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2001 Queries
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Will the person interested in exchanging data on the Odom family please contact us again.

Barbara Allen Tues, 22 May 2001
Would appreciate any date on following: William Henry Thompson b. 2 Feb. 1888 Parker Co,. Tx.; d. April , 1955 Navarro Co. Tex.; bur. Streetman; was 2nd husband Beulah Gertrude Anderson. Thomas Jefferson Thompson, married a Fannie Foster; died Corsicana, Tex. where bur.

Amber Davis Fri 04 May 2001
On a recent camping trip to Liberty Hill Park we noticed a small gates cemetery containing seven marked graves. The last name was Garner and births and deaths all occurred ca 1820s. We wondered if we could find any history on these graves and possibly the cause of death for the children.

T BryantWed 02 May 2001
Researching James Houston Beaty (s.o L. C. Beaty and Martha Jane Harris) and wife, Sarah Jane "Sally" Culbertson who came to Texas before 1900. Son, Charles Rush Beaty married Addie Lee Henderson in Navarro Co. in 1897. Children: Louallie, Herschel Alonzo, Bloomy Mae and Kyle Preston - all born Purdon. Thanks.

GeneSat 28 Apr 2001
Have information on marriage of E. H. Powell and Flora Bell Highnote who married May 12, 1912 in Corsicana. Would like to share with close descendants.

Sandra Davis Thurs. 05 Apr 2001
Looking for family members of Aluis Henderson who lived in Corsicana in 1993 - Helen Brown, Rhonda Stamps, Danny and James Gunter. Would like to invite them to our family reunion in June.

ShelleyThurs. 19 Apr 2001
Looking for information on Slater, Parrish and Hagle families. My gr-grandmother was Mary Etta Parrish, dau. of Ambrous Richard Parrish and Hassie Marah Slater. Need Ambrous' parents and siblings. Hassie Slater;s parents were Harvey Love Slater and Mary Hagle. Any help appreciated.

Mecca Tues 17 Apr 2001
Looking for birth place of Isaac Lloyd Merriman b. 1854 to Anthony Preston Merriman and Sarah Jane ?. Merriman on 1850 Navarro Co. census. Also need Sarah's maiden name.

Rich DePalmaTues 17 Apr 2001
Looking for information on gggrandparents, John A. Hansen and Minnie Givens and their ch: William, Dewey, Lillian, Albert and Richard (Dixie). Were living in Corsicana in 1900, per census. Any assistance greatly appreciated.

Kelley Paterno Sat 14 Apr 2001
Need information on James Morgan (b. ca 1838 Tenn; d. NavCo. before Jul 1882). May have married a Betty Ainsworth. Had two children: John Henry Morgan and Minerva Caroline Morgan, b. 1866 and 1868 respectively. Benjamin Franklin, bro of James was apptd. gdn of children after Lewis C. Strawn was relieved. Would like to have death date and burial place of James Morgan and any other information on this family. Will share.

Larry Knowles Sun 08 Apr 2001
Seeking descendants of Joseph E. Knowles and either of his wifes, Mary Swearingen or Emma Beard. Joseph mov. to NavCo. ca 1867 fr Claiborne Parish, La., and is buried at Midway NavCo. Tex.

WorkoverMon 02 Apr 2001
Would like to find burial place of Rosa Pipkin Seale - possibly in Richland. She was born 1873 Marshall Co. Miss., and d. NavCo. Tex.(?)

Sue McKenney Mon 02 Apr 2001
Looking for information on family of grandmother, Emma Sue Simpson, dau of John David Simpson and Annie Eliza Way who married 1888 NavCo. Tex. Annie died in fire with dau when Emma was a baby. Have nothing prior for John David. Any information appreciated.

Rex Huha Mon 02 Apr 2001
My gr-gr-grandfather, A. J. Price, lived in Navarro, Tex. in 1870 at Springhill. One of his sons, my gr-grandfather, was R. J. Price, who married Melissa Jane Carlton. Would like to know where A. J. Price is buried.

Roy Rhodes Sun 01 Apr 20001
Need information on James A. Basham and family (enum. 1900 NavCo census). Have been unable to find his death record but supposed to be bur. in cemetery between Birdston and Streetman. Is there a record of a Malloy (sp) Hotel in Corsicana ca 1900-1907? Do Corsicana schools have records of students attending during that time frame? Please check my family page for more information on James Basham.

Caci Amaral Sun 01 Apr 2001
Researching family of Amos Lee Carroll (b. 1881 NavCo).; m. Olga "Ollie" Derryberry (bur. Dresden Cem.). Amos may be buried there; would like death dates or any information.

Bobby Sharp Tues 27 Mar 2001
Looking for burial place of Jane Whitten, died 22 Dec 1899 in Corsicana. She was the wife of James Whitten, mother of Joel, John C., Eli, Benjamin F., Warren I., Mary A. Whitten Lovett, Sarah O., Martha H. Whitten Day. Thank you.

Ray MasseyMon 26 Mar 2001
Does anyone have information about a Malinda Hardeman? Have been told she married W. A. Massey in Navarro County in 1883. Would like to know her parents, children, death date and burial place.<?p>

Joyce MuirheadResearching gr-grandparents who lived in Navarro County. William Leonard Rector (1850-1940) and Emma Alice Lovejoy (1848-1940) - both buried Oakwood Cem. Also Robert M. Burris and Elizabeth J. Armstrong. Their daughter, Bessie Luella Burris, was my grandmother. Four siblings: William L., Cora Lee, Robert A. and Barkley Burris.

Donald Thomas Tues 20 March 2001
Looking for information on husband's grandparents, Sam and Mary McClintock who lived around Purdon; supposed to be buried at Pursley. They had three known children: Nettie, Lula, and Jewel.<?p>

Minnie HawkinsSun 11 Mar 2001
Searching for W. T. Capehart and wife Serene Lee Capehart, married Dec. 1901, Freestone County. Serena had sister, Mittie who married T. H. Richardson. Serena and Mittie were nieces of my grandmother Ina Walker Johnson. Any information appreciated.

Joy McDaniel Tues 20 Mar 2001
Looking for descendants of Frances Sandwich Cushman (b. 1889 Ga.; d. 1988 Navarro Co.) and Matthew H. Sandwich (b. 1894 Ga.)

Bruce Bump Mon 19 Mar 2001
We are searching for information on Sophie Mindek, listed as a member of the UDC, living in Navarro County in 1965. She passed away in 1988, and we have no other information. Can you assist?

Jonelle Ellis Russell Tues 13 Mar 2001
The 1948 obituary of Elissa Crawford Hancock Nicholson Cline (died Waco, Tex) lists Buck Pates of Dawson, Navarro County, as half-brother. He is possibly the Buck Pates who died 17 July 1975. Appreciate any information on him, particularly identify of his parents.

John Griffin Sun 11 Mar 2001
Need information on Griffin family in Navarro County. William Thomas Griffin married Emma Jane Griffin, a dau of L. F. Griffin and a Hagood/Haygood. One of their children, Bessie, reputed to have married a Bruner. "Buck" was a common family name and W. T. and Emma are bur. in Corsicana. Other family members: Rufus Oscar, Minnie Florence, Walter T., Bessie E., Beula/Billie, Gertrude, Thelma J. and Charlie Warner Griffin.

Cecil Gaines Sat 10 Mar 2001
Tryhing to get family information on children of Robert M. and Martha Gaines McMullan. Robert was the son of Mark J. McMullan who also lived in Navarro County after leaving Georgia. Martha was the daughter of my gr-grandfather, Hiram Talliaferro/Tolliver Gaines and wf/1 Arabella Soward Freeman.

T. Barnard Fri 09 Mar 2001
Looking for information on James Wilkinson who came to Navarro County in 1863; lived Blooming Grove area and was buried in Dresden Cemetery. Wife was Agatha Willis. Any help appreciated.

Bob MartinMon 05 Mar 2001
Seeking information on and parents of Henry Warren Powell 1814 SC - 1898 Nav. Co., dau. Caroline who m. George J. Todd. Seeking information on and parents of James W. Todd b. 1828 Tenn - d. 1904 Nav. Co., son George J. m. 1881 Nav. Co. M. C. Powell.

Claudia Frank Mon 06 Mar 2001
John Frank/Franks b. 1844 Giles Co. Tenn and wife Matilda Chapman Franks were in Navarro Co., possibly the Dawson area ca 1885-1900. Would like to find where they died and are buried. Any help appreciated.

Monica DavisSat 03 Mar 2001
My gr-grandmother was Maud Gray Wright who died in Corsicana and is buried in Greenwood Cem. She had two daughters and I know of one marriage to Elbert Leon Lewis, Jr.

Kenneth Kennemore Thurs 01 Mar 2001
Looking for any information of Hepinstall family who lived in Navarro County ca 1900. One married Mary Ellen Kennemore and they had three children: Jennie, Agnes and Jennie.

Lelia Finn Thurs. 01 Mar 2001
Looking for information on August Blum, father of Matilda Blum, b. Aug. 8, 1888, Navarro Co. in or around Corsicana.

Sharon McCord Cozort Mon 19 Feb 2001
Looking for information on ancestors of Sam McCord, born Frost, Tex. Dec. 3, 1887. His parents were Henry McCord and Rosa Griffin.

Edgar Rice Fri 16 Feb 2001
My gggrandmother, Elizabeth Rice moved from Mo. to Navarro County in the 1870s. Jefferson Ross and wife, Mary, (nee Rice) came with her as did 4 unmarried children. One of the Ross boys was named Joshua. I would like to have any information about this family.

Bobby SharpThurs 15 Feb 2001
My gr-grandmother was Mattie Whitten (b. 1852; d. 1920) who married John Mitchel Day 24 Dec 1874 Freestone Co. Tex. In early 1950s I went with my mother and grandfather to visit his uncle in Corsicana. I have photo of Mattie with her three brothers - no names listed. I believe she also had a sister, Mary. Would like to find out more about the Whitten family of Navarro County.

Shirley Townsend Tues 13 Feb 2001
Seeking parents of William Buckalew Williamson, b. Mar. 10, 1872 La.; d. Feb. 26, 1947 Navarro Co. Tex; bur. Brenham Cem., Washington Co. Tex.; wife Nancy Anderson b. Jan. 29, 1883 Ala., d. Apr. 14, 1946 Nav. County; bur. Brehham; known brothers: Robert D., b. 1875 La., John b. 1882 Tex. Wm. Buckalew Williamson rented farm near Kerens 1900-1039. Family should have been in Texas by 1900 but not in census or soundex indices. Lived on Rural Shade Road 1910-1920 near Kerens, near his father-in-law, James Anderson.Any information gratefully appreciated.

David Hamill Sat 10 Feb 2001
In search of any information on any Belyeu family members or inlaws in or around Navarro County.<?p>

Jim Rutherford Sat 10 Feb 2001
My parents were Thomas B. and Effie Spurlock. Need information on John Bird Spurlock, b. Tenn. 1870s; came to Waco/Corsicana near the turn of the century. Navarro death records show an Alice Spurlock d. 1925. My grmother's name was Majors. Not sure of spelling. Any help appreciated.

Dorothy Singletono Fri 09 Feb 20001
Am searching Navarro and Dallas counties for the Burney family. H. C. Burney married Della Miller. They had four daughters: Bertie Faye, Ora Lee, Opal Dee and Allie May. Della passed away during the flu epidemic in the early 1900s. Any help greatly appreciated.

Marvlyn Hildebrand Thurs 08 Feb 2001
My gr-grandfather was Clifford H. Trammell, b. June 26, 1885 and d. Oct. 13, 1911, Navarro Co. He married Eva Bell Gauntt and had a daughter, Vesta Bell. My grandmother was only 22 months old when her dad, Clifford, was electricuted at work and died. We are hoping to find an obituary which would give us more information. He was a member of WOW, Lodge #5 in Corsicana, but they do not retain records after a member is deceased. Any help appreciated.

Cathy Wood OsbornMon 05 Feb 2001
Would like to coontact Ken and Nancy Holland who posted a query on the Hollard family in May 1999. Address is no longer valid. Any help appreciated as am sure this is my family.

FRobason Sun 04 Feb 2001
Looking for information on William Clay McCord who married Rosannah Griffin Dec. 3, 1882. They lived in Frost or McCord, Tex. Appreciate any information.

PTibbsSat 3 Feb 2001
Looking for any information on Margaret "Dolly" Patton, b. ca 1900 Navarro Co. Listed in Corsicana HS yearbook 1918. Had sister, Jewel and at least one brother. Margaret later married Morris Fox Cherry also of Navarro County.

Ann FranklinWed 31 Jan 2001
Searching for information on John and Keziah Noonan who moved to Navarro County from Miss. They moved from Porter's Bluff to Corsicana ca 1870.

Morris CherryMon 29 Jan 2001
Looking for information on Margaret "Dolly" Patton, born in Corsicana 1901. Any information appreciated.

Brent HughesFri 26 Jan 2001
Need help in finding lost relations from Tickle-Bolton lines. Permelia-Parson Hughes Married Robert Tickle 1886 and were divorced ca 1899. Two known children: Lillie Tickle Bolton and Andy Russell Tickle (both b. Purdon, Tex.) Lillie m. Luther Bolton. Three ch. listed 1920 census: Lucile b. 1908; d. 1926 (bur. Younger Cem); Annie b. 1911 and Isabel b. 1916. A. R. Tickle worked as electrician for Corsicana School District. Any information appreciated.

Tine HolderSun 21 Jan 2001
Looking for information on Allen Morgan, b. ca 1835/45 Corsicana, and raised there. Owned flour mill. Joined CSA 1862 at Dresden, Co. I, 19th Tex Cavalry. Married Amanda Elizabeth Kizziar, of Corsicana; nine daughters. He is my ggggrandfather.

Maigheoman Sun 21 Jan 2001
Seeking information on Mayo family, specifically Mollie E. Mayo shown 1900 NavCo census as wife of John W. Mayo - both b. Ala. They had one dau., Willie M. (b. 1899). Did a Mollie Mayo die between 1900-1910. Family was in Hardin County by 1910, John W. mar. to Mary Ellen Morris. John died in Orange Co. Tx in 1930, surv. by (in addition to Willie) two daus and one son.

Glenda Bowling Sat 20 Jan 2001
Looking for information on J. O. Berry who married Elizabeth Tadlock 1871, Navarro Co. They are on 1920 census for Wichita County, Tex. Is anyone else researching this family?

Shannan Hickey Fri 19 Jan 2001
Trying to find information on William Leslie Hickey.

Mary Jane Lewis Mon 15 Jan 2001
Looking for descendants of Mary Frances Lewis Wiggins b. July 4, 1857 and married William M. Wiggins. They lived in Navarro County and are buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Corsicana. Please contact me if you are a descendant.

Frank C. DurantSat 13 Jan 2001
David Posey McCandless and family moved to Dawson, Navarro County (then a part of Robinson [Robertson] County) in the 1830s where he lived the rest of his life. He had a brother, James Farmer McCandless, who had a son, James Madison McCandless. Surely David McCandless would have known about his nephew's marriage. Was the wife's name Margery Hardin, dau of Augustine Blackburn Hardin Sr. (who lived in present Liberty, Tex from ca 1825-1878)? David Posey McCandless was my ggg-uncle and James Madison and Margery Hardin McCandless were my gg-grandparents. Any information appreciated.

MariaFri 12 Jan 2000
Isaac Madison Ellett and wife Johnnie Elizabeth Jacobs, moved from Madison Co. Ala. to Powell, Navarro Co. He died Oct 1952 and she died April 1941. Are obituaries available for this time frame and is anyone else researching this family? There were several children - one daughter, Mary Catherine, supposedly died in 1957.

Mary Turner Wed 10 Jan 2001
Am researching these families who lived in Navarro County: 1. Thomas J. Haynes, b. Williamson Co. Tenn. 1824; mov NavCo ca 1852; one time mayor of Corsicana and built one of the courthouses. Married Amelia Kellum and had children Frank Emma "Frankie," Mary (m. J. B. Scoggins); George H. and Thomas E. 2. Thomas R. KELLUM. Moved to NavCo ca 1854 with wife, Catherine and daughters: Amelia, Lucy (m. Daniel B. Henderson); Priscilla (mar. William B. Rose); Emma (m. Mr. Alston) Mary Jane m. Irwin P. McCrary) and Sarah (m. Richard Martin). 3. Henry Vincent HURLOCK (one time Dist. Clerk NavCo); m. Amelia Jane Cubley 1848 Anderson Co. Tex; her bro "Little Bob" Cubley, was a Corsicana policeman. Henry and Amelia had son, Samuel, who married Frankie Haynes in 1883 (daughter of Thomas J. Haynes). Would like to exchange information on any of these families.

Bob RuthTues 09 Jan 2001
Am researching my grandparents, George Winborn Ruth (b. 1861 NC - d. Mar 1942 Malakoff, Tex.) and Tulitha C. Elliott (b. Jan 1877 Blooming Grove, Tex., d. Apr 1947 Malakoff. They married 9 Jan 1893 in Blooming Grove.

Connie Moone Sun 07 San 2001
Katherine Belle Lennon was the eighth child of John Henry Lennon and Frances Parthenia Haynes, b. 30 Sept 1889, Rice, Navarro Co. Tex. She married John Dozier Brittain (date unknown) and had six children. She died March 10, 1922, Alma, Tex (bur. Rice 11 March 1922). John Brittain d. April 3, 1956 Ellis Co. Tex. and was bur. 4 April 1956 in Rice. Our records show the Lennons married in 1874 in Missouri; had 12 children and my husband's gr-grandmother, Margaret Elizabeth Lennon, was b. Feb. 23, 1878 Rice, Navarro Co. She married William J. Fowler Sept. 5, 1897, probably Rice/Alma, Tex. My husband's mother, Mary Fowler was born 1 Sept. 1898 in Alma. Any information on this family greatly appreciated.

Patricia Johnson Sun 07 Jan 2001
Looking for information on Virginia McKnight Hill who d. Frost, Navarro County 21 Feb 1926. She was the widow of Samuel Reid Hill who died 1908 in Waco. Cannot find her death record in Navarro Co. records, TX Vital Statistics, or any newspaper. She lived with a dau. Coral Lillian Sanders (widow of Allen A. Sanders) and a son, Alfred Davis Hill (called Davis) who never married. Coral died in 1947 and Davis in 1949. Virginia's father was William McKnight, b. 1809 in Va. Have been looking for 12 years for name of her mother. William McKnight fought in Texas War for Independance and died before Sept 1853 - place unknown. Any help appreciated.

Merideth Benefield Sun 07 Jan 2001
Am looking for information on Walter Hood (b. 23 Sept. 1873) in Falls Co. Tex., and his wife, Ida Delula Thomas (b. 5 March 1879 in Ala.) Both died in Navarro County. Any help appreciated.

Ray MasseyTues 02 Jan 2001
I have noticed that on some census records, birthplace of my ancestors is shown as "U. S." Does this mean the parents (so listed) were American Indian?

Colin McSween Tues 02 Jan 2001
Searching for names of children of Newell Roderick Williams and wife, Ellen McSween who lived in Blooming Grove - Frost area. Both are buried in Rose Hill cemetery. Any help appreciated.

Mary Nolte Tues 02 Jan 2001
My great-granduncle was Peter Secar(d) Humphries, b. 18 May 1860 Taylor Co. Ga. He married Minnie Lee Edgar and I have been told he died in Navarro Co., probably in Eureka. Bascom Secar, my great-grandfather and John Thomas (Jack) Humphries also lived in Navarro Co. Any help very much appreciated.

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