Location: Dent County MO

Biography of Spencer Hugh Ware

SPENCER HUGH WARE. Efficient, capable and trustworthy would be the verdict passed upon the character and official standing of our subject by any one in Shannon County to whom the question might be asked. Spencer Hugh Ware, circuit clerk and recorder of this county, is a most ardent Democrat, and most loyally stands by and works for the nominees of his party. He is a native Missourian, born in Licking, February 10, 1851. The son of Henry and Martha (Mitchell) Ware, natives of Maryland and White County, Tennessee, respectively, the father born in the year 181I. Henry Ware left his

Biography of James A. Jadwin

JAMES A. JADWIN. It is quite probable that there is not a manin Shannon or the adjoining counties better known than James A. Jadwin, the popular treasurer of this county. He is a native of this State, born in Texas County, September 24, 1854, and is a son of Martin C. and Mary W. (Williams) Jawdin, who were natives of DeKalb County, Tennessee. Martin C. Jadwin came to Missouri when a single man, before he had reached his twenty-first birthday, or about 1844, and was married in Texas County to Miss Williams who had also come here when quite young.

Biography of Webb Summers

WEBB SUMMERS, one of the prominent stockmen of Howell County, is a native of Georgia, born in Fannin County, March 3, 1854, to the marriage of Thomas and Mary (Ensley) Summers. The father was a native of North Carolina, but moved to a farm in Georgia and there died before the war. After his death his widow came to Missouri, located in Dent County and from there moved to Howell County in 1874, making her home near West Plains for some time. She now makes her home with her son, Webb, and is comfortable and contented. She was the mother

Biography of John F. Church

JOHN F. CHURCH, senior member of the well-known firm of Church & Kissel, Winona, Missouri, is one who has built by years of industry and good management a business that is recognized as being one of the best of its kind in the country, a credit to Winona and Shannon County. Mr. Church is a man who possesses the inherent qualities requisite to commercial success, in a very high degree, and in his chosen calling has attained an eminent position among his compeers, and the high regard of his fellow-citizens, entirely through his own efforts and sterling personal qualities. Mr.

Biography of John F. Richards

John F. Richards, born October 23, 1834, in Bath County, Virginia, the founder of the wholesale hardware house Richards & Conover Hardware Company of Kansas City, Missouri, and now residing at 200 Forty-fourth Street in that city, is not only one of the merchants who have risen to prominence in this section of the Middle West, but had a career connected by many experiences and activities with the Territory and State of Kansas. His parents were Walter and Nancy (Mayse) Richards, both natives of Virginia. Their old farm, Cloverdale, was situated on one of the stage lines which then crossed

Flett-Gray, Grace Eileen – Obituary

Elgin, Oregon Grace Eileen Flett-Gray, 87, of Elgin, died June 13 at her home. Loveland Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Grace was born April 20, 1920, to William Dewey and Harriet Innes Foust in East Brady, Pa. They later moved to Oakmont, Pa. After graduating from high school, Grace enlisted in the Women’s Army Corps and served in the Philippines and New Guinea from 1942 to 1945. She received a WAC service medal, a Good Conduct medal, a Phillippine Liberation Ribbon and an Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon. While in the Philippines, Grace met and married Lowell Guy Flett. After

Yankey, John W. – Obituary

John W. Yankey Was Haines Pioneer John Willis Yankey, 73, a resident of Haines, died Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Hospital. Mr. Yankey was born June 29, 1885, in Salem, Dent County, Mo. He was the son of William R. and Mary E. Yankey. When he was three years of age the family moved to Oregon, settling near Haines. Mr. Yankey had been a farmer all his life. He was married to Hattie C. Hearing Sept. 8, 1908. Mrs. Yankey preceded him in death him in death June 21, 1945. He is survived by two sons, Jack and Keith Yankey, both

Bell, Delmer Ivan – Obituary

Haines, Baker County, Oregon Funeral services were held Feb. 3rd at Zacher Mortuary for Delmer Ivan Bell. Mr. Bell was born Oct. 11, 1896 in Stone Hill, Missouri and died January 29th at the Veteran’s Hospital in Palo Alto, California. He was retired as a sawyer from Tite Knot Pine Mill. Redmond Lodge No. 154, A.F. & A.M., officiated with Richard Hoopes of Prineville, assisted by Jack Eberhard. Survivors include his widow, Beulah, step-daughter, Mrs. Patricia Frizzell, Cathlamet, WA.; brothers Earl from Amity, and Herschel from Union, Howard from Philomath, Willard from Richland, and Byron from Riggins; two sisters,Mrs. Beulah

Missouri Cemetery Records Clark to Greene Counties

Missouri Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Missouri county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Clark County Prarie Church Cemetery hosted at Clark County, Missouri Tombstone Transcription Project Clay County Following Cemeteries hosted at Clay County, Missouri Tombstone Transcription Project Elitzer Cemetery Fairview-New Hope Cemetery Faubion Cemetery Holton Cemetery Unknown Cemetery Unknown Cemetery Welton burials McCrorey Cemetery Paradise Cemetery Partial Five Small Cemeteries Paradise Cemetery Clinton County Following Cemeteries published in Clinton County’s Cemetery

Biography of John Dougherty

Like many of the most prosperous and enterprising citizens of the county of Wallowa, the esteemed subject of this sketch came hither from the eastern part of the United States and here has wrought with the accumulated wisdom of years and experience gained both in that section of the country and in this, while he has ever been dominated by a high sense of the responsibilities of the position of the enlightened citizen and supporter of our free institution, being in his personal demeanor upright, capable, thrifty and patriotic. John Dougherty was born in Lawrence County, Indiana, in 1837, to