Dec. 13, 1878 Mountain Grove Wright County Missouri, USA
Nov. 29, 1957 Joplin Jasper County Missouri, USA
He was called General although did not serve in the military. Could play the fiddle; played songs like Soldier's Joy, Orange Blossom Special, etc. He walked from around Cabool, Missouri to work in the lead mines around Joplin and tri-state area.