Query Postings March - April 1998

GREEN, JONES, SOLLIES posted by Eric Green on Monday, March 2, 1998

I am researching info regarding my great grandparents Oscar P. GREEN and his wife Jim (JONES) GREEN daughter of James B.JONES of Valdosta. Oscar and Jim owned a clothing store in Dothan for many years, had one son Benjamin F. GREEN who married Judge SOLLIES daughter from Ozark AL, and her name may have been Martha as we hve some china with the initals M.S.G which we believe stands for Martha Sollie Green. We are also not sure if Sollie is spelled Sallie for sure. I researched the 1900 census for Geneva county and found a Green family with a son Oscar but not sure if its correct the fathers name was Ira GREEN, wife Rellie, and sons Oscar Martin. Hardy, Alva and Shelly. I'm trying to locate info on the family, pictures of the Green family clothing store and some old advertisements from same and trace the Greens on back. any help would be appreciated.

BENNETT, EZELL posted by Lois E. Webster on Saturday, March 14, 1998

Looking for info on John Ezell early 1800's Wife was names Elizabeth BENNETT Ezell believed she was born in Northern Ga. Both died in South Eastern Ala. They are my gt.gt. grandparents I know nothing but their names. Any info will be very much appreciated. Thank you.

GIVENS, STARLING posted by Charles Smith on Tuesday, March 17, 1998

William Wesley Givens d.o.b. 1847 d.o.d. 1929 Julia Starling d.o.b. 1849 d.o.d. 1910 These were my great great grand parents. Only information I can get is that they lived in the Piney Grove Church community.

URQUHART posted by Jean Hayles Wright on Wednesday, March 18, 1998

Seeking information on Daniel M. URQUHART b 1816 GA, listed on 1855 Henry Co. census.

BLANTON, URQUHART posted by Jean Hayles Wright on Wednesday, March 18, 1998

Seeking information on Alexander BLANTON b 1788, listed on 1855 Henry Co. census. His daughter, Francis Lavinia BLANTON m Daniel M. URQUHART'S son, Josiah N. URQUHART.

HALLADAY, HATHCOCK, PARRAMORE, RICE, TATE, YOUNG posted by Addie P. Howell on Tuesday, March 24, 1998

Looking for information on the children of James PARRAMORE. They were in Randolph Co, Ga in 1850, Henry Co 1860, m ab 1820 Ga to Mary maiden name unknown. Children : Mary b- 1822, m- David Young. Eliza C, b- 1825, m- Augustus Rice. William b- 1828, m- ? James b- 1832, m- Elizabeth Tate. Jane b- 1834, m- James Hathcock. Christopher b- 1838 John H. b- 1842 Eglantine b- 1844 Need death dates on everyone. Would like to know more about this family. Any help would be appreciated.


I am back working on the ancestry of James J. Coates and his wife Susan Dubose. Susan is buried at White Oak Methodist Church Cemetery where her son Jefferson Davis Coates are buried and a few other family members. I am looking for descendants of theirs. Their children were Thomas Jefferson Coates born 1844 married Savannah Jernigan, Martha Coates who married (1)James Monroe DeShazo, (2) William Henry Harrison, and John Lunsford last., William E. Coates and many others. I will put them on at a later date.

FILLINGIM, MONROE posted by Addie P. Howell on Wednesday, March 25, 1998

Looking for information on Mary Monroe, b-1792 Al, d- 1885 Dale Co, Al. She m- Benjamin Fillingim 1825 Henry Co, Al. Would like to find out who her parents were and if she was part Indian. Is there anyone who could help me with this ?

EDGE, GILMORE posted by Mary Ellen Wexler on Sunday, March 29, 1998

This is for my friend Henry Gilmore: His Great grandmother Marhta EDGE was born 1800, died 1912 Bagdad, L. Married William Gilmore of Barbour Co., AL One son is George born 1848 died 1898, Bagdad. Any information on this family greatly appreciated. Thanks!

FULLER, SANDERS posted by Gregory Hoga on Wednesday, April 1, 1998

Erastus P Sanders was born in Henry County in 1863. He married a Fuller (birth as yet unknow) . He moved to Winder, GA in late 1800's and my grandfather Hardy P Sanders was born in 1895 in what is now Barrow County, GA. I would like to know his parents, and othe ancestors, and their involement in the War Between the States.

RABREN posted by Mary Rabren on Wednesday, April 1, 1998

I am researching the surname RABREN. Henry Co, Al. Covington Co. and Conecuh Co. Most are desendants of Ira W. RABREN b 1820 in SC. Thanks.

GARDNER, THURMAN posted by Beth Thurman on Sunday, April 5, 1998

Perkin(s) & Liddy (GARDNER?) THURMAN were listed in the l850 Henry Co. Census. Also, I have found a will for a John THURMAN in the Henry Co. Courthouse. I am looking for anything on or anyone related to these two families. I know that they lived in the northern half of the county near the Barbour Co . line. John was evidently Perkin"s father. Thanks.

MADDOX posted by Stephen Tuttle on Friday, April 10, 1998

Looking for parents of John J. MADDOX b. 8 Mar 1868 in Blakey GA?, d. 21 Jul 1949 buried Webb AL, brothers William, Lemuel, Robert & Dale?;m. Elzadie KIRKLAND b. 22 Sep 1874, d. 28 Mar 1935 buried Webb AL also seeking parents of Elzadie.

ELMORE posted by Stephen Tuttle on Friday, April 10, 1998

Looking for maiden name of Harriet b. c. 1837 m. R. G. ELMORE, children Willis, Elizabeth, George, Jefferson, Emmes J.?, Robert. 1860 U.S.C. Henry Co. AL. Also where R. G. ELMORE is buried. Son Robert George ELMORE (R. G.)buried at Beulah Baptist Church cemetery N. of Dothan.

WOOD posted by Denise Wood on Monday, April 13, 1998

Furnifold WOOD b. 1797 m. Anna 1824 in NC. 1830 census has them in Johnston County, NC, the 1840 census has them in Henry County, AL, and the 1850 census has them in Choctaw County, MS. At least part of their children were born in Henry County, AL: Anna W., James B., William J., Furney Fold, Allen C., Abigail, and Young Monroe. Young Monroe WOOD b. 1844 in AL served in the Cival War. I would love to find someone else that is researching this same family.

ENGLISH, RUSSELL posted by Doris Jordan on Tuesday, April 14, 1998

I am looking for information on my ggg grandmother Jane ENGLISH she married Edmund RUSSELL on Jan 4, 1824 in Henry County AL. Any information will be appreciated. Thank you.

MCCLENDON, MCLENDON posted by Wanda Black on Tuesday, April 21, 1998

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BLACKSHEAR, HALE posted by Laurie Blackshear on Tuesday, April 21, 1998

BLACKSHEAR, Bryant Byrd supposedly m. HALE(S), Cordelia Alma in Haleburg, Henry Co., AL on 22 Dec 1882. Would like to communicate with anyone who might have additional information on Cordelia Hale(s).

FARMER, SKIPPER posted by Sara Neeley on Tuesday, April 21, 1998

James SKIPPER, born abt 1794 in NC , wife Martha born abt 1807 in NC lived in Henry County, AL in 1850. Must have owned land because they moved to Drew County, AR and bought a section in 1857. Children all born in AL, Comfort, Civil, Mary Farmer and Marian Frances. Looking for maiden name of his wife Martha (Farmer?) and parents of James.

KIRKLAND, RODEN posted by Harold A. Bouldin on Thursday, April 23, 1998

I am seeking information on Susannah Kirkland daughter of Benjamin Kirkland and Alcey Odom from South Carolina. Possible ancestors in Henry County Alabama. She married Jeremiah Roden and moved to DeKalb County, Alabama. Any info?

HICKS, HIX posted by Jack Jones on Thursday, April 23, 1998

I am searching for the parents James Mason (aka Mace) HIX (HICKS) born September 1861, died Feb 19,1926. He married Martha Melinda WELLS on August 21 1881 in Henry Co., AL. She is the daughter of john W. WELLS who died in Geneva Co., AL. Children of James and Martha Melinda are Marhew Millard, Lee, Duff, William, James, Martha, Nancy, Daniel Sanford. He lived in Henry and Geneva AL most of his life.

HICKS, LANE posted by Jeanette Hicks Crane on Sunday, April 26, 1998

HICKS and LANE: James Albert HICKS, b. unknown, d. 1927 m. Margaret LANE, b abt 1875, d. Dec. 1951. My grgrandfather HICKS owned farm land in or around Henry or Houston Counties. My ggrandfather outlived my grandfather. My grandparents are buried in one of the above counties. Know nothing about my grandparents or other ancestors other than what is shown above. Help will be appreciated. Thanks.

SWENY, SWINNEY, SWINY posted by Kristina Harris on Tuesday, April 28, 1998

I am searching for information relating to John L. SWINNEY and Hiram SWINNEY. John L. and Hiram were both listed in the 1830 Henry County Census; however, by 1840, John was listed as residing in Barbour County. Hiram remained in Henry County. The only records found so far include 2 land records indicating that John L. SWINNEY owned or had a financial interest in property located in Township 11, Range 29. In addition, both Hiram and John were included in the early Cherokee County land records.

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