Sabine County, TX, Posted Queries for

Sabine County, Texas

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MEIGS, SANDERS, WOOD posted by William M. Thornhill on Sunday, May 4, 1997

On 24 Nov 1881 Louis L. SANDERS married Mary Ann (Mollie) WOOD in Sabine Co, TX. According to census records, Louis SANDERS was born in TX on 5 Dec 1860. This is all the information that I have on Louis SANDERS. Mollie WOOD was the daughter of Thomas Edwin WOOD (b. 1 Oct 1844 TX d. 1877 TX) and Nancy Ann MEIGS (b. 28 Sep 1844 AL d unk). Would appreciate any information on Louis SANDERS.

FARRIS, RANDOLPH posted by Thelma Shields on Wednesday, May 7, 1997

Researching the families of John G. RANDOLPH in Rusk County Texas in 1860. Also researching the families of Joseph H. FARRIS in Sabine County Texas

MEADOR, MEADOW posted by Nelda Mosley on Sunday, May 11, 1997

Looking for info on James MEADOR / MEADOW family...listed in 1910 Sabine County Census with wife Mary and children Edding, Joe, Levi and Tom.

HORTON posted by Thelma Shields on Friday, May 23, 1997

Researching the families of John HORTON, early settler in Sabine County Texas. Would like to correspond with any one working on this line.

MCMAHAN, YOUNG posted by Paul McAfee on Wednesday, May 28, 1997

I am going to be researching the YOUNG family, specifically the line that includes Acton YOUNG, son-in-law of Samuel Doak MCMAHAN of Sabine County, and the .ancestors of Samuel's wife, Phoebe YOUNG. I think there were descendents of Acton Young in the Woodville area at one time and probably some still there. One name I am definitely interested in is Miss Eliza Duvall YOUNG, a neice of Phoebe YOUNG and who lived in Medon (Madison County) Tennessee around 1840. Thanks very much.

DENHAM, FIELDER, HAND, WARD posted by M. B. Dennis on Sunday, June 1, 1997

Searching for descendants of Willis B. HAND who was shown in the 1900 census at Milam, Sabine Co., TX. His children listed with him were Will (23), and Lon (27). Willis was 53 and was from Carroll Co., GA. He had married Mary DENHAM in 1889 in GA then moved to TX. There were grandchildren with him, Johnnie (9), Annie (7) John (4) and Montie (3). Any help would be appreciated. Will share info on WARD's, FIELDER's and related familes from Carroll , Coweta, and Meriwether GA counties,

CHILES, LOVIN, LOVING posted by Leatha A Betts on Wednesday, June 4, 1997

Willing to share genealogy of Manuel W. LOVING, Elizabeth CHILES, Lydia LOVING, Adam LOVING, William LOVIN, Moses Washington CHILES, Seaborn CHILES. Have land records, miscelaneous documents from Stephen F. Austin library and records from Georgia. I am seeking descendants who are interested in native american roots.

MEADOR posted by Micheal McGreevy on Friday, June 6, 1997

My great great grandfather, Dr. Richard A. MEADOR moved to Milam in 1844 and practiced medecine there until he died in 1853. In 1850, his daughter Sarah died and was burried in the garden of their home. Dr. MEADOR removed his son Charles' remains from their resting place and reinterred them next to Sarah's.This site is now the Meador Family Cemetary north of Milam on Hwy. 87.It is on the register of the Texas Historical Commission and is maintained by the MEADOR Family Cemetary Association. P.S. An excellent article on this family appeared in The Sabine County Times on March 20,1996 ( page 17).

WHITE posted by Micheal McGreevy on Friday, June 6, 1997

My ggg grandfather, Edward WHITE, was born in Va. in 1781 and died in Sabine County in 1870.One of his sons, Henry Strickland White established one of the first churches in Sabine County, was a Mason, owned the White Plantation west of Hemphill, and was the last "paderos" for the return of run-away-slaves in the county.

BUCKLEY, ERWIN posted by Micheal McGreevy on Friday, June 6, 1997

My grandfather was John Preston ERWIN, Sr. For many years he and my grandmother, Clemence Eloise BUCKLEY ERWIN owned and operated the J.P. Erwin Grocery , feed store, and Texaco station in Hemphill. In his youth, he was the oiler at the old Knox Sawmill. After retiring from the grocery, he built and maintained many rent houses in the area and owned a lot property. Preston and Clemence had four children who all still reside in Texas with the youngest, William Buckley "Joe" ERWIN still residing in Hemphill. My grandmother is a lifelong resident of Hemphill. Her family (BUCKLEY) has lived in Sabine County since before the Civil War and many are burried in the Old Hemphill Cemetary and the Meador Family Cemetary in Milam.

ARMSTRONG, DOWLING, SPRINGER posted by Micheal McGreevy on Saturday, June 7, 1997

I was thrilled to find this site. My mothers family's roots in Sabine County date back to before Republic of Texas times. Although I found few of my ancestral surnames, I have made submissions to get them added. My particular interest is the Civil War. I am adjutant of Dick DOWLING Camp 1295 Sons of Confederate Veterans in Beaumont. My great grandmother, Susan ARMSTRONG SPRINGER was the last surviving Civil War widow in Sabine County, and I am researching six of my ancestors from Hemphill and Milam who served in the Confederate armed forces. Due to the loss of the Sabine County records when the courthouse burned, this is a slow task as you no doubt know. I would love to see something on Sabine County's Civil War history included on this web site. If I can help, let me know. My camp's homepage is located at if you would care to check it out. Keep up the good work.

WIDENER, WIDNER posted by Steve Widener on Friday, June 13, 1997

Looking for information on Michael WIDENER (WIDNER) who left Tennessee around 1840. Michael was found in Madison County, Alabama around 1843. Finally, he was listed in the 1850 Sabine County, Texas census. At this time he was close to ninety years old and had a son that was about eight years old. The son's name was Michael also. Would like to exchange information with anyone interested in this family.

ANDRUS, DAVIS, EDGAR, MCDANIEL, MCDONALD, WALTON posted by Betty K. Edgar on Monday, June 23, 1997

Seeking documented information on: William Watson MCDANIEL (1814 SC - 1869 Sabine Co, TX) m. Winnie WALTON (1820 SC - 1860/1870 Sabine Co, TX) Bluford MCDONALD (1858 AL - 1936 Sabine Co, TX) m. Mare Josephine DAVIS (1859 LA - 1906 Sabine Co, TX) W. Nicholas EDGAR (1785 PA 0 ca 1863 Sabine Co, TX) m. Alice Ann ANDRUS (1795 LA - 1906 Sabine Co, TX) Daniel Divinity EDGAR (1823 LA - 1890 San Augustine Co, TX) m Louvenia Ellen MCDANIEL (1839 SC - 1903 Sabine Co, TX).

DAVIS, MCDONALD posted by Betty K. Edgar on Friday, June 27, 1997

Seeking siblings, parents, and grandparents of Bluford McDONALD. Born 1858 in Ladiga, Calhoun Co, AL. Died 1936 in Sabine Co, TX. According to his obituary he was orphaned, and at the age of ten moved to Gladewater, Upshur Co, TX to live with a brother. Married 1879 in Bienville Parish, LA to Mare Josephine DAVIS (b.1859 Bienville Parish, LA.1936 Sabine Co, TX) They had the following children: 1) William C. 2) Sarah Idella 3) Oscar 4) James Oliver 5) Ernest Fletcher 6) Clrence 7) Charlie Matthew 8) Jesse 9) Lela.

GRUBBS, JONES posted by Cindy Johnson on Sunday, June 29, 1997

Looking for information on Charles Stuart JONES b. ca1815/d.Sept.1879) m. Methany GRUBBS. Children are Amances JONES, Coleman JONES, Foster JONES, Catherine JONES, Charles JONES, Grachery JONES, Enoch Grubbs JONES, Thomas JONES, Methany JONES, Latham Charles JONES, and Lizzie JONES.

CARD, DOGGETT, JONES posted by Cindy Johnson on Sunday, June 29, 1997

Looking for relatives of Enoch Grubbs JONES and atherine Elizabeth DOGGETT (Dau. of Jessee DOGGETT and Mary CARD). Children of Enoch Grubbs JONES and Catherine DOGGETT are Addie, Lillie, Willie Leslie, Marie, Thayne, Luzelle, ?, Vivian, Lynn T., Charles Stuart, Byron E., Vessie, and Fred. Any information would be helpful. Thank you.

JACKS posted by Betty Jacks on Sunday, June 29, 1997

My Father in Law is Ivy JACKS. Any one knowing anything about where the Jacks came from please contact me.

STEPHENS, STEVENS, WINDHAM posted by Steve McAlister on Monday, June 30, 1997

Researching WINDHAM family in east texas. Gr-grandfather, Thomas Henry WINDHAM ( b. 22 May 1855, Alab. d. 7 Mar 1929, Tx.) moved to Shelby Cty and then to Sabine Cty (Bronson). He travelled and preached all around San Aug., Sabine, Shelby & Newton ctys. Married to Ida STEPHENS / STEVENS. They are buried in Woodlawn Cem. in Timpson. If anyone knows any history of Blue Springs, Tx., please contact me. Thomas Henry WINDHAM performed the cornerstone dedication ceremony for a church (probably Methodist) at Blue Springs in Sept. 1923. In the vault of the cornerstone, he placed several family books and Bibles and a written history of his life that I very important to me. Blue Springs is no longer on the map and I'm trying to find out what happened to the church and get my hands on the things in the cornerstone vault. Please help. Thanks, Steve McAlister.

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