Putnam County, Tennessee
March - May 2000
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- I am looking for death and burial place of Keziah Margaret
SIMPSON LEE.They lived in Putnam co.late 1800's.She was married
to William LEE. He may have remarried there or elsewhere.She
may have died in childbirth or shortly after giving birth to a
baby that died.I will appreciate any help.Elizabeth
Submitted on Wed May 31 17:37:42 MDT 2000
- Would like any information on Clouse, Claude Vanderbuilt
wed Sarah Fina Randolph about 1918. Their children were Arnold,
Ollie, Orville, William, Pearl and Harley.Suppose to have some
Indian blood on Clouse side of family. Any info helpful. Am
granddaughter, daugh of Arnold and Betty Jo. thanks so much. My
e mail address Patricia Colvin @ email@example.com.
Submitted on Wed May 31 17:37:03 MDT 2000
- PLEASE, if you have any info of these people please let me
know.THANKS. SEARCHING FOR:Lucinda NICHOLASb1819-26 Dec 1902,
Handsboro (GULFPORT), MS Father: Jacob NICHOLASb.abt 1775 TN
Mother: Mary ______ SC m. CharlesWoodbury CREEL in 1837,
Lauderdale CO, MS. FROM the familyline of: Thomas and Elizabeth
- (G)JERUSHA NICHOLAS/NICHOLS b. 1823, Warrior, Alabama, d.
ABT. 1870Lauderdale County,MS Father: Jacob NICHOLAS, TNMother:
Mary? She m. Wesley CREEL 1838, Lauderdale CO, MS. FROM the
family lineof:Thomas and Elizabeth Dearman Creel
- "They were the daughters of JACOB NICHOLAS or Nichols?TN
(s/o??) JOHNCOOPER? TN, who was (said to be?) a Choctaw Indian
trader, agent or ?KendrickPat@webtv.com THANKS
Submitted on Wed May 31 13:16:49 MDT 2000
- I am researching the Duke family of Putnam Co., Tn. William
Duke married Sarah McGuffey, both are listed on the Putnam
Co.,Tn. 1880 Census. William Wade Duke, Jr. (son of William and
Sarah) married Elizabeth Christian. I have information which
petains to the above Duke line. I am particularly interested in
acquiring information regarding Robert G. Duke DOB 1801 (S.C.?
or N.C.?) who married Selah (Celia) DOB 1804 S.C. Robert and
Celia are on the 1850 and 1860 Putnam Co., Tn. and Jackson
County, Tn. around that time frame. Please submit any
information to Kit666Har@aol.com
Submitted on Mon May 29 18:23:23 MDT 2000
- Already found one nth-cousin, looking for more. In Search
Of info on, other researchers interested in, or descendants of
Margaret Stone (1842-?) and Benjamin Franklin Patton (1846-?),
married 1878 in Cookeville, TN, my ggggrandparents. Patton was
the son of Samuel Patton and Malinda Byers of Jackson Co., -
Martin's Creek area. Margaret the daughter of William A. Stone
and Jane (Unknown) also of Martin's Creek. Are there more
Patton or Stone cousins out there?
Submitted on Mon May 29 18:05:49 MDT 2000
- I am curious what my ancesters roles may have been in the
civil war. what battles, etc.
Submitted on Sun May 28 19:50:53 MDT 2000
- WOULD LIKE INFO ON JOHN WHITEFIELD(CHEROKEE) THAT HAS
CONNECTION TO THE ALLISON OF TENNESSE, I HAVE A LOT OF NAMES
CANNOT MAKE THE CONNECTION. ALLISONS OF LANCASTER,PA AND
WHITEFIELD OF PUTMAN CO.,TENNESSEE PLESE HELP WITH ANY INFO
RUBY SAMUELS --
14505 HARMON ROAD SOUTH, FAYETTEVILLE, AR 72704
Submitted on Sun May 28 10:02:25 MDT 2000
- I have a copy of a deed conveying property from W.B. Lee to
W.H. Duncan. It indicates that it is located in Putname County,
Civil District 17. It mentions waters of Cave Hollow of Indian
Creek of Gainey Fork. It also mentions Huckle Berry ridge. I
can find Indian Creek on a map. Would appreciate anyone who
could help me find the other features so that I could locate
the property when I visit later in the year.
Dean Sartain --
23001 Harris Rd., Philomath, OR 97370
Submitted on Sat May 27 12:24:40 MDT 2000
- I am searching for any information at all
on:Copelands,Copelin, or even spelled: Copeling from Putnam Co,
Tn. I am searching for a: ? Copeling who married a Lucy Ann.
her maiden name is also unknown to me. ? Copeling and Lucy Ann
Copeling had 2 children together: Thomas Copeling b. abt.1852,
and Rebecca J. Copeling b. abt. 1849. children were born in Ky.
Lucy Ann married ? Copelin abt. 1845-49 possibly in Tn. in
August of 1854, Lucy Ann was a widow of ? Copeling and she
married: Thomas Hansford in Wayne Co, Ky. any help with:
Copelin, Copeland,or Copeling appreciated. believe that Lucy
Ann & ? Copelin's son: Thomas Copelin , was my g.
grandfather. searching for any help with his parents.Thanks,
Submitted on Tue May 23 19:23:14 MDT 2000
- i'am looking for information on a MACKEY BILLINGSLEY OR
SALLIE BILLINGSLEY her maiden was PRESTLEY.i'am there
granddaughter. i thank sometime ofter 1920 they moved to
michigan.if anyone has information with dates and names it
would be appreciated i do know that they were born in 1875 and
1877. but i have nothing else.my mom was born in 1918. they
were living in bloomington springs. i would like to have any
information. once again thank you
KAY VERNIER -- 212
h-o lane, alvarado, TX 76009
Submitted on Fri May 19 15:46:41 MDT 2000
- Does anyone know of the Owens family that lived in
Cookesville, TN? My grandmother, Cora Addie Owens was born
there in 1903. She married John Franklin Hartman, but I don't
know if that was in Tn, KS, OK, or TX. Need help.
Submitted on Thu May 18 16:42:22 MDT 2000
- Researching John F.WINCHESTER,son of Joseph and Sarah
(F?)WINCHESTER. John is in Putnam County 1850 with his mother
Sarah,the father havuing died pre 1850.(He was there in 1840).
in 1860 John F.WINCHESTER is listed with 2nd wife and all of
his children. Who was the first wife? Also are Joseph
WINCHESTER and Andrew WINCHESTER (who married Theresa PRESSLEY)
brothers and sons of Daniel WINCHESTER? My g.g.grandmother
Rebecca Jane WINCHESTER married Bill COATNEY.Her siblings and
children intermarried with the RITTENBERRY,GAMBLE,CHAPMAN
families of Putnam and Dekalb Co.TN.Bill COATNEY was born in
White Co.TN. His mother married Bill MEDLEY after his father
died. Any help would be appreciated!
Submitted on Thu May 18 05:51:21 MDT 2000
CORLEY, BOCKMAN, WARREN, MCDONALD, WARREN, ELROD
- I am searching for ancestors of William BATES who married
Isablella CORLEY or of James Porter BOCKMAN who married Nannie
WARREN. James Porter' parents were Joe BOCKMAN and Eliza MC
DONALD. Nannie WARREN's parents were French WARREN and Virginia
ELROD. Thank you.
Deborah Skillington --
114 Fourth Avenue, Columbia, , TN 38401
Submitted on Wed May 17 21:32:48 MDT 2000
- Any info on ABRAHAM WALKER? In 1880 Census, 5th civil
dist.dwelling 41/41, listed with wife Martha 37, Lafayette 17,
Lizzie 16,Mary 14, Sarah 12, Nancy 10, Laura 6, Dennie 3, John
4/12. Above him dwelling 40/40 is Aquilia Walker and wife Rody.
Does any one know anything about Abraham??? Were he and Aquilia
brothers??? Any kin??? I'm desperate, Thank you Sincerly
Deb Walker Cope
Submitted on Wed May 17 18:06:35 MDT 2000
- Any information befor Seth Mayberry to present. I would
like all family names and birth dates, and if possable some
back ground. Thank You in advance.n
Shirley Mayberry --
Ken and Shirley Mayberry, Glendale, OR 97442
Submitted on Sun May 14 22:39:46 MDT 2000
- Looking for a picture of David Wood Maxwell CSA veteran of
the Civil War - 16th TN. Infantry - B: March 5, 1822 D: August
Submitted on Sun May 14 18:00:55 MDT 2000
- Looking for information on Andrew Jackson CHISHOLM, born in
Cookeville in 1873. He married Bernice Koppikus in 1902 in
Oakland,CA. Also had a brother named Sidney.
Submitted on Sun May 14 14:17:48 MDT 2000
- Am looking for the grave site of John OWENS b Cir 1851 D?
and Mary BREWINGTON OWENS B? D? From the East/Middle Tennessee
area, with the following children Porter B 1869,Grover B 1885,
Alice B 1852 and Laura B ?. Also any other information on these
individuals. Will share what I have.
Submitted on Tue May 9 21:41:48 MDT 2000
- Currently seeking any and all information regarding the
Franklin family of Algood. Oliver...Molly....Bernice are the
only first names I have.
Submitted on Mon May 8 20:39:46 MDT 2000
- William Gossett Bullard, and wife Sarah Sweeny and children
lived in White County in the early 1800's. They lived in Pigeon
Roost or on Pigeon Roost creek and I have heard that is now in
Putnam County. Does anyone have information on this family?
Submitted on Mon May 8 15:00:55 MDT 2000
- Looking for information on the following; James CONLEY m
Myrtle COPELAND B.1903; Leva CONLEY m Oral COPELAND b.1910; and
William CONLEY m Mamie COPELAND b.1914. The COPELAND's were
brother and sisters, living in Putnam and Overton Co.,TN
Submitted on Sat May 6 20:29:19 MDT 2000
- LOOKING FOR ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON LAFAYETT FLOYD BORN
1883 AND MARY MELISSA CONLEY BORN 1903.LIVED AROUND MONTERY,TN
IN 1963 WERE I WAS BORN TO GLADYS FLOYD DAUGHTER OF FATE AND
Submitted on Wed May 3 14:29:34 MDT 2000
- I am looking for info. on E.W.STONE, b. 1864, father of
Lorenzo Thurston STONE. Any info on his parents/siblings,
especially Dillard Bloomfield STONE.
Submitted on Sun Apr 30 09:22:40 MDT 2000
- I AM LOOKING FOR ANY INFORMATION ON DIXON'S FROM OVERTON
COUNTY GRANDFATHER WAS OLIVER LEE DIXON BORN AUG.30 1898 DIED
OCT.29,1955.DUNN'S FROM COOKVILLE GRANDMOTHER WAS NANCY ANN
DUNN BORN SEP.15,1890 DIED MAY 21,1936 GRANDFATHER ALSO FROM
COOKVILLE MARRIED TO NANCY HIS NAME WAS NICK JAMES RHOTON BORN
JAN.5,1890 DIED OCT.28,1978 NANCY AND NICK ARE BOTH BURIED IN
BOILING SPRINGS CEMETERY COOKVILLE .OLIVER IS BURIED AT THE
CARTER BILVER CEMETERY IN LIVINGSTON .ANY INFORMATION WOULD BE
APPRECIATED THANK YOU
Submitted on Thu Apr 27 22:09:13 MDT 2000
- Searching for parents of Alcy Ayers c1843-after1920. He
married Sarah Elizabeth Choate c1873-74 & listed in Putnam
Co. census 1880, 1910 & 1920. Listed as b in KY. Listed in
1920 with Sarah as both being 78yo with Howard Ayers (gs). Any
info on where Alcy came from or parents & if anyone has
access to death records after 1920 to find Alcy or Sarah death
record would be appreciated
Submitted on Thu Apr 27 13:25:38 MDT 2000
- Searching for parents of Lucinda Laycock c1821-c1857, wife
of Meadow Choate. Elender Laycock 75yo lived with them in 1850
census. Suspect that Joseph Laycock & Elizabeth Scarlett
are her parents. Scarletts & Laycocks from Orange Co. NC.
Any info on Laycock/Scarlett family appreciated.
Submitted on Thu Apr 27 13:19:12 MDT 2000
- Am searching for evidence of parents of Elizabeth Cole
c1821-1894, who m Edward Choate. Lived close to James Cole, age
indicates probable/possible brother & Anderson Cole, age
would indicate probable/possible father in 1850 Jackson Co.
& 1860 Putnam Co. census. These Coles seem to come from
Orange Co. NC. Any info appreciated
Submitted on Thu Apr 27 13:13:27 MDT 2000
- Looking for information on Henderson FARLEY and Rebecca
MEDLEY who were on the 1860 Putnam County census with children
John and William. They later had three more children, Dee Witt,
Nancy, and Mary (Molly. The last three children show on the
1880 Allen County, Kentucky census with an uncle, William
Farley. We do not know what happened to Henderson or Rebecca
and we do not know anything about any of their ancestors. Any
help would be appreciated. Judy Schwank
Submitted on Wed Apr 26 19:51:39 MDT 2000
- Looking for information on family of John & Jane
WHITSON parents of Parilee that married Frank Fox Mayberry. I
have some names Frank and Parilee had 7 childern any help would
be helpfull. Thank you
Shirley Mayberry --
P.O.Box 41 , Glendale, OR 97442
Submitted on Sat Apr 22 23:08:32 MDT 2000
- Hi, I am wondering how to get a copy of a recent death
certificate. Deceased is named Mabel THORN, b. 7 Aug 1914, d.
22/24 Feb 2000 in Cookeville, Putnam Co., Tennessee. Could
someone give me the address of an office I could write for such
info? Thank You!
Submitted on Wed Apr 19 06:31:02 MDT 2000
- Looking for Charles ROULSTON b. 1820 Fought in civil war
d.1868 m. Jane BAKER, daughter-Evelina ROULSTON CANTWELL b.
1850 Putnam Co. d. 1915 Ks
Submitted on Sun Apr 16 22:15:53 MDT 2000
- Looking for the name TAYS
Submitted on Sat Apr 15 18:12:42 MDT 2000
- I have James Thomas WELCH b Aug 5 1800 NC d Nov 30 1888 in
Putnam co., Tn. He was married to Sarah CONWAY abt 1821 in Tn.
She was b Oct 22, 1804 Ky and d Oct 23 1898 Putnam co., Tn.
They moved to Jackson c., Tn in Apr 1860 near Cummins. Can
anyone tell me where in Putnam they were buried? Thank You!
Submitted on Mon Apr 10 07:51:10 MDT 2000
- Murray,Joshua Daniel was born in Summerville, Tennessee
August 6, 1849. Where was Summerville, Tennessee in 1849. Any
information would be appreciated.
Lenette Johnston --
15449 S. Linden Rd., Linden, MI 48451
Submitted on Tue Apr 4 15:30:14 MDT 2000
- I am looking for my Cherokee ancestry in Tennessee. My
mother, was a Russell before she married my father, Fred
Medley. All my relatives came from Buffalo Valley Tennessee,
Putnam Co. My Great - great grandfather was named John Medley
and his wife was Susan Tucker Medley . My uncles on the Medley
side were Blackstone And sister Eliza Medley. My grandpa
William Russell was from the Valley. His mother, my great great
grandma was full blood cherokee, Im told. My great great
grandma on the Medley side was also Cherokee. My greandma, Mary
Frances Medley Russell had Cherokee blood Im told. Please, if
you can , help me. Best regards TIM Medley
Submitted on Tue Apr 4 13:51:21 MDT 2000
- I am searching for the parents of Bennett and Rowland
Blankenship. Bennett came to White Co. between 1845-1850 from
Halifax Co. VA. Rowland came to White Co around 1830 from Knox
Co. Tn. Any information on these families would be
Submitted on Mon Apr 3 09:47:20 MDT 2000
- Looking for kin folk of Victor L Barker, Luther Barker,
Submitted on Sat Mar 25 22:55:45 MST 2000
- I am looking for descendants of Chris DRYER and
Aletha/Letha CRABTREE and Chris DRYER and Nancy MCCONNELL!
Please contact me!!
Cyndi Dryer Galati
Submitted on Sat Mar 25 11:05:10 MST 2000
- Seeking the parents of Betty Jane RAY and her sister Sarah.
They both married Ingram BUSSELL. Sarah died and Ingram married
Betty Jane in abt 1890 in Putnam County, TN. They moved to
Lamar County, TX and are buried there. Would really like to
meet some RAY cousins.
Mike Cummons --
P.O. Box 440372, Jacksonville, FL 32222-0007
Submitted on Sun Mar 19 12:33:17 MST 2000
COLEMAN, REED, TINSLEY
- Does anyone of cherokee origin know if any of these
surnames are connected: THOMPSON, COLEMAN, REED, TINSLEY.
ROBIN -- 22
ELDORADO ACRES, HURRICANE, WV 25526
Submitted on Thu Mar 16 21:08:06 MST 2000
- Looking for family ancestry of James Elmer Willis. Born Jan
1907 in Putnam county, Monterey Tennessee? My grandfather's
name was David Haggard Willis. Not for sure if they were
located in Monterey or around the area. Any information would
be greatly appreciated. Thank You, Elmer Willis/e-mail
Elmer L. Willis --
P.O. Box 285, Dublin, IN 47335
Submitted on Thu Mar 16 16:25:09 MST 2000
- Can anyone tell me how to go about locating an obituary for
Amos CRABTREE, son of Wilburn & Fannie (Scott) CRABTREE?
Someone has told me that his obituary appeared in a Puntnam Co.
paper in the last year or two. Thanks in advance for any help
anyone can give me. Barbara
Submitted on Thu Mar 16 07:20:57 MST 2000
- I am looking for information on Percy Fults, born-March 10,
1900, Died April 1978. He lived in Cookeville. Any info would
be greatly appreciated.
Submitted on Tue Mar 14 13:26:35 MST 2000
- Paul Lumb, Born Dec. 24, 1918 NY, died Feb.1999 in
Cookeville,TN. Family wants last address and cemetery where he
is interred. any other pertinent info as well. Long lost, has
Sue K. Lumb
Submitted on Mon Mar 13 16:01:34 MST 2000
- Willis, My name is Elmer Willis, I live in Indiana, my
ancestors are from Monterey Tennessee. I have not been able to
locate any information on my grandfather. David Haggard Willis,
his dad was Henry Clay Willis. My dad was born in Tennessee in
are about Putnam county,Monterey Tennessee. Any information
that anyone can furnish me would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
to anyone that can help.
Elmer L. Willis --
P.O. Box 285, Dublin, IN 47335
Submitted on Sun Mar 12 14:28:11 MST 2000
- Looking for any info on Effie HICKS,father was a John
Hicks? She married Alec WALKER? Moved to Detroit abt.1924-25.
Had 2 children: Elise and Jack(John). The kids may have been
born in Detroit but were back in Putnam Co. abt.1932.The 2 kids
were in 1932 SALEM SCHOOL photo from Stray Leaves from Putnam
Co. Book. Any info on Effie HICKS or her family would be
appreciated. Thank you Sincerly, DebbieAWalker@aol.com
Deb Walker Cope
Submitted on Sat Mar 11 22:31:53 MST 2000
- Manervia Gambrell (b)January 12, 1850 (m)June 12, 1887 John
B. Rice, Jr. (b) August 16, 1834. Manervia (d) July 03, 1929;
John (d) June 30, 1911. I am looking for information on this
family and copy of photo taken of John and Manervia. I have
connections to both the Rice and Gambrell lines. Sincere Thanks
Submitted on Thu Mar 9 18:24:10 MST 2000
- Looking for info on Betridge SADLER ROGERS, daughter of
Isaac SADLER and wife of Clayton ROGERS. Clayton came to
Jackson Co. (bought old Bullard farm on Cumberland River) in
1809. Unknown if his wife was still alive at that time.
Wondering if she shows up in any of the Clay, Jackson, Putnam
cemeteries. Also looking for -- particularly -- info on their
son, William Rogers, my gg-grandfather. Appreciate any help.
Jay Rogers San Antonio TX
Submitted on Wed Mar 8 15:01:43 MST 2000
- Looking for information on the STEWART family cemetary near
Baxter. Porter PENDERGRASS, who was burried there in 1964 is my
great grandfather. I am interested in obtaining a photo of the
cemetary, directions there, and a photo/rubbing of his
headstone, as well as any information reguarding the cemetary,
or Porter PENDERGRASS'S family.
Submitted on Tue Mar 7 07:47:49 MST 2000
- 1860 Cencus list John Farley age 64 and Martha Farley age
48 Also listed with them is Burget F. Farley age 13.Is this the
same person as Farrell Farley that in 1872 married Sara
Litchford in Smith Co.,TN?Appreciate any help.Thanks.
Submitted on Mon Mar 6 23:03:20 MST 2000
- Looking for information on William Henry Harrison GRIMES,
born 06/21/1841; died 10/18/1912. Served in the CSA 8th Reg. TN
Inf., Co. C. Lived in, and buried in Cookeville. His daughter,
Mary Elizabeth GRIMES married Miles Ancie White. Any info would
be greatly appreciated.
Submitted on Mon Mar 6 17:49:33 MST 2000
- Seeking info.on my grandfather Andrew Frank Carr born in
Putnam Co. around the Silverpoint area in 1878. With his bro.
Stephen Solan he moved to Texas around 1900. He and Solan are
buried in Plesant Grove Cem. in Collin co. Tex. Need info on
parents and rest of family.Frank married Ollie B. Anderson in
1905 at Breasher Hunt Co.Tex.
Submitted on Sun Mar 5 08:51:50 MST 2000
- I am inquiring about any information on SELLS families,who
lived in Putnam Co. in 1885 to 1920 and might have had a
daughter named Myrtle Salina SELLS.She may have had a younger
sister born later named Edna SELLS,who married Alfred
Arbuckle,and moved to Trinidad, Texas.The Mother or Grandmother
(Unknown first name) SELLS was in Texas in a nursing home,in
1962,and was 99 years old.Myrtle Salina SELLS was my
grandmother and was married to Ed RANDOLPH. She died at 18 in
the big flu epdemic of 1917-1918.Her sons were Thurman and
Herman RANDOLPH.Any information would be helpful.I beleive they
came from Overton Co. into Putnam Co. Thank You!
Willie Chiles --
995 Millville Ave., Hamilton, OH 45013
Submitted on Sat Mar 4 20:38:09 MST 2000
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