HAWKINS COUNTY POSTED QUERIES
George EVERHART was born in Hawkins CO, TN, January 12, 1848. He
married Rebecca M. GRUBB who was born in TN June 01, 1851. They had
3 children. David Walter EVERHART was born June 10, 1875. My
Grandmother, Catherine Elizabeth EVERHART was born August 27, 1877.
I was told they had a brother, Jeff, who died when he was about 12
years of age. By his siblings birth dates, I assume the only census
Jeff would have been in was the lost 1890 one. How do I find his
birth and death date and where he was buried? Perhaps some
information on why he died. Thank you.
-- 5676 S. County Rd. 200 E., Clayton, IN 46118
Submitted on Mon Nov 30 22:33:50 EST 1998
I am researching my father's family, Morrisette. My email to
Jacobs,who is listed as also researching this surname, is being
returned. I would appreciate any information from anyon
Submitted on Mon Nov 30 20:46:08 EST 1998
I would like information on James WEST who was born in Hawkins CO, TN
on Sept. 16, 1836 and died in Hamblen CO, Aug. 19, 1923. He was hit
by a train near Bull's Gap. Perhaps there is a newspaper article
about his death. He married Sarah SCARBER or SCARBROUGH or
SCARBOROUGH and they had several children one of which was my
I would also like to know if anyone can help with Sarah's death date,
burial place, family members, etc. James served in the 1st TN Cav.
under Brownlow. Sarah's nickname was Sallie. Thanks for the help in
climbing my family tree.
Phyllis WEST PARSONS
-- 5676 S. County Rd. 200 E., Clayton, IN 46118
Submitted on Sun Nov 29 23:14:47 EST 1998
I'm searching for the marriage record for Austin/Augustine WILLIS to
Arilla DYCHE, 15 Dec 1837. This information is from "The Willises of
Virginia" by Maud Potter and "The Gideon Macon of Virginia"
genealogy. Neither give locations nor sources. I have traced other
family members to this area. Can anyone help, please??
Polly Willis Gingold
Submitted on Sun Nov 29 22:18:32 EST 1998
J.C. MOORE, Born - 28 Feb 1824. Died - 31 Dec 1910. Buried - Osage,
TX. Grad. of U.S. Mil. Academy 1849. <> Any information on parents
or siblings and their birthdates, places would be greatly
-- 2252 U.S. Hwy 52 W Apt H-5, W. Lafayette, IN 47906
Submitted on Sun Nov 29 13:44:50 EST 1998
Will exchange information on THACKER of Hawkins co., TN. Sarah
THACKER b abt 1838, of Hawkins co., Tn. Md Lewis ANDERSON after Sep
1860 of Hawkins co.,Tn. b abt 1834 of Hawkins co., Tn. ch: David,
Robert, George, Allen b Oct 1867, James b oct 1876 and Margaret b Oct
1876 Hawkins co., Tn. Lewis was Son of David M. and Margaret ANDERSON
of Hawkins co.,Tn. Anderson ancestors came from Belfast, Ireland to
Catherine CRAWFORD b Sep 1812 of Hawkins co., Tn. md Pleasant BARRETT
B Nov 1811 of Hawkins co., Tn. Catherines father was William
Pleasant BARRETT's parents were Meshack BARRETT b abt 1770/80 in NC
and Sarah HAMILTON. Catherine MEEK b May 1845 in Va md John BARRETT
b Jan 1841 in Hawkins co., Tn. John BARRETT's parents were Pleasant
BARRETT and Catherine CRAWFORD. Catherine Meek's parents were Jesse
MEEK and Francis ? of Va.according to 1840 and 1850 census of
Washington co., Va.
snail mail:Betty MITCHELL; 13006 132 Ave. NE; Kirkland, Wn. 98034
-- Betty Mitchell 13006 132 Ave. NE, Kirkland, WA 98034
Submitted on Sat Nov 28 17:51:48 EST 1998
I am looking for information on the father of Ephraim Turner Beatty,
born. Feb. 18, 1854, in Maury Co., TN and died Aug. 3, 1938, in
Monette,Mo. His father was John Beatty, born 1816? he married
Pinkerton, Feb. 5, 1838 in Williamson, Co., TN. Elizabeth was born
1822? I am in need of more information on the above individuals.
Ephraim had a child by Carrie McCaul, John Alexander Beatty, b.
and d. 4/17/1955, he lived in Monette, Mo. He married Ida Jane
Jefferson had two children Rolla Ephraim Beatty and Loraine Beatty.
They lived in Monette, MO. I would greatly appreciate any
anyone might have. Thanks Brad Beatty
Submitted on Sat Nov 28 16:40:17 EST 1998
Looking for Barney vaughn who resided in Hawkins County Tn. He was
born 18ll and later moved to Fayette County Illinois. This was around
Salem, Illinois. He was married to Elizabeth Chaffin.
Submitted on Thu Nov 26 17:50:23 EST 1998
Looking for information on William STACEY / STACY who married
Rebecca GRIFFITH in Tenn. Rebecca was supposed to be Cherokee. Her
father was Jonas GRIFFITH. Do not know for certain the ancestry of
William. Would like any information on either or both families.
Submitted on Wed Nov 25 23:29:05 EST 1998
ELISHA LAWSON m. ELIZABETH RADER 1819 in Greene,TN. Son ALEXANDER
LAWSON was b.May 29,1824 in Hawkins Co.,TN.By 1826 they were in
Carroll,IN.,and then to White Co.,IN. bef. 1850.Alex became a
minister for the Church of Christ.Who was the father of this Elisha?
I have seen BARTHOLOMEW LAWSON listed as BART, BARTLY, BARCLAY
LAWSON.Is it proven that this is the same person? I would like to
hear from anyone that is researching this line or knows about the
Lawson family. Also am researching CHRISTOPHER BURCH, b. abt.1809.By
1830, he was also in Greene Co.IN and his son, SIMEON BURCH was born
there. I believe they traveled with the LAWSONS from TN. to IN., and
then to White Co.,IN.where three of the Burch children m. three of
the Lawson children,1848-50's. From there they went to MN. in the
1860-70's. Who are CHRISTOPHER BURCH'S PARENTS? parents? Possibly
LYDIA GOODWINE and CHRISTOPHER BURCH m. abt. 1794? Why did so many go
into IN. and MO. at this time? Thanks for a great page!!
Submitted on Sun Nov 22 19:18:51 EST 1998
Looking for info and relatives of James Lawrence Coldwell b.
3-10-1817 in Hawkins Co. Tn. d. 3-2-1866 in Surgionville, TN. He
married a Julia Melissa Bryan on 2-29-1848. They had a son William
Andrew Coldwell b. 4-20-1866 in Hawkins Co. TN. that married a Rachel
Southerland on 12-24-1890 in Hawkins Co. TN.
Johnny W. Caldwell
Submitted on Sat Nov 21 09:23:07 EST 1998
My daddy,William Hurttle HAWKINS, was born in Hawkins Co. Tenn. in
1915. I know his father's name was William Mack HAWKINS and his
mother' name was Hassie LOCKE. Her father was Will Locke. I have
not been able to find anything on them at all. On my daddy's birth
certificate it lists both parents as being born in Hawkins Co. also
and their residence as Morrisburg. Does anyone have any info on
either side. Thanks so much.
Marilyn K. (Hawkins) Lowe
Submitted on Fri Nov 20 18:47:01 EST 1998
I am looking for my grandfathers family or his fathers name and what
happened to him . name unknow . my grandfather was born in Hawken co.
TN. in 1873 his name John Calvin Herd thank you.
-- 12404 fm 90, Mabank, TX 75147
Submitted on Wed Nov 18 22:42:03 EST 1998
I am looking for any information about Matthew WALLEN/WALLING that
may have lived in Hawlkins County about 1790. He purchased land with
several other WALLEN/WALLINGS. Matthew probably migrated to Kentucky
in about 1830 or so. Need to find Matthews father. Thanks for any
help you can give.
Submitted on Tue Nov 17 20:56:29 EST 1998
Henry C(or G) Blakely b.5-12-1833 Rodgersville, Tn
B Co., 61st Tenn. Mtd. Inf.
Died in hospital in Mobile 8-12-1863
Would like to know where he is burried.
-- 1555 Washington Ave. , Mukilteo, WA 98275
Submitted on Mon Nov 16 23:08:02 EST 1998
ABNER FAWBUSH B.1829 MARRIED MARY P. ? WOULD LIKE MARY'S MAIDEN NAME.
They were in HAWKINS CO., TN
-- 719 S. Newton Ave., Springfield, MO 65806-2743
Submitted on Mon Nov 16 13:10:16 EST 1998
In Hawkins county looking for SMITH jw married to a Bolin,marie and a
HOlT, sullivan married to PRICE , mary ann.
Submitted on Sun Nov 15 20:46:18 EST 1998
Seeking Mary J. Lawson b 8/22/1831 m Jas M Smith of Greene Co in Old
Fort 2/6/1852 d12/9/09 in Polk Co. This is my great gmother but I
have no info for her ancestryexcept. UK.
Hilton C. Estes
Submitted on Sun Nov 15 19:58:06 EST 1998
1850 Census lists John W. Peters(born GA) married to Martha (born
TN), cannot find in 1860 census. Any and all info on past, wife, and
-- 20392 Mt Olivet Rd, Leavenworth, KS 66048
Submitted on Sat Nov 14 23:23:27 EST 1998
I am looking for information about my great grandfather, Grover
Cleveland WILLIS, who was born in Rogersville, TN in 1884.
He had a half-brother named Thomas Clarence MILLER who was also born
in Rogersville around 1889. I have two small pieces of history: a
photo of two small boys and a woman with the notation "Grover Willis,
his mother Laura and brother Tom Miller" and an envelope (no letter)
addressed to Grover in St. Joseph, MO between 1922 and 1930 (this is
the time I know he was there) -- the return address is "Mr & Mrs T.C.
Miller Rogersville, TN".
If you have any information that might help me in my search I would
appreciate hearing from. Of course, I'll share my info with you as
Thanks in advance and good luck with your search....
San Francisco, CA
-- 1970 Sacramento St., #301, San Francisco, CA 94109
Submitted on Thu Nov 12 23:57:59 EST 1998
Am looking for any information on Anderson STROUD who probably
arrived in TN in late 1700s from NC. His son Wade H. Stroud was born
in 1808 and married circa 1830 Nancy Stubblefield. Any tips,
suggestions, or leads appreciated.
Charles C. Chadbourn, III
Submitted on Wed Nov 11 17:57:57 EST 1998
I am looking for information on the following family: George
EVERHART who married Rebecca GRUBB (perhaps GRUBBS) and had the
following children: Jeff EVERHART birth and death dates unknown,
thought to have died at about 12 yrs. old, and David Walter EVERHART,
b. 06/10/1875, d. 04/18/1965 in IN and my Grandmother, Catherine
Elizabeth EVERHART, b. 08/27/1877 in Rogersville, Hawkins CO, d.
10/19/1965 in IN. She married George WEST in Hawkins CO on
02/19/1894. Their son, my Father, Otis Lawrence WEST, who went by
the name Lawrence, birth certificate said he was born 06/26/1912 but
I found him as a 3 mo. old baby in the 1910 Hawkins CO census. TN
has no record of his birth. Any information on these people would be
much appreciated. Thank you.
Phyllis WEST PARSONS
-- 5676 S. CR 200 E., Clayton, IN 46118-8962
Submitted on Tue Nov 10 15:27:20 EST 1998
James WEST married Sarah (Sally) SCARBOROUGH (SCARBER) in what year
in Hawkins CO.? He was born 09/16/1836, served in the Union Army,
1862 to 1865, 1st TN Cav., Co. C, under Brownlow. He was killed by a
train in Bull's Gap, 08/19/1923 but is not listed in the book,
"Hawkins Co TN Death Records 1914-1925" that I bought from the
Hawkins CO Hist. Soc. Any information on these 2 families would be
greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Phyllis WEST PARSONS
-- 5676 S. CR 200 E., Clayton, IN 46118
Submitted on Tue Nov 10 15:05:30 EST 1998
I am searching for info on a Capt. Thomas Coldwell b. cir. 1750. The
Capt. was supposedly for his Revolution War service. He married a
Delphis Ballard. I know of only one son Thomas II, who also lived in
Johnny W. Caldwell
Submitted on Tue Nov 10 03:48:05 EST 1998
About five years ago my father found a CHARLES cemetery on a farm
that borders the Holston River in the Honeycutt community. Many of
the head stones in the cemetery are illegible, and some never had any
writing on them. Are there any records on this cemetery available?
Stephen Thomas Charles
Submitted on Mon Nov 9 22:51:54 EST 1998
Thomas D. Johnson Born 1830 I think Hawkins Co. Married Charity Carter
Children Sally 1852 or 53, Mary T. 1855 or 56, Alexander 1856 or 57,
Enos March 11, 1859. Married Margarett Mahan or Mahon Ordained
12/11/1892 Stoney Gap Church Elder Robert M. Trent
Rev. David T. Born Jan. 18, 1883 Clinch, Tn. Marrried Hattie Drinnon
Oct.7, 1917. Know nothing pass Thomas S. So hoping someone there
can help me. Trying to get this togeather for my grandchildren.
Thanking one and all for any information you may share.
David T. was ordained 1912 Stoney Gap Church, Hancock Co.
Joan Carter, Grndaug
-- 1109 Old Williamsburg Road, Sandston, , VA 23150
Submitted on Mon Nov 9 17:37:48 EST 1998
I am looking for the name of my g-g-grandfather. I am Howard H. SAMS,
Jr. My father was Howard H. SAMS, Sr., b 22 Sept. 1914, d 24 July
1992. He married Rosa E. LIGHT, b 20 Dec. 1926. Mygrandfather was
Rice SAMS, Sr. b 7 Mar. 1879, d 5 Jan. 1955. He married Martha
Elender PRATT, b 4 Nov. 1884, d 21 Feb. 1973. My g-grandfather was
William ...... SAMS, Sr. b 11 Mar. 1840, d .....1885. According to a
marriage cert., his name was spelled Willincam SAMES. He married (K)
Catherine ....... FLEENOR. b 24 Mar. 1844, d 10 Nov. 1899. I am
stalled here as to William's fathers name. I have heard that his name
was Plase .... SAMS(SAMES). William was listed in the 1870 census of
Hawkins Co. to have been born in N.C. All of his children were born
in Tn. William SAMS(SAMES) had the following children: Daniel b 19
Sept. 1864......William, Jr. b 11 Mar. 1866, d 1888.... Rebecca b 8
Jan. 1867....... John b ??????......Cora b 25 Dec. 1871......Elijah b
7 Oct. 1872.......Rice b 7 Mar. 1879.......Nelia b 4 July 1882.
Howard H. SAMS, Jr.
-- 5853 Orebank Rd., Kingsport, TN 37664
Submitted on Sun Nov 8 08:24:40 EST 1998
Seeking information on BETHANY SMITH of Caswell County, NC who
married JOHN APPLEBERRY in Hawkins Co. TN in early 1840's. They had
four children, MARY, MARTHA "CAROLINE", WILLIAM, and DAVID. Bethany
died in Tennesse in 1850, John and William died in Kentucky in 1864,
Mary died in Tennesse in 1864 or 1865. Martha Caroline lived until
after 1900, while David lived to at least 1878.
Also seeking information on the parents and siblings of BETHANY.
Father was WILLIAM SMITH, Sr., mother was ? . This part of the
family lived in Hawkins County between the years of 1837 and 1842
(the APPLEBURY's remained after the Smiths left) In addition to
Bethany, other children were WILLIAM SMITH, JR., MARY SMITH, LEANNA
SMITH, SIDNEY SMITH, THOMAS SMITH, CALVIN SMITH, LOREAN SMITH, and
Submitted on Sat Nov 7 19:00:47 EST 1998
If anyone out there is researching the Rogers/Rodgers families of
Hawkins County, would sure like to compare notes with you. Edna
Submitted on Sat Nov 7 09:46:14 EST 1998
Please need information on OBEDIAH/OBEDAH GOODMAN found in Hawkins
county 1810/1812 tax lists or any information on ALETHA (ALLY)
RICHARDSON his wife?
Submitted on Wed Nov 4 17:15:29 EST 1998
Seeking information re: papers of Mrs. F. M. ANDERSON, known to be a
resident of Rogersville in 1920. It is my understanding that she was
collecting information re: the LEE/LEA family. Does anyone know if
the information was published? Or if the papers passed to the local
historical society or an individual?
Submitted on Mon Nov 2 22:10:18 EST 1998
Info on parents & children of William DAY & Elizabeth
FRY, both born1805-08 in TN. They lived in Bull's Gap, Hawkins. Was John
DAY, born1830-32, TN, their child? In Oct. 1848, in Hawkins, John DAY
marriedFanney EVANS (Fanney born 1830-32, TN). Want info on her
Submitted on Mon Nov 2
19:39:44 EST 1998
If anyone has the Hawkins Co Deeds 1787-1795, I would sure appreciate
a lookup for Benjamin, Joseph, or Andrew ROGERS.
Thank you. Edna
Submitted on Mon Nov 2 15:12:56 EST 1998
HUNGERFORD,Thomas or Tom
born Nov 04, 1895 (I was told Waverly),in Humphrey Co., Tenn he married my
mother Jemima Louise Wilson andlived in for a while in Bristol, Va. and
Rogersville TnJimmy Hungerford
-- PO BOX 16828, ASHEVILLE, NC
Submitted on Sun Nov 1
20:50:53 EST 1998
Am researching my Great Grandfather Christopher Levi Slater of
Hawkins Co. He married Sarah Francis Morrisett. Their Daughter ,
Eliza May Slater was born Nov.9, 1871 in Hawkins Co. Does any one
have any information about Christopher? Thanks for any help.
Mary Lynn Felsberg
Submitted on Sun Nov 1 13:24:30 EST 1998
Looking to share info on any TUCKER and LAWSON info. I have a huge
file with lots to share!
Mary Tucker Bell,
Submitted on Sun Nov 1 01:53:03 EST 1998
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