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QUERIES ADDED SEPTEMBER 1998 - AUGUST 1999

Lera Powell Looking for other descendants of Benjamin Franklin FREEMAN Jr. b. 1797 probably in Rutherford Co., NC, d. 1876 in Whitfield County, GA. He marr Nancy Taylor POPE in 1819 in Rutherford County, NC; she died 1879, probably in Whitfield Co. Their children were: (1) Penelope b. 1820; (2) Jesse Pope b. 1821, marr Talitha Ann COOK 1846, d. 1898 in Dalton, GA; (3) Benjamin Franklin, b. 1823, marr Rachel, d. 1858, probably in Murray Co; (4) Mary Ann b. 1825, m. John GORDON, d. 1904; (5) Permelia ("Milly") b. 1827, marr Ellis SLOAN, d. 1900; (6) Myra Melinda b. 1827, marr Mr. Dunn, d. 1911; (7) Rebecca A. b. 1829, marr Mr. Dunn?, d. 1850; (8) John M. T. b. 1832, d. 1851; (9) George W. L. b. 1834, marr Jane M. SUTTLES, d. 1865; (1) Nancy M. b. 1837, d. 1857; (11) William H. C. ("Billy") b. 1839, marr Amanda Carolyn WELLS, d. 1868; (12) Amanda b. 1842, marr H. P. Williams, d. 1864. Sound familiar?


Lera Powell Trying to prove relation between John GORDON b. 1788, d. aft 1850 and wife Mary b. 1797, d. aft 1850 to their children. They're in the 1850 Murray Co., GA census. Their children are: (1) Joshua b. 1813-1819, marr Mary A; (2) Lorenzo D. b. 1820, marr Elizabeth; (3) Lucretia b. 1820, marr Jacob HOLLIFIELD 1843 in Murray Co., d. bef 1880; (4) Nancy b. 1826, marr Mr. Thompson bef 1850; (5) Thomas C. b. 1829, marr Mary Ann; (6) Jacob C. b. 1832, d. 1862, marr Elizabeth SMITH and possibly other children. What happened to John & Mary GORDON after the 1850 census? Did they die or move? I cannot locate any death or probate records on them. Can someone please help me?
Lera Powell Trying to find parents & siblings of Jacob HOLLIFIELD b. 1813 in Rutherford Co., NC. He married Lucretia GORDON 1843 in Murray Co., GA. In 1839 Jacob is a Grand Juror in Murray Co. and he sold land in 1848 to Lorenzo D. GORDON in Murray Co. Did he come with family to GA; what brought him from NC? Would dearly appreciate any help!
Lera Powell Looking for other descendants of Robert SLOAN b. 1776 in NC or VA, marr Margaret "Peggy" Cook 1801 in Blount County, TN, died 1845 in Murray Co. Peggy COOK SLOAN died 1855 in Murray Co. and is supposed to be buried in Bethlehem Cem. near the Whitfield/Gordon Co. line. Who were Dr. and Mrs. J. M. SELF that Robert & Peggy SLOAN's daughter Elizabeth "Betsy" was living with in the 1850 Murray Co. census? Were they kin?
Mike & Evie O'Brien Looking for information on James QUINN, born 8 Sep 1879 in Murray County, Georgia and died 30 Oct 1954 in Floyd County, Georgia. I was told that his place of birth was Spring Place in Murray County, but I'm not certain if such a place exists. James was married to Amanda SMART, 22 Apr 1884 to 22 Oct. 1916. Any help on either James or Amanda is appreciated.
Dorothy Gray Looking for John THORNTON (ca. 1765-1812), son of Matthew Thornton of Campbell Co., VA. Married Nancy (1769-1855), and they lived in Murray Co., GA in the Springplace area. They had 10 children, probably born there or at least part of them. John may have been a white trader, and Nancy was part Cherokee. I am also looking for Alexander SHOOK, a white man born in early 1800s; died before 1896; md. Delilah and may have had a second wife after 1830. He probably died in Murray Co.
Virginia McClendon I am trying to locate information on my grandfather WILLIAM HENRY HUGHEY born about May 1, 1851 in Murray County, GA. He married Myra Carra Caldwell in Sand Hill, TN January 6, 1904 and moved to Texas soon after.
Cindy Bishop I am looking for any information on the BRAMBLETT/HUFFMAN/HAWKINS families. They lived in Murray Co. in the late 1800's. John Henry Hawkins married Julie Bramblett (my great grandparents) daughter of Harrison Bramblett and Barbara Huffman.
Cindy Bishop I am looking for any information on the PULLIAM/WHITE families. I know that they lived in Murray Co. during the earlier part of the 1900's and maybe there is som of them still there. Joe Pulliam who married Donia white was my great grandparents.
Charles H. Henderson I am searching for the following people: Hannah HENDERSON m. James H. Walker 23 June 1855 Murray Cty.; Pelima A. NICHOLSON m. Jessie B. Henderson 25 March 1860. Note: Jessie B. captured at Resaca 15 May 1864 d. Alton IL Union prison Feb. 1865, SO Pelima probably remarried??
Winnie Brooks Moses Moran SNOW, b abt 1830, d 1864 Blanco Co, TX m. 1855 Hopkins Co, TX to Aley PRUITT ch. Jessie, Sarah, Mary Jane and Moses (fe) - all born in Blanco Co, TX. I would like to connect Moses to the Jesse(b SC) and Sarah (b NC) SNOW family found in the 1840 & 1850 Murray Co, GA census. If this is true, then some of his sisters were Frances (SWINEY), Sarah, and Nancy - all b GA. Other families nearby were Levi SNOW and Henley SNOW and their families - all b GA. Could these be brothers?
Pat Shannon I am looking for James Henry MILLER, born ca 1800 in what I believe may be Murray County, Georgia. He married Elizabeth CATER 1824 in Georgia. The Miller family then migrated to Montgomery County, AL after 1840. Their children were: Leonidas Bolivar, b. ca 1827 GA; John H., b. ca 1829 GA; Susannah Ann, b. ca 1831 GA; James B., b. ca 1833 GA; Mary, b. ca. 1836 GA; Edward, b. ca 1838 GA; Philip, b. ca. 1840 GA; Elizabeth Caroline, b. ca 1843 Montgomery Co., AL; William, b. ca 1846 Montgomery County, AL. I have detailed information on his descendants and will be most happy to share what I have. Please check your data for this elusive MILLER.
Tenc@aol.com Seeking information about or descendants of Mrs. Talitha Noel STEED. In the 1840's she received--and preserved--letters from Iowa telling of the deaths of her mother, stepfather and several siblings. Talitha was living in Murray County at the time.
MamaW@aol.com I am looking for information on my GGrandmother Nancy Jane MAY, born May 20,1832 in North Carolina. She married Leonard Nelson TINSLEY June 2,1850 in Murray County,Georgia. I believe Nancy Jane May's parents to be John W May and Sarah.
Janie Hodge DAVIS/CUMMINS. I'm searching for the parents and/or siblings of Isaac Davis b. Jan 25, 1812 or 1817 in S. Carolina and Catherine Cummins b. Oct 18, 1822 in Tenn. Isaac and Catherine married Jan. 12, 1842 in Greene County Tenn. They have the following children: John b. 1844 in Tenn., William Horton Davis b. 1846 in Tenn., James Davis b. 1848 in Georgia (possibly Murray County), Susan A. Davis b. 1850 in Ga., Mary Jane Davis b. 1855 in Ga., Nancy Ann Davis b. 1857 in Ga., Melvina Davis b. 1860 in Ala., Thomas Davis b. 1862 in Ala. Isaac and Catherine are in the 1850 Murray County Ga., census records and next to them is Andrew Cummins (I believe he may be Catherine's brother). They next appear in the Franklin County Ala., 1860 census records, then in 1880 they appear on the Comanche County Texas census records. Isaac and Catherine are buried at Board Church Cemetery in Comanche County Texas. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Gary Wood I am looking for the parents of David VOYLES born 1782 in North Carolina. He was listed as David Voils in the 1850 census of Murray Co. Georgia. His son Thomas Sidney Voyles was born 1832 in Hall Co. Georgia. David Voyles served in the War of 1812 for South Carolina. In 1854 he was in Madison Co. Illinois. David died in 1883 Jefferson County, Illinois about 101 years old.
Becky Wallace Looking for William M. BIRD/BYRD who is shown in this county in the 1830 census. He married Artimissa B. THOMPSON in Hall Co. GA.
John G. Nash, Jr. Looking for information regarding William Nelson BROWN. Father James Brown?, mother Rachel Baker Brown. William born Jan 1 1838 in Murray County.
C. Alan Russell Trying to locate any information on Abraham (Abram) B. RUSSELL and John (Thomas) RUSSELL who received draws from Chastains District, Habersham Co., Georgia during the Land Lottery of 1832; also the widow Lydia RUSSELL at the same time. It is believed that these are the same Russells (with the exception of Lydia) that moved to Murray Co., Georgia by 1860. Abraham B. RUSSELL died in Murray County about 1888. John RUSSELL married Isabella ADAMS July 1860 in Murray County. Also known to have been in Cherokee and Lumpkin Counties, Georgia. Abram B. RUSSELL (son of John) was in Lumpkin Co., Georgia census of 1860. Abraham B. RUSSELL was in Cherokee County about 1840-1850.
Ronnie Boring I'm looking for information about Freeman and Betty CALLAHAN, Freeman CALLAHAN and his wife Susan (PACK?) CALLAHAN lived near Chattsworth, Murray County, Georgia. Betty CALLAHAN BORING, b. 1914, d. 1960, was my mother. She grew up around Chattsworth, GA and lived in Cleveland, TN. I am seeking any information on their parents and grandparents. Your help would be appreciated.
Rosemary B. Wear Need info on the birthdate of Mary Jane McENTIRE. She was born in MURRAY CO. married to William James BECK 20 dec.1866. She died in TX. Her father was James L. McENTIRE who was born in NC. but lived in Murray Co. He was charter elder in the Sumach Congregaton. He was one of several men to assist Rev. S.H. HENRY in the organization of the Sumach Church in October 1851. On Aug. 17, 1853 he donated one and one half acres to the Sumach Church. William James BECK lived at Woodlawn??, MURRAY CO., GA. His father was William Andrew BECK who came from ELBERT CO., GA.
famhntr@sct.net Would like to find family of Daniel DUNN b.1822 Green Co.Tenn/d.1885 Murray Co.GA son of William DUNN and Rebecca HEADRICK. Daniel married Elizabeth "Betsey" MCCAMISH B.1829 TN/d.1901 Murray Co.GA, she was the daughter of Robert MCCAMISH and Elizabeth Mary MOORE. I am descended from Daniel's older brother Allen DUNN b.1820 Green Co.TN/d.1913 Catoosa Co.GA. Allen md Rachel MCCAMISH, sister of Elizabeth "Betsey" MCCAMISH who md his brother Daniel. Daniel and Betsey md 8 Nov 1846 in Murray County. They had 6 children: 1. James M. b.Nov 1847 TN md 25 Dec 1889 Murray Co. to Zipporah Cub Bell James d.1921 & Zipporah d.1929 both are buried at Summerhour Cem. Children: Daughter b/d 1891 GA Dan b.Oct 1892 GA James b. Dec1896 GA Samuel b. 1897 GA Lillian b.Dec 1898 GA

2. Daniel Robert b. Dec1849 TN md 8Feb1877 Murray Co.to Emma Holland b.May 1845 GA. Children: Wm "Willie" b. Mar 1878 GA Lizzie b. Jan 1880 GA d.1927 md 16Jul1899 James Poteet

3. William b.1855 TN md 22Feb1883 GA to Jane Plemmons b.1859 GA Wm.d.1929 & Jane d.1926 both buried at Summerhour Cem. Murray Co. Children: Lela b.Aug 1886 GA Marvin b. Feb 1895 GA Willie b. Sep 1896 GA

4. Rebecca b. 1857 ? 5. G.W. b. 1858 ? 6. J.A. b. 1859 This is all I have on Daniel's family and haven't been able to find any connection to descendants to date. Would love to connect with any kin of this family to add to book I'm working on. Also have hit brick wall in locating kin of Daniel & Allen's known brothers and sisters: Jane b.1829; William b.1834;Ann b.1836; Nancy b. 1837; Levi Lewis b.1839 and Martha "Mattie" b.1844 md. Matt Foster. If any of these names are familiar to anyone please contact me.


Nell Truitt BECK - would like to communicate with descendants of John BECK and Sarah WANSLEY, whose children settled in Murray County and had a large plantation. John and Sarah married during the Revolutionary War in Albermarle Co., VA and took land in Elbert Co., GA, where he died 11 July 1824. His children moved to Murray County and Sarah, their mother, moved there with them. One son was William, who owned the plantation "Woodlawn"; he married Ann Welch and their children were Caroline Elizabeth, Patrick Henry, Eugenia, Margaret, William James, Reuben Thomas, John Welch and Lucy Aurelia. I have an old typewritten article about Sarah Wansley Beck my dad carried around with him in Texas and wondered if this Beck family was related to ours. We still are searching.
Tom P. Carter Stephen Goodson CARTER came to Murray County in 1846 from North Carolina. The 1850 Census shows him to be age 13. He came to Georgia with William (age 38-born in Va),Ann E.(age 26-born in Tn.), John W.(age15-born in N.C.), Mary C.(age 7-born in Tn.)and James M. (age 20-born in N.C.) All ages shown are as of 1850 census. I am Stephen Goodson Carter's grandson and I am trying to determine who his father and mother are. While it's possible that William was his father, it isn't likely that Ann was his mother, as she would only have been 13 when he was born. Also, it appears that he had brothers John W. and James M. . And, it's possible that William and Ann were his older brother and sister. I'm looking for any information that will tell me who the mother and father were.
Jane I am seeking more information on g-g-grandparents, JOHN AND MARTHA DRAKE OATES (OATS, OATIS). They are in Spring Place, Murray Co. 1860 census with seven children listed. They are also there in the 1880 census. In the 1880 census, my great grandparents LEWIS SULLINS AND MARY JANE OATES with their family of six are still in Spring Place, but they went to Gainesville, TX in 1889. Would like to know birth place, date, and parents of John and Martha as well as date and place of their deaths.
KBoy1113@aol.com I know that Alexander and John McCollum were in Murray County at the turn of the century. Alexander Mccollum is buried in Dewberry Baptist Church Cemetery. what I want to know is about Alexander's father, Alexanders wives and offspring from both marriages.
Jane Seeking information on the JOHN OATS (OATES, OATIS) family found in Spring Place, GA in the 1860 census with seven children. Wife's name was MARTHA DRAKE. They are also in the 1880 census as is their son LEWIS SULLINS OATS (OATES, OATIS) with six children. His wife was named MARY JANE LEWIS. Seeking birth place and date for the parents as well as death information.
Jim Sinclair Searching for information on families of Willaim Spencer McGUIRE and spouse Sarah BURTON. both died in Murray Co abt 1841. Children were; 1. John A. m Dicie MARTIN 2. E. Wiley sold groceries in Murray Co. 3. Elizabeth Anna m Mansel COKER in Murray Co 4. William B (M?) 5. Mary m Daniel PINKARD 6. James Martin 7. Dock 8. Sarah I will share information with any descendants.
Rose I am looking for information about our gg grandfather, HOLDEN RUSSELL PARSONS, who moved to Murray Co.( Post Valley) from TN sometime around 1872. Between then and 1898 he lived in Murray & Gordon Co. His wife was Penelope TAYLOR PARSONS. They both died in 1897 and are buried in Calhoun GA. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Gail Lowery I am looking for information on William A Beck. I think this is the father to one of my ancestors. In the 1870 Ga. census index I found Two WILLIAM A BECK's. In the one who lives in Cherokee Co. There is a child REBECCA B. BECK age 16, I think this is gggrandmother (BOBBIE BECK.) The William A. Beck age 70 in Murray I think is Bobbie's grandfather.
Larry M. Williams I'm researching WILLIAMS in Murray County. I have Moses 'Wilburn' Williams b.Oct 1861, married to Margaret Gallahan or possibly Callahan, in 1879. Their children were James Cris b. 1880 married to Rosa Mchan; John Anderson b.1881 married to Mary Faw; Nolia b.1884 married to Tobe Barksdale; Oscar Lee b. 1892 married to Ethel Mathis. Moses 'Wilburn' Williams' siblings were Leander b. 1851, Marion b. 1854, Maranda b.1856, and Harriete b. 1862. If you have information about any of these please email back.
Robert Williams I found the following on the census index:

Alison W. MILLER , male, white, 17 yrs., born GA, in Spring Place district of Murray Co GA in 1870 page 556 of microfilmed census records.

This is my great-great grandfather. If anybody has any information about him or his ancestors, please let me know. He married Sarah Jane STEVENS before moving to McLennan and Navarro counties of Texas.


Charles H. Henderson Jesse B HENDERSON married Pelima A NICHOLSON on 25 March 1860. Jesse was captured @ Resaca and died in Alton Mi;litary Prison, IL 22 February 1865. Now for my request; Watch for Pelima A Nicholson records. Who did she remarry? Did she have children by Jesse?? and etc.
Mark Williams I am researching WILLIAMS, Oscar Lee. b-1892. married in Sept 21,1919 in Murray county to MATHIS Ethel. They had a baby girl. Oscar contracted tubercolis, and died. Ethel took care of him, but died from disease. I would like to know what happened to the baby,the MATHIS'S and possibly the date of death for the parents.
Deborah L. Woolf THOMPSON-LEATHERWOOD: Searching for info. on my THOMPSON family, wife was Elizabeth "Betsey" LONG THOMPSON who is with her parents in 1850 (Union Co.) and her THOMPSON children, missing in 1860 and returns in 1870 with more THOMPSON children. Her son James M. (Manuel? or Manning?) THOMPSON b abt 1848 md. in the 1870's to Sarah (LEATHERWOOD?) and had children born GA. I can not locate the marraige record, nor the THOMPSON family in 1870. I know the LEATHERWOODs were in Catoosa and Whitfield Co.'s. Are there records for E. (Ed?) M. (Miles?) LEATHERWOOD family in Murray as well as anything to help with THOMPSON? Thanks in advance.
Deborah Blackwell I am trying to find any information on Joshua "Billy" STAFFORD. He lived in Murray county and is buried in Sumeour cementary. My grandfather was Frank Stafford and his dad was Taylor Stafford.
Catherine Glattli My grandmother was ARTA LAVADA WINKLER b. 1879, daughter of JOSEPH A. WINKLER and ARTA LAVADA PARTON. She was born in a cabin on Ft. Mountain, many of her family members are buried at Cool Springs Cemetery. She married. JOHN CALHOUN LONG b. 1875 Ellijay Ga., son of HUGH W. LONG and LOIS JANE FOOTE. Her children were HUGH SPENCER LONG, GORMAN THOMAS LONG (my father) married 1st: CATHERINE CECILIA LOOS, married 2nd; LIZZIE WEST BEAVERS, JOSEPH LAFAYETTE LONG, MARGARET LONG AND ROBERT DRAYTON LONG. Wish to locate WINKLERS, PARTON'S, LONG'S or those linked with this family line to help fill in the missing gaps. I am of the 1st Marriage of GORMAN T. LONG.
Jane In 1850 Joel T. & Elizabeth MILLER lived in Murray Co. 63rd sub., in 1860 lived in Franklin Co., Carnesville, Ga. with a wife, Margaret Frances, in 1870 lived in same co., Boldspring, Ga. and he died before 1880 in Montomery Co., Mt. Ida, Arkansas. I'm the offspring of a daughter by the first marriage, Frances Emma or Emma Frances (have found her listed both ways) Miller (born in 1851) that married Robert W. BELL(born in 1844 in S C) in Franklin Co., Ga in 1869. They were in Cass Co., Bryans Mill, Texas in 1880 living on a farm that his parents, James A. and Jane Black Bell bought in mid-1860.
Barbara Ballard On my Great Aunt's birth certificate it shows that my Great Grandmother Melissa WILSON was born in MURA Co. GA. I haven't been able to find "Mura Co." on any of the searches I have conducted. Could it have meant MURRAY Co? She was b. 1849 in Mura Co.this is the information I have, and ALL I have on her. Can you please help me figure this out? It means a lot to me to find her information to pass down to the children who are her descendants. She married Allen Thomas BULLION b. 1847, in Hickman Co. Ky. They moved to Ark. where they raised their family. They both died in Ar.
Sherry I'm searching for information on my grandmother's family. Her name was Alice K STORY QUINN. Her mother name was Alice Asaline Argo Story. Her father was Simon Hardy Story. She was raised by her grandparents. William B ARGO and Martha Jane GODDARD???. The other girls of the Wm Argo family married YOUNGs and REEDs or REIDs Any information on any member of the family will be appreciated.
Shari Holcomb I am looking for anything further on the following... CHAP CHAMBERS MARRIED MELISSA (MILLISIE) DIAL. SHE WAS 1/4 CHEROKEE AND HIS SECOND COUSIN. HE WAS A FARMER AND LIVED IN CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE. BOTH FATHER AND SON FOUGHT IN THE CIVIL WAR FOR THE NORTH. CHAP WAS KILLED IN THE WAR. THEY HAD X CHILDREN: MARY SUSAN, BORN MAY 18, 1867, MURRAY COUNTY, GEORGIA. DIED MARCH 8, 1960 AND IS BURIED AT GROVE HILL, DALLAS, TEXAS. CASS, BORN CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE.
CarltonJea@aol.com I am seeking information on MARTHA ADELINE WILLIS, born abt 1826 around Murray Co, GA. About 1843, she married GEORGE ANSON PEEPLES, who was a school teacher. They moved to Berrien Co around 1858 and later to Florida. Would like to correspond with anyone doing research on WILLIS or PEEPLES.
Mark Williams MATHIS Ethel, married Oscar Lee Williams on Sept. 21,1919, in Murray county. I have heard that within a couple years of marriage he contracted tubercolosis. They supposedly had a little girl by then.. Ethel continued to take care of Oscar, and both Oscar, and Ethel died from the disease. Im not sure what happened to the daughter, or the death dates of the parents. Any help will be greatly appreciated, thanks.
John Gould I am seeking information on John NICHOLSON and Martha Melinda BERRY (or BERRYHILLl) who married in Murray county about l850.
Barbara Martin My mother's family is from Murray Co. Her father was Grover Cleveland PICKERING, born July 19, 1885, and her mother was Mattie Talulah SANDERS, born Feb. 14, 1883. Grover's brother was Victor Conroy Pickering, a prominant Murray county resident. Mattie's parents were China Lucindy BOWMAN and Wesley SANDERS, but they may have lived in Gordon Co. Any information on these family members would be greatly appreciated.
Mildred Dotterer Two Queries:

Jesse DOUGLAS b abt 1784 SC d 1850-60 prob Gilmer Co, GA wife Sarah Ann b abt 1790 SC d 1870-1880 prob Gilmer Co, GA. Jesse lived Spartanburg Co, SC until at least 1816, then to McMinn Co, TN until aft 1830, to Murray County, GA by 1837-39. Their children were 1. James DOUGLAS b abt 1808 m 1829 McMinn, TN Elizabeth FIRESTONE and moved somewhere in MO.; 2. William DOUGLAS b abt 1809; 3. Asa B. DOUGLAS b ?; 4. Ira A (Alexander DOUGLAS b 1810 SC, m1 Cynthia CARLOCK and moved to Dade Co, MO, m2 arah Ann HAMPTON; Rutha DOUGLAS b 1811 m1 Russell SAXON (Sexton) McMinn Co, TB and m2 Jacob Lamance moved to Gilmer & Whitfield Co, GA; 5. David DOUGLAS b abt 1812 moved to Bradley Co, TB and may have moved to Mich or Minn); 6. Rev. Hiram DOUGLAS b 1813 Spartanburg County, SC and m 1831 McMinn Co, TN Caroline Warnock, circuit Cumberland Presbyterian preacher TN to GA, he moved to Bradley Co, TN; 7. Didama DOUGLAS b 1816 SC m 27 Feb 1837 Murray Co, GA David Jackson CASADA (David I. Casida), they moved aft 1847 to Dade Co, MO; Sarah Ann DOUGLAS b abt 1818 m 1836 Murray Co, GA Samuel H. KEITH; 9. Calvin DOUGLAS b 1820 SC m Nancy Louisa Jane Plemmons and moved to Gilmer Co, GA; 10. Hetta DOUGLAS b abt 1821 m Thomas P. HOLBROOK; 11. Mary DOUGLAS b abt 1827 a PARRISH and Abner G. DAVENPORT and lived Gilmer Co, GA; 12. Katherine DOUGLAS b abt 1829 m 1849 Patrick MORINE. I have further info on Didama, Ira Alexander, and Ruth and want anything on their parents Jesse and Sarah Ann am looking for info on what happened to their siblings.

CASADA/CASADAY's in Murray County, GA 1827-1847. Petit Juror 1837 Wesley CASADAY (Casada) He d 1841 Murray Co, GA. (John W. Harrison DAVIS Murray, GA, adm of his estate) leaving a minor son, John W. CASADA. John GASTON guardian of John W. CASADAY in McMinn Co, TN. Wesley CASADA m 6 May 1840 McMinn Co, TN Elizabeth GASTON. Grand Juror 1837 14. Martin CASADAY 15. Martin CASADAY (father/son?) Grand Juror 1839 5. Martin CASADAY (James M. Cassaday? see below) Grand Juror 1837 David J. CASADAY. Grand Juror 1839 D. J. CASADAY. Also serving as Jurors during the same time were the Jesse and Sarah Ann DOUGLAS family--one of their sons, Rev. Hiram A. DOUGLASS married David Jackson CASADA to their daughter Didama DOUGLAS. Is James M. CASADA b 1814 NC m 21 Jun 1842 McMinn Co, TN to Minerva J. NELSON b 1821 SC dau of Archibald NELSON b 1775 SC and Elizabeth b 1773 NC (Archibald 3 households from Jesse and Sarah DOUGLAS in Gilmer Co GA 1850 Census) the Martin CASADA of either 14. or 15. Petit Juror list? Was he the brother of David Jackson CASADA who m. Didama DOUGLAS, dau of Jesse DOUGLAS and wife Sarah Ann of Gilmer Co, GA? Since Lakey ELLIOT was living all amongst them and of NC and SC in Gilmer Co, GA were they also related? Lakey's wife Nancy nee Douglas? All of the dau of Jesse and Sarah Ann married in Murray Co, GA (dau Ruth's second marriage). I have info on the DOUGLAS family and the family of David Jackson CASADA. Jackson as he went by b 1815 NC m 27 Feb Murray Co, GA, Didama DOUGLAS b SC. They moved after 1847 to Dade Co, MO and they may have lived before that in Whitfield Co, GA or were there in 1841.


Sarah Wright I am lookin for information on my gggggrandfather Labon WATSON and his wife Sarah. He was born abt 1775 in N.C., but died in Murray Co., Georgia, in 1847. They had one son that I know of named Kindred. Any information would be most appreciated.
Suzanne Clement Searching for information concerning John Calhoun FOOTE, Sr. (b. abt 1841 - d. during or just after the Civil War) married Nancy Jane MCGIMSEY (b. 25 Dec 1845 in NC - d. 22 Feb 1917 in GA-probably in Murray Co. or Gordon Co.).
Dewayne Lawson I am a Murray County high school student looking for my ancestors. My grandfathers names is Walt Lawson. His brother name is Wralf. Please help if you can.
Donna I am looking for information on EPPS. My Great, Great Grandfather was Thomas Epps who married Prescilla . To My knowledge there were 7 children one- Joseph Epps who married Nancy North ADAMS. Joseph was born on Jan. 12, 1833. Joseph and Nancy had eleven children. One Thomas Epps who married Fleta Jane Foster. Thomas was born on Feb. 17, 1866. Can't seem to find a lot of information. Found in a book that there was an Epps cemetary in Murray County. From what I know my relatives came from the north GA. area some from Union county which is near Murray.
Don E. Landers Will share information on family of William Owen PAYNE (1840-1896) and wife, Mary Jane BOND PAYNE (1851-1896) from Murray County, Georgia.
Keith Clark Trying to find date of marriage for George Washington MULLINAX and Susan Missouri HAYES. Probably around 1890 or 1891.
Shawna West I am looking for information on any WEST or LANKFORD family members related to William and Leaty(Leathy) WEST. William was born in SC about 1845; Leaty Caroline LANKFORD was born in TN in 1848. They moved with their family to Murray County, GA about 1875, presumably to be near Leaty parents, Wyatt and Tabitha LANKFORD. They resided in the Cisco, GA area until their deaths in 1928 and 1932 respectively. Two of their sons, William Marion and Robert were born in Murray County and lived in the area most of their lives. If you think you may have a link to this family please contact me. I have a lot of information about a branch of the family that moved to South Georgia in the late 1910's. I also have information taking the LANKFORD branch back to several more generations. Any lead is worth following.
JERNEY64@aol.com Researching the GASAWAY family who came to Murray Co. in 1840's from SC. I am also researching all GASAWAY/GAZAWAY families in GA. Will gladly share data.
Gary King I am trying to see if the Robert KING family I found in Murray Co. in the 1850 census is the same as that on the 1870 census in Caiborne parish, La. The reason I am uncertain is my great-grandfather, Daniel P. KING, was not born until 1854. (He was born in Ga., and reported on the 1880, 1900, and 1910 censuses that both his parents were as well). He DID have a brother, William, born in 1847, but the child named William on the 1850 census is 1, not 3. Please someone clear up my confusion.
SCD16299@aol.com DUNN-Seeking information on William W(alter) DUNN son of "Major" Daniel Richard DUNN and Millie LAWSON. Born 11-15-1848 in Blount Co, Tn. Married 1st) Elizabeth Ann HOLLAND 1849-1880. Children: Mary ca. 1871, Daniel, June 1872, E. L. (f) ca. 1874, Wayne J. ca. 1876, Alfred Estes March 1877, John ca. 1878. 2nd) Mary J. COLE 1-23-1855-9-24-1885. Married Murray Co. 10-21-1880. Know child: Napoleon B. 6-1-1884-4-22-1885. Does anyone have information on any other marriages or children of William W. DUNN?
Hilton C. Estes RYMER/RIMER/REIMER, SMITH--Seeking any information on my Grand Mother’s family. She was Anna Laura RUNNIONS. Her mother died early and she was reared by her RYMER grandparents whose given names I do not know. There were several of the Rymer Brothers and Sisters: Albert, Fleetus, Lou, Onie, Virgil and Willy. Albert or Fleetus married the sister of Bob Erwin’s wife, Lena, a Mc CAMEY from Dalton. Uncle Willy’s wife was Mamie and they lived at Cohutta Springs. Aunt Lou married a MILES. Anna Laura, My GrandMother, married Robert Lee SMITH of Polk County TN. in 1899. If any of these are familiar to you please contact me. I want to share information with anyone doing research on any of these families: BROCK, COLWELL/COLDWELL/CALDWELL, DARNELL, ESTES/EASTES/EASTERS/ETC., HOLLIS/HOLLES, HOLYFIELD/HOLIFIELD/HOLLIFIELD, LAWSON, RUNNIONS/RUNNION/RUNYON, RYMER/RIMER/REIMER, SMITH
Don Landers PAYNE, William Owen born on 11 Oct 1940 and died in Murray County on 4 July 1896...married Mary Jane BOND.
Don Landers BOND, Mary Jane was born 9 Feb 1851 and died in Murray County on 6 July 1896...married William Owen Payne.
Bobbie L. Jackson Claiborn JACKSON and his wife Martha ? Jackson lived in Murray Co.,GA from abt 1840 till 1859 when they moved to Franklin Co. AL. Claiborn was son of Rev. War veteran Edward JACKSON and his 2nd wife, Mary Hall. Known children of Claiborn and Martha Jackson; Robert C., Mary Elizabeth, George W., Lenard O., Alfred C., Sapharina M., Berry T., Martha J., Joel E., & Mathilda. Need Martha's parents. Will be happy to exchange info.
Lu Terock PARKS/GASAWAY. Linsfield PARKS resided Murray Co, GA 1860 - 1870 with wiife Jemima and children. Older children mv to AR 1872 - 1875. Seeking info on younger children who remained in GA with mother Jemima after death of Linsfield. GASAWAY grandchildren enumerated 1870 with Linsfield. Which Parks daughter m ? Gasaway?
Gary King I am looking for anyone who knows of the marriage of Mary H. MCLEROY to Robert KING on 10/9/1838 in Murray County. They are listed on p. 186 in the 1850 Census. Specifically, I would like to know if they had any children and what their names were, and if they moved to N. Louisiana by 1867. Thank you.
David Casto HUGG FAMILY, I am searching for members of the William J. Hugg family who moved to Springplace, Murray co. Georgia in 1851. Son Stephen was my gr-grandfather. After the civil war William & wife Martha & several younger children had dissappeared. Any info would be appreciated.
Michele Elliott I am searching for information on John HEAD b:1798-1800 NC d:1847 in Murray Co., Ga. and Anna/Anne FORBS/FORBES b:1792 SC. Children were John C. Head b:July 16, 1819 or june 25?,. Harvey J. Head b:1836,. Charles W. Head b:1831,. and Martha Head.
Sam Waring I'm searching for information regarding Warren A. WETZEL, b. 8 Sep 1842 in Murray Co. GA, d. 26 Apr 1929 in Wood Co. TX, bur. Board Church community, Comanche Co., TX, 1st m. Martha Minerva BATES (1842-1886) 19 Dec 1861 in Murray Co., served in Co. A, 39th Ga. Inf'y, taken prisoner and being held as POW in Georgia at the time of Appomattox. 2nd m. Sarah Ann (Sallie) SLIGER (1859-1954) (1st m. BEARD), 1 Jan 1888, prob. in Comanche Co., TX.Children by his first marriage: Frances Augusta, m. Pinkney SMART; Rosa Jane, m. J. D. HODGE; William Pinckney, died young; George Columbus, m. Anna Lila CROCKETT; Martha Ann, m. John Franklin TATE; Charles Josephus, died young; Martin Julius, m. Eugenia THOMAS; James Owen, m. D. Belle MCCARTNEY; Ellen Piety, m. Charles BATTON; Warren Gordon, m. Susie Alice GOAD. Children by his second marriage: Sarah A.; Angie L.; Thomas Ross; Emma J.; Lillie T., m. B. F. COX; Mary Frances, m. Francis SMITH; Joseph, died young; Buddie; Wesley, m. Charlie Lou HIGHNOTE; Manuel; Maudie, m. R. L. HOGUE.
Barbara Stewart Henry CARROLL - b. 1804/08 SC was in Greene Co. TN in 1850 with wife Elizabeth and several children. By 1856 was in Murray Co.GA. He married Henrietta BEAVER in Murray Co, 27 Mar 1856. He had the following Children by Henrietta: James Marion - b.abt 1858 TN. Leander - b. 16 Jun 1859 GA- m. Maggie PEEPLES John H. - b abt 1862 GA Mary - b. abt 1864 GA William - b abt 1868 GA Thomas - b abt 1872 GA - m. Mollie WATTS 11 Sep 1892 Murray Co.(Thomas was still living as of the 1920 census) Henry and Henrietta were in 1870 census, but both were gone by 1880. The children, John H. and Mary and William were living with Jathan GREGORY(their neighbor in 1870 census) in the 1880 Census of Murray Co. They were listed as "Bound boy" and "Bound girl", Thomas was living with Henrietta's brother James BEAVER and his wife Elizabeth Latch in the 1880 Census and listed as "nephew". This family was living in the Hasslers Mill area of Murray Co. Looking for death & burial & marriage records, and descendants of Henry or any of his children.
Floyd Owsley Hardy J. HUGHES and Harriet C. COPELIN: I am trying to find the parents of Hardy J. Hughes and Harriet C. Copelin who married in Murray County, Georgia on 9/13/1874. Hardy and Harriet moved to Hamilton County, Tennessee. Can someone help me? Thanks.
Gina Guinn I am researching the BLACK family in Murray County. I have a John BLACK born around 1960, married to a Carrie MCENTIRE. They had at least one son, Colquit Carter (C.C.) born 1875 in Whitfield County. He died 1914 in Morgan County, Tennessee. Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated.
Ken Cook COOK, Richard L, b 23 July 1829, d 30 Aug 1903 m. Martha Ann Geesling Jan 31, 1850 12 children: Marion Linton, Elisabeth Duggan, Jessie Joyce, Richard Louis, Martha Ann, Georgia Ann Augusta, Beauliar Tyrloliar, Joseph Lee, Henry Lawrence, Thomas Lonzo, Oscar Lafayette, Fanny Olive. Richard and Martha Ann appear in the Warren County, GA Census for 1850 and 1860. I know he moved to Boston GA after the civil war, but I have no information on his place of birth or siblings or parents. He worked for Georgia Southern Railway during the late 19th century. Maybe he came from Murray County?
Sandy McDevitt Searching for information on John M. CAMPBELL and wife Mahala (?). They were in Murray County in 1850. John was born abt 1822 (in TN) and Mahala abt 1823 (TN). They were married around or before 1844. Appreciate any help on this family. Thanks.
Kathy Howry I am searching for information on the DUNN family of Murray Co. William and Mary E. Dunn are listed in the 1870 census with son Daniel, age 8 months. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks so much.
Richard Bates Researching the Julius BATES family. B. 1780 in Greenville SC-died in 1864 in MURRAY CO, GA. M. Temperence WEST b 1784 NC-d. 1868 MURRAY Co. Lived in Murray from 1832-till their deaths. Seeking descendants to share info with. Also ancestry of both. Thank you.
Sylvia Rowe Martin Posey BERRY, born October 18, 1826 (son of Elias BERRY and Martha SHUCK)in GA married Mary S. TYE, born January 13, 1832 (daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth TYE) in Murray County, GA on March 29, 1849. Their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Amanda (March 1, 1850-December 16, 1922 in GA, married Milligan Patrick Quillian, Jr. (April 30, 1847-May 16, 1880 in Dalton, GA). Would like their marriage date and any info on entire family. Let's share!
Robert Williams Here's how my MILLERs came to Murray County, GA. Can anybody identify them?

Julia Ann GREEN was born 15 Feb 1830. She married a Mr. MILLER about 1848 and they had two boys William Russell "Russ" MILLER, born 1849 and Allison Woodville MILLER, born 1853. This Mr. MILLER apparently died before 1857, because in the 1860 census of Forsyth County, GA, the mother Julia Ann and her two sons William and Allison are listed with a man named Daniel HENDERSON, born 1827. They then had two other sons of their own; Missouri Cordelia HENDERSON, born 1857, and Martin Luther HENDERSON, born 1858. Later on they would have two more children, a daughter Mary Elizabeth HENDERSON, born 1860, and Daniel HENDERSON Jr., born 1862.

Now, the story goes that Daniel HENDERSON Sr. went off to fight in the Civil War and never returned home. We don't know what happened to him. His wife Julia moves the family up to Murray County, GA, where they are found on the 1870 census. Both sons Allison and William MILLER find wives in Murray County and are married, William in 1869 and Allison in 1875.

Can anyone tell me about the original Mr. MILLER that Julia Ann GREEN first married?

Appreciate any help you people could give me.


Lynn Sheppa NICHOLSON/TYLER I'm looking for information on John NICHOLSON, born about 1865, Ga., father William NICHOLSON, mother unknown. In 1880 Murray Co. census, he is listed in the household of his sister, Elizabeth NICHOLSON and her husband, David TYLER. Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
famhntr@stc.net Looking for family/descendants of Daniel DUNN b.1822 Greene Co.TN d.1855 in Murray Co.,GA.s/o William DUNN 1793 & Rebecca HEADRICK 1796. He md Elizabeth "Betsey" McCAMISH d/o Robert McCAMISH b.1787TN and Mary Elizabeth MOORE b.1784. Their children were: 1. James M. DUNN Nov1847 TN/1921 Murray Co.GA md Zipporah "Cub" BELL May 1855GA/1929 Murray Co.GA Children: Dan Oct 1892, James Dec1896, Samuel Feb 1897 Lilian Dec1898 & Daughter 1891 2. Daniel Robert DUNN Dec1849TN/1929 Murray Co.GA md Emma/Emily HOLLAND May1842GA/1929 Murray Co.GA Children: William Mar 1878, Elizabeth Jan 1880 md James POTEET 3. William DUNN 1855TN/ ? md Jane PLEMMONS 1859GA/1960 Murray Co.GA Children: Marvin Feb1895, Lela Aug1886 GA/1965 & Willie Sep 1896. 4. Rebecca DUNN b.1857 5. G.W. DUNN b. 1858 6. J.A. DUNN b. 1859 Daniel (1822) is brother to my GGG-Grandfather Allen DUNN b.1820 in Greene Co.,TN. Daniel & Allen DUNN md the McCAMISH sisters. Allen and his family lived in Murray County til 1884 when they moved to Catoosa Co.,GA. Wanting to find connection to Daniel DUNN's so can maybe connect to his other brothers and sisters (who have eluded me for years) listed below: Daughter DUNN b. bet.1815-20 Son DUNN b. bet 1815-20 Daughter DUNN b. bet.1820-25 Daughter DUNN b. bet.1825-30 Jane DUNN b.1829 Blount Co.TN William DUNN b.1834 Blount Co.TN Ann DUNN b.1835 Blount Co.TN Nancy DUNN b.15oct1836 Blount Co.TN Levi/Lewis DUNN b. 6jun1840 Blount Co.TN Martha "Mattie DUNN b. 1844 md Foster

TENTROP@aol.com ROSS-SHIELDS I am interested in finding any information on my great-grandfather John ROSS b: April 23, 1862 in Murray Co., GA d: July 20, 1930 in Tennga, Polk Co., TN. (May be Tennga, GA). John ROSS was married to Eleanor (aka Ellie, Ella) NEWTON b: July 13,1866 in North Carolina d: August 13, 1949. John had siblings: Luke ROSS b: 1860, Mary Ann ROSS, and Lizza ROSS. John and Eleanor ROSS had the following children: Henry ROSS b: Sept 1, 1902 d: Feb 1985 in Tucker, GA m: Jessie UNKNOWN b: Sept 25, 1902 d: Feb 1985 in Tennga, GA they had 7 children Flora May ROSS (a twin) b: May 15, 1905 d: Dec 1983 in Oldfort, TN m: Sam DUNN b: Feb 19, 1896 d: Dec 1983 in Oldfort, TN they had no children Laura Ray ROSS (a twin) b: May 15, 1905 d: April 1974 in Conasauga, GA m: Rufus GREEN b: March 8, 1904 d: June 1977 in Conasauga, GA they had 9 children Drusie ROSS m: Claude SHOLES they had 3 children Raymond VanBuren ROSS (my grandfather) b: Sept 2, 1908 in Murray Co., GA d: Aug 25, 1983 in Cleveland, TN m: Dimple Willidean SHIELDS b: Feb 18, 1916 in Murray Co., GA d: Jan 20, 1993 in Cleveland, TN Dau of James C. SHIELDS and Essie M. CAYLOR they had 13 children.


Warren Walker Benjamin McNEAL abt 1820 Franklin Co, GA moved to Terrell Co 1851 then moved to Murray Co abt 1880. Died abt 1889 at son John's home in Murray Co.
Munchnt@aol.com I am looking for information about my great-uncle Haywood HAYNES. He was killed September 2, 1946 by a Chatsworth city policeman - Clyde POWELL. I have a copy of an article that was in the newspaper from 1947, that tells about Mr. Powell's court appeal, however I am seeking information about my uncle. I do know that in one article they called him Herbert HAYNES, but I think his name was Herbert Haywood Haynes - not sure. Any information about his death, or his family would be appreciated.
Jane Tolbert Kinzle Seeking information on my line of James A. DODD, Sr. who was in Gwinnett, Murray and Habersham Co., GA. I have data to share. If you recognize this family, please email me. Thanks. On 1880 Census Murray Co., GA 10th Dist. No. 874 Joseph Washington Dodd b.c.1844 Gwinnett Co., GA, farmer, age 36, son of John H. Dodd and Susannah Jane Ann Ayers. Joseph Washington Dodd marr. Louis J. WHITTEN. Their children: William F. b.1866 Mary D. Martha E. Nancy R. John H. b.1874 Anneliza/Ameliza Lucy R. Emma L. b.Sep 1880.
Beth Learn Newton or Joseph Franklin DESHA(deshay etc) born in what was Whitfield County in about 1819 and 1826. Parents Joseph DESHA or George W. DESHA and Mary/Maria or Mariah Whitehead who later moved to Alachua County Florida with Joseph Franklin and may have remarried to Hunter family in GA or FL. Any info would help.
Sherman Gibbs Seeking information on Adam NEAL who left a Murray Co. will dated 1839, Adam Neal who married Alsey MORGAN, and Robert Neal....all originally from Lincoln co., NC.
James R. Kaylor We are searching for information on George CAYLOR who married Matilda ("Tillie") Dover in Murray County in 1854. His father was William John Caylor, and his grandparents were George Caylor Sr. and Katy (Hedrick) Caylor.
Dianne Blankenstein Would like to correspond with others working on the William CLEARY line. William moved from Spartanburg County, South Carolina to Murray County, Georgia, about 1844. By the 1850 census his first wife had died & he had remarried. Who was his first wife? Some of their children were William E., Caroline, and Lenoir CLEARY. By his second wife Matilda he had George W., Eliza P., Edward F, Mary and Sarah CLEARY. Soon after the 1850 census the family moved to Columbia County, Arkansas.
Jane Johnson I am searching for the parents and relatives of Absolom and William N. BISHOP. These brothers lived in Murray Co. during the removal of the Cherokees. Absolom was reportedly born in the Spartanburg area. He was Justice of the Peace in Murray Co. and married Mary TIPPENS. His brother, William N. BISHOP, married Mary's sister. Absolom was Capt. of a militia group. He later went to Texas and was the founder of Wise Co.
Rich Nallenweg Trying to locate George Harrison LEDFORD in the 1910 and 1920 US Census. He was born in 1840 in Macon Co, NC, the son of Hiram and Mary Ledford. About 1865 he married Sarah _____. In the 1880 and 1900 census, he is living in Murray Co, GA. He died in Murray Co in 1923. Has anybody found him in the 1920 and 1920 census? Thanks for any help.
Larry M. Williams I have a Moses 'Wilburn' WILLIAMS, b. 1861, died 1952 in Murray county . Was married to Margaret. Would like any information you may have. I also have a Leander WILLIAMS b.1851 married to Sarah PANKEY. Marion H. WILLIAMS b. 1854 married to Sarah E. SWANSON. Moses 'Wilburn' WILLIAMS, b. 1861 married to Margaret GALLAHAN. and I have Harriette WILLIAMS b. 1862 married to BROOM T.B. I would appreciate any help
William H. George THOMPSON, NATIONS - Looking for THOMPSON, Huldah b. 1809, d. 1885, married in Hall County, GA either Feb. 3, or 28, 1827 to NATIONS, Thomas b. 1801, d. 1891. I am aware of one child: NATIONS, Ruben Harrison, who was a Civil War participant of some note. I have reason to believe they may have included in the 1850 Murray County census, but need confirmation.
Toni DeGain Researching John P. JOHNSON m. to Nancy PATTERSON. Parents of William Webster Johnson and S.P. Johnson. John P. originally believed to be from Corke County, Ireland, not sure where William Webster and S.P. Johnson were born. My uncle told me they lived in Murray County, GA then moved to Carroll County, MS. Family is supposed to be in 1860 Federal Census, but I haven't been able to verify this.We know William Webster Johnson's birth year is 1848 and he married a Cherokee girl named Kate Amelia Dismuke(s) (Indian last name of NO HO ME or NO HO WE. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Rnallenweg@aol.com Searching for the following soldiers in the 1890 Veteran's census: Hiram Asbury LEDFORD, George Harrison Ledford, and Walton B. GOSSETT. Hiram and George were brothers, the son of Hiram and Mary Ledford. Walton was the husband of their sister Mary Ledford. These 3 along with their brother Lt. James K. Ledford fought in Co B of the 29th TN during the civil war. I expected to find them in the Polk Co, TN or Murray Co, GA area, but have had no luck. MILITARY: 'TN in the Civil War, pt 2', Confederate Rosters, @ACPL, 'Gossett, Walton - Pvt. B Co. 29th inf.' 'The TN Civil War Veterens Questionairre', @ACPL, Confederate, interview with John O'Neal of Polk Co, TN who was in Co B, 29th TN. He knew J.K. Leadford, Asbery Leadford, H. Leadford and Harrison Leadford. Interview with F.M. Kendrick of Polk Co, TN who was in Co B, 29th TN. He knew Jim Ledford, Asbery Ledford, Harrison Ledford, Walter Gossett and 3 Arthurs. "James K. Ledford's day book" says 'W, Gossett, mustered into service Sept 2nd, 1861'.
Jeffrey Seitz I am seeking information on my gg-grandmother, SUSAN FRANCES "FANNY" (WAGGONER/WAGNER) NEAL. She was born circa 1827 in Georgia. She married JOSEPH THOMAS NEAL on 23 December 1843 in Murray County, Georgia. The only WAGGONER families that I could find in the 1850 Murray County, Georgia census were: JOEL WAGGONER--- born in North Carolina--- age 51 HARRIET ---born in South Carolina ---age 45 RUFUS ---born in Georgia--- age 12 ANDREW J.--- born in Georgia ---age 7 MARTHA J.--- born Georgia--- age 4 The other WAGGONER on the 1850 MURRAY COUNTY census was: ELIZABETH WAGGONER--- born in South Carolina--- age 55 ANDREW J.--- born in Georgia--- age 31 JOHN H.--- born in Georgia--- age 27 PETER--- born in Georgia--- age 25 SANFORD D.--- born in Georgia--- age 23 GEORGE W.--- born in Georgia--- age 21 SARAH--- born in Georgia--- age 19 SEABOR T.--- born in Georgia--- age 17 THOMAS A.--- born in Georgia ---age 14 CAROLINE PACE ---born in Georgia--- age 33 NANCY A. WAGGONER ---born in Alabama--- age 9. ELIZABETH WAGGONER now WAGNER appears in Gordon County, Georgia on the 1860 Gordon County, Georgia census. I believe that my SUSAN FRANCES "FANNY" (WAGGONER/WAGNER) NEAL fits into ELIZABETH WAGGONER/WAGNER'S family. Does anyone have more information on these WAGGONER/WAGNER families?

Rnallenweg@aol.com LEDFORD, FOUTS, ROGERS: Trying to find information on the family John Riley LEDFORD. He was the son of Hiram and Mary Ledford. Has anyone located him in the 1880 census? He may have died in Catoosa Co, GA. Does anyone have a death record? Thanks for any help.

1. John Riley Ledford, born abt. 1825 in Buncombe, NC. He married (1) on 25 Dec 1851 in Union, GA, Emaline Rogers, born abt. 1836 in NC; died abt. 1865/68. He married (2) on 12 Oct 1868 in Murray, GA, Adaline Fouts, born abt. 1832 in NC.

Notes for John Riley LEDFORD

!MARRIAGE: 'Union Co, GA Marriage Bonds', John R. Ledford to Emaline Rogers, 25 Dec 1851. Marriage from Murray Co, GA Courthouse W.R.(W must be a mistake) Ledford to Adaline Fouts 12 Oct 1868

!CENSUS: 1860 US Census, Polk Co, TN, 093, Benton PO. Riley Ledford, age 30 1870 US Census, Murray Co, GA, 167-542. Mary A. Fouts, age 18 is living with the family. She must be Adaline's daughter from a previous marriage. 1900 US Census, Catoosa Co, GA, Graysville Twp, (need a copy of this)

Children of John Riley LEDFORD and Emaline ROGERS were as follows:

2 i Hugh2 Ledford [2780], born abt. 1853 in GA. !MARRIAGE: There is a marriage between H.M. Ledford and C.J. Falls in Fannin Co, GA, 1 Jan 1873. Book B-145. Not sure if correct person.

3 ii William Marion2 Ledford [2779], born abt. 1855 in GA.

4 iii Alanzo Webb2 Ledford [2778], born abt. 1857 in TN.

5 iv Georgia A.2 Ledford [2777], born abt. 1859 in TN.

6 v Mary J.2 Ledford [3970], born abt. 1862 in TN.

7 vi Eliza H.2 Ledford [3971], born abt. 1865 in IL.

Children of John Riley LEDFORD and Adaline FOUTS were as follows:

8 i Sarah M.2 Ledford [3972], born abt. 1869 in GA.

9 ii Ulyss G.2 Ledford [3973], born abt. 1874.

10 iii Chessie L.2 Ledford [3974], born abt. 1881.


RHa6340857@aol.com WILLIAM OLIVER also known as BILL: he is my brother that has been missing since Sept of 1982 from the Chattsworth area .He owned a body shop on hwy 225 S. and restored old cars.He left 2 daughters that went to foster homes and are grown now. Any info would greatly be of help to the remainder of the family.
Molly I am searching for information on the Patrick GARDNER who is listed with a mining camp in Murray County 1850 federal census. Hewas 30 years old at the time. Are there any relatives out there? Also am searching for information on an Ann and an Amy Gardner, both living with an A. Officer family in the same 1850 census. Does anyone know where they came from, who there parents were, and what happened to them after 1850?
Evelyn Gravitt Looking for anyone connected with Henry and Elizabeth Thomason CAGLE. She was dau. of George W. & Sarah Isom THOMASON. Henry & Elizabeth's children, b. 1842-1860: Sarah Caroline, Rebecca A., Jeptha, George, Amanda, Mary, John. I think this George was my gt-grandfather.
NITAR43@aol.com James N. and Nancy Emily (COMPTON) MONTGOMERY were living Murray Co. when one of their sons was born. James Noah Montgomery was born 18 Sept. 1856 in Murray Co. He married Sarah Caroline SMITHY, 30 Jan. 1879, Murray Co. Would appreciate any information about these families.
Larry M.Williams I have a Wilburn WILLIAMS . b. 1861 married to Margaret.. They lived in Murray county from 1880 to 1950. Wilburn had these children. James Cris b. 1880. John Anderson b 1881 . married to Mary Eliza Faw. Nolia b. 1884, married to Tobe BARKSDALE. Wilburns brothers and sisters were Leander b. 1851. married to Sarah PANKEY. Marion H. b.1854. married to Sarah SWANSON. Maranda b. 1856. Harriette b. 1862 I would appreciate any information anyone may have.. The family live in the Murray county area, Chatsworth, and Ramhurst.
Heather Freeman Looking for a Cindy Bishop who put a Query in about a Harris And Barbara Bramblett and their Daughter Julia who married a John Hawkins. Tried your e-mail but was invalid--if you come back to this site please get in touch with me. I descend from Harris's Brother Colonel Wiley I am trying to find a Cousin from each Family.
rakala@lcc.net Seeking information about the STEPHENS family of Murray County GA. Samuel Broley STEPHENS and his Lillie BINGHAM STEPHENS and family said to have lived there prior to 1899 when son Peter Roy STEPHENS was born. Said to have lived in Eton and Chatsworth. Peter Roy STEPHENS married Arizona BRINKLEY, also said to have been born in Murray Co. in 1905 and lived in Ellijay, Murray Co. at some point. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

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