Charles Stephen Dale

Snow lineage married Zella Snow Dale

Born 17 June 1888; Creighton, Sherman, Cass, Missouri

Parents Mathew Dale and Minerva Matilda Coe Dale


Marriage age 22; 5 March 1911 to Zella Snow Dale


  1. Bobby Jean Dale

Occupation banker

Died 3 January 1956; Jamestown, Moniteau, Missouri

Burial 6 January 1956; Garden City Cemetery, Garden City, Cass, Missouri




Unknown History – assuming Moniteau County, Missouri

C. S. and Zella (Snow) Dale

Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Dale lived in Moniteau County for 32 years. At that time, Mr. Dale was cashier of the banks in Lupus and Jamestown, Missouri.

Mr. Dale was born at Creighton, Missouri, on June 17, 1888. He was the son on Mathew and Matilda Dale of Illinois. He was one of six children, four of which are still living.

Mrs. Zella Dale was born near Urich, Missouri, on September 26, 1886. She was the daughter of Robert Sydney and Sarah Bell Conover Snow of Kentucky. She was one of four children and the only one to survive. Mrs. and Mrs. Dale one son, Bobby Gene, who died in infancy.

Mr. and Mrs. Dale lived on a farm near Creighton where he was a farmer and a rural mail carrier until moving to Garden City, Missouri, where he was cashier of the Farmers Bark for several years before moving to Lupus in 1934 and becoming cashier of the bank there. The Lupus Bank merged with the bank of Jamestown on October 30, 1938, with Mr. Dale as cashier there.

On January 11, 1941, the bank of Jamestown closed for liquidation proceedings after having served the community for 50 years. The New Peoples Bank of Jamestown opened its doors for business January 13, 1941, with Mr. Dale as cashier; her served in that capacity until his successor A. E. McDaniel assumed his duties as cashier July 1, 1954, when Mr. Dale retired.

On January 3, 1956, Mr. Dale suffered a fatal heart attack while attending an income tax meeting in California, Missouri. He was buried in the cemetery in Garden City.
Mrs. Dale and her sister, Miss Yada Snow, continued to live in Jamestown until Miss Snow’s death in 1965. Mrs. Dale then moved to Urich, Missouri in May, 1967, to be near her relatives. In September, 1979, she suffered a broken hip so at present, she is at the Westwood Nursing Home in Clinton, Missouri. She will be 94 years old in September.
Her memories of living in Moniteau County are very happy and pleasant and are still quite vivid with her, and she often speaks of the many fine friends and the happy times in the years she spent there; these memories help to make her days pass more quickly.

Since the above history was written, Mrs. Zella Dale died on May 17, 1980.

Submitted by a Niece: Mxxxxxx Cxxxxx

Ballard Here and Now Ballard Area History 1884-1984


Yada was the youngest child of Robert Sidney and Sarah Belle Conover Snow. She was born May 21, 1891 in Bates County. Her sisters were Dora Mills and Zella Dale, her brother, Fayette Snow.
Zella was born near Lucas, MO., September 26, 1886. She married C.S. Dale of the Creighton community March 5, 1911. They farmed a few years, then moved to Garden City where he became engaged in the banking business. Zella was a noted dressmaker and milliner and also assisted C.S. at the Bank. They were the parents of one son who died in infancy. They moved to Lupus, Mo. in 1934, then later to Jamestown, Mo. where he continued as an Executive and Cashier in those banks. C.S. died January 3, 1956.
Yada and Zella were educated in Bates County. Yada was a telephone operator at Archie, Mo. for several years. Yada lived with her parents and helped them on the farm which was located four miles northeast of Ballard, where they had lived since 1910. Yada cared for her parents as their health began to fail. Several years after their deaths, when the farm work became more than she could manage, she moved to Jamestown, Mo. and lived with her sister Zella and husband. She was then employed at the Jamestown Bank and also at the Jamestown Telephone Office, where she remained until her retirement. Yada died February 10, 1965.
Zella moved to Urich, Mo. in 1967 to be near relatives and remained there until her death May 17, 1980. She, C.S. and Miss Yada are buried in the cemetery at Garden City, Mo.
Submitted by Mxxxxxx Cxxxxx


Census Records

1900 United States Federal Census; Missouri; Cass; Sherman; District 40; page 11; line 22; Charles S Dale

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1910 United States Federal Census; Missouri; Cass; Sherman; District 44; page 8A; line 35; Charles S Dale

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1920 United States Federal Census; Missouri; Cass; Sherman; District 46; page 5B; line 89; Charlie S Dale

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1930 United States Federal Census; Missouri; Cass; Garden City; District 15; page 1A; line 6; Charles S Dale

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Other Records

Missouri Death Certificate

updated 24 December 2008

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