Cathy Magleby Sun Oct 12 00:30:50 1997
STEWART, BROWN, MEDLIN Who are the parents of Henry Robert STEWART who served as a private in the D company of the 1st Tennessee Volunteers in the Civil War. Henry STEWART md Elizabeth BROWN Dec 1865. She died after childbirth in 1871. Henry then married Betty Irene MEDLIN 17 Aug 1872. Betty was raised in an orphanage. Was there an orphanage in Putnam county 1850-1870?

kenwhittaker Thu Oct 16 13:35:51 1997
Seeking all descendants of John Henry, an early pioneer settler of the Calfkiller area of White County, Tn., in the area that became a part of Putnam County when Putnam was formed in 1854. John Henry was born in Tn. prior to statehood. All descendants are encouraged to add information to John Henry's First Families of Tennessee folder at the East Tennessee Historical Society, Knoxville. For more information and an application, contact Ken Whittaker, 853 Todd Preis Drive, Nashville, Tn. 37221 or e- mail attn, Ken, at

Janette Conaway Thu Oct 16 20:24:08 1997
I am interested in finding information on Josiah Martin KINNAIRD's parents and brothers and sisters. Josiah was born in Putnam County, TN July 5, 1826. He married (do not have a marriage date) Duraney Haden in Jackson County, TN. They 11 children. Josiah died Dec. 16, 1870 and Duraney had died Aug. 1, 1870.

Eloyce Rogers Wed Oct 1 21:09:16 1997
Thomas Jefferson SHAW born 1808 in TN was a grocer in Putman Co. in 1860 census; he married Mahala WILEY who was born 1810 in AL. Their children was Joseph{killed in the War between the States } and Artimisa who married John Francis MONTGOMERY. Who were the parents of Thomas Jefferson SHAW and Mahala WILEY?

Diane Sun Oct 5 11:25:29 1997
I am looking for any information concerning Robert Jake Helton family, who lived in or around Sparta, TN. They moved to Oklahoma with the Edwards family sometime around 1905 - 1910. Jake Helton's wife's name was Tabitha Walker. They were married in Sparta, date unknown. In all, they had two daughters and four sons. The oldest daughter and oldest son were born in or around Sparta. Tabitha is said to have had quiet a bit of Indian blood, but none of the remaining brothers or siser will discuss this. Please help me if you know anything. Thank you.

Donna Cooper Mon Oct 6 09:27:07 1997
Am looking for a Levi PERKINS and Lucy RHEA. Their parents were Ute PERKINS & Sarah "Sally" GANT and Aaron RHEA & Mary HOWELL. Their house is said to set on the Putnam and White County line. He was Church of Christ minister. Thanks for any help, Donna

Bill Ward Mon Oct 6 13:26:58 1997
My great-grandfather David M. Ward was born in Putnam County circa 1845. He moved to Kentucky and married Melissa Rowe in 1867, Who were his parents, ect.? I have information on David's descendants and will be glad to share.

Patty Pearson Sat Oct 11 10:48:33 1997
I am interested in finding out any information on Elijah Cass CROWELL and his wife, Anna Young CROWELL. Elijah Cass Crowell was born in Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina in 1809 and died 10-28-1863 in Putnam Co.,Tennessee. Anna Young was born in 1812 and died on 3-25-1858 in Putnam Co., Tennessee. Elijah Cass Crowell's parents were Charles Crowell, who was born in Mecklenburg Co., NC in 1775 and died after 1850, and Elizabeth (Don't have maiden name) Crowell, who was born in 1786 in Ireland and died after 1860. Anna Young Crowell's parents were John Young and Matilda Gibson Young and I have no information on their birth dates or death dates. To my knowledge Elijah Cass Crowell and Anna Young Crowell only had one child, Netherland Cass Crowell, born 6-1-1851 in Putnam Co., TN, died 6-23-1915, and was married to Mary Maxwell Crowell, born 4-2-1853 and died 11-1-1910. I would appreciate any information.