Erath County, TX, Posted Queries for

Erath County, TX

Posted Queries for September thru October 1997


HUNSECKER, ROZELL, WELDON posted by Gloria Leslie on Tuesday, September 2, 1997

William Riley WELDON lived in Parker County in 1872. I am looking for information on an Comanche Indian raid that took place October 15, 1872. Twenty seven horses were stolen from Mr. WELDON. At the same time, a neighbor John S. ROZELL had 2 cousins killed by the Indians. Mr. Rozell lived 4 miles away in Hood County, Texas. Mr. Welldon wife was named Mary J. WELDON. Maiden name was HUNSECKER.

SIMPSON, TRIMBLE posted by Rick Charnes on Thursday, September 4, 1997

Looking for any descendants of Jim TRIMBLE and Ola/Bessie SIMPSON who married in Erath County around 1905-1910 and lived in Stephenville at least through the 1940s. I believe they had a child Charles Trimble. Thanks very much.

THOMPSON, THOMPSONS, WILLIAM posted by Don Thompson on Thursday, September 11, 1997

Looking for information on the following THOMPSONS in Montague County - 1880 Census - Wm. THOMPSON 61 VA VA SC Invalid Sarah A. 47 IN OH OH Jemima Waller 9 TX IL IN (stepdaughter) N. A. Applewhite 6 TX MS IN "Montage County Cemetery Book - Vol. 1" (Thelma Ann Pickard) W. M. Thompson - age 70 - died 9 Aug 1891 Appreciate any information on any of these people but especially the WILLIAM THOMPSONS.

MITCHELL, ROBERSON, ROBERTS, SALMON posted by David Salmon on Friday, September 12, 1997

SALMON, ROBERTS, ROBERSON, MITCHELL. I am researching the genealogy of Joseph SALMON (b. 1806, Greenup Co., KY, d. 1863, Erath Co., TX) and his wife, Elizabeth ROBERTS (b. 1806, VA, d. 1890, Erath Co., TX); of the ROBERSON and MITCHELL families of Erath Co., TX. I would like to exchange information.

BLAIR, JACKSON, SELF posted by Wanda Blair Ruby on Friday, September 12, 1997

Kate BLAIR, dau of Leroy JACKSON (BOB) b12 Oct 1895 married ? SELF in Erath or Lipan. When and Where. My GGAunt. Wanda Blair Ruby Email:

BAKER, GYGER posted by Cyndi on Monday, September 29, 1997

Looking for information on James Author GYGER born in Lyra, Texas 1853 and Vina Emiline BAKER born in Erath Texas 1860. .

CHILDERS, RODGERS, ROGERS, TURNEY posted by Nelda Conner on Thursday, October 2, 1997

I am looking for information on the TURNEY family who lived near Purvis during the late 1800's and descendents may still be in the area. The TURNEY family raised my great grandfather Charles Montgomery RODGERS after his mother Mary RODGERS died. His father was George W. RODGERS. I would like to find out how the Turney family was related. I have a theory that Mary's maiden name may have been Turney. She is buried in the Pecan Cemetery and the last name is spelled ROGERS. Any help would be appreciated. I know that Charles RODGERS and Malinda CHILDERS were married in Erath Co.

STANFORD, THOMAS posted by Donna Massa on Thursday, October 2, 1997

Seeking information regarding Joshua Tallie (Tally) STANFORD; issue from Levi STANFORD and ??; Family from the areas of Dorcester, Somerset, Wicomico Co.'s, Maryland; Moved around from MD, TN, GA, LA, FLA and TX; Believed to have been in Georgia aprox. 1820; Joshua married to (3rd wife??), Nancy Ann, (Mamie) THOMAS; Joshua, b. aprox. 1801, MD, Nancy, b. aprox. 1820, GA; married aprox. 1835, GA; They had the following children: William M. STANFORD, b. aprox. Aug. 22, 1854, Florida; married S.E. Jenkins, Robertson Co, TX, aprox. June 19, 1876, Robertson Co., TX; Wm. d. July 30, 1926, Burried, Kosse, Limestone, Co., TX; James Wesley STANFORD, b. April, 1846, m. Aug. 1867 to Mary E. Eaves, in Trinity Co., TX; Robert Lee STANFORD b. June 21, 1863; m. Melissa Walker, Robertson Co., TX, died Nov. 9, 1953; Noah Joshua STANFORD, b. Sept 16, 1858 in FLA?? died 14 January, 1937; Winnie STANFORD and Martha STANFORD. Have information regarding issue of William M. STANFORD (My Great Grandfather); Other common names that may be associated with this STANFORD clan: Levi, Levin, Joseph, Jonathan. Any info, please respond. Thanks. Donna.

, MARQUIS, SINCLAIRS, WILKINS posted by Michelle Marquis Jahn on Saturday, October 4, 1997

Looking for information on the William WILKINS (b. 1847) family of Erath co. After William died in 1904, his wife Alisa, (Elisa?) ____ traveled the Erath, Palo Pinto area sewing for families. She lived with her dau. Minnie Mae WILKINS MARQUIS in Strawn, Palo Pinto Co for a time. She was murdered around 1915 at the home of the SINCLAIRS ??? along with the wife and young dau. of the family. Any information on this event, and the WILKINS family, would be greatly appreciated.

BONDS, PEAY, STEPHENSON posted by Mike Taylor on Sunday, October 5, 1997

Are there any marriage records in Stephens, Eastland, or Erath counties for the 1880's? Looking for any STEPHENSON or BONDS marriages. John STEPHENSON and Rhoda Lee PEAY may have adopted three children about 1877 in the above three counties. Is there anyway I could verify this? Mike Taylor

BOWEN, BOWERS, CHAMBLISS, HEAD, SHARP, SITCHLER posted by Pat Stewart on Sunday, October 12, 1997

Looking for family of Ollie Mabry CHAMBLISS b. 4-25/27-1875 co. ukn, TX. d. 10-14-1951 Paris ( Lamar Co.) TX. parents, Tom Bell CHAMBLISS and Mattie Quillian ( her mother's name may have been SHARP) are all believed to be texans. Also SITCHLER, any spelling. James, b. Knoxville, TN m. Nancy Ann BOWEN, BOWERS, or HEAD, b. TN or MS. Believed to be of Choctaw or Chippewa decent, m. in Knoxville, TN. Her birth may be around 1840. Her maiden name is clouded due to family fighting over landgrant in OK. James/Jim is believed to be Cherokee and did not want govt. in his life and always, discarded their mail as did many others. Most of their children were born in Marion Co. AL and Pittsburg Co. OK, and their grandchildren in Fannin Co. TX. Don't know if grandparents moved with them.

SWAIN posted by Carroll Swain on Tuesday, October 14, 1997

I am looking for any SWAIN family members that may have lived in or around Glen Rose, Texas. I understand that some of them lived in the Chalk Mountain Area around 1920. Any information will greatly appreciated. I think that a Newt SWAIN and possibly a son Horace SWAIN, lived in the region.

CARSON, HILL, NELMS, RUPE, SNIPES posted by Betty Garner on Thursday, October 16, 1997

John RUPE m. Nona NELMS lived in Duffau, Erath Co, TX. 1894 when their daughter Lottie Lee RUPE was born. She had a sister Agnes RUPE m. ______SNIPES. Lottie Lee m. Roy L.CARSON & made their home in Hamilton TX. Agnes lived in Port Aransas, TX. Roy Luther CARSON'S mother Maggie Lillie HILL m. John L. CARSON. Would like any available information on these families. Please e-mail and we can share info. Thanks, Betty

CAMPBELL, HEAD, KEITH posted by Annette Harper Sevy on Thursday, October 30, 1997

I am looking for information on James L.? or R.? HEAD b abt 1836 in Tenn.? m 23 Dec 1858, Hunt Co.,TX to Lucinda Rebecca KEITH b 5 Jan 1840 in Hunt Co., TX. Her f Gabriel G? KEITH b 25 Feb 1819 in AL. d 5 May 1879, Victor, Erath Co., TX. Her m Cynthia Jane CAMPBELL b 21 Apr 1822, d 25 Jul 1892 Santa Anna, Calmers Co., TX. Gabriel and Cynthia m 15 May 1837, Hunt Co., TX. If you have any information on these families HEAD or KEITH, I would appreciate it. Thank you Annette Harper Sevy

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