New and additional information about this family who came to Lexington Missouri from England in 1864. John Shier was born 7 July 1818 in Litton Cheney, Dorset, England and Jane Watten (Watson) was in error, born abt 1823 in Ringwood, Hampshire, England. They were married Jan 01, 1846 in Ringwood,and had nine children. John's occupation was agriculture bailiff and also land drainer. More about their children will be posted latter.