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1998 Queries
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Cindy Schroeder Sun 08 Nov 1998
David BROWN moved his family from Michigan to Texas (believed Corsicana) in 1871. Many years later, his daughter wrote that they were neighbors to another Brown family who "detested us because we were 'Yankees' - but my father discovered he was a cousin to the other Brown family." I would like information about this "other" BROWN family. They were probably from NC/TN. By 1880 David BROWN was in Arkansas.

Elnora Cook-Wyrick Wed 04 Nov 1998
Elizabeth COOK, dau. Henry COOK and Mary Polly GOODSON, was b. ca 1841, probably Navarro Co. Tex; d. unknown; m/1 22 July 1860 Navarro Co., W. Ashley SUTHERLAND (b. ca 1825 Tex; d. before 1865); two sons: William (b. 15 May 1861, prob. Nav. Co; d. unknown) and G. Frank (b. 12 May 1863, prob. Nav. Co., d. unk.) Elizabeth COOK SUTHERLAND m/2 24 Aug 1865 Nav. Co. Hugh PIERCE (b. 1842 Ark/Tex, son Lewis PIERCE and Alsey ---?. Their ch: Corine, b. ca 1866; Lelia, b. ca 1869; 3. William/Wilson b. ca 1874. Any help with this family greatly appreciated.

Joan S. Longorio Sun 01 Nov 1998
Have lost contact with descendants of Ellen Reeves Moore SMITH, dau. Tilman H. REEVES and Martha Caroline Montgomery REEVES. Ellen was b. 11 Sept 1874 anddied 7 Nov 1956. She was a sister to my grandmother, Belle Reeves SMITH and I remember going to visit the Smiths on a farm just outside of Blooming Grove in the 1950s and again with my Dad in Corsicana in the 1970s. Would like to get in touch with them again.

Elnora Cook Wyrick Sat 31 Oct 1998
Looking for information on descendants of these families; Thomas COOK, b. ca 1837; d. 1862, Navarro Co. Thomas was son of Henry Cook and Mary Polly Goodson who m. 1 July 1857 Navarro Co; Mary PEARCE/PIERCE b. 1840 AR/TX; d. 1862 prob. Navarro Co, dau Lewis Pierce and Alsey---. Legal records suggest they may have died at the same time. Their children: 1. Ella Cook, b. ca 1858 Navarro Co.; m. 10 Nov 1873 John SCOTT, son of John Scott and Mary Hamilton; 2. Thomas David Cook, b. ca 1860 Navarro Co; may have been crippled in some way, death date unknown; 3. Charles (W. L.) Cook, b. ca 1861; death date unknown. Any help appreciated.

D. Sims Fri 30 Oct 1998
Seeking information on Nathan Hale and Samuel DAUGHRITY who married sisters - Martha and Jane (Annie) ROBERTSON. Nathan and Martha married in 1878. They had a son, b. 1880, Ambrose Powell, who is my gr-grandfather. Martha supposedly buried Spring Hill Cemetery, but cannot locate tombstone. Any help appreciated.

Don C. Breithaupt Thurs 29 Oct 1998
Looking for descendants of Thomas Jefferson WILSON, b. 12 July 1834 Marshall Co. TN; m/1 Lucinda BARNETT 9 Dec 1868 in Navarro County; m/2 Emma?; m/3 Ella J. THOMAS. Thomas came to Navarro County 1860 with his brother (my gg grandfather) William D. J. WILSON and settled in Bazette community. Known children of Thomas and 1st wife: 1) Abner Barney WILSON; 2) Mattie WILSON mar. Nathan KENT and lived in Powell. Thomas and Ella are buried in Oakwood Cemetery. Any information appreciated.

James D. McGilvray Wed 28 Oct 1998
Descendants of R. Graves BOULDIN are trying to find his place of burial. He was living in Navarro County in 1874 when my grandfather, Berry M. BOULDIN, was born. His family is shown on the 1880 census of Coryell County with his wife's brother, M. SCOTT. He must have died just prior to 1880, either in Navarro or Coryell County. Any help appreciated.

James M. Tarpley Wed 28 Oct 1998
Looking for information on my wife's paternal grandparents. John Cleburne BOLTON and Rebecca (Becky) DEMOSS BOLTON, both died ca 1925, leaving four young orphans. John was a streetcar conductor in Corsicana and they had previously lived in Streetman. Any information appreciated.


Pat Hargus Sommerfield Wed 28 Oct 1998
Looking for a connection to the TURNS family. James Turns & Mary--- were parents of Silas B. Turns (b. 1815 Ky); who married Ruth Matilda HAWS; they were parents of Elvis B., Benjamin T., John C., Thomas Boyd & Silas V. Elvis married Louisa ---and had ch: Ann, Lennis (b. 1883) and Dillis (b. 1884). Lennis was my gr-grandmother and married James Walter HARGUS.

Holli Boone Kees Wed 28 Oct 1998
Looking for information on a murder which occurred in Navarro County in 1904; Peter Stephens BOONE was accused of killing an O'PRY/OPRY, kin to John OPRY, who was husband of Mary Rosaline "Ross" BOONE in the Cryer Creek/Barry neighborhood. The court docket states that Pete BOONE was acquitted in May 1905. Am trying to locate a newspaper article, court records, or any other information.

Elizabeth Ellis Tues 27 Oct 1998
Searching for information on my gr-grandparents, Mary Frances MATHIS and Charles Caruthers STONE. He was b. 27 Oct 1846, Maury Co TN. and d. 07 July 1919 Robertson Co. Tex. She was b. 17 Mar 1847 Washington Co. Tex; d. 28 Jul 1921 Robertson Co. Tex. They married 09 July 1871 Robertson Co. All their children were b. Navarro Co., with William Grey, Charles Sidwell and Joseph Clinton living to adulthood. All three married and lives Navarro/Robertson Counties. Much information to share on William Grey and Charles Sidwell.

Janet Hornsby Tues 27 Oct 1998
Would like to know if the Georgia ALLEN (listed in the marriage index) is the person who married Carl T. Steen ca 1916/18. He was a doctor who had just moved to Blooming Grove and I feel sure they married there. Her parents were William Dixon ALLEN and Elenora CARROLL. I believe Elenora had a boarding house in Blooming Grove. She was the dau. of Benjamin Franklin CARROLL Jr. and Georgia Anna STOKES. They are bur. Dresden cemetery with two Confederate soldiers named Stokes. Would like to know if they were related to Georgia Anna.

Kenneth B. Belt 26 Oct 1998
Am looking for information on Jesse WALTON who was in Navarro County in 1860. 1880 census of Hood County shows him 72 years old, born in Va. Any information on date of death, where buried and childrens' names in 1860 will be appreciated. His wife in 1880 was Elizabeth Stapler. They were my gr-grandparents.

Kay McMahan Noska Sat 24 Oct 1998
Am looking for anyone researching the DUDNEY surname who were in Ellis and Navarro Counties.

Chuckieha 23 Oct 1998
Seeking information on John Bunion INGLE, a circuit riding preacher, who died 1930s and is buried in Corsicana. Was a Mason and had daughter Maryanne and brother Frank.

Glenn Davis Tues 20 Oct 1998
Looking for information on James Harris LOWRIMORE, married Mary Elizabeth ROBERTS. They moved to Dawson, Navarro County, sometime during 1878. He died there in 1911 and may have been the Methodist preacher in that community.

Elaine Fri 16 Oct 1998
Is anyone researching the SHELTON family of Navarro County? I would like to know how the Joseph T. SHELTON (born in Ky.) and George Washington SHELTON (enumerated 1880 Navarro County census) fit into the North Carolina SHELTONS - were they related? Any help appreciated and will share information.

T. G. Reditt 11 Oct 1998
Am looking for gravestone marker for the following family members believed to be buried in Frost, Navarro County: James Brooks JORDAN; Zora Etta - last name unknown, her husband's name was Daniel Wright SHORT.

Red Peters Wed 07 Oct 1998
Looking for decedents and heirs of T. J. PETERS and wife Sarah C. DONALD; W. S. PETERS and wife, Martha Ann. All buried Oak Grove Cemetery. Need to know location of cemetery.

Sharon Stephens Mon 05 Oct 1998
Seeking information on Joshua OTWELL, William OTWELL. Any help on OTWELLS/OTTWELLS/AUTWELLS would be much appreciated. There may be connections to the REDDING or STRICKLAND families.

Tom Mohr Mon 05 Oct 1998
Looking for information on a George Henry RANCE, b. 4 Jun 1862, d. 16 Oct 1933, Frost, Tex. He is buried at Whitney Cemetery; married but no children. Was a newspaper published at that time which might contain an obituary, or is someone familiar with this cemetery? Not sure this is the "right" George.

Charlotte Broze Thurs 01 Oct 1998
Serching for information and descendants of James Franklin SINGLETON, b. 2 Sept 1847 Miss; d. 22 Aug. 1919, Navarro County; bur. Providence Cem; m/1 Elizabeth Catherine WILSON, 22 Sept. 1871 Robertson Co. Tex; m/2 Martha Marinda "Mattie" GILMORE 21 June 1883, Navarro County.

Brown V. Brooke Mon 28 Sept 1998
Searching for burial place of R. R. BROOKE(S) and I. R. BROOKE(S). Is there a listing of burials for the Brooks Family Cemetery? Any help greatly appreciated. Have data on this family and will share.

Harold Walker Tues 22 Sept 1998
I am looking for information on Alice O. WALKER b. 1850 Spring Hill, (dau. William and Minerva McCANDLESS WALKER of Spring Hill) who married William MARTIN 18 Oct 1866 Navarro Co. MARTIN was born in Mo. 1845. By 1880 they were living in Hill Co. with four children, Robert, Berta, Maud, Mary.

Jan DeVault Sat 19 Sept 1998
I am looking for information on Thomas Jefferson HOUSTON, believed to have been born in Tenn.; m/1 Louisa C. TAYLOR 22 Dec 1853, Marshall Co. Tenn.; m/2 Mrs. P. D. Hudson, Navarro Co. 17 Oct 1877. W. A. F. (Fletcher) Houston, son by 1st marriage, married Lillah SLATER 18 Nov 1880 Navarro Co. Any information appreciated.

Mel Hagood Fri 18 Sept 1998
Thomas B. HAYGOOD and family are listed in 1900 Navarro Co. census. Thomas b ca 1854, Miss., wife, Tempa, had sons Elmer b. 1884 Miss; Edgar b. 1888 Miss. dau. Alta b. 1889 Miss. I have no access to the 1910 or 1920 census to know if they stayed in the county. Would like to know anything about this family - particularly if Thomas B. was the son of Partin HAGOOD of Tish. Co. Miss. and contact any living descendants.

Carroll MaxwellTues 15 Sept 1998
Looking for information on Frances ROLAND/ROWLAND LEE, m/1 Elias DODSON, m/2 Luke Sellars TATUM. She was born in Va. 19 Oct 1822 and died in Corsicana 30 Sept 1868. Any information appreciated.

Sally Smith Sun 13 Sept 1998
I am researching Joe G. WILLIS (1851-1922) and his wife, Annie (1854-1917) who are buried in Oakwood Cemetery. Would like to correspond with anyone having connections to this family.

Billie West Cook Tues 08 Sept 1998
Looking for tombstone record of Alderson WEST and/or Francia WEST, exact date unknown.

Gayle Bishop Sun 06 Sept 1998
Am researching the families of HOLMAN, HOWARD, GERMANY and THOMPSON. Dr. Isaac Newton Thompson married Geneva Howard and lived in Navarro County. His parents were John Ernest Thompson and Mary Elizabeth Germany. There was another Isaac Newton Thompson who married Sarah Holman.

Susie Grant Sat 05 Sept 1998
Am searching for the children of Giles A. or H. TAYLOR b. ca 1840 in Hardeman Co. Tenn; d. 14 Apr 1892, Corsicana, Tex. He married Nancy A. BUTLER 27 Sept 1867 in Hardeman Co. When he died he left a wife and eight children. I would like to know their names.

Charles E. Carroll Sat 05 Sept 1998
Seeking information on the family of Stephen F. CARROLL, living in Navarro County in 1910. His wife was Julia SALMON and their two known children were James, (b. 1888; d. 1964) and Orrand (b. 1889; d. 1963).

Jim Bramlett Thurs 03 Sept 1998
My gr-gr-grandparents, Reuben M. BRAMLET and wife Elizabeth Jane (Cloud?) BRAMLet are enumerated 1860 Navarro County census with one- year-old daughter, Alice J., and one Flora M. CLOUD. The correct spelling of the name is BRAMLET. Reuben paid property taxes 1860-1867 and served Co. I, 19th Tex Cav. He and Elizabeth had four children: Alice (b. 1859); John Henry (b. 1861); Effie, (b. 1864) and Reuben (b. 1870 - my gr-grandfather). This family not found in 1870 Texas census but in 1880 Elizabeth Jane and the four children (not including Reuben) were living in Somervell County. I need information on Reuben's death date and place of burial - supposedly between 1870-1880.

Tonya Tues 01 Sept 1998
Mary Louise GARRETT b. 31 March 1874 Ala., mar. James Monroe VALENTINE Blooming Grove, Navarro County 1895. She died 25 March 1928 Corsicana and is buried in Hamilton Cemetery. Am especially interested in information on her death certificate.

Earl Burk Mon 31 Aug 1998
My gr-grandfather, Radford Burk, helped organize the first Primitive Baptist Church in Navarro County 11 June 1855 at Antoc [Antioch]. I expect there is a cemetery nearby where his wife and four sons are buried. Any information appreciated.

Ginger Rogers Sat 29 Aug 1998
Sam SHIELDS married Ada May "Addie" WOOD before 1907 - date/ place unknown. According to his death record Sam was born in Navarro County (date unknown). Ada was born 1889 in Ark., dau William Glover WOOD and Saphrona Randolph BERRY. Ada and Sam had two ch: Essie Jewel SHIELDS (b. 1907) and William Feldon SHIELDS (b. 1910), who were reared by WOOD grandparents after parents' death. Sam Shields died 13 May 1916 near Kerens; interred Oak Grove Cemetery. Ada m/2 Robert E. SMITH 19 Aug 1916 Henderson Co. Tex. They died four days apart in Henderson Co. during the 1918 influenza epidemic. Any information on Sam Shields appreciated.

Kay Harper Thurs 27 Aug 1998
Looking for descendants of my ggrandfather, David C. NEWCOMB who died in Corsicana in 1936. He had lived in Navarro Co. since the late 1800s, and his wife, Jenny?, drew his CW pension after his death.

Brenda Dahlberg Tues 25 Aug 1998
My g-grandfather, James Henry HOPE came to Navarro County from Butler Ky. Ky. ca 1881 with his twin sister (Lucy) Fannie, and another sibling, Melissa. J. H. HOPE married Lula Elizabeth DORSEY in 1889 and lived in Blooming Grove. Melissa married John ROACH in Navarro County in 1886 and Fannie married Thomas Boyd TURNS in 1882. Lula DORSEY came to Texas ca 1880 from Union Co. Miss. with a brother, James L. DORSEY, who came to Navarro County along with his daughters, Mattie and Eric,and perhaps other siblings. I would like to hear from descendants of any of these people to share and exchange information.

Lygia Cutts Mon 24 Aug 1998
I believe my gr-gr-grandfather's sister, Frances Augusta DAWKINS, married a BRAGG and had settled in Texas by 1884, from Pike Co. Ala. I find a BRAGG with wife Fannie on 1880 Navarro Census. Would like to correspond with anyone researching BRAGG name.

Gary Whitlow Sun 23 Aug 1998
Looking for information on John P. BUSH who married Sarah Lucinda HATHCOCK/ HATHCOX, possibly in the 1870s in Navarro County. They were married at the home of one Edwin HATHCOCK/HATHCOX. Can someone identify Edwin?

Inez AicherSun 23 Aug 1998
My gr-grandmother married Hayward Pinkney GRIMES March 16, 1876 in Corsicana. According to her tombstone she was born Dec. 30, 1855. Does anyone know her parents? I would like to get a copy of her marriage information. He was a widow with six children, all born in Ala., and they moved to Waco, not sure when.

James Ray Rasco Sat 22 Aug 1998
Would like to exchange genealogical data on the RASCO families, especially those of Laban Taylor Rasco and Gabrial Harrell Rasco of Navarro County.

BSauceman Fri 21 Aug 1998
James WILSON, b. abt 1806 SC and wife, Sarah, b. abt 1810 SC, were in Navarro County by 1852, residing at Rural Shade. According to census records, the family was in Ala. 1831-early 1840s; Miss. by 1844- early 1850s. Children: William, Mary Wiley, Margaret, James Madison, Sarah Jane, Ann H., Lewellyn O., Robert, Henry C., Rufus and Josephine. Where in SC did they originate? Any information on ancestry/descendants greatly appreciated.

Jerry Dodson Campbell Thurs 20 Aug 1998
I need information on the DODSON family. My great-grandfather, George Washington Dodson, wife, Regina, children, Bess, William Herd, Mead and Kenthe are listed on the Navarro County 1910 and 1920 census. Any help would be appreciated.

Ben Broughton Mon 17 Aug 1998
I am looking for information on the DAWSON family, and have lots to share on Britton and his family. I am stuck on finding his grand- parents' names. Also looking for information on William Abner BROUGHTON who also lived in Dawson.

Gary Young Fri 14 Aug 1998
Interested in John D. McCALL who died at Eureka, Navarro County 01 March 1920 and Benjamin F. McCALL who died 03 June 1914, possibly at Chatfield. They were brothers and possibly had other kinsmen there, too. Any help appreciated.

Diana Rawlins Tues 11 Aug 1998
Seeking information on these families: W. L. MISSENHAMMER, who mar. 11 June 1866, Navarro County, Missouri F. GREEN. In 1860 he was living Ellis County, Tex. with parents, J. R. and E. J. (wife) Missenhammer. Missouri GREEN was the dau. of John Green and Elizabeth Proctor Green, b. ca. 1850 in Mo.

Nell Tues 11 Aug 1998
Robert B. KNIGHT, b. 1834, Ky., son of Robert H. KNIGHT, married in Ky. Mary R. JONES (b. ca 1846 Ky). Moved to Texas ca 1876; family is enumerated 1880 Navarro County census with eight children, William, Margaret, Mary, Roslie, Thomas (my grandfather), Piety, Needham and Susan. This family moved to Erath County, tex. sometime in the 1890s.

David Armstrong Tues 11 Aug 1998
Looking for information on the family of John A. WARD. John was b. 15 Dec. 1835 Ind.; lived Macoupin Co. Ill. where married Eliza Ann VINSON. Family moved to Navarro County sometime after 1875. John Ward died 13 Jun 1909, at Dawson and is buried in Boardtree Cem. with his wife and two adult children.

Children of John and Eliza Ward: Mary "Mollie"(1860-1911); Dempsey (1862-1942); Johnathan G. (1865-1943); Sarah J. (1867-1935); William (1867-?); Minivera (1871-?); Laurie (ca 1873 -?); John A. (ca 1875-?)

Lisa Kight Sun 09 Aug 1998
Albert W. SMITH married Sarah F. WILLIAMS 16 Feb 1876 in Navarro County. She was the daughter of Fredrick W. WILLIAMS and Mahaley HAMMER. She died 21 March 1924 and is buried at Emmett. Any information on this family and descendants would be appreciated.

Beth Sauceman Sat 08 Aug 1998
Martin LaFayette McCALL, b. 1835, MS, married Sarah Ellinor Scott MEADOR 1856 Pontotoc Co. MS. She was the widow of Alred J. MEADOR, and had one son, Thomas Meredith MEADOR, b. 1852, Pontotoc Co. The family moved to Navarro County and had four more known ch: M. E. McCALL, b. ca 1859, believed to have mar. a Mr. LIGHTY; D. L. McCALL, b. ca 1864; William McCALL, b. ca 1866 and S. V. McCALL b. 1869. Sarah Ellinor McCALL died sometime between 1870/1973 since he m/2 1873 Sarah E. WILSON. Martin McCALL died 1925 in Ennis, Ellis County, Tex. Would like further information on any of the above.

Doug McKelvey Mon 03 Aug 1998
I am looking for information on Madison Collett SANDERS, my maternal great-grandfather. All I know about him is that he attanded Trinity University, and my grandmother was born to him and Annise RATCLIFF in 1908 in the area of Streetman, Navarro County. Thanks for any help.

Barbara Alexander Fri 31 July 1998
Looking for information on James Jefferson HILL, b. 10 Feb 1860 and his brother (my direct line) John Ashley HILL, b. 1867. I read a story by Evelyn Jones SIMS about James J. Hill and would like to contact her about her research on these men and their parents, George Washington Hill and Margaret/Margrett.? Any clues as to whereabouts of Evelyn Sims or others much appreciated.

The Yeagers Tues 28 July 1998
Searching for information on William R. MELTON, b. 24 Feb 1830 in SC or Tenn; d. 09 May 1890. Moved to Arkansas before eventually moving to Dresden, Navarro Co. where is buried. He married Elizabeth Jane HILL b. 02 Jan 1832; d. 20 Mar 1861, and had at least one son, Alexander. W. R. Melton may have remarried after the death of his 1st wife.

Cheryl Johnson Mon 27 July 1998
Need information on Harmon W. PARKS, b. 1879 Ga. Parents unknown. He married Anna HENDERSON?, b. 1879 Ky. Harmon living in Corsicana 1900 per census with son, Tilford Oscar PARKS, b. March 1900. Tilford was reared by one Wesley H. PARKS - relationship to Harmon not known. We think that perhaps Anna died in Corsicana and Harmon took his son back to Georgia and gave him to Wesley. Any help appreciated.

Belinda Lovett Sun 26 July 1998
Looking for information on James Hudson LOVETT, b. 4 Aug 1884; d. Aug. 1968. He is one of 13 children born to Oliver LOVETT and Mary HUDSON. James Hudson Lovett married Fannie/Fanny HODGE. They lived at Powell, Navarro Co. According to family history, Fannie was born ca1885-1895; she died June/July 1965. She was a granddaughter of Anthony and Cora HODGE. James and Fannie Lovett had three sons: Booker T., David C., and Andrew C. Lovett. Any information appreciated but especially interested in birth, death and marriage dates.

Lauri Hinksman Fri 24 July 1998
I am the granddaughter of E. J. and Mary Lee Davis of Birdston Valley Masonic Lodge and Heroines of Jerico--Dorothy Court #106. I am very interested in the history of Streetman, Texas. I would like information regarding how the former slaves ended up in Streetman, Richland and Birdston. I am particularly interested in photos but will appreciate any information.

J McKee Thurs 23 July 1998
Looking for information on Thomas Monroe SKILES, b. Feb. 23, 1848, and Sarah Jedidah MELTON, b. July 20, 1851, who were living in Dresden, Navarro Co. in the 1880s. Two infants were buried Dresden Cem. 1878 and 1888. They later moved to Henderson Co. Tex. Son, Elijah E. (Robert) Skiles b. Nov. 23, 1873, listed in Early Texas Birth Records.

LuWed 22 July 1998
Looking for family of King David THRAILKILL, b. ca. 1875, Tex., who m. Feb. 1898 Cinorah MORGAN in Ellis Co. Tex. There were Thraikills in Navarro County on census, but none in Ellis until 1900. Was King from the Thrailkills of Navarro County? Any help appreciated. Will share information on King and Cinorah in CA.

Sam Favor Tues 21 July 1998
Am researching the Favor family and have been told that the original emigrant lived in Corsicana, Navarro Co. Texas. This person would be either my great or gr-gr-grandfather.

Rob Williams Fri 17 July 1998
Am interested in Allison Woodville MILLER and his wife Sarah "' Sallie" STEVENS who lived in Navarro Co. He died in 1902 and she in 1938. Any information appreciated.

John Hasha Fri 17 July 1998
Would like to know the dates of existence of the Cugler/Cuyler Harper Gallery, 112 and 114 West Fifth Ave., Corsicana, Tex. - a photography studio. This address is from the bottom of a photograph of my gr-gr- grandparents, Marcelous and Emaline HASHA, taken between 1895-1900. Need the exact, or approximate, date of the picture.

John Steward Wed 15 July 1998
Looking for information regarding Siddine OWENS, daughter of Tyler OWENS and Rachel SIMMONS, who married Robert STEWART 6 Nov 1873 in Navarro Co. Any information greatly appreciated!

Dixie Tues 14 July 1998
Seeking information on Stephen Frederick CARROLL, born 1867, married Julia A. SALMON. Was resident Navarro County 1920. Known children: James S. CARROLL and Orrand CARROLL.

Merrill Wilson Tues 14 July 1998
Am searching for the family of John Warren (my grandfather's brother) who moved from Cullman Co. Ala. to Texas ca 1892. They were shown in the 1900 census of Navarro Co: John and wife Canada (Callie), sons Morran 10, Andy, 8, Levy R., 6, Everett C, 4, Earnest 2, and a baby girl, 3 months old, not named. Pictures sent to a family member in Ala. in later years give the names of Bessie Eads? lived Dallas; Everette Warren, lived Troup, Tex., and Callie Warren Lastor{/} lived Fort Worth, Tex. If any member of this family sees this message, please contact me. I have been looking for you for twenty-five years.

Wanda Brashear Mon 13 July 1998
Am trying to update information on the CUNNINGHAM Cemetery. There are no markers there. Someone went in with a bulldozer and the gate is padlocked which prevents anyone from looking at the cemetery. I would like to hear from other people who have family buried there. Any information, names, dates, would be appreciated.

Sylvia Caldwell Rankin Sun 12 July 1998
Looking for information on BLEVINS and HOGGARD families in Navarro Co. mid-1800s.

Tory Braden 12 Jul 1998
Looking for death records/cemetery site for Dr. William Lewis REESE who died 1874/75, supposedly buried Dresden. He and his wife, Mary Jane McGEE came to Navarro Co. from LaGrange/Carrollton, Ga. She died 14 Dec 1888, also supposedly buried Dresden. Some other McGEE families said to be living in Corsicana when this family moved to Navarro Co. [Detailed information on Guest Book Page].

Tom York 9 July 1998
Looking for information on my gr-grandfather's brother, James S. YORK, who died 1924 in Navarro Co. He was a Methodist minister and served in the Civil War.

Rita Marlow 4 July 1998
Looking for descendants of Jasper Sevier PETTY (b. 1850) of Corsicana, who married Cloia Jane MARLOW (b. 1864 Jefferson Co. IL).

Dr. Felix Hawkins 27 June 1998
Attempting to locate information on my grandmother, Mamie Jane ---. She told me that she was 1/2 or 1/4 American Indian, b. 1 Aug 1875/78 in Dresden, Tex. Her father died and her mother married a FUGITT (possibly Benj. C. FUGITT from Hill Co.) 12 Oct 1876 who adopted her. Family moved to Dallas where lived on Main St. ca 1877. Her mother's name may have been Mary CARY. Trying to locate marriage record of Mary to Mr. Cary, and also information on the Indian background. Thanks for any help.


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