Tarrant County, Texas

Queries

From May 28, 1997 to Oct 28, 1997

 

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Cecil Vines Wed May 28 20:27:43 1997
VINES,(B M) Benjamin Marion 1880 Tarrant,County,Texas Born Nov 4 1842 Carroll, County, Georgia Died June 11 1923 Buried ???? ROBINSON, Adaline Florence (Spouse) Born March 27 1858 Died March 14 1929 ???? Buried ???? DENTON, Nancy A (Spouse) Died ???? CHANDLER, Nancy S (Spouse) Born Abt 1849 Carroll, County, Georgia Died ???? Where ???? VINES, Any of his family, Children, Father, Mother, Brothers ? VINES, John Or John D(Father) ???? JANE ???? VINES, John Edward (J E) Born 1869 Died 1920 Ranger Texas Buried Fort Worth

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Thomas Tefteller Fri Jun 6 16:22:01 1997
Looking for information on Tennessee (miller) TEFTELLER, Her parents were James G. & Wincy Miller,she was listed in the 1880 census as single, in Fannin Co.Tx. In the 1900 census for Young Co. Tx she was listed as a widow with 3 children, and again in the 1910 census she was listed in Tarrent Co.Tx. I would like to know the name of the TEFTELLER she was married to.thanks a mil.

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Clark Sinclair Thu Jun 12 13:32:45 1997
Researching William Wesley KENNEDY b 1816 son of Hiram KENNEDY and Mary SPINKS. William d Ft. Worth. One son Oliver Sylvester KENNEDY d 26 Feb 1909 Tarrant Co.m Georgia FOSTER. Hope I can find an obit.notice for him. Other children of William:Panthea KENNEDY m George PAYNE;Mary m E.D. OWEN;Cynthia; William Oscar;Hiram Randolph and Ophelia Adrian. I believe all of these Kennedy children were born in Tippah Co Ms.Thanks in advance for your help.Clark Sinclair <sinclair@tenet.edu>

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Mary Lou Lisenbe Fri Jun 13 20:46:52 1997
My grandfather, Camille TRICE, lived in Tarrant Co., TX for about 20 years before his death there in about 1938. He and my grandmother were divorced prior to his moving there from Waco. It is possible that he remarried. Would appreciate any information about him.

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Paul Cales Sat Jun 14 10:29:32 1997
Seeking info on FERGUSON, Beauregard "Bee", his wife Belle COLWELL/COLDWELL/CALDWELL; their son Earl "Roy" FERGUSON, dau Melissa FERGUSON. Also Belle's sister Joan COLWELL et al. Her married name was HUKILL and she lived at 801 E Belknap in Ft Worth for many years. Also seeking Joan Hukill's gdau, also Joan, may be still living. Surname unk.

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Maurine Atkins Sun Jun 15 14:24:24 1997
Looking for information on John Wiley Chapman, b. 23 Aug 1813 NC. d. 22 Dec 1885 TX., M. Martha Ann Davis, b. 1819/23 AL, d. 3 Sept 1894 TX. Also their son Sam H. Chapman, b. 1 Aug 1845 KY. d. 1936, Tx. m Nancy Pina Dodson, b. 23 July 1851, d. 28 Sept 1925, TX. If there are any relatives out there I would like to hear from them. Any information will be appreciated. Thanks

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John Apple Tue Jun 24 16:22:02 1997
Robert Lee NEWTON was on 1900 Census in Tarrant county. Want information on his parents names, names of brothers & sisters, and where did he come from in Georgia.

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Robert W Mosier Thu Jun 26 21:38:29 1997
MOSIER - My ancestor, Jeremiah K. Mosier, and his sons William and Thomas lived in the area just north of Fort Worth in the late 1850s through early 1860s. Jeremiah died their in 1867. I believe the area they lived in is now called Mosier Valley. I am looking for any information on the history of Mosier Valley or the MOSIER family in the area. Sometimes the name is spelled MOSER in various documents.

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Rick Charnes Thu Jul 10 23:47:42 1997
I am wanting to find my Texas relatives. I know that Lafayette S. SIMPSON, born in Erath county in 1882, older brother of my grandfather Thomas Simpson, married Selma _______ and lived in Ft. Worth from around 1920 until at least 1941. The 1935 city directory lists him as a ‘solicitor’ and living on Mansfield Rd., later South Riverside. They had at least one child, Lafayette P. Simpson, born 1919. Would very much appreciate an obituary or any knowledge of their descendants. Thanks.

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Eileen Tidwell Sun Jul 13 19:14:55 1997
BAKER, James Caleb was my grandfather. Married Martha Jane MARTIN, whose mother's maiden name was STRANGE. Caleb and Martha Jane lived in Mansfield area I believe until sometime after my mother was born in 1905, when they moved to Oklahoma. I'm interested in both sides and feel sure there must be many relatives in this area. Please email if you have information to share. Thanks.

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Tomi Braun Sun Jul 20 20:00:10 1997
Looking for Cynthia Ann MARCHBANKS PRITCHARD who was first married to William J. MARCHBANKS then Charles W. PRITCHARD. Cynthia Ann PRITCHARD was in Kennedale, Tarrant Co., Texas in 1900 and was deceased in 1910. Looking for date of death and place of

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CONNIE LOWE Thu Jul 24 18:05:06 1997
FARRIS,ANDREW married to unknown woman ( probably Indian ) had 3 children, GEORGE DALLAS FARRIS, born approx l857, ANNIE TEXANA FARRIS ( AKA SARAH FRANCIS FARRIS ) born approx 1858 in Grapevine, and ANDREW J. FARRIS born approx 1859. Mother of these children died, probably Tarrant County approx 1860. Father abandoned children. Any assistance appreciated.

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Pamela Mason Sat Jul 26 22:40:09 1997
Henry P MASON moved from TN to TARRANT County, to what was called BIRDVILLE, abt 1855. Henry died 1869, and his wife Mary D. STEVENS d. 1871. Both are buried in the Birdville Cem. One daughter, Martha m. L.A.HOLLINGSWORTH, and had 8 children. Martha died 1888, and L(orenzo) HOLLINGSWORTH remarried to Mrs. Maggie Champion. The had two children ,Alice ( who married Oscar WHITE_) and PURSEY.Other names that seemed to intermarry with this family are HOLDER, SLATER, BOYER, WHITLOCK, . Any takers on this family?

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John Vice Tue Aug 5 20:01:17 1997
DOGGETT, RIDDLE, VICE Am researching the family of Richard DOGGETT & Paulina Margaret VICE who lived in the Crowley, Tarrant Co., Texas area after 1849. Both Richard &Margaret were born in Bath Co., Kentucky & were married there on Nov.3, 1839. Richard is said to have been injured by oxen & died of injuries in Feb., 1854 ; Margaret re-married to Joseph RIDDLE (who was born in Ky. & died in 1870, Dewitt Co., Texas). Margaret died on Dec. 14, 1875 &was buried beside her first husband, Richard, in the Doggett Family Graveyard near Crowley. Margaret had 7 known children by Richard DOGGETT & 2 known children by Joseph RIDDLE who were: 1. Thomas Jefferson DOGGETT (1840-1914) married ELizabeth WATSON 2. William Daniel DOGGETT (1842-1920) married Lodaska Adaline GRANT 3. John Wesley DOGGETT (1844-1931) married Mary Artemisa RIDDLE 4. Cynthia Ann DOGGETT (1845- ? ) married Joseph RIDDLE, Jr. 5. David George DOGGETT (1847-1914) married Patience Annie RIDDLE 6. Fleming Farris DOGGETT (ca.1849- ? ) 7. Laura Jane DOGGETT (1851- ? ) married Benson GOFF 8. Lee Stephen RIDDLE ( ? - ? ) 9. George Washington RIDDLE (1861-1934) married Rosa BRANDENBURG.

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June Callan Sun Aug 10 15:25:36 1997
I am looking for information on my grandparents, Robert HODSON, b. 15 May 1873 in Blount County, TN., d. 1899 Arlington, TX believed to be buried somewhere in the Arlington vicinity. Married Ella STALLIONS (STALLYONS) 10 August 1892. One daughter, Nola Margret HODSON b. 2 Sept. 1893 in Arlington. After Robert's death Ella and Nola moved back to Blount County, TN. Robert HODSON was born to Maston P. HODSON b. 13 May 1843 in TN and Margaret HOWARD b. 1846 (place unknown). Maston P. Hodson was born to Robert Hatton Hodson, b. England, mother unknown. Any help is greatly appreciated!

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Sherman Gibbs Sun Aug 17 17:34:03 1997
Desire any information on W. T. CROWDER listed in a 1900 estate settlement in Walker County, GA as living in Fort Worth, TX. He was a grandson of the deceased S. P. SHIELDS. A sister, Sallie SHIELDS SWADLEY in the same estate record was listed as been in Dallas Co., TX. Desire information on her and on the other sibling, Sam CROWDER. Would like to know if their mother was Martha or Mary SHIELDS.

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Gayla Bishop Sun Aug 17 23:55:00 1997
I am seeking information on the Price family who lived in and around Tarrant county in the 1870's through 1900. William Walter( born 1831) and his wife Marena (born 1833) lived with their son William Henry Price (born 1862). William Henry Price was married 4 times. First, in 1880 in Tarrant County to Mary A. Hix, a woman with a son named James ( not Will's child). Second he married Lucinda Brooks and third he married Ada Whitten. His last wife was my grandmother Cynthia Jane Strickland. William and Marena had a daughter Lavesta (born 1866) who married a man named Bragg and had a daughter Lilly M. Bragg born in 1887. The father and son dug the first water well in Fort Worth. I have been told that it is still there and that their names are on the plaque. I would like to know if someone in Fort Worth could confirm that for me. Any information would be appreciated and I will be happy to share.

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Bonnie Andrews Mon Aug 18 07:10:21 1997
William G. LOGAN md 1853, Hopkins Co., KY, Lucinda Blem/Blue/Blu, after md moved to Tarrent Co., TX, near a Sarah LOGAN, connection unknown, moved back to KY 1860, then moved to Warrick Co., IN, where both William, Lucinda, and one child died Jan 1873. Will exchange data.

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J Rodgers Thu Aug 21 12:37:37 1997
NICHOLS/ Trying to find JAMES C NICHOLS b. abt 1827 Tn. married NANCY J ? b.abt 1827. They were in Tarrant Co.,in 1890 and Parker Co., in 1900. Thanks Joyce

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Jill Humbert Thu Aug 21 17:53:01 1997
Looking for relatives/ancestors of the LEWIS family, parents Thomas M. Lewis, d. Oct 1899 in Ft. Worth and Lucretia K. Gilliland, d. April 3, 1929 in Ft. Worth TX, children are Marshall, Thomas B., Llewellyn, Harlin Coleman and Mattie (maybe more). Both Mattie and Thomas B. lived in Ft. Worth at time of mothers death, 1929.

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Sally T. Wyman Wed Aug 27 13:25:09 1997
BEARD. I am trying to locate descendants of Jacob L. BEARD, b. 12 March 1867 in Graves Co., KY. Jacob was my grandmother's brother and the family lost touch with his family after her death in 1935. Jacob L. BEARD is shown in the 1920 Tarrant Co TX census with wife, Minnie, and children, Carl and Monette. If anyone knows this family and/or Jacob's descendants, I will be most grateful for their help.

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Susan McGee Sun Aug 31 14:01:46 1997
TAGGART: I am trying to locate death date and place for John TAGGART and his wife Nancy (HUBBARD) TAGGART who reportedly came to Fort Worth in 1874. (He was b. 1829). They had children: Rachel, b. 1849; Samuel J. b. 1854; William b. 1855; Sarah E. b. 1857; Cyrus L. b. 1859; John G. (or J.) b. 1861; Lear F. b. 1863 and Mary S. b. 1868. Is anyone descended from any of these? Would love to hear from you. Thanks, Susan - alt. Email address: Rmcgoo@aol.com

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Meg Gentry Bookout Sun Aug 31 21:40:15 1997
BEARDEN/CLIFTON/BOOKOUT I am looking for family info on Mary E. CLIFTON, born December 1859. She married James Henry BOOKOUT, then after he died, she married WM BEARDEN. She died in Fort Worth April 1918. I know she lived in Archer County in 1880 (census) and had her son, Thomas William BOOKOUT, in Parker County in 1887 or 88. Did she have other children? Who were her parents? I recently saw her death certificate that listed her father as Jms or Jno (LOVE that old-fashioned script!) CLIFTON. Thanks in advance.

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Jean Jones Sat Aug 23 22:44:13 1997
Searching for information on the family of Josiah Beall and his wife Ann (Nancy) Dent. Their sons were Fredrick b.1823 GA, William Malcolm b. 1825 GA, Walter Dent b. 1828 GA, Brooke M. b. 1830 MS, Malcolm Dent b. 1834 MS, Otho Daniel b. 1836 MS, Milton Alexander b. 1842 MS, and James Whiten b. 1844 MS. Their daughters were Amelia md. ?Crocker, Elizabeth Louisa md. Samuel Alford Madison Ellis, Martha (Mittie) md. Moses Rutherford, and America (Amie) md. Sam Lane. Information on any of these will be greatly appreciated.

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Jean Jones Sat Aug 23 22:44:13 1997
Would like to exchange family information on Carter Cannon, his wife Martha and their family. Carter C. Cannon b. 1794 SC arrived about 1854 in Tarrant Co. with sons John R. b. 1821 SC and Elijah C. b. 1825 SC and daughters: Martha b. 1817 SC md. John S. Barnes, Nancy R. b. 1833 MS md. Dewit C. Harrison, and Elizabeth b. 1837 md. William Goin.

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Sue (HOWARD) WILKERSON Thu Aug 28 20:28:43 1997
Seeking info on three MC GUFFIN sisters: Lucy Ann MC GUFFIN married Ed ODEL in Collin Co., TX, in 1891, moved to Ft Worth, TX by 1930;Ada MC GUFFIN married (unknown) FRAZE OR FRAZIER, moved to Alura, TX by 1930; & Elizabeth MC GUFFIN married John LESLIE (she died 19 July 1939 in Ft Worth, TX). They were sisters of Sam MC GUFFIN who married Ida HOWARD in Collin Co,TX.

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Dorr Huffman Lewright Sat Aug 30 19:27:02 1997
HUFFMAN,LEWRIGHT,HENDRICKS: My Ggrandfather Walter A. HUFFMAN, born Oct. 16, 1845 in Kentucky, and died 1890 in Fort Worth. His father was Phillip A. HUFFMAN of Kentucky. My grandmother was Caroline Sue HENDRICKS, born Feb. 25, 1873 in Texas. Her mother was Sallie Sarah M. Know about Walter, but need info. on Phillip, and HENDRICKS.

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Charles M. Stanford Mon Sep 1 19:22:36 1997
STANFORD, Richmond Denton. Married to Marie Ellen Monk. Last census 1910 Tarrant County, Tx. Children: Henry, Zadie and Arthur. Would like to have contact with descendants of this family. His parents were; Francis Marion Stanford and Delila Ann McAdams.

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Jamie Clayton Fri Sep 5 22:05:32 1997
Looking for Dr. John A. WALL, born in Casey Co., KY in 1834; moved family (including Clay and James Mitchell WALL and wife, Elizabeth BREEDING) to Texas after Civil War. Moved first to Tarrant Co., and possibly to Bryan, Brazos Co., but I can't find any record of his death or burial site. HELP!

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Michael Brown Tue Sep 2 19:55:12 1997
I am looking for information on Bruce Albert BROWN. He worked on the Electric Railroad in Sherman during the 1920s. I would like information on what exactly the "electric railroad" was, maybe a picture of it. Bruce and Cora BRAGG BROWN had three children; Lillian (Peggy) m Lexford Sorey, Ralph A. Brown, and Nancy Lee BROWN m Forest D. ANTHONY.

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Brian Wood Wed Sep 10 23:59:41 1997
Thomas Jefferson WOOD, early Sheriff of Tarrant County married Laura Josephine BARKLEY. Son Tom Barkley WOOD (m Frances Ellen BELL) and daughter Eula WOOD (m George Scott ADAMS). Any info on marriage/birth/death, etc.

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Shirley Frame Sun Sep 21 16:08:33 1997
LITTLEPAGE - Seeking info on Thomas Bryant LITTLEPAGE bc 1851 TN and wife Maggie Sue CUNLIFFE. Children possibly born in Gilmer, Upshur Co., TX. 1. Thomas Hickman LITTLEPAGE bc 1888, 2. Charles Cunliffe LITTLEPAGE b 1892, 3. Henry LITTLEPAGE, 4. "Tandy", 5. Daughter.

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Jean Jones Sat Aug 23 22:44:13 1997
Seeking information about the family of John S. Barnes. John moved his family to Tarrant Co. From Cass Co. after 1850. He and Martha Cannon his wife were the parents of Sarah J. b. 1836 MS, Rhoady A. b. 1838 md. James Skinner in Cass Co., TX, Mary E. b. 1841 MS, Emaline Tennessee b. 1843 TX md. M.V.Digby in Tarrant Co., Berry Henderson b. 1846 TX md. Theodosia F. Leatherman, Martha F. b. 1848 TX md. James W. Beall and (believed) Seaborn Barnes who rode with Sam Bass and was killed at Round Rock TX in 1878.

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Billie Rusk Thu Sep 4 20:35:44 1997
Sometime in the 1920s (I think) Thomas F. Lewallen (my g-grandpa) owned a hotel in Ft. Worth. I have pictures but have not been able to find out just where the hotel was nor when and how long he owned it. T.F. was born 1831 in GA or AL and died 1939 in Childress, TX---he also lived in OK. Any help on this will be appreciated.

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Nancy Brusseau Marshall Fri Sep 12 21:11:31 1997
Mary Elvira (BROWN) STEWART - d/o Richard BROWN & Gertrude YARNEL married @ 1880 to John Wesley STEWART in Mansfield, TX buried in 'Old Mansfield Cemetery" @ 1902. Would like to know much more about where she was born; where her parents came from; any siblings, etc. Thanks in advance,

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Mel Karsten Mon Sep 22 09:10:44 1997
My wife's gr.-grandmother was Margaret WHATLEY, she was a Cherokee. Now we are told there is a book named: "Chief Bowles And The Texas Cherokees" by Mary WHATLEY CLARKE. She dedicates the book to her "great-grandmother, Mary B. Lasater Whatley Phillips, whose dark eyes and olive skin were inherited from a Cherokee ancestor." Can anyone

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S J Adkison Fri Sep 26 22:19:58 1997
Issac Edgar JONES (I E JONES) and Mary (Molly) RATTAN JONES were married in Collin Cty, Tx in 1875. They resided in Donley Cty, Texas before moving to Tupencari, New Mexico. Ike and Molly moved their family to Ft Worth about 1920 and resided in Tarrant County until their deaths. I need info on I E Jones's family. I know he and his parents were born in Virginia. There is supposed to be a write up about him in the Ft Worth Newspaper. The article is about I.E. Jones being an old cowboy. I know it has a picture of him sitting on a horse. Any information on him would be appreciated.

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William Booth Henderson Mon Sep 29 18:39:34 1997
I am in possession of grandmother's autograph book of 1897 in Morgan TX. In it are uncle W.P.Booth and Aunt Mollie, cousins Edgar,9yrs Mary Glover, 3yrs and Wesley Preston, 4mths. My Grandmother m. Lemuel E. Henderson and lived on Henderson St. Ft. Worth ca. 1910

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Juanita Moston Fri Oct 3 08:30:02 1997
Great Grandmother Helen Josephing MCKNIGHT GILMER died June 19, 1915 in a drowing accident in the Tarrant River. I would like to find her ancestors in the Fort Worth, or Dallas, TX area. Son Robert Houston Gilmer, b. 1880 Maury Co., TN, married wife Missouri, children: Helen Gilmer (William L., pharmacist)Ballenger, b. 1909. Living 1942 at 915 College Ave., Ft. Worth, TX. Children Dixie, b. 1911, Josephine, b. 1916, and R. H. Jr. b. 1918. Robert Houston worked as a watchman at the McKinley Iron Works. In 1948 they lived at 1325 Biddel, Ft. Worth. Would appreciate help locating death dates, if they are gone, on any of these people.

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mathis Fri Oct 3 15:55:15 1997
DRINKARD: Researching Drinkards from Alabama who migrated into Texas. There was a H. Drinkard and J.M Drinkard in Ft. Worth around 1910-15. May have been others. I would like to find documentation on these families. Mathis

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Ralph Stutzman Sun Oct 5 20:44:10 1997
I am attempting to find information about my maternal great-great grandparents Louis A. and Sarah CAHAN (CAHEN, COHEN). Louis appears on the 1851, 1852, 1853, and 1854 Tax Assessment Lists for Tarrant County, Texas. It is suspected that he and Sarah were married in Tarrant County as their first child, Hannah Elizabeth, was born on 7 February 1851. They do not appear in the 1850 Census, however.

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Bertie Hoch Mon Oct 6 11:56:50 1997
Searching for descendants of Charles VARNEY who lived in Ft. Worth early 1900's. Had a son, Harvey and daughter, Flora Viola who married Otto STADLER in 1898. They divorced @ 1904 and all contact was lost with the VARNEY family. Flora later re-married. Did she have more children? Did Harvey marry and have children?

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Billy R. Sharp Sun Oct 19 06:55:03 1997
My G-grandfather, Thomas Jefferson "Tag" Sharp had a brother named Robert Henry Sharp who moved from Choctaw or Winston Co., MS to Tarrant, Co., TX about 1868. Robert Henry Sharp married first to Fannie Henderson about 1867 in Mississippi. He may have married second to Fannie White on 23 January 1888. His children were Nora, Ellen, Clifton, and possibly an unknown female. According to family stories, Robert Henry Sharp died when he was struck by lightning while standing on the front porch of his home. Would like to correspond with anyone researching the Sharp family in Tarrant Co.

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Patsy Knight Sun Oct 19 13:25:28 1997
I have been unable to locate the burial site of my great grandfather, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN VANTREESE, who died on Dec. 31, 1913 at the Masonic Home in Arlington. Death Certificates states that he was buried in Arlington on Jan. 1, 1914 but he is not listed as being buried in any of the known cemeteries. I have also walked all known cemeteries. He was a Confederate Army vet. Any information on his burial site would be appreciated. Also seeking contact with any of his descendants. My grandfather was his son, Roy Wallace Vantreese.

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Jan Turner Sun Oct 19 17:48:46 1997
I am looking for any information regarding the ancestors and/or descendents of Milton Monroe DEAIGH, born 1852 in Virginia, and/or his wife, Juliah Aggendeccar HENSLEY whom he married Sept 29, 1878,and who was born April 19, 1863 in Grapevine. If anyone can put me into touch with any of his descendents, perhaps we can share some information with one another.

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Don H. Grob Sat Oct 25 19:15:08 1997
Looking for information and relatives of August and Anna Grob stepson Estes C. Earhart They are listed on the 1900 Census in Tarrant Co.

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Audrey O'Connor Sun Oct 26 22:33:05 1997
I am searching for information on Martha McPherson and William J. Bell who were married in Tarrant County in 1879. I believe they were my great-great-grandparents. By 1881 they were in Arkansas where their first child, Mary Jane, was born. Martha was born in Texas around 1862. Family stories say Martha's mother's name was Normandy Palsgrove, but we aren't certain of the spelling or whether this is even true. Any information about Martha and William or their parents would be greatly appreciated.

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Mary Lou Huckaby Tue Oct 28 19:02:48 1997
I am looking for any information on W.W.FITCH, who resided in Letot Texas in 1903. His description of where he lived, as follows: My place is 8 miles north of Ft. Worth on Pike Road. He purchased the land in 1903, 160 acres. He also stated he was 2 miles from the railroad station where the mail came in. There must have been a post Office there, as the envelope the letter was mailed in carries a Letot, Texas POSTMARK. Any help will be appreciated.

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