1130. Warren Harris COMSTOCK377 was born in 1834 in Tennessee.9,357 He served in the military in 1862 at Company I, 3rd Missouri Cavalry Regt., Marmaduke's Brigade in Civil War. He died in February 1864 at the age of 30 in Missouri.
This is the only child of Ephraim & Nancy I could not account for in McDonald Co MO in 1860. He married Minerva Shell. I did possibly find her living under her maiden name in a household with who appears to be a brother and sister.
A very long article about his father-in-law, Henry Schell, posted on FindAGrave Memorial# 33163060, describes Henry's murder by bushwhackers on 11 July 1863, and goes on to say: A few months later in 1864, Henry's son-in-law, Warren Comstock, husband of Manervia Schell Comstock, was also killed by bushwhackers.
Warren Harris COMSTOCK and Manerva SCHELL were married. Manerva SCHELL369,381,382, daughter of Henry SCHELL and Elisabeth H. YOCUM, was born on 6 June 1836 in Missouri.377,383 She died on 6 August 1921 at the age of 85 in McDonald County, Missouri.383
In an abstract of the the McDonald Co MO 1870 Census by Janice Soutee Looney: Fox Township 48: Elisabeth Schell, age 51, born MO, with six children from age 22-10 and Minerva, age 32, born MO, and Mary Comstock, age 9. Minerva's name not listed as Comstock in the abstract. This is likely Manerva living back home with her mother. I believe the child's name was actually Nancy, rather than Mary. Film of the census bears out all of the above, including the child listed as Mary, although in all later records she appears as Nancy.
John Fry married Manervia Compstock, 14 Jun 1875, Barry Co, Missouri.
I possibly found Manerva & John Fry in 1880, living in Benton Co AR. If so, Manerva had dropped about 10 years off her age.
By 1900, Minerva Frye was living with her son-in-law and daughter back in McDonald Co, and near some of her brothers. She was still with them in 1910. Not found in the 1920 census.
Warren Harris COMSTOCK and Manerva SCHELL had the following children: