Red River County, Texas , Posted Queries for

Red River County, Texas

Posted Queries for February 1997


BILLS, MYERS posted by Gail Backus on Sunday, February 2, 1997

I am searching for parents, siblings, of Charlotte Nancy (Lottie) MYERS. She married Isaac Walker BILLS in Red River County, TX, 20 September 1947. According to census data, Charlotte MYERS was born abt 1822 in Kentucky. Can anyone help me identify Charlotte's parents?

HARBISON, NICKS posted by Susan Fullbright on Sunday, February 2, 1997

I am trying to find the cemetery where Nancy NICKS is buried. She is the mother of Sarah Elizabeth "Bettie" NICKS who was the wife of Samuel M. HARBISON. I have read that she was buried in Old Souls Chapel cemetery located 1/2 mile west of Halesboro cemetery. I was told that who ever owned the land dozed the stones down. I would like to find her stone. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

LOWDEN, ORR posted by Susan Fullbright on Sunday, February 2, 1997

I am looking for information on Alfred M. ORR (b about 1828 in TN, d 1894). He married Amanda LOWDEN (b about 1832 in AR, d before 1874) in Red River county 1856. I believe William ORR to be father of Alfred. William came to Texas 1842-50. I have no clue as to the parents of Amanda LOWDEN. I would like to find their burial places. I will gladly exchange info and I can use any help.

HUDDLESTON posted by Linda Hailey on Monday, February 3, 1997

I am looking for any information about Mamie Jane HUDDLESTON born around 1903 in Clarksville, TX (Red River Co.) ; died July 2, 1962 in Sasakwa, OK (Seminole Co.)

COATS posted by Scott McKay on Tuesday, February 4, 1997

I am looking for descendants of Edmund or William T. COATS; those men served with the 10TH Texas Infantry,C.S.A. during the Civil War. I am researching for a regimental history of said 10th Texas, and was left an email that the descendant of Edmund COATS is living in the Clarksville area of Red River County If anyone has info, please contact me by email or snail mail at: or Scott McKay / 167 Mtn. Park Rd. / Roswell, GA 30075 / 770-552-8828. Thanks

MASSAY-MASSIE-MASSEY, TAYLOR, WALTER posted by Jackie A. Batdorf on Thursday, February 6, 1997

Looking for any info on family of Flora Anna TAYLOR, born June 20, 1894 in Milton, Red River Cty. Parents were Walter Lafayette TAYLOR and Julia Estella MASSAY TAYLOR. WALTER's father may have been Doc T.J. TAYLOR of Knoxville, TN. She was married to C.D. Parsons Dec. 24th, 1910 in Floyd,TX. Would love to backtrack on old Doc TAYLOR and Julia MASSAY-MASSIE-MASSEY. Thank you !

DICK, FRAZIER, GUEST, LAWRENCE, PRENTICE posted by Lawrence E. Guest on Friday, February 7, 1997

I am searching any information on the GUEST family in Red River County. My 3rd great grand-father Isaac GUEST, Sr. Moved there from TN, in 1838. He settled there with two brothers (I don't know their names) and several children. His 1st wife was Elizabeth FRAZIER. Their children were: Isaac II, John Martin( his wife was Mary Kathrine & quot;Polly" Dickson), William (he was sheriff of Red River Co. In 1860's) and Elizabeth. His 2nd wife was Mary Terry Ball from AL. Their children were: J. Calvin, Orlena, Mary,& Rhoda. He also had a sister named Roda. Isaac Guest II married Ann Wheeler. Their children were: Isaac III, Joseph, Mary, &Amp;Malissa. Isaac II was killed in a wagon accident in 1844 in Moscow, TN. While preparing to move settlers to TX. Isaac III was a civil war vet. He served from 1861-1865 with the Red River Volunteers of the 11th Texas Calvary. His wife was Jennie DICK. They were married March 18, 1870. Their children were: Isaac Wheeler born 1871, Thomas born 1873, Mary Agnes born 1879, Katie Augusta born 1884, John Calvin born 1881, Isabella Graham born 1876, Ruby born 1888, and Pearl born 1891. Jennie DICK's parents , Capt. Thomas P. DICK and Agnes PRENTICE came from Lanarkshire Scotland. The area that they settled was South of Detroit, TX. It was called the Liberty Community. The area around it was known as Guest's Prairie. Any information on any of these individuals would be greatly appreciated. I will share with any one connected with the Guest family. You can e-mail me at LAWRENCE@pine- or snail mail at 510 Mimosa Broken Bow, OK 74728.

HILTON, KIMBERLIN, LONG, MORRIS posted by Velva Bruce on Thursday, February 13, 1997

I'm searching for ancestors of Athur KIMBERLIN, born Nov. 21, 1857, who married Mary J. MORRIS at Clarksville, Tx. Mary was born May 2,1865 in Decatur, IN? Mary may had a brother, Daniel MORRIS, who married Mary LONG. We'd aprreciate any family history on these anscestors. Also, we searching for ancestors of Walter HILTON, born 1889, Nashville, AR., married Swan KIMBERLIN Sept 7, 1907 at New Boston, TX. This would be my husband's grandfather. Any family history would be aprreciated. Thanks!!

BURROUGH posted by Buddy Keen on Tuesday, February 18, 1997

Opal Mae BURROUGH and Lola Lee BURROUGH. They are the twin daughters of Timothy BURROUGH and Eliza Kidd BURROUGH. They were born around Feb. 8,1909 or 1910. They were born in or near Bogata. We think the parents are from Hot Springs, Arkansas. Any information is appreciated.

HOLDEN posted by Patsy Holden Barnett on Thursday, February 20, 1997

I am seeking information about the HOLDEN family who moved to Red River County in 1870-72 from George possibly through Ark. The husband George W bd 1837, Ga., wife Alamarinda bd 1837, Miss, children Daniel G, Edna C, Betty F, Thomas K.

BOYER, HARNED posted by Donna Cobble on Saturday, February 22, 1997

We are looking for birth records on John Wesley HARNED, son of William Anthony HARNED and Hannah BOYER HARNED, who was born around 1819 in Red River County, TX, when this area was under Mexican rule. If anyone could tell us where to begin looking for records concerning this time, we would appreciate any help! Thanks.

BOONE, LOWRY, WILKINSON posted by Chris Stotzer on Saturday, February 22, 1997

Seeking any information on Thomas Jefferson LOWRY, beleived to have been born in Arkansas. He resided in Rosalie, Red River Co., TX in 1908. He had a son, Robert O. LOWRY, born 22 Oct 1861 in Ark. and died 12 Nov 1970 in Dallas, Dallas Co., Tx. Robert married Grace B. WILKINSON 19 Dec 1912 in Clarksville, Red River Co. TX. Both, Robert and Grace, are buried in the Smith Cemetery in Rosalie, TX. Thomas Jefferson also had a daughter, Ether. She married William L. BOONE, 21 Apr. 1900, in Paris, Lamar Co. TX. Ether and William's children were: Renie, Lucy, Agnes, William, and Curtis. Any information on this family will be greatly appreciated.

HART posted by Dorris Martin on Sunday, February 23, 1997

I am a descendent of W F T HART who came to Red River Co from Kentucky about 1840. His daughter, Lida Hart Avens was my great-grandmother. I would like to share information.

COONS, GOODWIN posted by Ley O'Connor on Monday, February 24, 1997

Am Researching GOODWIN, Ancestors to And Descendants of Archibald Benjamin Franklin GOODWIN b. about 1808 and Elizabeth (Betsy) COONS b. July 6, 1823 Pike Co. Miss. d. Aug 1, 1899, both buried Attoyac and related families. There are so many in Texas and most belong to the same family eventually. Any contacts will be appreciated. Some of the counties are Denton, San Augustine, Angelina, Greeg, Red River,Robertson, Jefferson, and Panola. thanx in advance.

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