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Hope Ayo - 01/06/97 Searching for information or descendents of LUTHER WALTERS, born c. 1815 Franklin Co. GA. Married Anna Camp 30 Oct. 1839. By the 1870 census they are in Floyd County GA. Children were Harriet born 1842, Henry Picknew born 1844, Elizabeth born 1846, Cordelia born 1848, Joseph born 1849, William born 1853, Laura born 1856, James and George (twins) born 1858, Sarah born 1860, Julia born 1862, and Thomas born 1865. Any help appreciated and I have information to share.
Jeannie Rogers - 01/06/97 Researching Marshal Lazarus Smith (b1840) who married Susan Denson and Sarah Jane Drummond in Floyd Co. Other Floyd Co associated names are Denson, Harvey, and Webb. My Gedcom is posted at http://www.getnet.com/~jeannie
Reba Simkins - 01/06/97 I am Looking up SARTOR and in the GA. 1860 census index there is a W. M. Sorter in Floyd Co., CHULI DIST. I would like the census record or know the list of family and or people listed with him.
Cathy Youngblood - 01/13/97 I am researching the following names in Floyd County, GA - most in or near Rome. YOUNGBLOOD, SHANNON, CLIMER, ELLISON. I have the following: Rufus Preston YOUNGBLOOD, b. 1907, Rome, GA, m. 1. Nina Lea SHANNON (She d. about 1950 and was the daughter of Claude Dean SHANNON and Etta ELLISON.) Rufus Preston YOUNGBLOOD was the son of: James Brannon YOUNGBLOOD ( b, 1879, d. 1936) and Martha CLIMER (b. 1886 and d. 1954). They are buried in Wax Cemetery in Floyd County. Any help will be appreciated.
Mary Jane Pattillo - 01/13/97 Seeking information on Mary Lu DYER PATTILLO, daughter of Melvin Nathaniel DYER and grandaughter of Reverend Edwin DYER. This family were residents of Rome, Georgia in the 1800's. Mary Lu DYER PATTILLO was a graduate of Shorter College in 1886. Mary Lu married Henry Agustus PATTILLO after her graduation from Shorter College. Also seeking any information on Shorter College in Rome, Georgia.
Lawrence A. Gohagan, Sr. - 02/03/97 searching for info on Eliza S. [?] Lynch, who along with 2 children came to Floyd Co. from Habersham Co. between 1860 & 1870. [during the civil war] Habersham Co. census [1860] shows John Lynch B- circa 1834, Eliza S. B-circa 1836 Tenn. with a Son John M. Lynch B-c. 1862, Floyd Co. census [1870] shows that Eliza S. is living alone with John M. and a Daughter Mary C. so between 1862 & 1870 John Lynch left the Family [May have been killed civil war] The Daughter was named Mary Clementy Lynch [Who was my G-Grandmother] and was B-4/16/1863 Habersham Co. Died 3/7/1919 in Escambia Co. Al. Married William Thomas Kirby B-12/24/1858 in Ga. Died 3/20/1932 in Escambia Co. Al. and both are buried at Huxford Baptist church Cem.William Thomas Kirby was from Randolph Co. Al. Anyone with info. on these Family members would be appreciated very much, and will gladly trade info. with anyone interested, Thanks
Brewer - 02/03/97 James GREEN b 1796 Wilkes CO, GA, d 10 Feb 1878 Floyd CO. His wife was Elizabeth LINDSEY. Who were Elizabeth's parents? Their son, Frederick GREEN m Sarah E. GRIGGS 8 Sept 1838 Floyd CO. Who were Sarah's parents? Will share information.
Jackye Light -02/03/97 Doing research on Hewatt's. Rachel Elizabeth BENNETT died in Subligna, GA. Her husband, Willis Coleman Hewatt b 8 Mar 1842 in NC, married 5 Dec 1865 and d 23 Apr 1902 in West Armuchee Valley. There son, my ancestor, Joseph Marsh Hewatt was born 3 Apr 1873 in Greenbush, GA. Joseph Marsh Hewatt and his brother Richard, were involved in bootlegging around the turn of the century. Joseph took all the blame, clearing Richard, then left Georgia for the panhandle of Oklahoma, were he Homestead 160 acres. Joseph's other two brothers, one a doctor in the Armuchee Valley, the other thinking he had killed a negro, fled Georgia for North Texas South Oklahoma area. Willis was a known KKK member. Of course much of these details are family folklore, so I'm trying to make a definite link between Joseph Marsh and Willis Coleman HEWATT.
Michael D. Chambers -02/03/97 I am searching for any information on any of the following people: Ivanette ATKINS, born 23, APR 1903 to Warren McDonald ATKINS born, abt 1887 and Mary Janette TODD born, abt 1890. Warren and Mary were married abt 1902. She is my grandmother and great-grandparents. I appreciate any help that you can share.
Mike Troxell - 02/10/97 QUARLES: I'm looking for information on my great grandmother, Ellen Quarles. She was born in or near Rome, GA on March, 23, 1879.
Sandra Due -02/24/97 Searching for FIELD family in Rome, GA . Father, James Madison Field and mother Margaret H. Lewis around 1840/55. Daughter, Veronica married a Pulliam? and then divorced before June 1880.
John Carpenter - 02/24/97 FORBES Collin Edgar Forbes was born in Elbert (now Madison) county GA in 1796. Sometime after that, his family moved to Floyd county. His father's name was John. John fought in War of 1812. Both Forbes were farmers and Cumberland Presbyterian ministers. Collin Forbes moved to Mary Robertson in TN. Lived in AL, moved to TX in 1845 or 1846. Buried in Andice cemetary, Williamson co, TX, near last church he founded, Oak Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Would like any information on Forbes family, before, during, or after Floyd Co. Marriages, births, kinships.
Greg Young -02/24/97 WIGGINS - EARLY I am looking for information on the families of Alfred WIGGINS (1822-1849) and his wife, Delilah EARLY (1821-1909). Alfred's parents were Lewis and Sarah Wiggins, and Delilah's parents were James P. and Nancy P. Early. After Alfred's death, the family moved to St. Clair Co., AL.
"DENNIS" Brian Keith -02/24/97 Looking for any info on Rhoda Ellen HANSFORD born 14 APR 1839 in Rome, Ga. Married Unknown surname EADS. They moved to Birmingham, Al. Also looking for info on Jacob F. KELLY 1844-1909 and buried in Rome, Wife Levicy JOHNSON and his parents Andrew Allen KELLY and Elizabeth STONE. Other names from area are JENKINS, JOHNSON and AYER. I have other details if anyone needs it.
Mike Troxell - 02/24/97 (UPDATE) I am searching for any information about my ggrandmother, Ellen Quarles. b. 3/23/1879 or 1881 in or near Rome, GA. Her father was Rowe Quarles. Mother was named Delia.
Joan Marie Meyering - 02/24/97 Would like to exchange information regarding any HARBIN families.
Bill Selph - 02/24/97 Trying to find the parents and correct name for my Great Grandmother: Matilda Jane (DeMoney or Demonia) not sure? Born 8 NOV 1868 Cave Spring GA. Married 19 NOV 1884 to George Thomas (Kemp or Camp) born 8 MAR 1865 (somewhere). My Grandmother was May Bell Kemp born 18 AUG 1886 in Rome GA. Matilda's parents were a Frenchman and a Cherokee woman, names unknown.
Bill D. - 03/10/97 Seeking infor. James Madison Field,b.31 Oct 1816 m.Marguerite H. Lewis,b. 27 Jan 1815. Married 28 Jan. 1836. My husband des. through his daughter, Veronica M. who married first a Pulliam and then, Due. Would appreciate any help, and share.
Mary Jane Pattillo - 03/10/97 Searching for FIELD family in Rome, Floyd Co., GA . Father, James Madison FIELD and mother Margaret H. LEWIS around 1840/55. Daughter was Malinda Annulet FIELD who married Melvin Nathaniel DYER. This query connects with the query of Sandra DUE. Malinda Annulet FIELD was the sister of Margaret Veronica FIELD.

W. O. Mills III - 03/10/97 I am looking for any information on PHILLIP WILLIAM HARVEY - Born June 28, 1900 in Forrestville, Floyd County, Son of David and Mary Elizabeth _______. PW Harvey is believed to have two siblings - Mary Harvey and Andrew Harvey. He was on boats until he jumped ship in Texas. Thanks for taking the time to read this.

Wendy - 03/10/97 Seeking correspondence with descendants of the KIGHT families of Floyd CO.,GA.

Cindy Dyer - 03/10/97 I am looking for information on the parentage of Gad MORRIS. Gad was born abt 1830. His fathers name is James MORRIS, his mother's name is unknown. All we know is that she was suppose to have been a full blood Cherokee, sister to the Chief. Gad lived in Floyd County until 1870 when he moved to Prairie Co., AR. He was md to Elizabeth WANSLEE 6 Jun 1852 in Floyd County. She was the daughter of Nathan WANSLEE and Grizzel TURNER. Any information would be appreciated.

Crutch - 03/10/97 I am searching for information about my great grandparents, Jesse B. Leming and Molly Jane Catlett. They were married in Floyd County in 1876. The family is listed in the Floyd County census in 1880. They moved to Hot Spring Co., Ark. sometime between 1880 and 1882, when he was killed in a railroad accident. I am unable to find any records of their parents. There are Lemings listed in the Floyd County censuses, but Jesse in not listed in any of the families. I would appreciate any help.
Mathias - 03/10/97 Zadock Moore was in Floyd County Georgia when his son James Madison Moore was born March 23, 1844. The family later migrated to Tallapoosa County, Alabama. Zadock Moore had a sister Elizabeth who married J. Hargiss in Bartow County in 1837. Zadock's parents were Levi and Charit y Moore. Does anyone have any information on this family?
Scott Dooley - 03/10/97 SURNAMES: BARRON, MOORE I am searching for information on my gggrandparents, James A. BARRON, born 1815, died, 1868 and Henrietta Adair MOORE BARRON born 1820, died 1882. Their daughter, Isabella Ann Eliza BARRON, was born Jan.6, 1845 in Rome, GA, Floyd County. Would appreciate any information.
Mary Bonsal - 03/24/97 Wish to be in touch with any one researching the Hoag/Hogue/Hogg line of Floyd County, Georgia.
Lisa Wilson - 03/24/97 Researching - Henry G. PULLEN, b. Rome, Floyd Co., GA; m. Laura Ellen HOWELL, b. Rockford, TN; daughter; Virgie Bell PULLEN, b. 21 Jul 1874, Cleveland, Bradley Co., TN. From the mother and daughter being born in TN, I presume Henry migrated to TN before marrying and having children. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
William L. Boulineau - 03/24/97 My wife is a descendant of both the HARGROVE and the FORT families of Floyd Co. I would appreciate any information on either family.
Mary Ann McTee - 03/31/97 Seeking info on JOHN CHRISTIANBERRY BRUSTER/BREWSTER m MARY MCSPADDEN. Mary is living in Floyd Co in 1880. Any leads are appreciated.
Bill Deal - 03/31/97 Am researching the DEAL, AWTREY and EVERETT families who lived in the area of Everett Springs in Floyd County from about 1840 to 1850, having moved from the original Henry Count, GA area. About 1850, some of the various families migrated to Tuscaloosa County, AL. Am especially interested in finding traces of Elkania and/or Euphemia EVERETT. Will be in Rome, GA area April 5, '97; sincerely appreciate any info on cemeteries, etc. to search while there.
MR Wright - 03/31/97 ABERNATHY I am searching for information on the Abernathy family who lived in rome prior to the Cival War. Miles J Abernathy moved to Fayette Co alabama after the war. Family tradition has it that this family owned silk mills before the war in rome. Please contact me at MR_wright@bellsouth.net if you have anything to share or need information on the Abernathy family in AL
Mary Russell -04/07/97 My GGGrandfather JOHN D. LOVE was born in ROME GA. June 27, 1832. His family lived in Cherokee Co. Alabama. I am wondering why they went to Rome Ga. to have a child. His mother was Martha J. McCalman and his father was Byler Love. What was Rome Ga in 1832?
Annette Herrington -04/07/97 Seek additional info on ancestors/descendants of George Washington HORTON (b. 15 Dec 1826 in SC, d. Floyd County on 5 Nov 1904) &/or Mary "Caroline" HAMMOND of Horton's Bend (Rosedale), wife of George Washington HORTON. She was born in GA 26 May 1830 and died in Floyd County 5 Nov 1902. Both are buried in Mt. Vernon Baptist Cemetery near Rosedale (Horton's Bend). Her nephew was Levi HAMMOND, M.D., who died in 1919 in flu epidemic. Am working on a HORTON family history & will gladly exchange info.
Donna Nichols - 04/07/97 I am searching surnames Turner, Mull, and Fleming. My grandmother was Carrie Victoria Mull Turner and was born in Rome, Ga in 1898. She died in 1971 and is buried in Rome. Her mother was Martha Cowen Mull and her father was Joesph Mull. All are buried in Rome. My Grandfather was Donald Fleming Turner and he was born in Rome, Ga in 1900 and died in 1950 and is buried in Rome. His mother's name was Sarah Fleming Turner.
Vivien A. Payne - 04/14/97 Looking for information on BURKE family. FFIE CAROLINE BURKE b.1837 m. THADEUS HIRUM COBB 1853 probably in Floyd Co.They moved to Alabama and on to Texas in the mid 1850's. FRANCIS BURKE was an innkeeper in Rome about 1830-1840 possibly EFFIE's father.
Anne Barrett Chamlee - 04/28/97 Trying to locate in GA: JEFFERSON DAVIS CHAMLEE (Chamblee?) born in the 1880's. Married Minnie Alice Miles of Texas. Sons: Fred, Roy, Elmer Onice, Ermon ("Dutch"), and Wick. Trying to make the connection.
Wright - 04/28/97 My name is Wright and am researching some Floyd lines who went to and thru GA. Some stayed and some went on to AL, TX, etc.
Robert Rhudy- 04/28/97 Looking for information on Stephen Rhudy and other Rhudy relatives. Stephen died 10 Jul 1863, in Rome, Floyd County, GA.

PWesterfield - 04/28/97 Seeking information on John C, Moore wife Harriet. He was in 1860 Floyd County Census. I want to know if they traveled to Arkansas.
SAMMIE PETTITT - 04/28/97 Researching PATMAN. Originally from Oglethorpe Co. Moved on to Texas.
Peggy S. Duty - 04/28/97 If the cemeteries in Floyd County have been published, could someone please check to find a death and burial record for Susannah Catlett Stoe/Stowe who died after 1839. She and husband William Stoe moved to Rome about 1834. Son Leban born in 1839 but cannot find her with William in 1850. If there is a headstone, needs all dates from it.

Vivian Eakes Hull - 04/28/97 Vivian Eakes Hull searching for information on BANISTER/BANNISTER in Floyd Co. GA. J.J. BANISTER died in Floyd Co. on Sept 20,1924. His widow Mrs. T.E. Banister states in pension application that they were married on July 22, 1873 in Cherokee AL. I am trying to find a connection to my BANISTERS. J.J. BANISTER served in the 17th ALA Infantry as did my g-grandfather David Monroe BANISTER and his father William M. BANISTER. ANY information whatsoever on Floyd Co. Banisters would be helpful.
Frank N Orris - 04/28/97 I was wondering if it would be possible to also highlight the family names about whom we are inquiring. Then it would be alot easier to scan the notes. Don't get me wrong, I am thankful for all the work and effort that goes into this project.

Robert Gettle - 04/28/97 JOHNSON, JOHN A. born in Floyd Co. Dec. 22, 1817. He married SARAH OR SALLIE ANGELINE OGLESBY. Unknown if they were married in Floyd Co. or elsewhere. Her dad was JAMES S. OGLESBY John died in the battle of Oakhills in Springfield, MO Aug 10,1861. Any info on either person is greatly appreciated.
C. Kenter - =4/28/97 PILGRIM - PRUETT - MATHEWS all lived at one time in Floyd County, GA. George Washington PILGRIM, Jr. was born in Floyd Co., GA abt. 1840, he married Nancy Cemantha Pruett of Cherokee County, AL, they lived near Coosa, Floyd county. George Washington PILGRIM, Sr was born in Old Pendleton County, SC and move to Habersham County before moving with his brother Micheal PILGRIM to Floyd County because of a Land Grant for services render to the government. The sons of George Washington Pilgrim, Sr served in the Sardis Volunteers, in the Confederate Army. Any information that anyone has on my family lines, I would appreciate hearing from you. We lost some of the womens lines when they married and then stayed behind when the Pilgrim clan moved on after the Civil War was over and Sherman did his dirty work in Floyd County.
Lynn Gaas 04/28/97 I'm researching the HUNT and HENDERSON families in Floyd Co., GA. Specifically Samuel B. HUNT and Sarah Adeline HENDERSON. I have much information on the Hunt ancestry, but nothing on HENDERSON. This family lived in Rome and later in Silver Creek.
Nancy Smith - 04/28/97 I am interested in finding out about my great grandfather, George Owens, who was killed in a railroad accident in Chattooga County in 1889. He and his wife (Sarah Watters Owens) lived in Floyd County. He left several small children. I am also interested in the Watters line. I wondered if Sarah were any relation to the Floyd County pioneer, Joseph Watters. Other lines I research are the York families. (I have lots of pictures,) the Parks families, and the Pledgers. I have more info on the Pledgers than the other lines. I would love to share information.
Dave & Nancy Phillips - David Leon Phillips 04/28/97 Looking for information on Martha E. "Mattie" WRIGHT, = b: 1848 GA., d: abt 1921 = buried Sardis Methodist Church Cemetery Silver Creek, (Floyd Co), GA = m: Dec 27, 1863 to Thomas Alsey JACKSON. Do you have any records showing the exact death date of Martha E. "Mattie" WRIGHT JACKSON and that she and Thomas are buried at Silver, Creek? I am researching WRIGHT, JACKSON, CHANDLER, STRINGER, McGEE, FAGALA, PHILLIPS ancestor lines....Thanks for your help.
Terrel Shields - 05/05/97 POST, William L. [b. 1795] and Elizabeth CHAPMAN [b.1805] were m. in Floyd Co. ca. 1938. A William POST and Elizabeth w/ 6 children were in NW Arkansas in 1850 and 1860 census. Eliz. was absent in 1860 [died??] & they lived near a MARTIN POST. Other POSTs marrying in Floyd Co. GA were Samuel? Children were John, Joseph, Pleasant, Caroline, Alzira [sp?], and JOHN B. all born in GA except eldest child, parents given as born in SC. Oldest John was 6 at time of marriage??? suggesting William may have been widower. Reinforced by having 2 Johns in family. 5 of the POSTS were reported killed by Bushwhackers during the Civil War near Logan Community in Benton Co., AR. I am seeking anyone who may have info on this family. Were these the same who married in Floyd Co. as those who died in AR. Were they related to Samuel or Martin? Did any survive? Eldest would have been 27 at start of CW. Did he fight? Someone carved POST in 5 stones and erected sometime after Civil War. Those stones were removed by landowner but well remembered by some still alive. Who carved their stones if no family survived?
Vivian J. Worthington - 05/05/97 DOWDY and MILLER: I am trying to locate my gggrandparents. James C. DOWDY b 1815 GA and Rachel MILER b 1822 GA married in Floyd county on August 6, 1837. This is the first record that I have of them. They settled in Gordon County with a family of 10 children. Any help with this family MILLER OR DOWDY would be most helpful.
Rose - 05/05/97 LEE - Searching for information about JOHN LEE, b. 1819 in Kentucky, lived in Floyd county per 1850 and 1860 Census. Wife was LOUISA (maiden name unknown). Children included JESSE, NANCY, LOIS, MARTIN, JEFFERSON, CASARILLA, and VICTORIA.
Leo Stevens - 05/12/97 Looking for information on Edwin Lee Brown thought to have been born in Rome, Ga on Dec. 27, 1891. Trying to connect with Brown family from Thomasville, Ga. Father was Edwin Lee Brown b. May 1864 and married Mary Taylor somewhere around 1885. Had 7 children.
Linda Smallwood - 05/19/97 I am researching the following surnames: KELLY, FITZHUGH, OREAR, SMALLWOOD. My g-grandfather Andrew Jackson KELLY migrated to Arkansas from Rome GA area sometime following the Civil War. His wife was Rebecca C. and they had the following children: John Henry Barney, Elias Layfette, Lula, Janie Dora. Andrew Jackson KELLY served in the NC infantry in the Civil War.
Louise Bruce - 05/19/97 I am seeking more info on John A. Ferguson, Her was born in Floyd Co. Georgia on 3 April 1838, He moved to Arkansas with his father, mother and family, Who were John's Father & Mother? any help would be greatly appreciated.
Carlene Rhodes - 05/19/97 Would someone please check the 1840 AND 1850 Census Index and tell me if there is a FRANCES MARION AUTREY/AWTREY/AWTRY/AUTRY -or any one with these names.
SCHBUSDRV - 05/26/97 I'm looking for any information on Joseph Allen Wade, and John Wade brothers of an unknown family of Floyd Co. Ga. John was married to Sara Allaly they had 7 or 8 boys one was named Hampton Wade. Joe Wade was Married to Angeline Griffith 5 children Angeline, George, Joseph Allen and Frances and John Washington Wade from which my line comes. he was born July 4, 1848 Rome Ga. they were in Rome until moving to Sandy Mountain in 1867. Any help is greatly appreciated.
Jim Baucom - 05/26/97 HENDERSON 1850 Floyd Co. census a Frances Henderson (female) as head of family b NC: William NC 22, John N NC 21, James NC 18, Martha NC 17, Eliza NC 14, John NC 13 Sandy NC 12 (male), Wesley NC 10, Emily NC 8, Alfred NC 1/12, Frances and youngest four boys moved to Morgan Co., AL by 1860 census. Alfred is my anastor. Need father of Alfred and his mother's maiden name. Older children stayed in Floyd Co. and Sandy (alexander) may have returned to Floyd Co from AL a married a lady in 1870? Thanks!

Ben Reynolds - 01/06/97 Seeking other descendants of William REYNOLDS and Sarah BOBO. Their children were: Benajah Houston, James Marion, Letty, Willis Heard, Melissa and Lewis. Have details to share.

Barbara Linn - 06/02/97 Searching: HIGGINS in the Walker County, Floyd County, GA areas. C. Pearce HIGGINS b: abt.1855 (listed in the 1900 Walker Co. Census, LaFayette District #871, page 185A. Married Mary J. Norman b: abt.1873 (Married on Aug. 17, 1884 Walker Co.GA) Children are: William L.(b:1884), James A. (b: 1885), Maggie L. (b:1887), Glenn J. (b:1891), SAMUEL T. HIGGINS (b: 1896 d: 1942 Rome, GA), and Cicero (b:1898) I have an obit of Sam T. Higgins, Rome Ga. 1942, it states another brother not listed on the 1900 Census record as Gordon Higgins. The obit also states that Samuel's family had moved to Floyd County, Rome, GA from Walker County, GA. It lists the sister's as Mrs. Burl BRACKETT, and Mrs. John ARNOLD. All siblings living at that time (1942) in the Rome, Atlanta, and Dalton areas of GA. Samuel T. Higgins had one son known so far, Samuel T. HIGGINS, Jr. Mother is still Unknown. Samuel T. HIGGINS Jr. married Catherine G. Griffiths from England, they had 3 sons: Peter Richard, Daniel Thomas and David Samuel HIGGINS.
Carrol Jean - 06/09/97 KINSER - Joseph Greenberry Kinser and his wife Eliza Jane Donnan Kinser lived in Floyd County after their marriage in Polk County, GA in 1874. They moved to Alabama ? in late 1880s or 1890s. Does anyone want to share information on this family?
Edwin Allcorn - 06/09/97 I am searching for information on James and Permina (Permadia) ALLCORN. James was born c. 1798 and Permina c. 1808, both somewhere in Georgia. Permina's maiden name is unknown. They lived in Jackson County in 1830, and moved to Floyd County prior to 1840 census. They had at least 10 children: Elizabeth A., Nancy Catherine (m. John Harvey WASHINGTON 12/24/1851), Sarah Ann (m. Wm H. ROGERS 9/28/1851), Mary Jane (m. Jas. D. Young 3/6/1860), Emily A, Wilmuth W. (m. Lewis FLOYD 3/18/1869), Wm. Smith (m. Mary A. ? who died young, then m. Louisa June COOPER May. Moved to Alabama in 1890's), Louisa Aubrey (m. John P FELTON 3/1/1866), John C.D. who lived in Bangs, TX in 1925, and Calora M Allcorn. I also find a Catherine D Allcorn b. 4/1/1800; d. 2/12/1896 who is buried in Silver Creek Methodist Cemetery, where some of the girls are buried. She could be a sister to James. Any information on the above families will be greatly appreciated.
Rodney M. Roberts - 06/09/97 WALTERS, JOHNSON. I am seeking any info. on William Howard JOHNSON Abt. 1841 and his Wife Kitty Ann WALTERS Abt 1845. Williams Father Was Lundrum or Landrum JOHNSON . Kitty's father was John WALTERS and mother was Sarah ?. They left somewhere around Rome Ga after the Civil War and came to Arkansas Around 1870. Any help or information would be greatly appreciated.
shirley B.Harper - 06/16/97 I am looking for descendants of a James STEWART who was born in K&Q Co. VA 1805, who was in Floyd Co. GA by at least 1840 & 1850 census. He was married to Mary Cary SHIELDS. James' sister Sarah Smith STEWART married Chapman Simpson SHIELDS and they too were in Floyd Co. The mother of James and Sarah Smith STEWART, Jane Quarles (Nunn) STEWART died at Cave Springs, Floyd Co. 1840.
Linda Howard - 06/16/97 I am looking for any information on HOWARDS who lived in Floyd Co. GA around the 1860's. Angus MacDonald HOWARD married Nancy Ann LEE. Angus was born in 1820 in Sampson Co. NC and served in the Alabama Calvary during the Civil War. His son, James Robert Henry HOWARD was born in Floyd Co. in 1866. Later both Angus and his son ended up in Tuscaloosa AL. where Angus died in 1897. James married Lula Monica MILLS in AL.
GYLE E. O'NEAL - 06/16/97 Looking for information on Horatio WHITMIRE. Supposely was Capt. of Homeguard that was formed near the end of the Civil War. Their guard was form to protect the neighborhood. Guard was supposely made up of men who favored Union forces. Two men in this homeguard were from Cherokee Co., Al - James and Joseph O'NEAL. Any information on Whitmire or the O'Neals would be appreciated.
R. Brooks - 06/16/97 I am seeking information on WILLIAM MORRIS, JR, wife MARGARET E BOWIE MORRIS. They are on 1860 Floyd county Census and Margaret is on 1870 Census as head of household. Who was WILLIAM MORRIS JR father? Is the William Morris Sr of Cobb Co ("the First Hundred years - Cobb County Ga, P.68) the father of this William Jr.? I suspect he is because this William Morris Sr had a son named "Saxton". My William Morris Jr. named one of his sons "Sexton". I have made two trips to Rome and one to Atlanta Archives (from Oklahoma) searching for answer to this puzzle! Thanks for any help
R. Brooks - 06/16/97 Seeking information on parents of FREDRICK THOMAS GRIFFIN. Lived in Floyd County at least 1858 (date of marriage recorded in Rome) till he died 1865 (contracted TB while in Confederate army -- died at home). His widow, Amanda Swillling Griffin lived the rest of her life near Rome. Who was Fredrick Thomas Griffin? I have his military records, his wife's history for several generations back, all his descendants but can't find out anything about his life before he married Amanda.
Davie Williams - 06/16/97 I would like to know the relationship between the Yarbrough family, Henry Hicks family and Eli Hardin family. I would like to correspond with any descendants of these families, as well as Cadell and Liddel families, who were with my Hicks family in Little Sand Valley. Can anyone tell me if William H. Hardin is the nephew or brother of my ggg grandmother, Mary Holly Barton Hicks. Was she the daughter of John Barton and Polly/Patsy Hardin, who was the daughter of Valentine Hardin and Margaret Castleberry? Is this the reason that Eli Hardin was the Administrator of the estate of Henry W. Hicks? Also, could someone tell me the relationship of Henry W. Hicks and the Vann family. He was killed in an accident on the Vann farm in 1860. He was digging a well and an explosive blew up and a rock lodged in his check near his heart and he lived for only a few days.
Vivian Eakes Hull - 06/23/97 looking for living BANISTER family members in Floyd County GA. who might be able to help me with my BANISTER research. I have considerable information to share and now believe that a sibling of my g-gfather David M. BANISTER settled in Floyd County, GA. Several of these siblings and their father served in the 17th ALA Infantry. Anyone having knowledge of BANISTERS who might have information or a family BIBLE is asked to contact Vhull@aol.com. If anyone would checke the phone directories for phone numbers and addresses of BANISTERS in Floyd Co. I would be most appreciative.
Pamela Harper - 06/23/97 I am researching HARPER and MCDONALD lines in Rome. I know my g-gfather, Charles Mallory HARPER was born in Rome in 1839 and died there in 1909. My g-g mother, Georgia MCDONALD, died in Rome in 1905 at age 59. Both are buried in Myrtle Hill Cemetery. I am looking for their antecedents. My grandfather, Donald HARPER, was born around 1870s. He went to college in Macon, then moved to NY. His sister, Joy HARPER, (unmarried), died in Rome around 1965.
Pamela HARPER - 06/23/97 I am researching my gg-grandfather and gg-grandmother, Charles M. and Georgia MCDONALD HARPER. He was born in Rome, Ga. in 1839 where he died in 1909. Georgia was born elsewhere, I believe, and died in Rome in 1905. Both are buried in Myrtle Hill Cemetery. I am trying to research HARPER line. Charles' middle name, I believe, was MALLORY, which may be a family name, possibly his mother's maiden name. One of their children was my grandfather, Donald HARPER, who spent most of his life in NY and in France. Another family surname is THORNTON.
Maria Hibbert - 06/30/97 I'm searching for my mother DOROTHY MAI MORRELL, nee RAPER, who I haven't seen since I was 5 years old. Her birth certificate shows her father's name as Z(?) O.H Raper, with his place of birth being Rome, Georgia. My mother was born in Chattanooga, Tn in 1930. Her Birth Certificate shows her father's age as 41 in 1930. He married Evelyn Thomas of Chattanooga, Tn. His occupation was lineman. I thought perhaps I might have relatives in the Rome, Floyd County, Georgia area who may have some information about my family. My mother and father, Charles Morrell were married in Lakeview, Ga and divorced in Wichita Falls, Tx in 1952. If my RAPER grandparents remained in the area, and are buried there, maybe an obituary is available with some information. My name is Maria and a friend, Janice, is sending this query for me. If you could put me in touch with someone who may be able to help me, I'd be forever grateful!
Wendell Stephens - 06/30/97 I am seeking information on JOHN E. SMITH who was a well known business man in ROME, GA. in the 1930's. John was born in Cherokee County, Bluffton, AL. December 23, 1877 he was killed in Floyd County, GA. on July 11, 1933. John was married to ROXIE RAY on February 03, 1907 in Polk County, GA. At the time of his death his daughter RACHEL SMITH, who married a GUISE, lived in Chattanooga, Tn. Lillian Smith, who married a Harris, lived in Atlanta, GA. and one daughter who married H. H. Hendrick, her name is unknown, livied in Floyd, County, GA. John and Roxie divorced in 1927 and in 1928 Roxie married W. S. Berryhill. In 1931 John moved to Atlanta, GA. and opened a Resturant. I am working on the Smith Family Tree and would like to find his children or grandchildren. My e-mail address is wend@bellsouth.net. My name is Edna Smith Stephens I live at 901 Orchard Mill Lane, Lawrenceville, GA. Telephone 770-995-7109.
Shane Hill - 07/07/97 I am looking for information on the COLWELL/CALDWELL, SMITH, & COX families in Floyd Co. James Draden COLWELL married Martha E. DOSS 1st (Oct. 21, 1860) and Mary Delia SMITH 2nd (July 19, 1866) in Floyd Co. I would like to know who James Draden COLWELL & Mary Delia SMITH's parents are. I am also seeking information on Jeremiah COX, who married Martha WILSON in Floyd Co. on Nov. 4, 1841. John Cox's father was John COX (b: 1804 in North Carolina). They lived in Floyd Co. before 1870 and later moved to Clark Co., Arkansas.
Debra Oliver - 07/07/97 The GNIS shows that there is a Dykes (historical) populated place and a Dykes church in Floyd County, GA. The historical marker or populated place is near Wax and the church is near Shannon. I am researching a William Dykes b. late 1700s who married Pheobe Singleton, who came from Georgia and I wondered if anyone could get me some information on these two name places. Maybe a Dykes family connected with these two places. William Dykes later came to LA.
Barbara Jarvis - 07/07/97 I am on a dead-end search for the family of my grandmother, Minnie F. Smith. She was born in Alabama in May 1863. Her father was a full blood Cherokee Indian but her mother was white from GA. This is the story as I have been able to piece it togather. Her father * Smith was a Riverboat owner and Captain. The family lived on the boat so they were never counted in any census. When the boat was sunk by the Yankees in the early days of the Civil War, Capt Smith brought his wife back to his family home in Ala where Minnie was born. After the war they went back to the river and Ark. The first documentation that I can find is Minnie's marriage to James Solonia Mack in 1881 in St Francis Co. Ark. I do not know her fathers first name or her mothers name but I do have a clue in the name of Minnies Children. Her first son is named for her father in Law, her second son is named for his father and her third son is named Teggert or Taggert. I betting that this was her mothers maiden name. She was probably from a county that bordered Ala that was from the old Cherokee lands. Do you have any marriage records of 1850's that would show *Taggert to *Smith? This might give me the breakthrough that I need. Thank you.
gary kennedy - 07/14/97 I am looking for any information concerning a SOLOMON PAGE OR HENRY KIGHT that won land in the 1832 LOTTERY. SOLOMON rec'd land in district 22 in the 3rd section, lot #289 on the south east corner of Floyd Co.Ga. HENRY recd land in dist. 14 on the NE corner, which may be Murray Co. now.
J. John - 07/14/97. Nona Johnson 7/8/97 Am searching for info on Ralph SUIT, wife Eliza. They may have been born in Tenn. and they lived in Rome, GA. around 1880, as that was the approx. time my grandfather, their son, was born.
David Cates - 07/14/97. I am searching for Joseph FORD Born 1802. Married Sarah SMITH Born 1804. They lived most of their life in Rome, and Joseph also owned an inn by or at Cave Springs. They had at least two childern, Joseph A. FORD born 1831, and Martha Gee Ford b. 24 Jun 1849 (There must have been more). Joseph migh have been born in Elbert Co. and had a mother named Elizebeth.
John Carrol Jones - 07/14/97 I am searching for information and descendants of WILLIAM LOUIS JONES, born 11/14/1854 in DeKalb County, GA. He was the son of C.M. Jones and Sarah Francis Carroll. William Louis Jones married Vida Wheeler on 02/20/1880 (probably in Bartow County, GA.) In 1895, William Louis Jones was a farmer in Floyd County. At one time, he and his family resided in Cave Spring, GA. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
John Carrol Jones - 07/14/97. I am searching for information and descendants of CHARLES WILEY JONES (03/13/1857--06/18/1917), born in DeKalb County, GA, son of C.M. Jones and Sarah Francis Carroll. He married Ella Cunyus on 11/16/1881. In 1910, Charles Wiley Jones was a farmer in Rome, GA. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Joan Marie Meyering - 07/14/97 HARBIN/HARBEN - Would like to know anythign about Nathaniel HARBIN who m Elizabeth ?. They had two known kids: 1) Oliver Wiley b 1835 in Lumpkin Co, m Mary Ann CARLTON 20 July 1854 in Floyd County, and d 30 November 1910 and 2) Nathaniel B. b 1839. There could very well have been other kids. Elizabeth is on the 1850 census in Murray County, and 1860 in Whitfield County. What is her last name? When were they married? When did he die and where? Any other kids? Who were his siblings and parents? Greedy, aren't I? Seriously, I would really appreciate any help with this family. Thank you.
Carlene Rhodes - 07/14/97 I have lost my ancestors in 1870 Rome GA. Surname is AUTRY/AWTRY/AUTREY, Francis Marion b:1838 GA.. wife: Frances C. (Biggerstaff or Scoggins) b:1841 GA. They are found in Rome through 1880 Census and then moved to Titus County, Tx. in 1895.
Jerry Goss - 07/14/97 Looking for relatives of James B Goss thought to have died in Floyed Co 1923.
Hope Whitmire Ayo - 07/21/97 Am searching for descendants of LUTHER WALTERS (WATTERS, WATERS) and ANNA CAMP. Luther was born in 1816 and is listed in the 1840, 1850 and 1860 census in Franklin County Ga. By 1870 he listed in the Floyd County Census. Luther and Anna's children were Harrison born 1841,Harriet born 1842, Henry Pickney born 1844, Elizabeth born 1846, Cordelia born 1848, Joseph born 1849, William born 1853, Laura born 1856, James and George (twins) born 1858, Sarah born 1860, Julia born 1862 and Thomas born 1865. Luther is a brother to my gg grandfather. I have much information to share.
KAY - 07/21/97 Joseph M. GOOGE b. 1812 married Elizabeth ROGERS (RODGERS) b. 1820 in SC or GA. Were living in Silver Creek area of Floyd Co., in 1845 when son, Elias Rogers GOOGE. was born. They moved to North MS. Had other children: William J., Sallie A., Martha A., J.H., Jack, and Rosa Lee. Any help on GOOGE name appreciated. Will share what I have. Thanks.
KAY - 07/21/97 D. Nelson (Doc) CRAYTON of Paulding Co. had son Thomas Jefferson Crayton who died in late 1880's in accident in Floyd Co. T.J. was 1st married to Caroline Matilda HOWELL, daughter of Crocer or Crocker HOWELL who moved to Floyd Co. from SC mid 1800's. Searching for other descendants of Crocer HOWELL and Thomas Jefferson CRAYTON (CRATON). Thanks.
WALTER DAVIS - 07/21/97 Looking for info on my great great grand parents, Alston Vanburen Anthony and Susan Reynolds. Both are buried in the Cave Spring Cemetery on hwy 411 in Cave Spring, Ga. They had the following children: Mary Elizabeth, Cynthia Virginia, Margaret Viloa who married Jesse Burns, James Barton (my great-grand father), John Lee, Anna Reynolds Anthony who married James H. Metcalf, Madonna Elizabeth who married U. G. Neuhauser and Fannie Daisy who married C. C. Daniel.
Hoogus - 07/27/97 Jonah David SELMAN (b. c1881, m. Lottie Lee SCOGGINS) children Jessie (female, b 1908, d?), William Buford (b. 1910), Roy (b.1913, d. c1995), Gordon (b. 1915), Clyde (b. 1919), James (b. 1923, d. ?). Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Herbert D. Hendricks - 07/27/97 Seek information on James (b 1804) and Perry (b 1806) Hendricks brothers to Henry Hendricks Jr (b 1809) m Margaret Couch in SC in 1829/30. All brothers born in Pickens Co., SC. James and Perry left Pickens Co., SC in early 1830s for Georgia. James and Perry Hendricks and their family are listed in 1850 census of Floyd Co., Ga. One brother married a girl from Georgia and the other from South Carolina. Both brothers named their first girl child Nancy after their grandmother who was married to Henry Hendricks Sr (b Newberry Co., SC ca 1770) (m Nancy Major b VA.). Seek information on their stay in Floyd Co., Georgia and where their descendants are located.
R. V. Huff - 08/04/97 Rick & Myrna DeJournett Huff-- looking for DEJOURNETT descendents of JOHN COOK DEJOURNETTE m. March 19, 1835, in Cherokee County, GA to LOUISA MATILDA NELSON, B. July l5, 1817, Canton, GA; Louisa died Dec. 17, 1893, Rome, GA, and is buried in Myrtle Hill Cem. In business with J. T. Riley under the name of DeJournett & Riley until the Civil War, when the firm closed out. Children all born at Rome except two: Nancy Keziah (m. Jerry Johnston), William, Robert Daniel, James Rufus, Henrietta Jane (m. David Veal), Martha E. (m. Sam Knox), Mary Eliza (m. Ed Gibson), John Franklin, Florence Virginia (m. Ed Holder), Claude Eugene, and Homer H.
William Golden - 08/04/97 ISO any information on a Green Golden or a Hambright family. Green Golden, b.circa 1835-1840, came to Rome, GA, from Kentucky where he supposedly met a local woman and married her. He then had a number of children. One was John Hambright Golden (b.1860) who married a Miss Mary Elizabeth Bridges of Rome, GA. Their issue was: Gladys Cook Golden, Bessie Golden, Henry Roosevelt Golden, John Wesley Golden, Myrtle Covey Golden, and 3-4 more unknown children.
Jack Edward Buice - 08/04/97 My great grandfather, Elijah Eagleton Buice, was born in 1828 in Tennessee of unknown parents from South Carolina. He was married in 1849 to Eliza Margaret West, daughter of Milton Peter West and Cynthia Meadows. My grandfather, Edward Meshac Buice/Byce, was born in Dade County, Georgia in 1861. He married Frances Dollian Johnson, Daughter of Pleasant Paine Johnson, in Rome, Georgia, Christmas day, 1887. Elijah moved with all his family from Rome, Georgia to Hill County, Texas about 1898. Eligah died in Hill County, Texas in 1902. Elijah was living with his new Wife Margaret in the house of Valentine Buice/Bice/Brice in the 1850 Walker County, Georgia Census.
Jack Edward Buice - 08/04/97 My great grandfather, Elijah Eagleton Buice, was born in Tennessee in 1828 of unknown parents from South Carolina. In 1849 he married Eliza Margaret West, daughter of Milton Peter West and Cynthia Meadows. Elijah and Margaret were living in the household of Valentine Buice/Bice/Brice in the 1850 Walker County, Georgia census. Elijah was living in Dade County, Georgia with his family in the 1860 census. My grandfather, Edward Meshac Buice, was born Dade County, Georgia in 1861. Elijah was living in Floyd County, Georgia in 1870 - 1890. Elijah moved with all his family from Floyd County to Hill County, Texas about 1899. Elijah died in Hill County, Texas in 1902.
Jack Edward Buice - 08/04/97 My great grandfather was Pleasant Paine Johnson. He was married to Louisa/Luiser J.. They are both burried in the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church cemetery in Floyd County. Children were: D.J.; C.E. "Evelyn"; Martha W.; S.J. "Sarah"; Pleasant Paine, Jr.; George S.; Joshua, "Josh"; Ishaim; Joseph E./B.; Mary "Cassie"; Frances D.; Marianne "Ann"; Philip. Frances Dollian was my grandmother. Frances married Edward Meshac Byce/Buice in Rome, Georgia on Christmas Day in 1887. Frances moved with the Buice families to Hill County, Texas about 1899. Frances Died in Hutchins, Dallas County, Texas in 1911.
Curtis Harris Collier, III -08/11/97 I am looking for the military unit in Floyd County, Georgia which my 3rd greatgrandfather served in during the War For Southern Independence. His name is Andrew Jackson ARNOLD (5 January, 1833 - 22 July, 1862). He died of measles at Petersburg, Virginia during the War. He moved to Floyd County, Georgia in the mid-1850's with his wife Elizabeth Susan LYLE (19 September, 1837 - 5 August, 1882). They, along with his sister Virginia ARNOLD & her husband Edward Loyd Wailes GRIFFITH came to Floyd County from Jackson County, Georgia. All four were members of Floyd Springs Methodist Church in Floyd County. My 3rd greatgrandmother apparently left Floyd County during the War to go back to Jackson County to be with her parents. If anyone knows which military regiment my 3rd greatgrandfather served, I would be most appreciative if they would contact me & let me know.
Carol Bynum - 08/18/97 Looking for any information on PORTER HARRISON BYNUM, b-1884, place unknown. He was living in Lindale around 1904 and working for Central of Ga. Railroad. Married MINNIE LEE RAMPLEY, b-1884 in the area. They lived in and around the Floyd Co.-Chattooga Co. area. He passed away 1934 and is buried at Pisgah Baptist Church near Rome. Any help will be appreciated.
Alison K. Hall - 08/25/97 I am looking for information on my great grandfather, George Bryson Thomas, born around 1874 in Rome, GA. I know nothing of his parents or family before him. He joined the US Marines, married Ida Prince Doyle in 1903 and subsequently moved to Panama.
Kevin or Jackye Light - 08/25/97 Willis Coleman HEWATT supposedly was born in Floyd County in 1849. / I'm guessing the place of birth is now in Gordon County. Do you have a source in which to search for proof of birth?
Brian Keith - 09/01/97 Looking for Andrew Allen KELLEY married Elizabeth Stone. Had children Sarah b. 1833?; Allen b. 1835?; Nancy b.1838?; Beny W. b. 1839; Jacob F. b 1844? Unknown when family went to Rome.
Fannanell Hunter Hatfield - 09/01/97 I'm looking for my father's family. His name was Floyd Arthur HUNTER and we, his children were raised in Knox County, TN but I'm told that his parents may have been from Rome, GA. His father was James Floyd HUNTER and his mother's name was Sarah Maggie BOWMAN. The Bowmans lived in GA, TN and ALA. James Floyd's death certificate says that he was born in GA but not where. States that his father's name was James HUNTER and his mother's name was Lettie TOURY/TOWEY, can't make out the handwritting.
Martha Shipman - 09/01/97 Searching for lost brother: b. June 1929, adopted after death of mother. Family tradition says this baby brother was adopted by a policeman in Rome (Floyd Co). His sister is interested in meeting. After the death of the mother, some of the children were sent to the Methodist Children's Home in Decatur, GA. The mother's name: Lula THOMAS, lived in Lindale @ the time of her death.
Martha Shipman - 09/01/97 Researching Lillie SHIPMAN, b. Jan 1887 in Lyerly, Chattooga Co., GA. Reportedly m. Edward Kennedy in Rome Floyd Co., GA ca 1908-1910. Had one known son, Roy b. ca 1906. Lillie d. 1911/12 from TB and is buried at Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Floyd Co., GA. Will share information.
Deborah Byrd- 09/08/97 LANGSTON, LAMBERTH, DUNN Looking for information on the family of James W. LANGSTON md Eliza Jane LAMBERTH 21 Apr 1853 in Rome, Floyd county. She was the daughter of Jesse J. LAMBERTH and Nicy DUNN. James was the son of William LANGSTON and Elizabeth MCMURRAY. James and Eliza Jane had 8 childern, Thomas Claude LANGSTON md. Julia Francis WRIGHT 8 Feb 1876; William L. LANGSTON; Edward LANGSTON; Virginia LANGSTON md A.C. MARTIN 30 Oct 1889; Arthur LANGSTON; Walter C.P. LANGSTON; Jessie LANGSTON, and Clarence Seavy LANGSTON md Ida Weede STARLING 14 Jan 1906.
Russell Hornsby Wright - 09/15/97 I am descended from and researching the BECK family who lived in and around Floyd county from the mid to late 1800s. Please contact me to exchange information.
Jerry Underwood - 09/15/97 I am looking for info on Henery Underwood that lived in Rome in the 1920's. His father was Thomas Underwood of Cherokee co., Al. Any info would be appreciated.
Jennifer Dennis - 09/15/97 I'm looking for info on my great-great grandparents WILLIAM STEPHEN THOMAS (B:1860)married in (1878) to CYNTHIA ANN MORGAN (B:1860)
Billy M. Studdard - 09/22/97 Does anyone have any information on William Studdard who was born in Floyd County in 1846?
Jean Guice - 09/22/97 I am researching the O'Barr family. My ggrandmother was Bertie O'Barr, born June 17, 1858, in, I believe, Rome, GA. She was the daughter of Thomas L. O'Barr born about 1828 in SC.
T. Payne - 09/22/97 I amd researching for the John W. Payne family who lived around the Beech Creek Community around the end of the Civil War. He was married to Angiline Shiver and they had fourteen children. Two sons, William and Absolom were killed during the "war". My grandfather was Daniel Webster and lived in Cave Spring, Ga. I am looking where my great-grand father and great-grand mother were buried. The last place they lived was in Cherokee, Ala., however I believe they were buried somewhere in Floyd County.
Charlie Dorries - 09/29/97 I am researching the Dorris(Dorries) and Persall(Persol) families. William Edward Dorris (Dorries) was born Aug 28, 1872. He married Rodie A. Lee in Cullman, Al on Oct 27,1901. She gave birth to a son Luther Edward on Dec 14, 1903. Apparently, Rodie Lee died shortly after and William married Lenora M. Persall Shoemake(Shoemaker) about 1910(Lenora had earlier married a Bill Shoemake-perhaps in GA-about 1900 and I am unsure which name she used-maiden Persall or married Shoemake). Children were Mary Lucille b. Aug 20, 1911 in or near Lindale, John William b. Mar 20, 1913 in or near Lindale, and William Edward b. Jan 21, 1919. I am especially interested to see if William Dorris and Lenora Persall Shoemake were married in or near Lindale and also in verifying that Mary Lucille and John William were born on the dates noted in or near Lindale.
Elizabeth Merckle - 09/29/97 I am looking for information about THEODORIC FRANKLIN and wife ELIZABETH BERRY. They lived in Cave Springs, Floyd County, GA in the 1840s. They were Methodists. They were from Orange County, NC. By late 1850 they moved to Beinville, LA.
Joan Feezor - 10/06/97 I am searching for information about my grandfather, James Perry Saulter, who was born In Floyd Co. in Sept. 1884. He later moved to Texas, Arkansas, and finally to Missouri. I am just starting research on my Saulter family and know very little about them.
Nancy Charlton - 10/06/97 I am researching the MARTIN family of Floyd Co. Ga., G.W. MARTIN b. abt. 1829, parents were from Ga. married Elizabeth ? in abt. 1849, was in Arkansas by 1862 and in Texas by 1870, children that I have located so far are: Francis MARTIN ( married a WHEELER), James A., William Thomas, John H. Elizabeth. Would like any information possible on this family, they were suppose to have had a plantaion in the Rome Ga. area.
Charles E. Martin - 10/06/97 Terry Neal Martin - 7/18/65. I am looking for information concerning Hollingsworth MARTIN. He was married to Hanna HEMPHILL. They had 3 children: James Crusenberry MARTIN (born 12/4/1857), Ralph Alberry MARTIN (born 3/29/1863), and William Mayberry MARTIN (born 8/22/1883). James Crusenberry MARTIN married Zenobia Clementine SMITH (born 1/8/1857) on 2/19/1879. I am a direct descendant of Hollingsworth through James & Zenobia 5 generations removed.
Harold Suddith - 10/06/97 We are searching for information on the family of Jane EVANS, b. 1861 in Georgia. She married a REEP or REEPS, who died about 1898. They had two children, Cora Emerline REEP and Romas REEP. She married a MCDOUGAL or MCDOUGALD. They had three children; Oma (Ommie)A., Markus and Mary M. MCDOUGALD. Jane Evans MCDOUGALD and five children came to Northwest Alabama with groups coming from Georgia by wagon train to work in the Iron Ore strip mines. We need information on parents and family of Jane EVANS and names and family information of the spouses REEP and MCDOUGALD. We have information of this family after they came to Alabama.
Betty Nix Crocker - 10/03/97 Does any one in Floyd co have access to the church records about burials in The New Bethal Church in Silver Creek, Ga. We beleive Martha Adeline Pruitt, my great grandmother is buried there. We believe she died in 1899. We are also looking for my grandparents, John Henry W. Nix and Martha J. Amanda Pruitt Nix, they may be buried there also. They probably died in the late 1890's also because their children were listed on the 1900 census living with other families.
Maurice Crocker - 10/13/97 Looking for info on the family of Lewis P. Freeman. We beleive he was born in Rome, Ga. about 1830. Would like to find out who his parents were.
Mary Jane Pattillo - 10/13/97 I looking for information on DYER and PATTILLO families of Rome Georgia. The specific names I am researching are Edwin DYER who was a Baptist Minister in Rome. Melvin Nathaniel DYER, Edwin's son, and Mary Lu DYER PATTILLO, M.N.'s daughter. Mary Lu Dyer graduated from Shorter College in about 1883 and married Henry A. PATTILLO.
Barry R. Cooper - 10/13/97 Seeking information on an Elias Mitchel (M.E.) Cooper, born Dec 22, 1822 SC, died April 22, 1904 Floyd Co. Georgia, married to a Nancy Unk; Mitchel E. moved into Floyd Co GA before 1850 from Gwinnett Co Ga. His issue: Mitchel Jackson Cooper born 1849, William Russell Cooper born 1855, James Homer Cooper born 1857, Andrew Pittner Cooper born 1860, Ianthia Cooper born 1865.
Robin - 10/20/97 DRISKELL- Looking for information on Robert DRISKELL b. 10/31/1890 in Floyd Co. Georgia. Also need info on parents John W. DRISKELL and Martha HEDICK / HEDRICK.
Pamela Hogan - 10/27/97 I am searching for information on the parents of John W. BEAM, b. 22 Dec 1844 Polk Co., GA, d. 26 Jan 1954 in Rome, Floyd Co., GA; m. Annie Bell LEMMING, dau. of Joseph LEMMING and Fannie PRITCHETT, b. 04 Sep 1890 Floyd Co., GA, d. 26 Apr 1968 Rome, Floyd Co., GA. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Dixon - 10/27/97 DEAN, JOHNSON- Seeking confirmation that Dr. Alvin Dean, pioneer settler of Floyd Cty (1801- 1869), was father of Charles Pinckey Dean, (1834-1921). If so, where was Alvin Dean born in South Carolina? Who were his parents? Also seeking parents of William Harrison Johnson, in Floyd by 1870, from De Kalb Cty, likely born there, c 1818. Have lots of info on descendants of these to share.
Gloria Johnson - 11/10/97 I am looking for any information on the Carnes family. Especially Jim Carnes, he was supposedly a Primitive Baptist minister in the 1700's in the Rome, Ga area. He was the father of Masouri Carnes b.1818 [ his wife Amia(Amy) Olive Conway]. They had nine children. My ggrandmother, Ora Elizor Carnes Thompson was born March 13, 1859 in Rome, Ga. I would appreciate any help I can get. If I can be of help let me know.
Nancy Flesch - 11/10/97 Looking for anyone connected to Henry Seaborn Burns, had issue: Georgia Ann Virginia, Wm. Galvester & Geo. Wesley. Actually what I'm really interested in is Henry's wife whose name was given to me as - Parthenia Catherine Steerdunn Modonnaville Mahaley Mark The Cradle - or Martha WHITMIRE or WHITMORE.
Betty Csason - 11/10/97 I am seeking information on the William W. MILAM family that settled in Floyd County around 1838 in the Big Texas Valley area. My great grandfather, Jesse Lee MILAM married Sarah Comela WATTERS/WALTERS in 1876. Their children were: Eula Comela, Nora, and Walter. Would like to share information with anyone researching this particular family.
Becky - 11/17/97 Looking for Shirleys and Sharps from Floyd Co.
Betty Cason - 11/24/97 I am researching the following Morrison family that had some of its members settle in Floyd County after leaving Jackson County. Alexander Morrison born 1760 in Virginia married Mary Ann Gathright and settled in Jackson County, Georgia. Their Children were: Harriett Catherine married Zilman Spencer Hood, October 21, 1824, Thomas Jefferson married Christian Zemily Storey February 19, 1839, Edwin Roger Morrison married Adeline Elizabeth Hampton August 4, 1828, Elizabeth married Alexander Erwin Bacon May 7, 1833, Alfred W. went to Texas, Eliza Ann married Charles Dougherty March 6, 1833, Alexander Rhodes Horatio married Lucie went to Texas Marcus Circero married Mary Gilleland February 18, 1844, Edwin Roger Morrison and his sister Eliza Ann Dougherty settled in Floyd County and Marcus Cicero settled in Cherokee County but was in Floyd County by 1870.
REX HATHCOCK 11/24/97 I would like any information on my GGGrandfather who was John Perry Bray, born Nov.19,1880, in Rome, Georgia. His wife was Julia Mariah Mitchell,born Oct.09,1880, in Lawton, Oklahoma. They were married March 09,1902 IN Ardmore, Oklahoma.
Betty Cason - 11/24/97 Alexander Morrison born 1760 in Virginia married Mary Ann Gathright and settled in Jackson County, Georgia. Their Children were: Harriett Catherine married Zilman Spencer Hood October 21, 1824; Thomas Jefferson married Christian Zemily Storey February 19, 1839; Edwin Roger Morrison married Adeline Elizabeth Hampton August 4, 1828; Elizabeth married Alexander Erwin Bacon May 7, 1833; Alfred W. went to Texas; Eliza Ann married Charles Dougherty March 6, 1833; Alexander Rhodes Horatio married Lucie went to Texas; Marcus Circero married Mary Gilleland February 18, 1844; Edwin Roger and his sister Eliza Dougherty moved to Floyd County. Edwin Roger gave most of the land for Morrison's Campground. Would like to correspond with anyone having info on any of these people.
Mary Murray - 12/08/97 Searching for information on the family of Barney J. Hubbard born 1825 who married Mary E, Calley/Colley they had 11 children. Barney was possibly born in Rome Georgia. He might have had a brother Lenard Franklin Hubbard who married Mary Barlett and their father might have been Robert Hubbard. Lenard and Mary are listed in the 1880 census in Etowah County Alabama with children. Place of birth for them was Rome, Ga. Please contact me if you have any information you think might link to this family. I will share what information I have on them.
Joseph Kery - 12/15/97 I am looking for information on Thomas Henry Pledger, born September 21, 1794 in Granville County, NC, died March 14, 1880 in Floyd County, GA. Spouse: Nancy Ford, born Abt. 1800, died Feb 22 1848, Floyd County, GA, married in Elbert County, Any information will help, I will share what information I have.
Sabra Sudberry - 12/22/97 Searching for the family of Hettie Dodd from Rome, GA. Mother was Virginia ___Dodd. Hettie born June 25, 1898 and had siblings Arlene, Marion, Richard, and Henry. Hettie married Claude Henderson, son of Oscar and Lou Henderson from Ga. Any info on these families would be appreciated.
Martha Odom - 12/22/97 Researching John DAVIS (b. 16 May 1842 - d. 24 Mar 1922 in Floyd County, Ga) who married Martha Adaline MILAM (b. 7 Jan 1849 - d. 18 Oct 1928 in Floyd County, GA) on 2 May 1867. Both were buried at the Old Antioch Baptist Church cemetery, which is now on the Rocky Mountain property. John was the son of Joseph E. DAVIS (b. Unknown in New York - d. Before 1860, probably in Floyd County, GA) who married Amy HARGIS (b. Unknown - d. After 1860, probably in Floyd County, GA). I am sure that John had siblings, but have no information on them. If anyone has information on this family, please contact me.
Martha Odom - 12/22/97 Researching W. F. (William?) WHITFIELD (b. Unknown - d. 19 May 1889 in Floyd County, GA) who married Elizabeth _____ (b. Unknown - d. 11 Dec 1874 in Floyd County, GA). Both are supposed to buried at the Cedar Creek Baptist Church in Floyd County. Their daughter, Mary Parthenia WHITFIELD (b. 1 Aug 1863 - d. 6 Mar 1943) married John Shelton PLEDGER on 24 Jan 1878 in Floyd County, GA. If anyone has information on the WHITFIELD family, please contact me.
Martha Odom - 12/22/97 Researching John Pearson GILES (b. 17 Feb 1845 - d. 24 Mar 1910) who married Mary Elizabeth (Molly) DANIEL (b. 14 Sep 1841 - d. 20 Oct 1925) on 20 Feb 1868. Mary (Molly) is buried at the Beech Creek United Methodist Church cemetery in Floyd County. John Pearson is buried in Pisgah, AL. Their children were: Charles W. GILES, Clarry L. GILES, Willie James GILES, Winnie Mary GILES, Florence Elizabeth GILES, and Eula Louise GILES (who married Arch Dean DAVIS). I have no information on either John Pearson's or Mary Elizabeth's parents; however, I do know that Mary Elizabeth had a sister named Lou/Louise who married a POWELL and later moved to Oklahama. If anyone has any information on this family, please contact me.
Martha Odom - 12/22/97 Researching Aquilla PHELPS (b. 12 Dec 1789 in Rowan County, NC - d. About 1871 in Floyd County, GA) who married Jane HENSON (b. Unknown - d. Unknown) in Clarke County, GA on 1 Dec 1807. Aquilla's father was Thomas PHELPS (b. 19 Aug 1759 in Rowan County, NC - d. 12 Jul 1835 in Jasper County, GA) who married a TEAKLE (not sure if this was her first or last name). Aquilla lived in Jasper County, GA for most of his life; however, most of his children had migrated to Floyd County by the 1850s. If anyone has information on this family, please contact me.
Martha Odom - 12/22/97 Researching John Henry HOUSE (b. 26 Apr 1847 - d. 21 Apr 1907 in Floyd County, GA) who married Matilda Jane CALLAWAY (b. 18 Sep 1848 - d. 5 Apr 1903 in Floyd County, GA) on 24 Dec 1871 in Floyd County, GA. Both were buried at Cedar Creek Baptist Church in Floyd County. I have their children as: Georgia HOUSE and Willie Lou HOUSE (twins), Sarah Edna HOUSE, Mary Jane HOUSE, Charles Daniel HOUSE, Saphronia Ann HOUSE, David Franklin HOUSE, and Hattie Jane HOUSE. I have limited information on John Henry's ancestors, but nothing on the CALLAWAY family. Will be happy to share or exchange information.
Donna Moore Byas - 12/29/97 Researching the Charles Moore/More family - lived around the Hightower Mission area about 1800-1837 or so.Cherokee family. Members of the Hightower church(started by ABCFM missionaries). Charles, wife Rebecca both born 1780-1790 or so, not sure, sons Killer, Edward or Ned, Mathew or Reader, Elijah, Luther, Rattlesnake, daughters Elizabeth, Jane & Ellen or Ellenor who married George Caruther Woodall. Lots of info on the Oklahoma side, need help or enlightenment on Georgia side.
Robert Leath - 12/29/97 Looking for information on a William Ray who married Cullen S. "Cullie" Caldwell in Greene Co. GA. in 1879. They were living in Floyd in the 1890's and Mrs Ray started a Baptist Church at Livingston, Ga., Which is between Rome and the AL. state line, across the river from Coosa, Ga. In 1900 the family had moved to Cherokee Co. AL. and had ten living children. Some people say that Mr, Ray went by the name of JOHN, but on the 1880 census in Greene Co. GA. he was listed as William. Anyone with information on this family PLEASE connect me by e-mail or call me collect at 334-821-9581. Or write me snail-mail: Robert Leath, P.O. Box 3182, Auburn, AL. 36831

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