Heard County Query Archives
Jan - Jun 1998
These queries were posted between January and June of 1998. If you see a surname in the index that you're interested in, click on it to take you to the query. If a surname is listed more than once, that means there is more than one query about that surname. Be sure to check all of them. Also be sure to check all the other archives, too.
Ashley, Ashmore, Bailey, Brown, Bruce, Buchanon/Buckhannon, Cater, Cheek, Christal, Cosby, Cox, Crockett, Denham, Foster, Ginn, Harcrow, Heard, Lambert(h), Lambert, Lancaster, Langley, Levens, Levens/Levins/Levine, Lipham, Martin, McDaniel, Mitchell, Moore, Nation, Pace, Reid, Shirey/Shirah, Sudduth, Teal, Teal, Thompson, Wallace, Ward, Watson, Williamson, Worchester,
Gwen Cosby Moore 5/11/98
I am seeking info on Garland D. COSBY, born 1816 in Ga. married to Thena A. LEVENS b.1832 in Ga. They are buried in Heard county at the Salem Methodist Church. Any info on their parents , siblings etc would be appreciated. Thank you,
WALLACE, WATSON, NATION
Ron Bussler 5/11/98
I am interested in finding out more information on each of the following deceased relatives of mine who were long time residents of Heard County, Ga.:
(1) Great great grandparents James and Mary WALLACE. Migrated from South Carolina to Heard County around 1845 and lived there at least up through the 1870 census.
(2) My great grandfather Minor S. WALLACE. He is the son of James and Mary WALLACE. He was born in 1846 in Heard County . Was married to Lavonia WATSON. Is found in several census reports from 1850 through 1900. Last known to be be alive in 1905 when he applied for and received a Georgia pension for ex-Confederate soldiers.
(3) My grandparents Benjamin Franklin WALLACE and Lula Ann NATION. Benjamin was the son of Minor and Lavonia WALLACE. He was born around 1875 and died in 1961 in Coweta County. He moved to Coweta County some time in the 1920s. Lula Ann was the daughter of Tom and Sarah NATION. Benjamin Franklin WALLACE is found in the census reports of Heard County for the years 1880, 1900, and 1920. He was from the Enon Grove area of Heard County.
(4) My great grandparents Tom NATION and Sarah NATION of Heard County. Both were born around 1846-48 . Tom's death and burial site are unknown. Sarah died in 1917 and is buried beside her son, Virgil NATION (c.1872-1958) at a Methodist Church cemetery in Heard County.
Any information on these folks would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
Beverly Rose Morris 4/22/98
Need information on Anderson FOSTER and Agness SUDDUTH they were married in 1806 in Lincoln Co. Georgia Can anyone out there help me?
LEVENS/LEVINS/LEVINE, ASHMORE, WARD
Judy Brittain 4/14/98
Seeking information about Elijah A "Lige" LAMBERT, b 1845, d 19 Apr 1878 either Haralson/Heard Co, GA; m Susan Alice LEVENS/LEVINS/LEVINE abt 1870; her dob 13 Nov 1853 Centralhatchee, Heard Co, GA; dod 23 May 1895 Heard Co, GA, buried Old Bethel Cem, Centralhatchee, Heard Co, GA; daughter of Willian Franklin LEVENS & Nancy Elizabeth ASHMORE. Known children are: Sarah Elizabeth LAMBERT - no dates; William Andrew LAMBERT - b 23 Sep 1870 Heard Co, GA, d 6 Oct 1923 Stamford, Jones Co, TX; sp Telula Viola WARD of Stateline, Heard Co, GA. Other children: John Thomas LAMBERT b 28 Sept 1872 and Ida Alice LAMBERT b 1878. Very willing and eager to share and compare information.
Dawna Williamson 4/7/98
I am looking for any information about Andrew CATER who was born in Heard County, GA around 1887 and married a Rosetta DENHAM, who also was from the same county, around 1910. They had 8 children named: Mamie, Gladis, William, George, Leonard, Ruth, Andrew and Rosalie.
Charles Cox 4/5/98
Does anyone have information about David COX and family ca 1840? He was Heard County Coroner and surveyor at that time. We need data on Lewis COX b. 1844 Heard, GA. He served in Company E, 19th Regiment, "Heard Grays" in the Civil War. Can you help us? Thanks.
Richard Shirey 4/5/98
I am looking for information on Silas J. SHIREY/SHIRAH (1853-1922) he is buried in Centralhattchee at First Baptist Church. I am trying to find out any thing about his parents, where he was born etc.
Sandy Whittington 4/5/98
My third great grandparents were John PACE and Jane (Grincey) MCDANIEL. They moved to Heard County sometime after 1827 and were still living there at the time of the 1870 census when they were 79 and 72 years of age. Can anyone tell me when they died and where they are buried? Any information will be appreciated, and I'll share the information I have. Sandy Whittington, 1675 Dogwood Trail, Douglasville, Georgia
Nancy Cleere Rodgers 3/14/98
Looking for family of Martha S. WORCHESTER b: July 18, 1841 in Heard Co. GA. Married Ishom B. CHRISTAL, Sept. 11, 1856 possibly in Wayne Co. KY. Martha's family may have migrated there. Martha S. WORCHESTER & Ishom B. CHRISTAL had at least three children: Silas Milton (1857), John Fletcher (1862), & Ishom B. (1865). Martha & Ishom B. migrated to Denton Co. TX after living in Wayne Co. KY where Silas Milton was born; other two sons were born in Denton Co. & Archer Co. TX. Believe Martha died in 1883 but not known where, possibly Denton Co. TX. Would like to hear from anyone regarding the parents, siblings, or descendants of Martha S. WORCHESTER.
JoAnn Cantrell 3/9/98
Seeking info on Samuel and Alphia GINN-HARCROW, last found on 1850 census for Heard Co. GA. When & where did they die? Info. on their dau. Rebecca HARCROW, who married Thomas LIPHAM, who also be appreciated. Thanks.
Idalu Bishop 3/9/98
I am direct descendent of Littleton WILLIAMSON, early settler of Heard County (1794-1880), buried Salem Methodist Church Cemetary. Also Thomas(ton) J. LANGLEY, son of Lodge LANGLEY who was born in N.C. around 1788 and died in Heard County. My other Heard County connection is through William N. BUCHANON (BUCKHANNON),b.1843 d.1904, son of Joseph BUCHANON (BUCKHANNON). William N. BUCHANON served in Civil War from Heard County. His wife residing in Heard County received his pension in 1905. I'm willing to share what limited information I have in hopes others will pool resources and /or verify.
Travis Crockett 3/9/98
I would like to know info about a James B. CROCKETT, a Deceased Vietnam Vet. I am his son a was told a memorial plate was placed in Heard County in his honor. Any Info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your help.
G. E. Moore 3/9/98
MOORE, George W, b. SC 1818. Wife: Elizabeth Caroline (Surname unknown). They lived in Heard County, possibly Corinth District. Their marriage produced ten children. Eight were born in Heard County, two in Troup County. I am looking for where they might be buried and information on their children. Thank you!
Beverley Key 3/9/98
Martha A. LANCASTER was born in Heard County 16 Oct 1839 and died 22 Nov 1913 in Randolph Co, AL. She married George H. BAILEY (1848-1918). I cannot verify that she is related to the famous LANCASTER family of Heard/Troup Co. She may have been married before since she is 8 years older than her husband, a preacher. Anyone recognize her? Thanks so much!
TEAL, ASHLEY, MARTIN
Candace Gravelle 3/9/98
Searching for descendants of Jepp R. TEAL, born April 1890 in Heard County, Georgia, married to a woman named Martha, with the following known children from the 1920 census: Bessie TEAL, born 1911. Jepp R. TEAL died June 28, 1937 in Heard County, Georgia. He probably had more children, but I don't know who they were. Jepp R. TEAL's parents were Jesse T. C. TEAL, born December 1851 in Heard County, GA and Sarah (Sally) ASHLEY born May 1854 in Heard County, GA. The other known children of Jesse and Sally TEAL were: Henry Newton TEAL born ca 1881 in Heard County, GA; Cleveland TEAL born October 1888; Joseph W. TEAL (my grandfather) born June 1892; James I. TEAL born May 1893. Jesse T. C. TEAL had a daughter named Lula, born ca 1877 in Heard County GA from a previous marriage, and Lula's mother died shortly after she was born. Lula TEAL married Austin E. MARTIN ca 1894 in Cleburne County, AL. Would like to contact descendants of these families to share family history. Many of these families moved to Cleburne County, AL between 1900-1920.
Lola Bruce Lowe 2/11/98
I am looking for anyone with connections or information on BRUCE lines in Heard County. My ggg grandfather is the first in this list. George W. BRUCE b. GA 1832 m. Martha F. b. 1838 GA shown m. and living in Stateline, Heard Co. in 1860 shown m. and living in Heard Co. in 1870 Their children - Mary A R BRUCE, Martha Francis BRUCE, James Hiram BRUCE b. 1859(60), Elizabeth S. BRUCE, Malissa E. BRUCE, George W. BRUCE b. 1868.
James Hiram BRUCE b. 1859 or 60 m. Dolly LAMBERT(H) Dolly is AKA Dicey Pamelia LAMBERTH. James may have married Dolly in AL as that is where she was born and that is where their first child was born.
Jimmy J. Cheek 2/11/98
I am seeking information about Mary CHEEK born 1805 and Married Thomas BROWN. They lived in Heard County from 1849 until their deaths. I am also seeking information about a CHEEK cemetery that is located in Heard County. Any information would be of great help in my research.
Stephen M. Thompson 2/11/98
THOMPSON family questions (see info following eight questions):
1. Who are parents of James M. THOMPSON (Heard County census of 1840-1880 GMD 788 & 693)?
2. What happened to Nancy A.E THOMPSON?
3. What happened to Jessie B. THOMPSON?
4. What is Mary "H." maiden name?
5. What happened to Samuel THOMPSON?
6. What happened to George Simon THOMPSON?
7. Where is Edward J. THOMPSON buried?
8. Where is William P. THOMPSON buried?
I am looking for the parents of James M. THOMPSON (born in GA about 1805) married Mary H. (born Ga about 1836), died and buried in THOMPSON family cemetery (Otis Ransby Road) Heard County. James and Mary had ten known children: 1) Reuben L. THOMPSON (abt 1836 - 05 Nov 1861, Lawyer, served as Pvt. Company E, 19th Rgt, Ga Vol Inf, Army of TN, died typhoid fever, CSA Gen Hospital, Charlottsville, VA), 2) Samuel THOMPSON (abt 1838 - aft 1880, cripple), 3) Edward J. THOMPSON (02 Feb 1840 - Aft 1910) Farmer, Served as Pvt. Company K, 56th Rgt, Ga Vol Inf, Co E, 7th Rgt CSA Cavalry, Co E 10th Rgt Ga Cavalry, married Sallie B. abt 1863, 5-children), 4) Nancy A. E. THOMPSON (abt 1842 - aft 1850), 5) Daniel THOMPSON (abt 1843 - 01 Nov 1862, Farmer, served 2nd Corporal Co D, 4th Ga Rgt Ga State Troops, CSA), 6) George Simon THOMPSON (abt 1845 - aft 1860), 7) William P. THOMPSON (11 Apr 1847 - 04 Jun 1915, married Sophronia H. REID 01 Feb 1866, Farmer, 9-known children), 8) Zachary Taylor THOMPSON (Oct 1848 - aft 1900, married Georgia A. abt 1879, Farmer, moved to Gainesville, TX about 1900, 8-known children), 9) Alexander Hamilton Stephens THOMPSON (14 Aug 1850 - 13 Dec 1924, married Matilda Alberta HEARD Mar 1877, Farmer & school teacher, 7-children), 10) Jessie B. THOMPSON (abt 1854 - aft 1870).
Marie Cook 2/11/98
I am looking for information on the Lee Andrew TEAL and James Benjamin Franklin TEAL (Frank) who lived in Heard County. Lee was born 1873 and died 1947 in Carroll County hospital. He was burned while starting a fire in a fireplace and dropping a gallon of kerosene which broke.
Frank was born 1869 and died in 1943. He lived in Carroll County when he died but had lived in Heard County when his oldest son Josephus TEAL was born.
What I really need is their mother and father's names and where they were born. I have not been able to identify them in the census records. Thank you for your help.
Mary Ann Nichols 1/22/98
Does anyone have any info on Henry MITCHELL age 45 b SC in the 1850 Heard Co census, with wife, Lucy and children: John, James, Nancy, Emily, Henry, Lucy, Elizabeth, William Benjamin, Frances. My ancestor is an Emily MITCHELL and I am trying to determine if this is the correct one.
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