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Kathy Longhurst Fri 12 May 2000
My gr-grandfather, Moody Burt STEWARD, b. 1855, Miss., mar. Alice LANGFORD ca 1880. Had ch: Preston, Maude, Ethel, Wyatt and Ernest. Moved to Navarro County ca 1896. Alice STEWARD m/2 ca 1900 James A. McCARLEY and moved to Temple, Tex. The childred lived with their father in Navarro Co. Maude mar. Richard NELSON; she bur. Corsicana 1952; Ethel mar. Val WYLEY; their known ch, all b. Corsicana: Aubrey, Raymond, Lola, Lloyd, Leo, Naomi, Virgil and Allean WYLEY. Wyatt STEWARD mar. Mary?

Glenda Campbell Tues 09 May 2000
Looking for information on Lewis P. Cole, born 15 Oct. 1883 Navarro County. His parents were William Thomas Cole Sr. and Kathryn Jeresala Barker. Lewis was my grandfather. Where was he born? Any help appreciated.

Jojohn99 Mon 08 May 2000
Searching for information on a Mary H. (Hybernia) Price. The obituary of my grandfather, Thomas A. Price lists one of his surviving sisters as Mary H. Price. She was listed in the 1920 Navarro County census as "Hybernia." Am trying to determine if she is "Mary H."

Tom Cantwell Fri 05 May 2000
My grandmother, Frances Lee Dora (nee Smith) CANTWELL BREELAND died in Corsicana in 1954 and my aunt, Ola (nee Cantwell) BURGE died in 1963. Both are buried in Corsicana, Hamilton Cemetery. Am seeking information on these people from prior 1880 to approximately 1895 for CANTWELL and SMITH and other names later. Any information appreciated.

John King Fri 05 May 2000
Seeking decendants of Adam Columbus (A. C.) KING and Rachel Jane CAGE. They were remarried Oct. 21, 1869 in Navarro County; are shown in 1870 Navarro Census, Beat 2 PO Chatfield with David M, 24 and Andrew M. King 12 both b. Texas. During same time frame Christina Jerusha KING married W. T. COLEMAN Oct. 3, 1871.

Marilyn Ann Clark Lynskey Wed 03 May 2000
My grandfather, James Madison Dixon LUMPKIN married Mary Cordelia Jane Rutherford in 1901 in Navarro County. I have her family fairly complete, but know nothing about James except he is supposed to be part Indian. Some letters indicate there was a half-brother, Wade SMITH, of Frost, Texas. Any information appreciated.

Jim Atkins Sun 30 Apr 2000
Looking for information on my gr-gr-gr-grandmother, Emily MITCHELL (1927-1907?). She was born in Tuscaloosa., AL and was in Texas by 1870. I have seen her death place cited as Frost, Texas in 1907. Any Mitchell connections are welcome.

Dena FossSat 28 Apr 2000
Would like to know about the Chenault family who lived in Rice? My family is from the area of Ellis-Limestone-McLennan Counties and I didn't realize there were Chenaults in Navarro until I read where they owned the old wood hotel. I would like to correspond with anyone researching this family.

MacNicke Fri 28 Apr 2000
The Texas Birth Index shows that Johnny K. Elkins had an infant born 04 Dec 1927 in Navarro County. Any information on this family would be appreciated.

Melissa Speed Mon 24 Apr 2000
Looking for information on antecedents of my gr-grandparents: John Richard Curington (1879-1937 - one-time sheriff Navarro County), wife Sarah Elizabeth Harris (1880-1967); and Margaret Ophelia (Maggie) Sheppard (1880-1950); marr. Joseph Monroe Speed. Lived in Kerens.

Glenda Whittenburg Bowling Sun 23 Apr 2000
Allie (Hallie) fare PATTERSON is my ggrandmother. She married Wesley Luther Whittenburg. Does she fit into any of the Patterson families in Navarro County?

Penny Holmes Wed 19 Apr 2000
Looking for any information on this line: John Thomas BAKER (b. ca 1856 Ky. d. 1944 Ardmore OK) mar. Alice Zerelda ANDERSON 18 July 1886 in Hubbard City (not proved). Children b. Texas; James Tilman, Walter, Thomas Elmer, Roy Enoch, Francis Almerie, Albert Claud, Ealen Ruby, Willie Eva, Harry Vernon. Thomas Elmer Baker and Willie John Garner marr. ca 1913 Navarro County (not proved). Their first child and maybe others born Navarro County: Edgar Ben, Alice Victoria, Elmer John, Dorothy Louise, Lorene, Hazel Dean, Clarence George, Thomasene, Cora Lucille and Richard Eugene.

Mary Tuley Sun 16 Apr 2000
Would like information on Mrs. Kansas FLOWERS listed in the Navarro County WWI Veterans index.

Helyn Sparkman Sun 16 Apr 2000
Looking for information of the family of Julia SPARKMAN BOLT b. 1861 Tenn; d. 1914. Her children: James Nelson Bolt (1893-1976) was professional boxer from Rice in early 1900s; 32nd degree Mason; Bertha Bolt b. 1890, m. Clarence Ware; Bessie Bolt b. 1892; William Bolt b. 1896; Lilith Bolt b. 1899. Julia's parents were Rev. Nelson SPARKMAN and Margaret CAMPBELL SPARKMAN.

Frances Trimble Fri 14 Apr 2000
I share an ancestor with Clint Adkisson, bur. Oakwood Cem - Rev. James McDONNOLD of Tenn., 5th Protestant missionary to Texas who was my ggggrandfather and Clint's grandfather. Clint was member of UDC in Navarro County; wouldld like to contact someone in the local chapter regarding information. If someone has Duncan's service file, I would like a copy to place his name on the CSA web page. A McDonnold family history is being prepared and we are happy to share information.

Jonathan Highfield Thurs 13 Apr 2000
Looking for information on Bud Powell, on whose land the Powell RR station was built. Is he the son of Samuel S. Powell and Agnes Stone? That Bud Powell was named James A. and was born in Dewitt Co. Tex. 1859.

Beth Ivie-Allen Wed 12 Apr 2000
Mittie Lou JAYROE was my gr-grandmother, b. Oct. 1883, Jester Navarro County and died Oct. 1968; married Elgin Hanson IVIE and had ch: girl, d. infancy; Rheuben Levi IVIE and Warren Garland IVIE (1904-1975) - my grandfather. Garland's first wife (my grandmother) was Ida Bell WILLIAMS. Their children: James Elgin, Annie Gwyndolyn, William Douglas, Keith Ann, Warren Morris Glenn and Larry Wayne. Would also like to have pictures of Mittie Jayroe's ancestors, history, documents, etc.

Glenda Bowling Mon 10 Apr 2000
Looking for information on TADLOCK, WHITTENBURG, ADKINS, PATTERSON and SMITH families in Navarro Co - 1800s to present. Mollie Delia TADLOCK married David Creston (Buster) WHITTENBURG; James B. ADKINS marriet Sarah Elizabeth MOTT. I am the gr-granddaughter of John Thomas SMITH who married Emily KEEN. All buried Dresden Cem. Any help appreciated.

James A. Stewart Mon 10 Apr 2000
Would like to get in touch with Patti Stewart who donated the McKee fire photo. I have Stewart family from Corsicana beginning with Joseph and Rachel Thompson Stewart ca 1855. Also his brother, Edward Stewart and wife Lucinda Ross Stewart in 1885. I wondered if there is a connection with Stewarts and McKees. My grandmother was Callie McKee.

Geraldine Perry Thurs 08 Apr 2000
Would like information on Hulda Alice CARROLL, dau. of Benjamin Franklin Carroll. She is said to have married a Brown and had dau. Anna Francis BROWN. Benjamin Franklin CARROLL Jr. and Georgia Anna STOKES are my gggrandparents; my mother, Clara Bell CARROLL, was a daughter of their son, Willis CARROLL and Tennie LEWIS. Would like to contact Janet Steen Hnrnsby who posted a query in Oct. 1998 on this family. I have old pictures of the family and an invitation to the marriage of Georgia and Carl Steens.

Marion D. Monk Sun 02 Apr 2000
Would like to get in touch with Viola ALLEN or her descendants. In 1941 she was living at 518 15th St. in Corsicana and wrote a letter mentioning a SHELLEY Family Bible.

SandyC Sun 02 Apr 2000
Looking for information on gg grandparents, Robert Alexander HANCOCK, b. 1854 Aiken Co SC; d. 1897 Kerens, Navarro Co; mar. Fannie J. GLENN 1887; she d. 1899,in Navarro Co. Four ch: Addie Lou, Susanah, Joseph Thomas and Robert Lee. Addie was a daughter of William E. GLENN, also from Navarro Co - had 4 brothers and one sister. Please let me hear from you if you have information on this family.

Karen Smith Fri 31 Mar 2000
Looking for information on the family of Sarah Elizabeth CROUCH and James Melvin BRYANT. They married Dec. 5, 1894, Navarro County and had ch: Rufus Hardy, Murtle Clyde, Robert Ernest and Willie Alma. She is buried in the Marshall Cemetery near Corbet. I have a picture of Sarah and information on this family on only the Bryants.

John Leslie Noble Thurs 23 Mar 2000
Looking for parents of Bazil PRATHER who moved to Navarro Co in 1849. Basil b. 1806 d. Oct 20 1858, mar. Elizabeth (last name unk). Bazil had brother Arrolizer. Bazil & Elizabeth had son Azariah, daughter Rutha who married George W. Noble on Dec. 8, 1870. George d. Apr. 24, 1904. Had son Leslie Azariah Noble b. Jan 2 1872, dau Willie Leoliea Noble Hines b. Nov. 16, 1876. Looking for information on George's parents.

TReid01 Wed 22 Mar 2000
John H. EMMERT and Eliza Ann EMMERT are both buried Rice. Their Ch: 1. Ernest Cleveland (1875-1942) m. Ethel Williams, dau Wm. Edward and Sarah Hays Cochran Williams. He is buried Rice Cem. and she and her parents in Campbell Cem. 2. Docia m. R. E. APPLETON; bur. Rice; 3. Lee Etta; mar. a Roan; bur. Rice; 4. Albert Emmert, mar. Burma, bur. Rice; 5. Harvey; 6. Jake, mar. Ethel and Earl. Any information on this family greatly appreciated.

TReid01 Wed 22 Mar 2000
Trying to locate information on Julius W. WILLIAMS, son of J. B. Williams and Nancy? Julius married Charlotte (Lottie) (DANIEL(S). Family tradition is that Julius died in Rusk Co., but Lottie is bur. Campbell Cem. Navarro Co. Ch: William Edward, Polena and Nina. William Edward and wife Sarah Ann Hays Cochran bur. Campbell Cem. Any assistance appreciated.

Loretta Mattix Wed 22 Mar 2000
Searching for information on John FRANKS, b. ca 1844 Giles Co. Tenn and wife Matilda CHAPMAN FRANKS, thought to be in Navarro County with familyu 1885-1900, living in Dawson area. Two children: Simpson Newton, mar. Zarilda EUDALY and Cornelia mar. O. M. Eudaly ca 1888/1890 in Navarro County. Would like dates and know when and where John and Matilda died.

Robert Sage Mon 20 Mar 2000
Looking for information on Thomas M. COLLINS listed on 1910 Navarro Co. census with wife, Bettie, and six children. He may be the son of John M. Collins enumerated on 1880 census.

Lynda Sun 19 Mar 2000
My grandfather, William H. BRYANT, was born in Corsicana 1885 and moved to Sour Lake, Texas in 1905. Looking for other kinfolks.

Tammy Talbot Fri 17 Mar 2000
Looking for information on James Cornelius (Neil) TALBOT. He and his wife, Amanda Jane Barnes, supposedly moved from Liberty Hill, La. to Dawson, Navarro County in the early 1900s. Does anyone know this family?

Ray Massey Mon 13 Mar 2000
Looking for information about gr-grandparents, William Aren MASSEY and Mary WILLIAMS MASSEY, believed to have lived in Roane. Their son, William Arthur Massey and grandson, Don Massey, both served as Chief of Police. Need burial information and place they lived before coming to Navarro County.

Robert Mon 13 Mar 2000
My grandmother, Virginia Andrus, (ca 1894-1961) said to have been born in Corsicana with sisters, Minnie and Rose (other siblings' names unknown). Virginia Andrus m/1 Vincent Angele and m/2 a Mr. Martin. Any information on relatives and descendents would be helpful.

Donald Bridges Mon 13 March 2000
My grandfather, Robert William BRIDGES, was b. Feb. 1860 (location unsure); m. 1 Oct 1884 in Ellis County, Tex. Drusey Ella CAIN and d. 1897 Frost, Tex. My father, Ira Esco BRIDGES, was b. June 1885 in Frost. Seeking additional information on this family.

N. F. Sanders Mon 13 Mar 2000
Looking for information on James Allen SANDERS, b. 1872 Beinville Parish La.; d. 27 April 1836 Corsicana, Tex. He was a deaf mute and never married. May have been living with other relatives probably from Horn Hill Community of Limestone Co. Tex. Any leads appreciated.

Judy Womack Fri 10 March 2000
Looking for family of William F. and Annie LEWIS listed 1920 Navarro Co. census. My great-uncle Yancy LEWIS, was a life-long resident of Navarro Co. He is shown on 1910 and 1920 census records. Am not sure when he died but family members say he was still living 1940s. Would like to find an obituary. William Lewis may be a brother to Yancy Lewis and Lula LEWIS COLWELL. Will exchange information.

Myra Coffman Thurs 09 Mar 2000
Seeking information on the Joshua RICHARDSON family and the Richardson Settlement at Corsicana. Also grave site of Joshua Richardson.

NKaspar Wed 08 March 2000
Looking for information on William Henry HESTILOW, b. 1873 Coleman Co. Tex; mar. Gertrude KING. Liv Corsicana by 1900. Ch: Mabel, Jimmie Pearl, Margaret, Dora, Noble, Willie H., Maryland, Kitty, Ralph and Willis. William was murdered ca 1915 in Corsicana; would like to find out more.

NKaspar Wed 08 March 2000
Need information on parents and siblings of Hugh McDuffie McAFEE, especially adoptions. Hugh b. 1821 Tenn; mar. Roseanna TOAL in Miss. and moved. to Emmitt, Nav. Co. 1872. Ch: Hillard H., Charles R., Georgia A., Almerine C. McDuffie W., Hugh E., Thomas, Robert B., Florence and Homer P., all b. Miss. Most bur. Prairie Grove and Oakwood Cem. Nav. Co.

Kathie DonahueWed 08 March 2000
Sally Ann JOHNSON was born 1884 Navarro Co, dau. of Brancen J. Johnson and Mary E. White. Sally married John Henry Hariman and both died in Fisher Co. Tex. We are seeking information on the Johnson family.

Lisa Sheppard Wed 08 March 2000
Seeking graves of David Newton LANGSTON and wife Frances Jane BRYANT. David d. 1904 prob. in Nav. Co. Frances d. 1869. Seven of nine children married and/or died Nav. Co. Also looking for two more daughters: Quilla Doren LANGSTON and Carrie America LANGSTON. Will gladly share Langston information.

S. E. ToalTues 07 Mar 2000
Judah WOOLFF was the first wife of Frank HAGLE. They were married mid 1850s; lived in Dawson and she died in late 1870s. Need information on family parents, etc. of Judah Woolff.

Cheryl Mon 06 Mar 2000
Searching for brothers and sisters of James Theophilus GOODWYN, b. Marengo Co. Ala., son James and Nancy Holland Goodwyn. He left home age 14, went to Texas where he stayed in Navarro Co. for a time.

Richard Melton Fri 03 March 2000
Searching for burial place of Sarah N. CHAMBLISS who died 20 April 1935 in Navarro County - also any information on James Monroe CHAMBLISS, long time Corsicana resident.

Bob Trull Sat 26 Feb 2000
Researching Cally TRULL b. 1902, Frost; mar. Loyd DAVIDSON; 3 ch: Loyd, Walden Jack and dau. name unknown. Some may have perished in tornado that hit Frost. Any information appreciated.

Kay Fri 25 Feb 2000
Need help in locating information on John H. TREADWELL family. He d. 1859 in Nav. Co, as did his wife, Sarah. Children: William A., Henry R., James Harris, Sarah Jane, Winston Wood and perhaps another child. I have no information on any of the children and could use some help.

Ed Kadleck Thurs 24 Feb 2000
Looking for the cemetery in Corsicana where a P. S. BENTON was buried in 1894 - supposed to be in G. P. Miller Plot. Any help appreciated.

Norman B. Stayton Wed 23 Feb 2000
Am looking for information on my grandfather and great-grandfather - both named William Henry STAYTON. My grandfather was born Nov. 1885 in Frost. Any assistance appreciated.

Ruby Patrick Sat 19 Feb 2000
Looking for information on my ggparents, Thomas PATRICK and Julina A. Revis Harlow (widow) who married in Dresden in 1878. She said to be the daughter of Elisha Bently and Carolina Sawyer.

Julie Lucas O'Neal Wed 16 Feb 2000
Looking for information on ADERHOLD and JONES families of Navarro County. Marion Noris JONES 1835-1890; Elizabeth Catherine Mason JONES, 1840-1905; both bur. Younger Cem. Margaret H. (Johnson) ADERHOLD, wife of Abraham C.ADERHOLD (1839-1903). Would like her tombstone dates. Their ch: Ham ADERHOLD and Maude Marion JONES mar. 13 Dec 1891 Purdon, Tex. and mov to Okla. Any information appreciated.

Gerald Robertson Tues 15 Feb 2000
Need information on Jessie S. WILLIAMS who married Sarah Jane CHRISTMAS in Tenn. before moving to Navarro County where they had a farm at Richland. They had two sons, Dannie, b. 1882 and Henry W. b. 1867 and three daughters: Tula Asner b. 1873; Nora b. 1869 and Tyrecia. Tula married E. R. Scarborough and were my gr-grandparents. Happy to share information.

Jerry Mercer Mon 14 Feb 2000
Researching the BRAY family in Navarro County. In a conversation with my aunt, aged 92, I was told that most of the family is buried in a cemetery by the old Alley Store and that President Bush put a plaque on the cemetery. Buried there would probably be Joel, Margaret, George and Jess Bray; possibly Ben and Bessie Robinson and maybe some Nobels.

DArmst6109 Sun 13 Feb 2000
Looking for information of parents and siblings of James R. BLACK. He was born in Tenn ca 1815, married Sallie E. DUREN; children: Henry F., William, Isaac, Mary, Howard, Creed, James and Rebecca. The family lived in Navarro Co. and James was in Co. I Navarro Rifles CSA.

Pennie Martin Sat 12 Feb 2000
Seeking information on Benjamin Herndon JOHNSON b. 1860 Floyd Co. Ga., d. 29 June 1932 Starr Co. Tex. B. H. Johnson was a member of the Mason's Knight Templars commanding Bertrand Du Gueslin No. 14, Corsicana, Tex., and served as State Senator for the Ninth Senate District.

Elaine Black Wed 09 Feb 2000
Seeking information on parents of William Andrew (Andy) BLACK (b. 1890 Navarro Co. and Letha Mae Dabney Black (b. 1898).

Glenda Bowling Mon 07 Feb 2000
My gr-grandparents, William Rufus and MaryEtta Tadlock lived in the Dawson Community - also Spring Hill and Liberty Hill. They buried two children, Lee Edward in 1901 and Ruby in 1011. W. R. died in 1913 and MaryEtta in 1918; there are no records of Lee's burial place, but Ruby is buried at either Liberty Hill or Spring Hill Cemetery. If I can find out what church the family attended, perhapsthere would be a record of the burial of the children. When MaryEtta died her two minor children went to the Methodist Orphanage in Waco and Lillie May was adopted in March 1919.

Viola Broyles Sat 05 Feb 2000
Looking for descendants of Wesley and May Pearl BOYD CAGLE. My grandmother, Ora Mae BOYD BRADEN was Mrs. Cagle's sister. The Cagles had eight daughters, but I remember only one = Jewell - who lived in Corsicana before my cousin, Wendell SELBY, died. He was a son of Ethel BOYD SELBY.

Gwynn Hayden Fri 04 Feb 2000
Marion A. and Mary Elizabeth ROLLINS moved to Texas from Ala. ca 1888; at that time had two children: Phines and Ida; may have lived in vicinity of Rice. Need information on this family as there are no elder family members to question.

Juanita Bilby Fri 04 Feb 2000
Looking for information on F. L. WHEELER and wife Mary Francis MARTIN WHEELER who were in Navarro Co. late 1870s-1880s; also on Mary's parents, George. W. MARTIN and Elizabeth CALICUT.

Judy Colwell Womack Thurs 03 Feb 2000
Searching for relatives of Yancy and Mollie LEWIS, enumerated 1910 and 1920 Navarro County census with daughter Jewel. Yancy is a brother to my grandmother Lula Lewis COLWELL and would like to share information. I have picture of my gr- grandfather William Newton Colwell with another couple identified as Oscar and May Griffin which was taken in a Corsicana photographer's shop. Have no idea of relation, if any.

Louise Evans Tues 01 Feb 2000
Searching for information on Robert E. L. "Bobbie" EVANS, b. 1862 Crockett Co. Tenn; Edward H. "Eddie" EVANS b. 1865 Texas and Harvey C. Evans, b. 1889 Tex., sons of William "Buck" EVANS and Doxie Ann EVANS (maiden name also Evans). Family moved Navarro County ca 1883. William, age 80, widower and three sons are listed on 1900 Hill Co. Tex. census. Can someone please help?

Elsie Ward Jones 29 Jan 2000
Lucy Paralee GAY m/1 C. A. FRIDAY 1859 Perry Co. Ala and had two sons, John Thomas and William Henry. C. A. Friday died CW and in 1865 Lucy m/2 Andrew Jackson BARNES. They had ch: Frances E. (m. E. E. McDade); Dora (d. childhood); Ida E. (m. T. W. Ward); Robert Lee (m. Eliza Ingram); Joseph Edward (m. Johnie Spikes?); Newton Mack (m. Lelia Maude Garrett). Andrew Jackson Barnes and Lucy Paralee Barnes are buried Cryer Creek Cemetery near Barry. Would like to exchange information on this family.

Linda Cooper Fri 28 Jan 2000
Looking for a descendant of Mrs. Jessie RANDOLPH who lived in Corsicana in 1935. She was born ca 1868-1875, maiden name COOPER; she was my grandfather's sister.

Brenda Thompson Mon 24 Jan 2000
Looking for information on Alvin Frederick NEWSOM, b. 23 April 1893 Navarro County.

James A. Stewart Sun 23 Jan 2000
Researching Joseph and Rachel Ann THOMPSON STEWART who lived Navarro Co. 1900. According to census Joseph, 66, was b. Tenn and Rachel, 55, b. Miss. Living with them was granddaughter Daisy, 5, b. Tex. I believe Joseph is the son of John C. STEWART of Carroll Co. Tenn. I have much information on this family and will exchange.

Catherine King Johnson Tues 25 Jan 2000
Herman and Vellie Abney VOGEL were living in Navarro County, Chatfield, 1909-1912. Two children, Birtha and Buddy were buried in New Chatfield Cem. 1909. Vellie was dau of Marian KING and david ABNEY of Marshall Co. Ala., Mariah m/2 a YOUNG and is said to have returned to Ala. Any information on VOGAL family appreciated.

Beth Fendley-Bell Thurs 20 Jan 2000
Need information of Filey M. COMBS and James Monroe ELLIS who may have married in Navarro County 1880s/1890s. Her parents were Solomon and Adelia COMBS who moved from Ill. to Tex. Also need information on Edward "Eddy" ELLIS b. ca 1893 and Georgia ELLIS b. ca Oct 1896 - both in Navarro County. Need this for a research paper for college.

Gene Shelton Thurs 20 Jan 2000
Looking for information on my father, William Edgar SHELTON. Father's name believed to be Ed and mother was a COURSEY {sp}. He had brother, Maxton, who had a som, Jimmy. I understand Maxton was married six times so I must have a lot of 1st cousins out there somewhere. Thanks.

Howard Brewer Wed 19 Jan 2000
Searching for information on Willie Lavonna ALSABROOk/ALSOBROOK, believed to be b. Ga. 1871; married James Wesley WEBB and had 13 children born Navarro County. Buried Oakwood Cem.
Interested in finding names of parents of Leon Walker BREWER, believed to be b. Ala; member of Methodist Church; buried with wife, Radie WILSON, Rice Cemetery. Any information helpful.
Also looking for information on WEBB family, long time residents of Pickett and Corsicana area. James Wesley WEBB was b. 1868. Where? Parents? All information appreciated.

Glenda Bowling Mon 10 Jan 2000
Would appreciate information on burial places of Lee Edward TADLOCK (d. 1901) and Ruby TADLOCK (d. Feb. 1911, age. 2-1/2 mos). The family lived in Dawson but I think courthouse records give Ruby's place of burial as Liberty Hill Cemetery or perhaps Springhill Cemetery. I would think they would be buried in the same cemetery.

Ben Poppell Sat 08 Jan 2000
My grandfather, Jesse Robert PICKLE, taught school in Rural Shade in 1898 and married a student, Annie Denise BRADLEY, Oct. 25, 1899. Annie's parents were J. Beryl Bradley and Mary Taylor; father left and mother disappeared into Indian Territory and Annie was reared in Rural Shade by her uncle and aunt, Andrew and Lula Sears. I am trying to find what actually happened to Grandma's parents and why she was raised by these people. I would like to contact any members of the PAUL family, said to be related.

Delia McCord Lonon Sat 08 Jan 2000
Searching for information on the OWEN family who lived near Kerens. My gggrandmother was Liza Owen and m/1 George Valkey and m/2 a Mr. Noble. My ggrandmother was Cordelia Valkey who married John Talmadge Etheridge and had four daughters, one of whom was my grandmother, Johnie Etheridge who married Eddie Smith of Kerens. Their dau. was Walter Valkey Smith McCord.


Noncy Perry Fri 07 Jan 2000
Looking for information on John Richard PERRY and Mary Elizabeth KIRKLAND who married in Maury Co. Tenn. in 1874. They had children: Florence, James Henry, John Morgan, Carrie, Franklin Lafayette, Kirkland Brown, Revis Wyatt and Albert Vaughn Perry - the last three born in Texas.

Tanya Jimenez Thurs 06 Jan 2000
Henry Harrison GRIMMETT and wife Sarah Jane KELLY are listed on the 1880 Navarro census with children Benjamin S., William S., and Thomas N. A daughter, Mollie, was born later. I am looking for any information on this family.

Daryl Watts Mon 03 Jan 2000
B. F. Watts died in Navarro County 20 Feb 1934 and Mrs. C. C. Stead's name is shown as his daughter on the application for mortuary document. Who is she? We knew of only three of his children: George Thomas Watts (my gr-grandfather), brother, Jonie and sister, Nellie Pearl. B. F. moved to Texas from Ala. in 1882. Does anyone know what the initials "B. F." stand for?

Wanda Brashear Sun 02 Jan 2000
I woould like to contact someone from the Barry, Texas area who might have information on the Castello/Castellaw family who lived there in the late 1800s. Will share what information I have.

Traci Parsons- Holder Mon 03 Jan 2000
William Floyd HENDERSON (1863-1928) married Mollie H. BAKER (1870-1919) 26 Dec. 1887 Ala., and moved to Navarro County prior 1902. Both are buried in Old Chatfield Cemetery. Children: Belle A.; Jewell James (or Jones); A. Floy; Carl; Carrie Mae (b. 12 Sept 1902 Chatfield; d. 1994 Wilbarger Co. Tex; Albert Carter (b. 25 May 1905 Nav Co; d. 1922 Tex); Alvus (b/d 1905 Nav Co); Theodore Roosevelt, (b. 1906 Nav Co; d. 1979 Alamogordo, NM); Ruby Hazel, (b. 1910; d. 1978 Harris Co. Tex. Will appreciate any information on the above.

James L. Barnes Sat 01 Jan 2000
Looking for information on my family. Found family plot in Oakwood Cemetery in Corsicana, with two unmarked graves. According to George Berry (my Dad), they are graves of his brother and sister who died before he was born in 1930. My gr-grand- parents are also buried there with markers of only "Father" and "Mother." I believe my gr-grandmother was Ella Celia Berry Barnes, b. 1859 Ala; d. 1928 Nav. Co. , dau. of George Berry. My gr-grandfather was John Franklin Barnes who supposedly died in the early 1930s. Will appreciate any information on this family.

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