Erath County, TX, Posted Queries for

Erath County, TX

Posted Queries for February 1997


CLEMENTS, EMERSON posted by Judy Roberts on Sunday, February 2, 1997

Looking for any one researching the EMERSON family of Erath and surrounding counties. Levi EMERSON, md. Mollie CLEMENTS in about 1901. Any information at all on the EMERSON or CLEMENTS family of this county would be most welcome. Levi and Mollie were said to have died in a big influenza epidemic. Was there a big flu epidemic in 1918, 1919? Thank you, Judy

KINDEL, OGLESBY posted by Nancy Judson on Friday, February 7, 1997

I am seeking information on my grandmother Jackie KINDEL who was born in Stephenville in 1872. She later moved to Weatherford where she graduated from Weatherford College in 1891. Her father's name was Richard W. KINDEL and I believe he was born in Tennessee. She married John S. OGLESBY, don't know where or when, but she lived in Dallas for many years. I would appreciate any information.

DEAVIS, ISAACKS, SPARKS posted by Kathy Tate on Saturday, February 8, 1997

I am looking for information on Frederick M. ISAACKS, wife Mary, and daughter Sarah E. listed in the 1850 Cherokee county census. Mary died in about 1851-2 and Frederick married Nancy DEAVIS. They left Cherokee county and moved to Erath county. There was also a John Jackson SPARKS that could have been a close friend that migrated with the ISAACKS and later married Sarah E. Any information on the ISAACKS or SPARKS families would be greatly appreciated.

GARCIA, GUERRERO, VILLARREAL posted by Dennis J. Cruz on Saturday, February 8, 1997

Seaching for any and all information regarding VILLARREAL family: I have the following information: GGG Grandfather: Rafael VILLARREAL, GGGrandmother: Carmen. GG Grandfather: Felix VILLARREAL (b. 1846, d. 7/24/1923 in Lockhart), GG Grandmother: Josefa GUERRERO (b. 1858). They had 10 children - I only have the following names: Marie VILLARREAL (b. 1871) married Seviera GARCIA (b. 1869), Felix VILLARREAL Jr. (b. 1890), Francisco VILLARREAL (b. 1893), G Grandmother Delores (Lola) VILLARREAL (b. 5/23/1897) Lola was born in Seguin TX, but moved to Calwell Co. Felix was employed at the County court house as an interpretor. Please contact me with any any all information, thank you.

BIGGS, CLAY, DOUGLAS, SAVAGE, SMILEY, VANDERPOOL posted by Linda Clay on Saturday, February 8, 1997

Looking for information on my great grandparents: Joseph "Knox" BIGGS, b. 1857 in TX. He married Dorothy E. SMILEY, b. 1860 in TN. They married around 1878 in Robertson /Limestone Co, TX. Their daughter Minnie Belle BIGGS b. 1884, in Robertson/Limestone Co. married Stephen CLAY in a County near/next to Limestone Co, TX.

ALEXANDER posted by Joe Lee on Sunday, February 9, 1997

I am researching the surname ALEXANDER in Henderson County. Particular interest in Stephen V. ALEXANDER who lived in Henderson County prior to moving to Bosque County, Tx sometime after 1862. Had several children. I have the names of only three: Hugh Hope ALEXANDER, Rufus ALEXANDER, Stephen V. ALEXANDER, JR. Any help will be greatly appreciated.Joe Lee, HCR 62 BOX 14; Evant,Texas; 76525

TUCKER posted by Lana Anderson on Sunday, February 9, 1997

1870 Erath Co. Census shows James Mathew TUCKER family. Wife Susanah, 1819 TN. Some of their children were: James M. b. ca 1833, John C., Lucy Ann, Wm.L., Tennessee, Joseph A., Robert A., George W., Harriet Jane. Some of this family resided in Erath Co. as late as 1910 some went to New Mexico & Colorado .Would like to hear from anyone with links to this family, or knows where they are buried ? Thank you, Lana

NORWOOD posted by Terry Norwood on Sunday, February 9, 1997

My father and I have been looking for the NORWOOD family tree. My grandfather's dad was Jewel Lee NORWOOD. We believe that he moved to Texas and was killed working on an oil well. If anyone could help us out we would really appreciate it. Thank You, Terry Norwood

LIGHT, WARD posted by Doris White on Monday, February 10, 1997

I am looking for information on my g g grandparents Ruben and Mary LIGHT and my g grandmother Agnes Mae LIGHT. They were in Kimble Co. around 1871. Agnes married Jim WARD, who may have been a Texas Ranger. Thanks.

WALDREP posted by Lloyd A. Waldrep on Wednesday, February 12, 1997

I am searching for descendants of my great uncle Perrin WALDREP that came to Texas in about 1884 and lived in Hamilton Co. and Bosque Co. His family was in the Hamilton Co. census for 1910 and since then we do not know where the family lived. Family still in or around Hamilton Co. cannot remember where he went.

LODEN posted by James Loden on Wednesday, February 12, 1997

I am researching the LODEN name in Texas. I have a history of the LODEN family with over 2000 individuals dating back to 1755. I would be glad to share any info with anyone interested. Also looking for any info on the LODEN family to fill in the blanks in my research.

AKIN, KING posted by Donna Cody on Wednesday, February 12, 1997

Lorenza born abt. 1856 lived with a Doctor KING according to census records 1870 in Bowie county. Was full blood Cherokee indian. Married Barbara AKIN, born abt. 1856 also, in Savannah Georgia. Moved back to Bowie late 1800s, some sort of epidemic moved them on to Coryell County. Then Lorenza and Barbara moved to Coryell County with their children Frank, John, Pinkie, Hattie, Thomas, Kate, Mattie and Luther Devora born 02 November 1888. The names are correct we just don't know if the events are as they were given to us. If anyone has any information concerning the information given above please e-mail me at

AIKEN, ALLISON, EDWARDS, GORDON, HIGHTOWER, JORDAN, MORRIS, YOUNG posted by Shirley on Sunday, February 16, 1997

Would like to find other descendants of John B. HIGHTOWER and Mary (MORRIS) HIGHTOWER. John was born in 1822 in Georgia and Mary was born in 1832 in Alabama. They were married in 1849 in Cherokee county, Texas. John died in 1876 near Morgan Mill, Erath county, Texas. Mary died in 18?5, after John. They are both buried in Hightower Cem. Erath county Texas. Their children: Louisa married William Henry JORDAN (my line); Mary E. married a Mr. YOUNG; Martha Jane married W.A. GORDON; Permelia married Wm.J. AIKEN; Frances married J. W. ALLISON; Eraline HIGHTOWER married R.B. EDWARDS; Robert married ?

ADAMS, BROOKS posted by Robert Brooks on Sunday, February 16, 1997

Looking for Thomas Harvey BROOKS, Grace Mae ADAMS

LANE, ROGERS posted by Della Lane on Monday, February 17, 1997

I am looking for any information on a Cora ROGERS who lived in McKinney, TX. In 1890 she married Hugh T. LANE. She died in 1894 in McKinney, TX and was buried in I think Walnut Cemetery in Mckinney , TX. Any information on this lady would be appreciated. Thanks, Della Lane

NEATHERY, NETHERY, NETHERYLY posted by Della Lane on Monday, February 17, 1997

Charles or James T. NETHERY came to Texas in 1880's. Any info. on NETHERY'S please contact me. Della Lane

DANIEL, DANIELS posted by Jessie Louise Nixon on Tuesday, February 18, 1997

Catherine Louisa DANIELS born 9/15/1893 in Hillsboro,TX to Eli F. and Mariah (sp) DANIELS. Surname could be listed as DANIEL. Eli was born Jan. (?), 1871 in Alabama and Mariah was born in Texas in Oct. 1874. There may be a marriage certificate for Eli and Mariah DANIELS in 1892 or 1893. I am looking for any information on this family and in particular a birth place and maiden name on Mariah. There may be a death certificate also on Mariah as appears she died very young. Thanks for any help.

PICKLESIMER, ROBERTS, SIMER posted by John Picklesimer on Wednesday, February 19, 1997

I am looking for information on a Lewis P. SIMER/P'SIMER. He left Kentucky between 1853 and 1857, moved to Illinois where he married Mariah ROBERTS. They had at least one child while living in Illinois. They had a total of eleven (11) children: 1. Isabella 2. Martha 3. George 4. Sarah 5. James 6. Thomas 7. Lewis 8. Alexander 9. Mary 10. John 11. Clara The family name was PICKLESIMER at the time of birth but was changed to P'SIMER/SIMER prior to moving to Illinois. I would appreciate any assistance in development of an entire descendant chart on this family. My goal is to publish a complete genealogy on this family from the first generation that settled in Kentucky to the present. John W. Picklesimer 2881 Middlesex Way Lexington, Kentucky 40503-2827

BRADFORD, LEDBETTER posted by Diane Stavenhagen Kadletz on Friday, February 21, 1997

Searching for info on Charles Henry BRADFORD b. 10 Oct 1810 SC, d. 8 June 1889 Erath County, buried Evergreen Cemetery, Lipan, Hood County. Married Eliza LEDBETTER b. 21 Jun 1820, d. 11 Dec 1886 in Erath, buried with husband. They moved with most of their children to Erath about 1858. Had children Mary, Lucy, Andrew, Margaret, Nancy, Caralina, Sarah Frances, Martha Isabelle, William, Robert Samson, James, H.J. and George M. Who were Charles' and Eliza's parents, what happened to the children? Any information appreciated.

BARBEE, MARTIN posted by Jimmy Lloyd on Saturday, February 22, 1997

Need info. on Walter (Kern) BARBEE b. 28 March 1846 TN., d. 24 Aug 1910 in Erath Co. Wife Sara Elizabeth MARTIN, b. 15 Sept 1844 TX., d. 4 Nov 1900. Both buried BARBEE Cem.

KARNEY, SANDERS, WOLFE posted by Sarah Stevens on Thursday, February 27, 1997

I am looking for any info on the family of Ellen Caroline WOLFE b. 28 Nov. 1840 in Johnson Co., Ark. Ellen m. Alex SANDERS who died. She then m. John David KARNEY on 23 March 1870 in Hopkins County, TX. Ellen and John had eight children named Sarah Lucinda, Levi Summers, Dan Bert, Sparks Andrew, Mary Emeline, Lewis David, Martha Jane,and James Patrick. Ellen d. 7 Feb. 1910 in Hopkins Co. One known brother was named Tobe. Three sister were a twin named Martha, Sarah, and Sallie. My grandmother always said that we were related to the WOLFES who started the WOLFE NURSERIES. I have recently found that the nurseries were opened by Ross R. WOLFE in Stephenville in 1919. Does anyone have any info on these WOLFES? Ellen was my great grandmother. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Sarah Stevens

FRANK, GEDDES, GRISSOM, KNIGHT posted by Mary McCrury on Thursday, February 27, 1997

GRISSOM, Francis Lee (FRANK), George Washington GRISSOM, Minnie Mae KNIGHT-GRISSOM, Samuel Agusta KNIGHT, Rebecca GEDDES-KNIGHT. This family lived in and around Lingleville, Erath Co.,TX about the turn of the century. Many are buried outside Lingleville. Some moved to Lamesa, Dawson Co. TX Please contact me at

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