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John David Shannon [Parents] was born on 16 APR 1798 in Williamson Co, Tennessee. He died on 12 APR 1862 in White River Township. He was buried in Parsons Family Cemetery, Old Oto, Stone Co. MO. He married Mary Polly Goode on 25 SEP 1817 in Williamson Co., TN.

Washington, May, 1860

Letter to John D. Shannon from Washington National Monument Office:

Sir, Agreeable to instructions, I have to request that you will act as Collector for the Society during the taking of the census in your district. Should you feel disposed to undertake the duty, and it be with the consent of the Marshal in your ditrict, a commission of fifteen per cent. will be allowed you out of the gross amount of your colections. You will also deduct the cost, from said collections, of a book necessary for the purpose, and make your returns and pay te nett amount collected to the Marshal of your district, who will account for and remit the same to the Society. The enclosed instructions are sent for your guidance. Very respectfully, your obediant servant, John Carrol Brent, Secretary.

Mary Polly Goode [Parents] was born on 26 DEC 1797 in Stokes Co., NC. She died on 3 MAR 1891 in Stone Co., MO. She was buried in Parsons Family Cemetery, Old Oto. She married John David Shannon on 25 SEP 1817 in Williamson Co., TN.

Children: James H. (1818), David C. (1820), Thomas M. (1823), Mildred C., Rufus B. (1828), Leonidas A. (1833), Leona E. (1836) m. John II Cox, Cordella Orleana (1840) m. William Burchfield Cox.

They had the following children:

  F i Mildred C. Shannon

David Shannon [Parents] was born in 1756 in Montgomery Co, VA. He died in 1823 in Jackson Co., TN. He married Jane McKnight.

Children: Finis, Jane Reid, James, Elizabeth, Mary, David Mc Knight, Samuel H., John D, Nancy, Thomas.

Jane McKnight was born in 1759 in NC, USA. She died about 1820 in Franklin, TN.. She married David Shannon.

Father: Robert Mc Knight (1732 - 1818)

They had the following children:

  M i John David Shannon

Charles B. Goode [Parents] was born in 1774 in Surry Co., NC. He died before 2 MAY 1835 in Rogersville, Lauderdale Co., AL. He married Elizabeth Halbert on 29 DEC 1796 in Stokes County, NC.

Elizabeth Halbert [Parents] was born about 1776 in Surry Co., NC, USA. She died about 1830 in Lauderdale Co., AL, USA. She married Charles B. Goode on 29 DEC 1796 in Stokes County, NC.

They had the following children:

  F i Mary Polly Goode

Major James Marion Madison Moore was born on 13 MAY 1811 in Tennessee. He died on 5 MAR 1873 in Marionville, Missouri. He married Martha Ellen Anderson on 7 DEC 1869 in Stone Co, MO, USA.

Other marriages:
Patton, Rachel

The town of Marionville, Missouri is named after major James Marion Madison Moore.

Martha Ellen Anderson [Parents] was born in 1820 in Pendelton, South Carolina. She died on 15 FEB 1899 in Galena, Stone Co., MO, USA. She married Major James Marion Madison Moore on 7 DEC 1869 in Stone Co, MO, USA.

Other marriages:
Massey, James H.
Gentry, Allen Leander


Allen Leander Gentry was born on 12 JUN 1814 in McMinn, Tennessee, United States. He died in FEB 1907 in Stone Co, Missouri, USA. He married Martha Ellen Anderson on 18 MAY 1885 in Stone Co, MO, USA.

Other marriages:
Anderson, Sarah Jane

Second marriage to Sarah's widowed sister, Martha Ellen Anderson Moore in 1885, third marriage: Nancy Martin 5 Mar 1899.

Martha Ellen Anderson [Parents] was born in 1820 in Pendelton, South Carolina. She died on 15 FEB 1899 in Galena, Stone Co., MO, USA. She married Allen Leander Gentry on 18 MAY 1885 in Stone Co, MO, USA.

Other marriages:
Massey, James H.
Moore, James Marion Madison


Samuel Anderson [Parents] was born in 1794 in White, Tennesee. He died in 1873 in Greene Co, MO, USA. He married Mary McKenzie in 1818.

Parents: Nobil Anderson and wife Elizabeth.

Mary McKenzie was born in 1802 in White, Tennesee. She died in 1863 in Douglas, Missouri. She married Samuel Anderson in 1818.

They had the following children:

  F i Martha Ellen Anderson
  F ii Elizabeth Anderson was born on 20 MAR 1829 in White, Tennesee. She died on 10 MAY 1875 in Douglas, Missouri.
  F iii Sarah Jane Anderson
  F iv Anna Anderson was born in 1828 in White, Tennesee. She died in USA.
  F v Helen Anderson was born in 1830 in USA. She died in USA.
  F vi Dorcas Anderson
  F vii Eliza W. Anderson was born in 1837 in Greene Co, MO, USA. She died in USA.

Noble Anderson was born in 1769 in Somerset, Pennsylvania, American Colonies. He died in 1850 in Cherokee, Georgia, USA. He married Elizabeth Price.

Elizabeth Price was born in 1770 in Virginia, American Colonies. She died in 1850 in Cherokee, Georgia, USA. She married Noble Anderson.

They had the following children:

  M i Samuel Anderson

Richard Massey [Parents] was born on 15 SEP 1857 in Campell Twp, Greene Co., Missouri, USA. He died on 22 OCT 1942 in Springfield, Missouri, USA. He married Hannah Prier on 14 APR 1874 in Stone Co, MO, USA.

Other marriages:
Prier, Mary Jane

Carpenter work, railroad grade contracting, general contracting.

Successful in his line of work and has handled some large jobs, among which was the Valley water falls, the Grant Street subway, did the work for the filtering plant at the pump station for the Springfield water works, and he built te first peice of special read that was ever seen in Greene County.

Owned a commodious home on South Campbell street, surrounded by a lot containing five acres.

Married twice to sisters Hannah and Mary J. Prier. 13 children.

Hannah Prier [Parents] was born on 16 AUG 1853 in Henry County, Iowa, USA. She died on 24 OCT 1890 in Stone County, Missouri, USA. The cause of death was Childbirth. She was buried in Galena Cemetery, Stone County. She married Richard Massey on 14 APR 1874 in Stone Co, MO, USA.

They had the following children:

  F i Clara Massey was born in Greene County, Missouri, USA. She died in USA.
  M ii Guy Massey was born in Greene Co., Missouri, USA. He died in USA.
  M iii James Allen Massey was born in Greene Co., Missouri, USA. He died in USA.
  M iv Robert E. Massey was born in Greene Co., Missouri, USA. He died in USA.
  M v Ernest Massey was born in Greene Co., Missouri, USA. He died in USA.
  F vi Laura Massey was born in Greene Co., Missouri, USA. She died in USA.
  F vii Sally Massey was born in Greene Co., Missouri, USA. She died in USA.

Richard Massey [Parents] was born on 15 SEP 1857 in Campell Twp, Greene Co., Missouri, USA. He died on 22 OCT 1942 in Springfield, Missouri, USA. He married Mary Jane Prier about 1882 in Stone County, Missouri, USA.

Other marriages:
Prier, Hannah

Carpenter work, railroad grade contracting, general contracting.

Successful in his line of work and has handled some large jobs, among which was the Valley water falls, the Grant Street subway, did the work for the filtering plant at the pump station for the Springfield water works, and he built te first peice of special read that was ever seen in Greene County.

Owned a commodious home on South Campbell street, surrounded by a lot containing five acres.

Married twice to sisters Hannah and Mary J. Prier. 13 children.

Mary Jane Prier [Parents] was born on 9 JUL 1865 in Henry County, Iowa. She died in Greene County, Missouri. She was buried in St. Louis, Missouri. She married Richard Massey about 1882 in Stone County, Missouri, USA.

In the 1880 census of New London, Henry County, Iowa, page 357B

They had the following children:

  M i Floyd Glenn Massey was born in Greene County, Missouri, USA. He died in USA.
  F ii Zella Massey was born in Greene Co., Missouri, USA. She died in Missouri, USA.
  M iii Perey Massey was born in Greene Co., Missouri, USA. He died in USA.
  F iv Carrol Massey was born in Greene County, Missouri, USA.
  M v Kenneth Massey was born in Greene Co., Missouri, USA. He died in USA.

Marzavin V. Massey [Parents] was born on 1 JAN 1843 in Campell Twp, Greene Co., Missouri, USA. He died on 31 AUG 1907 in Springfield, Missouri, USA. He married Theresa Rathbone on 16 MAY 1867 in Springfield, Missouri, USA.

Theresa Rathbone.Theresa married Marzavin V. Massey on 16 MAY 1867 in Springfield, Missouri, USA.

They had the following children:

  F i Elva Massey
  F ii Aimy Massey
  F iii Eva Massey
  M iv Benny Massey died in Before He Was 20 Years Old.
  F v Willie Massey
  F vi Nellie Massey

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