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Gooch & Hanks of Linn Co. MO
Posted by: Laura Elliott (ID *****6122) Date: November 07, 2002 at 13:51:13
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In June 2002 I purchased an old celluloid photo album on Ebay. No photos were inside, but I've transcribed the genealogy information that was in it. I will be happy to send the album to anyone who can prove their relationship to the Linn & Sullivan Co. MO surnames inside, (Hanks and Gooch), for the amount that I paid for it.
Laura Elliott
lelliott@mei.net
Researching Linn County surnames: McNally, Miller, Kennedy, Gilbert, Hill, Street, Phillips, Schrock, Dilliner, Davis, Guire/Guyer, Hill, Purdin, Johnson, Smith, Morris
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Pasted into front leaf:
1.) Cut out paper hand and foot prints of
"Wayne" "wayed 3 lbs. at burth"

2.) newspaper clipping:
LITTLE KENNETH HANKS DIES FROM APPENDICITIS
Kenneth J. Hanks, aged one year, two months and four days, died in Bozeman yesterday from acute subterranean appendicitis. The little lad was taken ill Sunday night but seemed better Monday, and on Tuesday morning he was worse. He was brought to Bozeman by the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Hanks, from their home on the Gooch ranch, and died a few moments after they arrived in town, before they could secure medical attention for him. An autopsy was held to learn the cause of death. The funeral services will be held at the Salesville church Thursday afternoon at two o'clock, with Rev. C. W. Worden officiating.

3.) newspaper clipping:
IN MEMORIUM.
[handwritten: "my father"]
Resolutions of Sympathy.
At a Regular Communication of Biswell Lodge No. 610 A.F. and A.M. held December 3rd, 1892 the following Resolutions were adopted.
Whereas, Our Esteemed Brother Fielding S. Hanks a citizen of Benton Township Linn Co. Mo., and a member of this Lodge departed this life at his residence on the 23rd day of November, 1892.
Therefore be it resolved that in the death of Bro. Hanks this Lodge has lost a valuable and faithful member, his wife and family a kind father and husband, and the community a useful and Esteemed Citizen.
2nd. That in token of our sorrow as a Lodge, we wear the proper emblem of mourning for the period required by our by-laws.
3rd. That in order the better to perpetuate the memory of our deceased brother these resolutions be placed on record in the archives of the Lodge, and a copy be furnished the Browning RECORD, and the Linneus Bulletin with a request to publish.
Fraternally Submitted,
JOHN CARTER
G. T. HOPSON {COM.
H. W. CRAWLEY

4.) newspaper clipping:
Obituary.
On Friday morning Ma----[corner is torn away] W.G. Gooch, after an illness of thirty hours, passed peacefully from earth to his reward in the beyond. Deceased was 86 years, 9 months and 7 days old. Was born in Harrison county, Ky., and emigrated to Pike county, Mo., in 1829, and in 1847 to Linn county, where he resided until his death. He was the father of 14 children, 12 of whom are still living. Funeral services were conducted by Eld. Downing at the residence of J. W. Gooch, Saturday at 1:30 p. m., after which the remains were taken to the family burial ground for interment. A large number of friends and relatives accompanied the body to its final resting place.

Farewell father, loved one dear,
No more thy loving voice we'll h......[corner is torn away]
No more thy loving face well s.......
Till dawns the morn of bliss.......
Then we'll clasp thy loving.......
And know thee in the sl.......
Angels to thee this mess........
Father, dear father, we'll........
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Names over photo inserts (all photos missing):
Uncle Pink & Aunt Lena Gooch
Mother's sister Aunt Mag Hawkins
Uncle Jim Gooch & Olie Riddle & Laverne Gooch
Jack Hanks
Livy Hanks
Pet & Wayne Gooch
Calhoon
Laverne & Forest Gooch
May Hanks
Clara Vaden (Pet Gooch)
Charles Gooch
Willis Burwell



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