Lawrence County, Tennessee Queries
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I am searching for the parents and siblings of my gr gr grandparents
who were both born and married in Lawrence County, TN. His name was
Alexander Calvin Pickard, born 1824, and was married June 30, 1841 to
Susan M. Blassingame, born 1826.
Any help appreciated
Carl D. Ward
Submitted on Sun Feb 27 20:14:51 MST 2000
I am looking for information about Ephraim and Mary Ann CRABTREE who
moved to Wayne County about 1846. Their daughter, Helena or Helen is
my greatgrandmother. Helena was born abt. 1853-55 in Wayne or
Lawrence County. Helena married William D. HICKS in Franklin Co. TN
in 1875. They moved to LA where they had 10 children: Allen,
Charles, Naomi, Mary, Pearly, Jack, James, Doria, Nora, and Nancy.
They ended up in TX, moving first to Tarrant Co. and then Wheeler Co.
Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submitted on Sun Feb 27 15:46:50 MST 2000
Searching for anyone who might have info on Josiah Isaiah Curtis,
born 1800 in SC. He appears in the 1830 census of Lawrence Co. with
a wife and 6 sons under 10 years of age. He also appears as the
administrator of the estate of a James Curtis, who died in Lawrence
Co. in 1829. He later moved to Lauderdale Co.AL and then to
Hempstead Co.AR. He may have a brother named John Morgan Curtis. He
is a stonewall for me, and I would appreciate any help you can give.
Thanks, Mary Goodrum
-- 3743 Brewer Road, Booneville, AR 72927
Submitted on Sat Feb 26 07:52:23 MST 2000
Searching for parents of James Claiborne RICKMAN, born 26 June, 1841
in Moulton, Lawrence Co., AL. He was a veteran of the Civil War,
having served as a Private in the Tennessee 48th (Nixon's) Infantry
Regiment. He married to Sarah Jane HACKNEY of Columbia, Maury Co., TN
on 14 July, 1867. His name shows on the Lawrence Co., TN 1868 Tax
List. Would appreciate any information on these persons.
-- 106 Plympton Court, San Jose, CA 95139
Submitted on Wed Feb 23 19:55:29 MST 2000
DANIEL, Phillip Wayne b. in Lawrence Co, TN 25 Dec 1842, had a
brother, J.H. Daniel, Both ended up in Clark CO, AR. Phillip Wayne
died 10 Sept 1929 in Arkansas. Would anyone have any info on parents
of these two men.
Submitted on Tue Feb 22 22:07:07 MST 2000
PINKNEY GREEN b 1812 in SC. moved to Tn m Enily Children AllisonWoodville (s)1838, Wm. C 1851, George Giddeon 1853, Daniel S 1854,Joseph M 1856, General P 1858, Pleasant C 1860 Then the family movedto Ky or Il. Settled in Jefferson Co Il. Had three daughters in IlSusannah 1862, Martha 1867 Dolly 1869
Submitted on Tue Feb 22 20:51:26 MST 2000
SAMUEL J. LE MAY born 16 April 1855, son of William F. Le May and Ann
Essary, married MARY JANE MALONE abt 1875 prob. Lawrence Co TN- where
he was born. Need her parents name and information about her family.
Virginia L. Keefer
Submitted on Mon Feb 21 19:41:13 MST 2000
persons related to Andrew YODER
Submitted on Mon Feb 21 15:33:46 MST 2000
I'm looking for info on Abraham STAGGS Sr. There were two in the
48-Mile Creek area in 1820. One is my gg-grand father,but I've found
conflicting info on his father. Some list him William and others list
him Williamson. They both appear in the Wayne County census. Both
Abrahams had sons that they named Abraham. I need help unraveling the
Lynn R. Staggs
-- 405 Carroll Road, Enville, TN 38332
Submitted on Sun Feb 20 10:30:26 MST 2000
I am looking for info on FELIX GRUNDY MORRIS who married HENRIETTA
CATHERINE POLLOCK in 1847. She died in 1849 after the birth of their
son William. Felix in enumerated on the 1850 Census in Lawrence
County with SHADRICK AND SARAH MORRIS. After Henrietta's death,
Felix married MARTHA ROBERTS, daughter of JESSE AND MARY ROBERTS.
Submitted on Sat Feb 19 18:10:49 MST 2000
In search of all Rackley's in Lawrence Co. that are related to
Shadrick (Ratiffe) Rackley, b. 1748-1751 VA.
Also; in search of all Gooch's in Lawrence Co.
Will be happy to share data. Thanks
-- 9614 Boonsboro Dr., San Antonio, TX 78245
Submitted on Sat Feb 19 05:57:50 MST 2000
Looking for a photo of Lawrenceburg city center circa 1855 - 1860.
hoping there will be a sign in the photo advertising Drs Fernando C.
Herbert and Calvin L. Herbert.
Submitted on Fri Feb 18 08:40:30 MST 2000
My grandmother was half Cherokee. Her parents were each half
Cherokee. Her father's name was Will WHITEHEAD. His father was
supposed to have been a medicine man. They originally lived in Wayne
County, TN. Somehow they escaped the Trail of Tears, but I have no
further info about them. Where can I find info on the WHITEHEADS?
Submitted on Thu Feb 17 10:44:45 MST 2000
In search of all Handley, Handly, Hanly, Gooch, Nutt, Riley, Rackley
and Talbert/Tolbert Families. These Families were in the county in
the early 1800's and mid 1800.
-- 9614 Boonsboro Dr., San Antonio, TX 78245
Submitted on Wed Feb 16 14:12:20 MST 2000
I am looking for information on the following people. Richard
Johnston VAWTER b. ca. 1791, d. March 1827 in Lawrence County, Tenn.
married Cynthia MCGUIRE November 11, 1806 in Elbert County, Ga.,
daughter of Allegany MCGUIRE and Sarah HOLLIDAY. b. February 09,
1791 in Henry County, Va., and b. Bef. 1870. Their daughter Sara
Winfred VAWTER, b. Abt. 1814, Tennessee d. September 09, 1870,
Mississippi. Married Hiram Franklin TENNYSON in Tennessee. He was b.
1805 in NC, d. 1871 in Corinth, Mississippi1. Their first child,
James Henry TENNYSON b. Tennessee. Hiram Franklin TENNYSON, b. July
28, 1842, Tishimingo County, Miss.; d. December 05, 1910, Selmer,
McNairy County, Tennessee and William Alexander TENNYSON, b. 1853;
Alexander went West, last heard of in 1870 on way to Tom LEWELLEN’s
close to Hillsboro, Texas. The LEWELLENs and ROBINSONs were kin to
the TENNYSONs through the MCGUIREs and VAWTERs. Tom LEWELLEN was in
the 26th Miss CSA infitry with Hiram Franklin TENNYSON Jr. W. A.
Submitted on Sun Feb 13 22:01:06 MST 2000
Rebecca Oliver? MORROW: Lawrence Co. b. 1831 or 1834 TN. Married
William FOSTER abt. 1851 TN, d. Sept 6 1896 Calico Rock, Izard Co AR.
Nine children, first 4 born in Tennessee. William FOSTER b Feb 2
1825 TN d Dec 3 1897 AR Have good descendant info. but no clue
yet on William or Rebecca and would appreciate help William had
brother Spencer F. "Zit" FOSTER, b Nov 26 1826 Tennessee
Dwayne D Peterson
Submitted on Sun Feb 13 15:13:48 MST 2000
I am looking for information on a Jesse F. BELEW(BELUE)who shows up
on the Lawrence,Co. Tn. census of 1880 as Jacob(?)BELUE along with
his wife Nancy (Nan) BELUE and a Child Raney J. BELUE who later had a
sister named Chestina.
Submitted on Fri Feb 11 19:04:53 MST 2000
Trying to contact anyone doing research on Emmert's from Lawrenburg.
Submitted on Thu Feb 10 13:25:39 MST 2000
Asa COKER b 12 May 1832 d 31 Jan 1890 married about 1850 to 1854 to
Amanda Melvinna Johnson b 1832 d 1905 children include James Daniel,
John Wilkerson, Clinton Cicero, Mary Caldonia, Zana Louisa. Asa and
family are listed in 1860, 1870, and 1880 census in Giles Co. In all
of these censuses his place of birth is TN. In the 1880 census father
place of birth SC and mother's GA. Am searching for parents,
siblings, desendents of Asa and am listing this query only in
counties where COKER is listed in census prior to 1850.
-- 151 Woodland Dr, Jackson, MS 39216
Submitted on Wed Feb 9 14:32:58 MST 2000
i was needing some info on mason hill.this is my husbands
grandfather..he was married to ruth skillen.he is from
Submitted on Tue Feb 8 09:11:21 MST 2000
I am a decendant of CC (Chiles? or Charles?)BREWER
(02/08/1829--10/20/1910)and his wife Elizabeth
One of their daughters was Charity Elizabeth
(11/15/1853--01/18/1918)who married William Riley RAY a man from a
neighboring Alabama county was my gggrandmother. They eloped and
moved to Arkansaw.
Charity's other siblings were William T. BREWER, Malichi BREWER, and
Mary Cass BREWER.
Submitted on Mon Feb 7 15:50:09 MST 2000
Looking for James CROWDAN (CROWDEN, COWDEN?) who married Fannie Key.
They had a daughter Susan Crowden about 1870. Susan married Frank
Bradford and had 1 son Lee. Susie later married Ratliff. If you
know of James Crowdan who married Fannie Key, I would appreicate
thanks for reading.
Submitted on Sun Feb 6 21:02:01 MST 2000
WHITWORTH, William; born VA 1797; died TN 1838; married Mourning
Brantley 1820 (where); children: John Thomas WHITWORTH, b 28 Jul 1821
(where); Mal Chiga WHITWORTH, b 22 Dec 1822 in AL; Edmund Daniel
WHITWORTH, B 22 Mar 1824 in TN; William B. WHITWORTH, b 27 Sep 1825
in AL; Missouri WHITWORTH, b 5 Nov 1828 in AL; Sarah B. WHITWORTH, b
30 May 1830 in TN; Martha Williams WHITWORTH, b 18 Apr 1832 in TN;
and Mary T. WHITWORTH. Migrated from Madison Co., AL thru Lawrence
Co. TN to Davidson Co. TN.
-- CMR 420 Box 502, APO, AE 09063
Submitted on Sat Feb 5 04:15:01 MST 2000
Wiley Brewer was born in Lawrence county Tenn. later moved to
Lawrence county Alabama,he had a wife named Amanda , also 2 daughters
in his house and a sister this was listed in a 1880 Alabama census is
daughter Josie is my great grandmother anything on the Wiley BREWER
family would be appreciated. Thank You.Mark
-- Mark Camara, North Providence, RI 02911
Submitted on Thu Feb 3 09:49:24 MST 2000
Looking for a connection for Anna Hattie BUFFALO and Albert Crabb or
possible CRABBTREE. They had six children Aurthur, Charles Kenneth,
James,Emma, and Vera. James Petty Crabb was my gg grandfather. He
worked for Rail Road in Conventry TN., and died on June 23,1925 of
pnumonia. Married Susie Matlida COFFMAN-SILLS. They had three
children one was my grandma Virginia Estelle. Any information would
be greatly appreciated.
Elizabeth I. Shively
Submitted on Sun Jan 23 20:52:38 MST 2000
MY FAMILY LINES ARE CLARK EDGAR HENSON, LON HENSON, RILEY HENSON.
ALSO DOCK CARTER. LON HENSON IS BURIED ON A FARM NEAR FRANKLIN KY.
OR PORTLAND TN. DOCK IS BURIED IN MCKENDREE CHAPEL NEAR FRANKLIN KY.
DOCK AND HIS SON WASH CARTER DIED IN A BARN FIRE.
-- RR# 1 Box 145, loraine, IL 62349
Submitted on Thu Jan 20 16:04:49 MST 2000
Seeking information on Rev. War pensioner Joseph THOMAS who married
Mary Lindsey 28 Jan 1826 in Lawrence County. I have a copy of his
pension records which indicate that, although he served in the PA
line, his home was Fauquier Co. VA. Does anyone know where Joseph
resided between his discharge in 1780 and the first time he is shown
on a Lawrence County census in 1830? Any help greatly appreciated.
Submitted on Tue Jan 18 15:58:21 MST 2000
Looking to share info about the following people:
1. Felix Marion DAVIS, b.10/30/1866 in AR; d. 5/28/1932 in Little
River County, AR. He was the son of 2. Gillie F. DAVIS and Mary
Tennessee CHILDRESS. He married Frances Belle JOHNSON.
2. Gillie F. DAVIS, b. 8/1833 in Lawrence CO, TN; died Bef. 1910 in
AR. He was the son of 4. William K. DAVIS and 5. Sarah SIMONTON. He
married Mary Tennessee CHILDRESS 12/28/1857 in Lawrence County, TN.,
b. 2/1841 in TN; d. Aft. 1910 in Little River CO, AR. She was the
daughter of 6. William H. CHILDRESS and Eliza D. DAVIS.
Children of Gillie DAVIS and Mary CHILDRESS are: Falls, Felix, John
M., Mary E., and Z.A. Davis.
4. William K. DAVIS, b. 11/13/1797 in TN; d. 3/12/1850 in Lawrence
Co, TN. He married Sarah SIMONTON 5/26/1825 in Lawrence County, TN,
b.abt. 1802 in NC; d. 1/27/1873 in Lawrence County, TN. She was the
daughter of John SIMONTON and Jane FALLS.
6. William H. CHILDRESS, b.1804 in TN; d.abt. 1862/1865 in TN. He
married Eliza D. DAVIS, b.1811 in SC.
Jane Ambler Patterson
Submitted on Sat Jan 15 15:13:29 MST 2000
Looking for EZELL'S
Submitted on Fri Jan 14 20:07:55 MST 2000
Looking for Birth or death records for Edward Buchanan Glasgow who
died in mid -1880's in either Giles County or Lawrence County, TN.
Submitted on Thu Jan 13 23:58:26 MST 2000
Looking for information on Minnie DANIEL, b. 01/11/1890, d. August
1979, dau. of Henry Clay DANIEL and Edna Jane "Aunt Puss" HADDOCK.
Minnie married William James "Jim" STAGGS, b. 01/27/1890, d.
02/16/1964 in Lawrence County, Tennessee. Minnie had Sister named
Ella who married James Harrison "Jim" LAKEY of Wayne County,
Tennessee, and a brother John Laurel "Duge" DANIEL who married Martha
Mirl SCOTT of Wayne County Tennessee. Jim and Ella are both buried
near Artesia, New Mexico, and Duge and Mirl are both buried at
McGlamery Stand Cemetery at Collinwood, Wayne County, Tennessee.
Any information is appreciated.
D. G. Daniels - Pastor
D. G. Daniels
-- 2201 S. Anna St. Suite # 21, Wichita, KS 67209-2852
Submitted on Wed Jan 12 18:47:20 MST 2000
Looking for info on Calvin M. FRANKLIN, b. 1837, in Lincoln or Giles
County, Tennessee, son of Mitchel FRANKLIN, Calvin married Mary A.
(Ann or Alice) CANTRELL, born abt. 1850 in Lawrence County,
Tennessee, who I believe to be the dau. Thomas CANTRELL of North
Carolina, and his wife Sarah. It is my understanding they lived in or
near Loretta, Lawrence County, Tennessee. Calvin and Mary were my
Great Grandparents thru their son John William FRANKLIN. Any
information is appreciated.
D. G. DANIELS - Pastor
D. G. Daniels
-- 2201 S. Anna St. Suite # 21, Wichita, , KS 67209-2852
Submitted on Wed Jan 12 18:30:45 MST 2000
Seeking information on Wm. B.D. McCONNELL and Reuben BROWN known in
Lawrence Co. TN in 1822 and then in Republic of Texas 1839-forward.
Wm. B.D. McCONNELL witnessed Feb. 22 1822 marriage bond of Reuben
BROWN and Elizabeth McCONNELL in Lawrence Co. TN. Elizabeth's wealthy
father was said to have come from 'the Carolinas' and drove large
herds of cattle to market.
In 1839, Wm. B.D. McCONNELL arrives Republic of Texas with 640 ac
grant in San Augustine Co., TX, near the Louisiana border. In same
year, Reuben BROWN and wife Elizabeth McCONNELL BROWN arrive Fannin
Co., TX, with 640 ac land grant.
In 1845, Wm. B.D. McCONNELL signs affidavit for Reuben BROWN in
In 1856 Wm. B.D. McCONNELL buys land adjacent to Reuben BROWN in
Related lines include BROWN, PENNINGTON, SWEARINGEN, PRIVETT(E),
SMITH & CHAMBERS in Fannin Co. and Grayson Co. Tx.
Thanks for any leads or comments.
Melanie McConnell Klein
-- 10612 Mountain View Road, Whitehouse , TX 75791
Submitted on Wed Jan 12 05:04:07 MST 2000
I am looking for any information on the Aden JOHNSON family.
Charles, Leonard, Susanna, & Ida. One of the boys believe it was
Leonard married a Janey. Is there anybody researching this family???
Submitted on Tue Jan 11 08:58:54 MST 2000
I am researching BELEW, CAMPBELL and BENNETT in Lawrence Co. Jacob
CAMPBELL m. Margaret BELEW in 1851. His father was John CAMPBELL, b.
1798 in Mecklenburg Co. Need any information on John, who he married,
where he was born, possibly another country.
Submitted on Mon Jan 10 16:39:52 MST 2000
Am searching for any family information for SPENCER ROGERS, born
1814. His first wife was ELIZABETH MITCHELL, and after her death
about 1860, he married AURINA MCDONALD SMITH. No children by this
marriage. SPENCER & AURINA are known to be living on Weekley Creek in
1910. Have lived in Lawrence Co. at times. Please E-mail.
Submitted on Sun Jan 9 17:29:56 MST 2000
My name is Sandra Fischer and I am trying to find anyone that has a
marriage index of Lawrence Co. TN. for the years 1870 -1878. I am
looking for my Great grandparents, Thomas HOWARD and Mary C.
ABERNATHY-TURNER, she was adopted by her grandparents James A. and
If anyone could help me out with this I would be very grateful,
Thanks very much
Sandy in AZ.
Submitted on Sat Jan 8 12:39:51 MST 2000
My GGGGF was Gardner T. Gill, who took out a marriage bond with
Elizabeth Flournoy on 9/3/1818 in Lawrence County. They left the
county soon after. I am trying to gain information on Gardner's
father, Thomas C. Gill. Thomas most likely hailed from Virginia, but
not totally sure of that.
-- P.O Box 142513, Austin, TX 78714-2513
Submitted on Fri Jan 7 13:51:14 MST 2000
Hezekiah Ham Summers, born May 14, 1836 son of Zephaniah & Elizabeth
Ham Sloan Summers. Sarah Elizabeth Webb born Dec. 29 1846 Daughter of
Sebrun and a Miss (Hamilton) Webb. They married in Alabama in 1859,
moved to Novice, Tx in 1890. From 1859-1890 their children were born
in Ouchita, La, can't find for sure if Tenn or Ms.
Submitted on Thu Jan 6 18:21:11 MST 2000
I am interested in any info/records for Wood family. I have death
certificate for Thomas Jefferson Wood which says that he was born in
Lawrence Co., TN on Oct. 23, 1856 & that his parents were Thomas
Franklin Wood (b.Ala)and Mary Foust (b. Tenn.)
Submitted on Thu Jan 6 09:57:41 MST 2000
Would love to get info on Lemuel Ezell, my g-g-g grandfather and his
family. Please email if you are connected. I have recd some info
but not anything on Lemuel. Solon Grisham and Otis Mae Pierce are my
connection. Anyone having history on this line please forward. I
have some info on the Laduerdale Co AL Grihams.
-- 4622 W. Ballast Pt Blvd, Tampa, FL 33611
Submitted on Tue Jan 4 13:26:31 MST 2000
Seeking information about John and Belle TROSTEL who moved to
Lawrence Co. from Wells Co., Indiana in about 1900-1902. They were
living in Lawrence Co. in 1905 when they sold a parcel of land in
Indiana in November 1905. How long did they live in Lawrence Co.? Did
they have other family members with them? Are they buried in Lawrence
Co.? Any information about this family would be appreciated.
-- 7114 SW 180th Place, Beaverton, OR 97007-5217
Submitted on Mon Jan 3 23:14:31 MST 2000
Need info BUSBY,Arkansas 'Arkie' bjune 1870, ind. terr, mother's name
Helen ?, m. Frank SKILLERN ca 1887, d May 1903 buried Miss. Need info
2 girls born-Peggy May (Illa/Ilha)SKILLERN (my gr. mother) & Pearl
SKILLERN (raised by foster parents?) born to Frank & Arkie (Busby)
Carole M. Lee
-- 1455 Jefferson Road, lot #28, Boonville, , MO 65233-2200
Submitted on Mon Jan 3 21:09:50 MST 2000
Etta House Killen believed to be borned Oct 11, 1882 in Alabama and
died January 15, 1926 in Loretto, Lawrence County, TN. John Killen
born June 17, 1883 (don't know his birth place? maybe Greenhill,
lauderdale, AL) and died June 21, 1960 in Florida but was buired in
Loretto Tennessee. Etta & John are my husband's grandparents. Do
you know the name of their parents? or any info? Date of Marriage?
I appreciate any information you may have. Please email me at
email@example.com. Thank you.
Submitted on Sun Jan 2 11:42:34 MST 2000
Elzia Hughes and Ella Walters(Waters?)died in Loretto, Lawrence
County, Tennesee. I need any information on both of these persons.
Do you know the names of their parents? Viola Jane Hughes (deceased)
was their daughter and was my husband's mother. I appreciate any
information you may have. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank
Submitted on Sun Jan 2 11:36:48 MST 2000
Starling (Starlin) LINDSEY m. Mary Catherine ASBELL Children born in
Lawernce Co. TN 1817-1835. Looking for information on childern and
their spouses and families.
1. Drusilla, b. 6 Oct, 1817 d. 32 March 1821 2. Ezekiel, b. 7 Sept
1819 3. William Carroll, b 11 Aug 1821 d. 1 July 1850
4. Elihu Franklin, b. 28 Oct 1823 d. 15 July 1841, MO 5. John
Jeferson, b. 17 June 1825 d. 23 May 1866, MO 6. Daniel Asbell,
b. 3 March 1827 d. 3 April 1863, MO 7. Mary A.C., b. 14 March
1829 d. 1904, KS 8. Deliah Elizabeth b. 21 March 1831
d. 10 Jan 1913, MO 9. Starling Washington b. 18 March 1833 d. 4
Aug 1918, MO 10. M. Emily Jane b. 4 July 1835 d. 1 July 1913,
11. S. M. Eliza A. b. 5 July 1837 ? d. 1866 m. William ASBILL
12. Hannah Bentley, b 30 Sept 1839, Louisburg, MO d.28 April 1909
Jackie (Hashbarger) Young
Submitted on Sat Jan 1 16:21:31 MST 2000
Starling (Starlin)LINDSEY m.Mary Catherine ASBELL. Children born in
Lawrence Co, TN 1817 - 1835. His parents were Carlton LINDSEY and
Polly TALIAFERO I need information on Starlings siblings. 1.John,
2.Taliafero, 3. Susa, married HOLLAND, 4.Priscilla, married HOLLAND,
5. Starling, 6. Martha, married COOK, 7.James, 8. William, 9.Vines,
10.Phanny, 11.Melinda, married COLSON
Jackie (Hashbarger) Young
Submitted on Sat Jan 1 15:52:47 MST 2000
According to the 1920 census my grandfather Daniel Boone BAXTER was
born in Lawrence County, TN September, 1857. I have been unable to
find any trace of him prior to the above mentioned census. Does
anyone have any information or direction for me.
-- 121 Bledsoe Court, Oroville, CA 95966
Submitted on Sat Jan 1 12:41:52 MST 2000
We are searching for info about Lafayette Mosley married Mary Ann
Beasley. Died in Dekalb Co,, AL. She is Cherokee Indian, we believe.
If anyone knows, their parents names or any other info, please let
Submitted on Fri Dec 31 20:52:36 MST 1999
I am looking for Information on MEYER family. I am Marketta melton
Meyer my husband is Joseph Wayne MEYER. His father is Joseph
Sylvester "Pete" MEYER. from Loretto, tn. and his mother was Mary
Ruth LINVILLE also from Loretto, Tn. They had 4 children Joseph Wayne
MEYER, Marilyn MEYER, Linda MEYER, Elizabeth MEYER. Pete's father
was also a Joseph MEYER and his wife was also a Mary. They had 9
children: Joseph Sylvester MEYER. Jennie MEYER. Liz MEYER. Kate
MEYER. Mag MEYER. Frances MEYER. Annie MEYER. Charlie MEYER and John
MEYER. Mary Ruth LINVILLE's parents were James I. LINVILLE and
Goldie PHILLIPS. They had 3 children Mary Ruth LINVILLE, Howard
LINVILLE, and Thales LINVILLE. If you have any information on this
branch of MEYER'S please let me know.
Marketta melton meyer
-- 620 Audrey Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122
Submitted on Wed Dec 29 13:42:38 MST 1999
WARREN, Hobart Hart born 1897 died 1954 in Appleton, Lawrence County,
Tennessee. Occupation Cotton Merchant, Broker and Gin Operator. Need
any information available for family records. Will share what I have.
-- 6297 Flamingo Way, Morrow, GA 30260-1609
Submitted on Wed Dec 29 10:32:20 MST 1999
Looking for information about Martha HENSON. Possibly the daughter of
Nathan Henson and Nancy (?). Martha married my gg-grandfather Andrew
Jackson Rector. She was born in 1843. Would like to know anything
about Martha, Nathan, Nancy, or Andrew.
Submitted on Wed Dec 29 07:57:00 MST 1999
I am searching for info on OAKLEY family, specifically Jesse
Alexander OAKLEY (1816-1864), who supposedly married Mary Elizabeth
Blassingame (Dalton) in Lawrence Co. I have December 21, 1848 date
that may be marriage date. His father was William OAKLEY
(1784-1822), who died in Maury County. William was married to
Elizabeth Gray. One of Jesse Alexander OAKLEY'S children was George
Washington OAKLEY (b1855), who was my G-Grandfather. Can you help
Submitted on Tue Dec 28 14:49:18 MST 1999
LEVI VOSS'S FATHER WAS A JAMES VOSS, I BELIEVE. I BELIEVE THEY LIVED
AT HENRYVILLE, TN. DURING THE 1800'S. I WOULD LIKE TO GET AS MUCH
INFORMATION ABOUT THEM AS POSSIBLE. LEVI VOSS WAS THE FATHER OF MY
GREAT GRANDFATHER ELIHU DAVID VOSS. MY GRANDFATHER WAS WILEY PARKER
VOSS. MY DAD WAS EARNEST ALVIN VOSS. THANKS FOR YOU HELP.
JANICE VOSS SEWELL
-- 985 RED BUD LANE, SHONGALOO, LA 71072
Submitted on Tue Dec 28 14:22:24 MST 1999
Needing information on William Harrison LUMPKINS born about July 1850
in Tennessee. Married Nancy Levincia CRABTREE in TN. Nancy's father
ws Ephrame CRABTREE. William Harrison also had a son with the same
name who was born in May 1886 in Arkansas. The Senior William
Harrison's father was Alexander LUMPKINS born about 1828 in TN.
Alexander was married to Lucinda Carolina CHAPMAN on 29 March 1849 in
Lawrenceburg, Lawrence County, TN. Lucinda's father was Shadwick
CHAPMAN who died in Lawrence County. Alexander LUMPKINS also had a
brother William Harrison. Alexander's father was Edward A. LUMPKINS
born about 1780 in King & Queen Co., Virginia. He had more than one
wife. One wife's name was Elizabeth BARNETT. Any information on
these families would be appreciated.
-- 155 Cypress Drive, Rincon, GA 31326
Submitted on Mon Dec 27 08:41:31 MST 1999
SANDY,Joseph b. ca 1804NC, d. 1871 Lawrence Co TN. Joseph's
grandson, James Lenard SANDY, b. March 1875 Lawrence Co TN married
Myrtle Lou JOHNSON 14 Oct 1900 in Lawrence Co TN; my paternal
grandmother. My grandparents had several children born in Lawrence
County TN prior to moving to Alabama--guessing J.L. and Myrtle SANDY
moved to AL around 1925??? Happy to exchange/share info. "Sandy"
e-mail: email@example.com THANKS!
Submitted on Tue Dec 28 03:10:25 MST 1999
Searching for parents & siblings of Mary WILLIAMS; born 12 July 1830,
Lawrence Co., TN; married William M. REEVES, 16 Dec 1850, Lawrence
Co.; died 31 Oct 1886, Ellis Co., TX. Their children were born in
Maury Co., TN. Children: William REEVES, Laura Alma REEVES (m. I.H.
JONES), Isabell America REEVES (m. A.J. BOLT), Ella REEVES(m. L.W.
MYERS), Frank L. REEVES (m. Georgiana SPRINKLES), Robert Bruce REEVES
(m. Lizzie SARGENT). Thank you!
Submitted on Sun Dec 26 01:53:55 MST 1999
elizabeth susannah gibson b 1850. john c terry b 1848
<;A HREF="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">rodney johnston
Submitted on Sat Dec 25 18:55:50 MST 1999
any and all of the family of STEPHENSON
William Albert Stephenson
-- R.R.2 box 401, Jasonville, IN 47438
Submitted on Fri Dec 24 10:09:30 MST 1999
Searching for WILLIAM McANALLY b. abt 1798 in TN. Married Nancy Poe
January 21, 1823. They were married in Franklin Co. Ky and migrated
to Franklin Co. IN by 1828. See home page
Found a William McAnally on the 1820 census for Lawrence Co.
TN that could be the William I am researching. Any help would be
-- 206 Forsythe Lane, DeKalb, IL 60115
Submitted on Fri Dec 24 00:04:03 MST 1999
Need information an Alexander Thornton, b. 1833 TN, who married Spicy
Carter, b. 1831 TN, and lived in Lawrence and Giles County, TN.
Their children were Eli J., Berry Newton, Will Ellik (believe this to
be William Alexander), Jim Sam, and Sallie F. (my gg-grandmother).
Sallie's two children were John Edward and George Wesley Thornton.
John moved in adulthood to Mt. Pleasant, and George stayed at
Thornton family farm in Giles County, Mucklebranch Road off Weakley
Creek Road. He married Laura (Maggie) Riner, daughter of Albin Riner
and Daisy Crumley. Maggie and George Thornton were my grandparents.
Betty Thornton Jones
-- 154 Reidsville Rd., Clyo, GA 31303
Submitted on Wed Dec 22 21:52:37 MST 1999
Im researching the BONEE/THRAIKILL surnames.Both families resided in
Hardin,Hardeman,Lawrence and McNairy Co.Between 1880s to present day.
Im searching for any info on both.
Submitted on Tue Dec 21 13:06:26 MST 1999
Looking for ancestral information on Mary F. MASSEY. She was married
to William Joseph BELL (b. 10/14/1856) on 2/8/1877 in Maury County,
TN. Their children were James Minor BELL (b. 5/12/1878), Sarah
"Lizzie" BELL (b. about 1880), and Buford BELL (b. 12/21/1887. They
lived in Maury & Lawrence counties. I am the greatgrandson of WJ &
Mary Massey Bell. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
-- 7 Duke Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
Submitted on Mon Dec 20 08:10:49 MST 1999
Looking for history on the Richter's, Butler's, and James's. New at
this. Any advice would be helpful.
-- 109 Peyton Drive, Shelbyville, TN 37160
Submitted on Fri Dec 17 08:09:32 MST 1999
I AM INTERESTED IN INFORMATION ABOUT ARTIE KEATON JULY 4, 1905-MAY 1981
Submitted on Sat Dec 11 19:23:22 EST 1999
Reseaching the following Surname WHITE. Would like to have
information on the William White listed on the 1820 Census. I've
found Great Grandfather William and wife Cathrine (KELNTER) WHITE on
Census of 1850 in Giles Co., This is probably his father. I also
have connections with HENSLEY, SIMS, SHARP, and WHITESIDE which are
from Lawrence Co.
Submitted on Thu Dec 9 20:42:21 GMT 1999
Louisa STODDARD FLAUGH known to be in Tenn. abt. 1897. She was born
in OH or NY.Had daugh.Eva married to Samuel LELAND.Louisa may have
remarried after FLAUGH.Looking for Louisa's death date or descendants
of Eva Leland who might help me. I will appreciate any info. leading
to Louisa, my gr gr grandmother.
Mary Jane Thomas
-- 318 Ross Ave., Cambridge Springs, PA 16403-1229
Submitted on Wed Dec 1 09:07:15 EST 1999
If anyone has information on the Hamiltons of Lawrenceburg, Lawrence
County, Tennessee please email me.
Submitted on Mon Nov 29 21:26:48 EST 1999
WALLIS, Josiah married Mary Polly DAVIS in Lawrence Co Tn.
Can proof be found? Who were the parents of Mary DAVIS?
This occured circa 1830.
-- 411 Missouri Street, , New Iberia, LA 70563-1901
Submitted on Sun Nov 28 22:46:10 EST 1999
I am searching for information on a Thomas F. WOOD who was married to
Mary C. FOUST on 10-24-1855 in Lawrence County, Tennessee. I believe
Thomas to be a brother to my great grandfather William L. WOOD who
was born in Tennessee in 1846. Am searching for parents and siblings
to William. William and Thomas lived next to each other for many
years in Fulton County, AR, were both from Tennessee, and are buried
in the same family cemetery. I have traced Thomas back to Lawrence
There was also an Isaiah M. WOOD who lived nearby whom I believe to
be a sibling or possibly cousin. Isaiah was married to a Sarah.
William was married to Lucy Manerva BYRD.
Submitted on Sun Nov 28 01:17:35 EST 1999
I am seeking confirmation of the marriage of James and Letitia HOWARD
INMAN in Lawrence county 8 Aug 1826. They had 7 children, the
youngest was Andrew Jackson INMAN, a grandfather Of Hugh Inman, born
in Missouri. Two of the INMAN sons married girls surnamed GOUGE,
another a girl with the surname LUSTER. ANY information appreciated.
Connie Shields Inman
-- 1300 NE. 84th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64155-2806
Submitted on Fri Nov 26 18:11:11 EST 1999
I am looking for information on William and Martin Reynolds of
Lawrence Co. William is listed on the census in 1820 and 1830.
Martin is only on the census in 1830. I believe them to be brothers
and to have left Lawrence Co. before 1840 and gone to Arkansas. Any
help would be greatly appreciated.
Submitted on Wed Nov 24 23:03:31 EST 1999
Correction: In my previous posting I mistakenly typed in 1920 for
the year of the census and it should be the 1820 census. So, I am
researching information on the John Garner family in the 1820
Lawrence Co. census. I am looking for children by the names of
Alfred, Andrew, MaryAnn, Anderson and Enser. I would also like to
know their mother's name if this is the right family. Please contact
me, any help is greatly appreciated.
Submitted on Tue Nov 23 16:13:47 EST 1999
Searching for the family of WILLIAM PAUL McGILL of Lawrence Co. TN.
William married CORINE QUALLS and had a daughter named PAULA DIANE
McGILL born 4 OCT.1962.
If any information please reply to email@example.com.
Submitted on Mon Nov 22 23:18:19 EST 1999
Looking for any information on the Macon family back in the 1800's
that lived in Lawrence County. My earlier query back in August was
incorrect - there were no Worthams connected with the Macons as far
as I can now tell.
M. A. Thompson
Submitted on Sun Nov 21 01:23:00 EST 1999
I am searching for info on my gggrandfather, Dr. John Oliver. He had
a brother, Will, who was a lawyer. My great grandmother, Desdamona,
was his daughter, born in 1849. Dr. Oliver's wife and Desdamona's
mother was Emmaline Smith.
Submitted on Mon Nov 15 15:21:29 EST 1999
I would like to find when my Great, Great parents died and where they
Ezekiel Voss believe to have died in 1863 and buried in a cemetery in
or near Henryville.
Cynthia (McWhirter) Voss died ??? probably buried in the same
-- 5630 Byrams Ford Rd., Kansas City, MO 64129-2637
Submitted on Sun Nov 14 13:15:40 EST 1999
Looking for George Davidson, wife Emily Ellis who had a son William
Memory near Lawrenceburg on 19Oct.1886. Also had a daughter Margaret
prior to 1886. George died in 1886 at or near Lawrenceburg.Need death
record &/or marriage record.Birth rec. of Wm.Memory if it exists...
-- Rt.1 Box 288, Ravenna, TX 75476
Submitted on Sat Nov 13 14:21:31 EST 1999
Seeking information about family of WILLIS (J?) WHITE born 1807 in SC
and wife ELIZABETH listed in Lawrence County 1850 census. They had at
least eight children and two of the sons appear along with moher
Elizabeth in 1880 census of Hopkins County, TX. Sons: WILLIS
WASHINGTON born 1839 TN and JAMES p. born TN 1843. Can find no
records of either son from 1850 to marriages in TX in 1860s. Other
offspring were Matilda (1832), Mary A (1834), Margaret J (1837)
George F. (1841) and Morgan (1848). Any information about the family
will be appreciated. Thanks. Frank White firstname.lastname@example.org
Submitted on Sat Nov 13 11:19:44 EST 1999
Nancy F. BARBEE married Lewis HIGGS in Lawrence Co. on 7/2/36.
Hilary BARBEE signed marriage license. Does anyone have information
on this BARBEE family of Lawrence Co.? Sibling might have been
Sirena Barbee (Mrs. Job B. Garner) of Lawrence Co., TN. Please
contact me if you do.
Submitted on Thu Nov 11 22:26:24 EST 1999
Looking for TRACY families in Lawrence County as possibly connected
to TRACY families of Barren and Allen Counties in Ky. Specifically
Michael TRACY and Timothy TRACY. Thanks.
Submitted on Wed Nov 10 21:45:59 EST 1999
I have copies of the Civil War records for W. A. NEWTON and J. H.
NEWTON which show that both of the NEWTONS joined Capt. Woodward's
Company, Tennessee Cavalry, on August 25, 1861, and were sent to Camp
Trousdale, Tn. The only information I have found on this group, also
known as "The Oak Grove Rangers", states it was divided into "A" and
"B" Companies, 1st (Helm's) Kentucky Cavalry Regiment and was
disbanded on June 25, 1862. Does anyone have information on this
group, such as what organizations some of the men may have
re-enlisted in? Also, were men recruited from Lawrence County? If
so, does anyone have records or knowledge of other Lawrence County
men joining this cavalry unit?
Peggy Joice Horton
Submitted on Wed Nov 10 21:24:41 EST 1999
Looking for information on PETTUS family in Lawrence Co. My ancestor
is A.L. (Adonis Lee) PETTUS.
Sharone Pettus McCann
Submitted on Tue Nov 9 21:56:40 EST 1999
Would like to find others working on Abraham HELTON b. abt. 1775 N.
C.;married Rebacca VESTAL, in Surry Co, N C. .
Abraham HELTON died in Lawrence Co, Tn. Before 1823. See his Will.
children: Allen; John; James; Polly; Susan; William & Sarah HELTON.
Any and all help needed on the children and parents of Abraham
Pleas, reply to : email@example.com
Arvilla Beckham Cherry
-- 7174 Morgantown Road, Bowling Green, KY 42101
Submitted on Sat Nov 6 15:50:59 EST 1999
I am looking for information regarding Robert DURHAM born around 1811
and married to Elizabeth RIGGS on 13 Jan 1841 in Lincoln County, TN.
His father may have been Bedford DURHAM from Lincoln County, TN.
According to the 1870 census he was living in Maury County, TN. In
1880 he was living in Lawrence County, TN.
Submitted on Sat Nov 6 11:42:40 EST 1999
Seeking descendants of Richard BASSHAM and wife Phoebe PENNYCUFF.
They were in Lawrence Co., TN from 1818 until at least 1850. They had
nine children, most of whom lived in Lawrence Co or Limestone Co.,
AL. until well into this century.
The children were:
Mary BASSHAM who married Benjamin FEUGETT;
Winnie S. BASSHAM who married Preston KENNEMER;
Nancy BASSHAM, marr. 1 Woodford LEMAY, (2) Solomon WOOD;
William D. BASSHAM, marr. 1 HINSELEY, (2) Kessiah ROPER;
Thomas Archibald BASSHAM, marr Elizabeth GRIFFITH;
Frances G. BASSHAM marr. John POTEET;
Tempra M. BASSHAM marr. James Monroe BASSHAM, Jr.;
Levi S. BASSHAM marr. Sarah SMITH; and
Samuel H. BASSHAM, marr. Elizabeth RAY.
John Allen Pennycuff
-- 11236 Embassy Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45240
Submitted on Fri Nov 5 09:29:20 EST 1999
MCGEE or related
Submitted on Thu Nov 4 21:27:45 EST 1999
My grandfather William Booker bailey is from Point Pleasant Tn. My
grandmother was Annie Frances Dunkle. They were born and resided in
the same location.My father was Nelson Booker Bailey he was born here
along with his siblings. Perhaps I have some distant cousins out in
the internet Land. Linda Mae Bailey Pollock contact me at my e-mail
address thank you
Submitted on Tue Nov 2 07:42:35 EST 1999
My research suggests that a number of CHAFFINs lived in Lawrence
County in the early 1800's. I am seeking the parents or siblings of
Talifaro B. Chaffin born in North Carolina. Married Janetta RIDDLE
in Hardeman County, TN 29 Dec 1831. Any information will be most
welcome. Have much information on the decendents of T.B. CHAFFIN in
Texas after 1834.
-- 402 June St., Bryan, TX 77802-1609
Submitted on Mon Nov 1 22:17:08 EST 1999
I have been told by my father's elderly half-sister that my
great-grandmother, Laura BREWER and my grandmother, Ophelia LINDSAY?
LINDSEY? LENSEY? LINSEY?, were both of Cherokee descent. Laura
BREWER was born February 20, 1872, married my great-grandfather, John
M. MITCHELL of Scotch/Irish descent about 1890, died January 6, 1935
and is buried in Milford, Ellis Co., Texas. Ophelia LINDSAY? was
born February 28, 1985, married my grandfather, Joseph Jeffrey
MITCHELL about 1911, died May 1923 and is buried in Milford, Ellis
Co.,Texas. Can you confirm or deny my Cherokee heritage? Any
response would be appreciated concerning this query.
-- P.O. Box 3604, Matthews, NC 28106-3604
Submitted on Sun Oct 31 16:27:07 EST 1999
I am searhing for info on the family of James Searcy WALDROP who was
in the area at some point in time. I have been told by anothre
WALDROP researcher that he is on the 1880 Lawrence Co, census with
family. I am searching for my g-grandmother and her family. Her name
is Etna Rebecca WALDROP(RICHEY)b.8-16-1878 and d. 8-12-1912 in
Lauderdale Co.AL and is buried in the FLorence Cem. Her ancestors are
a complete mystery to our family.Parents, sibilings, aunts , Uncles,
etc. Would appreciate any leads... Thanks ahead of time!
-- 53 Co. Rd. 601, Rogersville, AL 35652
Submitted on Fri Oct 29 00:20:19 EDT 1999
John William CHILDRESS (TN, MO) father of Martha Alice Childress
Thomas (1901 (MO)- 1972 (TX)), Thomas, Lillian and Anna. Seeking
information on his birth, death, parents, who was mother of children.
Believed to have lived near Ethridge, TN.
-- 528 CR 3796, Cleveland, TX 77327
Submitted on Mon Oct 18 08:21:13 EDT 1999
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