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Looking for info on David ORTON who m. Jane HUMPHREYS (d. 1821 in
Wm'son Co), and who drowned in Duck River about 1814. Who was his
father? and mother? Was Richard ORTON of Wm'son Co his father, or
his brother? Son Sidney Maury ORTON, from whom I'm descended, went
to Texas from Tenn. in 1839.
-- 307 West Sierra Circle, San Marcos, TX 78666
Submitted on Mon Nov 30 18:23:06 EST 1998
I am searching for information on Benjamin Rogers WHITE and his
descendents. He was born in NC, 1800, and married Eliza Mothershed
McKINNEY. They moved to Franklin, Williamson Co., TN before 1823.
The following children were born in TN to this couple: Mary Ann
(1823,m.John Stone DAVIS); Joseph Ellis (1825,m.Mary Elizabeth
GREGORY); Benjamin Franklin (1827,m1 Sally WYNN,m2 Carrie Brashear
ALLEN,m3 Emma Anderson GLENN); Eliza Jane (1830, m.Alex LEVY); Thomas
Beeman (1832,m.Victoria SCALES); James Magathorn (1834,m.Fannie
GUIDRY); William Dee Hardman (1836; m.Lucinda Reeves LYONS); Henry
Octavius (1840,m.Eliza ROBINETTE); Margaret Isabella (1843,m.James
Gelheron HAYES). The family left TN in 1859 and settled in St.
Landry and Vermilion parishes in LA. I am also interested in finding
siblings of Benjamin Rogers WHITE. Records indicate that he was the
eldest son; sisters given as Jane and Margaret (no other
information). Here's hoping the above names rattle leaves in
Maude Ann Gilmore
Submitted on Mon Nov 30 14:39:32 EST 1998
Looking for any and all info on James Henry STEWART 7 Mar 1839 - 28
Jun 1911. Married to Alletha Harriet Burroughs 2 May 1845 - 9 Jun
1919. He was born in Ohio and she was born in Michigan. They had
settled in Kansas where their children were born prior to the outset
of the Civil War. He fought at the Battle of Franklin on the Union
side and was captured. He was in the 101st Ohio Infantry, Company H.
Family history say he escaped Nash. through the city sewers with
another man. After the war, he loaded his family et all into a
boxcar and moved them from Kansas to Jingo / Fairview. He was
supposed to have run the Toll road there. Thanks in advance for any
info. Willing to share.
Michael S Smith
Submitted on Mon Nov 30 01:06:40 EST 1998
Seeking ancestry/orgins of William JORDAN Sr.(c1730-1782) m.(b1755)
?Elizabeth? (-a1786). William Sr. and family appear to have been in
Gloucester Co. VA as late as 1779, but relocated to King and Queen
Co. VA by 1780. Sons (probably all born in Gloucester Co. VA)
include: 1) Robert JORDAN Sr.(1755-1816) m.(1778) Elizabeth CHURCH.
Robert Sr. and Elizabeth settled in Halifax Co. VA and had at least
11 children: William, Mary (Polly), Robert Jr., Elizabeth, Martha,
Richard, Samuel, Henry, Elam, John, and Elijah. 2) William JORDAN
Jr.(c1757-a1794). William Jr. resided in King and Queen Co. VA up
until 1794. 3) Henry JORDAN Sr.(1760-1823) m.(c1790) Lydia STONE.
Henry Sr., a tailor, was a Revolutionary War pensioner due to his
service in Nathaniel Welch's company in the 2nd VA Regiment. Henry
Sr. and Lydia had at least six children: James, William, Rachel,
Sarah (Sally), Henry Jr., and Wesley. Henry Sr. died in Williamson
Co. TN. (Comment: There was possibly a fourth son named Granville
JORDAN - no further info.)
Stuart M. Jordan
Submitted on Sun Nov 29 18:55:51 EST 1998
Billington TAYLOR brought his family to Williamson County from
Chatham Co, NC sometime before the birth of his son Matthew TAYLOR,
in 1802. Billington TAYLOR's mother Eleanor DODSON TAYLOR came from
NC with the family and her second husband ANDERS or ANDERSON. I am
seeking any information about Eleanor DODSON TAYLOR ANDERS/ANDERSON.
Doris F. Williams
-- Rt. 1, Box 460, Richland, MO 65556
Submitted on Sun Nov 29 17:30:07 EST 1998
According to information I have gotten, Samuel Smith ALEXANDER was
born in Williamson County on 5 May 1806. We believe his father was
William H. ALEXANDER. Am looking for birth record for George
Washington ALEXANDER who was born in 1808 in TN. Would like to know
if William H. ALEXANDER was also George Washington ALEXANDER's
father. Was William H. ALEXANDER's wife Kesiah or Kizer?
Mildred Alexander Greenstreet
-- 3220 South Zunis Place, Tulsa, OK 74105-2236
Submitted on Wed Nov 25 15:35:22 EST 1998
I am looking for conformation of John's parents. I believe John
Harvey PENDERGRASS is his father. John's dob: Feb,1853. He married
Rebecca E. BUTTREY - 26 Oct 1874 in Franklin, Tn. Their children are
buried in Dickson, Hickman & Williamson Counties. I have access to
Allen PENDERGRAFT's book: "Pendergrass of Virginia and the Carolinas,
1669 - 1919", but can't pin it down with the info available. Am
willing to share info. Thanks in advance. Happy hunting!!!
Michael S Smith
Submitted on Wed Nov 25 03:22:57 EST 1998
BUTTREY-POLK Seeking info. on Narcissa Elizabeth BUTTREY of
Williamson Co., who md.Joseph POLK in Davidson Co. abt. 1874. In
1880 they were in Rutherford Co. and in 1900 she is a widow in
Marshall Co. She died Apr. 28, 1928 and is buried in the Triune
Methodist Ch. Cem. in Williamson Co. Children are: Florence, Beulah,
Luna and Bernice.
Freida J. Hamilton
Submitted on Tue Nov 24 21:05:46 EST 1998
Looking for information about the ancestors of Murry or Murray Jesse
Richardson 1855-1918 and wife Eliza Jane Trotter. Murray's parents
(some family members claim) were John W. Richardson 1826-1880 and
Paralee Merryman. I know that John and Paralee were married in
Nashville on 2/28/1850 and lived there for a period of time. Most if
not all of their sons and daughters settled in Fairview, TN. with a
few moving back to Nashville around the depression. Will gladly
exchange my data for yours !
-- 106 Gaile Drive, Old Hickory, TN 37138
Submitted on Sun Nov 22 18:44:28 EST 1998
Wish to exchange information on the BRIM/BRIMM family of Williamson
Co., Tennessee ca. 1810-1860.
-- 2232 E. Livingston, Springfield, MO 65803-4946
Submitted on Sun Nov 22 15:16:41 EST 1998
Im searching for McMillin family that were in Williamson Co.
by 1818. Mary A. McMillin b. approx. 1796 in Kentucky was married in
Williamson Co. Tennessee 1818 to Jacob Trout. Searching for
on the McMillin family.
-- 3411 Oak Tree Lane, Pace, FL 32571
Submitted on Sun Nov 22 09:27:14 EST 1998
Rev. Alexander Newton CUNNINGHAM, b. 1800 in Washington Co, TN; m.
Margaretta Ann EASON August 7, 1834, Washington Co, TN. He was a
Presbyterian minister who died in Franklin, Williamson Co, TN on
March 5, 1878. I am researching this branch of the CUNNINGHAM family
of Washington County. I don't know how long they lived in Franklin,
but hope to find descendents.
Submitted on Sat Nov 21 21:15:54 EST 1998
I am looking for any information on the CHRISMAN family of WIlliamson
Co. In particular, John Chrisman (b. July 29, 1734, d. abt. 1805)
and his wife Mary Magdelena or their son, AAron CHRISMAN (b.1779, d.
1816) or his wife Sarah. Also, their son, Thomas H. CHRISMAN (b.
April 22, 1802, d. June 8, 1881) and his wife Martha DODD. John,
Aaron and Sarah are buried in the Joe Farrar Cemetery in Williamson
Co. I will be more than happy to trade what information I have.
Submitted on Sat Nov 21 08:39:16 EST 1998
Looking for information on Grandparents John E Walker and Kittie
Peters. John E was born in 1857 believe in Franklin, TN, died Aug
1925 in Kansas City, MO. Kittie was in born 1859, Peters Hollow, TN
is all we have. Died Dec 1944 in Kansas City, MO. Marriage date and
place is unknown but is 1889 or before believe in TN.
They had eight children, Jess Evelyn born between 1889-1890, a girl
only known as Aunt Sis, Rose, a boy only known as Uncle Bud, James
born 1894, Loretta born 1904, John Edward born Nov 19, 1910, and an
Any information on John E and Kitties parents, brothers and sisters
would be greatly appreciated. Also any information on John E and
Jewalker@gateway.net or firstname.lastname@example.org
-- 110 Edgebrook Dr. Lot 10, Summerville, SC 29483
Submitted on Fri Nov 20 14:46:46 EST 1998
I am looking for information on connection in Williamson County
of Samuel Boyd PATTON to Isaac PATTON or the other PATTON families in
Williamson County. He was born in SC in 1784 and was an orphan. He
married Sarah D. STEPHENSON, daughter of James W. STEPHENSON and
Rosanna, Jan 31, 1809. They lived in Williamson County until about
1816 when they went to the Jefferson Co./Walker Co., AL area. Any
information on the PATTON connection will be greatly appreciated.
Li Ann Lee
-- 1723 Skylane Dr., Twin Falls, ID 83301
Submitted on Thu Nov 19 22:13:14 EST 1998
Searching for information about JAMES SIDNEY ABLE, born in Franklin,
TN on April 15, 1876. May have been related to SPRADLIN or SPRADLING
families and/or SKIDMORE family. Also, name may have been spelled
ABEL or ABLES. Mother's first name may have been Margaret or
Minerva; Father's first name could have been Joseph.
Doris A. Carrigan
-- 162 E. Leatherwood Drive, Walland, TN 37886
Submitted on Tue Nov 17 20:50:01 EST 1998
James and Richard PRICE are on the census of Williamson in 1820, I
believe they are of the Prices of Pulaski Co., KY of which I
descended. I would like to share data on these Prices, some of which
may have a white streak in their hair.
Dianna Bouke Privette
-- 4106 Rendale Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32210
Submitted on Mon Nov 16 21:45:28 EST 1998
Am interested in any information on Henry Betty and wife Sally Davis,
his sister-in-law, Elizabeth Betty, their niece Polly Betty married
Stephen Turner. Henry has a will in Williamson County and they did
live there early. They had two brothers, Isaac and John, in Smith
County. I have Isaac's line. Will gladly trade information.
Dianne D. Agee
-- 224 Jackson Avenue, Carthage, TN 37030
Submitted on Mon Nov 16 19:38:37 EST 1998
The death certificate for Ella H. WILLIAMS, born probably 1875,
daughter of James Lewis Williams and Effie Lou or Lou Effie Butler,
states she was born in Williamson County, TN. James Lewis Williams
was born January 1836, Effie Oct. 1837. They were married in 1863.
Ella's older siblings born in Tennessee were Nathan H. 1864, John
Thomas 1865 and Sarah F. 1869.
T. Vance Little states in his 1970 publication of "Williamson 101"
that "Williams records are too numerous to enumerate in a work of
this nature. There have always been Williams' in the Nolensville
area, and it is not clear which are kin to which."
Nevertheless, does any Williams recognize this Williams family in
their line? Any help or suggestions appreciated.
Submitted on Mon Nov 16 17:21:45 EST 1998
My great grandfather was Charles Thomas HICKS, born October 28, 1858
in Williamson County, TN. He married Celia Louisa Beakley December
11, 1878 and died March 14, 1950 in Beauregard Parish, LA. Does
anyone have any information on this family?
Submitted on Sun Nov 15 18:49:36 EST 1998
I am looking for information on the ancestors
of Willie Pond Mangrum born June 7, 1839 & died Oct. 10, 1925. He is
buried in the Hudgins Cemetery in Fairview. He married Sarah Ann King
on Jan. 21, 1860. I have most of the information on his children and
grandchildren. I am willing to share this information that I have
with anyone thart wishes it. In fact I left a copy of most of it with
Mrs. Louise Lynch with the Williamson County Historical Soc. in
Franklin. What I am looking for is his parents and their parents and
Voyd N. Bud Campbell
-- 4455 Carolwood Dr., Melbourne, FL 32934-7149the
Submitted on Fri Nov 13 12:42:26 EST 1998
Looking for information on George Washington Campbell, my Great
Grandfather. He is listed in the Census of 1850 as an 8 year old boy
in the house hold of John Haffner. There are many Campbells in this
house but I do not know the relationship between them. He was married
twice, the first was to a Mary Harris and the second was to Martha H.
(Mollie) Campbell. There is a record of this marriage in the
Williamson County Mariage Records 1851-1879 which is listed as Dec.
19, 1971. He had one child by first marriage, a male named Thomas
Henry Campbell who lived over a hundred years and was never married.
He had at least 2 children (may be more) by his second marriage, one
male named Benjamin Franklin Campbell Sr. that married Callie Donnie
Harrison. I am the grandson Benjamin Franklin Sr. He had a sister by
the name of Herritt Perryman Campbell that married Hiram Morris.
George Washington Campbell was born in 1842 or 1843 and died in 1912
while living in a community called Match located in Maury County. He
Voyd N. Bud Campbell
-- 4455 Carolwood Dr., Melbourne, FL 32934-7149
Submitted on Fri Nov 13 12:23:48 EST 1998
I am looking for the descendants of Ricard Laban Steele b. 1804 in TN
m. Elizabeth Walters b. 1805 in VA. They both died in Williamson
County and had the following children.
1)Elizabeth Ann Steele m. Patrick Henry Southall
2)Nancy Steele m. P.W. Dodson
3)William M. Steele
4)John W. Steele m.Sarah F. Ratcliffe
5)Richard Laban Steele m.Mary Virginia Shields
6)Margaret Louise Steele m.Joseph O. Hicks.
Submitted on Thu Nov 12 00:55:58 EST 1998
Charles Lewis HAYS born around 1790 in Va or NC. He married Anna LONG
aroung Oct. 1811 in Williamson Co., Tenn. Children of Charles and
Anna are: William S. HAYS, John HAYS, Henry W. Hays, Thomas C. Hays,
James B. Hays, Edmund Deverix Hays. The Hays boys moved to Izard Co.
Ark. around 1850. Henry W. Hays married Henrietta C. FREEMAN, and
Loucinda D. BYRD. James B. Hays married Nacy C. JARRETT and Rosanna
C. LUNSFORD. Edmund Deverix Hays married Harriett R. SMITH, Arrena
Caroline BEARD, Sarah J. ELLIS, and Rebecca LANGSTON. Thomas C. Hays
married Mary unknown. I would like to share information with others
on the Hays.
Sharron L. Scott
-- 1602 So. Oak, Oak Grove, MO 64075-9419
Submitted on Wed Nov 11 18:51:17 EST 1998
Researching the Hensley family of Williamson County and Maury County,
Tennessee. My husband's ancestor was James Hensley and I believe
someone has information on him or further back than l850 on this
family. Hoping to find someone with information to share. My
husband's branch of the Hensley family moved on to Tishomingo County,
Mississippi and then to Pontotoc County, Mississippi circa l840.
Submitted on Wed Nov 11 16:36:47 EST 1998
Trying to locate information regarding one of my ancestors:
ALBERT REED (1/2 Cherokee) born in Franklin TN in 1874.
His mother was fullblood from Lookout Mountain where she and her
family hid after their town (or village) was burned down. I have no
dates or name for her other than they called her 'Mamma'.
Albert married a woman by the name of Emma Marsh (daughter of Noey
Marsh [B.1847- D.1936]) and they had 2 known children:
1. Henry Reed [b. 3/22/1909- d.9/23/1963](WWII Vet)
2. William "Bill" Reed [no dates known]
If anyone can help me with these names or help me find some sort
of paper trail on Albert or any of the above names, it would be
Submitted on Wed Nov 11 11:31:09 EST 1998
Caleb REED married Hannah REED December 18,1815 in Williamson
County,TN. They later moved to the Flat Creek area in Bedford County
which is now Marshall County. They had eight children and I am
searching for all Decendants. Hannahs father John REED moved to the
Brentwood area of Williamson Co. between 1795-1800. I have some
information on her parents and Siblings and will gladly share. I
don't have any information regarding Caleb Reed until he Married
Larry Milton Reed
Submitted on Wed Nov 11 01:11:13 EST 1998
Looking for information on the brothers of and descendants of Oliver
Woods (b. 15 Oct 1784) married Nancy Haynes in Harpeth Lick,
Williamson County, TN. Oliver's father was John Woods and his mother
was Margaret Holmes.
Brett F. Woods
Submitted on Tue Nov 10 01:47:16 EST 1998
Elizabeth YORK married James HARRISON on Dec 27, 1820 in Williamson
Co TN James YORK, bondman. Need additional information on this
family, both ancestors and possible children they may have had. Am
trying to confirm this couple to be my 3rd great grandparents. Any
help would be appreciated.
Submitted on Mon Nov 9 14:17:43 EST 1998
Searching for info on Robert TERRY who was born in Ky in 1807 and
married Elizabeth Newsom PATE, daughter of Jesse PATE and Nancy
LOFTIN, in Williamson Co, Tn in Dec 1829. Who were Robert TERRY's
parents? Where was Robert born and what were the date and place of
Robert's death? Also need any info on Jesse PATE and Nancy LOFTIN.
Submitted on Thu Nov 5 20:55:31 EST 1998
Looking for information on Bennett Sires, Nancy Hamlet, and Jane Haley
all from Williamson Co. B. Sires wed Nancy in 1831 and Jane in 1848
Submitted on Thu Nov 5 20:09:17 EST 1998
John Campbell m. Ellender Denton. They had 6 children while living
Williamson Co, TN. l. Mariah b. 1800 m. Joseph Gill, 2. Joseph D.
b. 1802, 3. Elizabeth b. 1804, 4. Susannah b. 1807. Two other
children b. in Maury Co. were; John b. 1909, and William b. 1812.
John Campbell died about 1820, and Mariah, husband and Ellender with
rest of family migrated to Hamilton Co., Il. Does anyone have any
information to fill in the blanks on this line.
Good luck in your search,
Maty Lou Jacobson
Submitted on Wed Nov 4 17:10:57 EST 1998
Looking for parents & siblings of Stephen Douglas (S.D.) GILES, born
6/3/1869 in Williamson Co, TN. Moved to Texas and then to Oklahoma
Submitted on Tue Nov 3 12:19:09 EST 1998
Thomas Jefferson DEAL b. 1867 married Ida Elizabeth ALLEN b 1869.
Both were born in Williamson County. Thomas Jefferson DEAL's dad was
nicknamed Til, but we believe it also was Thomas as was his dad's
name. Any information on these generations of Thomas DEAL?
Submitted on Mon Nov 2 13:32:11 EST 1998
I am searching for the parents of Willim WINSTEAD (1750-1831; settled
in Tenn. in 1795; born in Vir.) He is listed in Goodspeed Hist. with
descendents John and John M. WINSTEAD living in Williamson Co. Tenn.
He married Betsy(1760-1842). Their daughter Mason married John G.
WILSON (also looking for his parents).
Submitted on Sun Nov 1 14:28:52 EST 1998
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