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Posted Queries for November 1997

CURRIN posted by Mildred Currin Goss on Saturday, November 1, 1997

Looking for any information on Elizabeth Wheeler CURRIN who appeared in the 1790 census in Wilkes county. Her son James CURRIN appeared in the same census. What happened to these after 1790? Anyone with any information on these please contact me. Elizabeth is my gggggggrandmother. Need date of death, where buried if known and any other information on her to fill in some gaps in my currin family history.

LUNSFORD posted by Sandy Crabb on Monday, November 3, 1997

Am searching for Robert LUNSFORD /or family. Said to have lived or has family in Washington GA. Robert and his wife were in Fulton County GA in 1935. If you are a member of his family I am very interested in getting genealogy information. Email - saal@planttel.net

GRIFFIN, KENNEDY, WILLIAMSON posted by Deborah Burnette on Wednesday, November 5, 1997

I am looking for information on John GRIFFIN who was a lawyer and Judge in Wilkes Co. in 1700's. He was married to Sarah (Sallie) WILLIAMSON, dgt. of Col. Micajah Williamson. Their son, Ferdinand Griffin migrated to Amite Co., Mississippi and married Mary KENNEDY. I read that John GRIFFIN was "a Virginia gentleman" prior to moving to Wilkes Co., Georgia. I am at a dead end and would appreciate any information on this John GRIFFIN family. Thanks.

SMITH posted by Ronal Stubblefield on Thursday, November 6, 1997

Mary Margaret SMITH

FOUNBY, WHITAKER posted by Patsy Price on Thursday, November 6, 1997

I would like info about Abraham WHITAKER who married Jincy FOUNBY Dec. 21, 1815. Another Abraham WHITAKER listed on the 1830 census lists 3 children. Could this be the same person?

BAILEY, DIXON, EDMONDSON, EDMUNDS, JACKSON, STOVAL posted by Nancy Edmondson Wood on Friday, November 7, 1997

Seeking info on the family of Francis EDMONDSON, wife Rachel, ch: Catherine, Richard, Mary, John, Wm, Dolly & Eloi EDMUNDS / EDMONDSON, Ann DIXON, Sally McCLENDON & Eliz. BAILEY, named in 16 Feb 1795 Wilkes Co will. Pr 9 July 1799 by teste: Azariah BAILEY, Josiah STOVAL, Hartwell JACKSON. Is son, Richard, the Richard EDMONDSON, who who shows up in 1834 Union Co, GA and whose 1st ch is John Quincy EDMONDSON, who m. Mary Ann Day?

DUKE, KILGORE posted by Allen Atkinson on Friday, November 7, 1997

I am interested in any information concerning William KILGORE who married Polly DUKE on 21 May 1807 in Wilkes Co.

ANDERSON, BARTON, BROWN, DOZIER, GRIFFIN, KEITH, MOODY, ROSE, STROUD posted by John Powell on Saturday, November 8, 1997

John STROUD, son of William and Margaret ROSE STROUD , was born Nov. 29, 1726 Prince George Co., VA and died in Wilkes Co., GA. John married Martha DOZIER who died 1816 in GA. Their daughter Elizabeth STROUD b. 1750 in Chatham Co., NC died 1829 Pendleton Dist. SC. She married William GRIFFIN b. Bristol Parish, Prince Geo. Co. who died Oct. 5, 1800 in Pickens (later Anderson) Co., SC. Their son Sargent GRIFFIN 1778 NC-1858 SC married Averillah BARTON 1788 SC-1863 SC. Averilla was the daughter or Benjamin BARTON b. 1760 Orange Co., VA died 1818 Pickens Co., SC and Dorcas ANDERSON b. Nov 13, 1763 and died Sept. 16, 1849 in Pendleton Dist., SC. Benjamin GRIFFIN the son of Sargent GRIFFIN married Frances BROWN the daughter of Lewis BROWN and Julia unknown. Benjamin's son Lewis Brown GRIFFIN was born May 30, 1835 in SC and died Dec. 14, 1916 in TX. Benjamin was raised by his Grandparents Lewis and Julia BROWN. Why? He was adopted by his uncle Barton GRIFFIN of Lee Co., MS after the death of Julia. W. L. KEITH was his guardian after his Grandfather's death in 1848. Who was Mr. Keith? Lewis Brown GRIFFIN married Mary E.MOODY b. Benton Co., AL they lived in St. Clair Co., AL .

HANSON posted by Melvin Rhodes on Saturday, November 8, 1997

I am looking for information on my great grandfather - John Henry HANSON and my great-great grandfather Tom HANSON

MCLAIN, PIERCE posted by Sherry Owens on Sunday, November 9, 1997

MCLAIN, PIERCE, Jeremiah PIERCE married Nancy MCLAIN 20 Nov 1805 in Oglethorpe Co, GA. Believe her father was probably either the William or Thomas MCLAIN listed on the Wilkes Co, GA Militia Roll for 1789. William and Thomas MCLAIN are both listed on the 1800 Oglethorpe Co, GA census. Both appear to have daus who would be about the right age to be Nancy, who was born Dec 1790 in GA. Would love to hear from anybody with information on these families. Thanks, Sherry Owens

DAVIS, HAMMOCK, WILLIAMS posted by Phil Daniel on Saturday, November 15, 1997

Seeking info on Wesley C. WILLIAMS, born 1804, died May 2 1878, married Malinda Pernelipa HAMMOCK, born 24 May 1823, died 20 Apr 1905. They were married on 20 Jul 1845 in Newton County Ga. They are a part of my fathers line, but my mother, who was a DAVIS, had a grandmother who was a HAMMOCK and was from Georgia also. Could be they were sisters, cousins????? Would appreciate any info.

GIGNILLIAT, MOUNGER, REDD, WOODRUFF posted by Dot Tribble on Tuesday, November 18, 1997

WOODRUFF - MOUNGER - REDD George WOODRUFF (J-2), Lawyer Planter and Merchant - Born in GA about 1770. Died at Volusia, FL about 1827. Married 1st, McIntosh County, GA, Sarah GIGNILLIAT, born ___. Died Nov 1800. Married 2nd at Washington, Wilkes Co., GA, 28th of March 1809, Lucy MOUNGER, born about 1789, died at Washington, Wilkes County, GA, about 1820. With issue. Children of George and Lucy (MOUNGER) WOODRUFF J-2-1 Joseph WOODRUFF of Volusia. Soldier and Planter. Lieut. Seminole War, Lieut. Mexican War,a Solider Confederate Army. Born at Washington, Wilkes Co., GA, 10th of April 1812. Died at Sarasota, FL, Manatee County, 7th of Nov. 1885. Married in FL, 12th of March 1861, Maria C. REDD, born Atlanta, GA, 9th of March 1830. Died 28th July 1909. J-2-2 Mary WOODRUFF Born about 1814. Died in GA, about 1824. J-2-3 Henry WOODRUFF Planter. Born at Washington, Wilkes Co., GA, about 1817. Killed by Seminole Indians, at Volusia, FL, Oct 1836. J-2-4 Edwin WOODRUFF Born at Washington, Wilkes Co., GA, about 1818 or 1819. Died at Spring Garden, FL, 27th of August 1824. J-2-5 William WOODRUFF Born and died an infant, Washington, Wilkes Co., GA, about 1820. This line has not been researched much so would appreciate any information you on any of these ancestors. Thanks.

ACREE, ACREY, SIKES posted by Marti Hurst on Tuesday, November 18, 1997

ACREY, possibly ACREE Seeking information on George Washington ACREY, Mary Clementine ACREY and F. A. ACREY. Mary married Joseph SIKES, FA was at Vicksburg in 1863. Any information on the name Acrey will help I have hit a brick wall.

BALDWIN, WELBORN posted by Vicki Osborn on Thursday, November 20, 1997

I am looking for information on John BALDWIN who married Rachel WELBORN in Wilkes County Georgia on 1-25-1796

HOLMES posted by Mona Dillon Ray on Friday, November 21, 1997

HOLMES. There were 4 grants to John HOLMES in 1784 in Wilkes Co. Does anyone have land descriptions for these grants? I want to know if one of them was on Soap Creek, later in Lincoln Co. How many John HOLMESes were there in Wilkes?

BATES, EVANS, LUNSFORD posted by M J Martin on Sunday, November 23, 1997

EVANS, David and wife Mary. David Evans died in Wilkes Co. around 1808. He left behind 4 minor daughters: Susannah Evans who married Peter LUNSFORD on March 23, 1820 in Wilkes Co.; Rhoda EVANS who married John BATES December 9, 1817 in Wilkes County; and Sophia and Hannah EVANS. I am seeking any information on David and Mary Evans, their children, and siblings of David. Need Mary's maiden name. I am aware that David EVANS owned real estate on Kettle Creek.

COMBS, LUNCEFORD, NORMAN posted by M J Martin on Monday, November 24, 1997

I am seeking descendants of Franklin Floyd COMBS (1891-1951) and his wife Daisy Ethel LUNCEFORD (1895-1988). Some of their children are: Gordon H. COMBS, 1-1-95 to 11-17-1985 buried in Philips Mill Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co; Dorsey C. COMBS, 1916-1991; Thomas Franklin Combs' Dearing Combs: and Calvin E. Combs. Also seeking information on descendants of Macon Moore LUNCEFORD who marrried Grace COMBS and Eva NORMAN. It is my understanding that Macon Lunceford has daughters still living in Wilkes County.

OWEN, WILLIS posted by Owen Forrester on Monday, November 24, 1997

I descend from seperate WILLIS lines of James and Lewis. I would appreciate information on their fathers, etc. Also, I have info on Daniel Grant OWEN and will share. All were in Wilkes before moving to Talbot County, GA

JOHNS, WILLIS posted by Julie Carle on Tuesday, November 25, 1997

I am looking for information regarding George WILLIS believed to be born in Wilkes County sometime around 1880. The only information that I have on his family was that his daughter Pearl Abby WILLIS was born Feb 1900 in Georgia. Sometime later the family moved to North Florida. And lived on the JOHNS property in Hamilton County, Fl. Pearl Abby WILLIS married Jesse JOHNS sometime around 1920. It is speculation that George's wife could have been a JOHNS too. Would appreciate any information that one might have.

WILLIAMSON posted by David E. Williamson on Thursday, November 27, 1997

Looking for Info on Wilkes Co. Family "WILLIAMSON" All in Wilkes County 1775 from Va. William; From 1775 to d-1800.(11) Children William III, Claybark, Robert, Thomas, (John). Brother; Col. Micajha Williamson, 1770 Child. Nancy married to Ga. Governor John Clark. 1819-1827

HURLEY, LEWIS, LYON posted by George B. Lewis on Saturday, November 29, 1997

My info says Henry HURLEY was m. to Fanny LEWIS. He died in Wilkes Co, Ga. I would like to find some info about Fanny's parents. Her mother was Fanny ?, Dad was a Warner LEWIS d. 1793.After Warner died, she married a James LYON from S.C. Does anyone have any thing I can look into ?

FRANCKS, FRANKS, RICHARDSON, WATERS posted by Franks on Sunday, November 30, 1997

FRANKS, FRANCKS Seeking information on Jacob FRANKS and his son Peter FRANKS who moved to Wilkes Co. GA ca. 1783 from Wake Co. NC. Also seeking information on children of Peter FRANKS. It is my quess that my gggggf, Samuel Elias FRANKS, is the son of Peter FRANKS, who is the son of Jacob FRANKS, who is the son of John Martin FRANCKS of Craven Co. NC, who came from Prussia ca. 1709. My Samuel Elias FRANKS is said to have been born ca. 1794 in SC; he married Rosanna WATERS ca. 1814; their first child was born in 1817 supposedly in SC. The wife of Jacob FRANKS is Elizabeth RICHARDSON. The father of Rosanna WATERS is Westwood WATERS who died in Franklin Co. GA in 1799. If you have information on any of these relatives, I would like to correspond with you; my email address is rfranks373@aol.com. Thanks. Randy FRANKS.

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