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John Claiborne Tyree Jr.

Under family histories on the forum side of this blog you will find information about John Claiborne Tyree Jr.  John was the brother of Obedience Tyree-Dillon and he was the first person killed in the “Battle of Cole Camp”.  John Tyree Enjoy

Thomas Jefferson Dillon

Well Thomas has kept me quite busy. He had many trips to the County Court house in Warsaw. Many of the cases were simple land and property disputes, however a series of entries implicate him and another woman in a lewd and lascivious charge. Thomas and the woman were eventually found not guilty, but it […]

Back to family research

I think all the surname links, photos and family histories are now in place and I can get back to the genealogy research. As much as I dislike writing code, trying to understand what seo is and making sure all my links are correct I do need to take time to attend to these details […]

Sarah “Sally” Dillon-Ireland and census records

Sarah “Sally” Dillon was born in January of 1854 probably in Benton County, Missouri. She was the daughter of William T. and Cherry-Smith Dillon. On January 17, 1875 she married Francis Ireland. Prior to her marriage she had a son Lafayette Oliver Dillon, most likely born in Benton County, MO in 1874. The search for […]

Lambeth Cemetery, Osage Co., MO and Documentation

When I began doing genealogy the first family I began research on was the Lambeth family. My mother was a Lambeth and her father was in a possession of a trunk with family photos and documents. This trunk was found by my mother after his death, it had apparently never been opened after he received […]

Lambeth Cemetery-Maries County, MO

Just a quick update to let you know I have added a transcription of the Lambeth Cemetery in Maries County, MO.  It is located at the top of the page under Cemeteries.

Dillon Cemetery-Benton Co., MO

Dillon Cemetery in Benton County, MO is now available in the upper tab under “Cemeteries”.  Hope you find this useful.

History of Ryors Missouri

From:  The Ghost Towns of Central Missouri by Kelly Warman-Stallings   Ryors               In the late 1860’s, Joseph Albertson built a general merchandise store that once was a center of trade in Crawford township.  The little town of Ryors, located in eastern Osage County, once consisted of a general store, post office, blacksmith shop, […]