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QUERIES ADDED SEPTEMBER 2001 - 2006
I am seeking information on the "RAINS" family. Elias STROWDER
married Mary Jane COMPTON in Murray County Ga. on July 29, 1856. I
they possibly moved to Whitfield County Ga.later. Any information will
be appreciated. Thank you for any help.
I am searching for information on my grandmother, Florence Jane KEITH,
b. 1/10/1885 in Eton, Murray County, GA. She was the second wife of my
grandfather, Abraham Lincoln CHADWICK, b. between 1861 and 1866
in NC. Florence died in Waco, McLennan County, TX on 10/13/1990. Her
brother, Bobby, was still living in GA in 1990, but I have no other
information on her family. Does anyone know her parents names or any
of her siblings? I was she had several sisters, May, Ida and Ada
and Jenny. Any help will will be greatly appreciated.
for Arty MULLINS who ran off from Lawrence co KY with William PRINCE
Rachel Prince's divorce request) to Murray Co sometime after 1835 &
was found with him & their children in 1850 census of Murray as
Prince 38 yrs although she should have been much older by previous
Especially looking for connections with her Mullins relatives, if any,
and where she died. She is my gggg-grmo. through her son Marshall b.
in KY. Also would like to find evidence of identity of her parents.
for any clues/info.
Need information on John and Margaret WILLIAMS who had a son named J.R.
WILLIAMS that was born May 26, 1856 in Murray Co. This is my great,
grandfather and grandmother. Looking for any info or relatives.
Brian C. I
am looking for info on RUBEN COOPER (perhaps Reuben) b. 27 NOV
21 JUN 1893. He just seems to have appeared out of nowhere. His wife
Nancy Green, they married in NOV 1878, most certainly in Murray CO,
Ruben lived and died.
I am seeking information on the Kennedy "Canida" Bagwell Family.
The family appears on the 1870 Murray County Census. His wife doesn't
on this census, but the 9 children do. I have speculated that maybe she
died 1866 at the birth of their last child.> The entire family
on the 1860 Floyd County Census. Any help you can give me would be
appreciated, birth or death records or burial locations. Thank you so
Jim Peck My
grandfather was Washington Weems (sp?) PECK. He was the son of Elliott
Peck of McMinn County, TN, and grandson of Adam Peck of Mossy Creek,
(now known as Jefferson City, Tennessee). W.W. was married to Dialthea
Rodgers WILSON on February 22, 1854 in McMinn County, TN. Apparently,
shortly after his marriage he moved to Murray County, Georgia. His
Nancy Campbell Peck moved there in December, 1854. My
James E. Peck, was born in Murray County, near Springplace, on
8, 1855. His twin brothers, Albert and Elbert were born on August 30,
here also. It is said that W.W. moved his family, including his mother,
to Morgan County, Alabama in the fall of 1860. Our family has lived
ever since. We know nothing about the family's time in Georgia. We
know why they moved there or why they left. Please contact me with any
further information. Thank you.
I am researching Ruffin GINN. I think he is the father of my James B.
but will need a will or some other document to prove it. He and his
were in Murry County GA in 1850. By 1860, his wife Elizabeth is living
in Gordon County GA with daughter Elizabeth who married James W. TATE.
I am thinking that Ruffin possibly died in Murray County. Any help
are trying to research the William WILLIAMSON family. His daughter,
was my great grand father's mother. I find my great grandfather, Thomas
MAXWELL, age 4, and Sara Maxwell, age 31, living with the Williamsons,
Thomas Maxwell's grandparents in the 1870 Murray Co., Ga. census. We
no idea what the husbands name is besides the last name being Maxwell.
Looking for information on Civil War Records. In Civil War Service
in Ancestry.Com, my g-g-g-grandfather, Champion KITTLE is listed with
Athen's Company, Murray Calvary, GA, Confederate. Have not seen any
indicating a company by this name. Any information would be
My cousin seems to think it might have been the 62nd? and that he
with Capt. John Beck.
I am trying to find the name of the Murray County's newspaper. I would
like to be able to get in touch with someone at the Cool Spring Baptist
church, I think my greatgreatgrandmother Roda KING is buried at the
My Great Grandftaher, Columbus Martin HALL and my Great Grandmother,
PARK or Parks, lived in Polk County, TN., but were married in Tennga,
County, Georgia. I think they were married on Dec. 29, 1875. I am
to find any information I can on there parents and siblings. I also
they are buried in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Polk County, TN.
Any help or information you can provide would be greatly appreciated.
Lanita M. I am
searching for more info on John and Mary MADDOX, found in the 1850
Co. Census on p250. John is 70 yrs of age, wife, Mary, is 55. Children
in the home include: Lorenzo [age 23]; John [age 19]; Hardage [age 16];
Laome [age 11]; and James [age 12]. Trying to find out if this couple
a daughter, Jemima, who was married by 1850, and in their own home in
as noted in the 1850 Murray Co. Census. Jemima is about 25 or 26. Any
Ann Carter Burnette
I am looking for WILLIAM JASPER CARTER born 1882 in Murray County, Ga.
Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
Nancy Holland Marble
Seeking information regarding Susan RUSSELL and son Hugh as found in
1870 census of Murray County, Ga. at Spring Place. In household are
born 1823/25 S.C. with son Hugh born 1853/55 also, niece Sarah PATRICK.
Susan's husband was Joseph as listed 1860 census of Whitfield County.
she the Susan Ann Russell who married David JOHNSON 21 June 1874 in
I am still looking for information about James W. HALE. I believe his
name was also James W. Hale . I know his mothers name was Emmaline
. They had at least 2 other children. Marcus Milburn Hale (my
and Nellie Hale who married John Riordon. They had no children. James
Hale the sons' wife's name was Key her given name I don't know her
name.They should show up in a census around 1870, 1880 ,1890 of Murray
Co. or possibly Gilmer or Fannin Co. He was in Oklahoma practicing law
in 1908-1911 because I have letters he sent his mother in Doogan
on letterheads from the law firm of R.P. White & Jas. W. Hale and
the firm of T.B. Lunsford & J.W.Hale. I can't find out what
to him after that. I do not know his birth date but believe it to be
1878. I would appreciate any help. Thank you!
for information on my gg-grandparents, George W. WAGGONER and Emeline
They were married 10 Oct 1850 at the home of Emeline's parents, Adam
and Nancy FOUTS ROWLAND, Murray County, GA. My g-grandfather, Peter,
born there but the family moved to McMinn Co., TN by 1853 where their
child, Sarah, was born. George's mother, Elizabeth, had moved to Gordon
Co., GA by the 1860 census.
I am looking for my gggrandmother Caroline Beavers STAFFORD, or her
James Stafford. They lived in Murray County Georgia during the 1800
If anyone with any information please let me know.
My husband (Bryan Ensley) is looking for information on his grandmother
Ruby Louise ELROD ENSLEY and her husband Thomas Bryan ENSLEY. Ruby,
10/8/1911 and died 12/24/1996. Thomas, d.o.b. 8/26/1909 and died
They lived in Chatsworth, Georgia, Murray County. They had five
Boris Gene (Bryan's father), Lowell, Harlan, Vernon, and another child
who died as an infant. [Note: the person who placed this query
does not have a current address. Do you know what it might be?]
in any YEARWOODs in Murray--Samuel--Barton--William I know William
Yearwood came from Georgia and noticed a Barton Yearwood shows up on
Census 1850--Barton in Murray County, GA-Samuel Barton was William's
William, was born 1800--of course Barton had to be a father or brother
Joan Griffin Rusk.
I am researching my husband, Norman's family in Oregon County,
His mother was Orpha Leota LEWIS, supposedly part Cherokee. His
was Hayden Lewis, his greatgrandmother was Eliza Huddleston Lewis.
Lewis married Katherine Gertrude DANIELS or McDANIELS. Her mother was
or Virginia SHERRILL maried to a Ruben Daniels. They were from
and Kentucky. (When I give you a choice of names it is because the name
occurs one way on a death certificate and one way on a marriage license
or because the given name changes from one census to the other, but all
the rest of the data remains the same.) I think it was possible that
or many of these families were originally from Murray County, Georgia.
Nancy Holland Marble
Murray County, Georgia Marriages: W.A. GLASS to Mary A. HOLLAND 24 Nov
1881 Book V, page 272. Seeking information regarding this couple. Which
HOLLAND line does Mary A. belong to?
Worley b 1823 and buried in Ramsey cem, Murray co Georgia and children.
Any information appreciated.
Sandra I'd like
find information on the Dogwood Cemetery. It supposedly overlaps two
one of which is Murray County, GA. I'm also looking for John Bates who
had property in Murray County when he died between 1860-65.
for the parents of Brittian Lindsey Green, born about 1815/1818 NC
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. Colonel Hopson
BOYD (b: 12 Apr 1812, d: ca 23 Jul 1880) married Martha (Patsy)
ca: 1835. It appears their children were: Josiah G. (md Mary A.
James Barnett (b:1 Dec 1836, d:12 Jan 1916) (md: 1. Malinda Montgomery
and 2. Mary A. Payne), Wiley M. (md: Fannie Chapman), Sterling A.,
Sarah (md: John Eubanks & then Reuben Pierce), Jaroyal Kinsey,
Malinda (md: John Elrod), William H., Harriett Emeline (md: Richard
Mary A (md: Joseph Barnes), Amanda (md: Washington Head), Abner Graves
(md: Josephine McRee). James Barnett Boyd was my direct relative and
children by Malinda Montgomey (b:ca 1841, d: bfr 1866) were: Mary Jane
(b: ca 1858, d: before 1917?) (md: Littlefield & later Mooney),
Thomas (b: ca Aug 1859, d:?) (md: Margaret Baker), and James John A.
(b: ca 1862, d: bfr Jan 1917). BOYD: Seeking descendants of Barnett
son of (James?) John A. Boyd (b: ca 1862, d: bfr 1916). John A. Boyd
the son of James Barnett Boyd (b:1 De 1836, d: 12 Jan 1916) and Malinda
Montgomery. Barnette Boyd at some period of time lived in Tennessee. In
January 1916 he signed paperwork pertaining to the settlement of his
(James Barnett Boyd) will stating he was in Oconee County, GA . Any
information on the families of Wiley NICHOLS and William RUSSELL who
GOSNELL/GOSLIN sisters and moved to Murray County sometime after 1842.
Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Emma J. Hall
I am interested in info concerning John NICHOLSON who lived in that
and married Martha Malinda BERRY there in the 1840s. The moved from
to Missouri about 1850. Also interested in her parents, Hiram and Sarah
BERRY. He applied for land grant in lottery, died and the land was
to his widow, Sarah, and her children.
Mike Wilson I am
for information on Edward WILSON, born 1827 in N. Carolina. I have
he lived in Murray County Georgia before and during the Civil War. His
wife was Elizabeth Burlinson. They had several children. The boys names
were John, William, George and Issac. Edward was supposedly a
veteran. The family abandoned the farm while he was away fighting in
war. They were possibly running from Sherman's army. The family moved
Texas at some point after the war. Some records indicate Edward's
was William Wilson. Any information available about the family and
life in Georgia would be very much appreciated. I can provide more
about Edward's decendants if needed.
R. E. Olesen I am
interested in the names of John PHILLIPS and the Civil War units that
John Phillips joined from Murray County and Whitfield County. I
there was an under age John Phillips that joined and he may have been
g-grandfather. His fathers name was also John Phillips and they lived
Murray County in the 1860's. If they have a middle initial please
I am looking for census info for "JOLLEY" in the 1910 census
for Murray County. Preferably the name William Jolley. I would greatly
appreciate your help.
for information on the SEYMOUR family who lived in the Shumach
area of MURRAY COUNTY from around 1840 until approximately 1890. My
grandfather was Thomas Marion Seymour whose children were Tommy, John,
Luther, Frank, Margaret, Wes, Sam and William, all of whom were born
1860 and 1885. Thomas was married to Frances HAMPTON. Info I have is
fought in the Civil War, John was a Principal/Teacher all over
Georgia, Sam was a lawyer in Chattanooga, William was also an attorney
and supposedly a legislator from either Murray or Whitfield, and
married Sam VARNELL of Varnell, Georgia. Any info would be appreciated.
am still looking for information on Joseph Rufus WILLIAMS, born 1856 in
Murray Co. GA to John and Margaret Williams...any info would be greatly
Looking for any info on ROBERTSON and or SHELTON families. Robert Young
Robertson married Sarah Elizabeth Shelton in 1855 Murray County Ga.
to locate his parents. Hoping other Robertson families in Murray Co Ga
can help place him somewhere. Thanks very much.
for the parents of Susan HOLLAND, Jacob & Esther, who married
RUSSELL in 1847 in Murray Co, Ga.
We are looking for the SMITH family headed by Taylor Smith (wife Essie
or Ellie), who had several children, their son L. Raymond or just
and, most especially, Lethia (or Alethia) Smith who may have been a
but was most certainly living with them in Shuck Pen Township in 1930
she has been counted in the census.
Researching the CHABLE family of Alaculsey Valley. Descendants of
Alphonso Chable (1829-1906) and Sara Caroline Baxter (1848-1865). My
Rosine Chable McDougall (1891-1920) is buried in the family cemetery.
to contact living family members.
I am looking for information on my 3rd great-grandfather Asa LAMB. he
born in North Carolina or Georgia. He married Isabel BRISEN in 1841 in
Murray County, Georgia. My great-great grandfather Christopher Columbus
Lamb was born in Gordon County in 1843. Asa may have been married prior
to marrying Lsabel--her name was Sarah Jackson they were marrried in
County in 1839. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Robert A. Groves.
I am looking for information on the following BARKSDALEs: George b. 18
Dec 1877; Lilly b. 16 Feb 1880. They had a younger sibling, Virgil b. 3
August 1893. He was my grandfather and was born in Murray County. Their
parents were James C. Barksdale and Mary E. George Leonard. Any
that you could supply would be appreciated.
Janice. I am
searching for information on MICHAEL LOWERY b.approx 1863 in tn..His
William Franklin, George Harrison, John Paul,and Maggie moved to Spring
Place, Murray Co. Ga. Who was Michael related to?
Looking for the location of the Sumach Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery
in Murray County, Georgia. I have some PETTY ancesters buried there.
LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON ARVIE WILLIAMS. HE WAS MY GRANDFATHER AND I
DON'T HAVE ANY INFORMATION HARDLY ON HIS ANCESTRY. I KNOW HE MARRIED
BELLE THOMASON AND THAT HIS FATHER'S NAME WAS FRANK AND HIS MOTHER WAS
IDA . ANY INFORMATION WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.
I would greatly appreciate the 1860 Murray County Census information
the household of Caleb and Elizabeth HOLLAND. They were both originally
from Anderson County, SC. Elizabeth's mother, Sarah COX, should have
living in the household at the time. I am descended from Sarah Cox, so
I am particularly interested in any details about Sarah or Elizabeth. I
am especially interested in Sarah Cox's place of birth. Thanks for your
Jayme Berry. I
have a specific question: I find a James and Caroline McELRATH in
County in 1850, 60, and 70. They have a son named John B. in 1850, one
year old. My ancestor was named Byrd McElrath. We can find no trace of
him before 1880 in Arkansas. I was thinking perhaps this John B.
is him. Byrd was born in either 1849 or 1850. I would really like to
out if John B. is our Byrd. If anyone is researching this family,
send me an e-mail. Thanks!
information about Jordan/Jorden GOODIN, B about 1803 in S C , Moved to
Murray County about 1832, Wife was Jane ? Had eight children, 3 girls
5 boys. Looking for information about parents of Jordan Goodin.
Connie L. Ganz.
SARVIS. John and Laura Sarvis and their sons, George and Paul Sarvis,
in Cisco, Georgia, in the early 1900s. They owned and operated the
City Lumber Company in Cisco. The family was originally from Sherwood,
Ohio, and John and Laura returned there and are buried there. Paul
married Daisy Sarvis. They retired/died in Fort Meyers, Florida. George
married Bessie. They retired/died in Sylacauga, Georgia. Seeking living
descendants. I am descended through John and Laura Sarvis' daughter
On September 30, 1914, Nelle Sarvis married Benjamin Talmage Watkins in
Cisco. They lived at a railstop, Byrd, Georgia, where their twin sons,
Harry and Harold were born June 19, 1915.
I am looking for the marriage date of Thomas COUCH and Saline GREEN. He
was born SC 1845 she was born NC 1840. They married Murray County
GA. I would like information on their parents.
I have a copy of a Civil War map of Dalton and the outside area listing
names of the farms. I am coming to Murray County in June  and I
looked in the land records here in Salt Lake City at the LDS Family
Library and did find my SUTTLES listed as owning land. The Suttles name
is marked on a farm to the northeast of Dalton any hints as to how to
the farm? They are listed on the 1860 Murray County Census at the Fancy
Hill Post Office.
Beverly R. Cole.
Am seeking information on the Lebel family who lived in Whitfield Co.,
GA in the 1860s, 1870s &1880's. The father, Charles Lebel,
at sea in 1860 and wife Victoria and two sons Andrew and Charles farmed
in Cove City, Whitfield County, GA. Andrew married Loretta/Lauretta
who was born in Murray County in 1850. Andrew and Loretta moved to
in 1894. I am still seeking information on Victoria and her second son,
Charles, who married Georgia Adams and had at least three daughters.
information on these people will be greatly welcomed.
Looking for info on John BLACK married (1st) Malinda, children William
R./Robert/Martha/John;(2nd) wife Mahalla PHILLIPS, children
Also info on William R. Black (possible 1st wife Mary) 2nd wife Eliza
These families in there later years lived and died in Murray Co. or
They came from NC and TN.
BURGER/BURKETT. We are searching for any information linking Abraham
and wife Dorcus (YORK) listed in 1850 and 1860 census in Murray County,
Georgia to the Henry K. Burkett Listed with mother Dorcus listed in
County, Tennessee 1880 census. Known Siblings to be Jasper P.
Mary A. (Burkett) Turner, Joseph/Josiah Burkett, and Lucy Burkett
Married). We would like to confirm these persons as one family to
our genealogy search into the Burkett family. Thank you.
I am looking for information on SATSA VANN, who I believe, was born in
Spring Place, Georgia. Thanks so much.
seeking information on Nancy WILLIAMS (married to Tom Jonathan
who died in a structure fire (Doctor's Office) in Murray County, GA,
1958. Supposedly, some children were in the fire as well. Am seeking
information on her, her husband and/or an obituary or newspaper article
on the fire. Thanks in advance. [Note: this address has become
Sue Berry Klausch.
I am looking for a town called Shumach and Pleasent Valey. Which might
be renamed. My relatives The BERRY Family where buried by the Cherokee
Indians near a mountain called Cahutta Mountain. Their is a Berry
by a church called Shumach Church. Can someone help? Thank you.
I'm looking for information on a George Baird and Bessie Lee McCollum
George Baird was born in Tennessee, and Bessie was born in Kentucky.
came to Crandall, Murray county around 1913. Bessie gave birth to my
Cleon Kemp Baird, 19 July 1913.
As far as we can tell, they all lived in or around Crandall until
when George Baird disappeared. We don't know if he just deserted the
or if he met with foul play. I have been unable to find any sign of him
after 1916. Bessie then supposedly got an annullment and remarried a
named Charles William Kiker, Sr., in 1917. I'd like to find any birth,
death, marriage, annullment, property, etc. records on any of these
George Baird, Bessie Lee McCollum Baird Kiker, Cleon Kemp Baird, or
William Kiker, Sr.
Bessie's brother James Luther McCollum lived in Dalton GA and is
there. Thanks so much for any help.
Sarah J. Kelly.
I am researching background of Sarah & Ralph SMITH, Nancy SMITH
husband James W. HALL who lived in Murray County 1840-1850. Ralph SMITH
and James HALL both natives of SC. Ralph was a cooper. They all lived
same household in 1850. Left Murray County for Ashville, St. Clair
for any information on a JOHN and JAMES MCCLURE who lived in Murray Co.
in the 1850-1860. Also they had other siblings lliving in the same
or in Lumpkin Co. Ga. Their father was a JESSE MCCLURE and mother was
on Willis YOUNGBLOOD who drew land lot #80,10th District, 3rd Section
Murray County Georgia in 1832 in the Georgia Cherokee Land Lottery.
as to the area or general areas this is located. Church and Cemeteries
in the area where family members may be buried.
I am searching for a family found on the 1850 Murray Co., GA. cencus.
is the family of Pleasent E. BARBER with his wife Martha A._________.
and his family removed from Murray County, and into Jackson County, AL,
sometime after that. It is conjectured that Martha A BARBER was Martha
Ann Monroe before her marriage to Pleasent. I have researched some
County marriages on the internet, but alas I have not found this
Pleasent E BARBER was born in Carroll County (?) GA in 1814 As I
it the portion of GA that is Carroll County was Indian Terr. in 1850.
Sondra (Adams) Cline.
Searching for information on George H. and C. J. HESTER. May have lived
in Murray, Whitfield, Gilmer or Gordon Counties, GA in late 1800's or
1900's. Found old receipts and promisary notes for each name dated from
1896 to 1905 in my grandmother's (Mary Elizabeth (Carroll) Adams) trunk
and am trying to find Hester connection to her. She married my
Wilburn C. ADAMS, Sr. around 1907 and lived in Chatsworth. While
the LDS church records for my grandfather, she is shown as Mary
Hester and on another page, she is shown as Mary Elizabeth CARROLL. Any
help would be appreciated. Thanks.
Chris Christian. I am looking
for any descendants of William and Rutha/Ruth (PARKS) RENFROE of Murray
Co., Ga. They married in Whitfield Co., Ga. on Sept.
20, 1866. Rutha Parks was the daughter of Benjamin Lawson
and Clarissa J. (RALSTON) Parks. Ruth and William had
the following children in the 1880
Census: Jas. 13, (James?), Lizzie 10, (Elizabeth?), Gertrude 7, &
Fannie (Frinces?). There was also listed a Thomas
Renfroe, 20 with wife Isabell. Rutha was a younger sister to my great
grandfather Lewis/Louis Jefferson Parks. I have information
on the Parks and Ralston lines.
Martha Mealer Smith. My
gg-grandfather was Samuel C. WOODY. He was in Murray County in
1850, back in Cass in 1860, back in Murray 1870 and back in Bartow in
1880. After that I have lost. His wife was Hannah? I
cannot find their marriage license. Samuel said on the census he
was born in N. C. All of his 15 children stayed in the Bartow and
lower Tn. areas. Everyone one I can find to talk to,
grandchildren, know nothing. I guess nobody ever wanted to
know. Can you help?
Nancy Blackburn. Seeking
information on Sherley BLACKBURN male, age 15 , listed in 1850 Murray
Co census in household of John and Susan KUHN..John and Susan KUHN also
raised Henry Newton HOLLIS who married Lucy HOLLAND, half sister of
Penelope HOLLAND who married (Milton) Sherley BLACKBURN...Would
appreciate any information...Thank you.
Kathy Edwards. I am looking
for Asberry E EDWARDS b SC 1822 who lived in Murray Co., GA before 1850
to about 1860. His wife was Sarah. He has Easley or Eadey
living with him who was b.SC 1781, possibly mother in law. Also
brother Edward H EDWARDS was listed b SC 1818 who owned a tavern.
Elizabeth Edwards listed B SC 1796 who may be their mother??
Asberry and Fam. moved to Jackson Co., AL in early 1853 and he died in
Civil War I think. Possibly
their dad was Abel and granddad was Henry who Md Ann Easley. Just a
guess cause there was an Easley or Eadey living with them in
1850. Any info.
Davis. I'm researching the DAVIS Family in Murray County.
This is an African American family that moved from Gordon County GA to
your county. My Great, great, great grandparents were Gilbert and
Sarah Davis. Their grandson was Will Davis. He later
married a woman named Caroline and they also lived in Murray
County. The oldest son moved to Arkansas and started a family
thus the Arkansas Davis Family. We have lost contact with anyone
from Georgia since all of our elders have passed away. We are
planning a reunion and would like to contact our cousins in GA.
The only information we have is what on the census and some verbal
history. I have written a narrative and will email it if
requested. I'm looking for any African American families with the
last name Davis in your town, the name of your local African American
funeral homes, cemeteries, churches, etc. Also any other
information you think might aid me in my search. Thanking you in
advance for your assistance.
DIANE GARONZIK: I am the
gggrandaugter of Edward WILSON born July 20, 1827 in North Carolina,
died, July 1923, m Elizabeth BURLINSON about 1853.
Elizabeth was born in Feb 1828 in North Carolina and died 1913.
It is believed he lived in Murray County Georgia before and perhaps
during the Civil War. One of their children was my g
grandmother Susan Elmyra , b Feb 24, 1952, in Whitfield or Murray
County, Georgia. I am looking for information on ancestors of this
family. Mike WILSON said he had information about Edward's
decendants. Would like to communicate with him.
I was reading through my TURNER notebook tonight and came across an old
print out from Vital Records Index - North America. Do you know
who he is..........with which family he connects?
Turner, Wade H.
Sarah A. Jay
23 Dec 1856
I have had a merry adventure with the Wade Hampton Turners in my line
and now, here is another. I would like to know more about him if
any of you are familiar with him. Thanks so much.
Jewel Kiser: I would like
information on Elizabeth Couch m. Thomas Elrod July 8 1847 Murray
County--they had 13 children and lived in the Ballground District of
Murray County. The information I have found says she was born in
Murray County 1828. I need to know who her parents are. I found where
it said her parents
might have been William and Catherine Couch, But Catherine would be
wrong for her mother, for he married Catherine much later. She is
buried at the Ballground Cemetary now know as Mt Herman. I found Thomas
Elrod buried there and there are 4 unmarked graves under his name so I
beleive one of them is her and
another one of them is their daughter Mary that was born 1850 and died
as a young child in the 1860's. Any information will be greatly
appreciated. I am a
Couch descendent of James and Martha (Osborne) Couch who also lived in
Murray County. I have their childrens names. He supposedly died there
between the 1850 Census and the 1860 Census. He was in the 1850 Census
but not the 1860 census only her and children. He was a Blacksmith.
Nancy Hopkins. Looking
for info on Ralph JACKSON (b-1839) and Martha ROLLINS (b-1843) married
in Murray Co in 1860. Ralph Jackson served in Civil War. Both
Jackson and Rollins are in the Fed 1850 Census out of Dist 824, Murray
Co., out of households of LB Jackson and Calvin Rollins.
Looking for info regarding my 3rd G Grandfather and Grandmother's
parents, Abram or Abraham M. HEAD, b. abt. 1810, Whitfield, Troup,
GA and his wife Susannah b. abt. 1815 in Whitfield, Troup,
GA. My 2nd G Grandfather was their son Jeremiah Head who married
Susan Elizabeth (GREEN) 11/29/1855 in Murray Co., GA. I would
greatly appreciate any info regarding them.
I am still trying to find Roda Adeline RAMEY and James William
KING's parents. Roda married James William King, they are
listed in the 1860 census in Gilmer County, Georgia. In the 1850 census
there is a Roda Ramey with Isaac Ramey and Elizabeth, and James W. King
is listed with Isaac King and Catherine, I am hoping that these people
are Roda's parents and James's parents. Roda and James were my
greatgreatgrandparents. In the 1880 census they are listed in Polk
County, Tennessee. I found a Roda King who is buried in Cools Springs
Cemetery, Murray County, Georgia.
George Proctor. I'm
looking for information on my grandfather, Ansel RICE. He was
married to Nancy or Mary Melviney SHIELDS and lived in Murray County
until after the war when he went west, to Kansas. I'm also
looking for my great-great grandfather. His name was BRIDGEMAN,
and his first name may have been Frederick. He married one of
Grandpa Rice's daughters after the war. Any information you can
give me will help.
Carolyn Cox. Does
anyone have info on the Jacob & Adaline COX family I found on the
1850 Murray Co census? They have a son John 4/12 who I think
might be an ancestor of my husband. I think the widow Sarah COX,
50, on the same census page might be Jacob's mother. I cannot
find these folks in 1860.
There was a MAUDIE BELL THOMASON whose mother
was IDA VIRGINIA JONES SIMMIONS the second wife of
George Washington THOMASON. She had four children two still
living in Murray county. Sosebee is one of their married
names. Hope this helps--I am looking for the burial place
Kim Westover. I am looking
for the names, birthplaces of my great grandfather's parents. My great
grandfather's name was Robert Colial GRIFFEE. He was born on 13 Sept.
1887 in Spring Place GA. He, at some point, moved to Security TX. He
was living in Milam TX in 1920 and Polk TX in 1930. He was living
in Medford OR when he died in 1957. Unfortunately, that is all I know
about him. Thank you for any help you can give.
[email protected] I am
searching for Elizabeth CARTER b.1850. She lived with her father
and ran away in 1863 to marry a Union Soldier. I have not been
able to find any information about her parents. An Aunt thought
she was part of Farish Carter's family and I found his son James
Farish Carter and wife Mary had a baby in 1850 by the name of
Mary....we are wondering if this could be Mary Elizabeth. She
went to live with her mothers parents in Tn. Any info would be
Begley. I'm searching for any information on a (gggranfather) James Carnes,
who married Sarah Rice sometime during or right after the Civil War. I
know they had 4 boys Shem Missouri
Carnes, Simon Peter Carnes, Joseph, and John. I also know that we found
Sarah Rice in a boarding house in Murray County Georgia, during the
Civil War at age 17. I believe they were from Murray County Georgia and
moved to Chatooga and Walker counties later on as they raised their
family. Any information I'd be grateful. Thank you.
James Holcomb. Savilla
HOLCOMB, dau. of Joseph and Elizabeth WIDENER Holcomb was born on Nov.
22, 1840 in Murray County, Georgia. She Married Montrille
PRICHETT on January 16, 1881. Further information on this family
has not been found by me. Her Father Joseph was the Son of Samuel and
Martha Boling Holcomb.The 1860 Census in Murray County list her as
Survilla Holcomb. Any help will be deeply appreciated. She was my
My great grandfather, Jesse Greenberry VANN was born in Georgia, most
likely in Murray county. He lived out his life in Apison,
Tennessee and lies buried in Antioch Baptist Cemetery, 2-3 miles South
of Apison, and therefore, I think, in Georgia. Do you know who
his parents were?
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