mo. For information contact Ann Brashers, Registrar, (417) 881-0498.
We are writing a family history book and need information on PENDERGRAFT-PARKER-BARNES family lines. These include ELLIS and MARTHA FLETCHER PENDERGRAFT and sons LEMlIJEL and
E.W.; W.H. and MARTHA PARKER FLETCHER and descendants LEMUEL, MARTHA, JOHN P., W.J., E.E., H.W., MARY, and PHILLIP WINGFIELD; JOHN PARKER and SARAH "SALLIE" WHITE PARKER and children DANIEL, JOHN, MARY "POLLY," PHOEBE, ISAAC, BENJAMIN W., JAMES W., SILAS MERCER, SUSANNA, RACHEL, NATHANIEL, and JOSEPH ALLEN; and JOHN (son of John and Sarah) and SUSANNA (NANCY) STARR PARKER and children ROBERT, ELIJAH, MARTHA, WILLIAM; and WILLIAM PARKER and wife ARMINDA ELIZABETH HICKENBOTTOMGRAHAM PARKER and children SARAH JANE, JOHN TOLLIVER, STERLING PRICE "TOBEY," JAMES FRANKLIN, MARY M., MARGARET SUSANNA, DANIEL EDWARD, WILLIAM ELCHA, AND MARTHA E. Send biographical/historical sketches, previously published genealogies, or addresses of any relative or researcher with info to Sue Lambright, P0 Box 1448, Ft. Mill, SC 29716
Beginning June 5, 1994 "Prairie Park," a restored mid-l9th century Greek Revival mansion in Arrow Rock, Mo., built for William B. Sappington and his bride, the daughter of Gov. John Breathitt of Kentucky, can be seen through advance reservation with the office of The Friends of Arrow Rock. For information or reservations call (816) 837-3231.
Berdine E. Payne, 3704 178th P1. N.E., Arlington, WA 98223, is researching history on ASHMORE, GILLUM, WARREN, PADDOCK, MYERS/MEYERS, and THOMASES. Her great grandmother IDA VICTORIA ASHMORE was born at Kirbyville, Taney Co., MO 26 June 1871, m. FRANCES MONORE GILLUM, 3 October 1897 in Carroll Co., AR. She is also trying to locate information on her and her parents marriage and death, JOHN ASHMORE, b. IL, m. SUSANNA MEYERS PADDOCK b. PA. On the 1880 census they were living in Newton Township, Taney Co.
Sandra Stith, 840-2045 Lane, Austin, CO 81410, is looking for records of early churches in Taney County near Brown Branch, MO. She is hoping to find the family of Horatio Gower in one of the 18 70-1900 churches.
THE STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MISSOURI sadly report that Leona S. Morris, research assistant for the Missouri Historical Review, died unexpectedly on June 4, 1994. Ann Rogers is the new contact person at the Society for all local historical societies, museums and other related groups in the state.
The Marion County Historical and Genealogical Society has undertaken the task of revising the books by Earl Berry and Lyle Wood, titled "History of Marion County, Arkansas" and "Pioneer Families of the Ozarks."
Our main objective is to take the Marion County families from each book, correct any mistakes or errors, and add other families who were in Marion County, Ark., prior to 1900.
This will be a major undertaking and we as a Society will need the help from as many family members as possible. If your readers have family histories or information which could benefit us in any way we would appreciate their help. This will not be a short term project but we need to get started right away.
If you have information you would like to see in print please write to: Vicki Roberts, HCR 66 Box 399, Yellville, AR 72687 or call (501) 449-6195. The Society does reserve the right to edit any and all material which is submitted due to space.
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