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1997

Glenda Brown Mon Dec 01 23:16:12 1997
In 1903, at Morgan County, AL, WILLIAM PENN YORK, the son of DANIEL A. YORK and MARY JANE REEVES, married Mary Elma Pruitt. Would like to contact anyone searching this family line. Please email me at Bear2bj@aol.com. Thanks, Glenda Brown



Dianne Blankenstein Sat Nov 15 23:15:54 97
Hardin Perkins LEWIS b. Albemarle Co, Va d 1827 in Morgan Co, Alabama. He married about 1805 Va Ann who d bef 1827 Morgan Co, Ala. In Morgan Co Orphans Book the brother of Hardin P. LEWIS (Nicholas LEWIS) was named guardian of one of the children - Meriwethr LEWIS. Was Ann's last name MERIWETHER? The children of Hardin & Ann were: Sarah Perkins LEWIS, Emaline LEWIS, Nicholas LEWIS, Daniel Owen Lewis, and Arthur Meriwether LEWIS I. Hardin LEWIS left a large estate in Morgan Co, Ala & his brother Nicholas LEWIS owned land there. Would like to know more about this family. Dianne Blankenstein blankenstein@startext.net



Clay B. Blankenship Fri Oct 31 11:09:23 1997
RUMP, RUMPH, RUMPFF I am seeking information on Germans in Valhermoso Springs, Morgan County, AL, around 1870. My ancestor, Augusta Christopher William RUMP (or RUMPH or RUMPFF) was a carpenter there in 1870. He was born 30 Oct 1832 in Germany. He is listed on the 1870 census with his wife Sophia (HENDRIX), b. 8 Dec 1836 in Germany. Sophia arrived in New York aboard the America 18 Jul 1868 with three children. According to the 1900 census, Augusta arrived in 1867. According to family legend, he was a guard on a ship and shot the captain who was either testing the guards or actually stealing from the ship. This incident made it necessary for him to leave the ship in America. According to the passenger list, Sophia was from Oberhammelwarden, which is near Elsfleth in Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony), Germany. However, the 1870 census says they were from Prussia, which did not include this region. Were there any other Germans living in Morgan County at this time, and if so, were they from the same region(s) in Germany? Thanks.



Alvie Davidson Tue Oct 28 18:42:14 1997
I have just discovered the Morgan County Page. I was born in Morgan County in 1941 and have lots of roots there. My mother was placed for adoption to Joe and Ida (Wright) Echols of Somerville. I know who my natural grandparents are as they are supposedly related to this Ida Wright Echols. My quest is to learn more about the heritage of the Ida Wright Echols. Ida was born in 1873 to William Wright and Lillian Taylor in Morgan County. I am trying to find who William Wright might be. My natural grandfather was named Ernest Wheeler Wright who was born in Gurley, Madison Co, AL in 1898 and when his first wife died (Jessie Lee Haney) in Lacey Springs, Grandfather Ernest adopted my mother Mary Lee to Joe and Ida Echols. I have the adoption papers from the Judge Of Probate. I have traced my Grandfather Ernest Wright's genealogy back to 1476 in England but cannot prove the true connection of Ernest to the William Wright, father of Ida. Maybe someone in Morgan Co is related to this William Wright. Thanks, Alvie L. Davidson



JAMES CLARK Wed Oct 15 20:32:07 1997
Looking for info on WILLIAM CLARK family. William died about 1830 in Morgan Co. Would like info on his children. Was the Clark of Lawarence C, Ala kin to him? How doe JOSEPH CLARK of the 1830-40-50 census of Law. Co, Ala. connect to this family or does it? Looking for someone researching this JOSEPH CLARK M/ SUSANNAH NORWOOD line-----JAMES E CLARK---P.O. BOX 427--- HOUSTON, MISS 38851



David Cofield Mon Oct 13 13:50:07 1997
I am tracing ancestry for the following Morgan County settlers. Wiley Harrison BAILEY b. 1843 d. 1905 moved to Morgan County in 1880s, md. Martha Jane MCELROY 1864 Cleburne County, AL. Monroe COMPTON b. 1823 SC d. 1910 Morgan County, moved to Morgan County in 1852, married Elizabeth Johnson FLACK 1850 SC. Jesse BOWERS b. 1797 NC d. 1857 Morgan County. William WILLIAMS b. 1783 VA d. 1854 Morgan County. Thomas OVERSTREET b. 1812 KY d. 1895 Morgan County.



Connie Wisecup Irby Sun Oct 12 05:13:54 1997
Are there probate records for STEPHEN PAIT in Morgan County? STEPHEN PAIT most likely died in 1862. STEPHEN PAIT was married to ISABELLA HILL on 30 September 1830 on Montgomery County, Al.StEPHEN PAIT had children MARTHA, RHODA, SARAH CATHERINE, MARY JANE, JAMES, and JERIMIAH. Ibelieve that STEPHEN PAIT died in Danville Kentucky while severing in the Civil War. Have lots of information the daughters of STEPHEN PAIT but no information on the two sons, can you help? I would love to have the records of probate if they do indeed exist. Thanks



linda Kyle Mon Oct 6 18:37:29 1997
Searching for my family ancestry from Morgan Co. KYLE; Thomas J. 1879; Ida V. 1885; Richard Bynum 1871; Sarah F 1887; Albert E. 1882 their parents were Samuel J. and Mary or Marah Ann Lynn (??) Margrettin L. 1887; Nancy A. 1883; Thomas E. 1880; John T. 1878; Sarah J. (?); William C. (?); Jessie M. (?); parents were Jasper and Margaret C. Samuel and Jasper were brothers. Would like information on where they were born and who their parents were. Richard Bynum and Sarah Jane had the following children; William Edgar 1896 m. Lillie M. Owens; Claudie E. m. Thadius Shull; Elzie Bynum 1903 m. Alcy Glenn Inglet; Ocie Olin 1907 m. Veda Grace Romines Mary Catherine (Katherine) m.(?) other surnames; INGLET; COBB; BRINDLEY; KELLY; SHULL; TORRANCE; OWENS; LYNN; ROMINES; EVANS; PILLOW;WILLOUGHBY; GARNER or GARDNER; NORRIS; MOORE; MCANNALLY. Any links to my family will be appreciatee. Willing to share information I have.



Sally Wallace Mon Sep 29 18:38:25 1997
Looking for info on Thomas BROOKS, b. prior to 1780, d. Morgan County, Alabama, April 30, 1839. It is said that he is buried on the family "plantation" but I question that term. Children were Jane, Margaret, Hannah, Sarah, Charles, Alexander M., Thomas, Samuel K., and James R. I would like to find out any information I can about that family farm, esp. the burial site of Thomas BROOKS.



Edward R. Osborne Wed Sep 24 08:46:26 1997
Researching ancestral links to Eliza COLE, enumerated on the 1880 federal census of Perry County, AL as follows: black, female, 31 years of age, and born in Alabama. Enumerated with her are her 2 children: Mary, female, mulatto, 3 years old, and Harry, mulatto, 6 mos. old; both born in Alabama. Eliza married Isaac ROSS in Dallas county, AL in 1886. Isaac ROSS and his spouse Eliza ROSS, with 5 of their children, are enumerated in the 1900 federal census of Birmingham, (Jefferson county), AL as follows: Isaac ROSS, black, 74 years old, born in VA(/WVA); their children, Mary, Willie, Clara, Edgar and Martha. The 1910 federal census shows Eddie (Edgar) R0SS with his wife Mulona ROSS in Bessemer City, Jefferson County, AL; Willie N ROSS, and spouse Fannie ROSS, nee BARRETT, in Morgan County, AL. The 1920 federal census of New York, NY, shows Eliza, her daughters Mamie (Mary) CRAIG, Clara (ROSS) JENKINS, Margaret (Martha) (ROSS) MARTIN; and Eliza's son-in-law, James CRAIG. The 1920 federal census of Portsmouth, VA, shows Edgar ROSS in the U.S. Navy, with his spouse Florence ROSS, nee PICKENS, (born in AL), and daughter Geraldine Elizabeth ROSS, (d'c'd). 3 years old, born in OK. The NYC Directory of 1931, shows Willie and Fannie ROSS in NYC. Edward OSBORNE was child of Clara ROSS; Edgar Jr. ROSS (d'c'd), and Ruth ROSS (d'c'd), were both additional children of Edgar and Florence ROSS. I would greatly appreciate any additional links to this family. Please write to EdwRiOsb@webtv.net.



Doris Perkins Tue Sep 23 14:58:43 1997
Trying to trace Amos RIDGE who lived in Morgan Co. about 1830 He married Annie (last name unknown) a fullblood Cherokee and had son also named Amos. The son moved to Arkansas where he had son named Robert whose son was Louis (Lewis).Would like to find out more about this family. Would exchange information that I have about later Ridges.



Martin Ryan Thu Sep 18 04:37:15 1997
Seeking information on location of George Berry Baxter Monroe RYAN, more commonly called G.B. or Doc, in the period between 1884 and the 1910 census in which he was enumerated with Cephus M. RYAN in Morgan Co. Alabama, Ryan's Cross Road. It is possible he may have worked and resided with George PATRICK, however no verification of this has been found. George B. had two brothers, William T. and Marcus also genealogy books list a May RYAN believed to be a half sister. Any information appreciated. Martin E. Ryan



Larry Clayton Wed Sep 10 11:26:16 1997
In 1827 in Morgan Co. AL Miles HAYES, b TN 1807 md Mary COLLINSWORTH, b. 1809 Tenn, dau. of Frances Collinsworth. Family appears in Blount Co. census in 1850 and 1860 although Mary had apparently died by then. There was a child, Charity Hayes, b. 1846. My gg grandmother was an older Charity Hayes, b. Al, married James O. HENDRICKS in 1847. In 1850 they were in Lafayette MS. Interested in the origin of any of these people. Have data to share.



Judy Arnold Tue Sep 2 19:40:43 1997
Looking for info on Jesse Wesley JONES b. 1845 Blount or Morgan Co. AL to Jesse G. and Narcissa HILL JONES both b. TN, married 1832 Morgan Co. Jesse W. m. Elva Anne DOWNING 1871 Blount Co.; died 1878/79 possibly in yellow fever epidemic near Decatur, Morgan Co. Elva Anne married J. A. LANE in 1881 and the family moved to McLennan Co. TX. Would especially appreciate obit and/or death record of Jesse W.



Greg Johnson Mon Sep 1 19:54:59 1997
Looking for Pleasant GIVENS. He married Martha J. Stringer, widow, in Morgan Co. in 1868. They are found in the Census of 1870 for Morgan County, but gone by 1880. Does anyone know where they went?



Elizabeth & John Williams Fri Aug 29 18:24:05 1997
Joseph CALVERT married Delila BARTLETT on October 27, 1863, in Morgan County, AL. They had five children, born in Morgan County: Joseph Wiley (1865), Elizabeth (1869), Eliza (1871), Delila (1875) and Henry (1879) . We would like to know where Joseph and Delila are buried, and whether they remained in Morgan County until death. We would like to hear from others connected to this family and to share information. e-mail lwilli2052@aol.com



Elizabeth & John Williams Fri Aug 29 18:44:35 1997
My g-g-father, Silas L. BATY lived in Morgan County, AL from about 1860, when he was age 13, until 1895. He and his brother John and sister Margaret Elizabeth were orphaned in the 1850's when both parents died. They were raised by their l grandparents, who moved to Morgan County from Tennessee We would like to share information with others linked to this family and wonder what happened to John and Margaret.



Robin Brown Mon Aug 18 00:28:20 1997
**CROW** Elijah B. Crow m. 29 Dec 1840 Martha Nunn b. Abt 1817 in AL Morgan County, AL b. Abt 1817 in SC d. ? in AL d. ? AL Children: David J. Crow b. Abt 1845 in AL Abner Nunn Crow m. 15 Dec 1867 Martha L. Vest b. 11 Jan 1848 in AL Morgan County, AL d. 9 Sept 1930 in AL Abner's 2nd wife- m. ? Margie A. Proctor b. 4 Apr 1876 d. 19 Sept 1955 in AL William N. Crow m. 19 Jan 1869 Elizer E. Vest b. 15 June 1859 in AL Morgan County, AL d. 13 Oct 1919 in AL James M. Crow m. 14 Jan 1877 Mary B. Vest b. Abt 1853 in AL Morgan County, AL d. ? Wyatt B. Crow m. 12 Jan 1881 F. E. Livingston b. Abt 1856 in AL Morgan County, AL



Elton R. Jackson Mon Aug 4 18:08:36 1997
Two brothers married two sisters - another case of double first cousins. On Dec 5, 1875, Eliza Ann JACKSON, and Polly C. JACKSON the two oldest daughters of William Monroe JACKSON and Martha Ann SINGLETON, Married Lewis W. BROWN and James R. BROWN at the home of Monroe JACKSON in Hartselle. Both of these families are buried at Johnson's Chapel cemetery, as well as some of their children. I have some information on this family, but it is incomplete. I will be happy to share, or exchange copies of what information I have in oreder to update my knowledge. Any information on this family will be more that greatly appreciated.



Ginny Davis Mon Aug 4 16:45:20 1997
My grandmother , Margaret Lewis KING and her sister Olive KING went to live with a cousin Dora King WADE in Decatur, AL abt 1878-1880 after their father died in VA from smallpox.. Olive KING stayed for a little while before returning to VA to further her education and later went to TX where she married a famous Indian Scout and Buffalo hunter, William "Billy" Dixon. My grandmother went to GA where she lived with another sister, Ocie KING. I am anxious to learn more about Dora King WADE and her family. I do not know the given name of her husband. Any information would be greatly appreciated. The KINGs were directly descended from General Andrew Lewis of VA. Ginny



N.J. vinson Fri Aug 1 21:29:45 1997
looking for Polston in 1845-l855 or before in morgan co, al. pleasant polston married catherine fowler in 1845. this was my gr grandfathers brother.



Gerry Scoffield Mon Jul 28 15:18:42 1997
FORD, John S. and Mahala. Arrived in Morgan County about 1890. Had several children 11, 8 alive 1900 Census. My grandmother was Ida Ford born 1880 Lawrence County, She married Henry Bascom Fitts Febuary 23, 1902 in Decatur. They had I believe 4 boys, Hector Lane b. 1903, Howard b. 1904, James b. 1906 and William b. 1908. Henry Fitts was killed in Bessemer City 1909 and Ida Fitts died in Decatur 1911. The boys were left with their grandparents John S. and Mahala Ford. Other Ford children were: Thomas J. (married Maude Light) Robert L. married Christobel Brooks, Lizzie, married Benjamin Russell, Madge, married Edward Thiemann, Maud, married James Acker, Eugene married Sarah Moore and then Edith Alma Key in 1927. I have no information on this family beyond 1920. If you have any information, could you please let me know? I would be very interested in what happened to the Fitts boys, who they married, etc. Thank you. Gerry Scoffield, Ogden Utah



Dan Franklin Sun Jul 20 08:29:44 1997
Trying to establish the identity of the individuals listed in The Roster of Confederation Soldiers 1861-1865: Ransom, Hughey AL 4th Cav, Co I Ransom, J. D. AL Cav 24th Bn, Co C Ransom, John L. AL 49th Inf, Co A Ransom, R. AL Cav 24th Bn, Co C Ransom, William AL 49th Inf, Co A I think these are brothers, sons of James RANSOM and Amy G. OSBORN: John b.1841, AL; William b.1843, AL; Reuben b.1845, AL; James Dudley b.1845, AL and Hugh b.1849, AL. I know that Hugh would be very young, but assume that he got in towards the end of the war. James and family are listed in the 1860 and 1880 censuses of Morgan Co, AL.



Elton R. JacksonThur Jul 17 22:36:59 1997
I am researching the families of William Monroe JACKSON, b 12 Mar, 1858 at Ragland, in Saint Clair Co, d 13 June 1896 at Hartselle, in Morgan Co. He was married to Martha Ann SINGLETON, also born in Saint Clair Co on 13 Dec, 1855, and d 21 March, 1934 in Morgan Co. They both are buried at Johnson's Chapel cemetery. Monroe and Martha had 10 children, most of whom was raised and buried in Morgan Co. I have some information on all of Monroe's children, and some of their descendants, but a lot of it is incomplete. I will be happy to exchange what information I have on this family with anyone in Morgan County researching this same family. Elton R. Jackson, 5118 Cumberland Woods Drive, Knoxville, TN 37921-2303 My e-mail address is EltonJ1053@AOL



Thomas L. Wimberly Wed Jul 16 02:58:15 1997
COMPTON, Alfred McVey. Was born in Morgan County in 1838. Would appreciate in information on the Compton family in Morgan County during the early 1800's. Thomas L. Wimberly, Marion, IL. twimberly@accessus.net



Sharon Minton Hill Sun Jul 13 09:29:51 1997
Seeking information on family of Henry HILL b. ca 1770 N.C. d. 1854 Morgan Co. Al. wife Sarah Elizabeth COX b. ca 1770 S.C. d. 1866 Morgan Co. Al. children: Rebecca m. Henry McCULLOUGH/MCULLENS, Allen G. m. Liddy, Alfred m. Elizabeth Martha "Betsy", James H. m. Sarah, Henry Jr. m. 1825 Morgan Co. Charity AUSTIN, Lucinda Lavina m. 1. James O. RUTLEDGE 2. J. J. McANALLY, Sarah "Sally" m. 1. George W. RUTLEDGE, 2. William L. GALLAWAY, john Thomas m. 1. Nancy McCAIN 2. Adeline SIMPSON, Nancy Jane m. Elijah Brown NUNN. Will exchange information. Sharon Minton Hill e-mail: shill@cswnet.com



Joseph Thomas Richardson Mon Jul 7 10:19:45 1997
I am researching the DUTTON family, arrived in area from North Carolina in early 1800's. There were several brothers that came to Alabama: William, John, Alexander, Samuel, Stephen, and Edmund. information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.



Maxine Gibson Thu Jul 3 13:17:35 1997
Researching all STRINGER in Morgan Co., AL, decendents of Owen EVANS, Wade Hampton SLATEN, Jonathan J. GIBSON, Will share info.



Helen Tischer Wed Jul 2 21:59:19 1997
Looking for Litton A. Crow and Elizabeth or Betty Griffith. Trying to find information on Crotton or Crowton history. Cemetary by that name on River Road or Upper River Road Near Priceville, Ala. Any descendants please E-mail me.



Lisa Merz Sun Jun 29 12:28:07 1997
I am research the COBB(S) family. Thomas J. Cobb b. c. 1843 married Didama Livingston on 9 July 1865 in Morgan Co. They had four known children, Susan Emma, b. Jan 1870 m. James T. Sandlin 4 April 1889, Martha Josey b. 1872 m. James Wallace ? 8Jan 1890, Tandy Luke, b. 1875 is on 1900 Morgan Co census as boarder, and Henry Walter b. Dec 1876 and my direct line. Would like to share info with anyone researching same line. Thanks.



Liz Clayton Sun Jun 29 12:29:28 1997
I am looking for information concerning a James Riley INMAN. He married a Nancy Jane Gibson. They had a child, Riley David Inman, born June 7, 1863 in Hartsielle, Morgan County, Alabama. Riley David Inman died May 5, 1948 and is buried at Mt. Tabor Cem. Riley David Inman married Martha Ett Whitten on June 5, 1889, she is the daughter of Marion Whitten and Rhoda Rose. Any info about James Riley or his ancestors would be appreciated. Thank you --Liz Clayton



D. Wade Sun Jun 29 21:15:32 1997
Looking for more information on the following: Robert Vest (b. 1798 / d. 5 July 1863 - buried at Moss Chapel) Elizabeth Kennedy (b. ? / d. 24 Oct. 1843 - buried at Moss Chapel) William Vest (b. 30 May 1822 / d. 14 Feb. 1908) Anne B. Crow (married Wm. Vest 7 July 1842 in Mor. Co.) Joel Brumbelow (originally from OK; children were raised in AL- primarily Mor. Co. / children include: Sinia Alice Brumbelow (married John Milton Vest) Frank Thompson (adopted by Thompson family) Will Brumbelow Mary Brumbelow (married Bill Hunneycutt) Vinity Sneed (wife of Joel Brumbelow) Nelson Smith (father of Felix Henry Smith---other siblings??) Tom Kirby (father of Francis Ann Kirby who married Felix Henry Smith; he was a photographer) Dove Hare (married John Byrd Powell; mother of George Washington Powell---looking for verification of Indian heritage) Winifred Cummings (married a Powell--John P., I believe) I have some information on all of the above and will share with anyone who is researching along the same lines. I have some of my information on my HomePage. Some of my Vest information is available there: http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/w/a/d/Deborah-V- Wade/



Libbie Griffin Sat Jun 28 14:36:22 1997
I'm trying to prove that Mary DOSS of Pittsylvania Co. Va. (b. 1760s) was the wife of George VEST and moved with him to Hancock Co. GA. ca. 1795- 97. George VEST died by 1799, leaving several children including John, James, Obediah VEST and others. They were all minors when their father died. Samuel BARRON was the administrator of George Vest's estate; he died while still administering and estate was taken over by John BARRON. Last mention of Mary calls her Mary RODGERS. I believe the RODGERS-VEST family moved to Morgan Co. by about 1810-12. There may have been another VEST brother with them. I have a great deal of information on Mary Doss's ancestors, but need to find her descendants. Does anyone have information about the VEST, RODGERS (ROGERS) or BARRON families in very early Morgan Co.? If so, please contact me at yyex00a@prodigy.



Billie Floyd Thu Jun 26 05:59:50 1997
Laban Gilbert Thomas, b 1816 Tn moved to Morgan Co AL in 1838, m Rachel Helen Maples there, moved to Guntown MS in 1840/1. Need parents of him



Martin Ryan Fri Jun 20 03:53:47 1997
Seeking information om my grandmother, Polly Ann Ryan, after her husband, William T. (Tinker Tom) RYAN died in 1883. She was listed in Morgan Co 1880 Census



Kathleen Duncan Fri Jun 20 20:13:03 1997
Looking for information on Alex BARBEE, listed in Morgan Co. censes in 1880. Would like to know if he is father of James E. BARBEE born April ,1881 died April 14, 1924. James E. had a son William Roy BARBEE born June 26, 1907 died May 5, 1980. William Roy BARBEE was born in Morgan Co. Would appreciate any information on the BARBEE family. Thank you



AJ Fields Wed Jun 18 15:31:31 1997
Will appreciate someone checking Morgan Co. Marriages for THOMAS MEDLIN and FRANCES GEORGE said to have occurred here about 1823. Thanks



Barbara Harrell Wed Jun 18 17:59:48 1997
Am researching SAMUEL DAVIS who resided Morgan Co. from statehood til his death prior to 1870. Am also researching the following Morgan Co. names: McCUTCHEN, LAWRENCE, WRAY, WEST, CRIER (CRYER), HARBISON



Peggy C. Wilson Wed Jun 18 20:55:58 1997
Winton, McClellan: b. ca 1763 Cumberland Co., Pa.; d. 1818 Morgan Co., Al Seek descendants willing to share information on that branch of the Winton tree for THE WINTON REGISTER.



Rita Knight Mon Jun 16 16:29:02 1997
Am looking for any information on the family of STEPHEN ORR FROST or EDWARD BENTON FROST. They were in Morgan co until early in 1800's when they moved to Walker co.Al



Helen Tischer Fri Jun 13 18:28:22 1997
Looking for Litton A. Crow and Elizabeth or Betty Griffith. Trying to find information on Crotton or Crowton history. Cemetary by that name on River Road or Upper River Road Near Priceville, Morgan Co., Ala. Any descendants please E-mail me.



MK Perry Mon Jun 9 11:07:00 1997
POWELL Looking for information on Benjamin Hatchfield POWELL who lived in Morgan Co. in the mid 1800's. He married Melissa A. Wallace in Morgan Co. on Oct 10, 1866. She died in Hartselle in 1913. I do not have any dates for Benjamin. I am curious to know who his parents were and his birth and death dates. Many thanks for any help.



Guy Judkins Sun Jun 8 15:16:37 1997
Seeking to exchange information on descendants of John Daniel MEADOWS and wife, Emmalilla THOMAS MEADOWS who resided in Morgan co. from mid 1830's until 1860. This family later removed briefly to Franklin Co. before moving to Tishomingo Co.,MS, where both died after 1870. One of their sons married a descendant of Bailey Sawyer, also from Morgan Co. prior to moving to Tishomingo--would like information about him, as well. Meadows b. 1812, Warren Co., TN; Sawyer b. 1791, VA. Thanks.



Jim Baucom Sat Jun 7 23:32:44 1997
KENT -- CLARK -- HENDERSON -- EDWARDS -- GREEN -- MITCHELL Researching these families in Morgan Co., AL 1820 - 1900. Kent and Mitchell founded 1st Nat Bank of Hartselle, Sen. Sparkman's Mother was Julia Mitchell Kent. Who were her ancestors? Will trade data on these families



F. Crowe Fri Jun 6 19:30:23 1997
I am researching the following names in Morgan, Walker, Cullman counties of Alabama: Benjamin ASKEW; children of Abraham W. POWELL; John BROWN line that moved from Walker Co. to Hartselle vicinity; Mary Brown, the widow of William S. BROWN (he was killed at Fredricksburg during Civil War), a medal of valor was sent to Mrs. Mary Brown of Apple Grove. Would appreciate any information



Joseph Fennell Mon Jun 2 19:50:45 1997
Seeking any information on Whisenants of Morgan City in Morgan county.



K VEST Ammeraal Sat May 31 17:19:48 1997
Obediah B. Vest born 4 Jun 1786 place unknown, married Matilda Allen on 27 Mar 1842 in Morgan Co. AL. She was born 30 Jul 1808 Alabama.They had seven children Mary Ann,Nancy,Lavina,George,William,John Allen,and Martha.Obediah was thought to be a blacksmith. He died 4 Sept 1864 in Bashan Gap, Winston,Al. Seeking any helpful information



Margie Gilliland Fri May 30 08:50:45 1997
GILLILAND - Looking for members of GILLILAND family shown on 1850 Morgan County Census as Silas J. and Mary J. "GILLERLAND" and son Adelbert. Silas was supposed to have been the son of Thomas and Melinda Ponder GILLILAND of GA.



Okiegirl Thu May 29 17:35:59 1997
Hello, I am researching the Oden's, specifically the children and ancestors of MALAKIAH ODEN B. 1818 GA, d. 1870 - 1880 AL, in 1850 He was in Morgan County, AL married to Catherine (Smith ?), there seems to be only one Malakiah of his generation....in 1870 he was in Winston County, AL and did not show up on the 1880 census.....his wife Catherine did however, show up living with her son William Oden and his wife Jermina.....thanks any information would be appreciated, okiegirl24@aol.com



James Sims Wed May 28 12:17:44 1997
Seek descendents of Joel Sims and wife Elizabeth McGlathery Sims, Joel died in 1827 in Morgan Co. They wer known to have lived near Somerville. Elizabeth McGlathery Sims remarried Wm. Hodges who was in the area circa 1810 and was a petitioner on the Sims Settlement lands. Known children are Elizabeth Sims Black, David McGlathery Sims, Samuel Jager Sims, Valentine Sims, and Minerva Sims Fuller. Wm. Hodges is know to have died in Lawrence Co. in 1843 at age 89. It is unk where Eliz. Sims Hodges died. I am a GG-Grandson of David McG. Sims. Minerva Yancy Sims married Flemming Fuller and descendents are believed to be in the Cullman Co. area.



Mildred Fournier Tue May 27 14:35:00 1997
THORN/WALDREP/WRIGHT. I descend from Winnifred THORN who m. James Love WRIGHT ca 1808 in Chester County, SC and moved to Morgan Co., AL ca 1820. Their daughter, Winnifred C. WRIGHT m. Brooks Monroe WALDREP in 1828 in Morgan Co.. I will be happy to share information.



Jm Baucom Mon May 26 23:15:26 1997
KENT-CLARK-HENDERSON-EDWARDS-GREEN; all in Morgan Co. from 1820 to 1940. Looking for Parents of: Polly Clark and Wiley Kent m in Morgan Co.. Louisa Clark and Cornelious Green m in Morgan Co. Rosia Edwards and Alfred Henderson m in Morgan co Are there any reunions for any of these surnames locally? Thanks for any help.



sheila m. grady Sat May 24 11:49:59 1997
I'm looking for information on my fathers ggparents & gparents. on both his mother & father's families. my father was JAMES HOWARD GRADY, HIS FATHER WAS WILLIAM "JUDGE" GRADY HIS MOTHERS NAME I BELIEVE WAS LORA JACKSON GRADY ?? MORGAN CO. AL



Don G. Kirk Sat May 24 12:23:42 1997
Searching for parents of Jane WALKER, born 1817 and married Jesse STEPHENS in 1840 in Morgan County. By family tradition, Jane's mother was Cherokee. Jesse's father was Willis Stephens who married Cynthia WALKER in Madison County. How are these WALKERS connected?



Lois Weaver Mon May 19 18:08:37 1997
John E. GREESON and Mary Emma HAMPTON married Dec 1888 in Morgan Co., AL. I'm seeking descendants of John GREESON or any other GREESONs in your area.



William Erwin Garrison Mon May 19 20:20:43 1997
Seeking info on Dr. MONTEY RALPH GARRISON, b. 29 Oct 1886, Hartsville, Morgan Co., Alabama, d. ______ Wichita Falls, Texas Father: Rev. WILLIAM DORRIS GARRISON, b 30 Jul. 1851 Alabama, d. 11 Aug 1927, Fort Worth, Texas. Mother: MARTHA EMMILY HEWLETT, b. 2 Feb. 1855, Alabama, d. 12 Sep 1935 Louisana. Wife: VIVIAN MATHIS< b.______, d. ________ William Erwin Garrison 3101 Gentry Rd. N.



Sandy D.Johnson Mon May 19 20:35:23 1997
I am reseaching the Orr Families of Morgan County,Alabama. William Orr was found on the 1870 Census married to a woman named Corda. She was born in Alabama. 1880 Census he was m. to Melvina Echols of Mississippi. Their Children were Allen, William {Will},George,Henry,Savannah,Charlie,John,Novella,Irene, Eugene,Mary and Dixie. William (Bill) was b. 1825 this is all we know. If you can help, Contact me.



Gus Fargarson Sun May 18 06:47:52 1997
I am looking for information on my gg grandfather, Jason Carson Alexander. Jason is reported to be the son of John Alexander and the grandson of Jeremiah Alexander, who lived in Morgan County, Alabama, for a while.



Sandy Johnson Tue May 13 11:24:03 1997
Would like to chat with anyone researching the Turney Families in Morgan County, Alabama. Dasie Orr-Turney b. March 16, 1906 d. May 27, 1990- and Dasie h. Levi Turney b. May 16, 1900 d. December, 1950.



Connie Wise Sat May 10 09:13:37 1997
I am searchig for cemeteries where the family members were buried, I need to find Esau HANKINS b ca. 1826 and died ca 1856. Also trying to find Preston HANKINS and his family. By census they are living in Morgan county in 1860 but in 1870 I can't find them. Did they die during the Civil War? George W. HANKINS married Martha PAIT there on 15 February 1855. They had a son John S.T. born 15 September 1857 is he buried there? There was an unnamed infant born 3 March 1868 born there Where is this child buried? Stephen PAIT father of Martha died after 1860 and before 1870, is he buried there? Stephen's sons I am still trying to find. The daughters I have a lot of information on. George W. HANKINS is my husbands greatgrandfather. His father was an uncle of my fourth great grandfather Walter BRASHEAR. I would greatly appreciate any help I could get. Thanks Connie



Kathy Hudson Thu May 15 18:56:16 1997
I am searching for the children of JOHN STOKES & AMY DUTY. They were to have had 11 children. The only children I know of are: Mary Ann, Nancy, Jacob "Jack", Richard, John, Joseph Franklin, and James H. The later two being born in Morgan Co., Al. John died in Morgan Co., Al in 1830. Amy remarried July 9, 1834 in Morgan Co. to Stephen Bailey. "Child" of John and Amy Stokes, James H. was born July 11, 1833; does anyone know who his "real" father is?



Sandra Grantland Conley Mon May 12 14:36:39 1997
I am trying to find some information on the surname Grantland. My Great-Grandfather was Thomas Roy Grantland and he was born around 1886, and he was married to Margaret Rebecca Kyle and she was born around 1889. My other Great-Grandfather was James E. Riley and he was born around 1886 and he was married to Ina Foy Russell, who was born around 1887. Any info that you could help me with would be greatly appreciated. THANKS!! SANDY at hotrod@ao.net



Lynn Johnston Tue Jan 21 17:54:08 1997
I am looking for OLEY HENCE LETSON, b 1886 in Courtland, Al. He married LOU RENA REEVES, b. 1896, Russelville, Al. They married in Courtland, AL in 1912. Oley's father's name was HENCE HENDERSON LETSON. He married BELLE SPARKS. I am trying to get information on Belle and her family. Her mother was MARTHA GOODMAN/GOODEN/GOODIN. Her father was FRANKLIN REEVES. He was in the Civil War. These families lived in and around Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, Lawrence, Morgan and Limestone counties.



Larry Johnson Thur Jan 16 16:53:13 1997
Interested in contacting LOONEY family descendants. Moses Looney Sr. married Mary Guest and moved with family to Lawrence County, Ala. They are also recorded in Morgan Co, Ala. My gg-grandfather, Moses LOONEY Jr. married Sussan DEVAULT and moved with their children to Texas at the end of the Civil War. For more info, see my home page at: http://www.flash.net/~johnsonl/


Tonja Cunningham Tue Dec 31 13:15:46 1996
Seeking information on the Larkin ROGERS family. Larkin (b: 1794 TN; d: 1878 Lee Co. MS) married Hannah --?--. Their children are: (1) James B. (1820 AL - 1884 Lee Co. MS), (2) Jacob M. (1829 AL), (3) Hannah Matilda (1831 AL - 1895 Lee Co. MS) m Kedar A. ARMSTRONG, (4) Charles S. (1833 AL), (5) Rebecca (1835 AL - 1919 Lee Co. MS), (6) Larkin J. (1838 AL), (7) Robert H. (1839 AL - 1922 Lee Co. MS) m Bettie T. MOORMAN, and (8) Isabella (1842 AL). I am unsure which county in Alabama this RORGERS family lived. In 1830, there were Larkin ROGERS in these counties: Marengo, Morgan, Pickens, and Shelby. They were living in Itawamba Co. MS by the 1850 census.

 

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