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Caryn Hood (#46777279)
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Bio Photo When I was born, we lived in Caldwell County, MO and now live in Daviess County, MO. I have lived in these two counties all my life, except for 7 years when I was a child and lived near Abilene, KS.
I have always enjoyed sitting at the table at family dinners and hearing the older people tell stories about people and times in the past.
I became involved in looking for my genealogy when I got a computer a few years ago. My grandparents are buried in Caldwell County and some of my great and great-great grandparents as well. Some of the names I am researching are LOONEY, SLOAN, FARR, GREEN on my side and HOOD, GARRISON, STORY, HARRIS on my husband's side.


If you are looking for further information on Caldwell or Daviess County, Missouri ancestors, the following are some of my favorite websites:

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Cheryl Vandiver
Lena Davis Brittsan 1880-1953
Lena Davis was my great grandmother. You have her parents listed as William Parriott Davis and Rachel Elizabeth Phillips. My research shows her parents as being Mathew Franklin Davis and Sarah Elizabeth Smith. And her siblings were Lattie, Grover and Permelia, who my dad knew. Can you tell me where you got your info from? Thank you, Cheryl Brittsan Vandiver
Added by Cheryl Vandiver on Jul 23, 2016 6:14 PM
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annie littlfoot
you forgot to put there son name in William j looney 1800 AND HER MOTHER AND FATHER ARE NOT GREENWAY
Added by randy church on Jul 02, 2016 10:15 PM
Dennis Hardin
Clarissa Bell Frazier Cain #30515800
Thank you for adding the links to her memorial.
Added by Dennis Hardin on Jun 16, 2016 8:33 AM
Thank you so much for all the updates on the Devers family, etc. Sorry I asked for so many at once!
Thank you for creating their memorials.
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Michael Opitz
Ira Campbell 1893 - 1959
Death Cert stated buried in Brown Cemetery on 12 Feb 1959.
Added by Michael Opitz on Jun 02, 2016 3:30 PM
Robert Carman
Rate Carman
I hope you know someone who can help me. My grandad was Franklin Marion Carman. His brother Rate was in Braymer and F.M. Was born there. I have lost track of the family.
I have a sister 76 years old that said she visited Brown family cousins in Braymer when little. The great uncle was given the family bible when my grandad died way before my time.
Any information would be greatly appreciated!
Robert Carman son of Arthur Franklin Carman
Added by Robert Carman on May 27, 2016 8:52 PM
Dr. Warren Burge
Richard Powell Burge

Richard P. BURGE was born on 17 Dec 1864. He died on 1 Feb 1872. He was buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Daviess, Missouri. Parents: Woody BURGE and Martha New

A Story of Early Times in Daviess County, Missouri

Wood Burge :

Born in Patrick County, Virginia, moved to Davies County (Missouri) in 1857, died September 3, 1893.

When but a boy Richard suffered a spinal injury which left him a cripple for life. As a boy I was strongly attracted by this manly young man. He had a bright mind and although he suffered much, he bore it all with uncomplaining patience, was always cheerful and kind. While nature had implanted in his heart a longing to engage in boyish sports, a cruel fate had Denied to him the physical power to gratify it. There was something Deeply pathetic in the way he would linger about the play ground at school, intense longing to join in our rough sports pictures in his eager face. Sometimes the boys would insist upon Dick joining in a game of ball and when he went to the bat the pitcher was sure to give him "good balls," There was a tacit understanding that Dick's play was not subject to the usual rules of the game. When he would make a strike, some lad would be ready to make the fun for him, and so in person and by proxy he was enabled to take some part in our sports. Dick was a general favorite among the crow of husky boys who attended school at Cottonwood. While as a rule they were usually ready to fight each other upon slight provocation there was scarcely one who would have fought for Dick.

After acquiring a good common school education Richard taught one term of school, but the confinement did not agree with him and wishing to be independent and make his own way in the work he engaged in raising sweet potato and other plants an built up quite a lucrative trade in this line. He died comparatively young.
Added by Dr. Warren Burge on May 14, 2016 3:32 PM
Dr. Warren Burge
John William Burge
Son of Find A Grave Memorial# 162586325
Woodrow Columbus Burge
and Martha New

John William BURGE was born on 21 Sep 1838 in Patrick County, Virginia. He died on 1 Feb 1916 in Jamesport, Daviess, Missouri. He was buried on 3 Feb 1916 in Prairie Valley Cemetery, Daviess, Missouri. John was the second of eight or nine children. On Sep. 10, 1836 he left Virginia for Platte County, Missouri where he made his home until 1857 when he came to Daviess County, Missouri. He fought for the Confederate cause in the Civil War

John and George married, reared families, and prospered. They both own fine farms in the old neighborhood and are model citizens in every sense of the word.

History of Daviess County: John W. Burge . He was born in Patrick County, Virginia, September 21, 1838. He is the son of Woody Burge , now living in Daviess count; his mother died in Virginia in 1836. Our subject was reared principally upon his father's farm in Virginia. September 10, 1836, he left Virginia for Platt county, Missouri, where he made his home until 1857, at which time he came to Daviess county, where he has been ever since. In 1861 he enlisted in the Confederate army under General Sterling price, and was in the battles of Carthage, Pea Ridge, Sugar Creek, Pleasant Hill, and finally surrendered at Shreveport. Soon after his surrender he returned home and resumed his labors on the farm.

From Memories by John F. Jordin 1904 - A Story of Early Times in Daviess County, Missouri: Wood Burge : Born in Patrick County, Virginia, moved to Davies County (Missouri) in 1857, died September 3, 1893. (His sons) John and George married, reared families, and prospered. They both own fine farms in the old neighborhood and are model citizens in every sense of the word.

John Burge - He would have been born in Kentucky between, say, 1839 and 1841. When the Civil War began, he gave his occupation as a farmer and residence as Platte County, Camden Point. He enlisted in Dec 1861 in the 1st Mo Cav (CSA) and was elected Lt. The following summer, he seems to have left the regiment, left "sick in Arkansas."

John William Burge served in the Confederate Army. He enlisted as a on 23 Sep 1862 in Co H of the 11th Missouri Infantry. It was variously referred to in the record as the 2d Regt Mo Inf, Hunter's Regt Mo Inf, and the 8th Regt Mo Inf. {Hunter's Regiment, Missouri Cavalry Colonel DeWitt C. Hunter} Combat units were frequently reorganized and consolidated during the war.] commanded by Col. DeWitt C. Hunter, and served both in Shelby's Brigade and Jackman's Brigade, Marmaduke's Cavalry Division. Co. H, still including . John W. Burge , was part of a force surrendered at New Orleans on 26 May 1865 by Gen. E. K. Smith to Union Maj. Gen. E.R. S. Canby. Members of the command were paroled at Alexandria, LA, on 7 Jun 1865.

1st Missouri Cavalry CSA - The 1st Missouri Cavalry was enlisted on December 30, 1861 with the majority of men being transferred from the Missouri State Guard. Following the Battle of Pea Ridge it was transferred East of the Mississippi to serve at Vicksburg. When Vicksburg fell on July 4, 1863, the regiment surrendered and immediately paroled. Since it was "Declared exchanged" on 12 September 1863 it was able to go back into Confederate service. At some point between September 1863 and May 4, 1865 (final surrender at Meridian, Mississippi), it was consolidated with the 3rd Missouri Cavalry regiment. During its service, the 1st Missouri Cavalry served in: Little's Brigade; Gates' Brigade/Missouri Brigade, Bowens Division and finally in Missouri Brigade, French's Division, Department of Alabama, Mississippi and East Louisiana. Commanders: Col. Elijah Gates; Lt. Col. Richard B. Chiles; Lt. Col. C.B. Cleveland; Lt. Col. George W. Law; Lt. Col. William D. Maupin; Maj. Robert R. Lawther; Maj. William C. Parker.

11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate - Brief History - The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System gives the following as the history for this regiment: 11th Infantry Regiment [also called 2nd Regiment], formerly Burns' 8th Regiment, was organized during the winter of 1863-1864. It disbanded early in 1865 Company H - Captain Jackson Cooper, Captain Benjamin F. Davis, Captain John P. Quesenberry - enrolled Ft. Smith, Arkansas

October 29, 1874, Mr. Burge married Miss Nannie Pension, daughter of Robert Penison, now living in Livingston county. The issue of this union is three children' viz, Robert W., William E. and Ivan V. Mr. Burge and wife are both members of the church; he of the Cumberland Presbyterian, and she of the Methodist Episcopal Church South. They are regarded as good neighbors and valuable citizens.
Added by Dr. Warren Burge on May 14, 2016 3:24 PM
Candice Linney Foster Tucker
Edits ..

Thank you so much for completing my recent edit requests.


Added by Candice Linney Foster Tuc... on May 11, 2016 2:28 PM
Dr. Warren Burge
Great job!!!!!

My history on this branch of the family goes only back to

William Burge born October 29, 1773
and wife
Mary Cox born 1778

they were from the region of my family
Originally of Patrick County Virginia but of Stokes County, North Carolina

I would like to be able to tie them together if possible as I have vast information.

I would be happy to send my all my information as an attachment. If you would like. Please do not transfer anything to me, as your information is superior to mine.

Warren Burge
Added by Dr. Warren Burge on May 06, 2016 12:11 PM
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