Cocke County, TNGenWeb
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- Martha E., b: 5 Jan.1840, d: Jan. 1929, Sevier
m: George Washington Webb c1862. Did they marry in Jefferson or Cocke
TN? also..parents of Martha E.Patterson may have been, Cornelius
and wife, Violet ? Again, may have been in Jefferson or Cocke Co.TN.
anyone give me any information on Cornelius Patterson and wife, Violet
? Thank you
- Thomas Parrott was born in 1798 in
He moved to Mendon, Mercer County Ohio with his wife Elizabeth Coil,
his father-in-law. He and Elizabeth had nine kids. One of them was
J. Parrott. He is my great-grandfather. Joseph Married Harriet Waters
1867 and had my grandfather, Burt Rolland Parrott. Thomas Parrott's
were John Parrott (or Parrett)Jr., and Elizabeth Hall. The family
from Frederick Parrett, who immigrated from Alsase-Lorrainge (between
France and Germany) around 1737. He settled in Toms Brook, Shenendoah
VA. Thomas Parrott served in the Revolutionary War with his seven sons.
He died in Mendon Ohio in December of 1880.
- Jun. 24, 1997
- JENKINS, POINDEXTER, YATES
- John Jenkins, b. 1805, TN and
b. 1805 TN are listed in the 1850 Polk Co., TN census with 6 children.
1) Easter, b. 1830 Cocke Co.,TN married Samuel Yates; 2) Russell, b.
TN; 3) Nancy, b. 1837 Cocke Co., TN married Pascal P. Poindexter; 4)
b. 1840 TN; 5) John, b. 1843 TN; 6) William, b. 1845 TN. My main
is Nancy and Pascal Poindexter (my GGGrandparents) but looking also for
any information on the parents and siblings of John Jenkins, Sr. and
maiden name, her parents and siblings.
- Looking for Brizendine information: Thomas, wife
Davis, married Jan. 14, 1812, both died in Cocke County. Their children
were Joseph, Abner, Martha Jane, Sarah Ann, Miranda, Joel, William,
Jane, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander, Edward, and Arthur. I have
about some of these children and their decendants, but it would take
much room. I'm mainly interested in Joel, his wife Susan Masters. I'd
glad to share
BELL/BALL, GREENE, POTTER
- Looking for information on Mary
(nee ?), mother of Ellen (Potter) Greene, b. Jan 16, 1863, d. May 8,
Mary Potter later remarried to Oary Bell (Ball?).
AILEY, CATES, MCGAHA
- Would like any information on the
William Russell McGaha native of Cocke County - his wife was Cynthia
Cates they had one son Claude L McGaha, two daughters - Reba McGaha
and Eula McGaha Ailey. William McGaha died at the age of 74 in
Tennessee. He is suppossedly buried in the Charleston Methodist
Any information would be greatly appreciated Thank you
- I am searching for Kelly/Kelleys who were
first settlers in Greene Co., TN. They settled in an area still known
Kelly's Gap. The first to come from Ireland was John Kelly/Kelley Sr.
had 14 or more children. One of his children Samuel, who later had a
in Kelly's Gap was my gr, gr, gr, grandfather. I recently visited the
also Cocke County and met some of my family, it was very exciting. I
visited Kelly's Gap, which has been a dream for me since I was a
and found out that it existed. I would appreciate any information that
anyone may have regarding this family's history or present. I am also
to the Norwood's whom I believe originated in Cocke, Co, (not sure) My
gr., grandfather was Francis Asberry Norwood and his wife Laura whom I
believe was a Reece.
- Jun. 7, 1997
- I am researching Inman and Bragg that resided
County, TN in 1830. John Inman was married 1808 to Elizabeth Bragg by
uncle, John Inman in Cocke county. Who are the parents of John Inman?
are the parents of Elizabeth Bragg? How is the John Inman that married
John & Elizabeth related to John? The John Inman that married
is the son of Shadrach Inman who lived in Jefferson County, but I can
make the connection. Can any one please help me to solve this puzzle.
searched for years as to who the parents of John Inman might be, but
had no luck. John and Elizabeth moved to IL ca 1833.
- I am looking for ancestrial information on the
of Lavinia Morgan thought to be from Green county- married to Newton
Cocke Co. circa 1880-85. I would like to confirm suspicions regarding
Korea disease heredity. Father may have been Philip.
BAXTER, TRITT, WILLIAMSON
- Researching Baxter, Williamson,
in Cocke County. Would appreciate any information about the following
William Baxter, Nancy Jane Tritt, Lewis Williamson
- May 31, 1997
BAYLESS, EVANS, RICE
- Labon or his son Spencer. Labon Rice
1785 in Cocke County. Wife was Elizabeth Bayless, daughter of Hezekiah
Bayless and Jane Evans. Appreciate any help given.
- May 28, 1997
- Looking for parents of Nancy Catherine
Lucretia Tittle, who married brothers William and John McGaha and lived
in Cocke Co, TN.
- May 27, 1997
- Looking for Thomas Lee Finney born in TN
OK 1911 Who is parents Both Born in NC He married Emily Jane Hantz
Cock Co., TN. abt. 1856. parents of Emily Jane. William Hantz and his
- Seeking information on John
was inducted into service for War of 1812, at Newport also discharged
Newport. He may have married Louisa Ann Shirley in this area. Both are
my g g grandparents. Would like any information on them, i.e. date of
any children, their parents names and where did they go to. Thank you.
Will respond. Leon Lookingbill.
- May 16, 1997
- H. James, resided in Weakly Co. in 1850.
Willis,Eliza, John, George, Richard, Mary Ann, James Ethridge, Nancy,
and Emily. Seek information regarding H. James' marriage to Elizabeth
Possibly lived in Madison Co. in 1830. John Heathcott married Artencia
- May 2, 1997
BENNETT, ESTES, FAGG, FINCHUM/FINCHIM, HOLDER,
- Names of some of my ancestors, Vincent Holder, John Henry
Estes (Confederate veteran), & Alberta Fagg Estes. And John
I'm not on line yet, but hope to be soon. So, please contact me at:
Weaver Branch Road, Bluff City, TN 37618. Thank You
- (No E-mail address) Carolyn Holder Hawkins
NICHOLS, PETERS, SEVIER
- I am looking for info on Reuben
and his father, Reuben Peters, in Cocke, Carter or Green Counties
1850. Reuben Allen Peters married Rebecca Sevier, on 28 Dec. 1846 in
County and they are on the 1850 census in Cocke County. Reuben Peters
Elizabeth Nichols on 14 Aug. 1804 in Carter County. Any info will be
Other names that I'm searching for in the early 1800's in East TN are
Rector, William Mangrum, Mary Davis, James Hendley, Jane Nolen, and
- Searching for information on the Manerva
who purchased land from W. A. Hendrick ? in Cocke County in 1882. Who
her husband ? Is she the same Manerva Masoner found in 1880 census in
Co. as a widow ? Need help in identifying this individual.
DELMER, RAY, WARD
- Seeking information on the family of
Ward, born 1927-1931. He was a member of 19th Infantry Regiment 24th
Division, US Army, Korean War. He was listed as MIA, 16 July 1950, He
16 November 1950. He entered the Army in Greene County, TN. Wish to
member of his family or anyone with information about his family. He
have been a resident of Washington, Hawkins, Cocke or Hamblen Counties
- Jan. 23 1997
BIRD, BYRD, WILSON
- Researching the family of Thomas Wilson
and Sarah (Sally)
Bird (Byrd). Thomas was b-ca. 1812 in South Carolina Sarah was b-ca.
in TN. In the tax list of Cocke, 1839 in the 9th Dist. Thomas listed in
the 1840 Cocke Co. Census. Thomas listed in the 1850 Cocke Co. Census.
In the 1860 Cocke Co. census Sarah was listed as head of household, so
Thomas died? between 1850-1860. Sarah's mother was living with them in
the 1850 census. 1860 Census Children' names I know Jame, Charity,
George, Byrd (my Line), Joseph, Mary, Sarah. Would appreicate any info.
- Seeking information on Isaac Burleson,
to Monroe County Tn. ca. 1825. Need name of his first wife. Was she in
Cocke County? Did he marry his second wife Mary Coleman in Cocke
or did he meet her in Monroe County? Was her father Jesse Coleman and
Spencer Coleman in Cocke County at same time with Isaac Burleson ? Any
help and information will be greatley appricated.
- Jan. 20, 1997
- McAdams/Brickey: John McAdams married Mary
about 1802, probably in Cocke Co., TN. Their chilren, b. In TN, were:
m. Isom Compton in Mo; Matilda, m. (1) Thomas Jamison & (2)
and Jemima, b. 1807, m. Silas Brickey. Mary Brickey McAdams m. Thomas
after the death of McAdams and they moved to MO in 1817. John McAdams
have been born in NC and I haven't located his death information. I
like to hear from anyone regarding this family line but am escpecially
interested in McAdams as it may pertain to John. Donovan Yingst, Boise,
- Searching for John Cooley b. 1868, in the 1880
census he is
in his father's (John F. Cooley and Catherine McClanahan Cooley) home
White Co. TN. By 1900 John has moved. He was a coal miner and had a
sister that married a Hodge that lived near Pleasant Hill, TN. She had
a letter from him in the early 1900's. Stating he had been working in a
coal mine in east TN, and that there had been a cave in but he was OK.
this was the last anyone heard from him. Some ofhis family moved to
VA., IL., E. KY, and OK. Any help will be appreciated.
- I am interested in this Jones line that came
County between 1870 and 1880 from Cocke County. I am interested in any
information that might help clear up who the father of Marvel is. I
I know, but have no documentation. I believe he is the son of Wyatt
who is in Cocke County by 1840 (from Buncombe County). Wyatt IS the son
of Stephen Jones and Stephen is the son of Joshua Jones who is thought
to be the son of an early Allen Jones. I have much info on Jones that
from the Buncombe County area of NC. I would appreciate any help on
family ie cemetery records, death certificates etc. 1880 Census Jones,
Marvel, Jefferson County, TN; District 5 Marvel 54 TN Dicy wife 48 TN,
Steven son 22 TN, (William S. from 1870?) Milburn son 19 TN, (Myatt M.
from 1870?) Alen son 17 TN, Mary dau 15 TN, Harriet dau 12 TN, Sherman
son 10 TN, Laura dau 8 TN, Zora dau 6 TN, Martha dau 4 TN, Miller, Wm.
s/in-law 26 TN, Miller, Malinda dau 25 TN (Matilda from 1870?) Thank
- Jan. 10, 1997
MILLER, RAMSAY, RAMSEY
- Seeking info on my grandfather's
family. She was from Newport,Tenn. A daughter of Jesse Ramsay/Ramsey
Martha Miller. She had a brother named Dewey Ramsey. Her name was
Her and my grandfather were married in Gastonia, NC. That is where she
is buried. My grandfather's name was Lonnie Key. Any help would be