Troup County, GA, Posted Queries  

Posted Queries - September 1996 - January 1997


BARNES posted by Barnes on Saturday, September 14, 1996

Researching three large BARNES families: William P. BARNES (c1805NC) and family living in Carroll Co. c1838-1870+, known children-- James, Mary, Robert S., Lovick, and William H.; Jethro H. BARNES (c1812 NC/GA) and family living in Carroll Co. c1860-1880+, known children-- Martha, Thomas W., Joseph M., Lovick P., Samuel J., John B., and Mary F; Unknown BARNES, probably brother of William and Jethro, born c1810, orphaned children living in Carroll Co in 1870-1880+, known children-- Thomas C., James T, Jesse M, Enos W, Harrison A, Eliza, Franklin, Sarah, and Corrintha. Families also living in 1850 Coweta and 1890 Troup. Much information! Need more! Rhonda Hawkins,

BETTERTON posted by Betterton on Wednesday, October 23, 1996

BETTERTON: I am researching a branch of the BETTERTON family who lived in Fayette County, Georgia from about 1840-1870. Other members of this family spread out into Fulton, Clayton, Troup, and other Georgia Counties in the area. Any information about this family would really be appreciated. I am particularly interested in locating the burial site and fixing the death date of my 3rd Great Grandfather, Thomas Betterton (Circa 1750-Circa 1843) who lived in Clayton County, near Jonesboro. Please send all information to: Jerry Warren Betterton, [email protected]

PATTERSON posted by Patterson on Saturday, November 2, 1996

I am looking for information on my gggrandfather E.J.PATTERSON. I think that he came form NC in the early 1800 and married Martha Glover in Heard county. Any help on linking him to NC would be greatly appreciated. Will also share information on what I have on the Pattersons so far. also have information on Wright and Spikes of Troup County. Thanks Bob Wright,

MORGAN posted by Pat Gaither on Saturday, November 16, 1996

I am looking for information on John Alexander MORGAN. I believe he was born in Troup Co.--b.June 30,1854. I would like to know place of birth, date of marriage and place. Also his parents and siblings. Thank you for your help. Alice Wingo Byrd,

SCOGGAN, SCOGGIN, SCOGGINS, SCROGGINS posted by Scoggins (Scoggin, Scoggan, Scroggi on Saturday, November 16, 1996

SCOGGINS, SCOGGIN, SCOGGAN, SCROGGINS Seeking information on Gilliam SCOGGINS and his wife Orphy/ Orsley, who appear in the 1850 and 1860 census of Carroll County. Believe him to be the same Gilliam Scoggins that appears in the 1830 and 1840 census of Tro up County and the 1820 census of Jasper County. Have information on daughter, Elizabeth and her descendants. Would like information on ancestors of Gilliam and his wife, and on descendants of other children. Believe that Gilliam and wife are buried somewh ere in Carroll County. W. Robert Mixon.

BROWN posted by Brown on Monday, November 25, 1996

I am looking for information about my grandmother`s parents and grand parents. My grandmother`s name was Selina Lela BROWN b.Feb 29,1872. I do not know her parents or grandparents names. I believe she was born in Heard county, or possibly Troup Co., but a m not sure . Any information that you could give me would be greatly appreciated. Thank you, Alice Wingo Byrd.

COMPTON, MADDOX, SNEAD, SNEED, SNEED-SNEAD, W HITE posted by Maddox -- Sneed(Snead) -- Whit on Monday, November 25, 1996

I am trying to locate information on my great-grandfather and great-grandmother. James McDonough MADDOX was born in 1843 in Troup Co, GA. Parents were Edward and Mary Ann COMPTON Maddox. His wife, Ada Frances WHITE, was born there in 1849. Her parents wer e Richard White and Sarah SNEED (SNEAD). I have been trying for years to find any information on them other than their names. Don't know where in Troup Co, they were born. Have lots of MADDOX info, but nothing other than names on the WHITE/SNEED-SNEAD. Wo uld you have access to anything that might help? Thanking you in advance for any help, it is really appreciated.

CASH, YOUNG posted by Cash on Wednesday, December 4, 1996

Have a letter written by my greatgrandmother that says my greatgrandfather visited Lagrange in the late 1890s for health reasons. I do not know where he was from except that he lived in Austell Georgia in the late 1890s. Thinking possible he was from Lagr ange. Name : Daniel W. CASH Wife : Mary YOUNG Cash. Thanks, Ron.

CRENSHAW posted by Crenshaw on Friday, December 20, 1996

I have traced my ancestors back to General and Fannie CRENSHAW through 1900 census. General Crenshaw was born in 1860 and Fannie in 1868. Would like to find out if anyone can take me back past them. Your help will be appreciated since I have been stimied. Thanks. Leland Crenshaw.

HASTY, HILL posted by Wayne Hill on Friday, January 31, 1997

Looking for info on family of James HILL, who drew land in Meriwether Co in 1827 lottery. From 1827-1848 he lived first in Meriwether, then Troup then Harris counties but all were within a few miles of each other, near Pine Mtn. Left for Miss. in 1848 with some of his children but I believe some stayed in GA. His wife was Nancy HASTY. They came from Wayne Co NC in the mid-1820's to Jones Co GA before drawing land. The children whose names I know that went to MS were Augustus, Robert, Pleasant and Elizabeth. Mother-in-law lived with them named Jemima HILL HASTY.

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