Red River County, Texas , Posted Queries for

Red River County, Texas

Posted Queries for November 1996 thru January 1997


ALICE, BASHAM, BLANTON, VILLINES posted by Phillip Eaton on Thursday, November 14, 1996

BLANTON, John father of Alice Mary & amp; David BLANTON. Wife unknown. Came to Red River Co. ca. 1835, possibly with Benjamin and Isaac Blanton. Believe he died in Red River Co. ca. 1850. Possibly served in army of Republic of Texas in War for Independence. Other Blantons may have married into BASHAM and McANEAR families in Red River Co. Daughter, ALICE, born 1822 in Alabama, m. Nathaniel VILLINES in Clarksville, Tx ca 1840. First son, Hezekiah VILLINES, b. Clarksville 1844. Alice died in Arkansas ca 1852, and Nathaniel then married her sister, Mary Blanton. John BLANTON'S wife, dob, place of birth, and parentage unknown. Possibly related to Isaac Blanton b. 1794, N.C. Can snail mail to me at 115 E. Ave. Cornelio, San Clemente, CA 92672.

BRANCH, THOMAS posted by Darlene Tracy on Thursday, November 14, 1996

I am looking for the surnames THOMAS and BRANCH from this county. My grandfather's name was Milliard Lawson Thomas and he married Susan F. Branch, in Dawson County, TX. But I suspect the Thomas family was also Hood County before Dawson. I know the Branch family was. The Branch family also has a Cantrell connection here. Would love to talk with anyone on either of these lines.

MATNEY, STILLWELL posted by Patti Ashcraft on Sunday, November 17, 1996

Need information on Joseph Lee MATNEY. He married Sarah Jane STILLWELL date and place is unknown but possible in Missouri. They came to Texas about 1880-1889. They had a wagon train of nine wagons, they came from West Plains, Missouri and settled in Red River County and later settled near Whitesboro, Texas. Sarah was born in North Carolina on the Cherokee Indian Reservation. Joseph died near Whitesboro. They had the following children: Eli, Elizabeth, Sophia, John, Willilam, Marcella, Thomas, and Gidda. He later married another woman Bond Would like to know where Whitesboro, Texas County is and if anybody has any information on them being in Red River County. If you know the womans first name. Will share information with you.

FAUCETT, FOSSIT, GRIFFITHS, HANCOCK, HOLLEY, MABRY posted by Mark Faucette on Wednesday, December 4, 1996

I'm tracing three branches of my father's family who moved from North Carolina to Texas. Miles Edward FAUCETT (1835-1897) was born in Orange County, NC. In 1859 he moved with his older sister and her family to Red River County, TX. In 1860, he worked as the overseer on his brother-in-law's farm. He served in Company G of the 32nd Texas Cavalry during the Civil War. He married Sarah J. GRIFFITHS (1843-1924), who was born in North Carolina and died in Lamar County, TX, on 8 Jun 1865 in Lamar County, TX. They are both buried in Blossom Cemetery, Blossom, Lamar County, TX. They had children: 1) Lena I. FAUCETT (b. Apr 1866) married William C. HOLLEY (b. Apr 1862) on 12 Jan 1890 in Lamar County, TX. They had children Eddie (a girl) (b. Oct 1890), Nat (b. May 1892), and William C. HOLLEY, Jr., (b. Feb 1895). All these children were born in Texas. 2) Robert E. FAUCETT (FOSSIT) (b. 1870 in TX) married Ida <UNKNOWN> (b. 1871 in NC) between 1902 and 1910. She had been married before to a Mr. HANCOCK and had four children by him. This family was living in Lamar County in 1910. 3) T. W. FAUCETT (b. 1872 in TX). 4) May Dell FAUCETT (1873-1949) married Joseph Felix MABRY (1872-1953). They are buried together in Blossom Cemetery, Blossom, Lamar County, TX. 5) Minnie B. FAUCETT (1875-1875) 6) Infant FAUCETT (1876-1876) 7) S. M FAUCETT (b. 1879 in TX) 8) Mabel FAUCETT (1885-1885) Any information about any of these families is appreciated. Mark Faucette (

BLUNDELL posted by Downing, Virginia on Saturday, December 7, 1996

I am researching the BLUNDELL family. William BLUNDELL moved from La. to Red River Co., Tx in 1834 with his sons, William, Jr. Francis, Solomon, John, and David. There were several daughters, also. I am interested in hearing from anyone that would be a decendent of William BLUNDELL or know of the family. Thank you.

GREENWOOD, JARVIS, MONTGOMERY posted by Wendy Kor on Thursday, December 12, 1996

I am looking for info on Henry Bailey GREENWOOD (1756-1835) and his wife Nancy JARVIS (1753-1836) who were colonists in Montgomery county which became Grimes County in 1846. In 1829 in RedRiver County, their son Franklin Jarvis GREENWOOD (1804-1882) married Mary Jane MONTGOMERY (1808- 1880), daughter of William MONTGOMERY.

ALFORD, CLENDENIN posted by David Johnson on Wednesday, December 25, 1996

Tristian B ALFORD and Emily H nee CLENDENIN, listed 1880 Red River Co,Texas. Looking for death dates and burial place of them.

CASBEER posted by John Casbeer on Saturday, January 4, 1997

I am looking for information on my 3rd great grandfather who came to Texas about 1846 and settled in Lamar County. His name is James CASBEER. His brother came to Texas in 1838 and settled in Red River county. His name is John CASBEER. Any info at all would be appreciated. Thank you in advance.

NICKLOS, PAYTON posted by Jesse Suttles on Sunday, January 5, 1997

Looking for information on my Gran Dad Levi NICKLOS DYKE. b-1856. He died 1927 in Avery Texas. His Brothers were Von DYKE, Albert DYKE, Henry DYKE, Jim DYKE He had one sister Martha. She married Andy PAYTON Red River County Would like to hear from any one who might have any futher information on any member of this family. Thanks.

FOX, LANCASTER posted by Bill Stockman on Sunday, January 5, 1997

Seeking information about George W. FOX and wife Fannie LNU. They had a daughter Hazel Monette FOX, b March 7, 1911 at Bogata TX or Blossom TX, also Jesse FOX, father of George W. FOX, also W. J. FOX relationship not known. Hazel Monette FOX was my mother. Any information about Mr and Mrs E. L. (Erbert and Pearl) LANCASTER known to live in Asherton, TX in 1933,( may have lived in Lamar or Red River Co.) would be very helpful. Pearl LANCASTER is believed to be the aunt of Hazel Monette FOX . Was the town of Blossom ever known as Blossom Prarie ?

BATEMAN, CAGLE, MCLAIN, MCLANE, POWELL, ROBERTS posted by Eric Newsom on Sunday, January 5, 1997

Josiah ROBERTS and wife Dulcina POWELL, of Chickasaw Co. MS, came to Red River Co. right after the Civil War, along with their children: William Joseph, John T., Susan L., Elizabeth C., Nancy, others. In RR Co., children married into BATEMAN, CAGLE, MCLANE/MCLAIN. Lived in or around Bogata. Some descendants are still there today. Will exchange info.

STEWART posted by Bruce A. Stewart on Sunday, January 5, 1997

I am looking for STEWARTs who lived in Red River County at the turn of the century. Especially Robert W. STEWART and his son Harrison STEWART.

DOYLE, SCALLORN posted by Connee Kroeger on Tuesday, January 7, 1997

On 30 July 1857 in Red River County, James DOYLE married Sarah SCALLORN. I believe this is my aunt Sarah who was born in Claiborne Parish, LA in 1832. James Doyle apparently married someone else a few years later. Did Sarah SCALLORN die? Were they divorced? Were there children born to this couple? I would like toknow what happened to Sarah SCALLORN DOYLE. Were other SCALLORNs in Red River County?

TAYLOR, WALTON posted by Gene Walton on Tuesday, January 7, 1997

WALTON Isaac L. owner of land in Red River county between 1850 and 1860. Sold to John T. TAYLOR any information about the land and/or individuals involved appreciated.

HEMBREE posted by Deana Hembree Evans on Monday, January 13, 1997

Searching for burial site in Kanawha of Issac R. HEMBREE b. 3 Nov 1850 In d.23 Aug 1928 Ok., his body was shipped to Kanawha for burial. Also searching for burial site of his wife Sarah Mcneese HEMBREE b. 1856 In d. 1 May 1924 . Issac ran a ferry between Frogville,Ok and Kanawha,Tx. Thank you,

THOMPSON, WRIGHT posted by Connie Walla on Monday, January 13, 1997

I am looking for the parents of Walter S. THOMPSON who was born in 1846 in Illinois or possibly Missouri. His parents were born in Sweden per the 1880 Texas census. Walter married Lettie WRIGHT, daughter of William Bacon WRIGHT, in Red River County, Texas on September 21, 1871. Walter was shown as a dry goods merchant on the 1870 Red River County census. I also can't locate when and where Walter died. The family was in Dallas, Texas by 1900 and he wasn't listed on the census.

BURKS, SNELL, YARBROUGH posted by Mary Grace Walker on Tuesday, January 14, 1997

Seeking family of Stephen SNELL-Dr. & farmer (b.abt 1800 in NC; d, aft 1877) and Emily Ann YARBROUGH (b. 1812, Franklin Co, NC; d. Lamar County, Texas . This couple were married in 1828 at Henderson Co, Tenn and had 8 children, including LD SNELL Christopher Columbus SNELL. The family moved to Texas before 1850 as they showed up on the 1850 census in Red River County. By 1880 they were in Lamar county because of new county line draw.. LD Snell served in the Texas Confederate Cavalry and married Mary Anne BURKS.

MARTIN posted by Melvin Ray Holt, Sr. on Wednesday, January 22, 1997

Allen MARTIN. Lived in Red River County after the Civil War. Son of John MARTIN, Sr. of GA. Cousin of William Harrison MARTIN of Henderson County,TX and of Civil War fame.

PERSER posted by J. Perser on Thursday, January 23, 1997

Searching for information on Andrew Jackson PERSER. He was in Red River Co. TX in 1846. He came to TX from MO and was in Cass Co. TX by 1862. Any help appreciated.

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