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1998 Queries
Troup County, Georgia


DATE: May 03, 1998
NAME: Hilda King
EMAIL: hkin@mindspring.com
NOTE: 829 Suwannee Drive Apopka, Fl. 32703
SURNAMES: COBB
QRYTEXT: I am looking for information on my grandparents Lee Roy Cobb and Willie Mae Copeland. He died in 1953 and she in 1963. He owned Cobb's Cafe in the late 1940, this business was located Hwy 27 which is now the BTF auto's parts. He lived most of his life in Troup County I would like any type of information.


DATE: May 05, 1998
NAME: Kim McLean Mayo
EMAIL: WYMAYO@aol.com
NOTE: 5408 Potomac Street Cheyenne, WY 82001
SURNAMES: POST
QRYTEXT: I would like to exchange information with anyone who is researching John POST, b. December 29, 1769; d. aft. July 21, 1855, possibly in Troup Co., GA; m. Mary. Children: Samuel B., b. 1795; Lindsey M., b. 1797; William, b. 1794; Martha, b. 1800; John B., b. 1801; Martin, b. 1803; Rebecca, b. August 25, 1806; Aley Ann, b. October 14, 1808.


DATE: May 06, 1998
NAME: Donald Smith
EMAIL: Smitty229@aol.com
NOTE: Donald H. Smith P. O. Box 1991 Cedartown, GA
SURNAMES: SMITH, Jessee Butler and Roberta Combs
QRYTEXT: I know that they are buried in LaGrange, and they were my Grandparents. Their children included My father James Harold Smith, Henry Hewlett Smith, Joe Smith, J. B. Smith (tax Commissioner Ellis Smith's father), Grover Smith, Ruth Smith, and I don't know what Aunt sisters given name was.


DATE: May 06, 1998
NAME: Donald Smith
EMAIL: Smitty229@aol.com
NOTE: Donald H. Smith P. O. Box 1991 Cedartown, GA 30125-1991
SURNAMES: CARTER, Henry Arthur and Emma (Harrison)
QRYTEXT: I am a Grandson of theirs and I know that Henry Arthur Carter was a farmer in Troup, Heard, Harris and Meriweather Countis. He died in 1950, Emma Carter died in Newnan in 1969. Their children were: Chrystell (my mother), who married my father James Harold Smith, and five years after his death, married Alfred Harry Kellogg, Lizzie Mae, who married Broughton Myhand, Mary hill, who married J. C. Bazemore, Blanche, who married Edwin Diodene, George Henry, who married Myrtle Schaeffer,and Elmer who married Agatha ?


DATE: May 15, 1998
NAME: Gayla Wischer
EMAIL: GWisherGTE.Net
NOTE:
SURNAMES: EDMONDSON OR NORRIS
QRYTEXT: Looking for any imfo on EDMONDSON OR NORRIS living in Troup County. also have some imfo to share . Thanks Gayla


DATE: May 15, 1998
NAME: Renwick Bradley
EMAIL: Renwic@aol.com
NOTE: 1430 North Camden Circle Savannah, Ga. 31406
SURNAMES: RENWICK
QRYTEXT: Dr. Nathan Renwick moved to Troupe Co., Ga in 1837 from Newberry Co., SC and was living there in the 1850 and 1860 census. Where is he buried????


DATE: May 16, 1998
NAME: SARAH BUCK
EMAIL: bucklog@mylink.net
NOTE: 240 N. Harris St Sandersville Ga. 31082
SURNAMES: HOLDER
QRYTEXT: Russell William Holder (1866-1907) married 7-4- 1886 to (1) Ellen D. Williams (1869-1887). married 11-13-1889 (2)Margaret Eugenia Smith (1871-1907).. Russell William Holder was a land surveyor & supposedly was working in Troup Co when he died. Would like to know if he owned property there, cause of death, have been told he was buried at Lanett City Cemetery, any obits regarding his death. Thank you.


DATE: May 16, 1998
NAME: SARAH BUCK
EMAIL: bucklog@mylink.net
NOTE: 240 N. Harris St. Sandersville Ga. 31082
SURNAMES: HOLDER WILLIAMS
QRYTEXT: Russell William Holder (1866-1907) married on July 4, 1886, Ellen D. Williams (1869-1887) from Troup Co. Ellen died about 14 months after they were married & said to have a child. Can't find any record of this.


DATE: May 26, 1998
NAME: Beverley Key
EMAIL: bevkey03@bellsouth.net
NOTE: 5309 Hickory Hill Drive Trussville, AL 35173
SURNAMES: PRATHER-OWENS
QRYTEXT: Mary Polly PRATHER (1808,Laurens Co,SC -1882,Troup Co) married Daniel OWENS(1790-1883,Troup Co.). Children include: Martha, Daniel, Mary Frances(1839-1916), Willis, Hannah, Nancy Priscilla(1845-1923), Joshua(1847-1918), Oncy, and Jesse (1851-1918). I would like to anyone who might know about this family, especially the PRATHER line.


DATE: May 30, 1998
NAME: fred wright
EMAIL: wwfred@atlcom.net
NOTE:
SURNAMES:
QRYTEXT: DAVID WRIGHT married LUCINDA C. PARHAM in Troup Co. 11 Nov 1847. I am trying to find more info on this family.


DATE: Jun 12, 1998
NAME: BURL ABRAHAM
EMAIL: burldabraham@hotmail.com
NOTE: Burl Abraham 17238 S.W. Tawakoni Rd.,RoseHill,Ks.,67133-8079
SURNAMES: ABRAHAM
QRYTEXT: Looking for descendants of Anderson D. Abraham of LaGrange GA. I have much info on the line and previous Abrahams. Previously I posted a Query but gave the wrong address. Thanks Burl


DATE: Jun 17, 1998
NAME: Pat Griggs
EMAIL: PatGrigg
NOTE: 27 Whitetail Rd. Seale, Al. 36875
SURNAMES: GRIGGS
QRYTEXT: Ggf Richard GRIGGS was son of William GRIGGS (Bill). 1 known brother, Robert who died in Al. Richard born in 1871. Came to Russell Co around 1885. Who was his Mother and which William Griggs did he belong to? I have a tremendous collectio of info on Griggs from 1700's.Would love to share or swap info. Thanks Pat Griggs


DATE: Jun 18, 1998
NAME: Tony Lowe
EMAIL: tblst5@+pitt.edu
NOTE: 3400 Daniel Lane #303 Monroeville, Pa 15146
SURNAMES: Lowe, Lakes, Hardy, Boddie, Hammett,Tigner, Jones
QRYTEXT: My great great father, John LAKES, Sr., was born around 1873 in Georgia. He married Nettie BURKS of Meriweather County in 1891. The had many children namely: James, John,Jr., Gilbert,Sr., Sylvester, Roosvelt, Grady, Betha, & Minne. The lived in the Mountville area. I am trying to find out the parents of John, Sr. The family is found in the 1900, 1910, & 1920 census. However, I am not able to find in Lakes in the county prior to the 1900 census. Your help would be greatl appreciated.


DATE: Jun 18, 1998
NAME: Tony Lowe
EMAIL: tblst5@+pitt.edu
NOTE: 3400 Daniel Lane #303 Monroeville, PA 15146
SURNAMES: LOWE, LAKES, HAMMETT, JORDAN
QRYTEXT: My great great grand father, Handy HAMMETT,was born in Georgia around 1855. He was reported mulatto and his mother was white. He married Carrie Hammett in Troup County in 1873. This union a number of children were born: Jimmell, Lula, John, & others. In the 1880 census, he is found married to his wife with children. However, in the 1870 census he is found listed as Handy JORDAN. The head of the house hold was Long Jordan. I am tryping to find out where did the name Jordan come from in connection with the family. Also, recently I found out that Dr. John Jordan (a black doctor who practiced in Hogansville around the turn of the century) was his cousion or nephew.


DATE: Jun 20, 1998
NAME: Jane Watson Belcher
EMAIL: jbelcher@n- jcenter.com
NOTE: BELCHER, ABNER
SURNAMES: BELCHER, ELIJAH CLARK
QRYTEXT: ABNER AND ELIJAH CLARK BELCHER believed to be brothers. Another brother/father may be Obediah. Can anyone document this?


DATE: Jun 22, 1998
NAME: Bain Proctor
EMAIL: wbproc@mindspring.com
NOTE: PO Box 785 Experiment, Ga. 30212
SURNAMES: Sara Ann Lanier, b. Dec. 19, 1852, d. May 7, 1904
QRYTEXT: Am looking for grave site of Sara Ann Lanier. Note I have says she is buried in Lagrange, Troup County, Ga.


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