Russell County, Alabama
Posted Queries for February thru March 1997
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Larry H. Jones
on Friday, February 7, 1997
Would love to exchange information with anyone having BERRY
family connections in Russell County or any knowledge of the
family. In 1850 household 783 was that of Charles Berry, whose
background I think I know. By 1860 he had moved to Pike County,
AL. I suspect that household 782 had his brothers John (age 36)
and Edward (age 25) and others. It is thought their mother may
have been named Zilla Berry.
- MABRY, MILLER, MOODY, STALLINGS
on Monday, February 10, 1997
Mrs. Mary "Polly" (MABRY) MOODY married Moses STALLINGS in GA ,
Jan 1829, after her 1st husband, Daniel MOODY, died. She moved her
family to Russell Co. by 1838. Her son, George Washington MOODY, married
Mary Ann F.E. MILLER on 3 July 1846 in Russell Co. They were still in
Russell Co. in the 1870 AL census, but had moved to Clay Co. by the 1880
AL census. I would like to contact members of the MOODY family. Does
anyone know the parents of Mary Ann F. E. MILLER??
- DICKSON, HODGE, MURPHY
on Tuesday, February 11, 1997
I need any info available on William MURPHY b. 1828 GA,
m.Sarah DICKSON 24JAN1858 Russell Co. AL. Two children: John b.1859,
and Lavonia b.1866. Lavonia m. John HODGE 10APR1892 in Lee Co.
AL. William m. 2nd Emma Dickson 20JAN1874 Lee Co. AL. Two
children: Robert b.1877 and Terentia b.1880. William's first son
John, was wanted for something(?) and was arrested, but escaped and
was never heard from again. I know what happened to John. He
married, and had eight children. Any info on anyone in this
family please e-mail me!!!!
- HEPENSTALL, TILLMAN
on Monday, February 17, 1997
Need info on ancestors of John & Mary TILLMAN who were in Russell
Co., Al in the 1860s. They came from Carroll Co. GA and their children
in the 1850 GA census were: James 19, Willis 18, Eleanor 16, Mary 13,
twins Martha & Amaratha 12, Edna 8, Eliz. 6, John 4, Sarah HEPENSTALL
19, Mary 1/12. Do you know this family? They left many decendents in
the area. John TILLMAN b. 1810 in NC & Mary b NC in 1809 - married
- KIRKLEY, SMYRL
on Wednesday, March 5, 1997
Would like to contact others researching the SMYRL and KIRKLEY
families of Russell County, Alabama. John Parker Smyrl and
Rebecca, Kirkley, natives of SC, moved with their family
to Russell County, Alabama on or before 1850. All of their
family had left Russell County for Texas by the end of 1869.
on Saturday, March 8, 1997
My great grandfather lived in Columbus, GA in the pre-civil
war years. Some records suggest that he had some connections
(family, business, ?).
Great Grandfather: John Griffin THWEATT
Grandfather: William Bell Thweatt
Seeking information on John Griffin Thweatt.
John Thweatt, Melbourne< FL
on Monday, March 10, 1997
I would like any information on the WILLIAMS family of Russell
County. He was a cotton broker and plantation owner. The dates
I have are from 1850 to at least the early 1900's. The first
name that I have been given is John. Mr. Williams was also a
School teacher. This is my Great-Grandfather and would
appreciate any information.
- BIRT, HAYNES, PRESTON
on Tuesday, March 11, 1997
Researching the family of Samuel LeSueur. He was in Russell Co. about
1840. His children were: John B. LeSueur, married Susan PRESTON, William
W. LeSueur married Louisiana Matthews, Jane E. LeSueur married William W.
BIRT, Mary An LeSueur married Isaac N. PRESTON, Emily H. LeSueur married
William Glen HAYNES, and James Napoleon Bonaparte LeSueur married Sarah
Jane HAYNES. Will be happy to share information on these families. Peggy
- COOK, HEPINSTALL, TILLMAN
on Wednesday, March 12, 1997
Looking for John & Mary TILLMAN, Russell Co. AL in 1860, Carroll Co.
,GA in 1850 & in 1840 the family was in Coweta Co., AL. The Children
were James, Willis, Sarah (married Acostus HEPINSTALL in Carroll Co.,
Ga), Eleanor, Mary, Twins - Martha & Amaratha, Elizabeth, Edna &
John. Martha was called Ellen by the family and Aramatha was called
Nimmie. She married a Wm COOK and lived and died in Texas. I am looking
for John & Mary Tillman's parents and any other info. Thanks,
- BEAMON, GOLDING
on Wednesday, March 19, 1997
BEAMON, Robert G.W. - b. circa 1822 in Ga. Appears in Russell Co. AL
1850 w/1st? wife Mary. By 1860, in Schley Co GA. Robt m. Mary GOLDING
in Schley Co on July 15 1858. Robt died from illness contracted during
service in Civil War on Aug 20 1864. By 1880, widow Mary was in Barbour
Co AL. Any info on Robert or Mary is appreciated!
on Friday, March 21, 1997
I'm looking for information on the PUTNAM family, particularly John W.
Putnam and Andrew J. Putnam, who moved to Hatchachubee before 1870 from
Muscogee County, Georgia. I'm not sure if John and Andrew were brothers
or whether Andrew was John's uncle, but they lived side-by-side when they
first moved to Russell County. I need information about their parents,
siblings, or spouses. Any information at all.
- KILCREASE, LOGAN, LOGANS, MINOLEE, WEBSTER
on Thursday, March 27, 1997
I am searching for information on LOGANS who lived in Russell Co., AL
probably in 1880. Those who may have been there were C. C. LOGAN, b. ca
1866 GA, MINOLEE LOGAN, b. ca 1869GA, WILLIAM THOMAS LOGAN, b. ca 1850
GA, & their sister JANE LOGAN who, it is believed, md. a WEBSTER.
Also, their brother JAMES O. LOGAN, b. 1862 GA always said he lived in
Russell Co., AL. He md. MARY NANCY KILCREASE of the Russell Co.
KILCREASE family. Can anyone help us on our family? We will gladly
exchange information. Peggy Logan, email@example.com
- KNIGHT, THOMAS
Leonard J. McCown
on Saturday, March 29, 1997
Jacob THOMAS, b. abt 1800 NC, d. aft Jun 1880, Henderson Co.,
Texas; mar. 1--?-- abt 1823 GA and had 2 children: (1) Elizabeth
Eveline, (2) Alfred Sylvester; mar. 2 Lucinday KNIGHT, 6 Jul
1839, Russell Co., Ala. 1850, Union Co., Ark.; 1860, Erath Co.,
Tex.; 1870-1880, Henderson Co., Texas. Who was first wife?
Invite correspondence with descendants. Leonard J. McCown,
217 West 14th Street, Irving, Texas 75060-5903.
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