HAWKINS COUNTY POSTED QUERIES
[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
MARK E. WATKINS
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
-- 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.
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.
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.
-- 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.
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.
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
JOHNSON, Robert; father of Rachel JOHNSON b.1858. Rachel married
James LIPSCOMB. James L.LIPSCOMB son of Rachel and James, born 1876
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
dates and locations. Your help is appreciated. 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
-- 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
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.
-- 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.
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
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.
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.
-- 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
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
-- 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!!
Submitted on Fri Dec 4 22:14:37 EST 1998
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