HENRY COUNTY ALABAMA

Query Postings November - December 1997

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CONNOR, PITTS, WEST, WHITEHURST posted by Sheila Melvin on Tuesday, November 4, 1997
Searching for Joel F.PITTS found in 1870 Henry census. Married Francis A. (Fannie) CONNOR abt. 1875 they had a son Clifford and a daughter Lila (?). Francis had two brothers John and Alec (Ellic) CONNOR. Searching for info on the WEST and WHITEHURST families in and around Abbeville and Lawrenceville in Henry Co. Any info on any of the above names would be greatlllllly appreciated.
COWART, MESSER posted by Deborah Miller on Wednesday, November 12, 1997
I am researching the MESSER family. According to the Henry Co. AL 1840 Census a D. MESSER was residing in Henry Co. He was probably born abt.1813 in Georgia. He married Annie COWART and was located in Dale County by the 1850 census. Dempsey also fought in the Indian Wars... Alabama Genealogical Quarterly vol2 no.2&3 spring/summer1980 page 180 reads... Alabama Troops in the Indian Wars the Creek War 1836-1837 Blairs Battalion Alabama Militia-Gordon's Co. orginated Henry Co. AL Lewis Co. MESSER, Demsey private Any information would be appreciated. thank you
BULL, MARSHALL, NEWTON posted by Andy Marshall on Friday, November 14, 1997

I am searching for information on the Edmond BULL family. Edmond and his family lived in Henry County during the early 1800's. I believe he and three of this daughters are members of my family. Julia Ann BULL married Benjamin J. NEWTON, Virginia BULL married Francis Joseph MARSHALL, and Mary Lou BULL was a friend of the above MARSHALL family, living with them and probably the mother of some of Francis' children. I have extensive data on the MARSHALL family that I am willing to share for any leads on the Edmond BULL family. Census records indicate that Edmond BULL moved to Henry County from GA. Edmond BULL lived near the above NEWTON family.

FEARS, PHILLIPS posted by Jim Phillips on Monday, November 17, 1997

FEARS in Henry Co., AL 1830-1870 James Fears b. 1800 m. Elizabeth. Parents of Christian Fears Phillips(m. Wilder Phillips), Margaret "Peggy" Fears, Nobles(m. Louis Nobles),Thomas Fears, Kissiah Fears, John Fears, Alexander Fears, Joseph Fears, and more. Trying to locate James' parents in GA. PHILLIPS in Henry Co., AL(1840-1870) Abraham(ca. 1816-GA) and Wilder Phillips(ca. 1823-FL) were heads of household in 1850-60-70. Were they brothers and who were their parents? Possibly Abraham and Nancy Taylor Phillips who m. in 1811, Montgomery Co., GA.
BARNES posted by Michael Barnes on Saturday, November 29, 1997

Looking for information on a Joshua Frank BARNES 06/21/1848 - 05/29/1913 married to Pena Elizabeth BARNES 06/30/1845 - 02/24/1920 Both were residents of Abbeville Alabama (Henry County) for at least the end of their lives. I am looking for information on the parents of the above and any information about a connection to Fort Valley GA which is the rumored birthplace of both. Many thanks in advance!
FARMER posted by Gary Gamble on Wednesday, December 3, 1997

Looking for father of Eliza FARMER born 1831 in Henry Co. Possibly Luke or Milburn Farmer.
BAKER, GILL posted by Bill Baker on Wednesday, December 10, 1997

I am looking for any information on William Jasper BAKER who was living in Henry County - Dothan, Ala. prior to the Civil War, Also his Brother Mid or Middleton Baker. William Jasper married Burmah Eugenia GILL from Leesburgh, Lee county, Ga. I really would like to know the parents and number of brothers & sisters that were in the family of William Jasper Baker. He was born about 1842.
LOCKE, PETTIS posted by Norma Jean Houston on Saturday, December 13, 1997

I am looking for links to my great-great grandparents David LOCKE who was married to Elizabeth PETTIS. David was born 1 Feb, 1820 and died 18 June 1902. His wife Elizabeth PETTIS LOCKE was born 5 May 1823 and died 16 March 1902. They are buried in the cemetery in Headland downtown. David served in the Civil War. Their children were: William Stephen, Epp, Elma, Josephine and Bill. If you have information on generations going further back please advise.
BYRD, MORRIS posted by Charlene P. Montgomery on Thursday, December 18, 1997

James R. MORRIS was my G-Grandfather and married to Margaret E. BYRD in 1849, Henry Co., AL. He was born in 1821 and she is 1830. He died 10/02/1872 and she died 12/31/1907. They are both buried at Judson Baptist Church in Henry County, where he pastored. Any information would be greatly appreciated since I have no living relatives on my father's side. Oh yes, and he had a brother, Cornelius Van Cleef Morris, who was a Captain in CSA, 15th AL regiment under Col. Oates. I will be glad to exchange information . Thanks!
BAXLEY, HARTZOG posted by Doyle T. Brittain on Friday, December 26, 1997

Rebecca HARTZOG was: b. 1825 in SC. Her parents were David HARTZOG and Catherine Unknown. Rebecca HARTZOG m. on September 17, 1848 to James BAXLEY; d. 1921 in Henry County, AL. They raised a family in Barbour County, AL. Seeking information on the genealogy of this family.
HARTZOG, HENLEY posted by Doyle T. Brittain on Friday, December 26, 1997

David HARTZOG was; b. 1796 in SC; d. January 15, 1879 in Henry County, AL; m. Abt 1824 to Catherine Unknown. They raised a family in Barbour County, AL. His second marriage was to. Rebecca HENLEY in 1842. They raised a family in Henry County Alabama. Seeking information on the genealogy of this family.

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