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I am searching for information on Green Bethel TAYLOR b. 3 September 1882 d. 3 January 1951. Was married to America MUSIC. Was a minister at Wolf Pit Church. I have his lineage of descendents but don't have anything on his ancestors. Alton Smith tsmith@merc.mercer.edu


I am researching the history of my great-grandfather, Joseph Bryant (Bud) CARTER. He lived in (Baxley) Appling Co. Georgia. He was born on March 21, 1898. He was married to Eunie CARTER. He was shot on August 18, 1938 and died on August 21, 1938 in Jesup, Ga. Hospital. I am looking for any information that is available on him, newspaper clippings etc., I do know the man's name who shot him - it was Loris Griffin he also lived in Baxley, but that is all I know about him. I am trying to help my grandmother put some of her father's history together and would appreciate any help you can lend. E-mail Address: SAnde78722@aol.com


My family resides in Bacon County. My great, great grandmother was Elizabeth BOATRIGHT who had a son by Martin TURNER. I am looking for information on both families. Thanks: hopper@twol.com


I would like to discover maiden name of the wife of Richard BULLARD found in 1850 census, and also the maiden name of Malinda the wife of James BULLARD, also found in the 1850 census. Also any info at all on this family. Thank you. ajdillon@texas.net


Trying to find HYERS from Alma. Thank you. kheyers@aol.com


Trying to find anything on my grandmother, Lillian Effie TESTON HODGE, or her sisters - Ethel TESTON TAYLOR, or Essie Mae TESTON DOUGLAS of Alma, Ga. Also need info on their brother, George TESTON. Thanks. shamm@bellsouth.net


Looking for information on Emmanuel S. McCARTY. He was born Sept. 1848 in FL and moved to GA around 1870 to Appling Co. where he married Arizona THORNTON. They later moved to Bacon Co. where I assume they both died. Kathy Y. Jeffers - kakky@hargray.com


Looking for information on the following family. Churchwell ALCOX b- 1790 NC, d- 1860 Ware Co, Ga. m- ab 1832-33- Susannah PARRAMORE b- 1808 NC, d- 1860 Ware Co, Ga. Children: Jesse H, Sarah Ann, Jacob, Charlotte E., Henry. Need the names of Churchwell & Susannah's parents, need name & dates on the children. Appreciate any help with this. Addie P. Howell aph@hom.net


I am searching for my GG parents. James Edward McGLOTHERN [may be any of many variants] born circa 1820-1840, was in CSA, Died after 1865, He married Roxey BRITT, who was as story goes, a Cherokee woman, they had a son, my GF James Edward Jr. born 1865, He insisted that he be called Griffin Edward??? Griffin md. Laura Othelia WEBB in Appling Co., in 1891, they moved to Santa Rosa Co., Fla. in about 1902. Any help will be appreciated. For anyone interested in the name, I have much data about the family from 1900 to present. Preston McGlothern


Have been looking for the DYAL, GOOGE, CRAVEN familys. They lived in and around Appling, Bacon, and connecting counties. Emma Jane GOOGE married a DYAL and then a CRAVEN, and died in Alma, Ga. Her brother or uncle Jim or J.W. GOOGE was one of the first policeman of Alma, GA. Time frame late 1890 to early 1920. Thank you. Wanda. kwlentz@bellsouth.net


Looking for information about the PURVIS, HAND and HAYES families of Bacon County circa 1800s. that would be Stephen Ashley PURVIS (moved to Appling County); Priscilla HAND who married Joseph HAYES. Thank you, Julie Purvis Munn my e-mail is: bonnyblu@citrus.infi.net


DAVIS, Ella CANNON (CANON). Ella was living near Bacon Co. in 1906 and married to Homer DAVIS. Homer's parents were Stafford DAVIS and Georgia Ann ROBERTS DAVIS. Ella probably died in childbirth with their first child not long after 1906. Homer remarried Queen WRIGHT. Queen's parents were Jessie WRIGHT and Ardellia SMITH WRIGHT. Homer and Queen are buried in Wolfpit Cemetery. I would be forever grateful if someone could tell me where my Great Aunt Ella CANNON DAVIS is buried. I would also like to contact anyone who knows anything about Homer and Queen. They had a daughter that may still be living. Her name is Mrs. N.E. SMITH, and she may be living in Waycross, GA. Contact Margie Canon at ella_again@hotmail.com.


Looking for info about Dan SPIVEY and Sara Jane RAINEY. I am specifically interested in their whereabouts during the Civil War, land records, wills, etc. I have documentation of a SPIVEY family member escorting the corpse of a RAINEY family member from North Carolina back to Georgia. Any information would be greatly appreciated. spivey@aol.com


I'm requesting information on Lee Artie (sp.) WILLIAMS. He died around 1972 in Wayne Co., GA, but was originally from Bacon Co., GA. Thanks! wbplamb@altamaha.net


Looking for more information on ancestors of Irabelle NELSON of Bacon Co. She married Daniel Dillard DOUGLAS. She was born Sep 9, 1887, and died Apr 28, 1951. I have her father as Isaiah NELSON, and his father as Geo. Washington NELSON, but nothing more. If you do, let's talk. a-deanb@msn.com


Trying to connect with anyone doing research on the SPIVEY line out of Bacon Co. I'm just starting out, and need help. Shiloh5965@aol.com


Ancestor of: Walter Loyal DOUGLAS of Bacon Co. Seeking information on his great-grandfather's wife, Dicy BRANCH b. 1810 in Appling Co. I am trying to get any information on her FATHER's side. Dicy was the illegitimate daughter of Mary BRANCH and Ezekiel (Zeke) SELLERS/SELLARS. (Huxford lists incorrectly that she was a Watson because she was living with the Watson's during a census) I need SELLERS/SELLARS info from Appling Co. during about the 1775-1790 time frame. I am: a-deanb@msn.com


Benjamin B. MEDDERS b. Jan 11, 1809 N. C. Arrived Appling (Bacon)Co. area circa 1817, md. cir 1830 Nancy TUCKER. Children: Martha "Patsy" b 1831, Mary b 1835, John S. b 1836, James R. b 1841, Cinderella b 1844, William W. b 1845, Nancy D b 1847, Margaret b 1849. Wife Nancy d 1849. Looking for connections, and have info to share: rodmedders@islc.net


I am seeking information on Harriett Emily MEDDERS, born 1878 in GA. She was the daughter of John M. MEDDERS & Mary ALTMAN. Harriett's first husband was Elijah Madison THOMAS, who died about 1913. About 1919 she married Melvin Cansas BRATCHER. I would appreciate any information on Harriet or any member of her family. Contact: Linda Bratcher McGuire earle12@aol.com


I am researching Lavinia BROWN (nee CRAPPS) grandaughter of Elizabeth and Richard BULLARD. I am attempting to determine maiden name of Elizabeth and any other information on Richard. ajdillon@texas.net


Listed in the 1920 Bacon Co. census p34B is Steven S. BLEDSO and wife Eugenny. This family was listed in the 1900 and 1910 Coffee Co. census. Where did all the BLEDSOEs go? Looking for death records and places buried. I believe Eugnenia is buried at Royals Church, Atkinson Co, Ga, but where is Steven S.? Is the surname: BLEDSOE? BEDSOLE? BLEDSOLE? Steven gives his place of birth as N.C. Was his father Thomas, and mother Ann Elizabeth? Any help will be greatly appreciated. Nancy in AZ.


I am seeking any information on the PHILLIPS family. Caroline Phillips Clifton is buried in Waycross Georgia, father: Charlie Phillips. Mother: Josephine WILLIS. Jtabby2263@aol.com