History of Hickory, Polk, Cedar, Dade, and Barton Counties, Missouri; From the Earliest Time to the Present, Including a Department Devoted to the Preservation of Sundry Personal, Business, Professional, and Private Records

History of Hickory, Polk, Cedar, Dade, and Barton Counties, Missouri; From the Earliest Time to the Present, Including a Department Devoted to the Preservation of Sundry Personal, Business, Professional, and Private Records : Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ... from home, and worked on a farm at five dollars per month, spending his earnings in college. In 1860 he martlf'l Miss Mary L. Hughey, a native of Carroll County, Ark., and they have three children, two now living: Riley T. and Frank C. Having moved to Texas, Mr. Wilson remained until 1863, and then went to Greene County, Mo., and was there until 1865, when he came to Polk County, Mo., and settled four miles north of Bolivar. Mrs. Wilson died in 1866, and the following year he married Miss Annie S., daughter of Clayton Devin. She was born in Obion County, Tenn., and when a mere child came with her parents to Polk County. She is a member of the Missionary Baptist Church. Mr. Wilson was reared under a Democratic roof, but he now holds to the Union Labor party. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity, and a prominent and successful citizen. He has twice commenced even with the world--when he first began, and after the war. Judge James M. Zumwalt, a native of Polk County, Mo., was born on the 17th of October, 1841, and is a son of Adam and Loretta M. (Byrnside) Zumwalt, who wereborn in Bath County, Va., and Pike County, Mo., July 1, 1807, and 1820, and died in Pike County in 1875 and 1885, respectively. The father came with his parents to Missouri when St. Louis was asmall French village. and, after residing in several different counties, finally located inPolk County about 1837, and here spent his decliningyears. He was married, in Greene County, to Miss Byrnside, having been previously married in Franklin County to Miss Mahala Sups, who died shortly after. He was a life-long Democrat, and when a young man served in the Indian wars and also the Mexican War. He and his wife were members of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and the...show more

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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 426g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236865111
  • 9781236865113