HURLEY EARLY HISTORY

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HURLEY EARLY HISTORY

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WILLIAM HARGROVE
William Hargrove was born in TN in July 1833. He and his wife Lucinda Thompson and family moved to a farm near Union City in the early 1870s. Lucinda already had brothers and other family members in Christian County by then. Mr. Hargrove died in…

WESLEY MCCULLAH
Wesley McCullah(b 1821) was the son of Alexander McCullah (1793-1856) and Lucy Robertson of TN. All came to the Ozarks of what is now Stone County in 1849. Lucy died shortly after her arrival, so that Alexander settled his purchased property in the…

WILLIAM COX AND WIFE MARY PARSONS
William Cox was the son of John Cox and Frances Birchfield who came to Mo from Pa. William (shown) grew up in Stone County. He fought on the Union side in the Civil War. His 2nd wife Mary Parsons is shown. When she died in 1886 he wed a Mrs.…

EMMITT CLOUD
Emmitt is the son of William Cloud who in turn was the son of Calvin Cloud who farmed near the McCall Bridge, on the James River. In 1862 Calvin Cloud was murdered by Alf Bolin.

JOHN CLOUD
John Cloud (shown) was a son of Calvin Cloud who was killed by Alf Bolin in 1862. John's years were 1843-1925. Like his father, John served on the Union side in the Civil War. A farmer for most of his life he moved to this house at Hurley. In his…

INMAN ARCH 1904
On August 14, 1904 a group of young people from Nixa rode in wagons from Nixa southwest to the already famous Inman's Arch. There they had a number of photos taken by a professional photographer working for the Frisco Railroad. These photos were…

BILL LANGLEY
Granville Langley (1847-1937) and his wife Deborah Eaton were living near future Hurley when son Bill Langley was born (b 1875). These Langleys were among the earliest settlers of future Hurley. Granville's dad was James Langley who left his family…

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