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John A. DAVIS & Martha INGRAM were married in WILLIAMSON COUNTY on 5Sept 1827.John A. DAVIS b. before 1800 married UnknownSon of John A. DAVIS & Unknown MotherJohn A. DAVIS b. 1804 VA married Martha J. INGRAM b.1804 VAJohn A. DAVIS & Martha J. INGRAM married 1827 in Williamson County,TNTheir children: All born in Putnam County, TN F) Harriett DAVIS, b.1829; M) Willis D. DAVIS, b.1832 married MaryPHY, F) Elizabeth DAVIS, b. 1836 M) James H. DAVIS, b. 1840 marriedSarah E. MCDONALD, F) Polly Mary DAVISb.1841; Thomas LaFayetteDAVIS,b.1848 married Jane OMEY, M) John Coleman DAVIS, b. 1848married Darah Dillard Eller, F) Sally DAVIS, b. 1852.Son of John A. Davis & Marth J. IngramJames H. DAVIS b. 1840 TN married Sarah E. McDONALD b. 1845 TN Their children: Born in Putnam County, TN & Morrilton, Conway County,ARM)William G. DAVIS,b.1867 TN, married Nancy Ellen MCGINLEY: F)Mary D.DAVIS,b. 1869 TN; M) James E. DAVIS, b. 1871 TN married Kathryn"Caddy" CORNING: M) John Allen DAVIS,b.1877 Co
Nina (Davis) Miller -- 2382 East 1200 North, Layton, UT 84040
Submitted on Wed Apr 29 13:32:14 CDT 1998


HAMPTON- Looking for information on William HAMPTON listed in the1830 Williamson Co census. Trying to find out if it is the sameWilliam P HAMPTON that was born Aug 8 1789 in North Carolina.William had two sons born in Tenn. John H. Hampton born 1818 andJames P Hampton born 1827. Will share all information I have on theHampton family. Thanks for your time Jaime JLee196@aol.com
Submitted on Wed Apr 29 01:24:37 CDT 1998


WILLIAMS, SALLY(SARAH)mar. 1813 in Williamson Co. Tn. to NicholasNEAL. The doucment was signed by Julian NEAL/NAIL(spelled both wayson the document). Any info on this couple much appreciated. Thanks.Margie.
mbcroney@bells outh.net
Submitted on Tue Apr 28 18:42:35 CDT 1998


Seeking information on Ingram Blanks Peebles of Williamson Co. Hewas born Northampton Co., N.C. about 1811, came to Williamson Co.before 1820 (I think), was in Texas by about 1847. I am unsure ofhis parents' names. I have his father as Howell Peebles, but atleast one relative I have corresponded with casts doubt on this. Anyhelp is appreciated.
Fred Peebles
Submitted on Mon Apr 27 23:27:18 CDT 1998


Looking for information on the LAMB family beginning with Thomas LAMBbelieved to be in the Versailes area at the head of the Big HarpethRiver according to land tax records. His Son Thomas LAMB married toKatherine, will probabted 1821 lists Jonathan,Robert, William,Thomas, Joseph, David, John, James, Elizabeth, Mary, Alice, andSarah. I am decended from the David LAMB who moved to RutherfordCounty as did several of the siblings or the lines were redrawn? Anyhelp appreciated.
Joe Adcock
Submitted on Mon Apr 27 20:17:47 CDT 1998


Seeking info on William NALL b. abt 1772, Chatham Co., N.C. whomarried Catharine Tucker and lived in Williamson Co. from 1809 to hisdeath in 1842. Children were: John L. NALL b. abt 1797 in N.C. whom. Rachel CAMPBELL 1818 in Williamson Co., Nancy NALL b. abt 1800 whom. Eramus RUPARD, Joseph H. NALL b. abt 1804 who m. Nancy UNDERHILLin 1829 in Dickson Co., Mary (Polly) NALL b. abt 1806 who m. WillisJOHNSTON in 1821 in Williamson Co., Williamson NALL b. abt 1811 whom. Isabell Laughlin 1832 in Dickson Co., and d. aft 1870 in GravesCo., KY., Rebecca NALL, b. abt 1813/1820 and d. aft 1860, AndrewJackson NALL b. abt 1815 who m. Nancy LAUGHLIN in 1840 in WilliamsonCo., Manerva Ann Tennessee NALL b. abt 1817 who m. Thomas MitchellANDERSON, Caroline NALL b. abt 1819 who m. Lynden LAUGHLIN in 1835 inWilliamson Co., James M. NALL b. abt 1815/1820, and Nicholas HardemanNALL b. abt 1821/1825 and d. aft 1870.
Marian McCreary -- 4517 Cambridge Walk, Bridgeton, MO 63044
Submitted on Mon Apr 27 19:53:38 CDT 1998


Looking for James M. BARNHILL m. Delilah STEPHENS. Father of IraBARNHILL.
Pat Chitty
Submitted on Mon Apr 27 15:53:51 CDT 1998


I'm searching for anything to lead me to Rosanna HUGGINS parents. Shemarried Jeremiah Ezell in 1840. My g grandmother Eliza Ezell marriedWm. Alexander Moore in 1866. I would also like any information of Wm.A. Moores parents and grand parents.
Dolores Wyant
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My great, great, great, grandparents were Henry JACKSON and PollyCLAY. I was told they were married in 1812 Williamson CountyTennessee. I would like to have more information on them. My great,great grandfather was their son, Reuben JACKSON, born in 1816,Athens, Clarke, Georgia.Thank you for all the hard work that you do!Sincerely,Mary Starr Chapman
Mary Starr Chapman
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What unit, under which commanders did he serve during the War?
Betty Dickerson
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Searching for info on JOHN STEPHENS (STEVENS), son of THOMAS andMARTHA DAVIS STEPHENS. JOHN married SALLY BUTTS, and his sister, SARAH STEPHENS married THOMAS BUTTS, all of Williamson County, and in1825 moved to Williamson County, Illinois.
JoAnn Hall
Submitted on Sun Apr 19 06:52:59 EDT 1998


Looking for information on Hilliards of Williamson County. Specifically for a Thomas or John which moved to Madison County Alsometime around 1810-1818. Thomas' wife name was Elizabeth. Anyinfo on Hilliards will be appreciated.

Submitted on Sun Apr 19 00:07:40 EDT 1998

Civil War Period: I am looking for the records compiled at CampFoster and Camp L. Thomas. I do not know where Camp Foster waslocated in TN. It is my understanding that Camp L. Thomas was locatedin Williamson County. They were Union Camps. If the records areavailable, I am interested in examining them for genealogialinformation.
Turner C. Battle III
Submitted on Fri Apr 17 10:58:53 EDT 1998
John Wheat, one known son, John Jr married Sarrah Sturdivant, May 27, 1820 and moved shortly after to Tuscaloosa county Al. Six sons, Thomas, William, Henry, Joel, James, Tillman. James was killed in Civil War, the others served in Al infantries. William served with Co G, 38th Reg'l Tennessee. Have more info to share if a match.
Shirley -- shirl709@aol.com
Submitted on Thu Apr 16 23:39:11 EDT 1998

Looking for missing children of Thomas YOUNGER 1761 NC-Oct 1834 Williamson Co., Tenn & Mary NALL 1768 NC-1861 Mo: Robert Younger: no info. Martha YOUNGER m. 19 Nov 1818 Williamson Co, David FLY. David last shown in 1823 on a road crew under his father John. John YOUNGER m. Lavina REESE. Joseph YOUNGER m.28 Sep 1824 Maury Co., Susan MCCURLEY & migrated to Ill. Elizabeth YOUNGER m. 12 Dec 1828 John WILLIAMS. Need any info on where these children migrated,their families, & places of death. Welcome an exchange. I have the descent of the remaining seven children.
Jan L. Richardson -- 4929 Holt Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89115
Submitted on Thu Apr 16 10:51:22 EDT 1998

Looking for information on the William and Mary DIXON family, lived in Sumner 1798-1804, Williamson 1804-1820, Bedford 1820-1850 (moved to Arkansas thereafter). Children Matthew (married Polly HILL), Anne (married Martin PERRY), Keziah (married Benjamin SMITH), Eunice (married John Warner)
Chris Linson -- cjl@acpub.due.edu
Submitted on Mon Apr 13 12:48:32 EDT 1998

Seek information on Thomas, Uriah and William CALL. All are listed in separate households in the 1840 Williamson Co, TN census.
David Chambers -- RDDDC@aol.com
Submitted on Sun Apr 12 18:29:08 EDT 1998

My GG Grandfather, John PHILLIPS married Susanna GAMBILL, daughter of Benjamin GAMBILL, Bedford Co. ABT 1828. John and Susanna both died at an early age about, if not the same time, in Macon Georgia. They left five minor sons James,William, Benjamin, Joseph (my G Grandfather), and John W. They were raised by Rachel Gambill. I am interested in any information available about this family. I have a lot of information to share.
Bill E. PHILLIPS -- bep@cyberstreet.com
Submitted on Sun Apr 12 12:25:54 EDT 1998

HUGHES, Pryor/Prior. A Pryor/Prior HUGHES is found in the 1830 and 1840 census of Williamson Co TN. How is he related to my John HUGHES, b. 22 Dec 1774 VA, marr Jefferson Co TN 13 Dec 1796, d. 9 Feb 1855 Washington co MO. John m/Susannah HAYS, d/o Wm & Nancy HAYS. John and Susannah named a son Prior. He was b. 4 Oct 1797, d. 17 Aug 1798, Jefferson Co. TN. Are the older Pryor and John brothers?
Judy Germann -- 814 Skyline Drive, Junction City, KS 66441
Submitted on Sun Apr 12 00:55:10 EDT 1998

Plummer BAXTER, b. 1802 NC. wife Nancy B. NC . Siblings, John W. b. 1830 md. GALIWAY Permila, Richard B. 1832 md. Sarah, these children b. Warren Co,. TN. Virginia b. 1836, Sarah Ann b. 1838, md. Wm. John Sharp, his lst marriage to Nancy L. Norwood from AL. Martha/Mary b. 1840, Eliza b. 1844, Wm. b 1842, Harry Addison b. 1849, these siblings all born in Williamson Co. TN. Move to Lawrence Co. AR. around 1850. Have lots of info, Plummer and Nancy were my G-G-Granparents. Hoping to hear from lots of relatives.
Marian Wood Hilton -- Rt. 2, Box 556, Fordland, MO 65652-9482
Submitted on Sat Apr 11 20:02:07 EDT 1998

Seeking information on the ELISHA SPENCE (1776-ca. 1835) family of southern Davidson, possibly Williamson County. Elisha Spence was born in North Carolina to WILLIAM SPENCE and JUDHA PERRY SPENCE in 1776. His father died in Pasquotank, NC in 1785. In 1798/1799, Elisha married SUSANNA SPENCER in Greenville County, SC. Their son, SAMUEL SPENCE, was born there in 1800. Additional children include Milly Catherine (m. Lewis Jones), b. 1802 in NC; Levi, b. 1804/5 in NC; Daniel b. 1806 in NC; William and Louisa (twins), b. 1809 in NC; and Susan, b. 1810 in Davidson County, TN. Susanna died in childbirth and Elisha married JANE BELL in Davidson County 10 Sept 1810. Their children include Angeline, Joseph, Jane, and Elisha B. Elisha Spence died in either Davidson or in Williamson County ca. 1835. He last appears on the 1830 Census for Davidson County. His widow, Jane, relocated to Marshall County, where she appears on the Census for 1840.
Barbara Inman Beall -- P.O. Box 173, Broomfield, CO 80038-0173
Submitted on Fri Apr 10 16:17:38 EDT 1998

Searching for William A. SCRUGGS b. 1824 TN , married Latha (Lettie) E. WHITE b. 1823 m. in Williamson Co., TN on 7/31/1850. His son, Daniel W. SCRUGGS b. 1853 TN, married Melissa Tanner 5/4/1874 in Williamson Co., TN.. Traced these families to Hickman Co., KY on 1880 census., cannot locate them after that. Daniels last son was born in TN---John Walter b.1888 and possibly a Jim....I feel they left KY and went back to TN, and died and were buried there....Does anyone have any info on these families??? email Selbrook@aol.com
J. Scruggs -- Selbrook@aol.com
Submitted on Wed Apr 8 21:25:45 EDT 1998

Looking for parents of Geo Fly b 10/21/1844 and Edline Stevens b 7/5/1850. They were married in Williamson Co. on 2/15/1872 and had a daughter Addie O. Fly. Need names of other children also.TIA
Lorne Hamilton -- thurstonh@ameritech.net
Submitted on Mon Apr 6 15:11:51 EDT 1998

BOATRIGHT, James 1850 census Bradley Co., wife Harrietta, childrenMary, Jackson and Taylor. Need to find their parents, their marriageor death records. I have current info on Jackson's line. Also needany info on the "James Boatright, the Settler" papers refered to inthe Flourney River Papers, Pg. 90-91.
Larry L. Boatright -- P.O. Box 14644, Ft. Worth, TX 76117
Submitted on Sun Apr 5 23:24:43 EDT 1998
William Boyd Listed on the Williamson County census in1850-1870 married to Christina----.HELP
Jim Boyd -- jlboyd@frostproof.net
Submitted on Sun Apr 5 15:18:48 EDT 1998


Isaac B. POINTER was b.1835 in Mississippi (county Unknown). He married Sallie Downs POINTER b. 1843 in Mississippi (county unknown). Isaac may have been the son of Samuel POINTER of Williamson County TN. Isaac and Sally were mulattos. They later moved to Ascension/Assumption Parishes in 1864 and then to Austin County, Texas prior to 1866. Any information related to Samuel POINTER of Williamston County, TN. will be greatly appreciated.
Dr. Jessye Davis Spencer
Submitted on Sat Apr 4 19:39:03 EST 1998


I am looking for information on George Henry VAUGHN born abt.1904 and wife Fannie Bashie Elizabeth BUTTS born 1905. They were the parents of Ann VAUGHN born 1927. Any information I will appreciate.
Barbara Kesterson
Submitted on Sat Apr 4 18:07:43 EST 1998


Looking for infomation on following: Robert RAGSDALE b.c1784 in NC, married Sally ANDREWS in Williamson Co.TN 1806. Their Daughter Martha R.RAGSDALE married Elijah R. HURT (b c1808 VA) in Williamson Co. 1827. Are they in Hardin Co. TN 1830 census? They are in St Frances Co. Ark.1850 and in TX by 1860. Is Elijah HURT the son of Moses HURT in census of Maury Co.TN 1820, and Tippah Co. Miss. 1840? Need parents/siblings Robert RAGSDALE, Elijah HURT,and Sally ANDREWS. Happy to share. All help appreciated.
Bobbie Haydon -- P.O.Box 352, Johnson City, TX 78636
Submitted on Sat Apr 4 13:47:01 EST 1998


My PHILLIPS ancesters migrated from Ireland to Williamson Co.about 1800. There were five brothers, who may have been named John, William, Joseph, Samual, and perhaps Robert. I believe my direct ansester was named John, whose son John PHILLIPS was born in Williamson Co. married Susanna GAMBILL, moved to Bibb Co. GA, had five sons and both John and Susanna died at an early age in about 1845. The sons, John,William, Benjamin, James, and Joseph, all minors, returned to Williamson and/or Bedford Co. and were raised by the GAMBILLS. Joseph was my Lineage. I am serching for any information available on this PHILLIPS family. I will share information.
Bill Phillips
Submitted on Sat Apr 4 10:24:27 EST 1998


Looking for info on Mary SHOCKLEY who married --- GILLESPIE in Virginia then married a William S. MARSHALL Aug 26,1841 in Williamson County.
B.J. Gillespie -- 4423 Waterwood Pass, Elmendorf, TX 78112-6202
Submitted on Wed Apr 1 22:36:06 EST 1998

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