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John Conelas HILTON (HELTON) b. 3-11-1818, d. 12-12-1891 married Nov. 9. 1840 to Susan Elizabeth THOMPSON, both are buried @ Rehobeth Church in Randolph Co. Ga. Need parents and birth places. They had 14 children, all born in Randolph Co. Ga., according to census records. Have info on most descendants, will share.

Submitted by Flo Young


Looking for information on Jacob "Jake" JOHNSON b. 1/6/1808 d. 6/8/1884 m. Elizabeth BRASWELL and Precilla BRASWELL. Need the parents of Jacob "Jake" JOHNSON.

Submitted by Edwin Bellflower

HOWARD (04/22/98)

I am looking for any information anyone may have on a Washington HOWARD, Catherine HOWARD, or any of their children. I show a Ulysses (Captain) HOWARD was born to these two in 1895. I am not 100% sure of this date but it is what appears on his death certificate. Any kind of connection would be deeply appreciated.

Submitted by Travis Franklin

MIZELL / PEAVY / PEVY (04/24/98)

Joseph b GA m Nancy MIZELL b GA, daughter of Luke MIZELL b NC d 1827 Screven Co GA. Joseph registered his brand "NP" in 1806 in Screven Co GA. Joseph and Nancy granted their children, Luke Mizell PEAVY and Isaac PEAVY, land in Wilkinson Co GA (which was recorded in Screven Co GA in 1808). Joseph and Nancy's sons Luke [Mizell] PEAVY and Guilford PEAVY (b c 1800 d > Jun 1882) inherited land that had belonged to their grandfather Luke MIZELL which Guilford PEAVY sold in 1837 and Luke [Mizell] PEAVY sold in 1850.

Randolph Co GA Census of 1850: Luke PEVY, 40 (b c 1810), a wheelwright, his wife Elizabeth 30 (b c 1820), their daughter F. C. 11 (b c 1839) and their three sons, William I(or J) 9 (b c 1841), Mikager (Micajah?) 7 (b c 1843) and H. W. 1 (b c 1849).

Randolph Co GA Census of 1860 (p102/676 694 694): Luke PEAVY 55 (1805) Farmer b GA, Adeline 28 (1832), Nancy C. 20 (1840), William J. 16 (1844) Farm hand, Michael 15 (1845), Henry 9 (1851), David 7 (1853), Rhoda 4 (1856), Martha A. 6 months (1859-1860)

Randolph Co GA burials include (among many later PEAVYs):

  • James PEAVY b 3 Jan 1843 d 10 Nov 1922
  • Henry W. PEAVY b 4 Mar 1849 d 4 Jan 1917, and
  • D. F. PEAVY b 16 Apr 1853 d 22 Aug 1915

Submitted by Bob Peavy


I am looking for information on Hester Ann ELLERBEE who married John MALLORY (MALLERY). She died between 1835 and 1840 in Chatham County, GA. Her children were John MALLORY and George MALLORY. I have reason to believe her family originated in Randolph County, GA.

Submitted by Sheila Quinn

CALLAWAY (04/24/98)

I'm looking for information about Morgan CALLAWAY who was born in 1931 in Washington County but lived in Randolph County in 1960. I could not find census information about him at the NARA Southeast Division.

Submitted by Wil Davenport

MIZELL / PEAVY / PEVY (04/26/98)

Looking for any information on the following names
 Belflower Elijah 37 M GA Susan 29 F NC Mary Morris 49 F NC 

Got the names on an 1860 census

Submitted by Edwin Bellflower


Need mother of William Benjamin DIXSON b. 1842 in Stewart Co., GA; son of Sam DICKSON b. 1794 Duplin Co., NC.

Was she a MAINOR? Was her name Mary Elizabeth? They lived next to Benjamin MAINOR in Stewart Co., and while living in Cuthbert, GA, Will was Admin. of the estate of a William MAINOR.

Any help appreciated.
Also: What has happened to Vol. Two??

Submitted by Beverly Shuler


An "aunt", Anne THOMPSON, was in the 1880 Census of Cuthbert, living with William B. DIXSON and his family. Who was she and how was she kin?

She may have been W.B.'s aunt. He was b. 1842, d. 1882.

If my grandmother, Lena's, aunt, my gm was b. 1866, d. 1936. Her mother was Ann Eliza JOHNSTON.

Submitted by Beverly Shuler

LINDSEY / WALKER (05/04/98)

William Albert LINDSEY was born in Cuthbert Co, GA on April 10, 1862. He married Sarah Elizabeth WALKER of Thomas Co., GA in 1881. I am looking for any info on the ancesters/siblings of these relatives.

Submitted by Bill Dwyer

MARTIN / WALLER (05/04/98)

I am searching for a Sarah Jane MARTIN. She was b. 1841 in AL, but came back with family to Randolph Co., GA. I located the marriage record in this county. She was married to James S. WALLER on Dec 31, 1857.

I have found what looks like an "S. J. MARTIN" within the family of G. W. MARTIN (found in the 1850 and 1860 Randolph Co., GA census).

Is Sarah Jane familiar to you? I checked all the MARTIN families within Randolph and Crawford Co. (where he lived).

Thank you for your assistance in this.

Submitted by Larry Harrison

RAMSEY (05/06/98)

RAMSEY, William? father of Richard A. RAMSEY born in 1838 in Randolph County Ga. Possible siblings are John Sanford RAMSEY, Evalina RAMSEY, James RAMSEY, Dock RAMSEY. If you are decendant or know of one please contact me.

Submitted by Roselyn Shiver


Would like to contact the descendants of: Henry Arby ETHRIDGE (1846, Randolph Co, GA - 1927 Henry Co, AL).
He married Canzaidie C BODIFORD (1850 AL - 1925 Henry Co, AL ) .Their children, all born in HENRY CO, AL:
  1. Oscar W ETHRIDGE (1870 - 1936 Henry Co, AL) m /1 Gertrude PARISH m/2 Mary L (____)
  2. Lizzie C ETHRIDGE (Sep 1872 - ????) m Joe SAUNDERS.
  3. Leonard L ETHRIDGE (Aug 1874 - ????) m Clifford Rebbecca (____).
  4. Noah Hamilton ETHRIDGE (Apr 1876 - ????) m Angie DUNBAR.
  5. Henry W ETHRIDGE (Feb 1878 - Jun 1905 Henry Co, AL) m Lucy Jane HARWICK - HARDWICK
  6. Lucy ETHRIDGE (Feb 1880 - Sep 1966) m John MIMS
  7. Cora Mae ETHRIDGE (1882 - 1918 ????) m Leslie MORGAN.
  8. Adnie ETHRIDGE (Aug 1884 - 1973 ????) m F J THOMAS.
  9. Annie ETHRIDGE (Jun 1887 -Jun 1955 ????) m Moody MULKEY.
  10. James Laurence ETHRIDGE (Jun 1889 - May 1955) m Addie ARMSTRONG
  11. George Paul ETHRIDGE (Sep 1894 - May 1971 ????) m Willie BLACKSHEAR.

Submitted by Bowman A. Price

REEVES (05/10/98)

REEVES, Burrell b. circa 1798. First found in 1870 Quitman Co. GA census but have also linked him to Stewart and Randolph Counties. Had at least one son with same name (Burrell) b. circa 1849. Need any information available.

Submitted by J. Reeves

HUFF / RABON (05/22/98)

I am looking for the descendants of Harrison HUFF who is listed in the 1850 census of Randolph, County. Particularly Franklin, Frances, Mathew or (Martha). Martha HUFF married Washington RABON in Randolph County in 1856.

Submitted by Caroline Burson Rabon

DAVID / ROGERS (05/22/98)

Looking for info on the DAVID (1850-1900) family of Randolph County. My gggrandparents were Charles ROGERS and Henrietta Rebecca DAVID ROGERS. Her parents were I.H. and Ellen DAVID. I know she had a brother named John DAVID that became guardian of their children when they died. In old letters Isaac and Marvin were mentioned. Any info about this family would be greatly appreciated.

Submitted by Lynne Brown

ELEY / RAMAGE (05/22/98)

I'm looking for information on the ELEY family, in particular Mary A. Norris ELEY born about 1825 in Randolph Co. Ga. died after May 1893. Married Joseph C. RAMAGE Sept 8th 1846 in Randolph Co.

Submitted by Louis G. Stiles


JENKINS family of Edison, Ga. William Leroy JENKINS m. Margarete Anne LYLE. William Leroy's father, Leroy was born in 1807 and lived most of his life in the seventh district of Randolph County Georgia. Leroy JENKINS died in 1851 in Randolph County, Georgia. Leroy JENKINS married Mary GRIER (b 1812 d 1888, buried in Randolph County). Mary GRIER JENKINS bore at least seven children, including my great grandfather, William Leroy JENKINS. Leroy's son, Dr. Charles James JENKINS, practiced medicine in Edison, Ga. He married Mamie WATKINS. She bore five children, Ralph WATKINS JENKINS, Madge WATKINS JENKINS, Oliver WATKINS JENKINS (my father), Jamie WATKINS JENKINS and Charlie WATKINS JENKINS. My grandmother said they were just as much her children as they were Dr JENKINS'. I need proof of the parentage of Leroy JENKINS and leads on the parentage of his wife, Mary GRIER JENKINS.

Submitted by Oliver Watkins Jenkins, Jr


A. W. (Avient, Avaint) & Dorinda COTTON, Indians born in GA, moved to AL after Indian removal app. 1838. (Unknown) MARTIN from GA married Nancy J. COTTON in Dale Co. AL app. 1870. Parents of Minnie & George BRAY, who was adopted by J. J. & Matilda SHIELDS in Coffee Co. AL.

Submitted by Mike Strickland


I am searching for information on Silas MOSELY b: 12 Nov. 1795 in Ga. D: 26 Jan. 1862 in Kemper Co. Ms. m/Doritha "Dolly" HUNT. @1800-1816. Their daughter Lucinda b:16 Dec.1834 in Ga. One son Robert W. MOSELY b:Sept 22,1842 in Cuthbert Ga. d: 20 July 1927 in Meridian,Lauderdale Co. Ms.

Can any one look up marriage of Silas & Doratha? Lucinda is my g grand mother. She married William Norman WILLIAMS 04 July 1852 Ala. or Ga.

Silas also had the following children: William E. b: 26 Oct. 1817 m/Lydia MOSELY, Lewis E. MOSELY @1828 m/Sarah, Isaiah Green ,b:@1830 Louisa Jane b:1838 m/Searcy, Wiley W. b:@1839. Robert W. married Nannie Clay. both died in Meridian. Lucinda also died in Lauderdale Co. Ms.

Submitted by Bobbye Davis

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