Rev. Francis E. Hessenflow, is buried in Pleasant hill cemetery, Chula,Mo. he was pastor for a church north of Farmerville, Mo. and also Dunlap, Mo. at one time. He is my Great Great Grandfather, on mothers side, I have his Bible given to me by my aunt Dorothy Snyder,Who was his Great Grand Daughter and sister of my Mother Edith ( Dudley } Manning. I also have a small table given to me by mother July, 2002, which once belonged to him .
"Rev. F E Hessenflow." FRANCIS EARL HESSENFLOW, who was a country Parson in Missouri. He was born in 1833 in Wayne County, Indiana and died in 1911 in Laredo, Grundy County, Missouri. His wife's name was HELEN Margaret Crawford, who he married in 1852 in Marion County, Iowa. They had children: JOSEPH H., JAMES FINLEY, SAMPLE SANFORD, JOHN S., DEMPSEY BROWN, FILENA GENNETTIE, NETTER T., ANNA and EMMA.
They were listed on the 1870 census of Carroll County, near Carrollton, MO, where he was living beside his brother, W.M. Hessenflow (William Mckenzie Hessenflow who was born in 1831 in Wayne County, Indiana, and died in 1909 in Excelsior Springs, Clay County, MO). W.M. and F.E. were sons of Joseph Hessenflow who was born abt. 1790, and married Elizabeth Easley in 1810 in Harrison County, Kentucky.