Queries 2000
January - March

MARTIN, MCRAE, MYERS, SHED, SHEID, WINFIELD posted by Ray Speck on Saturday, January 1, 2000

SHEID/SHED...Looking for cousins working on William Kelly SHEID b. Dec 23, 1840 in Hillsboro, Coffee County, TN, d. Sep 20, 1904 in Calhoun County, AL, he is buried in Crook Cemetery, Alexandria, Calhoun Co. He first married Laura P. MYERS and had one child; Edward J. SHEID. Second he married Julia Ann MARTIN b. Jan 31, 1849, their children are: (1) Julius Martin SHEID b. Feb 6, 1881 m. Jessie Bertha MCRAE (2) Nannie M. SHEID b. May 1883 (3) Rose Ann SHEID b. Oct 5, 1886 m. Albert Jack WINFIELD (4) Mary Etta SHEID b. Oct 1889 m. Chastain (5) John H. SHEID b. Sep 1892.

GADDIS, GADIS, GARRETT posted by Peggy Sue O'Shields- Gaddis on Thursday, January 6, 2000

I am screaching for the records of Joe GADDIS and Lilly GARRETT, they were married in the very late 1800's or in the early 1900's. I am scearching in Calhurn Co. some of the GADIS and GARRETT did live here at one time. psueg@bellsouth.net    http:// hometown.aol.com/suepegsue/myhomepage/heritage.html

LARDENT, LARDENTS posted by Dana Lardent Decker on Thursday, January 6, 2000

I am looking for any information on a town that used to exist in Calhoun county named Lardent. And also for any information on LARDENT(S) that used to live there.

CLEVELAND, SHARPE posted by Jean Sharpe Gardner on Friday, January 7, 2000

I am looking for the relatives of my Grandmother, Mary Douglass CLEVELAND who married James Simpson SHARPE on September 13, 1871. James Simpson SHARPE came to Cross Plains sometime when he was a young man. Thanks for your help. Jean Sharpe Gardner

TEBO posted by Tebo on Wednesday, January 12, 2000

I am a TEBO and was wondering if anyone has any information about the TEBO'S. My grandfather was Harry Wandell TEBO. He died when my dad was only 7 years old so I dont know very much about him. If anyone can help me I sure would appreciate it. Thanks, Tebo

GILCHRIST posted by Fred A. Gilchrist on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Does anyone have any inf on the GILCHRIST family in Anniston or Calhoun County? Or any info on Garland W. GILCHRIST. Thanks for your help.

ARMSTRONG, GIBBS posted by Wayne Gibbs on Tuesday, January 18, 2000

Looking for ancestors of Tom ARMSTRONG and Mary Narciss (GIBBS) ARMSTRONG. I am in the planning stages of a GIBBS reunion to take place in about 5 months and need to get in touch with ancestors so I can invite them to the reunion.

NOBLETT, NOBLITT, PARKER posted by Farrell Noblitt on Wednesday, January 19, 2000

NOBLITT,NOBLETT,PARKER -- I am looking for the NOBLITT familys of Calhoun or old Benton co. Their names are Samuel, John, John Samuel. Ophelia PARKER married to a J.M. NOBLITT. All of these people lived in the 1800s and early 1900s. Thank you Farrell Noblitt

PHILLIPS posted by Donald E. Phillips on Wednesday, January 19, 2000

My great great grandfather Isaac Newton PHILLIPS, son of Joseph PHILLIPS, served in Second Alabama Cavalry from 1862 to the end of the war. I think he signed up in Montgomery. The unit histories that I have found list no rosters of captains and below. Can someone help?

TOWNSEND posted by Thomas TOWNSEND on Wednesday, January 19, 2000

Zora Gypsey TOWNSEND death date 6/3/36 John Henry TOWNSEND death date 11/4/30 Thomas TOWNSEND death date unknown all from Anniston, Alabama looking for birth dates and where they originated from

CHITERN, DEESE, EVANS, HEARD, HURD, OWENS, PITCHFORD, POUNDS posted by Dona Seaman on Saturday, January 22, 2000

DEESE, OWENS, HEARD (HURD), POUNDS, EVANS, PITCHFORD --- Searching for parents/bp of James Madison OWENS Sr b. 22 Mar 1813 SC? d. 1894 Cleburne Co and wife Elizabeth Boyd HEARD (HURD) b. 6 May 1814 SC? d. Cleburne Co. children:
George Washington OWENS b. ca1854 Calhoun Co (married Sarah Josephine EVANS d/o Caleb EVANS & Clarissa PITCHFORD 9 children)
James Madison OWENS JR b. 3 Mar 1851 Calhoun Co d. 20 Dec 1925 Five Points, Lawrence Co TN (married (1st) Molly MC CHITERN (SP?) 9 children (2nd) Sarah Josephine EVANS OWENS 2 children)
Thomas (Tom) OWENS b. ca 1837,
Benjamin Franklin OWENS b. ca 1840,
Martha D. E. OWENS b ca1843,
Albert L. b ca1846,
Mary E. OWENS b ca 1848
Was James Sr s/o the Oliver OWENS that removed from SC to Calhoun Co early 1800's?

BEEKEN posted by julie on Saturday, January 22, 2000

BEEKEN -- Looking for information on Lawrence and Katie BEEKEN. Also their children Anna Sue, and Mary Ruth. Believe they lived in Calhoun Co. and may have relatives there. Would especially like to know Katie's Maiden name. Thank you. jules@bbc.net

LITTLE, PETTIT posted by P. Pettitt on Tuesday, January 25, 2000

I am hoping to find the burial place for John LITTLE. He is listed on the 1860 census as living with his daughter and son-in-law Polly and Henry PETTIT. His age is listed as 86. I know that Henry and Polly moved to Texas sometime after the 1860 census, but I assume that John LITTLE died and is buried in Calhoun County, as he did not make the move to Texas. Also, any information out there on Henry and Polly PETTIT or their 11 children would be most appreciated. The family moved to Alabama from South Carolina around 1838, and their last four children were born in Calhoun County. Thankyou.

BUSBY, OWEN, WHITE posted by Lucy Walker-Butler on Wednesday, January 26, 2000

WHITE, OWEN, BUSBY -- I am looking for information on William Joshua WHITE. He is my great- grandfather and lived in Calhoun County, AL. He died in 1957, in Jacksonville, Calhoun Co., AL. He married Mary Elizabeth (OWEN) BUSBY, my great-grandmother. This is all the information I have on them. If anyone has information, please contact me through email. Thank you very much.

MORGAN posted by Wanda Morgan Coates on Friday, January 28, 2000

I am looking for information on Samuel MORGAN Sr., Jonathan MORGAN and Green Bush MORGAN. Samuel and Jonathan, I believe, are buried in Nance's Creek cemetary. Any info on them would be greatly appreciated. Wanda Morgan Coates My e-mail is wanphil@gte.net

GARNER, ROGERS posted by Ruby Wallace on Saturday, January 29, 2000

Looking for anyone with information on Thomas GARNER, b. @1807-1810, SC; m. Lucinda ???, b. @1807 TN; and William H. GARNER, b. @1808-1811 SC; m. Nancy ROGERS, b. @1809, TN. It is believed that these two were brothers, they were living next door to each other in Benton County, Ala. in 1840 and 1850. Thomas GARNER was in Hopkins Co., Tx. in 1860, with son Edwin M. GARNER. Lucinda must have died either in Alabama or Texas., William H. GARNER, was in Navarro Co., Tx. in 1860 with wife Nancy. He died in 1868 in Navarro Co.,Texas. It is believed that these brothers married Rogers sisters. If you have any information whatsoever, please let me hear from you.

WRIGHT posted by Charles Wright on Saturday, January 29, 2000

Looking for information on Joseph E. WRIGHT who lived in Jacksonville, Calhoun, Alabama. He had at least two children, James William WRIGHT, b. 1872, and R.B. Wright, b. 1874. Joseph E. WRIGHT was born in Louisville, KY. Any and all information on this family is appreciated.

MARTIN, PATTERSON posted by Maurice Milton Patterson on Sunday, January 30, 2000

Searching the PATTERSON name. Milton PATTERSON , b. 1826 in NC, d. Jan. 05, 1894, (probably Calhoun County). M. Eliza MARTIN Dec. 20, 1860 in Calhoun County, m. Annie J. MARTIN Dec. 13, 1876 (Ann was born in 1856) Children of Eliza MARTIN and Milton PATTERSON are: John M. b. 1866, Lucy J. b. 1869, children of Milton PATTERSON and Annie J. MARTIN are, Robert E., Samuel Houston, Anna Bell, Charley ,Mary Emma, and Henry. We can't get any information about Milton PATTERSON before 1850. Specifically who his parents were. Any information you have would be appreciated. Feel free to email us at swking60@earthlink.net

REAVES, SADLER posted by Thomas Sadler on Monday, January 31, 2000

I am looking for any information on Samuel T. H. SADLER who married Elizabeth REAVES in Calhoun County in 1847. I am not sure exactly what the relation is--perhaps a great grand uncle. Any help wil be appreciated. Thank you Thomas Sadler
BROWN, KIRKLAND posted by Carole Brown on Tuesday, February 1, 2000

My grandfather was John Robert BROWN. He was born 8/19/1883. Died Dec. 1970. Sons Roy, John, Robert. Believe my grand mother's name was Rena KIRKLAND. She died in the 30's? John Robert BROWN was living in Weaver, AL when he died. Other family members still live in the area. Unfortunately, no one can give any further info about this man and his wife. Any help with this couple would be appreciated. Thank you.

BURRELL posted by Paul BURRELL on Tuesday, February 1, 2000

Looking for connection with Erasmus Perry BURRELL. Born March 3, 1865 Died June 17, 1933 in Calhoun Co. Buried in Cemetery in Wellington at the Methodist church. He was orphaned during childhood and separated from his siblings

TEAGUE posted by John Teague on Tuesday, February 1, 2000

Searching for information on James Coy TEAGUE, Silas TEAGUE or Mary TEAGUE in Calhoun County born in Choccolocco Alabama.

GILCHRIST posted by Fred A. Gilchrist on Sunday, February 6, 2000

I am looking for info on the GILCHRIST family in Calhoun Co.,Alabama. ,Garland,George, Thanks for your help Fred

NOAH, RAGLAND posted by Ben Noah on Sunday, February 6, 2000

I believe that my great-great-great grandfather Peter NOAH was buried in Benton Co., AL sometime before the 1850 census. I'm looking for any information concerning either him or his wife, the former Elizabeth RAGLAND.

IRWIN posted by Richard Nix on Monday, February 7, 2000

Searching for Walter IRWIN, lived in Piedmont, Alabama in 1895. Please e-mail me <kenrichnix@aol.com>

GRIFFITH, SEWELL, WELLS posted by Keitha Kirk on Monday, February 7, 2000

I am trying to find more inforamtion on Margaret Jane WELLS who married Sidney Vardamond GRIFFITH on November 20, 1860 in Calhoun Co., AL. I have reason to believe that Sidney died and Margaret remarried a second time to Richard E SEWELL on Sept 12, 1868 in Calhoun Co., AL. The marriage license doesn't state that she is a Mrs., but other information leads me to believe that she was married before. So anything would be helpful: the date Sidney died, etc. Thank you for your help. Keitha Kirk    http://members.aol.co m/kkirk6/genealogy.html

HOLDER, MAXWELL posted by Elizabeth Tyree on Thursday, February 10, 2000

MAXWELL - HOLDER. Looking for the parents of Jefferson Davis MAXWELL, born 4 November 1860 or 1861 in Calhoun Co AL. Jefferson Davis m. Frances HOLDER in (probably) Calhoun Co. They remained in AL until shortly before the turn of the century and had the following children while in AL: Mary G (1881), Analie (?) L. (1884), Ellen L (1886), Albert M (1888), Viola (1890), Effie B (1891), Rosa A (1893). By the time of the 1900 census, the MAXWELLS were in TX. If you have any information at all about the MAXWELL line in Calhoun County AL, please contact me at Elizabeth_Tyree@ce9.uscourts.gov OR katznjammr@aol.com (home). Many thanks for taking the time to read this.

TURNER posted by Darrell Turner on Friday, February 11, 2000

Zachariah TURNER
Benjamin D. TURNER [minister]
I need help locating information on my ancesters, probably the Jacksonville and Alexandria areas.

KNIGHT posted by Michael Knight on Saturday, February 12, 2000

Looking for any info on Robert E Lee KNIGHT. Born 8 August 1873 in Tuscumbia, Calhoun County, AL. Or any info about the KNIGHT family. thanks

COLE, HIGHTOWER, LANE, PARKER, PEAVEY posted by Martha Cole Lindblad on Sunday, February 13, 2000

PARKER/HIGHTOWER/COLE/ - I am researching Benjamin F(ranklin) PARKER M. Sophia LANE in Morgan Co., GA; Tillman B. COLE 1830 Gwinnett Co., GA census m. Georgeanne LeNora (Nora) HIGHTOWER. All came to Calhoun/Benton/Cleburne from Georgia. Also John Wesley PARKER b. 1797 in Va. m. Savillia PEAVEY -

TURNER posted by Darrell Turner on Monday, February 14, 2000

TURNER John, store owner at jacksonville, Alabama in 1837 - a legislator from Benton county and my gggg-grandfather. Anyone with information willing to share with me.

JAMES, KNOWLES, WHITTON posted by Ennest E. Donnel on Wednesday, February 16, 2000

Looking for infromation on Margaret Jane JAMES. She was born on April 6th 1962 in Calhoun County Alabama. She married William Enmon WHITTON ON November 26th 1887 in Calhoun County.They had 8 children. Margaret Jane JAMES parents are T. T. JAMES and Sallie KNOWLES. Thank You.

DAVIS, HOWARD posted by Arthur C. Howard on Thursday, February 17, 2000

William James HOWARD born 1844 Calhoun Co. married Louisa Caroline DAVIS in 1865

PARKER posted by Leigh Compton on Sunday, February 27, 2000

Seeking the burial place of John (Wesley) PARKER. Family tradition is that he might be buried in the Talladega National Forest.    http://homepages .rootsweb.com/~lcompton/myfamily/
DEFREESE, GRIFFIN posted by Jean on Thursday, March 2, 2000

Searching for the location of Rabbittown, AL. Found a listing for Rabbittown Baptist (Cemetary) but still don't know where to find it. Had some anscesters named DE FREESE (William, Elijah) and GRIFFIN (Annie, William, Oswell) who came to Louisiana from Rabbittown. Also, Elijah returned to Alabama (don't know where they lived upon the return) and died within a year, his wife Annie and children returning to Louisiana. Would love to find out where Elijah is buried.

DOWDY, WHITMIRE posted by Lynda Wright on Friday, March 3, 2000

I need the name of a researcher in Anniston, AL that would be able to get a case file for me from the Calhoun County Court House. The file is labeled " George WHITMIRE'S 'loose papers'". It contains depositions that were made in the case of George WHITMIRE vs Robert DOWDY that are very important to my research. If anyone is in the area and able to find these papers for me, please contact me.

CUNNINGHAM, EICHELBERGER, GARRETT, RUEDELL posted by ruedell wilkes on Sunday, March 5, 2000

Looking for infro. Sallie Fannie GARRETT da. of Jesse GARRETT and Elizabeth EICHELBERGER. She was born in Anniston 3-16-1862 and she married Charlie Lawrence CUNNINGHAM In Carolton, Ga. in11-25-1877. Would like to hear from anyone who can tell me about Charlie CUNNINGHAM. He was 2-28-1855 in Al ( so i have heard. thank Any help appreciated RUEDELL

GILCHRIST posted by Fred A. Gilchrist on Tuesday, March 7, 2000

I am looking for any information on the GILCHRIST family in calhoun co Alabama. Some of theres are Garland W. GILCHRIST, Sallie GILCHRIST, William, Danniel, George, Elbert, Grady, Bennie, John, Mattie, Carrie, Any help would be appreciated Thank you Fred azgaf@aol.com

HOGAN posted by Kelly Hogan Waldrep on Thursday, March 9, 2000

I'm Looking for any one relatedor that has information on The HOGAN family of rabbittown,and cleburne co. Alabama

DEVANEY, JOHNSON posted by Lisa Wolf on Saturday, March 11, 2000

I am looking for informaton on James JOHNSON B. 11/24/1862 D. 2/13/1898. Married to Rebecca ? I know he had two daughers (my grandmother) Cordelia (Dellie or Daisy) JOHNSON DEVANEY, Florence JOHNSON died around age 11. I believe their were two brothers (names unknown) One lived in Piedmont, we visited him when I about 4 years old (@35 years ago). If you have any information on family please e-mail me at robandlisawolf@qtm.net Lisa W.

CRUMP, VERNON posted by Maria Bobo on Monday, March 13, 2000

Seek information on Pleasant D. CRUMP (son of Charles CRUMP and Agnes VERNON of Elbert Co., GA) who was born ca. 1803 in NC; later lived in Elbert Co., GA., married there and was widowed. He moved to Calhoun Co., AL. and is known to have purchased land in Calhoun in 1833. He is believed to have remarried in AL and died - possibly in Calhoun Co. Does anyone have any information on him - wife, children, etc.? Thanks.

WAKELEY, WAKELY posted by Karen Harvey Green on Monday, March 13, 2000

Any information on Thomas L. WAKELEY or WAKELY. May have served in the 3rd Alabama Cavalry CSA. Lived in Calhoun County Alabama around 1850. Married Ann Rowland. Thanks for any help.

BULL, SCARBOROUGH, SCARBORUGH posted by Wanda Copeland Anderson on Tuesday, March 14, 2000

Seeking information on Oliver J. SCARBORUGH b. October 4, 1862. Possible connection to Lemuel SCARBOROUGH b 1801 and moved to Benton County, Alabama. Lemuel d. 1830 near White Plains, Calhoun County, AL. Oliver died in 1862 in Drew County AR. He married Rebecca BULL in Arkansas. They had several children. Surviving children were J.L., Henry, David and Laura Christine. Laura Christine is my paternal grandmother and lived in Texas

FORBES, FORBS, HAWKINS posted by Randall V. Hawkins on Wednesday, March 15, 2000

I'm looking for information about two african-american families - Nathan and Mariah (FORBES or FORBS) my GGGgrandparents born in Georgia and lived in the what is now the Oxford area. Also (Hosey, Hocie, Hoye, or Hochie)- HAWKINS who was married to Betty (FORBES or FORBS) my GGgrandparents who lived in a community called Ironcity which I believe was in the Anniston area. Any information 1866 to present would be greatly appreciated.

CRANKFIELD, HEIFNER, MCCULLERS, MCCULLOUGH, MCGRAW, MOUNT posted by Arlene Hampton on Thursday, March 16, 2000

McCULLERS, James Dudley b. Dallas Co. AL on 13 July 1860. He was the son of F. Moses McCULLOUGH and Pamelia McGRAW. James married Emma Virginia MOUNT, daughter of Benjamin MOUNT and Mary Arden CRANKFIELD-HEIFNER. James and Emma had 20 children, and raised 11 to adulthood. The names of those 11 are: Jason,James Frank, Carl Dudley, Annie Arden, Euna, Emma Virginia, Fred Lewis, May Geneva, Paul Dudley, Myrtle Gertrude, Ruth Clara. I would like to hear from anyone who has any knowledge of this family. I would especially like to know more about Pamelia McGRAW, and who she married, after the death of F. Moses McCULLOUGH. Thanks, Arlene Hampton  

HORNE, WATSON posted by Tom W. Watson on Friday, March 17, 2000

Looking for any info. on Lewis James WATSON or Charlie Hurst WATSON in Calhoun co. or Cleburne Co. dob about 1866 or 1868 . also, Emily or Emma Ann HORNE and any info. on HORNES in this region same time .

WILLIAM, YOUNGBLOOD posted by Don Youngblood on Sunday, March 19, 2000

I am trying to locate information on my great-grandfather's family. His name was Joseph Richard YOUNGBLOOD. He was born in Calhoun County on November 21, 1856. His father was William L. YOUNGBLOOD. William L. YOUNGBLOOD supposedly, a Confederate soldier, supposedly died at Chattanooga during the war. William L.YOUNGBLOOD'S wife, name unknown, remarried and moved to Texas with her three sons, Joseph Richard, Jim, and Greene. A family bible has been lost and I can find no information concerning WILLIAM L. YOUNGBLOOD and his family up the tree. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Don Youngblood

BAKER, FINLEY, GREEN, KIRKSEY posted by Candace Carter-Green on Monday, March 20, 2000

I am looking for descendents of Aaron GREEN born 1798 in South Carolina, found in 1860 Calhoun County census with his wife, Demaris nee BAKER, grown married daughters, Linda KIRKSEY and Nancy FINLEY. Also, William Green born 1829 in South Carolina, son of Aaron Green. Candace

CROCKER, GORE posted by Howard A. GORE on Tuesday, March 21, 2000

I am looking for information about my g-g-grandfather. His name is William GORE and was prob born in SC on 15 December 1781. He married Dorcas CROCKER abt 1799 and they had about 11 children: Joshua, James, Sarah, Mary, Caleb, Sisannah, William, Reubin, John, Rhoda and Joseph. In the 1830's, he and his clan migrated to Calhoun County, AL. Records show that William Bought land in Benton Co. He died in Calhoun Co in 1864 and Dorcas died there in 1874.They are both buried in a grave at the Mt Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery in Jacksonville, AL. Can someone out there help me?? I am stuck on my research in Calhoun Co. Thanks!

BAKER, HEARD, MCEACHERN, NUNNALLY, OWENS, TEDDER posted by Sharon D Spangler on Tuesday, March 21, 2000

Am researching the following families from Calhoun Co.: TEDDER, OWENS, MCEACHERN, NUNNALLY, HEARD, BAKER. Some parts of these families moved on into Winston Co around the 1890s-1910. Also am interested in any information on an area called Kemps Creek listed on the 1860 Census. Some of the MCEACHERNS and OWENS are buried at Antioch Cemetery near the GA/AL state line. Any information on this church or any family members who still attend this church would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Sharon

PEARSON posted by Dave Larrimore on Wednesday, March 22, 2000

Sunny Slope, AL Does anyone know where this is/was located? Doesn't show up on any maps I have, Mapquest, or even the USGIS site. Thanks for any assistance. I'm looking for where a PEARSON ancestor who moved to Sunny Slope from Marlboro Co., SC settled.    http://freepag es.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~larrimore/

KEELING, MCHENRY posted by Estalee Smith on Thursday, March 23, 2000

Looking for family connection to Levi KEELING born in TN in 1824. He married MaryAnn MCHENRY and moved with his family to Spring Valley, MO in Shannon Co. where he was killed during the Civil War. Migration shows Keelings in Calhoun County.

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