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Clark County, Missouri
Posted Queries for June thru July 1998



Johnson Cook CHAPMAN, son of James Abbott CHAPMAN and Sarah LELAND, married 17 Feb. 1841, in Clark County, Missouri. His bride was Mary CALDWELL, the daughter of Dr. Barry CALDWELL and Margaret BELLINGER. I believe Dr. Barry CALDWELL later died and was buried in this same county. Would like to share information with anyone researching this family. The other CALDWELL children were: Helen wife of George WATKINS; Sophia wife of Sylvan FREEMAN; Emily wife of Jacob WOGEN; Margaret wife of Adam KENNEDY; Jane wife of Joseph KENNEDY; Kate wife of George BAHA; Juliette wife of George KNAUGH and Willie who drowned at age 2. Please Contact:  Marcellene GRAHAM DAVIS 4440 Dilling Rd. Connell, WA 99326

MURPHY, REESER, RESOR, SPILMAN posted by Ruth Meckelson on Monday, June 29, 1998

I am researching the RESOR/REESER family, Clark Co, MO; as well as the MURPHY family (Mary Ellen RESOR married Joseph W. MURPHY). Jacob Woodford RESOR and Mildred J. Tutt (SPILMAN) RESOR were my great grandparents.

BAILEY, BOGUE, NYE posted by Lavonne Fogle on Friday, July 10, 1998

I am currently looking for any and all information on the surnames BAILEY, BOGUE, and NYE all in the Clark Co. area.

RUSSELL, UPTON posted by Charles Upton on Friday, July 10, 1998

Trying to find any information on the family of Harvey UPTON b 05/20/1843, Clark Co. MO; d 19?? Sullivan County, MO; m Ellen Jane RUSSELL Oct 10,1865 in Clark County. Looking for info on Ellen J RUSSELL and any children.

BROWN, FOX posted by Larry Bevard on Sunday, July 19, 1998

Searching for more information on Andrew Harvey (Polly) FOX b. 27 Dec 1854, OH, d. 11 Mar 1935 Winchester, Clark, MO. m. Nancy Elizabeth BROWN. Lived at Fox Island, near Gregory Landing and at Winchester. Have information on most of the family but hardly any information on him. Any information is welcomed.

CHRISTY, RICE, SHEPPERSON posted by Ruth Helvy on Sunday, July 19, 1998

I am looking for information on the family of a James CHRISTY, b. 5 Nov 1800 in Kentucky. James CHRISTY married Hannah Evelyn RICE, b. 1 Sep 1804 in Kentucky, on 24 May 1823. Their children are: #1) Julius CHRISTY, b.1824 in Kentucky, #2) George Washington CHRISTY, b. 31 Mar 1826 in Kentucky, #3) Joseph K. CHRISTY b. 8 May 1828 in Kentucky, #4) John S. CHRISTY, b. 2 May 1829, #5) Henry Daniel CHRISTY b, 1830 probably in Kentucky, #6) Ambrose CHRISTY, b. About 1832 in Kentucky, #7) Elizabeth CHRISTY, b. About 1834, #8) Emily Marilda CHRISTY, b.1837, #9) Eliza CHRISTY, b. 1839 in Kentucky, #10) Jane Louden CHRISTY, b 5 Apr 1842 in Kentucky, #11)Louisa CHRISTY, b About 1844, #11) Hannah Evelyn CHRISTY, b. 22 Mar 1845 in Hancock, Illinois, #12) Amanda D.CHRISTY, b. 10 Feb 1848 in Clark County, Missouri. I know many spouses and a few good stories on this family. I would appreciate information on any children and on their parents. Several boys married SHEPPERSON girls and I have quite a lot of information on them.  Thanks. Ruth Helvy waha3ra@uswest.net

BUTLER, COTTON, LITTLE, POLLY posted by Gail M. Erickson on Sunday, July 19, 1998

On 1850 census for Clark Co , MO I have Ralph B. COTTON and Mary (POLLY) (BUTLER) COTTON. All of there children are accounted for except Perry age 19 ,Eliza or Elizabeth except we know she was married to a John LITTLE there on April 17,1863. Did Perry get married there or die there. Did John LITTLE and Eliza COTTON continue to live there and die there. Also listed on 1850 census is Thomas J. COTTON age 7 but is later found in Scotland CO. in 1860. Did he move back to Clark CO. Thanks in advance for any help

ELLIS, GRAY, KINNERSON, KINNISON posted by Carol Immel Nelson on Sunday, July 19, 1998

I am searching for Charles ELLIS who married Eliza (1814-?). Charles died and Eliza married Milton KINNISON/KINNERSON about 1848. Charles & Eliza had the following children: Mary 1835, Nancy 1835, John 1837, Susan Emaline 1839, Charles 1843, Thomas B. 1845, Nancy 1848. This family live in Scott Co, Mo. Susan Emaline m Robert Newton GRAY and moved to Clark Co, MO. Any info on these families will be greatly appreciated!!

NEWCOM posted by Lawrence Meyer on Sunday, July 19, 1998

I have a surname to add to the Clark Co. list, my gggf was Wilmon T. NEWCOM and on September 1, 1838 he was issued a land patent, Doc. #13506, for 160 acres in sec. 35, Township 64-N, Range 9-W. It is my understanding that the family lived on the farm until some time after the Civil War. I'm sure there were other NEWCOMs in the area. Anyone wanting to discuss this line please contact me.

BAKER, BOYER, MARSHALL, SHEPPERSON posted by Ruth Helvy on Sunday, July 19, 1998

I have done quite a bit of research on the family of a John Measures SHEPPERSON, b. 3 March 1822 in Lincolnshire, England. He immigrated to America with a wife, Mary Ann MARSHALL shortly after 1844. She died having no children. He remarried Sarah Jane BOYER, b. 4 Dec. 1832 in Zanesville, Muskingham, Ohio, on 14 May 1853 in Clark County, Missouri. Their children were:  #1) John William SHEPPERSON,b. 31 Oct 1854, Clark County, Missouri,  #2) Susana Belle SHEPPERSON, b. 14 Dec 1856, Chambersburg, Clark, Missouri,  #3) Sarah Jane SHEPPERSON, b. 6 Apr. 1858 in Chambersburg, Clark, Missouri, #4) David Joseph SHEPPERSON, b. 16 Feb 1860 in Chambersburg, Clark, Missouri,  #5) Mary Ann SHEPPERSON, b. 1 Nov 1861 in Chambersburg, Clark, Missouri #6) Margaret E. E. SHEPPERSON, b. 25 Aug 1863 in Missouri,  #7) Augusta Belle SHEPPERSON, b. 3 Nov 1866 in Missouri,  #8) Martha Belle SHEPPERSON, b.15 May 1868 in Chambersburg, Clark, Missouri,  #9) Caroline Augusta SHEPPERSON, b. 23 Aug 1870 in Chambersburg, Clark, Missouri,  #10) Catherine Mabel SHEPPERSON, b. Kahoka, Clark, Missouri.   I am related directly through Catherine Mabel SHEPPERSON who married George Alfred BAKER. I have pension files, pictures, know spouses, and some of their families. John SHEPPERSON served in the Civil War and became a citizen of the United States of America. If you have more information on John Measures or his wife Sarah Jane BOYER, his family, children or their parents please contact me. If you need info, I've got lots. Ruth Helvy

STOUT posted by Larry Bevard on Sunday, July 19, 1998

Does anyone know about a Eugene H. STOUT from Gragory Landing? I have a lot of Stouts' I'm related to but can not find his name in my papers. I have a bunch of letters and some pictures, but don't know how he relates. Any help.

BROWN, FOX, HIGBEE, JONES, LOGUE, RINEY, RYAN, SAMUELS posted by Bob Kay on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for information on any relative of Andrew Harvey "Polly" FOX b. 1854 in Ohio, d. 11 March 1935 in Winchester, Clark County. Married Nancy Elizabeth BROWN 1873 in Clark County. Their children William Harvey FOX m. Carrie JONES, Myrtle FOX m. Isaac T. JONES, Mary Etta FOX m. William Eugene HIGBEE, Frank FOX m. Katherine M. "Kate" RINEY, Lewis Vincent FOX m. Della Mae LOGUE, Trevor Edward FOX m. Nellie Vivian RYAN, Lulu Mae FOX m. Jeff LOGUE and Charles Joseph SAMUELS.

EWING, MAKEMSON posted by Ann Baughman on Wednesday, July 29, 1998

Need info on descendants of Elijah EWING who moved to Clark Co., Mo. about 1835. He married Susannah MAKEMSON in Pendleton Co., Ky. Ch: wm. Brown, Mary E., Eliza, John, Nancy, Alice, Susan, Robert Milton, Elijah. Was there a Delilah also born? Thanks

SELLS, SMITH posted by Roger W. Green on Wednesday, July 29, 1998

Mina SMITH (born Oct. 13, 1850 ; died Nov 8,1911 in Fremont County Iowa ) married Miles SELLS SMITH (born 10, 1842 died June 22, 1921) in Clark Co, Missouri in 1891 . It is believed that Mina (SMITH) SELLS had a father who was a judge in Clark Co, Mo and that she had relative who remained in Clark Co, Mo. Her husband Miles SELLS was born and resided in Henderson , Ill and then he and his wife and children moved to reside in Randolf Co, IA. Their children were Ednea born August 1892, Iva J. born May 1896, and John born Oct. 1898. Miles was a veteran in the Union Infantry and saw service in the Civil War, serving in southern Louisiana ( Baton Rouge).

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