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From: William A Harrison <>
Subject: Re: [MOATCHIS] Sharing Atchison Co. -Stories
Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2012 00:06:07 -0600
You are certainly welcome. I don't have personal stories about Atchison
Co to share because my link is to several cousins who moved to there may
years ago from Clark Co, IN. By letting my genealogy program do a quick
search for me, I found 55 birth records in Atchison Co between 1854 and
Beason, Bettinger, Cortner, Foley, Johnson, Kellison, Lane, Martin, Ray,
Rhoades/Rhodes, Shaw, Stoner, and Wilson.
The earliest birth was Nancy Adeline Rhodes, the dau of Adam Rhoades and
Lucinda Stoner b. 28 Oct 1854 in Rockport. (surname spelled differently
in various records)
Adam Rhoades family was in Andrew Co, MO in the 1850 Census.
Lucinda Stoner is my 3g aunt.
They both died in 1890 and are buried in the Hunter Cem in Atchison Co,
Five more of Lucinda's siblings were in Andrew Co, MO as early as 1848,
with one, Daniel Stoner Jr (1829-1900), being labeled as being the
"Daniel Boone of Irish Grove", a pioneer to the Mill Creek region. He,
and other family members are buried in the English Grove Cem, Fairfax,
Atchison Co, MO.
So, no personal experiences, but many ties!
On Sat, 21 Jan 2012 23:48:33 -0500 "K R Edwards" <>
> Thanks for your flattering words. The only part that you requested,
> that was
> missing is the date (1940's) & perhaps my parents names (Pauline
> Scott Ross
> & Walter Ross).
> I'll bet that you have some stories to contribute also ?
> I would love to hear some memories from some of those many pupils
> passed through that school, that is no longer there.
> I have an old picture of my mother at that school when she was young
> used to be on the MOATCHIS website. Wish we had talked about it
> before she
> passed away. It is a Norman Rockwell moment in the history of this
> If it doesn't get written down soon, it will be lost to the ages &
> will not know how wonderful it was.
> Best regards,
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