San Augustine County, TX

Posted Queries for
September thru October 1997

MCMURRAIN, SNELLING posted by Billy J. Blankenship, DDS, MD on Friday, September 5, 1997

SNELLING, Franklin King b Nov 1836 Talbot Co., Ga. and died 1885 in San Augustine. wife was Mary Jane McMURRAIN b 1847 in Upatoie, Ga. and died in San Augustine Sep 1891.

CLEGG posted by Eldridge Clegg on Sunday, September 7, 1997

I'm seeking info re: CLEGG family's that have lived in this aear. Will share info of ancestors 1800-1880 in Walton Co.,GA.

HUNT, NEELY posted by Jerry Murdock on Sunday, September 14, 1997

My Great-Great-Great-Great Grandfather Nathaniel E. HUNT (1783-1849) came to Sabine District from Tennessee in 1828 with his son-in-law (my 3gr Grandfather) John NEELY (c.1803-c.1850). Their families followed later and both families appear on the (1835 ?) census of Sabine. I must assume that the area in which they settled later became San Augustine County as they appear on the San Augustine records later. Nathaniel HUNT was a US boundary commissioner & is mentioned in US mortality records of 1850 as having died of "Rheum. Pains". Neely just quietly faded from the records as best I can find. He does not appear on the 1850 or any subsequent San Augustine census with his wife & mother-in-law.

posted by Gary L. Elias on Wednesday, September 17, 1997

Could some one tell me if there are records about the Freemen bureau in San Augustine,Tx

ROBERTS posted by Loretta Roberts on Wednesday, September 24, 1997

Any info regarding John R. ROBERTS, born 3-27-1865, and son Wm.Louis Roberts 11-24-1902 buried Huntington Cemetary 1-5-1976

BURNS, WHITTON posted by Betty Garner on Thursday, September 25, 1997

I am seeking information on the marriage of Elvira WHITTON 2/15/1851 to John W.BURNS. I would also like info of their parents & siblings. He was born in Tn. ca. 1809 was married before to ukn name and had children. One of which was dau M.L. on 1860 Shelby Co. census born ca. 1846 in Tn. Elvira's father ____WHITTON was born in Va. & her mother in Ga. Elvira & John W. BURNS moved to Shelby Co. 1859 & had several chldren. Where they married in this San Augustine Co.? Any one with any info on these people please e-mail. I would be happy to share what I have. Thanks,

GARY, WOOD posted by Janelle Magness Barrett on Monday, September 29, 1997

I would like to share information on the GARY and WOOD families buried in the WOOD Cemetery which is located on the east shore of Sam Rayburn Reservoir and south of FM 83.

ALEXANDER, EWING posted by Danny Ewing on Tuesday, September 30, 1997

I am looking for information on Edley EWING, his son Wilson Edley EWING, and grandson William Marshall EWING. They settled in San Augustine Co. in 1835. William Marshall EWING married Viola Olivia ALEXANDER in 1842 in San Augustine. I would also like to confirm if she was the daughter of Horatio Gates ALEXANDER.

HORN, JONES, NASH, POLK posted by Bob Battaglia on Friday, October 3, 1997

Is there a San Augustine history buff that is on the internet? I have a diary kept by my gg-grandfather, Amos Dickens JONES, when he came to Texas from Talladega AL in 1847. He was in the St. Augustine area from Jan to Jun of 1847 and mentions a few names. He leased some farm land from "widow HORN" and visited Lucious POLK and NASH's mill. I was just looking for some history that would fill in my story. Thanks!

RAMSDALE, STANFIELD posted by RJ DeShong on Sunday, October 5, 1997

I am trying to find the marriage record of W.W.O. STANFIELD and MARY ANN RAMSDALE. They were married at the Ramsdale ferry house (owned by her father, Francis Ramsdale) which is located south of Marshall, on the Sabine river (three or four miles west of hwy 43 bridge). Thanks for any help you can provide. (Harrison Co. museum does not have this info).

LAMBERTH posted by Becky Grimes on Sunday, October 12, 1997

I have a home page newletter for my LAMBERTHs. My great-grandparents died and are buried in San Augustine County, Texas. In this newsletter, I have info that could be helpful in researching this line. I also have an archive for past issues. I have just begun the newsletter this year. The title is "LAMBERTH Lines" and can be found at ...

CHAPMAN, SONFIELD posted by Robert Sonfield on Sunday, October 12, 1997

Robert Duncan CHAPMAN b. 12/08/1839 Houston County Ga. d. 6/22/1906, Houston, Texas buried Nacogdoches, Texas. His daugnter, Martha Carrie CHAPMAN (b. 1/18/1874 Woodville, Texas) married 6/1/1892 in Nacogdoches, Texas, Leon SONFIELD, a Methodist preacher, the oldest son, Robert L. SONFIELD, was born in Nacogdoches,4/6/1893. Robert Duncan CHAPMAN, along with his brother, Dr. James Herschell CHAPMAN, was one of the first property owners in Huntington, 6/22/1900. Any information?

GARSEE, RICHARDS posted by Karla Leatherwood on Thursday, October 16, 1997

I am researching the H.S. "Dock" GARSEE Family. His wife was Scharlotte Pearl RICHARDS They lived in and around San Augustine most of their lives. They had 2 daughters Ruby and "Tiny" Maureen, and 6 Sons, AJ, Jack, Bill, Clarence "Winker", Everitt, Jesse.

BENTLEY, DAVIS, GARRETT, HAMIL, MATTHEWS posted by Betty Davis Stokes on Tuesday, October 28, 1997

Andrew HAMIL, Whitmil BENTLEY, came to Texas from Haywood Co., TN. Whitmil's first wife was Susannah MATTHEWS. She died leaving young child. Margaret HAMIL second wife. Andrew HAMIL was on the 1820 Bedford Co., TN census and 1830 census in Haywood Co. I have been transcribing deeds from Haywood Co., TN and from Haskell Co., TX where Andrew's land grant was located. (Did not live there. Heirs sold it). Andrew received 1280 acres of land, 2nd class, he arrived in San Augustine Co. Sept. 1837. Andrew thought (I can't prove it) to be buried in back of Milton GARRETT's house. Milton's wife Elizabeth, "Betty" was daughter of Andrew. Whitmil BENTLEY was born in Bertie Co., NC, buried at Cove Spring in Nacogdoches Co. with Margaret. He married in January 1838 Susannah MATTHEWS and came to Texas with the Matthews in the April 1, 1838 from Haywood Co., Tennessee. Received 640 acres. I have copy of pictures and Bible. Sidney Ancel DAVIS was a freight hauler. He had oxen. Probably more practical than horses in the mud. I have found his father to be Robert H. DAVIS, b. NC. (no will saying so, but circumstances definite).

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