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From: "Charlotte M. Maness" <>
Subject: [ROOTS-L] MISSOURI, Jefferson Co., BIRTHS & etc.
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 09:55:31 -0700
Just to remind everyone -- Charlotte's "Pearls" are
now archived permanently at
Hillsboro, Jefferson county, Missouri
FRIDAY, 5 MARCH 1875
OBITUARY - HIGGERSON - Died at Mooritown(?), Feb. 20th, 1875, of
pneumonia, Elizabeth, widow of the late Sam'l HIGGERSON; aged 62 years
and 10 months.
The deceased survived her husband six months and six days. She was a
faithful and consistent member of the Baptist Church, and was ever ready
to give a helping hand to those in need; had gained the respect of all
who knew her. She leaves one son, with whom she resided, who lightened
her labors and gave her a comfortable home during the days of her
widowhood. She rested from her toils and cares with a smile on her
countenance, and with a fervent hope of meeting her companion and her
God in a better world. Some of her last words were "I see my husband
waiting for me. An impressive funeral discourse was preached by the
Rev. W. McMURTY to a large and attentive audience.
PROBATE COURT PROCEEDINGS - Feb. Term. 1875 - Accounts were allowed
against estates as follows: Est. of Henry BAILEY $9.69, Est. of
Nicholas BRANDT $24.40, Florian YERGER $878.67, Est. of Jacob EDINGER
$37.59, Est. of Thos. MOSS $29.50, Robert LLOYD $325.30, H.S. REPPY
$48.00, Wm. HUSKEY $27.00, Mary RICHARDSON $68.50, F. SPRINGMEYER
Jacob EDINGER minor, chose Jos. YERGER as his guardian, bond of $1000.,
Order was made to turn over personal property of Est. of Christian
FRANK, to his widow, also personal property of estate of Joshua FARLEY
to his widow.
Adm'r of Henry BAILEY was ordered to pay to Sarah PORTER, Emily JENNINGS
and Ellen BAILEY their shares of said estate.
Annual settlements were made as follows:
Est. of Henry BAILEY, Bal. $405.19
Est. of G.A. McFRY, minor, Bal 275.54
Est. of W.J. McFRY, minor, Bal 200.58
Est. of O.H. DONNELL, minor, Bal 216.62
Est. of Jeremiah STEWART, Dec'd, Bal 233.76
Est. of Joel MOONEY, Dec'd, Bal 243.31
Est. of Wm. MARTIN, Dec'd, Bal 204.21
Est. of Chas. BOELING, Dec'd, Bal 1,643.52
TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN! - I hereby give notice to all the world, not
by buy or trade for a certain promissory note executed by me to Theodore
G. and Lydia S. BIDEAUX(?), dated January 13th, 1873, for the sum of
fifty dollars, payable on or before July 12th, 1875, as I have a just
and good defense to said note. I am informed that said note has been
transferred to C.W.S. VINYARD, and if any person acquires it of him. I
give them to understand that I don't owe one cent of it, and will spend
$100, to resist its payment, and defend the mechination of meddlers and
swindlers. James LUTHER, Victoria, Mo., March 1st, 1875.
FRIDAY, 12 MARCH 1875
MARRIED - PERKINS - WEBSTER - On the 3d inst., at the residence of the
bride's father, by Rev. T.A. BOWMAN, Mr. Morgan W. PERKINS of Jefferson
county, to MIss Mattie WEBSTER, daughter of Dr. WEBSTER of Morley, Scott
A long and happy and successful life, is the worst luck we wish them.
HASSE - KNORPP - At the residence of Mr. John KNORPP, by Rev. J. MILLER,
Mr. Trust. H. HASSE to Miss Sophia P. KNORPP. All of Jefferson county,
The house of friend KNORPP was thronged by a large number of the
friends of the bride, who enjoyed them selves hugely, in tripping the
light fantastic toe. I nwhich exercise, our worthy ex-poet master
indulged and succeeded admirably. After sampling John's Virginia
Seedling and partaking of the bounteous repast, we preparedto leave and
were surprised at the depth of the beautiful snow. Cabl.
OBITUARY - MITCHELL - Died at his residence near Hemetite, Thomas
MITCHELL, aged 65 years, of catarrhal affection of the head, followed by
FRIDAY, 19 MARCH 1875
OBITUARY - SPALDING - At his residence, near Pevely, Jefferson county,
Mo., on the 20th of January, 1875, Vincent J. SPALDING, in the 65th year
of his age.
Mr. SPALDING was a quiet, Christian gentleman, and a useful citizen,
and his death is a loss to this county, of which he has been a resident
for a number of years.
St. Louis papers are requested to copy.
FRIDAY, 26 MARCH 1875
LOST MONEY - Found on the 23d of January, 1875, in the street of
Hillsboro, in Jefferson county, Missouri, by Charles Ernest(?) GREEN,
residing in said town, a roll of National bank bills of California, and
posted before me, Sullivan FRAZIER, a Justice of the Peace within and
for Central township, in said Jefferson county, Missouri, on the 24th
day of January, 1875, and appraised on the same day by C. Thomas HORINE,
W.R. DONNELL and Geo. L. JOHNSTON, after being duly sworn, at the sum of
twenty-four hundred dollars, a copy of the description of which money,
as contained in the appraisment of said appraisers, is as follows,
"Twenty-two one hundred dollar bank notes on the National Bank of San
Francisco; one one hundred dollar bank note on the National Bank of
Stockton; one one hundred dollar bank note on the National Bank of
All of said bank notes are payable of each of said Banks in gold coins,
making the total sum of twenty-four hundred dollars, and if genuine are
the value of twenty-four hundred dollars." And which certificate of
appraisment signed and sworn to by said appraisers, is now on file in my
office. Sullivan FRAZIER, Justice of the Peace aforesaid, STATE OF
MISSOURI, County of Jefferson.
I Sullivan FRAZIER, a Justice of the Peace within and for Central
towsnhip, in Jefferson county, Missouri, do hereby certify that the
foregoing is a true copy of the description and value of said money as
made out and described by said appraisers in their appraisement now on
file in my office, and entered in my docket.
Given and certified under my hand this 19th day of March, 1875.
Sullivan FRAZIER, Justice of the Peace aforesaid ('Twas a lot of money
in those days, lot of money now 2003. C.M.)
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