Marion County, Tennessee Queries
1st Quarter, 1998


I would like to locate a copy of the Book THE STORY OF MARION COUNTY: IT's PEOPLE AND PLACES. Is there anyway to get a copy of this book?
Pat Brooks
Submitted on Sun Mar 29 23:16:06 EST 1998


I am searching for anyone researching the names of Isaac H. Williams or James Henry Williams. James Henry was the youngest son of Isaac H. (NC) Davidson Co,TN Dade Co(GA). James Henry lived in South Pittsburgfor some time and also Bridgeport, AL. I am searching for descendentsof Isaac H. Children:Isaac W., Robert T., Amanda M., thomas J.,Clarinda & James Henry. I am also searching for descendents of JamesHenry's children: John Isaac, James Henry, George Lafayette(know thisline) Thomas Edward,Clarinda Luella, Elena Bell, and Molly.
Larry G. Williams -- 43 Crisp Lane, Trenton, GA 30752
Submitted on Sat Mar 28 10:55:21 EST 1998


Trying to locate a book; The Story of Marion County; It's People andPlaces. Have heard the Marion County Historical Society had it inprint at one time. Will it be printed again. Would like to get acopy if possible.
Carolyn J. Rollins Carr -- 419 Franklin Ave., Sparta, TN 38583-1002
Submitted on Wed Mar 25 23:59:10 EST 1998


Looking for Martha Linda (Molinda or Malinda) TATE, b.12-12-1874, d.12-4-1930. Mother is Mary Ann (Pollyann) BRYANT, Father unknown. Mary Ann (Pollyann) parents are: James A BRYANT b.1800 d.2-6-1893(son of John BRYANT b.1783) and Mary ?. Any info will help!Also looking for Hubert TATE, b.11-3-1907 d.1-18-1929, Hubert is sonof Ada ? and Mar TATE. Any info will help!! Thanks!!!!
Andrea Odell
Submitted on Wed Mar 25 12:29:42 EST 1998


GRAHAM - searching for William Marion Graham d. May 19, 1924 inWhitwell, Marion County as well as Nancy Ann Parker b. April 09, 1851in "Kelly's Ferry," Tennessee and d. June 23, 1923 in Whitwell. Seeking to confirm dates and locations and maybe connect with anothermaking similar search.
Robert C. Graham -- 4016 Crooked Path Ct., Las Vegas, NV 89129
Submitted on Wed Mar 25 01:15:52 EST 1998


MARION, Margaret -- my gg grandmother was born about 1816 in TN. Ido not know if it was Marion County, but am hoping someone can tellme how the county came by its name "Marion".
Dorothy Ferrington
Submitted on Tue Mar 24 21:43:08 EST 1998


i would like to know if this railroad property was bought out rightor was it taken by the public domain way
james dixon -- 5225 Francis Spring Rd., whitwell, TN 37397
Submitted on Tue Mar 24 15:23:23 EST 1998


Info on Louise Copeland who married Sam Jackson in Marion County orJackson County, Ala, prior to abt. 1840. She was alleged bygranddaughter to be "full blooded Cherokee"Thomas Jackson, 1906 Cedar Hill Rd, White Bluff, TN, 37187
Thomas Jackson
Submitted on Tue Mar 24 09:37:49 EST 1998


Anna H. KELLY is listed in Marion 1850 census with 4 children; Riley,Amanda, George and William. I believe she also was mother of JohnKELLY who married Jane abt 1850. The 1840 census listed James M.KELLY with the proper aged children. I'm looking for confirmationthat James M. was Anna's husband. Also, Anna was listed in the 11thdistrict. Where is that located? Thx Ed.
Ed Kelley
Submitted on Sat Mar 21 22:09:36 EST 1998


Looking for Isaac H. Williams married to Clarinda McCorkle;Children:Amanda,Thomas, Clarinda, James Henry and maybe Robert T. Lived inMarion County (Shellmound) in 1860. Searching for his childrendescendents also.
Larry Williams -- 43 Crisp Lane, Trenton, GA 30752
Submitted on Thu Mar 19 20:48:55 EST 1998


MUIR, Looking for any info on the Muir family and when they firstcame to Marion County. Any info would be greatly appriceated.
Steven Muir
Submitted on Thu Mar 19 18:14:13 EST 1998


Seeking information on Shadrick and William LOFTY and families.Was residing in Marion County about 1870.
Nola Ezell
Submitted on Wed Mar 18 22:31:44 EST 1998


Looking for information on Elizabeth SHETTERS or relatedfamily. Also does anyone have information on SHETTERS COVEor SHETTERS WOODS. Does anyone have a listing of people buried in NEW HOPE CEMETARY.
Janie Sargent
Submitted on Mon Mar 16 13:01:07 EST 1998


I looking for any COOPER's, BURTON's, MONTGOMERY from MarionCounty,TN from Pre-1800's to 1890's. My Great,Great,Greatgrandfatherwas BurtonCOOPER, born in Marion County, TN at5/11/1805. He owned land MarionCounty, TN from 1820's(1824-1826-1829). He moved to Gasconade County,Missouri in the 1830's. His oldest son was James MontgomeryCOOPER,born in Marion County, TN Oct.4th,1825. His middle nameMONTGOMERY is this a Surname in Marion Co., TN. Burton third son wasJohn Burton COOPER, born in Gasconade County, MO at Nov.23rd, 1831.Is BURTON a surname found in Marion County, TN. So are there anyBURTON'S, or MONTGOMERY'S from Marion County, TN in the Pre-1800's orEarly 1810-1830's?I'am also related to BRANSON, BURGESS, BURROWS, CARROLL, COXES,CRIDER, DUNCAN, JETT, PHELPS, PIGG, SHOCKLEY, SMITH. All moving toMissouri in the Early 1830's
Christopher N. Cooper -- 1210 NW 6th Terrace, Blue Springs, MO 64014
Submitted on Sun Mar 15 16:21:31 EST 1998


Looking for information on HARDIN & JANE WILLIAMS - ARTHUR & JANELONG listed on 1821 Sweedens Cove Church records in Marion Co,Tenn.Believe Arthur & Jane Long went or lived in Jackson Co,Ala later???Appreciate help with these familys.
Lowell Sullivan -- 1303 Bois D'Arc St, Weatherford, TX 76086
Submitted on Sun Mar 15 12:29:34 EST 1998


I am looking for a copy of "Marion County: It's People and Places". Does anyone have it, when I tried to purchase it, it was out ofprint.
Alica Anderson
Submitted on Sat Mar 14 20:04:18 EST 1998


Looking for information on RICHARDS family (Stephen b.Abt 1789, JamesM. b.1818) in Marion County, TN. Need ancestors of Stephen. Willgladly exchange information.Mike
Mike Williamson
Submitted on Sat Mar 14 11:27:37 EST 1998


Looking for information on Caroline White born in GA in 1818 livedwith son Martin White in Marion Co., TN where she passed away inWhiteside,TN, also lived in Running Water,TN and Guild, TN.
S. Dieckmann
Submitted on Fri Mar 13 16:54:37 EST 1998


Gemima RUSSELL born 1808 TN wed John M. Mansfield born 1800 NC &lived in Marion CO., TN before migrating to Madison Co.,MO by 1860.Seeking PROOF of their parents. Believe his father was THOMASMANSFIELD & wife Susan and her parents were John Russell & RhodaNewbury.
Wanda Muncey Gant -- 562 Gant Hollow Lane, McMinnville, TN 37110-4676
Submitted on Thu Mar 12 23:05:55 EST 1998


We are trying to find the parents of William Columbus ADAMS. We havefound a record that he was born in 1823 in Marion County, TN. It ispossible that he had a brother named David who would have been abouttwo years younger. We don't know about other brothers or sisters. He married Mary Ann Polly Lee Allison (born in TN in 1823) in 1843but we are not sure where in TN they were married. We believe thatat least one of their children was born in Montgomery County, TN.
Sherrill Adams Cox
Submitted on Mon Mar 9 22:38:31 EST 1998


John B. PORTERb.may of 1875 married Emma CarolineWILLIAMS b.march of 1876.Emma is the daughter of Frank WILLIAMS and ? HIGDON.John and Emma are my gggrand-parents. And Frank andhis unknown wife are my ggggrand-parents.Any info. on these people and their ancestors is greatlyappreciated.
Suzie Breedlove
Submitted on Mon Mar 9 21:50:32 EST 1998


Thomas K. HENAGAR b.01-10-1831married Annie J. LEDBETTERb.03-05-1832. These are my ggggrand-parents, any infoon thier ancestors will be greatly appreciated.
Suzie Breedlove
Submitted on Mon Mar 9 21:40:05 EST 1998


WILL M. STEWART married Lula Belle MATHEWS.Lula's mother is Sarah, (probably RASH)These are my ggrandparents, any info will be gratly appreciated. Willis the son of Rufus STEWART.
Suzie Breedlove
Submitted on Mon Mar 9 21:31:16 EST 1998


Rufus STEWART b. about 1844 married Martha ROGERS b.about 1847. These are my gggrand-parents, any info. on thier ancestors will be greatly appreciated.
Suzie Breedlove
Submitted on Mon Mar 9 21:24:23 EST 1998


Millie/milly RAULSTON b.04-25-1853 married Samuel WilsonBEENE b.09-16-1855. These are my gggrand-parents, any info.on thier ancestors will be greatly appreciated
Suzie Breedlove
Submitted on Mon Mar 9 21:15:42 EST 1998


Looking for Jesse McBee who was reportedly born 10 Oct 1812 in Tn. He married a Susan Rebecca McKinney 8 Oct 1836 in Marion Co., TN. Susan Rebecca McKinney was born Jan 26 1813. According to his tombstone Jesse died 15 Aug 1882 in Newton Co., MO. Any informationconcerning Jesse McBee or his wife Susan Rebecca McKinney: theirparents, brothers, sisters, etc.
David J. Montgomery
Submitted on Mon Mar 9 17:55:17 EST 1998


Looking for any info or documents for James Livingston TORBETT b.Aug. 16, 1824 in Knox Co.d.Abt.1862 in Marion Co. married to RebeccaA. STEWART in 1843 in Marion Co. Also any info on his father SamuelAnderson TORBETT who settled in Marion Co. sometime before 1840.
Dan Torbett -- 9520 Gardner, Beaumont, TX 77707-1123
Submitted on Sat Mar 7 14:45:39 EST 1998


If you know of a copy of the MARION COUNTY HISTORY BOOK that is forsale, please contact me. Thanks.
Jean Moore
Submitted on Wed Mar 4 11:13:02 EST 1998


Seeking descendants of Matthew PRYOR of Marion Co. He m. sistersHenrietta and Mary WILLIAMS. His children were b. between 1809-1850:Susan, Elizabeth, Sarah, Philip A., Frances, Judy S., Samuel,Pleasant Marion, Thomas C., William Henry, Kissiah, Julia, Eliza A.,Albert, Richard S., Nancy, Mary, John A., Madison Claude, Henryetta.Only have spouses for Pleasant and Richard S. Who did the othersmarry?
Linda Stufflebean
Submitted on Wed Mar 4 08:04:57 EST 1998


Anyone related to any WHITE families in Marion County prior to 1830?
Mike Patterson -- 2205 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4569
Submitted on Mon Mar 2 21:23:25 EST 1998


Please change my e-mail address on my previous query to . Thanks for your time and trouble.
Mike Patterson -- 2205 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4569
Submitted on Mon Mar 2 21:20:17 EST 1998


I have an old 26 page family history of the K I N G family thatsettled in Sullivan County, Tennessee from Pennsylvania in 1782. There were many family members that migrated to Marion County,Tennessee. Three K I N G brothers married three M O R R E L Lsisters. Their children were double first cousins. They were thethree sons (Thomas, John, Samuel) of HARVEY KING and the threedaughters (Sarah, Dorothy, Susan) of JOHNATHAN MORRELL. Thesefamilies lived in Sullivan, Carter and Washington Counties inTennessee in late 1700's and early 1800's.Have lots of information on both the KING and MORRELL familys.
Submitted on Mon Mar 2 16:08:36 EST 1998


LEWIS, WRIGHT Would love to make a connection with someone in MarionCounty, Tn namely Jasper, TN who was related to Calvin and AmericusLEWIS. They were in Jasper, TN April 20, 1920 because SusannahRutherford Higgins was living with them. Susannah was Americusmother. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, LindaHiggins-McClendon email:
Linda Higgins-McClendon -- 125 Park Street, , Chickamauga, GA 30707
Submitted on Fri Feb 27 00:33:12 EST 1998


Looking for information on Burton LASATER or LASSITER, who was bornin Marion Co in 1823. Father's name was Johnsey LASATER or LASSITER,mother's name was Mary. Burton had a Martha, Temperance, Thomas, andNancy as siblings. At least some of this family moved to Texasbefore 1857.
Margaret Lasater -- P.O. Box 2908, College Station, TX 77841
Submitted on Wed Feb 25 10:36:24 EST 1998


I am looking for info on the MAXFIELD family. My gg grandmother wasParmelia Maxfield born in Marion County, Tenn. about 1837.Her father was Macklin Maxfield (his first name has also been spelledMcLin). Anyone have any info. Thanks Rex DeShazo 1817 Brooke AmberCircle, Deer Park, Texas 77536
Rex DeShazo
Submitted on Sun Feb 22 17:51:33 EST 1998


DAVIDSON, HOLLAWAY,JOHNSON,ROSS I am looking for the families of John Hiram DAVIDSON and LettieA. JOHNSON both buried in Teague Cementary North of Powell'sCrossroads. Also lookinmg for Jim Hollaway and Julia Ross. DAVIDSON'Sdaughter Sarah married HOLLAWAY'S son James Lee and along with otherDAVIDSON'S moved to Montague Co. Tx.Teresa Hollaway Trail
Teresa Trail -- P.O.Box 195, Winthrop, AR 71866
Submitted on Sun Feb 22 07:51:21 EST 1998


Looking for information on any DAMES of Marion County, esp. WilliamDAME b. ca 1820 VA, m. Caroline IVER, b. ca 1825 NC. Family in MarionCo in 1850, in Jackson Co Alabama in 1860. Children: (1) John (2)Nancy (3) Stephen A. m. a cousin Mary Jane DAME (4) Samuel (5) Andrew(6) Martha (7) Mary J.
Donald Spear -- 5933 Vale Way, San Diego , CA 92115
Submitted on Sun Feb 15 23:59:48 EST 1998


Searching info on James SIMS bJUN1774 & wife TabithaBARBER-m5/20/1803 (she d12/23/1857 in Marion Co. TN) and children:Gilbert b 8/27/1804; Mary b2/24/1806; Martha b3/23/1808; Mathew B.b2/1810; Littleton b2/7/1812; Celia b8/2/1814; James H. b. 6/1/1817;Michal A; b4/7/1819; Nancy b2/4/1821; William Argyle b1/29/1823 TNd2/3/1862 MO?; from census records, family likely migrated from theSC(1850 census shows Tabitha born SC) to TN, settling in Marion Co,by 1840. 1850 census shows Tabitha living with William Argyle & JamesM. SIMS (age 16) in home adjacent to Littleton SIMS; William ArgyleSims married Eve Miller BIBLE 10/5/1851; they moved from TN to MO, toARK where he died; she moved to Ft. Graham, Hill Co. TX after theCivil War near BIBLE family; searching for ancestors, relatedfamilies, burial places & other information in Marion Co; focusing onSIMS and BARBER families as consider!able information on BIBLE familyis available; willing to provide available information and sources
J. Rex Reed -- 4502 Northridge Rd, Norman, OK 73072
Submitted on Sun Feb 15 14:21:49 EST 1998


Looking for BLANCETT,BLANSIT,BLANSETT around Jasper Tn.
Submitted on Sat Feb 14 21:02:29 EST 1998


I am researching Marion co for David SHROPSHIRE OR John SHROPSHIREinfo.Also need info on Jim BURGESS and wife Nancy WALKER. They werein Marion co from 1810's to late 1860's Barbara Ennis Sisco,110Centennial Dr Lewisville Texas 75067 or
Barbara Ennis Sisco -- Barbara Ennis Sisco, lEWISVILLE , TX 75067
Submitted on Sat Feb 14 20:36:45 EST 1998


Searching for information on two BROWN families found in the 1870census of Marion Co. Mark Brown, age 29, wife Charlotte, age 25,children Joseph, Laura A. and Rebecca. Also John Brown age 22, wifeMary age 26, children Joseph, Mary J. and James. John and Mary Brownwere next door to Westly Brown, age 50, and family. We think thatthese two young men (Mark and John) may have married THOMPSON sistersCharlotte and Mary, and would like any information to prove/disprovethat. We cannot find either family in the 1880 census of TN or othersouthern states.
Chuck Sherrill
Submitted on Sat Feb 14 14:36:38 EST 1998


Looking for information on AUGUSTINE AUSTIN HACKWORTH who was born1746 in Caroline County, Virginia, and died 1846 in Whitwell,Marion County, Tennessee. He married MARY RUTH RIGNEY in1788 in Virginia. Any clues about him, his parents and children wouldbe appreciated. Thanks.
MK Perry
Submitted on Fri Feb 13 18:46:01 EST 1998


I am searching for information on and relatives of JosephLouis"Brady" WELLS, or Martha Polly MOREE. "Brady" Had a sister whosemarried name was LOFTY.They lived in the Jasper area around 1917.Myfather was an only child-Joseph Louis WELLS b1920 in Ala.Otherrelatives may be named MORGAN and BROCK.A WELLS married a Mary Tiptonin Kingport, TN."Brady" WELLS died around 1923 or 1924. He is buriednear Jasper.
Martha Hampton -- 10366 137th St. N., Largo, FL 33774
Submitted on Fri Feb 13 15:38:43 EST 1998


Looking for info for a Mable PARDE/PARDEE, was living in Vulcan,Marion Co., in 1918. Also, would appreciate hearing from anyone withknowledge of Vulcan, have had very little luck finding info on thisplace.
Linda Schaaf -- P. O. Box 8, Hawthorne, NV 89415
Submitted on Fri Feb 13 15:11:36 EST 1998


Looking for proof and date of marriage between Daniel LEWALLEN b ca1790 and Elizabeth LAYNE b ca 1793. They both died in Jackson Co Al probably 1849-1852. Had son William Preston b 1832 married Mary __.
Noma JONES WOLFE -- 1201 Circle DR, Sapulpa, OK 74066-6007
Submitted on Thu Feb 12 20:44:53 EST 1998


Samuel SPARGER (b.ca1809), resident of Marion County, TN from abt.1832 until about 1858. John HAMILTON (1780-1833), lived in MarionCounty from about 1806 until his death. William W. HAMILTON(1807-1876); who was his first wife, a Miss WHITE, who died in 1842?Many of these buried in Shiloh Cemetery along Shiloh Branch, MarionCounty. Phone (817) 283-2658.
Mike Patterson -- 2205 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4569
Submitted on Tue Feb 10 21:55:29 EST 1998


Looking for PANKEY'S Marion county 1820-1830. Off spring of JamesPANKEY and SMITH PANKEY. Looking for father of George W. Pankey. Anytidbit of information appreciated.
Dennis Parr
Submitted on Tue Feb 10 13:54:19 EST 1998


I'm interested in John W. WOOTEN/WOOTTON and Margaret "Peggy" HARGIS,d/o Abraham Hargis, Jr. and Rebecca FLOYD, b in Franklin Co., but min Marion Co.. Their children were Anna, who m James JACKSON,Abraham, Caroline, Sarah, and John. Would like the birthdates ofthese people, particularly Caroline, who might be the Caroline who mJohn Brown BIRDWELL. Can anyone help?
Rose Birdwell
Submitted on Mon Feb 9 14:56:33 EST 1998


I would like any information pre-1830 on a GEORGE W. PANKEY. BornMarion co. Tenn. in early 1820's. I have the Pankey line from GEORGEW. in Tenn through DAVID FRANK PANKEY Jr. in Washington state viaOregon. George W. was married to Armanda (Amanda)???sons William Valentine, David Frank and daughter Amanda. Pleasehelp.
Dennis Parr
Submitted on Mon Feb 9 14:26:55 EST 1998


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ron nunley -- ronald g nunley, sequatchie, TN 37374
Submitted on Sun Feb 8 13:04:09 EST 1998


Seeking names of parents & siblings of Benjamin HOWARD & wife JuliaO'NEAL, born abt 1829 in Salem, GA. Children: James A (b abt 1849),Thomas Harvey (b: 1/15/1851 Jackson AL) Cicero H. (b: abt 1853),Alfred B.D. (b: abt 1855)my gggrandfather, William W. (b: abt 1858);Marion (b:abt 1860. Mother died shortly after Marion's birth. Benjamin M. HOWARD then married Rhoda Elizabeth POWELL Stedman andhad 3 addition sons, James or Jesse Martin, Washington L, and Edward.
Virginia Finley -- 1612 Montclair, Rockwall, TX 75087
Submitted on Fri Feb 6 15:26:33 EST 1998


ROLLINS, Jim ROLLINS was married twice. So it has been told. Firstto an Olivia Ann ? and 2nd to a Becky PARTIN. From the firstmarriage there were 8 children; John Jefferson ROLLINS-m-MargaretMartha Ann ANDERSON; Jim ROLLINS, Jr.; Benjamin MosesROLLINS-m-Hester Ann RECTOR; Bud ROLLINS; Margaret ROLLINS-m-RobertMCBEE; Mandy ROLLINS; Lizzie ROLLINS-m-? HANNAH; & GeorgeROLLINS-m-L. G. (ROLLINS?) Most of Jim ROLLINS, Sr. family was bornin Tracy City, of Grundy Co. Tn. These children most all moved on toneighboring Franklin and Marion Co. Tn to raise there families. FieryGizzard, Martin Springs, Orme, South Pittsburg,Sewanee, Midway, andTick Bush have all been mentioned. We are very much interested inlearning more about these families and particularly the spouses, 2ndfamily & ancestors of Jim ROLLINS, Sr. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
Pat Brooks
Submitted on Fri Feb 6 14:28:36 EST 1998


I am trying to connect JAMES VAUGHN to parents. JAMES VAUGHN m. LUMAMAE STREET aka Lummie, dau of JAMES W STREET AND LUCINDA aka POUANIEKENNEDY. in Grundy co Tn. 1900. second marriage to MARY MEEKS inGrundy Co Tn. 1910. MARY MEEKS may have been married before as shehad two children JOSIE & CLARA when she married JAMES VAUGHN. Thanks :)
Linda Hubbard
Submitted on Fri Feb 6 12:33:29 EST 1998


I am researching the PARKER and REEVES surnames from Marion County(Jasper and Guild.) Henry REEVES, b. circa 1888, from Guild, TN -Probably died in late 70's, early 80's. He helped establish theGuild Baptist Church and was a deacon there. Isaac PARKER, b. circa1888, married the sister (Laura REEVES) of Henry REEVES. It isbelieved that the brother of Isaac PARKER, Benjamine, also married aREEVES. Benjamine may have been Sheriff of Jasper at one time. Anyinfo on these families would be appreciated. Thank you, Sandra Levi Parker
Sandra Levi Parker -- 2128 5th ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33713
Submitted on Thu Feb 5 05:36:53 EST 1998


Seeking ancestors of: Columbus (Lum(b)) W. HICKS, b. 1874 or 1875 inAL; Elizabeth (Lizzy) PRICE, b. abt. 1873, place unknown. SarahAlice ALLMAN, b. Oct. 1869, d. 1900. George HARVELL, b. abt. 1872,d. 1928.Will happily exchange any info I have on the above.
Sandy Cooper
Submitted on Tue Feb 3 21:24:44 EST 1998


Wilson H PARTON m. Elizabeth SMITH listed in Marion Co 1870 Census,PO Jasper, possibly lived on Signal Mtn. Their dau Lucy marriedWilliam WILSON and lived and died in Hamilton Co, Soddy Daisyarea.Need any info on the PARTON & SMITH families. Thanks
Freda Wilson
Submitted on Sun Feb 1 08:25:08 EST 1998


FERGUSON-William Francis FERGUSON b-Nov 7, 1853 d-Oct 27, 1929 in Marion Co. Tn. He Married Tennie Louise THOMAS Jan 4, 1885 in Dorans Cove. She was the daughter of William Houston THOMAS and Susan Jane RAULSTON of Jackson Co. Ala. There children were Ethel Lee (ROLLINS), Leathie Ann, Myrtle Jane, John Luther, William Francis, Jr., Delaine Ann,(WELLS) & Joseph Leonard. His father was also said to be William (Houston?)FERGUSON and his mother may have been Debbie ? There children were Mattie, Judie, Vina, Debbie, Martha, Nancy Azena, James, Steven & Bill. William Francis FERGUSON was the mail carrier for Orum and he did so by pony after bringing it from Bridgeport, Ala. Does anyone have any further information on the Ferguson's, their ancestors and related families? Please contact me. Any informaton would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
Pat Brooks
Submitted on Sat Jan 31 15:10:30 EST 1998


I am looking for a connection to a Thomas BURNETT who married Eliza Tilmon ASKEW Nov. 20, 1827 in Burke Co., NC. By 1850 Eliza W. BURNETT is listed in Marion Co., TN census with son, James B. BURNETT (age 11). By 1860 she is listed in Marion Co., TN census - Jasper - with W. W. MORRIS, her son, James B. BURNETT (age 40), his wife, Adda, and their son, James (age 6). By 1870 she is living by herself as a hotel keeper. She must have died between 1870-1880.
Patricia MORROW -- 6506 Prairie Dunes, Houston, TX 77069
Submitted on Sat Jan 31 12:43:26 EST 1998


I am interested in having contact with anyone that has BIRDWELL'Sin their database. I am just as interested in the spouses and theirhistories.Thank you, Rose
Rose Birdwell -- Rt. 2, Box 360, 444 Glen Loudermilk Rd., Murphy, NC 28906
Submitted on Sat Jan 31 11:47:14 EST 1998


? Moses Morrison listed as head of household in 1850 census, age 57, born in NC. Mariied to Sarah (rebecca?) Shadrick; Moses first initial is J or could be I or T, possibly. several children listed on census, Zachary aged 4. Are either Mose or Sarah/Rebecca listed on any other cenus lists, tax lists, etc? Thanks for any help.
Kathy Muncy -- PO Box 2083, Inez, KY 41224
Submitted on Fri Jan 30 20:16:19 EST 1998


Looking for information on BURNS and ASHER families who may have resided in Marion Co. or vicinity in early 1800s. John Burns b. SC and some children b. SC moved to Maries Co. Mo by 1832 after a supposed stay in TN family lore says Sequatachie area. One of John's sons m. Milly Asher in MO in 1852. This family is believed to have Cherokee blood. Any leads will be appreciated.
M. Blackburn
Submitted on Wed Jan 28 18:26:42 EST 1998


Looking for any information on my gggGrandfather, Blackburn HIGDEN. Married Caroline ??? 1848Father of John HIGDEN / HIGDON ???
Jim Back
Submitted on Tue Jan 27 20:32:02 EST 1998


Interested in any BAILEY's in Marion County, Tennessee.
Fred Charles
Submitted on Tue Jan 27 10:02:18 EST 1998


Searching----Stephen KILGORE born 1760/1770 in NC; died 1841/1845 in Marion Co, TN; married Rebecca SALYER born c1770 in NC; died 1860/1870 in TN----Abraham LAYNE born c1798 in TN; died after 1880 in TN; married Rebecca KILGORE born 1803/1808 in VA; died after 1880 in TN----Mary Ann LAYNE born 1826 in TN; died 1888 in TN; married 1.Isaac W. BRYANT born 1826 in TN; died 1860/1870 in TN; married 2nd John H. GRIFFITH born 1826 in TN; died 1890 in TN----Anna M. BRYANT born 1862 in TN; died 1900/1910 in TN; married 1. David CRAIG born unknown; died 1884 in Arkansas; married 2nd John T. (Smith) GRIFFITH born 1862 in TN; died 1900/1910 in TN. Thanks.
Paula A. Carle-Bosch -- 338 Randolph Fridley Road, Sweetwater, TN 37874-6338
Submitted on Sat Jan 24 23:57:40 EST 1998


I am interested in finding information on Mrs. Catherine Madora Foster She lived in Marion County in 1918. She had a brother William Calvin Allen, an ex Confederate soldier who was blind that lived with her. I would like to find her spouse's name and any children that she might have had.
Tommy Allen
Submitted on Sat Jan 24 21:35:04 EST 1998


Am seeking info on JAMES family.Jack JAMES married Mary FULFER theyhad 11 kids.Jack b.-1874 was raised by Jack Turner-why? Mary FULFERwas d/o Nick&Mary Fulfer.B.-15ay1881. Am seeking info on FULFERfamily. Ancestors&Descendents. They lived in Whitwell,Tn.&Sequatchie, Tn. area.
Robin Dixon -- 1107 Fawn Run , Somerset , KY 42501
Submitted on Sat Jan 24 19:53:48 EST 1998


Searching for parents and siblings of ggrandfather, William PHILLIPS, born about 1832 in TN. Listed in Marion Co, TN 1860 census: William Phillips, 26; Martha E., 26; William L, 6; Keziah E., 3; John A., 9 mos. Family was in Butler Co in the mid-1860s, moved after 1870 to Dade Co, Ga, then to DeKalb Co, Al. Additional children: Mary Ann (1865), Martha (1870). Maiden name of William's wife, Martha E., may be KANUT (KANUPP?)
Mary Anne Burkhart Kuebel
Submitted on Sat Jan 24 07:57:23 EST 1998


Looking for ancestors of my 2nd GGF Jesse MCBEE b.1827 Marion Co.,TN. Jesse had brothers named Isham, Henry, William W., Samuel B., Jacob P., Roland (?) and sisters Martha and Sarah. His father's name also Jesse b. Abt 1800. Mother named Leah. Father Jesse moved the family from Marion Co. TN, to AL after 1831, was in AL until moving to TX around 1856. Thanks for any comments/assistance/suggestions.
George White
Submitted on Tue Jan 20 21:43:14 EST 1998


BRADEN,TEDFORD Seeking information on the family of William (Henderson?)BRADEN, b. 11-3-1821 married Mahala TEDFORD, b. 5-12-1830, she the daughter of John TEDFORD and Nancy SWAFFORD. The TEDFORD's and BRADEN's left Marion County in the early 1850's for Newton County, AR. I have been told William BRADEN was the son of James BRADEN and Sarah HENDERSON of Marion County. Other Marion County surnames that married into this family include: GRAHAM, STONE, EVANS, NEIGHBORS, NIXON, WILSON, and SANDERS. Any help appreciated.
John Morrison
Submitted on Mon Jan 19 21:13:43 EST 1998


Do you have any info on the above family names? Donohoo being the most important to me.
Joan Styles
Submitted on Sun Jan 18 23:07:53 EST 1998


I am looking for information on my grandfather Ben McDonald andgrandmother Esther Mosier. They lived in Marion County around 1920.
Ronald D McDonald
Submitted on Sun Jan 18 19:10:57 EST 1998


Searching for parents and siblings of ggrandparents William PHILLIPS and Martha E. KANUT. 1860 TENNESSEE CENSUS shows William Phillips, 26 Martha E., 26 William L, 6 Keziah E., 3 John A., 9 mos. Living in Marion Co., TN. Mary Anne BURKHART Kuebel, Trommstr. 25A, 69483 Wald-Michelbach, Germany
Mary Anne Kuebel
Submitted on Sun Jan 18 15:03:51 EST 1998


Christopher Columbus Bible or Henry Bible bought land in Marion County from the Cherokee nation, other Bibles's married into the Cherokee Nation Family. What records do you have?
Del Bible
Submitted on Sat Jan 17 07:08:31 EST 1998


Seeking information on Granville BROWN, b 10/11/1833 in TN or KY, d10/24/1918 in Chattanooga. Wife - Susan Catherine BURNETTE, b12/04/1845 in KY, d 01/24/1907, Sequatchie, Marion County, TN.BROWN and BURNETTE are paternal great-grandparents. We haave come to a dead end in tracing family earlier than BROWN.Any assistance would be appreciated verymuch.
Bill Dickert -- 472 Lovvorn Road, Cedartown, GA 30125-5424
Submitted on Sat Jan 17 01:05:36 EST 1998


Looking for parents of Martha JONES, b. ca 1818 in Franklin Co. Married, ca 1834, to Thomas Gilliam, the son of Hinchea (1775-1858)and Mary Neally Gilliam. Thomas was born, ca 1807 in Hawkins Co.,TN. Thomas died in Marion Co. on 1 Jan. 1870, while Martha diedthere 7 Jan. 1886. She is buried in the Gilliam Cem. on Battle Creekin Marion Co. Children: (1) Mary Anna (1835-1892), md. William C.Smith; (2) James Matthew (1837-1864); (3) Alzina (1840-1896), md.,1st, James Doss, 2nd, Henry Lee Bible; (4) John H. (1843-1864); (5)William Francis (1845-1929), md. Julia Anna O'Neal; (6) Spencer Wiley(1847-1916), md., 1st, Jane Raulston, 2nd, Emma Joiner Bruton; (7)Thomas Benton (1849-1928), md. Sarah Elizabeth Raulston; (8) RufusHouston (1851-1934), md, AlleyBirdwell.
John Payne -- 22 West Ontario Street, Apt. 1, Chattanooga, TN 37415!
Submitted on Fri Jan 16 11:42:48 EST 1998


THOMAS-RAULSTON,William Houston THOMAS-B-May 1, 1832-D-May 23, 1910-married Susan Jane RAULSTON Feb 17, 1856 in Jackson Co. Ala. There were 8 children to this union. Jay Demmett THOMAS; Mattie THOMAS Johnson; Tennie Louise THOMAS Ferguson; Priscilla THOMAS Posey; John A. THOMAS; Susan THOMAS Holder; George Mason THOMAS; and William Houston THOMAS, Jr. These descendants raised their families in the Jackson Co., Ala. and Marion Co., Tn. areas. But who were the ancestors of William Houston THOMAS? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
Pat Brooks
Submitted on Wed Jan 14 18:38:21 EST 1998


My Great-Grandparents, Geo. Washington Bible, Jr. & Martha Etta "Mattie" Raulston were married in the Sweedens "Sweetens" cove Church in 1881. If anyone has scanned the photo of this church, could they forward to me? It would fill out my family history, thanks.
James T. Bible -- 317 North Dr., Islamorada, FL 33036
Submitted on Wed Jan 14 06:26:58 EST 1998


My gg-grandmother was Susan West. She was raised on a plantation. Shehad her own nanny. She Married James J. Cantrell. They lived inLoving Texas when they died. She was born about 1850. She was fullCherokee. Any information on West family would be greatlyappreciated.
Betty Gibson -- 3477 Golden State Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95051-4639
Submitted on Tue Jan 13 20:37:01 EST 1998


Submitted on Tue Jan 13 00:38:34 EST 1998


I'm looking for info on Malinda MATHER, married to Rice COFFELT in the mid 1800's and Millie SPRY, married to Samuel ROBERSON in the mid 1800's.
Diane L. Reichle -- 5167 N. State Road 66, Milltown, IN 47145
Submitted on Mon Jan 12 10:51:56 EST 1998


Looking for any info re: James DAVIS, who was briefly in Marion in the early 1820's. Two of his sons married daughters of David and Mary Ann NICHOLS. Believe David NICHOLS continued to live in Marion Co.
Paul R.L. Vance
Submitted on Sun Jan 11 14:57:43 EST 1998


I am searching for information on William Colston b-1805, VA; married Martha A. Minatree(spelling) circa 1833. They are listed on Marshal Co., TN 1840 census; however, believe he is connected to Nathan Colston(spelling) who lived in Marion Co., TN. Any help will be appreciated. Will share what info I have. gladys colston shannon
Gladys Shannon -- 30442 Highland Dr., Ardmore, TN 38449
Submitted on Sun Jan 11 00:53:34 EST 1998


Does anyone have information on Robert PRICE, his son Peyton Albert PRICE, or Robert's wife, Melinda Mary O'CLANAHAN, who came from Ireland. They lived in Jasper,TN, in late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Albert married Leata WARREN of Tullahoma. daughter of Robert and Georgeanna WARREN.
Jane Maclin Moore -- 58 Hastings Place, Jackson, TN 38305
Submitted on Sat Jan 10 00:29:23 EST 1998


Looking for information on Mark Hendrex and family. 1850 census shows in Marion County. Also in Marion in 1830. Anyone with any information would be of great help.
Connie Foster
Submitted on Fri Jan 9 03:04:25 EST 1998


searching for parents of Hiram WOOD, born c 1790 m Nancy (unknown) Father of James WOOD b 1812 TN, m Mary POTTER. dau of Joel POTTER I know Hiram lived in Doran's cove in Jackson co AL in 1830 and many WOOD families are there. Is Hiram the son of James or John WOOD? John is known to be 100& Cherokee Indian. Gladly exchane. Any info appreciated. Believe Nancy may have been dau of William NORMAN
Ethel Stockton -- 1413 Railroad Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225
Submitted on Wed Jan 7 19:45:17 EST 1998


Searching for parents of Mary/Polly DELONY who m Joel POTTER 1819 in either TN or AL. They are in AL in 1819 when first child born. Joel's father thought to be William but not proof. The DELONY name is known to be Chickasaw
Ethel Stockton -- 1413 Railroad Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225
Submitted on Wed Jan 7 19:34:46 EST 1998


Alfred VAUGHAN/VAUGHN md to Nancy E.(?) had at least two children - Robert Pinkney and Matilda Adeline. Alfred was a Union soldier during the War. He is listed on the Veteran's List in 1890 in TN. Robert was born in Tullohoma,TN in 1872 and died in Dallas, TX in 1932. He was md. to Lee Emma WHITFIELD/WHITEFIELD in Franklin Co.,TN in 1894. Their first four children were born in TN.: Walter R. 1896, Cornelia Mae 1897 Tracy City, James Lee 1900, Rufus Elmer 1902 Tullohoma. Need Nancy's maiden name as well as additional children. Will share information.
C.R.Holley -- PO Box 117, Brooks,, GA 30205
Submitted on Mon Jan 5 20:06:29 EST 1998


ANDERSON,ROLLINS,ENOCH-John Jefferson ROLLINS and Margarett Martha Ann ANDERSON, residents of Grundy, Marion and Franklin Counties, finally settled and lived out there remaining years in Franklin County. John was a farmer and coal miner. After inheriting her fathers land, Albert Spencer ANDERSON, Margarett and John built a log house near the Midway community. They are also buried nearby in the Anderson Cemetary in Franklin County. Margarett's parents were Albet Spencer Anderson and Rebecca Elizabeth ENOCH. But who were there parents? Albert and Rebecca were married in Lincoln County Jan. 9, 1848. They had 10 children: Ike, John, Jim, David, Mary, Let, Margarett, Sarah, John and Issacc William. The father of John Jefferson ROLLINS was Jim Sr. His mothers name is uncertain to us. (Probably Olivia Ann?) They had at least 8 children to this union. Benjamin Moses, John Jefferson, Jim ! Jr., Bud, Margaret, Mandy, Lizzie and George. It appears that Jim Sr. was married a 2nd time to a Becky Partin.
Pat Brooks
Submitted on Mon Jan 5 14:45:08 EST 1998


I am researching HICKS/HALE/HUFFSTUTLER/FORD/LOFTY/CHAMBERS on one line and GRAVES/WALLACE/ROLLINS on another line. All can be traced to Marion County. If you have any of these names I would like to hear from you.
Sandie Huffstutler
Submitted on Sat Jan 3 14:28:21 EST 1998


JACKSON,Churchwell b-2/15/1758 OrangeCo.VA,AndersonCoTN and MarionCo.TN. Most of his children born in MarionCo.TN. His son also, Churchwell b-1800 MarionCo.TN- married COFFELT, Mary Ann b-1801 MarionCo,Tn. They had several children, one being JACKSON, Mary Ann b- 1835 who married HAWKINS. Please email me anyone with the three surnames listed in this query, thank you!
Paula L. JACKSON HAWKINS -- 3355 NE 76th avenue, Portland, OR 97213
Submitted on Sat Jan 3 14:26:02 EST 1998


Looking for any information re PETER TURNEY born 09/22/1827 in Jasper TN died 10/19/1903 in Winchester TN. Married to Hannah ?????. Col. 1st Tenn, Governor of Tennessee 1893-1897. Interested in any and all info. Thanks.
Elizabeth Turney Grisard -- 9423 W. 89th Circle, Westminster, CO 80021
Submitted on Thu Jan 1 22:07:42 EST 1998

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