Blount County, Tennessee Queries

June 1998


E-MAIL:Jerry Ferren
Date: 06/30/98
Other queries by Jerry Ferren

Seeking information about the ancestors, siblings and descendants for the following Blount County people. FRITSCHLE, Jan Brooke 9 NOV 1950 and FRITSCHLE, Elizabeth Sue 30 NOV 1952.


Date: 06/28/98
Other queries by Wayne HOLLENSWORTH

I am searching for information on Hughs BURKE or Sally BURKE. Sally Burke married Enoch HOLLINGSWORTH on July 21, 1830. Hughs is on the 1830 census. thanks Wayne
I am searching for information on Enoch Hollingsworth who married Sally Burk on 21July 1830 in Blount County. Does the original marriage certificates still exists and how to get a copy? The subsequently moved to north Ga then to Southwest Arkansas. Than ks


Date: 06/28/98
Other queries by NEWBERRY

I am looking for information on Stephen C. Newberry who married Barbary Rose in Blount Co. Aug. 6, 1839. I would like to know Stephen's parents and Barbary's parents. They had 7 children listed on the 1860 Blount Co. census.


E-MAIL: Dan Guider
Date: 06/24/98
Other queries by Dan Guider

My great-great grandfather was Joseph Gryder (1816-1880). He was born in Va. He married Ann Eliza Tuck in Blount Co. in 1846. I am searching for his father and mother's names etc. They lived in Morganton in 1860-1880, which was in Blount Co.


E-MAIL: Diana Goldenberg
Date: 06/21/98
Other queries by Diana Goldenberg

PESTERFIELD: Seeking information regarding early TN PESTERFIELD parents and/or siblings of James PESTERFIELD, b TN 1802 m. Lavina Newborough in Hamilton Co, OH, CHILDREN: Mary Ellen b. 1839 OH; James Henry b 1843 OH, Anne L b. 1844 OH, John W. b. 1847 OH, Hannah L. b 1848 OH, George b 1850 OH, Levina b 1850 OH; moved to Mason Co. IL around 1857.

Byrd, Beets

E-MAIL:Elizabeth Walters
Date: 06/17/98
Other queries by Elizabeth Walters

I am looking for any information on George Washington Byrd,b.5/9/1855 in Blount Co.,TN.Would like to learn who his parents were,siblings,and more information on George Byrd.He married Nancy Carolyn Beets on 7/28/1883 in Knox Co.,TN.They had 7 children,Lom , Pearl, Flora Jane,Miranda Emma, Ernest, Maggie & Maynard.Would appreciate any information on this family.


E-MAIL: Jane Hufstetler
Date: 06/17/98
Other queries by Jane Hufstetler

Looking for ancestors of Samuel M. HUFSTETLER born 1834 in Blount Co.,TN. His father was Adam M. HUFSTETLER, born in NC. Have read that a Henry HUFSTETLER was in Bount Co. around the same time.Could this be Adam's father or were there others there also?


E-MAIL:Vicki Jones
Date: 06/15/98
Other queries by Vicki Jones

I am interested in any info on Col. John TIPTON'S second son Benjamin TIPTON (1755-1807)and his line of descendants. Benjamin settled in Blount County and is buried at the Ellejoy Cemetery. His second wife was Rebecca Ray. I am a descendant of their youn gest son John Butler TIPTON(1789-1871) and his wife Martha Cusick. John and Martha had a son Jacob Tipton (1815-1882). Jacob married Dorcas Davis and had 10 children. Their son Benjamin TIPTON 1843-1931 married Sarah Ellen DIXON 1849-1896 in 1866. Sara h's father was David DIXON and her mother was Betsy (I think). I have been told that Sarah Ellen's mother was part Cherokee and I am very interested in any information about her and her family. Please e-mail me with any info at Thanks Vi cki Jones


E-MAIL: Diana Rawlins
Date: 06/11/98
Other queries by Diana Rawlins

Need help. David MILLER, b. ca. 1730 d. March 1819,Blount Co., Tenn. m. Martha WASHINGTON. She d. ca. 1811, Blount Co., Tenn. She was m. 1st to James Wylie of Mecklenburg, NC & New River, Boutetourt Co., Va. his will in Mecklenburg Co. 31 Dec. 1771. M ILLER children: Isabella Miller m. Baldwein Harle II; Elizabeth Miller m. George W. Taylor where; Andrew Miller may have m. Sally Scott 23 Sept. 1813, Blount Co., but wife also given as Elizabeth Blount an indian. The WYLIE children were Harris McKinley Wylie; John Wylie; Thomas Wylie; Robert Wylie moved to Greene Co., Tenn.; Jane Wylie m. Franci McCall; Martha Wylie m. Henry Miller; Margaret Wylie m. James Hall and James Wylie. I need help! What is the connection on the WASHINGTON line to George Washin gton?


E-MAIL: Melissa Albach
Date: 06/09/98
Other queries by Melissa Albach

I am seeking any info on TARWATERs in Blount Co. Some were known to have lived here in the late 1700's through mid 1800's (at least). thanks, *melissa


EMail: Earline VanWinkle Young
Date: 06/08/98
Other queries by Earline VanWinkle Young

I am searching for info on a JOHN H. BORING bn 1820 in Va. His Wife ABIGAIL was bn. in Tn in 1830. Their children MARK bn 1866, PATRICK HENRY bn. 1861, ROSA bn. 1871, JAMES DANIEL BN. 1862, MARY E. bn 1869 were all bn in Tn. The only documentation I have in this family is the Bledsoe Co. 1880 census and a few deeds 1880 and after in Bledsoe. This family is a puzzle. Where did they live before they came to Bledsoe Co. I have checked the Index for the Tn. Census and they are not there. Anything would be he l ful,, Thanks Earline


E-MAIL: Jack Garst
Date: 06/04/98
Other queries by Jack Garst

Thomas Blackburn (b C1765, VA) is shown 1830 TN census (Blount Co.) Trying to show if he is same Thomas 1810-20 KY censuses. Appreciate help with property records, law suits, death records(c1840, Blount Co.?), wills, wife and childrens names, interment, e ct


E-MAIL: Martha Russell
Date: 06/03/98
Other queries by Martha Russell

ISAIAH WALKER b.1771 Va. married ELIZABETH MURPHY Washington Co.,Va. 1793. In Blount Co.,Tn. 1801-1805 with JOSEPH,JOHN,JAMES,ROBERT WALKER. Moved to SW Point(now Kingston,Tn.) by 1810 and on to Blount and Jackson Cos.Ala. by 1830. ISAIAH AND ELIZABET H's Children: Hiram, Landon, George W., James, Robert, Sally, Selina, Charlotte, Elizabeth, Thomas. ISAIAH AND ELIZABETH died Marshall Co.,Ala. My gr.grandfather George W. migrated to Texas in 1852. Does anyone know ISAIAH's parents or siblings? Does he come from Rockbridge Co.,Va.? HELP.


E-MAIL: Daniel K. Edwards
Date: 06/01/98
Other queries by Daniel K. Edwards

Searching parents of Jarred HUFFMAN and Margaret FRESHOUR/FRUSHOUR. Reportedly m. in Blount Co. 1815. Jarred served War of 1812. They moved to IN then to Douglas Co., MO. Children include Jarred (Jr.) who m. Catherine BUTLER in MO. Please s-Mail me: 123 7 Ocotillo Dr. El Centro, CA 92243


E-MAIL: Kevin Spark
Date: 06/01/98
Other queries by Kevin Spark

I am searching for the parents of William SPARKS (born 1855). William was born in Tennessee and eventually moved to Clark Co., Indiana. An on-line search of the 1860 Blount Co. census hits on a SPARKS family but site is still under construction and have't been able to research further.

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