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August 25, 2001
looking for Sheppard's born in Savannah, Chatham Co Ga. in the early
1900's. The 1920 Chatham Co Census shows ;
aim ( cannot read other letters , maybe Ephrmin) 40 born SC
looks like Joan or Iona) 36 born Sc
cannot read clearly) son 13 born Ga
daughter 8 born Ga
Clarey son 5
daughter 3 1/2 born Ga
1 9/12 born Ga
was Clarence H Sheppard born abt 1922, He had an older sister Lillie
who married a Exley in Chatham Co. and a brother named Frank and a
brother named Clarey Sheppard.
and father divorced when I was young. I know the names of 3 of my
cousins; Myrtle, Russel, and Janice.
with these Savannah, Chatham Ga relatives will be appreciated. Thanks.
looking for information on Hiram Waller , son of Hiram and Nancy
Harvey Waller born 1822 in Bryan Co Ga. He married Sarah Jane Futch on
1-8-1852. By the 1860 Bryan Co census they had 3 children, Marietta 5,
Emma 3, and James1, Sarah Jane Futch Waller remarried to William P
Ennis in 1867. They are listed on the Chatham Co Ga 1870 census with 9
the first 3 belong to Hiram and Sarah Waller. Martha 14, Emma 12, and
The next 4,
born before Sarah's marriage to William P Ennis, are Franklin 9,
Henrietta 8, William 6, and Charles 5, all born before 1866.
The last 2,
Jesse 3 and Ella 1, I know belong to William P Ennis and Sarah Jane
information on these children please email me. I am willing to share
what I have.
January 17, 2001
Am trying to find out who and where Hepsey
Richardson came from and where she md. Jno Gale Deason.
She was b 1790-1800 in 1830 she listed as 30-40 yrs old.
December 28, 2000
I'M WALLACE EARL COOK, MY 3RD GREAT
GRANDFATHER WAS JESSE COOK, I'M TRYING TO FIND HIS FATHER, WHO WAS
PROBABLY JOHN COOK,SR.
IN THE FAYETTE COUNTY,GA. CENSUS OF 1850 THERE'S A JOHN COOK, FROM
PENN. WITH A WIFE MILLEY.JOHN COOK WAS EIGHTY-NINE YEARS OLD THEN.
MAY BE BURIED IN THE SHADNOR CHURCH CEMETERY IN UNION CITY,GA.
MY COOK' S CAME FROM S.C. TO JEFFERSON COUNTY GA. ABOUT 1800. THEN
MOVED TO HENRY COUNTY, WHICH WAS LATER FAYETTE CO. THEN CAMPBELL CO.
IF YOU HAVE ANY INFO ON MY COOK'S , I WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU AND
IF YOU DON'T , I'D STILL LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU!!
December 24, 2000
I am researching my
great grandfather William Jackson Davis. He was born in
Arkansas in 1862. He married Caroline Wages in 1885 in Johnson County
I am trying to find out William Jackson Davis's
fathers and mothers name also.
October 31, 2000
Nancy RICHARDSON married Edward Finch about 1775.
Their son Isaac Richardson
Finch was born in 1780 in Granville Co, NC. Would
appreciate any information about these people or their ancestors.
October 5, 2000
Hi! Do you have any info on Edward
Layfayette Powell? married Lucy Tyson, had 2 children: George
Washington, and Edward, jr.
Edward Jr. lived in Warren, NC.
Tyson was her previous married
name. Husband killed in Civil War.
Thanks for any and all help! Katie.
October 4, 2000
I am looking for Philip McRae's family who settled
in Morven , Anson County North Carolina. The family came to NC in
1780's form Kintail Scotland. His > son, Farquarh McRae moved his
wife and children to Barbour county Alabama after 1840. His
children were all born in Morven NC. they were: Phillip P.,
Harvey, Lillain, Christain, Charles M. thank you.
August 1, 2000
Researching William Richardson b. 1762 VA
migrated to Brittons Neck aea of SC with brother John just aft Rev
War. Married Nancy Roberts. Need VA info and ancestry.
Also Ira Idell Peavy or Levi/Levy Peavy. Ira m.
Emma Jane Holt.
August 12, 2000
I am seeking info. about Martha Richardson parents
and or siblings. MARTHA was b abt 1764.? marr WILLIAM NICHOLSON. Their
dau Mary marr.Barak Norton. MARTHA had a bro AMOS . I found land recd's
in SC and Ga. William Nicholson's will is Pen Dist SC.
I HAVE THE NICHOLSON LINE.
June 10, 2000
I'm looking for information on the family of
Richard Rogers (Rodgers) b. 1822 SC and his wife Mary. They were
living in Anderson Co., SC in 1850. (Census 296 - Eastern) They
were living in Dekalb Co., AL in 1860. Any information on this
family would be greatly appreciated..
June 9, 2000
I Would appreciate anything on this family.
My Great Grand Mother was Elenor Matilda Staley. Married
Bogan Cash Caldwell after the Civil War in about
April 4, 2000
I'm looking for information on my Great-Great
Grandfather, Robert Micajah Powell. He was born in Alabama in 1826
and moved to Texas in 1849. He
was married to Sara Wood, I think that is her name.
March 13, 2000
Dorothy (Garess) Teague
Seeking information the the following:
Descendants of Joseph Garress Maria ? Need information on Birth,
Marriage, Death, Cemetery Records, Parents of both Joseph Garress and
wife, any unliksted children, any
February 4, 2000
My great grandfather was JOSEPH DEAN GARRIS, born
1869 and died 1916. He was in North Carolina and Virginia. he was
married to Minnie Eleanor. I
do not know who his father was. Lynda Jackson Denaro email; email@example.com
September 8, 1999
I am looking for information on my great, great grandparents, Richard Harrell who was married to Matilda Carter- married in 1800's in Tennessee. Their children were Bittie, Richard, Thomas and Ida Lee. Ida Lee Harrell was born August 31, 1867 in TN and married George Richardson in 1889. Any information or inquiries, please send.
September 6, 1999
Theresa Poulin Schoettler
I'm looking for information on the parents (and grandparents etc.) of Thomas H. COOK (b 6 May 1831 in SC? married 1853 and died 11 Nov 1907 in Pickens Co, GA) and his wife Julia Ann BOWEN COOK (born ca 1829 , died 11 June 1905?in Pickens Co. GA). I would appreciate any information regarding this family. THANK YOU .
I am researching my family with the following surnames: WRIGHT and WALLICK (from PA, MD, OHIO, INDIANA), MELER, BEST (from TENN , ALA, TX); LEE, JACKSON, RECTOR , IRELAND (from AR, TENN, SC, MO); TIMMONS, WARD, TAYLOR ,COOK, BOWEN (from SC, GA , IRELAND); MCCLURE, MONTGOMERY, ROBESON, UMSTEAD (from NC, TENN).
Any help would be appreciated. Theresa Poulin Schoettler firstname.lastname@example.org
August 15, 1999
I am seeking information on my ggrandmother, Jennie Stevens, who I believe was born in N.C. I know her family was tied to the Johnson family somehow, somewhere. She had a brother named Stanyarne, who had two children, Johnson Stevens and Polly Stevens. She married Cecil Wescott in the 1800's and lived in Atlanta, GA and Edisto Island, SC.
If you have any Johnson - Stevens info, please e-mail me at email@example.com
If you have any Johnson - Stevens info, please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
July 20, 1999
I am looking for the parents of Francis C. Powell (b.12/25/1801, d.5/12/1850) and the parents of his wife Senna Lake (b.1810?). They occupied central and southern GA (particularly in the area of Forsyth,Monroe Co., GA).They produced 13 children: William Simon Powell, Joseph Lake Powell, John A. (Adams?) Powell, Amanda "M.C." Powell, Emily "E.C." Powell, James Monroe "Mac" Powell, Martha A. Rebecca Powell, Charles Wesley Powell, Susannah Powell, Margaret A. Powell, Eliza Ann Powell, Georgia Virginia Powell and Seany Frances Powell. Also, does anyone have info on the 15th GA Cavalry, particularly Wooten's Company? Thanks, Robert Powell200 Robbins Apt 103Chapel Hill, NC email@example.com
They produced 13 children: William Simon Powell, Joseph Lake Powell, John A. (Adams?) Powell, Amanda "M.C." Powell, Emily "E.C." Powell, James Monroe "Mac" Powell, Martha A. Rebecca Powell, Charles Wesley Powell, Susannah Powell, Margaret A. Powell, Eliza Ann Powell, Georgia Virginia Powell and Seany Frances Powell.
Also, does anyone have info on the 15th GA Cavalry, particularly Wooten's Company? Thanks,
Robert Powell200 Robbins Apt 103Chapel Hill, NC firstname.lastname@example.org
July 16, 1999
I am looking for information on my great-grandfather, Herbert (aka
Hubbard) Harvey Waller. I believe he came to Hill County, Texas from Alabama before 1889. He was born 23.Nov.1864 and died in Texas, 04.Feb.1943. He married Ella Holt in 1889. Would like to find information on his family and siblings. Reply to Schondan@aol.com. Thank you.
July 4, 1999
Carol T. Lee
I am looking for info on Joseph Crosby and Nancy Harris Crosby, parents of James Henderson Crosby born in York Co SC about 1825 - died in Iredell Co NC at age 83.
June 1, 1999
I am looking for my GGG-Grandfather ..Thomas W. Johnson who married Laney or Lanie or Lany Powell in Irwin County on December 22, 1840. Thomas was born in South Carolina and Lany was born in Georgia in Sept. 1819. Their children, James J., Manda E., William Albert, John H., Abagail and Clinton L. were all born in Irwin Co. They moved to Baker County Florida between 1860-1870. Who are Lany Powell Johnson's parents? Both are in the book History of Irwin County. Any help would be appreciated
May 31, 1999
I am searching for info on John D. Rogers born about 1825 in TN and died in 1866 in MS. He married Carolyn Berry bron about 1830 in SC and died in 1860 in Tippah Co MS. It is believed that their families lived in GA where they met and married. Then the families moved on to MS. Their children inculded Jeff Anthony Rogers and John Rogers. Any help appreciated.
May 19, 1999
Seeking and willing to exchange information on Burke Co. Ga.
Rogers(William, Thomas, John). Wm b ca 1802 Thomas b ca1817 John M. b May 23, 1845 Thos Wm. b Aug 7, 1875 John Russell b Nov 18, 1898.Seeking and willing to exchange info on Screven Co Ga. Sheppards.
May 7, 1999
J. T. Rogers
I am searching for the parents of my grgr grandfather. His name was
Elijah Rogers, b. about 1800 Ga. His siblings were Asa, John, Elisha, Duckin F. Elizabeth, and Penelope. This family migrated to Copiah and Lawrence Co. Ms. about 1818. The census records show that all but Elijah were born in N.C. I believe the mother may have migrated with the children but looks like the father was dead at this time.
May 7, 1999
My ancestor John Eidson came to Wilkes county from Virginia. He was married to Juda
Richardson also from Virginia. Their son Joseph Eidson was born in Wilkes county Aug 8, 1804. He married Sarah Ann "duck" Richardson Oct 9, 1826 in Oglethorpe county. They had a son Landers Richardson Eidson, who is my great grandfather, on Oct 22 1840 born in Campbell county.
April 15, 1999
Paul E. Davis
I am looking for information on the Phillips Line. Thomas Phillips Born in 1884 in South Carolina, married Grace Christine Hood, in Fort Scott Kansas. T. Phillips parents were
John A. Phillips and Sophinia both of South Carolina. Information from death certificate of Thomas Phillips. John A. Phillips possibly born in 1828. Sophinia possibly from Orangeburgh South Carolina, unknown maiden name or birth year.
April 18, 1999
I was hoping you may have some information about my biological grandfather, Archie Max RICHARDSON. If so, I would appreciate anything you may have that would help me fill in my very sketchy maternal lineage. This is what I have so far: Descendants of ARCHIE MAX RICHARDSONGeneration No. 11. ARCHIE MAX1 RICHARDSON was born May 06, 1893, and died January 12, 1968 in HIGH POINT, NC. He married ROSILAND HOWELL June 02, 1918 in GUILFORD, NC, daughter of CHARLES HOWELL and LORENA BRETT. She was born June 19, 1892 in HERTFORD COUNTY, NC, and died September 16, 1974 in HIGH POINT, NC. More About ARCHIE MAX RICHARDSON:Fact 1: NATURAL FATHER OF LOIS SCHROEDERFact 2: TOMBSTONE ENSCRIBED WITH: N. CAROLINA, SGT 12 CO, 155 DEPOT BRIG Fact 3: WAS SECY-TREAS OF PIEDMONT BLDG & LOAN ASSN More About ROSILAND HOWELL:Fact 1: THE NATURAL MOTHER OF LOIS SCHROEDERFact 2: A PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERFact 3: HER NIECE IS MRS DAVID HOLMES, CHARLOTTE, NCFact 4: ONE NEPHEW, CHARLES HOWELL, MD, WINSTON-SALEM,NCFact 5: ONE NEPHEW, JULIUS HOWELL, MD, WINSTON-SALEM, NCChildren of ARCHIE RICHARDSON and ROSILAND HOWELL are: i. LOIS MAXINE SCHROEDER, b. September 19, 1918. ii. MAXINE RICHARDSON, b. Abt. 1923; d. Abt. 1935.
Descendants of ARCHIE MAX RICHARDSONGeneration No. 1
1. ARCHIE MAX1 RICHARDSON was born May 06, 1893, and died January 12, 1968 in HIGH POINT, NC. He married ROSILAND HOWELL June 02, 1918 in GUILFORD, NC, daughter of CHARLES HOWELL and LORENA BRETT. She was born June 19, 1892 in HERTFORD COUNTY, NC, and died September 16, 1974 in HIGH POINT, NC.
More About ARCHIE MAX RICHARDSON:Fact 1: NATURAL FATHER OF LOIS SCHROEDERFact 2: TOMBSTONE ENSCRIBED WITH: N. CAROLINA, SGT 12 CO, 155 DEPOT BRIG Fact 3: WAS SECY-TREAS OF PIEDMONT BLDG & LOAN ASSN
More About ROSILAND HOWELL:Fact 1: THE NATURAL MOTHER OF LOIS SCHROEDERFact 2: A PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERFact 3: HER NIECE IS MRS DAVID HOLMES, CHARLOTTE, NCFact 4: ONE NEPHEW, CHARLES HOWELL, MD, WINSTON-SALEM,NCFact 5: ONE NEPHEW, JULIUS HOWELL, MD, WINSTON-SALEM, NC
Children of ARCHIE RICHARDSON and ROSILAND HOWELL are: i. LOIS MAXINE SCHROEDER, b. September 19, 1918. ii. MAXINE RICHARDSON, b. Abt. 1923; d. Abt. 1935.
March 28, 1999
Searching for information on: William Marshall Richardson (1st Lt. / Co. B / 43rd AL Inf. / CSA) Born
1831 & Died 1929 Buried in: Woodlawn Cemetery - Palm Beach County, Florida (No Information on Wife)
February 23, 1999
I am looking for information on my family. My grandfather was orphaned at a young age and we have no knowledge of his past. His name was Robert L. Shepard and was born about 1923 somewhere in Kentucky. He had 3 brothers named Walter, Gerald and Paul. I think he also had 2 sisters, but I do not know there names. I am despertly trying to gain information so that I can tell stories to my children about their heritage. We do not even know our country of origan, or his parents names.
February 22, 1999
I am also researching on Rodgers(Rogers) Sheppard(Shepherd) and Phillips lines. I am looking for Parents and siblings of a Richard Rogers b. 1804 in Kentucky who married Permelia Harris, daughter of Mary Coats and Samuel Benton Harris of North Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee. Am seeking parents and siblings of Harriet Shepherd, who accodning to her daughter death certificate was born in England in 1827. She was at one time in Anson County NC and Married a Noah Davis, son of James Davis. They later came to West TN. Seeking info on Nicholas (Nick) Phillips born in 1780. The family was at one time somewhere in NC..
February 12, 1999
Kellie M. Waller
I am searching for any relatives of my mother and father. Especially my father, his name was Joeseph Benjamin Waller and I have very little information on him. However, I do know that my mother, Betty Jean Cummings of Opelika, Alabama and my father, Joeseph Benjiman Waller of Opelika, Alabama were married June 5th of 1959. My father had brothers named William, Auto and Maurice and sisters named Maggie, Nita, Rachel and Ruth. My mother's father's name was W.D. Letlow of Opelika, Alabama. This is About all I know but if you have or think you have any information in regards to this matter Please email me at email@example.com thank you for any assistance that you may offer.
February 1, 1999
Am searching for any information about James Rogers/Rodgers. He was born in SC in the late 1780's or early 1790,s. Married Fannie Wilburn. One son, L.Noah was born in VA in 1808. Will exchange info.
January 16, 1999
I am researching the names RICHARDSON,ROGERS AND JOHNSON in N and S C. My
mother in law was Gertrude White Richardson b 8/29/1909 in Rock Hill S C. Her siblings were Oscar White,Lila and Buelah. Their parents were Oscar White Richardson b. abt 1879 and Nancy Virginia Johnson (I think born Rock hill S C.) Oscars parents were John Richardson and Jane Rebecca Rogers. John born either Wilmington or Charlotte N C. If anyone connects with these people please get in touch.
December 25, 1998
I'm looking for information on the Cook's from North Carolina, Lincoln co. My David Cook is married to Emaline Goodwin. I'm looking for David's father and Emaline's father, in the 1800 or late 1700.
December 4, 1998
This is very little to go on, but it's all I have. I am looking to find info on my Great great grandmother's line. Her name was Sara Powell. She was called "Granny Grimes", for some reason? I don't know birth dates or places or death info. I do know that she married someone with the last name Graham. They had a daughter Winafred Graham.
b. 11Nov1856. pb. Anderson County, 20 miles out of Oak Ridge TN. She died 28Nov1926. She married Richard Petree. b. 9Aug1856. d. 31Aug1928. Thank you in advance, and good luck to all others!
December 3, 1998
My name is Rory Thompson and I am trying to locate the ancestors of Walter
Turner Sheppard and James Jimmie Sheppard of Union County Arkansas. Any
information that you could pass on would be most helpful. Thank you!
November 14, 1998
Mary L. Ferguson
I'm still trying to find out who William B. Richardson's parent are. I know he was born in 1809 in Ga and married a Sarah Ann Elizabeth Snelling.That is all I know
and I would love to find his mother and father, can some one help? Many thanks.
October 13, 1998
I am looking for a James or William Cook or Cooke that was b. est 1780-90 and he had a son named Alexander Hamilton b,1818 and a dau named Mary. The Cook(e) I am looking for according to tales was born in Va. and he had a rich father that sold all slaves before Civil War and put $30,000 in gold in a Richmond, Va bank. Thanks.
October 8, 1998
I am searching for J. W. Sheppard who was in Georgia around 1836. Any info will be appreciated.
September 25, 1998
My Name is Artiera Shani Mays! I am searching for my family roots from all sides of the family. The surnames to which I belong are Mays, Hughes, Reid, Jones, and Freeman. If any of these names are tied into any ones search I
would be glad to give and receive information with you. Please contact me at the above e-mail address. I am working very hard at piecing together my roots any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
September 22, 1998
Helen Ballard Bumgardner
I am searching for proof of parentage of Zilpha Anna RICHARDSON b. 10 May 1957/59 either Wise Co. or Russell Co., VA d. 22 Feb 1926 Hamblen Co., TN, buried at Bent Creek Cemetery, Whitesburg, Hamblen, TN. Zilpha m. James Matison "Matt" BALLARD 30 Dec 1878 in Scott Co., VA. On the marriage register only first names of parents were required. Zilpha gives her father's name as Patterson & mother as Jamiah. Later a cousin tells me that Grt Grandmother Zilpha lived with her family the last years of her life and that as a little girl she was always told Zilpha's parents were Hopkins Richardson & Mary "Polly" Davis Richardson. On the marriage register the place of birth is listed as Wise County, VA. I have not been able to find any proof of this. Another Richardson researcher tells me that Zilpha was born in Russell Co., VA in 1855. Of course I have not found this proof either. It is suppose to be in the County records. Hopkins was suppose to have been born in NC, Mary Davis born I believe in Grayson Co., VA.
September 22, 1998
I am looking for information on my grandfather William (Willie) COOK. Mother: Catherine Elizabeth ROGERS. Father: ? Henry COOK. They were from the GA, NC, TN areas. They worked on the Railroad. This family relocated to WV around 1918. There William took a new identity of Memphis Ray. This was his brother-in-laws name who was married to Williams sister Dora Bell COOK. Any info on this family would be deeply appreciate. William may have left another family behind when he relocated to WV. We grandchildren's would like to know our true identify and our ancestors. Thank you
August 26, 1998
Looking for information on J. D. (could be Dillard) Sheppard born 1815-16 in Washington Co., Georgia. He died prior to 1860 in Cherokee Co., Texas. Married to a Sara who was born in 1816-17 in Tennessee and died in Cherokee Co., Texas. They had a daughter Elizabeth Sheppard, born in 1845 in Mississippi and died in Oklahoma City, Ok.
Any information will be greatly appreciated and will be happy to share what I have. I have the Wa Co GA John Sheppard family info. The only child born in 1815-16 is Isaac Newton Sheppard. There probably is a related family there. John was born in Anson Co NC. His father is William. I don't know where he was born. Anyone know?I got this from the Mormon Church Ancestral Files on CDRom. We have them at our library. John's wife is Nancy Wicker. I have a Gedcom on her family. It goes way back. This can be sent over the Internet if anyone is interested.
August 22, 1998
. I am looking for information on William SHEPPERD (1780-1828) who married
Elvina "Elvy" ANDERSON (1779-1860) on >02/22/1802 in Richmond County, GA. They were both in Georgia and then
Alabama with Elvy ending up in Gladewater, Upshur Cnty, Texas where she is buried in the Gay Cemetery. Their children
were: Charlotte, Charity, >Elizabeth, William, Lavina, Mary, Elijah, Elisha, Alford, Robert, Allen, and Martha or Elvoia.
I have lots of information to share and would appreciate hearing from anyone researching this line.
August 15, 1998
Searching for the parents of JAMES COOK who moved
from Savannah to Effingham or St. Philips Parish in 1700s. Wife's name is SARAH.
Any help appreciated.
June 18, 1998
Searching for info on Cooks in
Carroll Co. Ga. especially Martha Cook (b about 1835?)
married Luda Holder 11-15-1846 in Carroll Co. Ga. From
the 1850 Carroll Co Ga Census. Henry Cook 27m,Jane Cook
27f, John 3m, Sarah 1 f. From the 1860 Carroll Co.
Ga. Census. Henry Cook 42m, Jane 28f, John J. 12m, Sarah
E. 10f, James E. 8m, Martha J. 6f, Thomas B. 4m, Polly
Ann 2f. Also another Cook Family listed on the 1860
Carroll Co. Census Robert Cook 55m, Ann 46f, Robert T.
10m, Francis M.G. 16f, and Sarah L. Gray 14f. Would like
to know if Martha Cook is related to either of these
June 13, 1998
COOK - Researching COOK/GARRETT's
from Talladega/Calhoun Counties AL. The 1860 &
1870 Talladega Census show Rev Thomas A Cook b 1-11-1812
(Scotland) d 12-30-1895 near Alpine, AL,, m Ann E Mason b
4-14-1814 from Charleston, SC d 5-18-1897 Alpine, AL
buried at Alpine Baptist Church Cemetery. This
listing shows a total of 23 of my COOK family with
spouses and b/d dates. Rev COOK and Ann E (MASON) COOK
had 8 known children R.E. male b 1837, J.J. female
b 1839, William A b 8-28-1846 d 11-4-930 m Nannie H ? b
3-10-1849 d 11-11-1909, Henry Adolphus b 6-7-1851 d
2-24-1914 m 1st wife Sarah A GARRETT b 5-19-1854 d
7-15-1897, (These are my great-grandparents, they were
married 11 Jan 1872 by Henry's father Rev Thomas A COOK
at COL Thomas G GARRETT's plantation), (Henry's
second wife was Ethel Roberts COOK) Mary W female b 1855,
Florence Victoria b 1-31-1890 d 1-25-1970 never married
and Nathaniel Bowen b 10-8-1859 d 11-5-1923. My gggf Rev
COOK was a clergyman and teacher as well as my gggm
Ann. 1860 census lists both from Charleston, SC and
the 1870 census lists Rev COOK from Scotland. My
ggf Henry A COOK and Sarah A GARRETT COOK had 14
children, Claiborne H b 11-6-1875 d 6-14-1928, William A,
Richard Robert nickname Joe, Paul Dhue b 11-22-1884 d
11-8-1936, Beauregard m Janie ? Minerva m ? Hendricks,
Florence V, Gertrude Lagree b May 19885 m 1st marriage to
Lewis/Louis Elston, 2nd George H Ebert (my grandmother
Gertrude & George Ebert from PA, Ann Laura b
7-27-1886 d 1-21-1954, Thomas Garrett b 1872 d 1936, who
the others may be I am not sure and perhaps they may have
been with his second wife. Will share Cook Cemetery
Information. If anyone has an information to share
I would greatly appreciate it!
June 4, 1998
POWELL 1850 AL DeKalb Co Census:
Patience Powell age 37 TN
son: Russell Green Powell b. 1832 AL
son: Lewis G. Powell b. abt 1834 AL, d. 1864 Civil War
son: Elias M. Powell b. abt 1836 AL, d. Love Co.,
son: Michael Bryant Powell b. 1840 AL, d. 1809 Oklahoma
son: George Washington Powell b. 1846 AL d. Oklahoma?
Does anyone know anything at all about this family? The
husband of Patience Powell must have died between
1845/50. Who is he? George is my ancestor and I know that
after the Civil War the boys, at least, started moving
westward, stopping for short periods in Mississippi,
Tennessee and finally ending in Baxter Co., Arkansas, and
Indian Territory, Oklahoma.
Thank you, Hannah Clarice Powell, 3602 Driftwood St.,
Chino Hills, CA 91709; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 20, 1998
WALLER Am interested in
ancestors, descendants, and/or just plain more detailed
info on the following line:
-Col. John Waller
--William Waller, Sr
---William Waller, Jr
----George Waller b. 1703 m. Elizabeth Allen
-----Miriam Waller m. Paul Hoye II.
------William Waller Hoye m. Eleanor Slicer
-------Anne Hoye b. 20 jul 1801 MD
----------m. Dr. Elijah Tracy Bishop b. 27 mar 1797
----------John Hoye Bishop b. 5 jan 1842 Smithsburg MD
------------m. Alice Besore
May 12, 1998
WALLER My grandfather Billy W.
Waller came from Social Circle or Eaton, Georgia. His
father was named Tom Waller. I do not have any additional
information except they came to Irwin County around 1900.
May 8, 1998
Richardsons in SC & GAI'm
looking for the father of David Carter RICHARDSON (b. 22
Feb 1827) Barnwell Dist., SC d. 02 Mar 1902 Gardi, Wayne
Co., GA; m. Cordelia WILLIAMS Abt. 1851, m. Nancy A.
WELCH est. 1870-1875). His mother is Mary Ann CARTER b.
SC, daughter of Jacob CARTER. His children include
Preston Robert, Aaron Riley, James Wesley, Laura America,
Martha Jane Elizabeth, Jeanette M., Railford Absolom,
Lavinia Orenia, David Minaid, Raymond Ashton, Elliott,
and Sarah Elizabeth.
May 8, 1998
COOK, James, Union Co, Ga.Trying
to locate info on this family. They lived in the
household #535 next to my grandfather, LAMBERT CLAYTON
COOK, (household #534) in 1860 Union Co. Ga.census. L.C.
Cook moved the family there from N.C. sometime after his
father's (Henry Cook) death in Feb. 1851 and before 1860
(obviously) James Cook, age 43 b: N.C. with children
named: William age 19, b: Ga. Esther,17, b: Ga.,
Mercilla, 11, b: N.C., Martha, 8, b: N.C., Susan, 6, b:
N.C., Indianna 4, b: N.C.
Any help appreciated.
April 15, 1998
ROGERS. Seeking parents and
siblings of David Rogers (b. c.1797, d. 1845). Lived in
Putnam Co., GA. Married there in 1819, Nancy L. Hartley.
Rumors of Indian and "Spanish" blood. Children:
Elizabeth, Pleasant H., Joseph H., LettaY AA., Frances,
Eliza Jane, Sarah M., Permelia. Will share info. on these
descendants. Hugh Rodgers.
April 14, 1998
I'm searching for the family of
William B. Richardson born in 1809 in Ga. his wife was
Elizabeth or Sarah Ann, don't know what the real name of
his wife, but they had a daughter named Leah J.
Richardson, and I believe the J was for Jones, maybe her
mothers maiden name. Any information would be greatly
April 2, 1998
Searching for ancestor information
on William Richardson d ca. 1805-1881 South Carolina/Clay
County, GA. Married Susan Chatfield (Nov 1827). Brothers
were William Francis, John Thomas, Elijah D., Isaac
Warren, James Jeptha, Elezar Josephous, Moses Thomas.
Sisters were Sarah James, Susan Ann Elender, Susan, Mary
April 2, 1998
I saw your notice to place Powell
queries. I would like to submit the following:
1. Willim POWELL b abt 1816 VA d before 1880 - last
listed 1870 census Rabun Co, GA listed on death
certificate of son, John m BOWER, Annie "Mary"
b abt 1815 VA, d aft 1880 family legend says they moved
from VA to work on bridges
a. Henry POWELL
b. Ann POWELL b abt 1849 VA m William
GALLOWAY b abt 1852
* c. John POWELL b Abt 1852 VA - 1880 Rabun
Co, GA census Warwoman section was a "powder
burner" in mica mine d Richland Co, SC buried
Warwoman Section of Rabun Co, GA
m Mary Jane UNDERWOOD b abt 1849
GA - buried same
*1. Seborn Preston POWELL b 2 Sep
1873 Rabun co, GA d 22 June 1965 Forsyth Co, NC
m Rebecca Elizabeth BLACKWELL b
30 June 1879 Rabun Co, GA, d 12 Aug 1948 Forsyth Co, NC
2. Arie Sue POWELL b 17 Aug 1878
Rabun Co, GA, d 21 Mar 1967 Oconee Co, SC, m Robert
Manuel CHEEK 3 & 4 2 sons who died in 20's, one is
said to be "Fate" probably Lafayette.
March 14, 1998
Seeking info on William Sheppard b
NC? d ca 1827-1836 Screven Co., Ga. ?Dau was Martha Jane
Sheppard mar Christopher G. White Screven Co. Ga. William
Sheppard may have had a son Lorenzo Sheppard possibly
father to Emenet Jackson Sheppard Screven Co. Ga.
I have descendant info and will share. I need ancestry.
Looking for ancestry on Thomas
Rogers b ca 1817-1820 in Burke Co., Ga. I have his
descendants and will share info. Thank you for any help
March 5, 1998
Looking for information on Jefferson
D. STull b. abt 1863 m. Martha A. Powell b. abt 1864.
Children: Elizabeth Fronie b. abt 1864; Arizona Rebecca
b. abt 1887; Della M. b. abt 1891; Lily G. b. abt 1894;
Ora Olive b. abt 1899 and Rosie b. abt 1880. Arizona m.
Nickolas M. Stewart, Fronie married a ? Winters and Rosie
m. a James Chevuront. Lived in Tyler Co., WV in 1900.
Daughters later moved to Marion Co., Harrison Co.,
Braxton Co. and Monongalia Co., WV. Looking for
information on parents and sibblings.
March 2, 1998
I've long tried to locate birth AND
death records for Lafayette AKA Fayette POWELL...who was
born probably somewhere in KY c1860.
The only thing I know for sure - I have the marriage
register - is that the marriage of Elizabeth ['Lizzie']
Rogers and Lafayette Powell was solemnized on 9 May 1881
in Scott Co KY. The bride's father gave consent and
Lafayette was 'of age'.
Their only offspring - my grandfather - Lewis Irwin/Erwin
POWELL was born Mar 1882. Lizzie remarries in Nov 1884
and I have no idea what happened to, or where Fayette
went. I've long searched for either a birth or death
record...so if anyone has any clues about this POWELL,
I'd love to hear them.
February 17, 1998
Searching for ELIZABETH SHEPHERD b
1778 NC or PA. Elizabeth married James Baker ca
1797 and they had two known children. Henry Baker b 1808
VA and Leah Baker b 1812VA. Henry married Mary C.
Privett. Leah married Daniel Henry Short and they
lived in Wise Co., VA. James left Elizabeth 1820 in
NC. She married William Milburn and had daughter,
Nancy Milburn b ca 1820 TN married James Tipton
Short. Nancy & James lived in Pound, Wise Co.,
VA. Elizabeth spent her later years living in the
household of Leah (Baker) & Daniel Henry Short.
When she died she was buried in the Benjamin Bolling
Cemetery, Wise Co., VA, under the name Elizabeth
Baker. Thanks for any info.
February 8, 1998
My grandmother Annie Laura COOK born
in Cherokee county GA in April 1888. She married John
Andrew Cook of Pickens County GA. His family moved to TX.
after 1905 I am also searching for the TX Cooks. My
grandmother had at least one brother George Cook who
lived in Rome GA and 2 sisters Lizzie & Alma one of
whom lived in Atlanta at one time. If anyone could help
me I would appreciate it.
January 17, 1998
Hi, I am searching for information
on Nancy Crosby born 13 Aug 1846 in Tattnall County,
Georgia died 28 Feb 1917. She married George Bath
about 1965. Thanks,
January 16, 1998
Suzanne Walton Ammons
Hi, I'm searching for a Rebecca
(Rebekah) Powell b. 1849 in Wilkes or Lincoln Counties,
Ga. m. Michael John Karnnary (kennarney) d. 1894 in
Wilkes County, Ga. They are both buried Rehobeth Baptist
Church Cemetery, Metasville, Wilkes county, Ga. Her
middle name may be Parnell and her parents could be
Willam and Dolly Howard Powell of Lincoln County, Ga.
January 12, 1998
Dreama Farley Stanley
I am looking for information
regarding Daniel Cook B.1763 CulpepperCo.,Va. died 1823
Pipestem,West Virginia . Married Rosannah Wilhoit d/o
Daniel Wilhoit and Mary Blankenbury on Sept.30,1793. Had
13 children. Am looking for info on ancestors and/or
descendants of this family.
January 9, 1998
Michael E. Cook
My ggrand parents were Riley and
Caledona Cook. When my grandfather was born, Robert
Haston Cook bJan29 1884 they were in New Castle, Alabama.
Grandpa told us that the family had a plantation in New
Castle. He also told my father that the Cook family was
large, 14 or 15 children. Grampa only spoke of one
brother, an older brother Henry. When grandpa married my
grandmother Wilma Bush in Santa Cruz Calif. in 1913
grandpa put on the marriage licence that his parents were
from Georgia. Wilma Bush was daughter of John and Etta
Bush of New York. A gg cousin of my grandmother was
married to Rufus King who signed the Constitution of the
United States of America.
I would sure like to be able to find any decendants of my
January 7, 1998
If any one has some info on the
following please contact me. The familys I am
seeking are Shepard, Hagan, Mikell, Osteen. I am
looking for a Joseph Shepard, father of Margaret Shepard
who married Soloman Hagan in Bulloch county, Georgia.
Margaret and Soloman were the parents of Tabita
Hagan born in Bulloch county. Please visit my
family site for more info. Thanks.
Family Tree by Generation;
Family Tree by Family Groups;
ICQ chat # 4444096
January 3, 1998
Looking for information on these
RICHARDSONS -: Joseph, b. Nov 1854 Ky & Hanna
Jane Johnson 24 Nov 1849. Hannah's family I located
during 1850 in Morgan Co.Ky (father Israel Johnson and
Lavina Little). children: Laura Jan 1872/73;>
Elizabeth Ellen 1874/75; John 1878;Lemuel 29 Nov 1879;
Amanda Mabel 09 Aug 1883;Bruce 23 Jan 1886 all Ky born,
the last two Indiana born were Fletcher Oct 1887 and
Jesse J. 1890.
December 18, 1997
Searching for parents of George.Levi
and James Powell, 3 brothers(according to history book)
who came from NC to Todd Co.KY area in the 1820's. George
md Frances,Levi md. Nancy Brewer and James md.Mary Lacy.
Willing to share what I have on this family in
Kentucky.Does anyone known this family,if need more info
please e-amil me. Thanks!!
December 2, 1997
I am searching for a James H.
Johnson who came from Ga to Texas. JAMES H. JOHNSON b.
1822 Tenn, Catherine, Richard, Nannie J. b. 1862 Tex,
Robert H. and MENIA LESLIE b. 1869 Ga his granddaughter.
The LESLIE FAMILY came from NC to GA to TEX. The
Johnson's are the grandparents. These are the people I am
LESLIE, ALEX ROBERTSON b. Ga 1830, Martha A. b. Ala 1836,
H.W. b. La, J.Y b. 1860 Tex, A.T. b. 1870 Tex,
ROBERTS, C.F. a step-son, and NANNIE ROBERTS a stepdau.
LESLIE, JOHN ARCHABLE b. 1830 Ga, wife Missouri b. Tenn,
James W. b. Ga, Mary b. 1877 Tex, and Missouri b. 1879
LESLIE, JOHN MALCOLM b. 1857 Ga. wife Joephine b. 1860
Ala, and Erma b. 1879 Tex,
LESLIE, JOHN ARCHABLE married MARY CHAPMAN and moved to
LESLIE, BERRY b. 1849 Ga married Laura HUDMAN? b.
JACKSON, COLUMBUS C. b. May 1859 Ga married MONIE A.
LESLIE b. Dec 22, 1868 Tex.
Thanks for the help. I believe that Monie Leslie's
parents were killed and she was raised by the
grandparents the JOHNSON'S.
November 27, 1997
Researching the Cook family ( which
originated in Va and Ky) My GGrandfather, John B. Cook,
1809-1883 was from King and Queen Va. married Eliz
Hawkins 1834 and moved to Ky. Died in Jessamine Co., Ky.
Had 8 children.
November 24, 1997
Looking for info H. M. Powell b
about 1810 Ga., married Nancy A. b about 1820 Ga.,
only child born in Ga. Newton J Powell b 1842. These
Powells moved to Texas between 1842 and 1843. They had
these children in Tx. John, Martha, Mary, H. M.
Jr.,George Washington. H. M. believed to stand for
November 21, 1997
Rodney L. Jackson
I've traced this line back to David
Cook, whose daughter Bathsheba (Barbatia, Barsheba, etc.)
married William K. Godwin (sometimes spelled Goodwin) in
Lawrence Co. GA, January 1826. I'd like to know
David's wife, parents, children, etc.
November 11, 1997
Patty B. White
Looking for parents of:
Risden Riley Richardson was born abt 1783 we think in NC.
He died bef 1850 in Montgomery Co., Va. He was married in
1810 to Eve Feller, Franklin Co., Va. He married Sarah
Jewell 1820, in Montgomery Co., Va.
November 4, 1997
Researching Cornelius Cook, lst find
1850 cs in Washington Co, Ga, age 35 and stated born in
Ga. His wife Sarah, CH Elizabeth A, Fanny J, Elizabeth P.
Can you help with this line? Cornelius later is believed
to moved to Covington co, Al. Thanks, Jeanette
October 28, 1997
I am working on Richard Powell and
family of Lincoln Co., Ga. He had sons John, James,
William and Francis or Frances. They lived on Soap Creek
before 1836, He married Susannah Ratliff, dau of Richard
. In addition he had Mary born ca 1806 in Lincoln Co. Ga.
I estimate Richard was born about 1775.
Joseph Hammond 1702 N,. Delaware St., Roswell, New Mex.
October 8, 1997
Will exchange information on ROGERS
family N. C. ; Ga. ; Alabama ; Miss. ; Ark. and West.
October 6, 1997
Looking for family of Sarah Cook b.
1802 married a William Gordon born in NC, may have
been in S.C.
September 27, 1997
Seeking FENNEL family who owned
plantation in Cedartown, GA area (we assume it is in
Cedartown, GA area, as that is where in 1857 daughter
Hannah Catherine FENNEL B: 1834 GA married James A. DAVIS
B: 1838, Talladega Co. ALA) The family stories persist
that Hannah Catherine was viewed by her family as
marrying beneath her station (well at least he wasn't a
YANKEE (g)), and therefore only received two slaves to
take with her when she left the plantation.
seeking: DENSON, HOBBS, DAVIS,J ESTER, LOVELESS, FENNEL,
MALONE, HUGHES, BOYD, TIMMONS, WESSON, BOBO, WESLEY,
September 21, 1997
Cary Schooling Campbell
My Great Great Grandfather was John
Ivy Waller born Mar 19, 1849 died Jan 18, 1874. He
married on Aug 14, 1870 in White Co., Arkansas to Adaline
Stites. He and Adaline died young and their two children
were raised by her mother.
My Great Grandfather was William Amos Waller born Oct 18,
1873 in Searcy, Ark. Died in Yuma, Arizona. This is all I
September 18, 1997
Mrs. Shurby Johnson
Looking for James J. Richardson -
b.1831, d.1899. Had a dau. Martha Caldonia b.10-26-1868
Lauderdale Co. AL, d.2-27-1963 (She was my gr.
grandmother). Any help would be appreciated, I have been
unable to locate him.
September 18, 1997
Looking for a DORA COOK
September 1, 1997
Farquar (Farquhold) McRAE of Anson
Co. N.C. (d. 1841) had wife, Mary and daughter Nancy, who
married Armistead INGRAM. The Ingrams moved to
Mississippi after 1850. John J. McRae, son of John,
merchant at Sneedsborough, was governor of Mississippi
1854-1858. Does anyone know how these two fit into the
Anson Co. McRaes?
August 5, 1997
Searching for info. abt.
David RICHARDSON b. bef. 1789 Va or SC d. 1830 Henry Co.
Ga. md. abt. 1812 (prob. Abbeville SC)
Priscilla MORRIS b. 1789 SC d. c1866 Coosa Co. Al. (dau.
of Wm. MORRIS & Sarah TERRY)
ch: Washington W. RICHARDSON (md. Nancy HALL)
"Billy" RICHARDSON (died at abt. age 15)
Robert S. RICHARDSON (md. 1. Jane A. COOK, 2. Mary
Sarah Adeline RICHARDSON (md. Bartilla/Bartcellar
Have extensive info. abt. all
descendants of David RICHARDSON but no info at all about
his parents and siblings. Only written record prior to
his death is an entry showing him being made guardian of
several HUBBARD minor children in Abbeville SC 1814.
Will be happy to share.
302 E. Oak
Mason, Mi. 48854
July 28, 1997
My gggrandmother Rhoda Powell, dau
of Jesse Powell and Rhoda Braswell (Scott) married
William Holt perhaps in SC about 1800. They had twelve
children. Lived in York County, SC from about 1800 to
about 1815. Lived in Smith County, TN from about 1815 to
after 1820. William died in Hinds County, MS about 1835
and Rhoda died in Hinds County, MS after 1840. She is in
the 1840 census. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
July 28, 1997
MADISON R. RICHARDSON b. Unknown -
probably 1820's (maybe in N.C.) - Married
NANCY THAYER -
(son) - HENRY RICHARDSON b. 1842 - Married MARY ANN VAN
HART b. 1848 Bucks Cty, PA
(son's son) CLARENCE JOSEPH RICHARDSON b. 1875 (my
grandfather) His brothers and sisters are stated below:
MARTHA, OLLA, OLLIE, ELIZABETH, DORA
ALICE, HALSIE, CARL FRANK, GOLDIE, GLENNIE, MILO
RICHARDSON. All of these, I believe, were born in IN
June 21, 1997
Looking for info on GEORGE
RICHARDSON b.Dec 1847 or 1855 in Tn.Parents were from
N.C.m.Martha Sophie Bullard in 1885 in TX. Upshur
Co.d.3-4-1909 in Upshur Co. Tx. Children ;Grover; Dollie;
Hubbard; David; Minnie& Ross. Any info will be
May 30, 1997
Interested in COOK family from
Georgia. Cornelius Cook most particularly. Any
information would be appreciated. Thank you.
May 26, 1997
I am looking for info about Nancy
Cook, who was b. 7 Nov 1832 in (Charleston??) SC; eloped
with William McDaniel 12 Jan 1845; d. 11 Feb 1908 in GA;
buried at Concord Cemetery, Cumming, GA. Do you have any
info to share? Thanks!
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