Wayne County, Tennessee
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Searching for information on a Harvey, and Marvin ALLEN. They moved to Waynesboro,TN about 1948. Harvey had 2 children: Thomas, and Mildred. Marvin never was married or had children. These Allen brothers were born in Warrick county,IN. Both men were deceased by 1968. Any help appreciated.
Sherry Allen Hosford
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Submitted on Tue Jan 2 15:13:47 MST 2001


Would love to find out more about Francis Paralee ROBERSON (ROBINSON, ROBERTSON) b. 22 May 1846 in Wayne County, TN. Francis was married at least three times, to Thomas MARTIN 4 Aug 1861, to Philip Roberson 20 Jan 1883, and to _??__ HENSON. I think she had some male children. Francis died 22 Dec 1926 of Influenza, in Wayne County, TN. Her parents were Nathan D. ROBERSON and Nancy C. DARBY. Her siblings were William W., Jane, Willis Irish, Martha A. C., Henry Clayton, Margaret (or Marguerite), Nancy Elizabeth (Bett) and I. Caroline L..
Nancy Sterling Tyler
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Submitted on Wed May 30 23:02:08 MDT 2001


Wanting to validate that Nathan D. ROBERSON (ROBINSON, ROBERTSON) was a Methodist Circuit Rider in Wayne County, TN and Lauderdale County, AL practicing about 1850-1880. Nathan and family were living near Cypress Inn, TN at the time of the 1860 Census. Born in Giles County 10 Dec 1815 Nathan married Nancy C. DARBY 20 Dec 1842 in Lauderdale County, AL and fathered at least nine children, William W., Francis Paralee, Jane, Willis Irish, Martha A. C., Henry Clayton, margaret (or margauerite) nancy Elizabeth (Bett), and I. Caroline L..
Nancy Sterling Tyler
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Submitted on Wed May 30 23:17:26 MDT 2001


Can anyone tell me the death date or place of burial of George or Susannah Long who were listed with daughters and son on the 1870 Wayne county census. Also looking for death date or place of burial of their daughter Juliana Long Self who was listed on 1870 census in their household with her children. Thanks.
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Submitted on Thu May 31 04:53:20 MDT 2001


I am looking for information on ancestors of Jasper Newton PAULK (October 1886 - June 4, 1950).
Chuck Paulk
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Submitted on Thu May 31 20:51:21 MDT 2001


WILLIAM, JANE, JOHN & HENRY ATKINSON listed as immigrant protestants 1767. Found John ADKINSON 1820 census also Anual AKINSON 1860. Looking for William Annuel ATKINSON borne 1790 father John born 1745 England. Jesse W ATKINSON born in wayne county died in Missouri 1842 son William Anuel ATKINSON my Great Grandfather.
Franklin David Atkinson -- 117 Somerset Place, Lompoc, CA 93436
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Submitted on Fri Jun 1 11:51:37 MDT 2001


I am looking for any information about the family of William HILL and his wife, Elizabeth BROWN HILL. They were living in Rutherford County, in the Yourees District in 1850. William was born in Tennessee, about 1806. They had 3 sons listed in the 1850 census; Thomas, 16; William G., 14; and John N., 4 all born in Tennessee. Thomas was my gggrandfather and he died in the Civil War.
Lucy Parker
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Submitted on Mon Jun 4 09:32:26 MDT 2001


Need info on William SIMMONS (1793-1853) & Sarah (Hagood) SIMMONS (1794- 1901) family in Wayne County. Children: Alfred, Alexander (md Nancy Elizabeth WHITTEN), William M, Rebecca (md HENSLEY), Martha (md PHILLIPS), Catherine (md PHILLIPS), Emily C (md JAMES and GOLIGHTLY), Benton (md Matilda YOUNG), Grant Lee (md Nancy Keziah HANKS), Evaline (md J.R. HADDOCK).
carla simmons -- Route 4, Box 29, Lindsay, OK 73052
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Submitted on Mon Jun 4 19:01:26 MDT 2001


Sarah SANDERSON born 1855, believe Wayne Co., Tn. married Hugh RICKETTS. Their son, William Greene RICKETTS born Wayne Co., Tn. was my grandfather. Would like names of the other children and when they were born and died. Would like to find the names of Sarah parents, siblings, when and where she was born and died. Where she is buried etc. Hope some one can help me on this.
Dora Sanders
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Submitted on Tue Jun 5 15:56:51 MDT 2001


looking for jim nelson d.1939 buried in bethelhem cemetry and his wife ruth buried same place and thier children.i know 2 are buried next to them.thomas nelson b.1894-20 yrs older than his siter to the day.nola nelson -apr 7,1914-apr 8,1982 .nola has a daughter wilma wayman nelson june 29,1954-1957-june 29,1954-1957 not sure what year.she died 30 mints after she was born.she has two other daugters living still-one my mother. nola,others brothers and sisters dorthy nelson married mr.cannon artie nelson married mr.bryant marvin nelson has a son name buddy noma nelson married mr.west i hope some is following this line.
margaret -- 2856 silver spur loop, lake wales, FL 33853
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Submitted on Tue Jun 5 16:33:47 MDT 2001


I am researching a William and Charles LITTLETON who might have been in Wayne Co. in 1830. Am trying to connect them to my gggrandfather, Reuben LITTLETON.
Dorlyne Lyons
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Submitted on Wed Jun 6 15:36:55 MDT 2001


Hello Sonya Mims, you wrote: JOBE, HOWELL, ROBINSON, POWELL Looking for information on Hannah Jane JOBE, child of John P. JOBE and his first wife, Betsey L. ROBINSON. Hannah was born on April 22, 1850 as recorded in family Bible. Nothing known of her marriage, family, death. Also looking for information on the ancestors of my great grandmother, Matilda Catherine HOWELL Jobe. Her parents were William H. HOWELL and Julie SMITH. Her paternal grandparents were Henry HOWELL and Mary Ann POWELL. Her maternal grandfather was Jim SMITH.Families were in Wayne County , TN after 1840. Thanks. Sonya Mims [email protected] Submitted on Sat Apr 11 10:25:37 EDT 1998 ******** Sonya, William H. HOWELL, husband of Julie SMITH, was my gg uncle. I'm interested in any information about him (them) and their descendants. I will be pleased to exchange information. Henry HOWELL and Mary Ann POWELL would be my gg grandparents, if what I have is correct. Tom Evans
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Submitted on Sun Jun 10 23:11:27 MDT 2001


Can anyone tell me exactly how to get to the BALENTINE Cemetery in the Cypress Inn area in Wayne County, TN? My family is in Lauderdale County, Alabama so I'll be coming from there.
Sonya McLauchlin -- 450 Bellview Drive, Deatsville, AL 36022
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Submitted on Tue Jun 12 12:27:37 MDT 2001


Am trying to locate the great or great-great grandson of Mary Caroline CLEMENTS, b. 1847 Wayne Co., TN, who married Charles Henry HAHN in TX. Have lost the original email correspondence from this person and need to trade genealogical info with him. Here's hoping he will email me or someone else might know how to contact him. Thanks.
Lynda Wyatt Green
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Submitted on Thu Jun 21 04:05:07 MDT 2001


Looking for information on Ellen Pratt. Parents unknown. She was orphaned by 1868. Of Pratts in Wayne Co., does anyone know of a child born approx. 1855-1856 by name of A.E. or Allie Ellendor Pratt? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Diane Fitzgerald
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Submitted on Sat Jun 23 06:27:02 MDT 2001


MAGEE,THOMPSON I am looking for any information I can get on Wiley Hutch Magee,born in Wayne,co.Tn.,in 1850 Married Francis Margaret Thompson in Perry,Co.Tn.in 1879.
Beatrice Blacksmith -- 41 n washington st, Carthage, IL 62321
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Submitted on Sun May 27 21:57:14 MDT 2001


Looking for information on these people william born 1805 barbary Henry born in 1810, Wayne County Tn, Believe his father was John Henry born 1750-1760 was in Lawerence County in 1820 Census, any help would be appreciated Thanks
Jean Weems
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Submitted on Thu May 24 13:16:06 MDT 2001


Drewry REEVES(Reaves)(b:abt1820)& wife Hannah PULLEY REEVES. I am looking for their parents. Their children are Timothy REEVES (b:abt 1828,Wayne Co, d:abt1902 in Ark, m:Elizabeth CASEY), James C.REEVES and Cornelious REEVES. Timothy's family and his brother-in-law, John CASEY's family, moved to Arkansas after the Civil War.
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Submitted on Tue May 22 12:13:29 MDT 2001


Any information on the listed connected surnames will be greatly appreciated - I will share what I have. Any info on James HORTON, grandson of Isaac Horton Sr. is needed. I'm reposting because of email address change. Will answer all emails. Thanks!
Ola Horton Cates
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Submitted on Sat May 19 12:32:52 MDT 2001


Looking for information on Jane (Janie) Williams born in 1859 in Wayne Co.Tn., daughter of Fenner J. Williams and Sarah Ann Whitehead. Will share Willimas family information. Than-You.
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Submitted on Mon May 14 11:09:48 MDT 2001


Looking for information on Thomas B. Williams born abt.1858 in Wayne Co. Tenn., son of Fenner j. Williams and Sarah Ann Whitehead. Thomas was listed on the 1860 census of Wayne Co. with the family, but can not find him after that.Will share Williams information. Thank-You.
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Submitted on Mon May 14 11:05:17 MDT 2001


Looking for information on Andrew J. Williams born in 1856 in Wayne Co. Tn. ,son of Fenner J Williams and Sarah Ann Whitehead. Who did Andrew marry and when? How many children did they have? When did he die and where is he bury? Will share Williams family information. Thank-You , Gail
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Submitted on Mon May 14 11:01:02 MDT 2001


Looking for information on Mary Williams born in 1851 in Wayne Co. Tn. Daughter of Fenner J Williams and Sarah Ann Whitehead. Who she married, thier children. And when and where she died. Will share Williams information with you. Thank-You. Gail
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Submitted on Mon May 14 10:51:57 MDT 2001


Looking for information on Elizabeth (Betty)Williams born in 1849 or 50. Daughter of Fenner J Williams and Sarah Ann Whitehead. Need to know who and when she married , also when and where she died.Elizabeth was born in Wayne Co. Tn.. Thank-You for any information you may have. Will share what information I have on the Williams family. Gail
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Submitted on Mon May 14 10:48:07 MDT 2001


Looking for information on James C. Williams born in 1848 in Wayne Co. Tn. son of Fenner J Williams and Sarah Ann Whitehead. James married Elizabeth N. Flippo in on Nov.7, 1867 in Wayne Co.Tn. Would love information on both James and Elizabeth. Thier children, when they died and where they are bury. Will share information on the Williams family. Thank-You, Gail
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Submitted on Mon May 14 10:42:24 MDT 2001


Looking for information on John E. Williams, son of Fenner J. Williams and Sarah Ann Whitehead. John married Dilla(Dilly) Kilpatrick on Jan. 19, 1868 in Wayne, Co. Tenn. John was also born in Wayne Co. in 1847. Trying to find out when he died and where he is bury. Also would love information On Dilla Kilpatrick. Will share what information I have on the Williams family. Thank-You, Gail
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Submitted on Mon May 14 10:35:50 MDT 2001


I am looking for information on Peter Reeves & Sarah "Sally" Redden and their family who would have lived in Wayne County during the first quarter of the 1800's. Lived for over 15 years in Wayne Co., TN where Peter's brother John was a Baptist minister. A sister, Rebecca and her husband ? Jones also moved to this same county. I have special interest in Peter's son John (b. abt 1824) who may have been an illigimate son of an Cherokee Indian maiden. John was accepted by Sally and raised as one of her own. They moved to Searcy Co., AR after 15 years in Wayne Co.
Joe Thurstenson
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Submitted on Sat May 12 08:54:02 MDT 2001


Looking for information on the Benjamin Wheatly Holt cemetery and the Zachariah Horton cemetery. Mostly where they are located. I have heard that the Zachariah Horton cemetery is in the area of the Three Churches. Any information about these cemeteries would be most helpful.
David Martin
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Submitted on Fri May 11 17:21:49 MDT 2001


LOOKING FOR DEATH DATE OF Juliana (or Julia Ann or Juliet) Self about 38 on 1870 census in Wayne county in George Long household with her 4 children Jesse, Tabitha, Francey, and George. Also looking for death date of the George Long or Susannah Long who were heads of the household. All from Blount county Alabama
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Submitted on Wed May 9 21:30:10 MDT 2001


looking for MARTHA FOSTER b.1887 F.George M. ElizabethJ
Julia Myers
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Submitted on Sat May 5 14:56:01 MDT 2001


George Erwin Coole migrated to Lucas County after he served in the Union Army. He was born 1844 in Fulton County, New York and married Sarah Jane Lay at Elmore, Ottawa County, Ohio, on 5 Mar 1871. Their son William Allen Coole was born 1875 in Milby, Wood County, Ohio. The family moved to Alabama 1877, Waynesboro--Wayne County--Tennessee 1904 and Texas 1915. Help appreciated! Dori
Doris DELL -- Doris DELL POB 4184, West Hills, CA 91308
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Submitted on Fri May 4 15:58:44 MDT 2001


Hello, I am looking for info on William Cooper b.1829. His son's name was John Anderson Cooper b.9/28/1863 d. 6/18/1932. I have a copy of John's death certificate that list his mother as Polly Ann Cooper, however some people like to agrue that it was Mary Ann Cooper. Can any one help me? Thank you in advance for any info you can share. Tori
Tori Cooper-Rubidoux
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Submitted on Tue May 1 02:12:47 MDT 2001


I am looking for information on George Washington SPEARS he born in Washington County Tennessee on April 13,1836 if you have any information on him or his family please let me know
Patty (Spears) Bunce -- 1217 Buchanan St., Moberly, MO 65270-1155
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Submitted on Sun Apr 29 23:29:35 MDT 2001


Need Parents, marriage date place or other info for John B DANIEL b9Oct1809 NC d23Jul1860 Tishimingo Co MS wife Nancy HOLMES bAbt 1814 TN.Children born Wayne Co Calvin 28 Jan 1831,Nancy Abt1833, Elisabeth C Abt1835, William Green 25Apr1836, James Madison 6Dec1837, Mary Abt1844, Lucinda Abt1847, Burkley 12Feb1849 Thanks so very much.
James Madison DANIEL -- 274 Manning Road, Marshall, TX 75672-4084
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Submitted on Sun Apr 29 20:35:11 MDT 2001


I am searching for the children of George Vinsant( Vansandt) who d.1844-4 in Wayne Co.,Tenn.My ggrandfather Giles Vinsant's Guardian was D.J.Jones.Was he married to one of George's dau.THeir were other minors heirs.There were 14 or more children.We know the names of 6 children,James,Isaih,Thomas,Margaretie,Martha.m a Griffen or Griffin . and Giles P.R.,B. JAN.1832.Norma Irene Morgan
Norma I.Morgan -- 304 Southlake, Forney, TX 75126
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Submitted on Sun Apr 22 18:37:23 MDT 2001


I am researching the POWELL family of Wayne Co., TN. In particular, I am trying to determine whether my ancestor William POWELL (1803 - aft. 1860) was the son of George POWELL (1760/70 - 1840/50) who lived on Beech Creek in Wayne Co. I'm also interested in knowing whether William and George POWELL were related to the other POWELLs in Wayne Co., e.g., Lewis, Hardin, Bennett. Any insights would be much appreciated! Please note my email address has THREE o's in it!
Rebecca Moon
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Submitted on Sun Apr 22 13:08:15 MDT 2001


I'm trying to locate the gave of Everett Carter and Alice Rae Davis Carter in McGlamary Cemetery in Wayne County, TN. I have tried to find the graves, but apparently there were no markers placed at the graves. How can I locate where they are buried in the cemetery? Are there cemetery records that will help to locate the graves?
Gail Stanford
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Submitted on Mon Apr 16 18:51:43 MDT 2001


Looking for info abt John B DANIEL B9Oct1809PNCD23Jul1860POld Tishimingo Co MS Wife Nancy HOLMES BAbt1814PTN They were in Wayne Co 1831 to 1849 not found on Wayne Co census. They are on Ms census of 1850.Children Born Wayne Co are Calvin B28Jan1831 MNancy BREWER,Nancy BAbt1833,Elisabeth C BAbt1835, William Green B25Apr1836 MRebecca Jane RAGAN B20Jul1841,James Madison B6Dec1837(Known),Mary BAbt1844, Lucinda BAbt 1847, Burkley B12Feb1849. Tennessee & Sarah BMS 1852/1856
James Madison Daniel -- 274 Manning Road , Marshall, TX 75672-4084
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Submitted on Sat Apr 14 14:21:38 MDT 2001


I need HELP finding siblings/parents of William Carroll Webb. Born 1818/20 in Tenn,he married Sarah Jane Brown and had seven children before he died in 1855 in Clifton Tennesee. The children were; Henry Marshall Webb b.12/20/1847 William Riley Webb b.10/06/1845 Susan Webb b.1842 Margaret Webb b.1850 Julia Ann Webb b.1837 James(Jim) William Webb b.09/18/1840 Mary Minerva Webb b.1853 According to the 1850 census, William C. Webb Dist. no 6 Itawamba co. Ms. 1850 William C. Webb 30 Tn Sarah 30 Nc Julie Ann 11 Tn James 9 Tn Susanna 7 Tn William 3 Tn Henry M. 1 Ms By 1860 the remaining family had moved back to Wayne County I believe William C Webb had a sister,Minerva. She married Jesse Rose. William & Minerva’s Father may be James Webb I'm hoping someone can help me get further back I know our Webbs came from Wales,but I haven't been able to bridge the gap. Can you please help or refer me to someone who can? Thank You, Steve Neal E-mail [email protected]
Steven Neal -- 3220 Jay St, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
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Submitted on Fri Apr 13 17:45:22 MDT 2001


Looking for information on Thomas J. Middleton: Wayne Co TN 1860 census: Dist #3/Carrolville Post Office/ Aug 29, 1860/call # 805277 Page 222/Dwelling #1275 Head of household: Thomas J. Middleton/age 57/Male/Farming/property value 250/birthplace SC/born 1803 Wife Matilda/age 47/female/ birthplace TN/born 1813 Children: James E/age 21/male/farm laborer/birthplace Ala./b. 1839 Martha A/age 20/ female/farm laborer/birthplace TN/b 1840 *John T./age 19/male/farm laborer/birthplace TN/b. 1841 Charles W./age 17/male/farm laborer/birthplace TN/ b 1843 Adolphus A/ age 14/male/birthplace Ala/ b 1846 Howell J/age 12/ male/birthplace Ala/ b 1848 William C/age 9/ male/ birthplace Miss/ b 1851 Camillia G or J/age 6/female/birthplace Miss b 1854 Please contact: [email protected] (or) [email protected]
Lynda Webster
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Submitted on Sun Apr 8 18:06:15 MDT 2001


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Submitted on Wed Apr 4 21:36:20 MDT 2001


I am looking for the ancestors of Sarah Alpha Butler, born 1907. Was the 2nd wife of her grandfather, Josephus Butler, Sarah A. Caperton or Sally Ann Carpenter? His 1st wife was Nancy Jane Bennett. Her parents were Pleasant Bennett and Sarah Malinda (Daniel) Who are Sarah Malinda's parents? Aunt Alpha's Mother was Martha Bell Gallaher, whose mother was Susan Alice McGee. Who was Susan Alice's husband and his parents?
Claris B. Cox -- PO Box 194, Orderville, UT 84758
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Submitted on Sun Apr 1 22:23:06 MDT 2001