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Allen, Laura C. & Eunice Josephine
Anderson, Janie Lee
Barker, Eugene H
Barton, Loyd and Annie 07-02-2009
Beard, Henry Hoyt
Bell, Joseph N. & Family
Bell, Martha B. (Mattie)
Farmer, Mary Seleta
Harvey, Phillip William
Hiett/Hyatt, John W.
Lamkin, Benjamin Hart
McCaffrey, Thomas J.
Quinn, Benjamin Coleman
Shipley, William Clayton
Smith, Ava Pearl
Smith, Sarah Caroline
Smith, George Washington
Southern Amusement Company 08-28-2009
Allen, Laura C & Eunice Josephine
I have been looking for information on the parents of my ggGrandmothers. They were sisters. One married into my father's side of the family and the other married into my mother's side of the family. Here is the information that I have been able to find, or know from family records.
Laura C. Allen born in Rome, GA on 4/14/1886 - middle name might be Cordelia but I'm not 100% sure. On her death certificate it is just listed as "C."
Eunice Josephine Allen born in Rome, GA on 11/28/1891
Parents: Green Taylor Allen and Mary "Molly" Campbell
As a young girl, I remember my grandma Eunice telling how they came to Texas in a wagon train. And, with all the stories they both used to tell us kids, I don't ever remember them talking about their parents.
I have a subscription to Ancestory.com, but can't find anything of Green Taylor Allen or Mary or Molly Campbell. They aren't listed in any of the Census. It's as though they didn't exist!
If anyone has any information on my elusive ancestors, please email me.
September 21, 2006
Anderson, Janie Lee
Looking for Janie Lee Anderson. She was born in Walhalla S.C. in 1877. Story has it she was a Anderson and came to GA with a family named Stone or she was a Stone and came to GA with a family named Anderson. She married William Thomas Fowler in Calhoun, GA. in 1895.
II am looking for decendents of Stephen Ball who lived in the Floyd Springs area from about 1840 to the time he died in the 1890s (he was listed on the 1892 Floyd County Tax rolls) or his son Martin H. Ball Born 1844 died 1940, or Martins children Charles W. Ball (children: Ruth P, Blanch, Lois L and Fenton), Theola (Ola) Ball and Gay Ball (children: Connie, Thelma, Martin E, Charles W and James A) My ggrandmother was Mary Elizabeth Ball daughter of Stephen and Elizabeth Sanders Ball. I am trying to prove that our Stephen Ball is the son of Jeremiah Ball born abt 1776/7 in Virginia and died in S C abt 1855.
Barker, Eugene H.
I am looking for any information on Eugene H. Barker, born in Rome, GA 1861. He is my Great grandfather. His father was Joseph Thomas Barker and his wife was Jennie Pogue. Please let me know if you can be of help in providing and dates or other information regarding these family members. My family has a story passed down that GG Eugene Barker remembers his brother coming home from the civil war. So, I know the Barkers served the confederacy. Thank you for your help.
Beard, Henry Hoyt
My great grandfather's name was Henry Hoyt Beard born around 1889 near Rome GA. His mother's name was Mollie. They moved to Arkansas where she married John M. Tull on 9/27/1899. She is listed in the marriage records as Mrs. Mollie Holbrook age 29. Do you have any information on them?
I have received the following possible additional information that his father was known as Sam Beard. His Mother was Mollie Payne Beard daughter of Angelina Pryor Potts Payne and Thomas Jackson Payne. Angelina was possibly a deaf mute daughter of Asa Price (Pryor) of Cedartown, Georgia (Polk County).
Bell, Joseph N. & Family
My g-grandfather's brother, Joseph N. Bell, lived in Chulio, Floyd, County, Ga. He is listed in the 1880 census with family.
Joseph N. Bell, m, 34, farmer
Rosa E. Bell, f, 28 keeping house
Mary E. Bell, dau, 6,
Martha B. bell, dau, 3,
George Ann Bell, 7m.
Joseph died around 1891-92 I believe in Floyd, Ga. I can't locate him in Floyd at all. I have a picture of Martha B. Bell, b) 1877 that she sent to my g-grandfather when she was 10.
I am trying to find out what happened to the other two daughters. In my gg-grandfather's will in 1892 it says, I give to my grandaughter, Martha B. Bell, only daughter of my son Joseph N., who is now dead. By that it seems Mary E. and George Ann are dead also.
Please, any information will be so appreciated. I sent this info in to a site in Floyd who does lookups but that was some time ago and I haven't heard anything.
I want to know what happened to the two girls and try to locate a current family member of Martha B. Bell so I can give this picture to them and let them know the family history.
I am looking for Big Bend Cemetery?? I have been given that name as well as "by the big bend". This would be an old cemetery at least 1875 or so. I am looking for a relative with no headstone (I think). If you have heard of this please direct me and I will research it. This would be a Surrett.
My Great, Great Grandfather came from Floyd County Georgia. John Caldwell was born about 1814 in Georgia, his Father moved from Virginia. John Caldwell married a lady by the name of Emily. Their childen's name were Elizabeth, William J., Malisa, Mathew, Isaah, and Joseph. They lived in Floyd County from the mid 1800's and beyond. I am trying to find John Caldwell's father so I can trace my family back to Europe. "Any" information you can give me would be greaty appreciated. Thank You,
Farmer, Mary Seleta
I'm seeking information on Mary Seleta Farmer, who married Eli Washington Dodgen in Floyd Co. Their daughter (my maternal great-grandmother) was born there in 1855/56. Any help greatly appreciated.
Can anyone help me with some obituary lookups? (1) Mrs. ARTIE L. (ARTILISSA) JOLLEY (JOLLY) - died September 29th 1910 or 1911. She is buried at Pleasant Hope Church in Lindale. (2) JOSEPHINE STAFFORD JOLLEY -- died May 24th 1935. (3) JAMES A. LLOYD ----died March 5th 1929 (4) ADA JOLLEY LLOYD -died March 12th 1902 (4) ETHEL G. LLOYD - died Feb. 24th 1922 (5) JAMES F. JOLLY - died Dec. 6th 1965.
These people are all related & I believe that descendants yet live in the Lindale area. I don't know the name of the Newspaper in Rome but would assume that there was a newspaper that printed obituaries during the above years. I would be most grateful for any assistance. Perhaps someone there actually knows this family & can give some other information.
ARTELISSA WALDROP JOLLEY (JOLLY) was my third great-grandmother. Her husband, HENRY JOLLEY, died in Richmond, Va. during the Civil War. Thanks
Lamkin, Benjamin Hart
I would like to find the burial place of Benjamin Hart LAMKIN. He was brother to my great grandfather.
According to the LAMKIN family bible, he was born September 3, 1819 in GA. Moved to Floyd Co., Married Amanda Eliza Niblack July 3, 1849. He died May 26, 1852 in Rome, Floyd Co. GA. He owned property in 30th Division. I have not found him buried in Myrtle Hill Cemetery. He may not have a tombstone there or he may be buried elsewhere. Any information would be most appreciated.
Edward Lindman (aka Eddie Johnson)
My grandfather was originally Edward Lindman born in Sweden in 1867. The family moved to Floyd County, GA in 1869. The mother died and the father allowed William and Mary Johnson to adopt him. He is listed in the 1880 census as Eddie Johnson. In 1898 he was naturalized. I am trying to find the names of his birth parents, the name of the ship bringing them to America, and information about his siblings who remained Lindman. One was John and another Martha but I do not know the names of the others. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
My brick wall is Joseph Mabry. He and wife, Rebecca, were still alive in 1910. (Floyd County Census) He would have been in his late 70's. He was a Confederate vet form Alabama. Does anyone know where they are buried? His children were Minnie who married Horace Green and Martha E. Would appreciate info on ANY of them.
McCAFFREY, Thomas J.
Thomas J McCaffrey, wife Charlotte McCluskey McCaffrey....Charles Davis McCaffrey, first wife Mary Elizabeth (Jackie)Johnson....second wife Minnie Miller....brick wall is Thomas McCaffrey aged 91 died 4/16/1890 but any information on McCaffrey will be appreciated.
New E-mail 8-5-2009
I would like any information on Tyler Mobley. He was born about 1841 to Samuel Mobley and Mary Shelton. He married Margaret E. Hidle or Hydle about 1883. And I think that he died sometime around 1890. Any information would be great.
Samuel PARTLOW b abt 1824 SC married 29 Jan 1846 in Floyd Co., GA to Sarah Weathers b abt 1822 NC. They appear on the 1850 census of Seminole Dist., Chattooga Co., GA with daughters Nancy A. b abt 1846 GA and Mary J. b 1850 GA. I need to know the parents of both Samuel Partlow and Sarah Weathes.
Searching for gr-gr grandfather, Sampson Pew. Sampson b. abt. 1826, no information on him after the 1860 census in Chulio District, Floyd Co., GA. He was married to Malinda McDonald, daughter of William S. and Sarah McGraw McDonald. I have her listed in 1850 census (Cass Co.); 1860 census (Chulio District, Floyd Co.); 1870 census (Bartow Co.); 1880 census (Chulio District, Floyd Co.). One of their sons, William Columbus Peugh, lived in Floyd Co., Bartow Co., and Polk Co. (Cedartown, Seney Town, and Aragon). William Columbus Peugh and his son, Samuel Starling Peugh, are buried in the Wax Community Cemetery in Floyd Co., GA.
Any information will be very much appreciated.
QUINN, Benjamin Coleman
Looking for the parents of my maternal gg-grandfather, Benjamin Coleman QUINN b 1802 either NC, SC, GA. , d abt. 1869 Ellis Co., Texas, m Fayette Co., Ala. 1823 Agnes Emoline MORTON & 2nd Frances A. THRASH Ellis Co., Tx. Benjamin and Agnes parents of my maternal g-grandmother, Florida Abigail QUINN b 1842 Fayette Co., Ala., d abt 1911 Atlanta, Ga., m 1865 Ellis Co., Tx. Wm. Justice WILKESON b 1834 Jefferson Co., Tenn., d 1894 Floyd Co., Ga., s/o John Burel WILKERSON and Elender/Eleanor Eliz. LYLES b 1813 Prince George Co., Md., d 1884 Floyd Co., Ga.
I believe that Benjamin may have had some QUINN family living in the Floyd Co., Ga., area. If anyone has info to share please contact me. Thanks In Advance,
grandaughter of Jimmie Abigail WILKERSON and Thomas Andrew SHIPLEY
Smith, Ava Pearl I am looking for members of the Smith family in Rome, GA. My grandmother Ava Pearl Smith, born May 13, 1887 in Alabama and had at least two brothers. Apparently they all moved to Rome when both parents died. Ava was raised by her grandmother then two aunts when her grandmother died. She did not keep in touch with her brothers but did say they lived at Rome, GA.
I do not have the names of Ava’s parents, brothers or other family members.
Ava married Benjamin Taylor Parris in Rome in 1907. Later they moved to Cave Spring, GA. She is buried at the State Line Baptist Church cemetery west of Cave Spring, GA. Beside her husband and one son.
Any help greatly appreciated!!
Smith, George Washington
I am researching my great-great grandfather, George Washington Smith. I don't have much on him at all except that he was born in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia in 1864. He married Alice Ann McLain and they later moved, by covered wagon, to Texas in the late 1800's. Thanks,
Bradley Thomas died around 1850 in Floyd County, GA. He was married to Martha “Patty” Key in 1806 in Jackson County, GA. Robert Hughen who was married to Martha Thomas in 1846 was the administrator of the estate. Those mentioned in estate papers were:
a) Alletha Thomas (her share was received for her by Isaac Weathers in 1856).
b) Mary E., William C., and James C. Hughen, the minor children of Robert A. Hughen .
c) Frances A. and Thomas B. Daniel, minor children of John Daniel
d) The widow, Martha Thomas.
It is believed that John Tapley Thomas who lived in nearby Whitfield County, GA was a son or close relative of Martha “Patty” and Bradley Thomas. There was no mention of John T. Thomas in the estate papers; however there was a receipt from John A. Thomas for boarding Martha Thomas, the widow of Bradley Thomas. Bradley lived in Jackson County in 1820 and 1830. In 1820, there were six children in the household under the age of 16. In 1830, there were seven children; therefore, it appears that there were more children than the three who were mentioned in the estate papers.
In the 1860 census of Floyd County (household 837) Martha Thomas, the widow of Bradley Thomas, is listed (age 76, female, birthplace Virginia. Living in her household was George Bailey, his wife and two children. George is the son of Sarah Key Bailey, Martha's sister.
Information on any member of this family would be greatly appreciated.
June 28, 2006
Watson, Amanda Looking for information on Amanda WATSON 2ND wife of Wm. Clayton SHIPLEY, Jr. b abt 1834 Floyd Co., Ga., m abt 1867 Floyd Co., Ga. Disappeared with Wm. about 1868; never heard from again by SHIPLEY family. Wm. Clayton had children by 1st. wife, Nancy TIE. Need names of children, etc. Any information appreciated. Need names of Amanda's parents, etc.
Caroline was born about 1828 in Georgia and married Wellington H Short on 20 April 1843 in Floyd County, GA.
Recently we learned that she died shortly after the birth of her son Thomas W Short in 1862. Thomas was raised by his aunt, Jane E Timms and uncle William H Timms.
Need more information on Caroline's parents and sibling. Was Jane the sister of Caroline or Wellington? Any information on the Youngblood, Short or Timms Families will be greatly appreciated.