Posted Queries for January 1999

WILSON posted by Robert Boyd on Friday, January 1, 1999

Seeking descendants of John Patton Wilson and Sarah Smith. the Wilsons moved to Wyndale area of Wash. Co. in early 1900's from Russell Co. and are believed to be buried in Wyndale Methodist Cemetary Thanks


HOBBS, LILLEY, SHELBY posted by Sue Quintana on Friday, January 1, 1999

Seeking information about the parents of Ezekiel Hobbs b. abt 1762, married Elizabeth Lilley, 27 Jul 1803 in Washington Co, he died 13 Jun 1835, in Washington Co. His father was Vincent Hobbs Sr and mother was Mary Shelby. I need information about the family of Mary Shelby, and of their children.


MERRITT, MONTGOMERY posted by Ed Montgomery on Saturday, January 2, 1999

I am researching, Thomas P Montgomery,and wife Dicey? and James Lowry Montgomery,Wife Martha Jane Merritt. Also William Finley Montgomery. born in Washington County Virginia in 1867. Can anyone help me on this, Thanks Ed Montgomery


BLACKWELL posted by Jackie McDavid on Saturday, January 2, 1999

I am trying to find information about the Blackwells of the Blackwell's Chapel Community in Washington County, VA. My father was Jack Blackwell, his parents were Noah & Maude Blackwell and Noah's father may have been Crocket Blackwell. Any information will be appreciated.


HELTON, HODGSON posted by Buddy Helton on Thursday, January 7, 1999

Researching Helton clan of Washington County. Father was Charles Houston Helton married to Evelyn Hodgson Nov 1927. Charles died Feb 1933. Other connection include William Henry, Henry, William B. and Samuel. Also looking for Clara Belle Campbell daughter of James Vannoy Campbell.


HARPER, KNIGHT, NEELY, POOLE posted by Edmond Spaeth on Friday, January 8, 1999

Interested in any information regarding William NEELY married to Judith POOLE in Washington County 24 May 1814 by the Rev. James HARPER. Is Judith the daughter of John POOLE and Susannah KNIGHT who were married in 1792 in Halifax County and had 7 children, including a Judith? Thanks for help.


MCMULLEN, WILLIS posted by Janet Davis Platt on Saturday, January 9, 1999

Looking for any family information on Smith Willis born 1764 Antrim, Ireland married 1792 Washington Co Virginia Mary McMullen. Smith lived York Co Virginia before Washington. Left Washington Co Virginia and went to Wayne Co Kentucky. Any information on either of these families, Willis' or McMullen's is greatly appreciated.


FELTY, FLOYD posted by Ron Felty on Sunday, January 10, 1999

I am looking for a Charles Felty m Sarah Floyd, Sarah the dau of Hickmond Floyd were in Washington Co in 1842 they moved to Greenup Co KY because Sarah and Charles were married in Greenup Co in 1848.Who was Charles father and how is Hickmond kin to the Floyd family of Washington Co VA.


LEWIS, STOVALL posted by Lena Smiley on Sunday, January 10, 1999

I am looking for any information on James Harmon Lewis b.1875 and his wife, Alice Louise Stovall. I don't know much only that they lived in the Glade Springs area of Washington County,Va. around 1906. James Harmon's fathers name was George Lewis. The children born to James Harmon Lewis and Alice Louise Stovall are: Ella Virginia, Donald, Samuel, Porter, Robert, Lorene,Mae,Dora Jane, Rosetta, and Lucy. All children were born in Glade Springs except for Donald and Samuel. Any info on this family will be gratefully appreicated.


KINDRICK, TALBERT posted by Diana McLean on Sunday, January 10, 1999

Would like parent information on a Josiah TALBERT who married Sarah KINDRICK on the 9 Oct 1828, in Washington co., is it possible he was called Peter. Any information would be helpful. Also anything on the KINDRICK line?


COLVILLE, GILLIAM, LUSK posted by Saundra Anderson on Tuesday, January 12, 1999

I am researching William LUSK born in 1777 who married Sarah (Sallie,Sally) GILLIAM. Some question on her last name, could have been COLVILLE but am not sure. They left Washington County, VA in 1800-1810 heading thru Kentucky for Tenn. A son, James G. LUSK was probably born in Kentucky while the party was enroute to Tenn. Another brother was born in Franklin County,Tenn. named Joseph Albert LUSK. Any info on this family and their roots in Washington County


BALL, SAGE posted by Robin Jeffers on Tuesday, January 12, 1999

hello everyone can anyone help me? I'm trying to find out my greatgrand father first name,his last name was sage. he married a larua ( lori ) ball.I can find larua ball father,witch would make him my GGgrandfather. his name was james h. ball. I found him twice in 1900-1910 census,in washington county 1910 census, it shows up with his wife name eissibell,i think it's hard to read and two daughters sussie e and nannie mae i think, it's off a copy from a micofilm.and also he was rising my grandfather giles c sage.I'm trying to find out who giles father was.but in 1900 census james ball wife name was matilda,so i think matilda would be laura real grandfather giles c sage was born in 1900,i heard that father died before he was born so it had to be around 1899-the beginning of 1900,because giles was born in march 1900.james ball is burried next to his first wife matilda in cleaveland grandfather giles sage is burried next to far as i know they are all from washington county.but maybe larua moved to another county. can some one help me. thank you very much.


EVATT, EVETTS, EVITT posted by Diana Doss Mercer on Tuesday, January 12, 1999

I am looking for Nehemiah Evitt/Evatt/Evett, who came to Washington 1796 from Buckingham Co.Va.His parents were John and Elizabeth.I belive they are my family who along the ended up in Muhlenberg Co.Ky. Any information would be of great help.This is a hard name to trace. Thank you. Diana Doss Mercer


HOLLAND, NORRIS posted by Richard Holland on Thursday, January 14, 1999

Searching for children of Thomas HOLLAND, he owned land on Beaver Creek, a branch of Holston River Dec 7, 1792 in Washington County VA. Also any info on William HOLLAND b/1788 and wife Christina NORRIS Holland b/1793 md/ Mar 30,1813 Washington or Russell Co.VA.


DUFF, HANES, HAYNES, THATCHER posted by Bonnie Duff - Smith on Sunday, January 17, 1999

I'm a descendent of Samuel & Margaret Montgomery? DUFF of the Green Spring area of Washington Co.Va. They were settled here by 1780. Their son, William Duff & wife Agnes THATCHER Duff, and their son John Duff and wife Sarah Hanes/Haynes is my line of descent. Need information on Margaret Montgomery's parents, Agnes Thatcher's parents, and Sarah Haynes/Hanes parents. Any related data appreciated. Thanks. Will share my Duff data. Regards, Bonnie Duff-Smith, PO Box 254, Judson, TX 75660 or


BRITTENHAM, FRENCH posted by Rena Brittenham on Sunday, January 17, 1999

I am the daughter of Ronald F. Brittenham and Margaret K. "Kitty" Dye Brittenham. I was born Washington CO. I am looking for info on Brittenham side. Know Ronald the son of Andy Brittenham and Ina Mae French but nothing else except grandfathar ran cab co. If any has info or can point in right direction please help. Canemail a


HAREL, HARRAL, HARREL, HARROL, HERRELL posted by Lynn Anders on Thursday, January 21, 1999

Looking for information as to siblings and parents of James HARROL in Washington Co. ca 1781. Married Willey Bradshaw 1794. Died ca 1796. Name also spelled Harrald. Does he have any connection to William, James, or John Herrell in Russell Co.?


OWENS, ROSENBALM posted by Carolyn Johnson on Thursday, January 21, 1999

Seeking information on Isaac ROSENBALM, b. 1861 or 1862 in Washington County. Death certificate lists his father as Isaac ROSENBALM, Sr. I believe his mother's name was Mary. His death certificate lists her as ? OWENS. It is possible they were not married, but if they were, it was likely in Washington County. Isaac, Jr. was in Claiborne County, Tennessee in 1880.


CRAGUN, ELSEY, ELSY, ELZEY posted by L. S. Pack on Friday, January 22, 1999

Patrick CRAGUN (1748 Ireland) md Hannah ELSY/ELSEY/ELZEY (1752-53). They lived in this area (Russell C,VA, Sullivan C, TN). I am backtracking the counties to see if anyone recognises the names. Washington C was created 1776-77. They were in this area 1770-1810. Help would be appreciated. Thank you.


LEONARD, VANCE, WATSON posted by David Scott Leonard on Friday, January 22, 1999

looking for LEONARD currently know from living relatives that we have roots in Washington, Carter, Sullivan and Johnson counties. for sure to the 1850's via Robert Leonard father of 6 siblings named Sydney (born Jan. 17,18(90-91), Jess, Stewert, Claude all male and Jewell, Lily and maybe one more sister All so i know Sydney married Cory Nancy Cathern VANCE (b.oct. 03 18(92-94) had one child norman scott leonard b.3-25-1913 in Beach Grove, and was married and devorced and remarried to Grace lee WATSON.any info or conections please send and if i can return the favor i will do my best!


MOORE, WHITLEY posted by Joyce Wallace on Friday, January 22, 1999

Enoch MOORE first found in Washington County, VA on 1782 tax list He married Mary Whitley in Washington Co. 3/23/1786 They had a son Isaac in 1789 Enoch bought property from John and Margaret Whitley in 1804 in Waashington County (John apparently Mary's brother, as Mary's father Robert Whitley mentioned both Mary and John in his will He is found in several census and tax lists later on in Russell County where he died about 1840. MY PROBLEM : There are several Isaacs, one who appears to be old enough to be Enoch's father, and whom Enoch seems to follow to Russell County about 1796. There are also in neighboring Grayson County as many mentions of Enoch and Isaac Moores. Can anybody help me sort out all of the Enoch and Isaac MOOREs found in these three counties? Where did mine come from? Who were his parents?


BOWE posted by Tom Jenkins on Saturday, January 23, 1999

Looking for information on William Bowe b-ca1828 in Washington Co. Living in Lawrence Co Ky in 1870; married Sara Jame Caperton, 18 Jul 1858.


HAVELY posted by Ted Havely on Thursday, January 28, 1999

My ggggrandfather moved to Washington Co. near Abingdon after the Revolution. I think he lived out his life there. My gggrandfather Charles Hoge Havely (1800-1864) also probably lived his whole life there. Looking for info on these families.


KAEGLEY, TOTTEN posted by Rich Lowe on Friday, January 29, 1999

My wife's family by the name of TOTTEN was said to have been in the area of "Atkins Tank", Washington Co. VA for parts of 3 generations. Would enjoy hearing from anyone with knowledge of the TOTTEN family. John Totten died there in 1862. His grandson, George Washington Totten was born there the same year.


BOWLES, DITTO posted by Tim Mattingly on Friday, January 29, 1999

Joseph BOWLES had a daughter, Nancy/Mary BOWLES, who is buried in Washington Co.,VA with her husband, Abraham DITTO. Abraham DITTO was bapt. in Harford MD on Sep.14,1718. It says in a MD marriage book that Abraham and Miss BOWLES were married in "..Joppa, MD.." They raised there 8 children in Baltimore MD. I only have that Joseph was born 1681 and nothing more on the BOWLES line. Any help or exchange data would help. Thank you Tim Mattingly


GRIEVER, WILLIAMS posted by Tim Mattingly on Friday, January 29, 1999

Any info on these line would be helpful. Abraham C.GRIEVER born 1776 in Washington Co.,VA married Phoebe WILLIAMS on Jul.5,1804 in Washington Co.,( Rev.Charles Hardy). Abraham and Phoebe raised 7 children in Washington Co., and about 1823 they moved to Adair Co.,KY, where another girl was born. Abraham died May 22,1857 and is buried in Russell Co.,KY. Phoebe died after 1870. Their children were: James H., Charles, John, Elisha, Doctor, Lucinda, Phoebe, Susanah and Mary Ann. Abraham parents were Philip GRIEVER Sr. and Margaret BOSANG. Any new info would be helpful.


ONEY, WARD posted by Faith Poplin on Saturday, January 30, 1999

I am looking for information about Solo Ward he was born in 1775 i am not sure what county in married Susannah Oney in Washington Co. Virginia i am told, i don't have a date. Any help you might have to offer would be greatly appreciated.


ALLISON posted by Art Michaelis on Saturday, January 30, 1999

My 2g grandfather Edward Lee ALLISON was born in VA in 1829 and I am looking for his family. In the 1830 census for Wash. Co. there were three ALLISON's listed with male children under 5, Robert ALLISON, William B. ALLISON, & Tayter (Taylor?) A. ALLISON. Does anyone have information on the children of these gentleman? I would appreciate hearing from you even is Edward is not ag the children so that I can eliminate the family as a possibility. Thank you and "Good Hunting" to everyone!


COLLINS posted by Audrey Collins on Sunday, January 31, 1999

I am trying to find info on Patrick Collins, Reese,John or any other Collins who moved into Washington Co.from Maryland.Reese and wife Mary had several children,then moved to Ky.Need any information on this family.


FORTNER, GRAYBILL posted by Lisa Fortner on Sunday, January 31, 1999

I am looking for information on the Henry Fortner that is listed in the 1810 Washington County census. I am trying to prove or disprove that he is my gggg grandfather who married Elizabeth Graybill and later moved to Lee County, Va. Any leads at all would be greatly appreciated.


WILLIAMS posted by William Moore on Sunday, January 31, 1999

Looking for info about a Rhoda Ann Williams, born May13, 1833 in VA (perhaps Washington County)and died May26, 1916 in Pearl, Pike Co, IL. Her father (Garrett) and mother were both born in VA. Rhoda married a William Moore who was born in 1825 in NC (both of his parents were born in NC) and died in Nov 11, 1887. In 1860 Rhoda and William were living in the vicinity of Terre Haute, Vigo Co IN with their two children: daughter Lucretia M. who was 6 and had been born in IN and son W. Winfield Scott who was 5 and had been born in IN. That year the family moved to Pike Co, IL. Would appreciate info about Rhoda and her family. Contact me at . Thanks. William T. Moore

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