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Ken Buttry (#47254402)
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I was born in Poplar Bluff, MO and raised in Puxico, graduated from Puxico High in 1960. I taught Civil (structural) Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville for 33 years retiring in 2002. I now live in Horseshoe Bend, AR.

I have been searching for my ROOTS since about 1998, Wish I had started when my parents were living. Family names include: Buttry (with various spellings), Holloway, Keith, Summers, Thompson, Austin, Pool, Hyslop, and Keener. Most of these appear to have started in VA/MD, then NC, TN, IL to MO. On my wife's side the names include: Breedlove, Dickinson, McFarland, Durham, Bell, Cook, Foley, and Elgin. An interesting sidelight--in 1812 NC, a Butt(e)ry married a Foley which appear to related to myself and my wife.
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Cheryl Ayres
Re: Re: Elizabeth Skelton Thompson more information
Her parents were Barnes R Skelton & Lucinda Mauck, they were married 16,Dec,1851 Gibson Co. IN. Her father died 20,Jan,1855 buried in Skelton Cemetery. Her mother married 2nd Larkin P Forbis 28,Oct,1857 Gibson Co. IN.
Added by Cheryl Ayres on Sep 16, 2014 1:06 PM
Cheryl Ayres
Re: Elizabeth Skelton Thompson
Elizabeth's maiden name is Skelton, she married 1st Joseph Thompson 28,Jan,1872 in Gibson Co. IN. She married Augustus N Bennett 28,Dec,1876 Gibson Co. IN. On the 1880 census there is a child listed as Maria Bennett age 7 which actually is Maria Thompson, her daughter from her 1st marriage. The 1880 census has Augustus as H N Bennett but it is him. Son Albert's death certificate list mother's maiden name as Skelton, he died in St Louis Missouri. Missouri state archives has the death certificates online at I don't know if you are related but I thought you would like this additional information I found.
Added by Cheryl Ayres on Sep 16, 2014 12:41 PM
Kay Ponder
RE: William S Powell
1900 shows John and Jessie as Everett. I didn't find a later census on him. In 1910 Clinton, Custer, OK, Jessie Moor is shown as ad daughter 19 born Oklahoma. In 1920 census Clinton, Custer, OK she is shown as Mrs. Jessie Tucker 28 widow with daughter Vesta Rosalie Tucker 7 living with WS and Rosalie in Clinton, Custer, OK. By 1930 census Clinton, Custer, OK Rosa L is listed as 65 widowed with Gusta R. Tucker 17 boarder father born Missouri and mother born OK.
I studied this and went by the 1910 census on her last name. It could have been Everett instead. I looked and found nothing else on her. P
I have these on my Russell site on Ancestry .com and try to keep the data corrected. Please keep me in mind if you find the correct data.
Thanks for contacting me.
Kay Ponder
Added by Kay Ponder on Aug 14, 2014 2:55 PM
Kathy Hall
RE: Carrie Lisa Taylor Hall Hyslop
Thank you so much!
Added by Kathy Hall on Mar 24, 2014 10:25 AM
Erin Jackson
Ida Lemons

Sorry for taking so long to reply. The Ida Lemons that you are referring to is my 2nd great grand aunt. Her parents are my 3rd great grand parents.

Your last name is Buttry. Are you related to a Greg Buttry? His wife is the former Tonya Schrader, who is a first cousin to my dad.

Erin Jackson
Added by Erin Jackson on Feb 24, 2014 2:56 PM
Thomas E. Stubblefield
Hi Ken,
Thank you for the additional information about Thomas. I have added it to his memorial and have given you credit for providing it. Your help is much appreciated.
Added by AZLITE on Feb 18, 2014 12:26 AM
Oliver Family
Mary B Throne Hunsaker
Ken, I'd be delighted to receive any assistance you might have. Thank you!
Added by Oliver Family on Jan 22, 2014 6:26 PM
Jim Estes
RE: orther photo requests
I think you may be right that it is on private property. Thank you for your help, effort and assistance!
Added by Jim Estes on Oct 25, 2013 7:02 PM
Jim Estes
Joe and Jean Weaver
Hi Ken,

Many thanks for the gravestone photo. It is very appreciated.

Added by Jim Estes on Oct 25, 2013 11:28 AM
Kristie Lana (Reynolds) Davis
Saunders headstone
Thank you for the photo graph of my children's great great grandparent's headstone. My son is the only Saunders male desendant to carry on the name. I am hoping to get him interested in his name sake. Your hard work on find a grave is greatly appreciated.
Added by Kristie Lana (Reynolds) ... on Oct 24, 2013 3:24 PM
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