Volume 7, Number 3, Spring 1980
Congratulations are extended to Lucile Morris Upton on her election to the Greater Ozarks Hall of Fame at The School of the Ozarks on April 27, 1980. Lucite is a charter member of our Society and was elected an Honorary Membership in June 1964. She has been a continuous, faithful friend and a staunch supporter to preserving the history of our area.
Georgia Tucker Flock writes that her roots are deep in Barry, McDonald, Taney and Stone counties in MO. and in Carroll County, AR. She would like to exchange information with anyone doing research on the following surnames: Kerr, Bryan, Gregg, Hammer, Tucker, Lewis, Gibson, Davis, Schyhart, Elick, Yocum, Watkins, Miller, Huckaby, and Jordan (Jerden). Write her at 1113 South Basque Avenue, Fullerton, California 92633.
Delores Pool Moore, 221 Cedar Mountain, Craig, Colorado 81625, wants help with the Pools, Swaggertys and Barkhills of this area.
Carolyn Loftis, Rt. 1 - Box 91, Clarksburg, CA., 95612, would like to know the death date, parents names, their naturalization date and place of Solomon Berry who is listed in the 1850-1860-1870 census of Taney County. She also asks the location of Kinney Ranch on the banks of White River, where Berry settled in 1849.
Volume 6 - Number 10 issue (Winter 1979) carried an article about Dosha Elizabeth Groves, grandmother of member Linda Mulkey, Bothell, WA. Word has come to us that Mrs. Groves passed away 23 Nov. 1979 at the age of 88 years and we extend our sympathy.
Ruth Asher, Route 2, Box 158, Galena MO., 65656, is seeking information on family of Isaac C or J.) Riggs born in 1804 in Tennessee. He was married in Boone County, MO. on October 12, 1826 to Mary Henson who was born on April 2, 1809 in Tennessee, was the daughter of Thomas Henson and Rebecca Langston. The 1850 Taney County census shows (#258) I. (or J.) Riggs 46 Tenn., M 41 with 9 children ranging from ages 18 to 6 months- 3 born in IL., 3 born in MO., 1 born in IA., and 2 born in MO.
Cleo Curnutt Dickerson, 3734 Clearwell, Amarillo, TX, 79109, writes for help and sends the following information:
Great grandparents were Riley Denton Curnutt, born 1 May, 1825 in Campbell County, TN., married Parlena Frances Albright, who was born 16 May 1827, also in CC. TN. Riley died 28 Sept. 1876 in Boone Co., AR. and Parlena died 10 Sept. 1868 somewhere in MO. Children: Lucy Ann - B.16 Apr. 1845; Lucinda - B. 12 Dec. 1846; Joseph Oaks - B. 17 Oct. 1848; Francis M. - B. 20 Nov. 1850, John Curtis - B. 3 Nov. 1853; Isaac T. - B. 23 Nov. 1855; James R. - B. 3 Mar. 1858; Youdora Valery - B. 26 Dec. 1860; William Lafayette - B. 24 Oct. 1863J and Sarah Elizabeth - B. 16 Dec. 1866. Rileys second wife was Mary Ann Thornberry -B.-Mar. 1840 and they had 3 children: Martha (Mattie) - B. 11 May 1870; Letty Josephine - B. 14 Nov. 1872; Carter B. 14 Apr. 1876. The first four children were born in TN. Others unknown but possibly were born in AR. Where did the family live in MO and where is Parlena buried? Since Carter settled in Springfield and James Marion, Rileys brother, settled at Ava, maybe Riley was in that area, too.
Opha Wing (Mrs. Henry Wing), 715 Emil Drive, Arnold, MO. 63010 is interested in researching her mothers LUTTRELL line and sends this data: Mother is Lillie Mae Luttrell, married name is Sligar. She was born 30 April 1888 in Christian County, MO., daughter of George Travis Luttrell and Mary Adams Luttrell. No record of their marriage has been found although the records of Polk, Greene, Christian, Taney, Stone, Douglas, Ozark, Lawrence and Webster counties in Missouri and Crawford and Boone counties in Arkansas have been searched. At the time of the marriage it is believed that George lived in Christian County and Mary Lived in Taney County. Lillie had an older sister who died, so it is thought that the marriage was in 1885 or before. Since the Taney County Courthouse burned in 1885, possibly the marriage took place there and records were destroyed in the fire.
When did Mary die and who were her parents? She died when Lillie was a baby, and in November 1890, George Luttrell married Annie J. Tittsworth in Christian County. Lillie was raised in this household.
George Travis Luttrell was a son of George D. Luttrell, a Civil War veteran, who lived in Christian County (Lynn township) in 1870 and 1880. In 1890 he lived in Reno, Taney County. He died in Ponce de Leon, Stone County. The children of George D. were: George Travis, born 1864; James Albert, born 1862 and married Lucinda Morrow; Charles, born 1879; Thomas, born 1881; Rachel E., birth date unknown; Alice J., born 1868; Lomanza J, born 1871; and Mary, born 1873.
The children of George Travis Luttrell and Mary Adams Luttrell were: Gracie Bell, birth date unknown; and Liffie Mae. The children of George Travis Luttrell and Annie were Roscoe, Edith, and James, all birth-dates unknown.
Mrs. Wing adds a postscript that her mother was 92 years old in April and is still going strong, does her own work, raises a garden of flowers and vegetables, even mows her own lawn with an electric mower.
Gene Marie Williams, SRB-Box 7470, Palmer, Alaska 99645 wants help with the following family lines:
Would like to exchange info with anyone on CALCOTEs. "Lib" and Emma (or Susan) had children: Thomas, John F., Susan, Willis, Emma, Jenny, and Isaac all born in Mississippi. They homesteaded in Crawford County, AR in 1870s. Found T.D., W.M., Emma T., I.H. and mother in 1900 census Dora Township, Crawford Co., AR. but not before.
Would like to exchange info with anyone on MAYFIELDs. Denison and Martha had children: Octavia, Elizabeth, Mary, William, and Matty in 1870 census, Crawford County, AR. Children born-GA and MS 1856-1868. Next door to C.M. and Elizabeth MAYFIELD. Relation?
Would like to exchange info with anyone on HIBBARD (HIBERED) & FIDLER. Levi HIBBARD (b. 1858 TX) and wife Amelia Elen (FIDDLER b. 1862 TX) had two children born in Fayetteville, AR. Maggie Isabel (April 1881) and Harve Alvin (29 Oct. 1883). Levi died (when? where?) and Amelin married? LOFTIN. Found Maggie and Harve with Uncle Enine SMITH in Logan Co. 1900. How related?
Would like to exchange info with anyone on YOUNG. George YOUNG came from Scotland at age 21. Wife Mollie (or Emma) CANNON came from Ireland at age 14. Married when? where? At least two children: John; Charles Jasper (b. 25 Sep. 1854 Springfield, Sangamon Co., Ill). George was a Captain in the Union Army, killed in battle in Springfield, Green, MO.
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