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From: "Charlotte M. Maness" <>
Subject: [ROOTS-L] MISSOURI, Jefferson Co., BIRTHS & etc.
Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2002 07:20:30 -0700

Hello everyone, Happy Saturday to you, here is the first installment of
the "Pearls" for the day, I will be back in a couple of hours with the


De Soto Weekly facts
De Soto, Jefferson, Missouri


WIFE OF A PIONEER MERCHANT - Mrs. Louis LONG, wife of Peter LONG, a
pioneer merchant, who had been a resident of Sedalia for the past 32
years, died recently.

A PIONEER OF LINCOLN - Mrs. Job TAYLOR, a pioneer citizen of Lincoln
county, died at her home, near Brussels, a few days ago. She was 75
years old.

A Veteran Passes Away - Capt. C.C. HARE, aged 67, is dead at his home in
Kansas City of grip. He was born in Louisville, Ky., and served through
the civil war with distinction.

PROBATE COURT - Saturday, December 31 1898 - Second annual settlement of
estates of Harry, Robert, Alice, Edith, Edward and James MARSH filed and

PROBATE COURT - Saturday, December 31 1898 - John J. NELSON appointed
guardian and curator of estates of Flora, Wm. E. and Gesnie BOHMIE,
minors, with bond of $2000 in each case.


J.D. MALOY, a brakeman on the road, was instantly killed last Sunday
morning at Mill Spring. He was running to open a switch to let in No.
76 and was struck by the engine. The accident was not discovered until
the train had pulled in the side track. Mr. MALOY was about thirty
years old and had been married only seven months. His home was in De
Soto, to which his remains were brought Sunday afternoon, and on Monday
afternoon were shipped to Mt. Vernon, Ills., the former home of Mrs.
MALOY. The associates of Mr. MALOY speak highly of him and general
sympathy is expressed at his untimely death and for the sorrowing young
wife. He carried a policy on his life for $1,200 in the trainmen's
organization and was a member of the Knights of Pythias.

A delegation of trainmen accompanied Mrs. MALOY and the remains of her
husband to Mt. Vernon, Ills.

Mr. GRIFFITH, an old and respected citizen of Ste. Genevieve county,
whose home was near the river, Aux Vases, died at the home of his
nephew, Judge R.G. MADISON on Monday of last week. His body was sent
home for interment.


OBITUARY - Daniel L. JARVIS, whose death we announced lst week was born
in 1853 and was the eldest of seven children born to Thornton and Mary
A. (WILLIAMS) JARVIS. His whole life, except the time spent at school,
at McKendree College, Lebanon Ills., has been spent in Jefferson County,
with the exception of about three years, on the farm, a part of which
was the home place give him by his father. He has been extensively
engaged in stock raising during all these years and when a post office
was located at his place and named Jarvis, he opened a country store,
which he has also conducted.
In 1877, Mr. JARVIS was married to Miss Rosetta HENSLEY and of this
marriage seven children were born, three boys and four girls, all
living. His mother, one brother, Chas. JARVIS, and two sisters, Mrs.
O.H. DONNELL and Mrs. Jos. J. HOEKEN survive the deceased. During all
his life Daniel L. JARVIS has had the esteem and confidence of a large
number of friends, acquaintances and business associates, who deeply
regret the loss of one whom they have learned so thoroughly to
appreciate. The funeral services were held at the home of the deceased
and he was buried in the church yard at Sandy Creek, beside the last
resting place of his father, not so long ago laid at rest. The services
were conducted by the Rev. Geo. STEEL, of Ironton and were attended by a
large number of sympathizing friends from all over the County. In the
death of D.L. JARVIS, Jefferson county loses one of its best citizens.

MISSOURI STATE NEWS - Recent Deaths - Enoch WELLS, of Clinton, aged 57,
suddenly at Sedalia, where he was visiting relatives.

MISSOURI STATE NEWS - Recent Deaths - Mr. Amos WAGONER, aged 84, at his
home near Odessa, of grip. He was an old settler and prosperous farmer.

MISSOURI STATE NEWS - Recent deaths - S.J. HAZENTINE, who was elected to
congress on the greenback platform at his home, near Springfield.

MISSOURI STATE NEWS - Recent Deaths - Thomas S. ALSOP, of New Franklin,
of pneumonia, aged 58. He was of large financial interests. His wife
and four children survive him.

MISSOURI STATE NEWS - Thomas COLEMAN, of Smithton, Pettis county, aged
69 years, a veteran of the war of the rebellion.

MISSOURI STATE NEWS - Mrs. F.E. WOODFIN, aged 78, of Sedalia.

MISSOURI STATE NEWS - Mrs. J. YOUNGER, wife of Hon. Thos. J. YOUNGER, at
Osceola, after a lingering illness from typhoid fever. Mrs. YOUNGER was
an aunt of the celebrated YOUNGER boys.

MISSOURI STATE NEWS - E.K. SAYERS, one of the oldest citizens of Lewis
county, at his home near Monticello. He was born in New Jersey in
1810. He was a member of the constitutional convention of Missouri in
1861 and 1863, and voted against secession. He was the oldest living
graduate of Amherst college, Mass., having graduated from there in 1828.

MISSOURI STATE NEWS -Hon. Charles L. EWING, aged 71, at Lexington,
after a week's illness of pneumonia. He had just finished a four years'
term as circuit clerk. He represented Lafayette county in the
legislature in 1879. He served in the Mexican war, and was engaged in
the battle of Buena Vista. In the war between the states he sided with
the confederates.

MISSOURI STATE NEWS - S.G. WALKER, a prominent druggist and business
man of Maryville.

MISSOURI STATE NEWS - Thomas T. PHILLIPS, a pioneer of Marion county,
and one of the best known citizens of Palmyra.

DEATH DID NOT SEVER THEM - Matthew JOYCE and wife, an aged couple, who
had lived in Maryville many years, died within 24 hours of each other.
Their funeral services were held at the same time and they were buried
in the same grave. They had been sick only a short time, Mr. JOYCE was
93, and his wife 85, and they have been married over sixty years. Both
were natives of Ireland.

Graham ATKIESON, aged 16 years, while handling a target rifle at
Lexington, Mo., accidentally shot himself in the stomach. It is thought
the wound is fatal.

WAS BAUERLE INNOCENT? - Gov. STEPHENS has commuted the ten-year sentence
of Otto BAUERLE to eight months, without benefit of the three-fourths
rule. BAUERLE was convicted in Lafayette county by a negro's testimony,
of shooting and killing his niece, Amelia BAUERLE. Facts have developed
which indicate that the girl committed suicide.

USED A MADSTONE - W.M. HORNBUCKLE, who resides in the southwestern
portion of Callaway county, visited Sedalia to secure the use of a
madstone. About a month ago he was bitten on the left hand by a pet
dog. A horse that was bitten by the same canine died of hydrophobia.


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