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Elmore County Queries 1997 - 1999
Re: Cousins and Johnstons
I am searching info on the Cousins and Johnston families. My earliest Cousin I have is a Green Cousin that married a Susan and had a son named Jeptha Green Cousins who married Margaret Jane Johnston. I was looking for Margaret Janes parents. Iknow she was born in Georgia and atleast her father was born in South Carolina and the mother was born in Georgia or South Carolina. I would appreciate any help also on Green Cousins parents. First I find him is in Baldwin County Georgia in 1820 then 1850 in Coosa County Alabama and he is buried in Eclectic Cemetary in Elmore County and his son Jeptha was living at Wetumpka and later moved to Independence County Arkansas where his daughter Ida married my great granpa James h. Altom. Any help would be appreciated.
Addie P.Howell Dec 7 21:06
Looking for the grave of my G-Grandfather
William Thomas PARAMORE. He died in Elmore Co
in 1894. Will be glad to pay any expenses if
some one could help me find his grave.
Malu Elmore Parrish Dec 22 01:13
Re: Home and family cemetery of John Archer Elmore
Being the great great granddaughter of John Archer Elmore, I am interested in learning if Elmore family home of Huntingdon is still in existence and if so, is the home and/or family cemetery available to be seen? Thank you for any information.
Paul R Goree Mon Dec 29 11:25
Re: GOREE surname including Elmore & Autauga
Will exchange info from large database on GOREE surname
Harriet Marvin Jan 9 14:19
Re: James CHRISTIAN
Seeking info on James CHRISTIAN, b. 1803, Ireland
d. 6 Apr.,1860, Wetumpka, Al. Interested in
wife(if any), burial location, etc. TIA!
Lewie Dunn Mon Jan 12 17:50
Re: William Haynes Family
I am searching for Haynes who were in Coosa and
Elmore Co.,Al have family back to 1670 in VA.
part of family moved to Marshall CO.,AL and part
to Lawerance CO.,AR.
We will be holding the 131st Haynes Reunion on
Sunday May 3,1998 at Locust Grove,GA at the city
hall last year we had @200 from 4 states.
Judy Wills Mon Jan 12 20:48
Re: Surnames: Linch, Britt, and Meadows
Last week I saw the query of someone who was re-
searching Linch and Britt in Elmore Co., AL. It
could not be retrieved at the time and I haven't
found it since.
I have LINCH, BRITT, and MEADOWS in Elmore Co.
They came from GA to AL after the WBTS.
John Robertson Sun Jan 25
Home page: http://jrshelby.com/
researching RANSOM and DEAN in Elmore Co. and in
Tallapoosa Co. Both families have been in the area since it
was first opened for settlement. I am interested in (but
not actually researching) the following names of families I
knew when growing up in n.e. Elmore Co. during the 1940s and
1950s: TURNER, GAITHER, HORNSBY and MELTON.
Christine Ellington Sun
Feb 8 12:24:04 1998
I am searching for additional info on Seaborn and Mary CARLTON KIDD of
Elmore County. I know they arrived c. 1834 from Troup County, GA but
have no infor on Seabron prior to that. Who were his parents? What is
their ancestry? I know that Mary Carlton was the daughter of Archibald
and Nancy Barton Carlton. I would like
further info on them, too. Thanks.
Jean Johnson Thu Feb
12 21:41:38 1998
am researching Peter B. RICHARDSON, born in North Carolina some time
around 1800. He migrated to Georgia by 1817 and married Delaney CASEY
in Monticello, Jasper County, Georgia, on June 19, 1817. They moved to
Alabama (what was then Autauga County, later became Elmore County). I
am trying to find out who Peter's family was, and if any other
relatives migrated to Georgia or Alabama with him. Any
information will be appreciated.
John D.Helms Fri Feb 13
searching for any information my grandfather John Wesley HELMS
who was estranged from my family when I was just a small boy in the
late 1930s. He was supposed to have had siblings including a half
brother in the Elmore Co. area. The last reported sighting of him was
in Prattville Ala. where it is believed that he died in the late
1960s. He was married to Josephine CULPEPPER and they produced twin
boys Lester Horace HELMS (my father) and Chester Forace HELMS both born
on sept 15 1904. They also had the following daughters Katherine, Ruby,
Jeanette and Pearl. I believe my Aunt Jeanette used to visit an uncle
in Elmore Co. and referred to him as uncle Estes. The reason for this
query is I am trying to tie into my great grandfather who I believe to
be Jefferson Davis HELMS
Meinkatzen@aol.com Sat Feb 28 11:43:50
I am looking for any
information on LINDSAY/LINDSEY in Elmore county. The only first name information
I have are my (2) 2nd great grandmothers Mattie LINDSEY Spivey and Lou (Ella)
LINDSEY Henderson and the only brother I know that they had was Oakley LINDSEY.
There father was to be known to come from North Carolina and settled down on a
reservation in Wetumpka area. He was buried at Jackson Gap. They were know to
be full blooded Cherokees. If you have any information please contact me at my
Ruth Sun Mar 1 17:33:11
Searching for: ROWE,
Michael in Coosa, Elmore and Tallapoosa. He was in 1850 census of Coosa. He
disapears after that. I think he is father of Gabriel my gg grandfather. I cannot
find any will or probate. Wife was Susanna (HATHORNE) and they were married in
Warren Co. GA in 1802 and won land lottery there. Is this son of R.W. soldier
Michael Christopher ROWE?
John Irons Sun Mar
8 14:21:31 1998
I am looking for any information
on three brothers that we from Elmore County. William WILLIAMS, Fletcher
WILLIAMS, and John Wesley WILLIAMS. Their mother was Mary TRUSDELL. We have them
in Elmore county in 1850 to 1860. Any information will help. John Irons
Judy Franklin Mon Mar 9
Mintie CANTRELL born 1877 as Mintie BUCHANAN, married Thomas CANTRELL.They had
several children but the only name I have is Charlie. I know that he worked at
the prison.Anyone with information on this family plese e-mail me. I will be
happy to share what information I have. Hope to find a long lost cousin or two.
Ruth Sat, 21 Mar 1998 09:07:23
Hello, I have
been a contributor of info on the surname of ROWE/ROE/ROW and have many
files. I can check for any researchers on this name. Ruth in Pittsburg
Nancy Pressley Sat
Mar 28 20:18:33 1998
LOWERY / FAULK / EVANS / BRYANT I am interested in sharing
information with anyone researching the LOWERY / BRYANT families in
that portion of Coosa County which became Elmore County. Also
interested in the FAULK / EVANS families in the region. Thank you,
Roger W. Collier Mon
Mar 30 10:42:15 1998
I would like any info on COLLIER and/or EVANS families.
Thu Apr 9 13:18:42 1998
William Washingham HOWARD b. 1857, m. Sarah (Sally) Burns in
1877 in Bangor, AL (Blount County), d. 1898. His brother John m. Sarah's
Rev Oden Woodward Mon
Apr 13 14:52:23 1998
for John Henry HENDRIX, born in Alabama, and died in Lauderdale County,
Tennessee maybe March of 1970. Maybe Halls, Tennessee.
John R Lawson Wed Apr
15 21:22:06 1998
Hugh A WOOD
md. Frances Edna Henderson 1850 in Troup Co GA.They were in Elmore Co in
1870.Their son Elijah Monroe WOOD came to La.I would like any info on this
family.Also on James D MARTIN and William J WHITE who were in the area.
Ann Slaughter Sat Apr 18
informaion on MARGARET E. LOFLIN who married CHARLES ERWIN (IRWIN) THONMPSON. Is
is estimated that she died abt. 1879, but can find no varification, date,
location or burial. Does anyone know anything her??? Have information on
her father GEORGE LOFLIN and mother MARY HANDOCOK. I am trying to join the UDC
and this is my last hurdle. Thank You
Evelyn (Massey) V. Sun
Apr 19 18:35:38 1998
for parents of Benjamin DURANT born cir 1733, married Sophia McGillivray,
children: Lachlan, Rachel, Sophia, Polly, John, Sandy and Elizabeth, I find them
in Elmore cir 1774-1786.
Evelyn (Massey) V. Sun
Apr 19 18:46:14 1998
for parents of Henry C. D. MASSEY born 1811 Alabama, married Louisa KREBS 1842
Winston Co., MS, moved to OK, died Gaines Co. OK cir 1880.
Elayne & Jim
Hayes Tue Apr 21 07:40:19 1998
I'm looking for a WESLEY RANSOM MEADOWS, d.Feb. 1, 1935 in
Tallassee, buried at Mt Hebron Cemetery in Elmore Co. Also a LAURA VELMA
MEADOWS should be buried there. Also seeking
who died Set/ 25, 1820 in Tallassee should be buried there.
information on WESLEY Z.MEADOWS, father of WESLEY RANSOM MEADOWS.
Tyra Sat Apr 25 22:05:22 1998
I am research information on Martha J. TYRA/TYREE who died
Dec 20, 1910 in Elmore Co. according Indexed Death Records of Alabama. I
believe she is buried in Double Springs, Al., Winston Co.
I am trying to find whom she may have been living with at the time or she is on
any census or country records for Elmore Co.
I would appreciate any and all leads.
Bobbye Davis Fri May
1 22:26:06 1998
researching WILLIAM NORMAN WILLIAMS & FLETCHER WILLIAMS.WILLIAM was born in
Al. in 1829.It may be Tallapoosa or Elmore or surrounding counties. The family
ran a ferry on the Tallapoosa River. WILLIAM NORMAN married LUCINDA MOSELEY 04
Lairold (Larry) M. Street
Mon May 4 11:11:59 1998
1337 Hamilton Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20011
family of Wetumpka, Elmore county. The Austins lived in Wetumpka in the early
1860s. For a short time around 1900, they were found living in Titus, Alabama in
Coosa country and then back to Elmore county. Myg-g-grandmother was Emiline
Austin. I do not know her husband's name. Emiline was born in Virginia
according to the 1880 U.S. census. She was 42 yrs. old at the time. She also
had live children in her household in 1880. Georgian, Martha and Sarah were the
daughters, ages 13 , 3, and 1 yrs. old respectively. Emiline's son, TURNER
AUSTIN, was my great-grandfather. He lived in Wetumpka most of his life. He
married Angeline Littles-Chancelor from the Wetumpka area. Angenline's parents
were Alfred Chancelor and Mandy Littles. According to family history, several of
Emiline's children were the product of a relationship with a Mr.
"SPRIGNER" (SPELLING ?) of the Wetumpka area. In fact, there is a
person by that name living next door to the Austin family in the U.S. Census.
Any information of these families would be helpful. Will also share information
in return. Thanks.
Ellis Bateman Sat
May 16 08:24:05 1998
Green. b. ABT 1795 NC; m. 1816/1821 Susannah Moore, b. 1794 NC, d. 11 Oct 1852
Coosa Co., ALA; Green d. 28 Nov 1857 Coosa Co., ALA. Green Methodist minister,
in War 1812, Baldwin Co., GA; Baldwin, Twiggs & Upson Co.s, GA 1812-1835;
Chambers Co., ALA 1836-1849; Coosa Co., ALA 1850-1857. Buried Bullard Cemetery,
Eclectic (Elmore Co.), ALA.
Ellis Bateman Sat
May 16 08:27:09 1998
Alfred Winton. b. 1829 Pitts Co., NC; m. Ann Judson Hawkins, b. ABT 1842 Lowndes
Co., ALA; Alfred d. 5 Nov 1907, Elmore Co., ALA. 4th CPL 2 Reg't Ala Lt Arty,
CSA. Buried Robinson Springs Cemetery.
Ellis Bateman Sat
May 16 08:30:57 1998
(HOLLEY), John. b. ABT 1792, NC; m. Nancy *Unknown b. ABT 1796, NC; Moved from NC
ABT 1825-1826 to GA and then to Coosa/Elmore Co., ALA ABT 1850's. 9 children.
Morris Smith Sat May 16
information on the CULLVER and BOWLES family.
Married Tallassee AL 10/02/1879.
Macdora CULVER b.04/05/1857 Girard AL, d.12/14/1940, Atlanta GA.
Virginia Eliz. BOWLES b.08/30/1857 Tallapoosa Co. AL d.11/19/1934 Atlanta GA.
From the Culver Family Bible: This marriage was in the presents of Miss Ellie
CARR & Miss Mary Anne Smith
Signed by Baptist Minister John R. Cadwell
Sandy Sharp Mon Jun 29
John F. SHARP
died in Elmore Co. in 1889. His wife Martha ADCOCK SHARP died there in 1897.
Son Alonzo (Lonnie) F. SHARP died in Elmore 1935, son Tiry died in Elmore 1924
and dau Martha PARKER was still living in Elmore in 1920. Would like to
correspond with the descendants of any of these children of John F. SHARP.
Elizabeth Meadows Wed
Jul 8 00:37:48 1998
TUCKER, WHATLEY. Searching for records of parents of MINNIE TUCKER WHATLEY,
ELIZA JANE TUCKER MEADOWS AND JONAH MONROE MEADOWS. Minnie Tucker and Eliza Jane
Tucker's father is rumored to have been from the Talapoosa county area,and is
also rumored to have been a M.D. for the South in the War Between The States.
Minnie married a Whatley and moved to Pittsburg Tx., and Eliza Jane Tucker
married Jonah Monroe Meadows in Dadeville, Alabama, Dec. 21, 1894. Jonah and
Eliza had several children in Alababma, one Cecil Kyle Meadows was b. in
Tallasee. They left Opelika, Alabama in 1904, and moved to Eros, Lousiania, and
then on to Mt. Calm and then Pittsburg, Tx.
Cricket Wed Jul 8 04:45:51
I am looking for info on
Sarah Catherine Victoria (Vic) (CLARK) FOXWORTH b July 20, 1868 probably in Dale
County, Alabama d abt 1940 in Tallassee, Alabama. Her father was Anderson P
CLARK and mother was Mary S (DOZIER) CLARK. The only thing I know her
husband is that his last name was FOXWORTH. If anyone has access to the cemetery
listing for Tallassee and can just find her grave and let me know where it is I
will be more than happy to go to Tallassee and do the rest of the research.
Thanks for any help you can give. I really would like to find info on this long
lost line of my family. My mother has given up hope of ever finding out
her please help me put a smile on her face and joy in her heart. Thanks again.
Ruth Schneider Sun Jul 12
Rowe/Roe/Row in Elmore, Coosa, Tallapoosa. Gabriel, Michael, John A. George W.
and others lived in these counties 1840-1860. Also Henry Oran allied as father of
Gabriel's wifw, Mary (Polly) Oram Rowe. Have info on all these Rowes. Can anyone
tell me where copies of "Dossey's Dispatch" newspaper can be located
without going to the state Archives? Been there, done that with no results. Does
the county libraries or the university libraries have copies?
Do all counties have "Letters of Executorship" books? Grateful for any
information. Ruth in TX
Kim Mitchell Mon Jul 13
information on George W. WARD located on the 1880 Elmore County Census. Wife was
Matie and had children Lillian and a son 1 year old. Also would like information
on William WARD with wife Sarah and sons Willie and Miles. Any information would
be appreciated. What was Matie's last name, DOB of George, etc. Maybe my great-
grandfather, but need more information.
Cricket Wed Jul 15 05:05:22
I am looking for info on
Sarah Elizabeth Victora "Vic" CLARK FOXWORTH b July 20, 1868 d
1940 in Tallassee, AL. Her parents were Anderson Park CLARK b April 19, 1831 d
Feb. 3, 1906 and Mary Susan DOZIER CLARK b June 30, 1837 d Oct. 26, 1917. Have
no reason to believe that her parents or siblings were ever in Tallassee. As far
as I know she moved there with her husband (name unknown). Rumor has it that her
children or grand children moved to Texas. Does any one have any info on these
Foxworths? Thanks for any help you can give. Cricket
Chris John Elmore Thu
Jul 16 20:16:56 1998
I am a
descendant of John Archer Elmore, and looking for
information on our family. William Elmore was my great great
grandfather. I live in Hope Mich on a Centennial farm that
William Elmore started in 1885.
Ronald Whittle Thu
Jul 16 20:56:46 1998
Need info on Thoms M. THORNTON.
Allegedly, Thomas M. THORNTON was from Coosa and Elmore. His father was
possibly John Walter THORNTON who died in civil war, Spottsylvania. Possible
John Welden assisted in help rase the children.
Big question under 1860 census: J.J. THORNTON in Coosa Co. has child born
April 1860 Horatio M. THORNTON. Is Thomas M. Thornton the same person?
Thomas M. died in 1901, possibly Elmore Co. His child Race M. THORNTON is
actually Haratio M. THORNTON. Race (Horatio) was my grandfather.
Race's son was Ratio THORNTON, my uncle. You can see the variations of the
name in each generation.
Problem is conflicting data from family members. Written census has not yet
determined that Thomas M. THORNTON is Horatio M. THORNTON. Can not locate
John Welden in census yet to see if children are the same.
EDWARD CRAIG Fri Jul 17
I am searching
for BUYCKS OF ELMORE COUNTY. This was the maiden name of my grandmother, BEATRICE
BUYCKS WHO LATER MARRIED DOTEN GUNN. She was the daughter of JAMES BUYCKS.
Sun Jul 19 17:36:08 1998
sent a request for Thomas M. THORNTON, who is believed to be Horation M. THORNTON
fro Coosa and Elmore Co.
I got a reply but can not continue to find sender. Please help.
B. K. Henritze Fri Jul
24 13:03:13 1998
Frances A. M.
(Henritze) Shaver lived in Tallassee, Elmore Co. in 1878. Her daughter Lucy C.
Shaver died 10 March 1878 in Tallassee. Where was she buried? Were any of her
sisters, Rebecca, Mollie, Sarah or Anna married in Elmore Co.?
Bobby Sharp Sun Jul 26
information on the following Tyre M. SHARP,
his children Marth F. SHARP, George F. SHARP, and Annie E. SHARP
also Alonzo Floyd SHARP and his son Harris SHARP. Thanks
Joan Buchanan West Wed Jul
29 15:45:58 1998
researching my grandfather, Robert Washington BUCHANAN, who was born in Alabama
in 1833. We have heard it was "near Talladega" but no one knows for
sure. He was in Tishomingo County, MS in 1850 with James Riley BUCHANAN. We do
not know Robert Washington BUCHANAN's parents. Does anyone have any information
of John W.L. BUCHANAN who owned a store in Elmore County in 1840 and had a
William BUCHANAN working with him (would also like information on William
BUCHANAN). We have the inventory of his store which he sold in 1844, but no
information on his personal life. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thank
you. Joan Buchanan West
Bobby Sharp Wed Aug 5
I am looking for
informatiion on Harris SHARP. born in Elmore
county in 1897. He was the son of Alonzo SHARP,and his
wife Fannie A. SHARP who are both buried in Chana Creek
Cemetery in Elmore county. Thank You.
Nancy Bennett Mon Aug 10
any AYCOCK-STALLINGS connections in Deatsville, Elmore County. Benjamin AYCOCK is
mentioned in a land transaction in 1880. Benjamin AYCOCK married Betty STALLINGS
abt 1864-5 in ILL. Betty was daughter of Lemuel STALLINGS and Dilcie BOOTHE. The
Aycock family also lived in Russelville, Franklin County AL. I will really
welcome any help with these surnames. I have info to exchage. Thank you.
Marlena Brown-Taylor Fri
Aug 14 21:05:04 1998
for any information on COOK, and ASHCRAFT (ASHCROFT)
family's. Delila Cathrine COOK moved to Elmore Co, with family
after her birth in Randolph Co. (11-21-1856) Married 12-19-1872
I beleive in Elmore CO. To Perry Davis ASHCRAFT. They moved to
Smith Co, Texas in 1881. Delila COOK/ASHCRAFT died while in
Alabama on a visit- 1-03/07?-1907. Again I believe while visiting
family in Elmore Co. (All this information came from the
newspaper obit for her. Thats all I've got on her-
Any information and response will be appricated!
Marty Sat Aug 15
I am searching
for background information on David Miles HALLEY (also spelled HOLLEY or HOLLY)
He was born June, 1840, possibly in Tallassee, AL. He married Margret Sabina
Corzine 4 July 1872, in Union County, Illinois. Any information would be
Pamela J. Goedel Wed Aug
26 21:58:58 1998
I am searching for Wm. F. GANN B.1829 in Ga. who married Abigail ADAMS daughter
of Sandford ADAMS and Amy ASHLEY. I have found Wm on the 1900 census in
Tallassee,Tallapoosa Co. living with his son Wiley GANN , before that I believe
He lived in Dadeville, as that is where he stated he lived when he applied for
his pension.Apparently he died between 1900 and 1910. and his son Wiley died on
april 16,1942 and is buried at Carville Cemetary, East Tallassee. I need
information on the parents of Wm. GANN, and Sandford ADAMS, and Amy ASHLEY. The
location of the Carvelle Cem. and I would be interested to know any decendants of
this family that is still in the area. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks,
Chester R. Johnson
Thu Aug 27 22:11:54 1998
Researching the family and descendants of William BLAKE
who moved from Bibb Co., AL, after 1840, to Coosa Co. with
his wife Rhoda SUTTLES, and their children. He was a son
of John BLAKE Sr. who d. in Bibb Co. Dec 1836 and his wife
Martha MOON. Their area of Coosa became Elmore in 1858
when it was created. This family was included in the
genealogy I published in 1988, THE BLAKES OF BIBB COUNTY,
ALABAMA 1819-1988. I am collecting more data for a possible
new edition of the genealogy. Any one interested may send
family group sheets and pedigree charts to
Chester R. Johnson P.O. Box 582, Hurst, TX 76053-0582.
I will share research.
Nancy PRESSLEY Sun Aug
30 18:04:47 1998
and James Madison
Giles LOWERY born 1802 SC, spouse Martha (unknown), are found in Walton Co., GA
in 1830, their sons James Madison LOWERY, Giles LOWERY, Jr., dtrs Emily LOWERY,
Louiza LOWERY and Martha LOWERY, known children.
Their son, James Madison LOWERY born 1830 GA married Sarah Jane BRYANT born 1836
( daughter of William BRYANT of GA). They moved to Tallapoosa County, AL by
1842. James died 1864 Petersburg, VA ( CSA, )
Their son, James Madison "Matt" LOWERY, Jr., born 1860 married
Martha Caroline "Carrie" FAULK (daughter of Sarah Ann FAULK and John M.
FAULK). They lived in Elmore Co., AL, moved to Dallas County, Al 1920.
Their daughter, Minnie Lee Judson LOWERY, born 1886 Coosa County, AL married
Futhey Brisco PRESSLEY, born 1886 Buncombe County, NC. They raised their family
in Selma, Dallas County, AL and Phenix City, Russell County, AL. These are my
Would like to share information on this LOWERY line.
Peggy Batchelor Hamlett
Sun Aug 30 20:58:05 1998
have recently recieved news, my BATCHELOR family were located in Elmore co, AL
during the early 1800. There is a book, I have found, which tells of this family
having a hotel. on page 68 in the Book History of Coosa County which
was written in 1918 I find the following quote, "In 1836 hotels and boarding
houses were in good supply and demand in Wetumpka because of the large amount
of travel and River traffic on the Coosa River. Besides a Mr. HORTON and Mr.
GALLAGHER, there were at different times and places catering to the public the
ECHOLS, Mr. BATCHELOR, BLAKES, the SAXON's, POGUE, ROACH, Mrs. PHILLIPS and a
Mrs. ROBERTS. The leading hotel after GALLAGHER's in Wetumpka was called the
"Coosa Hall," until it's destrution by fire, then later it was called
Riverside. The hotels and boarding houses described by Mr. Brewer in his book History of Coosa County, were located in Wetumpka, which
was a part of Coosa County during those early times as Elmore County had not been founded yet. Also, the Community of Buyckville and Antioch Church which I am very familiar and have went to the Church many times myself and where the Book says my BATCHELORs lived is now in the Northern part of Elmore County. Anyone having information to help me, would be a Godsend!! I have been hitting my head against a brick wall for a long time now. Names may be spelled, BATCHELOR, BACHELOR, BATCHELDER
Barbara I. Baldwin
Fri Sep 4 12:58:05 1998
researching LUCIUS P. INGRAM b. 1855 in Elmore County and died in 1924. I would
also like infro. on his wife Corrie ANN COTTON. I an interested in anc. and
descen. Thank you for any info.
Barbara I. Baldwin, Auburn, AL
Joe Wasson Sat Sep 5
Home page: http://www.musicfortsmith.org
Hello, I am compiling a list of all known standing theater buildings in the US.
Could you all search ELMORE County and tell me if there are any pre-1950 theater
buildings still standing. The name, former names, date built, architect if
known, the number of seats and the present use and condition is the information
that I am looking for. When the list is finished it will be displayed by state at
Thanks in advance for your time and trouble, Joe
Ellis Bateman Sun
Sep 6 03:49:39 1998
Home page: http://www.mindspring.com/~ebateman
I am interested in any family information on the BATEMANs, BUSHs,
COLLIERs, COUSINS, GILLILANDs, GUICEs, HOLLEYs, PENTONs, SNYDERs, or SPIERs. All
these families located in the Coosa/Elmore area in the mid 1800's. I have a good
bit of data on these and other middle Alabama families on my homepage at:
http://www.mindspring.com/~ebateman. I would appreciate any additions,
corrections or modifications any one researching these families could make.
Carolyn Orsburn Fri Sep
11 16:36:19 1998
date and location of John Henry NELSON, born
1848, Tallapoosa County, Alabama and 2nd wife Georgia Ann
(Thomasson) NELSON, his daughter Esther (NELSON)HARRISON,
born 1893. April 23, 1910 census list then living in
Elmore County, Tulscaloosa. Parents of John was Noal C.
NELSON, and Alsey LEE. Parents of Georgia Ann THOMASSON
were, George Washington THOMASSON and Marsella Ann PEOPLES.
Mother of Esther NELSON, was Martha THOMASSON, sister to
Georgia Ann, born 1863.
Vivian Hull Sat Sep 19
CRADDOCK & BANISTER
I am looking for information on W.Y. CRADOCK (male) who married M.C. (female)
BANISTER ( I believe this is Mary C. BANISTER, dau. of William BANISTER who
resided in Wetumpka, AL and was a guard at the prison there prior to joining the
17th ALA. William was killed in the war and I am trying to find out what
happened to his children. Any information on this CRADOCK family or the
BANISTERS would be welcome.
A Mary CRADDOCK is listed as buried in Rose Hill Cemetery of Elmore Co. Ala.
(Are there dates listed for this Mary???)
Cemeteries of Elmore County Vol. I
In the same cemetery M.E. CRADDOCK b. 1847
(only date )
It is likely that one of these is Mary Banister Cradock
Does anyone have a listing of the Rose Hill Cemetery interments? Is it online
Nell Howle Mon Sep 21
information regarding Jeremiah ELLIS, b. 1819 to Jesse Ellis, Jr. and
Hannah Murphree. Jeremiah is thought to have been a preacher and may have moved
frequently; he was married to Emma BUCKNER in Blount Co., AL in 1839. Since
Jr. died in Elmore Co., perhaps Jeremiah was living nearby.
Looking for any leads.
Cuthriell Thu Sep 24 01:14:33 1998
Seeking info on Henry Franklin "Frank" Wall, b.
1860, in Wetumpka, Elmore Co, AL, d. 1934 in Eclectic. He married Callie Jeter,
b. 1865 in ? AL., d. 1946 in Eclectic. Children:
Jim Moore Thu Sep 24
I am searching
for information on the family of Meriwether Gaines MOORE b.20Jan1819 d.27Mar1890
in Wetumpka Al.He was listed as a physician in the 1880 census. I believe he was
married to Georgia Ann SPRATLIN. I also believe he had the following children:
Ida, Annie, Fleming, Frederick, John William, and Mary. Any information on this
family would be appreciated. I am most interested in obtaining more information
on Fleming MOORE who I believe was my grandfather. I would like to obtain a copy
of Flemings Birth Record. I believe he was born April 1871. Thanks for any help!
Danine Bruner Sat Sep 26
information on William Ross BURNETTE (or BURNETT)
Louis Taunton Sun
Sep 27 17:15:32 1998
Home page: None
Searching for information on Nathaniel and Judy GRIFFITH who were in 1850 Census
of Alabama and lived in the Elmore County area. Supposedly, Judy was either full
or part Indian. Their daughter, Mary Frances GRIFFITH married John M. CANADY,
who was killed in Civil War in 1863. My great grandfather, John Frank CANADY
married Lou Renea DOPSON in Elmore County, and they migrated to Union County, AR
prior to 1900. Any connections to the CANADY, GRIFFITH, or DOPSON lines would be
appreciated. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks Louis Taunton
Sue Dopson New Thu Oct 1
I am looking for
descendants of Andrew DOPSON whose name was spelled many times in census DOBSON.
His children were Lydia DOPSON BONE, James Madison DOPSON, Jesse DOPSON, Joseph
DOPON, William Greenberry DOPSON, Martha DOPSON, Sarah Margaret DOPSON GABLE,
John L.DOPSON, Jane DOPSON TAYLOR, Andrew Willis DOPSON, Henry W. DOPSON,
Trinentina DOPSON SWAN, Catherine DOPSON TAYLOR, and Matilda DOPSON SWAN. Many
times in census, their name was spelled DOBSON but in private papers or legal
documents, it was DOPSON. Any help would be appreciated. Sue DOPSON NEW
Ellis Bateman Sat
Oct 17 07:14:18 1998
Home page: http://www.mindspring.com/~ebateman
Looking for information on John COLLIER (son of Vines COLLIER), b. 7
Dec 1767, Brunswick Co., VA; m. (1) 5 Feb 1795, Oglethorpe Co., GA, Patricia
(Patsy) Gresham; (2) ABT 1820, Jasper Co., GA, Leah *Unknown; John d. ABT 1824,
Jasper Co., GA. Seven children by Patsy Gresham including Thomas W. COLLIER and
Benjamin F. COLLIER who migrated to Coosa/Elmore Co., ALA in the late
1830's/early 1840's. Looking for proof of John COLLIER's children, esp. Thomas
W. Will, etc. Thanks.
Ted Pylant Sun Oct 18
PYLANT, my great-granduncle, married Frances J 'Fannie' ENSLEN 24 Nov 1874 in
Elmore Co, AL. They had two sons and three daughters: Enslen, James Andrew,
Bertha 'Bertie, and Willie Bell (don't know the third daughter's name). I have
been trying for 30 years to find out what happened to William and his family.
Recently received a letter written by James Andrew Pylant's widow, Alma G., back
in the late 1960s. She lived in Montgomery, AL at the time but passed away in
1972 according to the Social Security Death Index. In the letter she states:
"My husband was James Andrew Pylant, born Feb. 29, 1892, now deceased as is
his brother and sisters. I gues he was born in Mt. Creek, Alabama as he said
when he was two years old his mother and children left there and went to
Meridian, Mississippi, as her brother's wife had died, so she took her five and
went to keep house for him and his five. Remember not too long after my
marriage, my husband received a telegram from a Mrs. Nellie Pylant saying his
father had been killed crossing a railroad track (in horse and buggy)."
William M. Pylant was enumerated with his sister's family in Milam Co, TX in the
1900 census - I think he was just visiting at the time. I get the impression
that William and his wife, Frances, were separated or divorced at this time. Any
information anyone can provide will be greatly appreciated.
Edward WRIGHT III
Sun Oct 25 04:17:00 1998
Seeking info on James Archilles ( Archillaes ) WRIGHT b Jan. 1847 in Wetumpka to
James and Martha WRTGHT of SC or SPIVEY/MORRIS families of Wetumpka and
Thomas R. Ennis
Thu Oct 29 14:35:01 1998
Looking for information on Robert Lee Ennis son of John Marion Ennis and Irena
Margaret Elizabeth Cooper. Robert Lee Ennis was the father of my grandfather
Marion Spurgeon Ennis. I am trying to fill in a lot of gaps that I presently
Gokey Thu Nov 5 06:25:22 1998
MURRELL: Seeking genealogical information on my ancestor
Martha Murrell, wife of Absolom Harwell. They lived on the mountain over
Wetumpka, near Harrogate Springs. Absolom was a civil war vet, and she drew a
widow's pensionl She was still living in 1890. Her daughter, my great
grandmother, was Sally Alice Harwell Chrietzberg.
Appreciate any information someone may have on this ancestress. Regret I could
give no more information.
Dean M. Thompson Sun
Nov 8 20:03:40 1998
I am looking for info on Catherine E.NELSON. She married Robert
Brewer MELTON on 2-6-1868. The marriage license has a J.H. NELSON who could be a
relative. She died in 1893,in Tallapoosa or Elmore County.
James A Baker Tue
Nov 10 13:20:50 1998
looking for any information regarding the ancestors of
Ben HOLMAN who was born in the late 1820's or early 1830's.
Tommie Reeves Smith
Sun Nov 22 17:20:06 1998
SALLIE REEVES,daughter of THOMPSON AND CINDERELLA REEVES married
WILEY TAYLOR son of THOMAS FREEMAN AND MARY TAYLOR.
SALLIE and WILEY lived in Elmore Co. Alabama in 1885. Their
children include.:WILLIAM JASPER, SARAH A.L., FRANCES JANE,
LUCINDA, SUSAN DELANIE,DANIEL JEFFERSON, ALPHALINE MARIA,
HENRY MONROE, THEODOTIA, LUCY RILLA. I need more documetation
on this family. I have much more on the Thompson Reeves
family to share. Thank you Tommie Reeves Smith
Scott Coltrain Wed
Nov 25 09:04:54 1998
writing a biography of Alexander MCGILLIVRAY (1750-1793), who was born and lived
most of his life in what is now Elmore County. I would appreciate any information
concerning his plantation and family (wives and children).
Thank you. Scottcol@ix.netcom.com
Clark Thu Nov 26
Josephine Lindsay Bass
Fri Dec 11 19:41:48 1998
Hi, looking for any information on Howell ROSE b: Mar 24, 1788
in Granville Co., NC d: Sep 20, 1866 in Wetumka, Alabama
................................. +Maria M. BRYANT m: Aug 23, 1813 in
Chesterfield Co. VA and d: Bef Dec 10, 1873 in Elmore County, Alabama.
Maria is my gm's sister and dau of William G. Bryant, rev sol, of Hugenot
this sister is new to me and I have no children for them or any details
Belva Wainwright Spencer
Sat Dec 19 20:41:51 1998
Looking for descendents of Levi and Barbara Ann____BROWN who were in Elmore
County in 1870 and probably family were there after that. I descend from their
daughter Louisa Jane Brown Roy (b. 1844 near Deatsville, AL --d. 1924 Deatsville,
AL. Louisa married Joseph Roy in Autauga County, AL. in 1865. They had several
children one being my grandmother Prescious Seamstress Roy (b.1877-79 Elmore
County--d.1936 Florida buried at county Line Cemetery in Autauga County, Alabama.
If you are a descendent of the Levi and Barbara___BROWN family please contact me
. Belva (DRNSDN@aol.com)
SHARON R. ROREX Wed Dec 23
info on GRANT, HARRIS, GAUNTT, HAIRSTON surnames. Addison GRANT, son of John M.
GRANT, moved from Harris Co.GA to East Tallassee after 1880. I have much info on
the descendents of Addison GRANT. Addison's son, John Hiram GRANT married Lee
HARRIS 1890; she daughter of James Thomas HARRIS and Mary Ann HAIRSTON. James
HARRIS deserted family around 1900 and moved to South Alabama. Do you know his
wheres? Mary Ann HAIRSTON daughter of Jack HAIRSTON and Leanea GAUNTT.
Turnipseed Tue Jan 5
Need help with
these names for elmore or surrounding area
ALBERT A TURNIPSEED
JOHN WESLEY TURNIPSEED
NANCY ELIZABETH TEDDER
MARY VESTA PEAVY
ALBERT LEDFORD MILAM
UNICE ANGALINA MCCLELLAN
JAMES CURTIS THOMAS
ELENA IOMA DELOIT
JOHN WILLIAM TEDDER
PARENTS OF NEAL NELSON
SAMUEL MARSHAL PEAVY
NANCY EA THOMPSON
PATTERSON WHO MARRIED BENKAMIN MILAM
gokey Fri Jan 15 20:55:45 1999
Seeking information on Silas Moore who lived in Elmore Co and died in 1914 and is
buried in the Chana Hatchet church Cemetery.
His wife was Lydia Nichols.
Their daughter, Leona Jimmy Moore Smith, of Good Hope, Al. was my gt grandmother.
Known descendants of Silas Moore are Leona Jimmie, Mary (Lockie) Lovett of
Washington State, Sally Giles, Lydia Moore Mulder,and others whose names are not
known. There were twins in the family.
Hoping that someone will have information on the family of Mr. and Mrs. Silas
Moore and their forebears.
Thank you for reply. Joanne Whetstone Gokey
R. G. Waldrep Sat Jan
23 16:03:46 1999
I am searching for information on James Thomas Osborne b. in Tallassee, Elmore,
Alabama circa 1875. No further information known.
William Hughes Sat Jan
23 19:20:21 1999
PARKER/MERRIT. Will exchange info on both these Elmore Co. Families.
Leslie Lienert Sun Jan
24 13:46:40 1999
wondering if anyone can tell me if the Civil War battle on Red Hill, Alabama - 15
January 1865 - took place on Red Hill in Marshall County or is it the Red Hill in
Elmore County? Sorry for my ignorance -- hope someone can help me with the
answer! Thanks! Sincerely, Leslie Lienert mailto:email@example.com
Bill McAllister Sun Jan
24 17:26:17 1999
I am looking
for any descendants of Foster and Lula EICH.
In a letter dated Nov 9, 1982 to a Aunt of mine Mrs. Lula sated that they had
recently moved to northern ALA to live close to their son, who is a Dr. This
letter was written to Grace DUDLEY THURMOND and was signed your cousin Lula EICH.
In her letter she states she is 80 and in bad health. In the letter there is a
lot of genealogy data on the DUDLEY/ZIMMERMAN surnames. I would really appreciate
any possible s-mail/e-mail address that could be possible descendants of hers. I
have notes of my Aunts that give the following address: Lula& Foster EICH 325
Rxie Bx325 Florence ALA.
I did a SSDI search and found a Lula EICH died in 1990 and that Muscle Shoals was
the town of death.
Thank you so much and have a great day.
818 South Saint Claire Drive
Florence SC 29501
Bill McAllister Sun Jan
24 17:34:33 1999
descendant of Felix D. DUDLEY. I think he died around 1980 in Wetumpkla, ALA.
Last know address was 208 West Main Street Wetumpkla, ALA 36092. I would be most
interested in contacting his descendants to share genealogy data on the
Thanks and have a great day
Jerry Fri Mar 12
I'm looking for
information on the BLANKENSHIP family members. My GF was Ellis Jackson
BLANKENSHIP, 1894-1972.Was married to Ada Bell DOZIER Blankenship. My GGF was
William Avery BLANKENSHIP, 1862-1923, GGM was Alzady CHANDLER Blankenship, 1862-
Katrina Barnett Sun Apr
4 19:51:38 1999
information on Lafayette ROLLINS born 1854, possibly in Elmore or Old Autauga
County. He died 4/16/1929 in Montgomery. On 12/25/1881 he married Della Reese
NELSON (who was born 12/28/1854 in Wadsworth AL; died 2/25/1926). Lafayette
ROLLINS owned four lumber/papermills and traveled a lot on business. He was a
real big man and had a touring car with a chauffer. When he sold his mill in
Rollins Switch, he moved his family to Montgomery. Lafayette and Della had four
children: A stillborn son 7/13/1883; Lou Addy b: 7/14/1886 d: 9/2/1887; Ethel
Mae b: 3/4/1887 d: ; Minnie Lee b: 10/6/1888 d: 1972.
Patton, Lucy Thu Apr 29
Home page: None
John, probably died in Coosa Co. 25 Jan. 1831.Was married to Margaret BLUDWORTH
who died 9 Dec. 1830. Had a son James Kanier TAYLOR who married Ann Eliza NORMAN
(2nd wife) and at least 2 daughters who lived near James. First wife of James K.
TAYLOR was Sarah Ann MEAD who died soon after her first child was born. Family
legend is that John TAYLOR fought in the American Revolution. If that is the
case, what state was he in when he joined the cause? Any information on my John
TAYLOR would be appreciated.
Dawn Wed Jun 30 21:10:54
I am Looking for MATTHEW
ROWE born 1827 Wetumpka, AL Married to REBBECA ANN BUSH from GA. Was in
Confederate Calvary Killed under General Braxton Bragg-Battle at Perryville, KY.
JOHN PICKENS ROWE son of MATTHEW ROWE born 2/26/1862-Died 1955. He was married
to MATTIE ELLA JOHNSON from Chidersburg, AL. who died in 1938.
NONA ROWE daughter of JOHN PICKENS ROWE born 2/22/1886-died 6/1951 Was married to
WILLIAM T. MITCHELL
Sherry Tew Tue Jul 6
I am looking for
information on the following names:
John O'Rester CLARK (grandfather) b 12/5/1915 -
Arie Ella WALLACE CLARK (ggrandmother) b 5/31/1898
William Moses CLARK (ggrandfather)
John Lynn WALLACE (gggrandfather)
Mary Elizabeth Francis HARPER WALLACE (gggrandmother)
Arie Ella WALLACE lived and died in Tallassee. Her brother, Joe WALLACE, was
supposedly Chief of Police. Have not been able to get much information
births, deaths, property holdings, etc. on any of these lines.
Any help will be appreciated.
Monica Sun Aug 1 20:51:57
I am in search of any
information on a THOMAS JOHNSON who married FRANCIS COTTON in Fayette, Al in
Chappelle Tue Sep 21 11:12:58 1999
In 1907, my gggrandfather's death, W. M. FARMER, was
announced in the Wetumpka newspaper. The article indicated that his body was
turned over the the Farmer's Union for burial. Does anyone know what the
Farmer's Union was? Please reply at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Stackhouse Sun Dec 26
looking for information on HENRY JASPER CALLAWAY.
Raised in Wetumpka and married HARRIET EVELYN GILES.
HENRY born 1909 and died 1985 and is buried in Elmwood in
B'ham. EVELYN born 1911 and died 1989. She to was buried in B'ham at Elmwood.
They lived in B'ham, Al. all their married lives. Evelyn was from Pratt City.
Need mother,father of Henry and dates real bad.