Am looking for Seaborn Welch, Moved to Hamblen Co.From either Loudon Co. or Knox.Co.
Believe he died in 1935. His Father was Jesse Welch his Mother Was Winnie Arwood.
He had Sibling's named John,Green,Eliza,Sarah Thanks for any help you can give.
Iva Lee Hurley
Submitted on Wed Dec 29 11:11:10 MST 1999
Looking for information about these family write-ups in Goody's. Louis H. FELKNOR was
reportedly some kind of Hamblen County Official like Treasurer. Can anyone confirm that
for me. I also have a copy of circa 1880's photograph of Alexander FELKNOR and his wife
Anna Chilton GOAN if anyone would like to see. They lived in Jefferson County. Any
information on any of these families would be appreciated. I do have a good bit of Felknor
and Funkhouser information that might help someone.
Submitted on Mon Dec 20 10:30:47 MST 1999
Seeking information on Annis Ruth BALLARD b.1879 Hamblem Co. TN d.1969 married Andrew
Mack HOWELL b.1870 d.1957, Daug. Addie Mary Ruth Howell married? Clay R. Simmons in
Hamblem Co.(we think)if you have info on this family please contact me. Thanks
Submitted on Mon Dec 13 20:44:17 MST 1999
I'm looking for the family of Rebecca ALEXANDER, born about 1833, possibly in Hamblen
Co. She married Peyton LEEPER 20 Feb 1851. They had the following children: Thomas,
William, George, Jacob, Mary, and Marcus. Also looking for the mother of Peyton LEEPER.
His father was Matthew, whose second wife was Sarah Meyers, but don't have 1st wife's
Submitted on Fri Dec 10 08:48:28 EST 1999
I am looking for any information John Goins who married Sarah Dugan. Morristown, Tn
location. Around in the 1800 - 1860 time period. Tobe Dwin or Mayme Dwin. If information
is out there, please forward to KPatrick@aol.com Thank you.
Melanie Dockery -- 48 Bolongo Bay, St.Thomas, U.S.V.I., AL 00802
Submitted on Tue Dec 7 23:50:52 EST 1999
I am searching for information on William Timothy Comer. Born May 11, 1851, died April
25, 1926. Was known to be living in Morristown from 1919 to 1923. Wife's name is unknown.
15 children born, last 3 were triplets. Daughters Laura and Senia married brothers, Thomas
and Henry Broyles and lived in the Bristol, Tn area and are buried there. Any information
would be appreciated.
Submitted on Tue Dec 7 13:08:03 EST 1999
Looking for an article that was in the Hamblen Heritage, volume 8, Issue 2, Spring
1993, titled Mathew Bussell Family, Tennessee. Is there anyone out there who can help me
with this? Thanks
Submitted on Sun Nov 28 20:51:55 EST 1999
Help! Looking For Welch,Jesse,Sebern,Green,John,Eliza J,Parker,Sarah,Found Parker Welch
in Hamblin Co. 1870 Census He was 80 Yrs.Wife Margaret50 Yrs.Female Eliza J. 16 yrs.Eliza
Married Andrew J.Dockery,Sebern Married Phobe Woods,John Married Twice 1st. Wife Martha
J.Arwood,2nd.Mary Jane Trentham,Their children were Robert,Noah,Nell,Minnie Bell,Noami
Welch If You can Help Thankyou in advance
Submitted on Fri Nov 19 10:37:24 EST 1999
I am looking for the obituaries of Marshall F. BUCKNER died 1 Apr 1979 and his wife,
Zelda Joyce SILBERT BUCKNER died 6 Aug 1998 in Morristown, Hamblen, Tennessee. Thank you
for any help you can give.
Submitted on Wed Nov 17 19:59:43 EST 1999
I am looking for information relating to my ggrandfather whose first name is Fuller and
last name Jollay. His wife was a Hill. He was in Andersonville prison because he would not
fight in the Civil War. I believe my grandmother was born in Morristown.
Submitted on Mon Nov 15 12:00:48 EST 1999
BREEDEN, DAVIS My Grandfather James Alexander Breeden,born cc1850,married Rebecca Davis
cc1870. He had brothers Sterling and Thomas,a sister Olive. I have found references to
Sterling in Hamblin County. Any help out there?
Submitted on Sat Nov 13 16:53:11 EST 1999
I am seeking information on JOHN LANE B.1757,son of REV.TIDENCE LANE.The only
information I have is the year of his birth,that he fought in the BATTLE OF KING'S
MOUNTAIN, and at one point lived in what is now Hamblen Co.,Tenn.I would like information
on his wife and children and whether he remained in Tenn. or moved to another area.Any
information would be helpful.
Submitted on Fri Nov 5 08:49:18 EST 1999
Looking for info on Charles Gilbert MOORE (dentist) and wife Victoria (?). Victoria(?)
died and he married her sister Elizabeth(?) and had 4(?) children. The children were
Herbert Charles (born 1895), Elsie, Frank,and ?. Family in Hamblen, Hawkins, Greene,and
Washington Co. Thanks, I'm an interested ggdaughter.
Submitted on Thu Oct 28 15:53:11 EDT 1999
I am searching for any information about my father's ancestors. His name was Cecil
Woodson PRATT, Sr., born on September 25, 1904, in Hamblen County, Tennessee. His father's
name was Rufus Leonard PRATT and his mother's name was Hattie L. Barrett. My dad was an
only child. I have been told that his grandfather or grandmother was a Cherokee Indian. I
would appreciate any information.
Sandra (Pratt) Harrison
Submitted on Thu Oct 28 10:41:53 EDT 1999
LOOKING FOR JAKE PURKEY WHO MARRIED GILLIE BALLARD ABT 1911 in MORRISTOWN. SHE WAS THE
DAUGHTER OF WILLIAM HARDEN BALLARD IF YOUKNOW ANY THING ABOUT THIS FAMLYLET ME KNOW
CHARLES BALLARD -- 14542 SOUTH 6290 WEST,, HERRIMAN, UT 84065
Submitted on Thu Oct 28 05:42:32 EDT 1999
John SEXTON married Adeline KINLEY, had 3 daughters and 1 son. Lizzie, Donnie, Maggie
and Porter. Lizzie was born approximately 1886. Any information would be helpful!
Submitted on Mon Oct 18 19:02:34 EDT 1999
Name: John Newton WILLIAMS(1829-1896)s/oJackie WILLIAMS & Catherine NEWTON, Spouse:
Martha Ann PHILLIPS(1831-1913)d/oWilliam PHILLIPS &Jemina PULLEN, Children: 1 M:
Jasper WILLIAMS(1848-1895)m. Molly, 2 M: Newton WILLIAMS(1850-1873), 3 M: John McCauley
WILLIAMS(1852-1934)m. Florence Hester CRAIG, 4 M: Will WILLIAMS(1854-1929)m.Sarah
HUMPSTON, 5 F: Mollie WILLIAMS(1857-1877) m. Preacher HALE, 6 M: Charlie
WILLIAMS(1859-1935), 7 F: Emma Caroline WILLIAMS(MY GREAT GRANDMOTHER)
(1861-1928)birthplace:Morristown,TN buried:Newport, WA m.James Edward WILLIAMS, 8 F: Laura
WILLIAMS(1863-1863), 9 M: Robert E. Lee WILLIAMS(1864-1864), 10 F: Daisey Lee
WILLIAMS(1866-1867), 11 F: Hattie WILLIAMS(1868-1869), 12 F: Lida WILLIAMS
(1877-1940)m.Clyde SMITH, My great grandmother was born in Hamblen County, she came from a
big family. Anyone researching the same family...I have lots of info to share.
Submitted on Wed Oct 13 13:46:11 EDT 1999
i AM SEARCHING GEORGE GARRETT HILL BORN IN HAMBLEN CO SEP 1850. HE MARRIED MELISSA
MAYES BORN IN TENNESSEE. THEY HAD SONS NAMED JAMES GRAY, GEORGE NELSON, THOMAS LOFTON HILL
PLUS OTHERS. THEY MOVED TO NEBRASKA WHERE GEORGE DIED AND IS BURIED IN MISSOURI. IS ANYONE
SEARCHING THIS LINE. I HAVE NO INFO ON MELISSA HELP!!!! ANITA
ANITA GREGORY -- p o box 104, ALLYN, WA 98524
Submitted on Tue Oct 5 23:00:44 EDT 1999
SEARCHING FOR ISAAC NEWTON BALLARD BN WHITESBURG,HAWKINS CTY,TENNESSEE MARRIED 12 FEB
1846 To MARY C.WALLACE in MORRISTOWN,HAMBLEN CTY.,TENNESSE HAD SOME CHILDREN. ABT 6 ANY
WITH INFORMATION ABOUT THIS FAMILY PLEASE CONTACT ME I AM RELATED
CHARLES BALLARD -- 14245 SOUTH 6290 WEST,, HERRIMAN, UT 84065
Submitted on Wed Sep 29 10:03:14 EDT 1999
Seeking information on Hargis Marion ACUFF b. ca 1830's. Buried at Creech's Chapel
Cemeterey, Whitesburg, TN (no dates on grave). Possible siblings are Catherine ACUFF
WILLIAMS b. 4/04/1836 d. 6/03/1908 wife of Robert WILLIAMS, and Lizzie ACUFF. Any help on
this ACUFF and WILLIAMS lines would be greatly appreciated.
Submitted on Tue Sep 28 02:13:12 EDT 1999
In 1890 Veterans Schedule census, Orval B. THOMAS is listed as living in Hamblen Co. He
served with the 4th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment. He had a brother, John, that
served with a Texas Infantry Unit. Would love to share info with anyone regarding Orval
Submitted on Wed Sep 22 16:16:10 EDT 1999
I am looking for any and all information relating to James Aden (Arden) BRADY. He was
known to live in Morristown,TN and is buried there. I have been unable to locate the name
of the cemetery. He was married to Molly Love BOLTON. This is all we know, except he may
have been a traveling preacher. He had several sons and I believe three daughters. He was
married prior to Molly Love but we have no name for his first wife. One son was Mack
Charles BRADY. One daughter married a WAMPLER. I believe he also had a son named Shell. If
you have any information please let me know. All help is appreciated.
Carla Subler -- 405 N. Kenilworth, Lima, OH 45805
Submitted on Wed Sep 22 09:45:42 EDT 1999
Names of children of John and/or Hezekiah Hamblen, as well as any other biographical
information, cemetery records, census information. My ancester was Henry, son of Hezekiah,
but don't know any names of brothers or sisters.
Katy Greenwood -- 2812 Camelot, Bryan, TX 77802
Submitted on Tue Sep 21 23:07:03 EDT 1999
I am looking for the parents and grandparents of Halmer Daniel Warren from Morristown.
I believe was born there in the 1920's and married Ruby Toby there in the 1930's. I am
also looking for this family's links to possible Cherokee ancestory.
Submitted on Tue Sep 21 20:59:50 EDT 1999
I am searching for PETTIGREWS in the Morristown area beginning in the mid 1800's to the
present. Especially would like to have lists of orphanages in that area during the late
1800's early 1900's. Please contact me with any information.
Sharon Theurer -- 1819 North "H" Street, Wellington, KS 67152
Submitted on Mon Sep 20 16:58:51 EDT 1999
ROBINSON, James WW. James Wesley Warren Robinson (or variant thereof) is listed in his
Civil War service papers as dying in the hospital in Morristown, Tenn, in early 1863. Are
there surveys of the Morristown cemeteries and would anyone know if there are marked
gravesites from the Confederate hospital there? James WW served with the 43rd Al Co A.
Submitted on Fri Sep 17 22:10:15 EDT 1999
Searching for information on Amos WINSTEAD married to Tennessee GREEN(E). May have come
from Greenville, SC to Russellville in the 1880's or 1890's. They had five children born
before coming to Russellville.
Submitted on Wed Sep 15 23:03:04 EDT 1999
In search of information on William (Bud) Harrison Parker born 6-12-1911 in Mooresburg,
Tennessee, (married Nora Marie Easley between 1944-1946 then divorced soon after). His
father is James Marion Parker and mother is Bertha Helton Parker. He has two sons James A.
(Tony) Parker and Terry W. Parker of Morristown, TN. He has sisters Molly Buttrey, Pauline
Holt, Bobbie Wallace. A brother Dana H. Parker. I don't know how to contact any of these
relatives. This is the only info I have.
Submitted on Fri Sep 10 18:52:37 EDT 1999
DODSON, RIGGS-need information about Rawleigh/Rolly DODSON b 1828,s/o Elisha DODSON.
Rolly mar 1852 Eliza J. RIGGS. Is enumerated in 1860 Hawkins Co. census with issue: John
W. b 1855,my gr.fa.;also Julia F., Mary C., James F. Some of these children also in 1870
census Hamblen Co, with #2 wife, Rebecca. Will exchange information. Margaret Dodson
Margaret Dodson Findley -- 210 Larry Street, Iowa, LA 70647-4003
Submitted on Wed Sep 1 12:12:06 EDT 1999
Seeking early history of the Bench Creek Baptist Church, Hamblen County, Tn. and names
of congregation members about 1811; specifically the George Horner family. Also burial
records of the Whiteburg Cemetery Hamblen County.
Submitted on Sat Aug 28 13:49:16 EDT 1999
Isaac Alexander or (Alexander Isaac) Hux or Hucks in Hamblen Co. at the time of his
death in 1913. He married Sophia Hammonds in 1867 (?) in Jefferson Co. I need his parents.
Submitted on Wed Aug 25 16:14:47 EDT 1999
Hi, I trying to find any information about Elizabeth HAUN was told she was born in Abt.
1828 in TN. Hamblen Co. said she died in or abt. 1910 in Greene Co. Was also told she
married a Samuel ARROWOOD. They 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
Hamblen Co. - d. Nov. 12, 1960 Hawkins Co. she marr. Nov. 7, 1900 to a George Portum STINE
b. Nov. 24, 1878 in Greene Co., TN. - d. May 2, 1942 in Greene Co., TN. thier children:
J.M., William Basil, Lillie Mary Jane, Cecil Robert, Thelma Elizabeth, Della Ozell, James
Rufus my grandfather), Bonnie Ruth, Warren Samuel STINE. (James Rufus STINE married Jessie
Thelma MITCHELL in Hawkins County, TN.) Chesley ARROWOOD: died at age 16. If this matches
your info, Please let me know. Thanks
Patricia Henson -- 7 East Dr. , Decatur, IL 62526
Submitted on Mon Aug 16 11:09:51 EDT 1999
Joseph Edward ROBERTSON m. Elizabeth J. GREENE, lived in Morristown,\par Tn.in middle to late 1800's. No additional info on Elizabeth Greene.\par Joseph's father was John Robertson, and his mother was Annie Bentley of Ga. Any additional info would be greatly appreciated. Will share\par what I have. Ramona Scarborough Robertson
7025 Hanging Cliff Place, North Richland Hills, TX 76180\par
Submitted on Sun Aug 15 17:15:06 EDT 1999
My g-g-grandfather was Benjamin Abbott CREECH he is buried in Creech's Chapel Cemetery. My g grandfather was Marion Acuff CREECH Sr. he was a son from Benjamin's second marriage. I would like any\par information any one may have on this line. My grandfather Marion Acuff CREECH Jr told me the wife of Benjamin was a Sarah HARTMAN. Any information on any of these people would be appreciated. Thanks!
Nena Creech Columbia South Carolina
Submitted on Sun Aug 15 14:49:58 EDT 1999
Does anyone have any information on a Liberty Hill Methodist Church & Cemetery in
Hamblen Co Tn? I am looking for information on a John H\par and Mary Emeline RYAN MILLER
family. I understand Mary Emeline and some of her children are buried there. I do not know
where John H is\par buried. I believe there might be 8 children in the family. I am not
sure what their names are but do remember one is James Dedrick\par MILLER. Would
appreciate any information. Thank you,
Morene RYAN DENNEY
Submitted on Mon Aug 9 08:10:03 EDT 1999
Need parentage of Alexander I. (Isaac?) Hux, who married Sophia Hammonds in Jefferson
Co. Then lived and died in Hamblen Co.
1801 Nixon Avenue, Huntsville, AL 35811
Submitted on Mon Jul 26 14:45:50 EDT 1999
Looking for information about CAPT. THOMAS JARNAGIN wife last name WITT son ASA
JARNAGIN, may be the great great grand father of JOSEPH JARNAGIN b.about 1865 son CHARLES
LEE JARNAGIN b.1891
107 Howard Ave., Harriman, TN 37748
Submitted on Mon Jul 19 22:27:22 EDT 1999
I am looking for information on Wilson MCCREE. He was born and died in Morristown,
Hamblen, TN in the early 1800. I would like to know if the grave site is known and marked
He should be on the 1840 census. Any information about him and his family would be greatly
appreciated. Thank, Herb McCree
Submitted on Thu Jul 15 15:01:31 EDT 1999
I am looking for the WHITE family that appears in the 1910 Hamblem Co census with
Maggie LOCKE age 14, Other people mentioned are Nathan a child Maggie (40) lady of the
house. The husband's name was unreadable. Let me know if the names sound familiar.
Submitted on Mon Jul 12 22:26:37 EDT 1999
Looking for information on funeral homes which existed in Morristown\par in the 1910's.
My ggrandmother's death certificate lists Hall-Mims(sp?) and my ggrandfather's obit lists
Helms. Calls to existing funeral homes have turned up nothing.
Submitted on Fri Jul 9 13:13:34 EDT 1999
I am seeking information on Peter Paul JONES b. April 7, 1813 son of\par Elizabeth
(Betsy) PEARSON and James JONES. Peter was married to\par Millie DAVIS b. ? d. After 1870.
Peter and Millie were the parents of Emeline JONES COLLIN b. August 20, 1861 d. May 25,
1922 m. James King COLLIN. Peter Paul JONES was a prominent member of HAMBLEN Co. I would
like more information on him and will share what I have on the family!
Submitted on Mon Jul 5 13:04:17 EDT 1999
The CREECH Chapel is located in Hamblen Co.,near Morristown. The lumber was contributed
by my ggf James H.CREECH and he and his wife, "Molly"(Mary) MARSHALL plus their
relatives are buried there. I would deeply appreciate any information regarding the past
and present history of this site and my family.
Cherie Creech Shermer
907 Henrietta, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Submitted on Fri Jul 2 17:52:23 EDT 1999
Looking for any information about Cora/Clara Anthony WHEELER who married Henry David
THOMASON on 4 July 1886 in Hamblen County. They had a son, John Henry THOMASON in
Russellville in 1899 (and other children) and then must have moved to Johnson Co MO area
prior to Cora's death at Holden in Johnson Co, MO on 5 Apr 1910. Apprently the family
later moved back to Russelville, and Henry David married again. Henry David died there in
1945. John Henry is my grandfather.
6421 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53213
Submitted on Mon Jun 28 22:19:57 EDT 1999
My gggggrandfather Robert SAMPLE lived and died in Hamblin County around Morristown.
Does anyone have any information? Would appreciate it.
Submitted on Mon Jun 28 10:36:33 EDT 1999
I'm looking for descendents of JOHN A. SHERFEY married to NANCY RUTH ARCHER. The family lived on a farm on W 3rd South, Morristown,\par Hamblin County, Tn
Children: LAWRENCE J. SHERFEY married unknown, PHINEAS ELIHAH SHERFEY married ROSA MAE
Submitted on Sun Jun 27 10:45:04 EDT 1999
Looking for anyone related or who knows anything about Hampton Harris\par Rice &
Rice family. Have obituary for him and believe he was my fathers uncle. Rufus Edward Rice
was my grandfather and my fathers name was Hampton Dewey Rice. Obviously there was not
much contact\par with the relatives in Tennessee as my grandfather died around 1911 in
Oklahoma. Trying to trace back on the Rice family tree.
Submitted on Sat Jun 26 22:41:31 EDT 1999
I am looking for information on Clinton A. NOE born in Morristown, TN 2/7/1860.Parents
unknown, one sister Kate. Married Malissie\par K.KIMBROUGH and moved to Helena, MO. Any
information would be\par appreciated
Submitted on Fri Jun 25 22:57:11 EDT 1999
Searching for families of Banister and Elizabeth Brewer Medlin. They\par married in
Chatham co N.C and moved to the Morristown area apx\par 1840-1845.\par I would llike to
hear from you.\par Sadie\par
E 24225 First Avenue, Liberty Lake, WA 99019\par
Looking for any information on James COFFMAN SR. married to Priscilla and lived in
Hamblen Co, Tenn. James died 1865 but we can't find any burial place. Any information
please e-mail Nemo4828@aol.com
Submitted on Wed Jun 9 13:26:31 EDT 1999
I am looking for info on Andrew SMITH, married to Lilly TAYLOR daughter of Frank
TAYLOR. Andrew possibly had brothers: Rank and J.W. SMITH. Andrew and Lilly had 3 sons:
Frank, Howard, and Charles SMITH. Frank was born 1906. Also, need information on records
for Emma Jarnagin Cemetery (Morristown) and Thomas Jarnagin Cemetery (Springvale) and info
about an orphanage that existed in Morristown area in early 1900's. Thanks
Submitted on Sun Jun 6 19:20:00 EDT 1999
I am searching for the William Harden BALLARD FAmily of Morristown,Hamblen,Tennessee.
If you are related. Please contact Me. Thanks
Chuck Ballard -- 1992 South 2oo East Apt 320B, Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Submitted on Sat Jun 5 11:43:57 EDT 1999
Does anyone know if there are records for the Emma Jarnagin Cemetary in Morristown?
And, if there are, where I can find them?
Submitted on Sat Jun 5 09:01:42 EDT 1999
Looking for family & church affiliation of Rev. T.S. Walker, died before 1902, wife
Augusta still living in 1902.Both lived in Morristown. ANy help appreciated.
Andra W. Clark
Submitted on Thu Jun 3 20:20:20 EDT 1999
I am looking for info on Andrew and Lilly Taylor Smith, Morristown, TN. They had 3
sons: Frank William, Charles Carroll and Howard. Lilly and Andrew died around 1910-1920.
Also looking for info on an orphanage in Morristown or area about the same time. Thanks.
Submitted on Tue Jun 1 19:52:55 EDT 1999
Have been searching for marriage information about Rev. William SAMPLE and Sarah Ellen
SILVERS. My only source of info to date has been 1880 US census of Hamblen Co and it was
about unreadable. I am researching the SILVERS family and need all the info I can find on
Sarah Ellen. Basic info gives his age about 43 yrs older than Sarah. Any and all info will
be appreciated. She is buried at Dover Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cem. Thanks.
Harry Raykes, Jr -- 1112 N SHADESVIEW TERRACE, HOMEWOOD, AL 35209-6638
Submitted on Sun May 30 21:52:17 EDT 1999
I am searching for information on my great grandmother, Catherine E. CUNNINGHAM (b. 21
Mar 1862 d. 18 Feb 1935) and ancestors of her parents and those of her husband.
Catherine's father was G. W. CUNNINGHAM (b. 1815 d. 22 Feb 1873) and her mother was Martha
M. HORNER (b. 4 Jan 1829 d. 11 Mar 1901). G. W. CUNNINGHAM and Martha M. HORNER were
married on 21 Jan 1849. Catherine E. CUNNINGHAM married William J. DODSON and had two
children Frances Josephine DODSON (b. 12 Mar 1882 d. 7 Jul 1959) and William T. DODSON (b.
1880 d. ca 1967). Martha remarried following the death of G. W. CUNNINGHAM. Her second
husband (Sterling REECE) convinced her to give-up the children; the children were
seperated and raised by relatives. While I have information on the decendents of Catherine
E. CUNNINGHAM, I have found no information on the ancestors of her parents, or those of
William J. DODSON. Will be happy to share information I have. Thank you, David Thomas
David Thomas -- 4325 Plantation Trace Dr., Duluth, GA 30096
Submitted on Sat May 29 18:42:09 EDT 1999
I'm seeking information on the Pharoah COBB place. It is supposed to be the burial
place for Pharoah COBB and William COBB.It may be at a place called Poor Valley Shoals.
William COBB and Pharoah COBB were buried in Hawkins County upon their deaths but were
reinterred to the Pharoah COBB place when the TVA built the Cherokee Dam.I would greatly
appreciate any information on this matter.
William R. Morris -- 1619 Landry Dr., Baker, LA 70714
Submitted on Sat May 15 00:42:39 EDT 1999
Looking for information on Robert CANTER who married Mary HARTMAN from Cranberry, NC.
They had several children, one of whom was Jessie Frank CANTER, born February 9, 1899 in
Morristown, TN. Am told that Robert Canter was in the Union Army during the Civil War.
Would appreciate any information you can provide.
Submitted on Sun May 9 16:46:07 EDT 1999
THOMAS,William(Will) and wife Carrie(Daniels) they had 4 children that we know of. Mary
Lee b. 1916 Morristown,Tn Richard Jacob b. 1919 Morristown,Tn Ellen date of birth we
believe was 1921 and a child unknown name or date of birth. Have other info as birth place
of parents and grandparents. Will died Feb 17,1926 looking for his burial location. Carrie
believe died abt 1921 looking for her burial location also.
Submitted on Sun May 9 08:18:25 EDT 1999
Intersted in BACON Cemetery, and family of Jesse BACON and Catherine SHIPLEY whose dau.
married John L. WITT m. Christiana BACON at Hamblen Co, 1872. Two sons were born to this
marriage, Jesse WITT b. @1873, and Frank Andrew WITT b. @1879. Also, family members were
Albert and Mildred BACON who were alive in 1951 prob. middle age, Rufe (Rufus) and Nora
BACON were in @60-70 age range in 1951, and Nettie BACON who corresponded with my
grandfather. Note: Some family went to Florida.KILLINGER family may tie in here also. Any
tiny tidbit of info and help with finding the graves of Jesse Bacon and his wife
Catherine,any info relating to this family or these Surnames or people listed is
appreciated, please reply to my email to further correspond.
Submitted on Sun May 9 02:07:47 EDT 1999
ISO information about John Haskeill "Hack" Martin. Born in Morristown in
April of 1904 and disappeared without a trace around 1948-1950. He was the son of Charlie
& Mattie Martin and had 3 brothers ("Dude", "Sink", &
"Boy"(Charlie Jr.) and 2 sisters Arlie &Pearl ("Bill") Sister
Pearl prefers to be called "Bill" is still alive and living in Morristown area.
Married to Sam Fox. I am Hack's son and despeately need help finding out what happened to
John Haskeill "Hack" Martin II
Submitted on Fri May 7 12:06:14 EDT 1999
My great-grandfather, Rev. Henry HALE, born 30 Nov 1828 in Morristown, Hamblen Co., TN,
married Mary Louisa CUNNINGHAM 16 Jul 1868. Searching for her parents. Their children,
Mary, Ladora, James Crockett, Lydia, Ollie, and Henry Newton HALE, my grandfather, all
born in Hamblen Co. Moved to Karnes County, TX in 1896. Any help appreciated.
Thelma Davis Slack -- Rt. 2, Box 758, Whitney, TX 76692
Submitted on Mon May 3 14:36:41 EDT 1999
I need help finding Abel MORGAN. He married Belle MILLER on June 30, 1908 in Hamblen
Co. He was age 78, she was age 30 with 2 children, son Marvel, age 6 and daughter, Edith
age 10. He was a Civil War Vet, & Census shows her to be a Laundress. Lived in
Morristown in 1910. He is my Great-Great Grandfather. Would Like to know when died and
Johnny Morgan -- 407 Morgan Rd. N.E. , Charleston, TN 37310
Submitted on Thu Apr 29 01:30:10 EDT 1999
Looking for DANIEL L DEAL or DIAL, he is the son of daniel & rhoda deal . He is
listed in 1880 census of hamblen county tn, can anyone help?. thanks linda potter
Submitted on Wed Apr 28 08:05:08 EDT 1999
would like any info.on CHARLES MARSHALL born jan. 31, 1888 in hamblen co. and MINNIE
KATE MARSHALL BURGIN ?1889.
Martha K. Marshall -- 69 Springlake Trail, Ellijay, GA 30540-3836
Submitted on Thu Apr 22 23:12:45 EDT 1999
Looking for info on the HOUSEHOLDER'S of Tn. Robert B. HOUSEHOLDER was my g-grandfather
his son George B. was born in 1877 in Morristown, Tn., he served in the War of 1812, was
living in Palmyra, Me. in 1902 where he married Nellie GRANT, he died in Fla. 1926 is
buried in Tn. He worked as a mason. Any info would be appreciated.
Submitted on Thu Apr 22 15:12:25 EDT 1999
Looking for information on RICHARD DYER, father of STEVEN DYER whose spouse was CARRIE
BELL COLE, they had MINNIE MAE DYER. MINNIE MAE lived in Morristown TN.
Submitted on Sun Apr 18 20:46:46 EDT 1999
DUNN, Samuel Marion. A Union soldier, originally from Greene County, who lived on Front
Street in Whitesburg, following the Civil War, until his death. He was my great
grandfather. Any information will be greatly appreciated and I will reciprocate.
Josephine H. Webb -- P.O. Box 1144, Cleveland, TN 37364
Submitted on Sun Apr 11 23:42:36 EDT 1999
I am searching for the family of Frank WHITESIDE (1852- 1928); mar Betty WATKINS
(1870-1923) 1 Jan 1902 in Morristown, Hamblen Co., TN. Children: Edwin Foster and Oscar W.
Whiteside. Frank had three children by wife #1 Lillie Slater: John, Frank and Ruth. I
would like any information on this family. They lived in Morristown all of their married
life-buried where? Thanks. Nina
Submitted on Wed Mar 31 02:13:30 EST 1999
I am looking for information on the the ARNETT(E) family formerly of Hamblen and
Hawkins Counties. Benson ARNETT married Texas and bore 9 children. He then married Janie
and bore 8 children. Any help is appreciated.
Alice Coleman -- 14115 Abington, Detroit, MI 48227
Submitted on Thu Mar 25 07:47:37 EST 1999
interested in any/all researching/connected to these east tnfamilies:
HODGE,KIRKPATRICK,ROELL,BERKLEY,HICKEY specifics include:edward HODGE and pheby MAYS of
grainger county(he also married orlenaMCDANIEL SPOON); john,wilkins,and jacob moore
KIRKPATRICK ofhamblin,hawkins, and jefferson counties; any HICKEYS associated withrufus
and cornelius HICKEY of knox county;any info on ROELL andBERKLEY in east tn. need
ancestors and descendants of all thesefamilies. thanks
larry l. hodge -- p. o. box 5112 , knoxville, TN 37928
Submitted on Wed Mar 24 13:57:47 EST 1999
looking for DUNAWAY and WEAVER. grandmothers social security application show her birth
place as pleasantwiew, hamblen county. her parents were joe DUNAWAY and elizabeth WEAVER.
any information on this family would be greatly appreciated. thank you
Submitted on Wed Mar 24 08:21:40 EST 1999
I am searching for the COFFMAN homestead. I have read and have been told by descendents
of DAVID HARMON COFFMAN. That his homestead still stand but no one knows where it is
located. I was once told that it was located East of Russellville on Andrew Johnson Hwy. I
was unable to still locate it. The COFFMAN lived in the area before Hamblen >County was
founded. Please help!!! Thank you, Christina
Christina Homer -- 29570 Quinkert St., Roseville, MI 48066
Submitted on Sat Mar 20 22:28:50 EST 1999
Would like any info on a James PURKEY and Melissa HELTON who married in Hamblen Co. 25
Mar 1876. Who and where are their descendants today? Would like to be able to connect this
family to my PURKEY Lineage. If you know anything, please share with me and I will share
my PURKEY info with you
Arlene Purkey Watkins
Submitted on Fri Mar 19 11:25:08 EST 1999
Any one know anything about Margaret PURKEY who wed John SPOON in 1875 in Hamblen Co.
Who were their parents? Any help will be appreciated.
Arlene Purkey Watkins
Submitted on Fri Mar 19 11:19:16 EST 1999
HARRIS, Ben b. approx 1820.Is Cherokee Indian. Lived in Morristown, Tenn. Had son named
Linzy Harris. Ben was probably a farmer. Any info would be appreciated.
Submitted on Wed Mar 17 17:52:42 EST 1999
Looking for the Husband's first name of KATHERINE JANE (CARTER, SLOAN,) BACON, born
1845 Granger CO. TN. Died 1915, Jefferson CO, TN. She married a BACON between 1880 &
1900 in Hamblen CO, or Jefferson CO, TN.
Submitted on Wed Mar 10 11:05:33 EST 1999
Seeking information on Rachel Lee Harris, who died circa 1845 in a part of Hawkins
County that's now Hamblen County, Tennessee. She was the widow of Benoni Harris, who died
about 1829. Seeking information on their parents, data/place of marriage, and place of
Rufus F. Harris
Submitted on Tue Mar 9 14:36:18 EST 1999
I am hoping to find the burial site (cemetery) of Daniel W. SEXTON, Private, Co C 4th
Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment (USA). He died in service 10 Feb 1865 at Mosier's
Mill, near Morristown. His father Henry W., and uncle James A., were in the same company,
and also died in service; Henry at Nashville, and James at McMinnville. They were from
Greene County. Any help is greatly appreciated.
Vicki Peterson -- 3007 Bliss Avenue, Clovis, CA 93611-5228
Submitted on Sat Mar 6 04:16:21 EST 1999
Need info on Frank Rosenbaum who moved from Claiborne County, Tennessee to Hamblen
County, Tennessee where he died. Was probably born in 1870's, either in Claiborne County
or in Virginia. Wife's name probably Cordie. Brothers were Renzie and Isaac.
Submitted on Wed Mar 3 11:09:00 EST 1999
In April l83l, Nicholas Joseph LONG of Hawkins Co., Tn., made out a deed for l47 acres
of land. This deed was made out to Joseph LONG (l795-c.l867), also of Hawkins Co., Tn.
This land was located in Jefferson Co., Tn., now in Hamblen Co., Tn., located near the
town of Whitesburg. Just what was the relationship between Nicholas Joseph LONG and my
ancestor, Joseph LONG (l795-c.l867)? The Long family is buried in Bent Creek Church
Walter C. Burgner
Submitted on Mon Mar 1 15:31:36 EST 1999
I am looking for information on cherokee family with the last name of WOLFE,Emanuel,
who had a daughter Margaret from the Morristown area. Thanks.
Submitted on Sun Feb 28 18:52:30 EST 1999
MYERS and wife Indianna ?, Lesly b @ 1807 TN md. @1831 Indianna b @ 1812 TN. THey lived
in Bull's Gap which is right on the Greene/Hawkins and Hamblen Co. border. I can not
locate marriage and have been stuck for years on her maiden name. Can anyone help. MYERS
is MOYERS, MYORS, MAYERS, MYARS, MIERS as well. Thank you.
Submitted on Mon Feb 22 23:01:02 EST 1999
I am looking for information on the noe family of morristown, late 1800's to early-mid
1900's. I have information about frank noe jr. and his children in pearland,tx.
Submitted on Sat Feb 20 13:02:43 EST 1999
I am seeking information on the family of CONNIE BURGER from Morristown. He was born c.
1889 and died c. 1918. He had a brother named Charlie. I would appreciate any informaton.
Bob Cannon -- 10611 Kinross Ct., Louisville, KY 40243
Submitted on Thu Feb 18 17:11:53 EST 1999
Seeking gravesite of ELISHA DODSON born 1801 and wife FRANCES 'FANNIE' THOMPSON. They
supposedly lived near Cedar Creek on northside of Holston River. Does this location mean
anything to people in this area? The cemetery is supposedly called the DODSON or AMIS
Cemetery. Any help with this family appreciated.
Paula Swallows Stover -- 802 Tommy Dodson Hwy, Cookeville, TN 38506
Submitted on Wed Feb 17 00:06:28 EST 1999
I am looking for any information about the Newell family in Hamblen and Hawkins
Counties in the early to mid 1800's.
Donna Fagan -- 116 Mangrum Drive, Columbia, TN 38401
Submitted on Mon Feb 15 20:17:56 EST 1999
My GGGrandparents were William Henry Carter m. ColieMays. Their son John Crampton
Carter was my G-Grandfather. Johnmarried Mattie Blankenship in Bell Co.KY. John died in
1927 in KnoxCo. KY. Any siblings of John's would be greatly appreciated. Anyinformation on
William Henry Or Colie Mays would also be appreciated. They lived in Morristown TN.
Sharlene Sexton -- RT. 1 Box 272, Gray, KY 40734
Submitted on Mon Feb 8 02:30:52 EST 1999
Need information on descendants of Nell WILKINSON ARNOLD, wife of J. W.
"Jim?" ARNOLD. They resided in Morristown TN in mid-1900s. Nell WILKINSON was
born in Jackson TN 1884, d. Morristown 1974. She had genealogical data and a Family Bible
for the WILKINSON family of TN and VA, which may be in a local library. Information on
descendants and genealogical data is desired.
Bill Watkins -- 58 Marlborough Rd., Shalimar, FL 32579
Submitted on Wed Feb 3 14:03:13 EST 1999
DOES ANYONE HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF A CIVIL WAR VET POST, (GAR) MOODY POST of MORRISTOWN, TN.
I HAVE A RIBBON/MEDAL WITH THE MENTIONED INSCRIPTION. IT BELONG TO MY G-GRANDMOTHER
ELIZABETH MARTIN, WHO LIVED IN MORRISTOWN BETWEEN 1880 AND 1900. SHE WOULD HAVE BEEN A
WIDOW OF JOHN A. OR JAMES A. MARTIN FROM HANCOCK CO.
Submitted on Fri Jan 29 02:42:41 EST 1999
Looking for info on Oscar GRAHAM age 31 in the Hamblen Co. TN 1920 census with wife
Lillie children Ollie, Jewel, and Alva. Was his parents John Wesley GRAHAM and Tennessee
W.FISHER GRAHAM. Thanks DocManning@aol.com
Submitted on Wed Jan 27 17:45:13 EST 1999
I am trying to find out some information on a A.B. PHIPPS. He was an educator who was
in the Hamblen County area from 1883 to 1893. Does anyone have access to the 1890 census
for Hamblen Co.? Thanks, Laura
Submitted on Thu Jan 21 17:59:02 EST 1999
Looking for death date and burial site for JOSEPH L. SLOAN born 1822 N.C. Died in
Hamblen Co. after 1880.
Submitted on Tue Jan 19 16:14:52 EST 1999
Does anyone know if Russellville was actually named for Capt. George Russell, died May
10, 1797 in German Creek, Grainger Co. (now Hamblem)? Also if anyone knows of his or his
wife's (Elizabeth Bean) place of burial. Thank you for any help.
Submitted on Tue Jan 19 11:26:12 EST 1999
I have been working on my family tree. I am 6th generation down from Thomas STROUD and
Elizabeth HURLEY. I am looking for information on names including GOLDEN, HAUN, SHIPLEY,
DOUTHAT, BIBLE, WHITTAKER, WISCARVER. On the other side I have Col. LANE, Rev. LANE, We
know Nancy LANE married James POE, but we can't get back further than James POE we could
use alot of help here. They had sons Garrett, Cyrus, but we are not sure if there are
other children. Help here would be GUTHRIE AA, WAITS, LANE, MISS AGNES POE was my aunt,
she taught school in that area for years many of you may know her. If you can offer any
help with dates of birth, marriage, death, number of children, anything would be helpful.
Also am looking for information on VOILES, Theodore his ansestors and decendents. Thank
Submitted on Mon Jan 18 23:22:49 EST 1999
Looking for Frank Linwood HOLLIFIELD, born July 12, 1881, Morristown, TN. His parents
are John W. HOLLIFIELD and Lucille BALLEW. Their birthplace is also listed as Morristown,
TN. Can anyone help with any information or a lookup? Thank you in advance.
Submitted on Wed Jan 13 10:42:35 EST 1999
Looking for family info on C.W.C. HARRIS, b. 1809 Jonesborough, Washington Co., TN; d.
1886 Morristown, Hamblen Co. Preacher 50 years. Local elder Methodist Episcopal Church
South. Married Unknown Newell RICE, b. 1822 Jefferson Co., TN; d. 1885 Morristown.
Children: Daughter -- Kate M. HARRIS (b. 1853 - d. 1941 Stamford, TX) m. D.R. BEAN (d.
1897) Son -- Augustus Rice HARRIS (1850-1886) m. Frances Elizabeth HOOD (1854-1883).
Augustus/Frances HARRIS children: Harriet Jane (1875-1956) m. Leno SULLIVAN; Lillie
Isabella (1876-1940) m. W.C. JAMES; Annie Laura (1877-1900); Minnie Viola (b. 1879);
Margaret Maria (b. 1880 Dalton, Whitfield Co., GA, d. 1966 Corsicanna, Navarro Co., TX) m.
1) Andrew Jefferson David LIVELY (1875-1901) and 2) William James Warren FOSTER
Submitted on Tue Jan 12 15:30:05 EST 1999
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