Category Archives: Family History

My GGG Grandfather??

The story I have for you today is not officially documented, mainly because the old courthouse in Marble Hill MO burned down many years ago and all records were lost. The information I have received is word of mouth, but … Continue reading

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Lewis VanBuren Yow

OK, all you ladies waiting to know more about this handsome man. Thanks to my sister-in-law, I now have info on Lewis VanBuren Yow, one of my great-uncles. I really have very little information on him. I never met him … Continue reading

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Working On a New Post & a Baby Blanket

I promised some of you a post regarding Lewis VanBuren Yow, (photo above) and I want you to know I am still working on it. I have moved recently & my family history documents are in a state of disarray. … Continue reading

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Sarah Elizabeth Cheek Yow

Sarah Elizabeth Cheek Yow was my great grandmother on my father, Raymond Yow’s side. She was said to be full blooded Cherokee, which I have tried unsuccessfully to document. She was born in Marble Hill MO. She had 10 siblings … Continue reading

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My Great Grandpa Louis Calvin ‘Cal’ Yow

I promised in an earlier post to write about my great grandfather, Louis Calvin ‘Cal’ Yow. As you can see, he was a mountain of a man. He was of Irish or Scottish descent. He was born in Tishomingo County … Continue reading

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Tom and Mary Ann Yow

Here are pictures of my grandparents on my dad’s side: These pictures are from a locket they had made. It is the only photo we have of my grandmother. His name was William Thomas ‘Tom’ Yow¬†(1881-1955) Her name was Mary … Continue reading

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