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Levi Chowning

Levi Chowning

Posted: 7 Apr 1999 6:56AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 29 Oct 2005 11:01PM GMT
Surnames: Chowning, Ditmar, Jarman, Leasman, Piercy, Stommer, Wooderson
looing for info on levi chowning who married sarah a. both are buried in lathrop mo. cemetery they had seven children robert,susan ann,willis,james henry,david n.,frank,albert. robert married ella no last name.susan ann married g.l.piercy,willie married carrie wooderson,james henry married fannie ditmar,than remarried pauline jarmam,david married mollie stommer,frank married hattie leasman,albert no info. i do have some more info. I hope someone can help. Thank you. jim c. mayfield edgerton,ks.

Chowning

Barbara Ann Lee Toomer (View posts)
Posted: 25 Apr 1999 9:36PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 29 Oct 2005 11:01PM GMT
Surnames: Chowning
We are looking for information on Benjamin Gray Chowning born in trimble Kentucky, born in 1837. died sept 14, 1918 Butler, Bates, Missouri. we would like to keep in tocuh. thank you
Posted: 8 Jun 1999 10:49AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 29 Oct 2005 11:00PM GMT
Surnames: Chowning
don't have anything on your chowning but willkeep looking,do you have anything on a martin levi chowning or donald ray chowning b.4/19/1840 in greenridge tenn.my mother is edith chowning her father was james henry chowning is father was martin levi chowning i do have more on this line from james henry he was married three time had 24 kids. hope this can help.

chowning name

rosa chowning hazeslip (View posts)
Posted: 17 Jun 1999 6:26PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 29 Oct 2005 11:00PM GMT
Surnames: Chowning
Don't know if this will help but my father was George O. Chowning of Richmond ( Ray County) Mo. He had a twin sister named Elsie. More sisters named Sally, Cecile,Fannie and a brother named Martin L. He also had several half siblings.
Posted: 18 Jun 1999 9:08AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 29 Oct 2005 11:00PM GMT
Surnames: Chowning, Clark Ditmar, Eaton, Elder, Gould, Hamric, Huffman, Jarman, Mayfield, Murray
was fannie mother Cecil chowning my mother is edith chowning b.6/10/1932 she still living in richmond mo. her father was james henry chowning he was married two or three times one wife was fannie ditmar another wife was pauline jarman my grandmother there children are wilbur chowning married dorothy a. mayfield,stella may chowning married august eaton, remarried a bob or bill huffman,dorothy married a man name gould,edith frist hubusd common law charles mayfield my mom & dad,she married hurbert murray,sylvia chowning married william r. hamic,edna chowning married ray elder,bobby chowning married donia lee clark. hope this can help you, if you have any info.i would like to see it, i do have somemore. jim c. mayfield edgerton,ks

Levi Chowning

Posted: 17 Aug 2000 12:36PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 23 Oct 2005 4:53PM GMT
Surnames: Chowning, Wooderson


My ggrandfather’s name was Levi Chowning, b. KY 1830; d. Lathrop MO, 1903. My grandfather,Willis, was born in MO in 1862 and died in Los Angeles CA in 1937.
Willis had 2 children: Dean Wooderson, b. MO 1892; d. L.A. CA 1941 and Joseph Kay, b. MO 1894, d. Hanford CA 1951.
I’m looking for information on Levi’s father, Robert B. Chowning. As far as I know he was born in VA between 1795 and 1810. Robert had 5 children:Cerrine, b.abt 1828, Levi b.6/22/1830, Medwell b. abt 1832, Maria b. abt 1834 , and William Herman b. abt 1837. I think that Robert’s father was Charles Chowning, b.VA abt 1732, d.KY abt 1832, but I have no back up on this connection.
If you have any info on Robert or Charles Chowning I would sure appreciate it if you would let me know. I have other info on different Chownings in MO and KY.

Dean Chowning

Levi Chowning

Posted: 10 Oct 2000 7:31AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 23 Oct 2005 4:48PM GMT
Surnames: Chowning, Jarmon
Willis, brother James herny Chowning b.6/17/1864 d.11/3/1945 was my grandfather from his second wife Pauline E. Jarman, Edith Chowning is my mother she live in Richmond, Mo. What can you tell me about your side of the Family.

levi family

Posted: 19 Oct 2000 3:34PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 23 Oct 2005 4:47PM GMT
Surnames: Chowning, Wooderson
Jim: My gfather was Willis Chowning, married to Carrie Wooderson in Clinton Co. MO in 1890.
Willis had 2 sons: Dean Wooderson - my father - (1892-1941) and Joseph Kay (1894-1952). They moved to Oklahoma City in the late 1890's and then to Los Angeles abot 1914. I have info on another brother, Franklin, who also lived in OK. His grandson Eldon still lives there.
Do you have any information on Levi's father Robert Chowning or Levi's wifes madien name ? I believe that Levi's father was born in VA and moved to the area around Lexington KY in the 1820s.
Let me hear from you and we can exchange more info.

Levi Chowning

Posted: 20 Oct 2000 7:01AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 23 Oct 2005 4:47PM GMT
Surnames: Chowning, Dunlap
Here's what i have on Levi b.6/22/1830 Jessamine County, Ky. d.8/11/1903 in Lathop, Mo.Wife Sarah Dunlap b.5/17/1840 d.8/17/1903 in Lathop, Mo. All I have on Robert B. Chowning is was born in Va. 1795. children Cerene b.1828, Scott County,Ky., Medwell b.1832 Scott County, Ky.,Maria b.1834 Scott Co. Ky., Herman b.1837 Scott Co. Ky. Have to go get back to you later.

Re: Chowning

Posted: 8 Oct 2002 3:40PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 23 Oct 2005 4:05PM GMT
Surnames: Chowning, Connells, Hogan, Weathers
Reply to Barbara Ann Lee Toomer

Benjamin Chowning was my maternal grandmother's father. His parents were James Chowning and Elizabeth Connell.

He married Elizabeth Weathers Quinn Sept. 27, 1859. She was very young (15?) and he was disinherited from a Ky. farm across the Ohio River from Cincinatti. He tried to farm in Indiana and MO and I believe not too successfully. I know that he had many children, but do not have all of them listed. Nell and Lena were the ones that I met and knew when I wasyoung.
I heard of Grace and Paul. My grandmother was Lelia Mabel Chowning whose mother died when she was 7 or 8 and she was left with relatives in Indiana to live, be there "helper", etc. She attended school through the 8th gradeat Edwardsville, IN (now a part of Georgetown PO) and she did visit Kansas City and her older sister Nell and worked there (a short time) in meatpacking. Then returned to Indiana and married Homer Davis Hogan, who was a postman on the railroad mail cars. He was killed in a train crash on Christmas day, 1904. My mother was 13 mo. old. Mabel sewed military uniforms to make a living and did well enough to own her home. Travel to and from her sisters was by the Southern railroad which ran Louisville to Kansas City. My grandmother would not let her father come and live off her when he was old (according to my Mother) as she felt that he had abandoned her as a child.
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