Location: Marion Missouri

Biographical Sketch of Mason M. Palmer

The subject of this sketch was born in Greenbrier County, Virginia, December 1, 1835, and is a son of George and Elizabeth Palmer, both natives of Virginia. In 1838 they with their family moved to Montgomery County, Missouri,...

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Biography of Rev. A. E. Woodruff

Was born in Morris County, New Jersey, May 14, 1822. His father was born in New Jersey, and his mother in Massachusetts; she died in the year 1827, and his father died in 1845. Young Woodruff was brought up on a farm and...

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Biography of David E. Youtsey

Was born in Jackson County, Indiana, October 28, 1831. His parents, George and Elizabeth Youtsey, nee Easter, were born in Pennsylvania. They moved to Indiana in 1830 and there, when David was about three years of age, his...

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Biographical Sketch of Charles R. Nance

Was born in Callaway County, Missouri, January 1837. His parents, Allen Nance and Polly Nance, nee Wade, were both natives of Bedford County, Virginia, but migrated to Missouri in 1836. His father is still a resident of the same...

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Biography of Elijah Otterman

Was born in Kanawha County, Virginia, May 10, 1821, and is a son of Lewis and Glory Otterman, nee Null, who were both born in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, and who migrated to Virginia about the beginning of the century....

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Biographical Sketch of H. T. Stapp

Was born in Buchanan County, Missouri, July 24, 1845. His parents, Dauphin L. and Mary Stapp, nee Tompkins, were natives of Kentucky, and early settlers in Missouri. His father died February 24, 1877, and his mother died August...

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Biography of James V. Wilson

Was born in Washington County, Pennsylvania, April 2, 1821. His parents, James and Polly Wilson, nee Venemen, were born in Pennsylvania and were of Scotch-Irish and German descent. They both died in Washington County,...

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Biography of Isaac McCulley

The subject of this sketch has the honor of being the first white child born in Marion Township. He was born January 28, 1834. His parents, Taylor McCulley and Mary Groomer McCulley, were natives of Garrard County, Kentucky, but...

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Biographical Sketch of William E. Smith

Was born in Marion township, Daviess County, Missouri, November 7, 1858. His father, Samuel Smith, was a native of Switzerland County, Indiana, born June 30, 1835; he came to Missouri in 1857 and located in Daviess County, where...

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Biography of Rev. A. C. Leard

A. C. Leard was born in Randolph County, Illinois, February 15, 1813; His parents were James and Margaret Leard, nee Adams. His father was. a native of South Carolina, and his mother of Georgia. During the War of 1812 his father...

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Biography of William C. Martin

William C. Martin was born in Licking County, Ohio, September 26, 1843, and is a son of Serrephus and Elizabeth Martin, nee Rose. His father was a native of New York State and his mother of Pennsylvania; she died in the State of...

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Biographical Sketch of Philip Shaw

Was born in Clay County, Missouri, March 10, 1848. His parents, A. L. and Hannah Shaw, nee Kearns, were both natives of Kentucky, and early settlers in Missouri. When Philip was five years of age his parents moved to DeKalb...

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Biography of Dr. J. W. Hightree

J. W. Hightree was born in Trumbull County, Ohio, June 22, 1825. His father, Peter Hightree, was born in Vermont, and his mother, Roxina Hightree, in New York, but were early settlers in Ohio. The parents each -died in the...

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