SURNAME SEARCHERS, WEBPAGES AND QUERIES
OF FORSYTH COUNTY, GEORGIA

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Surnames

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FAGGANS pieater2@atlantic.net   Robert Castleberry
FARRIS         ela2@ela-iet.com  Mary Wiley Campbell   
FINCHER June Smith Elkins
FITTS  mhardin665@aol.com   Marvin Hardin
FOSTER wilder@netonecom.net  Bill Wilder
FOSTER jlumpkinfoster@windstream.net  John Foster
I have information on Joseph Foster, Joshua Estes, Fredrick Moor, Amon Hudson and Joseph Black families of Forsyth Co. I will be glad to share what I have....John Foster
FOWLER pbbrown@bellsouth.net  Barbara Brown
FOWLER CJMASHBU@cs.com  Connie Mashburn
FOWLER Wvhilbilez@aol.com  Diane McDonough
FOWLER dkmct@att.net   Kathryn Tidwell
FOWLER dorothyb@crocker.com   Dorothy Baker
    I'm looking for more info on Eria Fowler, my paternal grandmother, born to Azzie Lee Hawkins and _______Fowler sometime around 1909. Her son, Willie B. Baker, fathered by Lester Baker, in 1923, was my father. Baker is the family name. Thank you.

Feom Donna:
Azzie Hawkins married Bryon Fowler 28 Aug 1904
Book G2 page 245 Leary-Bagley Transcription

FREELAND JHorvathUCI@hotmail.com   Judith Horvath
FULLER mhslf3@aol.com   Marie D. Frohlich
Website  
GARMON joe.harrington@ga.prestige.net   Joe Harrington
GARMON bristern@datastar.net  Nancy Brister
GARMON John Stephen and Mary Garmon Cain
GARRETT tjones@camden.net    Billie Jones
Daniel Garrett line thru son John S. Garrett
GARRETT Daniel Garrett Time LINE   - Note
GARRETT deetees@alltel.net   Teresa Bell
GARRETT John Garrett and Manicy Owings
GENTRY djgentry@surfsouth.com
We are doing research on surnames Gentry, Hayes, and Hawkins in the Forsyth County area. We also have a website on all our surname lines.  
http://pages.ivillage.com/gannytogwen/
Thank you,  Jane & Buddy Gentry
GLOVER WESTHOMER@aol.com   Pat

Augustus L Glover b mid 1800's in Ga
Evaline Venable b abt 1860 Forsyth Co Ga
chn:
Edward Augustus Glover b 1892 Forsyth Co Ga
Ollie A Glover m Charles D Allen
William Doc Glover m Maude Dinsmore
Mary Glover m Inman Streetman
Gordon Glover m Georgia Glover(his cousin)

1850 Forsyth Co
Augustus L Glover b abt 1823
Evaline Bagley
Adeline Glover 1 yr old.
They are in the same household as
Sanford Venable
Adeline Bagley

Abt 1870 Augustus L and Evaline moved to Whitfield Co Ga then to Arkansas.
I think Evaline Venable who married my Augustus L is the daughter of Sanford
Venable and Adeline Bagley Venable

GLOVER melba.clark@gte.net  Melba J Clark
GLOVER    Jean D Wallace   
GOOLSBY GOOLSBY page
2:1- William Goolsby b. August 1769 Albemarle County, VA  d. Aug 1869 Forsyth County, GA
GRANT bas1@sowega.net  Margaet Bennett Sheffield
RESEARCHING , BENNNETT, GRANT, SMITH, MCKINLEY, JETT, CROW,
HALL, FORSYTH AND CHEROKEE COUNTY. THANKS.  
GRAVITT /
   GRAVETTE
PATG31@aol.com   Patricia Grogan
Gravitt/Gravette - Descendants of Sanford Raymond Gravitt and Emily Mitchell
GRAVITT Gravitt Genealogy link dead see  Internet Archives
GRAVITT ROBBETTY@aol.com   Julia Norton
I would like to be listed as a researcher for Cicero Gravitt, b. Forsyth County 1832, d. Tennessee 1863 as prisoner. Family remainded in Forsyth County. I am insterested in contacting other descendants of his daughters.  
GREENLEE Reverend Levi Greenlee was born a slave in South Carolina on August 2, 1805. He died December 30, 1896 and is buried north on Kelly Mill Road about 1/4 mile north from the creek.
GRIFFIN "William John Griffin and Mary Ann Palmore who married 26 Dec 1847 in Cherokee Co., GA,"  Message Board Link
GUNTER Brenda Webb
Regarding Gunter,.... Georgia,...Trees,.... and Genealogy
HALL hridder@earthlink.net   Dawn Ridder
 Nicey HALL ( weaver, 52, b.SC) appeared on the 1860 Forsyth census. With her were children Mahala 22, Cyntha 21, Nancy 15, John C. 13, and Edridg (Elbridge?). All the children were born in SC. Listed with the family is Willy VAUGHN, 26, SC. Nicey and members of her family continued to live in Forsyth until 1880 and later. Who was Nicey's husband? Solomon Hall was in Forsyth in the 1840 and 1850 censuses. Any relationship to Nicey's family?  Thank you for your assistance,  Dawn Ridder
HALL cawthoni@netzero.net Mary Cawthon  
am looking for information on Joseph Yancy Hall, married to Sarah. Lived in forsyth county in 1880. He had a son named Joseph Lindsey Hall. He died in 1934 or 1935. Any help would be appreciated.....Mary  
HAMILTON okchris@earthlink.net      Chris
HAMILTON, Ellison born abt 1812 in SC, married Agnes UNKNOWN. They were in Hall county in 1860 & 1870 census. He is in the 1880 Forsyth County census without wife. Any clues appreciated. Thanks
Visit my home page.

HAMILTON HABITAT
HAMMOND June Smith Elkins
HARDEMAN Connie Mashburn
HARDIN LINK  James Hardin May 1798 - 13 May 1884
Dorcas Hardin Apr 1796 - 1 Apr 1884       mflp
HARDIN  mhardin665@aol.com   Marvin Hardin
HARRIS r_sexton@bellsouth.net  Rupert Sexton  
HARRIS robert j. harris harris9683@aol.com
Date: 2002-01-20
Family Addditions to Harris
Comments:
Claiborne Harris who descended from James Lafayette Harris was my Great Grandfather. His Son John A. Harris SR, (My Grandfather) is buried in the same cemetary in Jefferson. My Father John A. Harris Jr. died in 2000 and is also buried in Jefferson. I live in Tampa, Florida and my Brother John A. Harris III lives in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. I would appreciate hearing from anyone from the Harris Family in Forsyth County. Thank You.  
HARRIS paulabicket@yahoo.com  Paula Doyle-Bicket  
 RODDEN, REDDEN
HARRISON John Franklin Harrison Family
HARVEY LilEllen55@aol.com   Ellen Martin
Ezekiel P. HARVEY, born Sept 9, 1813 in NC and died December 26, 1897 in Gwinnett Co., GA. Married (1) on January 30, 1842 in Forsyth Co. to Elender P. MARTIN: 1850 census in 31st District of Forsyth and (2) the widow Letty PRUITT Martin on January 22, 1863 in Gwinnett Co., GA. Father of two children: James Allen "Bud" and Eliza Ann HARVEY.
HAWKINS KLBGREGOR@aol.com
HAWKINS Date: 3/20/03 7:12:56 AM Eastern Standard Time
From: sch3@netdoor.com  Beverly Hammett

I am looking for info on William hawkins 1803. He is my GGGgrandfather.Any and all info would greatly be appreciated. Thank you. Sincerely; Beverly J. Hammett

HAWKINS paulabicket@yahoo.com  Paula Doyle-Bicket  
HAWKINS djgentry@surfsouth.com
We are doing research on surnames Gentry, Hayes, and Hawkins in the Forsyth County area. We also have a website on all our surname lines.  
http://pages.ivillage.com/gannytogwen/
Thank you,  Jane & Buddy Gentry
HAYES rps1861@bellsouth.net  Randy Smith
HAYES mgbmeyer@houston.rr.com  Mike Meyer
HAYES djgentry@surfsouth.com
We are doing research on surnames Gentry, Hayes, and Hawkins in the Forsyth County area. We also have a website on all our surname lines.  
http://pages.ivillage.com/gannytogwen/
Thank you,  Jane & Buddy Gentry
HAYGOOD wilder@netonecom.net  Bill Wilder
HEATHERLY fdbarr@cox.net         Flora
HEARD rheard11@bellsouth.net
HEMRICK Some family photos http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/ga/photo/forsyth/forsyth.html
HENDERSON mhpounds@bellsouth.net  Mary H. Pounds
HENDRIX Will of William Hendrix Dated 23rd Day Aug 1858 Forsyth Co., Ga
Wife; Rody Hendrix
Daughter; Milly C Thornton
Sons; Julius J Hendrix, Mansell M Hendrix, William G Hendrix, Isaac G/S Hendrix
Probate; 6th Apr 1863  
HENDRIX Will of W H Hendrix Dated May 11, 1862 Forsyth Co., GA
Sister; Nancy B Hendrix - " I give my tract of land" Lot No 158, 80 Acres, 3rd Dist., 1st Section of Forsyth Co. in which I now live". Also Lot 205 lying near Mt Tabor Church, surrounded by John Gilstrap, Harrison Summerour, and others.
Father; W G Hendrix
Mother; Dicey J Hendrix
Brother; A G Hendrix
Appointed Nancy B Hendrix Executrix of Will.
Witnesses; Alfred Webb, W W Harris, Claiborne Harris
Probate April 1866  
HENDRIX William Hendrix  1850 Census Forsyth Co., GA Dwelling 618
HERNDON melba.clark@gte.net  Melba J Clark
HERNDON Richard  
http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/read/GAHALL/2002-11/1037582621
HERNDON Name - Birthdate - Where they were born:
Herndon, Caleb, 14 Sep 1796, Pendleton District, South Carolina
Herndon, James M., 9 Dec 1834, Lumpkin County, Georgia
Herndon, Joel, 23 Aug 1807, Washington County, Virginia
Herndon, Thomas D., 18 Dec 1845, Marshall County, Alabama
From voter registration 1867 Winston Co. Alabama
http://wcgs.ala.nu/1867vote.htm
From Donna
HERNDON JBynum1061@aol.com
Subject: Herndons - Hearndons for Foxdogs@aol.com

Foxdog: In the 1850 census of Forsyth County, Ga, 34th district (two page numbers given: 353 & 167) Samuel Paxton, Assistant Marshal) are listed my Great-great-grand-parents: David W. and Catharine Nicely and their 5 children, including Elizabeth, my Greatgrandmother. Catharine's maiden name was Denning (which Mr. Paxton spells Dinning.) Next door are Caleb Hearndon and his wife Arminda and their niece Martha A. (you suppose for Arminda) Fry, and Arminda's mother (and my Great-greatgrandmother) Margaret Denning. Next door to them are Joel and Sarah Hearndon and their children, Caleb, Arminda, Margaret, Catharine, and 7 others. In the next house are William and Margaret Fry and their daughter Margaret, and 3 more whose names furnish the inspiration for the names of Elizabeth Nicely's 3 daughters, my great aunts: Mary, Sarah, and Julia Ann. Probably, if you are related to the Hearndons, there are many of your family listed on this and earlier and later pages. James Bynum

HOLBROOK suefeild@jps.net    Sue Feild
HOLBROOK pieater2@atlantic.net   Robert Castleberry
HOLTZCLAW Suzanne Collins Matson
HOCKENHULL A letter from Mary Adeline Hockenhull to her son
        John Foster
HOOD loreneveal@mindspring.com Lorene Veal
HOPE kmcgee03@earthlink.net     K. McGee
HOPE  Counties: Forsyth, Lumpkin, Hall
Hoping to contact those researching HOPES: Ellison HOPE & Sarah or Sallie COBB
s/o James HOPE & Mary MULLINAX
s/o John HOPE of SC

http://home.earthlink.net/~kmcgee03/ 

HOUSE Connie Mashburn
HOWARD Name: Wayne Howard <venturehoward@bellsouth.net>
Date: 2004-12-11

The Thomas Hood Dwelling in the 1860 census should be the Thomas Howard Dwelling.  

The following dwelling listed in the 1860 census of Forsyth Co., Ga. is incorrect.

HOOD, Thos. 30m B.Smith S.C.
Martha E. 24f Ala.
Mary E. 7f Ga.
Jeremiah 5m Ga.
Wm.H.H. 3m Ga.
Sarah 3/12m Ga.
(pg. 73-441 #514-514)

Thomas B. Howard is my ggg-grandfather.

He is the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Howard, who are listed in the 1850 census of Forsyth Co., GA.

Thomas B. Howard was married to Martha E. Crane on Dec. 7, 1851 in Forsyth Co., GA. I have a copy of the marriage licece from the Ga. State Archive.

Martha E. Crane was the daughter of Hiram H. Crane and wife Elizabeth. H. H. Crane and wife, E. Crane are buried at Concord Baptist Church Cemetery.

Thomas B. Howard died sometime just before or after Oct. of 1862 and probably died serving in the Confederate Army. His youngest child who was also named Thomas B. Howard was born on Oct. of 1862 in Alabama.

The children of Thomas B. Howard and Martha E. Crane were as follows:

Mary E. Howard married Samuel Warren Miller on Oct. 17, 1872 in Dawson Co., Ga. by John C. Singleton, N.P.

Samuel Warren Miller was the son of Samuel and Emily Miller.

The Samuel and Emily Miller Family were members of Concord Baptist Church and are also listed in the 1860 census of Forsyth Co., GA.

Jeremiah A. Howard, my gg-grandfather, married Anna Lucinda Barnwell on Oct. 7, 1874 in Dawson Co., Ga. by D. J. Burt, M.G. and both are buried at New Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery. Anna was the daughter of William Warren Barnwell and Martha Melinda Barnwell, who were buried at Crossroads Baptist Church Cemetery.

William H. Harrison Howard married Julia A. Bennett on Dec. 18, 1877 in Forsyth Co., Ga. per Forsyth Co., Ga. Marriage Book E, Page 63. This marriage record confirms the parents of W. H. H. Howard as Thomas B. Howard, deceased and Martha E. Crane. Julia A. Bennet was the daughter of Berry Bennett and Emily Adeline Martin, who were buried at Crossroads Baptist Church Cemetery.

The child listed as Sarah, appears to be Nancy J. Howard. Nancy was never married and is listed in the June 16, 1900 census of Fulton Co., Ga. 17th District, Fulton Co., GA, Enumeration Districrt 47, Page 18A, Line 87 along with mother Martha Crane-Howard-Roper and sister Mary E. Howard-Miller.

Thomas B. Howard, Jr. married Louvenia J. Freeman on Apr. 8, 1883 in Forsyth Co., Ga. by A. Sheffield, M.G. and is listed in the Forsyth Co., Ga. Marriage Book E, Page 332

The Thomas B. Howard, Jr. and Louvenia J. Freeman family was listed on July 27, 1900 in Forsyth Co., Ga. census in the Cumming District No. 879 in Household 327.

I beleive that the reason that Thomas B. Howard, Sr. was listed as Thomas Hood in error was because he had an older sister named Mary A. Howard who was the wife of Jesse Hood.

I would be interested in talking to anyone related to any of these families.  

HOWELL Wvhilbilez@aol.com  Diane McDonough
HOWELL 1885 Obit   Mr. Wm. M. Howell  
HUBBARD r_sexton@bellsouth.net  Rupert Sexton  
HUDSON jlumpkinfoster@alltel.net  John Foster
I have information on Joseph Foster, Joshua Estes, Fredrick Moor, Amon Hudson and Joseph Black families of Forsyth Co. I will be glad to share what I have....John Foster
HUGHES Thomas Hughes - Census Readings
HUGHES   Randall Hughes
http://home.cfl.rr.com/randyhug/HughesHistory2.htm
Descendants of Thomas D.Hughes
Born March 05, 1821--Died October 15, 1903
HUGHES dallasjohnson@americanpioneers.com
HUGHES Name: Dallas Johnson dallajohnson@americanpioneers.com
Date: 2001-12-02
Micajah Hughes b: 1788

Comments:
I am a descendant of Andrew Hughes, Micajah Hughes' father. My records show that Micajah Hughes b: 1788 in Orenge County, N.C. who died 1848 in Forsyth County, Ga. married to Mary Johnson (another ancestor) is buried in the Old Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery in Dawson County. I don't know if some consider that Lumpkin Camp Ground or not, just thought I would pass the information on to you Dallas Johnson  

HULSEY fdbarr@cox.net         Flora
HUNTER lyngar@indco.net  
I am looking for information on the Hunter family of Forsyth Co. My great great grandfather was Thomas Hunter, he was born around 1813 in maybe Columbia Co. He was living in Jackson Co. in the 1830's and moved to Forsyth Co. somewhere around 1835. He married Nancy Martin a year of two later. Somewhere around 1860 he moved to Milton Co. and died in 1871 and is buried in Union Cemertery with wife I think.
My great grandfather was James Harvey Hunter, he married Martha Louise Brown maybe in Forsyth Co. about 1866 and was in Milton Co. in 1880 before moving his family to TX. I think Thomas and James Hunter were in Forsyth Co. in 1870, but I think some of the census pages must be missing because I can't find them nowhere. I know two of Thomas sons where there, Thomas and William. Do you have any information on this family ? What kind of lookups can I have done ?  Do you know of anyone that might know of this family ? I do not know who Thomas mother or dad was. I know there was a Hance Hunter in Forsyth Co. but do not know who he was. : Johnhy Garrett Jr.
HUTCHINS Connie Mashburn
INGRAM c.s.townsend@sbcglobal.net   Sheryl Rowell Townsend
INGRAM, Charles b. 1765
JAMES CHIEFSAM@WEBTV.NET   Sam Anderson
JAMES suefeild@jps.net    Sue Feild
JEFFERSON rhioreh@mail.com
Bazzle (Bazil, Basil, Bazwell) JEFFERSON,
Forsyth Co., GA 1850 Census
Bazil is buried at Friendship Baptist Church,
Forysth Co. Ga.
Bazil's Will, Will Book A, Forsyth Co. Ga., 1856-1892, p. 365-66-67  Filed for probate, 1 Aug. 1876.  

See Third Generation on the following page and click on "Bazil Jefferson", "Elizabeth Duval" and "Children of Bazil and Elizabeth":

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~rhio/JeffPg.htm

JEFFERSON Message Board Post
JEFFERSON rbannister@comcast.net   Rebecca Bannister
Jefferson (Bozzle/Basil/Bazil)
JENKINS SoiHaney@aol.com  Susan Soi-Haney
JENKINS  JENKINS
  • Jenkins, James my grandfather migrated from Forsyth County to London Ontario,Canada in the early 1900's. He was a black man and I am looking for U.S. relatives.

    Submitted by : MARIE BOOKER
    Email : mbooker@uwo.ca
    URL of page :
    Date: MAY 18, 2002

JETT bas1@sowega.net  Margaet Bennett Sheffield
RESEARCHING , BENNNETT, GRANT, SMITH, MCKINLEY, JETT, CROW

HALL, FORSYTH AND CHEROKEE COUNTY. THANKS.

JOHNSON bamyman@actworld.net   Tom Thompson
JOHNSON dallasjohnson@americanpioneers.com
JONES JJCRUFF@aol.com  I am looking for jenny jones who was born 12-20-1896 died06-26-1924 she was married to guy moulder if you have any info please let me know she is my great grandmother
JONES Jones, S. B. Pension Application 
  by Billie Jones and Chad S. Williams
Jones, S. B. Will
  by Billie Jones and Chad S. Williams
Jones, S. B. Appraisal of Estate
  by Billie Jones and Chad S. Williams
JONES rjrainwater@nghs.com  Janet Thomas Rainwater
JONES - Descendants of Jacob (J.E.) Jones of Forsyth/Hall Counties. Father John L. Jones? Home place under Lake Lanier?
JOHNSTON JPennin100@aol.com   Jeanene Pennington

I am the GGGgranddaughter of Alexander Wilson Johnston, Jr. b. 04/Sep/1811 in Buncombe Co., NC md. 1st Sara Case 27/Nov/1836 in Buncombe Co., NC
md. 2nd Mary Jane Mashburn 25/Apr/1871 in Forsyth Co., GA, Daughter of James Mashburn. I understand they are buried in the Johnston Family plot in Old Buford. Can anyone tell me where this is located in Cummings and does it still exist today? Although my family now resides in Dallas, TX I am planning a trip to Cummings to visit the Historical Soc

JULIAN fdbarr@cox.net       Flora
JULIAN Julian's Connected with Julian Mines see Concord Rangers
JULIAN PATG31@aol.com   Patricia Grogan
Julian - descendants of Samuel Julian and Elizabeth Bailey
JULIAN Julian, Robert Willis
Biography from http://www.accessgenealogy.com
KELLER CHIEFSAM@WEBTV.NET   Sam Anderson
KELLY PATG31@aol.com   Patricia Grogan
Kelly - descendants of John A. Kelly and Levica Dooly
KEMP john@positech.net   John Scott
GEDCOM
KENDRICK CHIEFSAM@WEBTV.NET   Sam Anderson

http://www.angelfire.com/ga2/kendrick/

 

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