Hamblen County, Tennessee Queries
Looking for desendents of Vance Gonce of Hawkins County in Hamblen County. Any info
will be appreciated.
Submitted on Sun Dec 20 18:11:02 EST 1998
Searching for information on Benoni/Benony Harres/Harris, born in Ireland or Maryland
in 1782. He married Rachael Lee and they lived in Hawkins County; she may have lived in a
location split off to Hamblen County, Tennessee. He died after 1829. Have information on
their descendents, but searching for information on the parents of Benoni and Rachel Lee
Harris; also their place of marriage. Willing to exchange information on thei descendents.
Thanks for your assistance.
Rufus F. Harris
Submitted on Sun Dec 20 17:03:05 EST 1998
Looking for information on: Lewis(Louis) H. Felknor, b 1852, d 1906 Alexander
Felknor(Felkner) b 1818 d 1904 They lived in Hamblen, Jefferson, or Hawkins County
Submitted on Fri Dec 18 16:24:25 EST 1998
I am seeking any information about Ephraim SHOCKLEY b. circ. 1865. He moved from
Morristown TN to Rockcastle Co. KY and married Hannah Stores (or Storrs) the daut. of F.F.
Stores and ??? Pickering. He had 9 adult children Fred, Oscar, Lesslie, Anna, Ruth, Clara,
Sally, Elizabeth and Flora. He died in Homestead FL.
Gary Shockley -- 127 Thompson Rd., Lexington, KY 40508
Submitted on Tue Dec 15 09:03:22 EST 1998
I just received a death certificate for my Great Grandfather, James WEST, who died in
Hamblen County after being hit by a train. He was said by the family to be near Bull's
Gap. The undertaker involved was Harry Sfetzer Undertaking Co. at Morristown. Is there any
way of finding out if any records have been kept from there and where I might find them?
He died Aug. 19, 1923. His parents were: John and Lavina (Vina) MYERS WEST. Sarah Jane
WEST was the informant for the information listed on the form. Thanks for your help.
Phyllis WEST PARSONS -- 5676 S. County Rd. 200 E., Clayton, IN 46118
Submitted on Tue Dec 15 01:02:22 EST 1998
Researching all WATTS and BLANTON Families from Hamblen, Hawkins, Grainger and
Jefferson Counties. My GG Grandfather, GREENBERY WATTS came from Pittsylvania County,
Virginia to District 13, Hawkins County ca. 1826, which district became a part of Hamblen
County. CYNTHIA COWARD BLANTON,wife of WILLIAM JAY BLANTON , came to Grainger County with
her sister, DIANAH ELIZA COWARD JACKSON, from North Carolina after the Civil War and prior
to the Census taking in 1870. She settled in Civil District #l which became a part of
Hamblen County. Dianah married HENRY BIDDY in 1871. Would like to make contact and share
information with anyone researching these families.
Carolyn E. Lambert -- 2009 South Park Avenue, Springfield, IL 62704-3403
Submitted on Thu Dec 10 00:56:05 EST 1998
JOHN CRAWFORD CHEDISTER moved his family from Whitesburg, StClair etc. by Train about
1900 and settled in the San Juaquine Valley of Calif. Familys of this line
included:HARRIS, HECK, GULLEY,THOMAS,DODSON etal. most families now in Tulare and Fresno
Co. Any information.
Bob Barker-Bylsma -- 702 Verona ave. , San Jacinto, CA 92583-2900
Submitted on Thu Dec 3 12:53:56 EST 1998
I am looking for the name(s) of the husband(s) of Esther LANE (of Tidence5,
Rev.Tidence4, Richard3, Dutton2, Samuel1). My family lore says my ancestor Hester LANE m.
John BRITTAIN. She was born about 1795. Hester's daughters have marriage records in
Jefferson Co. There is also an 1814 Jefferson Co marriage record for an Easter LAIN &
John BRITTAIN. Census records indicate widow Hester BRITTAIN lived in close proximity to
Tidence5 LANE families and several other BRITTAINs in Jefferson - now Hamblen - Co., from
1830 to 1850: Are Esther Lane, Easter Lain and my Hester Lane the same person? I would
appreciate directional pointers from anyone researching this Tidence LANE or any BRITTAINs
of Jefferson/Hamblen Co 1790-1870. Thanks,
Submitted on Mon Nov 30 17:34:41 EST 1998
Im looking for information for the parents and siblings of John WEBB. Also for
the parents and siblings for his wife Ellen DERRICK. John was born May 1847, in Tenn. He
died Dec. 28 1912, in Tenn. Ellen was born 3 September 1846, in Tenn. She died 4 July 1936
in Tenn. They were married in 1868 There are conversations by relatives that say Johns
Father is Billy WEBB, And Ellens Father is Acy DERRICK. ( no proof just talk ) The 1900
Census has a brother of John living with them. The brothers name is Madison A.WEBB, age
49. The census has the Father of John & Madison being born in Tenn. And their Mother
being born in Virginia. Ellens parents were both born in Tenn. One of Johns sons Gene
WEBB,age 90, claims he was born in or around Morristown, Tenn. Also he thinks Johns Father
came from either Jefferson or Hamblem Co. One other item he can remember something about
the FROG POND area, But he isnt sure what it is, he thinks maybe someone living there I
Vincent C. Sawyer
Submitted on Sun Nov 29 00:00:40 EST 1998
Looking for Gonce's in Hamblen County,desendents of Vance Gonce.
Submitted on Mon Nov 23 14:47:59 EST 1998
JA MARTIN b-1840, married (1860) Elizabeth (?) MARTIN b-abt 1840 and lived in Mulberry
Gap, Hancock Co, TN. JA went to war in 1863 leaving Elizabeth in Mulberry Gap with 3
children, Wade H., Alice &George, up thru1880 census. Wade H. MARTIN, b-1860, married
Alice Grace GREEN b-1862, in 1885 and lived for a period of time in Morristown, before
moving to KS in 1904. Grandparts Elizabeth or Wade H. were members of GAR Moody Post of
Morristown. What happened to JA? Who is his parents? Who were Elizabeths parents? Where
are they buried? All help needed.
Submitted on Mon Nov 23 02:57:02 EST 1998
Looking for information on John PARKS who married Bonnie JORDAN and they were living in
Morristown,TN. when they both passed away. Any information will be appreciated.
Submitted on Wed Nov 18 20:03:34 EST 1998
I AM LOOKING FOR ANY INFO ON A HAMILTON M. MOYERS BORN CA 1851 IN HAMBLEN CO., TN. DIED
CA 1890-95 IN EITHER HAMBLEN AND/OR JEFFERSON CO. TN. HE MARRIED A MARY ELIZABETH NEWCOMB
AND HAD THREE DAUGHTER GEORGE ANN, ?, AND BESSIE LEE. WE ARE INTERESTED TO KNOW WHERE AND
WHEN HAMILTON AND MARY BURIED. WE ARE ASSUMING THAT THEY DIED TOGETHER THANKS IN ADVANCE.
Submitted on Wed Nov 18 08:18:42 EST 1998
Looking for information on my ggrandfather Joseph M. Prince who is buried in the Witt
Bapt Church in Hamblen Co. The story is that he was a school teacher who taught pinmanship
and drawing, and died from riding circ. His wife was Martha Neal, she and there children
were in the 1900 Census of Jefferson Co., Tn, with her mother (Nancy Martin Neal) living
next door with her two sisters and her brother living next to them. I have not been able
to find any information on Joseph M. Prince for the time frame for them being in the area
and the children being born was in the late 1887 to 1900 time frame. We all know there was
no 1890 census. The mother was possibly born in North Carolina, or Tenn. On the census the
birth place is NC and on her and her sister death certificates in Texas there birth place
is listed as Tenn. Joseph M. Prince was born in 1866 and died in March of 1896. Please any
help or connection would be app. I do not know where he was born. Thanks,
Glenda Bales Mounger -- 3548 CR # 412, McKinney, TX 75069
Submitted on Sat Nov 14 11:29:03 EST 1998
I am a decendantr of Alexander Ballard Jr the Son Of Alexander Sr Who Was born in
Whitesburg, Tennessee. I have Ged Com Ready To Send toall interested in these names.
Chuck Ballard -- 1992 South 200 East Apt 320B, Salt Lake City,, UT 84115
Submitted on Sat Nov 14 05:47:18 EST 1998
Anyone researching Adaline Rice wife of John Rice and Ellis Riggs who died l2/13/1879
in the Rice family home vicinity of Morristown, TN - I have a copy of her obituary that I
found in my gr gf, Jesse Cowan of Buncombe Co. NC., family bible.
Submitted on Wed Nov 11 13:14:51 EST 1998
I have been told most of my life that Morristown was named after relatives - The name
Gideon MORRIS seems to keep coming up, and I was wondering if there is printed information
on him other than he signed the Wautaga Petition. I have definitely traced roots back to
Gideon but really have no information on him other than the above and that he married
someone named Jennett.
Submitted on Wed Nov 11 09:07:23 EST 1998
I'm researching my g-grandfather and his family. Frank R. MILLER b. May 1887 in
Morristown, TN; m. Della May Lloyd 26 Dec 1903 in Anderson Co.; d. abt 1912. They had
children: Lloyd b. 24 Feb 1905, Sam b. abt 1907; Jessie Nell b. 26 Oct 1909 and Mildred b.
30 Oct 1911. Jessie Nell m. Howard Lowe and had 21 children. Can anyone help?
Janet Ricketts -- 1009 Jefferson River Circle, Montgomery, TX 77356-6151
Submitted on Sun Nov 8 18:40:44 EST 1998
I am looking for info on Joseph M PRINCE, born February 19, 1866 somewhere in
Tennessee. He married Martha NEAL in 1887. He died March 6, 1896 in Hamblen County,
Tennessee. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Michelle Moore Bardin -- 7510 Dartmouth Dr., Rowlett, TX 75089
Submitted on Sun Nov 1 20:37:02 EST 1998
Im interested in obtaining info re Thomas Pendleton BROOKS (2/24/1830 to 8/20/1893. He
was a blacksmith and was in the 9th TN Cavalry during the Civil War. At one time resided
in Morristown near the "Radio Center" section of Morristown. Brooks married Mary
Jane Holt in 1851. Am also interested in learning more about the 9th TN Cavalry Civil War
Unit which had men from the Morristown area.
W. Carroll Reed
Submitted on Mon Oct 26 21:54:07 EST 1998
I'm trying to find my grandfather's father's family. My grandfather's name was Herbert
Charles MOORE. He was born to Charles Gilbert and Hannah MOORE in Whitesburgh on Ap.3,
1895. I'm wondering if there's a melungeon connection or possibly related to a John Y.
MOORE. Could be Hawkins county too.
Submitted on Tue Oct 13 17:54:48 EDT 1998
Am searching for Edwin A.WATKINS children who lived with his sister Margaret M.WATKINS
(B 1840) Marr Sherman McFARLAND 25 Mar 1862 in Jefferson Co.,TN. were living in 1910 in
Hamblen Co.Children were: Bettie (b 1870) and Osborne (b 1873). Adeline Ellen had married
C. Burk Justice and living nearby. These children were born in Cherokee Co.TX. Any info is
Submitted on Tue Oct 13 02:10:04 EDT 1998
Looking for information on Carl Britton Lee. Born 1858 and died 1934. He was said to
have been a county court clerk. He married Margret Victoria _____. If you have any
information you wish to share please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you Dawn
Dawn -- 2456 Fairview Road, Morristown, TN 37814
Submitted on Fri Oct 9 02:00:44 EDT 1998
Resaerching family of John Benjamin HARRIS formerly of Morristown until about 1920 then
Knoxville where he had a General Store. Son was James Benjamin HARRIS (Ben) born around
1898-90, 3 daughters who were unmarried. Ben may have had daughter Barbara as well as son
John. Barbara was born in Knoxville around 1925. Ben's son in Texas in 1931. Looking for
relatives or information about my family.
John B. Harris -- 4845 San Juan Ave, Fair Oaks, CA 95628
Submitted on Mon Oct 5 17:13:51 EDT 1998
(http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/b/l/a/Debbie-A-Blakley/ 1880 Fed. Census: Hamblin
Co.,TN.MC#T-9, Roll 1258, Call# OHS, Page 28, Lines 13-21.---David Travis (b.Sept. 1846
TN) he marr. Nancy maiden name?(b. July 1843 TN.) Their children> Mary E.-age12,
Maggie-age9, Joseph-age6, David E.-age1. Also living with them is #2-Nancy-age35,
#2-Mary-age8, and James-age6. (Census states Mary and James as neice and nephew). On the
1900 Fed. Census: Hamblen Co.,TN. Sheet 4, Ed55, Line 18- it also lists two additional
children for David and Nancy. They are Myrtle (b. June 1886 TN.) and Henry R. Travis
(b.June 1889 TN.) Myrtle eventally married W.W.Hill and resided in Talbott, TN. in the mid
1930's. MAY have had WHITEHEAD/BROWN/BENNETT-- cousins. BUTLER Family:1880 Fed Census,
Hamblen Co.,TN.-MC#T-9, Roll#1258, Call#OHS, Page 25, Lines 37-42.--Father: Calvin-age 32.
Calvin marr. Virginia(maiden name?). Their children> William H., Ellen, Martin L.,
& Burton or Barton?.
Debbie (TRAVIS) Blakley
Submitted on Sat Oct 3 21:43:44 EDT 1998
Calvin and Viginia Butler, 1880 Tennessee Census/Hamblen Co., children: William H.,
Ellen A., Martin L., Burton. Also, David and Nancy Travis, also on the 1880 Census/Hamblen
Co., their children Mary E., Maggie, Joseph, David E. Any info on their respective
families, parents, etc. appreciated.
Submitted on Sat Sep 26 15:10:11 EDT 1998
I am looking for info on Nathan Blackwell who reportedly moved to Hamblen County from
Marshall County in Dec. 1849 or Jan. 1850. He was accompanied by his mother (first name
unknown). They may have left Hamblen County for Texas in September 1850.
>Michael Osborn -- 4648 Kellykris Dr., Saint Charles, MO 63304-3411
Submitted on Sun Sep 20 22:54:32 EDT 1998
My Great grandfather and grandmother lived in Hamblen Co. They raised eight children.
John O., my grandfather, Love H., William F., Thomas, James C., Lillie B. Lutterell,
Florence E. Smith and Jennie B. Wilford. Interested in any info on any or all if possible,
especially John B. and Nancy. Thanks John O. Frye III
John Frye -- 201 Windy Hill drive, Lafayette, IN 47905-2869
Submitted on Fri Sep 18 19:45:28 EDT 1998
James LONG and wife nicknamed Genie or Sena BALDWIN are said to have lived in
Whitesburg/Russellville area of Hamblen Co. She is d/o VA Rev. War soldier James BALDWIN
(abt 1752-1802/03) and Elizabeth FERRELL (d. 1835 Hancock [then Hawkins] Co., TN), many of
whose descendants lived in Hancock Co. They reportedly had son Rev. John C. Long. They may
have had a son/grandson who remained in Burkes Garden, Tazewell Co., VA. with
uncle/great-uncle Andrew BALDWIN. ANY leads on this family appreciated. Will exchange
Submitted on Mon Sep 14 18:00:03 EDT 1998
Information on Sanders Miller and Wife Susan in Hawkins County during 1830-40-50 and in
Jefferson County in 1860 until Hamblen County was formed. Sanders and Susan Miller parents
of John W. Miller. Sanders Miller had brothers by names of Robert Miller (?) and S.
Caron Jorgensen -- Route 2, Box 362-C, Canton, TX 75103
Submitted on Tue Sep 8 18:20:07 EDT 1998
Caldonia Lee CORBET or CORBETT, b.Dec.12,1881, close to Morristown,Tn. married Abraham
Moses MILLER, b.Sept. 23,1875/6, close to Morristown,TN. They had two children born close
to Morristown, Vesta, b.Oct.13,1903 and Inman N., b.July 8,1904. I can not find their
Parents ____CORBET or ____ MILLER. I would appreciate any help. Thanks!
Sandy Moore -- 518 Virginia Ave., Ponca City, OK 74601
Submitted on Wed Sep 2 17:56:51 EDT 1998
Wishing to correspond with descendents of Benjamin and Ann CARMICHAEL STUBBLEFIELD.
Benjamin b 1848 d 1915 Ann b 1855 d 1900. Ann was the daughter of Archibald and Rachel
Submitted on Sat Aug 22 13:08:35 EDT 1998
Looking for descendants of Pleasant STARNES (1850), his daughter, Sarah Jane (Sallie)
STARNES of Thornhill, her husband, George Benjamin ANDERSON of Tazewell, their daughter,
Laura Bell ANDERSON who married John Frank SMITH (1888). Their children were Amanda SMITH
HERRELL (1889), Sarah Jane (Sallie) SMITH LAW (1891), and Henry Ellis SMITH (1894). I've
come to a block looking for John Frank SMITH. He and Laura divorced and she married Alfred
HOLLAND about 1905. He was said to have married a younger woman. He worked for the
Southern Railway Company and built railroads and bridges. He was a civil engineer who
served in the Spanish American War. He was born in 1869, but I don't know what happened to
him after 1905.
Kristin A. Rossi -- 3907 Spring Meadows Drive, Houston, TX 77080-1436
Submitted on Thu Aug 20 20:07:13 EDT 1998
Hi, I trying to find any information about Elizabeth ARROWOOD was told she was born in
TN. Hamblen Co. said she died in or abt. 1910 in Greene Co. Was also told she never
married. She had 4 children: Cordelia "Cordie" ARROWOOD she marr. a Reves POE
thier children: Henry, Rosie, Bessie, Laura, Hobert POE. Laura ARROWOOD died in
Rutherford, NC. - she marr. a George LEWIS thier children: Sam, Clarence, Kenneth,
Charlcey, Cordelia LEWIS. Cassie Elizabeth ARROWOOD (my g-grandmother) b. March 11, 1884 -
d. Nov. 12, 1960 she marr. Nov. 7, 1900 to a George Portum STINE b. Nov. 24, 1878 - d. May
2, 1942 thier children: J.M., William Basil, Lillie Mary Jane, Cecil Robert, Thelma
Elizabeth, Della Ozell, James Rufus (my grandfather), Bonnie Ruth, Warren Samuel STINE.
Chesley ARROWOOD: died at age 16. If anyone has anymore information Please contact me,
Patricia Henson -- 1938 S. Courtland Ave., Kokomo, IN 46902
Submitted on Wed Aug 19 11:05:16 EDT 1998
A. Nicholas NOE born: 13 Dec 1812 TN died: 1 Jan 1873 Hamblen Co., TN son of David
Shields NOE and Sarah Counce. Married 8 Oct 1833 to Harriet DARNELL born @1811 VA. Who
were the parents of Harriet? Nicholas and Harriets children were 1. Sarah NOE @1833-1905
(Did she marry Elisha Chaney and later William COX?) 2. Orlena Elizabeth (Betty)NOE 15 Nov
1836-17 Nov 1856 married 1856 James Preston COX son of Solomon COX and Dicy GLASGOW. This
is my line. Does anyone know who were the parents of Dicy GLASGOW COX? 3. Matilda M. NOE
19 Aug 1838-9 Sept 1910 married Harry MEDLIN 4. David M.H. NOE @1842 5. Sidney E. NOE
@1845 5. Samuel L. NOE @1848-1922 wed Alice Hicks 6. James NOE @1848. Any help would
appreciated. Thank you Patty
Submitted on Mon Aug 17 19:51:08 EDT 1998
EVERHART - WEBB Angaline Webb b Jan 1869 d 1955 married James Everhart on 3 Jan 1886.
Last known address is Bean Station, Tennessee. Would someone be kind enough to look at the
1910 or 1920 Hamblen Co Census for this couple and let me know the children listed for
them. Thanks, Teresa Helton Garcia HeltoTV@NORTHAMERICA.StorTek.com
Teresa Helton Garcia
Submitted on Thu Aug 13 10:25:48 EDT 1998
Looking for information on Powell Robinson, b. 17 Mar 1822. Married Minerva GILLENWATER
b. 21 Feb 1829. Her parents were Thomas GILLENWATER and Ellen CARMACK. Supposedly Thomas
and Ellen came from Hamblen Co. I have no information further back than this. If you can
help, please do! Thanks! Millie
Submitted on Mon Aug 10 19:52:42 EDT 1998
I am attempting to compile a list of all those people known to have been buried in
TALLEYS CHAPEL CEMETERY, Russullville, TN. There was a list compiled of those with
markers that was performed in the 1930s and again in the 1980s. Between those years a few
markers disappeared and one more has disappeared since the last review. There are
approximately 125 unmarked graves in the cemetery. I know of about 15 of them. If anyone
has relatives buried there please let me know. My family intends to erect a common marker
to all those buried there without an individual marker and would like to get as many names
as possible before we do that next summer. Thanks.
Submitted on Thu Aug 6 09:57:38 EDT 1998
Looking for info on Mary Francis FLETCHER, probably called Francis since that is what
her death certificate says. It lists her married name as CARY or CORY, cant be sure.
She was born Feb 14, 1851 to Leonidas FLETCHER and Elizabeth POTTER. Died July 9, 1924 in
Whitesburg, TN. Would appreciate any info anyone may have on these families.
Submitted on Thu Aug 6 09:52:26 EDT 1998
HENSON Marion Delaney left Morristown Tenn. about 1890? He had a wife HENSON elezabeth
[GIBBIONS}MAIDIN NAME 1son elbert L HENSON,4 daughter,eva WRIGHT meddie RAMSEY,lizzie
NUNN? emare FLIPIN. MY query is who were parents of Marion D HENSON, M.ELIZABETH and
ELBERT wife Lou HENSON MAIDIN [BELL], THEY came to Cross-cut Texas. THANKS for any help
Submitted on Wed Jul 29 02:03:12 EDT 1998
Looking for information on George B. Householder born in Morristown circa 1877.Servied
in the Spanish/American War.I beleive he is buried in the veterans cemetery in
Knoxsville,Tn. If you have infomation send to.
Mae Householder -- 15 Huff Corner Road , Wellington, ME 04942
Submitted on Mon Jul 27 17:18:52 EDT 1998
I am looking for informtion on Mark Breeden M.Martha Jane Rimmer no dates.Dow Jones
M.Margaret Ann Cooper Her parents where Henry Clint Cooper and Jane.I know they where in
Hanblen Co.for some reason i cant find anything on these family can anyone
help?Thank you very much.
Submitted on Sun Jul 26 21:31:46 EDT 1998
looking for info on William Henderson Young b.4/27/1875 where ? died 6/9/1942 Hamblen
Co. married Addie Fugate 5/26/1895. any help would be greatly apprieciated.
Submitted on Sun Jul 26 12:51:07 EDT 1998
Jasper Newton LINE who are his parnets? Is Isaac LINE born 4/8/1822 of Hamblen Co. his
father? Jasper Newton LINE was born 8/30/1848 in Hamblen/Jefferson Co., TN. he died
3/27/1920 in Lebanon, Laclede Co., MO. Jasper married Alice Bell WHITE on 12 July 1871
unknown where. Jasper and Alice had a total of thirteen children. Any help would be
appreciated and willing to share.
Submitted on Mon Jul 20 15:16:23 EDT 1998
Looking for John Wicher b abt 1742 VA or England, d abt 1817 TN, bel this county, md
Nancy Anne Adkins of Pittyslvania Co., VA, Theire first born was Rhoda Witcher, she md
James H. Mallicoat.When James moved his family into TN around Grainger, John and Nancy
Witcher moved with them as the story goes. Any one researching this line, please contact
me. Thank you. Jean
Jean JBrand@sierratel.com, Fresno, CA 93728
Submitted on Wed Jul 8 13:20:47 EDT 1998
looking for any info on JOSEPH MARTIN father of GEORGE FRANKLIN MARTIN and WILLIAM
ANDREW MARTIN fromTennessee. about 1870 May be from Knox, Hamblen or Green County. George
moved to Cleveland County NC. George and his wife Sarah are buried at Palm Tree Cemeterie
Cleveland County NC. George Franklin Martin /b March 30, 1874 d September 10, 1949. Sarah
F.Martin /b October 9, 1875 d June 26, 1962 w/o GFM Any information would be appreiated.
Submitted on Thu Jul 2 01:57:04 EDT 1998
Susan SNODDY, age 94, of Morristown, died Feb 19, 1947, and was buried in White Pine
Cemetery in Hamblen County. She was the widow of R. N. SNODDY. The children who survived
her include: Virginia, Elizabeth, Mrs. J. W. HALE, and John W. SNODDY. How does this
SNODDY family relate to John Law SNODDY, a native of White Pine, Hamblen County,
Tennessee, who died in West Palm Beach, FL., on June 2, 1955?
Submitted on Thu Jun 25 09:41:22 EDT 1998
I am looking for ancestors of Birdie Leona DALTON WALKER, daughter of Hattie HIPSHERand
William DALTON. I am also looking for ancestors of Carl or Karl Emerson WALKER son of
Hattie C. BROOKS and Abraham F. WALKER. These are my paternal grandparents. Abraham or
Abram was blind and attended a school for the blind in Jefferson County.
Submitted on Wed Jun 24 12:30:24 EDT 1998
Searching for information on Thomas Jefferson HATCHER ,b. ca 1842 was a confederate
soldier , 15th Alabama Inf. Regt. Would appreciate any help. He settled in Morristown
during Civil War. I have information on his family before the War but not later.
Robert E.Hatcher -- 110 Yorkshire St., Dothan, AL 36305
Submitted on Mon Jun 22 18:10:47 EDT 1998
I am needing help with info about John Arron and John Perry SMITH. John Arron born in
1807 and John Perry born in 1828 they should have a tie to Alpha area by a land grant
because of military service.
Submitted on Sat Jun 20 20:01:54 EDT 1998
I would like to exchange information with other descendants of James>Courtney, the
son of George Courtney. James was born about 1806/7 in Jefferson County TN. He married
about 1823 and had five children; Sidney Courtney, b. 1825, George E. Courtney, b.
5/16/1826, Elizabeth Courtney, Martha Courtney, b. 1827, Eliza Courtney b. 1834. Some of
his descendant's lived in Hamblen County. I am George Leach P. O. box 1425, Guymon, Ok
Submitted on Fri Jun 12 00:06:14 EDT 1998
Looking for information on Julia Louise Patterson born November 9, 1881 who was the
daughter of Calvin Patterson and Matilda Maxfield.
Submitted on Wed Jun 10 10:58:12 EDT 1998
I am searching for descendants of James ROBERTSON, John ROBERTSON, Richard T.
ROBERTSON, William ROBERTSON, Hezekiah ROBERTSON, and Jesse ROBERTSON all born between
1793 and about 1825 in Hawkins County. They were sons of Richard ROBERTSON, who died in
1831. Connections with Greene, Hamblen, Jefferson, and Grainger Counties. James, Hezekiah
and Jesse must have moved on further west about 1831 - 1840. Richard T. ROBERTSON's family
was in Claiborne County. John and William's families stayed in Hawkins for some time.
These names are hard to track because there are so common. If you think you may have a
connection, please contact me.
Larry Robertson -- 107 Bob Davis Rd., Gray, TN 37615
Submitted on Mon Jun 8 01:40:01 EDT 1998
My g-gf, James Marcus COFFMAN, born 12-25-1869, possibly Hamblen Co., died 6-21-1943,
Fabens, TX. Buried Anthony, NM.; married ? STRUDEVANT, also born TENN, date unknown. A
daughter, Estelle COFFMAN, my g-gm, born 4-8-1892, Ardmore, OK. Any information on COFFMAN
or STRUDEVANT families would be greatly appreciated.
Michael Rucks -- 517 Alpine Avenue, Taft, CA 93268
Submitted on Sun Jun 7 23:48:13 EDT 1998
I am searching for descendants of Dorcas ROBERTSON (born very early 1800's). Dorcas was
married to a PURKIPILE. She was listed a daughter on the will of Richard ROBERTSON as
Dorcas PURKIPILE. This family may have been living in Grainger Co. or later moved west,
possilble Missouri or Kentucky. If you have a possible connection to this family, please
Larry Robertson -- 107 Bob Davis Rd., Gray , TN 37615
Submitted on Sun Jun 7 01:44:00 EDT 1998
I am looking for info on Homer Virgil LEE married to Lucille MCSWAIN. Homer'sfather was
Henry LEE married to Cordie SETSOR LEE BOWLIN. I can't find anything on Lucille except
that her father was Jess MCSWAIN and her step-mother was May MCSWAIN. Lucille and her
parents were said to live inJeffersonCity during Lucille's childhood.I would appreciate
any innfo on any of these families.
Submitted on Sat Jun 6 21:00:58 EDT 1998
I am searching for living descendants of, and information on Thomas MULLINS of Hawkins
Co. and Jefferson Co. He was born 1811 in Tennessee. Wife's name was Mary ?, born 1814.
Their 3 children were: (1)Martha MULLINS B.1833 in Tennessee, married Wm. T. RIPPETOE,
then Grant ROBERTSON after death of 1st husband, (2) Melissa MULLINS born 1833, married
Wm. GRIFFIN, (3) Wm. Matthew MULLINS born 1839, married Martha HALE. Wm. Henry MULLINS
(son of Wm. Matthew MULLINS) owned a large store in downtown Morristown in the early
1900's. I would love to share information with anyone interested.
Larry Robertson -- 107 Bob Davis Rd., Gray, TN 37615
Submitted on Sat Jun 6 10:26:59 EDT 1998
Hi, I trying to find any information about Elizabeth ARROWOOD was told she was born in
Silver City, TN. Hamblen Co. said she died in or abt. 1910 in Greene Co. She had 4
children: Cordelia "Cordie" ARROWOOD she marr. a Reves POE thier children:
Henry, Rosie, Bessie, Laura, Hobert POE. Laura ARROWOOD died in Rutherford, NC. - she
marr. a George LEWIS thier children: Sam, Clarence, Kenneth, Charlcey, Cordelia LEWIS.
Cassie Elizabeth ARROWOOD (my g-grandmother) b. March 11, 1884 - d. Nov. 12, 1960 she
marr. Nov. 7, 1900 to a George Portum STINE b. Nov. 24, 1878 - d. May 2, 1942 thier
children: J.M., William Basil, Lillie Mary Jane, Cecil Robert, Thelma Elizabeth, Della
Ozell, James Rufus (my grandfather), Bonnie Ruth, Warren Samuel STINE. Chesley ARROWOOD:
died at age 16. If anyone has anymore information Please contact me, thank you.
Patricia Henson -- 1938 S. Courtland, Kokomo, IN 46902
Submitted on Thu Jun 4 09:28:34 EDT 1998
Looking for the rest of Isaac LINE and Frances Unknown children. Isaac was born 1824 in
TN, Frances was also born in TN in 1825. Children I have Alexander Porter LINE, George
LINE, Frances LINE, Mary LINE, Newton LINE (could he of also wnet by Jasper Newton LINE?)
Isaac's Will list him as from Hamblen County. Any help would be appreciated.
Submitted on Mon Jun 1 22:42:56 EDT 1998
I am searching for information about William T. BUCHANAN who was born in N.C. but moved
to Hawkins Co. after the Civil War. His father was George W. BUCHANAN. William T. married
Elizabeth HEADRICK of Hawkins Co. William lived in Hamblen Co. most of his adult life. He
was married 2 more times in Hamblen Co. He had a large family by Elizabeth one of whom was
my grandfather , Felix Earl who married Dora Fondren. Any help is appreciated.
Submitted on Wed May 27 17:17:39 EDT 1998
I would like to know the name(s) of the MORRIS who founded Morristown, and the name(s)
of his/their wife/wives and children.
Submitted on Sun May 24 08:53:48 EDT 1998
Lewis Feltnor LEEPER (1810-1888) lived in Hamblen Co. most of his life. His father was
Matthew LEEPER located across the county line in Jefferson at Muddy Creek. I am looking
for Matthew Leeper's wife and the names of their parents. Lewis or his siblings
Peyton C. and William K. may have listed their parent's names and birthplaces. There is a
chance that Matthew LEEPER's wife was a Native American. I lack a carabelle cusp which
indicates that lineage, and Matthew's wife and both their parents are the only unknown
relatives. Any leads will be greatly appreciated.
Submitted on Thu May 21 22:15:16 EDT 1998
HENSON marian, elbert they moved form morrstown about 1895 to Texas I have info about
them after there moved to Texas my cousans in Texas said that Morristown is where they
moved from. I think along with marian,his son elbert,were three
daughters,medie,evea,drussey spelling of daughters ?? thank you for any help,and if charge
please let me know.
Freddie Max Henson -- 155 oak valley , , Lakehills, TX 78063
Submitted on Fri May 15 02:26:51 CDT 1998
Searching for a William BEGLEY who married a Hannah COMBS HICKMAN aft 1910 moved to
Morristown to live, family of Hannah lived in Edison, Hancock Co., TN. This was told to me
by a cousin, Hannah was my Great Grandpa's sister.
Jeff Combs -- 406 Gallup Ave, Mount Carmel, TN 37645
Submitted on Sat May 9 21:42:35 CDT 1998
Winfield Scott Horner, born15 Aug.1854, Jeff. Co. Tenn. Need Mother maiden name. Father
name was William Horner, born 1826. Dont know when he died.
Ken Horner -- 4805 S.E. Bishop Road, Lawton, OK 73501
Submitted on Sat May 9 16:41:30 CDT 1998
I am trying to locate any information regarding my wife's father, John Price ARNOLD and
his father and mother. We believe that John Price ARNOLD was born in/around
Morristown,Hamblin Co.,TN. His date of birth was July 05,1913. His death certificate
states that his father's name was Sam(could be Samuel)and that his mother's name was
unknown. However, we think the mother's name may may have been Betsy,Betty or Elizabeth.
John had an older sister named Ella Mae and younger siblings named Eli, Beulah and
Charles. John and his siblings were orphaned about 1922 for a reason unknown to us. Any
help with this query will be greatly appreciated!
Jim WRIGHT -- 284 Taylor St, Bruceton, TN 38317
Submitted on Sat May 2 12:46:04 CDT 1998
Requesting info re. Grandfather: Joseph Grant TALLEY (?Jr). Born according to family in
Hamblen Co in May 1869. His father: Joseph TALLEY. His mother: Sarah (? JONES) who died in
the same month he was born. I do not have birthdate,death date of Joseph Talley, nor the
birthdate of Sarah. I find a Joseph Talley age 41 in 1880 Hamblen census with wife Nancy
and son Joseph age 11. Could this be my family. Were the parents born JeffersonCo,
Grainger Co.??? Appreciate any help
Submitted on Thu Apr 30 14:47:51 CDT 1998
I am loking for kirk relations. James cannon kirk was born in Grainger in 1823. He
married 2 times . 1 Lydia Disney 2. Mary Mays.It was also written that the family place
was called "KIRK HOLLOW".
Kathy Kirk -- 545 north Grandview, Papillion, NE 68046-2222
Submitted on Wed Apr 29 22:25:18 CDT 1998
The Rightsell family lived in first Green County(1803 will) and later in Morristown.
They probably didnot move but had a county line change. They married into the McClister,
Phillips,and Witt families. I am looking for both recent and older records. When did the
family first arrive? Who did Lizzy Wagner marry. What was Barbara Wagner Rightsell's
L Rightsell -- 2415 Taylor Road , Penryn, CA 95663
Submitted on Wed Apr 29 17:10:18 CDT 1998
Looking for information on a JAMES ALBION STEPHENS married to EMOLINE MARSH. Had a
daughter,DORA BELLE STEPHENS who married WILLIAM BALLARD KIRK, Sept 1888 in Morristown.
Submitted on Sun Apr 26 16:27:07 CDT 1998
Looking for information regarding John Luther Cooper d. 1916 in Hamblen Co. and wife
Mary Angeline McDonald both buried in Dover Cemetary in Hamblen Co. Also Mollie Moore
married to Augutus Cooper d.4/1/69 in Cocke Co. Buried at Clay Creek Church.
Submitted on Sun Apr 19 12:58:51 EDT 1998
I am searching for info on John Wilson my G-G-Grandfather. He was born in 1843 in TN.
(county unknown). served in the military. Married Jane Lowry in 1866. Some of his children
were born in Hamlen County,TN. His son Thomas s. Wilson is my G-Grandfather born in 1871.
This is all any of our family have of Tennesee info.
Submitted on Fri Apr 10 13:01:20 EDT 1998
reps JONES, lucy PRITCHETT, james HARRISON, mary HARRISON, jane TODD, low TODD, daniel
William C. Jones
Submitted on Sun Mar 22 16:36:42 EST 1998
I am searching for the parents of John Edward Lynch DOB September 15, 1871 DOD May 19,
1952 he married Margaret Adeline Kirk on September 15, 1892. Also looking for any
information on James Cannon Kirk DOB 1823 and his spouse Margaret Ivy DOB 1819.
Submitted on Sat Mar 21 19:34:44 EST 1998
I am searching for Alexander Smith DOB June 1842 and married a lady named Jemima ? I
have found them in the 1900 Hamblen County Census with two grandchildren last names Long
living with them. They had six children one of whom was Lucy Smith married to John
Hamilton Long. The Long grandchildren do not belong to Lucy and John. It is beleived they
had two daughters one named Maggie married to William Simmons and Josephine Smith married
to Daniel W. Hazelwood. I would appreciate any information on this line and will share any
Submitted on Sat Mar 21 19:31:23 EST 1998
I am looking for any information on the Ivey/Ivy families. I know that one of my
grandparents is John Hamilton IVEY DOB 1811 and married November 13, 1844 to Isabella C.
Hazelwood. There is some connection with the Iveys giving money to the Economy
Methodist Church. Can anyone help? Thanks Jan DuBose
Submitted on Sat Mar 21 19:26:34 EST 1998
Seeking data on George Long (l757-c,l838), Rev. War soldier from Shenandoah Co., Va.
Applied for pension in Hawkins Co., Tn. on 3 April l833, pension number S4564. Hi wife was
Elizabeth, maiden name unknown. No mention of her or children in pension application.
Joseph Long (l795-c.l867) married Sarah Pangle (l797-c.l865), Jefferson Co., Tn., on 22
Oct.l8l6. He owned l47 acres of land now part of Hamblen Co., Tn., near Whitesburg,
Hamblen Co., Tn. Both are buried in Bent Creek Church cemetery near Whitesburg. Im
trying to connect George Long and his wife, Elizabeth as the parents of Joseph Long
(l795-c,l867)? Any information woud be greatly appricated?
Walter C. Burgner -- 2005 Ann Way Drive, Lima, OH 45805-l6l9
Submitted on Thu Mar 12 15:09:34 EST 1998
Looking for the HARRIS family of Hamblen and Knox counties. Any information on John
Benjamin HARRIS or his son James Benjamin HARRIS, (b.1898 or 1899 in Morristown), would be
much appreciated. John HARRIS was thought to be a farmer in Morristown and later moved his
family to Knoxville and opened a general store.
Laura Harris -- PSC 559, POBox 5926, FPO, AP 96377
Submitted on Wed Mar 11 23:36:58 EST 1998
Looking for John Frank SMITH, b. NC 1869. Lived Dist. 4 Hamblen Co. in 1900. Married
Laura Anderson (dau. of George Anderson (Claiborne Co.) & Sarah Jane Starnes (Grainger
Co.). 3 children, Amanda, Sarah Jane (my grandmother) & son Henry Ellis. My
grandmother told me where she lived was covered by the waters of Cherokee Lake. John Frank
SMITH was a civil engineer & built bridges for Southern Railway Co. My grandmother
told me her daddy left when she was 14 years old. The last time they ever saw him, he was
getting on a train with a young woman in 1904 or 1905, but no one knew where
they were going. He was in the Spanish- American War and helped build the Panama Canal.
Laura married Alfred Holland & took her children to Pittsburgh. Can anyone help me
find my great-grandfather John Frank SMITH? Other family names are ANDERSON (Claiborne);
STARNES (Grainger).Looking for descendants of William and Euless SMITH (Hamblen Co.) who
may be his sons with the young woman (1910 census).
Kristin Rossi -- 3907 Spring Meadows Drive, Houston, TX 77080-1436
Submitted on Fri Mar 6 13:10:55 EST 1998
Anyone a descendant of Sanders MILLER or Robert MILLER, who lived in present-day
Hamblen County in 1830-40-50? I believe my g-g grandfather, John W. MILLER (b. 1829) was
the son of one of them. JW MILLER operated a mill on the Holston River in present-day
Hamblen in the early 1860s.
Mike Patterson -- 2205 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4569
Submitted on Thu Mar 5 17:57:44 EST 1998
Want parentage on following families: Joseph LONG born l795, Hawkins Co.,Tn? Married
Sarah (Sally) PANGLE on 22 Oct.1816, Jefferson Co., Tn. Owned l47 acres of land in and
around Whitesburg, Hamblen Co., Tn. No data on his parentage, although there was a George
LONG, Revolutionary War soldier from Shenandoah Co., Va., who served in Shenandoah County
Militia. He received a pension for his service and lived in Greene Co., Tn., when he
applied for his pension. There wasn,t any mention of his wife or children in his
pension.George LONG died sometime l833 to l838, perhaps Greene Co., Tn? Joseph LONG and
his wife, Sarah PANGLE had several children, eldest was, James Henderson LONG (l8l9-l898)
who married Rutha J. FIELDING-FIELDEN(l832-l899) on l7 Nov. l855, Jefferson Co., TN. Need
data on her parentage as l880 census states the navtivity of her parents was Virginia? No
other data on her parentage? Partenage of Sarah (Sally) PANGLE, is that her father was
John PANGLE (c.1770-l852), mother was Margart.
Walter C. Burgner -- 2005 Ann Way Drive, Lima, OH 45805-l6l9
Submitted on Wed Feb 25 14:34:06 EST 1998
Looking for information on Lewis Trent . Had a brother Clay who owned a tobacco
warehouse in the Morristown area.
Rosa Marie Arnett-Lee
Submitted on Sun Feb 22 16:12:33 EST 1998
Birth certificates, Wedding licences. any information on the Family of William
WILLIAMS. We know that he married in the 1830s and he had 7 children.most of his
children were born in the Hawkins, Hamblen and PoorVally area, In Tennessee
Submitted on Sat Feb 21 21:57:15 EST 1998
I am searching for SAMPLES and MARTIN about 1800 Hamblen Co. Tn.
Francis Martin -- Route 1 Box 89, Decatur, TX 76234
Submitted on Thu Feb 19 06:06:12 EST 1998
Searching for information on family of Allen S. GRAY and his wife Lou Ann JACOBS who
were natives of Morristown in the late 1800s.
Submitted on Mon Feb 16 19:43:43 EST 1998
My gg-gf, John W. MILLER (1829-1912), ran a mill on the Holston River near present-day
Russellville during the time of the Civil War. Is this the same John Miller listed with
the family of Sanders MILLER (a miller by occupation) in the 1850 census of Hawkins
County? Anyone ever done a complete, careful inventory of the cemetery at Russellville? I
believe John W. may have had brothers William MILLER and Leander MILLER. I have Civil-War
age photos which say Uncle Will MILLER and Uncle Leander MILLER,
also the original handwritten deed when he sold his property in 1865 in preparation for
coming to Texas.
Mike Patterson -- 2205 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4569
Submitted on Tue Feb 10 22:31:20 EST 1998
Searching for information on cause of death William A. BALLARD b. 14 Feb 1833 TN, bur.
1 Nov 1865 Bent Creek Cemetery, Whitesburg, TN. m. 11 May 1855 to Frances Savanah SIMPSON.
Was William in the Civil War? Have not been able to find any information. Was only 32 when
he died. Left 3 children. Doing Genetic research due to many illiness in family. Any help
will be appreciated.
Helen Ballard Bumgardner -- 2291 Americus Blvd., W. Apt. 41, Clearwater, FL 33763-2562
Submitted on Sat Feb 7 19:00:02 EST 1998
I am searching for information concerning John Hamblen, his wife, Hannah McCarty, their
daugther Sarah Hamblen, and Sarahs husband John W. Bishop who lived in that area in
the 1790s. I am interested in any information about what they did and who their
siblings and forbears were. Thank you.
Grady Loy -- C. P. O. Box 702, Tokyo, , Japan, AL 100-8692
Submitted on Mon Feb 2 06:57:13 EST 1998
Looking for wives names of: George Marvin WHITE B.1-25-1850-He married on 10-27-1869,
Greene Co.as well as those of his brothers, Richard Lafayette WHITE B. 7-31-1847 mar on
6-15-1868 to..?..and SAMUEL M WHITE B.7-5-1854 mar. on 9-28-1898 to...? other brothers
were: JAMES JUDSON WHITE, ROBERT HARDIN WHITE, THOMAS HEWS WHITE & CHARLES PORTER
WHITE. Their other sister, Martha Jane WHITE mar. John Tate McFarland. Two brother were
supposed to have gone to Texas abt. 1875 w/their father, JAMES H. WHITE B. 1-30-1821 and
their sister, ANN MARIAH WHITE , who mar. John McAnally. (I am desc of ANN MARIAH). Anyone
with info on this family, contact me. Have lots of other info to share about MOOREs,
Jeanie Hardin -- 12510 Piping Rock, Houston, TX 77077
Submitted on Sun Feb 1 17:22:19 EST 1998
Information or relatives of NANCY KIRK, Father JAMES KIRK, Mother MARGRETE DAY. DOB
1858. DOD 09/30/36. At date of death, full name was NANCY KIRK YORK MAYS.
Rolanda York -- PO Box 918, Harrogate, TN 37752-0918
Submitted on Sun Jan 25 14:51:35 EST 1998
Interested in corresponding with any one researching these two names. Maggie Lou Locke
born cira 1894 and Barton Harrison Watts1890 married in Rogerville about 1913. Hamblen
Submitted on Thu Jan 22 20:55:59 EST 1998
email@example.com Thursday, January 22, 1998 5:57 AM
BALLARD, ZILPHA RICHARDSON....d. 22 Feb 1926, buried Bent Creek Cemetery, Whitesburg, Hamblen, TN. No death certificate available. Haven not been able to find out who took care of this funeral. She was living in the area of Bulls Gap in the home of son John Floyd Ballard at the time of her death. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Helen Ballard Bumgardner
These families were located in Carter County by 1780. I have substantial information on
each family which includes many lines.
LINDA CARRIGER DILLOW
Submitted on Tue Jan 20 12:43:20 EST 1998
I am searching for information on the parents of John Bachelor JACKSON who was born October 20, 1797 in North Carolina. He died February 10,1858 in Morristown, (Jefferson County), Tennessee. He married Dorcas COX, daughter of James and Mary Eva COX of Boones Creek, Washington County, Tennessee on October 17, 1818 in Wayne County, Kentucky. Children of John Bachelor JACKSON and Dorcas COX were: David Cartwright Jackson, born November 16, 1821 in Kentucky Martha Matilda Jackson, born about 1823 James Cox Jackson, born about 1824 in Athens, McMinn Cty, Tenn. John Edmund Jackson, born April 6, 1825 in Athens, Tenn. George William Jackson, born February 18, 1827 in Athens, Tenn. Thomas Mabry Jackson, (my GGrandfather) born Dec. 11, 1829 in Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee Sarah Elizabeth Jackson, born about 1831 in Athens, Tennessee Mary Eva Jackson, born 1832 in Athens, Tennessee. Francis M. Jackson, born Dec. 13, 1836 in Athens, Tennessee I need ANY information on the parents of John Bachelor Jackson... I have plenty of info on the decendants of all the above listed Jacksons if anyone needs it. Any and all help will be appreciated. Tom Jackson
firstname.lastname@example.org Wednesday, January 14, 1998 8:29 PM
Want info on Ephriam MOORE 1793-1875 & Nancy LANE MOORE; He was well known minister(he served at Clay Creek Church, Friendship & Warrensburg; he is buried at old Moore residence in Morristown) as was his grandsons & Nancy's relatives, Tidance Lane & Joseph WHITE. Jeanie Hardin
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