child 101 v. PARMELIA "AMELIA" ELIZABETH JOHNSTON4 (#863)  LEWIS BURTON3 JOHNSTON (GEORGE GREGORY ("G.G." OR "GREG")2, LEWIS1) was born in McNairy  County, Tennessee, October 29, 1857.  PARMELIA died on October 22, 1937, at 79 years of age. 

She married twice.  She married WILLIAM F. CAPPS in Ripley County, Missouri, on November 2, 1876.   (WILLIAM F. CAPPS is #865.) WILLIAM was born in Green County, Arkansas, on  February 11, 1846. WILLIAM died August 19, 1879 in Ripley County, Missouri, at 33 years of age.  His body was interred in Ripley County, Missouri. Note: William F. Capps was the brother of Charles G.'s wife?

She married CHARLES MCNEELY MOORE on April 2, 1882 in Ripley County, Missouri.. (CHARLES MCNEELY MOORE is #864.) CHARLES was born in Tennessee in December of 1850.  Charles died about 1908, probably in Ripley County, Missouri.  Charles had been previously married, to whom not known, and brought at least one child with him when he married Parmelia.

Notes: (1) Parmelia Johnston was born while the family was back in McNairy County for the deaths of Tennessee Spencer's mother (in 1855) and father (1857), and the disposal of their estate. The Johnston's returned to Arkansas in March 1858.

(2) William C. Capps was the brother of both Mary Cinderella Capps (#679), 1st wife of Charles Gregory Johnston, and Thalia C. Capps (#2422) 2nd wife of (Rev) Don M. Robinson (#646)

Notes: (1) Shirley Clark says that the 1900 census report (of Ripley County, Missouri) shows that Parmelia Johnston Moore had given birth, up to that point in time, to 11 children, 5 of whom living at the time of the census. We must assume that Willie Capps and the 4 boys listed at home are the 5 living children. Mary Moore was born after 1900, bringing the total number of children born to Parmelia to at least 12. Based on the date of marriage and the birth date of Willie Capps, one of the deceased children could have been a first child with William Capps, meaning that at least 5 Moore children had been stillborn or died in infancy during the 1880's and 1890's.

(2) That 1900 census shows that the occupation of Neely Moore was "Deputy Sheriff" (apparently of Ripley County). They owned their own home. Neely's mother, Jane Moore, 81, was living with them. She was born in Tennessee and is also recorded as having given birth to 11 children of whom only Neely and one other were still living in 1900. 


child     i. WILLIE (WILLA OR WILHELMINA) CAPPS5 (#55) was born in Ripley County, Missouri in December of 1879.


child   ii. MONA MOORE5 (#134) was born on May 13, 1880 probably in Ripley County, Missouri.  Mona died on February 6, 1960 in Ripley County, Missouri.  Her body was interred in Towles Cemetery in Ripley County, Missouri.  Mona was the daughter of Charles McNeely Moore and his first wife, name unknown and the step-daughter of Parmelia.

child  iii. CHARLES B. MOORE5 (#90) was born in Ripley County, Missouri in December of 1883.

child  iv. EARL CARLYLE MOORE5 (#91) was born on June 2, 1891 and died in 1952. 

child   v. ORLAND C. MOORE5 (#93) was born in (probably) Ripley County, Missouri in April of 1892.

child  vi. WILLIAM LYMAN MOORE5 (#94) was born in (probably) Ripley County, Missouri in July of 1895.

child vii.  MARY MOORE5 (#95) was born in (probably) Ripley County, Missouri after 1900.

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