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June 2002 Queries


Looking for information about the parents of Herbert A. ROBINSON who was born in 1898 in Boston, TN. Williamson Co., died April, 1985, married Eva Mae SHAW about 1916. Eva born July, 1900, died Sept. 1990. Children are Ruth Robinson Wilson, Louise Robinson Peck, and William Robert Robinson.
Christy Robinson
Submitted on Sun Jun 30 11:03:48 MDT 2002


Looking for info on: John Alexander b. 8 Feb 1800 of NC married Charlotte Horton 7 nov 1826 in Williamson County, TN. Looking for more info on this family. Thank you.
Linda Benson Cox
Submitted on Tue Jun 25 11:58:16 MDT 2002


Would like information on Andrew Cowsert, born c1767, died in Williamson Co., Tn. in 1826. Particularly interested in information on Andrew's wife Jane.
Charles E. Carroll -- 1490 An Co Rd 174, Grapeland, TX 75844 1490 An Co Rd 174, Grapeland, TX 75844
Submitted on Sun Jun 23 21:25:55 MDT 2002


I am searching for any information on the family of Henry A. Warren. He was born 9-15-1818 in Kentucky and died 10-30-1867 in Davidson Co., Tennessee. He married Mary Ann Ogilvie on 6-2-1847. Their children were Frances E. (Fannie)(she married a Turrentine); Charles Henry (married Fannie Allison Karnes); Sarah J.; Ann B.; and James H. Warren. Henry A. Warren owned property in northern Williamson Co. and in Davidson Co., Tennessee. ** Benjamin Roland was born around 1843 and married Mary Nancy Tucker on 1-25-1869 in Williamson Co. Both died and were buried in Davidson Co., Tennessee. It is possible that Benjamin Roland's parents were Thomas Roland and Nancy Christley Roland. Need help!
Pam Lidyard
Submitted on Sun Jun 23 12:49:06 MDT 2002


I found a listing on the net for a marriage, William CAMPBELL,son of Richard and Rachel CAMPBELL, married on 12 Dec 1819 in Williamson County, TN. with no other info. I believe this is the father of my Ggrandfather, Duncan CAMPBELL, born TN, I believe Williamson, or possibly Hickman County. If any one has info on this family, or could look up this marriage for me, it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Lucy
Lucy Daughtry
Submitted on Thu Jun 20 20:19:58 MDT 2002


Looking for descendants of a William Henry SAWYER born Sept. 1823 Williamson Co. d Nov. 1873, m Elizabeth Jackson FOREHAND b Sept 15, 1820 d 1883. Both were born and died in Williamson Co. Had son John William SAWYER b Feb. 1851 died June 1903 in Williamson Co. May have had other children: William, Mary, Milton, James Lafayette, Tabetha. William Henry was son of Dempsey SAWYER who died Oct. 1860 burried in Franklin, Williamson Co. TN
Henrietta Ferree
Submitted on Wed Jun 19 10:15:11 MDT 2002


I am searching for information about a Mary E. VAUGHN who married a Thomas P. SMITH on December 15, 1867 in Williamson Co. Anyone with information please contact me at RJLINKOUS1@AOL.Com
Ramona Linkous
Submitted on Sat Jun 15 15:42:01 MDT 2002


I am looking for any info on Sara(h) Bell CULBERSON born in Williamson County, TN in June 1940. Mother.. Dorothy Culberson Smith. She graduated from Franklin High School in 1959. I am her sister has not heard from her since 1961.
Barbara Smith Donald -- 1300 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37216 1300 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37216
Submitted on Sat Jun 15 06:44:22 MDT 2002


Looking for Information on Hudson Johnson-Johnston who left Williamson County, he arrived in Dickson County in 1803. Two children Identified in his Will Mary "Polly" Shropsire wife of Joel Shropshire. Next is John Johnson. HUdsons wife is named Agnes. He was a Still owner on Bartons Creek in Dickson Co.TN.
Tony L.Johnson -- 13 Tripp St., Medford, OR 97504 13 Tripp St., Medford, OR 97504
Submitted on Fri Jun 7 21:30:11 MDT 2002


Looking for info on Julia Karr Trigg b. 5 May 1866 who married Charles E. Looney in Williamson Co. 30 Nov 1882. Need parents of Charles and Julia, and any info on their children also of interest.
According to her death cert., Julia's mother's maiden name was Karr. Thanks for your help! Monica Williams-Mitchell
Monica Williams-Mitchell -- 6914 Clovernook Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45231 6914 Clovernook Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45231
Submitted on Fri Jun 7 15:18:50 MDT 2002


I am searching for children of WILLIAM HENRY SAWYER, son of Dempsey SAWYER, b Sept. 18, 1823 in Williamson Co. He married ELIZABETH JACKSON FOREHAND May 21, 1848. Who was father of his wife? Also, are any descendants now living?
Henrietta Ferree
Submitted on Fri Jun 7 12:10:14 MDT 2002


Looking for ancestors of Green W Locke and/or Sarah Ann Jones. He was born in Williamson County in October 1817, and she was born January 1830. Their children were Richard Lafatte (Lafayette), Susan Ann Tabitha, Perlina Branch Lock(e). Also info on Cristofer Looney Jones (b 1859) and Mary Ellen Jones (b 186?)
Submitted on Fri Jun 7 07:31:44 MDT 2002


The 1830 Federal Census ( database search) inicates there was a Jonathan HINKLE living in Williamson county. I have reviewed the individual pages and did not locate his name (oversight?). Is anyone researching the HINKLE name who can verify if he was in Williamson County? Am looking for ages (and names, if anyone knows) of the first three children of a Jonathan HINKLE (b.1801 in Chester County SC). Also, who his father was(believed to be Jesse, b. Dec 15, 1763). Jonathan shows up in Hardin County in 1850 Census.
Otis Rid Hinkle -- 2510 Pyrite Place, Oxnard, CA 93030-8602 2510 Pyrite Place, Oxnard, CA 93030-8602
Submitted on Wed Jun 5 21:37:24 MDT 2002


John BEATTY m 1807 Joannah MOORE,
John BEATTY m1838 Elizabeth PINKSTON,
David Charles BEATTY m1859 America Turner GRAY,
Elizabeth V BEATTY m1868 Joseph B MCCAUL,
Ephriam Turner BEATTY m1876 Nannie A COOPER/Carrie Scott MCCAUL
All Married or born in Williamson Co.
Guy BEATTY -- 265 LCR 755A, Groesbeck, TX 76642-2113 265 LCR 755A, Groesbeck, TX 76642-2113
Submitted on Wed Jun 5 12:17:03 MDT 2002


looking for info on David KING, father of Clint KING, father of James KING, father of Hillard KING, of the Kingfield area in Williamson County.
michael king
Submitted on Wed Jun 5 07:43:53 MDT 2002


Need information on HORNBURGER and/or HORNBERGER for Williamson Co. Found Thomas HORNBERGER (wife - Cleo, daughter-Florence, son-Leslie (my father)) in 1920 census. Would like to find Thomas HORNBERGER's father. The census indicated Father and Mother were born in Tennessee. My Father, Thomas Leslie spelled his name HORNBURGER for some reason, don't know why. Would like to know how it is spelled on his birth certificate also.
Ron Hornburger
Submitted on Mon Jun 3 15:41:40 MDT 2002


My paternal grandparents, lived in Franklin and Forest Home area. Minnie had sisters, Hattie PEWITT and Frieda BARNES both of Williamson County. Any info greatly appreciated.
marilyn archey
Submitted on Mon Jun 3 07:29:15 MDT 2002


Looking for information on the marriage of John Walker to Ruth Ann Jones in Williamson County on Nov 25, 1841. Would very much like their parents names ect.
Joe Walker -- 1783 Bent Twig, St Louis, MO 63138 1783 Bent Twig, St Louis, MO 63138
Submitted on Sun Jun 2 23:57:35 MDT 2002

May 2002 Queries


Looking for info on Bailey H. Cody born 1829...listed as grocer on 1900 Williamson County census.
Dawn Whitley
Submitted on Fri May 31 20:07:26 MDT 2002


Looking for information on g,g,g,g,g grandfather Deliverance GRAY. He was in Davidson and Williamson county area in the 1790's; married a Palmer HALSTAD and had child Daniel GRAY. Daniel married Nancy PEWITT in 1810. Her parents were Joel PEWITT and Anne BLACKWELL. Daniel came to Bastrop county Texas area with sons, Joseph and John Thomas, in 1830's. Any information would be appreciated. thanks!!
Ed Gray
Submitted on Thu May 30 20:16:18 MDT 2002


There are 7 early Williamson County marriage records where the bride or groom has the McPHAIL surname:
McPHAIL, Angus to Nancy SHARP - 15 Dec 1812;
McPHAIL, Angus to Sally GLASS - 30 Dec 1828;
McPHAIL, Daniel to Sarah WHITFIELD - 11 Oct 1831;
McPHAIL, Aungus to Sarah CARTER - 28 Oct 1844;
McPHAIL, Sarah C. to James NICHOL - 4 Dec 1849;
McPHAIL, Daniel to Mary A. CARTER - 1 Dec 1853;
McPHAIL, Alice A. to Geo. S. NICHOLS - 18 Jan 1872.
I am seeking any information on Angus McPHAIL; and whether Daniel, Sarah C. and Alice A. McPHAIL are related? And if so how? And I would like to know if they are related to John A. McPHAIL who married Mary E. Gilliland on 13 Oct 1841 in Lincoln County, TN.

Furthermore, I would like any information on Sarah CARTER and Mary A. CARTER. Are they related and who are their parents/ancestors?
Jim Danley
Submitted on Thu May 30 19:05:26 MDT 2002


After searching for some time for my BISHOP ancestors, I have recently acquired information that they may have lived in Williamson County for a time. What I received follows: James M. BISHOP(b.AL about 1841) married Sarah C. MODLIN (b. TN about 1844) daughter of Berry and Mary POMERORY MODLIN from this county on April 13, 1867. They had four children, William, James W., Walter Paige, and Alice, the last two (perhaps all) born in Dyer County, TN. Any information on these families would be very appreciated. I have nothing on the BISHOP side and have only just received the information on the MODLIN's so anything would help. I had not known Sarah's surname before this. Walter was my grandfather.
dm ferguson -- PO Box 307, Hoboken, GA 31542 PO Box 307, Hoboken, GA 31542
Submitted on Sat May 11 13:18:53 MDT 2002


Looking for information on Andrew Kaigler, SR., who came to the area around 1825 from Sandy Run, S.C. and is supposed to be buried in Williamson County, TN. His wife was Caty Copplepowder(?)His son, Andrew, Jr., went on to Wilkinson County, MS.
Vernon Kaigler Barton,Jr.
Submitted on Fri May 10 14:58:59 MDT 2002


Bailey and Sarah TAIT CROCKER farmed northeast of Franklin from about 1820-1852. Believe he rented from Sherwood Green. Need information on where they lived. Sherwood Green CROCKER served in Franklin Blues during Second Seminole War before moving to Murfreesboro, Bailey to Greene Co., MO.
Norman Crocker -- 918 West Howard St., Creston, IA 50801 918 West Howard St., Creston, IA 50801
Submitted on Thu May 9 09:26:18 MDT 2002


I am searching for a John Beach, b. abt. 1760 who moved to Williamson Co. TN from Henrico Co. Va. He also had a brother Lodwick b. abt. 1758 who moved with him. I believe. His father was John Basebeach, also spelled Beach, b. 1700-1710 in Va. The brothers both may have been Revolutionary Soldiers. Can anyone help me find my family members who moved from Virginia to Tennessee?
Belinda Matthews
Submitted on Sat May 4 14:39:19 MDT 2002


Looking for info. about George Michael LANG and Anne Catherine CATY. They moved to Williamson Co. sometime between 1795 AND 1819. Their son George Wahington LANG married Rebekah PREIST on 12-15 1819 in Franklin, TN.
Kim Sanders
Submitted on Wed May 1 08:13:06 MDT 2002

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