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Brickwalls!

Well I am pretty well stuck on many of my families.  I have not done much work on my Dad’s side of the family.  It might be time to dust off the notes I have on the Dillon, Bryant and McFatrich families.

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 […]

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.

Edward Dillon

History of Edward Dillon According to the history of Henry County, Edward L. Dillon was born in Dublin, Ireland.  Immigration records show an Edward L. Dillon immigrating to America in 1825.  It is believed that Edward came to America through the port in Baltimore, Maryland.  The 1830 census records Edward living in Cooper County, Missouri.  […]

Children of Thomas Dillon

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 […]

Dillon Cemetery

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 […]