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WOOD, WOODS posted by Ray Turner on Sunday, June 1, 1997

WOOD, Dr. Virgil A. and wife, Sarah C."Sallie" WOOD. It is thought he moved back to Texas in his old age to be with one of his children, and died and was buried in Texas, possibly Bowie County, but not sure about the county. Virgil being born, Aug 12, 1849, and wife Sallie born Nov 3,1855, possibly a time slot for their deaths would be around 1915 to 1940, 1940 making Virgil 91 years old and Sallie, 85, a little on the high side! I would appreciate any information from anyone who has Texas death records. They could possibly be erroneously listed as WOODS in some records, one of his brothers, O.M. WOOD, is listed in furneral home records at Hope, AR., as O.M, WOODS, his wife, who was still living at time of his his death, as Mrs. O.M. WOOD! All known inflormation on Virgil ans Sallie is as follows: Virgil A. Wood was born 12 August 1849 in Cass County, GA. When he was a few months old, his family moved to Texas for a couple of years and then moved on to Hempstead Co., Arkansas. On 4 October 1874, Virgil married Sarah C. "Sallie" Robins, daughter of Samuel H. Robins and Sarah Turner. Sallie was born 3 November 1855; she and Virgil both were members of the Methodist Protestant Church. Virgil A. Wood was featured in the Hempstead County chapter of an Arkansas textbook Virgil was noted as having been a resident of Wallaceburg, Hempstead County for about 34 years. He was considered to be upright, conscientious, and "well worthy the confidence and trust reposed in him." His birthplace as given as Bartow Co., GA, which was previously Cass County. Virgil was raised on his father's farm in Hempstead County, remaining there until he was 21 years old. He taught for several years, began studying medicine in 1883 at the Louisville Medical College, and in 1884, graduated from the Kentucky School of Medicine. Immediately after his graduation, he opened his practice in Nevada County, AR, but remained there only 2 years before returning to Wallaceburg and building up a lucrative practice. In 1889, he began merchandising in connection with his practice. Virgil and Sallie had eight children, two of whom had already died when the textbook was written. They had one son, Robert H. Wood, and five daughters - Beulah L., Minnie O., Edna E., and twins Okla and Homa. 1.2.2.1 Beulah L. WOOD was born in Hempstead Co., AR circa 1877. 1.2.2.2 Minnie O. WOOD was born in Hempstead Co., AR in January 1880. 1.2.2.3 Edna E. WOOD 1.2.2.4 Robert H. WOOD 1.2.2.5 Okla WOOD, twin to Homa. 1.2.2.6 Homa WOOD, twin to Okla.
BRIGGS posted by Charles Lindly on Sunday, June 1, 1997

Seeking information on the parents of Willis Harvey BRIGGS 1870-1945. believe his name to be William L BRIGGS or William Kenner BRIGGS.
DENHAM, FIELDERS, HAND, WARDS posted by M. B. Dennis on Sunday, June 1, 1997

Searching for descendants of Willis B HAND who was shown in the 1900 census at Milam, Sabine Co., TX. His children listed with him were Will (23), and Lon (27). Willis was 53 and was from Carroll Co., GA. He had married Mary DENHAM in 1889 in GA then moved to TX. There were grandchildren with him, Johnnie (9), Annie (7) John (4) and Montie (3). Any help would be appreciated. Will share info on WARDS, FIELDERS and related familes from Carroll , Coweta, and Meriwether GA counties,
BRAISTED, THAISON posted by June Marcus on Monday, June 2, 1997

BRAISTED, Elizabeth Elsie I am looking for Elsie BRAISTED and her family two sons Peter BRAISTED and Gary BRAISTED. She was born in Denmark in 1855 and died before 1930. Her sister Anna THAISON lived in Laredo, Webb, TX. Thank you for any help.
WOOD posted by Carol T Wright on Monday, June 2, 1997

WOOD Family: my greatgrandfather Henry Madison WOOD found proof of his birth in the bible of Jarrett WOOD, born 1809 Tennessee. The bible was in the possession of Hosea R WOOD son of Thomas J WOOD in Collin County, TX in 1908. Would appreciate any help finding more about Hosea WOOD
BOUCHER posted by Sarah Walker-Hitt on Monday, June 2, 1997

I am seeking information on my gggp, William and Laura BOUCHER who supposedly died in Texas of yellow fever, probably during the late 1860's or early 1870's. Does anyone know of a good place to start--such as references that would tell of large yellow fever oubreaks during this time period? I know nothing more of them, only that their four children were returned to Missouri and farmed out to relatives. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Sarah Walker-Hitt, lyndonlibr@twinlakes.com .
CHENAULT, SIMMONS, STROUD posted by Ann Vaughan Richards on Monday, June 2, 1997

Seeking information on John A. STROUD and family. John and his wife (Molsey SIMMONS) moved to Texas from Coffee County, Alabama, about 1889. He died and she next married a CHENAULT. By 1922, Molsey was living in Oklahoma. Am axious to locate descendants because a family history is being compiled.
FELPS, HARGROVE, KELLER, YARBOROUGH, YARBROUGH posted by Ron J. Yarbrough on Tuesday, June 3, 1997

I am looking for more information on my ancestors. I show them in the Marion Co., MS 1850 census as #150 James Rufus YARBOROUGH, b: 1803, d: 1853 age 47, m: to S. A. (maiden name unknown) age 42. I would like to know her last name and more information on the whole family. I know James is the son of Lewis Lironus YARBOROUGH & Henrietta FELPS of E. Feliciana Parish, LA. The census also shows 9 children including my 2G-Grandfather James Rufus Jr. YARBOROUGH, b: 1838 age 12 on census, d: Jasper County, TX, m: 1869 to Demerius HARGROVE, b: 21 May 1849, d: 2 Feb 1932 Houston, Harris County, TX. They had my G-Grandfather DeVerney YARBOROUGH, b: 1874 Jasper County, TX, d: 1950 Jarrell, Williamson County, TX (he dropped the"o" from our last name to YARBROUGH), m: 21 Apr 1901 Williamson County, TX to Mary KELLER. Any other information would be very much appreciated. Thank you.

BRUNS posted by Joyce Armstrong-Cooper on Tuesday, June 3, 1997

Am researching the BRUNS who stopped in Texas for a time, before going on to Ca. I have a Clara Anna Jenny BRUNS who died in 1903 and is buried in San Antonio, TX. William Summerfield BRUNS died 1895 and was buried in Same place, evidently. Do you have a County for San Antonio, TX? Thanks.
COULSON, REEVES posted by Elaine Bay on Tuesday, June 3, 1997

Neel Kennimer is seeking info. on Neely REEVES, m. Cora COULSON in Wood Co. 1902; they lived in the Alba area until the 1920's.
PUTMAN posted by Wayne Mank on Tuesday, June 3, 1997

George Spencer PUTMAN d. 6/24/1909 in Beaumont Jane PUTMAN d. 12/14/1911 in Beaumont. Orlando W. PUTMAN d. 6/24/1916 in Beaumont Looking for info. on these and any other PUTMANS in Jefferson County.
LOOKINGBILL, SHIRLEY posted by Leon G Lookingbill on Tuesday, June 3, 1997

Unknown Co. TX. Seeking information on LOOKINGBILL's. My g g uncle Moses LOOKINGBILL b ca 1831 TN moved to Ramsey Twp Fayette Co. IL with his father John and mother Louisa Anna (SHIRLEY) LOOKINGBILLin 1835. Moses left ca 1863/64 for TX. Do you have any info on Moses or any LOOKINGBILL's you can share with me. Will respond. Thank you. Leon G LOOKINGBILL
HANNSZ, LONG posted by Kimla Strickland on Wednesday, June 4, 1997

Charles Julius HANNSZ born in Osmond Missouri on 10-28-1871 and moved to Henderson County. Married Etta LONG on 4-01-1900. Charles Julius Hannsz and wife moved to Carlsbad New Mexico where he was actually the first one down in the cave. A man named Jim White worked for him. He actually got the credit. I would like to find more info if anyone can help. .
ANDREW, GIBSON, O DELL, ROBERTSON posted by Brenda Beyer on Wednesday, June 4, 1997

Looking for Andrew Wesley GIBSON & Mary Francis O'DELL and family ,my G.Father Julius Winfred GIBSON was born in Denison,Tx.Mar.11,1891.My Aunt Maude Belle GIBSON, along with my uncle's Wesley Andrew GIBSON, James Auther GIBSON, Enos Franklin GIBSON. Edd GIBSON, Marshall GIBSON & Jerried Howell (Hoot) GIBSON were born in Ok. Sidney Archie GIBSON was born in Ka.Any and all information will be appreciated.Also looking for the marriage cer. of Julius W. Gibson & Buelah Alpha ROBERTSON, married in Grayson Co. Oct.1911-1913. Thanks for any help .Brenda ANDREW.
DUSPIVA, SALINAS posted by Glenn Duspiva on Wednesday, June 4, 1997

I'm just now starting researching my wifes family, SALINAS, she comes from McAllen Texas. Need to find information on Narcisco SALINAS who passed away sometime in the late 1920's or early 1930's from a suicide. His wife was named Nicolosa (maiden name unknown). Would like information on her also. They had three children named Orlando, Rogelio and Trinidad. Narcisco SALINAS passed away somewhere in the south Texas area. Rogelio died in the mid 1940's in McAllen or La Jolla. Orlando is deceased, probably in the Houston area. Thank you for any info. Glenn DUSPIVA
HUNTER, JOHNSON, PRICE, PUGH, THOMAS posted by Mona Ray on Wednesday, June 4, 1997

THOMAS sisters. Wish to contact descendants of two sisters of Elijah Washington THOMAS who d. 1908 in San Jacinto Co. Katherine THOMAS md Berry PRICE. Son Marion PRICE lived in Dodge (Walker Co.); is son Irving/Irwin buried in Dodge?; Andrew lived in Security; Gus stayed in AL. Could they be the Katherine Margaret and Ernest Berry PRICE who died in Tarrant Co.? Jane THOMAS md a HUNTER and lived near Tyler (Smith Co.). Their daughter md a PUGH (there was a Pugh Mercantile near Canton); their g-dau md a JOHNSON. Also related was Stovall THOMAS who was a barber in Montgomery Co. Need any information on Jane HUNTER and Catherine PRICE families. I can't find them in census in GA, AL, or TX. Someone left a note in Elijah THOMAS's family Bible naming the THOMAS parents but no one remembers who it was. Perhaps it was someone in the PRICE or HUNTER families.
BURRIS, BURRUS, BURUS, MASSEY posted by Kimla Strickland on Thursday, June 5, 1997

Any info on the BURRUS, (or BURUS, BURRIS) or MASSEY family is needed. the BURRUS family is around the 1870's. The MASSEY family around 1900 & up. Any names is needed. Thanks.
FURL, JARRATT posted by Mike Furl on Thursday, June 5, 1997

Looking for family info for James Franklin (Frank) FURL and wife Louisa JARRATT, esp. from their son Jessie FURL and anything about their ancestry. Frank FURL was born in Minnesota in 1864, but arrived in Ellis Co. TX about age 12 and lived their the rest of his life.
DANIEL, MILLER, TEFTELLER posted by Thomas Tefteller on Thursday, June 5, 1997

Looking for information on one Tennessee "TEFTELLER", her maiden name was MILLER, she was listed in the 1880 census as being single, in Fannin Co. Tx. in the 1900 Cencus for Young Co. Tx she was listed with 3 children,and again in the 1910 cencus, in Tarrant Co. Tx, Her parents were James G. MILLER and Wincy DANIEL. The information I seek is who was Tennessee married to.
BLEVINS, DAVIS posted by Donna Ritter on Friday, June 6, 1997

I am researching the DAVIS line. DAVIS, Nathan b. in TN, spouse: (?), Lottie, children: DAVIS, William Eli (1860 - 1917) and DAVIS, Mary. Both children were born in TX. Father: DAVIS, Eli, Mother: BLEVINS,(?). Eli DAVIS was my great, great, great-grandfather.
BUTLER, HARRIS, HOPKINS, NOLEN, PATE posted by Pam Stone on Friday, June 6, 1997

HARRIS Seek descs. of Flavius O. HARRIS, b. 1881, Lee Co., MS; m. ca. 1911?, Edith -----; son of James Gassoway HARRIS and Harriet Ann BUTLER. Flavius had siblings: (1) William Henry HARRIS, b. 1857, Itawamba (later Lee Co.), MS; d. 1938, Lincoln Co., OK; m. Mollie Grissom in Lee Co.; their children were Hollis, Fletcher, Roxie, Myrtle, Lottie, and Hubert HARRIS. (2) Alice HARRIS, b. 1861; m. Unk.; d. shortly aft. m.; (3) Lucien Tison HARRIS, b. 1864; d. 1910, Poteau, Le Flore Co., TX (believe no marr.); (4) Idilia Elizabeth HARRIS, b. 1859; m. William H. PATE; their chilren were Herman, Carrie, Ollie, Eula and Floy PATE; (5) Robert (Walker?) HARRIS, b. 1871; m. Addie Carolina "Carrie" NOLEN; children unknown; (6) Bertus Cliffton HARRIS, b. 1875; d. Poteau, Le Flore Co., OK; m. Carra Louella "Carrie" HOPKINS; their children were Mona, Jay T., George Noble, and Owen B. HARRIS. Flavius HARRIS brought Edith from somwhere in west OK or TX on the train to Poteau, Le Flore Co. to his uncle Bert's and married her; she was only about 15, and he was about 30. They reportedly had three children, a happy marriage, and moved to TX where her parents were; Flavius is supposed to have outlived Edith. Can anyone help? Thanks! Pam
BAGGETT, BARNETT, BRANTLEY, HARLOW, HASSELTINE, HEATLEY, HOBBS, HOLLEY, MOORE, PATTON, POST, PRUITT, ROBERTSON posted by Sue Helveston on Saturday, June 7, 1997

I am replying to a previous post by Jackie Black. (sorry but your e-mail address doesn't work) The parents of Melissa Melinda HASSELTINE MOORE, and Jasper Allen MOORE were (not Stanton) R. Stanford MOORE born Dec 12, 1815 in N. Carolina and Loucinda Mariah ROBERTSON born February 10, 1822 in South Carolina. They are both buried in Oakwood Tx. They lived in Keechi, Tx which is near Oakwood. The children of this family are: Alvin MOORE, b 7/8/1839 Md Rebecca HEATLEY (his first cousin) John Henry MOORE b 6/8/1844 never married, died in Civil war William MOORE b 12/20/1846 Md. Mary R HOLLEY, Cynthia Arvazenia MOORE ("Bug") b 2/5/1852 Md. John Sidney POST, James Stantford MOORE b 8/21/1855 Md. Mary BRANTLEY, J David MOORE b 4/13/1861 Md M. Addie BARNETT, Elizabeth MOORE b. ? Md.1st Mr. HARLOW, 2nd Mr. HOLLEY, Charlotte Parnetta MOORE b 4/29/1834 Md. James Martin POST (brother of John Sidney POST) Lvd Leakey also Melissa Melinda Hasseltine MOORE ("Liddie") b. 3/24/1849 Md 1st Will PRUITT, 2nd Billy HOBBS, Jasper Allen MOORE b 8/21/1858 md Armenda Bell Minnie MOORE b. 12/10/1867 md J. F. BAGGETT, Jonathon Matthews MOORE b. 12/20/1863 Md Emma PATTON HOBBS, Leakey TX I have not been able to go further back than R S MOORE and Loucinda M. ROBERTSON, I do know they lived for a time in Spearville, Union County Lousiana because that is where Cynthia Arvazenia MOORE was born. You say that Jasper and Liddie were born in Ark? Do you know where in Ark? Maybe that will be a clue to follow up on. I was able to find out that R. Stanford MOORE was born in N. Carolina and was the son of John J MOORE, JR. and also that R S MOORE had a brother named Allen MOORE.
COOK, HAWK posted by Eve Weeks on Saturday, June 7, 1997

Looking for descendants of Benjamin O. COOK, born 1852 in Walton Co., GA, who moved to TX in the 1870s or 1880s. He was son of Matthew COOK and Judith HAWK of Walton Co., GA. Have some data on Matthew and Judith to exchange.
CANNON, COE, SAVAGE posted by Larry W. Smith on Monday, June 9, 1997

CANNON/SAVAGE looking for information & desendents of Robert CANNON & Martha SAVAGE CANNON, Martha was the daughter of Jesse SAVAGE & Jemima COE SAVAGE. Known children of Robert & Martha Ettar, Minnie, & Jesse J. CANNON. The only lead I have is the 1900 Wise Co Census. Any other lead would help. thinks Larry in Celina,Tn
BROWN, NEW posted by Myrl Ross on Monday, June 9, 1997

Need info about Thomas S BROWN b abt 1805 in NC mar 1)to Sally NEW (?) in Morgan Co IL. Had 3 ch: Rachel, Zachariah T, Emily A. Mar 2) Orpha Unknown CH: William Basil b 1846, Richard K b 1850, Caroline M b 1852, Robert J b. 1857, Louisa b 1860, Charlie b. 1864. Thomas was in Benton Co. AR (1850 census) Dallas Co, TX (1860 census) and Bell Co. TX (1870,1880). I am trying to make a connection between this family and my gg grandparents, R. K. and Mary BROWN from Alexander/Clinton, IL. R.K. died abt. 1856 in IL and Mary moved to Dallas Co.TX (1860 census) and to Bell Co.(1870, 1880 censuses). By 1900 she was in Mason Co TX. Would appreciate any help.
HENSON, LOVELADY posted by Myrl Ross on Monday, June 9, 1997

I am interested in corresponding with any descendants of Jerry N HENSON. He died n Erath Co TX, Aug 26, 1920. His first wife is unknown Had ch: Mollie b 1866 and Cora. 2)m Georgeann LOVELADY, May 28, 1871 in Collin Co. CH:Otto, Martha Ellen, John S, Emma May, Ethel B, Fannie and Robert. In 1880 Bell Co census a Henrietta LOVELADY was listed as step-daughter. Family lived in Bell co(1880 Bell Co Census), Cooke Co (1900) and Tom Green Co (1910). 3) mar Annie Unknown and was living in Erath Co. when he died in 1920. Any info will be appreciated.
BROOM, DIXON, HUBBARD, THORNTON, ZACHARY posted by Mary Russell on Monday, June 9, 1997

DIXON - Miller HUBBARD and family moved to Bonham by 1841. Info says he was postmaster and belonged to Masonic Lodge. Wife was Nancy ZACHARY DIXON . Children were--- Ephriam b 1834 in Hempstead Co. AR. Mary Ann Victoria b 1838 in MO. married John THORNTON. Miller HUBBARD Jr. b 1841 in Bonham, Louellen R. b 1843 in Bonham, John Scott b 1845 in Bonham, Alfred Byron b 1848 in Bonham, Almirine Penwell b 1850 in Bonham, Thomas Elliiott b 1854 in Bonham married Ida Virginia BROOM. Any info. appreciated, Mary Russell bird@scrtc.blue.net
TAYLOR posted by Ted T Taylor on Monday, June 9, 1997

Wm. A TAYLOR 1843-1917 bn in LA Enlisted 1861 in TX CSA war.Family in TX. sister= Maggie brother= Zachary daughter = Julia Ann b 1866--mrd. 1884 in Amite co MS Appreciate any info on above Ted Taylor TTsRCglidr@aol.com
MASSEY, REED posted by Kimla Strickland on Monday, June 9, 1997

I need any info on MASSEYs or Delila Florence REED. Tandy Serle MASSEY married REED. Buried at Highland Cemetary. He died 1942 she 1949 in Red River County in Deport. Thanks.
SMITH, WILLIFORD posted by Terry Don Smith on Monday, June 9, 1997

SMITH, William Thomas born: 12/29/1877 in Bastrop County--died: 01/12/1959 in Bastrop County. WILLIFORD, Ann Eliza Mae born: 05/05/1883 in Cedar Valley, Texas in Hayes County--died: 04/09/1956 in Three Rivers, Texas in Live Oak County. Both are burried in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Bastrop County. They were married on 04/09/1904 in Bastrop Texas, Bastrop County. They had 12 children: Georgia Clarola Smith, Becky Laura Smith, Willie Joseph Smith, Preston Raleigh(Rollie) Smith, Kenneth Smith, Robert E. Lee Smith, Judy Franklin Smith, Mary Jane Smith, Sylvia Lesslie Smith, Una Bell Smith, Earl B. Mayfield Smith and Margarette Elizabeth Smith. All or most of the children were born in McDade Texas in Bastrop County. Preston and Margarette are also burried in the Oak Hill Cemetery. Any information on would be greatly appreciated. If you are related to us please let me know.
MAYES posted by Jerry Mayes on Monday, June 9, 1997

Unknown county - looking for Rubin MAYES / Ruben MAYES - sons name Joseph Bernard MAYES entered Army 1917. Older brother named Rubin approx.10 years older than Joseph.
LANDRUM, PEARCE, PIERCE posted by Chris Thompson Hamilton on Tuesday, June 10, 1997

Need marriage place and date of Joseph G. LANDRUM and Susan Anne PIERCE / PEARCE. She was in 1880 Ky census with parents. Their first two children born TX in 1882 and 1886, my grandmother born Choctaw Nation 06 Oct 1891.
EASTON, MUNCHRATH, VALENTINE posted by Sharleen Valentineeaston on Tuesday, June 10, 1997

Looking for links to the VALENTINE surname; prior to locating in Texas one of the VALENTINE family members, Louis Arden VALENTINE Sr. was b.March 30, 1895 in St. Louis, MO and passed away November 30, 1959 in Amarillo, TX; he married Ann Irene MUNCHRATH b.April 11, 1902 in Windhorst, TX. His father was William Louis VALENTINE b. abt 1870 who married Irene EASTON b. August 21, 1872 d. November 13 1969 in Litchfield, Montgomery Co., IL;need information on them.
GENTRY posted by Patricia Davis on Tuesday, June 10, 1997

I need information on Marion Frank GENTRY (b. July 7, 1871 in Denton Texas.) On death cert. shows birth date and place. I have no information on his father or mother living in Denton. I would like to have any information that Samuel (Father) and Mary (Mother) GENTRY lived in the Denton area in 1870's. I do know that Marion Frank had older brothers. Names were Joseph N. GENTRY, Jim GENTRY, George M. GENTRY. Do you have any specific information on any of the GENTRY family? I would be willing to share information I have on the families.
STRINGER posted by Mary Elizabeth Fortenberry on Wednesday, June 11, 1997

I am seeking information on a Jody or Joel STRINGER who may have been born in Polk county to ______ STRINGER and an Indian with possibly the name of Talitha. His father was murdered and his mother moved to Angelina County where my grandmother Mary Matilda was born. She and members of her family were residents of Zavalla, Angelina County. The dates would be 1800's.
BERRY, SCARBOROGH posted by Cherie Harmon on Wednesday, June 11, 1997

Looking for descendants of George BERRY & Harriet SCARBOROGH md 18 Nov 1830 Perry Co.,Alabama. In the 1850s they left Ala.1860 are in Claibourne Parish, LA. 1870 in Grayson Co.,TX: These are the children I have found. (1) female b abt 1831 (2)male b abt 1832 (3) M.BERRY (male) b 1834 (4) Mary BERRY b1836 (5) female b betw 1835-40 (6) male b betw 1835- 40 (7) male b betw 1835-40 (8) S. BERRY (female) b1842 (9)S.F. BERRY (female) b 1844 (10) Laura A. BERRY b 1847 (11) Margret E. BERRY b 1948 (12) W. H. Josephine BERRY b 1851 (13) Joseph James or James J. b1854 (14) Harriet G. BERRY.
DEUTSCHEK, MILLER, MUELLAR, SALLING, SCHROEDER posted by Reba Teal Parks on Wednesday, June 11, 1997

SCHROEDER-MILLER / MUELLAR, looking for cousins, my gr grfa Henrich Charles SCHROEDER b. 1860 Westphalia, Germ. came to USA Jan 30, 1871, aboard Meteor with father Henrich, (?) stepmo Charlotte, sister Henricke (Henrietta) and brother Wilhelm (William). I believe they settled originally around Austin Co. where I think the parents died at New Ulm. William m. Annie DEUTSCHEK ca 1880 and had several children and lived and died around Coupland,Tx. Henry m. Augusta MUELLAR / MILLER in 1879 at Richland, Travis Co. TX. She came to USA in 1878 "with relatives" She was born 1859 in "Quebek" Provence Posen, Germany and "converted to Lutheran faith in 1874" Henry and Augusta resided at Coupland, then to Miles, Runnels Co. TX, then to Lubbock Co. around 1905. Sister Henrietta m. William Frederick SALLING in Washington Co. TX, they also settled at Miles about 1900 where they lived till their death. While I have done a lot of research into the family I've been unable to cross into Germany. Can anyone help? Also would just like to meet other cousins--there are many still living in the area. Apparently after the death's of the parents and children, eventually the rest of us have lost contact. Reba Teal Parks, 5428 9th, Lubbock, Tx 79416....rprks@HUB.ofthe.NET
BLACKLOCK, EDWARDS, FISCHER, NORVILLE, SULLIVAN, WARD posted by Reba Teal Parks on Wednesday, June 11, 1997

EDWARDS - WARD - NORVILLE - SULLIVAN - BLACKLOCK Researching family of Robert Augustus "Gus" EDWARDS who m. Margaret Francis WARD in 1872 in Washington Co. Tx. Gus, b. Haywood Co. Tn in 1849 to William Edwards and Louvenia NORVILLE, came to TX past CW with several brothers, who all settled in TX. Gus d. 1918 in Coryell Co. TX, Maggie d. 1938 Mereta Tom Green Co. Tx. Maggie, I believe was the daughter of Solomon WARD and Manda SULLIVAN, his second wife was a FISCHER and they had a son Dolphus Lee--I believe Manda SULLIVAN's parents were Patrick SULLIVAN b. 1798 NC and wife Caroline (unknown surname). My gr grparents were Edwards daughter, Amanda Lou (Louvenia?) who m. Clark Wilson BLACKLOCK about 1891. All replies appreciated, will exchange, reba teal parks, 5428 9th Lubbock, Tx 79416, rprks@HUB.ofthe.NET
O NEIL posted by Erin O'Neil on Thursday, June 12, 1997

Hi, I'm looking for info on my grandfather, his name was Lawrence Jeramiah O'NEIL. I know he moved to Omaha, NE, sometime in the 1930's, from Houston, TX. I dont know what county he might have been born in. He died in Omaha, on sept 24, 1961. and is buried in Omaha, NE. I am looking for information on any relatives he may have or might have had. I know he had a sister. I dont know what her name was. I have always been interested in finding out about him and my other relatives. He died 8 yrs before I was born, and I would appreciate any info, tips on how to go about searching for his family history, suggestions on how to go about doing geneological research. Thanks... Erin O'Neil
MOORE, RODGERS posted by Robbie Fletcher on Thursday, June 12, 1997

Sarah MOORE Great-Grandmother of Sheron RODGERS. She was married to Joe RODGERS in (Chireno?). She had seven children, Maureen rodgers, Jerline Harris, Lorine Smith, Nell Faye Rodgers, Audrey Lewis, Jonathan Rodgers, and Jauther Rodgers. Sarah was from Chireno, Tx. and Joe was from Huntington and they resided in Chireno and Huntington prior to moving to Diboll, Tx..
ALLEN posted by Sheri Allen Beeson on Thursday, June 12, 1997

I am looking for anyone who is related to Margaret Earl ALLEN. Born in Ascention Parish in1861, married Bennett ALLEN and moved to Houston, Texas in early 1900's.
PASCHALL, REYNOLDS posted by Jeff Kemp on Thursday, June 12, 1997

I would like to hear from descendants of John Flavious PASCHALL b: 1831 Henry Co., TN d: 3/20/1910 in Nocona, Montague Co., TX and his wife; Melissa Clementine REYNOLDS PASCHALL b: 1838 Henry Co., TN d: 3/1907 Montague Co., TX. They are suppossed to be buried in Starkey Cemetery, Nocona, Montague Co., TX. Does anyone have a record of burials in Starkey Cemetery? Thanks!!
BURKE, BURKES, BURKS, DUNGY, GALLOWAY posted by Patricia Bowen on Friday, June 13, 1997

looking for family info on BURKES,Henry (Harry) b-1860 someplace in Texas. Father A.N. BURKS (born Texas) mother Dicey Elisabeth GALLOWAY (born Texas). He had a first marriage(don't know first wife's name)had one child Martin Luther BURKE born 7-2-1882 in Illinois .He married my gr-grandmother Nancy Arabella DUNGY in Belleville, Ill. 12-14-1886 Would like to find family roots in Texas. The name BURKE is also spelled BURKS.
DICKSON, WILLIS posted by David Willis on Friday, June 13, 1997

I am looking for information to take me back further than William Thomas WILLIS. Born 7/6/1859 in Retenna, Hopkins County, Texas or Nancy Almeda (Alemida) DICKSON, born 6/14/1864 Hopkins County, Texas.
BARKER, HURST posted by Gale Wallen on Saturday, June 14, 1997

I am looking for the marriage record of Sempie Parlee BARKER and William Elighia HURST. They were probably married at Snow Hill in Collin County about 1885.
WISRODT, WISROTH, WISSROTHE posted by Jody Wisrodt on Saturday, June 14, 1997

Looking for information re: August WISSROTHE... one of 3 brothers who immigrated to Galveston in the 1840's. Spelling of last name changes: WISROTH to WISRODT... The family owned a grain elevator as well as other ventures.
CLAIR, LAUDENSLAGER, SLAGER posted by William L. Slager on Saturday, June 14, 1997

Looking for information on Harry C. LAUDENSLAGER (later SLAGER ??), born 5 Aug 1861 in Lancaster Co., Pa., the son of John Gottlieb LAUDENSLAGER and Catherine CLAIR. He lived in Springfield, Ohio with his parents from 1870 to about 1882. Went to Texas and was living there in 1887.
COLEY posted by Sue Tinsley Wilkinson on Sunday, June 15, 1997

I am looking for information on Willis Claude COLEY he lived in Van Zandt Co. Tx 1900 & 1920 and died there 1929 & is buried in Creagerville cemetery. Who were his parents? Did he have any siblings? Contact me by e-mail or by snail mail Rt.4 Box 246-A. Wills Point TX 75169 .
LANDRUM, WALKER posted by Sue Owens on Sunday, June 15, 1997

WALKER/LANDRUM: William Calvin WALKER died Sep 5, 1880 and is buried in Lampasas County, TX. His second wife, Rebecca LANDRUM died about 1913 and is buried in Lampasas County, TX.. Is there anyone that has or knows of a photo of William Calvin WALKER anywhere to be found? Thanks. E- Mail sueowens@jas.net or Website http://www.jas.net/~sueowens .
BIGHAM, RABURN posted by D. Turner on Sunday, June 15, 1997

BIGHAM: RABURN: Seeking info on John RABURN, born abt 1840 in TN and moved to Ellis Co., in the early 1860's . He married in Waxahachie 1865, Lydia J. BIGHAM. Lydia's parents were William M. C. BIGHAM and Eliza E. BIGHAM. William and Eliza came from MO. One family story is that William Bigham was the sheriff of Ellis co. at one time. Have nothing on where in TN John was born or on his parents. He was supposed to have joined the army and been a medic. Any help appreciated. Thanks in advance.
HAMILTON, HARKEY posted by Terri Shea on Sunday, June 15, 1997

Looking for HARKEY's who moved into Lancaster, Texas from Arkansas. Jacob Taylor HARKEY married Eliza Ann HAMILTON in Pope County Arkansas in 1867 and sometime there after moved to Texas. His daughter Martha Jane married in Pope County and remained there, dying in 1896. I do not know what happened to Ruby , Maud , Lill , Charles , Edgar , Pearl , David Robert, William James . Jacob Taylor HARKEY died in Lancaster, I do not have a date. The others probably settled there, I am sure some descendants live there today.
GRIMES, SUMNER posted by Jann Grimes on Monday, June 16, 1997

Looking for information on the SUMNER and GRIMES families of TX. SUMNER - Jane SUMNER was a lawyer in Austin Texas in 1971. She may be the Jane SUMNER I am able to find in the SS Death Index who was born 12 Nov 1905 and died 7 Aug 1990 in Austin TX. I would like to find her obituary to hopefully learn more about her. She is related, a grand daughter, I beleive, to John B. GRIMES, born about 1816, probably in Hart County KY. He married Mary G. (unknown) who was born about 1829 in KY. Their children, born in Hart County KY were - Frances J. GRIMES (female), born about 1846 KY, Emanuel GRIMES born about 1847 KY and John W. GRIMES born about 1849. They resided in Hart County KY in 1850. Between 1850 and 1860 they moved to TX. He is the brother of James GRIMES b. about 1807 who remained in KY, moving from Hart Co., to Grayson County, back to Hart County and finally settling in Warren County KY till his death. Some of James children also moved to Texas. It is unknown where in Texas they settled. Thanks for your help.
FORISTER, REED, STEWART, VINSON posted by Jenny Oldham on Monday, June 16, 1997

Need info please on a David STEWART b. TX......must have had relatives in Ark. as a dau. Paralee b. 1873 Ark. m Alex REED 12 Nov. 1890. A bro. Alfred Stewart left Ark. @1896 and came to Rogers area. Believe he may have had family there . After 1901 his mother Matilda FORISTER STEWART. came with Paralee and her chrildren and another dau. to Rogers. An older Dau. Dreaner STEWART M. J.D. VINSON and they came @ month later, but returned to Ark. Would appreciate any help or info.
posted by Tom Kunz on Monday, June 16, 1997

Our church youth group is doing a project to restore the HUFFMAN Heritage Cemetery out in the Huffman, TX area (East of Humble). We are looking for any historical or genealogical information on the Huffman's, their settling of the area, etc that might make the experience richer for the 200+ kids that will be participating this coming weekend (June 20th) Any help would be appreciated. Josiah HUFFMAN is one of the names on a headstone in the cemetery.
EVETTS, HARDEMAN posted by Pat Evetts on Tuesday, June 17, 1997

I am looking for Mose Aaron EVETTS or Moses Aaron EVETTS. Born in Texas (possibly DeWitt county) on 5 Nov 1865. Parents from either Kentucky or Tennessee. Died in San Antonio, TX on 13 Mar 1950. Had a sister named Mollie (EVETTS) Moore. I am also looking for William C. HARDEMAN, born in Tennessee about 1834 or 1835. Moved to Texas prior to 1857. Died on 13 Oct 1899, burried in Lockhart, TX. He was a Confederate soldier and fought with Capt. Henry King's Co. I would appreciate any information whatsoever on either of these two men.
CHANCELLOR, YOUNG posted by Vickie B. on Tuesday, June 17, 1997

I am looking for any information on George W. YOUNG and Emma CHANCELLOR, who married 15 March 1896. They are my great-grandparents. I found their marriage license in Rusk and found they on the 1900 census for Nacogdoches county. Thank you, Vickie B.
CARDWELL, KELLEY posted by Herschel Kelley on Tuesday, June 17, 1997

KELLEY, Leonidas Cardwell "Lee" - We would like to exchange information on this son of Charles KELLEY and Nancy Catherine CARDWELL. Leonidas was born on 29 Nov 1865 in Caldwell Co, TX Herschel G. Kelley, 1027 Oak Ave, Rockport, TX 78382, hkelley@shelley.dbstech.com
AUSTIN, HOWERTON, RAPER posted by Pam Stone on Friday, June 20, 1997

RAPER/HOWERTON Ella Leila HOWERTON, b. 5 Mar 1899, Indian Territory; dau. of James Judson HOWERTON & Mollie Ann AUSTIN of Lee Co., MS & Latimer Co., OK; m. IT (OK) A. B. RAPER. Last known address was Amarillo, TX. Ella and A.B. had: (1) Aaron Leon RAPER; (2) Elmer Wayne RAPER (3) Dorothea Mae RAPER. Looking for my cousins! Thanks! Pam
LUCKOW posted by Kari Luckow Roehl on Friday, June 20, 1997

LUCKOW-Looking for any LUCKOW who migrated from Germany in the late 1800's. Possible name of August LUCKOW.
GRAHAM, HILL posted by Randall Fields on Friday, June 20, 1997

I am looking for information on Beadie GRAHAM who was born in East Texas, possibly Tyler on 16 Sep 1878. Her father was born in Ohio and her mother was born in Alabama according to census records. She stayed in Texas long enought to get married and have 1 or 2 children which did not survive. She moved to Alabama around 1900 and married Isaac HILL and raised a family there. I am looking for information on Beadie and her parents, especially parents names. Any information will be greatly appreciated.
GARCERA posted by Chuck Garcera on Saturday, June 21, 1997

Looking for information on Pedro GARCERA and his surviving family. Pedro lived in both Louisiana and Texas, county unknown. Pedro died in 1967 in Texas.
BEATY, BENGE, WORK posted by Jeanne Work Eaton on Saturday, June 21, 1997

BEATY. Looking for information on William BEATY, born in Tennessee, and wife Martha BENGE. Daughter Martha "Mattie" BEATY, born Decenber 22,1859 in Red River County, married Richard Vallee WORK on January 3, 1879.
WORTHAM posted by John E. Wortham on Saturday, June 21, 1997

Searching for Information on Mortimar Lafayette WORTHAM,last known location was Dension Springs,Tx in 1907 had been in Anderson County for about 20 yrs at that time.Benjamin Franklin WORTHAM was in Waco,Tx area at the begining of Civil War, Died in Beaumont,Tx not sure date. I believe Benjamin and Mortimar are Brothers, Both served in the Civil War. John (jw) WORTHAM buried in Guiceland Cemetary near Elkhart, Tx is I believe the son of either Mortimar or Benjamin.
ADAMS, POOL, SPRAWLS, WALKER posted by James David Walker on Saturday, June 21, 1997

Seeking information on two people buried at Steep Hollow Cemetery in Brazos Co. TX: Nancy POOL (1835-1901) & Nancy N. SPRAWLS (1831- 1900). I am trying to determine if one of these ladies might be my ancestor, Nancy ADAMS WALKER (b. GA, widow of James E. WALKER, daughter of James & Elizabeth ADAMS).
CRANFILL posted by Marketta Pierce on Saturday, June 21, 1997

CRANFILL Jess said to have lived in Cranfill Gap Texas around 1900, Frank CRANFILL .
AULT, BLOCKER, LEWIS posted by Renona Joplin on Sunday, June 22, 1997

Looking for information on AULT/LEWIS/BLOCKER surnames My father was Henry Lee AULT b. 6/16/1900 in Manchanca, TX. d. 3/31/1977 in Austin, Travis County, TX. buried along with his parents and maternal grandparents in Live Oak Cemetery, Manchaca,TX. Henry Lee AULT's parents: Peter Powell AULT b. 4/22/1877 d. 3/26/1937 buried Live Oak C. Martha Tero (LEWIS) AULT aka Mattie b. 1/31/1872 d. 11/19/1935 in Austin, Travis County. buried Live Oak C. Peter Powell AULT's parents: Henry AULT dates unknown probably form Germany Sarah BLOCKER dates unknown probably from S. Texas (maybe same family as Dan BLOCKER from TV's Bonanza.) Martha Tero LEWIS parents: J.F. LEWIS b. 7/4/1837-4/7/1914 buried Live Oak Cemetery, Manchaca, TX. Margret J. (unknown maiden) LEWIS 12/10/1848-1/5/1900 buried Live Oak C. If anyone has any information on my ancestors I will share my decendent line info. Please e-mail
STEPHENS posted by Jane Stephens Rhem on Sunday, June 22, 1997

Roger William STEPHENS John S. STEPHENS William M. STEPHENS These Stephens may not have been related - but lived following the Civil War in or near Marlin in Falls County, Texas Roger William Stephens had a brother - Ralph STEPHENS Does anyone know of any connections?
BALL, OVERBY, SEALE posted by Lisa D. Bass on Sunday, June 22, 1997

I am searching for the graves of my gr-gr-gr grandparents, George BALL and Martha OVERBY - BALL. They were both born in South Carolina, he in 1801 and she in 1805. They came to Texas around 1840. Their son, my gr-gr grandfather, Rev. Absalom Martin BALL married Elizabeth Cinderella SEALE and they are both buried in Coleman, Texas. Any information on the BALL's would be greatly appreciated.
TAYLOR posted by Ted T Taylor on Sunday, June 22, 1997

Wm A TAYLOR 1843-1917 bn in LA (Raised in TX) lived Pike & Marion Co MS 1875 to1917. sister= Maggie. brother= Zachary Enlisted CSA war Brazord ? co TX 1861 Seeking his family Ted T Taylor (TTsRCglidr@aol.com) Appreciate any help. 128 Pine Ridge Rd Columbia, MS 39429
TARVER posted by Charlie Brandt on Monday, June 23, 1997

Looking for TARVER Line-several family members buried in cemetary at Ben Arnold, TX; am unfamiliar with which county it is in. Years from approx 1932-present.
BARKER, BROWN, MOON posted by Gwyn Beltran on Monday, June 23, 1997

BROWN - BARKER Looking for connection to Robert Preston BROWN born 1807 in Virg.G.G.Grandfather who married M.Jane MOON in Marshall ,Tx. Harrison Co. in 1842. Must have other brothers of sisters who came to Tx. from Al. with them. Wife Jane came from Miss.born 1828 . Robert P.in Texas Heritage book of land grants . 320 Acres in Harrison Co. Childrens names J.Brown, William Preston Brown, Robert Brown, John Brown and my G. Grand mother Sarah E. Brown.
TALIAFERO, TALIFERO, TALLIFERRO posted by Donald L Glass on Monday, June 23, 1997

Would like information on Dardis TALIAFERO [TALIFERO, TALLIFERRO] Death date, Cemetery, Lived in Swisher county, Died after June 1900.
ARMSTRONG, DUNN, DURAN, MARTIN, RHODES posted by Joanna Dunn on Monday, June 23, 1997

Researching the following families in Panola and Rusk Counties: DUNN, John Melvin, b. 1850, Panola Co. married Sarah ARMSTRONG, daughter of Elias ARMSTRONG and Virginia Elizabeth DURAN. John Melvin DUNN's father died in about 1851 when John was only a year old. His mother married Peter C. MARTIN of Panola Co. son of Daniel MARTIN. The only name we have for her was Nancy ??. She died when John Melvin DUNN was 5 years old. The 1860 census has John Melvin DUNN as 9 years old in the household of Peter C. MARTIN who has already remarried Susanna RHODES. There is no marriage record for Nancy DUNN? and Peter C. MARTIN. If anyone has any information about the unknown parents of John Melvin DUNN, please contact me.
DESHASIER, DESHAZO, SHASIER posted by B. Yamagami on Monday, June 23, 1997

I am trying to locate info or records on the death of an Aaron DESHASIER (possibly listed SHASIER) who I am told died near the Waco area of TX about 1884-1905. He was a widower and his children were reportedly put in an orphans home upon his death. They were Samuel L., Mary, Aaron, Palmer Neal, Jasamine, Lula, and Alice (that I know of). Actually, Alice was said to have been adopted. The surname seemed to change from DESHASIER to DESHAZO -- perhaps this was when they were in the orphans home. Aaron was a Civil War Veteran. I would like to know where he is buried, but haven't a clue as to what cemetery to look in!! Please Help if you have any info or suggestions!! B. Yamagami (eyphoto@pacbell.net)
BRADER, MOORE posted by Marguerite Mason on Tuesday, June 24, 1997

Looking for info on Minta Catherine, maiden name thought to be MOORE, born in Texas ca 1865 - 1870, Texas county unknown; parents unknown; to MO by 1886; in AR by 1900, married Frank BRADER 1898 in Lawrence Co, AR. Thanks!
ADAMS posted by Jo Ann Clark on Tuesday, June 24, 1997

ADAMS Looking for any source of information on the family of David ADAMS born in Arkansas in 1835, he married a Nancy (?) born in Arkansas about 1845. The children were all born in Texas (possible around Cass Co.). The children were: Berry Benjamin Adams b. 1866, m. Georgia A. Cotton (my g grandparents); Louanda b. 1868; Peter S. b.1871; David b.1874; Izabella A. b.1877; Belowin(sp?)b.1880. Any help on any of these family or the parents of David & Nancy ADAMS would be greatly appreciated. Have little info will share..Thank you, Jo Ann Clark
LEONARD, SULLIVAN posted by Ola Humphries on Tuesday, June 24, 1997

Looking for descendants of John (Jack) SULLIVAN, who came to Texas about 1880 with his wife Frances (Fanny) A. S. LEONARD from Tuscaloosa Co., AL. Please reply to squeely450@aol.com.
ROANE, SHADDEN, WILSON posted by B. Pelton on Tuesday, June 24, 1997

Searching for any information on Jim Clint WILSON he was a deputy sheriff in Fannin County in mid 1800's. A son John Samuel WILSON b. 2/20/1866 near Ladonia (my grandfather) m. Dora SHADDEN 11/15/91. She was daughter of J.S. SHADDEN and Eliza ROANE who emigrated to TX from TN about 1871. Please e-mail if you have information. Thanks
GONZALEZ, LOPEZ, MEDINA, OLIVAREZ, RIVERA, SALDANA posted by Alan Lopez on Thursday, June 26, 1997

My paternal grandparents were: Nicolas LOPEZ-GONZALEZ, (MEDINA?), born in Seguin, TX on Sept. 10, 1890, (1888?) He died on March 13, 1934 and Rita SALDANA - LOPEZ, (she was a LOPEZ married to a LOPEZ). Rita was born in "La Abra de Guadalupe," (Starr Co.), now Brooks, County and died in Falfurrias, hospital on March 5, 1984. Her parents were Andres SALDANA-RIVERA and Victoriana LOPEZ-OLIVAREZ. Nicolas's siblings: Alberto, Roberto, Fidencia, Guadalupe, Reymundo and Juanita (possibly more). Rita's siblings: Andrea, miguel, Faustino & Pedro (possibly more). Does anyone have their birthdates or other data. SALDANA item may be seen in the Falfurrias city museum. Thanks! .
HAMMACK, HAMMICK, HAMMOCK posted by Machelle Hammack Bronaugh on Thursday, June 26, 1997

HAMMACK/HAMMOCK/HAMMICK ( the name was spelled many ways) Searching for the birthplace of my grandfather William Riley HAMMACK, April 5, 1878, believe to be Hood County. Also the date of death and place of buriel of his father William HAMMACK/HAMMOCK. We know William died before 1880, his wife appears on the 1880 tax list as owner of 160 acres of land and he was the original grantee. Her name was Narcissa Jane HAMMOCK. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
HASHA, PRATER posted by Carol R. Austin on Thursday, June 26, 1997

Researching HASHA family. Who is Walter E. Hasha, b. Jan 1856, LA, who appears in Waco, McLennan Co., on 1900 census? He has wife Catherine R. b. Aug 1856, dau. Emma Feb 1882, dau. Maggie Jul 1884, dau. Ellen N. Oct 1886, dau. Effie L. Mar 1890, son William E. Oct 1894, son Thomas J. Jan 1896, dau. Viona May 1897, and son Bennie Apr 1899. Names also appear in family of Marcellus HASHA and Emeline PRATER, but can't place Walter E. Please help!
BROWN, DUTTON, SHELTON posted by Patricia Swift on Thursday, June 26, 1997

Issac BROWN lived in Tennessee Colony and Palestine, Texas approx. 1880. Son John BROWN married Lucretia SHELTON. John BROWN buried Cleburne, Texas in 1905. Would like to find name of Issac's wife? Where are Issac and wife buried? Issac's grandson Plesy married Lula DUTTON of Moody, Texas, daughter of James Cass Dutton. Would like contact with any relatives still in Texas.
CLARK, SPENCER posted by C. S. Wright on Thursday, June 26, 1997

Searching for further information on Nina SPENCER, whose last known residence was Dallas, Texas, died October, 1973 (b. March, 1887). We are trying to locate any descendants of or information on Nina SPENCER whose father was Albert J. ("AJ") SPENCER, mother, Jessie CLARK of Canada. It is rumored she married another SPENCER, spent some time in Montana and Illinois. Our Nina was born in Georgia, lived with her father in Mobile until about 1917 when he died. Any clues would be appreciated.
FOSTER posted by Christine & Steve Ball on Thursday, June 26, 1997

Looking for information about Col. Frederick FOSTER. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, June 7, 1860. Died Nov, 25, 1950, in San Antonio. He is Buried at Fort Sam Houston He was married to Emma and had daughters Alpha, May, and Lila. We are looking for any information about him...where and when he came into this country, ancestors, etc.
RONAY, SAENZ posted by Art Hernandez on Friday, June 27, 1997

Searching for any info on Charles RONAY or Gregoria SAENZ about 1880. .
BRONAUGH, HAMMACK, HAMMOCK, HAVENS, MASON, PEEBLES, TICHNER, WILLIAMS, WILLS posted by Machelle Hammack Bronaugh on Friday, June 27, 1997

HAMMACK/HAMMOCK/WILLIAMS/MASON I am searching for birth place of grandfather William Riley HAMMACK, born April 5, 1878 and death place of his father William. The father died before 1880. Mother of grandfather was Narcissa Jane WILLIAMS. Also searching for gr gr grandfather Ambrose Gore WILLIAMS, who died in Texas in 1902. He also went by A.G. WILLIAMS. Ambrose was a methodist minister and may have gone to Hunt County since most of my relatives are buried there in McWright Cemetery. In 1902, there was an obit noting his death in Benton County, Ar. Looking for relatives of A.L. MASON , married in Lamar County, Tx in 1847 to K. TICHNER. Son William Elonzo was born 1848 and married Martha Ann PEEBLES. Any help would be appreciated Also researching, HAVENS, BRONAUGH, WILLS Machelle Hammack Bronaugh
SHIPMAN, TABOR posted by James Furry on Friday, June 27, 1997

Searching for the death date and place of Shipman TABOR b. abt 1815 TN d. bef 1870 TX. He was in Carroll Co. AR 1842 to 1846, in Rusk Co. TX 1850, was a tax payer in Coryell Co. TX 1855. His children were with SHIPMAN families in Fannin Co. TX 1870.
MC CALLISTER, MC GARREN, MC GARY, MC GERRY, PARKER posted by Adina Freeman-Manley on Friday, June 27, 1997

Mary Jane PARKER B.1821, married to Hugh McGARY (McGERRY) or McGARREN. Need information on his correct last name. Mary Jane was a cousin to Cynthia Ann Parker. Can someone help clear up the confusion on the names? They had a son named Robert b.01-30-1840 in Mississippi. He married Kissiah (Kiziah) McCALLISTER. Thank you.
CARTER, RILEY, RYLEY posted by Jamie Schmidt on Friday, June 27, 1997

RYLEY or RILEY, Mary Elizabeth was my great great grandmother known as "Big Mama". She was supposedly 1/2 Chickasha and we have been trying to trace our heritage. She does not show up on the roles. b. March 27, 1866, Greenwood,TX. Spouse: m. April 11, 1881 Hunt Co. TX to Josiah RILEY (Kin?) (We think that Mary may have been married to Josiah "Joe Scy"'s brother William) Brother: Martin b. July 1, 1861 Father: Sylvester RYLEY b. 1841 TX d. dec.4, 1907 Mill Creek, OK. Mother: Sarah Elizabeth CARTER Riley, supposedly b. 1847, was supposedly full blooded Chickasaw. We are trying to find out more about all of these relations. We have an article about Josiah being a Storeowner in Greenwood, TX. Any help would be appreciated.
SOUTHERLAND posted by C. Petty on Saturday, June 28, 1997

Several SOUTHERLANDs came to Texas between 1865 and 1875 from Dickson County, TN. Looking for info on any of them, but specifically John D. SOUTHERLAND, b. ca. 1868. He was a younger son and left TN later to join older bros. and sis. Left behind in TN an infant son after his 1st wife died.
ESCUE posted by Bill Escue on Saturday, June 28, 1997

I am looking for relatives, particularly a brother of William ESCUE. William(b.1825) and his oldest son William Armstrong ESCUE (b.1851 in AL)came to Texas in the late 1860's or early 1870's to help William's brother, name unknown, plant crops. I do not know which county. Family legend says some where on the Red river. I am seeking information on siblings of William and identity of his parents. Appreciate any help or leads.
BLANCETT, CARTER, DOWNEY, MILLS, MONCUS posted by Peri Shumard-Craig on Saturday, June 28, 1997

I am Desperately trying to locate information on John (middle initial I. or D.) CARTER and his wife Elizabeth (BLANCETT ?) CARTER, their daughter Grace Margaret CARTER, her first husband (?) Mr. DOWNEY, and her second husband Roscoe Lloyd MILLS. John (I. or D.) CARTER was born in Texas in 1853, and records indicate he was in Crowell, Foard County, Texas. His parents were born in Tennessee. Elizabeth (BLANCETT ?) CARTER was born in Alabama in 1855. Her parents were also born in Alabama. Their daughter, Grace Margaret CARTER was born in Texas, presumably around Foard County, in 1899. She had an aunt and uncle with the surname MONCUS, and the uncle was the brother-in-law of the sheriff of Tumococorie (sp?) County. Grace Margaret CARTERs first husband (?) was a Mr. Downey. They had a child, Evelyn Christine DOWNEY in 1917, in Texas, presumably around Foard County. Grace Margaret CARTER's second husband (we know they were married, at least!) was Roscoe Lloyd MILLS. He was born in Mass., and was disowned by his family for marrying a "divorcee with a child". Again, the names I'm trying to locate around Foard County, Texas are: CARTER, BLANCETT (?), DOWNEY, MONCUS, and MILLS. Any information at all would be Very Appreciated! The family line has grown alot since then!
QUINN posted by Gail Ellis on Sunday, June 29, 1997

Family lore has it that my great-grandfather Hugh James QUINN ran away from home (in Maryland) around 1862 with his brother, either Richard QUINN or Barney QUINN. Hugh ended up in GA., but the brother was supposed to have gone to Texas. I am looking for info. on Richard or Barney, their parents or descendents. .
CLAMPETT, JONES, MAYS, RODGERS, ROSS, WILLIAMS, WILSON posted by William O. Wilson on Sunday, June 29, 1997

WILSON; My father was Sam Henry WILSON b.11 Mar 1903 Tx. m. Julia Mae JONES 27 Sept 1925. My gfather was Robert Osborne WILSON b.1 Dec 1868 Mo. m. 23 Aug 1893 Tn. to Frances Edythe MAYS in Tn. My ggrandfather was Jackson Granville WILSON b. Ky. M. Elizabeth ROSS b. KY. My other ggrandfather was Andrew Jackson MAYS b.18 Aug 1844 Tn. m. 24 Jan 1865 Sumner Co. Tn. to Saphronia Allen CLAMPETT b.13 Jan 1839. Her father was James E CLAMPETT b. 12 Apr 1807 Tn. m. Frances WILLIAMS. Her gfather was Jonathan E CLAMPETT b. 1775 m. Dursilla RODGERS. Any help will be really appreciated. E-mail me anytime. Thanks Bill WILSON. .
BENNETT, SEEDERS posted by D. Burroughs on Sunday, June 29, 1997

Capt. John Thomas BENNETT b.TN 1825-26 married Margaret or Mary Elizabeth SEEDERS. They had 5 daughters in either Commanche, Limestone or ?? CO.,TX Daughters are Martha Elizabeth, Minerva Susan(my great grandma),Lucretia Imogene and twins Margaret Velma and Kittie Vera.They eventually moved on to New Mexico. I need info on John and his parents. It is rumored he was a TX Ranger? Thanks
LOCKETT, STONE, THOMAS posted by Jodye Stone on Sunday, June 29, 1997

I am looking for the children of Samuel STONE, Jr. and Bettie Vaughan LOCKETT, Samuel STONE was born in 1831 in Mecklenburg Co., Va. Bettie Vaughan LOCKETT was born in 1840 in Va. They moved to Brenham, Tx. sometime before the Civil War as at least one of their sons was born there. Stepehn Lockett STONE was born in Washington Co. in 1858. There were at least two more sons- James Abner STONE and Thomas Watkins STONE. Do not know their place of birth but they are buried beside their father in the cemetary in Brenham. Stephen Lockett STONE and his mother, Bettie Vaughan LOCKETT are buried in Alpine, Tx. Stephen Lockett STONE's wife was Frances Vaughan LOCKETT. She is buried in Sealy. Frances (Fanny) had a sister named Lucy Williams LOCKETT. Lucy was married to William H. THOMAS. Lucy died in Brenham in 1882. They had 7 children-Thomas, Virginia, William, Robert, George , Hal and Frances. Lucy was a member of the Baptist Church. Any information on these people would be greatly appreciated--especially on the STONES. .
BOND, GABRELS, HERRIN, JACKSON posted by Judy Rountree Mason on Sunday, June 29, 1997

Looking for the descend. of a Joseph JACKSON born abt. 1871 in Habersham Co. Ga. sho married a Josephine HERRIN in same Co. One of their children Roby, married a gentleman names BOND. They had at least two offsprings, Willford, who married a BOND; and Cyril Jackson. My grandmother, Elsie Mae JACKSON GABRELS used to visit them in Odessa. Joseph JACKSON remarried after the death of his first wife Josephine Herrin, to someone named Sallie ?. Can anyone help me out with this family line? Thanks, Judy.
DE HART, OAKES, SMITH posted by Geneva R. Cole on Monday, June 30, 1997

Looking for family of Eliza Jane Emerson OAKES, who came to North Texas from Attala Co., MS when her husband, William Cecil OAKES died (cr. 1862). She brought at least five of her six children: John Thomas OAKES (m. Mary J. ?), William Henry OAKES (m. Margaret Emily SMITH), Amanda M. OAKES (m. ? DeHART), Elizabeth E. OAKES, Nancy L. OAKES, and Martha V. OAKES. Eliza Jane died June 19, 1886 and is buried in the Reliance cemetery in Brazos County, TX.


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