Bacon's Chapel, built by the Methodists, was on the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter of Section 9, Township 57, Range 11, in 1845.
Bacon Chapel, 39.75115, -92.13685
Andrew McBroom born Jan. 3, 1785 in North Carolina. Andrew married Margaret Heniger in VA. They eventually moved their growing family to Monroe Co., MO, between 1833 and 1837. Andrew died Apr 26, 1870 in MO. He is buried at Bacon Chapel Church Cemetery in Shelby Co., MO.
Shelbina Democrat, May 5, 1870:
Died of cancer of his face, at the house of his son, P.G. McBroom,
Andrew McBroom, in the eighty-sixth year of his age. The cancer, for
three years, was slowly eating and spreading, until it destroyed his
nose entirely. Some six weeks before his death he was confined to the
house, and during the last ten days, to his bed. From the time he ceased
visiting among his children and grandchildren, he was tenderly and
carefully waited upon day and night by P.G. McBroom and wife, till his
death at noon on Tuesday the 26th of April 1870. He endured his
affliction patiently. He was a member of the M.E. Church south of Bacon
Chapel, for several years and a good neighbor; a kind father and a
peaceful citizen and left no enemies.
Margaret Henninger who married Andrew McBroom:
born circa 1796 VA and died 26 Jan 1865 Shelby Co, MO and is buried at Bacon Chapel Cemetery in Lentner Township, MO. She and Andrew had 8 children: Rebecca, Sarah G., Elizabeth Ann, Phillip G., Jacob H., Suzanna 'Susan' N., Harriet J., and Calico 'Celia' E.
Squire Barton and Rachel Thrasher Daugherty/Barton had five sons and only one, Elias T. Barton survived the WBTS.  Morgan Phillip Barton died at Alton Prison January 15, 1863; Daniel Weeden Barton died May 31, 1865 buried Bacon Chapel, Shelby Co., Mo. After returning from a military prison in Chicago he was charged with being a bushwacker by the Macon Co., militia and taken out back of his home and shot. He was 40 years old, left a wife and 12 children; George W. Barton born November 18, 1834; died either in battle or hospital at Vicksburg; Stephen Alfred Barton born February 5, 1837; died in battle or hospital at Vicksurg. Elias T. Barton born March 26, 1832 in Marion Co., Mo. He survived the war but was disabled. Squire Barton, the father of these boys was incarcerated at Gratoit and Alton but survived.
DANIEL WEEDEN BARTON buried Bacon Chapel Church, Lentner, Missouri. b. 25 Oct 1825 d. 31 May 1865 Was a Sergeant in Co. G 1st Northeast Missouri Cavalry. Taken from his home and killed by the militia. A brother to Elias.
[ELIAS TAYLOR BARTON buried Union Cemetery, Clarence, Missouri.
b. 26 Mar 1832 d. 20 Oct 1914 Enlisted 1 May 1862 at Washington Co., Arkansas. Was a Private in Co. I 5th Missouri Infantry. Wounded at Baker's Creek and left near Edward's Depot, Mississippi 16 May 1863. Returned to duty by July 1864 and was in charge of baggage. Received Certificate of Disability 22 Mar 1865. Was the only one of five brothers who survived the war. ]
Name:Hugh Alexander Carroll
Residence:9 Dec 1829Indiana
Census:1850Johnson Co., IN
Census:1860Moniteau Co., MO
Death:29 Nov 1867Shelby Co., MO,
Burial:1 Dec 1867Shelby Co., MO,
Residence:12 May 1873Moniteau Co., MO
10. James Carothers, son of James and Ayles Carothers, born in
1788 and died in Shelby County, Missouri, December 10, 1865.
He is buried in the old family burying ground on the old
homestead, Sec. 23, Twp. 57, R. 11. He married Mrs. Sarah
Forsythe Livingston, and they lived on a farm nine miles from
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Eight children were born to this union as follows:
a. Armstrong Carothers 4-26-1815 -- 3-27-1858 married
b. Louis Ferree Carothers, 11-14-1816 – 7-13-1871, married
c. Mary F. Carothers, 3-10-1821 – 4-24-1856, married John
d. John Calvin Carothers, 8-12-1823 – 10-31-1900, married
Louisa M. Henniger.
e. James Harvey Carothers, 11-12-1825 – 3-18-1892, married
Rebecca Hardin; 2nd - Milly G. Taylor.
f. Sarah M. Carothers, 5-7-1828 – 1-31-1891, married
g. Andrew Jackson, 9-6-1834 – 6-25-1891, married Malinda
h. Elvira Ann Carothers, 12-7-1831 – 7-5-1843.
James and Sarah Carothers lived on a farm in Allegheny County,
Pennsylvania, until 1836, when they and their children cam to
Missouri, settling in Ralls County, and coming on to Shelby County in
1837, settling about four miles northwest of where Shelbina now
stands. James served in the Black Hawk Indian War.
11. Armstrong Carothers, first child of James and Sarah F.
Carothers, was born in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, April
26, 1815 and died at home in Shelby County Missouri, March 27,
1858 and is buried at Bacon’s Chapel. He came to Shelby
County, Missouri In 1858 with a neighbor name unknown, and
married this neighbor’s daughter. A baby girl was born to
this union, but mother and child both died at child’s birth.
About 1841 he married Miss Elizabeth Christian and eight
children were born to this union. After his death, his widow
married Jonathan Wooster, and after some years they moved to
Oregon where they spent the remainder of their lives.
Children born to Armstrong and Elizabeth were as follows:
a. John William, born 1843, died February 4, 1907
b. Thomas Henry
c. James Franklin
e. Sarah Ann, married John Hardin, April 11, 1861.
f. Margaret Jane, married John Key.
g. Susan Mary, married James Smith.
h. Amanda B., born January 24, 1853, died September 18,
Armstrong Carothers was a prominent man in his neighborhood and
was often called upon to act as peacemaker in neighborhood
12. John William Carothers (1843-1907) had scarlet fever when a
child which left him a cripple for life. He was a farmer and
lived on his farm about two miles northwest of Lentner,
Missouri, He was a member of the Methodist Church and is
buried at Bacon’s chapel. He married first Miss Rhoda Givan,
August 14, 1865, and second Mrs. Elizabeth Key who died March
11, 1908. No children to second marriage. Children to first
marriage as follows:
a. Fannie, married Deloss Arnold. Children - Arthur, Lee,
b. Elizabeth, married John Arnold. Children - Frank &
c. Hattie, married John Bogart and lived in Kansas.
d. Elma, married Lesley Penrose and lived near Louisville,
Ky. Children as follows: Florence Lesley, Gertrude,
Hattie, Stella, Gretta, Francis, Bernard, Harold, Sherman
e. Bertie, died at the age of four years.
f. Jesse Armstrong, born October 12, 1880. Married Miss
Myrtle Minick and is living in Shelbina, Missouri. Two
children, Jessie Maud, (graduate of the Shelbina High
School, attended the State Teachers College at
Kirksville, Missouri, a successful school teacher), and
John who is married, has one son, and is living in Iowa.
12. Thomas Henry Carothers, son of Armstrong and Elizabeth
Carothers. Married, children were Ollie, William, Charles,
and Frank. He lived in Shelbina, Missouri, for a number of
years and was City Marshal for several years. He and his
brother, Charles, went west years ago and their descendants
were scattered throughout the West.
12. Margaret Jane Carothers married John Key. They had two sons,
George and Frank. Margaret’s husband was a farmer and lived
near Centralia, Missouri. She and her husband are both dead
and the boys are in the West.
12. Susan M, Carothers married James Smith and lived on a farm
three-fourths of a mile north of Bacon’s Chapel. She taught
penmanship for a number of years. In 1918 she and her husband
went to Oregon and spend the remainder of their days in that
State. Children as follows:
a. Romey Smith
b. Dollie Smith married Boone Faddis, lives near Centralia.
c. Roy Smith
d. Edgar Smith
e. Lucy Smith married John Wein.
g. Annie married Amos Miller.
h. Maude married (-) Morrison.
i. Nora married Roy Way.
j. Leona married Arch Philips.
k. Henry died when a small child.
11. Louis Ferree Carothers, second son of James and Sarah F.
Carothers, born November 14, 1816 in Allegheny County,
Pennsylvania. Died at his home 2½ miles north off Clarence,
Missouri, July 14, 1871. Is buried in Maplewood Cemetery at
Clarence, Missouri. Was Captain in the Civil War in the Union
Army. Married Miss Angelica Miller (daughter of Stephen and
Elizabeth Miller who came to Missouri from Kentucky), born in
1822, died January 1, 1871. They were married February 8,
1844 and lived for a number of years on their farm north of
Clarence, Missouri. Children as follows:
a. James Forsythe Carothers, born January 1, 1845
b. Sarah Frances Carothers, born October 23, 1846
c. John Calvin Carothers, born February 23, 1849, died
January 6, 1929
d. Mary Elizabeth Carothers, born June 25, 1851, died
December 21, 1872
e. Samuel Carothers, born August 25, 1852, died August 21,
f. Ella Angelica Carothers, born August 1, 1856, died
December 3, 1920
g. Abbie Carothers, born June 3, 1858
h. Emma Carothers, born April 7, 1860
i. Ida Carothers, born April 11, 1862, died 1884
j. Mallie Carothers, born July 28, 1865
12. James F. Carothers, son of Louis F. and Angelica Carothers
born January 1, 1845, married Nancy K. Phillips February 22,
1867. Two children, Louis and Leonard, both living in
12. Sarah F. Carothers, second child of Louis F. and Angelica
Carothers, born October 23, 1846, died 1927. First married
Benjamin S. Turner, February 17, 1867, and after his death
married William P. Turner. Four children were born to the
first union as follows:
a. Thomas Edwin Turner, born 1871
b. Henry Turner, born December 12, 1872, died 1892
c. William A. Turner, born October 14, 1876, died 1896
d. Grace Turner, born 1881
Three Children were born to the second union as follows:
c. Pearl, born July 23, 1885, died about 1915. Married
George Hunter. Their daughter, Helen Hunter married Mr.
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