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John S Featherston

Male 1862 - 1879  (16 years)


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  • Name John S Featherston  [1
    Born 19 May 1862  Bolivar, Polk County, Missouri, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 53106 
    Died 03 Mar 1879  Howard County, Missouri, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1


    • Shot and killed 3 Mar 1879, aged abt 17 Years, near Wayland's Mill, 5miles from Roanoke in northern Howard County by a negro boy who wascaptured and hung. Moberly Daily Monitor, 6 Mar 1879.
    Buried Aft 03 Mar 1879  Creson Cemetery, Armstrong, Howard County, Missouri, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Also I ran across a picture of John Pís sonís tombstone. This is thementioned in Maryís Bible page. Probably about 5 years or more ago acousin, Don Robb in Moberly knew the people who owned the farm that theold cemetery called Creson Cemetery is on, he called and they gave uspermission to go to it. It is east of Armstrong Missouri and not veryfar from the Craig farm where I (Char Houseman)was born. Fronie and herson Thomas were buried there but their stones were long gone. It wasfenced in with a very tall fence, in the middle of a field, we had toclimb a fence to get into the field. Apparently they had had troublewith kids tearing stones down , etc. ( I also found the stone for my ggrandfather John Robb there.) This son died in 1862 , would have beenwhile John P was in the Civil War. What was it with the Featherstonísand all the initials. Also note they spelled the last name Feathersonon the tombstone. Char Houseman
    Person ID I53106  Featherstone Main
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2015 

    Father John Pressgrove Featherston,   b. Abt 1836, Bedford County, Tennessee, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 11 Sep 1863, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Mother Mary Syphronia Campbell,   b. Apr 1831, Prices Mill, Simpson County, Kentucky, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1914, Prairie, Howard County, Missouri, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Married 27 Jul 1856  Polk County, Missouri, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Family ID F15917  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Gravestone
    Also I ran across a picture of John Pís sonís tombstone. This is thementioned in Maryís Bible page. Probably about 5 years or more ago acousin, Don Robb in Moberly knew the people who owned the farm that theold cemetery called Creson Cemetery is on, he called and they gave uspermission to go to it. It is east of Armstrong Missouri and not veryfar from the Craig farm where I (Char Houseman)was born. Fronie and herson Thomas were buried there but their stones were long gone. It wasfenced in with a very tall fence, in the middle of a field, we had toclimb a fence to get into the field. Apparently they had had troublewith kids tearing stones down , etc. ( I also found the stone for my ggrandfather John Robb there.) This son died in 1862 , would have beenwhile John P was in the Civil War. What was it with the Featherstonísand all the initials. Also note they spelled the last name Feathersonon the tombstone. Char Houseman
    ; Cemetery notes and/or description: This private family cemetery is onthe old Cain-Robertson homestead. This is on private land. Off HighwayU, some 4-5 miles SE of Armstrong, MO. Family tradition has at least 40burials in the cemetery. There were not many headstones left visible in2007 when these pictures were taken. There may be any number of markersburied by natural means over time.

    Headstones
    Gravestone
    Gravestone
    Also I ran across a picture of John Pís sonís tombstone. This is thementioned in Maryís Bible page. Probably about 5 years or more ago acousin, Don Robb in Moberly knew the people who owned the farm that theold cemetery called Creson Cemetery is on, he called and they gave uspermission to go to it. It is east of Armstrong Missouri and not veryfar from the Craig farm where I (Char Houseman)was born. Fronie and herson Thomas were buried there but their stones were long gone. It wasfenced in with a very tall fence, in the middle of a field, we had toclimb a fence to get into the field. Apparently they had had troublewith kids tearing stones down , etc. ( I also found the stone for my ggrandfather John Robb there.) This son died in 1862 , would have beenwhile John P was in the Civil War. What was it with the Featherstonísand all the initials. Also note they spelled the last name Feathersonon the tombstone. Char Houseman
    ; Cemetery notes and/or description: This private family cemetery is onthe old Cain-Robertson homestead. This is on private land. Off HighwayU, some 4-5 miles SE of Armstrong, MO. Family tradition has at least 40burials in the cemetery. There were not many headstones left visible in2007 when these pictures were taken. There may be any number of markersburied by natural means over time.
    Gravestone
    Gravestone
    Also I ran across a picture of John Pís sonís tombstone. This is thementioned in Maryís Bible page. Probably about 5 years or more ago acousin, Don Robb in Moberly knew the people who owned the farm that theold cemetery called Creson Cemetery is on, he called and they gave uspermission to go to it. It is east of Armstrong Missouri and not veryfar from the Craig farm where I (Char Houseman)was born. Fronie and herson Thomas were buried there but their stones were long gone. It wasfenced in with a very tall fence, in the middle of a field, we had toclimb a fence to get into the field. Apparently they had had troublewith kids tearing stones down , etc. ( I also found the stone for my ggrandfather John Robb there.) This son died in 1862 , would have beenwhile John P was in the Civil War. What was it with the Featherstonísand all the initials. Also note they spelled the last name Feathersonon the tombstone. Char Houseman
    ; Cemetery notes and/or description: This private family cemetery is onthe old Cain-Robertson homestead. This is on private land. Off HighwayU, some 4-5 miles SE of Armstrong, MO. Family tradition has at least 40burials in the cemetery. There were not many headstones left visible in2007 when these pictures were taken. There may be any number of markersburied by natural means over time.
    Gravestone
    Gravestone
    Also I ran across a picture of John Pís sonís tombstone. This is thementioned in Maryís Bible page. Probably about 5 years or more ago acousin, Don Robb in Moberly knew the people who owned the farm that theold cemetery called Creson Cemetery is on, he called and they gave uspermission to go to it. It is east of Armstrong Missouri and not veryfar from the Craig farm where I (Char Houseman)was born. Fronie and herson Thomas were buried there but their stones were long gone. It wasfenced in with a very tall fence, in the middle of a field, we had toclimb a fence to get into the field. Apparently they had had troublewith kids tearing stones down , etc. ( I also found the stone for my ggrandfather John Robb there.) This son died in 1862 , would have beenwhile John P was in the Civil War. What was it with the Featherstonísand all the initials. Also note they spelled the last name Feathersonon the tombstone. Char Houseman
    ; Cemetery notes and/or description: This private family cemetery is onthe old Cain-Robertson homestead. This is on private land. Off HighwayU, some 4-5 miles SE of Armstrong, MO. Family tradition has at least 40burials in the cemetery. There were not many headstones left visible in2007 when these pictures were taken. There may be any number of markersburied by natural means over time.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1765] Featherstone Society Member Elaine Boston, E. Elaine Boston, (2014).

    2. [S1772] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002 (Reliability: 0).
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