Old Queries 2000

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DAVIDSON, LYSTER posted by Sherrie Stout on Wednesday, January 12, 2000
Researching family of James Thomas DAVIDSON (1847 - 1919) who married Sarah Elizabeth LYSTER (1858 - 1899) in Hopkins Co., 1878. Children : Ollie Mae (1878 - 1923), James Guy (1882 - 1924), and Ernest L. (1892 - ; adopted).

JOHNSON posted by Sherrie Stout on Wednesday, January 12, 2000
Researching the family of J.W. JOHNSON (1819 - 1883) who married Sarah Alice (1831 - 1914); both are buried at Pilgrim Rest Cemetery. Children - Emma (b1859), Elmina (b 1865), S. Price (1863/1867 - 1923), J.A and Charles Buchanan. The family lived in IL and AR as well as TX. J.W. possibly had brothers by the names of George and Tom

EARY, NICHOLS, REDDICK posted by Sue Langford on Sunday, January 16, 2000
Seeking any info. regarding James REDDICK and Texanna "Annie" NICHOLS, married 1892. They had 2 children who were born in Emory, Rains Co., Texas : Jimmie Monroe REDDICK and John Griffin REDDICK who married Ruth EARY in Emory, Texas.

CARTER, WARD posted by Margaret Nichols Kuenzler on Sunday, January 16, 2000
Seeking info. on Green M. WARD (1832 - 1908) who married Cyntha Minerva CARTER (1850-1906) in 1874. Both are buried in Dunbar Cemetery.

CAMPBELL posted by Vernon Hord on Sunday, January 16, 2000
Does anyone have any info. on the following cemetery located in Rains County - CAMPBELL Cemetery, a small fenced area with only 1 unusual marker in it. Located on and visible from the Willow Springs Road.

DAVIDSON, LYSTER posted by Mona Davidson Turner on Sunday, January 23, 2000
James Thomas DAVIDSON (Feb 11, 1847 - 27 Aug 1919) & Sarah Elizabeth LYSTER Davidson lived in Rains Co. and are buried in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery. Their son James Guy DAVIDSON is also buried there. I would appreciate any information on this familiy.

SCROGGINS posted by Mike Scroggins on Tuesday, February 15, 2000
Seeking information on Melvin SCROGGINS (b 15 Jan 1915; d 19 Apr 1970); he had 4 sons, one of whom was Melvin Lee SCROGGINS (b 19 July 1950, d Aug 1998). Would like the names of the other 3 sons.

CHAMBERS, SPARKS posted by Marty Ramage on Saturday, March 18, 2000
Searching for info. on the family of G.B. CHAMBERS who married Laura A. SPARKS in 1880 in Rains Co., TX. Any help would be appreciated

SANDERS, TEAGUE posted by Neal Sanders on Saturday, March 18, 2000
Seeking info. on John Daniel SANDERS (1818, Wilkinson Co., GA -1927 Sealy, Austin Co., TX). He married Mary Elizabeth TEAGUE. Ten children born to this couple, including youngest child, Oscar Dick "Jack" SANDERS (1893, Rains Co., TX - 1961, Dallas TX). Other children : John, George, Charlie, Ben, Henry, Annie, Mag, Lucy, Vera. I will be glad to exchange any info.

JOHNSON, TAYLOR posted by Sherrie Stout on Saturday, April 1, 2000
Seeking info. on Mary Jane TAYLOR who lived with the family of C.B. JOHNSON upon her death in 1912. She was born Nov. 11, 1834, MS and died Nov. 1912, Emory, TX. She is buried alongside her husband, WIlliam J. TAYLOR, who was born Nov. 28, 1840 and died Nov. 22, 1889, Emory, TX. She is believed to be the aunt of C.B. JOHNSON.

JACKSON posted by Gwendolyn McMillan Lawe on Saturday, April 1, 2000
Saul JACKSON, supposedly, came to Emory with Emory Rains. I would appreciate any info. on Saul JACKSON.

CLARK, SHEFFIELD posted by Eola Clark on Thursday, April 20, 2000
Matthew Columbus CLARK and Nancy Almeda SHEFFIELD married about 1878; they appear in the 1880 Rains Co., Texas, census. They had one child in 1880, Alto, age 1 year. Any help woul d be appreciated.

FARRIS, HARRIS posted by Jim Harris on Thursday, April 20, 2000
Researching HARRIS surname. William HARRIS married Almarinda FARRIS. They had a son, Marvin O. HARRIS, born 1894 in Emory, Rains County, Texas. HARRIS Family Virtual Reunion : http://users.ev1.net/~halgrl --(not a valid address SP)

CAIN. HENSLEY, MCLEOD posted by Brenda Boen on Sunday, May 21, 2000
Looking for info. on the family of Robert Lee HENSLEY, b 1871 (unknown) and d 1953 (California). Married to Erie Artie MCLEOD, b 22 Jan 1889 in Emory, Rains Co., Texas and d March 1973 in El Paso, Texas. Known children are James Bruce HENSLEY, b 1915, Emory, Rains Co., Texas; Jeddie HENSLEY, b Ora Mae CAIN, and Beulah Marie CAIN. Robert Lee HENSLEY's family was from Tennessee/Arkansas and migrated to Texas/Oklahoma.

ALLEN, DAVIS, SMITH posted by Charlene Sparks on Sunday, May 21, 2000
Searching for Elizabeth Davis who would have had at least 3 SMITH children in 1880 and maybe a DAVIS child. The children were Samuel, b 1867/1868; Anna; abd Rollie. She married Dr. W.A. ALLEN in Van Zandt Co. in 1881. She and her first husband, H.A. DAVIS possibly lived in Rains County, Texas.

LILLEY, WARD posted by T. Harmony on Monday, June 12, 2000
Searching for lineage of Cora LILLEY and and William H. WARD, Jr., who were married in Rains Co. in 1888.

EAVES, EVES, MITCHELL posted by Jimmie Mitchell on Monday, June 12, 2000
Looking for a Mary MITCHELL who might have maried a Charles EAVES or EVES in 1896.


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