Red River County, Texas , Posted Queries for

Red River County, Texas

Posted Queries for April 1999


DUFF, WARD posted by Bonnie Duff- Smith on Friday, April 2, 1999

Seeking information on DUFF families arriving Red River Co. from Monroe/Polk, counties TN from c.1840-1870. Lydia Emiline Harris DUFF and family. Son James C. DUFF, in TX Conf. Army, married Mattie WARD. Mattie may be buried at English Cem. but could not find any DUFF marked gravesites there. Any DUFF information appreciated. Thanks.

DAVIS, DUNLAP, GREER, HIGGINS, JONES, MANGUS posted by Lillie Davis on Sunday, April 4, 1999

I'm posting some DAVIS and DUNLAP information hoping to find someone with more information. George DAVIS born 1858-1859 in MO, Linn County ?? son-George Leonard DAVIS born abt. 1882 in OK, married abt. 1906-1908 maybe in Atoka County, OK + Omie (Oma, Oney) Francis DUNLAP born abt. 1882 in TX? children- 1-Fannie May DAVIS born 1908 in Farris, Oklahoma, Atoka County + Cecil O. JONES 2- William Oscar DAVIS born 1913 in Farris, Oklahoma, Atoka County +Clara Etta MANGUS 2ND marriage of Omie DUNLAP-DAVIS + John L. Higgins Children- 1-Lee Roy Higgins born 1916 Oma DUNLAPS parents were Peter(Petter)DUNLAP and Sallie (Sally) GREER. These families lived in unknown area of MO, Atoka County, McCurtain County and others in Oklahoma , Sevier County, Little River County and others in Arkansas and Red River County in Texas. I have more information on the DUNLAPS. If you have any info to share please contact me - Lillie - at

DEMORSE posted by Kathy Underwood on Monday, April 5, 1999

I am trying to find out about Leslie Cazneau DEMORSE son of Col. Charles DEMORSE. If anyone can help me with my search it would really be appreciated. Thank you, Kathy

MORGAN posted by Bart Sinclair on Monday, April 5, 1999

Looking for information on Jack (John) MORGAN, b. abt 1817 in GA (or maybe AL). Moved from Cherokee County, AL, to Texas in 1855, settled in Anderson County. Died 1873, Red River County, TX. Any help on him or his family would be much appreciated.

BRYAN, BRYANT posted by Ina Wallace on Tuesday, April 6, 1999

Looking for further information on the family of Thomas C. BRYAN(T) found in HH 76/76.1860 Red River Co. Census. Thomas 37 b.AL Mary 33 AL,Ann 12 AL,Alabama 6 AR, Letha(?) f 4 AR, Bitheal(?) 2 f TX, Laura 1/12 TX, Solomon COLE 17 AL, Joshua BRYAN 22 AL Laura 22 AL, Amy 1 TX.

BROWN, FRIEND posted by Lacinda Brown Sirmon on Wednesday, April 7, 1999

I am seeking information on Porter Wine BROWN. He married Malinda FRIEND in Red River County on Dec. 31, 1865. Thank you, Lacinda Brown Sirmon

GARVIN posted by Fred L. GARvin on Wednesday, April 7, 1999

My GGGrandfather M.M. GARVIN and his wife Nancy both died at Garvinsville, (now Cuthand) in 1870 and 1871 Are they buried at McKenzie Chapel Cemetery. In the south corner of the cemetery there are two small cement headstones one has a M.G. and the other N.G. Thanks Ahead.

ADAMS, HAMMETT, JOHNSON, REED posted by Sharon Black on Friday, April 9, 1999

William Wesley HAMMETT married Sally REED in Red River Co. in 1919. Sally was the daughter of Louis Monroe and Annie Maggie (JOHNSON) Reed who also married in Red River Co. in 1896. Annie Maggie was the daughter of William M. Johnson and a woman named ADAMS. She was raised by her father & step-mother, Amanda (Adams) Johnson. Her step-mother was also her maternal aunt. Will exchange information on these families.

RICHARDSON, RICHERSON posted by Amy McCroskie on Sunday, April 11, 1999

RICHARDSON, Thomas born 1816. He may have father or brothers with names James, John, Jacob, Francis, Wood, George or William Robert as those are the names of his children. He's a real brick wall. Any help will be appreciated.

KINSEY, PHILLIPS posted by Mike Gibson on Tuesday, April 13, 1999

Looking for the burial spot of David L. PHILLIPS and Eudora S. (KINSEY) PHILLIPS. David moved from Chattooga, Co., Georgia around 1880 and married Eudora S. KINSEY who was born in Texas. David and Eudora can be found in the Red River Co., census in 1900. Their children can be found in later census, David and Dora disappear. Would appreciate any information. Supposedly David died prior to 1920 and Dora died about 1928, but I have no information to substantiate that.

BLACKARD, HAM, HARDIN, RAULSTON, RIDDLE, SAPPINGTON posted by Kathy Buss on Wednesday, April 14, 1999

I am trying to find who Martha HARDIN's father was . or was she married to a HARDIN? I was told years ago he was George HARDIN from Ark. Any one know anything about the Ham family of TN & MS? Who was J. M. RIDDLE's Father they lived near Tishominga Co. Miss I think. I did this research years ago but have given it away since and have to research again. Kathy Buss, Wilson,OK

MCCLANAHAN posted by Claoma Cox on Wednesday, April 14, 1999

Claoma Cox is looking for information on her grandfather, George "Squire" MCCLANAHAN who lived in Red River County around 1884 and is suppose to be buried in Red River County. Any information would be helpful.

ALLEN, CASTLE, FORT, GILL, GREGORY posted by Geneva Allen Seitz on Friday, April 16, 1999

Need info on James ALLEN b.1831 AL, married 1st Eleanor PARKS, 2nd Susan LANG, 3rd Sarah MULLENS, 4th Martha CASTLE. James is a s/o William ALLEN and Susananna WILKINS. His first child may be John ALLEN and second Thomas J. ALLEN. Thanks Geneva Seitz.

DRIGGERS posted by Vanessa DeShazer on Friday, April 16, 1999

Looking for imformation on my g grandfather James DRIGGERS b. April 1860 died ? My mother and uncle both say he is buried in Red River Co. If anyone has any information I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you.

DODD, OWEN, OWENS posted by Frances Reid on Saturday, April 17, 1999

I am looking for Hiran OWEN/OWENS who was married to Sarah Elizabeth DODD about 1915. They had a daughter Dora Elizabeth in 1916. The DODD family left Red River Tx and went to Arkansas shortly after Dora was born and settled in Judsonia White Co in about 1917. I think they left to keep Hiram from seeing Dora. I would love to find anyone from his family to share info.

COE, DANNER, KEITH, MAULDIN, WILLIAMS posted by Dwayne Williams on Saturday, April 17, 1999

We are trying to find any information on the Samuel Brown WILLIAMS family from the Red River Co. TX area, we have hit a brick wall and would appreciate any help from out there. Here is the information we have so far: Samuel Brown WILLIAMS b.Feb.15,1862 Texas d. July 27, 1916 Bagota TX Married Mary Jane DANNER b. Oct. 14, 1866 in Elba Ala. d.Dec. 31,1918 in Bagota TX they were married on Oct. 01,1882 in Red River Co. Their children were: Tom WILLIAMS b. Dec. 1884 George WILLIAMS b. Jan. 1887 Mary WILLIAMS b. Dec. 1890 Ellie WILLIAMS b. July 1893 James Henderson WILLIAMS b. March 31, 1897 married Willie Ethel KEITH in 1915 Red River Co. Luchion WILLIAMS b. 1901 he lived in Hollis Ok. Lucy WILLIAMS b. 1901 (Twins) Susie L.H. WILLIAMS b. 1903 We believe the father of Samuel Brown WILLIAMS is James WILLIAMS b. abt. 1830 in Georgia he was married to Pricilla Unknown last name she was b. abt. 1828 in georgia their children were: Ruben WILLIAMS b. abt 1851 Mississippi William WILLIAMS b. abt 1853 Mississippi John WILLIAMS b. abt 1856 Mississippi James WILLIAMS b. abt 1858 Mississippi Nancy WILLIAMS b. abt 1859 Mississippi Samuel Brown WILLIAMS b. Feb. 15, 1862 Texas Henderson WILLIAMS b. abt 1863 Texas George W. WILLIAMS b. abt 1864 Texas Elizabeth WILLIAMS b. abt 1869 Texas We understand that Mary Jane DANNERS mother may have been a MAULDIN but are not sure. If any one has any of these names in their file please e- mail. Thanks

REED, TERRY posted by Barbara Terry Noblin on Saturday, April 17, 1999

I am researching the descendants of John and Lucinda Reed TERRY and Joseph and Polly REED.

BAKER, BATCHELOR, SHAWVER, STANPHILL posted by Kathy Shalver on Sunday, April 18, 1999

Looking for information on J.W. (John?) SHAWVER - Married to Louisa Jane STANPHILL, daughter Cecile Magdalene SHAWVER born Red River County, Tx. in 1904. Louisa died in 1905, buried at Boxelder, Tx. Cecile married J. Ernest BATCHELOR. J.W. SHAWVER married to Mattie BAKER, son Lewis Elmo SHAWVER born in Red River County, Tx. in 1908. What happened to J.W.? Can't find any record of him after 1908. Any help will be appreciated.

CHAMBERS, COOPER posted by Bruce Chambers on Sunday, April 18, 1999

My GG grandfather Green Berry CHAMBERS married Nancy Ella COOPER in Red River County in 1860. In 1861 they had a son, John Green CHAMBERS. Then the Civil War broke out and the next place I find them is in Rains County in the 1880's and Nancy is dead and Green Berry is remarried. Does anyone know where either of these two people came from originally and who their parents were. They were both born about 1842, Chambers possibly in TX, Tenn, or NC; and COOPER possibly in MO. Their other children were Susan, Joe, Robert, and Kate.

ALEXANDER posted by Joe Lee on Tuesday, April 20, 1999

Researching Alexander surname. Particular interest in E. Z. ALEXANDER who applied for & received Confederate pension in Red River County,

BURKE, BURKS posted by Beverley Smith on Tuesday, April 20, 1999

James B. BURKE/BURKS was born in 1845 in Georgia. He and his wife Jane lived in Mississippi where their first three children were born: Mary Elizabeth b. 1867; Pearl Jona b. 1870-71; and Walter b. abt 1864; and Emma born in Texas in abt 1879. I located them on the 1880 Red River County census. Two other children born in Texas were Rachel Olive b. March 1881 and Ballard b. 1882. Hoping to find more details of this family and other more extended family..

ROGERS posted by Roy Rogers on Tuesday, April 20, 1999

Samuel ROGERS Settled in Red River County about 1838 . He acquired land about 1839 10 miles north and 20 degree west of clarksville. May have died about 1845? One of his sons was James Monroe ROGERS born in AL 11jun1824. May have had other childred? Issac, Tobe, John, Fannie. James Monroe married Rebecca Abiah Butler born in LA 24nov1840 . If you have any information please contact me, Thanks

BARRON, CALDWELL, COLLEY, JOHNSTON, SMITH, UTZ, WARNER posted by Barbara Lockaby on Sunday, April 25, 1999

Searching for the families of Rev.W.D.COLLEY m. Stella Lum CALDWELL.Wiley Morgan SMITH m. Lillie M.COLLEY, Her sister Fronie m.Garland WARNER,and another sister,Lena m. a Mr.Barron.They lived in Cedar Creek,DeKalb,Red River Co.Tx.about 1920's.

DAVIS posted by Arch Davis on Monday, April 26, 1999

Jackson R. DAVIS and Lucy A. DAVIS, farmed near Detroit in Red River County, abt 1875 through 1900.

COX, FRETZ, POTTER posted by Charlotte Cain Manuel on Monday, April 26, 1999

Looking for info on POTTER family. William Henry POTTER b. 13 MAR 1885. He married Edna Earl COX in Clarksville. Edna was born 8 SEP 1889 in Bogota. Their son Frank Eugene POTTER was b. 12 AUg 1912. He married Betty Jane FRETZ who was b. 19 NOV 1925 in Newton, Harvey Co.,KS. This family later moved to Mena, Polk Co.,AR. Need info on ancesters of William Henry and Edna Earl Cox POTTER. Any help appreciated.

YOUNG posted by Diane Taylor on Monday, April 26, 1999

1900 Hopkins Co.,Pct. 8, E,D,60, sheert 10, line 67,roll #1646. George A. b.AR, Mar 1867, 33 yrs, married 5 yrs, father b. TN, mother b.AR, farmer, rented farm. wife Annie, b. Jan 1881, 19 yrs, married 5 yrs, father b. TN, mother b. TX, bore 2 children, 1 child living, cant read or write child Myrtle b. TX April 1897, 3 yrs. father, David H. YOUNG b.TN Oct 1926, 73 yrs, father b. NC, mother b. NC, occupation "saddler" Looking for anyone with information on this family. David YOUNG is my great great grandfather. Who did George Alvin YOUNG rent the farm from???????? Did George's father David H.YOUNG die in Hopkins's Co.?? He does not show in the household with George in the 1910 Delta Co. Census. I later find George and Annie (Susan J/Susanna)in Delta Co 1910 Precint #2, Family #409 YOUNG, George A., hd, 44,m, AR, TN, AL Susan J., w, 34,m, TX, TN, TN Myrtle L., d, 13,s, TX AR, TX Bertie M., d, 10,s, TX, AR, TX Oscar, s, 8,s, TX, AR, TX Roy T., s, 6, s, TX, AR, TX George A., s, 4, s, TX, AR, TX Joseph N., s, 3,s,TX, AR, TX Located next 1920 Bagota, Red River Co., E.D. 148, sheet 11, line 50 roll # 1841 George 56 yrs, Annie, 39 yrs Oscar, 19 yrs Roy, 17 yrs Alvin, 15 yrs Leonard, 12 yrs Lizzie 10 yrs Vida 7 yrs Gladis, 4yrs You can email me at Any information would be appreciated Diane

BUTLER, GIDDEONS, MOWERY posted by sherrie perkins on Tuesday, April 27, 1999

Nathan Gilbert BUTLER b NC bet 1808-1810 mar 1 to ? abt 1835, they had at least 7 children; Mary Ann, James J., Thomas, Samuel T., Martha E., William J. and Sarah J. (between 1835-1847) his wife died prior to 1852 and he remarried to Nancy "Jane" Mowery dau of Mathias and Malinda Giddens MOWERY and had at least 9 children; Belinda A., Laura E., Lucy Jane, Caroline, Addie, Matthew, Volney, Sidney C., Edward Gilbert (between 1854-1877). Jane is by herself with the last 3 little boys in 1880 census. I believe she was called "Crabby Jane" and she mar a KITCHEN who owned a drug store in Clarksville, so the story goes. Any help would be appreciated and I have quite a bit to share... happy hunting... researching: Butler, Chawning, Green, Graham, Holt, Myers, Meeks, Peden, Perkins, Sharum, Trent, Wilson, and many related families.

HINSON posted by Robert M Leahy on Wednesday, April 28, 1999

Levi HINSON came to Red River Co. in 1870s; settled near Rosalie. Had two sons, Leondas, to whom he sold the family farm, and Needham. May have been other children. Any info about Levi HINSON or any of his descendants would be appreciated.

BRYSON, JACKSON, MILLER, ROBERTS posted by Richard Jackson on Wednesday, April 28, 1999

Looking for any info on William Hampton(Hamp) JACKSON b 5-2-1871 Hartselle Alabama D 11/20/1942 buried Knights of Honor Cementery in Blossom. Mina Selina Bryson Jackson B 9/2/1899 D 1/16/1968 buried Knights of Honor in Blossom. John H Roberts B 1860 MO D 1933? buried Blanton Creek. Julia Miller ROBERTS Newsom B 11/20/1888 Gilmer Tx? buried Detroit 11/1980. Is anyone else working on any of these families?

DODDS, HELAMS, HELEMS, MILLER, MUSE posted by Richard Jackson on Wednesday, April 28, 1999

Looking for info on the parents of Tibatha Dodds MILLER. B 3/13/1841 D 2/22/1918. buried Bluff cemetary in Bagwell. Married Levi MILLER buried Bluff Cemetary. Parents were Thomas DODDS Born in Tn and Patsy MUSE??? If anyone is working on these families. May have had cherokee roots. Levis father was Charles MILLER. Died in South Carolina? Tibatha and Levi had a son Jim T MILLER B10/14/1863.D4/29/1929 who married Abigail HELEMS(HELAMS) B6/17/1869 D1/20/1899. Any info on any of these families would be greatly appreciated.

CARPENTER, MILLER posted by Hazel on Thursday, April 29, 1999

I would appreciate confirmation that George Givens MILLER died in Red River County TX 27 Aug 1854. He was still in KY 1850. Does anyone know about this family? Thank you. Hazel

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