Sylvester Ussery was born 1833 in Hartsville, Maury Co., TN to Peter and Dianna Adkisson Ussery. He died May 1890 possibly in OK. On Jan. 20, 1853 in Green Co., MO he married Catherine Killion. She was born in 1836 in Missouri and died Feb 6, 1903. Their Children:
Mary E.D. Ussery b: Abt 1854 in Missouri d: 1902 mar: Gus Alspaugh Nov 27, 1891 in Marshall, MO. One known daughter: Ida Maye Alspaugh
James William Ussery
Peter David "Bud" Ussery
Alice Ussery b: Abt 1862 in MO mar: John H. Burton Nov 26, 1882 in Hickory Co, MO
Frank Pete Fremont Ussery
Sarah Catherine Ussery b: Abt 1864 in MO d: Jan 10, 1942 mar. Henry Sylvester Canida II m: Nov 24, 1881 in Hickory Co, MO
Josephine "Fina" Ussery
Virginia Ann "Jeanie" Ussery
Aaron Johnson Ussery b: Feb 2, 1873 in MO d: Sep 14, 1941 in Saline Co., MO Blue Lick Union Church Cemetery. Mar. Elizabeth Sidwell b: 1872 in MO . Second Wife: Lounettie Viola Sidwell b: Jul 27, 1877 in MO d: Jan 30, 1937 in Saline Co., MO Blue Lick Union Ch. Cemetery m: Apr 1, 1894
Charles Henry Ussery
Phillip Lafayette "Fate" Ussery
John Weaver Ussery b: Jul 6, 1881 in Schuyler Co., MO d: Aug 13, 1934 in Schuyler Co., IL mar. Isabelle
Josephina 'Fina' Ussery and Thomas Benton McDonald Information on this family provided by Jeff McDonald firstname.lastname@example.org and Grt-granddaughter Gale Weis email@example.com
Josephine "Fina" Ussery was born Mar 28, 1867 in Dallas Co., MO to Sylvester Ussery. She died Aug 27, 1953 in Afton, IA. On Oct 2, 1887 in Saline Co., MO she married Thomas Benton McDonald who was born Mar 9, 1860 in Little Rock, MO and died Feb 27, 1938 in Union Co., IA. His parents were Jefferson McDonald and Mary Parmer.
Thomas and Josephine lived in Blackburn, Saline Co. around 1887. They were married in Marshall, Saline Co., on Oct. 2, 1887. They returned to Hickory Co., MO where Sylvester and Catherine Ussery and possibly Mary Parmer McDonald lived before 1890.
They moved to Illinois sometime after 1901, and were living in Colchester, McDonough Co., ILL in 1910. (per census) They were in Galesburg, Knox Co., ILL by 1916 and sometime around 1918 moved to Macksburg, Madison Co., Iowa. They finally settled in Afton, Union Co., IA where they resided until their deaths.
They had the following children:.
Johnson Reed McDonald b: Sep 5, 1890 in Hickory Co., MO d: Oct 15, 1952 in Afton Iowa mar. Viva Leona Sarah Leach b: Feb 25, 1900 in ILL d: Dec 6, 1971 in Afton Iowa Their children:
Francis Howard McDonald b: Jul 18, 1916 in apr 30 1966
Leroy Russell McDonald b: Jun 28, 1918
Leona Josephine McDonald b: Dec 16, 1919
Lavern Donald McDonald b: Jan 17, 1922 in Macksburg, IA d: Jun 7, 1987 in Des Moines, IA mar. Doris Elizabeth Anderson b: Apr 14, 1926 in Chicago, IL
Eleanor Fern McDonald b: Jun 6, 1924
Johnson Reen McDonald b: Feb 12, 1926 d: Jan 27, 1997
Forrest Wayne McDonald b: Aug 3, 1931 d: Jan 19, 1992
Marion Dean McDonald b: Jun 21, 1933 d: Jun 9, 1993
Ruby Maye McDonald b: May 20, 1935
Dale Reed McDonald b: Feb 8, 1938
Lavon Celeste McDonald b: Feb 25, 1940
Flossie McDonald b: 1897 in MO mar. Charlie Sweet Their Children:
Robert Warren Sweet
... *2nd Husband of Flossie McDonald: Junker
Mary Ann Junker
Grace McDonald b: 1901 in MO mar. Dewey O'Dell Their Children:
*2nd Husband of Grace McDonald: Art Baumchen Their Children:
Robert Freeman McDonald b: Apr 15, 1904 in ILL d: Mar 29, 1956 mar Irma Carnes *2nd Wife of Robert Freeman McDonald: Nola Bonham *3rd Wife of Robert Freeman McDonald: Ann Bernice Kelsey
Ethda Effie May Hawkins and Pearl Ann Knoch Phillip Lafayette "Fate" Ussery was born Mar 16, 1876 in Hickory Co. MO to Sylvester Ussery. He died Nov 28, 1951 in Malta Bend, Saline Co., MO and was buried in the Val Halla Cemetery Lafayette Co., MO. His first wife was Ethda Effie May Hawkins, born May 18, 1877 in MO and died Apr 27, 1952 in St. Louis, MO. They were married Dec 15, 1895 in Hickory Co. MO.
On Nov 20, 1916 in Saline Co., MO, he married a second time to Pearl Ann Knoch , who was born Sep 15, 1898 in Benton Co., MO and died Feb 26, 1980 in Lafayette Co., MO. She is buried in the Waverly Cemetery.
Phillip and Effie May Hawkins had the following children:
Vinnie Myrtle Ussery
Roy Orage Ussery b: Jun 12, 1902 in Saline Co., MO d: Nov 27, 1979 mar. Myrtle Mary Howard m: Dec 24, 1926
Addie May Ussery b: Mar 29, 1904 in Crittendon, Camden, MO d: May 5, 1982 mar. William Bryant Tubbs m: May 19, 1919
Gladys Leatha Ussery b: Dec 26, 1906 in Cross Timbers, Hickory Co., MO d: Feb 3, 1972 mar. Arthur Scott *2nd Husband of Gladys Leatha Ussery: Luther Bon Knoch m: Jun 14, 1919 in Lafayette Co., MO *3rd Husband of Gladys Leatha Ussery:Carl A. Stemen m: Dec 24, 1959
Bertie Hazel Ussery b: Nov 2, 1908 in Crittendon, Camden, MO d: Nov 29, 1986 mar. Michael John Tabacchi m: Mar 1925 *2nd Husband of Bertie Hazel Ussery: mar. Leslie Owen Wilson m: Sep 4, 1942
Phillip and Pearl Ann Knoch had the following children:
Walter Lawrence Brown Ussery b: Jun 11, 1914 in Stanhope, Saline Co., MO d: Jan 13, 1986 mar. Mary Elizabeth Gentry Hearnes m: Mar 1938
Clara Pearl Ussery b: Dec 24, 1920 in Wellington, MO d: Feb 12, 1982 mar. David T. Smith m: Jan 22, 1935 *2nd Husband of Clara Pearl Ussery: mar. Royal H. Heckendorf m: Feb 20, 1945 *3rd Husband of Clara Pearl Ussery: mar. Eugene J. Stahlschmidt m: Feb 4, 1946
Viola Genevieve Ussery b: Dec 14, 1923 in Missouri d: Jun 20, 1986 mar. John Pat Gentry m: Dec 31, 1937
Vinnie Myrtle Ussery and Harvey Mansfield Knoch
Vinnie Myrtle Ussery was born Mar 24, 1900 in Camden Co., MO to Phillip Lafayette "Fate" Ussery and Wives: Ethda Effie May Hawkins . She died Apr 1, 1972 in Lafayette Co., MO and was buried in the Valhalla Cemetery, Waverly, MO. On May 17, 1915 in Saline Co., MO she married Harvey Mansfield Knoch [b: Sep 12, 1893 in Benton, MO d: Oct 19, 1980 in Carroll Co., MO Valhalla Cemetery, Waverly, MO]. His obituary read as follows:
Waverly Times (Missouri), Oct 24, 1980
Harvey M.Knoch, 87, of Carrolton, died Sunday, Oct 17, at Carroll Co. Mem. Hosp. He was a former resident of Grand Pass.
Mr. Knoch was born Sept. 12, 1893, in Hastain, MO the son of Mikel K. and Martha Wilson Knoch. He was married to Myrtle Ussery, May 17, 1915 in Marshall. His wife preceded him in death in 1972.
Mr. Knoch, who spent his entire life in the Waverly and Grand Pass communities, was an employee of the US Gov. on the Missouri River. He attended the Waverly Christian Church.
Survivors include two sons, James L., New Orleans, La., and Lloyd Ray Knoch of Lawson; four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and one grt-grt granchild and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by two infant children, a sister and three brothers.
Services were conducted at 1:30 pm Wednesday at the Gibson-Rice Funeral Home in Waverly. Burial was in Waverly Cemetery.
( Grandchildren:James Louis Knoch, Jr., son of James Louis Knoch, Sr.; Robert Louis Knoch, son of Lloyd Ray Knoch by 1st marriage; Larry Ray Knoch, son of Lloyd Ray Knoch by 2nd marriage; Noda Marie Burnett, daughter of Lloyd Ray Knoch by 2nd marriage. Nine great-grandchildren are: James Louis Knoch III, and Lynette Knoch, children of James Louis Knoch, Jr.; Steven Bryan Knoch, son of Robert Louis Knoch...other names are missing)
They had the following children:
James Louis Knoch b: Sep 15, 1916 in Waverly, Lafayette Co., MO mar. Marie Rose Almerica *2nd Wife of James Louis Knoch: Verna Mae McDonald Perrin Harvey LeRoy Knoch b: May 11, 1918 in Waverly, Lafayette Co., MO d: May 24, 1918 Lloyd Ray Knoch b: Oct 29, 1919 in Waverly, Lafayette Co., MO d: Jan 2, 1994 mar. Bethine Deloris Murray . *2nd Wife of Lloyd Ray Knoch: Letha Ray Ward Georgia Evelyn Knoch b: Jan 22, 1923 in Waverly, Lafayette Co., MO d: Feb 5, 1923
Charles Henry Ussery (Family info provided by Steven Dale Ussery firstname.lastname@example.org)
Charles Henry Ussery was born Oct 16, 1875 in Hickory Co. MO to Sylvester Ussery. He died Feb 10, 1961 in Plymouth, IL On May 27, 1907 he married Eunice Jane Martin Creasey who was born Apr 3, 1880. They had the following children:
Lloyd Ussery Otis Paul Ussery b: Mar 31, 1912 mar. Ruth Fern Stonekina Irma Ussery mar. Charles Pershing Esther Pauline Ussery mar. Leo DeGarmo
Lloyd Dale Ussery and Mildred Kathryn Bechdolte (Family info provided by Steven Dale Ussery email@example.com)
Lloyd Dale Ussery was born Mar 21, 1908 in Hancock Co., IL to Charles Henry Ussery and died Aug 10, 1994 in Jersey Co., IL. His wife was Mildred Kathryn Bechdolte who was born Jul 27, 1908 in Elred, IL . They had the following children:
Lois Ann Ussery b: Oct 17, 1937 Plymouth, IL d: Apr 19, 1973 Waukegan, IL mar. Donald Detwiler George Elliott Ussery b: Feb 4, 1939 d: Jun 21, 1946 Mary Lee Ussery b: Sep 2, 1940 mar. Alvin Avon Dilks Dale Halbert Ussery Gerald Lyn Ussery b: Oct 19, 1942 mar. Doris Bannester
Virginia Ann "Jeanie" Ussery Virginia Ann "Jeanie" Ussery was born May 27, 1870 in Preston, MO to Sylvester Ussery. On Aug 15, 1952 she died in Whiteflock, IL and is buried in the Stookey Cemetery in Colchestor. Her first husband was Ira Billington.. She married a second time to Herman Sanford who was born Feb 8, 1868 in McDonough Co., Colmar, IL and died Oct 28, 1926 in East Moline, IL. They married Nov 5, 1889 in Hickory Co, MO. and had the following children:
Aaron Floyd Sanford b: Mar 30, 1892 in McDonough Co., ILL d: Jan 7, 1958 in Morgan Co., IL Whitefock-Stookey Cem, Colchester, IL mar. Hulda Florence Mureen b: Aug 6, 1897 in Peoria Co., IL d: Aug 23, 1981 in Knox Co.,IL Memorial Park Cem, Galesburg, IL m: Nov 3, 1921 in Knox Co.,IL Lelia Ann Sanford b: Feb 20, 1894 in MO d: Jul 18, 1981 in Industry, IL mar. Raymond Emmett Frakes b: Jan 4, 1894 d: Aug 2, 1966 in Industry, IL m: Aug 25, 1910 Guy Ranceford Sanford b: Mar 5, 1896 in Hickory Co, MO d: Dec 16, 1978 in Camdenton, MO mar. Mabel Scott . *2nd Wife of Guy Ranceford Sanford: Sadie Westerfield Frost m: Oct 9, 1974 Orie Sanford b: 1899 d: 1901 Lorena Dorelia Sanford b: Jul 19, 1902 in Illinois d: May 13, 1982 in Hills Dale, IL mar. George Earl Waddell b: Dec 17, 1902 d: Mar 5, 1978. 2nd Husband of Lorena Dorelia Sanford: . Godin Bellamy Nelson b: Aug 21, 1895 in Galesburg, IL d: Apr 10, 1967 in Galesburg, IL m: Dec 25, 1922 in Galesburg, IL
Frank Pete Fremont Ussery and Mary Catherine Haynes Frank Peter Fremont Ussery, the son of Sylvester Ussery,was born Jul7 1863 in MO and died in 1947. On Nov 5, 1889 in Hickory Co, MO, he married Mary Catherine Haynes who was born in Illinois. Their children:
Eliza May Ussery b: Feb 21, 1890 mar. Jacob Henry Eby b: Mar 16, 1878 in Ohio m: May 16, 1907 in Oklahoma (Contact Edna Miller firstname.lastname@example.org for more info on Eliza May) Jesse James Ussery Gladys Ussery b: Sep 7, 1895 Levi Ussery Priscilla Ussery Goldie Ussery Frank Ussery Willis Bud Ussery
James William Ussery and His Four Wives James William Ussery was born May 14, 1855 in Cross Timbers, Hickory Co., MO to Sylvester Ussery. He died Nov 29, 1940 in Lexington, MO. He had four wives: Polly Young m: Dec 29, 1873 in Dallas Co., MO by Julius Scott, MG.; Minnie Sanford m: Dec 24, 1879 in McDonough Co.,IL ; Nancy Windsor b: in Sedalia, MO m: Sep 27, 1891 in Saline Co., MO. and Sarah Derry m: Nov 10, 1906 in McDonough Co., IL
James' obituary was printed in the Usry Bul No. 72 as follows:
James William Ussery, 85 years old, died at 7:30 o'clock this morning after an extended illness at the home of his son, Cue Ussery on Highland Ave.
Mr. Ussery was born on May 14, 1855 in Missouri, and has been a resident of Lexington since moving here 48 years ago.
Besides Cue Ussery, he is survived by four other sons: William Ussery of Tennessee, IL; James Ussery of Newton, KS., Oliver Ussery of Lexington and Lue Ussery of Corder; a step-daughter Mrs. Ada Johnson of Kansas City, KS; four brothers, Fate Ussery of Maltz Bend; Bud Ussery (Peter David) of Cross Timbers, MO.; Johnson Ussery of Los Angeles; and Charles Ussery of Macomb, ILL; two sisters, Mrs. Jennie Billings of Galesburg, ILL; and Mrs. Josephine McDonald of Afton, ILL., and a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren.
The funeral services will be conducted by the Re. John M. Lindsay at 2:30 Sunday afternoon at the Winkler chapel.
James and Polly Young had the following children:
Freddie Ussery b: 1871 d: Abt 1894 in MO mar. Manda Jennings who died in Joplin, MO
James and his second wife,Minnie Sanford, had the following children:
Oliver Chancelor Ussery b: Feb 22, 1880 in Cross Timbers, Hickory Co., MO d: Jun 2, 1967 in Lexington, MO
William Calvin Ussery b: Sep 25, 1883 in Brashear Co., MO d: Jan 18, 1972 in McComb, IL Forest Lawn Cemetery mar. Katherine Geneva Matthews b: Oct 13, 1885 in McDonough Co., IL d: Jan 15, 1948 in Tennessee, IL Forest Lawn Cemetery m: Sep 2, 1908 in Marshall, MO
James and his third wife Nancy had the following children:
Meredith Sylvester Ussery b: Feb 10, 1893 in LaFayette Co., MO d: Jan 5, 1954 in Lexington, MO
Charles Thomas Ulisses Ussery b: Jun 2, 1895 in Waverly, MO d: Dec 9, 1967 mar. Nellie Lloyd b: Jul 15, 1901 in Corder, MO
Golday Catherine Ussery b: Dec 12, 1899 d: Nov 11, 1901
James and his fourth wife, Sarah Derry, had the following children:
Peter David "Bud" Ussery Peter David "Bud" Ussery was born Feb 28, 1856 in Dallas Co., MO Cross Timbers, Hickory MO to Sylvester Ussery and Catherine Killion. He died Nov 30, 1942 in Cross Timbers , Hickory Co., MO. On October 27, 1878 in Hickory County he married Jeanette E. "Julia E" Benson who was born July 24, 1864 and died May 7, 1887 in Hickory Co, MO. She is buried in the Fairview Cemetery
On August 6, 1888 Peter David married a second time to Catherine Hoehn. She was born Feb 14, 1873 in Honey Township, Henry Co., MO and died Aug 4, 1966 in Hickory Co, MO. She is buried in the Cross Timbers Cemetery
The following is Catherine's obituary which was printed in the Springfield Leader and Press:
Catherine Hoehn Ussery was born Feb. 14, 1873 to William Joseph and Lena Hoehn and departed this life at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Icie Hart, at Preston, MO, Aug 4, 1966
She was converted at a "brush arbor" meeting near her farm home east of Preston, MO. in the summer of 1919. She later placed her membership with the Baptist Church to which she remained faithful and devoted until she departed this life at the age of 93 years 6 months and 21 days.
She was united in marriage to Peter David Ussery in Aug 1888. They spent their entire married life of 54 years in the Preston and Cross Timbers communitees. To this union nine children were born: six sons and three daughters.
She was preceded in death by Obie,who died at the age of three years, and by her husband, David, whose passing was Nov. 30, 1942.She is survived by five sons, Willie and George of Cross Timbers, MO; Streeter and Sylvester of Marshall, Mo.; and Homer Ussery of Glendale, CAlif.; three daughters, Mrs. Icie Hart, Preston, MO,; Mrs. Leona Nolte of Blackburn, MO and Mrs. Lena Morrison of Longview, WA; and one step-daughter Mrs. Edna Pendleton of Orrick, MO; 32 grandchildren; 94 great-grandchildren and several grt-grt grandchildren; two brothers, Asa and John Hoehn of Dodge City, KS and a host of relatives and friends.
Peter David and Jeanette E. "Julia E" Benson had one known daughter:
Edna Arminda Ussery b: Mar 2, 1878 in Cross Timbers, MO d: May 17, 1974 in Ray Co., Orrick, MO South Point Cemetery mar. Calvin Ruby Pendleton b: Nov 15, 1872 in Hickory Co., MO d: Dec 25, 1969 in Ray Co., MO South Point Cemetery m: Oct 4, 1902 in Independence, MO
Children of of Peter David "Bud" Ussery and Catherine Hoehn:
Joseph William "Willie" Ussery John J. Streeter Ussery b: Sep 15, 1890 in Benton Co, MO d: Oct 5, 1976 in Marshall, MO Sunset Memorial Gardens mar. Maude May Roark b: May 3, 1889 in Andrew Co., MO d: Jun 26, 1964 in Marysville, MO Laurel Oaks Cem Henry Co., MO m: Oct 11, 1908 in Hickory Co, MO *2nd Wife of John J. Streeter Ussery: Lula Gibson Powers b: Jul 28, 1899 m: 1939 in Marshall, MO Icie Bell Ussery b: Aug 30, 1892 in Hickory Co., MO d: Nov 11, 1987 in Hickory Co, MO Fisher Cemetery North of Preston mar. Marion "Nedom" Garner b: Jul 4, 1913 in Hickory Co, MO d: Jul 4, 1913 in Hickory Co., MO m: Oct 19, 1906 in Hickory Co, MO 2nd Husband of Icie Bell Ussery: Jesse Albert Jackson b: Jan 26, 1876 in Preston, MO d: May 10, 1935 in Preston, MO Hickory Co, MO Fisher Cemetery m: Oct 18, 1914 in Hickory Co., MO 3rd Husband of Icie Bell Ussery: Charlie Hart d: Dec 15, 1982 in Preston, MO m: Aug 10, 1940 in Hickory Co., MO Obie Ussery b: 1894 in Hickory Co., MO d: Jun 17, 1897 in Cross Timbers, Hickory Co., MO Leona "Lona" Ussery b: Jun 17, 1897 in Preston, MO mar. Nolte George Washington Ussery b: Feb 3, 1901 in Preston, MO d: Oct 9, 1968 mar. Hattie Philbert 2nd Wife of George Washington Ussery: mar. Grace Admore b: 1903 in Cross Timbers, MO m: Aug 1960 Lena Catherine Ussery b: Feb 20, 1903 in Preston, MO mar. Jack Morrison 2nd Husband of Lena Catherine Ussery: Richard Hickman Sylvester Ussery b: Oct 4, 1904 in Cross Timbers, Hickory Co., MO mar. Lucy Frances Teague b: Oct 15, 1907 m: Nov 30, 1923 in Hickory Co, MO [Note: Usry Bul. 86, pg 8 states that parents of Sylvester were P.D. Ussery and Rachel Bresears] Homer Ussery b: Apr 17, 1914 in Preston, MO d: 1985 in Las Vegas, Nevada Joseph William "Willie" Ussery and Myrtle Ellen Teague Joseph W. Ussery was the son of Peter David "Bud" Ussery . He was born Jul 12, 1889 in Cross Timbers, Hickory, MO and died Dec 22, 1969 in Preston, MO. He married Myrtle Ellen Teague who was born Jan 31, 1890 and died May 13, 1966 in Preston, MO. They married on Oct 25, 1908 in Hickory Co., MO
. They had the following children:
Emma Ussery Alta Ussery Pearl Ussery Lena Ussery Olene Ussery* b: 12 Feb 1921 Claude Ussery Earnest Ussery *Anyone related to this family please contact Laynee Kincaid email@example.com