Madison County


APR - MAY 1998 




CLANTON, MENIN, PHIPPS, VINEY posted by Beckie Rawdon ( on Thursday, April 2, 1998
Nathan VINEY's family lived in Madison county, IA at least in 1850-1860. Known children include Elizabeth Minerva who married James M PHIPPS in 1849 in Madison, Robert who married Angeline MENIN in 1855 in Madison county, and Louisa M who married Moses Edward CLANTON in 1860, and Virginia who was born in 1845. Did the elder (unknown) children come to Madison county or stay in Missouri? Are Nathan and his wife Margaret "Martha" buried in Madison? Any help on this family would be appreciated.
ALYEA, JACKSON posted by BJ Kendrick ( on Sunday, April 12, 1998
I am searching for the descendents of Nelson and Elmira (ALYEA) JACKSON of Winterset, IA.
CRAVEN, McGLOTHLEN, NORRIS, PYLE posted by Sandy Farnsworth ( on Thursday, April 16, 1998
CRAVEN, NORRIS, PYLE, MCGLOTHLEN I am looking for information on these families. They all lived in Madison Co. in the Macksburg or Winterset area. Emma NORRIS was born 1861 and died 5/22/1901. She married George MCGLOTHLEN July 3, 1879. He was born 1853 in Indiana and died 10/6/1920 in Iowa. I also need help regarding William V. PYLE who was born 1864 and died 1924/5 in Texas. He was married to Emma E. CRAVEN on 3/30/1886 in Winterset. She is the daughter of John D. CRAVEN of Macksburg who served in the Civil War. Any information on any of these people would be greatly appreciated.
FORBES posted by Millie Morris ( on Friday, May 1, 1998
I am looking for information on Charles Albert FORBES born June 5, 1851, died July 14, 1929 and his sister Henrietta Elizabeth FORBES born October 24, 1849, died October 22, 1918. Father, I beieve, was Warren FORBES. Need parent's names, other siblings, any and all information that you may have. My grandfather was Charles Albert FORBES. I will share all information I have with you.
CRAVEN, DUNCAN, HERR, JESSUP posted by Linda Doty ( on Saturday, May 2, 1998
John CRAVEN and wife Eliza DUNCAN are both buried in Madison Co. - John at the Moon Cem. and Eliza at the Macksburg Cem. Children Sylvester CRAVEN married Alice JESSUP, and Cynthia Ann CRAVEN married Daniel HERR in Madison Co. IA. Love to hear from other "cousins" Linda
BURKHEAD, STEVENSON posted by Elaine Goodner ( on Monday, May 4, 1998
Looking for a marriage license for Wilsa Elmer STEVENSON and Rachel BURKHEAD. They were married in Madison Co. in 1871.
BARBER posted by Steven Hiatt ( on Sunday, May 17, 1998
I'm searching for information on Frances BARBER, daughter of Thomas J. Barber. She was born in 1868. Washington Twp., Clarke Co., Iowa, and died 15 Dec. 1917 in Truro, Madison Co., Iowa. Who was her mother?
GRAY, SMITH posted by Margaret Dean ( on Wednesday, May 20, 1998
I'm looking for any one related to Samuel Beal and Margaret GRAY SMITH. They moved to the Winterset Iowa area before 28 feb 1863. They had a son born there on that date, Samuel Charleton SMITH. They had two other born there also. Alice Eldora, 8 Nov 1866 and Flora May 26 Jun 1869. They had 7 other children before moving to the Winterset area. Please help me find this family. Margaret Dean
WRIGHT posted by Paul Wright ( on Sunday, May 24, 1998
My grandfather was Dean Ray WRIGHT, he was born in 1885 in Winterset Iowa. I believe his father to be Giles Wright of Winterset, Who was born in 1854 and died in 1934, and His grand father to be Skeleton Wright who died March 1, 1871. If any one can help I would greatly appreciate it.
HAYS, THOMPSON posted by Tim Ritter ( on Monday, May 25, 1998
THOMPSON, Blanch. Born 1875, married Roy Hays in Worthington on Nov. 27, 1895. Sisters Bessie and Ora. No information on parents. Had 4 children: Mary Catherine Hays (my grandmother), Alice, Bruce, Hubert. Would love any information on Blanch, Bessie, Ora, and parents, origins.


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