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Published by THE TENNESSEE GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
Memphis, Tennessee
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Mrs. Daniel E. West. Editor
VOLUME 29
FALL 1982
NUMBER 3
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OVER THE EDITOR'S DESK • . . . • • •
NEWS AND NOTES OF OTHER PUBLICATIONS .
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BOOK REVIEWS •
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SALEM PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE
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THE FAMILIES OF WHITE COUNTY, TENNESSEE IN 1860
FAMILY GATHERINGS
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Moore, Allen, Grooms, Passons, Anderson
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INDEX TO 1840 CENSUS, McMINN COUNTY, TENNESSEE.
PERRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE 1837 TAX LLST
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SURVEY BOOK A, SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE
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JEFFERSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE MARRIAGE RECORDS .•
QUERIES
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OVER THE EDITOR1S DESK
This issue of the Tennessee Genealogical Magazine, "Ansearchin'" News, comes to you
not only complete, but larger, and (we hope) on time. However, this was not accomplished without extra effort, and grief, on the part of our staff.
The entire staff expresses sympathy to the families of Floyd E. Culbreath and Charles
H. Massey who labored with our volunteer mail-out crew. Mr. Culbreath died 15 July
1982 and Mr. Massey died 24 July 1982. We are grateful for the time and effort they
gave to us and for the opportunity of working with two fine gentlemen.
Our former Managing Editor, benefactor, advisor and friend, Eleanor Barham, has moved
with her husband to Florida. Her enthusiasm and positive reactions have guided us
for a number of years, and we shall miss her sorely. Thank you, Eleanor, for all
your hours of reading film, proof-reading, battling post office regulations, confronting printers, moving offices and even receiving deliveries.
Our new Managing Editor is already hard at work. He is Bill Holstun, retired C.P.A.,
who is very capably handling our business, financial and legal affairs. His expertise
in these areas will surely benefit the whole organization.
And, speaking of the organization, every member within reach of Memphis will surely
want to attend the SOUTH CAROLINA SEMINAR, sponsored by the Tennessee Genealogical
Society, on October 9, 1982. The speaker will be Brent H. Holcomb, CALS, Editor of
The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, and author and compiler of many
South Carolina books. Meet us at the Executive Plaza Inn, 1471 East Brooks Rd, Memphis.
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By the time you receive this issue, you may have already missed the CLEMENT REUNION,
which is planned for 26 Sept 1982 at Hollow Rock, TN. However, if you are connected
to the Clement family, you should write Katie McMurray, 4409 Paul Ave., Tampa, FL
33611 for information on future gatherings.
The Ozarks Genealogical Society has an interesting event coming up. Their second annual fall workshop - PATRIOT FOOTPRINTS, AMERICAN MILITARY RECORDS - will be held
October 30, 1982 at the Sheraton Inn, 3333 S. Glenstone, Springfield, MO. For further
information write Darlene Keith, P.O. Box 3494 GS, Springfield, MO 65808.
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NEWS AND NOTES FROM OTHER PUBLICATIONS
By Amelia pike Eddlemon
THE GEORGIA GENEALOGICAL MAGAZINE, Rev. Silas E. Lucas Jr., Editor/Owner, P.O. Box 738,
Easley, SC 29640. $17.50. Contains 88 pages full of good genealogical information,
including Butts Co. records 1836-1845, 1834 census Cherokee Co., Gordon Co. marriages
and death notices, Hancock Co. wills and estates, Jasper Co. GA Deed Book I, and other
Georgia, Virginia and South Carolina records.
THE GENEALOGICAL JOURNAL, Genealogical Society of Davidson Co., P.O. Box 1665, Lexington, NC 27292. Vol. 2, No.1. This summer issue of 48 pages includes Colonial tax
lists of 1761, 1768 and 1783, Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Qtr. Session 1823-31,
Bible records, cemetery information, 1891 school roll, marriage bonds of 1822-1938,
death certificate information of 1914, queries, early church records, and other genealogical information.
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THE SOUTHWEST VIRGINIAN, 1046 Spruce St., Norton, VA 24273. $14. Queries free to
subscribers. Full of genealogical information includi:ng ancestral charts, Tazewell
Co. marriages, Henry Co. land grands, Russell Co. personal property and land tax
lists, cemetery information, and family information on Pierson, Hilton, Craft, etc.
NEWSLETTER, Smoky Mountain Historical Society, P.O. Box 267, Gatlinburg, TN 37738.
Membership $7.50. Margaret Roth, Secretary, Route 9, Sevierville, TN 37862. Vol. 7,
No.4, contains family information on James McMahan, census information, 1860 Blount
Co. mortality schedule, background information on the Ogle name, etc.
THE ROGUE DIGGER, Rogue Valley Gen. Society Inc., 125 So. Central, Room 204, Medford, OR 97501. $8.00. Vol. 17, No. 1.This issue has maps, cemetery records, names
of original Mayflower Pilgrims, Jackson Co. probate index, pedigree charts, queries.
ROOTS AND LEAVES, Eastern Nebraska
Write for membership information.
legislature 1866, Spanish American
Dodge Co. 1910 census enumeration,
Gen. Society, P.O. Box 541, Fremont, NE 68205.
Vol. 5, No.2, contains information on first NE
War casualties, probate claims, family records,
queries, and newspaper abstracts, etc.
REFLECTIONS, Coastal Bend Gen. Society, P.O. Box 2711, Corpus Christi, TX 78403. $8
Individual Membership. Vol. 18, No.2. This issue contains family records, cemetery
information, ancestor charts, queries, and list of Louisiana Revolutionary Soldiers.
THE PRAIRIE GLEANER, West Central Missouri Gen. Society & Library Inc., 705 Broad,
Warrensburg, MO 64093. Write for membership information. Vol. 13, No.3. Included
in this issue are marriage records of Bates Co., and cemetery information in Benton,
Cass, Henry, Pettis, Saline, St. Clair, and Jackson Counties, family records, etc.
PIONEER TIMES, Mid-Missouri Gen. Society Inc., P.O. Box 715, Jefferson City, MO 65102.
Vol. 6, No.2. Write for membership information. This issue has Phillip A. Reilly's
account of his experiences, etc. during the Civil War. Contains a lot of genealogical information. Also features other family records, U. S. land sales 1818-1903,
Civil War Assessment List, cemetery records, obituaries, queries, etc. Indexed.
NEWS AND JOURNAL, Tippah County Historical and Gen. Society, 308 N. Commerce Street,
Ripley, MS 38663. $8.00. Free queries for members. Index to manuscript on Civil
War in Tippah, tax list, unmarked graves at Antioch, Book C of land deeds is continued, 1866 State Census for Tippah Co., and Officers of the Third Mississippi.
NATCHEZ TRACE TRAVELER, Natchez Trace Gen. Society, P.O. Box 1645, Florence, AL 35631.
$10.00. Vol. 2, No.1, contains Colbert Co. probate court min. book 1870-71, marriage
book of 1870, Franklin Co. Masonic Lodge 1854, family records, church records, 1874
tax list Lauderdale Co., naturalization information, 1860 marriages, Giles Co., TN.
THE PASTFINDER, Gen. Assoc. of S.W. Michigan, P. O. Box 573, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
Vol. 11, No.4. $6.00. 26 pp. Includes ancestor tables, family records, queries,
cemetery information, Zion Church baptisms, and other genealogical information.
THE MOTHER-LODE ORE, Tuolumne Co. Gen. Society, P.O. Box 3956, Sonora, CA. $15.00
reg. dues. Vol. 1, No.3. 80 pp. Full of good genealogical information including
list of passengers of S. S. Parisian, cemetery, Bible, Census, settlers prior to
1900, and an interesting diary of Henry Shelton Witt on his 1859 trek from Arkansas
to California. This publication was formerly known as the GOLDEN ROOTS OF THE
MOTHER LODE, and is published spring, summer, fall, and winter. Also included in
this issue is a n article 0 n the Copeland family.
Fall 1,982
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BOOK REVIEWS
By Herman L. Bogan, Eleanor W. Griffin, Wanda C. James
MARRIAGE AND DEATH NOTICES FROM ALABAMA NEWSPAPERS AND FAMILY RECORDS 1819-1890 compiled by
Helen S. Foley. 1981. Hard back. 200 pp. Full name index.
Press, P.O. Box 738, Easley, SC 29640. $22.50.
Order from Southern Historical
Mrs. Foley adds to her numerous other Alabama volumes on Barbour County a new book of marriage
and death notices from many different newspapers in the central and eastern section of Alabama.
These records cover from 1819 to 1890 with no series of newspapers being copied in its entirety.
Much valuable genealogical information is to be gleaned from this new book of source material.
Some of the papers from which this material is taken are: Montgomery Republican, Mobile Commercial Register, The Eufaula Democrat, The Spirit of the South, Independent Americau, Eufaula Express, The Bluff City Times, The Henry County Register, The Clayton Banner, Eufaula Tri-Weekly
News, The Clayton Courier, Eufaula Weekly Times and four more related Eufaula papers.
35,000 TENNESSEE MARRIAGE RECORDS AND BONDS 1783-1870 compiled by The Rev. Silas Emmett Lucas,
Jr. and Mrs. Ella Lee Sheffield.
Hard back-3 volume set. Full name index. Order from
Southern Historical Press, P.O. Box 738, Easley, SC 29640. $135.00 for the set.
This set of books should be considered a necessity for every genealogical library, particularly
for persons researching in the mid-America area. These marriage bonds are taken from the card
file at the Tennessee State Library and Archives in Nashville and, until their publication by
Southern Historical Press, have not been available elsewhere. Most of the counties in East &
Middle Tennessee are represented, and the dates cover'almost a century from pre-statehood days.
The books contain the date the marriage bond was issued, the name of the bride and groom, the
security and county in which bond was issued (which was generally the county of residence of
either the bride or groom, or both). These records provide many persons with a starting place
for their Tennessee family roots.
MARRIAGES OF MAURY COUNTY, TENNESSEE 1808-1852 comipled by Edythe Rucker Whitley.
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back. 245 pp. Full name index.
Baltimore, MD 21202. $20.00.
1982.
Hard
Order from Genealogical Pulblishing Co., Inc., 111 water St.,
The records in this work, dating from the founding of the county, are based on registers kept
by the/County Clerk. They are supplemented by some 1.250 recently discovered marriage bonds.
Arranged in several sections, some chronological, some alphabetical, the records give the
names of the bride and groom, the date of issue of the marriage bond or license, the date of
marriage, and sometimes the name of the person who stood surety to the bond. Some 6,000
marriages are found in this work, and the names of all persons mentioned appear in the index.
MARRIAGES OF WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE 1804-1850 compiled by Edythe Rucker Whitley.
Hard back.
MD 21202.
257 pp.
Indexed.
1982.
Order from Genealogical Publishing Co., 111 Water St., Baltimore,
$20.00.
Since the existing record sources (bonds, licenses, and registers) do not individually contain
evidence of all the marriages authorized in Williamson County, Mrs. Whitley has combined the
several sources to obtain as nearly as possible a complete listing of early marriages. This
compilation contains abstracts of the records of approximately 6,000 marriages, giving the name
of the bride and groom, the date of the license or bond, and the names of bondsmen and witness.
Excepting grooms, who are listed in alphabetical order in the text, the index contains the name
of everyone mentioned in the entries - about 10,000 brides, bondsmen and witnesses. Williamson
included what later became all or part of Maury, Lawrence, Lewis, Marshall and Giles Counties.
FAMILY TIES, VOLUME I, BIBLE RECORDS, by Mrs. Polly C. Warren.
Indexed.
1981.
Soft back.
Order from Mrs. Theron Bratton, Route #1, Box 76 J, Oxford, MS 38655
245 pp.
$19.50
Lafayette County, Mississippi was formed from the 1836 Chickasaw Cession. Its county seat is
Oxford, home of the University of Mississippi. Much of the early history of the northeast part
of the state may be found in the court records of this county. In addition to many Bible
Records, this publication contains some letters of the early settlers. These letters are a
part of the collection of the Skipworth Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. The society
is to be complimented on its preservation of documents of historical value, and on its publication of material for all genealogists.
"Ansearchin'" News
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Book Reviews (continued)
NATIONAL SOCIETY COLONIAL DAUGHTERS OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, INC. LINEAGE BOOK 1979
Hard
back. 265 pp. Indexed by ancestor. Order from Delila Baird, National Chairman, 909 E.
Johnston st., Rotan, TX 79546. $20.00.
The National Society Colonial Daughters of the Seventeenth Century was organized in 1896 and is
not to be confused with the Colonial Dames of the XVII Century. This book was printed in a
limited edition (the ninth) and another will not be published for at least ten years. It is an
aid for researchers of early colonial ancestry. It lists more than 2,000 names of original and
supplemental ancestors of members of the society, including dates, services and places of residence 1607-1699. The documentation for the ancestors listed was carefully checked by the
Registrar General, and any errors found in earlier listings were deleted from the 1979 edition.
Also included are names of living descendant members with chapter affiliations.
MARRIAGES OF GRAINGER COUNTY, TENNESSEE 1796-1837 compiled by Edythe Rucker Whitley.
Hard back.
MD 21202.
116 pp.
$15.00.
Indexed.
1982.
Order from Genealogical Publishing Co., III Water st., Baltimore,
Grainger was made out of Hawkins and Knox in the year Tennessee became a state, 1796. The
marriage records were recorded in a register for the first time by the WPA. This new book is
an adaptation of that register. As far as is known, no other compiled record of the marriages
was ever made, for the county clerk apparently did not record the returns of either bonds or
licenses. In the time that has elapsed since the register was made, many original bonds and
licenses have been lost. The WPA register is therefore the most complete record of Grainger
County marriages available. References are made to some 6,000 persons.
AMBROSE MAULDING, ANCESTORS, DESCENDANTS AND KINSFOLK by Paul Kornmeyer, Denzil R. Mauldin, Ruth
Mauldin Adams and Flossie Gibbs Anderson (Rev. 1975-79). 1982.
Order from Denzil R. Mauldin, Valdez, AK 99686. $30.00.
Soft back.
434 pp.
Indexed.
This book covers the known ancestors and descendants of Ambrose Mauldin (1755-1833) and some of
his Mauldin kinsmen.
Ambrose's grandfather, Captain Richard Mauldin, was a native of England
and a King's soldier of that country. Richard came to Caroline County, Virginia and took up
land in 1732. He married Kathy Tyler, a relative of President Tyler. Their son, James, had
sons Morton, Wesley, Richard and Ambrose, and several daughters. James moved with his family
to North Carolina and later Tennessee. James, Ambrose and Morton were among settlers who formed the first government around Nashville and Logan County, Kentucky. Ambrose moved to Hamilton
County, Illinois in 1815. The Mau1dings were a strong and prolific pioneer family.
MARRIAGE, DEATH AND LEGAL NOTICES FROM EARLY ALABAMA NEWSPAPERS, 1818-1893 compiled by Pauline
Jones Gandrud. 1981. Hard back. 618 pp. Full name index.
Press, P.O. Box 738, Easley, SC 29640. $40.00.
Order from Southern Historical
These newspaper notices are taken from the various volumes of the late Mrs. Gandrud's 245 volume series on Alabama. They have been in the process of being compiled and edited for over two
years and are making a very significant contribution to Alabama research. Newspapers from many
different periods of history are included. The papers from which notices were taken are the
Huntsville papers, Limestone County newspapers, Northport, Tuscaloosa, Demopolis, Selma, Montgomery and other "Black Belt" county papers.
NEFF-WJREN, THE STORY OF OUR FAMILIES compiled by The Rev. Dr. Robert Owen Neff, Jr. 1980. Hard
back. 315 pp. Indexed. Order from the author, 2018 Ransom Dr., Murfreesboro, TN 37130. $25.00.
The author blames curiosity alone for his genealogical research. Starting with the Merck1e
line, his early German ancestors, the author follows them to Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee and
Florida. Some of these families are: Heyd/Hite, Chrisman, Stephens, Haney, Barrier, Collins.
Mrs. (Wiren) Neff immigrated to America as a youth and her Swedish family is also presented
with numerous 'dotter' and 'son' surnames which changed with each new generation. A unique feature seldom seen in family genealogies is the ancestor charts of the different blood lines with
the families' German, French, English, Scotch-Irish, Swiss, Jewish, Swedish and Aland ancestory.
This is a beautifully written tribute to the ancestors of the Rev. Neff's children.
CORRECTION: Vol. 29. No.2, p. 55 - McELYEA'S in Transit, the name Mary Bowers should read
Mary POWERS.
Fall 1982
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Book Reviews (continued)
MARRIAGES OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE 1792-1836 compiled by Edythe Rucker Whitley.
Hard back. 110 pp. Full name index.
St., Baltimore, MD 21202. $15.00.
1982.
Order from Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 111 Water
The original Jefferson County marriage records are no longer extant. This work is based on a
marriage register which was prepared by the WPA from records which have since disappeared from
the county courthouse. Jefferson, made from portions of Hawkins and Greene, included what
later became all or part of Hamblen, Cocke and Sevier Counties. About 6,000 brides and grooms
are named in this book which is indispensable for research in Jefferson County.
THE U.S. CENSUS OF 1840 BOUNT COUNTY, TENNESSEE transcribed from the original by David Templin
and Cherel Bolin Henderson. 1981. Soft back. 131 pp. Fully indexed. Order from Smoky Mountain Historical Society, c/o Templin, Rt. 8, Peppermint Rd., Maryville, TN 37801. $10.00.
The transcribers have made an earnest effort to ensure an accurate transcription, but the enumerator, Andrew Cowan, had his own peculiar style of writing which was often difficult to decipher. His very small writing was a major source of difficulty. In most cases, the correct
spelling was obvious, but in others where the letters were interchangable or the name was more
unusual, it was impossible to decide. In these instances the names were checked against other
records such as marriage and deed records. Using these records as a guide, the final determination was made. For these reasons the compilers urge you to check all possible variations of
any surname for which you are searching.
PIONEER COLLECTIONS OF SOLANO COUNTY compiled by Mary Higham.
from compiler, 5272 Williams Rd., Suisun, CA
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94585.
1980.
Soft back.
140 pp.
Order
$10.00.
This first genealogical material to come out of Solano County focuses on the Gold Rush era of
1848, a fascinating part of the history of California. The compiler abstracted biographies from
the out-of-print History of Solano County, 1879. Also included are surname indexes to biographies found in histories of El Dorado, Sacramento, Tuolumne, Amador, Colusa, Yolo & Napa Counties, and twelve townships. This book contains maps, census abstracts and much valuable source
material, along with the unique history of Solano County, told in the l870s writing style.
A COTHAM BOOK compiled by Mrs. Verby Lee Cotham Balinas.
Order from compiler, 12022 Palmfree, Houston, TX
77034.
1981. Soft back.
$10.00.
200 pp.
Indexed.
The basis of this research is the U.S. Census records beginning in Tennessee in 1820.
man County in that year one finds Stephen, Moses, Isaac and William Cotham, along with
Forrester whose wife was Lizzie Cotham. Thomas and Elijah Cotham were in Perry County
Richard Cotham in Lincoln County. From Hickman and Perry Counties, the Cothams spread
some of them going to Kentucky, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas.
In HickRichard
and
out with
JEFFERSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE GRANT BOOK #1
Full name index.
1792-1794 by James Douthat. 1981. Soft back. 24 pp.
Order from Mr. Douthat, 2504 Kell Rd., Signal Mtn., TN 37377. $6.00.
The area of Tennessee now called Jefferson County was originally part of North Carolina. Early
settlers arrived as early as 1783 and included men like Alexander Outlaw, Robert McFarland,
James Hill, Joseph Copeland, James Hubbard, and Robert Gentry. Later settlers were Nirtian Chamberlain, Thomas Snoddy, and Adam Peck. One settler, Adam Meek, lived in such a remote area
that it was necessary for him to travel forty miles to a mill. The land grants given by the
Governor of North Carolina were originally called public lands and were for 640 acres.
GODWIN by Jamie Ault Grady. 1981.
Holston Dr., Knoxville, TN 37914.
Hard back.
$16.50.
253 pp.
Indexed.
Order from author, 4404
This is a family history of the Godwin ancestry dating back to the Saxon King, Edward the Confessor 1042-1066, when Harold Godwin, the son of a powerful earl, succedded the Confessor upon
his death. Deveraux and Elizabeth Godwin are the progenitors of the Godwin Family; they settled in Northampton, Virginia on Godwin's Island in 1653. The author traces her family from
Peter Godwin of Grainger County, Tennessee. Copies of wills, census records, marriages, obituaries, photographs, etc., have been included i.n this documentati.on.
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THROUGH THE YEARS IN OLD WINNSBORO by Katharine Theus Obear. 1940, reprinted 1980. Hard back.
258 pp. Indexed. Order from The Reprint Company, Publishers, P.O. Box 5401, Spartanburg, SC
29304. $20.00 + $1.25 postage.
This is a delightful book - chock full of history and names and on top of that, it is a pleasure
to read. Katharine Obear was a teacher and church organist. born in Vermont but came to South
Carolina with her father. an Episcopal clergyman. and family in 1855. She was described as
cheerful. possessing a good sense of humor (which shows in the book). loving interesting places
and people. good books. dogs and cats and as being something of a mystic. She died in 1942 at
the age of ninety. This is a must for those interested in Fairfield County. South Carolina.
CHOCTAW COUNTY CHRONICLES. A HISTORY OF CHOCTAW COUNTY. MISSISSIPPI 1830-1973 by J.P. Coleman.
1981. Hard back. 438 pp. Indexed. Order from The Reprint Company, Publishers, P.O. Box 5401,
Spartanburg, SC 29304. $15.00 + $1.25 postage.
Choctaw County has been around since Andrew Jackson was President of the U.S. Never big plantation country like that found in the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta. from the beginning Choctaw has
been farmed by the small farmer either as a landowner or as a tenant. Considered by early inhabitants to be a Garden of Eden. one author states "that the Indian was in his own rights when
he fought to keep his paradise." And so J.P. Coleman has chronicled Choctaw's history in all
its aspects: military lists. church and biographical sketches. political and economic.
GEORGIA LOCAL AND FAMILY HISTORY SOURCES IN PRINT compiled by Marilyn Adams. 1982. Soft back.
72 pp. Indexed. Order from Heritage Research, P.O. Box 742, Clarkston, GA 30021. $12.00 +
$1.00 postage + 48¢ sales tax to GA residents.
This bibliography of currently available Georgia materials is presented in hope that it will
facilitate research into the state's family and local history by pointing the way toward availab1.e, but often elusive. resources. especially for those researchers who are conducting their
search from afar. Adams found while attempting to study the histories of her own families.
she became aware of the difficulties in obtaining information about published materials. which
often provide valuable clues and background information. Few are widely advertised and some
not at all. Consequently many researchers remain unaware of books. maps. microfilm and periodicals which are useful. She began collecting information about such sources and presents it to
you in the hope the listing will prove helpful.
RISE UP SO EARLY: A History of Florence County, South Carolina by G. Wayne King. 1981. Hard
back. 452 pp. Indexed. Order from The Reprint Company, Publishers, P.O. Box 5401, Spartanburg,
SC 29304. $17.50 + $1.25 postage.
Florence County. South Carolina is bordered on the eastern edge by the Great Pee Dee River and
on the western side by the Lynches River. The area was first settled by a group of Welsh from
the colony of Pennsylvania in 1735/6 only forty years before the Revolution. Most of the early
Welsh settlers were Baptist. Later as Ulster Scots arrived the Presbyterian Church was influential. During the Revolution Francis Marion. "the Swamp Fox". staged his attacks on the British
from this area. Of particular interest to the genealogist are the appendices. For example.
Appendix A is a partial list of the early Welsh Neck Land Grants and Appendix C is a partial
roll of those who served in the war on the Patriot side.
MIDWEST FAMILIES by Michael John Kearney and Lisa von Kaenel. 1979. Hard back.
Indexed. Order from Michael Kearney, 2515 Peachtree Ln., Northbrook, IL 60062.
327 pp.
$25.00.
MIDWEST FAMILIES is a genealogical and historical compendium of several families from Ireland.
Germany, Switzerland and Belgium who settled in Iowa. Ohio and Missouri in the middle of the
nineteenth century. The book attempts to trace each descendant of each immigrant ancestor of
the authors. Other lines connected by marriage are included when sufficient information is
available. Some of the surnames are: Walsh. Crowley. Burke. Boyle. Long. Verstreet. Weinbeck.
Muller. Paur. Duhr. Bruh. Classes. Rehmke. Sieverts. Holleran. Kelly. Amann. Delaney. Also
included is a Vincent J. Kearney autobiography. Maps. copies of many old records, deeds. death
certificates. baptism certificates and letters are combined with many beautiful old photographs
to make a handsome volume.
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SOUTH CAROLINA HISTORICAL ~~GAZINE INDEX, Vol. 71-81 edited by Harlan Greene with additions and
corrections for index to Vol. 1-53, 1900-1952. 1981. Soft back. 384 pp. Order from The
Reprint Company, Publishers, P.O. Box 5401, Spartanburg, SC 29304. $25.00.
The Southern Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, published between 1900 and 1952, is
from the vantage point of 1981, an article of history itself. Minute biographical and genealogical research fills much of the older volumes. In addition, the Society's own volumes of the
Magazine, and other materials that have been used by serious scholars, are caches of pencilled
corrections, addenda and notes. The staff of the Society realized that the notes appended to
a number of articles represented almost as much information as the printed articles themselves.
And so, they attempted to gather together this material and index it for you, the reader.
HAMILTON COUNTY by James W. Livingood, Joy Bailey Dunn, Editor and Charles W. Crawford, Associate Editor. 1981.
Press, Memphis, TN
Hard back. Over 133 pp.
38152. $12.50.
Indexed.
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Hami1toL County, Tennessee is located on the Tennessee River and is a part of the TennesseeGeor~ia border.
Historically the county is on the trade route of the Cherokee Indians and it
was the early gateway of the settlers through the southern Appalachian Mountains from Georgia
to Tennessee before and during the Revolutionary War. The county was formed in 1819 but it
continued to be important to the Cherokees up to their removal in the 1830's. The author has
presented the story of this historical county in a dramatic and highly interesting way with
many photos of noteworthy buildings and places included.
ANNOTATED CEMETARY RECORDS OF WEST WILSON COUNTY AREA OF TENNESSEE published by Mt. Juliet-West
Wilson County Historical Society. Soft back.
Box 337, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122. $15.00.
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that area from the Davidson County line to Highway 109. The people who have scurried through
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time, weather, vandals, and Progress. The annotations in this record are supplied from family
records, from personal memory of funerals, and from newspaper obituaries in the hands of the
local people.
WHO'S WHO IN GENEALOGY AND HERALDRY, VOL. I by Mary Keysor Meyer and P. William Filby, Editors.
1981. Hard back.
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231 pp.
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This publication gives a resume of those genealogists the editors feel are of importance in
their field and who are engaged in professional genealogical research. The book was designed
to meet the needs of genealogists, genealogical societies, publishers, editors, and librarians.
It should be of help to those who need the services of a professional researcher, a lecturer
for a seminar, an editor, a consultant or a book reviewer. The book, no doubt, will find many
uses. Naturally the people included were selected according to their contribution, achievement
and public interest in the field of genealogy.
ABSTRACTS OF COLONIAL WILLS OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA 1735-1777 reprinted 1981 from a 1962 edition
Authorized by the Atlanta Town Committee, Colonial Dames. Hard back. 182 pp. Indexed by Willard E. Wight. Order from the Reprint Company, Publishers, P.O. Box 5401, Spartanburg, SC
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Removal of the capital of Georgia four times, the Civil War, fire, theft, damage by water, neglect, mice and squirrels have left us with a scarcity of early records. The wills abstracted
in this publication once spent nearly twenty years in "The Tower of London" going by way of the
Bahamas and Scotland, being carried off by a British officer in whose charge they were on the
evacuation of Savannah by the British forces. They contain not only pertinent genealogical
information but reflect the social customs and economic trends of the day. This volume presents Colonial Will Books A and AA and over 300 loose wills in the Department of Archives,
and 5 wills in the University of Georgia Libraries, Special Collections in Athens. Book B of
Colonial Wills has never been found.
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Book Reviews (continued)
BERTIE COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY COURT MINUTES 1781 thru 1787 BOOK V by Weynette Parks Haun.
1982. Soft back.
$17.50.
169 pp.
Indexed.
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27704.
Haun's index is always a delight; the surnames appear in large print and really stand out on
the printed page. The same goes for the individual minutes, but she cautions the reader to
check the entire page to which the index refers as a name often appears more than once. These
minutes continue in sequence from Book IV.
TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS, STRASBURG AND VICINITY, SHENANDOAH COUNTY, VIRGINIA by Duane Lyle Borden.
1982. Soft back. 362 pp.
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Full name index.
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This compilation contains approximately 5600 manes representing the very early residents of the
lower Shenandoah Valley circa 1730-1732. Cemeteries listed are BOEHM, ESHELMAN, KELLER, LEBANON CHURCH, PUGHS RUN, RITTER-WILLIS, RIVERVIEW, SAINT STEPHEN, WALNUT SPRINGS, and LEE.
Directions are given for finding each of these, along with historical notes for background.
OLD ALBEMARLE COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS 1678 TO ca 1737 by Weynette Parks Haun.
1982. Soft back.
231 pp.
Indexed. Order from author, 243 Argonne Dr., Durham, NC 27704. $25.00.
These miscellaneous records were transcribed from the Albemarle County Papers Vol. 1-3 in the
North Carolina State Archives. Included are mortgage deeds, letters of administration, land
tax records, claims, lists of tithab1es, etc. This is a blessing for the A1bermar1e County researcher as the ancient records offer difficult to read handwriting and brittle, torn paper.
An interesting series in the index is Personal Possessions & Necessities of Colonial Life.
YORK, SOUTH CAROLINA, NEWSPAPERS MARRIAGE AND DEATH NOTICES 1825-1865 compiled by Brent H.Ho1comb. 1981. Hard back. 129 pp.
Box 5401, Spartanburg, se 29304.
Indexed. Order from The Reprint Company, Publishers, P.O.
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This volume contains abstracts of marriage and death notices from extant newspapers of York (or
Yorkville), South Carolina. The issues of the 1820's - 1840's do have large gaps, but happily,
the Yorkville Enquirer presents a complete file of newspapers for the period of the Civil War.
Few newspapers could publish during this period for lack of available paper, and many which
did publish have not survived. In addition to the soldiers' obituaries, those of the elderly
who died during the war are important. Often, money was scarce during and after the war, and
tombstones were never erected for many of the people for whom we have obituaries here.
THE VENTURERS The Hampton, Harrison and Earl Families of Virginia, South Carolina and Texas by
Virginia G. Maynard. 1981. Hard back.
Press, P.O. Box 738, Easley, se 29640.
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The author traces the Hampton family and their allied Harrison and Earle families 15 generations through 300 years of American history. The history begins with William Hampton, the immigrant, who came to Jamestown in 1620 and ends in South Carolina with the death of General Wade
Hampton III in 1902. Part II of the book lists all known descendants of William Hampton to
1980 with a short biographical sketch of each head of family. This family history is well documented and includes maps, pictures and charts and is a refreshing genealogy.
MARRIAGE AND DEATH NOTICES FROM BAPTIST NEWSPAPERS OF SOUTH CAROLINA 1835-1865 compiled by Brent
H. Holcomb. 1981. Hard back.
P.O. Box 5401, Spartanburg, SC
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This volume consists of marriage and death notices from the three Baptist newspapers which were
published in South Carolina before and during the Civil War era; The Southern Baptist and
General Inte11igencer (later The Southern Watchman and General Inte11igencer) 1835-1837; The
Southern Baptist, 1847-1860; The Confederate Baptist, 1862-1865. The first two were published
in Charleston and the last in Columbia. The notices themselves pertain mainly to South Carolinians or persons with strong connections there. Of much interest are notices of persons who
removed to other states, particularly Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Texas and Louisiana.
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SALEM PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE
ABSTRACT OF SESSION RECORD BOOK
Contributed by R. F. Simpson, Jr.
This abstract was made from a photocopy of the original book, which is located in
the 1ibrary of the Historical Foundation of the Presbyterian and Reformed Churches
in Montreat, North Carolina. The photocopy is through the courtesy of Clarene Pinkston Russell. An unnumbered page at the beginning of the book indentifies Salem
Church as located in the southeast corner of Shelby County, Tennessee. It was
organized 27 July 1844. The name of the church was changed to that of Collierville
Presbyterian Church on 30 Mar 1872, and it was so enrolled on the records of the
Presbytery of Memphis.
A second unnumbered page lists the following church members:
Philip McNEELL
Sarah M. McNEELL
John M. FLEMING
Eliza FLEMING
W.T. FARLEY
S .R. FARLEY
J.E. HENDRICK
Elias ALEXANDER
Ann WARNER
Elizabeth MOON
Paradise HUNTSMAN
Alexander F. McKINNEY
R. McIVER
Susan McIVER
James T. MAHAFFEY
Mary L. MAHAFFEY
p. 1 - Southeast corner of Shelby County, Tennessee
Saturday, July 27, 1844
Professing ourselves friends and disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ and being We the
undersigned Members of the Presbyterian Church in various sections of the surrounding county from whence we have emigrated, being thrown together in the providence
of God at this place and continuing to cherish an unabated regard and attachment for
the Gospel of Christ and its inestimable privileges, institutions and numberless
benefits, having a decided preference also for the doctrines, government, discipline,
worship and other institutions of the Presbyterian Church, derived as we believe
them to be from the only divine standard of faith and practise, and having obtained
the approbation for this purpose of the Presbytery of the Western District within
the natural bounds we reside, do hereby form ourselves into the church and congregation to be known by the name of Salem to be governed in all respects by the confession of faith form of government, discipline and directory of worship of the
Presbyterian Church, and its various usages and we do hereby agree constantly to
sustain amongst us the Gospel Ministry and all the regular stated ordiances of the
house of God for our own edification and the community at large according as God in
his good providence shall enable us.
R. McIVER
Susan McIVER
John W. STOUT, Dismissed
Rhoda STOUT
"
D.D. DICKSON
"
John M. McGILVARY "
Elanor McGILVARY
"
N.J. BECKTON
"
M.Y. BECKTON
"
William T. BETTIS, Dismissed
Sarah W. BETTIS
"
Elizabeth MICENHAMMER (Dead)
Mary C. REID
(Dead)
Ann M. McIVER
Elizabeth McIVER
(Dead)
Frances McNUTT
(Dead)
S.B. LUSK
After the sermon with other appropriate exercises by Rev. M.T. Allen, the individuals proposing to be organized into a church subscribed the above bond of union and
were declared properly congregated so as to be authorized to proceed to business.
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Salem Presbyterian Church, Shelby County, Tennessee (continued)
The name SALEM was on motion given to the new church. The members then proceeded to
select two of their number to fill the office of ruling elders, whereupon William T.
BETTIS and S.B. LUSK were chosen; their ordination was postponed until after the
regular afternoon service closed with prayer, singing, and the apostolic benediction.
A.G. McNUTT ) Committee of
M.T. ALLEN ) organization
The Ordinance of Baptism was administered to Allen MURDOCK, infant son of John M. &
Elanor McGILVARY by the Rev. A.G. McNUTT.
Sabbath Nov 10. 1844
The Ordinance of Baptism was administered to Virginia Agnes Elizabeth, daughter of
Samuel B. & Parmelia T. LUSK by Rev. Samuel HODGE. Mr. S.B. LUSK was this day regularly ordained a Ruling Elder of this church by Rev. Samuel HODGE.
Sabbath Day Dec
,1844
The Ordinance of Baptism was administered to John Henry MARTIN, infant son of James
H. & Violet MARTIN by Rev. Samuel HODGE.
Salem Church. Sabbath Day May 25th, 1845
The church session met & was constituted with prayer by Rev. Sam'l HODGE, Moderator.
Elders present: Samuel B. LUSK & William T. BETTIS. The following persons presented
Certificates of Dismission from other churches as members in good standing & were
received into full membership & communion in this church, viz:
Dismissed
James H. MARTIN
Dismissed
Mrs. Nancy ALLISON
Violet MARTIN
"
Mr. A.O. ALEXANDER
"
Sarah McFADDEN
"
Frances A.P. ALEXANDER
"
Thomas Q. McFADDEN"
Ezekiel E. ALEXANDER
"
Catherine E. McFADDEN
"
Sarah Jane BURMIS MICENHAMER, daughter of Elizabeth MICENHAMER, was born 21st Jan.
1842. Died 4th June 1845.
Feb. 1st, Sabbath 1846
The church session met & was constituted with prayer by Rev. Samuel HODGE, Moderator.
Elder present, Samuel B. LUSK. The following named persons presented Letters of
Dismission from other churches as members in good standing & were received into full
fellowship & communion with this church:
Philip McNEELL & Sarah M. McNEELL. his wife
Ann B. MacDONALD
Robt. H. & Margaret Amanda CARR, his wife
Salem Church, Saturday 11 July 1846
The church session met and was constituted with prayer by Rev. John H. GRAY, Moderator. Elders present: Samuel B. LUSK & Philip McNEELL.
Mrs. Sarah H. FARLEY presented a certificate of church membership from Duncan Creek
Church (Presbyterian) South Carolina (in Laurens Dist. SC) as a member in good
standing & was received into this church. At the same time Robt. H. CARR & wife,
M",..ryaret Amanda CARR, applied for Certificate of Dismission from this church to join
New Shiloh Church in Gibson County, Tenn. The Clerk of Session was ordered to give
them Certificates of Dismission.
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Salem Presbyterian Church, Shelby County, Tennessee (continued)
Sabbath Day July 12, 1846
Philip McNEEL was elected Stated Clerk. Session met pursuant to call of the Moderator, Rev. J.H. GRAY. Elders present: S.B. LUSK & P. McNEILL. Philip McNEELL was
elected Stated Clerk & Mr. S.B. LUSK was appointed delegate to attend next Presbytery to be held on Thursday preceding the first Sabbath in August next at Union
Church in Haywood County, Tenn. At the same time Mr. Ezekiel ALEXANDER applied to
Session for a Letter of Dismission to join Bethel Chruch, Ripley County (sic), Miss.
Dec. 25, 1846
John H. McGILVARY asked for & obtained Letters of Dism~ssion from Salem Church to
join some church nf like denomination in the state of Texas.
Salen Church Sabbath April 11, 1847
The Session met & were consecrated with prayer by Rev. D.H. CUMMINGS, Moderator.
William T. FARLEY presented himself and expressed a desire to join the church. After he answered satisfactorily questions by the Moderator, he was received into the
church. At the same time W.C. BECTON & wife, M.Y. BECTON applied for Certificate
of Dismission from the church to join a church in Gibson County, Tenn.
Dec. 5, 1847 Salem Church
William T. FARLEY was ordained a ruling Elder of the church by Rev. A.A. CALDWELL.
At the same time Sarah McFADDEN, Thomas Q. McFADDEN, & Catherine E. McFADDEN asked
for Letters of Dismission to join a new church in DeSoto County, Miss. of like faith.
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March 26, 1848 Salem Church
Session met and was organized by prayer by Rev. A.A. CALDWELL, Moderator.
Elders Wm. T. FARLEY, Sam'l B. LUSK, & P. McNEELL.
Present:
July 9, 1848 Salem Church
Mrs. Mary C. SMITH asked for & obtained a Letter of Dismission to join the Edmondsore church of like faith.
Sept. 10, 1848 Salem Church
Session met, A.A. CALDWELL, Moderator. Elders present: P. McNEELL & W.T. FARLEY.
Elder FARLEY was appointed delegate to represent the church in the next presbytery
to be held for Western District in Memphis. Also Elder FARLEY to represent the
church in Synod to be held in Little Rock, Ark.
Feb. 6, 1850 Salem Church
Mr. J.H. & L. MARTIN asked for & obtained Letters of Dismission to join another
church of like faith.
March 30, 1850 Salem Church
The Session met & was constituted with prayer by Rev. D.H. CUMMINS, Moderator. Elders present: P. McNEEL & W.T. FARLEY. The following persons were received into the
church by certificate: Elias ALEXANDER, John M. FLEMING & wife, Eliza FLEMING, and
upon examination, J.E. HENDRICKS. The members of the church elected Mr. John M.
FLEMING to the office of Ruling Elder & also Elia ALEXANDER & J.E. HENDRICKS to
office of Deacons. W.T. FARLEY was chosen to represent this church at Presbytery to
be held at Huntingdon & Mr. J.M. FLEMING as alternate.
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Salem Presbyterian Church, Shelby County, Tennessee (continued)
Huntingdon, April 18, 1850
Rev. J.H. GRAY moderated a call to be presented to Presbytery for R.R. EVANS on
June 30, 1850.
July 14, 1850, Salem Church
The Session met & was constituted with prayer by R.R. EVANS and W.T. FARLEY was appointed to represent this church at Presbytery to be held at Mt. Bethany Church in
Hardeman Co., Tenn.
Salem Church, August 11, 1850
Session met; present, Rev. R.R. EVANS, Elders Philip McNEELL, J.M. FLEMING & W.T.
FARLEY. W.T. BETTIS & Sarah W. BETTIS, J.W. STOUT & Rhoda STOUT asked for & obtained
Letters of Dismission to join the church at Germantown.
Salem Church, Sept. 6, 1850
Session met & was constituted with prayer by S.J. BAIRD. Elders present: P. McNEELL,
J.M. FLEMING & W.T. FARLEY. The following members asked for & obtained Certificates
of Dismission to join some church of like faith in Texas, viz: A.P. ALEXANDER & wife
F.A.T. ALEXANDER, Nancy ALLISON & daughter Eliza ALLISON.
Salem Church, Oct. 13, 1850
Session met; present, Rev. R.R. EVANS, Elders P. McNEELL, J.M. FLEMING & W.T. FARLEY,
Miss Paradise HUNTSMAN became a member of the church by baptism.
Salem Church, Nov. 10, 1850
Session met; present, Rev. R.R. EVANS, Elders P. McNEELL, J.M. FLEMING & W.T. FARLEY.
Mr. James T. MAHAFFY was received into the church by certificate & his wife, Mary L.
MAHAFFY, by examination.
Salem Church, April 13, 1851
Session met; present, EVANS, FLEMING & FARLEY.
the church on examination.
Dr. A.F. McKINNEY was received into
Salem Church, April 26, 1851
Session book approved by Peter B. BLAND, Moderator, at HichoryWythe, Tenn.
Sept. 28, 1851
Session met; present, EVANS, FLEMING & FARLEY.
church on examination.
Mr.
TRAVIS was received into the
Oct. 12, 1851
Session met; present EVANS, FLEMING & FARLEY. Willis, a servant of Mr. FLEMING, presented himself, was examined as to his hope in Christ & was received into the church.
March 13, 1852
Session met; present, EVANS, FLEMING & FARLEY. Elder McNEELL was elected to represent the church at the next Presbytery to be held at Germantown. Mr. A. TRAVIS asked
for & obtained a certificate to join the church at Germantown.
March 14, 1852
Session met; present, EVANS, FLEMING & FARLEY.
was examined and received into the church.
Hannibal, a servant of Mr. SULLIVAN,
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Salem Presbyterian Church, Shelby County, Tennessee (continued)
March 27, 1852
Session met; present, EVANS, P. McNEELL, FLEMING & FARLEY. Mrs. Adaline SULLIVAN
was received into the church on examination; Mr. James H. DUPUY & Mary Ellen DUPUY
were received by certificates.
Germantown, Fryday, April 2, 1852
Session met; present, EVANS, FLEMING & FARLEY.
the church by examination.
Mrs. G. McKINNEY was received into
Salem Church, May 23, 1852
Session met; present, EVANS, FARLEY, FLEMING & McNEELL. Mr. J.B. MILLER presented a
Certificate of Dismission as a member of First Presbyterian Church in Memphis & was
received into this church. J.M. FLEMING & W.T. FARLEY were appointed to layoff and
superintend the burial ground at this church, and they be instructed to stop the
burying of black people on the bround belonging to the church; in order to present
trespass upon the grounds, no grave shall be dug without their consent.
July 25, 1852
Session met; present, EVANS, FLEMING, FARLEY & McNEELL. Mrs. Mary E. DANIEL presented a Certificate of Dismission from Briery Church in Prince Edward County, VA, &
was received into this church.
Sept. 12, 1852
Session met; present, EVANS, FLEMING & FARLEY. Mr. James T. REED and Mary L.
MAHAFFY asked for and obtained Certificates of Dismission to join the Second Presbyterian Church in Memphis, Tenn.
Examined and approved - Portersville, April 16, 1853 - D.L. GRAY, Moderator.
Oct. 9, 1853
Session met; present, EVANS, FLEMING & FARLEY. The Moderator having granted Letters
of Dismission to Mrs. Anne WARNER & Mrs. Mary Ellen TRUSHART to join other churches,
the Session ratified the same and elected J.M. FLEMING to represent Salem & Germantown churches at Synod to be held at Somerville, Fayette Co. on the 19th inst.
Oct. 26, 1853
Session met; present, EVANS, McNEELL, FLEMING & FARLEY. The following persons, viz:
A.W. McNEELL, John McNE~LL & John J. DUPUY presented themselves, were examined and
received into the church.
March 24, 1854
Session met; present, EVANS, FLEMING & FARLEY. Mr. Charles DAVIS and his wife, Char~
lotte DAVIS, presented themselves for examination & were received into the church.
July 9, 1854
Session met; present, EVANS, FLEMING & FARLEY. The Moderator had previously given
Letters of Dismission to James H. DUPUY and his son, John J. DUPUY; the Session
ratified same.
Aug. 27, 1854
Session met; present, EVANS, FLEMING & FARLEY. Mr. Wm. HARBERSON & wife, G. HARBERSON; presented themselves for examination & were received into the church.
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Salem Presbyterian Church. Shelby County. Tennessee (continued)"
Dec. 10. 1854
Session met; present. EVANS. FLEMING. McNEELL & FARLEY. Mr. J.B. MILLER asked for &
obtained a Letter of Dismission to join the First Presbyterian Church in Memphis.
April 21. 1855
Session met; present. EVANS. FLEMING & FARLEY. Miss Mary DEAN presented a Certificate of Dismission from Warrior Creek Church. SC (Laurens Dist.) and was received
into this church. Dr. A.F. McKINNEY. a member of this church. was ordained a Ruling
Elder. At the same time. Mr. John M. FLEMING was elected a delegate to the next
Presbytery to meet at Covington. Tipton Co .• TN. and W.T. FARLEY as alternate.
Sept. 23. 1855
Session met; present. EVANS. McNE~LL. FLEMING & FARLEY. Mr. Presley L. HARBINSON
presented himself for examination an~ was received into the church.
Oc t. 14. 1855
Session met; present. EVANS. FLEMING & FARLEY. Mr. McNEILL was elected to represent
this church in the Synod to meet at Denmark at its next session.
March 9. 1856
Session met; present. EVANS. FLEMING & FARLEY. Mr. Wm. M. ALEXANDER and wife. Isabella M. ALEXANDER were received upon certificate into this church. Wm. T. FARLEY
was chosen to represent this church at the next Presbytery to meet at Dancyvi1le on
Thursday before Sabbath in April next.
Dec. 22. 1856
Session met; present. EVANS. FLEMING & FARLEY. Mrs. Mary E. DANIEL asked for and
obtained a Letter of Dismission to join a church in Virginia.
April 10. 1857
Session met; present. EVANS. FLEMING & FARLEY. Mr. James R. ALEXANDER was received
into the church by certificate. At the same time. Mrs. Martha J. McKINNEY was received by certificate from A B Church at Ebenezer. MS into this church. and at the
same time a servant woman of Mr. Charles DAVIS named Amanda was received into the
church on examination.
Aug. 9. 1856
,Session met; present. EVANS. FLEMING & FARLEY. Mrs. Ann STAMPS presented a Certifi! cate of Dismission from the First Church in Memphis & was received into this church.
March 28. 1858
Session met; present. EVANS. FLEMING & FARLEY. W.T. FARLEY was chosen to represent
the church at the next Presbytery\to be held at Somerville. TN.
April 2. 1858
Session met; present. EVANS. FLEMING & FARLEY. Mrs. Eliza MATHEWS & daughter. Miss
Mary E. MATHEWS. presented Certificates of Dismission from Bethany Church & were
received into this church.
Sept. 12. 1858
Session met; present. EVANS. FLEMING & FARLEY. Mrs. Margaret Neal FERREL & Miss
Nancy M. FLEMING presented themselves for examination & were received into the church.
(to be continued)
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THE FAMILIES OF WHITE COUNTY, TENNESSEE IN 1860
Contributed by Harold R. Wallace
6110 East Fifth St., Apt. 215, Tucson, AZ 85711
(Continued from Summer issue)
All requests for further information about any family will be answered by the contributor.
623-609 Mary LITTLE 64 NC. (Mary was the widow
of Harmon Little from SC. Most of the Littles
in White Co were born in Scotland.)
624-610 William M. ANDERSON 35 TN, farmer, Nancy
33, Rebecca 9. (William M. Anderson married
Nancy A. LITTLE 2 Jan 1849 in White Co. Rebecca
probably married Francis M.S. COPE 7 Oct 1869.)
(
married J.J.; did he adopt William M.?)
633-619 Asa M. MARLOW 19 TN, farm laborer,
Mary A. 19, Francis M. 1. (Asa was a son of
Nathaniel b SC and Martha b VA.)
634-620 Gale TOMBOLIN 81 SC, farmer, Sarah 53
NC, Abner 28 TN, farmer, Jeremiah 25, Lucinda
30, Nancy HERIN 58 NC, deaf, dumb and blind.
(On 27 Apr 1878 Sarah applied for a widow's
625-611 Samuel A. CASHDOLLAR 39 NC, farmer, Sapension; her deposition taken by James K.
rah E. 29 TN, Marietta 5, Wm. E. 2, Samuel L.
WAMACK, an acting J.P. in ~~ite Co, said she
1, Mary BECK 71 NC. (In 1870 Samuel's wife was
was 77 and too feeble to go into Sparta;
Margaret J., and they had John 8, James A. 3 &
stated Gale served in Capt. Randals Co. of
Sarah E. b Dec 1869. William E. married Eliza
Tennessee Volunteers in 1812 and received two
Ann KNOWLES in 1880. See Family #748.)
land warrants for his service. The deposition
also said Sarah was a Herin before her mar626-612 Jesse STEWART 42 TN, farmer, Zerula 34,
riage to Gale on 20 Aug 1820 by Joseph FRANKS,
Austin/Newton 8, Loretta 2. (In 1870 Jesse, a
widower, also had in his household Acenith Stew- J.P.; Gale died 4 Oct 1875 in White Co. Montgomery C. DIBRELL was the attorney for her
art 73 NC and Bailey 35 TN, a cripple [Jesse's
pension; Leroy HELTON 66 & Avery NORRIS 45
mother & brother?]. James Stewart 37 & Lee Ann
were her deposition witnesses, stating they
33 lived next door. See Family #1097 in 1860.)
had been near neighbors for 45 years. A re627-613 Samuel CLARK 32 TN, county officer, Par- port from the Auditor's office in Washington,
D.C., dated 7 Jul 1884, said Sarah died 17
alee 28, Margaret 9, Larkin S. 4, Mary G. 1,
Nov 1883. Nancy Herin may have been a sister
Mary LUNDY 46, Sarah A. 15, Thomas J. 10.
or sister-in-law of Sarah.)
628-614 William YOUNG 28 TN, farmer, Eliza A.
635-621 Jesse JARVIS 24 TN, farmer, Rachel 27,
25, Squire 2. (William Young married Eliza WALLING 4 Jul 1855 in White Co. In 1870 they also
Stephen A. 5, Mary J. 3, Foster 1. (Jesse Jarvis married Rachel D. STEWART 10 Nov 1853 in
had James 9, William F. 6, Mary E. 3 & Joseph
White Co.)
b Jun 1869. William Sr was probably a son of
Squire & Elizabeth Young, both born in NC. See
636-622 Sylvester JARVIS 21 TN, farmer, MaranFamily 11617.)
da 21, William J. 1/12. (He received C.S.A.
629-615 Rolin CONLEY 45 TN, farmer, Elizabeth
Pension #2245 for service with Dibrell's 8th
Cavalry Regiment. In 1870 they also had Daniel
44 AL, James 23 TN, farm laborer, Elizabeth 21,
A. 8, John P.D. 4 and Harvey M. 2.)
Charles 15, farm laborer, Mark 13, William 11,
Eliza 10, Edward 6, John 5, Posey 2 (male).
(James probably served as a Capt. in Co. E, 25th 637-623 Hyrum LITTLE 37 TN, farmer, Sarah 34,
Andrew L. 10, Hyrum C. 8, Mary E. 7, James M.
Tennessee Volunteer Infantry, C.S.A.)
6, John W. 5, Joshua 2, Nancy Jane 1/12. (In
630-616 M.S. S~ELL 38 NC, school teacher, Eliz- 1870 they also had Thomas 8 and Wallis 3.)
abeth 32 SC, Lizzie 8, Maderia 6, Leonidas 5,
638-624 Alexander JARVIS 23 TN, farmer, Susan
Manly 10, Royal 2 TN, Theodore 2/12.
J. 29, Martha A. 5/12. (In 1870 they also had
John L. 2. An Alexander Jarvis married Ann
631-617 Elizabeth YOUNG 67 NC, Nancy 45 MO,
FRANKLIN 20 Jan 1857 in White Co.)
Squire 21 TN, farmer, Mary 19. (Squire married
Susan -1-, and in 1870 they had William M. 2 &
639-625 Elizabeth SCOTT 50 SC, John L. 10, TN,
Squire Jr 1.)
Malinda C. 8, William B. GLENN 53 SC, farmer.
(In 1870 William Glenn, shoemaker, was head
632-618 J.J. SIMERAL 33 TN, farmer, Mary J. 27,
of Family #158, Dist 5. Elizabeth may have
wed within the year, Helen S. TEMPLETON 8, Wm.
been William's sister.)
M. Templeton 5. (Mary was a widow in 1870, Fam.
#7, Dist 5, with Wm. M. Simeral 14 & Faris S. 8
640-626 James KNOWLES 50 TN, farmer, Sarah 52,
[male]. Was she the widow Templeton when she
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The Families of White County, Tennessee in 1860 (continued)
Jane 26, E.J. 24, farmer, Phenice 13, John GOLDEN 14, S.H. HOLLAND 16, farmer. (James Knowles
Jr [son of John Knowles II] born 1810, died
1862, married c1829 Sarah GREEN? born 1809, died
1882. James & Sarah are buried on the E.H.
Green~ farm near Sparta. Their children were:
Rachel b 1830, m 1856 Benjamin B. HUMPHREY.
See #728; Martha b 1832, d l860s, m 1856 James
D. CRANE. See Family #752; Margaret Jane b 1834;
Everett Y. b 1836, d l860s; John Monroe b 1838,
d 1911, m Martha Jane COPE. See Family #770;
Mahala b 1840; Phenice P. b 1847, m James D.
Crane [her sister Martha's widower?] and they
had Sarah, J.M., A.B., Alexandra, Maggie, James
D. Jr. James Knowles' will, dated Apr 1862, was
executed by son, John M; heirs are listed, and
property was described.)
641-627 Levi JARVIS 59 NC, farmer, Martha 55 SC,
Jonathan P. 18 TN, farmer, Marcinda 17, Delacey
J. 16 MO, Sarah A. 11 TN. (They were the parents
of Jesse, Sylvester & Alexander Jarvis shown
above. In 1870 they also had Arcena 21, Sarah A.
? and Emma C. 9.)
642-628 Joseph A. KEATHLEY 34 TN, farmer, Martha
J. 34, Louiza 15, Sarah E. 12, Hester A. 10, Lucinda A. 8, Mary A. 5, Josephine 2. (Joseph was
a son of Jesse and Susannah Keathley from VA. In
the 1850 census they had Anna 8, and in 1870
they also had Waman L. 9.)
643-629 William CRANE 33 TN, carpenter, Pamelia
A. 28, Charles 8, Altemira 4, Andrew 1. (William
Crane [son of Margaret b MA] married 9 May 1852
in White Co Permelia P. MOORE, dau of Alexander
and Polly Moore. In 1870 they also had William
Jr 7 and Violet 1.)
644-630 Elisha C. WILLIAMSON 30 NC, farmer,
Nancy A. 30 TN, Mary E. 7, Amanda J. 5, John G.
3, William M. 3, Lydia C. 1. (Elisha was a son
of William and Nancy from NC.)
645-631 William ROBINS 44 TN, farmer, Susannah
33, Andrew J. 18, farmer, William M. 17, farmer,
Archibald G. 16, farmer, Neely S. 11 (male),
Nancy J. 9, Andrew J. 8, Sarah E. 7, Stephen W.
4, Joshua M. 2, Lourana 5/12, Joshua 60 NC. (By
1870 William had married Orpha COPE 30 [a dau of
William & Margaret Cope from TN], and they had
Sidney S. 8, Elbert G. 7, Waman L. 6, Malissa J.
5, John D. 4 and Carrick 1; Mary A. Cope [Orpha's sister] & William A. MARTIN 6 lived with
the family. In 1870 Archibald was married to
Susanna [GILBERT?] & had Florence B. 3; Neely S.
married Sarah A. MONTGOMERY in the l860s.)
646-632 Joseph GILBERT 43 VA, farmer, Martha 36
TN, Susan S. 15, Eliza J. 13, John 8, Mary E. 5,
Elijah 4.
647-633 Wesley ENGLAND 37 TN, farmer, Ann Eliza 30, Mary 10, Jane 9, James 6, Amanda 4.
(Ann Eliza was a widow in 1870.)
648-634 Priscilla HARRIS 40 TN, William 20,
farmer, Robert C. 18, Elizabeth DAVIS 75
(birthplace unknown), Eliza Davis 25 TN.
649-635 Ephraim R. DAVIS 39 TN, farmer, Sarah
38, Celia 16, Robert 14, James 11, John 3, Malinda 5/12. (In 1850 they also had Darius 12
and David 9; see Family #666.)
650-636 James B. PLEASANT 53 NC, farm laborer,
Jane 37, Mary E. 18 TN, William S. 16, farm
laborer, Malissa 14, Ann E. 11, James D. 8,
Sarah J. 6, Martha A. 4, Nancy D. 1. (Was
James B. the youngest child of William Pleasant and Martha BARLOW born in Caswell Co, NC?)
651-637 Jane GLENN 66 NC, Rhoda 43 TN, Martha
J. 20, Alexander 17, farmer. (Alexander probably served with the 16th Tennessee Volunteer
Infantry, C.S.A. & received Pension #3807.)
652-638 Singleton C. GLENN 35 TN, farm laborer,
Rachel 33, Avery S. 11, Mary J. 10, Martha C.
8, James T. 7, Rebecca E. 5, Bethel A. 2
(male), Amaranda 1. (Singleton C. Glenn [son
of Jane?] married Rachel NORRIS [dau of Avery?
of NC] 10 Aug 1847 in White Co. In 1870 Rachel
was a widow and also had Amanda M. 8.)
653-639 George W. GLENN 31 TN, farm laborer,
Martha J. 27, John L. 7, Cyntha J. 5, Albert
T. 2, Mary E. 4/12. (George W. Glenn [son of
Jane] married 6 Jul 1852 in White Co Martha
Jane STOCKTON [probably a dau of Cyntha Stockton, see Family #598]. In 1870 they also had
Rachel C. 3, Jefferson D. 6 & Gilford born
Nov 1869.)
654-640 James L. ANDERSON 32 TN, farmer, Nancy
27, Mary J. 8, John L. 6, William J. 4, Berry
P. 6/12. (James Anderson married Nancy
DeFREESE 29 Apr 1851.)
655-641 Jonathan SHORT 65 NC, farmer, Mary 65
GA, Elizabeth McDANIEL 19 TN. (Family #641 and
#640 above lived together in 1370 & were listed as Family #147, Dist 5: Jonathan Short 72
NC, farmer, Pembroke 7 TN, Nancy ANDERSON 44
TN, keeping house, John 15, William 13 & Berry
12, farm laborers, Mary LEE 17, housekeeper,
Elizabeth McDaniel 23 TN. Elizabeth was retarded.)
656-642 Pleasant GLEASON 33 TN, farmer, Nancy
31, Louisa 10, James 9, Alfred 5, Thomas E. 2,
Charles A 3/12. (In 1870 they also had Mary A.
7, William 4 and Amon born Jun 1869.)
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The Families of White County, Tennessee in 1860 (continued)
657-643 Richard EAVANS 36 TN, farm laborer,
Catherine 34, Isham 11, Jesse 9, Ellender 6,
William A. 1. (A George Washington Eavans b
25 Jan 1862 [their son?] married Emma Rosie
FUTTRELL 30 Jan 1893 in Obion Co.)
658-644 Sarah DYER 56 SC, Madison 23 TN, farmer.
659-645 Wiley JARNIGAN 40 NC, farmer, Sarah 24,
TN, General Washington 3, James M. 1. (In 1870
they also had Walter H. 9, Mary F. 7, John T.
5, Thomas W. & William R. 1 [twins].)
660-646 John SWINDLE 49 NC, cabinet maker, Elizabeth 49 VA, Ailey/Abbey 17 TN, John R. 16, farmer, Ginnetta B. 15, Joseph 8. (In 1850 their
children were: Christopher Columbus 18, Ann 16,
Sarah 14, William C. 13, Susan 11 & James 10.
In 1870 they also had Florence 2 and the orphan
children of Peter & Ann Swindle KNOWLES: Elizabeth 16, Christopher 14, Diana J. 12 & Waman B.
10. Family #14, Dist 5 in 1870 was John R. and
Elizabeth WILSON Swindle and her brother, Cason
Wilson 9.)
(
661-647 Peter KNOWLES 29 TN, farmer, Ann 27,
Elizabeth 6, Christopher 4, Dianna J. 2, Waman
P~ 4/12. (Peter b 1832, d l860s, ;arried 26 Aug
1852 Ann SWINDELL b 1833, d l860s. Peter was a
son of William Knowles & Dianna Swindell and a
gson of John [Rev Sol] & Hannah Knowles. Ann was
a dau of John Swindell & Elizabeth ROBERTS.
Elizabeth m 1870 William TINDLE b 1850 [probably a son of Wiley & Tabitha Tindle, Family
#558] and they had at least two children: Thomas & Tabitha. Dianna J. m -l- SHOCKLEY.)
662-648 Alexander McDONALD/McDANIEL 52 TN, farmer, Priscilla 60 NC, Elizabeth 30 TN. (In 1850
they also had Archibald 20 & John K. 16. Archibald ESSELMAN 5 lived with them in 1870. Alexander is probably a son of Archibald McDaniel &
Elizabeth KNOWLES and gson of John & Hannah
Knowles.)
663-649 David LEWIS 31 TN, farm laborer, Mary
29, Thomas J. 6, Mary J. 4, James H. 11/12. (In
1850 they lived with his parents, William & Mary
Lewis from NC; see Van Buren Co Family #122.)
664-650 James WEBB 40 TN, farmer, Nancy 39,
James 18, farmer.
665-651 William B. KNOWLES 38 TN, farmer, Martha
39 NC, Dianna 16 TN, Cason S. 9, Martha Jane 7,
William Francis 1. (William B. born 1822 in
White Co [a son of William & Dianna SWINDELL
Knowles, #589 above], married 4 Aug 1840 in
White Co Martha Ann RASCOE born 1822 [in Caswell
Co, NC to John & Martha PLEASANT Rascoe, #584
above]. Their 10 children, all born in White Co,
were: John Rascoe Knowles b 1842 [since a
later son was also named John, this one may
have died young]; Diana M. Knowles b 1843, m
4 Jun 1884 Eli L. GREENHAW; Wm. B. Knowles b
1846, d 1856, buried at Mt Pisgah, TN; James
Pleasant Knowles b 1849, d 1856, buried at Mt
Pisgah; Cason Swindell Knowles b 1851, m 11
Dec 1867 Frances Malinda WEATHERFORD. See 1900
Limestone Co, AL Census?; Martha Jane Knowles
b 30 Oct 1852, m 8 Feb 1872 John Allen PRESSNELL, Jr b May 1850. Lived at Athens, AL in
1900 census; Sarah Knowles b 1855, d 1856,
buried at Mt Pisgah; Wm. Francis Knowles, b
1859, m 25 Oct 1882 Samie Ella GRAHAM. See
1900 Limestone Co, AL Census; John S. Knowles
b c1860, m 2 Nov 1879 Cassie E. BAUGHER. See
1900 Limestone Co, AL Census; Mary M. Knowles
b Aug 1865, apparently never married & was in
the household of Cassie Knowles, widow of
John, in 1900.
The 29 Aug 1889 Alabama Courier reported the
death of Martha Ann Rascoe Knowles; 68 years,
2 months & 16 days. Wm. B. Knowles died 7 Jun
1898 in Limestone Co, AL; his will was dated
16 Aug 1895, named Mary M. Knowles executrix.)
[Note: Terri Boyd, 3502 Ventura Road, Huntsville, AL 35805, has additional information
which she will share about the children of
Wm. B. & Martha Ann Rascoe Knowles.]
666-652 Alfred B. BROWN 28 TN, farmer, Nancy
21, married within the year.
667-653 Jesse ROBERTS 30 TN, farmer, Winney
30, William 7, Sarah 4, Alfred 1, Rutha BROWN
9. (Jesse Roberts married Wimisey/Winnifred
Brown 2 Dec 1852 in White Co. They also had
Jesse 9 & Margaret 5 in 1870. Winnifred and
Alfred were children of Alexander Brown of VA
who lived in Van Buren Co in 1850; Rutha was
probably their sister.)
668-654 Darius CLARK, Sr 50 TN, farmer, Sarah
46, Thomas J. 19, James P. 17, Edmund 14, Amanda J. 12, Mary I. 11, William T. 9, Darius
Francis 4. (Darius Clark married Sarah E. HUTSON [dau of Isaiah Hutson & Eleanor KNOWLES]
c1832 in White Co. In 1850 they also had Cynthia 17, Sarah 14 & Joseph B. 12. In 1870 a
Sarah Clark 14 was in the household; James,
Edmund & William were married and had their
own homes; William had James A. Knowles 9 [orphan son of Wm. M. & Catherine ROBERTS Knowles?] in his home. Cynthia m Ambrose FISHER in
1851 [see Family #562]; Amanda J. m George
Fisher 3 Aug 1871 in White Co. James P. Clark
was a private in Dibrell's 8th Cavalry, C.S.A.
& received Pension #2269; his 1899 pension application papers have many White Co names.)
669-655 William Riley HELTON 26 TN, farmer,
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The Families of White County. l'ennessee in 1860 (continued)
Roxanna 26, Pamelia C. 6, Mary E. 4, James M. 2,
Martha M. CLARK 11. (William was a son of Leroy
& Nancy Helton, Family #675. In 1870 they also
had Roxanna 9, Martha L. 7 & Wm, H. b Jun 1869.)
670-656 Jesse WALLING 40 TN, farmer, Susan 40,
James 14, Amanda 12, Rutha 9, Mary D. 6, Monroe
P. 3, Sarah Ann b 29 Nov 1859. (Jesse Walling
married Susan ROBERTS 19 Feb 1843 in White Co.
He was a first lieutenant in the 16th Infantry
Regiment, C.S.A. & was wounded at the battle of
Murfreesboro in 1862. In 1870 they also had
Susan E. 7.)
671-657 Darius CLARK, Jr 28 TN, farmer, Mary A.
27, Celia E. 4, Sophronia 3, Francis Marion 1.
(In 1870 they also had William 9, James M. 6,
Edward B. 3 and Mary A. 1.)
672-658 William C. SWINDLE 22 TN, cabinet maker,
Rebecca 24, Sarah E. 4, Houston M. 2. (In 1870
they also had Mary J. 10 & Christopher Columbus
8. William was a son of John & Elizabeth Swindle/Swindell from Caswell Co?, NC.)
673-659 James H. RHODES 58 VA, farmer, Margaret
M. 36 TN, Mary M. 8, Charles 6, Elizabeth 4,
James 2, William SHIELDS 75 VA, merchant.
674-660 Lacey POLLARD 28 NC, farmer~ Sarah E.
22 (birthplace unknown), Emily J. 4 TN, William
T. 1. (Lacey was a son of John & Nancy Pollard.)
675-661 Thomas E. HUTSON 47 TN, farmer, Pamelia
48 NC, John 20 TN, farmer, Charles W. 18, farmer, Eliza 14, William J. 10, Mary J. 8. (In
1870 Thomas was listed as a retired merchant;
he became a minister & married many White and
Warren Co couples. Thomas E. Hutson [a son of
Matthias Hutson & Sarah KNOWLES, gson of the
Rev. Abel & Sarah Hutson and John & Hannah Knowles] b 1813, d 1877, m 1832 Permelia WEBB b
1812, d before 1870. Their children were: Sarah
b 1834, m 1852 Alfred FISHER b 1825, see Family
#578; Jesse H. b 1836 [see #578], m Zilpha-lb NC & in 1870 they had James M. 5, George W. 2
and Isaac W. 1; Julia Ann b 1839, m 23 Dec 1855
George W. Fisher, see #565; John b 1839 [Julia's
twin?]; Charles W. b 1842; Eliza b 1845; Wm. J.
b 1849, m c1870 Parthena -l- b 1852 and they had
Casteaux, Mary J. & Billy W.; Mary J. b 1852.)
676-662 Joseph W. ROBERTS 45 TN, farmer, Sarah
44, Elizabeth 18, James 17, farmer, Mary 15,
Thomas 14, William 12, George 11, John A. 9,
Nancy A. 6, Joseph H. 4, Thomas UNDERWOOD 81 VA,
farmer, see Family #436.
677-663 James CLARK 26 TN, farmer, Mary 22,
Celia T. 3. (In 1850 three Clarks, Darius Jr 21,
James 19 & Christopher 16 lived next to Jesse &
Melvina Clark, Family #664 below.)
678-UNOCCUPIED
679-664 Jesse CLARK 32 TN, farmer, Melvina 26,
Darius 11, Timothy 9, Lee 7, Christopher 5,
Celia 3, George 11/12.
680-665 Joseph W. CLARK 46 TN, farmer, Elizabeth 43, Nancy 14, Roxanna 7, Leroy 10.
681-666 David C. DAVIS 18 TN, farm laborer,
Eliza A 22, Celia CLARK 67 NC. See #635 above.
682-667 James J. HEMBRIE 48 TN, farmer, Mary
49, Martin V. 20, farmer, William K. 17, James
H. 13. (James J. Hembrie b 1812, d l860s, m
c1839 Mary KNOWLES b 1811 to John Knowles II
& Mahala. Martin V. and Wm. K. were also listed with Family #602.)
683-668 Samuel C. SWINDLE 40 TN, farmer, Tabitha 32, Monroe 15, Nancy 14, Ozias S. 9, Indiman 5, Lafayette 4, Samuel 8/12, John P. 3.
(They also had Stanton b 1862 and William Garrett b 1864. In 1870 Samuel Sr & Monroe were
tending a sawmill. Samuel Clark Swindle married Tabitha MOORE 22 Aug 1844 in White Co.
Monroe m Rebecca GOODSON 15 Jan 1868 & they
had at least one dau, Frances; Ozias S. m Mary
COPE 5 Jul 1871 in White Co and may have m Sarah JOHNSON 1 Aug 1877.)
684-669 Cason SWINDLE 48 TN, miller, Rutha 40.
(Rutha ROBERTS was Cason's second wife. One
source shows they were married 22 Sep 1846;
Mormon library microfiche give the date as
9 Jul 1843.)
685-670 Jesse M~GUIRE 35 KY, distiller, Martha
[second wife?] 27 TN, John 15, Marion 13,
Tabitha 1.
686-671 Isaac WORLEY 36 TN, basket maker (mulatto), Nancy 63, George 16, farm laborer,
Joshua 21, farm laborer, Louisa 18, Nancy M.
2. (All except Isaac may be white.)
687-672 William G. WILLIAMSON 28 NC, farmer,
Nancy 30 TN, Sarah J. 5, Rebecca C. 3, William
B. 10/12. (W.G. Williamson married Nancy SEWELL 23 Oct 1852 in White Co. Another son,
John S., was 8 in 1870.)
688-673 William WILLIAMSON 55 NC, farmer,
Nancy 59, Rachel J. 24. (In 1850 they also had
Elisha C. 21 [see #630], Wm. G. [see #672] and
Lydia C. 17.)
689-674 Joshua POLLARD 37 NC, farmer, Sarah 38
TN, Monroe 17, farm laborer, James M. 11.
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The Families of White County, Tennessee in 1860 (continued)
(Joshua was a son of John & Nancy Pollard,
Family 11689.)
690-675 Leroy HELTON 49 TN, farmer, Nancy 52,
Lucinda 21, Christopher 14, Edward C. 12, Elizabeth CLARK 30, Jane Clark 4. (In 1850 they also
had Susannah 17, William R. [see 11655], James M.
[see 11599], Ozias D. 13, Lawson C. 12, Nancy 8
& Elizabeth Clark 19. Elizabeth Clark lived with
the Heltons for over twenty years.)
691-676 Elizabeth GOOCH 53 NC (blind), Ailey 40
(female), Jesse 12 TN. (Jesse Gooch married
Rebecca WILLIAMS 22 Aug 1874 in White Co.)
692-677 William GOODSON 37 TN, farmer, Jane 39,
Andrew 16, farmer, Watson 14, Elizabeth 11, Monroe 8, Nancy 7, Champion 2. (By 1870 they also
had John 2. Watson married Eliza Ann __l- & they
had William A. 4 and John M. 1.)
693-678 Clark SANDERS 42 TN, farmer, Elizabeth
41, Sarah A. 19, Rosella 18, Hopkins L. 16, farmer, Malinda 14, James F. 11, Richard W. 8, Laminda 4, Pembroke C. 2, Rebecca HOLLAND 75 NC.
(In 1870 they also had Vixia 5.)
694-679 Christopher CLARK 24 TN, farmer,
Sarah 18.
(
695-680 John H. HOLLEY 38 TN, farmer, Linney 30,
William J. 13, Green 3. (The 1870 census listed
Henry Holly 50, Salina 42, Alvin G. 12, Martha
R. 9, Mary J. 7 & Joel W. 2. Wm. J. lived next
door with wife Eliza 20, and sons, Henry E. 3
and Charles M. 1.)
696-681 Charlotte GOODSON 27 TN, Rebecca 12,
Mary E. 10, Mitchell 9, Louisa 6, Jane LATHAM
60. (In 1850 Family 11622 was Andrew Goodson 51
NC, farmer, Charlotte 21 [wife?], Rebecca 2,
Elizabeth 1, John L. 15 TN, Jane 50 & Elizabeth
COBB 60 NC. In 1870 Mitchell/Michael, the three
girls and Jane Latham were still at home.)
697-682 Anderson GOOCH 30 NC, farmer, Sarah 24
TN, Bennett G. 2, Nancy R. 1.
698-683 Seaborn SHORT 20 TN, farmer, Priscilla
23, Andrew 6/12.
699-684 Champion GOODSON 31 TN, farmer, Mary J.
31, Lisetta 5, John 1.
700-685 Isaac TOMBOLIN 27 TN, farmer, Bithena
25, Smith 2, Rutha 4/12. (Bithena was a widow in
1870. Isaac was a son of Gale & Sarah HERIN Tombo1in from NC. See Family 11620.)
70l~686 Robert DAVIS 33 TN, farmer, Nancy H. 31,
William C. 11, Sarah E. 9, Malinda C. 7, Eliza
A. 5, Robert P. 3, Nancy Jane 4/12. (In 1850
they lived next to Robert Davis, Sr b VA and
Elizabeth b TN. In 1870 Robert & Nancy also
had James 9, Thomas J. 7, Jeremiah & Hezekiah
5 and Frances 2.)
702-687 James H. DYKES 42 VA, physician, Malinda 23 TN, Elisha 6, William 4, Maranda
9/12. (James married Malinda ROBERTS 22 Jun
1859 in White Co. In 1870 William & his sister, America 8, lived with the family of
Jesse & Susan Roberts WALLING.)
703-688 William ROBINSON 70 SC, farmer, Sarah
40 KY, Cas~n 16 TN, farm laborer, Jesse 14,
Susan 11. (Two White Co wills of interest are
Jacob Robinson dated 6 Jan 1824 & James T.
Robinson dated 14 Sep 1836.)
704-689 John POLLARD 66 NC, cooper, Nancy 58,
Mary A. 32 TN, Emeline 24, Joseph 20, Rachel
16, Nancy 14. (In 1850 they also had Joshua
NC [see 11674], William [see 11142] & Lucy 20.)
705-690 Mary McPEAK 35 TN, Elizabeth 13, Ellen
Catherine 10, John 8, Dovey A.A. 4. (In 1850
Mary lived with Jane McPeak 70 VA [her motherin-law?] and Wallis McPeak 8.)
706-691 Avery NORRIS 53 NC, farmer, Mary 54,
William H. 23 TN, farmer, Thomas 21, farmer,
Amanda 19, Tabitha 17, Mary J. 14, Joseph 35,
farm laborer. (In 1850 they also had Bethel
21 [male], Rebecca 18 & Lucinda 16. In the
l850s Rebecca married -1- WAMMACK; in 1870 she
was a widow with John B. 10, William A. 11 and
Amanda 8.)
707-692 D. Bryant McGOWAN 45 NC, farmer, Rebecca 45 TN, Celia 21, Amos 20, farmer, Margaret 16, Joseph 13, Ozias 10, Sarah E. 4,
Green 2/12. (See Family 11702.)
708-693 Stephen SCURLOCK 50 TN, shoemaker,
Ginsey/Jane 50, Samuel 20, farm laborer, Nancy
18, Mary P. 16, Sarah 14, William B. 10, James
M. 8/12. (In 1850 they also had Thomas 18,
Martha 17, Elizabeth 16. In 1870 Stephen and
Jane had in their household: Nancy LEE 25,
Mary Lee 22, Sarah EVANS 20, James Lee 8, Jefferson Lee 6, Amanda Lee 4, Charles F. Evans
1, Lucy SKIRLOCK 5 & Mary Skirlock 2; Samuel
& Caroli~Skirlock, Thomas 5, Rachel 2 and
William BEIME 8 lived next to them.)
709-694 Simon DAVIS 58 NC, cooper, Nancy 61,
Lewis Mc. 22 TN, farmer, Simon B. 22, farmer.
(In 1850 they also had William P., John W.
[see below] and Malinda A. 18.)
710-695 John W. DAVIS 29 NC, farmer, Mary J.
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The Families of White County, Tennessee in 1860 (continued)
26 TN, Simon M. 7, Susannah 5, Thomas 4, Zachariah 8/12. (Mary was a widow in 1870; "Zack"
may also be listed with the Zachariah JONES
Family #43, Dist 6.)
711:"696 William P. DAVIS 31 NC, farmer, Sarah T.
25 TN, William M. 7, Thomas 2, Nancy 4/12.
Angeline 10, Francis M. 7. Family #649 was Abner G. Eavans 25 TN, farmer, Susan 23 IN,
James K. 7 TN, John A. 2. Family #139 in the
1860 Van Buren Co Census was Susan Eavans 43
TN, James 16, farm laborer, John 12, Thomas 10)
Nancy A. 9, William B. 6, Martha J. 3.)
721-706 William W. KNOWLES 45 TN, farmer, Mary
46 NC, Annie 23 TN, Amanda 19, Mary Jane 17,
Harriet 15, Eliza 14, James 13, Lucinda 11.
(William was my great-grandfather and Lucinda
was my grandmother. William b 1815, d 1860, a
son of James W. Knowles & Nancy HARRIS, gson
of Rev Sol John Knowles, married c1832 Mary/
713-698 William BAINE 42 TN, farmer, Mary 40.
Polly WOMACK b 1810, d 1872 in White Co, dau
(In 1870 they had David 14, Thomas GUTHERY 26
of Anderson Womack & Fanny DOBBINS, gdau of
Thomas Womack & Louvisa RICE and William DOBand Caroline TRAMMEL 24, housekeeper.)
BINS & Susannah COLLINS. William and Mary's
714-699 Daniel W. MARSH 53 TN, farm laborer,
children were:
1. Nancy E. Knowles b 1833 in White Co, m
Rachel 40, Harriet 12, William 12.
20 Nov 1851 Samuel GREENFIELD b 1831. See #709.
715-700 Edward V. POLLARD 59 VA, farmer, Teresa
2. Amy Knowles b 1834.
3. Sarah Ann Knowles b 1836.
58, Edward 22 TN, Thomas 21 & Benjamin 19, far4. John Wesley Knowles b 1837, d c19ll, m
mers, Lucy CLAIBORNE 31 VA. (In 1850 they also
had Isaac 20, Rufus 17 & Emily 18 who m Perry
17 Nov 1857 Melvina C. STEWART b 1837, d 1897
PIRTLE 2 Dec 1852 in White Co. Edward Jr m Nancy in White Co. See #707.
5. Amanda Irene Knowles b 1839, probably m
MOORE 6 Mar 1866 in White Co. Nancy was probably
16 Jul 1859 John M. WEBB in White Co.
a dau of James Moore b NC & Susan b TN. In 1870
6. Mary Jane Knowles b 1842, may have m
an Edward Pollard 70 VA was head of Family #77,
Alfred Webb.
Dist 5, but family members differed from the
7. Harriet Knowles b 1844.
1860 census.)
8. Eliza Knowles b 1845.
716-701 Elizabeth SWIFT 56 VA, Rufus 30 TN, car9. James Cornelius Knowles b 1846, m 1871
penter, Lucinda 33, Lee Ann 25, Simon 23, carpen- Elizabeth SORRELL b 1842 in SC to McCager S. &
ter, Susan 20, Lucinda 4. (In 1850 Family #655
Elizabeth A. Sorrell. Their children were: Eghad Elisha Swift 60 VA, brick mason, Elizabeth
bert b 1873; Lau~a b 1876; Sullivan; Naomi;
52, Sarah 29 TN, Rufus 21, Thomas 20, Lucinda
Minnie; Nora Mae; Glenna Pleasant.
23, Simon 17, Susan 11. See Family #704 below.)
10. Lucinda Caroline Knowles b 5 Feb 1848 in
White Co, d 21 Oct 1896 Vernon Co, MO, m in
717-702 Edward GLEASON 50 TN, farmer, Malinda
White Co 14 Feb 1870 Melvin C. WALLACE b 12
46, William 27, farmer, James 30, merchant, Mary Dec 1851 in Morgan Co, TN, d 21 Nov 1915 Inde23, Isaac 12, Eliza A. LITTLE 18, Wallace McPEAK pendence, KS; he was a son of Alfred Wallace &
18, farm laborer. (In 1850 they also had MargMartha Ann Corna GARRETT. This family was in
aret 24 & Joseph McGOWAN/McCOWAN 81 NC, farmer
Johnson Co, MO by 1870, moved to Nodaway Co,
[father of Malinda Gleason & D.B. McGowan in
MO by 1880 and to Nevada, Vernon Co, MO by
#692 above?]. Was Wallace McPeak a son of Mary
1890. The children of Melvin & Lucinda Wallace
McPeak in Family #690 above?)
were: James M. b 27 Feb 1871 MO, d 1940s Oklahoma City, m Lillie KENNEDY: Alfred Van Buren
718-703 John SLATTERS(?) 21 TN, farm laborer,
b 11 Jun 1873 MO, d 6 Oct 1921 Independence,
Nancy 23, Monroe 8, Vance 1.
KS(?), m 21 Jun 1899 Celia M. ANTHONY; Willie
b 23 Oct 1875, d 6 Dec 1875 MO; Charles Edgar
719-704 Thomas SWIFT 30 TN, farmer, Oliver 8,
[my father] b 27 Jan 1877 White Co, TN, d
Mary 7, Eliza A. 5, Green W. I, Sarah 40. (See
16 May 1949 Coffeyville, KS, m 7 Sep 1899 in
Family #701 above. Was Thomas a widower; was
MO Lorraine Arminda COX b 5 Jan 1879 Morgan
Sarah his wife or sister?)
Co, MO, d 28 Jan 1925 Independence, KS; Jettie
M. b 22 Aug 1879 MO, m 16 Oct 1898 Lester S.
720-705 Mary EAVANS 57 VA, Abner 35 TN, Aggie
FREEMAN & lived in Oklahoma City, OK; Ada and
22, Angeline 19, Francis Marion 16, farm laborEskel [twins] b 27 Feb 1882. d 8 & 22 Aug 1883
er. (In 1850 Family #650 was Mary Eavans 46 VA,
Centerview, Johnson Co, MO; Ida Pearl b 31 Mar
Jane 20 TN, Jesse BARNETT 23, farmer & Nancy
1885 MO, m/l 2 Apr 1904 Samuel M. THOMAS, div
Eavans 17, m within the year, Agnes E. Eavans 12, c19l5, m/2 c19l6 Charles Royal WEBB in Kansas
712-697 Jesse HUNTER 63 NC, blacksmith, Catherine 60 TN, Mary M. 30, Minerva 25, Arzilla 20,
Lewis 31, farmer. (In 1850 they also had Helen
8. In 1870 Catherine was a widow listed with
Mary, Minerva and Lucretia BADGER 9.)
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The Families of White County, Tennessee in 1860 (continued)
City, MO; Myrtle Emma b 31 Jan 1887 MO, mil 25
Feb 1911 Clark J. LAMBERT [no known children],
m/2 in Tulsa 9 Apr 1916 Albert A. GARDNER [had
at least three children].
William W. Knowles died intestate in 1860 in
White Co. Administrators were his brother,
James A., and son, John W. Inventory & account
of sales of his estate are dated 3 Dec 1860 and
signed by John F. VOSS, Clerk of White County
Court .)
(Note: Hiram Knowles [brother of Wm. W.] b 1807
in VA, lived at Mount Pisgah in White Co, TN until the l850s, moved to Bollinger Co, MO & died
MO/TX? in the l860s; mil Elena SWINDELL 1825,
m/2 28 Nov 1838 Mary E. GIBBS [dau of Benjamin]
b 1820, dafter 1860. Hiram is listed in the
1860 Bollinger Co, MO Census in White Water Twp,
Family #235. Some of Hiram's Bollinger Co relatives & neighbors in 1860 included: Asa SWINDLE,
#150; Micajah H. KNOWLES, #236; George W. Swindle, #237; John M. DAVIS, #249; Cason Swindle,
#252; James BUXTON, #269; James McDANIEL, #273;
Elizabeth HODGES, #422; William JOHNSON, #424;
Archibald D. BROWN, #425; Joseph Johnson, #429;
and in Union Twp, Osborn SMITH, #209, who m
Hester Knowles [widow of John W.] in 1858 and
adopted her children.)
722-707 John W. KNOWLES 22 TN, farmer, Melvina
22, Elizabeth 2, Mary 4/12. (John Wesley Knowles
[see #706 above] m 19 Oct 1857 Melvina C. STEWART [dau of John and Elizabeth WISDOM Stewart] •
Their children were: Sarah Elizabeth b 1858;
Mary F. b 1860; Stephen Hiram b 1862, d 1923 in
TX, m 1887 Frances L. SWINDELL b 1868, d 1933
[in Dec 1979 their son, Andrew Jackson Knowles,
lived at Rt 2, Box l5l-J Bastrop, TX 78602];
Martha b 1867; James Foster b 1874; William M.
b 1876.)
723-708 W.J. LEE 32 NC, farm laborer, Charlotte
32 TN, Mary J. 7, Nancy E. 5, Lucinda J. 3,
George W. 2/12.
724-709 Samuel GREENFIELD 29 TN, farmer, Nancy
E. 26, Sarah A. 2. (Samuel Greenfield b 1831, m
20 Nov 1851 Nancy E. KNOWLES [see #706 above].
Their children were: Sarah A. b 1858; William J.
b 1860; Mary C. b 1863; John W. b 1864, James E.
b 1866; Daniel B. b 1869, all in White Co.)
725-710 George A. WEBB 48 ME, Louisa A. 13, TN,
Columbus JORDE~ 20, farm laborer.
726-711 George W. TOMBOLIN/TOMBERLIN 36 TN, farmer, Rhoda 40, Darius B. 16, George W. Jr 14,
Gale W. 13, Celia W. 10. (George was a son of
Gale and Sarah Tomberlin. See Family #620.)
727-712 Thomas C. HARRIS 36 TN, farmer, Mary 37,
Nancy J. 15, Margaret R. 12, Alva M. 10, William
R. 8, Rebecca C. 6, Sarah 4, Ferdinand Petway
1, Jackson Snell Harris 21, farm laborer. (By
1870 Mary was a widow.)
728-713 Isabella C. HARRIS 64 KY, Margaret R.
CLARK 28, Sarah J. Clark 3. (Margaret/Maggie
Clark [dau of Isabella] was the widow of
Joseph B. Clark [son of Darius Clark, Sr].
Margaret Clark m c186l Elliott KNOWLES, Family
#716 below. In 1870 Sarah J. Clark was with
the Darius Clark family.)
729-714 Calvin FIELDS 25 TN, farmer, Mary 26,
Joseph 2, Martha J. 7/12. (By 1870 they also
had Madison 8, Ezekiel 6, Emeline 4, John 2,
Mary 1; Narcissus WINSTEAD 21 was with them.)
730-715 Greenville H. WILSON 41 TN, farmer,
Elizabeth 43, Enos M. 21 KY, farmer, William
R. 16 TN, farmer, Nancy J. 11, Mansfield G. 9,
Martha A. 4, Elizabeth 75 VA. (I read that
Greenville was buried in White Co with the
Robert Wilson family [See #762]. Mansfield m
Sarah MOORE 10 Sep 1871 in White Co.)
731-716 Elliott KNOWLES 38 TN, farmer, Nancy
8, John W.P. 6. (Elliott W. Knowles [son of
James W. & Nancy HARRIS Knowles] b 1822, d
c1875, mil c1849 Celia/Sally CLARK b 1823, d
c1857. Their children were: Nancy H. b 1852,
m 1867 Thomas JOHNSON b 1841 AL and had Mary
E. b Sep 1869, A.F., Celia, James E. & Nancy
J.; John W.P. b 1854, m 1877 Sarah DUNCAN b
1862 and had John T. Elliott Knowles m/2 c186l
Margaret/Maggie HARRIS Clark [widow of Joseph
B. Clark] b 1833. Their children were: William F. b 1862; Isabel M. b 1864, m 1881 Morgan DOBBS b 1862; Mary F. b 1865, m Asberry
Clark; Amanda C. b 1867; Thomas E. b 1869, d
1925, m Nannie YOUNG b 1879 and had Ernest;
Margaret L. b Apr 1870, m Tom ANDERSON and
had Estle and Alma; C.W. b 1873. In the 1850
White Co Census Elliott had his mother, Nancy
72, and Thomas Johnson 14 in his household.
In 1870 his mother-in-law, Isabell C. Harris
74, lived with Elliott in Family #25, Dist 5.)
732-717 Sarah KNOWLES 42 TN, Lawson H. 22,
farm laborer, Rebecca 16, Mary J. 20, James W.
14, Dianna H. 11, Sarah E. 9, Permelia H. 6.
(Sarah b 1817, d l860s, m c1837 John Knowles
[son of William] b 1818, d 1854. Their children were: Lawson H. b 1838; Mary J. b 1839;
William b 1842; Rebecca b 1844; James W. b
1846, m 1874 Isabelle PILGRIM in White Co and
had Elias; Dianna H. b 1849, m John CRUSE;
Sarah E. b 1851, m Feb 1870 William Crockett
RICHARDSON b 1848 and had Jacob, William L.,
Mary A., Sarah A.; Permelia/Melly b 1854.
John Knowles died intestate in 1854; administrator of his estate was William Jr, his bro.)
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The Families of White County, Tennessee in 1860 (continued)
733-718 James MOORE 47 NC, farmer, Susan 44 TN,
Nancy 22, Jacob T. 18, Rebecca Jane 16, Richard
P.14, James R. 12, John M. 10, William H. 8,
Sarah A. 6, Susan D. 3. (In the 1850 Van Buren
Co Census, Family #296, they also had Thomas H.
15, Asbury M. 10 & Arthur P. 2. By 1870 they also had Sidney S. 8. Sarah A. m Mansfield WILSON
10 Sep 1871 in White Co; Susan D. may have m
John M. CLARK 19 Jul 1874; Rebecca Jane m John
HUMPHREY, Jr 24 Aug 1869 [see #729 below]; and
Richard P. m Emeline WINSTEAD 1 Apr 1866, Family
ft787 below.)
734-719 Samuel D. ARNOLD 49 SC, farmer, Elizabeth 46 TN, Bonaparte 25, farmer, Francis 18,
farmer, Matilda 14, Melvina J. 12, Lindsey 8.
(In 1850 they also had Christopher C. 13 & Amanda M. 10. By 1870 Elizabeth was a widow; Bonaparte ran the farm; Melvina & Lindsey were shown
as JONES. Family #36, Dist 6 had Francis Arnold,
Elizabeth [DODSON], Robert C. 2; Mary J. Dodson
63 NC & Wallis McDANIEL 8 TN also lived in the
household.)
735-720 Christopher Columbus ARNOLD 23 TN, farmer, Susan J. 25. (Columbus Arnold, son of
Samuel & Elizabeth, married Susan PIRTLE 4 Jan
1858 in White Co.)
736-721 William HENDERSON 57 TN, farm laborer,
Elizabeth 45 NC, Annie J. 16 TN, Linda 14.
737-722 Foster A. PIRTLE 38 TN, farmer, Margaret
22, Jacob L. 4, James W. 2, Sarah 1. (Foster A.
was a son of Jacob & Jane Pirtle below. By 1870
they also had Harrison J. 7, William F. 4,
Thomas 2 and Almeda b 1870.)
738-723 Jacob L. PIRTLE 65 NC, farmer, Jane 60
SC, James H. GOOCH 23 NC, farm laborer. (In 1850
they also had Foster 28, Walker 18, Mary Ann 25,
S. 15 [male], Robinson 12, Jesse H. 10 [b 18 Oct
1840 in White Co] and Thomas A. 7. In 1870 Nancy
E. GRISSOM 34 & Francis L. 12 lived with them.)
739-724 Rachel SIMERAL 54 TN, Amanda 16, Francis
18, farmer, Lougenia 14 [female], Daniel S. 11,
Henry P. 8, Ann E. 6. (Ann married Ferdinand
FISHER; see Family #577.)
740-725 James COOK 56 NC, farmer, Margaret 55
VA, Nancy 25 NC, Elizabeth 20 TN, Milly R. 17,
Mary Ann 14, Peter B. 12, George W. 9. (In 1850
they also had Daniel T. 14 and John 13; Orney
HAMLIN 42 VA [female] lived with the family. By
1870 Margaret was a widow with Mary and George
still at home.)
741-726 Mahala H~~HREY 40 TN, Sarah 16, Elizabeth 15, Sylvester 11. (Mahala KNOWLES [dau of
John II & Mahala Knowles] b 1818 in White Co,
d 1914, buried Shady Grove Cemetery in White
Co, m 3 Jul 1842 David E. Humphrey b 1814, d
1851, son of John & Abigail Humphrey [see Family #727]. David & Mahala's children were:
Sarah/Sallie b 1844, mIl John L. WILSON, m/2
Jim CLARK; Elizabeth b 1845; Sylvester b 1848,
m 1869 Mary Jane FISHER b 1846 [dau of James
Fisher & Susannah HUTSON] and had Alfred b May
1870 & Ammon; Rachel died before 1850; Louise
died at age 3.)
742-727 John HUMPHREY 82 NC, farmer, Sarah 52,
Louisa 50. (Sarah and Louisa were his spinster
daughters. His wife, Abigail, died after 1850;
John died before 1870.)
743-728 Benjamin B. HUMPHREY 27 NC, farmer,
Rachel 30 TN, America J. 2, James M. 1. (Ben
b 1833, d 1915, m 1856 Rachel KNOWLES b 1830
in White Co, d 1902. He was probably a son of
John B. & Christiana Humphrey and gson of John
& Abigail Humphrey; Rachel was a dau of James
Knowles, Jr & Sarah GREEN? and gdau of John II
& Mahala Knowles. Benjamin served in the 50th
Tenn. Vol. Infantry, C.S.A. and received Pension #6754. Benjamin & Rachel's children were:
America J. b 1858; James M. b 1859; Berry S.;
John B.; Sarah A. b Jul 1869; Arthelia P.;
and Martha L.)
744-729 John B. HUMPHREY 49 NC, farmer, Christiana 44 TN, Sylvester 21, farmer, David 15,
farmer, John 12, Ozias 10, Andrew J. 5. (John
B. was a son of John & Abigail, Family #727.
John Jr may have married Rebecca Jane MOORE
24 Aug 1869 in White Co; see Family #718.)
745-730 Absolom YATES 70 VA, farmer, Catherine
53, Elizabeth 37, Ellender T. 27, Thomas J. 22,
farmer, Elijah 14, Sidney 12, Sarah 9. (In
1850 they also had Isabell B. 26, Riley W. 25,
Samuel 11 & Lafayette 3. Catherine was a widow
by 1870; Samuel & Elijah had their own homes
in White Co. Absolom evidently fought in the
War of 1812; Catherine applied for and received Widow's Pension #20,318.)
746-731 David CLARK 42 TN, farmer, Ellender
44, Phineas 20, farmer, Darius 18, farmer,
Judea A. 16, Celia 15, David 13, Mahala 9.
747-732 George SWINDLE 23 TN, farmer, Manerva
22, Casen 5, Nancy E. 4, David B. 2, Rutha C.
1. (George C. Swindle m Minerva CLARK 12 Jan
1854 in White Co. In 1870 they also had George
C. Jr [b 1863], Lucy M. [b 1865], Browder 3 &
Sarah E. 1. There may have been an earlier
Sarah E. who died.)
(to be continued)
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FAMILY GATHERINGS
Prepared for publication by Jessie Taylor Webb and Mary Louise Nazor
WILLIAM F. MOORE - PEYTON ENGLISH MOORE
Contributed by James T. Goodbread, Rt. 1,
Cleveland, OK, 74020
This old family Bible, owned in 1971 by Mrs. Lassie Moore Goodbread Black of Columbia
County, FL., is the basis of research on this particular Moore family.
William F. MOORE was born 1805/10 according to the 1840 Hardeman Co., TN census or
in North Carolina according to other records. He died Aug 1844 in Hardeman Co., TN.
His wife, Mahala B. ENGLISH, was born in 1817 in Tennessee according to the 1850 cen~
sus, but her son said she was born in Ireland. Their children, all born in Hardeman
Co., TN, were:
1. Elizabeth Moore - born 28 Mar 1837; married
JOBE and had at least one
child, William Thomas Jobe - born 10 May 1859
2. William Thomas Moore - born 2 Jun 1838
3. Martha V. Moore - born 1840
4. Andrew Jackson Moore - born 9 Jan 1842
5. Peyton English Moore - born 16 May 1844; died 29 Dec 1904 in Pocahontas, TN
(
When Peyton English Moore was three months old his father died and his mother married
a second time. Peyton was then adopted and reared by William A. McDONALD and his
wife, Frances Caroline DAVIS. In a pension application filed 12 Mar 1904, Peyton
said he was a resident of Essary Springs in Hardeman Co., TN. He gave his birth as
16 May 1844 in Hardeman Co., TN. On 16 Apr 1861 he enlisted in the 4th Tennessee
Infantry under Col. R.P. NEELY, Capt. James FENTRESS and was transferred to the 9th
Regiment under Col. DOUGLASS and Capt. J.M. PARK in Oct 1861. Later he was assigned
to Capt. YOPP's Company of Cavalry, Brig. J.J. Neely in command, where he received
multiple wounds at the Battle of McDonald's Farm. He was captured and imprisoned for
several months in St. Louis, Cincinnati and Baltimore, and was exchanged at City
Point, VA to be returned to his command. He served to the end of the Civil War, surrendering at Meridian with the General Army. His pension was accompanied by a paper
from his attorney, H.E. CARTER, with Fred MILLS and J.J. Neely certifying to his
service.
On 17 Apr 1871 in Pocahontas, TN., Peyton English Moore was married to Edith Davis,
born 7 Dec 1848, by Rev. Miles B. Moore. She was the daughter of Wiley Jarret Davis
and Mary Ann TEDFORD. (Note: This marriage is erroneously recorded in Hardeman Co.,
TN Marriage Book 3, p. 240, as Edith Davis to Bailey Moore.) Their first child was
born in Yazoo City, MS and the other three in Pocahontas, TN. They were:
1. Nettie Moore - born 18 Feb 1872; died 28 Nov 1932 in Lake City, FL; married
Augustus Session GOODBREAD on 11 Nov 1903 in Corinth Community, Columbia Co.,
FL. He died 8 Dec 1916 in Columbia County. They were parents of three children born in Florida; Lassie Moore Goodbread - born 24 Aug 1904; Thelma Lucile
Goodbread - born 9 Nov 1907; James Piper Taliaferro Goodbread - born 7 Jun 1910.
2. Otis Peyton Moore - born 29 Jun 1875; died 11 Oct 1876 Pocahontas, TN.
3. Lassie Moore - born 31 Aug 1878; died 11 Mar 1969 in Dowling Park, FL; married
26 Apr 1905 Charles H. HOWARD, died 1 Jul 1926 Alexandria, LA.
4. Andrew Garnett Moore - born 23 Feb 1880; married 7 Oct 1910 Sarah CARMICHAL,
who died Aug 1925 in Portales, NM. They were parents of seven children all
born in Portales, NM: Edith Charlott Moore - born 16 Feb 1911; John Jacob
Astor Moore - born 18 Mar 1912; Howard Peyton Moore - born 27 Dec 1913; Andrew
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Family Gatherings (continued)
Garnett Moore - born 23 Mar 1915; Vera Mae Moore - born 31 Mar 1917; Gladys
Margaret Moore - born 23 Nov 1920; N.J. Moore born 2 Sep 1923.
Other deaths listed in the Bible are these:
Henry Clay Davis
at Corinth, MS
Ida Davis GARDNER
at Pocahontas, TN
Wiley Jarrett Davis
"
Caleb A. COPE
"
William Charles Davis
"
Marion Wiley Davis
"
William W. Davis
"
Lucy Davis
"
Mary Ann (Tedford) Davis
"
Jennie Davis Cope
"
Edith Davis Moore
at Baton Rouge, LA
11
11
8
27
1
2
14
20
18
1
19
Oct
Sep
Jan
Oct
Jul
Jun
Jun
Jun
Oct
Nov
Jan
1875
1876
1877
1884
1885
1886
1888
1888
1896
1913
1936
Additional information in the handwriting of Edith Davis Moore is found in the Moore
family Bible, preceded by the heading - William A. McDonald Bible. William A. McDonald was born 23 Mar 1826 to Nancy and Daniel McDonald, Sr. He maTried 11 Mar 1847
at Pocahontas, TN to Frances Caroline Davis, born 26 Jul 1832, died 16 Jul 1862.
She was the daughter of Wiley Jarrett Davis and Mary Ann Tedford. William A. and
Frances McDonald are buried in Enon graveyard near Rogers Spring, 64 miles east of
Memphis, on the Southern Railway. Their children
1. Mary Ann Elizabeth (Molly) McDonald - born 13 Jan 1848; married Charlie
LILLIARD and they had Carrie, Laura and Etta Lilliard
2. James William McDonald - born 17 May 1850; mIl
CAMPBELL and had Annie McDonald who married
NEWLAND; Loula McDonald who married
WARDLOW; m/2
Lilliard (sister of Charlie) and had Lilliard McDonald
3. Nancy Jane McDonald - born 11 Nov 1852; died 21 Oct 1868. She was burned to
death.
4. Nancy Catherine McDonald - born 15 Feb 1855; married a son of her father's
half brother and died of TB, leaving two sons who died young.
5. Daniel (Bud) McDonald - (dates illegible)
GENESIS OF AN ALLEN - Contributed by Mrs. Myrtle Lauder Zahn, P.O. Box 745
Winnie, Texas 77665
Knowing her ancestor, Thomas ALLEN, died in Moniteau Co., MO in 1845, the compiler
began her search in Cole Co., MO Court House, where she found the marriage record
of Iraneous R. NEACE to Lucinda Louisa Allen. Then in Moniteau County, in a box
dusty with age, the Clerk allowed her to search through stacks of old documents
filed chronologically for a hundred years. The Thomas Allen bundle disclosed a
will, estate settlement, and signatures of all his children and their spouses. The
1850 Census of Tarrant and Denton Counties, Texas established the fact that some of
the children had been born in Tennessee.
Thomas Allen had willed his wife, Permelia (LINDSAY) his slaves, Ambrose and Caroline, which proved an important clue, along with the NSDAR record #473,777 of
Richard Allen, Sr. of Wilkes Co., NC. A copy of the latter's will named all the
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Family Gatherings (continued)
children and slaves, Ambrose and Caroline. Shortly before his death Richard Allen,
Sr. had applied for a government pension, but died before receiving anything. His
son, Richard Allen, Jr. had to submit a witnessed statement to the government about
the death, names of aJ1 the surviving children and places of residence of each at
that time - 1832. There was Thomas Allen listed as living in Bedford Co., TN. This
pension application (#6490) gave many working clues, one being that Richard was born
in Baltimore Co., MD. Richard Sr. and Nancy named their eldest son John, probably
for Richard's father because Thomas was named for Nancy's father, Thomas Lindsay,
who died in Frederick Co., VA in 1769. Richard and Nancy moved to NC by 1770.
A Professional genealogist had stated that Richard Allen was the son of John Allen,
who married Ann RHODES/RHOADS on 24 Nov 1740 in St. John's Parish MD. Ann was born
in that Parish 22 Apr 1722, daughter of Richard and Mary Magdalen Rhodes.
The widow, Perme1ia (Lindsay) Allen, with her children and their spouses, and Ambrose and Caroline, came by wagon train, led by Hall MEDLIN, to Texas. Much of her
family is listed in the book, "The Peters Colony of Texas" with their land grants
and certificate numbers. They settled on both sides of Tarrant and Denton County
lines near Roanoke, Deller, Justin, Elizabethtown, and Grapevine.
Iraneous R. Neace and wife homesteaded 640 acres of land; they deeded one acre for
a cemetery and Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, which was established in 1850. Ambrose
and Caroline were also charter members of this church. Most of Perme1ia Lindsay
Allen's family were members of Lonesome Dove Baptist Church in Denton Co., TX befor~
Mt. Gilead was organized. In February 1846 "Milly" Allen, Caroline amd Ambrose
were on that church roll. Many descendants of this hardy stock now live in all
parts of Texas.
The compiler's great~st thrill of research came through the help of the Boy Scouts
of American and Mr. R. Ivey MOORE, genealogist and historian for Wilkes Co., NC.
The Scouts cleared and cleaned the family burial site of Richard Allen, Sr. in Edwards Twp., near Roaring River about ten miles east of N. Wilkesboro, NC in preparation for the Bi-Centennia1 celebration. NC Highway Marker #288 between Roaring
River and Ronda reads as follows: "Richard Allen, Sr. Colonel of NC Militia at
Battle of King's Mountain. Delegate to the Hillsborough Convention, 1788; in General Assembly, 1793. Grave 4 mi. N." His descendants include names of WALSH,
BAUGUS, BARCROFT, FRESHOUR, NEACE, HAMPTON, TRIMBLE, LAUDER, MEDLIN, DUNHAM, FOSTER,
KIMBROUGH, LINDSAY, and many others.
A family record compiled by Thomas Allen Neace about 1900 noted that Perme1ia's
uncle "Old Silver Fist" Major John Lindsay fought in the Revolutionary War. His
Georgia records show he was the son of John Lindsay (which was proved by his Bible
record), and this elder John Lindsay would be the grandfather of Perme1ia. This
record also noted that her uncle, Daniel SISK, was killed at the Battle of King's
Mountain, but that was not confirmed by the Nease record. The compiler knows that
Major John Allen had a brother, Benjamin, in South Carolina.
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Family Gatherings (continued)
BIBLE OF MARTHA L (SPEAR) GROOMS -
Contributed by Mrs. Bettye G. Burgess
2720 Sandy Lane, Ft. Worth TX, 76112
This Bible, owned in 1976 by W.E. Cuffman of Denton, TX, is very old and fragile
with dim handwriting that is hard to read including some erasures.
Jordan (Jurden) P. GROOMS of Weakley Co., TN is not listed in the Bible, but he
married Martha L. SPEAR on 19 Jan 1863. He was a Mason, and he and his wife were
active in the Meridian Cumberland Presbyterian Church. They are both buried in
that church's cemetery. Martha L. Spear, who was the daughter of Willis and Sarah
Le Spear, died on 1 Oct 1902. Tradition says that Jordan P. Grooms was the son of
Major Groom and wife, Mary (Polly) POPE. This Major (Sr.) Groom was the son of
Stephen Groom and wife, Winnifred WINDERS. Stephen Groom served in the War of 1812,
fighting in Georgia where he is believed to have been born. He was probably
married in Kentucky.
Wilson KELLY married Mary E. Spear 15 Jan 1860.
Zay (?) Pope Grooms was born 21 Aug 1888 and died 28 Jul 1890.
Nancy M. Spear, daughter of Willis and Sarah, was born 10 Oct 1840.
BIRTHS
Mary E. Spear - 22 Jan 1843
Martha L. Spear - 6 Jan 1846
William W. Spear - 2 Jul 1848
Sarah A. Spear - 26 May 1850
Rebecca C. Spear - 23 Sep 1852
John W. Spear - 4 Aug 1834
Margret J.(?) Spear - 23 Apr 1857
Bennie Ray Grooms - 20 Nov 1878
Lennar Mae Grooms - Jan 1881
Minnie
e Grooms - 3 or 23 Feb 1883
Elex Grooms - 15 Feb 1877
Wilson Kelly - 13 Jan 1826
Martha Wanora Wilson Kelly - 20 Dec 1860
Betty E. Grooms - 30 Oct 1863
J. M.(W.) Grooms - 2 Aug 1865
J. W. Grooms - 19 Jun 1867
Sary Francis Groom - 29 May 186_
Mattie Bell Groom - Jan 1871
Mary Cotsey (?) Groom - 20 Jan 1873
Charles Groom - 7 Dec 1874
Eleck Rasmus Groom - 20 Feb 1877
Birdie V. Groom - 7 Sep 1883
Elex Groom -.20 Feb 1887
Bennett Ray Grooms - 20 Nov 1878
Lenar Mae Groom - 1 Jan 1881
Eppy Grooms - 21 Mar 1890
B. R. Grooms - 28 Nov 1828
DEATHS
Wilson Kelly - 4 Aug 1860
Willie Spear - 6 Sep 1860
Sarah Le Spear - 5 Oct 1860
J. M. Groom - 13 Nov 1879
Minnie Bell Groom - 23 Mar 1883
Roscoe J. Grooms - born April and
died 7 Dec 1888
There is a Bill of Complaint in Weakley Co., TN dated 22 Sep 1903 made by C. C.
Grooms, Bettie CARLTON and husband, T.H. Carlton, citizens of Weakley Co., TN
against J.P. Groom's Heirs (he died in 1888 and wife died 19 Oct 1902). The heirs
are: W.J. Grooms, residence unknown; Fannie WAGSTER and husband, D.W. Wagster of
Missouri; Mattie CUFFMAN and husband, R.Coffman of Texas; B.R. Grooms of Missouri;
Kate Grooms; C.C. Alexander Grooms; Lena DOLAN and husband, Bob Dolan; Birdie
WOMBLE and husband, Bob Womble; and Minnie Grooms, all citizens of Weakley Co., TN.
They charge that since these lands cannot be advantageously partitioned and are
only suitable for farming purposes, that the land should be sold. The nearest
towns to the farm are Dresden and Greenfield, Tennessee.
Fall 1982
127
MAJOR PASSONS AND ANNA ANDERSON BIBLE RECORDS - Contributed by Mrs. Bonita Mangrum,
Rt. 7,
Bo~
390,
M~Minnvi11e,
TN 37110
In 1975 this Bible was owned by Mr. and Mrs. R.J. Grissom, Spencer, TN.
Major Passons was born 17 Feb 1791 in North Carolina and died 24 Ju1 1876 in Van
Buren Co., TN. Anna ANDERSON was born 8 Jan 1794 in Virginia and died 12 Aug 1866
in Van Buren Co., TN. They were married in White Co., TN on 2 Aug 1817 by Rev.
John GREEN. Their children were all born in White Co., TN except the yountest.
(
1. Tilford A. Pas sons - b 26 Aug 1818; d 26 Nov 1861 in Nashville Soldiers
Hospital (CSA). On 24 Aug 1836 he was married to Sarah Moore
HUTSON by Rev. Abel Hutson. Sarah was born 18 Jan 1820.
2. Larking B. Passons - b 5 Jun 1820; md 25 Dec 1843 Louise FLEMMING in Van
Buren Co., TN. They left that county before the 1850 Census.
3. William J.T. Pas sons - b 18 Jun 1822; d
Jan 1913 and is buried in the
Old Union Cemetery, White Co., TN. On 24 Jan 1842 in Van Buren
Co., TN he married Celia GRISSOM, daughter of William Grissom
and Evey RHODES.
4. Oliver Perry Passons - b 5 Jul 1824; d 1896 in Los Angeles Co., CA; he
married Nancy BURKE in California.
5. James W. Passons - b 14 Oct 1826; d 2 Sep 1909 and is buried in MeElroy
Cemetery, Bone Cave, TN. On 24 Jun 1846 he married Amanda
FLEMING in Van Buren Co., TN.
6. Thomas Ra1ton Passons - b 25 Dec 1828; md 25 Sep 1852 Jane DOUGLASS in
California. They lived at Pico Rivers, CA.
7. Benjamin F. Pas sons - b 16 Feb 1831; md Elvira TALLEY after 1850.
8. Andrew J. Passons - b 12 Feb 1833; d 10 Apr 1834 and is buried in Long
Cemetery, Van Buren Co., TN.
9. Mary Ann Pas sons - b 15 Dec 1834; d 22 Aug 1835 and is buried in Long
Cemetery, Van Buren Co., TN.
10. Edward Thockmorton Passons - b 25 Ju1 1836; d 20 Nov 1919 and is buried
in Long Cemetery; md Eva1ine YORK before 1860.
11. Peme1ia Duncan Passons - b 17 Ju1 1840; d 6 Jan 1922 and is buried in Long
Cemetery; md William Buck GRISSOM; born in Van Buren Co., TN.
(1. above) Tilford A. Pas sons and Sarah Moore Hutson were parents of:
1. Mary Ann Passons - b 3 Oct 1838
2. William J. T. Pas sons - b 5 Mar 1840
3. James M. Pas sons - b
Nov 1841
4. Andrew J. Passons - b 27 Dec 1843
5. Eva1ine M. Pas sons - b 13 Jan 1845
6. Oliver P. Passons - b 6 Apr 1848
There were 6 or 7 more children of Tilford and Sarah not listed in
the Bible.
Major Pas sons may have been a son of Jesse Parsons, who served in the Revolutionary
War from North Carolina. A widow, Mary Parsons/Passons, settled with a grant at
Walling, TN along with a Jonathan Parsons. Major Passons/Parsons served in the
War of 1812 under Capt. William RUSSELL in the Mounted Spies. He received two
land grants in Warren Co., TN.
For further information on this family, see "Ansearchin'" News, Vol. 28, No.2,
Families of White County, Tennessee in 1860.
"Ansearchin'" News
128
INDEX TO 1840 CENSUS, McMINN COUNTY, TENNESSEE
Copied by Eleanor Riggins Barham
From Microfilm Number M-704, Roll 527
(continued from Summer issue)
Page 123
Hambleton Baker
James Cooper
John Selvedge
David Helton
Hiram Gee
David Crockett
Jacob Cantrell
Bynam Jornagin
Moses Long
Elizabeth Derick
Jonatham Derick
William Forgason
P Triplet
William Newman
John Crockett
Wm M. Crockett
John Thompson
Green Reyn~lds
Cale W Chapman
Robert Sharp
John Copeland
Juleus Miller
Elizabeth Owens
John Higlin
Madison Carney
Joseph Raburn
William Scott
Joel Triplet
Elizabeth Dorsey
James Armstrong
Page 124
Anthony Foster
Thos Armstrong
Peter Fite
John Armstrong
Ephraim Maples
Robt Doogan
Peter Maples
Jarret Johnson
Easter Tunnell
W H Deaderick
Wm McKenney
Stephen Wells
John McKen'!!y
John Hoyl
Thos B Maston
Josiah Maples
James Wilson
George Julin
A.M. Coffey
Burns McKenny
William Smith
Ellis M. Riggs
Thomas Maples
Moses Long
Jackson Smith
Washington Hence
Isaac Davis
Isaac Morris
William McCroskey
Abraham Rowlin
Page 125
Adam Rowlin
Andrew Rowlin
John Morton
Moses Neill
William Wilson
Abner Green
Charles Harris
Samuel Snoddy
John Seybert
Jno Seybert Jr
William Crouch
Talton Shoemaker
John Harris
Silas Smith
Nancy Pickins
Warner Trew
Jermiah Jenkins
Roda Varna1
Thos Crabtree
John T Mitchell
Har'y'y' Mitchell
W H Green
James Pelley
William Morris
Robt Stephason
William Crayne
Jessee Morris
John Dotherty
John Petty
William Mitchell
Page 126
Fountain Gordon
Valenten Roberts
G.W. Lemons
Jacob Dutherow
John Barton
Jas Mayfield
Mary McMurry
F Hambright
A W Armstrong
Wiley McCartney
Gal Keith
William Keith
Thomas Morris
James Wilson
Thos Trew
Tylor Drake
Thos Hardy
G.W. Queener
Malinda Chilers
Samuel Jones
Mary Webb
Samuel Evens
James J Bayless
Daniel F Foster
Margaret Smith
N.B. Smith
Thos B Love
Lofton Smith
W H Stinson
Lewis Brewer
Page 127
Jno McGraw
And Stephenson
Jno Carragan
Robt McCrosky
Thos J. Grills
Larkin Wells
Will Griffin
Caleb Fann
Malcoth Fann
Mary Done
Burrele Barker
Nimrod Triplett
Caleb Smith
Jno Miller
Reub Shaver
J. Hinkle
S.W. Officer
Jno Neill
Isom Reynolds
Jane James
Will Hayes
Jas Braiden
Jno Davidson
Robt Newman
Jos Copeland
Thos Cantrell
Jno K Jackson
W.C. Logan
Geo H. Glaze
Marvel Helton
Page 128
Jas. Chesnutt
Robt Whorton
Jno Burns
David Cantrell
Will Glaze
Jas Long
Julia Gollaher
Jas Cox
Gale Cox
Aaron Beane
Isom Lawson
Robt Stubblefield
Andras Caldwell
Will Parks
Jno Brookout
Thomas Howard
Adam Massengill
Jas Massengill
Stephen Morris
Martha Stubblefield
James Finey
Stephen Willis
AU Lawson
Carey Armstrong
And Armstrong
Sarah Trotter
Will Neill
Jos Collier
B. Collier
W.R. Douglas
Page 129
Russel Smith
J .H. Grea__?
Will Martin
June Richards
E.P. Bloom
W.C. Smith
Alfd Preston
Sam Pattison
Gabe Cantrell
Isaac Cantrell
Elijah Cantrell.
Erington Prophet
G.D. Neill
J. Brown
Martin Haney
Jas Luker
Jos Smith
Will Dutton
Jos Tinney
Sam Long
Isrial Mayfield
Jas Wilson
Will Maples
Robt Ash
E.S. Smith
Hu Reavely
E Gilbreath
Burrel Barker
Jno Cox
Nancy Measels
Page 130
Will Hamilton
Jas. D. Boling
Jno Smith
Susan Latimore
Mary Cobb
Jno Rose
Cat. Thompson
Fall 1982
129
Index to 1840 Census, McMinn County, Tennessee (continued)
E Logan
Nancy Hoyl
Jont. Crockett
Jno Firestone
Sam. Firestone
Robt. Smith
Will Cooke
Jas Cooke
R Suthard
Jas. M. Scott
J.C. Carlock
Mat Firestone
Jobe Weatherly
Martin Cantrell
Will Cantrell
Benj. Brown
Jno Lovel
D Lovel
Will Jamison
Polly Hill
Alfd. Dodson
Clem Saunders
Will Dodson
(
Page 131
Jane Hass
Fanney Dodson
Malinda Gilley
Jackson Hill
Levi Cart rite
Maranda Thompson
Alx Stinson
William Lea
John Grubb
A Barb
Polly Caragin
Alx Green
Larkin Retherford
Jacob Fisher
Mary Jack
Michael Lower
David Lovel
Samuel Riggs
N.R. Kelly
Isaac Cook
Samuel Gentery
Elbert Brock
Jonathan Kelly
Robt Thompson
Jno Dearmom
Joshua Carney
Ap Carney
Suson Barnett
Thomas Everton
Thos. Elliott
Page 132
Elisha White
John W. Smith
D.H. Brock
Jordon Brock
B.G. Ditmore
J.H. Ditmore
Charles Dorherty
John Elliott
Burrell Buckner
Alx. Castell
Margaret Hix
William Pack
Samuel Lasly
Rubin Philpot
Thos Scarbrry
J.J. Elliott
Ransom J. Moore
Floyd McGonagle
John Dodson
Berry Cass
E.H. Benton
John White
James Cass
John Ashley
Hiram Floyd
John Jack
James W. Cook
Jemima Benton
Edward Benton
Ed Man~
Page 133
Andrew Moon
John Elliott
Robt Vance
Willis Washarm
John Torbett
Edmon Stinson
William Smith
George Burger
Polly Witt
Moses Cass
David Henderson
William Dorherty
James Dodson
Morten Dodson
John Thomas
Ezekiel Bowring
Nick. Bowring
Elkin Lad
Wash Taylor
John Lasley
Andrew Word
Charles Hester
Thos R. Nipyear
John D. Shelton
John Shelton
Martin Dorherty
Daniel Thompson
H.C. Cooke
George Caves
Nathan Kelly
Page 134
William Caves
Perry Maples
W.H. Cooke
Herry Baker
James Jackson
Thomas Cooper
Abraham Stuthard
Jas Barksdale
John Dodd
Berry Dodd
Thos. Kirksey
John Chambers
George Kirksey
Bloomfield Logan
James Green
Henry Nelson
And Wilson
William Cuze ?
Samuel Hughs
John Harkrider
David A. Cobb
Rebecca Duncan
John Hoyl Jr
Shed Barksdale
Ed Shipley
Lewis Grammer
John Barksdale
Thomas L H6yl
C Miller
John Duglass
Page 135
James Calhoun
A.B. Nelson
Peter Fite
Henry Fite
Chris ley Halfacre
J.F. Strange
James Duglass
Mary Wetherley
Joel Grigg
Ed Camorine
Thomas P. Wells
Samuel Fleming
William Harris
Mary Cobb
Joseph Cobb
Hickason Barksdale
James Pane
Thomas Hopkins
Richard Gibbs
R. S. Culp.£J2.er
William Parris
James Pane
John Sullavin
William Collins
James Gibbs
Jessee Freeman
Miles Washam
Levi Casham
John Sullavin
Allen Barksdale
Page 136
Mary Green
Alfred L. Clark
Thomas Gallaher
W. Armstrong
John Simpson
Mary Melton
James H. Reagan
Salomon Bogart
Stephen Woods
William Lowry
A Woodard
C Brown
Thomas Johnson
Daniel Kirk
Samuel Hage
Martha Young
McGill Rowlin
T.P. Johnson
Thomas J. Campbell
Henry Rider
Jackson Grubbs
John McCaughey
Pleasant Crews
Joel R. Brown
Edward Brown
Spencer Beavers
P.B. Anderson
Joseph Sallee
Sarah Rector
H.D. Thorp
Page 137
James T Reid
Dempsey Casey
O.G. Murrell
A. McKeldin
A Slover
A.B. Brown
Benj Ragsdale
F. Boyd
Thomas White
A.D. Keyes
William Homer
Edy Yount
Isaac Shook
Joel Thacker
Mariah Chandler
Henry Hatton
John Tate
John Crawford
James Parkison
S.R. Reeder
W.H. Ballew
Alx Cleage
Sarah Crutchfield
John James
J.W. Blackwell
Henry Hennegar
Jas F. Bradford
Matilda Gambell
M Lipscomb
Spencer Jornagin
"Ansearchin'" News
130
Index to 1840 Census. McMinn County. Tennessee (continued)
Page 138
James L. Bridges
Hiram Worley
S N Vandyke
William King
Henry Ewing
John Pearce
John G. Dorin
Robt Frazier
Patty Hoel
Emily Walker
W.L. Alles
Edwin Alles
Daniel Gilbert
R.D. Jones
P.T. Trotter
George Seahorn
Sal C. Agnew
James Gettys
A P Green
John McGables
Ebenezer Cooper
J. McCaslin
Joseph Carr
G.W. Mayo
William Graves
H Humphreys
V M Campbell
Margaret Eason
James Turner
Patty Holt
Page 139
W.P. Riggins
Felx Hammer
Levi Word
Nancy Fore
J. H. Fyfe
William Shook
William Cark
Samul Workman
William Robison
Hanner Richards
Bill Dodson
Levi R. Morrison
Adam Booker
C.J. Chunn
Charles F. Keith
John McKee
Isaac George
John Harless
Jacob Butram
Ann Smith
Martin Hancock
James Riddle
Hinson Ellison
Eliz. Smith
Francis Oliver (female)
John Miller
William C Mitchell
Eligh,2. Hurst
John Odair
Lewin Miller
Becky Mize
Nimrod Floyd
John Cantrell
A.W. Elder
John L. Bridges
E Sautell
William Mathews
George Byant
Thomas Beckett
Robt Coldwell
G. I Washam
James Edington
Hugh Erskine
Mary Pike
Zac Pettitt
James Byant
Mordaca Rucker
William Maddin
Wm McDonald
May Witt
Page 140
Mary Witt
Elizabeth Cate
John Parshall
Polly Mount
Henry Long
Polly Bygam
Benjamin Wells
Finished
16 Day of Oct by
John S. Bridges
McMINN COUNTY. TENNESSEE. REVOLUTIONARY & MILITARY PENSIONERS. 1840
Pensioners
Isaac Lane
John Honey
Will Peters
William Norman
Spencer Benson
Edmond Roberts
Elizabeth McNabb
Jas. Cunningham
Jno Raney
Age
81
79
79
76
76
83
80
80
84
In home of:
Head of house
Head of house
George Monroe
Head of house
John Benson
Ed. Roberts
Wm McNabb
S.B. Cunningham
Head of house
Pensioners
Jas. Riggins
Maxmillion Rector
Henry Matlock
Charles Carter
William Barnett
Simeon Eldridge
Jno Kurtus
Bengamne Brown
E. Cooper
Age
88
82
54
73
79
78
85
87
45
In home of:
Head of house
Head of house
Head of house
Head of house
James M. Barnett
Head of house
Head of house
Benj Brown
Ebenezer Cooper
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Queries (continued from page 162)
82-313 TIPTON-LACEY: Will exch info on Thos Tipton m Rebecca Lacey 1791 Washington Co TN.
Jeanne R. Tipton. 3806 Woodside Dr •• Monroe. LA 71201
82-314 HANDY-HANBY-WALLER-COOPER: Nd names of chn Wm Handy/Hanby b 1789. d bef June 1841; m
7 Feb 1810 Henry Co VA Sara Waller. b 12 Mar 1794 (gr dau Maj Geo Waller & Maj Thos Cooper Sr).
Marie Handy Ruffin. 3055 Glengarry Rd •• S •• Memphis. TN 38128
82-315 ALEXANDER-POLK-BUCK-CRAIG-PAUL-REAGAN: Nd info Oliver Alexander b 1732 (m/l Mary Craig;
m/2 Margaret Paul); son Adam RbI Nov 1781. m Leah Reagan; Jno Polk. b 1774. d c1805 Robertson
Co TN. m Martha-!-; Emily Ann M Buck m Jas Newman Buck c1826 Dyer Co TN.
Mrs. Connie Mitchell. 1312 Southedge. Little Rock. AR 72207
82-316 BAREFOOT-HILL-CURLIN: Nd info: Sarah Barefoot m J G Hill c1842 Obion Co? TN; dau Eliz b
1843 m Amos Curlin; liv Memphis. TN. He d 1878; she d 1935. bur by 2nd hus Jno Verhine. Obion Co.
Kathleen Kingston McKenzie. 1014 Westwood Ave •• Chattanooga. TN 37405
(continued on page 132)
Fall 1982
131
PERRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE 1?37 TAX LIST
Transcribed by Ausborn C. Tatum from
Tennessee State Library & Archives Film
(continued from Summer issue)
Abbreviations: A
Acres, TL
=Town
DIST. 1110
A/TL SL R.
Ary, Jacob
1
Boston, Thos J.
1
Braly, Wm G.
1
Bolen, Jas
1
Brents, Wesley
1
Brents, John M.
33
1
Bishop, Wm
72
Baker, David
1
Co~lin, Jas
55
1
Campbell, John
89
1
Coap1in, Uriah
1
Coap1in, Silas
1
Catron, C~istopher 110
Childress, Jesse
1
Couch, Jas
1
Dobbs, Jesse
29
1
Dobbs, Richd.
132
1
Evins, Thos
1
Evins, William
1
Flowers, Marshall
1
Faucett, Wm
20
Freeman, H.I.
1 1
Farehund, Samuel
1
Fr.§.land , J as
30
Griffin, Eli D.
1
Gillum, Jacob
80
Goar, Thos
1
Guthery, Andr. H.
100
Gullick,Jas C.
3
Guttick (sic), Alex.
1
Haynes, John C.
35 3
Haynes, John S.
45
Harris, Wyatt
70 1 1
Harris, David R.
279 1 1
Harris, Madison
3
1
He1burn, Wm
1
Harvill, Samuel
125
Harris, John
1
Hares, Gideon L.
1
Hill, Josiah, Sr
50
Hill, Josiah, Jr
1
32
Hogon, John
1
Ho11aboe, GeorK A.
1
Hufstedler, Jacob
116
Hamilton, A1eason
100
Kirkpatrick, Hugh
360
Lookado, John
1
Lea, Josiah
20 1
Mitchel, Joshua
1
Morris, Jas T.
314 2 1
McDaniel, Archabe11
1 1
Moppin, William
1
Moore, Hiram
50
1
Nun, John
46
Pursel, Franklin
1
260
Lot, SL
=
Slaves 12-50, P
DIST. #10 (cont)
A/TL SL P
--6-Perry, George
Randle, John R.
152
1
Randle, Moses
92 3
55
1
Randle, N~
10
1
Scrogins, Richd
Steel, Isaac
1
275
Smith, John
25
1
Smith, Jas
1
Su11ivin, Josiah, Jr
17
1
Su11iv.§.n, Moses
1
Sharp, Jas
100
1
Turner, George
1
Tucker, Joseph
151
1
Tucker, William
1
Tucker, Wm B.
1
Tucker, Lewis G.
1
Treadwell, George
1
Treadwell, Margaret
35
Treace, Adam
1
50
Treadwell, Daniel
8
1
Thompson, Wm
155
1
Webb, John L.
160
1
Webb, John
60
Webb, Joseph B.
1
Wade, David
1
DIST. #11
Barber, Jas
Baldwin, Aaron
76
Barnett, Leonard
Barham, Hartwell
88
Brown, William
Barbe, Abraham
Beard, W.B.
2TL 75
Beard, G.W.
Bates, Jesse
Bates, Jas
Bandy, Jemerson
8
Burch, Joseph
14
Cates, Joshua
20
Cates, Elizabeth
70
Cates, Isiah
30
Campbell, William
Cates, S.
75
Cates, John
25
Crowder, Ezeke1
100
Cooper, Nancy
71
Cobb, David
Curl, AEiah
Cotham, Thos.
Cotham, William
Chesser, Jesse
50
Cooper, Wm. H.
35
Crudup, Robt.
32
Curry, John
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1 1
1
= White
Polls.
DIST. #11 (cont)
AlTL SL P
100 - 1
Cude, Horner
Coode, Horner
259
61
Do£dy, Thomas
Dunaway, Benjamin
34
1
Doherty, Barshaba
39
Drea~ (sic), Johnothan
1
Davidson, Abraham
30
Evens, Leonard
1
35
French, Michal
145
1
Gray, Isiah
1
Glass, Josiah
39
141
1
Gordi.n, John
Halbrooks, D.F.
1
Horner, L.W.
1
Huffsted1er, John
111
1
Hinson, Henry
1
Halbrooks, John Jr.
1
Huffsted1er, David
1
Horner, P1esant
6TL
1
Ho11egan, Sarah
65
Horner, Jermiah
50
Halbrooks, Jas
10
1
Hail, Nicho1ass
1
Halbrooks, John Sr.
90
Howard, Betsy
245
Hill, L.D.
1
Hawkins, Russell
20
1
Hubbison, John
1
Jones, R.A.
1TL
Jas (sic), P1easent
1
Jinkings, John N.
1
1
Jas (sic), William
50
Ligan, Josiah
1
Lawson, David
1
1
Lomax, Wm.
Lomax, Russell
1
Lomax, John
25
Lomax, Jas
1
75
1
Lain, A.D.
150
Louis, Henry
4TL
Henry, R.D.
1
McCamey, Johnathan
1
McCamey, Joseph
230
McCagg, Wm.
1TL
Moore, Samuel
189
1
Moor, Rhueben
53
Niche1s, Wilson
45
1
Niche1s, Zahariah
27
1
Pearson, William
40
Pearson, Thos.
1
Pettigrew, J.M. & C. 4TL
1
Richmo~, D.M.
Robertson, Nat
113
Stewart, Thos. H.
1
1
Skags, Jas
75
132
"Ansearchin'" News
Perry County, Tennessee 1837 Tax List (continued)
DIST. /111 (Cont)
AlTL SL X. DIST. /112 (cont)
A/TL SL X.
Shepherd, Robt.
1 Bishop, William
1
Shepherd, Wm.
124
1 Cable, Leonard
1
Shelton, Mary
96
Cagle, Green
1
Tolly, John
Clark, John
44
200
1
Tolly, William
75
1 Cou.!.ts, Robert
1
Tolly, Hopson
37
1 Dickison, Thos.
1
Tolly, John G.
43
Colehouse, Moses
30
Tomblin, Aaron
1 Doytey, John
100
1
Turner, Samuel
1 Dickison, Jas
1
Turner, John Sr 5TL 279
Dickison, Nat.
50
Whit, Will Robt.
1 Derryberry, Michael
1
Willborn, Burwell
165
Dickison, Wm.
1
Willborn, John
1 Derryberry, Elijah
1
Willborn, Samuel
1 Derryberry, Chanty
100
Wilkins, Clement
1 Dickison, Nancy
10
Wilkins, Jas
Deveny, James
lTL
75
1
Watson, William
29
Griffin, Wm.
120
1
Watson, Edward
1 Gorden, Frank
1
Willb~rn, Josiah
lTL
1 Haggard, Johnathan N. 40
1
Wilkins, Thos.
1 Hite, John
50
1
Wammack, William
1 1 Henny, Joseph
100
Wilborn, Jas
1 Laxson, John
1
Noplear, Jas
50
Love, W.R. for Quals 165
1
heirs & self
DIST. /112
Laxson, Thos, Sr
80
Arnold, Nathan
1 Laxson, Jas
90
1
115
Adcock, Willie
1 McCagg, Jacob
130 1 1
DIST. /112 (cont)
McCagg, Wm. B.
McCagg, Samuel
Morris, William
McCamey, N.W.
McCagg, W.D.
Owens, Jesse
Owens, Soloman
Owens, Esq.
Potter, Benjamin
Phebus, Leonard
Phebus, Lewis
Pearce, John
Pearce, Wright
Potter, William
Rice, Jesse H.
Rice, William
Simmons, A.J.
Thomas, Malechi
Thomas, David
Telby, Edward
West, William
Ward, Isaac
Young, M,!;!ller
AlTL SL P
109 -1"
40
1
100
1
25
1
1
1
30
50
50
1
50
100
1
1
1
16
1
1
1
50
1
120
1
1
50
25
1
1
1
W.F. Doherty
Clerk of the County
28 September 1837
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Queries (continued from page 130)
82-317 BEAVERS-CLACK-STANDIFER-SAPP-VAUGHAN: Nd estate settlements: l/Thos ~eavers, Wilson Co
TN 1811. Was Spencer Beavers, Giles Co, who m Martha Clack (dau Jno Clack & Sarah Standifer)
one mentioned in his will? 2/Green Berry Sapp, liv Warren Co, d by 1848. Nd chn, pts, sibs
Delilah Jane Sapp m Nathan Jas Vaughan.
Mrs. J. W. Isbell, Rt. 2, Box 191, Pilot Point, TX 76258
82-318 BOWYER-KING-BOYERS-GARRISON: Elias Bowyer (liv Hawkins Co TN c1830) son? of David of Alleghany Co VA. If so, Barbara Bowyer (wf of Andrew King, Hawkins Co) was his aunt. Elias Boyers
liv on land owned by Wm Garrison in Hawkins Co 1831. Like corr with anyone interested in fams.
Ruth E. Browning, Box 657, Sta. A, Searcy, AR 72143
82-319 HAMLETT-HAMLET: Nd pts in MC Jas Hamlett, 10, Austin Hamlet(t), 35, in Montgomery Co TN
1805. Could Austin be same as Augustine Hamlet, 1800 cen Warren Co NC, Halifax Dist? Their relationship unk (father & son? uncle & nephew?) Kin in Henderson Co TN by 1850 or earlier.
Clara Hamlett Robertson, 303 W. Bank, Apt. 2, Salisbury, NC 28144
82-320 PRYOR-BAKER-MALONE: Nd info desc Seth Pryor & Dorcas Baker; mov TN to TX c1865. Nd info
Dennis Barnes & Rebecca Malone Barnes, to AR from Woodstock, GA; dau Rebecca Eliz m Geo W Pryor
b TN 1835; son of Seth & Dorcas; settled AR c1865. Will ans all corr.
Paula Hartsfield, Rt. 2, Box 355, Fort Smith, AR 72916
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133
SURVEY BOOK A, SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE
Abstracted from microfilm of the original
by Jean Alexander West
(Continued from Summer issue)
Surveyors in this segment were John Ralston, John T. Brown, William Lawrence and
Wm. L. Byler. Chain Carriers were:
William Hill
Liv.ingston McDaniel
Charles M. Williams
Thomas Webb
John A. Mickleberry
Robert Temple
John Robertson
David Givens
Elijah Day
Thomas Wilson
Isaac Hickman (Keckman?) William Neighborn (?)
Wm. P. Reaves
Grainger McDaniel
E. Rande
John B. Lawrence
John P. Pickens
Alex. Hutchens
Levitt Lawrence
James Williams
John W. Adamson
Edward Black
James H. Lawrence
Z.H. Reston
John P. Perkins
Lovett Lawrence
Overton W. Carr
Samuel R. Brown
Edmond Black
Richard Person
Thomas Estill
William Lawrence
? Dublin
Douglass Hale
Lewis Williams
Thomas Moody
Robt. G. Mickleberry
Walter Murray
? Betts
Robert Stone
p. 97 - Cert #3551 to Jim Blackf~n 9 May 1821; surveyed 482 A for Benjamin Ferguson
& Gideon Carr 21 Jul 1822; R9, S4 - e side Mississippi River
Cert #3874 to Wm. & Gideon Pillow 22 Jun 1820; surveyed 364 A for Wm. & Gideon
Pillow 27 Jul 1822; R8, S2 - between Loosehatchie & Wolf R; Forked Deer Road
(
p. 98 - Warrant #351 to John Rhea by Comm. of East TN (no date); surveyed 640 A for
Tyree Rhodes 19 Jul 1822; R5&6, S3 - between Wolf & Loosehatchie R; Freeman &
Bryan's corner, Richard Smith
Warrant #2966 to Humphrey Scruggs by Comm. of East TN 26 Dec 1814; surveyed 43 A
for Humphrey Scruggs 24 Jul 1822; R7, S3 - s side Loosehatchie R
p. 99 - NC Military Warrant #279 to Wm. Burkley (Brinkley?) heirs 26 Apr 1819;
surveyed 1097 A for same 20 Jul 1822; R7, S3 - n side Wolf R
Armstrong Warrant #2056 to -1- 30 Nov 1784; surveyed 400 A for James Erwin
9 Jul 1822; R5, S3&4 - s side Loosehatchie R
Cert #4007 to Francis McGavock 6 Mar 1821; surveyed 15 A for same 10 Jul 1822;
R4, S4 - s side Loosehatchie R
p. 100 - Cert #3241 to Thos. Bradford 6 Mar 1821; surveyed 13 A for Francis McGavock
10 Jul 1822; R4&5, S4 - s side Loosehatchie R
Armstrong Warrant #1704 to David Ross (no date); surveyed 5000 A for John C.
McLemore & Thos. Hopkins 15 Jul 1822; R4, S3&4 - s side Loosehatchie; n e corner
S3, Samuel Greenlee (Grenlee)
p. 101 - Cert #1205 to ? 8 Nov 1816; surveyed 154 A for Elihu S. Kingam (Kingson?
Nixon?) 11 Jul 1822; R4, S4 - s side Loosehatchie; Hopkins & McLemore line
Warrant #2019 to -1- 29 May 1819; surveyed 379 A for Allen Jones 13 Jul 1822;
R4, S3 - s side Loosehatchie; Hopkins & McLemore line
p. 102 - Cert #1957 to Caleb Portlock (no date); surveyed 67 A for same 20 Jul 1822;
R6, S3 - waters of Wolf R; James Freeman, Benj. Bayliss
Warrant #3909 to -1- (no date); surveyed 580 A for Gideon Pillow & Wm. Bradshaw
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Survey Book A, Shelby County, Tennessee (continued)
p. 102 (cont.) - 19 Ju1 1822; R6, S2&3 - between Wolf & Loosehatchie; Tyree Rhodes,
Rich'd Smith, Freeman & Bryan
Cert #118 to -1_ by Corom of East TN (no date); surveyed 1140 A for Zachariah H.
Gordon 25 Jul 1822; R7, S3 - between Wolf & Loosehatchie R; heirs of Wm.
Brinkley, Forked Deer Road
p. 103 - Cert #1715 to Toben Dixon 7 Oct 1820; surveyed 199 A for ? 26 Jul 1822;
R8, S3 - Anderson B. Carr, Wm. & Gideon Pillow, Thos. Talbot
Carter Warrant issued by Corom of East TN to -l- 26 Jan 189; surveyed 100 A for
George Rogers 26 Jul 1822; R8, S3 - between Wolf & Loosehatchie; Thos. Talbot,
Richard Little
p. 104 - Armstrong Warrant 111026 to John Loyd 30 Nov 1784; surveyed 5000 A for
Wm. Polk, Adm'r Thos. Polk, dec'd, 22 Jul 1822; R6&7, S3 - between Loosehatchie
& Wolf R; Geo. Doherty, Taylor & Watson, Baty
Cert #1937 to -l- 15 May 1821; surveyed 250 A for Wm. Bradshaw 1 Jan 1823;
R8, Sl - Anthony Bledsoe, Pillow & Bradshaw, D. Martin, Doherty
p. 105 - Cert 11280 to -l- by John Armstrong "with older colonies" 15 Jan 1785; surveyed 31 A for Abraham Ward 12 May 1823; R7, S4 - between Big Cr. & Loosahatchie;
Robt. Brooks, Shadrach Hargriss' line, Jesse Steed, Thos. Adams lines
Cert #538 to John G. & Thos. Blount (no date); surveyed 45 A for same 12 May 1823;
R7, S4 - between Big Cr & Loosehatchie; Shadrack Hargrees (Hargraves?), Thos.
Hargrees, Thos. Adams, T. Rhodes
p. 106 - Military Warrant #759 to Edward Pendleton __
Pres/Trus Cumberland College 22 May 1823; R4, S5 Ramsey, J.H. Bryan
Military Warrant #887 to Geo. Harrison 5 Sep 1820;
U of NC 30 Jul 1823; R7, Sl - on Nonconnah Cr; E.
& Rhodes
Aug 1821; surveyed 640 A for
Arthur Henley, Francis A.
surveyed 640 A for Pres/Trus
Hickman, Wm. Rhodes, Dillon
p. 107 - Military Warrant 11753 to Joseph Luick (?) 6 Sep 1821; surveyed 2560 A for
James Kimple (Kimble?) 13 Aug 1823; R7, Sl - on Nonconnah Cr; Holman & Cothran,
Wm. Rosbrough, Pres/Trus
p. 108 - Cert #4420 to Joshua Halex (no date); surveyed 70 A for Wm. Person, Sr
16 Aug 1823; R8, Sl - Wm. Little's e boundary
Warrant #4653 to Andrew Jackson (no date); surveyed 130 A for Wm. Lawrence
18 Aug 1823; R7, Sl - on waters of Cypress Cr; E. Hickman
Cert #2340 to -l- 12 Sep 1822; surveyed 557 A for Wm. Rosbrough 1 Aug 1823;
R7&8, Sl - L. Lawrence, Hickman, W.T. & H. Douglass, Chas. Johnson, N. Long
p. 109 - Military Warrant #764 to John Daugen 14 Dec 1822; surveyed 640 A for
Tig(n)al Jones 12 Jul 1823; R6, Sl - on Nonconnah Cr; J. Turner
Warrant #262 to H__mal Tatum (no date); surveyed 100 A for Charles Johnston
28 Jul 1823; R7&8, 81 - on waters Nonconnah; N. Long, Wm. Bradshaw, Douglass
p. 110 - "By virture of an entry No. 725 dated 16 Oct 1822 founded on a part of
Warrant 1828 by Corom. West TN to J. Murphy for 390 acres and made in consequence
of an entry No. 406 in the name of F. McGavock founded on said Warrant No. 1225
being five acres by the interference of J. Armstrong Warrant entry in the name
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135
Survey Book A. Shelby County. Tennessee (continued)
p. 110 (cont) - of Guilford Dudley in 1456 acres. which interference was ascertained
and made out agreeably to an act of the Assembly entitled an Act to Authorize the
Removal of Entries in Certain Cases. passed __ Nov(?) 1821. I have surveyed for
Thomas D. Carr 5.acres of land on the south side of Cypress Creek. Range 8.
Section 2." 30 July 1823
Cert #4126 to John Overton (no date); surveyed 25 A for Samuel R. Brown
28 Jul 1823; R8. Sl - Wm. Bradshaw. Douglass. N. Long. Charles Johnson
p. 111 - Cert #4128
28 Jul 1823; R8,
Military Warrant
12 Aug 1823; R7,
to Catherine Singleton (no date); surveyed 13 A for same
Sl - on waters of Nonconnah; F. McGavock, Douglass, T. Hickman
#5245 to Simon Terrell (no date); surveyed 640 A for same
Sl - Dillon & Rhodes s boundary, A. Pillow, Thomas Polk
p. 112 - Duplicate of p. 111
p. 113 - Cert #4479 to John C. McLemore 25 Aug 1818; surveyed 666 A for same
20 Jul 1823; R4, S4&5 - n side Loosehatchie; Godfrey Carrigan, Wm. Hill,
Don C. Dixon, John Willis
p. 114 Military Warrant #703 to Peter Duncan 1 Aug 1821; surveyed 1000 A for Thos.
Henderson 19 Jul 1823; R5, S4 - n side Loosahatchie; John Willis, Don C. Dixon,
Richard Smith, McNairy Butler, Phillips, heirs of A. McDonald
(
p. 115 - CWT Warrant #2447 to ? 3 Feb 1823 (entry date); surveyed 20 A for Chas.
McLung 28 Jul 1828; R8, Sl - on waters of Nonconnah; Catherine Singletary,
Thos. Hickman, Douglass, J.D. Martin
Cert #538 to John G. & Thomas Blount 22 Mar 1821; surveyed 45 A for same
12 Jul 1823; R7, S4 - between Big Cr & Loosahatchie; Shadrack Hargreaves,
Thomas Adams, T. Rhodes
p. 116 - Military Warrant #796 to heirs of Thomas Williams 6 Sep 1821; surveyed
640 A for John Dawson 14 Mar 1823; R6&7, S4 - on Big Cr; John G. & Thos. Blount,
Shadrick Hargraves, Tyree Rhodes, John Overton, Sam'l. H.(Hargraves?) Williams
Military Warrant #203 to Charles Short 10 Sep 1821; surveyed 1000 A for John C.
McLemore & Jesse Blackfon 22 Jul 1823; R4&5, S5 - between Big Cr & Beaver Dam Cr;
John Donelson, Willoughby Williams, Wm. Lewis, J.G. Blount, D.C. Dixon, W. Hill
p. 117 - Cert #547 to John C. McLemore 27 Mar 1822; surveyed 200 A for John Ralston
27 Aug 1823; R7, S4 - waters Big Cr; Alexander Hutchison, Wm. Alston
p. 118 - Cert #4355 to ? 16 Jun 1822; surveyed 1340 A for John Ralston
27 Aug 1823; R7, S4 - on Big Cr; Shadrack Hargraves
Cert #4560 to John Overton 27 Mar 1822; surveyed 169 A for John Ralston
29 Aug 1823; R8, S4 - on Big Cr; George Wilson
p. 119 - Military Warrant #737 to Malcom McDaniel (no date); surveyed 640 A for
Wm. A. Sharp 5 Jul 1825; R4, Sl - Wilson Shepherd
Warrant #1357 to ? 9 Jan 1822; surveyed 24 A for Wm. Trigg 20 Jun 1823;
R6, Sl - s side Wolf River
p. 120 - Cert #2506 to Andrew Jackson (no date); surveyed 640 A for Wm. Lawrence &
Wm. A. Davis 20 Jun 1823; R6, Sl - s side Wolf R; T. Polk
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Survey Book A, Shelby County, Tennessee (continued)
p. 120 (cont) - Cert #2461 to -l- (no date); surveyed 800 A for Charles McClung
21 Jun 1823; R6, Sl - s side Wolf River
p. 121 - Cert
R5&6, Sl Cert #2013
R6, Sl - s
#2464 to -l- (no date); surveyed 75 A for Wm. Brandon 20 Jun 1823;
s side Wolf River
to -l- (no date); surveyed 93 A for David Thompson 19 Jun 1823;
side Wolf R; Thos. Polk
p. 122 - Military Warrant #919 to -l- (no date); surveyed 640 A for John C. McLemore
& Thomas Henderson 21 Jun 1823; R5, Sl - s side Wolf River
Military Warrant #876 to -l- (no date); surveyed 640 A for John C. McLemore &
Jesse Blackfain 29 Jun 1823; R6, Sl - s side Wolf R; Thos. Polk, David Thompson
p. 123 - Military Warrant nIl to _?_ (no date); surveyed 640 A for Trustees
Cumberland College 3 Aug 1823; R4, S2 - Sawyer, Joseph Vanluer?
Military Warrant #5048 to E. Bowen (no date); surveyed 640 A for heirs of
E. Bowen 4 Aug 1823; R4, S2
p. 124 - Military Warrent #731 for services of J. Da__ly (Darby?], (no date);
surveyed 640 A for Trus. Cumberland College 12 Aug 1823; R4, S2
Military Warrant #754 to Davis Dowling (no date); surveyed 640 A for Thomas
Henderson & John C. McLemore 6 Aug 1823; R5, S2 - Francis Byrn
Cert #832 to __Patrick 14 Dec 1822; surveyed 640 A for Trus. East TN College
5 Aug 1823; R5, S2 - Strother & Gavock n/e corner
p. 125 Military Warrant #5082 to Nimrod Pickens (no date); surveyed 640 A for
same 6 Aug 1823; R6, S2 - Enoch Parsons
CWT Warrant #3448 to Jacob McGavock (no date); surveyed 50 A for same
7 Aug 1823; R7, S2
Military Warrant #781 to Henry Veize? 8 Aug 1821; surveyed 640 A for Pres/Trus
U of NC 10 Aug 1823; R7, Sl - Dillon & Rhodes on s side
p. 126 - Military Warrant #1056 to James Shine (no date); surveyed 751 A for same
15 Aug 1823; R8, Sl - Nonconnah Cr; James Turner, A.W. Overton, N. Longe
Cert 112652 "founded on interference with Entry 184 which was founded on Certificate 2652" to ? 7 Jun 1822; surveyed 52 A (of 227 A) for John & Robert
Graham 23 Oct 1823; R8, S2 - on Cypress Cr; Wm. Lawrence, John Rice, Williams
p. 127 - CWT Warrant #2482 to -l- 16 Oct 1822; surveyed 445 A for William Brandon
24 Oct 1823; R7, S2 - waters of Wolf R; J. Graham, Dillon & Rhodes, E. Hickman,
Wm. Black, David Baty
Cert #2512 to John Overton (no date); surveyed 640 A for Thomas D. Carr 22 Oct
1823; R8, S2 - s side Wolf R; F. McGavock, D. Condra, J. Walker, Wm. Lawrence
p. 128 Military Warrant #809 to -l- (no date); surveyed 1000 A for John Terrell
12 Dec 1823; opposite R9, S4 - in Mississippi R on island known as #40; Joseph
Graham, John Overton
p. 129 - Duplicate CWT Warrant #164 to -l- 15 Oct 1796; surveyed 300 A for heirs of
N. Taylor 30 Oct 1823; R7, S3 - waters of Loosehatchie; Francis McGavock
Military Warrant #604 to heirs of Samuel Allen 27 Mar 1821; surveyed 640 A for
same 24 ,Oct 1823; R2, S7 - Big Muddy Cr of Big Hatchie R; D. Cameron, M. Hunt
Fall 1982
137
Survey Book A, Shelby County, Tennessee (continued)
p. 130 - Cert #5710 to A. Jackson 5 Aug 1820; surveyed 210 A for John Overton
10 Dec 1823; R9, S3&4 - Island #40 in Mississippi River
Cert #3545 to Robert Harris (no date); surveyed 30 A for Joseph Graham
11 Dec 1823; R9, S4 - Island #40 in Mississippi River
Military Warrant #661 to James Blackwell (no date); surveyed 123 A ("it being so
bounded and confined by older surveys and the Miss. River, that the remaining
234 acres could no be gotten on Presidents Island.") for Wm. Person 20 Jan 1824;
R9&10, fractional S - A.B. Carr, Person
p. 131 - Military Warrant #766 to -1- 6 Sep 1821; surveyed 640 A for Trus. Cumberland College 14 Jan 1814; R4, S3 - waters of Wolf River
Military Warrant #922 to -1- 5 Sep 1821; surveyed 2560 for Trus. Cumberland
College 9 Jan 1824; R5&6, S3 - waters of Loosehatchie; Richard Smith
p. 132 - Military Warrant #902 to -1- 5 Sep 1821; surveyed 640 A for Pres/Trus
U of NC 14 Jan 1822; R4&5. S3 - waters of Wolf R; Henderson & McLemore, Cum. Col.
Military Warrant #843 to -1- 11 Aug 1821; surveyed 640 A for Trus. East TN College 15 Jan 1824; R4, S3 - waters of Loosehatchie; heirs of John Laws (Lewis?)
p. 133 - Military Warrant #759 to -1- 4 Aug 1821; surveyed 640 A for Thos. Henderson
& John C. McLemore 28 Jan 1824; R7, S3 - s side Loosehatchie; Zackariah H. Gordon
Military Warrant #783 to ? (no date); surveyed 640 A for John C. McLemore &
Thomas Henderson 28 Jan 1824; R7, 83 - on Loosehatchie; Pres/Trus U of NC
(
p. 134 - Military Warrant #967 to -1- 6 8ep 1821; surveyed 640 A for Thomas
Henderson & John C. McLemore 13 Jan 1814; R5, 83 - waters of Loosehatchie
Military Warrant #762 to -1- 8 Aug 1822; surveyed 640 A for Thomas Henderson
12 Jan 1824; R5, S3 - between Loosehatchie & Wolf River
p. 135 - Cert #4682 to Tilman Dixon __ Jul 1822; surveyed 60 A for John Ralston
13 Dec 1823; R9, 84 - e bank Mississippi; C. Fergenson & Carr, John Overton
Armstrong Warrant #2540 to Thomas Eaton 12 Jan 17~5?; surveyed 1000 A for
Thomas Person 21 Jan 1824; R2&3, 83 - waters of Loosehatchie
p. 136 Cert #2448 to James Cowan (no date); surveyed 10 A for same(?) 17 Dec 1823;
R9, S5 - e side of Mississippi R; Jesse Benton
Cert #-1- to George Smith by Register of East TN 28 Jan 1811; surveyed -1- A
for Wm. (blurred) 13 Dec 1823; R9, 83&4 - e side Miss R; Wm. & Rich. Blackledge
Military Warrant #5125 to -1- (no date); surveyed 640 A for Edward Paite?
16 Jan 1823; R4, 83 - waters of Loosehatchie; Thomas Owens
p. 137 - Military Warrant #1062 to heirs of John Laws (Lewis) 11 Jan 1822; surveyed
1000 A for same 16 Jan 1824; R4, 83 - between Loosehatchie & Wolf R
Armstrong Warrant #1704 to David Ross (no date); surveyed 5000 A for Thomas
Hopkins & J.C. McLemore 31 Jan 1824; R4, S3&4 - waters Loosehatchie, Thomas
Owen, 8amuel Granberry
p. 138 - CWT Warrant #2144 to ? (no date); surveyed 75 A for John Overton
30 Nov 1824; R9&10, 81 - Presidents Island in Mississippi R; Wm. Lawrence
CWT Warrant #2138 to -1- (no date); surveyed 32 A for John Overton 30 Nov 1824;
R9&10, 81 - Presidents Island in Mississippi R; Wm. Lawrence
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Survey Book A, Shelby County, Tennessee (continued)
p. 139 - Cert #115 to -l- by Corom. of East TN (no date); surveyed 67 A for Phillip
Kounse 20 Dec 1820; R8, S3 - between Wolf & Loosehatchie; G. Russel, Wm. Little
Cert #2153 to ? (no date); surveyed 9 A for Jesse Benton 24 Dec 1824;
R7&8, S3 - both sides Loosahatchie
p. 140 - Cert #16 to Isaac Lane by Corom. East TN 10 Aug 1807; surveyed 13 A for
John C. McLemore & A.B. Carr 21 Dec 1824; R8, S3 - n side Wolf R; Wm. & Gideon
Pillow, Wm. Bradshaw
Cert #4479 to ? (no date); surveyed 57 A (of 666 A) for John C. McLemore
13 Dec 1824; R7, S3 - both sides Wolf R; Ca1ed Portlock, J. Freeman
p. 141 - Cert #1584 to Andrew McMi1on? by Reg. East TN (no date); surveyed 100 A
for William Sanderlin 20 Dec 1824; R7, S3 - waters of Loosehatchie; Henderson
& McLemore, F.H. Gordon
Cert #2379 to -l- (no date); surveyed 1000 A for Thomas Hopkins 18 Dec 1824;
R6&7, S3 - between Loosehatchie & Wolf R; Wm. Polk, John Jones, T. Polk
p. 142 - Cert #2205 to -l- 2 Ju1 1821; surveyed 1080 A for David Ross 19 Nov 1824;
R7, S3&4 - n side Loosehatchie; Robt. Goodley (Goodloe), W. Alston, Watkins
Cert #3894 to -l- (no date); surveyed 640 A for John Rhea 3 Nov 1824;
R8, S3 - waters of Loosehatchie; R. Blackledge, Alexander McCu11ock, Wm. Sharp
p. 143 Cert #2105 to E. Smith (no date); surveyed 10 A for A.B. Carr 18 Apr 1825;
R7, S4 - both sides Big Creek; John Ralston
Armstrong Warrant #784 to -l- (no date); surveyed 5000 A for John C. McLemore
& A.B. Carr 22 Dec 1824; R8&9, S3 - both sides Loosehatchie; John Rhea, Alex.
McCu11ock, John Ralston, T. Talbot, Tilman Dixon, Wm. Bradshaw, Richard Blackledge, J. Reaves, Robert Weakley
p. 144 Military Warrant #2157 to -l- (no date); surveyed 800 A for John Jones
17 Dec 1824; R7, S3 - between Loosehatchie & Wolf; Berryman Bayles, James
Freeman, heirs of N. Taylor
p. 145 - Cert #5439 to S. Copeland and Cert #5110 to S.G. Smith (no date); surveyed
32 A for Wm. Lawrence 9 Apr 1825; R8, S2 - waters Cypress Cr; Dennis Conder,
James M. Lewis, E. Hickman, John Rice, Williams & Lawrence
Cert #5397 to Solomon Copeland (no date); surveyed 10 A for James C. Williams
1 Apr 1825; R7, S2 - on Wolf R; James P. Taylor's n e corner
p. 146 - Cert #835 to George Gordon by Reg. of East TN (no date); surveyed 10 A
for James D. Carr 2 Apr 1825; R8, S2 - waters Cypress Cr; Weakley & McLemore,
T.D. & A.W. Carr
Cert #466 to -l- 6 Jun 1822; surveyed 15 A for Thomas Person 22 Feb 1825;
RS, Sl - waters Wolf River
p. 147 - Cert #5983 to Berry Hockin 17 Ju1 1824; surveyed 20 A for Thomas H. Person
22 Feb 1825; R6, 81 - in Wolf River; Lawrence & Davis
Entry #791 for the services of John Lang 8 Aug 1821; surveyed 640 A for
Wm. Person 21 Dec 1824; R9, Sl - Presidents Island; S. Person
(to be continued)
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JEFFERSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE MARRIAGE RECORDS
DEC 1792 - AUG 1840
Transcribed by Elizabeth Riggins Nichols from
Tennessee State Library & Archives Microfilm
(continued from Summer issue)
GROOM
BRIDE
ISSUED OR
CELEBRATED
Abraham Weger
Absolum Mendenfall
John Crow
WIn. West
Robert Patton
Jas. Hornback
Samuel Lowery
Samuel Jones
Jesse Ellis
James King
Wm. Mauls!ry
Alexander McClannahan
Wm. Hambrick
Wm. McClannahan
Andrew Cannon
Richard Thornburgh
Amos Ashmore
John Carson
George Jack
Joycy Ford
Judith Tabeafreeo (?)
Nancy Wilson
Peggy Inman
W. Thornbrough
Sarah Dean
Mary Spangler
Pheba Howard
Jane Elliott
Nancy Parks
Mary Cox
Lea!!!.ah Taylor
Eleanor Ford
Sallie Cox
Anne White
Margaret Chase
Patience Mackguire
Nancy Blackburn
Polly Doherty
8
16
10
29
17
17
10
30
31
10
17
30
27
16
18
16
15
19
6
Feb
Jan
Aug
Jun
Jul
Jul
Sep
Aug
Jul
May
Apr
Jun
Jun
May
Feb
Jul
Aug
Jun
Apr
1804
1804
1804
1804
1804
1804
1804
1804
1804
1804
1804
1804
1804
1804
1804
1804
1804
1804
1804
Richard Graves
Thomas Ellis
Alexander McKaney
Wiley Tucker
Joseph Nicholson
James Howel
Reed Cox
James Bates
Jarvis Copman
Levi Day
Garrett Reese
Isaiah Hurley
A. Taylor
Wm. Whaley
John Curry
John Collins
Wm. McCann
Robert McFarland
Robert McClannahan
Alexander Hays
Douglass Puckett
Joseph Shadden
Wm. Hains
John McClannahan
Isaac McMean
Casandra Riggs
Sarah Lowery
Susanah Thompson
Rebecca Privett
Annie McGuire
Nancy Davis
Mary Carper
Charity Howard
Jemima Turner
Malinda Smith
Betsey [no name]
Anna Holdway
Jenny Inman
Elizabeth Tracy
Elizabeth Elliott
Mahaley Sehorn
Sally Hill
Mary Cox
Fanny Moore
Peggy Shadden
Jennet Meals
Rachel Hays
Betsey Cocks
Betsey Simpson
Drucilla Allen
17
22
7
21
10
3
27
1
2
22
25
11
15
16
27
26
7
31
20
8
20
8
28
27
27
Sep
Sep
Sep
Oct
Sep
Aug
Apr
Oct
Nov
Oct
Nov
Jul
Jun
Apr
Apr
Mar
Sep
Aug
Oct
Mar
Mar
Mar
Jan
Sep
Sep
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
OFFICIANT OR
NO RETURN
P. Taylor, J.P.
P. Taylor, J.P.
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Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriage Records (continued)
GROOM
BRIDE
ISSUED OR
CELEBRATED
John Moore
John Lea
Peter Tackett
James Helton
Wm. Cofman
Richard Driver
David Elmore
Richard Lewis
Robert McCuistian
Morgan Williams
Ezekial Inman
John Hays
Reuben Mills
James Blackburn
John White
Robert Howard
Geo. W. Woods
Jacob Slover
Polly Priddy
Anna Roddey
Rebecca Coontz
Keziah Cortley
Sally White
Mary Day
Elizabeth Harmon
Elizabeth Manley
Isabella Rankin
Nancy Royal
Matilda Taylor
Polly Shadden
Nancy Lea
Catharine Jamison
Polly Hanes/Harris ?
Patsy Blackburn
Margery Snodgrass
Martha Moore
22
8
21
21
21
15
26
28
16
20
28
22
21
8
2
3
5
23
Aug
Oct
Oct
May
May
May
Feb
Sep
Jul
Apr
Dec
Oct
Feb
Jan
Jul
Feb
Feb
Jan
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
1805
Samuel Ramsey
Champ Shirley
John Ellis
Antipas Thomas
Wm. Tate
John Cantling
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Jonathan Carr
Job Self
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John Doss
William Perrian
John Williams
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Christopher Bradshaw
Frederick Barnett
John Neely
Eli Witt
Robert Hill
Archibald Campbell
Enos Johnson
Richard Grisham
James Harris
Hezekiah Brown
William King
William Smith
Love Slaton
John Pate
William McBroom
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Polly Jackson
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Nancy Riggs
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Jane Moore
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Elizabeth Davis
Sallie Moore
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Jenny Peck
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Green Williams
John Copeland
B. Jarnigan
Charles Stropes
Green Hambrick
Adam Lowery
Eli Hornback
William George
B. Kimbrough
Leonard Sparks
Nero Campbell
Thomas Dyer
Nicholas Yeager
William Bottom
Laney Funderback
Isaac Slover
Isaac Adams
Hugh Martin
Lemuel McBee
James McCuistian
Thos. Williams
Asa McGhee
Robert Ramsey
George Doherty
John Allen Swinney
John Dameron
Robert Canaday
Thomas Berry
James Walker
John Carson
John Hill
Jennie Blackburn
Ruth Givens
Polly Hood
Susannah Lee
D. Skeen
Betsy Dameron
Peggy Doss
Sallie Combs
Lucy McFarland
Rebecca Daniel
Patsy Beard
Nancy Bird
Rachel Merrick
Polly Robinson
Annie Witt
Hannah Pope
Polly Layman
Jerusha West
Sallie Russell
Sarah Meek
Linea Bradshaw
B. Russell
Nancy Majors
T. Beavers
Polly Mathes
Sallie Swinney
Celia Hambrick
Annie Turner
Hannah Day
Catherine Cluck
Esther Miller
Peggy Dobbins
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John Harrison
James Hester
Lewis Lynn
Miller Doggett
Jane Hornback
Nancy Mitchell
Mary Baker
Martha Allen
Charity Gibson
Rebecca Stidham
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James Wood
Richard Hicks
Nehemiah Day
John Garritson
Henry Elter
John Mitchell
John Ebbs
P. Wilkerson
Andrew Eaton
Joseph Lively
Joseph McClannahan
Samuel House
Wm. Vance
James Neeley
John Claxey
James Drake
Silas Hall
H. Witt
Ebeneezer Leith
Davis Ayes
John Dellis
Joseph Hill
Wm. Fine
Benj. Britain
James Hodges
A. Brown
Wm. White
Wm. Hickey
Valentine Gibson
Jesse Dunn
John R. Inman
James Wright
Robert Reed
Smith Merchant
John Hill
Joseph Clemens
John West
John Henderson
George Cluck
Levi Lewis
William Neil
Thos. Hankins
William Runnels
Noah Haggard
Peter Taafe
William Treviathan
John Cannon
Thos. McSpadden
Polly Henderson
Polly Renno
Polly Simpson
Susanah Sutherland
Annie Steples
Elizabeth Parks
Ruth Henderson
Mary Gri.grr
Jenny Seahorn
Elizabeth Churchman
Rachel Taylor
Jane Snodgrass
Mary Witt
Elizabeth Cam~ll
Betsey Robinson
Polly Brazelle
Rosanah Neeley
Elizabeth Moyers
Miriam Skeen
Patsy Sellers
Susanah Carmichael
Annie Currey
Susanah McMean
Catharine Lively
Sarah Mathews
Mary Barton
Catharine Britain
Peggy Wilson
Ruth Longacre
Eliza Frazer
Nancy Twinnay
Jane Walker
Sally Prewitt
Fanny James
Annie Hankins
Priscilla Hanes/Harris?
Tempe Jones
Susannah Jackson
Tabitha Keith
Christina Strupes
Rebecca Spangler
Sarah Davis
Rebecca Hill
Sarah Barton
Sallie Randolph
Mary Jinens
Barbara Warmon
Sallie Elliott
Elizabeth Walker
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George Long
John Gann
Isaac Kimbro
John Mays
Joseph Roper
William Majors
James Harrison
Sarah Ford
Sallie Edwards
Mary Randolph
Sallie Murray
Mary Henderson
Rachel McGhee
Hannah Lanstone
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Goodwin Killen
John Brown
Wm. Lock
James King
Christopher Merrian
John Elder
John Nelson
John H. Moore
Jonathan Macy
William Hall
M. Hall
John Kimbrough
Joseph Combs
L. Middleton
Benj. D. Armstrong
John Ogle
Henry Whitenhurt
Charles Brooks
Archibald Carder
Jeremiah Neal
John C1inkenbear
Greenberry Taylor
Christopher Hanes
David Kimbrough
Joseph Given
John Buckner
Elliott Peck
John Brabson
Wm. Britain
Wm. Legg
Jno. E. Taylor
John Brannum
Jesse Hanuner
Wm. Bell
Adam Carter
John Moffett
Abraham Conner
Eli Hankins
Thomas Henderson
Charity Thornburgh
Rebecca Hickman
Jan~ Sharp
Elizabeth Roberts
M. Mills
Peggy Ritchey
E1ender Sutherland
Nancy Sullins
Betsey Mansfield
Elizabeth Harman
Hannah Pierce
Tenna Sutherland
Jane Thomas
Rebecca Branson
Nancy Woodall
Jane Smith
Jenny Harrison
Jenny Donaldson
Leah Hide
Jane Harris
Elizabeth Robertson
Mary Thornburgh
Polly Carter
Elizabeth Hanes
Jane Grant
Nancy Murphy
Millie Blackburn
Polly Harrison
Nancy Cam~ll
Elizabeth Davis
Sarah Reed
N. Coffman
Sally White
Judi th Smith
Rebecca Blackburn
~u1ey Johnson
Winny Cates
Eleanor Scott
Sally Huggins
Nancy Smith
Mary Cowan
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Aaron Cornelius
Alexr. Rodgers
Jacob Brazelton
James Smith
Elihu Milliken
Charles Cobb
Elijah Baker
Nathaniel Day
Cleven Slaton
John Baker
George Sewell
Thomas Patterson
Moses Hammond
William Murphy
William Mathes
Robert Malcolm
Jesse Evans
Jacob Aley
Strange Colthrarp
Joshua Massey
Edward Templeton
John Harrison
John Peton
William Turner
Eleanor Fortner
Polly Simmons
Margaret Carper
Nice Middleton
Nancy Husk
Sallie Crawford
Susanah Williams
Ruth Brittain
Sally Hickman
Elizabeth Rickets
Susannah Copeland
B. McDowell
Dorcas Lay
Elizabeth McDowell
Rachel Balch
Jane Jones
Lavina Tipton
Susannah Bear
Lavina Horner
Elizabeth Ellis
Sarah Howard
Peggy Parks
Margaret Cannon
Betsey Lathern
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Reuben Churchman
William Hutson
Thomas Hickman
George Freshour
Robert Kelly
Thomas Givens
Jonathan Mills
Casper Branner
Thomas Mills
William Gibbens
John Reed
Hugh Cantrell
Alexr. Hammil
Benj. Longacre
Bradley Bettis
Jno. Ramsey
Richard Bradshaw
Adam Cantrell
James Prewitt
Valentine Gibson
John Miller
Phillip Rinehart
Patsy Adamson
Sarah Carney
Grace McNight
Polly Hickman
Priscilla Williams
Malinda Moore
Sophia Walker
Annie Gibson
Maria Davis
Mary Gibbens
Rebecca Carl
Lucretia Kelly
Susanah Simmonds
Mary Ann Hodgen
Judah Perkins
Francis Walker
Ann Britain
Lydia Prigmore
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Catharine Harold
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QUERIES
Prepared for publication by Myrtle L. Shelton & Margaret N. Sinclair
Subscribers may submit ONE query of fifty words or less for free publication.
Correction - Vol. 29, No.2, Query 82-4 should read
John~. Ingr~,
b 1795 in TN.
82-81 APPLEBY-VIRGO-HEMPSTEAD-PURTLE-PILGREEN-WILSON: Des corr, exch info with anyone searching
above surnames. Nd info fam Zacheus, Robt, David & Eliz Wilson, liv l700s NC, TN, VA, PA.
Mrs. Wilma Lea, 1460 Cherry Garden Lane, San Jose, CA 95125
82-82 BRYANT-REESE-BROWN: Nd info Enoch Bryant b NC l780s; dau Nancy b TN 1811 m Mayfield Reese,
b SC 1802. Fam liv AL 1830, Pontotoc Co MS 1840, Ittawamba Co 1850. Also info Wm Brown b TN
c18l4, m Sarah --l b TN c18l5; Marion Co AL prior 1846, then Ittawamba Co MS.
Mrs. R. E. Smith, Rt. 1, Box 360, Coldwater, MS 38618
82-83 WELCH-WARD: Thos Saml Welch, Rev Pens, b 1749 Lancaster, PA; m 1769 Mary Ann
?; d 1846
White Co TN. Thos Franklin Welch b 1812 Overton Co TN. Mary Pauline Ward m Geo W Welch, b 1844
Bolivar, TN. Thos Jefferson Welch b 1843 Hardeman Co; d 1920 MM. Des corr Welch Faro Assn.
Clifford R. Knowles, P. O. Box 57, Standard, CA 95373
82-84 SIMMONS-HOPPER-EZELL: Nd all info: John (Jehu) Simmons b c1794 NC; m Catherine --l b c1800
NC. Grainger Co TN 1813, Polk Co MO l830s. Wm Simmons m Susan
?, d 1845 MO. Wm Simmons Jr b
TN m Mary Davis Hopper. Purry Simmons b NC; MO prior 1850. Who is Alice Ezell, Wm Simmons heir?
Verna Shannon Jones, P. O. Box 1282, Madera, CA 93639-1282
82-85 HOUGH-BOYKIN-LENOW: Nd info
James Hough m Martha Boykin; dau Frances m 1803 Henry Lenow in Southampton Co VA. Wm Boykin, will 1786, Southampton Co VA names Martha Hough.
Jessie T. Webb, 1914 Poplar Ave., #217, Memphis, TN 38104
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82-86 CANTWELL-BARNETT-MORRIS: Des corr desc John Cantwell b 1745 MD; d 1835 Hawkins Co TN; m
Jane Barnett b 1770; in Hawkins Co 1843. Chn: Edward/Ned 1792; Thos b 1794 SC, d 1857 Smith Co
MS, m Jamima Morris in SC; Susannah; John Jr; Patsy; Nancy; Jane; Jas; Wm Barnett; David 1811.
Wanda James, 3225 Tena Ruth Cove, Memphis, TN 38118
82-87 DENTON-ARNOLD: Nd info John Denton 27 (1850 cen Van Buren Co AR) b TN, where?, m Lucinda
Arnold; (thn Nance, WID E, Absalom A, Margaret Jane, Jas). Bro Absalom m Maihilda; (chn: Martin, Nance Ann, Saml). Bro Christopher m Eliz: (chn: ~1ary Ann, vm A, Rebecca, Eliz, Nance Ann).
LaVera Jones, 218 W. 33rd, Shawnee, OK 74801
82-88 FARLEY-WOMACK-DAVIS-EIDOM-PIERCE-MUSICK-STEPHENSON: Nd info these fame A J Stephenson,
Overseer 1850 Pickens Co AL, m Mary Ann Holland, who m/2 Wm F Gourley, Henderson Co TX 1861.
What happened to A J?
Mrs. Cecil Womack, Route 2, Box 354, Troup, TX 75789
82-89 LEWIS-LEE: Nd more data Thos Lewis b 1776, d 1847, m Ann Lee 1799, Blount Co TN (dau of
Wm & Susanna Pike Lee). Desire corr desc.
William E. Ikerd, Route 1, Box 118, Emporia, KS 66801
82-90 SUTTON-HENLEY: Nd pts Susannah Sutton b 1822 AL; m John Henley, Franklin Co TN. Nd wf
? Campbell, m 1808 Wm Alex Henley b 1789 VA. Nd wives of sons Wm & Alexander, Franklin Co TN.
~y Phillips, Route 3, Box 284, Tullahoma, TN 37388
82-91 BROWN-McBRIDE: Nd pts both Dickson Brown b 13 Jan 1802, NC; m Naomi McBride b 2 Apr 1801
NC; liv Giles, Laurence, Hardin Cos TN 1805-1840. Des corr desc. Will exch MO info of same.
Harold A. Brown, 346 S. Steckel #2, Santa Paula, CA 93060
82-92 PITMAN: Nd all info: Thos Pitman b 1793 NC; Cannon Co TN 1840. Nd connections of these
fam found in 1850 census: #165 Thos Pitman & fam;If172 Mary Ford 73 MD; Caroline Pitman 28 NC;
Sarah 5 TN. #48 Wm Pitman & wf.
Mrs. Helen Altman, 5701 Louise Lane, Austin, TX 78731
82-93 HUGHES-HAMILTON-DUNN: Nd info Hillary Hughes, Haywood Co TN 1840, age 50-59. Will (probated Crockett Co TN Mar 1875) names Geo Hughes, Sumner IIughes, Ritta Hamilton. Bulk to grand-
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son Andrew Jackson Dunn; instructions to care for dau Mary.
Frances W. Pollard, 491 East Main St., Alamo, TN 38001
Buried Crockett Co, no marker.
82-94 WALLIS-MATTHEWS-SWAIN-SWAN: Wish corr anyone knowledgeable about Mary A H (dau of John &
Mira (Wallis) Matthews, m Chas Swain (Dr Swan?) Hardeman Co TN early 1850s.
Karon-Mac Smith, Rt. 1, Box 190, Nixon, TX 78140
82-95
Ann
1836;
Joyce
PASSMORE-CLARK-HARDIN-GRIGSBY: Nd info sibs Hendrick Passmore b 1810 IL (m c1839 Nancy
? b TN) & Josiah Passmore b 1815 IN (m c1840 TN Rebecca Grigsby); in Hickman Co TN by
mother m/2 Benj Clark, IN. In Searcy Co AR 1847.
A. Rex, 901 Mockingbird Lane, Purcell, OK 73080
82-96 JACKSON: Isom Jackson b NC m E1iz (Betty)
? b NC; 1st chn b TN; where? Nancyb 1828;
Sara 1830, Harris, Reuben 1832. Mov Carroll Co MS 1840; Harrison Co TX 1850 cen. Nd pts, sibs.
Mrs. Floyd Roberson, Box 248, Kanab, UT 84741
82-97 HOLT-JONES-DANFORTH: Nd info Joel Holt, wf Mrs Lucinda Jones Holt. Dau Minerva Ann m my
grandfather Theophi1us B Danforth, DeSoto Co MS 8 Jan 1874. Will exch info.
Mrs. Velma Neville, 830 W. 14th St., Portales, NM 88130
82-98 HOOPER-ATKINS-OXFORD-BURRELL: Nd info Pu1aska Hooper d 11 Apr 1900 (son of Enos McHenry
Hooper, wf Matilda Burrell (Indian), Graham Co NC 1880 census), m Minerva E Oxford, d 27 Jan
1900, Monroe Co TN. Nd pts Rev W L Atkins, Monroe Co TN, b 1841 TN, d 1914 TX.
M. A. Weigand, 7673 Rainbow, Prairie Village, KS 66208
82-99 WALKER-SHUPE-HAWKINS-MEADOWS-DAVIS-SCALES: Nd info John A Walker b Wilkes NC, m Martha E
Shupe (dau WID & Nancy Hawkins Shupe), Johnson City, TN. Alphus M Meadows (son Sollomon & Lucinda Davis Meadows?), b 1825 Lincoln Co TN, m Martha A Scales b 1831.
Lavonne Walker, Rt. 3, Box 74, Tecumseh, OK 74873
82-100 HOOVER-ALLISON: Family Bible says WID Hoover b 1828, (son of M W Hoover), m 1850 Smith Co
TN E1iz Allison b 1832 (dau of Lewis & Nancy). Mov Crittenden Co KY 1851; d there. Nd pts, sibs.
Mrs. Mary Singleton, Box 136, R 2, Salem, KY 42078
82-101 MORRISON-SUTER-COCKE: Danl Morrison 1iv Montgomery Co TN 1830, 4 chn: Jas, John, Jehu
(Jess), Mary m John Suter. Dan1 m/2 Mary Cocke 1842 who had 3 chn: Thos, Susan. Mary. Wish
corr desc of above.
Mrs. R. D. Morrison, 1117 Jackson St., Borger, TX 79007
82-102 TACKETT: David T Tackett b 1790 NC; White Co TN 1820. Liv Wayne Co TN from c1830-57.
Who were pts? What were names of first and second wives? Will exch info.
Calvin W. Tackett, 3801 Ashford Ave., Ft. Worth, TX 76133
82-103 TEAS: Nd info Jos Teas (c1775) & family, liv Lawrence Co TN c1820, later mov Wayne Co TN.
Wm. H. Teas, 1003 Manor Rd., Salina, KS 67401
84-104 QUALLS-MOSS: Nd info Jas Qualls d 1830-40 Hamilton Co TN. Liv Knox Co TN in 1816; mov to
Hamilton in 1825. Who was wife? Known chn: Jas Jr, Wm, Sarah m Rev Arnold Moss. Will exch.
Mrs. Marjorie Braswell, Rt. 3, Box 193, Keys Lane, Hephzibah, GA 30815
82-105 PRIDE-PORTER-JOHNSTON: Jas S Pride m/2 Piety Mahu1de Porter, b 21 July 1831. She & infant son bur Jas Johnston Cem, Robertson Co TN 25 Mar 1863. Was Jas Johnston her maternal
grandfather? Was her father Knox or David T Porter? Will exch info.
Mrs. Janice Ohning Gooch, 59 West Sumner Ave., Martinsville, IN 46151
82-106 McDONALD-McDANIEL-O'NEAL: Will share info Magnus McDonald-McDaniel fam, Wilson Co TN
1787 to c1880. Came to TN from SW VA. Nd info Jas & Sam1 O'Neal, same co, dates. Both fam to
Williamson Co IL, along with allied fam of WID Moore.
Barbara J. Moore, 14922 Heimer Rd., San Antonio, TX 78232
82-107 EVANS-ATKINSON-COOLEY-VAUGHAN: Nd pts Fleming B Evans, tailor & Presb, b Petersburg VA
1796; m Margaret Ann Atkinson 1819, Washington Co TN. Liv Rogersville (Hawkins Co). Chn:
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Lucy 1821 m Andrew Cooley, Wm 1822, Amelia 1824, Martha 1826, Mary 1828, Eliz m Jas M Vaughan.
Alice M. Moore, 149 Village Green #505, Universal City, TX 78148
82-108 KNIGHT-CHAMBERS-FITZHUGH: Nd pts, b/pl, b/date Thos Polk Knight, m Eliz Chambers 1812,
Maury Co TN, d 1836-39. Known chn: Wm Polk Knight d prior Apr 1869; Thos L d prior June 1866;
Margaret Eliz Knight Fitzhugh d Nov 1867, all in Dyer Co TN.
Mrs. Ruth J. Hardy, 22750 Clarendon St., Woodland Hills, CA 91367
82-109 MATTHEWS: Nd info John Leroy Matthews b GA 1806, m Nancy
? Liv TN where part of chn
born - where? Then Ark & then North East TX where both died - where?
Paul T. Wayland, 945 Boswell St., Batesville, AR 72501
82-110 SAUCEMAN-SASSAMAN-SORSMON-WRENN-HODGES: Nd info John Sauceman b c1792 NC, m Mary Hodges
1826 Mecklenburg Co NC. Son Wm b 1829 NC, m 1850 Greene Co TN Dolly Ann Wrenn, b Greene Co. Five
chn b TN: Caroline, Margaret, Malinda, Wm J, Eliz. In Whitfield Co GA 1880 Wm H & 2/wf Sally,
Chas & Clide, both b GA.
Florence Shirley Hodges, 1015 W. Bearss Ave., Lot 14, Tampa, FL 33602
82-111 STOVALL: Collecting Stovall data for publication. Will ck records for anyone with SASE.
Lyle K. Williams, 5000 Rock River Drive, Ft. Worth, TX 76103
82-112 LOVELACE/LESS: Effort to coordinate Lovelace-less research being made.
Jayne Pratt Lovelace, 407 W. Hackberry Dr., Arlington Heights, IL 60004.
Noreen C. Pramberg, 59 Washington St., Newburyport, MA 01950
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82-113 KIMBRELL-WEBSTER-NEWBERRY-LANCASTER-HUDSON: Nd info Wm Kimbrell b c1800 Maury Co TN?; m
Amelia Webster b c1800; chn: John Preston b c1822 nr Nashville, mov Edwards Co IL. Poss Caroline, Wm, Mary? Nd info Isaac Francis Newberry (son Wm & Pherby Lancaster Newberry) b 1865 TN,
d 1941 IL; m Martha Eliz Hudson b 1865, d 1943 IL.
Clara M. Drysdale, 14561 Gatemont Dr., Chesterfield, MO 63017
82-114 KING-EZELL-WEAVER-WOODARD-YANDALL: John C King b c18l8 TN m Mary Ann Ezell in AR c1842.
Thos Fitzpatrick Yandall b c18l7 NC, m Matilda Weaver c1844 TN. Would like to exch info on
these families, ancestors of current Woodard family.
Hazel M. White, 910 Pennsylvania, Apt. 702, Kansas City, MO 64105
82-115 ROBERTS-WRIGHT-CLARK-CARLTON: Fam says my father Henry Elmer Roberts was b 1877, Sevier
Co TN (son of John & Sarah Anderson Carlton Roberts); not in 1880 cen. In TX after 1906. Nd
proof. Jas Warren Wright b GA 1853, m Sidney Clark (dau Miles J & Mary Clark) in TX 1872. Nd pts
Mrs. Gil Wright, 7808 Old Bee Cave Rd., Austin, TX 78735
82-116 YillRTIN: Searching for Saml Martin b c18l5 Warren/White Co TN; bro of Wm, Geo W, Alexander, Polly, Eliz, Mahala, Nancy, Hannah. Nothing known of Saml's fame Wm was my g g grandfather. Father: James of NC. Nd wf, sibs, pts.
Mrs. F. J. Stodden, Jr., 405 S. Autrey Ave., Lafayette, CO 80026
82-117 STOVALL: Nd info anyone researching line of Geo Stovall, oldest son of Bartholomew Stovall, the immigrant. Also interested in sons of Thos and Bartholomew. All letters answered.
Gladys Stovall Armstrong, P. O. Box 21, Buras, LA 70041
82-118 JOHNSON-EZELL-BOGARD: Nd pts, sibs, chn: Chas Johnson b 26 Mar 1779, d 27 Sept 1850; wf
Sarah
?, b 26 May 1778, d 13 Dec. 1857. Both bur Fairview Cern, Stewart Co TN. Known chn:
Sarah m Murrell Ezell; Benj Franklin m Nancy E Bogard.
Marvin D. Snoddy, 367 Strasser Dr., Nashville, TN 37211
82-119 BARNETT-STEWARD: Wish corr desc: Jeremiah Barnett in 1830 Perry Co TN cen; Solomon Barnett in 1830 Williamson Co TN cen; Marcus Stewart shown in 1850-60 Fayette Co TN cent
Jack K. Gray, Rt. 2, Box 43A, Cabot, AR 72023
82-120 McNEW: Nd b, death, m/date & chn: either Shadrach or Elijah McNew in Greene Co TN in
1805. Also info Shadrach McNew will, probated in Greene Co between 1823 and 1848.
R. D. McNew, 609 Colynwood, North Little Rock, AR 72116
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82-121 CHILDS-GRAVES-WARREN-HANES: Exch info on Chiles/Childs in VA, TN; Graves in VA, NC, TN;
Warren in VA, KY, TN: White, Hanes/Haines/Haynes in East TN.
Mrs. C. E. Moore, Sr., 557 So. Beach St., Ft. Worth, TX 76105
82-122 McCLURE-HOLDER:Josiah McClure (father to SC from Ire?) b 26 Mar 1806 SC;d 18 Jan 1873 W
KY; m c1829 TN Delila Holder, dau of Solomon L. Holder (son of Jesse Holder) in SC 1800; Davidson, Wayne, Hickman Co TN 1811-50. Sis of Delila? Matilda, Lucinda, Betsy, MaryAnn, Martha.
G. W. Roberts, 4607 Huntington N. E., Albuquerque, NM 87111
82-123 WHITE-GUNN: Nd pts, any info Jas Wm White, b 1827 TN; mc1855 TN Margaret Adeline Gunn
b 1837 TN. Chn: John, Cary, Mary, Henry, Jefferson, Melville, Robt, Miles, Jas, Willis. Liv
Bell Co TX 1860-1880.
Mrs. Kathy Lehew, 2800 Mintwood, Arlington, TX 76016
82-124 WYNNE-PERSON=BOND-COTHERAN-BOWERS-GOLDSBY-DOWNING: Peter Davis Wynne, wf Mary Ann (Polly
Jones Person) to Shelby Co TN from Wake Co NC 1833. Daus: Mary Ann J & Priscilla T both m John
M Bond, Tabitha Green m Rev WID Anderson Cotheran, Jane Calvin m Chas A Bowers, Frances E1iz m
Terrell Thos Goldsby Jr, Rebecca WID m Stith Lucanus Wynne,cousin, Missouri A m Jonn B Downing.
Deloris Wynne-Riley, 103 Hunters Branch South, San Antonio, TX 78231
82-125 CARTER-RECTOR: Nd info Amelia Ann Carter b c1782, E TN; m Morgan Rector c1800;mov to AL,
in 1831 to TX. Chas Rector b 1742 VA; 1iv Sevier Co TN & d there. Any help appreciated.
Howard W. Martin, 2120 Grant, E1 Paso, TX 79930
82-126 THROGMARTIN-CRAWFORD-ROSS-STONE-SMITH-GLEASON-CLOYES-WARD: Nd chn JasC10yes m Abigail
Gleason 1740 MA. Nd kin Sam1 Smith b 1666 MA to Mormon Prophet Jos Smith. Nd pts Martin J
Stone b GA 1833. Did Francis Crawford 1830 cen Knox Co TN m Ross? Nd Throgmartin m Louisa
Ward b Pulaski Co IL 1848.
Mrs. Virgil Crawford, Box 92, Maryneal, TX 79535-0092
82-127 BREWER: Nd info Lanier (2) Brewer, 1iv Moore Co NC 1790-1820, then where? Was he son of
Lanier & Joanna? Did Lanier (2) m 3 wives, last one a Cate? Had 30 sons (sic), 3 dau. Was
Henry M Brewer b 1780 NC his son?, m Mary?, settled Wayne Co TN?
Mrs. Patt Stanco, 16640 Eastburn, Detroit,1MI 48205
82-128 HARRELL-HAREL: Nd any info Asa Ase1 Harrell fam. 1850 Jackson Co TN cen: Asa Harrell
43 blacksmith b TN, Sally 16, Jas 15, Francis 13, Jane 10, Martin 9, Martha 8, Ri11er 5, Emiline 2. Also A1sa 37, relationship unk; Sarah Butler 80, b PA, relationship unk.
E. W. Allen, 6582 Rocky Lane., Spc 5, Paradise, CA 95969
82-129 STONE-KERR-CHIDESTER-GARNER-SHAFFER: Wish corr desc Jas F Stone b 1844 Jackson Co VA &
Sarah Chidester b 1845 (dau Ephraim & Mary Ann Kerr Chidester). Chn: Harriet, Homer F, Helen,
Geo W to TN; Brice M Garner b 1815 Rutherford Co TN?; m 1837 Davidson Co Sarah Shaffer, d 1848.
Brice mov Memphis age 78; Nd d/date & pl.
Mrs. Mary Bowen, 4885 Academy St., San Diego, CA 92109
82-130 LUPER-LOOPER-TETTER: Wish to exch info Cullin (Collin) Luper b NC c1804; wf Nancy b NC
c 1810; 1iv Benton Co TN 1840-1870. Chn: Sarah, Nancy, twins John & Wm b IN, Susan b TN.
Paulette Weaver, 2202 So. Spruce St., Texarkana, TX 75501
82-131 WYATT-LANIER: Nd b/p1, father Lenerd Cagger Wyatt b 1835 TN; listed 1850 McNairy Co cen
in Wm Rogers household with mother Zebbe1 Rogers Hensley. Nd any info Lemuel & Columbia Lanier
(ages 36 & 28, b VA) on McNairy 1850 census.
Mrs. Robert Adcock, P. o. Box 349, McGehee, AR 71654
82-132 CUNNINGHAM-ROSS-POGUE-PERKEPILE-MADDEN-LEGER: Nd info: Jonathan Cunningham b 1829 TN;
Zachariah Pogue b 1810 TN; Fatima Ross b 1810 TN; Rachel Madden b 1789 TN m Peter Leger; any
info on surname Purkepi1e.
Mrs. Patsy Nye, 8707 E. 14th St., Tulsa, OK 74112
82-133 DAVIS-WOOD-ANSON-WILKERSON-REEVES: Is Jas Davis (m Nancy Woods 1812 Roane Co TN) father
of Elisha Davis (m Sarah Anson Reeves?). Daus: Susan Anson Davis m Jesse Wood; Cynthia m Geo
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Sherman Wood, Henderson Co l890s. Was Asa Davis (m Anna Wilkerson) Elisha's bro?
Davis father?
Mrs. Jack Cravens, 4643 Gilbert Rd., Memphis, TN 38116
82-134 BACON-MILLER: Nd info Washington Bacon, Roane
Miller. Chn: Jane, Julia, Geo, Emeline, Jas, Lydia,
Thos. Is Lydia really a son Liddle? Did Washington
Mrs. Walter Germann, 40l3-E Parrish St., Wahiawa, HI
82-135
b 1768
b 1797
Billye
Was John
Co TN 1830-40; DeKalb Co AL 1850; wf Eliz.
Mary, Martha, Chas, John, Wm, Alexander,
mov back to TN after l850?
96786
EDMONDSTON-WRENN: Nd b/pl, dates: Archibald Edmonston b 1750-60 - where? Nancy Wrenn
VA, m Frederick Co VA 10 Oct 1789 (VA m records); in Weakley Co TN l820s-30s. Son Jas
KY - what co? Will exch any Edmonston data (any spelling) with SASE.
Fitzwater, RU1, Box 116, Holcomb, MO 63852
82-136 MADISON-MARSHALL-WALKER: Nd ances Mathew Madison b 12 Apr 1828 TN, m Martha Jane Marshall b 2 Oct 1840 AL; in Upshur Co TX in 1858. Chn: Jesse M, Jas Montgomery, Chesley M,
Gustavis H, Preston P, Mary C, Robt Lee, Emma L, Leighton. Will exch info on Walker fam.
Connie C. Smith, Rt. 7, Box 110, Abilene, TX 79605
82-137 BUSH-BROWNIE: Nd info Beverly Bush, b 1810 Spartanburg SC (pts Malkejah & Ellender Bush;
bro Thos Bush, Benton Co TN), m Martha Brownie, b 1820 VA. Liv Carroll Co MS 1837; to TX 1862.
Mary Bush Judson, 5405-6 Prue Road, San Antonio, TX 78240
82-138 ADKINS: Seeking info Soloman Adkins, b c1776 NC/VA?; liv 1850 Scott Co TN with pos son
John c18l6. First found Campbell Co TN Court records March 1838, but not found 1840 census.
Barbara Blankenship, 9125 Woodpark Lane, Apt. D., Knoxville, TN 37923
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82-139 LEAK-LEEK-STEWART: Nd ances John M Leak m Elizabeth Ann Stewart, Knoxville, TN 1832.
Are Richard & Alex his bros?
Ms. Christine Leake, 1416 Holly Oak Drive, Birmingham, AL 35226
82-140 DIBRELL-CARTWRIGHT-HARDY-BECKHAM: Nd info heirs of Jos B Dibrell, b 1797 KY; d 1872
Gibson Co TN. Chancery Ct Dec 1872: Malinda (Dibrell), wf of Caswell Medline; Ann (Beckham?),
wf of W H Cartwright; Mary (Beckham?), wf of Wm Hardy; Geo Dibrell (Weakley Co?); J B Dibrell
Jr; Jos; Benj B (r)ickhouse (Beckham?).
Pat Murphy, 121 West Minnehaha Ave., Clermont, FL 32711
82-141 RAY-ROBBINS-BIRGE: Nd info Jabez Marshall Ray b 1832 GA, liv AL 1838; m 1853 Fayette Co
TX Mary Jane Robbins, b 1836 Franklin Co TN (dau Jas & Sarah Collins Robbins). Jabez had sibs:
Wm, Bennett b AL, Frank, Martha b 1819 GA, sis m Mr. Birge. All in TX 1852.
Sue Nite Raguzin, 5008 Briarbrook, Dickinson, TX 77539
82-142 JONES-LASHBROOKS-BLACK-JACKSON: Nd info Sarah Jones b 20 Apr 1827 TN; m Elisha Lashbrooks, b KY; liv Johnson Co AR 1840, then Burnet Co TX. Elizabeth Black b TN 26 Mar 1802 m
Ephraim Jackson in TN, b NC. Liv TN; Limestone Co AL; Burnet Co TX.
Betty Jo Foster, P. O. Box 3682, Austin, TX 78764
82-143 HAMMONS-MILLER-WQODS: Nd desc Absalom Hammons, b 1785 NC; liv Roane Co TN 1850. War of
1812; wf Catherine. Chn: Susan, Jas, Jesse, Polly, Rachel, Wiley. What kin to Thos Hammons,
Hawkins Co TN; Absalom Hammons, Scott Co VA? Nd info Matthias Miller, wf Mary Woods,Roane 1808.
Mrs. Virgil L. Hammons, Rt. 1, Box 94, Plattsmouth, NB 68048
82-144 ANDERSON-MARTIN-CROWDER: Wish corr desc Rev Sol Robt Anderson, b Hanover Co VA 1761:
d Jackson Co TN 1836; m Mollie Martin 1789. Chn: Mathew l790,Sarah 1792, Wm 1795, Eliz 1798,
Robt Jr 1801, John 1804. Was Robt b TN c182l (m Angeline Crowder c1839 TN) grandson of Rev Sol?
Mrs. C. B. Griffin, Rt. 6, Box 4l2R, Texarkana, TX 75501
82-145 POWELL-BERRYMAN: Archibald G. Powell, b c1800 VA? d 1844 Robertson Co TX; m c1822 MS/TN?
Teletha/Tabitha Berryman, b c1800 TN, d 1847-8 TX. Nd pts both. Hardin Co 1820 cen:Archibald
G. Hesekiah, Jas, John G Powell; Benj, Wm, Mary Berryman. Shelby Co TN 1830. Arch. in TX 1835.
Willie May Peckham, 4031 Glendale Ave. N. E., Salem, OR 97305
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82-146 MEREDITH-EDMONSON: Wm Meredith of TN (wf Nancy Edmonson d bef 1860), liv Greene Co AR
1850. Chn: Mary Almedia 6, Jas Saml 4, John Riley 1. 1860 dau liv Dunklin Co MO with uncle WID
Edmonson; boys lived uncle John Edmonson (wf Serilda Meredith b TN 1860 Greene Co, 1870 Dunklin
Co. Nd TN b/pl: What happened to Wm Meredith?
Mary Noell Carter, 5701 E. Glenn, #62, Tucson, AZ 85712
82-147 HUGHES-HAYS: Nd pts John Hughes b 22 Dec 1773 VA, d 1855; m 13 Dec 1796 Susannah Hays,
b 17 Aug 1776, d 1852. Mov to MO 1806. Wish corr desc this fam.
Walter A. Hughes, 420 Fontana Pl. N. E., Albuquerque, NM 87108
82-148 DAMERON-BURKS: Nd ances Jas Dameron b 1799 TN; m/l Sarah Burks b 1801-5. Raised fam
McNairy Co TN; m/2 Narcissa
? c1852. Chn: Rebecca, Eliza, Frances, Caroline?, John Robt, Jas,
Jesse, Celia, Josephine, Mary Eliz, Sarah, Jos, John T., Martha Jane, Duda A.
Betty Needham Lancaster, 3904 Byers, Ft. Worth, TX 76107
82-149 BAGLEY-HIGH-FORBES-JOHNSON: Wish corr desc Jas S Bagley b 1816 NC, d 1859; m 1836 Bolivar,TN Mary Agnes High b 1816 VA, d 1904 Memphis; Robt S Forbes b VA 1800, d c186l, m Ann Johnson?, b 1803 NC, d 1876; son Dr Hezekiah Forbes b c1830, d 1871, Calvert, TX?, ~ l86l Frederica
Eliz Bagley, b c1843, d 1920 Pine Bluff, AR.
Elizabeth F. Fisher, 135 W. French Pl., #204, San Antonio, TX 78212
82-150 WALKER-PETTY-TAYLOR-PRYOR-BUTTERWORTH: Nd all info: Wm Wyatt Walker m Jane Petty; Wilson Co TN 1826. Son Geo Wash. m Frances Taylor; her sis Susan m Henry Pryor; he d 1860 TN. G W
& Frances, Susan & chn to AR. Nd pts Wm P & Martha A Butterworth, Fayette Co TN 1850.
Mrs. Louise Yielding, Rt. 1, Box 289, Ward, AR 72176
82-151 LAND-WOLFE: Wish corr desc Jos Land b 13 Apr 1789, Fairfield Co SCi m Barbara Wolfe 1812
Cocke Co TN. Enlisted War 1812, taken prisoner in Can. 1851 applied for Bounty Land from Benton, later Calhoun Co AL; pension in 1871. Nd Chn.
Mrs. Ruth Land Hatten, 3323 Highland Dr., Vicksburg, MS 39180
82-152 HARWELL: Nd pts, maiden name of· wf, Ransom Harwell b c1808 NC; liv Giles Co TN 1822l850s; Lincoln Co 1860-1880. Will exch info.
Mrs. Erline Harwell Tackett, 38B! Ashford Ave., Ft. Worth, TX 76133
82-153 HOW-LEE: Who were pts of WID Lee & Lucinda How, m Davidson Co TN 26 Aug l830?
Mrs. Donald Zimmerman, Harvel, IL 62538
82-154 WARFIELD-SHILLING-RENWICK-KNOX-EUBANKS-COURTNEY-DANIEL:
lines? Will exch info I have & pay postage and copying.
Eloise H. Johnson, Rt. I, Box 17, Marion, LA 71260
Is anyone working on the above
82-155 KIRBY: Wish corr desc Bolen C Kirby b 22 Feb 1823, Union Co SC; m 1850 1st cousin, Canzada Kirby, b 5 Oct 1827, Lincoln Co NC. Liv Union Co, then MS. His sibs: Wm, Blasingame,
Saml, Milas, Sarah C Susan, Caroline, Martha, Massouri, Adeline, Isabella. Her sibs: Christopher C, Constance, CurtisC, Calvin, Chas, Cephus.
Maudie Fudge Tyler, 756 Loeb, Memphis, TN 38111
82-156 BRADFORD-TRULL-RICHARDS-MOORE: Nd info Saml Spencer Bradford, b 29 Oct 1854 Pine Log GA
(son of WID Josh Bradford); m 2 Nov 1882 at Chattoogaville, GA, Esther Trull, b 17 Nov 1866 NC;
mov to TX 1901; liv Ellis Co until deaths. Des corr re Richards/Moore fam of Robertson, Sumner,
Weakley Cos TN.
Zela Horne Sullins, Rt. 1, Box 42-A, Hillsboro, TX 76645
82-157 NORFLEET-HOLT-PHILLIPS: Nd info ances Jas B Norfleet, b c1770 NC, d 1839 Montgomery Co
TN; m c1792 NC; on 1798 tax list Montgomery Co. Chn: Margaret m Danl Holt; Starkey S, Marmaduke, Jas Jr, Lucinda Em? Phillips. Faro says Jas B orphaned; uncle Marmaduke Norfleet gdn.
C. G, HogantCGRS, P. O. Box:2l32, Asheville, NC 28802-2132
82-158 BLAIR-CUNNINGHAM-McLAREN-WRIGHT-SEAHORN: Nd all info: Thos Blair m Sarah Cunningham,
Lawrence Co TN 1823; Walter Lockett d Lawrence Co 1896; Sarah McLaren m Blair, Lawrence Co 1845;
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Thos Wright 1850 census Lawrence Co. Any info on Seahorn in Lawrence & McNairy Co 1820-30.
Mildred Wright Fournier, P. O. Box 1123, Gainesville, FL 32602
82-159 WAGGONER-MOORE: Nd ances, sibs Geo W Waggoner, b 1803 Davidson Co TN (Old Hickory); m
after 1834 Mary P Moore, b 1810 Robertson Co TN, widow of Wm Reeves.
Mrs. Marilyn Crichton, 10423 W. Devonshire, Phoenix, AZ 85039
82-160 REED-KERR-JONES-HAMMONTREE-ROBINSON: Nd info Chas Reed, Sevier Co TN c1790-l855, wf
Sarah ?
Nd info Rebecca Robinson m Alexander Hammontree, Blount Co 1818; dau Carolyn Rebecca m Ransom Jones (son of Cynthia Jones, Bradley Co TN).
Mrs. Sybil Tate, 4425 Tate Road, Rocky Face, GA 30740
86-161 STRONG-WINN-FILLIGIN-HAMPTON-FRAZER: Nd pts of Wm Strong d 1863, & info on wives Matilda Hampton & Mourning Filligin, and on dau Juliet Strong Winn. Nd info on Wm Frazer, dafter
1859 Tyler, TX. Will exch.
O. L. Frazer, 1821 Leon, Belton, TX 765~3
86-162 CLAXTON-CLACKSTONE-BATCHELOR-LENERT: Nd pts, wf Anson Claxton, b NC; dau Nancy b Sumner
Co TN 1788; he on 1811 Tax List. Nancy m 1813 Wilson Co, John Batchelor; liv Maury Co; d c1840
(when & where?). Bedford Co Cen lists John, chn & no wf. John m/2 Jane Lenert b GA. Nd her pts.
Ollie Joyce Batchler Eaton, 102 LaSalle Drive, San Angelo, TX 76903
82-163 BOOKER-STONE-IRWIN-BOWERS-POLK-MOORE-FLEMING-THOMAS: Nd info Mattie Gaines Booker b 3 Feb
1856, m Jacob Haire Stone 12 Feb 1875; where? Liv Colbert Co AL. Any info Irwin of WV; BowersPolk, Somerville, TN; John D Moore-Cissell; Fleming-Thomas; Williams-Rupert Guy; Loring-Mann.
Louise Stone Irwin, 3837 Jackson #2, Memphis, TN 38128
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82-164 CLARK-FOSTER-BONNER-TEMPLE-S}1ITH-BLEVINS-CARSON-HANNAH-HAWS-KEEBLER-LEINART-PEEVEY: Nd
info these fam: Clark/Edgecombe Co NC, White Co TN; Foster/Henderson Co TN; Bonner/Madison Co
TN, Kaufman Co TX; Temple, Smith/Madison Co TN; Smith, Blevins/Knox Co TN; Carson, Hannah, Haws,
Keebler/Washington Co TN; Leinart/Anderson Co TN; Peevey/GA, Gibson Co TN, Falls Co TX.
Mrs. Merlyn Houck, 1717 West Lakeview, Stillwater, OK 74074
82-165 McMILLIAN-MOORE-DAVIS-HUSKETH: Nd info Wm W McMillion (McMillian) b c18l5 TN; wf Sophia
or Sophrona; liv 1850 Giles Co TN. Nd info Ausben R Moore b c18l0 Ireland; wf Nancy; dau Nancy
Ann m/l R T Davis, m/2 Henry Husketh, m/3 Jas L McMillian.
Mary P. Priest, 2107 Lee Rae Court, Turlock, CA 95380
82-166 WILLIAMS-WEATHERFORD: Wish corr with desc of John H Williams or Thos Weatherford family;
both in Tipton Co TN 1860.
Mae B. King, 501 E. Ca. St., 301 Turner Apt., Gainesville, TX 76240
82-167 McALISTER-HIXON-NOE: Nd info fol 1850 Grainger Co TN fams: Jas McAlister 51, Nancy 39,
Jas A 26, Catherine 20, John H, all b NC, Sarah, Jos, Henry, Thos, Phebe, Priscilla, b TN; Sam
P Hixon 20, Julia, Jno L, Mary E. In 1860: David Noe 67 b NC, Sarah 64, Penelope McAlister 9.
Mrs. J. B. Waggoner, 409 Frontier, Ft. Worth, TX 76114
82-168 GIBBONS-SPERRY-MACKINS-DANIEL: Nd info Matthew Gibbons b 1815; d post 1880; m Sarah Ann
Sperry 24 Dec 1851 in White Co TN. Geo Y Gibbons b c1838; m Sarah Francis Mackins, Humphrey Co
TN. Rebecca Gibbons b c1830; m 14 Nov 1845 Jas W Daniel, Humphrey Co. Exch on YARBROUGH, DEVIN.
Mrs. Pauline Gray, P. O. Box 428, Kingston, OK 73439
82-169 CLAWSON: Nd b/pl Francis Marion Clawson b 4 Jan 1851 TN. Known bros: JA b 12 Mar 1849;
Wm Morris b 1852/53. Fam mov to Crawford Co AR no later than 1877. Nd date, b/pl ances of
their father, John Clawson.
David A. Clawson, 1214 Thomas Jefferson Pl., Fredericksburg, VA 22405
82-170 HEARN-THACKER-WALKER-BYARS: Nd info Geo W Hearn b c1795; m Montgomery Co NC 1813 Milly
Hearn b 1797. Liv Wilson, Weakley Cos TN. Chn: Cyrus E, Casandra, Geo W, Erasmus, Priscilla,
Eratus, Rachael, Emily, Jane. Nd pts Pleasant Thacker b 1793; m/l Patsy Walker 1820 Pitts Co VA;
m/2 Sarah Byars 1852 Weakley Co TN.
Carolyn Thacker Wilcoxen, 3727 Van Dyke, San Antonio, TX 78218
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82-171 HURD: Nd pts William Hurd b 7 Sep 1809, Hancock Co TN; d 26 Oct 1883, Benton Co AR; wf
Eliza b 14 Jun 1816, Hancock Co; 2 chn b TN, Richard & Albert Burrell b 20 Nov 1848.
Doris L. Shennum, 110 Highland Ave., Chatham, NJ 07928
82-172 RAWLINGS-ROLLINS-HOOVER: Wm Rawlings m (where?) Sarah Hoover (dau Mathias); was Wm son
of Asahel Rawlings, early Greene Co TN? To Rutherford Co c1806 where Wm d c1826. Asahel on
1805 Greene Co Tax List; was he from Brunswick Co VA? When/where did he die? Will?
Mrs. C. L. Neill, Box 103, Pharr, TX 78577
82-173 FOGLESONG-SNAPP-SIMPSON: Were Abraham & Mary Foglesong Snapp pts of Lawrence b c1784
VA/TN? He m c18l0 Mary Ann (Simpson?); 11 chn b Washington Co TN 1811-1832; in Lee Co IA 1837.
Catherine A. Snapp, 306 Pleasant St., Box 192, Carson, IA 51525
82-174 NEWBURN-MEWBORN-HALE-WARD: Nd info Asa Newborn, b 1803 SC; d 1854; m/l ?; m/2 Lucinda
Mewborn 1844 Lawrence Co TN; chn: John F b 1835, Luenna b 1838, Virginia N B b 1840. Nd all
info: Bennett & Drupina Hale, m 11 Oct 1830 McNairy Co TN; Famasiah Ward in McNairy Co 1830.
Dora J. Sanders, 711 14th N. W., Miami, OK 74354
. 82-175 POINDEXTER-HUNTER-TOWNSEND: Nd pts Saml Houston Poindexter b 1828 TN, m 25 Dec 1856
Washington Co TN Jane Hunter, b 1833 TN. 1870 cen Jane & chn Ann M, Jas Montgomery, Dorcus E
with (bro?) Montgomery C Hunter & fam, Jonesboro, TN. Jas Poindexter m 6 Mar 1884, Chilhowee,
MO, Mary Josephine Townsend b MO 27 Apr 1864.
Mrs. Dorothy J. Reddig, 337 S. Stevenson St., Olathe, KS 66061
82-176 NEAREN-NEARN-NARON: Nd pts Benjamin Nearen b l700s NC.
Hardeman Co TN in 1840. Did he die there? Will exch info.
Peggy N. Grisamore, 5304 Haleville Rd., Memphis, TN 38116
Last located Acquilla Nearen in
82-177 HEATON-THORNSBERRY: Nd pts & m rec of Millie Caroline Heaton b c1847 TN; m William Benjamine Thornsberry, possibly TN 1870/75. Mov Lawrence Co MO by 1880 cen. Will return postage.
Jean LeBeau, 3347 Westview, Topeka, KS 66611
82-178 McCANN: These McCanns b in TN: Wm 1818-20, Jos R 1824, Bartholomew Jas & Wiley b 1827,
Geo W b 1834. All in Dallas Co AR 1850. Elizabeth McCann b c1805 AL, in home of Geo W McCann
1860 Calhoun Co AR. Are they sons of Jos (Hardin Co TN 1830) & Eliz (1840 Hardeman Co TN)?
Janell McCann, 2519 College Ave., Ft. Worth, TX 76110
82-179 GOOD-LASSITER: Nd pts Jacob Faller Good b 1838 Cannon Co TN, d 1921 Mt Calm, TX; m Nancy Susan Lassiter (dau Brinkley & Mary S W). Chn: Mary Susan, Jos L, Margaret (Bettie), Selina
B, Henry G, Jas B, John D, Wm M, A C, Edgar. Are there other siblings?
LaVerne Good Parsons, 5421 Pebblebrook Dr., Dallas, TX 75229
82-180 CARAWAY-WADE-RAGSDALE-RICE-MERRITT-COGGIN(S)-GEERS-MOON-MOORE-BROWNE or Related Families:
Would like correspond with anyone interested in the above families of Wilson Co TN.
John W. Ragsdale, 25401 E. 70th Pl., Broken Arrow, OK 74012
82-181 GULLETT-DOUGLASS-MESSICK-MERCER-BYBEE: Will exch info on above: Gullett of Nashville &
Murfreesboro, TN; Douglass, Messick of Beechgrove; Mercer & Bybee of McMinnville, TN.
Robert S. Grant, 1806 Westplain, San Antonio, TX 78227
82-182 AVRIT-BROWNING-PERRYMAN-FAUCETT: Nd info Wm Avrit, Dickson Co TN c1840-80; b NC c1800;
m Mary C ? TN; chn Walter, Carroll, Paul McC (m Eliz Browning 1856), Howell H, Elliot, Susan
A, Jas M & Nancy. Nd info Jas W Perryman, b 1834 KY; m/l M M Faucett 1854; m/2 Mahala J Faucett 1872. Madison, Gibson Co TN 1855; to Lonoke Co AR c1880.
Roger W. Avrit, Rt. 3, Box LE-l, Dubach, LA 71235
82-183 LOWE-McCAULLEY: Nd pts Henry Madison Lowe, b 25 Oct 1844, Blount Co TN; d 20 Jan 1904
Yell Co AR. May have had half-bro or step-bro named McCaulley.
James L. Hamilton, 1933 S. Ditmar, Oceanside, CA 92054
82-184 ANDERSON-OXENDINE-MAYBERRY: Nd info Rebecca Anderson (1814-1864) b Anderson IN or Piqua
OH, dau Delaware Chief Wm Anderson; m Johnson Oxendine 1834, Overton Co TN; rejoined tribe 3
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yrs later; where? Patsy Jane Oxendine b 1832-34 Overton Co adopted by John Mayberry fam; m Jas
Ellis Harmon, two dau to MO with them.
Mrs. Irene Snyder, 9215 E. Compton Blvd., Bellflower, CA 90706
82-185 EAST-JORDAN-DAY: Nd pts John T East b 1800-10 VA; d 1834 Roane Co TN; chn: Alonzo b 1828
1828; m Emaline Jordan; Thos H b 1831, m Mary Jordan; widow Sarah m 1835 Samuel Day. Any relation to East fam Smith & Macon Co?
Ronny Bodine, 5118 Burbank Dr., Columbus, GA 31907
82-186 GOINS-HOLLAND-PATTERSON: Seeking pts & ances Thos Goins b TN c1805; liv Hamilton Co 1850
Bledsoe Co 1860; m Orpha ? c18l7.
Nd info Margaret Patterson b 10 Oct 1848; m c1870 Thos
Holland, Bledsoe Co, son of Pleasant Allen Holland (b c 1815 GA) & Margaret Y ? b 1819 TN; in
Bledsoe Co by 1840.
Mrs. Sara Agee Goins, P. O. Box 333, Dunlap, TN 37327
82-187 SMITH-GRAGG-COBBLE-JOHNSON: Wm M Smith b 1835 Greene Co TN, m Nancy Cobble Johnson 1862,
same co. Both bur Midway, TN. Is he son of Jas & Sarah Gragg Smith & bro to Jeremiah, David,
Margaret & Eliz? Is this the Jas named as son in the will of Chas Smith, 1797 Greene Co TN
(wf Margaret)?
Earl T. Smith, 4005 Goldenrod Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80907
82-188 Cl~BREATH-ROBINSON-KULBETH: Nd info Wm K Culbreath b 1760-70, wf Mary Robinson b c1780
NC. Sons: John Alex b 1804 NC, Cornelius Fanoy b 1819 IL. Fam liv Fayette & Tipton Co 1823-52
Wm d Tipton Co l830s. Sons later changed name to Kulbeth.
John A. Kulbeth, 42461 Paseo Padre Pkwy, Fremont, CA 94538
82-189 ALEXANDER-HARRIS: Nd info Jas Monroe Alexander b 1819, Blount Co TN; liv Madison Co TN,
m 1844 Narcissa Harris (dau Wm & Nancy Harris). His pts may have been Wm & Sarah Alexander.
Mrs. Ruth L. Sparacio, 1320 Mayflower Dr., McLean, VA 22101
(
82-190 SUMMERS-SOMERS:
Summers b Sumner Co TN;
Co TN 28 Oct 1806. Did
Kermit J. Summers, Jr.,
Nd pts Levi & Alexander Summers b Orange Co NC and bros Jas, Robt & Noah
all d Franklin Co IL. Nd all info Robt Clancy Summers (Somers) b Sumner
he have siblings?
392 E. Second, Herscher, IL 60941
82-191 HAWKINS-REAVES-TURNER-BUGG: Des corr re Harvey Hawkins (son of John & Sarah) b 1804 TN;
d 1869 TX; mIl Wilson Co TN 1827 Mary Bugg (d 1838) dau Martha Ann; m/2 Shelby Co TN 1831 Elizabeth Reaves (d 1838). Chn: John Benj, Sarah Alexander, Mary D, Jas Reaves; m/3 Mary Ann Eliz
Turner 1848 Rusk Co TX; chn Chas H, Saml Elliott, Susan Eliz, Va Caroline, Harriet Jane, Richardson Alexander.
Mrs. Jenny Hawkins, P. O. Box 574, LaPorte, TX 77571
82-192 LEWIS-CROCKETT-KEPLEY-KEPPLE: Nd wf of Danl Lewis of KY; m 1815-19 TN; left for AL with
bride soon after; may be connected with Crockett fam. Also seeking pts Mary Kepley, b 1825,
Smith Co TN. Jacob Kepple?
Beverly Golden, U. S. Embassy Kinshasa, APO, New York 09662
82-193 PHILLIP-DUNCAN-PICKENS-WASSEM-DAVIS: Jos Phillip b 17 Sep 1793; d 1858 Wayne Co TN; mIl
Polly B Duncan b 1797, d 31 Dec 1832; 11 chn; m/2 1833 Eliz Pickens b 1807, d 1887. Dau Eliz
mIl Wassem, m/2 Rubin Davis (McNairy Co TN?). Davis fam in Tishimingo Co MS. Will exch.
Mrs. Eva Mae Davis Martin, 114 Cornwall, Rockport, TX 78382
82-194 BROOKS-GREEN-CASH: Wm Riley Brooks b 1829 TN (where?), d 1905 Huggins TX; m Sarah Green
b 1830 TN, d 1894 MO; pts & all 7 chn b TN; mov Chariton MO; chn m there. Nd Sarah's pts, and
all TN counties.
Will Ella Brooks Ball, Rt. 2, Box 69, Lubbock, TX 79415
82-195 McDANIEL-WRIGHT-MAY-PRICE-KING: Nd info McDaniel-Wright fam Knoxville, TN. Father Jack
(nickname?) b c1820; m c1850. Chn Jas David, b 1854, Jennie? Will? & Jas Lester b 1863. Jennie's son Grady worked sawmill Knoxville 1928. Nd fam Jas Philip May b 1835 TN; wf Melinda
Price b 1844 AR. Pts were Wm May b 1806, wf Mary Anna King, b 1810 NC.
Philip J. Daily, 700 N. Ladera Vista Dr., Fullerton, CA 92631
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82-196 HOPE-BEATY-SEARGENT-BURFORD: Wish to locate graves in TN: John Hope d 1805, wf Ann Beaty
d c1830; liv Dry Creek area Davidson Co TN, dau Frances (m 1805 Wm Seargent) given lot in Betts
Town (Dickson Co?), dau Mary (m 1810 Jas Burford) given lot in Haysborough; Wm Beaty (d 1£15
Davidson Co), wf Frances & Son Danl, liv Brown Creek 1785-90.
Mrs. Robert S. See, 206 Miami, Coleman, TX 76834
82-197 HARWELL: Were Jackson, Sterling, Vines & Ransom Harwell (listed 1830-40 Giles Co TN cen)
sons of Jackson Harwell listed 1820 Giles Co cen? Did Saml Harwell (36 in 1850 Giles cen) belong to this family?
Mary B. McBryde, 2515 Dittmer Rd., Oklahoma City, OK 73127
82-198 DUNCAN-SMITH: Was Jos Duncan, 1833 Enumeration Fentress Co TN, the father or grandfather
of Rose, Sarah, Jos, Floyd, Whig, Mart, Theodore, et al? Jos listed 1840 Overton Co cen. Nd
pts, marriage date Jos & Martha (pts of above) & Mart & Mildred Smith, Elva, TN.
Mrs. Juanita Hall Duncan, 2325 West 79th., Indianapolis, IN 46260
82-199 BUTCHER-KECK-MOSER: Nd info Barney or Barnabas Butcher, settled in Sharps Chapel, TN after Civil War; later of Grainger & Claiborne Co; m Mary Keck. Chn Jacob & Dick; m/2 Mary Magdaline Moser; liv Indiana? c18l9.
Mrs. Beverly G. Campbell, 2811 Gettysburg Est. Dr., St. Louis, MO 63129
82-200 FAULK-LAND: Nd home Co & pts names J R Land b TN 1807; m Martha Faulk b TN 1818.
Sebrena b TN 1837. Mov TX before 1840. Will exch info.
Melva Partain, 705 Coggin, #8, Brownwood, TX 76801
Child
82-201 KNOX-GRACY-BRAWLEY: Wish corr desc John Knox & Jean Gracy of Rowan Co NC. My connection
goes from Capt Wm Knox, who was killed in Rev War, through his youngest son, Robert Knox who m
Martha Brawley 1809 in Rutherford Co TN.
Martha Nell Craig, P. O. Box 645, Twain Harte, CA 95383
82-202 TROTT-FAULK: Desire any info Geo W Trott, b NC 1803; liv Bedford Co TN 1830-50; & Robt
Faulk/Falk b Oct 1848 TN; dau name Rebecca.
Glenn Trott, 2700 Fanwood Ave., Long Beach, CA 90815
82-203 PEDIGO-VINSON: Nd pts of both Robt Pedigo, b 16 Sep 1822 TN, & wf Elizabeth Vinson, b
25 Apr 1825 TN or IL; liv Jackson & Clay Cos TN.
Beverly Bean, 667 LeBaron, Pontiac, MI 48058
82-204 BAYLESS-STONE: Nd info Maria(h) Bayless, b 1814 TN; m 1835-38 TN John C Stone; d c1882
Marion Co AR.
Lee R. Clark, 2226 Mt. Shasta Dr., San Pedro, CA 90732
82-205 MOORE-ANDERSON: Wish corr desc Jas Moore (Rev War File #R-7334) b 1762 Bertie Co NC; d
1849 Van Buren Co TN; m Agnes ? • Son Thos Moore b c1794 m Sarah Doyle; mov Bossier Parish,
LA. Nd pts, sibs Wm Preston Anderson b c1824 TN; (mother m/2 Birdell? Bizzell? Bird Seale?) m
Rutha Moore 1848 Bossier Parish LA.
Mrs. L. G. Brust, 11307 Sinclair, Dallas, TX 75218
82-206 WELLS-EDMISTON-EDMONDSON-HUFFSTUTLER-LACKEY: Will exch info on: John DWells, b 1800 VA
m Rebecca Martin b 1805 KY) 1823 Maury Co TN; Huffstutler fam of AR & MO; Edmiston fam of Washington Co VA; Lackey fam of NC & Gordon Co GA.
Robert Wells, Rt. 3, Box 257A, Goldthwaite, TX 76844
82-207 BEANOUGH-BUNIFF-HOLLIDAY-GUNTER-CAMPBELL-HIGHFIELD: Nd pts, date, marriages: Beaunough/
Bunough b c1790 VA; Alfred Holliday b 1817 TN, m Mariah Gunter b 1816 Williamson Co TN (liv
Weakley Co; to LA 1846); Martin M Campbell b KY c1790, m Drusilla Highfield (m/l Perryman).
Mrs. Ruth Buniff Cole, 10367 Starca, Whittier, CA 90601
82-208 GALYON-GALYEN-GALLION: Nd info 3 bros arrived United States before 1800.
John W Galyen b 1815; Thos Neuberry Galyen b 1817 TN.
Paul F. Dietz, 7235 Santa Catalina Circle, Buena Park, CA 90620
Nd pts & bpI:
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82-209 POSEY-RAINWATER: Nd info Warren Monroe Posey b c1804 SC; m Sarah Rainwater; fam liv 18301855 Bedford Co TN. Chn: Robt, John W, Barton/Bartlett, Thos Jefferson, Wm. Jane, Henry Newton,
Warren Rufus, Sarah Eliz, Oliver Knox.
Harold Posey, 12709 Dorina Pl., Granada Hills, CA 91344
82-210 ALLISTON-APPLING-OSBOURN~-RENSHAW-PERRY-CARR-POOLE-PHILLIPS: Was John Alliston, (1832
Cherokee Land Lottery, Gilmer Co GA) father of Brunette, b 1830 TN (mother's name prob Osbourne)
m Jas Appling Pope Co IL l844? Was Henry Renshaw (b 1800-10, on Wilson Co TN 1840 cen) father
of John Perry Renshaw b 1832 same Co? Was Henry's wf Mary Perry (b 1794 VA)?
Virginia Renshaw Lawrence, 105 Baylor Dr., Ventura, CA 93003
82-211 AMES: Will trade Ames fam research with anyone in or near Wilson Co TN for Ames research
in TX. Will pay postage and any copying.
Jim C. Ames, 702 W. 44,
San Angelo, TX 76903
82-212 BABB-AVERY-FOSTER-REVILLE: Nd pts Henry Babb b c18l7-l9 NC: m Sarah A Eliz Avery 28 Nov
1842 Gibson Co TN. Nd her pts & bpI. Nd place of b & d Rich Henry Foster m Mary Eliz Reville;
when & where? Nd her pts.
Diana Phillips, 5835 Palm Ave., Sacramento, CA 95841
82-213 CROCKETT-WATKINS: Nd info Eliz Watkins Crockett m 1792 on Waters of French Broad (Jefferson Co TN?). In Monroe, Greene Cos IN 1851; Newton Co MO 1855. Exch all Crockett fams.
Elizabeth Smith, 41640 Carsey Rd., Albany, OH 45710
82-214 SCOTT-BRANDON-TOSH-WOOD: Nd info Jno Scott b c1770; m Frances Wood; liv Barren/Monroe Co
KY; mov Smith/~mcon Co TN 1812; d there in l840s; 4 chn m Brandon/Tosh; mov Carroll Co TN l820s.
Peggy Scott Holley, 8902 Rockcrest Dr., Austin, TX 78759
82-215 REED-CLEM: Nd pts Edmond Reed b 1801 NC; d c1876 Weakley Co TN.
c1875 Lincoln Co TN. Nd names of chn.
Guy L. Reed, 254 S. Palo Verde Dr., Apache Junction, AZ 85220
Wm Clem b 1798 NC; d
82-216 ALLISON: David Allison b c1799 NC; wf }lary ~ b c18l0 TN; 8 chn b TN; in Hickman Co KY
by 1850. Nd pts of both, exact birth dates & places.
Vivian S. Bandy, 49 SanMiguel, San Mateo, CA 94403
82-217 BLAIR-DeHART: Ivm
mov Bradley Co TN. Wish
non, Warren, Rutherford,
Kathleen B. Rheman, 9130
Blair (will 1854 Cannon Co TN) had sons Jos L & Eleaney C Blair who
to corr with desc. Also with anyone researching Blair & DeHart in CanWilson & Monroe Cos.
Western, Houston, TX 77080
82-218 DALTON-ALLEN-WHITEHORN-McMURRAY-SHORT-STYLES-JONES-COX-MACHEN-FAIRES:
fams of East TN & Tate/Knoxville area. Nd b & d records c1870-l900.
Richard L. Dalton, 1240 10th St., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Wish corr re above
82-219 JOHNSTON-HUNTSMAN-MASSEY: Nd ances Mary Johnston, b 6 May 1801 Wash. Co PA; d Aug 1895
CA; m 19 Nov 1822, Jas Huntsman, Richland Co OH. Pts Saml Johnston-Eliz Huntsman. Nd ances
Deborah Massey, b c1750; of Northumberland Co PA; m Jas Huntsman; liv PA, OH.
Joy H. Clarke, Manti, UT 84642
82-220 SCOGGINS-LUNDY: Will exch info Jas W Scoggins (son of Jonathan & Nancy Scoggins?) m 1847
White Co TN Sarah (dau Danl Lundy & ?); fam in White Co from early l800-l870s.
Miss Margaret Scoggins, P. O. Box 47~Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
82-221 SAWYER-THAYER: Nd all info Wm Martin Sawyer b 15 Jul 1834 TN; wf Cath. Francis Thayer;
m 12 Sep 1855 Williamson Co TX. Chn Coston G, Ellen E, Wm D, Monroe B & Anderson G, all b TX.
Sawyer was hung near Bandera, TX 25 Jul 1863.
Mrs. Karen Lewis, 12654 Westella, Houston, TX 77077
82-222 CULP-HILL: Frederick Francis Biggers Hill m 3 Dec 1850 Fayette Co TN, Sarah Jane Culp,
dau Rev Peter Culp. Was he son of Allen Hill, Primitive Bapt Minister? Nd his pts.
Mrs. Lorene Golden, Rt. 1, Gurdon, AR 71743
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82-223 BORKERT-BURGETT-MEIER-CREPPS-RUDY: Wish corr desc Jonas Borkert (son Dan1 b 1798 Berks
Co PA & E1iz Meier, b 1800) & Rachel Rudy (dau Henry, b 1797 Germany & E1iz Ludwick, b 1808
Pickaway CoOH) and desc of Thos Borkert, b 25 Mar 1835 Pickaway Co OH.
Mrs. Herbert Marshall, Rt. 1, Box 159, Braman, OK 74632
82-224 WALKER-LYNCH: Nd pts both Wm Thos Benj Walker, b 1852 TN/AR? & wife Mary Frances Lynch,
b 1 May 1850 Nashville, TN.
Miss V. Vern Hutchison, 1341 S. Osage, Bartlesville, OK 74003
82-225 REAGAN-RAGAN: Nd all info Fentress Co TN, NC & MO, Peter Reagan b c1780, wf Nancy -lchn Caleb L, Wm, John, Chas, Joel, Peter. Caleb L b c1799 NC; wf Susan ? ; chn Peter, Chas,
Lavina, Washington L.
Lucille Barker, 7321 Marty, Overland Park, KS 66204
;
82-226 CARR-OUSBIN-OSBORN: Nd info Thos A Carr, Sr b 4 Feb 1813 Sullivan Co TN; m Sarah Osborn,
b 1818 same Co. Chn Delane, Thos, Laurania, Margaret, Geo, Ernaline, Caroline; 1iv Kingsport,
TN 1838; migrated KY 1853.
Mrs. Dorothy McArthur, 2939 Cornelia St., Sioux City, IA 51106
82-227 COX-HUDSON-RUSSELL-PRYOR: Nd names chn Jesse Russell b c1775 E TN; wf Mary Frances Hudson b 1793 Meck1enberg Co VA. Nd pts Ureth Cox b TN 1796; m James Pryor c1810.
Ruby R. Neilson, 1017 Ba1mora1, Tyler, TX 75703
82-228 CARDEN-MORROW-FULLER: Nd info on all Carden & Morrow lines to separate fam groups &
establish relationships. Jas Carden b NC 1786 (pts John & E1iz Fuller Carden) m Jane Morrow
b TN 1801.
Jacqueline Harrell, 3472 High Bluff, Dallas, TX 75234
82-229 EDENS-NEIGHBORS-SCATES-PEAK-SAVAGE: Wish corr & info on these TN fams: Edens (Hawkins &
Hancock Co); Neighbors (anywhere in TN/ICY); Scates (Henderson Co);Peak (Henry Co); Leven Savage
(RW pens) Jackson Co.
Mildred Peak, 1706 Independence, Ft. Smith, AR 72901
82-230 NEVILLE-MUSICK-HOWDERSHELL-OLDIUl~-THOMPSON-HARRINGTON:What happened to Wm Neville after 1813, White Co TN when appointed son John atty to sell land Barren Co KY? He was c73 in
1813 m Wineford Oldham. Chn: Malinda m David Thompson; Molly m Thos Roy Musick; Joyce m
Harrington (m/2 John Howdershe11, Jesse, Ve1verton, etc.)
Michal Martin Farmer, P. O. Box 140880, Dallas, TX 75214
82-231 McKEY-BEARD-COTHAM-COTHRAN: Wish to hear from anyone researching McKey or Beard in Lawrence Co TN. Rec there show McKey/Cothen (Jas Cotham, Bondsman) and Beard/Cothran marriages.
Are Cothen, Cotham, Cothran variations of one name?
Mrs. Verby Lee Ba1inas, 12022 Pa1mfree, Houston, TX 77034
82-232
Conley
1830.
Ginger
ROBINSON-CONLEY-SHIRLEY-CARTIVRIGHT: Nd info Moses Robinson b 1800 TN. Also nd pts Geo
b 1850 TN & Margaret Lenore Shirley b 1852. Nd husband of Sarah Robinson Cartwright b
Any help will be appreciated.
Davis, 2803 Can~n Ct., Orange Park, FL 32073
82-233 JENKINS-BOSTON: Nd info Nicholas Jenkins b 1823 TN, d 12 Jun 1880 Smith Co; m Susan Boston b 1834 TN; d 29 Sep 1898. Chn Geo b 1849, Jas b 1852, Syrus b 1853, Nancy b 1855, Ellis b
1856, Alexander b 1860, Kate b 1865, Matilda b 1866, David b 1869.
Mary Jenkins Montgomery, 11467 Pamela Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70815
82-234 WALKER-PETTY-COFFEY: Nd all info on chn of Wm Wyatt Walker b VA 1805 & wf Jane Petty b
TN: 1iv Giles Co TN 1840. Chn Harmon, Nancy, Adeline, Wm D & Mary; m/2 Eliza Coffey; chn
Frances P, Josephine D, Sarah; Buck & Margaret, 1iv l1aury Co TN 1870.
James W. Walker, Rt. 1, Box 76, Hector, AR 72843
82-235 BUCHANAN-SMITH-LOVELL-GARLAND-MARTIN-MONTGOMERY: Nd pts, bp1 Benj Franklin Buchanan, b
TN c1825; m L E1iz Smith 1847 Lincoln Co TN. Nd bp1, d pts Robt Lovell m Sarah Garland 1811,
Davidson Co. Nd info Frederick Martin b Prussia c1830; m Nancy J Montgomery b PA c1838; 1iv
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Hardin Co TN 1880.
Patsy A. Zachery, P. O. Box 392, Oakley, CA 94561
82-236 SCROGGINS-BRIXEY-LEE: Nd ances Jas A Scroggins (son of Jas Lafayette? & Luranney ? b
1834 Henry Co TN; m there Rebecca Brixey b 1834 (dau Jas Brixey & Temperance ? ). Both fam to
Barry Co MO. Son Richard Scroggins m there Ca1donna Lee, dau of Henry Lee & Mary Jane Matlock.
Juanita A. Smith, 112 Park, Joplin, MO 64801
82-237 HOOD-RUNNION: Nd pts, bp1 both: Isaac Runnion b 1819 TN, d 1877 TX; wf Eliza Hood b
1817 TN, d 1901 TX. When/where wed; mov from Polk Co TN to Ladonia, TX 1879; both bur Rehoboth
Cern, Fannin Co TX.
Mrs. Joseph S. Morris, 132 Thelma Dr., San Antonio, TX 78212
82-238 MIDDLETON-WHITE: Nd any info Robt M White b c1847 (son Wm & E1iz White, Hardin Co TN)
m Eliza Bell Middleton (dau Jordan & Te1itha Middleton). Chn Wm, Charley, Timothy J, Edward,
Frank & Emory. Will share.
Mrs. Ange1ia White Fillmore, P. O. Box 399, Huntington, UT 84528
82-239 STAFFORD-QUINN-SORRELLS-HENARD: Nd info on Stafford, Jackson Co TN 1810; in Overton Co
1820; Carroll Co 1830-50. Hardy Sorrells b NC; in Grainger Co TN 1830; d MS 1850s. Henard b
NC; in TN cen 1830. Quinn b SC; desc 1iv Carroll Co TN 1830-60.
Dora Robinson, 2237 Flair Dr., Oklahoma City, OK 73159
82-240 PORTER-ROSE-JOBE-HUDSON: Nd info John Mark Porter, b 1819 NC; m 1848 Hardeman Co TN Sarah Rose b 1830 NC. Chn: Wm Frank b 1859 (have info on him); Caroline m Mr Jobe (nd all info);
Anne (1852-1929) m Marmon Hudson; Jas/Bud; Amanda (1854-1918) m Carca1 Tipton Hudson; Polly.
Paul Smith, 300~ W. Belknap, Jacksboro, TX 76056
(
82-241 CURRY-MARTIN-VOORHEES: Nd info Catherine J. Curry b 19 Apr 1849 OH; m 16 Nov 1865 Francis M Martin. Chn: Wm A, Chas J, Lillian A Voorhees. Catherine d 22 Aug 1884, bur Henryville,
Lawrence Co TN. Why was she there? Cemetery indexed? No death certificate found.
Rita K. Ackerman, 4055 E. Hartford, Phoenix, AZ 85032
82-242 KNOTT-MARTIN-BRYANT: Nd pts, dates, Henry E Knott b 1828 Gibson Co TN; m 7 Feb 1849 Camilla Martin b 1828. Their dau Katie b 5 Jun 1854 Bradford, TN, m 1877 Wm Henry Bryant b 14 Apr
1855 Sand Mt, AL. Fam mov Pemiscot Co MO by 1880.
Mrs. Nita M. Raybourn, 207 Wilshire Lane, Newark, DE 19711
82-243 NICHOLS-EPPS-MULLINS-CARTER-SCALLY: Nd info Moses Nichols b NC; in Lincoln Co TN. Wm M
Nichols m Mary S Epps; where? Nd her pts. Nd father Anderson Mullins; 1iv Bedford Co TN; m
Louisa Carter, Frank Co TN. Nd info on Scally/Skelly, Davidson, Williamson & Maury Cos TN.
Gay Scally, 1531 W. Main, Denison, TX 75020
82-244 GOWER-BARHAM-MIDGETT-WINFREY-WHITE-THOMAS: Nd chn of Abel Gower Jr sons: Ezarias, Elijah,
Abel III, Robt, Wm, 1700s. Also chn of his bros, 1iv Davidson Co TN. Nd pts Jesse Gower & Lettie Barham, m 1841 Greene Co TN. Any info on Midgett, Winfrey, White, Thomas fam Smith Co TN.
Margaret Staples, RR 2, Havana, IL 62644
82-245 KIRBY-BARTON: Nd ances Nancy Joanna Kirby b E TN c1821, d AR c1867; m c1838 Eli Barton,
Cumb Pres Minister who fam says desc from Pocahontas. Chn Wm, Isaac Walker, John, Jolly,
Finis, Nancy. Mov AR, IL & WA.
Robert A. McElvain, 4753 Mattos Dr., Fremont, CA 94536
82-246 STONE: Nd pts Richard Stone, b 1799 VA; m Martha ?
ily, Joseph & James. Be1i.eve all b TN, perhaps Overton Co.
Mrs. Darline Bright, Paradise Park, #379, Pharr, TX 78577
. Chn: E1iz, Jeremiah, Susan, Em-
82-247 VICTORY/VICKERY-GIBSON: Nd info on John Victory/Vickery & Parthena Gibson/Gipson, pts
of Jas Calvin Victory b 1864 Benton Co TN. Left orphan or half orphan c1867; 1iv in homes of
Spellings, Warren & Taylor in Benton & Carroll Cos TN.
Ethel V. Orendorff, 4820 W. Alice, Glendale, AZ 85302
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82-248 RODDY-FAGG: Nd pts, m date & d date Joseph Roddy b 1805 TN; in Jackson Co TN 1850; m
Mary Fagg, where?
Carla Dempsey, 3363 N. Taylor, Decatur, IL 62526
82-249 WAGGONER-EVANS-CRAWFORD: Nd info Geo Waggoner's wf; dau Eliz (1823-1902) m Stanley
Evans (1821-1905). Dau Ruth (1854-1945) m Felix B Crawford (1848-1924); move from Moore Co to
Giles Co, to Madison Co TN late l800s. Chn: Sue, Mary, Felix, Jake & Dan Evans.
June Crawford Frazier, Box 395, Naubinway, MI 49762
82-250 ETHERIDGE: Nd info Rich E Etheridge, b 1845 Wilson Co TN; d 1925 Jefferson Co IL, Believe his father Fredman/Tilman Etheridge, b TN. Wish corr with anyone researching Etheridge
name, also info on city of Etheridge, TN.
Belinda Zukas, 214 37th Ave., East Moline, 11 61244
82-251 ALBERT-YOUNG-WARE-SNODGRASS-PYLES: Nd bride, date, pl/mg of Saml Young. Nd m date of
dau Nancy Young to Wm Albert. Other chn: Matthew m Sarah Ware; Jane m Robt Snodgrass; Jas m
Nancy Ware; Patsy m Jacob Albert, dau m Jas Pyles.
Mildred Albert Preissle, Rt. 1, Box 41, Houston, MO 65483
82-252 MARR-LOVE-HAYES-GASTON-RASOR-CARSON-CLAYBAUGH-GIST-FIRKIN-STALEY-CHITTICK-LEIGHTY: Nd
info Jonathan Benj Marr, b 1800; NC/SC to I<noxville, TN area; mil ? ; m/2 Viola Love c1825;
m/3 Hepsibeth Hayes c1827; to McDonough Co IL 1830; d Fulton Co IL 1884. Chn m Gaston, Rasor,
Carson, Claybaugh, Gist, Firkin, Staley, Chittick & Leighty.
Robert Carson, 1213 North Walnut, Guthrie, OK 73044
82-253 RHEA: Nd info pts, sibs Andrew M Rhea b 1832 AL (pts b TN), m Lucena/Lucinda E ? 1860
prob AR. 1880 cen shows them White River Twp, Washington Co AR; 1900 cen Cove Creek, same co.
He was a teacher.
Mrs. Marie K. Olson, 35 Chadwick Dr., Charleston, S. C. 29407
82-254 CARNAHAN-WOODWARD-ENGLAND-TENNYSON: Nd date & pl/m Jas Carnahan b 1815 TN; m Martha/Patsy Woodward b KY, when/where? John Carnahan b 1810 TN; d 1883 MO; m Margaret England b 1815
Sparta, TN; d 1881 MO. Both sons Hugh Carnahan & Margaret Tennyson. Nd info on Carnahan surname.
Mrs. Pat Carnahan, Rt. 5, Box 249C, Hammett Hill Rd., Bowling Green, KY 42101
82-255 NUTT: Will pay $50.00 for authenticated evidence of origin (pts & pl) of Wm Nutt (Knott,
McNutt?) m Eleanor -!- c1720; in Augusta Co VA by 1740; liv just below where Staunton was later
located. Known chn Andrew, Wm Jr, John & Eleanor; mov Waxhaw area Carolinas l750s.
Irene E. Amato, 14 Condor Circle, Carson City, NV 89701
82-256 ANDREWS-SETTLE-PEARSON-HARRISON-THOMPSON-KELLER: Nd pts Thos B. Andrews m Louisa Settle
1850 Stewart Co? TN. Also pts Jesse A Pearson m ? Harrison, liv Madison Co 1850; Rebecca
Thompson b TN c1844. Nd info Nicholas Keller, 1830 Anderson Co TN.
Mrs. T. J. Williamson, 415 Military, Baxter Springs, KS 66713
82-257 RAWLINGS-GREEN: Nd info Nancy ? b 1818 Carter Co TN; m (1837?) Rawlings. Chn Sara
Jane, Lucinda, Martha. He d & 1850 cen Polk Co TN lists her with Jno C Rawlings (nephew or
step-son?). She m/2 ? Green; chn Margaret, Eliza, Mary & Wm. Mov IL 1864.
Christine Crawford Op~heimer, 51 Forbus St., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
82-258 ROSS-MELTON-WEBB-WREN: Nd info Jno Edw Ross b c18l5, d 1840 Polk Co; where bur? m Martha Melton b 2 Jul 1818, d 17 Nov 1887 Parker Co TX; 2 chn: Jno Edw m Martha Webb & Rebecca
Jane m Abner Wren. Is there a marker for Jno Edw Ross? Any rec of Ross/Melton fam in Polk Co?
Ina H. Moreland, 3921 Dakota Trail, Ft. Worth, TX 76135
82-259 TIDWELL-McCLURE-LEDBETTER-DAVENPORT-WOODARD-CRAIG: Nd info: Chas H Tidwell, b 1812 TN,
m Susana Davenport in Giles Co; Rhodes Tidwell b 1779 SC (nd name wf); Jonathan McClure b 1820
TN;Ralph Ledbetter b 1861; Isaac Harrison Woodwad b 1841 Henderson Co TN (mother's name Zilpha);
Alfred Taylor Craig b 1847 TN.
Linda Tidwell Curry, Rt. 3, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
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82-260 ROSE-JOHNSTON-RENFRO-ROSS-BURNS-BRISTER-PITTS-TUCKER-BATTLES-MABERRY: Nd pts desc Chas,
Vachel & Wm H Rose, Wayne Co TN 1840. Prob connections: Peter & Jane (Johnston) Renfro; Eliz
(Johnston) Ross/Burns, Davidson Co 1810; Jas Brister. Nd location Chas Rose (c1800) in 1830.
Also Pitts; Enoch Tucker; Battles; Sarah E (Rose) Maberry b c1842 TN.
Joan Rose, 4940F Thales Rd., Winston-Salem, NC 27104
82-261 EXUM-ALLEN-MARSHALL: Nd proof Kinchen D Exum (Smith-DeKalb Co TN) was son of Wm Exum m
Eliza Marshall 1819 Wilson Co; especially nd copy obits of Kinchen D (1879-80) or his son (Capt)
Jas T (after 1882). Where was fam bur? Wish corr with desc & nd any info.
Mrs. H. Earl Woodrow, 3100 S. W. 41st St., Oklahoma City, OK 73119
82-262 HULL-STOCKSTILL: Wish corr re Richard Anderson Hull, b NJ/NC c1775; 1812 sol from TN;
m 1807 Madison Co KY Nancy Ann Stockstill, b Baltimore, MD c1777; to Warren Co TN by 1810. He
d Perry Co IL 1838; 13 chn; have info on some. Will gladly share data.
Don Vincent, 936 No. Skyline Dr., Tacoma, WA 98406
82-263 HANKINS: Compiling hist of Hankins in Wilson Co TN. Will exch info. Have line to 1738.
Mrs. L. S. Orrick, 3629 Wedgway, Ft. Worth, TX 76133
82-264 HALE: Seeking pts & ances Wm Alex Hale b 1826 TN (Hawkins/Green Co?); m Sarah Ann Hale,
b 1828. Chaplain eSA; mov to TX; d Taylor Co 1886. Wish corr with any Hale desc.
Jeanne Peterson, La Hacienda, Ward Mall, Duncan, OK 73533
82-265 JOHNSON-SMITH-WEAVER: Thos H Johnson, b c1822 VA; mil Nashville, TN 1839 Ellen Weaver;
Sumner Co TN 1850; m/2 Rankin Co MS 1859 Eudora J Smith, b c1835 TN; in MS 1860 with 3 daus.
Did Ellen d TN or MS? Who are Eudora's pts?
Mrs. J. M. Setzler, 501 Lake Shore Dr., Jackson, MS 39212
82-266 GOIN-GOING-GOWIN: Nd pts & any info Issac Goin, b 16 Nov 1806; wf Kizziah· ?
b 8 Jan
1810; both b TN, d Hamilton Co IL. One/both Indian (Cherokee?). Chn John, Rachel, Elijah b TN;
rest b IL, Elizabeth, Mary, Elisha & Lydia.
Jane Gwaltney, 1422 Sulphur, St. Louis, MO 63110
82-267 McFARLAND-SWEENEY-STINNETT-HERRIN-HAYNES-LARGE: Nd pts of: Mary McFarland m Wm Green
Sweeney 1844 Davidson Co TN; Artymissia Stinnett m Wm Herrin 1806, same Co; Sterling Haynes b
1791, liv Grainger Co TN 1830. Nd info on John Large, Grainger Co TN 1850.
Doug Walden, 8164 Bluewater Trl., #201, St. Louis, MO 63123
82-268 HENRY-SMITH-DAWTEN-DALTON: Nd info Willard Henry, wf Cordelia Smith, d 1899; dau of Jas.
Saml Smith (1787-1838) & Harriet Dawten (Dalton? 1790-1840). Willard liv in TN l830s; chn
Hiram, Wm, Jos (b 1833-34), Annie & Nancy. Where in TN did this fam liv?
Leota Dufur, 12595 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, OR 97526
82-269 ROE-DICKERSON-MOSS-CLOUSE-LONG-BUSSELL-CRAWFORD-GREEN-McCOY-LOWE-McCLEO: Wish carr with
anyone researching these lines in Washington, Hawkins, Hamblen, White & Putnam Cos, TN.
Mrs. Linda ~ewton, 97 Webster Court, Newington, CT 06111
82-270 COFFEY-COFFEE-COGBILL-HARRIS: Nd proof/mg David P Coffey & Mary C Cogbill, c1836.
pts l~ Rubin Harris, b c18ll VA. All in Fayette Co TN 1840-50.
Mrs. R. E. Crawford, 808 Hamvasy Lane, Tyler, TX 75701
Nd
82-271 FRY-PECK-TALLEY: Nd pts Henry H Fry b 1805 NC; m 1826 Jefferson Co TN Eliz Sharkey Peck
(dau/Patrick & Eliz Gayle Peck); d 9 Sep 1886 same Co; son Jas Patrick Fry m 1851 Eveline Talley
(dau/Joanna B Talley), same Co. Joanna was head of household 1850 cen; nd her pts.
Bernice Fry White, 506 Glendale, Houma, LA 70360
82-272 STANLEY-STANDLEY-WILLIAMS: Nd father Page Stanley/Standley b 1801 TN; m Mary Casteel
1837, Clay Co MO; m/2 Catherine Williams 1839 MO. With Peters Colony & 1850 cen Grayson Co TX;
arrived OR 1852; d 1878 Multnomah Co OR? Was his father petitioner for new Co to be formed from
Anderson & Claiborne Co TN l806? In Campbell Co TN 1830; Buchannan Co MO 1840.
Anita Maxine Barr, 1336 E. Barbara Worth Dr., Holtville, CA 92250
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82-273 GREEAR-GREER-BERNARDINI: Nd info Thos Greer & wf Rachel in 1850-60 Jamestown, Fentress
Co TN; to Peoria, IL pre-Civil War; son David, wf Mary Bernardini to ID 1890. Will ret postage.
Mrs. Marian R. Greear, W. 3006 LaCrosse, Spokane, WA 99205
82-274 HAYES-HAYS: Nd pts, sib both: John Calvin Hays b 1837 TN? d 1912 Gatesville, Coryell Co
TX; wf Sarah Jane St John b 1838 TN, d 1903 Humboldt, Gibson Co TN. Chn b Wilson Co TN (spell
name Hay~s) Fredris Monroe, John Franklin, Jas Jackson, Wm Jordon, Geo E (twins), Forest, Jacob
Lee, Nannie Tennessee. Will exch.
Nancy Atchison, 1627 Maple St., Humboldt, TN 38343
82-275 NEWBORN-HASWELL-HALE-WORD: Asa Newborn 1iv Marion, Lawrence & Wayne Co TN; m/1 ? ; son
Francis m Luvina Hale 1844 (dau Bennett Hale & Drupina Word who m 1830 McNairy Co TN). Asa m/2
Lucinda Haswell 1844 Lawrence Co TN. Nd info Newborn/Newburn/Newbern, Haswell, Hale & Word fam.
Mrs. Shirley Newborn, Rt. 1, Box 397, East Jordan, MI 49727
82-276 HUTSON-McKAY-TOvn~SEND-FREE-SPROUNSE-PIERCE: Nd info Oliver Hutson m Sarah Adkins, dau
Sarah Monroe b 19 Dec 1866; mov MO. Jas d McKay b Cocke Co 30 Jan 1845 m Mary Melvina Townsend
b Bridgeport TN 10 Sep 1847; dau Kate m Free, Mary m Sprounse, Laura m Pierce. Wish corr with
Hutsons & McKays from NC/TN.
Frances Ha11away, 308 McCreery, LaJunta, CO 81050
82-277 RICKETTS-CARMICHEL-NELSON: Wm Ricketts m 1800-06 TN Mary (Carmiche1-Ne1son?) Nd date &
p1; 4 chn b TN, where? Wm b VA, where? 1iv in NC, where? in TN by 1816.
June Kifer Ricketts, P. O. Box 156, Lynnville, IN 47619
82-278 KYLE-McCARTY-BROOKS-RICHARDSON-FUGATE: Will exch info on: Darby McCarty m Hannah Richardson 1736; Jas McCarty m?
Fugate c1760; Capt Robt Kyle m Leah Brooks c1770; Wm McCarty m
Rachel Kyle c1789.
Mrs. Verna Banes, 5302 Marsh Creek Dr., Austin, TX 78759
82-279 KENNEDY-CHERRY-HOWARD-SHROPSHIRE-HENDERSON: Nd pts Isaac Kennedy b 1760-70; m Ann Cherry
1iv Halifax Co NC, Wilson, Davidson Co TN. Nd info Edmond Howard & wf Edith; 1iv Sampson Co NC,
Haywood Co TN. Chn Stephen b 1798 m Eliza Kennedy; Allen H m E1iz W Shropshire; Sarah M b 1804
m WID H Henderson; Edna b 1804 m Alfred Kennedy.
Mrs. James P. Montgomery, 7117 Norman St., Ft. Worth, TX 76112
82-280 ANGEL-CLIFT-SIGMAN: Nd info pts, sibs Wilmoth Ann Angel b 1820 TN, where? in Hickman Co
1842-50, Boone Co AR 1860-70. John Clift b 1835 TN, where? d 1895 Collin Co TX; 4 marriages.
WID Sigman b 1789 Lincoln Co NC, d 1881 Catawba C NC.
Flossie W. Hine, 4918 Vance Dr., Anchorage, AK 99504
82-281 HAMILTON-CHILDERS-POLLARD-PARSLEY: Nd all info Jas Hamilton b c1806 Grainger Co TN, d
1846; m Nancy Childers (alive 1884); Jas shipped produce by boat to Cairo, IL. Disappeared while
on an expedition; never heard from again. Chn: Benj m E1iz Pollard, Eliza m?
Parsley.
Mrs. Bill H. Western, 403 E. Colegrove St., Assumption, IL 62510
82-282 MORELAND-SEWELL: Searching all info on Ceo & Elias Moreland, father & son; 1iv McMinn
Co TN early 1820s. Elias m Mariam Sewell; nd her pts, sibs; possibly 1iv Roane Co TN.
Sunshine Moreland Wilson, 1555 Sleeping Indian Rd., Fallbrook, CA 92028
82-283 HARRIS-KNOWLES: Nd pts Nancy Harris b 1778 NC; m 1806 Jas W Knowles b c1778 PA. Chn Hiram b VA 1807, Eleanor b 1809, Celia b 1811 ~fuite Co TN, Wm W b 1815, Jas b 1817, Jno W b 1819,
Elliott b 1822; 2 other dau? Nancy in White Co with Elliott; d there 1850s.
Harold R. Wallace, 6110 E. 5th St., Apt. 215, Tucson, AZ 85711
82-284 SMITH: Bros Jas & Rich Smith grew up in Rhea Co TN.
mov Webster Co MO 1854. Nd names of pts, sibs.
Mrs. Frances Doerner, 5205 South Columbia, Tulsa, OK 74105
Both m, & listed in 1850 cen. Both
82-285 PAYNE-GREEN-TURNER: Nd info Simpson Payne, age 20/30 Sumner Co TN 1830 cen: m 1817 E1iz
Green: m/2 E1iz Turner 1824: son Charlton (b 1819) in San Augustine, TX 1846; Charlton lawyer,
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d Hopkins Co TX 1891. Payne family from KY to TN ante 1800.
Mrs. ~obert A. Owens, 120 S. Fairbanks, Denison, TX 75020
82-286 BROWN-BEARD-BLAKELY-BARHAM: Nd pts Peggy Brown m Francis Beard 12 Aug 1811 Maury Co TN,
Andrew Brown, Bondsman. Also pts Margaret A Blakely m Thos Barham, 1843 McNairy Co TN.
Henry F. Beard, 4305 Rhodes Ave., Memphis, TN 38111
82-287 ODLE-MOORE-JOWELL-LINDSEY-SENTOR-PARKER-BAKER-MADDOX-LEARWOOD: John OdIe m Nancy Moore
1799 Jefferson Co MS, Gabriel Jowell (Joel) liv Tishomingo Co MS; Jas m Tabitha Jowell, John m
Eliz Lindsey, Anna m Alfred Sentor, Cynthia m ? Parker, Isabelle m Thos Baker, Richard Ratliff
m Mary Jane Maddox, Edmond Learwood, L Wood or Wood SC to TN.
Geneva Jowell, 197 So. 4 East, Price UT 84501
82-288 SWEARINGIN-STULTZ: Researching surnames Stultz & Swearingin in Jackson Co TN.
ingin m Maranda Harris, b AL; dau Elizabeth m James W Stultz c1857.
Mary Dutton, 4104 Ridgecrest Cir., Ft. Worth, TX 76135
Wm Swear-
82-289 McFARLAND-MAY-KEEL-ROBERSON: Nd pts, place & date/death Jos Vance McFarland & Lydia E
May. Nd pts Elisha Keel & Mary Roberson & pts Benj Franklin O'Neal.
Billy McFarland, 5143 Yale, Suite 3, Memphis, TN 38134
82-290 KIRKPATRICK-MASON: Nd wf of Lewis Kirkpatrick (son of Robt) b c178l NC; liv Roane Co TN;
d TX? Nd pts, sibs Anderson W Mason, b 1808 TN/NC; liv Monroe Co TN; to Henry Co IA 1842.
Miss Emilie V. Fagyal, 12141 Regency Dr., St. Louis, MO 63128
82-291 HENSLEY-HINSON: Jas Hensley b c1810 TN; liv Lewis Co 1850.
son Hensley his pts?
Bob Van Dyke, 2006 Breckenridge Dr., Little Rock, AR 72207
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Were Larkin & Margaret Hin-
82-292 KING-MANSFIELD: Nd info on Kings from Sequatchie, Grundy, Warren Cos TN; Mansfield from
Madison Co MO. Merrill Stokes King m Mary Eliz Mansfield c1870.
Judy King, 1763 Morlye St., #5, Memphis, TN 38111
82-293 BROTHERS-WILLIAMS: Nd any info Aaron Williams b VA c1800; mov TN; m Patsy Brothers (b
VA) c1824; settled Bedford/Rutherford Co TN. Son Jas Bolden Williams b 1847; m TX 1890. Several
other chn. Nd info Wm & Nancy Taylor Brothers m c1837.
Mrs. J. C. Jernigan, 300 Meadowlark Dr., Richardson, TX 75080
82-294 SHANKLIN-BEATY: Nd pts, bpI, any info Nero Shanklin b 6 Dec 1827 TN (father b TN, mother
b VA); m Margaret Beaty 27 Feb 1851 IN. Bro Abraham b 1825, sis Martha b 1823; all b TN.
Mrs. Evelyn Coburn, 4448 N. Wishon Ave., Fresno, CA 93704
82-295 REAVES: Ni pts & fam Jno ~ Reaves & wf of VA; mov Gallatin, TN; mov Shelby Co nr Memphis c1823; Wm Perry Reaves in 1850 cen Shelby Co. Nd his bros; one of them was my gggrandfather. Nd his name, wf; chn: Jno Edw b 1830, D Duff Reaves b c1844 & Annie.
Mrs. Frances Coward, 5270 Yorkshire Dr., Cypress, CA 90630
82-296 LAUDERDALE: Nd any info pts & sibs Wm Henry Lauderdale b Limestone Co TX 1862; m 1886
in same Co; d Dawson Co 1936. Raised an orphan after father's death in early l860s. Pts & grpts mov TX from TN.
Mrs. Lorene Railsback, Star Route, Box 680, Azle, TX 76020
82-297 MOORE-FARMER-HICKS: Nd pts Arthur Moore, b c1823 NC & wf Mildred Eliz Farmer; m 1847
Gibson Co TN. Seeking any info on Geo Hicks, b c18l9 TN; liv Henry Co TN 1840, d 1892 in TN.
Mrs. Robert D. Crothers, 1518 Greenbrook Lane, Flint, MI 48507
82-298 FARRIS-GARNER: Nd pts, sibs, date & places for Geo Washington Farris b c1825; m 1 May
1845 Winchester, Franklin Co TN Celia Ann Garner (twin of Susan), b c1826; 9 chn.
Sandy Spurgin, 1805 Richland, Richardson, TX 75081
82-299 BIVINS-BRANCH-COCHRAN-COIL-COYLE-CROUCH-SMITH: Nd info Azariah Cochran (father of Levi
T?) b 4 Oct 1795 Mecklenburg, NC. Nd pts following: Eliz Bivins b 24 May 1803 NC: Jane (Coil)
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Coyle b c1803 TN, m c1824 Robt Smith b 1805 OH; Susannah (Sarah) Branch/Crouch? b 22 Sep 1800
KY; m Jesse Benton Smith.
Ruby Smith, 2100 Halton Rd., Ft. Worth, TX 76117
82-300 ALLEY-ROSS: Nd pts David Alley b 1813 Roane Co TN, d 1861 MO; m Nancy Ross in MO.
John, Mary Ann, Walter, Arminta, Eliz, Silas, Zimri, Jas & Nancy J. Will exch info.
Mrs. Jo McGinty, 12608 Adelia, Houston, TX 77015
Chn
82-301 HALL: Seek to exch info fam Wm Hall b TN 10 Dec 1811. Pts may have been Thos & Sarah
Hall. Fam mov from TN to Jackson Co AL c18l5-20. He may have had 2 younger sis, Lydia & Cynthia.
Michael Landwehr, 725 39th St., West Des Moines, IA 50265
82-302 SANDERS-ARMSTRONG-DRENNAN-DeVAULT: Nd
va C (b 15 Feb 1817 Rutherford Co TN), m same
W DeVault, b 13 Jun 1787 NC; m Jas Drennan 22
Pat S. Drennan, 285 W. Grandview Ave., Sierra
info Isaac Sanders & ?
Armstrong, pts of MinerCo 11 Feb 1833 Jos A Drennan. Nd info pts Frances
Jun 1809 Wilson Co TN.
Madre, CA 91024
82-303 MILLER-TUBBS: Nd pts, sibs Matthew Miller (b 1794 SC) & Savira/Sophia Tubbs (b 1799 SC)
m c1823, where? Liv Decatur Co TN 1850 cent Chn: Isaac, Jas, Susan, Hezekiah, Eliz, Wm, Abbey,
Rachel, Monroe. Both d Decatur Co, bur Suttles Chapel Cern. Listed Perry Co TN 1835 Tax List.
Mrs. Pauline Miller, P. O. Box 87, Earle, AR 72331
82-304 WOODS-SMITH-GOWER: Nd info Jno Woods, b 1827 TN; m Sarah E Smith, b 1825 NC. Liv Henderson Co TN; chn: Archibald, Esther, Mary, Jos, Louisa, Rebecca, Jno, Sarah & Kye. Nd info Mathew Gower b 1762 NC; d 1853 Lawrence Co TN.
Sheila Alexander, 1548 Echidna, Ventura, CA 93003
82-305 McBEE: Wish corr with desc Confederate Sol Ganum Dyer McBee, b 1837 Union Co TN; wf
Nancy E; son Robt; several daus, names unknown, Fam liv Madison Co TN 1900.
Mrs. H. H. Binder, Rt. 5, Box 291, Maryville, TN. 37801
82-306 PERRYMAN-MOORE-IVY-MARTIN: Nd info Jno & Amy Moore Perryman, Franklin Co TN l830i son
Jno Milton m Delilah Ivy (dau Jas? Vardeman Ivy & Mary Polly Martin) c1827, same Co.
Mrs. Elizabeth Soule Parkin, 5634 Spyglass Lane, Citrus Heights,CA 95610
82-307 ANDERSON: Nd ances of Daniel Anderson who came early to KY. Worked for Nashs from E TN.
Dorothy Nash, 318 W. Sixth St" Marion, INn 46952
82-308 PRINCE-IRWIN-TAYLOR: Nd pts Jonathan E Prince, Sr b 2 Jan 1813 TN, where?; father b TN
mother b VA; Jon. m 1839 White Co TN Vetura M Irwin (twin dau of Wm Irwin & Margaret Taylor);
to TX 1846; d 9 Mar 1888 Ellis Co TX.
Mrs. Lowell A. Elrod, 11136 Glenhaven Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70815
82-309 BURT-EVERETT-CLEVELAND-McKINSEY: Who were pts of Jno L G Burt & Nancy Everett Burt, m TN
c1834: What is conn to Larkin Cleveland & Larkin McKinsey d in Chickasaw Co MS?
Mrs. James C. Burt, Jr., 5811 Kings Place, Jackson, MS 39211
82-310 COLE-RIVES: Seeking grave Lucius Rives (L W Rives) bur Fayette Co TN; fam liv nr Hickory Withe; he was b 1836, son of Hm Augustus Rives; m Mary Eliz Cole (dau Dr Peter Hunter Cole).
Wounded in Civil War, home on furlough, he & infant dau d c1863.
Mrs. Melba G. Woodson, 1801 N. Glen Valley Dr., Irving, TX 75061
82-311 CATES-OLIVER: Nd pts Thos Cates b c1822 NC; liv Jackson Co TN 1850-80; m Sarah ?
Chn Jno, Bluford, Frances, Thos, Martha, Robt, Easter & Geo. Nd pts Minnie Oliver b 23 Sep
1877 Allen Co KY; ~ Geo Dibrell Cates.
Douglas Cates, 130 Kings Hwy W, Prescott, AZ 86301
82-312 EPPERSON-HARDY-WATKINS-KLYCE-TATUMj Nd info Bentley B Epperson b 1804 VA, d 1869, wf
Jane b 1804, d 1852; both bur Quincey Cern Crockett Co TN. Chn: Romulus S, Jno L, Mary Eliz
Klycej gr dau Jane (Klyce) Tatum. Nd pts Wm Hardy b 1809 TN; m Icypheny Watkins 1830 Davidson
Co; mov Crockett Co, d there 1860.
Elizabeth Burt Barley, 327 W. Lafayette Ave., Bremerton, WA 98312
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