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January-March 1997 Queries

David L. Jordan Fri Apr 4 11:43:20 1997
Looking for ancestors of JOHN MORRIS b about 1765 place unknown, d about 1845 in Coosa or Taladega County, Alabama. Had lived in Tenn. in late 1700's and early 1800's. Per 1830 census lived in Bibb County, Alabama and in 1840 lived in Coosa County. In 1850 census JOHN MORRIS'S son, BAILES MORRIS(age 44, b Tenn.), Wife, JANE NORTHCUT (daughter of JOHN NORTHCUT of Bibb County)(age 38 b Tenn)and 9 children being:

RUFUS KING MORRIS         AGE 19        M
REBECCA MORRIS                17        F
MARGARET MORRIS               12        F
JOHN?  MORRIS                 10        F?
ARNI J MORRIS                  9        M
JARRED W MORRIS                7        M
ROBERT C. MORRIS               5        M
FRANCES MORRIS                 4        F
JOSEPHINE                      1        F
REBECCA MORRIS                76        F (JOHN'S WIDOW ?)
BAILES MORRIS d 1880 and is buried in Old Goshen Cem, Henderson County, Tex. RUFUS KING MORRIS was teaching School in Robertson County, Tex. in 1860. Moved to Henderson, Kaufman, VanZandt Counties. Married MARY CATHRINE PALMER Sept. 26, 1867. RUFUS KING MORRIS D 1899.

William Gann Sat Apr 5 13:38:34 1997
Susan Harmon, daughter of Lucinda and Jacob Harmon, married James Franklin. I would like more information on exactly where Susan died. Also, Permelia C., Susan's sister, married Bernard Schmidt. Would also like more info on Permelia and her family. I have additional information on the siblings of these two sisters and am willing to share. Lucinda Harmon was the daughter of Ignatious Nathan Gann, a Rev War soldier of Washington County, TN. Have lots and lots of data on him.

dottie knox Sat Apr 5 20:28:49 1997
Searching for info on William RIDDLE born 1813 in Georgia(?) died in Limestone County, Texas 1869 1st wife-Caroline Hill Turner died 1851, Talladega County. 2nd wife-Mary Eler(Ellen)Smith in 1852 in Talladega Alabama. Children: William Jackson, James Turner, Mary Jane (STEWART), Thomas Mulligan Spear, John Welcome, Cynthia Angeline (TOMLINSON), Alexander Fletcher, Caroline Hill (WARD), Robert Wilson, Henry Elbert, Julian Ann, Nancy Elizabeth (HOPKINS), Amanda Lou, William M., Interested in deeds, burial records, or other info. on this family.

Nancy Harwood Sun Apr 6 19:03:05 1997
Looking for parents of William Holloway THOMPSON, born at Alpine, Talladega County, in July 1841. Father's name may have been Robert. Also looking for marriage record for William Holloway THOMPSON and Nancy Jane ROBERTS, sometime between 1860 census and 1866.

Pam Stone Wed Apr 9 10:45:42 1997
WRIGHT/MCCLURKIN/GLOVER Seek descs. of George Clinton WRIGHT, Sr., b. 1810, Laurens Co., SC, d. 1890, Talladega Co., AL, son of David WRIGHT & Rebecca ANDREWS and grandson of Joseph & Mary WRIGHT of Laurens Co., SC; m. Nancy MCCLURKIN, dau. of James MCCLURKIN and Magaret CUNNINGHAM. George Clinton & Nancy McClurkin WRIGHT reportedly had: (1) William Dean WRIGHT, b. 1835, AL, m. Rebecca TEAGUE; (2) Catherine WRIGHT, b. 1837; (3, 4) (twins) John & Margaret WRIGHT, b. 1841, (5) James A. WRIGHT, b. 1844, d. 1869, Limestone Co., TX, m. Mattie Louise WALLER; (6) Zachary Taylor WRIGHT, b. 1845, d. 1872, Limestone Co., TX, m. Merinda Caroline -----; (7) Charlton WRIGHT, b. 1848; (8) George Clinton WRIGHT, Jr., b. 1849, Talladega Co., AL, d. unknown yr., near Oxford, Talladega Co., AL, m. 1875, Darthuda GLOVER, dau. of Nathaniel & Jeretta Sims GLOVER. Geo. C. Jr. & Darthuda had: (1) Charles Glover WRIGHT (d. young); (2) Margaret "Margie" WRIGHT; (3) Welldon WRIGHT; (4) Cleopas WRIGHT; (5) Julius Howard WRIGHT; (6) Jesse (Jessie?) WRIGHT (d. young); (7) Benjamin WRIGHT (d. young); (8) Pauline WRIGHT; (9) Homer

Carol Moody Thu Apr 10 07:08:13 1997
I am searching for proof of a marriage between Isaac Daniel MOODY and Susie HOLMES WESTBROOK. Susie Holmes was married to a Mr. Westbrook, who was a soldier in the Spanish American war. She received notification that he was killed, so she later remarried to Isaac Daniel MOODY. Mr. Westbrook returned home at the end of the war. I would like verification of this story and any other information anyone would like to share. This would have been in the early 1900's in Talladega Co. (or possibly Clay Co.)

Beverly Flores Fri Apr 11 09:02:43 1997
Looking for any info on the Leach family in Talladega County,Al. I have John Leach b.c1849 m. Dialphia Handly both are buried in Tallassehatchie Cemt. Talladega. They had 4 children Lucy b. unk m. J.Edward Sycamore they had 9children. Elba b. unk m. Barnaba Hollins they had 3 children Emma b. unk m. Ed Matchen they had 4 children . William W.Leach b. 1872 d. 1941 m. Hixie Josephine Morris. Any information on the above people I would appreciate. They are all buried in Tallassehatchie Cemt. Talladega. I have other information if someone feels we are connected. Surnames:Leach,Seales,Martin,Sewell

Joyce Parnell McCullough Tue Apr 15 16:35:16 1997
Need data on William PARNELL, b. SC in 1800; m. Nancy Agnes ABLES, b. SC. Moved to Alabama via Hall County Georgia in about 1860. Family tradition says William was from County Armagh, Ireland, and came to US with two brothers. Have been unable to prove or disprove, but on 1860, 1870 Census William said he and his father was born in SC. Sure would like to put this story to rest. All help will be acknowledged and information shared. E-Mail

Barbara Tillery Wed Apr 16 23:50:58 1997
Looking for information on Stephen JOHNSON and Caroline TATE who were in Talladega Co in 1870. Son, Malberry JOHNSON married Louisa WHALEN in 1872. Daughter, Julia JOHNSON married Nathaniel ROCHESTER in 1871.

Gayla Bishop Sun Apr 20 14:47:43 1997
I am seeking information on Ezeakial Strickland born 1809 in SC; married Jane Dillard (daughter of Samuel Dillard and Elizabeth Reid) on 16 Dec 1841 in chatooga County GA; lived in Calhoun/Benton County AL and in 1847 traveled to Clark County Arkansas with several Strickland and Dillard families; they stayed in AR until at least 1859 when the eighth of their 10 children was born; they returned to Talledega County and were living there in 1870 and 1880 with their son Samuel. Please e-mail me if you have any information on them.

JAMES D. PAYNE Thu Apr 24 05:20:12 1997
Researching the Payne / Paine, Strain,Ponder,McKee,Smith, Sailors, Of Talladega county Al., Randolph county Al., Clay County Al., South Carolina.

Brenda Dearman Thu Apr 24 09:32:23 1997
Am researching MADISON PARSONS HAYES in Talladega Cty, AL. I believe his Father to be James Parsons HAYES. Madison's daughters Julia and Sarah married Isaac MOXLEY and his father John A. MOXLEY. Need info on both the HAYES and MOXLEY'S. Also, on Nancy Amanda BYARS, who was John A. MOXLEY"S first wife.

Patricia Nall Silbaugh Thu Apr 24 13:22:10 1997
I would appreciate any information on the surnames NALL and BUTTERWORTH in Talladega Co Ala durning the times of 1850 to 1910. James G Nall b 1845 Ga married Elizabeth Butterworth Nall b 1846 GA. Elizabeth Butterworth is listed as Mrs Elizabeth Nall on the marriage document in 1865. There is speculation that she had been married to another Nall who may have died in Civil War. Both James Nall and Elizabeth are associated with the Antioch Baptist Church in Talladega Co. Their children are: Celesta, M Emma, Tom J, M Ellen, William Clem, Marcus Lafayette, James Wiley, John R.

Carolyn Tue Apr 29 19:16:43 1997
BOWDEN, Reddin or Reading born 1796 in NC, wife named Frances, children James, Sam, Thomas, SE and two others I cannot read from census. Found in 1850 and 1860 Talladega Co, Ala census. Hoping for will or particular information about son named Thomas. Thanks Carolyn

Lynda Blackmon Tue Apr 29 09:14:19 1997
Sim I. Blackmon(1854-1932)wife Mary Addie White his family was around Tall.any one know of any cemeteries with Blackmons?

Edna Clack Thu May 1 06:59:49 1997
Seeking information on the descendants of Major BEAVERS and wife, Malvina CLACK. They supposedly moved to Talladega very early 1800's. Any help appreciated. (Major is a given name, not a title).

Jim Lackey Sat May 3 07:49:46 1997
I am looking for information on Amos Lackey, Nancy Lackey,Amos Burrel Lackey or any other Lackeys who may have lived in Taladega County between 1830 and 1860.

Diane Bender Sat May 3 14:10:06 1997
Charles JORDAN d in 1845. His children were Aurelia, who m Sanford MOORE; Elizabeth M., m Thomas BRYANT; Cynthia m William DOOLEY; Zachariah, William Riley, bc1808, m Jane JACKSON 22 October 1829 Henry Co. GA, Mary Anne (18 Jan 1809) m David C. EIDSON, Lucretia (5 Jan 1812) m George Fletcher SHEPARD, James D. m Mary MORRIS, and John C. Would like to know the origins of Charles JORDAN and his wife Elizabeth ?SMITH.

Carolyn Opfer Fri May 9 19:55:18 1997
Looking for READING OR RED BOWDEN, born 1796 in North Carolina, He married a Francis some children are: James, Thomas, Sam. He is found in 1830 in Jones Co, North Carolina, 1840 Calhoun Co, formerly Benton Co, Georgia, 1850 Benton co Georgia, 1860 Talladega co Alabama. Grateful for any information. Thanks, Carolyn

Ann Slaughter Sun May 11 21:18:57 1997
HELP!! Looking for father of CHARLES IRWIN THOMPSON b. Aug. 25, 1844 Cawlizah, Talladega Co. Al. He married (1) Margaret (Loflin ?) Sept. 30, 1869. (2) MARY ROZELLE m. after april of 1910. Would like any help in locating Margarett's madian name. Believe CHARLES IRWIN'S fathers name was also CHARLES. He married TEMPERENCE "TEMPY" PHILLIPS Nov. 22, 1831, Walton Co. GA. Tempy was born circ. 1815-17 in GA Moved to Alabama year unknown. They had eight children that I know of: (1) John L.,b. 1833 ? (2) Nancy Annie, b. 1835 (3) Sophiah, b. 1837 (4)William Joseph (Bill) b. 1839, (5) Amanda Jane,b. May 10, 1837 (6) Mary Frances, B.1845 (7) Charles Irwin, (8) Henry Zachariah b. 1848. Any help that comes my way will be greatly appriciated. I am at a brick wall.

Frank Chandler Tue May 13 06:05:53 1997
Seek information on Nancy A. MONCRIEF b. 27 Dec 1842 d. 7 Sep 1911 in Clay, Al. Married James J. Chandler, most likely in Talladega Co. Moved to the Birmingham area @ mid 1880's.

Danny Brown Wed May 14 13:15:51 1997
Looking for info on William Hampton Patterson of Talledega County, Ala. Need personal data, and need to know if he fought in Civil War. If so, which regiment and dates he was ther.

Albert Bair Sun May 18 17:55:33 1997
Trying to locate a J. P. Cantrell who was from Hopewell al. in 1942 when he went in service in ww 2 he was in th 529 th engineer light panton co with me we served in europe. edward wade was from Talladege Al

Beverly Flores Mon May 19 14:52:22 1997
Searching for information on James W. Leach b. abt 1825 in Georgia, married Sarah Watkins on January 2nd, 1840 in Forsyth County, Georgia. They had 5 children in Georgia and moved to Talladega County, Alabama abt 1855. The 1860 Talladega County Census shows a male child about 2 years old. The name is Pestilla Washington we are sure of the spelling. Only 4 of the children show up on the census so I am trying to find where the rest of the children are. I alot of information and I am at a brick wall trying to find the burial place of James W. and Sarah. The most part of the family is buried in Tallasachatie Cemt. and Rocky Mtn. Any information or guides as to where to go to would be helpful. Thank you. This is my 3gr grandparents. My 2gr grandparents were John B. Leach and Dialphia Handley My Gr grandparents are William Washington Leach and Josie P. Morris. My grandfather was Fred Emerson Leach and Zora Mae Seals. Thanks

Cynthia Wilson Harrison Wed May 21 08:20:54 1997
I am seeking any information on the following family Larkin Tarrent m Mary Crocker (Coucher?) late 1700's had daughter Martha Tarrent m William C Wilson had son William Wilson m Caroline Estill (before 1861) (above married by a Leonard Tarrent-maybe a relation?) had son Walker Reynolds m Henrietta Landers of Rome

Paul Bonham Woodard Fri May 23 16:29:32 1997
I am looking for any information that may be available on the parentage of my great-grandfather. His name was Thaddeus David Woodard, born on 3 October 1861 in Alabama. He married Mary Anna Dark of Tallapoosa County on 19 December 1886. Thaddeus David (T.D.) and Mary Anna had several children, including my grandfather, Percy Perry (Sr.), who was born in Anniston, Calhoun County, on 22 June 1900. They subsequently moved to Texas following the birth of my grandfather. I am trying to find out any information possible on the name of T.D.'s father, which has been lost to history as far as I know. Any information on the Woodard line would also be greatly appreciated.

Sue Howard Wed May 28 08:52:49 1997
I'm still looking for my great grandfather, John L. Thomas and his family, wife - supposedly named Belinda F. Thomas. John was born in 1820 in Georgia and Belinda in 1822 in Georgia. John fought and died in the Civil War - now,whether it was in Georgia or Alabama, that I don't know. My grandmother was a Susanna Americus Melvina Thomas, born in 1850, also supposedly in Georgia. She married John Fleming Gilbert. Now, I know that John Fleming Gilbert was born in 1848 in Tallapoosa Co., Alabama, but I don't know how he and Susanna got together. John Fleming Gilbert's parents were William Gilbert and Drusilla Canady Gilbert. They were both born in 1815, Drusilla in GA and William, either GA or TN. Looking for information on any of these people - Surnames: Thomas, Gilbert and Canady. Any help will be truly appreciated.

Brenda Dearman Wed May 28 18:43:55 1997
I am researching Madison P. Hayes, born abt. 1812 TN, married Malinda? abt 1832, AL. His brother John lived next door in all census. Madison and Malinda had 9 girls and 2 boys. His daughters, Julia married Isaac Moxley and Sarah married John A. Moxley (Isaac's father) John's first wife was Nancy Amanda Byars. I believe these Hayes'es to be related to the Hayes's from GA, also living in Talladega. Does anyone have any info?

Donna Lane Fri Jun 6 11:16:42 1997
I am seeking information on the following: Daniel ALLISON listed on the 1840 census in Talladega Co.;Carter Austin ALLISON married to Margaret E. SHELLEY 9 June 1842 in Talladega, AL; Permelia ALLISON married 1836 to John ROBERSON in Talladega Co.; Emaline ALLISON married to David OGLETREE residing in Talladega Co. in 1850. Any information would be appreciated.

Grace Burt Fri Jun 6 19:55:11 1997
Seeking information for gr grandfather, Rush MCGRADY, b.AL 27 Dec, 1830. Married Frances A. GRAVES [d/o George and Louisa (JOHNSON) Graves) on 26 Aug, 1858 in Talladega, AL. Who were his parents? He served with Co. G, 2nd Alabama Cavalry, Coosa Co.,from 3 May, 1862 until 22 May, 1865. He was paroled at Talladega. Any help will be appreciated.

Julia Putnam Sat Jun 7 19:04:36 1997
John M. Larn 1849-1878 last name possibly Laren- may have been in Calhoun Co-1860s In Fort Griffin, TX 1870-78 George A Laren on 1860 census Calhoun Co.- may be father of John M- one of sons named John and correct age for the John I am researching Any information appreciated

Sallie Henry Sun Jun 22 15:31:56 1997
Searching for the parents of Love Chandler b @1828 Alabama married Georgia Ann Black B1837 Georgia. Children:Ann, George, James W., Victory, Dorah, Lafayette, Ernester, Eugennia, He enlisted in the civil war in Talladago County, He died in DeKalb County Alabama in 1900.

William B. Woodward, Jr. Fri Jun 27 12:05:37 1997
I am interested in information regarding JOHN JEFFERSON WOODWARD who moved from Fairfield County, SC to Talledega County prior to the Civil War. He was a lawyer and state representative. He died while commanding the 10th Ala Inf in Virginia and was buried in Fairfield County, SC. Thanks for any info in this regard.

Adela Carney Sat Jun 28 11:36:31 1997
Looking for any information on James T. BALLARD b July 10, 1845 in Talladega Co d April 13, 1915 in Commanche Co. Tx m: Sara F. NABORS b Aug 14, 1850 in Talladega Co.,Al.d 5-17-1930 in Commanche Co., Tx. They begat Roland A. BALLARD abt 1879 in Talladega Co. d 1946 in Lubbock, Tx. Any information on the BALLARD and NABORS families of this county would be greatly appreciated.



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