ELMORE, Newton P.: Newton was born in Warsaw, Gallatin County, KY on January 4, 1859, the son of Oliver and Sallie M. Payne Elmore, both natives of Kentucky. Oliver and Sallie moved to Pettis County in 1872. They were the parents of: Newton P.; Bettie who married A. K. Haggard; J. E.; Emma who married James H. McCurdy; Frank B; Oliver; Susie who married O.D. Jenkins and Sallie who married Dr. J. E. Mitchel. Newton Elmore married Miss Mary B. Spears on May 15, 1894. She was the daughter of Dr. H. C. Spears. Newton and Mary had one son, Newton S. who married Mary Allen, daughter of Dr. Clay Allen. Mrs. Mary B. Elmore died January 12, 1918.

Source: McGruder, Mark A. History of Pettis County, Missouri (Topeka: Historical Publishing Company, 1919)
Submitter: Robin Helman