Biographical Sketch of George Neithercut, Lafayette County, Missouri Submitted by: David Tucker "The 1850 census of Carter shows George and his wife Sarah, each 20 years of age." From "History of Lafayette County, Mo., carefully written and compiled from the most authentic official and private sources" St. Louis, Mo. Historical Company, 1881.
George Neithercut. Mr. Neithercut is a native of Virginia, and was born in Lee county, October 22, 1829. His parents and family moved to Castor county, Ky., about the year 1841, where he was educated. After reaching his majority, he engaged in farming, which he followed until the spring of 1858, when he traveled towards the setting sun and settled for a time in Jasper county, Mo., engaged in farming and carpentering, having learn- ed the trade while in Kentucky. In 1863, he went to Nebraska City, where he engaged in wagon making for two years. He then came to Saline county, Mo., stopping at Elmwood, where he followed the same business until 1868, when he came to Lafayette county and purchased a farm of 125 acres, in Middleton township, which he still owns. He operated this farm until 1879, when he removed to Corder and engaged in a general merchandise business, which he has followed since. He carries a good stock and has a fine trade. Was first married in 1850, to Miss Sarah Cornutte, of Lawrence county, Kentucky. Eight children were born to them, viz.: Rebecca, Jordon, Martha, William, Alice, Bettie, George and Marvin. Jordon is living in Nebraska, engaged in the cattle business. Mr. Neithercut is a worthy member of the A. F. & A. M., Brownville Lodge, No. 217. Is also a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, south, of Dover. His wife died in February, 1872; and on November 1, 1877, he married Miss Mary A. Feehrer, of Clarke county, Va. This union is bless- ed with one child.