Blount County, Tennessee Queries

April 1997

Walker, Harrison, Pilant, Coffman, Montgomery, Davis, Reid

E-Mail:Barbara Walker Ray
Date: Wed Apr 30 1997

Searching for information on the parents, siblings of James WALKER who was in Blount Co. in the late 1700's. He moved in 1805 to Madison Co., AL and died there in 1817. His children were Robert, James, William, John, Samuel, Anna HARRISON/PILANT and Peggy COFFMAN. There may be connections to the DAVIS, MONTGOMERY, and REID families. Any information will be greatly appreciated.

Wallace, Thompson

E-Mail:Sharon Petrie
Date: Wed Apr 30 1997

I am looking for information on a John WALLACE who married a Margaret THOMPSON in 1781. Especially am in need of information on Margaret and any children they may have had. John WALLACE's father is William WALLACE; Wm's brothers were John, Caleb, Oliver, and Thomas. Their father is James WALLACE. The Wallaces had previously resided in Mecklenburg Co. NC. Thanks.

Patterson, Kelley

E-Mail:Martha Hartley
Date: Tue Apr 29 1997

I am researching the last name Patterson: My ggrandmother was Mollie Patterson,her mother Elizabeth Patterson.Elizabeth d.Jan.1 1914 at age 77.She would have been born abt:1837.I don't know Mollies fathers name.Mollie was married in Bradley county to Geor ge H.Kelley from WV.They had at least 3 children born their before moving to Hamilton county.George was a blacksmith.Please email direct if you have any information or if you are a kin.


E-Mail:Glenna Prather
Date: Sun Apr 27 1997

My maternal g-grandfather William Rich b. 1802 NC and wife Keziah (Hampton) Rich b. 1802 NC, m. 1823 NC (County unknown), moved to Monroe County, TN before 1830, were in 1840 Blount County census. He was a Justice of the Peace in Blount County from ca. 18 37-1843. Family records say he died 1846, but no death record has been found. Keziah and children moved to St. Francois Co. before 1850. Children were Sarah Matilda,Lucinda C., Bartley Hampton, Ann C., Robert A., Elizabeth B., William, John C. and Harvey Doke (my grandfather). Would like to find a death or burial record for William Rich.

Bonham, Yarnell

E-Mail:Carol Morrison
Date: Mon Apr 21 1997

Rebecca Burous BONHAM married Isaac Anderson YARNELL IN 1836 in Blount Co. I found a Benjamin and a Martin on the 1830 census. Does anyone know more about the BONHAM's?

Cockran, Greer, Wilson

E-Mail:Michelle Fradella
Date: Tue Apr 22 1997

I am looking for information on the COCHRAN surname. Specifically Paul COCHRAN who married Martha GREER and came from Ireland to North Carolina during the late 1700's. Their son, James Brice COCHRAN b. 11 Oct 1827 in Blount Co, TN, was the father of John Campbell Burnsides COCHRAN (my GGGrandfather) who married Adah Martha WILSON in Camas Prairie (now Glenwood), Klickitat Co, WA.


E-Mail:H.D. Brotzman
Date: Thu Apr 17 1997

Would like all info. possible related to BRIGHT, 1783, md. AMY__?__ca 1802; d.10 July 1878 in Blount Co.--Would like info. on wife, marriage place & date, and his birthplace & date. Believe he had more children but at least these 3 son s: John H(b.1805 in NC; d. June 1850 Monroe Co., Merritt B. (1811-d.1846 Monroe Co.) and Harvey S (b.18 June 1814 NC--d. 11 June 1883 Blount Co.). I am direct descendant of John H. Bright

Bowers, Cowan

E-Mail:Kim Bowers Sat Apr 19 1997
Looking for information on Augustine BOWERS, born ca 1771 in VA. He was a preacher in Blount Co., TN in the early 1800's. Also need info on his son Anderson BOWERS, born ca 1803 in Blounty Co., TN and wife Luvina COWAN, born ca 1808 and their 16 (?) child ren. Interested in any info on BOWERS that lived along the Blount Co./Sevier Co. line around late 1700's - late 1800's.


E-Mail:Dan Linginfelter
Date: Mon Apr 14 1997

Seeking any genealoical information on Jacob and John LINGINFELTER in the late 1700 and early 1800 in and around the Blount County area of Eater Tennessee. Jacob was born in Virgina in 1798 and married Jane Ray in 1822, in Knox County. Also seeking Jacob' s father. Any information on the LINGINFELTER Family would be most helpful.

Holland, Parrish

E-Mail:Linda Knowles
Date: Wed Apr 16 1997

I am searching for those with information on George HOLLAND who is on the 1850 Carroll Co. TN census with children: Lucinda, 1834; Needham, 1836, John William, 1838; Caroline, 1842; Lafayette, 1844; Martha W., 1847, Mary L.,1850. George HOLLAND was born a bt 1809 in N.C. and married a Mary, born abt 1808 in TN. John William was born in Chihawoocy, Blount Co, 2 June 1838 and married Martha Jane Parrish 28 September 1861 in Fannin Co. TX.

O'Daniels, Bottoms, Sloan, Elrod, Idleberger, Keathley

E-Mail:Sally O. Boswell
Date: Sun Apr 13 1997

I am seeking information on any O'DANIELS in BLOUNT CO, TN. My line of O'DANIELS were from NC and migrated to Kentucky and Tennessee about 1820. Any help I can receive on this will be appreciated. Marraige records says these O'DANIELS married into the fam ilies of BOTTOMS, SLOAN, ELROD AND IDLEBERGER AND KEATHLEY

McPeters, Thomas

E-Mail:Jesse Williams
Date: Sun Apr 13 1997

My grandfather, Samuel Clark McPeters, was born in Blount County December 24, 1900 to John McPeters and Laura Bell Thomas. There is a John Mcpeters 13 son of Mary McPeters 34 listed in the 1880 Census for Blount County I am looking for any information on these people.

Payne, Hollinshead

E-Mail:Brenda Farmer Foster
Date: Wed Apr 9 1997

Looking for parents of Asa PAYNE b 1810 NC, m 1834 , Nancy HOLLINSHEAD. In 1850, family is listed in Cherokee Co NC cen rec. There are also about 4 other Payne families listed. Are they related?? Their offstpring lived in the Blount Co Tn area; Townsend a nd Cades Cove areas.
Brenda Farmer Foster, 406 Park Ave, Clinton, TN 37716


E-Mail:Rhoda Dearman
Date: Wed Apr 9 1997

Looking for further information on a Richard DEARMAN who was the Blount Co. commissioner in 1813 and whose home was used as the site of the county elections. Haven't been able to find him in the census indexes. Was he married and who were his children? Ho pe someone can help me!

Bell, Ballard, Scott, Price

E-Mail:Laura Griffith
Date: Mon Apr 7 1997

I'm researching Samuel BALLARD (b. 1818, TN) and wife Nancy SCOTT(b. 1817, TN) - they were mar. in Knox Co. in 1841. Their daughter Ann Eliza BALLARD (b.abt. 1858, TN) married in Blount Co. TN on October 17, 1872 to Joseph Bell. Their son Samuel H. BELL m ar. Cordena " Deannie " PRICE. I would love to hear from anyone that has info on these lines! Feel free to stop by my homepage for more info. on these families at: Thanks!

Shields, McMahan

E-Mail:Beverly Netusil
Date: Mon Apr 7 1997

I am searching for information on W. Sherman Shields, b 26 Feb 1867, d 1923. Married Mary Elizabeth McMahan 7 July 1891. They are my great-great grandparents. Their children, Oscar Cattlet Shields, Virgie Attis Shields Williams, my great grandmother was m aried to Leonard Lewis Williams; Redmond Swain Shields, and Anna Jemima Shields. Any help will be greatly appreciated.


E-Mail:Edna Clack
Date: Tue Apr 8 1997

Does anyone have information on Edward GEORGE who was in the 1830 Blount Census? His family, including siblings?
Thank you. Edna

McCartney, Russell

E-Mail:Nancy C. Adkins
Date: Thu Apr 3 1997

I am looking for anyone with info on: JAMES McCARTNEY who married JANE RUSSELL in 1818 in Blount Co. TN. Thank you very much.

Holston College

E-Mail:Rachel Finger Parmater
Date: Sat Apr 5 1997

Could anyone tell me where Holston College was and what was studied there? I have many relatives buried at the Holston College Cemetery. Please if you have any info please contact me.

Boones, Whitehead, Oats

E-Mail:Kim Boone Duckett
Date: Wed Apr 2 1997

I am looking for information on BOONES who came from Carter County to Blount Co. William Monroe Boone born 7-7-1863 was my great- grandfather. He married Frances Dora Whitehead born 1864. Dora Whiteheads parents were James Whitehead born 1840 and Fannie A rwood. James Whitehead's parents were Thomas Grancer Whitehead born 1813 in Carter Co, he married Elizabeth Oakes on August 23, 1833.I don't know Elizabeth Oakes parents names. I would appreciate any information


E-Mail:John Harms
Date: Tue Apr 1 1997

I'm looing for info on Thomas McCollock and/or his son Thomas Jr. If you are familiar with one or both, please let me know. They owned and farmed land in Rockford from about 1791, until Thomas Jr. left the co in 1863.

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