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1996 Dekalb County Queries

Subject: AKINS Date: Tue, 22 Oct 1996 From: TOM & GLADYS AKINS (This is NOT a current e-mail address:  anyone know them?)

John A. AKINS supposedly owned a flour mill in Dekalb Co. in the 1800's. dob 1823. wife Martha Card. Henry King (son) His father may have been James Akins. curious abt how to find out about Col. Thomas Akins, early pioneer; and/or William-John-John Sr. in 1827 Land Lot. Just returned from Atlanta empty handed. May not afford it again, you guys are doing a great thing. Can I for you?

Wed, 02 Oct 1996 From: Jerry Brittingham

'Twas great to hear back from you so quickly. Although we didn't make a connection, I do have at least one surname for DeKalb, I think: SHACKELFORD - c1860-1890

It's hard for me to pick out the counties, but I had bunches early on in the Atlanta area. Since DeKalb was formed out of Henry, Fayette, & Gwinnett, I just might have other surnames for DeKalb - especially since Fulton Co. was formed partly out of DeKalb. For example, John KILE, of Gwinnett Co, was one of the original Commissioners for Marthasville. His son, Thomas KILE, owned the store, at Peachtree & Marieta Sts., where the 1st Atlanta election was held in Jan. 1848. From Henry Co., I had JOHNSONs - John, Jr. whose daughter, Narcissa Weston JOHNSON, was born in Henry Co. on 10 April 1806.

Other possible DeKalb surnames:

THROWER, Benjamin T. - during Civil War SCHENCK, John G. - " " " MOONEY, Walter Tatnall - c1890 QUEEN, Tom - c1880 The first 3 of the above had family here until the 1940's and the Schencks until the 60's.

Subject: QUEEN of DeKalb Co. ? Date: Thu, 3 Oct 1996

QUEEN, Francis Marion b. 24 Jan. 1842 d. Nov. 1898 m. 5 Dec. 1865 - Leticia KILE (d/o Mary & Thomas KILE) | b. 20 Nov. 1846 v d. 25 June 1921, Atlanta QUEEN, Mae/May b. 22 JAN. 1868 m. 26 Jan. 1886 - Walter Tatnall MOONEY d. 28 April 1943, Atl. b. 25 Nov. 1857 at Flowery Branch, GA (?) d. 23 March 1933, Atlanta

JOHN KILE of Gwinnett Co., Ga. One of the original Commissioners for Marthasville | v THOMAS KILE (1818 - 1894) married Mary (1821 - 1877) Atlanta City Councilman for the 5th Ward from beginning until Sherman burned Atlanta. First Atlanta Election held in his store at Peachtree & Marietta - "Five Points" ("Atlanta & Environs" - Garrett)

Do let me know if you want more info on the others who I listed. Oh, Henry Patrick ("Pat") SHACKELFORD was a Musician in the Army of CSA - in the Atlanta Grays (or Blues), I think.
J. D. Brittingham brittech@atl1.america.net

Sun, 27 Oct 1996 From: Janice Ellis jrellis@sat.net

I am looking for more information on Jackson Henry KIMBRELL, born abt 1822 and wife Martha TEDDARDS, born abt 1818. The children of Jackson and Martha were: Henry L, Thoams J., Melvin William, Levi, Darling L, John D. and James. Please send e-mail to: janicee@juno.com.
Janice R. Ellis P. O. Box 3163 Texas City, TX 77592-3163

Sat, 2 Nov 1996 From: MRS PATTI J ECKHOFF

Looking for info re Henry BRAMLETT, b. 3 Aug 1801 in SC; lived in Franklin Co., then DeKalb Co., GA after 1825. He took his family to MS in 1843. Do you have anything on him? Patti in Seattle

Fri, 01 Nov 1996 From: Joseph O. Hill

Can you tell me if there is a known cemetery census for the Rehoboth Baptist Cemetery in DeKalb County covering the mid to late 1800s? Thanks, Joe Hill St. Augustine, FL

O'SHIELDS--Frank Robert O'SHIELDS (b. 6 Aug 1880, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA; d. 9 Jun 1943, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA) is said to be buried in Eastview Cemetery in Decatur, DeKalb Co., GA. I would really like to know if his wife, Juanita (Weaver) O'Shields (b. abt 1888, d. bef. 1943) is also buried there. His son, Harvey Christopher O'Shields (29 Mar 1908-22 Nov 1981) is also said to be buried there too. If anyone has access to these cemetery records, could you please verify these dates for me? I live in TX and can't get over there to view the headstones or visit the library for cemetery records myself. I would love to know if anyone named O'Shields is buried near them if possible.

Dayna Cohen McMullen mcmullen@bigfoot.com

AKINS search Date: Tue, 22 Oct 1996 From: TOM & GLADYS AKINS (This is not a current e-mail address:  anyone know them?)

John A. AKINS supposedly owned a flour mill in Dekalb Co. in the 1800's. dob 1823. wife Martha Card. Henry King (son) His father may have been James Akins. curios abt how to find out about Col. Thomas Akins, early pioneer; and/or William-John-John Sr. in 1827 Land Lot. Just returned from Atlanta empty handed. may not afford it again, you guys are doing a great thing. Can I for you?

Mon, 11 Nov 1996 From: "Dianne DeVore"

Looking for any information on Dannison SISSON who married Lucinda STOCKMAN in either Franklin Co. or DeKalb Co. They had several children before moving to AL. Children were: James M., William M., Catherine, Emilee, Lemuel, Daniel, Braxton, Benson S. (b. 1845-d. 1930), Zackery Taylor, Mary Ann and David Washington (b. and d. 1858).

DeKalb Ancestors Date: Thu, 14 Nov 96 From: Carolyn and Joe Lineberger

Would like to correspond with others researching the following lines in DeKalb County: ANDERSON JETT GREER PINNELL

Jarrell -Gerald- Collins Date: Fri, 15 Nov 1996 From: MAXINE JARRELL

I have been looking for several years for Bob {maybe nickname} Jarrell Jarrell's- or Gerald. who married Martha Caroline Collins of Gwinnett Co. Ga. My Bob was listed in family bible as just that [BOB} Martha b 1857. Child born Arthur Roscoe Jarrells Oct of 1882. Never knew father as Martha and Bob had separated. Dekalb Co. being close to Gwinnett , I thank this Bob could have possible came from Dekalb. Any help appreciated. Maxine Jarrell

Holcombe Date: Sun, 17 Nov 1996 From: Don Holcombe

I'm looking for ancestors or descendants of Alonzo Jackson Holcombe, born in Dekalb County, 17 Nov 1846, married Elizabeth Emeline Stracener on 21 Apr 1869, her birth date I believe is 29 Nov 1845.

Need any information on ISAAC ODELL (any spelling Odel/O'Dell/Odle) whose >household was listed on the 1840 census of Dekalb Co., Ga. By 1850 and 1860 >census the family was in Randolph County, Alabama, where the courthouse >burned one or more times. I think I have him identified as the Isaac Odell >living next to Joshua Collier on the 1830 census of Randolph County, North >Carolina. In Alabama on the 1860 census a Joshua Collier is also living >next to Isaac Odell. Same Joahua Collier??? > >I have a published marriage record where an Isaac Odell m. a Polly Collier >in Surry County, North Carolina, in 1821. Two other Odell- Collier >marriages also occur in Alabama, but not in my husband's direct line. >Collier has not been researched to date. In 1850 and 1860 Margaret/Peggy is >the wife of Isaac Odell. Do I have one or two wives??? My husband's line >comes from Joshua Odell b. c. 1831-33, supposed son of Isaac, m. c. 1856-7 >probably in Randolph Co., Ala. to Martha Gay b. c. NC. d.c. 1868-9. Joshua >Odell d. c. 1871-80 probably in Cleburne Co., Alabama. GAYS (family >surname) were from Iredell Co, N.C. > >Yes, there are two Randolph Counties involved here, one in North Carolina >and one in Alabama, not a typing error.

Vivian T. Cates >Rt. #2 Box 52-A, Alto, Texas 75925 >1-409-858-3815

Tue, 26 Nov 1996 My name is Eric Siefferman. I was born at DeKalb General Hospital April 16, 1962. I have been doing the "family roots" search for quite some time. I would love to submit any info I can and would like to learn how to search any national databases for more info. I had a relative in Custer's last stand, and one who took part in the Great Train Robbery! My mother is from Winder Georgia and my father is from Atlanta. Look forward to hearing from you. Eric Siefferman (e-mail address bounced, leaving here for info)

I am trying to locate a marriage record for my HOLCOMBE kin. His name was Robert Holcombe (Halcomb, Holcomb) born 1800 GA, his bride  was Sarah G or E. born 1800 S.C. I suspect they were married 1820-1823 time frame in Newton, Dekalb or Henry Co. He is recorded in 1840 Newton Co census, I found a land deed for him in 1841 Newton Co. At this point I lose him. His wife Sarah shows up as head of hshld in 1850 Dekalb Co. census. I haven't been able to find a will or record of his death or divorce. I would appreciate any information you might have in your CD's. I began my search for the Dekalb County Holcombes a year ago and have put together a tree containing 8 generations and would be willing to share this to any interested parties. I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you.  Best Regards, Georgia Cowan,  Paul G. Cowan pcowan@micron.net

Mon, 30 Dec 1996 From: Lyndon Nix

HENRY PARKS JR. born 1794 wife NANCY ANN(DORSEY)PARKS born 1794. Lived Franklin & DeKalb Co. Ga. Moved to Llano Co. Tx. where HENRY and ANN were killed by Indians in 1862. With a grandson Billy also.   Gay(Pedigo)Nix

Tue, 14 Jan 1997 From: PSlamb

Looking for information on Nathaniel Smith; son of Joseph Smith of Anson Co., NC. He was listed in the minutes of Indian Creek Baptist Church, Stone Mountain, dated Oct. 13, 1860: Nathaniel Smith, Lydia Smith, Elizabeth Gordon, Thomas and Joseph Smith. Their son Thomas Smith married Mary J Jones and Joseph married Perniah Ayers. I am looking for any other info. on this family; and on the identity of ELizabeth Gordon. Thank you. Patti Smith Lamb URL  http://www.aracnet.com/~pslamb/  

Sat, 18 Jan 1997 From: Spencer Laird

I an looking for the ancestors and descendants of John K. Landers b.abt 1795 in SC. He lived in Franklin, Henry, DeKalb and Fulton Counties. He appeared on the 1850 Census in DeKalb Co., GA and some of his sons married in DeKalb Co., GA. He was a blacksmith.

Tue, 21 Jan 1997 From: L2Jarvis@aol.com

Looking for siblings or parents of Jane DUNLAP, b. June 3, 1833, Dekalb Co., d. August 11, 1888, Douglas County. Married James Russell Abercrombie on Dec. 16,1852. Father James DUNLAP, mother Jane CHILDERS. Any further info appreciated. Linda Jarvis

Wed, 22 Jan 1997 From: Eddie Holder

Could you send me any info you might have on the holder family from dekalb county thanks for your time . eddie

Sun, 26 Jan 1997

I am searching for any information on the BEAM surname that lived in DeKalb county during the 1850's thru 1880's. Some of the first names would be: Ferdinand, Mary (wife of Ferdinand), Meredith, Ferdinand Jr., Temperance, William or Robert. Specifically looking for this family, but will exchange information with anyone who is researching the BEAM surname. Cecil Beam lcmormon@softcom.net

CHEEK, ADAMS, BRUCE, BALL Wed, 29 Jan 1997 From: Richard Cheek

Searching for information on my ggrandparents Robert Bruce CHEEK, b. 2/8/1857 in Jackson Co. GA, m. Carrie Savannah ADAMS, b. 6/15/1861 in DeKalb Co. GA. His parents were Samuel Perryman CHEEK, b. 4/11/1818, DeKalb Co. GA and Martha Anna Bruce, b. 10/16/1823. Her parents were Salathiel ADAMS, b. 1839 killed at Vicksburg with 33rd Georgia Regiment 6/15/1865 and Annie Cathrine Ball, b. 1838 Lived in or around Dunwoody, attended Ebenezer Baptist Church. I believe it was a Freewill Baptist Church and would like to know if it still exists.

William Bryce Family Wed, 29 Jan 1997 From: MR WILLIAM T WILDING

I am looking for information on William Bryce. He and his wife (Mary Orr) came from Glascow, Scotland in 1799. They brought 2 children (Names and age unknown). They left one in Scotland (Name,age and reason unknown). They settled in Union District, SC. and had 2 children John Bryce Born in 1807 and James Bryce Born in 1806. John Married Elizabeth (Heard) in 1830 They had a son George William Bryce, Born 1836 near Decatur, GA. John and Elizabeth lived at Ingleside, near Decatur, GA. Johns parents, William and Mary (Heard) Bryce and their children moved to DeKalb County, GA. to a village later called Ingleside. We are really looking for the two children who came over from Scotland with William and Mary, and possibly the child who was left in Scotland may have joined them. Hope you can help. Mary Bryce Wilding

Joshua and Sarah Gammon death information Date: Sat, 01 Feb 1997 From: Gamon

Joshua Gammon came from North Carolina to DeKalb County in the late 1820's. He shows up there in the 1830, 40, & 1850 censuses. We think he had a wife Sarah Gammon, or she may have gone by Sarah Bush, or Sarah Littleberry. Can you find any death records of them? He was born in 1775 in Virginia, she in 1771 in South Carolina. Thanks for any help!!

Mon, 3 Feb 97 From: MORGAN HETRICK

WILLIAM BUTLER BRACEWELL, b. 1822 Gwinnett Co, GA. a merchant, moved to and died in DEKALB co, 1904. His father was JAMES B1794/D.1875, the son of RICHARD, b. <1774, d. 1827

CLAUDIA ESTELLE BRACEWELL, dtr of WM. Butler Bracewell, b. 1858 Stone Mountain, married ARTHUR MARVIN BELCHER, probably in Georgia. ARTHUR MARVIN BELCHER was a Methodist Circuit riding preacher and they moved to Indian Terrotory before the turn of the century. (1894?) Arthur & Claudia were divorced and he had several other legal wives, and I think a couple of common law wives and several other families. He has been difficult to trace, but ended up in Guymon Oklahoma out in the pan handle. ANY information on the parents or siblings of ARTHUR MARVIN BELCHER, on the BRACEWELL, or ABSOLOM MARTIN, JESSE BUTLER, wife MARY "Myhand?" (could this be Mahan?) NOBLE BUTLER or NOBLE families would be greatly appreciated. I have much information willing to share.

MCGLAUN[MCGALUGHON/JOHN/GASKINS Sun, 09 Feb 1997 From: Calvin Bond

I am not sure that Dekalb is the correct county; although I do remember my grandmother talking about relatives in Dekalb Co. David Gaskins MCGLAUN was born in Georgia on 7/13/1813 died ther on 1/9/1891. He married Sarah Elizabeth JOHN. She was born 2/22/1812 in Georgia and died 6/16/1891. 1 child: Leah Ann b:4/25/1853.

Hardy MCGLAUN born 8/16/1768 in Scotland. Died 1/9/1852 in Georgia. Married Joanna "Annie" GASKINS; b: 2/12/1773 in North Carolina; d: 1859 in Georgia. 1 child: David b:7/13/1783. Anyinfo or help will be greatly appreciated. cbond@tstar.net

Lucius FAmily - DeKalb County, GA Sun, 09 Feb 97 From: Ann Campbell

Looking for more information on Daniel Frederick LUCIUS, Jr., who came to Georgia from SC. Lived in Pinckneyville (now Norcross) from the 1850's to the 1880's. Two daughters married and lived in the Kirkwood area of DeKalb County. One married a CLAY and one a HAMMONDS. Trying to determine Daniel's date of death and hopefully, his burial site.

Griffin Wed, 12 Feb 1997 From: W. Peyton George

Seek info on Beverley Allen Griffin aka B. A. Griffin or Allen Griffin b. 1788 SC. Was in DeKalb Co,GA in 1840 census and in Calhoun Co, AL in 1850 & 1860. His father was Jesse Griffin who died in Edgefield in 1807. B. A. had brother William and several sisters. His Daughter, Martha F. m. Russell George in Calhoun (formerly Benton) AL in 1853. W. Peyton George, peyton@cais.com, 1200 G Street, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005

HELP with Dekalb County! Date: Tue, 25 Feb 1997 From: Linda Jarvis

I'm just getting started looking for all sorts of possibilities with the Dekalb County page, which looks to be a wonderful resource. But I need some guidance, which maybe you can give me.

First, there are geographical questions. My gggrandfather Mitchel C. Wallis lived and died in the vicinity of Hapeville, which is now in Fulton Co. However, he was born in 1813, before the formation of both Fulton and Dekalb (one of fulton's parent counties). Do you know the original county that included the Hapeville area? (It is just north of the present-day Atlanta airport). Are there any maps in existance (that you know of) that show the shifting county boundaries through time?

Samuel House- old House Place/Peachtree Golf Club Tue, 25 Feb 1997

I am Fredrick C. House, M.D., great great grandson of Samuel House, originally Chamblee, Old Cross Keys District, DeKalb Co. Father of Philip>Charles C.>Charles Fredrick>Myself. I am seeking information on Samuel House, his wife, his parents, his arrival in DeKalb(Henry) Co. around 1835-40. He built the old place that is now the Peachtee Golf Club at the corner of Ashford Dunwoody and Peachtree. He is buried in Old Prospect Methodist Cemetery in Chamblee in an unmarked grave. His Son Philip, my ggf, is (was) buried near the old primitive Baptist church graveyard in Chamblee across peachtree road from the old House Place. My grandfather Charlie farmed on Nancy's Creek, named for his grandmother Philip's second wife (Evins) mother- Nancy Jones, and was a Fulton Co. Deputy sheriff. Grandfather's place originally on House Road, now Windsor Parkway was developed into a subdivision and apartments in the early 1960's. If anyone has information on the family, no matter how base, I would appreciate getting it. Thanks,

Fredrick C. House, M.D. 3646 Wheeler Road Augusta, GA 30909 phone 706-863-0410 fax 706-863-9368 email fchmdpc@ix.netcom.com

Kidd/Carlton family Fri, 28 Feb 1997 1 From: Joanne Gokey

My ancestor, Seaborn Kidd, B. 1804, may have been the son of Rev. soldier James Kidd. James Kidd's father, James H. was a tobacco inspector in Augusta, after the revolution. They moved to Oglethorpe,Elberton, to Jackson, to Gwinett, and to DeKalb.

Seaborn Kidd was in Troup Co. Ga in 1834 at the birth of his daughter, Nancy Barton. He was married to Mary Ann Carlton, dau of Archibald Carlton, who resided in Troup Co. The Carltons and Kidds removed to Alabama ca 1835.

Does anybody have documentation linking Seaborn Kidd to parents. The information I have uncovered is in the "preponderance of evidence" range. Who were his parents?

Will trade information with any interested party,. Joanne Whetstone Gokey.

Tue, 04 Mar 1997

I am looking for information on CHAMBLEE/CHAMLEE not sure which. What I have so far is this: Mary Etta Chamblee (born 26, May 1859 in Chamblee GA, died 7 March 1943 in Atlanta), I have her parents as John William Chamblee (born in 1834 in Canton GA) and Miverva Westbrooks, the father of John William was Martin Chamblee (born around 1808) who married a woman named Mary. Any help would be appreciated!!

SOUTHARD, Looking for information on the Southard family. If you have any information on the Southard's I would appreciate it. There are very few of us, the line would have to tie in somewhere. Thanks. Katherine Southard Stiltner (e-mail not current)

HARRIS query Date: Sun, 23 Mar 1997 From: Suzalee@aol.com

I am researching the family of THOMAS HARRIS who moved to DeKalb Co. in the 1820's. I will share info with anyone else researching this family.

Sun, 23 Mar 1997 From: Nmdavis@aol.com

Searching for descendents of Henry Mann (my gg granduncle), originally of SC > Newton & Walton Co GA > DeKalb Co. Henry supposedly is buried near Lithonia GA in DeKalb Co. but have not been able to locate his gravesite. Any knowledge of this grave will be appreciated.

LOYD, James Date: Tue, 25 Mar 1997 From: MerLoyd@aol.com

Hello! My name is Meredith Loyd and I have just embarked upon my first genealogy research of our LOYD family. (It is quite addicting - I am a jig saw puzzle type of person!) My grandfather, Wayland Harveld Loyd was born in 1897 in Georgia to a James (Harveld?) Loyd and a Eleanor Hartfield (Loyd.) He was left an only child and an orphan when he was a teenager so we never knew or found out much about his family. I believe my Grandfather and his parents left Georgia for Chicago when he was a small boy. When I started my search, I was lucky enough to find in your DeKalb County Census Records a James Loyd in 1830 and 1850 (page 57 in 1830.) Could this be any relation to my Great Grandfather? I would be so grateful for any help or advice you could give me! Sincerely yours, Meredith Loyd

Wayne Lad Cryer Date: Tue, 25 Mar 1997 From: Nathan Miller <millers@wi.frontiercomm.net>

I am looking for any information on a man named Wayne Lad Cryer. I think that he had a trial at DeKalb County Courthouse. I also think that he was on death row, but I don't know what happened to him after that.

This is for my Law class at school. My teacher was wondering if Wayne Lad Cryer had gotten off death row. He was trying to get off death row and had a very interesting case. Just wondering where I might find out more about him. Thanks, Nathan Miller

Cross Keys District of DeKalb County Date: Sun, 30 Mar 1997 From: John Carrol Jones  johnnyj@planttel.net

Could you advise whether the Cross Keys District of DeKalb County was Doraville or Chamblee? I have found info that indicates both. I am doing research on the Jones Family of DeKalb County. My great-great grandfather was C.M. Jones. He was sheriff of DeKalb County before the War Between the States.

Robert Lemant Nee Lemon (Lemmons) (1768-1848), initially he resided in the Pendleton District, SC. He served SC in the Revolutionary War. Later, he moved to DeKalb County in about 1821. He was a prosperous farmer and became a trustee and officer of the Decatur church (probably Presbyterian). I think he is buried somewhere in DeKalb County.

James Lemon (1794-1849)- son of Robert and Mary Anderson Lemon, moved to DeKalb County in 1821. He built the first frame house on land now occupied by Decatur, GA. He was a merchant and farmer, as well as Justice of the Inferior Court in DeKalb County. Further, he served a number of terms in the GA legislature. He was an elder in the Presbyterian church, and assisted in organizing the first Sunday school in Decatur, GA. He moved to Marietta, Cobb County, GA, in 1843. He died there in 1849. He is buried in the Mars Hill Cemetery near Acworth, GA.

Robert Lemmon(s) was my g-g-g-g grandfather. James Lemon was my g-g-g grandfather.

Johnny Jones 97 Sand Creek Road Tifton, GA 31794

Mon, 31 Mar 97 From: "Adrian Hopkins" <Kee46@msn.com>

Thomas M. Kennedy died 1927, Nov. 16 while at work carving the monument on Stone Mountain. Do you have any information about this?

CARPENTER William P. Date: Sat, 05 Apr 1997 From: Richard Carpenter

Hello; I am Richard Carpenter of Sugar Hill, Ga. and I am researching Thomas Carpenter of Henry County 1820- at least 1840. He had a son , William Carpenter and I notice that a William P. Carpenter married Rosanah COPELAND 7 Mar 1843 in DeKalb County. If anyone can make a connection; please give me a shout. Thank you; Carpenter5805@juno.com

Dekalb Co., GA Research Date: Sun, 20 Apr 1997 From: Traccer007@aol.com

I am hoping you can help me answer a few questions about Dekalb Co., GA. I am trying to determine the parents of someone born in (about)1847 in Decatur, Dekalb Co., GA. I am not sure where to look. I have checked 1850 census, however, I understand from family members this person was orphaned at a young age. It is said that parents died from "galloping T.B". By the way, I am looking for James Marcellus Garrett's parents.

I guess my questions are: Is there a state census perhaps for 1845? What churches would have been around in 1845-1850? Do you know what written histories of this town or county have been written? I hope you can help. Thanks Patty Garrett

Lost Friend Date: Tue, 22 Apr 1997 From: kit Peterson <drpf100@bellsouth.net>

I am looking for a person named Donna Marie Beddia, she lived in dekalb county in the 1970's. Her Fathers name Was Nick Beddia. She lived with her aunt carolyn in a townhouse just off I-285. Please help me locate this friend I would be very greatful!!!

Sun, 27 Apr 1997 From: JM7632@aol.com

I am searching for my ggmother, Eugenia MILAM who was born in DeKalb County in 1860. Her father was Wiley MILAM. Some time after her birth, the Milam family moved to Henry County, GA.. She later married William Lawrence SMITH in 1876 in Fayette County, GA. If anyone has any information on this ancestor of mine, please contact me; I will gladly share what information I have. Thanks, Janet JM7632@aol.com

Sun, 27 Apr 1997 From: judy_dick@sprynet.com

Seeking info on Moses J. POTTS,b 1820 in Ga. Is shown in DeKalb Co., Halsey District, on the 1850 census. Married Lydia A. WHELESS and had one son Jas. S., b. 1845. I can not find after 1850. Any futher info is appreciated. Judy Allen

GEORGE BAILEY - ? DAVIS Date: Tue, 6 May 1997 From: SMorrow12@aol.com

Looking for George BAILEY born 1795 supposedly md ? DAVIS possibly around 1829 in DeKalb County, GA. Would like to find out who his parents were and info on DAVIS line. Four known children: Vard; George Walker; Martha [md Cam Phillips}; and Jordan BAILEY. They later moved to Walker County, GA. Have info on Jordan' & George Walker's family. None on Vard or Martha. Would appreciate any info - please email to SMORROW12.    Thanks Donna

KIMBRELL AND VENABLE Date: Sat, 10 May 1997 From: GOCHEL@aol.com

Searching for my great-grandparents, D.J. (Dolly) Kimbrell and Mary Ann (Mary Annie) Venable, of Stone Mountain area. Birth/marriage/death dates unknown. They had at least three sons, Billy, Olin and Charley Colquitt (my grandfather). Charley's first wife was LAURA BRAND. I understand she may be buried in Tucker in the churchyard or cemetery named "Fellowship Hardshell." Understand she was married or she and Charley lived in Clarkson. Charley and Laura had at least one son, Charles Edwin Kimbrell, who died in 1995. Charley and his second wife, Ida Mae Jackson (Oklahoma) had two children, Mary Ellen and my father, Charles C. Kimbrell, born January 1923.

Looking for ROAN VEAL - b: 2/21/1842; d: 1/30/1933. Married to DANIEL CLOWER VENABLE, who died in 1900. She is my gg-grandmother.

Tue, 13 May 1997 From: "Carole F. Williams"

Seek location of grave of: "Lavisa"... wife of: Humphrey COBB died 1840 in Dekalb County mother of: Josiah F. COBB died 1836 in Dekalb County Has anyone seen a deed, church record, obit., etc. re this family? cfwms@mindspring.com

Fri, 16 May 1997 From: Sue Harris <byrumha@ibm.net>

Joseph Adams HARRIS was b 5 Feb 1829 in Decatur, Dekalb Co. Was living in Attala Co., MS bef 26 Dec. 1850, when he m Eliz. HEROD, d/o James HEROD & Hannah RATLIFF. They went to Limestone Co., TX, 1850's, with her parents. Who were parents & siblings of Joseph Adams HARRIS? Many thanks for any info; glad to share. Sue Harris. byrumha@ibm.net

WADE,STEWARD(T), ALFORD Date: Sat, 17 May 97 From: Jose Cabanillas <SEVENSEAS@worldnet.att.net>

Seeking information on these families who lived in the Stone Mountain area in the mid 1800. My grandfather is Joseph Jackson WADE born in Dekalb Co. in 1868. Who were his parents? Are there any bible or church records I might be able to research. Any suggestions greatly appreciated. Many thanks. Dorothy Wade Cabanillas

Thu, 22 May 1997 From: Mar523@aol.com

Looking for ancestors/descendants of Samuel McELROY and Mary STEVENSON who moved to DeKalb Co. GA in 1830's. Samuel was son of William McELROY of Waxhaw Settlement, Mecklenburg Co. NC and moved to Old Pendleton Dist. with his uncle and other relatives about 1802/03.

Barnes, Bunt, Harrison? Date: Fri, 23 May 1997 From: david bays <dbays@phoenix.net>

I am looking for information about the Thomas Barnes family. They are listed on the 1840, and 1850 census in the Atlanta district. It is possible that Thomas Barnes of 1850 was the older brother of Caroline Barnes, who married James S. Bunt on FEb. 12, 1854. They are mygggrandparents. Thanks. SBays

Sat, 24 May 1997 From: "florence p creasy" <kid100@csra.net>

Could you look up Walter Braham Patch who wed Susie Kate Black Sept 05,1900? That info was in the Bible other info was at J.W.Black,which I think was my Grandmother's parents. If you could tell what part of Atlanta, GA they could have been married. When I find the city, would they have a copy of the marriage license during that time? Thanks for any help you give. Florence Patch Creasy

Hardman-Powell Family Date: Sat, 24 May 97 From: Alfred C. Ellis aceala@auburn.campus.mci.net

I am researching my Hardman and Powell family history. I understand that there is a Hardman Cemetery near Emory University. Could anyone tell me if it is still in existence and what kind of condition it is in? My Hardman and Powell ancestors lived in this area before and during the Civil War. I would imagine that the Cemetery would be preserved, but just would like to know. Any information would be appreciated. Alfred C. Ellis Grandson of Clifford Hardman

Mon, 26 May 1997

Was DeKalb Co. and or Newton Co. a railroad center in 1850. My ancestor Thomas C. Bolton was listed in Dekalb Co. with his family in the 1850 census. Four of his sons married women in Newton Co. GA in a period from 1854-1858. Then the brothers show up in Madison Co. AL, Cartersville, Ga and Memphis TN between 1860-1900. They were all working for one or more railroads at various skills. I assume the railroad relocated them as needed. By knowing which rail line appeared and when it appeared in these two counties I can find out where Ellen J. Sparks who married Samuel J. Bolton in 1858 at Newton Co. GA, came from and who her ancestors were. Again, thanks for the help. Jim Baucom e-mail: jim0400@aol.com or jimbaucom@juno.com

HOLLINGSWORTH Date: Tue, 27 May 1997

I am looking for some information on the Hollingsworth family of DeKalb County. My GG Grandmother was born- Olin Etta Hollingsworth in 1870 in DeKalb County. I do not know who either of her parents were. Does anybody have any information? E-Mail: From: wilsonde@assembly.ca.gov

Apparently, the story goes like this.  My GGG Grandmother (maiden name Anderson) did not think that my GG Grandfather was good enough to join the family.  The result was GG Grandma rarely talked about her family, and contact was lost.

This is the information that I have to go on after my Grandma talked to her sister. GG Grandma was born:  Olin Etta Hollingsworth in Stone Mountain, GA in 1870.  She had a twin brother who died at about the age of 18.  At least one or two sisters were also in the family.  She married in her home in 1890 to Lycurgus Goutenberg Hughes, a Welshman, on March 4, 1890.  No doubt the English family was probably  against their daughter marrying a Welsh, and therein lies the problem. By December of 1890 they were in Atlanta, Fulton County.

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