Location: Warren County MO

Biographical Sketch of Thomas Leeper

Thomas Leeper was born in Jefferson Co., Va., and came to Missouri in 1821; with John Reynolds, when he was only eight years of age. He married his first wife, whose name was Elizabeth Edwards, in 1838, and they had three children. After her death he married Ruth A. Griggs.

Biographical Sketch of Isaac Kent

Isaac Kent, of Kentucky, lost his parents when he was quite young, and was “bound out” to be raised. When he was of age he married Lucy Hopkins, and they had John, William, Jane, Andrew, Robert, Elizabeth, Polly, Thomas, Isaac, Dozier, Louisa, and Lucinda. Mr. Kent came to Missouri and settled in Warren County in 1819. His son John married Catharine Zumwalt. William married Mary A. Zumwalt, and was killed by Waller Graves, who was insane, at the house of Newton Howell, on the 2d of October, 1830. Andrew Kent enlisted as a soldier in the Mexican war, and was

Biographical Sketch of John McKinney

John McKinney, of Staunton, Virginia, served in the American army during the latter part of the revolution, and had his thigh broken by a musket ball, which lamed him for life. He settled at Lexington, Kentucky, where he taught school, and was elected Sheriff of the County. He married a Mexican woman, by whom he raised a large family. In 1805 he came to Missouri on a trading and prospecting tour, and in 1809 he moved his family here. When the Indian war began, he took his family back to Kentucky, to get them out of danger. His son Alexander

Biographical Sketch of James Martin

James Martin, of Campbell County, Va., married Caroline Burton, by whom he had William, Elizabeth, Oliver W., Frances A., Edward M., Caroline W., Cynthia P., Sarah, and Thomas J. Mr. Martin settled in Warren County in 1830. William and Elizabeth remained in Virginia. Caroline W. married Garret Pratt, and lives in Warren County. Cynthia P. married William H. H. Simpson, of St. Charles County. Sarah married Charles A. Womack, of Lincoln County.

Biographical Sketch of Hugh Liles

Hugh Liles and his wife and children, whose names were Robert, Polly, William, James, Elizabeth, Sally, and Ann settled in (now) Warren County in the year 1809. Robert, the eldest son, married Polly Walker, and settled in Audrain County, Mo. Polly married Joshua James, and settled in Warren County. Sally married James Kennedy. Ann married a German. Hugh Liles was a great hunter, and belonged to the rangers.

Biographical Sketch of Frank Wyatt

Frank Wyatt, of North Carolina, had the following children John, William, Frank, Jr., Ricks, Polly, Elizabeth, and Sally. John, William, and Ricks settled in Lincoln County, Kentucky, at a very early date, and the former served as a soldier in the revolutionary war. He married Polly Pearle, of Virginia, and settled in Warren County, Mo., in 1817. They had Martha, Frank, Susan, Elizabeth, Sarah, Rebecca, William S., Mary A., Anna E., and Nancy. Frank was a soldier of the war of 1812, and died of consumption in Kentucky. Nancy, Martha, and Anna E. all died unmarried. Susan married James Pennington,

Biographical Sketch of Edward Williams

Edward Williams, of North Carolina, went to Kentucky with Daniel Boone, and lived for some time at Boonesborough, where he married Jemima Anderson, daughter of Major Jack Anderson. Their children were Daniel, Joshua, Pernell, Casper, Susan, and Caleb. The latter married Elizabeth Woodland, of Kentucky, and settled in Warren County in 1818. They had nine children William, Dulcinea, Laurel, Abihue, Heath, Jane, Zuima, Elizabeth, and Caleb C. Dulcinea Married Everett Creech, who settled in Warren County in 1819. Jane married William Guerdo, son of Jared D. Guerdo, who settled in St. Charles County in 1806. Elizabeth married William Anderson, who

Biographical Sketch of Richard Wright

Richard Wright, of Culpepper County, Va., was a soldier of the war of 1812. He married Ann Smith, of Virginia, and settled in Warren County, Mo., in 1822. In 1858 he removed to Lincoln County, where he died. His children were Elizabeth, Henry C., Susannah, Ann M., George W., and Francis M. Elizabeth married Marion Ross, who settled in Lincoln County. Henry C. is a physician. He settled in Warren County, and when the North Missouri Railroad was built he laid off a town on his farm, and called it Wright City. The place now numbers some five or six

Biographical Sketch of Thomas Waller

Thomas Waller, of Spottsylvania Co., Va., was born in July, 1732, and his wife, Sarah Dabney, was born in October, 1 740. They had nine children-Mary, Anna, Agnes, Dolly, Carr, Dabney, Comfort, Elizabeth, and John. Carr married Elizabeth Martin, by whom he had Sarah M., William I., Joseph G., and Martha M. Sarah M. married Henry Edwards. William I. married Maria Norval. Joseph G. married Virginia McDonnell, and settled in Warren Co., Mo., in 1830. They had nine children-Susan, Martha, Agnes, Jane, Collin, John, Louisa, Joseph, and Eliza, Martha M. Waller married Henry Pritchett, who settled in Missouri in 18:35.

Biographical Sketch of Frank Wyatt

Frank Wyatt was a native of North Carolina, but settled and lived in Montgomery Co., Ky. He came to Missouri five times to look at the country, but could never make up his mind to move here. He had four sons John, Anthony, Douglass, and Joseph. John was a Captain in the war of 1812. He settled in Missouri in 1817, and married Attossa Sharp, by whom he had seven children John, Jr., Sarah, Harriet, Catharine, Margaret, Lucy, and Mary. Anthony came to Missouri in 1816. He married Mary Smith, daughter of Henry Smith and Nancy Davis (who were natives