Emily Wells Howell and her eight children moved from White Co IL to Ripley Co MO about 1871, apparently leaving her husband, who died in White Co in 1881.
Daughters married as follows:
Mary Catherine to unknown Emery (prob William) in Illinois. Son William Emery married Hattie Jackson; daughter Rosetta married Benjamin Patterson (? cousin).
Sarah Jane Howell married George Cornelius Burnley
Hester Ann Howell married John Devenport (may have died bef 1880).
Calvin Amos Howell m Mary Jane Pickett
Melvina Augusta married James William Patterson
Susan Elizabeth married W ATAR, Ator, Afar ?
Winny Adaline married B.Franklin Patterson
Emily Matilda married Jacob Plain
Mrs Emily Howell remarried to H Plymire (?) in 1895
Grateful to hear from anyone with information about any of these families. Or anyone who can provide a source for information on history of Ripley Co ... trying to determine how they came to remove to the area.