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kay courtright (#48106064)
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Bio Photo I am a 59 year old female , originally from S.E. Mo. , Van Buren on the current River . My dad & granddad were boat guides on the Current most of their lifetimes . Family names would include Reed , Towner , Brown , Huddleston , Jackson , Courtright , Hoagland ,Putnum & Miller .
I now reside in S.W. Mo. , Granby area . I started "Find a Grave" as a way to link Family that has passed but have ended up finding a new interst & hobby of sorts . I love helping connect people with their family members that have passed away and hope to become a more active member as I can . I am disabled and a little slow so please have patience with me as I learn . Would be happy to help anyone that I can .
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Anquestor
RE: Mildred Samples
Sorry to take so long to do this, but I linked Mildred 'Mickey' Reed Samples with her parents per your request.
Added by Anquestor on Oct 21, 2014 10:37 AM
Wes T.
Genealogy Conf
Hey, Kay.. did you know about this genealogy conference coming up this weekend? http://wcags.org/?p=1912
It's in Springdale AR, might be further than you would want to come. I am probably going to make it, unless something changes. Supposed to be some good seminars and such.
Added by Wes T. on Apr 15, 2014 8:54 PM
Wes T.
RE: Granby area
Sent you an email.
Added by Wes T. on Apr 08, 2014 10:24 PM
Wes T.
RE: Granby area
Yes. Been meaning to send you something on it. Lol let me get some more coffee :) tnx
Added by Wes T. on Apr 06, 2014 6:35 AM
Anne Lucas
RE: Englewood Cemetery Clinton Mo.
Sorry, Kay, but I no longer live in Missouri. I'd submit a photo request through this site. Good luck. Anne
Added by Anne Lucas on Mar 14, 2014 9:56 AM
Wes T.
RE: Granby area
Hope you don't mind, I have added you as a friend on my list here. Best wishes. I'm ready for spring.
Added by Wes T. on Mar 13, 2014 10:01 PM
Wes T.
RE: Granby area
Thank you Kay. The one I was thinking of... turns out the funeral was south of Granby, not the place of burial. Burial was in Stone Cemetery in Jasper County. When you go north, do you ever go by where 32nd St. comes out on the old Alternate 71 Highway? (North of Diamond going toward Carthage, I think maybe they call it 59 now?) I think it is a couple of miles or so west of that convenience store/western wear place there on the corner. If you ever do, I have a couple of names I'd like to have you check. You can email me direct, too, if you want. I appreciate you!
Added by Wes T. on Mar 13, 2014 9:58 PM
My Labor of Love
RE: Family Transfer
Hi Kay -

I'm happy to pass on any information/site that I find. I hope you are able to use them.

I believe that all the Towners in the USA descend from Richard Towner, so I'm sure we're related somehow. I haven't researched my relationship to Towners in Missouri....yet :)

Here's my lineage:

1. Richard Towner (?-1727) [England→CT]
2. John Towner (1685-1759) [CT]
3. Phineas Towner (1708-?) [CT→NY]
4. Abraham B. Towner (1729-1760) [CT]
5. Elijah Towner (1759-1840) [CT→PA]
6. Elijah Towner (1792-1831) [PA→IN]
7. William Towner (1816-1869) [IN→IL]
8. Albert Alfred Towner (1857-1898) [IL]
9. Margaret "Maggie" Mary Towner (1885-1936) [IL]
10. Paul Joseph Allen (1911-1983) [IL]
11. Bonnie Lou Allen (1946-2001) [IL]
12. Me

If you get stuck on something let me know, I'll see what I can dig up.

Take Care,
Brandi
Added by My Labor of Love on Mar 13, 2014 4:46 PM
My Labor of Love
RE: Family Transfer
Glad I was able to help. I'm related to the Towner Family, too. Here are some free sources that might help you with your branch:

https://archive.org/details/genealogyoftowne00town

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~towner2001/

https://familysearch.org/search

http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/

Take Care,
Brandi
Added by My Labor of Love on Mar 13, 2014 1:26 PM
Wes T.
Granby area
Hi, Kay. I am trying to find some relatives of my children who are buried south of Granby, I am told. I forget the cemetery name. Last name was TACKETT. Do you ever go to that one?
Added by Wes T. on Mar 12, 2014 9:32 PM
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