LINDEN OR KENTON EARLY HISTORY

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LINDEN OR KENTON EARLY HISTORY

Items in the LINDEN OR KENTON EARLY HISTORY Collection

TOM HORNBEAK AND FAMILY
Tom Hornbeak (1851-1920) was a son of James F. Hornbeak; who married Ozarks native Matilda Farmer (1856-1944). Matilda's parents were Amon O. Farmer (1821-1901) and Ina Pike (1819-1908) of the Linden-Sparta area. Tom moved to Rogersville before 1900…

WILLIAM MCDANIEL AND WIFE MATILDA SHIPMAN
Samuel McDaniel drove a team of oxen into southwest Missouri from Perry County, TN. with his young wife Elizabeth Walker and their oldest children. One of those children was William McDaniel (B 1837) seen with his wife Matilda Jane Shipman and 1 of…

LINDEN MISSOURI MILL AND DAM ON FINLEY CREEK AROUND 1900
This photo of the Linden Mill and dam on Finley Creek northeast of Ozark dates from around 1900, perhaps just before Alonzo Hawkins acquired the property and ran the mill with 2 of his sons help. "Lon" Hawkins first worked here as a miller, having…

JURRITA WATTS ROGERS
Jurrita Watts married Doctor Robert Rogers who practiced medicine in the Linden District until his 1872 death.

JOHN WESLEY FREEMAN
John Wesley Freeman of Finley Creek above Linden. His years were 1844-1923. His wife was Amanda Shemwell. He came to the Ozarks from KY, living in northeast Christian County for many years.

JOHN ROBERT ROLLER AND FAMILY
John Robert Roller (1867-1939) was a son of pioneer Elijah Roller and Elijah's first wife Hannah Warden. In this 1890's photo John is shown with wife Louise Gray (far left) and children: Sylvester Roller, Carrie Roller, Hershel Roller, Stella…

JAMES F. HORNBEAK CABIN
The James F Hornbeak family moved to future Linden in 1841. They lived in this cabin. In this 1915 era photo one can tell that the original cabin is on the right side of the structure with an addition on the left. This would have been the cabin in…

ELIZABETH JANE MACKEY GARRISON
Elizabeth Jane Mackey was only 14 years old when she married John Jesse Garrison (1859-1938). They lived in the Linden-McCracken area. But she died young, passing away in the 1880s. They did have a daughter together by the name of Martha Garrison…

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