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Washington County Missouri Queries
October - December 1998

Newest Query: 30 December 1998



Submitter: Vikki (
Date: 30 Dec 1998

I am looking for information on ESTLE LILBURN BRITTAIN B:1896 D:1974 Joplin, Mo and family members that I have told lived in Washington county at one time. Family members are: MAY MACKINDER, JACK ALLEN BRITTAIN, HELEN PAUL/DEMA CATHRINE PAUL.Thank you.


Submitter: Mary Buchholz (
Date: 29 Dec 1998

I am searching for descendants of Joseph CLARKSON and his wives 1) Susan GAMES d. 1840s Fluvanna VA or 2) Sarah H. Omohundro. They are buried at Caledonia, MO. Mary Buchholz


Surnames: EGAN
Submitter: Jack Farroll (
Date: 17 Dec 1998

EGAN, Marguerite or Margaret; b. June, 1885 in Richwoods, Washington County, MO. I´m searching records of my paternal grandmother´s parents. She and her brothers, Patrick, Thomas, James and Joseph were orphaned sometime between 1892 and 1900.


Surnames: HUDSPETH
Submitter: Dena Hunt (
Date: 07 Dec 1998

I am looking for any information between 1810 and 1832 of Lewis Calvin HUDSPETH in Washington Co MO. I am trying to prove his parentage. Lewis was born ca 1810 in KY, He married Sarah Ann Gage in Madison Co, Mo in 1832, moved to Arkansas after his marriage.


Submitter: Sherry Clark (
Date: 07 Dec 1998

I am looking for any information on Joseph Pinson who died in Washington Co., MO on April 7, 1876. He was my 3g-grandfather. He married Mary Willett, daughter of John Willett.


Submitter: Rosa Weaver (
Date: 05 Dec 1998

I am looking for information on my GGrandmother Martha TROTTER, b. 4-12-1850 in Washington Co. MO. She was the daughter of Ephraim TROTTER, b abt 1812 in IN and Caroline ROBINETTE, b abt. 1830 in NC. Martha married Robert SWEARENGIN and they lived in Douglas, Co MO. Any information about any member of this family will be gratefully received.


Surnames: BRUFFEY
Submitter: Tom Crain (
Date: 05 Dec 1998

Hello I looking for info on James B BRUFFEY; he was born 22 dec 1789 and died bef 5 Sep 1832 in Washington Co.,MO. Would like any other info on the BRUFFEYs of that area. Much Thanks


Submitter: Gloria Hardcastle (
Date: 05 Dec 1998

BAILEY,Nancy Jane: born 8 Nov 1868 in Washington County, MO: died 11 Nov 1960 in Port Arthur,Jefferson,Texas

Parents: father William Henry BAILEY; mother Eliza FORRESTER
Spouse: M Ewing HARDCASTLE
Nancy Jane and Ewing were in Hogan,Iron,MO by 1900. Looking for cousins to trede info. Gloria Thompson Hardcastle


Submitter: Shirley Allison (
Date: 27 Nov 1998

I am searching for information on my paternal grandfather Jasper HUSKEY. His name appears on the 1920 census for Washington County. I believe he may be buried in Blackwell Masonic Cemetery. He was born around 1865 in Washington County. His parents were Jass HUSKEY and Nancy OFFE. He was married to Ellen SHIPLEY. born in Washington County in 1873. Any information you may have would be greatly appreciated.


Submitter: Joyce Willhoit (
Date: 25 Nov 1998

Seeking information on Pleasant Thomas "Tom" GREENE and his wife, Margarette Mahala Ann BLAIR. Tom is supposedly buried on Indian Creek in Washington County; son of Rev. Leven Thomas GREENE d. 1854 Texas County, MO & Martha STEWART. A sister, Martha GREENE b. abt 1811 IL, m. Arany Shasteen SALLEE (1811-1862), son of Stephen SALLEE & Polly LOCKHART. Brothers: George, Phillip, Jesse, and Ben. A son, Phillip GREENE b. Sep 1852 Howell County.


Submitter: Janet Olive (
Date: 21 Nov 1998

I am looking for any one who know any with the surname of POLITTE or PORTELL. They were a very large family & they were located in Washington County. Thanks Janet


Submitter: Carl Barger (
Date: 20 Nov 1998

I am researching the Stephen BARGER family. He died in Potosi, Mo. in the 1970s. He had a daughter by the name of Pauline Britt. Looking for this family. Also, any information on other BARGERS: Allen BARGER, born in 1801 in Tn. Lived in Ripley, Reynolds and Washington. I believe he may have died between 1854-60 in Washington Co. Thomas Burton TULL married Martha J. BARGER some time around 1855-60. Any help here would be appreciated.
Carl Barger, Superintendent of the Warren Public Schools, Warren, AR.


Submitter: Norma DeClue (
Date: 18 Nov 1998

I am looking for information on my paternal grandfather. His name was Jasper HUSKEY. He showed up on the 1920 census for Washington County Missouri. He married Anna LANGLEY. It said she was born in Missouri and him in Pennsylvania. He was 55 years old in this census. I would like to know where he is buried, or where they were married. Any other information you might have would be greatly appreciated. Thank You
Jean DeClue


Submitter: Rodger Huffman (
Date: 17 Nov 1998

ROSE,James, b. 1813, d. ca. 1840, minister in Washington Co., MO, md. ca 1840 to Eada (Edith) SPARKS, b. ca 1824, NC, Children (1) ROSE, Abijiah, b. 1838, TN, d. 1898, Bonne Terre City Cemetery, md. JONES, Ruth Lucinda, b. 1849, TN, d. 1888, Bonne Terre City Cemetery, daughter of JONES, Thomas, b. ca. 1824, d. > 1860 husband of LEWIS, Melvina (Viney) Lucinda, b. ca 1824, TN, d. ca. 1901, possibly Jones Cemetery. (2) ROSE, Christopher.


Surnames: WARREN
Submitter: Paddi (
Date: 10 Nov 1998

Looking for information on my grandmother´s brother, Marvin Warren (1905-1978) his wife (Carrie or Wanda) and siblings. I was told he was buried in the Old Mines Cemetery, Old Mines, Washington County, MO. Any information would really be appreciated. Thanks, Paddi


Submitter: Charles Roller (
Date: 08 Nov 1998

Looking for McCAN / McCANN family located in the Union Twp area as early as 1829. Thank you. My snail mail address is:
Charles Roller
266 East Padonia Road
Timonium, MD 21093


Surnames: MOON
Submitter: Don Clendenin (
Date: 31 Oct 1998

James Moon, born Colorado 1864, living Potosi, Mo. 1900-1920. Need death date and parents. Wife Lilly Moon, said to be Cherokee, living 1920 in Potosi. Need death date and parents.


Date: 22 Oct 1998

Louisa ENGLISH EDWARDS, widow of James EDWARDS, died at Mineral Point, Washington County on Dec 17, 1885. She was born 1837 in Cape Girardeau County. Children: Anna Lee, John T.; James L. and ? Charles. Have extensive ENGLISH files, looking for descendants of children. PAT SHIVELY ELMORE


Submitter: Therolyn Parker (
Date: 10 Oct 1998

BURTON, James b. 1837 d 1927, m. Nancy Mahalia FOSHEE (or Forshee). James born in Greene Co, TN, family lsted on 1840 census in Monroe County, TN, in 1850 on Washington Co MO census. Son of Levi G. Burton, b. 1809 in NC, d 1889, m. Elizabeth Hall. James & Mahalia moved to Hickman County, KY sometime before 1890 (located on Washington Co 1870 census).


Submitter: Therolyn Parker (
Date: 10 Oct 1998

LECLERE family of Washington County, MO. Francis E. LeClere b. 1868 d.1950 m. Lucy Burton, both buried Hopewell, MO. His father Francis C. LeClere b 1833 d. 1912, m Elizabeth Thompson. His father Francois LeClere b. 1805 Washington County, d. about 1845, married 1829 in Old Mines, MO to Elizabeth Huff. Prior to this, family may have come from Cape Girardeau or St. Francois Counties.


Submitter: Glenda (
Date: 06 Oct 1998

I am currently researching several relatives who were married to members of the COURTOISE family, living around the Richwoods and Old Mines area in the 1800s. Any information would be helpful. Thank you, Glenda


Surnames: RELFE
Date: 02 Oct 1998

My question is in regards to a Linn Relfe who was married in Washington County in November, 1860. My father who recently passed away had documents in his safe deposit box relating to Linn Relfe.

I would like to know more information about his life, if possible. There is a land grant from 1838 to his family and I know that he served in the Civil War, but what did he do with the rest of his life.


Surnames: BRYAN
Submitter: Bryan Deason (
Date: 01 Oct 1998

Trying to locate ancestors, decendants of John Cole Bryan whose son James Archibald Bryan lived in Washington Co. in the late 1800´s.


Surnames: SPRINGER
Submitter: Michael Springer (
Date: 30 Sep 1998

SPRINGER Charles, died 1847, Washington county Mo. Birth date not known. Married to Margaret Springer formerly Margaret Silvers. One known son Samuel W. Springer.Any help appreciated. Will share all info. on Springers. Thank You.


Surnames: HOFFMAN
Submitter: Lynn Sheppa (
Date: 30 Sep 1998

I´m in search of information on my gggrandparents. Charles HOFFMAN b. abt. 1806 in Germany immigrated to the U.S. in abt. 1844, married Mary HAGAN/HAGEN b. abt. 1825 in Mo. They married in Washington Co. in 1845; their children were Julia, Laura, Charles G., Josefine and Jeanette. They also lived in St. Francois Co.

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