William & Deborah McBride came to Clay Co in the late 1820's. Their children were Mary Violetta (marr Oliver Hiram Smith), Abigail Lucinda (marr Alva bemis), John (marr Phoebe ?), Ruth (marr Martin Bemis) and possibly David (marr Rhoda Vest).
John(b 1820) & Phoebe McBride had Emily, Mahala, David Marion (b 1849), Freeborn Arthur, Rhoda J, George W, and Stephen Morton.
David Marion McBride married Laura Belle Thompson in 1870. Her parents were David Marion Thompson and Mariah Akers (Her parents were Abraham & Catherine Akers).
David and Laura Belle had 12 children.