Roland Dee Fesmire
Sun Jun 22 1997
Researching FESMIRE, McALPIN, NICHOLS and STORY names. Any information
Tue Jun 17 1997
Giles H. TAYLOR died 14 Apr 1892 at Corsicana, Tex. Former resident Hardeman Co.
TN until after War. Wife and eight children survive. Would like to exchange info.
June 16 1997
Looking for maiden name of mother of John Napoleon McNEILL. Her first name was
Nancy Ann. John d. in Corsicana March 5, 1907 and married in Kerens August 1876.
Sun Jun 8 1997
Would like to exchange information on ancestors and descendants of Joseph
Callaway BARTLETT (1814-1888), who came to Navarro Co. ca 1847 and lived in the
Taos/Porter's Bluff and Rice areas. His second wife was Martha NORVELL, and one
of his daughters married a NORVELL.
John D. Boydstun
Sun Jun 8 1997
Looking for information on family of Lorenzo Dow MEEK and Rhoda HAMPTON who came
from Carroll Co. Ark. in the early 1850s. They had at least 6-7 ch: Sarah,
Elizabeth, Jacob J., Rhoda Ann, and Davi and two others. Rhoda d. after 1851 and
he married 2nd Eliza Jane POINTER/ PAINTER ca 1857/58, possibly in Parker Co.
Mary Ann Gauer
Sat Jun 7 1997
Interested in descendants of William Anderson RAY and Manerva Elizabeth DENNIS
in Navarro Co.
J Rodgers Sat
Jun 7 1997
Looking for ALLBRITTONS who came to Navarro Co. in the 1800 and early 1900.
Don Yarber Fri
June 6 1997
Britton H. YARBROUGH is on 1870 census Navarro Co. Would like to know if he is
my great-grandfather who was from Pope Co. Ill. and served CSA.
Rena Nicks Fri
June 6 1997
Looking for info on Anderson Travis NICKS Jr. and Sr. Also ANDERSON and
DIXON-HARDIN lines. Lived in and around Navarro Co. 1870s on.
Ritter Sat May 31 1997
Interested in DAVIS family. William Eli DAVIS b. 30 July 1860 in Ark; d. 3 Aug
1917 Corsicana, Texas; m. Azzielete McGEE (1859-1921). Also lived Limestone and
Freestone Counties. Any help greatly appreciated.
Wed May 28 1997
Would like to correspond with anyone researching these families: Thomas O. JONES
b. 1805 Wilkinson Co. Ms., married Delia WALKER in Conway Co. Ark. in 1844 and
settled Navarro Co. by 1850.
Fielding L. SMITHEY and Prudence HOWELL in the 1850-1860 time frame.
William ROBERTS, b. 1811 Mo. m/1 Tabitha HESS Conway Co. Ark.; m/2 in Texas Jane
H. JONES. Settled Corsicana, Tex. by 1850. TIA.
Marion Horton Livingston Wed
May 28 1997
Searching 1880 Navarro census for my gr-grandfather, Stephen M. HORTON, b. Ga.,
should be age 52. My quest is to find last name of woman he possibly married
around 1870 named Florrie. Both are bur. Wheelock Cem., Robertson Co. Tex. He
also lived in Limestone Co. Tex.
Robert Crook Mon
May 26 1997
John William CROOK (1820-?) m/1 Amanda E. MYERS, Smith Co. Miss. 1845;
enumerated Corsicana 1870 census with wf/2 ("M.E>") age 25,
Margaret H., (22), William L. (16) and Charles E.(13) CROOK. Four other ch with
surname GRAHAM liv in hh. Seeking info on CROOK descendants.
Sun May 25 1997
Joseph Callaway BARTLETT arrived in Navarro Co. about 1847 and lived in the
Taos/Porter/s Bluff/Chatfield area. He m/1 Amanda Monroe ESTES (1822-1850),
believed to be bur. Rice Cem; m/2 Martha Ann NORVELL who d. 1888, also bur.
Rice. Joe's oldest son by 1st marriage, Jesse Marshall BARTLETT, b. 1841, known
as J. M., lived in or near Rice and died there 1922. He and his wife, Mollie
CLOPTON (1850-1929) are both bur. Rice Cem. Would like to exchange information
with their descendants or others interested in this family.
Mon May 19 1997
Looking for info on David WHITE listed as taxpayer 1879 in Navarro Co. but not
listed on 1880 census. Wife was Mary Ann RUSHING.
Wed May 14 1997
Seeking information on following people bur. Bazette Cem. Effie Louis WELLS
1881-1948; Thomas Jefferson COOPER 1853-1923; Barbara Ann Marshall 1847-?; Rufus
Alexander NICHOLS 1847-?; John Hayes WALKER 1870-? Also info on Frances Dellaney
JENNINGS 1855-1907, Lewis Tate WELLS, Molly Ann MANN, Sally COOPER and James
WALKER. Most lived Kerens-Bazette communities.
Carolyn Bethany Sosebee Fri
May 9 1997
My grandparents, Nora Lee McCLENDON and Victor Allison BETHANY were married in
Navarro County in 1898. Victor's father, Samuel H. BETHANY died in 1908, is
buried Richland Cemetery. There may be descendants in the area today. Please
contact me if you have informa- tion.
Robert R. Jones
Wed May 7, 1997
These are my ancestral surnames which I am researching, all pioneers in
the Kerens/Wadeville area of eastern Navarro County: David W. SHERRILL
(1818-1869), wife Mary T. SMITH (1820-1908), daughter of Robert SMITH
(1792-1864); Lafayette D. McCONNICO (1825-1912), wife Elizabeth BONHAM
(1827-1889). Others: INGRAM, CALLAWAY, GODLEY, KIMES, CHITWOOD. Note correction
to my earlier query: Elizabeth Bonham is buried in the Birdston Cemetery,
Karen Ladd Acker
Sun May 4, 1997
Would like to correspond with anyone researching the Ladd family. My
g-g-grandfather, Noble Evans LADD, moved from Tenn. to Navarro Co. around 1852
and died in 1869. His wife, Virginia OLIPHANT LADD, and children were in Navarro
Co. until sometime in the 1870s. They were in Palo Pinto Co. in 1880.
Martha Kendall Holmes Sun
May 4 1997
John GILL, wife, Eliza, Dau, Minnie Mae, age 9, shown 1880 Navarro Co.
census. William TILLMAN listed as stepson. They came from Lee Co. Ga and Minnie
Mae married Thomas KENDALL about 1885/86. Also shown in that census were Able
GILL, wife, Rebecca and son, James. Any information on these families
John C. BarronM
Sat May 3 1997
Would like to contact descendants of Cowan McCLUNG and Elizabeth LOTT who came
to Pct. 3 of Navarro Co. about 1867. Their daughter, Sarah Eugenia, married John
W. BARRON in 1875. BARRON was born 1851 in Louisiana and died in 1881. Would
like to determine his ancestry.
Fri May 2 1997
Looking for information on Frankie Jane JOHNSON/LOWE/GLASS/TERRY. Had sister,
Artimisia (Artie Ann) JOHNSON, who married Phillip LOWE and brother, Richard
Webster JOHNSON. Frankie died in Navarro Co. abt 1937 Artie Ann in Okla. abt
1943 and Richard died 1931 on Frankie's sofa. Sure could use help on Artie and
Fri May 2 1997
My mother and I are researching the HAGLE family in Dawson, Texas. My
ggrandmother, Ruth KENDALL HAGLE, was 97 when she died in 1993. Any information
would be wonderful. It seems her whole family lived there.
Tue Apr 29 1997
John Marion FUGATE and wife, Amanda Elizabeth MALLOY (b. Ark), were living in
the Rice Community when a daughter, Eula B. was born Feb. 8, 1875. Are there any
records to reflect his marriage, Eula's birth, what John was doing or where he
was living? Amanda's father, Robert Washington MALLOY, may have been a minister.
Any help appreciated.
Marilyn Bush Tue
Apr 29 1997
Seeking information on Robert Alexander JOHNSON and wife Minnie MEREDITH who
married in Henderson Co. 1880 and built home near Emhouse, Navarro Co. in 1911.
Their children: Alpha, Dora, James Thomas, Walter and Will (twins), John,
Charlie, Robert, George and Hugh Johnson. Robert's father was Alfred W. JOHNSON
and his mother was Permilia? I would be most grateful for any help with this
family. Thank you.
Marilyn Bush Tue
Apr 29 1997
Arcadius BUTLER married Francis DIXON, dau. of James Mitchell DIXON and Indiana
Elizabeth SMITH, about 1887. "Cade" and " Fannie" were the
parents of Nancy Ann and Price M. BUTLER. Nancy m. James THOMAS. Any help
Dan Martin Mon
Apr 28, 1997
Thomas J. HORTON, born Lavaca Co. Tex, had at least one son, Guy Kyle, born in
Navarro Co. or possibly Ellis Co. Any help appreciated.
Mon Apr 28, 1997
Looking for information on my grandmother, Delphia Stanley HAMMET, Sarah (Sadie)
HAMMETT my great aunt and Walter HAMMET, a half-brother. My paternal grandfather
was John SCARBOROUGH who had a brother, Hawkins SCARBOROUGH who married Bess
Ambrose MILLER. She had brothers Paul, Tom, Will, Dubart - all of Corsicana.
David Leon Phillips Sat
Apr 26 1997
Colbert Leonardus"Hun" PHILLIPS, b. Jun 22, 1894, Blooming Grove,
Texas; d. ???; m. abt 1916 Rosser Blanche FAGALA b. Jul 14, 1894 Varnell Ga; d.
May 9, 1926; bur. Varnell, Ga. 2 children: Carlton Leon PHILLIPS, b. Mar. 22,
1917 Blooming Grove, Tex and Loyd Rolland PHILLIPS b. Aug 12, 1920, Plano, Tex.
Colbert's father was William Augustus "Gus" PHILLIPS, b. Dec. 17,
1852, Stewart Co. Ga; d. Oct. 5, 1901 Blooming Grove, Tex; m. Harriet Josephine
COLBERT, b. Jan. 14, 1960 Russell Co. Ala; d. Jan. 7, 1937, Blooming Grove, Tex.
Colbert's grandfather was Andrew Jackson PHILIPS/PHILLIPS b abt 1830 Ga; d ???;
m. Mary J. TAYLOR b. Dec 1830 Ga; d. Apr 15, 1899 Blooming Grove, Texas. Colbert
was last seen 1929 in Dalton, Ga; was issued a Social Security number in 1936
but never paid into it nor collected; Social Security has no death certificate
on him; he never showed up when his mother died Jan. 7, 1936. Has anyone
researched this line? I need information on Colbert Leonadus PHILLIPS.
Sat Apr 26 1997
Searching for William WOOD living Ellis Co. 1860. Believed to be relative of
Sarah Ann FIELDER WOOD, or Georgia Ann Fielder WOOD (dau of Paschal Harrison
WOOD and Nancy Ann FIELDER) who married to John Spencer Madison DARDEN Dec. 16,
1858 in Navarro Co. Any information appreciated.
Thu Apr 24 1997
Seeking information on Thomas Gideon TOWNSEND b. ca 1828 Florida, son of Thomas
Roderick TOWNSEND and Nancy Pamela Ann DEAN. Thomas G. m/1 ca 1853 a Mrs.
SHANNON. They were living Houston Co. Tex. in 1860. Their ch: John b. 1855 and
Amanda b. 1858. T. G. TOWNSEND listed in 1880 Navarro Co. census. He m/2 Roxie
Ann PATTERSON in 1875 in Limestone Co. Their ch: Artemica? b. 1876, prob Navarro
Co. and A.M.A. b. 1879 in Navarro Co.
Theresa Tindall Pye
Mon Apr 21 1997
Looking for information on the EARLY family of Corsicana and Kerens. My
grandmother, Vilma EARLY, was b. May 4, 1908 in Kerens, dau of Elijah EARLY. She
died sometime summer 1910/1911 from complications of red measles. Vilma had many
brothers and sisters. Her brothers continued to live in Corsicana into the
1970s. Thanks in advance.
Mon Apr 21 1997
Looking for information on Zachery Taylor DORTCH and Ester Jane McELROY.
Wed Apr 16 1997
Could someonewho has access to the 1900 Navarro County census give me the
information on the households of James R. PETERSON and his brother, Edward C.
PETERSON. I found them in the Soundex, but ran out of time on the reader. Their
father was JOHN N. PETERSON. Are there any descendants in Navarro County? They
may have had a sister, Florrie (Florra) and brother Will or Jess.
Mary Rhodes Mon
April 7 1997
My grandfather, Charles Edward HUNT, was b. March 23, 1885 in Bazette, Navarro
Co., son of Charles HUNT and Florence WESTBROOK. There were also two daughters,
Calvert and Bessie. I am trying to find out what happened to them. Calvert
married Lem/Clem SPAW and Bessie married a DANIEL. Will share information.
Sun Apr 6 1997
William Hopwood HELLUMS was b. 1849 Hickory Flat, Benton Miss; d. 1917 Pursley,
Navarro Co. Tex; mar. 1871 Benton Co., Sarah Elizabeth (Sallie) RUTHERFORD (b.
1854 Blue Mountain, Tippah Miss; d. 1924 Pursley, Navarro Co. Lived in Ellis Co.
Texas before moving to Navarro Co. Children: Oscar Simpson, Lena Lucille, Samuel
Lee, Louvenia Hoppie, Truss Addison, Cassie Caroline, Mary Agnes, Elizabeth Bena
(Bettie) and William Horace. William B. RUTHERFORD, Sallie's brother, and her
father, George Samuel RUTHERFORD, also settled in Navarro Co. Will share
information and would like to make a joint effort to find the ancestry of John
and Annis SMITH, George and Susana Isbell, Andrew and Elizabeth McWilliams and
William Richey and Elizabeth Davis. These are the names of the persons left to
finish this HELLUMS-RUTHERFORD project to the immigrant, where it stops. I have
the CRUM information.
Sun Apr 6 1997
Benjamin and Evan G. ROBERTS, brothers, came to Navarro Co. from Union Co. Ill.
in 1846 and settled in the Pin Oak area. Their brother, John, settled in Hill
Co. in 1880. Benjamin married Anna LEMLEY 1838 in Ill. Ch: Evan, Clarissa,
Jacob, James, John and Mary. Evan married Susannah BREWSTER 1832 in Ill.
Descendants are still in Navarro Co with others scattered throughout Texas, New
Mexico, Oklahoma and points west. Anna STOVER (b. 1770 Va) is mother of
Benjamin, Evan, John, William, Lorenzo, Cynthia, Catherine, Ruth and Elizabeth.
Aaron (Aron) ROBERTS was their father. He was b. ca 1765, place unknown; died ca
1830/35 in Montgomery Co. Ill.(Bounty Land Warrant #4357). Looking for ancestry
of Aaron ROBERTS and information on sons, William and Lorenzo. Any help out
Mon Mar 31 1997
Looking for information on later whereabouts of the following families who
appear on the 1880 Navarro Co. census living in Corsicana: 1. Milledgeville
COLLUM b. 1821 SC; wife Mary J(ane HAMMACK), b. 1826 Ga, Ch: William J.(b. 1848
Miss), John S(imeon) (b. 1846 Miss); John's family wife Nettie (b. 1862 Ill) dau
Eugenia (b. 1873 Miss) and male infant (b. Apr 1880 Tex). 2. Eugene A. COLLUM b.
1854 Miss; wife Anna R. (b. 1857 Miss) dau Mary (b. 1877 Miss). 3. Clayton
M(illedgeville) COLLUM b. 1850 Miss. wife Ella (b. 1854 Miss). Eugene and
Clayton are sons of Milledgeville COLLUM and wife Mary Jane HAMMACK.
J. Dutch Revenboer Fri
Seeking information on family of David Robert "Bob"McCOY and wife,
Flora Ann GHOLSON. Known children: David bc 1853; Elizabeth "Bettie?"
bc1854, possibly died 1880/81; Ella or Ellen b. 1854, John Henry bc1856. Other
possible ch: Joseph "Joe", William Timothy, bc1865, Mary bc1859.
Thanks for your help.
Sara Greer Fri
Mar 21, 1997
Would like to find obituary of James Madison GREER. He died March 22,
1878 in Corsicana, and is supposed to be buried in New Hope Cemetery.
David H. Pollard Tues
Mar 18, 1997
My grandfather, Henry Taylor POLLARD, was born March 4, 1895 in
Corsicana, Texas to W. H. POLLARD and Nellie GERRETT. I have found references to
one W. T. POLLARD and his father, Dr. Wade POLLARD, from Confederate Pension
records, and think they may be related. Any information appreciated.
Carol Squyres Conklin Tue
Mar 18 1997
Looking for information about my grandmother, Margaret MARLOW and her
parents William and Amelia. They came to Navarro Co. in the 1870s. Margaret
married William Fletcher SQUYRES 17 March 1888. Will share information.
Glenn Cherry Sat
Mar 15 1997
Ezekiel CHERRY II moved to Kerens, Navarro Co. ca 1860-1870. His son,
William Lafayette CHERRY married Willie JOHNSON and had at least one dau. Nelly,
born 1880 in Navarro Co. She married Charles MONTGOMERY. I have a picture of her
taken about 1900 and will be glad to make a copy in exchange for more
information on her. My line is Albert A. CHERRY and Sarah Francis WALKER CHERRY
from Gonzales and Lavaca County.
Willie B. Smith
Fri Mar 7 1997
Looking for information on Allen J. JONES last known in Navarro Co. Born
La. and resided Leon Co. Tex. before moving to Navarro Co.
Wed Mar 5 1997
Need information on my ggf Pinkney Peoples LANCASTER, b. 16 Apr 1861 in
Miss; d. 13 Oct 1904, bur. Winkler, Texas, and wife, Sallie IVIE, b. 12 Oct 1871
near Atlanta, Ga., m. 1888 Navarro Co; d. 18 Feb 1936 in Corsicana. Not sure
where Sallie is buried. Would like info in parents and siblings of both. My
grandmother, Annie Mae VESTER b. 27 Feb 1894 Bazette Community; d. 21 Aug 1966
Corsicana, Tex; She was daughter of Allie Mae VESTER and [unknown] VESTER.
Tom Dew Wed Mar
Searching for information on Latchlin Thomas DEW born 1817 in Tenn. He and wife,
Sarah D. MADDEN, moved from Maury Co. Tenn. to Navarro Co. around 1860. L. T.
DEW died before 1880 and is buried in Navarro Co. location unknown.
Arthur R. Seder, Jr. Tues
Mar 4, 1997
Interested in any information on the family of Richard GRANTHAM, who
arrived in Navarro Co. in the 1850s. He married Mary Ann BRYANT, dau of William
Newton BRYANT. Their oldest son, David Gabriel GRANTHAM, married Mittie Olivia
SMITH, dau of John Augustus SMITH in Corsicana in 1893. They moved to Carlsbad,
New Mexico in the early 1900s.
Ben Broughton Sun
Feb 23 1997
Thu Feb 27 1997
Joseph BALLARD and Johnie (Josephine THOMAS were married in Navarro
County on Sept. 28, 1919. Two daughters, Ann, (ca1920)and Dorothy May, (Jan. 19,
1923) were born in Navarro Co. before they divorced Joe and Johnie was divorced
August 1923. What happened to Johnie and the 2 daughters? Who were her parents?
I need help on this family.
Sun Feb 23 1997
Looking for any information on relatives of Curtis Linden McCULLOCH. He
died recently in Corsicana and I would like to have a copy of his obituary since
I live too far away to attend his funeral.
Doris Pyle Haynes Mon
Feb 24 1997
Willian N. NORRIS b. 1849, Iuka, Tishomingo Co. Miss., married D.
Emma":Susie": CARR in Navarro Co. Tex.in 1870. Susie died in 1877,
leaving small children:Susie, Julia Ann, John and Dave. Susie NORRIS married
James GLASCO?GLASCOW and lived in Corsicana. Would like to find some of her
descendants. William Norris m/2 Levenia BROWN in Navarro Co. and had other
children. I would like to contact some of the second family to be able to
complete my NORRIS records.
HarknessMon Feb 24 1997
Need information on Daisy JONES, born Rusk Co, Tex, married Bailey COWART of
Navarro Co. date unk. She is buried Corsicana and was the daughter of Charles
and Elizabeth ARMSTRONG JONES of Rusk Co.
Barbara Stringer Fri
Feb 7 1997
Searching for William Bell born 1868 Navarro Co; moved to Henderson Co.
and don't know where from there. Would like to find his descendants.
Fri Feb 7 1997
William McDONALD married Frances WARD in Yalobusha Co. Miss. Nov. 10,
1853. By 1885 family members were in Navarro Co. near Dresden, Corsicana and
Brandon. By 1894 family lived near Energy, Lamkin and Gustine, Comanche. Would
like information on this family.
Charles E. Stark
Feb 1, 1997
My grandfather was J. Charles "Charley" STARK who married in
Talph 1906 [wife's name not given]. Four ch: my father, Hulbert Gordon STARK was
second, b. Talph 1908; family later moved to Corsicana where J. Charles STARK d.
19 Sept 1928 as result of accident. My great- grandfather was Robert Frank STARK
who had two sons, Eugene and Clarence by wf/1 and 3 sons, Frank, HHulbert and J.
Charles by wf/2. Many of this family lived Navarro County. My uncle, Herman
STARK, had an insurance agency and some laundromats in Corsicana. At his funeral
we copied the names of Starks buried in Corsicana: Robert Frank STARK
(1854-1927); Mary Elizabeth STARK (1865-1958) (I think they were my
ggrandparents). J. Charles STARK (1889-1928) and Josie Martin Sutton STARK
(1887-1958 (my grandparents). Any information appreciated.
Jean E. Bass Sat Feb
Looking for information on Delaney (L) HAMBRICK, dau Essie Gladys
HAMBRICK. They lived in Barry, Navarro Co. in 1914.
W. R. Willingham
Thurs Jan 30 1997
Alice Louise HOUSTON married Rev. John Dallas WILLINGHAM 3 Dec 1912. She
was born ca 15 Feb 1898. Am looking for more information on this family which I
think was in Navarro Co. Father may have been William Alexander Fletcher HOUSTON
and mother Lilla Josephene SLATER.
Juanita Ballard Jan.
Lewis BALLARD m/2 Georgia Ann McKEE. He moved from South Carolina to
Navarro County ca 1872. Unable to find Georgia Ann's parents. She had an aunt,
Kathrine LYNCH, but don't know which side of the family she was on. Lewis
BALLARD had brother, John Richard, and several sisters. Lewis died in 1925 and
John a few years later. John had two daughters; one, Gladys, married a NORTON.
Lewis Ballard's mother was named Bedora and died in 1880 in Navarro County.
Judy Allen Sun
Jan 19 1997
Looking for information on Hubert B. ALLEN b. Feb. 1872 Hinds Co. Miss;
came to Navarro Co ca 1890; married Irene DAY ca 1892. Census records show them
living Navarro Co in 1900 and Ellis Co 1910 and 1920. possibly around Palmer.
Their children: Charles b. 1893; Lula b. 1894; John F., b. 1897; Arnie b. 1902;
Sally A. b. 1905 Gerti Ann b. 1908 and Annie M. b. 1909. Any information will be
Omer Miles Sun Dec 15 1996
Researching MILES and LIGHTFOOT families in Anderson,
Henderson and Navarro Counties early to mid 1880s. Will share information.
Especially interested in data on Levi Mardis MILES
Ann Gabbert Jan 6 1997
William SPURLIN moved to Navarro County 1848; mar. Nellie CARTER.
Would like to know when and where they died. Their dau, Malissa, m. John Garrett
NEAL. She d. 25 Oct 1885 Chatfield and he d. 1 Nov 1869. Would appreciate any
information on these families.
Mary Lusk Nov 23 1996
Need information on Thomas Benton LUSK died 2-17-1935, bur
Rice, Navarro Co. Wife Margaret Catherine Mahaley LUSK b. 7-15-1869
Guntersville, AL. Thomas had bro, William Rufus LUSK. Need birth date of Thomas
and additional info on parents of Margaret Catherine, Thomas and William LUSK.
Wed Nov 6 1996
Seeking information on family of Albert Sidney MOFFITT (b.1862 Tenn; d.1933 Tex)
and wife Arzilla WADLEY (b. 1867 Tenn; d. 1913 Tex). They moved from Corsicana
to Dallas ca 1910. Happy to share information.