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QUERIES ADDED FEBRUARY THROUGH APRIL 1998

Nancy Griffith I am interested in any information on Grief WILLIAMS (wife Emilla), born SC c. 1814, who was in Georgia, and possibly Murray county, from 1834-1847. He later settled in Arkansas.


Susan Marshall I found ancestors on the 1850 Census in Murray County GA. Isaac N. BUCKNER age 26 M Farmer born in TN Sarah A. age 20 F TN Emily J age 3 F GA Thomas O(?) age 1 M GA Isaac N. BUCKNER married Sarah Ann SMITH in Murray County, 63rd sub-division, GA on 18 OCT 1845 Emily (EMMA) BUCKNER was my great grandmother. She married Robert P. Bush in Gordon County GA on October 7, 1869. Emma's death certificate indicated that her parents had gone to TX.
Selida I am looking for information on Daniel MASHBURN born about 1808 in NC. married: Mary (?) also born in NC around 1816. They had the following children in NC: Cynthia Ann, Elizabeth, Henry Jefferson. Daniel moved his family to TN in the 1840s. The children born in TN were Richard, Lucinda, Matilda, Laura, John and David. Sometime in the 1870s, Daniel and some of his children moved to Murray County, GA.
James Childers I would like to know of any information on my Great Grandfather/mother who lived in Murray County in the 1800s. John Asbury CHILDERS and wife,Charity Harper CHILDERS.
Darrell Ertzberger Looking for information (especially place of burial) for James J D SMITH, b 2 Feb 1861 in Franklin Co, GA, d 21 Feb 1916 in Chatsworth, Murray Co. Married first to Dicy C (?), who died 27 MAR 1902 in Chatsworth. Family appears on 1900 census in Gordon Co, but apparently moved to Chatsworth soon after. James SMITH owned livery stable in Chatsworth and ran it with his eldest son William H SMITH. James remarried to Mollie HENDRICK in 1903. James and Dicy SMITH had 9 children: Isabella M (b 1880), William H (b 1881), Emory S (b1882), Lula (b 1885), Maude M ( b 1886), Clevis B (b 1889), Callie L (b 1891), Carl E (b 1894), and Harrison Samuel (b 1897). Would very much like any information on these children and their descendants. Willing to share extensive information on this SMITH family from Franklin Co.
Marcelle White I am descended from Reuben MITCHELL b. circa 1833 & Narcissa Loyd COKER. They are both buried in the Old Union Baptist Church, Towns County. Parents of Narcissa are James & Ann LOYD. Parent of Reuben Mitchell are Newell & Catherine Cunningham Coker, (md. Elbert County, GA. 1825)
Marcelle Coker White George Henry PLOTT md. Elizabeth Jane BRYSON (Great-Greats) George Plott & Rebecca Land Plott (ggg) Above bd. Old Union Baptist. Henry Plott md. Lydia Osborne (bd. Waynesville, NC) George Plott md. Margaret (Wagner?) Have disproved the Johannes Plott theory that is engraved on the tombstone of George (ggg) at Old Union. Have many Bryson relatives in that area, but I know that line back several generations. Especially need help with the LOYD family. Who was Ann, wife of James?
Jean I am searching for the John LANCASTER family listed in Murray County 1850. John claims to be 70 and his wife Elizabeth 44. Both were from SC. They had several children. John is believed to had a son by the name of L. Lanson Lancaster who married Narisa Green, the daughter of James N. Green from VA to SC to GA.
Patrick Harrison Looking for the descendants of Lisfield PARKS who was in the Murray Co, Ga. 1860 census, p. 60, age 50, with wife Jemima, age 38 b. SC, Asbury age 16, Jason age 13, and other children. He is in 1870 census of same county with wife. Also John Plemons, age 30, wife Jemima age 27, and children. is in 1860 census. John M. Plemons married Mimah Hays on 10 Nov 1851, Cherokee Co. On p. 76 of 1860 Murray Co. there is a listing for Jeffrey Beck age 44 with wife Catherine. All of these people are related through the BARRON FAMILY. I would like to contact their descendants and exchange Barron information. Patrick Morgan Harrison, Nacogdoches, Texas.
Terry W Stewart Researching the Barnabas STEWART & wife Susan Laymance STEWART family of Spring Place, Murray Co., GA. Also, any & all associated to this family and their offspring. Also Rebecca Steel TUCKER also of Spring Place who was in Murray 1870 &1880 Census and in 1860 Bradley Co.,Tenn. with husband William TUCKER of North Carolina. The STEWART's included famlies from inter marriage with SABASTIAN, TALLEY, RAMSEY,TERRY, WILLIAM, JACKSON, & TUCKER'S. My direct ancestor is Samuel L. and wife Mary Jane TUCKER STEWART. Also, would like info on a Virgil A. STEWART who may or may not be a part of my STEWART's. This STEWART is listed on the 1880 Census of Murray Co., GA. Spring Place. Also, has there been a cemetery survey for the STUART/STEWART--- RAMOSE Cemetery in Spring Place? I am hoping to find info on Barnabas's father, mother, brother, sister, etc... For all I Know, is that Barnabas was born in Tenn.
John A. Campbell Researching Thompson VANN b. 1883, s.o. John VANN possibly of Murray County. In 1900 Tennessee census, Thompson is living in Tennessee in what is now Hamilton County. His siblings might have names of Mary Lee, Frances Elizabeth, and Lewis. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am particularly interested in the 1900, and 1890 census time frames.
Audrey Parr Rogers Looking for information on parents and other relatives of the John ELLISON family listed on 1880 Murray Co., GA Census. John was born about 1855 and died about 1889 in a sawmill explosion, and is buried in Murray Co. John married "Sallie" Sarah P. WATERS, (b.c. 1856), in 1878 in Murray Co. After John's death she later married J. V. TEEMS. John and Sallie's children include a daughter, Magnolia, (b. 1880) who is buried in Murray Co. Their son, Benjamin Dennis ELLISON (1883-1941) was born in Murray Co. and married Isadora "Dora" MANIS (1886-1948) who was the daughter of Owen H. MANIS (1846-1910), born in Murray Co., and Mary Ellen AUTRY. Their other daughter, Arty ELLISON (born in Murray Co. in 1888) married Lon MANIS and later married John WATERS.
Patricia Evans Looking for parents of Benjamin F. MILLER. His Civil War Record indicates that he was born in Anderson Dist., SC in 1827. He was in Murray Co, GA census of 1850 married to Martha S. PITTMAN. Their children were: Clara L., Rachel, Ella Martha, Lucy A., Rose and Emma. This Benjamin F. Miller was a surgeon for the First GA Infantry, U. S. Army, Co. B. He had cousins JAMES (b. 1825), JOSEPH (b. 1827), JACKSON (b. 1829), and THOMAS RUSSELL (b. 1831), all born in SC. ANY INFORMATION on any of these men greatly appreciated.
Kbdlboyd Seeking info on James BOYD (b: ca 1788) and Sarah STACY (b: ca 1790). Some of their children were James Young BOYD, Colonel Hopson BOYD, John Alexander BOYD, Martin W. BOYD and Thomas K. BOYD. Any info appreciated. BATES: Seeking info for parentage of John BATES (b: 15 Sep 1776??, d: 20 Oct 1851 in Murray Co., GA). On 5 Dec 1799 in SC, John married Barbara GRAINGER (CRENSHAW)(b:16 Oct 1779, d:31 Jul 1848). Their children were John C., Julius R., Elias, Frances, Larriett, Harriet, Sarah, Emeline, Rice Ross and Clayton. John BATES md (2) Nancy McDonald - 27 Oct 1848 One researcher has said John BATES was born in Virginia. He ultimately served as a Major General in the Georgia Militia. He was a state representative for Hall Co., GA, for about 15 years from about 1815 to about 1830. He was also the state representative for Murray Co., GA, for one year. It is said he and his brother Julius came to Hall Co., GA, from SC. They had a sister named Elizabeth who married a Thomas JACKSON. Any info/leads would be very much appreciated. BOYD: Hall Co, Murray Co., & Whitfield Co., GA - Looking for info on Boyd family info. Colonel Hopson Boyd (b: 12 Apr 1812, d: ca 23 Jul 1880) married Martha (Patsy) Blackwell ca: 1835. It appears their children were: Josiah G. (md Mary A. Pierce), James Barnett (b:1 Dec 1836, d:12 Jan 1916) (md: 1. Malinda Montgomery and 2. Mary A. Payne), Wiley M. (md: Fannie Chapman), Sterling A., Satiriah Sarah (md: John Eubanks & then Reuben Pierce), Jaroyal Kinsey, Agnes Malinda (md: John Elrod), William H., Harriett Emeline (md: Richard Hardie), Mary A (md: Joseph Barnes), Amanda (md: Washington Head), Abner Graves (md: Josephine McRee). James Barnett Boyd was my direct relative and his children by Malinda Montgomey (b:ca 1841, d: bfr 1866) were: Mary Jane (b: ca 1858, d: before 1917?) (md: Littlefield & later Mooney), Colonel Thomas (b: ca Aug 1859, d:?) (md: Margaret Baker), and James John A. Boyd (b: ca 1862, d: bfr Jan 1917). BOYD: Seeking descendants of Barnett Boyd son of (James?) John A. Boyd (b: ca 1862, d: bfr 1916). John A. Boyd was the son of James Barnett Boyd (b:1 De 1836, d: 12 Jan 1916) and Malinda Montgomery. Barnette Boyd at some period of time lived in Tennessee. In January 1916 he signed paperwork pertaining to the settlement of his grandfather's (James Barnett Boyd) will stating he was in Oconee County, GA
David N. Strickland John STRICKLAND married Margaret LAND 11/10/1844 in Murray CO GA. Moved to Marshall CO AL by 1850 and Washington CO ARK in 1854. Said to have been a scout on the Trail of Tears. Not proven. Brothers William STRICKLAND and Alexander STRICKLAND also married 1840's in Murray CO. John b. @ 1822 S.C. died 1861-62 Ft. Smith Ark. Parents born in S.C. @ 1800. Father possibly William Henry STRICKLAND. parents probably died before 1850 census. Not in 1840 Murray CO Census.
David N. Strickland Joseph LAND and family were in the 1840 Murray County Census. He was born 1799 in Pendleton Dist, S.C. and died 1875 in Comanche County TX. Children - Nancy m. Jesse Jones, Margaret m. John Strickland, Joseph Alexander - a frontier minister in OK.
Madeline Brown I am seeking information on my grandfather, Samuel Howard Jarret, born abt. 1892 in either Whitfield or Murray Co. I know he lived in Murray County because my mother was born in Crandall / Fairy (Murray Co)in 1923/24. Samuel was the son of Matthew Jarret and a lady whose last name is known only as "Sams". I am told that Samuel Howard Jarrett died abt. 1938 and he is buried at Sixes Cemetery in Canton, GA. Samuel Howard Jarrett had the following bro/sis: Columbus Jarrett, Della Jarrett, Lula Jarrett, Gretchen Jarrett I would be grateful for any information you might have on this family, or information on anyone who might have information.
Robert L. Brown My mother Edith Marie JARRETT was born in Crandall (Murray Co) Jan 30th, 1923 or 1924. I am looking for information on her parents Samuel Howard JARRETT and Susie WHITE. My mother claims to have lived in a place called "Fairy". Any information on this family will be greatly appreciated.
John Ellis NATHAN ELLIS, b. 1843 Cocke County TN appears on the Murray County census in 1850. Moved from TN to GA between 1843- 1850. Does anyone know who Nathan's father is?
Toni Riter Seeking info on Joseph ENGLAND who died 6 APR 1888, in Murray Co, is buried in Dugout Gap near Rocky Face Ga, in Cantrell-England Cemt.. His childern: M.E.ENGLAND b. 25 JUL 1846, and Charles E. ENGLAND b. 6 MAY 1854, were both born in Murray Co. any and all info on them would be helpful.
Kathy I am trying to gather information on my great grandfather, Paul Franklin Callahan, b. 11-22-1878 in Cartersville, Ga. There is a possiblity that the family may have been in Murray Co. at one time. His mother was Cynthia Bradford Callahan. I do not know his father's name. However, he may have been a blacksmith and possibly a bugler in the Civil War.
MillersX6 Trying to locate any info on Curtis, Susannah Minerva. The only info I have been able to locate is her birth date Feb 1809 in Murray Co. Also that she was married to my gg-grandpa? Joseph England. Have info on him but nonething on her. Trying to locate any info on Susannah Minerva CURTIS she was born in 1809 in Murray Co. and was married to my gg-grandpa? Joseph England . Have some info on England but none on Curtis. Trying to piece it all together. Thanks
SCD HOLLAND: Seeking information on Harphrey A. HOLLAND and wife Eliza U. Eliza buried Liberty Baptist Church, Tennga, Ga. B-8-7-1813 D-5-25, 1878. Their daughter Eliza Ann HOLLAND married W. W. DUNN. She 10-3-1849-3-14-1880. Can anyone give children of Eliza Ann and W. W. DUNN? Or, other children of Harphrey and Eliza U.? Harphrey is not buried at Liberty, anyone know what became of him?
Carol Ann "CAT" TINDELL Elias BERRY m. Tamer BARNETT in Murray Co. in 1841. I would like to know more about these families. I have an Elias BERRY over in Union Co., GA that may be the same person. From marriage records ca 1850, there were the following other BERRYs: John A., Martin Posey, Robert, T.A., & Mary Ann. From marriage records ca 1850, there the following other BARNETTs: Andrew J., David C., James H. Darcus D.L., William D., Amaliza, Jane, Mary A., & Sarah E. Also, looking for info on BARNETTs in Murray Co. to determine parents of Tamer BARNETT who married in 1841 Elias BERRY in Murray Co. Thanks, CAT Is anyone researching these families in Murray Co.???? Thanks, Carol Ann "CAT" TINDELL, Jacksonville, FL GAGenWeb - Fannin County: http://www.jacksonville.net/~catinjax/CATpage.htm Researching: Akins, Berry, Bowers, Brooks, Cain, Daniel, Johnson, Roberts, Self & Wood CAT's Genealogy: http://www.jacksonville.net/~catinjax/home.htm
Gene Workman I am seeking information on Martin WORKMAN and Nancy STRAWN who were married in Murray Co. GA January 01,1850, need marriage certificate No. and who their parrents were. Their children were R.S. Elizebeth, F.M., E. California, John William, F.L., Martha Ann, Jessie O., and Frank L
Mark and Sherry Dieckmann Looking for UNDERWOOD's in Murray Co., GA. William J. Underwood from SC married Jane Bishop on 24 May 1836 in Murray Co., GA. They had the following children: Elizabeth 1837, Ann Jane 1840, William B. 1844, John 1846, Margaret 1860, Mary C. 1861, Robert H. 1862, James M. 1863, Martha Ann 1867, Laura A. 1868, Abraham 1871. I believe that William may have been married also to a lady named Katherine. Any information would be appreciated. Also, looking for information on William N. Bishop born 1801 and Elizabeth (?) born 1802 in S.C. Settled in Murray Co., GA between 1829 and 1833. Had the following children: Jane 1821 and David 1829 in S.C. and Andrew 1833, Elizabeth 1825 and Lucian 1842 in Murray Co., GA. Jane married William N. Underwood on 24 May 1836 in Murray Co., GA
Sharon Agee Morrow Seeking information on Berryman Carder, b. ca 1831 in Murray Co., GA and his marriage to Melissa Roper, b. ca 1834. Marriage date would be especially helpful.
Lynne Gray In the 1850 Murray Co census, I have a John MATTAX, 70, b. NC with the following family members. Mary 55, Lorenzo 23, John 19, HARDAGE 16, Laomi 11, and James 12. I also found a HARDY MATTAX, 72, b. SC with wife Elizabeth, 62, and John, 18, and the 1850 Morgan Co Ga. census. Iam looking for SARAH E. MATTAX. In her orbituary in 1910, I find the following information. Married in 1834 Morgan Co to Milton Howard Reeder, has brother HARDY MATTAX still living in 1910 in Oklahoma, and a sister C.F.(MATTAX)KERR, still living in LeDill Tenn. This Hardy Mattax name seems to be a family name. Anyone with Mattax's in Murray or Morgan Co Ga, please check your infor, and I would love to correspond with you. Thanks Lynne
Talmage L. Bartlett, Jr. I am looking any for information on John Jordan BARTLETT(BARTLETTE) and his wife, Hester PEPPER, who he married abt 1838 in MURRAY CO., GA. Any info. on Hester's family would be heartily welcomed. Her father was Tilley PEPPER and her mother was Sarah, last name unknown. All these people are listed in the 1850 census for MURRAY CO. Family verbal history indicates that Tilley and/or his wife Sarah were all or part Indian, probably Cherokee. We think that Tilley was a baliff in MURRAY CO. in 1850.
Jackie Please tell me - Did the boundry between Murray Co, GA and Tennessee change back and forth between 1837 and 1843. I have a gg grandfather born in Murray co, GA, December 7, 1840 and yet other children are said to have been born in Tennessee and saying that mine was also born in Tennessee. The only thing I can come up with is that the area he was born in kept changing with the boundary. Do you thing this is what happened? He was John C. Hendrix born to Abraham Hendrix.
Frances Lewis In 1848 Bayles DONALDSON was a trustee of the Methodist campground at the Ebenezer church. There is a picture of him in the book, Murray County Heritage, on p 160. I am looking for info on his family and especially his parents.
Johnnie I am also interested in the SELF surname. I am looking for an Issac SELF born abt 1830-1835 somewhere in Georgia.
Neva Bowles Researching David & Dicey BEALS. Lived in Murray Co. Ga 1870 -1880. Childern: Mary A married Thos P Manning Jane V Polina married first John L Manning second Wm R Sorrells Samuel R married Francis Sullivan Would like to correspond with any one researching the BEALS lines.
Patricia Evans Looking for information on the family of JAMES MILLER (b. 1825 SC) married SARAH HALL (daughter of WILLIAM HALL and SABRA PETERSON). James had brothers: JOSEPH MILLER (b. 1827 SC) married Nancy?, JACKSON MILLER (b. 1829 SC) killed during the Civil War, married Sally ?, THOMAS RUSSELL MILLER (b. 1831 SC, died 6 Oct. 1889 GA) married MARY DAVIS. These men had a cousin, BENJAMIN F. MILLER (b. 1829 SC) married MARTHA S. PITTMAN. This man was a physician and fought for the Union during the Civil War. All the above were in the 1850 Murray County, GA census. Need parents and any other information--will be much appreciated.
Bill Stewart I'm looking for information about my great grandfather, George Washington Lafayette PRATHER and his wife Hannah F. SPANN, who were married 22 Oct. 1846 in Murray County, Georgia. Their children were, Thomas O., Robert Forson, Nancy L., Lucy, and Amanda. G. W. L. PRATHER was born in Washington Dist., Pendleton County (becoming Pickens Co.) South Carolina on Mar. 3, 1826. According to information, Thomas PRATHER, his son, on his application to the state of Texas for Confederate Pension, showed they lived near Varnell station, Murray County, GA when he enlisted on about March 1, 1864. He moved to Texas at an unknown time and lived in Texas at various places until his death in the Texas State Confederate Home on April 16, 1929. Contrary to my earlier research, all of his children were apparently born in the same location. Particularly I would like to confirm this and any other particulars that you may be able to locate.
M. Lancaster John Lancaster, 1850 in Murray County, age 70. Anyone searching the Lancasters from SC to Murray and Walker County please contact me.
Don King My mother was a Montgomery, and her ancestors came from Murray County. Does anyone have any information regarding Murray County cemeteries where Montgomerys are buried? Ailsey Montgomery came from SC; the oldest son was Thomas M., b. 1795 in SC. The family moved to Georgia, then on to AR around 1850.
Nancy Edmondson Wood Researching the early Murray Co EDMONDSON'S. Would appreciate information about Ths EDMONDSON b. 10 Oct 1769 Mecklinburg Co, VA, d. 8 Aug 1859, Spring Place, Murray Co, at the home of his son, James W. Ths had 2 documented sons: James W. (1798-aft 1860) m. Rebecca & Samuel d. aft 1858 Washington Co, AR. Ths may also have been the father of Geo A. (1808-15 Apr 1878 Murray Co) m. Effany Latch 15 Feb 1849. Another researcher has Joseph (16 Apr 1792 NC-10 Dec 1858 Coweta Co, GA) m. Elizabeth Austin, listed as a son. Will be happy to share information.
Lisa Keown Lentz I have info on the VANN and MCNAIR families of Murray County Georgia if anyone needs help.
Ann Seeking info on the family of Alvah Moody Jones, son of Seaborn Jones. Any early Jones info welcome. Thanks for the help.
Wayne M. Tippens I am researching Isaac GEORGE and wife Martha. They were in Rabun Co., GA in 1830. Came to Cherokee Co., GA in the early 1830's, then were in Murray Co. in 1840 & 1850. They had one daughter, Nancy that married James B. Price. Would like to find someone with info on this line.
Wayne M. Tippens I am researching my 3rd great grand-parents Isaac SHELTON born 4/13/1832 NC and Sarah Jane ALLRED born 11/26/1838 GA. Both are buried at Mount Zion Methodist Church just south of Chatsworth on SR 411. Family tradition has it they lived within walking distance of Mount Zion in a fine home. They were in Pickens Co. in 1860 & 1870. By 1880 they had moved to Murrah Co. There children include Cinthia 1856, Mary A. 1858, Ellen 1861, John W. 1863, Elias Davenport 1869, and Samuel M. 1879. Would like to correspond with anyone with info on this line.
Steve Dunn Seeking information on William W. DUNN 1848-?, son of "Major" Daniel Richard DUNN 1827-1913. Need to find out what became of W. W. DUNN and his descendants, when and where he died? First wife of W. W. DUNN was Elizabeth Ann HOLLAND 1849-1880. Her parents Harphrey HOLLAND and Eliza U. 1813-1878. Need information on the HOLLANDS, have no information on them. Daniel "Budd" DUNN 1872-1919 was I believe the son of William W. DUNN and Elizabeth Ann HOLLAND. His wife was Martha "Mattie" (CHAMBERS) LEDFORD 1868-bet. 1910-1920. Married Daniel "Budd" DUNN 1892 Murray Co., GA. First husband was ______ LEDFORD. Children of that union James and Alta LEDFORD. Also need information on the LEDFORD connection. Any and all information appreciated.
Ronnie Ellis I'm looking for any information on Mahala or Mahaley PHILLIPS. She is listed as Mahaley PHILLIPS, living with John M ELLIS and family in the 1860 Murray County census. It shows her from Tennessee and her age at 18. In the 1870 Census, she is shown at the next residence (or at least the next listing) with a 6 year old son, John and a two year old, Robert A, both born in GA. Her age on this census is listed as 25. In the 1880 census, the next listing after John's widow and daughter is my 16 year old gggrandfather, John W. ELLIS and his wife. Does anyone have additional info on Mahala or any PHILLIPS family in Murray Co? Was she a relative of ELLIS or his wife, or employed by them? I'd be interested in any information on her or her line of PHILLIPS.
I'm looking for marriage, birth, or death records for my paternal grandmother's parents. Their names are Carl Jones and Mary Ellen Fortner. They lived in Spring Place, but I believe she came from around Eton. They would have been married in the 1880s I believe. I would appreciate any help since I can't get any oral history of this Fortner side at all. Thank you, Janelle Rouse
My name is Paula Smith and I'm trying to locate a Susie Glover who married Thomas R. Gray in Murry CO. GA. in 1866 these folks are my great-great grandparents.They had a daughter Louisiana Gray born in GA. in 1868 Any information on these folks would be greatly appreciated, Thanks in advance Paula Smith
VANN, HEATON, GAMN, are some of the names in my family Vann, James Clement m Heaton, Elizabeth 17 Sept 1829 Spring Place, GA. VANN James m Jennie Foster 1794 Spring Place GA I'm trying to trace Clement VANN to Scotland he came to this country in 1730's and m Ruth Gamn a Cherokee will share info. Doloris Johnson McBride
In the Murray County Heritage book on page 160, Bayles DONALDSON is listed as a trustee of the Methodist Campground of Ebenezer Church and his picture is on that page. He is my ggggrandfather. I am looking for his parents' names. Ten of his 12 children were born in Murray County, GA. Amanda married Jesse GENTLES in 1853. Pop married Susan CAREY. Mary married James GENTLE. Dick married Lucia WYATT. Wilson married Margaret DANTZLER in Dalton, GA in 1854. Wiley married Amanda KIMERY in 1866. Clarissa m James MOORE. Joab m Mary EVANS. Columbus m Alice EVANS. Newt m Georgia Clementine. Newt is my gggrandfather. Surely out of all of these people who married in Murray Co, GA, there would be some descendants still there. Many moved on to Alabama. Please contact me at lewisfa@itlnet.net
Giddens, Rev. R. A. SR. wife Ella Crownover bur. at Sumack Presy. Church Stanfield, Richard Sanford Meyer M. Sarah Ellen Harris B. Woodstation Cem. Williams , Elihu and Lucinda Owens b. Dunagan Cemetery... Thanks... Emily Woodall Ivey...transplanted Tennessean in Texas........... Emily Woodall Ivey
I am seeking information on George W FOSTER b May 1 1861 died Mar 31 1919 and his wife Senah WATSON b Dec 21 1859 died 1946. Both are buried at Mt Zion Methodist Church near Ramhurst. They had a son Brownlow b 1885 and Vesie b 1893. Brownlow was married to a Nellie HARPER. All were born in Fannin Co Ga and moved to Murray Co around 1900. Any information would be appreciated. Leon Foster
Mamaw I am searching for the parents of my GGrandfather Leonard Nelson TINSLEY, born Dec 6, 1829, supposedly in South Carolina, He married Nancy Jane MAY on June 2, 1850 in Murray County, Georgia. Leonard and Nancy were in Whitfield County, Georgia in the 1860,1870 and 1880 census records. He died in Dalton, Georgia Feb 1, 1892.
I'm researching the VANN's of Spring Place , Murray Co. GA 1735 to 1840's James Clement VANN and James VANN where in Scotland was he from?? Any info on this family would be helpful I have James Clement VANN b 1789 m Elizabeth Heaton and their children. Will share. Thanks Doloris Johnson McBride
WALDROUP/WALDROPE/WALDROP/WALDRUP etc...... We spell it Waldroup. I am researching the Waldroup family. They moved around the NW Georgia area. They resided in Gilmer co, Gordon co, Murray co, Whitfield co. In the 1860 census, Loran Waldroup was residing with the family of Dean W. Chase. Just down the road lived Isaac Moore. His daughter, Nancy Elizabeth Moore married Loran A Waldroup. Their children are: Sarah J (Josie) b. 1861, James Isaac Waldroup b. 1867, Alonzo D. Waldroup b. 1870, Minnie Waldroup b. 1874 and possibly Laura L. Waldroup b. 1889. I am looking for the father of Loran Waldroup. Might possibly be Cain Waldrope. Would love to share any info on this family. Please contact me if you have any info on any of the Waldroup families residing in the NW Georgia area (Old Cherokee county GA).... Brenda Smelser Hay
I am looking for info on a man named C.D. EPPS. I have recently acquired a series of letters written by him during the Civil War to his wife Cathern(sic). I was told his name was Commodore D. Epps and that he was wounded in the war and eventually died. His letters appear to reference four children. I have not fully transcirbed the letters yet but I am willing to share whatever I find. There are more references to other names. I got the letters in Chatsworth, Murray County and was told that he and his wife are buried in or near there. Any help or references would be appreciated. Thank you. Michael
Looking in Murrary Co, GA for: Jorden GOODIN/GOODWIN b 1803 SC Jane unknown b ca 1810 SC Children (b info from 1850 Murrary Co GA census) 1 Elizabeth b ca 1826 m 1st PHILLIPS, 2nd WILLIAMS 2John b ca 1829 SC m 1st FLOWERS, 2nd Elizabeth____ 3 Isaac M b ca 1930 SC m Martha DOVER 20 Feb 1853 Murrary Co GA she was the dau of Samuel DOVER & Susan CAMPBELL 4 Sterling b ca 1833 GA m 1st WILLIAMS, 2nd CLAY 5James b ca 1837 GA m WALDEN 6 Catherine b 1839 GA m HEMBNER 7William b ca 1845 8 Nancy b ca 1846 Marolyn Folkner Howell http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/h/o/w/Marolyn-R-Howell/
Searching for WACASTER Decendants. 1. GEORGE I WACASTER. George and wife Rebecca Rudisll moved to Spring Place, Murray Co. Ga.. in 1837. children WILLIAM HENRY (1839-1914) DAVID BAXTER WACASTER (1842-1922) This family went by the spelling WACASER. GEORGE died in Spring Place on January 11, 1846 and is supposed to be buried in the City Cemetery. GEORGE and his family lived in the Vann House I understand that this house is now been restored and is open to the public. GEORGE'S oldest son, GEORGE WASHINGTON WASCASTER, moved back to Lincoln Co., NC by 1850. Would like more information on all the above and the Vann House. Please respond to deadchaser+AEA-vistatech.net I have the burial site and more info for this family and will share. Jack Hall
I am researching my ggg-grandfather and related families of Murray Co., Ga. William MAY was born abt. 1823 in Tennessee. He moved with his family to Murray Co were on August 10, 1842 he married Nancy MEREDITH, the daughter of Joseph & Elizabeth MEREDITH of N.C. This union produced 3 children Nathan Lafayette MAY b. August 8, 1843, Joseph MAY b. May 1846, & Elizabeth MAY b. May 1848. Nancy MEREDITH MAY died between 1848-1850 in Murray County. William MAY married again in Murray County on January 26, 1851 to Barbery N. BATES. This union produced 2 offspring Ann MAY b. 1852, & John MAY b. 1855. By 1860 the family had migrated North a couple of counties to Coffee County, Tennessee. I lose William and Barbery MAY from this point on. I am interested in sharing information with any one researching any of these lines. Jim J. Gray

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