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Britton Frank Stamps

Britton Frank Stamps was born December 13th, 1791 in Oglethorpe County, Georgia.  He was the son of James Stamps and Sarah Johnson. He was quite active in politics both in Georgia and in Alabama, and over time served as Sherriff, Justice of the Peace, Justice of the Inferior Court, and U. S. Marshall. He was […]

Cosby Berryman Harrison

Cosby Berryman Harrison was born in about 1801 in Lexington, Kentucky (Fayette County). He moved to Boonville, Missouri (Cooper County) around 1826.  In 1827 He married Mary Callaway, whose great uncle Flanders Callaway eventually married Daniel Boone’s daughter. They had 12 children: James Abram Harrison, married Fannie Smith Sidney Ann Harrison, married Willis Tackett Mary […]