Queries 1997
May - June

BROWN, GRAHAM posted by Cindy Sisco on Sunday, May 4, 1997

GRAHAM - I am seeking information on George W. GRAHAM, b. c1796, NC. His wife Cecelia (BROWN?) was born c1808, SC. They came from the NC/SC border possibly around Richmond Co., NC. They moved to AL between 1836- 1841, first listed in Benton Co.,AL in 1850 and from 1860 forward, Cecelia & family are listed in Cherokee Co.,AL. Children include Eliza, Mary, William H., John, Roberson, Hulda, Martha, & James. Last three children were born in AL, and earlier ones born in NC. I have census data (1850-1880)on many Grahams from Cherokee Co. to share.

BARNETT, FARRAR, REAVES, ROBERTS posted by Lavin F. Farrar on Monday, May 5, 1997

FARRAR - BARNETT - REAVES: Researching in Calhoun(Benton) County, Alabama Dorcas (BARNETT) Farrar, Susan Jane (REAVES) Farrar, Francis C. (ROBERTS) Farrar, James Wade FARRAR, William F. FARRAR, John S. FARRAR. See my home page http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Hills/8216/farrar2.html

LAMBERT, SMITH posted by Barbara Dade on Tuesday, May 6, 1997

Looking for information on John SMITH b. 10 Sept 1811 in Clay Co., AL died in Calhoun Co. Al 23 Aug 1853, buried iat Oxford Memorial Gardens. He married Sarah Ann LAMBERT, who was born 09 Jul 1812 in Calhoun Co. Al and d. 11 Feb 1881 in same cem. Who were their parents and when did they marry? They had a son John Floyd SMITH b. 15 Dec 1839 and a son Samuel Harriis SMITH b. 27 Oct 1835. Don't know if there were other children. Thanks for any help.

HOLDER posted by Eddie Holder on Sunday, May 11, 1997

looking for info on the HOLDER family in Calhoun county any help would be greatly appericated thanks Eddie

CLARK, FITE, HOWARD, INGRAM, PACE, PRICE, WEAVER posted by Pat DeArman Fite on Monday, May 12, 1997

WEAVER, FITE Would like to exchange information on Simeon H. WEAVER b 1806 in Baldwin Co GA d 1881 Calhoun Co AL. He married 1. Rebecca INGRAM 2. Lucretia Bussey PACE 3. Rebecca Jane PRICE. From his third marriage he had a daughter Mary b 1857 who possibly married James H. FITE b 1852 AL, the son of Carson FITE and Elizabeth S. CLARK. Simeon is the of David WEAVER Jr. and Mary Frances HOWARD.

DEARMAN, TAYLOR posted by Pat DeArman Fite on Monday, May 12, 1997

DEARMAN - Would like to exchange information on the DeArman families that came to Benton Co AL around 1830. My line is John DeArman who married Stacy TAYLOR. Their children were Taylor, Jones, Jonathon, John Adams, Lucinda, Jasper, Delila, William, Newton Bolivar, and James Tipton. But am interested in any of the DeArman families.

KIRK, MARCHMAN, MARCHMONT, TURNER, WHITFIELD posted by Ran Marchmont on Tuesday, May 13, 1997

I am seeking birth, marriage, death dates and full name of E.L. MARCHMAN/MARCHMONT married to Carrie Lee TURNER, Also looking for any information on E.L. MARCHMAN/MARCHMONT's siblings, father and mother, and children. I have a copy of E.L.'s will dated 18 Nov. 1921 Anniston, Calhoun Co., AL. Named individuals: Wife - Carrie Lee, H.R. (Harold) MARCHMAN/MARCHMONT, Mrs. A.B. (Alva Braxton) MARCHMAN/MARCHMONT, Cecil MARCHMAN, A.L. KIRK, Mrs. Mamie WHITFIELD, F.R. (Fred) MARCHMAN/MARCHMONT, and J.F. (Julian Fain) MARCHMAN/MARCHMONT.

CHASTAIN, ELLIS, GWIN, JONES, POOL, ROEBUCK, WILSON posted by Louise Roebuck Cook on Saturday, May 17, 1997

Researching JONES, WILSON, ROEBUCK, GWIN, POOL, ELLIS, and CHASTAIN. All in Etowah, DeKalb, Cherokee and Calhoun Counties.

BRAGG, DENNIS, GRAY, HARPER, JOHNSON posted by David Harper on Sunday, May 18, 1997

Looking for information and/or descendants of Andrew Jackson HARPER, ( b. 1838 & listed on 1860 Calhoun Co. census ), and his siblings Elizabeth, Alexander, Sarah, Mary, Lucinda, Francis Marion, Moses, Martha, Caroline, and Jasper HARPER. These children were probably orphans of George W. and Martha HARPER and lived near their uncle Robert and Nancy DENNIS HARPER. Andrew Jackson HARPER married Elizabeth JOHNSON, daughter of Evin and Sarah GRAY JOHNSON . A. J. HARPER along with brother Francis Marion HARPER and brother-in-laws : Elias Earl JOHNSON, Warner ( Warren ) JOHNSON, and Manley BRAGG all served from Calhoun Counties Company I, 48th regiment during the Civil War. I would like to locate or exchange information with anyone researching these HARPER, JOHNSON lines.

CLARK, FITE, PRICE, WEAVER posted by Pat DeArman Fite on Thursday, May 22, 1997

FITE, WEAVER Would like to exchange information on James Harvey FITE b 1852 AL m Mary WEAVER b 1857 AL d 1932. James's parents were Carson D. FITE and Elizabeth S. CLARK. Mary's parents were Simeon Henry WEAVER and Rebecca Jane PRICE.

DARK, WOODARD posted by Paul Bonham Woodard on Friday, May 23, 1997

I am looking for any information that may be available on the parentage of my great-grandfather. His name was Thaddeus David WOODARD, born on 3 October 1861 in Alabama. He married Mary Anna DARK of Tallapoosa County on 19 December 1886. Thaddeus David (T.D.) and Mary Anna had several children, including my grandfather, Percy Perry (Sr.), who was born in Anniston, Calhoun County, on 22 June 1900. They subsequently moved to Texas following the birth of my grandfather. I am trying to find out any information possible on the name of T.D.'s father, which has been lost to history as far as I know. Any information on the WOODARD line would also be greatly appreciated.

ALLEN, DIFFLEY, DODD, HARPER, WEAVER, WRIGHT posted by Pat Dodd Greathouse on Sunday, May 25, 1997

ALLEN and WEAVER: Looking for information on William James ALLEN b. VA that married 24 Dec. 1884 at Weaver Station, Calhoun Co., AL to Arcadia "Cadie" WEAVER b. AL. They had five girls: Lula Virginia ALLEN Gwin; Willena E. ALLEN b. 15 Sept. 1887 m. 3 Jan. 1906 in Winston Co., AL to Rufus Irving DODD, she d. 14 Oct. 1973 in Bessemer, AL; Hattie ALLEN b. 13 Mar 1890 and d. Mar. 1981 Bessemer, Jefferson Co., AL married Frank DIFFLEY; Jeanette "Jenny" ALLEN b. 28 Jan 1892 d. Jun. 1976 Bessemer, AL married Dr. Westcott WRIGHT; Willie J. ALLEN b. 26 Feb. 1894 d. Oct. 1976 Bessemer, AL married A. Finley HARPER. Need names of the parents of William ALLEN and Arcadia WEAVER. Any information on the rest of the family will be appreciated.

ANYTHING, CHRISTIAN, YOUNG posted by Dorothy Bumbaugh on Monday, May 26, 1997

I am looking for anything on the William P. CHRISTIAN or John T. CHRISTIAN family that settled there c. 1850's? John t. is my g- grandfather m/ Nancy T. YOUNG. Anyone having any info on this family I would appreciate ANYTHING. I understand the Christians still there are the ones that stayed when the rest came on to Al >Tx. Thank you, Dorothy

ACUFF, CURVIN, WHITTAKER posted by Nancy Cole on Saturday, May 31, 1997

Searching for information on ACUFF - WHITTAKER - CURVIN families My branches and twigs were in the Benton/Calhoun area from 1836 to at least 1860. Would be delighted to find some Alabama Cousins.

JAMES, NANCE, WRIGHT posted by Janis Watson on Saturday, May 31, 1997

I'm searching for any information or descendants of Thomas & James NANCE.They were from Union Co. S.C. James m. Sarah JAMES and they came to Calhoun Co.about 1856. James died in 1903. Also searching for Obadiah WRIGHT from Coweta Co. Ga. He was listed on the 1860 Calhoun Co. Census.Thanks
BAKER, GREEN posted by Claire Furth on Tuesday, June 3, 1997

GREEN/BAKER Searching for info and descendants of Aaron GREEN b. c 1798 SC and wife Damaris BAKER - last found in Calhoun Co in the 1860 census. Probably had a son William b. ca 1828-29 and daughter Nancy b. ca 1830.

MALLORY, PORTER posted by Barbara Mallory Philippus on Tuesday, June 3, 1997

looking for parents of these PORTER children, Isabella Narcissis, Danford, William and John H.. Isabella Narcissis (Polly) PORTER married Henry Hickerson MALLORY . They lived in Benton (Calhoun) county Alabama until 1848, removed to Cherokee county Texas. Danford and William PORTER also moved to Texas. John H. PORTER remained in Benton county Al. and died there. any information on this family would be greatly appreciated. They may have come from Va. and Tn.

CHILDERS, PHILLIPS posted by Tracy Looney on Tuesday, June 10, 1997

William Chesley CHILDERS b.16 Oct 1903-d.13 Oct 73 married. 9 Oct 1926 wife-Dovie Mae PHILLIPS b.13 14 Jan 1909-d. 03 Oct 1994 children-John Lewis CHILDERS William Leonard CHILDERS 23 Jan 1931

BRITT, WILKERSON posted by Joyce Britt Dunning on Wednesday, June 11, 1997

Have information on BRITT family of Calhoun County to share. Would like to find parents of Elizabeth "Betsy" WILKERSON who married Henry BRITT in Georgia, probably Gwinnett or Walton County about 1829. Thanks,

TENNISON posted by S. Haley on Wednesday, June 11, 1997

I am searching for any information about the TENNISON family that lived in Benton County in the 1830's and 1840's. Matthew and Susan were parents of Presley R. TENNISON, Cook M. TENNISON, and their brothers and sisters: M.E., W.Y., L.A. Rob and Sythia. Any cemetery information, or other information would be much appreciated.

JOHNSON, LAND, SEWELL, TATE posted by Barbara Tillery on Sunday, June 15, 1997

Looking for info on William Robert JOHNSON, born 1848 in Al, married in 1866 to Zamer SEWELL. William was the son of Stephen JOHNSON and Caroline TATE. Zamer was the daughter of Milton SEWELL and Mary LAND. The children of William and Zamer were Stephen Milton ,born 1867. Sophronia, born 1870, James W.,born 1874, and twins Robert and Joseph born 1877. Stephen Milton died in OK in 1909. James W. lived in Morgan Co Al until about 1921 and then moved back to Calhoun Co. He is buried in the Eulaton Cemetery. But I need info on William Robert, Zamer, Sophronia, Joseph and Robert.

HOLDER, REED, THOMAS posted by Randall W. Fields on Monday, June 16, 1997

I am looking for information on a William Russell THOMAS. He was listed in the 1910 census for Calhoun County, Alabama. He was born in Georgia and was none to have moved several times within Alabama. In the 1910 his wife was listed as Sarah F. His children were Mattie (23), John L. (9), Abbie E. (7), Oliver L. (2). Any information would be greatly appreciated. His wife's full maiden was Sarah Francis HOLDER. Her parents were Jay HOLDER and Betty REED [Holder].

BROWNING, CLARK, HOWZE posted by Mary Ellen Ledford on Monday, June 16, 1997

Alabama Query -- Need help with families of James "Jim" Henry BROWNING born 1855 Anniston, Al. Calhoun Co. and Terrisa Jane "Janie" CLARK born 1857 Anniston, died 1915 Tx. They married March 29 1879 in Calhoun Co. Al. Who were Janie's parents/siblings?? Jim BROWNING's parents were Jeptha BROWNING and Sarah Goden HOWZE. Will share info. Thnx. .

BAIN, RAGAN posted by Norm Ragan on Monday, June 16, 1997

I am looking for info on my GGGrandfather Willis RAGAN. His wife was Martha BAIN .... List in Benton County -Now Calhoun County Thanks

BURGESS posted by Stephanie Smith on Monday, June 16, 1997

I am looking for Marcus and John BURGESS who were residents of Calhoun County when it was know as Benton County. The were immigrants from South Carolina.

DENSON, HODGES, JOHNSON posted by Sandy Pelham on Wednesday, June 18, 1997

I'm looking for the parents of John Wesley JOHNSON who was born in 1875. We believe he was born in Calhoun Co. He certainly spent most of his life there. We know he had a brother Henry and a sister Nancy. We think JWJ may have been a junior, and his mother may have been named Lucinda. He married Mary Alice Thornton DENSON. They had four children, including my grandmother, Iva Lee JOHNSON, who was living with her parents in Calhoun during the 1920 census. JWJ was said to have been married once before, with no children. He later married Mary Frances HODGES. Any information at all on this family would make my life richer! Thanks.

HOLDER, REED, THOMAS posted by Randall W. Fields on Friday, June 20, 1997

I am looking for information on Sarah HOLDER. She was married to William Russell THOMAS around 1900/1901. William Russell THOMAS was listed in the Etowah County, Alabama census for Etowah County, Alabama. He had 5 children, the yopungest 1-year-old. His wife may have died in childbirth. In 1910 he was listed in Calhoun County, Alabama census and was married to Sarah F. HOLDER with a nine-year-old son. I am trying to find information on where Sarah HOLDER was born and information on her parents, said to be named Jay HOLDER and Betty REED.

JOHNSTON posted by Diana Koperski on Saturday, June 21, 1997

I am seeking information about the parents of Reuben Cecil JOHNSTON, b. 1834 d. 1906 in Anniston

BUSBY, STEVENSON posted by Howard Munding on Sunday, June 22, 1997

I am looking for any and all information on the below listed individuals. I am especally interested in The marriage of Harrison M. BUSBY to Mary (Titsy) A. STEVENSON.

MCMANUS posted by Barbara Roesch on Sunday, June 22, 1997

Searching Burrell MCMANUS b1835 Lancaster Co., SC; sold land there in 1884. His younger brother, Robert Charles, lived in Jacksonville, AL in 1888 but went back to SC by 1891. I believe Burrell may have stayed in AL in this area. Any information would be helpful. Thank! Barbara, CA

ALLSUP, ELLIOTT, SMITH posted by Carol Kimble Bynum on Tuesday, June 24, 1997

ELLIOTT - Need to find the burial place in Calhoun/Cherokee Co. of my paternal Gggrandfather, Moses ELLIOTT, D-1840. His wife was Gillie SMITH of Al. She moved to Tx. with her son, George W. ELLIOTT and his wife, Elizabeth ALLSUP Elliott. Any information would be helpful.

CLARK posted by Linda Clark Fields on Thursday, June 26, 1997

I am looking for CLARK connections. Especially the father of George Nathan CLARK. His father was born in SC and later lived in Ga. George Nathan moved from Newton Co. Georgia to Calhoun Co. around 1840. He was living between Jacksonville and Weaver next to John B. CLARK and Jefferson G. CLARK. GN Clark had many siblings -2 brothers who went west after civil war- William and Algernon P.

STALLINGS posted by Bobbi Lydon on Thursday, June 26, 1997

STALLINGS -- Seeking info on all James Daniel STALLINGS connections from Bulter & Barbour Co. Father was H.C. STALLINGS, b. 1845. Need wife's name of H.C. STALLINGS. H. C. STALLINGS father was Wiliam Daniel STALLINGS, William's father was Malachi STALLINGS, Malachi's father was Jesse STALLINGS. Any info on this line pertaining to spouses, siblings, etc.,would be most appreaciated.

BARNETT, HAWKINS, MCCAMEY posted by Sharon Martin on Friday, June 27, 1997

I am looking for information on Alfred and Sarah MCCAMEY. According to the 1850 Benton County Census their children were Sarah E, Malinda, Frances, James, and Andrew J. In the 1860 Calhoun county Census their children listed were Malinda, Frances, Aferd, and John. I believe that Alferd and Sarah McCamey are the parents of my g-g-g grandmother Sarah McCamey HAWKINS BARNETT. Sarah first married a HAWKINS and they had two children; Fannie and Thomas HAWKINS. Sarah married second Seaborn William BARNETT and they had four children; James, Marion, John, and Richard BARNETT. Any information will be greatly appreciated.

 

 

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