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Bonnie Morris Conrad (#46480766)
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Bio Photo I was born in Morgan County, Mo, down the road from Hopewell Cemetery. From the days of my first memory, my grandparents and parents took me to visit the little grave yards in Morgan county. I played among the stones and listened to the remembrances of the family who lay beneath, whose souls soared above. As my parents said, "Now is the time to honor their memories, lest we should neglect to repeat who they were and how much they changed their little corner of the world." As a pebble drops and changes it's place, it also creates it's own space and so have the pioneers who carved out a place and changed the world forever." Morgan County is full of people whose ancestors migrated from the East and became one with the land. They were great pioneers whose ancestors and they themselves fought in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, The Mexican War, the Indian Wars,the War for Texas Independence, the Civil War on both sides and World Wars l and ll. My goal is to honor as many as I can.

I have lived all over the US and traveled abroad. I have five children,ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

I am a DAR member, Museum Guild member, Bay Area Genealogical Society member, Morgan County Museum Society member,
Cole County Historical Society member and I do cemetery restoration. I also transcribe and take pictures of cemeteries. I am working on a book for Family History.

I have more than one copy of all the pictures I have posted so if I can help anyone by sending them a picture, please let me know? I also have death certificates on many and family information.
I love helping other researchers and posters but if you use my info or pictures from my posts please cite me as the source. It causes researchers to hit blank walls when they don't have original sources and it is also considered plagerism and is an ethics issue. Thank you so much.
I want to add to my bio after all these years a great big thank you to all the researchers and
find a grave volunteers who have helped me and continue to add to the site and the memory of so many in cemeteries all over the US. You are remarkable and I appreciate every one of you.
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Mary Webster
RE: Washburn (Morgan County)
Our granddaughter needed to know her ancestors for school report. Daughter bought us a computer and a genealogy program. It was uphill from there. It has been fun learning about husbands family and mine. We've been married now for 59 yrs. and met Geiger's and many Webster's over those years. We live in Huntsville, TX and don't get back to Morgan Co. often now. I kept in contact with Mildred Six for several years until her passing. Most of Calvin's ancestors are buried in Ivy cemetery, but his folks are buried in Versailles cemetery plus other ancestors. We don't know his g-g grandfathers parents (John N. Webster's) were. I know one family said they were his parents, but having carefully tracked them, turned out to be wrong, as their John N. Webster is buried in Ohio, not Missouri and wife names were never kin to our John N. Webster. I'm a picture person and have several pictures of Webster side, but none of Washburn side. Do you happen to have one of William and Lottie Washburn that I could get a copy of? Calvin's family left Morgan county when the Webster's sold their property to Missouri to create Lake of the Ozarks. They were mainly tenant farmers living mainly in New Franklin and Arrow Rock. His folks died within a month of one another in late 1940's when he was a teenager. Mother of cancer and father heart attack. He continued to live in Arrow Rock with Elmer and Mary Green. They took him in. They were wonderful people. I was really saddened by their passing, as I learned a lot for both. They owned a gas station in Arrow Rock, sold out, owned a hog farm and another farm near their home. Mrs. Green was active in craft club in Arrow Rock and a terrific cook. Calvin graduated from Marshall H.S., joined the Navy, went to college afterwards, then moved to Houston, TX to work as a draftsman for the Austin Co., where I met him. Afterwards, went to work for Brown & Root (about 28 years) where he retired. We live on 10 acres outside Huntsville and enjoy ever minute of it.
Added by Mary Webster on Dec 03, 2016 4:59 AM
Virginia Brown
RE: Hayse
I have added the bios in the links to the Hayse memorials. Let me know if you have any questions.
Virginia
Added by Virginia Brown on Dec 02, 2016 12:47 PM
Virginia Brown
RE: Hayse
Hi Bonnie,
This is a busy time of year. Still working on the information, which I will send via both the memorials. Sounds like you're having a wonderful vacation. Merry Christmas back at you!
Virginia


Added by Virginia Brown on Dec 01, 2016 8:10 PM
Mary Webster
RE: Washburn (Morgan County)
Y must be connected to Eula Sparks Washburn. My husband is connected to Washburn's via Lottie Webster and Wm. S. Washburn, his aunt and uncle. My husband's siblings were born in Gravois Mills, but he was born in New Franklin. Two of his sisters had worked for the Washburn's at their resort for awhile.
Added by Mary Webster on Dec 01, 2016 5:28 AM
Ann Blaker-Killebrew
RE: Lucinda Wood correction
This is a interesting story. Don't know anything about it at all. If it will be alright with you, I would like to send you an email through the address you have listed. There is too much to write in this space. Hope that will be alright.
Added by Ann Blaker-Killebrew on Nov 23, 2016 12:01 PM
Ally
RE: John Ratcliff
Thank you for adding my great grandmother as his spouse.
Added by Ally on Nov 21, 2016 7:42 AM
Virginia Brown
Nancy Brown Ratcliff
Bonnie,
Thanks for the information. It has been added giving you credit. I added Nancy's maiden name & a little more information.

Hope you're doing well. Our weather had been wonderful!
Virginia
Added by Virginia Brown on Nov 16, 2016 8:29 PM
Ally
RE: John Ratcliff
I've sent an email with records attached and a link.
Added by Ally on Nov 15, 2016 11:03 PM
Ann Blaker-Killebrew
Lucinda Wood correction
I sent an edit that has dates on it. I have it incorrect. It should read 1844 birth, 1860 death. The other from Ancestry is correct.

[Killed in an Indian raid in the 1860's. See The Settler's War. ]
Added by Ann Blaker-Killebrew on Nov 13, 2016 7:52 AM
Ann Blaker-Killebrew
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Found some information on Ancestry.com. Sent an edit. Please accept. Thanks.
Added by Ann Blaker-Killebrew on Nov 12, 2016 11:15 PM
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