Wilson County Tennessee residents, Where did they go?


From: DWENDTE@aol.com
Miles - Humansville, Polk County, MO.
From: "Courtney Tompkins" <tompkin@c2i2.com>
Tucker>1830 Limestone Co., AL>1840 Marshall Co., MS

From: "Frederick Parsons" <fredparsons@worldnet.att.net>
Bridges line (Joel C. and wife Lucy Eskew) left Wilson Co, near Lebanon, to Warrensburg, (and towns around this area), Johnson Co, MO....
Gwinn, Powell, and McFarland families to Warrensburg, (and towns around this area), Johnson Co, MO....

Eskew... stayed in Wilson Co, TN.
Karen Rinnert Parsons

From: FKing97635@aol.com
Williams/Brewington, moved to Davidson county.
Some still live in Wilson county.
From: "Fredric Z. Saunders" <fzsaund@ix.netcom.com>

STROUD went to Texas County, Missouri
MOODY went to Texas County, Missouri
FLORIDA went to Texas County, Missouri siblings of the above:
STROUD went to Jefferson County, Illinois
MOODY went to Benton County, Arkansas
related families:
WITTY went to Warren County, Tennessee
PUCKET went to Benton County, Arkansas

From: HAL CAPLENER <caplener@ix.netcom.com>
JOHN B. CAPLENER to Phillips Co., Arkansas 1829 / 1834.
Hal Caplener
From: LREMRY@aol.com
Williford > Bradley Co. AR > about 1858
Linda Emry
From: " Donna Carmichael" <caldmc@email.msn.com>
Garner Family, Taylor Family, Hammer Family
>Salem, Marion Co., IL>>>1835-1855>>> Webster Co. MO
From: Kena159@aol.com
TARPLEY - Yalobusha Co., MS, Collin Co., TX, Grayson Co., TX, Cooke Co., TX, Montague Co., TX, Cleveland Co., OK
Sara BinkleyTarpley
From: "Shirley Webb" <shirlwbb@ktc.com>
>From Wilson County Tennessee:
Simpson ORGAN to Wayne Co, ILL
Enoch ORGAN's sons to Lawrence Co, ILL
Simpson ORGAN's grandsons to Fannin Co, TX
James Frazier ORGAN's sons (some) to Washington Co, AR
CARRUTH to Collin Co, TX
(includes: James C., W. Alexander, Walter & Elizabeth WILSON who m. Wm. Carruth)
FORBIS to Collin Co, TX
(includes Thomas C., Francis C. and Mary Elizabeth who m. Wickham)
Wm. Henderson HORN to Collin Co, TX
Hamilton DOUGLASS to Collin Co, TX

Shirley Webb

From: DEBBIE & JIM MC ARDLE <jjmcard@mc.net>
1800-1840's: Saulsbury & Watertown area, Wilson County, Tenn.
1830's-1850's: Pond River, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky
1850's-1860's: Attila, Crab Orchard Township, Williamson County, Ill.
(Note: Some, not all, EDWARDS brothers went on to St. Louis, Missouri at this time.)
1870-1890: Burnt Prairie, White County, Ill.
Debbie McArdle
From: JWi4194718@aol.com
Our Wilson went to:
From: "Reba Jones" <JonesR@lebonheur.org>
Grigsby, Spann, and Keesee, moved to Luxora and Osceola (Mississippi County) Arkansas in the late 1800's.
From: JWi4194718@aol.com
Wilson to Alabama in 1840's
From: RobCOLL224@aol.com
George Lutcher LANE and wife Mary Emma Dow SULLIVAN to Portland, Sumner Co., TN 1880 / 1890
From: Carver2928@aol.com
W.L. MARTIN Wilson Co>Cooke Co., Texas 1879/80
From: "Nell Thomason" <billnell@flash.net>
Powell's to Collin County, Texas.
Nell Powell Thomason
From: grovera@bcl.net (Grover D. Anderson) (Joyce Anderson)
Henry Rogers m Mary Lasater,
John Haney Shannon m Julia Alice Lane
all went to Lamar Co. TX.
From: "ROBERT W WALLACE" <RWWALLACE@prodigy.net>
James R. Bryant and Nancy E. Hood lived in Wilson Co., TN, until their deaths in 1865 and 1872 respectively.
Their 4 sons went to Webster Co., KY,
From: Hampton Young <hamp@powernet.net>
Family history tells me my g-g grandfather, Felix JOHNSON, was born in Wilson County in 1803. ( I have been unable to verify this.)
He next appears in Lauderdale Co. AL from the 1830's or so to 1858, when he moved to Carroll Co, TN, then to Lamar Co, TX in the 1860's or 1870's.
From: Andy & Diane Anderson <bfandy@pacbell.net>
My ancestors - CLARK'S - of Wilson County mostly went to Rutherford Co., Tn.
My grandfather, William CLARK, son of Timothy "Dock" CLARK & Mary E. McROY, went to Houston, Texas circa 1908-09, then Oakland, California 1911.

Sarah Carolina CLARK, the above Timothy's sister, went to Waco, Texas. She married David C. ABERNATHY bef 1888. The father of this CLARK family, Jesse CLARK, went to Waco, Texas sometime before 1907 where he died Apr 21, 1907 in Waco.

From: "JKVazquez" <JKVazquez@prodigy.net>
In Texas, try Lamar, Grayson, Red River and Lampasas county for a start. We got a lot of them!
Names I'm researching- Hancock, Powell, Hughs, Henson, Burleson, Hobson, Riley, Curry and more.
Also, have come across Hurst, Gray, Maddox, Bell, Walker,
Laredo TX
From: CWhitm36@aol.com
Greatgreatgrandfather John A. HARRIS, born Wilson Co., TN, 6 Dec. 1843 went to first, Lewisville, Denton Co., TX and then Weatherford, Parker Co., TX.
His first wife was Lucetta CRAWFORD, from Missouri, his second wife, Fanny DOTTERY, from Bellefontaine, MS. He died in Weatherford, 30 July 1885.
My grandfather was George Gilliam HARRIS, born in Weatherford, 13 Feb 1881.
From: Elizabeth Armstrong <lizarm40@bellsouth.net>

The Dekalb Co. web page has added three pages extracted from "The Liberty Herald" from the 1880's. Included are many names and people from Wilson Co. Even if one's own people are not included, it makes excellent reading!  The URL:


From: "Ellen Byrne" <dande@mail.tds.net>

In Wilson Co I had Carr & Sanders
In Weatherford, TX- Baker & Fore
Denton Co Tx-Had Fore's who went there-also Gross.


From: Joe Patterson <joepatt@earthlink.net>
PATTERSON - Everton, Dade Co. Mo; Pleasant Hope, Polk Co. Mo; Webster Co, MO; Greene Co. Mo;  Tate Twnship, Saline Co. IL; Mt Vernon, Franklin Co. TX; Ellis Co, TX.

BLAND - Benton Co. AR; Coryell Co. TX.

BELT - Hardin Co. IL; Sebastian Co. AR.

THOMPSON - Wabash Co. IL

I never quite understood why anybody would want to leave Wilson County.

Joe Patterson

From: Imogene Bennett <ibennett@mail.orion.org>
CURREY / KIRKPATRICK > Wilson Co TN > Bond Co IL > Wilson Co TN


DRENNAN / BROWN > St. Francois Co MO > Texas Co MO

DRENNAN / SANDERS > DeSoto Co MS > Upshur Co TX > Wood Co TX

DRENNAN / BRADFORD > Rutherford Co TN > Texas Co MO


DRENNAN / McKAY > Bates Co MO>Callaway Co MO>Butler Co MO>Lafayette Co MO

DRENNAN / SMART > MO > Santa Rosa CA > Sonoma Co CA > Modoc Co CA

DRENNAN / SMART > Sonoma Co CA > Santa Clara Co CA > Santa Barbara Co CA

(DRENNAN twins who married SMART sisters)


From: Cynthia Samples <samples@ix.netcom.com>

William W. Carpenter left Wilson County for Jefferson County, IL in about 1850.

Two generations later, Samuel H. Carpenter left Wilson County in about 1885 for Red River County, TX.
At least one sister and one half-brother took this route also.


Cynthia's Genealogy World

From: Wjs1205@aol.com

BURKE--- Uintah Co. Utah

From: "Pamela E. Hartman" <blckwolf@execpc.com>
William F. GATES from Wilson Co., first to Johnson Co., MO where he served in Volunteer Militia during Civil War and then settled in Greene Co., MO.

From: kanedog@erols.com (Mike & Tammy Kane)

Merritt: Wilson Co Tn > McLennan Co Tx

Hatcher: Wilson Co Tn > McLennan Co Tx

Tammy Kane

From: maryjanes@worldnet.att.net (mjs)

BARNES,  Adam & Nathan - Wilson Co 1800-ca 1810 - to So. MS; Adam on to

Ouachita Parish LA. 1815.

LEONARD - same as above.

From: "harlin" <harlin@netdoor.com>

Thomas Tarver family and Peter Sullivan to Hickman County, Kentucky.


Jackson, Ms.

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