Section VI - Massey Data Bank One Maryland Massey Family by George Langford, Jr. 1901-1996
©Cullen G. Langford and George Langford, III, 2010


Index (original by GL,Jr.)
Topic: It is partially indexed; to navigate, select a topic,
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GL, Jr. notes & abstracts Major outside sources
Massey Data Bank - Volume VIII - [Many of the pages in this volume are xerographic copies of work under copyright, so I have replaced them with links to suitable reference sources - GL,III, ed.]


Will of Nicholas Massey, Queen Anne's County, Maryland, April 13, 1724

1723
February 8, 1726 - Probate Court document for the administration of the Will of the late Nicholas Massey

1724
January 30, 1726 - Inventory of the Estate of Nicholas Massey

1725,1726,1727
Administrator's accounting of expenditures from the Nicholas Massey estate [pagination out of order]

1729,1728
March 10, 1726: Mary Massey, wife of Nicholas Massey, gives up her role as Administratrix of the Estate of her late husband

1730
February 9, 1726: Five hundred pound bond executed by Peter Massey against the full, accurate and complete administration of the Will of Nicholas Massey

1731
October 14, 1727: Accounting of Estate expenditures by Peter Massey, Executor of the Will of Nicholas Massey

1732,1735
October 10, 1728: Accounting of Estate expenditures by Peter Massey, Executor of the Will of Nicholas Massey
1734,1733
March 7, 1726: Inventory of the Estate of Nicholas Massey
1736
April 19, 1727: Inventory of the Estate of Nicholas Massey
1737
October 16, 1727: Accounting of Estate expenditures by Peter Massey, Executor of the Will of Nicholas Massey
1738
Will of James Massey, Queen Anne's County, Maryland, May 10, 1755

1739-1740
GL,Jr.: translation of James Massey's Will, 1739-1741
1742,Link

Contract between the Powell brothers and J.S. Collier, April 14, 1834, for the Santa Fe trading venture; copies courtesy of the Joint Collection of Missouri - Western Historical Manuscript Collection - Columbia & State Historical Society of Missouri Manuscripts
1745,1746,1747,1748
Orville L. (Lou) Hough: letter to GL,Jr. of April 22, 1986 analyzing the Powell-Collier contract and Benjamin F. Massey's trip or trips to Santa Fe, Mexico in 1833 and/or 1834

1749,1751
GL,Jr.: translation of the Land Grant document, "Massey's Venture," 200 acres in Kent County, Maryland, September 10, 1717
1753,Link
1754
Sale of Tingle & Massey's Fayette, Howard County, Missouri retail mercantile business to Richard H. Law, July 28, 1840

1755,1756
Lou Hough: translation of the Tingle & Massey sale document, page 1756 [same as page 1751]

1757
Lou Hough: letter to GL,Jr. of April 22, 1986 [again ... see 1749 & 1751]

1758
GL,Jr.: Appendix LII - Sale of the Massey & Tingle Retail Mercantile Store
1759-1760

GL,Jr.: notes of March 24, 1986 regarding (1) a bank withdrawal by B.F. Massey of $42.31, January 13, 1838 and (2) the accounting of the sale of the Tingle & Massey store to the Powell brothers in 1841
1761

GL,Jr.: letter of April 12, 1986 to the Probate Court Clerk, St. Louis (Missouri) City Court House, requesting a copy of a Benjamin Franklin Massey Will, if it exists (no, says the County Clerk)
1762

GL,Jr.: note to go with page 1761
1763

Peter Michel, Curator of Manuscripts, Missouri Historical Society: letter to GL,Jr. of April 18, 1986 regarding Lou Hough's order for manuscripts relating to the Dr. John F. Snyder - B.F. Massey letters

1764
GL,Jr.: list, dated April 22, 1986 of the manuscripts requested above in page 1764
1764A

Peter Michel, Curator of Manuscripts, Missouri Historical Society: letter to GL,Jr. of April 18, 1986 relaying the manuscripts requested in 1764A

1765
Peter Michel's list of said manuscripts

1766 1767
Benjamin F. Massey: letter of August 6, 1843 to Dr. John F. Snyder

1768,1769,1770
Benjamin F. Massey: letter of February 5, 1859 to Dr. John F. Snyder
1771,1772,1773,1774
Benjamin F. Massey: letter of March 26, 1860 to Dr. John F. Snyder
1775,1776
Snyder/Massey letter fragments [1777 - 1778 - 1779 - 1780 - 1781 - 1781A - 1782: in mixed order]

????
Benjamin F. Massey: letter of June 20, 1860 to Dr. John F. Snyder
1783,1784,1785
Benjamin F. Massey: letter of June 26, 1860 to Dr. John F. Snyder
1786,1787,1788,1789
Mosby M. Parsons: letter of July 8, 1860 to Dr. John F. Snyder regarding Secessionist politics

1790-1792
Benjamin F. Massey: letter of July 9, 1860 to Dr. John F. Snyder
1793,1794,1795,1796
Benjamin F. Massey: letter of 1864 to Dr. John F. Snyder & J.M. Milton asking for a gallon of liquor

1797
GL,Jr.: abstract of an 1872 deposition by B.F. Massey before a legislative commission regarding the fulfillment of a contract entered into with Moritz Niedner
1798
1799-1800
F.M. McDavid: letter of February 6, 1936 to Dr. F.A. Middlebush regarding an opinion of Benjamin U. Massey, "on the Negro question." GL,Jr. considered the opinion devoid of any understanding of genetics and destroyed his copy
1801
Cindy Stewart, Sr. Manuscript Specialist, University of Missouri: letter to GL,Jr. of March 19, 1986 transmitting copies of references to B.F. Massey and B.U. Massey from the Abiel Leonard papers & collection and from the U.of M. President's Office Papers, 1892-1966

1802,1803
Thomas L. Snead: letter of April 27, 1882 to Dr. John F. Snyder requesting life sketches of B.F. Massey and other Missouri politicians

1804-1805
GL,Jr.: translation of the following Dr. John F. Snyder letter to his brother, William W. Snyder at Belleville, Illinois, pages 1808-1811
1806,1807

Dr. John F. Snyder: letter of April 22, 1850 to William W. Snyder, regarding his current travel along the Santa Fe Trail, on the South Fork of the Platte River, 500 miles West from the Eastern terminus of the trail

1808,1809,1810,1811
GL,Jr.: letter of May 12, 1986 to the Archivist, Kansas State Historical Society, requesting a copy of a May 1850 letter of Dr. John F. Snyder that concerned the area around Uniontown, Kansas ... plus any Benjamin Franklin Massey material
1812

GL,Jr.: letter of June 1, 1986 to Lou Hough regarding the lack of mention of B.F. Massey in the letter of Dr. John F. Snyder to his brother William W. Snyder; and Massey Printz and the "Pandora's Box" material of 1979
1813

GL,Jr.: dated, abstracted excerpts from the article by Arthur Roy Kirkpatrick, entitled Missouri's Secessionist Government 1861-1865
1821,1822,1823,1824
Link
1814-1820,Link
GL,Jr.: dated, abstracted excerpts from the book by Robert E. Miller, entitled General Mosby M. Parsons - Missouri Secessionist [This was "fair use" material that is still under copyright, so I have rewritten the excerpts on the present webpage to comply with the law - GL,III, ed.] 1838,1839,1840,1841
Link
1825-1837,Link
GL,Jr.: dated, abstracted excerpts from the book by Georgia Cook, entitled Neosho - Its Part in a Confederate Dream [This was "fair use" material that is still under copyright, so I have rewritten the excerpts on the present webpage to comply with the law - GL,III, ed.] 1850,Link
1842-1849,Link
GL,Jr.: dated, abstracted excerpts from the book by Dan Saults, Missouri's Confederate Capital in Marshall, Texas [This was "fair use" material that is still under copyright, so I have rewritten the excerpts on the present webpage to comply with the law - GL,III, ed.] 1867,Link
1851-1866,Link
GL,Jr.: Appendix XXXI - Benjamin Ulpian Massey's Biography, dated and abstracted excerpts [Source: History of the Bench and Bar of Missouri, A.J.D. Stewart, editor; St. Louis, Mo.: Legal Pub. Co., 1898. 664, viii p.]
1866,1868,Link
No copies,Link
GL,Jr.: dated and excerpted abstracts from "History of Missouri," in Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Vol. 18, pp. 612-613 [[This was "fair use" material that is still under copyright, so I have rewritten the excerpts on the present webpage to comply with the law - GL,III, ed.] 1896,Link
No copies,Link
GL,Jr.: dated and abstracted excerpts from the book by Robert E. Miller, "One of the Ruling Class," Thomas Caute Reynolds, Second Confederate Governor of Missouri [This was "fair use" material that is still under copyright, so I have rewritten the excerpts on the present webpage to comply with the law - GL,III, ed.] 1897,1898,Link
1869-1895,Link
GL,III: Appendix XXX - Benjamin Ulpian Massey's Recollections of B.F. Massey's Reminiscences of His Lost Autobiography, dated and abstracted excerpts
1898A,1899,Link
No copies -
See 1307-1310
Biography of Robert Marcellus Stewart, Governor of Missouri

1900 Link
Biography of Dr. John Francis Snyder, Friend and Ally of Benjamin F. Massey

1901 Link
Biography of Sterling Price, Governor of Missouri

1902-1903 Link
Biography of John Smith Phelps, Governor of Missouri; see also this link

1904-1905 Link
Excerpts from the book by Barry, Louise, comp. The Beginning of the West: Annals of the Kansas Gateway to the American West, 1540-1854. Topeka: Kansas State Historical Society, 1972.

1906-1918,Link
Gayle O. Kemp: genealogical notes of May 31, 1983 on Massey in Wilkes County, North Carolina, 1780-1820

1919
Gayle O. Kemp: letter of May 31, 1983 to GL,Jr. regarding James Cass and Aley Pendergrass and their move to Greene County, Missouri

1920
GL,Jr.: letter of March 22, 1986 to Probate Court Clerk, Greene County, Missouri, regarding a possible Benjamin Franklin Massey Will [no, says the County Clerk]
1922

GL,Jr.: letter of March 22, 1986 to Probate Court Clerk, St. Louis City, Missouri, regarding a possible Benjamin Franklin Massey Will
1923

Darrell D. Garwood: letter of May 27, 1986 to GL,Jr. enclosing copies of a letter by Dr. John F. Snyder in May, 1850, courtesy of the Kansas State Historical Society

1924,1925
GL,Jr.: Abstracted, dated notes from the book by Robert Luther Duffus, The Santa Fe Trail [Data is so widely available on the Internet that I have not attempted to rewrite or even present GL,Jr.'s notes on the book - GL,III, ed.]
1931-1932
Link
GL,Jr.: (1) calculations of a wagon train's transit time along the Santa Fe Trail in 1833-1834, based on data in Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Vol. 19, p.524 & Vol. 24, pp.186-187; (2) the Henry Inman book title: The Old Santa Fe Trail 1897
1933

Perpetual Calendar, 1801-2000

1934-1935,Link