I am looking for information on the HOOD family and PRESLEY family of Cookeville, Putnum Co., TN. My grandfather's name was Edward Franklin Hood (b. 9/25/1885, and his father was Isaac Hood. Please email me at ehood@printgrc.com Thanks, Emmett Hood
Emmett Hood
Submitted on Thu Feb 26 22:59:15 EST 1998


John Thompson
Richard Thompson
Submitted on Tue Feb 24 20:37:52 EST 1998


In my aunt's papers was a letter from W.T.Sewell,wholesale grocer from Baxter. Believe the SEWELL family ,Daniel SEWELL m. Phalby CAPSHAW with many children,including James Polk,Daniel Watts, Mary, Thomas and others are part of my David KYLE family of DeKalb and Smith Co. Is anyone researching these families?
Margaret Atchley -- Margaret Atchley 913 Shauna Dr., Nashville, TN 37214
Submitted on Tue Feb 24 22:56:50 EST 1998


I am researching the family lines of GOODWIN and JERNIGAN from East TN. My records begin with David GOODWIN (b:2/24/1763 d:11/23/1838) married (3/6/1800) to 2nd wife Nancy CARTER (b:1873) living in St. David's Parrish, SC. He was a private in 1833 for SC. They had some children including a son John T GOODWIN (1795-1875) said to be a great carpenter in SC. John T. married Mary TAYLOR and they lived in White Co. TN. They had Eliza (B:1825), Mary J (b:1836), John W.(b:1838), Susan W. (b:1849) and Pete Edwin (B:7/20/1833 d:5/24/1900). Pete married Sarah Jane CHILLCUT (b:9/5/1834) in 1854, and they had several children (Pearl 1857, Navana Francis 1859-1862, James Lafayette 1864, William U.Y. 1866, Alexander W. 1868, twins Harriet jane and Margaret Ellen 1871, Chalie Patrick 1873 , David Franklin 1874, and my great grandfather John WIlliam Montgomery 1862-1942.) John William Montgomery GOODWIN married Francis Almeda CATES DOCKERY (1855-1932) in 1888 and they had Hattie Leonie 1890 and my grandmother Sarah Sally Jan
Cathy Jernigan Morrison
Submitted on Tue Feb 24 17:06:35 EST 1998


Im looking for any information on the TROBUAGH name. My fathers name is Larry curtis TROBAUGH. I know that he was the youngest of nine children. His mothers name was Mary but I dont have his fathers name with me. Any help would be greatly appreciate with the TROBAUGH name.
Submitted on Mon Feb 23 13:42:20 EST 1998


Samuel Johnson Horn was the son of Albert V. Horn and Jane Fulton Johnson. He enlisted in 8th Tenn Cavarly Oct. 1862 and by a note in the Horn family bible was killed 31 Dec., 1862 at Parker's Crossroad in Henderson County, Tn. I am looking for any information about him that may confirm his death. Samuel Johnson Horn married Jane Catherine Miller in 1859. She married John Harrison Whitaker in 1865.Any information is appreciated.
Dr. W. J. Stewart -- 305 Signal Mtn. Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37405
Submitted on Mon Feb 23 04:14:46 EST 1998


Looking for family of Joseph PEARSON (b.1808). He married Tempie CLARK. They raised family in Cookeville, Putnam, TN. Esp. interested in CLARK line -- parents? siblings? Joseph PEARSON's father was Sion PEARSON, Sion's father was George PEARSON, mother was Arianna CLARK. Thanks! I'm Pam at sonatra@hotmail.com
Pam Miller -- 713A 2nd Ave E., Jerome, ID 83338-2413
Submitted on Sun Feb 22 19:10:32 EST 1998


Tiffany, your e-mail address does not work. According to the Putnam Co., TN Cemetery Book, a listing for Jacob & Sarah SHERRELL in the Lovelady Cemetery in Putnam Co. reads as follows: Sarah A. SHERRELL,(w/o Jacob SHERRELL age 66 yr)1817-19 Oct 1883; J.S. SHERRELL, (stone broken)26 Oct 1819-26 Apr 1886. Hope this helps.
Geraldine Pollard -- 21 N. Church St., Sparta, TN 38583
Submitted on Sun Feb 22 01:59:27 EST 1998


Jesse McGUFFY b.1814-16 NC m.1st abt 1836 Barbara CLIFT b.19 Mar 1817Roane Co. TN. Children (4): James b.28 Nov 1836 m. Susan HATFIELD,Elizabeth b.abt 1841 m. John E. JONES, Sarah b.abt 1843 m. RobertREX, Tennessee b. 4 July 1849 m. Rufus Frank FIELDS. Jesse m. 2nd(Nov.1867-Smith Co. TN) Mary J. WEBB. They had son: Edmund b.abt 1869in Putnam Co. TN. Family moved between Morgan, Jackson, & PutnamCounties. Intermarried with families in Smith Co. Would appreciateany information on the ancestors of Jesse McGUFFY and Barbara CLIFT.Willing to correspond with descendants.
Sharon Mulrey -- 5330 La Colonia Dr. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120
Submitted on Sat Feb 21 16:54:14 EST 1998


Would greatly appreciate any information on Jud Parsley or his wife, Talitha Lafever. Jud supposedly was born in Warren county in 1823 and died in Dekalb county in 1891. His wife Talitha was born in 1835 and died in Dekalb county in 1858. I am desperately searching for info on their ancestors or decendants in the Middle Tennessee area. Your help would greatly be appreciated.
Gerald Bowen
Submitted on Thu Feb 19 15:37:45 EST 1998


Want any information on Rachel LEE, age 60, who was living in Putnam Co. in 1860.
Marilyn Kosanke
Submitted on Wed Feb 18 23:54:51 EST 1998


Looking for any info about Lansdon ROBBINS, known to live in Putnam Co. during the mid to late 1800's. Fought in the civil war in the Eighth Cavalry under Dibrelle.Two sons Powhatan & Stonewall, one daughter Minnie, all later moved to Texas. Please send any info you may have.,
Phillip Robbins -- 6327 Silver Fox, San Antonio, TX 78247
Submitted on Sun Feb 15 17:34:43 EST 1998


Need info on Thomas BULLOCK who settled east of Cookeville around1840. He married Naoma BROWN in 1840. They had eleven children, one of which was Francis Marion BULLOCK - my GGGrandfather. Francis married Sarah HUNTER. One of their daughters, Eliza Naomi HUNTER married Byrd Murry HUDGENS, my Grandfather. Have much info on HUDGENS, BROWN, HUNTER, & BOONE. Need help with Thomas HUNTER. A great booklet was written around 1960 on the BULLOCK family, but it also had to stop with Thomas.
Ed Hudgens -- 2205 Delta Way, Knoxville, TN 37919-9108
Submitted on Sun Feb 15 11:09:38 EST 1998


Looking for info on any WORLEY who might have lived in Putnam County then moved on to Carroll, and Madison Co. Ark. around 1820 to 1870, or parents of David WORLEY from Carroll co. Ark
Larry Worley -- 5000 Timberglen, Flower Mound, TX 75028
Submitted on Thu Feb 12 20:24:37 EST 1998


Tiffany SHERRELL, I can't access the e-mail address given on your query. Please contact me at ADouberley@compuserve.com for information on Jacob Wesley SHERRELL & 1st wife Lucy Ann BROWN.
Alice Douberley -- 8425 Campbell Avenue, Sebastian, FL 32958
Submitted on Thu Feb 12 23:16:56 EST 1998


Looking for ancestors of Lola B. TERRY Hale, born May 5 1873 to John Dowell TERRY and Mary Fletcher McDANIEL TERRY. John D. TERRY served in either the 8th or 15th Tennessee Cavalry, Co. K during the Civil War.
Ann Harlow -- 2713 Chimney Rock Lane, San Angelo, TX 76904-7007
Submitted on Thu Feb 12 23:25:59 EST 1998


I would like to contact someone with information about VANCE HUNTER born 1859 died 1929 and HANNAH BROWN HUNTER born 1859 died 1947.They were buried at the Dry Valley Cemetery in Putnam County.
Patsy Scott
Submitted on Sun Feb 8 12:41:11 EST 1998


I am adding one more comment on my earlier query which I think is important: Elihu Columbus Smith served as a deputy sheriff of Putnam County. Unfortunately, I do not have any dates. Probably sometime between 1896 and 1909. Please see earlier query. Thank you.
Ken Smith
Submitted on Sat Feb 7 09:52:02 EST 1998


I am researching Newell JACKSON family from TN. He was born ca 1835 and married Amey born ca 1815. 6-8 children: Martha, Catherine, Alexander, Levi, Eli, Zachary T. "Z.T.", Charles & Caroline. I believe that spouses surnames were HARRIS, MADEWELL, BLAIR, SPARKS, WHITAKER. I am descended from "Z.T." Would love to correspond with you if you know any of these names. Thanks!
Sandy Ragon -- 16022 Illinois Ct., Torrance, CA 90504-1613
Submitted on Fri Feb 6 01:58:00 EST 1998


I am seeking any information on William ALEXANDER, who married Patsy ADAMS in Watauga County, NC. on 01-01-1827. We understand that they moved to Putnam County, TN early in their marriage. I do not know if there were any children. Any information on this couple would be appreciated.
Sharon Miller Williamson
Submitted on Fri Feb 6 07:23:41 EST 1998


Researching info on Eli Columbus SMITH (b. 12/13/1875, don't know where). He married Minnie Jane Crawford (b. 1/21/1880, don't know where either) in Putnam County, TN in 1896. I am attempting to identify his parents. Thank you.
Ken Smith
Submitted on Mon Feb 2 11:34:01 EST 1998


Margaret MOORE, daughter of Richard MOORE and Elizabeth MC KINLEY. Margaret MOORE was born 2 Aug 1818, possibly in Putnam Co., TN; married to William Frederick YOUNG on 12 Dec 1838, possibly in Putnam Co., TN; died 1 April 1898 in Putnam Co., TN, and buried at Williams Cemetery Jared Hollow in Putnam Co., according to The History of Smith Co., TN. Seek information re: Margaret MOORE and her parents, Richard MOORE and Elizabeth MC KINLEY. Elizabeth MC KINELY's parents were Richard MC KINLEY anbd Sally COWAN. My great-great grandmother, Arabella N. YOUNG, was the daughter of William Frederick YOUNG and Margaret MOORE, and was born on 13 January 1845 in Putnam Co., TN. She and Josiah C. CONGER married in Smith Co., TN.
Mary Estes Lovett -- 3629 Moultrie Avenue, San Diego, CA 92117-5619
Submitted on Sun Feb 1 18:27:15 EST 1998


Docia MOSSEY (Massey)was wife of Henry ELLER of White Co/Putnam Co. Docia was born c 1811 in SC. We believe Docia to be part Cherokee but have no information on her parents. Does Dilia Mossee of 1830 Buncombe Co, NC census have a connection? Any information appreciated.
Martha Byars
Submitted on Sun Feb 1 19:42:49 EST 1998

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