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Bill Rogers Sat Jun 28 07:32:30 1997
PETTY, HORATIO PETTY, ROBERT MANNING MOUNT, MARY JANE Robert Manning PETTY born 6 June 1844 died May 1936 in Knoxville Married Mary Jane MOUNT 16 March 1865 in Sevier Co. His father was Horatio PETTY born abt 1805 in N.C. His mother was Martha (unknown) born abt 1815 in Tenessee. Effie Amanda PETTY (my line) was the 8th child out of 11 born to Robert M. and Mary J. Does any body have any info on Martha's parents, siblings etc? I have more info on the Petty's and Mount's to share if your interested. Heaps of Thanks. Bill and Alice Rogers

Vivian Huffaker Sun Jun 22 20:49:31 1997
WELLS-Mary Huffaker.Seek information on where Mary is. Can trace her through the 1929 city directory in Knoxville and then no other trace can be found of her. She married Herman Wells 9 Oct 1924 in Knoxville. Herman was murdered in Knoxville Feb 1932. His obituary does not name Mary as a survivor but does list a girlfriend, Helen Tolley, as well as his mother, Lizzie Clifton Wells. Herman is buried at Thorngrove Cem. in Knoxville but no information of Mary possibly dying before him and buried there. No trace can be found in the four divorce courts in Knoxville at that time. One piece of information recieved was that she might have went to Chattanoogna. Mary's birthdate is 18 Dec 1907. Parents were Melvin Arthur and J.V. May Atchley Huffaker. Does anyone know what happened to Mary or where she is???

CLAIRE B. CANTRELL Tue Jun 24 17:59:23 1997
Am searching for the family of ANN MCKINLEY b. abt 1820 who married AARON ROBERTS, son of Rev. John Roberts. Aaron purchased land in Wears Valley. Children were Daniel Boone Roberts, Elisabeth jane Roberts, Harriet M. Roberts, John P. Roberts, Martha Roberts and Sarah Roberts. Children all born in Sevier Co.

Vivian Huffaker Sat Jun 21 19:21:23 1997
Researching families of Cooper,Hatcher,McClure,Green,Huffaker. Will exchange info. e-mail

Michael Padgett Thu Jun 19 15:06:40 1997
I am searching for information on Nancy Paralee Tarwater (c. 1800-1974) who married Calvin Hawk of Bell County, Kentucky. Any information would be helpful. Thanks.

Judy Gregg Tue Jun 17 11:39:53 1997
Interested in information on William REAGAN b 1811 and his wife Sarah H. b. 1815. They married ca 1834 and had the following children all born in Knox Co, TN: James M.1835, Mary Elizabeth 1836, John Black 1837, Joseph P. 1839, Leah B. 1840, William W. 1841, Sarah Caroline 1844, Henry V. 1846, Prince Edward 1849, Smauel A. 1851, William W. 1853, Andrew Johnson ca 1856. William and Sarah are buried in the Beaver Ridge Methodist Church Cemetery in Knox Co. I would like any information, but am especially searching the parents of William REAGAN and Sarah,s maiden name.

Ogle Mon Jun 16 16:37:41 1997
Searching information on Marion Whitaker, Lyshie(?), and Sarah OGLE. Marion, we know, was born in Micaville, Ala. b. 11/2/1885. Their grandfather was William OGLE m. KIRKLAND. was from around Sevier area. Don't know if they link to any OGLES from there. Lyshie(?) lived in Crestview,Florida and we know of one daughter Lillian PUCKETT. Thanks in advance.

Gail Gardner Mon Jun 16 13:28:30 1997
Looking for info on Elizabeth COWDEN who married John GARNER 1849ca. They in 1850-70 census with their family. John served Union Civil War Pvt Co k 2nd Inf. He died 5 Jan 1878 Shiloh Church,TN. She was living with her dau in 1880 census. She applied for his pension. Doesn't mention his parents so can't go back any further than his birth which is ca 1824. Her parents James and Polly Cowden. Have looked in 1840 census but not a big help.

Dolores Sun Jun 15 18:38:27 1997
CLENDENEN Desire any information on JAMES CLENDENEN born 1775 died Warren Co, TN 1837 married SARAH ? born circa 1781 died 1851. James father was John Clendenen born VA died Greene Co., TN 1790. His mother was Mary and one sister was Ester who married John MaGee. Need exact birth and death dates for James, Sarah, John and Mary. Also need maiden names and ancestors of Mary and Sarah. Will exchange information.

Steve Emert Fri Jun 13 05:56:03 1997
I would like to research the geneology of my father, John Merle Emert, born on April 15 or 21 in 1922 (His birth certificate says the 21st but his mother said the 15th). He was born in Townsend in Sevier County.

Casey Wed Jun 11 09:13:59 1997
Seeking info on JOHN WILLIAM HODGES, born Nashville, l876. I realize Nashville is Davidson Co. but have found so many HODGES in Sevier Co., thinking maybe parents of John William Hodges may have come from Sevier Co. Any info on parents/relatives would be helpful. Thanks!

No E-Mail address Lynn R. McR. Hawkins Mon Jun 9 08:37:01 1997
Would like any information related to the Shelton, Kirkland, Ray/Rhea, and Hodge families who were in Western North Carolina and settled in East Tennessee. The Ray/Rhea's, Hodge's settled in Blount County, the Shelton's in Sevier, and the Kirkland's settled in Blount and Monroe Counties. The Hodge's and Ray's came from Haywood County, NC to Blount County before the Civil War and settled in the Walland/Townsend area. I'm not on line yet, please contact me at: 1172 Weaver Branch Road Bluff City, TN 37618-2546

DeWitt Stone Mon Jun 9 12:26:54 1997
Seeking information on Ezekial STONE (1760-1860) who migrated from East Tennessee to Marion County in the early 1800s. I am specifically interested in his parents, siblings, and cousins, many of whom appear to have been scattered across East TN (the Holston/French Broad area), Middle TN (the Stones River area), and SC (Spartanburg, Greenville, and Anderson Counties). Family members named William STONE or George STONE are of particular interest.

Judy Allen Sun Jun 8 11:14:25 1997
Am looking for the parents of Jesse James NEWMAN (could be James Jesse NEWMAN), born 4 October 1868, who married Alza Jane WARD, Robert Wilson LOVEDAY, born 4 July 1873, who married Verna Laura Lul CAUGHRON, Wiley CAUGHRON, and Isaac WARD, born c. 1939. Any information on these men and/or their families would be greatly appreciated. Am willing to share what info I have, particularly Isaac WARD's Civil War pension information.

Lesa R. Kelly-Paswater Sat Jun 7 06:57:50 1997
I am searching for Kelly/Kelleys who were among the first settlers in Greene Co., TN. They settled in an area still known as Kelly's Gap. The first to come from Ireland was John Kelly/Kelley Sr. John had 14 or more children. One of his children Samuel, who later had a store in Kelly's Gap was my gr, gr, gr, grandfather. I recently visited the area, also Cocke County and met some of my family, it was very exciting. I also visited Kelly's Gap, which has been a dream for me since I was a teenager and found out that it existed. I would appreciate any information that anyone may have regarding this family's history or present. I am also related to the Norwood's whom I believe originated in Cocke, Co, (not sure) My gr., grandfather was Francis Asberry Norwood and his wife Laura whom I believe was a Reece.

Joye Whitwell Sat Jun 7 14:12:10 1997
I am interested in Thomas, Pleasant, and Elijah Whitwell in Perry Co.Tenn. from about 1830 to present. Also am interested in any anfo on Slone/Sloans and Isbells in Eastern Tenn. in 1700s.David Lindsey in Lewis Co.; Eleanor J. Prince in Hickman Co. or Perry Co. John R. Randel and Jincy A. Randel in Perry Co.

R. Randal Son Tue Jun 3 10:31:13 1997
Looking for a person to assist me with researching family background of Claude Samuel Webb, b. 1890-92? in Gatlinburg, Sevier county. Any referals helpful. Thanks. Randal.

KEITH THOMASON Sat May 31 07:09:52 1997
KEITH THOMASON: I am trying to find the parents of JESSE JAMES COTTER. In 1850 , he and a brother WILLIAM COTTER were living in the household of WILLIAM and MARTHA MATTOX in Sevier Co. In 1860 he is living in Washington Co. with his wife LUCRETIA HOWELL and MARTHA MATTOX is living with him.. What was the relationship between the COTTERS and the MATTOX families? Thank you for any assistance.

Lettie Lee Geltz Tue May 27 08:28:53 1997
Would like information on John ALLEN who married Delilah CLAUTON and was living in Seiver Co. Tn. in 1830. Also information wanted on George HUDSON living in Seiver Co.

Doris Fountain Sun May 25 07:50:22 1997
Seeking all information about WATKINS of early Sevier CO. Related names are the following: BYERLEY, MOORE, SIMPSON, BELL, DOUGLAS,THOMPSON, WILLIAMS, PUGH. They all seem to be Welsh or Scotch-Irish who migrated from VA, most often from Campbell, BEdford, and Botetourt CO prior to 1800 and after about 1750.

Ki Cotter Thu May 15 11:01:30 1997
COTTER: looking for ancestry of five Cotter bros who migrated from Greene Co to Linn Co Mo in about 1854. Bros were William (dob 1804), Stephen (1814), John (1817), David (?), and Jeremiah (1820). John married Elizabeth McBryant or Greene, Sevier or Bradley Co. TN. Any known relationhip of these Cotter bros. to James Cotter and Rebecca Ellis of Green Co.

Russell L. Lawrence Fri May 9 19:45:42 1997
Seeking information on the family of COLLINS WILLIAMS born circa 1810, died Aug 5,1892, and his wife MARY ANN JENKINS born circa 1812, died June 21,1879. The above were the parents of Harriet Williams. Also seeking information on JORDON WILLIAMS and his wife Nancy Ann (parents of Collins Williams). All were residents of Sevier County. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Lois Luebke Sat May 10 16:53:53 1997
I am interested in the date and location of reunions of the HEADRICK, BURNS, LAWSON, BREWER, BRANDON, BRICKEY, TROTTER, TREVENA, MATTOX, CROWSON families.

Russell L. Lawrence Tue May 6 18:55:09 1997
Seeking info on Frederick EMERT and his wife Barbara KNIGHT.They had daughter named Barbara Ann Emert (born March 26,1777).They apparently settled at Emerts Cove, Sevier County,TN. after moving from Pennsylvania. I believe this family lineage has been published, but I haven't been able to locate a copy. Any help would be appreciated.

Jean Rowe Wed May 7 17:23:25 1997
Looking for parents of John Williams b1798 married Celia Jenkins b1794. Celia might have been a widow since she was older than John and the 1820 census shows John with children too old to belong to him. Would like to correspond with anyone searching the Sevier and Cocke Williams.

No E-mail address Lynn Hawkins Mon May 5 08:31:44 1997
Would like any information concerning the Wells, Dunn, Hedrick, and Shelton families. My Hedrick ancestors settled in Wears Valley, my 6th ggfather, William Hedrick (1744-1830's) a Rev. War Veteran, is buried at Hedrick's Chapel. The Shelton's came from the Haywood Co., NC area. Has anyone got copies of the old Shelton History of VA and NC. Not on line let, contact me at 1172 Weaver Branch Rd., Bluff City, TN 37618

Patti Champion Sat May 3 16:28:49 1997
THOMAS. Looking for parents of George THOMAS (b 1835) of Sevierville, TN. He was married to Mary BREEDEN and had three children that I know of: Eli THOMAS 1866-1930, Wilson THOMAS (1871-1967,) and John T. THOMAS (1874-1940). He may be a descendant of Isaac THOMAS, who was an early inhabitant of Sevier County, and once owned much of the land that is now Sevier City and the surrouding area. Thanks!

Russell L. Lawrence Fri May 2 07:39:28 1997
Seeking information on my paternal grandmother, Celia E. Canup born May 12,1844, died April 16,1894. She lived near Cosby,Sevier Co.,TN. Her children were as follows: Jonas Jackson, George W., Joseph, Betty, Lydia C., Sally, Elizabeth. I would especially like to learn the names of her parents and her husband. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Russell L. Lawrence Fri May 2 08:01:48 1997
Seeking information on Harriet Williams,born Nov 11,1845 died May 11,1923 married Michael D. Shults June 24,1866 in Sevier Co. TN.(son of Pleasant W.Shults & Anna Duggan).Harriets parents possibly Collins & Ann Williams. I would like to correspond with other Williams family researchers.

Allen Hickman Thu Apr 24 20:07:28 1997
Looking for ancestories of John Hickman;wife Sarah. John Hickman b.about December 1804. Sarah b. about 1800. They had 7 children: John Quincy b.1832; Thomas b.1833; James b.1835; Margaret b.11-24-1838; William b.03-07-1842; Nancy b.1844; Elijah b.1846. They all resided in Sevier County, Tenn until between 1850 and 1860 where they moved to Missouri (northern). That is all but Thomas of whom I have no information. I have extensive decendents (database of over 500 names and 8 generations)of John & Sarah, but have no information of their siblings or ancestories in Sevier County, Tennessee.

Tammy Griffin Fri Apr 25 20:24:44 1997
I am looking for any information on the family line of Anderson Seaton.

Nola Mattox Ezell Fri Apr 25 13:41:58 1997
Would like to correspond with anyone researching the WILLIAMS family of Sevier Co. Martha Williams married William Mattox before 1808, possibly in Knox Co. Is it possible that she is related to John Williams who also lived in Sevier Co?

Dannye Wilson Sun Apr 27 16:00:35 1997
Looking for the parents and other family member for Anderson Peter H. Jordan, born 25 December 1801, Sevier Co., TN. He married Sarah Rosita Bayless, 8 February 1825 in Monroe, TN.

Gail BICE Tue Apr 22 20:14:11 1997
Daniel WIDOWS born 1795 Sheffield, England and wife Julia JOHNSON WIDOWS born 1793 Virginia resided with son Charles WIDOWS in 1870 Sevier County, Tennessee. Charles and wife buried at F. E. HUSKEY cemetery deep in the Smoky Mountains. Suspect Daniel and Julia buried here too. Surname also located as WIDDOWS, WIDDERS, WIDERS and WIDNER. Several attempts to locate cemetery failed, has anyone been to site?

Lisa D. Robison Fri Apr 18 11:17:35 1997
Looking for information on Eli Loveday b.Oct. 1859 m. to Callie Loveday b. 1869. I think Callies maiden name may have been Spurgeon. Census also lists seven children. One is my grandmother Savannah Loveday. Also lists Litha Loveday as mother of Eli. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Kim Bowers Sat Apr 19 19:27:53 1997
Interested in info on Augustine BOWERS, born ca 1771 in VA and was a preacher in Blount Co/Sevier Co, TN in the early 1800's. Also need info on his son Anderson BOWERS, born ca 1803 and wife Luvina COWAN, born ca 1808 and their 16(?) children. They and their families lived in Blount Co & Sevier Co during the 1800's.

Steve Widener Wed Apr 16 17:19:54 1997
WIDENER,DAVIS Looking for information on the Will Davis family of Englewood. Will Davis married Nancy Widener of Sevier County. Nancy also had a brother who lived in Englewood Earl Widener. Earl had two sons and one daughter. George and Claude were his sons and Ruth his daughter. I have some pictures of this family. My Great Grandfather was a brother to Nancy and Earl, his name was Harrison William Widener. Would like to talk to anyone interested in these families. Thank You, Steve Widener

Denise Bailey Thu Apr 17 16:29:59 1997
I am reseaching the Hubbert or hubbard.He was known to have fought with Col. John Sevier in two battlle's. Battlle at KING'S MOUNTAIN,&BOYD'S CREEK during 1774 up to 1780. THANK YOU

Dan Linginfelter Mon Apr 14 19:46:33 1997
Seeking any genealoical information on Jacob and John LINGINFELTER in the late 1700 and early 1800 in and around the Blount County area of Eater Tennessee. Any information on the LINGINFELTER Family would be most helpful.

Robert Travis Sun Apr 13 13:52:10 1997
Looking for any information on a Isaac Thomas Eppler born in Sevierville, Sevier, Tn. on June 15, 1806. Thanks Robert Travis

Glenn R. Schultz Wed Apr 9 22:43:58 1997
Am looking for info on a (Nancy) Elizabeth Trotter. Believe she appeared in the 1850 Sevier County Census, The daughter of a W.H. Trotter. She was age 14 in 1850. Am trying to find out if she married an Abraham (Abram) Snapp sometimein the late 1850's. Abram was ther son of Joseph Snapp who resided in Sevier County. Any info greatly appreciated.

Aaron Thompson Tue Apr 8 21:07:35 1997
I'm trying to locate th community or cemetary called Dyers Ferry, I am not sure what county it is located in in Tenn. altough it may be in Seviere Count around Sevierville??? Any help you can give will be greatly appreciated.

Beverly Netusil Mon Apr 7 19:45:31 1997
I am searching for information on W. Sherman Shields, b 26 Feb 1867, d 1923. Married Mary Elizabeth McMahan 7 July 1891. They are my great-great grandparents. Their children, Oscar Cattlet Shields, Virgie Attis Shields Williams, my great grandmother was maried to Leonard Lewis Williams; Redmond Swain Shields, and Anna Jemima Shields. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Bill Compton Sat Apr 5 15:17:31 1997
LAYMAN - Jacob LAYMAN, livimg in Clinton Co. Ohio, had a daughter Mary born May 10, 1817. The family were "from Tennessee." Is this Jacob LAYMAN the son of Jacob LAYMAN, Revolutionary War veteran living in Sevier Co. Tennessee in 1832 (born 1759)? If so, who was Jacob, Jr.'s wife? Also, is this Jacob Layman, sr. the Jacob Laymance LAYMAN, son of John Louis LAYMANCE, born in Philadelphia c.1757, who died in Sevier County Tennessee c.1841?

Doris Fountain Sun Mar 23 16:34:39 1997
Desperately seeking Mary MOORE b ca 1767 who m. Gasper BYERLY, Jr, b ca 1745 Germany who lived in SC and PA. Mary is believed to have been from Sevier CO and, before that, possibly from Campbell CO, VA. I have significant notes about the Moores of SW VA in my attempt to find her. Gasper and Mary's children were the following: David who married Mary JOHNSON, Isaac who m.Mary HOBBS of VA, Jacob who m Maria PARTHEMORE, James, Lucy who married Samuel WATKINS, Michael b ca 1798 who m Sarah SMITH, Margaret b 4/27/1811 who married William DOUGLAS WATKINS in Gasper and Mary's home on the French Broad River.

Honey Lanham Dodge Sat Mar 22 19:27:58 1997
CLENDENEN & ROGERS/RODGERS families in Jefferson & Sevier Cos. John CLENDENEN Sr b 1744 Augusta Co VA d 1794 prob Sevier Co TN John CLENDENEN Jr b @1785 Botetourt Co VA d 1833 Jefferson Co TN Albert W T CLENDENEN b 1810 Jefferson Co TN d 1884 Fannin Co TX m Elizabeth V RODGERS/ROGERS b 1812 TN d 1890 Fannin Co TX Honey Lanham Dodge, 3988 Goodfellow Dr, Dallas TX 7529

WILLIAM HARROLD Fri Mar 21 18:03:20 1997
I am seeking information on WILLIAM CHAMBERS, who moved from Wilkes County to Sivier County, Tennessee c. 1805.Thank you. N. C. to Sivier ZCounty, Tennessee c. 1805

DONNA VAUGHN Fri Mar 21 01:13:07 1997
PATTERSON, MARTHA ELIZABETH,b:5 Jan.1840,d:15 Jan.1929, Sevierville, buried at Cummings Chapel cemetery with 2nd.husband, George Melvin BLAZER. She is buried under her maiden name. She married first George Washington Webb on Jan.9,1862, he died Civil War. They had one child, Nancy Jane Webb,b:19 Nov.1862,d:1900,buried Millican Grove cem. as N.J.Benson. She was 3rd.wife of Benjamin F.Benson. Martha Patterson Webb m:2nd. George M.Blazer on 14 Sept.1864, Sevierville, had several children. Who were the Parents of Martha E.Patterson,aka.Nancy Blazer. Respond to Donna or

Bill Seaton Fri Mar 21 06:52:46 1997
Benjamin Seaton, died 1859, Greene Co., Tn. Settled around 1800, Married Elizabeth Bird, daughter of Philip Bird and Catherine Cammack... Benj Father was James Seaton, mother is Unknown. I believe James came down from Northern Va?. Was in Mongomery Co., Va. 1787.. and received a N.C. land grant in Greene Co. I believe James moved on to Northern Ala. along with another son Moses Seaton. Would like to received any information on the ancester of Benjamin Seaton and Philip Bird.

David A. Mathews Fri Mar 21 12:58:31 1997
I am researching the Hickman family from Jefferson and Sevier Counties. Frederick Hickman (born in 1807) and Polly (Bales) Hickman (born in 1808) were married in Dandridge, Jefferson County Jan 25, 1829. They moved to Sevier County and had the following children: (1) Henry Hancock Hickman moved to Washington County, Minnesota, (2) Angeline (Hickman) Underdown moved to Christian County, Missouri, (3) Vachel Hickman moved to Boone County, Arkansas, (4) Thomas Hickman remained in Sevier County, (5) Caleb Hickman died in the Civil War, (6) James Hickman moved to Missouri, Oregon, Idaho then California, (7) John A. Hickman moved to Kansas then Oklahoma and (8) William M. Hickman remained in Sevier County.

Julie Tue Mar 18 11:25:35 1997
William Henry Bohannon III married Elizabeth Jane thier son: Robert Bohannon Need info on the Bohannon family. Sevier County, Tenn.

Dee Lansford Tue Mar 18 12:31:42 1997
I would like to exchange information with others researching the Patty Family of Sevier County. Joshua Paty and wife Nancy Walker moved to Sevier Co from Union Co SC around 1831. This is the first time frame we find them listed, when they joined the Church of the Forks. Joshua and Nancy raised 12 children, on the head of Waldens Creek in Patty Hollow. Joshua is the son of John Paty of VA. He married Nancy Walker, daughter of Robin Walker in Union Dist SC. She was not an Indian as some of the family believe, her father was Scot Irish and fought in the Rev. Would like to hear from all Paty/Patty researchers. Dee Lansford

DILLOW, TOMMY ROGER Mon Mar 17 18:44:42 1997
DILLOW FAMILY HISTORY: Searching for information on the DILLOW family early 1800 - present. Settled in Kindricks Creek or Clover Bottom, Sullivan County, Tennessee.

Marian BERRIER Tue Mar 18 14:09:34 1997
BERRIER, Andrew Jackson, Sevier County, Tennessee Married: Abt 1825 in Sevier County, Tennessee Died: After 1880 inTennessee Spouse: Unknown, Jane Children: William, Anderson, Sarah , Jane, Hetty, Penelope, John, James. At age 75 had a son, Arnold, by his new young wife, Caroline NICHOLS. What I would like to find out: When and where was he buried? He is not in the family burial plot. He and his new family just disappeared after 1880. Was his father John BERRIER?

Lois Luebke Sat Mar 15 11:40:35 1997
Looking for information on the family of Levi Daniel BREWER (1844-1927) and Martha Ann BRANDON (1842-1917) family. Levi Daniel was born in Blount County, married in 1871 in Loudon County, was living in Knox County in the 1880 Census and purchased land in 1896. This land was located on the borders of Blount and Sevier Counties and the area became known as Brewer Town. Am searching for the descendants of their children: Lon married Ella HANNAH; Canna married Evelyn TROTTER; Green married Flora VEALS; James married Susie McGILL; Dock married Texannah HANNAH; George Washington married Alice TROTTER; Elizabeth married Samuel CARROLL; Laura married Peter MYERS; Mattie Lee married John STALANS.

Lois Luebke Sat Mar 15 11:46:00 1997
Looking for information on the STALANS family of Sevier County.John STALANS married Mattie Lee BREWER in 1910 and they are buried on Waldens Creek in Sevier County.

Lisa D. Thomasson-Bass Fri Mar 14 11:00:14 1997
THOMASSON, MIZE !!! I am searching for any info. about these 2 families. James Wilson THOMASSON was born 23 March 1861 in (?) Monroe Co. Tenn. I believe he had at least one sister by the name of Ella THOMASSON-HOGG. James Wilson THOMASSON married Rachel Jane MIZE, who was born in Polk Co. Tennessee. Her parents, Harvey Jackson MIZE and Elizabeth Jane CARTWRIGHT were both born in Tennessee. They had a total of 8(?) children, all born in Monroe, McMinn, or Polk Counties. I believe I still may have relatives living in these areas. If you have any info. or are related to me, please let me hear from you soon. E-Mail me THANKS!!

Ron Brothers Sun Mar 9 08:00:25 1997
Looking for all descendants of Francis BROTHERS who came to Rutherford Co. TN in 1810's and died there in 1845. Please email me at or write Ron Brothers 3125 Clarksville St. #127, Paris, TX 75460. 1-- Francis BROTHERS-2 (1779-1845) sp-Sarah Jane PENN-3 (1786-1856) 2-- Nancy M. BROTHERS-4 (1806) sp-John B. PAGE-40 (1805) 2-- Elizabeth BROTHERS-5 (1810-1860) sp-Samuel JAMESON-41 (1809) 2-- Martha Patsy BROTHERS-6 (1810-1858) sp-Aaron WILLIAMS-42 (1803-1891) 2-- William BROTHERS-7 (1812-1867) sp-Nancy L. TAYLOR-43 (1817-1870) 2-- Mary Anne BROTHERS-8 (1814) sp-Benjamin THURMAN-44 (1812) 2-- John BROTHERS-9 (1815-1871) sp-Nancy PENDLETON-45 (1815) 2-- James Charles BROTHERS-10 (1817-1863) sp-Mary Elizabeth PAGE-46 (1813-1877) 2-- Francis (Franklin) BROTHERS-11 (1820-1876) sp-Margaret JAMESON-47 (1822-1873) sp-Rebecca DWYER-5523 (1829) 2-- Steven BROTHERS-12 (1822) sp-Sarah-49 (1824) 2-- Lucy Jamima BROTHERS-13 (1825) sp-Thomas TOWNSEND-50 (1824) 2-- Thomas BROTHERS-14 (1826-1903) sp-Martha Jane THOMAS-18 (1832-1915) 2-- George Penn BROTHERS-15 (1831) sp-Johanna SMITH-51 (1830) 2-- Harriet Jane BROTHERS-16 (1831-1903) sp-Lawrence Epps (Larry) PREWITT-52 (1830-1865) sp-Nehemiah H. PARKER-53 (1806-1876) 2-- Jesse BROTHERS-17 (1835-1893) sp-Susan Anne POWELL-54 (1835-1874) sp-Nancy Ann LINCH-55 (1835-1892)

AFB Sun Mar 9 10:00:41 1997
ELLIOTT looking for information on James C. Elliott who married Leticia Montgomery in Rutherford Co., TN 7 Nov 1822. Who are their parents? Where did they come from? Did they remain in Rutherford County long? Will exchange info. Thanks AFB

Ann McGuffey Sun Mar 9 14:58:56 1997
Looking for others researching Armstrong and Knox families of Rowan Co. NC. William Armstrong, father of Samuel, Elizabeth, and others. William served in the Rev. War. Samuel Armstrong m. Magdalene, last name probably Knox. Samuel was the father of: Mary Margaret (m. David Bibb) Zenas (m. Magdalen Knox) Knox (m. Nancy Greer,Pernissa Witherspoon) Samuel Jr. (m. Polly Doran) Samuel died in Sumner Co. TN around 1806. His widow and children may have moved on to Rutherford Co. TN. Joseph Knox was the father of John, Thomas, Delia (Magdalene?), Mary, Squire, Joseph, and Benjamin. Thomas married Mary Armstrong -- possible sister of Samuel Armstrong.

La Vada Triesch Thu Mar 6 20:46:52 1997
Am looking for surname, Ellison. First names Josiah, who married Ann Abernathy from Alabama.) Their sons, Joseph Lafayette, Thomas, John and William. Any info appreciated.

Steve Widener Mon Mar 3 18:46:47 1997
Looking for information on Conrad Hawk who was married to Anna Elizabeth Ridenour. They had a daughter Elizabeth Hawk who was married to Samuel Widner. Need information on Samuel and Elizabeth Widner. Thanks,

Kim Tunkel Mon Mar 3 20:20:47 1997
Looking for info. on Thomas S./Nancy Hardin and their children, who moved into Sevier Co. around 1855. Thomas and Nancy are buried in Wears Valley. Any info.would be helpful.

Cal A. Crowley Sat Mar 1 03:11:42 1997
Seeking info on the following persons from Sevier and surrounding counties, circa 1880-1925: Carl Allen Crowley Karl Allen Crowley Pleasant Crowley

C Pettay Fri Feb 28 14:01:09 1997
Looking for HELTON, CLINTON, MCGILL families from Sevier County, TN or nearby in the later half of the 1800's. Elizah HELTON (b.~1820, d.1864 Civil War) married to Ellen CLINTON (b.1837-1852, d.1877- 1927. To my knowledge Elizah and Ellen had only one son, John HELTON (b.6/10/1877)whose second wife was Laura MCGILL (b.9/2/1883, d.2/24/1910). Laura died soon after the birth of their first child, Ernest Wade Helton. John's other wives were First Wife (5 children and Martha England with whom he had 9 children. Any information appreciated. Thanks.

C Pettay Fri Feb 28 14:11:20 1997
Looking for SUTTLES, AUTREY, CRENSHAW families from Sevier County, TN or nearby in the later half of the 1800's. William Robert SUTTLES (b. 10/3/1878, d.1/24/1933) married Mary AUTREY and they had four children; Freeman, Edna, Marion and Reba Jane (b.12/7/1911, d.11/21/1996). Mary's mother was Fannie CRENSHAW(b.1840-1867, d.1882-1930) was from North Carolina; her father was William AUTREY (b.1825-1867, d. 1881-1915). Reba Jane married Ernest Wade Helton and they had 5 children, several of whom still reside in Sevierville today. Any information appreciated. Thanks.

Pam Glancy Thu Feb 27 14:38:01 1997
Need any information on the following families. Levi BUCKNER b. Aug.1878, in Tn. and his wife Sarah __ ? b. April 1879, in Tn. Children were Dave, Levi, Henry, Rosie, Annie, Lola Mae and Ulis Robert b. July 1898, in Cocke Co. and d. April 1965, married Aug. 1915, to Mattie Ellen CUMMINGS b. June 1898, in Sevier Co. d. March 1986. Mattie was the daughter of Philip CUMMINGS and Ellen _____? Help with any of these families will be appreciated. Snailmail

Linda Webster Sun Feb 23 19:53:57 1997
Looking for info on the parents & grandparents of William David McCulloch, my gggrandfather. Born 1830 & died 1911 and married Nancy Yarbury. His brothers are Thomas J. ,Raymond E. and Emmitt. They lived in Monroe County then moved to Loudon County. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

C Pettay Sun Feb 23 10:13:28 1997
FLYNN/STAFFORD. Elijah B. FLYNN (b.4/21/1859, D.12/30/1927) and Amanda J. STAFFORD (b.8/12/1867, d.6/23/1935) had 7 children, John, Lula, Coria, Bertha, Pearl, Joe and Hobart. Settled in Sevier County, TN. Thanks.

C Pettay Sun Feb 23 10:49:51 1997
BYRD/PATTY. Searching for info on Oliver Anderson BYRD (b.1820- 1856, d.1893-1946) and Mary PATTY/PETTY (b.1855-1880, d.1894-1965). Married 7/7/1871 by P.S. DUGGAN, J.P. in Sevier County, TN. Their children were Jimmy, Letisha (who married a Hill), Kate (who married an Atchley), Lillie, Maggie (husband, Lewelling), and Oliver Henry Byrd (b.6/27/1892 in Sevier Co., d.7/8/24/1961 in Sevier Co.). Oliver Henry's wife was Pearl Caldonia Flynn; they had 11 children and were married 7/13/1913 in Sevier County.

Carrol Crocker Sun Feb 23 14:59:32 1997
I am searching for parents of Silas Morgan Lowry born in Tenn. I do not know what area. He was in Alabama about 1835. I am also searching for Joseph Kinser born Tennessee. He had a wife, Catharine Greene and one son . I am looking for his parents. Any help will be appreciated.

Cynthia Fulcher Wed Feb 19 16:01:57 1997
In the 1850 Perry Co Census, It list Isabella MORRIS age 13 living with Hugh KIRKPATRICK & wife. Does anyone have any information on Isabella or the Kirkpatrick family. Any response appreciated. Thanks Cynthia

Lou Minor Mon Feb 17 21:12:27 1997
Subject: Swain Co. , NC - HUSKEY: Thomas Jefferson HUSKEY, b. 1843 Sevier Co., TN, s/o William Huskey and Dolly Trotter; d. ca 1950 Kirkland's Creek, Swain Co, NC, was my maternal GGF. He was the 111 year-old Bear Hunter reported upon in the Ashville Times article Sept. 9, 1928. If anyone is researching HUSKEY, I have a body of knowledge on him. Also have info on the "former" family Thomas had in TN before he came over the Mountain from Cosby, Cocke Co. TN. In Swain Co. he married Clarinda CONNER in 1874, while his former wife in Cocke Co., TN had been Sally VALENTINE, d/o William and Rebecca VALENTINE. Thomas and Sally had two or three children; one daughter, my GGM Rhoda Huskey, who m. 1)Noah GILLILAND and 2) Landrum FORRESTER. Does anyone have extant evidence of Thomas J. Huskey and Sallie Valentine's marriage? Does anyone have knowledge of the male child "Stanford, age 12 or 13" listed in 1880 Cocke Co., TN US Census, with Sally Valentine Huskey?

Cindy WALLACE WOOLEY Tue Feb 18 07:26:49 1997

Sandy Sturdivant Mon Feb 17 07:23:02 1997
WEAR....Looking for names of children of John Wear of Sevier County, born 12 Jan 1741 in Bucks County, PA. His wives were Margaret Lyle, Nancy Moore, Diana Love.

Lisa Porter-Burt Mon Feb 17 20:55:28 1997
Seeking researchers with information/ties to the CATON family of Sevier Co.

L. David Percifield Sun Feb 16 12:06:40 1997
I am looking for information on any Percifield, Piercefield, or Pursifull. A reference was made to a Peter Percifield in the books: 'In the Shadow of the Smokies' p 624 by BIll Crowson and 'Sevier County, Tennessee and Its Heritage' pg 13 I would like to find out more about this or any other information related to the above names.

Tommy Webster Sat Feb 15 18:12:18 1997
Need info on STELLA JANE WATSON, b. 10 Oct 1894, married George Harrison Seals. Both are thought to be from Sevier. Thanks

Jane N Powell Thu Feb 13 11:26:44 1997
Desire info about John FERGUSON, 1839-1919, Federal Soldier, sp:Margaret, prob. bur. Red Bank Cemetery, Sevier Co TN.

Lee Masters Thu Feb 13 21:35:26 1997
Looking for any information on OWEN HESTER and POLLY CRESWELL They are in the census in 1830,1840 and 1850. They had 6 children Margaret,John, and Martha the rest a mystery. The children I have listed all moved to Illinois,Adams Co. Owen and Polly got married March 12,1821 in Knox Co. Any information on this HESTER family would be great and I will share any info that I may have.

Gerre Byrd Sun Feb 9 17:31:16 1997
CARNES, HUBBARD. Seeking his ancestry. Hubbard b: abt 1797 NC and was in Sevier Co., TN 1850 Federal Census. Interested in contact with any CARNES cousins.

Charlene (Oliver) Williams Sun Feb 9 17:48:08 1997
I am looking for any information on CLYDE LEE who was in Campbell Co., TN circa 1909. I would assume at this time he was a young man probably late teens to twenties. He is said to have been Cherokee Indian. I have no other information on him except that after my grandmother was with child he returned to the reservation or where ever he was from. I need this information. I am stopped at this line for my genealogy project.

Linda Bertelsen Sun Feb 9 17:29:41 1997
Looking for parents of Mary Ogle. Mary Ogle was married to Edward Everette Creswell, Attorney General and Senator from Tennessee. Mary Ogle's parents were from Pigeon Forge and Cherokee Reservation Area. I am looking for information on the parents to see if they signed any of the Cherokee Indian rolls.

Lorna Banks Aaronson Sun Feb 9 21:54:02 1997
Interested in finding information on Margaret OGLES, 1811-1884, who married John Mathias BANKS in Gatlinburg and moved to middle Tennessee in 1835. Have no firm information about her parents and grandparents, but think she may have been the daughter of Dennis OGLES, and/or granddaughter of William OGLES (1756-1792) and Martha Jane HUSKEY from North Carolina (1760-1827).

avis hunt Sat Feb 8 11:42:18 1997
I am looking for information on the following surnames: the following three from the Chattanooga Tennessee area: Goodner Ray Varnell and from the Church Hill Tennessee area: Bradshaw and specifically on geneaological information on the following people: Alma Arlinta Piety Jane Ray "Boots" Ray James Benjamin Ray

Oran Brigham Wed Feb 5 16:09:09 1997
HILL-RECTOR-BOGGESS-WHORTON Researching: Tillery HILL b.@1806 Knox?Co.TN? Married 1826 to Sarah RECTOR Parents of Sarah (Rector) HILL: Benjamin RECTOR b.1765 Fauquier VA d.1853 Bastrop Co.TX & Sarah BOGGESS b. 1767 Fauquier Va d.1857 Hays Co.TX Grandparents of Sarah (Rector) HILL: Charles RECTOR b.1742 Germantown VA d.@1832 Sevier Co.TN & Elizabeth Charlotte WHORTON b. Fauquier VA d.TN

Lin Hillis Sun Feb 2 10:41:09 1997
Seeking information On Daniel Thomas Meadows b. ca. 1840 in TN. His father may have been Isaac Meadows. He Was a private in the confederacy died after 1880. Married Martha Cooper in 1878 in Sevier Co., TN. Known children were Margaret and Cordelia,who married Starkey brothers. My e-mail address is:

Mary Swann Sun Feb 2 16:50:37 1997
Looking for any information on the sur-name MEACHUM.

Margie LacyEvjen Sun Feb 2 06:34:24 1997
My Grandfather, John Henry Richardson, was born in Lawrence Co Tn. Would like to know when he left the county--probably sometime just before the Civil War--he went to Ky, I believe. Anything as far as land holdings etc. also. Other Tn surnames: Lacy, Inks, Tipton, Daniel,Harwell(Harvell). Thank you!

Judith Mayfield Sun Feb 2 07:23:45 1997
Searching for parents, siblings of Alexander Douglas m 1820 Knox Co, TN to Rhoda Routh daughter of Edward Routh and Jane Douglas. Alexander b ca 1800 and d ca 1856. Family lived in Paw Paw Hollow, Sevier Co. Had 16 children. Son John and his family moved to Rockwall/Collin County area in Texas in the 1870s.

Lee Hester Sun Feb 2 19:23:29 1997
HESTER-CRESWELL Need any info on Owen HESTER or Polly CRESWELL They were married in Knox county March 12 1821. They had 6 children. 2 moved to Illinois. The rest of the Hester family that stayed in Tennesse I would love to find out more about. I found them in census 1830-40-50 but nothing in 1860.

Bob Kunkel Sat Feb 1 19:44:26 1997
I am looking for information on the EMERT family of Sevier, TN.

oran brigham Fri Jan 31 01:58:04 1997
Researching Ann HILL married John WALKER @1816 Sevier Co.TN by Rev.Thomas HILL (possibly a HILL relative?). Resided 1815-1837 Overton Co.TN 2nd mar @1838. ...?..BISHOP. Had son Steven BISHOP b.@1839 3rd mar.@1841 Thomas MITCHEL Knox Co.TN 1855 residing in Knox Co.TN filing for Widow's War of 1812 Pension of Vet,John WALKER, of Overton Co.TN. 1880 Knox Co.TN Census Ann HILL Head of Household: Tillery HILL uncle

Lucy K. Bell Fri Jan 31 20:41:12 1997
Albert Gallatin HENRY was born in Sevier Co., TN on Dec. 5, 1816. He married Mary Ann HENRY who was born on Jan. 7, 1821 in Sevier Co. They married Aug. 2, 1897 and both died in Guntersville, Marshall Co., AL. Albert's parents MAY have been Hugh HENRY and a Miss GALLATIN and Mary Ann's parents MAY have been Samuel HENRY and Margaret BRYAN. We think that Albert and Mary Ann were first cousins. Any help with these families would be most appreciated. Thanks!

Sandy Sturdivant Thu Jan 30 19:59:21 1997
Am searching for names of all children of JOHN WEAR of Sevier/Greene County. Wife is Nancy, Margaret Lyle, Dianna Love. Also need any information on NANCY BLACKBURN, daughter of William Blackburn. Will share all information on my WEAR family, which is very large.

Paul Kelley Thu Jan 30 09:32:10 1997
GEORGE PRAISWATER: Seeking information regarding George Praiswater (Praisewater, Praiswatters} of Cocke Co., TN. Appeared on 1850 Census in Cocke Co. but was not on 1840 nor 1860 Census. Wife's name was Tempe. Had son named George who died in Oct. 1849 at age 7. Had daughter named Sara Elizabeth who married William Kelley.

Scott McKenzie Fri Jan 24 17:16:44 1997
Thomas Cauldwell lived in Sevier,Blount,Monroe and McMinn. Had son Andras m Margaret?? William, Thomas and daughter Adeline married David Cunningham Would like wife of Thomas Fathrer, Mother and any other children Thank you. Scott McKenzie P. o. Box 686 Tellico Plains, Tenn.

nancy dalton Wed Jan 22 20:04:15 1997
samuel & mary hall pate married in 1860 in sevierville, tennesse can not find what happened to them after their marriage. their children where reubin pate, christina pate and tennessee pate. the children are shown in census records as living with other families, but no other mention of samuel & mary hall pate.

Cheri Wed Jan 22 23:44:23 1997
Meshac's wife? Possibly Hester, Hester Clark, or Hester Clack. His first child was born abt 1788 in TN. First son Eli, b.1794 in TN. Meshac b. 1759 MD d. ca 1855 TN Shown in Sevier Co. in 1799, and in Blount Co. thereafter.

MCNEW Tue Jan 21 09:24:34 1997
I would like any info on any MCNEW'S. They lived in the Lenoir City, Oral, and Kingston areas. I use to visit there years ago. i have some info on Martin McNew, Jesse McNew, R.J. McNew, but would like to see further back than what i have. I have a listing on a Jesse McNew B-1832- D- 1909. What i would like to see is before this time. Any help would be appreaciated u can e-mail me @

Charles Burkett Tue Jan 21 11:15:42 1997
I am interested in finding out information on RICHARD BURKETT last known on 1860 cencus in Sevier Co His wife was ALLIS. PLEASE HELP !!

Kim Tunkel Wed Jan 8 12:52:04 1997
Searching for info on the families of John&Nancy Hardin, who possibley migrated to Sevier Co. from the area of Burke Co.NC John was known as the Tailor of Burke CO. in the mid 1700's. John and Nancy were married in Sept. 1774 in Guilford Co.

jim johnson Mon Jan 6 17:59:14 1997
I am looking for a WILLIAM ROMINES who married a NANCY MYLICIA (MYLISSA?). They had a daughter NANNY (NANCY) ROMINES, who was born on May 28, 1870. NANNY married ROBERT DONALD DUNN of Knox County, TN and died in Knoxville on June 4, 1935. If anyone is doing research on these family names, I would appreciate hearing from you.

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