Troup County, GA, Posted Queries 006  

Posted Queries - March 1998


RAY posted by Othodell Smith on Sunday, March 1, 1998

Benjamin F. RAY born GA. ca-1805. Was in Troupe Co. in 1840. Children were Nathan C. RAY ca-1827, Benjamin RAY ca-1832, Samatha ca-1834, Fredrick B, RAY ca-1841, Rubin S. RAY ca-1844 and Gideon A. RAY ca-1846. This family moved to Tallapoosa Co. AL in 185 0. Would like to hear from any one looking for RAY in GA. Who was Benjamin F. RAY'S parents? Any info would be appreciated.

BAILEY posted by Beverley Key on Sunday, March 1, 1998

BAILEY: I am searching for anyone with knowledge about Charles C. Bailey's (1790-1865) ancestry and descedants. I have the information from the publications about Heard and Troup Counties. Specifically, I am looking at his son George S. Bailey's line (1819-1878). Anxious to share anything that I have. Thanks!

CUNNINGHAM posted by Jesse G. Cunningham on Monday, March 2, 1998

CUNNINGHAM In the 1860 Georgia Census a Drury CUNNINGHAM is listed as living in a place called "Rough Edge". My GGrandfather was named Drury Cunningham. The first thing I need to know is where is (or was) Rough Edge? Thanks for any help.

COX, TAYLOR posted by Charles Cox on Wednesday, March 4, 1998

I researching the COX family who has roots in Troup and Heard counties. Specifically I am interested in the various Cox members in the Evans Cemetery. Lewis Cox (1799) probably the grandfather of Lewis Cox (b. 1844) I also have an interest in James TAYLOR (buried in Sturkie Cemetery, 1801-1860). In his will he mentions a dau., Harriet Friel, a son, John Taylor, a son Ezekiel Taylor and wife, Mary, and a son, Thomas Taylor all of Troup County. I would like to connection with others who might have information or be researching one of these families.

GRANT, WILKINS posted by Pineneedle on Saturday, March 7, 1998

I am looking for any information on the WILKINS Family. A Grant Wilkins born 1843 at Sunbury, son of Joseph C. Wilkins and Mary E. GRANT Wilkins. Grant lived part of his life in Troup Co. Ga. Did Grant ever marry? To whom?Did he have any children?Did Grant have any siblings? Is there a death date on Grant Wilkins? Thank you very much!!!

LIPHAM posted by JoAnn Cantrell on Saturday, March 7, 1998

LIPHAM, seeking info on John A & Sarah LIPHAM family who resided in Troup co. in 1830-40 and maybe before. Sarah was b. GA ca 1800-1805. Sarah was listed on 1880 census for Heard co. Need death date. John A. LIPHAM b. ca 1790-1800 GA. Believe John A. LIPH AM to be son of Abraham & Mary LIPHAM. Documentation to this would be most helpful. Thanks.

ALLISON posted by Allison Stockley on Saturday, March 7, 1998

My great grandfather was born in 1830. In the 1860 census for Troup County, Mountville District, P. O. at Mountville Ga, he was listed as 30 years old. His name was Alexander ALLISON; his wife was Samantha, age 23. Is there still a Mountville Ga in Troup County? I know some of the descendants ended up in Thomaston. Any information you can give would be appreciated. Don't really know what I'm looking for, as I have never done genealogy before but would like to take a stab at it.

CALAHAN, CALLAHAN posted by Kenneth Whitehead on Sunday, March 8, 1998

CALLAHAN/CALAHAN: W.B.Callahan was editor of West Point Press newspaper in 1890's, then moved to East Point, Georgia.

GAY, POYTHRESS, WARE posted by John M. Poythress on Monday, March 9, 1998

Looking for parents of Joseph POYTHRESS b. 1788 Warren County, GA m. Mary King 1814 Warren County. Moved to Troup County GA ca 1831. Related families: WARE and GAY.

ADAMS, WALKER posted by Amanda on Saturday, March 14, 1998

Jeremiah WALKER married to Sarah ADAMS, no info. Their son Henry Clay Walker was born 9/18/1841 in Troup Co. That is all the information I have. Jeremiah I cannot find even buried, but Henry Clay Walker, my great grandfather is here.

FOSTER, HARPER posted by Michael Shirah on Tuesday, March 17, 1998

William A.[H.?] HARPER 1880 Troup Co. census; wife: Beaulah J., daughter: Theresa.

LINAM, LYNAM posted by Ronald Jaudon "Don" Berry on Friday, March 20, 1998

LYNAM, (Linam), John Wesley,1858-1936, LaGrange, GA+Betty Mulky>Joseph John Linam,Sr.1888-1965 +Eula Irene Collins>Joseph John Lynam, Jr.1919- 1988,+Charlotte Bunting>Diane Lynam Podany. Diane Lynam Podany’s great grandfather, John Wesley Lynam had two si blings, twins Adolphus and George Washington Lynam called “Tony”. Uncle Tony insisted the name be spelled “Linam”; he was a policeman in Atlanta, retired in 193l,and had a street named after him-Linam Ave.

COLLINS posted by Ann Flowers on Saturday, March 21, 1998

Seeking information on H.W. COLLINS (1/29/1833-6/29/1893) married to Loraine E. ? (b.8/3/1833-1/29/1918). They moved to Upshur Co., TX in 1855 and later to Coleman, TX. Both are buried there. A son, Littleton E. COLLINS was born in La Grange, Troup Co., G A on 2/11/1855. Some other children of H. W. and Loraine E. were H. W., Jr. and Edna.

DRAWDY posted by Walt Murphy on Sunday, March 22, 1998

James DRAWDY as a soldier drew land in the 1827 Lottery in Troup Co., Bryans District, Number 204, Dist. 2. Is it possible to tell if he claimed it? He was born in 1793 and the only other mention found of him is in 1850 in Wayne Co. Was he first in Troup County? Any help appreciated and reciprocated.

ARRINGTON, BAILEY, EAST, HUCKEBA, SIMS posted by Brenda Sims on Wednesday, March 25, 1998

I am new to family research. I am trying to find information on my dad's family, J. L. Huckeba, his father was Harison Stewart Huckeba and this is as far back as I can go. Also mom's dad was A. P. Arrington, this is as far as I can go.

BASS, HARDY, JONES posted by Dorothy Fernandez on Tuesday, March 31, 1998

Ella JONES , that is all i know about her. I would like to know who her parents were and where they came from. She was married to Wiley Mitchell HARDY. His parents were James Calvin HARDY married to Mary A BASS. I do know that Ella was born March 23, 1871 in Troup Co., GA.

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