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Thelma Sasser Mays
Mays Lansing; Burrows; Sasser; Crawford. These surnames are all related through marriage. Some of the names are from throughout Georgia. The Mays family now resides in Albany.

Karen Rice - mailto:krice@siu.edu Researching Thomas W MABRY who was on 1830 and 1840 census in Elbert Co close to family of Smith COOK.  Smith's son, Thomas S Cool  was a carriage maker and it is thought that one, possibly three of Thomas W Mabry's sons were apprenticed to Thomas S Cook.  Three sons of Mabry who were carriage makers were: Joel B Mabry; Thomas W Mabry, Jr. and William Pierce Mabry - who moved to Chambers Co AL when Thomas S Cook did and married Cook's dau Catherine there              02


James Manning - GOOSEHUNT1@aol.com
Researching William Elea MANNING in War of 1812, m 1827 Mary Ford of Madison Co


Sheri MacDonald - markmacdonald@sprintmail.com
Cosby Seymour b 1879 m 2d John GULLEY and had Willie Lavonia Gulley.  Cosby m Seaburn Reece PARTAIN b 1892 and had Berta Ester PARTAIN b 1918 who m Jesse James 'Bud' MASSEY b 1915, son of Burnie Lee Massey Sr. and gson of Marion Massey.  Need help with all these families

Bob Martin - bandrmartin@mindspring.com
Researching Lawson, Chandler and Stroder MADDOX who lived Abbeville Dist SC, Elbert Co in 1820's then Tuscaloosa and Fayette Cos AL, especially wive's names


Need info on John G MCALLISTER who moved Elbert Co from Abbeville Dist SC 1830-40 and was living next door to Thomas McAllister. John G found in 1850 Cherokee Co AL

Cindy McClannahan Arehart - joearehart@alltel.net
Looking for records concerning J W MCCLANNAHAN who m Mollie [?] Duckett. 1860 census show a John McClanahan in Elbert Co & I need records to confirm this is the correct person.

Jo Dukes - joanne1@centurytel.net  Looking for parents, siblings  of William A McCune, b Elbert Co 24 April 1807. He married in Butts Co in 1826.

David Allred - swwtsue@ldsliving.com  Looking for info on family of Mary Polly McCurdy, possibly dau of David and Agnes [Nancy]Weakley McCurdy, m to John Calvert in 1787 in Penn.  John Calvert is in Wilkes Co by 1790 when he buys 400 acres - see Elbert Co Deed Bk vol 1.

Hugh McCurley
McCurley Family; Need information on the descendants of John MCCURLEY who came form Laurens Co, SC. His son George McCurley moved to the part of Elbert Co, Ga that was later made into Hart Co. Related families are Davis, Shirley, Shiflet, McMullan, Stowers, Adams, Skelton, Bailey, Alexander, Scott, Stephens, and Crow. Looking for a Hart Co, Ga cousin who it doing research to share information. Hugh McCurley, 323 Co Hwy , Hackleburg, Ala. whm@sonet.net


Dell Ree McDougle Wallace - arcosde@bellsouth.netLooking for parents, gparents etc. of John MCDOUGAL 1814-1896, m  16 Dec 1836 to Emilia Ann VICKERY, 1818 - ?. Had at least one son, W James M McDougal, my ggrandfather

John McELHANNON rec'd land grant in Wilkes Co, later cut off into Elbert Co. lst wife d ca 1792-5, m 2d widow HODGE, removed Jackson Co after 1798

angieD - http://laaron.myweb.uga.edu/spangco@tstar.net
Researching ancestors of Abner MCGARITY who was living in Elbert Co early and Agatja Clark[e] WYCHE


Kevin White - kevinjwhite@yahoo.com
 In the cemetery of Old Hebron Presbyterian Church near Commerce GA is a marker to memory of Samuel MACKIE [1761-Dec 5, 1845] and marker for Thomas MCKIE which reads: 'Died ca 1797, father of John, William [and] Samuel McKie, Rachel Brexey Strickland, Martha Fleming, Mary Hemphill, Rosannah Templeton, A Revolutionary War Patiot from Burke Co., NC to Elbert Co GA., erected in 1973.'  Previous researchers have said that 3 Mackey [McKie, McKey] brothers immigrated ca 1751 first to Chester Co PA, then SC ca 1767, then Burke Co NC , now McDowell Co NC, about the time of the Revolution.  These NC Mackeys believed to be descendants of John/Thomas Mackey, two of the immigrant brothers and Thomas was said to have died in SC - could this be the same Thomas? Need info on any of this family group


Johnny Jarrett - jnjsk@earthlink.net  Looking for parents of Isham MCKINLEY, b ca. 1790 Elbert Co, m Cynthia Sellers and their lst son was named Elbert, possibly after the county.

Seeking info on Sally WILSON who m Daniel MCMULLEN in 1822, Elbert Co. Who were their children?

DARNELL BAKER - spencer@SkyBest.Com
Margaret MCNEAL m William Harvey Edwards - Margaret raised by Eunice, parents unknown, said to have come from Ireland. [see query on Edwards]

Emily M Pentecost -mailto:emixpen@hopper.net
Looking for James MEREDITH and wife Sarah of Elbert Co. Their widowed dau Mary 'Polly' Eaves [b ca 1782] & 11 children left Ga & went Bibb Co AL, then Winston Co MS ca 1837.

M C WHITE -marony@pacbell.net
Researching ex-slaves ggrandparents Ed[ward] & Sarah BOWDRE believe to have been owned by Bowdre family of Elbert Co who moved Hernando MS. A. R. Bowdre and Thomas W WHITE m sisters Lucy & Mina MERRIWETHER. Tradition says after Civil War my ggmo and 3 sons left ownership of Bowdre and moved DeSoto Co MS to become farm hands on Hurricane Plantation owned by Col. Thomas W White as gfa Edward Bowdre had died before war ended. Can anyone assist me with info about Whites & Bowdres in Elbert Co?

Regina D Fox -mailto:Bfoxrfox@aol.com  Researching Marguerite Milford Mewbourne Dunlap, dau of Jeff and Etta Ray MEWBOURNE who lived in Bowman, Elbert Co.  She was gdau of William R Ray.  Burials are in Hillcrest Cemetery, Bowman.  Info about any of these families needed.





Ann Newsom - mailto:a0005308@airmail.netSeeking data on children of Joseph & Frances HIGGINBOTHAM MORRISON, m in VA & had 7 children including: Violet, Ezra, Washington, Peter & a dau who m James Reagan.  Peter supposedly lost his land & disappears in Ga.  He may have m Marian ? & had children A. J.[m Margaret Pepper in Carroll Co GA]; Sarah [m Henry Stribling] and James [m Rutha Layton] The Morrisons were related to the Elbert Co Higginbothams


Judy Lee Watts
NEIGHBORS / NABORS / NABOURS / NEIGHBOURS / OR ANY SPELLING AND JOHNSTON OR JOHNSON Anyone researching this name in GA AL TN TX Please e-mail me. Thanks.

CARLA WOODS - Wfwjr1@aol.com
Looking for all researching Samuel WOODS and wife Almena/Alminna NEELY d/o Thomas Neely who resided Elbert Co ca. 1830-1850's when they moved Fulton Co Ga. They had 7-8 children. Any leads gladly received, far-fetched or not


Mary Nelson Pazur - pazur@mindspring.com
Seeking info on John NELSON who was given a land grant by King George III in 1775 in Wilkes later Elbert Co. A stone was moved to Washington Ga from Broad River area in 1923 to the courthouse & ca 1980 to the Callaway Plantation near the Gilmer House & stone states'John Nelson land granted in 1775'.  Another date, '1792' also carved. In old letters it states he fought in Battle of Kettle Creek. Believe John Nelson is father of grandfather of Charles Haney Nelson b 2 July 1797, Wilkes Co who is my ancestor.

Krista Gatlin -mailto:KGatlin@aol.com
Seek info on James Henry & Elizabeth Beggs NEWMAN, m Elbert Co 1820's

Sheryl Seymour Padgett - HILLISGA@cs.com
Looking for parents of George Thomas NICHOLS b ca 1839 GA, m Mary H CHRISTIAN & had dau Nancy Elizabeth who m John Alexander SEYMOUR

Emma Lou Weldon - elweldon@aol.com


Kathy Hayes -mailto:prfctcouple@yahoo.com     Looking fo Jeremiah and Thomas B NIX. Father may have been Joseph Nix .  Around 1846 Jeremiah moved to Randolph Co Ala along with son Austin Nix, and a Thomas B. Nix.  Some of family stayed in Ga. A Harrison Nix m Cathrine Ford.


DON WILLIAMS -mailto:%20Rdwjax@aol.com Joseph WILLIAMS[d 1792 Elbert Co], son of LtCol John Williams [b 1691 Va - 1761, m 1711 Desire NOYES] , and wife Sarah had 2 sons: John and Matthew Jouett Williams. Have no info on Matthew. John had sons John II [1773-1869 buried family cemetery Jones place] m Catherine PHANUS [b 1786], Joseph and dau Catherine [m Dempsey GRICE]. John II had son John Dempsey Williams who m Nancy Lucky KEY, and dau 'Kat' Williams who m James JONES. Info on all these families needed

SYDNEY H LOLLEY - sydtom@wnclink.com
Seeking data on family of Benjamin F NUNNELEE b ca 1801 Elbert Co, m Lucinda DARDEN on 1 Jan 1828 Taliaferro Co.  Loucinda d 6 May 1850 Talledega Co AL & Benjamin moved back to Harris Co Ga with 8 children where he later m Elizabeth Shippy.  Benjamin d after 1870 census where he listed in household of son Walter F Nunnelee, Hamilton PO, Harris Co Ga.  Will share data on descendants

SHERRY LEDLOW -mailto:SLLedlow@aol.com
Researching Thomas O'BANNION b 1780-90 Ga, in Elbert Co by 1806 but next record of him is in MS Territory census of 1809.  Appears to have close relationship with other MS Territory residents from Elbert Co - John Williams Walker, Wm Thompson Easter and William Neighbors.  Does anyone have knowledge of any group who might have migrated to MS from Elbert about 1806-09?

Need info on John OGLESBY [1856 Elbert Co - 1931] & wife Sallie O'BRYANT [1859 Carnesville, Franklin Co - 1949], had 10 children: Lizzie Burton/Burden; Joe Henry; Ross; Rufus; Sam; Polie; Drew; Homer; Haskin; Beotria.  Need info on John and Sallie's siblings

James Majors -mailto:Majors@webtv.net
Seek info on Mary E. BLACK[ b ca 1833 GA] & Daniel OLDS [ ba ca 1823 NY]  m 25 Dec 1850 Elbert Co. Daniel moved Elbert Co in 1840s - did he have family with him when he came or did he come alone? Would like more info concerning ancestors & siblings of Mary who, I believe, was b Elbert Co


Shirley Brumund - brumundh@cox.net  Looking for William ORR who was married to Viola
Parnell around 1906-07.  They lived in Elbert Co

Bobby Lester Owens Jr - n4got@bellsouth.net
My family hails from Elberton but have not been able to find out from family any relations prior to my gfather Lester Joseph OWENS. Believe my ggrandfather was Henry Sam OWENS & he may have d in 1930's or earlier.  Any help appreciated


Shelley Henry - mailto:ragland@checkasaw.com
Looking for info on Pleasant OZBIN [all spellings], b 1801 Elbert Co, possibly son of John. Any info appreciated.

Clarence Thomas Dalton - daltongenealogy@alo.com  Looking for fmily of John S PAGE who m Mary Ann Attaway in Elbert Co 3 Oct 1843. John married again to Martha, age 25 in 1870 census of Thomasville Ochlocknee.  My uncle Crawford B Page b 1855 and ggrandmother Mary Jane Page p 5 May 1861

Richard Johnson -mailto:ici1608@icomnet.com  Looking for information on Lola PARHAM dau of Gaines and Alis Vaughan Parham.  Gaines is buried in Athens GA and Alis in Covington Ga?       11/00

William683@aol.comLooking for families of Charles PARK[E]S d ca May 1806 Elbert Co; Abraham Parks [5 Jul 1778 - 4 Jul 1853 Elbert Co; & Marshall Parks [9 Nov 1809 - 7 Apr 1852]

Margaret Palmer -mailto:bsmurp@bellsouth.netLooking for info on Margaret [Maggie] Leila Elizabeth PALMER who m James Miller DANIEL                        02

RON PARTIN -mailto:%20rpartin@bgnet.bgsu.edu Interested in corresponding with others researching PASS and BULLARD families in Elbert & Oglethorpe Cos


Gerald M Cornioli - cornioli@bellsouth.net Researching the Parham family.  Help needed.

H HOWARD - hhoward@millry.netLookinf for info on Mose or Moses PARNELL who lived Elbert or Franklin Co ca. 1800. May have had a son Mose Parnell who moved to Washington Co AL in 1850


Betty Jones -mailto:genie@htcomp.net   Seeking info on John [d 10 Mar 1808] & Margaret Baskin PATTERSON.  Son Joseph b ca 1789 in SC , m Mary ?, childen George b ca 1828; Angelina, b ca 1830 m James H Evans; Elias Earl b 18 July 1832; Patton b ca 1834 and Mary b ca 1836                  02

Fred Patton -mailto:fpatton@attglobal.net
Looking for family of James & Margaret Wilson PATTON with 4 or more children. A dau Mary Addiline Patton was b 14 Aug 1801 and son John was b 1788 GA, but no county given.  Family moved to Tenn early 1800s             [2/00]


Alta Wallace - altagram@intellisys.net
Sarah PEAVY m Joel GRIZZLE. Their dau Rebecca m James KEY in 1811. Who were parents of Sarah?

Need info on Solomon PEEK and children, b Elbert Co prior 1850

RITA RAY HAND -mailto:%20GAATLANTA@aol.com
Interested in all info on PENN's of Elbert & surrounding counties. There is a PENN surname webpage at: http://members.aol.com/pennroots/homepage.html You can submit & retreive info or I can submit for you

LIBBIE GRIFFIN - yyex00a@prodigy.com
see query on Joel Doss


DON WILLIAMS -mailto:%20Rdwjax@aol.com Joseph WILLIAMS[d 1792 Elbert Co], son of LtCol John Williams [b 1691 Va - 1761, m 1711 Desire NOYES] , and wife Sarah had 2 sons: John and Matthew Jouett Williams. Have no info on Matthew. John had sons John II [1773-1869 buried family cemetery Jones place] m Catherine PHANUS [b 1786], Joseph and dau Catherine [m Dempsey GRICE]. John II had son John Dempsey Williams who m Nancy Lucky KEY, and dau 'Kat' Williams who m James JONES. Info on all these families needed



DAWN BRASFIELD -d.brasfield@worldnet.att.net
Seeking info on families of James Alexander "Sug" PIERCE who m Mary Frances CLEVELAND Dec 1882 in Elbert Co. In 1900 they lived Clarke Co and 1910 Franklin Co. Children are: Maymie; John Mack; Charles Arthur; Maggie Zeola; Robert; Bernice

Dianna Bourke PRIVETTE - swtwinds@usa.net
Searching for data on Larkin PIERPOINT who may have d in Elbert Co ca 1794. He came from Maryland via Morgantown VA [later WVa].  Do not know who came with him or if he brought a wife; he was supposed to be m twice but have no names. His son John or Jonathan stayed in Morgantown Va


Bpitchford4@aol.com      Looking for William Pitchford and wife, possibly named Judida.  Family moved to KY early 1800s


Debbie Segars
May 5, 1997 - Debbie Segars - IDEAIFINC@aol.com Need info on Harriette Poole Carter - Hart County -husband's name unkn. She had a son Joel. Her mother was Elizabeth Poole and sister Sara Ann Poole Picken

JAMES D PORTERFIELD - jporterfield@worldnet.att.net
looking for Charles Harrison PORTERFIELD b 28 Sept 1887. Believe James & Tabitha Bond Porterfield and 11 children who cam e from NC to Elberton may be related

Betty Sutterly - daylilly@mon-cre.net
Searching for info on Thomas and Hezekiah POSEY. Thomas was one of lst immigrants to Ga from SC after the war & settled on large plantation Flat Shoals on the Broad River, ca 1794,  and brother Hezekiah followed after him & lived with the Cherokee Indians.  Interested in children of Hezekiah, esp Richard

CELIA WRIGHT -mailto:Celias@HIWAAY.netSamuel POST [1740 NY or NJ - 11 Mar 1813 Elbert Co], m 25 Nov 1768 Dauphin Co Pa to Alice Bell; known children William Belle Post b 20 Mar 1773 NC and dau Rachel Post b 28 Apr 1802 Ga. Would like to know where Samuel buried [ed note: Samuel is not in the cemetery book of Elbert Co]


Rachel - iamagennut@netscape.net  Seeking info on Margaret POWERS who married John H Bond 12 Dec 1867 in Elbert Co.  She was my gfather's natural mother and may have died after childbirth.

FRANCES HUGHES - fhughes@seidata.com
Looking for info on Evan PROTHRO , ca 1742, and dau Catherine, who m 8 Oct 1785  James HUGHES  5 Nov 1762 Pa -] . She eventually moved IN territory but James not with her & 6 children.  Evan was  son of James [ca 1710 - ca 1765], gson of John E Protheroe [1680 SW Wales - 1720], ggson of Evan Protheroe [1650 SW Wales - 1709 Wales].Need info on spouces, dates.

RHONDA HAWKINS - hawkins@atlcom.net Seeking contact with anyone researching the PRUITT families of Elbert Co, pre 1850

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