Sequatchie County, Tennessee Queries

Kathy {lawson} Coldiron Mon, 1 Dec 1997 02:06:43 -0000
My name is Kathy {lawson} Coldiron,I'm trying to start a family tree, my mother was born in Dunlap,on 07-18-1917 her mother's name was Emaline {Goins}Smith, her father's name was Thomas Allen Smith. MY Mother's name was Margie Odell {Smith} Lawson,she was born and raised there.some of her sisters name was Lella Cooley,Estale Layne,Nora Turna;she had more sisters but I can't rember them all, some of her brothers names are Wade Smith, TA Smith,Charle Smith Jhonnie Smith. MY grandmother Emline{Goins} Smith had a twin sister named Adaline Douglas. I still have cousins that still lived there maybe one of you have a computer, and can help me or anyone that knows anythong about the Smith Family. Like what is my great grandfather's name, where was he born and when? Where was My grandmother from and what was her mother and fathers name where was they born and when? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Jay Rogers Sun, 30 Nov 1997 12:14:55 -0800
BANDY: I noticed in the 1861 Sequatchie Co. census posted here an Ancel Bandy in Dist. 3. Wondering if this gentleman has any connection with a Dr. James A. Bandy who was 46 years old in 1900 and was in Palo Pinto Co., (Mingus) TX, at that time. Appreciate any info. This is periferal to my main search, but the Bandy line is in my wife's family line. (Dr. Bandy was her great-grandfather.) Thanks

Georgia Mathis Cummons Sat, 29 Nov 1997 18:03:09 -0500 (EST)
My ggrandmother was Louise Emaline MATHIS. She was born in 1854 in Sequatchie Valley. She mar her cousin in Hamilton (James) Cty, TN; his name was Alexander Scott MATHIS in 1881. They are both buried at the King's Point Cemetary in E. Chattanooga. I don't know who Louise's parents were or anything about them other than her father died in Lafayette, GA around 1890. If anyone can help with this family I would be thrilled! Thanks

Georgia Mathis Cummons Sat, 29 Nov 1997 18:38:42 -0500 (EST)
I am researching the Andrew McDONOUGH Sr. and Jr. lines. They moved to E TN in the early 1800s. Andrew McDONOUGH Jr. was born in 1788 in NC and mar Sarah KELLEY. Their daughter Malissa Bloomfield McDONOUGH mar James (Kitchen or A.) MATHIS around 1840. If anyone has info on this please contact me. Thank you

Georgia Mathis Cummons Sat, 29 Nov 1997 18:02:58 -0500 (EST)
My gggrandfather Robert C.T. GILL was born in TN in 1825. His first wife was a PATTON and they moved to Jackson Cty. AL. Robert's father was James GILL maybe born 1784 in VA. If anyone has info on the GILLS please contact me, this is as far back as I can go right now. Thanks,

Mary Ann Bartlett Fri, 28 Nov 1997 20:58:16 -0600
John HIXSON m. Mary Lydia CONNOR. John died at Andersonville. Mary Lydia brought his children back to Signal Mt. A Joseph HIXSON filed for guardianship of the two children. Any information on this John HIXSON and Joseph HIXSON would be helpful.

Eleanor ROGERS Edmondson Mon, 17 Nov 1997 20:00:25 -0600
ROGERS. William ROGERS, Jr., b. c1793, Va., son of Wm of White Co. Tenn and grandson of old Doswell ROGERS, Rev Sol, d. before Dec 1849, Sequatchie Co. Tenn, bur Chapel Hill Cemetery, south of Dunlap. His wf Patience unknown, d. c1859, Sequatchie Co. Tenn. She had at least six granddaughters named Patience ROGERS, etc. Need the maiden name of Patience, mother of at least ten children. I have a great deal of data on this family.

John A. Campbell Fri, 7 Nov 1997 13:22:38 -0800
Researching Benjamin L. Henninger m. Eliza M. Campbell abt 1885. He should have been a son of Rev. Asbury Henninger of Bradley county. Thanks much, Wed, 5 Nov 1997 20:50:22 -0500 (EST)
Searching for any information of MERRIMAN ROBINSON and BROWN families in late 1800's in Sequatchie County. Know most to be of Cherokee ancestry. Welcome any information you can share! Thanks.

sbrayl Tue Oct 14 18:13:18 1997
Searching for Charles Branson GRIMES, who moved with his wife Sarah Mariah REESE to Sequatchie Co., Tenn. sometime around the late 1800's or early 1900's. He went there to start a textile shuttle block business with his wife's brother Will Reese. If anyone has info I would greatly appreciate a reply. Thank you. sbr

Toi Bragg Tue Oct 14 20:55:30 1997
I am very interested in the date and location of any reunions of the HUGHES - HUGHS families. Thank you.

Wendy Fennell Sun Oct 12 16:51:39 1997
WALKER FENNELL, Am looking for info. on the family of Mary Ann D. WALKER married Samuel Igo FENNELL July 09, 1865 in Harrison, Hamilton Co., TN. Mary died on Oct. 28, 1872 in Dunlap, Sequatchie Co., TN giving birth to her son George Ann FENNELL. Mary had a sister Kitty WALKER who was born in 1841 in TN. It is Rumored that the Walker family lived in Grundy, Hamilton and Sequatchie Counties. Also looking for info. on the FENNELL family.

Toi Bragg Sun Oct 12 19:55:01 1997
Looking for information on the MARCUM family from Dunlap TN. Laura Marcum Hughes 2-18-,1891 to 2-23-1957 Her husband was Aron Huges 12-30-1887 to 3-10-1954 . They were both from Dunlap , moved to Godley, Texas (Johnson Co.) and are buried in Godley. I think her parents were Dora E Marcum 3-8-1869 to 2-9-1913 and her father J C Marcum 9-22-1868 to 9-8-1917. Also H M HUGHES 12-14-1863 to 7-19-1939.He was Aron's father Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank You.

Ellie Stites Swanger Sun Oct 5 01:18:35 1997
Searching for Swangers/Swanners/Swaners/and variant spellings on this family. In the mid 1800's there was a Jacob Wesley Swanger (many variant spellings of his name) living in this county who was a brother to our Jacob Swanger, b. ca 1800. Would like to hear from present day descendants. A family book is presently being published. Would like to include Sequatchie Co. Swangers in the 2nd edition. Please email me direct: (Ellie Stites Swanger)

Larry Seals Tue Sep 30 14:03:52 1997
Looking for information of my GG Grandfather/mother, James W. Seals and Elizabeth Jane Whitlow. Who are their parents, where were they b. James W. Seals b. October 6, 1826 in White County d. February 14, 1912 in an unknown location. Elizabeth Jane Whitlow b. October, 1840 in Halifzx County, Virgina d. February 14, 1914 on Cagle Mt. near Dunlap, Sequatchie County, TN. James and Elizabeth were married about 1857 in Tennessee or Virgina then moved to Cagle Mt. sometime before 1858. They are listed in Sequatchie County Censes as James Seals, Jane Seals with two children, Lucinda 2 yrs. and William 1 yr. James and Elizabeth had five Children listed below: 1. Sarah Lucinda b. July, 1858 d. About 1928 Cagle Mt., Sequatchie County, Dunlap, TN. M. 1. Rodrich Clemons, March 21, 1884, Dunlap, TN. 2. Thomas Courtney, December 19, 1909, Dunlap, TN. 2. William b. October 18, 1859, Cagle MT, Dunlap, TN. d. About 1902 in an unknown location. m. 1. Mary Wilson, January 28, 1880, Dunlap, TN. 2. Elen Margaret Minerva Clemons 3. John Mealer b. March 31, 1860 d. November 10, 1943, Cagle Mt., Dunlap, TN. m. Mary Jane Williams January 19, 1881, Cagle Mt., Dunlap, TN. 4. James Surl b. December 20, 1862 d. May 15, 1953, Cagle Mt. Dunlap, TN. (my G Grandfather) m. 1. Tibatha Narcissus Clemons, Cagle Mt., Dunlap, TN. 2. Nancy Elvira Young, June 6, 1890 in an unknown location (Oklahoma?? - my G Grandmother) 3. Edna (Unknown), About 1932, Dunlap, TN. 4. Gusty May, About 1940, Dunlap, TN. 5. Margaret Jane b. December 19, 1864, b, February 28, 1951, Dunlap, TN. m. John Newton Russell, June 30, 1885, Dunlap, TN. all the above were b. on Cagle Mt. in Sequatchie County, near Dunlap, TN. Thanks for you help.

B Boyd Sat Sep 20 20:29:37 1997
ON THE WHITE CO., 1850 CENSUS hugh m. BOYD, age 46 and his wife matilda, age 40, living with children: milly jane d,age 28; benjamin b. s, age 16; tilman a. s, age 13; mahala d, age 13; william m. s, age 10; nancy p. d, age 5; margaret d, age 3 and emeline d, age 1. The family is found in SQ. Co., in 1860. matilda BOYD is listed as the head of the household. Would like information on family marriages, deaths etc. Would like to know where hugh m. BOYD is buried. william marion BOYD married about 1870 and we would like to know who he married and where she is buried. After her death he moved to Texas.

William L. Levan Sun Aug 31 18:13:55 1997
TEAGUE-O'NEAL-LEVAN - Searching for info on: Dolphus/Dolfus/Doll/Dolf TEAGUE b:abt 1849 in TN d:1898TN MarionCo area mine. m: Hannah O'Neal b:abt 1849 in GA
The 1870 Marion Co,TN Census lists following: District 13: 1870 Census of Marion County, Tennessee
- - - - - name - - - - 96-96.
TEAGUE Dolphus 21 m works/coal mines -- TN Hannah 21 f Kp house GA

Hannah's Parents

1860 Census of Marion County Book in Whitwell, MarionCo.,TN library found by William Link Levan Aug 29, 1997: 1001-931. Edward O'Neal 42 m Day Laborer /50 GA Elizabeth 40 f GA Joel A. O'Neal 17 m Day Laborer GA William O'Neal 16 m GA Hannah J. O'NEAL 12 f GA Zachariah O'Neal 10 m GA Julia Ann O'Neal 9 f AL Nancy E. O'Neal 5 f AL Sarah T. O'Neal 1 f AL It appears the Edward O'Neal family lived in Ga before 1850 when they moved to AL in 1850/1851 AL and lived there until abt 1859/1860 when they moved to Marion Co., TN. The Edwward O'Neal family isnot on Marion Co Tn Census for 1870 so either they moved back to AL or Ga or another Co in TN or someplace else...

Hannah and Dollphus children are: 1. Molly TEAGUE LEVAN b:11 Sep 1883 TN/AL? d:6Feb1947 in Empire,Walker Co., AL m:1897 James Benjamin Levan, IV (nicknamed FATE) b:1872 TN d:June1960, Empire, Walker Co, AL 2. James Davis"Jim" TEAGUE b:17 Aug 1888 Whitwell, TN; m:Lula Elizabeth Griffith 3. Ellen TEAGUE Chadwick b:Est 1880s in TN (marriage in bk1891-1900 by Euline Harris m1: Charles Hubert CHADWICK m2:? Stroder/Stroter

a.Oldest child of Molly TEAGUE was: James Edward LEVAN b:8 Feb 1900 Whitwell,Marion Co, TN d:8Jan 1990 m: Ella OWENS, b 3 Feb 1899 b.Oldest child of James Davis (Jim) TEAGUE was: Lucille TEAGUE McCoy b: 3Feb 1907 m:Howard McCOY c.Oldest child of Ellen TEAGUE was:Ellie Chadwick ========================================================================= On Aug 30, 1997, I found in a Book "Murder, Mayhem, and More" by Ms Euline Harris that Doll Teague died in May 1898 in a mine. The article was blurred and the article wasn't specific about the location of the mine. Doll/Dolphus Teague died May 1898 in a coal mine in Whitwell/TRACY City, MarionCo., TN.. He lived for several hours and talked with his family. He was survived by a widow and 4 children. I have not been able to find the family together anywhere. I found both Hannah and Doll/Dolphus at age 21 on the 1870 Marion Co Census but I haven't found them for 1880 and no information on the Children of this couple, my great grandparents. Any information sincerely appreciated. Please contact: William Link Levan (205) 663-9921 (205) 806-2430(pager) or (205) 541-6335 Mobil#. SnailMail Address: William L. Levan 800 Valleyview Rd.,#C-34

Wanda Muncey Gant Fri Aug 29 18:25:54 1997
1815 Bledsoe Co., TN tax list had HOCKLEY SCOTT in area of Daniel, John & Thomas Sutherland, James May & the HANYS. Cooper Scott of Warren Co., TN was ADM. of the estate of one John Sutherland. 1800 census of Spartenburg, SC listed #169 John Southerland. Believe Cooper Scott was born in Spartenburg 1805 & had brother Daniel Scott who sold land on Cane Creek in Sequachee County. Cooper Scott had ADM. Thomas Jefferson Mansfield whose mother was a HANY and who was from Sequatchie Valley. PLEASE HELP IF YOU CAN.

Wanda Muncey Gant Fri Aug 29 18:20:31 1997
John Anderson Jr. 1821 Ross's Ferry to Sequachie Road: Daniel HOLLAND, JOHN SCOTT, Samuel BROWN, William MEDLEY, Hartwell SCRUGGS. 1827 John Scott had land on Cane Creek assignee of Jesse Dodson & John Phillips adj. Henry Holt. Seeking info on this John Scott. Wed Aug 13 06:12:17 1997
Searching for information of what happened to Mary Margaret LEVAN b:abt 1830 Grundy Co., TN after the death of her Husband Johnathan TIPTON b:abt 1802 d:abt 1868 Mary Margaret Levan: b:1380 d: Grundy Co dau of James Benjamin Levan b:abt 1775 VA/NC and Fannie/Fanny (may have also had name of Frances as first name) LNU. Children oJohnathan TIPTON and Mary Margaret LEVAN: Martha Tipton b:abt 1855 William C. Tipton b:abt 1860 James R Tipton b:abt 1863 Sally Tipton b:abt 1865 Henry Monroe Tipton b:abt 1867 Any information appreciated!!!!!!!!!!! William L. Levan P.O. Box 26704 Birmingham, AL 35260-0704 (205) 663-9921 (205)806-2430 Pager Mollie/Molly TEAGUE Levan b:11Sep1883 d:6Feb1947 Empire,WalkerCo,AL m: James Benjamin Levan, IV (Nickname=FATE) in 1897 TN b:23Aug1872 TN(MarionCo) d:Jun3 1960 Empire, AL Parents of Molly TEAGEUE are: Mother:Hanna O'Neil/O'Neal b:1840s-1860s d:abt 1915 Father: Doll/Dolphis/Dolphus/Dolf TEAGUE b:1840s TN Mollys Siblings: James "Jim" Teague b:1888 TN (Marion Co-Whitwell/Cheekville) Ellen Teague b:1880s TN (Marion -Co Cheeville/Whitwell) All informatinon appreciated: William L.Levan 800 Valleyview Rd., #C-34 Pelham, AL 35124 (205) 663-9921 (205) 806-2430 pager Wed Aug 13 05:57:00 1997
Searching for ancesteral information of: Mollie/Molly TEAGUE Levan b:11Sep1883 d:6Feb1947 Empire,WalkerCo,AL m: James Benjamin Levan, IV (Nickname=FATE) in 1897 TN b:23Aug1872 TN(MarionCo) d:Jun3 1960 Empire, AL Parents of Molly TEAGEUE are: Mother:Hanna O'Neil/O'Neal b:1840s-1860s d:abt 1915 Father: Doll/Dolphis/Dolphus/Dolf TEAGUE b:1840s TN Mollys Siblings: James "Jim" Teague b:1888 TN (Marion Co-Whitwell/Cheekville) Ellen Teague b:1880s TN (Marion -Co Cheeville/Whitwell) All informatinon appreciated: William L.Levan 800 Valleyview Rd., #C-34 Pelham, AL 35124 (205) 663-9921 (205) 806-2430 pager

Joe Rogers Tue Aug 12 19:30:36 1997
Seeking George W. ROGERS; born Monroe Cnty Tenn. abt. 1812. He married Catherine Jackson; born abt. 1810 in Sequatchie Cnty Tenn - died in 1880 in Hamilton Cnty Tenn. They lived in Retro Tenn abt. 30 miles north of Chattanooga. George was a licensed Exhortor in the Methodist Episcopal Church, he was justice of the peace in Monroe Cnty and a deputy sherrif in the same cnty. Seeking any information on either George or Catherine, these are the parents of James C. Rogers of Hamilton Cnty Tenn., my ggrandfather. Any help is greatly appreciated.

Winifred McNabb Tue Aug 5 09:20:49 1997
Need information about GOTT family, especially, Jane Gott, Nancy Gott, shown on 1850 census. Interested in Nancy and the young girl, Elizabeth Freeman, who is listed last. Who is Nancy? A Nancy Gott shows up in 1860 census of Newton Co., AR, with McPherson family, wife named Elizabeth. I believe Elizabeth is my gr-grandmother; therefore, trying to trace her family. Any help appreciated. Winifred McNabb, Houston, TX

William Link Levan Mon Aug 4 08:52:48 1997
Searching for Genealogy information on: Dolphus/Dolfus/Doll/Dolf TEAGUE b:1840s in TN d:1898/1899 in TN (Whitwell/TracyCity or Marion/Grundy County area in a mine there. m: Hannah O'Neil/Oneil/O'Neal/Oneal frm TX b:1840s children Mollie TEAGUE Levan b:11 Sep 1883 TN/AL? d:6Feb1947 in Empire,Walker Co., AL James "Jim" TEAGUE b:abt 1888 TN Ellen TEAGUE b: abt 1880? TN m1: Hubert Chadwick m2: Stroder/Stroter Oldest child of Mollie TEAGUE was: James Edward Levan b:8 Feb 1900 Whitwell,MarionCo,TN d:8Jan 1990 m:Ella Owens b 3 Feb 1899 Oldest child of Jim TEAGUE was: Lucille TEAGUE McCoy b: 3 Feb 1907 m:Howard McCoy Oldest child of Ellen TEAGUE was:Ellie Chadwick Any information regarding Doll Teague genealogy is sincerely appreciated. Contact: William Link Levan (205) 663-9921 /(205) 806-2430(pager) or (205) 541-6335 SnailMail Address: William L. Levan 800 Valleyview Rd., #C-34 Pelham, AL 35124

Kaye Lumpkins Fri Aug 1 21:24:36 1997
I am searching for information on the origin of the TULLOSS family from Sequatchie County. The earliest mention is of "Jack Tulloss" a slave from that area. I am looking for any links to this family (slave or former owner) for a novel I am working on. Thank you, Kaye Hill Lumpkins

Theresa Reel Tue Jul 1 16:37:56 1997
I am looking for information on Great grandfather named George Washington VANDERGRIFF from Sequatchie County Tenn. or any other Vandergriff's in this same county. Thank you. I hope I did this right, I am just starting to research this.

Deborah Davenport Sat Jun 28 08:32:00 1997
Am researching the following surnames in the Grundy and surrounding counties of TN. LEVAN, McGRIFF, COPPINGER, CORNELISON, TUSSY/TUSSEY. Would appreciate any info.

Charlotte Smith Mon Jun 23 15:27:09 1997
I'm looking for information about Samuel M. Smith b. June 8, 1837 in North Carolina? and died November 12, 1917 in Pikeville, Bledsoe Co., TN. Samuel Smith and his wife Mary Susan Sheats (Sheets) had 8 children: Oscar Brazle, Rufus, Junius, Victor, Pattie Victoria, Benajah Sheats, Elizabeth M., and Bailey Bird Smith. Please contact me at or 74552,2241 if you have any leads.

Charlotte Smith Mon Jun 23 15:27:09 1997
I'm looking for information about Samuel M. Smith b. June 8, 1837 in North Carolina? and died November 12, 1917 in Pikeville, Bledsoe Co., TN. Samuel Smith and his wife Mary Susan Sheats (Sheets) had 8 children: Oscar Brazle, Rufus, Junius, Victor, Pattie Victoria, Benajah Sheats, Elizabeth M., and Bailey Bird Smith. Please contact me at or 74552,2241 if you have any leads.

Donna Sadler Doty Sat Jun 21 08:46:18 1997
I am researching SADLER family history. Interested in info on DAN SADLER, SR., born 12/26/1902 and died 3/26/1948. Buried in Liberty TN in DeKalb County. Trying to locate his parent's names as well as birth/death info. He had brother RELLIE SADLER, b. 9/4/1900, d. 2/76 in Mt Juliet, TN. Sister MONICE SADLER ODOM, b. 7/22/1894, d. 11/1994 also in Liberty, TN. DAN SR married MYRTLE MORRIS, b. 7/23/1907, d 1/24/1990 in McMinnville. One son, DAN SADLER, JR married GRACE SMITH SADLER, b 7/10/1932, 4 children, JERRY DAN, LARRY WAYNE, DONNA, LISA. (Other family names I'm interested in are: (WILLIAM GARRETT SMITH, POLLY TEETERS and JOHN SMITH, FATE SADLER, JOHN MORRIS and MARY VEECHERS) Thank in advance for any help you can offer!

Paula A. Carle-Bosch Tue Jun 17 20:43:31 1997
Searching for information on: John BRYANT b. c1785; d. unknown; m. unknown Children of John BRYANT: Isaac W. BRYANT b. 1826 TN; d. unknown; m. Mary Ann "Polly" LAYNE. Children of Isaac BRYANT and Mary LAYNE are: John BRYANT, b. 1847 TN; d. 1909 TN m. Charlotte PICKETT Mary A BRYANT, b. 1849 TN; d. 1914 TN; m. Alexander LAYNE Sarah BRYANT, b. 1851; d. 1929, TN; m. John HATFIELD; m2. Asher WYCKOFF William T BRYANT, b. 1853 TN; d. unknown; m. Anna BRYANT Elizabeth BRYANT, b. 1857 TN; d. unknown; m. James BRYANT Martha BRYANT, b. 1860 TN; d. unknown. Anna M BRYANT, b. 1862 TN; d. c1901/08 TN; m. David CRAIG; m2 "Smith" GRIFFITH Would like to find "cousins" and exchange information with anyone researching the above.

Janet Hallmark Tue Jun 17 12:44:43 1997
William Jefferson Asher, b. May 12, 1808 in Sequatchie Valley, TN, came to TX in 1836 to fight in Revolution, and died in New Braunfels,TX, Dec 1, 1863. If you have any information about his life in TN (parents, siblings, etc?) or would like more information about his life in TX, please contact me. Thanks.

denise micheal Sun Jun 15 23:28:04 1997
STANDEFER/STANDIFORD i am looking for any inforamtion on WILLIAM STANDEFER AND WILLIAM HENDERSON STANDEFER lived in tennesse in the 1800's. any information on information on this family would be helpful.

Lloyd A Tate Sun Jun 15 14:40:55 1997
Nee parents and siblings of Virginia Jane Haney (Hainey) b. ca 1817 married Norman MAnsfield of Marion Co Tn in 1836. Contact Mary Katherine Shirley 109 W Michigan Ave

Lloyd A Tate Sun Jun 15 14:42:24 1997
Nee parents and siblings of Virginia Jane Haney (Hainey) b. ca 1817 married Norman MAnsfield of Marion Co Tn in 1836. Contact Mary Katherine Shirley 109 W Michigan Ave

Angie HavilandJ Tue Jun 10 20:06:36 1997
Looking for HATFIELD's in Secquatchie Co, TN. I know they were in Dunlap in 1881. Earliest known ancestor was William Hatfield b. 10-8-1820 TN d. 3-5-1900 m. Louisa Jones 3-3-1852. According to a census he was a waggoner. William's first marriage was to Elizabeth Ann Jones who died from the childbirth of their second son on 9-16-1851. His children with Elizabeth were: Jonathan b. 11-1-1849TN d. 8-5-1932 and Josiah b. 8-16- 1851 TN. His children with Louisa were --William Riley b. 2-7-1853 TN, Joseph Richard b. 2-1-1855 TN d. 5-10-1859 TN, Martha Jane b. 8-16-1857 TN, Parilee E b.12-8-1859 TN, Jeremiah b. 9-8-1862 TN d. 10-4-1863 TN, and G. N. b. 7-10-1864 TN.

Norman Thomas Blansett Mon Jun 2 04:56:37 1997
Blancett/Blansett or any variation of surname Looking for Martin BLANCETT; family lore says he was a lawyer in the valley. Norman Thomas BLANSETT

Pam Stone Fri May 30 03:43:13 1997
JOHNSON/GRISSOM Julia Ann Elizabeth JOHNSON, b. ca. 1806, m. 7 July 1829, Sequatchie Co., TN. Henry M. GRISSOM/GRESHAM, son of Oliver and Diannah Harrison GRESHAM of NC. Julia had siblings: Henry, Aaron, Betsy, Becky and Skit (f.-real name unk.; never m.) The GRISSOM/ GRESHAMS settled Lauderdale Co., AL, where Julia d. ca. 1848/9. Can anyone help? Thanks! Pam

Sean Williams Thu May 15 01:40:10 1997
Need info on James F. Pickett, Sr. b. ca. 1860-1875 in Sequatchie Co. Married to Martha Elizabeth Bridges, a Cherokee woman from Georgia. They are my ggGrandfather and ggGrandmother. Their son, James Pickett, Sr. m. Clarice Reed of KY. Their daughter, Billie Juanita Pickett was my grandmother.

t.michael knox Mon May 5 12:01:26 1997
Looking for: Rev. William Hurd Rogers of Cleveland, Tn. area b. in England died near Soddy Daisy (sp)Tn. Mar. 17, 1898. "a circuit riding Methoidist Preacher from No. Georgia to Bristol, Va.". A union chaplin and a mason. wife is unkown son ; Luther Gideon Rogers of Soddy Daisy, Tn.(sp) married to Lucy Gray Leek (her father was from Birmingham, England and her grandfather is burried there) Their daughter was Edith Elizabeth Rogers, McDaniel B.3 Sep 1898 in Knoxville, Tn. She married Horace Henry McDaniel ,and she died 25, Jan. 1932 Any INfo about William Hurd Rogers, Luther Gideon Rogers, or Lucy Gray Leek would be great !

C.E.BISHOP Mon May 5 16:02:11 1997

Annetta Phelps Tue Apr 29 00:25:12 1997
I am looking for any information on John PHELPS married Clara ROBERSON/ROBINSON. They moved to Sequatchie Co. from Hamilton Co. in the mid to late 1800's. They had appx. 17 children of which I only have nine names, Alonzo, Grace, Booker, Mary, Jenny, Chas., Billy, Kelley, & Marion. any info. on dates of marriage, birth, or death, will be appreciated. Thank You.

Charles Moffitt Mon Apr 28 18:27:08 1997
I need information on the CURTIS family. My grandmother was Delia Curtis. Please E-mail me at

Bobbie Robertson Tue Apr 15 17:54:20 1997
Looking for DOCK TATE's b.1846 d.1923 and his wife ADALIADE DEERING's b.1943 d.1932 parents. Also looking for ELIZABETH, JANE W and JOHN M WHITLOW. ADAM CLEMONS and wife POLLY HOPKINS. BOB BICE and w. HULDY EWTON. WILLIAM SEALS b. 1856 d. 1902. I have information for DEBBIE BARNES on the TEETERS but unable to E-Mail her.

Wendy Fennell Tue Apr 1 20:40:27 1997
FENNEL?FENNELL- WALKER. Am researching our family line of Samuel Igo Fennell b. in Tennessee in 1842 m. Mary Ann D. Walker July 9, 1865 in Hamilton Co., Tn. on Oct. 28, 1872--Mary [WALKER] FENNELL died in Dunlap, Sesquatchie Co., Tn. Do you have any info. on either the FENNELL or WALKER lines?

Jim Tabor Tue Apr 1 14:42:11 1997
Looking for info on ELIZABETH TABOR Born: 7/26/1822 in Sequatchie, TN. She married Noah Miller Born: abt 1820. Her father was Nathan Thompson Tabor, Sr. and her mother was Elizabeth Condra. I am interested in any Tabor's from this area.

Mimi Pope Sun Mar 30 07:26:56 1997
Jonathan Pope, b. 1786 NC migrated to Sequatchie Valley TN abt 1804 m. Delilah Coulter both d. 1860. 9 children: Thomas Alexander, Minerva, James Jerome, Lilah or Delilah, Polly, Peggy, Levander, Leroy and Mitchell Napoleon. Some family surnames: Dr. James A. Ross, Rankin, Acock, Hawkins, Worthington, Vaught, Townsend, Anderson, Ault, McReynolds, Shepherd, Black Givan, Quick.

Sharon King Tue Mar 25 23:51:02 1997
In 1800 to 1830s: Where there and Indians living in the Sequatchie Valley & how may I obtain their names? I am trying to verify Cherokee lineage. William King Alexander & 2nd wife Harriette Brock had six children: George, Benjamin, James, Caroline Brock, Safronia, Malinda, plus 3 children from prior marriage, names unknown. William died in Tenn. but Harriette & all the children moved by wagon train to opdyke Il. in the 1850's

John Ewton Mon Mar 24 21:45:19 1997
I am looking for any information relating to the Ewton family. My grandfather was John Houston "Huey" Ewton. My grandmother was Mary Welch. I would appreciate any information on this two people and their families. Also, I am trying to find information on the parents of my "great-great-great-great" grandfather, A. B. Ewton. All lived in the Dunlap area in Sequatchie, TN Thanks for your help!

Ginger Davis Sun Mar 23 17:32:07 1997
Does anyone have any information on Tennesseans from Bledsoe County in the Spanish American War?

Sharon King Fri Mar 21 21:08:03 1997
1830 thru 1850: William King ALEXANDER & 2nd wife Harriette Brock had 6 children: George b. 1838, Benjamin 1839, James 1840, Caroline Brock b. 1844 d.1921, Safronia b.1856 d.1893, Malinda b. 1844. They lived on or near Lookout Mountain, in Sequache Valley. One of the men made wagon wheels. Any additional info or corrections would be appreciated. Also I would like to verify that they were Cherokee to some degree. William King ALEXANDER died & Harriette & children moved to Opdyke, Il. via wagon train. So far I have been unable to find any record of his death. Thank You for any additional info, advise or corrections.

Pat Lemonds Mon Mar 17 16:00:58 1997
CAMPBELL Would like information on CAMPBELL families living in Sequatchie County, Tennessee in the early to middle 1800's.

Pat Guess/Lemonds Mon Mar 17 09:10:53 1997
CAMPBELL Would like information on JUDGE CAMPBELL and COL. WILLIAM CAMPBELL and family of Sequatchie County, TN. He fought in the Battle of King's Mountain. Also would like information on MARY ELIZABETH CAMPBELL. Any information on any Campbell from Sequatchie County would be appreciated.

Ginger Davis Tue Mar 11 04:14:55 1997
Looking for information on the following lines- Rebecca Sparks bn. Va 1815. Is she the daughter of William Sparks and Rhoda Pennington?

Pege Kersey Winkel Sun Mar 9 06:22:30 1997
Any info. on my greatgrandparents Wm Jackson Kersey and Mary Gee Kersey. They lived in Daus,Tn (Sequatchie Cty) they lived there from approx. 1894 thru Mar 1901..3 of their children were born there: Grace I. b 18 Sept 1895,Vera E b.5 Sept 1898 d.6 Nov 1900 and Wm Henry b. 4 Mar 1901. I would like to find out where little Vera E. is buried there..I haven't been able to find anything on her..however I do have a family picture taken in Daus, Tn and she was on her mothers lap. There were 5 older children Robert Lee,Laurel Stephen,Myrtle I., John Westley and one younger born in Bridgeport, Al..Thomas C.

Jennifer King- Rogers Fri Mar 7 11:59:39 1997
Searching for any information on a Tom or Thomas Rogers. Had a daughter in Chattagonna in the 1900S. Would have been from Georgia Tom had brother named Pete Rogers and sister named Minnie from Ga Tom Rogers lived in the area 1905-1915 or so. Looking for his realatives and what happened to him. Family received letter from daugher, however has been lost years ago. Tom ROGERS was known to have had a stiff arm. Please contact: with any info. Family wants to reunite and find out what happen to Tom.

Linda K Lawson Thu Mar 6 08:11:34 1997
Where is BORD CAMP CREEK? It is named in a Bledsoe Co land transaction about 1850 - on or near Walden Ridge. Where is the church called CHAPEL HILL? It is probably in Sequatchie County now - supposed to be off Rt 127.

Linda Moss Mines Wed Mar 5 16:27:06 1997
NIPPER Family. My husband's great-great-grandmother was Harriet Elizabeth Nippers Tarwater (married Noah Tarwater in l867 in Sequatchie County.) Harriet Elizabeth Nippers was the daugher of Matthew Nippers, residing in Sequatchine County in the l860 TN census. Does anyone have any info about the Nipper family? Are there members of this family still residing in Sequatchie County, TN? I will be glad to share the information I have obtained regarding Harriet Elizabeth Nippers Tarwater and her descendants. Thank you. I can be reached at or by post at 240l Haven Cove Lane Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Charles R. Lasater Wed Mar 5 18:15:35 1997
My great, great, granddad was born in Marion County on August 14, 1842. His name was Benjaman Franklin Lasater. I believe he was the son of Jonathon (sp?) Lasater. If you could help me it would be greatly appreciated. He came to Texas sometime about 1870-1890. He married Jane Owen in the Sequatchie Valley (date unknown at this time). He was known as Frank Lasater by his relatives here in Texas. Thanks, Charles Lasater

Charles R. Lasater Tue Mar 4 13:39:26 1997
Any information on Lasater family near this area. They left this area for Ft. Worth, TX in 1880's or 1890's. One of the names was Mackendree Lasater or "Mac" Lasater. This would have been my great, great, grandfather.

Zane Teeters Sat Mar 1 20:13:35 1997
TEETERS - Am searching for family of Wiley B. Teeters, b:1860 in White Co. (?), TN. Would like to contact Debbie Barnes who posted several queries - your email address is not recognized. We undoubtedly have some of the same ancestors. Would like to exchange information -

Nick Humble Fri Feb 21 07:21:33 1997
Would like information on a Samuel or Sam Humble who was born in Hawkins County, Tn abt 1898. Married Mary Harrill/Harrell. May be buried in Bledsoe County, Tn. Last known at home of his daughter Ann Humble Rainey, on Rainey Ridge in Bledsoe County, Tn. Had two brothers, Jacob and Issac, parents may have been Michael Humble and Keziah Bayhnam Humble. Would like information on a Bazel/Basil/Hazel Harrell/Harrill who married Caty Shanks on 12/31/1787. Parents of Mary. He died in Monroe County, Tn. Looking for information on David R. Breazeale and his wife Rosey Matlock Breazeale. Parents of Martha Minerva Breazeale who married John Daniel Humble, son of Sam Humble.

Lynn Gilmore Thu Feb 20 05:12:25 1997
I am interested information on Tempie HUGHES b. 1878 and ancesestors. Tempie married Alfred MCWILLIAMS. Tempie is believed to be of Cherokee descent.Alfred Jefferson MCWILLIAMS b. September 18, 1866, was the son of Daniel MCWILLIAMS,and Mary Ann GRAHAM. All informatin was passed on to me by an older relative, but has yet to be verified.

Pat Guess/Gist Lemonds Tue Feb 18 07:10:20 1997
Would like information on Ada Guess born 10-14-1888. Her father was James Henry Guess. I have no information on her family. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Pat Lemonds

Cindy WALLACE WOOLEY Tue Feb 18 07:26:49 1997

Glenn Graf Sun Feb 16 11:37:29 1997
Looking for relatives of Willie Patrick, brother of Jody Patrick and Clarria Wimberly(nee Scott) who lived in the area of Grundy, Warren, and Sequatchie counties.

Debbie Barnes Mon Feb 10 10:41:17 1997
I need info on a JOHN TEETERS or a JACOB TEETERS JACOB TEETERS age 66 yrs m SUSANAH 63yrs on the 1850 census index are listed as Bl-19-705, if someone has access to this census the info contained would be graetly appricatied. I am trying to determine if there is a JACOB TEETERS listed as one of his children on a early census according to my sources he is listed as one of his children on the 1830 census. In 1850 Jacob is listed in Marion County and being married to LOUISA . I am desperate to get any info on them

Debbie Barnes Fri Feb 7 09:24:35 1997
TEETERS,KEY,HICKS,TAYLOR Looking for info on WILLIAM TEETERS m SIS TAYLOR or ELLEN EADS the marriage license says SIS TAYLOR I believe her naem was Ellen Eads Eads being her maiden name believe she firdt married a TAYLOR then WILLIAM TEETERS . WILLIAM TEETERS died in 1911 I have an obit. record from newspaper cannot find either grave for WILLIAM or ELLEN their children were THAD TEETERS m LIZZIE KEY in 1902 in Sequatchie Co., Tn. MINNIE TEETERS m lash hicks AND MOVED ON TO ark. , NILA TEETERS m ----- gibson AND ALSO MOVED ON TO ark. , ELIZA TEETERS no info on, JAMESR. TEETERS DIED in 1923 in Ks., I have a copy of the corner report and some court papers listing his hiers. need any info I can find . WILLIAM'S father was JOHN TEETERS he was married several times and has several children his father was JACOB TEETERS. ANYONE WITH ANY INFO WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED THANKS DEBBIE

CharlesR. McClain Tue Jan 28 22:33:07 1997
Looking for information on Robert McClain b. 2/29/1809 TN-- Sarah b. 1810--Jefferson G. b.12/31/1812-- David Hamilton b. 6/25/1817--Andrew Clark b. 1821-- John b. 1826--Abraham George b.1828--Samuel L b. 1829. All last name McClain and born in TN. Samuel McClain was born in Knox Co. and all born in East TN. Need to know their father name.

Peggy Heard Mon Jan 27 15:44:01 1997
Researching surnames HEARD, BILLINGSLEY, WIMBERLY. My husbands 2-greats grandparents were John M. Heard/Viannah Billingsley of Sequatchie Co. John Heard was b. 1829. John's and Viannah's son was William Harrison Heard(Flora Wimberly). WIlliam born 16 Oct. 1859. I'm hoping to connect with anyone researching these surnames.

debbie barnes Sat Jan 25 18:15:27 1997
I am researching the TEETERS family of Sequatchie county Looking for info on William Teeters married ELLEN EADS They had several children THAD TEETERS married LIZZIE KEY in sequatchie county. Who is her family MINNIE TEETERS married LASH HICKS and moved to Ak. I have info on the HICKS family I have spoken to them directly so I might possibly be of some help to others on this line. I would like any info on WILLIAM TEETERS adn ELLEN EADS to my understanding she was married prior to a TAYLOR and had a son named ED TAYLOR?? I desparatly need any info on LIZZIE KEY. i HAVE VISITED TN. and have some info. but have alot of dead ends. Would like to know where any and all are buried. THANKS FOR ANY HELP.. DEBBIE

J. Speegle Dunlop Thu Jan 16 10:37:47 1997
Looking for any SPEEGLE family.My g,g,grandfather was Isaac Mead Speegle. He had many brothers and sisters. Thanks, E-mail at MarshaJae @

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