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Interested in any RAGSDALE's
especially the two Edward RAGSDALE'sthat died in Williamson Co. (#1 d. May
25, 1823 and #2 d. 1808?). I assume one of them was on the tax list for
Gibson Co., TN in 1822/23. Does anyone know who they were?
Submitted on Sat Oct 31
17:03:07 EST 1998
I am searching for information and hopefully photographs of my great,
great grandfather Gabriel (Gabe) CAPLEY b. Oct. 19, 1831 in Bed. Co.,
TN. and d. March 22, 1920 in Williamson Co., TN. He was married #1
Mary Ann SHORT on Dec. 23, 1855 in Bed. Co., #2 Nancy Eviline ORR Feb
23, 1867 in Bed. Co., #3 Emilie MARTIN Sept 21, 1907 or Nov. 1908 in
Williamson Co. He was a Union private in the 10th Tenn. Inf. Co. E
of the Civil War and also was a blacksmith. According to family info.
he is buried in an unmarked grave in the Gabe Capley Family Cemetery
near the Hickman Co. border near Primm Springs. I am interested in
erecting a military marker for him and would like to talk with
descendants to help in determing the exact location of his grave.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Mary Ruth Simmons
Submitted on Fri Oct 30 08:29:04 EST 1998
Seeking info on Jeremiah Irvin/Irwin b abt 1800 and wife Eliz b 1806
VA, children : Andrew 1823 Ill; Isaac 1825 Ill; Jeremiah 1830 Ill;
Mary Ann 1835 TN; and James 1840 TN. There were three Andrew Irvins
in TN - Williamson, Shelby and Stewart Co. and one Isaac Irwin in
White Co. and one J.H. Irwin in Hamilton Co. in 1840. Could
Jeremiah have been the son of one of these Irwins?
Rose M. Spencer
Submitted on Thu Oct 29 17:46:55 EST 1998
I am seeking information Lenora Melissa BOND,b. 22 July 1832, her
brother G. T. BOND, b. abt 1830. Both believed to be born in
Williamson Cnty, Tenn. I seeking info about them and their family in
Tenn. By 1848 Lenora and G.T were in Union Cnty Ark, and later
moved to Tex.
Submitted on Thu Oct 29 14:35:26 EST 1998
Looking for info. on parents of James Neely PARKS, DOB April 26, 1826
and Virginia M. CRUTCHER, DOB April 18, 1830 - believe they were born
and married in Williamson County. Thanks very much
-- 1825 Logan Dr., Norman, OK 73069
Submitted on Wed Oct 28 12:10:43 EST 1998
I have been researching the following families (BUCHANAN,OTT,
CRUTCHER, BOND,and BLANTON) in my line in Williamson county and
willing to share with any like-minded individual.
Submitted on Tue Oct 27 19:11:49 EST 1998
Looking for information on any of these families in the Williamson
Submitted on Sun Oct 25 20:42:44 EST 1998
I'm researching the Anderson, Hartley, Bennett, Lingo, Wall, and the
Flagley Families of Williamson County Tennessee from the early 1800
to present. Any information that can be exchahged will be more
then appreciated. Thanks
Kenny D. Andereson, Sr.
-- 3737 Heritage Parkway, Dearborn, MI 48124
Submitted on Sun Oct 25 07:02:29 EST 1998
Elizabeth Clark OWEN married Reuben Jackson IVIE in Williamson
county, Tn. 28 Sep 1848. Her parents are Jesse OWEN born 13 Mar 1807
in Va., her mother was Sarah ATKINSON born 1810 in Va. Don't know
anything about Sarah Atkinson at all. Anyone one that can help on
these lines let me know.
-- 609 Banks Drive, Pevely, MO 63070
Submitted on Fri Oct 23 23:52:07 EDT 1998
The census of 1820, for TN, co., of Williamson, lists James and
Richard PRICE, I would like info on these PRICE families, thank you
Dianna Bourke Privette
-- 4106 Rendale DR, Jax, FL 32210
Submitted on Wed Oct 21 21:10:30 EDT 1998
Reasearching the ancesters of Annie ARNOLD who married Richard
Ferdinand WOODROOF in 1842. Land was transferred in Williamson
County from an ARNOLD to a WOODROOF a few years later but no first
names were given.
Submitted on Wed Oct 21 17:54:38 EDT 1998
I am researching the family of Annie ARNOLD who married Richard
Ferdinand Woodroof in 1842.
Submitted on Wed Oct 21 17:46:50 EDT 1998
I am searching for the ancestors of John William WALKER, b. 9/26/1817
VA, d. 12/29/1901 Johnson Co.,IL, m. 11/25/1841 Williamson Co.,TN, to
Malinda Ann TUCKER, b. 2/15/1819 TN, d. 9/14/1893 Johnson Co.,IL.
Tennessee born children: Mahala b. 1845 TN, and John William Jr. b.
2/22/1847 Sweetwater, Monroe Co.,TN. See Webpage at:
Submitted on Wed Oct 21 14:48:21 EDT 1998
I am looking for any information on BIRDNEAR BEARD who was born in
1809 in Williamson County. He Married a SUSAN (SARAH) KENNEDY in
1824 also in Williamson County. I know of one of their children LOUIS
BEARD born 1829 in Williamson. Also any information on BIRDNEAR
BEARD'S parents JOHN BEARD and MARY BLACKSTOCK BEARD and their
fourteen children:NANCY BEARD,MARY BEARD, THOMAS BEARD,KATE BEARD
AARON BEARD,MOSES BEARD,RHODA BEARD,JOHN B. BEARD,BIRDNEAR BEARD,JANE
BEARD,JAMES BEARD, AND COMFORT BEARD, and the last two kids I have no
name for them. Any information is very helpful. Thank you. SCOTT B.
-- 100 Apollo Ave., Greer, SC 29651
Submitted on Sun Oct 18 16:24:06 EDT 1998
I'm interested in any information relating to my GR-GR-Grandfather,
Allen BARGER And Joseph BULLOCK my Gr-Gr-Gr-Grandfather. Allen
BARGER married Nancy BULLOCK between 1830-35. If anyone has any
information on either of the BARGERS OR BULLOCKS please let me hear
from you. Thanks! Carl Barger, Superintendent of the Warren Public
Schools, Warren, Arkansas.
-- 315 East Cedar, Warren, AR 71671
Submitted on Sat Oct 17 23:56:39 EDT 1998
Searching for descendants of John Nicholas HARDER bc 1750 Orange Co
died c1818/1819 Williamson Co. Wife was Mary PEERY/PERRY who died
after Jan 1827. Looking for information on the following children
born in NC as follows: John bc1775 died c1833, William P bc1776 died
c Oct 1826, James (my 5g-grandfather), Nancy Ann married James?
BARNHILL, Elizabeth married George CAMPBELL, and Mary who first
married James COATS and second to a LEE.
James HARDER married Elizabeth PITT, daughter of Henry PITT of Sumner
Co. TN, in Gallatin TN in 1804. Their daughter, Henrietta, was said
to have been born in Williamson Co. By c 1819 they were in Lauderdale
Co. AL. In 1823, Henrietta HARDER married Josiah LINDSEY in
Lauderdale Co. AL.
Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Cynthia E Chandler
-- 625 Pekin Avenue, East Peoria, IL 61611
Submitted on Sat Oct 17 21:25:56 EDT 1998
Searching for info on Harriet S. Tarkington, from Williamson County,
very early 1800s. She married Williams Barefield, from Rutherford
Co.Tn./Amite Co, MS. in 1810. They moved right back to Rutherford.
I'm trying to find Harriet's father. It may be Benjamin or William?
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Submitted on Sat Oct 17 15:09:17 EDT 1998
I'm trying to confirm burial of HENRY PEAVY in the Confederate
Cemetery in/near Franklin. He was reported killed in the Nov. 30,
1864 Battle of Franklin, TN having served with Co. H, 7th Texas
Infantry Regiment. He was my great-grandfather's brother and I'd be
deeply grateful if anyone has "read" the tombstones and can confirm
his burial site.
Submitted on Sat Oct 17 13:08:17 EDT 1998
Hardin TURNER b abt 1810 purchased a tract of land in Williamson Co
in 1838. Presley JONES b abt 1801 N.C. witnessed the transaction.
Presley JONES also witnessed land purchases for Hardin TURNER in 1846
Marshall Co. Hardin TURNER was listed in the 1850 Marshall Co Census
living in the househould of Presley JONES. Hardin TURNER married abt
1852 Nancy GRAHAM b abt 1832 in Marshall County TN. Request
assistance in determining if Hardin TURNER had a previous family in
Williamson Co. What was the relationship if any of Presley Jones to
Hardin TURNER? Who were ancestors of Hardin TURNER? Who were
ancestors of Nancy GRAHAM?
-- 8080 W Jonathan LN, Crystal River, FL 34429
Submitted on Tue Oct 13 22:17:12 EDT 1998
Was clearing a field in nolensville came across headstone JOHN BURKE
1769-1861. Just curious about history of him
Submitted on Mon Oct 12 11:36:28 EDT 1998
Looking for any leads for Cora Anne EZELL, b. 14 Nov 1878 possibly
in Williamson County, (or surrounding area) m. Walter Marion SIMPSON
15 Jan 1899 in Knox County at Park City Presbyterian Church. Trying
to locate any lineage connections.
-- 1341 Millwood Drive, Sevierville, TN 37862
Submitted on Sun Oct 11 19:55:24 EDT 1998
Looking for info on the families of Richard D. ATKINSON who married
Elizabeth HARFORD 1824 and Andrew ALFORD who married Polly ATKINSON
1828. Both marriages took place in Williamson Co., TN and both
families are in Hardeman Co., TN by 1850. Andrew Alford was guardian
of Richard Atkinson's minor heirs in the 1850's. Were Polly and
Richard ATKINSON brothers and sisters? Who were other possible
siblings? Any info on these two families would be appreciated.
Submitted on Sun Oct 11 16:11:29 EDT 1998
I'm looking for any information on BIRD NEAR BEARD who married SUSAN
KENNEDY in the 1800's. Also any information on BIRD NEAR BEARD'S son
LEWIS BEARD and had a son CHARLES D. BEARD who married LO ANN
HARTLEY. Any information will be helpfull. Thank you.
-- 100 Apollo Ave., Greer, SC 29651
Submitted on Sat Oct 10 17:48:03 EDT 1998
I am searching for information about the family of John BELCHER
married to Martha COLEMAN on January 12, 1812. I believe them to be
the parents of my great-great-grandfather, John W. BELCHER born in
1836 in Tennessee. I still need confirmation they had a son John of
the right age. He married Tabitha, maiden name unknown. Tabitha was
born January 01, 1837 in Tennessee. Please contact me with any info!
Kari J. Smith-Boyer
-- 504 E. Tyler, Morton, IL 61550-1660
Submitted on Thu Oct 8 23:48:56 EDT 1998
I am looking for any info on Jacob( Jake) JENNINGS, Anything, his
parents, his siblings. He is our brick wall. He was married to Nancy
ROBINSON/ROBERTSON. Please see my cousins homepage at
http://www.familytreemaker.com then go to Bill JENNINGS home page. I
tried to give link, but must not be working tonight. If you write me
I will give link. Please feel free to contact myself or my cousin
Any Help At All
Florence Williams Cornwell
-- 15 Briar Street Apt. # 22, Glenn Ellyn, IL 60137
Submitted on Tue Oct 6 03:06:45 EDT 1998
Hyram W. Tucker Born in Tennessee believed to be Williamson Co.
Married Elizabeth in around 1832. We think her madden name was
Tangley. Elizabeth was born in Tennessee. In 1860 they lived in
Illinois. They had a child William age 11, Durcill age 4, Pricella
age 1 and Mary age 2 mo.
Any help apreciated.
Submitted on Mon Oct 5 22:21:55 EDT 1998
Researching John T BURKE born c 1842 Ire. He died Sept 1897 in
Nashville, TN. He worked for RR and died after being hit by a
locomotive. His wife, Mary MORAN was born Nov. 1847 in Ire. and died
8th Feb. 1915 also in Nashville. Both are buried in Mt Calvery
Children: Michael, Annie, Emmie, Elizabeth C and others They lived in
18th Civil Dist., Williamson Co., TN in 1900.
-- 3 Grey Meadow Drive, Burlington, VT 05401
Submitted on Sun Oct 4 18:10:20 EDT 1998
Seeking assistance on POYNOR clan. Three family members filed wills
in Williamson County in 1848 (Robert), 1849 (Charles M.), 1852
Submitted on Sun Oct 4 12:48:54 EDT 1998
Chloe Delila MATTHEWS, b. 1827 in Tn. daughter of William L.& Betsy
Shumate Matthews, m. William NICKENS Oct.2 1842 in Williamson
County Tn. d. in Tn. after 1860. Had 10 children; Sarah, Meredith,
Mary A, Virginia, John C., Joseph Martin (my gggfather) Tennessee,
Samual, Mitchel, M.S.J. So time later,1870's, Joseph Martin Nickens,
ended up in Jackson County, Ark. Thank you. Sandy
Sandy Matthews Deckard
Submitted on Sun Oct 4 08:43:41 EDT 1998
Looking for ancestors of Dempsey SAWYER b March 1, 1796 d Oct. 9,
1860 Williamson Co., TN. Married Courtney Kennedy b 1 May 1796 d July
19, 1880 TN. Father Dempsey SAWYER b ca 1760 m Lovey GREGORY. Father
may have been Caleb SAWYER.
Henrietta B. Ferree
-- 4017 Winding Way, Fort Worth, TX 76126
Submitted on Sat Oct 3 16:50:51 EDT 1998
I welcome info exchange with anyone doing research on the CYRUS (see
other spellings) and WALLER family's of Williamson County, TN. They
seem to have originated form North Carolina and Virginia around the
late 1700's and early 1800's. I am a direct relative of James CYRUS
(b. 1820 in NC) and Sarah Ann WALLER (b.1824). Sarah was the
daughter of William Waller who I located in 1830 and 1840 census of
Williamson County. I lots of details to share about these two
families. Feel free to contact me. God Bless.
Submitted on Fri Oct 2 23:21:45 EDT 1998
Looking for information on the family of John B. Johnston, who
settled in Williamson Co. around 1800. The family was promenient in
the county for a number of years, and Johnson Chapel Methodist Church
is named for them, as they gave the land on which it was built. John
and a number of his descendents are buried in the graveyard of that
Submitted on Thu Oct 1 15:07:36 EDT 1998
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