1998 Queries

NORMAN – SNOW – Have any of the NORMAN family researchers found an Alfred NORMAN born in North Carolina about 1814-1817 ? Sometime in his youth he moved to Morgan County, Tennessee, married Elizabeth SNOW, and had children named: Gideon(b.1836 in TN) Thomas, John Henry. James, Permelia, and Lucy . Matilda SNOW (b. 1845) was living in the household according to 1850 TN Census. l am searching for Alfred’s parents and sincerely hope someone can give me a lead. Gladys Norman, 2256 St. Margaret’s Ct., Livermore, CA 94550 or E-mail gno G4 @aol.com

JOPLIN – LEE – Need help finding names of children of Mordecai JOPLIN (ca. 1781-1815). He lived in Wake County, but some descendants moved to Surry, Yadkin, and Franklin Caunties. He was married to Nancv LEE in 1803 and left six minor children(unnamed). His father, James JOPLING (ca. 1759-1803) qualifies as a DAR patriot. (Helen has lineage on these aIllied families: Winston, Tharrington, Ramey, Kindred, Mobley, and Garrett. Four of those are DAR patriots.) Helen Cunningham, RR #1, Box 11 M, Mayview, MO 64071 or Fax #660-237-8019 or Email: rbchmc@ctcis.net

JOHNSON – PARKS – ADAMS -TAYLOR – Researching the lines of Andrew Kellis JOHNSON and Clarisa Ada PARKS. Need birth date of Lewis A. JOHNSON born ca. 1850 and his death date possibly near Lambsburg, VA. He was the son of William and Sarah ADAMS. Lewis married Temperana (Tempe) TAYLOR in April 1874? Also need name of parents, date and Place of death of Willaim Calvin PARKS. William Calvin married Mary L.Messemore April 19, 1849 in Rowan Co. Also need of parents, birth and death of Mary L. Messemore. Barbara Nilsson, 3635 w. 226 St., Torrance, CA 90505

HICKS/HIXT/HINT- Daniel HICKS (HIXT) was born in Gernany and died possibly in Surry County. Known children: Daniel Lewis, Ananda, and Fiza. Other children: No names Available. On the 1820 Stokes County Census listed as Daniel HINT: Age 23-44, Wife: Age 16-25, 2 Males-l under 10, 1: 16-25 and 2 Fenales – both under 10. On the 1830 Surry County Census listed as Daniel HICKS: Age 40-50, Wife: Age 30-40, 2 males: 1 under 5, 1: 15-20, 6 females: 1 under 5, 2: 5-10, 2: 10-15. His son Daniel HICKS on the 1880 Census; Surry County: Daniel L.: Age 41, Jane: Age 44, Catherine: Age 18, Mary: Age 16, Thomas: Age 14, Henry: Age 12, Sally: Age 8, and Piety: Age 5. His occupation is “Caster in molds”. Any information is appreciated. Charles E. McCrary, 2821 Rothges Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609 or phone: 919-782-2717.

GLENN – BARNETT – My ancestors, Joseph BARNETT and son Joroyall BARNETT, witnessed the will of James GLENN 1777 Surry Co, NC. We believe Joroyall married Agnes GLENN, daughter of Tyree GLENN who died 1775 Surry Co, NC. We need proof that this is our Agnes (died Spartanburg Co, SC). Janice Barnett Craft, 1166 Cloverdale Drive, Greenville, MS 38701-8301 or phone: (601) 332-8148.

DANNER – SHERMER – Searching for information an any DANNER families who were in Surry Co. from 1771 to mid-1800s. Fredrick DANNER was born in 1759 and died in Surry Co. in 1839. He married Catherine SHERMER. Armeda Hayer, 321 Dole Road, Garfield, WA 99130

HATELEY – WHITTINGTON – Searching for parents of Moses HATELEY who was born in NC in 1784 and married Catherine WHITTINGTON, dau, of William and Catherine WHITTINGTON. Moses and Catherine are buried in Watauga Co., NC. Armeda Hayer, 321 Dole Hoad, Garfield, WA 99130

Fall 1998 queries

LAYELL – WEST – Looking for additional information on my great grandmother Matilda LAYELL who was married to Alexander Dee WEST around 1900. Matilda was born 1/16/1860 and died 10/16/1912. She is buried at the Grassy Creek Methodist church near Elkin. If you have any additional info on the WEST family, please let me know. Michael Joel West, 307 Brookwood Drive, Elkin, NC 28621 or Email: mwest28621@aol.com

STEPHENS – CRAFT – DEMSEY – Seeking information on Moses STEPHENS (1762-1851) who was living near Moravian Town (does this still exist?) in 1780 and joined the service in Salisbury N.C. in the company commanded by Col. Phillips and Capt. Humphreys as a substitute for a private soldier named Barney DEMSEY. His wife’s name was Margaret (CRAFT?). His oldest son Solomon may have been born in NC or SC in 1782. Any leads or information would be appreciated. Cathryn Campbell, 11570 Caminito Gusto, San Diego, CA 92131, (call collect) 619-566-5505 or Email: ccampb1@san.rr.com

SMITH – CLEMENT – REYNOLDS – Would love to hear from descendants of Haddie CLEMENT REYNOLDS, daughter of Lula LOVILL CLEMENT, daughter of John Robert LOVILL . Haddie’s desendants reside in Mt. Airy, NC. Would like family history on Lula LOVILL CLEMENT. Gratefully exchange what I have on all the other children of John Robert & Mary E. NEW LOVILL. Gerry Ackerman, 2538 Fleet St. Apt. 2, Baltimore, Md. 21224-3744.

McHONE, MAHAN, MAHONE – Searching for 1850 census listing parents & siblings of Emberzetta McHONE b. ca 1842 m. 1858 to William DRAUGHN, Surry Co.,NC. Age 17 on 1860 Surry Co.,NC census. Family moved to Patrick Co., Va. , until her death, 1911/1914. Also, need help with their children’s statistics. Gerry Ackerman, 2538 Fleet St. Apt. 2, Baltimore, Md. 21224-3744 or Esther Johnson, 103 Brenda Drive, Mt. Airy, NC 27030.

FORKUM – HUFFINS -FORKNER – Looking for the parents of Peter FORKUM b. 1790. Married Margret HUFFFINS Nov. 3, 1814 Surry Co. He bought land in Surry Co. and left for TN by 1830. There were FORKUMS in Rowan Co. also. The name could have been spelled FORKNER. Valerie Miller, 7247 Day Avenue, Navarre, OH 44662.

ESTES – FARLEY – EASTER – Abraham ESTES b. Halifax Co Va.,ca 1792 d. Surry Co. NC 27 June 1864, m. Martha Ann FARLEY, b. Halifax Co Va., d. Surry Co NC 16 May 1889. 8 children, most born in Patrick Co. Va. Elizabeth (1820- ?) Robert Seth EASTER (1826-1916). George Abraham EASTER (1840-1916), Sarah E. ESTES (1844-?), Mary ESTES (1846-?), Robert and George A. were in the 29th Va Inf. where they were enlisted as EASTER instead of ESTES. Need names of other 3 children, birthdates for all, family Bible, burial sites for Abraharn and Martha. Will swap information. Everett E. Easter, P. O. Box 461, Germanton, N. C. or 336-591-4504.

BAKER – McNABB – Will exchange info and pay costs for printing, mailing, telephone for info on the aforementioned surnames. Need parents, place and dates of birth. John BAKER, came to Wilton Springs, Cocke Co., Tn. ca 1830 from Georgia. He married Margaret McNABB b 1829, daughter of George McNABB (First George). John was a member of the building committee of the Point Pleasant Baptist Church, Wilton Springs, Cocke Co., Tn in March 1874. Robert J. Lovell 1956 65th Avenue, Sacramento, Ca 95822-4807 or 916-421-0785.

KING – WILLIAMS – RAFIELD – Seeking family of Mason KING found Surry Co NC Federal Census 1790. He witnesses a deed for a William WILLIAMS for a tract bought from Isaac RAFIELD on Deep Creek in Surry Co NC in 1805. Any information appreciated. Pauline W. Huffman, 318 E. McGee, Springfield, MO 65807-2826 or Email: phuff@juno.com

JACKSON – KING – John JACKSON married Nancy KING daughter of Johnson KING 1819 Stokes Co NC. They removed to Indiana as does Johnson KING . Is this Johnson KING son of Peter KING whose will is found in Rowan Co NC and also Orange Co NC? Interested in all information. Glad to exchange. Pauline W. Huffman, 318 E. McGee, Springfield, MO 65807-2826 or Email: phuff@juno.com

HORN[E] – CANTER – Who were the parents of Rebecca HORN[E] who married Erasamus CANTER? Would appreciate any information on this couple. Amanda Carter, 706 E. Smith St., California 65018

JONES – WILLIAMS – WILSON- ODELL – Looking for information about Will JONES who died in 1883 in a sawmill accident near Indian Grove Church Road a few weeks before a son, William George JONES, was born. Will’s wife, Annie/Nannie WILLIAMS, died a few weeks after the accident. William George JONES and the other children were raised by relatives. He married Lucy Ida WILSON a daughter of George WILSON and Frances ODELL. We are trying to identify the other children, the relatives who helped raise them, and anything else about the JONES, WILLIAMS, and WILSON families. The WILSON family may have been from Patrick County, VA. Charles E. Palmer, 6924 Strathmore Court, Richmond, Va. 23237.

TILLEY-DODSON-BAKER-WHITLOCK (1770’s-1850’s) I’m looking for any personalzinformation on a Sarah (Sally) BAKER, b. 1805 (Germantown, Stokes Co NC) who married Reuben TILLEY abt 1824. Who were her parents? Is there any family history information on these BAKERS? Is anyone researching these families? Will share information. Sally Waechtler, PO Box 12, Kasilof Alaska 99610 or Email: casey@ptialaska.net

BARKER-NORMAN – Seeking information on Delilah BARKER, b. ca 1781 m.William NORMAN. Laura Wareh 3660 Pizarro Rd. Jacksonville, FL 32217 or Email: lwareh@leading.net

HUTCHINGS – RICE – I’m looking for information on the HUTCHINGS family, William, John, Richard and their sister Anna(m. Hiram RICE). Who were their parents, do not know dates. Born between 1765/1780? Migrated to Tennessee, settled in Illinois. Any information would be appreciated. Ginger Hutchings Smith, 916 South Sunset Drive, Pinckneyville, Illinois, 62274 or E-mail wildred@midwest.net

WEATHERMAN – MINISH – IRELAND – HELP!! I am at a brick wall and desperately need your help! My ggg-grandfather was Wiley WEATHERMAN (1854-1928). The story was that he died at home in Elkin. His first wife was Matilda MINISH(?) and his second wife was Mary IRELAND (?). Wiley and Mary are buried at the Sunrise Cemetary in Yadkin. Yadkin has no record of them however and neither does Surry or Wilkes. Wiley and Matilda had a son named Miles WEATHERMAN who died in Wilkes (1892-1970). I am looking for verification of Wiley but mostly, I am looking for his parents names. I am familiar with the Christian WEATHERMAN line but cannot seem to make a connection there. I am willing to pay. Faith Tripodi, 9710-C Commons East, Charlotte NC 28277 Work number (704) 306-7881 or Email: faith_tripodi@vanguard.com

NUNN – I’m looking for any information on a James Elbert NUNN, born in or near Mt. Airy in 1913. Father possibly Major NUNN. Any information on this family would be appreciated. Laura Haywood, 1105 W. NC Hwy. 54 Bypass, Apt. S-2, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2858 or Email: lghaywoo@email.unc.edu

LOVELACE – SIMMONS – REESE/REECE – FRANK -THACKER – I am seeking information on MATTIE LOU LOVELACE SIMMONS, b. 10/6/1882 in Henry Co., VA (her death certificate lists dob as 10/7/1882 and place of birth as Surry Co.), d. 7/24/1952 in Surry Co., NC, spouse WILCHER F. SIMMONS, b. 9/22/1872 in Surry Co., NC, d. 12/26/1951 in Surry Co., NC. They were married in Surry Co., NC on 12/1/1897 and lived there until their deaths. Children: JOSEPH CHESTER, b. 10/31/1899, d. 3/12/1963, married AGNES C. ?; Charlie, b. abt. 1902; Albert, b. abt. 1906; WILLIE, b. abt. 1904 (could be William M.), married Lucille REESE or REECE of Henrico Co., VA it is believed they lived in FL or GA; Lucy, b. abt. 1910; RUSSELL FRANK, b. 8/10/1914, d. 5/29/1985 in Surry Co. was a pianist; PAUL HUGH, b. 10/16/1916, d. 11/16/1918 in Surry Co., ROBERT, b. 12/16/1925; ROGER RAY, b. 12/16/1925, d. 12/17/1925 and ESTHER, b. unknown. MATTIE LOU LOVELACE SIMMONS was the sister of my grandfather, GROVER CLEVELAND LOVELACE and daughter of CHARLES WALTER LOVELACE and BETTY LOU THACKER. Carole Tarr, 105 Greenbriar Court, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 or E-Mail: DunkyT@aol.com

NELSON – PENNINGTON – REDFORD – Looking for others researching NELSON, PENNINGTON, REDFORD. Looking for connection to STEPHEN NELSON m.ANNA connection to EDITH REDFORD m.JEFFERSON BROWN PENNINGTON. Wanda Pennington Parker, 3285 N “G” St., San Bernardino,CA 92405 or Email: wgp@discover.net

LAWSON – GIBBONS – My father was Claude William LAWSON- born in Surry County October 16, 1921. His father was William Cornelius McKinley LAWSON – born in Surry County December 18, 1898 / died in Lillington, NC sometime in 1953. His mother was Pearl Irene GIBBONS – born in Surry County July 22, 1900 / died in Lee County April 15, 1972. Claude William had nine brothers and sisters: Gladys, Lela, Lola, Lathy, Esther, Lonnie, Hilmer, Herman and Frances. Daddy is listed as white on his birth certificate, but looked Indian. My Aunt Lela said that grandma and grandpa were mostly Indian – she thought Cherokee – but the family had gone to a great deal of trouble to be declared white due to prejudice. Nancy A. Freeman, 7709 Linda Lake Dr., Charlotte, NC 28215 or Email: 72114.1105@compuserve.com

WILLEY – WOLFE – ISAACS – SNOW – Seeking information on Andrew WILLEY and Christley WILLEY who appear on 1816-1822 Surry County Tax Lists. Christley married daughter of Obediah SNOW. Andrew by tradition married both Mary WOLFE and Rachel ISAACS. Were Andrew and Christley brothers ? Both were born in 1790’s in VA. Who were their parents ? Are Levi and Samuel WILLEY of Alleghany county also younger brothers ? Carolyn Spence, 7530 Hwy 62, Trinity, NC 27370 or E-mail SPENCETOP@aol.com

PHILLIPS – SIMPSON – Joseph PHILLIPS b. ca. 1862 and Amelia SIMPSON also b. ca. 1862 lived in Stewarts Creek Twp. in 1900. They had at least four children; Walter J., Dallie, Mollie and Lummie. Joseph and Amelia lived in Surry Co. in 1920. When did they die? Where are they buried? I am searching for their descendants. Barbara K. Henritze, 825 Waite Drive, Boulder, CO 80303-2729 or Email: henritze@henge.com

BROWN – ASHBY – HUDSON – I am researching my BROWN line and have gotten to Surry County, N.C. My gggrandfather was William BROWN married October 16, 1819 to Jane ASHBY. They had two sons, Samuel David BROWN and William. In the marriage record William BROWN is listed as William BREENE…we know that the sons were listed in a will from Janes’ father Halifax ASHBY as BROWN. If you have any information on these people I would appreciate hearing from you. Jane’s parents were Halifax ASHBY and Sarah Jane HUDSON. Joyce Ann Caldwell Johnson, 959 West 1420 North, Orem, Utah 84057 1-801-226-6111or Email: jjwildthin@aol.com

CREED, DICKENS, NORMAN, GOLDING – GOODSON – Seeking information or correspondance with anyone having same on these from Surry Co. CREED (Bennett, Edward, Hugh, Matthew line), DICKENS, Nancy b 7/14/1868 in Surry Co. One source tells me her parents are Hezekiah and Naomi Murphy DICKENS, another says Albert and Jincy DICKENS. She married William GOODSON of Grayson Co., Va. and had a sister Mille and a brother John. NORMAN, Malissa b 8/7/1847 in Surry Co. and married Hugh B. CREED. Parents unknown. GOLDING, William (Bill) married Mary Ann ? and lived in Surry Co. NC until he became ill with T.B. and moved to Carroll Co., Va. where he then died and Mary Ann remarried A.B. Daniel. Bill & Mary had children, Mary Ann, John Clayton, and William Washington who died at age 10. Any information on any of these would be greatly appreciated. Julia Williams Kodak, 1112 Park Avenue, Elizabethton, Tennessee 37643 or Email: JKodak@aol.com

WHITEHEAD – I am looking for any information on John WHITEHEAD, who was born in Surry County in 1740. He was married to a woman named Ann ? He had several children one of whom was named Francis. I would like any informaton on who Johns parents may be and Ann’s maiden name. Earl Whited, 2548 W. Monte Ave., Mesa, Az. 85202 or Email: earlwhited@aol.com

LAYELL – WEST – SPARKS – Looking for additional information on Matilda LAYELL, 1st wife of Alexander Dee West and mother of my grandfather, Joel Adolphus WEST married Bessie Irene SPARKS. Also need to find our more about Alexander WEST, father of Alexander Dee WEST. Michael Joel West, 307 Brookwood Drive, Elkin, NC 28621 (336) 835-3095 or Email: MWest28621@aol.com

CHANDLER – JESSUP – LEE – JACKSON – Looking for parents of Joseph CHANDLER, b. 1790, Surry Co., NC and died ca 1860. (It is possibly David CHANDLER). He married Anna JESSUP, b. 29 Jun 1785 and d. 6 Jan 1832. Anna’s mother’s parents are Jacob and Sarah LEE JESSUP. Anna’s grandparents are Joseph and Priscilla JACKSON JESSUP. Vera Chandler Black, P. O. Box 324, Friendswood, Texas 77549 or Email: dude1934@aol.com

GOINS – COUCH – FRAZIER – JONES – Seeking parents of Jesse Franklin GOINS, born 15 Mar 1888 in Surry Co.,NC. Lived and worked in coal mines in West Virginia and Penn. in early life. Later moved to Oklahoma. He married (1) Eva COUCH and they adopted a daughter, Hazel (now deceased; buried CA). Second wife Mattie JONES FRAZIER with 3 children born of previous marriage. Jesse Franklin GOINS died in 1962 in OK. Any help with this family will be greatly appreciated. Searching most of my life for his roots. Frank E. Goins, 1170 S. Wolf Valley Rd., Hieskill, Tenn. 37754

WOOD – Seeking parents of brothers, Henry B. WOOD born 1820 and Ransom WOOD born 1831. D. J. Wood Carter, 1113 Quail Hollow Circle, Chester, S. C. 29706

COOKSEY – BROOKE – Would like any info on the COOKSEY family? Anything on Thomas COOKSEY, Hezekiah, and Cornelius COOKSEY but espe cially info on Andrew COOKSEY. Also any help trying to figure out why Matthew BROOKE was named Adminstrator to the estate on Thomas and Hezekiah COOKSEY in the court minutes 1792 in Surry County, NC but I have been unable to locate estate papers for either in Surry County. Tim Thomas, 483 Morrvue Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45238

WHITE – DAVIS – I am looking for descendents of Gilbert WHITE, Elkin, N.C., Surry County who is now deceased , his wife, Minnie Lee DAVIS-WHITE who is also deceased.These were my grandparents and I know very little about them. Any information would be appreciated. Sharon Howe, 417 Iroquois Ln, Seymour, Tn. 37865 or Email: Cruise417@aol.com

Summer 1998 queries

VAUGHN – NORMAN – MOORE – May 3
Seeking information on the William S. & Sarafina (VAUGHN) NORMAN family. Would like birth/marriage/death dates for all family members, where each are buried, and one of their descendants to contact. Sarafina was a daughter of Minitree & Nancy Jane (MOORE) VAUGHN who are my distant grandparents. Frank R.Vaughan, 16716 Baederwood Lane, Rockville, Md 20855-2009 or email Frank R. Vaughan

VAUGHN -SNOW -MOORE – May 3
Seeking information on the Iredell & Mary Jane (VAUGHN) SNOW family. Would like birth/marriage/death dates for all family members, where each are buried, and one of their descendants to contact. Mary Jane was also a daughter of Minitree & Nancy Jane (MOORE) VAUGHN who are my distant grandparents. Frank R. Vaughan, 16716 Baederwood Lane, Rockville, Md 20855-2009 or email Frank R. Vaughan

VAUGHN -CHANDLER – May 3
Seeking information on the Wilson & Martha J. (VAUGHN) CHANDLER family. Martha was the second wife of Wilson and a daughter of Archaleus VAUGHN who was a brother to the Minitree VAUGHN mentioned above. Would like birth/marriage/death dates for all family members, where each are buried, and one oftheir descendants to contact. Frank R. Vaughan, 16716 Baederwood Lane, Rockville, Md 20855-2009 or email Frank R. Vaughan

VAUGHN – May 3
Seeking information about the burial of Minitree VAUGHN. He is known to have died after 1870 and before 1879, and is believed to have lived in the Bryan Township section of Surry County. Do obituaries exist from that period? Frank R. Vaughan

HURT – May 3
I am attempting to complete my wife’s family pedigree chart and need help in 1803 Surry Co., NC area. I have the HURT family line from William A. HURT, born Surry County, NC (?) 19 Jan 1803 thru the present date but am unable to locate the parents of said William A. HURT. The only place that I have seen the name William A. HURT is in the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. All other info has been from census records, marriage bonds, cemetery and homestead records, family discussions, etc. I speculate that he is the grandson of John HURT, Jr. born ca 1740-1745 who died in Surry County, NC in 1796. (Note: John was originally listed here, incorrectly, as John A. Hurt.) William A. HURT was married in Warren Co, Kentucky and died in Auburn, Logan County, Ky. 3 Jul 1884. My line of HURTs migrated from Kentucky to Bottineau, North Dakota, where they homesteaded then on to Logan, Saskatchewan, Canada and Alberta, Canada where they also homesteaded. Any help will be appreciated! George R. Craig, 9307 Tomiko Court, La Mesa, California 91941-6811

DICKENS – GALLION – May 3
Julius DICKENS married Elizabeth GALLION Feb. 11, 1818 in Surry Co. Elizabeth GALLION might have been daughter of Samuel and Molly GALLION. Julius DICKENS died 1854 in Surry Co. Seek names of his parents, could father have been a Benjamin DICKENS ? Was Julius DICKENS a JP or a Minster? Thank you for any help. Dinah McDonald, 4010 E. Goldfinch Gate Lane, Phoenix, Arizona 85044 or email Dinah McDonald

WARD – May 3
Seek info Drurias WARD in State Census of North Carolina 1784-1787, Surry Co. Drurias WARD in “List of Inhabitants of Blackburn’s District” Thank you for any help. Dinah McDonald, 4010 E. Goldfinch Gate Lane, Phoenix, Arizona 85044 or email Dinah McDonald

HARRIS – SCOTT – FORD – BELTON – May 3
Seeking information on Turner HARRIS (B CA1814) married to Ellen FORD (B CA 1820). Children were George, Eliza, William, Susan, John, Martha, Sarah and Samuel. Also information on William Franklin SCOTT (B 1837) married to Mary BELTON. Children were Newell, Everette, William, Liza, Rosa, Carrie, Jinnie, Ada, Emma and Samuel Taylor SCOTT. Would like death dates if possible and names of parents for Turner HARRIS. Need information on children of William Franklin SCOTT. Sherry Griggs, 3048 Kinnamon Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27104 or email Sherry Griggs

MATHIS – BOTTOM – May 3
Seeking information on Benjamin MATHIS father of Bradley MATHIS. Bradley (b1828) married to Malinda BOTTOM. Would like birth/death date and location for Benjamin MATHIS also name of spouse and other children. Would also like to find out death date for Malinda and parents names. Sherry Griggs, 3048 Kinnamon Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27104 or email Sherry Griggs

SNOW -COCKERHAM – May 3
Still searching for information on Hughs and Hulda SNOW COCKERHAM. Any help is appreciated. Pat Atchley, P. O. Box 348, Paris, AR 72855.

ELLIOTT – DAY – May 3
Info. needed on William and Eleanor______ ? ELLIOTT of Surry Co., NC. William’s will probated 1802; children: William, Nimrod, Washington and Eleanor (DAY). Would appreciate any information on this family. Information needed on a Thomas ELLIOTT and wife Mary, of Surry Co., NC. Thomas died ca. 1787. Who re his parents and is he related to a William ELLIOTT? Shirley Vaughn, 1209 Apache, Wichita, Ks. 67207.

SNOW – HALE -BURRIS – BURWELL – May 3
We are interested in documenting the link between Thomas SNOW and his parents (probably Frost SNOW Sr. and Elizabeth JOHNSON. Thomas SNOW lived in Surry Co, TN and ca 1803 he married Elizabeth HALE, widow of Thomas BURROUGHS/BURRIS/-BURRUS and daughter of Mary BURWELL (1744____?) and Lewis HALE (1846-) . We haven’t found the marriage record for Thomas SNOW and Elizabeth in Surry or that for Elizabeth and her first husband Thomas BURROUGHS there either and are trying to document both. We also are interested in further information concerning descendants of both Thomas and Frost SNOW. Stephen R. and Betty Snow, American Embassy, Bridgetown, CMR 1014, FP0 AA 34055-0002 OR email Stephen R. and Betty Snow

NORMAN – JOHNSON – McJAMES – May 3
I would like information on Columbus NORMAN who married Margaret McJAMES on November 7, 1849 in Surry County, NC.. They had a daughter named Mary Jane NORMAN who married Calvin Columbus NORMAN, son of James Isaac NORMAN and Rebecca JOHNSON/JOHNSTON. They all lived in Surry County. Please send any informaion to: Jessie Norman, 2102 Castro Lane #9, Bakersfield, California 93304 or phone 805-833-0204 OR email JessNorman @AOL.com

HARRELL – MESSICK – May 3
Richard MESSICK, SR., b. 1767 DEL., settled in Surry County, NC and was there long enough to have several children born there. Then years later they moved to Coffee Co., TN. I’m trying to find any descendands of MESSICKs and HARRELL’s who might have stayed. Or if Richard MESSICK had any siblings and/or his parents were also in Surry Co., TN. Several of the old MESSICK’s state they were born in Surry Co., NC. I’m also looking for any information related to the family of Rueben HARRELL, born 1790 and wife wife, Mary____?_____of Coffee Co., TN. Such as any family history, wife’s maiden, and all their children’s names. One known son was John Harrell, Sr., 25 January 1823 and married Mary MESSICK abt. 1842, the daughter of John MESSECK of Coffee Co., TN. Lynn R. McR. Hawkins, 1172 Weaver Branch Road, Bluff City, Tenn. 37618-2546 or email Lynn R. McR. Hawkins

STEWART – MITCHELL – May 3
Seeking descendants on Nathaniel STEWART was in Surry Co. around 1790. I am interested in his children and would like to know if he was married to a Sarah MITCHELL. My lineal Stewarts were in TN and then in Hopkins Co. Ky. Beverly E. Hicklin, 213 Cambridge Station Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40223-3336 or email Beverly E. Hicklin

HARROLD – SCOTT – EATON – May 3
I am searchng for information on ELIJAH HARROLD, who was b. in NC (probably Surry County –or Stokes) in 1816, and who married CATHERINE SCOTT in Surry County in 1838, NEWELL EATON, Bondsman. William Harrold, 4600 West Deer Run Drive #103, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53223-6417 or email William Harrold

McMILIAN/McMILLION -May 3
I am searching for information on the MCMILLIAN/MCMILLION family in Surry County in the late 1700’s: ABRAHAM, ANDREW, THEOPHILUS, and ALEXANDER (along with ALEXANDER’s immediate family ESTHER, JOSEPH, and JOHN). William Harrold, 4600 West Deer Run Drive #103, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53223-6417 or email William Harrold

WEBB – May 3
Looking for information on Thomas J. WEBB who reportedly resided in Surry County prior to Civil War. Resided in KY after war. Sam Hatcher, PO Box 583, Pikeville, KY 41501

HOUSER/HAUSER – POTTER – Christian Evander HOUSER (HAUSER)b. 16 Oct 1848 in NC; m. Sarah Jane POTTER 1867 in NC; Moved to OR early 1870’s. Does anyone have the book “Early Families of the North Carolina Counties of Rockingham and Stokes With Revolutionary Service, Vol 2”? Pages 58-61 are said to have Hauser family information. Is this the correct line? (Martin Hauser, Jacob Hauser, Jacob Hauser, Parmenio Hauser, Christian Evander Hauser) I’m new at genealogy and open to suggestions on how to prove the connection. Roxanna St. Clair, 3151 Highway 42, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420 or email Roxanna St. Clair

ARMSTRONG – McCALL -May 3
I am a direct descendant of Martin ARMSTRONG who is mentioned in the history of Surry Co. His daughter, Mary Ann Elizabeth, married Alexander McCALL in about 1795. I have the full line on Martin and several of his brothers. I would like to contact other searchers of this family. I also would like to find a record of the marriage of Mary Ann Elizabeth and Alex. I lived in Mt. Airy during the 40’s, but my family did not know at that time that our ancestor had once been sheriff there. I have many wonderful memories photos of Mt. Airy and Surry Co. during that era and will share all info and pictures. Judy Cummins French, P. O. Box 1513, Bryson City, NC 28713-1513 or email Judy Cummins French

McDANIEL – SMITH – COLEMAN -ECHOLS – May 3
Looking for information on William McDANIEL d. 1778 in Halifax Co., VA married to Anne S. SMITH d. 1795. They had ten children that I know of. Collin McDANIEL m. Mary ?, Chloe McDANIEL married William COLEMAN, Catharine married Obediah ECHOLS. I found a Colley McDANIEL m. 3 Feb. 1796 in Surry Co., but it doesn’t show the bride. Anyone researching these lines? Christine McDaniel, 600 W. Sigler St., Hebron, IN 46341 or email Christine McDaniel

CHANEY – STEELE – RICHARDSON – May 3
Seeking information on Tapley (Toblar) Cydney (Sydney) CHANEY lived in Surry Co. in 1800’s. He married Elizabeth(Betty) Ann STEELE on May 7, 1879. His Father was Abraham (Abram) CHANEY, Jr. a wheelwright & Missionary Baptist who married Mary Anne RICHARDSON. Jan Matzen, 419 W. Keetoowah St., Tahlequah, OK 74464 or email jnr@ipa.net

ELROD – May 3
I am searching for information and connections to the ELOROD family. Christopher ELROD helped to build Hope Moravian Church in 1780. The ELROD family lived in the Surry Co., NC area from mid 1700’s to? Cyndi Ford, 650 Garner Rd., Lilburn, GA 30047 or email Cyndi Ford

LAVENDER – BAKER – May 3
Looking for information on a John LAVENDER (abt 1800) who married a Jane BAKER (abt 1809) on June 16, 1825 in Surry NC. Need such information as his birth, parents or what have happened to the family. James R Lavender, 1724 Josie Street, Charlotte NC 28213 or email James R Lavender

WALKER – RAY – May 3
Millie Caroline WALKER married William Tryon RAY in Feb 1846, as his second wife. I haven’t found a clue as to her parents. Family story says her mother may have been from Ireland. Any suggestions ? Barbara Bryant White, 273 S. Dillwyn Rd., Newark, DE 19711-5549 or email Barbara Bryant White

WHITE – LEDBETTER – FRY – May 3
Searching for the parents of James Floyd WHITE, b. 1812 who m. Sarah LEDBETTER, b. 1816 in Stokes Co.,NC in 1837. It is possible his 2nd wife’s name was Amanda FRY. He did remarry when Sarah LEDBETTER died in 1850. Also searching for the parents of Sarah LEDBETTER. Sarah Scanlon, 70 Eastside Oroville Rd., Oroville, Wa. 98844

WHITE – May 3
Searching for John Timothy WHITE b. ca 1790 in Surry or Stokes Co.,NC. Possibly a Quaker. Sarah Scanlon, 70 Eastside Oroville Rd., Oroville, Wa. 98844

HEIN/HINE-SCHNEIDER – May 3
Looking for for any personal information on Johannes HINE (1747-1906) son of Johann Jacob HEIN and JULIANA CATHARINA SCHNEIDER (1754-1836). They lived in the Friedland area (now Forsyth Co. NC). They reared 9 children; CATHARINA, ELIZABETH (1780-?), JOHANN (1782-?), Maria (1783-?),Philip (1784-?), Christine (1789-?), Juliana (1790-?),Heinrich (1793-?), and Peter (1794-?) RON HINE, PO BOX 125, WHEATFIELD, IN 46392 or email RON HINE,

COOK – DEJARNETTE – May 3
Seeking information on Keziah COOK and Daniel DeJARNETTE who lived in Surry County, NC. They were married around 1800, presumably in Surry County. Keziah was the daughter of William and Keziah COOK; other children listed in William COOK, Sr.’s will were Samuel, Benjamin, David, John, Elizabeth, Frances, Hannah Cook Meredith, Sarah Cook Jones, Mary Cook Shores. Daniel and Keziah DeJARNETTE’s children were William Cook DeJARNETTE and John Cook DeJARNETTE b. 3/10/1810. Myrna Huff, 14635 N. Hamilton Lane, Bluford, IL 62814 or email Myrna Huff

QUILLEN/QUILLIN – NATIONS -May 3
I am from the line of Teague QUILLEN/QUILLIN and Peggy NATIONS QUILLEN/QUILLIN from Surry county and Stokes county. If anyone has any information on these people, please write me and I will write back. Teague was married several times, but this marriage is the one I cannot find anything about. I would love to know anything about any QUILLENS from this area. I think there is a Melungeon line in my ancestry and trying to find it out. I need to know if Peggy was Indian or what! Please help if you can. Sherrie Quillen Henderson, 2307 Booth Quillen rd., Apt 3, Ashland, KY 41102 or Email: Sherrie Quillen Henderson

MABE – GORDON – CARRICO – May 3
Seeking information on the Samuel MABE family who moved from Stokes County, NC to Surry County, NC. He had a daughter, Missouri MABE who married William Monroe GORDON . Missouri and William Monroe GORDON are my great grandparents. They got a divorce and she married the nephew of William Monroe GORDON. His name was John Moseley GORDON and they lived around the Fisher River area. Seeking information on Andrew Johnson “Jonce” CARRICO who lived in the Low Gap area. Will appreciate any information. Juanita Watson, P. O. Box 771 Daphne, Al. 36526-0771 Email Juanita Watson

Spring 1998 queries

NORMAN – Mar. 17
M.L. McCammon, 3716 Maple Leaf Dr., Bloomington, IN. 47403.
Searching for parents of John Lewis NORMAN, b. 20 Mar 1842 in”Carolina”. Probably moved to Indiana at an early age and possibly related to Peter NORMAN b.18 may 1810, Mt.Airy,NC. John Lewis NORMAN settled in same area where Peter NORMAN had purchased land about 1834. John Lewis NORMAN d.27 MAY 1895, Polk Twp.Monroe Co.ln. Probable siblings of John Lewis NORMAN are: Earl, Calvin, and Alice. Any help would be appreciated.

BROWN – Mar 17
Byron Brown, 4047 Cove Creek Road, Waynesville, NC 28786
– Seeking information on William BROWN born ca. 1775 in NC, wife Polly. He died in 1838 in Overton, TN. Their son William was born in 1801.

ROBINS Mar. 17
Rick Gill, 1961 Villafane Drive, Pensacola, FL 32503
– Need any information on the ancestors or immediate family of John ROBINS, b. about 1720 in Virginia, married Margaret_____? (b. about 1725) about 1743, moved to Surry County, NC about 1775. Both died in Wilkes Co., NC; she in 1786 and he by August 1792.

REECE – CHURCH –Mar 17
Arrie C. Pritchard, III, 6814 Harvard Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44105
Seeking information on my great great grandfather, George W. REECE, b. 1863 Buncombe Co., NC(?). He married Celia CHURCH and had children named: Mattie Caldonia, Bell, Dorthey, Julias, and Floyd.

SHORE – HOWEL – HINSON – Mar. 17
Joey Shore, 315 Woodrow Ave., High Point, NC 27262
Looking for the father of my great, great grandfather, John Calvin SHORE. He married Almed[i]a HOWEL on 27 Dec 1849, Surry Co.,NC., and had children Emaline, Mary, William, Metidia, and Newton. Almeda HOWEL SHORE is buried at Swan Creek Baptist Church Cemetery near Jonesville. Almeda was born 8 Feb 1826 and died 9 Nov 1913. William SHORE, their son and my great grandfather, married Rosanna HINSON 8 May 1883, Surry Co.,NC. Their children were Chester, Gordon, Jim, Woodson, Julina, Coetta, Molly and Dora.

McAFEE – ASHBY – BROWN – JOINER – HOOTS – ALLEN – BATES – WATSON – SANDERS – ISOM – GROCE – WAGGONER – HARDIN – HALL – Mar. 17
Lawrence K. McAfee, 12159 Huntington Park, Houston, Texas 77099. Phone: 281-495-4448.
Searching for the roots of my great great grandfather, Azariah McAFEE, b. 1793, Surry Co., NC who married Jane ASHBY. Azariah moved to N. W. Lincoln Co., Tenn. There were 10 children in this household [some by Jane’s previous marriages to William BROWN(1819) and Mills Nelson JOINER(1823)]; Amanda Jane, b. 1832 md. Doak HOOTS 1850. Emeline, b. 1832 md. Dav. P. C. ALLEN, 1851, Ben Franklin, b. 1836 md. Sara Jane BATES 1859, Mary Ann “Polly”, b. 1837 md. Dan J. WATSON 1852, Martha Ann, b. 1838 md. James M. SANDERS 1870, Cynthia Cordelia, b. 1839 md. Greenberry Floyd ISOM 1854, Alex A., b. 1840 md. Eliz GROCE, Letitia A.(Chole), b. 1843 md. W. G. WAGGONER 1858, Geo. Wash., b. 1845 md. Elizabeth Darina HARDIN 1864, and Thom Wiley, b. 1847 md. Mary Fran. HALL 1860. My family is John W., Grace, Jenny and Byrd are the children of Thom W. McAFEE, b. Mt. Pleas., Titus Co.,Texas, any information will be appreciated and I will glady exchange information or pay for information as I have many records available.

CUNNINGHAM – GRILLS – Mar. 17
W. L. Land, 791 Milford-Warren Glen Rd., Milford, N. J. 08848
Seeking information about James Ivy CUNNINGHAM, b. 1800, Surry Co.,NC. He had a son Peter CUNNINGHAM, b. ca. 1832 and married 30 Aug 1851 to Mary GRILLS, d. 1916.

WILLIAMS-MORELAND Mar. 17
Gail(McCarley)Nichols, Rt.2 Box 158, Lamar, Ar. 72846
Early 1800’s William WILLIAMS b.ca1804 NC married Malinda MORELAND b.ca1814 Surry Co.,NC. Who are his parents? The “Will of John WILLIAMS” dated 18 Mar.1818 listed wife ELIZABETH, a son JOHN & a grandson WILLIAM. Who is this William WILLIAMS? Did he marry Malinda MORELAND?

BARNETT – BLACKWELL – GLEN -WADE Mar. 17
Janice Barnett Craft 1166 Cloverdale Dr., Greenville, MS 38701-8301
– Our JOSEPH BARNETT (b.1731) and wife Lucy WADE were in Goochland Co, VA when the births of their sons Joroyall b.1758 and Micajah BARNETT b. 1760 were recorded in the Douglas Register. The next place we find Joseph and his son JOROYALL BARNETT was in 1777 Surry Co, NC when they and James BLACKWELL witnessed the will of JAMES GLEN. Joseph BARNETT was in Craven Dist, SC (later Spartanburg Co) in 1780. Micajah married Jene GLEN, daughter of Tyree GLEN of Surry Co – we can prove this thru the Douglas Register and a Bible record giving us the birth of Jene Glen BARNETT. We know Tyree GLEN left children Susannah (married John BLACKWELL), Jene, Agnes, Jeremiah and Thomas. Joroyall’s wife was named Agnes. We would like to prove or disprove that Jene Glen’s sister AGNES GLEN married JOROYALL BARNETT. Can anyone help us? Joroyall and Agnes have several grandchildren named STARLING WILLIS BARNETT and I have wondered if that could be a BLACKWELL name, and if Agnes could have been a BLACKWELL.

CARSON – DOUGLAS – GRAHAM – PEAK – HARRELL -CUNDIFF Mar. 17
Paul Peak, 6251 Old Dominion Dr., Apt. 306, McLean, VA 22101-4807.
Can you help me identify the “REAL” Mrs. CARSON?? – I am g-g-g-g-son of James CARSON, who served in Surry Co., NC militia in 1781. In 1799, he sold property in present Yadkin County and moved to Kentucky. Which one of these women is his wife; James CARSON (1761-1851) married Elizabeth DOUGLAS per 1792 Surry County Court Marriage Record, James CARSON married Catherine GRAHAM per 1910 interview of g-g-daugther Ada A. PEAK (1845-1940), g-daughter of James’s daughter Catherine CARSON(1793–1856) or James CARSON married Catherine HARRELL per 1950? mss by g-g-daughter Kate C. CUNDIFF(1877-1958),g-daughter of James’s son Robert CARSON (1791-1868). Does anyone have any information??

PIKE – HOOKER – COLLINS – THOMPSON – FRY – PIKE – OVERBY – COLEMAN – ROGERS – DALTON – GOING Mar. 17
Elizabeth Pike Goad, 103 Longview Village, Wytheville, Va. 24382
Searching for information on Isaac PIKE, b. 1786. He may have married Sarah “Sallie” HOOKER, but a marriage bond has not been located. Isaac had the following children: Benjamin, b. 1824 and married in Patrick Co.,Va.,Nancy COLLINS, b. 1831; Mary “Polly” b. 1826 and married Austin THOMPSON, Patrick Co., Va.; Gabriel b. 1828 and married Sarah FRY, b. 1832; John , b. 1830 and married Adaline COLLINS in Patrick Co.,Va.; Jacob b. 1833 and married Wiilie Annie Bennett OVERBY; Ruth, b. 1834 and married William COLEMAN; Rebecca Jane married George A. ROGERS; Sally Ann married James W. DALTON and Susan married Seeborn GOING. Need to know the name of Isaac’s father.

WOOD – BULLIN Mar. 17
James E. Cockerham, 137 Columbine Drive, #614, Winston-Salem, NC 27106-3186
Sisters Texanna (1880-1908) and Maggie (1883-1925) WOOD married brothers Hiram W. and Gabriel B. BULLIN, respectively. Both marriage certificates and death certificate of Maggie show their parents as William WOOD and wife Sally. What was Sally’s maiden name? To what family of WOODS does William belong to? Where Texanna and Maggie the only siblings? Any dates on William and Sally? Texanna and Hiram are buried at Double Creek Church of Christ, Maggie is at Copeland Baptist, and Gabriel at New Home Methodist Church in Forsyth County. Where are William and Sally buried?

HODGES – Mar 17
Clay Hodges, 1706 Red Willow Road, Fullerton, CA 92833
I am a descendant of Bartholomew HODGES of Surry County and interested in any research that may have been done regarding Bartholomew’s ancestors and their land of origin. Can anyone out there be of some help?

STAPLES – HIGGINBOTHAM – Mar. 17
Sharon Staples Goad, Rt. 5 Box 821, Hillsville, Va. 24343.
Seeking information on Samuel Douglas STAPLES born 1 Jan 1820, place unknown, and died 15 Feb 1902 in Carroll Co., Va. He married Janie or Lucy Jane HIGGINBOTHAM born 16 Feb 1828, place unknown and died 14 Sept 1897. Samuel and Janie were both buried at North End Cemetary in Carroll Co.,Va. There were part of ten children of which one is my great grandfather Albert Sidney Lee STAPLES.

COOK – DOWNEY – Mar. 17
Lola Spencer Knox, 2504 Churchill Drive, Burlington, NC 27215
I am searching for information regarding Anna COOK, born about 1767 in Surry County, NC, who married Samuel DOWNEY April 5,1786, in Surry County, NC. Would like to know who her parents and siblings were. Anna and Samuel’s son John Cook DOWNEY, born Nov. 9, 1807, in Surry County, NC, was my great, great grandfather, who by 1847 had settled in Ashley County, Arkansas. Their other children were Polly, b. Nov. 11, 1786, Peter, b. Nov. 22, 1788, Peyton, b. c. 1795, Calvin, b. c. 1800, all born in Surry County, NC. If you have any information about Anna COOK, her parents and/or siblings.

McDONALD/McDANIEL Christine McDaniel – Mar. 17
600 W. Sigler St., Hebron, IN 46341
Seeking information on Samuel McDONALD/McDANIEL born 1762 in Westmoreland County or Fayette County. Pennsylvania. Parents unknown. Moved to Adams County, Ohio before 1798 or 1791. Had twelve children. Wife unknown. Might be Native American. Died 14th. April 1858 in Brown County, Ohio.

HENDERSON – McDANIEL – Mar 17
E. A. McElfresh, 12637 North 113th Avenue, #7, Youngtown, Arizona 85363
James HENDERSON born about 1797 in Maryland. Married Mary McDANIEL , daughter of Samuel McDONLAD/McDANIEL. They had 12 children. Married about 1817. Died Aug. 31, 1850 in Brown County, Ohio, next to Adams County. Mary might have been half Indian. Are these related to the Surry County McDANIELS?

WATSON – BALES – Mar. 17
L. W. Watson, P. O. Box 51600, Sparks, Nevada 89435 or 702-359-2884
I am researching the parentage of Alexander WATSON, born circa 1790-1795. He was apparently orphaned late in 1805 or early 1806. Minutes of the County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Rockford, NC dated 12 February 1806 bound him to Nathan BALES until age 21.

BARKER – GOLDING – Mar 17
Wilma Hiatt, 3265 Spainhour Mill Road, Tobaccoville, NC 27050
– Need death information on two BARKER brothers who went west from Surry County, NC ca 1909 to possibly Missouri or Montana. They are the sons of Hillery and Elizabeth GOLDING BARKER. Grover BARKER was born in Surry Co., NC 6 Aug 1889 and it is believed he died of typhoid fever. His brother Early BARKER was born 8 May 1888 in Surry Co., NC. He was found dead. The brothers went west during their late teens or early 20s. Family members believe they was only there a short time before they died.

DRAUGHN – MARION – Mar 17.
-Esther Draughn Johnson, 103 Brenda Dr., Mt. Airy, NC 27030
Searching for information on the following family. John DRAUGHN b. ca. 1810 married Hannah MARION on 3 Aug 1837 in Surry Co.,NC. They had the following children: William, b. ca 1839; Isaac, b.ca 1841; Lucinda, b.ca 1843; Charity, b.ca 1845 and Ruth b. ca 1848. Any information is appreciated.

DRAUGHN – DANLEY – Mar 17.
-Esther Draughn Johnson, 103 Brenda Dr., Mt. Airy, NC 27030
Seeking information on the family of William DRAUGHN, SR. b.ca 1814 and married to Nancy ??b.ca 1824. They had children Michael, b.ca 1841; Charity, b.ca 1840; Phebe, b.ca 1844; Martin, b.ca 1845; Stacy, b.ca 1841 married Newton DANLEY Dec 1867 in Surry Co.,NC; William,Jr. b.ca 1849; James, b.ca 1851; Jo, b.ca 1853; Luky or Suky, b.ca 1855; Russell, b.ca 1856; David, b.ca 1857 and Nancy J. b. ca 1859. Any information is appreciated.

ASHBURN – HOWARD- WHITAKER – WALTON – Mar. 17
– Wade Baker, 1715 Bartlett Dr., Anchorage, Alaska 99507
Among my Surry families are the HOWARDS, the ASHBURNS, and the WHITAKERS. Agnes Wells and Carol Snow write in their “Overseers of Roads (1807-1833)” of (1) “Howard’sFord on the Ararat River”, and (2) a road from Howard’s Ford to “Hafford’s Creek – Branch – Ford”. in 1869 my ggg-grandmother Levisa (WHITAKER) ASHBURN deeded to P!easant WALTON (3) “The Whitaker Storehouse Lot”, on The Rockford and Dobson Roads near old Howard’s Ford”. John ASHBURN (Levisa’s husband) deeded a tract to Silas WHITAKER on (4) Hamlin’s Branch”. Where were (1) “Howard’s Ford on the Ararat”, (2) “Hafford’s Creek-Branch-Ford” (somewhere near Double Creek – Hogan’s Creek – Skin Cabin), (3) The Whitaker Store, and (4) “Hamlin’s Branch”?

Gayle Braswell Ellison, Mar. 17
or POB 3144, Applegate, OR 97530, 541-846-7562
DOWELL – I would like to correspond with anyone searching the DOWELL family of Surry County (now Yadkin) during the period 1780 to 1850, specifically PETER DOWELL.

Judy S. Cardwell, Mar. 17
5300 Shattalon Dr. 330-D, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
WARDEN – BLEDSOE – MARSH – Seeking information on the Surry Co.,NC family of Isaiah WARDEN. b ca 1815 Surry Co.,NC. He married Paulina ??, b. ca 1824. Their children are Alex , b ca1843; Henderson, b ca 1845; William Isaiah, b ca 1847 married Charotte Temple BLEDSOE, daughter of Lewis BLEDSOE and Mary ”Polly” MARSH on 18 Nov 1867 in Surry Co.,NC; Wesley. b. ca 1848; Doseyon b ca 1849; Nancy, b ca 1854; Mary, b. ca 1857; : Lernuel, b ca 1858 and a foster child, Delfy b.ca1858. Any information on the WARDEN family is appreciated.

Judy S. Cardwell, Mar. 17
5300 Shattalon Dr. 330-D, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
BROWN – PIGG – COLLINS -FRANKLIN – Seeking information on the SurryCo., NC family of James BROW N, Sr. b. ca 1799 in Surry Co.. NC and Martha PIGG, b. ca 1803. Children in the household are, Martha PIGG b ca 1833; Jane PIGG, b. ca 1835; Barney/Burnett PIGG, b ca 1838, James BROWN,Jr. b ca1840/43; married Elizabeth E. COLLINS, daughter of Anthony J. COLLINS and Nancy FRANKLIN on 9 Sept 1865 in Surry Co., NC; Mary PIGG, b. ca 1844, Mike PIGG, b ca 1846: Sally PIGG, b ca 1848; and Thomas PIGG, b. ca 1850. Also living in the household is Jeremiah BROW N, b. ca 1760, brother to James BROWN. Any information on the BROWN or the PIGG family is appreciated.

Judy S. Cardwell, Mar. 17
5300 Shattalon Dr. 330-D, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
STANLEY – POINDEXTER – VENABLE – HARDY – DESPERATELY SEEKING photographs of John William STANLEY, b. Apr. 1866/68 in Surry Co.,NC, son of Lemuel Jackson STANLEY and Elizabeth E. HARDY. John William married Kary L. POINDEXTER, b. 22 Sept 1872 in Surry County, NC, daughter of Wiiliam Jiles POINDEXTER and Letitia STANLEY. John William died 18 Mar 1922 and Kary died 1 Dec 1931 both in Surry County, NC. They lived in the Stonyknoll Community and are both buried at Double Creek Church of Christ. Also, seeking picture of John and Kary’s daughter, Flora E. STANLEY, b. 28 Nov 1896 in Surry Co.,NC and married Grover Cleveland VENABLE in Surry Co.,NC on 27 Jun 1920. Flora died on 14 Apr. 1963 and is buried at Copeland Baptist Church. Flora and Cleve lived in the Copeland Community of Surry County, NC. I will gladly pay for copies of photos!!!

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