I'm looking for the Suttles family from Pulaski Tennesse, this is the family on my mother's fathers side of the family . I do not have any current information..some of the family is still there
Angelique Moss-Brown -- 510 Franklin Street, Clarksville, TN 37040
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Submitted on Wed Dec 30 22:55:30 EST 1998


I am searching for the father of James Leonard Montgomery b. 1844 in Maury Co. His father died between 1844 and 1850 in Maury Co. James' mother is Mahela b. 1819. Both of James' parents were born in SC. but were married in Giles Co. cir: 1837. Mahela's other children were Exeline b. 1838, Joseph (Josephus) b. 1840 and Rebecca b. 1842.
Johnny W. Caldwell
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Submitted on Tue Dec 29 06:27:54 EST 1998


James William & Mary Sue BEVELS lived in Giles Co., TN where they are listed on the 1900 Census with their children. (Who were the parents of James William BEVELS? The parents of Mary Sue BEVELS were Elisha Green BEVELS and wife Lucinda "Louisa" HOLT.) The children of James William and Mary Sue BEVELS were: Maude B. BEVELS m. Clarence E. FOSTER; James C. BEVELS m. Bell MITCHELL; Tishie Lou BEVELS m. John Calvin FLY Jr.; Leona BEVELS m. Atha Dee MITCHELL; Nishie E. BEVELS m. Isaac " Ike" FOSTER; Verna L. BEVELS m. Samuel B. MOORE; Mary "May" Addie BEVELS m. Cleveland Holt WARREN; Icy C. BEVELS m. Ross A. MITCHELL; Annie B. BEVELS m. William F. PARDON; Eurskin BEVELS m. Stella HOBBS; Elizabeth BEVELS m. Ira "Pete" HOGAN; William BEVELS m. Eliese BELIENS. Need any information.
Joy Danek
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Submitted on Sun Dec 27 22:33:52 EST 1998


My name is Hollis HOLLEY. My Great Grand Father's name was John HOLLY and he was in the Itawamba County, Mississippi census of 1850. He was listed as being born in Tennessee. He was born in 1823 and I was wondering what his fathers name was which would be my Great-Great Grand Father.Is there any one who could help me with this. I am thinking he might have been born in Giles county. Thanks for any help.
Submitted by: Hollis HOLLEY
-- 2001 Lancaster Ave. S.W., Decatur, AL 35603
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Submitted on Sun Dec 27 18:18:20 EST 1998


Looking for information on the family (ancestors, descendants) of John PILLOW, b. abt 1831 TN, who married E. E. (Evelyn Elizabeth or Elmira) SMITH, b. abt 1825 TN. They lived in Giles Co., TN in the 1800's and some known descendants still live in Giles Co. and Lawrence Co. TN. When did they die? Where are they buried? Thank you for any help you can give me.
Joy Danek
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Submitted on Sat Dec 26 03:01:26 EST 1998


Searching for information on William Shook who was buried in Scott's Hill Cemetery in Giles Co. TN. Two daughters: Charlotte Elizabeth m Charles Russell and Agnes Rena m. Davis Owens. Grandaughter, Mary Lula Russell m. Charles Morgan Hagan, Lawrence Co. Tennessee. Son (called "Uncle Fate") was JP in Giles Co. TN. I can provide extensive data on Lawrence Co. TN genealogy for those looking for help in these areas.
Submitted by: Viola Hagan Carpenter
-- 204 Admiral Circle, Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
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Submitted on Fri Dec 25 19:37:41 EST 1998


I am looking for anyone who is searching for Isiah and Celie Hogan, Wiley and Mary (Margaret) Hogan who lived in Giles Co. 1830-1860. Margaret daughter of Wiley and Mary married John R. Richardson about 1850. and Winnie daughter of Isiah and Celie Hogan married Samuel Smith about 1855. These are some of my gggrandparents. I know Wiley and Isiah are sons of David Hogan. Does anyone have any information on any of these people? Any help would be appreciated.
Submitted by: Marjorie Wilbanks, R.N.
-- 781 Dinwiddie Cover, Southaven, MS 38671
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Submitted on Wed Dec 23 23:58:22 EST 1998


I am searching for the brothers of JEREMIAH L.P. JONES. J.F.MARION JONES, JESSE S. JONES, WILLIAM B. JONES, and THOMAS J.L. JONES signed a document in Feb. 1861 in Giles County, Tn. Any info concerning these brothers would be greatly appreciated.
Doris James -- 318 Allen Lane, Knoxville, TN 37920
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Submitted on Tue Dec 22 11:11:12 EST 1998


I am looking for information on Martha Lucinda KERR, b. January 30, 1830 in, I am led to believe, Giles County, TN. She married, in 1847 in San Antonio, Texas, John Wesley DEVILBISS.
Submitted by: Frank Dudley
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Submitted on Sun Dec 20 21:24:27 EST 1998


Searching for information on John Robinson Clark, c. 1810-20, who married Temperance Collins October 22, 1845. They lived in Diana(?) in Giles County. John Robinson Clark was the father of my grandmother, Maggie Isabelle Clark, born in Giles County Nov.16,1865, died March 30, 1947, buried in Medium Cemetery, Lincoln Cty.,Tn.
Submitted by: Joyce Cleveland
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Submitted on Sat Dec 19 11:55:14 EST 1998


Tradition says John C. WHITSETT and his wife were from VA and settled in Giles Co., TN, where they died young. They had 5 sons: Francis/?, Wilson b. ca 1809, Isaac b. ca 1812, Joseph, and John b. ca 1828. A Ben PRICE adopted the four youngest children and took them to Lauderdale Co., AL, where they lived out their lives. Tradition is that the oldest one went to GA where he raised a large family of sons who became railroad men. Any information on the WHITSETT or PRICE families would be appreciated.
Submitted by: Maida WHITTEN
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Submitted on Sat Dec 19 00:37:38 EST 1998


Looking for information on Mose B. MCNEELY and Emmer P. MENEGEE married in Elkton, TN (Giles county)on 14 JAN 1866. Mose born 10 JAN 1840 in TN. died AUG 1918 in Limestone Co. AL. Emmer born 07 DEC 1845 in TN. Died 26 MAR 1915 in Limestone Co. AL.
Tommie Malone -- Rt. 3 Box 199, Dublin, TX 76446
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Submitted on Sat Dec 19 00:26:58 EST 1998


I am a descendent of James H. Taylor b. 1817, who married Lucy Ann Phillips b. 1818, in 1834 in Pulaski, Giles Co. TN, and they had six children: Olivia A., David, Robert, Eliza J., Mary E. and John J. I am trying to find who James parents and brothers and sisters were. Does this family sound familiar? Debra McCann
Debra McCann
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Submitted on Fri Dec 18 22:42:53 EST 1998


I am interestd in any material found about the Peterson family.
Submitted by: Christine Peterson
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Submitted on Thu Dec 17 17:40:50 EST 1998


Looking for information on David W. MENETREE (various spellings MINATRA, MINATREE, MENITREE). My first note on him in Giles Co. TN census 1850, age 54, born VA about 1796, married to Elizabeth ?, about 47 in 1850, born in TN. At that census they had 4 sons and 2 daughters. I'm trying to connect my husband to him and "old" David in Williamsburg, VA. My husband is Charles Lane MINATRA born 26 Oct 1939 in Giles Co. TN to David Winfield MINATRA and Ailene Sumter(sp?) CARDEN, both also born in Giles County. Please write if you can share information. Thanks
Julia SAVAGE MINATRA -- 14866 Versailles Road, Rockvale, TN 37153
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Submitted on Sun Dec 13 23:06:21 EST 1998


NEAL, NAIL, NICHOLAS was in Giles Co. TN. 1816 charged in "an affray" and charge droped as he removed himself from the State. John McCabe was also charged. Where did Nicholas NEAL/NAIL go and who was wife.. was she the former Sarah/Sally WILLIAMS who mar. 1813 in Williamson Co. TN? A Julian Neal/Nail(spelled both ways on doc.) signed the marriage document. Who was he? Did they go to AL.? Any tidbit of info would be helpful. Thanks, Marg.
Submitted by: Marg
-- P.O. Box 920002, Norcross, GA 30010
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Submitted on Sun Dec 13 12:36:39 EST 1998


I am looking for information about David N. Myrick, born around 1807 in Maury Co., TN. I believe he died around 1865 in Giles, Co. He was first married to Mary SWANSON, and later to Nancy BOLT. I am especially interested in any information about the children from these marriages. Thanks for your help! Lauren Nash 1355 Westgreen Blvd., Katy, TX 77450.
Submitted by: Lauren Nash
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Submitted on Wed Dec 9 12:02:14 EST 1998


I am looking for information on Thomas Richard RIDDELL, b July 22, 1794 in TN, NC VA? Married Member JOHNS b about 1818. They lived in the Giles Co., TN area at one time. They had 14 children. Their son, Issac Anderson Riddell, is my line of descendants, but am looking for the rest of their children's ancestors
Submitted by: Debbie Racer
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Submitted on Sun Dec 6 19:18:57 EST 1998


I am searching for descendants of Henry WALKER b. 1746 Lunenburg CO, VA m. abt. 1769 VA Susanna JEFFRESS b.1750 VA. Henry died in Giles CO in 1815 followed by Susanna in 1825. They were the parents of 13 or more children but am not sure how many of them resided in the county. Henry is listed on the 1812 Tax List for Giles CO. He originally migrated to Davidson & Williamson TN Counties in abt. 1797 . I have a list of their children and spouses if you think there might be a connection.
Donna Minke -- P.O. Box 996, Argyle, TX 76226-0996
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Submitted on Sat Dec 5 09:11:21 EST 1998


Looking for MATLOCK and MCCLURE surnames in Giles Co Tn. 1900 to 1920 My people were much like others. Farmers and Farm labors. They traveled through Northern Ala and Middle Tn counties looking for work to feed and house their family. MCCLURE, Robert Polk b. June 1942 in PA. found in Lawrence Co. TN 1865. found Maury Co TN. 1900. died in Lauderdale Co AL. about 1916 no records on him. <> MATLOCK, Littleberry Franklin b. AL 1863 was living in Tn during 1900>1910 Farm Laborer. Will share what info I have.
Submitted by: Denise PRINCE Wilson
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Submitted on Sat Dec 5 07:32:35 EST 1998


Searching for any information on Martin EVANS, B- 9/22/1817 Married Margaret Elizabeth McQUIGG , in Giles County TN, on 10/9/1849 Martin died 2/9/1907 Margaret died 11/11/1844 any information on either and their families would be greatly appreciated.
Submitted by: Thomas L. Harman
-- 3300 Claremont Drive, Midland, TX 79707
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Submitted on Sat Dec 5 01:06:13 EST 1998


Searching for information on the ancestry of May RICHARDSON born abt. 1785, veteran of the War of 1812 from Giles County. He was husband of Elizabeth COX. Died around May 1822 and buried Beechgrove Cemetery. Searching for ancestry -Joseph Albert W. ANDREWS, B 1810 in Giles Co., m Nancy Daniels Richardson 1829. Can you help?
Submitted by: Carol J. Adams-Ramos
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Submitted on Wed Dec 2 00:59:30 EST 1998


** NOTE ** This is an update request for an existing query I have posted under the name of FLIPPIN. I need to change my e-mail address, the new one is included.
Submitted by: Kyle Harrison
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Submitted on Wed Dec 2 14:33:23 EST 1998


Harriet E. ROBINSON and John Thomas HARDIN were married in TN, date and county unknown. They moved to Texas in 1893, and are buried in Panola Co. I am interested in locating descendants of their siblings to share info. John Thomas was born in Giles Co, but I have no info on Harriet.
Lolene G. Newman -- P. O. Box 209, Encinal, TX 78019-0209
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Submitted on Mon Nov 30 01:14:54 EST 1998


I'm searching for the marriage record for Austin/Augustine WILLIS to Arilla DYCHE, 15 Dec 1837. This information is from "The Willises of Virginia" by Maud Potter and "The Gideon Macon of Virginia" genealogy. Neither give locations nor sources. I have traced Willis family members to this area. Can anyone help, please?
Polly Willis Gingold
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Submitted on Sun Nov 29 21:52:03 EST 1998


Looking for info on a Josephus Montgomery b. 1840 in Giles or Maury Co. TN. Do not know his fathers first name. The father was born in SC. and died circ. 1845. Josephus's mothers name was Mahela b. 1819 and later remarried circ. 1847 to a William Edwards. Josephus had three siblings Exeline b. 1838, Rebecca b. 1842, and James Leonard b. 1844. According to the 1850 census, the four children kept the last name of Montgomery. James Leonard Montgomery was my g-grandfather who came to Texas in a wagon train after his service in the Civil War.
Johnny W. Caldwell
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Submitted on Sat Nov 28 17:50:37 EST 1998


Searching for George Patton BAILEY born 1834,died 1909 ,Married Susan P.E.DALY,daughter of Edward DALY. both are buried in Limestone Co.Ala. Vetrans questionare list Georges birthplace as MtPlesant TN.Is there a MtPlesant community in Giles Co.? Also looking for C/W service record
Submitted by: Kent Blanton
-- 319 Moncrief Av, Goodlettsville, TN 37072
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Submitted on Sat Nov 28 14:36:57 EST 1998


I'm researching John,James & Margaret FOSTER, (brothers & sister). James Foster's 1st Wife Mary BURRIS, & his 2nd wife Rebecca ROGERS. As yet I have not found out who John was married to. This would be in the 1811 to 1820 time frame. In Giles Co. I'm researching the decendants of Margaret Foster she married Archabald Strickland in 1823 in Lawrence Co. TN, later they settled in Giles Co. TN
Submitted by: J.R. Foster
-- 2147 E. 350 N. St., Saint George, UT 84790
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Submitted on Sat Nov 28 12:47:09 EST 1998


Searching for descendants of JORDAN DENNIS and second wife ? lst wife was TENNIE SHADWICK was in Giles Co., in 1920 He had these children by 1st wife James William Arlo, J.D., Earl Alonzo, Maggie, Thelma Ruth, Bessie and Lily May any help appreciated
Submitted by: Jean Dennis
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Submitted on Fri Nov 27 21:15:02 EST 1998


I am researching these families who came from Burke Co, NC around 1820 to Giles and surrounging Counties. They are all children of Martin DAVENPORT who d 1815. sons Martin, Jr., Robert and Abner. daughters Hannah (Thomas)COLE, Mary "Polly" (John)HOPPER, Elizabeth "Betsy" (Thomas)BROWNING and Nancy (Gilbert H.)WHITE. In addition, other BROWNING family members and Gilbert White's father Benjamin and others came too. Some Gambill cousins are on census. If you have any information about the deaths of Robert or Abner (said to be Giles before trhe 1840 census)or Martin Davenport's widow please advise. I know some of the family moved on to MO, but many stayed. Thanks.
Submitted by: Elaine Steere
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Submitted on Thu Nov 26 23:30:45 EST 1998


JOHN ROSS (b. 1758 Mecklenburg Co, NC) married to Margaret ?. This man was in the Revolutionary War in NC. and received a pension. He died on 3 January 1846 in Giles Co, TN. John and Margaret were in Wilkes/Elbert Co, GA by 1786 WITH a ROBERT ROSS.
They were in Williamson Co, TN by 1805 and John Ross settled the estate of JOSEPH ROSS in 1816. In 1822 JOHN ROSS bought land in Giles Co, TN.
The 1820 Giles Co, TN census lists several ROSS families including a JOHN, JR. and ROBERT ROSS.
The known children of JOHN and MARGARET ROSS were:
JOAB, JANE, ELEM S., PRESLEY D., and GEORGE B. There may have been a JOHN, JR, and JAMES . ROBERT could have been JOHN'S brother. JOAB married MARGARET TUNGETT, JANE married WILLIAM P. MOORE, PRESLEY married JANE CAROLINE HANNAH, the wives of ELEM S. and G.B. are unknown.
ROBERT ROSS signed a petition with JOAB ROSS in TN in 1812.
Pat Evans
-- 405 Prestwick Court, Nashville, TN 37205
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Submitted on Sun Nov 22 08:33:58 EST 1998


Any information on my Grandfather Lucius A. MCMURRAY. Born 1837 in Shelby Co. and enlisted in Capt. Jim Rivers Co. of Col. Holman's Partisan Rangers 1861
Jillenne M. Perez
-- 1688 Piper Pl., Tracy, CA 95376
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Submitted on Sat Nov 21 22:01:57 EST 1998


Looking for Jesse Martin Glasco, born Giles County, TN 12 May 1818. Cannot link to a father's name. Married in Upshur Co, TX in Dec, 1846.
Submitted by: Mary Glasco Hawkins
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Submitted on Wed Nov 18 22:08:34 EST 1998


I am researching ABRAHAM (ABLE)BIVINS who died in Giles County, TN. He married MARY POLLY COCHRAN who also died in Giles Co, TN. I only know of two of their children: ALY (ELY) BIVINS b abt 1823 married LEWIZE DOGGETT in 1843. He died about 1892 in Giles, TN.; MILTON BIVINS b abt 1826. I would like to know when he died and what the names of their other children are.

Also any information on ELIZABETH BIVENS b 24 May 1803 married LEVI COCHRAN 14 Feb 1822 died 7 Jan 1873 Mt Carmel, Marshall Co, TN. I would like to know the names of their children.

Thank you,
Wilma Linder
Submitted by: Wilma Linder
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Submitted on Wed Nov 18 18:08:38 EST 1998


Searching for info on Ben(?) SMITH and wife Elizabeth married about 1855 in Giles Co TN. Three children: one died at birth, son Cory died in early childhood, Martha born 1861 married James M. GILLASPIE and moved to AR and later to TX.
Submitted by: Barbara Lancaster
-- 3008 Vassar Drive, Irving, TX 75062
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Submitted on Sun Nov 15 22:14:04 EST 1998


Need info on descendants and ancestors of Dick & Marjorie (STUTZ) DAVIDSON married abt. 1840. Resided in Giles Co TN. Daughters were Martha (Mrs. Josiah COLE) & Permalia Jane (Mrs. Presley HARRISON) both born between 1845-55. There may have been more children
Barb Lancaster -- 3008 Vassar Drive, Irving, TX 75062
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Submitted on Sun Nov 15 22:09:23 EST 1998


I am searching for any information on:
D. ABOUT 1868, TN.

Milton's father was, David Erwin, son of John Erwin. They migrated to Giles co. from the Carolina's in the early 1800's. I will include some more of what I have, in hopes that someone can make a connection. Would love hearing from some of the Erwin clan that is still in the Giles county area.


Submitted by: Bill Erwin
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Submitted on Sun Nov 15 13:53:55 EST 1998


I'm looking for information on the parents and siblings of Quintella COMPTON, b. ca. 1814-d. 1850's Giles Co. TN. Her parents were Berryman C. COMPTON and Eliza Jane HAMBRICK. Quintella married William BAILEY, son of Richard and Elizabeth MELTON BAILEY about 1830 and they had eight children: Willis Anderson, Elizabeth Jane, John Martin, Thomas B., Berryman W., James E., Martha Ann, and William S. BAILEY all born in Giles Co. I would appreciate any COMPTON or HAMBRICK family information and will exchange research with anyone researching any of these lines.
Dave Harper
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Submitted on Sun Nov 15 13:31:18 EST 1998


FRANCES REID -- 1211 CO. RD 216, WOODVILLE, AL 35776
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Submitted on Sun Nov 15 09:04:15 EST 1998


I am searching for the family of Henry T. KERSEY, born GA ca. 1845 Mar'd Sarah E ? abt 1867, she was born in TN 1850 their children were William E.(my ggrandfather) born 1869 in Tn (Giles Co),Minnie Zenia and Dora. per 1880 census Shelby Co., TN. They moved to Grayson, Co., Tx at least they were listed in the 1900 census TX. Any info would be appreciated.
J. Hancock
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Submitted on Sat Nov 14 01:17:48 EST 1998


I am searching for Elizabeth MARTIN a single lady or widow who had three children, Wade H., Alice, & George. She lived in Morristown between 1880 to 1900. She lived in Hancock Co. before moving to Morristown. I have a GAR Moody Post of Morristown ribbon, which indicates she had belonged to this organization. Wade H. MARTIN moved his family w/5 children from Morristown in about 1903 to Kansas. My mother was a daughter of Wade & Alice GREEN MARTIN. Any information will be appreciated.
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Submitted on Wed Nov 11 03:00:39 EST 1998


I am searching for information on a Mary Hannah cir. 1827. She married into the Lovell family and know of only one daughter named Sarah(Sally Minera, who married a James Leonard Montgomery.
Johnny W. Caldwell
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Submitted on Tue Nov 10 03:58:30 EST 1998


I am searching for info on a Sarah(Sally) Minera Lovell b.12-25-1842. Her mothers name was Mary Hannah. Sarah married a James Leonard Montgomery in 1867 in Giles Co.
Johnny W. Caldwell
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Submitted on Tue Nov 10 03:54:44 EST 1998


Joshua PAIR/PARR mar. Catherine MCALISTER/MCALLISTER/ MCCALLISTER about 1828. They were in 1830 Giles Co., Tn. census. Would like to find marriage record. They were next door to PAIR/PARRs whom I belive to be his widowed mother, Sarah HUBBARD PAIR, brothers Henry, Robert, and others. Joshua and Catherine's 12 children lived in KY, ILL, MO, TX, & AZ.
Submitted by: Elayne Pair Gibbons
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Submitted on Mon Nov 9 20:10:09 EST 1998


John MILAM b. 1795 Laurens Cty, SC; d. 1855 Giles Cty, TN; s/o Thomas MILAM & Elizabeth TALBERT (m. 12 Jun 1786 Halifax County, VA). He came to Laurens Cty via York Cty when his grandfather, John MILAM d. Aug 1789 York County. Evidence 1810 Census, Laurens County, SC; Deed Book J, p. 224, Laurens Cty, SC; Laurens Dist. Roll #1923, SC Dept of Archives & History, that Thomas MILAM family still in Laurens Cty as late as 29 Oct 1817. Thomas didn't appear on 1820 Census, Laurens Cty, VA as family started moving west circa 1818. Thomas d. 1823 Bartow Cty, GA. Abt 1818 SC, John m. Mary UNK. b. 1798 NC; d. 1858 Giles Cty, TN. John & Mary, appear in 1830 Census, Franklin Cty, TN; 1840 Census, Coffee Cty, TN; & 1850 Census, Giles Cty, TN.It's believed that sons of Thomas, John, & Coleman MILAM moved to Franklin Cty; joined by Thomas's widow, Elizabeth, circa 1923. This tracks John's first child, Jefferson MILAM, b. 1819/1820 Franklin Cty, TN; d. 25 Jun 1862 Tupelo, Lee Cty, MS. This vertified b. circa 1820 Franklin Cty
Joyce Willhoit -- 4500 North Askew, Kansas City, MO 64117
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Submitted on Mon Nov 9 19:48:11 EST 1998


I am trying to locate my families home in Fayetteville,Tn I have 200 yrs of family tree there.
Submitted by: Anthony BRAY
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Submitted on Sat Nov 7 04:40:51 EST 1998


Am looking for connection to Cherokee ancestors. My ggm was Dulcene Ward married to Looney C. Shelton. Looney was born Feb.13, 1842 do not know date of Dulcene's birth. They moved to Texas around 1885. They moved from Pulaski, Tenn. Giles county.
Submitted by: Joyce (Shelton)Lunsford
-- Route 3 Box 1745D , Nocona, TX 76255
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Submitted on Thu Nov 5 17:07:00 EST 1998


looking for info on john grimes CLEAR and wife winnie JONES CLEAR who were on 1840 giles co. census pg 89, then in 1850 Mcnairy co. tn in 1850, 1860 & 1870 mcnairy co, 1880 sharp co. arkansas. john died by 1900 in arkansas. would like to find names of their parents, or correspond with anyone in this CLEAR and JONES line.
Submitted by: Marsha BURLESON MILLER
-- rt 2 box 90-a, ada, OK 74820
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Submitted on Wed Nov 4 11:41:25 EST 1998


WILSON, Archibald or Archaelous born about 1780 in NC. His wife's name was Mary (given name unknown). Believe they had 3 children born in Giles County; Susan bn. about 1810, James David bn. about 1817, Archibald about 1811. Any information would be appreciated. Also would there be any volunteer that might be able to look to see if Archibald or Archaelous WILSON (WILLSON) had made a will in Giles County possibly between 1830 and 1840. Thank you.
Submitted by: NORMA WATSON
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Submitted on Sat Oct 31 19:16:19 EST 1998


HEZEKIAH D. BEAVER BORN ABT. 1822, had a daughter born 09/13/1851 in Giles Cty, Tenn. Hezekiah died 09/27/1895 in Wise County, Texas. Any have any info on these people?
Linda Stokes -- 1308 Highland, Olney, TX 76374
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Submitted on Sat Oct 31 14:57:03 EST 1998


Elijah Griffin Stovall born 1806, Mary Barnet and how she is related to the Stovalls
Submitted by: Pamela R.Daniels
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Submitted on Fri Oct 30 16:26:39 EST 1998


IRA W. BEARD married RACHEL M. MARTIN 22 Dec 1851 Lincoln Co. On 1860 census they lived in Giles Co. Who were their parents?
Mary Mullins
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Submitted on Fri Oct 30 14:29:15 EST 1998


Researching the family of Zadok WINN born ca. 1799, SC; parents Minor H. and Matilda (BEDFORD); married Elizabeth BRECHEEN, 1822, Maury Co., TN; resided Bedford, Maury, Marshall and Giles counties, TN; enumerated in 1850 census of Giles Co. with wife and seven children; died 1852, Winns Cr., Washington Co., AR; buried Westfork, AR. Chn. - Larkin David, Mary (BRAY), Minor (m. Jane PATRICK), John, James, Selina (SPENCER), Zadok, Arminda, Coleman, Eunice and Jesse Z. N. Be glad to share information about this family.
Bob Saunders
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Submitted on Thu Oct 29 19:52:44 EST 1998


Henry Pully, James Pully, Isaac Vinson Pully
Gladys Pully -- 3910 Cedarbrush, Dallas, TX 75229
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Submitted on Wed Oct 28 22:13:49 EST 1998


I am the great grand son of the subject, I am looking for the birth records, the place of his birth and the name of his parents. His mother died during or shortly after his birth. He was born 2/1/1854. I am told in Tennessee. He married Melisa McGowan in Limestone Ala on Sept 14, 1874.Any help would be appreciated.
James Earl Hutchison -- P.O. Box 8263, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657-8263
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Submitted on Wed Oct 28 17:10:32 EST 1998


Researching Matilda Dodson, age 58, who was living in Giles Co., Tn on the 1850 Giles Co. census with Mahala A., age 22, and Mary E., age 16. Think she was the first wife of John Dodson of Grainger Co., Tn. Please e-mail.
Dianne Erwin
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Submitted on Mon Oct 26 18:43:21 EST 1998


Does anyone have any information on Nathaniel "Bud" BROWN, Clara Jane CRICK, James Anderson (andrew) CROWDER, Mary Etta Brown CROWDER, Ella Mae Brown WARREN, John CROWDER who married Delia DAUGHTRY in the town of Appleton, Giles County, TN.
Lauren Stokes
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Submitted on Sun Oct 25 19:46:28 EST 1998


Looking for info. on Nathaniel "Bud" BROWN married Clara Jane CRICK. They were born circa 1860's. They are the parents of Mary Etta BROWN and Ella Mae BROWN. Mary Etta b. 20 May 1886. Mary Etta married James Anderson (or Andrew) CROWDER 1 Feb. 1905. Mary Etta and James had two children, Haskell Brown CROWDER and Jewell CROWDER (Stoutennnberg) who moved to Orlando Florida during the Florida Boom (1920's). Both Mary Etta and James were teachers who opened the post office in Appleton, Giles County, TN and were postmasters. Ella Mae married Emmit WARREN who was was a family practitioner who later went to LA. and specialzed as an ENT. Ella and Emmit had one son, Robert Emmit Warren who died in his 20's of smallpox.
Lauren Stokes
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Submitted on Sun Oct 25 19:34:20 EST 1998


NEAL/NAIL, Nicholas was charged in an "affray" 1816 in Giles Co. and had removed himself from the county. He was the husband of Sarah/Sally WILLIAMS. He was charged along with a Mr. MCCABE. Anyone familiar with these family names, I would like to hear from you. Much thanks, marg.
Marg -- P.O. Box 920002, Norcross, GA 30092
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Submitted on Sun Oct 25 16:22:48 EST 1998


Can someone advise me what happened to JOHN JOHNSON b. 1881 Giles County, Tennessee? He was the son of THOMAS JOSEPH AND SARAH STORY JOHNSON.. Giles County Census Record - June 23, 1900 states JOHN JOHNSONwas born July 1881 and that he was born in Tennessee. At that time he was shown as living with his father, THOMAS JOSEPH JOHNSON, and the second wife of his father, ARMENIA ELIZABETH (LIZ) SANDUSKY. Also living in the household was his brother, JAMES ROBERT JOHNSON. John nor his brother, James Robert, were living in the household in 1910 - Giles County, Tennessee, Census 1910 April 23 - 26 - location was shown as 8th CD - Indian Creek Road Obit for THOMAS JOSEPH JOHNSONwho died in 1932 states that he was survived by seven sons and one daughter which tells us that this JOHN JOHNSON predeceased his father. Any information anyone can give me re this JOHN JOHNSON would be much appreciated.
">MARIE EVANS DAVIS-MCQUEEN -- P. O. Box 375, Bon Secour, AL 36511
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Submitted on Sun Oct 25 15:21:01 EST 1998


Looking for William and Elizabeth Conner White who came from NC and lived in Giles County for "two crops". Then moved to Hardin Co. TN. early 1800's.
">Joyce Jones
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Submitted on Sat Oct 24 22:19:13 EDT 1998


Looking for information on the John and Jonathan PLOWMAN families that appear on the 1820 census for Maury Co. and 1830-1840 census for Giles Counties. Do you have a female ancestor who married a PLOWMAN? - Sherry
">Sherry Ohm
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Submitted on Sat Oct 24 09:15:51 EDT 1998


William Anderson ADKINS was born in Giles County, Tn. He married Amanda Epps in Ms. in 1844. His parents are James ADKINS & Elizabeth BURGESS. I know nothing about his parents or Amanda EPPS. Anyone having information on them please let me know.
">Marilyn Rutledge -- 609 Banks Drive, Pevely, MO 63070
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Submitted on Fri Oct 23 23:56:39 EDT 1998


Looking for info on "Jackson Gilmore Dean" of Giles County. He lived near Puncheon Branch, possibly Minor Hill area. This would have been in the late 1800's or early 1900's. He was murdered in this area also. Possibly between 1920's and 1930's.
">Elizabeth Spinnie
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Submitted on Fri Oct 23 21:15:31 EDT 1998


I am seeking information on Sebern HILL and Henrietta CUNNINGHAM who were married in Giles co. on Oct.22,1835. Who were their parents and children, and what happened to them after their marriage. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Submitted on Fri Oct 23 10:59:10 EDT 1998


I am looking for information on my Arnett line Thomas Arnett was married to Jane Harden We have always believed this line contained a Indian Anster. Please is anyone has information on a ARNETT surname email me.
">Cindy -- 910 Pamela Dr., Kinston, NC 28504
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Submitted on Fri Oct 23 00:48:08 EDT 1998


Looking for genealogy information 1870-1927. Josh COLEMAN, one of sons named Talmadge. Thanks
">T.H. Coleman -- 9410 Pitch Pine Drive, Shreveport, LA 71118
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Submitted on Thu Oct 22 22:16:45 EDT 1998


In search of Jack and Charity TAYLOR. They had five sons supposedly all born in Tennessee. David born about 1839, Harper about 1841 or 43, Andrew, Henry, and Robert. Jack (born in Georgia) might have died in Tennessee. Charity (born North Carolina) and sons were listed on 1850 Giles County census then listed in Pope County Arkansas in the 1860 census. Trying to find parents of both and maiden name of Charity.
">Glenn Woodward
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Submitted on Thu Oct 22 00:17:05 EDT 1998


Researching John and Matilda Dodson/Dotson who lived in Giles Coulty, Tn. in the early to mid-1800's. John was born about 1795 in Va. to Samuel and Sarah Dodson. Please e-mail
">Dianne Erwin
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Submitted on Wed Oct 21 21:49:26 EDT 1998


I am looking for the SPROUSE's that lived in Giles Co. There was James Pickney Sprouse and William Sherman Sprouse that have some people still living there. There was also Sprouse's that came out of Miss.lived there.I have for years tryed to get thir kin but unable to.Would exchange material. George Sprouse,Rt 1 Box 281,Dunlap,Tenn.37327
">George Sprouse
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Submitted on Wed Oct 21 17:26:49 EDT 1998


Looking for information on WILLIAM E. DUNGEE b.1832 in Giles Co. or Cocke Co. to CHARLES AND NANCY(LANE)DUNGEE/DUNGEY. HE WAS A PERSON OF DARK COLOR.
Jacquie MacWilliam
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Submitted on Wed Oct 21 13:56:29 EDT 1998


I am attempting to locate HAMLIN family researchers of Virginia andNorthCarolina. I have the following HAMLINS who intermarried or signeddocumentswith my WRENN family of Person County, North Carolina in the late1700's andearly 1800's: William HAMLIN, Nathaniel HAMLIN, Mary HAMLIN, JohnHAMLIN andhis daughter, Leatha Ann HAMLIN. I have been told that an Ann HAMLINsettled in Giles County; and that her brother was the source of thetown of HAMLIN in Giles County. I would appreciate hearing fromanyone whoseems to recognize the possibilities.Best regards,John FoxWinston-Salem, NC
">John B. Fox
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Submitted on Mon Oct 19 21:07:50 EDT 1998


DEVERS. Looking for information on Charles Devers, father of Mary E. Devers, born 1807 in Giles County. Mary married John Wilkinson. Charles Devers may have been living on Indian land before in opened for settlement.
">Robert Capley -- 755 Arroyo Ct., Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Submitted on Tue Oct 20 01:39:58 EDT 1998


I am seeking information about my great grandparents. He was John P. BURKS (b. 1845,d. 1911). She was Frances Maria Richardson (b. 1848, d. 1899). They claimed to be Black Dutch. I have reason to believe there was a family tie to Giles County although they lived the latter part of their lives in Arkansas and are buried there. Thank you.
">Bob Holyfield -- 492 Parker Avenue, Camden, AR 71701-2750
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Submitted on Tue Oct 20 12:15:30 EDT 1998


Looking for parents and siblings of Mary McANINCH who m. Jordan WHITLEY 16 March 1820. Mary d. 26 Nov 1845. Could her parents have been John and Patsy McANINCH of Giles County who moved to DeSoto County, MS between 1840 and 1850? Jordon's 2nd wife was Lucy PERRY BROWN.
">Pat Rogers -- 11575 Windridge Drive, Pickerington, OH 43147
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Submitted on Tue Oct 20 16:20:14 EDT 1998


Looking for info on Edward O. SHAW, born July 14, 1850 in Ill. died Sept.10, 1913 in Giles Co., Pulaski, Tn. Married Martha Ann (Mattie) PENNY July 14, 1875 in Giles Co., Pulaski, Tn. Edward and Martha had 13 children, 1.Dicey Janie, 2.Jacob Elbert, 3.Joseph Herbert, 4.Joshua John, 5.Laura Lee, 6.Mary Lou, 7. William Reynolds, 8.Marteley Cathrine, 9.George Washington (shorty), 10.Claudious Edgar, 11.Delilah Isabell, 12. Rosa Lee, and 13. Alexander...
">Gary Shaw
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Submitted on Sun Oct 18 15:23:54 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
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Submitted on Sun Oct 18 00:03:13 EDT 1998


This is a correction for query posted 10-6-1996 by Janet Bailey Bryant. It should say that John Smith Bailey and Mary Ann Bentley were there on the 1820 census, They were on the 1830 census of Fayette Co. Tn.
Janet Bailey Bryant
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Submitted on Sat Oct 17 15:06:43 EDT 1998


I am seeking information on James Amos MCCONNELL, son of John MCCONNELL, who married Nancy Selina KNOX February 2,1849 in Giles Co., TN. Miss Knox was the daughter of Joseph C. KNOX (d. 1860 Giles Co.) and Louisa DAVIDSON Knox (d. Giles Co.). I am willing to exchange information on the MCCONNELL, KNOX, and DAVIDSON families.
Patsy Knight
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Submitted on Sat Oct 17 13:44:51 EDT 1998


My grandfather, James Larkin ADAMS, or just Larkin ADAMS. born October 22,1870, possibably in Alabama, lived in Pulaski, Giles Tennessee, where he met and married my grandmother, Sarah Elizabeth SWEENEY September 5, 1897. They had two daughtrs, Alvie May ADAMS and Sarah Elizabeth ADAMS. He was a grocer, owner of a shoe repair shop and maybe a nurseryman in or about Pulaski. He died in or about Pulaski on January 20,1928. I would appreciate any information about my grandfather's roots, his birthplace and his parents.
Jim Bartlett -- 6227 E. 17th Street N., Wichita, KS 67208-1711
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Submitted on Sat Oct 17 08:02:17 EDT 1998


looking for the parents of Isaac A. PRINCE b. March 1824 and Asa PRINCE b. 1826. Believe these brothers were from Bedford Co Tn 1790> 1840. 1850 found in Lawrence Co Tn. Moved through Hardin Co in 1870. 1880 lived in Giles Co Tn. Back to Lawrence Co Tn. 1900 till death 1913. Isaac A. PRINCE is my ggg grandfather. Isaac married Sarah DEEN and Asa married Sarah ?. Any one researching PRINCE from Middle Tn. please contact me. Thank you.
Denise PRINCE Wilson
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Submitted on Thu Oct 15 22:35:57 EDT 1998


KINKEAD:Looking for info on David Anderson KINKEAD(1823-1901)s/o Landon & Frances(Griffis) m Susan Caroline(KLINE) and had following children born in Giles Co TN:Mahala Ann(Haley)WHITLEY(1849-1904)Narcissa(1852-1870)Burrass(1855-)Jeremiah (1859-)Samuel Bonner(1859-1896)Frank(1863-)Mary Elizabeth "Mollie" BYERS(1863-1911).Any info on any of these family members would be greatly appreciated.
Joy L. Burkholder -- P.O. Box 245, Greenville, CA 95947
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Submitted on Thu Oct 15 18:43:16 EDT 1998


I would like information on my great grandfather, WILLIAM JAMES BEARDEN (1854-1902)who married MARY VIRGINIA TENNISON in Lawrence Co., on Jan. 13, 1877. About 1879 they moved to Stoddard Co., MO. Mary (Tennison) Bearden's sister was SARAH (SALLIE) TENNISON MILLER, wife of GEORGE F. MILLER. The Millers were married in Lawrence Co., in 1875 and also moved to MO, later to ARK.
WILLIAM BEARDEN -- 25 Madison Ave., Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
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Submitted on Wed Oct 14 15:55:26 EDT 1998


Matthew GILTON appeared in the 1850 census of Giles Co., TN. He wasb. 1790 in VA. Who were his parents, wife and children?WilliamMASSEY m. Martha Clay WORSHAM and they lived in Giles Co., TN. in1850. He was b. 1828 in NC and died before the Civil War. Who werehis parents?
E. J. Wilson
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Submitted on Wed Oct 14 00:06:45 EDT 1998


Searching for ancestry of David Riley "Bud" PORTER b. 16 May 1864 and died 19 Dec 1941 in Giles County. Wife was Martha "Mattie" Ann FRANCES. On death cert father's name is Henry PORTER, but mother is "Unknown". Any info on my ggrandfather would be very much appreciated.
Billie Porter-Williams
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Submitted on Tue Oct 13 00:39:01 EDT 1998


Looking for information on Vandiver families of Giles County, from the 1800s-1900s. Sally Vandiver is one in my husband's maternal line. Connected family names are Tungett (various spellings), Garrett, Vandiver, Bailey and Hindman.
Lorene Cook Lambert -- 7623 Greenwood Road, Cross Plains, TN 37049
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Submitted on Mon Oct 12 18:00:53 EDT 1998


Looking for parents of Sarah Bailey, wife of Elihu Hindman. Please correspond if you think you have any information on her line.
Lorene Cook Lambert -- 7623 Greenwood Road, Cross Plains, TN 37049
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Submitted on Mon Oct 12 17:29:52 EDT 1998


Is anyone in Giles County reseraching the Tungett, DuBoise or DuBose surnames? If so, please correspond.
">Lorene Cook Lambert -- 7623 Greenwood Road, Cross Plains, TN 37049
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Submitted on Mon Oct 12 17:27:47 EDT 1998


Searcing for info on Nancy Menefee, born 1778 in Lincoln Co. Ky. She is the daughter of William, who came to Giles Co in the early 1800s. Nancy married Benjamin Long in Crab Orchard, Ky. Would like ancestry and descendants of the Long/Menefee family. Norma Rogers
Norma Rogers
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Submitted on Sun Oct 11 13:46:18 EDT 1998


Beverly B. WATSON born about 1800 in VA married Sally LOCK on February 8, 1819; place unknown, but probably Bedford or Giles County, TN. Beverly was the son of Robert WATSON. Sally was the daughter of Alexander and Ann LOCK. After the death of Alexander, his widow Ann married William BODENHAMER. By the 1830's Beverly and Sally were living in Dyer and Gibson County, TN area.
Beverly had at least three brothers; William WATSON b. 1805, John Peddeway WATSON b. 1809, and Richard R. WATSON b. 1815. The father, Robert WATSON may have had a brother William WATSON living in Bedford and Giles County.
I am seeking to exchange information with anyone that might be connected to any of these individuals.
Don Watson
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Submitted on Sun Oct 11 01:07:42 EDT 1998


Looking for connections to family of Henry G. RAINEY b 1786 Dinwiddie Co. VA, mar 1808 wife unknown, d 1856 Hardeman Co. TN. Lived in Giles Co. TN 1818 to 1836. Ch: Hartwell Harrison RANEY b 1810 mar Elizabeth LEE; Thomas Gilliam RAINEY b 1811 mar Eliza ATKINS; Elizabeth RAINEY b 1814 unmarried; James L. RANEY b 1815 mar Lucy SIMMONS; Josiah F. RAINEY b 1816 mar Temperance IRWIN; Peter Epps RANEY b 1818 mar Mary GARRETT; Susan Winafred RANEY b 1820 mar Samuel IRVIN and Richmond Pearson REED; Patrick Henry RANEY b 1823 mar Mary V.? and Susan V.?; Daniel P. RAINEY b 1827 mar Barbara Caroline CARRICKER.
Marynell Bryant
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Submitted on Sat Oct 10 15:59:55 EDT 1998


Ggrandfather Samuel B. Walker b.7/4/1861 Pulaski,Giles Co., Tenn Father Samuel Mother nancy Bell. Would love to find any records or relatives. e-mail [email protected]
Cindy Walker Ruppi
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Submitted on Fri Oct 9 22:48:59 EDT 1998


I am interested in Wiley Wingo m Nancy Jackson 27 Oct 1818 TN. Nancy JACKSON b 15 Aug 1800 TN and their children, particulary Benjamin WINGO b 30 Oct 1833 Giles Co TN who married Francis Jackson b abt 1832/42 TN. Francis may have been married previously to Needham G. or Everett? Jackson from TN. Counties of interest GILES and LINCOLN
Oel Wingo
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Submitted on Fri Oct 9 18:34:02 EDT 1998


HANES(HAYNES), William W. age 34 and wife Nances age 34, with family listed as farming on the Giles Co 1860 census. There were other HAYNES/HANES in the area. Looking for info on this family. They were frm Lincoln Co. Thank you. [email protected] (B.Lucas)
B. Lucas
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Submitted on Fri Oct 9 17:17:03 EDT 1998


Need information on the family of John Smith Bailey and his wife Mary Ann Bentley who was in Giles Co.Tn.on the 1830 Census. He was in Lawrence the 1820's. I am a descendant of their son Samuel S. Bailey.
Janet Bailey Bryant
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Submitted on Tue Oct 6 22:55:15 EDT 1998


I need any information on the surnames of these people. Please email if you have ANYTHING similar to these names. cin
Cin -- 2907 Ginger, Kinston, NC 28504
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Submitted on Tue Oct 6 10:52:50 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
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Submitted on Tue Oct 6 03:40:07 EDT 1998


I am looking for a James Roberson who died in giles Co. about 1815. He came to TN about 1805 with a group from the Carolinas.
Howard L. Roberson
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Submitted on Mon Oct 5 08:14:45 EDT 1998


I am looking for any information on Louise PRYOR. She was born Feb. 14, 1858 in Pulaski, Giles Co., TN. She married Lancaster Tackett around 1879, probably in Arkansas.
Shawna Smith
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Submitted on Sun Oct 4 15:48:39 EDT 1998


I am looking Lucinda Evetts And Grandney Wyatt i know they married in Giles, County ,Nov 19 1852 .Don't if they lived there or not. Any infortmation you could give me i thank you have a nice day.
Diana Doss Mercer -- 4283 Paradise rd, central city, KY 42330
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Submitted on Sun Oct 4 13:09:01 EDT 1998