Blount County, Tennessee Queries

January 1998

Broyles, Mitchell, Rigney

E-MAIL:Dusty Smith
Other queries by Dusty Smith

Am searching my Rigney ancestors. Only have limited info - and am not positive whether they were in Ky or Tn.


E-MAIL:Lissa Christenberry
Date: 01/30/98
Other queries by Lissa Christenberry

There are SKINNERS in Blount Co that are related to SKINNERS in Monroe Co. I am interested in finding any info on Martha Long SKINNER. Any other info on SKINNERS will be helpful also.

Grills, Smith

E-MAIL:Dusty Smith
Date: 01/29/98
Other queries by Dusty Smith

The family I am researching is that of William Henry Smith m.Sarah Elizabeth Grills. Children: Charles David Smith, Lee Smith (or John Lee), Mitchell B. Smith- b1889, Viola Smith 1892-1976, Lillie Smith 1895-1983, Mary Smith.
William Henry died between 1895 and 1901 and Sarah E. gave Charles David to a family headed by Felt PAYNE and Mitchell to a family headed by Dan FLEENOR, "neighbors" of the SMITH family. Charles - my grandfather- ran away from the Payne's , but Mitchell was raised by the Fleenor's.
Sarah Elizabeth m. a James B. White. Together they ran a boarding house in a place called "COAL CREEK,TN. - between Lake City and Lafollette, Tn.) James B. White and Sarah Elizabeth had one child born approx. 1905 - female Leona White. Can anyone h elp. Your assistance much appreciated. Thank you


E-MAIL:S. Smith Stallard
Date: 01/29/98
Other queries by S.Smith Stallard

William & Sarah SMITH had 9 children,8 born in Cades Cove,TN 9th born after they moved to Osage County,MO. Sarah's last name unknown, think Wm. was born in N.C. Children: Hamilton,1821; Sela,1822; John,1824; Mathilde,1825;twins-Lowery & Sevier,18 28; Russell,1830;Lois,1832; Phoebe,1836.
All buried in Osage county,MO. Looking for Sarah's maiden name and parents of both. Location of farm or anything with their life in TN. Thanks, SSS

Cundiff, Duncan

E-MAIL:Helen Lewis
Date: 01/27/98
Other queries by Helen Lewis

Dianna CUNDIFF m. Jesse DUNCAN in 1835 in Owen Co., Ind. Believe Dianna connected to a VA/KY Cundiff family who had lines go to Blount Co., Tenn. before 1830. Need ANY Cundiff family lines who were there.

Aikiridge, Akridge, Acridge, Ackridge, Pressley

E-MAIL:Joan Acridge
Date: 01/27/98
Other queries by Joan Acridge

Reserching ACRIDGE, particularly William and the name has various spellings. He married a Julitha PRESSLEY.


Date: 01/25/98
Other queries by James

Looking for info on David Maze in Blount co TN before 1850.


E-MAIL:Carolyn Rogers
Date: 01/21/98
Other queries by Carolyn Rogers

The COULSONS were in this Co in the early 1800's have much COULSON information to share.

McQuage, McQuaig

Date: 01/20/98
Other queries by J.Thomas

Searching for info on Malcolm McQuage who was in Blount County by 1826 on Six Mile Creek. In 1830 census aged 60-70 yrs. Prob. had son William, shown in same census. Where did they go? Did they have a daughter who married Andrew Lyle Anderson? Any in fo appreciated.
J. E. Thomas, 1404 Amerine Rd, Maryville TN 37804.


Date: 01/19/98
Other queries by J.H.Craft

Searching for any info on Elias CRAFT, b Bef 1795 in SC. Enlisted for his second term (1814)in War of 1812 from Blount Co., TN. Married Polly Kilbourne 1816 in Blount Co., served on Jury at Maryville in 1818. His widow re-married in 1826. Any info will be appreciated.

Allison, Goddard, Hitch, McLain

E-MAIL:Kevin White
Date: 01/18/98
Other queries by Kevin White

Seeking info re: McLAIN, Napoleon Bonaparte, b 1821-5 TN ?Blount Co?, m (family says) Robena Dorthula GODDARD or (Blount Co Marriages says) Dorthula HITCH Blount Co 5/16/1843, at least 6 children, all born Blount Co TN: 1. John Eagleton McLAIN, b1844 Bl ount Co TN d1909 NC m.1866 NC Margaret Catherine ALLISON 1843-1922, 8 daughters, 1 son; 2. Elizabeth b ca1845,3. Sarah Anne b ca1849,4. Laura b ca1850,5. James b ca1857,6. Nancy b ca1860
Any relation to Thomas McLAIN, RevWar Vet of Sullivan Co TN, d1824????
Any information re any of the above would be very welcome. Will gladly share what I have. Thanks and good luck to all!!!
Kevin White 295 Cumberland Avenue Asheville, N. C. 28801

Wetzel, Whetsell

E-MAIL:Jeralyn Lillard
Date: 01/18/98
Other queries by Jeralyn Lillard

I am researching the family name of WETZEL/WHETSELL and STRAW. Peter Wetzel was born in MD approx 1768-9 and married Elizabeth (?) ca 1790-2 in MD. Peter and Elizabeth were in Wythe Co. VA from 1798 until his death in 1837. Peter and Elizabeth STRAW WETZ EL had one son Jesse b:1811 in VA and is buried in Blount Co. along with his wife Teressa CORMANY WETZEL and mother Elizabeth WETZEL. Believe children to be: Lucinda E. Ephriam Peter, James Wilson, Martin Frank, William Levy, Sarah Catherine, Mary Ann, John R. and Isaac. H. Jeralyn W. Lillard
Would like to correspond with anyone researching the name WETZEL Thanks

Dunn, Ridens

E-MAIL:Pat Dunn
Date: 01/16/98
Other queries by Pat Dunn

I would info James Dunn 1823-1869 that m.Elizabeth Ridens in 1842.What Im really looking for is before Daniel Dunn born in Henrico Co.Va.1761. Thats as far back as I got. Thanks Pat Dunn


E-MAIL:Myra Chambers
Date: 01/15/98
Other queries by Myra Chambers

David B. Tipton b. TN m. Sarah (Salley) Janes in 1823 in Blount Co., TN. Listed in AL census for 1850.

Carey, Lebow

Date: 01/11/98
Other queries by M.L.Hardy

looking for family of Pauline CAREY. She married E.C.Lebow.lived in knoxville,died in 1930 is buried in lenoir city. she had two kids,virgil and margarte. my mother is 74 and would like to know something about her.please help. M.L.Hardy POBox 171 E.FlatRo ck NC 28726 704-697-5894

Hunt, Tucker

E-MAIL:Sandra Ratledge
Date: 01/10/98
Other queries by Sandra Ratledge

Wish to contact anyone researching the following ancestors: Edmond Tucker (1828-1897) m Louisa Hunt and his bro. Richard C. Tucker (1839-1879) m Martha A. Hackney. Both are sons of WM Tucker (1795-185?) & Nancy Tucker. Nancy appears on 1850 & ' 60 Blount CO census as widow in her son Richard's household. Richard Tucker is buried at New Providence Cemetery in Maryville, TN. Would like to exchange info & learn where Nancy & WM Tucker are buried. Thanks!

Ledger, Reed

Date: 01/7/98
Other queries by Christy

Looking for relative of my grandmother, Laura Reed she was born abt 1894 and married W.T. Ledger in Blount county. Her father's name was Efram A. Reed but I have no info on her mother. Any help would be appreciated.

Hodson, Hodsden, Mitchel, Mitchell

E-MAIL:June Callan
Date: 01/5/98
Other queries by June Callan

I am looking for info on Margaret MITCHEL/MITCHELL b.1846 Blount County,TN; died 1899 TX. She married Maston Porter HODSON son of Robert Hatton HODSDEN b. 1806 Isle of Wight, VA. They had 11 children. She was my ggm. Any information is greatly appreciated.

Keeble, Wells

E-MAIL:Gary R. Grimes
Date: 01/4/98
Other queries by Gary R. Grimes

I am seeking information on my grandparents, Melvin KEEBLE and Dona WELLS, who I believe are from Sevier County but may have lived in Blount County.

Blankinship, Lea

E-MAIL:Paul Kelley
Date: 01/3/98
Other queries by Paul Kelley

Who were parents of Nancy LEA m. Spencer BLANKINSHIP,Jr. in Blount Co. in 1843. Their children were Louisa, Malinda, Mary, Martha, James, and Jefferson D.


E-MAIL:Joe Walker
Date: 01/2/98
Other queries by Joe Walker

Searching for line that includes William Houston WALKER born Blount Co 1788. Married Polly BECK born 1789. Eighteen children. My ancestor William Houston WALKER II born 1818 Blount Co moved to McMinn Co near Spring Creek area. If you have a WALKER, BECK i n your line in that time era - drop me a line - Thanks ! Joe Walker

Nichols, Norton

E-MAIL:Lori Clay
Date: 01/1/98
Other queries by Lori Clay

Looking for information on William NICHOLS that m.Sally NORTON in 1820 in Blount Co., TN. If I have the correct spouse for William NICHOLS then she died aft 1840.

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