Red River County, Texas

Posted Queries for August 1998



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CLEMENTS, HUEY, YARBROUGH posted by Marjorie Gray on Wednesday, August 5, 1998

Simeon CLEMENTS b. 1792, in Grandville N.C. d1870 in Red River Co.. For anyone researching this family (my gggrandparents), they are buried in the Scott Cemetery out of Detroit Tx. I am interested in finding anyone who is researching my family.I have a lot on the CLEMENTS except for my ggrandmother, Emily E.CLEMENTS HUEY who was raised in Clarksville, lived in Cook Co. after marrying and died in Grayson Co. Don't know where buried.

LOONEY posted by Nancy Holt on Thursday, August 6, 1998

Looking for descendants of Francis Marion LOONEY b in MO and lived in Red River Co in the early 1900's. He is a brother to my g grandfather. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

SISSON posted by Chuck Ward on Thursday, August 6, 1998

Looking for info on Andrew SISSON and his desc. He left Alabama abt 1855 and went to Red River Co. He died before 1860 and his wife and children were in the 1860 Red River Co. census. His children were Lucinda (1844); Hannah H. (1845); Sussanna A. (1846) Sarah S. (1847); Nancy J. (1849); Henry (1852) and Ann (1858) Thanks

CUNNINGHAM, MORELAND posted by June Bentley on Friday, August 7, 1998

I am looking to find my gggg grandmother. Her name is Annie CUNNINGHAM. She lived in Clarksville and died around 1955. I am also looking for any information on her husband, Clark CUNNINGHAM. I have little information on him.

GRIMES, LATIMER, PARKER, WARD, WILLIAMS posted by Ann Whisenhunt on Sunday, August 9, 1998

Looking for any info on ggrandmother, Rosa Lee LATIMER--b: March 6, 1883 in RED RIVER County, TX/d: May 12, 1954 in Paris, Lamar County, TX. She married (1)James Monroe Grimes--b: November 23, 1860 in TX/d: May 18, 1920 in Deport, Red River County, TX. They were married on December 4, 1898 in Clarksville, Red River County, TX. The info that I have is that Rosa's parents were James LATIMER & Bettie WILLIAMS. The parents of James were John Latimer & Sarah E. ?. The parents of Bettie were Frank WILLIAMS & Elizabeth ?. All of the info on Rosa's parents have been passed down through relatives. There is a story of James Monroe GRIMES wandering up on the LATIMER's property for work, met Rosa and stated he was going to marry her. He had to wait til she was 17. I also know that Rosa was married 2 more times: (2)James W. PARKER & (3) Albert Walker WARD. Any info would be greatly appreciated! Ann Whisenhunt PO Box 822 Springtown, TX 76082

CHILDERS, HUMPHREY posted by Jack Childers on Sunday, August 9, 1998

I am looking for the family of L.C.CHILDERS and Emley M. Herrington CHILDERS, whose children include Alfred Maloy CHILDERS. Alfred had James F. CHILDERS ,Margaret E. CHILDERS Sipes, William T. Childers, Mary France CHILDERS Smith, John Wesley CHILDERS, Robert E. Lee CHILDERS, Liza Jane CHILDERS Humphrey, Alfred Maloy CHILDERS Jr., Benjamin Harrison CHILDERS.I am particulary interested in census records for the years 1860, 1870, 1890 and 1900, any property transactions, marriage records, death records. I have a great deal of information on these families and will share.

AUBREY, AWBREY posted by Betty Christian on Monday, August 10, 1998

Searching for the grave of John Chapman AUBREY/AWBREY 1811- 1879, supposedly buried in the Shamrock Cemetery 4 miles west of Clarksville. Also searching for proof that the parents of John Chapman were, as commonly supposed, Thomas and Temperance (Tempy) AUBREY/AWBREY. Would be happy to exchange information.

CLIFFORD, GILLIAM, HUGH posted by Denise Wilshire on Monday, August 10, 1998

My grandfather Hugh Clifford GILLIAM, has not been seen or heard form since 1922. Surely he has passed. I have traced a link to a possibility in Detroit Red River County. This person is said to have passed on 15/8/69 and had a S.S. no of 466229402. According to my mother, he was a very tall redhaired man who was of Irish extraction. He was relocated to the U.S. in 1922 and bound for Mississippi.I am looking for possible family. Thanks and regards, Denise Wilshire

GRAYSON posted by Betty Stokes on Saturday, August 22, 1998

Red River County 1910 Census 1910 Red River Co., TX Census lists a Josephine GRAYSON, widow, living with son Jackson G. GRAYSON in 1910. Also listed were Anner b. 1896, Willis L. b. 1898, and General Jackson born 1903. Josephine was the widow of General Sam Houston GRAYSON. They were on the 1870 and 1880 census of Jefferson, Marion Co., TX. Known children of Gen. Sam Houston and Josephine GRAYSON were Zulunkie, Ida, Jackson G., Gen. Sam Houston, Jr., Belle, and Jesse. Does anyone know anything about this family? Betty Stokes in Houston

DENISON, MAYER, PUTMAM posted by Tracy Avilia on Saturday, August 22, 1998

I am researching George Frederick MAYER m. Caroline L. PUTMAM. Brother Arthur and Alonzo married sisters Mary and Eliz DENISON.

CHILDERS, HUMPHREY, SIPES, SMITH posted by Jack Childers on Sunday, August 23, 1998

The CHILDERS family was spread extensively around Clarksville and Lone Star Community during the latter part of the 1800's but I can find little record of them. Anyone with any connection to the above names please contact me. Jack Childers in OKC

BELL, WHITE posted by Belinda Forgy on Sunday, August 23, 1998

The 1900 census of Red River County shows my grandmother, Lillian WHITE, listed as an infant with her parents. She later married Ollie D. BELL b. 1899 in MO. Any information on the WHITE family in RR County would be greatly appreciated. Sorry I haven't any further details.

CANTERBURY, POOL posted by Michael Canterbury on Sunday, August 23, 1998

My ggrandfather Lewis Franklin CANTERBURY lived in Yarnaby, OK, but came to Red River Co. to marry Elva May POOL, in May of 1883. I need a connection to this county and why he married here. I know of no other link to earlier CANTERBURYs, particularly the John CANTERBURY family. Lewis Franklin was born in Savannah, Hardin Co., TN, 1866. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks, Mike Canterbury

ONEAL, POWELL posted by Harry Powell on Wednesday, August 26, 1998

Looking for information on family of Willie B. POWELL born Oct.10,1909 in Lamar Co, Texas, died Feb. 28, 1993 in Bogata, Red River Co, Texas. Willie father was James B. POWELL, mother was Mary F. ONEAL. Any information will be appreciated.

CHAMBERS, SHERWOOD posted by Bruce Chambers on Wednesday, August 26, 1998

I'm looking for information on my great-granfather, John G. CHAMBERS, born 9/12/1861 near Clarsville, Red River County, Texas. He later married Fanne Field SHERWOOD of Collin County, Texas, and had three children. He died 1908 in Durant, OK. All I have is an obit with this date and place. I'm looking for his parents names and information - possibly on a birth certificate/record. Thanks for any effort trying to help out.

BLACKSTOCK, BLACKWELL posted by Craig J. Larson on Friday, August 28, 1998

Searching for info about James R. BLACKWELL, born 1867 in Red River County, TX. He married Iowa BLACKSTOCK in 1894. They had two sons, Emmett (b. 1895) and Garnett (b. 1897, d. 1967), both boys born in Thurber, Texas. Please respond to my e-mail address. Thanks, Craig

BROOKS, CHEEK, COOPER, DAVIS, MCGILL posted by Bobby J. Wadsworth on Sunday, August 30, 1998

Seeking additional data on Valentine CHEEK and wife, Elizabeth McGILL, who appear on the 1850 US census of Red River Co., TX. They were md. c1811, possibly in Giles Co., TN, and had issue: 1. Sarah M. BROOKS, 1812-1873 2. Nancy DAVIS, 1814-? 3. Ann DAVIS, 1816-? 4. Margaret DAVIS, 1818-? 5. Mary M. COOPER, 1820-1901 6. Jesse V. CHEEK, 1822-? 7. Thomas M. CHEEK, 1824-? Valentine CHEEK (1787-1866) and his son-in-law, William DAVIS, are buried at Maple Springs (now Bogota) Cemetery. Any help appreciated!

FANNAN, ROBISON, TUCKER posted by Rebecca Prescott Spalding on Sunday, August 30, 1998

I need information on the following family: Nathaniel ROBISON, b. abt 1850 in TN; m. 1) Julia FANNAN in AR and 2) Malisie Katherine TUCKER 16 Nov 1893 in TX; d. 29 Jan 1927 in Avery, Red River Co., TX. Children of Nathaniel and Julia: 1) Marion, b. 1875 Madison Co., AR; m. Barth BAXTER. 2) Nellie, b. 1877 Madison Co., AR; m. Joe STINSON; d. 1929. 3) Thery Edward, b. 15 Apr 1878, Madison Co., AR; m. Carry SMITH, 1898; d. 4 Mar 1923 OK. 4) Allen, b. 1880; m. Sally Baxter. 5) Arthur, b. 1882; m. Lizzie TUCKER. Children of Nathaniel and Malisie: 1) Maudie, b. 1 Sep 1895; d. 27 Mar 1907 2) Coy Nugen, b. 6 Feb 1897; m. Rosie NORTHCUTT; d. 26 Aug 1960. 3) Dewie, b. 8 Feb 1900; m. Mary TUCKER.

BOWERS, DEVINEY, FERGUSON posted by Brit Ferguson on Sunday, August 30, 1998

Researching descendants of W. A FERGUSON 1856-1941, md Cynthia M. (UNKNOWN), 1858-1944. Their children: Lucy; Mamie Dell b. 1887; Rozie; William Marvin b. 1890, d. 1931; Kenneth b. 1897. William Marvin FERGUSON md (1) Florence Elizabethe BOWERS; (2) Ruby Mae DEVINEY(1898-1971). Child of William Marvin and Florence BOWERS- Volney Bickam FERGUSON (b. 1915 in San Saba TX but was raised in Red River County.) Children of William Marvin and Ruby DEVINEY- William Marvin, Jr ("Son"); Margaret Estelline; Lallie Kathryn; Horace Kenneth FERGUSON. Ruby DEVINEY is bd at New Haven Cem, Clarksville, Red River Cty, TX. I would like to correspond with other researching these lines. Thanks!


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