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Updated April 18, 2006

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Hi,

My name is Mary Simon, and a few of the names I am researching are: Baldwin, Baronowsky, Gimber, Hall, Johnson, Link, McGraw, Montroy, Tucker, Underwood, Umfleet, and Vaughn.

For more detailed information please visit my other home page at Angelfire, or for a searchable database visit my Page at RootsWeb.

For more information on the Baldwin's, please visit my cousin Don Conley's page.

The links for all of these pages are below.

Thank you for visiting, please come back soon. If you have any corrections, or additional information, please E-mail me. I would like this to be as accurate as possible.

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  • Descendants of John Vaughn (116 KB)
    John Vaughn was of German descent. I have no information on his parents, or siblings. He was married twice, and had a daughter named Minerva by his first wife. His daughter, my great grandmother, Mary Elizabeth Vaughn was born in Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois in 1857. After that he lived in Missouri, in Perry County, and Ste. Genevieve County that I know of. I don't know when or where he died, or the name of Minerva's mother.
  • Descendants of Cornelius Neglaus Johnson (126 KB)
    Cornelius Johnson was my ggg grandfather. There are a lot of stories of how he came to America from Germany. I'm not sure which one is correct but the one I heard all my life was that he was a stow-a-way at thirteen years of age. Whether he changed his name because he couldn't speak english or just used the captains name is unknown. I have reason to believe that Ann Tucker was not his second wife either. Maybe someone reading this knows the answers and will let me know.
  • Descendants of Chelisler Underwood (126 KB)
    Chelisler Underwood (one of many spellings for his first name), was born in North Carolina. He married about 1813. His children were born in Maine and Kentucky. I don't know when he moved to Madison County, Missouri, but he stayed there for the rest of his life. Most of my Underwood information comes from Michael Miller. Thank you Michael!
  • Jean Baptiste (Montreuil) Montroy (18 KB)
    Jean Baptist Montroy was a farmer and a fur trader. We are pretty sure he was born in France then immigrated to Canada before ending up in Illinois. He settled in Randolph County, Illinois like most of my fathers’ side of the family. My great grandaunt Emma Elizabeth Link married Jean Baptiste’s grandson Albert Montroy. Most of my information comes from Corinne Montroy and Tom Hollingsworth. If you can fill in or correct any of the blanks, please let me know and I will pass it along.
 

Family Photos

  • Abraham Lincoln Johnson and Jane (Jaco) Johnson (12 KB)
    This is my great great uncle Abraham and his wife Jane. They are holding two of their grandchildren, Carl and Ralph Johnson, sons of William Edward and Sadie Louella. It was taken around 1920 in Mine LaMott, Madison County, Missouri.
  • Mom, Dad, and Kids (23 KB)
    This is a picture of Juanita (Baldwin) Link, her husband Chester Link, and all three of us kids.
  • Mom (8 KB)
    This is my Mother, Juanita Baldwin before she married.
  • Baldwin Kids about 1923 (14 KB)
    This is a photo of my mother, Juanita (Baldwin) Link, and some of her siblings. Mom is the one holding the baby (Dee Dee). The others are from the back left: Bill and Tobe. Front from left: Freda, Mildred, and Jack.
  • John, Grandma and Grandpa Link (17 KB)
    This is a picture of my Uncle John Link with his parents Louise and Julius Link when he was home on leave. This almost had to be in the early 1940's.
  • More of Pete and Jennie's Kids (6 KB)
    This was taken in Elvins, St. Francois County, Missouri, which is now part of Park Hills. The chat dump is in the background. The kids are from left in back: Freda and Mildred, next row is Dee Dee and Mae, bottom row is Walter (Bud) and David (Jug).
  • Paul, Ruth, and Mary (14 KB)
    This is a picture of my brother Paul Link, my sister Ruth and me. We think it was taken in 1949 at Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Ruth and Paul Link (7 KB)
    This is a photo of my sister and brother Juanita (Ruth) and Chester (Paul) Link. It was taken in the early forties.
  • Freda (Baldwin) and James George (15 KB)
    This is my aunt Freda (Baldwin) George and her husband Jim (James) George. The date on this picture is 1943. Freda was my Mother's sister.
  • Children of Walter and Jennie (McGraw) Baldwin (13 KB)
    This is another picture of mom and some of her brothers and sisters. It was taken in the early 1920's. Mom (Juanita) is in the back. The others are, from the left: Jack, Freda, Mildred, Tobe, and Bill
  • Paul, Mary,Ruth, and Jane (9 KB)
    This is my brother Paul Link Mary Link (myself), my sister Ruth Link, and my cousin Jane George. This was taken in Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri in 1949.
  • Mary (Vaughn) Hall and Seth Hall (7 KB)
    This is a picture of my great grandparents Mary (Vaughn) Hall, and Seth hall. This was taken on their fiftieth wedding anniversary. They were the parents of Louise (Hall) Link, my grandmother.
  • Cordelia (Johnson) McGraw and John T. McGraw Home (20 KB)
    This is where my great grandmother Cordelia McGraw lived and raised her family. After she passed away my great grandmother Lorinda (Underwood) Baldwin and her son Bert lived here.
  • Jim George, Freda (Baldwin) , and Jane George (12 KB)
    This is my aunt and uncle, Freda (Baldwin) George and her husband Jim George with their daughter Jane, my cousin
  • Ruth, Grandpa, Mary, Grandma,and Roscoe Link (9 KB)
    This is my sister Ruth Link, Julius Link, Louise Link holding Mary, and my Uncle Roscoe Link.
  • Abner Hall Son of Seth Hall (7 KB)
    This is my great uncle, Abner Hall, son of Seth Hall and Mary Elizabeth (Vaughn) Hall.
  • Cordelia (Johnson) McGraw (14 KB)
    This is a photo of my great grandmother Cordelia (Johnson) McGraw. It was taken at her home in Patton, Bollinger County, Missouri.
  • Juanita Baldwin (16 KB)
    This is a baby picture of my Mother Juanita (Baldwin) Link.
  • Hattie and Louise Hall (10 KB)
    This is Hattie Hall on the left. She is my grandmother, Louise (Hall) Link"s sister.
  • Grandpa and Grandma Link (11 KB)
    These are my grandparents, Julius and Louise (Hall) Link. They were my dad, Chester's parents.
  • Mom when she was a girl (15 KB)
    This is a picture of my Mom Juanita (Baldwin) Link when she was younger. I think it may have been taken in Patton.
  • Louise (Hall) Link, Julius Link, and Children (9 KB)
    This is a photo of grandma and grandpa Link, and four of their children. They are from left: Louise, Evelyn, Grandma with Roy in front of her, Vernon, and Grandpa.
  • Mom and Dad (23 KB)
    This photo is of my Mother, Juanita (Baldwin) Link, and my Father, Chester Link.
  • John and Roscoe Link (21 KB)
    This is a picture of two of my dad's brothers, my uncles John and Roscoe Link. This was taken in the early 1940's in California
  • Mary and Seth Hall (10 KB)
    This is a photo of my great grandparents Mary Elizabeth (Vaughn) Hall and her husband Seth Hall. It was taken on their fiftieth wedding anniversary.
  • Jennie Emmoline (McGraw) Baldwin (11 KB)
    This picture of my grandmother Jennie McGraw Baldwin when she was a young girl was sent to me by Carl William Turner. Many thanks Carl.
  • The Baldwin Girls (14 KB)
    This is a picture of my Mom, and all four of her sisters. They are from the back row left: Juanita (Link), Mae (East), Mildred (Allen). Front row from left: Dee Dee (Wadlow), and Freda (George).
  • Hattie Hall (7 KB)
    This is my great aunt Hattie Hall, she was my grandmother Louise (Hall) Link's sister.
  • Short, Jack, and Donnabelle (8 KB)
    This is a photo of my Mom's brother Lyman (Jack) Baldwin, and his first wife Short. I do not know her real name, or the last name of her daughter Donnabelle.
  • Mary Margaret McGraw (8 KB)
    This is a photo of my great aunt, Mary Margaret McGraw.
  • Easter 1913 (20 KB)
    This is a family gathering, at Easter. From back row left they are: Jack Burch, Ethel (Hall) Kingsland, Abner Hall, Julius Link, and Jennie (Hall) Bivins. Second row, from back: Vie Link, Hattie (Hall) Burch with Bruce on her lap, Louise (Hall) Link with Ethel (Sis) on her lap, Seth Hall, Mary (Vaughn) Hall, and Gladys Hall. Front row is: Irene Link, Birdie Link, Julius (Brother) Link Jr. and Buck Seguin.
  • Jennie Emmoline McGraw (6 KB)
    This is a photo of my grandmother, Jennie (McGraw) Baldwin before she was married. It was taken when she was working at a hotel in Fredericktown. It was the front of a postcard that was addressed to her cousin Maude.
  • Minnie McGraw (4 KB)
    This is my great aunt Minnie Mcgraw. The little girl on the left is my mom, Juanita (Baldwin) Link. I'm not sure who the boy on the right is.
  • Chester A . Link (6 KB)
    This is a photo of my father, Chester Link
  • John Thomas McGraw (5 KB)
    This is my great grandfather John T. McGraw. He was married to Cordelia (Johnson) McGraw. John is the one who deserted his family and left Cordelia to raise them all alone.
  • Walter (Pete) Baldwin and Jennie (McGraw) Baldwin (10 KB)
    This is a photo of my grandparents, Pete and Jennie Baldwin. On the back of the picture is printed July 18, 1940.
  • Elnora, Julia, Clyde, and Bunny (9 KB)
    From the back left: Elnora (Nora Link), my great aunt, her mother Julia (Gimber) Link, my great grandmother. Front row left is Clyde Link, and Boniface Aloysisus, my great uncle, better known as Uncle Bunny.
  • Abner Hall, Father of Seth Hall (7 KB)
    This is my great great grandfather, Abner Hall. This photo was made in about 1850. In 1851 he became the father of Seth Hall.
  • Julius and Louise (Hall) Link (15 KB)
    This is a photo of my grandma and grandpa Link on their front porch. They lived in Flat River, St. Francois County, Missouri. It is now part of Park Hills.
  • Lorinda (Underwood) Baldwin (6 KB)
    This is a photo of my great grandmother Lorinda (Underwood) Baldwin. I named my daughter Lorrinda after her. She was the mother of my grandfather Walter(Pete) Baldwin.
  • Louise (Hall) Link at her 82nd birthday party. (13 KB)
    This photo was taken in November of 1964 in the basement of the First Baptist Church of Flat River. Starting in the back from left are her children; Vernon, Roy, Vie, Birdie, and Louise. The front row from the left is Irene, Sis, Grandma Louise(Hall) Link, John, and my father, Chester.
  • Louise (Hall) Link and Son Chester. (6 KB)
    This is a photo of my grandmother Louise (Hall) Link holding my dad, Chester A. Link.
  • Julius Link wedding invitation (24 KB)
    This is a copy of the invitation sent to Emma Montroy from Julius Link.
  • Stanley East and Mae (Baldwin) East (7 KB)
    This is my aunt Mae (Baldwin) and her husband, Stan. Mae is my mother's sister.
  • Letter from Julius Link to his aunt. (64 KB)
    This is a copy of the letter Julius Link sent to his aunt Emma Montroy when his father disappeared from Kaskaskia Island.
  • Mildred (Baldwin) Allen, Harlan Allen and Family (8 KB)
    This is my mom's sister Mildred (Baldwin) Allen, her husband Harland (Blue), and their children, Janet and Dennis.
  • Joseph Baronowsky Sr. Will (89 KB)
    This was sent to me by Carol Baronowsky. It is a copy of the last will and testament of Joseph Baronowsky Sr. Joseph Baronowsky was my third great grandfather.
  • Ches, Lilburn, Fritz, and Grandpa (14 KB)
    This is a photo of (from left to right) My Dad, Chester Link, my Uncle Lilburn Clifton, my Uncle Fritz Schwent, and my Grandfather, Julius Link. I know it had to be before 1950, but I don't know when.
 

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