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NAME: Julia Voyles
EMAIL: JVoyles105@aol.com
SURNAMES: BREEDING, FINNEY, HICKS, McREYNOLDS
DATE: Sat, 01 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Looking for information on Spencer Breeding's first wife, Elizabeth "Betsy" Finney. What is the name of the cemetery in Altrap, Russell Co, Va. where Spencer is buried? Does anyone know where Elizabeth is buried? Does anyone know when she died? He later married Hannah Hicks but I don't know the time frame - probably after 1821 or so. Does anyone know? In 1855, Hannah, a widow since 1834/5 married John McReynolds. Did she have subsequent children? Any information on them? Appreciate any info anyone can provide.

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NAME: David Hickman
EMAIL: djchick@ameritech.net
SURNAMES: HICKMAN
DATE: Sun, 02 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Trying to find any information on my gg-grandfather Francis "Frank" Hickman b.abt 1810 in TN. Grainger Co.? He traveled from TN. to Russell Co. VA. and from there to KY. He married Matilda Salyer abt. 1836, where I don't know. I have information on Matilda Salyer but have no info on Frank. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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NAME: David Moore
EMAIL: drdave@vci.net
SURNAMES: MONTGOMERY, EDDINGTON, ELLINGTON
DATE: Mon, 03 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: I have recently found information which suggests my ancestors were from Russell county,VA. I have a Alexander MONTGOMERY b. abt 1785 married to Elizabeth Eddington about 1806 in Russell County, VA. I have some limited information on the MONTGOMERY side but absolutely none on the EDDINGTON side. I don't know if it is indedd EDDINGTON or another spelling of that surname. I did find some ELLINGTON surname in the tax list of 1810 but no EDDINGTONS. Could this be Elizabeth's family? If anyone has any ideas I would really appreciate a reply.

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NAME: Donna Bott
EMAIL: llbott@hci.net
SURNAMES: EVANS
DATE: Wed, 05 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Berry (Littleberry/Greenberry) Evans, h/o Frances, died in Russell County 30 Jun 1853. He was a s/o Walter of Mecklenburg, NC. Am seeking to correspond with other who might be researching this line. Believe his children went to Greenup/Boyd, KY.

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NAME: James W. Helton
EMAIL: jwhelton@wfeca.net
SURNAMES: HELTON
DATE: Wed, 05 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: In the Russell Co, Va.courthouse order book dated October 2,1827 lists the following statement: "On report of William Jackson one of the overseers of the poor in the Eastern District of the county, it is ordered that Elizabert Helton, James Helton, Delila Helton, John Helton, and William Helton poor children, be bound out as apprentices by the overseer of the poor according to law." I would like to know who the parents of these children were and what happened to them?.

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NAME: Barbara Boyce
EMAIL: oldteach@netscope.net
SURNAMES: HOBBS/HONAKER
DATE: Wed, 05 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Researching HOBBS in Russell Co . Looking for information on SAMUEL HOBBS (b) about 1835; siblings, JOHN, GEORGE, possibly ISHMAEL.

SAMEUL HOBBS (M) UNKNOWN HONAKER in Russell co around 1860. HAD "GEORGE HOBBS" in Russell Co :1865; George's siblings were, SAMUEL, ISHMAEL, ROSIE, LULA, LIZA. Anyone with information, please email me. I had been told originally that George's father was John Henry, but found a cousin that had names wrote down in Family Bible. George Hobbs father was Samuel Hobbs. I would like to know who SAMUEL HOBBS'S father was. Thanks Barbara.

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NAME: Jack Hockett
EMAIL: tlas101@aol.com
SURNAMES: LINTECUM
DATE: Thu, 06 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Searching for whereabouts (aft. 1865) of John C. Lint(h)ecum and wife, Helen, both listed in Russell Co. VA census of 1860, Elk Garden Dist., near the Martin family. Where did they go? What was Helen's surname?.

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NAME: Sara Green
EMAIL: green@aztec.lib.utk.edu
SURNAMES: FIELDS, LOUTHIAN
DATE: Thu, 06 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: My great grandfather, John FIELDS, was born in Russel Co., Va. in 1863. His parents were John Fields and Sarah? He was married to Lummie Louthian around 1905-1910. They had 1 daughter when she died trying to give birth to their second child. He supposedly then moved to W.Va., remarried and had 2 sons. If anyone has any information that they would care to share on any of these people, I would greatly appreciate it! Thanks!.

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NAME: Etha Osborne
EMAIL: etha@sierra.net
SURNAMES: COLE MONTGOMERY
DATE: Fri, 07 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: I am researching the John COLES of Russell county. John COLE and Isabelle MONTGOMERY married in Russell county in 1802, or so I have been told. I am hoping that there are some decendants or records of this couple remaining. Thank you. Etha.

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NAME: James Goode
EMAIL: jjg@citynet.net
SURNAMES: GRIFFITH-ELLIOTT-BOYS
DATE: Sun, 09 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Looking for Calvin W Griffith b. 1830, who married Emeline Elliott in Russell Co cir 1865-70, later moved to Horton Kansas. Griffith died and Emeline married a Mumford. Emeline Elliott is believed to be related to the Boys-Boys-Bays. James Goode jjg@citynet.net.

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NAME: Debora W. Paradise-Whitt
EMAIL: DWHITTIII@aol.com
SURNAMES: WHITT/Witt/Smith
DATE: Sun, 09 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Looking for parents of Daniel/David Whitt b: abt 1805 VA. Married Margaret Smith (b: 1809 VA) abt 1828 in Russell Co., VA. They later moved to Pike Co., KY.

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NAME: Bobby Vencill
EMAIL: DOVEN@X-PRESS.NET
SURNAMES: VINCLE
DATE: Sun, 09 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: I am sesarching for Information on a PHILIP VINCLE/VINCEL That reportedly signed the petition to form Russell County from Tazewell County. He is listed in the Tazewell county Personal Property Liat of 1802. I can not tie him in with a LEWIS VINCEL that migrated down from Loudon county about 1795-98 or find any other information on him.

I would gladley share what I have on the other descendants of JOHANNE ADAM WENTZEL, cir. 1734 Mintz Germany, d Loudon County 0ct 1772.

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NAME: Donna Seelig
EMAIL:
dseelig713@aol.com
SURNAMES: WOOSLEY
DATE: Mon, 10 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: I am looking for information on Mary Jane WOOSLEY she was born on 31 July 1836 in Russel county Virginia. Her mother's name is Patience WOOSLEY her fathers name is not known (it is believed to be SCOTT). Mary Jane's grandfathers name is Benjamin WOOSLEY. Any information we can exchange would be appreciated.

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NAME: EARL GRAHAM
EMAIL: SKYLINECAB@AOL.COM
SURNAMES: LARGE
DATE: Tue, 11 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Looking for parents of William G. Large born about 1826 in Russell Co. Died 6/25/1880 and Married in 1846 to Melissa Burdon b-6/26/1829-d-2/11/1918. Children- Mary, taylor,Rebecca, Thomas, Louisa, Jacob, Genoa, Lacky, John, Jennie, Coote, William and Victoria. Melissa is the Daughter of Jacob Burton and Rebecca Berry.

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NAME: Peggy Wooldridge
EMAIL: PWoold2874@aol.com
SURNAMES: WHITE
DATE: Tue, 11 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: I'm looking for a James White living in Kentucky 1872. He was married to a Sarilda ? Their son James was born in Kentucky 1872/73 not for sure. Married in Kentucky, moved to Russell Co. abt 1895/96. Have been told he (James father) lived to be 114 years old, and is buried on a hillside somewhere in Kentucky. I don't have access to the Kentucky census. Would love to know if James's father was a James or not. My father says that he lived in Pike. Any information would be alot of help. I'm drawing a blank on my dad's side. Thank you.

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NAME: Randall G. Bowling
EMAIL: rbowl96959@aol.com
SURNAMES: CARTY or McCARTY
DATE: Tue, 11 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: I'm seeking help in locating the parents of my g grandmother, Serilda Carty. Her first name has been spelled several ways over the years, as Surilda, Sarilda, Survillda, Syerelda. She went by the name of Relda and was born in Russell Co. (according to one source) around 1858 . At some point she moved to KY and married my g. grandpa. Please if any one can help at all.

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NAME: Rhoda Taylor Fone
EMAIL: rhodafone@aol.com
SURNAMES: COWAN, ALEXANDER, MODREL
DATE: Tue, 11 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Looking for proof of parents of Isaac Cowan, b. May 15, 1790. Were they Andrew and Mary (Alexander) Cowan of Russell Co.? The family moved from Russell Co. to Pulaski Co., KY after 1800 where Isaac m. Elizabeth Modrel, April 18, 1815. Any clues will be greatly appreciated.

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NAME: Cindie Runnion
EMAIL: runnionj@planetc.com
SURNAMES: COUCH
DATE: Thu, 13 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: I am looking for information on the Jeremiah Couch family both Jeremiah, Sr. and Jeremiah, Jr., along with information on their wives Agatha Gibson and Margaret Fairchild.

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NAME: SUE
EMAIL: charmin@ncweb.com
SURNAMES: JESSEE
DATE: Thu, 13 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY PROOF (PROBABLY IN RUSSELL CO.) OF A MARRIAGE BETWEEN NOAH K. JESSEE AND AN ELLEN JESSEE, D/O JOSEPH JESSEE AND AMY EMMA BROWNING. THE PERSON WHO GAVE ME THAT INFO WAS GOING TO DOUBLE CHECK BUT HASN'T ANSWERED MY EMAIL IN 2 1/2 MONTHS SO I WONDERED IF ANYONE ELSE KNEW OF THIS. IT WOULD BE CIRCA 1871/72, PROBABLY.

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NAME: Cathy Culpepper
EMAIL: pculpepper@wcu.campus.mci.net
SURNAMES: RIFFE CURRY
DATE: Sat, 15 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: I am seeking information on the Family of Coonrod(Conrad) and Emzy(Mary)RIFFE who lived in or around Russell County VA about l8l7-l921. Their children born in Russell Co. were Gabriel, Elexius, and Daniel. I am also interested in any possible Melungeon connections to this family.

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NAME: Ann Warchol
EMAIL: WARCHOL@prodigy.net
SURNAMES: ROBINSON
DATE: Sat, 15 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Researching James B. ROBINSON, b. 5/26/1810, d. 11/18/1877 (born in Russell Co.,VA according to cemetery headstone in Huntsville,AL)., md. 2/22/1830 to Mary Frances OTEY in Madison Co., AL. Two brothers married two sisters: James B. ROBINSON's brother, John ROBINSON, md. Caroline OTEY (sister to Mary Frances OTEY). Who were James B. & John ROBINSON's parents? LDS library shows them as James ROBINSON & Maria ____. Is this correct?

Children of James B. & Mary Frances ROBINSON were: John O., Lucy C., Caroline, William A., Mary Victoria, James Matt, Maria L., Sarah Frances, Americus, Walter Berry(my line), Ellen A., and Charles.

Children of John & Caroline ROBINSON were: Arthur W., Laura R., Josephine Elizabeth, Caroline L., Mollie, and John Jacob. Any help appreciated!.

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NAME: Earl Whited
EMAIL: earlwhited@aol.com
SURNAMES: WHITED
DATE: Sun, 16 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: I am looking for any information on Alec (Alex) Whited, b. June 1852. in Russell County. He married Lani JOHNSON who is reported to be a full blooded Cherokee. He was listed in the 1900 Russell Co. census, as A.C. WHITED Does anyone know where he was between birth and 1900? Also Crockett WHITED. b. 1850 I have him married to a woman with the last name of HAGY. There is reference to being related to Moses and Francis WHITED, but does not state the relationship. I will appreciate anything that you have to contribute.

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NAME: Jennifer Williams
EMAIL: grace@rev.net
SURNAMES: COMBS,HARDING
DATE: Sun, 16 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Greetings! I am looking for information on John Combs and Nancy Harding, parents of Henry Harrison Combs, Sr born in Russel Co., VA in 1762. Any additional info about Henry is also welcome. Thanks!

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NAME: Jack Hockett
EMAIL: tlas101@aol.com
SURNAMES: DICKENSON
DATE: Mon, 17 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Thomas M. Dickenson, b. c1851-2, Russell Co. VA; d. in that county, 20 Jun 1880 (s/o Nathan Ellington Kickenson & Catherine Gibson), m. 1872, Susan F. Love, 1854, d/o Oscar & Mary H. Love3. Children listed in 1880 census, Russell Co. VA: Nancy, b. c1874; Joseph, b. c1875;Mary C., b. c1877; Harriett P., b. c1878; & Elizabeth F. Dickenson, b. c1879. Apparently this family left the county between 1880 and 1900. Where did they go? Any information on this family will be highly appreciated. Thank you so much. Jack Hockett.

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NAME: Linda Weatherford
EMAIL: wxfords@aol.com
SURNAMES: BOLINGER, WINGO
DATE: Wed, 19 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: I am looking for any information on George BOLINGER and Lucinda WINGO who had a daughter, Ellen A. born March 27, 1835 in Lebanon, Russell Co., VA. Ellen married Thomas Ligon in Graves County, KY on December 22, 1856. Any information on Bolinger or Wingo families would be of great help. I do have information on descendants of George BOLINGER and Lucinda WINGO.

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NAME: Robert D. Cron
EMAIL: fpslug33@aol.com
SURNAMES: HONAKER,MILLER,DYE,JOHNSON,ROY, CORDER ,and GIRDLER
DATE: Fri, 21 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Most of my early ancestors came from Va. ,and some from Russell CO. DAVE CORDER came from Russell Co., and married USCILLA METCALF. They setteled in Wayne CO. Kentucky. DAVE was born in early 1800`s,and I have little information on him. I beleive he was married more than 1 time. I find that he may have married URSLEY GREGGORY on June 26 1827, by HIRAM GREGORY. I have a HANS JACOB HONAHER ( HONEGGER ) married to MARY GOETZ, about 1823,who died in Russell Co., and is buried there as well. HANS JACOB HONAKER`S parents were HANS JACOB HONAKER,and ANN BEYLOR ( BLEYER).

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NAME: Ann B. Chambless
EMAIL: abc@HiWAAY.net
SURNAMES: CAMPBELL
DATE: Sat, 22 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: JAMES CAMPBELL, married Catherine ?, and he died circa 1793, in Russell Co, (now Lee County) VA. They were the parents of:
1. WILLIAM CAMPBELL, born ca 1775-1776, md Susannah ? circa 1795. Moved to KY and then to Middle Tennessee by 1805.
2. ELISABETH CAMPBELL, md Ezekial Hoskins
3. ISAAC CAMPBELL
4. JOHN CAMPBELL, md Elizabeth ?
5. JAMES CAMPBELL

James and Catherine Campbell owned 440 acres on Powells River in 1783 and 365 acres on Martins Creek in Powells Valley in 1793. In December 1807, Isaac and Catherine Campbell sold their share as heir of James Campbell on the waters of Martins Creek.

Seek info on date and place of death of James and Catherine Campbell and their descendants. Have info to share on their son, William Campbell who married Susannah and died in Cannon Co, TN in 1859.

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NAME: Tim Cowan
EMAIL: tjcowan@shellus.com
SURNAMES: COWAN,HENRY
DATE: Sun, 23 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Looking for parents of John Cowan b.abt 1805 in Va., I believe Russell CO. First info I have on John is his marriage to Lucinda Henry,daughter of George Henry and Elizabeth Alexander, in 1834 in Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois. Any leads would be great. I have assorted Henry/Cowan info and documentation to share. Thank You.

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NAME: Sharon Begley
EMAIL: sbegley@aol.com
SURNAMES: CHAMBERS, WINGO
DATE: Sun, 23 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Looking for information on Emmazilla Elizabeth Wingo who married 27 july 1855 Rees B. Chambers of Russell County, VA. They later settled in Logan County WV. Emmazilla was born abt 1834, daughter of Squire Wingo of Tazewell VA.

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NAME: Carolyn Spence
EMAIL: SPENCETOP@aol.com
SURNAMES: WILLEY
DATE: Mon, 24 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Seeking any information on the WILLEY family that were in Russell County in the 1800's. 1860 census has Andrew WILLEY 68 years old with wife Rachel, 66. Son Andrew Willey, age 25 living next door.

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NAME: Jim Farrar
EMAIL:
SURNAMES: DYE
DATE: Tue, 25 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Does anyone know the location of or has a copy of the family bible for Lilburn Dye, b. 14 June 1840 (Russell Co., VA), m. Eliz. Sword on 15 Aug 1859 in Hazard, Perry Co., KY and died 14 June 1888 in Pikeville, KY?

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NAME: Robert D. Cron
EMAIL: fpslug33@aol.com
SURNAMES: CORDER
DATE: Wed, 26 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: I am searching for information about DAVE CORDER, born about 1808 in Russell Co. VA. He married a GREGORY and she died,and then DAVE moved to Wayne Co., KY, where he married again. I have so little on DAVE, I would appreciate any help anyone can privide.

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NAME: Alice Bradshaw Long
EMAIL: Sellice@aug.com
SURNAMES: BRADSHAW, HENSON,PERKINS,GOSSER, REXROAD
DATE: Wed, 26 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Researching these surnames . Lived in Russell Co in the 1700's-1800's. Immegrants from Ireland, Germany. Any info on these families would be appreciated.

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NAME: William Thompson
EMAIL: wthom70916@aol.com
SURNAMES: COLLEY, THOMPSON
DATE: Thu, 27 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Looking for any info on Samuel Colley who build a Flatbottom river boat in March 1839 and left Russell County on the Clinch River for Ray County Misouri with about 60 people.

Believe my GGGGparnets Richard Thompson and Mildred (Colley) Thompson were in this group

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NAME: Charlotte Lucas
EMAIL: rlucas@iamerica.net
SURNAMES: KEELING
DATE: Fri, 28 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: I would like any information that anyone might have about the two Carlton Keeling's that were in Russell Co, Va.

The older Carlton Keeling filed for a Rev. War Pension in Russell Co, Va on 2 Jun 1818 and was on the 1820 census.

The younger Carlton Keeling is on the 1840 Russell Co census.

Any help will be greatly appreciated. I will gladly share what I have on the Keelings.

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NAME: CHERYL RAMIREZ
EMAIL: RAMIRCL@AOL.COM
SURNAMES: ONEY
DATE: Fri, 28 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: Looking for information on the following families who lived in this area in the 1700-1800. ONEY, HIGHLANDS, LOVE.

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NAME: Bob Hancock
EMAIL: Bobbohank@naxs.net
SURNAMES: FRALEY, FRILEY
DATE: Fri, 28 Aug 1998
QRYTEXT: HENRY MINOR MEADE married EDITH FRALEY (Born 1805/06 according to Russell County Census of 1850). Who were her parents? This couple may have lived a time in Kentucky because some Meade Genealogies list Henry Meade (with wife Edith) AND Minor Meade(with wife Edith) as Both sons of Henry Meade (1760-1832) and his wife Joannah Elizabeth Dickenson, when they were actually ONE and the SAME Couple.


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