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Re: Early List of Schuyler Settlers: Add Your Own Names
Posted by: Jim Smyser (ID *****0943) Date: February 08, 2005 at 16:15:56
In Reply to: Re: Early List of Schuyler Settlers: Add Your Own Names by Betty Thompson of 636

OK added Seamster and the Issac, not sure about their son though since he doesn't sound like a permanent settler?

Here is what the list has grown to so far:

Early Schuyler Co. MO Settlers prior to to 1850:

Samuel Eason - Chariton river 1835
James K. Eason - First white child born in Schuyler county
Goodson Eason - son
Walter Eason - son
Moses Stice - Scotland/Schuyler border
David Flyod - 1837
Jefferson Richard
John S. Fulcher - Queen City 1837
Jefferson Fulcher
John Davis
Martin Partin
Robert Bower
Henry Downing
John & Sarah (LeGrand) Seamster - 1848.

Notable Early Settlers (Southern County):

Oliver Towles
Henery Davis
Austin Coffee
Price Arnold
Ureal Sebree
Henery Wessel
Jacob Snowbarger
Nicholas Sloop
Herman Figge
Frederick Warner
William A. Rhodes
William T. London
Charles M. London
Spotswood Bradford
David Rice
Ezekiel Rice
Thomas B. DeBois
John Mikels
Moran Husley
James Well
John Johnson
William Baker
John M. Fish
E.K. Gibbon
Elias Fletcher
Isom B. Fletcher
M.F. Brassfield
John Lasley
A.D. Farris
Samuel Tipton
Josiah Hathaway
Alcana Hensley
Jesse Holt
William Barlow
James M. Bryant
Henry Mull
Thomas Threkeld
John Fugate
Elias Brower
John Brower
Jefferson Fulcher
Benjamin Brown
Isaac Mitchel
Lonard Griggs

Notable Early Settlers (Eastern County):

James Hall
Henery Buford
William Ogg
Henery H. Kethe
Henery Kethe
George Lyle
John Lyle
A.T. Hite
Henery Prime
Thomas Butts
Nicholas Shobe
Edward Snider
William Webster
Henery Downing
George F. Palmer
A.D. Farris
John Hughlin
Charles Cook

Notable Early Settlers (Northern County):

James Custer
James H. Ford
James Hombs
George Hombs
Benjamin D. Smyser
Moulter Tobin
Hiram Reeves
Morris James
Jesse Gray
Henery Piercy
Peter Blansett
A.H. Cowgill
Bright Gildstrap
William Athel
George Tobin
George Bridewell
Robert Maize
William Maize
Stephen H. Cosler
Mancil Garrett

Misc. Early Notes and Names

Jonathan Riggs - First county Sheriff, Riggs brother, Samuel was Davis Co. IA Sheriff.
William F. James - coal miner near Jimstown
Ira Golston - coal miner
Hathaway - 1841 teacher
Mrs. Edwin French - 1841 teacher
Jesse K. Baird - 1842 Teacher
James Johnson - 1842 Teacher (Died during first year)
Edwin French along with John M. Fish opened a store in Tippecanoe in 1840
John Jones - opened a wool mill in Tippecanoe 1840
Thomas Byrant built first house in Lancaster 1844
Jacob Witter - Greentop via Swizerland 1859. Furniture and undertaker.
William Wayman - Greentop from Bucks Co. PA
Dr. James A. Wilson - 1878 Greentop via VA
James Clapper - Greentop. Early representaive of the Co. 1863.
Dr. F.B. Farrington - Greentop
Fred J. Tice - Greentop 1866. Merchant, Postmaster in 1877.
W.L. Young - born 1867 in Greentop. Drugist. Formed GreenTop Lumber Co. with B.L. Eastin in 1893.
Dr. A.W. Parrish - Queen City doctor in 1874.
Dr. J.O. Coffey - Queen City doctor 1885.
J.T. Casper - Queen City lumber and hardware.
William Saxbury - Queen City
John Brower - Queen City
Sherman Brower - Queen City
Fred Shelton - Queen City
Alexander H. Wells - Coatsville founder 1868.
John B. Holbert - Coatsville founder 1868.
James T. Guinn - Coatsville founder 1868.
James Fenton - Coatsville
Samel Rhodes - Coatsville
William B. Gilbert - Coatsville
W.F. James - Coatsville BlackSmith
Sarah B. Coffman - Coatsville doctor.
M.N. Cook - Coatsville doctor.
Stiles and Alexander Forsha founded Glenwood in 1868.
John B. Glaze - Built first house in Glenwood in October 1868.
William J. Willams - From Wales, bought Woolen Mills in Glenwood in 1881.
Dunbar Brothers - Machine shop Glenwood
James Cochran opened first store in Lancaster 1845, built by Thomas Byrant
Thomas McCormick - Started a business in Lancaster in 1846.
William Buford - Started a business in Lancaster in 1846.
Shelton Graves - Started a business in Lancaster in 1846.
Isaac N. Ebey - First postmaster of Lancaster.
George Melvin - Lancaster postmaster 1853.
William Owens - Glenwood 1870.
Wesley Case - Glenwood 1870.
A.B. Case - Glenwood 1870.
Henry Chatton - Glenwood 1870.
Dr. Burgeon - Glenwood 1870.
J.W. Burns - Glenwood 1870.
Alvin H. Boze - Glenwood 1870.
Benjamin Woodson - Glenwood 1870.
S.N. Rector - Glenwood
O.K. Smith - Glenwood.
Charlie, John and William Chattin - Glenwood.
Isaac Anthony Newland - schoolteacher & preacher, worked on the Schuyler County elections board in 1845.

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