Category Archives: Genealogy

ASHER Family

THOMAS ASHER Thomas was born between 1785 and 1795 in Tennessee. Some researchers believe his father was Robertson ASHER who is listed on the Washington County TN tax list for 1791 & 1793. On his application for Bounty Land Claim, filed in … Continue reading

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LAXTON Family

THOMAS LAXTON According the to 1850 Scott County Tennessee Federal Census, Thomas LAXTON was born in South Carolina about 1795. So far the military file is all I have on Thomas. He was a pvt in Capt. James Tunnell’s Company, … Continue reading

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Some Descendants of John ASHURST

Some Descendants of John ASHURST of Anderson County, TN: William Doughty married Rachel Porcher: *Marriage Notices in the South Carolina Gazette and its Successors, 1732-1801, issue dated March 8, 1770:  “On this day, Feb. 22, 1770, Mr. William Doughty was … Continue reading

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The Levi Weaver Family

The Levi Weaver Family Part I Clinton Courier News September 8, 1983. BY KATEHRINE B. HOSKINS County Historian Known as hard worker Levi Weaver was a friend to all men Joel Chandler Harris wrote about black folklore. His several collections … Continue reading

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The Gadson Family

The Gadson Family The following information was submitted by Sharon Bobo. Together, she and I found a lot of information in the county records; marriages, civil war pensions, census records and cemetary records. She also questioned her family members and … Continue reading

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Article by Irene H Bartholomew

Early Days Of My Childhood Irene Humprhey Bartholomew I was born and grew up in the mountains of Tennessee. I had wonderful parents, Henry and Louise Humphrey, also two wonderful brothers, Carl and Cecil, and a sister Beulah. Beulah died … Continue reading

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Descendants of Richard Ashlock

Descendants of Richard Ashlock Thanks to Ty Ashlock from NM, I found that Mary (?) that had married Abner Farmer was actually Mary Ashlock!! So most of the Ashlock information was given by him. Another helpful person was Dr June … Continue reading

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Descendants of Abner Farmer

Descendants of Abner and Mary (Ashlock) Farmer   Abner Farmer (1790-1875) married Mary Ashlock (1780-1863). Mary Ashlock was the daughter of William and Sarah Sullens Ashlock. Sarah’s sister Mary Sullens married William Henry Farmer of the Dutch Valley area. Abner … Continue reading

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Family Sketches and Outlines

 Family Sketches and Outlines Listed on this page will be family sketches from different sources. Some of these links will take you to other pages that are NOT the Anderson County Web site. You will have to either enter the … Continue reading

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