Tarrant County, Texas

Queries

From Nov 2, 1997 to Mar 22, 1998

 

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Mac Elliott Sun Nov 2 13:39:21 1997
Looking for descendants of William Henry RAINEY (1847-1907) who married Harriet WOODALL (1849-1926) in 1867and arrived in Tarrant Co TX abt 1883. Their children: Pete 1869 md Rosie?; Lilly Ann 1871md John GARRISON; Cynthia Ann 1872 md James BELL; John Wm. 1874; Emma 1877 md Simon HOULIHAN; Wm Edgar 1879 md Ettie CLARK; Minnie 1882 md Gene RICHARDSON; Maudie May 1884 md Wm LANCASTER*; Myrtle 1889 md Joseph ANSLEY; and two infants died young. RAINEY family came from IL, to IN to TX and nearly all the children married in/around Ft Worth, Tarrant Co TX, and resided there. William Henry RAINEY was in the Civil War in 11th Reg Inf of MO.

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Margaret Hurt Mon Nov 3 14:22:21 1997
I am seeking information on the Lee family that resided in Tarrant county. My gr grandfather William L. Lee married Martha Treadwell in Rusk County, moving to Tarrant County l855-56. He died in l870, she died in 187l. They left children in Tarrant County, most old enough to manage on their own, except my grandfather, James Jackson Lee. He was probably less than two when they died. His older brother Alfred Shelly Lee had the family bible and all the family pictures. I would love to locate this family bible.

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Joan Enright Fri Nov 14 10:27:55 1997
Ft. Worth, Tarrant County, TX Would anyone have access to a Ft. Worth City Directory for the years 1935-1938? I am seeking the place and where buried of my Grandfather. Tarrant County Vital Statistics and Dept. of Health in Austin have no death record on file. Edwin B. STRATTON died Dec 1936-37 in a rooming house in Ft. Worth, TX of tuberculosis. He could be listed as E.B. STRATTON or Ed Stratton. I would appreciate any help on this or how I may go about searching for this informatiion.

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Jan Turner Fri Nov 14 16:57:42 1997
I am looking for any of the existing members of the Jones family that were originally from the Grapevine area. Probably descendants of Quince & Lura Jones, but perhaps there were other brothers/sisters. My grandmother was Letha Jones, sister of Quince Jones. Am looking for "cousins" who may have some snippit of info regarding our mutual Jones/Miller ancestors.

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Elise Hays Markham Tue Nov 18 20:06:24 1997
I am searching for info on my grandparent's parents. Aaron Ross HAYS, b. 4/30/1883, Crowley, TX, md. Mary Eretta CARTER, b. Kansas, 1884/5, d. of peritonitis when my dad was 7yo,7/11/1926. Aaron's parents-Samuel Washington HAYS, b. 8/24/1851, KY, d.1925? TX, md. Louisa Matilda Griffing, b.3/5/1851, Kenton Co., KY, d.TX 1925?. Mary E. CARTER's parents were James William CARTER, b.1850 (MO,IA, or KA??), d.1925?,TX. He md. Jennie FRANKLIN, b,1854, Houston, TX, d.1929, Ft.Worth, TX, bd. Trinity Cemetery. Mary E. CARTER was baptised, confirmed, md. at old Trinity Episcopal Church-I have been unable to get the records from the new church. Jennie FRANKLIN also attended Trinity. I also cannot find Trinity Cemetery where they are supposedly buried. J.W. Carter is said to have been cattle manager of the King Ranch (their records burned) was hired away to manage the Ft. Worth Cattleyards. He was a gentleman cattle buyer. Please help?? I am in Kentucky. My Dad's 80th birthday is in Jan. I would like to give him some info for his birthday.

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Jeremy White Wed Nov 26 09:53:28 1997
Could you please tell me about the TARRANTs, the founders of Tarrant County? I am descended from Samuel Augustus Tarrant, born in Bessemer Co, nr. Atlanta GA, reputed to be related to the gentleman after who Tarrant county is named. (perhaps a cousin?) Having the Tarrant of Tarrant County's geneology will help me track the connection. Thank you!

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Tina Henderson Robinson Fri Nov 28 03:36:51 1997
Looking for any information on the families of Joseph Benjamin Harwell, and his daughter Edith Anita Harwell who married Arthur Vedro Henderson (my paternal grandparents). Circa 1928 and back. Thank you!

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Angela Smith Sexton Sun Nov 30 07:59:18 1997
family history information on my father Charles Wayne Smith born in Tarrant County Texas son of John Thomas Smith and Cammie Mae Smith of Tarrant Count

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Don Standridge Sun Nov 30 17:19:52 1997
BETTS - DAMRON Seeking information on John Wesley Betts and his wife, Cora Ethel ( Damron ) Betts. John Wesley died in 1932 and Cora died in 1966 ? at Arlington. They used to own a store in the town of Saginaw. Cora is a sister to my Great - Grandfather, William Riley Damron. Her parents were Charles Wesley Damron and Elizabeth D. (Bass) Damron. John Wesley and Cora Ethel are said to have had one set of triplets and two sets of twins. Any help would be greatly appreciated. THANKS !

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Mark Stallons Sun Nov 30 19:40:40 1997
I am researching the Stallons/Stallings/Stallions/Stallins family Line. I have information that Leander Stallings born 1848 in Trigg County, Kentucky moved to Tarrent County, Texas between 1872 and 1880. He married Adaline Boyd in Trigg County, Ky on Jan 25, 1872. Known children are William B. Boyd, b 1868,Ky stepson; Malcolm Stallings, b 1871, Ky; Levi Stallings, b 1872, Ark; Florence Stallings, b 1880, Tx. I am searching for leads on this branch of the family. I am willing to share information.

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Janis Wamsley Mon Dec 1 20:45:37 1997
I am looking for any information on DAVID HENRY JEFFERSON b. 1861 and married SARAH KATHERINE ROSS b. 1861. They were married abt 1882 in the Azle, Tx. area. They had five children: Charlie H. and Harry Lee who were both born in the Azle area. Ara Jean, Mattie, and Ella, not sure where they were born. SARAH KATHERINE ROSS'S family is said to have been from Azle and the surrounding area. Any infromation you can give me on the JEFFERSON or ROSS family would be appreciated.

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John L. Maurath Fri Dec 12 23:51:57 1997
Seeking descendants of Nicolaus and Maria Melanja ("Melanie" or "Lina" nee MAURATH) WISROCK (sometimes Wissrock, Weisrock,etc.), who came to Ft.Worth, Tarrant County, Texas from Millstadt, St. Clair County, Illinois in the 1880's (presumably). Nicolaus was born in 1851 in Belleville,IL., and Lina was born Feb.05, 1855 in St.Louis,MO., and her family moved to Millstadt in 1864. Nicolaus and Lina WISROCK were married Sept.18, 1877 in St.Clair County, Illinois and later moved to Ft.Worth. Any info about them or their descendants would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. John Louis Maurath E-mail: conlaeth@juno.com 8808 Eggeling La. St.Louis, MO. 63127 Visit our

Maurath Family Home Page

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Laura Austin Ely Sun Dec 14 00:52:47 1997
Searching for James Henry or Henry James Austin and his children: Charles, Clyde Lee (b. 20 Oct 1897), Ruth b. 1910, Ola, b. 1900, and Mae or May. Clyde Lee married Alice Waunetta Smith abt 1924-1925. They divorced 1 year later. Clyde Lee then married Blanche Rudi (sp?). James Henry's father may have been Ashley Austin. Any help would be appreciated...

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Diane G. Tue Dec 16 06:41:16 1997
Looking for descendants of Walter James WILKINSON and Amanda Kate ARWINE WILKINSON. They had 13 children that I know of. Eldest was Dow Daniel WILKINSON, b. 1909 in Arlington, TX. Other children are: Jessie Irene WILKINSON b. 1916 in Arlington, TX, Harvey Ray WILKINSON b. 1930 in Handley, TX, and Charles James WILKINSON b. 1926 in Handley, TX, and more. Dow Daniel WILKINSON had four children that I'm aware of; Jessie Charles, Cathryn Jeanette, Margie Elaine, and David Alan. I would like to hear from any of these children or their children. Thanks.

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PAM WHITE Mon Dec 22 00:21:43 1997
Searching for cemetery where buried or any other vital info on omar Locklear. Died in 1920, while making a movie in hollywood ca. Married to Ruby graves. They lived with her mother mollie graves. Omar was a stunt Man and the first man to walk on the wings of plains. Most of his family Came to the dallas/ft. Worth area by or in the 20's. Any help would be Appreciated. Please email at above address or write me at rt. 6 box 440 Sulphur springs, texas 75482-9637

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Venee Henson Sat Dec 27 21:51:41 1997
I'm looking for Jack D Hudson, b ca 1885 in Kennedale, Tarrant, TX. He was married to my grandmother, Lillian May Williams in 1910, and had four children - Lola Mary, James O, Theda L, and my mother, Malvina Phoebe Hudson. Hearsay is that he spent time in Jacksboro, Jack Co with his cousins and brothers Abb, Les, and Ben. I believe that Abb was Albert who was married and had only one child, Mary Ruth or Mary Jane. I haven't been able to determine who his other brothers were. When Jack and my grandmother, Lillian, divorced ca 1924, he married again to 'Edna' - previous name unknown. Jack's occupation when he married Lillian was 'odd jobs'. Then I heard that he worked an auto dealership sometime in the early 1900's. Does any of this sound familiar to you? If it does, would you please contact me at my e-mail address - I need information. Jack has been an elusive person. Thanks so much, Venee.

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Okiegirl Wed Dec 31 16:09:06 1997
Hello, I am researching the SPRUEILL and BERRY Surnames. Specifically Willie Andrew SPRUEILL b. ca 1892 San Marcos, TX , d. 1973 Ft Worth, Tarrant Co, TX, m. Minnie Lee BERRY ca. 1913 TX, Minnie was b. ca 1900 TN (?) ......d. ca 1940 TX Willie's father was Andrew Jackson SPRUEILL, full blooded frenchman, b. ca. 1872 aboard a ship sailing to America from France....Andrew's mother died giving birth....Willie's mother was Emma BROWN. Minnie's Mother was Emma OZINA, her father James BERRY... Any information would be appreciated, Thanks and please email okiegirl24@aol.com

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Linda Johnson Sat Jan 3 23:42:32 1998
Would like to contact descendants of: Jesse CLARK, b 1866 AL. Came to Tarrant Co., TX with his siblings and mother and his brother William E. CLARK b 1870 AL. Died 1949 TX. His children: Osie b 1901 TX; William O. b 1902 TX; John b 1906 TX; Jim b 1906 TX

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Don H. Grob Sun Jan 25 17:25:03 1998
Looking for information about August and Anna Grob step son Eitis Ehrhart. Lived at 708 2nd Street Fort Worth according to the 1900 census. Does someone have poll tax records or land records? Would know how long they were here. This is the last trace of family.

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Debbra Szymanski Wed Jan 28 10:52:26 1998
Seeking information on the family of Henry B. BENNETT (B. 12 May 1847 Freeo Twsp., Ouachita Co., AR.) who married usan M. STRINGFELLOW (b. ca. 1849 TN d. 26 April 1885 Tarrant Co., TX.) Henry married 2) Mary WALLS on 2 November 1885 in Tarrant Co., TX. Henry BENNETT's children were: Mollie Lee BENNETT b. ca. 1869, Docia Ann BENNETT b. ca. 1872, William Madison BENNETT b. ca. 1874, John Henry BENNETT b. ca. 1875, Rufus Edward BENNETT b.ca. 1877, Jesse Carroll BENNETT b. ca. 1878, Jenetta BENNETT b. ca. 1880, Susan BENNETT b. ca. 1882. Thanks.

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Cornelia Warner Tue Feb 3 17:22:04 1998
PEYTON, HIGGINS Looking for the burial of Jonathan/John Peyton and his wife Elizabeth Higgins. My grandmother says in her memoirs that they were bur. in Tarrent Co. both died between 1850 & 1855. She says that they originally settled in Fort Worth. Any help here would be greatfuly appreciated.

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John L. Maurath Sun Feb 8 12:33:00 1998
Seeking descendants of Mr.Marcel WITZER, who was the son of Nicolaus and Elisabeth "Lizzie" (nee MAURATH) WITZER. The family moved to Ft.Worth from Millstadt, St.Clair County, Illinois in the late 1800's, and were last known to be living at 501 Key Ave. in Ft.Worth with their relatives, the WEISROCK (WISROCK)Family around 1908. Please contact me if you have any information on these people - thank you. John L.Maurath, 8808 Eggeling La., St. Louis, MO. 63127. E-mail: conlaeth@juno.com

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John L. Maurath Sun Feb 8 12:40:35 1998
We are searching for Mrs.Mabel BREGIN and her descendants, who was the daughter of Nicolaus and "Lizzie"(nee MAURATH) WITZER. She was last known to be living at Rural Route 5, Box 74, Ft.Worth around 1908. If you know anything about her or her descendants, please contact me - thank you. John L. Maurath, 8808 Eggeling La.,St.Louis, Mo. 63127. E-mail: conlaeth@juno.com Maurath Family Home Page: http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/m/a/u/John-L-Maurath/index

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Pamela Mason Mon Feb 9 02:51:02 1998
Researching: MASON, HOLLINGSWORTH, FAUGHT, HOLDER, BOYER, WHITLOCK, and DRYO, of Ft. Worth, BIRDVILLE, area. My grandparents, Henry and Mary MASON came from TN to TX abt 1855. NEED to find decendants of these families! I have extensive info on family in TN, but none in TX. Some are buried in BIRDVILLE cemetery.

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Elizabeth P. Walters Mon Feb 9 11:36:18 1998
Looking for any information on Robert W. Fulgham,who was born in Jackson Co.,FL.He moved to Fort Worth,Texas.When he passed away,his brother,Henry Martin Fulgham,from Jackson Co.,FL went to Fort Worth to return his brother's remains to Cypress,Jackson Co.,FL to be buried in the Fulgham family cemetery.Henry was accompained back to Jackson Co.,FL by Robert's wife and son,and Claude Fulgham who was from Weatherford,Texas.Would appreciate any information on this family.

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Mary Sutherland Tue Feb 10 08:42:12 1998
Francis Bradley b.2/29/1852 Xeniz, OH; orphan before age 5; lived with aunt/uncle Judith & William Stanley until a teenager; using name Francis Bailey Stanley he ended up in TX, became lawyer & state rep for Tarrant Co, TX. d.6/3/1912. Who were his parents?

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Carlene Brown Thu Feb 12 12:56:33 1998
Need information on family of Paris CHEEK, born 1855 in either GA or TN, married Susan ____, born 1855 MO. Children: Laura,1875; Henry Millard, 1877; Cora Dilla, 1880; Joe M., 1884; Frank June, 1886; Robert E., 1887; Amanda E., 1889; James W., 1891. All born in TX. Living in Tarrant Co.,TX in 1880. Susan died between 1891 and 1900.

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Doris Mann Sun Feb 15 17:59:14 1998
I would like any information on my Great- grandparents Alfred TINKER and Louisa POSTON. They were on the Tarrant Co 1880 census with two children, Artie age4 and my Grandmother Sarah Elizabeth age 1. My mother told me that my grandmother was raised by an aunt so her parents probably died in the 1880s. I would be grateful for any info regarding marriage date, deaths, burial and any info about family of Louisa POSTON. Thank you!

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Robert Williams Mon Feb 16 00:24:42 1998
I am researching Louis Rickman WILLIAMS and his wife Francis (Fannie) MILLER of Tarrant County circa 1912. Let me know if you are researching the same family. Robert Williams

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Dede Donoho England Tue Feb 17 15:19:29 1998
Looking for information on STRICKLAND family believed to be living in Tarrant county late 1890's-early 1900's. Henry (father)died 1913, children Lottie Bell, Hattie, Gladys Rachell, and Fletcher died 1912 of smallpox. Would like to find out where they are buried. Would like to correspond with any STRICKLAND descendants. Thanks!

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Rebecca Hitzman Fri Feb 20 01:41:53 1998
STILES/LAWRENCE: Researching the family of William Stiles and Nancy LAWRENCE Stiles, both of whom died in (now) Tarrent Co. in 1875 and are buried in the Mansfield Cemetery. Happy to share information!

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Kathie MacGregor Sat Feb 21 12:38:26 1998
HITTSON, MCMANUS, REDFERN - Samuel David HITTSON b 1815 TN d abt 1875 Handley, Tarrant, TX, m Caroline Leander (may be surname) b VA d abt 1847 Rusk, TX, had child Mary Leanna HITTSON b 16 May 1847 Henderson, TX d 4 apr 1917 Ada, Pontotoc, OK, m James Younger McMANUS b 1838 IL d 1891 Davis, Murray, OK son of Thomas Parris McMANUS b 1815 TN d abt 1875 Athens, Henderson, TX m Nancy REDFERN b 1817 IL d aft 1880 TX. Would like to correspond with anyone having links to these families.

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Carter Jane (Fletcher) Bardwell Sun Feb 22 17:59:16 1998
I am trying to locate the family of Andrew P.(andy) Carter.He was married to Mary Ann Milner and had the following children. George Carter was born in 1857 in TX and was a lawman in Tarrant Co., Mildred Margaret Ann born 1863 in TX, Frank born in 1867 in TX, Stanley (Doc)born 1861 in TX and Katherine (Kate) born in 1859 in Texas. Andrew P.Carter was District Clerk in Fannin Co in 186o. All the children but Mildred Margaret lived in and around Ft.Worth.Any help would be appreciated.

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John DeBardeleben Thu Mar 5 17:10:39 1998
WILLIAM A. BOWEN reported to have lived in Tarrant County in 1911, wife was Ada DEBARDELEBEN (1859-1941). Seeking any interested parties.

My home page John DeBardeleben

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Mitzi Migura Fri Mar 6 20:17:58 1998
Seeking info on descendants of Carrie Helen WELCH b. 6-5-1890, m. William TYWATER. Children: Lloyd Earwin, Thelma Pauline b. in Ft. Worth and Mary Ottie b. in Kerens, TX. Carrie Helen's mother was Carrie Belle YOUNGER b. 9-9-1858 where unknown. Married John Caleb N. WELCH in 1880 in TN. Any info on this family will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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Tommy Allen Sat Mar 7 10:45:02 1998
WILLIAMSON ALLEN I am interested in family of G. W. WILLIAMSON and wife Bettie who were in Tarrant County, Texas, in 1901. We was born iin Franklin County, Tennessee about 1847. He lived next house from Allen Family while in Tennessee. Thomas H. ALLEN and William Calvin ALLEN, both members of first Tennessee Regiment in the Civil War, moved to surrounding Counties in Texas in 1880's. Would like information and would share information on these families.

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Gayla Bishop Sat Mar 7 15:58:26 1998
I am seeking information on MATDOILLE and PRICE and PAUL families who lived in Tarrant County from 1900 through 1910 and perhaps even later. Claudie Lee PRICE was the daughter of Will PRICE and Mary HIX. She was born in Tarrant County in 1881 and may have married a man named MATDOILLE because she has a five year old daughter named Mary MATDOILLE in the 1910 Census. Who was this child's father? Claudie later married Arthur Vistor PAUL. Claudie Lee had a sister named Pamela or Pamelia PRICE. What happened to her? Will Price was married many times. He had a son named William Bryan PRICE. Who was his mother? Thank you

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Beth Rowe Sat Mar 7 22:15:57 1998
I am researching WILLIAM MANLEY COX b 13 April 1847 Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, d 19 January 1925, Ft. Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. He married IMOGENE UNKNOWN abt 1883 place unknown. They had two children, IMOGENE (IMGENE) b abt January 1885 and a son born abt March 1900. WILLIAM MANLEY COX was a painting contractor in Ft. Worth for many years. His wife, IMOGENE is believed to be of French/French Canadian and possibly Indian ancestory. Any information on this family will be appreciated. Will be happy to share my info with you. Thank You

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John Harris Mon Mar 16 19:51:52 1998
I am interested in information on Francis Throop who came to Tarrant County from Platte County, MO, in 1844 (Peter's Colony).

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Penny Dennis Holmes Tue Mar 17 07:31:59 1998
I am looking for information on orphanages in the Ft Worth area. My ggrandmother was supposedly raised in an orphanage. She was born 1881 in Corsicana Tx..I have checked the orphanages in that area and none have any record of her. I find no record of her, since she was born after the 1880 census, until the 1900 census in Wise Co. She was married at this point. She was in the household of her fahter in law: Reason M SLATE 54 TN Elvira R. 53 KY Jospeh W. 21 KY Lue E. 19 Tx THis is my Lula Ella JORDAN who married Joseph Wallace SLATE. Lula and her husband are on the 1910 Tarrant CO Tx census. Since she married in the Tarrant Co area, I was wondering if she could have been in an orphanage in that area. I checked with Buckners in Dallas already... Can anyone give me some help on this?

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Mike Patterson Wed Mar 18 21:02:42 1998
Working on these ancestors in Tarrant County: Samuel SPARGER (ca1809-1893); Joseph Milton CAVENDER (1835- 1902); Wesley Bryant SIMMONS (1854-1925); Harvey Richard SPARGER (1833- 1914); Green Harris PATTERSON (1857-1939); John W. MILLER (1829-1912).

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Donna Hornback Fri Mar 20 14:58:01 1998
I am looking for information of the John J. Holland found on the 1880 census of Tarrent co. Is he a brother to Richard Lee HOLLAND or Walter Frank HOLLAND? This HOLLAND family is from GA. and MO.

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Terry Carlson Sat Mar 21 08:41:01 1998
IRENE CORA HICKS WAS BORN in Tarrant County, TX on 1/10/1928 to LINUS PEARL HICKS (dob:2/8/1894 Hamilton, MO - dod:7/1975 in Breckenridge, MO) and MARY EDNA SMITH (dob:3/19/1902 Corcicana, TX - dod:5/26/1976 Corcicana, TX OR Seattle Washington) I am VERY VERY interested in learning anything about Irene Hicks or Mary Edna Smith-Hicks. I have no further information. Turn around can be expoected: IF you need a look up in Marinette County, WI OR Menominee County, MI. Thank you so much for your consideration. TLC tlcarlson@hotmail.com

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Frank Corbin Sat Mar 21 20:05:20 1998
Anyone having info. on the Corbins in the D.F.W., Denton, Colleyville, Coppell, Lewisville and Grapevine area, please e-mail me. Also need info.on John and Frances Collinsworth that lived and possibly died in Collin Co. Thanks, Frank Corbin--706 North Haun Dr.--Morristown, Tenn.--37814

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cravens Sun Mar 22 14:45:52 1998
Seeking information about: Saunders Eliott- 1811-1855 , his wife Margaret (?) his daughter Sarah Ann Elliott, b. 1836, his sons James and Stephen Elliott. Sarah Ann Elliott married Mortimore Elliston b. 1830 in Tarrant County- 1856. Also looking for J W Shaffer and his origins. He married Margaret Elliston, daughter of Sarah Ann and Mortimore Elliston in Tarrant County in 1883.

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