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Edward Upton and Turnbo's Tales
Posted by: T Monson (ID *****4045) Date: October 18, 2005 at 16:04:20
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"Edward Upton or Uncle Ned as he is commonly known was born in Rutherford County, North Carolina, August 24th, 1833. His fatherís given name was also Edward and he settled in southern Mo. in 1852, and lived in Howel and Ozark Counties from time to time until his death near Gainesville. His body was interred on the Ellis farm on Lick Creek one mile below Gainesville. His wife, Mrs. Nancy (Bracket) Upton, died in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Young Edward Upton was 19 years old when his father come to Missouri and taken an active part with other settlers hunting game."

Source: Online Post:
The Turnbo Manuscripts
by Silas Claiborne Turnbo
1844-1925
http://thelibrary.springfield.missouri.org/lochist/turnbo/toc.html


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