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L.Sammons (#47211136)
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Brad Melton
RE: Willis Kissee
Thanks for your help. I do a lot of work with the White River Valley Historical Society here near Branson and they've done a good deal with the cemeteries here as well. My area of interest and focus of research is our former slaves and their descendants. Though the Kissee family were never slave owners, we have also tracked many of our local Union militia members and their Confederate neighbors into the decades after the war. Willis and his brother, Alexander, were the former; their cousin Peter Kissee was the latter. If you ever locate a photo of Willis, I'd appreciate a copy. Thanks again. Brad
Added by Brad Melton on May 14, 2015 6:16 AM
Brad Melton
Willis Kissee
Loline: You probably saw the newspaper article on his shooting death I uploaded on line. His family moved to the Taney County area from Indiana; the parents are buried in the next county over. He married here, fought in the Civil War here, owned a mill then left for Colorado after 1870. I've been trying to track down a photograph of him but so far am unsuccessful. Part of that family descended a brother still live here. Brad Melton, Taney County, Missouri.
Added by Brad Melton on May 13, 2015 8:11 AM
Rita McDermott
Kissee
Thanks Loline for the added information. I will give Brad Melton your contact info in case he wants further information concerning Willis Kissee. Rita
Added by Rita McDermott on May 12, 2015 2:27 PM
Linda Adams
RE: John Adams
There was a collaborator on a book (pamphlet) that was created and somehow the other person had a picture of the stone... where and how I do not know.

Yea, it was fun working on this today. Trying to all all the boys of Army and Alice Adams but when you do not have a specific cemetery - stuck big time
Added by Linda Adams on Apr 25, 2015 7:47 PM
Kent Mauk
RE: Isabel Mabel Withrow Greathouse
Please use the corrections tab on the various memorials you want changed. And provide the memorial numbers of the family members you want linked. Thank you.
Added by Kent Mauk on Mar 29, 2015 2:26 PM
Jay Wright
RE: John B. Fauchier -
Thanks, I added your message to the memorial. If you have other additions or suggestions, please let me know.
Added by Jay Wright on Jan 18, 2015 7:27 PM
Rita McDermott
Hazelhurst
Interesting article. I have added the info to Thomas's memorial. I do appreciate you sending along this kind of info as you go thru the newspapers.
Added by Rita McDermott on Mar 27, 2014 4:27 PM
Rita McDermott
Walker-Burnett
Thanks Loline for catching this error. I have corrected and will do so in the cemetery records also.
Added by Rita McDermott on Mar 27, 2014 4:25 PM
GWL
RE: Mary Beeks Gray---Ray?
Yes, you were right it is Ray not Gray. I stopped at the cemetery and looked at it closer and found my mistake. Thanks for your help.
George
Added by GWL on Aug 27, 2013 7:05 PM
Rita McDermott
RE: Minnie E. Davis
Loline, Thanks for the info. I was unable to find Caro, Iowa in the options, so typed it in the Bio. Also, made the correction of the birth year. Rita
Added by Rita McDermott on Jul 01, 2013 10:08 PM
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