DeKalb County, Tennessee Queries
Second Quarter, 2004


I am looking for information on Finley MARTIN listed (I am told) in the 1850 Census for DeKalb Co. He was born in 1803. Any info on him would be most appreciated. A list of his household in the 1850 census would be great. Thank you
Peggy Gunter
Submitted on Mon Jun 28 22:48:28 MDT 2004


I am looking for any info on Elijah Smith b. abt. 1808/1810 and Malinda Puckett b. abt. 1813/1818. I beleive they were both born in White county TN & were married there, but they came to Dekalb county TN after they were married and had several children. I am interested on their childrens names & birthdates alot of records differ on the childrens names & birthdates so I wanted to see if anyone knew more about them. Thank you, Christy
Submitted on Sun Jun 20 11:20:11 MDT 2004


Would someone please lookup a Aaron DILDINE/DILLDINE and his wife Mary Harriet Waddle DILLDINE. I think they are buried in Peel Chestnut Cemetery. I am looking for dates. Thank you
Peggy Gunter
Submitted on Sat Jun 19 19:09:15 MDT 2004


Looking for information on the Ford family. I see a lot of Fords mentioned in the histories but havn't managed to connect them yet. I am related to a John Henry Ford born Feb 8 1890 in Silver Point and married there also about 1858. I am looking for any burial information and his parents. His son Samuel Hunt Ford was born 6 Dec 1858 there and was buried there May 3 1939. I am looking for information on Samuel's children. He had 8 children. I would also appreciate any connections to other Ford's mentioned in this site. Thanks
Nadine -- 8750 Independence Ave. #102, Canoga Park, CA 91304
Submitted on Sat Jun 12 00:50:21 MDT 2004


I am looking for the parents of Mark Dekalb Lucas, born in Tennessee in 1839.
Barbara Mercer
Submitted on Mon Jun 7 14:28:47 MDT 2004


I am trying to find out the father's name of Joseph Hale.Joseph married Matilda Crook on Jan.3,1887. The Children were William, James, Delta,Maggie,Ider, and Hassie. He married again to a Mary and had children Clifton, Lillian and Elmer. With Matilda, He lived in District 3, Pea Ridge. With Mary, he lived in District 5, Blue Springs. Joe died before 1930 census. I have no brother or sister names and there were several Joe Hale's in the area at the time. He was born app. 1853. Any help would be appreciated
Submitted on Mon Jun 7 07:45:19 MDT 2004


Seeking info on William M. Walker DOB appox 1817. Found on 1850 census for Simpson Cty. MS, age 33.That record shows birth in TN. Married Ruth Valenda (Haynie) Walker, date unk.
Dave Walker
Submitted on Sun Jun 6 14:23:19 MDT 2004


I submitted this request on Nov. 20, 2002. I did not realize that I did not put my complete e-mail address. So if anyone can please help me I would greatly appreciate it. Looking for any & all information about William Edgar Williams family in DeKalb Co., TN. He married Fanny Bell Taylor daughter of Levi R. Taylor and Rebbecca Prentiss. Edgar and Fanny are listed in the 1920 Census for DeKalb children listed William McKinley abt 8, Clarence Dibrell abt 6, Clara Bell abt 3 and son Oren E age 21. I think Edgar may have been married before marring Fanny on July 4, 1909. Edagar and Fanny both are buried in Atoka Co, OK in the Bently Cemetary. They also had twins born to them in Aug 1920. Harold Odell and Howard Cordill. I would appreciate any information on the Williams and Taylor Family.
Debbie Hambrick -- 12658 FM 58, Lufkin, TX 75901
Submitted on Fri Jun 4 11:36:07 MDT 2004


Looking for information On Matlock Roberts married to Zilpha (Blaine?) Born about 1810 in Kentucky, then came to DeKalb County. They had 17 children. Matlock died in 1894. Matlock's son James Henry married Malvina Warford/Wauford July 21, 1873. I am decended from their daughter Minnie Roberts. I have pictures of Matlock & Zilpha.
Kris Wheeler -- 27268 29A Avenue, , Alddergrove, BC, Non-U.S. V4W 3J7
Submitted on Thu Jun 3 23:16:05 MDT 2004


Looking for graveside information for Jacob V. Mell who died in Winnebago City, Faribault December 23 1884. Also any information regarding his wife Margarett or children Lula, Maude, Minnie or Lilly. Thankyou
Nadine Schermerhorn -- 8750 Independence Ave. #102, Canoga Park, CA 91304
Submitted on Mon May 31 10:03:18 MDT 2004


Am looking for info on Jonathan F. CLAXTON, wife Dorcas T. Their son Andrew Jack married Delilah SADLER. The CLAXTONs are found in Smith, DeKalb, Putnam, and Wilson Counties Tennessee
Submitted on Sun May 30 21:02:30 MDT 2004


I am searching for the parents of my father, William Winfrey Marshall. Their names are ANDREW MARSHALL and NANCY PRESLEY. They were married 4/5/1883 in DeKalb Co. Tn. It is believed Nancy was previously married to DANIEL BAKER 6/14/1874. Nancy had 2 brothers Enoch and Dock Presley. Any info would be most appreciated. Nancy PRESLEY MARSHALL died and was buried in Huntsville about 1908. No info available at all on Andrew MARSHALL.
Dwight L. Marshall -- 17346 Holland Hts. Dr., Athens, AL 35613
Submitted on Fri May 28 11:54:38 MDT 2004


Would like to have obituary for Lonnie Pack. died 1985
Jo Pack
Submitted on Fri May 21 15:47:14 MDT 2004


I am searching for my father`s William Winfrey Marshalls` parents. Andrew Marshall married Nancy Baker 4/5/1883 in DeKalb Co. Her surname was Pressly and it is thought she was previously married to Daniel Baker June 14th, 1876 in Dekalb Co. Tn. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Dwight Marshall
Submitted on Fri May 21 09:16:48 MDT 2004


Looking for information on Matlock Roberts married to Zilpha, son was James Henry Roberts born august 26, 1855 married to Malvina Warford. James and Malvina had 12 children, one was Minnie Roberts my great grandmother. Any informatin would be be appreciated. I have pictures of Matlock and Zilpha and other tin photos of Minnie's family traveling.
Kris -- 27268 29A Avenue, Aldergrove, Bc, Non-U.S. v4w 3j7
Submitted on Tue May 18 23:20:46 MDT 2004


Thomas "Tom" Bogle and his wife Nancy Stanley lived in the Liberty area of Dekalb Co., TN. Their son Thomas Andrew Bogle b 1878 in his 1944 obituary stated that he was a son of Thomas Bogle & Nancy Stanley Bogle and had surviving 3 brothers John Bogle, Albert Bogle & Jim Bogle of Liberty, TN and 2 sisters Evalina Darting & Sallie Ashford of Liberty, TN. Thomas Andrew Bogle died 11-25-1944 in Halls, Rutherford Co., TN. I would like to hear from anyone who is researchng the Bogle Family or has knowledge of this family. Am trying to find parents for Thomas Bogle. Frank Tate, Rogersville, AL
Frank Tate -- 1155 County Road 110, Rogersville, AL 35652
Submitted on Thu May 13 11:48:23 MDT 2004


I am looking for information regarding my great great grandfather William N Martin who married Rebecca Parsley abt. 1836.
Carole Martin Ring
Submitted on Sat May 8 16:28:36 MDT 2004


Am researching for Cornelius MYERS Sr. married Elizabeth FISH he is born about 1814 and they both are burried in DeKalb County, Tenn. He was on the 1860 census of Monroe County Kentucky. Frances Johnson
Frances Johnson -- 4707-17 Midway Drive, TEmple, TX 76502
Submitted on Fri May 7 16:04:30 MDT 2004


Reuben HAIL was from DeKalb County and served in the Civil War. Earlier in Smith County, nearby, was born another Reuben Hail who may have been related to him. Reuben Hail born in 1802 was living in Smith County at the time of the 1830 census. He later moved to Missouri. He died in California in 1873. He may have lived in that part of Smith County that became DeKalb County. If you know anything about these two men who shared the same name, please contact me. If you know about the younger or the older Reuben Hail, please contact me. If you know of any relation between them, please contact me. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks brian in springfield mo
brian futrell
Submitted on Mon May 3 20:13:09 MDT 2004


I am searching for info on James CUBBINS I was told he was born 1837 in Dekalb county,TN , he married Charity BRASWELL in 1855 in Dekalb county TN and had children 1)Francis L. Cubbins b.1857 2)Mary Jane Cubbins b.1859. This all I know of him looking for parents names or anything else about him or any of the other people mentioned. Thank you, Christine Elkins Oliver
Submitted on Mon May 3 19:00:04 MDT 2004


PLEASE HELP???? Searching for any info on a Cal or Calvin ELKINS who fathered two children in Knox county TN 1)Robert Allen ELKINS born 1884 2)Leora Elkins b. 1887 with Sarh E. VARNER b.1865 or 1866 also in Knox co. I am not sure if Cal and Sarah were ever married. Family says Cal disappeared when the children were young and may have went out west also he may have been born in Anderson county TN. I would love to know his birthdate, parents names, or anything about him he is the brickwall in our ELKINS family. Also any info on Sarah E VARNER I would love to hear. Thank you, Christine ELKINS OLIVER
Submitted on Mon May 3 17:12:37 MDT 2004


DILDINE/HUTCHINs PLEASE************ I need a lookup please. The courthouse clerks say they do not have the staff to research. I do not know if it is a will or what that I am looking for. +++++DeKalb Co 'James W BAKER ex against G W HUTCHINS et al Jan 30 1866 to sell land Isaac W DILDINE bidder'+++ I am looking for documents that have to do with this transaction. It may have been land owned by James DILDINE or his dau Mary DILDINE HUTCHINGS.

I live out of state and would appreciate anyone going to the courthouse to look for this.

Try for pg 626 in book K or some other book. I don't know if it is in a 'deed' book or 'will' court record. Any info on any DILDINEs living in DeKalb in the 1800s would be appreciated. Trust me, there aren't many of them. Thank you in advance for your help.
Peggy Gunter
Submitted on Sun May 2 18:59:00 MDT 2004


Looking for any information John Harrison THOMASON B:March 10, 1894 D:July 16,1980. Also any information on his wife Winnie A. FISH B:Oct 14, 1897 D:Jan 27, 1969. At 43, I just found out that the Thomason's of DeKalb County are my blood family, and gathered the foregoing information from their tombstones in the Salem Cemetary at Liberty. Also any information on the father of John J. SUMMERS would be of interest to me. This is my ggg grandfather on grandmothers side.
Johanna Thomason Zundel -- 353 Thoroughbred Drive, Spring Creek, NV 89815
Submitted on Mon Apr 12 20:57:39 MDT 2004


SARAH VANATTA and ARTHUR WORLEY were married and in DeKalb Co. on 1850 census. Searching for Sarah's parents. Will share what info I have. Thanks
Mildred Steele
Submitted on Sun Apr 11 11:42:24 MDT 2004


I have many ancestors from De Kalb Co TN and would love to have more information on my GGG grandparents, John Marion WILKINSON and Syrena CANTRELL, their parents (possily his father's name could be WILKENSON or WILKERSON and he changed it?) and their children (one is my GG grandfather John Bluford (J.B.) WILKINSON

Also looking for the maiden name for Hezekiah BOWERS wife Frances (Fannie) and her family.

Thank you Sandy Sparrow
Sandy Sparrow -- PO Box 782, Middletown, CA 95461
Submitted on Mon Apr 5 05:33:15 MDT 2004

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