Query Postings July 1999

CORLEY, SELLERS, STANDLEY posted by Joe Mack Walker on Thursday, July 1, 1999

I have a copy of the Henry County Orphans Court records dated April 25, 1842. This was the final settlement of Jerimiah Corley's estate. Jerimiah's widow, Mary, had married Mathew Sellers in 1837 and he was the executor of Jerimiah Corley's (no doubt about the spelling) will. There were 5 shares divided this way: 1 share to James Standley for his wife Jerimiah Corley. 1 share to James B. Standley for his wife (Matilda)Marabelle Corley. 3 shares to Mathew Sellers for his wife Mary and 2 minor children. I also have copies of the original marriage records of both Mahala Corley to James Standley and Matilda Corley to James B. Standley. On both original documents the names is Corley. None of the original records say Cowley.
CHAMBERS posted by Kt Arnold on Thursday, July 1, 1999
I am looking for information on my grandmother, Jennie Chambers Roberts. She married W.B. Roberts in 1892 in Henry County. She was born in 1886, I think, in Shorterville, Ala.
DEAL, WARD posted by Ed Jackson on Saturday, July 3, 1999
Searching for the descendants of the following Deals. They are the children of James Carson Deal and Annie Rosalee Ward. James was born Feb. 14, 1881, in Center Ch Comm, Ozark-Abbeville, Henry Co., AL. Teddie Deal, born 1906 Hettie Esther Deal, born 1907 (my wife's grandmother), married Joseph Elijah Frith, Sr. between 1920-1923. Tollie Deal, born 1909 Norman Deal, born 1910 Lottie Deal, born 1914 Lillie Deal, born 1917 Ruby Deal, born 1919 Any leads appreciated. I will share what I have
WIGGINS posted by Margie Wiggins Lawrence on Saturday, July 3, 1999
Searching for information on Julia A. Wiggins w/o Henry Zinnamon Brown and she was the daughter of Stephen Wiggins and Jane Woodham Wiggins, granddaughter of Daniel H. and Susanna Truitt Wiggins. Would like to find her burial site and date of death. She was in Henry Co in 1920. Any help appreciated.
HART posted by John Nelson on Sunday, July 4, 1999
Any information on the following family will be appreciated. 1850 Henry Co. Census Southern Dist. Hart, Robert 32 m GA wife, Sarah 32 f SC, William A. 12 m AL, Rebecca 10 f AL,Thomas 7 m AL,John W. 5 m AL,Cornelius B.3 m AL, Malenda 6/12 f AL Robert died in Clarke Co. AL in 1857. Widow, Elizabeth Ann Hart. The above children were listed as heirs, some still in Henry Co.
ALEXANDER, BENNETT, HARVEY posted by Curtis Alexander on Monday, July 5, 1999
To Katie BENNETT; I am interested in your BENNETT-HARVEY lines; My ggG/F William BENNETT ALEXANDER married Penelope HARVEY 25 April 1831 Copiah Co. Ms Daughter of Thomas W. HARVEY. Could we possibley have a link on our family lines. Thanks for your reply. Curtis Alexander> crayalex@chickasaw.com
WOODS, YELVERTON posted by Tom Davis on Sunday, July 18, 1999
Looking for ancestors, advice, pb, etc. of Emily Woods b:5/19/1820, d:1851 and buried in Clopton AL. She married Dr. Kenneth Yelverton before 1845 and had four children. Her third son was born in Henry County.
CASSIDY, NORDAN, NORRIS posted by Rebecca Scano on Thursday, July 22, 1999
This is the same couple, only Elizabeth's name was actually Nordan, dau. of Thomas Nordan and Elizabeth Ann Norris of South Carolina. Patrick (b. 6 Jun 1800 SC, d. 6 Nov 1837 Lawrenceville, Henry, AL) is the son of Zachary Cassidy and Mary (Idly?)
STANDLEY, SYLVESTER posted by Joe Mack Walker on Saturday, July 24, 1999
Rebecca, In response to your query about William Sylvester and Nancy Standley: Nancy Standley was the daughter of Needham Standley & Elenor Hogan. Needham was the son of my ggg-grandfather, James Standley, who moved to Henry co. AL from NC around 1815-1820. Elenor was the daughter of Isam Hogan. William Sylvester & Nancy had 5 children: Missouri, William W. Jr., Needham, Latitia and Martha. Kitty Ann Standley, Nancy's sister, married John Adam Sylvester, William's brother. Kitty Ann died 1927 in Falls co. TX and Jahn Adam died in Robertson co. TX. Is this the family you were talking about?
DEVEREAUX posted by Jan Stevens on Sunday, July 25, 1999
I am researching the Devereaux family that was to have lived in Henry County in the early 1800's. The family names that I have so far are William, Caroline, Samuel, Charles, Henry, Julia, Louisa, Mary, and Peter. Some of these people lived also in MS. Any help or advice would be much appreciated. Thank you.
DEVEREAUX, MCALLISTER posted by Beverly Brown on Thursday, July 29, 1999
Louisa F. Devereaux is buried at McRae cemetery in Shorterville (Henry Co.) Alabama. The cemetery is where my McAllister ancestors are also buried. There are a number of unmarked graves also. Louisa D. May 27,1912.I am not connected to her just know where this grave is.
BAGGET, MONEY, RITCHIE posted by Denise Money on Friday, July 30, 1999
Hello Mr. Fletcher. I am a married "into" Money. All I know is that my husband is Richard Wayne Money and his father is Richard Floyd Money m. Agnes Belle Ritchie in Henry Co. Al. Richard Floyd's father was Lois Herbert Money m. Ruthie Lee Bagget. Only thing else I know is that lois Herbert's father was Bud Money. Probably a nick-name. I'm trying to research the Moneys but they are hard!!! We are 42 yrs. old. Any info you might have for me would be great. Send to Myiestein@aol.com Bye Denise Money Thanks.
BAGGET, COKER, CULPEPPER, MONEY, RITCHIE posted by Denise Money on Friday, July 30, 1999
Looking for any info on these sir names in Henry Co. AL.
WRIGHT posted by DiAnna Phillips on Friday, July 30, 1999
I am searching for parents/siblings of Spencer Wright shown in 1850 Census in Henry County. He is also listed as born in Georgia and I have written information that he was Irish and from Dade County Georgia or Dale County Alabama. His wife's name was Elizabeth Pierce. My ancestor was his son William Henry Wright born May 1848, Died July 1940 in Texas. His spouse was Emily Peters. Could Spencer be related to Westly?
PIERCE, WRIGHT posted by DiAnna Phillips on Friday, July 30, 1999

I am researching Spencer Wright born GA, Sons James Hamilton (died in civil war), Jackson (died in civil war)and my ancestor William Henry (B May 1848, D Jul 1940 in Texas, married to Emily Peters), and daughter Elizabeth listed as age 8/12 on census. Other children born to this couple: Sarah Ann Wright (8/1850), John Westly Wright (9/1852), George Washington Wright (b 2/1855, md Mittie Parham), Mary Jane Wright (b 3/1858, Md Frank Grubbs & George Grubbs), Jennie Louise Wright (b 11/1862) and Zackariah Jefferson Wright (b 12/1865. This information was written down by my grandmother who was William Henry's grandchild. Do you think there may be a connection? I have only recently located Spencer as I had been searching Dade County, GA and Dale County, Alabama without success.
BELCHER, BELSER, BELSHER, BROOKS, BULLOCK, COONROD, PITTMAN posted by Karen Rocher on Friday, July 30, 1999
Can anyone identify the John T. BROOKS and J.T. BROOKS listed in the 1855 State Census for Henry County, AL? I am searching for a John BROOKS b. NC who md. Mary J. BULLOCK ca 1850. No data on John BROOKS other than this. They had children: Mazura (Missouri?) A. BROOKS, female b. ca 1852 AL; Henry Lewis BROOKS, b. 1854 AL; Columbus Franklin BROOKS b.1856 AL. John BROOKS deceased by 1859. Mary (BULLOCK) BROOKS b. Apr 1828 GA md. 3 Apr 1859 Jackson Co., FL Huland R. PITTMAN. Ch: Laura L. PITTMAN b. 1860 AL; Sarah Morilla PITTMAN and Green PITTMAN. Huland d. Civil War. Mary's sister, Margaret BELSER b. Mar 1835 living with her 1900 Jackson Co., FL census. Both were widows. The two BROOKS brother married COONROD sisters.
WRIGHT posted by Harold E. Wright on Saturday, July 31, 1999
I'm sorry but I do not know any of Spencer Wright's ancestors. As you know, there are 3 Spencer Wright's in the 1850 Henry County, AL census but no reference to Westly Wright. There are 2 WILLIAM Wright children listed in it also. I put a query in Henry County hoping that Elias Wright,son of Westly Wright was my Gr-Grandfather. However, I have not been able to confirm that yet. Would appreciate any help.

FAIRCLOTH, STANDLEY posted by David Moerbe on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Katie, Can you give me any help on the David B. Standley Patience Faircloth family? The Faircloths are our direct line. Thank you for any help.

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