Elijah J. TROSPER Sr. was born on 28 July 1849 in Harrison Twp., Daviess, Missouri. He died on 7 July 1876 at the age of 26 in Daviess Co., Missouri. He was buried in Trosper Cemetery, Daviess, Missouri. Parents: John Harvey Whitten TROSPER and Elizabeth Ebeline WELDON.

Spouse: Josephine MYERS. Josephine MYERS and Elijah J. TROSPER Sr. were married in April 1870. Children were: Mary Eveline TROSPER, Elijah J. TROSPER Jr..


Elijah J. TROSPER Jr. was born on 10 December 1872 in Harrison Twp., Daviess, Missouri. He died on 7 September 1898 at the age of 25 in Harrison Twp., Daviess, Missouri. He was buried in Trosper Cemetery, Daviess, Missouri. Parents: Elijah J. TROSPER Sr. and Josephine MYERS.


Elijah Kelly TROSPER was born on 8 April 1809 in Kentucky. He died on 14 June 1886 at the age of 77 in Missouri. He was buried in Trosper Cemetery, Daviess, Missouri. He is also identified as Elisha Trosper. Parents: Robert TROSPER and Obedience Phoebe TURPIN.

Spouse: Margaret Jane TROSPER. Margaret Jane TROSPER and Elijah Kelly TROSPER were married on 17 November 1837 in Daviess Co., Missouri. Elijah and Margaret were first cousins. Margaret and Elijah were first cousins. Children were: William Johnson TROSPER, Mary Elizabeth TROSPER, Robert H. TROSPER, Gilbreath Nail "Gilley" TROSPER.


Elijah Leonard TROSPER Sr. was born on 21 January 1773 in North Carolina. Family researchers believe Elijah was probably born in Burke County, North Carolina. He died on 21 January 1843 at the age of 70 in Harrison Twp., Daviess, Missouri. He was buried in Trosper Cemetery, Daviess, Missouri. The family moved from Burke County, North Carolina, to Knox County, Kentucky about 1809. In 1836, Elijah settled in Section 34, Harrison Township, Daviess County, Missouri. He donated the land for Trosper Cemetery in southern Harrison Twp. Parents: Capt. Nicholas TROSPER and Sally BURCHFIELD.

Spouse: Abigail HIGGINS. Abigail HIGGINS and Elijah Leonard TROSPER Sr. were married about 1797 in Burke Co., North Carolina. Children were: Robert T. TROSPER, Elizabeth "Betsey" TROSPER, William E. TROSPER, James TROSPER, Elijah Leonard TROSPER Jr., Abigail TROSPER, Hannah TROSPER, Mary TROSPER, Harvey TROSPER, Thomas Johnson TROSPER, Margaret Jane TROSPER, Barilla Jane TROSPER, John Harvey Whitten TROSPER.


Elijah Leonard TROSPER Jr. was born on 25 August 1805 in Burke Co., North Carolina. He died on 3 December 1884 at the age of 79 in Harrison Twp., Daviess, Missouri. He was buried in Trosper Cemetery, Daviess, Missouri. This gravestone is worn and virtually illegible (in 2000). Parents: Elijah Leonard TROSPER Sr. and Abigail HIGGINS.

Spouse: Elizabeth Ann . Elizabeth Ann and Elijah Leonard TROSPER Jr. were married. Children were: Benjamin Franklin TROSPER, Elizabeth "Eliza" TROSPER, Thomas Elijah TROSPER, Lydia Ann Vestine TROSPER, Sarilda TROSPER, Mary Catherine TROSPER.

Spouse: Mary Elizabeth HALE. Mary Elizabeth HALE and Elijah Leonard TROSPER Jr. were married on 3 November 1853 in Daviess Co., Missouri. Children were: William J. TROSPER, John David TROSPER, Margaret Abigail "Abbie" TROSPER, Minerva L. TROSPER, Robert A. TROSPER, Evermont H. "Everett" TROSPER.


Elizabeth "Betsey" TROSPER was born on 22 November 1799 in Burke Co., North Carolina. She died on 4 January 1874 at the age of 74 in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas. She was buried in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas. Parents: Elijah Leonard TROSPER Sr. and Abigail HIGGINS.

Spouse: William Miller BLEDSOE Jr.. Elizabeth "Betsey" TROSPER and William Miller BLEDSOE Jr. were married on 1 January 1817.


Elizabeth "Eliza" TROSPER was born on 29 March 1832 in Knox Co., Kentucky. She died in 1898 at the age of 66. She was buried in Hershberger Graveyard, Caldwell, Missouri. Parents: Elijah Leonard TROSPER Jr. and Elizabeth Ann .

Spouse: Noah HERSHBERGER. Elizabeth "Eliza" TROSPER and Noah HERSHBERGER were married on 30 September 1847 in Harrison Twp., Daviess, Missouri. Children were: Samuel S. HERSHBERGER, Ann HERSHBERGER, Laura HERSHBERGER, Mary HERSHBERGER, Lovie HERSHBERGER, Catherine Jane HERSHBERGER, Noah HERSHBERGER, Minerva Caroline HERSHBERGER, Jane HERSHBERGER, John F. HERSHBERGER.


Elizabeth "Lizzie" TROSPER was born on 12 July 1884 in Breckenridge, Caldwell, Missouri. She died on 3 May 1952 at the age of 67 in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri. She was buried on 10 May 1952 in Rose Hill Cemetery, Caldwell, Missouri. She was a daughter of Lewis Trosper.

Parents: Lewis TROSPER and Effie .

Spouse: Frank H. DOUGLAS. Elizabeth "Lizzie" TROSPER and Frank H. DOUGLAS were married on 15 September 1904 in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri. Children were: Barbara E. DOUGLAS, Louis W. DOUGLAS, Helen DOUGLAS, Florence DOUGLAS.


Elizabeth "Lizzie" TROSPER was born in March 1887 in Daviess Co., Missouri. Parents: Evermont H. "Everett" TROSPER and Ella Melissa OSBORN.


Everett Arthur TROSPER was born on 27 December 1901 in Green Twp., Nodaway, Missouri. He died on 20 January 1949 at the age of 47 in Elmo, Nodaway, Missouri. He was buried on 23 January 1949 in Elmo, Nodaway, Missouri. Parents: Evermont H. "Everett" TROSPER and Ella Melissa OSBORN.

Spouse: Roberta CALFEE. Roberta CALFEE and Everett Arthur TROSPER were married.


Evermont H. "Everett" TROSPER was born on 5 September 1865 in Harrison Twp., Daviess, Missouri. He died on 6 January 1941 at the age of 75 in Nodaway Twp., Nodaway, Missouri. He was buried on 8 January 1941 in Ohio Cemetery, Nodaway, Missouri. Parents: Elijah Leonard TROSPER Jr. and Mary Elizabeth HALE.

Spouse: Ella Melissa OSBORN. Ella Melissa OSBORN and Evermont H. "Everett" TROSPER were married on 23 August 1885 in Daviess Co., Missouri. Evermont and Ella moved from Daviess Co. to Burlington Junction, Missouri in 1898. Children were: Elizabeth "Lizzie" TROSPER, Allie B. TROSPER, May TROSPER, Jennie M. TROSPER, Everett Arthur TROSPER, Pauline TROSPER.


Fannie Lenore TROSPER was born on 26 January 1894 in Harrison Twp., Daviess, Missouri. She died on 18 June 1983 at the age of 89 in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri. She was buried on 21 June 1983 in Trosper Cemetery, Daviess, Missouri. Fannie and Claude's names are on the same stone. It is not clear whether she is actually buried in Trosper Cemetery. Parents: Gilbreath Nail "Gilley" TROSPER and Matilda Ellen "Tilda" MADDUX.

Spouse: Claude Henry MITTEN. Fannie Lenore TROSPER and Claude Henry MITTEN were married on 15 March 1911 in Breckenridge, Caldwell, Missouri. Children were: Claude Bernell MITTEN, Lyman Russell MITTEN, Helen Eunivee MITTEN, Harlan Dee MITTEN, Ruby Lea MITTEN, Margaret Ruth MITTEN, Mary Lou MITTEN.

Spouse: Emmett WISELY. Fannie Lenore TROSPER and Emmett WISELY were married on 20 February 1952 in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri. The groom was of Ludlow, the bride of Mooresville.


Faye TROSPER was born in September 1896 in Monroe Twp., Daviess, Missouri. Parents: Milton Thomas TROSPER and Sarah J. LANKFORD.

Spouse: Lelan Orva BREWER. Faye TROSPER and Lelan Orva BREWER were married on 7 February 1917 in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri. Bride and groom were of Breckenridge Township. Children were: Florence BREWER.


Frances A. "Frankie" TROSPER was born on 7 October 1856 in Elm Twp., Caldwell, Missouri. She died on 21 July 1934 at the age of 77 in Breckenridge, Caldwell, Missouri. She was buried on 22 July 1934 in Rose Hill Cemetery, Caldwell, Missouri. She never married. Parents: Robert Brank TROSPER and Mary Rice "Nancy" CONNOR.


Genevieve TROSPER was born on 29 May 1892 in Harrison Twp., Daviess, Missouri. She died on 30 June 1988 at the age of 96 in Braymer, Caldwell, Missouri. Her home had been at Wheeling. She was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Caldwell, Missouri. Parents: William Brank TROSPER and Mina Grant PULLEN.

Spouse: Clarence Bird NORMAN. Genevieve TROSPER and Clarence Bird NORMAN were married on 6 September 1912 in Breckenridge, Caldwell, Missouri. The bride was of Breckenridge, the groom of Nodaway Co., Missouri.

Spouse: Ross E. GEREN. Genevieve TROSPER and Ross E. GEREN were married on 1 May 1951 in Brookfield, Linn, Missouri. The bride was of Breckenridge, the groom of Meadville.


George TROSPER was born (date unknown). Parents: William Johnson TROSPER and Palmyra A. BUNCH.


Gilbreath N. TROSPER was born on 6 April 1809 in Kentucky. He died on 17 March 1861 at the age of 51 in Daviess Co., Missouri. He was buried in Trosper Cemetery, Daviess, Missouri. Parents: Nicholas Livingston TROSPER and Rachel BRANK.

Spouse: Louisa Catherine GROVE. Louisa Catherine GROVE and Gilbreath N. TROSPER were married on 15 November 1856 in Daviess Co., Missouri. They were divorced in 1857 in Daviess Co., Missouri. Children were: Thomas Franklin TROSPER, Analiza Gertrude "Trude" TROSPER.


Gilbreath Nail "Gilley" TROSPER was born on 17 October 1846 in Daviess Co., Missouri. He was born October 16, 1844, according to History of Daviess Co., Missouri (1882). This date appears to be the birth date of his brother, Robert. He died on 23 April 1912 at the age of 65 in Harrison Twp., Daviess, Missouri. He was buried on 25 April 1912 in Trosper Cemetery, Daviess, Missouri. Parents: Elijah Kelly TROSPER and Margaret Jane TROSPER.

Spouse: Matilda Ellen "Tilda" MADDUX. Matilda Ellen "Tilda" MADDUX and Gilbreath Nail "Gilley" TROSPER were married on 7 February 1872 in Breckenridge, Caldwell, Missouri. History of Daviess County, Missouri (1882) says, on page 825, that this marriage took place in Daviess Co. Children were: Alice TROSPER, Marguerite Elizabeth "Maggie" TROSPER, Elijah Hamilton "Lige" TROSPER, Charles Robert TROSPER, James C. TROSPER, Fannie Lenore TROSPER, Virgil Arthur TROSPER.


Gilly Kelly TROSPER was born on 28 December 1918 in Breckenridge Twp., Caldwell, Missouri. He died on 22 October 1972 at the age of 53 in Breckenridge, Caldwell, Missouri. He was buried in Trosper Cemetery, Daviess, Missouri. Parents: Charles Robert TROSPER and Stella Frances YOUMANS.

Spouse: Julia Romaine MCLEY. Julia Romaine MCLEY and Gilly Kelly TROSPER were married on 11 May 1956 in Buchanan Co., Missouri. Children were: Marcia TROSPER.


Grace Lee TROSPER was born on 4 September 1885 in Daviess Co., Missouri. She died on 30 June 1974 at the age of 88 in Wheeling, Livingston, Missouri. She was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Caldwell, Missouri. Parents: Milton Thomas TROSPER and Sarah J. LANKFORD.

Spouse: Thomas Benson "Ben" ROGERS. Grace Lee TROSPER and Thomas Benson "Ben" ROGERS were married on 30 June 1907 in Gallatin, Daviess, Missouri. The groom was of Mooresville Township, the bride of Gallatin. Children were: Colene ROGERS, Palmalee ROGERS, Nora Annabell "Ann" ROGERS.


Grayson L. TROSPER was born on 13 December 1925 in Missouri. He died on 22 June 2002 at the age of 76 in Fitchburg, Dane, Wisconsin. His residence was in Oregon, Dane Co., Wisconsin., He was buried in Oregon, Dane, Wisconsin. Parents: Ray Junior "Rooster" TROSPER and Ruby O'NEAL.

Spouse: Marjorie Louise OWENS. Marjorie Louise OWENS and Grayson L. TROSPER were married in 1945 in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin. Children were: Gregory TROSPER, John TROSPER, Janet TROSPER, Raymond TROSPER.


Gregory TROSPER was born (date unknown). Parents: Grayson L. TROSPER and Marjorie Louise OWENS.


Hannah TROSPER was born on 18 June 1812 in Knox Co., Kentucky. She died on 21 January 1874 at the age of 61 in Daviess Co., Missouri. She was buried in Trosper Cemetery, Daviess, Missouri. Parents: Elijah Leonard TROSPER Sr. and Abigail HIGGINS.

Spouse: William P. EARLY. Hannah TROSPER and William P. EARLY were married on 8 December 1831 in Knox Co., Kentucky. Children were: James M. EARLY, Elijah T. EARLY, William T. EARLY, Robert T. EARLY, Nancy Ann EARLY, Hannah Barilla EARLY, Mary Jane EARLY, Margaret C. EARLY, Rachel Armeda EARLY.


Harold TROSPER was born in 1909 in Harrison Twp., Daviess, Missouri. Parents: Elijah Hamilton "Lige" TROSPER and Lillian Blanche WILSON.


Harriett L. TROSPER was born about 1928 in Missouri. Parents: Thomas Harry TROSPER and Elzona "Zona" BLAKELY.

Spouse: BUFORD. Harriett L. TROSPER and BUFORD were married.


Harvey TROSPER was born on 24 October 1815 in Knox Co., Kentucky. Parents: Elijah Leonard TROSPER Sr. and Abigail HIGGINS.

Spouse: unknown . Unknown and Harvey TROSPER were married. Children were: Richard TROSPER.


Henry TROSPER was born in 1825 in Kentucky. He died on 22 December 1869 at the age of 44 in Missouri.

Spouse: Jennie B. WELDON. Jennie B. WELDON and Henry TROSPER were married in 1850. Children were: Martha TROSPER, Lewis TROSPER, William Henderson "Hence" TROSPER, Moses TROSPER, James K. TROSPER, Joseph TROSPER, Mary "Mollie" TROSPER.


Herbert A. TROSPER was born in December 1892 in Daviess Co., Missouri. Parents: William W. TROSPER and Charity Belle LAY.


Hollie C. TROSPER was born (date unknown). Parents: Hollie Hugh TROSPER and Erma Pausey AMBROSIUS.

Spouse: unknown . Unknown and Hollie C. TROSPER were married. Children were: Hollie D. TROSPER, Chris D. TROSPER.


Hollie D. TROSPER was born (date unknown). Parents: Hollie C. TROSPER and unknown .


Hollie Hugh TROSPER was born on 25 October 1885 in Nebraska. He was a street car operator in Kansas City, Missouri. Parents: William Albert "Bert" TROSPER and Charity May BOWERS.

Spouse: Madge L. SMITH. Madge L. SMITH and Hollie Hugh TROSPER were married on 1 January 1908 in Hamilton, Caldwell, Missouri. The groom was of Monroe Twp., the bride of Hamilton. Children were: Ira Vernon TROSPER.

Spouse: Erma Pausey AMBROSIUS. Erma Pausey AMBROSIUS and Hollie Hugh TROSPER were married on 19 February 1913. Children were: Hollie C. TROSPER.

Spouse: Elizabeth Melissa "Lizzie" FIRST. Elizabeth Melissa "Lizzie" FIRST and Hollie Hugh TROSPER were married.


Hugh TROSPER was born in 1890 in Missouri. He died on 14 April 1891 at the age of 1. Parents: John David TROSPER and Sarah Jane HUSTON.


Ida N. TROSPER was born about 1869 in Harrison Twp., Daviess, Missouri. Parents: Thomas Elijah TROSPER and Louisa Catherine GROVE.


infant TROSPER was born in Daviess Co., Missouri. He/she was buried in Trosper Cemetery, Daviess, Missouri. Parents: John Harvey Whitten TROSPER and Elizabeth Ebeline WELDON.


Ira TROSPER was born on 23 November 1872 in Missouri. He died on 1 October 1945 at the age of 72 in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri. He was buried in Lock Springs Cemetery, Daviess, Missouri. In 1880 Ira lived with his grandparents, William and Susan J. Bennett. In 1910 he was a laborer at odd jobs. He was a railroad laborer at Lock Springs in 1918. Parents: Robert H. TROSPER and Eliza Anna BENNETT.

Spouse: Ora May REED. Ora May REED and Ira TROSPER were married about 1895 in Missouri. This family lived in Breckenridge Township in 1900. Children were: Lydia M. TROSPER, Beulah R. TROSPER, Marie TROSPER, Opal TROSPER, Mary Ann TROSPER, Alice M. TROSPER, Juanita TROSPER, Eleanor Virginia TROSPER, James R. TROSPER.


Ira Vernon TROSPER was born on 24 September 1908 in Missouri. Parents: Hollie Hugh TROSPER and Madge L. SMITH.

Spouse: Marie BROWN. Marie BROWN and Ira Vernon TROSPER were married on 11 July 1928 in Jamesport, Daviess, Missouri. The groom was of Turney, the bride of Gallatin. John Smith, guardian of Ira V. Trosper, consents. Mrs. Charles Brown, mother of Miss Marie, consents.


James TROSPER was born in 1774 in Kentucky. Parents: Capt. Nicholas TROSPER and Sally BURCHFIELD.


James TROSPER was born on 8 May 1804. Parents: Elijah Leonard TROSPER Sr. and Abigail HIGGINS.

Spouse: Susan PARROTT. Susan PARROTT and James TROSPER were married on 7 March 1833.


James Benedict TROSPER was born on 25 January 1855 in Daviess Co., Missouri. He died on 26 April 1890 at the age of 35. He was buried in Weldon Cemetery, Daviess, Missouri. He never married. Parents: John Harvey Whitten TROSPER and Elizabeth Ebeline WELDON.


James C. TROSPER was born about 1885. He died about 1888 at the age of 3. He was buried in Trosper Cemetery, Daviess, Missouri. Parents: Gilbreath Nail "Gilley" TROSPER and Matilda Ellen "Tilda" MADDUX.


James Henry TROSPER was born on 31 May 1876 in Breckenridge, Caldwell, Missouri. He died on 26 December 1959 at the age of 83 in Trenton, Grundy, Missouri. Parents: William Henderson "Hence" TROSPER and Sarah Alice BANTON.

Spouse: Lilly May BROWN. Lilly May BROWN and James Henry TROSPER were married on 7 March 1899 in Mirabile, Caldwell, Missouri. Children were: Otis TROSPER, Roy B. TROSPER, Offie H. TROSPER.


James J. TROSPER was born on 1 January 1867 in Breckenridge Twp., Caldwell, Missouri. He died on 24 December 1942 at the age of 75 in Breckenridge Twp., Caldwell, Missouri. He was buried on 29 December 1942 in Rose Hill Cemetery, Caldwell, Missouri. He was married and divorced before 1906. Parents: Benjamin Franklin TROSPER and Mary Catherine GROVE.

Spouse: Nora A. HALE. Nora A. HALE and James J. TROSPER were married on 22 July 1896 in Harrison Twp., Daviess, Missouri. Bride and groom were of Harrison Twp., Daviess Co. They were divorced about 1905.


James K. TROSPER was born about 1857 in Missouri. Parents: Henry TROSPER and Jennie B. WELDON.


James M. TROSPER was born in October 1817 in Knox Co., Kentucky. He died after May 1900 at the age of 82. Hist. of Caldwell and Livingston Counties, Missouri (1886), in reference of the military raid on Haun's Mill by Col. Jennings and his militia: "Within two miles of the mill, Col. Jennings left his wagons and two Mormon prisoners, captured some days before, in charge of a squad of men, of whom James Trosper, now of Breckenridge, was one, and pressed rapidly on."

James never married. Parents: Nicholas Livingston TROSPER and Rachel BRANK.


James P. TROSPER was born about 1868 in Kansas. Parents: John D. TROSPER and Mahala ROBLING.


James R. TROSPER was born about 1917 in Missouri. Parents: Ira TROSPER and Ora May REED.


James W. TROSPER was born (date unknown). Parents: Roy B. TROSPER and Kathryn JONES.


Janet TROSPER was born (date unknown). Parents: Grayson L. TROSPER and Marjorie Louise OWENS.


Jennie M. TROSPER was born about 1897 in Daviess Co., Missouri. Parents: Evermont H. "Everett" TROSPER and Ella Melissa OSBORN.


Jo Anne "Jody" TROSPER was born on 22 February 1933 in Braymer, Caldwell, Missouri. She died on 22 October 2016 at the age of 83 in Hamilton, Caldwell, Missouri. She was buried in Grain Valley, Jackson, Missouri. Parents: Virgil Arthur TROSPER and Opal O'NEAL.

Spouse: Raymond C. WINGO. Jo Anne "Jody" TROSPER and Raymond C. WINGO were married on 2 June 1972 in Holden, Johnson, Missouri. Bride and groom were of Buckner, Missouri.