Sarah Caroline (Baker) Dugger, husband Frank Dugger and two of their girls. Mattie Dugger is the younger one on the left. Tressa is the older one on the right.

Silas Dugger

Born: May 1824 (1900 census) Tennessee
Married: first Nancy J. (1824-1850 census 26, NC)
Mary H. Dugger (1848, TN)
William Dugger (1849, TN)
Frank F. Dugger (Sept 1852, MO-)
Married: second Aug. 22, 1897 at Cedar Creek, MO, Sarah A. Haggard.

On 1850 census in Lawrence Co, Tennessee, spouse Nancy J. (26, NC) Mary H. (2, TN), William (10/12, TN). Unable to locate in the soundex for Missouri, Arkansas or Tennessee for 1860, 1870, or 1880.
In 1900 he is located on Cedar Creek, Taney Co, MO with wife Sarah A. (June 1835, IN), grandson Henry Z. (March 1882, MO), granddaughter Oma B. (Dec. 1886, MO). Probably the children of William Dugger.
Silas Dugger served as a private in Company E of the 16th Missouri Cavalry (Union). However, someone typed notes - long after the fact-- -- on the bottom of a sheet titled "Killed and wounded of 72nd Regiment Enrolled Military Militia in the Battle of Springffield, January 8, 1863 reported by Chas. SHEPPARD, Adjutant General, 4th Military District "...Silas Dugger,..."

Frank F. Dugger

Born: Sept. 1852 (1900 census), Missouri
Buried: Gobblers Knob Cemetery at Hollister, Missouri
Married: Sarah C. Baker in Jefferson Co., TN in 1801.
Baker (Feb. 1860, AR per census)
Edd "Eddie" Dugger (Oct. 1884, MO-Oct. 31, 1928, Pontiac, MI)
May Dugger (Sept. 1886, AR)
Claudie "Aunt Claude" Dugger (Sept. 1890, MO)married William "Will" Savage. He is listed as a WWI soldier from Mincy.
Ethel "Auntie" Dugger (Nov. 01, 1893, MO-Sept. 1983, MO) (SSA Index, SSN 493-16-9581) single, no children
Tressa/Tressy Dugger (Nov. 10, 1896, MO-June 1984, MO) (SSA Index, SSN 491-05-3918) married Roy Hodges
Walter S. Dugger (Jan. 1899, MO)
Mattie Dugger (Jan 15, 1902-Feb. 1976, MO) (SSA Index, SSN 495-09-7546) married Francis P. Nelson (?-1928). Francis died Oct. 31, 1928 in the same automobile accident as Mattie's Brother Edd. Mattie remarried to Earl Snodgrass. She had one child: Francis Nelson.

This family was located on the 1900 census for Cedar Creek Twp, Taney Co., MO.

Mae and Ed were teachers who in August 1912 helped present a "constructive program on methods and techniques of instruction", per the Taney County Republican, Sept. 5, 1912. (H-375) For the 1914-1915 term Ethel was paid $40.00 (H-477) and Claude was paid $45.00 (H-478). Edd Dugger served as postmaster in Hollister from Aug. 22, 1914 to March 7, 1922.


Born: Nov. 10, 1896, Cedar Creek, Taney Co, MO per family and obituary. However, her delayed birth certificate filed states that she was born at Willow Springs in Co., MO. It was based on the statements of her mother and family friends.
Died: June 1984, Springfield, Green Co, MO
Buried: Gobblers Knob Cemetery at Hollister, Missouri
Married: Roy Hodges
Children: go to Hodges Family: Then look for Roy Hodges

Tressa was the sixth child born to Frank F. and Sarah C. (Baker) Dugger. Roy's early death left Tressa with two small children to raise. Fortunately, her sister Ethel who had not married helped her raise the children. Ethel was known by the family as "Auntie". Tressa worked in several hotels, and was known for her fine pastries. Eventually she purchased a hotel in Springfield, renaming it the Hodges Hotel. After retiring from the hotel business, she rented out the extra rooms in her pink Victorian home on Main Street. Roy and Tressa are buried in Gobblers Knob Cemetery at Hollister, Missouri. The graves of her parents, Frank F. Dugger and Sarah C. Baker, are near by.


Moore Family: picture of Kent Co. farm and John A. Moore family

Lounsbury or Lounsberry Family: Picture of Jacob Lounsbury and Sarah Jane McCombs

Turrentine Family: Arrival in America in 1749

Baker Family: Oldest document marriage William Baker and Hannah Edwards in Jefferson Co., TN in 1801.

Keown Family: of Victoria County, Ontario, Canada

Hodges Family: Beginning with 3 children orphaned "enroute" to Arkansas in mid 1830s - Jesse, Emaline and Lafayette

Lounsbury or Lounsberry Family: Picture of Jacob Lounsbury and Sarah Jane McCombs

Short version of primary ancestorial lines: Baker, Turrentine, Hodges, Stanley, and more

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