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Williamson County, Tennessee

February 1998 Queries

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Andrew CAMPBELL b. 01Nov1773 Donegal Co. Ireland, m. before 1807 in eastern TN to Mary COLDWELL daughter of Thomas COLDWELL and Delphia BALLARD. Andrew CAMPBELL was a merchant in Franklin, Williamson Co. TN & died there 25 Sep 1818. Need their marriage date, and birth & death dates for Mary COLDWELL.
Claucette ITTNER -- Route 1, Box 80 A, Noel, MO 64854
Submitted on Thu Feb 26 16:45:15 EST 1998


William P. CAMPBELL b.1806/07 TN, m. 22 Oct 1829 in Williamson Co. to Susan A. NICHOLSON b. 1811/12 in TN. His parents were Andrew CAMPBELL and Mary COLDWELL. Need parents of Susan NICHOLSON.
Claudette ITTNER -- Route 1, Box 80 A, Noel, MO 64854
Submitted on Thu Feb 26 15:38:19 EST 1998


I'm looking for information on a NATHANIEL GUTHRIE who was present in Williamson county in the 1818-1820 time period. He had a son WILLIAM CARROLL GUTHRIE born about 1818 in TN. Also a son JOHN B. GUTHRIE born 1801 in VA.
Larry Guthrie -- lguthrie@brightok.net
Submitted on Thu Feb 26 00:10:49 EST 1998


Isaac TWOMEY married Fanny ANDERSON in NC and moved to Rutherford Co TN by 1820 census. They had a son MORRIS DAVID TWOMEY born 1818. They moved to Williamson Co TN by 1830 and during the Civil War moved to Hickman Co TN. In 1841 in Williamson Co, MORRIS DAVID TWOMEY married HARRIET TERRELL, dau of JESSE TERRELL from VA. Morris and Harriet had a large family and I have lots of information about them. What I need to do is find definite proof that Morris is son of Isaac and Fanny. Morris died in the Civil War and Isaac and Fanny much later. Thanks to anyone who can furnish definite proof of father/mother-son relationship. I have a lot of information to share with anyone interested.
Mary T. Leggett -- 8657 Gateshead Road, Alexandria , VA 22309-4042
Submitted on Wed Feb 25 15:58:57 EST 1998


I am searching for John W TUCKER'S parents. John was born in Barren (Baren) Williamson County 6 Aug 1823. The town does not exist anymore, but I found a post office that opened up in Barren in 1839 and closed in 1870. So at least I have pinpointed the existence of Barren somewhere. The only information I have on his parents is that his mothers name was Jane and we think his fathers name was Louallen or any spelling variation thereof. I do however have the siblings of John, which follows. Joseph Pascal b in TN, d 23 Mar 1892 Madison Creek ARK, married to Mary E YEARWOOD 21 Mar 1850. Allen Harvie b 7 June 1829 in TN, d 11 Oct 1909 Madison Creek ARK, married Elvirie ROARK. Thomas TUCKER...no information. Robert TUCKER d Twin Falls Idaho. Cathern TUCKER b TN, married to someone by the surname of GRUBS. And a half brother, Henery HASTINGS b 1 July 1857. We think both parents died while the boys were in their teens, because the story is that they decided to go their seperate ways, ARK, MO, ID, etc.
Cheryl -- dragonheart1@msn.com
Submitted on Tue Feb 24 10:44:39 EST 1998


I am interested in Richard O. BROWN born in TN 29 Jan 1805. He married a Nancy W. BAUMGARTNER in TN. They had a daughter, Susan BROWN who was born in 1829. I have noticed a Richard BROWN shown in the 1830 Census and was hoping that this could be my Richard. I would appreicate any info on these people. They moved to TX by way of MS by 1849, cause Susan was married there.
John Lowery -- JLowery000@aol.com
Submitted on Tue Feb 24 13:33:49 EST 1998


My g.g. Grandmother was Manerva ALEXANDER. I believe she came from Williamson County. She married W.R. SISK. One of the children born to them was Rebecca SISK, born appx.1857. The family moved to Arkansas sometime after her birth. Any info on these families would be appreciated.
Carol -- jmurph30@cybertrails.com
Submitted on Sat Feb 21 15:12:14 EST 1998


I seek e-mail contact with any one descended from or interested in the life of Collin MCDANIEL, b. Oct 31, 1767 in Halifax County, VA, d. May 1855 in Williamson Co., Tenn. Virginia Bowman of Franklin is a descendant of Collin...if you are related to her and have e-mail, I'd like to hear from you. Collin was my 5th great uncle, and I know of few figures who spoke so openly and revealed more for today's genealogist. Without Collin, much of the Tennessee McDaniel genealogy would be forever lost. Collin operated a tavern and postal center on the Franklin Pike beginning in 1805. He had 11children...many living in Mississippi, a few living in and around Franklin. Please let me hear from you!
Keith W. Fletcher -- Fatscher@aol.com
Submitted on Sat Feb 21 00:17:19 EST 1998


I am looking for information on John William YATES, son or James Tarpley YATES and Elizabeth Dianna (DODSON) YATES. John William was born in 1802 in Virginia and had 2 brothers. He married Betsy RIGGINS on 9/19/1823 in Williamson county, then on 3/21/1836 he married Nancy E. RUSSELL also in Williamson Co. They had 11 children, the baby, Monroe Jefferson YATES who was born 2/19/1861 was my great grandfather. Between 1850 and 1860 the family moved to Graves County, Kentucky. I know one other sons name was George Washington YATES, he was born 11/4/1856. John and at least two of his 15 children left Williamson Co between 1850-1860. Any help would be appreciated. Write Me!
Millie J. Brown -- 626 Shafter Rd., Greenfield, TN 38230
Submitted on Wed Feb 18 22:57:28 EST 1998


I am interested in any information on Hiram ALEXANDER, who was born in SC c.1809. He married Amanda ?, a Tennessee native. He is listed in Williamson County at the time of the 1840 census. He remained in Tennessee at least until 1859. He later settled in Arkansas. Any information, including 1840, 1850 census entries, marriage records, tax records, etc. would be useful.
Nancy Griffith -- ngriffit@admin.presby.edu
Submitted on Wed Feb 18 13:32:03 EST 1998


Looking for information on one Albert REED [b.unknown- d.Jan 1939] m. Emma MARSH [no dates known - ( only info known is father's name --Noey MARSH )

Albert and Emma had 2 (known) sons: 1.) Henry REED ( who later moved to Nasville and married ) 2.) Bill REED ( only info known is wifes name - Ola )

If any of these names look or sound familiar please contact me at jalagi@ica.net
Any and all info is greatly appreciated!!
N. Sanford (Grandaughter of Henry Reed) -- jalagi@ica.net
Submitted on Wed Feb 18 12:31:00 EST 1998


Trying to find Father of Alexander Calvin SEXTON of Williamson County. Birthdate 1821. Married Lucy STOCKETT 9 October 1843. Possibly Jessie SEXTON is the Father.
Mike Sexton -- 24 Woodland Ave., Greensburg, PA 15601-1714
Submitted on Tue Feb 17 23:52:33 EST 1998


Horatio MCNISH and wife Susan DEAN came from Virginia and settled in Brentwood TN around 1818 and raised a large family including my gr-gr grandfather William Dean MCNISH who was postmaster in Nashville at the beginning of the Civil War. Horatio was a judge or "JP" in the early years of Brentwood. Looking for others who are researching this family, willing to share info.
Christine McNish -- mcnishcm@udmercy.edu
Submitted on Tue Feb 17 14:42:58 EST 1998


Looking for the name of the wife of Richard WILLIAMSON. Richard was born in Va. 12 Dec 1774. Know of two sons Henry Critchlow (married Elizabeth L. JAMES) Thomas married three times. And a daughter (?) married an DOTSON, she had a son Lazarus Dotson. Richard had a brother name John Williamson living in Hawkins Co., Tn. leaving a deed of gift to Richard in 10 Nov 1818. Any infro on these families would be deeply appriecated. How was the CRITCHLOW's and WILLIAMSON's connected? THANK YOU. BERNICE W. DRIVER 67 HIDDEN VALLEY CIRCLE MCMINNVILLE, TN. 37110
BERNICE W. DRIVER -- Bernice W. Driver, McMinnville, TN 37110
Submitted on Tue Feb 17 16:51:01 EST 1998


Looking for ancestors of Richard WHITT who came to Missouri in 1830's. In 1820 Tenn. census, the following WHITT names are listed: Daniel WHITT, age 20-30; Daniel WHITT, age 70-80; and Ruben WHITT, age 20-30. The name Ruben repeats in Richard WHITT's family. His second son and the second son's son were named Rubin.
Evelyn V. -- emv373t@nic.smsu.edu
Submitted on Mon Feb 16 11:26:42 EST 1998


PRIEST family of Williamson County, Tennessee.
Pat Priest Hacker -- Pat Hacker, Paragould, AR 72450
Submitted on Mon Feb 16 01:37:21 EST 1998


My great grandmother Mary Chilotte ROBINSON was born October 1, 1855 in either Williamson or Maury Counties. Her mother was Melissa ROBINSON and her father was named DENTON. Her grandmother was Mary WHITNEY who was born about 1798 in North Carolins. Mary was still alive in the 1850 and 1860 census of Williamson Co. In 1870 Mary Chilotte was in the Orphans Home in Clarksville. Any information would be appreciated.
Eldon J. Edgin -- 14908 Woodbriar Drive, Dallas, TX 75248-4551
Submitted on Sun Feb 15 18:17:57 EST 1998


James TOWNLIN, b. ca 1800, VA and wife Sarah _____? lived in Williamson Co., TN at least from 1840 through 1845. Their children (spouses surnames): George (KEENY), Margaret (1. CUTBERTH, 2. OVERSTREET), Elizabeth F. (1. BUCKINGHAM, 2. MARTIN), Mary Ann (SLUDER), Emily (CAMPBELL), W.L., and Drury P.. By 1850 family was in Greene Co., MO. Have MARTIN data to share.
Kay Martin -- Rt. 4, Box 440-1, Oak Grove, MO 64075
Submitted on Wed Feb 11 23:13:55 EST 1998


I have located a Capt. B. ATKINSON, Co. G, Rgt 3 & 5 Calvary from MO, who is buried in McGavock Confederate Cem. Franklin, TN. This may be the Benjamin ATKINSON from Barry Co., MO who was reported killed in the Civil War. Where could I find more information on this Capt B. ATKINSON? This information is in Tradgey of Franklin, TN, 30 Nov 1864, by Young. Library code 929.3, T256, W12 on p 17.
Charles H. Williams, Ph.D. -- 200 Shadow Mtn # 75, El Paso, TX 79912
Submitted on Fri Feb 13 22:11:36 EST 1998


Searching for info on surnames BLOODWORTH and GRIFFIN located in Williamson Co TN in 1811. Edwin BLOODWORTH m Delila GRIFFIN on 8 Apr 1811 in Williamson Co TN. Do you have information on these families? Please contact me via email. Thanks.
Waymon Griffin -- findmykin@aol.com
Submitted on Sun Feb 8 11:37:14 EST 1998


Need information on Catherine MCCLARRIN, who married Josiah GATES in 1764 (in Tenn. or N.C) Catherine's family were from Williamson County. There are early records of the MCCLARRINS' in Rowan County (later Guilford), North Carolina. Thank You. James Gates --jgates6643@aol.com
James Gates -- 1604 56th Ave Dr E, Bradenton, FL 34203
Submitted on Sun Feb 8 10:39:59 EST 1998


My interest in Williamson County is the SAMMONS family line as follows: NEWIT SAMMONS. Born 1749, probably in Virginia. Married Claramond LAWRENCE in Greenesville Co., VA 13 Feb 1787. Revolutionary veteran. Moved to Williamson Co. between 1804 and 1810. Owned land on Nelson's Creek. Died 1838-1839. Children: 1. RICHARD SAMMONS; 2. JOHN SAMMONS (later in Illinois); 3. POLLEY SAMMONS, m. Abner HAYS.; 4. MARGARET SAMMONS, m. Phillip HODGE/S on 29 April 1819 in Rutherford Co.; 5. EDMUND SAMMONS, b. circa 1801 in VA, m. Ann Mariah HAYS, Oct 1826/7, in Williamson Co., d. 1857 in Schuyler Co. MO. Later in Illinois and in Schuyler Co., MO; 6. WATSON SAMMONS, b. circa 1801 in VA, m. Lacy DUNN, 21 October 1830, in Rutherford Co, TN; 7. GEORGE b>SAMMONS, b. 5 Jul 1803, m. Sarah BELL, 23 October 1828, in Morgan Co., Illinois, d. 27 October 1873 in Schuyler Co., MO; 8. ABNER SAMMONS, b. circa 1804 in VA.
William G. Stewart -- white_bird@msn.com
Submitted on Sun Feb 8 09:46:55 EST 1998


Seeking SHELTON family information. Williamson Co TN census index for 1830 lists four SHELTON families:
1. Bennett SHELTON age 60/70; Female age 50/60. (Bennett SHELTON and Maryan AUSLING were married July 1796 in Pittsylvania Co VA and later moved to Williamson Co TN) 2. Jess age 20/30 (Jesse was the name of Maryan's father)
3. Washington age 20/30
4. Thomas age 20/30
We believe Jess, Washington and Thomas were the children of Bennett and Maryan. We have found census record (1850) for Washington SHELTON in Perry Co TN. Can anyone help us with any information on this family. Your help would be greatly appreciated.
Marguerite Williams -- 2950 S Perkins Road, Memphis, TN 38118
Submitted on Thu Feb 5 17:52:45 EST 1998


Benjamin CHAPMAN (1765-1845) and wife Catherine AKERS came to Williamson Co c. 1818. Three of their children married children of John BOND and Elizabeth BRYAN. I am descended from William CHAPMAN, b. 1804, and Mary Smith BOND. Their son Benjamin Washington CHAPMAN m. Sarah Fairfax IRVIN, dau of John IRVIN (who was a brother of Matthew IRVIN who with wife Catherine STEELE settled in the same area)...Catherine STEELE'S mother was Sarah AKERS, sister of Catherine AKERS. All these families came from Campbell Co VA, 1790's-1820. Seeking others researching the same families. Also interrelated, HELM and IRVINE.
Catherine Fryer Cline -- Cackycline@aol.com
2029 Forbes Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204-3801
Submitted on 3 Feb 23:04:02 1998 EST


Looking for information on the following, Hezekiah GATES, Benjamin GATES, Phillip GATES, Joshua GATES. All lived in Williamson Co TN. Appreciate any help with these people.
Addie P. Howell -- 319 N. Houston Lake Blvd, Centerville, GA 31028-1117
Submitted on Sun Feb 1 11:41:43 EST 1998


Looking for OLDHAM family in Williamson Co 1800 or later. Henry E. OLDHAM b. SC 1800 m. Isabella _______ in TN before 1836. Son, William Tolbert, b. TN 1836. Family listed in Panola Co MS census of 1850.
Mary Oldham -- GeniOlogy@aol.com
Submitted on Sun Feb 1 12:40:12 EST 1998

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