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QUERIES ADDED FEBRUARY THROUGH APRIL 1998
Nancy Griffith I am
in any information on Grief WILLIAMS (wife Emilla), born SC c. 1814,
was in Georgia, and possibly Murray county, from 1834-1847. He later
I found ancestors on the 1850 Census in Murray County GA. Isaac N.
age 26 M Farmer born in TN Sarah A. age 20 F TN Emily J age 3 F GA
O(?) age 1 M GA Isaac N. BUCKNER married Sarah Ann SMITH in Murray
63rd sub-division, GA on 18 OCT 1845 Emily (EMMA) BUCKNER was my great
grandmother. She married Robert P. Bush in Gordon County GA on October
7, 1869. Emma's death certificate indicated that her parents had gone
Selida I am
for information on Daniel MASHBURN born about 1808 in NC. married: Mary
(?) also born in NC around 1816. They had the following children in NC:
Cynthia Ann, Elizabeth, Henry Jefferson. Daniel moved his family to TN
in the 1840s. The children born in TN were Richard, Lucinda, Matilda,
John and David. Sometime in the 1870s, Daniel and some of his children
moved to Murray County, GA.
I would like to know of any information on my Great Grandfather/mother
who lived in Murray County in the 1800s. John Asbury CHILDERS and
Looking for information (especially place of burial) for James J D
b 2 Feb 1861 in Franklin Co, GA, d 21 Feb 1916 in Chatsworth, Murray
Married first to Dicy C (?), who died 27 MAR 1902 in Chatsworth. Family
appears on 1900 census in Gordon Co, but apparently moved to Chatsworth
soon after. James SMITH owned livery stable in Chatsworth and ran it
his eldest son William H SMITH. James remarried to Mollie HENDRICK in
James and Dicy SMITH had 9 children: Isabella M (b 1880), William H (b
1881), Emory S (b1882), Lula (b 1885), Maude M ( b 1886), Clevis B (b
Callie L (b 1891), Carl E (b 1894), and Harrison Samuel (b 1897). Would
very much like any information on these children and their descendants.
Willing to share extensive information on this SMITH family from
I am descended from Reuben MITCHELL b. circa 1833 & Narcissa Loyd
They are both buried in the Old Union Baptist Church, Towns County.
of Narcissa are James & Ann LOYD. Parent of Reuben Mitchell are
& Catherine Cunningham Coker, (md. Elbert County, GA. 1825)
White George Henry PLOTT md. Elizabeth Jane BRYSON (Great-Greats)
Plott & Rebecca Land Plott (ggg) Above bd. Old Union Baptist. Henry
Plott md. Lydia Osborne (bd. Waynesville, NC) George Plott md. Margaret
(Wagner?) Have disproved the Johannes Plott theory that is engraved on
the tombstone of George (ggg) at Old Union. Have many Bryson relatives
in that area, but I know that line back several generations. Especially
need help with the LOYD family. Who was Ann, wife of James?
Jean I am
for the John LANCASTER family listed in Murray County 1850. John claims
to be 70 and his wife Elizabeth 44. Both were from SC. They had several
children. John is believed to had a son by the name of L. Lanson
who married Narisa Green, the daughter of James N. Green from VA to SC
Harrison Looking for the descendants of Lisfield PARKS who was in
Murray Co, Ga. 1860 census, p. 60, age 50, with wife Jemima, age 38 b.
SC, Asbury age 16, Jason age 13, and other children. He is in 1870
of same county with wife. Also John Plemons, age 30, wife Jemima age
and children. is in 1860 census. John M. Plemons married Mimah Hays on
10 Nov 1851, Cherokee Co. On p. 76 of 1860 Murray Co. there is a
for Jeffrey Beck age 44 with wife Catherine. All of these people are
through the BARRON FAMILY. I would like to contact their descendants
exchange Barron information. Patrick Morgan Harrison, Nacogdoches,
Terry W Stewart
Researching the Barnabas STEWART & wife Susan Laymance STEWART
of Spring Place, Murray Co., GA. Also, any & all associated to this
family and their offspring. Also Rebecca Steel TUCKER also of Spring
who was in Murray 1870 &1880 Census and in 1860 Bradley Co.,Tenn.
husband William TUCKER of North Carolina. The STEWART's included
from inter marriage with SABASTIAN, TALLEY, RAMSEY,TERRY, WILLIAM,
& TUCKER'S. My direct ancestor is Samuel L. and wife Mary Jane
STEWART. Also, would like info on a Virgil A. STEWART who may or may
be a part of my STEWART's. This STEWART is listed on the 1880 Census of
Murray Co., GA. Spring Place. Also, has there been a cemetery survey
the STUART/STEWART--- RAMOSE Cemetery in Spring Place? I am hoping to
info on Barnabas's father, mother, brother, sister, etc... For all I
is that Barnabas was born in Tenn.
John A. Campbell
Researching Thompson VANN b. 1883, s.o. John VANN possibly of Murray
In 1900 Tennessee census, Thompson is living in Tennessee in what is
Hamilton County. His siblings might have names of Mary Lee, Frances
and Lewis. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am particularly
in the 1900, and 1890 census time frames.
Audrey Parr Rogers
Looking for information on parents and other relatives of the John
family listed on 1880 Murray Co., GA Census. John was born about 1855
died about 1889 in a sawmill explosion, and is buried in Murray Co.
married "Sallie" Sarah P. WATERS, (b.c. 1856), in 1878 in Murray
Co. After John's death she later married J. V. TEEMS. John and Sallie's
children include a daughter, Magnolia, (b. 1880) who is buried in
Co. Their son, Benjamin Dennis ELLISON (1883-1941) was born in Murray
and married Isadora "Dora" MANIS (1886-1948) who was the daughter
of Owen H. MANIS (1846-1910), born in Murray Co., and Mary Ellen AUTRY.
Their other daughter, Arty ELLISON (born in Murray Co. in 1888) married
Lon MANIS and later married John WATERS.
for parents of Benjamin F. MILLER. His Civil War Record indicates that
he was born in Anderson Dist., SC in 1827. He was in Murray Co, GA
of 1850 married to Martha S. PITTMAN. Their children were: Clara L.,
Ella Martha, Lucy A., Rose and Emma. This Benjamin F. Miller was a
for the First GA Infantry, U. S. Army, Co. B. He had cousins JAMES (b.
1825), JOSEPH (b. 1827), JACKSON (b. 1829), and THOMAS RUSSELL (b.
all born in SC. ANY INFORMATION on any of these men greatly
info on James BOYD (b: ca 1788) and Sarah STACY (b: ca 1790). Some of
children were James Young BOYD, Colonel Hopson BOYD, John Alexander
Martin W. BOYD and Thomas K. BOYD. Any info appreciated. BATES: Seeking
info for parentage of John BATES (b: 15 Sep 1776??, d: 20 Oct 1851 in
Co., GA). On 5 Dec 1799 in SC, John married Barbara GRAINGER
Oct 1779, d:31 Jul 1848). Their children were John C., Julius R.,
Frances, Larriett, Harriet, Sarah, Emeline, Rice Ross and Clayton. John
BATES md (2) Nancy McDonald - 27 Oct 1848 One researcher has said John
BATES was born in Virginia. He ultimately served as a Major General in
the Georgia Militia. He was a state representative for Hall Co., GA,
about 15 years from about 1815 to about 1830. He was also the state
for Murray Co., GA, for one year. It is said he and his brother Julius
came to Hall Co., GA, from SC. They had a sister named Elizabeth who
a Thomas JACKSON. Any info/leads would be very much appreciated. BOYD:
Hall Co, Murray Co., & Whitfield Co., GA - Looking for info on Boyd
family info. Colonel Hopson Boyd (b: 12 Apr 1812, d: ca 23 Jul 1880)
Martha (Patsy) Blackwell ca: 1835. It appears their children were:
G. (md Mary A. Pierce), James Barnett (b:1 Dec 1836, d:12 Jan 1916)
1. Malinda Montgomery and 2. Mary A. Payne), Wiley M. (md: Fannie
Sterling A., Satiriah Sarah (md: John Eubanks & then Reuben
Jaroyal Kinsey, Agnes Malinda (md: John Elrod), William H., Harriett
(md: Richard Hardie), Mary A (md: Joseph Barnes), Amanda (md:
Head), Abner Graves (md: Josephine McRee). James Barnett Boyd was my
relative and his children by Malinda Montgomey (b:ca 1841, d: bfr 1866)
were: Mary Jane (b: ca 1858, d: before 1917?) (md: Littlefield &
Mooney), Colonel Thomas (b: ca Aug 1859, d:?) (md: Margaret Baker), and
James John A. Boyd (b: ca 1862, d: bfr Jan 1917). BOYD: Seeking
of Barnett Boyd son of (James?) John A. Boyd (b: ca 1862, d: bfr 1916).
John A. Boyd was the son of James Barnett Boyd (b:1 De 1836, d: 12 Jan
1916) and Malinda Montgomery. Barnette Boyd at some period of time
in Tennessee. In January 1916 he signed paperwork pertaining to the
of his grandfather's (James Barnett Boyd) will stating he was in Oconee
David N. Strickland
John STRICKLAND married Margaret LAND 11/10/1844 in Murray CO GA. Moved
to Marshall CO AL by 1850 and Washington CO ARK in 1854. Said to have
a scout on the Trail of Tears. Not proven. Brothers William STRICKLAND
and Alexander STRICKLAND also married 1840's in Murray CO. John b. @
S.C. died 1861-62 Ft. Smith Ark. Parents born in S.C. @ 1800. Father
William Henry STRICKLAND. parents probably died before 1850 census. Not
in 1840 Murray CO Census.
David N. Strickland
Joseph LAND and family were in the 1840 Murray County Census. He was
1799 in Pendleton Dist, S.C. and died 1875 in Comanche County TX.
- Nancy m. Jesse Jones, Margaret m. John Strickland, Joseph Alexander -
a frontier minister in OK.
I am seeking information on my grandfather, Samuel Howard Jarret, born
abt. 1892 in either Whitfield or Murray Co. I know he lived in Murray
because my mother was born in Crandall / Fairy (Murray Co)in 1923/24.
was the son of Matthew Jarret and a lady whose last name is known only
as "Sams". I am told that Samuel Howard Jarrett died abt. 1938
and he is buried at Sixes Cemetery in Canton, GA. Samuel Howard Jarrett
had the following bro/sis: Columbus Jarrett, Della Jarrett, Lula
Gretchen Jarrett I would be grateful for any information you might have
on this family, or information on anyone who might have information.
My mother Edith Marie JARRETT was born in Crandall (Murray Co) Jan
1923 or 1924. I am looking for information on her parents Samuel Howard
JARRETT and Susie WHITE. My mother claims to have lived in a place
"Fairy". Any information on this family will be greatly appreciated.
ELLIS, b. 1843 Cocke County TN appears on the Murray County census in
Moved from TN to GA between 1843- 1850. Does anyone know who Nathan's
info on Joseph ENGLAND who died 6 APR 1888, in Murray Co, is buried in
Dugout Gap near Rocky Face Ga, in Cantrell-England Cemt.. His childern:
M.E.ENGLAND b. 25 JUL 1846, and Charles E. ENGLAND b. 6 MAY 1854, were
both born in Murray Co. any and all info on them would be helpful.
Kathy I am trying
to gather information on my great grandfather, Paul Franklin Callahan,
b. 11-22-1878 in Cartersville, Ga. There is a possiblity that the
may have been in Murray Co. at one time. His mother was Cynthia
Callahan. I do not know his father's name. However, he may have been a
blacksmith and possibly a bugler in the Civil War.
to locate any info on Curtis, Susannah Minerva. The only info I have
able to locate is her birth date Feb 1809 in Murray Co. Also that she
married to my gg-grandpa? Joseph England. Have info on him but
on her. Trying to locate any info on Susannah Minerva CURTIS she was
in 1809 in Murray Co. and was married to my gg-grandpa? Joseph England
. Have some info on England but none on Curtis. Trying to piece it all
information on Harphrey A. HOLLAND and wife Eliza U. Eliza buried
Baptist Church, Tennga, Ga. B-8-7-1813 D-5-25, 1878. Their daughter
Ann HOLLAND married W. W. DUNN. She 10-3-1849-3-14-1880. Can anyone
children of Eliza Ann and W. W. DUNN? Or, other children of Harphrey
Eliza U.? Harphrey is not buried at Liberty, anyone know what became of
Carol Ann "CAT"
TINDELL Elias BERRY m. Tamer BARNETT in Murray Co. in 1841. I would
like to know more about these families. I have an Elias BERRY over in
Co., GA that may be the same person. From marriage records ca 1850,
were the following other BERRYs: John A., Martin Posey, Robert, T.A.,
Mary Ann. From marriage records ca 1850, there the following other
Andrew J., David C., James H. Darcus D.L., William D., Amaliza, Jane,
A., & Sarah E. Also, looking for info on BARNETTs in Murray Co. to
determine parents of Tamer BARNETT who married in 1841 Elias BERRY in
Co. Thanks, CAT Is anyone researching these families in Murray Co.????
Thanks, Carol Ann "CAT" TINDELL, Jacksonville, FL GAGenWeb -
Fannin County: http://www.jacksonville.net/~catinjax/CATpage.htm
Akins, Berry, Bowers, Brooks, Cain, Daniel, Johnson, Roberts, Self
Wood CAT's Genealogy: http://www.jacksonville.net/~catinjax/home.htm
Gene Workman I
seeking information on Martin WORKMAN and Nancy STRAWN who were married
in Murray Co. GA January 01,1850, need marriage certificate No. and who
their parrents were. Their children were R.S. Elizebeth, F.M., E.
John William, F.L., Martha Ann, Jessie O., and Frank L
Mark and Sherry
Looking for UNDERWOOD's in Murray Co., GA. William J. Underwood from SC
married Jane Bishop on 24 May 1836 in Murray Co., GA. They had the
children: Elizabeth 1837, Ann Jane 1840, William B. 1844, John 1846,
1860, Mary C. 1861, Robert H. 1862, James M. 1863, Martha Ann 1867,
A. 1868, Abraham 1871. I believe that William may have been married
to a lady named Katherine. Any information would be appreciated. Also,
looking for information on William N. Bishop born 1801 and Elizabeth
born 1802 in S.C. Settled in Murray Co., GA between 1829 and 1833. Had
the following children: Jane 1821 and David 1829 in S.C. and Andrew
Elizabeth 1825 and Lucian 1842 in Murray Co., GA. Jane married William
N. Underwood on 24 May 1836 in Murray Co., GA
Sharon Agee Morrow
Seeking information on Berryman Carder, b. ca 1831 in Murray Co., GA
his marriage to Melissa Roper, b. ca 1834. Marriage date would be
In the 1850 Murray Co census, I have a John MATTAX, 70, b. NC with the
following family members. Mary 55, Lorenzo 23, John 19, HARDAGE 16,
11, and James 12. I also found a HARDY MATTAX, 72, b. SC with wife
62, and John, 18, and the 1850 Morgan Co Ga. census. Iam looking for
E. MATTAX. In her orbituary in 1910, I find the following information.
Married in 1834 Morgan Co to Milton Howard Reeder, has brother HARDY
still living in 1910 in Oklahoma, and a sister C.F.(MATTAX)KERR, still
living in LeDill Tenn. This Hardy Mattax name seems to be a family
Anyone with Mattax's in Murray or Morgan Co Ga, please check your
and I would love to correspond with you. Thanks Lynne
Jr. I am looking any for information on John Jordan
and his wife, Hester PEPPER, who he married abt 1838 in MURRAY CO., GA.
Any info. on Hester's family would be heartily welcomed. Her father was
Tilley PEPPER and her mother was Sarah, last name unknown. All these
are listed in the 1850 census for MURRAY CO. Family verbal history
that Tilley and/or his wife Sarah were all or part Indian, probably
We think that Tilley was a baliff in MURRAY CO. in 1850.
me - Did the boundry between Murray Co, GA and Tennessee change back
forth between 1837 and 1843. I have a gg grandfather born in Murray co,
GA, December 7, 1840 and yet other children are said to have been born
in Tennessee and saying that mine was also born in Tennessee. The only
thing I can come up with is that the area he was born in kept changing
with the boundary. Do you thing this is what happened? He was John C.
born to Abraham Hendrix.
In 1848 Bayles DONALDSON was a trustee of the Methodist campground at
Ebenezer church. There is a picture of him in the book, Murray County
on p 160. I am looking for info on his family and especially his
Johnnie I am
interested in the SELF surname. I am looking for an Issac SELF born abt
1830-1835 somewhere in Georgia.
David & Dicey BEALS. Lived in Murray Co. Ga 1870 -1880. Childern:
A married Thos P Manning Jane V Polina married first John L Manning
Wm R Sorrells Samuel R married Francis Sullivan Would like to
with any one researching the BEALS lines.
for information on the family of JAMES MILLER (b. 1825 SC) married
HALL (daughter of WILLIAM HALL and SABRA PETERSON). James had brothers:
JOSEPH MILLER (b. 1827 SC) married Nancy?, JACKSON MILLER (b. 1829 SC)
killed during the Civil War, married Sally ?, THOMAS RUSSELL MILLER (b.
1831 SC, died 6 Oct. 1889 GA) married MARY DAVIS. These men had a
BENJAMIN F. MILLER (b. 1829 SC) married MARTHA S. PITTMAN. This man was
a physician and fought for the Union during the Civil War. All the
were in the 1850 Murray County, GA census. Need parents and any other
be much appreciated.
I'm looking for information about my great grandfather, George
Lafayette PRATHER and his wife Hannah F. SPANN, who were married 22
1846 in Murray County, Georgia. Their children were, Thomas O., Robert
Forson, Nancy L., Lucy, and Amanda. G. W. L. PRATHER was born in
Dist., Pendleton County (becoming Pickens Co.) South Carolina on Mar.
1826. According to information, Thomas PRATHER, his son, on his
to the state of Texas for Confederate Pension, showed they lived near
station, Murray County, GA when he enlisted on about March 1, 1864. He
moved to Texas at an unknown time and lived in Texas at various places
until his death in the Texas State Confederate Home on April 16, 1929.
Contrary to my earlier research, all of his children were apparently
in the same location. Particularly I would like to confirm this and any
other particulars that you may be able to locate.
Lancaster, 1850 in Murray County, age 70. Anyone searching the
from SC to Murray and Walker County please contact me.
Don King My
was a Montgomery, and her ancestors came from Murray County. Does
have any information regarding Murray County cemeteries where
are buried? Ailsey Montgomery came from SC; the oldest son was Thomas
b. 1795 in SC. The family moved to Georgia, then on to AR around 1850.
Wood Researching the early Murray Co EDMONDSON'S. Would appreciate
information about Ths EDMONDSON b. 10 Oct 1769 Mecklinburg Co, VA, d. 8
Aug 1859, Spring Place, Murray Co, at the home of his son, James W. Ths
had 2 documented sons: James W. (1798-aft 1860) m. Rebecca & Samuel
d. aft 1858 Washington Co, AR. Ths may also have been the father of Geo
A. (1808-15 Apr 1878 Murray Co) m. Effany Latch 15 Feb 1849. Another
has Joseph (16 Apr 1792 NC-10 Dec 1858 Coweta Co, GA) m. Elizabeth
listed as a son. Will be happy to share information.
Lisa Keown Lentz
I have info on the VANN and MCNAIR families of Murray County Georgia if
anyone needs help.
Ann Seeking info
on the family of Alvah Moody Jones, son of Seaborn Jones. Any early
info welcome. Thanks for the help.
I am researching Isaac GEORGE and wife Martha. They were in Rabun Co.,
GA in 1830. Came to Cherokee Co., GA in the early 1830's, then were in
Murray Co. in 1840 & 1850. They had one daughter, Nancy that
James B. Price. Would like to find someone with info on this line.
I am researching my 3rd great grand-parents Isaac SHELTON born
NC and Sarah Jane ALLRED born 11/26/1838 GA. Both are buried at Mount
Methodist Church just south of Chatsworth on SR 411. Family tradition
it they lived within walking distance of Mount Zion in a fine home.
were in Pickens Co. in 1860 & 1870. By 1880 they had moved to
Co. There children include Cinthia 1856, Mary A. 1858, Ellen 1861, John
W. 1863, Elias Davenport 1869, and Samuel M. 1879. Would like to
with anyone with info on this line.
information on William W. DUNN 1848-?, son of "Major" Daniel
Richard DUNN 1827-1913. Need to find out what became of W. W. DUNN and
his descendants, when and where he died? First wife of W. W. DUNN was
Ann HOLLAND 1849-1880. Her parents Harphrey HOLLAND and Eliza U.
Need information on the HOLLANDS, have no information on them. Daniel
DUNN 1872-1919 was I believe the son of William W. DUNN and Elizabeth
HOLLAND. His wife was Martha "Mattie" (CHAMBERS) LEDFORD 1868-bet.
1910-1920. Married Daniel "Budd" DUNN 1892 Murray Co., GA. First
husband was ______ LEDFORD. Children of that union James and Alta
Also need information on the LEDFORD connection. Any and all
Ronnie Ellis I'm
for any information on Mahala or Mahaley PHILLIPS. She is listed as
PHILLIPS, living with John M ELLIS and family in the 1860 Murray County
census. It shows her from Tennessee and her age at 18. In the 1870
she is shown at the next residence (or at least the next listing) with
a 6 year old son, John and a two year old, Robert A, both born in GA.
age on this census is listed as 25. In the 1880 census, the next
after John's widow and daughter is my 16 year old gggrandfather, John
ELLIS and his wife. Does anyone have additional info on Mahala or any
family in Murray Co? Was she a relative of ELLIS or his wife, or
by them? I'd be interested in any information on her or her line of
I'm looking for marriage, birth, or death records for
my paternal grandmother's parents. Their names are Carl Jones and Mary
Ellen Fortner. They lived in Spring Place, but I believe she came from
around Eton. They would have been married in the 1880s I believe. I
appreciate any help since I can't get any oral history of this Fortner
side at all. Thank you, Janelle Rouse
My name is Paula Smith and I'm trying to locate a
Susie Glover who married Thomas R. Gray in Murry CO. GA. in 1866 these
folks are my great-great grandparents.They had a daughter Louisiana
born in GA. in 1868 Any information on these folks would be greatly
Thanks in advance Paula
VANN, HEATON, GAMN, are some of the names in my
Vann, James Clement m Heaton, Elizabeth 17 Sept 1829 Spring Place, GA.
VANN James m Jennie Foster 1794 Spring Place GA I'm trying to trace
VANN to Scotland he came to this country in 1730's and m Ruth Gamn a
will share info. Doloris
In the Murray County Heritage book on page 160,
DONALDSON is listed as a trustee of the Methodist Campground of
Church and his picture is on that page. He is my ggggrandfather. I am
for his parents' names. Ten of his 12 children were born in Murray
GA. Amanda married Jesse GENTLES in 1853. Pop married Susan CAREY. Mary
married James GENTLE. Dick married Lucia WYATT. Wilson married Margaret
DANTZLER in Dalton, GA in 1854. Wiley married Amanda KIMERY in 1866.
m James MOORE. Joab m Mary EVANS. Columbus m Alice EVANS. Newt m
Clementine. Newt is my gggrandfather. Surely out of all of these people
who married in Murray Co, GA, there would be some descendants still
Many moved on to Alabama. Please contact me at email@example.com
Giddens, Rev. R. A. SR. wife Ella Crownover bur.
Sumack Presy. Church Stanfield, Richard Sanford Meyer M. Sarah Ellen
B. Woodstation Cem. Williams , Elihu and Lucinda Owens b. Dunagan
Thanks... Emily Woodall Ivey...transplanted Tennessean in
Emily Woodall Ivey
I am seeking information on George W FOSTER b May
1 1861 died Mar 31 1919 and his wife Senah WATSON b Dec 21 1859 died
Both are buried at Mt Zion Methodist Church near Ramhurst. They had a
Brownlow b 1885 and Vesie b 1893. Brownlow was married to a Nellie
All were born in Fannin Co Ga and moved to Murray Co around 1900. Any
would be appreciated. Leon Foster
Mamaw I am
for the parents of my GGrandfather Leonard Nelson TINSLEY, born Dec 6,
1829, supposedly in South Carolina, He married Nancy Jane MAY on June
1850 in Murray County, Georgia. Leonard and Nancy were in Whitfield
Georgia in the 1860,1870 and 1880 census records. He died in Dalton,
Feb 1, 1892.
I'm researching the VANN's of Spring Place , Murray
GA 1735 to 1840's James Clement VANN and James VANN where in Scotland
he from?? Any info on this family would be helpful I have James Clement
VANN b 1789 m Elizabeth Heaton and their children. Will share. Thanks Doloris
WALDROUP/WALDROPE/WALDROP/WALDRUP etc...... We
it Waldroup. I am researching the Waldroup family. They moved around
NW Georgia area. They resided in Gilmer co, Gordon co, Murray co,
co. In the 1860 census, Loran Waldroup was residing with the family of
Dean W. Chase. Just down the road lived Isaac Moore. His daughter,
Elizabeth Moore married Loran A Waldroup. Their children are: Sarah J
b. 1861, James Isaac Waldroup b. 1867, Alonzo D. Waldroup b. 1870,
Waldroup b. 1874 and possibly Laura L. Waldroup b. 1889. I am looking
the father of Loran Waldroup. Might possibly be Cain Waldrope. Would
to share any info on this family. Please contact me if you have any
on any of the Waldroup families residing in the NW Georgia area (Old
county GA).... Brenda Smelser Hay
I am looking for info on a man named C.D. EPPS. I
have recently acquired a series of letters written by him during the
War to his wife Cathern(sic). I was told his name was Commodore D. Epps
and that he was wounded in the war and eventually died. His letters
to reference four children. I have not fully transcirbed the letters
but I am willing to share whatever I find. There are more references to
other names. I got the letters in Chatsworth, Murray County and was
that he and his wife are buried in or near there. Any help or
would be appreciated. Thank you. Michael
Looking in Murrary Co, GA for: Jorden
b 1803 SC Jane unknown b ca 1810 SC Children (b info from 1850 Murrary
Co GA census) 1 Elizabeth b ca 1826 m 1st PHILLIPS, 2nd WILLIAMS 2John
b ca 1829 SC m 1st FLOWERS, 2nd Elizabeth____ 3 Isaac M b ca 1930 SC m
Martha DOVER 20 Feb 1853 Murrary Co GA she was the dau of Samuel DOVER
& Susan CAMPBELL 4 Sterling b ca 1833 GA m 1st WILLIAMS, 2nd CLAY
b ca 1837 GA m WALDEN 6 Catherine b 1839 GA m HEMBNER 7William b ca
8 Nancy b ca 1846 Marolyn Folkner
Searching for WACASTER Decendants. 1. GEORGE I
George and wife Rebecca Rudisll moved to Spring Place, Murray Co. Ga..
in 1837. children WILLIAM HENRY (1839-1914) DAVID BAXTER WACASTER
This family went by the spelling WACASER. GEORGE died in Spring Place
January 11, 1846 and is supposed to be buried in the City Cemetery.
and his family lived in the Vann House I understand that this house is
now been restored and is open to the public. GEORGE'S oldest son,
WASHINGTON WASCASTER, moved back to Lincoln Co., NC by 1850. Would like
more information on all the above and the Vann House. Please respond to
deadchaser+AEA-vistatech.net I have the burial site and more info for
family and will share. Jack
I am researching my ggg-grandfather and related
of Murray Co., Ga. William MAY was born abt. 1823 in Tennessee. He
with his family to Murray Co were on August 10, 1842 he married Nancy
the daughter of Joseph & Elizabeth MEREDITH of N.C. This union
3 children Nathan Lafayette MAY b. August 8, 1843, Joseph MAY b. May
& Elizabeth MAY b. May 1848. Nancy MEREDITH MAY died between
in Murray County. William MAY married again in Murray County on January
26, 1851 to Barbery N. BATES. This union produced 2 offspring Ann MAY
1852, & John MAY b. 1855. By 1860 the family had migrated North a
of counties to Coffee County, Tennessee. I lose William and Barbery MAY
from this point on. I am interested in sharing information with any one
researching any of these lines. Jim
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