I am searching for the ancestors of HENRY HARGROVE(my grandfather). He married OVA WELLS and they lived in Giles county and just across the line into Alabama, at veto, Alabama sometime around the early 1900's. I know his mother was CYNTHIA BEAL ROCHELLE; OVA WALES' mother's maiden name was CANUPP (maybe spelled CANUP of CANNUP)
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I'm looking for any information on Thomas Franklin Myers/Meyers....parents, siblings, etc. According to his son's, Samuel Henry Myers, death certificate, Thomas was born in Pulaski, Giles County Tennessee in 1848. Thomas was in Pulaski Co., Arkansas in 1876 when he married Mary Maranda Glover. The family lived in Saline Co., AR until 1909 when they moved to McCurtain Co., OK. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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Submitted on Mon Dec 27 19:31:06 MST 1999


Need information an Alexander Thornton, b. 1833 TN, who married Spicy Carter, b. 1831 TN, and lived in Lawrence and Giles County, TN. Their children were Eli J., Berry Newton, Will Ellik (believe this to be William Alexander), Jim Sam, and Sallie F. (my gg-grandmother). Sallie's two children were John Edward and George Wesley Thornton. John moved in adulthood to Mt. Pleasant, and George stayed at Thornton family farm in Giles County, Mucklebranch Road off Weakley Creek Road. He married Laura (Maggie) Riner, daughter of Albin Riner and Daisy Crumley. Maggie and George Thornton were my grandparents.
Betty Thornton Jones -- 154 Reidsville Rd., Clyo, GA 31303
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Submitted on Wed Dec 22 21:51:08 MST 1999


Looking for information on Austin SURLES.
Steve Surles
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Submitted on Wed Dec 22 21:14:35 MST 1999


Searching for information concerning Newton Hall and family. Newton and his wife, Phamy (Famy, etc) are found on the 1870 census along with a 5 month old daughter, Mary. We are looking for the parents of Newton and believe that they were also in Giles county. 1n 1870, Newton is listed as being 22 this is pretty close. If you have any information or are researching this line, I would love to share information. Thank you.
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Submitted on Mon Dec 20 07:07:07 MST 1999


My name is Rick Edward Strickland, my grandfather was Hugh Edward Strickland, my great-grandfather was Gordon Edward Strickland. I need any information even so slight as Gordon Edward Strickland's wife's name. Nobody in my family knew, my grandmother before she died said it was kept secret because she was a Cherokee woman.
Rick Strickland
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Submitted on Sun Dec 19 19:51:48 MST 1999


My ggrandfather was born in Pulaski, Tn. His name was Edward Hezekiah Ellsworth CURTIS B 15 Aug 1855 or 1858 d 1933 in OK. He married my ggrandmother Clara Lightfoot KING in AL 23 Dec 1880. They had 9 children, some born in Madison Co. Al and some in Tx. They settled in southwestern, Ok. Their oldest child was Willard Presley CURTIS, my grandfather. Any info would be helpful. There may have been HILLs, JOHNSONs or MILLERs in the family.
Judy Curtis Jackson
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Submitted on Fri Dec 17 20:34:34 MST 1999


I am looking for any information on Charles Cates who married Mary Adele Smith (b. 1847). Their children include Mary Emma Cates (11/22/1876-12/23/1963) and Myrtle L. Cates (12/24/1889-03/22/1916). Mary Smith was the daughter of Matelda Jane Davis (b. 1829 Tn.) and Gaines Chism Smith (02/22/1822 Tn.-04/19/1908 Al.). I would appreciate any help. Thanks.
Gloria Barnett
-- 345 Main Street, Franklin, TN 37064
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Submitted on Wed Dec 15 19:02:26 MST 1999


I am trying to locate any information on William CLARK, my husband's Gr-Grandfather. His son, also William "Rufus" CLARK, stated that he was born in Giles County, TN and this is all of the information we have, other than that he had three children. Thanks in advance.
Gladys O'Brien Clark
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Submitted on Tue Dec 7 22:40:31 EST 1999


Iam looking for the marriage records of Joseph Davis SHUBERT and Agnes V. PERRY, who were married in Giles Co on March 1839. Thanks for any help
Dwight Shubert
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Submitted on Tue Dec 7 15:24:55 EST 1999


I am looking for descendents of James Lock(e) and Lizzie Hill who were married in Lincoln County 10 Jun 1874. Anyone connected and have info on our family?
Kaye Sass -- 4622 W. Ballast Pt Blvd, Tampa, FL 33611
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Submitted on Mon Dec 6 20:29:51 EST 1999


I am looking for information regardin ancestors of Henry Clay COOPER. Also For PINKELTON.
Sheila Varga
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Submitted on Mon Dec 6 17:09:31 EST 1999


I am looking for information on John Allen WELLS and Hannah LIVINGSTON who lived in Giles Couny about 1800-1810. Their children included Joseph Morehead Wells and Levi S. Wells. At one time I had an 1810 (?) census report that showed this family in Giles County at this time. All help will be appreciated. Steve Adair [email protected]
Steve Adair
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Submitted on Fri Dec 3 17:31:39 EST 1999


Searching for Nancy HARMOND in Giles Co. 1850. Three boys,Henry,Thomas and William.Also living with a Sara(h).
Jean Harmon
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Submitted on Fri Dec 3 13:09:37 EST 1999


Andrew BEATY was married to Leah PHILLIPS on December 26, 1872 and together raised a family of 9 children in Elkton, Tennessee, Giles County. We are very interested in learning about our heritage since we are of the African descent. Since we have never visited Giles County, we are looking for the some history of African Americans in the County such as the churches, schools, and graveyards, sharecropping, etc. as we are planning to visit to learn more about our grandparents and their family. We need a small introduction along with directions and/or maps as to where we should start once we arrive. Thank you for your kind consideration. Russell and Emeline Batey
Emeline Batey -- 23 Debra Drive, Portsmouth, RI 02871
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Submitted on Wed Dec 1 14:28:20 EST 1999


I am trying to find any records on any McCarleys, McCearlys, or McCearleys in Giles Co. I have found with much delight the 1812 tax records of Giles County that show Thomas and Joseph McCearly. Has anyone seen these men or any other of the families named above in any other Giles Co records?
-Robin McCarley
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Submitted on Fri Nov 26 20:23:21 EST 1999


My great-grandfather's name was William FITZPATRICK.
Ronnyka Fitzpatrick
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Submitted on Wed Nov 24 09:49:17 EST 1999


I am looking for information on Alexander BALLENTINE and his family who were slaves on the Andrew BALLENTINE plantation at Pulaski, Giles County. Oral history says that Alexander was born in Virginia Ca., 1825, and was brought to the Andrew BALLENTINE plantation as a young man. He married Lucinda ___?___ on the plantation Ca., 1845-1846. Their children were: Cage (1846), Jackson (1852), Anthony (?), Rhoda (1860), Jane (1861), Calvin (1865), and Minerva (1867). Alexander died on the plantation Ca., 1867-1869. The family remained on the plantation until mid-1870s, when Lucinda and the family moved to another plantation owned by the BALLENTINES in Panola County, Mississippi.
Milton Hines
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Submitted on Sun Nov 21 22:53:44 EST 1999


I have searched the census images for giles county tn. 1880,1910, and part of 1920 with no luck finding my grandfather and grandmother, ellis WHITE and mattie GORDON or GARDEN. my father's name was ellis WHITE,jr. I got my grandparents names from my father and one of his brother's death certificates. they both died here in louisville, ky.
Amanthus H. Davis
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Submitted on Sun Nov 21 04:16:08 EST 1999


I would like to get in touch with anyone who has info on Daniel Haston b. 1735 in Holland and died 1826 in Van Buren Co TN. I was told by a friend that someone from Giles Co. contacted her about a family reunion and stated that he had info on this Daniel. Please contact me if you read this. Sherry
Sherry Mirkovic
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Submitted on Fri Nov 19 08:02:01 EST 1999


Giles County WOODWARD Family Seeking information on John WOODWARD born 1805 NC. Son of Dempsey WOODWARD 1761 Brother of Thomas WOODWARD 1788 Have 1850 census information Showing WOODWARD children to be James, Malissa, John R born 1832 N.C. Harriet, Thomas , Richard F, Josiah Pleasant, Juliett B., Sarah J, Frances (Fanny ) Pinckney F.
j. High -- P.O. box 77, Shirley, AR 72153
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Submitted on Thu Nov 18 09:47:40 EST 1999


I looking for any information on Peterson's living in Giles County. My father's name is Edward Peterson, his father was Austin Peterson, there are also a Cliff and Nathaniel Peterson.
Christine Peterson
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Submitted on Wed Nov 17 11:49:04 EST 1999


I am looking for information about the William Alexander Patteson family. I was told they left SC and where in Giles co. for awhile before moving onto Limestone Co. Alabama. I feel several members of his family married in TN John A. Patteson, Alexander Patteson. I would appreciate any info anyone might have that relates to this family. Thank you
Edna Burkhalter
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Submitted on Tue Nov 16 17:38:10 EST 1999


i am looking for my family history and all i have to go on is my great grandmothers name...beatrice GARNER who is currently living in pulaski.
christy matthews
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Submitted on Tue Nov 16 16:44:10 EST 1999


Looking for John Rice born around 1870 need names of parents and his brothers and sisters any information would be greatly appreciated
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Submitted on Mon Nov 15 11:38:26 EST 1999


I'm looking for information on Nathan Hale in Giles County. He died in Giles county in 1832. He was a Rev. Soldier and was granted a pension in 1832. His son Alfred was my GGGrandfather. Any information will be appreciated.
Ernest Hale -- 1621 Parkhaven Dr., Seagoville, TX 75159-2333
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Submitted on Sun Nov 14 23:03:11 EST 1999


I am researching my great and great great grandparents on my mothers side. They are as follows: Simpson H. Weaver married to Elva May Foulks her mother was Sally Barefoot. Simpson S. Weaver married to Louisiana Dement her father was Jim Dement. Simpson S. Weaver was the father of Simpson H. Weaver. Please email me with any information on any of these folks. Thank
Robin Holt
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Submitted on Fri Nov 12 14:44:22 EST 1999


Looking for Parents of Griffin LANE b. abt. 1803 probably in Wake Co. N.C. married abt. 1827 to Elizabeth ANDREWS (Full blooded Cherokee) believe married in TN. Son John (Jack) LANE born in Giles Co. TN. Aug 18. 1838 (Civil War Soldier enlisted July 1861 Co. C AL. Inf. Confederate pension 13647). Believe Griffin's Father Tom or James LANE who came to TN. From Wake Co. N.C>
Roe B. Lane
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Submitted on Mon Nov 8 11:03:27 EST 1999


REED family in Giles Co. My husband's grandfather was William Jennings REED. On records we have his birthplace and date are given as 1851 in TN. No county given. The only REED family I have found in 1860 who has a son William the correct age is a Robert REED in Giles Co. Does anyone have info on the family? His first wife was Josephine. In 1880 they are in Perry Co TN and then they moved to TX. Any help would be appreciated. Ellen
Ellen M. Crawford
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Submitted on Sun Nov 7 19:53:28 EST 1999


Looking for information on Isabella E. Shinn McNally Grigsby. She was born in 1852. She married first to a ? McNally and had one daughter Thersa or Theresa. Then she married John Thomas Grigsby of Giles County TN and they moved to Arkansas. I need information on the parents of Isabella Shinn...... Thanks , Kelly
Kelly Crosby
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Submitted on Sun Nov 7 17:29:07 EST 1999


Hello, I noticed that on the 1812 Giles County, TN tax list is James Reid, Sr. Does any one have any information on him, such as his wife and children? I'm looking for James Washington Reid, who was born in 1829 and thought I just might have a lead here with this. Thanks.
David J. Reid
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Submitted on Sun Nov 7 00:14:52 EST 1999


I am looking for information regarding Bedford DURHAM. According to the 1840 census, he was living in Lincoln County, TN. His sons may include Robert DURHAM, who later meoved to Maury and then Lawrence County, TN, and possibly James DURHAM. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Calvin Durham
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Submitted on Sat Nov 6 11:45:55 EST 1999


I am looking for information regarding Robert DURHAM born around 1811 and married to Elizabeth RIGGS on 13 Jan 1841 in Lincoln County, TN. His father may have been Bedford DURHAM from Lincoln County, TN. According to the 1870 census he was living in Maury County, TN. In 1880 he was living in Lawrence County, TN.
Calvin Durham
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Submitted on Sat Nov 6 11:42:40 EST 1999


I would like more information on Margaret Caroline BROWN who married James C. STEVENSON, son of Rev. Elam A. Stevenson of Giles Co. TN. Caroline BROWN is the sister of General and Governor, John Calvin BROWN. Governor BROWN was the uncle of my ggg-grandmother Elizabeth BROWN of Maury Co.TN. Will exchange.
Mary ( Stevenson) Hulsey
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Submitted on Fri Nov 5 16:15:04 EST 1999


Searching for descendants of Robert & Suzanna JOHNSTON, who lived in Giles Co., TN (District 2) during the 1830s to 1850s. Robert was born 1777 in NC; Suzanna was born 1790 in SC. They had four children:

William, b 1818 TN,
Andrew, b Abt 1820 TN,
Catherine, b 1825 TN,
Sarah, b 1832 TN.

William Johnston married Phoebe (or Phebia) Catherine (b 1830 TN) and had eight children:

Thomas J.,
Nancy J.,
Matilda D.,
Mary Elizabeth,
Melissa M. "Liss",
Josephine "Josie",
Maria Frances,
Martha Jean "Mattie".

Andrew Johnston married Mary Ann (b Abt 1830 in SC) and had nine children:

John Lee "Johnny",
Sarah Ann.

Most of the family had dropped the "t" from JOHNSTON and adopted the JOHNSON surname by 1900. I am a 4th great-grandson of Robert, through William and Maria Frances. If you descend from any of these people, please contact me, and I will be happy to exchange information.
Jerry Johnson
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Submitted on Tue Nov 2 16:02:47 EST 1999


I am looking for information on the ROSS family. My father's father name was Sylvester who served in the Army during WWI. He was born in 1885 moved to Obion Co where he died. I know that he had at least two brothers named John and Sam. My fathers name is William Henery Ross.
William Todd Ross
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Submitted on Tue Nov 2 19:11:41 EST 1999


Looking for info on Manuel Willam WHITE, and Ida Willie HINDMAN
m white
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Submitted on Tue Nov 2 13:12:50 EST 1999