Red River County, Texas

Posted Queries for July 1998



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DENISON, MAYER posted by james denison on Wednesday, July 1, 1998

We are interested in any record of anything that Geo. Frederick or Caroline L. MAYER may have done in Red River County Texas around 1890. Their daughter Norma Etta married Stephen Den- son (son of Wm. H.) and raised their family near Jackson schoolhouse settlement near now Avery. He was a circuit riding preacher and a teacher. Did they own land? Did he preach there? Two other Mayer brothers: Alonzo and Arthur also married DENISON girls (dau of Sanford). I would be in- terested in sharing research with others. Searchingly yours, Mrs. James Denison (Betty)

CLARK, DUTY, JOHNSON, PITTMAN posted by Sue Carrier on Friday, July 3, 1998

Am searching for any data pertaining to James C. DUTY, Jr. b. Red River Co., Tex ca 1857 son of James C. DUTY, Sr. and Mary Ann JOHNSON. Good possibility he could be my g grandfather if he had a son, James C. DUTY (III)? b. 1876 d. 1925 m. 3/3/1896 Cuthand Red River Co., Tex to Emma Francis PITTMAN b.1879 died and buried Talco Titus Co. Tex. 1928

LYNCH, SHOCKLEY posted by Gene Lynch on Monday, July 6, 1998

Boston, Bowie Co, TX - Researching the old town from 1820-1880. Has anyone prepared and index to articles in the Clarksville newspaper during the early years of the paper? If anyone has info on Boston, please contact me. Thanks for your help. GENE

FOARD, FORD posted by Billie R. Ford on Wednesday, July 8, 1998

Need information on the following people !!! F.A.FOARD/FORD Born 1852 with wife S.D.Born 1858. Sons W.E. Born 1888, S.W. Born 1890, J.G. Born 1892, F.A. Born 1894, D.P. Born 1890. All listed on the 1900 census Red River Co. Texas. The Father F.A. FOARD/ FORD was born in Ga.I believe this is the same F.A.FORD (note sp) listed on 1800 census Red River Co. Texas, married to Mary? with two daughters, Lela and Zoolie,address was Woodland Tx. He was later married to Sally Parks in 1883. If any one knows the above people or their death dates and places I would appreciate any and all information one would share. Thanky You , Billie Ford.

MCCORKLE posted by Dorles L. Repass on Thursday, July 9, 1998

I am searching for the burial place of Elizabeth L. MCCORKLE, Also known as Betsy MCCORKLE. Elizabeth died circa 1854 supposedly near White Rock, Titus County, Texas. Since there is not, and never has been to my knowledge, a White Rock in Titus County, I am assuming she is buried near White Rock in Red River County. Elizabeth did live in Red River county at one time; her husband and one son were Cumberland Presbyterian ministers. Her husband was Archibald MCCORKLE and her son was Samuel L. MCCORKLE. I have found references to Samuel being in White Rock, Red River County. Any information that suggests/proves Elizabeth's burial place, or that Elizabeth and her family were in Red River county would be apppreciated.

COBB, DRIGGERS posted by Sharon (Driggers) Hill on Friday, July 10, 1998

I am looking for someone who knew Cecil DRIGGERS & can help us out with some info. He married a Ruby COBB but this marriaged only lasted 1-3 weeks & was annulled. He then married someone by the name of Jean ? & they supposedly had a male child. My cousins are anxious to find their half brother but we don't know where to start looking until we can find out what Jean's last name was or who she may have married after Cecil. They were probably married between 1927 to 1936. Any info at all would be greatly appreciated. Thanks - Sharon

GIEGER, LINDSAY, WEST posted by Gerry Gieger on Saturday, July 11, 1998

Seek information on Mary Magdalene (GIEGER)(WEST) Lindsay, wife of John LINDSAY. She is reported to have died in Detroit. Her first husband was James Nelso WEST, who was killed-in-action at the Battle of Baker's Creek during the Seige of Vicksburg. She was born in 1833 in Covington County, MS, the daughter of Jesse and Tobitha GIEGER. She had at least one Lindsay child, Eugene, but there may have been one more. Looking for burial site. She was my gg-Aunt.

BATEMANN, MARTIN, ROBERTS posted by Sue Burgess on Sunday, July 12, 1998

I am looking for ? ? MARTIN who was sheriff of Red River County, Texas, around 1915 - 1920 ? . He married Delila ROBERTS - daughter of Henry ROBERTS and Susan BATEMANN - and sister of Archie Dick and Alfonso ROBERTS. I am searching the Archie Dick ROBERTS line.

JOHNSON, REED, STURCH posted by Steve Reed on Monday, July 13, 1998

I am researching Lewis Monroe REED and wife Annie Maggie JOHNSON who lived in RR Co. late 1800s until their deaths 1930's. Any ancestor information would be appreciated. Regards, Steve Reed

BOGAN, HOCKER, LEE, LINDSAY, RIDGE posted by Carole Joyce Lindsay on Wednesday, July 15, 1998

I would like to corresspond with cousins who have/ had these last names. I want very much to find a cousin who was born in Denver Colorado in the 40s her name was MaryLou RIDGE, her father was Tony RIDGE, my great-uncle. MaryLou was born Febr 29th which is a leap year maybe 1944. I think her mothers first name was Geneva

FORD, WILLIAMS posted by Melissa Wells on Thursday, July 16, 1998

I am looking for my GG-grandfather Leonard WILLIAMS. He was married to Kalley FORD. They moved to Red River from the mountains of Arkansas, and lived there for quite some time. Kallie was closely related to the FORD brothers who shot Jesse James. Leonard had a brother named Clarence who was married to a Dawson of the imfamous Dawson Gangg, So there seems to be a criminal element, If you have any information, Please contact me. Thanks

GALLIGER, HOWARD posted by Pam Johnson on Thursday, July 16, 1998

I am seeking info on James Phillip HOWARD b. c 1861-1871 TN married Laura GALLIGER, they had approximately 6 children, Jeff, Tobe & 4-5 others. Family info is that Laura & the 4-5 other children all died within a week of each other of cholera, Jim buried them, packed up Jeff & Tobe & left following logging camps. Jim died in Sabine Co.,TX & is said to be buried in Patroon Cemetery. Any info on this family appreciated.

DENISON, YOCHAM posted by Joel Thomas Orcutt on Friday, July 17, 1998

Interested in finding information pertaining to the DENISON family, particularly that of Lewis C. DENISON, b ca 1798. Lewis C. DENISON listed as a Vol Comp of Mounted Rangers enlistment from Apr 28, 1836-May 28, 1836, as well as other enlistments. Children; Eliza b ca 1822 md Asa YOCHAM, Marion co, Ark or Taney co, Mo ca 1840's, Henry a methodist preacher, Emmiline md Jacob YOCHAM ca 1850 Taney, Mo, or Marion Ark., George twin to Emmiline, Ann ?

MUSIC, SALES, SMITH posted by Kaylynn Smith Wilson on Saturday, July 18, 1998

I am currently searching for information concerning my grandparents and their families. James Walter SMITH b. 1893 in MO; his father William Amos SMITH b.?. and Daniel Curtis (DC) SALES b. 1865 in ? who married Matilda MUSIC(K) b 1869. Any information would be greatly appreciated- what information I do have, I would be willing to share.

BEAIRD, HENDERSON posted by Leslie Dee on Sunday, July 19, 1998

Looking for any information on Wesley Simon BEAIRD.He was born in 1858 and died in 1915 at Annona or English,in Red River County,Texas.He was married to Missouri Francis HENDERSON,and had one child Edgar Allen BEAIRD.Thanks for any help.

AUBREY, AWBREY posted by Elizabeth CHRISTIAN on Friday, July 24, 1998

Seeking any information on John Chapman AUBREY/AWBREY, born 15 November 1811 in Georgia, died 31 July 1879 in Clarksville. He is supposedly buried in the Old Shamrock Cemetery, but is not in the book "Red River County Cemeteries". He is the father of Madison Timothy AUBREY/AWBREY and Edmund Chapman AUBREY/AWBREY. Am particularly interested in determining John Chapman's parents. Would be happy to share my information.

CHAPPELL, WALKER posted by Kathy Suposs on Friday, July 24, 1998

Looking for information on John A. WALKER DOB 1836 and married Mary Ann CHAPPELL on 1-22-1849. They had 6 children. John passed away 7-1-1900. John also spent 3 years in Huntsville Prison. Would like to know if he had any brother or sisters, and who his parents were. Thanks for any help you can give. Kathy

MCCOY, WOODRUFF posted by Ken Pulley on Friday, July 24, 1998

Am looking for a Flem or Flint MCCOY. He had a daughter named Niece Viola MCCOY who married my Grandfather George Nathaniel WOODRUFF in 1909. F. MCCOY died in Detroit Tx and is buried there-am trying to locate geneology information and location of the cemetary he is buried at. Thanks

CANTWELL, FURR, GILLESPIE, GORDON posted by Donna Lupton on Sunday, July 26, 1998

If anybody has information on GORDON, FURR, GILLESPIE family. They lived in Clarksville, TX and are buried in a cemetery in Clarksville. I don't know the name of the cemetery but it is in the city limits of Clarksville. Mary FURR (1813-1896) married John S. GORDON (1807-1878). Mary's mother was Sarah CANTWELL she m. Sampson FURR on 2/14/1801. He died in Nov. 1824 and moved the family to Texas. She married a GILLESPIE there. She had several children. Don't know all their names.

BEAN, BETTIS, CASS, GRAY, HALEY, TERRY posted by Betty Hollowell on Monday, July 27, 1998

Joseph E. TERRY (1847 AL- 1905 OK)married Lucinda J. BETTIS 1851 AL- 1905 TX, buried in Rosalie Cemetery, Bogota, daughter of Jane CASS and Calvin W. BETTIS in Lawrence Co., AL. All their children were born there. They were: Lula B., 1870- 1945 SD; Rebecca Jane (m HALEY)1872- 1905 Cuthand, TX; Joan, 1874; Calvin, 1875; James. H.; Edgar B., 1883; William Martin, 1885- 1950 SD; Lillian (m BEAN); and Lucy (m GRAY). Can anyone add to this family? Betty Hollowell

DELEVAN, GARVIN, LOVELL, MCCULLOCH, MONROE, MORSE, SMITH, WARE posted by Linda Moore on Monday, July 27, 1998

CUTHAND COMMUNITY EARLY SETTLERS In the Red River Recollections book there is an article on Cuthand. It list the early settlers who came from Mississippi and settled the land. They were MORSE, SMITH, WARE, DELEVAN, MONROE, and GARVIN. I have SMITH that I am researching from from Cuthand. Does anyone know anything about the first settlers, especially the SMITHS. Where in Mississippi did they come from. It states that Miss Carrie MCCULLOCH has a more complete history of the Cuthand Community. Her mother was a teenager on that train. Can anyone tell me how to contact her. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am at a dead end on the SMITHs. My SMITHs are buried in the Cuthand Cemetary. Emmett SMITH who married Emily Elizabeth LOVELL in Cuthand.

DONOVAN, KELLY, LONG posted by Mel Rogers on Tuesday, July 28, 1998

Looking for family members of the Bartholomew DONOVAN and Julia (LONG) DONOVAN family. Julia LONG DONOVAN was the sister of my great grandmother Emma Catharine LONG KELLY, and Bartholomew DONOVAN was a first cousin to Julia LONG. Emma Catharine LONG and Julia LONG were the daughters of Daniel LONG. Bartholomew and Julia moved from MS to TX . Both were born in City of Cork, Ireland,. I have researched all of the families over the past 1 1/2 years. My information concerning Bartholomew and Julia DONOVAN's life and family in Clarksville, TX is extremely limited. Any and all information would be appreciated. Chaplain Mel Rogers, D.Min. Tulsa, OK

EUBANK, GATEWOOD, HOSKINS, HUGHES, STEWART posted by Martha N. Blackford on Wednesday, July 29, 1998

Seeking info on the above families from prior to formation on Republic of Texas until after Civil War

PEACOCK, PETTY posted by Sharon on Wednesday, July 29, 1998

Reseaching on PETTY in Clarksville, Red River County, Texas. Nathan PETTY & Tempie PETTY Joseph Aden PETTY & Delia Nevada PEACOCK. Mallie PETTY, Alton PETTY, Minnie PETTY, Columbus PETTY, Bert PETTY, Joseph PETTY, James Aden PETTY, Edna PETTY, Loyd PETTY. Like to exchange info. We are on the same PETTY line. Nathan PETTY is my GGGrandfather John G. PETTY brother.

GREEN, SMITH, WILLIAMS posted by Joy Goade Zowie on Friday, July 31, 1998

I am searching for Benjamin SMITH marr: Maggie Lida Latimer GREEN. They had at least one son: Marshall Ervin SMITH b: Dec 9, 1909 Red River Co. TX. m: Alice Addline WILLIAMS. Sorry this is all the info. I have at this time.


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