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December 1998



[John] Henry BROWN and wife Mahala NORTHCUTT are living in Hawkins Co. in 1880 with children Isabelle 3, Pairlee 1 and Robert b. May 1880. and Henry's mother Elizabeth. Can find no ties to this family after that. Does anyone know what happened to this family. Did they go to Washington State or Oregon??
Submitted on Thu Dec 31 09:02:19 EST 1998


Charlie C. BROOKS (1871-1947) married Lizzie DEBORD and had two children before her early death, Mae and Lizzie. Mae married T. Jessie BLOOMER. Daughter Lizzie may have never married. C. C. BROOKS married 2nd to Lydia MCCOY. There were two families with sons named Charlie born in 1871 living in the same neighborhood, close to Lizzie's family in 1880: Wm. BROOKS and wife Mary, had child Charlie age 9, but also, not far away was Alfred BROOKS with wife Mary and he had a son Charlie age 9. Seeking information to verify Charlie's parents (I think Alfred but not sure) and additional information on Mae Brooks BLOOMER'S family.
Submitted on Thu Dec 31 08:58:31 EST 1998


My Great-Great Grandmother was full bloodied Cherokee but I have no proof i.e # off of any Roll or anything but my grandfather knows she was Cherokee. Her name is NANCY LOONEY, born in Hawkins County, Tennessee on January 29,1846 and died at age 74 on September 21,1920. She is the daughter of William and Mary Looney. NANCY is buried in the Ward Cemetary in Hawkins County. It is very important to me and most of all very proud to find any facts or info to help me in my strive to know what my roots are. Thanks for your help. MARK
Submitted on Tue Dec 29 00:02:43 EST 1998


Requesting any information on a Will Timberlake, possibly from Hawkins, Tenn. He married a Freddie Lee Askew from Mississippi. Time frame late 1890's to the early 1900's.
K. Price
Submitted on Mon Dec 28 20:17:27 EST 1998


COLLINS, King and wife Emmaline???? I am looking for King and Emmaline COLLINS, the parents of Laura Isabell COLLINS Amyx. Laura was born August 14, 1862. They might have lived in the Hawkins Co. area. Probably born 1830ish. Any information is appreciated.
Pam Henderson
Submitted on Mon Dec 28 10:43:47 EST 1998


Seeking information on the William Daulton/Dalton who married Amanda "Mandy" Ann MANIS/LAWSON. She was born a MANIS, but she went by LAWSON.
Sheridan Brandon Drowatzky
Submitted on Sun Dec 27 19:11:20 EST 1998


Looking for maiden name of the Anna MANIS who married Jackson LAWSON. She had four children by ??? MANIS. They frequently went by LAWSON. One was Amanda "Mandy" Ann MANIS/LAWSON.
Sheridan Brandon Drowatzky
Submitted on Sun Dec 27 19:06:33 EST 1998

H3> BAKER Robert Baker III b.8/6/1753, d.6/18/1834 in Hawkins Co. He fought in the Kings Mt. Battle. He was a Methodist Minister. He also fought in the Rev War. His father was James Baker. I,m trying to find out who he married.It was said to be Wm. Blounts Daughter Elizabeth. He was my 3rd Great Grand Father.
Dorcil [Baker] Albair -- 145-C Channel DR., Hackberry, LA 70645
Submitted on Fri Dec 25 20:26:53 EST 1998


Looking for any information on John Robert Bussell, SR. Married Elizabeth Harland or Harlan? Hawkins County, TN. I know that he is buried in the Bussell Family cemetery in Hawkins County, TN but I have not been able to link him to his parents yet. Could he be the son of Benjamin L. Bussell?
Rebecca Ellis Yarosh -- 105 Honeysuckle Lane, Kingsport, TN 37660
Submitted on Fri Dec 25 14:33:16 EST 1998


Looking for more information on the family of William Robert Jones, "Bob", who married Adelaide Hale who lived near Okolona School and Church in Hawkins County, TN in Stanley Valley. I am a descendant of their daughter Julia Lyons JONES who married Cornelius Josephus BUSSELL, Sr.(youngest son of John Robert Bussell, Sr.) any information will be appreciated. I understand that "Bob" Jones was originally from Okolona, MS and moved to this area but do not have documentation of that fact.
Rebecca Ellis Yarosh -- 105 Honeysuckle Lane, Kingsport, TN 37660
Submitted on Fri Dec 25 14:28:16 EST 1998


I am looking for information on John DAVIS born in Hawkins County, TN 9 August 1847 and Joseph DAVIS born 1 May 1849. Joseph's parents were Absolem DAVIS, born 29 September 1821 in TN and Louisa born 4 March 1821in TN. The main thing I would like to know is if John's and Joseph's fathers are related.
Jerry Davis
Submitted on Thu Dec 24 11:12:02 EST 1998


looking for the parents and siblings of Alexander LAWSON. Alexander was in Surry N.C. in the 1820's. He is listed in Hawkins in the 1830's and 1840's. He left Hawkins sometime after the 1840 census was taken,not sure when. In 1850 he is listed on the census in Harlan Kentucky, with his wife Susan and their youngest son Daniel. Alexander and Susan had at least six children. I have been able to find the names of three of them. They are Sarah, Manerva, and Daniel. Will share what information I have. Thanks, aelowe
Submitted on Thu Dec 24 00:55:43 EST 1998


would like to find the name of the lady that married ALBERT MANIS my g.. grandfatherm her name believed to be MARTHA RHYMES thanks
JGREER -- P/O BOX 741323 , ARVADA, CO 80003
Submitted on Wed Dec 23 12:28:11 EST 1998


I am looking for information on the parents of William M FORD, born 16 June 1830, possibly in Hawkins County.
Sophia Ford
Submitted on Tue Dec 22 15:13:34 EST 1998


I am looking for the descendants of Solomon Fox of Hawkins Co., TN. According to the 1860 census he had a son named Agenaida. I believe that this may be a misspelling/mispronuciation of my gr gr grandfather'name Adonigah Fox. Adonigah served in the Union Army but was b. in TN. He was captured by CSA troops in 1864 in Hawkins Co., after having been paroled from capture in a battle in VA. If there is anyone who is a descendant of Solomon who can confirm or deny this please contact me.
Vernon Smith
Submitted on Mon Dec 21 15:18:55 EST 1998


Seeking information on Daniel PURCELL/PURSELL and James A. PURCELL/PURSELL who are recorded in the 1830 census of Hawkins County, TN. Any information available on these two men will be appreciated. Thank you.
Doug Purcell -- 633 North Randolph Avenue, Eufaula, AL 36027-1209
Submitted on Sun Dec 20 22:28:13 EST 1998


BROOKS !!!! I am researching Alfred Brooks, came to Hawkins County sometime after 1874. He died in 1880. He was a civil war veteran. His children were Mattie Paralee Brooks, Elizabeth Brooks, and Charlie Brooks. Mattie Paralee married Amos Newton Gonce son of William Gonce. Alfred served as Sheriff of Hancock County in the early 1770's. Any info will ber appreciated.
Roger Wilson
Submitted on Sun Dec 20 18:49:44 EST 1998


ANDERSON!!!! I am researching Noah Anderson migrated to Hawkins County Tennessee from Lee County Va sometime after 1830. Noah was born sometime around 1805 or 1810. He had fourteen children. Some of their names were Mary, Chaney, Viviana, Amos, Arron, Enoch, Lee. Viviana married William Gonce, Chaney married H.D. Gonce, and Mary married Dock Robinson. These people lived in and around Pumpkin Valley in Hawkins County. Any info will be appreciated.
Roger Wilson
Submitted on Sun Dec 20 18:44:43 EST 1998


FORD, Elijah b. abt. 1817 TN married HOPPER, Mary Ann b. abt. 1821; Children: Margaret b. 1838, Nancy b. 1840, William b. 1842, James b. 1847, Melvina b. 1852, John b. Feb. 1853, Richard b. 1854. MINTON, Jacob L b. 1851, father James MINTON and mother Sally Elender HARRELL. JOHNSON, Robert; father of Rachel JOHNSON b.1858. Rachel married James LIPSCOMB. James L.LIPSCOMB son of Rachel and James, born 1876
Jon ThunderChild
Submitted on Sun Dec 20 10:36:15 EST 1998


If anyone that reads this has one of these last names please tell me where you got the name from whom. Thank you, Patty Bruner
Patty Bruner
Submitted on Fri Dec 18 21:38:37 EST 1998


Am researching my gggf William Jackson NEIL, born in Hawkins County March 8, 1832. He and his family moved to MO around 1851. Known sister Lovely Josephine Neil. Possible family names are Patrick and Hamilton Neil. I have not yet checked the 1850 Hawkins County census.
Dwight Neil
Submitted on Fri Dec 18 07:10:35 EST 1998


Hello, Is anyone researching the Stapleton name? I am looking for info on the family of Thomas Stapleton listed on the 1860 Hawkins census. His wilfe was Nancy, his children, Annis, John W,and James. Also living with them is Mary A. (Stapleton?) 18. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks
Debra Gilly
Submitted on Thu Dec 17 11:00:33 EST 1998


Seeking information on my Great GrandMother, Mary J. Lawson, born Aug 22, 1831 in Hawkins Co,Married James M. Smith(of Greene Co) in Old Fort, Bradley Co Feb 6, 1852; died Dec 9, 1909 in Polk Co,TN. Who were her parents, Gparents, siblings? Any information gladly received.
Rev. Hilton Estes
Submitted on Tue Dec 15 21:51:02 EST 1998


Seeking information on DAVID LAWSON. Married Elizabeth on 18 Oct. 1794 - lived in Hawkins Co. five years - moved to Campbell Co. and listed in Scott Co. in 1852. He died 1 Mar. 1852 - Elizabeth 79 in Sept. of 1852.
Julie Chitwood
Submitted on Sat Dec 12 11:11:02 EST 1998


FRANCIS CATHERINE STUBBLEFIELD was my G.G.G.G.Grandmother and I need your help finding her upline! She was born in Tenn., Nov. 23,1809 and Her family moved to Allen Co.,Kentucky. On May 12, 1828, she married PRICE OLIVER,(b.1804 - d.1844). She married a second time to CLARENCE CROWDER, and a third time to GREENUP JACKSON, all in Allen Co., Ky.. I need the names of her parents, grandparents and sibblings with their dates and locations. Your help is appreciated. Mimi Alexander
Mimi Alexander
Submitted on Sat Dec 12 01:00:22 EST 1998


Am looking for information on my Greatgrandfather, who was full blood Cherokee. his name was JIM WRIGHT, that is all I know. He was married to MARGARET JOHNSON. She was 11 years old when she married him. Children were COSBY or CAUSBY, GEORGE, JIM, TOM, GARFIELD, LIZZIE, AMY & JOHN Any help that may be give will be greatly appreciated. Thanks
Marie Moke -- 1601 No. College #90, Ft. Collins, CO 80524
Submitted on Fri Dec 11 06:46:03 EST 1998


JOSHUA PHIPPS was in Hawkins,Co.,TN, late 1700'0, by 1798, he was on Green,Co.,KY, land entries, on Little Barren River, along with CLARK'S WALKER'S, MITCHELL, CROW, and SKAGGS. Were these lines from Hawkins,Co.,TN, or VA ?
Submitted on Thu Dec 10 09:14:48 EST 1998


Am looking for relatives of Joe S. (may be Chephas) ROGERS. born July 4, 1871, Hancock Co. Deceased April 8, 1962. Interred Rogers Family Cemetery, Greene County. Any help would be appreciated.
Florida Moke -- 1601 No. College #90, Ft. Collins, CO 80524
Submitted on Thu Dec 10 08:21:23 EST 1998


I am searching for a family: James W. WILKEY who had sons John William, (Charles) Barney, Davis (David), & William. John William gives his birth as 1811 Hawkins Co., TN. He md. Nancy Pullen. Any information on Wilkeys would be appreciated. They could have gone by the German spelling Whelchel.
Maxine Livermore
Submitted on Wed Dec 9 14:02:58 EST 1998


Any info on William Lyon(s), wife Catherine Koiner(who may have died in TN and sons William, John and David who left Augusta County Virginia after 1826 and may have settled briefly in Hawkins County. I believe William Lyon(s) eventually ended up in Franklin Co. TN
Kirk D. Lyons -- P.O.Box 1235, Black Mountain, NC 28711
Submitted on Wed Dec 9 00:12:20 EST 1998


Looking for parents of RAndolph and Rebecca Elizabeth HAYES MCALISTER 1810-1870 living in Greene, Cocke, Carter, Hawkins and Sullivan Counties.
E. Dellinger
Submitted on Tue Dec 8 21:32:57 EST 1998


Does anyone know anything about the Richard W. Woods that shows up in the early Goodspeed history of Greene County TN? I would like to know both ancestors and descendants.
Brett F. Woods
Submitted on Tue Dec 8 21:15:10 EST 1998


dad was Francis E Bruner, Mother is Agnes Bureeda Anderson, her father was Luther Brooks Anderson, Her mother was Minnie Franks My dads dad was named Harrison (CY) Bruner and his mom was Sarah Overby. My Mothers dads daddy was Isaac Anderson. Thank you
Submitted on Tue Dec 8 19:41:04 EST 1998


I'm looking for the parents of my second great grandfather, Guilford S. Frost, born 1832 in Hancock (Hawkins) Co. He is shown in the 1860 Hancock Co. census at 28 yrs. living near John Frost, 56 yrs. Frosts known to be in the county at or around the time of his birth include Simeon Frost. I've also found listings for other Frosts in the county in that period, including Robert Frost, Andy Frost and Thomas Frost. By Guilford S. Frost's first name, it's likely that he's from the line of either Capt. James Frost or Capt. John Frost, who served in the Revolutionary War. Capt. James Frost lived in Guilford/Johnson Co., N.C. and fought with his brothers Simeon and Jonas at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse.
Dave Frost -- 840 W. Redwood St., Hanford, CA 93230
Submitted on Mon Dec 7 13:15:04 EST 1998


Looking for ancestors and descendants of Samuel MARION, b. January 21, 1756 in Goochland County, Virginia, m. Tabitha Barnet, d. 1843 Hawkins County (?), Tennessee, Revolutionary War Pensioner, 7th Regiment, Virginia Line, have copy of Pension Application dated May 27, 1834. Pension application refers to sisters but does not provide names.
Dan M. Marion
Submitted on Sun Dec 6 12:26:16 EST 1998


I am trying to find out about the family of James and Jacob ROUSE of Rogersville, Hawkins Co, TN ca 1860. Per a Civil War pension application of James and his wife Juliet G. (FREEMAN) ROUSE, they had a relationship with my great(2) and great-grandfathers, William Farley & James Elbert TEMPLETON. Per the pension deposition of James' brother, Jacob, James went into Scott Co, VA to marry Juliet FREEMAN sometime prior to the Civil War. Now, coincidently, William Farley TEMPLETON's mother was Mary/Polly FREEMAN. Subsequent to the war, James and Juliet lived on William TEMPLETON's farm in Scott Co, VA prior to moving to Kentucky. Once in Kentucky, my great-grandfather, James Elbert TEMPLETON was James ROUSE's physician from 1880-1883 in Menifee Co, KY (and provided a physician's statement to the pension). James & Juliet had 5 kids: Fanny, Ann, William, Jacob and Elbert. He died in KY in June 1904. His brother, Jacob was born Jan 15, 1845 and was alive in July 1905. I would welcome any information and cert
Jack Templeton -- 17104 Cubitt Court, Poolesville, MD 20837
Submitted on Sat Dec 5 00:54:08 EST 1998


Looking for information on a John W SMITH was in Confederate war as Captain in Moore County.. I know he had a daughter named Nancy SMITH and a son named Jim Polk SMITH.. The city should be Rogersville...Thank you so very much. Ya'll have been wonderful!!
cecil holt
Submitted on Fri Dec 4 22:14:37 EST 1998

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