Queries 1999
July - September

MCCURRY, RATLEY posted by Crystal on Thursday, July 1, 1999

MCCURRY I am searching for the parents of William H. McCURRY. He is listed in the 1850 census in Benton county, age 5, but he was living I believe with his oldest sister. He later married Nancy RATLEY

HOPE posted by Bernice Hope Doyle on Friday, July 2, 1999

HOPE: I am looking for the marriage records of Lemarcus HOPE to Martha ? in Calhoun Co. July 1860. Can anyone help?

GRANT posted by Harriette Grant Moss on Tuesday, July 6, 1999

GRANT, Garnett Maxwell Calhoun County need record of death and burial location 1936/37/38

WADE, WAITS posted by joann chachick on Tuesday, July 6, 1999

Hello, I am looking for anybody has any info. on the WADE family of anniston or the WAITS family of anniston. Heb WADE was born in about 1892. Mother's name was Angaline. Also Daisy was the WAITS daughter's first name.

BURCH, CAREY, DAVIS, LACKEY, WOODLEY posted by Glenda Drinnon on Wednesday, July 7, 1999

BURCH, LACKEY, WOODLEY, DAVIS I am interested in any information on Johanna BURCH (1845) who married Robert LACKEY (1841). Parents of Johanna are Reuben and Nancy CAREY BURCH. Edmond DAVIS and Asenith WOODLEY were married in Calhoun Co.

HOUSE posted by Carl Summers on Wednesday, July 7, 1999

I have been looking for 10 years for information on my gr grandfather John W. HOUSE, who died on April 28, 1901. His widow, Mrs. R.J. HOUSE, a citizen of Calhoun County (McFall Post Office address), applied to the State of Alabama for a Confederate widow's pension on June 25, 1901. I would very much like to know: the date of their marriage, when they first appeared in a census of Calhoun County, and a list of any children. It would be a thrill to me to get any information on John W. HOUSE.

GRIFFIN posted by Wendy Griffin on Friday, July 9, 1999

Information wnated on parents of Benton Aldan (or Adrien) GRIFFIN. Benton was born abt. 1836 in Calhoun (then Benton) County AL. He enlisted in the army in 1862 in MS. By 1870, he was living in Giles County TN and by 1880 in Milarn County TX.

KIRBY posted by Jackie Kirby on Tuesday, July 13, 1999

I am searching for a death record in Calhoun Co. 1890 for James KIRBY h/o Julia KIRBY. They are in the 1860 & 1870 Calhoun Co. census. Then Julia appears in the 1900 Lamar Co., Tx. census with her son James Andrew, who was b. 9 Dec 1867 in Calhoun Co. James & Julia in the 1860 census pg 26 range 8 & 9. Thank you for your time.

BOOZER, JACKSON, LACKEY, REYNOLDS posted by Lorna Rosenstein on Friday, July 16, 1999

LACKEY, BOOZER: I am looking for the parents of William LACKEY b 14 feb 1831, Ala, married Nancy M. REYNOLDS 1 Sept 1853 Jackson County died 19 Sept 1902 Omaha, Morris Texas. He travelled around with George Washington BOOZER and Sarah Jane JACKSON of Calhoun County. I suspect his father may be William Johnson (Johnstone) LACKEY b 1808 wife unknown, 2nd wife Edith b 1820.

BROOKS posted by Mandy Brooks Mackey on Saturday, July 17, 1999

I am looking for any info on William Joseph BROOKS of the Anniston area. b. c. 1860 had a son William Glover BROOKS b. 6/7/1887. Moved to Tallapoosa, GA in 1909.

EDGE, FORD, KELLER posted by Kimberly Dempsey on Saturday, July 17, 1999

I am searching for John Wesley FORD who was married to Martha Emerline EDGE. They had three children born in Calhoun County - Sarah in 1851, John in 1856 and James in 1861. John went on to marry Charlsey Josephine KELLER who was born in 1876. They had 10 children 7 of which were born in Alabama.

TEAGUE posted by Mary Meeks on Tuesday, July 20, 1999

I am searching for any information on Mary Ann TEAGUE, Born April 25, 1853, in Calhoun County, Alabama. Any information would be greatly appreciated.


ABEL/ABLE/ABLES: Have just received reliable data from book published 1906 linking 15 children of James ABEL and Jane MORRISON ABEL who lived in Calhoun County with BURSON, COLVIN, HODGES, METCALF, HELMS, REEVES, WILLIAMSON, TINSLEY, CRISTOFER (CHRISTOPHER?), and BRANNON. Will share information with interested parties. Ernie Abel    eabel4357@aol.com

HAYWOOD, TURNER posted by Debbie Young on Wednesday, July 28, 1999

I am looking for the parents or siblings of William TURNER b. 1829 SC m. Cynthia or Syntha HAYWOOD? bef, 1847. They are listed on the 1850 Benton Co. AL Census. Children were: William Thomas b. 1847, George William b. 1848, Elijah C. b. aft 1850, John L. b. 1850, John L., Sarah "Sallie", Ella and Elisah b. 1863. After the civil war this family moved to the area of Pontotoc Co., MS. William and Syntha are buried in a cemetary in Randolph, MS. Birth on Tombstone looked like 1829, but think it should be 1819. Family stories say William's middle name was Thora? and his father was William TURNER and mother was Belinda Woodbury. Also, William Thomas was to have attended school in Chulafinee, AL. I have been stuck on this family for years. If anyone has any information, I would be glad to exchange what I have.

BALLENGER, GONZALES, HOPKINS, LAMB, ROHRMAN, SCOTT, WYATT posted by Mary Carolyn (Ballenger) Gill on Thursday, July 29, 1999

Need birthdates and death dates of relatives who lived in Calhoun County: Evelyn BALLENGER (SCOTT); Edith ROHRMAN (HOPKINS); Betty Jo ROHRMAN (LAMB) (GONZALES); Velma ROHRMAN (WYATT). Thanks so much for your help.

GARNER, MAYS posted by Raymond C Mays on Friday, July 30, 1999

Looking for information on Mrs Clyde GARNER of Jacksonville, AL. She is mentioned as sister to my great grandfather, Raymond W MAYS of Fordyce, AR in his obituary. I would appreciate any information on her, ancestors, descendents and related lines. Thank you, Ray

FORD, HOLCOMBE posted by swtshyla on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Seeking information on Narcissus Elizabeth FORD b.04 May 1859,d. 29 Jan.1911 and husband William Martin HOLCOMBE

FORD, HOLCOMBE posted by swtshyla on Saturday, July 31, 1999

seeking information on Narcissus Elizabeth FORD b.04 May 1859,d.3 Dec.1945 and husband William Martin HOLCOMBE b.12 Sept.1845,d.29 Jan.1911.
CHILDRESS, MCCAIN posted by Rebekah Crenshaw on Sunday, August 1, 1999

MCCAIN,CHILDRESS,? I am looking for my granfather's first wife and family. Clarence Sidney MCCAIN second married Lily Mae CHILDRESS in Anniston on 15 April 1906. Family legand says that he had been married prviously and had at least one child. He was 30 at the time of his second marriage. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

KAY, WEBB posted by Charles Webb on Wednesday, August 4, 1999

My gggparents Andrew WEBB and Melvina KAY WEBB lived in Calhoun Co.in 1860.Unconfirmed reports say they died there. Can anyone help me to find the cemetary or an obit that confirms they died there. Thank you very much, Charles Webb

BROWN, LOGAN posted by Duane Collins on Monday, August 9, 1999

Looking for information on Permilian or Permilia BROWN b. 05/06/1840 in Calhoun Co d. 07/12/1899 possibly in Chilton Co. She married William Alexander Grundy LOGAN. Their children: Joseph Alexander, Emma, and Frances.

MCCORKEL, MCKORKLE posted by Martha McCorkel Hebert on Monday, August 9, 1999

I'm looking for a James McCORKEL in Alabama in the 1840 census. His father (I believe) also named James is in Monroe County in that census, but there's no male of James, Jr.'s age (about 25) in James, Sr.'s entry. However, I believe I've found a James McKORKLE in Benton County in the 1840 census (p. 31). I need the particulars, such as how many males & females in each age range. Thanks.

HENRY, WILLIS posted by Hugh Rodgers on Wednesday, August 11, 1999

Seeking information about Hugh HENRY who was in Benton (Calhoun) County in the 1830s and after. Was he the same Hugh HENRY mentioned in the estate settlement of James WILLIS in 1808 in Warren Co., GA? What was his connection to the Willis family? Thanks.

GODARD, GODDARD, HICE, MAULDEN, MAULDIN posted by Joyce Harris on Wednesday, August 18, 1999

Thomas Ervin MAULDIN b Nov 3, 1855 near Summerville, GA, d May 28, 1940, buried at Piedmont, Ala., where he lived for many years prior. Married Malissa GODDARD or GODARD. Parents Alvey MAULDIN or MAULDEN and Jane HICE. Would like to share info and correspond with others researching this associated family.

SMITH posted by Joe Baggett on Monday, August 23, 1999

SMITH family of Calhoun Co. In 1866 my ancestor David SMITH of Paulding Co., Ga., son of War of 1812 veteran John P. SMITH, was administrator of the estate of William P. SMITH, late of Calhoun Co., deceased, and named guardian of Amon(?) and Whitfield SMITH, William's minor orphans, "who possess in their own right considerable estate." Seek information on William & his sons. Will exchange.

DIFFEY, GILL posted by Doris Thorn on Monday, August 23, 1999

DIFFEY - GILL Seeking to correspond with anyone related to or researching these families who were in Calhoun Co AL in the 1800's.

HOLDER, STEWART posted by Shelley Cain Way on Tuesday, August 24, 1999

Would like to share information on Miles Francis STEWART b.1852 in AL. and his wife Martha HOLDER b.1858 in AL. There is a Miles STEWART on the 1870 Calhoun Census Index. Martha HOLDER's parents were I.J. HOLDER b.1830 and Algie?? b.1835. Thanks

ADERHOLT, BABER, PREVETT, PRIVETT posted by martha PRIVETTE on Wednesday, August 25, 1999

Hunting info on PRIVETT brothers Andrew and James both in this county in mid 1850's. Believe both were married to ADERHOLT women

MORGAN, NEEDHAM, PONDER, POSEY posted by Susan Law Fann on Thursday, August 26, 1999

I am looking for info on John Stanley POSEY (dob Oct 29, 1880) married to Dinah Lulu MORGAN (dob Dec 1, 1879) These are my great grandparents and I know very little about them. They are buried in Nances Creek Cemetery. Looking for parents, siblings. Also looking for info on Charles Adolphus NEEDHAM (dob Dec 22, 1881) and Nancy Jane PONDER (dob Mar 1, 1883) All from Nances Creek community.

ANDREWS, CHANDLER, HALL posted by Sandy Owsley on Saturday, August 28, 1999

Looking for Ezekiel HALL b-abt 1830, died in the Civil War, m Mary ANDREWS b-abt 1821. Both were born in Alabama. I know of 2 children: 1. James Asbury HALL b-Aug.26,1849, near Oxford, Calhoun Co., m Martha Ann Malinda Vanilla Canant John CHANDLER in Cherokee Co. Ala. 2. David HALL m JoAnna ? Ezekiel HALL was a Babtist Preacher. I have been unable to find him listed anywhere in census or the Civil War rosters. Any help or suggestions are greatly appreciated. Thank you, Sandy Owsley owsley@ccountry.net
JONES posted by Amber Kelsey on Thursday, September 2, 1999

I am seeking information on the family of Robert E. JONES, who lived in Aniston in the 1940s. His children included Nell, Beverly, and Ruth Ann. Any information would be appreciated.

DUBAS, FINLEY, HALL, PINSON posted by Dayle DeBry on Friday, September 3, 1999

PINSON, Clara Lee, born about 1916 in Anniston, Alabama. Brother William PINSON, sisters Ella PINSON and Mary Lou PINSON. Clara married Horace FINLEY, had a daughter, Mary. Clara remarried Henry DUBAS, had a daughter Diana. Father of Clara, possibly Jim PINSON, mother, possibly Emma HALL. That's all the info that I have, looking for more to help my sister-in-law, Diana Dubas DeBry.

HAYWOOD, TURNER posted by Debbie Young on Saturday, September 4, 1999

Would like to have information of a William T. TURNER b. ca 1820 in Benton/Calhoun Co. AL. m. Cyntha HAYWOOD b. ca 1825 GA. Their Children were: William Thomas, George William, Elijah C., John L., Sara, Ella, and Elisha Thora. This family moved to Pontotoc Co., MS and William and Cyntha are buried in a cemetery in Randolp, MS. William was to have gone to school in Chulafinee, AL and to have fought in the 22nd AL in the Civil War. I have not been able to confirm any of this information. I have found the family on the 1850 Benton and 1860 Calhoun Co. Census, however wife's names are Sarah and Lucinda. Thank you, Debbie

PENDERGRASS, SAMPLES, SANSOM, SMITH posted by james harvey smith on Thursday, September 9, 1999

9-9-99 Looking for information for the following: Residence was White Plains, Alabama, Calhoun County. My Grandfather on my fathers side: William Jefferson SMITH married: Mary PENDERGRASS (Maybe from: Tennessee). Had four sons: William Terry SMITH (My Father), Gordon Howard SMITH (uncle), James Houston SMITH (uncle)
Question: My Great Grandfather came from either North Carolina or Virginia, and owned a plantation there prior to the civil war. I haven't found information that can be confirmed, just hand me down stories. Apparently, two former slaves followed my Great Grandfather to Alabama.(John and Sarah SAMPLES) My Grandmother, Mary PENDERGRASS was related I think to Emma SANSOM, of Gadsden, Alabama. From stories, she originally came from Copper Hill, Tennessee. http://www.myfamily.com    http://www.myfamily.com

HUGHES posted by Demaris Ann Hughes Johnson on Sunday, September 12, 1999

I am searching for infor prior to 1860 in Alabama hopefully Calhoun County for following sisters and brother. George C. HUGHES, Nancy HUGHES, Margaret HUGHES, Katherine HUGHES and Rebecca. George C. HUGHES is my ggrandfather and first appeared in my search on 1860 Morgan County Al census. Thanks so much Demaris Hughes Johnson

BUTLER, CARTER posted by Terry C. Holder-Lampo on Friday, September 17, 1999

Am looking for William B. BUTLER b:1830 Alabama d: 3-26-1864 Quitman Arkansas ... Civil War. Was married to Lavinia CARTER-BUTLER 2-15-1849 in Calhoun County, Alabama. They eventually lived in Faulkner Co. Ar. would like to know if anyone has access to census that would show him and Family ...don't have Parents for him or siblings. Not sure if this is the county he was born in ....just married. any help??????

MORGAN, NEEDHAM, PONDER, POSEY posted by Susan Law Fann on Saturday, September 18, 1999

Charles Adolphus and Rolley NEEDHAM. John Stanley POSEY, Nathaniel PONDER, Dinah Lulu MORGAN

KENNEDY, KNIGHTON posted by Kathleen Sisson Boyd on Thursday, September 23, 1999

KENNEDY KNIGHTON: I am hoping to make contact with the descendants of Lovedan KENNEDY (Lovdy Ann) and William Thomas "Bud" KNIGHTON. Lovedan was the sister of my great-grandfather, Henry Clay Gentry KENNEDY (Gents or HC). He settled in Texas in about 1878. His daughter Birdie was my grandmother. Thank you Calhoun county very much. Also, looking for the family of John Garvin KNIGHTON to thank them for their kindness to my grandmother and her brothers Jewel and Claude before their death. He would be a cousin, I expect. Kathleen Boyd

EVANS, GEORGE, GGGF, GRIFFIN, HUDGEONS, MORGAN, WALKER posted by W. Peyton George on Tuesday, September 28, 1999

Seek info on GGGF Russell GEORGE, b. ca 1833 SC m. Martha F. GRIFFIN, December 4, 1853 Benton (now Calhoun) Co, AL. Children: Lucinda m. Christopher C. MORGAN, Blount Co 1872; Thomas J. m. Mary Robberts HUDGEONS 1881 Denton Co, TX; Laura F. m. Sylvester WALKER 1877 Blount Co; Mary E. m. Andrew J. EVANS 1880 Denton Co, TX; and Nancy C. (Carrie?) m. C. C. EVANS 1882 Denton Co, TX. Martha was dau. of Beverly Allen (B. A.) GRIFFIN b. 1788 SC, son of Jesse GRIFFIN of Edgefield. GRIFFINs were in Jones, Walton and DeKalb Cos, GA 1820, 30 and 40 and Calhoun Co 1850 and 60. Russell died civil war with 58th AL after Chickamauga. W. Peyton George, 1601 Chapel Hill Dr., Alexandria, VA 22304 peyton@cais.com


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