Queries Posted in April, 1998

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Robert Vermillion married Finella Stout in Hawkins County in 1876. They had one daughter, Nancy Vermillion. Robert is supposed to have died in 1881. Would like to know whether Finella remarried, and what happened to Nancy. Any help appreciated.
Chuck Sherrill
Submitted on Thu Apr 30 18:32:27 CDT 1998

I am seeking any information available for BUSSELL. My grandmother was Martha L BUSSELL born 1860 Clark Co. Arkansas. she had 7 siblings. I beleve her paretns to be Richard BUSSELL and Celia, maiden name unkown.”Then the within Deed was proven in open court by the oaths of William Paine Jacob Manus and Martin Johnson. Richard Mitchell-clerk (Hawkins TN microfilm 972798 transcribed by C. Hammett, 1995) In his will dated 14 Aug 1814, and proved in Hawkins County, Tennessee (no date), Jacob MANAS (MANUS) named wife, Margaret; sons Daniel, Ephraim, Elijah; daughters Elizabeth MANAS Heirs [not specified], Sarah PAINE, Annas JONES, and Nancy VARNUM. The will was witnessed by Edwin HAMBLEN, H M. BUSSELL and John JONES. (Hawkins TN WB1:348) Also Note: The BUSSELLS of Hawkins Co, Tennessee number among our Combs-Johnson Mysteries (See Madison Co, AR, and Van Buren, Warren and Hawkins Co, TN US GenWeb Page Queries) Wm. PAINE is believed to have been close kin of Daniel PAINE who maried Sylvia COMBS. North Carolina
Marcia Moore Collins

I am searching for any information on Ananias BRADLEY and Sarah PARRETT who were m. in Hawkins Co., Tenn on 4/3/1848
Judy Tillyer

CREECH, Silas and Sarah DALE reported married in Hawkins Co TN ca.1848. I have been unable to locate this marriage. Any help out thereon this surname and marriage.
Marsil Creech — Marsil Creech 506 S. Mississippi, Roswell, NM 88201

KING, Joseph Calloway – b. 10 Sep 1825, Hawkins Co. TN, d. 3 Jan 1905 Putnam Co. TN – Parents Robert King and Sallie _____ . Would like info on parents and Siblings of my GG Grandfather Joseph.
Charles M. Beaty — 1872 Eastlake Drive, Cookeville, TN 38506
Submitted on Sun Apr 19 14:38:59 EDT 1998

Seeking information on DAVID MURPHY & spouse RACHEL JONES, married in Hawkins Co., TN in 1791. David Murphy was son of WILLIAM MURPHY & SARAH BARTON (NFI). Trying to determine if any connection with DAVID MURPHY, & spouse SARAH (NFI) – both b. 1814 in Tennessee who moved west to Platte Co. Missouri in 1843 and Araphaoe Co. Colorado in 1860.
John T. Halbert — PSC 2 – Box 6251, APO, AE 09012
Submitted on Sun Apr 19 03:58:18 EDT 1998

I am searching for the parents of Robert E (C?) Gaines (b. cir 1812) and Celia Corum (b. cir 1814) who were married on 1/13/1835 in Grainger, Cty. and are listed in the 1860 census. He is probably the grandson of Robert Gaines (b. cir 1739 in Orange Cty, VA. and d. cir 1805 in Grainger Cty) and Mildred Bohannon. I believe the family was living in the portin of Hawkins Cty. which was used to form Grainger Cty. Robert E. Gaines is possibly the son of Robert Gaines, Jr. (b. cir 1772) or Ambrose Gaines (b. 7/7/1763). Any information about either the Gaines or Corum families would be appreciated.
Rick Rose — 1918-B Nantucket St., Houston, TX 77057

Looking for any information on Parents of Polly Stubblefield Mcvay and Lucinda Stubblefield Creed. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Ronal Stubblefield
Submitted on Sat Apr 18 13:39:18 EDT 1998

I am seeking information about John M. Spears (DOB: 1832) in Johnson City, TN. and his parents. John M. married Mary E. Logan and his father was born somewhere in North Carolina. I am told that he was Cherokee. Helen if you are out there, please E-Mail me. My computer died on me.
Mike Zuchick III — RT1, Bx 448, Danbury, NC 27016
Submitted on Wed Apr 15 16:29:57 EDT 1998

Andrew Vaughn, b. 1821, Hawkins Co, TN, father William Vaughn, b. 1806, Lee County, VA. Anyone have any information on Andrew’s siblings, father, mother, other info? Andrew moved to Kentucky. Dauber@tri-lakes.net
Rick Anderson
Submitted on Wed Apr 15 00:12:11 EDT 1998

Seeking information about kinfolk who lived in Hawkins Co, Tn, in the late 1700’s -1900’s. Henry GIBBONS, son of Thomas and Rachel GIBBONS, was born in Hawkins Co, Tn, about-1826, living in Lee Co, Va, late 1880’s. Also needing info on, John HARLESS, married to Sarah BARNETT. John was born in Hawkins Co, Tn. later moved to Lee Co, Va. with his family. Elijah and Prudence BARTLEY (BARTLETT) moved from North Carolina, to Tn, and Va. about 1845/60.
Joann Wilson
Submitted on Tue Apr 14 21:33:02 EDT 1998

I am looking for George W. LAWSON who married Emiline SEAVERS-SEVERS-SEAVER. As you can tell not sure of spelling. were married in 1864 in Hawkins Co. thanks
Don Dodson
Submitted on Mon Apr 13 23:58:56 EDT 1998

I show a Durestes Lafayette PETTY born in Hawkins Co. on Sep 18, 1830. He married Elizabeth HUDGINGS(HUDGENS-HUDGINS), who was born on Jan 15, 1841 in Hawkins Co., TN….I will share information.
James ROMANS — 168 Lakeview Drive, Streetman, TX 75859
Submitted on Mon Apr 13 15:08:57 EDT 1998

Seeking contact with individuals having knowledge of Lucy WALLEN, daughter of Elisha WALLEN born about 1795. Or others with knowledge of a Lucy WEDDLE who was listed as 76 years of age (born Tennessee) in the 1870 Washington County Indiana Census. She was living with Elisha WEDDLE. I am wondering if the two Lucys might be one and the same
Gordon Weddle
Submitted on Sun Apr 12 21:08:31 EDT 1998

Researching family of William COPE/Margaret BAKER in Hawkins Co. Any help with Margaret’s family?? Have descendents/will share.
Denny Cope
Submitted on Sat Apr 11 08:35:01 EDT 1998

Need parents of Elizabeth Ann HAYNES b. 1815 in Tenn. m. William Hoyle BRAGG 1833 in Hawkins Co. Tenn. Went to Randolph Co. Ind. Is Druey HAYNES her father?
Ann Farnsworth — Rt. 3, Box 166, Fairfield, TX 75840
Submitted on Fri Apr 10 23:50:47 EDT 1998

Searching for any information on John M. LOUGHMILLER married to Sarah B. GILLENWATERS on 10-20-1846 in Hawkins County. They had a son Lafayette. Would like info on other siblings, parents, dates, etc.
Submitted on Fri Apr 10 10:49:30 EDT 1998

Will of John HAMBLIN in 1847 (Hawkins Co) lists wife Margaret ____ (she died 1854); children: Elizabeth (m Isaac BISHOP), Samuel, Susanna (m Samuel CHESTNUT and also ___ MORRELL), Sarah (m John W BISHOP) and John. Children of Sarah HAMBLIN/John W BISHOP: Louisa Mariah (m Green HOLLAND), Minerva (m Jesse FOREMAN) Elizabeth (m Stephen P SNEED), Amanda (m (Russell C PHIFER), Martha (m Rev. Wm MONK), Sarah (m James DYSON) and John J (m Elizabeth BASSETT). Seeking any info on the above or their collateral lines.
Amy Bishop — 10559 Pineview Circle, Keithville, LA 71047-9551
Submitted on Fri Apr 10 07:54:15 EDT 1998

Jeremiah Cloud Pelletier, b Mar 1852, and his wife, Mary Wood, b Jan of 1855, were living in Sullivan County, TN during the 1880 and 1900 census. My grandfather, James Matthew Peltier was their son. I would like to found out if they died in Sullivan County and who Mary’s parents were. Also, have also heard of a family union between James Carl Pelletier and Julia Churchwell. I would like to find information on them also. Will exchange.
Joyce C. Wicks — 5333 7th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Submitted on Thu Apr 9 21:43:19 EDT 1998

I am looking for a connection between SOLOMON SIZEMORE and SOLOMON JOHNSON. Solomon Johnson lived with Solomon Sizemore as a child in 1870 and lived close to him later. Have recently discovered that Solomon Johnsons full name was SOLOMON SIZEMORE BRIGMAN JOHNSON.All information we have found says that ANDERSON JOHNSON and MAHALA ROBERSON/ROBISON were the parents of Solomon Johnson. Can anyone help us with this puzzle?
Paula Johnson — 6142 N 350 E, Alexandria, IN 46001-8877
Submitted on Thu Apr 9 17:14:30 EDT 1998

I am seeking information on the parents of Zebidee Presley, born about 1815. I believe that he was born in N.C.. His wife’s name was Margaret (nickname Peggy). I am a direct descentdant of his youngest son Thomas. I also believe that is was either the son or grandson of Andrew Presley Jr.. Any information would be appreciated.
Walter R Presley — 6950 46th Avenue North – Lot #47, Saint Petersburg, FL 33709
Submitted on Thu Apr 9 05:56:18 EDT 1998

Looking for information on my HAGOOD ancestors, Arden S. HAGOOD (1839-?); John Wesley HAGOOD (?-1906) and James Stephen HAGOOD (1893-1979)-born Hawkins Co.,TN. Arden Hagood resided in Jefferson County, TN when he enlisted into CSA military unit Walker’s Battalion, Thomas’ Legion, Company G as a Private in September, 1862. His birthplace is given as Hawkins County, TN. About November, 1862 this company became Company H of 1st (Carter’s) Regiment Tennessee Calvary. Arden is listed in 1870 Census Index for Jefferson County. Looking for more information on Arden Hagood, his family and his ancestors, and military service of his unit.
Kathleen Franklin
Submitted on Wed Apr 8 03:40:10 EDT 1998

Need info on the William P. and Lucinda Camp family in the 1850 census for Hawkins Co., TN. I know what happened to them after 1850. Does anyone know anything about them before 1850? William b. abt 1800 TN or VA. Lucinda b. abt. 1800 TN or VA. Willing to exchange info. Alyson
Alyson Crippen — 3118 Grand, , Joplin, MO 64804
Submitted on Tue Apr 7 22:45:09 EDT 1998

Looking for info re: the CAVIN family of Hancock and Hawkins Cos., TN. My ggg grandmother Mary CAVIN, b. 1807, daughter of Anna CAVIN, married Lewis CHRISTIAN, b. 1810, son of John and Nancy SKELTON CHRISTIAN, in Hawkins Co., TN. Believe in the CAVIN line there is Melungeon or Cherokee ancestry. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Doug Powers
Doug Powers — 270 Apple Tree Ct., Apt. C, Columbia, MO 65203
Submitted on Tue Apr 7 22:12:36 EDT 1998

Looking for family and/or parents of Miller (or William) INGRAM b. abt 1800, Hawkins TN. m. Rebecca (surname unknown) abt 1825. Rebecca was born March 15, 1802 in Hawkins TN. Known child: Minerva INGRAM, b. abt. 1830 in Hawkins TN, m. William MANLY in Edgar Co. IL April 11, 1851. Rebecca died in Edgar Co. IL Dec. 16, 1862. Minerva died in KS after 1866. Many thanks.
Paul Manly — 8422 N Gen Grant Wy, Spokane, WA 99208-5866
Submitted on Mon Apr 6 01:24:32 EDT 1998

I am looking for info. on my ancestor John JOINER who is listed in the 1850 Hawkins Co. census. He was born in VA and moved to TN . I am looking for info. on his parents names or his siblings. Any info. please contact me. Thanks,
Laura Orsini — 230 N. Ship Rd., Exton,, PA 19341
Submitted on Sun Apr 5 23:45:16 EDT 1998

Searching for information on family. Believe that they arrived in 1600’s. Surnames – SIMERLY, SANDIDGE, CREASY, BOY; COUNTIES INCLUDE CARTER,SULLIVAN, AND HAWKINS. Thank you!
P.C. Biebel — P.O. Box 38, Royal Oak, MD 21662
Submitted on Sat Apr 4 14:56:48 EST 1998

Searching for Richard MORRISON married Martha Light Hennards.They had several children. My g-gr father, Henry Nelson MORELOCK married Sara Emma Lou RYAN. His mother was Margaret Emoline MORRISON who married his father John Harve MORELOCK. Sara’s parents are William H. RYAN and Mary C. DUNCAN of Ft Blackmore, VA. Henry’s from Kingsport, TN.Richard and Martha’s last living grandchild was Rosa MORRISON. She was my last contact in 1996. I don’t know if she still around in Fall Branch, TN. 1880 Census showed Richard and family as well as Henry MORELOCK age 17. Any info on these families is appreciated.
Cindy English
Submitted on Sat Apr 4 12:27:08 EST 1998

William PAYNE born c. 1780 in Va. married Sarah MANES/MANAS on24 APR 1804 in Hawkins County Tennessee. In 1827 they bought land inGreene Co. Tennessee, sold it in 1839 to move to Rock Springs, Walker County, Georgia. William died in Rock Springs, Walker Co.,Ga. 25 DEC 1851. Who were the parents and siblings of William PAYNE???
S K Phillips
Submitted on Sat Apr 4 00:44:04 EST 1998

Looking for any information on BENTON, LOONEY and VAUGHAN families, in Sullivan and Hawkins Counties before 1800. Fereby BENTON married William VAUGHAN in Cherokee Nation, she was said to have been daughter of a James or Jesse BENTON and a —– LOONEY. Her mother, the LOONEY, was said to have been Cherokee. Possibly a descendant of Robert LOONEY. A Looney Tol-lem-Tees-Key, a Cherokee, was Fereby’s cousin, probably emmigrated to AR before Trail of Tears. Anyone researching these lines, please contact me.
Eddie Davis — 625 S. Miller Rd., Springfield, MO 65802-5910
Submitted on Fri Apr 3 01:15:07 EST 1998

Hi, I’m looking for any info about my family, my grandfather was James Rufus STINE b. March 5, 1919 in Greene Co. TN. he married April 23, 1936 to a Jessie Thelma MITCHELL b. Oct. 26, 1919 in Hawkins Co. TN. James’s parents were George STINE & Cassie ARROWOOD, and Jessie’s parents were Sarah (Sallie) PITTMAN & Jesse Calvin MITCHELL. James & Thelma had 5 children: Barbara Ellen b. Oct. 17, 1936, James Robert b. June 27, 1938, Kathrine Marie & Mary Kathleen b. April 17, 1944, Gerald & Geraldine b. Feb. 11, 1945 , Dorothy Elizabeth b. Nov. 26, 1948. If anyone has any info Please let me know. Thank you.
Patricia Henson — 1938 S. Courtland Ave., Kokomo, IN 46902
Submitted on Thu Apr 2 10:27:34 EST 1998

I am looking for any information on Obediah GOODMAN. He, at one time owned some land along the Clinch River. He died prior to 1839. Need to know of any of his children & brothers & sisters. Thank You
James Goodman Jr.
Submitted on Wed Apr 1 19:22:54 EST 1998

Looking for siblings or parents of John HOLLAND. b. 1798 in VA. lived in early 1800’s in Hawkins til 1845 when he moved to Clay Co. KY. He was married first to Malinda ? and then in 1833 married Margaret, “Polly” Bolling/BOWLING. If you have a Holland connection in Hawkins or surrounding area, please see if you might have a connection.
Steve Hollen
Submitted on Wed Apr 1 13:51:50 EST 1998

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