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)
b: 27 Jan 1852 Mo.- d: 23 Oct 1917 (cerebral
hemorage apopelexy) buried Adams Cemetery, BonneTerre
m: Eliza Roan or Rowan - b: 1860 Mo.
John Reuben - b: 1879 - m: Betty Jane Owens 6
August 1902 - d: 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,
George - of Wortham
b: 1825 Kentucky
d: 7 March 1881 buried: Adams Cemetery, BonneTerre, St.
Francois Co., Mo.
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.
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
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:
Franklin 1868, Daniel 1870, M. Mildred 1872, John 9 Sept.1873 -
10 May 1947, Reuben 1876 , Joshua 1878, D. Edward 1879,
Elizabeth circa May 1880 George McCombs was listed as a
laborer (wood chopper) living with the James Murphy family in
1880) James & Louisa are buried in the Primrose Cemetery,
St. FranCoMo. Louisa died of senility/chronic myocarditis.
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,
John - b: 10 Nov. 1858 Mo. - 17 April
1936 buried: Adams Cemetery, BonneTerre
Thomas - b: 1860
William - 1863
Edward - 1867
ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY MISSOURI LAND PATENTS:
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
Isaac Adams Land Patents - this property is near
Reuben Cash's land: Adams property is highlighted in green.
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
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
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 in 1880 census Big River T. -
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:
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
b: 1853 - d:
m: Mary Jane Leonard
Children of Mary Jane Leonard & Joseph DeMier:
5 other people were listed in the household in 1880 in Perry
T, St. FranCoMo - 1 female servant & 4 men listed as
b: 1810 Va./Ga.,
d: after 1860
m: Isaac Adams - b: 1795 Va. d: 1850 - 1860
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
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., -