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From: "Charlotte M. Maness" <>
Subject: [ROOTS-L] MISSOURI, Jefferson Co., BIRTHS & etc.
Date: Sun, 09 Feb 2003 17:28:17 -0700
Hello everyone, back again with another bunch of "Pearls", this one
and several other bunches will be a little different. I am going to
post an Expenditures of Jefferson county list in total, in my files it
amounts to 20 or so pages, will take more time and space on ROOTS-L
and the Jefferson county list to get it done. Enjoy, Charlotte
Just to remind everyone -- Charlotte's "Pearls" are
now archived permanently at
De Soto Weekly facts
De Soto, Jefferson, Missouri
THURSDAY, 31 AUGUST 1899
A HUSBAND AND FATHER'S DEED - Daniel MONTGOMERY, living 12 miles
northwest of Milan, fatally wounded his wife at an early hour the other
morning, attempted to kill his little boy, and then cut his throat,
severing over two-thirds of his neck and dying almost instantly. The
MONTGOMERY family is wealthy and respected, and Mrs. MONTGOMERY, the
murdered woman, was a WATSON, one of the pioneer families of the
county. It is believed that MONTGOMERY was insane.
DEATH CAUSED BY SMOKE - Hemorrhage of the lungs, resulting from inhaling
mosquito smudge, caused the sudden death of Mrs. H.C. EVANS, an aged
lady of Carthage. The smoke caused violent coughing, and she burst a
THURSDAY, 7 SEPTEMBER 1899
Died--Sunday, Sept. 3, of cancer Christopher FINDLON, aged 79 years.
Funeral services were held at the Catholic church, Monday last, at 3
o'clock. A wife and five children survive him and they have the
sympathy of a host of friends in their bereavement.
Arthur HOLTKAMP of St. Louis came down Saturday to spend a few days with
his cousins, Christian and August BOLIN and friends.
RECENT DEATHS - Benjamin B. FRAZIER, president of Park bank, St. Joseph.
He was 73, and had been for years a conspicuous figure in the business
of the city.
John NUTT, aged 60, a resident of Unionville, at the home of his
daughter near Weaver, Ia.
Mrs. Belinda E. DAVIS, aged 66, at Moberly. Deceased came to this state
from Kentucky. She was for 38 years a zealous member of the Christian
Mrs. Joe TAYLOR, an old resident of Webb City, and prominent in church
and social circles, of paralysis at the age 50. Her husband owns the
Eleventh Hour mines in Carterville.
Miss Violet BIRDSEYE, the 16-year-old daughter of John T. BIRDSEYE, one
of the most prominent of Nevada's citizens, of typhoid fever.
Reuben H. KNEISLEY, at Neosho, from the result of a fall he sustained,
which caused concussion of the brain.
Mrs. Mary DEARBIN, at her home near Odessa. She was 73.
Charles Howard HAVEN, oldest member of the St. Louis bar, at Trenton,
N.J., from injuries received in falling from a window.
The remains of Rev. G.C. SPARROW arrived at Macon from Kansas City the
other day. Mrs. SPARROW had been visiting a son in Kansas City, and
died there suddenly. He was a pioneer Baptist minister of Missouri, and
had preached all over the state during his ministerial career of 61
years. He was 83.
Thomas COBB, of Webb City, one of the best-known mining operators in the
district, of a complication of diseases. He was 60 years old.
John IVIE, of Webb City, 52 years old, from apoplexy, leaving a widow
and one child. For 20 years he had operated two mines, and was well
known through out the district.
Mrs. Hester DESPAIN, a pioneer and a charter member of the Christian
church, at Butler, at Bentonville, Ark., where she was visiting her son.
Mrs. Sarah TOOLEY, 80 years old, at Monroe. Interment at Palmyra.
Mrs. Sallie A. LANDRAM, at the residence of her brother-in-law, John G.
HERNDON, at New Franklin, aged 83. She was born in Fluvana county,
Virginia, and came to Missouri in 1850.
THURSDAY, 14 SEPTEMBER 1899
Mrs. MEULRATH of St. Louis is in the city this week attending the
bedside of her daughter, Mrs. C.A. SCHOELLKOFF, who is slowly
recovering from an attack of malaria.
OBITUARY - Died at his home in St. Louis, of pelvic tumor, Mr. Samuel B.
PARTING, on Sept. 6, 1899, at the age of 58 years nine months and ten
days. The deceased was well and favorably known in Jefferson county,
having been a resident of this city a number of years. Four months ago
he moved to St. Louis where he had established a law and collecting
business. He had been a sufferer for a number of years, but was only
confined to his home about two weeks in his last illness. He leaves a
wife and three daughters, Mrs. McCOMACK of St. Louis, Mrs. BROWN of
Martinsdale, Mont., and Miss Eliza PARTING of St. Louis. Sometime
previous to his death he realized that the end was near and expressed a
willingness to die. The remains were buried in this city on the 8th
inst., Rev. STEPHEN officiating.
Mrs. Amanda ACKERSON, wife of the late Carrett ACKERSON, passed away at
her home in St. Louis last Monday morning. The ACKERSON family were
well-known here, and a host of friends mourn the death of this worthy
and esteemed lady. she was sick but a short time and not thought to be
dangerously ill a few hours before she died. The funeral took place
from the Episcopal church in this city on Wednesday evening and the
remains laid at rest in the city cemetery in the family lot.
Died at his home in this city on Thursday, Sept. 7, 1899, Baneker L.
DAVIS, youngest son of Mrs. and Mrs. G. Lindel DAVIS, aged seven months,
three weeks and three days. The remains were taken to St. Mary's for
Died at the home of her parents in this city, Mable, infant daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. C.S. BOUDINOT, on Saturday, Sept. 9, 1899, aged three
months and ten days.
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