HAWKINS COUNTY POSTED QUERIES
March 1998 Part 2
Searching parents/siblings/descendents of William Henry Smith (known
as Henry) who wed Sarah Elizabeth (Sallie) Grills on May 25, 1880 and
he is believed to have died 1894/95. Wm. Henry"s parents may have
been A.J. Smith b. Virginia and Mary Blankenship, b. Virignia.
William himself may have been born Va. and come to Tn. about 3 yrs
age. MAY have siblings Lafayett b. abt. 1848, Nancy Ann b. abt 1854,
James b. abt. 1849, John, born abt. 1858.
Would love to see 1870 census on this family. Can you help?
Submitted on Mon Mar 30 10:33:07 EST 1998
Helton,Aaron 1791-bef 1860 Hawkins co Tn wife Juda. Would like to
find out more about his kids Samuel,Jessie,Nancy,Manuel,Annis(my
line) and John( moved to Ky about 1865).I'm also missing one girl.
-- 4372 Rosegarden Ct, Dayton, OH 45424
Submitted on Sat Mar 28 13:16:17 EST 1998
Looking for ROBERTS reseachers. I have a John ROBERTS who died in
Pulaski Co., KY in 1857 who states that he was born in Hawkins Co.,
TN about 1770. His father was William. Trying to determine if other
ROBERTS were in the area at that time.
Submitted on Fri Mar 27 06:33:44 EST 1998
Thomas LOYD, b. 1740 Chester Co, PA; d. 1789 Hawkins Co, TN. His will
lists children John, Thomas, Benjamin and Polly. He m. cir 1760 Mrs.
PEAYCOARD (sp) who had a son, Keland, from her first marriage. I
descend from John and Rachel VANDEVER LOYD, who lived in Roane Co,
TN.Their daughter, Elizabeth m. Daniel WESTER and also lived in Roane
Co. Any help on these families would be greatly appreciated.
Audrae Turner Mathis
-- 225 Hickory Terrace Lane, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648-9201
Submitted on Thu Mar 26 14:02:59 EST 1998
Seeking information on REBECCA GIBBONS and her husband EDWARD CROSS.
She was born in York County, Virginia. They moved to Hawkins
County, Tennessee. Edward's will was recorded in the county in 1794.
Rebecca's parents may have been JOHN CROSS and his wife Rebecca
__?__. Her brother may have been THOMAS GIBBONS. Their daughter
REBECCA CROSS married JOHN PARMLEY.
Frankie Carlin Meyer
Submitted on Thu Mar 26 11:39:31 EST 1998
Searching for information on Wells JONES b. 1765-1770 in VA. died
abut 1835 in Hawkins Co., Married Nancy ? Children are Thomas, Wells,
Morton and Daniel. Also George Wells JONES, married Sarah Jane
WINEGAR. Looking for info on ancestors and Descendants. Will gladly
share any info available. They lived in and around Caney Valley and
Little Poor Valley, TN.
-- 615 34th ST., Nederland, TX 77627
Submitted on Thu Mar 26 09:51:20 EST 1998
I am trying to find death date and place for my husband's gr
grandmother Eliza or Elizabeth FLANERY SNAPP MCNEELY.
She was married to Logan Snapp, and later divorced. She married Frank
Lee MCNEELY (I am guessing about 1908/09) and had a son
Robert McNeely that was born in Rogersville, Tennessee 1/26 1910.
In 1947, Eliza lived in Redlands, California, but I have been unable
to locate a death date for her there. I am thinking that she went
"home" to Hawkins Co, TN in her old age, and maybe died there. If
anyone has info on her marriage to Frank McNeely or her DEATH
date/place, I would appreciate hearing from you.
-- 1488 NW 2 Ave, ONTARIO, OR 97914
Submitted on Thu Mar 26 08:55:47 EST 1998
seeking parents of Elizabeth Ann BURTON. b Hawkins Co. TN on 28 April
1828. Married Thomas Jefferson WHITIS abt. 1843. Daughter, Lucinda
WHITIS b 10 Feb. 1860 in Pulaski Co. KY married Fielding SHELTON
(b Grainger Co. TN) in Pulaski Co. KY in 1877. Other Children were:
Sarah b 1845, Jesse WHITIS b 1847, Martha WHITIS b 1849, Mary B.
WHITIS b 1851 (Hawkins Co. TN), and Alice WHITIS b 1856, Nancy WHITIS
b 1858, William Robert WHITIS b 1863, James Calvin WHITIS b 1865,
John Nepoleon WHITIS b 1871 (Pulaski Co. KY). Happy to share info.
-- P.O. Box 352, Johnson City, TX 78636
Submitted on Wed Mar 25 18:05:02 EST 1998
Seeking info on the William and Loucinda CAMP family on the 1850
census for Hawkins Co., TN. Children: John, Peter, Lucy, William,
John, and James. I believe Loucinda was William's second wife. The
older John migrated to Missouri. Thank you Alyson
-- 3118 Grand, Joplin, MO 64804
Submitted on Wed Mar 25 17:46:35 EST 1998
I'm interested in a John WOODS who appears in Hawkins County in the
1830 and 1840 census. He was in his 70s in the 1840 consus. Does
anyone know of this John WOODS?? Place of birth, children?? Thanks
for any info.
Submitted on Tue Mar 24 11:47:41 EST 1998
George M. Hamilton, Jarret B. Hamilton , John M. Hamilton are in
Hawkins Co. Ten 1840 Census I am looking for George Madison Hamilton
born 10/25/1810 Orange or Green Co., N.Y. or? married 5/2/1844 Mary
Ann Whitmire in Milton, Santa Rosa Co. Fl. died 11/2/1876 and here
in Milton Cemetery. they had 11 children here in Fl. Can not find
anything on him prior. Do not have parents name . Can not get Death
certificate there is not one and all the Land Deeds and records
here only mention present family. They say he had another family
before he came here. Any help will be appreciated. I thougth since
Jarret is in
the next line to George M. Hamilton they are probably related and if
this is my George I could trace Jarret B. Hamilton but have not head
any luck there either.
Warren Hamilton Jernigan
-- 2210 Warren Jernigan Pl. , Pensacola, Fl. , FL 32514-5937
Submitted on Sun Mar 22 18:34:04 EST 1998
My Grandfather, ORVILLE RICE, came to Rogersville, Tenn in the early
1800's as a merchant. He found marble in the hills and built a
Marble Hall. Marble Hall was torn down in the earily 1900's. I am
looking for pictures of the mansion and information relating to my
great, great grandfather.
-- 1824 Parkwood Drive Olathe, Kansas 66062, Olathe, KS 66062
Submitted on Sun Mar 22 17:34:04 EST 1998
reps JONES, lucy PRITCHETT, james HARRISON, mary HARRISON, jane TODD,
low TODD, daniel JONES,
William C. Jones
Submitted on Sun Mar 22 16:36:42 EST 1998
I am looking for information on any decendants of John Augustine
MCKINNEY of Rogersville. Related families include: GAINES, TAYLOR,
ROGERS. All help is appreciated. I would be very interested to know
if any MCKINNEY family members still reside in Rogersville.
-- 25530 Gifford St. Rd., Suite 200, Watertown, NY 13601-9716
Submitted on Sun Mar 22 07:43:15 EST 1998
Am looking for information on(or descendants of), William Mays RAY,
b. 30 Dec. 1844 in TN, d.13 Jan., 1923, m. to Mary Susan NELSON, b.
11 Jan.1854 in TN, d. 1 Mar. 1923. I am descended through daughter
Eva Blanche RAY, who m. John Lee JAMES. Their second daughter, known
as Ernie, m. Raleigh R. MOORE, and was said to have had two children,
possibly named Ray and Myra, before she passed away. James
descendants would like to locate Ray and Myra or their families.
There is information that the MOORE family may have lived in Hawkins
Co., TN area, or at least someone with similar names. If anyone has
info on their whereabouts or on the Rays, please contact me.
Linda James Ali
-- P.O.Box 832, Helotes , TX 78023
Submitted on Sun Mar 22 01:48:18 EST 1998
Searching for anyone who has information on DAVID SHORT born anywhere
between 1870 and 1895 in Hawkins County, TN. Married ADDIE ELIZABETH
O'NEAL FRITTS (2nd wife)on January 25th 1934 in Abington VA. I would
also like to know who David's first wife was and if they had
children. David and Addie's children are: DAVID RICHARD SHORT, JAMES
FRANKLIN SHORT, HAZEL SHORT and BOBBIE SHORT. David Short's parents
were ELDRIDGE SHORT and JANE COFFEE married 3-21-1867 in Hawkins
County, TN. Known children of Eldridge is SALLIE SHORT, JAMES SHORT
and DAVID SHORT. This is a tangled web, can anyone help me?
Trudy Short Gladhill
Submitted on Sat Mar 21 22:40:14 EST 1998
in july of 1822, the supreme court of tennessee convening in Hawkins
upheld the murder conviction of ROBERT DELAP of campbell county. he
was sentenced to be hanged in the courthouse yard in rogersville
on may 17, 1823. i checked hawkins county records,etc and could find
no mention of the hanging taking place. can anyone help me with
more information on this. thanks.
-- 6416 brownlee drive, nashville, TN 37205
Submitted on Sat Mar 21 17:22:12 EST 1998
The family of Archibald TUCKER and Patsy Gillespie TUCKER came to
Hawkins Co., TN in about 1811. Archibald served in the War of 1812
and was killed in late 1814. His wife, Patsy, was later married to
Abraham BRITTON. The sons of Archibald and Patsy TUCKER were
Williamson, Archibald, Jr., Alden (my 3g-grandfather), Abijah, and
Alexander. Do not know if they had any daughters. Alden moved on to
Georgia. He died in Gilmer Co., GA in about 1885. Would like any
information on this TUCKER family. I will share information I have
on research done by myself and other contacts on this TUCKER family.
-- 13117 NE 13th Ave., Amarillo, TX 79111
Submitted on Sat Mar 21 12:33:07 EST 1998
Seeking information on ENOS JOHNSON, born VA 1754, died Hawkins
County, TN June 4, 1836. 1st wife SARAH WEATHERS, 2nd wife RHODA
TANNER, 3rd wife LEVINA HELTON. ENOS JOHNSON's parents, brothers or
sisters? LEVINA HELTON's parents, brothers or sisters? Will be glad
to exchange any information.
Bessie H. Johnson
-- 1420 Rich Circle, Morristown, TN 37814-2746
Submitted on Fri Mar 20 17:15:17 EST 1998
HUNTSUCKER - I am researching the HUNTSUCKER family that appears in
the 1830 census for Hawkins county. Five heads of households have
the surname HUNTSUCKER including THOMAS, GEORGE, JOHN, JONATHAN, and
a second GEORGE. I believe that this family began arriving in
Hawkins Co as early as 1815 but do not have any verification of any
date prior to 1815. Any dates of the HUNTSUCKERS presence in Hawkins
co prior to 1830 and any other information on this family would be
Ray C. Riley
-- 108 Stokesay Ct., Cary, NC 27513
Submitted on Fri Mar 20 17:00:11 EST 1998
Who is Polly Bollin mentioned in Daniel Carey's will in Hawkins
County, Tennessee in 1820? She was given his land in Hawkins County,
for the rest of her natural life or widowhood with the provision to
care for the schooling of his son Daniel Carey and to see that he
learned some trade to make him a living, then the land went to Daniel
Carey Jr. He gave land to his daughters who were all living in
Nelson Co. VA. Susannah Fox Carey, Daniel's wife was living and
mentioned in his will. She was d/o Samuel Fox I who died in Nelson
Co. VA a. 1808. She inherited land from her father and this land is
mentioned in this will. Was Polly the mother of Daniel Carey Jr.?
Who was her husband ___Bollin? Anyone researching Bollin? Please
Thanks firstname.lastname@example.org see my Fox page at:
Sherranlynn Kincaid Nichols
Submitted on Fri Mar 20 15:50:39 EST 1998
Looking for the parents of John WEBSTER Sr,born abt 1749 Va,lived and
died in Hawkins Co,TN
Alan T Starnes
Submitted on Thu Mar 19 21:46:54 EST 1998
I am searching for information on all of the following: The Parents
(father died at sea c. 1725-6?) of/and Robert CAMPBELL (born c.1718
County Down, Ireland, died Hawkins Co. TN), his first wife, Leticia
CROCKETT (died c.1776, Prince Edward Co, VA), his second wife, Jane
ALLISON (died c.1820, Rockbridge Co. VA). Their Son Robert CAMPBELL
II (born 3 Jan 1759, died Hawkins Co, TN) and his wife Mary
YOUNG (born c. 1765 died Hawkins Co. TN?) and their son Robert
CAMPBELL III (born May 18, 1793 died Aug 10 1874 in Bradley Co. TN)
and his wife Mary MCNEIL (MCNEAL?) (born Dec 12, 1800)
Submitted on Thu Mar 19 20:36:12 EST 1998
I have been searching for years for the parents of my gr-gr
grandmother, Rena DeWees. She married John Garrett DeWees in Laurel
Co., KY about 1887. The handwritten marriage record looks like the
last name is McReynolds, and I found an Areena McReynolds, daughter
of Robert and Priscilla McReynolds in the 1870 or 80 census in
Hawkins Co., but can find no other information. The only other
information I have about her is that she was born in Knox Co., TN
about 1865. Can you help????
Elizabeth DeWeese Tucker
Submitted on Thu Mar 19 13:37:14 EST 1998
Looking for Joseph BOGAR/BOGER died in Hawkins Co. abt. 1849. Three
his children were born in Hawkins Co., Fletcher Asbury in 1829,
Matilda in 1832 and James in 1839. Joseph was md. 3 times. Once to
Rachel , 2nd unknown, 3rd Frances FLETCHER. Thank you.
-- 2025 S. Little Valley Rd., Wallsburg, UT 84082
Submitted on Thu Mar 19 12:50:39 EST 1998
We are looking for the descendants of Botetourt Co., Virginian (born
on the Isle of Man), Robert LUNNEY/LOONEY. We don't have open
subscription, but if you are interested, I can subscribe you. E-Mail
me at "EGLooney@Airmail.Net".
Edward G. Looney
-- 2805 Beasley Drive, Garland, TX 75041-2723
Submitted on Wed Mar 18 19:19:45 EST 1998
Can you help identify Emily Jane ALLEN b. ca 1836 possibly Hawkins
Co.,TN and her brother Peter ALLEN b. ca 1847 in Hawkins Co., TN
according to his Civil War discharge papers. Later these sibs lived
in Harlan & Owsley Cos., KY.
Phyllis Vannoy Spiker
Submitted on Tue Mar 17 22:58:14 EST 1998
Seeking any information on the family of Jonas MEASLES or MEASLE,
b.ca.1750/55 in Bertie Co. N.C., first appears in 1830 Hawkins Co.
Tenn. census. Wife Patty Widid. Probable children: Thomas
b.ca.1784, Moses b.1796 N.C. and George b.ca.1790/1800. Thomas lived
in Pulaski Co. Ky. after 1840, Moses and George moved to Navarro Co.
Texas by 1850. Surname originally was MIZELL in North Carolina.
Submitted on Wed Mar 18 02:56:23 EST 1998
Fredrick ICE was b. 1762 WV. Came to Hawkins Co. TN after Rev. War
ended. Married Nancy SERATT July 13, 1786 in Greene Co. TN. They had
three sons, Frederick ICE; Thomas ICE; and Andrew ICE, all born in
the 1790s. Frederick probably died fighting the Indians about 1800,
and his family went on to Madison Co. AL. Looking for any information
on the ICE family in Tennessee. Frederick probably stayed in TN after
the war, as many young men did. He would have been in Hawkins and
Greene Co. area at that time. There was plenty of land, and
opportunity for all. Thanks, Carol Smith
Submitted on Mon Mar 16 13:39:38 EST 1998
Decendant of THOMAS GIBBONS and his oldest child MARY-married
WILLIAM FITZGERALD. Hawkins Co was formed at the house of THOMAS and
he was buried there in 1809. Would like to correspond with decendants
of THOMAS GIBBONS and his wife
JOE R GORHAM
-- 520 Quail Hollow, Mesquite, TX 75150
Submitted on Sun Mar 15 22:32:18 EST 1998
I am researching Nehemiah and Martha Jane PAINTER HURLEY family of
Hawkins and Hancock County Tenn.Nehemiah was born 1820 and died
during 1860's. Any information on him is greatly appreciated---he is
my stone wall.
They had the following children:
Nancy Jane married James E. BRYANT;
Francis Asberry married 1. Rebecca SHAW 2.Nancy CASTLE 3.Elvira
;John W. married --- SHORTER;
Andrew Melvin married Catherine Frances MANIS (my gr-grandparents)
Thank you in advance for any help on any of these people.
-- 1311 Third street, Portsmouth, OH 45662
Submitted on Fri Mar 13 10:24:26 EST 1998
Searching for information on Henry W. Norton born 1820 in Hawkins
County. Married Nancy ? approximately 1844. Their children were
Thomas, William (Buck), Jesse, Harrison, Ike, Sarah, Mary and others.
They lived in Union County after they married. Does anyone know
anything about these people? I would appreciate any help I could
Mildred Collins Wasser
Submitted on Thu Mar 12 20:52:28 EST 1998
Seeking informaion on George Long (l757-c.l838), Rev. War soldier
from Shenandoah Co., Va. On 3 April l833 in Hawkins Co., Tn., he
applied for Penion #S4564. His wife was, Elizabeth, maiden name
unknown. No mention of her or children in his pension application.
Trying to connect Joseph Long (l795-c.l867), born Hawkins Co., Tn.,
as son of George Long? Joseph Long owned l47 acres of land in
Jefferson Co., Tn. but now in Hamblen Co., Tn., near Whitesburg.
Joseph Long married Sarah Pangle (l797-c,l865) on 22 Oct. l8l6,
Jefferson Co., Tn. Both are buried in Bent Creek Church cemetery. I
would appreciate any information connecting George Long as father to
Walter C. Burgner
-- 2005 Ann Way Drive, Lima, OH 45805-l6l9
Submitted on Thu Mar 12 15:23:13 EST 1998
Looking for LAWSON,Bartholomew,his son Elisha and family. Also
Christopher BURCH family. They all moved moved into Indiana around
1830. I beleive they were members of the Church of Christ, as
Alexander Preston Lawson organized and was pastor of that church when
they moved into MN. in the late 1860's. E-mail SueAxton@aol.com
-- 6301 S.Squaw Vly. RD. #2698, Pahrump, NV 89048
Submitted on Thu Mar 12 00:40:57 EST 1998
Looking for any upline information
on EMALINE DEBORD, b. Mar. 30,1825, d. April 16, 1905, married William Blankenbeckler
(or Beckler)on Nov. 21, 1893. Who were her parents? And on back! Thanks aheadof time for
Submitted on Thu Mar 12 00:03:09
Arthur GALBRAITH came to Hawkins County, about 1780, He had 12 children.
John who married Martha LARKINS, Margaret who married John YOUNG, Elizabeth
who married William ARAMSTRONG, Mary who married Benjamin LOONEY, Andrew
who married twice, 1st Elizabeth LAUGHLIN, 2nd Sarah Anderson, Sarah who
married Robert YOUNG, Julia who married Aqulia DAVIS, Tabaith who married
Samuel HENDERSON, Joseph who married Martha SHANKS, Lucinda who married
Asa CARRINGTON, and Aeneas who married 1st Polly CALDWELL, and 2nd Catherine
WYNN. Would like to correspond with desendants of any of the above named
persons. W. W. Watkins, aka BillW8759@aol.com
W W Watkins -- PO Box 150273,
, Nashville, TN 37215-0273
Submitted on Wed Mar 11 11:51:53 EST 1998
STIPE/STIPES/CYPERT/COKER I am interested in all biographical information
on trhese surmanes and related familes. I have some information on this
line let me know your needs.
Submitted on Wed Mar 11 09:18:01 EST 1998
Need date of marriage for Samuel Wilson II and Mary Ingram, possibly
Hawkins County. Also need name of spouse of Samuel Wilson I, early Hawkins
County pioneer. Any information on these families will be appreciated.
Submitted on Tue Mar 10 17:14:56 EST 1998
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