CASH FAMILY HISTORY
St. Francois County, Missouri

 


 

 

JOSH JAMES CASH
b:  2 May 1894 near Bonne Terre, St. Francois County, Missouri
d:  7 Sept. 1961  Coronary Occlusion - Cerebral Hemmorage - 203 Houser St., Flat River, St.FranCoMo.
m:  25 April 1918 to Goldie DeMier of Bonne Terre
Occupation:   was a miner & worked for St. Joe Lead
Military:  Veteran of WWI - served in England & France

Children of Goldie DeMier & Josh Cash:

Charlotte - 1920 - 1996 - born in Bonne Terre, St. Francois Co., Mo. - buried Adams Cem.- married to: Theodore Welker - Children:  Theodore James Welker (of Sullivan, Mo.) wife Betty;   Cecil Welker (Farmington) wife Alma;  Barbara (married a Reese) (Park Hills formerly Flat River) - b: 29 Sept. 1937 - d: 2 July 2007 - Children: Sam & wf. Melody;  Larry Gale (premature birth 16 Sept. 1947 - disposed of by family) - twin;  Jerry Dale, (premature birth 16 Sept. 1947 - disposed of by family) - twin.  Charlotte's grandchildren are:  Sam Reese, Dan & Terry Welker, Tammy Goforth, Mary Fortner, Kim Welker.

Cecil James - born 1922 near Bonne Terre, St. Francois County, Missouri - married Pearl Martin 11 June 1943 in El Paso, Texas - U.S. Army WWII brutally murdered by Nazis 17 Dec.1944 - buried Adams Cem., St. FranCoMo. -  - For the complete true & tragic military biography of T/4 Sgt. Cecil J. Cash please go to:  CARNAGE AT THE CROSSROADS

Vernon Leroy - died prior to February 1945

Jack Lawrence - 1926 - 2003 - born Picher, Oklahoma - served in Korean War - buried Knights of Pythias Cem. in Farmington, Mo.  Daughter:  Brenda Lashley (Fredericktown)

 

ALBERT CASH
b:  27 Jan 1852  Mo.-
d:  23 Oct 1917 (cerebral hemorage apopelexy) buried Adams Cemetery, BonneTerre
m: Eliza Roan or Rowan  b: 1860 Mo. d: before 1913

NOTE:  1880 census shows Riley Doggett living with Eliza & Albert Cash.  States that Riley is bro-in-law to Albert.  Riley was a half-brother to Eliza Roan.  Death certificate for William Riley Doggett gives his parents as William Doggett & Mary Cash.  Informant was Marvin Rohan of Silver Mines, Mo.  Riley's b-date is 1868 & d-date 1941.  d-place: St. Mary's Hosp., Ironton, Iron Co., Mo. - cause of death: hit by car - buried: Roselle, Mo.  Eliza Roan was the daughter of Nancy Cash & John L. Rohan.  John Rohan was killed 10 July 1862 by soldiers during the Civil War. In 1868 Nancy Cash Rohan married William Doggett.
 

John Reuben - b:  24 Sept 1878 - m: Betty Jane Owens 6 August 1902 - d: 2 March 1942 at age 63 yrs. 6 mo. 6 days burried: St. Francois Memorial Park

Fred Albert - b: 20 July 1885  d: 15 July 1948 Myocarditis   buried: St. Francois m??? BonneTerre   m: Edith Bell or Beel of Flat River

Bertha Elizabeth - b:  3 Oct. 1887 St. Francois Co., Mo. - d:  Bonne Terre 19 July 1945 - m:  1) Edward Manness  2) Marion Wilfong

Stella - b:  11 Jan 1890 BonneTerre  d: 19 April 1928 Cerebral Apopelexy, St. Louis Baptist, St. Louis, Mo. buried: BonneTerre, Mo. - m:  Gus Lambert - St. Louis

Loss Haile  - b: 5 April ?1890? - d:  27 Sept. 1963 of East Bonne Terre  & Elvins -  m: Annie Moon - buried: Adams Cemetery, BonneTerre

Della Florence - b: 26 Jan 1892 East BonneTerre  d: 25 Oct. 1956  Carcinoma buried: Workman Cemetery, Desloge - m: Darrel - Bell - Bonne Terre

JOSH JAMES - 2 May 1894 near Bonne Terre, St. Francois County, Missouri - 7 Sept. 1961 203 Houser St., Flat River, St.FranCoMo.

Bessie Mae - 1896 - 1972 - buried Adams Cemetery, BonneTerre

George - of Wortham

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REUBEN CASH - NOTE:  The Reuben Cash family of St. Francois County, Missouri is related to the William Cash family of Washington County, Missouri.
b: 1825  Kentucky
d:  1881 Missouri
m:  28 Nov. 1847 to Elizabeth Harris Adams  Murphy of St. Francois Co., Mo. - b: 20 Feb. 1825 Ky. - d: 10 Nov. 1905 - Elizabeth was the daughter of Lodicia "Dica" Harris who married Isaac Adams.

John Cashes obit states that his parents Elizabeth Adams & Reuben Cash were the first to settle in the Big River community having come from near Lexington, Ky. to Ste. Genevieve, Mo.on a raft then walked from Ste. Genevieve to Big River.  They first settled on a piece of land not far distant from their later home which still stands (1917) & in which John Cash lived from the time he was nine years old until his death at age 77.  This house is visible from Hwy 61 (in 1917) - two of his sons built their homes on the same farm.  NOTE:  There are some gliches in this info as Reuben & Elizabeth married in St. Francois Co. & she had been married before Reuben Cash to James Murphy.

1st husband of Elizabeth was James Murphy born 1823 Farmington, Mo., - James marriage to Elizabeth recorded 17 June 1843 - d: 1846/47 - James Murphy is descended from the Murphy family who were early settlers in St. Francois County, 1798, & the founding family of Farmington (aka The Murphy Settlement) - the county seat of St. Francois County.

Children of Elizabeth & James Murphy:

Polly Jane Murphy:  b: 1844

James Murphy:  b: 1846 - d:  1900  m:  Louisa Adelfa Thurman   

 

Children of Elizabeth & Reuben Cash:

Sarah - 1849  Mo.

Elizabeth - b:  1850 Mo.

ALBERT - 27 Jan 1852  Mo.- d: 23 Oct 1917  (cerebral hemorage apopelexy) buried Adams Cemetery, BonneTerre

John - b: 10 Nov. 1858 Mo. - 17 April 1936 at his home on north Big River - buried: Adams Cemetery, BonneTerre - m: Ida Ann Boen 6 April 1898 They had seven children: 3 boys & 4 girls - Obituary states that John was one of the community's oldest & most highly respected citizens ( http://mackleygenealogy.com/~mackley/Obit_Display.php?pid=CA_000557.jpg  )  The obit also states that John's parents, Elizabeth Adams & Reuben Cash were the first to settle in the Big River community having come from near Lexington, Ky. to Ste. Genevieve, Mo.on a raft then walked from Ste. Genevieve to Big River.  They first settled on a piece of land not far distant from their later home which still stands (1917) & in which John Cash lived from the time he was nine years old until his death at age 77.  This house is visible from Hwy 61 (in 1917) - two of his sons built their homes on the same farm.  NOTE:  There are some gliches in this info as Reuben & Elizabeth married in St. Francois Co. & she had been married before Reuben Cash to James Murphy.

Thomas - b: 1860

William - 1863

Edward - 1867

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash Lane - connects Hwy. 67 with
west service road at Berry Road north of Bonne Terre

 

 

 

ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY MISSOURI LAND PATENTS:

NamesSorted Ascending Date Doc # State Meridian Twp - Rng Aliquots Sec. # County

View Patent Image

MO1100__.292

PatenteeCASH, REUBEN

5/2/1859

27701

MO

5th PM

038N - 004E

NNW

25

St. Francois

   

038N - 004E

ESW

24

St. Francois

This property containing 160 acres is in Big River Township in the northwest corner of St. Francois County near St. Francois State Park.  See map below with the Reuben Cash property highlighted in orange.

 

Isaac Adams Land Patents - this property is near Reuben Cash's land: Adams property is highlighted in green.

Image Accession NamesSorted Ascending Date Doc # State Meridian Twp - Rng Aliquots Sec. # County
View Patent Image MO1090__.459 PatenteeADAMS, ISAAC 1/13/1858 27574 MO 5th PM 038N - 004E WSW 25 St. Francois
    038N - 004E NESW 25 St. Francois
    038N - 004E SESE 26 St. Francois

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MISCELLANEOUS CASH INFO:

J. B. Cash - Baptist Minister St.FranCoMo & IronCoMo 1920's

Jesse B. Cash - Baptist Minister St.FranCoMo & IronCoMo 1920's

Jesse B. Cash 26 Sept 1867 Trenton, Mo. parents:  Martha Hartmann & C.H. Cash d: 16 June 1950 GrundyCoMo Occupation:  Retired Baptist Minister Wife: Anna

 

MISSOURI CENSUS:

ALLEN C. CASH
b: 1819-1823
d:  Iron Co., Mo.
m:  Cassandra
parents: Reuben Cash & Elizabeth Buffington
From: Ancestry.com
Possibly brother to Reuben Cash b: 1825

 

 

1830 Census - Washington County, Mo. - none

1840 Census - Washington County, Mo. - William Cash

1850 Census - Washington County, Mo. - William Cash - b: 1810 Tenn. - wife Mary, children:  Elizabeth b: 1830 Illinois, James b: 1833 Mo., female, Emmaline, Minerva, Martha, John, Isham (Isham is listed in 1890 Civil War Census for Washington Co., Mo.)

 

1830 Census - St. Francois County, Mo. - none

1840 Census - St. Francois County, Mo. - none

1850 Census  - St. Francois County, Mo.


Reubin age 25 b: Ky.,  Elizabeth 26 Ky., Sarah age 1 Mo., Elizabeth 1/12 Mo., Polly Jane Murphy & James Murphy.

Reuben Cash living two houses from one of my ancestors David Cooksey from Kentucky (my gr. gr. gr. grandmother was Lyda Cooksey who married Robert Lawson).
Reuben Cash was living three houses away from Rebecca & George Hildebrand family.  They were the parents of St. Francois County's & southeast Missouri's notorious outlaw Sam Hildebrand.

Allen C. Cash - b: 1823 Ky. - wife: Casandra - children: Henry (b: 1842 Mo.),  George, John R., Malvina

1860 Census - St.FranCoMo - Reubin age 33 b:Ky, Elizabeth 35 Ky., Sarah 11 b: Mo., Albert, John, Thomas.  A James Murphy was also listed in the Reubin Cash household.

1870 Census - St. FranCoMo -

1880 Census - St. FranCoMo - Albert Cash living next door to Reuben Cash family.  One of my ancestors, Riley Doggett, was living with the Albert Cash family & is listed as Albert's brother-in-law census - I am descended from Rhoda Doggett who was daughter of George Doggett early settlers of St. Francois County, Missouri

1890 Civil War Veterans Census - St. Francois County:   NONE

 

 

DeMier - Brand - Leonard

John Jay DeMier - b: 30 Nov. 1874 St. Louis - d: 10 Dec. 1960 State Hosp. #4, Farmington, bilateral pneumonia, generalized arteriosclerosis & cerebral arteriosclerosis with psychosis - buried: Adams Cem.., Frankclay - m: Charlotte Ann Brand

Children of Charlotte Anna Brand & John Jay DeMier:

Cecil - Leadwood

Goldie DeMier Cash was daughter of Charlotte Anna Brand & John Jay DeMier of Bonne Terre.

Frances Mosier - Mineral Point

John - Miami, Oklahoma

Audrey Boyd - Lakeland, Florida

Mrs. Esca Goodson - Leadwood

 

John Jay DeMier was the son of Jane Leonard & Joseph DeMier

Jospeh DeMier
b: 1853 - d:             m:  Mary Jane Leonard

Children of Mary Jane Leonard & Joseph DeMier:

William - 

John -

Joseph -

Milton -

5 other people were listed in the household in 1880 in Perry T, St. FranCoMo - 1 female servant & 4 men listed as boarders/laborers

 

 

HARRIS  -  ADAMS

LUDICIA HARRIS
b:  1805 Va./Ga.,
d:   after 1870
m:  Isaac Adams - b: 1795 Va. d: 1850 - 1860 - Living with the Benj. /Mary J. Newmann family in 1870 in StFranCoMo.

Children of Ludicia & ??:

Elizabeth Harris - b: 1825 Ky - Elizabeth's mother, Ludicia, was only 15 years old when Elizabeth was born.

It is unknown at this time if Ludicia & Elizabeth Harris were related to the Harris family of the deadly  Dooley - Harris Feud  in St. FranCoMo in 1900.  In the 1880 census there is a William Harris (b: Ky) living in Big River Township (as were Ludicia & Elizabeth) & there is a "Bill" Harris who was a member of the Harris family involved in the feud.

Children of Ludicia & Isaac Adams:

James - 1833 Ky

Albert - 1834 - Ky

Samuel - 1835 Ky

Isaac - b: 28 Dec. 1835 Bonne Terre - d: 28 Sept.1924 Chronic Tuberculosis buried: Adams Cemetery (on death cert. it had names of town/county in Ky as birthplace of parents but was illegible)  - - m: Amanda

Rebecca - 1838 Ky

Ludicia - b: 1842/44 Mo.

Isaac - b: ca. June, 1850 Mo., -  lead miner in 1870 - living with his mother & the Benj. /Mary J. Newmann family in 1870

 

 

NOTE:  Sarah A. Adams was married to David Cooksey.  Both were born in Ky.


 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


ADAMS CEMETERY - WORTHAM RD. - FRANKCLAY - ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MISSOURI
Photographed:  September 2010 unless otherwise specified
 

T36N R4E SEC8 - Land Patent to John Shaner - 40 acres - dated: 1841 - Oldest known grave in cemetery is Yeargain 1806. 
 


Photographed: 29 March 2013


This memorial is just inside the cemetery gate to the left.
Photographed: 29 March 2013

 


 


 


Photographed: 29 March 2013


Photographed: 29 March 2013


 


Photographed: 29 March 2013


Photographed: 29 March 2013


 

 

 

 

 

 

ADAMS - HILLCREST CEMETERY - BONNE TERRE
All pictures were photographed May, 2013 unless otherwise specified.

Off of Berry Rd. (west service road of Hwy. 67) north of Bonne Terre.


 
 


Elizabeth & Reuben Cash

 

 

Albert Cash

Albert Cash

Ida & John Cash


 

Loss & Annie Cash

 

 

Anne & Paul Cash


 

Salina Cash

Joseph & Ella DeMier

Otto Cash

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