larry guess Sun Oct 1 02:56:02 2000
I am looking for a marriage record for Samuel GUESS and Sally JAMES. I should be sometime from 1900 to 1910. I would like to get any info that this record contains. Thank You
larry guess Mon Oct 2 03:22:32 2000
I am looking for information on Lawrence GUESS married to Sally or Sallie James GUESS
Paula Mon Oct 2 15:54:20 2000
Seeking information on the Harvey and Emily (GIRARD) BRIDGE(s) family. Know their daughter, Annie Esther BRIDGE(s) married a gentleman by the last name of RUST. Harvey is buried in Chattanooga National Cemetery and Emily BRIDGES is buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Chattanooga with a granddaughter buried near by Emily Glen RUST. Any information on this family greatly appreciated. Also hoping someone would be able to find an obituary on Emily BRIDGE(s) died May 12, 1906 and Emily Glen RUST died July 20, 1907 for me? Thank you
Carol Guidry Thu Oct 5 07:15:37 2000
Searching for info. on John Lindsay BLACKWELL, born January 1, 1817 at Hamilton County, Tennessee. Parents: William BLACKWELL and Rebecca LINDSAY.
Otere Thu Oct 5 12:47:55 2000
Info on Jeffie Lee COOK, son of Samuel COOK, son of a COOK or possibly even a HOLT. Possible part Cherokee, also Scots-Irish blood. Jeffie Lee COOK also went by the name of Bill. He was born Sept(?) of 1907 through 1909. Father left their mom Callie (part Cherokee) maybe a CARTER or CARDER after Jeffie Lee (Bill) and his brother Howard were born. Know Callie then married a Cosmo FUSARENO or FUCARINO,or FUCCARINO, and they had houses in Chattanooga. One was on Cheek St.This was in the 1930's. J.L.COOK (Bill) was married several times.... a Berte or Birdie who drowned - may have been a legal inquer into her death,
a Lily Mae CONNELL(COOK) who was shot to death in 1935 by a friend of COOK's I think. This was in Chattanooga. COOK had married her in RINGGOLD GA. Approx 6 mo later in 1936 he married a RHEA girl also in Ringgold, Ga. They had a dau born in Chattanooga in 1937. They lived in Memphis for a time. Rising Fawn and Blue Ridge GA may have significance. An Onius HICKS may be significant. Think he died around Blue Ridge GA in late 1930's or early 1940's.
The younger brother Howard had a son called Howard Jr. who might have been born in the late 20's. Their dad Samuel seems to have lived across river from Louieville Kentucky in Indiana married again with at least another son, Robert or Bob. Name of HITE may be significant. Samuel might have been a self-styled preacher or minister or his dad. Rumors floating around saying a HOLT somewhere along the line changed his name to COOK. Callie would have relitives I think in GA and she maybe was born in North Carolina it is told. She died in L.A. CA with her husband after 1950! RHEA girl divorced Jeffie Lee COOK (Bill) in Chattanooga in 1944 or possibly 45. Think 44 though.
Thomas Crowe Fri Oct 6 06:34:06 2000
I'm looking for information on Thomas R. CROWE. He was married to a woman named Reba at the time of his death
karen c Sat Oct 7 09:14:27 2000
Anyone remember the HAGGARD's who lived on Cherry st.Chatt.Tn till abt.1945? Wm. Haggard, wife Letha, daughters, May(Mae), Thelma, Frances, "Bill", Catherine, Margaret(Peggy Sue), Theda, 1 son "Honey Boy"? My grandma is Theda and the last surviving member of the family. I'm very interested in all the sisters and their lives during ww2. All m.servicemen and scattered after death of Letha in 1945. Please respond.
esther Sat Oct 7 13:15:13 2000
I'm looking for information on my grandparents. William or Will McDADE died 1934. His wife Georgeann McDADE died in 1951. She lived with my mother Jannie LEFFEW in Daisy. Trying to find out where they lived before 1930. If you have any information on them let me know. Thanks, Esther.
Kate Robertson Sat Oct 7 21:47:47 2000
Can anyone tell me where I might find copies of the BAPTIST REFLECTOR, a newspaper published in Chattanooga in the 1880's and 1890's and perhaps beyond that. Thanks for your help.
Beth Lackey Sun Oct 8 00:29:51 2000
The earlyest of my GRAY family I have to date..
***G.W. GRAY b=1828 wife Mary A. MEADOWS CHILDREN= John O. Gray Born=7/17/1857 Wife= Berta F. David Monroe Gray B=9/10/1858 W= Polly Ann Rye Martha L. Gray B=1860 H= unknown Joseph W. Gray B=1861 W= Shara Rye (sis of Polly) Cornelia A. Gray B=1863 spouse= unknown Mary Frances Gray B=1866 H= H.G. Kennedy James William Gray B=1869 W= A. Catherine Kennedy Sarah E. Gray B= 1/1/1871 H= R/Dufus Hamilton Reese Nancy Alice Gray B=3/5/1872 H= London Pickings KennedyWell my tree look's pretty twisted... I also have more information on some of their children. If you have any question's please feel free to give me an e-mail, I'll help if I can...Beth from Missouri
Susan M. Kitchings Mon Oct 9 14:12:18 2000
Would like to find information on my great-grandfather, Harding Sylvester KITCHINGS, rumored to have been found dead in a motel/hotel in Chattanooga. Died 3/21/1906. Thanks.
JEANNIE jOHNSON Tue Oct 10 10:15:55 2000
Would someone please be kind enough to do a marriage lookup for me. William DRIGGINS to Alice? Years 1883,1884 and 1885 in Hamilton County. Jeannie
Sheila Wed Oct 11 12:28:00 2000
Looking for long lost friend. Carol VARNES. I believe her maiden name to have been LEWIS .She grew up in Soddy Daisy. Married Billy VARNES. Last known children Matthew & Christopher VARNES. Last known to have family still living in Soddy Daisy area.
I've been unable to locate her for over 10 years. Please help me find her or possably her sons.
Sue Damewood Fri Oct 13 09:40:42 2000
I am looking for the TVA listing of the graves removed from the old Harrison cemetery before it was covered with water. Were all of the graves from the old cemetery moved to the Harrison cemetery on Spring Street? I believe my great-great-grandfather Hezekiah Reneau was buried in this cemetery. Thank you.
Dan Wolfe Mon Oct 16 10:57:55 2000
Searching for descendants of Elmer Washington WOLFE born 1 Nov. 1884 in West Jersey Twp., Stark Co., Illinois and living in Ooltewah, Hamilton Co., Tennessee in 1954. His parents: William Peter WOLF(E) and Adelia Cathrine HEDDEN born in Stark Co., Illinois and Fulton Co., Illinois, respectively.
Juna Mon Oct 16 20:07:40 2000
Looking for info about a camp back in 1937.in Chattanooga,Tn These people where from Ar. Mother remembered part of this. She was 5 years old at the time.??? Juna
Barbara Neal Burrus Tue Oct 17 07:14:36 2000
Looking for info on the NEAL family and Gladys KNIGHT family who lived in the area of Chattanooga.
Please email any info to me. Thank you.
michael woods Tue Oct 17 17:56:26 2000
I'am searching for any information on my great great grandfather Mitchell Clay WOODS. He was born in 1835 in TN and may very well have been born in Chattannoga in accordance to where his birth place was on my great grandfathers death certificate. He Married Narsissias ATER in AR., but her place of birth was also TN. I'm looking for the name of Mitchell Clay WOODS father and mother.
Ted Phillips Wed Oct 18 06:40:37 2000
Looking For Information on Father and Grandfather of Walter PHILLIPS born 1901 died 1950. Buried in White Oak. Lived on Northcross Rd. in Hixson about 1926 to 1950. Walter was Walter Jr. His Father is also buried in White Oak. Walter Sr. lived in Chattanooga and ran a store of some kind. Any information will be helpful Thanks Ted Phillips.
Alma Hatfield Wed Oct 18 11:28:04 2000
I am looking for information on the HAWKINS family .They married into the WHITMIRE family. The HAWKINS family lived in Polk Co.,Rhae Co., Hamilton Co. and north Georgia. Henry Hezekiah HAWKINS -- Andrew Jackson HAWKINS -- William Dave HAWKINS --- Carl Claude Hawkins anything would be appreciated
Rebecca Merritt Thu Oct 19 20:29:32 2000
I am looking for info on John Summy BIFFLE b: 20 Nov 1890 in Dekalb Co., Georgia. He married Agnes Louise JONES, b: 21 Sept ???? in McMinnville, Tenn. John Summy BIFFLE died in Feb 1965 in Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., Tenn.
Any information would be appreciated. This is my husband's grandmothers' brother. Thank you for any help.
Steven Eugene Miller Fri Oct 20 09:13:03 2000
I'm looking for anyone who might be related to Dora MILLER, born: 1859 in Hamilton County, Tennessee. I found her in the 1900 census listed as a widow and head of household. Here's what I know:
Dora MILLER - Born: 1859 Hamilton County - Head of household:
# of Children 10. # of children living with her in 1900, 4:
SoFine MILLER - Born: 1882.
Fred MILLER - Born: 1890. (Paternal Grandfather).
Eugene MILLER - Born: 1892.
Mary MILLER - Born: 1898. (Aunt Sis). Married Jess Merrimen.
Daniel WALKER - Boarder.
Dora later married Daniel WALKER abt. 1900 or 1901 in Chattanooga Tenn. and had a daughter, Viola WALKER - Born: 1901. Viola WALKER married someone with the last name of CLAY. If you think you might be related to me, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jeane Hall Billington Sat Oct 21 12:56:09 2000
Looking for James and Ollie (Wright) HALL genealogy. As far as I know both born Hamilton County, TN. I know he died there before 1900 she died in California after 1968. They had 3 children - Virgil, Frank, Pearl. Would like any information on any of them..
James Bishop Sat Oct 21 21:48:10 2000
Looking for information on Tinnie (DAVIS) LOWE. My gg grandmother was Tinnie DAVIS. She married John M LOWE. Two known children, Luther b. 11 Sept 1885 Birchwood, TN d. 8 Aug 1958 and Maude (no dates, married unknown Mcgathey). There is a Tinnie LOWE buried in Greenwood Cem. would like info on this woman. JFBishop538@aol.com
John Hartman Sat Oct 21 22:55:02 2000
Henry C. HARTMAN (b.1852? - ?) of Red Bank, in Hamilton Co. He was a circuit-riding teacher in Soddy, Sawyers, and Montlake. Family oral history says that he was also a graduate or at least attended law school (UT?). Parents were Martin and Nancy HARTMAN.
Renea Sun Oct 22 10:54:09 2000
I'm trying to locate information on Jesse E. ADAMS married to Lillian E. TENNYSON both of Chattanooga, TN. They had 4 sons and 1 daughter. I'm looking for information on Jesse and Lillian's parents and information for their children Geneva Harvey, John Q. and George M.'s families.
Jon Tooley Sun Oct 22 16:59:13 2000
I am searching for information on the following individual whom I believe was born in Hamilton Co. Tn.: John W. MITCHELL - dob=abt 1801 - dod=unknown spouse was believed to have been: Mary Isabella BENNETT - dob=1816
This couple could have possibly been married in Hamilton Co. as well before migrating to Greene or Polk County, Missouri.
John W. MITCHELL's parents were: John MITCHELL and either his first wife, Winney SULLINS or Betsy McVAY
Any information on these individuals would be most appreciated. Thnx
Marilyn Markow Sun Oct 22 20:22:46 2000
Isaac McLAIN and Elizabeth HOLLOWAY lived in Hamilton County in 1845. Does anyone have any info on them.
Vickie Lodge Tue Oct 24 06:21:57 2000
I am looking for info regarding my great-grandfather & great-grandmother. Great grandfather's name was William N. BOND. He married Susie KIDD. They lived in Hamilton Co., TN and then later moved to Rossville, GA. My grandfather was Homer Nelson BOND, he married Ruth Estelle GINN. My great-uncle was also William BOND. My great-uncle ran a dry cleaners in East Ridge called Whiteway Cleaners. Please help w/any info you might have. My grandfather, Homer, was the 7th son of a 7th son. There has to be folks out there w/some knowledge. Please help!! Thanx, Vickie Lodge
Debbie Tue Oct 24 06:33:40 2000
Harold A. DUGGER of Chattanooga, TN married Inez GOLDEN. Looking for link to either William Lawson DUGGER, Benjamin DUGGER or Brumby DUGGER. William L. ran a ferry on TN river. Benjamin was store owner. Any info helpful.
fmr Tue Oct 24 06:33:49 2000
Searching to Hugh TIERNAN married Mary REILLY 6/24/1880. I have children: Hugh c 1895/Rose c 1896/Frances c 1897/James c 1899/ Hannah c 1900 and Joseph M. TIERNAN 1894 who married Eveline PRUESS. Would appreciate any help fran
Marilyn Caldwell Tue Oct 24 14:29:52 2000
I am looking for information in regards to my grandfather, W.B.CALDWELL. He was killed in a coal mine in Garrett, Kentucky but he was returned to Soddy for burial on August 10, 1926. His father's name was either William CALDWELL or W.J. CALDWELL. W.B. CALDWELL had a sister in Hamilton County named Nola CALDWELL who married a (first name unknown) HALE. They had 4 daughters, Marie, Eunice, Wilma and Katherine. W.B. was also known as Willie Brown. We were told that he was from Soddy,TN and that his parents remained in Soddy. I would appreciate any information you may have.
Renea Wed Oct 25 05:53:14 2000
I'm trying to locate information on Jesse E. ADAMS b. 1878 Chattanooga d. 1953 Chattanooga. Also his wife Lillian E. TENNYSON b. 1899 Chattanooga d. 1986 White Stone, NY. Both are buried at Greenwood Cemetery.
I'm also trying to locate their children George M., John Q. and Geneva. I'm looking for relatives for my father. Thank you.
Will Wed Oct 25 14:02:16 2000
I'm trying to find a probate record for my great-grandfather, Samuel Edward LOCKE, who died in Chattanooga in July 24, 1873 or 1874 (the sources differ). Where would probate records of that period be accessible, or do they still exist?
Joan Troy Thu Oct 26 07:06:51 2000
I am told that my ancestor, Barclay McGHEE was murdered by G. Washington MORGAN, son of Gideon MORGAN, in 1856 in a Chattanooga Hotel room. Does anyone have information about this event or George Washington MORGAN?
Nancy Byrd Fri Oct 27 12:48:27 2000
I am searching for a Luther WELLS and Fanny TRIPLET from Hampton Co or Brady Co, Tn. There son Bert WELLS was born in Ooetewah, Tn in 1878. Any leads would be appreciated..
Linda Sat Oct 28 07:44:23 2000
Looking for information on the DUNNING or DUNGAN family. They lived in Rhea Co.,Tn. and moved to Hamilton Co.,Tn. in the late 1800's. Thomas DUNNING was my g-grandfather,he married Sarah DYE. My grandfather was Jesse DUNNING, he married Lillian VANDERGRIFF from the Hixson, Tn. area. Thomas and Jesse both had property in the Snow Hill- Ooltewah area. Would appreciate any help. Thanks, Linda
Ashley Watson Sat Oct 28 17:20:54 2000
HAMILTON COUNTY - My ggrandfather kept a diary for about 30 years as hemoved around TN and GA. In 1890, He was in Trenton, Ga teaching school. He mentions several times going to Chattanooga to visit "cousin Robert and Lizzie BURTON, cousin Nannie BURTON, cousin Fannie TAYLOR, cousin Belle TAYLOR. His wife was Fannie Tallula WILLIAMS and I think that maybe these were her cousins but I cannot find any clues in his papers. I have traced Nannie BURTON to Nashville when she married Robert MEDEARIS. Lizzie BURTON wound up in Memphis. I think her husband, Robert may have lost his mind and had to be committed.
If anybody has these people in their line I would like to correspond and see where we might connect. best regards Ashley Watson
Gianetta Cline Sun Oct 29 07:27:18 2000
Need info on Marion HICKEY born in Chattanooga, TN around 1862. Gilbert Oscar HICKEY, his son born April 04,1888 in Hamilton Co. Thank you.
Larry Vetter Mon Oct 30 17:20:23 2000
Looking for any "lost cousins" of my greatgrandpa Henry Clay VETTER who was born Sept.12, 1850 on a farm in Morgan Township, Harrison Co., Indiana....His brothers moved to Chattanooga, TN in 1871 and were successful merchants there...J.W. VETTER 1847-1921, Jacob W. VETTER 1849-1933 and William M. VETTER 1855-1900.Any info would be appreciated and gladly share what info I have.
Helen E (Myers) Myers Wed Nov 1 18:02:32 2000
I am searching for info on John W SAMPLES born 1840. Wife Emily born 1846, don't know her maiden name. They had 8 children that I know of--Elisa A. Martha J. Janice, Nancy, John F., Lewis E., Equana, & Joseph. Martha J (Jennie) married Peter Young CARTER in Granville, Jackson Co. Tn.
Thanks--Helen E (Myers) Myers - email@example.com
James Bishop Thu Nov 2 12:03:29 2000
Looking for information on a town/community called Albionview or Albion View in Hamilton Co. Had LUSK family members who lived there. At least lived there during the 1900-1905 time frame. A copy of a old map (pre 1920) shows Albionview/Albion View to be about 6 miles NW of Red Bank, Hamilton Co. and about the same distance south of Fairmount, Hamilton Co. What happened to this town/community?
Charles Rose Fri Nov 3 17:41:53 2000
I was born in Soddy, Tenn. 09/25/1934. My fathers name was Brutus ROSE, My mothers name was Lorraine, her maiden name was MERRIMAN. My father had a brother named Sam. My father was career Navy. Our family left Tenn. about 1939 for California. If this sounds familiar, I would appreciate contact at my e-mail address.
Carole Smith Sat Nov 4 14:34:49 2000
I am told that Debra Tennessee PARKER (BANDY) and family were living in Chattanooga during the Civil War. I am told that as the confederate soldiers were approaching their home from one side, and the Union soldiers the other, that Debra (TENNIE) was sent to the BANDY's in North Georgia for safety reasons. She married Thomas Jefferson BANDY, and when she returned to her homestead, her family had disappeared. Union soldiers were occupying the home. They were never able to find any information on her family afterwards. We assume they were killed. TENNIE is my great grandmother - she had several children. There could possibly be a connection with the family name of CAMERON as well. If anyone has knowledge or even heard rumors about this incident or TENNIE, please contact me. Carole
Doyle Broome Sat Nov 4 16:59:14 2000
Looking for info on Lester C BROOM who died in probabley Hamilton County Tenn in 1980's. When did he die, where is he buried and was he married. He was born on January 3, 1904. He is a great Uncle that I am try in to find for my family tree.
Nate Bramlett Sun Nov 5 15:48:40 2000
Seeking info on John DAILEY show on page 25 of the 1860 District 4, Hamilton County census. Who was his wife and children. Thanks.
Helen E (Myers) Myers Sun Nov 5 17:54:17 2000
I am searching for John SAMPLES family. They were from Chattanooga/Soddy Daisy area of Tn. John SAMPLES wife name was Emily (don't know maiden name). On 1880 census their children are listed as Elisa A--age 16, Martha J--age 13 (My gr-grandmother), Janice--age 11, Either a T or N ancy E--age 9, John F--age7, Lewis E--age 5,Emma--age 3, Joseph--age 1. Eliza A married A. W. JONES on 9 Jan 1883 in Jackson Co. Tn. Martha J married Peter Young CARTER about 1884 in Jackson Co, Tn.
Robin Bowman Sun Nov 5 20:13:12 2000
I am trying to find information on Lemuel and Didama McBEE and their family. Lemuel was born about 1814 and Didama about 1820. They were living in Hamilton county in 1860. They were probably married about 1837. Their children were: William, Martha, Didama, John, Mary, Elizabeth, Lemuel, Francis and Joann. I would appreciate hearing from anyone who may be able to help me with this family. Thank you so much - Robin
Cheryl Hickman Robinson Sun Nov 5 20:26:30 2000
My Great Granmother was Isabelle (Dugger) HOLLOWAY who married Alfred HOLLOWAY. My grandmother was their daughter Elizabeth May HOLLOWAY who married Charley Hickman. My grandmother had a brother named John HOLLOWAY who was supposed to live in Hamilton County. If anyone has any information, I would love to have it. Thanks
Ida Mon Nov 6 03:53:59 2000
SMITH, Andrew C., June 27, 1859- August 14, 1913, is listed as buried in the Poe Cemetery. Is this Andrew Campbell SMITH? If you are working on this family, I would like to share information with you.
Libby Clay Mon Nov 6 14:20:07 2000
My great grandfather was Israel Alonzo CONDRAY who married Amanda Jane Pendergrass. He was wounded twice during the Civil War and I know that he died before the 1880 census as his wife and family was in Etowah County, Alabama in 1880.
According to his Civil War records he was entitled to a land bounty which was probably claimed in Hamilton County.
According to an article that John Wilson wrote in the Chattanooga Free Press his parents were Lester and Martha CONDRY. I have been unable to find them in a census record. Does anyone have a suggestion as to where to look for information to find his parents?
My grandfather was John Woodford CONDRAY. His siblings were Ellen, Rhoda, Sterling, Stephen, William, Asa, Mary "Mollie", Thomas, Anna, and Perliona. Many of these names are CONDRY names so can anyone give me a clue as to who his parents were?
Thanks. Libby Clay
Sue Johnson Mon Nov 6 20:20:58 2000
Searching for information on James (Buck) HARRIS living in North Chattanaooga. James died in 1950's or early 1960's. Mother was Stella HARRIS and Father Doss HARRIS of Cleveland TN. He had a sister Evelyn married to Harry PAYNE. Evelyn had a daughter Linda and married to a Ted WILKES,Jr. James had a brother named Shelby. Any information would be appreciated.
Joan Troy Tue Nov 7 07:14:25 2000
Two McGHEE mysteries. HELP!
1. A Dr. John Barclay McGHEE is said to have committed suicide in a Chattanooga Hotel in July 1855 (or 56?). Are there any Chattanooga papers for this time period that have survived so the story (if any) on this could be researched?
2. Barclay McGHEE (of Blount and Monroe counties) was murdered in a Chattanooga Hotel room in September 1856. Family lore has it that he was murdered by Washington Morgan to avenge an insult to the honor of Morgan's sister. The murder was unsolved, however. Again, same question regarding news coverage -- Does anyone know a likely source or a person who might be knowledgeable about this?
Richard Charles Sample Thu Nov 9 14:24:23 2000
Do you know any of these SAMPLE names, Elon G. SAMPLE father to Ealon SAMPLE or Elon SAMPLE who married Flora D (WILLIAMS) SAMPLE and had Nellie Grace SAMPLE, Charles Godfrey V. SAMPLE, and Hobart Elon SAMPLE. Hobart married Alma Vera (DUNCAN) SAMPLE and they had Victor SAMPLE, Joyce SAMPLE, Barbara Dell SAMPLE, James Elon SAMPLE, and Richard Charles SAMPLE (myself). The WILLIAMS side of SUTTON involved somehow?.
Charles Brutus Rose Thu Nov 9 22:07:41 2000
My fathers name was Brutus ROSE, married my mother Lorraine (maiden name MERRIMAN) in the late 1920s or early 30s. I was born in Soddy 9/25/34 and our family moved from the area in the late 1930s. My father had a brother named Sam, who may have remained in the area.
If anyone has information, I would appreciate hearing from them.
Roberta Whitacre Sat Nov 11 08:12:13 2000
Searching for info abt. the HERON family who lived in Chattanooga Tn. in the early 1900's. Unfortunately, I do not have a first name to go on, all I know is that the HERON family were cousins to one of my Irish lines, either, McCABE, CONNELL, DONAHUE, or SMITH. Supposedly, this HERON was pretty savvy in the stock market and he paid my aunt's way through nursing school and gave her stock tips. Also, I have an unidentified photo here of two men (one older than the other) that was taken in Chatanooga, Tn. I believe these men to be HERON's. If anyone has any info to help please contact me.
Thank You Roberta in Cinti.
Bobby L. Newport Sat Nov 11 11:33:40 2000
Looking for info on Dollie LEMONS COX. No dates. She lived some of her life in Red Bank, Hixson, Tenn area. She had at least one brother James Anderson LEMONS b. 1868.
LORETTA CARLIN BREWER Sat Nov 11 21:02:24 2000
I need info on David (Dave) RHINEHART who lived in Hamilton Co.1880 and before 1880 married Harriette STANDIFER. I need marriage look-up on this couple. THANKS
Carrie Hickman Allen Sun Nov 12 10:40:10 2000
I am looking for anyone with information regarding any of the following. My ggrandfather was Rev. Slater HICKMAN. HIs parentes were Ellias HICKMAN and Ellen MASON Hickman. Slater's siblings were: Jesse HICKMAN, George HICKMAN, Floyd HICKMAN, Mrs. William SETTLES, and Mrs. Maggie POE. He married AraBell ROSE. AraBell's parents were John ROSE and Nancy Ann POSEY(had 3 siblings...Jeff and John POSEY and Alameda PENDERGRASS). Together Slater and AraBell had the following children: Anita BANKS, Arvalee HICKMAN, Amos HICKMAN, Slater Jr., Paul HICKMAN, Cecil HICKMAN, Clark HICKMAN, and Floyd HICKMAN (my father). If anyone has any information regarding any of these people I would greatly appreciate it if you would pass it along. I am especially looking for anything on Ellias and Ellen's parents or John and Nancy's parents. I can't seem to find anything on these. Thanks so much!!!!
Hollie Sun Nov 12 10:55:09 2000
Looking for Leonard S RANKIN, believed to be living in Chattanooga, TN, usa. He is my grandad. He was a cook in th US air force in 1950s, dated June SMITH for 2 yrs, she became pregnant and he was sent back to the US. June had a daughter on the 27th April 1952, Rosemary June SMITH, she was given up for adoption. Rosemary is now 45 with 4 children. Please contact if you have any info. Thanks..
Evelyn Coulter Mon Nov 13 08:33:33 2000
Searching for siblings or parents for George W. BENDER. He was born about 1860, and married Martha (Mattie) GREEN in Hamilton County, TN See my information at http://geocities.com/msgmac
Terry Pierce Mon Nov 13 19:03:32 2000
Please forward information regarding marriage, divorce, etc.
Vera L. Bowie Tue Nov 14 05:22:22 2000
Richard SHERLIN B.1818 & wife Elizabeth ? b.1827 are on the 1860, Monroe Co.TN census with 4 children. Jefferson Davis SHERLIN was his youngest son b.1862. He married Florence Evelyn McDANIEL. They had 6 children & are on the 1900 Chattanooga census. The 1910 census shows only Florence and the 4 youngest children. Another entry shows #1 son Grover Cleveland SHERLIN & wife Sallie Elizabeth Safley. Another entry shows #2 son Taylor SHERLIN & wife Sallie BARNES living with her father. Sallie & Grover were my grandparents. Sallie Safley had a sister who lived in Chattanooga who is famous for the collection of glass & other antiques she left to the city that are now in the Anna Safley HOUSTON Museum of Decorative Arts. Info needed: when & where did Jeff & Florence die & are buried? The same for Richard & Elizabeth. Any info on the rest of the family in TN.
Vera L. Sherlin Bowie -- 6625 Bobby Lane, North Little Rock, AR 72118-2101 firstname.lastname@example.org
Christine Tue Nov 14 16:07:52 2000
I am searching for any information on the mentioned surnames. Nolan Jackson McELHANEY, Jane FRANK, Charles Houston McELHANEY, Mary Ester STEWART, Houston STEWART, Alice Victoria JONES, Sarah ISABELL are some of my direct relatives. Have a lot of cousins. Need more information. If any of these names ring a bell, or you are curious to see if I have one of your ancestors in my family line please email me. Thank you.
Rhonda Branham Fri Nov 17 16:29:34 2000
I am looking for any information on a Jefferson BRANHAM in Bradley Co, Tn who married Rosannah GRANTHAM also in Bradley. Their children are as follows: John BRANHAM, Sarah BRANHAM, Cynthia BRANHAM, Anna BRANHAM, Elizabeth BRANHAM, Anderson BRANHAM, Mary BRANHAM, Amanda BRANHAM, Jackson BRANHAM, and Rosanna BRANHAM.
Jefferson is my 5 grand father. If you have any of these names in your family please email me at email@example.com and I would love to swap information. Thank you, Rhonda
Bobby L. Newport Sun Nov 19 03:42:59 2000
Looking for info on Lucinda E. CARDEN b. abt 1870. Parents Samuel and Rhoda Evans CARDEN. Lucinda married a James LEMONS on May 6, 1893 in Hamilton County, Tn. The James LEMONS may be my Grandfather. Thanks:-) Bob
K.Moore Sun Nov 19 09:19:55 2000
Looking for anyone related to or researching COFFELTS or ROBINSONS of Hamilton county or Marion county Tenn. My great grandfather David Leonard COFFELT born 1872 died Sept. 1948 married Mary Jane ROBINSON born abt. 1878 died June 1965. Lived in Marion county Tenn. the late aprt of 1800's to early 1900's then moved to Hamilton co. downtown Chattanooga, Springer St. and ran a boarding house till the mid 1900's. They had:
Luther Edward COFFELT born 1895
Leonard COFFELT born 1896
Frank COFFELT born 1898
Earnest COFFELT born 1901
Florance COFFELT born 1905
Bud COFFELT born 1910
Thelma Jane COFFELT born 1912 << my grandmother ,married Henry Jesse Bice, then George W. Griffice.
Regards, K.Moore e-mail Dvltweetie@aol.com
Bobby L. Newport Sun Nov 19 11:12:04 2000
Looking for info on the George LEMANS family as listed in the 1880 Hamilton County, Tn, Census. Wifes name Clarinda, and childrens names are: Rhoda, Lucinda, John, and James. Appreciate:-) Bob
Mary Sorensen Sun Nov 19 14:11:12 2000
I am looking for information relating to Dr. Clara "Kittie" [REYNOLDS] NICHOLS and/or her husband Henry NICHOLS. Dr. NICHOLS was a practicing physician in the Chattanooga area between 1900-1935, she is my 3rd great aunt. Thank you.
Bobby L. Newport Mon Nov 20 04:25:07 2000
Need info on Sarah A GANN who married Archey LEMONS in Hamilton County, Tn, on Oct 6, 1869. Thanks:-) Bob
Pamela Killian-Bird Mon Nov 20 07:47:27 2000
Andrew KILLIAN and Pennina LASHATER are the ancestors I'm researching. Can you tell me if they were ever in Hamilton County? I know Andrew was in Bledsoe Co. in 1815, but that's about it. Any clues are welcomed...and, thanks.
David Wilson Mon Nov 20 17:19:46 2000
Does anyone have a Robert RELEFORD in your line? This fellow died in 1918, and is buried at the Greenwood Cemetery in Chattanooga. He may be my ggrandfather. Please email right away. David
Martha Mon Nov 20 22:54:18 2000
Please let me know any information you have on the listed surnames. The STAGMAIERs arrived in Chattanooga from Ohio in the 1850's - 1870's. Thank you!
Bobby L. Newport Tue Nov 21 12:59:35 2000
Need 1850/1860 Hamilton County Censuses help on Lucinda E. CARDEN who married Archey LEMONS in Hamilton County on Oct 6, 1869. I do not have any other dates. Thanks:-) Bob
Anderson E. Woods Wed Nov 22 13:10:22 2000
Anderson Eugene WOODS, DOB July 16, 1895, Chattanooga,Hamilton Co., TN; was inducted into the National Army 1918 from Rte. 2, Chattanooga. His father's name was William WOODS. I would like copy of birth certificate, church affiliation, parents' and grandparents' names, surviving relatives, any information on my father's family.
charles wilson Sat Nov 25 07:50:31 2000
I am looking for any information on my great-grandparents Samuel and Lousia MILLER. I have found them in the 1900 census living in the 7th civil district of Hamilton Co. My grand-father is Benjamine HARRISON and he was 11 years old at this time. I do not know Louisa's maiden name. THANKS
Lona Brannon Sun Nov 26 10:32:39 2000
Aaron BRANHAM, b in Roane Co in the 1830s, m Catharine FREEMAN 11/19/1854 (b NC in 1830s) also in Roane Co, moved to Chattanooga in Hamilton Co after the Civil War (lived on Whiteside Street) where both died around the turn of the century. They had a son. If this sounds familiar to anyone, please contact me.
Ted Phillips Wed Nov 29 11:15:30 2000
Looking for information on Abraham PHILLIPS Hamilton County 1860 at 72 years of age, Abraham PHILLIPS Hamilton County 1860 at 31 years of age. Both in district 13.
RE Gregory Wed Nov 29 20:27:10 2000
John P GLOVER with spouse Rebecca and son William are in Hamilton Co 1850 census. I suspect these are my gr gr grandparents but need additional information. If true they migrated into Ark before 1860 census. Any additional information greatly appreciated. e mail RGreg2080@aol.com
Bobby L. Newport Fri Dec 1 12:21:47 2000
Looking for info on Alfred b. abt 1820, Susanna b. abt 1820, GANN and their children as shown in the 1850 Hamilton County, Tenn, Census. Thanks:-) Bob
Bobby L. Newport Fri Dec 1 12:24:00 2000
Looking for info on James b. abt 1820 and Mary b. abt 1823, GANN and their children as shown in the 1850 Hamilton County, Tenn, Census. Thanks:-) Bob
Dorothy Jamison Sat Dec 2 11:15:10 2000
Seeking info on a Jesse CROW came to Illinois from Hamilton Co Tenn was married to a Mary GILL. Who were Jesse's parents ????Can you help???
Vicki Baber Scearce Sat Dec 2 16:11:24 2000
I am trying to locate the gravesite of my gggreatgrandfather,Leland WOLFE. He was born 21 October 1829 in Spartanburg,SC.Married 9 June 1850 to Elizabeth Ann BURNETT. He died 24 November 1863 at the Battle Of Lookout Mountain,Tennessee. Someone told me he was in the front lines and probably died within minutes after they met up with the enemy. Some said they were ambushed. I would like to read more information on the battle. Is there a website that would tell me more? Or would like to know how to get his military records? Vicki Baber Scearce
Martha May Sat Dec 2 18:57:15 2000
Need information on William BROWN who was in the 1840 census of Hamilton Co. I believe he moved to Cook co. Texas and is on the 1850 census there. I believe he died in Sebastian co. Arkansas in 1870. Please e-mail me at Lindalebro@msn.com.
Mona Ridge Sun Dec 3 07:10:56 2000
I am looking for information on the Edley ROGERS family known to have been living in the Hixson TN area in the early 1800's. Edley H. ROGERS was born Oct. 2, 1814. He married Mahala ____ who was born May 14, 1818. Edley and Mahala had eleven children before leaving TN. Children included: Joseph W., Henry, Eliza A., John B., William, Emily, Thomas Jefferson "Jeff", Edly A., Miranda, George and James. If anyone has information on Mahala's maiden name, I would appreciate it or any other information on the family. Thanks in advance for any help.
Bill Catlow Sun Dec 3 12:16:59 2000
Looking for ELBERFELD decendants of Emily Grace (Catlow) ELBERFELD [My great aunt and uncle] for information on family tree. Some of them teach/ did teach in the school system there Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks you
Mary Sun Dec 3 17:14:32 2000
Researching the family of Charles BLANCK and wife Sarah PARKER who lived at Chattanooga in 1880. Am interested in any information about this family and in finding their ancestors and other descendents. Thanks.
Carrie Levi Sun Dec 3 20:31:49 2000
Looking for any information on a RS (Ruth Selena?) FORTENBERRY who married Henry C. DUNBAR in Hamilton, Tennessee on Sept 12, 1862.
Delores Viola Proctor Deal Mon Dec 4 14:28:09 2000
I am trying to find info. on Peter Moses PROCTOR, son of Silas b. 1834, d. 1904 and Mary A. b. 1861, d. 1921 PROCTOR of McDowell County, NC. I am trying to find my cousin Jane PROCTOR whose father was Bob PROCTOR and mother Mildred PROCTOR. Jane is married and lives in Hamilton Co. Tennessee. She has 2 sons, I think.
shirley Mon Dec 4 18:40:27 2000
I am looking for my greatgrand father Hamilton ELLER he live on Edna Mountion. he wife name is Lucinda Eller Cross
Michelle Tue Dec 5 14:17:02 2000
Looking for any information about the ancestors/descendants of the following:
William King LOWE - born October 18, 1819. He married E. Elizabeth (unknown last name).
Among their children was James S. LOWE - born bef. September 1847, and died September 28, 1945 in Ringgold, Georgia. He married Lou Eliza WESTMORELAND (1856-1935).
Earl R. Layman Wed Dec 6 12:56:57 2000
Looking for the parents of John LAYMAN, on the Hamilton Co. Census beginning in 1830, b. 1750-1760. I have information to exchange.
Shelly Dooley Wed Dec 6 18:47:12 2000
Joseph Henry PENROSE died in Chattanooga in 1918 at the age of about 69. He died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Herbert N. (Mabel) GOULD. When did Mabel die?
Would like contact with anyone having any information on this family. Thanks. Shelly, in Indianapolis
June gill Thu Dec 7 14:02:10 2000
A W. T. HODGSON wrote a letter to my ancestor Thomas J. KEYES in October of 1895 in which he called him Uncle. He said that grandma died (Would have been Rachel KEYES) His mother did not go to the funeral because she was cripple with arthritis and nearly helpless. Bud PARISH (C. C. PARISH married to a KEYES) put her away nicely. HODGSON's daughter would be 13 years old in a week so that would put her birthday in Oct. 1895. He also said that he had been married 17 years. The address was on Ransom's Wines & Liquors stationary with the address of 838 Market St. Chattanooga, Tn. Does anyone know about this family?
I beieve that his mother was also a sister to my ancestor Thomas PETERS and I would like to learn more about her and her family. Any help would be appreciated. June Gill
Glenn Knight Thu Dec 7 15:15:46 2000
My grandparents lived in Hamilton County. Jacob KNIGHT is listed in 1840 census. My grandfather John Harrison KNIGHT was born in Harrison, Tenn. I think. He was in the Civil War as a Union soldier. I find no record of Jacob KNIGHT after the Civil War. I know that my grandfather John Harrison KNIGHT moved from Tenn. So after the Civil War I don't know if Jacob moved with him or not. I do know that 4 other children did. They were Jim, Charlie and Adie.
Any help will be appreciated. GLENN KNIGHT
Bill Catlow Fri Dec 8 10:00:14 2000
Looking for information on ELBERFELD or PARKER families. ELBERFELD-CATLOW
Veneta Mon Dec 11 08:38:58 2000
I'm doing our family roots. Looking for all of my grandpa's brother's family....one being Truman Lee STANCEL b 1916 Ga, died 1966, Chattanooga, Tenn. If you wish to share , please contact me. Veneta
Julie Wed Dec 13 21:23:19 2000
Looking for information and relatives of Garland Henry JOHNSON. He was born in 1830. He is listed on the 1860 census in Hamilton Co, Chattanooga post office. His first wife was named Mary ___. She was born in 1834 and died in 1867. Their children were Joseph A. born 1853, Nancy E. born 1855, William M. born 1858, John W. born 1860 and James born 1865. Garland then married Margaret and moved to Arkansas. His third wife was named Maud Elizabeth WOLF. He died in Boone Co, AR in 1873. If you have any information on this JOHNSON family, please e-mail me at email@example.com- Thank you very much.
Shirley Dabbs DuPont Wed Dec 13 23:42:26 2000
I would like to correspond with others who may be researching this family name. Have been researching for 23yrs and have a large file on these names. Thanks, Shirley Dabbs DuPont
Doris Thu Dec 14 07:43:35 2000
Wm. WATKINS b 1805 TN had son Wm. Douglas WATKINS b 1843 TN who m Nancy Brown HART b 1852 TN, dau. of George B. HART b 1816 TN & wife Ellen Ekens/Aikens/Akens/ADKINS. Wm. WATKINS' wife was Margaret BYERLEY, sister of whom (Lucy BYERLEY) married Wm's brother Samuel and moved to Ooltewah, TN, until after 1852, when my line went to Loudon, TN. Related surnames include DUNCAN, WHITAKER, and HOOKER.
Beverly Taylor Thu Dec 14 12:28:11 2000
Does anyone have access to the 1870 census for Hamilton Co.? I am still trying to locate the whereabouts of the family of Ira and Mahala SPARKS. We know that Ira was desceased by then but we have been unable to locate his wife Mahala and her children, Russell, Robert, John/Jack, James, Permelia and Louisa in 1870. This family were in Hamilton Co. in 1860 and located in Randolph Co., AR in 1880.
Any help would be greatly appreciated. Beverly
Laurie Fri Dec 15 10:13:34 2000
I am looking for information on Mattie Marie (LEVI) BOYD. She is buried at Union Forks Baptist cemetery. I would like any info on her family and would like a picture of her. Thanks
Michelle Moreland Orlando Fri Dec 15 14:51:11 2000
Could someone who is doing research on these surnames, please tell me, what town in Hamilton Co., TN they lived in? I am from the MORELAND line and my Thomas and Joseph MORELAND settled in Hamilton Co., TN in the 1830's. Thomas' brother, Joseph, my great-great-grandfather left Hamilton Co.,TN and settled in Walker Co.,GA around 1840 around the Lookout Mt., McLemore, Pond Springs, area. In all my research on them, nothing has been noted where in Hamilton Co., TN they lived.
Any info appreciated. Have lots of MORELAND info to share. And picture also.
Hubert Hendrie Mon Dec 18 16:55:43 2000
My grandmother Elizabeth FIELDS / FIELD was orphaned in the yellow fever epidemic of 1870's in Ooltewah, Tn She was placed in an orphanage and adopted by Lon Clark at the age of 8. Both of Her parents died in that same epidemic in the same year and are buried in the Ooltewah Cemetary. I have no First names of her parents. Is there any way to find out what FIELDS / FIELD are buried at this cemetary?
norman hall Mon Dec 18 21:20:59 2000
Looking for information on Seaborn Jasper HALL brother of Robert M. HALL any info would be great!
thanks norm hall
Linda Aaron Tue Dec 19 11:15:01 2000
Searching for information on a cemetery that was called Hot Water Cemetery, on Soddy Daisy Mountain. The cemetery is now called Redden Cemetery. I am also searching for information on Samuel Washington JENKINS, M.D. (1848-1933) buried at Varner Cemetery, and his wife, Eliza Jane (ROSE) JENKINS (1846-1899), buried at Redden Cemetery. They had a son by the name of Samuel Washington JENKINS, Jr. (1876-1956) who married Gwendolyn GAMES (1873-1929). Samuel and Gwendolyn had a daughter who married James Shelby CARD (1911-1975). I am trying to find information on the families JENKINS, ROSE and CARD. Thank you for your help.
Pamela Killian-Bird Tue Dec 19 15:12:20 2000
I have come to believe that Michael KILIAN b. 1732 Germany and d. abt. May 1793 in Orange Co., NC may have been the immigrant ancestor for whom I'm searching. He sailed from Germany on the Ship Dragon landing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1749. He lived in Davidson Co., NC at some point.
His possible children, birthplaces unknown:
Andrew b. 1750 >Wilkes Co., NC
Catherine b. abt. 1752
Jacob b. 1755 >W.VA>KY>IN and was a Revolutionary War soldier.
George b. ca. 1756-7 in NC>Stokes Co>Rowan Co., NC on Abbott's Creek.
John b. 1758 in NC>Stokes Co, NC and was a Revolutionary War soldier. He married Rebecca Wilborn of Surry Co., NC. She filed for a pension in Scott Co., W. Virginia.
Henry b. ca. 1760 >Burke Co., NC>Bledsoe, TN. Possible son my Andrew KILLIAN b. abt. 1795 in TN who married Penninah LASHATER of E. TN. Andrew and Penninah's only surviving child was my gggrandfather, Henry B. KILLIAN of Bollinger Co., Missouri who married Margaret Jane Sweezy. Bledsoe Co. TN was also the home of the LASSATER / LASSETER / LASITOR family ie. Hardy>Burrell>Burton. Although I cannot prove that Penninah was in this line, I highly suspect that she was connected to them somehow. Andrew is found on the Bledsoe Co. tax list in 1815 and later in 1820 on the Perry Co. tax list where I suspect he died in 1834. It was after that that Penninah moved with her children to Graves Co. KY, then on to Cape Girardeau Co in 1838 where she lived until her death in 1842. Cape Girardeau Co. borders Bolllinger Co. where Henry resided on 900 acres and had 10 children with Margaret Jane. Their oldest child, John Michael b. 1850 md. Lorena Rowe and they had ten children. The 2 youngest William and Thomas (my grandfather) were orphaned around the respective ages of 11-13. (I have quite a lot of information from Henry to date)
Possibly other children were born between 1760 and 1768.
William b. 1768 >Orange Co., NC>Claiborne Co., TN
Isaac b. (?) >Surry Co., NC
I'm searching for Andrew KILLIAN's and Penninah LASHATER's birthplaces, where they lived, who their parents were, when and where they were married.
Yvonne Stansbury Derouin Tue Dec 19 23:26:41 2000
Seeking any information about my father's family.Great-grandfather was Harrison STANSBURY, maybe English, married Ollie WHITE: their son was my dad, Evan STANSBURY, born in 1911, several brothers and sisters, only name I have are for two sisters, Ella Mae and Maude. Connections to both Hamilton and Marion counties,occupation said to involve coal mines.
Many many thanks.
CAROL KING Wed Dec 20 19:30:31 2000
I am looking for any information on my great granfather who's name is George Washington POOLE His oldest daughter and child was my grandmother her name was Anna Mae (POOLE) DURHAM. If you can help me I would love to hear from you I need this information because I want to find out about my Cherokee roots
Bobby Howard Thu Dec 21 10:43:23 2000
Looking for parents and siblings of Andrew J POLLARD b 12/1853 in TN. Married Mary A ?. She was born Feb. 1857 in TN. I know they were in Hamilton Co, Chatanooga, TN on Jan. 10, 1885 because my Gmother Tiley (Teley) was born on that date. They were listed on the 1900 Denton Co., TX census. There children were: Tiley, Annie, Bartley, Melvin, Augustus, Robert Lee, Thomas and Eva.
On the 1910 census they are in Scurry Co,TX.
Thomas Crowe Thu Dec 21 12:31:17 2000
Information on CROWE family early 1900 to present lived in Hamilton County
Nancy Harter (Neiheisel) Fri Dec 22 06:17:14 2000
I am looking for any information on John NELSON who lived on Sue Drive. He passed away in the mid to late 70's. He was my grandfather and want more information. He has a daughter named Josephine (?). Please email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tammy Smith Fri Dec 22 09:49:21 2000
I am looking for information on my grandfather, William Vernon SMITH (or William Vernon MORGAN, as he was known prior to his adoption.) His adoptive parents were Courtland and Lora SMITH, who lived in Chattanooga, according to the 1920 Census for Hamilton County. It is my understanding that Courtland SMITH was killed in some sort of car accident or trolley accident during the dedication ceremoney (or an opening ceremony of some nature) for the Market Street Bridge in Chattanooga, in about 1921. I am looking for anyone that might have information about Courtland SMITH's death or the accident. Following her husband's death, Lora SMITH left Chattanooga & returned to Wisconsin, where she placed my grandfather in a Catholic orphanage, in perhaps Oshkosh, WI. If anyone can provide me with any information, I would be most grateful.
Jim Gibson Sun Dec 24 06:30:42 2000
Looking for information on Thomas LEMOND. 1910 census in Hamilton County. Known children Ellen and Clementine.
Duncan Weddington Tue Dec 26 05:45:47 2000
Looking for information related to William E. BROWN b about 1874, most likely in Moore county. Son of Sanford and Elizabeth BROWN. Married Mary ?. Last possible addresses were 418 Price Street or 4611 St Elmo in Chattanooga. Any information appreciated.
Duncan Weddington email@example.com
Tom Williams Tue Dec 26 14:04:14 2000
Interested in the history of Sam BRIGHT's motorcycle businesses in Chattanooga from its earliest existence (about 1923) until his death, probably in the 1980s. Thanks.
Susan Wilson Wed Dec 27 15:27:03 2000
If anyone has done research on theBATTLE family from Chattanooga, I would be interested in communicating with you. My great aunt Mary BATTLE recently died. She would have been 99 years old on Dec. 27, 2000. She was married to Daniel HOLLIDAY from Memphis, Tennessee. Thank you.
ARDELL MILLARD Wed Dec 27 21:24:39 2000
I am looking for info on Simon Peter CARNES 7- 7- 1876 to 10-1968. Also looking for info on Zack MILLARD 12/21/1895 to 1968. Both lived in Chattanooga., Hamilton County area.
THANKS ARDELL MILLARD
CHARLES STEWART Wed Dec 27 22:40:36 2000
If the "Christine" who posted on Nov. 14, wanting information about the names above would contact me, I might have some helpful information for her. I contacted the e-mail address, but it was returned as unknown. Thank you.
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