Mention of James Kelly Crockett

James Kelly Crockett (direct line), born 1832 Sep 21 in Boone County, Missouri, died Oct 12 1909 in Chautauqua County, Kansas, is briefly mentioned in the below court case. A number of names below will be recognized by those famliar with Osage-French family histories. Joseph Revard Jr. and Franklin Revard were likely sons of Joseph […]


MORE RECOLLECTIONS FROM LLOYD CLINTON MCKENNEY These are my notes from a conversation with Lloyd about 1981. — jk Lloyd Clinton McKENNEY started school at about the age of 6 at the Crockett schoolhouse in Chautauqua County, Kansas which was located 1/4 mile from the main house. He says the kitchen at the farm house […]

John Wesley Pershall and Jennie Kirkpatrick

Lucretia Jane “Jennie” Kirkpatrick, who married John Wesley Pershall, was a daughter of William Robert Kirkpatrick and Zilpha “Jane” Strickland, sister of our Millie Ann Stricklin who married James Kelly Crockett (direct line of this blog). All these families settled in Chautauqua County, Kansas. PERSHALL, JOHN WESLEY AND JENNIE From a “Chautauqua Co. History” F748 […]


My grandfather sent this to me in 1978, which concerns the family farm in Chautauqua county, Kansas that was shared by the McKenneys and Samuel Kelly Crockett and his wife, Sadie Hackney Crockett. The Crockett school is mentioned and my grandfather showed me an old photo of it once, from when he was a boy, […]

McKenney Bible Images

Thanks to my cousins for sending photocopies of these pages to me. Lloyd McKenney’s bible was used for recording some family history. I didn’t see it until about 2003. The genealogy I received as a child wasn’t in the bible, it was instead on loose paper, but in the case of the Hackney and McKenney […]

James Reyburn Crockett and Elouise “Louisa” Wright

James Reyburn CROCKETT, son of Samuel CROCKETT and Margaret REYBURN (RAYBORN) was born 21 April 1803 in Montgomery County, Virginia and died 18 Aug 1870 at about 67 in Boone County, Missouri. He is buried in the Wright Cemetery at Boone Co. James married, 10 Sep 1829 at Boone Co., MO., Elouise “Louisa” WRIGHT, daughter […]

McKenney and Crockett Tombstones at El Cado Cemetery

Images of Crockett and McKenney headstones/tombstones at El Cado Cemetery in Chautauqua County, Kansas. These images are courtesy of Judy Berndt. I don’t know which woman is Gladys and which is Bernice but the photo would have to be before 1989 as Gladys Brockey (married to James Arthur Tresner, 1922 Oct 16) died 1989 Feb […]

James Kelly Crockett and Millie Ann Stricklin

The following was written Sept 29 1931 by Sadie Hackney CROCKETT, wife of Samuel Kelly. “Samuel Kelly Crockett was born in Boone Co. MO on Oct 6 1855. His father moved his family to Chautauqua Co. Kans in 1871 and from which time his home has been in the above named county. “Sarah Elizabeth Hackney […]