Bedford County, Tennessee Queries

Archived Queries for January 1997


Sherrill U. Williams Fri Jan 31 13:50:59 1997
Looking for any information on James McKee and wife, Elizabeth "Betsy" Underwood McKee. They were on the 1840 and 1850 census of Bedford Co, TN. James & Elizabeth were married in Lincoln Co, NC. A person surnamed Hoover was in the household in 1850. Did James McKee die in Bedford County? Or did the family move elsewhere. Any information will be appreciated.

Frances Farmer Fri Jan 31 12:55:14 1997
Searching for info about my g-grandfather William B. JONES b. 1802. He and wife Mariah ? Morgan? were in KY in 1850 with children who were born in Bedford Co. in the 1830's. Will appreciate any information you can give. Thanks.

Frances Farmer Fri Jan 31 12:18:14 1997
I am searching for info about my g g grandfather Wm. P. ANDERSON who md. Anna BROWN in Williamson Co in 1831. Lived near David BROWN, father of Anna. Belived to have lived in Davidson Co also. Anna was in Marshall Co. KY in 1850 with 4 children who were born in Williamson Co. Any help will be appreciated on both the ANDERSON, BROWN lines. Thank you.

WILMA INGRAM Fri Jan 31 08:57:11 1997
BOON or BOONE I am researching JAMES P. BOON or BOONE b about 1815. LYDIA WEST or REDWINE b about 1815. JOHN BOONE b 1835, THOMAS BOONE b about 1836, WARREN BOONE b about 1840, WILLIAM RUFUS BOONE b about 1838 Any other BOON OR BOONE familys.,

Tracey Converse Thu Jan 30 22:43:36 1997
Looking for these surnames...CARRINGTON or RILEY (REILLY) in Tennessee. But specifically, in Bedford or Maury Counties in the 1820's. Thanks,

Donna Wed Jan 29 17:07:32 1997
Doing research on Caroline WOOD that married into Ben HOWELL family. Also looking for any information on the "older" Howell family. Any shred would help! Thanks:)

Robert L. Jones Wed Jan 29 18:03:41 1997
I need information on the parents of William Carroll Pierce, b. abt 1861 in Bedford Co., TN. He had two sisters, Huldah and Sarilda who were a few years older than he was. William died abt 1936 in Bedford Co. He told his son, John Ivy Pierce, Sr. that he knew nothing of his parents and that he was "an orphan." William was living with John L. Pierce in 1870 in Bedford Co., TN according to the census. William Carroll Pierce was married to Sarah Idella Conwell. They lived in Bedford, Lincoln and Moore Counties at various times.

Martina Carpenter Wed Jan 29 10:24:41 1997
Seeking Wesley W. TINDEL (TINDLE, TINDAL) b. 1822 NC; wife Catherine Elizabeth CARPENTER b. 1841 IL; children: Elizabeth, John W, Henry A, Sarah T, Ann G, Joseph W, and Susan E. Family in 1870 census Cannon County. Additional children in 1880 census in Marshall County: Jeff A, Nancy E, Thomas B, Eunice B, Margarette, Rufus A. Then disappeared. ANY information on family or descendants welcome. Will share what I have.

Eva Hall Tue Jan 28 07:51:01 1997
Need info on the William Carlisle and wife Mary that were in the 1850 and 1860 Bedford Co censuses. Both born in NC. What was Mary's maiden name? Was William the son of Nathaniel Carlisle who died in Halifax Co NC c 1812? What happened to children listed in census?

Kathy Anderson Mon Jan 27 10:24:32 1997
John WARREN born NC 1765 died 11-14-1848 in Bedford Co. TN. married to Anne(Nancy) Branch BRADFORD Three sons,Rev. Henry Bradford WARREN b.4-28-1806, Thomas L. WARREN b1816 and William WARREN . Possibly has daughter Nancy B. WARRENb.1796 who married George WAITE in Bedford Co. TN. Would like to hear from other family member, have information on Anne BRADFORD family but none on ancestors of John WARREN.

Jeannie Vaughan Mon Jan 27 13:24:42 1997
Hoping to hear from anyone researching the NICHOLS/NICKELL/NICHOLAS families in Williamson County, or other areas of Tennessee. Cannot offer private research for anyone not seeking my own lines, but will b hapy to share information, or help put you in touch with other researchers. Jeannie Gordon Vaughan, Editor, Nichols Nostalgia Quarterly, PO Box 365, Byron, CA 94514-0365 -

Crawford L. Crabtree Mon Jan 27 13:33:40 1997
Trying to find William Presley Wright's father and mother. He was buried in the New Hope Cemetary in Cherry Corner in Cornersville, TN. Some of the children's names are Warren Presley Wright and Lona Mae Wright. A sister's name was Odilene Wright. They were originally in either Marshall or Bedford County, TN. Any help, please forward information to us here. Possibility the parents are buried at Head Springs Cemetary in Belfast Cemetary in Marshall County, TN.

Andrew Slaten Sun Jan 26 20:06:10 1997
Seek info on my GGGGGrandfather James Slaton who died in Bedford County, Tenn. 4/19/1833. Married to Martha Pigg.

Betty Haney Sun Jan 26 08:35:52 1997
Would like info on the Elkins family out of Bedford. Thomas Maxie(Maxey) Elkins born 1843 Bedford. #1 wife..Ann Ewell #2 Charity Children: Joe, Rena, Lula, Ewell, Barnett, Geo. and Tom. Thomas' father was Asa M. Elkins from S.C...His father was Richard Elkins

David J. Montgomery Sat Jan 25 19:56:05 1997
Bedford County - Peter H. Montgomery Said to have been born in Lawrence County, TN July 29, 1834. Lived and raised a family in Newton County, MO. Have not been able to identify his parents. Have only been able to locate similar names two places in TN. 1860 Tn Census - Montgomery, P.H. 27 (m), S.L. 27 (f), J.B. 3 (m), Emma 3/12, Monroe County. (This is not the one.) Peter H. Montgomery, page 147, Newspaper Vital Records of Bedford County, TN., by T.R. & H.C. Marsh. Need someone to tell me whatever information is in this document. Thank you. David.

Kathleen Rizer Thu Jan 23 19:24:23 1997
Josiah Springer and his wife Nancy Beall moved to Bedford Co. in 1806. Their children were: Dennis S. Springer b. 1796 md. Sarah Cooper, John B. Springer, Zadock Springer, Nathan Waller Springer b. 1804 md. Susan Sugg, Josiah Springer b. 1808 md. Rachel Burnett. There were other children. Am preparing a Springer family book and can exchange much information.

Linda Threadgill Wed Jan 22 16:37:03 1997
Seeking info on families of WILLIAM MCKENZIE B.1855,EVALINE MCCALEB MCKENZIE B.1861, and JOHN MCCALEB. All were born in TN. Children of Willam and Evaline were ABRAHAM,FRANNIE,MARRY,ESQUE,ELHEW,ALONZO and JOHNNIE. All the children except Esque and Frannie were born in TN. from 1879-1910. The 1880 and 1900 census has them living in Meigs and James Counties. This is a tri-racial or mulatto family. I have no info on JOHN MCCALEB other than he is EVALINE'S father. Any info on this family is greatly appreciated.

Joe Ryan Tue Jan 21 17:25:45 1997
Looking for info on my grandfather, Joseph B. Sugg, beleived to have been born in Wartrace TN some time in the 1850's. Family story is that he, as a young boy, was plowing w/a mule on a hillside and several Union soldiers came and helped him as they thought he was too young to be doing this work. Is there a record of the SUGG name in Wartrace, or Bedford Cty TN.

Valerie Phillips Gildehaus Mon Jan 20 05:57:21 1997
PHILLIPS-WISE-POOLE Would like to hear from anyone interested in the family of Bennet Phillips 1763-1842 of Rutherford and Bedford Counties. His sons who lived in Bedford County were: Samuel Phillips of Wartrace 1787-1864 and Richard Newton Phillips 1794-1872. Richard married Elizabeth POOLE and had sons: Samuel Poole, William Bennet, James Blackman, and John Milton PHILLIPS; daughters Eliza Anne PHILLIPS married Cuthbert Burney WORD about 1846, and Sarah Anne PHILLIPS married John P. PHILLIPS about 1847. James Blackman PHILLIPS 1819-1897 married Agnes Caroline WISE.

William Wilde Mon Jan 20 06:41:44 1997
Looking for info 44th Tn. G.G>G. Uncle Zachirah Walker, killed at Shiloh,april 1862

Ruby Magers Sun Jan 19 10:18:14 1997
Looking for information on CHEVES and NEILL/NEAL/O'NEIL families. James CHEVES and his wife Elizabeth moved to Bedford Co from NC. James died after 1820. Several children. Calvin CHEVES married Nancy Mary "Polly" NEILL.Most of the Cheves family migrated to MS before 1850. Would appreciate anything anyone can tell me about them.

Tim Mike Sat Jan 18 18:21:06 1997
CRIBBS I am looking for any information on the surname "Cribbs". William Thomas Winright Cribbs b. Oct 25, 1858 Mount Eagle, TN Cullen Green Cribbs b. Dec 13, 1833 lived in Coffee County area, and died at the battle of Mills Springs on Jan 19, 1862 Thomas G. Cribbs b. 1806 in GA, died abt 1880 in TN William Cribbs d. 1829 in TN Contact me Tim Mike or

N. Loughlin Fri Jan 17 21:47:20 1997
Looking for information on John Greenlee married in Grainger Co. 1794.Would like information on his father James Greenlee who married a "Nancy".

Kim Straight Thu Jan 16 13:41:01 1997
I am researching the following surnames in Giles, Marshall, and Lincoln Counties, TN: COLSTON, COX, HOBBS, MINATREE, HOBBS, NASH, BOLIN. Kim Straight, P.O. Box 49535, Colo. Springs, CO 80949-9535

Nadine Bowling Molnar Thu Jan 16 19:59:14 1997
I am look for information concerning the bollin, bowlin, bolling, bowling family. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Jean Rhoads Camas Thu Jan 16 21:40:17 1997
Need info on parents and other family of my gg grandfather, Josiah (or Joseph) DOBBS who was born in Beford Co. TN about 1818. His father may be Joseph DOBBS, and his mother may be Ann WILSON. I feel he must also be related to John DOBBS who, I believe, also lived in Bedford Co. around the same time. My gg grandfather married Nancy DAVIS in Logan County, KY in 1837, lived in Hopkins Co. KY, and finally in the late 1840's settled in Muhlenberg Co. KY where in died in 1880. His sister, Louiza DOBBS, was b. also in Bedford Co. abt. 1822. Louiza married William W. Gates in Gallatin County, IL in 1843 and eventually moved to Muhlenberg Co. KY also. Other DOBBSes who lived in Hopkins Co. KY before moving to Shawneetown, Gallatin Co., IL were Lodaway DOBBS and Morton DOBBS. Living in Shawneetown with Lodaway (b. 1797 in Georgia) and Morton Dobbs (also b. in Georgia)in 1850 was also a William DOBBS. Does anyone know what the relationship between these DOBBSes is? And specifically, how do Joseph and Louiza fit in? My grandfather also told me that he was fifth generation Cherokee. Perhaps someone knows of a cherokee lady who married a Dobbs man. Any help at all would be greatly appreciated. Don't hesitate to contact me at:

Kim Straight Thu Jan 16 13:41:01 1997
I am researching the following surnames in Giles, Marshall, and Lincoln Counties, TN: COLSTON, COX, HOBBS, MINATREE, HOBBS, NASH, BOLIN. Kim Straight, P.O. Box 49535, Colo. Springs, CO 80949-9535

Judy Henley Phillips Wed Jan 15 07:58:43 1997
STONE - LADD Solomon STONE and wife Elizabeth LADD were both b. c1813. They lived in Bedford Co., TN. She was a dau. of Amos LADD and Anna STONE. Who were his parents? Thanks.

Susan McKenna Wed Jan 15 23:23:43 1997
Looking for any help...will gladly trade info! Smith B. LYNCH b.06 Sept.1840-1850, Bedford Co.,TN. m.Susan R. TURNER...Smith had 3 siblings that I know of: Jarret (no info);Emily(m.McCUTCHEN);James G.LYNCH (LINCH) James G. m.Mary BOLEN. Smith's parents were John LYNCH and Elizabeth BOWLING (no dates/locations) Smith's kids: Mary Ann, James G., Julia, John, Ida Belle (all were born 1871- 1878 in Arkansas & Missouri.)

Ron Schell Wed Jan 15 11:02:18 1997
HOWERTON: Tapley and Elizabeth COX HOWERTON came to the Bedford/Rutherford counties area @1814 from Guilford Co. NC. Children were: Louvenia, b. @1812-1814 in SC; Lovey, b. @1814; William, b. @1816 in TN; Mary, b. @1818 in TN.; Malinda A., b. @1821 in TN., Samuel, b. 3 May 1822 in TN.; Henry, b. @1825-1829 in TN; and Riley, b. @1828-1830 in TN. The family moved to Livingston Co. KY. by 1834 and then to Crittenden Co. KY. I will appreciate any help with this family.

Betty Carter Mon Jan 13 14:23:46 1997
Looking for information on Levi Mitchell who married E. J. Alexander 16 Oct. 1866 in Bedford Co.

JIM STEPHENS Mon Jan 13 10:52:21 1997
Looking for information on a CIVIL WAR UNIT called THE MARSHALL RANGERS. I believe the unit was attached to Company A in McLemores-Starne's 4th Tenn. Calvary Regiment. Interested in Muster Rolls, pensions, diaries, etc. Specifically for William Stephens of Holts Corner - Caney Springs in Marshall County

Jamie Wood Sun Jan 12 13:24:31 1997
I am researching the COLLINS family who lived in Obion County (Union City, TN) in the 1850's-early 1900's. In particular I am trying to find out info on my ggg grandfather LEMUEL (sp?) COLLINS who hunted the indian nations with Davy Crockett. Lemeul married an indian, and had at least one son by the name of LEONARD COLLINS, who married and had two sons, GEORGE E. and DAVID W. COLLINS. Please e-mail me with any info that might be of help....this line is very hard to trace, and the Crockett connection hasn't helped much in finding LEMUEL COLLINS. Thanks in advance for any help!!!

Frances L. Roberts Sun Jan 12 09:24:34 1997
TURPIN, TROLLINGER: James T. Turpin b: ca.1818 Bedford Co TN m: Lucinda Trolinger in Bedford Co. Moved to Dallas Co TX in 1800's. Lucinda descended from John M. Trollinger m: Sarah McAdams. Any info will be appreciated and will exchange info.

sharon willis Sun Jan 12 11:28:44 1997
i am trying to find information on the family of william b. spencer who was born in tennessee in 1832. william was a stone mason. he helped build or rebuild the courthouse in shelbyville.he was married to martha elizabeth holland who was born in tenn in 1840. martha died in shelbyville in 1874. william's children were george oliver, john l., william thomas, lavinia, sarah, martha,margaret (died in 1871 in shelbyville), and mary lou. all the children were born in shelbyville. After martha died in 1874 william and all the children except for martha moved to texas. what happened to martha spencer? in 1854 thomas holland gave some land in shelbyville to martha. i would appreciate any information on spencer, holland and anglin families. i will exhange any info i have. thank you.

sharon willis Sun Jan 12 11:28:51 1997
i am trying to find information on the family of william b. spencer who was born in tennessee in 1832. william was a stone mason. he helped build or rebuild the courthouse in shelbyville.he was married to martha elizabeth holland who was born in tenn in 1840. martha died in shelbyville in 1874. william's children were george oliver, john l., william thomas, lavinia, sarah, martha,margaret (died in 1871 in shelbyville), and mary lou. all the children were born in shelbyville. After martha died in 1874 william and all the children except for martha moved to texas. what happened to martha spencer? in 1854 thomas holland gave some land in shelbyville to martha. i would appreciate any information on spencer, holland and anglin families. i will exhange any info i have. thank you.

Debbie Snyder Sun Jan 12 11:39:05 1997
Looking for any info on Nathan B. Forrest. He is my GG Grandfather. Need to know the connection. I understand that he had two wives. 1)MaryAnn 2) Catherine. He had two children by each of his wives. I believe my lines run through Melvina or Melveena Forrest.

Douglas L. Foster Sun Jan 12 13:46:49 1997
On 20 September 1865 my great grandfather, Almon CANNON, deeded a 112 acre farm in Lincoln County, TN to his brother, Elijah CANNON (Deed Book A-1, page 172). Can someone suggest how I may find how Almon CANNON acquired that farm? I found no deed in which he acquired it. The father of Almon and Elijah was a William CANNON. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Sincerely, Doug Foster (in Calvert City, KY)

Myra Vanderpool Gormley Sun Jan 12 15:22:03 1997
KIMBRO -- I am researching the descendants of James KIMBRO (wife's name unkown) who was born about 1802 and died before 1860, possibly in Texas. He was an adult in 1840 Bedford County, TN census. Known children of James KIMRO are: Berry Kimbro (1821-1894); Rachel Kimbro (b. ca 1823); Wiley Kimbro (b. ca 1826); and William W. Kimbro (1829-1877). I have some information on William W. Kimbro and Berry Kimbro and will be happy to share. James KIMBRO was the son of George KIMBRO and Rachel HOLT, who settle in Bedford County, TN ca 1810-20.

John Beeson Sat Jan 11 05:12:54 1997
HARRIS, Jesse Alexander Seeking any info about Jesse. He lived in Wartrace, Tenn. and his son, Jesse Hubert Harris was born on June 20, 1903 in Wartrace. I know that Jesse (the father) was married to Nettie Jane Haggard (born in Huntsville, Ala.) Hope you can help!

Jim Thompson Sat Jan 11 05:31:56 1997
I am seeking descendants of John HOPKINS who died in Bedford county in 1813; his wife was Elizabeth AUTREY. There were Hopkins in Bedford county as late as 1890 but I cannot make a link.

Jim Thompson Sat Jan 11 05:38:00 1997
I am seeking descendants of Melinda THOMPSON, born in Bedford county about 1846. She may have married a NEALY or a BLANTON. Her father was Joseph Percival THOMPSON and her mother was Myra WALLIS

Bill Hurst Sat Jan 11 11:08:49 1997
Seeking information on James Hurst and family. Supposedly received a land grant in Bedford County after the Revolution. Family history says that he became one of the first settlers along with Colonel Bradley Martin and Captain Matthew Martin.

sharon willis Sat Jan 11 17:17:37 1997
i am researching chashion, tipps, evans, womble, and locke families from moore county. i have been told that there is a book written on the tipps family. the author of this book was a sue matys or sue mathys. i would very much appreciate any information on obtaining a copy of this book. i will gladly buy it. if a copy cannot be purchased is there someone i might hire to xerox it if the copywright has expired. thank you for any help.

Kathy Jones Fri Jan 10 16:11:36 1997
Hi! I am trying to locate ANY information on my ancestors. My great grandfather's name was Lem Bear. He was full blooded Cherokee. The spelling on the first name may be mispelled, another spelling I have seen is Limb. He was a veteran of WWI. A number on his death certificate was 3,237,194; although I have no idea what this number is for. He was inducted at Ft.Thomas Kentucky and served from 7-5-1918 until 11-29-1918 and honorably discharged at Camp Sheridan, AL. with the rank of Private of Co. A, 46th Infantry. His birth date was 1-1-1891, in Union, TN. and he died 8-19-1939 in Jacksboro, Campbell County, TN. He married Mary Della Wallace, who was my great grandmother. He was married one other time to Cordelia Mosley. His father's name was Isaac Bear; Indian name Running Bear. Running Bear was in the Civil War as a blacksmith in the Army. He had a half brother whose name I do not know, but the half brother had a son named Eagle Eye Bear. I do not have much more information than this. Any information at all would really be helful to me at this point. Thanks. My e-mail address is

Sidney Holdrege Fri Jan 10 17:09:18 1997
Seeking information on the ancestry and wife's name of William Hamilton who was in Bedford by 1810 and died there in the 1820's. Some of his sons were Middleton, Hatton, Joseph, Leonary Marbury, and Theophilus. These are names from Prince George's MD. Most of the family migrated to St. Francis Co., AR around 1829.

Gale Judkins Thu Jan 9 21:43:29 1997
Researching the families of POLLOCK and BLANKENSHIP who lived in Bedford Co., TN after migrating from NC/SC. Benjamin A. POLLOCK m.Sarah BLANKENSHIP 1845 in Bedford Co. Among their children were: Frances, James W., Permelia, John....Benjamin and children moved from Bedford to Benton Co.,AR by 1890, after death of Sarah. Will exchange information.

Shannon Wisener Wed Jan 8 08:58:42 1997
William H. Wisener b. 10-12-04 Columbia, TN - need parents, thought to possibly have first name of Paul William H. Wisener, Paul(?) Wisener

Jim Thompson Wed Jan 8 15:04:24 1997
I am searching for any information on John HOPKINS who died in Shelbyville in 1813. He married Elizabeth AUTREY.

Gene Searcy Thu Jan 9 19:13:32 1997
I am interested in the Chilcoat family in the Bellbuckle area. Absalom Benton Chilcoat married 1842-1914 married Sarah Clay Whitaker in June of 1865. Their first child Mary Alleen Chilcoat was born there in 1866 and died in Moose Jaw SK in 1949. I would be interested in contacting any other descendents of this family

GARY ALAN HARBER Mon Jan 6 14:02:45 1997

Cal York Sun Jan 5 12:33:55 1997
Looking for information on a James Latimer born March 22, 1840 in Bedford Co. Tennessee. He Married a Martha Gunn. She was born February 3, 1850 in Hopkins Co. Kentucky. James Latimer's parents were Charles and Lettie Latimer. Thats all I know. I Need help. Thanks.

Terry Cheek Fri Jan 3 14:26:42 1997
I am looking for information on Jeremiah W. and Catherine R. Cheek. Jeremiah was born on 29 May 1813 and married Catherine about 1833. Catherine is supposed to be Cherokee and we have not been able to locate any offical marriage records. I do know they had the following children; Edward Mortimer, Mary Susan, Frances J., Laura A., and Edmond E. Thank you.

David Jacobs Fri Jan 3 15:52:47 1997
I need the parents of George W. Sherrill (1811-1865) who was married to Lucretia F. Weaver (1812-1882). I would also appreciate any info on Lucretia's parents, David Weaver (abt1766-????) and Elizabeth (abt1773-????).

David Jacobs Fri Jan 3 15:57:21 1997
I am a researcher of the following families: Cortner, Jacobs, Sutton, Sherrill, Norvell. Feel free to correspond.

Terry Garrett Fri Jan 3 17:55:30 1997
GARRETT-TYRONE. Seek family of John GARRETT (1791 NC?-c1853 IL?) m 3 Nov 1817 Madison (later Limestone) Co Al Elizabeth TYRONE (1799 Rutherford Co TN -1877 Pope Co IL) dau/Adam m _____; War of 1812 discharged in Fayetteville, Lincoln Co TN; may also have lived in Bedford Co TN where eldest son Benjamin Franklin GARRETT m Emily NASH dau/Travis NASH m Johanna MILLER.

Barry Dunagan Fri Jan 3 22:31:50 1997
Thomas Carlton 1788 1863,married Nancy Wade 1787 1868 CH;Cassa married Carson Patterson/John In Bedford Co. in 1860

Ruth Anne Heeter Wed Jan 1 11:31:21 1997
I am a descendant of William Shook who was born in VA and married Catherine Sears. They moved to TN and. made their home in the District south of French Broad and Holston Rivers, now Knox County. His land lay along Shook Mill Creek (now known as Burnett's Mill Creek) about nine miles from Knoxville. More than 20 years after it is thought he made his home there, and more than 10 years after TN became a state, he finally gained legal possession and a record was made of it on 2/10/1807, recorded as Grant No. 602 on 6/8/1809 (TN Grant Book 1, Pg 602). On Burnett's Creek, near the 1960 home of James B. Bolin, are evidences of an old mill dam, thought to be the site and Wm. Shook's mill on the creek once known as Shook Mill Creek. William and Catherine were parents of 11 children: Margaret 5/29/1766-9/18/1838 1st husband George Allen Brock 2nd husband Anthony Reagor parents of 9 children; William, Jr. 12/11/67- 1840 approx - married Elender Waters parents of 10 children; Abraham Shook 1770-1850to1860 married Mary Donaldson; Isaac Shook; Sarah Shook born 1774 died soon after 1850; Jacob Shook 12/17/1777-12/22/1834 married Eleanor Veach, parents of 7 children; Magdalena married Samuel Montgomery; Mary Ann 12/21/1782 and died before 1845 and married Thomas Carpenter III; Harmon Shook 9/15/1778 married Margaret McMillan in Knox Co on 2/16/1808 (MY GGGG GRANDPARENTS); Jemima who married Rowley McMillan on 3/8/1807 in Knox Co; John Shook who married Catherine Wilson on 8/7/1816. William sold his remainingI land to Joshua Monday on 10/11/1811 and moved to the wilderness - Flat Creek - in Bedford County, TN. He lived here until his death and was buried in the Shook Graveyard. I believe after the Civil War a new Shook family came to Knox County from North Carolina, whereas William came from Virginia (Hampshire County was in Virginia prior to Civil War but are now part of West Virginia). Do I have any cousins out there?

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