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Lewis County, Tennessee Archived Queries
January-June 2001



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JOHN HARPER

I am looking for any person that come from John Harper's line. John married Martha Duncan. Their son Argle is my father. I am interested in any reply. Thanks.
Shirley Sue Harper Taylor -- Shirley S. Taylor, McKenzie, TN 38201
ShirleyTnfan@hotmail.com
Submitted on Sat Jun 30 10:23:20 MDT 2001

JAMES J. (BIG RED) ELLIOTT

George Elliott of Lake City, Tn. is looking for any info on G'father: JAMES J. (Big Red) ELLIOTT b7-05-1843/d12-16-1920. Married to Minervah Jane (Maggie) Clotfelter 7-28-1884. Parents of Ross, Arthur, Nora, James, Price, Ethel and his dad Jessie Wade Elliott of Lake City, Tn. Buried in Vasper Missionary Baptist Church cemetery on 25W north in Cambell County. We know nothing about his background. Rumors have it that he got off a train out of ky. in or around Lake City, Tn. and stayed. Does anyone have any info: parents, siblings or where we may start looking? E-mail me....thanks so much!
Ginny Elliott
gme@glasgow-ky.com
Submitted on Wed Jun 20 23:18:51 MDT 2001

SELPH/RAWDON

Can anyone tell me if there is a cemetery called Trace Creek Cemetery in Lewis county and if so, where it is? Looking for the burial place of Tabitha Selph Rawdon who died in 1900. Also looking for any Selphs or Selfs on any census in Lewis county since 1860.
Anita
vetcop@home.com
Submitted on Fri Jun 15 21:20:21 MDT 2001

CARTER,LANE,

I would like to request a look up please I found Daniel Carter & Tabitha J. Lane in the 1900 census in lewis co. but can not find them any where alse they were married in hickman co. 4-23-1876 also daniel was from lewis co. around HOLENWALD Tenn. he was born 1852 pre. the 1900 census I cant find him and don't know his parents name where there any Carter's in the 1850-60-70-80-90- census any help would be grateful also his mother was born in ky. pre 1900 census. thanks janie janieintucson@qwest.net
Janie
janieintucson@qwest.net
Submitted on Mon Jun 11 23:57:26 MDT 2001

CARTER,LANE,

I would like to request a look up please I found Daniel Carter & Tabitha J. Lane in the 1900 census in lewis co. but can not find them any where alse they were married in hickman co. 4-23-1876 also daniel was from lewis co. around HOLENWALD Tenn. he was born 1852 pre. the 1900 census I cant find him and don't know his parents name where there any Carter's in the 1850-60-70-80-90- census any help would be grateful also his mother was born in ky. pre 1900 census. thanks janie janieintucson@qwest.net
Janie
janieintucson@qwest.net
Submitted on Mon Jun 11 23:57:26 MDT 2001

PEAVYHOUSE, FLOYD

Nancy Ann TIDWELL-1st married PEAVYHOUSE-2nd married FLOYD (my 5 greatgrandmother) born 17 Sept. 1839 Tn died 8 Aug 1917 Lewis Co. buried at Lynch Cemetery. Can anyone tell me where this cemetery is? Would like to exchange information about this family.
Charlotte Arwood
har4char@hotmail.com
Submitted on Mon Jun 11 16:48:36 MDT 2001

MURPHREE

This is a request for info on James Daniel MURPHREE. Born in Hickman co. in 1846 and died 1893. He was a veteran of some sort, but I don't know of what. His grave and that of his son Stephen is situated on our property in Lewis county Tennessee.
Randall Felske
fenderman219@hotmail.com
Submitted on Mon Jun 4 21:05:25 MDT 2001

CLAY, DEAN, DEEN, GRIMES, HARRIS, RICKETTS, WESTBROOK

I'm looking for info about the family of James Henry DEEN or DEAN (1854-1928) & wife Sarah Ellen (Sallie) GRIMES DEEN (1857-1927). They married 1874 in Lewis County. James was the son of James B. DEEN & Louisa D. WESTBROOK and Sallie the daughter of Levi Carroll GRIMES & Margaret Elenora (Nelly) RICKETTS GRIMES. James & Sallie are buried in Palestine Cem. Children included: Louisa Ellen Victoria DEAN (1881-1965), James C. Marion DEAN (1886-1908) bur. Palestine Cem., Edward Davis DEAN (1888-1914) bur. Palestine Cem., Robert E. Lee DEAN (1884-1907) bur. Lankford Cem. "killed by his brother Marion", Annie M. DEAN (1890-?). According to her death notice thanks Shirley!),Sallie was blind for 36 years at the time of her death, and was survived by 2 daughters:Mrs. CLAY & Mrs. Lee HARRIS. Which daughter is which? Were there other children? Is anyone else researching the lines of Levi & Nelly GRIMES and James B. & Louisa D. DEEN? Both couples are my great(x3) grandparents and I am very willing to exchange information!
David Jones
dajones@klondyke.net
Submitted on Mon Jun 4 12:22:44 MDT 2001

CANTRELL, NEIGHBORS

Wish to exchange data on James K Polk Cantrell born Mar 1854 Tn died 2 Mar 1929 Gordonsburg Lewis County ,Tn.Married Adaline Surrella Neighbors.Does anyone have an Obituary they would share? Funeral Home record?Children? Any help greatly appreciated. Will share my data.
Dord
Dord@altavista.com
Submitted on Mon May 28 11:57:59 MDT 2001

STORY, RUNYONS

I am looking for information of the William C. Story family who lived there in the mid 1800's. He married Frances Runyons on 11 August 1842. Any infomation on this family would be appreciated.
Myra
myrastor@iswt.com
Submitted on Mon May 28 11:43:59 MDT 2001

MORRIS

Looking for information about father of Milton H. MORRIS b 1840 d 1909 He had brother named J. Calvin Morris d 1862 and sister named Suphelia. Milton's mother was Lucinda Whiteside daughter of Abrahm WHITESIDE. Also looking for father of Mary Lee Morris b. abt. 1834 and married (John) Eli COTHRAN in 1851. Thanks Robert BAIN
Robert Bain -- 1300 Bob's Lane, Mt. Pleasant, TN 38474
bobkat2@integrity.com
Submitted on Sat May 26 22:25:53 MDT 2001

PEERY/LUSK

Seeking information about Benjamin Compton Peery and Sarah Lusk. They are listed on the 1850 census of Lewis County. Benjamin was the son of James Peery and Rhoda Compton of Hickman Co. Tn. He was born abt 1823 and married Sarah P. Lusk September 9, 1848. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you.
Patsy Peery Taylor
PJPTaylor@aol.com
Submitted on Sat May 26 19:11:21 MDT 2001

WHITE/FRAZIER

Ira D. White, d. 1908 Lawrence County, had a daughter named Melissa White, who married T. C. Frazier in 1873. Might have moved to Lewis County. Anybody have any info on this family? Have lots to share on Ira's bunch.
Jody
jodyann@netease.net
Submitted on Sun May 13 17:26:59 MDT 2001

BROWN

Looking for any information on my father. Would appreciate any information on Grady BROWN of Hohenwald Tenn. Mother told me he was Cherokee Indian? Mabye Choctaw.
Robert S. Record -- 559 ENRIGHT AVE., CINCINNATI, OH 45205
SLVERZ@AOL.COM
Submitted on Fri May 11 23:33:10 MDT 2001

SMITH

Great Aunt and Grandmother searching for information on Tom Smith who was married to Vicie Lee (Lomax). Children - Maude, Sally, Martha, Ed,Harrison,Andy,Lizzie. Have some info, but searching for more. Just starting and anything would help. Please email any info or provide other sites. Thanks.
April Thompson -- 3313 Ardis, Rowlett, TX 75088
athompson_bbbs@yahoo.com
Submitted on Wed Apr 25 19:10:26 MDT 2001

GRINDER/GRINER

Wm.G. Griner/Grinder was supposedly married in Lewis County prior to 1830. He was born ca 1804 and the son of Robert Evans Griner/Grinder Sr. and Priscilla Knight. The name of the wife is unknown. It is the name of this first wife and child or children I am searching for. If anyone has information I have a good deal on Wm.G. after he left Tennessee and went to Texas I would share with interested parties. I can be reached at SRol786334@aol.com
Sara Rollins
SRol786334@aol.com
Submitted on Tue Apr 24 10:14:40 MDT 2001

SHARP

In May, I will visit Lewis County, and I would like to get any information possible on James SHARP (1799-about 1860), who married Eliza Mayfield, and his father, John SHARP (who married Margaret Mayfield. They were listed as the earlies settlers of Lewis County. I am trying to find information on where there lived, and where they may be buried.
Dan La Rue
dannyjack1@yahoo.com
Submitted on Mon Apr 23 07:15:48 MDT 2001

BROWN

Looking for information on Brown family
Robert
slvrz28@aol.com
Submitted on Sat Mar 31 14:53:26 MST 2001

SAUNDERS,SANDERS,REEVES,GREEN,BOWEN,DEWBERRY,BOWEN

my name is:jennBOWEN im of the 9thgen ofBOWEN my g-grand parents are:johnBOWEN b,1870tenn d,1910tx. & nellieGREEN b,1881 d,?. john BOWEN is 6th gen of the BOWEN family.there is a robert in this line as to who he could be? he may of had benn:johnBOWEN's bother or dad.nellieGREEN is of the6thgen of:SAUNDERS/SANDERS family some of the lies that run in this family are:GOODSON,DUNCAN,REEVES,GREEN. SAUNDERS/SANDERSfamily was cherokee.my grand dad:leroyBOWEN was john and nellie's son.b1910,d?tx.he was married to:mary DEWBERRY in1927 tx.i have her full line to her family the DEWBERRY's.hre mother was :minnieJONES ineed (minnie's family line)in my family tree im finding my kin to be ralated to more then1time.some of the other names i have are:CHAMBERLIN(mary's 1st.marrige)WOOLEY(minnie's2ndmarrige?)GIBBSorGIBSON(nellie's2nd marrige)any 1 wanting to know or help out let me know.
jennifer bowen
b9675309jenny@aol.com
Submitted on Fri Mar 30 10:12:31 MST 2001

SALEM CHURCH OF CHRIST

Am interested in information about this old church, including it's location and if possible a scan of a picture of the church! A lot of old family members attended church here prior to 1940'S Thanks!
Boyd Warren
LWA1040619@aol.com
Submitted on Thu Mar 29 09:41:49 MST 2001

POGUE, WHITESIDE

Eli and Mary WHITESIDE POGUE are listed in the 1850 census of Lewis County, TN., with their children: Cynthia, Francis M.W., Samuel J., Rebecca J., Roena A. I am searching for any info. concerning this POGUE family. Please contact me at Catdar@aol.com, thank you.
Cathy Johnson -- P.O. Box 337, Prairie Grove, AR 72753
Catdar@aol.com
Submitted on Tue Mar 27 06:38:38 MST 2001

BRIDGES, HENRY

My greatgrandfather named Risdon Baxter Bridges, daughter-Nancy Rebecca Bridges born April, 1905 in Lewis county. She was born in Allen Creek town or city, or road?I can't find that city, I have the certificate of birth. I am also trying to find relatives to the Bridges name.My grandmother said the name was changed from "Bridger". I do not know if this is true. Any help out there?
Daniel C. Field
honoriusiii@mindspring.com
Submitted on Wed Mar 21 18:17:57 MST 2001

CLARK

Trying to locate GLENDA SUE CLARK..
Sherry Adcox
shadcox@bellsouth.net
Submitted on Mon Mar 19 09:44:15 MST 2001

REED

Looking For the REED family of mid 19th Century Lewis County. Trying to find a researcher on this line. I have a Maxwell K. Reed and a Robert Reed. Both born in the early 1830's. If you have information please contact me. I left this vague on purpose. :)
J.T.
iloveemail@email.com
Submitted on Thu Mar 8 16:30:01 MST 2001

EMMA WHITFIELD MARRIED CHARLIE MOORE

Searching for Emma Whitfield who married Charlie Moore. Had two Children, Cynthia Jane Moore (circa 1890)and a son Allen Jackson Moore (born March 20, 1896) in Tennessee.Charlie Moore died at the age of 45 and Emma Whitfield Moore died at the age of 39. Children were young and went to live with relatives. Cynthia Jane Moore was living in Lynchburg West Va. in 1917.
Rhett
rhettanders@aol.com
Submitted on Mon Mar 5 22:06:27 MST 2001

COLEMAN, KELLY

I am looking for info regarding Albert G. Coleman who was married to Nancy Kelly around 1843-1845 in Lewis Co. (Nancy dau. of Thomas S Kelly and Milinda?) I am descended from Albert and Nancy's son Thomas Jefferson Coleman. LaVaughn Cummings, Troy, TN Obion Co.
LaVaughn Cummings
cummings@aeneas.net
Submitted on Sun Mar 4 18:41:45 MST 2001

AKERS

I am looking for information on andrew Akers married to martha ?,greatgrandmother eva ann Akers born about 1889
Sheila
Sheilar54@earthlink.net
Submitted on Sat Feb 24 06:16:09 MST 2001

DURHAM, ADKINS

I AM LOOKING FOR ANYONE THAT IS DOING A FAMILY TREE ON THESE NAMES. MY GRANDPARENTS WERE PFHYLEAMON DURHAM AND LUDIE MAE ADKINS DURHAM. ANY ONE THAT HAS ANY INFORMATION ON THIS PLEASE LET ME KNOW. IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. GOD BLESS.
CHRISTIE ROBERTS -- 671 WOOLWORTH LOOP, WAVERLY, TN 37185
rrrjcr@bellsouth.net
Submitted on Fri Feb 23 19:59:59 MST 2001

DALTON, GAMBILL,SLAUGHTER, TENNISON, DENSON, HERRIN, VOLENTINE, LAWSON, WILKINS

I am looking for the parents of MARCUS LAFAYETTE DALTON. He was born October 14, 1819 in Tennessee and died November 8, 1870 in Palo Pinto County, Texas. He married LUCINDA GAMBILL. She was born June 6, 1819 in Logan County, Kentucky and died February 8, 1900 in Palo Pinto County, Texas. Her parents are WILLIAM GAMBILL and SARAH WARD. MARCUS LAFAYETTE DALTON and LUCINDA GAMBILL had the following children: WILLIAM CLEO DALTON, GEORGE DALTON, JOHN DALTON, CHARLIE A. DALTON, ROBERT S. DALTON who married MILLIE SLAUGHTER, GEORGE LEE DALTON who married LUVINA PARALEE TENNISON. SARAH DALTON who married A. L. Denson, MARY DALTON who married a HERRIN and JENNIE DALTON who married a VOLENTINE. These DALTON'S are buried at either Lu-Queen Cemetery or the Greenwood Cemetery in Palo Pinto County, Texas.

I have other names that are in this family of DALTON'S, can anyone out there identify them? They are EFFIE DALTON, MARY ELIZABETH DALTON, EDLEY ANDERSON DALTON, VAUGHTY HENERYETTA GEN, NANCY JANE LAWSON, SAMUEL MARION
Hannah
HannahLsJ@aol.com
Submitted on Wed Feb 21 16:26:52 MST 2001


BROWN,WYRICK

This email address bounces- Would Charlotte Young please contact the webmistress with a current address at your earliest convenience.
JOHN F. BROWN AND ANNA WYRICK were married in Lawrence Co. TN on May 26,1838. They were living in Lawrence Co. TN on the l850 census and in Lewis Co. in l860. Their children were Martha J, Sarah A, Henry, Margarett, James, Mary, Louis F., Etta. Would appreciate any information on this family. Etta also known as JULIA ETTA married in Fulton Co.Arkansas to Thomas B.Orr in l885.
Charlotte Young -- Charlotte Young P.O. Box 759, Apache, OK 73006
9583ryoung@aol.com
Submitted on Mon Feb 19 20:25:09 MST 2001

DUNCAN

Looking for any information on Oscar(?) Duncan of Hohenwald TN. He married my grandmother Vella Grove, in 1922(?)
Ted Duncan
ted.duncan@langley.af.mil
Submitted on Wed Feb 14 07:03:32 MST 2001

CREAMER, HENSLEY

Does anyone have any info on James "Jim" Creamer (1862-1951). He was first married to Susan Louise Lynn, who died in 1902(?) and later married Altha ? (1882-1955). One of Jim and Altha's daughters, Myrtle first married Frank? Goodman, and later married James Hensley. Not sure about her birth or death dates. Some or all of Jim and Altha's children were Lena M., Josephine, George and Myrtle. If anyone has any info about Jim and Altha's parents, children, etc. could you please let me know? I can't find anything else about them besides this. Thanks in advance.
DH
dhnson_18@hotmail.com
Submitted on Sun Feb 11 22:37:33 MST 2001

BELL, HALL

Wm. H. BELL and Eliz. K. Hall his wife are listed in the 1860 census of Lewis Co. with 7 children. Valentine J. Bell and Mary Hall his wife are listed in the 1850 Lewis Co. census with with 5 children. I am seeking info on both of these brothers and their families. Other brothers may have been James, Moses, Elijah, Elijah, John N. and George. I will share any info I have.
Eva Myer -- 808 Treeline Drive, Brandon, MS 39042
EMyer808@cs.com
Submitted on Thu Feb 8 20:10:08 MST 2001

NEELEY, NEELY

I am looking for information on Robert Neeley who is listed on the 1850 Census in Lewis Co. I think he might be the father of James C. Neeley who was born in Maury Co about 1819. Later we think the part of Maury Co. he lived in became Lewis Co. He may have had sons,Caleb, William and Thomas.
Sarah Armistead
Arm6007@aol.com
Submitted on Mon Feb 5 15:45:13 MST 2001

GAULT,ADAMS

I am looking for information on my grandmother Ruby Lee Gault.Birth-May 5,1915 Death-April 29,1963. Her father was Andrew Gault, Ithink her mother's name was Tommie Lee but not sure.I live in KY. butcan't seem to find where they came from, since she died 3 yearsbefore i was born and my father died when I was five. I am checkingsurrounding states, any help will be appreceiated.
Faith Pullam
faith_pullam21@hotmail.com
Submitted on Wed Jan 31 18:34:29 MST 2001

CARTER,LANE

Looking for Daniel Carter -m- Tabitha Jane Lane married 4-23-1876: children John Andrew -b- 12-6-1888, Dan, Francis, Hughey, James, Cora, Sallie. I have no other info on anyone except John Andrew, my grandfather. Any help would be great. Thanks Janie Brigode -- 4281 S. Khe Sanh, Tucson, AZ 85735
JANIE BRIGODE
janieintucson@qwest.net
Submitted on Mon Jan 29 17:46:54 MST 2001

NATIVE AMERICAN

I heard that there use to be a Indian town at Napier Lake, the person who told me said it was in Lawrence County then. So does anyone know if this is true?
Vicky SpitsFire Garland
vlg42@hotmail.com
Submitted on Sun Jan 28 22:52:58 MST 2001

GRIMES

looking for parents of william b.GRIMES b.1870 d.1936 lexington,henderson co. tn named robert and mary thanks richard email me rgrimes@aeneas.net
richard grimes
rgrimes@aeneas.net
Submitted on Thu Jan 25 18:14:43 MST 2001

ARNOLD, TOLLIVER OR TOLIVER

I am looking for any information on Tolliver (Toliver) Arnold and his wife Nancy ( Cluck ) Arnold related to living in Hohenwald, Tennessee.
Eddie Arnold
newsdisk@mindspring.com
Submitted on Thu Jan 25 08:46:57 MST 2001

HUTSON, ADKINS, TYLER

I AM LOOKING FOR INFO ON MARSHALL HUTSON, OWEN HUTSON AND CATHERINE HUTSON ALSO LOOKIN FOR GEORGE ADKINS, NELSON TYLER AND CARRIE TYLER ALL FROM LEWIS CO. ALL BURRIED @BANKS CEMETERY. PART CAME FROM INDIANA ALSO MINNIE HUTSON ADKINS.
pamela adkins
PKAY48@AOL.COM
Submitted on Wed Jan 17 14:36:43 MST 2001

GOODMAN

Someone please take the time to help me. WILSON WHITFIELD GOODMAN had a son named JOHN W. GOODMAN born around 1871. I need to know who JOHN W. married. Some of you GOODMANS there in Lewis Co, can you help me? Elsie
Elsie Retzer
william736@webtv.net
Submitted on Thu Jan 11 08:49:39 MST 2001

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