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Joseph Lambeth

Friday, March 24th, 2017

Joseph Lambeth, son of Samuel Lambeth, and father of Judge Joseph Marion Lambeth died in Pulaski County, Missouri in 1884.  The date of his death has frequently been listed on some sites as 1883, however records from his probate file on record at the Missouri State Archives list his death as “about the ___ day […]

Jesse McPherson

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Jesse McPherson was one of Muhlenberg’s best-known pioneers. When the county was organized he was appointed one of the justices of the peace. He ran a tanyard, horse mill, and distillery for many years. Tradition says that he feared nothing

Christopher Harris

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

Will of Christopher Harris Christopher Harris of Madison County, KY  Will Book A-page 54, 55.    It was transcribed by Eileen Niederkorn; I have added some paragraph breaks for easier reading.               In the name of God Amen. I Christopher Harris being through the abundant mercy and goodness of God tho weak in body […]

Dillon Cemetery

Monday, June 7th, 2010

Dillon  Cemetery #2   Transcribed from: Another Job Done by Dianne Peck, page 15.               Sterling Swearingin has headed up an energetic undertaking of cleaning up this old family burial plot.  The brush had completely overtaken the spot and it had become a hiding place for baby claves as it was in the center […]

Children of Thomas Dillon

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Thomas Dillon Land Transaction Thomas J. Dillon did not leave a will, but the following transaction taken from the Benton county deeds, located on microfilm at the Missouri State Archives, list all of Thomas’s living children.    “This Indenture made and entered into the 7th day of March 1849 by and between Thomas Dillon as […]

John Bryan

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Marriage of John Bryan and Anna Cass Below is the marriage record for John Bryan (O’Brian) and Anna Cass.  The marriage was performed by Father Conrad Tintrup of the St. Joseph Church in Wentzville, Missouri.  There is also is another marriage record for Edward Bryan (O’Brian) and Margaret Ryan preformed at the same church.  I […]

Captain George Cathey

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Cathey’s in Cooper County, Missouri The following is the earliest record I have found of Captain George Cathey living in Cooper County, Missouri.  His son John Cathey was also summoned at the same time for contempt; again the charge was for not showing as a juror.  There were no additional papers in the file indicating […]

Behan’s in Toledo, Ohio

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

Below are two entries from the Toledo, OH city directories, we know from Michael’s obituary the family lived for a time in Toledo. 1880 City Directory [singlepic id=31 w=320 h=240 float=] 1882 City Directory [singlepic id=32 w=320 h=240 float=center] In the 1879-1880 directory you can see Mary (widow of Andrew), daughter Catherine and son Frank […]