Benton County Tennessee

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CASHEN, SPANN posted by , at Email: , on Saturday, March 1, 2003

I am attempting to trace back my GFather's family. He Was James Leonard Spann b. Benton County, 1883. Raised in Hickman County, KY, Married Bertha May Cashen abt 1903/4. Removed to Craighead County, AR in 1911. Brother named Guy, Please be patient with me as I am extremely new at this.

JAMES, RICH posted by Kathy Shirley , at Email: , on Sunday, March 2, 2003

Help Please I looking for anything on Joseph Rich b. Tn married (unknown)James she was Indian or part indian they had a Daughter Martha b.1865, that is all I know of him and his wife,If anyone can help please email me.

BRINKLEY posted by Hettie Lane , at Email: , on Friday, March 7, 2003

I am trying to locate a Abraham BRINKLEY who lived in and around Camden and Memphis, Tennessee, Abraham had a son named L. T. BRINKLEY. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

BELL posted by , at Email: , on Tuesday, March 11, 2003

Benjamin BELL was born in 1830 in TN and died in 1899. He married Elizabeth (?) and had Mary (1867), Benjamin(1869), Issac(1870) and Sarah (1872). This Elizabeth died giving birth to Sarah in 1872. Benjamin then married Elizabeth ALLEN (b. 1842) and had Hosea (1874), Abner (1876) and Ida (1877). I am looking for information on any of the above BELLs.

DOBSON posted by Dale Self , at Email: , on Saturday, March 15, 2003

I am searching for the line of Alexander Cicil and William Henry Dobson b.8/7/1859, d.11/22/1936.Their line may originate with the Dobsons of east Tennessee.My GGGrandmother was Agnes Dobson.

CAIN posted by Ron Cain , at Email: , on Wednesday, March 19, 2003

My name is Ronald A. Cain and I am trying to do some research my family history. I was surprised that "CAIN" was not listed on your web site.

Here is what I know.
I am the son of Ronald Lee Cain
who is the son of Arie Cain
who I think is the son of Marcellus Cain

I know that my grandfather Arie, was the postmaster in Camden for a number of years and he was very active in the Masons.

I would appreciate any information you may be able to provide.

GIBSON posted by Al Armstrong , at Email: , on Saturday, March 22, 2003

Looking for information on Christopher Columbus Gibson, b. abt 1815 in TN; his wife (unknown); his daughter, Mary Aldonna Gibson, b. May 1876 and any other information.

COOK, YORK posted by Lillie M.(Wallace)Neal , at Email: Lillie M.(Wallace) Neal , on Sunday, March 23, 2003

Hello.I am trying to find any imfo about my 2nd gr-grandmother Alice who was married to William Calvin York b 1846 in BRADLEY CO,TN.Alice had a son either by a previous marriage or out of wedlock named Charley Cook.I know that such things as having children out of wedlock wasn't talked about much back then but I would love to find out anything on my 2nd gr-grandmother Alice & her son Charlie Cook who was my gr-grandfather.William Calvin York was his step-dad.I have some imfo on William but not enough on Alice.I would be very greatful/appreciative for anyone who may help or knows anything about this family to please contact me.I know that Alice and William ("Billy") had 2 or 3 children together,a daughter named Chassie/Chissie York b 1898-99 and another daughter named Willie. Imfo wanted,needed and appreciated.Thanks in advance for time and help

HARRISON, HEADRICK, HEDRICK posted by Jo Humber , at Email: , on Friday, March 28, 2003

Looking for any information about James M. Harrison, b. around 1823 and d. around 1896. Wifes name unknown. Father was William Harrison, b. around 1800. Mothers name was Annie. Daughter Lydia Harrison, b. 1860 married Jacob Hedrick in Newport, Tennessee about 1880.

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