Trinity County Texas... 1998 Queries

1998 "Surname-Narrative" from the old manual system, before automatic indexing,  were moved to this page..  We hope you find this page useful.  The e-mail links are almost a decade old, and probably do not work. 

Sharon Childers Alderman Robert Hugh TUCKER, b. 1860 in Trinity County. Robert m. Mary Etta GRIFFITH 1882 in Trinity County. Several children b. in Trinity County. Nursery is their burial site. No info in Trinity Library. Appreciate suggestions. Robert was my great-grandfather. We celebrated a couple of birthdays together until his death at age 90 in 1950.

Hollice A. Favors Info on William Price (Plez) FAVER, b. abt 1880. William m. Leona HAMILTON FAVER. William had 2 sisters, Ester & Hettie FAVER LOTT.

tpollard@swbell.net Info on Penelope R. CONN m. Claiborne NEWSOM in Jasper County. Were in Groveton, Trinity Co., TX in 1860 census. Oldest child, Catharine, m. ? D. S. SEAY in 1870. Want info on SEAY family & NEWSOM family - in Polk County in 1870 and nothing more. Any help appreciated.

Lynn Gaston Hale  James Ira MONEY (1892 - 1985) m. Mae Ella WILLIS (1902 - 1987)
Both born in Pennington. Lived in Centralia, Antioch, and later Woodlake. Was James'
father the Henry Augustus MONEY and his mother the (Arnisha) Arnishee Ainsworth? Any info appreciated. Thanks.

Norma L. Karpman Newspaper article on traffic accident abt 23 April 1941. Was about Burnice Elbert CARSWELL in fatal traffic accident. Any info appreciated.

Katy Info on James Knox Polk WARREN, onced lived in Trinity Co., TX. Rannie JEFFCOAT b. 1891 in Tyler Co., m. Thomas Houston WARREN in 1907 in Fred, TX. Children: (1) Joe WARREN (2) James Monroe WARREN m. Jewell PERKINS (3) Thomas Houston WARREN, Jr. m. Helen L. HURST, Woodville, TX (4) Bertha M. WARREN b. 1909 m. Jolley Frank CASEY.
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Jan Richardson Jobe RICHARDSON, Thomas Simon, b. 1816 (?) in Charleston, SC. Came to Texas in 1850's 7 owned land; m. Sarah Elizabeth Parker, from MS, in 1861 in Trinity. Need info on Thomas & his parents between 1816 and 1853. Also e-mail jobes@juno.com .

Patsy Looking for info on Catherane SNODY (Catherine SNODDY ?) of TX & LA.
b. abt. 1810; d. 8/14/1860 in Trinity County. Her father "General Snoddy" b. abt 1785.
Catherane was the mother of Amanda METCALF (D. V. METCALF). Her 2nd marriage was to Dennis DYKES, d. 9/11/1858 in Trinity County. The children were: Zenilda & Andrew. Any help appreciated.

James S. Medley Need info on the BOWMAN, William O. & John families. John is on 1860
& 1870 census. William is on 1860 census.

Webster54@aol.com Looking for info on the DENNIS family. They lived in the Pearson
Chapel area in the early 1930's. Pearson Chapel is close to Lovelady, TX.

Ginger looking for Lee ALLEN info. Buried in Taylor Cemetery, Trinity, TX.

Ted T. Taylor info on descendants of William Taylor Bud DUNAWAY, 1875-1934. Buried at CHITA Cemetery. m. Rebecca MOORE. Children are: Maggie, Toll William, Bertie, & Cleo. E-mail: TTT1111@aol.com .

Clay Lake looking for info on Cader Buxton BRENT and his father, James BRENT of
Halifax Co., NC. They moved to TN and then Trinity Co., TX in 1838. At that time they
lived in Houston Co. (the area became Trinity Co. in 1850.) Cader received a 3rd class land grant No. 335 for 640 acres on Dec. 27, 1839. Thanks.

Dave & Anita Looking for info on JANES. Have traced James Alonzo JANES & Margerite Estelle BEIRD to Lovelady, Houston Co.,  They were married in Crockett, July 3, 1911 The youngest son was born in Throckmorton Co. They may have lived in Milan, Co. James Alonzo was buried in Lovelady in 1918. [Note: Not looking for info on James & Margerite] Looking for the related JANES.

Thel Curtis Looking for g-grandparents John Dixon WILSON, Sr. He m. Millie Mary Artimissy DOBBS abt 1865-69 ? Children were: (1) [My grandfather] John Dixon
WILSON, II, b. 2/20/1870 in Apple Springs, Trinity Co.(2) Molly _____ WILSON,
b. 1872-75? and (3) George William WILSON, b. Apr 7, 1877. Check the Narrative
Page for more info.

SoFlect1@aol.com Info on Samuel Claude SMITH, d. 01-13-1952, & Vernia Maud Hamilton SMITH, d. 08-27-1947. Both buried in Trinity, TX.

Mike Konczak Looking for James Culliner CLEMENTS & wife, Nancy Elizabeth JOLLY in the Pennington area ca 1870. James d. 1865/66 in Trinity Co. Want to locate his grave. It's not in the cemetery record book. Are there any Baptist Church records? I do not have a date on John & Millie m. date nor place. Also looking for info on DOBBS.

Ginger Looking for my g-g-g-grandmother Georgia Ann BAILEY. She married Levi ALLEN. I believe she died about 1899 and Levi died about 1932.

Billie Ratliff Staggs Looking for g-g-grandparents Sanford S. and Anna SAXON. Came to Texas from Alabama in 1872/1873 and died during the first year there. The children were passed out to whoever. One raised by the BASTION family of Bastrop Co. One later married in Williamson Co. One was supposedly given to family in blanco Co.; and another in Bell Co. Sanford was working for the railroad in Butler Co., Alabama. Any suggestions on finding
this family is appreciated.

Jackie Pace Looking for PHIPPS & PARMER descendants. Please check the
Narratives Page for information. on EARL, FLORENCE, GROCE, PHIPPS,
VICKREY and WHITE. NOTE:ashley-pace@cityscope.net
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Emmett Cox Searching for descendents of Jesse COX & Sarah McCALL. Following were their children: Mary Jane Cox BOWERS, 7/9/1837-5/28/1903; Nancy C. Cox SUGGS, 11/2/1838-8/13/1886; Helen COX, abt 1840; John Robert COX, 8/31/1847-4/10/1933, m. Christian BRIGHT; Charles H. COX, 9/1853-1947; Susan COX, b. abt 1853, m. Mr. SPENCE; Daniel M. COX, 8/4/1853-1/14/1929, m. Octave Adams. Children of John & Christian: Ernest L., Grace Truman, Helen, Olive, Robert, Daniel L. "Tamp," Linton, Jesse Alexander. Will exchange info. Thanks. Emmett.

Dorothy Duke FRIDAY, James Fred, b. Sept 2, 1850 in MS. d. Feb 13, 1908 in Pennington, TX. m. Ella T. COOPER abt 1870. She was born in MS and in Pennington also. Would like to learn more about my great-grand parents.

Dorothy Duke RUSSELL, John R., b. 1827 in Rankin Co., MS. d. 1860 in Trinity Co. m. Emeline MAGEE, Sept 4, 1845. She was born in 1828 in Rankin Co., MS. (d/o Evan James MAGEE and Naomi SHORT) and died after 1880 in Trinity Co., TX. Have good info on FUSSELL's (but, always interested in more), need information on MAGEE and SHORTS.

Charlotte Womack Akin I have info on William B. "Buck" WOMACK & son, Wm. Henry WOMACK came to Texas abt 1858. Wm. Nathan WOMACK and Wm. Charles WOMACK as well other related data on Microsoft and Family Tree Maker. Willing to share.
I need info on parents of Samuel Ghaut AKIN. He was b. 1851 in Carlisle.
Have info on John Roy TANKERSLEY. He came w/ his family abt 1895 from Montgomery & Birmingham AL. Willing to share.

Kaite DYESS, Thomas D., DYESS, Nancy (Nancie) Jenkins, DYESS, Edmond, and DYESS, Margaret Mathis.

Joe and Pat LaRue LaRUE, Isom, 1815-1876. Believed arrived in Texas in 1852 on a wagon train with children of John Carmen LaRUE ofBedford County, TN that settled in Houston and Henderson County, TX. Isom eventually settled in Wood County, TX. Will share information.

Gail Cox Looking for info on John William ROBBINS, b. abt 1856, d. abt 1891. His wife was Mary Jane ANDREWS. She remarried J. A. BLACK on 2/2/1900. Also, any info on James T. ROBBINS, John T. ROBBINS, Leona B. ROBBINS, Robert Drayton ROBBINS. Any help appreciated.

Also, Robert ROBBINS, b. 1879, m. Hattie CHANCE. 2nd. wife: Lenora BEASLEY.
Hattie m. an ODOM? Also info on both: Lucettia ROBBINS m. Clarence RAMEY.
William J. STRICKLAND m. Ginny LOVING. Need info on their parents. Sy BEASLEY
m. Ida STRICKLAND. Any info on their parents appreciated. Thanks.

Robert E. Skaines Info on Ferrell Autry SKAINES, b. Dec 9, 1932 in Carlisle, TX. Any help appreciated. Writing family history.

Myrtis Marie Ingram Simmons My father, INGRAM, was born 1901 in Josserand near Groveton. My mother, Clifford NICKERSON, was married to a CHANCY and a LUCAS before marrying my father. My grandmother, Pearl DAVIS, was killed about 1908 by a man named GRIFFITH. My great-grandmother was Delia JACKSON. They moved to the Trinity County area in the 1800's and moved to Minnesorta in the 1950's.

Anita F. Blomquist Sarah Cyrena GIBSON, possibly a sister of Gideon GIBSON, m.
Aaron ASHWORTH. Sarah Cyrena GIBSON-ASHWORTH died in Groveton, TX in
1914. Seeking contact with descendants and fellow researchers. Thank you.

John Sullivan DOUGLASS, Robert Irwin, b. 1868 in Georgia?, d. Nov 13, 1910, Groveton, TX. Buried at Glenwood Cemetery, Groveton, TX.

KATON, James Douglass, my grandfather, b. 8/28/1895, Trinity (City or County?). His mother was Emma DOUGLASS, b. 1878 in Macon, Georgia. The 1900 TX census spelled last name as KATON, may be KEATON or CATON and listed his father as born in Texas.

KATON/KEATON/CATON: first name unknown (my ggf, father of James Douglass KATON) died between 1895 and 1900, prob. in Trinity, TX.

Emma DOUGLASS later married (late 1899 or 1900, possibly in Trinity) to Clark Breckenridge LECLERE, b. Sept 1876 in Pennsylvania.

Betty Williams HULETT, William Ross was a school teacher in Polk Co. before the Civil War. After the war he and wife, TULLOS, Mary Ann, moved to Sumpter, Trinity Co., TX.Think they moved to Wise Co., later on, not sure.

Catherine Walker Looking for info on the following Trinity County families: KERR, RICHARDSON, MCCALL, MCCLAIN, PARKER.

Dave Thompson Looking info on Thompson family in Travat, Trinity County & Rusk
County. Uretha Daizy THOMPSON, m. J. Emmett TOMLIN & Uriah Ervin TOMLIN,
c. 1906. Her brother, Noah Clayton THOMPSON m. Eunice ROOK on 20 Aug 1905
& Lola Mae BRADLEY abt 1914. For more info see Narrative Page.

Kimberly ENGLISH, Irwin Elias & father, ENGLISH, Southern C. Irwin followed the mills throughout East Texas. Looking prior to 1890. Have data 1890's to present.

E. Rhoades Need info on Lucretia RHOADES, b. 9/1851; d. 12/27/1890; m. John RHOADES; buried in Trevat Cemetery.

Jackie Pace WHITE line. I have names taken from "James Taylor White of VA and some of his descendents into Texas," by Gifford White of Austin. The book is out-of-print Also, additions from you that sent me the data. Check it at htt://www/familytreemaker.com/users/p/a/c/Jackie-A-Pace/index.html .

Derwood Johnson I have data on early Norwegian-Texans up to 1901.

Thelmarie "Thel" Alexander Curtis Looking for any information for the following:
(1). My Grandfather: John Dixon WILSON Born: 20 Feb., 1870 Place: Trinity Couty, TX Died: 31 July, 1958 Place: Houston, Harris Co., TX Buried: Brookside Memorial Park Houston, Harris Co., TX

(2). My Great-grandfather, John Dixon WILSON'S Father: Name: ___________ WILSON (could have been John Dixon WILSON, Sr.) Born: Place: When Married: Place Married: Spouse: Millie Mary Artimisssie DOBBS Died: about 1877 Place: Trinity Co., TX

(3). Mother of my Grandfather, John Dixon WILSON

(4). Children of _____ WILSON (2) and Millie Mary Artimissie DOBBS:

(5). Who was the Father of ________ WILSON (2)? (6) Who was the Mother of ________ WILSON (2)?

If anyone who reads this can do a "look up" for me in Trinity Co., TX., or if you know any thing about these people, please contact me. Thank You. Thelmarie "Thel" Alexander Curtis - Atlanta, GA pdcurtis@ix.netcom.com

Jackie Ashley Pace; PARMER; PHIPPS; VICKREY; WHITE; EARL; FLORENCE; GROCE:
Elihu Lorenzo VICKREY (1825 SC; lived Butler Co, AL, d 1905 Groveton TX) & wife Elizabeth Lewis GROCE (1838 TX - 1915 Groveton) dau of Larkin GROCE & Belinda White EARL moved to Pennington from Nacogdoches abt 1862; had 12 children. Son Edward Laurence (1859 Nacogodches - 1940 Harris Co) m. Fannie Eady PARMER in 1887. Fannie's dad, Felix Oscar PARMER (1842 AL - 1885 TX), died with a stroke his 1st yr in Trinity Co after moving from Bulter Co, AL. His widow, Sarah Adaline PHIPPS (1846-1925) had be orphaned as an infant, & was raised by hotel owner uncle John EADY & used her skills to operate a Pennington rooming house to support her 6 children. She reportedly had some PHIPPS siblings (Tom, Joseph, Amanda, Elizabeth?) in the area, and maybe some FLORENCE kin too. There is a memory of "Uncle Son & Aunt May." Who were these PHIPPS siblings? Are any PARMER descendants left?
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