Erath County, TX
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- ARENDELL, MEFFORD
posted by Jo Ann Brown on Monday, May 4, 1998
- I am looking for information on the ARENDELL family of Erath County. Lucy
(Lucinda) ARENDELL married William E. MEFFORD in Kentucky.They came to Erath
County in 1856. Her brothers Thomas & Arnold came with them. They settled in
Stephenville (Erath County). I know most of them are buried in the West End
Cemetery in Stephenville. Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated.
- MORAN posted by Nick
Moran on Monday, May 4, 1998
- Do you have any information on John Gilbert MORAN who had a cafe in Dublin,Texas
in the early 1920s.
- WYATT posted by Sheren
Wyatt on Tuesday, May 5, 1998
- Elijah T. WYATT of Stephenville was a former representative of Erath Co.
in Texas legisature. I am looking for any information on his family, and what
he did for Erath Co,? Was his mother buried in Erath Co? And where?
- BARROW, CARGILL,
YARBER posted by Julia
Kersey Brewer on Tuesday, May 12, 1998
- Looking for information on my gg-grandfather, Benjamin Wesley HEAD and wife
Sarah MCWHORTER HEAD. They moved from Tenn to Alexander Tx. in 1884. Benjamin
Wesley's second wife was Willie Rachel PRICE JOHNSTON. From 1st marriage was
my g-grandmother, Jenny Bell HEAD b. 1875 in Alexander, m. John N. CARGILL.
Siblings of Jenny: Collie Ann (Cora)HEAD VICTORY Jim Edd George Wesley (Wess)
Mary Etta (Doll) HEAD YARBER Twins Nora PETITE and Dora HEAD BARROW Love to
exchange info. Many of the above are buried in Clairette and Alexander, Tx.
- NAIL posted by Robin
Minadeo on Wednesday, May 13, 1998
- I am looking for the births of Richard Sanford NAIL b. 10/23/1876, Margaret
G. NAIL b. 1872 and Lycurgus Ramie NAIL b. 5/11/1881. All are believed to have
been born in Erath Co.
- DOUTHIT, HARRIS,
RISIEN, TURNER posted
by Mary Claire Knapp on Tuesday, June 2, 1998
- Nancy TURNER LACY (1 husband Richard Dick LACY) m George W. HARRIS in Ellis
Co 1888 and had Frank O, Bernie, and Ruth HARRIS...all 3 of the LACY children
were married in Dublin Erath and Nancy died in Dublin Erath 1941: children Berton
LACY m Clara DOUTHIT 13 Sept 1901...John Wortham LACY m Tabbie PERRY 25 Feb
1897...Kate LACY m John T RISIEN 20 Feb 1901... any information greatly appreciated
- GRANTHAM, GUINN,
posted by Dee on Tuesday, June 2, 1998
- Am looking for info about the following people: Lois GRANTHAM (b. in TX)
m. Emory Knox GUINN Charles Culberson GRANTHAM (b. 11 Oct, 1895 in Dublin, Erath
Co., TX) m. Bessie Blanch RHODES (b. 28 Sep, 1895) Ira R."Bud" GRANTHAM (b.
21 Sep, 1861 in GA) m. Nancy Ella WALLING. Any information is appreciated.
- BELLAH, BOYLE,
EARP posted by Randy Johnston
on Tuesday, June 2, 1998
- Looking for info on John W. BOYLE and his wife Linnie [BELLAH] BOYLE. Both,
are buried in Upper Green Creek Cemetery. What is the connection to William
H. EARP family.
- CAREY, COPELAND,
HIPP, STONE posted
by Charles A. Wyly on Tuesday, June 2, 1998
- Charles Madison HIPP German-ancestors from Rhine River) b.12/06/1846 in
Laurens Dist. Clinton area, S.C. Wife Sarah Elizabeth (Sallie) COPELAND of Clinton,
S.C. in 12/15/1869. They joined HIPP or COPELAND kin in AR after marriage in
Huricane Baptist Church, Clinton. S.C. They had 7 children - My Grandmother,
Nancy Elizabeth HIPP married John Henry CAREY in Hempstead, AR.12/25/1898 Mom,
Emma Irene CAREY, one of 7, was born Hope, AR. and they came by train to Stephenville
1901 or 1902 to join Grandad CAREY, who came by wagon to join his STONE Erath
County cousins in Huckabay, TX. Am curious about exact Cherokee connections
listed in U.S. Cherokee rolls. Need info on ancestors and lost twigs of the
tree. I have met HIPP men raised by foster parents who have lost their heritage.
All they know is they were born in AR.
- RICHIE, STEGALL
posted by Elsie Burton on Friday, June 5, 1998
- Looking for the parents of John William STEGALL b.1841 in AL. married Permulia
Ann RICHIE 1888 in Erath Co. Raised 10 known children in and around Erath Co.
J.W. went by the name of Jack, died 1905 in Hico or Desdemona.
me at email@example.com
- CLAY, WHISENHUNT
posted by Rita Litchfield on Sunday, June 7, 1998
- Searching for any info about two young sisters who were living with their
divorced father, Noah WHISENHUNT, in Erath Co. in 1880:
- Susan Whisenhunt,
b. 1866 Van Zandt Co.
- Martha Whisenhunt, b. 1870 Van Zandt Co.
were daughters of Nancy G. CLAY, who was in Van Zandt Co. in 1880 with their
two younger brothers. What happened to Susan and Martha after 1880? Did they
marry in Erath Co.?.
- OXFORD, POPE,
TRAMELL posted by Marcene
Oxford on Sunday, June 7, 1998
- Family story has it that Walter TRAMELL shot R. Lee OXFORD then Lee's son
Walter OXFORD shot Walter TRAMELL. The family consisting of mother Fannie POPE
OXFORD, older son Will Lamin and Walter left the county, going to Hot Springs,
Garland CO. AR. This probably happened between 1900 and 1908. Does anyone have
info on this happening..
- SUTTON posted by Dalina
Stevens on Wednesday, June 10, 1998
- Looking for information on early generation of family of Virgil SUTTON born
this Erath Co. in Dec 1891..
- ALLARD, EMERSON,
WOLFE posted by Ann Donovan
on Saturday, June 20, 1998
- Looking for Sarah ROBERSON (ROBINSON), listed in 1850 Tippah Co. MS Census,
as age 13 in family of Thomas Walker ROBERSON and Margaret Ann EMERSON. Family
moved from Tippah Co. MS to Erath Co. TX ca. 1859, with no record of Sarah in
TX. (ROBERSON families were in Franklin Co. TN previous to MS.) Daughter Elmina
Francis ROBERSON married John Milligan RAGSDALE/RAGSDILL in Erath Co. TX. Children
of Thos. W. and Margaret Ann ROBERSON: Mathew Newton (1827-1906) m. Cordelia
WILLIAMS; Margaret Mary Ann (b. 1829) m. John Durham HOLLIS; Jerusia Adaline
(1832-1913) m. Francis M. MONTGOMERY; James E. (1835-1872) m. Sarah UNKNOWN;
Sarah (b. ca. 1837 or later) Franklin Co. TN - UNKNOWN/NO INFO.; Elmina Francis
(1837/39-1917) m. John Milligan RAGSDALE/RAGSDILL (Elmina's daughter Mary Elizabeth
RAGSDALE m. Starl Davidson LONG in Erath Co.); William Reed (1842-1930) m. Sarah
Isabella ALLARD; Martha Elizabeth (1844-1934) m. Archibald KEAHEY; Lucinda Malinda
(1848-1890) m. William W. SUMRALL; Thomas Walker Jr. (1852-1931) m. Mary P.
WOLFE. Any information on these families would be appreciated. Mail to: Ann
Donovan, 9213 Melody Drive, Savannah, GA 31406 (Tel. 912-692-0767 or contact
- GREGORY, PAYNE
posted by Sam Cotham Rial on Monday, June 22, 1998
- My GGGranmother Christina PAYNE GREGORY lived & died 1905 near Harbin, Erath
Co. I am looking for someone who can do a cemetery search, or who has knowledge
of where I might find records of this lady. Thanks for any help.
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