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Jonathan Kilgore, of Ireland, emigrated to America and settled in South Carolina. He removed from there to Caldwell Co., Ky., where he and his wife both died, the latter being 81 years of age at the time of her death. Their children were— John, David, William, Hugh, Jane, Samuel, Mary, and Jonathan. John and Hugh came to Missouri, the former in 1827 and the latter in 1837. John was married first to Polly Willingham, and they had—John, Samuel, Polly, Jane, Elizabeth, Nancy, and Margaret. He was married the second time to Phoebe Tart, of North Carolina, by whom he had Permelia, Amaretta, Lucinda, James B., Erretta, Nathan F., and Parthena. Nathan F. married Margaret J. Eller. Permelia married John H. Kilgore. Amaretta married Alfred Powell. Hugh, brother of John Kilgore, Sr., married Phoabe Bowlin, and they had several children, all of whom are dead.—John Hampton, Casana, and Isabella, children of David Kilgore, of Caldwell Co., Ky., settled in Missouri. John Hampton settled in Audrain county in 1830, and married Margaret Willingham, who died, and he afterward married Permelia Kilgore. He had eighteen children in all. Casaia married Icham Kilgore, who settled in Boone county in 1826, and in Audrain in 1827. They had six sons and six daughters. Isabella married William Wood, who settled in Callaway county in 1837, and in Audrain in 1838. They had two sons and four daughters.
(Source:  A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri: with numerous sketches ... By William Smith Bryan publ. 1876 Transcribed by Andrea Stawski Pack)

 


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