Posted Queries for October 1999

DAVENPORT posted by Steve Siegrist on Saturday, October 2, 1999

Hi! I am looking for my gr, gr, gr grandfather Lewis Davenport in Washington Co, VA. Lewis Davenport was born in Virginia in approx 1800-1810. Does anyone know if Lewis is related to Thomas Davenport who is listed in the 1820 census as head of household? Lewis married Mary Harris in Sumner County,TN in 1829, and may have been maried earlier to Cecelia Wheeler. Thank you, Steve.


COX, GAMMON, PETREE posted by P J on Saturday, October 2, 1999

Myra/Miranda Cox. Probably born about 1820 in Washington Co, Va. Daughter of James H Cox and Elizabeth Gammon. Married William Petree. Died before Jan 1879. Had daughter Mary Petree who married Lewis Lett in E. Tenn. Myra/Miranda is my g-g- grandmother stone wall!


CUNNINGHAM, FINK posted by Frank P. SAMPLES on Saturday, October 2, 1999

Seek information on Sarah Polly CUNNINGHAM who married Daniel FINK, JR. on 28 Aug 1800 in Washington County, Va. Would share information. Thanks


BROWNING, MCCLOUD, SPRATT posted by Ray Brown on Sunday, October 3, 1999

Need info on Edmund Browning of Washington Co Va, b. 1778 Caswell Co NC, and Frances A McCloud, b. ? who may be the parents of Frances S Browning, b. 1815 Washington Co Va, who went to Boone Co Va and married Jane Spratt, b. 1819 Tazwell Co Va.


MARKS posted by Jason Smith on Monday, October 4, 1999

I am searching for marks in Washington County VA. I have traced back to Daniel C MARKS (B. ? D. 7-28-1871) married to Margaret E Marks (b. 9-6-1822 D. 12-22-1906) married ? They had at least one son, Fernando Cortez MARKS (b. 4-9-1845 d. 11-18-1908)


MORELL posted by anastasia morell walwick on Wednesday, October 6, 1999

Morell M.O. Morell, met Ludmille Treml in virginia in 1850. They married in Augusta Georgia. I would like any information on the Morell Family pervious to that time.


CANTER, HARTSOCK posted by c. canter on Friday, October 8, 1999

info on bradley canter m to barbara hartsock children floyd, william, nathan, frank, clifford , gracie...floyd canter's birth is 03-25-1882 death 9-13-1957 in washington co va any information greatly appreciated


CARD, HUMPHERY, HUMPHRY posted by Imo Lee CARD Greenwood on Friday, October 8, 1999

I'm searching the surname CARD . Joseph Card on 1810,1820, 1830 census, Washington County, VA. His daughter HAPPY CARD married ELIJAH HUMPHRY, 10 Sept 1822, minister Henry H. Reynolds, "The marriages of Washinton County, Virginia 1781-1853" compiled by D.E. Brown, copyright 1993. I would like to correspond with any descendant of Joseph Card or Happy Card Humphry and husband Elijah Humphery. Thank you for your time and help. Imo Lee Card Greenwood contact me at:


CLEEK, WIDENER posted by Aisha Robins on Saturday, October 9, 1999

Looking for information about pre-1700 ancestry of Matthias Click, b. 8/16/1786 in Washington Co, VA.; he emigrated to TX via TN and AR in 1834; mother: Catherine Widener; father: John Peter Click; gfather: Baltas Cleek of Germany.


BRADLEY, LOYD, SMSITHPETER, WHITE posted by Brenda Reed on Saturday, October 9, 1999

WHITE, RICHARD & Lawson; LOYD; BRADLEY Richard White removed 1798-1802 to Washington Co., VA from Carter Co., TN. He had a son, Lawson White (married Mary Loyd), who had a son John R. White of Johnson Co., Tn. (John R. White married Nancy Smithpeter of Johnson Co.TN). Am seeking any information available on Richard White, his wife, his children, date & place of birth/death & marriage. In an 1857 court case in Johnson County, James Bradley (1777-1857) of that county states that John R. White is his second cousin. I am seeking parents of my James Bradley who was born in Virginia c1777 and any ties he may have to the White & Loyd families.


WHITT posted by Marcus L. Whitt on Sunday, October 10, 1999

Need information on Alfred Whitt, 1902 Washington County Pension List, served with the 64th Virginia, Co A. Any information on his descendants would be appreciated. I found a Alfred Whitt, son of James and Martha Roman Whitt of Russell County, Va. He is listed with them on the 1850 Russell County, VA. Census.


DEBUSK, EAKIN, EDMONDSON posted by Lee Eakin on Monday, October 11, 1999

John EAKIN, b. 1788 m. Eunice DEBUSK, b. 1796 in Washington Co, VA. Eunice' brother Dr. John E. DeBUSK m. a Sarah EAKIN. Are John and Sarah related? How? Later John Eakin m. Rebecca Jane Allison and had William, b. 1846; Samuel b. Jan 22 1850; John D., b. May 13, 1852; Joseph, b. Jan 5, 1854; Sarah, b. Dec 26 1855; James, b. Aug 10, 1857; Andrew, b. Nov 9, 1859; twins Mattie A. and Mary Jane "Mollie", b. May 19, 1862. Mary Jane m. Isaac J. EDMONDSON. One contradiction is one site has Eunice's death date as 13 July 1849. So is this in error or is William, her son instead of Rebecca's?


HENSLEY posted by Lori Medley on Wednesday, October 13, 1999

Samuel Hensley received land grant in Washington County in 1795. Also, Robert Hensley received a land grant in 1800. I would greatly appreciate any info on either of the above. Thanks, Lori


ALLEN, LIVINGSTON, LOGSTON, SCOTT posted by N.J.Skinner White on Thursday, October 14, 1999

Hi, I'm doing research on the LIVINGSTON family and am trying to find any connection to the following people.... JOHN LIVINGSTON b. ca 1750's .....known to have lived in Knox and Wayne Co.,KY^...had land there and alos probably died there around 1820...there is a land dispute on the deed books that lists his heirs as: ROBERT LIVINGSTON, NANCY (MARY) ALLEN, ELIZABETH SCOTT...I believe that Robert & Elizabeth are siblings, but I have found evidence that Nancy(Mary) LOGSTON was the widow of ARTHUR LIVINGSTON...when she married JOHN ALLEN in Wayne Co.KY 1805...I'm wondering if John & Arthur Liv. are one in the same person?? Could he have lived at one time in Wash. Co.VA? As there are some family ties to this county...If anyone has heard of any of the people I have mentioned....Please contact me.... Thanks so much, N.J.Skinner White in MI.


ABELL posted by Rochelle Robinson on Friday, October 15, 1999

Seeking information on parents of Joseph Abel/Abell that married Nancy Ann Felty April 6, 1859 daughter Rachel Ella Abel was born July 10, 1866 in Washington Co. Va. Rachel Abel married George William Strouth.


BRADLEY, HALE, LOYD, MARTIN, SMITH, STORM, TERRY, WHITE posted by Brenda Reed on Saturday, October 16, 1999

BRADLEY, JAMES & LOYD, RUTH Does anyone have any information regarding James Bradley who married Ruth Loyd (born c 1765, probably at Frederick Co., VA). Ruth Loyd was the daughter of James Loyd (born 1737 in Virginia, probably Chesterfield or Montgomery County) and his wife, Ruth. James Loyd removed to Carter County, TN; their children were John Loyd who married Sarah Smith; Mary Loyd who married Josiah Terry; Dytha Loyd; Levi Loyd, born c 1757, married Abigail "Abbey" Hale, and removed to Carter Co., TN; Esther Loyd married James Storm. Am interesting in find out who the children of James Bradley & Ruth Loyd are and what happened to them. It is believed that James & Ruth removed to Kentucky with her sister, Esther Loyd & her husband, John Storm. This family is related to Richard White & his wife, Eleanor Martin, who lived at Washington County, VA.


LEONARD posted by Dondra on Saturday, October 16, 1999



GABLE, GOBBLE, HORNBERGER, WEIGEL posted by Carolyn Berger on Sunday, October 17, 1999

Looking for info on Gable/Gobble, Johann Friedrich, b.Oct 12, 1734, Germany, d. 1792, Washington Co. m.1, Christiana Hornberger, before Oct. 5, 1751, m.2, Elizabeth Weigel, May 10, 1757. Looking for info on children from both marriages. All replies will be appreciated.


CATRON, KETRON, SHAFFER, WEATHERLY posted by Dondra on Sunday, October 17, 1999

Would like to correspond with any descendants of Elkanah Ketron. His daughter Rachel was my gggrandmother. Rachel m. James Weatherly and my ggrandmother was Margaret Elizabeth (Betty) Weatherly m. Robert Shaffer. Would like info on Weatherly and Shaffer of Washington County VA.


CATRON, KETRON, LEONARD, SHAFFER posted by Dondra on Sunday, October 17, 1999

Would like to correspond with any descendants of Elkanah Ketron. His daughter Rachel was my gggrandmother. Rachel m. James Weatherly and my ggrandmother was Margaret Elizabeth (Betty) Weatherly m. Robert Shaffer. Would like info on Weatherly and Shaffer of Washington County VA.


MOYERS, MYERS posted by Debbie Woolf on Sunday, October 17, 1999

MOYERS/MYERS I would like info. on MYERS families from Wash. co. VA who migrated into Wash./Greene Co. TN region. Christopher MOYERS b abt 1790 VA is the man I'm researching. Could he be from one of the MYERS lines of VA? I know that a Jacob and Adam MOYERS from Wash. Co. came into Tn about the same time as Christopher. Please reply:


BARLOW, CRISLEY, GRAY, GROSS, HILBURN, LAMB, LOE, SMOCK, THOMAS posted by Cathi Gross on Wednesday, October 20, 1999

I am looking for information on John Gross. Born abt. 1750, and died in Washington County, Virginia on 1822. He was married to Barbara Widener, and had these children: Elizabeth, Isaac, Jacob, Sarah, Edmond, Lucretia, Margaret, Richard, Abraham, Dorcas, John Jr., and Mary. Does anyone have information on any of these children? I am also wondering if it is possible get a pension file on John Gross...He did serve on the Washington County Milita. Also there were other Groce's in Washington County during the late 1700s. A William Groce, and a Dr. Gross. I am wondering if these are also related to John Gross. I am also wondering, if any one knows actually where John Gross's property was on the south side of the south fork of the Holston River. Did that part of Washington County, Virginia become the State of Tenneesse. How would I find out?


KRONENBITTER, NEAL posted by John Reynolds on Wednesday, October 20, 1999

My maternal grandmother, Willetta Kronebitter, probably attended MARTHA WASHINGTON ACADEMY, in Abingdon, ca. 1900-1906. It was absorbed by Emory & Henry, ca. 1930. Records from the era were destroyed by fire. I seek info on the M. W. A. students. Perhaps yearbooks, scrapbooks, etc. may survive? Willetta married an E&H student, Walter Roy Neal, ca. 1904.


FLETCHER, MINTON posted by Patricia Minton Bettis on Thursday, October 21, 1999

I am descended from Ebenezer MINTON Rev. Soldier from Washington Co. His son James is my ancestor, James had left home at time of the pension query so he is not listed as child of Ebenezer and wife Elizabeth Fletcher. I would like to contact anyone with information on James. Much info to share! Patricia Minton Bettis Shreveport, LA


BREWINGTON, KESTNER, RENFRO posted by Christy Kestner Burch on Thursday, October 21, 1999

In search of information regarding Louis KESTNER. Louis was from Germany and may have settled in the Sullivan Co/Washington Co area around 1850 - 1860. He traveled to American with his brother James Henry, who settled in Robertson Co, TN. No other information is known. Any response is appreciated.


COOPER, MCDANIEL posted by Bill Fenimore on Friday, October 22, 1999

I need parents/siblings of John Cooper, b. Apr. 1759 in Washington Co. (per information in Rev. War Pension Abstracts), m. Patsey McDaniel on 20 Apr. 1789 (in Greenbrier Co.) and died 3 March 1837 in Kentucky. I will be glad to share Cooper information. Thanks for your time.


posted by W.Shirrreffs on Saturday, October 23, 1999

Ancestors of Thomas McCall, born 1-3-1851, Washington Co.,Va. Married Margaret Elizabeth Hickock 1-28-1875. Moved to Hondo,TExas, had 6 children, and died 6-23-1935 in Hondo.


CROSSWHITE, LITTLE posted by John O. Graybeal on Sunday, October 24, 1999

Looking for the children of William J. and Rachel Little Crosswhite who were married in Washington Co, VA in 1882. William was a son of Golden Crosswhite.


EVANS, FARRIS, MCCAULEY, STEWART posted by Veneta Hazlewood on Sunday, October 24, 1999

Researching John McCauley B 1756 New Castle co. Delaware. To Washington co in 1779. Looking for mother of his son Thomas R. b 1784. Also looking for parents of Mary Stewart B 1823 Va who was married to Leander McCauley. May have ties with the Evans or farris families.


COLLINGS, COLLINS, SPEARS, SWEANY, SWEENY, SWINEY posted by Dick Williams on Sunday, October 24, 1999

Looking for info on Joseph Spears who married Catherine R. Sweeny Sept. 19 1823 in Washington Co. Va. need their parents names. Catherine's mother was Elizabeth b. 1770 in Pennsylvania. their daugther Mary Elizabeth Spears married William Taylor Collings in 1845 in Washington Co. Va. The Collings name is sometimes spelt without the "g"


HENDERSON, NORRIS posted by Margo Menger on Monday, October 25, 1999

I'm looking for information on Issac Norris md Catherine Henderson. Whose son David Norris was born Jan 22, 1867 in Washington Co, VA. I think they lived in Washington Co until they moved to Pike Co, IL in 1881/82. I'm not sure of the exact date of the move, I have heard they moved when David was 15 yrs old. I have found mention of Catherine's death in IL 7-2-1881. She only lived here 1/3 of a year possibly before she died. Thanks for any help. Margo


CARTER posted by Patti Kiser on Thursday, October 28, 1999

CARTER- Looking for information On Levi and Elijah Carter. Both are found on the 1830 Washington County census with a male child 5-10. My gggg grandfather was born Solomon Carter 1821 at Rich Valley, Washington County, died 1854 Owensly Co Ky. I have no idea who his parents are . I am hoping that someone can tell me about Elijah and Levi Carter familys were. I know its a long shot but I am desperate.


ESTEP posted by Chris Estep on Saturday, October 30, 1999

anyone know a family estep that the father was lee or leeroy and the mom was lula. they had several kids one of which was jay estep who died in 1976 in bristol tn?


MURPHEY, WALKER posted by Martha Russell on Saturday, October 30, 1999

Seeking information on the parents and siblings of Isaiah Walker born 1771 Va. married Elizabeth Murphey 1793 in Washington Co., Va. died 1834 in Marshall Co.,Ala.


posted by Joe Hock on Saturday, October 30, 1999

John & Charles SCOTT of Saltville, Washington County, VA.


FIELDS, LOUTHIAN posted by Sara Green on Sunday, October 31, 1999

I am looking for information on my great grandmother's family. Her maiden name was Lummie LOUTHIAN. Since all census records for Saltville were included with Washington Co., I presume all other records for that city will be included there also. She married John Fields from Russell Co. about 1905 or 6. If anyone can help, I would greatly appreciate it!

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