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Linn County Missouri Queries
April - June 1999

Submitter: Pat Moffitt (
Date: 27 Jun 1999

Looking for Marion Felix Vanlandingham b 1856 Boone Co. MO married in Linn Co. 24 Oct 1880 to Martha Lee Dusky "Mattie". Found Mattie in 1900 Woodward Co. OK married for 4 years to William Sargent and living with children of Marion. What happened to Marion? His brother Francis N. is buried in Rose Hill Cem. and his sister-in-law is buried in St. Michaels Cem. both in Linn Co. but can't find him. Any help would be appreciated.


Submitter: P. Baker (
Date: 26 Jun 1999

Hello, looking for information on Alfred WILSON who married Julina APPLEGATE 16 Aug, 1849 and Elizabeth WILSON who married Jarret CORNET 28 Aug, 1849. Alfred WILSON and Julina APPLEGATE had twin daughters born September 1850. Thank you very much in advance. P. Baker


Submitter: Carol A. Powell (
Date: 20 Jun 1999

Hoping to find info about my paternal grandmother Canzada Paralee Greene/Green.also used the name May Green. b.Marceline,Linn,Missouri-7 July,1866 d.1941 Ok.m.?? Bell;date unknown,;Miller circa 1900 in Ok. I am trying to find out about her family.Any info would be greatly treasured.Thank you.


Submitter: Merna Cherry (
Date: 20 Jun 1999

HAILEY, Lillian Mae. Born October 3, 1882/83 in Laclede, Missouri. Adopted as young child to Patrick J. and Susianna CLARKE/CLARK. Remembered being told she was one of 5 girls born to Jack and Elizabeth HAILEY. The Clarke's raised her in the Catholic faith; therefore, the Hailey's may also have been Catholic.


Submitter: Katharina Hines (
Date: 16 Jun 1999

I like to find more info on Robert K Kinney Sr. and Elizabeth Hilt.They moved in 1874 to Linn Co. Mo.In 1906 the family moved to Laverne Ok.I like to know more about the Robert Kinney Sr.early years in Linn Co. If some one like to know more about the Robert Kinney Jr. and Florence Nickerson who married in 1902 in Bucklin Linn Co. Mo. You can contact me at Thank you Katharina Hines


Surnames: McINTIRE
Submitter: M.Rohovit (
Date: 08 Jun 1999

Looking for information on Woodson McINTIRE who was married in Linn Co. sometime in the 1870's. His father was Thomas C. McIntire and his Mother Serilda LESTER. Wanting to connect with someone researching this line of McINTIRES.I have a lot of information going back on this faimly when they were in Kentucky.


Submitter: Cathy Cadd (
Date: 14 May 1999

ANDERSON, William Ance d. Nov 10, 1896 in Laclade, Linn, Missouri. He was married to Emily Jane EASTER. They apparently had 11 children.

2. Charlotta Matilda ANDERSON b. 11-17-1863 in Iowa, married HARRISON,John William on 7-1-1885 in Linneus, Linn, MO. They were married by a Minister,Wm ANDERSON.,
4. Marty ANDERSON,
5. son ANDERSON (not sure but family legend has it that one son went to New York and was in real estate. And that he sank on the Titanic. -- Have found that there was a Harry ANDERSON, who was in the stock market in New York and that he did survive the Titanic sinking.)
If you have any knowledge of William Ance ANDERSON or his family I would appreciate hearing from you. Thanks Cathy

Submitter: Michael Brown (
Date: 12 May 1999

Looking for connections to Jacob Lewis McDANIEL (1854-1943). He was into the Brookfield area by about 1900. However, there might be related McDANIELs that predated his arrival by several decades (haven't figured out the connection to these Chariton/Randolph County McDANIELs).

Elbridge BROWN (1834-1899) was in by 1880 and passed away by 1900. His son, Bert BROWN married Mary Savannah McDANIEL. The BROWNs were also from the Brookfield area of Linn County.


Surnames: DAVIS
Submitter: Charlene Wolfe (
Date: 11 May 1999

Leroy DAVIS was listed in the 1860 census for Linn County, MO. His wife's name was Harriet and there was a 6/12 mo. old child named William. Leroy and Harriet were my great grandparents and by 1870 were living in Texas. I'm trying to locate Harriet's maiden name but I'm having no luck on finding marriage records. Any help much appreciated.


Submitter: Lynn Akins (
Date: 11 May 1999

I am looking for Machen or Coulson family information. I am in possession of the family bible and would share the information that I have. This family lived in and around Bucklin, MO for several years. There are several buried in the Masonic Cememtery there.

I am also looking for information about Frank & Theresa Apel who lived in the Bucklin area as well. Their son was Richard Apel who married Mary Elizabeth Lunday. We don't know where they orginated.


Submitter: Reavil Hankins (
Date: 25 Apr 1999

I am searching for the brother of my g-g-grandfather, Robert CARROLL, born 1834 in Bond Co., Ill, married Rosetta SHILLER. 1880 Bio of his sister, Nancy Redfearn,lists Robert living in Linn Co. MO at that time. Would like to exchange information with descendants of Robert.


Submitter: Dave Kurtz (
Date: 19 Apr 1999

Looking for information regarding the husband of Lillian Eads-Leichtweiss. She died in Marceline in September of 1966. Any local Newspapers available for the period? Thanks!


Surnames: FLOOD
Submitter: Enid Willi (Chez
Date: 19 Apr 1999

Need help finding my grgrandfather's burial - Josiah Addison FLOOD. He died 1912 and is supposed to be buried in Marceline ,MO. Any FLOOD family in Linn Co.or obituary help appreciated.


Surnames: KUHN
Submitter: Bill Mitchell (
Date: 08 Apr 1999

Seek any info on Samuel KUHN, died 1908 and Martha Ann KUHN, died 1906. Both died at Linneus.


Submitter: Lu Ann Suryan (
Date: 07 Apr 1999

Looking for info on Retta (Loretta) Curry, married to Kermit Curry. Daughter of Addie (Sarah Adeline) Reynolds. Lived in Brookfield.


Surnames: DAVIS
Submitter: Rhoda Thomas (
Date: 06 Apr 1999

I'm searching for information on a Wilma DAVIS from Linn Co., Mo., born between 1913-1933. She was the birthmother of a baby girl born June 16, 1948 in Brookfield, Mo. Any information would be helpful. Thank you.


Submitter: Lillie Davis (
Date: 04 Apr 1999

I'm posting some Davis and Dunlap information hoping to find someone with more information. George DAVIS born 1858-1859 in MO, Linn County son-George Leonard DAVIS born abt. 1882 in OK, married abt. 1906-1908 maybe in Atoka County, OK

+ Omie (Oma, Oney) Francis DUNLAP born abt. 1882 in TX?

1-Fannie May DAVIS born 1908 in Farris, Oklahoma, Atoka County
+ Cecil O. JONES
2- William Oscar DAVIS born 1913 in Farris, Oklahoma, Atoka County
+Clara Etta MANGUS
2ND marriage of Omie DUNLAP-DAVIS
+ John L. Higgins
1-Lee Roy Higgins born 1916
Oma DUNLAPS parents were Peter(Petter) DUNLAP and Sallie (Sally) GREER.These families lived in unknown area of MO, Atoka County, McCurtain County and others in Oklahoma , Sevier County, Little River County and others in Arkansas and around the Red River in Texas. If you have any info to share please contact me - Lillie - at

Submitter: Dennis Whicker (
Date: 04 Apr 1999

I am trying to trace my GGrandmother Belle Forest. Forest was her married name which then became Crowder up in Monroe Co IA. She and her husband are buried in Linn Co. near Marceline. It has been passed down that she was a full blooded Cherokee which we have not been able to confirm. I would be grateful for any information.


Submitter: Tammy Saphiloff (
Date: 03 Apr 1999

Naoma Ruth BECKETT, b. 26 May 1875 p.b. Linneus, Linn Co.,MO d. 4 Mar 1961 p.d. Arlington, Riverside Co., CA m. 13 Mar 1894/95 John Henry LASTER, ARE MY great grandparents. I need infomation on her parents.


Submitter: Jim Erdman (
Date: 01 Apr 1999

I am trying to find out any information I can on Bernard Friederick Erdman and his family. We know that Bernard married Margaret Mitchell some time in 1907. Margaret brought with her to this marriage a son from a previous marriage, his name is Earl R Mitchell. On the 1910 census they are living in Brookfield, on State street. On the 1920 census they are living on North Caldwell in Brookfield. Bernard was a railroad engineer, and Earl was a brakeman on the railroad. Any help would be appreciated.