Monday, January 31, 2011

SHORT, John; John Israel; William; Susie...

The book The Genesis of Missouri: From Wilderness Outpost to Statehood is an excellent source to understand the foundations of Missouri.

Short, John b1770 Stokes County, North Carolina

Short, John, Jr. s/o John Short, married Sarah Sally Earney, 15 January 1827, in Lincoln County, North Carolina
DOB: 12 October 1804, Lincoln County, North Carolina
DOD: 10 February 1880 in Missouri
Resting place: Short homestead on Dry Creek, near Cherryville, Missouri
Spouse:  Short, Sarah Sally, nee Earney
DOB: 13 March 1813, Lincoln County, NC,
DOD: 15 February 1880
Interment: Short homestead on Dry Creek, near Cherryville, Missouri
Sarah and John are forerunners of the Shorts in Crawford and Dent Counties, Missouri
Children:  Elam Sidney, b1828, Elizabeth Rosene, b1832, Emily Melvina, b1835, Lydia Ollie, E., b1838, all born in North Carolina; children born in Missouri, John Israel, b1843, m21 April 1864 to Dorcas Tabitha Brown, James M., b1845, Jacob, b1849 Francis M., b1851, Sarah Telitha, b1853, Mary Polly, b1857, Martha F., b1862  

Short, John Israel s/o John Short, Jr. and Sarah Sally nee Earney. John Israel Short married Dorcas Tabitha Brown on 21 April 1864.
DOB: 7 March 1843 in Crawford County, MO
DOD; 17 July 1916
Interment: Short Homestead, Cherryville, MO, Crawford County
Military: 4 years in the Union Army during the Civil War
Spouse:  Short, Dorcas Tabitha nee Brown d/o William and Susan Brown nee Walker.
DOB:  5 July 1843, Crawford County, Missouri
DOD:  11 February 1890
Resting place: Short Homestead
Children:  Mary E., William M., married (1) Julia Sims 19 April 1886 and (2) Frances Marion Adams d/o Monroe and Rebecca Brown nee Fennison on 3 March 1890, James A., Emmet A., John Thomas, Nettie A., all born in Crawford County, Missouri, Eugene Everett, Richard F., born in Dent County, Missouri.

Short, William A.  s/o John Israel Short and Dorcas Tabitha Brown, married Francis Marion Adams on 10 November 1889.
DOB:  22 November 1867 in Crawford County, Missouri
DOD: 12 March 1932; Boss Cemetery, Boss, Missouri
Occupation: Farmer
Spouse:  Francis Marion Adams, d/o Monroe "Roe" Adams and Rebecca A. Fennison
DOB:  17 April 1868
DOD: 4 August 1951 in Boss Missouri at her daughter's home, Bertha Cover.
Resting place: Boss Cemetery, Boss, Missouri
16 Children: Elmer, Bertha md. Frank Cover;  Laura 1) Farmer 2) Kindle;  Myrtle 1) Farmer 2) Hancock; Pearly md. Dallas Hutson; Lola md. Lee Hutson; Susie Francis md. Noah David Hedrick; Thomas; Elvie C.; Howard; James, 5 children Winnie; Jesse; and 3 infants.

Short, Susie Francis married Noah David Hedrick 31 August 1917 near Boss, Missouri.
DOB: 17 February 1899 near Boss, Missouri
DOD: November 19, 1983 in Salem, Missouri
Children: Roy Lavern Hedrick d. 18 years old due to complications secondary to Appendicitis, Delmar Ray Hedrick d. age 2 years of Diphtheria, Joycee Maxine Brooks 1) married Joseph Clarence Brooks, 2) Bruce Brooks, Velva Jean Smith married Glenn Garrett Smith.

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