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Leora Belle "Lee" Brown

Female 1884 - 1967  (82 years)


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  • Name Leora Belle "Lee" Brown 
    Born 4 Dec 1884  McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Lived Hamby farm near Noel, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary Sep 1967  Benton County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    HIST State Missouri
    County McDonald
    Elk River Twp.
    s.d. 7, e.d. 60-9, Sheet No. 5B
    Apr 12, 1940 by Leonard Alexander
    103 Deer Creek Rd
    line 53, Owns 1500 HAMBY Leora head FW 55 M [appears crossed out with a 7 over it] 8 Missouri same house 5 yrs ago
    Geraldine daughter FW 28 S H-3 Missouri same house 5 yrs ago stenographer

    Obituary of Leora Brown Hamby, clipping, hand dated 20 September 1967, unknown newspaper, for Mrs. Leora Hamby, Mrs. Leora Hamby NOEL, Mo. - Funeral services for Mrs. Leora Hamby, 82 years old, who died at 5 o'clock Sunday afternoon in a local nursing home, will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the Ozark funeral home. The Rev. Dorothy Burningham will officiate. Burial will be in the Pineville Cemetery. Born December 4, 1884, in McDonald County, Mrs. Hamby had been a lifetime resident of this area. She was a member of the Noel Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, John Hamby, Noel; a daughter Miss Geraldine Hamby, Noel; a son, John F. Hamby, Colorado Springs, Colo.; four brothers, Claude Brown and James Brown, both of Noel, Bill Brown, Grand Junction, Colo., and Bert Brown, Olathe, Colo.; and two sisters, Mrs. Alice Wylie [sic], Olathe, Colo., and Mrs. Stella Zillinger [sic], Peonia, Colo. 
    Religion Methodist Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 17 Sep 1967  Gravette, Benton County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Buried Pineville Cemetery, Pineville, McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I4413  Our Genealogy
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2013 

    Father Alfred Wilkerson "Alf" Brown,   b. 9 Jan 1860, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1930, Probably Neosho, Newton County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Matilda Catherine "Tilda" Pierce,   b. 3 Jun 1860, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1931, Pineville twp., McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1879  Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Family ID F2064  Group Sheet

    Family John Fulbright Hamby, , Sr.,   b. 23 Mar 1890, Cassidy, near Nixa, Christian County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1968, Gravette, Benton County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1908  the Brown family home, McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Notes 
    • Marriage
      Date: 15 NOV 1908
      Place: McDonald County, Missouri
    Children 
     1. Geraldine Naomi "Jerry" Hamby,   b. 20 Sep 1911, Elk River Township, McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1999, Cameron, Clinton County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. John Fulbright Hamby, , Jr.,   b. 19 Mar 1914, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1998, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Robert Milton "Bob" Hamby,   b. 20 Mar 1916, Noel, McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1967, North of Neosho, Newton County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F2046  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Letter from Leora Brown Hamby
      to her sons

      Noel MO
      Dec 14 1935

      Dear boys,
      Am going to try to get this
      mailed to day. We are having a warm
      sprinkle this morning dont know what
      it will be by night. I have tried
      to answer all question. John is
      putting up a cobble stone store room
      for Mrs. (Elander) Lucas the one that husband is in
      the hospitle. he is putting up the stone
      work. some one else doing the carpenter work
      I got goods and made me a pair of
      overhalls and jumper - and now I am out
      of shoes. Wont I look good in overhalls jumper
      and bear footed You aught to see
      all the new tricks Buster has lurned
      he sure can put them over. no one
      taught him either. The other night I
      was reading he wonted his supper. he kept
      hoging me I didnt pay any atention to him
      he just sit up and slaped the paper
      out of my hands

      2
      he sure is some dog. John went hunting
      with them thinksgiving day. When John picked
      up the gun, he ran his nose up and
      down the gun. then he gan to jump
      he would jump up to John shoulder.
      Now say he isent some dog.
      May G. is getting fat. She is pretty.
      Prs. G. got her a new May Tag. We
      washed on it this week it sure is
      nice and gets the clothes clean in
      a few minuits. don't have to boil either
      I never do get to see May she dosent
      come and I dont go. Frank is up to
      his place she has to stay close home
      Mrs (Salsman Bino) got her a Maytag
      to. well I must get this to box
      it is all way mail time when I get
      my work done up. And then I am
      to tired to write of evenings.
      If I had of knowen John was going to
      send that P Hunnie collect. I would of
      throwen it in the ditch. Gearldine
      paid for the pares Dont you kids

      3
      leave any of your good clothes scattered
      a round. becareful when you open thoose
      buckets. dont ruin theme. Stella can
      can tomatoes in theme. And dont forget
      to bring M.K. I can turn her loose
      and Buster & Jonie will see after her.
      those picture were good. I wish
      I could see Alice while she is
      fat. Lela is quite a girl I think
      M.K. looks like Stella did when she was
      a baby. you be sure and let Stella have
      the Noel paper -
      Lovingly Mom.

      (Questions Answered)
      Glen didnt come out and ask
      us to take the cow. he said that
      they found 4 young calves at one time
      in the field. said the pasture was
      short and that the cow. had to be fed
      if they hadent of wanted us to take
      her they wouldent of come over and
      ask what you wanted done with her -
      Mr Prichard past a way this time.
      No the weels dont live on Hooge place.
      I dont know who Charley P. married.
      P hay on Joplin market is No A 1 from
      $6 to $8.00 Alfalfa hay $12.00 $18.00
      We had two tons of straw bailed. I bought
      3 tuns of Alfalfa. from De. S.
      paid $15. delivered. one tun for Robert one
      for Gearldine one for my self. I am going
      to get some prairie later on - we havent
      had any winter yet gues we will
      get it in Jan. Feb. The Rock qu.
      is working I dont know how steady

      (Robert.)
      I deposited your check and ask Mrs. Williams if I wrote a check for feedwould it be o.k. she said yes so I did

      I told you. that I paid the feed Bill
      couldnt you see that the bills were
      marked paid. I sent them so you
      could see how much feed they eat.
      Mrs. Williams checked your account some
      time a go I thought Gearldine sent
      it to you - you surly dontread the
      letters. I will try to finish this to night.
      I think Danty gives quite a little milk
      she has a nice hefier calf. bucket fet
      it drinks milk eat brand wheat. and
      my little maple tree you brought me
      last summer. eat it to ground.
      I sold one of your heifers Robert. kept fat she will
      be fresh in June. you aught to know
      when fafa will be fresh. she bred while
      you were hear. I dont guess you can read
      this I started to rap some papers
      and thought I would answer these qu.
      so dident even sit down. wrote standing
      Claude came in last night. Robert
      that is offel what you said a bout the lions.
      I know you are disgraced the family.[jcknmlhn.FTW]

      Individual: Hamby, Leora
      Birth date: 4 Dec 1884
      Death date: Sep 1967
      Social Security #: 498-40-0374
      Last residence: MO 64854
      State of issue: MO

  • Sources 
    1. [S24] pre-1910 Missouri Birth and Death Records Database, Missouri State Archives, Missouri Birth Record online, noted 23 August 2004, Brown [unnamed] Place of birth: Pineville, Twnsp McDonald Co. Mo Birthdate: Dec 4, 1884 Father's name: Alfred W. Brown, Place of birth of father: Greenville, TN, Age of father: 25, Mother's name: Mati.

    2. [S24] pre-1910 Missouri Birth and Death Records Database, Missouri State Archives, online birth record, McDonald C 4107, Date of Return (Month/Day/Year), Name of Child: Brown, Sex: Female, No. of Child of this Mother: Third, Race or Color: White.

    3. [S2509] Personal comment, T. Anderson Painter, obituary.

    4. [S140] Obituary of Leora Brown Hamby, clipping, hand dated 20 September 1967, unknown newspaper, for Mrs. Leora Hamby, Mrs. Leora Hamby NOEL, Mo. - Funeral services for Mrs. Leora Hamby, 82 years old, who died at 5 o'clock Sunday afterno, on in a local nursing home, will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the Ozark funeral home. The Rev. Dorothy Burningham will officiate. Buria.

    5. [S140] Obituary of Leora Brown Hamby.

    6. [S1578] Social Security Death Index online, LEORA HAMBY 04 Dec 1884 Sep 1967 64854 (Noel, Mcdonald, MO) (none specified) 498-40-0374 Missouri.

    7. [S2509] Personal comment, T. Anderson Painter, copy of death certificate.

    8. [S2509] Personal comment, T. Anderson Painter, Obituary, clipping, hand dated 20 September 1967, unknown newspaper, for Mrs. Leora Hamby, Mrs. Leora Hamby NOEL, Mo. - Funeral services for Mrs. Leora Hamby, 82 years old, who died at 5 o'clock Sund, ay afternoon in a local nursing home, will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the Ozark funeral home. The Rev. Dorothy Burningham will officiate.

    9. [S2721] Pineville Cemetery, Pineville, McDonald Co., MO, transcription with linked photos, (noted 16 April 2005/updated 2 Oct 2011), HAMBY, Leora B. 12-4-1884/ 9-17-1967.

    10. [S110] Obituary: Matilda Catherine Pierce, (undated newspaper clipping).

    11. [S1973] Greene Co., TN Marriages, 1780-1947, batch #M519242, Greene County (Tennessee). County Court Clerk, Marriages, 1780-1947 Greene County (Tennessee). County Court Clerk: Alfred BROWN m. Matilda PRICE 5 Dec 1879 Greene, Tennessee..

    12. [S4337]


 
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