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Logan County Pioneers:

Myron M. Stuver, Fleming
 


August 1884 "Tbe organisation held the position of Company H in the Second Regiment Missouri State Guards, and tho following is the roster: Commissioned Officers J. A. Arbuthnot Captain; W. K. Brott. First Lieutenant; A. A. Chamberlain. Second Lieutenant. Non-commisioned Officers-IL E. Rider and M. M. Stuver."

Myron M. Stuver, of Fleming, Logan County, Colorado married Nettie I. Cushing of Brookfield, Linn County, Missouri ion February 21, 1889 in Linn County.

Myron's father was Henry William Stuver of Brookfield, Missouri.

M. M. Stuver cash-claimed a quarter in 20, 7N 49W in 1890.
Then Myron M. Stuver proved up a quarter in 21 and 22, 8N 49W in 1894, and Myron M. Stuver timber-claimed a quarter in 21, 8N 49W in 1895,

Clarence M. Stuver was born December 16, 1892 in Logan County Colorado.
In 1900 Linn County, Missouri, Myron born June 1861 in Ohio, married eleven years to Nettie 32. Claud C. is 9, Clarence M. 7, Thos, 5, and Lawrence I. 1.

October 1903 Chariton County "Pete and Ike Walsh, M.M. Stuver, Jno. Shafer, Ed. and Tom Stauber, Henry Hubbard, Ben Burton, Clarence Bevier and J.T. Haney, all prominent farmers of Yellow Creek township, have purchased a $2,000 Percheron stallion at Keota, Iowa.

In 1910 Linn County, Myron is 49, Nettie 41, Claude C. 18, Clarence M. 17, Thomas H. 15, Lawrence I. 10, and Leon 7.

1913 "Seeley Chapel -- Mr. and Mrs. Claude STUVER of Moberly, Mo. are visiting the former's parents Mr.and Mrs. M.M. STUVER. "

November 9, 1929 "Edward Sportsman the nineteen-year-old son of James Sportsman, who resides near the Chariton county line south of Brookfield, was working for the Benard Sarey hay baling crew on the M. M. Stuver farm just south of town, bailing hay Wednesday morning, when his clothing was caught in the sprocket of the chain driven fly wheel hurling him around and against the large fly wheel. The engine was stopped as soon as possible, but not before Mr. Sportsman was nearly beaten to death. Horribly mangled, he was immediately brought to the Brookfield hospital with no hope for recovery, where he died the same evening at 5:50 o'clock.
— Brookfield Budget-Gazette."


In 1930 Linn County, Myron and Nettie are alone.

Myron 1861-1937 is buried in Linn County # 85582644, with Antoinette Irene 'Nettie' (Cushing) Stuver 1869-1949.

September 12, 1949 Hutchinson Kansas " Mrs. Charles Chambers, 407 East 14th, has returned from Brookfield, Mo., where she was called by the death of her sister-in-law, Mrs. M. M. Stuver."

CLAUDE
Claude 1891-1976 is buried in Linn County # 123580787 "after the death of his wife, Minnie, he married Nellie Rasmusson, widow of Albert Rasmusson. Both wives preceded him in death. He died after 1970. When his 2nd wife died, her obit mentioned a step-son, Leonard Stuver and step-daughter, Mrs. Irene Cauther, both of Kansas City. "

CLARENCE
Clarence registered for WWI in St. Catherine Missouri, single, farming for Geo P. Wall in Laclede, Missouri.
He married Beulah M. Vantine of of New Cambria, Missouri on May 9, 1923 in Brookfield, Linn County, Missouri.

Clarence 1895-1929 is buried in Linn County "Was struck on head by beam C.M. & ST. PAUL Railroad-Trestle over Burlington & Wabash Railroad. Was going over top of coal on Engine Tender."

LAWRENCE

"Donald L. Stuver, age 83, of Brookfield, died Thursday, April 8, 2010, at Pioneer Health Center in Marceline. A funeral service will be Monday, April12, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. at the First Christian Church in Brookfield with Pastor Ron Routledge officiating. Burial will be in Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville. Visitation will begin Sunday at Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. and the family will receive friends from 3:00 until 5:00 in the evening. Memorials to Pioneer Health Center Activity Fund may be left at or mailed to Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home, P.O. Box 496, Brookfield, MO 64628. Donald L., son of Lawrence and Viva (Correll) Stuver, was born February 21, 1927, in Linn County. On January 16, 1948, he married Hazel Shaul. Donald was a graduate of Brookfield High School. "

THOMAS
Thomas was at Great Lakes Training in 1918. He wrote a nice letter home. Page 1

Thomas is in Kansas City in 1930, age 34, married to Katheryn, 29 with Joan L. 4 and Marilyyn M. 1.
Kathryne Helena Stuver was born in Texas County, Missouri June 23, 1900 to Wm. T. Elliott and Beatrice J.l Leidy.


April 23, 1969 "Thomas Stuver, "74, of 7 East [69th Street], past governor of Optimists International and past president of the Downtown Optimist club." Native of Brookfield, Missouri coming to Kansas City about 1918 and becoming "secretary for the Whitaker Cable corporation" and "member of the Sanford Brown post of the American Legion." "

Joan Louise Stuver, age 22, married Maurice Eldon Fore, both of Kansas City, on November 10, 1948. She was born February 18, 1926 in Kansas City.

Marilyn Martha (Stuver) Cook 1928-2008 is buried in Kansas City # 53504927.

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