Williamson County,Tennessee

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March 2001 Queries


My name is: Jenn BOWEN & I'm of the 9th gen of BOWEN, my g-grand parents are: John BOWEN b, 1870 tenn d, 1910 tx. & nellie GREEN b, 1881 d,?. John BOWEN is 6th gen of the BOWEN family. There is a Robert in this line as to who he could be? he may of had benn: john BOWEN's bother or dad. Nellie GREEN is of the 6th gen of: SAUNDERS/SANDERS family some of the lies that run in this family are: GOODSON, DUNCAN, REEVES, GREEN. SAUNDERS/SANDERS family was cherokee. My grand dad: leroy BOWEN was john and nellie's son. b 1910, d? tx. he was married to: mary DEWBERRY in 1927 tx. I have her full line to her family the DEWBERRY's. Her mother was :minnie JONES ineed (minnie's family line) in my family tree im finding my kin to be ralated to more then 1 time. some of the other names i have are: CHAMBERLIN (mary's 1st. marrige) WOOLEY (minnie's 2nd marrige?) GIBBS or GIBSON (nellie's 2nd marrige). Any one wanting to know or help out let me know.
jennifer bowen
Submitted on Fri Mar 30 10:23:16 MST 2001


I am trying to find info on my grandmother's family through her sister, Nina Tennessee MAYES,(father: George Mayes, mother: Livinia Davis) married James Philip CLAUD. Their children were Callie, Nina, Lottie and R.F. Callie's obit stated she was born Oct. 27, 1874 in Williamson Co, near Franklin, and moved to KY as an infant.
Sharon Jones -- P.O.Box 315, Brighton, IL 62012 P.O.Box 315, Brighton, IL 62012
Submitted on Sun Mar 25 18:38:13 MST 2001


I'm searching for Moses Sweet living in Maury Co. Tn. In the 1820 Census. His date of birth would have been about 1780. I can find no record of him in the 1810 census. Any information on the Moses Sweetfamily will be greatly appreciated.Jean
Jean Sluder
Submitted on Sun Mar 25 08:54:59 MST 2001


Seeking information on William Johnston, born 1788 in Robertson County, TN. Believed to have been living in Williamson County, 16th district, from at least 1850 on. In 1864, he helped arrange the funeral of his sister, Rachel Johnston, wife of Robert Johnston, also of the 16th district of Williamson County. (This according to a deposition by another sister, Sarah (Johnston) Reed. Most of his relatives were still living in Robertson Co. at that time.
Jim Brooks -- 918 Glenraven Dr. , Clarksville, TN 37043 918 Glenraven Dr. , Clarksville, TN 37043
Submitted on Sat Mar 24 09:01:26 MST 2001


Looking for parents of Aaron Joseph BEARD born in Williamson county in 1853 or 1854. Married Mary AGENT (Agent is name on son's death certificate) and had four children. Any help appreciated.
Carol Hall
Submitted on Wed Mar 21 18:57:53 MST 2001


I'm trying to confirm the Williamson County marriage of my gr(x3) grandparents William (Billy) ROBERSON and Ann MADDEN (also spelled MADDIN and MADDING). I believe their marriage date was 11 Jan. 1841. I would also be interested in exchanging information with anyone researching these families. Thanks! Dave
David Jones -- 36767 Mert St., Richmond, MI 48062 36767 Mert St., Richmond, MI 48062
Submitted on Mon Mar 19 11:44:44 MST 2001


John COX was on the tax rolls of Willianson Co. from 1813 to 1816. He was a pvt. in the Tenn. Regiment of Rangers under Capt. David Mason durring the War of 1812. John vol. in Franklin 15 July 1812 & was dis. at Feanklin, TN 15 July 1813. Need any info on John and his wife Sarah_____;their issue.
Nan Gorton -- 119 Lake Drive, West Monroe, LA 71291 119 Lake Drive, West Monroe, LA 71291
Submitted on Sat Mar 17 17:51:54 MST 2001


Seeking information on Thomas COX. Thomas was in Franklin,TN in 1808 thru 1814 I know. I have found deeds to him in this time span. I would like to know who his spouse is and issue. Will exchange material.
Nan Gorton -- 119 Lake Drive, West Monroe, LA 71291 119 Lake Drive, West Monroe, LA 71291
Submitted on Sat Mar 17 17:38:40 MST 2001


Lookingfor any information on Phillip and Susan(Cothran)MINCY or decendants or Parents. First record is 1820 Census,Williamson Co.,Tn
James Mincy -- Rt 1 Box 247, Bloomfield, IN 47424 Rt 1 Box 247, Bloomfield, IN 47424
Submitted on Fri Mar 16 20:41:53 MST 2001


WILSON and McCULLOCH in Dyer and Gibson Co in 1840s, earlier elsewhere in TN, origin N. C. Interested in Gregory Wilson abt 1773 in NC, poss in War of 1812 under Col Archer Cheatham, Williamson co area.
Hubert G Henderson
Submitted on Thu Mar 15 10:50:49 MST 2001


looking for info on Barram Lamb 1800-1850? and a B. F. Lamb listed on the 1860 and 1870 census.
Robert Sage
Submitted on Wed Mar 14 19:50:05 MST 2001


Need info on Williamson, TN family of ELIZABETH GIVENS PEWITT. She was born August 16 ,1817 m. John PEWITT. MARY "POLLY" PEWITT their dau. m. MOSES JOHNSON. abt 1849 and lived around Reelfoot Lake,TN before coming to Pulaski CO,MO. They were found living in the home of ROLEY and ELIZABETH GIVENS in the 1850 Census. Was ROLEY a brother of ELIZABETH G. PEWITT? Would appreciate any help. Thanks.
Jo Huff
Submitted on Wed Mar 14 19:48:51 MST 2001


Benjamin M. MEEK b. abt. 1835 in GA on the 1880 census for Williamson Co. TN. both parents b. GA Wife Caroline age 41 b. SC, both parents b. SC children; Charles age 22 b. AL, Emma D. age 18 b. AL, Josie V. age 15 b. AL, William age 12 b. TN (father of Maut MEEK b. 1888 in TN. William married Celia N. ?? William & family moved to McCurtain Co. OK between 1900 & 1910 ) Thomas R. age 10 b. TN, James A. age 8 b. TN, Brittian age 5 b. TN, Walter B. age 3 b. TN, JENNINGS, Archibald age 70 b. SC, census says he is wife's uncle
Cidney Engberg
Submitted on Tue Mar 13 18:02:06 MST 2001


I am searching for William Tate and Elizabeth Stratton. They were married in Maury County, Tn in 1819. I know of two daughters that they had, Jane Elizabeth who married William Gambill (From Williamson County, TN) and Mary Rebecca. I have some information about Elizabeth Stratton (her parents were William Stratton and Mary Haynes from Virginia). I also have some Stratton info. that goes back to England. I would really like to find information on William TATE who was probably born about 1800 or earlier, possibly in Maury County.
Charity Hilton -- 137 E State Road 42, Mooresville, IN 46158 137 E State Road 42, Mooresville, IN 46158
Submitted on Tue Mar 13 06:45:47 MST 2001


James Lewis WILLIAMS b1836 m Effie BUTLER b 1837 in TN. According to Scott County, AR 1880 census, both sets of parents b NC. James and Effie had children Nathan Henry b 1864, TN, John Thomas b 1865 TN, Sarah F. b TN, James R. b 1871, Mag Dorie b 1873 AR, Etha (Ethel) b 1875 AR, Ella H. b 1876, Williamson County, TN. T. Vance Little's book "Williamson 101" states there are at least three Williams cemeteries in Williamson County. Can anyone help me out here? Is Butler also a common name in Williamson County. Does anyone know of Butler who married a Williams? Many thanks to anyone with any suggestions or even suppositions.
Betty Davis
Submitted on Mon Mar 12 17:50:42 MST 2001


Any information will be greatly appreciated on John SAMMONS or his wife Susan JOLLEY, whose daughter Sarah Jane Sammons was born in Williamson County 4 Sept 1875. Thank you!
Dr Alan Cheney
Submitted on Mon Mar 12 00:01:18 MST 2001


Am looking for information on Lanoree HOWARD. I believe she was living in Williamson Co., TN abt 1850. She had three sons; E. Harrison HOWARD b 1832, married Mary Ann BURGESS do of William and Rhoda BURGESS; Uriah HOWARD who married Elizabeth (?); and Stephen HOWARD. Any info would be most appreciated.
Shirley Beauchamp
Submitted on Sun Mar 11 16:41:17 MST 2001


I am trying to find more information on Henry W. GARDNER(b. May 24, 1857; d. Aug 29, 1922) and his wife Emily WILSON(b. Jul 28, 1865; d. Feb 5, 1936. I need more information about his children, especially Carl Wilson GARDNER.
Faye Hatfield
Submitted on Wed Mar 7 10:47:41 MST 2001


My gggrandfather Berry Mayfield is listed in your 1820 census with l Male-3 fe.under l0yrs. l fe adult. I cannot find another trace of this family. His son Albert B Jun. 25,1822 is my g grandfather. They moved from Tenn. to Orange Co. Ind and stayed there. I would appreciate any advice or help that anyone has. I do not know his wife's name. I just know the children. Thank you, Carolyn I am willing to share what I have.
Carolyn Flint
Submitted on Thu Mar 1 15:06:16 MST 2001

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