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Brandi Fields Jessie
Fields is an ancestor of mine through my father's side of the family. I
read the articles from the Blairsville Herald (1902 edition) on the "
Our Southern AKINS" home page. I am hoping that someone can give me
more info on Jessie's parents so that I can trace the family back even
further. I know that they are from Ireland and that Jessie was born in
Pendleton District (now Pickens, Co) SC on June 12, 1812. Anything on
family would be helpful. Thanks!
Jamie Crump Brandi, Have you talked with a lady named Patty Davis
Everett? She lives in Blairsville and is a Fields descendant. I worked
with her on the Union County Heritage book and she seemed to have a lot
of info on the Fields line. I don't have contact info for her at the
but my folks are still in Blairsville so I could get it for you if you
haven't talked with her already.
B CANTRELL listed on the 1850 census, household# 1059. According to
records, Thomas had a son Thomas Bryant Cantrell born Jan 14, 1846.
this son is not shown on the census record. Also, I notice in marriage
records Thomas married an 18 yr old Eliza L CHASTAIN Oct 24 1849. Was
elder Thomas md before? Can anyone explain this? Who is the mother of
younger Thomas Bryant Cantrell? My family history indicates he was born
to locate information on the family of James Herrin BARNES, who was in
Union Co. census in 1850. Any information would be appreciated.
to solve a puzzle, such as (1) was Eliz. THOMPSON b abt 1827 NC d/o
LONG and ULY CANSLER LONG ? she is living with the couple in 1850 Unoin
Co. GA (2) where was Eliz. THOMPSON in 1860? (3) where is Eliz.'s son
M. in 1870 ? (She was in Fannin Co. (4) Samuel STANLEY md. 1865
THOMPSON, was she the woman in 1870 Fannin Co. called "Lydda"
in HH Samuel STANLEY? (5) Eliz. LONG THOMPSON, did she remarry John
and if so where is she in 1880? (6) James M. THOMPSON was said to marry
either Sarah LEATHERWOOD or Sarah SHELTON, I did find a James THOMPSON
marraige in one of the surround. counties to Sarah SHELTON, but can not
be sure he is the right one, as he was barely out of his teens then
young to be married). Also, found Jimmie THOMPSON md. 1861 Sarah McCAY,
also very young if this is him, as he was born @1848. (7) Louada Ann
hh in 1870, next to mom, were the children hers? or her mom's? Louada
md. 1871 Columbus FORTNER (possible of Polk Co TN) where did they move
too? I have alot of unsolved pieces of this puzzle, been working on it
for years and believe someone out there knows my family, or some of
people. Please help if you have data.
information on parents and siblings of Oliver C. POWELL and his wife
(McCRARY) POWELL. They were living in Union Co., Georgia at the time of
the 1850 census. Oliver and Eliza were married in Forsyth Co., Georgia
in 1847, later moving to Bartow County, Georgia. Their children were:
Ann, Mary E., Martha A., and Georgia Ann Powell. After Oliver's death,
Eliza married Jeremiah REAGAN in Bartow County (1870). Thanks for any
Seeking DUFF families who moved from Washington Co.VA to Union Co. GA
M. DAVENPORT & MILLIE A. HOLDEN were in Union County, GA. or
counties sometime after 1875 when they were married in Clay County, NC.
They are the parents of my great grandmother LASSIE JANE DAVENPORT
was born in 1884. ANY INFO on DAVID or MILLIE would be greatly
Catherine I am
for any information on the family of William SELF married to Rachel.
maiden name is not known. Their children are Emanuel, Mary, Minervia,
(Emma married Thomas M. McCOY) Laura, Louise and Nora Self. Emma Self
and Thomas M. McCoy children were John Gordon, William Garney, Laura
and Dora McCoy. John Gordon married Kathry DOOLEY. Any help would be
I am seeking information about my grandparents Lewis and Lizzie
They lived in Union Co. Ga in early 1900's with Lizzie's death in 1970.
According to Census info for the year of 1920 Lewis was 38 years of age
and Lizzie was 36. I am interested in finding more information about
especially the HOLLOWAY family. When did they marry? Who were the
of Lewis and Lizzie? What was Lizzie's maiden name? When did the
family come to the Union Co Georgia area? Lewis was born around 1881
Lizzie around 1883. Their children were Addie, Clifford, Fannie,
Vinie, Clyde, Lloyd, Lewis, Jr. and I may have missed one here or
Any information will be great.
McCARTER was known to have settled in Blairsville, Georgia. His
Minnie married Jesse TOW. There has been a reunion planned for the
of John and Sarah Huskey McCarter for April or May 2003 at the Mintia
Stinnett farm in Sevier County, TN. Their children were William H.
Cyrus, West, Newt, Walter, Lecretia, Hettie, Myrtie, Rosa, Mintia and
and Sarah McCarter born and died in Sevier. Co. Tn. So help is needed
round up every one. Thanks.
Jeanie Broome Johnson.
Is Paul ARMOUR/ARMON/ARMER found in Union Co, GA Coosa after 1890? I
he was there as Paul ARMON, wife Sarah, in 1880. He had three children,
Howard, Nellie and Mellie and I am trying to find their place of birth
as well as approximate years of birth.
for information on the RHODES family. Wesley Rhodes, br. 1822 in North
Carolina, died aft. 1880 in Union County. Ga. Colombus Rhodes, br 1852
Union County Ga, moved to Missouri in 1900s. The ODOMs and Rhodes are
I noticed in the marriage section on the Union County web page that you
have a STREGEL, John J. Married on Jan 24 1836 to a Jane Ann LOPER. I
wondering if that was a misprint? My GGGGrandfather John Jones STARGEL
(not Stregel) was married to a Jane Ann. My records show her last name
as DEFORE and not Loper but I am not sure if Defore is correct. I do
have any parents for her. John J.Stargel lived his life in Lumpkin
GA., a county formed from Union County. I am also looking for the
site of William Cicero Stargel, son of John Jones and Jane Ann Stargel.
Looking for any information for my gggrandfather, Benjamin Watson JONES
of Union County, Blairsville, Georgia. He was born about 1825 in North
Carolina. Married Sofronia PLESS in Union County, Georgia and his son
born there. His son was my ggrandfather. His name was Cotter L. Jones.
Married to Melvina Tanner Jones. Their children were Frank, Llwellyn,
Mary Miranda, Verbie,and Gordon (my grandfather). I would like to hear
from anyone in Union County that can help put these Joneses in their
place in history. If you are related to the same Jones clan, please
me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I am more than happy to share what I have on
Cotter L. Jones. Thank you in advance.
James D. Queen.
I am researching the Queen roots of Union County GA. James Queen is my
gggrandfather--he is the son of James C. Queen of Union County, GA. He
married Stancy Fox in Blairsville Ga in Aug 1855, and they had 4
James W. Queen, b. abt 1855 Union County, GA. ;Alferd Queen, b. abt
Union County, GA. ;Charley Queen, b. abt 1873 Union County, GA. ; Julia
Queen b. abt 1876 Union County, GA. I am unable to find any Census
of this family. I do find in the 1880 Census that Stacy Fox is living
her brother, John Fox. Any info on James Queen would be apperciated as
in burial or death records or Census. Thank you in advance.
I am looking for info on the parents of Joseph Ensley PARKS. Joseph was
born in Union County on 1-18-1830 and was married to Alice Lucinda
I am seeking information on the WILLIAM HUNSUCKER THOMAS and NANCY
family. WILLIAM "Billy" and Nancy WILLIS Thomas moved to UNION
CO. GA. about 1853 from YANCEY COUNTY, NC. They are both buried at MT.
OLIVET church cemetery in UNION COUNTY, GA. along with some of their
I have many "gaps" in my family tree in this family of UNION
COUNTY, GA. I would like to share family info. My great-grandfather is
their son WILLIAM JASPER THOMAS who married CHARITY LOUISA SELF,
of ROBERT SELF AND MARTHA JANE COOK and moved to HALL CO. GA.in the
1800. I appreciate any information on any of the descendents of these
Can anyone tell me who the James TOMPSON age 25 and Sarah age 17 were
1860 Union Co. GA census? I have been trying to locate James Thompson
12 on the census. He md. a Sarah M. SHELTON in 1871. It would be 'far
to think that this couple could be them, they were age 12 and 6 in
but I have reasons to believe she was not living with her parents in
and I know for a fact he was not. His father may have been dead, and
mother was living as HH in Fannin Co. GA. Is there anyone who can help
identify this couple? Thank you in advance.
I am the great great granddaughter of Lucinda RICKETTS from Union
Georgia. She married my gggrandfather 1n 1860 in Union County.
father and mother were William and Elizabeth Ricketts. From my
he fought in the Civil War. If you have any information on any of these
people I sure would appreciate if you could let me know. I am also
to find any photos also. Lucinda married John P (Jackie) EUSTICE and
moved and settled in the Soddy Daisy area of Tenn. Hamilton County.
you for your help.
W. Palmer. MY GGGRANDFATHER WAS AJ PALMER. I BELIVE HIS FULL NAME
ANDREW JACKSON PALMER. I FOUND IN THE 1880 UNION CO. CENSUS THAT HE WAS
65 BORN IN TENN (MAY 1815) AND DIED IN 1896. I ALSO FOUND IN THE 1860
AN AJ FARMER; HIS AGE WAS 20 YEARS YOUNGER. HIS WIFE WAS ALSO NAMED
(SANDLIN) AND ALL HIS CHILDREN HAD THE SAME NAME AND WERE ALL 20 YEARS
YOUNGER. SO EITHER THE CENSUS PEOPLE MISUNDERSTOOD HIS LAST NAME OR
THAY CHANGED IT FROM FARMER TO PALMER ? WE HAVE ALWAYS SPELLED OUR NAME
PALMER BUT WE PRONOUNCED IT PARMER SOUNDS ALOT LIKE FARMER. MY
AND HIS WIFE ARE BOTH BURIED AT ZION BAPTIST CHURCH IN SUCHES GA. I
SOMEHOW LIKE TO FIND OUT WHEN HE MOVED TO THE SUCHES AREA. ANY INFO
I HAVE A PARKS FAMILY IN UNION CO,GA. TWO PEOPLE I'M LOOKING FOR ARE
A. PARKS BORN 1836 IN UNION AND CLARY LUCINDA PARKS BORN 1851 IN UNION.
MARTHA WAS FOUND ON THE 1850 CENSUS OF UNION #51 PARKS, JOHN 30 HEAD
47 (JOHNS MOTHER) MARTHA 14 (JOHNS DAUGHTER) (JOHNS BROTHERS AND
JOSEPH 18 CHARLES 17 BETSEY 14 FRANCES 13 BENJAMIN 28
I CAN'T LOCATE CLARY LUCINDA (CLARA,CLARISSA,LUCINDA, LUCIE,LUCY)
OR ANYTHING ELSE. COULD YOUR JOSEPH BE THE JOSEPH LISTED AS 18? I HAVE
STORIES IN MY FAMILY AND HAVE TALKED TO ANOTHER PERSON, WHO CONFIRMED,
THAT THERE IS CHEROKEE BLOOD IN THIS LINE. WE SEEM TO ALL AGREE THAT IT
WAS FROM JOHNS WIFE. ALL MY PARKS ALL SEEM TO GO BACK CHEROKEE COUNTRY.
HERE IS SOME INFO I THINK YOU NEED. A BIBLE RECORD.
Benjamin Parks, Sr. born March 25, 1746 left this Birth Record of
family. The pages are titled "Family Register". The Bible belongs
to Lois Humiston of Mancos, Colorado. Her niece, Charlotte Baxstrom,
of Mancos, CO, indicated that the Bible was passed down from Benjamin
Flemmon, to Joseph E. Parks, to Emma (daughter of Joseph E.), and
to Lois (daughter of Emma). She indicated that it was very old and
were pages missing. She could find no date. However, from a fly leaf of
the New Testament section of the Bible, there was enough information
with the help of the American Bible Society in New York, they indicated
it was printed and published by Henry C. Sleight: New York in 1828.
was 11 years before Benjamin died.
James Parks was born March 15, 1775 Mary Parks was born April 21,
1777 Linsfield Parks was born September 10,1780 John Parks was born
4, 1782 Anna Parks was born May 15, 1784 Susan Parks was born May 18,
Flemmon Parks was born October 24, 1788 Patsey Parks was born May 2,
Mira Parks was born July 6, 1795 There is a torn corner here with only
thing visible of the entry is "nuary" Benjamin Parks was born
October 27, 1802 Rachel Parks was born November 12, 1807 Joseph
was born April 23,1811 Ensley B. Anderson was born January 12, 1813
A. Anderson was born April 2, 1815 John the son of Benjamin Parks was
February 9, 1826 Marion Parks was born October 28, 1827 Aziel Clifton
born August 16, 1830 Sally Parks was born December 19, 1805 Nancy
was born February 5, 1826 Washington was born 7 April 1829 Eliza Parks
daughter of Flemmon was born September 26, 1816 Mary was born September
30, 1818 John was born June 22 1820 Benjamin was born 10 February 1822
the top right corner is torn with only a partial entry of" was____11th,
18" William was born July 26, 1825 Flemon was born September 25, 1827
(There is a change in the size of writing but appears to be the same)
Ensley Parks was born January 18, 1830 Charles was born November 7,
Betsey Jane was born October 20, 1835 Francis Arminda Parks was born
4, 1835 Anna Jane McCollum was born December 28 1834 Polly McCollum was
born December 28. 1836 Daniel McCollum was born April 28 1840 James
was born January 8, 1841 Eliza Carolin McCollum was born April 19, 1843
Charles Parks was born November 7, 1832 Betty Jane was born Oct. 20,
Patsey Anderson was born June 5 1836.
would like to know where the following entry can be found on the Web:
THOMPSON, Earl Elgin; 81; Union Co GA; Asheville C-T (NC);
wrabb And can you tell me what the last part refers to...."Asheville
C-T (NC); 2000-5-31; wrabb"?
Alice Corn Miles. I am looking for information on the
daughters of Mary Elizabeth CONLEY CORN and Jasper Newton Corn. Jasper
died during the Civil War and Mary Elizabeth had the two girls in the
1880 census. Mary died probably in 1899. I have her pension papers. I
am looking for information on her two daughters:
Sarah J. Corn, b. abt 1860
Emily A. Corn, b. abt 1862.
Any help would be appreciated. Thank
Ledford. I am attempting to get a
link on my gggrandfather, Phillip SAMPSON. The best I can currently do
is to link him back to Union or Fannin Counties, Georgia. I wish
to get a link to someone who has good information on the Sampsons in
that area. Your help would be appreciated.
Greg Land. It appears thru some
research on my part that the LAND Family migrated from their original
settlement area of Virginia in the mid to late 1600's to Haywood County
North Carolina and then directly across the NC/Tenn. border to Blount
County Tenn. From that point many of the Land Family members came into
Union County Georgia and then into Gilmer County and finally settled in
today's present Cherokee County Georgia. Do you have any information regarding any
Land people in the Union County area from approx. 1700 to 1858? Any
information will be greatly appreciated...
Davenport Wright. I need
info on Thomas C. DAVENPORT who might have migrated to Union County
from Wayne County, KY. He was born in KY in 1823. He may have come with
Claiborne or Osborn Davenport in the early 1800's. Hope you can help.
Williamson Duckworth - B. 1821 at Buncombe Co., NC, D.
2/1891, Union Co., GA......Wife: Mary Williamson, B. 1803,
Buncombe Co., NC, D. Union Co., GA 1885 - M. 1820, Buncombe Co.,
NC - Need proof he was the son of Charles Williamson, 1754, VA Rev.
Soldier. We need proof
that David Duckworth was married to Mary Williamson in Buncombe Co., NC
- Mary was the daughter of Charles Williamson. Also, proof that John Williamson Duckworth is the
son of David Duckwoth. Your help is most appreciated.
Ruby Beck. I hope you can
tell me who the father of Joseph Lafayette BECK was. He was born Aug 10 1820 inRowan Co NC. On 1850
Census of Union Co Ga along with his Mother Sarah born 1792 in Cherokee
NC. He had bros John, Tilman and Henry A. He was on 1860 census of Towns Co
also 1870 and 1880. He married Sarah ? in Towns Co. I am descended from his
son Hiter Beck that married Maggie CLARK. Thank you for any help .
Jim Young. I am trying
to locate the graves of David Young born 1807 and died in Union County
Georgia in 1896 he was married to Rachel Lingerfelt and Jane Anderson
it is belived they are buried in Union County near Blairsville.
Gene Turman. Seeking
information on Nancy Turman, born 1792 in Va. was in 1860 census in
Union Co. Ga with brother in law family (Archibald McCoy ) maiden name
unknown her sons -Gideon born 1822 Manuel born 1828( my G greatfather
)desire place & date of death also name, place
& date of death of husband, not sure of his first name.
Townsend. I am seeking information
on the decendants of my great Uncle Ben TOWNSEND (TOWNSON) he and his
wife Dora lived on the North Carolina, Georgia Border near Hayesville,
NC. Part of his property was in NC and part in Georgia. He had two
sons, John H. and Jack and a daughter Edith. John was in the second
World War. Ben and Dora are buried at the Union Hill Church Cemetery in
Clay County. NC. I would like to find someone who can place me in touch with any living member of the family.
Melinda. "BLALOCK AND
RELATED FAMILIES : PIONEERS IN
VIRGINIA, THE CAROLINAS, GEORGIA, ALABAMA, AND TEXAS"
I am searching for a copy of the above-referenced book. I know it
was privately published as
several "distant cousins" have a copy of it. DO YOU
HAVE ANY IDEA HOW I CAN OBTAIN A COPY?
I have attempted to contact the
author, Delton Blalock by phone with no success. I am a Blalock family member. Thanks.
Ginny Garrett. I am
searching for any info on a Major or Richard Garrett. He is on the 1850
or 60 census. Are they one and the same person? I can't find either one
after 1860. Could you help me out?
Susan Gross. I
understand that my ggggrandfather, James GROSS, may have moved to
Fannin County, GA which was originally part of Union Co.in about 1844. They lived
4 mi, above Morgantown on the Hiwassee River. Can anyone help me
obtain information in him or
his family? He had about 7 of 11 children that were born in GA
from 1847-1866. James T. b.
6 Apr 1847, Thaddeus b. 20 Nov 1849, William Asbury b. 24 Apr
1853, Manning (Mannin) b. 1 Jun 1855, Polly Lovada b. 5 Sep 1857, Clayton b. 4 Apr
1861, Clinton b. 28 Sep 1863. I'd like any verification or
information of their births,
owning land, school records etc. I live in KS so it's not likely I'll be
able to get to GA anytime soon so I'd appreciate any help in obtaining
info. I've about reached the end
of what I can find in the internet.
Garrett. I am searching
for any information I can
find on Richard GARRETT, son of Joseph and Sarah (STROUD)
Garrett. He married
Caroline Castor LONG. He was living in Union at the time he md. but I
have never been able to find anything
on the marriage information. I believe his middle name was Major. He
was supposed to have been a well known athlete. He was known as a fast
runner. He and Caroline are in the 1850 census of Union. And in the
1860 census of Fannin. His
children were Sarah, Martha and Peter. He died young and I think
Caroline remarried, but don't
know to whom. Thank you.
Vick. I was trying
to find out about Robert Self abt 1610 and if anyone knew who might
have been the father of my mother and her sisters. My grandmother's
name is Mary "Emaline" Souther. Her daughters are Donnie, Bonnie and my
mother named Dezma Souther. My mother never knew who her dad was. And I
never heard anyone say who he was. I need help.
Becky Akin. I'm
looking for anything about the BRACKETTS AKINS
HUNT ANDERSON line. My ggrandfather was Joseph Lane Akins married Nancy
Cansada Brackett. His parents were James and Martha (Anderson)
Akins. Her parents were David and Elizabeth (Hunt) Brackett. James was
killed the Civil War and is buried in Richmond but I have no
information about the others. My ggrandparents had 11
children, the first 4 were borned in Georgia and the rest
were borned in Texas. They settled in Fannin Co. Texas, Joe
& Nancy plus is son my grandfather Jim and his wife
Callie two children and her parents are all buried in the Leonard
cemetery, Leonard TX. If you have any infor about any of the families
please send it to me I will appreciate greatly.
Chappel. Can anyone help me? I am
trying to find out if my ancestors are Cherokee Indian. I am trying to
follow up on my great grand mother Florence Ellen Dockery who was born
in Union County, GA in 1874. I started off
by contacting Mariia Keasler in Cherokee County, NC where my
grandfather was born and she provided the following information: Marilia
did find the birth certificate
on my grandfather, Mose Chappel in Cherokee County NC. He was born in
Cherokee County on April 13, 1909. My great grandfather was William
Henry Chappel, born in Yatkin (which I believe is actually Yadkin), NC
in 1879. My great grandmother was Florence Ellen Dockery, born in Union
County, GA in 1874. There are no other records there; however, with
this information I should be able to trace my family through Yatkin
(Yadkin), NC and Union County, GA. Union Countywhich is located in
Blairsville, Georgia. We looked for a marriage certificate for
William and Florence, but were unsuccessful due to not knowing the date
of marriage. They may have also been married in another county or
state. I talked to the woman at the Yadkin County, North Carolina
Register of Deeds ( 336) 679-4225 on 7/11/08. She told me that they
only started keeping birth records in 1913. She looked in the
birth and the marriage index records they have and found the following
in the marriage records: William Chappel & Elizabeth Gross
were married in Yadkin County on November 2, 1854. They could be William Henry Chappel ( my
great grandfather) s parents. The timing would be correct.
Doris. In 1837, what
information did anyone have to give to get married if they were
seventeen years of age?
(Note: Please cc Webmaster
on this one. I'd like to know, too)
Gene Turman. Searching for
information Clia (Celia) TURMAN McCOY born NC 1812 listed in
Union Co. census 1860 in Archibald McCoy houshold (her husbsnd).
Her Mother Nancy Turman ( born
VA 1792 ) also in McCoy household. Information on Nancy's
maiden name, date & place of death sought. Any information on
William Turman, believed to be from NC (Nancy's
husband)--seeking William's date & place of birth, date & place
of death & burial. William was my gggrandfather.
Doris. Do you have any
information on John MARTIN of Union Co Ga? In 1837 he signed
marriage license for Thomas CROW. There were several John
Martins in the area. Some were in Murray Co Ga also.
Farmer. BERRY and YOANCE (or
YOUNCE, or YONCE) I
wonder if you can help me find the two people mentioned here?
They were born c. 1937 and 1935, respectively, and attended school in
Blairsville, GA, or at least, that is where they lived on or about 1957-58. If you could provide the
names of grade and high schools in existence from 1944 -1958, and
place where I might
have access to the school year books for that time, it would really be
appreciated. It is thought
that Flora finished the 11th grade, and Roy quit school in the 9th
grade. Any help in find them or parents/siblings, would be greatly
appreciated. Thank you for your help.
Gene Turman. Seeking
information on Celia Turman McCOY born 1812 in NC- Listed in 1860
census in Union Co GA in Archibald McCoy household with her Mother
Nancy Turman ( born 1792 VA ) My ggrandfather Emanuel Turman (born
1828 in Tenn. died 6-5-1871 Tx ) was son of William & Nancy
Turman. Emanuel came to Texas 1850 ies with nephews Neil &
William McCoy and William Turman III. Seeking date & place of death
of Nancy & Celia also maiden name of Nancy. William Sr place &
date of death not verified we think he died about 1829. Thanks for any
Janette Beard Maddux. Can you please help me find information
on my James A. Beard/Bierd/Baird family in Union Co., GA?
I would greatly appreciate your help. I'm looking for a
Will, Probate, Estate Records, Deeds - anything I can find on this
James A. Beard b. about 1780 in SC
Susan (Barton) Beard (wife)
Lewis Barton Beard b. 1824 in SC m.
Martha Gurley lived in Union Co. and Cherokee Co. d. Civil War
James A. Beard, Jr. b. abt 1815 in
SC later, Baptist Minister in 1850 in Gilmer Co., GA
William E. Beard b. abt 1812 in SC m.
Easter/Esther V. ? lived in Union Co.; then Lumpkin Co., GA
Isaac Beard b. abt 1800-05 in SC m.
Frances Cox lived in Hall Co; then Union Co.;, then Lumpkin Co., GA
Margaret Beard b. abt 1804 in SC m.
Lewis Gaddis lived in Union Co. and Lumpkin Co., GA
Possibly other children
Larry Foster. I would
like to correspond with any descendants of Isaac or William P. FOSTER
who came to Towns County from North Carolina and then moved into Union
Do you know of any way or anywhere I can find record of people that
came to Union County with Drury Logan and where he came from? He
was not in 1834 census but was in the 1840. I am still trying to
find which Logan family my Elizabeth Logan is from. She married
Thomas Crow in Union Co in 1837. Thank you.
. "Trying to
locate parents and siblings of Rosa Arminda Hix Self and Robert Ezekiel
Self, Union County, Georgia. Also birth and death dates for both."
. Who was the Father of William Cook born 1785; married
Susannah Hill in Rutherford County NC; in Raburn -Habersham County GA
by 1820; in Union County GA before 1849; and died 1875 in Union County
am trying to locate where in Union County land lots 48 and 49, District
10, Section 1 are located. So far I have been unable to locate a map
that shows were this property is. I think the Duncan Cemetery is on
this land but I am not sure. Can you help? My ancestors are
DUNCANs and GILLESPIEs and my wife is from the BOWLING and PENLANDs.
. I am
researching my 2nd great grandfather. From what research I have done,
he seems to have moved from Pulaski County, KY, down to Georgia, during
the gold rush. I do not know whether he moved by himself, or with his
family (so far I cannot locate parents names). I do know he joined the
GA volunteers during the Mexican war (1846-1848), and his place of
enlistment is listed as Union County. On his pension application, he
stated that before the war, he was 'digging for gould' (his spelling
exactly). Therefore I suspect that he may have been located in
Union County and that is why he joined the war from that county.
Anyway, its a good place to start my search. Sorry for all the
details, but to the point, I wanted to ask you if you knew of, or could
recommend, any known sources of information for the years around the
Georgia Gold Rush. I know there were land lotteries, so I am looking to
see if I can find the family name listed with any of those (but I doubt
he had any land there, since he settled in TN after the war). I was
wondering if there may have bee any special census that took place,
that attempted to gather info on those that had come to the area to
search for gold. At this point, I am just trying to get started and
thought since you were familiar with the county, you may have some good
suggestions. My ancestors name was Gideon Myers. Thanks for any
MILLER was born in Georgia on May 23, 1824. It has been very difficult
to fiqure out who his parents were. There was a Zealot Miller living in
Lumpkin Co., Ga., in 1834 whose occupation was a miner. He was old
enough to be William's father, perhaps he was. They were both living in
the Frogtown district in 1850. I have not been able to connect them
together yet. William married Catherine Amy WATTS (dau. of
Garrett Watts?) on June 10, 1845 in Lumpkin Co. She was born in 1828 in
N.C. They had 16 children. Catherine died on July 7, 1888. William next
married Mary "Dad" SELF. She was born in 1865. They had 4 children: (1)
Peter, he married Nellie Jarrard, (2) Paul (3) William, he married Ruth
Dover (4) Tom. It has puzzled many of the descendants why
Williams´s second wife went by the name of Mary "Dad". If anyone
has any information or additions or corrections, please feel free to
William was a captain in the Civil War. He was in the 1116th Georgia
Militia District. He died on Feb. 17, 1907 and is buried beside
Catherine in the Pisgah cemetery, 15 miles North of Dahlonega,
Ga. The children of William and Catherine A. (Watts) Miller were
(1) Martha Ann b. 1847, married Newton CROW 3/16/1869. (2) Joseph
Monroe b. 3/1849, married Sarah HUDSON on 6/14/1874, and died
9/14/1919. (3) Newton V. b. 8/3/1850, married Sarah A. ASH on
10/2/1870. He died 9/17/1918. (4) Mary Elizabeth b. 1852, married
Spencer PRUITT on 2/9/1879, and died 5/14/1914. (5) Sarah A. b. 1853,
married John T. TURNER on 9/6/1894 and died in 1927. (6) George W. b.
1855, married Susan PRUITT on 2/20/1876. (7) James. b. 1858 died young.
(8) Rebecca 1859 died young. (9) Ellen b. 1860. (10) William Thomas b.
1862, married Nancy A. SELF on 5/18/1885. (11) Stephen b. 8/14/1863,
married Caty MARTIN on 8/10/1879, then Emiline SELF on 1/31/1886. He
died on 5/21/1938. He was a Baptist Preacher. (12) Lucinda C. b. 1866
(13) Cicin? b. 1868 (14) Axie Elvira Eldorado Melissa b. 11/14/1870,
married Joseph PRUITT, then Henry McFarland. She died on 2/26/1954.
(15) Tina b. 1874 married Floyd BROOKSHER on 9/24/1895 and died in
1953. (16) Susie b. 1876 She was killed by a train/streetcar in Atlanta
around the turn of the century.
Mary Emiline Self b. Feb. 22, 1868 d. Feb. 9, 1893. Age at death: 24
Spouse: Stephen B. Miller
Buried: In a cemetery on the border of NC and GA.
for the parents and grandparents of James H RHODES B Aug 9,1859 D
04/06/1915, his wife Mary Emma CHAPMAN B June 30 1863 D 11/06/1930
I have the info for Mary Emma Chapman her side was also from Union.
They had 6 children
Annie V Rhodes B-1885 D 1967
Herbert Boone Rhodes B-1888 D 12/09/1962
William H Rhodes B 09/15/1890 D 06/12/1943
Lilla E Rhodes B 1895 D 03/14/1958
James E Rhodes B 12/20/1898 D 05/13/1932
George N Rhodes B- 1900 D 09/05/1930
George N Rhodes was my grandfather, I have had no luck with the
research past his parents.
. I am looking
for any info on Nancy ALLEN who married Jacob ELLER in Rabun or Union
County abt 1830.
. I got some information once & figured it
to be erroneous, about my great great grandfather (Robert TRAMMELL)
Robert was born in SC on 12/29/1788. He married a girl named Mary, in
Union County Ga. Mary was born in 1808..I think they were married in
1828 or 1833 but not sure.. She was so much younger, I simply though it
to be the wrong Robert..Their children were Loretta (b 1835, in union
county), Jacob Lafayette (b1841, d 1923- My great grand father). Andrew
(b 1843) , Malcamby (b 1845) & Nancy (b 1847). All show Union
County. Can you tell me who I might call to get the marriage record ?
& possibly birth records of the children (if they were born
there)..?? Whoever I talked to, I sent her a picture of Jacob L
Trammell's sons. But, I discounted what she told me (by phone) about
the marriage, because it sounded like she had the wrong Robert, at the
time. It turns out, he married Mary, who was 20 years his junior.. I
have Robert's descendant (5 generations) & his tree back to the
1700s (& beyond), if you want them.. I just want to find his
marriage records (mostly).
. I suspect
that William M. STILES is my Great-great-grandfather who is
buried in Pollard Cemetery in Sevier County, Tennessee. If so, he lived
in the Kodak area of Sevier County until his death in June 9, 1907. I
have his date of birth as January 1838 in Arkequah, Union County,
Georgia. I have been looking for information on his wife also
from Union County, Lucinda Jane COOK. She completely eludes me. They
were married on May 8, 1859 in Union County.
Seeking information for:
SARAH L HOUSTON, born in Blairsville, Union
County, Georgia in May, 1850. Daughter of
JOHN G & MARTHA ELVIRA (nee Meadows)
HOUSTON. Married JOHN LEONIDAS CABE on July
15, 1866 in Polk, TN.
If you have resources for Union County and would like to
volunteer to help with look-ups, or if you want to request a look-up,
please e-mail me
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