David James Morrow was born on October 5, 1815 in Tennessee and died on June 11, 1882 in Dallas County, MO. About 1839 he married his first wife
Lucinda Young in Missouri. She was the mother to all of his children. Lucinda was born October 15, 1821 possibly in Kentucky and died July 1874 in
Buffalo, Dallas County., MO. She is believed by many present day researchers to have been part Cherokee.

In the 1860 US Census, Benton Twp., Dallas Co., MO, David is listed as 45 years old, born in Tennessee, living with his wife Lucinda and eight children. In
1870 he lived in the Jasper Twp. In the fall of 1869, David along with other Elders organized the Mount Pleasant Southern Baptist Church. The first church
building was erected in 1870 at a cost of $400.00.

The second wife of David James Morrow was Mrs. Margaret A. Montgomery Davis. They were married on March 21, 1875 in Dallas County. Margaret was
born September 3, 1830 in Pulaski, MO to William Montgomery and Nancy Ballew. She died June 22, 1898 in Buffalo, Dallas Co. MO, She is buried in the
Crudgington Cemetery next to her first husband, William Davis. In the "Early Days in Dallas County" by Elva Murrell Hemphill (pg 954) John J Montgomery
a well known farmer of Lincoln Township and was born in Pulaski Co,MO in 1826. He was the son of William and Nancy Ballew, Montgomery natives of NC.
William Montgomery was born in 1792 and moved from NC to TN then to Crawford Co MO. They had twelve children five of whom are still living: John J.;
Margaret A Morrow [formerly Mrs Margaret Davis] ;Charity Pointer; Thomas JB; and Nancy E Leckie. The following is Margaret Davis Morrow's obituary
which was printed in the BUFFALO REFLEX on June 30, 1898:

Buffalo Reflex- 30 June 1898
Margaret A. Morrow, daughter of Wm. and Nancy Montgomery, was born 3 September 1830 in Pulaski Co., MO and fell
asleep in Jesus at the home of her son, G.L. Davis one mile north of Buffalo on 22nd June 1898; age 68 yr less 2 mo and 11 days. She was twice married
- first to Wm. M. Davis who was killed by lightning 38 years ago in sight of the house where Margaret died. By this union five sons and one daughter was
born, all of whom are living; one brother, T.B. Montgomery and one sister, Mrs. E. Leckie. Her second marriage was to Rev. D J Morrow of the Baptist
Church who preceded her. One of her sons, J.A. Davis, is the worthy preacher of the M E Church South. She was buried in Crudgington cemetery beside
her first husband.

On June 24, 1861, at the age of 46, David James enlisted in the Dallas County, MO Volunteer Home Guards, Company G. He was honorably discharged
as a Corporal on September 24, 1861. He rendered only 45 days of service. On July 18, 1890, Margaret applied for a Widow’s Pension based on David’s
service. Her pension of $8.00 per months was granted on July 25, 1890.

Both David and Lucinda are buried in the Macedonia Cemetery in Dallas Co., MO. Their children were:

  1. Elizabeth A. Morrow
  2. Rachel Morrow
  3. Sarah Emeline Morrow
  4. Benjamine Franklin Morrow
  5. Virlenia Morrow
  6. Salena Morrow
  7. James David Morrow
  8. William Leslie Morrow
  9. Lucinda Morrow - born around 1859 in Dallas County, Missouri and died before 1870 in Dallas Co., MO. Since she was not found on the 1870 US
    Census, it presumed that she died before 1870.
  10. Lucinda Doryan Morrow
  11. Artimissa "Arty" Morrow is believed to have been born around 1861 in Dallas County, MO. In the 1880 US Census of Dallas Co., she is listed as a
    servant in the Francis Brown household. She married David L. Edington on June 10, 1884 in Dallas Co, MO. Presently, this is all of the information
    that is known.
  12. Grant Morrow was born around 1863 in Dallas County, MO. It is not known when he died, but he is not listed on the 1880 US Census for Dallas
    County. It is believed that he is buried next to his father in the Macedonia Cemetery. A field rock marks his grave.
  13. John Roland Morrow
  14. Melissa Jane 'Melisy' Morrow

Sarah Emeline Morrow

Sarah Emeline Morrow was born March 1844 in MO to David James Morrow and Loucinda Young. It is not known where she died. Her first husband was
Issac J. Chapman who was believed killed in the War Between the States. Her second husband was Benjamin George Myers who was born in 1841 in
Castor, Stoddard Co, MO. He died about 1877 in Dallas Co, MO. They married on December 29, 1867 in Dallas Co, MO. Benjamin’s father was
and his mother’s name is not known. His step-mother was Temperance Babb. His half sister, Temperance Myers married Sarah’s brother,
Benjamine Franklin Morrow .

The children of Sarah and Issac Chapman were:

  1. Melissa E. Chapman b: 1857 in MO
  2. William Joseph Chapman b: January 2, 1860 in MO d: March 18, 1948 in Dallas Co, MO. On July 4, 1889 in Dallas Co., MO, he married Manerva
    Dugan. Both are buried in Lone Rock Cemetery.
  3. Isaac Jackson Chapman b: Abt 1864 in MO.
  4. Louisa Chapman b: May 5, 1866 in Buffalo, Dallas Co. MO. Married Martha Elmira Chapman b: 1868 in Dallas Co, MO.

The children of Sarah and
Benjamin Myers were:

  1. Peter Myers b: abt 1868 in Dallas Co., MO.
  2. Rachel Myers b: 1873 in Dallas Co., MO. d: February 16, 1889. As a side note, Rachel died of measles. The Buffalo Reflex New of March 14, 1889
    reported her death as follows: Miss Rachel Myers died with the measles on the 16th inst. She was ca 16 yrs of age and a consistent member of the
    Free Will Baptist Church; she was buried at Benton Branch graveyard. She leaves a mother, brother and sister to mourn. Jackson Chapman, a half
    brother to Rachel is very low with measles.
  3. Adline Myers b: abt 1877 in Dallas Co., MO
  4. Salina Myers b: unk

                                                                                  Salena Morrow and Alexander Funderburk

Salenia Morrow was born in 1850 probably in Dallas Co., MO. She was the daughter of David J. Morrow and Lucinda Young. It is not known when or where
she died. On April 2, 1872 in Dallas Co., MO, Salena Morrow married Alexander Funderburk who was born July 30, 1844 in Sangamon, Illinois. He died
March 9, 1911 in Illinois. He served in the 114th Illinios Inf. during the Civil War. He is buried in Nikomis, Ill.

Their  known children were:

  1. Mandy Funderburk born Abt. 1874.
  2. Florence Funderburk, born Abt. 1876.
  3. Lori Funderburk, born Abt. 1878.
  4. Asa Funderburk, born 1885; died 1944. He married Alice Hicks.
  5. Daisy May Funderburk born July 23, 1890; died April 06, 1966. mar. John Lewis Hicks
  6. Ida Funderburk, born Abt. 1903. He married Rhodes in Bayle City, Ill.
  7. Melvin Funderburk, born April 20, 1905 in Milwaukee, WI.

If you would like more information on the Funderburk family, please contact Chris Weeden chrisw@globalbiz.net


James David Morrow and Wives: Lucy Margaret McLeod and Susan Gott

Contact researcher Bill Macy bmacy@neb.rr.com for more info on this family.

James David Morrow was born March 1, 1854 in Dallas or Henry County, MO to David James Morrow and Lucinda Young. He died May 14, 1935 in Dodge
City, Ford, KS. He married Lucy Margaret McLeod on October 22, 1876 in Dallas Co., MO. Lucy was born February 26, 1858 in Jones, Iowa and died May
26, 1907 in Dallas Co, MO. She’s buried in the Liberty Cemetery. James married a second time to Susan Gott on March 4, 1908 in Polk Co., MO. She was
born about 1873. Her death date is unknown but it is believed she died in Dodge City, Ford, KS. Their son David Dillon is found in the 1930 Ford Co., KS
census living with his half-brother Charles Turner Morrow.

In a 1958 biography Myrtle Dove Lotten Jones (1-2-10) wrote:

"Little do I know of the Missouri Morrow family. There were Artie Morrow who married an Eddington (Dave); Dora Morrow who married Elias Wingo;
Elizabeth Morrow who married a Dame; a John Morrow...who lived with Charles parents for some years; a Jim Morrow whose wife passed away leaving
children John, Charles, Perry, Tommy and Annie. I knew Uncle Jim when he and his second wife, Susie Gott, lived north of Buffalo, after his children wee
grown and Aunt Susie had quit teaching school. I met Annie and Tommy and Anna. Tommy was an Evangelistic preacher."

Children of James David Morrow and Lucy M. McLeod:

  1. Anna Judith Morrow b: Aug. 1, 1879 in Dallas Co., MO? d: April 13, 1972 in Dallas Co., MO. Buried Benton Br. Cemetery. On November 29, 1906 in
    Dallas Co., MO married Jesse Marion Harris
  2. Charles Turner Morrow b. January 1882- Ford Co., KS?
  3. John Morrow b: September 1883 - Dallas County? wife unknown. Children: Ethel Morrow b: 1908; Earnest Morrow b: 1911; Naoma Morrow b: 1912;
    Pansy Morrow b: 1914; Audrey Morrow b: 1916
  4. Gerry E. Morrow b: Aug. 14, 1886 - Dallas County d: July 5, 1887 Liberty Cemetery Dallas Co., MO
  5. Perry Clifford Morrow b: April 1888 wife unknown. Children: Ruby Morrow; Georgia Morrow; Willie Morrow
  6. James Thomas Morrow b: After 1900

Child of James David Morrow and Susan Gott:

  1. Dillon David Morrow


William Leslie Morrow and Margaret Elizabeth Bennett

William was born in 1856 in Dallas Co., MO to David James Morrow. It is believed that in 1877 he married Margaret "Bess" Elizabeth Bennett b: October 15,
1860. There are no known children.

Margaret Elizabeth Bennett was born to
Alfred M C Bennett and Mary Fuzzell


Lucinda Doryan Morrow and Elias Wingo

Lucinda Doryan Morrow was born about 1859 in Dallas County, MO to David James Morrow and died January 1908 in Dallas County, MO. She is buried in
the Macedonia Cemetery in Dallas County. On December 24, 1876 in Dallas County she married Elias Wingo, b: October 24, 1876 in Dallas Co, MO d:
March 1907 in Dallas Co, MO. Also buried in the Macedonia Cemetery. Their children were:

  1. Francis Marian Wingo
  2. Cora Wingo
  3. Jesse A. Wingo
  4. James Wingo
  5. Nancy Wingo
  6. Martha Wingo
  7. Robert Sigle Wingo
  8. Susie Wingo
  9. Boyd Wingo
  10. Ida Wingo
  11. Ethel Wingo
  12. Ben Wingo
  13. Pinter Wingo
  14. Mattie Wingo


John Roland Morrow and Anna Scott

John Roland Morrow was born February 27, 1864 in Dallas Co, MO to David James Morrow and died June 23, 1932 in Big Spring, Howard, TX. He is buried
in the New Olive Cemetery. His wife was Anna Scott. It is believed in 1882 John migrated from Missouri to Texas. Their children were:

  1. Lockey Morrow
  2. Ollie Morrow
  3. Dewey Morrow
  4. May Morrow
  5. John Roland Morrow, Jr.
  6. Oliver Morrow

John married a second time to Becky Steel in Greenville, Hunt Co., TX. They had one known child:

  1. Ora Morrow


Malissa Jane 'Melisy' Morrow and Edward Thomas Busby

Malissa Jane 'Melisy' Morrow was born July 29, 1868 in Missouri to David James Morrow, and died in 1939 in Greenville, TX. On February 21, 1887 in
Greenville, Hunt Co., TX, she married Edward Thomas Busby b: November 1, 1864 in Greenville, TX d: April 8, 1919 in Greenville, TX. Both are buried in
the East Mound Cemetery. It was believed by Lorea that Melisy and her nephew James Jones {son of Rachel Morrow (1-2)} traveled from Missouri to
Texas by wagon. She lived with her brother Benjamine (1-4) until she married. The only known child of Malissa and Edward was:

Bertha Bell Busby b: July 31, 1890 in Hamilton Co, TX d: June 10, 1966 in Wichita Falls TX. In 1905 married Eugene Jennings. In 1909 she married Homer
Elvis Taylor b: June 19, 1889 in Tedwell TX.
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Headstone in Macedonia Cemetery, Dallas Co., MO