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Gordon County Georgia Queries 2

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William R. White Mon, 15 Sep 1997 19:42:48
I am William R. White, born 12 Jan '32 in Calhoun, Ga. My parents were Zeddie Carness White and Jenia Green White. My Fathers name was William Sherman White also of the Calhoun area, I believe the community was Redbud. I'm interested in corresponding with others working on the White surname in this area.
Kenneth L. Hales Mon Oct 13 18:03:54 1997
I am looking for information on the parents and grandparents of William Henderson Hales. He was born in Hall county GA. on May 7, 1820. I think he moved to Pickins County Ga. around 1840. He was married to Nancy McCrary about 1840. He had five childern as follows: Mart Hales of Cedartown, GA., Mary Medlin of Ohatchee, Ala., Martha Medlin of Steele Ala., Julia Rogers of Jasper Ga., Lou Tillery of Ludville GA. I think he had three brothers: Richard Hales of Missouri, Isac Hales of Nelson Pickins County GA, Joeseph E. Hales of Jerusalem Pickins County Ga.
Grady L. Gentry Sun Oct 12 20:47:11 1997
Rosilee King NORRELL born June 6, 1854 buried at Cookville, Tx born in Georgia. died August 29, 1893. She got married in April 1868 to William Harris Norrell. married in Gordon County, GA. Marriage license was from Calhoun Ga. April18,1868. She was a Creek Indian . Calhoun is the county seat of Gordon County, GA

Deborah Byrd Fri Oct 10 23:25:05 1997
Looking for information on the family of James W. LANGSTON. After the death of his wife Eliza Jane LAMBERTH his children, Walter C.P. and Arthur chose to live with their aunt Sarah Ann LAMBERTH DALTON of Gordon county. Did these children stay in Gordon county? If so who are they descendants? What happened to their father?

Betty Nix Fri, 19 Sep 1997 21:45:43
we are looking for info on my grandfather,s family.He was John Henry W.Nix, He was born to James E,Nix and wife Nancy ? and was shown on the Cherokee Co.census of 1860 along with a brother ,William Francis Green Nix as being 2 years old. We know he married Martha Amanda Pruitt in Cleburne Co in 1885 and they were in Gordon Co.ga in 1886.They had a daughter,Fannie ,born there in 1886. Then John Henry was born there in 1889 and they had Rosie in 1893.Then nothing else is known about them except they must have died in the late 1890,s because the children were listed as orphans living with other families on the 1900 fed census any help appreciated Betty Nix Crocker CHER4174 @aol.com
Cal Owens Wed Oct 1 06:48:19 1997
I am looking for informaiton on my great grandfather Owens. I believe his first name was George. From what I've learned by the family, this person was killed in Chattooga County when the hand railroad car he was on was struck by a train. Any information on this accident (date, place, etc.) would be helpful.
Doris Mayer Reece Sun Sep 28 05:40:52 1997
Apeacha, Apecha, Apuchey, LEAVELL, LEVELL, Levello
my gr gr gr grandmother married Vincent JOHNSON. Their daughter Rachel Marilza JOHNSON was born near Menlo GA 9 Apr 1842. Family legend says Cherokee. I found an Apeacha W LEAVELL at the LDS daughter of Edward Franklin LEAVELL of Newberry SC and Rachel WILLIAMS of Gordon Co GA. Apeacha was born 6 Oct 1800 in GA Rachel WILLIAMS was daughter of James and Ruth WILLIAMS Rachael Marilza JOHNSON was married to a BAKER and had Thomas Pinkney BAKER, Seaborn Montraville BAKER and Apeacha Eugenia BAKER. She married Samuel William TUNNELL amd had Lamaggie Ann TUNNELL and then married MAPLES and had son William

Sam Pack Fri Sep 26 20:42:37 1997
I am looking for any information about my GG grandfather John PACK. He lived from 7/16/1839 - 11/14/1912. He was buried at Bethel Christian Church cemetary, in Pickens Co., GA. I don't know his wife's name, although I do know she was a full blooded Cherokee Indian. The only child I know of is my great grandfather John H. PACK (1/5/1865 - 9/23/1923), who moved to where I'm from in Marshall Co. Alabama.
Herman Johnson Fri Sep 12 09:53:48 1997
I am seeking information on William B. CURTIS (1840) and his wife Temperance (1830) as found in the 1860 Gordon Co census family no. 233. William apparently is buried in the Curtis Cemetery in Gordon Co. Would like information pertaining to this family. Also information pertaining to Danel B. CURTIS (1840) and his wife Manerva (1845) They are also in the 1860 cenus for Gordon Co family no 232. I believe these wife's are Temperance and Manerva Jonson sister's to my gg-grandfather. Any information would be appreciated.
Mary Ann McTee Wed Sep 10 15:08:02 1997
Seeking info on John Christianberry BRUSTER/ BREWSTER, b ca 1820 who m in 1844 in Murray Co to Mary J McSPADDEN, b ca 1827 in Va. They lived in Gordon Co in 1850 and Whitfield Co in 1860. John may have been killed in a Civil War battle in early 1864 near his homeplace. In 1870, Mary lived in Murray Co and in 1880 in Floyd Co. Their children were Edith, Phebe, Mary J., Samuel, Laura, Elizabeth, William J., Hannah H., and Nancy E. Any leads or info on any of these people will be appreciated. This query is posted under a new email address.
Marsha Ford Fri Aug 15 10:09:05 1997
Seeking information of any kind on the following: James Murdock who enlisted in the civil war from either Bartow or Paulding Counties. He died in 1863 during service. He had a son James, Samuel, and d. Victoria. What happened to these children? Wife unk. James Jr., supposed to have been raised by Hamilton family, perhaps in MO. It is also possible the James Jr.'s fa. was not really named James. Believe however, he is James B. (Barr or Barry) Murdock.

Ruthelle Collis Sun, 17 Aug 1997 02:21:55
Researching William Townsend (B- 1809) married Avarilla ??. Both are buried in the White Cem. off Pin Hook Rd. on private property belonging to Amee Lacey. I would like to know maiden name of wife. They had several children: William Henry Townsend (my G-grandfather), Jackson, Sarah, Dozier L., James, John C., Susan, Elizabeth, and a second James C. Townsend. I am very interested in any info on either James, Susan or Dozier, and their mother Avarilla. The Green family I am researching is Lewyllen Green and his desc from Gordon Co. He is buried in the "old Buck Green" cem. It was a private family plot now owned by Bowater pulpwood Com. I would like to hear from anyone with any info. to add or share.
Elaine May Sat, 16 Aug 1997 22:26:13
HAULK, GRAVITT Seeking info on William HAULK/HOULK and wife, Mary Manerva "Nerva" GRAVITT/GRAVETT/GRIVETT. In Gordon Co., Ga in 1904 for birth of one child, but in Murray Co. in 1910 for census. William was b. circa 1850 in Ga. Mary was born circa 1875 in Ga. They married circa 1888 and had 9 children, 7 of which were on the census: Dennison 18 yrs., Corintha 13 yrs.,Carl 12 yrs., Daisy M. 8 yrs., Lillie B. 6 yrs., Harlan 2 yrs., and Howard 1/12 yr.
Ronald W. Arrowood Sun Aug 3 09:50:32 1997
Tyring to find information on Caleb E. King and wife Ellen McAllister, left North Carolina about 1866 moved to Gordon County,GA. and resided there until 1888, then moved to Dallas, Tex. Had 8 children in 1860, Henrietta, Charles, Ferdinand, William E., Laura, Joshua, and Ellan E. Possibly had more childern in Gordon County, I don't if Henrietta moved with him or she stayed in NC. She married in 1874 to James Ledbetter in Rutherford County,NC. Ferdinand was a doctor in 1888 living in New York City. Caleb was a doctor, although he may have not practiced medicine in Gordon County, the information I have is that he was farming there. He also had a law degree. He also had a brother Jonathan J. King who settled in Floyd County,Ga, near Rome,Ga. another brother Samuel T. King who was in Gordon County,Ga. until 1862. His wife died there and he moved back to NC. (I have a short Genealogy report Caleb King wrote in 1888). Any information would be helpful, Thanks

Herman Johnson Tue Jul 29 00:42:32 1997
Seeking information on WILLIAM JOHNSON and TEMPERANCE WILLIAMS who resided in Cass Co 1850 and whose property was cut into Gordon Co upon its formation. SHEROD WILLIAMS, TEPERANCE's father also resided in Cass Co in 1850.
Terry G. Peden Tue Jul 29 21:45:53 1997
Looking for the parents and siblings of Vincent BROWN b. Abt 1798 SC Was in the 1830 Hall Co., GA Census Dwelling 215. He and family Are in Cass Co., GA Census in 1840,50. wife is Senes? b. Abt 1802 SC. Children - Joseph b. Abt 1827 GA , Mary A. b. Abt 1828 GA, Cicero L. b. Abt 1829 GA, Jefferson b. Abt 1832 GA, Abigail b. Abt 1835 GA, Sarah E. b. Abt 1837 GA, Eliza b. Abt 1839 GA, Charles b. Abt 1842 GA, Julia B. Abt 1845 GA. Know of 1 child Joseph who married and have children who move to Whitfield Co., GA. Joseph dies in the civil war. Any information on this family in Hall, Bartow, Cass, Gordon Co. would be appreciated.
Carol McMillan Thu Jul 24 21:35:15 1997
Looking for information on William & Lettie Cowan moved to Gordon Co btwn 1845 & 1847 from Union Co SC...their oldest two daughters (Adeline & Clarinda) married Harris' possibly brothers... >H620 HARRIS, C D C500 COWAN, A D MISS Mar 14 1867 >H620 HARRIS, W M C500 COWAN, CLARINDA Nov 24 1866
I. Herman Johnson Jr. Wed, 30 Jul 1997 01:42:54
I am researching the Walraven family in Gordon Co, GA. My grandfathers were John J., John Jr., and John Sr. My grandmother was Nancy Catherine Walraven who married Franklin Taylor Powell.I would be interested in sharing family information on these families.
Carolyn Shaw Hillis Fri, 30 May 1997 13:11:57
Our family is seeking information on Callier Shaw who was born between 1825 and 1830 in Georgia. He married Susan Barnett in Cass/Bartow County on August 11, 1843. In the 1850 census he was in Cass County; in the 1860 census he was in Gordon County. We have no record of him after the 1860 census. We have checked the Civil War Military and Salt records to no avail. His son Charles M. Shaw (our great grandfather) came to Texas prior to 1876. We would appreciate any information or suggestions you might have.
Krista Chere' Deal Sun, 01 Jun 1997 16:52:40
Trying to track down info on Birdie Monroe Hooper (b. 1874) m. to Joseph Eaves with at least one child, Jennie Bell Eaves (b. 1892 in Calhoun area) who married Cornelious Cicero Deal. I'm not certain, but think Birdie might be the daughter of Monroe Hooper, who had a brother William J. Hooper, both of whom were sons of Jessie Carter Hooper. Any suggestions on where to go to track this possible connection down?
James C. Parker Mon, 21 Jul 1997 23:26:46 EDT
PARKER, M      deadeyeparker@aol.com NEY, and Indian ancestry
I am seeking the parentage of Matthew E. Parker (1812-1885) who was born in SC and whose father was b. in NC and mother in SC. I also need to know the maiden name and parentage for Matthew's wife Charity b. __?__. She was b. in GA ca. 1812 and they resided in Gwinnett Co. in 1840 and had 2 children by then. Also I'm seeking the father of Casiah Marinda Mooney who m. Henry Laten Legg in Gordon Co., GA in 1881. Her father is claimed to have been Indian and the mother's family name was passed on to the children in the Cherokee tradition. Her mother, Vinie Mooney b. ca. 1817, was the daughter of James Mooney, a veteran of the War of 1812, who died in Pickens Co., GA in 1867.
James C. Parker Mon, 21 Jul 1997 23:26:46 EDT
I have information on these Gordon Co., GA families (ancestors and descendants) that I am willing to share. The earliest arrivals to the County include these individuals: John Bunyan Rooker (d. 1858) and his wife Nancy A. McCallum Rooker, Jones W. Wright (d. 1864) and his wife Margaret A. Rooker Wright, James Laban Currence (d. 1885) & his wife Clara L. Wright Currence , Matthew E. Parker (d. 1885) & his wife Charity B. __?__, Henry Laten Legg (d. 1932) and his wife Casiah Marinda Mooney, William L. Strain (d. 1896) & wives (1) Elizabeth Bandy Strain & (2) Margaret Ellen Harris Ray Strain, George Bandy (1779-1874), Joberry Earl Maret(t) (d. 1892) and his wife Lucinda Isbell Maret.
Kathlene McRae Sun Jun 8 20:49:46 1997
Trying to locate the father of DOCTOR FRANKLIN(DOCK) PAGE born May 1885 in Georgia. He is shown on the 1900 census sheet #3 line 45 with his mother MARY AN PAGE. Other children listed were WILLIAM J. PAGE, THOMAS J. PAGE, ELIJAH PAGE, MAHALY PAGE AND NOAH W. PAGE all born in Georgia. Any information would be appreciated. Thanks.
Steve Cox Sat Jun 7 06:55:21 1997
Looking for info on the COX family in Murray and Gordon Counties. John COX married Sally CLINE and moved to Murray County. He then went west during the Cherokee Removal in 1837 and was never heard from again. Their children are: Margaret, Peggy, Mary "Polly", Samuel, Jacob (who married Adeline MCCASLAN), Absolom, Charlotte, William Anderson (my ggg grandfather, married Mary "Polly" CRUMLEY) and Jane. Any info on this family would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Danny L. Collins Tue Jun 3 16:41:19 1997
Searching for information on David H. COLLINS (1816-1890). David owned 160 acres in the disputed extreme NW corner of Cherokee county or the extreme southern part of GORDON county. David & family listed in 1850 census of Cherokee County and in the 1860 & "70 census of GORDON Co. David may have been Captain of Company G, 3rd Georgia Cavalry, Crawford's Regiment formed in Calhoun, GORDON Co. in 1862. All correspondence will be answered. Thanks
Cheryl White Sat May 31 18:26:51 1997
Looking for the parents of Abraham M. CHASTAIN b. c. 1854 m. to Susan Mealer m. 2nd Abby Reese (sp?). He d. c. 1929 in Dalton GA? Children: George, Benjamin Franklin, Bob, Nanny, Penny, Molly, Rosie, Florence Elizabeth (b. in Gordon Co), Arthur, and Jessie. Would like any info on entire family. Will share what I know about Benjamin Franklin Chastain b. 26 Jun 1878.

deloris lincomfelt roekle Tue May 20 17:11:44 1997
I am looking for any LINCOMFELTS OR LINCAMFELTS. Jacob LINCAMFELT was found on a 1815 Census with his wife Polly and their children, Mary 17 Nancy 16 David 14 Solomen 10 aWilliam 9 and Sarah 8 months found on page 2312 microfilm. My gr gr grandfather Marion LINCOMFELT was from Chatanooga Tenn born 1849, I need to know if Jacob and Marion were related and anything on the rest of them. Thank you Deloris Lincomfelt Roekle
Geoff Walden Thu May 15 12:24:07 1997
TIMMS/TEMMS/TIMS -- Elizabeth Timms, married to George W. Timms, both from SC, daughters Margaret (6) and Amanda (10 mos.) (1860 Gordon Co. census). 1. When were they married? 2. What was Elizabeth's maiden name? 3. What became of George and the children after the War Between the States? (Elizabeth died in a military prison in Louisville, KY; George served in the 21st Ga. Inf. and survived the war, but I can't find him or the children in subsequent censuses).
Deana Evans Tue May 13 08:35:24 1997
David Daniel EVANS b.1869 Sugar Valley,Ga. married Susie WATKINS daughter of Matthew WATKINS and Elizabeth HOLSOMBACK. Who was David EVANS parents and need more information on the HOLSOMBACK.Thank you.
Charles & Carol Bynum Thu May 1 14:05:08 1997
RAMPLEY- I have new information on the RAMPLEY family. If anyone has knowledge of any of these members it would be very much appreciated. JAMES SAMUEL RAMPLEY, b-1834, married SUDIE BURNETT around 1860's. As of U.S. census-1900 in Gordon Co. Children, MARY SUE RAMPLEY WASHINGTON, CALVIN RAMPLEY, MINNIE LEE RAMPLEY, JAMES W. RAMPLEY, JOHN BUNYAN RAMPLEY, LUNIE RAMPLEY. JAMES SAMUEL was from S.C. SUDIE BURNETT RAMPLEY'S parents were from S.C.
A.K. Peterson Thu May 1 23:10:53 1997
D. Melton WESTBROOK (b. 18 Jan 1833 in Gordon County area of Cherokee County, GA). He was the s/o James W. WESTBROOK and Mary POTTS. D. Melton died 23 Mar 1921 in Gordon County, GA and was buried in the family cemetery near Resaca. He married Sarah GRISSOM. Her parents are unknown to me. Can you supply information about this GRISSOM family? Also unknown are the parents of Mary POTTS. Mary was born about 1800. Any information appreciated.
Sue Bouska Sat Apr 19 21:38:14 1997
I am seeking information on Basil W. HYMER, born abt. 1820-24 in NC., married abt. 1845 in Calhoun, GORDON CO., GA. to Josephine CANTRELL, born 12 Mar 1825, died 16 Jun 1900 at Hooks, Bowie Co., TX. Josephine was the daughter of James CANTRELL and Elizabeth PATTERSON. Basil and Josephine were the parents of Adaline HYMER, born abt 1846 in GORDON CO., GA and Samuel Christian HYMER, born 14 Dec 1848 in GORDON CO., GA. and died 2 Jun 1931 in Okemah, Okfuskee Co., OK. Family stories is that Samuel was a Cherokee Indian, adopted by Basil and Josephine. Are there records of the adoptions of these Indians? Basil and Josephine moved their family to Hooks, Bowie Co., TX. sometime just after 1860. Basil was a government surveyor and was killed by indians while surveying near St. Joe, Montague Co., Texas about 1864-65. Josephine remarried in 1865 to William Andrew Eggenberger in Bowie Co., Texas. Would also like to find some information on Josephine CANTRELL's mother, Elizabeth PATTERSON, born 1809 in SC. died before 1860 in Lumpkin Co., GA. I have information on James CANTRELL lineage back to Richard CANTRELL, the first documented CANTRELL in America. I will share information.
John Fox
Would like to communicate with descendants of JOHN FOX and his wife LUCINDA "LUCY" HUDGINS who settled in Calhoun County in the 1850's. They were members of and perhaps founders of Harmony Grove Primitive Baptist Church. Am interested in where descendants are. There will be a Fox Family Reunion for the descendants 31 May 1997 at Wheelers Primitive Baptist Church near Roxboro, North Carolina. Descendants please come and bring picnic lunch. Contact John B. Fox, 2273 Olivet Church Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27106 for further information.
Stuart R. Wilson Mon Apr 14 20:23:46 1997
WILSON, MOSS I am searching for information on the family of Thomas W. WILSON. Thomas was the son of Mitchell Alexander WILSON and was born in Yancey County, NC, in February 1848. He married Louisa P. MOSS (born Aug. 1852), the daughter of Benjamin J. and Elizabeth C. MOSS, in Yancey County. The couple was living in Yancey County in 1870, moved to Dawson County, GA by 1880, Union County by 1900, and last appears in Gordon County in the 1910 census. Their children include Belle (1885), Cora L. (1886), Charles J. (1889), Jeannie A. (1892), Luther G. (1896), and Robert L. (1899). Son Luther G. WILSON appears in the 1920 Gordon County census with wife Ida A. and daughter Mary L. Any help on this family will be greatly appreciated.
Loretta Hilbert Wed Apr 9 21:44:50 1997
Looking for info on John C HEAD(b1819 GA) married Elizabeth E STANTON (b1820 SC)in Murray Co, GA 25 Mar 1841. John C HEAD's father was John HEAD of English descent from NC died in GA. Mother possibly Annie b 1792. Elizabeth E STANTON's father was John STANTON of Scottish descent born in SC, lived in TN, died in GA. Believe him to be the John STANTON (son of Christopher STANTON with GORDON CO connection) that married Elizabeth DOUTHIT. They had daughter "Ellen" that married a John C HEAD. Any info would be appreciated.

J. Doug Dawson Sun Apr 6 13:23:49 1997
I am searching for Richmond DAWSON born 1826 in NC. Firstborn to Richmond and wife Eliza J. ? was James M. DAWSON in 1849 somewhere in GA, possibly Gordon Co. Richmond, his brother William DAWSON, his father James DAWSON along with Eliza J. ? apparently arrived in Carter Co MO. after the 1850 census. Possible migration route is NC>GA>TN or KY>MO. Richmond's descendants remained in Carter Co. MO for over 100 years.
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