Erath County, TX
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- HUNSECKER, ROZELL,
WELDON posted by Gloria
Leslie on Tuesday, September 2, 1997
- William Riley WELDON lived in Parker County in 1872. I am looking for information
on an Comanche Indian raid that took place October 15, 1872. Twenty seven horses
were stolen from Mr. WELDON. At the same time, a neighbor John S. ROZELL had
2 cousins killed by the Indians. Mr. Rozell lived 4 miles away in Hood County,
Texas. Mr. Welldon wife was named Mary J. WELDON. Maiden name was HUNSECKER.
- SIMPSON, TRIMBLE
posted by Rick Charnes on Thursday, September 4, 1997
- Looking for any descendants of Jim TRIMBLE and Ola/Bessie SIMPSON who married
in Erath County around 1905-1910 and lived in Stephenville at least through
the 1940s. I believe they had a child Charles Trimble. Thanks very much.
- THOMPSON, THOMPSONS,
WILLIAM posted by Don Thompson
on Thursday, September 11, 1997
- Looking for information on the following THOMPSONS in Montague County -
1880 Census - Wm. THOMPSON 61 VA VA SC Invalid Sarah A. 47 IN OH OH Jemima Waller
9 TX IL IN (stepdaughter) N. A. Applewhite 6 TX MS IN "Montage County Cemetery
Book - Vol. 1" (Thelma Ann Pickard) W. M. Thompson - age 70 - died 9 Aug
1891 Appreciate any information on any of these people but especially the WILLIAM
- MITCHELL, ROBERSON,
posted by David Salmon on Friday, September 12, 1997
- SALMON, ROBERTS, ROBERSON, MITCHELL. I am researching the genealogy of Joseph
SALMON (b. 1806, Greenup Co., KY, d. 1863, Erath Co., TX) and his wife, Elizabeth
ROBERTS (b. 1806, VA, d. 1890, Erath Co., TX); of the ROBERSON and MITCHELL
families of Erath Co., TX. I would like to exchange information.
- BLAIR, JACKSON,
SELF posted by Wanda Blair
Ruby on Friday, September 12, 1997
- Kate BLAIR, dau of Leroy JACKSON (BOB) b12 Oct 1895 married ? SELF in Erath
or Lipan. When and Where. My GGAunt. Wanda Blair Ruby Email: Granwan@aol.com
- BAKER, GYGER posted
by Cyndi on Monday, September 29, 1997
- Looking for information on James Author GYGER born in Lyra, Texas 1853 and
Vina Emiline BAKER born in Erath Texas 1860. .
- CHILDERS, RODGERS,
ROGERS, TURNEY posted
by Nelda Conner on Thursday, October 2, 1997
- I am looking for information on the TURNEY family who lived near Purvis
during the late 1800's and descendents may still be in the area. The TURNEY
family raised my great grandfather Charles Montgomery RODGERS after his mother
Mary RODGERS died. His father was George W. RODGERS. I would like to find out
how the Turney family was related. I have a theory that Mary's maiden name may
have been Turney. She is buried in the Pecan Cemetery and the last name is spelled
ROGERS. Any help would be appreciated. I know that Charles RODGERS and Malinda
CHILDERS were married in Erath Co.
- STANFORD, THOMAS
posted by Donna Massa on Thursday, October 2, 1997
- Seeking information regarding Joshua Tallie (Tally) STANFORD; issue from
Levi STANFORD and ??; Family from the areas of Dorcester, Somerset, Wicomico
Co.'s, Maryland; Moved around from MD, TN, GA, LA, FLA and TX; Believed to have
been in Georgia aprox. 1820; Joshua married to (3rd wife??), Nancy Ann, (Mamie)
THOMAS; Joshua, b. aprox. 1801, MD, Nancy, b. aprox. 1820, GA; married aprox.
1835, GA; They had the following children: William M. STANFORD, b. aprox. Aug.
22, 1854, Florida; married S.E. Jenkins, Robertson Co, TX, aprox. June 19, 1876,
Robertson Co., TX; Wm. d. July 30, 1926, Burried, Kosse, Limestone, Co., TX;
James Wesley STANFORD, b. April, 1846, m. Aug. 1867 to Mary E. Eaves, in Trinity
Co., TX; Robert Lee STANFORD b. June 21, 1863; m. Melissa Walker, Robertson
Co., TX, died Nov. 9, 1953; Noah Joshua STANFORD, b. Sept 16, 1858 in FLA??
died 14 January, 1937; Winnie STANFORD and Martha STANFORD. Have information
regarding issue of William M. STANFORD (My Great Grandfather); Other common
names that may be associated with this STANFORD clan: Levi, Levin, Joseph, Jonathan.
Any info, please respond. Thanks. Donna.
- , MARQUIS,
posted by Michelle Marquis Jahn on Saturday, October
- Looking for information on the William WILKINS (b. 1847) family of Erath
co. After William died in 1904, his wife Alisa, (Elisa?) ____ traveled the Erath,
Palo Pinto area sewing for families. She lived with her dau. Minnie Mae WILKINS
MARQUIS in Strawn, Palo Pinto Co for a time. She was murdered around 1915 at
the home of the SINCLAIRS ??? along with the wife and young dau. of the family.
Any information on this event, and the WILKINS family, would be greatly appreciated.
- BONDS, PEAY,
STEPHENSON posted by
Mike Taylor on Sunday, October 5, 1997
- Are there any marriage records in Stephens, Eastland, or Erath counties
for the 1880's? Looking for any STEPHENSON or BONDS marriages. John STEPHENSON
and Rhoda Lee PEAY may have adopted three children about 1877 in the above three
counties. Is there anyway I could verify this? Mike Taylor
- BOWEN, BOWERS,
posted by Pat Stewart on Sunday, October 12, 1997
- Looking for family of Ollie Mabry CHAMBLISS b. 4-25/27-1875 co. ukn, TX.
d. 10-14-1951 Paris ( Lamar Co.) TX. parents, Tom Bell CHAMBLISS and Mattie
Quillian ( her mother's name may have been SHARP) are all believed to be texans.
Also SITCHLER, any spelling. James, b. Knoxville, TN m. Nancy Ann BOWEN, BOWERS,
or HEAD, b. TN or MS. Believed to be of Choctaw or Chippewa decent, m. in Knoxville,
TN. Her birth may be around 1840. Her maiden name is clouded due to family fighting
over landgrant in OK. James/Jim is believed to be Cherokee and did not want
govt. in his life and always, discarded their mail as did many others. Most
of their children were born in Marion Co. AL and Pittsburg Co. OK, and their
grandchildren in Fannin Co. TX. Don't know if grandparents moved with them.
- SWAIN posted by Carroll
Swain on Tuesday, October 14, 1997
- I am looking for any SWAIN family members that may have lived in or around
Glen Rose, Texas. I understand that some of them lived in the Chalk Mountain
Area around 1920. Any information will greatly appreciated. I think that a Newt
SWAIN and possibly a son Horace SWAIN, lived in the region.
- CARSON, HILL,
SNIPES posted by Betty Garner
on Thursday, October 16, 1997
- John RUPE m. Nona NELMS lived in Duffau, Erath Co, TX. 1894 when their daughter
Lottie Lee RUPE was born. She had a sister Agnes RUPE m. ______SNIPES. Lottie
Lee m. Roy L.CARSON & made their home in Hamilton TX. Agnes lived in Port
Aransas, TX. Roy Luther CARSON'S mother Maggie Lillie HILL m. John L. CARSON.
Would like any available information on these families. Please e-mail and we
can share info. Thanks, Betty
- CAMPBELL, HEAD,
KEITH posted by Annette
Harper Sevy on Thursday, October 30, 1997
- I am looking for information on James L.? or R.? HEAD b abt 1836 in Tenn.?
m 23 Dec 1858, Hunt Co.,TX to Lucinda Rebecca KEITH b 5 Jan 1840 in Hunt Co.,
TX. Her f Gabriel G? KEITH b 25 Feb 1819 in AL. d 5 May 1879, Victor, Erath
Co., TX. Her m Cynthia Jane CAMPBELL b 21 Apr 1822, d 25 Jul 1892 Santa Anna,
Calmers Co., TX. Gabriel and Cynthia m 15 May 1837, Hunt Co., TX. If you have
any information on these families HEAD or KEITH, I would appreciate it. Thank
you Annette Harper Sevy
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