Navarro County TXGenWeb
1996 - 1997 Queries
November '96 - June '97


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Roland Dee Fesmire Sun Jun 22 1997
Researching FESMIRE, McALPIN, NICHOLS and STORY names. Any information appreciated.

Susie Grant 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.

Jeanine McNeillMon 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.

Roger Bartlett 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. Tex.

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.

Donna 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.

Nick Griffin 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.

Roger Bartlett 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.

Patsy Krause 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.

John Powell 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, Navarro County.

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 appreciated.

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.

Arthur Johnson 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 Richard's families.

Lyea Morgan 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.
Thank you.

Jeanne VanBreemen 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 appreciated.

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.

Elizabeth Scarborough 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.

Ellen O'Rear 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.

Jan Taylor 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.

Lorene Copeland Mon Apr 21 1997
Looking for information on Zachery Taylor DORTCH and Ester Jane McELROY.

Amy Vaughn 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.

Ruby Collins 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.

Ruby Collins 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 there?

Donna Sarchet 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 Mar 28,1997
Seeking information on family of David Robert "Bob&quotMcCOY 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.

Gary Nokes 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 5 1997
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

Roxanne Bennett 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.

B McCulloch 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. 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.

Doris 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.

Michael Voirin 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 1, 1997
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. 21, 1997
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 helpful. Thanks.

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.

Mike Moffitt 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.


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