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Vol. 64 No. 3 - Fall 2017

WILLIAMS: Looking for maiden name of Elizabeth Jane born 14 FEB 1824. Married Henry Williams. Lived in Giles County, TN in 1850 and 1860. Died 22 JUN 1894, Limestone County, AL.
Contact: Robin Coffman, 1710 Muny Vista Dr, Apt 222, Alton, IL 62002, threerobin@yahoo.com, 618-491-4350                                

SCOTT: Looking for birth, death, marriage and parentage information for James Scott (b. abt 1845 TN, d. abt 1876 TX) and his wife Linda Barnhill (b. abt 1854 TN, d. abt 1880 TX), parents of Robert Clayton Scott. Robert was born 2 SEP 1875, Post Oak, Parker, TX and died 30 NOV 1900, Hess, Jackson, OK. Robert’s wife was Emma Ida Ritchey, born 18 JAN 1877 Cedar Hill, Dallas, TX, died 7 MAR 1973 Altus, Jackson, OK.
Contact: Jodi K. Stevens, 6531 S. Kellerman Way, Aurora CO 80016, 303-573-1000,

Vol. 64 No. 2 - Summer 2017

TURCO - RASPO: Seeking siblings of Joseph Turco/Giuseppe Turko, born 4-9-1880, died 12-8-1960, Celico, Cosenza, Calabria, Italy; and his wife Rachel Marie Raspo/Rospo/Rospa, born 1-15-1876, Italy, died 2-16-1949 PA. Rachel’s parents were Antonio/Tony Rospo and Josephine Bernardo. Joseph's parents were Salvatore Turco and Filomena Rende.  The first child born to Joseph and Rachel in the US was Rose Turko/Bruno, born 5-29-1904 in Strabane PA.
Contact: Sharon Turco, 

McDONALD: Looking for information about Sally McDonald b.1848, White, TN. Father John B. McDonald. Mother Juda Manning McDonald.
Contact: Barbara L. Fischer, bfischer53223@gmail.com  

TRICE: Looking for information on Anderson Trice who lived in Giles Co and died about 1870.  Would like proof of father, who was probably Andrew Trice.
Contact: Madalyn Teal, 17078 Vinland, Addison TX 75001, mteal@aol.com

TURNER: Need family of Joseph L. Turner, b. abt 1830 TN. Married Mollie Locke (d. of George Washington Locke and Nancy Hester) 26 Dec 1853 Fayette Co TN. In 1860 census for Chicot Co AR but gone by 7/1862. Children: Andrew Millard b. abt 1856 LA d. 1878; Alice Lenore b 17 Jan 1858 MS or LA m. David Franklin Rutledge 22 Dec 1881 Shelby Co TN.
Contact: Margaret Rutledge, 1906 Orange Ave, Costa Mesa CA 92627-2212,
margaretrutledge@earthlink.net, 949-646-5687

Vol. 64 No. 1 - Spring 2017

FLIPPEN - GREEN: Seeking burial site information for Natha Burdine Flippen; wife, Mary A. Purnell; daughter, Mary D. Flippen. Mary D.'s 1950 death certificate states burial in Flippen Cemetery near Lebanon, TN. No information found in Lebanon, Hartsville or Carthage Libraries. No records found in Wilson County Historical Society either.
Contact: Richard H. Anglin Jr., 223 Travis Trail, Madison MS 39110, (601)856-4881,  beeve@bellsouth.net

Vol. 63 No. 4 - Winter 2016

HUTSON: Looking for information and any descendants of Ralph Hutson. Born 1898 in Goldsboro, Caroline County, Maryland. His father William T. Hutson or William A. Hutson.
Contact: Cheri Hutson, (901) 733-4325, cheri.hutson@att.net 

Vol. 63 No. 3 - Fall 2016

WARD: Looking for information and any descendants of Earl Raymond Ward. Born in McAdoo, Penn. on October 13, 1916 and died April 15, 2002 in Hoffman Estates, Ill. He worked for ICRR as a switchman. Married (2) Mary Pauline McGarah on March 28, 1945 (3) Eleanore P. Nowicki in 1964 (?)
Contact: Paula Archer, 2153 Thorncroft Dr., Germantown, TN 38138, (901)754-1075

ARCHER: Looking for information and descendants of Cornelius Archer. Born January 18, 1879 in Rome, Ga. Died June 2, 1964 in Memphis, Tenn. Married (1) Katie Beadles on October 10, 1908, (2) Bessie Wilson on September 8, 1927.
Contact: Paula Archer, 2153 Thorncroft Dr., Germantown, TN 38138, (901)754-1075

SINCLAIR: Looking for information on Elza Sinclair. Born Ketucky about 1826, died about 1900, buried Young Cemetery, Hancock County, Ky. Married Martha Jane Jarboe, possibly in Grayson county, Ky. Living in Hancock County in 1860. Child Alexander (b. Nov. 1853) Need Elza’s parents (possibly born in Virginia), and verification of birth date, marriage date and place.
Contact: Susan Sinclair Keirce at skeirce@gmail.com.

Vol. 63 No. 2 - Summer 2016 

BONNER – BUCHANAN: Looking for information on Sarah Antoinette (maiden) Bonner (married) Buchanan, born i n 1822 and died in 1893. Born in Pickens County, Alabama and moved to Chickasaw County Miss. in late 1830s. She died and was buried in Houston, Chickasaw County, Miss. Need to know who her parents are and information on any siblings.
Contact: Joy Herrera (901) 830-3631, jdhrn56@msn.com

PERRYMAN – STEWART: Looking for information on Josephine Perryman, born 1871 in Tennessee. Father Baitman Perryman (b. 1852 in Tennessee); mother Elizabeth and sister Adline. Josephine married J. H. Stewart and died in Texas about 1900. I cannot find birth info for Josephine or her father, Baitman (born in Kentucky). They lived in District 17, Henderson County in 1880.
Contact: Karen Lermuseaux, P. O. Box 86, Bernalillo, New Mexico 87004. (505) 867-5163, ermajoe@aol.com

Vol. 63 No. 1 - Spring 2016 

GILBREATH – PARKER – PARKE: MARY Ann Gilbreath, born approximately 1814 in Tennessee, county unknown. Married John C. Parker, born in North Carolina about 1814. First child, Martha A. Born in Tennessee about 1845. Family moved to Mine Creek, Hempstead Co., Ark. before 1850. A possible brother of John is Thomas G. Parke.
Contact: Lisa Dennis Mahler, 6009 Winners Circle, San Angelo, Texas 76904. Imkm@suddenlink.net, (325) 234-8049

SMITH-CARD: Charles Calvin Smith, born May 10, 1866, Hamilton County. Mother, Nancy J. Smith; Father, William H. Card. Any information on family or siblings is appreciated.
Contact: Frances Cooley, 2113 Earnshaw Dr., Placentia, California 92870. guyfran@roadrunner.com

PERRY-CLARK-MCLEMORE: CYE Perry of Olive Branch, Mississippi. Looking for his father and siblings, my great-grandmother Emma Perry Clark. Andrew McLemore’s father Henry McLemore of Memphis, born about 1917 and his mother, Annie. Contact: Jacqueline Gardner, 7063 River Run Ln., Memphis, Tennessee 38119, (901) 238-4324, jrg79566@yahoo.com

DRENNAN-MILLER: Hinson Drennan, born 1818 in Tennessee. Wife, Hester Miller born in 1829 in Tennessee.
Contact: DiAnne Drennan,2129 Prestwick, Germantown, Tennessee 38139, (901) 756-6601, diannedrennan@bellsouth.net

MURRAY-HUNT: I would appreciate any info, especially parents of William Patrick Murray, born in Dekalb Co., Tenn. about 1828. He married Rebecca Ann Hunt, daughter of Abel, between 1845-1848 in Tennessee.
Contact: Linda Ward, 402 E. Market S., Princeton, KY 42445, (270) 625-3107. linda.a.ward54@gmail.com

SMEDLEY-BAREFOOT-MCCONNELL: Family names, Smedley, Barefoot, McConnell, Holman, Hunt, Story
Contact: Betty McDougald, 9903 Kemp Forest, Houston, Texas 77080, (713) 996-9697, bettym6812@comcast.net

BRYANT-DUNCAN-WEATHERINGTON:  Parents of John Allen Bryant. He was born November 22, 1828 in North Carolina and died September 25, 1885, probably in Dyer County, Tenn. He was married to Nancy Isabelle Duncan. I would be glad to exchange information with anyone researching this family. Parents of Mary Alice Weatherington Bryant. She was born December 15, 1859 and died in 1907, all in Dyer County, Tenn. I believe her father was Willis Weatherington, but know nothing else about him. Her mother was Mary, maiden name unknown. I would be glad to exchange information with anyone researching this family.
Contact: Judy Brown, 780 T. St., Springfield, Ore. 97477, (541) 736-1757, Judyb7@comcast.net

DAVIS-GASTON: Seeking information about Robert Davis born about 1756 in Virginia who was married to Jane Gaston, born about 1765 in South Carolina. Jane was the daughter of William A. Gaston. Both supposedly died in Collierville, Shelby County, Tenn. in the 1830s, but cannot find any proof. One of their children, William Gaston Davis, is buried in the Old Salem Presbyterian Cemetery. William served in the War of 1812. Any information is appreciated.
Contact: Cindy Rodgers, rodgersindy@yahoo.com

Vol. 62 No. 4 - Winter 2015

DAVIS – LUCADO – TODD: Seeking information on Benjamin J. Davis, b. ca. 1805 in NC, d. ca. 1875 in Shelby Co., TN. Married 23 Dec 1845 in Somerville, Fayette Co, TN, to Sarah Nancy Elizabeth Lucado, bur. Egypt Baptist Church Cem., Shelby Co., TN. She was married 1st to John Todd ca. 1840 and had two children: Susan Todd b. 1841 and John Todd b. 1844. Benjamin and Sarah had children Benjamin Morgan Davis, b. 30 Nov 1846; Peter H. Davis, b. 13 Aug 1848; Sarah Elizabeth Davis, b. 13 June, 1858; Mary Malverta Davis, b. 10 Mar 1860 and Jessie Samuel Davis, b. May 1865.
Contact: Joyce Parke, 534 Troy-O’Fallon Road, Troy IL, 62294, 618-667-0156

GILLASPIE – LeFORCE/LAFORCE: Need info on Mary Jane Polly Gillaspie, married to Renald Rene LeForce/LaForce III. Born 1754, d. 1816 in Tennessee.
Contact: Sue Barnes 2633 CR 154, Tuscola, TX 79562, cb55477100@aol.com

NIGHT RIDERS of REELFOOT LAKE: Seeking any unpublished material, photos, or family stories on the Reelfoot Lake Night Riders (ca. 1908). Especially interested in men from outside Lake or Obion Counties who may have participated.
Contact:Frank Cook, 1672 Globe Rd., Lewisburg, TN 37091, 931-359-7698, uncloudedpress@gmail.com

HURST – BREEDEN/BREEDING – NUNN: I am searching on Hurst & Breeden/Breeding & Nunn families. John Hurst, Fielding Hurst. I’m interested in anything you can find. Elizabeth Nunn was married into the Breeden/Breeding families & there is a possibility she married into the Hurst family also.
Contact: Robin Hurst, P.O. Box 753, Kelso, WA 98626, 360-9269, robinhurst65@gmail.com

GEE: Seeking any information on J. C. Gee, b. ca. 1815 in TN. Married Sarina ____, moved to AR and TX. Children: Ulysses Lafayette Gee, William Gee, James T. Gee and Mary F. Gee. Who were his parents?
Contact: Shirley M. Gee, 3045 Oakleigh Manor Cr., Germantown, TN 38138, dramama6@aol.com, 901-756-6550

McDANIEL – DILL: Researching McDaniel and Dill families in and around Jackson Co., TN ca. 1820s and 1830s. I think Archibald Dill’s dau. Nancy Dill married Hardin L. McDaniel and they moved to So. Indiana (Gibson Co.) Nancy and her husband died ca. 1842 leaving 5 children. I have found all the children, but cannot find Hardin’s father or prove who Nancy’s father was. Any help appreciated! Contact: Lisa Vincent, 7420 Hwy 51 S., Hernando MS 38632, 901-428-5691, wavltv@aol.com

WHITE: James White lived in Tazewell, Claiborne Co., TN. Previously lived in Boston, MA. Cannot find more without middle initial.
Contact: Carol Tomlinson. P. O. Box 1502, Paragould, AR 72451, 870-236-1552, carol70@sbcglobal.net

GORDON: James Harvey Gordon, b. 1794 in NC or SC, d. 1858. Son Harvey James Gordon b. 1840, d. 1920, bur. Salem United Methodist Cem., Hahira, GA
Contact: Diane Rivenbark, 7548 Toryhill Ln., Memphis, Tn. 38133-5132, 901-590-2188, ittycats2@gmail.com

RATHBURN – STRAKA – MASTRON:  Archibald Rathburn, b. 1894, d. 1968, married May Straka, had dau. Jean Rathburn, son James W. Rathburn Mastron. No info on Archibald’s parents or his past. He lived in New York City. Wife May died and children put into Woodyacres Orphanage in Brooklyn, NY.
Contact: Annette Mastron, 5246 Sycamore Grove Lane, Memphis, Tn. 38120, 901-761-0117, acole828@bellsouth.net

HICKS – BOLLING – BASS – TUCKER – ROLFE:  Bass Families of the South states that Martha Sara Hicks who d. 23 May 1791 in Bruniwick Co., VA, was a direct descendant of Pocahontas through her mother (1st name only) Courtney, through the line of Robert Bolling and Jane Rolfe Bolling who had son John Bolling, b. 26 Jan 1676; also John Bass, b 7 Sep 1616, mother Keziah Elizabeth Tucker, d. 4 Dec 1676 in Norfolk Co, VA, whose father was Robin the Elder of the Nansimuns Indian Tribe (no dates) who is said to be “one of King Powhatan’s tribe”.
Contact: Wanda Blumenthal, 8017 Willow Brook Rd., Germantown, TN 38138, 901-754-1198, hbwb2@aol.com

BEADLES – RIGGSBEE – BRETCH/BRATSCH – NORMAN - ELDRIDGE – BREEDLOVE – McGLONE: In MN, MO & OK. Norman in TN and MO. Eldridge in KY & VA. Breedlove in VA, TN & MO. McGlone in PA, KY & OH.
Contact: Eileen Beadles, 2303 Rector Rd., Paragould, AR 72450. Phone: 870-215-1780.

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