Scott Co, Tennessee Queries
March 1999 through April 1999

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Need information on JANE WEBB (1842-1879). She was the first wife of MARION DAVIS, son of DORCUS TRAMMELL and HUGH DAVIS, Sr. Who were JANE's parents and siblings? JANE died when only daughter, ROSIE, was born. ROSIE DAVIS married EDWARD CHITWOOD from Winfield and moved to Tuttle, Oklahoma. Who were EDWARD CHITWOOD's parents and siblings? Any help greatly appreciated.
Dinah Davis Phillips -- 238 Demarest Drive North, Indianapolis, IN 46214
Submitted on Wed Apr 28 15:46:33 1999


I am researching the MULLINS family of Pickett, Scott, Overton and Fentress counties. Descendents of PATRICK MULLINS. PATRICK emigrated from Ireland in the early 1700's. The family moved to TN from Virginia sometime in the early 1800's. Would like to correspond with anyone with info. I will be happy to share what I have. Phone # 619/579-7120
Roger L. Mullins -- 253 South Lane, El Cajon, CA 92021
Submitted on Tue Apr 27 22:45:02 1999


I would like some information on WILLIAM H. (Bill) HARVEY. He was my mothers father and lived in Robbins,he died while living with us in SC.
Tammie Brady -- P.O. Box 4343, Oneida, TN 37841
Submitted on Tue Apr 27 06:21:25 1999


JAMES CHILDRESS who married REBECCA ANDERSON in 1879. Does anyone have any info who JAMES' parents were? They are my ggrandparents and am having trouble researching them.
PJ Shown
Submitted on Tue Apr 27 00:32:01 1999


SMITH, JANIE MAE from Strunk, KY.  Maiden name was JANIE MAE STRUNK.  Born app 1860 died app. 1970 in Winfield, TN.  First husband was JAMES RAMSEY, her father was unknown to us.
mike taylor
Submitted on Sun Apr 25 22:40:15 1999


Looking for more information on MALINDA HICKS/HIX. She was born 12 May 1843 in TN and died 7 Nov 1927. She married CASWELL SEXTON on 13 Aug 1863. Would like info regarding her parents, which are possible CASWELL HICKS and MARTHA STANLEY, both of Tennessee. Thanks!
Kristina Main
Submitted on Sat Apr 24 19:00:28 1999


My grandfather is OSCAR THOMAS PHIPPS.  His parents were ANDY PHIPPS and ANNIE STRINGFIELD.   ANNIE STRINGFIELD parents were WILLIE STRINGFIELD and LOUCRESA (I don't know what her last name was).  But I don't know ANDY PHIPPS parents were. I need all the information i can get on all of them. So if you know any of them please please help me it would mean alot to me.Thank you
Submitted on Sat Apr 24 12:17:53 1999


I am looking on information on WILLIAM MOFFITT and NINA ANN SMITHERS.They were married in June 1907. WILLIAM's parents were THOMAS MOFFITT and his mother was MELINDA BROWN. My g-grandmother ANN SMITHERS parents were BUD SMITHERS and ZELPHIA WEST.If you have any information on any of them please let me know you dont know how much it would be appreiated.Ive got alot of information to go. Thank you.
Submitted on Sat Apr 24 11:59:15 1999


I am looking for info on CHRISTINE CARROLL.  She married MICHAEL LOW, Jr. They had a daughter named LOUISA LOW who married LACY LEVI ADKINS. CHRISTINE was said to be a full blooded cherokee, Her first husband was thrown off the reservation in North Carolina and she camewith him (I Think)
Pam Fraley
Submitted on Fri Apr 23 19:40:41 1999


I have been led to believe that HENRY E. JOHNSON and ALPHA SMITH were married in Winfield, Scott Co. TN about 1902-1905 . They lived in Wayne Co. Ky. but the family said they went to Winfield to be married . These people are my wife's Grandparents.  I have no record of where or when they were married , any help would be appreciated .
Robert D. Cron
Submitted on Tue Apr 13 08:21:53 1999


I am needing information on HENRY GOODMAN who married SARAH (Sally) LOWE. They were in the 1900's census. If anyone has any information on HENRY's family, I would like to know. SARAH was also married to ANDERSON MASONSARAH is my great grandmother. Thank you
Deborah Wood -- 130 Andover Circle, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Submitted on Sun Apr 11 02:16:56 1999


Looking for info on PATRICK MICHEAL McDONOUGH m. LIDDIA WALLEN. Had son named PETE. Surname was eventually changed to DONAHUE. McDONOUGH may have been spelled differently. Supposed to be buried in the cementary on the left sde of road before you get to Black Creek Church on the right. Need this info as I am at a dead end.
Kim Barnes -- 135-C West nance Springs Road, Resaca, GA 30735
Submitted on Sun Apr 11 00:18:06 1999


Searching for ARCHIE BYRD, born April 23, 1881, a son of OLIVER P. and HANNAH (SHARP) BYRD. Paternal grandparents were JESSE and BETTIE BYRD. Maternal grandparents GEORGE W. and KRISSIE (HAMMON) SHARP.  In 1908 Dr. BYRD married Miss WILLIE BROWN of Morgan County. Dr. BYRD died September, 1912.
Submitted on Fri Apr 9 06:08:33 1999


Im searching for EMILY NORRIS who married my grandfather HAYWOOD BOLIN or BROWN in Tenn. Her father was PINKNEY NORRIS m. NANCY FERGUSONEMILY NORRIS m. CARROLL BROWN first then ALBERT BOWLIN or BOLINEMILY had a brother name SAM NORRIS m. ELLA JONES lived in and around Elgin, Tenn. buried at Laural Dale Cemetery.
Norma St John -- 9175 Canal Way , West Chester, OH 45069
Submitted on Tue Apr 6 22:54:28 1999


Looking for any info on the LEWIS family who lived in Scott County in the 1800's. WILLIAM LEWIS and his first wife and three children are in the 1850 Census. He is also listed in the 1860 Census along with his second wife, MARY ELIZABETH KIRK LEWIS, and their five children--one of whom (the only girl)was my Great-Grandmother SUSAN JANE. Her siblings were ISAAC, JASPER MARION, and twins WILLIAM H. and JOHN H.
Submitted on Tue Apr 6 21:48:54 1999


Seeking information on WHITMELL (Whitmil) STEPHENS,(b:abt 1790 SC),married ELIZABETH WATERS (perhaps STONE)and moved to Scott Co TN between 1850-1860. Children: SIMON, REBECCA(marr. KING DIPEN BURRELL), MARTIN STONE(marr. SARAH LOUVINA HOWARD), RUBIN (marr. SARELDA STRUNK), ALVIN, LAVINA(marr. RICHARD STRINGFIELD), MARY "Polly", CATHERINE "Katy". MARTIN STONE STEPHENS and SARAH LOUVINA HOWARD's children were: MANDA, NANCY a. CALVIN, SARAH LUVENA, JAMES CRAFTON. It is believed WHITMEL and SARAH LOUVINA died in Scott Co, TN. MARTIN STONE STEPHENS and his mother moved to AR before 1870 and no spouses were listed on census. Information on families, burial or any other information available would be appreciated.
Doreen Stephens Tipple
Submitted on Mon Apr 5 18:02:59 1999


Researching a CHARLIE GREGORY who married a HATTIE PAULA ANN LEWIS.  He was born 1890 and was thought to be from Oneida and later moved to Wayne Co. He is burried in Oneida He divorced HATTIE and remarried to ? Can any one Help?
JoAnne Fry
Submitted on Sat Apr 3 10:12:45 EST 1999


I am researching the ADKINS,BYRD,DUNCAN,LOWE surnames for the Scott Co area. These names are closely connected, anyone having any information please feel free to e-mail me.
Bill Adkins -- 2458 Edison Blvd., Twinsburg, OH 44087
Submitted on Fri Apr 2 00:17:57 EST 1999


i am looking for info on DAVID BOSHEARS also known as LITTLE DAVID SEXTON, he was killed on little creek in scott co on 12-24-1957 by a drunk driver, at that time he was married to LESSIE CHAMBERS SEXTON BOSHEARS, he was raise by his grandfather GEORGE SEXTON
Janet Boshears Williams
Submitted on Thu Apr 1 01:17:18 EST 1999


I am looking for info on my gr-grandparents and further back. Mygr-grandparents were FREDRICK LEE (b.7-30-1898) and ARMINDA (DRAUGHN)PELFREY from around Scott Co. Tn. My grandfather, their only livingchild was born in New River, Tn. His name is OVART JACKSON PELFREY(b.1-1926). Any info on helping me find my family would be greatlyappreciated!
Roger Dale Pelfrey -- 250 E. State Rd. #13, Cleves, OH 45002
Submitted on Wed Mar 31 21:37:29 EST 1999


Seeking information on children of MATTHEW and POLLY MASSINGALE, who moved from VA to NC and then settled on the banks of Clinch River between Andersonville, and Coalfield in Anderson Co...which was later divided into parts of other counties. Some children lived in the section that became Scott Co. There were 12 sons, 4 daughters. Names we have are SOLOMON, JOHN, SAMUEL, JAMES, MATTHEW, EPHRAIM, GREEN, WILLIAM, NICHOLAS, DEMPSEY...and ELIZABETH and SARAH. Was BLAKE a son, and NANCY a daughter? No one can find out for sure who BLAKES's parents were. He was in SC, and moved to TN. EPHRAIM was in TN, and moved to SC. James, our line, settled in MCMinn Co. NICHOLAS, WILLIAM, JOHN and DEMPSEY remained in the area of Scott and Anderson Counties. Would appreciate any information on the "missing" children.
Bernice Thompson
Submitted on Wed Mar 31 11:09:04 EST 1999


I would like to hear from anyone who has any information on HERBERT "Herbie" WILLIAMS b. Nov. 9, 1898 in Scott County, and his family, particularly his first wife, ESTER LAY WILLIAMS. I will be willing to share any information I have.
Lorilee J. Smith
Submitted on Wed Mar 31 08:45:49 EST 1999


RACHEL HAMBY buried in the Jellico Cemetery. She died 6 Aug 1855 68 yrs. On the tombstone is stated that she was the daughter of THOMAS and M. HOLMAN. Does anyone know which HAMBY she was married to? Please e-mail me. Thanks
Lee Gallery
Submitted on Tue Mar 30 16:46:52 EST 1999


I am looking for anyone who knows LOUELLA KING. KING was her madien name. She later married HENRY CECIL, Jr. from Scott Co. TN. If anyone knows her please let me know.
Submitted on Mon Mar 22 23:29:46 1999


I would like information about JOE CROSS. He married MARLENA ADKINS. They had three children, MELVINA, ELIZABETH and HUGH. Thank you.
Kathy Anderson
Submitted on Sun Mar 21 22:05:43 1999


I am looking for the ancestors of ANGELINE ANDERSON. Her parents were GEORGE ANDERSON and PARTELIE or MARY JANE CROSS. GEORGE's parents were PHILLIP ANDERSON and NANCY TACKETT. NANCY's parents were JOHN TACKETT and NANCY ? I would also like information about NANCY's family. Thank you.
Kathy Anderson
Submitted on Sun Mar 21 22:03:26 1999


I am looking for ancestors of DEWEY HARNESS (he may also have the first name of THOMAS). He was born in 1923. His parents were ADAM HARNESS and ANGELINE ANDERSON. Adam's parents were NOAH HARNESS and TILDY KEATHLEY. Thank you.
Kathy Anderson
Submitted on Sun Mar 21 22:00:11 1999


Info. on PLEAS? ZACHARY, father of ETHEL ADAR ZACHARY born: 6/20/1893 in Scott Co. TN. died: 10/18/1955 in Robbins, TN. Scott Co. TN. Other children are DORA and JERRY ZACHARY. Thank you.
Daniel Wayne Gibson
Submitted on Sun Mar 21 17:59:51 1999


Any info. on KATHERINE VANDERPOOL. She was married to JOHN WILLOUGHBY. Their son was JAMES WILLOUGHBY born: 10/24/1851 in Scott Co. TN. died: 5/26/1926 in Scott Co. TN. Who were her parents, siblings? I need dates for her and JOHN. Thank you.
Daniel Wayne Gibson
Submitted on Sun Mar 21 17:49:24 1999


Any info on MARTHA HURTT. She was the mother of JOHN W.McCOY born:11/30/1857 died: 10/18/1927. Who are her parents, siblings? Thank you.
Daniel Wayne Gibson
Submitted on Sun Mar 21 17:42:46 1999


Any info. on ALFRED GIBSON born in KY. married SALLY BOWLIN born in Scott Co. TN. Their son is THOMAS GIBSON born: 4/16/1883 in Scott Co. died: 1/21/1939 in New River, TN. Who were their parents, siblings? Thank you.
Daniel Wayne Gibson
Submitted on Sun Mar 21 17:28:07 1999


Would like to know the parents of VILLIA PURKEY who wed JOSEPH LONG in Scott Co., Tn. in 1875. Any info from anyone? Would appreciate any thing.
Arlene Purkey Watkins
Submitted on Fri Mar 19 11:12:56 1999


My name is RODNEY CURTIS LEWALLEN, and am a descendant of HENRY CLAYTON LEWALLEN and EMMALINE STANFORD whom raised a family in Glenmary Tennesee, Scott County. They had 7 sons, one was my father. I Only know a few names, STANLEY ROSCOE (my dad), JEROME, and OTTO. EMMALINE had descendants bearing the name of STOREY, MAY and PEARL of Sunbright and Robbins respectively. HENRY and EMMALINE are currently buried in Unionhill cemetary. I am looking for information on other family ties, descendants and ancestors, info on how to get to Unionhill cemetary ( my father has to buried there ), and contact with any other surviving relatives. Thank you in advance.
Rodney Curtis Lewallen -- 1901 West 50th, Cleveland , OH 44102
Submitted on Wed Mar 17 12:02:18 1999


Seeking information on JOHN BLEVINS, middle name unknown, deceased about 1952-3, resided in Winfield area. Also information on wife, MARGARET ANN, maiden name unknown.
Marcia Blevins Butts
Submitted on Mon Mar 15 00:34:38 1999


Does anyone have information on HENRY BURTON CECIL who passed away in 1933. I need to know if this is my grandfather. He would have been married to a REBECCA or JANE GIBSON CECIL.
Submitted on Sun Mar 14 17:51:05 1999


I am looking for any information for MARY ELIZABETH MURPHY b. January 8, 1890 d.May 19, 1966 and for her husband, AARON DUNCAN d. abt 1907-08. I know for sure of one of there children, CORA LEE DUNCAN, m. JERRY L. CONNORS, who was my great grandmother. I have all of her children. But I have no idea where MARY or AARON were from or who their parents were. AARON was killed in a mining accident in 1907-08 around Scott County, somewhere. Would love to have that full story. If there is anyone who could help, it would be greatly appreciated. P.O. Box 6453, Lafayette, Indiana 47903
Kelly J. Smith
Submitted on Sun Mar 14 03:54:25 1999


I am looking for a death notice on my baby brother LARRY CECIL who was layed to rest in Robbins TN. he died in 1946. He was born to HENRY and VELLA CECIL. His grandparents were HENRY and JANE GIBSON CECIL. Also any information on either surname will be appreicated.
Gloria Cecil Guffey
Submitted on Fri Mar 12 00:22:27 1999


Does anybody have any information on any VANDERPOOL's in the Scott Co., area. Also where is this Vanderpool cemetary located? your help will be greatly appreciated.
Submitted on Tue Mar 9 08:19:38 1999


I'm looking for SUSANNAH STERNS (STARNES) reputed to be an Indian. She married JOHN THORNSURY in 1793. They moved to Russel County, VA, later renamed Scott County, VA. They had eleven children. The other person is ARTA (ARTIE) GEARHEART. She married JOHN McCURRY before 1877. She is also reputed to be an American Indian. We cannot find any family records on either women previous to their marriages. GEARHEART may also be spelled GEARHART or GAYHEART.
Judy Wyatt -- 54175 Highland Blvd , Elkhart , IN 46514
Submitted on Fri Mar 5 18:26:13 1999

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