Jul - Sep 1997 Queries
Hamilton County, Tennessee


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Wendy Fennell Wed Jul 2 14:50:05 1997
FENNELL/WALKER Am looking for the families of Samuel Igo FENNELL/FENNEL b. April 4, 1842 in Chattanooga or Harrison, Hamilton Co., Tn. married Mary Ann D. Walker July 09, 1865 in Hamilton Co., Tn. I beleive Samuel's mother was Emaline Fennel who was living in Hamilton Co., Tn at the time of the 1850 Census. Living with Emaline was Eliza b. abt 1839, Nancy b. abt 1843, Samuel, and Monroe b abt 1848. Samuel and Mary Walker had 4 children: John Lewis Fennel, Mary Ann Fennel, Andrew Jackson Fennel and George Ann Fennel. Mary Ann died giving birth to George. I know Mary had a sister named Kitty Walker but have not other information on the Walker family. Mary and Kitty were both born in Tenn. If you are researching these names please contact me.
Brenda Mason Campos Thu Jul 3 17:50:36 1997
BOWEN,ETHRIDGE,McCLURE,GIBBS,HALE would like to hear from anyone researching these surnames.

Mary Looney Thu Jul 3 20:10:15 1997
I'm searching for the gravesite of my great-great-uncle, J. Lafayette HOVEN, who died in Chattanooga on August 3, 1862. He was a Confederate soldier at the time, serving as a private in Co. H of the 32nd Alabama Infantry. His service records state that he became ill and died in Chattanooga, so I do not think his death was the result of injuries recieved in the Civil War. He was from Clarke County, Alabama. Thanks for any help or guidance on locating him.
Pat Johnston Treadwell Sat Jul 5 15:42:48 1997
Looking for information on the siblings of my ggrandfather James Harvey and Fanny JULIAN JOHNSTON, children of Columbus McEwen and Nancy PRATER JOHNSTON. Sarah A. Johnston b. 1863 m. Anderson BARGER 1/5/1881, Francis Carlyle Johnston b. 1865 m. Jennie SMALLING, Alice Johnston b. 1869 m. James HELMS, Carrie Lea Johnston b. 1870 m. Horace LUTTRELL, J.W."Jack" Johnston b.1872 m. Nannie BUTTS, Minnie Viola Johnston b. 1875 m. Andrew MOORE Martha Odie Johnston b. 1878 m. William SMALLING, and Addie Johnston b. 1880 m. John BRENIZER. Thank you, Pat Treadwell P.O. Box 2015 Dunlap, TN 37327
Frances Harper Sun Jul 6 09:39:00 1997
Seeking info on the first marriage/wife of Eugene Jackson WOODWARD who lived in Chattanooga with this wife at some time between 1898 and 1913. The marriage ended in divorce by 1913 with no children. She is believed to have come from the Chattanooga area.
Judy McCombs Thu Jul 10 06:08:10 1997
Looking for ancestors of William McCombs. Born 1800 in NC. Married (Polly) Mary Nowlin, dau. of James Nowlin and Winnie (Sucky) Mathis Nowlin, on Aug. 25th, 1822 in NC. Migrated to Tennessee. Died in Hamilton County, Aug 15, 1851. Children: Susan,1824-John M.,1825-Elizabeth,1827-William Allen,1829, James Nowlin,1831-Lewis, 1833-Richard and George,1836-David Jackson,1838-Sarah Angeline,1841-Charles Wesley,1843 and our link Samuel Alexander,1846. Please E-mail me at: mccombs@flash.net
David Reynolds Fri Jul 11 21:23:21 1997
I am looking for Thomas Reynolds b. 1802-d. ca. 1864, N.C. married Nancy ? b. 1804-d. 1878 Hopkins co., Tex., Virginia. Six children were born in Old Port, Cocke Co., Tenn. Susan b. 9/7/1828 - d.?, William b. 8/20/1827-d. Bogota, Tex. 1906, David b. 10/20/1830 - d. Hopkins Co. Tex 1916, Lemuel b. 1/17/1832 - with Lee in Maryland, Nathaniel b. 2/17/1833 - d. Tenn. 1912, Berry b. 1/22/1837- d. Sale Creek,Tenn. 1912, Thomas b. 3/1/1841 - d.?, James Madison b. 3/8/1846- d.? Family was living in Meigs Co., Tenn in 1850 Census and at Sale Creek, Hamilton Co, Tenn in 1860 Census. Civil War divided family with 4 sons on one side and 3 sons+son-in-law on the other. William was wounded and ended war in Alabama, David was captured at Murfreesboro and spent rest of war as prisoner in Indiana. Berry fought for Union and is buried in N. Cemetery in Chattanooga. Partof family moved to Missouri. If you have information on this family please contact David Reynolds atdavereynolds@pdq.net. Thanks!

Dennis Schafluetzel Sat Jul 19 21:50:22 1997
Looking for information on NOLAN family. Nicholas NOLAN listed 1880-85 Chattanooga city directory. Was married to May IRISH who died 1/30/1930 age of 90(obit. Chattanooga Times). Nicholas had brother Robert Emmet who married Margaret GOREY. Nicholas had sister who married Roderick MCLEOD Need information on Nicholasís parents. E-mail ray-mond@mindspring.com
Char Herron Sun Jul 20 20:18:03 1997
Seeking info on both Henry Grady Dickerson m. Mabel Irene Harris b. est 1896. Mabel Irene b. in Chattanooga her mother's maiden name was Green. Henry had two brothers Erol and Roy Dickerson born in La Fayette Georgia who moved to Texas.
Charles Bearden Mon Jul 21 13:28:12
I am looking for any information available about my great, grandfather whose name was John Reese Smallwood, born 11 May 1851 in Cottonwood or Chattanoga, TN. He had two sisters, who never married. They were named Elizabeth and Sarah and lived on the family's home place--so I assume they owned property in the area. He had two brothers, Mathew and Andrew. John Reese moved to Texas, married twice, raised two families and died and is buried in San Saba County, TX. Thanks for any info you may be able to provide and you interest. Charles Bearden
debra Sun Jul 27 22:57:34 1997
looking for BARBEE, jones, BEAVERS, EPILY 1800-1890 hamiltom, mcminn, james co.

Grace Gilgen Mon Jul 28 01:57:39 1997
I am looking for a Lewis R. or Silas LAY that lived in Hamilton Co. Tn. He had a son by the name of William Robert LAY b. jan 1853/4. William Robert LAY is my grandfather. When William Robert was 5 yrs. old his mother Mary Elizabeth (Brown or Smith) died, Abt 1858/59. Lewis R or Silas Lay then remarried and died between 1863 and 1870. William Robert was then living with his Step-Mother and her new husband (names unknown) but was raised by a negro family. At age 13 William Robert was arrested for helping negro's make knives. he was being taken to a prison in Mississippi, when he escaped. He ended up in Utah were he married Emily Phydilia Kenner in 1883. They had 13 children. He died in Taft, Ca. in 1935. Any information you can locate about Lewis R. or Silas Lay would be greatly helpful. Sincerely,
Rick Albright Mon Jul 28 15:02:11 1997
Will exchange info on the family of Richard SHIPLEY Jr., 1814-1908, and his first wife, Julinda WINDHAM, 1816-1862, of Dallas, Hamilton Co., TN., latter of MO and IA. The Windhams operated a stable at Dallas. Richard Jr. was a son of Richard and Hannah "Rettie" (HUGHES) SHIPLEY. Related Hamilton County lines include: ROLLER, CAMPBELL, BURKETT.

Sharon Foree Mon Jul 28 22:36:34 1997
DOWNEY, James Carroll born 1866 TN. Wife Sarah/Sally born 1874 TN. Children: Samuel, Rosa, Jessie or JC Jr., Arlie, Alice, Tenny, Annie, Sallie born between 1896 and about 1916. Found on Hamilton Co, TN census 1900, 1910, 1920. Need info on Jessie esp. Contact Sharon Foree WRXH33A@Prodigy.com
Margaret Alley Tue Jul 29 22:11:02 1997
Seeking any information on John S. GOODMAN who was born 19 Aug 1844, Harrison, Hamilton, TN. His parents are reported to be James Goodman and Sarah... John is found in Hunt County TX in 1861. On 2 Nov 1864, he married Mary A.F. (Polly) HUNT. I have info on the family from about 1864 to present time. Need John's parents and any info on siblings. Will share info.
Brenda Wed Jul 30 23:36:08 1997
I am searching for a book titled, " Queen of the Lady Hobo's" written by Alta Sanders, she was living in Chattanooga at the time this book was published in the 1930's. Any help finding this book is appriciated. I am looking to buy the book or at least copy some of the stories for the family history. Thanks for any help.
Brenda Wed Jul 30 23:50:19 1997
I am searching for information on the family of James Robert SNEED born 1844 in Rhea County, married Susan WEBB in 1873. Susan is buried in the Forrest Hill Cemetery in Chattanooga. Would love help in finding out if James R. is also buried there. Any information on the Sneed family is appreciated. Thanks for any help. Brenda

Sue O'Neal Thu Jul 31 05:37:38 1997
Looking for info on William Edward Bean b in Sody Daisy (Rhea Co) TN, 3/12/1839. m. Alzade Sanders March 28, 1869 Grundy Co. TN. d. 1904. We know that William had a brother Robert and a sister Martha. Martha m. John C. Smith. They had twin sons Floyd and Lloyd. It is thought that Robert and William were parted during the War. None of William's children knew anything about other family members or father's family. I do have parents and grandparents of Alzade. Thank you for your help in this puzzle.
Lori Houghton Thu Jul 31 09:39:26 1997
I am looking for information on my father's 1/2 brother. He was called SONNY BOY JOHNSON. My father's name is EDGAR JOHNSON. My father's father's name was LAWRENCE M. JOHNSON. Lawrence dis- appeared in the late 1930's. SONNY BOY's mother was from Municie, IN area. I think her name was Marie. SONNY BOY lived with his mother in the Chattanooga, TN area after the disappearance of Lawrence. Lawrence was from Chattanooga. My father believes that Sonny Boy's birth name may have been Lawrence. Please e-mail any information on Sonny Boy.

Ray Roddy Thu Jul 31 17:57:39 1997
Looking for the parents of Elizabeth LANE who married John RODDYE May 31, 1815 in Hamilton County. John was the son of Colonel James RODDYE. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
chris Sat Aug 2 15:22:38 1997
MILLER, HOOD, ADAMS, Looking for the ancestors of Lawrence Buford Miller, Margaret Adams or Doris Elizabeth Hood settling in the Chattanooga area in the late 1800's early 1900's. I believe that there were brothers that served on both side during the Civil War. Margaret Adams was a Hood before her marriage and I believe her husband's name was Lon. Lawrence Buford Miller worked for a soft drink company in either Chattanooga or Rossville GA. He passed away in the late 1970's. Doris and Lawrence had two sons, Lawrence S and Michael A. Miller. Lawrence S. was also known as Stanley and attend high school in Chattanooga during the early 1950's. Also looking for Lawrence Andreas Anthony Miller, Lawrence S. Miller's son born in Chattanooga on Feb 04, 1963.
David Carlson Sun Aug 3 12:48:51 1997
Seeking information on Dr. Richard Lemuel BUTT. Although married in Georgia he enlisted in Tennessee as a doctor in the 154th Sr. Infantry Regiment and is thought to have been from the Chattanooga area. Any information would be appreciated.
pitchman Mon Aug 4 10:09:13 1997
looking for info on LEO CHAMBERS, who lived and died in chattanooga, tn., sometimes during the 1940s. sometimes between 1946-48. probably born in the 1800s.thanks for any information. pitchman2@msn.com

Mike Baughn Mon Aug 4 19:41:03 1997
I'm researching various Chattanooga,Hamilton, Tennessee families. These major family groups are: John SCHMITT Sr. & Elizabeth SCHMITT Martin Van Buren CUNNINGHAM & Polly Ann NICHOLS Jepthey M. PORTER & Mary E. COGBURN It is verbal tradition that John SCHMITT served with the Confederate army from about 1863 until the war was over. It is verbal tradition that Martin Van Buren CUNNINGHAM served with the Confederate army from about 1861 until the war was over.There is some indication that he may have served with the union army at the close of hostilities. Any information that connects these families with further generationswould be greatly appreciated. MKB
S. Steinberg Tue Aug 5 09:22:18 1997
I wanted information on ABRAHAM BARNETT CASSELL, who lived in Chattanooga, and operated a scrap metal business. He died around 1934. Also any information on MINNIE CASSELL, his wife.
Steve Nelson Wed Aug 6 18:22:40 1997
Looking for information on Joseph Santford LOFTIS, Sr., who was born abt. 1798 in Bradley county and died bef. 1844 in Bradley County. His children were Susana LOFTIS (b. abt 1827) and Joseph Santford LOTIS, Jr. (b. 11/15/1827 in Hamilton County, TN) Joseph Santford Loftis married Nancy Jane DAVIS in Bradley County 5/24/1849; their children were: Andrew J. LOFTIS. Zachary Taylor LOFTIS, Margaret Clementine LOFTIS, Lucy J. LOFTIS, Jefferson Davis LOFTIS, Mary Alcie LOFTIS, Josephe E. LOFTIS, and Texas Ann LOFTIS, all of whom were born in Bradley County, TN. Thanks.
Martha Kidwell Wed Aug 6 18:36:16 1997
I am searching for information about William "Ham" Howard, married to Susan Webb, daughter of George Webb and Loretta wilhoite. My grandmother was one of their daughters. Her name was Gertrude Lee Howard and she married Clifford Carl Allen. My father was Carl Lee Allen married to Ruba Martha Parks. I was told by my grandmother that "Ham was a co. judge in James Co. , ran a livery stable, and at one time had a lumber co. in East Chattanooga. Any information on any of these relatives would be welcome, Howards, Allens, Webbs,etc. At this time, I do not have birth and death dates, except for Susan Webb Howard (b. 2/12/1875, d. 1/10/1970, Clifford C. Allen (b. 1/22/1891, d. 6/30/1964), Gertrude Howard (b. 9/11/1896) Carl Lee Allen (b. 2/2/1916, d. 8/11/1993). Clifford C. Allen's parents were James C. Allen and Minerva Elder. James C. Allen was a surveyor in Bradley Co., served in the Civil War, and was a school teacher at one time. The old Allen farm (Jame's father's farm) was supposedly located near the site of the TNT plant in Hamilton co. Minerva Elder Allen came from Elder Mtn, in Chattanooga.The Allen homeplace in bradley Co. was located between Black Fox community and Lebanon Community and is still standing today. Thank you for any information you may have.

Cathy Hall Thu Aug 7 06:52:29 1997
MILLER/HERRIN Searhing for information on Wm. S. MILLER and wife Milberry T. HERRIN, of SC and Hall Co. GA. After much searching have finally found them in Hamilton Co., TN in 1840. They possibly had a daughter named Elizabeth, b. 1835 GA, that married Anderson COOK. Thanks for any help...Cathy
Zandra Horn Fri Aug 8 20:58:34 1997
Looking for parents of Eva Wood born 24 Mar 1872 in Chattanoaga,Hamilton County TN. TN. Found her on 1910 Census for Shawnee County KS with husband and family. Listed on Census 1920 as widow in Lincoln County CO. Eva died 25 jul 1941 in Colorado Springs El Paso County CO.

Angela C. Smith Sun Aug 10 14:31:04 1997
Henry (aka Harry) Francis LAWRENCE, born May 17 1867 in Oxford Twp, Adams Co,Pa, son of James Anthony LAWRENCE and Agnes C. HART. He was one of 11 children. He moved to Tennessee and died in Chattanooga Tn on Jun 13 1936. Did he ever marry? Have children? Willing to share info on his ancestors if you have info on his descendents.
Kathy Tidwell Sun Aug 10 20:36:39 1997
Would like information on Hamilton county FITZGERALD familes. My g-grandfather was John Coleman FITZGERALD b. Hamilton Co. in 1844. His parents were Nase/Nasa and Polly (COOK) FITZGERALD. Coleman's brothers were Wm., Nasa, Elvin, Albert, Columbus, A.J., Monroe, and Jeff. His sisters were Mary A., Martha,and Caldonia. Nase/Nasa FITZGERALD's parents were William and Edith FITZGERALD. Nase/Nasa's brothers were Samuel, William, and Woodson. These famililies lived in the Ooltewah area from 1840's to the 1880's. Coleman and his wife Harriet (Keeling/Keylon/Kelan) FITZGERALD moved to Indian Territory, now Oklahoma, in 1898. I would like to contact any descendants of these families.

G. David MacKenzie Mon Aug 11 22:51:05 1997
Looking for information on Asahel Rawlings, Jr. (b. 1781), Nathan N. Rawlings (b. 1818), and Philip T. Rawlings (b. 1826) all of whom either were born or died in Hamilton Co., Tenn. Can anyone tell me where Jackson's Chapel is in Hamilton Co?
Janice Worley Tue Aug 12 10:58:19 1997
I am looking for information on Hartwell and Elizabeth Earp Duncan. They lived in Hamilton County, Tennessee in 1860. He was listed as a Civil War deserter. She moved to Floyd County, Indiana by 1870. Need to know if he died in Hamilton County, Tennessee. If he had family members living in Hamilton County, Indiana. He was born in North Carolina-parents unknown.
Jack Glasgow Tue Aug 12 15:49:07 1997
Nancy COBBS born Dec 1831, Chatanooga, Hamilton Co., Tenn. Parents were William & Jane (unknwn) COBBS. Believe they were in Ga. in 1820s. They were in Monroe Co., Tn. in 1840. Any clues on this family much appreciated.
Joe Rogers Tue Aug 12 19:30:36 1997
Seeking George W. Rogers; born Monroe Cnty Tenn. abt. 1812. He married Catherine Jackson; born abt. 1810 in Sequatchie Cnty Tenn - died in 1880 in Hamilton Cnty Tenn. They lived in Retro Tenn abt. 30 miles north of Chattanooga. George was a licensed Exhortor in the Methodist Episcopal Church, he was justice of the peace in Monroe Cnty and a deputy sherrif in the same cnty. Seeking any information on either George or Catherine, these are the parents of James C. Rogers of Hamilton Cnty Tenn., my ggrandfather. Any help is greatly appreciated.
Lynn Hawkins Fri Aug 15 21:10:57 1997
ARRWOOD/ARWOOD & BARRETT FAMILIES Would like to hear from anyone doing research on the Arrwood family. Looking for descendants of Isham Arrwood/Arwood. Know son of Isham is Nathaniel "Nate" Arrwood/Arwood, b. ca 1800 Southeast TN--d. Towns Co., GA, Nate married Sarah "Sallie" Barrett, b. 1805 NC--d. Towns Co., GA, dau. of Davie and Elizabeth___?____Barrett.
Fannanell H. Hatfield Sat Aug 16 09:01:39 1997
I'm looking for anyone connected to the FROST family that lived in Chattanooga, Hamilton, TN. in the 1930's-50's. Kate FROST married Grover BAILEY. She had two brothers, Jack FROST and Dick FROST. They were the children of FROST and Cordella SMITH. Thanks.
Fannanell H. Hatfield Sat Aug 16 10:39:01 1997
Looking for info. concerning Tinsley RHODES and wife Fannie. One known child, a daughter, Martha RHODES who married Daniel BOWMAN. Martha was born July 15,1846. She died Jan 19, 1918 and is buried in Bradley County, TN. May have lived in Hamilton County, TN in the late 1800's to early 1900's. May have connections to the RHODES furniture family. Thanks
Suzanne Leonard Sat Aug 16 17:00:39 1997
I have an uncle who was killed in the Civil War (Union) in Chattanooga. No one in the family knows where he is buried. Can anyone tell me what would have happened in a case like this? Would his body have been returned to the family? Would he be buried in a military cemetery? Is there such a cemetry in Chattanooga? Thank you.
Sandie Huffstutler Mon Aug 18 18:26:01 1997
My great grandfather, William Benjamin GRAVES, died in a mining accident 01-04 Jul 1939, on Lookout Mountain. He worked for the Sunshine Mining company. Does anyone have information on this incident or the company? Sure would appreciate the help. Sandie
Robert McAlear Wed Aug 20 06:53:52 1997
William G. HILL died at Soddy 23 Oct 1955 age 81. Obit mentions dau Mrs. Willie MOORE of Chattanooga. Dennis W. HILL, son of William G., died at Chattanooga 1 Oct 1948. Obit mentions sons Ray HILL and Jimmie HILL also dau Mrs. Barney HUNDLEY all of Chattanooga. HILL family was from Franklin Co. and may have settled in Hamilton Co in early 1940s. Need info.

Virginia Potter Fri Aug 22 14:30:39 1997
Joseph Hudson b 1809 in Va, his wife Elizabeth, b 1816 also in Va. and their family were on the 1850 census of Hamilton Co. By 1860 they were in Van Buren Co. Arkansas. Is anyone working on this family? I need Elizabeths maiden name and where they were from in Virginia. Their children were Mary, Sarah, William, Jacob, Margaret, James, Eliza, Harriet, John, Joseph and Amanda Elizabeth HOLLEY. Thanks.
DOROTHY SOUTHERN Wed Aug 20 19:38:47 1997
Present query still running on JOHN SOUTHERN AND family of Hamilton County, Tennessee, then by 1860, POLK COUNTY, ARKANSAS, where John Southern died in 1880. Any information whatsoever you might provide on this family would be gratefully received. Thank you PLEASE NOTE RECENT E-MAIL ADDRESS CHANGE.
William L. Levan Sun Aug 24 19:49:56 1997
TEAGUE-O'NEIL-LEVAN - Searching for info on: Dolphus/Dolfus/Doll/Dolf TEAGUE b:1840s-1860s in TN d:1898/1899 in TN (Whitwell/TracyCity or Marion/Grundy County area in a mine there. m: Hannah O'NEIL/ONEIL/O'NEAL/ONEAL frm TX b:1840s-18860s children are: 1. Molly TEAGUE LEVAN b:11 Sep 1883 TN/AL? d:6Feb1947 in Empire,Walker Co., AL m:1897 d:6FEb1947 in Empire, Walker Co., AL James Benjamin Levan, IV (nicknamed FATE) b:1872 TN d:June1960, Empire, Walker Co, AL 2. James Davis"Jim" TEAGUE b:17 Aug 1888 Whitwell/Cheekville, TN TN; m:Lula Elizabeth Griffith 3. Ellen TEAGUE Chadwick b:Est 1880s in TN Ellen TEAGUE b: abt 1880? TN m1: Hubert CHADWICK m2: Stroder/Stroter a.Oldest child of Molly TEAGUE was: James Edward LEVAN b:8 Feb 1900 Whitwell,Marion Co, TN d: 8Jan 1990 m: Ella OWENS, b 3 Feb 1899 Oldest b.Oldest child of James Davis (Jim) TEAGUE was: Lucille TEAGUE McCoy b: 3Feb 1907 m:Howard McCOY c.Oldest child of Ellen TEAGUE was:Ellie Chadwick Any information sincerely appreciated. ontact: William Link Levan (205) 663-9921 /(205) (205) 806-2430(pager) or (205) 541-6335 Mobile #. SnailMail Address: William L. Levan 800 Valleyview Rd., #C-34 Pelham, AL 35124.
Steven H Alsip Sun Aug 24 15:54:36 1997
I am searching for JOHN ROBINSON b. abt 1820 d. bef 1860. He was married to NANCY WILLIAMS, b. Apr. 27, 1822 , died June 11, 1902. She was the daughter of JOHN WILLIAMS , and his wife RUTH. They had a son named JOHN HARLOW ROBINSON, who was married to TABITHA CAMPBELL. They also had a daughter that was my grandmothers, grandmother. Her name was NANCY MIRANDA ROBINSON. She was born in 1839, Hawkins, County, TN. SHe died April 16, 1916, @ Corbin, Whitley County, KY. MIRANDA was also known to go by NANCY, her first name. My grandmother died the day before Christmas eve last. NANCY MIRANDA has been a "strange bird to track"! Apparently she married ELI HOWELL , March 1, 1856, in Jefferson County, TN. She & ELI HOWELL apparently had a son, ROBERT HOWELL. The marriage did not last long [ no divorce has been found to date ]. ROBERT HOWELL was born abt. 1856. However by Nov. 29, 1858 , in GRAINGER COUNTY, TN., she remarried my G/G grandad, DUNCAN HASH [1838/40 -1900/10 ], who had just ended a brief marriage himself, in Whitley Co., KY. ! They are both buried in Corbin, Ky., but even they were seperated in their last years. I believe Nancy Miranda was hiding her 1st child from his father [ ELI HOWELL ]. After she moved to Whitley Co., Ky., with her second husband, she is found in the next county [ Knox Co., KY.} on the 1860 census. They had lived in Grainger COunty, Tn., in Oct. 1859, when my great grandad, JOHN HASH [1859/1935 ] was born. After 1860, the Howell child is not found. I believe Eli Howell "collected" his son. A older brother of my grandmother's was in his 90's when he died. He told me of a trip to the Morristown , Tn., area as a very young man. There his father introduced him to a "uncle he had never heard of before"! This uncle was involved in some sort of wood business. Was this the missing child "Robert Howell"? My great uncle could not remember any more info about the meeting. NANCY MIRANDA ROBINSON HOWELL HASH went onto have 11 more children with her 2nd husband, most of which migrated to Eureka, California in the early 1900's. I am looking for this JOHN & NANCY WILLIAMS ROBINSON family, as well as ANY info possible about this missing ELI HOWELL, the son, ROBERT HOWELL, and any thing connected to this enstranged family. PLEASE!!!! If you know anything, or are connected to this family, PLEASE CONTCT ME!? I will share all I have. STEVEN H. ALSIP, 1897 5th street road, Corbin, Ky., 40701-9590, 606/523-2700
Reen Sun Aug 24 15:06:03 1997
Looking for info on the lineage of surnames, FAIRBANKS, COZART and SPRINGER. William Richard FAIRBANKS was born in Hamilton County, Tenn., probably in the late 1860's. He was married to Martha Josephine COZART, whose parents were Pulsey COZART and Sarah SHELTON. His parents were Richard FAIRBANKS, born in 1845, and Nancy Elizabeth SPRINGER.
Barbara Martin Sun Aug 24 13:43:28 1997
Seeking info on JOHN BLAIR MARTIN, born circa 1855 in Tennessee. Married SARA SOPHONIA JOSEPHINE BELLZONA PARTHENIE, COUCH ca 1890. Would like to parents of JOHN BLAIR MARTIN and wife. Supposedly in Chattanooga TN. in 1898. Children FELIX, NANNIE, CHARLIE HOGAN, and LILLIE MARTIN. Barbara Martin 3010 Abbott Lane Paris, Texas 75460
Lenny Luman Sun Aug 24 10:50:12 1997
I am seeking information on Zadock (Zedoc) LUMAN,LEWMAN,LOOMAN. It is my understanding he was in the U S Census in 1850 in Hamilton County. He had a son Joweph Newton LUMAN who was born in 1838.I would like to know if he had a son named John Henry LUMAN born in about 1846.I know Zadock was in Meigs county in the early 1840's. Also according to my information Zadock was born in 1783. I am also wondering if he might have died in that area. Any information will be greatly appreciated. Lenny Luman
Debbie Rupe Mon Aug 25 12:02:58 1997
I am trying to locate information on my grandmother. Her Maiden name was Addis JONES. Born 1905 in Whiteside Tennessee (Hamilton Co.). She was married to Carmen E. Wilson and had two sons William and Jack.

Pat WARD Mon Aug 25 22:35:24 1997
DAVID ULYSSES CROCKETT. I am trying to locate the family of David Ulysses Crockett who lived in Chattanooga, TN in 1887. His mother's first name initial was "L". I do not have the first name of his father, or know if this David was related to "Davy" Crockett. However, David Ulysses CROCKETT married Emma RAMMELKAMP sometime after 1887. Emma RAMMELKAMP was from st. Louis, MO. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
debra woodall Tue Aug 26 10:30:14 1997
looing for info on william EPPLY/EPLY 1850-1930 hamilton co tn. also infob on louis BARBEE or anyone in BARBEE line.

Lorna Ellis Tue Aug 26 10:56:57 1997
Looking for any TALLEY/TALLY's or their relatives in Hamilton Co., TN. Known relatives that went there are as follows: 1.Berry TALLEY (1827, Laurens Co., SC-1909, Hamilton Co., TN) m.1. Ellender Gay LANGSTON, (1818-1862) kids: John TALLEY m. Sarah C. BURCH, Nancy TALLEY m. ?? BIGGS, William TALLEY, Stephen G. TALLEY (b.1847), Mary TALLEY (b.1850) m. ?? PETTY. m.2. Celina OLIVER/OLLIVER (d.1874) kids: Kesiah Talley m. ?? LEE m.3. Martha WRIGHT (1847-1879) kids: Alice TALLEY, Tennessee TALLEY m. ?? McDOWEL, Berry TALLEY, Margaret TALLEY m.4. Margaret Betters LEE (1844-1915) kids: Thomas Wesley TALLEY 2. Floyd TALLEY (1836-1912) m. (1870) Nancy Jane SHULL 3. Samuel TALLEY(1908-1975) m. (1933) Edna Lee BIVENS (1912-1993) Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Lorna http://www.mindspring.com/~emikiani/talley/

Lorna Ellis Tue Aug 26 11:07:18 1997
Looking for the descendants of Ruric G. BIVENS (b.19 Sep 1901-d.19 Feb 1950) m. Florence PARKER (b.18 Oct 1902-d.2 Jul 1979). They are buried in Chattanooga Memorial Park. Ruric was the son of Amos BIVENS and Lula Mae BREWER. His sister Edna Lee BIVENS TALLEY was my grandmother. The BREWERs and BIVENSs wer in Bradley, Polk, and Hamilton Counties. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Lorna http://www.mindspring.com/~emikiani/talley/
Robert McAlear Tue Aug 26 22:26:41 1997
Wish to contact descendants of Dennis W. HILL, died Chattanooga, 1 Oct 1948. Had children: Ray, Jimmy, and Angeline who married Barney Hundley. Still living in Chattanooga in 1955. Object is to learn whereabouts of descendants of Dennis' brother Dalton HILL. Please help.
Cindy Gardner Thu Aug 28 19:25:35 1997
james russell MCCOY b.jan?1888 d. 22 july 1941 on the marker in chickamauga it says Tennessee. Sgt. 325 INF. 82 div. He was born in Tenn .I would like to know where in Tenn he was born and where he died..Also, I would like to know what his fathers name was , I have my gg,mothers' name but not my gg.fathers name which was james russell father.thks in advance for any help you can provide me..james russell had 2sbrothers,William, Bud freemon. There were three sisters Callie Lelia and Nellie Lillie.Nellie Lillie married e.r. MAY and he was a agent for metropoliaton ?? Insurance co..I think james Russell married a sarah BOWMAN in 1913..in Ga??? Lelia married wiley d. WRIGHT who was born in somerset KY..and retired from the Railroad..Sorry maybe all this wasn't needed, plz e-mail me ..thks... cgardn10330@aol.com

James Scarborough Sun Aug 31 08:35:00 1997
I am looking for any info on my Grandfather and Grandmother James M. (Marshall or Mendell ?) SCARBOROUGH, born in Knox County? year unknown, death in mid to late 1920AEs, burial place unknown, Married Neal GILLESPIE in Rhea Co. year unknown. One Son James Mendell Scarborough DOB 3/12/1916. After Grandfathers death Grandmother and Dad lived with her brother Raleigh oPeckoe Gillespie on the TN river in S. Rhea Co.
William L. Levan Sun Aug 31 18:10:31 1997
TEAGUE-O'NEAL-LEVAN - Searching for info on: Dolphus/Dolfus/Doll/Dolf TEAGUE b:abt 1849 in TN d:1898TN MarionCo area mine. m: Hannah O'Neal b:abt 1849 in GA
The 1870 Marion Co,TN Census lists following: District 13: 1870 Census of Marion County, Tennessee - - - - - name - - - - 96-96. TEAGUE Dolphus 21 m works/coal mines -- TN Hannah 21 f Kp house GA ;Hannah's Parents & Siblings:
1860 Census of Marion County Book in Whitwell, MarionCo.,TN library found by William Link Levan Aug 29, 1997: 1001-931.
Edward O'Neal 42 m Day Laborer /50 GA
Elizabeth 40 f GA
Joel A. O'Neal 17 m Day Laborer GA
William O'Neal 16 m GA
Hannah J. O'NEAL 12 f GA
Zachariah O'Neal 10 m GA
Julia Ann O'Neal 9 f AL
Nancy E. O'Neal 5 f AL
Sarah T. O'Neal 1 f AL
It appears the Edward O'Neal family lived in Ga before 1850 when they moved to AL in 1850/1851 AL and lived there until abt 1859/1860 when they moved to Marion Co., TN. The Edwward O'Neal family isnot on Marion Co Tn Census for 1870 so either they moved back to AL or Ga or another Co in TN or someplace else...
Hannah and Dollphus children are: 1. Molly TEAGUE LEVAN b:11 Sep 1883 TN/AL? d:6Feb1947 in Empire,Walker Co., AL m:1897 James Benjamin Levan, IV (nicknamed FATE) b:1872 TN d:June1960, Empire, Walker Co, AL 2. James Davis"Jim" TEAGUE b:17 Aug 1888 Whitwell, TN; m:Lula Elizabeth Griffith 3. Ellen TEAGUE Chadwick b:Est 1880s in TN (marriage in bk1891-1900 by Euline Harris m1: Charles Hubert CHADWICK m2:? Stroder/Stroter
a.Oldest child of Molly TEAGUE was: James Edward LEVAN b:8 Feb 1900 Whitwell,Marion Co, TN d:8Jan 1990 m: Ella OWENS, b 3 Feb 1899 b.Oldest child of James Davis (Jim) TEAGUE was: Lucille TEAGUE McCoy b: 3Feb 1907 m:Howard McCOY c.Oldest child of Ellen TEAGUE was:Ellie Chadwick
On Aug 30, 1997, I found in a Book "Murder, Mayhem, and More" by Ms Euline Harris that Doll Teague died in May 1898 in a mine. The article was blurred and the article wasn't specific about the location of the mine. Doll/Dolphus Teague died May 1898 in a coal mine in Whitwell/TRACY City, MarionCo., TN.. He lived for several hours and talked with his family. He was survived by a widow and 4 children. I have not been able to find the family together anywhere. I found both Hannah and Doll/Dolphus at age 21 on the 1870 Marion Co Census but I haven't found them for 1880 and no information on the Children of this couple, my great grandparents. Any information sincerely appreciated. Please contact: William Link Levan (205) 663-9921 (205) 806-2430(pager) or (205) 541-6335 Mobil#. SnailMail Address: William L. Levan 800 Valleyview Rd.,#C-34
M D Herndon Mon Sep 1 01:01:17 1997
RUBY HOLLOMON, b: abt 1902, TX d: abt1989 GA: need any marriage records for Hamilton County. She was married several times.
Matt Cohen Mon Sep 1 13:09:07 1997
I would like to know the net worth of and number of slaves owned by James Anderson Whiteside, of Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN, in 1850 and in 1860. I would also like to know the same information for James Cameron, but only for the 1860 census.
JAMES N. SWOPE Sat Sep 6 16:43:13 1997
SEEKING BURIAL RECORDS OF THE REDBANK CEMETERY.
Bill Walker Thu Sep 4 08:47:21 1997
RIGGS, OVERSTREET Looking for info on my ggrandparents, Samuel E. RIGGS and Fairbie Ann Melvina OVERSTREET RIGGS. Although they lived in Harriman (Roane co) they were married 1/15/1889 in Sunbright, tn at the Byrd baptist Church by Rev B. Summers. From here my info runs out. Would like to trace Samuel's parents (no info) and Fairbie's parents: William calvin OVERSTREET and Mary A SEATON (could be Menorva ODUM?) who came from Kentucky. Fairbie was born 7/18/1871 in metcalfe co, Ky, but christened at the Missionary Baptist Church at Riggs chapel near Harriman Junction, Tn. I'm presuming William & mary OVERSTREET move to roane county sometime after 1871. Should be some local info as Riggs chapel infers a long-time family. Samuel died 3/16/1946 in Soddy, Tn. Fairbie RIGGS died 11/24/1945 in Daisy, Tn. Both are both buried in Riggs cemetary, mays valley, tn (no idea of which county). Also, am told Samuel RIGGS spent some time in prison for killing a man who trespassed on his property. Children I remember are William Delmar RIGGS (my grandfather), Walter RIGGS ( an insurance and medicine man), Johnny RIGGS and Stella RIGGS. There are six other children whose names I don't know. I do remember a cousin? of my grandfather, Thelma hutchinson from Soddy-Daisy who sang at my grandfather's funeral around 1972.
KEN MOON Tue Sep 2 10:32:22 1997
WOULD LIKE ANY AVAILABLE GENEALOGICAL INFORMATION ON THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS: John D. MOON Born March 14, 1823 At Norman's Store, TN (near Chattanooga) Died May 17, 1867 Married Sarah C. WILLIAMSON Born September 24, 1831
Julie Sprague Fedde Wed Sep 10 19:51:15 1997
SPRAGUE, George M.D., B: 10 Nov 1818 Ohio. Wife: Janetta Emory Sprague. D: 5 June 1905 probably in Chattanooga, TN. Prior to this, lived in Des Moines, IA and Chicago, IL. Children: Frank, Edwin, Frederick, Cora, Jannette, Elizabeth, Abigail and William.I will really appreciate any information on my great grandfather.

Tdeeleo Thu Sep 11 21:56:21 1997
I am seeking information on the following ALDER line. Barney ALDER b. ? KY d. ? TN wife name unknown. Only known child of Barney ALDER is Mark ALDER b.1869 KY d.1947 Marion Co. TN. Mark ALDER married Susie Jane BREWER b.1869 TN d. 1957 TN. Mark and Susie had the following children all born in TN: 1.William Barney ALDER b.1893 d. 1989 mr. Mary E. (?) 2.Julia ALDER b.1899 d. ? mr. Frank LEWIS 3.Jasper Lafayette ALDER b.1903 Marion Co.TN d. 1968 Hamilton Co. TN mr. Grace SMITH 4.Mitchel ALDER b. 1908 TN d. ? mr. 1st Florence GENAWAY 2nd Ora Rittenbury 5.Goldie L. ALDER b. 1909/1910 TN D. 197? TN mr. William Harvey Mcbee. Any help with this line would be appreciated. Researching:ALDER-BREWER-SMITH-PERKINS-GRIFFITH-WALLACE
Sean Williams Thu Sep 11 22:49:29 1997
Searching for info on Martha Elizabeth BRIDGES. She was Cherokee and was born in Flinstone, GA (or possibly Rising Fawn, GA) in 1864. She m. Joe PICKETT (ca. 1885) of Marion CO. TN. Their children included Charlcie, Will, Ruby, Grace and James Franklin PICKETT. Martha had a brother who lived off Gadd Rd. in Chattanooga. She died in Chattanooga in the 1930s. I am looking for information on her parents and siblings.
Sue Reeves Fri Sep 12 10:14:35 1997
My grandfather, John Manker BENTON, and my father, John Rankin BENTON, were both from Athen, Tn. My grandfather was sheriff there at one time and shot and killed. I have no information on John Manker BENTON other than this. He married Nora NEWMAN as his wife. He had three children by the names of Woodrow BENTON, Eula BENTON, and John Rankin BENTON. Any information on these people would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Robert Grayson Fri Sep 12 15:00:35 1997
I am looking for information on Louellen G. PURDOM, his parents, and more distant ancestry. According to his death certificate, L. G. was born in Hamilton County, Tennessee, June 25, 1839. The certificate says that his parents were "unknown." At some time prior to the Civil War, he moved to Kentucky and enlisted first in Company K, First Kentucky Infantry (mAY 17, 1861) and, after it was disbanded, in Company H, Third Kentucky Cavalry, Second Brigade (Morgan's raiders]. He died May 12, 1924.
Cyndi Pote Sat Sep 13 09:00:15 1997
ROGERS--Seeking information on Mahala ROGERS, b. 1814 TN, who m. John SHUTTERS in IN abt 1852. They lived in Morgan Co. and Jackson Co. IN. On the 1850 TN census, there is a family with a Mahala the right age: Henry RODGERS in Hamilton Co. TN. Henry and Mahala have several children. Could this be my Mahala? If she was a widow, what happened to her children? In 1860 she is living by a Jesse ROGERS who was b. in East TN.

Judy Kimsey Sun Sep 14 11:14:34 1997
I'm looking for information on KIMSEY, specifically, Elizabeth Ella Kimsey, nee Abernathy, b. 1/31/1872, Cherokee County, NC died Oct. 24, probably in the 1950s sometime. Also, Agnew (or Angeu) Cortney Kimsey, b. 11/111865, Cherokee Co., NC died June 21, 1934. Originally from Cherokee County, NC, they lived in Chattanooga at the end of their lives. Some records indicate they died in Bradley County, but I can't find supporting docs. Since I visited them as a very small child in Chattanooga, I'm wondering if there are records or if anyone knows of them here. Any and all help will be much appreciated

Lee CLark Tue Sep 16 09:43:20 1997
I am looking for Info on the CABLES if any one has info on the following names please conntact me at e-mail Address Thanks

Alice Webb Tue Sep 16 16:17:52 1997
Am looking for all and any information on the family of WILLIAM RENO, wife, CATHERINE CRANMORE. Looking for information on the HOUSER family, grandfather named JOE HOUSER, grandmother named BERTHA. All above from Chattanooga, Dayton area. Any help at all would be much appreciated. Thanks, AWebb
Maxine Crawford Fenyk Thu Sep 18 09:08:24 1997
I am eager to learn more about the TENER/TEENOR and the LUTTRELL families, both found in Hamilton Co., TN. My direct ancestor, Jacob TENER married Esther GIBSON, daughter of Capt. James GIBSON and Anne HUSTON of Knox Co., TN, on 22 June 1803. Apparently Jacob and Esther moved to Hamilton Co. about 1830 and she was found as a widow in that county 9 Sep 1840. One of their daughters, Isabella, was married about 1832 to Col. Caswell D. LUTTRELL. I can't yet prove that Isabella had a brother, James, but there was a Col. James G. TEENOR who married one of Caswell's sisters, Louisa, so I believe there is definitely a family relationship. Any info regarding these families will be appreciated. ( After Nov. 1 my e-mail address will be fenyk006@maroon.tc.umn).
Debra Copeland Mon Sep 22 12:20:04 1997
I am looking for information on Thompson GARDENHIRE b.1780-1790 Overton Co.,TN mmarried Martha COPELAND b.1790-1800 moved to the Chattanooga area before 1840.
Henry A Jewell Tue Sep 23 15:09:17 1997
seeking information about Peter JEWELL born in chattanooga tn february 1,1844 seek any relatives and information about JEWELL family in tenneseeand where JEWELL family emigrated from to get to tennesee
Debra Copeland Mon Sep 22 12:20:04 1997
I am looking for information on Thompson GARDENHIRE b.1780-1790 Overton Co.,TN mmarried Martha COPELAND b.1790-1800 moved to the Chattanooga area before 1840.
Judy Forehand Fri Sep 26 18:56:25 1997
Need birth and marriage information on Nathaniel G. SIMPSON and Nancy M. SMITH. Nathaniel was born 7 Dec 1824, in Tennessee, and died in McLain, Oklahoma, in Dec 1897. He married Nancy in 1847 in Tennessee. She was born in abt 1830 in Tennessee and died in McClain, Oklahoma, 20 Oct 1899. They lived in Crosstimbers, Hickory Co., Mo., from mid-1800s until about 1890. Then went on to Eastern Oklahoma. One or both were Chickamauga Cherokee Indian. They may have left Tennessee when the Chickamaugas were expelled. The Trail of Tears has a path near Crosstimbers, Mo. Nathaniel was a blacksmith in Crosstimbers.
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