Lewis County, Tennessee
Archived Queries
July-December 1998



Looking for GOODMAN/ MATLOCK and MCCLURE surnames 1800 to 1900's. My people were much like others. Farmers and Farm laborers. They traveled through Northern Ala and Middle Tn counties looking for work to feed and house their family. MCCLURE, Robert Polk b. June 1942 in PA. found in Lawrence Co. TN 1865. found Maury Co T N. 1900. died in Lauderdale Co AL. about 1916 no records on him.<> Polk is my dead end. MATLOCK, Littleberry Franklin b. AL 1863 was living in Tn during 1900>1910 Farm Laborer. GOODMAN, Kemp b. TN 1834 found Lewis Co TN 1880/ found 1900 Maury Co TN . Will share what info I have. e-mail DeniseWson@aol.com
Denise PRINCE Wilson
Submitted on Sat Dec 5 07:44:03 EST 1998


I am looking for information on the father of Ephraim Turner Beatty, born. Feb. 18, 1854, in Maury Co., TN and died Aug. 3, 1938, in Monette,Mo. His father was John Beatty, born 1816? he married Elizabeth Pinkerton, Feb. 5, 1838 in Williamson, Co., TN. E lizabeth was born 1822? I am in need of more information on the above individuals. Ephraim had a child by Carrie McCaul, John Alexander Beatty, b. 4/5/1878 and d. 4/17/1955, he lived in Monette, Mo. He married Ida Jane Jefferson had two children Rolla E phraim Beatty and Loraine Beatty. They lived in Monette, MO. I would greatly appreciate any information anyone might have. Thanks Brad Beatty
Brad Beatty
Submitted on Sat Nov 28 16:55:19 EST 1998


Searching for information on parents of Sarah Elizabeth Jane HENSLEY. She was born in Lewis Co. TN in 1871. She had 2 brothers, Benjiman F. and Nathan B. HENSLEY. Her mother died when she was born, and she was raised by Aunt Jenny and husband. She married Frank R. PEEVYHOUSE in Lewis Co. Benjiman is thought to be a Methodist Minister.
Ethel Nix -- Rt. 6 Box 330, Malvern, AR 72104
Submitted on Fri Nov 27 18:29:26 EST 1998


I would like to find any information about John Webb. He was born 11/21/1784 Va. died Effingham Co. Il. 1840 married Elizabeth Mayfield they had four children Julian, Urieh, Louisa, Lucinda. I would to find his birth place and parents names please help if you can . Thank you Bill Webb
Bill Webb -- 7495 N Orchard Dr. , Springport, IN 47386
Submitted on Mon Nov 23 20:57:57 EST 1998


I am looking for information on a Charles Dugan born around 1920 in Lewis Co. His father was Elvis Glenn Dugan. I don't know if Charles parents divorced or if his mother died, but Elvis remarried a Lillian Stringer and moved to either Ohio or Maryland. H is other child was born in Maryland and Elvis died in Vienna, Ohio. I don't know Elvis's first wife's name (Charles's mother). Any imformation would be greatfully appreciated.
Kenneth Litton
Submitted on Thu Nov 19 22:42:01 EST 1998


My grandfather, RICHARD HORACE STAGGS married JOSIE WARREN, in Lewis County in 1880. I can find no other record of my grandparents anywhere. Any help with this search would be greatly appreciated.
Dick Staggs -- 138 Old Malesus Road, Jackson,, TN 38301-7835
Submitted on Thu Nov 19 11:50:38 EST 1998


Seeking information and ancestry of William T. PLUMMER who married Izora Tabitha HENSLEY and lived in Lewis Co. Daughter Roberta Naoma PLUMMER born 2 Apr 1882 in Lewis Co.
Carol Davidson -- P.O. Box 5038, Etna, WY 83118
Submitted on Tue Nov 17 11:50:26 EST 1998


Seeking information and ancestry of Stephen V. DABBS b abt 1835-36 in TN, lived in Lewis and Wayne Counties; married to Lucinda. Had siblings Sophronia, Joseph, Seth, Nathaniel, Mary. His grandson William Joseph DABBS, b 7 July 1878, lived in Lewis Co. a nd married Roberta Naoma PLUMMER.
Carol Davidson -- P.O. Box 5038, Etna, WY 83118
Submitted on Tue Nov 17 11:47:35 EST 1998


HENSLEY Seeking information and ancestry on Enoch Hickman HENSLEY, b 19 Jan 1822 Lewis Co. to William HENSLEY and Nancy GARDNER; m 8 Jan 1846 Lewis Co. to Eleanor Dexter BLACKBURN
Carol Davidson -- P.O. Box 5038, Etna, WY 83118
Submitted on Tue Nov 17 11:43:04 EST 1998


Looking for information on Wilson D. LOVE (age 25) who appears on Lewis Co., 1850 census. Census shows wife Elizabeth (age 24), son Henry L. (age 5), son William J. (age 4), Daught. Matilda C. (age 1). Believe wife Elizabeth may have been Elizabeth C. Ne ill, born Burke Co., NC but have no marriage record. Her family lived in Polk Co., TN at the time but came from Burke Co., NC. We have her death recorded in our family bible as 05-13-1854 and she is recorded as "E. C. Love". Do not know husband's name or children. Any help would be appreciated and will share information on Neill family. Thank you.
Sharon Neill
Submitted on Sun Nov 15 18:01:47 EST 1998


James Calvin Stephens, born ca 1802, marr Mary. Found marr to Mary Manier, Warren Cty, NC Jan 10,1822. son, Ruffin Sanders Stephens born Caswell Cty, NC 1831. 1850 was in Perry Cty TN. He may have been Nash Cty in 1830, census record there of James Steph ens three dau. Co F of 1st Reg of NC organize Yancyville by Capt George Williamson, James Calvin Stephens listed as deserter Jan 6, 1847. left NC 1847 and came to TN per Ruffin's pension app from Civil war. James Mary Stephens known children, all born NC based 1850 Perry Cty TN Census. could left married daughters behind.
Caroline C. Stephens,
Ruffin Sanders Stephens,
Silly (Pricilla??) M. Stephens,
Mary Margaret Stephens,
Amanda F. Stephens,
James K. Polk Stephens,
A. Maxim Co ppage thought James Calvin Stephens (born 1802) was bro of John Calvin Stephens, who had son born 1833 named James Calvin Stephens. Another son of John Calvin Stephens was Caswell Stephens. This family went to Texas before 1850, info on John Calvin Stephe ns from Texas?
Gene Stephens -- 1333 Gratton Road, Clarksville, TN 37043
Submitted on Wed Nov 4 23:01:08 EST 1998


I am searching for the parents of Willaim J. DAVIDSON. He was born abt.1830 in Tennessee. He married a Rhoda J. KEELING from Lewis County, Tennessee in 1851. Thanks, Beverly
Beverly Matthews
Submitted on Tue Nov 3 07:47:39 EST 1998


Looking for any information on James Beatty who died in Lewis County in the mid 1800's. He married Francis Priest on October 16, 1813, in Williamson County, TN. Would appreciate any information or direction. Thanks. Brad
Brad Beatty
Submitted on Mon Nov 2 20:52:28 EST 1998


I am looking for any info on Jacob( Jake) JENNINGS, Anything, his parents, his siblings. He is our brick wall. He was married to Nancy ROBINSON/ROBERTSON. Please see my cousins homepage at http://www.familytreemaker.com then go to Bill JENNINGS home page. I tried to give link, but must not be working tonight. If you write me I will give link. Please feel free to contact myself or my cousin Any Help At All
Florence Williams Cornwell -- 15 Briar Street Apt. # 22, Glenn Ellyn, IL 60137
Submitted on Tue Oct 6 03:29:38 EDT 1998


I am a grad student at the U of Alabama looking for descendants of the participants of the Lewis County Mormon Massacre of 1884. Any diaries, letters, historical artifacts or pertinent information from participants would be of great assistance to my research paper.
Jeremy Ricketts
Submitted on Mon Oct 5 00:30:01 EDT 1998


Looking for info on Jesse W. Bailey & wife Jane, plus children Jacob H., Julia, James M., George W., William Thomas (my g-grandfather), Clementine and Jones Hunter Bailey. Will exchange information. Particularly interested in information relating to descendants of these children of Jesse W. Bailey, b. abt. 1801 in Va. possibly. Email me at v548@iamerica.net
Jenny Bailey Burket -- Rt. 2, Box 104A, Sweeny, TX 77480
Submitted on Sat Oct 3 21:32:35 EDT 1998


Searching for infomration on the Jesse H. Bailey Familey. Wife was Jane??? Children were: Jacob H. (Killed in Civil War), Julia A., James M., Geo.W., William T., Clementine, Jones Hunter. Jones married a McKennon or McKenney. He moved to Texas.
Ruth Irwin
Submitted on Fri Oct 2 20:33:23 EDT 1998


Would the Rick that wanted to make connections about William KEELING born abt. 1808 contact me. We have connections. I tried to send E-mail but kept being returned, Thanks, Beverly
Beverly A. Matthews
Submitted on Tue Sep 29 23:08:34 EDT 1998


I am seeking information on Joe and Fannie Parnell Arnold, who were buried in Riverside Cemetery, Lewis County, Tennessee. They had 11 children: Sterling, Lois, Earnest, Emma, Elsie, Walter, Loyd, Fred, Loudene, Ray, and Verbie. Fannie Parnell Arnold was b. 1883 and d. 1933. Fannie's parents were Archa B. and Tina Saunders Parnell.
Charles R. Parnell -- 4117 Tracy Circle, Sulphur, LA 70663
Submitted on Tue Sep 29 22:34:38 EDT 1998


Looking for info on W. L. Stewart he married Mildred C. McCutcheon Price she filed a widow pension in 1903 she lived in Napier Tn. she married a ? McCutcheon before W. L. Stewart there children were Marcill McCutcheon married a W. L. Inman she was born in 1888, Martha McCutcheon she married ? Bartliff, Georgie McCutcheon she m arried ? Woods, Sill McCutcheon, Mary McCutcheon, half sister Susie Stewart Bailey please email if you have any info thanks Elizabeth Ramey
Elizabeth Ramey
Submitted on Wed Sep 2 07:42:31 EDT 1998


I am searching for more inf. on James & Elizabeth BOSHEARS. James was b 1785 Va d 1850's Lewis Co., Tn. Elizabeth b 1788 NC d 1850's Lewis Co., Tn. Children acc to will; James S , Phillip F b 14 Jan 1847, Christina b 1834, Lucinda b 1842, Edy b 1846, Ly dia, Nancy , Sally Sarah 1837, Martha, Polly b 1827, Thomas , Jason W b 1810, Elizabeth, Ester b 1834.. I need a copy of the will and any inf on James parents and siblings. Elizabeth, need parents and siblings and any other inf. Any inf on their children too. I have somon Jason W. but very little on the others. Thank you for your time. Jason m Lucinda Burks first and Winnie Weaver second. Need any and all inf on Lucinda and Winnie.
Charlotte Holloway -- 2543 Buena Vista Rd, Bethel Springs, TN 38315
Submitted on Sun Aug 30 15:48:32 EDT 1998


Searching for any information on my grandmother and grandfather. Mary and Joel were born in approximately 1870. Their daughter, SUSIE BEATRICE WILLET, was my mother. SUSIE BEATRICE WILLETT married ALBERT WHITFIELD LARUE
Bill LaRue -- 4014 Richmond, Houston, TX 77027
Submitted on Sat Aug 29 22:48:40 EDT 1998


Seek information on Charles and Silvia AUSTIN who resided in Lewis Co. Charles and Silvia (nee WORKMAN) married 21 Jan 1812 in Orange Co, NC, and were in Lewis Co by at least 1850 when they were enumerated on the census with sons James and Carley. Did t hey have other children? Any help appreciated. Would be glad to share my material on Silvia's line.
Doug Terrell
Submitted on Thu Aug 27 22:48:49 EDT 1998


I looking for information on my Grandfather Leroy Thomas Guthrie born Sept 8, 1856 in Lewis Co. His father is Leroy Guthrie, mother Betsy Guthrie. My grandfather was married before he married my Grandmother Pearl Runion in Maury Co. I am the daughter of Leroy & Illa Guthrie of Dickson Co.
Illa Marie Guthrie Smith -- HC 76 Box 886, Scalf, KY 40982
Submitted on Fri Aug 21 21:25:17 EDT 1998


SILAS LAY married to ELIZABETH SMITH or BROWN. They had one son WILLIAM ROBERT LAY born abt. 1855 in TENESSEE. Silas died when the son was under 5 years old his mother remarried than she died. The step father remarried and the step parents treated Willian Robert very bad. They sent him to live with the slaves in the slave quarters and gave him chores as if he was a slave. When he was still very young he was caught making knives with the slaves and sent to prison, on the way there he escaped and went to Mississippi and worked on the River Boats, later he went to Texas and joined the Texas Rangers than in 1880 he show ed up in Utah and married Emily Kenner. They had 10 children. Any information about Silas and Elizabeth would be very much appreicated.
Laura (Lay) Plain -- 4645 Green Valley Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Submitted on Tue Aug 18 16:41:49 EDT 1998


I am trying to locate where my ggrandmother was buried. My grandparents are buried in the Davis Cemetary near Hohenwald. How do I find out if someone else is buried there?
Submitted on Sun Aug 16 17:29:24 EDT 1998


I would like more info on George Vincent I B. abt 1780, in SC married Hulda Littleton, abt 1805, probably SC. had children George II, Elizabeth, Jones, Lydia, Willis, Jemima, Vada and Luraine, and moved to Lewis Co. TN. are they bur. there. and who were t here parents. e-mail snjbflet@wic.net
Submitted on Sun Aug 9 22:34:48 EDT 1998


We are preparing a follow up to Cathey Family History and Genealogy Volume 1. It will cover the descendants of John Cathey. Most if not all of the Catheys from Lewis Co. are descendants of his. His Grandson is the John Cathey that died in 1824 in Maury Co unty. At this time we are requesting that anyone that has information on this family from John Cathey to the present please contact us. If you have talked to Boyt Cathey before about his last book, then you should contact him, if you have not talked to hi m before please contacts us. We are working together with Boyt on the publishing of the book. Boyt's email is BCathey@WorldNet.att.net Ours is mariebiggs@aol.com
Michael Biggs -- P.O. Box 721, Princeton, TX 75407-0721
Submitted on Sun Jul 26 02:44:51 EDT 1998


I am looking for info on John WEBB born 11/21/1784, Va.--died 7/1/1860 Effingham Co. IL. he married 8/10/1816 Jefferson Co. Ky. Elizabeth MAYFIELD br. 10/23/1796 SC. Died 12/4/1874 Effingham IL. Children Louisa Jane WEBB married (?) 1834 Hickman Co. Tenn. , Juilan (Ann?) WEBB, Lucinda WEBB, Uriah Churchill WEBB, Addison WEBB married Wilmouth Griffin HARDER 5/5/1842 Hickman Co. Tenn. by Rev. James TARRANT, John Keston WEBB married Martha MECHUM 11/12/1846, Benjamin Kirk (RUEBEN) WEBB, Elizabeth M. WEBB, M ary Eleanor (Nellie) WEBB married William BALES/BAILES 2/16/1848 Lewis Co. Tenn., James E. WEBB, Evaline WEBB, William W. WEBB, Francis Marion WEBB would like John WEBB parents name any brothers sisters thanks for any help you can be.
Bill Webb -- 7495 N. Orchard.Dr., Springport, IN 47386
Submitted on Wed Jul 22 11:21:19 EDT 1998


William A. LUETZSINGER born abt. 1865, William Harrison LUETZSINGER born Dec. 23, 1890 in Newburg Tenn., Nancy ANTHONY born abt. 1840.
Rick Grinder
Submitted on Mon Jul 13 20:26:26 EDT 1998


Need info on John (J?) BROWN son of Spencer BROWN. 1850 census shows in Lewis Co. with wife Ellen. 1860 census shows in Maury Co. with wife Ellen. 1870 census shows in Maury Co. with no wife. 1880 census shows in Hickman Co. with wife E.M.. Children in f amily were R.T., Argelia, Whitefield, S.M. or Sallie, Wm. Ambrose(my line), Wesley, Rachael Abagail, Mary O. Who was 1st. wife? 2nd. wife was thought to be Mrs. E. M. Tennon, what was her maiden name? When did he die and where is he buried?
Submitted on Mon Jul 6 00:44:03 EDT 1998


George Sampson Hensley was born 24 Mar 1840 at Newberg. What County was Newberg in? in 1840 Lewis Co. was not yet. Is Hohenwal where Newberg was?
Robert C. Van Dyke -- 2006 Breckenridge Drive, Little Rock, AR 72227-2902
Submitted on Sun Jul 5 18:43:32 EDT 1998

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