Blount County, Tennessee Queries

From 1996


E-Mail:Jack Moore
Date: Sun, Dec 29, 1996

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


E-Mail:P. Dobkins
Date: Wed, Dec 25, 1996

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.

Foster, Hannah

E-Mail:Dean Hardesty
Date: Thu, Dec 26, 1996

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


E-Mail:Joe James
Date: Sun, Dec 22, 1996

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

E-Mail:Jean Brand
Date: Fri, Dec 20, 1996

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.


E-Mail:Larry Witt
Date: Mon, Dec 16, 1996

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

E-Mail:Pete Stacks
Date: Tue, Dec 10, 1996

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

E-Mail:Judy Gay
Date: Wed, Dec 11, 1996

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.
Appreciate any help.

Carlos, Banta, Don Carlos

E-Mail: Ralph Turner
Date: Thu, Dec 12, 1996

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.

Fann, Roady

E-Mail:Harolda Gibson
Date: Wed, Dec 11, 1996

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.

Cooper, Timberman

E-Mail:Patricia Cooper McGehee
Date: Thu, Dec 12, 1996

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.

Coulter, Nuckols

E-Mail:Bob Nuchols
Date: Tue, Dec 3 1996

I am researching all NUCHOLS and COULTER descendants in and around Blount Co. I have massive databases, and will share what I have.

Patrick, Bausell

E-Mail:Pete H. Patrick
Date: Sat, Nov 30 1996

searching for information on William Ross PATRICK B: 1989 married to Lottie BAUSELL D: 1963/63 in marion va. any information to family tree would be helpful family possibly came from Rusell co,VA.

Birchfield, Burchfield, Worley, Martin

E-Mail:Cindy Beam
Date: Sun, Dec 1 1996

Am researching the BIRCHFIELD/BURCHFIELD family. Florence BIRCHFIELD (b. 12/31/1874)married Stephen Calvin WORLEY on 11/26/1893. Her parents were John BIRCHFIELD (b. 1824)and L. Jane MARTIN (b. 1825) married 5/11/1854. John's father was Thomas BIRCHFIELD. Need lots more information!

Hamilton, Potter

E-Mail:Dawn Peters
Date: Tue, Nov 26 1996

Looking for information on DAVID HAMILTON, born c.1812. He was listed in the 1850, Blount Co census, with wife, Catherine, age 31, John P, 13, Margaret, 11, Isaac W. 9, Polly, 7,Will H. 5, and Darchus, 3,.
Does anyone know if Catherine's maiden name was CATHERINE POTTER?

Rogers, Delaney

E-Mail:Charles Rogers
Date: Sun, Nov 24 1996

ROGERS, Green Berry (colorful name!) Estimated year of birth 1804. Was a master blacksmith, lived in Blountville, had nine children. Belive had a brother, Jacob. My great-grandfather was one of his sons, Dr. Elbert S. ROGERS. Any leads would be appreciated, working to qualify for a First Family of Tennessee Certificate. Green ROGERS was married to Elizabeth DELANEY.
Dr. Elbert S. Rogers b.7 MAR 1849 d. 3 APR 1915 Amelia Hannah Clark b.7 APR 1847 d. 31 MAR 1929 Married in Sullivan CO. 1872. Dr. Rogers had several sons, Charles J., my father, Calvin & Fred, poss others. Dr. died in Park City (Knoxville) is buried in Maryville with his wife, and my father. Would like to trace back on G.B. & Amelia Clark.

Arp, Watson

E-Mail:Bob Chronister
Date: Wed, Nov 20 1996

I am looking for the ARP family. All I know was that an ARP, perhaps James ARP married an Amanda WATSON who I believe was from NC.
Any information on the ARP family regardless would be appreciated.

Marr, McMahan, Gwinn, Scott, LaMarr, Greenway, Jefferies, Banks, Bunks, Parkinson

E-Mail:Nancy Howland
Date: Mon, Nov 18 1996

Searching for any information on any MARR family in TN. My line is Daniel MARR, d. 1827 in MO, and wife Mary, d. ca 1829 MO. Their children were born in Cocke Co. TN. Phebe MARR (sometimes listed as LaMAR) (1780-1866) md. 1801 to William SCOTT (1780-1855), Rebecca MARR, Sarah MARR md. GREENWAY, Polly MARR md. McMAHAN, Vina MARR md. GWINN, John MARR (1794-1867) md. Athaliah GWINN (1792-1844), Thomas MARR md. Mary JEFDate: Fri, ES, Hannah MARR md. Thomas WHITSON, Fatha MARR md. William BANKS or BUNKS, Jesse MARR (1809-1851) md. Catherine PARKINSON (1812- 1896). Some of the children moved to MO, some stayed in TN and lived in Blount Co.
Any info on any of the these names will be welcome.

Sevier, Abston

E-Mail:Brian McDaniel
Date: Mon, Nov 18 1996

I'm looking for any information regarding Lipscomb Petit ABSTON and Mandy SEVIER of Willow Grove TN. They were married about 1840 and Mandy is a direct decendant of the 1st Gov of TN John SEVIER (1745-1815).
This information is important because of a near future adoption.
Brian McDaniel, 9552 So.96th East Ave,Tulsa OK 74133

Bright, Key

E-Mail:Chuck Hunnicutt
Date: Sun, Nov 17 1996

Searching for the parents of David BRIGHT born in about 1809. Had a son William Wood Field BRIGHT. David BRIGHT was married to Jane KEY of Blount Co.

Rice, Hedrick, Borden, Haun

E-Mail:James T. Rice
Date: Thu, Nov 14 1996

Seeking siblings and parents of James Monroe RICE, born 10Aug1803 in TN. He married Sarah HEDRICK in Blount Co,TN in 1828 and was in Sevier in 1830, Blount in 1840 and Knox in 1850. By 1860, he and his entire clan had moved to Blount Co,AL. Daughter, Rebecca, published in 1893 that her paternal grandparents were another James RICE and a Rebecca BORDEN. In the Knox Co,TN census for 1850, the household after JMR's was that of his married daughter, Jane RICE HAUN, which included a Rebecca RICE, age 97, born VA.
Have a good bit of info on the ancestry of Sarah HEDRICK but nothing else on the RICE line. Anyone else possibly researching these folks?
Best Regards, Jim Rice

Clark, McCroy, Sparks, Watkins

E-Mail:Bonnie Clark Catron Date: Thu, Nov 14 1996

Great grandfather James CLARK m. Sarah Elizabeth McCROY I have no info other than names. Also great grandfather John Allen SPARKS m. Mary Mook WATKINS
Sparks Howard


E-Mail:Rocky Chilson
Date: Sat, Nov 16 1996

Need info and address of Houston Family Assoc. In the 1960's this orginazation was headed by Mr. T.M. Johnson,Trotter Road,Knoxville,Tn. Please e-mail reply. Thanks,

Ewing, Thompson

E-Mail:Ann Mitchell Horne
Date: Wed, Nov 13 1996

James EWING married Mary THOMPSON, Blount, 1797. Who were their parents. No 1800 census, so no close records. Any suggestions? Son James married cousin Rachel, moved to Cumberland, IL by 1829.

Myers, Adams, Brewer

E-Mail:V. Allan Endel
Date: Sun, Nov 10 1996

Josiah T. MYERS married Dicey Eliza ADAMS in Blount 1840. Was Jacob G. MMYERS living with Josiah & Dicey in Texas in 1850 his younger brother? Who were their parents? Dicey was the daughter of Lemuel A. and Elizabeth (BREWER) ADAMS. Was Elizabeth the daughter of William Brewer as one cousin has said, or was she the Elizabeth, dau. of his son Oliver, listed as marrying and gone west "Probably to Oregon?"

Groce, Matheny, Terry

E-Mail:Barbara L. Watkins
Date: Sun, Nov 10 1996

Looking for Eemaline(GROCE)TERRY, my GGrandmother, Brother Tom GROCE, sisters Margaret GROCE b 7 Jan. 1850,d 13 September 1881 and Martha J GROCE, b 13 Dec. 1853, d 14 July 1941. Martha's Married name was MATHENY. could have been more in family. My GGrandfather William Carr TERRY, was born 20-Aug.1842, in Jackson Co,TN. Married about 1870. He died 7-Sept.1915, Putnam Co,TN. His father was Joseph TERRY and Mother was Elizabeth TERRY. William Carr was the youngest of of 7 Children. He was buried in smyrna Cemetery,Cookville,TN. My GGrandmother Emaline D. GROCE is supposed to be buried there too. I was there in Sept. for Terry Reunion, and I never did fine her grave. I do not have any information on her at this time.
Barbara L. Watkins,7701 Avenue 384, Dinuba, CA. 93618-9741


E-Mail:Bobby J. Wadsworth Date: Thu, Nov 7 1996

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).
Can you help me?


E-Mail:Gail Garwood
Date: Tue, Nov 5 1996

Seeking info on my ggrandfather Albert W GREGORY. Acording to 1880 census he was a physician in Loudon County and was enumerated with his wife Mary Lavinia and several children including Emma,Joseph and Willie. A marriage date would be most welcome as would any other info. He also appeared, as a physician, in the 1860 Blount County census with children named Frances, Paul, and Elizabeth who must have been his nieces and nephew.

Dobkins, Brickey

E-Mail:Donovan Yingst Date: Fri, Nov 1 1996

Thomas D. DOBKINS was born 1781 in E. TN. According to family tradition He married Mary BRICKEY after her first husband, John McADAMS died (date unknown.). Their first child, John, was born 20 Jan 1811. They moved to MO in 1817 with Mary's father, Girrard, and several other BRICKEYS. Thomas died 1822 in Washington, Co, MO and Mary died in Crawford Co,MO in 1858. Thomas, John and Evan DOBKINS received E.TN Land Grants on Dunn's Creek in Sevier Co. in 1810. Evan possibly was Thomas' father; if not, then it very likely was Reuben DOBKINS in Jefferson Co. I would like to hear from anyone with information about this family.
Donovan Yingst, 12014 Ginger Creek Dr., Boise, ID 83713-3659.

Gray, Wardrobe

E-Mail:Flo DeFoor
Date: Sat, Nov 2 1996

I am seeking information regarding William E. GRAY (born 1755 in Perth, Scotland) who was reportedly married in Blount Co,TN in 1781 to a widow, Eleanor (WARDROBE) BLACKBURN.

McFalls, Ivax, Ivey, Dills

Date: Sat, Nov 2 1996

I am searching for any and all Information about John McFALLS. He was born in Clay Co,NC the year of 1834. It is rumored that he was married to an Indian woman by the name of Mary IVAX (IVEY). I can not comfirm this. I am trying to find this to be true or false. I do know he was married to Margarette DILLS, and had eight sons. Four of which were born somewhere in TN. They are William, George, Marrion, and Lewis.

Chandler, Sellers

E-Mail:Eldon Edgin
Date: Sat, Nov 2 1996

Looking for any information concerning the CHANDLER, CHILDRESS, MAY, or SELLERS families of Grainger, Blount and Knox Cos. I would be very happy to share.
Looking for information concerning my gg grandfather, Joseph Thomas CHANDLER who was born in 1821 in Grainger Co,TN. He married Amie Ann SELLERS in Grainger Co. in 1843. He died in Blount Co,TN in 1868 as a result of wounds incurred in his service in the Confederate army. There were other CHANDLERS in Blount Co. at the time. How was Joseph Thomas CHANDLER related to these CHANDLERS?
Any help appreciated. Eldon Edgin in Dallas, Texas

Robinett, Fletcher, Redmond, Fosha

E-Mail:Judy Gay
Date: Sat, Nov 2 1996

George Robinett babout 1795 m Della (Delila Fosha) 2/16/1819
James Moses Robinett b11/4/1826 m.1.Mary E Yearwood 2.Anna Redmond
Son James Madison Robinett b10/22/1853/4 m.Nancy Ann Fletcher b9/15/1866
Any info on any of these greatly appreciated


E-Mail:Bill Oliver
Date: Wed, Aug 14 1996

William WITTENBERG and William P WITTENBERG, Blount co, TN before the Civil War; Johnson county, IL after the WBTS.

Adams, Bayless, Sevier

E-Mail:Frank Adams
Date: Mon, Aug 26 1996

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)

Bright, Ghormley

E-Mail:Gail White
Date: Wed, Sep 4 1996

Am looking for info on Harvey S. BRIGHT-1814-1883, Married to E.J.GHORMLEY (1828-1893)

Minton, Wynn, Thompson

E-Mail:Pattricia Minton Bettis
Date: Fri, Sep 6 1996

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

E-Mail:Robert Doud Martin Date: Sat, Sep 7 1996

Looking to exchange information on the SEXTON, JAMES and BALES families from Blount Co.,TN. Bob Martin

Knight, Prigmore

E-Mail:Judy Pons
Date: Sat, Sep 7 1996

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


Date: Sun, Sep 8 1996

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.


E-Mail:Linda Yoblonsky
Date: Wed, Sep 11 1996

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?


E-Mail:Joe Hitch
Date: Sat, Sep 14 1996

Information on the brothers & sisters of Tennessee MCMURRAY.


E-Mail:Aline Bergemann
Date: Sat, Sep 14 1996

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

E-Mail:Chuck Morehouse
Date: Mon, Sep 16 1996

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,


E-Mail:Beth Haring
Date: Mon, Sep 16 1996

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?

Brooks, McGill

E-Mail:Bobby J. Wadsworth
Date: Mon, Sep 16 1996

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.

Garner, Hardin

E-Mail:Carole Mayfield
Date: Tue, Sep 17 1996

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


E-Mail:Grover Pope
Date: Thu, Sep 19 1996
Would someone in the Bount Co. area look at the Marriage records for me. My forth great g-father was in this area when married, have never been able to find this marriage record. Joshua ASHMORE Married Mary ??? in 1795/96. If anyone is researching the Ashmore Name I will be glad to share information.


E-Mail:Ira C. Nickle
Date: Wed, Sep 18 1996

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

Taylor, Weir

E-Mail:J. Edward Taylor
Date: Thu, Sep 19 1996

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.
Also need information on adopted son named Joseph Griffen(Griffin). Adoption records are dated in 1808. I am looking for any information that I can find on the descendants of Joseph Griffin(Griffen)Taylor. The family settled in Polk County in the 1830s. The family first settled in the town of Columbus Tn. and then in the Benton area. Many of the family are still living in the general Polk County area but I have found no record of Joseph after they left Blount County around 1819. I would appreciate any information that might indicate what happened to Joseph.


E-Mail: Susan Igel
Date: Thu, Sep 19 1996

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.


E-Mail:Wanda J. Shelton
Date: Sun, Sep 22 1996

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.


E-Mail:Steve Sherwood
Date: Wed, Sep 25 1996

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.


E-Mail:Marti Graham
Date: Fri, Sep 27 1996

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

E-Mail:Bill Morrison
Date: Fri, Sep 27 1996

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.

Thomas, Andes

E-Mail:Jean Shanelec
Date: Sat, Oct 5 1996

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


E-Mail:Ray Bowman
Date: Sun, Oct 6 1996

Looking for information on William BOWMAN from Amherst Co. VA. Family stories say he was killed while playing cards. Maybe in the 1830s.

Cottrell, Shelton

E-Mail:Billy Cottrell
Date: Tue, Oct 8 1996

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.

Gilbreath, Eddington

E-Mail:Ginny Humes
Date: Wed, Oct 9 1996

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?

Wilcox, Smith

E-Mail:Mary Russell
Date: Fri, Oct 11 1996

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

E-Mail:Laura W. Griffith Date: Thu, Oct 10 1996

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

Date: Sat, Oct 12 1996

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??


E-Mail:Susan Simmons
Date: Sun, Oct 13 1996

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

Boyse, Scrimpture

E-Mail:Sandra Boyse
Date: Mon, Oct 14 1996

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

E-Mail:Tami Ramsey
Date: Sat, Oct 19 1996

I am researching the following in Blount Co so any information would be appriciated from fellow researchers:
BARNHILL - Matthew W.B. b.1824 Frances Eliza b.1851 William b.1787
BERRY - George Mary b. 1756 Rebecca b. March 24, 1784 Thomas
CUMMINGS - Andrew S. b. 1760 Elizibeth M. b. 1817 Ellen W. b.1839 Harriet Newel b. 1821 Isabella Susan b. 1817 Jane E.P. b.1816 Jane Paxton b. 1842 Nancy Lorinda b.1830 Rebecca B. b.1840 Samuel B. b.1847
PHYLANDER- Thomas b.1845 William b.1816 William b.1874
O'CONNER - Elizibeth b. 1795
WAYMAN - Rachel Lavina b.1838

Mosier, Wallace

E-Mail:Robert Mosier
Date: Sat, Oct 19 1996

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,

Boaz, Pope

E-Mail:Dee Townsend
Date: Sat, Oct 19 1996

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

Bell, Yancy

E-Mail:Doug Bell
Date: Tue, Oct 22 1996

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

E-Mail:Martha Ledbetter
Date: Wed, Oct 23 1996

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.

Martin, McCulloch

E-Mail:John Harms
Date: Fri, Oct 25 1996

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 Knoxville in 1900. Anyone with any informaton regarding the descendants of James and Maggie will be appreciated. Thanks, John McCulloch Harms


E-Mail:Gail Garwood
Date: Sun, Oct 27 1996

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.

Dinsmore, Debusk

E-Mail:Elinor Svihla
Date: Wed, Oct 30 1996

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?
According to Susan's obituary, she had 18 brothers and sisters (some of the names were David B.; James; Elizabeth; Elias; Adam F; Rachael; Elisa Jane. Any info on these two families would be appreciated.

Whitehead, Gourley, Gregg

E-Mail:Claudia B. Carson
Date: Tue, Oct 29 1996

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

Taylor, Kincaid

E-Mail:J C Carol
Date: Fri, Oct 18 1996

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
Date: Fri, Sep 6 1996

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
Date: Mon, Sep 2 1996

Who were the parents, siblings of Silas BURRIS b abt 1816, TN?

Harmon, York, Roach

E-Mail:Gloria "Fay" Burris
Date: Wed, Aug 28 1996

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

E-Mail:Tami Steele Dyer
Date: Fri, Aug 16 1996

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

E-Mail:James F.Baxter
Date: Tue, Aug 6 1996

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

E-Mail:Charles Rogers
Date: Tue, Aug 20 1996

Dr. Elbert S. Rogers b.7 MAR 1849 d. 3 APR 1915
Amelia Hannah Clark b.7 APR 1847 d. 31 MAR 1929
Married in Sullivan CO. 1872. Parents of Dr. Rogers are: G.B.Rogers and Elizabeth Delaney. Dr. Rogers had several sons, Charles J., my father, Calvin and Fred, poss others. Dr. died in Park City (Knoxville) is buried in Maryville with his wife, and my father. Would like to trace back on G.B. and Amelia Clark.

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