Marshall County, Tennessee Queries
January and February, 1998


Trying to locate the OLD LUNA CEM. located at Talley Station inMarshall Co.
Chelse Nash
Submitted on Sat Feb 28 22:10:13 EST 1998


God Bless Tennessee. Iam looking for the parents of Benjamin PINIONand Jane VICKERS of Marshell county .They are found in the 1850census there.PINION is from North Carolina and Vickers is fromTennessee.They had at least 8 children.Thomas PINION was the oldestbr. in 1839 so i guess they would have ben married in that timepeirod give or take a year.There were more PINION's in Marshell co atthis time. If anyone has info on this family please
Emory L. PINION -- 180 south road lot 22, High Point, NC 27262
Submitted on Tue Feb 24 19:57:23 EST 1998


DODD, Joel Jackson b:1814 Lincoln county but later Marshall county. Need parents, brothers, sisters?
Bill Dodd -- 7113 Tonga Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32216-3213
Submitted on Tue Feb 24 01:23:35 EST 1998


Thomas A. JAMES m. Elizabeth BAILEY 1831 in Williamson Co. Lived inWill. co Ru. Co and Marshall Co. Need parents of T. A. James . Needinfo on children.William J James, b. 1842, Sarah b. 1836, Thomas H.b. 1834, J, Jamesb. ?, Nancy ,b. 1836. m. Elijah Joyce, Rufus W. b. 1838 m. MaryWilliams, Ann E. b.1845, and Mary F. b.1848. Have info on the firstthree to date . Will Gladly Share any info on this line.Leon Hays 387 N. Highland, Jackson Tn 38301
Leon Hays
Submitted on Sun Feb 22 13:58:50 EST 1998


John CUMMINGS b.abt 1805 NC m.1st (2 May 1847-Marshall Co. TN) MaryJ. PATTERSON b.abt 1817 in TN d.1857-60. John and Mary J. were inMarshall Co. in 1850. He married 2nd: Sarah PRICE on 28 Jan 1860 inLawrence Co. where he lived for the 1860 census. By 1870 they were inGiles Co. Children (4): Susan Hazel T. b. 23 July 1849 m. John DavidGRAVES, Mary C. b.abt 1851 m. John F. BEAVERS, Virgil T. b.abt 1853,Amanda H. b.abt 1857. Would appreciate any information on ancestry ofJohn CUMMINGS and Mary J. PATTERSON. Willing to correspond withdescendants.
Sharon Mulrey -- 5330 La Colonia Dr. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120
Submitted on Sat Feb 21 16:29:51 EST 1998


I am looking for any information concerning the parents on JohnWesley Green born June 29,1851 and died Dec. 30,1926. John Wesleyalso know as J.W. Green was married to Nancy Swofford born Sept. 23,1847 and died July 26, 1909. They lived in Lewisburg, cornersvillearea of Marshall county , Tn and Franklin Co. Tn. Both are buried inLone Oak Cem. in Lewisburg, Tn. I also would like any information onhow I can obtain any birth records in Tenn. in the 1800's , I needhelp, I am at a deadend, Thanks in advance ,
Submitted on Fri Feb 20 22:31:15 EST 1998


Is James Kib TERRY listed in Civil War a son of Kibble TERRY &Rebecca of Marshall Co in 1850 census. Kibble has a grandson namedJames Kibble TERRY II b. in Decatur Co. TN from another son.
Fran West
Submitted on Fri Feb 20 14:03:31 EST 1998


Searching for informations concerning the following families..AbsolomWHITSETT(died 1813),ElIZABETH LUNA(wife of Absolom WHITSETT). Needinfo on ASOLOM WHITSETT's parents or state of origin.ROY WHITSETT RWHITSETT@AOL.COM11610 nw 21 stPembroke Pines,Fla 33026
ROY WHITSETT -- 11610 nw 21 st, Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Submitted on Tue Feb 17 21:31:06 EST 1998


I am inquiring about Peter Looney (name changed to Peter Luna)and his connection with Cherokee and Chicksaw nation.Plus I am interested in making contact to any desendants of the lineof LUNA'S.I am a great-great-great granddaughter of Peter Luna (Looney).I would also like to trace the hertiage back to the Isle of Man.
Lucretia L. Luna Allen -- 1002 Orleavo Dr., Vista, CA 92084
Submitted on Tue Feb 17 15:21:48 EST 1998


Wade B. THOMPSON b. 1852 in Tennessee, marriage to Mary F. HOBBY inMarshall Co.TN, on Dec 20, 1874. Children of marriage John WilliamTHOMPSON, b. 1875; Virgie E.THOMPSON,b. 1878. I need information onfamily. Wade and Mary THOMPSON moved to Howard & Pike Counties inArkansas sometime after 1878.
Submitted on Mon Feb 16 21:19:57 EST 1998


A lost HAYNES grave. I know this is a long shot, but I'm trying tolocate the grave of James HAYNES who died 1813/1814 nearCornersville, TN. It is said he was buried on his farm and in 1940the land was owned by George BADLEY. Does anyone have a memory ofthis gravesite?
Paulette Haynes -- 1431 E 500 N, Anderson, IN 46012
Submitted on Sun Feb 15 13:49:04 EST 1998


Anyone out there a descendant of James CAVENDER, a head of householdin 1800 in Pendleton Dist., S.C., later resident of Marshall County,TN?
Mike Patterson -- 2205 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4569
Submitted on Fri Feb 13 22:13:19 EST 1998


I am looking for any information on William Paul "Boss" WATERS whomarried Sarah Ann BURROW(S). William was born on July 28, 1891 anddied on June 14, 1942. Sarah was born on March 24, 1893 and died onMarch 28, 1969. They lived in Bedford County at the time of theirdeath, but may have came from Maury County. Their children wereRobert Clyde, Horace P., Birdell, Paul, and Thomas WATERS. William'sfather was Wiliam Robert WATERS who married Caroline HELTON. Cananyone help me with information on any WATERS in Maury County thatmay connect to my William or Sarah. Thank you for any and all help.
Gary Waters -- 390 Rogers Hill Road, Glasgow, KY 42141
Submitted on Wed Feb 11 18:21:27 EST 1998


Looking for information concerning Porter SHEPARD (1897-1993) whodied in Lewisburg, TN. Also looking for a different Porter SHEPARD,possibly an ancestor, b Westfield, MA, abt 1797, and lived inHartford, OH, in 1840.
Tom Shepard -- 3378 Black Willow Trail, DeLand, FL 32724
Submitted on Tue Feb 10 20:11:56 EST 1998


Seeking information on ENGLAND families of Marshall Co, Bedford Co.area. Rachel, Sarah, Malinda, Jonathan, Tillman, Martin, Rezin,Mary, Newel, Eliza Jane, John, John Jr.Any information on England families appreciated
K. Davis
Submitted on Mon Feb 9 16:41:15 EST 1998


Am seeking information on great-great grandparents, Gabriel LongMORTON and Emily J. HARDISON Morton, former residents of Marshall andMaury Counties, and their descendants. Gabriel (b.1820 in MarshallCounty, son of John MORTON; d. Sept.1876 at unknown location) wasmarried 15 Dec 1840 in Maury County to Emily (b.26 Feb.1822 at Lasea,Maury County, daughter of James and Sarah HARDISON; d. 14 Aug 1874 atunknown location). Their children were James Hardison MORTON, b.1842; Frances Elizabeth MORTON, b.1844; William Thomas MORTON, b.1847; John M. MORTON, b. 1850; Calvin T. MORTON, b. 1854; Alice J.MORTON, b. 1857; Charles Dee MORTON, b. 1862; and Ida Eudora MORTON,b. 1863. Especially interested in contacting other descendants ofWilliam Thomas MORTON and wife Mary Elizabeth (Mollie) FANCHER, whowere married 9 May 1871 in Madison County, Tennessee.
Susan Morton Berry -- 511 N. Bullard, Silver City, NM 88061
Submitted on Fri Feb 6 22:51:29 EST 1998


I am researching John DUNCAN. He married ??? and moved to DeSoto Co.Miss. and was in the 1850 census with his children: William M.,Margaret L. ( who married John YOUNG) Martha C., Elimina R., Ann E.,James H., Wynefred Elizabeth, and Zadok B. No wife is listed and Iassume that she had died by 1850. He later moved back to MarshallCo. and was listed in the 1860 census. What was his wife's name andwho were his parents ? His daughter, Wynefred later married AtlasG. DUNCAN. Is he the son of the elder John DUNCAN and wife Margaret?I have an old letter written by Bette DUNCAN after she moved into theold DUNCAN house.
Margaret Meyer
Submitted on Thu Feb 5 08:41:26 EST 1998


I am searching for information about the Meredith E. WEBB family thatlived in the Mooresville area between 1820 & 1840 before moving toShelby County Texas. Meredith married Charlotta BROWN about 1826 andthey had nine children. Any information would be greatlyappreciated.
Maurice A. Webb -- 427 Karen Drive, Lafayette, LA 70503
Submitted on Wed Feb 4 23:21:48 EST 1998


Looking for anyone researching the WEAVER/GREEN family of TN. Shadrack WEAVER and Lucy GREEN (my gggg grandparents) came fromChatham Co, NC to settle in Marshall Co, TN. They died 1848 and Oct15, 1826 respectively and are buried there. They had 10 children: Mary, Anna (married Jonathan GREEN and remained in TN while manyothers went to Hopkins Co TX), Johnnie Green, Tinsley, Elizabeth"Betsy," Susannah, Rebecca, Shadrack Jr, Thomas J, and Demcy (marriedMary O. Johnson and then Frances L. King - he is buried in DavidsonCo TN). Anna and Jonathan GREEN had eight children: William,Shadrack W, Jonathan, Lucinda, Mary Ann, David Thomas, Stephen, andJoannah. My line is through Johnnie Green Weaver. My info is freefor the asking. Thanks in advance for any tidbits.
Shawnda Kimmel -- 22898 Birch Street, Porter, TX 77365
Submitted on Sat Jan 24 13:18:35 EST 1998


I am trying to find information on MARY JANE HOLLY DARNELL, in 1840in MARSHALL CO. Her FATHERS name was MOSES DARNELL and her MOTHERSname was JANE or GINCY DOLTSON. Can a nyone help me? Thanks .
Gayle Hammond White
Submitted on Mon Feb 2 13:01:18 EST 1998


I apologize for entering info in this manner. I tried to reply to one of the queries on the Marshall Co Page and it returned to me as a bad address. Do you have another address for Molly Graham Welch that had a transcript of the Marshall County Will regarding the Graham family?
Joe Hardiman
Submitted on Sun Feb 1 16:19:01 EST 1998


I understand there were a lot of BRYANT's in Marshall Cty, TN. Looking for kin of my Grandfather THOMAS E. BRYANT / VICTORIA MATILDA COBLE BRYANT.(b.1868). May have a connection with Lincoln Cty, TN. Thanks, David Bryant
Submitted on Thu Jan 29 17:08:35 EST 1998


I am looking for the parents of JOHN W GARRETT and other sibblings. He was born in Georgia. I'm also looking for the parents and sibblings of DELILA BARNHART.She was born in Tenn. JOHN And DELILA were married in Marshall Co. Tenn. April 13, 1845. I'm also looking for children of JOHN and DELILA born in Marshall Co. before 1853 thats when they showed up in Webster co. MO.
Sharon Scott -- 741 Waugh Ln. #9, Ukiah, CA 95482
Submitted on Sat Jan 24 23:49:39 EST 1998


I am researching this man-John MCCANDLESS found in the 1850 Census ofMarshall Co, TN in the 15th District, Pg #96. My GGGF was listed byhis widow/Ex. wife? to have been born in Tennessee on the 1880Census. Dicy or Dicie Cordelia (maiden name unknown) married aMcCandless in about 1862 and had Lee or Leander McC, Nannie or Nancyb. abt. 1867 and John Richard b. 9/17/1868-9. All the children wereborn in Texas and Dicy was born in Alabama. Dicy had remarried aJ.S. DANCER by 1871 in Texas. I am researching all MCCANDLESS in TNup to 1870.
Ron McCandless -- 3155 French Rd., #148, Beaumont, TX 77706
Submitt ed on Sat Jan 24 14:59:24 EST 1998


Looking for anyone researching the WEAVER/GREEN family of TN. Shadrack WEAVER and Lucy GREEN (my gggg grandparents) came from Chatham Co, NC to settle in Marshall Co, TN. They died 1848 and Oct 15, 1826 respectively and are buried there. They had 10 children: Mary, Anna (married Jonathan GREEN and remained in TN while many others went to Hopkins Co TX), Johnnie Green, Tinsley, Elizabeth "Betsy," Susannah, Rebecca, Shadrack Jr, Thomas J, and Demcy (married Mary O. Johnson and then Frances L. King - he is buried in Davidson Co TN). Anna and Jonathan GREEN had eight children: William, Shadrack W, Jonathan, Lucinda, Mary Ann, David Thomas, Stephen, and Joannah. My line is through Johnnie Green Weaver. My info is free for the asking. Thanks in advance for any tidbits.
Shawnda Kimmel -- 22898 Birch Street, Porter, TX 77365
Submitted on Sat Jan 24 13:18:35 EST 1998


Looking for information on the children of James David COOK (1835-1904) and wife Mary Jane HAYNES (1848-1929), married 28 Sep 1869 in Marshall County, TN. Four sons and two daughters. Family might have lived in the Lewisburg area.
Paulette Haynes
Submitted on Thu Jan 22 22:20:01 EST 1998


Looking for info about families of Sarah L PACE b 1832 Bedford county TN, m 1850 Bedford county TN to Eli HOLDEN b abt 1832 middle TN. Their families may have lived in Coffee, Lincoln, Franklin, Moore, Marshall or Rutherford counties. They had a son Wm Chas Holden. Eli served with his "brother-in-law" Solomon WEST in 3rd Ky Vol Cav (union), died July 1862 in AL. Sarah remarried twice (Minton, Galbreath) died in KY. Wm Chas died in AR. Willing to share info about PACE, HOLDEN, WEST families, etc.
Pat Holden
Submitted on Wed Jan 21 21:24:40 EST 1998


I am looking for any information on William Robert (Bob) WATERS whomarried Mary Caroline Helton. They may have moved to Marshall orBedford Counties. Their Children were William Paul (Boss), FannieElizabeth, Thomas and Ann. Also would like any information on any ofthe children. Will gladly share what informaton I have. Thank You!
Gary Waters -- 390 Rogers Hill Road, Glasgow, KY 42141
Submitted on Mon Jan 19 00:27:48 EST 1998


I am searching for info on John Calvin BERLIN, bn ca 1850, married Sara Jane MOFFIT. I'm told this couple lived in/around Lewisburg, Marshall, TN. A child was Wayne Cornelius BERLIN (1875-1936) who was likely born in Marshall Co TN or Franklin Co AL or Tishomingo Co MS. Wayne Cornelius married Mary Margaret REDMAN (1876-1938) supposedly bn in Paint Rock, AL??. Wayne Cornelius and Mary Margaret died in Trumann, Poinsett, AR. Any help on this family would be much appreciated. Thanks -
Gay Parrish -- 3528 Habersham Club Drive, Cumming, GA 30041
Submitted on Fri Jan 16 09:56:49 EST 1998


Responding to Geri Collins query of Sep 12, 1997: Jesse Dodd was oneof the seven children of Joel Dodd who died in Marshall County in1855 and who are proven by county land records. Joel Dodd was inturn the son of Jesse Dodd, soldier of the American Revolution, whodied in what is now Winston County, Alabama, in 1838. If you wouldlike to share information, contact me
H L Dodd
Submitted on Wed Jan 14 10:18:39 EST 1998


My grandmotherElizabeth Beatrice Anderson graduated from BelfastSchool (High School?) in Marshall county around 1925 (I have herschool ring), but I have not been able to find much info about theschool. When did it close? Are there records or photos of theschool and students/classes who graduated from there? Any info aboutthe school would beappreciated
D. Page
Submitted on Mon Jan 12 22:40:02 EST 1998


Looking for information on James FERGUSON and wife Martha VAUGHN: 1850 Franklin County, TN Census, Vol. 2, pg. 245 Ferguson, James, 48 Ala. Martha, 30 Ala. Elizabeth, 12 Paralee, 8 Noah, 5 Mahala, 6/12 Daughter Paralee married Jasper Newton O'Neal (from Marshall Co., TN) in 1856, Stone Co., MO. Jasper and Paralee are on the 1860 Stone Co., MO census; the federal census of Carroll Co., AR in 1870, and the Polk Co., MO census of 1880: Jackson Township, h/hold number 162-170. ONEAL, J.N. farmer 43 TN TN TN Pairlee kh 38 wife TN TN TN Sary ah 16 dau MO TN TN Irah wof 14 son MO TN TN Marvilla 10 dau AR TN TN Martha 8 son MO TN TN John 5 son MO TN TN Clinton 2 son MO TN TN They are living next to the Chandlers and McCulleys. Paralee is buried at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Polk Co., MO. If you have any information on these families, please contact Jan Phillips,
Jan Phillips
Submitted on Mon Jan 12 00:17:05 EST 1998


I would like to know the name of Nathaniel Bradford's (born in around 1800 in North Carolina) father. His name may be Darnell. If you find this information, please mail it to the following address:Frank Bradford2525 Pulaski Hwy.Fayetteville, TN 37334
Leah Bradford
Submitted on Sun Jan 11 15:01:50 EST 1998


Any family members of SARAH FINLY born ca. 1790 in PA or GA.? I found her in the 1850 census Marshall Co. TN. and then in the 1860 Bradley Co. Tn census living with a daughter, Mary L. Hayse.
C. Z. Luffman -- 926 Long Avenue, Chatsworth, GA 30705
Submitted on Sat Jan 10 19:25:29 EST 1998


Looking for information on Benjamin M. Neill buried in Marshall Co in Verona cemetary. He was my husband's great-grandfather's brother. Several of his children and his wife are buried in the cemetary with him. Interested in descendants still living and any family tree info they have. Mother of Benjamin was Lucretia (Stacy) Neill. She was listed as living with him on Marshall Co., TN 1880 census. Cannot find where she was buried and we know she died mid-1880's. Her husband John Neill died in 1866 (this is Benjamin's father) in Polk Co, TN but Polk Co records were partially destroyed by fire in court house. Benjamin was the executor of the state. His brother John W. Neill was in Wilson Co, and moved to Arkansas. John was the youngest brother.
Sharon Neill
Submitted on Sat Jan 10 14:45:11 EST 1998


I am looking for any info. on William Paul "Boss" WATERS who married Sarah Ann BURROWS. Their Children are Robert Clyde, Thomas, Paul"Shorty", Birdell and Horace P. I think the family moved to Shelbyville some time after the children were born. Also looking for info. on Sarah Ann BURROWS. Any info. on any of the above mentioned people or their ancestors will be greatly appreciated. Thank You!
Gary Waters -- 390 Rogers Hill Road, Glasgow, KY 42141
Submitted on Fri Jan 9 21:36:22 EST 1998


Any information re: Mary Neal Cathey Moseley or Jack Moseley. Living in Marshall County sometime between 1910 and 1923.
Submitted on Mon Jan 5 16:21:28 EST 1998


Any information on Zachary Cathey who was a farrier and served in the tennessee Confederate calvary in Civil War
Dave Cowell -- 42 Seven Pines Drive, OSwego, NY 13126
Submitted on Mon Jan 5 16:18:18 EST 1998


Once again I am asking for any information relating to surname Adgent pronounced "Agent" in Marshall County, more specifically, Caney Springs, TN or Lewisburg, Chapel Hill area. Nancy Russell. I am already posted with my E-Mail address on this venus.If there is a professional genealogist in Marshall County who can help, please call me at a615, 297-3809. Thank you. I will be glad to pay a fee.
Nancy Russell
Submitted on Mon Jan 5 16:14:18 EST 1998


Seeking information on Lewis PALMER (1783-1865) and his family. His wife might have been named Elizabeth, she was not found in the cemetery. Would also like to find out her name, for sure. They had three children: William (1811-1882), Lucy (1817-1859) and Jane (1819-1905). I have found Lewis, his daughter Jane, his son William and his daughter Lucy buried in Beechwood Cemetery, Cornersville, Marshall Co., TN., this is about 7 miles from Lewisburg. In there was also Lucy's husband, James Rosson. and several of her children that died young. This PALMER family migrated from Va to TN. Would like very much to get more information on this family. Any and all help would be greatly appreciated.
Vicki Kanarr
Submitted on Mon Jan 5 15:07:00 EST 1998


Seeking any info on STRAUGHN/STRAWN or PILKINTON families in Marshall/Maury Counties in mid to late 1800's. Especially need parent or other relatives of R.N. (Robert or Reuban Newton) STRAUGHN b. 1839 in NC?, married Mary Ann Pilkinton in Maury Co. in 1859. Moved to Marshall Co. (Mooresville area) and later to Dyer Co. Children: Thomas B. b/d 1860 and John B. b ca 1862. RN was Cpl in 19th Biffle's Cavalry, CSA. Believe R.N. to be related to J.J. (Joseph J) STRAUGHN b. ca 1816 in NC; m. Roxalana SYPERT Risen in Wilson Co. in 1839; also lived in Davidson and Dyer Counties. J.J. had son Joseph A. who went to Memphis @ 1893; Another son Andrew J. may possibly have moved there too. Family occupation: Shoemakers
Pat Risner -- Ms. Pat Risner, Arrington, TN 37014
Submitted on Sun Jan 4 16:24:20 EST 1! 998


I am searching for information regarding my ggrandfather listed in Marshall County census 1840. He was married to Anna M. ___ and had (1) child Napoleon B. born in Alabama a.. 1834, (6) children born in Tennessee, Evaline, a 1839, Enos a. 1842, Solomon, a. 1844, George M. a. 1846, Gaston G, a. 1848, and Andrew Jackson PARNELL born a. 1851. The family then relocated to Dade County, MO. They always seemed to travel with the SHARPS, and HOPPERS. Any information you could provide on the PARNELLs would be greatly appreciated..
Charles D. Parnell
Submitted on Fri Jan 2 22:23:30 EST 1998

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