Clay County, Tennessee Queries

July - November 1998

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BUTLER, Bailey: I am looking for the parents of Bailey Butler. He isburied at Butler's Landing, Clay County, Tennessee. He died in theearly 1800's.
Tommie Uselton -- 5712 Victory , Marshall, TX 75672
Submitted on Mon Nov 30 22:51:37 EST 1998


I am the great grandson of John Condra BILES b.1830 d.1912, married to Martha Patsy BROWNING b.1832 d.1915. I am looking for their burial places. I believe it to be Clay Co. TN. Also, I am looking for any geneological information on their parents, grandparents, etc. My Grandfather was Pleas T. BILES b.1871 d.1950, he was married to Nellie FORD b.1883 d.1947(They lived and were buried in Gamaleil,KY)
D. Steve Biles
Submitted on Fri Nov 27 14:52:40 EST 1998


Looking for information on the Basil (bazel) family
Jerri Thompson -- 622 Kirby Thompson Rd, Alva, FL 33920
Submitted on Fri Nov 20 15:23:10 EST 1998


Seeking information on Josephine Adeline RAILEY, who married Evan D. FROGGE in Clay County, Tn on 1 Nov 1891. Would love to find out who her parents and siblings were. After the marriage, she moved with her husband back to his home in Ky. If these facts fit in with anyone's data base, please let me hear from you. Many thanks and happy hunting to all .
Jill Harper
Submitted on Mon Nov 2 07:27:01 EST 1998


I would appreciate any information on the SILCOX family, especially William Wyatt Silcox who was married to Serena Ann Likens and lived with Richard Silcox in Clay County in 1880. I also would like to know anything about Serena Ann LIKENS and William HEAD, who was married to Betty Savage and had a daughter, Mary Francis Head.
Joyce Cox -- P.O. Box 303, Gallatin, TN 37066
Submitted on Fri Oct 30 16:55:15 EST 1998


I am searching for information on my Grandfather. His birth name wasWilliam S Williams, son of Ellen/Eda Williams. Her parents were Jacoband Malvina Williams. He was born in 1866 and I was told in Celina.Does anyone have any birth records or census for that area? I wouldappreciate any information.
Judy Harvey
Submitted on Wed Oct 28 20:11:26 EST 1998


I am searching for ancestors of my grandmother, Rebecca "Beckie" JOHNSON. She was born June 15, 1878, Died Feb 23, 1927 and is Buried at Mount Vernon Cemetary in Clay County TN. She had a brother named Tom JOHNSON and a sister named Matilda "Tilda" JOHNSON. Rebecca JOHNSON was married to Billie KIRBY May 2, 1893. They had two children, Lizzie KIRBY and Tom KIRBY. Later known as Lizzie JOHNSON and Tom JOHNSON, taking their mother's name after their father disappeared, presumed dead. Lizzie, born Dec 28, 1897 and Died September 23, 1960, Buried in Mt Vernon Cemetary,Clay CO. Lizzie married Andrew EVANS. Thomas, birthdate, unsure at this time, but he was about 2 years younger than Lizzie. (I am just getting started with research, so please bear with me). Grandmother later had 3 chilren with Cyrus H RUSH. They are Martha, b June 1901; George Bedford b Sept 1904 and Maudie Mary. These children also went by the last name JOHNSON
Linda (JOHNSON) Edmondson
Submitted on Tue Oct 27 23:12:14 EST 1998


I'm looking for any and all information on a Lou CHERRY b.1895, died 1918 in Whitewright,Tx. while on a train trip, married to Willie Clay Brown b.April 8 1892. This is my grandmother's Biological Mother.We know Lou's mother's name is Ruthie Ann Cherry,but do not know her maiden name.
Melissa Mangrum
Submitted on Tue Oct 27 18:53:02 EST 1998


Looking for info on Lucy Alice WOOD(S), born March 22, 1886 in Clay County, TN. By 1902, she was in Robertson Co. TN and married John Reynolds. Her obit lists her parents as Mr. and Mrs. "Doc" Woods. Any info appreciated. Will share info on their descendants.
Dewey Edwards
Submitted on Mon Oct 26 18:55:13 EST 1998


Searching for any info on John J. WOOD and M. A. CARLISLE, who married in Clay Co. TN on March 25, 1875. Their son, John WOOD2 was born in Clay County on Aug. 23, 1882. John2's Death Certificate lists his mother as Louise CARLISLE and Father as John WOOD. John WOOD2 died in Logan Co. KY in 1911. Any info apperciated. Will swap info. Have several generations.
Dewey Edwards
Submitted on Mon Oct 26 17:13:38 EST 1998


Looking for the ancestors of Corder Dale Stone b.1885.
Jacquie MacWilliam
Submitted on Fri Oct 23 02:44:27 EDT 1998


Looking for the Bowles family of Willow Grove, TN in Clay Co. One name I have is Mary Etta(Bowles) Warren,b.1856. Also, Louisa Bowles, b.circa 1837. Also,looking for Grace Emma (Bowles) Stone, b. 1885. Thanks for any information you can send my way!
Jacquie MacWilliam
Submitted on Wed Oct 21 08:14:59 EDT 1998


Researching Alford MORE or MOORE (b) about 1816 Tn. Living with daughter Ellen SMITH in the 1900 Clay County,Tn. Census.
Lois O. Chapmond-Bess
Submitted on Wed Oct 21 00:24:43 EDT 1998


just found a lissting for BAILEY BUTLER Cementary in clay county.located across from Butlers greatgrandparents were married 12-18-1870 in clay county in the butlers landing area.does anyone have a listing for those buried in the BAILEY BUTLER Cementary.looking for calvin and mary BAILEY.
talley bailey
Submitted on Mon Oct 19 21:49:06 EDT 1998


Looking for information on Margaret Jane Cotter, born 24 August 1834 in Clay County, TN. She married Alfred Cunningham and had a son, William C. Cunningham 24 April 1856. Later moved to Nebraska and died in 1908 in Nebraska.
Kathy Lazerson
Submitted on Sat Oct 17 14:21:21 EDT 1998


Looking for the parents of Newton Fisher Crague or Etter Ann Young, or any other information on the Crauge family in the Red Boiling Springs area
Christy Chapman
Submitted on Sun Oct 11 23:17:38 EDT 1998


I am looking for information on relatives of people listed below. I know that Belew GIST was born in Ky in 1818 and was married to Nancy C. DAVIS on 31 Dec 1846. He died in Clay Co., Tennessee in 1896. Nancy was the daughter of Isaac and Susannah DAVIS. She was born in Celina, Clay, Tenn. in October of 1824 and died in 1888. Robert Lee Gist, born in Celina in 1864, was the son of Belew and Nancy. Any additional info would be appreciated. I also have links to these people. I am in the Marine Corps and will be leaving this E-Mail address in Dec 98.
Jason Wilson -- 1620 Paint Rock Rd Apt. # 2, San Angelo, TX 76905
Submitted on Mon Oct 12 00:57:23 EDT 1998


Seeking any info on J. Thomas MORGAN. Know that he was living in Fox Spring, Clay Co. TN in 1872. Letter that I have also mentions that Larking RAY and Dora CHILTON has married.
Bill Overton
Submitted on Thu Oct 8 18:30:42 EDT 1998


I am attempting to find information on Isaac HEAD who died in a logging accident at Butlers Landing about 1884. Isaac served in 4th TN Cavalry (Murrays) during the Civil War. He married Luscetic (Lou Settie?) Whitson (daughter of William Whitson and Margaret Plumblee) and had seven children: Martha, Barzilla, Braxton, Benton, Willie, Wilson, and Settie. I would love to trade information with anyone else searching this line.
Thomas Horn
Submitted on Tue Oct 6 21:50:51 EDT 1998


I am looking for info on the MAYFIELD FAMILY - Wm. H.(B. Abt.1819) to Walter E. (B: 5/5/1875) and the DALE FAMILY (for whom Dale Hollow is named after) - Cleon E. to Alma Dale. Both families resided in Clay Co. and both had family members in Civil War.
Gerri Kirlin
Submitted on Sun Oct 4 14:12:01 EDT 1998


on 12-18-1870 in clay county my ancestors Josephus BAILEY a,d Eleanor Thompson were married.Believe this union took place near Celina at Butlers Landing.I am having problems finding a copy of there marriage license.need ideas were to turn.AAlso looking for his parents who may have also lived in clay co.Calvin and Mary Bailey.
Talley Bailey
Submitted on Wed Sep 30 16:56:38 EDT 1998


Update on 9/13/98 query: Death certificate on Lucy Elizabeth (SMITH) BLAKE shows father - Henson SMITH; mother - Jane FITZGERALD. Maybe this additional information will help make a connection for Lucy in Clay County. Thank you...Sheila
Sheila Pool
Submitted on Sat Sep 26 14:00:12 EDT 1998


Seeking Moredock ancestors of Robert MOREDOCK b. 1803. Also seeking ancestors of Hester L. SMITH (wife of Thomas P. MOREDOCK b. 1883 d. 1929). Any info appreciated.
Pat Moredock -- 13151 W. Montana Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80228
Submitted on Thu Sep 24 22:44:56 EDT 1998


I'm Looking for any information on Ida Cornwell, born 9-30-1861, she married John L. Hestand.
Everett E. Hestand -- 2308 Golf View Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46203-5526
Submitted on Mon Sep 21 21:22:28 EDT 1998


Looking for information on Rebecca Ellen MOORE 1867-1953 and Zeb CARTER abt.1840. James CHERRY 1847 and Sarah PENNINGTON 1856. Also Ruffin H. SMITH borned abt. 1884.
Eunice Kilgore
Submitted on Sun Sep 20 22:50:27 EDT 1998


Looking for Hananiah Lincoln in Clay County, TN. He may have died in 1814 on the Tinsley Bottom
John Elliott
Submitted on Sat Sep 19 20:45:56 EDT 1998


I'm seeking ANY info re STEPHEN G. SMITH, b. 1852, who is believed to have married AMERICA DEPEW abt May 1910 in Clay Co, TN. (This was a second marriage.) Any info re his death would be especially welcome. America Depew is d/o John W. Depew & Elisa Mathis.
Ruby Shackelford
Submitted on Wed Sep 16 03:23:56 EDT 1998


Interested in any info on Lee and Adaline HUDDLESTON who lived in Clay Co. in 1880. They had 8 children at this time. William Frank HUDDLESTON, Almana HUDDLESTON, Leroy Dee HUDDLESTON, Martin Van Buren HUDDLESTON, Jefferson Davis HUDDLESTON, Tennessee HUDDLESTON, James HUDDLESTON, Agree HUDDLESTON. They had moved onto Jasper Co. Missouri by 1888 and had lived in Roane Co, Tennessee in the 1870's.
Greg Dye
Submitted on Mon Sep 14 01:22:48 EDT 1998


I am searching for info on Lucy Elizabeth (SMITH) BLAKE. Her death certificate indicates born in Celina, Tenn., which is in Clay Co. She was born on Jan. 18, 1867. She told her gchildren that her family owned a large plantation in Tenn. She m. John Terrell BLAKE, b. Mar 1, 1858 in Arkansas. They m. Dec 1, 1886 (unknown location) A relative believes she has found Lucy's parents but some of the info does not coincide with our dates. Does anyone in Clay Co. have Lucy in their family tree? Don't care if her family owned a plantation or not..just want to find her.
Sheila Pool
Submitted on Sun Sep 13 22:53:17 EDT 1998


I am looking for Martin Elex (Alex) BARLOW, was born in Selina or Salina Tennessee, Clay County in 1866. His parents George B. BARLOW and Harriett RICH. My grandmother Clara BARLOW, daughter of Martin Elex BARLOW and Nancy George COFFMAN. Martin Elex BARLOW died in Casey County, Kentucky in 1957. I am trying to find more info on the parents and siblings of Martin Elex BARLOW. Martin Elex BARLOW obituary, says born in Salina, Tennessee. I have searched the Tennesse map, and there is no such place. I received info there is a Selina, Tennesse in Clay County, but still not on the map. I thank you for your time and apologize if I am doing this wrong, I am new at this.
Roberta O. Jones
Submitted on Fri Sep 11 11:40:48 EDT 1998


Seeking descendants of: Morgan SPECK (b. 1833 Overton Co, d. 1896 Clay Co) and Nelly T. LOOPER (b. 1835 Overton, d. 1888 Mt. Pisgah Cem, Clay). In 1870 they were in 7th Dist, Overton, which became Clay Co in Dec 1870. Children: 1. Josephine (1853) m. Alvin J. Wm. MAXFIELD. 2. John Magness (1858) 3. James Lafayette (1861) m. Elizabeth V. BENNETT 4. Amy M. (1864) m. Unknown WILBURN 5. Nancy T. or P. (1867) 6. Unnamed (1870) 7. Allen Gilliland (1874) m. Nona Beatrice HILL 8. Tilden (1875) m. Lee Ann PHILLIPS 9. Lucy Ermin (1878). Thank you!
Vonnie Looper Munnerlyn
Submitted on Tue Sep 8 13:48:39 EDT 1998


Looking for ancestors and descendants of Benjamin MELTON, born Aug.16, 1894 in Lilydale, Tenn., his wife, Lela ANDERSON, born Sept. 6, 1905 in Cumberland Co., Ky., Lela's parents, Jesse ANDERSON and Lucy WALLACE, and a Dr. SIDWELLl of Lilydale or Celina, Tenn. Benjamin MELTON later moved to Tanbark and Kettle, Cumberland Co., Ky.
Marilyn Melton
Submitted on Sat Sep 5 13:51:33 EDT 1998


I am looking for names of Father & Mother of MARY MARGARET JOHNSON born 23 June.1853.Died 19 Dec.1933. Married J.H.Harvey Born 1825 Died 1896.I need Information on him also. They were my great grand parents.They were burried where Dale Holly Lake is now. There was supposed to be an Indian Connection in this family. Any help would be greatly appreicated.
Cleston Conner
Submitted on Fri Sep 4 16:20:06 EDT 1998


Looking for information on burials in the Adam C. {Clendenin} HAMILTON cemetery in Clay, Tenness. Thank you very much, Debby
Submitted on Fri Sep 4 00:31:19 EDT 1998


BROWN..Need info on parents of Mary_?_ b. Nov.1830 married John BROWN jr. ca 1851 Jackson co. TN. Son Zack Jacaliah BROWN b. 1859 married N.Linda RICH & resided Clay co. in 1920. Zack died there in 1942. Any help appreciated.
JoAnn Cantrell -- Rt. 6, Box 308, McAlester, OK 74501
Submitted on Sun Aug 30 21:39:53 EDT 1998


John and Elizabeth (Wilburn) Bullock moved to the Fox Springs area around 1850 from Sullivan County. Their children include: William, Samuel, Clark, George W., John Wesley, Andrew, David A. Mary K. Elizabeth, James and Robert Lee. James and Robert Lee were born in Fox Springs in 1859 and 1863. If you have connections or information on theis family please visit my Bullock Web site.
Joe F. Bullock
Submitted on Sun Aug 30 21:25:01 EDT 1998


Seeking info on RICHARD WOODALL, b. abt 1858 in TN..Jackson/Clay Co. Found on 1900 and 1910 census. Believed died between 1910-1920. Married twice. First wife unknown...2nd wife Sarah Roberts Woodall. Census says his parents were also born in Tenn. He may be under a different first name. Do you know anything about the Woodall's???
Susie -- 5400 Friedrich Lane #24, Austin, TX 78744
Submitted on Fri Aug 28 21:34:15 EDT 1998


Searching for info on James Taylor WOOD, b before 1870; Father of Bertha WOOD, b 16 Mar 1884, m Albert Green RICH; Also possible father of Fred WOOD. Lived in Clay Co. Tn. and Monroe Co., Ky.
David Rich
Submitted on Sat Aug 22 23:48:49 EDT 1998


SAVAGE - seeking the burial place of Levin Savage, Sr., Revolutionary War soldier. Died Jackson/Clay County, TN after 1837. Son Hamilton served in War of 1812. Reply to:
Gary McKiddy -- 1117 Lancaster Dr., St. Charles, MO 63301
Submitted on Tue Aug 18 17:23:22 EDT 1998


Need info on John Jasper BROWN, who was a Justice of the Peace in1871 in Clay Co TN. He signed a marriage document for Sara MargaretBROWN & Jesse B. PEDIGO on 24 DEC 1871.Also need info on Sara Margaret BROWN, b 1853, and is buried in theFitzgerald Cemetary in Clay Co TN. Children: Sara/Sallie PEDIGO,Robert (L?) PEDIGO (drowned age 11) and Edna. Also looking for info on William Lafayette BROWN b 24 NOV 1858, m toLillie MAXEY, 4 children. William Lafayette BROWN was supposed to bea close friend of Cordell HULL, and was a community leader in Celina,TN.An 1870 Jackson Co Census entry shows Lafayette Brown, schoolteacher,age 21, living in the Robert S BROWN (age 60, farmer born in VA)household, along with Sarah BROWN (61), Sarah M. BROWN 18, Frances WBrown, 18, and Lean CRANK, f servant of 26.Trying to connect all of them, without much luck to date! Thanks a bunch! We'll be happy to share what in! formation we have sofar. :)
Gene WRIGHT, c/o Kathy
Submitted on Sun Aug 16 21:49:40 EDT 1998


Looking for any info on Josephine Railey who married John Frogge in Clay Co on 1 Nov 1891. John's daughter Nancy Ann had just traveled to Clay Co to marry John H. Dugger in Sept of 1891 and I have a suspicion that the newlywed Duggers introduced the couple or that there was possible already a family connection there. If anyone can help me with these lines I would be greatful.
Jill Harper
Submitted on Fri Aug 14 18:23:09 EDT 1998


Am looking for any info Ephriam PENNINGTON, married Sarah Jane MOORE31 Oct 1873. Sarah Jane shows up in 1900 TN census with daughters,Rosa and Syrene in Nashville working as cook, no mention of Ephriam. When did Ephriam die, where is he buried, who were his parents?
Carolyn C. Martin -- 548 Savely Drive, Hendersonville, TN 37075-3246
Submitted on Thu Aug 13 13:08:35 EDT 1998


I am looking for parents of Martha Moss, born in Moss,Tenn. married Charles L.(Crick)Cox of Randolph Co. Arkansas Dec. 23, 1890.I do not know when she was born.They both died before 1909, leaving three daughters Myrtle Lee, Bertha and Mary orphans. Myrtle Cox married Demps Murry Fowler soon after their deaths. My father, Mont Ewing Fowler was born Dec.11,1909, prematurely, would fit in a shoe box and his head was the size of a teacup, still watery on top.Daddy will be 89 y/o in Dec.
Elaine Fowler -- Elaine Fowler , 2019B Florence Ave., Kingman, AZ 86401
Submitted on Wed Aug 12 10:42:46 EDT 1998


My ggrandfather's brother, Abram HUGHES' death cert. states that he was born in Clay County, TN in 1849. If I read my reference books correctly, Clay County was still a part of Jackson County at that time...I am hoping someone in Clay County or who is researching Clay County will have information on Abram's parents. His father was James R (K?) HUGHES b. circa 1820, Again, death cert of my ggrandfather says his mother's name was Nettie PENNINGTON...however in 1860 which was 4 years after he was born in AR....the "woman of the house was listed as Elizabeth. Is this Nettie...had she died...or divorced???. I found a James HUGHES in the 1850 Hawkins County census whose wife's name was Elizabeth and they had a son who was 2 years old named John...they did have a son named John who would have been 3 or so...but Abram was not listed. Every where I turn...i seem to keep hitting a brick wall...any info or input would be welcomed. Thanks Judie
Submitted on Tue Aug 11 18:35:32 EDT 1998


MILES - George born approximately 1802 and wife Sarah born about 1816. Lived in Clay Co., TN and later moved to Edmonson County, KY. George was apparently half- Cherokee, Sarah was 100% Cherokee. Looking for anyone researching this family.
Christine Murcia
Submitted on Mon Aug 10 01:06:49 EDT 1998


I am compiling a comprehensive database of the descendants of James and Sarah Bowman who arrived in what is now Clay Co. about 1811. Their children: Rial Bowman(b. about 1809/NC)married Cynthia Rich; Nancy Bowman(b. about 1813/TN)married William Alfred Rich; William Samuel Bowman (b. Oct. 1816/Jackson Co., TN) married Mary "Polly" Johnson; Esibius Bowman (b. 8 December 1818/Jackson Co.,TN) never married; Elizabeth Bowman(b. 25 March 1820/Jackson Co., TN) married Milton McClure Williams; Jane Bowman (b. 28 March 1821/TN) married Martin Rich; Joseph Bowman (b. about 1826/TN) never married; Sarah Bowman (b. about 1828/TN) never married; Rutha Bowman (b. about 1833/TN) married Micajah S. Stone. Cynthia, Alfred, and Martin Rich were children of Jesse Rich. If you descend from this BOWMAN family, please e-mail me and tell me your connection. I would also like to communicate with anyone researching early BROWN and JOHNSON families in the Jackson/Clay Co. area. Thanks for sharing!
Melissa White
Submitted on Sat Aug 8 19:17:39 EDT 1998


Looking for any information on Maudy Canzada Morris that married James K. Polk Branham in 1876 in Clay County, TN. Do not have her parents or siblings dates or names. Any help appreciated. Thanks
Barbara Merrell -- Rt 1 Box 41A, Des Arc, AR 72040-9706
Submitted on Sat Aug 8 17:24:06 EDT 1998


I am looking for information on Lucy BIGGERSTAFF. She lived in Clay/ Cumberland/Monroe counties and had two sisters: Lerua and Araminta BIGGERSTAFF. They were under the guardianship of Charles SMITH. They received a government pension, which could have been because of Native American heritage?, or the death/ abandonment of thier parents? (1870) Araminta's married name was Pruitt. Any information on this line is welcome. Thank you, Lucy
Lucinda Bridges
Submitted on Sat Aug 8 06:09:03 EDT 1998


THURMAN - BIGGERSTAFF I am looking for information on my grandfather's family. His name was Benton Biggerstaff Thurman b-1899. He had a brother William and sister Jessie. His father was Caleb Thurman form Clay Co. TN. Caleb Thurman married Lucy Biggerstaff. Lucy may have had two sisters, Lerua and Araminta. They were under the care of Charles Smith. If anyone has any information on these family lines, I would appreciate any. Thank you. Lucy Bridges
Lucinda Bridges
Submitted on Thu Aug 6 15:39:21 EDT 1998


I am trying to find of who was the Guerilla Chief who had ran thru Tenn. In the 1860. He's Last name was Magruder. He had killed some one in Clay Co. Tenn. named Foster in may 13 1864.
Submitted on Wed Aug 5 01:56:45 EDT 1998


Researching family members and information for JOHN FERGUSON and his wife ELIZABETH WILMORE. Looking for death date and burial location for Elizabeth. Also the date John and children moved to Texas County, MO. John dob 27-Oct-1825, Elizabeth abt 1831.
Jane Ferguson Reed
Submitted on Tue Aug 4 12:11:10 EDT 1998


Am looking for info on Franklin WALLACE family. Lived in C lay co. in the 1870s. He had a son named James and a daughter named Sara. Sara later m. Thompson DENHAM and moved to Ky. Would love to have any info, especially wife of Franklin, family lore says she was native american.
Submitted on Tue Jul 21 14:25:19 EDT 1998


I'm looking for info on my biological family. My paternal grandfather's name was Arson Brown.His wife's name was Ethelyn. They were from Turkey Creek(I'm told). They are buried in Clay Co. at a church cemetary. Any info and help would greatly appreciated. Thank you, Douglas
Douglas Caldwell -- 522 Ben Allen Rd., Nashville, TN 37216
Submitted on Sun Jul 19 14:13:52 EDT 1998


I am interested in any information relating to James Rasner (Racener) and Elizabeth Gully. James was born in Kentucky and Elizabeth was born in Tennessee about 1827. They had Mary, who married A.A FOSTER, James B. who married E. COPAS Nancy E. who married J.W. CARVER .Liddia, William Sherman, Sarah A., Thomas G., Madison, and Palo who married Nancy E. Basil.
Barbara Strickland
Submitted on Sat Jul 18 20:00:51 EDT 1998


I am searching for information on my great grandmother's family. Dora Pearl GREEN b. 7 Aug 1895 in Tennessee. Parents were William GREEN and Etna (Etta?) Ann Nelson. She is buried by them in Red Boiling Springs, Macon, TN. Have info on her brothers and sisters but unable to trace parents. Was told that her father had been married previously and she had four half brothers. She married William Riley ODLE 1901 in Clay County. Married twice after that in either Clay or in Monroe County, KY to BOONE and WILLIAMS. Searching for info on these two husbands also.
Karen Biehl
Submitted on Sat Jul 11 11:53:15 EDT 1998


I am doing some online research for someone who has ARMS/ARMES in our genealogy society, and is not online. Heres who she has: Archibald Arms/Armes b. 14 June 1786 in N.C. and d. 3 Mar 1863 in Overton Co., TN. He m. Sophia S. MARTIN 11 Mar 1810 by James CURMAN. Sophia d. 12 Oct 1874 in Clay Co., TN. Their children were: John b. 3 Mar 1811 Overton Co., TN Robert 13 Oct 1812 " William 29 Nov 1814 " Martin 16 Feb 1817 " Polly 2 Jan 1819 " Elizabeth 5 Feb 1820 " Niven "Evan" 25 Feb 1822 " Mariah 26 Mar 1824 " Sara "Sally" 11 Jul 1829 (cem) 1827 (bible) " Judith 5 Dec 1829 " Archibald Jr. 27 Jul 1831 " Do any of these look familiar? She is wanting to know the parents of Archibald & Sophia, and where born. In the census records and gravestone it only gives N.C. Please be sure to put ANNETTE in caps in the subject line when replying, or I might not see it in the ton of email that I choose to deluge myself with.Thanks!
Submitted on Thu Jul 9 10:58:46 EDT 1998


Ron Johnson
Submitted on Mon Jul 6 21:20:17 EDT 1998


Looking for info on JOHN WESLEY GILBERT who was married to woman with maiden name House and lived in or near Pheba in mid latter 1800's. I am searching for my father who is critically ill and wishes to know how his grandfather died and where he was burried. The story is he was shot by four men on horseback at his home 1860-1880. Can anyone help with any info? Many thanks! cathi at
cathi hamilton -- 13036 cambridge ne, albuquerque, NM 87112
Submitted on Sun Jul 5 18:56:28 EDT 1998


Looking for parents of Mary Elizabeth McKINNEY born 3 Apr 1855. She was born in Red Boiling Springs.
Submitted on Sat Jul 4 12:13:02 EDT 1998


Looking for information on Rachel HEAD b 1875 in Clay Co.,TN. married ? REECER and possibly had a daughter named Martha.
Brenda Grace Fitzgerald
Submitted on Wed Jul 1 20:38:37 EDT 1998


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