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looking for any info on Walkers born in the mid to late 1800's or early 1900
Submitted on Tue Jul 28 20:44:47 CDT 2009
Searchin for birth records, Benjamin BREWSTER born 1823. Hoping to find parents names and information. Only info found is that he was born in Meigs, TN.
Submitted on Tue Jul 21 10:33:00 CDT 2009
John GRIFFIN md Iseller/Acilla Ann DANIEL in Meigs Co., 1840. They had sons, Thomas and William John. In probate of David Houndshell estate, John GRIFFIN listed as dead by 1842.
Need parents for both John GRIFFIN and Ann DANIEL.
Submitted on Wed Jul 22 17:52:55 CDT 2009
William GRIFFIN & Elizabeth HARVEY md. in Meigs Co. in 1843.
Elizabeth HARVEYs mother was Phebe (?maiden) HARVEY, DAVIS, GARDNER.
Other children of Phebe & (?) are Melvina who md. Calvin MANTOOTH, and William HARVEY who md. Sarah Deathridge, all md in Meigs Co. I can't find any information on the whereabouts of these people before 1840, any and all help appreciated.
Submitted on Wed Jul 22 17:48:34 CDT 2009
In 1842, Anderson GRIFFIN md. his brother John's widow, Ann DANIEL-GRIFFIN. Ann DANIEL was born in 1821, my guess is Anderson was born ca that time also. Ann had 1 known brother, Jack DANIEL.
Jack DANIEL, Anderson GRIFFIN & several siblings lived in Meigs Co.
until abt. 1849 when they moved to Missouri.
Searching for the GRIFFIN and DANIEL parents and where they lived prior to Meigs Co.??
Submitted on Wed Jul 22 18:01:25 CDT 2009
am looking for information on the Meltons formerly of Miegs County, Decatur,
Tn., My father-Wendell, born there in 1923. His father-Lonnie Thomas Melton,
his father-Thomas Dugan Melton, his father believed to be James F. (?Franklin?)
Melton; family believed to have migrated from Albemarle County, Va. descended
from Horace K.
Melton arrived from London Dec.1647 and thought to be
from Norfolk or Lincolnshire counties in England. Melton name found on hundred
year scrolls back to 14th century any info appreciated
P.O. Box 4, West Point, AR 72178
Submitted on Sun Sep 27 05:33:45 CDT 2009
I'm looking for my ancestors who moved from TN to Camden CO, MO in 1850 just prior to the census. The youngest child of 10 months appears in the 1850 census as born in TN. Best match I can find in TN is a John Bishop
of Warren CO, TN. John's children
included William H Bishop b 1832, James Bishop b abt 1833, and Edward C Bishop
b abt 1835. Dau include Malinda b abt 1830.
Can you give me some pointers?
Submitted on Sat Oct 3 14:50:10 CDT 2009
I would love to know if anyone who has
access to the Meigs Co.
Cemeteries book could let me know if Joseph Moss b. 1797
d.? and wife Elizabeth "Betsy" Ellis Moss b. 1810 d. aft 1883 are
buried in that county. I am from somewhere else. I have conflicting info I just
don't know where they are buried. I would be so grateful! I have both the
Putnam Co. and Jackson Co. Cemeteries book if you need someone looked up in
return for this information on my ancestors. I wish I had more on the dates but
if you find anything useful let me know. I am from their son Amos Hugh Moss.
Thank you, MMossG.
Submitted on Mon Oct
5 23:49:39 CDT 2009
Hughs (Hughes), John-- 1860 Census shows
family living in Meigs Co.,
TN, District 2, Pine Land Post Office. 1870 Census shows family in Meigs Co., District 1, Decatur. He was born about 1805 and is believed to
have died in 1877 in Meigs Co. Does
anyone know where old Pine Land Post Office was located (what part of the
county?)? I would also love to find
where he might be buried. Any help would
Submitted on Fri Oct 9 21:06:39 CDT 2009
need to know andy smith mother name
bessie lee smith is andy wife need to know her mothers name marriage and death of
both grandmaws andy and bessie is my mom
Submitted on Mon Oct 26 00:06:55 CDT 2009
for info on sarah bonner and lou shelton both
were married to isaac walter ricks any info on mother and father for either
would be welcome
Submitted on Wed Oct 28 19:25:17 CDT 2009
I am looking for information about Jonathan
Wilson and/or Sarah Boone Wilson. I
believe they lived in McMinn County sometime after 1800. I believe Jonathan was born around 1784 in NC
(Watauga/Ashe County?) They had a son, Levi Wilson (b. 1811), who became a
minister in Watauga County, NC.
If anyone can untangle the Boones and Wilsons of McMinn I
would be grateful
107 Lanewood Way, Apex, NC 27502
Submitted on Mon Nov 30 17:37:01 CST 2009
Looking for information on John Benjamin
CHADWICK, b1861 d 1940 of diabetes and wife, Mattie HELTON d Jan19,1933 of TB.
Child, Marguret (Margie) Ann Chadwick b 1931, my mother. Death Certif. list Mattie being buried,
Daniel Cemetary, Meigs county, Jan.20, 1933
Submitted on Sun Dec 20 10:40:14 CST 2009
I am trying to find out where Condon E.
Davis is buried. His parents were Jess
and Maude. He was born 26 Mar 1916 and died 15 Feb. 1994.
The only thing I can find out is his last home was in
Decatur, Meigs TN. He was a buddy of a friend of mine's dad during WW11. He
spoke very highly of him and would like to find out where he is buried. Or be able to speak to a family member. Any
help would be appreciated.
Thanks so much
Submitted on Wed Jan 20 10:55:23 CST
SMITH, FINDLEY, VENABLE
Searching for descendants of Gideon Thompson Smith, Mary Jane
Findley, and Judith Jackson Venable.
Submitted on Mon Jan 4 17:54:53 CST 2010
Trying to find where Mathew and Catherine (Russell) McClanahan
are buried and the dates of their deaths. They were in Blount, Meigs, and Roane Co
Submitted on Tue Feb
2 23:08:27 CST 2010
Searching for any information about the family of Simon (sometimes listed as Simeon) Sharp, who was born around 1839 and died in a Nashville hospital in 1865. He appears in the 1860 Meigs County, TN census with his wife, Jane Pierce/Pearce, a daughter named Elizabeth, and Catherine Sharp (listed as 12-15 years his senior and the primary housekeeper). "Sim" left his widow with an additional two daughters, appearing in the 1870 census, named Jenette and Margaret.
Simon married Jane in 23 August 1857 in Meigs County. He served for the United States Infantry (5th TN) as a Private in E Company. All census documentation claims TN as his birthplace. Any information regarding his parents or siblings would be most appreciated.
Submitted on Thu Mar 4 22:26:02 CST 2010
I am Donna (SPRADLING) Dixon,
g-daughter of Lewis Wetzel SPRADLING, MD., and Martha Tennessee KING. They are
buried in Decatur, TN. Her
(Martha's) parents are Robert G KING b. 1839 and
Sarah (Sally) Miller b. 1849. I would like info. on Robert G KING, parents, etc.
I understand my gmother Martha (KING) SPRADLING is a descendant of Gov. John SEVIER, but I don't know how to trace this.
Submitted on Wed Mar 10 14:46:15 CST 2010
I am hoping to find out information about a town that is no longer in existance called HOWARD town off of Hwy 30 in Meigs co. I am also hoping to find out if the HOWARD'S, TREW'S AND DUCKWORTH'S were Democrat/Republican and North/South. I am also hoping to find out what the earliest year was they became part of Meigs Co. Is there any of this information you could help me with? These are grandparents and great grandparents.
Felisa Stewart Parris
1884 Burning Bush Road, Ringgold, GA 30736
Submitted on Mon Mar 22 23:33:29 CDT 2010
Looking for descendants of and information regarding Joseph MOSS [1797-] and wife, Elizabeth ELLIS MOSS [1809-]who are residing in Meigs Co, TN in the 1880s. I am particularly interested in locating their burial sites. They were the parents of Amos Hugh Moss, Sarah Moss Bowling,John Calvin Moss, William F. Moss, Julia Moss, Aspaca Moss, Mary Martha Moss, Caroline Moss Raby, James Melvern Moss, and Thomas Gordon Moss.
Linda Moss Mines
Submitted on Tue Mar 23 20:00:10 CDT 2010
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