Benton County Tennessee

Index to Surnames, Queries and Researchers


BRADFORD, HAWKINS, HURST posted by Derek Frisby , at Email: , on Tuesday, March 2, 1999

I am doing some doctoral research on West TN Unionists during the Civil War and Reconstruction. If you have any information concerning Union activities in West TN, especially from the 6th, 7th, and Bradford's Battalion Cavalry, please contact me. I will certainly credit you in the notes of a future publication. Thank you, Derek Frisby Manchester, TN

WESSON posted by Linda Wesson on Friday, March 5, 1999

Please contact me if you have any information on Wesson family in this area. Looking for family of Henry H. Wesson who married Barbary Barnes in 1840s. Thanks.

WESSON posted by Linda Wesson , at Email: , on Friday, March 5, 1999

Please contact me if you have any information on Wesson family in this area. Looking for family of Henry H. Wesson who married Barbary Barnes in 1840s. Thanks.

AKERS, WHEATLEY posted by Linda Stockdale , at Email: , on Tuesday, March 16, 1999

Need info on Roena J. WHEATLEY, b. 1862 Benton Co., TN, daughter of William H. WHEATLEY and Mary AKERS. Roena married Thomas BROWN in 1876, Benton Co., TN. Known children include James A., b. 1879/80. Thomas and Roena were living in the 9th Dist. in 1880. In 1885 they were listed as heirs in the estate of William W. WHEATLEY.

HAWKINS, STAGNER, WHEATLEY posted by Linda Stockdale , at Email: , on Thursday, March 18, 1999

Need information on Claudia STAGNER, born 1883 Benton County, daughter of Isaac Newton STAGNER and Gilldora WHEATLEY. Gilldora died 1883. Newt remarried and moved to Collin Co., TX leaving Claudia behind with her aunt Bell HAWKINS. Bell and Claudia moved to TX in 1903. Bell died in 1911 and is buried at Crooked Creek Cemetery in Benton County. Need to know if Claudia married and had children, where and when she died.

FARRAR, HORTON posted by Virginia Long , at Email: , on Friday, March 19, 1999

FARROW, Tricy was married to Calhoun HORTON on 7-30-1850 in Benton County, TN. They were my gggrandparents. I understand that Calhoun Horton was born in NC and came to Benton County with his brother Thomas Horton. Thomas later went back to NC. Calhoun and Tricy Horton had several children and later settled in Carroll County TN where I have found them listed in the 1900 Carroll County Census as living with their son, Thomas Andrew Horton and his wife Lonie Baker-Horton and their children.

My mother, now 83, is still living and she remembers her grandmother Tricy very well.

I'm disappointed that the Benton County records on this website indicates that Tricy FARRAR married a Calhoun MELTON and have requested that this record be corrected. From a book titled "TENNESSEE MARRIAGES" found in my local library, I have recorded the correct information.

I would like to hear from any descendants of Tricy FARRAR and Calhoun Horton. I am attempting to trace the lineage of both persons.

AKERS, WHEATLEY posted by Linda Stockdale , at Email: , on Friday, March 19, 1999

Blythe Estella (Stella) WHEATLEY born about 1873 Benton Co., and Maggie WHEATLEY born about 1875 Benton Co., both daughters of William H. WHEATLEY and Mary AKERS. In 1885 these girls were named as heirs on a petition in the estate of William W. WHEATLEY. Did they marry? When did they die and where are they buried? - P.O. Box 95, Big Sandy, TN 38221

HICKS posted by Jerry Hicks , at Email: , on Wednesday, March 31, 1999

Looking for ancesters of William Nelson Hicks, born abt 1719

HERRON, NANCE posted by Kathleen M. Fowler , at Email: , on Thursday, April 1, 1999

Seeking ancestors and siblings of Richard Sanford Nance b. Oct. 22, 1822 in S.C.; m. Ellenor Herron July 6, 1843 in Camden; d. July 24,1884 in Camden. Ellenor was b. Aug. 19, 1829 in TN; d. Jan. 4, 1863 In Camden. Any information would be sincerely appreciated. Thanks! Kathleen - 4208 Pamaleen Drive, New Iberia, LA 70563

TRAYLOR, WYNN posted by Janie , at Email: , on Sunday, April 11, 1999

Looking for info on John Wesley Wynn born 15 Feb 1818 in Benton County. Willing to share data.

MAYNARD posted by Carol Maynard , at Email: , on Monday, April 12, 1999

I am looking for any information about the birthplace and parents of William MAYNARD (born abt 1812). He married Sarah HICKS (One of her names may be Elizabeth). They had a son named William (born abt 1842)who married Nancy Catherine ELLIS.

FERREL, GRAYSON posted by Cathy Warbritton , at Email: , on Tuesday, April 13, 1999

Looking for marriage date of Patsy Ferrell (dau of Veazy and Susannah Sammons Ferrell) to Ambrose Grayson. It would have been before 1838.

BURSEY, DOUGLAS posted by Dan Devault , at Email: , on Sunday, April 18, 1999

Looking for information on Charlie Homer DOUGLAS born Dec 1890 Benton Co., TN, died after 1975 in Carroll Co., TN, married Dovie BURSEY born 1892 Benton Co.??, died 1970 Carroll Co. Need leads on Dovie's ancestors mainly. Any help would be appreciated.

HAWKINS, WHEATLEY posted by Allen Wheatley , at Email: , on Wednesday, April 21, 1999

James K. WHEATLEY(1837-1888) - House, 45th General Assembly, 1887-1889; Representing Benton Co., TN. Died while in office in 1888 and was burried in the Wheatley Cemetery, Benton Co., TN along with many other Wheatley's. Is there an online record of the burrials in the Wheatley Cemetery? I am looking for a A D Wheatley that married a H Hawkins about 1850 and the decendents being found in TX.

HERRIN, RUSHING, WALTERS posted by Brenda J. Walters , at Email: , on Friday, April 23, 1999

I am looking for info on the descendants of Robert T. RUSHING & Sarah Ann (Sallie) WALTERS who lived in Benton Co.TN. He is a descendant of Abel RUSHING b. 1787 Anson Co. NC and Sarah Jane HERRIN.

The children of Robert T. & Sarah A. RUSHING are:
Thomas J. RUSHING b. 1840
William L. RUSHING b. 1842
America Jane RUSHING b. 1844
m. James C. LINDSEY
Elizabeth RUSHING b. 1846
Mary B. RUSHING b. 1850.
m. William H. BRUMMET

Did they leave Benton Co.? Where did they go

MCKELVEY posted by Dee Burr , at Email: , on Wednesday, April 28, 1999

I have just recently begun my McKelvey family. I belive the Martha F. McKelvey is the dau. of John and Mary Ann McKelvey listed in the 1850 Benton Co., TN census Martha was b. ca 1848 in TN. She marries John T. Matthews in 1866 in Lawrence Co., AR. Would like to correspond with anyone connected to this family.

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