San Augustine County, TX

Posted Queries for
August 1997


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BODINE posted by Jim Bodine on Wednesday, August 6, 1997

I have done much research re the following individual: BODINE, John Arrived in San Augustine area 1825 Known prior locations were No. Car., - Baltimore, MD, - Oglethorpe County GA with the latter one immediately preceeding his arrival into TX. - He remained in the same loc. until the time of his death.

BENNETT, LUCAS posted by Angel ?__________ on Friday, August 8, 1997

am searching surname LUCAS, John b. 1805 Casey Co. Ky to San Augustine, TX ca. 1837...he received land there, don't know why. Also, BENNETT, Archibald Hamilton and wife Frances LUCAS were early pioneers of Texas. Raised horses, lived near Dallas? by 1837/40 any information would be appreciated.

WORTHAM posted by Tom Wortham on Friday, August 8, 1997

There was a Capt. Murray Lamar WORTHAM, b. May 26, 1943, who was residing in San Augustine County at the time of his enlistment in the Air Force in 1967. His plane went down over Laos in January 1977. He was listed as having been married. I wonder if you could put me in touch with someone there in San Augustine County who might help me find determine his Texas WORTHAM connection. I am researching all WORTHAM's in Texas......or at least those of English descent.

ARDREY, DAVIS, EWING, SEXTON, STOW, STOWE posted by Brenda Perkins on Saturday, August 9, 1997

I'm seeking info on Dr. Samuel SEXTON, wife Emily DAVIS and son Frank Barlow SEXTON. They were in San Augustine in the 1830 & 40s. Also, Edley EWING raised granddaughter Mary Amanda STOW(E) in San Augustine. He married Mrs. Elizabeth ARDREY (? not sure about the spelling) in the 1840s after his 1st wife died. Edley and Mary Amanda were from TN.

PRICE posted by Anne Price Mackenzie on Monday, August 18, 1997

FIRST FAMILIES: Elijah PRICE: year of arrival-1841 Prior locations-- Martin Co. N.C., Edgecombe Co. N.C., Sumter Co. Ala., Arrival location-- Polk then Liberty Cos. Tx. Arrived San Augustine Co. 1844.

GARSEE posted by Karla Leatherwood on Wednesday, August 20, 1997

Please add GARSEE to your list of San Augustine County Surnames. My great grandparents and paternal grandfather are native to S.A. County and surrounding areas. My great grandparents resided in 2 historical homes, one in the city and the other on the Nacogdoches Hwy. My great uncle has recently refurbished a home on the tour. Most of my relatives in the GARSEE family are buried in the Thomas Cemetery. I am working on both my mother's paternal and maternal trees at one time. I think that most of my grandmother's family was from Sabine County and Angelina County.

AIKENS, AIKINS, EAKINS posted by Brenda Dearman on Wednesday, August 20, 1997

EAKINS, AIKINS, AIKENS//Researching William EAKINS, Rev. War soldier that came to San Augustine Cty abt 1832. He died 1840. His widow, Elizabeth moved to Shelby Cty where she applied for a widow's pension. William also received a land grant from TX in Titus and SHelby Ctys. I would like to find out where he is buried and if the Courthouse has anything on him. Also to heear from any descendants.

BUTLER, GOTHARD posted by Brenda Dearman on Wednesday, August 20, 1997

I am researching Hampton BUTLER b. 1797 NC. Married Sallie Moyers on 23 JUly 1817 in Rhea Cty., TN. He came to San Augustine Cty., TX about 1849 with Larkin GOTHARD. Hampton died abt 1853. There was a P.H. Butler in Rhea Cty. but I don't know if they are the same person. I need help on this one.

BUTLER, GOTHARD posted by Brenda Dearman on Wednesday, August 20, 1997

I am researching Larkin George GOTHARD b. 1825 in Rhea Cty., TN. He married Elizabeth BUTLER, daughter of Hampton BUTLER and Elizabeth ? After George served in the Mexican War (1846) in San Augustine Cty, he returned home to TN., married Elizabeth and brought the Butler family with him down the rivers and across LA. back to San Augustine. They had 11 children. Larking died in March of 1870. His widow Elizabeth and children then moved to Henderson Cty, TX. I would love to hear from some of the descendents of Larking George.

BURDITT posted by Herschel Kelley on Thursday, August 21, 1997

I am interested in corresponding with anyone who is related to the BURDITT family.

DAVIS posted by Lisa Murillo on Wednesday, August 27, 1997

Looking for any information on Hiram "Harm" DAVIS of San Augustine County.

posted by Gary L. Elias on Wednesday, August 27, 1997

Could you tell me where you would find information about married records for ex- slaves (1865-1880)?Are there old news papers pretaining to this time period?


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