Tarrant County, Texas

Queries

From Feb 19, 1997 to May 26, 1997

 

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Tony Ebertz Wed Feb 19 09:02:09 1997
I have a Great Great Grandmother that was married in 1885 in Fort Worth. Her name was Lena Schiro and she married Joe Manale. She died around 1868. Shortly after he married her sister Mary Schiro. I am stuck trying to find out the exact date they were married and that she died and that he remarried.

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Pat Elliston Sun Feb 23 14:22:22 1997
Seeking ancestors/relatives of ELLISTON, Mortimore, born circa 1830-1831 in Kentucky, probably Lincoln County. Moved to Peters Colony in what is now Tarrant County in 1848, acquired 320 acres of Peters Colony Land near Birdville, married Sarah Anne Eliot (Elliot), daughter of Sanders Eliot (Elliot). Children included Lemuel, my grandfather. Believe Mortimore ELLISTON was related to John Wesley Elliston who moved from Ky to Tx in 1848, married Elizabeth Johnson. John Wesley was a son of Amos Elliston, born Va. died Ky.

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Elise Hays Markham Tue Feb 25 08:54:32 1997
I am researching Hays and Carter Families. My paternal grandmother was Mary Eretta Carter Hays, b. 1884/85, possibly in Kansas, d. July, 11,1926, is buried in Tarrant Co., Ft. Worth. She married Aaron Ross Hays, M.D., b. 4/30/1883, Crowly, Johnson Co., TX. Her Mother, Jennie Franklin Carter, b. 1854 in Houston, d. 1929, buried in Trinity Cemetery, Ft. Worth. Her husband was James William Carter, b. 1850?, Mo/Iowa/KS?, d.1924, Texas. Any information including where to reach Trinity Cemetery would help.

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Pam Stone Wed Feb 26 18:46:16 1997
HARRIS/GRISSOM/LIVINGSTON Searching for HARRIS/GRISSOM DESCENDANTS whose families lived [LIVE] in Tarrant Co., TX; the HARRIS/GRISSOM LINES are from NC, Lauderdale Co., AL, and Itawamba Co., MS. Our JAMES G. HARRIS m. HARRIET ANN BUTLER, Itawamba Co., MS; their son, WILLIAM HENRY HARRIS m. MOLLIE GRISSOM, b. 1865, Itawamba Co., MS, dau. of GEORGE WASHINGTON GRISSOM & MARILLAH LIVINGSTON. George Washington GRISSOM was the son of HENRY M. GRISSOM & JULIA ANN JOHNSON. Siblings of "Henry" HARRIS were BERTUSCLIFFTON HARRIS, LUCIEN TISON HARRIS, FLAVIUS O. HARRIS, ROBERT WALKER HARRIS, IDILIA "ILA" HARRIS, ALICE HARRIS. ANY Harris/Grissom/Livingston descendant of these familes in Tarrant Co., please contact me. I KNOW I have at least one cousin living in Ft. Worth, MIKE HARRIS,who submitted family pages to the Itawamba Genealogical Society. Anyone who recognizes these lines, I welcome your help. I have other descendants who are cousins who are looking for their TX cousins also. Thanks! Pam in FL

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Doug Hunkele Sat Mar 1 06:02:25 1997
MARTIN/HARDIN - Searching for additional information on Hiram Timothy MARTIN b. Apr 11 1866 Tarrant Co., TX and Sarah HARDIN. Known children are George William, Jasper Luther Earl, (Twins) Roy & Troy Culberton, Benjamin Kenneth Narvel....

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Bob Branham Sat Mar 1 14:45:51 1997
Help! Need info on family of James Henry C Branham/Mary Elizabeth J Hoskins. Listed in 1860 US Census in Lebanon area, Laclede Cnty, Missouri. James was hung by Union soldiers on 10 Mar 1865 during Civil War. Wife and children Later came to Texas and settled in Fort Worth area. Children with ages from 1860 US Census were: Artemesia, 19; Emily Jane, 16; William D, 13; Mary A S, 2; Sarah Emma, 5; James Hampton, 2 (my great-grandfather). William D operated grocery store on East First St in Fort Worth and later, a grocery store on East Baltimore in Fort Worth. Mary Elizabeth J Hoskins (wife of James Henry) remarried a man named Morrow and is buried in Bedford area as far as I know.

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Maurice Evans Mon Mar 3 18:55:15 1997
Looking for divorce date between Emil WESTHOFF and Georgie WESTHOFF. This would have occurred between 1900 and 1910. Also looking for the Marriage of Georgio WESTHOFF to John L BOICOURT (BORCOURT/BARCOURT). This would have occurred following the divorce from Emil WESTHOFF. I am also looking for the marriage of Emil WESTHOFF and Georgie ________. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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William Harrold Tue Mar 11 20:30:14 1997
I am searching for information on WASHINGTON CULLUND(sp) and wife MARY ANN ALLEN (b. Va. c, 1822). I am especially in need of finding who her parents were. We think thry may have been JOHN ALLEN and NANCY DANIEL of Patrick County, Virginia and later of Wyoming County, W-Va. Also need the children of Washinton and MARY ANN ALLEN CULLAND (sp) Thank you.

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Nancy Bannister Mon Mar 17 13:23:58 1997
Looking for any information on William JAMES b.24 Mar 1862 Butler City, AL d. 1 Mar 1923 married 16 Aug 1886 Beaumont, Jerrerson Co., TX Kaleta Bridget O'Brien b. 14 Aug 1868 Jefferson City, TX d.26 Nov 1959 Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., TX. Need her Obit and any other info that anyone has about this family.

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Scott McKay Wed Mar 26 10:11:34 1997
WANTED: Descendants of the 10TH TEXAS INFANTRY. I am researching for a definitive regimental history of the 10th Texas Infantry, CSA. One of it's members was Pvt. William C. PRINCE, Co. E, 10th Texas Infantry. William C. PRINCE died on May 15, 1904,(at age 74) at Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. His wife Matilda PRINCE, received a Confederate Widow's Pension on September 15, 1904, at Fort Worth. If the above PRINCE is of your family line, or any of the men who served in said regiment during the Civil War, I welcome your response. My address is: 167 Mtn. Park Rd., Roswell, GA 30075 & my phone number is 770-552-8828.

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Wayne Kindred Wed Mar 26 20:58:58 1997
I am seeking birth date and mother/fathers name of Delia Moore, born about 1876, in Tarrant Co. Mother was still residing in Kennedale in 1900. Believe Delia married a man named Lewis Walker about 1893-1896. Any help appreciated.

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william harrold Thu Mar 27 21:04:15 1997
I am trying to find the parents of MARY ANN ALLEN, who married GEORGE WASHINGTON CULLOP (perhaps CULLOP has variant spellings). Apparently they moved to Tarrant County, Texas, and were there in 1880. Is there anyone who has access to the Tarrant County death records who look to see if MARY ANN's parents are listed on the record.Since she was born in 1822 (in Virginia) she may have died in the 1880's in Tarraton. Thank you very much for your help.We appreciate it.

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Patsy Knight Fri Mar 28 19:51:01 1997
I am seeking information on the burial site of my great grandfather, Benjamin Franklin Vantreese. He died at the Masonic Home on Division Street in Arlington on December 31, 1913. His death certificate states that he was buried on January 1, 1914 in Arlington, TX. The Masonic Home does not have a record of his burial site, and he is not buried in their cemetery. Does anyone know of any cemetery listings for Arlington. I have walked several of the old cemeteries and have not located his headstone. I can be reached at pknight@arlington.net.

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Kathy Sat Mar 29 19:00:00 1997
Seeking info on parents/siblings of Benjamin VALENTINE, b. ca 1835, MO (father believed to be from IL and mother from KY), m. prior to 1868 to Martha J. --- b. ca 1839, MO (parent info unknown). Benjamin and Martha VALENTINE had the following known children: Ellen/Eller L.. (b. 1868, TX), John E. (b. 1871, TX), Annie M. (b. 1873, TX), and Allice J. (b. 1876, TX). Daughter, Annie M. VALENTINE m. ca 1890 (?-TX) to Charley HOWARD (b. ca. 1866, TN, d. 1931, Scurry Co.,TX). Annie M. (VALENTINE) HOWARD d. 1952, Hopkins Co., TX and buried in Scurry Co., TX. Would like to correspond with anyone researching these VALENTINE and/or HOWARD surnames.....................Kathy

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William Gipson Sun Mar 30 21:31:26 1997
I am looking for information on William Edward WALLACE (b. May 3, 1874 in Bedford TX, d. Sep 6, 1943 in Santa Anna TX) m. Sep 25, 1895 to Mary Agnes BYRUM (b. Feb 17, 1877 in Anderson SC, d. Jun 26 1962 in Santa Anna TX), specifically the parents of William Edward WALLACE. Thank you for your time.

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Ruby Coleman Tue Apr 1 17:06:16 1997
Seeking information on Jane Elizabeth COLEMAN who married John A. BONDURANT 18 Apr 1850 in Meade Co., KY. They came to Fort Worth, TX 20 Dec. 1872. He died in 1883 and she died 19 May 1914 in Fort Worth. She is buried in the East Oakwood Cemetery. Known children were: Bourbon, John W., Lula, Ann and H.L. Would like to locate descendants.

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E. Hays Markham Wed Apr 2 15:33:04 1997
I am looking for Trinity Cemetery in Ft. Worth. My ggm Jennie Franklin Carter, b. 1854 in Houston d. 1929, is buried there. My gmother, Mary Eretta Carter Hays, d. May 31, 1926, is also buried there. Any info on Franklin, Carter, or Hays is also welcome. Thank you.

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Mary McCrury Thu Apr 3 17:52:38 1997
KILGORE,CHARLOTTE BELL. b. 1823 d. 1899 wife of John Kilgore. They lived in Cherokee Co. from about 1840-45 till JOhn's death in 1874. It is believed that Charlotte moved to Tarrant Co. and died there in 1899. She was the mother of 10 children. Any information would be appreciated. Mary McCrury 1433 Inwood Odessa, Tx. 79761 mmccrury@nwol.com

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Diane Bender Fri Apr 4 18:44:54 1997
BAGGETT: James Washington Baggett b Robeson Co. NC abt 1863 was in Cooke Co. 1910, and Ft. Worth 1918-1930. In 1910 his wife is Willie, son Shelby (b1903) and dau Johnnie M. (b1908). He was married before. Any info appreciated.

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Ed Noltensmeyer Sun Apr 6 16:57:32 1997
Seeking information on the parants of Martha Elizabeth Hassell, who was married to Thompson Monroe Wilkinson on 07 August , 1898, in Azle, Tarrant County, TX. Martha and Thompson had the following children: William Virgil Wilkinson, James Benjamin Wilkinson, Walter Wilkinson, Freda Mae Wilkinson, Hettie Ophelia Wilkinson, Alfred Lee Wilkinson, Viola Jewell Wilkinson, and Marie Elizabeth Wilkinson.

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Hicklin Harrel Mon Apr 7 10:16:28 1997
George W. HARREL. b. 1847 in Illinois. Appears with wife Sarah E. (b. Texas)in 1880 U. S. Census of Tarrant County. I know his ancestors, not his descendants.

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William Gipson Sun Mar 30 21:39:02 1997
I am looking for information on William Edward WALLACE (b. May 3, 1874 in Bedford TX, d. Sep 6, 1943 in Santa Anna TX) m. Sep 25, 1895 to Mary Agnes BYRUM (b. Feb 17, 1877 in Anderson SC, d. Jun 26 1962 in Santa Anna TX), specifically the parents of William Edward WALLACE. Thank you for your time.

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Judy Hudek Sat Apr 12 21:36:37 1997
Looking for GREGORY-NELSON. Lost great grandfather Tebe(?) GREGORY in Texarkana. He had 1 son John and 1 daughter. The son and daughter were moved to Promised Land, TX in Tarrant County to live with Aunt & Uncle Benjamin and Dora NELSON.

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Cathy Wood Osborn Sun Apr 20 09:19:45 1997
Henry M. KINSEY patented 320 ac, third class, in 1861, abst. #720, Tarrant Co. TX. Original Grantee was John C. HOUSTON. Who were they?

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Connie Lancaster- Harvey Fri Apr 11 14:51:46 1997
Any information about Allen Brooks LANCASTER. He is on the 1910 and 1920 Census living in Tarrant Co. married to a Mollie and step-sons Edmon REXRODE, Clyde REXRODE. Allen Brooks LANCASTER worked for Rolling Mills in 1910 as an overman. In 1920 he was a mechanic somewhere in Tarrant Co. Texas. In about 1921 Mollie died. In May of 1922 he married Hettie Belle (EMBRY) SMITH. They also lived in Tarrant Co. Texas and had two children born in Ft. Worth. Martha Allene LANCASTER and (Mack) Allen LANCASTER. Willing to share what I know about REXRODE'S and LANCASTER. Would like any type of record or anything about this Allen Brooks Lancaster. Thank you for any help. Connie Lancaster-Harvey

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Don Birdwell Sat Apr 12 23:36:46 1997
I am looking for William Birdwell who passed away between 1870 and 1880 in Tarrant County. He is supposed to be buried somewhere near Everman. Any information would be appreciated. He is my Great-Great Grandfather.

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Ben GANTT Fri Apr 18 08:50:47 1997
GANTT, James Addison (1809-1892). Seeking to exchange information with descendants of James Addison GANTT and his 1st wife, Duranda REED. They lived in the Everman area. Children were: Elizabeth Jane; Cynthia Caroline; Mary Crayton; James Addison, Jr; John Thomas; and Esther . We have several researchers, a book, a not-for-profit quarterly newsletter, an e-mail mailing list, etc.

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Anne Adams Ross Sat Apr 19 18:51:58 1997
Searching for info on William M. ADAMS, m. Nancy Jane BENSON (MURPHY/MURPHEY) in Tarrant county in 1877. He was a telegrapher. When did he come to Tarrant cnty? MURPHEYS raised Nancy Jane after her BENSON (Sampson & Mary)family was massacred middle 1860s in Wise county. Were the MURPHYS in Tarrant county also? What were MURPHY first names? William and Nancy Jane left Tarrant co about 1883 for Shelby co. Any info on this ADAMS, MURPHY, BENSON family will be greatly appreciated. Thanks for any replies.

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Robert Rushing Fri Apr 25 17:18:08 1997
RUSHING, Elijah W. Born in Tenn. around 1837. He marred a Mary E. LANGSTON. on November 23, 1858 in Ellis C. Texas. He moved to Tarrants Co. sometime after 1860, somewhere near Forth Worth. I am seeking imformation about his death. He must of died somewhere between 1870 and 1880. I also imformation on Mary E. Langston his wife, I am trying to find out what happen to her. Thanks.

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P. Mason Sat May 3 20:28:48 1997
Mason----Henry P. Mason born 3-15-1810 in Virginia, died 12-14-1869 in Tarrant County. Married to a Mary D. Stevens who died 3-14-1871 in Tarrant County. Moved to Tennessee between 1830 and 1840. Fought in the Civil War. Moved to Texas after the Civil War. Their children: William S., Francis, James Edgar, William L., Martha, Stokley, and Mobley. Any further info on Henry P. or Mary D., or their children would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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Dan Sibley Wed May 7 22:17:09 1997
I am seeking information on my SIBLEY ancestors. I can trace them back to Tennessee in the 1820s, from there to Mississippi until about 1870, to Arkansas in the 1870s, and on to Texas about 1890. John William SIBLEY and his wife Sarah Elizabeth Bryan moved to Tarrant County, Texas about 1890. Their children included Mary Susan SIBLEY, William Carol SIBLEY John Pinkney SIBLEY, Thomas Allen SIBLEY (b. AR 20-Nov-1872 d. TX 21-May-1942),Eddie SIBLEY, Tappineous SIBLEY, Sarah Elizabeth SIBLEY, Robert David SIBLEY, Sally Jane SIBLEY, Martha Ann SIBLEY, Vester Marvin SIBLEY, Adam Fletcher SIBLEY Thomas Allen SIBLEY married Martha Jane Carter and they moved to Garland, Dallas County, Texas about 1910 or so. I would be very happy to share all information I have on the SIBLEY family.

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Christopher W. McCown Wed May 7 22:18:25 1997
Looking for the parents of Lawrence McCown born(1881) Ft Worth Tarrent TX His wife was Maye Love(1885) Their child was Robert Lawrence McCown(1907-1988)Ft Worth Tarrent TX.

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Don Standridge Fri May 16 05:56:36 1997
BETTS-DAMRON, Seeking information on John Wesley Betts b. April 1, 1873 in Choctaw Nation, I.T. Parents were David C. Betts and Mary Ann Seago. John Wesley married Cora Ethel Damron September 15, 1897 in Choctaw Nation, I.T. Was told they had several children, unfortunately I do not know their names at this time. I have a date of death on John Wesley Betts of July 10, 1932, he and Cora Ethel were living in Saginaw, Tarrant County, Texas. I was told they owned a store there, Cora Ethel (Damron) Betts was still living in 1962 at the time of her brothers death. His name was William Riley "Ted" Damron, Cora Ethel was born in Weakley County, Tennessee. Her father's name was Charles Wesley Damron. Any information on this family will be greatly appreciated, thinking maybe some relatives are still in Tarrant County. THANKS !!!

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Biloximom Sun May 18 03:20:17 1997
I am interested in the Barton/Buffington families. James M. Buffington, Margaret Buffinton came from Jackson Cty, AL around the late 1880-1890 timeframe. James was 68 yrs old on the Tx 1910 census. Margaret was still living on the 1920 census and was 71. Also looking for info on George William Barton who married Bettie Buffington in July of 1891. George died about 1900. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Jackye Mon May 26 15:06:49 1997
Do you know a Joseph Marsh HEWATT? Coming from Walker County, GA, where his father, Willis Coleman HEWATT and mother, Rachel Elizabeth BENNETT HEWATT, lived, he passed through the Dallas Fort Worth area to stay with his brothers John Walter HEWATT and William Ira HEWATT around 1900 when he was 20 year old. He later moved to the Oklahoma Panhandle to homestead.

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