He was still living in 1889 in Chariton County when Morgan County History was written.He married Elizabeth Wallace Briscoe in 1838 probably in Cooper Co., MO.In the 1880 census he was living in Mussel Fork, Chariton Co., MO. They had 8 children--Susan, John, William, Mary, Charles B., Elizabeth, N.F. & Margaret.
He was born about 1815 in Kentucky. He arrived Moniteau Co., MO about 1834.Any clues to his parentage would be appreciated.