Navarro County TXGenWeb
1999 Queries
October - December


Queries Index


Steely37 Sun 03 Dec 2000
Looking for information on the family of Nancy Coffee/Coffey who married John Burrow in 1876 in Navarro County.

Bill SwearingenSat 26 Nov 2000
Melissa H. Young is enumerated in the 1860 Navarro County census (309/295) living in the household of Eliza May. Melissa married John W. Douthitt 29 Nov. 1863 (NavCo Mg. Bk 1 pg 118). Shown in Mg. Bk. 3, pg. 47, Melissa married Richard Judson Swearingen Dec. 14, 1876. Can someone answer these questions: Who was Elizabeth May's husband? Was her mainden name Young. Was Elizabeth an aunt of Melissa H. Young?

Yvonne Davis Woods Fri 17 Nov 2000
Searching for information on the father of Sue Davis Youngblood who was a former Mayor of Corsicana. She and my father were cousins. Her father's name was Lemuel Davis.

Altolady Wed 08 Nov 2000
Searching for family of Rufus and Jewel Putman of Blooming Grove. She was daughter of Yancy Lewis who died 1972 in Corsicana. They were all residents of Navarro Mills. Will trade information.

Mary Wright Fri 03 Nov 2000
My gggrandmother was Cordelia Josephine Page, born ca 1852-1854 at Towash on the Brazos. Her mother died when she was 9 months old. Would like to obtain her parents' names. Any help appreciated.

Carolyn Marriott Wed 01 Nov 2000
Looking for information on William H. Green b. 1839 Ala; d. 1903 Rice, Navarro County and Benjamin Warren Green d. mid-1920s.

Peggy Smith Tues 31 Oct 2000
Does anyone have information on the wagon train in which folks from Giles,[Co?} Tenn. traveled to the Rural Shade area. My ancestors, Cinncinatus Harris, his wife and sons, David and Monroe, were in this wagon train. The Harris boys married into the Woodward family.

Aldra Tues 31 Oct 2000
Looking for information on Irsie Henry Sr. and Sadie Rhodes Henry. Sadie was born in Kerens in 1902 and married Irsie Henry (of Rusk County) in 1924. They lived in Corsicana until WWII. Irsie is the son of Rev. Aaron A. Henry of the 13th St. Christian Church in Corsicana. Does anyone know this family?

Ray Massey Mon 30 Oct 2000
Does anyone know the enumeration district for Roane, Texas in the Navarro 1880 and 1890 census? Thanks.

Linda Witten Sat 28 Oct 2000
Looking for information on the death of my gggrandfather, Benjamin Franklin (Doc) Ashford. He was born in 1844 in Miss., and married Mary Elizabeth (Mollie) Leslie ca 1870. They had five children, William Henry, Jim, Jerry, Fannie and Frankie Mae (my gr-grandmother). Doc and Mollis lived in Ellis County where they owned and sold land, but by 1879 they were living in Navarro County. No one knows when he died. Family legend says that he killed a man and was possibly in prison - that he died of typhoid fever (jail fever?) and that he died just before Frankie Mae was born - July 4, 1881. Any help appreciated.

B. G. Pipper Mon 23 Oct 2000
Searching for Robert Kirkley Smyrl who lived Navarro County ca 1865-70. He mar. Naomi Catherine Rawls of Raleigh, Ala. in 1857 and came to Texas in the 1860s, first to Cherokee Co. with brother, Robert, then migrating and settling near Blooming Grove. He died in 1906 and is said to be buried in Rose Hill Cemetery in Blooming Grove. Can someone help?

Eve Hoit Sun 22 Oct 2000
Elizabeth Scarborough, I have some information for you. Please check your email address.

B. G. Piper Sat 21 Oct 2000
Searching for information on Robert Kirkley Smyrl, brother of my ggggrandfather, who is is buried in Blooming Grove Cemetery. He was married to Antoinette Rawls.

Becky Thurs 19 Oct 2000
Trying to find descendants of Frank Hagle who was married to Judah Wolf. thanks.

Richard Thurs Oct 19, 2000
My wife's grandmother, Matilda E. Glover, married William B. Yarbrough. She is supposed to have died in Powell, Tex. in the 1860s and is buried there. Can someone give me the names of the cemeteries which were active in that time frame?

PklonghurstThurs 12 Oct 2000
Looking for information on family of Moody Burt Steward/Stuard b. 1853 in Miss., and d. 1909 Bazette, Navarro County. He married Malissa Alice Langford ca 1882 in Miss., and marriage ended in divorce. She remarried and lived in Temple, Tex. Moody and Malissa had children: Preston Stuard, Maude Stuard, Ethel Stuard, Cora Stuard Wyatte Jennings Stuard and Ernest Stuard (changed spelling back to original Stewart).

Joyce Muirhead Thurs Oct 12, 2000
Searching for information on parents of Marcus Walton Rector. He was born in Atlanta, Ga. Nov. 1872 and family moved to Navarro County where he married Bessie L. Burris. Her parents were Robert L. Burris of NC and Betty Armstrong of Miss.

Roger Herrington Fri 06 Oct 2000
Searching for information on G. Herrington of Navarro County. He is enumerated on the 1870 census living in the household of G. Hawson. Any information appreciated.

Glenda Bowling Thursday, 05 Oct 2000
Trying to contact John re Berry and Martin families of Dresden, Tex. E-mail is bouncing.

Ray Glover Mon 02 Oct 2000
Am trying to get in contact with Billy Wood - last known address Corsicana, Tex. He was dooing research on Hall and related families. I am descended from John Thomas Hall and Rose Belle Hyles Hall. Anyh help appreciated.

Don Blasingame Sun 01 Oct 2000
Am trying to locate a descendant of William Blasingame Sr (b. 15 May 1887; d. 17 Dec. 1965) Malakoff, Tex.; m. Clora/Clara Hays in Van Zandt County 1912. His son was living in Corsicana in 1971. I can furnish such a descendant the original marriage certificate for this couple.

Gerene Harrell Thurs 28 Sept 2000
William Haskell Harrell married Roxanna Bell in Bells, Tenn. in 1869 and migrated to Texas ca 1880, settling in Corsicana. Does anyone know this family?

Teri Oaks Wed 27 Sept 2000
Searching for descendants of Joseph Perry J. Dawson who died in Navarro County in 1996. He was a cousin to my grandfather, Joseph Dawson Davis. Have much information to share on Dawson and Hartzog lines.

Linda RadneyTues 26 Sept 2000
Charles J. Radney (1881-1970) married Kate Weston early 1900s in Frost, Navarro County. Several of their children were born in the county. Charles was a son of William J. Radney and married Marietta Henson in Van Zandt Co. Tex. If anyone has information on any Radney family in this area, please contact me.

John Tues 26 Sept 2000
William G. Martin, wife Alice and children lived in Dresden, Navarro County in 1880, per census. Living next door was Alice's cousin, Sarah Berry, wife of Josiah M. Berry. I have plenty of information on the Berry family but need to find out what happened to the Martins.

Himyers Tues 26 Sept 2000
GG Grandfather, David W. McNabb d. ca 1869 and said to be buried in unmarked grave Spring Hill Cemeter. I need to confirm that this is the correct cemetery.

JanetFri 22 Sept 2000
Robert Hardy Gill was born in Corsicana Aug. 31, 1887; and his brother, William L. Gill was born Sept. 29, 1885 same city. I understand their parents (b. Ga) were Bennie/Bernie Calvin Gill and Fannie A. Louthers. The name Hardy seems to have been passed down in the family.

Steely Fri 22 Sept 2000
Looking for a Nancy Coffey, Navarro County.

Janet Tues 19 Sept 2000
Robert Hardy Gill, born 31 Aug 1887 Corsicana, was a son of Bernie( Bennie) Calvin Gill and Fannie A. Louthers. Robert married Lizzie Mosley ca 1911 Cleveland Co. Ok. A possible brother of Robert is William L. Gill b ca 1885 in Tex. Any help appreciated.

Nancy Wallace-Dillard Fri 15 Sept 2000
Searching for information on parents of Lovey Jane Davis whi married David Crockett Newcomb; both died in Navarro County. David m/1 Patience Matilda Fore; lived in Ark; he later turned up in Texas married to Lovey Jane.

John B. Windham Mon 18 Sept 2000
George W. Boyd and Charlotte Windham Boyd are listed in 1880 Navarro County census. They had at least two children, James Boyd, b. ca 1842 and Adilbert Boyd b. 1846. The latter married and had at least four children (William, Callie, Joseph and Samuel ) and moved to Coleman Co. Texas. Does anyone have information on this family?

Caroline Pittman 14 Sept 2000
Looking for parents of Ann Haseltine Harrison. She married Joseph Daniel in Alabama and they came to Navarro County in the 1870s.

Beth Thurs 14 Sept 2000
Am starting research on the Breithaupt family and know I have/had relatives in Navarro County. Would appreciation any information.

Billie Boyd Mon 11 Sept 2000
Trying to find information on John Leroy McCage who appears in 1870 census of Navarro County. I find no record of him prior to that date. I believe he came from Tenn.; married Nannie E. Pugh. Their daughter, Martha Curtis McCage, married Elbert Martin Stewart in 1925 in Navarro County. John is my grandfather and was killed by lightening at Angus 22 July 1908. Any information appreciated.

Ruth Newlan Sat 09 Sept 2000
Looking for any information on ancestors-descendants of Joseph Daniel and Ann Harrison. He died in Corsicana, Tex. 1875.

Ruby PatrickSept 09 2000
Seeking information on Thomas Patrick who married Lina Revis Harlow in Dresden, Navarro County in 1870s. Any information appreciated.

Doris Rodriguez 09 Sept 2000
Looking for information on Hilliard Augustus Fiew family who lived Frost, Navarro County, between 1902-1930. Two sons were killed in May 1930 when a tornado hit Frost and they moved to Jackson Co. Tex. soon after. Several children are buried in the Frost cemetery. I am particularly interested in finding out who Hilliard Fiew's parents were.

Donna McClure Gledhill Fri 08 Sept 2000
Am attempting to gain information on James Thomas McClure who married Margaret Kyle Hardeman. Many of my family are from Corsicana-Celina, born and buried at Campbell Cemetery? Any help appreciated.

Pauline Reynolds Mon Sept 04 2000
Looking for family connections between Nancy Hester (55) A. Norton (20) Rudolph Norton (17) Albert Hester (12) and W. P. Vanmetre(30?). These people and Mr. Vanmetre's sons, John, Wm. and Edward were enumerated together in the 1860 Navarro Co. Tex. census. Vanmetre/Vanmeter was listed as head of household. He was in Limestone Co. Tex. in 1850.

Melinda Hobbs 04 Sept 2000
My husband's gggrandfather is said to have moved to Navarro County. We have heard stories about him being in a gun fight and killing a preacher at a small church. If anyone has information on a HOBBS or recognizes this story, please email me.


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