Mrs.Rachel Masingale,35, b. North Carolina was listed with the family of John Holloway Griffith on the 1850 Osage Co., MO. census. Listed with her were 3 Masengale children, William L., 6, born TN; George W., 4, born MO; and Sarah J. 1, born MO. It is probable that she was a widow.
The John Holloway Griffith family came to Missouri between 1840 and 1850 from Marion Co., TN. It is possible there is a connection to John's second wife, Mary, listed as 23 and born in TN on the 1850 census. We do not have Mary's maiden name.
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