Vernon County, Missouri, Probate Roll 11, p. 2576 Thomas Puckett. John Hale, principal with Wilson Davenport, Hugh M. Catron and Thos B. Kelly as securities for $200 2 April 1875. heirs Elizabeth Hatfield, (formerly Puckett] and her husband Hatfield and James Puckett, minor heir of Vernon County.

Probably died 17 March 1875 when doctor made last visit.


Elisha Puckett left a nuncupative will in Washington County, Missouri dated 4 August 1846 at Old Mines, his usual place of residence. He called Elijah Puckett to him and asked him to pay the doctor, give his watch to his sister Elizabeth in Kentucky and the balance to Ann and the children who are known as the wife and children of Elijah Puckett his brother.  Wit: John B. Boyer, William Harden & Elijah Puckett.

The only man of this name located in 1850 was living in Washington County, Missouri, and listed on p. 102, Household #195. He was 32 years old, a wagon maker, $200, b. Virginia. With him was Malinda A., age 30 b. Kentucky; all younger children born in Missouri: William H., age 10, Elisha J., age 5, Mary Ann, age 4, Isaac L. age 2, Aron, age 22 no occupation b. Virginia, and Thomas age 20 b. Virginia. Next to them was Battist Coleman, age 53, a miner, born in Missouri and then Robert Puckett, age 23, wagon maker, b. Virginia, Louise, age 20 b. Missouri, Wm. F., age 3 months b. Missouri and Mary Silvey, age 6 b. Missouri.