Blount County, Tennessee Queries
Searching for info on Wife of Caleb CARTER. Caleb lived about 20 miles East of Knoxville, in Blount Co on land adjacent to Edward Chisnutts, John Gillespy and William Gray in 1787. Caleb's children were Levi abt 13, Israel abt 9, Rebecca abt 7 and Sarah abt 4, and a new born Benjamin. The families have been unable to find the name of Caleb's wife..Any help will be appreciated.. Thanks
I am looking for information on the Dobkins surname from about 1785-1840 in Claiborne and surrounding counties. They migrated from Shenendoah, VA in late 1700's. Specifically, I need information on the father of Thomas Dobkins, who migrated to Missouri in 1817.
Martha Jane Hannah m. James Hollis Foster of Franklin Co, TN . Have info that she was born in Blount Co. June 4,1853. Need to locate Hannah family
I and other members of the James Clan have been seeking information on Elijah K. JAMES a/k/a E. K. James for years. He was born about 1793 in VA. By the time time of the War of 1812 he is shown in the mustor rolls of the East TN Militia as being from Blount Co. We do not know the name of his first wife, but they produced at least two children: my great-great grandfather Elisha JAMES, born July 7, 1816, and Washington JAMES, born about 1820. At about the same time they came to AR, we think by flatboat down the Tenn. River, then the Miss. River, and then up the St. Francis River into AR. They were accompanied by the GOODWIN Family from Hanover Co, VA. We would appreciate any information on Eljah JAMES's ancestors, and the name and ancestors of his wife.
Mallicoat, Witcher, Gray, Acuff
James H. MALLICOAT born: ? Va. died Hamilton Co, Tn. 1840 married Rhoda WITCHER born abt.1771 Va. Their children: JAMES MALLICOAT,JR, married ELIZABETH GRAY, LARKIN MALLICOAT born 1795 TN, died before 1880 Cambell Co.,TN married MARY ?. What was her full name? SABRA MALLICOAT born 1804 TN, married 9-05-1821 GRAINGER CO, TN to JOHN ACUFF. Any information on this family please.
Abner Witt left Knoxville around 1800 and moved to the Sale Creek area. His wife may have been Anna Churchwell\Churchill. His son, Charles Wylie married Alabama Gibson in Knoxville. They also moved to Sale Creek. Charles's son, Samuel H. Witt, married Jane Varner and moved to Fentriss Co. about 1849. They joined other relatives there. About 1862 Samuel & Jane moved to Casey County, Ky. & then on to Taylor Co. Ky. Samuel became a preacher & is buried with Jane @ Spurlington Methodist Cemetary in Taylor Co. Ky.
McDannel, McDaniel, Davis
Would appreciate any information about FREDRICK MCDANIEL and LOCKEY DAVIS(b.1803), married in Blount Co. in 1817. The 1850 census lists FREDRICK MCDANIEL 55, LOCKEY 47, DAVID 18, WILL 15, COMODORE T.12, NOAH 10, MARY 26. FREDRICK and LOCKEY were both born in N.C. (The name on the census is spelled McDannel) COMODORE MCDANIEL (b.1838) m. TENNESSEE HUBBARD in Blount County, 1867. COMODORE and TENNESSEE migrated to Van Buren Co. AR in the late 1860's.
Fosha, Fletcher, Robinett
looking for info on Delilah Fosha who married George Robinett
Feb 16 1819 in Blount Co. Who was Delilah's father? May have had a sister named Tabitha. Also, Nancy Ann Fletcher b 1866, married James Madison Robinett. Looking for info on the Fletcher family.
Carlos, Banta, Don Carlos
Looking for the family of Francis 'Fannie' CARLOS or DON CARLOS in Blount Co,TN in the 1820's. Married in Maryville on 28 Dec 1826 to Henry BANTA. She was born in Lebanon, Wilson Co., TN in 1810. He was born 30 May 1808 in Madison Co, KY. She was daughter of Robert Cole Don CARLOS b about 1770. He was in Surrey Co., NC in 1802.
I am searching for information on Willie FANN who was on the 1830 Knox Co. census, living next door to Moses ROADY. Willie's daughter, Eliza, married William B. ROADY in 1838. Some of Willie's descendents may have settled in Blount Co.
I am looking for land records. Thomas COOPER'S will in 1810 indicated he owned a plantation and divided it among his sons, Robert COOPER, Thomas COOPER, David COOPER, John COOPER , James COOPER and William COOPER. The land was next to property owned by George TIMBERMAN. This was in Blount Co. Any information regarding this family, esp. Thomas, would be deeply appreciated.
Birchfield, Burchfield, Worley, Martin
Marr, McMahan, Gwinn, Scott, LaMarr, Greenway, Jefferies, Banks, Bunks, Parkinson
Rice, Hedrick, Borden, Haun
Clark, McCroy, Sparks, Watkins
Myers, Adams, Brewer
Groce, Matheny, Terry
Seeking parents of Zachariah BROOKS, b. c1810 in Blount Co. He moved to Fayette Co,AL, prior to 1831 then to TX c1845. His children's names may provide clues: James Alexander(1834-1877), Jesse Van Buren (1837-1915), George Washington (1840-1912), Christopher Columbus (1842-1895), Martha Jane (1844-1868) and John Valentine BROOKS (c1847-c1885).
McFalls, Ivax, Ivey, Dills
Robinett, Fletcher, Redmond, Fosha
Adams, Bayless, Sevier
Looking for: Zechariah Taylor ADAMS: 1849-1899 (may be Z.T. Adams) Sarah E(lizabeth?)BAYLESS: 1828-1896 (m. Michalel Robert SEVIER 1846)(birth i& m. in Washington Co., death in AR)
Am looking for info on Harvey S. BRIGHT-1814-1883, Married to E.J.GHORMLEY (1828-1893)
Minton, Wynn, Thompson
MINTON family that came from Washington/Lee Cos. VA in 1825-30.
Ebenezer Rev. and sons James, Isaac, several others.James m A Wynn his son Calvin (born 1821) m Rebecca Thompson.Some of family went on to IN then Ohio and MO. Where did Ebenezer and James die? Who was father of A. Wynn lets share info and make the pieces fit!
Sexton, James, Bales
Looking to exchange information on the SEXTON, JAMES and BALES families from Blount Co.,TN. Bob Martin
Looking for information on parents and siblings of James KNIGHT b. 1750 Philadelphia Co., Pa. Married Margaret PRIGMORE 5 Apr 1790 in Green Co., Tenn. Their nine children were all born in Blount Co., Tennessee from 1792 to 1804. Thanks, Judy
Looking for information on the DAVIDSON family of Blount county, TN. Samuel C. Davidson served in War of 1812 from Blount county. His father's name was William Davidson. Looking for marriage records and deed records. I do know from someone else's deed records that William Davidson owned property in Tuckaleechee Cove. Samuel may have also had a brother named William. Any help appreciated.
Abraham & Katherine (1775 PA & 1780) This family lived in Burke Co., NC and BLOUNT CO., TN. Left a will in WAYNE CO., TN in 1836. Listed his children as: Absalom, Isaac, Robert, Sarah (Word), Isabella, Mary, David & James. My gr grandfather was Absalom Patton MELSON b. 1810 in Burke Co., NC and d. 3/18/1865 in Pulaski Co., AR married to Feariba Melita UPTON b. 12/14/1815 in GA d. 10/27/1885 Johnson Co., AR. Is anyone else out there researching this family, too?
Information on the brothers & sisters of Tennessee MCMURRAY.
McConnell's of Blount Co. TN. I am currently researching the familys of Joseph, James, and John MCCONNELL and their spouses & children in the Baker's Creek area of Blount Co. TN. I am willing to exchange information in order to add to my family tree.
Foute, Webster, Bell
I am wondering if someone might have some information (or leads on information) about an early Blount Coounty family? Moses Webster Jr. > and his wife, Mary Bell had a son, John Bell WEBSTER near Knoxville, Knox County, in 1803. John Bell Webster married a Margaret FOUTE in Blount County in 1833. I am trying to trace back the parents and siblings, if any. I have written to the Blount County Historical Society and got back the information on Moses and Mary Bell Webster. I am now trying to push further back. Any ideas? Cheers,
Andrew Jackson BAKER says he was born in Blount Co TN July 4 1845. His obit says he came to MO with parents and 5 sons. Father was also Andrew Jackson Baker b. TN/KY and mother was Sarah E. Love b. TN. Is anyone working on this family?
I am trying to find parents of Zachariah BROOKS, b. c1810 in Blount Co., TN; d. 1888 in Eastland Co., TX. He removed to Alabama prior to 1831, later residing in Fayette Co. He and wife Sarah Ann McGILL had issue: James Alexander (1834), Jesse Van Buren (1837), George Washington (1840), Christopher Columbus (1842), Martha Jane (1844), and John Valentine BROOKS (c1847). Any information will be appreciated & returned in kind.
Looking for information on Peter GARNER, he bought land on Ellejoy Creek in 1825 and died in 1842. His estate papers named William Garner, Eli Garner, Henry Garner, John Garner. Would like to know their relationship to Peter. Also researching Abner Garner b. c 1794 NC
who married Margaret HARDIN in 1815 in Knox Co. Believe he was in Blount Co. in 1820's. Any help appreciated. Carole Mayfield
I am seeking the parents and siblings of Samuel LOGAN and his wife Nancy (Orr) Logan who were in Rhea County by 1812. The family moved to Barry County, MO c. 1836. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I would appreciate any information on the family of James Logan and his wife Betsy. James left a will in Blount County in 1823. Ira
Looking for marriage record of William Lewis TAYLOR and Nancy WEIR in Blount County October 6, 1806. I have been unable to find a record of the marriage. A handwritten document in my possession written in 1806 to the above William Taylor is dated about a month prior to the marriage. I have fairly good records on this family after they settled in Blount Co but have not been able to locate any of Williams siblings if any of them settled in the Blount Co area.
Searching for the family of William Wood Field BRIGHT, born in Blount County, TN in 1840. He served in Ashby's Reg., TN Cavalry, in the WBTS. He settled in Pickens Co, SC. We believe his parents to be David Bright and Jane Key.
My Rev. Soldier, JOHN RIDER, (c1756-1834/36) lived and died in western Blount County. His land was on Baker's Creek, in the part that became Loudon County. My MITCHELL-RIDER cousin thinks he has found his grave. Unfortunately, the gravesite is on the highway right of way and unmarked. We want to put a marker---someplace. Does anyone have any suggestions??? Give me your ideas, please.
Wilson (Wilse), son of Nathan BURCHFIELD, both from Carter Co, TN. Wilse and wife Betty (Elizabeth BAKER BURCHFIELD) buried in Cades Cove, Chestnut Flats area. Wilse moved to Cades Cove, Blount Co, TN ca 1861 and d. 1896. Ch: Anna, Nathan B., Nancy, Dolly, Sam, Ezekiel. Seeking info on Wilse's father Nathan from Yancy Co, NC and other BURCHFIELD/BIRCHFIELDs buried in Cades Cove.
Seek ancestors/descendants of John and Adaline Martha ROMINE who first appear in the 1860 Monroe Co., Sweetwater area of TN. Their children: Edward, Sarah J., Martha and Joseph born 1847-1860, all in TN. Between 1860-1870 Martha moved with her children from Monroe Co., TN to Blount Co. TN, where they were listed on 1870 census of Blount Co., Rockford area of TN in the household of Alexander Boyd. Adaline thought to have been a MATLOCK. She and John were probably married 1840-45. No marriage record has been found to date. Unknown where John and Martha were prior to the 1860 census. Family tradition says John was killed during the Civil War.
Beard, Morrison, Minnis, Samples
I have been unable to go back past my gggrandfather Thomas Casual Morrison (Morsion) or gggrandmother Frances BEARD marriage in Blount County, TN Aug 1799. Their bondsman was George Beard(and I'd like to learn anything about him). I would like to know more about their family history, origin, siblings, etc. I am a grandson of Harvey MORRISON [m. Esther Angelina MINNIS 1872 near Charleston,TN, Harvey was born McMinn Co 1848 to Milton Morrison and Nancy Samples. All of Milton and Nancy's familycame to Cooke & Montague Counties Texas in 1860s and 1870s. Also looking for info about Nancy Ann Samples from eastern TN in mid 1800s. She had a brother Bill. Nancy married Milton Morrison. Milton, Nancy and, I think, Bill SAMPLES all came to TX in 1860s or 1870s. Harvey Morrison born in TN in 1848 came to TX also.
ISAAC THOMAS OF SEVIER COUNTY, TN: I would like to make contact with other descendants and researchers. I am descended from his son John Thomas who married Hannah ANDES. I have a large body of information to share and compare. Cousin Jean
Looking for information on William BOWMAN from Amherst Co. VA. Family stories say he was killed while playing cards. Maybe in the 1830s.
Would like information on any COTTRELL around Lawrence Co during the times of 1825-1900. Am seeking information about Thomas Cottrell that married Mary_____ (probably SHELTON) around 1835-40.I am very new to genealogy and woukd appreciate any help on COTTRELL. Thomas is my g-g-g-g grandfather and (E. L.) Elias Lawrence COTTRELL is my g-g-g grandfather. Am also seeking information on SHELTON in this same time frame. Thanks for you help.
Looking for more information on Isabelle EDDINGTON b. 16 Jan 1798 in Blount Co., TN m. John Fisher GILBREATH in 1815. Who were Isabelle's parents and siblings?
I am looking for the parents of Hiram WILCOX who was born 26 March 1806 in Blount Co,TN. Hiram WILCOX married Mary Ann SMITH 08 August 1828 in Washington Co,TN. Hiram died 12 April 1882 in Cherokee Co, AL. All I have on Mary Ann SMITH is the marriage date.
Thompson, Dolan, Pace
I am looking for more information on the James L. THOMPSON family. He was married to Susan PACE. Their son Emmett Ramsey THOMPSON was born Sept. 11, 1881 in Date: Fri, endsville, Blount Co., TN. Emmett married Nancy Cora DOLAN and they eventually settled in Chattanooga by 1907, where their children were born. I would appreciate any info. on either this THOMPSON or PACE family! Thanks!
Huchins, Waldrop, Huggins
Alfred HUCHINS - NC>GA>NC>TN>? Alfred HUCHINS (also spelled HUGGINS), born Rutherford Co, NC in 1828, married Rachel (possibly a WALDROP). They were in Union Co, GA in the 1850 census, in Cherokee Co, NC for the 1860 census, and in Blount Co, TN in 1870. His children were Joseph, Elisha, William, Pinckney, Elsberry, and Elizabeth. Does anyone have knowledge of Alfred's activities or whereabouts after 1870??
I need information on the Wimberly's in Blount TN I know Major WIMBERLY was born there 31 Oct 1808. I do not know if Major is his name or title. His wife's first name was Mary. Their son was Harris born 10 Mar 1837. I would like any information to expand this data. Thanks
Seeking info on JOHN ARDate: Thu, R BOYSE, born 28 Feb 1784 & died in Osage Co., MO 12 Oct 1866, who lived in Blount and Marion Co., TN. He married MARY SCRIMPTURE. Who was his father. Have info on John ArDate: Thu, r Boyse, will share.
Barnhill, Berry, Phylander, Cummings, O'Conner, Wayman
I am researching the following in Blount Co so any information would be appriciated from fellow researchers:
Jeremiah K. Mosier married Mary Ann Wallace in Bount Co. in June 1824. I believe Mary was a native of Blount Co. and that Jeremiah had migrated from NC, but I am not certain. Jeremiah acted as a Baptist Minister for a few years in Blount Co. They then moved to MO along with Mary's brother, Clark Wallace. I am looking for any information on either Jeremiah or Mary - particularly their parents or siblings. Thanks for any help,
Believe Blount Co. Looking for information on Mignon Boaz, believe in Tenn. and on muster roll of war of 1812 in Tenn. Also, looking for marriage of Mignon Boaz and Sarah Pope in 1812. Also looking for Abednego Boaz believe died in Blount Co. in 1825, any info welcome and thanks
Interested in information on BURRELL BELL who lived in the Blount County area from about 1790 to 1820. He married Sophia YANCY in 1797 and is mentioned in Blount County court records. I would also like to know how he is related to the other Bell families in Blount Co.
Williams, Coope, Jones
My great, great grandfather was Newton Keen WILLIAMS, born 26 Aug 1804. He married first, Jane W. COOPE, 8 Aug 1826, and second, Sarah JONES, 19 June 1845. Both marriages were in Blount Co., Tn. I would like to have any info on any of them and especially, would like to find out who Newton's father was.
Looking for the descendants of James W. MARTIN and wife Maggie E.(MCCULLOCH), married 23 Jan 1890 in Knox County. I know they lived at 1309 Forest Ave.in Knoxville in 1900. Anyone with any informaton regarding the descendants of James and Maggie will be appreciated. Thanks, John McCulloch Harms
Seeking info on Albert W. Gregory first found in TN in Loudon County in their first census of 1880. He was a physician and was married to Mary Lavinia Kelso. Believe his children, William, Emma, Joseph, and Nancy were born in this area. Thanks for any help.
Looking for info on Adam DINSMORE who married Grizzy (Grace) DEBUSK 13
Feb 1806 in Blount Co., TN. Adam was born in 1788 either in Ireland or USA. He was drafted into the War of 1812 in 1814. Living in KY when last daughter, Susan, was born in 1829. Moved his family in @1829 to Vermillion Co. IN where he died in 1854. Grizzy DEBUSK was born in 1788 in VA. She died prior to 1860 in Vermillion Co. IN. Who were Adam's parents? Who were Grizzy's parents?
Whitehead, Gourley, Gregg
Need info on the following unions. The first name was born in Carter Co, but I don't know of the marriages and spouses were born there. Can share info. Larkin WHITEHEAD to Elizabeth? married 1839 John WHITEHEAD to Sidney? Polly WHITEHEAD to Squire WHITEHEAD married 1841 Charity WHITEHEAD to Henry GOURLEY Rachel WHITEHEAD to Jerry HEARON married 1844 Another family Rachel WHITEHEAD to Monroe GREGG Samuel WHITEHEAD to Susan JARRET James WHITEHEAD to Fannie ARROWOOD
E-Mail:J C Carol
I am seeking information on the marriage (in Marysville) of George W KINCAID and Rhoda Elizabeth Love TAYLOR. The marriage took place abt 1876. She is one of the sisters to Gov Alfred Alexander Taylor I'd also like her DOB. She died 10/13/1898.
Minton, Wynn, Thompson
E-Mail:Pattricia Minton Bettis
MINTON family that came from Washington/Lee Cos. VA in 1825-30. Ebenezer Rev. and sons James, Isaac, several others.James m A Wynn his son Calvin (born 1821) m Rebecca Thompson.Some of family went on to IN then Ohio and MO. Where did Ebenezer and James die? Who was father of A. Wynn? Lets share info and make the pieces fit! Patte/ Shreveport
E-Mail:G Fay Burris
Who were the parents, siblings of Silas BURRIS b abt 1816, TN?
Harmon, York, Roach
E-Mail:Gloria "Fay" Burris
Seeking info on Hiram Harmon b abt 1804, NC & d abt 1890 in Campbell Co, TN, m Sarah "Sally" York Oct 25, 1828 in Knox Co, TN. I am in search of Hiram Harmon & Sally York's parents? TN & NC? I have some information on their 11 siblings. Hiram m 2nd Rebecca Roach & there were 4 children from this union.
Lawson, Badgett, Tarwater, Kidd, Simms
I am researching the lawsons, badgetts, tarwaters, kidds of blount county tennessee. I am especially interested in finding out who the wife of samuel badgett's was? they had one son, augustine badgett who married catherine simms. the badgetts came into tennessee from north carolina. the lawsons traveled through south carolina, virginia , and then tennessee, to kentucky, and indiana, and ohio. william lawson was married to lydia tarwater, supposely a cherokee indian maiden. the kidds originated from england, in middlesex,va and other areas in virginia, and some settling in tennessee, the blount county area. if anyone can help with anything please contact me. my address is p. o .box 602, lebanon, ohio 45036
Hembre, Vess, Buff, Glaze, Proffitte, Baxter, Giles, Joyce
James Hembree 1775- VA to SC to NC. Looking for his ancestors, his wife's name and his children. Uriah Hembree 1805- Andreson,SC. died in Cocke Co. Cosby, TN.looking for his ancestors. (is his father James Hembree?) Cyrus Hembree 1848- Walhalla, SC d. 1930 Waynesville, NC. Looking for his decendentds. Rachel Matilda (Vess) Hembree,wife of Cyrus. Looking for her ancestors. Her father's name was George Vess and her mother was Mary Buff. no dates.. NFI. George H Glaze -b.1803 GA moved to SC between 1830 and 1850. Married to Sophronia Elizabeth......? b. 1821. Looking for their descendents and ancestors. William Jackson Proffitt b.1834-in TN d.1870's married Mary Glaze July 15, 1858 in Monroe Co, TN. Looking for ancestors and decendents. James Baxter b. 1794 in GA d. Feb. 1, 1886. Married Rhoda Giles May 1, 1816. Rhoda was b.1796 in NC, her parents were Seth Giles and Alice Joyce. Looking for ancestors. Thank you so much.
Rogers, Clark, Delaney
Dr. Elbert S. Rogers b.7 MAR 1849 d. 3 APR 1915
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