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Seeking information on family of Samuel Wilson MCCORMICK died Denton 1880/1 after less than a year's residence, coming from Saltville, Smythe VA. Is he related to any of the other Denton McCormicks. Help I am his ggrand daughter Hjk Wilson P. O. Box 1205 Rowlett TX 75030-1205

Peggy Gann Monday, September 9, 1996

I am searching for information on the BLAGG family. My earliest is information is on John BLAGG in North Carolina. Josephus in Arkansas. James Thomas born in Arkansas and killed in Denton, Texas, in 1905.

Sharon K. Jung Tuesday, September 24, 1996

I am looking for any info on my great grandfather John Milton THOMAS, he married Lucinda Fairbelle BRADY on Dec. 31, 1884. They lived in Grayson County. He died in 1899 at age of abt. 38 yrs. old. He may have lived in Fannin County before Grayson. Any info will be very appreciated the THOMAS or BRADY family.

Vicki Land Monday, September 30, 1996

Searching for information on Rosa Elnora RILEY born Aug 15, 1875 in Denton Co. TX and died approx. 1958 in Denton Co. TX. Married Dr.Charles Woodson William GOTCHER on October 24, 1894. Had 9 children with him. If you are looking for the same family please contact me.

James Travelstead on Wednesday, October 2, 1996

I am looking for any information on Mr North TRAVELSTEAD b. 23 Feb 1916 d. Apr 1987 in or around Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas

William B Sheets on Thursday, October 3, 1996

I am trying to find out some information about Yancy STORY (b. 1888 in Denton, Texas.) He may have killed a sheriff (or law officer) and was arrested somewhere in 1924 to 1927, and was arreinged by a governor. Any information you can help me find or tell me where i could look, I would greatly appreciate it.

Dana Thomas on Saturday, October 5, 1996

I'm researching William Llewellyn THOMAS and Mabel Claire KEALY of Hebron Village, Denton county and have not been able to find a marriagae record for them. I suspect it may be in surrounding counties. Please advise. Also, he was naturalized in 1892. Where could one find these records? Thanks, Dana

Jim Taylor on Friday, October 11, 1996

The 1880 census for Denton County has William O. BURGESS, his wife Caroline, and children William E., Harvey, Andrew, Austin, and one other child whose name is unreadable. William O. Burgess was born in Kentucky. I would appreciate any information on this family. Thanks for your time and consideration

Dana Kelley Plaster on Wednesday, October 16, 1996

Seeking info on my ggfather, Asa Lott Warren VEAL, b. 14 Jun 1841 in Madison Co. GA and d. 15 Nov 1910, Decatur, Wise Co. TX. Need the name of his first wife, mother of my gfather, William Alexander VEAL, b. 18 Aug 1869, Dallas Co. or Limestone Co. TX, and d. 8 Mar 1930, Buffalo Springs, Clay Co. TX. William's mother was full-blooded Native American (tribe unknown). She may have been adopted by a white family around Wise Co. Asa was married 2-3 times.

Ann Storer on Monday, October 21, 1996

Were there any WALKERs or KINGs in Denton Co?

Tad D. Campbell on Saturday, October 26, 1996

Seeking descendants of the HAMMONS family of Pilot Point area. James and Mary HAMMONS from Tennessee to Cooper Co. MO, then to Denton Co. TX about 1856. Had following children: Thomas S. (b abt 1833); John (b abt 1834); James (b abt 1836); Talitha Ann (1838-1872) m. Charles Turner CLAYTON; Rebecca E. (1840-1902) m1. John M. JACKSON, m2. Alexander OAKS; William G. (b abt 1842); Mary (b abt 1844); Martha (b abt 1847). Family seems to be closely related to that of Leroy HAMMONS. Any info is appreciated.

Gayle Martin on Monday, October 28, 1996

I am looking for any information on the following Surnames: CARRUTH, CRAIGHEAD, HORN, KINMAN, MARTIN, and SCOTT. These families lived in McKinney, Denton, Gunter and Little Elm. Any information would be appreciated and I will also share any information I have.

Willis T. Finley on Tuesday, October 29, 1996

Seeking descendant information about Descendants from Alfred TAYLOR and Mary PRIDDY. Alfred and Mary moved from TN to Polk Co. MO. Descendants subsequently moved to North Texas in Denton-Grayson Counties.

I have received reports that some history of this family appears in Vol II of Northwest-North Texas, Historical & Biograhical History under the name of PRIDDY or CRITES. Can anyone help with this.

Nora Cantrell on Sunday, November 3, 1996

Looking for info on Jessie Howard CANTRELL -c.1880. Was supposedly a Texas Ranger. Also, info on James BRYANT 1840's-1910. Born in Arkensas?, married to Molly JOHNSON. She died in 1906, and is buried at Fiskville Cemetery in Austin. Would appriciate any info on these relatives

Jan Pritchett-Litvin on Tuesday, November 12, 1996

Searching for any information on the PRITCHETT, SPOTTS, MONTGOMERY, TROTTER, PAYNE, INGE, HALEY, or FITZGERALD families that came to Grayson /Fannin counties in 1857 in wagon train from Pittsylvania county, Virginia. Others include Youree, Henry, Burton, and Barrow. They settled in both Fannin/Grayson counties and became active citizens in the communities of Savoy, Bells, Whitewright, Bonham, Honey Grove and others. Would welcome any information available to pursue my research on each of these families in an attempt to bring information up-to-date.. Oct. 15 my papers for member- ship to the D.A.R.were approved that traced these families to Lt.. John Pritchett who fought in the Revolutionary War under Col William Campbell on King's Mtn., in 1780 and received a Land Bounty Warrant for his endeavor in 1783.

Norma Hickman on Wednesday, November 13, 1996

I am looking for any information reg: Zed Crutchfield BUFORD, born circa 1875 in Collin or Denton Co. Texas. He supposedly disappeared in ca 1908, while in the Army in San Francisco. His wife was Olive or Olivia. Any information will be so greatly

Sunni Bloyd on Thursday, November 21, 1996

Would like to exchange information on the following Jack County families: BREECH, TODD, WELDON, HEATH. I have information dating back to the Civil War, but many questions and blank spaces, especially regarding Joseph Beiden TODD and his family. The TODDs also lived in Denton Co; The BREECHEs and WELDONs also lived in Grayson County.

Nancy McDonald on Friday, November 22, 1996

Several family members are buried in Good Hope Cem, Aubrey, Denton Co, TX. Where would I find a book that lists all the graves in Good Hope Cemetery? Also, I am willing to share what ever information I have about the above families. I would like to hear from other WELLS, RUE and REDFEARN families.

JoAnn Smith on Monday, November 25, 1996

John Riley BREAZEALE Sr married Roseanna LEMONS, ca 1870, placeunknown. From an old photo Roseanna LEMONS appears to be full blood Native American. John Riley BREAZEALE Jr was born in Pilot Point on 15 Feb 1872, he died 3 Mar1937 and was buried in Laramie, WY. Other children of John Sr, probably born in Pilot Pointare Rose married John HICKS, Cynthia married Oran BURT, Dink married Newt SELBY, Jack, & Eggie Lee(Peggy) married Louis Hickman HARRISON. I have children for all, but no dates or places. John Riley BREAZEALE Jr married Emily Elizabeth KIMBLER, probably in Indian Territory, now Grady or Caddo County OK on 26 June 1894. I seek any info on BREAZEALE and LEMONS.

Have extensive data on decendents of John Riley BREAZEALE Jr.

Rita Tatum Kisselburg on Wednesday, December 4, 1996

Daniel Webster TATUM was in Collin in 1880 with brother, Robert , sister Mollie. We are searching for their father. We think his name was also Daniel. My G.father Thomas STANFORD was in Collin in 1850 and married Miranda NEWMAN. We are also looking for his father. Tatum was in Collin in 1880, had a brother Robert,sister Mollie .

DArlene Tracy on Friday, December 6, 1996

I am interested in talking to any RILEY researchers or HOWELL researchers.

Dana Thomas on Saturday, December 7, 1996

I am looking for information on a Thomas HE(A)DRICK who married a Nancy PETTY and a Lucinda Susan GRANT. Would like to correspond with any of their descendants. Thanks.

Dana Thomas on Monday, December 9, 1996

Would like to correspond and share info with anyone researching these surnames: VAUGH(A)N*, FORTUNE*,HOWELL*, COOK(E)*, GRANT*, CULP*, WILLIAMSON*, DANIEL*, STORY*, PECK*, HE(A)DRICK*, and DAUPHIN.

(*main interest lines) Dana (Vaughan) Thomas RR 2 Box 193-A

Jimmie W. Loocke on Tuesday, December 17, 1996

We are looking for descendants of D. R. S. GALLOWAY, who came to Texas in 1847. He was born in Pennsylvania in 1818. Married Elizabeth Jane MANNING, b. 1827, Kentucky, in 1847, Dallas Co.,TX Children: Martin P.G., b. 1851, Dallas; Mary Elizabeth, b. 1853 Dallas; John D., b. 1854, Dallas; Nancy A., b. 1856, Dallas; Margaret J., b. 1859, Dallas. Mary Elizabeth married Jesse Lee (or Emery) LOOCKE (LOOCKDY?), around 1866, place unknown. William Henry LOOCKE was born 1874, Hot Springs, Arkansas. Jesse Lee was supposed to have died enroute to Texas between 1874 to 1880. Burial ground unknown. John D. GALLOWAY was married to Nancy MCDUFFE, Denton County, January 1, 1879. Any information on any of my descendants would be appreciated.

Sharon Clark on Sunday, December 22, 1996

I am trying to find information on the William Raford JARRETT family. They moved to Cass Co. from Georgia around 1880. Their children were William Jefferson Jarrett (my grandfather), Metta Alice, Sarah (Sallie) Elizabeth, Bertha, Thomas Stephen Raford,and Emma S. (Susie) Jarrett. Stephen and Susie were born in Cass County. William Raford's wife was Emeline Jane Clayton Jarrett and she is buried at the Corinth Cemetery, along with several relatives. William Raford later moved to Hensley Arkansas with his daughter, Metta Jarrett Davis, where he died in 1909. He was a veteran of the Civil War. My grandfather, William Jefferson, married Nancy Elmina WALLACE, daughter of Jane Elizabeth CRAWLEY and Andrew Jackson WALLACE, also of Cass County, near the Dalton community. The Wallaces were from the Tallapoosa County area of Alabama. Any help on the JARRETT and the WALLACE families would be greatly appreciated.

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