Query Postings January - May 1997

HARRIS posted by Kathryn Gavan on Thursday, January 23, 1997
Am seeking information on the parents and wife of Garland L. HARRIS, born 1816 SC and died 1883 Jasper Co. Mississippi. His wife was Julia A.? and most of his children were born in Henry Co. Ala. Please email if this family sounds familiar. Thanks.
PARKER posted by Charlene P. Montgomery on Saturday, February 15, 1997
I am searching for my grandfather who is James Edmond PARKER. He was born in Henry County, Alabama around 1866. He is buried in an unmarked grave in Shorterville, Alabama. Do not know his exact date of birth or date of death.

BOIET, BOIT, BOYT posted by Julia Ledyard on Monday, March 3, 1997

Margarette BOIET (BOIT, BOYT) 17 Mar, 1828 - 24 Apr, 1902 and Joseph H. Boiet were married in Henry Co., AL in 1859. His father was Henry F. Boiet. I would like to know where Joseph is buried and who Margarette's parents were. Many thanks
MILLS, SOLOMON, STEWART posted by Donald (Don) D. Grooms on Tuesday, March 4, 1997
Any information would be appreciated on the marriage or family of Peter SOLOMON. Peter was born 1/25/1856 in Henry Co., AL and died in Lancaster, TX. He is included in the 1870 federal census for Skipperville, Dale Co., AL at the age of 14. Peter's parents were Henry Franklin SOLOMON (b. 2/28/1830, d. 9/13/1867) and Berthenia STEWART SOLOMON (b. 3/21/1831, d. 8/15/1914). He was married on 10/16/1879 to J. W. MILLS and they had one boy by the name of Henry SOLOMON. Would appreciate any information on any of these individuals but particularly on the marriage of Peter SOLOMON and J.W. MILLS, most likely in Dale Co., AL. A postal address if needed is 8313 N. Hwy. 87; Orange, TX. 77632
HAM, WEBB posted by Jeffrey L. Palmer on Tuesday, March 25, 1997
Allen HAM, b. circa 1804 in SC., m. Millie WEBB (b. circa 1808 in GA) on 21 Dec 1823 in Henry Co AL. Appears on the Henry Co census from 1840- 1880. Allen and Millie had 12 (or more) children. Any info on descendants or parents of Allen & Millie is appreciated.
GALLOWAY, SHIPES, TRAWICK, WILLIAMS posted by Jeffrey L. Palmer on Tuesday, March 25, 1997
Huey J. TRAWICK, b. 1829 in Henry Co AL, son of George N. TRAWICK and Nancy GALLOWAY. On 20 Dec 1854, m. Matilda SHIPES (b. 1835 in SC). Children: (1) Christina Josephine b. Feb 1855, (2) George b. circa 1858, (3) Nancy b. circa 1860, (4) Ailcy b. circa 1862, and (5) Fanny b. circa 1863. Huey d. 09 Jan 1863 in Montgomery Co AL during his service inthe Civil War. Matilda then m. Soloman WILLIAMS (b. Apr 1849 in AL) on 24 Feb 1867 in Barbour Co AL. Children of Soloman and Matilda: (1) John Warren b. 12 Jan 1868, (2) Lina L. b. circa 1870, (3) Callie D. b. circa 1873, (4) Robert E. b. circa 1876, and (5) Suffronia b. circa 1877. Any info on descendants of Huey and Matilda or of Soloman and Matilda is appreciated.
BAKER, FORT, GOODSON, WARD posted by Marie Nations on Monday, April 7, 1997
Would like to share info with anyone researching Allen and Mary (GOODSON) FORT who lived in Henry County, AL as early as 1835. Their daughter Sarah FORT married a Daniel WARD. According to 1840 census, they had a daughter whom I have not located yet. Son Albert Thomas FORT married a Harriet. I would love to know her maiden name. Son Danial Isaiah FORT married Elinor BAKER. Who were her parents?
HARRISON, LOVE, ODOM posted by Wwaters on Wednesday, April 30, 1997
Any information on John D. ODOM and Emma LOVE. Married 1883 in Ga. John D. ODOM remarried in 1891 while Emma was still alive to Ssmantha Marcilla HARRISON ODOM. in Henry Co, Al. How was this possible? There is no record of a divorce. He used the name Davis ODOM when he married Emma LOVE. These people were my ggrandparents.
COWART, HARRISON posted by A.D. Harrison, Jr. on Saturday, May 3, 1997
Looking for gggrandfather Wiley E. HARRISON born in Georiga in 1821. Living with wife Polly COWART (also born in Ga) in Ashford, Henry County, Ala during 1850, 1860, and 1870 census.Trying to find birthplace in Georgia.
KIRKLAND, MCCLELLAN posted by Bonney McClellan on Wednesday, May 14, 1997
Francis M. MCCLELLAN married Rebecca KIRKLAND 24 Aug 1870. Children: Walter, Charles, Millie, Kate, Frank M., Minnie L.
TRUITT, WIGGINS posted by Doug Urquhart on Friday, May 16, 1997
Looking for information on ancestors of William Hampton TRUITT and Alcey WIGGINS. They were married October 10, 1831 in Henry Co., Alabama.
HAMMACK, HAMMOCK posted by Larry A. Hammack on Sunday, May 25, 1997
Researching HAMMACK and HAMMOCK surnames in Henry Co from 1835 to present.
JERNIGAN, KNIGHT posted by Barbara Jernigan Fowler on Monday, May 26, 1997
Seeking information on parents of sisters- Nell and Abigail (Abby) JERNIGAN. They would have been born c1870. Abigail m. Thomas L. KNIGHT and they lived in Ashford where they operated a store for many years. I have a marriage record for T.L. Knight and S.A. Jernigan in Henry Co. AL on Oct 11, 1894. This is possible this couple. Thanks for any leads.
KIRKLAND posted by K C Hale on Monday, May 26, 1997
I am researching the KIRKLAND Surname from Henry Co., Alabama. Any Relatives of Snowden Kirkland, Caleb Kirkland and Moses Kirkland.
BROOKINS, GIVENS posted by Kenneth H. Givens on Tuesday, May 27, 1997
Researching the BROOKINS and GIVENS surnames. Looking for ancestors of BROOKINS, Edwin G., b. abt 1795, SC. Lived in Laurens County, GA in 1830, Ranolph County, GA in 1840 and 1850, and in Henry County, AL in 1860. Known children - Ira Hilliard Brookins, Ivey Hollis Brookins, and Julia Brookins. Also looking for GIVENS, James, b. abt 1803, SC. Married Winifred. Known children - Andrew Jackson Givens, John J. Givens, Mary Givens, Levi Givens, William Givens, and James F. Givens. James, Winifred and children were living in Henry County, AL in the 1840's and later years. Have extensive information on BROOKINS line and limited information on GIVENS line.
I am looking for information on the Ancestors and Descendants of Joshua BRANTLEY and Tempey RADFORD. I have lots of information on this family, up to a reunion that is planned in June of 1997 (a yearly event). I look forward to hearing from anyone interested in this family! Other related surnames are: HENDRICKS, BRASWELL, TERRY, WARREN, NEWSOME, HODGES, HALL, and CLAYTON.

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