Volume 8, Number 3, Spring 1983
Ruth Brown, 310 S. Airwood, Springfield, MO 65802 is looking for any information about the parents of Susan Rebecca Cunningham, born October 12, 1851, died January 1, 1898, and is buried in the Dann Cemetery, Brown Branch, MO. Susan and George W. Wright were married August 17, 1869 in Taney County by John Riner, J.P. Mrs. Brown has been unable to obtain marriage or death certificates (fire) and George's military records did not give any information. Any help will be appreciated.
Member Mrs. L. C. Gerow, Kansas City wrote "There are always so many interesting and informative articles in the quarterlies that I don't want to miss a single copy." These remarks are appreciated.
EDITOR'S NOTE: There will soon be no more issues of our magazine if material suitable for publication is not contributed. It is not the editor's responsibility to find copy. Members will have to send history of family, church, school, abstracts, wills, cemeteries, short stories, events of the past such as an all day sing with dinner on the grounds, times of float fishing, and other events of areas, towns and communities. Can't someone write a story about the American Pencil Co. and the creation of 'penny' pencils made of Ozark cedar felled & floated on White River? We especially need history from all of Barry County and more from Douglas and Ozark counties. And Greene, Christian, Stone and Taney Countians, please continue to give us HISTORY. You can't write? Send the material and we'll write the facts. This situation is SERIOUS! BELIEVE ME!
The Stagecoach Library (for genealogical research) of Magnolia, Texas is expanding. Their current catalog lists 1,600 genealogical books for rent &/or for sale, plus charts, forms, & copying information. Supplement #1 lists another 400, plus 300 $2.00 specials. [This is not a paid ad, but thought members would like to know. Write the secretary if you want further details, complete address & membership fees enclosing S.A.S.E.]
The Stagecoach Library has a free service to historical publishers. The table of contents listing of all genealogical record materials currently being published in periodicals. Your secretary sent the requested page from Volume 8, No. 2. Hopefully we can "find" some new members.
ACKNOWLEDGING A HELPING HAND! Alice Harthorn of Columbia, CA ran across a quarterly (Vol. 7, No. 10) in a used book store and read the article by Laura Lee. From a book she duplicated and sent 12 pages of Burton history to be forwarded to Mrs. Lee. We hope Mrs. Lee found them interesting and helpful.
Heartfelt sympathy is extended to Mrs. Robert Hirshfield of Ava in the recent loss of her husband; and, any others we have overlooked or did not know.
A newsletter, "Worthington Descendants," has been started in Baltimore for the purpose of binding together the extended family and all descendants. For further information write the Secretary enclosingS.A.S.E.
St. Louis Genealogical Society "Fair" June 18, 1983 at Stratford House in Fenton, Missouri.
Our thanks to Cliff & Vi Edom for the copy of their book "Twice Told Tales and an Ozark Photo Album." This book is "a collection of words and pictures which embrace more than a hundred years of tradition and history from the beautiful Mountain Country." A "must have" for every historian and lover of visual recall.
Dorothy Fowler, Route 2, Box 2327, Selah, WA 98942 would like to hear from any one who has a family link with Edmund Hodges born May 10, 1825 in Kentucky. He died December 29, 1903 and is buried in Union Grove Cemetery in Douglas County, MO. What happened to Edmund's father, John? Who was John's wife & who were their children? J. Hodges is listed in the 1850 Taney County Census but initials don't determine positive identification. Dorothy will answer all letters.
Thanks to Pat Brown and Julie Hogan who helped with printing copy on the word processor.
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