- STEPHEN ALEXANDER DOUGLAS WAGGONER (78 KB)
Stephen Douglas Waggoner was born in Pike County, Illinois in 1859, only one year after the Lincoln-Douglas Debates.He is shown here on his farm outside of Elsberry in Lincoln County, Missouri.The photo is undated and is courtesy of his daughter Grace Turner.
- GREEN CASTON WAGGONER AND FAMILY (64 KB)
The photo shows Green Caston Waggoner of Martinsburg, Illinois, his second wife Mary, and some of the children of both of his marriages.Green was born in Grainger County, Tennessee in 1819.He was married first to Caroline Doak who was the mother of Missouri, William Jackson and John Green.The photo was taken in Pittsfield, four miles north of Martinsburg in Pike County, Illinois.It was taken in 1882 when Green's daughter Missouri (Reynolds) returned from Stockton, California for a family visit.
- GREEN CASTON AND MARYWAGGONER (15 KB)
Green C. Waggoner left Pike County, Illinois and went to California in the Gold Rush of 1850.After returning to Illinois, he married Mary A. Foster.Mary had two sisters that married Green's brothers.An interesting story has been passed down in the family.When Mary and Green would finish a meal at the nome of their son Thomas, Mary would say to Jolie, Thomas's wife, "Now, honey, you just put those dishes aside.As soon as I am finished with my pipe, we will do them together."
- LAURA WAGGONER (97 KB)
In May of 1887 young Laura Waggoner was struck by lightning near Pittsfield, Illinois.She was riding in a spring wagon with her father and other family members when lightning struck her umbrella, traveled down the braids of her hair and rendered her unconscious.For the rest of her life, Laura was afraid of electrical storms.The photo was probably taken before the lightning strike.Photo courtesy of Marie Winans.
- MARTHAE. ROBINSON (88 KB)
Martha E. Waggoner, daughter of Green and Mary, married Robert Robinson.The photo of the Robinsons is not dated.According to newspaper accounts, Martha died in 1904 of "a long and painful illness."
- AMANDA CAROLINE GOODIN (93 KB)
Amanda Caroline Goodin was the daughter of Green and Mary Waggoner.She was born in 1856 and died in 1942.Though childless, Caroline raised Alpha and Dean Robinson, children of her deceased sister Martha.In this undated photo, Caroline is shown with her husband Sebastian (Bas).
- DAVID AND BYATH ZUMWALT AND FAMILY (88 KB)
Flora Tobiatha Waggoner, called Byath, married David Zumwalt.Byath was the daughter of Green and Mary Waggoner. She was born in 1864 and died in 1934.