Terry Mason's Family History Site
Major lines: Allen, Beck, Borden, Buck, Burden, Carpenter, Carper, Cobb, Cook, Cornell, Cowan, Daffron, Davis, Downing, Faubion, Fauntleroy, Fenter, Fishback, Foulks, Gray, Harris, Heimbach, Henn, Holland, Holtzclaw, Jackson, Jameson, Johnson, Jones, King, Lewis, Mason, Massengill, McAnnally, Moore, Morgan, Overstreet, Price, Peck, Rice, Richardson, Rogers, Samuel, Smith, Taylor, Thomas, Wade, Warren, Weeks, Webb, Wodell, Yeiser.
Lieut. Samuel Shanks
RESEARCHER: Information sent to T.Mason on 10 Jun 2005 by great granddaughter Carmen Bein [firstname.lastname@example.org]. [ HYPERLINK http://www.genealogyoftheozarks.com/shadescend1-2.htm ]
"Samuel was the fourth of eight children. His father Jacob died shortly after moving to MO and at the age of 13, Samuel was taken to Osage County with his father's relatives. Occupation: Farmer Religion: Methodist Military: U.S. Army: Served in the Mexican War and the Civil War."