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Sexton Family Seeker (#48115095)
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Bio Photo Being the grand-daughter of a Sexton who was born in Cainsville, Missouri, I started researching the family tree; how addictive this has become. It is like a big Suduku puzzle that needs the pieces put together. The web is an amazing place and I have been able to locate a lot of information on the family. However, at this time it seems I have more bodies than burials. Our family looks more like a roaming tribe of Gypsies that tend to pop up in some of the most unlikely of spots. Sometimes I wonder what they were thinking and what drove them to leave one place for another. For my grandparent it was the dust bowl era and the hope for a new start which carried the family farther west.

I have received a lot of help from others on the web in answering questions that come up along the way with my research. At this point I have over thirty-three hundred past and present relatives accounted for. Finding an ancestor to put in the tree is a very rewarding thing. I have quite a bit to go and I feel more connected in knowing where my family came from and how we are tied together.
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Grant Essig Murder

I apologize that I'm a year late, but I can answer a question that you asked me.

My great-great-great grandfather was Isaac Van Vacter. He married Minnie Agnes Covey. Her second husband was Charlie Reeves.

Isaac did kill Grant Essig who was married to Minnie's sister, a Covey.

Isaac and Grant were brother-in-laws.

Let me know if you need any other information.

I'm curious as two which book exactly you're referring to as I would like to know more about the incident.

Added by ColeCharb on Aug 07, 2017 7:02 PM
Robb Ouzts
Janet McCracken
If you want to send me the link to her obit, I will link it to the memorial.
Added by Robb Ouzts on Feb 17, 2017 7:39 AM
Misty Blankenship
RE: A. Kendall Longfellow 79948986
I'm sorry, I do not. You might want to do a search for their marriage on the Jackson county, MO website if it was in KC
Added by Misty Blankenship on Jan 11, 2017 8:17 PM
Hi, I apologize for taking so long to get back with you. I transferred Carl and Paul and the wives to you. I have 2 more Fern and William, if you would like to manage them let me know.
Added by Cindy on Dec 29, 2016 8:06 PM
Wes Hart
RE: Aaron Wells #117406869
My main connection (I have many others) to the Sexton family from Montgomery (now Grayson) County, Virginia is with Hannah Morgan, married to Isaac Sexton, son of William Sexton and Leah Free. Hannah is a sister to my 3rd G-Grandmother Permelia Morgan Hart.
The Sexton and Hart along with a whole bunch of other kin folks all traveled together from Virginia to Knox (now Whitley) County, Kentucky, Indiana, Missouri and points beyond.
I would be more then happy to send you my family files.
Your distant Cousin
Added by Wes Hart on Dec 24, 2016 7:16 AM
Judy Mayfield
Cal Sexton
Thanks so much for the article. I have included it on his bio page.

Happy Holidays
Added by Judy Mayfield on Dec 16, 2016 7:17 PM
Cathy (Nimerichter) Smith
Ira Sexton
I am looking for someone that had emailed me regarding Ira Sexton. It had been quite some time ago and the person was requesting any information or articles I had regarding the fact that he was the first person hung in Mercer County, Missouri. Was that you by chance?
Added by Cathy (Nimerichter) Smith on Nov 21, 2016 2:23 PM
Cheryl Williams
Did you check with the lady who added the "unknown" husband to Cheryl's site? I think she's got the wrong wife for the man she linked.
I have no idea who these people are, so the links are nothing I have added. Check her out, if you haven't already done so.
Added by MissMarple51 on Sep 19, 2016 8:25 AM
Vickie BYRUM Schley
I noticed you have updates on Edward and Ethel Rankin. Do you have their Missouri cert. of death? If no, I have access to them. Thanks Vickie
Added by Vickie BYRUM Schley on Sep 07, 2016 1:19 PM
Jacki Bierma
DeLone Liston
I have added the obit to his memorial. Thanks for sending it.

Added by Jacki Bierma on Aug 14, 2016 5:12 PM
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