1844 -- Mathew CHILDERS moved from Morgan Co, Illinois to Missouri in 1840, settling first in Livingston County (Source: 1840 Federal Census), then moving to Gentry County in 1844 (Source: History of Gentry and Worth Counties, 1882). He and his wife Maria Hart had 10 known children:

  • William Patterson, b. 1837, Jacksonville, Morgan Co, IL; m. Sarah Elizabeth Fitzhugh
  • Martha Ann, b. 1841, MO; m. Jerry Davis
  • James Hiram, b. 1843, Grundy Co, MO; m. (1) Laura Gore, (2) Anna Barbarie, (3) Matilda Harris
  • Emaline, b. 1845, MO; m. Jacob Van Hoosier
  • Francis M., b. 1847, MO; m. Martha Fitzhugh
  • Matthew Lilburn, b. 1850, Gentry Co, MO; m.Cora Jane Hill
  • Mary, b. 1853, MO; m. Joe Flax
  • Rachel, b. 1855, MO; m. (1)Tom Gore, (2) ?? Webb
  • Robert Moses, b. 1857, Gentry Co, MO; m. (1) Mary Jane Colvin, (2) Cynthia Ann Chenoweth
  • Eliza, b. 1859, MO; m. Andrew Cash.

Allan Childers