My Grandmother[Great] was Lucy Upton Her brothers name was Fred Upton and they, lived in Neosho Missouri. He was bornjuly 23, 1883 in missori, and I believe he died there. I got a Upton CD from Pat HIll and I haven't had time to look at it yet, there may be some information in that for you. I believe My Freds name could have been Fred Gainford. Could be some relation somewhere. Hope this is some help.