Navarro County TXGenWeb
1999 Queries
January - May


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Ken and Nancy Holland Tues 25 May 1999
My grandfather, Edgar Franklin HOLLAND, b. Nav. Co. May 1892, s/o John HOLLAND and Elizabeth HAGGARD. Had sister, Velma, m. Herbert MAYNARD; d. Calif.; Elizabeth m/2 CREECH and moved Okla. 1898. Ch. of mg/2: Willie, Emma and Ethel. Edgar Holland had cousin, Robert, who liv Corsicana until died late 1960s/early 1970s.

Paula DunklinTues 25 May 1999
Seeking information on Martha Kyle "Mattie" GROOVER, d/o William W. GROOVER and wf/2, Rebecca BUSBY. Mattie b. ca 1855, Freestone Co. Tex. Thomas Co. Ga.?; mar. Thomas Charles RAMSEY 1876 Cotton Gin, Tex.; moved Navarro Co. ca 1911; died 1955, Hubbard, Tex.

Ruby Collins Sat 22 May 1999
Benjamin ROBERTS, b. 1818 and Anna LEMLEY b. 1819, had 6 ch: 1) Evan, b. 1840, mar. Mary Lucinda ROSS; 2) Clarissa Jane, b. 1842, mar. Elisha Crabb, Thomas J. Anderson & William Fletcher Davis; 3)Jacob Riley ROBERTS b. 1845, mar. Nancy BOWMAN; 4)James M. ROBERTS b. 1849, mar. Virginia; 5) John Mack ROBERTS, b. 1853, mar. Virginia Elizabeth BROWN and 6) Mary ROBERTS b. 1856, mar. John Wesley NUTT. Would like to contact descendants, especially those of Clarissa Jane, James M. and Mary. Group sheets on my website,

Linda Cooper Thurs 20 May 1999
Looking for descendants of Mrs. Jessie RANDOLPH who lived in Corsicana in 1935. Don't know whether Jessie was her name or her husband's. She may have been b. Miss. between 1860-1880. She was a sister to my grandfather, Arthur Dalton COOPER. Hope to hear from a cousin.

Ann MartinMon 17 May 1999
Researching these families: 1)Charles Fagan MARTIN, b. 1878 DeKalb Tenn; m. 1905 Navarro Co. Leila Iva JACKSON; James Edward JACKSON (b. 1859 Tex); m. 1880 Corsicana, Rebecca Bell Dona RASCO; 3) RUTHA E. JONES, b. 1854 Cannon, Tenn; m. James Edward JACKSON. These families bur.Roane/Corsicana/Chatfield. Any information appreciated.

Betty McCollum Sat 08 May 1999
Amanda Guthrie FRANKLIN, age 53, enumerated 1880 Nav. Co. census; living with her son, Gabriel FRANKS.[sic] Moved to Tex. from Giles Co. Tenn. Would like information on this family.


MRSBRITNY Thurs 06 May 1999
Need information on YOUNG and GROVES families. William P. YOUNG and Della GROVES YOUNG had 8 ch: Reuben, Irvin, Troy, John, Mary Pauline and Ruth.

Norm Ricker Thurs 06 May 1999
Sarah CHEEK, widow, and children, James R., Elizabeth and William M., moved to Texas from Tenn. ca Aug 1880; first to Denison, Grayson Co. No trace of Sarah since that time. As adults James and Elizabeth moved to Galveston 1896. Unidentified photograph by professional photographer in Corsicana of a woman has been passed down to their descendants. Could it be Sarah and the family lived in Navarro County? Anyone with knowledge of CHEEK surname in this county, please contact me.

Helen Anderson Thurs 06 May 1999
My gg-grandparents, Jesse and Delana Daniel WARD supposedly came by wagon train to Blooming Grove area from Lawrence Co. Miss. in mid 1870s. Their daughter, Elizabeth WARD HERRING SHEPPARD and husband A. A. SHEPPARD, were also with the group. Am hoping to find history of that trip.

Kathie Marynik Fri 07 May 1999
Have old photographs of Marguarite FULLERTON (b. ca 1896 Corsicana) and one of her baby brother, Cecil (b. ca 1900 Whitney, Tex.)If any descendants would like pictures, please contact me with documentation.

Dyan Williams 01 May 1999
Trying to find roots of my grandmother, Emma Lovinia? SHAW, born 1888 Navarro Co., dau. George Washington SHAW and Nancy Lovinia MELTON. Emma died 1985 Cooke Co. Tex.

Janice Watson26 Apr 1999
Searching for LAMBERTH family from Clarke Co. Ala. Minnie LAMBERTH m. Jim MACKEY 1892 Navarro Co.; had been married previously but do not know if LAMBERTH was her maiden name. Will share information.

Dorthakay Fri 23 Apr 1999
Would like copy of obituary of John Abram YORK, b. 10 June 1856, Independence Co. Ark.; d. 23 Apr 1919 Dawson, Navarro County and any other information.

John Griffin Sun 18 Apr 1999
Am researching Griffin family. William Thomas GRIFFIN married Emma Jane GRIFFIN, dau. Lucius F. GRIFFIN, of Bell Co.; lived Navarro County and bur. Corsicana with other Griffin family members. Lucius Griffin had at least three wives and the family lived in Ellis, Bell, Hill and Navarro Counties.

GJones Sat 17 Apr 1999
My grandmother, Nellie STROUD BLANSCET was born ca 1895 in Corsicana. Searching for STROUD family information.


Juanita Hightower Tues 13 Apr 1999
According to family story, Dewitt C. QUINN was killed in Corsicana early 1900s by ? Rice. Would like information on incident.

Joe Godsey Tues 13 Apr 1999
Maggie ASHLEY? COPELAND married J. W. GODSEY Dec. 11 1888 Navarro Co.; two of their three children buried Black Hills Cemetery. Would also like information on WATSON family. Two of his wives are buried Navarro County but can't find any trace of him.

midv Sat 10 Apr 1999
Wyulie Frazier WHITE and Cordelia VAN CLEAVE married in Coryell Co. Tex. 24 Aug. 1882. Their children: Birdie, Beulah, Bessie, Shirley, Joe and Lola, all listed on the 1900 Navarro Co. census at the State Orphan's Home in Corsicana, but no record of parents. Will appreciate information on this family.

Kathy Lane Thurs 08 Apr 1999
Looking for information on family of grandfather, William Isaac MURPHY, b. 20 July 1891, Blooming Grove, and parents, Isaac Cary MURPHY and Lizzie Ellen Holcomb MURPHY. Did they marry in Texas? Where? How long did they live in Blooming Grove? Any information appreciated.

GaylaSoo Thurs 08 Apr 1999
Seeking information on John Ernest THOMPSON who lived Corsicana 1870s. He married Mary Elizabeth GERMANY. A son, Isaac Newton THOMPSON, b. 1872, was doctor; married Geneva HOWARD. Had children: Herman, John Ernest, Lila and Lola.

Anita McCray 07 Apr 1999
Murry JOHNSON listed 1880 Navarro Co. Census. Does anyone have information on him?

Patti Stewart Wed 31 Mar 1999
Mattie Rebecca GOGGINS married Archie Gather CRAIG Tiptonville, Tenn.; moved to Chatfield area of Navarro County in the 1900s. Any information on this family appreciated.

Noma Lee Joice Mon 29 Mar 1999
Email bouncing! Trying to contact Alfred C. Ellis who posted a query in August 1997 regarding Wesley Smith and Mary Gober Hardman. My cousin has the same Hardman line.

Clay MillsSat 27 Mar 1999
Am researching J. Y. BATES of Corsicana, shown as Col. Texas 13th Vol. Any information appreciated.

Linda Young Andrews Thurs 25 Mar 1999
Looking for information on: grandfather, John Everett YOUNG, b. 27 Apr 1882, Corsicana, son William P. YOUNG and Della GROVES. My father, Delber D. Young, b. 1901, Elk City, OK, was born to Rosely MUNCY and John Everett YOUNG. John E. Young had siblings: Paul, Reuben, Irvin, Troy, Pauline, Mary and Ruth. John E. Young, moved to Minot ND, and remarried a Mazy? Any information on this family appreciated.

MaureneThurs 25 Mar 1999
Looking for Walter Lee ROSE who married Ida Belle McAFEE in 1899 in Dawson. His mother was Elizabeth Amanda Rose (Hearn) and he had a brother, Charlie and a sister Cora (I think she died young). They all stayed in the Ellis County, Corsicana and Cedar Hills area.

Lynn CrowThurs 25 Mar 1999
Looking for information on these people who moved from Tishomingo Co. Miss. to Navarro Co: Jincy LANKFORD - her dau. Jane Lankford married William H. Young - buried Spring Hill Cem.; Caroline Lankford m. Thomas MOORE Miss.; Tyree Riddle Lankford married BarBary Sherry, Miss. Any information appreciated.

Mark Wed 24 Mar 1999
Searching for Jesse Clark INMAN believed to have moved to Navarro County in the 1870s. Had son Jesse Green.

Lisa FrancisMnn 22 Mar 1999
Looking for information on James Hardy HORN and Henry Allen HORN, b. prior to 1884, sons of William Francis HORN and [?] HAMMETT. Any information appreciated.

Diana Rawlins Sat 20 Mar 1999
Would like information on Mary BARLOW, who m/1 PETTY and m/2 James Franklin LEMMON 23 May 1875, Navarro County at Mr. Barlow's. Lemmon b. ca 1839 in Ill. Where did this family go?

Martha MorrisSat 20 Mar 1999
Need information on parents and siblings of Andrew Jackson LEWIS, b. ?; d. ca 1892 near Dresden; married Ellen BAKER 14 Sept 1882 Parker Co. Tex. Ch: Mallie, Jackson and Mittie Orela (1888-1958). His parents said to be from Miss.; siblings: George, Frank, Yancey, Eula, Della, Ella and Martha (m. ARMSTRONG, lived Corsicana ca 1900). A. J. Lewis d. ca 1890/92; widow, Ellen, m/2 Henry Benton "Bud" MOORE and had ch: Ida and Beulah. Ellen killed by lightening 1896 McClennan Co. Bud Moore died ca 1900. Lewis and Moore children reared by relatives in Navarro County. Any help appreciated.

NetWriter8 Sun 14 Mar 1999
Looking for information on grandmother Lura Ethel SEARS 922 Sep 1892-19 Feb 1940) and her mother, Nannie Lula STEWART (18 Dec 1871-18 Dec 1926), both believed born Navarro County. Nannie married David Crockett SEARS of Hood Co. Tex. and Lura married Oscar TODD McMinnville, Tenn.

Connie Plemons Sun 14 Mar 1999
John Stanislaus WERTZ (grandfather) emigrated to Navarro County from Germany a short time before he was shot and killed in Corsicana in 1901. We once had copy of newspaper article detailing this story. It is believed that he started the first bakery in Corsicana which was claimed by another man after his death. He is buried in Corsicana cemetery, but cannot locate site. Any information on this family greatly appreciated.

Elaine Tasker Sun 14 Mar 1999
John WHITENER, my g-grandfather, worked on the B. Dawson Ranch, Dawson, Tex. 1800s. His wife, Lizzie, was from Indian Territory; one known child, Elmer Estelle Whitener, who married Elsie WATTS. Need information on her father, George WATTS, preacher from Tenn. who started Pleasant Grove Church.

Rick Thompson Wed 10 Mar 1999
Looking for information on Frank JONES from Corsicana. who joined Army; sent to Germany - possibly 1946-1949. I Believe he had a sister who married Ted HOGLE.

Connie McKenzie Mon 08 Mar 1999
Searching for anyone related to the CARTER family who cane to Corsicana from Crenshaw and Escambia Counties, Ala. prior to and after Civil War. PIPKIN/PIPKINS is an allied name.

Steve IronsFri 05 Mar 1999
Eva Adelle KENDRICK, born 28 June 1897, Corsicana, dau. Edwin Ramsey Kendrick (an engineer on the Cotton Belt Railroad from Corsicana to Tyler in 1871) and Sara Achsah May BOOTH, (b. Feb. 14, 1871, Gilmer, Upshur Co. Tex.) Any cousins out there?

SeLIF 05 Fri 05 Mar 1999
My grandmother, Viva Aline CARRIGAN, was born in Corsicana ca 1894 and married (James) Henry COOPER, (b. ca 1885, Erath Co. Tex.) Lived Corsicana and had four children, Thomas Benjamin, Maxine, Margaret and Lois. Need information on this family.

Larry Whitfield Thurs 04 Mar 1999
My father, Gordon Willis WHITFIELD, died 5 Jan 1963 and is buried in the Emmett Cemetery. Would like to find his burial site. Is it possible to get a list of all people buried in that cemetery?

Scott and Ann Fife Thurs 04 Mar 1999
Harlan MESKER was killed by Doc CARVER ca 1925 in Navarro County. Need details of this homicide.

bflovin Tues 02 Mar 1999
Geo. H. WILLIAMS lived in Hunt Co. in 1900. His daughter, Virginia Dare, (b. Oakland, Miss.) married John M. FLOVIN, b. Navarro Co. 1886. Any information on these families appreciated.

William R. Barker Tues 02 March 1999
James Walker and family lived near the Frost School House ca 1895. Any help appreciated.

Dena Spaulding Fri 28 Feb 1999
Searching for parents of my gr-grandfather, Elias Lee (b. 1821,Ill.) was postmaster in the Springhill area in 1867. Any help appreciated.

Darlene Cantey Fri 26 Feb 1999
Looking for information on W. E. H. SEARCY, Jr. who married Alice DRAKE in Corsicana, Tex. 08 Nov 1893. He was son of W. E. Searcy and Eugenia P. ROGERS; educated at Emory and George Washington University; practiced law Griffin, Ga. Have no information prior to 1893.

Nan Ross Fri 26 Feb 1999
Thomas ROSS is shown on 1841 Robertson County tax rolls 1835-1841; he died and his wife (in Robertson County) is shown as paying taxes on 2,214 acres in Navarro County. T. A. Ross also had a Navarro County land grant. Not certain where he and his wife are buried; no probate in Robertson County. Any information about this family will be greatly appreciated.

Jean Masoner Fri 26 Feb 1999
Searching for information on George MASONER who married Nettie SANDERS Navarro County 4 July 1892. Trying to determine if he is the George Masoner in Milam County in 1879 - may have been known as George Albert Masoner.

Paula Dunklin Mon 22 Feb 1999
John GOULDING m/2 Mae??; supposedly had two children J. T. and Faye, both b. Tex. John died ca. 1908/1920. Mae m/2 Sam/Sim GILLIAM, enum. 1900 Navarro County census. J. T. said to have lived Galveston 1940s, worked Dr. Pepper, mar. Faye?. Moved back to Corsicana when he retired where died ca 8/10 years ago. Would like to contact Gilliam family members for further information. Would appreciate someone looking up his obituary in the Corsicana paper.

Eddie Martin Wed 17 Feb 1999
My wife's ggrandfather, Edward D. REECE/REESE was in Navarro Co. late 1890s-early 1900s. His dau., Mamie Bell REESE mar. George W. SHAW 1902; enum. 1910 census but moved to Okla. ca 1912. Mamie's sister, Ida, married Thomas ROGERS Corsicana ca 1900. Any information appreciated.

Frances Trimble Wed 17 Feb 1999
Samantha McDONNOLD mar. James Cannon GAMEWELL in Tenn; moved To Navarro Co., where died and is bur. Wortham Cem. Her children incl. Tim (mar. Mattie McCRORY); d. Corsicana; Sarah Belle (mar. Thomas McCRORY -Mattie's uncle). Sarah had dau. Nora Belle who mar. Hansford HANKS. Want to contact anyone with knowledge of above or descendants of Gladys Hanks JOHNSTON.

Kathryn McPherson Gunning Wed 17 Feb 1999
Seeking descendants of Robert Alexander MITCHELL (1847-1893) and Susan Jane SEWELL (1851-1944) and her parents Henry Levi SEWELL (1812-1892) and Elizabeth CHRISTIAN (1818-1892) who migrated Navarro Co. from Franklin Co. Ga. ca 1872. Will exchange information.

Juanita Waters Wed 17 Feb 1999
Ida Myrtice OLIVER (d. 1915 flu epidemic) mar. Robert Edgar RONEY; both bur. St. Elmo Cem., Winkler; believe William Thomas RONEY mar. Annie Elizabeth FERGUSON, may be bur. same cem.; my mother, Myrtice Corene RONEY mar. Oddie James WATERS. I was born Navarro Co; have ties to Waters/Roney/Tidwells in Richland and Corsicana; would like to find my OLIVER ancestors/descendants.

Paul Griffin Tues 16 Feb 1999
Thomas FICKLING, (b. 1818 SC; d. 1890 Young Co. Tex.), married Isabella Ann FATHEREE; lived Navarro Co ca 1880 probably near Rice. Their daughter, Carrie (my grandmother) was born 6 Feb 1883. Have heard she had twin who died at birth. Would like to know where this child is buried, as well as any other information on the family during stay in Navarro County.

Bob Addison Swepston Tues 16 Feb 1999
Need information on W. W. SWEPSTON, said to have been born in Corsicana 1917/1920.

Hope Mon 15 Feb 1999
Can someone check the 1880 Navarro census for James DRADEN or Drayton CALDWELL/COLWELL? Believe he lived there only ca 3 years but feel there were others in the family there. Thanks.

Nova Snead Sun 14 Feb 1999
Looking for information on my gr-grandfather, Ben F.[ranklin] Thomas, b. 1835 in Miss. moved to Texas 1875/1879; d. 1906 and buried Frost Cemetery.

Marshel Cunningham Sun 14 Feb 1998
Seeing descendants/researchers of William Isham DYSON/DISON and wife Louisa M. POWELL, shown 1880 Navarro Co. census. William son of Isham DYSON and Asenath Melissa JOURDAN. I descend from their dau. Rebecca DYSON LUCAS who remained in Shelby/Chilton Cos. Ala. when the family moved to Miss. and later to Texas.

Frances Trimble Sat 13 Feb 1999
Seek information on descendants of Duncan C. ADKISSON and wife Clintonia Margaret CARSON living Navarro Co. in 1910, he age 60, in "insurance business." Is Hazel ADKISSON boarding with RUNGE? family related? Lucy CARROLL, boarder in Adkisson home, was a school teacher who lived with the family many years. Is she related to Irwin CARROLL, also of Corsicana?

Cindy Shaw Sat 13 Feb 1999
Andrew J. MORGAN (1825-ca1870) mar. Mahaley POSEY 10 Jan 1847. Dau, Winnie Ellen, married Thomas REECE, d. 1898; bur. Prairie Point Cem., Bazette; dau. Mary Elizabeth (1854-1896) m. G. M. WESTBROOK; bur. Prairie Point; son James W. (1850-1904) mar. Sarah Elizabeth SCRUGGS. Would like to communicate with anyone working on these lines.

Susie Toal Fri 05 Feb 1999
These families lived Navarro County 1880s-early 1900s. Martha J. TOAL married William L. BAILEY ca 1870. Mary R. TOAL married B. F. MAY. Mary died 14 June 1899, bur. Emmitt, Tex., as is mother, Mary. Where is B. F. buried?

Loudene Kirk Tollar Fri 05 Feb 1999
Singleton and George W. KIRK, shown on 1900 census Navarro County, believed to be brothers of my grandfather, Carolinas Boyd KIRK, of Hopkins Co. Tex. Interested in any information on the KIRKS of Navarro County and will share information.

Bill Slate Fri 05 Feb 1999
Looking for information on Aaron A. SLATE who lived in and around Corsicana; died early 1930s, leaving children: John Fred, Aaron Chester, Charlie and Lulie.

Ray Roberts Thurs 04 Feb 1999
Seeking information on family of Robert Alford HIGH; lived Blooming Grove area mid 1800s.

Patti Stewart Thurs 04 Feb 1999
Looking for information on Ira PICKERING (June 19, 1834- Sept. 11, 1897; bur. Old Chatfield Cem.) who married Josie E. WILSON. I believe he may have been postmaster at Hester at one time. Their son, Oren Oscar PICKERING, was a deputy sheriff in Corsicana. I believe Josie's parents were William and Margaret WILSON.

Leona Wed 03 Feb 1999
Katie Leona BAMFORD AUSTIN married J. O. CHESTER; lived Corsicana between 1910-1930. Would there be any way to check church records for that time period?

Reba Lawler Tues 02 Feb 1999
Isaac BIRD married Lydia FUSON ca 1850. Texas Archives show he owned land in Navarro County - abstracts #124 and #80. County marriage records list Ben, Bettie, L. P. and Sarah BIRD. Are these Isaac BIRD'S children?

Janice Hancock Mon 01 Feb 1999
Researching the HAWKINS family of Navarro County. My father's family settled Bazette middle 1800s; my grandmother is buried Old Chatfield Cemetery. My parents married in Navarro County. Would appreciate help in tracing this family.

Henry Vernon Herndon Mon 01 Feb 1999
Sarah Jane WILLIAMS (b. 1856 Shreveport, La.) was dau. Ocheesee R. RICHARDS and Jonathan WILLIAMS. Sarah Jane married Marshal Anderson PARKER; She died Corsicana 22 Feb 1906 and is buried Hamilton Grove. Any help with this family greatly appreciated.

Billie Bennett Sat 23 Jan 1999
Looking for MINZE and BATES cousins in Corsicana area. Billie Jo MINZE was dau. Walter MINZE and Ella BRYSON; family moved to Houston, but have been told she moved back to Corsicana (married name not known). Members of Bates family were Mary Ellen, Edna Jo and Eulen (Bubba) Bates. Any information appreciated.

Salette Latas 23 Jan 1999
Seeking information on family of John F. McGOVERN, b. 04 Nov 1825 Ireland; d. 25 Oct 1893 Dresden, Navarro Co., mar. ca 1857 N. Y. Ann HERRING,b. ca 1830 Ireland; d. 25 May 1918 Brown County, Tx.

Loretta Mattix Fri 22 Jan 1999
My husband's grandmother, Cordelia FRANKS (b. ca 1865) married Oliver Martin EUDALY. Need information on both families. Would some one do a census lookup?

Farnell Vaughn Wed 20 Jan 1999
Looking for information on W. F. FERGUSON and M. F. JAMES who married Navarro County 23 July 1928.

Joan Williams Tues 19 Jan 1999
Trying to find information on my Joseph L. McKINLEY/ Susan Josephine Gordon McKINLEY line whom I believe lived in Navarro County 1879/1910.

Sandra Mitchell Tues 19 Jan 1999
Looking for information on my gggrandparents, Charles Eaton LEE, wife Katherine WOODARD, and their daughter, Unis LEE.

Robert Williams Sun 17 Jan 1999
Looking for information on Allison Woodville MILLER and wife, Sarah Jane "Sallie" STEPHENS/STEVENS. Allison died 16 Jan 1902 and Sarah 25 March 1938 - both in Navarro County. They married 28 Jan 1875 Murray Co. Ga. Children: Julia Ann (Fannie), Ola (Olie), Maggie, Emma, Della, Johnny, James Morgan "Jimmie," and Goldena Mae "Dena" MILLER. Any information appreciated.

Bill Tankersley Fri 15 Jan 1999
Seeking descendants of Levi Franklin GABLE, b. July 29, 1847, SC. son Henry GABLE Jr. and Martha "Patsy" HANKS. Levi married Elizabeth Ann MILFORD Tishomingo Co. Miss. before According to the 1880 census of that county, they had children: George W. (b. 1876); Oscar R. (b. 1877) and Henry E. (b. 1879). Family moved to Texas between 1880 and 1923 the family moved to Texas where they died - he April 3, 1927, and Elizabeth Oct. 10, 1929; both presumed to be buried at Dawson.Would like to share Gable information.

Linda Burns Presley Wed 13 Jan 1999
A Nettie COLLINS had boarding house in Corsicana in early 1930s. She married Dote COLLINS; two ch: Fred and Jewel. Jewell married a SHARRER.I am trying to tie this Nettie COLLINS to a Nettie BURNS, dau. of John BURNS. Nettie had a sister, Ada and a brother, Polk. A Dote P. COLLINS died Kaufman, Texas 11 March 1951; may have been Nettie's husband.

Christi Lewien Tues 12 Jan 1999
Looking for information on Thomas J. JONES b. ca 1877 m. Lennie McKINLEY; enum. 1910 Navarro County census with child, Flossy b. 11 Dec 1908. Another child, Darrel A. Jones, Sr., was b. 4 Aug 1910 Corsicana, before they divorced - date unknown. Will share information.

FTht98 Tues 12 Jan 1999
Seek information on Tennessee Matilda McDONNOLD CARSON, living Corsicana in 1920 with a caretaker, Lucy CARROLL. I descend from Tennessee's brother, John STEWART and would like to find her burial place. She had one dau., Clintonia Carson ADKISSON. Also in the area ca 1880 were sister, Sarah CALHOUN McDONNOLD and husband Hiram King CARSON. McDONNOLDS arrived Texas 1838 from Wilson/Overton Cos. Tenn. Potentially in area were Eleanor Grier McDONNOLD and husband, James Knox Polk BEENE/BEAN.

Beth Saucerman Sat 09 Jan 1999
Searching for information on Thomas Meredith MEADOR, born 1853, Pontotoc Co. Miss. His father died shortly after his birth and he was reared by his stepfather, Martin McCALL; were in Navarro County before 1860 but do not appear on that census. Thomas married 1881 Sarah Elizabeth WILSON, daughter of James Madison WILSON and Rebecca Virginia GALLEMORE. There were two men in Navarro County named Thomas Meredith MEADOR.

Kathy Foster Sat Jan 09, 1999
Looking for information on FOSTER family who moved to Navarro and Ellis Counties from Tenn. Martha Elizabeth Alice "Bettie" FOSTER (1858-1958) m. Jacob Lee KARNES; gdau? Laurie KARNES GRAVES. Sam Houston FOSTER (1860-1875) m. Meitha ZERWER; their dau.Sammy Allen FOSTER (1894-1979 d. Dallas) m. Robert? Lexie? LAYTON and son James Clifford FOSTER m. Lorraine? Other siblings: Sidney FOSTER m. Ida B. LAYTON; Celia FOSTER; Nelle FOSTER m. Willis LAYTON,; Albert FOSTER; Hautie FOSTER m. Rufus WIGLEY.

Joanie K. Sargent Sat 09 Jan 1999
Looking for information on David SARGENT and Isabell McDILL SARGENT, my gr-gr-grandparents, who supposedly lived at Rice where he is buried. (He was a blacksmith).

Smrt1here Sat 09 Jan 1999 Your email is bouncing - please check
My grandfather, Fleet Wood SIMS (1873-1919) lived at Dawson and is buried there. He had brother, Fred, and sister, Beulah, (d. 1962) who married Henry DAWSON. Their parents were "Tommy" SIMS and ??? who lived near Spring Hill. Any information appreciated.

Willie B. Smith Fri 08 Jan 1999
Looking for information on Allen/Andrew J. JONES who lived near Kerens in 1900; married Cornelia LEE; three known sons, Glen (b. 1896); Jody (b. 1898) and Albert(b. 1900).

Don Garrison  Fri 08 Jan 1999
Trying to locate gr-grand aunt, Mittie GARRISON. Are there any descendants of B. D. WEBB and Mittie who can identify Mittie's parents? They were married 26 Jan 1896 in Navarro County.

Beckey Worley Sat 02 Jan 1999
Looking for information on the DENNIS family and Lucinda MELTON. Would appreciate any assistance.

Trey Anderson  02 Jan 1999
I am descemded from Samuel Gilky PETTY (b. ca 1835) who served in 9th Texas Cavalry in a company from Tarrant County. He married May Lena PETTY and died in Hill County. Is he related to George V. PETTY and or William C. PETTY of Navarro County?

Blake Carlton registered his cattle brand 28 Feb 1867, William A. King 30 Oct. 1862 and George W. Pruit and Elizabeth 2 Sept 1861. Would like more information on these families as I am looking for the husbands of my NAVE girls, Elizabeth and Mary, shown 1880 Henderson Co. Tex. census, who supposedly married a King. They were living with older brother and married sister Martha. A Maggie Nave and B. B. Carlton married in Hamilton County, Tex. Are these the same families?

Linda Thorstenberg Sat 02 Jan 1999
Am interested in WILLIAMS, SWINK, TRAMMELL families. Nathaniel WILLIAMS m. Fanny SNODGRASS; moved to Navarro Co. before 1850, lived near Pisgah Ridge, Richland. Jonathan Franklin TRAMMELL b. Jan. 19, 1852, Nav. Co.; d. 27 June 1910 Grady Co. OK; m. Margaret Lucretia WILLIAMS in Navarro Co. 30 Oct 1877. Have much information and will share.


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