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- I am in search of records on my Grandparents, ROBERT
ETHEL BOLDEN. I don't know much on Ethel, except that she died approx.
1935 after having the following children: RAYMOND, HELEN, CLARA
There was also one child that died as a toddler named MYRTLE. ROBERT
the following sisters: HARRIET, (married Charles Rutledge), LILY
MATTIE. He was born 10/15/1890 in I think Seveir County. However, my
was born in NEWPORT, TENNESSEE, which is why I am trying this county.
info on any of the above will be greatly appreciated. Will share what I
have which is descendants of. Thanks very much
Kings Mtn., NC 28086
- Jul 13, 1998
- need info re GEORGE REED-1850 and EDWARD KNIGHT-1900 -
- w.c. reed
- Jun 11, 1998
- I am looking for information on Sally PRICE who was
possibly married to
a man LEDFORD or BIRCHFIELD. she was the mother of Abraham, Moses and
PRICE. She would have died around 1890
Green Harbor Ct, Old Hickory , TN 37138
- Jun 14, 1998
- James Harvey MILLER, b. 7-16-1813, Panell's Valley, east
TN. Moved to
Co. where raised. When of age (18?) moved to Cork Co. (Cocke Co.) where
he married Annie POTTER. Moved to MO and lived in Clay Co. and then
Co. where his wife died. Was married again (Rosanna GANN) in 1845 and
for a while in Lafayette Co. In 1859 he emigrated to California and
San Joaquin Co. In 1871 moved to Mendocino Co.and settled a few miles
of Ukiah city where he died May 20th, 1880. Looking for any information
linking these three families and looking for the location of Parnell's
- Tue Jun 16 10:39:14 EDT 1998
- I am searching for any information on Thomas L. Smith b.
abt. 1833 m.
(Mary) CLUCK b. abt. 1839 Children: Frank b. 1858, Julia b.1860 and
b. 1870. Thomas died before 1870 and Frank is living with his Uncle and
Aunt (W.T. SMITH [William T.]and Martha SMITH) on the 1880 Cocke Co.
I have information on the descendants of Frank - but trying to confirm
who his father's parents were. Any help would be appreciated. Thank
- Julie Walters
- Jun 16, 1998
- Looking for Jonas, John, Rachel, Francis, Squire MCGUIRE.
FLETCHER, ODELL, TARWATER,ROWLAND
1214 Selmser Ave, Cloquet, MN 55720
- Jun 17, 1998
- Looking for info re: my gggg grandfather, Abijah RICE. He
was b. in
in what is now Cocke Co. He was a tanner by trade, and enlisted in the
War of 1812 in Kentucky. He was in MO Territory by 1818. Family
says he was Cherokee, and according to his description on enlisting, he
had "grey eyes, black hair and a dark complexion." Any info would be
Apple Tree Ct., Apt. C, Columbia, MO 65203
- Jun 23, 1998
- Information on Walter Henry NIPPER born in Cocke County,
Salem TN abt
#1610 Ward 2 Died 3-28-1931. Married Ann Laura RAY abt 1896, born
died abt 1906 Walters' father might have been an A P NIPPER born in PA
or VA. A P NIPPER married Manila Annitt NEWSON/MAN?
- Ron Johnson
- Jul 4, 1998
- Seeking descendants of oldest son of Georg ESTERLE.
- E. M.
- Jul 4, 1998
- Nathaniel Ellis born 1809 near Newport. Listed with John
in the Early East Tennessee taxpayers in the 1830's in Cocke County.
James Ellis also listed. By 1850 the family group of Nathan, Mahala,
Moses and George Washington Ellis had moved to Murray County, GA.
info on Nathan and James Ellis or other family members. I have a lot of
info on this family and would like to exchange with persons researching
the Ellis family. Thanks John Ellis.
- John Ellis
- Jul 6, 1998
- John Dee Bailey b. 4 May 1874 in Newport, Cocke Co. Brother
1878. Father James C. Bailey ?? Mother Sallie unknown. Moved to
Co, MO around 1900. Anyone else working on this line??
- Donna L. Fisher
- Jul 6, 1998
- any information about JIM BULLINGTON daughter MARY CLARE
married HOSEY MESSER mother unknown possibly O SHIELDS HOSEY was the
of ELI and ELIZEBETH PRICE MESSER "BETTY" of Haywood Co. nc no
about POLLYS family other than this. I beleive they were married in
- Kathy Messer
- Jul 6, 1998
- I am seeking imformation on Mitchell Smith b.1809 in SC
came to Cocke
mar. Frances Leatherwood believed to be the son of William and Jane
Smith, brother of Mary Runion who was in Franklin Co.MO.in 1870,and
of Lemeul Whitlock, who was in Cocke Co. I have letters from Mary
that were written in 1870 that suggests that all this data is correct
the kinship. I would appriciate any imformation on these people.
Lou Goddard Ln, Greenback, TN 37742
- Jun 9, 1998
- I have run into a brick wall with my father's family. I am
Solomon Williams born in 1805 in North Carolina. He later moved to
and married Lucinda McMahan. According to census reports, they lived in
Sevier and Cocke counties. If anyone has any information about Solomon
( parents, siblings, county of birth) I would greatly appreciate it. I
will share the information I have on Lucinda's family with anyone who
like it. Thank you in advance.
-- 94 Hillwood Dr., Crossville, TN 38555
- Jun 6, 1998
- Looking for info on Edmund SNODGRASS b. in Cocke Co. TN 17
to Missouri in 1818. Father may have been James SNODGRASS. Where can I
get more info on these people in this time frame?
- Jun 2, 1998
- Susan (Chickasaw or Chocktaw Indian tribe), married Albert
about 1836. Am interested in any information you have on Susan and her
geneology. Thank you.
- Jim Hill
- Jun 1, 1998
- Seeking info on Daniel Farner, b. abt 1833. Father may have
Farner; mother, Polly Farner. May have been in Civil War Pvt. I CO.
MI; also Caroline, Sarah, and John Farner. Any assistance/information
any Cocke Co. Farner's appreciated.
-- 130 Payne
Mountain Road, Tellico Plains, TN 37385
- May 31, 1998
- I've begun searching for info on the above listed families.
to find anyone who is also researching these. Specifics are that
m)DOCKERY, "Polly" and KING,Leas(?) m) ROMINES,Emmie. They are all
to be from the Cocke/Sevier Co. areas.
-- 1302 Pebble
Creek Drive, Belmont, NC 28012
- May 31, 1998
Looking for obituary of Tennie A. (Huckaby) VARNER (born 1853), who
in Salem, Cocke County in 1935. Looking for her parents' names and
about her husband, George W. VARNER, and daughter Birdie.
- May 28, 1998
I am searching for information about Rolfe W. FONDREN who according to
WWI records was born in Cocke Co.,Tn. He was born about 1892, he served
in WWI , died in VA Hospital in Johnson City in mid 1930's and is
in Harriman , Tn. I would appreciate any information
- May 27, 1998
I am searching for birth records for Arthur Edward DYER b. 1916? in
TN (Cocke County). He is Cherokee. Father is Cleveland DYER and mother
is Julia. Thnk you for your assistance.
4001 B Clark
St, New Windsor, NY 12553
- May 26, 1998
Searching for Wilson HUMBARD's wife's surname. Wilson was the son of
Joseph HUMBARD (1793-1850+) and Mary MORELOCK (1794-1860+). Pasty is
in the 1850 Cocke Co. census with Wilson and 2 children. She was born
1830 in TN and died about 1860 around White County, AR. Her children
Mary Jane, Branson, Athen, Dorothy, Caroline, Amanda, Isefene, and
I having been researching the surnames of FINE, GANN, and MANTOOTH
- May 25, 1998
My ggggrandmother was Susannah GOOCH (d. 1826) who m. Thomas CLARK(d.
They lived along the French Broad River at Rankin in Cocke Co. William,
John, and Martin GOOCH were neighbors, and probably family members of
but I have no proof. Children of Thomas and Susannah were Shelton
G. . . ), James (m.Penelope DAVIS), John (m. Nancy JARNIGAN), Nancy
SWAGERTY, Jr.), Lucinda (m. 1st Joel D. CLARK, 2nd, James DAWSON ? ),
(m. John HILL). All lived in Cocke Co. except Mary and John HILL, who
in McMinn Co. and Lucinda and Joel CLARK, who lived in Washington Co.
researching these families?
- May 20, 1998
I am looking for the ancestors of Benjamin CLEVENGER born in Cocke Co,
TN. He is "possibly" the son of Elias CLEVENGER of Cocke Co, TN. I
like to hear from anyone that can prove/disprove this information. 1.
CLEVENGER was born February 10, 1812 in Cocke County, Tennessee, and
June 10, 1854 in Ray County, Missouri. He married MARGARET (UNKNOWN).
About BENJAMIN CLEVENGER: Fact 1: Possibly a son of Elias Clevenger of
Cocke County, Tennessee. Fact 2: 1848, Arrived in Ray County, MO
of BENJAMIN CLEVENGER and MARGARET (UNKNOWN) are: 2. i. GEORGE P.2
b. December 24, 1835 3. ii. BENJAMIN B. CLEVENGER, b. Abt. February 17,
1837, 4. iii. WILLIAM HARRISON CLEVENGER, b. February 29, 1840,
5. iv. SUSAN CLEVENGER, b. September 30, 1844 6. v. ELIZABETH
b. Abt. 1845 7. vi. JOHN CLEVENGER, b. April 04, 1848 vii. NANCY
b. Abt. 1854, Ray County, Missouri. 8. viii. JAMES MADISON CLEVENGER,
September 10, 1851
- May 19, 1998
- I am looking for the dates of death and burial places of
(b 1824) and Harriet BUSH MANTOOTH (b 1826). She would have died before
1880 and he after that year. Also looking for their son Hamilton
(b 1848). He disappeared from the Cocke Co. census after 1860. They
in the Sweetwater area of Cocke Co, Tn.
- May 14, 1998
- Looking for information on John Nave and his descendants.
John Nave was
a Wataugan whose family eventualy settled in Cocke Co. Any info
Looking especially for information on his property boundaries.
- Arian Collins
-- 1767 Torrance
St., #208, San Diego, CA 92103
- May 13, 1998
- I am seeking any information on Lent HALL, born about 1816
He married a woman named Catherine, and had the following children born
in Alabama. Most of the children ended up in Texas we believe: 1.
A., born 1844 2. Elizabeth, born 1848 3. Oller (female), born 1850 4.
born 1854 5. Martha, born 1857 6. Renfries (male), born 1858 7. Amos,
1860 8. Rubin Newt, born 2 Dec 1862. 9. Andrew N., born 1866 If any of
these people look familiar, would you kindly let me know so we can
Boyer Road, Grants Pass, OR 97526
- May 12, 1998
- I am researching the SUSONG family and have information to
If you have information on the SUSONG's please contact me.
- Leslie C
- May 11, 1998
- Searching for information on GOTTFRIED (KERCHER) CARRIGER,
Historical Commission plaque "CARRIGER'S LANDING" now stands in the
Community of Carter County documenting the CARRIGER family's mark on
Carter County history. Gottfried and Anna Margaratha Anspach CARRIGER
the following children: Nicholas, Michael, John, Elizabeth, Godfrey,
and Christian. Descendants later spread across the State of Tennessee.
Grandchildren migrated into Green County, Illinois and Sonoma County,
- May 11, 1998
- Searching for information on William GILLETT, born 1843 in
His father was Thomas and his mother was Harriet. Wondering who were
wife, descendants and if they are the same Gillett family that are in
- Jim Brown
- May 10, 1998
- Researching Henry Martin BRADFORD born @ 1832 in Cocke Co.,
was James BRADFORD born @ 1791. Henry died in Indian Territory, OK.
- Glowanda R.
- May 4, 1998
- list of all SISK's from earliest record to 1940.
- carroll sisk
-- 50 lee lane,
bristol, VA 24203
- May 4, 1998
- Looking for information about a Margaret Gibbs who married
in possible 1844,in possible Cocke County.They had one son born in
William Crunk born 1845. Two children born in Arkansas John R. Crunk
Mary Crunk. One child born in Missouri,James A. Crunk. Any information
would be helpful.
- VIRGIL OR
- May 3, 1998
- Looking for descendants of John ELLISON and Cassie WILLIAMS
info on Cassie's mother Annie CLARK WILLIAMS. Any info wouls be
Thank you in advance
- Marie Brown
- Apr 30, 1998
- KILLIAN: I am Constance Killian-McCabe, father Max E.
Greene Co. His father Stephen Thomas/Thomas Stephen/ST KILLIAN
in Del Rio-owned sawmill in Mohawk-wife Lola Estella Ottinger d.
Greene Co., Andrew Jonhson Cemetery. His father Joseph KILLIAN b.
Meth Cemetery in Warrensburg-wife Eliza JONES/Joseph's 1st w died early
and he remarried ? I do not know if Eliza was 1or2 and know nothing of
the 1/2 siblings. Joseph's father was Jacob "Jake" KILLIAN/KILLION
in NC? wife Martha"BLUE" BALLEW/BALLOUGH? b1843 in NC? Can anyone help
me go back further and supply any more info on the persons listed? Due
to early deaths and remarriages, I have little info on my people. I
Greene and Cocke because of the property line prob with the 2 counties.
My father Max is very ill. I would like to be able to give him this
before he dies. Many thanks. Connie Killian-McCabe
476, Andrews, NC 28901
- Apr 29, 1998
- I am trying to find the exact location of the Lichlyter
knows where I can find it please let me know. Issac Fine is supposed to
be buried there.
- Ron Gray
- Apr 29, 1998
- Looking for the parents and siblings of
Samuel SWATZEL born 22 Nov 1828
and Mary Caroline CURETON born 10 April 1839. Children are Mary Jane,
Charles Huntley, 1862, Sarah Caroline, 1867, Malinda Adeline, 1871,
Elizabeth, 1874, Louvina, 1877 and Louisa Ella, 1879. Any information
the SWATZEL'S and CURETON'S would be greatly appreciated.
- Apr 27, 1998
- I am researching the LAYMAN family history by any spelling,
to exchange.Jacob LAYMAN, Jr. lived in the Cosby Area in the 1840's I
like to swap data with anyone working on the line in Cocke County, or
- Earl R.
-- 2525 Lakefront
Dr., Knoxville, TN 37922, Knoxville, , TN 37922
- Apr 27, 1998
- I would like to make contact with descendants of Phillip
living in Cocke Co. at the time of his passing, in the 1850's. Anyone
info on him or his family still residing in the area, would be of great
help to me. Known children of Phillip were,Ruth, Joel, Jesse, Augustus,
Samuel, Walden, Phillip Jr., Russell. I have used the book, "These Are
My Roots" for the info I have. I have info on some family descendants
in NC (where I live) particularly Gaston Co.
Pebble Creek Drive, Belmont, NC 28012
- (no date)
- I have been researching this family for over 10 years and
would like to
connect with anyone in this area researching the same.
- Mary Edenfield
- (no date)
- I am interested in information on Nancy REED who married
died in Cocke County. I am interested in George W. REED who lived in
Co. and his father who died there, but I do not know his name. I am
interest in John REED who married Nancy WORTH in Cocke Co. They stayed
a short while and moved to Buncombe Co. NC and a short time later,
back to Cocke Co. where John REED died in May, 1807. Nancy WORTH REED
married John MARTIN.
- C. A. Wright
- Apr 18, 1998
- I am looking for information on the CAWTHON and WEAVER
looking for Edmund W. Cawthon who would have been a child about 1850 (I
think). I have no idea of his parent's names. I have found a couple of
marriage records in Tennessee for Cawthons, but I have no way of
if these are his parents or not. Any help would be appreciated. For the
WEAVER name, I am looking for Margaret Jane Weaver who was supposed to
be part Cherokee Indian. I don't have much to go on for her either
that her mother's name was Leah Poe.
- Laurel Blackwell
- Apr 18, 1998
- Looking for information on my g-g-grandparents, Henry and
RENNER, named RUNNER in the 1850 and 1860 census'. He's the son of
Renner, of Greene County, She's the daughter of Barnabus Gable, Greene
County. Henry moved to Missouri after Orpha's death. Any information
- Apr 17, 1998
- Looking for parents, g.parents etc. of ABNER HARRISON,
b.1803 in Cocke
Co., TN. Married MARY JESTER in 1823. Children WILLIAM ISSAC HARRISON
GEORGE A. HARRISON.
- K. Foreman
- Apr 14, 1998
- Searching for info on William Carson Bryant
Bryant (m#1- Jane Henry, 6 children) mother was ??Allen, per Wm. C. 's
death certificate (1919). He married Elizabeth Adeline Sisk
daughter of Lawson Sisk,Sr. & Sarah Clevenger, in 1859. The
I can find regarding identity of my great-great grandmother is the
name of Allen. All were from Cocke Co., TN. Any help would be greatly
interested in exchanging info on related family members.
- Coleen Cole
- Apr 13, 1998
- I am looking for the parents of my father, Arley L. FEW,
in Newport Tn. Cocke County. I think he had three brothers. Carl, Ray
John. I am the last member of my family and would like very much to
this information on to my family. If you have any information you would
share, please contact me at email below, or write to William
109 W. Ashcroft Ave. Clovis, CA. 93612
Few 109 W. Ashcroft Ave, Clovis, CA 93612
- Apr 13, 1998
- Trying to find information on DENTON family origins. Could
to the Cherokee people.
-- PO Box
112, Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
- Apr 12, 1998