Looking for data on the Nash family that settled int the Caney Fork/ Falling Water Rivers area of what was then White County. Thank you in advance for any information you may be able to share. It is hoped to find the resting place of William and Lucy Nash. He died in the 1840s while she survived until the 1870s. dave nash
dave nash
Submitted on Sat Oct 31 20:10:15 EST 1998


I am searching for the parents of Zachariah and Elizabeth (?) KIRKLAND, b/ca/1790 in NC. They lived in the Buffalo Valley section which now in DeKalb Co. They were in census of Jackson, then DeKalb Cos.
Sandy McSpadden.
Submitted on Thu Oct 29 12:08:44 EST 1998


Looking for Tennessee W. FISHER b 1872 and married John Wesley GRAHAM b 1869, They married April 14, 1884 in Dekalb Co.Looking for any info on them or their son Oscar PetwayGRAHAM b.1888. Any help appreciated Pat
Submitted on Thu Oct 29 18:59:03 EST 1998


AVANT,ABNER-b-1760 in NC-d-Smith Co, TN in 1822. Am lookin for decendants and ancestors . His wife was the dau/o Joe WARD. One of his daughters married a Nathan EVANS that was in DeKalb Co by 1840. Any help appreciated.
Margaret Burrows
Submitted on Thu Oct 29 06:11:41 EST 1998


I am looking for info. about my ggrandfather. His name was Solomon Alexander Neal. I may have located him,but not sure.I found Solmon Alexander Neal Jr. listed on the 1900 census with S Alex Neal Sr. Also listed was Letha 21 which was Junior`s wife.Their kids are Mary E.4,Betha L. 1.Any info.would help. Thank you,Lisa Brown
Lisa Brown
Submitted on Tue Oct 27 14:58:05 EST 1998


I am looking for info. about my gggrandfather.His name was MONROE HALL.He had a son named JAMES Thomas HALL who was born in June 1863 in Dekalb Co. His wife`s name was Cynthia Cordelia Davis.Tom is buried in Alexandria,Tenn.Looking for info. on Monroe Hall.Thank you
Lisa Brown
Submitted on Tue Oct 27 14:40:41 EST 1998


Looking for any information about Fuller Sandlin, who gave land for Fuller's Chapel UMC in Dowelltown, parents:Randolph & Catherine (?) Sandlin. Looking for other family members of any of these people. Fuller Sandlin M: Margaret Vanatta d/o Sam & (?) Vanatta. Also looking for (?) Wills who was first wife of John Crook. Their children: Elizabeth A. (b) 1841; James Wesley (b) 1843 and my ggf; Lucy (b) 1847. John Crook married Sharlotte (Fry) in 1848 and they had lots of kids. I think (?) Wills might be d/o Nancy Wills living in James Crook household in 1850 & 60 Census and sister to James' wife.
Nancy K. Crook Stewart -- 9111 Courtney Dr., Highlands, TX 77562
Submitted on Mon Oct 26 15:18:04 EST 1998


I am looking for any info. on the families with the surnames JUDD, SPEARS, STEELE, DOBBS, MASSA, PHILLIPS, MARTIN,& GAMBRELL and especially the following individuals: Jeff Spears (b) cir 1817, his wife Rachel Tacket,their son Hyrum Spears, and his wife Charlotte Massa; Nancy Jane Dobbs (b) cir March 15, 1877 (m) Harvey Blackburn Montgomery; Nancy Jane Steele (m) James LaFever, (d) 1857, their son James LaFever Jr., and his wife Susan Phillips who was the daughter of Nelson James Phillips and Rebecca Martin; Nancy Catherine Gambrell(b) cir September 21, 1851 and her father Henry Gambrell and her mother Abigail Maynard; Also, Marry Massa (b) cir 1820 (m) William B. Rice, Jr. and mother of William "Billie" Rice who was the husband of Nancy Catherine Gambrell; last, any info on the children of Silas Jefferson Judd (b) October 29, 1869 and Mary Elizabeth LaFever (b) October 12, 1878. Sincere Thanks for any and all help, CJM.
Submitted on Sun Oct 25 17:58:42 EST 1998


I am interested in finding information on the two early DUNCAN families listed in your County history of early settlers, Josiah DUNCAN and later the family of Thomas DUNCAN. I am looking for which one of these DUNCAN had a son or grandson named Richard DUNCAN. Richard DUNCAN is my great grandfather born in your county in 1812. I do not know his parents or grandparents names. Any help would be greatly apprciated.
Mary Powers Williams -- 150 Clio Short Road, Louisville, AL 36048
Submitted on Thu Oct 22 20:53:04 EDT 1998


I am searching for the father of John Redman b. ca 1786 in Virginia and died ca. 1858 in Stokes Co, NC. I am told that his father was a Harmon Redmon b. 1768 in Vriginia and died ca. 1828 in what is now Dekalb County but was then Warren County, Tenn. I am looking for documentation that Harmon was John's father. I will be glad to share info with anyone who is researching the Redman/Redmon name. Thanks.
Keith Redmon
Submitted on Thu Oct 22 14:29:14 EDT 1998


Looking for any information on any Redman/Redmon families who migrated from NC to Tennessee during the early 1800's. Specifically looking for information on Harmon Redman b. ca 1768 in Va. and died in Dekalb Co, Tenn. ca. 1828. It is reported that he is the father of my g-g-g-g grandfather, John Redman. I need documentation. I am willing to share any info that I have. Thanks.
Keith Redmon
Submitted on Thu Oct 22 14:06:42 EDT 1998


I am looking for information on my gggrandfather and ggggrandmother. I have possibly found them in Nash County, NC. John and Elizabeth TISDALE. I don't know if Elizabeth's maiden name was EVANS or WARBINGTOn because she had connections to both. Was always told there was Cherokee gggrandmother. Don't know if she was or not. They had several children, Thomas, George W., Nicholas, Sallie A., Elizabeth, Dewitt, and Joseph (my ggrandfather). John and Elizabeth died during Civil War, leaving young children. My ggrandfather was the youngest and was about 13 when parents died. He then migrated to Dekalb County, TN., while still a teen-ager, never going back to NC. He died in 1896 at age of 44, being born around 1852. If any one has information on John and Elizabeth, I would appreciate it. Diane Ellis
Diane Ellis -- 6923 Halls Rd., Greenbrier, TN 37073
Submitted on Wed Oct 21 15:04:50 EDT 1998


James RAY was born about 1835 in the area of Belk in DeKalb County. He married Catherine (Kitty) BOYD in 1854 in DeKalb County. They lived all their married lives in that one area. They are believed to be buried near their home. I believe that James was the son of Thomas RAY (RHEA) and his wife Elizabeth. Before 1837 was Belk a part of Warren County? Can anyone help me with more information on the buriel of James and Kitty? Does anyone know Elizabeths maiden name? Who were the parents of Thomas RAY (RHEA)?
Ruby Pantalone -- 1722 River Rock DR NE, Keizer, OR 97303
Submitted on Mon Oct 19 00:54:49 EDT 1998


I'm interested in any information relating to my GR-GR-Grandfather, Allen BARGER And Joseph BULLOCK my Gr-Gr-Gr-Grandfather. Allen BARGER married Nancy BULLOCK between 1830-35. If anyone has any information on either of the BARGERS OR BULLOCKS please let me hear from you. Thanks! Carl Barger, Superintendent of the Warren Public Schools, Warren, Arkansas.
Carl Barger -- 315 East Cedar, Warren, AR 71671
Submitted on Sun Oct 18 00:03:49 EDT 1998


Need Info.on William (Bill) Maynard b.1850s md. Rosetta Holley.William was found dead July 02,1910 near the Dekalb,Putnam Co.line.Who was the parents of William??
Submitted on Fri Oct 16 00:50:07 EDT 1998


Looking for information on James Maynard b.1832 md. Elizabeth Medley b. 1829.Who were thier children? Dekalb,White,Or Putnam County?
Submitted on Fri Oct 16 00:30:51 EDT 1998


I would like to communicate with anyone researching the CARTER family of Middle Tennessee. Specifically, I am researching the family of Benjamin and Nancy Carter (b. 1835). They had the following children: Leroy (b. 1862). Elisha (b. 1866), Charlotte (b. 1868), Benjamin R. (b. 1871), Martha (b. 1872), Sarah (b. 1875), Mary, and Joseph. I know only that at the time of Martha's death in 1938, Joseph resided in Lebanon, Tennessee and Mary resided in Buffalo Valley, TN and was married to Wilburn C. Maddux. Mary and Wilburn had four children, Elisha, Willie, B., and Birdie Mae Maddux.
Simone Cummings -- 116B Purefoy Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Submitted on Mon Oct 12 14:17:28 EDT 1998


I am looking for information on the CUMMINGS family of middle Tennessee. Specifically, I am looking to communicate with anyone researching the descendents of William CUMMINGS (b.1819-1828 in NC) and Lena Anderson (b. 1841-1845 in TN). William and Lena had the following children: Mary (b. 1858), Carroll (b. 1862), Martha (b. 1864), Rachel (b. 1866), Ulysses (b. 1867 in Dekalb County), Alex (b. 1871 in Buffalo Valley, TN), Fuston (b. 1872), Henry C. (b. 1875), Francis (b. 1879), John, Clabe, and Catherine.
Simone Cummings -- 116B Purefoy Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Submitted on Mon Oct 12 14:04:01 EDT 1998


Looking for information about the Alonz PARKERSON and Nan PITMON. They were my great grandparents.Alonzo may have come from Ringling OK area. They had two children Monroe who married Cora Dedmon in Dekalb county. Minnie who married a Allen and lived in Ok. Any information about her family would be appreciated also. Later Alonz married Ellen Batey and had two sons Clarence and Statley. I have been intouch with their families.My dad is Oliver Patterson Parkerson and is 78 yrs old and lives in Wilson county Tn. Thanks for your help.
Mary Nell Parkerson Paris -- 986 Alford rd, murfreesboro, TN 37129
Submitted on Sat Oct 10 01:14:31 EDT 1998


I am looking for information concerning James Carroll "Jimmy C." JONES, who was born 6 March 1843. He married Elizabeth F."Babe" OWEN on 13 September 1864 in Wilson Co. They lived at the bottom of Short Mountain in Dekalb Co., TN. Elizabeth is the daughter of Christopher OWEN and Permelia BRYSON. She died sometime soon after the 1910 census. Do anyone know parents or siblings of Jimmy C.? I would love to discuss this family with other researchers. Any help is really appreciated. Thank you. Jim W. Kelly.
Jim W. Kelly -- 408 Perry Martin Road, Woodburn, KY 42170
Submitted on Tue Oct 6 18:10:33 EDT 1998


I am looking for any info on Jacob( Jake) JENNINGS, Anything, his parents, his siblings. He is our brick wall. He was married to Nancy ROBINSON/ROBERTSON. Please see my cousins homepage at then go to Bill JENNINGS home page. I tried to give link, but must not be working tonight. If you write me I will give link. Please feel free to contact myself or my cousin Any Help At All
Florence Williams Cornwell -- 15 Briar Street Apt. # 22, Glenn Ellyn, IL 60137
Submitted on Tue Oct 6 03:43:54 EDT 1998


Researching the family of James WOODS who lived in DeKalb County, TN in the mid to late 1800's. Thank you for posting this query.
Harold Wayne Higgins
Submitted on Mon Oct 5 20:07:56 EDT 1998


I am searching for information on the TITTLE family. Anthony TITTLE , born abt. 1740 in Henry Co., VA, moved with his family to DeKalb Co., TN. The Anthony TITTLE children were as follows: 1. Peter TITTLE 2. George TITTLE 3. David TITTLE 4. Samuel TITTLE 5. Anthony TITTLE. Jr. 6. Adam TITTLE 7. Ann TITTLE I will gladly exchang TITTLE family information.
Julie Perry -- P.O. Box 369, Moore Haven, FL 33471
Submitted on Fri Oct 2 23:30:46 EDT 1998


HEFLIN, WHITE - Looking for information concerning John Heflin and Logan Heflin, who both married daughters of James White and Catherine White. They were previously thought to have lived in Smith Co. but may have become residents of Dekalb Co. when that county was formed. Also looking for infomation concerning John Heflin who may have been a member of TN 24th Infantry and later Allison's Cavalry Squadron.
Gene Leisure
Submitted on Fri Oct 2 08:50:12 EDT 1998


I'm looking for the following people: Ben DOTSON, Mountain Louzelle (AKA Lucy)DOTSON, Elizabeth A. (AKA Bettie A.) DOTSON, and Bertie PRATT. They were in DeKalb County prior to 1900. Any information about this family would be greatly appreciated.
Dona S. Bradley
Submitted on Thu Oct 1 19:02:58 EDT 1998


I am looking for Mary L. who married William C. Youngblood they appear on the 1850 Dekalb Co census. Looking for Elizabeth who married a Thomas Richardson they also appear on the 1850 DeKalb Co census. Anybody with information on these people. I would be very thankful.
Karen Robinson -- Rt 1 Box 158, Nixon, TX 78140
Submitted on Tue Sep 29 19:35:01 EDT 1998


Seeking family of Stephen ROBBINS and wife Esther JOHNSON. Stephen's daughter Elizabeth married Samuel BOZARTH in 1851. I have Bozarth records but am looking for information on the ROBBINS family. They had several children; one of them Pleasant Elbert Robbins. He raised Samuel and Elizabeth's children when they were orphaned in the early 1860s after they had moved to Missouri.
Helen Vick
Submitted on Mon Sep 28 20:17:11 EDT 1998


Seeking info on WILMOTH (WILMOUTH) family in Dekalb co. Also TINDLE family and any connection between the two families.
Jacquie Wilmoth
Submitted on Sun Sep 27 10:48:20 EDT 1998


I am looking for proof that Mary L. Phillips, who married Randolph A. Pafford in 1832 in DeKalb co., is the daughter of Martin Phillips and Sarah League of DeKalb. Would also like names of Mary's siblings. Samuel M Phillips and Joshua Phillips are the only ones I found.
Jeanne Glasgow
Submitted on Sat Sep 26 20:30:39 EDT 1998


Looking for photographs of B. Pack, Richard Titsworth, or John Trap-- all of whom were active in the Holmes Creek Baptist Church in DeKalb County in 1852.
Hoyte Cook
Submitted on Fri Sep 25 21:37:17 EDT 1998


SEEKING THE FINAL ESTATE RECORD FOR THE FOLLOWING: I, Henry Stoner, do make & publish this as my last will & testament hereby revoking & making void all other wills by me at any time made. First, I direct that my funeral expenses be paid and all my just debts, as soon after my death as possible, out of any moneys that I may be possessed of or may first come in to the hands of my Executor. Secondly, I give and bequeath to mywife Elizabeth Stoner two feather beds, bedsteads and furniture. I further give and bequeath to my wife Elizabeth Stoner all the household and kitchen furniture, and I give unto her one cow and heifer, my mare, and five head of hogs, the balance of my property to be sold. I do hereby nominate and appoint to John Stoner my Executor in witness whereof I do to this my will set my hand and seal this 25th day of May 1857. X mark made by Henry Stoner. Signed, sealed and published in our presence and we have subscribed our names hereunto in the presence of the testator the 25th dayof May 1857
Wanda Muncey Gant -- 562 Gant Hollow Lane, McMinnville, TN 37110-4676
Submitted on Fri Sep 25 17:15:00 EDT 1998


Seek to correspond with anyone related to the WORLEY family of White, Warren, Van Buren or DeKalb counties, Tn.. I have over 300 Family Group Sheets to share but no computer. Also seeking info on Henry WADDLE married Martha WORLEY on 11 Nov 1857 in White Co., Tn.. They had a daughter, Mary J. born 1859 and in 1860 resided in DeKalb Co.TN.. Please write to: Gloria L. Ouvry 3716H W. Steeplechase Way Williamsburg, Va. 23188 - 7866.
Sean L. Zawilinski
Submitted on Tue Sep 22 13:40:06 EDT 1998


I am searching for the parents and siblings of M. Lucinda DUNN who was born on March 10, 1848 in TN. We know at one time they lived in DeKalb Co., TN as one of their children were born there. She married James W. BUCKNER, Jr. and later moved to Bastrop Co., Tx. Would appreciate hearing from anyone connected the the above mentioned. Thanks.
Elaine Turner -- Rt. 1 Box 89-C, Harwood, TX 78632
Submitted on Mon Sep 21 01:08:40 EDT 1998


I am interested in FRAZOR families in Dekalb County, Tenn, from the early 1800s until the 1860s or 1870s. If anyone has access to Hale's 1915 "History of Dekalb County, Tennessee" and is willing to look up the FRAZIERs who appear in the index I would greatly appreciate the help. Please email me. Particularly interested in Aaron, John, and Henry FRAZOR.
Richard Smith -- 6000 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32606
Submitted on Sun Sep 20 11:45:51 EDT 1998


Joab HALE (HAILE) was born in Greenville, South Carolina between 1750 and 1760 and in 1790 was living in Greenville Co., South Carolina. Married Lavina DILL in South Carolina. Moved his family with the DILL family to Smith Co Tennessee about 1800 and was living in Cove Hollow on Caney Fork in 1808. This was then Smith Co. He was in Cove Hollow in 1817 but bought land on Smith Fork in 1823. He lived around Helton and Dismal Creeks and died there in Sep 1843. Three children were mentioned in his will: Sintha DRIVER; Lavina TRAMMEL; and John HALE. A daughter, Mary TAYLOR, was given land in Cove Hollow in 1833. Thomas TRAMMEL and John HALE were executors of the will. I would appreciate any information regarding this HALE (or DILL) family. I have files detailing several thousand descendants.
Leonard A. Hale
Submitted on Thu Sep 17 20:15:40 EDT 1998


I am interested in information on the Gilbert family that moved from Lee County Viginia in the early 1800's and settled in and around DeKalb County. Joseph Hiram Gilbert and Nancy Ann Cheek were parents to three boys and one girl. Thomas, James Mary and Joseph. Joseph Married Mary Mollie Vicars and were parents to five children. Joseph and Mary are both buried in DeKalb Co.. One of the boys Joseph Barney Gilbert married Elizabeth Chambers and this union raised ten children , the most of which are buried in DeKalb and Warren Counties. One of their sons ,Joseph Edmund Gilbert ( my great grandfather ) and wife are buried in McMinnville. I need any information concerning these families that might lead to the parents of Joseph Hiram Gilbert ,born about 1765-6 in Montgomery Co. Va..
Charles B. Gilbert -- 3684 Sanford Dr. , Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Submitted on Wed Sep 16 18:43:06 EDT 1998


Looking for information on Robert C. WILLOUGHBY's parents. Born April 27, 1869 unknown where. Son of John WILLOUGHBY and Annie ?? This information is all I have on his parents. Was from a family bible. Robert C. was married to Ida Francis FOUTCH. He died May 10, 1902 and is buried in Eastview Cemetery in Alexandria. Any help will be appreciated.
Gale Prince Nash
Submitted on Wed Sep 16 13:58:06 EDT 1998

This email address updated on 11/07/2009


We are looking for any information about a Robert Prentice, Prentis, Prentiss Family who was in DeKalb and Smith, and Sevier Counties, TN. He may have been born in VA and married Ann, then Sarah. He served in the TN Militia from Sevier County in October 1796. We believe he had sons, Jackson (married Rachel), Isaac (married Phadey and moved to Arkansas), John (may have died in the poor house in DeKalb County), and Robert (married Elizabeth and had sons James (DOB 1851) and George W. (DOB 1857 and may have married Sarah Ann (DOB 1864) and had children: Malissa (DOB 1877), Emiline (DOB 1878), and Arville (DOB 1879). Also. a daughter Margaret, who married Nicholas Parsley. If anyone with information on any of these ancestors would please get in touch with me it would be greatly appreciated. We would even like to locate the cemeteries where they are buried. Robert and Sarah may have first been buried in a cemetery in the area where the Center Hill Dam was built and their graves moved!
Fred Prentice -- 18 Woodland West, Heber Springs, AR 72543
Submitted on Tue Sep 15 08:03:03 EDT 1998


I am trying to get information on the o'connors of Dekalb county tenn.I know that johnnie & dillard o'conner are two of the family. If anyone has any information on this family I would appreciate any help.
Submitted on Sun Sep 13 21:46:53 EDT 1998


PITTS, John and Dolly Hicks. Lived in DeKalb County as late as 1880's. Son, William PITTS born 1836. ANY info on the PITTS family in Smith, DeKalb or Cannon Counties will be very much appreciated.
Marvin H. Pitts, Jr.
Submitted on Tue Sep 8 13:08:45 EDT 1998


Hello, I am looking for information about my greatgrandmother and greatgrandfather. Her name was Sarah ROBERTS and she married Henderson Nution HILL. Sarah was a cherokee. They lived in DeKalb co. Tenn. In 1840, 1850 and 1860 according to census. Any information on them would be very helpful in my research. Thank you
Tammy Hill Alexander
Submitted on Sun Sep 6 17:21:10 EDT 1998


I have been trying ot locate information on the PACK's who were in DeKalb County in the late 1890's and early 1900's. I am looking for anyone who may have known Thomas Joshaway Pack.
John T. Pack -- 2159 Grand Teton, Fairfield, OH 45014
Submitted on Sun Sep 6 16:15:23 EDT 1998


I am searching for the parents of my gg grandfather, L.H. SUTFIN, believed to have lived in the DeKalb Co. area. I believe he migrated to Northeast AR about 1832. Two of his brothers, Jonathan and Jacob, also migrated to Northeast AR about the same time. Any information regarding this family would be appreciated.
Becky Cripe
Submitted on Sun Sep 6 00:38:22 EDT 1998


I am interested in finding the genealogy on Nancy VANDERPOOL. I believe her mother was a TRAMEL. She married a James Horace SMITH probably sometime in the 1870-1880s. They had 2 daughters: Alton Smith b. 1899 and Leoma Smith b. 1902. Nancy died a few years after Leoma's birth. James then married ? and they had 2 sons: James and Nathaniel. Any information would be appreciated.
Jennifer Nocerino
Submitted on Sat Sep 5 17:17:38 EDT 1998


Looking for any one who knows about John Wesley ALLEN and Sarah (Sallie) KETTLE. They lived in DeKalb County in 1840 and 1850 in the 11th district, around Alexandria. Do not know of siblings from both sides. They were both born in NC abt. 1803-1810. Later moved to Logan County and later Butler County, Kentucky. Any help would be appreciated.
Barb ALLEN Coons
Submitted on Wed Aug 26 13:28:56 EDT 1998


Looking for info on SMITHSON/LANCE families, particularliy Albert Francis SMITHSON, son of Albert Francis SMITHSON and Lina NEVILLE. He was from, Cannon, Warren and DeKalb Co's..Must have been due to the split. He married Mary Polly LANCE in McCracken Co., KY. in 1843. Went right away to Barry Co., MO. Mary's father was Joseph H. LANCE. Grateful for any info. Will gladly share. Thank You Barbara Hammons
Barbara Hammons Davis
Submitted on Tue Aug 25 03:14:52 EDT 1998


I am trying to find my gg-grandparents John A. PATTON b.1833? in Wilson Co., and Amanda DAVIS b.1839? in TN. They were married December 24, 1856 in Dekalb Co. John may have been a Civil War P.O.W. and/or died in the war. Their oldest son, Thomas b.1857, married Oskaloosa Trapp. Thay are my g-grandparents. On the 1870 census Amanda and her children are listed under John Davis, Elender, Sarah and David.Were these her parents and g-parents? I would appreciate any help available in finding John A. Patton and Amanda Davises families.
kathy cole
Submitted on Mon Aug 24 14:06:52 EDT 1998


My great-grandfather was James E. Melton. He married Martha Biggs in Dekalb county, Tennessee on October 18, 1883. He died in 1898 in Smithville, TN (Dekalb county). I would appreciate any information available on his birthplace and date, and his parents.
Kathy Melton
Submitted on Mon Aug 24 00:35:49 EDT 1998


Looking for information on CHESLEY CODY MALONE, b. 3 Mar 1852. Believe he was originally from the DeKalb Co area, or surrounding counties. He married AMANDA ELLEN HOOTEN. Would appreciate information on his parents.
David Masters
Submitted on Sun Aug 23 11:41:39 EDT 1998


Looking for any info on CROOK family from Dowelltown and Liberty, DeKalb Co, Tenn. James Wesley CROOK son of John & Sharlotte CROOK had three wives. First was my ggm, (believe maiden name was SANDLIN or SANLIN. They married and she died between the 1860 and 1870 US census. Three children: Polly CROOK HAWKER, Elijah CROOK and my gf, William Riley CROOK (b) April 8, 1869. His mother died 9 days later on April 17, 1869. I'm assuming she was buried in Dismal cemetery. James Wesley CROOK's 2nd wife, Nancy Jane PARKER,12 children some went to Van Alstyne, Grayson Co, TX like Elijah and William Riley. 3rd wife, Mary Elizabeth ADAMSON, all 5 children died, but they raised Bessie GIBBS, daughter Louise GIBBS BAILIFF, all from Dowelltown. There is a Pattie Hawker road in DeKalb Co. Pattie HAWKER was son of Polly CROOK HAWKER. Any current info on Pattie? For 40 years I've been looking for SANLIN/SANDLIN name. Can anyone help?
Nancy K. Crook Stewart -- 9111 Courtney Drive, Highlands, TX 77562
Submitted on Thu Aug 20 12:03:15 EDT 1998


I am searching for information on Wades in Smithville TN. I have information on William M. Wade, William Willis Wade and William Montgomery Wade and their spouses. I am searching for information on Timothy WADE, Ada WADE, Pleasant M. WADE and William H. WADE (b. in Virginia) I would love to talk with any one with a interest in WADEs in DeKalb and Wilson County TN. Thanks
Kristine WADE -- 4101 North Course Drive, Charlotte, NC 28277
Submitted on Tue Aug 18 22:34:18 EDT 1998


Mary Ann SEVIER and John HOLTERMAN were listed as the parents of Emmaline C. LANE in her application for Civil War widow's pension and on her birth certificate. Adaline(twin) and John were siblings. Was RoseLinda a sister? She is listed in 1860 DeKalb Census: LANE,William A 40, Ross A. Linda 30, Parthena L. 12, Elizabeth 2. She is listed in 1870 Warren Census with Richard LANE, who married his brother's widow. She is also with Richard in 1880 Warren Census. Where was RoseLinda in 1850? Does anyone know? She eludes us. Thanks for reading!
Submitted on Sat Aug 15 23:50:09 EDT 1998


Any info on Bradley Self b. 1800-1810 (prob.1800-1802) Prob. son of Bradley Self b. before 1760 NC. Younger Bradley on Census of Dekalb Co. 1840 - no other. Possibly bro. to Abner Self of Smith then Dekalb Co. Appreciate any help.
Submitted on Fri Aug 14 22:14:47 EDT 1998


Looking for parents of: Martha Jane BATES born in late 1860's or 1870's. Married to Milton Lafayette DODD b.19Aug1865. Also, parents of Sarah Jane MEGGERSON b.19Dec1841, married to Jud G. PARSLEY b.Mar1823. And parents of Mary CLEMMONS, born abt.1800, married to Mason Bennett WATTS b. about 1800. Any help would be appreciated.
Submitted on Mon Aug 10 12:15:09 EDT 1998


I would be interested in any information on Vincent MANOR/MAINOS that is shown on the 1850 Census for DeKalb County. I think he is in my family line, but need to correspond with any descendants.
Jan Eiskina
Submitted on Fri Aug 7 22:34:39 EDT 1998


Looking for any information on the HUGGINS families of DeKalb Co. Issac HUGGINS and wife Nancy BURKETT.Their children's names were Winnie, Dalton, Willie, Blaine, Lillie, and Charlie. There were other HUGGINS in DeKalb Co. prior to this family. Would like to find information on any HUGGINS. If anyone else is researching this family please contact me. Thank you.
L. Huggins
Submitted on Fri Aug 7 00:56:05 EDT 1998


Searching for any information on Caroline MCWHIRTER d/o Alexander Hamilton and Eliz. ROBINSON MCWHIRTER. Caroline was the postmaster of the Joy postoffice from 12-21-1894 to 3-15-1904 any information on her will help.
Jesse McWhirter
Submitted on Thu Aug 6 18:15:44 EDT 1998


Looking for parents, siblings of Andrew WILLIAMS.m. Mercilla McCORMACK. Children (that I know) were William Licurgus b.1853 in Dekalb,Tn. and Irene Samantha. Was told Andrew and Mercilla may have died and left the children orphans. William m(1) Aldine Malone. (2) Martha DRIVER. children: Daisy Bell Williams ( my grandmother) b.1885 in Dekalb. Tn. Have hit a brick wall. Any info would be of great help. Willing to share. E-mail me. Thanks
Loretta Mattix -- P.O. Box 574, Bangs, TX 76823
Submitted on Thu Aug 6 15:24:40 EDT 1998


Doing research on VANDERPOOL and FARMER families. William J. Vanderpool, born around 1828, died??, buried in Texas. He married Nancy Farmer, born around 1831, died??, she being the daughter of John and Mary(?) Farmer. I have been told that William and Nancy may have separated and divorced, she staying in the DeKalb Co. area. Need any and all information on death, burial, etc. You can e-mail me at or you can write me at the following address: Peggy P. Peterson, 1146 Spout Springs Road, Morristown, Tennessee 37814-2144 Thank you!
Peggy P. Peterson -- 1146 Spout Springs Road, Morristown , TN 37814-2144
Submitted on Wed Aug 5 20:47:58 EDT 1998


Looking for a John Bryant, who lived in Marion Co, IL in 1850 at the time of his father's death. He was son of James T. Briant, and was born in TN, probably DeKalb or Lincol n County. Did he marry a Mary? In a 1850 letter to her son William Gleason Bryant in DeKalb County,TN, Rachael Briant tells her son about the death of "your dearsister Mary", and that she left three little children to "your father." Now, was Mary a dau ghter of James T. & Rachael, or was she daughter-in-law, wife of their son John Bryant? If so, they were married about 1838, probably in TN. Anyone able to help me? Thanks, Mary Bryant Park
Mary Bryant
Submitted on Sat Aug 1 23:26:40 EDT 1998


Looking for the parents of Martha J. Ferrell in Dekalb Co. She married John Mansfield Bain. Thanks, Pat
Pat -- 171 Doc Manning Lane, Walland, TN 37886-2514
Submitted on Sat Aug 1 16:58:43 EDT 1998


Looking for info on Tennessee W. Fisher b1872 married John Wesley Graham b1869. They marrried april 1884 in Dekalb Co. Tn Looking for either party. Thanks Pat
Pat -- 171 Doc Manning Lane, Walland, TN 37886-2514
Submitted on Sat Aug 1 16:55:50 EDT 1998


Looking for Tennessee W. Fisher b1872 married John Wesley Graham b1869 in April 1884 in Dekalb Co. TN Thanks Pat
Pat Ward -- 171 Doc Manning Lane , Walland, TN 37886-2514
Submitted on Sat Aug 1 14:41:09 EDT 1998

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