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August 2002 Queries


I am looking for information on JAMES MOORE who died in Williamson Co., TN in 1838. He was b. 1764 in Mecklinberg Co., NC, served in the Rev. War out of Surry Co., NC, then moved to Hawkins Co., TN. Who were his children? Were they those that moved to Lawrence Co., AL and married into the ALEXANDER family? Did the family of ABIGAIL ALEXANDER live in Williamson Co?
Jill Florence Lackey
Submitted on Sat Aug 31 13:39:19 MDT 2002


I am Interested in the name Leipers Fork and its origin ? is it possible that my surname has any reference to this name and its conception .
I am orignally from Scotland and been living in Toronto Canada for the past 23yrs I am currently 43 yrs old .
Very interested in your findings.
Brian D Leiper
Submitted on Fri Aug 30 11:06:51 MDT 2002


John RANDOLPH & wife Cloey COX, adopted daughter of Capt. HERON, lived in Williamson Co., 1809-1825. Three children married three children of Benjamin RAGSDALE of Williamson Co.. John and Cloey RANDOLPH'S children were: Rix, John C., Elizabeth, Whitnel S., Mary Heron and James.
Janice Wallace
Submitted on Sun Aug 25 15:03:14 MDT 2002


Looking for any information on John F. Cox, b. @1818. Married Martha Allen Feb. 1838 in Williasom, Co. According to family Bible, his father's name was David. His children were Samuel B., Lawson J., William Henry.
Submitted on Tue Aug 20 22:24:12 MDT 2002


Looking for a Hudson Johnson who left Williamson Co. Tn about 1790's came to Dickson Co. Tn. in 1803 settled on Bartons Creek with wife Agnes.Two Children identified John Johnson abt 1770-1775 wife Anne, Daughter Mary Polly Johnson married Joel Shropshire first then married Sterling May.The MAYS moved on to Arkansas.
Tony L.Johnson -- 13 Tripp St., Medford, OR 97504 13 Tripp St., Medford, OR 97504
Submitted on Sun Aug 18 22:30:18 MDT 2002


Sarah Angeline HOMALE married 1)William STINNETT, 2)Christopher C JONES, 3) Peter ANDREWS. I am interested in the marriage with Christopher C. JONES 26 feb 1865. The marriage license is the only place I have found Christopher. There were 3 sons: Franklin Lavender, William E., James Andis Abraham Bethilee. Does anyone know anything about Christopher C. JONES? Would also like to hear from any cousins. James was my grandfather.
Beverly Cherry
Submitted on Sun Aug 18 19:05:50 MDT 2002


I am interested in gathering and exchanging information on the WEBB family of 18th century Williamson County, Alabama. My e-mail address is
Submitted on Thu Aug 15 16:48:43 MDT 2002


Loooking for clues to family of WILLIAM ANDERSON,1761 VA-1850 Davidson Co TN. Had 2 sons: HIRAM, settled in Madison Co and JAMES, settled in Perry Co. Possibly had a dau. HANNAH. He 1st bought land 1809, on Turnbull Creek. "Deeded 2 acres on Turnbull Creek on Hurricane Creek including THOMPSON'S MEETING HOUSE and spring to WILLIAM THOMPSON and Deacons of the church at THOMPSON's Meeting House." (from C. Doran Lester).
Nancy Noel
Submitted on Wed Aug 14 07:39:31 MDT 2002


Nora GLENN was on the 1900 census with her mother Catherine JORDAN. A Nora GLENN married Joacob HARPER Dec 24, 1901 and a Nora GLENN married Sam D HARRIS Sep 15, 1928. Was either of the Nora GLENNS the daughter of Catherine & James GLENN? Helen Pate Ross
Helen Pate Ross
Submitted on Sat Aug 10 12:11:27 MDT 2002


Looking for information of John I FREEMAN and wife who were in Williamson Co TN in 1830. Where did they come from? Was his wife a PATE? Helen Pate Ross.
Helen Pate Ross
Submitted on Sat Aug 10 12:06:23 MDT 2002


I am searching for someone who may have access to the 1880 census. We are looking for a Henry Clay Woods born Jun 1874. He would have been about 6 on the census. We believe his mothers name was Caroline. Please email at if you can help.
Shelley Owens Woods
Submitted on Wed Aug 7 19:57:58 MDT 2002

July 2002 Queries


Looking form members of mine and wife's kin in Williamson Co., in early 1800's
Randall Jones
Submitted on Wed Jul 31 11:05:06 MDT 2002


Hoping to obtain marriage certificate for a Thomas Chrisman to a Martha Dodge in Williamson Co, 7 Jan 1828. Also need name and vitals of their parents who, hopefully, are listed on the license or the bonds.
Don Verhees -- 1614 SW Seagull Way, Palm City, FL 34990 1614 SW Seagull Way, Palm City, FL 34990
Submitted on Tue Jul 30 09:20:59 MDT 2002


Researching PRICE,MCKNIGHT,DAVIS ancestors who came to Williamson County around 1800-05. They settled on the Harpeth River, Mill Creek, Lick Creek and Nelson Creek. My direct lines left around 1820 and settled in Madison County, Tennessee. Would appreciate ANY AND ALL help.
Shirley Nance
Submitted on Mon Jul 22 16:48:53 MDT 2002


Is anyone aware of a "NESBIT's Store", in existence ca. 1800-1815, in the Big/Little Harpeth area near the Williamson/Davidson County line? Or if there are surviving records of the account books of same store?
M. J. Madigan
Submitted on Mon Jul 22 15:56:23 MDT 2002


I am looking for any information concerning John WILLIAMS and Sally WILSON (WILLSON) or any members of their families. John was b. ca 1805 and Sally ca 1815 in Williamson Co., TN. They married in Williamson Co. in 1835. They were in Davidson Co. TN on the 1840 Census.
Sara Powell
Submitted on Thu Jul 18 14:46:36 MDT 2002


Just recently discovered ancestor died 3 miles outside Franklin on 25 Dec 1864 at the McKay house and is buried there. Name was Moses VAN METER of the Co H 23rd Inf KY. Died of thyoid fever. Would like to know if the house is still there and are there any pictures of it and or of the burial site. Was this house a hospital at the time? Would there be any notificans of the death? Thank you for any help received.
Barbara Chisler -- 607 Seybold RD, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024 607 Seybold RD, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
Submitted on Wed Jul 17 07:37:32 MDT 2002


My GGGgrandfather was John W. Harris b.@1812,NC. He was married to Elizabeth Walker b.@1819,Tenn. Also, my GGGgrandmother on another line was Susan Jane Walker b.@1824 possibly Tenn. She was married to Moses Sylvester Winder b.19 Nov. 1824,WVoBC,Tenn. m.7 June 1843, White Co., Tenn. d.29 Sept. 1893, Wayne Co., Mo. If anyone can help me with this line I would very much appreciate it. There is a possibility that my GGGgrandmother's here might be related to a Suzanna Walker b.1799,Tenn. m. Mathew Pope b.23 Mar.1789,NC. They were married in Williamson Co., Tenn. 1 Feb.1816. So, if there are any Walker or Harris families that recognize these names, please let me know.
Margie Wunderlich
Submitted on Tue Jul 16 09:28:29 MDT 2002


Seeking info on Robert HILL, ESQ. who was in Davidson and Williamson county area in l840. No middle initial. Married Louisa Harrison in l834 in Davidson Co. Practiced law late l830s and l840s. Sons names were William Green Hill, Robert Thomas Hill, John M. Hill, Preston Y. Hill, and Armstead HIll. Thanks so much. Dolores Hill Meermans
Dolores Hill Meermans
Submitted on Sat Jul 13 11:19:05 MDT 2002


Searching for parents/siblings of J.F.M. (John Francis Marion) OLIVER born ca. 1827 in Williamson County TN. Relocated and married Serena KEYS 9 Sept. 1852 in Gibson County IN. Died 23 Dec. 1880 in Hamilton County IL. Children were Lucy, Charles, Leroy, Mary Ann, Antoinette and John Thomas.
V Oliver
Submitted on Thu Jul 11 10:41:30 MDT 2002


Looking for info on Hartley Anderson 1827-1893 m to "Sarah" lived in Flat Creek area Williamson Co. Thanks
Greg Skinner
Submitted on Tue Jul 9 23:09:14 MDT 2002


I am looking for marriage information for Albert J. Rader born 9 Nov 1880 in Williamson County, Tennessee. My Grandfather Albert Clayton Rader was born 8 April 1910 in Franklin. I am trying to determine if his mother was Ada Burns, and wat other wifes if any Albert J. Rader may have had. I think AJ Rader's father was Robert, but I am not certain of that. Robert was born 4 April 1845 in Davidson county.
Julie Willson
Submitted on Tue Jul 9 22:26:30 MDT 2002


Seeking information on ancestors/descendents of William P. HARRISON, who was married to Edith HOLT...especially info on their daughter, Louisa J.or P. HARRISON...who married my gggrandfather, Robert HILL in l834 in Davidson, Co TN. Louisa was possibly born in l817 in Williamson Co, was her brothers and sisters.Glad to share about Louisa.
Dolores Hill-Meermans
Submitted on Sun Jul 7 21:01:15 MDT 2002


I am looking for any information that might be available on the EDDLEMON family of Maury County, Tennessee. I have some info on a JOHN EDDLEMON,SR formerly of Lincoln Co., NC. He was m. to a ELIZABETH from Rowan Co., NC about 1785.
Shana Eddleman Ritter
Submitted on Sat Jul 6 08:36:08 MDT 2002


Henry B. REAMES was buried in Mark M. Andrews Cemetery. He died 11 June 1836. He had brothers Joshua M. and Robert who died in Williamson Co. TN. His siblings John and Patsy md Zona JACKSON and Adam ORMAN in Williamson Co TN in 1817 and 1816 respectively. Joshua M. REAMS md Mary "Polly" WINSLOW in 1812 in Williamson Co TN. These children were sons of Joshua REAMES and Martha. I am interested in writing anyone interested in this line.
Donna Railsback-Braly
Submitted on Sat Jul 6 08:32:28 MDT 2002


Searching for information on Hiram Richard SLATE born about 1814 in Virginia. Per Mormon files he married Lucy R. Rudder 21 Dec 1841 and also married Isabella Wallace on 1 Apr 1852, both marrieges in Williamson Co. TN
Leale Slate
Submitted on Wed Jul 3 19:56:25 MDT 2002


I am looking for information on the Bagsby clan prior to 1920 and especially in the 1800's. There is a story the Bagsby's came from North Carolina in the Dillahunty migration but I see no records there. Any help you can give is greatly appreciated.
John Secunda
Submitted on Wed Jul 3 09:23:51 MDT 2002


Looking for Seaton in Williamson County married to an Elizabeth b. abt. 1804
Bettye Seaton Liberty
Submitted on Wed Jul 3 03:17:51 MDT 2002

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