Volume 3, Number 11
Johnnie Lee, born 1952. Divorced, Johnnie Lee lives at Ridgefield, Washington, with his mother. Teddy married 2 Venita Lawson, daughter of Lowell and Eula (Barner) Lawson of Thornfield, Mo. and have: Kenneth, born 1956; Sherrie, born 1958; and Bruce, born 1961. They live at Springfield. Mo. (HH) Helen Louise, born 1932 and married 1 Marshall Davee and had twins, Sandra and Marsha, born 1950 and Georgia, born 1952. Georgia died a few months after birth. Sandra married Eddie Kensley and lives at Wichita, Kansas. Marsha married Norman Little and they live at Springfield, Mo. with their children; Joey, born 1964; Sharon, born 1965 and Teresa, born 1966. Louise and Marshall divorced, she married 2 Arlee Burney and lives at Wichita, Kansas.
(E) Bessie Mahan, born and married 1 Melburn Hackler and had (aa) Thomas, born 1921 and married i June Holmes, divorced he married 2 Alice Hoover and lives in Seattle, Washington. There were no children of either marriage. (bb) Mildred, born 1923 and married William Nipps, son of Frank Nipps of Gainesville and have a son Carl, born 1941 and married Sandra Brown. They have a son, Chris born 1961. (cc) Dallas, born 1925 and married June McDonald of Isabella, Mo. June is the daughter of Selby and Ivy McDonald. They have Pamela, born 1953 and David, born 1959. (dd) Archie, born 1927 and married Erika Sheama in Germany in 1951. They have Mike, born 1952; Debbie, born 1956 and Richard, born 1958. They live at Tacoma Washington. Melburn was accidently shot and died later while hunting in Kansas just a few months before the birth of Archie. Bessie remained a widow for a number of years and later married 2 Walter Webster, who was a brother to Lula Webster Friend, wife of Bessie's uncle. Bessie and Walter had: (ee) Waldo, born 1934 and married Drusulla Taylor and have: David, born 1952; Larry, born 1954 and Kathy, born 1958. They live at Portland, Oregon. (ff) Dean, born 1936 and married Edith Erwin and have: Peggy, born 1954; Linda, born 1955 and Mark, born 1958. They live at The Dalles, Oregon. (gg) Lester, born 1938 and married Sandy Starbuck and has: Jackie, born 1959, and David, born 1962. They live at Yakima, Washington.
Bessie and Walter divorced, she then married 3 Everett Johnson of Ava, Missouri, and had: (hh) Juanita, born 1946 and married Joseph Cox and has: Julia, born 1953; Sheila, born 1955 and Joey, born 1961. They live in Selah, Washington. (ii) Mary, born 1948 and married Wayne Gallager and have: Robert, born 1958; Julia born 1961. Mary and Wayne live at Seattle, Washington. (ii) Sue, born 1945 and married Kenneth Robbins and had Loretta Sue and live at Quincy, Washington.
Everett died 195- and she married 4. Elbert Stevens, a native of Taney County, Missouri and they live at Selah, Washington.
(F) J. Callie, born 1901, and married Myrtle Brown, daughter of Robert and Alice (Gann) Brown, and live on a farm near Thedosia, Missouri. Their children are: (aa) Beulah, born 1922 and married Hillis Clayton and has two sons, Hervil and Harlin. Hervil is married and has a son Darien. Beulah and Hillis divorced and she lives near Theodosia. Beulah later married 2 Tilford Mashburn in 1969. (bb) Alene, born 1924, and married Roland Clayton and has Howard Lee and Darrell. They live at Longrun, Missouri. Roland and Hillis were brothers. (cc) Jean, born 1928 and married Ray Hillhouse. They live at Springfield, Missouri. (dd) Bill, married and lives at Thedosia, Missouri.
(G) Brooksie, born 1907 and married Lonnie McGinnis, son of Rev. Johnnie McGinnis of Locust, Mos. and live at Thedosia, Missouri. They have: (aa) Glendale, born 1928 and married Imogene Ward and have: Glenda and Janece. Glendale and family
live at Thedosia. (bb) Lonnie, Jr. born 1930 and married Mary Jones. Jr. is a Baptist minister and they live at Muncie, Kansas. They have: Judy, Sharon, Sandra, Jackie, Sue, Sheila, Sloan and Teresa. (cc)Harrold, born 1934 and married Beulah Brown. They live at Kansas City, Missouri. (dd)Rose Marie, born and married David "Buster" Billingsley, son of William "Josh" Billingsley and they live at Theodosia, Mo. Buster is my first cousin from the paternal side of my family. (ee)Patricia Ann, single and lives at home.
(H) Jessie, born and married Frank Johnson, son of John and Bessie (Futtrell) Johnson of Dugginsville, Missouri and have two sons. Rex, born 1930 and married Francis Jenkins, daughter of Tony Jenkins of Pontiac, Missouri and Robert, born 1932. Robert is single and lives in Springfield, Missouri. Rex is the father of: Teresa, Eric and Liza who live at home at Gainesville, Missouri. Frank is postmaster of Gainesville.
When the School Districts were consolidated in Ozark County, Frank and Jessie purchased the Shiloh School house and have since remodeled it for public gatherings at no cost and the Shiloh homecoming is held there each year.
5. Elias Calvin, born 1876 and married Lula Webster, daughter of Ira Webster and they lived 1/2 mile north of Isabella, Mo. Cal died July 5, 1956 of cancer and is at rest in Isabella Cemetery. Their Children:
(A) Creath, died young.
(B) Preston, born 1896 and married Ula Hart and had seven children. Ula died and Preston lives at Ava, Mo. I was unable to get the cooperation for data on this family, so will recite only what from memory, the names of their children. Quinton, Lula, Earlin, Jimmie, Lucy and Lorene.
(C) Mable, born and married James Jones of Isabella, Mo., and had two daughters Retha and Gearldine. Mable and Jim live at Springfield, Mo. (aa) Gearldine, born married Donald Kelly, son of Louie and Etta (Pellham) Kelly. They have: Ronnie, Patricia and Randy and live at Springfield. Don is a nephew of Edna Friend, who married Gearldine's uncle William Friend and Charity Friend Haskins, who married Gearldine's second cousin, Frank Friend. Don is also a nephew of Bea Kelly, whose daughter married "Dickie" Stafford, a third cousin of Gearldine. (bb) Retha, born and married Arthur Barner, son of Sam Barner of Pontiac, Mo. They live at Springfield, Mo., with their children Joyce, Richard and Wendal.
(D) Noel, born and married No. 1 Melva Boone and had: Bonnie, Wanda, June, Veda, Joan, Richard and Donnie. Noel and Melva divorced. He married No. 2 Chatine Henson, and has: Margot, Melvin, Jerry, Betty, and Leslie. Noel lives at Springfield, Missouri.
(E) Beulah, born and married Park Dowell, son of Charley and Ada Dowell. They had: Harrold Don, who married Jauneta Werle and lives at Nixa, Missouri and have: Palma, Marsha and Bruce. Jaunita died of cancer in 1966.
Park died about 1939 and Beulah married No. 2 Chub Jones. Divorced, Beulah lives at Springfield, Missouri.
(F) Eulah, born 1914 and married Monroe Hampton, son of William and Martha (Myers) Hampton of Ocie, Missouri. Monroe is postmaster at Theodosia, Missouri. They have, Jodie, born 1932 and married Clifford Connor and live at Granite City, Illinois with: Barbara, born 1953; Michael, born 1955; Clinton, born 1957; and Joseph, born 1964. (bb) Larry Dene, born 1938 and married Reba Sue Allen, daughter of Harrison and Eva Allen and have Rhonda Kay, born 1960 and Brad, born 1962. They live at Ocie, Missouri. (cc) William Hansel, born 1940 and died 1958 and is at rest at Lutie Cemetery. (dd) Joyce, born 1945 and married Donald Addis, son of Omer and Margaret Addis of Nottinghill, Missouri and live at Kansas City, Missouri. (ee) Judy, born 1945 and married Robby Merrill, son of Louis and Alene Merrill of Gainesville, Missouri and have Robby Loy, Jr., born 1965. They live at Theodosia, Missouri.
6. Thomas Franklin, born 1874 and married Lulu Haskins in 1895. Tom died 1944 of cancer. Lulu died about 1939 of cancer also. They lived on a farm west of Lutie, Missouri, and are at rest in Lutie Cemetery. They were the parents of four girls.
(A) Rainey, born 1896 and married Everett Webster, who died 1969. Everett was a relative of Luly Friend, wife of Rainey's uncle, Calvin Friend. Rainey lives at Theodosia, Missouri.
(B) Lura, born 1898 and married Jesse Ridenour, son of Sam Ridenour. Lura died 1952 and is at rest at Lutie, Mo. Their children are: (aa) Freddie, born 1918 and
married Floy Futtrell, a relative of Frank Johnson, who married a cousin
of Freddie's, Jessie Mahan. Their children were: (aaa) Jimmie Howard Ridenour,
born 1937 and died 1938 and is at rest at Lutie Cemetery. (bbb) Charlotte Ridenour,
born 1945 and married Russell Bruffett.
(bb) Ruth Ridenour, born 1920 and married Walter Waskosky and reside at Springfield with their daughter Barbara.
(C) Lucy Friend, born 1900 and died 1963 and is at rest at Lutie
Cemetery. She married Elmer Martin of Pontiac, Mo.
(To be continued)
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