Lawrence County, Tennessee Queries

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Seeking obituary, or newspaper article, related to Alfred F. HOLLEY. Alfred was born July 12, 1921 in Lauderdale County, AL. His date of death is unknown. He died in a terrible gas truck accident, sometime between 1943 and 1946. Alfred had to turn the truck quickly to avoid hitting another vehicle. The gas truck burst into flames and killed him. Alfred was married to Lillian PETTUS on December 25, 1942. Alfred listed his residence as Minor Hill, TN. Alfred was my father's brother.
(Mr.) Layne A. Holley
Submitted on Fri Sep 23 15:37:55 CDT 2005


I am looking for info on the family of Janes Roland COBB (b. 8/6/1860 in Fayette or Lamar Co., AL d. 5/23/26 in Lawrence Co., TN). He was married twice. The first time to Ann Eliza SMOTHERS (b. 12/14/1860 in SC d. 4/3/1905 in Winston Co., AL). His second wife was Mattie GLEATON (b. 12/1/1877 in GA d. 7/6/1951 in Lawrence Co., TN). In 1930, Mattie was listed as head of house hold with chldren: Arthur, Mollie, and Cecil. James had several children from both marriages. I am descended through his son William Thomas Cobb (b. 4/9/1886 in AL d. 8/9/1947 in Addison, Winston Co., AL). William's mother was James's first wife.
Eric Harvella
Submitted on Thu Sep 22 22:19:53 CDT 2005


Looking for info on a Berry & Judge C.Rickman. On the 1850 Lawrence County Census, there is a Berry & Judge C Rickman living a couple door away from each other. Does anyone know who the siblings & parents of these men are? I am trying to link these two to a possible William Mark Rickman or a George W. Rickman or a Silas Morgan Rickman. Thanks for all you help. Travis Mask
Travis Mask
Submitted on Wed Sep 21 18:34:40 CDT 2005


Actually these families originated in Wayne County,TN,Lawwrence,Lewis Counties TN., Researching my ALLEN/HAYES family in Lawrence County, Tn.and Texas. MY grandfather James Shelton "Shell" ALLEN, B. 19BT.Wayne Co.,Tn b. abt 1849. M.; Mary GIBSON; 28 July 1872,They had three in 1880 census children;Sarah,Lavonia, and James. No informaion on this family, its like they were swept away with the wind! By 1886 in Lewis Co.TN. Shell had married Mary HAYES,whose parents were William R. HAYES and Sarah(Sallie) ALLEN. My Mary Hayes was one of 13 children. Need information regarding Sarah (sallie)ALLEN-HAYES death. Her husband William R. Hayes moved to Texas and I do not know if Sallie died prior to Leaving Tennnessee, on the way to Texas or after they settled there. I would like to know where Sallie ALLEN-HAYES is buried. If you have any information on these families, please email me. Sincerely, Joyce A. Luna
Joyce A. Luna -- 1505 Springboro Rd Apt 7, Cookeville, TN 38506-4928
Submitted on Tue Sep 20 23:07:51 CDT 2005


Daniel -- 25 Percheron Drive, York, PA 17402
Submitted on Wed Sep 14 15:45:18 CDT 2005


Looking for Descendent of Emory PACE b-1933 prob Ky died IN 1999 in Ethridge, Lawrence Co Tn was married to Ludina ?? they had these children : BRIAN PACE, ANGELA PACE,TERESA PACE, they are part of my extended PACE family. Darlene Pace
Darlene Pace
Submitted on Wed Sep 7 12:31:21 CDT 2005


I am looking for the burial place of Nathan and Sarah Cox. They lived in the vicinity of Mockerson in Lawrence County. Nathan died between 1850 and 1860. Sarah died after 1870. Any help in locating these graves would be greatly appreciated.
Bill Robinson
Submitted on Mon Sep 5 12:18:39 CDT 2005


My gggrandfather, John Henry Ross, was born in Lawrence County, TN Nov. 25, 1824 and moved with his family to Missouri when he was 4 years old. I would like information regarding his family - Parents and siblings if available. Thank you.
Submitted on Sun Aug 28 23:29:57 CDT 2005


Looking for Alvin J. Crabb. Born Abt 1893 in TN. Married (1) Viola WILLFORD. Children are Jewel, Gladys, Fred, Lucille, Delmar. Married (2) Olive BELL, born 10 May 1910. Children are Hybernia, born 11 Nov 1924.
Tammey -- 611 Woodward Avenue; Suite 8089, Detroit, MI 48226
Submitted on Fri Aug 19 17:41:22 CDT 2005


Jessey Sills married Josie Alsup, 13 Jan. 1893, by J. N. Dickerson, MG; in Lawrence Co., Tn. Need parents and descendants of Jessey and Josie. Thanks, Sue
Sue Davis
Submitted on Tue Aug 23 12:15:27 CDT 2005


Information regarding;ALLEN FAMILY. Shell ALLEN b. abt.1854, Wayne Co,TN. Marriage 1. Mary GIBSON b. abt. 1861,Leona b. abt.1874,James b.abt.1876 and Sarah b.abt.1878. In 1886 Shell ALLEN married Mary HAYES in Lewis County, TN., along with his children they had other children and both died and are buried in Barnesville Community Cemetery, unmarked graves. I would appreciate any information regarding these families. Sincerely, Joyce Luna
Joyce Luna -- 1505 Springboro Rd, cookeville, TN 38506-4928
Submitted on Tue Aug 16 21:06:31 CDT 2005


Seek info on family of Samuel H. DAME, age 23 in 1880 census of Lawrence Co. TN. Have copy of a l882 letter from him to his Aunt, Obedience (CLARK) JOHNSON who lived in MO. Want to know the family connections. Thank you, Judy in TX
Judy Johnson Erickson
Submitted on Sun Aug 14 21:04:05 CDT 2005


I am trying to find out about Tom Dennis the "outlaw" mentioned in the Bugger Saga. Where was he from? What happened to him? Did he have a wife and family?
Joseph Dennis
Submitted on Sat Aug 13 09:39:51 CDT 2005


Am looking for children's names of three brothers who were in Lawrence Co. Tenn. in 1830. The brothers were John, Reubin and William. Were they married and what were their children's names. I'm trying to connect them to my gggrandfather. Thanks
C. Miller
Submitted on Thu Aug 11 19:48:54 CDT 2005


Looking for information/descendents of Ezekiel and Susannah (maiden also Mobley)Mobley, who lived in Lawrence and Maury Counties from about 1810-1824. They had children Edward (m. Jane Bradshaw), Mary "Polly" (m. Abner Johnson), Ransom (m. Priscilla Bailey), Elizabeth "Biddy" (m. Peter Johnson), and Lydia. Son Edward was a citizen of Lawrence County until his death; son Ransom moved to Weakley County and then to Arkansas.
Katy Cross
Submitted on Tue Aug 9 01:26:22 CDT 2005


Why haven't any queries been posted since April 29?
Submitted on Sun Aug 7 18:33:35 CDT 2005


Need information on James HAMPTON, born 11 Nov 1826 in Lawrence Co, Tenn, son of John L Hamton and Louisa Lavina--?surname unknown. Need information on Samuel BROWN, of Lawrence Co. Tennessee, born 17 July 1803. Married Zilpha McCarty 9 Jan 1824 in Lawrence Co., Tenn
Sharon Johnson
Submitted on Tue Aug 2 23:34:13 CDT 2005


John Wince ESTES and Mary MITCHELL married in Lauderdale County, Al in 1866. Their children were Joe, Annie, Tennie,Wince,Jr., and Aaron. Joe and Wince, Jr. are known to be buried in Lawrenceburg and Loretta respectively. Any information about these people is desired. Of particular interest is the father of Mary Mitchell (Thomas J. MITCHELL) who had a very interesting history (associated with his death in Mississippi). If this story was passed down through descendants of above living in Lawrence cty. please contact me.
Barbara Moser
Submitted on Mon Aug 1 16:05:25 CDT 2005


Trying to research a Mrs. Adie Davis. and A Jadkson Davis. They supposedly lived in the West Point area. Thank You.
James (Jack) Davis -- P.O. Box 543, Summit, AR 72677-0543
Submitted on Sat Jul 30 19:40:11 CDT 2005


I would like any information on the Tennessee Crosser family. Thank you in advance for your help! Laura
Laura Denham
Submitted on Fri Jul 29 13:21:31 CDT 2005


Looking for local info on Nellie Naomi JARVIS, born in Lawrence Co. on 21 Dec 1883, daughter of James William and Mary JARVIS. James William and family lived in Illinois in 1880, and was in Indiana by 1885; he was a farmer. A sister, Mary Ann, died in 1883, may be buried here. Older sister Lutie Belle, 10, may have been in school.
Herbert E. Barnett
Submitted on Thu Jul 28 08:34:50 CDT 2005


I am looking for information regarding Jurgen BEHRENS (11 June 1902-12 Dec 1962) and his wife Hilka Marie (LEENERTS) BEHRENS (22 March 1904-22 Jan 1994). I believe they are buried in Cole Cemetery in Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co., TN. I would like a picture of their tombstone and copies of their obituaries. Any help would be appreciated!
Teri Kestner
Submitted on Wed Jun 29 10:46:00 CDT 2005


Looking for the first husband of Pamphelia M. Hale. They had a son, John William KINCAID born 28 Oct 1877 Lawrence Co., Tn, who married Emma E. RICHARDSON. Pamphelia M. (Hale) KINCAID married (2) James Quincy GIBBONS.
Mary Ann Million -- 1455 B CR 2008, Glen Rose, TX 76043
Submitted on Wed Jun 29 15:26:44 CDT 2005


Looking for marriage record of Asa Jennings Slaughter. His WWI Draft Card, dated 5 June 1918, states he had a wife and his address was Route 2, Loretto, Lawrence County, Tennessee. What township or district is Loretto in? I need to look for him on the 1920 census.
Karen Borton
Submitted on Mon Jul 4 19:55:08 CDT 2005


Searching for Robert Carr. Was at first settlement on Big Buffalo River 1815, In 1818 Lawrence Co Voters list, 1820 census. Lemmons/Lemon/Lamon/Loman /Leamon 1820-1830 census. Young Yeoman in 1820-1830 census. He could be a Lemon or Emmons. All names connected.
Jean Carr Kinsey
Submitted on Tue Jul 5 18:22:07 CDT 2005


Does anyone have info on Samuel Norwood and/or Manerva West?..she was born in 1830. Samuel may have married a Chickasaw woman who was Manerva's mother and later lived in Franklin Co....Manerva is believe to have married an Enoch West in Franklin Co. in 1846. Thanks.
Submitted on Sun Jun 26 15:47:18 CDT 2005


Have Info that linked Abram Hester to unerground railroad, believe that was while his family lived in Lawrence co. Is there a record of this? (1860).
bonnie hansler -- 280 laramie, Batesville, AR 72501
Submitted on Wed Jun 22 12:13:08 CDT 2005


I am looking for information about a "Tom Tate" and his wife "Joscie Hunt". They moved to Texas in the 1890's (as far as we can tell). They were in Tennessee at one point, because the 1900 & 1910 Census lists the childern's birthplace as TN.
Keith E. Tate
Submitted on Thu Jun 16 13:46:26 CDT 2005


I am looking for information on a david fanklin SLATER that is buried in the fly community of muary county.
Darryl Slater
Submitted on Fri Jun 10 20:19:43 CDT 2005


I am looking for parents of William Hobert Giles; born 1898 died 1966 and his wife Sarah Alice Ruff; born 1901 died 1949. They both came from east Tn.,don't know exactly when. I believe Dovie Hill; wife of Samuel Hill may have been either a Giles or Ruff before marrage to Mr. Hill. I do know Wm Hobert had a brother named John, his wife Mary and a sister Jeannie or Jennie that was married to Von Schultz. Any info will be greatly appreciated.
Doris A Giles
Submitted on Sat Jun 11 13:56:51 CDT 2005


Looking for marriage info for William Amos ADAIR and Sarah G.??? abt. 1920, probably in Lawrenceburg, Lawrence County. Could also be Amos W. ADAIR. also any info about Jap ADAIR, same county. Thank You
Shirley Bohannon
Submitted on Sat Jun 11 14:03:35 CDT 2005


looking for a listing of graves in Dunn cemetery. I have an aunt who was buried there as an infant - Iva Dean McGuire, but she has no stone..does anyone know of a church record or any way my family could locate her grave site?
Jan McGuire
Submitted on Tue Jun 7 19:24:01 CDT 2005


Can anyone tell me where was Wolf Creek, Dist 1 in 1860 is on today's map. I understand that in 1860 the post office that served the Wolf Creek was Green Hill (Lauderdale County) Alabama. Can anyone confirm this? The Ephraim GRISHAM and Jordan DURBIN family lived there. The 1860 census also states a vacant home of Mary ATWELL and another vacant home of Charley ATWELL.
Submitted on Thu Jun 2 16:34:52 CDT 2005


I am looking for any information on African American persons with surnames of Hickman, Webster or Smith in the Lawrence County area. Hickman is my mother maiden name, and she is from Lawrenceburg. Webster and Smith are surnames from her mother's side. I've only located a few nameslisted in the colored census from 1870 and 1880.
Tabitha [Hickman] Oglesby
Submitted on Fri Jun 3 13:49:03 CDT 2005


The 1840 census lists a James KIRK living in Lawrence Co., TN, with a wife, 2 sons and 1 daughter. Also in 1850 there is a Wm. P. Kirk there with his family. It isn't clear if the two are related. Does anyone have any information on these folks? I am looking for a connection to a Kirk family in Lancaster Co., SC. Thanks very much in advance for any help.
Kathy Kirk
Submitted on Sun May 29 22:46:24 CDT 2005


I'm looking for and back ground for Sanduskys in Tennessee.
Jay Cantieri
Submitted on Mon May 30 01:31:50 CDT 2005


James H. BELUE married Mary Ann FERGUSON in Lawrence County Nov. 5, 1840. I am interested in finding her parents names and names of any siblings.
Helen Burcham
Submitted on Mon May 23 16:21:01 CDT 2005


I am trying to find more information about Ambrose YARBROUGH (or YARBOBOUGH) b. 1796 in Anson, NC and died 23 Jul 1864, Lawrence County, Tennessee. According to my records his wife was Mary Murdock b. 1800, South Carolina, d. 22 Aug 1857, Lawrence County, TN. I am also trying to find the names of his parents as well as any additional information about them. Thank you.
Sherrie G. Burdick
Submitted on Fri May 20 19:44:50 CDT 2005


I am interested in any information about William J. Pryor, his wife Martha Breshears, their ancestors, and their son Stephen Pryor. William seems to have been a Cofederate soldier and then after his capture, a Union soldier. Stephen Pryor was my grandfather.
John B. Pryor
Submitted on Sun May 15 14:56:24 CDT 2005


I have a grandfather buried in Lawrence county and on his tomb rock there is an inscription...much like a monogram...that is about the same size as his name. It is "BMA" with the "M" being larger than the B to its left and the A to its right. Does anyone have any idea what this might stand for? please email me if you have any idea. thanks!
Submitted on Sun May 15 21:46:52 CDT 2005


I am looking for information about MARY AMANDA DUNCAN. She was born in 1824 in Tennessee. From the 1850 Census record, it appears she had a younger brother, George W. Duncan, who was born about 1838. Mary Amanda married Abraham Helton in 1842 or 1843. They lived in Lawrence County, TN and had 3 children: Eliza Emeline b. 1844, married Jonas Crews in 1859; Frances Matilda b. abt 1855; William James b. abt 1850. She died in Lawrence Co., TN, in 1894 and was buried in the Buchanan-Crews Cemetery. She has been reinterred in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. I would like to know the names of her parents and her place of birth.
Submitted on Mon May 9 09:46:23 CDT 2005


I am seeking information on the parents, siblings, children and other family members of Veleria A. Smith born about 1873 in Lawrence County and married to Josiah Poland in Lawrence County on October 15, 1889.
Mary Poland
Submitted on Mon May 2 21:24:32 CDT 2005


Can anyone tell me the connection between the Thomas Gilbert and Sisk family of Lawrence &; Hickman Co. TN.
Submitted on Tue May 3 14:10:18 CDT 2005


Iam looking for any information on Manchester Weatherford. He married Molley Wooten in 1865 in Lawrence co. He died in Bell co.Tx in 1923.
Joe Weatherford
Submitted on Thu May 5 01:04:12 CDT 2005


My grandmother, Mabel Pearl ADKISSON was born May 8,1895 in Wayland Springs,Lawrence Co, Tn. She died Oct 12 1991 in Tucson,Pima,Az. She was the d/o of William Jonas ADKISSON( b. Feb 2 1855 in Wayland Springs and d.Dec 18,1940)and Sarah Jane(Jamie) WILLIS(b.Nov 10, 1860 in Lawrence Co. Tn. and d.Jan 20, 1930). Both parents died in Savannah,Hardin Co. Tn. William and Jamie ADKISSON were married on Aug 7, 1879. I assume in Lawrence Co? If my only source is correct, Mabel ADKISSON'S siblings were Virgil S., Hawtie M., Ida B., James Walter,and Edgar Trew ADKISSON, all born between 1880 and 1889. It appears that all or most of her family moved to Hardin county Tn sometime after her birth. Mabel ADKISSON married Judge E Everett MABRY in Hardin Co Tn. They had one child, Raymond Earnest MABRY. I would appreciate a 1980 and/or 1990 Lawrence County Census lookup and any information anyone might have in regard to my grandmother and her parents, grandparents and siblings. I thank you in advance for your assistance.
Submitted on Fri May 6 02:06:24 CDT 2005


My grandfather was James Wiley Williams DOB 4/6/1872, Lawrenceburg, TN. His Social Sec App gives his father's name as William Preston Williams and mother's name as Fannie Gower, both of Lawrence Co., TN. William Preston married a 2nd time to Mary J. Kelso and moved to Giles Co., TN. The 1880 Census lists my grandfather as Wiley, 8 yrs, grandson. Can anyone shed some light on this???
Barb Williams Chenoweth -- P.O. Box 502, Howe, IN 46746
Submitted on Sun May 8 08:52:45 CDT 2005


Would like to contact descendants of Tice family of Lawrence Co., Tn.
Roy Addicks
Submitted on Sun May 8 13:03:54 CDT 2005


Searching for info on William Henry Brashears b 1839. He married Nancy Wilkerson (no date) then Margaret Morgan in 1866. He was in the Civil War ( 6th Tennessee Cal. Union) I need parents, siblings or any family member.
Lana Brashears
Submitted on Sun May 8 17:25:03 CDT 2005


THOMPSON I am searching for information on the family of Fletcher Thompson, father of former US Sentaor Fred Thompson.
;Darrell L. McGraw -- PO Box 211, Hixson, TN 37343
Submitted on Sun May 1 10:02:23 CDT 2005


Searching for desendants of Hardin Payne. Except from Godspeed's History of Lawrence Co., TN.... ... The first commissioners of the poor were Robert Hill, George Lucus and Robert Chaffin, who were appionted in 1820. In 1824 Mr. Lucas ,James Burns and Hardin Payne distributed $62 to the poor. Previous to the purchase of the poor farm in 1837, pauper s were cared for by private indiviuals.... Further is greatly appreciated. Randall Hughes, Member LCGS
Randall Hughes
Submitted on Fri Apr 29 14:12:52 CDT 2005


JOEL B. DRAKE was in Lawrence Co. abt. 1851 and died there in 1881, buried in Neal Cemetery. Was married first to ELITIA MYRA BENTHAL abt. 1836-1840 in Giles Co. Married SUSAN WILLIAMSON BLACK, widow of ISAAC N. BLACK. After SUSAN'S death in Dec. 1861, he married ARTELIA FORT GOOCH, May 1862. He fathered at least 19 children. ELITIA JANE DRAKE, his first child to reach adulthood, married GEORGE W. WELCH in 1861. They were my gr. grandparents, and are buried in Neal Cemetery. Have recently been in contact with a DRAKE descendent from JOEL B.'S 3rd wife and he has info that the parents of JOEL B. DRAKE were LEWIS AND ELIZABETH CONWAY DRAKE. Has no proof, but this has been passed down to him by his father OSCAR DRAKE, JR., deceased. We would like to have any info about any of these family members or anyone connected to them. Would like to know of any siblings also, if anyone knows of any. KETURAH DRAKE, the second child of JOEL'S married J. SIMMS. I have no record of where any of his wives are buried.
Barbara Stevenson -- 5204 Ville-Angela Lane, Hazelwood, MO 63042-1633
Submitted on Thu Apr 28 20:26:20 CDT 2005


Am trying to locate a definate connection between my G-grandfather, Thomas HOWARD, b. 1855-56 in TN. and G-grandmother, Mary C. ABERNATHY-TURNER, b. 1853-54 in Lauderdale Co. AL. I have found them both on the 1880 Boone Co. AR. census page where Thomas states he is from TN. but would like to be able to locate Grandpa HOWARD'S family for sure. Thank you all, Sandra in Az.
Sandra Fischer -- P.O.Box 1235, Black Canyon City, AZ 85324
Submitted on Sun Apr 24 15:12:29 CDT 2005


Can anyone tell me anything about Mary Blasingame (age or anything) that married Joseph Sisk on Jan. 23,1865 in Lawrence County Tennessee?
Submitted on Wed Apr 20 21:41:19 CDT 2005


I am looking for information on the SIMBECK's of Lawrence County. I would appreciate any information anyone can give me. Thank you.
Denice Klaiber
Submitted on Tue Apr 19 03:34:51 CDT 2005


I am interested in obtaining more information on John W SCOTT,found in 1920 Lawrence Co. census as follows: SCOTT, John W. 42 TN AL TN,head Grace E 38 IN IN IN, wife Lamm?, Elwood N 56 IN IN IN,Father in law, Anna C. 54 OH England OH, Mother in law
Submitted on Sat Apr 16 11:07:02 CDT 2005


Looking for information on the Griffith's that lived in Ethridge, TN (Lawrence County) during the late 1800's (1894-1910). They passed away sometime around 1905-1910.
Donald Griffith
Submitted on Thu Apr 7 20:54:25 CDT 2005


I am looking for information on gggggrandfather,John BRESHEARS, d. Lawrence Co. TN, 1852,his son Issac Sr. and Issac Jr., Issac Jr. married Sioney OWL, daug. of Lewis OWL, in Tenn. in 1844, they moved into Mississippi where thier first child was born in 1845. Issac Sr. also had a daughter, Martha,who married John PIERE, in Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co. Tenn in 1846. Any help you can give on this family will be appreciated.
Linda Harris
Submitted on Thu Apr 7 15:12:28 CDT 2005


Looking for information on John H FOX born between 1851 and 1855 in TN and his wife Margaret Narcissa WOODARD born abt 1855 in TN. Also their son Sherman Harrison FOX born 3 Oct 1891 in Lawrenceburg, TN.
Clara Solesbee
Submitted on Tue Apr 5 16:41:10 CDT 2005


I am looking for information on the family of Calvin P. Horn(e) who married Elizabeth Jane Tidwell. They lived in West Point, Lawrence Co., TN. Their son, Raymond Earl Horne was my grandfather. Thank you.
Cindy Lambert
Submitted on Thu Mar 31 11:46:53 CST 2005


Seeking information on Thomas, Charles and Charles Jr. Cook(e) who were in Lawrence Co TN in 1820-1840. Charles Jr. Went to Polk Co, Missouri by 1850. Charles Jr. married Emarilla "Amanda" Brashers / Brashears in Lawrence Co, TN 1839. I believe Charles Sr. was in Clark, KY in 1810. Thomas was from Franklin Co, NC. Also John Cook(e) who married Martha Huddleston and went from Lawrence Co, TN to Hickory Co, Missouri by 1850.
Sanra Young
Submitted on Tue Mar 29 10:16:15 CST 2005


I am looking for any information on James Harvey Wilson and his family. He was born November 27 1841, married February 8 1865 to Mary Jane Earp and lived in Arkansas in 1880. He died March 18 1892.
R Wilson
Submitted on Tue Mar 29 09:39:06 CST 2005


I'm looking for decendents of Jessie Lindsey
Kay Lindsey
Submitted on Mon Mar 28 21:35:26 CST 2005


I am looking for any info on Oscar Yocom born Oct.7,1859 and his descendants.Any help will be appriciated. Thanks
Submitted on Mon Mar 28 19:12:26 CST 2005


DURBIN, JORDAN & Rebecca---Can someone tell me the 5 household census information prior and after Jordan Durbin in the 1850 census. I believe it was the 1st District and the Household Surname list shows Durbin's are listed on the following pages 305A, 305B & 314A. Thanks
Submitted on Sat Mar 26 23:39:22 CST 2005


Need information on Hughs family. Particularly David D. Hughs born in South Carolina abt. 1795. According to my research he was the Father of David James "D.J." Hughes from here in Lawrence Co.. ALL help is appreciated. Documented proof requested.
Randall Hughes
Submitted on Fri Mar 25 07:45:25 CST 2005


Looking for information on JAMES CORNELIUS GRIFFIN born 1847 wife NANCY E. BASSHAM(she could have been called Mary some times)children were IDA E.born 1865 JAMES AVERY born 1867 and his twin IRVIN CORNELIUS. After James Cornelius died in 1871 Nancy E. Married JAMES C.MCMASTERS and they had two children Ada, and Frank
Augusta Griffin Slagle -- 1926 Parkview, Duncan,, OK 73533
Submitted on Wed Mar 23 13:34:02 CST 2005


Looking for any information on David Dame born in VA listed in the 1850 Lawrence County census as 80yrs old, Elizabeth born in VA 60yrs old, James 18 yrs old born TN and Mary 17yrs old born TN.
Alene Whitesides
Submitted on Sun Mar 20 22:39:03 CST 2005


I am looking for information on Thomas GOFF. I found him in the 1840 census, and want to know if anyone can tell me more about his family.
Cara Benson
Submitted on Sat Mar 19 00:25:52 CST 2005


Looking for any information on David Dame 60 yrs. old born in VA per the Lawrence Co. 1850 census. Wife is Elizabeth.
Alene Dame Whitesides
Submitted on Fri Mar 18 00:04:27 CST 2005


Seeking information on John Cook(e), Charles Cook Sr, Charles Cook Jr and Wm. Cook who were in Lawrence, TN 1820-1840. John was in Hickory Co, MO 1850-1870 along with several Brashears families. They may have been related.
Sandra Branson Young
Submitted on Wed Mar 16 09:49:10 CST 2005


i am looking for the parents of Mary Ann Ferguson who married James H. Belue november 5, 1840 in lawrence county, tn. also need names of parents of Mary Bullington who married Zachariah Belue. they are both buried at second creek cemetery, lawrence county.
Submitted on Thu Mar 10 19:44:14 CST 2005


SEEKING INFO ON ANYONE WHO KNEW MARTHA ADDLINE STAFFORD between 1967-1968.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!please help
lucinda smith -- 229 n columbia ave , Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
Submitted on Wed Mar 9 14:20:09 CST 2005


seeking any info on my father ROBERT ALLEN BROWNING. he would have known MARTHA ADDLINE STAFFORD from lawrenceburg tn martha's mother was VIOLA STAFFORD.HE may or may not have lived in NASHVILE,TN his mothers name could have been ELIZABETH.ANY HELP OR INFO WOULD BE GREAT.
LUCINDA CREWS -- 299 n columbia ave , Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
Submitted on Wed Mar 9 14:17:05 CST 2005


I am interested in finding information on Telitha Blasingame, b. 12/25/1829 to Thomas Carr Blasingame and Elizabeth Mills, married Madison M. Fisher on 12/21/1847 in Lawrence Co. TN Four years later she married Benjamin Franklin Joiner on 01/12/1851. I would like to know if she had siblings, Cherokee blood or whatever information is available. She was my ggrandmother in the Joiner family. Thanks for any info.
Shirley Pugh
Submitted on Tue Mar 8 20:55:35 CST 2005


searching cemetary records from mimosa cemetery for Claudia Marie Fisher died 1983
John Egnaczyk -- 1043 Stagecoach Trail, Lusby, MD 20657
Submitted on Sun Mar 6 00:41:52 CST 2005


Seeking Information on Nels Courtney and Sarah Brooks. Daughter Bessie Beatrice Courtney b. 10 Jun 1900 m. Jim Lewis Stephenson 24 Oct 1916 moved to Oklahoma and then Washington State. Other Children were Joe Courney, Ethel Courtney (m. Haromon) and Dora Courtney (m. Christmas). Bessie is my grandmother. I have no other information on family.
Robin Stephenson
Submitted on Mon Feb 28 18:05:02 CST 2005


Looking for the parents of Sandaville FLIPPO who married Viney Woods. <;BR>Sharon
Submitted on Sat Feb 26 23:22:02 CST 2005


I am trying to find the date of death for Thomas J Craig of Maury County. It seems to be 1881 but we have no confirmation. Also wanted to know the cause of death and any remaining family
Susan Knight
Submitted on Sat Feb 26 18:54:50 CST 2005


I am searching for information on my grandmother. She was born in St Joe which i think is in Lawerence county. Her father's name was Haven B Talbert and her mother was Mary Jane Johns. My grandmother was Nancy Talbert born in 1886. She married Jack Grimes and lived in Perry County later. I would like more information on her parents.Thanks for any one who can help me.
Mary Connor
Submitted on Tue Feb 22 05:29:10 CST 2005


Researching ancestors of William (Will) G. STORY found in Lawrence Co TN 1900. Who was his father/siblings, and where can I find data on William's father. William & family eventually move to Hopkins Co TX
Kay Nichols
Submitted on Mon Feb 21 13:48:00 CST 2005


I am looking for information on my grandfather's family. His name was John A. KELLEY, born around 1869. He was from a large family, many of whom were medical doctors. He moved to Fort Worth,Texas, but his family was from Tennessee. Thank you in advance for your assistance!
Marion Kelley Lee
Submitted on Thu Feb 17 23:39:40 CST 2005


Jackie Kelley
Submitted on Mon Feb 14 11:17:29 CST 2005


I am looking for a WILLIWMS family, that I am told is from Tennessee, James Dickson WILLIAMS, He went by Dick, was born in 1840, He came to Texas sometime after the civil war and married in Texas. He was supposedly married to someone else, in Tennessee, and his wife was killed along with a child, He took the other child, (Harmon Layfette Williams) and came to Texas. I know this is not much information, but someone must be working on this line. I believe that Dick had a brother Jesse WILLIAMS.
Virginia Dossman
Submitted on Sun Feb 13 20:10:30 CST 2005


Seeking any information concerning William ROBISON b. Oct 17, 1818 in Lawrence Co. Tn., d.Dec.14, 1881 in Big Flat Arkansas. m. Ludicia ABBOTT? abt 1836 Lawrence Co.Tn. Ludicia was b. abt 1813 d.abt 1853. Children: James M. b. 1837, Sara A. b. 1839., George Franklin b. 1841 Mary D. b.1843 John N b.1845 William L. b.1846 Martha E. b.1850 All born in Tn. Listed in 1850 Lawrence Co. Tn census 2nd wife of William was Ludicia (Dicy) GRISHAM? b. 1824 Tn. d.1907 Ar. Married abt 1854. Children: Clementine b. 1855 and Finis. b.1857. William's Mother was Sarah, b. abt 1795 in Tn.
Cecil Robison
Submitted on Thu Feb 10 22:54:37 CST 2005


I am trying to contact ILINDA who posted a query on James Madison MARTIN in 1997. James Madison MARTIN, b. some say 1821 but all censuses show 1832, married Elizabeth IVY, then her twin sister Mary Agnes IVY, then Bettie ?. His daughter, Catherine Mamie MARTIN, married Samuel Alexander WILLIAMSON. Mamie died in childbirth. My father never knew his grandmother and would love to get a picture and any history of the MARTIN family. ILINDA, your email link no longer works. Please contact me.
Sue Kriegshauser -- 3505 Sunland Garden Ct.,, St. Louis, MO 63129
Submitted on Tue Feb 8 12:50:28 CST 2005


I am looking for any information on the following: Charlie Davis born 3-12-1899 Macon county, TN married Sidie Holleman b: 4-16-1899 Jackson County, TN Granville Parents of Charlie Davis: James Wade Davis & Sarah Elizabeth Jones Parents of Sidie Holleman: Tom Holleman & Martha Woodall Also Jerry Ray born in late 1800"s married to Rebecca Woodside both form Jackson County
Kim Walker
Submitted on Wed Feb 2 12:29:45 CST 2005


Submitted on Mon Jan 31 19:01:19 CST 2005


searching for any information on pheobe jane HUTCHESON, born oct 10,1849 in Lawrence county, tennessee
karen cunningham boyd -- 109 s roane , webb city, MO 64870
Submitted on Wed Jan 26 14:39:32 CST 2005


I am looking for any record, any where in Tennessee, of a marriage between Mary (Polly)CALDWELL and John GRACE, between 1810-1830
Submitted on Wed Jan 26 13:00:10 CST 2005


My grandfather Ernest (Earnest) WINTTER (WINTER) was married to Martha S. REDDING IN 1874. They had a son James Henry WINTTER (WINTER) who was said to be born in 1874 in Lawerence Co. TN. I have not been able to find them there. They were listed in the 1880 census in Lauderdale Co. AL. How may I find them in TN?
Johjn Wintter -- 420 Redwood St., Birmingham, AL 35210
Submitted on Tue Jan 25 22:16:27 CST 2005


I am seeking any info on Matilda (Tillie) Wildes who married Calvin Wright. They had six children and one of them was Clarence Calvin Wright.. I am also seeking any info on Henley Dickson and Mettie Mobbs.They had several children and one of them was Lillian Mae Dickson. Clarence Calvin Wright married Lillian Mae Dickson; not sure when tho. They are all from the Lawrence/Etheridge area. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Christy Ahleman
Submitted on Fri Jan 21 12:38:22 CST 2005


I am looking for information on CHARLES HIRAM MYERS and HIRAM MYERS of Lawrence County. CHARLES HIRAM is buried in the Mt. Nebo Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery outside of Iron City as C H MYERS.
R P Myers
Submitted on Wed Jan 19 19:14:15 CST 2005


Is anyone researching this family
Bill Davis -- 10135 hwy 128 , savannah, TN 38372
Submitted on Wed Jan 19 16:37:36 CST 2005


I have found a Malissa J. Crews that doesn't seem to fit into my research. I have placed her as a child of William Crews and Melisent Hicks. She was born 1838 in Lawrence Co. (I presume) and died 1908. She married William Allen Gobble around 1870 (again, I presume). If anyone can tell me for sure who her parents are, I'd really appreciate it!!! Thanks, Randall Hughes
Randall Hughes
Submitted on Sat Jan 15 17:40:12 CST 2005


Want information about ggrandfather James BLACKWELL. Born about 1866, possible in Wayne Co. Married Mary Alice GOWER (b.1870) of Lawrence Co. on March 23,1886. They had 2 daughters - Minnie Ellen (b. 1887) and Mary Emma (b. 1890). Abandoned family shortly after birth of Mary Emma. Need full name, place and date of birth, names of parents, place and date of death.
sharon fondelier
Submitted on Fri Jan 14 10:01:41 CST 2005


Looking for information about ggrandfather James W. ROBERTS. Born in Dec.1864, possibly in Iron City. Married Laura Elizabeth GALLOWAY of Lawrence Co. around 1882. Married Ellie (?) around 1908. Died in 1948. Buried in Railroad/Pleasant Spring UMC Cem. in Wayne Co. Want birthplace and names of parents.
sharon fondelier
Submitted on Fri Jan 14 09:47:56 CST 2005


Does anyone know the name of the church on Brush Creek that was by the Brush Creek Cemetery. I understand that it was a log structure and it burned. I would like to find any records of this church.
Jim Brewer
Submitted on Mon Jan 10 10:30:12 CST 2005


I am looking for information on the parents of Alex (Alexander) C. PICKARD, born 6 Oct 1823/24 in Lawrence Co., TN. and Susan BLASSINGAME, born 15 Oct. 1825/26 in Lawrence Co., TN. Alex C. PICKARD and Susan BLASSINGAME were married 30 June 1841 I am also looking for documentation to verify the dates and places I have listed for Alex C. PICKARD and Susan BLASSINGAME.
Marilyn Pickard
Submitted on Sun Jan 9 20:38:02 CST 2005


Looking for repeat of previous information on Ethel Ruth Dickey, graduate of Peabody College ca 1964/1965.
Submitted on Thu Jan 6 20:32:08 CST 2005


I would like to find information on my grandmother Nancy Jane TALBERT. It is believed she was born in Lawerence County. Her birthdat is 12-09-1887. Her Mother is Mary Jane JOHNS. Father is Henry V. TALBERT
Mary Grimes Connor
Submitted on Sat Jan 8 10:53:15 CST 2005


Searching cemetery records for Mt. Nebo and any burials of Middleton line.
Clyde Edmonds
Submitted on Thu Jan 6 13:00:50 CST 2005


BILLY NELSON -- 1880 russom rd. holly springs ms. 38635, holly springs, MS 38635
Submitted on Mon Jan 3 12:31:24 CST 2005


I am looking for the final rest places of JACOB SIDNEY EMMERT and M.C. (possibly Mary Catherine) GRIMES. They were married March 18, 1884 Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co., TN. and are possibly buried in the Mose Belew Cemetery off Long Branch Road. I have been to this cemetery, but their graves (if there) are not marked. Any help with this search will be greatly appreciated! I hope to locate their graves and mark them with a (proper) gravestone. Anyone with information PLEASE contact me!!!
Randall Hughes
Submitted on Tue Dec 28 09:04:54 CST 2004


Looking for Albert Price Bailey b. 5 Oct 1860. Any other info on his family is also appreciated.
Mark Jeffcoat
Submitted on Sun Dec 26 22:17:50 CST 2004


looking for any info on isaac sayler who died 1933 in a infrantry in tenn .he had a sister named sarah and possably one named mary. his married susie wells , and their children are cora, grant, malinda, dovey, dollie, willie who is my grandmother. can anyone help me to find where a infentry is located in tenn. thank you and merry christmas.
jada scott
Submitted on Sat Dec 25 19:17:06 CST 2004


I'm trying to gather some information on my grandparents and my father. My grandfather's name was Hiram CRAFT I'm not sure if he was a Tennessee native or not. My grandmother's name Lara Vida CRAFT. I'm not too sure if that is her correct name. Everyone called her Vida when I was little. She was an Alabama native I do believe, but I'm almost certain that she and my grandfather married in Tennessee. Possibily in Iron City, or somewhere in Lawrence county. My father Carl Leon CRAFT was born Nov. 29, 1949 in Iron City. Then between childhood and his teenage years moved with his parents, and brothers & sisters to Noblesville, Indiana. If anyone can give me ANY infortmation it would be greatly appreciated. Or, if anyone can tell me where to even begin with this quest that would be appreciated to. Thank You,
Submitted on Sun Dec 19 09:24:51 CST 2004


Would like anyone who could give me info on a BRICE MOORE & JANE L. JOHNSON, m: 30 Jan, 1828, Perry Co, Al. BRICE and JANE had several children JOHN M. b:Al, WILLIAM J.B. b:Al , ARCHIBALD G b:Al, MARGARET J. b: MO, MARY J. b: TN, & LUCY J. b: TN. They were in LAWRENCE CO., TN IN 1860. BRICE MOORE is on the tax rolls of LAWRENCE CO., TN in 1868. Thanks, Minnie Hawkins, TX
Minnie Hawkins
Submitted on Mon Dec 13 17:48:30 CST 2004


I am looking for Leonard Stewart. His second wife was Leona. Some of his children were Susan Katherine b. Jun 14, 1888, Andy, Janie, and George. They lived in or near Summertown, Lawrence Co. It is possible Susan was born in Napier, Lewis Co.
Sharon Bailey
Submitted on Sat Dec 11 13:56:49 CST 2004


Looking for any information on Airzzie Green lived in Lawrence co in 1922he was married to Ada Vernon Loony
Submitted on Fri Dec 10 15:48:28 CST 2004


Looking for information on my grandparents Tom(orThomas)LEDFORD and Minnie(MONTGOMERY)LEDFORD. Tom was the son of D.C. and Jane LEDFORD. Tom was born in 1883 and Minnie was born about 1887. They were believed to have been married in Lawrence Co. They had four children, Anna born in Virginia, Everett believed to have been born in Lawrence Co, Earl and James. They left for Ohio prior to 1926. Minnie may have been related to the Byrds of Lawrence Co.
Howard Hotchkiss -- 10304 Grand Circle, San Antonio, TX 78239
Submitted on Wed Dec 8 09:44:04 CST 2004


Looking for information on my great grandparents D. C. LEDFORD and his wife Jane. The D may have stood for Daulphis and the C may have stood for Columbus. They were living in Henryville, Lawrence Co, TN in 1931 at the time of the drowning of their son Thomas in Ohio. D.C. and Jane were believed to have had about ten children. D.C. was belived to have died 15 Dec 1936 and Jane believed to have died 23 Jan 1934.
Howard Hotchkiss -- 10304 Grand Circle, San Antonio, TX 78239-1411
Submitted on Wed Dec 8 08:33:19 CST 2004


I am seeking info on Nancy Burgess STEWART, my 6th great grandmother, who died circa 1846-50 in Lawerence Co. and is buried in the Old Bethel Missionary Baptist Church cemetery located 4 miles north of Lawrenceburg. She was the wife of William STEWART who died in 1831 in Bledsoe Co., TN.
Ernie Wentrcek
Submitted on Sat Dec 4 16:32:00 CST 2004


Marie Katharine Kathman was born in Florence, Alabama Jan. 17, 1902. She and her brother Louis were orphaned about 1905 and taken to St. Peter's Orphanage in Memphis by a Dr. Louis Polk. Does anyone know of any Kathmans that may have lived in Lawrence Co around 1905, or about this doctor?
Suzanne Flowers
Submitted on Sat Dec 4 14:15:50 CST 2004


I would like to find a death date for Charles Samuel (C S)TUCKER listed on 1910 Census Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co., TN pg 100a. He was supposed to have died 12 May 1907 in Lawrenceburg. His wife remarried in Sept. of 1917 in WI. Charles must have died between 1910 & 1917?? Thanks for any help. ~ Karen ~ This is the 1910 census listing: C S TUCKER Head M W 52 married 25 yrs b.Wi Father b. US Mother b. US Occu:Canvassing miscellaneous ware// C E Tucker Wife F W 48 married 25 yrs 9 children born 7 living b.WI Father b.WI Mother b. US// Charles A Tucker M W 27 single b.WI Father WI Mother WI Occu: Cook Resturant// D W Tucker Son M W 24 single b.WI Father WI Mother WI Occu: L????? Forman? Sawmill// Myra G Tucker DaughterF W 21single b.WI Father WI Mother WI Occu: None// Richard E Tucker Son M W 19 single b.Wi Father WI Mother WI Occu: Lumberman Sawmill// Douglas Roy Tucker Son M W 9 single b.WI Father WI Mother WI
Karen Weiss
Submitted on Sat Dec 4 12:57:14 CST 2004


I am looking for any info on the Dunnigan family of Lawerance co.My grandfather married Bertha Dunnigan in I belive 1925 in lawerance co.He was Evan F Goad. I am trying to find Bertha's family .She had bro.Ewell,Sis's Ida and Vassie.I would appreciate any info that you have. God bless you joan
joan cole
Submitted on Wed Dec 1 11:34:46 CST 2004


I am trying to locate information on a Cora Elizabeth (McMahan) Cothren she was married to a John Killus Cothren and passed away in 1972. She is my great gma and I am trying to do a family tree and can find no info on her..please help!
Submitted on Fri Nov 19 16:55:45 CST 2004


looking for where george oliver warren white and wife mary cole white buried in lawrenceburg tn - any information on children and descendents of these two would be appreciated. also where their land was located. Their son - dr augustus j white,wife lena j moss and children moved to texas in 1891. dr white's son lyndal warren white married a josephine anderson in robertson county texas - 5 children - one my grandfather - willie anderson white
lynda m white
Submitted on Tue Nov 16 09:54:22 CST 2004


LONG I am looking for a LONG family that resided in TN between 1833-1844 as this is the time that thier first children were born. The children; Elizabeth b:1833; James b:1835; Reuben b:1837; Polly b:1839; Catherine b:1841; Solomon b:1844. The mother is listed as an Alsy S. (spelling maybe different) and she is born in TN between @1816 according to her age on the 1850 census. She married an Edward Long b: @ 1810 and he is listed as being born in Alabama. The family should be listed on the 1840 TN census, but I have been unable to find them. I believe that the family may have left TN for KY or TX in 1844 as I find them in Texas in 1850. Thanks for any help Erny
Erny Long
Submitted on Mon Nov 8 07:19:49 CST 2004


Looking for any records for FRIDAY, FRIDY, FRIDIG, AND FRYDAY (between 1800-1828) variations. LINDSEY, GRIFFIN, BROWN and TOLES may be found. The FRIDAY'S AND BROWN families later moved to Tuscaloosa Co, AL by 1830.
Submitted on Tue Oct 19 15:56:14 CDT 2004


JESSE GILBERT -- 3420 hardway ln, springhill, TN 37174
Submitted on Mon Oct 18 20:35:06 CDT 2004


Need any information on the following family listed on Lawrence County Census of 1860 Marion SISK age 30, Margaret SISK age 47, Hezekiah SISK age 7, Josiah SISK age 16, and James SHAN (SHANSY) age 4.
Kathy Redden
Submitted on Mon Oct 18 02:50:15 CDT 2004


I am looking for information on the David D. Hughes family. My information shows; Married - Elizabeth (?), he was from either N.C. or S.C., born 1795 and she was born July 12, 1806 in N.C.. They had (at least) 2 children - David James "D.J." Hughes (1829) and Emeline (1839). His occupation is listed as a miller.
Randall Hughes
Submitted on Mon Oct 11 14:54:45 CDT 2004


I am looking for any information on William Lee Mason. I have heard that everyone called him Bill, and that he was in law enforcement. Any info would be wonderful to have. Thank you all
Missi Craft-Neathery
Submitted on Sat Sep 25 10:20:50 CDT 2004


need help with newspaper obits Apr 27 2002 Mary Dowden and 11 Nov 2002, Wilda Dowden.
Submitted on Sat Sep 25 06:37:33 CDT 2004


Looking for reply from Valarie J. Richardson Stevens -- In accessing information on Lawrence County, TN's website, came across your query (11/28/98) for information wanted on Claude Burns Richardson and Doris Orton. Have you received any replies? I may have some answers to your questions. Claude Richardson was my great-uncle. Please reply and we can correspond by e-mail, fax, etc. Your e-mail address in the query was not usable ( Looking forward to comparing notes with you. I am using my daughter's e-mail address for now.
Mary Frances Kincaid
Submitted on Fri Sep 24 00:58:33 CDT 2004


URBAN & PHILLIPS family of Tennessee & Alabama. Seeking info on Daniel Jackson Urban family and Lola Sirvirginia Phillips. Anyone researching this line please let me know.
Submitted on Fri Sep 24 00:02:23 CDT 2004


Researching information on GGGrandparents Napolean Yancey and Fannah or Lanier Garner. Marriage Bans on August 11, 1837. Any information on application or just any information available. Thank you
Barbara Hacker
Submitted on Thu Aug 5 07:11:54 MDT 2004


if anyone out there know where Charlie , tefteller children or grndchldren are like to make contact. Charlie, tefteller b, dec 25, 1894 tn d, abt 1943 was married to cora, malone, . charlie was by my grandma ella and frances frank, tefteller. they were all aroundlawrenceburg, tn hardin cty,tn close to savannah. my mothere was cora elizabeth , hunt, but ella was married to frances frank, teftell before 1908. thank;s letha, parrish==== charlie, tefteller.
Submitted on Wed Aug 4 14:51:20 MDT 2004


I'm looking for info. on William Burris 1780 Scotland.Also on William Newton Moore b. ca.1823.I know the other part of my family were from Lawrence,Co.Their last name is Riggs.
Jean Cothren
Submitted on Sun Aug 1 21:35:20 MDT 2004


I am researching Alford N. and Anna Marie Peters and their children, Edward 1847, James N. 1850, Thomas 1853, Charles P. 1855, William A. 1856, Martha M. 1858, Octavia 1860, Letty S. 1863, Lee L. 1865, Fred N. 1866, Julian F. 1868, Susan I.1869, Calvin 1872. I would so grateful for any help.
Leann Bird -- 329 North High, El Dorado, KS 67042
Submitted on Thu Jul 29 09:53:37 MDT 2004


April 21 - 24, 2005 is the 8th annual national gathering for the Self - Selph Family in America in Chattanooga, TN. Sponsored by the Self Family Newsletter research group. We're expecting over 100 Self researchers from all across America. Saturday, April 23, the main event day, has a full schedule planned beginning at 10 am at the Old Stone Church in Ringgold, GA, followed by a catered noon meal at the motel with everyone visiting and sharing their geneology info.. Overall, we plan to have three speakers, three tours, photo sessions, awards, the giving of the Self family scholarship, door prizes, seminars, etc. Coming in from out of town? The motel of choice for out of town family members is the Comfort Inn on Ringgold Road, #1-800-228-5151, for special rate reservations under Becky Huckaby for the Self Reunion. Contact Dan at or see the Self family website at and click link to the 2005 Chattanooga page.
Dan McCarthy
Submitted on Mon Jul 26 13:38:04 MDT 2004


I am searching for information on Guy WHALEN born in Tennessee about 1934. He was in the military, Air force, I believe, and was either stationed in or around Memphis or was on leave there in September 1953 when he was about 20 years old. If this gent is living, he would be about 70 years old. He has proven to be my impenetrable brick wall. If you have information on him or his descendants, please, contact me. A big thank you from a frustrated genealogist!
Joellen Watkins
Submitted on Sat Jul 24 18:43:16 MDT 2004


Inquiring about a Moses Williams that left the area around 1829/29 and traveled to Texas to claim property offered by the Mexican government. I'm sure he was part of the "Nashville Company", a group of families connected to Col. Sterling C. Robertson. Robertson and Stephen F. Austin recruited many families from TN to go and claim land.
Marc Parrish
Submitted on Tue Jul 20 11:52:48 MDT 2004


CAPERTON Emma Nola gave birth to a daughter in Lawrence County TN from the years of 1945-1948. Any information shall be more than appreciated.
Susan Caperton
Submitted on Sun Jul 18 00:28:17 MDT 2004


I am looking for a picture of any enlisted member in uniform of the 53rd Tennessee Infantry Regiment, CSA, from Lawrence County or Giles County. If you have a picture you can e-mail to me, it would be most helpful. If you can't e-mail a pic, can you describe the uniform--type and shape of cap, general cut of the coat, button description and placement. I am trying to identify the uniform of my great-grandfather Peter Counce who served in Company G, 53rd Tennesse Inf. Regiment. Thank you for any assistance you can give
Jim Counce -- 2375 Windsor Place Road, Tupelo, MS 38804
Submitted on Thu Jul 15 21:11:58 MDT 2004


I'm searching for information about my great-grandfather's brother, Timothy Dillard TITTLE, and his wife, Margaret Elizabeth (Bettie) RIGSBY. Timothy and Bettie were married in 1881 in Warren Co TN and moved to Lawrence Co TN sometime thereafter. Timothy died on 6 Jun 1919 in West Point, Lawrence Co. and is buried in the West Point Cemetery there. I don't know when Bettie died or where she is buried (also West Point cemetery?). Any information or leads about Timothy and Bettie would be appreciated.
John Reid -- P.O. Box 7164, Libertyville, IL 60048
Submitted on Wed Jul 14 08:03:29 MDT 2004


Looking for a 4 year old boy in the 1860 census that is labeled in a 1860 census book as SHANUS, James(notation of questionable last name spelling)age 4 County Lawrence census handwritten page #210 & standard upper right hand corner page number 399. I've been looking for my gggrandfather James Shans for 6 years without success. Family tales where he was placed on a wagon train (from Mobile) as a young boy and sent to live with friends in Tennessee. If someone has this census and would look this up for me it would be greatly appreciated. I also need the family information in which he was living with. Thank you so much in advance.
Kathy Redden
Submitted on Tue Jul 13 06:38:10 MDT 2004


I am searching for siblings of my ggrandfather,HARRISON LEE OWENS BN TN. @1823,wife, NANCY UNKNOWn. Lived in Lawrence Cnty, Tn 1860.Children Berry, James, Redden Bradley,[my grandfather] Nancy R. 1840's they were in Al., by 1870 They are in Giles Cnty with two other children, Lucy and Richard A. Jotnie Owens..Any response appreciated.
Wilma Owens Jones
Submitted on Mon Jul 12 23:21:37 MDT 2004


POTEET or POTEETE listed in second creek cemetery. i'am researshing this family in TN.
floyd poteet -- 7233 fm 1758, bowie, TX 76230
Submitted on Sun Jul 4 23:20:30 MDT 2004


Looking for information on the Henry BRESHEARS family who left Lawrence co in 1838 relocating to Missouri. Specifically interested in young adopted son William Carroll Green.
Don Varner -- 12D Hawthorne Village, Franklin, MA 02038
Submitted on Mon Jul 5 17:36:24 MDT 2004


JOHN HOLLAND REDDELL married MARTHA ANGELINE HORNE 17 sept 1844 in West Point, Lawrence County, Tennessee. She was born 22 mar 1823 in tennessee. Died 14 Mar 1912 in Blanket, Brown County, Texas. She may be Cherokee.
Dennis Galcerán
Submitted on Mon Jul 5 17:57:45 MDT 2004


Marge Manley
Submitted on Sun Jun 27 19:55:22 MDT 2004


Researching family of Joseph L. Warren and Marcella Chaffin who lived in Wayne County 1850-1870. Their children moved to Oregon County Missouri and upper Arkansas in late 1870's or early 1880's. Children are Harriet, Francis Elizabeth,Sarah, William L., Marion D, Mary Jane, and Ada A. Seeking cousins.
Terry Woodward -- 10120 N Yates Ct, Westminster, CO 80031
Submitted on Sat Jun 26 03:27:59 MDT 2004


I am trying to locate my Ancestors. Jacob and Emily were married in Lawernce County TN in 1822. I am trying to find any records on them. Can anyone help me?
Jeannie (Watts) Brown
Submitted on Sun Jun 20 11:16:25 MDT 2004


A Tennesse friend Mr. Gobbel gave me a marriage date of J. W. Creel and Lillian Kilburn in july 1925. Would love to know if family members know the children of this union.
Submitted on Wed Jun 16 04:59:47 MDT 2004


After having thought I had correct information on the Father of David James HUGHES, I have found that I do not! Anyone having any information on who his Father is, please contact me. Here is the only information I have;

1880 census for District 15, Lawrence County, Tn. page 215B

David J. HUGHES,farmer, married, 51, b. in Tn., parents b. in SC
Martha J.,keeps house, wife, 49, b. in In., parents b. SC
Sidney,works on farm, son, single, 20, b. in Tn., fa. b. in Tn., mo. b. in In.
Martha,at home, dau, single, 18, b. in Tn., fa. b. in Tn., mo. b. in In.
Randall Hughes
Submitted on Mon Jun 14 15:52:04 MDT 2004


I am searching for information on the family of Fletcher Thompson, father of former US Sentaor Fred Thompson.
Darrell L. McGraw -- PO Box 211, Hixson, TN 37343
Submitted on Sun Jun 13 23:48:35 MDT 2004


Looking for info on William J. WALES. Originally from the Limestone, Lincoln, and Giles area. Was found relocated to the Lawrenceburg area in the 1930 census, with his wife, Sally; and his daughter and son-in-law Tullie or Tullis and Oma WOODARD. The Woodards had children Howard and Estella. Thanks very much, Jill Shiposh
Jill Shiposh -- RD #2 Box 294, Ulster, PA 18850
Submitted on Wed Jun 9 21:49:12 MDT 2004


Deb Jones
Submitted on Tue Jun 8 15:19:09 MDT 2004


Looking for info James A. LEE md Melvina MCGEE, Lawrence Co. 7 June 1891. Had children Ollie M. b. Aug 1884 and Tensie b. Feb 1888. Ollie md. Andred J. MERSHON. Any response appreciated.
Mary A. Taylor -- 157 W. Shugart Ridge, Gardendale, AL 3571
Submitted on Thu Jun 3 20:14:49 MDT 2004


Looking for information on Cora B. Belew born 14 Dec 1899 in Lawrence County, Tennessee. She died 15 Oct 1971-Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee. She was the daughter of Jonathan and Nancy Belew. She married a Bassham.
Ruth Fulton
Submitted on Thu May 27 11:51:22 MDT 2004


Do you have birth records for William J. Austin. 1836 and 1846 both appear as birth dates on some records. I am interested in his father's name. There is a discrepency between Elijah F. Austin and Phillip Gage Austin. Also, marraige record for William J. Austin and Lenora E. (surname unknown)?
Tom Austin -- HCR 34 Box 937, Uvalde, TX 78801
Submitted on Fri May 21 21:15:44 MDT 2004


Looking for any information on Alfred M. Harrison b. abt.1814 in Tn. I've located him on an 1850 Maury County census. He was married to Elizabeth ? from N.C. (b. abt. 1826). They had 3 children that I know of: John H.Harrison (b. abt.1846), Doctor Monroe Harrison (b. July 1849 in Lawrenceburg,Tn. d. 1925) and William Harrison (b.abt. 1853).He also shows up in the 1860 Maury County census and the 1870 Lawrence County census. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Bill Holcomb
Submitted on Thu May 20 17:20:36 MDT 2004


I'm seeking info on my G. grandfather Daniel Webster KELLY b. abt 1853 Lawrence Co. TN. Married abt. 1877/78, Lawrence Co. TN, Francis J. (?) Could be BRYANT b. abt. 1864, Lawrence Co. TN. I'm trying to find their parents names. Daniel was suppose to be a college professor?? The family home burned abt. 1905-11 & Francis died in the fire, shortly after Daniel committed suicide, leaving nine KELLY children: Andrew, Tom, Willis, Robert, Talamage, Mollie, Lura, Flora & Carrie Manerva (my grandmother)By 1912 all children had moved to Caddo County, OK. Any help would be greatly appreciated, on this family & fire & suicide.
Carole Mobley
Submitted on Mon May 17 06:31:17 MDT 2004


I am interested in contacting any families with ties to the McAlister families located in Lawrence County from 1830 to 1860. Does anyone know anything about John McAlister living with his daughter Mary Lindsay in the 1850 Lawrence County Census. Members of the family married into the Harwell, Cox, Braley, and Fleeman Families. Several family members relocated to Giles County, TN.
Herb Spangler -- 770 Belvedere Drive, Beaumont, TX 77706-4338
Submitted on Thu May 13 12:26:18 MDT 2004


Looking for information on James M. DIAL born abt 1822 in Lawrence County. He married Elizabeth Gilbert 24 March 1848. He would have had a son named William T. Dial born abt 1851 and his son, my ggrandfather, John Wesley Dial, who lived and died in Wayne County. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Peggy H. Dennis
Submitted on Tue May 11 10:30:23 MDT 2004


I am looking for information about Carl A. Pullen. His name may have been Carroll Alexander Pullen. He is listed in the 1880 census along with his wife, Thula and daughters, Mary and Fannie. Any information would be appreciated. His daughter Fannie (Frances) is my son's Great-grandmother. Thanks
Kaylan -- 705 R SW, Ardmore, OK 73401
Submitted on Sat May 8 12:07:29 MDT 2004


if anyone can tell me anything about the death of Catherine Perry, married to James Dwight Perry, they had 2 babies at the time of her death, it happened in the 1960s, please e-mail, i may have info about her murderer, she did not kill herself. please, anyone.
susie six perry
Submitted on Sun May 2 09:29:05 MDT 2004





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