I was born and raised in Harrison County Missouri. I now live in Daviess County.
I am a member of the Elizabeth Harrison DAR Chapter in Bethany, Missouri and the Harrison County Genealogical Society and Pattonsburg Tree Climbers in Daviess County. I work full time for the Harrison County Soil and Water Conservation District. Also sell Watkins on the side and do flea markets.
Tom was born and raised in the Pattonsburg area, only time he was out of the area was when he was Serving Uncle Sam in the Army in Japan during the Korean War.
My first husband was born in Harrison County and raised in Gentry and Harrison Counties. His g-g-grandfather, Luarck Wade Hampton Cox, founded New Hampton, MO. He was the 5th generation and our daughter is the 6th generation to live there.
My mom, Maudine Benum, is 80 years old and still very active in genealogy work and DAR. I just got her signed up as a FAG member also.
Some of my family surnames include: Bennum, Bales, Rice, Youngs, Salmon, Myers, Rowland, Beeler, Blauvelt, Foltz, Titus, Duncan, Fields.
Some of my first husband (now deceased) family surnames include: Cox, Weed, Duncan, Allen, Stinson.
Some of my current husband's family surnames include: Lambert, Fields, Henry, Brown, Shrum, Groomer.