Hiram Long was a native of Claremont, New Hampshire and was born May 22, 1827. He was the youngest of fifteen children, and his father, Simeon Long, was a retired sea captain. Mr. Long spent his boyhood days on a farm and pursued the course of study of the common schools. At seventeen years … > More >
by Marilyn Foley
The small town of Marceline, Missouri, was gradually growing in population and expanding in area. By the turn of the century she was a prosperous mining center. The Santa Fe Railroad had been going through since 1887.
J. C. Taylor owned approximately fifty acres of ground in the northeast part of Marceline. … > More >
The citizens of Marceline have been concerned over the years about the loss of population and economic decline of Linn County. Marceline, being the second largest town in the County and wishing to preserve its identity, has teamed up with Linn County for Rural Areas Development.
The Rural Areas Development Program is a new concept … > More >
In 1888 when Marceline, Missouri was incorporated, the first marshals were Joseph Turner and I.A. Runyon. Others who served as officers were Mike Burns, Wesley Ellis, George Ellis, Bill Conklin, Sam Parker, R.C. Freeman, Calvin Wilson. At this time the Police Department consisted of only two officers. Chief of Police and a night Police.
The … > More >
Born in Chariton county, their grandparents came to Missouri in a covered wagon with the first settlers. The farm was one … > More >
- 200?-current – “Ma Vic’s”, owned by Vicki Lodder.
- ?-? – “Susie’s”, owned by Susie Wright.
- ?1986?-? – “Pam’s”, owned by Pam Bandy. She bought the restaurant from Bob’s daughters.
- ~1975-? – Hungry Tiger Restaurant, owned by Bruce Swanson. Specialized in pizzas. After Bob passed away, his daughters ran the restaurant.
- People who worked there:
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US Army, 1966-1968
My name is Michael Roy Haley, born August 9, 1947 at the old old St. Francis Hospital in Marceline. My parents were Warren F. Haley and Pearl Lourene Cowser Haley.
After the death of a cousin the family broke up. Uncle Howard, a WWII veteran of Europe, moved back to Hammond, IN. … > More >
US Army, 1964-1967 – 69th Engineers Battalion
After high school graduation I couldn’t find a decent job because of my age (17.) So I joined the Army. The only problem was I didn’t weigh enough. I needed to be 117 pounds. So an Army recruiter took me aside and said, “Hey, wait here. I’ll be … > More >
This is my Story…
I graduated from Marceline high school in 1961 and farmed with my dad until being drafted May 17, 1966. I was inducted in the army at the induction station in Kansas City and got orders to go to Fort Leonard Wood, MO for basic training. While at the reception center I … > More >
US ARMY – Army Artillery Division, Korean War, First Lieutenant
Tully Brown Reed was born to H. B. and Mary V. Schrock Reed on August 27th, 1932 in Hammond, IN. He soon moved with his parents and older brother Thomas to Linn County, MO, graduating from Linneus High School in 1950. He studied Agricultural … > More >