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I am researching the family of Herbert Peebles who settled in
Williamson County in early 1800's. I will be glad exchange
information on this family.
Submitted on Wed Mar 31 06:31:14 EST 1999
Several families with the surname DOTSON lived in about the Big
Harpeth River in Williamson County, Tennessee. The Dotsons were
slave owners. My gggrandfather was a slave of Reuben Dotson. I am
searching for will, deeds, and/or property records to identify the
parents of my gggrandfather as well as other related information. My
gggrandfather was born about 1820 where is unknown. He was a servant
of Reuben Dotson in Attala County, Mississippi in the 1840s. Any
information is appreciated.
Submitted on Tue Mar 30 13:16:44 EST 1999
Need help verifying information on Joseph GERMAN/JARMAN line. Have
been told that Joseph GERMAN (b. 1739 Queen Anne Co., MD) m.
Elizabeth HUMPHRIES and both died and are presumably buried in
Williamson Cty. (died in 1765 and 1827, respectively). Children
include Serena, Nancy, Daniel, Zacheus and Stephen (who is in my line
and settled in Lauderdale County, AL). Many of these children were
either born, married or died in Williamson Cty.
Submitted on Mon Mar 29 21:09:16 EST 1999
Looking for any information on John Beatty b. 4/9/1812 d. 12/10/1857
who married Elizabeth
>Pinkston in Willaimson Co, on Feb. 5, 1838. They had the following
>children: David Charles Beatty, E. Beatty and Ephraim Turner Beatty.
>I am needing some information on John Beatty. I am try to find his
father. Any help would be greatly apprecitated.
Brad A. Beatty
Submitted on Mon Mar 29 18:19:14 EST 1999
I am searching for descendants of John or George MAREIGN (MARINE) who
are listed in the 1820 and 1830 censuses of Wmson Co. I am trying to
find a link to my ancestor JAMES MARINE who was born in 1800 and
married in Jefferson Co. in 1832.I will be happy to share info.
-- 4646 W. Jefferson, Ft. Wayne, IN 46804
Submitted on Mon Mar 29 14:52:37 EST 1999
Searching for info on James Wilkinson WHITE b. 1827 TN married
Margaret Adeline GUNN b 1839 TN in Williamson County TN. Margaret
GUNN had a sister Olivia GUNN. They were married 8 Dec 1854. They
moved to Bell County TX in 1850's. Had Children John H WHITE, Cary
WHITE, Mary A.WHITE, Henry M WHITE, Jefferson D WHITE, Melville
WHITE, Robert L WHITE, Miles WHITE, James W WHITE, Willis King WHITE
Lew Jenkins -- 819 Slater Avenue, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Submitted on Sat Mar 27 01:29:09 EST 1999
Looking for the family of Charles Lynch NEELY, father was John H.
NEELY and mother was Susannah EVANS. He married Sarah Elizabeth
WELLS Dec 20 1819 Williamson Co. Tenn. I am very interestd in his
son Charles Marion and any marriage and subsequent movements. I
believe he married around 1843 in Tennessee, had a son Isaac Newton,
born 1845 in Tennessee and a second son Arthur Vincent(Vinson) born
in 1847 Tennessee. Charles Marion, the parents of the two sons,
possibly marries a second wife in Ellis Co., Texas, Jane (Linny)Ann
NEWTON in 1852. Also looking for information on a second son of
Charles and Elizabeth, Mumford. Believe he moved from Williamson
Co.,Tennessee to Smith Co., Texas and then into Beckham Co., Oklahoma
by 1910. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
Submitted on Fri Mar 26 20:12:53 EST 1999
Need any information available on these two surnames in Williamson
Co. during 1850-1860. William Penn PUETT married Sarah Esther
BOON(E) approximately 1860, had 3 children (at least): William Lane,
Charles Franklin and Dora Victoria. Possibly they left Tennessee
before 1865, moving to Indiana/Illinois and Kansas.
Submitted on Tue Mar 23 01:40:43 EST 1999
Need information on John Crawford born Mar 16 1784 died 1812. married
Elizabeth Rutherford Feb 26 1808 in Williamson co. was a surveyor and
land owner in county. He had twin sons JAMES and Henry another son
Washington Pinckney. served in Tenn. Militia. as Capt.
Submitted on Mon Mar 22 23:47:52 EST 1999
Williamson County marriage records list James BEATTY marrying Francis
PRIEST on October 16, 1813. Where were they before and after this
date? I next document them in Lewis County in 1850. Did either have
-- 481 Ashley Drive, Harrodsburg, KY 40330
Submitted on Sun Mar 21 16:53:06 EST 1999
DRINKARD: Mourning Drinkard m. John Elliott in Williamson 25 January
1816. Looking for information on descendants. Thank you.
Submitted on Sun Mar 21 13:38:40 EST 1999
I am searching for the parents of Asa Nicholas VAUGHAN born 4Mar1808
in Notaway Co Va,moved to Williamson Co ca 1810-1820. He married
Araminta CRAIG 10 JAN 1832 in Williamson Co. The marriage bond was
made by Asa and William VAUGHAN. I am trying to verify if William was
Asa's father. Asa married the second time to Eliza B Roy MOODY. Asa
died 15 JAN 1967 and is buried in MT HOPE cemetery in Franklin,Tn.Any
help will be appreciated.
Submitted on Sat Mar 20 16:27:30 EST 1999
Seeking Mr. ? CHRISTLEY. His wife, Nancy b 1786 NC, shown as early as
1820 Williamson Co. TN census as a widow with children. She remained
there until her death after 1860. Maiden name unknown. Mr. ?
CHRISTLEY’S first name unknown. He died c1820 presumably in
Williamson Co. TN. Children were: William bc. 1816 NC or TN (no
marriage record found...he is living with his brother Frederick and
sister Elizabeth in the 1870 Maury Co. TN census.); Elizabeth bc.
1818 TN (m. Johnson McSHAN in 1859 Williamson Co. TN); John bc. 1819
TN (married Frances BARNES in 1850 Williamson Co TN); Frederick bc.
1820 TN (m. Nancy WARREN in 1854 in Maury Co. TN); Mildred Ann
(Milly) bc. 1811 NC (married Andrew HAMPTON in 1834 Williamson Co.);
Nancy bc. 1806 in NC (married Thomas ROLAND in 1828 in Williamson Co.
TN); Margaret b. cir 1810-11 (married Sterling CAUDLE in 1830 in
Williamson Co. TN). Have lots to share, email please if you know this
Submitted on Fri Mar 19 00:48:59 EST 1999
I am researching William and Sarah Nolen and John and Anne Nolan that
were in Williamson county by 1800. I would love to find a copy of
the book NOLENSVILLE 1797-1987, REFLECTIONS OF A TENNESSEE TOWN to
purchase. I know it is out of print, but I keep hoping to find a
copy in a second hand book shop. No luck yet. I will appreciate any
help you can give. Thanks.
Submitted on Thu Mar 18 19:55:11 EST 1999
I am searching for Louis B. HARBER born 1849 in Williamson co,TN. I
am looking for any sidlings. He was in this county in 1850 with
parents B. (?) B. Harbour and L. Harbour. Can anyone help me?
Submitted on Thu Mar 18 15:12:11 EST 1999
Looking for info on Hugh DUFF <1799> married to Caroline McCABE
KY. Children are Thomas M <1830>, William H (1831-1891), Sena
Clauston (1838-1838), Charles M <1841>, Martha L <1844>.
William married Sarah Catherine SMITH (1844-1918) in Williamson or
Davidson, TN. I know the family lived in Franklin, Williamson Co,Tn
for almost 40 yrs.
Hoping to hear from someone who might have info on these people.
Submitted on Wed Mar 17 19:23:32 EST 1999
Ann TATUM married Robert BRIM in Williamson County, TN, 1846. Who
were her parents?
Submitted on Wed Mar 17 16:13:23 EST 1999
Searching for any info on the surname PARADISE. My GGGGG-Grandfather
was known to have gone down this road. It it also believed a
PARADISE was born in Williamson Co. about 1822. I am also looking
for any record of William DOUGLAS b: 25 Aug 1799. I can not locate
him untill 1840. He married a Margaret Jane (Unknown).
Debora W. Paradise-Whitt
Submitted on Wed Mar 17 03:54:35 EST 1999
Looking for ancestors who, at one time, was born, married and lived
in Williamson Co. Tennessee. Some moved to Missouri,Greene Co.
Surnames GAULT and PARSLEY. If we share the same names please
contact me privately. Thank you!
-- 1406 N.W. Sante Fe Lane #308, Silverdale, WA 98383
Submitted on Mon Mar 15 14:31:15 EST 1999
Moses M. PARSLEY married Sarah GAULT in Williamson Co, Tenn. in 1841.
Sarah GAULT was born somewhere in Tenn. June 21, 1821. Sarah's
Father James GAULT and Eleanor McCain. Any further information of
any kind would be helpful and appreciated. Thank you! Allison
-- 1406 N.W. Sante Fe Lane #308, Silverdale, WA 98383
Submitted on Fri Mar 12 18:47:29 EST 1999
Looking for info on Zenas C. Morrison, son of John Morrison of
Mecklenburg Co, N c & Bedford Co, Tn. Zenas m. Elizabeth Maxwell in
Williamson Co, Tn in 1840's. All replies will be answered. Thanks,
Joe Lee in Evant, Texas
-- HCR 62 BOX 14, EVANT, TX 76525
Submitted on Fri Mar 12 17:28:19 EST 1999
Would like to exchange info with anyone researching the John D HILL
family of Williamson Co. John died ca 1818 per estate records. He had
daughters Rachel who mar. Johnson JORDON 1808 ,Susanna who m Josiah
WOOD,Elizabeth who mar Richard ALMOND, sons John William Madison mar
Emily HAMILTON,Richard Joel mar Meda JORDON, Thomas Jefferson, mar
Frances WOOD, James Franklin mar Elizabeth LAYNE, Albert Gallatin mar
Martha J Gooch.All of the marriages except Alberts were in Williamson
Co.John D was one of the founders of Wilson Creek Primitive Church.
Submitted on Thu Mar 11 22:20:37 EST 1999
Looking for information on Reuben HAMILTON [b: 1784, Va] and
Elizabeth HALLIDAY SWANCY HAMILTON (b: abt. 1791, Ga]. Family living
in Williamson Co., in 1830,1850. In Davidson Co. in 1840 and in
Marshall Co. in 1860. Issue: Eliza H. HAMILTON BOYD, William H.
HAMILTON, Reuben S. HAMILTON [1816-1872 died in Crawford Co.,
Arkansas] Reuben married Francis M. ADAY. Also living in 1850
Williamson Co., household are other HAMILTON'S; Sarah (18), Rebecca
(6) and Susan (11); HILL children; Fidelia (3) and Emily (6). There
is also Philip ROWLETT (52) and Joseph Womack (19). This was a "full"
house....any information would be appreciated.
Linda Hamilton Hart
Submitted on Thu Mar 11 15:58:02 EST 1999
William D Willey was born @1799 in Williamson County Tennessee, lived
as a young man and soldier in Hickman County and probably married
Nancy Jane STEWART there, then moved to Fayetteville, Arkansas.
William was reportedly the adopted son of John WILLEY. Any info
concerning any of this family is appreciated.
Submitted on Tue Mar 9 22:10:51 EST 1999
Looking for family information for James Isaac MARSHALL, born Oct.
19, 1869 in Williamson County; died Nashville Feb 26, 1933. Married
to Bernice FIELDS Nov. 24, 1897. Parents were William MARSHALL and
Sarah Elizabeth "Bettie" VAUGHN. James Isaac MARSHALL became a
policeman in Nashville in 1908 and had two sons, Ewing C. and James
Gilbert, my father. All I have is James Isaac's obituary, which is
the source of the above information. Thank you.
-- 111 Englewood Road, Aiken, SC 29803
Submitted on Tue Mar 9 17:24:49 EST 1999
On 7/19/1798 William MCCANLESS married Hannah BALDRIDGE in Orange Co.
NC. William had 2 children from his first marriage, James MCCANLESS
who married Nancy PUMROY 8/19/1823 in Williamson Co. TN and Catherine
MCCANLESS who married Willis PUMROY 7/24/1823 in Williamson Co. TN.
William and Hannah had 8 children and they moved from Orange Co. NC
to Williamson Co. TN in about 1807. The only child of this marriage
that I can attach a name to is the youngest daughter Mary who was
born about 1815 in Williamson Co. All of the children were counted
in the 1820 census, but most were gone by 1830. Does anyone have any
information on who these children were and where they went?? Thanks
Submitted on Tue Mar 9 12:55:56 EST 1999
I am trying to find information on my greatgrandfather's (George
Washington TAYLOR) 1st wife, Milberry SEALS and his second wife, Mary
SEALS. I believe they were sisters. Since my ggf was originally
from Williamson Co, TN, it is logical that these women may have been
from there too. If you have any information, please let me know.
Submitted on Tue Mar 9 11:57:07 EST 1999
Searching for ancestors, information about Eli BARFIELD and Tabetha
WEBBER, married in Williamson County, Tennessee 23 May 1814. Have
some information of other BARFIELD marriages between 1815 and 1825 in
Williamson County and Rutherford County, Tennessee.
-- P.O. Box 122, Bloomfield, MO 63825-0122
Submitted on Sun Mar 7 20:48:00 EST 1999
Looking for any in info on BURGE FAMILIES. Elizabeth Dunn BURGE m.
Jacob MORTON, Williamson Co., 1811.
Nancy Jane Dowell
Submitted on Sun Mar 7 15:29:27 EST 1999
Seeking Mr. ? CHRISTLEY. His wife, Nancy b 1786 NC, shown as early
as 1820 Williamson Co. TN census as a widow with children. She
remained there until her death after 1860. Maiden name unknown. Mr.
? CHRISTLEY’S first name unknown. He died c1820 presumably in
Williamson Co. TN. Children were: William bc. 1816 NC or TN (no marriage
record found...he is living with his brother Frederick and sister Elizabeth
in the 1870 Maury Co. TN census.); Elizabeth bc. 1818 TN (m. Johnson McSHAN
in 1859 Williamson Co. TN); John bc. 1819 TN (married Frances BARNES in 1850
Williamson Co TN); Frederick bc. 1820 TN (m. Nancy about 1858 in TN);
Mildred Ann (Milly) bc. 1811 NC, married Andrew HAMPTON;
Nancy bc. 1806 in NC married Thomas ROLAND in 1828 in Williamson Co. TN;
Margaret b. cir 1810-11 who married Sterling CAUDLE in 1830 in
Williamson Co. TN.
Have lots to share, email please if you know this family.
Submitted on Sun Mar 7 03:04:04 EST 1999
I'm interested in any information regarding the McMeans family that
resided in Williamson county in the early 1800's. John and Joseph
McMeans are shown on the 1810 census. My great great great
grandfather Alfred McMeans was born in TN but migrated to Lauderdale
county AL when he was young. His brother William C. McMeans stated
that he was born in Franklin, TN. Any assistance will be greatly
Submitted on Sat Mar 6 22:44:39 EST 1999
I am interested in finding the parents of George Washington
Creek/Crick who married Sarah/Sally Glass in Williamson Co. TN on Nov
Submitted on Fri Mar 5 21:33:23 EST 1999
Looking for WILLIAM WINSETT; his daughter, SEANCY WINSETT, m. JAMES
BENSON 4-17-1816, Franklin, Williamson County. License issued
4-5-1816. She was his second wife. Their 2 children: JABE(U)Z
CURRY BENSON b. ca 1817 Williamson County, and WILLIAM MARTIN BENSON,
b. Ala. Any information appreciated.
Submitted on Fri Mar 5 21:16:55 EST 1999
I would like to find the final resting spot of William Anderson
WILSON and his wife Sarah Margaret BAKER. William was born in 1839
and died after 1922. Was a Civil War soldier Co. D, 24 TN Inf. They
lived in Allisona, Williamson Co. in 1890. Children: Earnest,
William, Hartwell & Geneva. William said his father was Josiah Wilson
and his mother Mary Boone.
Submitted on Thu Mar 4 12:00:01 EST 1999
Edward Rice HARVEY b. 1793,m.Mary Hooie Walkup in 1809 lived in
Williamson Cty, TN near Franklin. Two sons, John and James Walkup b.
1810, 1811. The family moved to AL>TX. Any connections?
Submitted on Mon Mar 1 23:45:51 EST 1999
Samuel SHERWELL was an Episcopal Deacon who was appointed Rector of
St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Franklin in 1844, 1845 or 1846. I
would like to find out:
1. Are there any SHERWELL burials in the cemetery associated with St.
2. Are there any SHERWELL births/christenings in the St. Paul's
3. Is there a written history of St. Paul's which mentions Rev.
SHERWELL (no matter how notorious)?
Thank you in advance for your assistance.
Sincerely, Dan Maloney - Researching Sherwell/Sherwill around the world.
-- 609 Colonial Place, Baldwin, NY 11510
Submitted on Mon Mar 1 06:23:42 EST 1999
Looking for information on Ingram Blanks Peebles, who came to
Williamson Co. from Northampton Co., NC. Not sure of the date of his
relocation, but his brother (according to one source) who was Howell
Peebles, Jr., and another brother, Samuel, were in Williamson Co.
about 1817. Ingram Blanks would have been all of six at that time,
so may not have made the trip quite that soon, but he was there by
April 23, 1833, when he married Minerva A. Scales. They had six
children, including Samuel Pinckney Peebles (my ggrandfather), five
of whom were born in Williamson County. The sixth was born in
Bastrop Co., Texas. Appreciate any help.
Submitted on Mon Mar 1 01:06:29 EST 1999
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