Putnam County, Tennessee Queries
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- Desperately need information on GILL family(ies) that lived
in Bledsoe/Putnam/ Warren and White Counties. There are
connections to BYARS, DAVIS, HOLT, COX, KING, CURTIS families.
Any GILL information is appreciated.
Becky Thomas --
2169 Shoreacres Road, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379-8145
Submitted on Wed Mar 31 22:02:13 EST 1999
- Looking for the names of the children of Rendy Rice who (m)
Tom Johnson. Rendy was born June 20, 1891 and died January 07,
1964. Tom was born June 12, 1888 and died October 13, 1950.
Rendy was the daughter of Nancy Catherine Gambrell and William
(Billie) Rice of White County. Her mother, Nancy, died in
Submitted on Sat Mar 27 20:43:17 EST 1999
- I am interested in the DITTY family members who lived here
in Putnam County and those who moved to Henry County and St
Clair County, Missouri
Mel Ditty -- 1500 W
Centennial Drive, Rogers, AR 72758-5752
Submitted on Sat Mar 27 09:57:46 EST 1999
- Looking for descendants of Hiram and Ruth Young HELMS. They
were in Putnam Co. for the censuses of 1860, 1870 &
Submitted on Wed Mar 24 22:40:10 EST 1999
- Looking for a contact with Catherine Potts. She posted a
query for researching the McBroom family in Putname Co, TN back
in 1996. Now I am researching McBrooms in Putnam Co and need to
contact her. The email address she was using then bounced my
email message back. Anyone who has a current email address for
her, please contact me.
Kaye Cross -- 2550
Baird Rd, Nixa, MO 65714
Submitted on Tue Mar 23 10:34:53 EST 1999
- Felix Payton MCBROOM md Mary PARKINSON abt 1890. They lived
in Cookeville, Putnam Co, TN in 1892 where their dau Roxie Ann
was b 3 Nov 1892. Roxie md first John DANIELS and had eleven
ch. Then she md Grover Cleveland BAGBY and had one dau. Roxie d
29 Jun 1952 of a stroke at Ponder, MO, she is bur at Ponder.
Don't know Roxie's siblings, or Felix's siblings. Any help at
all greatly appreciated.
Kaye Cross -- 2550
Baird Rd, Nixa, MO MO
Submitted on Tue Mar 23 10:30:04 EST 1999
- Info on ? WILLS, first wife of John CROOK. Her mother,
Nancy WILLS, had a sister (also Nancy) who married James CROOK,
brother to John CROOK. James & Francis (ROBINSON) CROOK,
Randolph & Catharine SANDLIN, Fuller & Margaret
(VANATTA) SANDLIN, Sam VANATTA.
Nancy K. Crook
Submitted on Tue Mar 23 09:00:04 EST 1999
- Looking for information on Company D, 84 Tennessee
Infantry. (Confederate) My ancestor Lorenza D. Price enlisted
at McMinnville on Dec. 15, 1862 by S. S. Stanton for 3 years
and was deceased 28 Feby 1863. Does anyone know of any fighting
by this unit during this timeframe? Putnam County, Tn.
Confederate Units lists the 84th infantry Com.D became the 28th
Inf. company H, on March 8, 1863, about a week after my
Submitted on Mon Mar 22 15:44:13 EST 1999
- MCCALEB Requesting the names and birthdates of all of the
children born to James Bradley McCaleb and Juanita Louise
Submitted on Mon Mar 22 04:21:06 EST 1999
- Am looking for more info on Meredith J. (Jurdan or Jordan)
GENTRY, 1823-97, in I think Putnam County. Married Fannie
Frances SHANKS in 1848. Farmer, fought in Civil War. Also info
on their son, Robert Simon GENTRY, 1849-1925. Married twice, to
Maudie BOCKMAN in 1878 and Lucy Franklin in 1894. Had 15
children, including (with Maudie) my grandfather Robert
Napoleon Gentry, 1890-1964, who moved to Calif. after WWI. Have
"old" info on Nicholas, Samuel, etc., but need more on 19th and
20th century. Thanks!!
Submitted on Tue Mar 16 19:17:21 EST 1999
- Any information on these people would be appreciated. Eva
MATTHEWS MASSENGALE born in Putnam Co. 1901, her
greatgrandparents Thomas MATTHEWS and his wife Mary Ann
MCCLELLON and Rebecca Jane ROBERSON,George ROBERSON and his
wife Mary E REGAN and his father Calvin RAGEN.
Submitted on Mon Mar 15 19:04:15 EST 1999
- I am looking for information concerning the NICHOLS, LEE,
surname, particulary any information concerning the burial site
of Rebecca Nichols, I understand she was buried at Woodcliff
cemetery, but I have been unable to identify her exact plot. If
you have information please e-mail, or write.
Janet Johnson -- 1202
Dunman Dr., Georgetown, TX 78628
Submitted on Mon Mar 15 13:07:48 EST 1999
- I am searching for information on where to purchase the
book entitled "Putnam County, Tennessee Cemeteries" by Maurine
Ensor Patton and Dorris Garrison Gilbert (1995) as listed on
the Putnam County cemeteries site.
Submitted on Mon Mar 15 11:21:15 EST 1999
- Looking for Stewarts from NC to TN.
Submitted on Sun Mar 14 11:46:11 EST 1999
- I am looking for the parents of Rachel RAMSEY born near
Cooksville 12 June 1842. She was the youngest of seven
children. She had sisters Nancy and Naomi. Her parents were
named James and Elizabeth. They migrated from TN to MO after
Submitted on Sun Mar 14 09:33:19 EST 1999
- Would like to contact anyone with information on the above
listed names. The family was listed 1830-1850 census in Jackson
Co. Tenn. Oldest son says on Military Record for Civil War that
he was born in Putnam Co. Asa HERRELL appears to be the father
of my Gr-gr-grandfather William Van HAREL (1830-1907) who lived
in Smith Co. Tenn. Left family there in 1890 and died in San
Antonio, Texas 1907. Can someone please help???? Brothers and
sisters were Sally born 1834, James 1835, Francis 1838, Jane
1840, Marlin 1841, Martha 1842, Riller or Corilla 1845, Emeline
1848, Other children might be Jerome b 1857 and Prunetts born
1852. Wife or sister of Asa was Alsa/Alcey born 1813. PLEASE
someone help!!!! Marriages, Cemeteries, anything!
Marie Reasonover -- P.
O. Box 345, Kemp, TX 75143
Submitted on Fri Mar 12 04:06:44 EST 1999
- LOOKING THE FAMILY NAME QUALLS
Submitted on Thu Mar 11 16:10:32 EST 1999
- JIOSEPH CALLOWAY KING
Submitted on Thu Mar 11 13:00:29 EST 1999
VICKE(R)S, HERREN HEADSTONE PHOTOGRAPHS
- I am looking for someone to photograph the headstones of
some of my relatives in crestlawn cemetary. I will glady pay
for time, film and shipping.
Submitted on Wed Mar 10 00:21:46 EST 1999
- I'm searching for information about the parents and
siblings of Lorenzo Dow SWEARENGIN who was born in the late
1800's at or near Putnam Co. TN and later moved to Rockwood, TN
in the 1910's. Thank you for your time and attention.
Submitted on Tue Mar 9 19:25:29 EST 1999
- I am looking for information concerning my paternal
grandfater, Charles Marion HOWARD. He was born in Cookeville,
TN under the name of Charles Marion BRADY. Rumor is that he
went AWAL in WW2 and changed his name back to HOWARD, his
mother's maiden name. I would appreciate any helpful hints you
Submitted on Mon Mar 8 23:32:53 EST 1999
- I would like a ancestery check on my mother whose name is
Janie Lucelle Alcorn. Her fathers name is Kenneth Alcorn. Her
mothers name is Lois Alcorn, I do not know her maiden name.
Donna Renea Taylor
-- 1041 Bright Hill Rd., Smithville , TN 37166
Submitted on Sun Mar 7 13:00:40 EST 1999
- I am looking for Robert Allen, who I was told came to ky
from Putnam,Tenn. I think it was prior to 1865.
Submitted on Sun Mar 7 11:31:03 EST 1999
CONLEY, CUNNINGHAM, ELROD, MILLER, SELBY, WILHITE
- By 1800 most of my ancestors were in White Co.,TN, part of
which later would become Putman Co.,TN. I would like to compare
information with other researchers.
Gloria J. St. Germain
Submitted on Sat Mar 6 15:51:12 EST 1999
- Would like information on Julius Wesley Thomas who was born
in Cookeville, Putman County in early 1900s. Later moved to
Madison County Alabama.
Colin Hargrove -- 252
Golden Harvest Dr, New Market, AL 35761
Submitted on Fri Mar 5 16:52:54 EST 1999
- Need information on Appie KINNARD JUDD and Jake JUDD whose
children were: John JUDD, Jake JUDD, Otis JUDD, Bethel Thomas
JUDD, J.T. JUDD, and Flossie JUDD. Bethel was my father. Also
have names of Col. George JUDD, George KINNARD, Montgomery
KINNARD, Surrey KINNARD, and Ruthie DAVIDSON - don't know
Bianca Judd Allen
Submitted on Thu Mar 4 16:35:42 EST 1999
- I am looking for info on the family of James GENTRY listed
in the 1850 census of Putnam County. They are James, 31, Mary,
32, John L., 13, Adaville Y., 5, Josephine, 4, Thomas, 2,
William, 1. Any help would be appreciated!!
Submitted on Tue Mar 2 03:21:16 EST 1999
- Looking for ancestors/descendents/information John PITTS b.
ca1799, m.Putnam County Alice "Dollie" HICKS. Sons William
b.ca1833, Isom, James. Any info appreciated and shared.
Marvin Pitts, Jr.
Submitted on Sat Feb 27 15:48:30 EST 1999
- BRYANT, Smith (Darb) married Nancy Mahalla Fuqua, they had
a son Sidny who married a Sarah Alcorn, their son Frank was my
grandfather. I am interested in any information on Darb BRYANT
that anyone may have or who his father was.
Dee Bryant Wesser
Submitted on Fri Feb 26 10:51:16 EST 1999
- Looking for any info: on any from the coal minning towns
Wilder Tn. Sims, Dixon that where there around the yrs.1920's
from there to Montery need anything that can help open this
chapter pictures would be real good of the mines etc:
Submitted on Thu Feb 25 20:07:54 EST 1999
WELCH, PATTERSON AND DIXON
- I am interested in any information about Bishop, Patterson,
Welch, and Dixon lines in Monterey, or Cookeville and
surrounding areas in TN, specifically Putnam County. I have
several first names, not clear which Sur names they belong to,
and about peicing my information together. Any information you
may share would be appreciated! Thanks.
Submitted on Tue Feb 23 22:52:15 EST 1999
- I am looking for information on Simon Shanks, my
greatgrandmother looked Indian and she said it was Cherokee
that came in on the Shanks side, he was married to a Margaret
Maddux. If anyone can help on info for Simon it would be
Dee Bryant Wesser
Submitted on Fri Feb 26 13:24:27 EST 1999
- does anyone in putnam county have any info on Shanks,
simon, wife unknown--believe our cherokee blood came in on this
line. His daughters Francis married meredith jordan Gentry,
Mary Elizabeth married David Wood Maxwell--their offsprings
were the parents of Ada Maxwell Byers, my greatgrandmother. Ada
looked indian and said it was cherokee, but she didn't know
anything about Simon.
dee bryant wesser
Submitted on Tue Feb 23 19:45:36 EST 1999
- Can anyone tell me the location (directions to) the SHIPLEY
church cemetery in the rural Cookeville area?
Submitted on Mon Feb 22 17:48:45 EST 1999
AND PEARLIE ALICE STAMPS
- Looking for ancestors of Zack Lee born Sept 9,1882,d.Nov
8,1961, copy of anything that will tell me his ancestors.
married Pearlie Alice Stamps.
Submitted on Mon Feb 22 10:40:02 EST 1999
FINLEY, LEE, LOOPER, QUALLS, KIMES
- I would like information on these families. SWACK, FINLEY
AND LEE, would be from Putnam, Overton and White Counties,
LOOPER, QUALLS AND KIMES from Overton County. Anything would be
Linda Swack King --
714 Kathy Circle, Gallatin, TN 37066
Submitted on Sun Feb 21 09:54:27 EST 1999
- Looking for info on EFFIEE KIMES-DELONG BELL KIMES-WOOSLEY
AND ABE LINCOLN KIMES
Submitted on Thu Feb 18 20:57:42 EST 1999
- Hello , I am searching my DAVIDSON line, I need help. I
have finally gotten my ggr-parents names but am at a stop
again, my family seems to be in the Putnam area for awhile, is
there anyone who can help me locate anything for the Putnam
area?? My father is Joe Frank DAVIDSON(1945), his father and
mother are Frank,(1917-1979) and Ollie (STEELE)(1920-1988)
DAVIDSON and Frank's parents are Jeff and Maranda (VICKS)
DAVIDSON, I am still waiting for the info for Ollie, I have
been told they were buried in the Crestlawn Cemetery, not sure,
am also wanting to find out the local newspaper to see if I can
get an OBIT for them. Any help will be appreciated. Thank You
Submitted on Tue Feb 16 22:31:13 EST 1999
- I am looking for the parents and siblings of Daniel Brown.
He married Martha (Patsy) Ellis, and they had the following
children: Jesse, 1819-?; Dorinda, 1824-1896; George Washington.
1829-1867; Margaret Jane, 1832-1914; and Josiah, 1834-1880(?).
Jesse m. Mary Julian, (2) Melissa Plunkett; Dorinda m. Ceburn
Stewart; George Washington m. Frances Pippin; Margaret Jane m.
John L. G. Jaquess; and Josiah married Elizabeth Goolsby.
Submitted on Tue Feb 16 18:14:04 EST 1999
- Looking for the Putty family in Putnam Co. By the 1900
Census, Fleland C. (aka Claude Freeman) Putty and his sister
Miniy (sp?) were living with their uncle James Maxwell. James
Maxwell's wife Sanorah (Mahan) was sister to Samantha (Mahan)
the Putty children's mother and wife of Hyes (?) Putty.
Samantha died in childbirth when Fleland Claude was born
(1891-1893) and Hyes had also passed away before 1900. Any info
on any of these families would be greatly appreciated, but the
Puttys seem to be the most elusive!
Submitted on Tue Feb 9 19:10:42 EST 1999
- Any information on William H. CARR born approximately 1788
died 1854 in Putman Co. Married Martha RICE app. 1806 in VA,
move with William to Putman Co. about 1809. After Martha death,
he married Hannah HARPER about 1852 or 53. Married only about a
year and he died. Children of William and Martha are William H.
CARR, Daughter (name unknown), Elizabeth, Daniel, Albert
Fielding, Elijah, Martha, and Arena. I am interested in the
parents of William H. CARR and Martha RICE CARR.
Submitted on Mon Feb 8 21:30:56 EST 1999
- MILLS, MILLS IN PUTNAM AND WHITE COUNTY
PAM MILLS ROBERTS -- 181
SPECK, COOKEVILLE, TN 38501
Submitted on Mon Feb 8 14:37:06 EST 1999
- I asm looking for info on my greatgrandmother,MOLLIE REED,
and her parentsD.W. and BOTHA REED. Thanks.
Submitted on Sun Feb 7 02:03:25 EST 1999
- Researching the WATSON-McNeal families of Cumberland,
Fentress, Overton, and Putnam Counties. Would appreciate a
look-up in the Cemetery book in Putnam County for Martha Ellen
WATSON McNEAL. Martha was born abt 1865 in Cumberland County to
Elbert & Matilda Watson, she lived in Brotherton after her
marriage from what I was told. I would also like to contact any
cousins. Thanks for any help.
Submitted on Fri Feb 5 23:45:17 EST 1999
- Seeking information on Ammie Absen and husband Benjamin Ray
who were buried in Monterey, TN. Dates of death are estimated
at: Ammie 1910; Benjamin 1912. Ray family lived in Monterey and
raised 5 chidren there (Willie, Blufford Lee, Onnie, Mary
Florence, Frank, Rebecca).
Submitted on Fri Feb 5 06:14:30 EST 1999
VICTORY, FORTNER, FOLKNER OR FALKNER
- Looking for info on ANNA JANE VICKERY OR VICTORY married to
a FITZGERALD,possibly John. She was also married to DAVID HENRY
FORTNER, FOLKNER OR FALKNER.
Submitted on Thu Feb 4 10:39:15 EST 1999
- I am looking for information on aberham KIMES and rebecca
Submitted on Wed Feb 3 09:25:10 EST 1999
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