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- Looking for family of Elliott Sims Sr.,died 1845 in Cocke
particular sons John Sims, believe he was born 1799 in Lancaster Co,
SC., married Rachel. Thomas Sims, born 1795, married Rebecca
McDowell. Both found in Jackson Co. Al in 1860
- Eddy Sims
- Feb 28 1999
GATES, LAMBERT, PARKER, SAXTON
- I am looking for records on the following BROWN: Joseph
married Nannie (SAXTON OR SEXTON); Nannie died around 1939. They had
John H., Oscarr, Lonzo, Lucy, Dee Dee, and Irene. Irene married a
PARKER and Lucy married twice a GATES and a LAMBERT. Irene is said to
have 13 children; Dee Dee died before 1939; Nannie died in her son's
home with a broken back; they have said to have stayed in Newport,
TN; census 1910 puts them in Cocke County as well as death
certificate for John H. BROWN. Any information would be helpful.
Nannie was also said to be the daughter of a Cherokee Chief and their
land was taken away.
- Feb 24 1999
- Searching for info re Davidson SPROUSE, Cocke County
sheriff at one
time, his wife, Elizabeth WILEY, their descendents, especially James
Grant SPROUSE, who emigrated to Oklahoma. James Grant SPROUSE's wife
was Laura Levina MCMAHAN, also of Cocke County. LAURA'S parents were
McKinney MCMAHAN and Sarah Nancy HOLDER. James and Laura were the
parents of my grandfather, Burrell Grant SPROUSE, who died in 1922 in
an explosion in the No. 11 coal mine in Haskell County, Oklahoma when
my father, Burrell James SPROUSE, was 15 days old. Killed with him
was my great-grandfather, F. Everett SEATON, who came from Tennessee.
I've found SEATON queries in Cocke County. Can anyone tell me if F.
Everett Seaton, whose father was JACOB SEATON of Tennessee and
mother was Sarah C. SEATON, possibly of Missouri, had roots in Cocke
- Feb 22 1999
- Need any records mentioning Clement/Clemmons Hooper Sr/Jr
1800's. Father may be Thomas Hooper. There may be an association
with the surname Clement/Clemmons. Need to know when entered Cocke
Co, where from, when removed, where to and any other info available
such as family ties mentioned. Please contact me if you are able to
do this research.
-- 1130 Seegars Mill Rd, Camden, SC 29020-9289
- Feb 22 1999
- Searching for descendants of and information on George
(ESTERLY, OESTRLE) and his son, Jacob EASTERLY married to Mary
BIBLE. Also am interested in Isaac EASTERLY, son of Jacob. Isaac
became Methodist minister and moved to Mississippi and then Louisiana
- Feb 21 1999
- I am looking for the parents of John W. Brooks
the parents of Sophia Huff b. 1831 TN. They were in 1850 Cocke
Co.Census, and were in AR before 1860. If anyone has information on
this family would appreciate it,as they are my gggrand parents.
- Feb 20 1999
BLALOCK, MONTGOMERY, PRICE
- I am looking for information about the parents of Robert
Addision Bell and his sister Isabella C
Bell. Robert and his sister are listed in the 1850 Tennessee Census
Decatur County. They were living
with John and Sarah Price. I think that Isabella might have married a
Montgomery. I assume their
parents died somewhere between 1847/1850. Robert was my Grandad. I
have his life history. I do not
have any information concerning their parents or about Isabella C.
Bell after the 1850 and 1860 census
when she was 13 years old. If you have any information concerning the
Bell's of Decatur or Perry
County Tenn. I would really appreciate your help. Family rumors
indicates that (my Bell
Family)traveled/came from North Carolina with the ancestors of Jesse
and Frank James. Frank and
Jesse visited my Grandparents' home in Carrol County during their
young manhood. And then Frank
by himself after 1900. Robert himself served with Gen. N.B. Forrest
during the Civil War and was
- Bob Bell
- Feb 18 1999
- Wish information on George Washington TALLEY Born 1853 and
Lucinda GRAVES Born 9-15-1856 Children Mary Adeline, Annie, Ed,
John, and George Elvis. Were in Cocke county Tenn as of 1880 Census.
Please respond to email linked below.
- M Solms
- Feb 18 1999
- I'm seeking any descendants of ISAAC FREMAN,b 1780-87 in
N.carolina,and Spicy.some of thier children may hae stayed in Cocke
County on Isaac and Spicy's trek from N.C.to Arkansas. any help
- Jerry Freeman
- Feb 17 1999
- I am researching the family of Samuel L. REECE. He was
Penolope SMITH. They lived in or near Parrottsville, Tn. abt. 1875.
They had a son named William Henry REECE and a son named Charlie
REECE. They had a daughter, Ida REECE, who married Albert TUCKER. They
moved from Tennessee to Paris, Texas in the late 1800s or early
1900s. In about 1903 they moved to Mountain Park, Oklahoma.
- Donald W.
- Feb 14 1999
- Looking for infomation on the father of Edward Holt, born
in Va.. moved to Cocke CO TN married Mary Polly Driskill born
1-15-1796 died 8-2-1875. Edward died 10-26-1875 buried at Liberty
I had Edward's father as a William first to America from England to
NY to Va then to Cocke CO TN...... how I have found other sources who
say Edward's father is George.... all the information send me is
accurate to birth,dead,places ,marriages,etc....So maybe his name was
George William or William George???????Any help apprecated... George
moved on to Cooper Co MO.... Thank you for your time. Deborah
-- 25 Sturtevant ST, Greenville, SC 29611
- Feb 14 1999
- I'm searching for information on Reuben PADGETT, born
County in the 1790's. He is mentioned several times in the Minutes of
the Big Pigeon Babtist Church for the year 1792.He was the father of
Reuben PADGETT, born c.1810. I believe the younger
Reuben was born in Cocke County. Reuben had a son
named Reuben and probably had other sons named Andrew, William and
John, among others.
- Feb 13 1999
- Looking for information on the marriage of George THOMAS
LOWERY abt 1805 and the death of George THOMAS in 1855
- Betty Thomas
- Feb 12 1999
- I'm researching the family of James Abijah Simmons, born
Co., PA, died Grassy Fork, Cocke Co., TN, 1877. Any info will be
appreciated and I'll be happy to share my info with anyone who needs
- Feb 12 1999
- I am interested in any or all info I can get on John
Mary McDaniel McCoig and their son John, Jr. and his
family/descendents. This family lived in Cocke Co. from around 1850
until they died. We have located descendents of 3 of John and Mary's
4 children, Mary Elizabeth McCoig Simmons, Malcolm McCoig and Neil
McCoig, but have had no luck in finding any descendents of John, Jr. If
you are searching for info on any of these McCoig families please
feel free to contact me. Also, if you have any info please contact
- Feb 12 1999
- I need info on zebulon davis born abt 1833. he was marred
moody she died in cocke county in dec 1861. they had two children
thomas j. born 1859 and william born oct 3 1861.
-- 6543 CANNON ROAD, MARYVILLE, TN 37801
- Feb 10 1999
- I am trying to make a Cherokee connection to the names
GOODMAN, TRACEY I know there is cherokee I just don't know which
family. I had an old cherokkee indian man stop me one time and ask what
tribe I was from and what my name was, It is
family legend. My indian name could be spooks.
- Tue Feb 9 1999
- Would love to know more about Joseph "Brit" Woods born
1817 in england & married a Mrs.Prewitt with 2 children from
1st marriage. they are the parents of Joseph Woods born Sept. 25, 1817
in Cocke Co . TN. Joseph Brit Woods fougth in the Rev. War. Thanks
for any clues.
- Feb 9 1999
GROOMS, GUNTER, NORTON
- I'm looking for any information on THOMAS BARNES (1820 -
married FRANCES "FANNY" CALDWELL (1823). JOSEPH GUNTER (1845) married
JENNIE GROOMS (1861). JOSEPH was the son of JOSEPH and SARAH
(BUMGARNER) GUNTER Sr. JENNIE was the daughter of JOHN GROOMS
(1825)and FANNIE NORTON (1830. Any information on these families
would be greatly appreaciated.
- Junior Ball
- Feb 7 1999
- Am researching ABNER SENTER MOORE b. Aug. 20 1801 in Carter
His second marriage to LOUISA JANE ROBBERTS in Cocke Co. TN produced 2
children daughter BONNY OCTAVA and son ROBERT L. THOMAS B. MOORE.
- ABNER died in 1884 in Cocke Co. Believe son moved to
Knoxville TN will
share info. Thanks in advance Evelyn
- Feb 6 1999
- I am looking for any information pertaining to brothers or
WILLIAM HENDERSON who lived in Cocke Co. during 1834 to 1914. His
family seemed to originate in South Carolina. But I am looking for
relations to my Father, Ruben Henderson , Williams great grandchild.
-- 621 Baker Street, Morristown, TN 37813
- Feb 1 1999
- Looking for any information concerning the BUCHANAN or
families in the Del Rio area of Cocke Co.
- Rachel Raines
-- 4050 Beat Rd., Litchfield, OH 44253
- Feb 1 1999
- I am looking for information on Moses A. NELSON &
NELSON. Moses A. NELSON is found in Cocke Co, TN census record of 1830
family # 820 Page # 272. Andrew NELSON is found in Cocke Co, TN census
record of 1830 family #
338 Page 254. I am especially interested in finding the number and ages
living in both the households in the 1830 Cocke Co, TN census. I'd
appreciate any help on these two familiies.
- Anita M.
- Jan 31 1999
- Am looking for any info on the GROOMS family originally
county NC. My Grandfathers name was Deadrick GROOMS. He was married
to Sarah Canup in Cocke county Tn.
Children: Lewis, Will, Lillian, Ellen Zona, Arthur, John, Bertha,
- Jan 30 1999
- I am a descendent ofthe LEE family. my g-grandfather
born 9-1-1903 in Del Rio, TN. He married a Lillie Belle Hensley. They
had 3 children. Edith Onita, Charles Wilbur Jr. and Jamie. His
parents were Henry Lee and Nancy Jane Lunsford. Please any
information would be greatly appreciated.
-- 15701 Kerstyn, Taylor, MI 48180
- Jan 29 1999
- I'm looking for information on John Tresh KENDRICK and
John was born abt 1800, Martha was born Sept 10, 1799. They married
1823 and in 1828 moved to Cooper Co, Mo. Martha died Aug 31, 1844.
John remarried to Mary Oswley and he died in 1871 in Kansas. Also
seeking information on the children of Peter and Rebecca Fine. Patsy
Tirevelan Fine was born Sept 10, 1788, the same date as Martha Fine.
Is Martha a nickname? Looking for parents, siblings, other family,
locations and dates. Thanks, Jason Kendrick
- Jan 28 1999
- Ann Lee or Anna Lea Madron, born in Cocke Co or Sevier
William Robert Shults possibly in the 1890's. I am interested in
knowing who her family was, such as brothers, sisters ect. any help
will be appreciated. Thanks Paul Mccraw
- Jan 27 1999
- Peter Harrison GIVENS was born 1836, Jefferson Co., Tenn.
private in Co. H, Carter's Cavalry, CSA. He was killed at the battle
of Nashville, April 12, 1864. He married Martha Ann BRIZENDINE,
February 3, 1850 in Dandridge, Tenn. She was born the daughter of
Thomas BRIZENDINE and Matha DAVIS on June 16, 1827 in Dandridge. She
died Feb. 9, 1906. The children of Peter H. GIVENS and Martha
BRIZENDINE were: William A., John Wesley, Dorcus J. and Charlie Hugh.
John Wesley GIVENS was born June 21, 1854 and died Dec. 13, 1918. he
married twice, first to Carrie Hattie BURNETT on Oct. 9, 1883. They
had three children: Earl, Osmond Boyn "OB" and Burnett Cawood "BC."
His second wife was Nannie HITCH. They married on Nov. 16, 1898
having two children. I am looking for information about the GIVENS
line from Peter Harrison on back and the BRIZENDINE line from Martha
on back. I have a great deal of information on the other branches. I
would be happy to share.
-- 501 King Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
- Jan 26 1999
- I am searching for information about the Fisher,
Finchum families. Samuel Henry Fisher was born in Cocke County, TN,
in 1831. He later moved to Franklin County, TN. There are
connections to the Cleavenger and Finchum families. Samuel's son
David A. Fisher married Bettie Finchum whose mother was Katie
- Connie R.
-- 211 Sharp Springs Road, Winchester, TN 37398
- Jan 24 1999
- Does anyone have any information on Andrew C. FONDREN? He
the Civil War (Union), he was a "pilot" and later in the 13th Tenn.
Cavalry. He was married to Hannah O'BRIEN. I believe that he lived
in Cocke Co. for a short time in the 1890's, then moved to Roane Co.
- J. Hatcher
-- 5218 Bent Bough Lane, Houston , TX 77088
- Jan 23 1999
- Looking on info on Darius O'Neal b. Va. Buried in Cocke
Rev. war and War 1812.decendants include George Washington
O'Neal.Need info on home before moving to Tenn. and on wife.
-- 823 W. College St, Sherman, TX 75092
- Jan 23 1999
CROSSLAND, MEEKS, WILSON, WINDHAM
- Need information on Reubin WINDHAM of Va, died 1796
Tenn. married Jane CLEMENTS in Va. in 1785. Think she married John
WILSON and moved to Tuscaloosa, Al abt 1819 with sons Thompson
Windham and Edward Windham. Need children and their lines. Also
parents of Reubin and Jane.
- Seeking information on Meredith Taylor CROSSLAND, born 1805
Co. Tenn. He married Lucinda CLEVELAND, the daughter of Joseph and
Martha MEEKS CLEVELAND. They lived in Tuscaloosa, Al. before 1830. Need
his parents and siblings. Any information on where they married
and information on the children. He was assassinated in 1866 in
Tuscaloosa county on his way to be sworn in as a state legislator.
Edgeworth_Smith -- 2931 County Road 48, Ranburne,
- Jan 23 1999
DAVIS, HELTON, WOOD
- Thomas BEAN and wife Mary WOOD BEAN were found in Cocke
of 1880. Children William A., Henry N., Thomas A. P., Mary M., John
S., J.?A.. They came from Caldwell County NC. Looking for any info on
- John HELTON and wife Harriet WOOD HELTON were listed in
County Census. Children Francis L., Mattie J., Sarah E., William
Robert, Jerome George, Mary Ann. John and Harriet came from Caldwell
County NC. It appears that the children were all born in TN. Looking
for info on their decendents.
- William Joe Billy DAVIS was supposedly born in Cocke County
He was in NC in the early 1830's, where he married Cynthia Gentry.
All of his children were born in NC in what is Madison County.
Looking for any info to confirm his parents and siblings.
- Thank you.
- Jan 22 1999
- Looking for info. on P.James (Jimmy) WILLETT his father was
WILLETT. Jimmy Was born between 1840-1850 he was married twice. First
wife Nancy DAWSON, 2nd wife was Carolyn DAWSON. Need info on
Nancy also, she died around 1880 in cocke co.
- Jan 20 1999
- Seeking information on the family of David Wood and Ruth
lived most of their lives in Cocke County, TN. They had fourteen
children, including Joseph and Jeptha Wood. Father of David Wood was
Joseph Wood from PA; father of Ruth Fowler was Thomas Fowler.
- Jan 18 1999
HOLDER, MOYERS, REED, SMITH, WORTH
- I am looking for Decebdents of Samuel Reed, who was born in
and settled on the Nolichucky River, before 1790. He had the
1) John Reed who married Nancy Worth, Rhoda Reed, who married Gabriel
Holder, Robert Reed, who went to Georgia, Jesse Reed, who died
before he was grown, Eliza Reed, who went to KY and there married,
Nancy Reed, who married John Worth, George W. Reed, who stayed in
Cocke County, Elizabeth Reed, who married Zachariah McCone, Margaret
Reed, who married Tilchmond (Tilmon) Buckner. I am also a decendevt
of Nathaniel Smith, and David Brown, who were in the Cocke Co.,
Greene Co., Washington Co., TN area before 1800
- Jan 16 1999
HENRY, HICKEY, HICKS
- Searching for
parents of tarleton bryant b
1785 sc jane lived cocke
co eve henry hickey one
daughter mary m wiley hicks
glad to exchange information
- Patti Kruger
Jan 11 1999
- Looking for info on the Mims family of Cocke County,Tn between 1700
and 1900. Lived in Newport and Parrotsville areas. Immigrant from Va.
was William Mims married to Mildred "Millie"(no last name). Family
Jeanne Mims Filice
-- 8130 Deville Court, Gilroy, CA 95020
- Jan 11 1999
- Searching for Any information on Adaline (MILLER) HEMBREE
in Cocke County. She was a bondservent to a BROWN. From this union
a child was born, James born Sept. 9, 1836. Adaline later married
David/Davis Hembree born 1815 SC. James then took the HEMBREE name.
Information on the MILLER, BROWN and HEMBREE families would be
greatly appreciated. Anyone with information on Bonds of Cocke or
surrounding counties PLEASE contact me. Thank-You
Jan 10 1999
- James R. Black Cocke Cnty. 1850, Howard Black (son) ended up
navarro cnty tx.1870's
Jan 9, 1999
- Trying to find information on Thelma Katherine Bryant
(b2-4-11/d4-25-36). Biological father was Luke Hannah, mother Florra
M. Kyker (b1893). AFTER birth of Thelma, Florra Kyker married Homer
Bryant. Florra M. Kyker daughter of William G. Kyker (b 1867) wife
Harriot _____ (b 1867). William G. son of Joseph J. Kyker (b 1818)
and Pricilla_______ (b 1822).
Thelma married Roy Elden McSween.
The other names I have
are William Riley and Sarah Hannah, but I don't think they were his
parents - possibly aunt and uncle? - Luke had a child with Flora
Kyker in 1911 named Thelma Catherine.
Please, please look through anything you might have. He is
definitely my "brick wall"
Jan 6 1999