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Samuel Watts, of Halifax Co., Va.. was born in England. He married Sally Burchett, and they had—Rebecca, Daniel, Lizzie, Gillum, John, Roland, Joseph, Berry, Brackett, and Sally. Roland married Polly Lane, and settled in Audrain county in 1833. Joseph was married first to Dorothea Conner, of Virginia, and second to the widow of Henry Burnes, whose maiden name was Arsissa Johnson, daughter of Richard Johnson and Ann Withens, who came from Bourbon Co., Ky., to Callaway Co., Mo., in 1824.
(Source:  A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri: with numerous sketches ... By William Smith Bryan publ. 1876 Transcribed by Andrea Stawski Pack)

John Wayne, of Virginia, had a son named Temple, who was of a roving disposition and passionately fond of hunting. He settled in Audrain Co., Mo., in 1827, and killed six deer the first day he stopped there. During the hunting seasons no one killed more deer and wolves than he did, and he lived for years entirely on wild game. He was never satisfied except when he was in the woods, where he spent nearly all of his time, night and day—Sunday being like any other day to him. He was married first to Lorinda Peyton, by whom he had—William, Mary, Temple, Jr., Joseph, Lorinda, Jane, and James. He was married the second time to Elizabeth Griggs, and they had—Lucy A., George, Elizabeth, Emily, Alfred, and Franklin.
(Source:  A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri: with numerous sketches ... By William Smith Bryan publ. 1876 Transcribed by Andrea Stawski Pack)

John Weatherford, of Ireland, settled in Virginia at an early date. His children were—George, Joel, Archibald, Harden, Lindsley, and Milley. Joel married Catharine Dry, and settled first in Kentucky, from whence he removed to Pike Co., Mo., in 1829. They had one child, Polly, when Mrs. Weatherford died, and he married Margaret Dry, by whom he had—Catharine, George J., Joel M., Caroline, Margaret, Jane, Frank, and Jacob. Joel M. married Mary B. Stanford. Polly married Frank McCord. Catharine married John Pardon. George J. married Susan Johnson. Caroline married S. T. Love. Margaret married William Hoard. Jane married George Walker. Frank married Anna Atkins, and Jacob married a Miss Ferrell.
(Source:  A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri: with numerous sketches ... By William Smith Bryan publ. 1876 Transcribed by Andrea Stawski Pack)

William West married a Miss Bybee, and removed from Virginia to North Carolina, and in 1800 he settled in East Tennessee. Mr. West was a soldier of the revolutionary war, and while he was in the army his wife kept all the pewter ware, of which she had quite an amount, buried to keep the soldiers from molding it into bullets. Their eldest son, Joiley H., married Nancy Williams, of North Carolina, by whom he had— James, John, Emily, William, Elizabeth, Jeremiah J., and Louisa. After the death of Mr. West his widow came to Missouri with three of her children, Jeremiah J., William and Elizabeth, and settled in Audrain county in 1834. Mrs. West afterward married Elias Gilpin, who removed to Texas. William West married Polly Mullins, of Tennessee. Jeremiah J. married Zelpha Hatton, of Kentucky, by whom he had ten children, nearly all of whom are named for Methodist preachers. Louisa West married B. A. Fields, and died in 1856, leaving seven children.
(Source:  A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri: with numerous sketches ... By William Smith Bryan publ. 1876 Transcribed by Andrea Stawski Pack)

Cobb Williams was a native of Virginia, but settled in Lincoln Co., N. C., where he married Patsey Brown. He settled in Audrain Co., Mo., in 1830. His children were—Polly, Patsey, Delilah, Granderson, Caleb, John, William L., Gideon, and Absalom. John and Delilah died in North Carolina. Polly married John Allen. Patsey married John Kilgore. Granderson and Abraham live in Monroe county. Caleb is in California. William L. was married first to Cordelia Kilgore, and second to Mary E. Evans. Gideon married Elizabeth Gulley. Caleb
Williams, Sr., died in 1832, and his funeral was the first preached in Audrain county. The services were conducted by Rev. Robert Younger, a Methodist minister of Boone county.
(Source:  A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri: with numerous sketches ... By William Smith Bryan publ. 1876 Transcribed by Andrea Stawski Pack)

Moses Wilson married Mary Russell, of Virginia, and settled in Boone Co., Ky. They had—John H., Sarah, Martha, William, Elizabeth, Samuel, Susan, and Chrine. John H. was a soldier in the war of 1H12. He married Susan Simmons, and settled in Audrain Co., Mo., in 1834. They had— Sally, Martha A., Esther, William W., Mary, Joseph R., Susan C., and Samuel M.
(Source:  A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri: with numerous sketches ... By William Smith Bryan publ. 1876 Transcribed by Andrea Stawski Pack)

Archibald Woods.—The parents of Archibald Woods were Irish. He was married in Virginia, and removed to Kentucky during the early settlement of that State, where he was killed by the Indians during one of their attacks upon the fort where he and his family were staying. He left a widow and four children—William, Franklin, Nancy, and Archibald. William was married in Kentucky, and settled in Missouri in 1820. Frank died unmarried in Boone Co., Mo. - Nancy married William Mullina, who settled in Howard county in 1820. Archibald married Fannie Hill, and settled in Callaway county in 1826. His children were—David H., Elizabeth, John, Nellie» Nancy, and Patsey. David H. married Sarah Reynolds, and lives in Audrain county.
(Source:  A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri: with numerous sketches ... By William Smith Bryan publ. 1876 Transcribed by Andrea Stawski Pack)

Andrew Woods, of Mercer Co., Ky., married Mary McGee, and they had—John, James, and William. John and James settled in Monroe Co., Mo. William married Jane Cardwell, and settled in Audrain county in 1837. They Lad—George A., David, James, William, Mary A., Joseph, John, Albert, Olivia, Martha J., and Susan.
(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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