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Penny Neeson (#47535929)
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Bio Photo I have been doing family research for over 30 years. My families are Orbin, Collins, Tiller, Miles, Smith, Swallow, Hill, Schunk, Keown/Cowan/Cowen, Grable, Haney, Hines, Howard, Riley, Lee, Leatherman. I am also doing my husbands side Neeson, Brooks, Beamer, Herring/Herron, Carman, Egglestone, Vincent, Sanders, and so many others. I was born in Macon, Missouri and lived there till I was 10. Then we moved to Columbia and then moved to Bevier when I was 13. I have several family members still in Macon, Bevier, Kaseyville and all over Macon County.
I have been interested in my family for as long as can remember. The Titanic has always been a special interest of mine and as a child I discovered that my Grandma Mae and Grandpa Smith were alive when this happened all of a suddenly history became real and not a story so I started my family research. My Grandpa Smith wanted to know about his father's and mother's family so I began digging. The joy on my Grandpa's face when I found something new still keeps me looking after his death hoping to bring joy to someone else searching for family.
I do find a grave so family members can find each other. No one deserves to be forgotten.
Any photo I take of headstones can be used by anyone who is doing a family project.
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Connie Clark
RE: Elizabeth Higginson Conover
Hi Penny, Wayne went out and found this . He also took a photo of Levi and Phoebe Conover, an unknown Conover, ossivky their child on same memorial, very hard to read. There is also a Higgison plot with Ledru, Mary Ellen and William J. I do not see memorials for them. If you would make those and request so we see them , I can add the photos tomorrow . Hope this helps .
Best Wishes, Wayne and Connie
Added by Connie Clark on Oct 11, 2016 7:49 PM
Norman Cross
Henry M. Smith and Chantal Barnes
Henry Milton Smith married Mary Grable in 1909. Was he married before that? The reason for asking is that I found a marriage license for a Henry M. Smith marriage to Chantal Barnes 5 Jul 1906 in Macon, Mo. Chantal was the daughter of William H. Barnes and Ida Rosilla (Cooley) Barnes. She had a brother Harly Merle Barnes. Chantal married again to a Peter Hans 27 Nov 1917 in Ottumwa, Iowa.
Added by Norman Cross on Oct 01, 2016 12:41 PM
Myron Edwards and Buela Edwards
On Find A Grave Memorial# 77409904 and 77409876, you have listed these two as husband and wife - that does not seem possible since Myron's dates are 1892-1905 and Buela's dates are 1888-1892. I suspect that they were brother and sister, but cannot find a birth record for Buela.
I have also found other records that indicate Myron's death in the census records.
What do you think?

Thank you for your diligence to create these records for those of us doing research.
Kay Cloyes
Added by kay on Sep 20, 2016 7:03 PM
Dorothy Walsh
Thank you Penny, for your quick edit for Zelpha PEEK Harrington Cooley !!
Added by Dorothy Walsh on Aug 14, 2016 8:12 PM
Dorothy Walsh
I believe there is a duplicate entry for Alice Harrington Cooley linked to her husband (Samuel American HARRINGTON): Zelpha Alice Harrington Find A Grave # 127016176 entered by Elizabeth Prince.

Zelpha Alice PEEK married Samuel American HARRINGTON 20 September 1908 in Macon, Missouri. They were the parents of eight children, "In later years she married Sidney COOLEY."

source: Bevier Celebrating 150 Sesquicentennial Remember When, Bevier, Missouri. Copyright 2009, Bevier Black Diamond Inc.(pages 177-178; submitted by Bonnie Harrington)

Perhaps there is a way to merge the information ??
Added by Dorothy Walsh on Aug 13, 2016 7:43 PM
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Nellie Grable
Your very welcome. No need to put me in the bio. I'm glad I found the memorial to put it with.
Added by Heritage Seeker on Jul 30, 2016 2:34 PM
The information has been added. Thanks for sending it!
Added by Anonymous1 on Jul 29, 2016 4:08 PM
Kathryn J McCloud
James Grover Shaw
Thanks for making the edit!
Added by Kathryn J McCloud on Jul 26, 2016 10:10 PM
RE: Beamer marriage
You are very welcome, Penny. I just ran across it.
Take Care,
Added by PShannon on Jul 24, 2016 7:05 PM
Tom Andrews
Thanks for transferring John McDonald to me.
Added by Tom Andrews on Jul 24, 2016 6:35 PM
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