James F. Pendleton, father of Larkin C. Pendleton, and grandfather of Walter Pendleton, pioneers of Marceline, was one of the two first white settlers in Linn County. He and a companion came to Locust Creek country in 1830 on a hunting exhibition. They found the country in accordance with their desires and determined to … > More >
A. L. and Samintha Coffey Dawkins came to Marceline from a farm in North Missouri, Schuyler County in 1889 with their three children, William, Bertha (Mrs. Ed. F. Hayden), and Jewell (Mrs. Charles Willis, Kansas City, Kansas).
Mr. Dawkins bought a half interest in a furniture store, which was called Finnell and … > More >
He was county surveyor for several terms as well as holding other county offices. While in office as county surveyor he assisted in … > More >