Queries 1998
September - October

WESTBROOK posted by Merry Ann Simmons on Thursday, October 1, 1998

I am looking for the grave of Becky WESTBROOK wife of Gene WESTBROOK. She is buried in a cemetery in or near Piedmont Alabama. Date of death approx 1896.

FRANKS, KEATING posted by Jack Franks on Monday, October 5, 1998

Seeking any available information about either William Marshall FRANKS, born Wesson, Mississippi on March 10, 1852, died January 2, 1924, in Glencoe, AL., or his wife, Susan Frances KEATING, born Pickens County, AL, December 31, 1855, died July 28, 1938. They lived in Anniston from around 1880 until around 1910 before retiring to Glencoe. Any information, especially about William Marshall FRANKS' parents, will be greatly appreciated.

COUCH posted by Dianne Wood on Thursday, October 8, 1998

I am trying to find something about Thomas COUCH and wife Sally, They were supposed to be in Anniston or Oxford in 1830-1860 ?? They had a deaf son, and maybe many other children. Thomas COUCH is my gg'grandfather's brother and we know nothing about him or his family. Please help

DAY, MCGRAW posted by Gary Cates on Saturday, October 10, 1998

Looking for any information on Leonard Walker MCGRAW and Jeanette DAY. Married in the early 1920's. Would like to know Jeanettes parents. family is supposed to have been prominent in the area before the Civil War. I am doing this project for and Uncle who has leukemia. Any infor appreciated.

CHITWOOD, HUMPHRIES posted by Susan Gaddis on Sunday, October 11, 1998

I am looking for information on the families of James Henry HUMPHRIES and Nancy CHITWOOD. They lived in Calhoun Co. in the late 1800s. Their children were: Mary, Howard, Fannie, Thomas, and Asa Allen b. 3/9/1889. Asa married Anna Myree Adamson. James and Nancy are buried at Bethleham Cemetery near Anniston. I would be glad to share information. Susan

CLAGHORN, CLEGHORN, POUNCEY posted by Carol Foster on Tuesday, October 13, 1998

Would like to exchange info. with others researching the names CLAGHORN/CLEGHORN, POUNCEY. Thanks, Carol

BRYANT posted by Eva Jo Bonner on Saturday, October 17, 1998

BRYANT - Looking for Stephen J. and Lucy Ann BRYANT of Calhoun County, Alabama. Stephen was born in Hull County, GA. He served in Company H of the 10th Regimental Alabama Infantry. Any information would be appreciated.

CHAMPION, MCCALPIN, SHELL posted by Jerry L. Champion on Sunday, October 18, 1998

Robert Alexander CHAMPION
Born 14 May 1860
Died 1 Aug 1923 In Birmingham Alabama
Lived In Rabbit Town Alabama
Buried At Oakland Cemetary
Father : Wm CHAMPION,
Mother : Nancy C. McCALPIN
Married : Mary Elizabeth SHELL 10 Sept 1872
Any information will be appreciated.

COBB, PAGE, RALSTON posted by Marilyn R. Reagan on Sunday, October 18, 1998

Would like to exchange information about David PAGE family who came to Jacksonville, Benton Co. Al abt 1840. His wife was Jane (last name unknown). They came from Rabun Co., GA. First 5 children born in GA, next 6 in Jacksonville, AL. First son, John Robert PAGE married Francis RALSTON 22 Dec 1840 in Jacksonville. Fourth child, Rhoda E. PAGE married there and 5th child, Milton PAGE married Ann W. COBB 26 OcT 1848, Jacksonville, AL. There is a possibility that the 8th child, Martha Jane PAGE, married a "Wm. "Cook" COBB" in Jacksonville. Need a date for that. Anyone having any information on these people, please E-Mail me. I will be glad to share my information. Thanks. Marilyn

BOWLING, DAVID, OVERBY, TERRY posted by Barbara A. Mason on Tuesday, October 20, 1998

TERRY-BOWLING-OVERBY I am searching for DAVID TERRY and Hetha BOWLING married in Calhoon Co. Alabama in 1852. They had four children before Hetha died in Richview Illinois. David TERRY was born 1825 in De Kalb co. Georgia and was on the census there until 1850. I show him having owning land on Kemps Creek in Ala. in the 1850s, I am trying to find anybody with info. reguarding Davids parents and siblings. David remarried in 1866 to Delila OVERBY in Jefferson Co. Ill. Together they had three children before he died Janurary 28, 1872 in Jefferson Co. Ill. Delila died Janurary 17, 1881. I would appreciate any info. I can get on Davids ancestors. As well as Hethas' and Delilahs'.

posted by Bertha Lapier Duvic on Wednesday, October 21, 1998

Any information on John Lewis LAPIER who died in Anniston in the 1950's would be appreciated. (My father) Thank You

COOK posted by Ray Cook on Thursday, October 22, 1998

William Oliver COOK

DAVIS posted by Hilliard M. Terry on Friday, October 23, 1998

I am interested in information on my great-grandfather John Francis Marion DAVIS. He died in Calhoun County c. 1912. He was a physician and a veteran of the Civil War.

BLAIR, EMBRY, KIRBY, MCCALL posted by Billy Blair on Saturday, October 24, 1998

William McCall BLAIR: born 3/30/1828 Washington co., Tenn. Married (1) Mary Ann KIRBY 8/17/1848 in Benton (Calhoun) co., Ala. (2) Sarah E. EMBRY ("Sallie") on 7/20/1865. He died at home in Moody, Tx. on 5/22/1904 and is buried with 2nd wife at Moody cemetery. William fought in Company D of the 51st Alabama Cavalry in Civil War (also called "Dudley's Home Rangers"). One source lists him as William McBlair by mistake. William's parents were John BLAIR and Margaret McCALL ("Peggy"). Wm. and Mary had the following children: Serelda Ann (Marelda; Eralda) 1851; Margaret Jane, 1853; William S., 1855; Robert Thomas, 1858; Mary Caroline, 1861; Molly; (boy who died at age 17); and John G. William and Sallie had the following children: Hugh Orlando, 1868; Annie, 1870. Mary Ann Kirby's parents were Thomas Hawkins and Nancy C. KIRBY (she was Thomas' cousin). I'm interested in any info. on either family and will be glad to share the info. I've collected over the years.

AKRIDGE, LITTLE, WALKER posted by Debbie Bowling on Saturday, October 24, 1998

AKRIDGE - Looking for anyone working on the William or Wesly AKRIDGE families of Calhoun County. My Great Great Grandmother was Mary Frances AKRIDGE, her father was William who died in the Civil War. Mary Frances married Absolom Byrd WALKER in 1877. Mary Frances had two sisters Camilla who never married and Emma who married a LITTLE and one brother John W. AKRIDGE. This family came to AL from GA in the 1850s.

PUTMAN, WALKER posted by Debbie Bowling on Saturday, October 24, 1998

PUTMAN - Looking for someone working on the Reuben PUTMAN family. They came to Calhoun County in the 1830's. My 3rd Great Grandmother was Reuben's youngest child Synthia, she married William H. WALKER in 1850. I am trying to figure out what Putman's belong to Reuben. Lucinda was his last wife and I know he had 4 with her. They came to AL from SC. I am sure there were many other children.

STONE, THOMAS, TRUSSELL posted by Sheila Burks on Sunday, October 25, 1998

Seeking information on Bentley Franklin STONE (b. 1878 in SC) and his wife, Jarusha ??? Moved to Calhoun County bewteen 1840 and 1850. Two of their children also came with them to AL-- Elizabeth STONE (B. 1815) m. Mayberry TRUSSELL and Cicely STONE (b. 1827) m. James THOMAS. Any information on this line greatly appreciated.
EDGE posted by Mary Ellen Wexler on Sunday, November 1, 1998

EDGE, John Miller. He came to the county in 1836 then went back to GA. Can anyone suggest a reason for having done so? What was going on in the region at the time? Thanks for any help, Mary Ellen    http://www.buffnet.net/~mewexler /

SMITH posted by David Smith on Sunday, November 1, 1998

Searching for information on William Thomas SMITH who married Sally R. SMITH in Calhoun County on August 29, 1886. They had two children that I know of: Georgia L. SMITH and Bessie G. SMITH.    http://www.airnet.net/wd smith/cullman.htm

FREEMAN, PRICE posted by David Galloway on Sunday, November 1, 1998

Sterling PRICE was born 1769 in VA and married Mary FREEMAN in Greensville County, VA in 1791. He was in Rutherford County, NC by 1799 when he purchased property, and he sold that same property in 1807 prior to his move to south GA. Sterling PRICE was in Pike County, AL by 1830 and in Benton (later Calhoun County), AL by 1850. Sterling PRICE and his wife died in Calhoun County after 1850. His children included Sterling Ruffin PRICE, George Washington PRICE, Benjamin Franklin PRICE, Goolsby PRICE, and perhaps Bluford PRICE. Descendents of Sterling PRICE migrated to AR, especially Hempstead County, and also to TX and OK. Any information about this family would be greatly welcomed.

BONDS, ROBINETT posted by Bonnie DeAtkine on Monday, November 2, 1998

I am looking for info on D. Clayton ROBINETT b1861 d1931. He was married to Louise BONDS b1871 d1940.They are buried in the Edgemont Cemetery in Anniston.

KREBS, MASSEY posted by Evelyn (Massey) Vasconcelles on Thursday, November 5, 1998

Looking for parents of Henry C. D. MASSEY born 1811 Benton/Calhoun, AL, married Louisa KREBS 1842 Winston Co. MS, moved to Ind. Terr. OK, 1847, children: William Wilson, Franklin Pierce, Fannie E., Amanda, Martha, Areann.

CHILDERS, MORELAND posted by Kaye Wagnon Hancock on Monday, November 9, 1998

I am searching for information on Wood MORELAND b.1770 and his wife, Sarah Heath MORELAND. They were located in Benton Co census in 1850. I need to find out when they died and where they are buried. I believe the died in Benton County. They had several children but know the names of only two of them, Bradford MORELAND b.1825 and Rebecca MORELAND b.1801 who married Henry CHILDERS also found in Benton Co. Ala 1850 census. Any information on this MORELAND family or the CHILDERS family would be appreciated.

BLAKE, BROWN, BUSH posted by Carol Sikes on Thursday, November 12, 1998

BLAKE, Rufus Independent Green (RIG)is buried at Sulphur Springs Cemetery along with his wife, Olive Ann BUSH nee BROWN. This was a second marriage for Olive, who married first, William W. BUSH and in 1855 they had a son, Oliver Perry BUSH who is also buried at Sulphur Springs. Would like to have more BLAKE family information and marriage date for Olive and Rufus. Will gladly share info. Thanks!

CRAFT, DOSTERS, LAMBERTS, SHORTNACY posted by Kristy C Ponder on Friday, November 13, 1998

I am looking for ancestors connected to the CRAFT, SHORTNACY, LAMBERTS and DOSTERS they are all of the Anniston- Oxford area of Calhoun county. If you think you might have a connection e-mail me.

ALEXANDER, CARROLL, HOLLINGSWORTH, NANCE, PHILLIPS, WEAVER posted by Mary West on Friday, November 13, 1998

I'm researching the following names in Calhoun Co from 1850's to present day: HOLLINGSWORTH WEAVER ALEXANDER NANCE PHILLIPS CARROLL.

CARSON, HUTTO, JEFFERS, LINDSAY posted by Gwendolyn Hagler Lawrence on Saturday, November 14, 1998

Need information on John JEFFERS and wife Sarah CARSON. Had a son named Joseph William JEFFERS who owned a store in Anniston before the turn of the century. Family came to Calhoun Co. from Georgia. Also lived in Etowah Co. Joseph William's son, Charles Monroe JEFFERS married Alice LINDSAY HUTTO (She was a widow and a school teacher) THank you for your help

FOSTER, MCREYNOLDS, MOORE posted by Janet L Cook on Sunday, November 15, 1998

MCREYNOLDS/MOORE/FOSTER I am looking for information on John MOORE (12-14-1861) married to unknown had 1 son William Samuel MOORE married to Martha Norman MCREYNOLDS(4-22-1893-2-10-1950)., Marthas parents were David Archie MCREYNOLDS and Elizabeth Minnie FOSTER(1869-1916)

CHAMBERS, EDWARDS, HUFFNER, WHALEN posted by Virginia Edwards on Sunday, November 15, 1998

I am researching the following families who were recorded as living in Calhoun (Benton) Co. on the 1860 AL census: Julius and Elizabeth EDWARDS and their children, especially Andrew Jackson EDWARDS who married Elizabeth Jane WHALEN. I am interested in info on the WHALEN and CHAMBERS families. A Rosanah HUFFNER was also listed as living with the EDWARDS family and I'd like info on her. Thank you, Virginia Edwards, Auburn, AL

CLAUNCH posted by Mike Claunch on Tuesday, November 17, 1998

I am looking for any info on any CLAUNCH line in Calhoun Co AL. Please email me direct. Thanks.

EVERHART, MONTGOMERY posted by William E. Everheart on Saturday, November 21, 1998

Researching following Benton (Calhoun) Co. AL families during period 1832-1860, Emanuel EVERHART, William MONTGOMERY and John Patton MONTGOMERY. Would like to share information.

TOWERY posted by Marvin Sparks on Tuesday, November 24, 1998

Edward TOWERY born about 1852 Calhoun CO. Married Martha A. (unknown). They had the following children: Walter A., Agness, Ralph R., Edd, Eddel, Charley, and Nay. Family was in Jefferson Co. Okla. in 1910. Any information about the TOWERY family would be appreciated. I know that there is a Towery Family Assoc., but I have not been able to get an answer from them. Thank you for you assistance.

DAVIS, PYLES posted by Thomas DavisIII on Thursday, November 26, 1998

Looking for information on Thomas DAVIS and James PYLES

HUGHES, MCCLELEN, MCCLELLAN, STEWART, WORSHAM posted by Sam L. Stewart on Thursday, November 26, 1998

I have information on the below: please advise me if you have the same.
1. Capt. Samuel Durham McCLELLAN (McCLELEN ) 1820-1887
2 Bailey George McCLELLAN (McCLELEN) 1840-1925
3 James (Jim) Morton STEWART, 1846-1920
4.William Bolton WORSHAM , 1843-1916
5 W.M. HUGHES, 1817-1900


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