Robby McBride Sat
Looking for information on Elvira Ledford born in Clay county
or 1874. She married a Leroy Watson.
Anna Quarles Sat
Aug 16 18:02:40
I am looking for any info. on Roy E. Smith, b. 16 Nov., 1876
Co., NC. His daughter told her children that he was a conductor for the
Railroad and came through GA where he met Mary L. Silvers and married
in 1895. We do not have any info. except what was written in an old
Bible. Any help would be appreciated. This is my husband's grandfather.
Rena Anderson Pittman
26 08:44:35 1997
I would appreciate any info concerning the surname KITCHENS,
and/or GLAZNER. My GGGGgrandfather was Stephen (or Steven) KITCHENS,
(c)1760. His son, Ephriam KITCHENS, born (c)1786, listed his birthplace
as Iredll Co. NC, and married Mary Pauline GLAZNER, born (c) 1786,
of George GLAZNER (c) 1755-1825, who also listed her birthplace as
Co. NC. Stephen KITCHENS was listed in the 1800 Buncombe Co. NC census
and the 1850 Henderson Co. census. Ephriam KITCHENS was listed in the
Buncombe Co. NC census. Jacob KITCHENS, born (c)1810 Buncombe Co. NC,
in Transylvania Co. NC after 1860. Listed in 1850 Henderson Co. NC
The Old Shooting Creek Baptist Church in Shooting Creek section of Clay
Co. NC was organized in 1838 on land that was part of the KITCHENS
Jason KITCHENS, was one of the first Deacons. Benjamin STAGGS, born
listed in 1850 Transylvania Co. NC census. Robert STAGGS, born Sept 13,
1840 SC married April 24, 1864 in Trasylvania Co. NC, Zenah KITCHENS,
Oct. 26, 1838 NC Any information concerning ancestors and/or decendants
of any or all mentioned appreciated.
Joan McConnell Fri Jul 4
I am looking for ancestors of W.J.Riley MCConnell. He was
time. Queen Burnett, Mary Jane Webb and Sara Crawford He was born in
around Hayesville, NC about 1832 and lived in the area all his life. He
married Mary Jane Webb(myggrandmother) 7/9/1879. He is buried in Bethel
Babtist Church Cemetary. She was born 1852 in N.C.
Joy Coker Fri Jul 4
Looking for info on Daniel Jackson Coker, b. Oct 17, 1862 in
NC. son of David Jackson And Amanda Martha Thacker Coker. He was in
War, Amanda may have been with Thacker, Coker or possibly Tanner
Any info would help.
Carolyn rowe Mon Jun 23
Looking for any descendants of Kimzey and Laura Collins. They
married in 1888.
Deanna Shaw Sun Jun 22
I am looking for any info on Jason KITCHIN (KITCHENS) M. to
Their son was Lambert Erastus KITCHIN born in Clay CO. 14 Dec 1859
M. Mary Jane MOFFITT 24 Feb 1881, she was also born in Clay Co. 15 Feb
1863. Her parents were George MOFFITT and Addie E. JOHNSON.
Ellie Handley Mon May
I am in search for the Father/Mother/Brothers/Sisters of
Clay Co., NC. Moved to Lauderdale Co., AL., Abt 1850, lived and died
Sharp Mill, North of Florence AL., died prior to 1860. His son WILLIAM
HENRY CLAY GOOCH, born in Clay Co., NC., 1845 Died at Killen, AL., 18
1914. Served in Co K and I, 2nd Tenn. Mounted Volunteer Infantry during
the Civil War. These are my Greatparents. WILLIAMS Brothers and Sisters
were: CASS (CASWELL), RED (REDIN)<WILEY, ROLAND, FANNY (GOODMAN),
(ROGERS), BETTY (POLK) GOOCH'S. WILLIAM HENRY CLAY, Sons and Daughters:
JAMES WILEY, THOMAS CASVILLE, BAYLESS, CICERO VALPORT, VINA (FOUST),
(Davis), LULA (HANDLEY), MADGE (SIMPSON), ETHEL (GRIGSBY) GOOCH'S.
Jim Boone Sat May 24
I am looking for info on family of Harvey VARNER. His family
Clay Co. but moved near Canton in Haywood Co. probably before 1900. He
had a brother Tildon VARNER and sister Betty Varner.
Wed May 21 12:21:59 1997
I am looking for any info on a Joseph L. Gibson and family
in Clay Co. before and during the Civil War, Joseph later moved into
Co., NC after the war. He served in the 39th North Carolina in Company
E. Most all soldiers in this comapany were from the Clay Co. area. Any
help would be greatly appreciated.
Charles Murphy Thu May 8 17:30:11 1997
CHARLES, YOUR E-MAIL IS BOUNCING,
My 4great grandfather, John Murphy Sr. married Lucy Hughes
Co. on 13 June 1839. I know that he was b. in NC around 1766, and had a
previous marriage to a woman named Hannah (last name unknown). I need
know what county John was born in and Hannah's last name... also any
on where and when they were married! Willing to pay for services
Martha Smart Thu May
Researching family of James NELSON b Dec 7-1809 Haywood Co d
1896-married Rheuemme (Renna) LEDFORD about 1845. Renna was born Jan 1
1827 and died Dec 1, 1898. They both are buried in Ledford's Chapel
Hayesville, NC. Known children are: Sara Ann Talitha b 1846 who md Wyly
P. Crawford, Henry Huley b 1851 who md Georgia Mary Lloyd, Sara Jane no
dob md Fernando Patterson. There were other children but do not know
names. Would like to work with others on this family. Possibly have the
parents of James.
James E. Meggs Sun Apr
My great Great Grand Father, THOMAS ROBINSON, born in 1788 in
Co NC, married JANE ANN DOBSON HIGHETT (HIATT) on June 10, 1817 in
Co NC. Thomas and Jane both died in Clay Co., NC. I would like to know
where they are buried and to correspond with someone that is in this
William A. Cook Sat
Apr 19 08:33:23
Seeking any info on CLAYTON COOK and family from Clay and
Co., NC. Clayton COOK is listed in the 1800 NC census, Granville Co.,
This Clayton COOK I believe would be born too soon to be my great
so I am sure had had a son also with the name Clayton COOK, which would
make this CLAYTON COOK my gg-grandfather. CLAYTON COOK my g-gfather was
married to SARAH DEVELIN and was born abt 1805-1820 (guesstimate) in
Co. NC. His children are: JIM COOK (My mother lists him as A.J. COOK)
JULIA ANN PATTON, / HENRY COOK married MAHALA LITTLE, / MARION COOK m:
LOU KING, / TOM COOK m: ELIZABETH THOMAS, /TENNIE COOK m: LARRY RHODES,
/ JULIA ANN COOK m: ELISHA CHAPMAN, /EMMA COOK m: MANCE KING, / COLLIE
COOK (no info), LUTHER COOK (no info). I do not have any birthdates or
info on the above people except for some of the childrens names and
they were mostly all born in NC according to my family info. Any of
names ring a bell?? Any help will be greatly appreciated. JIM (James
b: Clay Co., NC and family of NC and MO and Tahlequah, OK. JIM COOK m:
JULIA ANN PATTON, known children are (may be more) SAM WILBURN COOK b:
Sept. 10,1902 in Cherokee or Clay Co. NC. m: ROSA BELL HANCOCK in
OK, they later moved to Stillwater, OK (my parents), ROBERT COOK m:
STONE, known children BETTY SUE DORRIS, Betty last known to be in
CA (but can't locate her with known info) / JOHN COOK m: PEARL CHAPMAN,
/ EMORY COOK no info except daughter LOIS (LONDON) COOK moved to La
IL, married a ? LONDON and Emory was b. in St. Jo. MO and died in IL as
per SS death index, / DELLA COOK (no info), / DORA COOK (no info), /
COOK m: NELLIE ?, they owned a motel in Tahlequah, OK / LOUELLA COOK m:
? VAN DOREN, b: in MO, last known to live in Folsom, CA, / LUTHER COOK
(no info)b: in MO, / MINNIE COOK,(no info), / TENNIE COOK (no info), /
WILLIAM COOK, no info except that he had two sons that I know of,
and LESTER COOK last known to be in San Jose, CA (Can't find them in
phone book records). Please E-Mail me at:WCook14024@aol.com
13 21:00:44 1997
Looking for any info on James KILPATRICK. He had one known
Felix had one known child, Huldah. I am interested in any on other
of James, Felix, or Huldah
Penny Smith Wed Apr 9
I am seeking info about early schools and school teachers in
-- stories, letters, diaries, photographs, whatever. I'm in the process
of trying to construct a history of education in a rural southern
county in NC and have tentatively picked Clay as the site for that
Would welcome any info.
Apr 8 14:10:24 1997
I am looking for information on the family of David Ledford
first listed on the Clay Co. census in the 1850's. He possibly had a
named Frederick living in the same house as he and his wife, whose name
was either Betty or Dulcina. David had a son also name David who was
hung or shot for desertion during the Civil War. This younger David
had a brother named Center who served in the same Confederate Army
After the younger David was killed his wife and my great grandfather
Ledford went into TN to recover his body. My grandfather was Terrell
who lived in Hiawassee, Ga. his youngest daughter was Ruby Ledford who
was my mother. I am trying to see if the Frederick was related to Peter
Ledford, the Revolutionary War Vetern. Most all were buried in the old
Ledford cemetery that is on the road to Jack Rabbitt Campground. Any
would be greatly appreciated.
7 18:02:20 1997
I am looking for info on my great-gradfather Jahue (AKA John)
He was born in the shooting creek area around 1844. I would like to
who his mother and father were and if he had any brothers and/or
Brendia Dianne Amos
Thu Mar 27 13:20:01 1997
Looking for info on EMALINE BRYSON, b. June 21, 1849, d. June
Married JOHN HENRY DALE, b. Aug. 9, 1829, d. Dec. 14, 1908.
Ruth Carroll Epling
Mar 24 10:47:50 1997
I am looking for info or descendants of John S Wood, whom I
died in Hayesville around 1885. He was married to Nancy Littleton?,
Dicey (last name unknown.) His son Jeptha Wood, wife Mary Ann
and family moved to AR from Hayesville in 1890. The youngest child,
Lee Wood, was born here in 1/1890 before the move. I believe both John
S. and Jeptha were Baptist ministers at some time. I would appreciate
Gary Swanson Tue Mar 4
I am seeking info on William Stevens McClure and his wife
McClure. They would be my great great grandparents. They were last
on the 1910 census for Haysville Clay Co. NC. I am trying to find their
date(s) of death to continue my research. I was given one piece of info
that stated they had died in 1913. I would appreciate any info on them.
5 15:59:51 1997
Researching the descendants of Enos Scroggs, (3/12/1807 -
wife Jane McConnell. He was trampled to death by his horse near Aquone,
Macon Co., NC. Sons- James Jasper, David A., Joseph E., John Enos,
George, and either Robert M. or William. Daughters- Eliza and Sarah.
James Jasper, Joseph E. and Robert M. Scroggs served with the North
6th Cavalry Regiment also known as the 65th NC Regiment. I am a direct
descendant of William/Robert M. who died in the Civil War.
Terry Mozingo Mon
I'm look for info about Edward T. Nix who was from Clay Co.,
I can remember about the tribal name is "Canadian"or something
that sounded like that and another word. Any info would be greatly
Earl Wood Thu
Feb 13 17:44:32
Searching for info on Extine and Wood families in Clay Co.
would be appreciated.
Debbie Seamons Fri
I am seeking info and would like to correspond with anyone
the following families who lived in Clay Co.: ELI SANDERSON and his
ARCHIBALD WATSON, and descendants of WILLIAM AUBERRY. I will share all
info I have on these families. Also looking for info on VALERIE LEDFORD
born abt 1871 and married a Mr. Neal. Who's daughter was she? Was she
first to Lee Roy Watson? Also looking for info on Reece or Reeves
of Cherokee Co. who married Sarah Elizabeth Sanderson and moved to Hunt
Tom Street Sat Feb
I am searching for Miles Fulbright\Fullbright who was listed
1870 Clay Co. census as living in the township of Hiwassee. Most of his
family lived over in Haywood Co. I am not sure how long he may have
in Clay Co. None of the researchers working on his family has ever
his wife. She may have been Cherokee and her first name may have been
There is a good possibility they married in Clay Co. during the Civil
Does anyone have access to marriage records for that time period? I
appreciate any info on him (my great grandfather) and info on the town
of Hiwassee. Thank you.
Betty J. HolmesJOHN
BELL (or J.S.) b 23 Aug 1854 in the part of Cherokee Co that became
Co in 1861. In the latter part of 1880's the family moved near
He signed as Enumerator of the 1880 Clay Co Census, on which his family
is listed. He served in the NC Legislature 1889 as Dist. 42 House
and 1891 as Senator from this same Dist. He married 1874 EMILY DITMORE.
Children: AURORA 1875; HENRY JAMES 1877; ELIZABETH BELZORA 1878;
1880; WILLIAM THOMAS and twin ROBERT BURTON 1882; LUTHER VERNON 1884;
1886; SAMUEL ALBERT 1888; AMERICA 1890; DAISY 1892 and JEFFERSON GENE
Aurora, Victoria and Daisy died and are buried at Brasstown. John S.
1918 in Crowell, Foard Co TX and Emily d 1906 Shawnee OK.
Gary Farmer Fri Feb 14
I need info. on Barbara Jane Farmer, full Cherokee, possibly
of Robert Balden or Baldwin, or John Farmer. She is my ggrandmother.
born in Cherokee in 1858-60. She was found in 1900 York Co., SC census
with 4 out of 6 children, Donia, William Mack, Lonnie Meek, and Bessie.
Husband unknown but possibly, John Farmer, or McKinley. Father possibly
a James Farmer, brothers, James jr. and John. Also father could be
Balden or Baldwin.
M. Lehr Wed Feb 12
I am looking for some info on a "the Warne Mine"in Clay
Co. Can anyone help? Thanks. I have reson to believe my grandfather
Monroe DUNAHOO worked there in the mid 1870's. He married Calladonia
from Jackson Co. around that time. Thanks.
Debbie Seamons Fri
Searching for anyone who is a descendant of the following:
John Perry Sanderson, William Mitchell Sanderson, George W. Sanderson
anyone researching families who lived in Clay Co. with the following
Watson, Pope, Watts, Fields, or Auberry. Will answer all letters.
Ginger Hayes Sun Jan
Am looking for parents of George W. HASE/HAYES/HAYS married
LOWRANCE/LAWRENCE in Iredell Co. May 17 1836. Am wondering if he is
to the Hays family of that area.
Joyce Filyaw Sun Jan
I am tring to find the family of James Marchell Ledford. He
8-12-1837 in Cherokee Co. and died 7-6-1905 in Monroe Co. Tn. Marchell
served in Co. G or T 25th Regt. He married Elizabeth Caroline McNabb
in Clay Co. Caroline was born 12-27-1841 in Union Co. Ga. Her Father
Alben McNabb. I don't know who her Mother was. I have the McNabb line
would like to exchange info.
Cindi McClain Fri Jan
Seeking info on ANDERSONs in Cherokee Co NC area that became
in 1861. By 1870 Clay Co census, VERLINCH ANDERSON age 38 appears with
her children, William 12, JOSEPHINE 10, Embry 8, and Sarah 6. No
living in the household. WHO WAS Verlinch's husband? If William is
12 in 1870, then Verlinch and husband were married in/prior to 1858. My
Josephine "Sally"Anderson married George J. Passmore of Cherokee
co NC, s/o Harden and Emeline (Sanders) Passmore.
Gail Ostergard Sat
I have traced Mark MORGAN to Nash Co., NC. I am looking for
father. I was told his father might have come from Clay Co., NC Mark
born 1811 in Nash Co., but so far can find no record of his father. Do
any of you researchers in Clay Co., have anything recorded on Mark
? Thanks for your help.
Sherryl Barger Wed
Would like to correspond with anyone researching the
Isaiah LEDFORD (b. ca. 1815 in Macon Co., NC) married Mary BARRETT (b.
ca. 1820 in Clay Co., KY). Isaiah and Mary lived in the Shooting Creek
area. (Note that Shooting Creek was located in Cherokee Co., but now in
Clay Co.) They can be found on the 1850 and 1860 federal censuses in
Co., NC, with the following children: Ann Elizabeth LEDFORD (b. 2 Feb.
1846, d. 14 Feb. 1919); George W. LEDFORD (b. 3 Apr. 1848, d. 15 Mar.
Laura (Lavina) LEDFORD (b. 1850, ca. 1860); and Nancy Louisa LEDFORD
18 June 1857, d. 6 Nov. 1947). Ann married David MOSS and is buried in
the Unaka Cemetery in Cherokee Co., NC. George W. married Mary MOSS and
is buried in Shooting Creek, NC. Nancy Louisa married George Henry
and is buried in Pinnacle Cemetery, Madison Co., AR. Who were Isaiah
Looking for info on my mother's family. She was born Mary
Johnston in Hayesville, daughter of Robert Lee and Carrie Lee Anderson
Johnston. I have information on the Anderson side back to my
Captain James Stanhope Anderson (b:1/6/1835;d:12/23/1904) and his wife
Josephine Aurelia Sabina Avaline Ketron (b:1/12/1845;d:7/29/1921). His
parents were James Anderson and a Miss Farrington (first name unk). Her
parents were Rev Ruben Griffith Ketron and Matilda Ann Rogers. Captain
Anderson built the Clay Co Courthouse and was a representative to the
Legislature. On the Johnston side, I don't have much. My grandfather
Robert Lee Johnston, son of William Foster Johnston and Mary Pricilla
Besides my direct line, I'm looking for the children of each
and their spouses. My mother is the last surviving child of Robert Lee
and Carrie Lee Anderson Johnston and she would like to have this info
pass on to her grandchildren. Thanks.
I am attempting to assimilate all descendants of JVA and Emma Moore.
help is appreciated. I am also researching Hogsed, Shearer, McNabb, and
Judy Jordan I
for information about Bertha Dell Hogsed, my grandmother. She was born
near Hayesville, NC on 10/25 1883. She later married and moved to North
Georgia where she died in 1940. She had 2 sisters and one brother. Her
father's name was either George or Frank Hogsed and her mother's maiden
name was Cornelia Cross. Any information will be appreciated.
Mike Moss Trying
info on Srilda MOSS b. 1824 in SC. m. Jeptha BRADLEY b. 1825 SC Pickens
Co. Was in Rabun Co. Ga. then to Clay Co, NC. I think they are buried
Clay Co. MUCH THANKS mike moss email@example.com
James T. Johnston, Jr
grandfather was William Foster Johnston of Clay Cty, NC. Died: 1893.
wife was Mary Priscilla Glenn. They had a number of children, and the
I know about are: Robert, Thomas, Zebulon Vance and Andrew Hall. My
is Zebulon Vance Johnston who came to Calhoun, Gordon County, Georgia
a physician in 1920. His brother, A. Hall, was a lawyer in Ashville
about 1940; Thomas was a carpenter and builder and came to Calhoun, GA
in the 1920s and built the first hospital for his brother (it still
and is known as the Johnston-Hall Hospital), he lived in High Point,
I have learned that William Foster Johnston was born around Ashville,
and in the early 1880s sold his farm near Limestone Community to George
Vanderbilt and moved to Clay County. He is buried in the Methodist
in Hayesville, however, his wife, Prescilla is not. I am interested in
knowing where Priscilla is buried and more about William Foster's
James Tolbert Johnston, Jr., Atlanta, GA
Sara S. Elsberry
for information on relatives of Isaac SMITH. Isaac SMITH, b. 12 May
md. Sarah Elizabeth HOOPER (b. ca 1845, d. ca 1880), d. 6 July 1911
Whitfield County, GA, buried West Hill Cemetery, Dalton. Their son, Roy
Elbert SMITH, was born in Clay County, NC on 16 Nov 1876. After the
of Sarah Elizabeth, he remarried Elizabeth CREGG(?). Isaac moved his
children to GA, settling in Dalton, Whitfield County, GA. Roy Elbert
married Mary Louisa SILVERS on 21 Sept 1895 in Gilmer County, GA, d. 06
Mar 1947 Whitfield County, GA. Mary Louisa SILVERS SMITH b. 03 Jan 1874
Gilmer County, GA, d. 26 Oct 1950 Whitfield County, GA. She was the
of Levi and Elizabeth (PARKER)SILVERS. Would like to learn the burial
for Sarah Elizabeth HOOPER SMITH, the parents and siblings for Sarah,
marriage date for she and Isaac. Any information appreciated.
Bob Jones My
was Doris Maggie MILLER born 1910 in Clay County, Brasstown Carver and
lifelong resident of the Pine Log Community.
Johnston If anyone knows how to contact Bill Starnes who has
posted a query on this
site, I would appreciate help in locating him. I have tried the various
search engines on the internet but with no success. Thanks
Bobby E. Ledford
Looking for information on marriage record of Orville LEDFORD (my
son of Jason and Mary Ledford, to Rachel Adeline (Addie) TROUT,
of Noah and Martha TROUT, Hiwassee, July 15, 1880. Orville and Addie
four children, Edgar (my gfather), Lassie, Daisy and Mae. Addie and her
three daughters migrated to Columbus, GA (my home) in early 1900's. She
is listed in the 1900 Monroe County, TN census. Her first two children,
Edgar and Lassie were born in NC and the other two girls wer born in
My gfather Edgar migrated to Columbus, GA after his mother and three
were already here. Edgar was married to Minnie Elvira RODGERS, and they
had five boys, David, Walter Roscoe, Charlie Thomas, Earl Lewis (my
and another son who was killed in TN in a hunting accident ???. Also,
having information on who Jason's (my gggfather) parents were, I would
appreciate any help. At the time of this marriage of Orville, Jason
would have been approximately 50 years old, and Mary would been 44,
to the 1860 Cherokee County, NC census. The children of Jason and Mary
listed in the 1860 census were Thaddeus L., 10, David E. M. 9,
7, Nancy 5, Marfina 4, and Orville 1.
Thompson Daniel PHILLIPS, born: 1790 and married Ruth FARRIS.
Dan was buried in
the Bell Creek Community of Clay County, Would like to know of his
and where they originated.
S. Armstrong I am looking for any and all information about my
great grandfather who
lived on a farm in Hayesville, NC during the early 1930's. He may have
died sometime around 1933-1935. The only name (which could be a
I have is Frank Williams. He was married to Mary Ann Barker (her maiden
name). He fought in the Spanish American War. His first name might have
been Arthur, but he went by Frank. According to my mother, he lived
on a farm with his wife Mary Ann (Barker)Williams during the 1930's. He
may have lived in the town of Hayesville. I would like to find out when
he died and if and when they were married in Clay county. Thank you.
Cheek Elisha Cheek moved to Clay County in the 1870's, married
a Lavina Holmes, and died in 1923. He was reported to have been in the
Civil War. I'm trying to see if he was my great grandfather, who
from Sparta, TN about that time.
Sanders SAUNDERS, Samuel - Born in Lincoln County, NC - moved
around 1840. Son Elisha Saunders married Susan Barnett before they
with Wiggins to Colorado. Samuel died in Cherokee County in Dec 1860.
info much appreciated. Don Sanders in Eureka, Montana
Zimmerman My grandparents lived in Brasstown, NC. Paul William
Zimmerman - 1902 -
1/28/78 Maude Phillips Zimmerman - 1905 - 9/6/85 Both grandparents were
buried in the Little Brasstown Baptist Church Cemetery. Paternal great
grandfather was Jesse Zimmerman - no dates Paternal great grandmother
Iva. no dates (we trying to track down her maiden name).
Thomas Fearneyhough I am searching for information on the
of David FANNIN and Julia
JORDAN. They seem to have originated in NC,perhaps in Clay County,
to Carter County, KY in the by the 1840s. Two of their children, Susan
and Burrell, both married STAMPER siblings. Susan was born in NC on
14, 1834. She married Andrew Jackson STAMPER on December 16, 1850.
FANNIN married Nancy Jane STAMPER on December 19, 1850. Jackson and
were the children of John ‘Pewter' STAMPER (who moved from Cherokee
to Carter Cty, KY) and Sarah STAMPER. Any help that you can give me
McConnell Looking for parents of Mary Jane Webb who married
W.J.R.McCONNELL in Clay
Co. . She was his second or third wife. I am trying to identfy the name
of their children.
Hogsed, Sr. I am interested in any existing lists or surveys of
cemeteries in Clay County. I am also interested in a survey of Little
Baptist Church Cemetery. I am researching HOGSED, MOORE, SELLERS,
McNABB, McQUEEN, McBRIDE, McCRACKEN, HOOPER, TAYLOR, KITCHENS,
etc. Thanks alot!
Galloway I am searching for the parents of my
Weaver H. Galloway.
I know he lived in and was married in Clay County in 1892. His son,
(my grandfather) was born in Hayesville around 1900. So, I am assuming
that Weaver Galloway was living there, but I don't know if he was born
there, and I haven't been able to find his parents. I live in Ohio, and
any reference material I need from other parts of the country I have to
order through the County library here. I've only been on the Internet
a couple of months, and I am amazed at the info that is out there, if
know where to look. I stumbled across this location and thought I'd
it a try. I am open to any and all suggestions and tips on finding info
on the internet, and if anyone is looking for help in the northern Ohio
area, I will be more than glad to help out.
E. Scroggs I am looking for information on descendants of Enos
SCROGGS (b 3/12/1807
d 9/10/1857), wife Jane MCCONNELL (b 8/4/1810 d 3/2/1865). Enos was
by his horse near Aquone, Macon County, NC. Children: James Jasper,
Elizabeth, William L., David Anderson, Joseph E., Sarah I., John Enos
Milas, and George. William L. is my gggrandfather and died during the
Between the States. I will be glad to exchange information.
Bradford I'm looking for information on the MOORE, WEST
Ledford Looking for any information on the marriage of Rachel
Trout and Orville Ledford around 1880. Rachel was the daughter of Noah
and Martha Trout. Orville was my gggfather. He died in Sweetwater, TN
1899. Many thanks for any help you can provide.
for information on GEORGE W. McCONNELL, 3/12/1842, married to ISABELL
CHERRY. They moved to Habersham County, GA around 1875 from Hayesville,
NC. They are my great great grandparents.
1880 Fed Census of White County, TN., Sarah MOSS SWILLING CHEEK was
enumerated with three children and she as a Widow. In the 1880 Fed
of Clay County, NC., her husband, Elisha CHEEK, is enumerated with a
wife, Lavina B. HOLMES. Would like to know if Elisha divorced Sarah,
if so when and where. Would like to know if Elisha married Lavina B.
if so when and where.
Hogsed, Sr. I am looking for references for books, papers,
etc. which cover early settlers of W. N.C., particularly Clay County.
StillwellI am researching the STIL(L)WELL families of
Cherokee/Clay County area.
JOHN STILLWELL first appears in the 1860 Cherokee Census, in Clay Co.
that. Other names are his wife, BETSY MARTIN STILLWELL &children:
MORGAN, WARD, PETER,MARTHA, ALEXANDER &SARAH. Am also looking for
John's parents. Would like to hear from anyone with similar interests.
am trying to find information on a James Hayes DOB: 4/15/1840 DEATH:
8/17/1913 (buried Etowah, TN) married Betty Ann Pressley, children
Laura Franklin, Ellen Painter, Mary Tallent, J.H., John, Thomas, Betty,
and Pett Gibbs.
M. Moss I am trying to reconstruct and correct errors in family
to the Moss family who were among the early settlers in Clay Co. They
related by marriage to the Killians and Moores, moving to Clay Co. from
Macon Co., and originating in Tidewater Va from England. My grandfather
was Fred A. Moss, his father was James Madison Moss, his mother Ora
(Russell) Moss was the first postmistress for the Tusquitee Post
The family lived along Shooting Creek, and one was minister of the Moss
Horn I am looking for information on Jesse Kerby Born 1799
Rachel Moore,Daughter of Abner Moore. Son William Kerby married
Moore. Their son, my great-grandfather Leander Alny Kerby was born Clay
Count 12/9/1844. He was a Confederate soldier and was captured at
Gap, TN and spent 2 1/2 years as a prisoner of war at Camp Douglas,
He married Charity Pauline Queen, daughter of Henson & Zilpha Glass
Queen on 5/22/1870. In 1872, they left NC\ along with their infant
Letha Caroline and Leander's brother Jasper &Uncle,John Parker
The land owned by the family before the rest went to Texas is in Oak
now owned by the Penland family. Leander's sister Annie married John
in Hiawassee section. I would like information on Kerbys, Moores and
of Clay County. Thank you. P.S.Leander, Jasper and John Parker Kerby
to and homesteaded in LaVeta, Colorado. There was a big group from
Georgia and Western North Carolina who went to LaVeta and it was called
"The Georgia Colony".
KITCHENS / STAGGS / GLAZNER / BRACKEN I would appreciate any
concerning the surname KITCHENS, STAGGS, BRACKIN, and/or GLAZNER. My
was Stephen (or Steven) KITCHENS, born (c)1760. His son, Ephriam
born (c)1786, listed his birthplace as Iredll Co. NC, and married Mary
Pauline GLAZNER, born (c) 1786, daughter of George GLAZNER (c)
who also listed her birthplace as Iredell Co. NC. Stephen KITCHENS was
listed in the 1800 Buncombe Co. NC census and the 1850 Henderson Co.
Ephriam KITCHENS was listed in the 1820 Buncombe Co. NC census. Jacob
born (c)1810 Buncombe Co. NC, died in Transylvania Co. NC after 1860.
in 1850/1860 Henderson Co. NC census. The Old Shooting Creek Baptist
in Shooting Creek section of Clay Co. NC was organized in 1838 on land
that was part of the KITCHENS estate. Jason KITCHENS, was one of the
Deacons. Benjamin STAGGS, born (c)1810 listed in 1850 Henderson Co. NC
census. Robert STAGGS, born Sept 13, 1840 SC married April 24, 1864 in
Trasylvania Co. NC, Zenah KITCHENS, born Oct. 26, 1838 NC, daughter of
Jacob KITCHEN(S)and Luranah BRACKEN, daughter of James BRACKIN. Any
concerning ancestors and/or decendants of any or all mentioned
Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org searching for: ANDERSON, BEAVERS,
(BRACKEN), GARRISON, GILBERT, GLAZNER, HAMPTON, KITCHEN(S), LEE,
PAYNE, STAGGS, SWINT, WOOD, and others.
Look-Up. Elisha Cheek died in Hayesville, Clay County NC in 1923
(Gravestone). Does anyone have the Clay County Index to Estate records
available to them? I would surely appreciate a look up! Norm Ricker