Daviess County

Churches of Jackson Township

New Design Church This church was organized August 17, 1857, with thirteen original members, as follows: Nathaniel Huston, Nancy Minnick, Mary J. Minnick, Elizabeth A. Minnick, Fidelia Offield, Elizabeth Hicks, Margaret Welborn, Mary Brown, Mary Minniek, Rachel Huston, Elizabeth Raider, John Raider and Anna Raider. They built their church in March, 1870, at a cost of $700. It is a neat frame structure, plainly furnished. The ministers who have officiated since its organization are as follows, in the order named : Rev. S. Robert Speer, John W. French, D. Walker, J. W. French, A. F. Cooper, W. D. Doods, Robert …

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Churches of Jefferson Township

Union Church One of the oldest houses of worship in Daviess county is Union Church in Jefferson township. Erected in 1856, for many years it was the central, and about the only place of divine service in all that part of the country. Up to the commencement of the war, some three or four different denominations were there represented by respectable memberships. During the strife ministers ceased visiting the church, organizations became scattered, the house neglected, until now it is but a shadow of its former self: Near it is the cemetery, containing many of its founders whose names are …

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Benton Township Boundary Extended

Notwithstanding the many changes that had taken place, and the belief that the rearrangement of township lines in 1870 would be final, Freedom township was completely wiped out within three months, and Grant township had its name changed to Jamesport. The next and last change comes to Benton township in 1878. The County Court on August 5th, 1878, ordered that sections thirty-one to thirty-two inclusive of township sixty-one of range twenty-nine, now a part of Marion township, be added to Benton, and henceforth Benton township shall include all of township No. 61 of range 29 and sections 31, 32, 33, …

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Business, Population and Census of Jameson Missouri

A new flouring-mill was erected in the spring of 1877, and for the size is one of the best mills in the county. It was in working order on the 1st of April. The machinery is all of the most approved pattern, and the flour is of a superior quality. Jameson has been steadily growing. It has not ” boomed,” as some would say, but it is the only town in Grand River township, and as the township grows, so does Jameson. Her merchants are enterprising, and they not only make a market for the productions of the township, but …

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Biographies of Jefferson Township, Missouri

The following contains brief biographies of men from Jefferson Township, Missouri. You can search the entire listing using the search at the bottom of the page. Alexander, J. H. Black, John W., Rev. Elisha Frost Gamble, M. W. Harrison, Charles Hughes, William T. Kincaid, John Lee, Wesley Mallory, Joseph H. Matchett, J. T. Osborn, Robert S. Searcy, John H. Taylor, Wright

Biographies of Salem Township, Missouri

The following contains brief biographies of men from Salem Township, Missouri. You can search the entire listing using the search at the bottom of the page. Brown, Charles W. Brown, N. B. Feurt, Gabriel, Judge Githens, Henry W. Handy, D. W. Keown, Henry T. McClung, M. B., M. D. McIntire, Edward Pugh, William J. Rupe, J. W. Weldon, James I.

Biographies of Washington Township, Missouri

The following contains brief biographies of men from Washington Township, Missouri. You can search the entire listing using the search at the bottom of the page. Cole, Charles O. Cole, E. H. Dowell, H. M. Flint, William F. Netherton, John L., Elder Scott, Martin G. Scott, Martin, Elder Smith, Gideon Smith, Jonathan, Elder Tourney, Ferdinand Walls, Eli J.

Benton Township, Daviess County, Missouri

Benton township lies in the northwest corner of the county, and is in area seven miles north and south and six miles east and west and contains within its borders 26,695? – acres of laud. The township is heavily timbered, there not being over three or four sections of prairie land in the township out of the forty-two sections it contains. The magnificent forests are a mine of wealth to the inhabitants, and they are aware of its value. Oak, hickory, walnut, elm, etc., are the principal varieties of timber, although almost every kind that grows in this latitude can …

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Biographies of Harrison Township, Missouri

The following contains brief biographies of men from Harrison Township, Missouri. You can search the entire listing using the search at the bottom of the page. Bennett, Fisher Rice Dale, Lawrence T. Dunnington, William P. Hall, Robert Samuel Hershberger, Noah Miller, Samuel N. Ramsbottom, Obadiah Trosper, Gilley N. Trosper, James B. Trotter, George May, Col. Weldon, James H.

Benton Township, Daviess County, Missouri Biographies

The following contains brief biographies of men from Benton Township, Missouri. You can search the entire listing using the search at the bottom of the page. Atkinson, William C. Bailey, Jasper N. Best, H. B. Casebolt, John W. Christie, E. B. Deskin, W. H. Dillon, N. G. Earl, William Ellis, E. Jr. Erwin, William P. Gagan, John Hill, Charles E. Lockwood, Jane Mrs. Mattingly, Thomas J. M. D. McMillion, James Meadows, James A. Meadows, Nancy Mrs. Miller, W. T. Newcomb, Mary A. Mrs. Persinger, Obadiah Shaw, C. R. Smith, David M. Utz, George M. Venable, F. E. Dr. Walker, Thomas …

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