Queries Posted from 9-96 through 12-97
Kinchen STRICKLAND is said to have purchased land in Madison County near Hodges Creek about 1812-14. Can anyone help by telling me where the current location of that creek would be?
I am seeking information on Carl E. BLALOCK and Laura BRATCHER BLALOCK. Their home was destroyed in the tornado that hit Comer in March, 1932, and both of them were injured. Laura died in 1955, and Carl died in 1952. They are buried in the Vineyards Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Comer, Georgia. Only the years of their births and deaths are inscribed on their grave markers. Does anyone have the complete dates of their births and deaths? Laura was married first to John MOSS, and they had two daughters, Lillis Mae and Matey Marsena. When did Laura marry Carl BLALOCK? Does anyone know what happened to John MOSS?
Linda Bratcher McGuire
from ms. ozzi mask (email@example.com)...benjamin franklin goodroe m.susan redman (sp?) goodroe early 1860's...my great-grandparents...both are buried in churchyard in whitehall but have only stones/rocks for markers...might the church have records?...i know you are busy, but any help woulld be gratefully appreciated...he ran the gristmill there...i think it is still standing...
I am looking for records concerning these ancestors and their descendants: George Washington O'Kelley - born 1783 and moved to Madison Co after Revolutionary War. Stephen White - born in 1787 and also moved to Madison Co. after the Revolutionary War. If I need to provide more information, please advise, Kathi Ross
Looking for information on Jonathan Jones Sanders, born in Madison County, Georgia in 1790. He married Harriet Wailes on 19 October 1820 and they had 3 children all born in Madison County, but each were later resident in Oglethorpe County, Georgia: Sarah Ann Elizabeth Sanders (b. 1823, d. 1905), Mary Wailes Sanders (b. 1825, d. 1901) and Edward Lloyd Sanders (b. 1829, d. 1902). Jonathan Jones Sanders later married Orrie Hartsfield and they lived in Lexington.
There is conflicting information on the parents of Jonathan Jones Sanders. His father was possibly either Brittain Sanders or Hardy Sanders and his mother was probably Elizabeth Jones Sanders.
Any information on Jonathan Jones Sanders, Brittain Sanders, Hardy Sanders or Elizabeth Jones Sanders would be most appreciated.
I am looking for any information about Clarissa Hassey MOON. She was born in 1829 in Madison CO and married James David MEAD, son of John MEAD (born 1796 in Madison county) and Elizabeth HALL. James and Clarissa were married 6 Apr 1848 in Madison County. In 1857 James and Clarissa moved to AR with 5 children in tow. Clarissa was also known as Thessa. I am also looking for the children of Minor M. MEAD and Mary ?. Records show they had 13 children of which John (see above) was the oldest. I am interested in knowing who all those other children were. Any info would be appreciated.
My great grandfather, James DEAN was apparently born in Madison County, Georgia on January 6, 1851. He apparently married Permilia Jane STEPHENS in Madison County on October 30, 1870, and he apparently died on March 14, 1884.
I have some information on four children born to them, and some information on their descendants which I will be happy to share with interested partys. I am searching for additional information on James and Permilia -- particularly, information regarding their parents, and about James' occupation.
My Paternal Grandmother was Sarah Harriet Bridges married to Charlie Reece Herring. Sarah was born 19 August 1869 in Madison County, Georgia. Her Father was William C. Bridges born 22 October 1829/30 in Madison County, Georgia. I have very little information on the Father of William except that his name was possibly Isaac Bridges. Would appreciate help from anyone out there with information on this family group.
Peggy J. Hill
Does anyone know ANYTHING about a TILLMAN T. ANDERSON who married MARTHA BAXTER in Madison County 24 August 1828? Think they may be the parents of our TILLMAN THOMAS ANDERSON, born in Georgia 26 June 1829.
Have found a child Tillman who received land in Alabama in the Cherokee Land Lottery, acquired for the orphan by his mother. Our Tillman married MARTHA WELBORN, who was born in Alabama.
Thanks for any help.
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I am trying to verify the parents of James Downs. I am sure that his father was James Downs. Also, he had a brother, Jessee Downs. My James Downs married Dorcus Denney the daughter of David Denney of Elbert Co.
from: teresa abbott I am searching for any information about my grandmother, susan smith campbell. She moved to Danielsville, Georgia in 1928 or 1929. Her name was Susan Smith, but she changed her name to Susan Campbell. She died sometime between 1930 to 1935 in the month of December. I'm looking for anything. Please help if you can. Thanks in advance for any help you can give
Jacob Burton Sr. was born in Henrico County, Virginia and moved to what later became Madison County, Georgia. I believe that he had at least 3 children, Jacob Burton, Jr. (Born in 1792 in Elbert County), John Burton born in Elbert County around 1804 and Elizabeth Burton (DOB) unknown.
Can you help me with any info that will tie Jacob Sr. to Jacob Jr. Please look at Madison County Probate Records H-36.
C. Steve Burton
looking for info on SAMUEL TIMS and his wife POLLY POLK-they were married in Madison Co,Ga on April 22,1830. looking for info on parents and children
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CARRINGTON AND KING I am researching the CARRINGTON and KING families of early Madison County, Georgia. Timothy Carrington married Winifred King in Loudon County, Virginia and moved through Wake County, North Carolina arriving in Georgia inthe early 1780s. He was pastor of Mill Stone Creek Baptist Church in 1788. In 1803 he was the first pastor of the Lystra Primitive Baptist Church. Timothy Carrington was third great grandfather. He and Winifred had several children, among them, Henson Carrington who married Mary Whitaker. Henson died in 1834 leaving several minor children. If anyone can help in tracing Timothy and Winifred and their children it would be appreciated. Are there still relations in the county? Henson's son, Perry, was my great grandfather who eventually moved into Texas.
I believe my ancestors lived in Madison County in the early 1800's. Any definite information on your end?
Looking for information on Elias ALLISTON my 3rd Great Grandfather or Willian Potter Alliston son of Elias. Elias Alliston died in Madison County in 1866. Any information on them would be appreciated. Where they are buried would be great.
Larry D. Olliff
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The 1820 Georgia census index shows Valentine Brazwell (actually Braswell) listed in Madison County, Ga. He was previously listed in Greenville County, SC in the 1790 and the 1810 SC census, then in 1830 in Walton County, Ga.
Would appreciate any information that might be avaible on Valentine (my ggg grandfather) while in Madison County. I understand that one son, Jonathan, was born while he was living there.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Trying to track ancestors of William Tolbert. Born about 1847, date of death unknown. He was married to Catherine T. ?, sometime before 1873 as he is listed on that census with 4 children: William J., Joseph Thomas, Hester A. and Lemuel H. The oldest having been born in 1873. I can find no prior information on him. There is a William M. Tolbert living with Sarah Tolbert on the 1860 census who is about the right age, but the way the members of the household are listed I do not believe he is one of her children-as he is listed as a farm laborer- could he be a nephew. I would love any information anyone can shed on this man and his family. My great grandfather was his son Joseph Thomas.
Stephanie Tolbert Bradley
GEORGE ASH -JULIA ASH-ALLIE ASH LUTHER ASH Born in Georgia Listed in 1910 Census Madison County
Luther Jiles Ash sends
I am searching for the parents of James DOWNS/DOWNES, who I believe had a brother Jesse. Both James and Jesse married Denney girls from Elbert County, Georgia. James married Dorcus Denney, daughter of David Denney and Polly Ruff. They all moved to Meriwether County, Georgia and then to Troup County, Georgia. I would like to hear from descendants of these families.
Looking for any information on Clifford Hill BARNES (b. Oct. 11, 1873) and his wife Mamie WYATT BARNES (b. Feb. 19, 1875). These folks were residents of Comer, where Clifford BARNES worked for the SAL R/R from 1902 until he retired in 1940. They had one child, Beverly. My understanding is that there is an old BARNES home place in Comer.
If anyone knows of this family or where the old homeplace is located, I would greatly appreciate it.
Willis J. DUDLEY and Martha N. CARTLEDGE were married in Madison Co. GA on 29 May 1851. Their first four children -- Eda Milner, James Samuel, John Thomas, and Charles Cicero -- were baptized at New Hope Presbyterian Church, Paoli, and are listed in the Madison Co. census for 1860. The 1870 census adds three more children in a non-chronological order, calls son Willis G. a female, and lists an unnamed female child born Nov 1869. Things are even more confused by the 1880 census: husband Willis J. Dudley (49), son James S. (26, divorced), dau/law Francis L. (17) are in Madison Co. (James S. and Frances L. McCurdy having married 1 Feb 1880 in Madison Co.). Wife Martha M. Dudley (48), son Willis G. (19), d. Mary T. (14) and son Morton B. (8) are living in Elbert County.
I suspect that the word 'divorced' is on the wrong line, that it was Willis J. and Martha who separated, if not divorced.
Can anyone help me with this family? Who were Willis J. Dudley's parents? I have found some possible marriages in Madison and Elbert counties for the children, but have no certainty that these are correct. I'm working on a Cartledge family history (Martha was the sister of my great-grandfather) and I'd like to be able to fill in a family group sheet for her.
Samuel J. Cartledge,
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Decatur GA 30030;
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I'm looking for John R CRIDER B:1883 ,married Mary Argo in 1935 at Rayston Ga. I think he was born in Madison from a ols ob.I found I'm new to this so if I didn't do this right let me know in kind words please.
GEORGE THOMAS WHITWORTH Born 25 April 1850 Died 6 June 1924 Buried in Whitworth Cemetery, Madison County Georgia. Am seeking copy of his will.
Looking for info for Lela Chambers born in Madison County in 1891. she married Frank Collins of Minnesota about 1910. she had children Floyd, Frank, Pauline, Mary Ruth, and Estelle. Estelle was born in Winterville, GA in 1917. Lela's parents were Lee Chambers and ary Smith.
Thaks for the help! sheree
Would like to correspond with anyone working on the MEADOWS/MEDDERS/MEADOR/MEADOW family in both Oglethorpe, Madison, and Walton Counties. The Madison MEADOWS family of Isaac MEADOWS born February 1, 1779 married Nancy BRIDGES on December 12, 1805 and (2) Mary PERRY, March 20, 1845: John Bennet Davis(1808), Berry Jones(1809), Martha Gordon(1811), James Williamson(1813), Isaac Terrell(1815), Esther Davis(1817), Julia Melitia(1819), David Bridges(1823).MEADOWS
Vicki Bannister, Lilburn, GA. Thanks
Solomon STRICKLAND born 1735 Nash County, North Carolina died 1815 Madison County, Georgia, wife Amy PACE born 2 May 1739 Edgecombe, Northampton County, North Carolina, children Mary Cotton (Mollie) STRICKLAND born 1 Jul y1767, Ephraim STRICLAND born 1765, Barnabus STRICKLAND born 2 May 1768 married Rachael Macky BRIXLEY, Hardy STRICKLAND b. 1774 married Pricilla STRICKLAND, Solomon STRICKLAND, Jr. born 1779 married Fanny DIAMOND, Ezekiel STRICKLAND married Elizabeth HAYNES, Eunice STRICKLAND born 1777 married Robert HIGGINBOTHAM, Jennie STRICKLAND married James BRIDGES, Malinda STRICKLAND married Henry WARD, Ephraim STRICKLAND born 1788 married Nancy DANIEL, Bersheba(Basheba) STRICKLAND married William STRAND, Uriah (Unah) STRICKLAND, Linny STRICKLAND married Henry WARE, Henry STRICKLAND married Ruth THOMPSON in 1810. can take lines back to Matthew STRICKLAND, and possible Sir Robert STIRKELAND.
STRICKLAND-am searching for descendants of Solomon STRICKLAND and Amy PACE, have done research for 38 years on various lines. Solomon died in Madison County, Georgia in 1815.
I found Martin G. LEDBETTER on the 1840 Madison County, Georgia census. He was 30-40 and his wife was 20-30. He had two sons and one female. Is Martin the son of William and Anna STANLEY LEDBETTER of Bedford County, Tennessee?
Any information will be appreciated.
I am searching for information on a white land owner named Tom NOWELS (not sure of spelling).Some of my family tenant farmed on his land during the early part of this century (in Madison County).
Also a white store owner in Comer, Georgia during this same period.
This is a follow up to an earlier posting.I am looking for anyone who may be related to a former slave, William STRICKLAND. His wife was named Mary, sometimes called "Molly".I have now found that William had several brothers and at least one sister, all born in Madison County Georgia. A GEDCOM is available for download at: www.parsonstech.com/genealogy/trees/lstrickl/strickla.htm
I am interested in Isaac Newton CULBERSON born 1805 (Madison) Georgia died 1915 married to Phytine RAY 28 April 1837. Any information appreciated. Robyn
I am seeking information on Martha Elizabeth McKEOWN (or possibly McKEWEN or McEWAN) who married Richard Benjamin STRICKLAND, Jr. in 1832. She was born in South Carolina in 1811 and moved to Madison County with her family at the age of 6. Included in her family were two half-sisters Polly and Lucinda McKNIGHT. I would appreciate any information on the McKEOWN'S of Madison County.
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Lewis WILLIAMS, in 1815, owned land on Grove Fork of Broad River. Deloney WILLIAMS witnessed his deed. Mastin Williams also owned land on Grove Fork. Where is Grove Fork of Broad River? I will really appreciate any help; I want to locate old churches in the Grove Fork area. Carole Williams firstname.lastname@example.org
Searching for information on the family of Ratliff H. BOONE/BOON, born June 1834 in either Tennessee or Texas married about 1856 in Georgia to Priscilla S. ------. Their children are: Matilda E. born about 1857 Mary B. born about 1858 Leola Halia born about 1860 Virginia C. born about 1852 John Tuggle born 25 Dec 1864 Samuel O. born about 1866 William R. born about 1868 Sidney J. born about 1873 Ratliff C. born about 1875 Foster born about 1878
Ratliff H. BOONE/BOON died October 1879 and his wife Priscilla died August 1895 both are buried at the Gallilee Christian Church, Gallilee, Jackson County, Georgia.
The 1850 census finds Ratliff in Greene County, Georgia; 161st District. enumerated with Benjamin Brantly shown as being age 16 and born in Tennessee, working as a Printer for Mr. Brantly. The 1860 census finds him in Clarke County, Georgia; Married to Priscilla S., age 20 with three children. Also Amanda BOON, age 30, born in Tennessee living in household. (sister to Ratliff?) Ratliffe's birthplace is shown as Tennessee The 1870 census finds him still in Clarke Couty, Georgia; Ratliffe's birthplace is shown as Texas. The 1880 census of Jackson County, Georgia; finds Ratliffe has died, Priscilla, shown age 35 (should be about 40), is head of household with 10 children.
Our cousin who is not online would appreciate any help with this line, I will forward all messages to him.
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Searching for more information on my GGGGrandparents. My GGGGrandfather William
COOPER signed up for Civil War sevice in Athens, Georgia on May 12th 1862. He never
made it back to Athens, Clarke County, Georgia. He died of typhoid fever September
10, 1863. I currently do not have access to any Georgia geneaological information
(I live in Brazil) I looking for any information regarding my GGGGrandfather. He
was born in Madison County in 1830's and from the Widow's Pension application from
his wife (my GGG grandmother Elizabeth Rebecca ANTHONY Cooper, the were married
on the 19th of February of 1852 either in Clarke or Madison County they had the
following children, which I do not have any information on:
Martha Agnes COOPER----Married Richard WICKAM
George W. COOPER-------Married Annie ANDERSON
Eliza Jane COOPER------Married James COLLIER
Emily Macon COOPER----Married William ANTHONY (possible cousin marriage)
Addie Beatrice COOPER
Sarah COOPER (abt 1852)-----------Married John CONNER or O'CONNOR
Mary Frances COOPER (Feb 25 1854-Feb 10 1931)---Married Anderson Carmichael SPINK(S) November 19, 1878 in Richmond County.
Mary Frances COOPER is my GGGrandmother she supposedly was born in Wilkes County, but I'm not sure, for all I know she could have been born in Madsion or Clarke County. I'm looking for any information that is available for the said COOPER's . Wonder if a Will was made before William went off to War? Hope someone can help. Plus another note of information or maybe a question, in the Widow's Pension Application of Elizabeth R. COOPER 1891 she lived in Richmond County and I think her daughter Sarah signed it because there was a signature of a Sarah O'CONNOR. Just wondering if after William went off to war if Elizabeth moved to Richmond County. Guess I'm asking a lot, but these questions have just been bothering me, and I thought that maybe someone else could see if there are COOPER information listed in Clarke County.
If you have any questions, just ask me if you need anything clarified.
Hi, I am in the process of tracing my family. I know that alot of the came from Madison County. If you could help me, I would appreciate it.
Angela Guest Readdy
Does anyone have any information on Lewis or Samuel BROWN who owned land in Madison County around 1837-40? I'm thinking that one of them may be the father of my Anna BROWN (born 1814) who married Frederick HUMAN 21 August 1834. Anna and Frederick Human owned land adjacent to Lewis and Samuel BROWN in the Fork District.
I am trying to find out information on John W. GOSSETT's first wife and their children John W. born 1780-died 1855 Madison County. His son, Washington born 1811 in Madison County is my gr-grandfather. Any information would be appreciated. thank you
Linda Gossett Cochran
Would appreciate any leads on Tillman T. ANDERSON, born 26 June 1829 in Georgia, died 21 June 1918 Coryell County, Texas. Married Martha WELBORN 19 May 1849 in Itawamba County, Mississippi.
Have found marriage of Tillman T. ANDERSON to Matha BAXTER, Madison County, 8-24-1828. Is there a relationship?
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Bennett SORRELLS was listed on the 1820 Madison County census as 16/26 years old. He died between the October 1824 Walton County, Georgia court session (see below) and a Newton County, Georgia court record, dated 12 February 1827. He probably died in DeKalb County, Georgia.
Bennett married Rosannah STRICKLAND in Madison County, 16 September 1819, ceremony performed by D.P. JONES, M.G. It is said that Rosannah was born 27 September 1795, and her sister, Mary Pauline STRICKLAND, was born circa 1793-94. [Mize, Threads of Ancestors].
They were daughters of Barnabas STRICKLAND who married Rachel (MACKIE) BRIXEY, a widow, 10 Nov. 1787 [Ibid:213, 214]. Barnabas STRICKLAND was a minister in 1828 at the Teamon Baptist Church, Henry County, Georgia [Vessie T. Rainer. History of Henry County, Georgia. 1971].
Mary Pauline, Rosannah's sister, married Philip WARE of Madison County [Mize].
Barnabas STRICKLAND died in Franklin County, Missouri, where his will was probated in August, 1840. The will may be ordered from Circuit Court of Franklin County, Probate Division, Union County, Missouri, 630844. The will names sons: Soloman and Ephraim STRICKLAND; daughters Mary WARE and Rosannah AVARY (spelling used); stepsons: Thomas BRIXEY and John BRIXEY, and several servants. His wife is not named in the will; no grandchildren are named. This information was copied from a copy of the will from Union County.
After Bennett SORRELLS' death, Rosannah married (2) Benjamin AVERY. Benjamin is listed in the 1830 and 1840 DeKalb County censuses which I have not seen.
October Term, 1824 Walton County minutes say Ridley ROBERTS sued Bennett SORRELLS for $8.50. Since a person had to sue in the place of residence of the debtor, it is assumed that Bennett SORRELLS was living in Walton County at that time. Some land that Bennett owned in Walton was sold from his estate in 1830, but no deed was found where he originally bought the land. Land he owned on Bluestone Creek in Madison County, originally granted to Barnabas STRICKLAND, was also sold after his death.
I have learned very little.about Bennett and his origins. His parents are unknown. His brother-in-law, Philip WARE, administered the estate in DeKalb County; co-administrator was his widow Rosannah SORRELLS. After she married Benjamin AVERY he became administrator in right of his wife. It was not possible to obtain a copy of the estate since DeKalb County, due to courthouse fires, has suffered the loss of many records of this time period.
The orphans of Bennett SORRELLS drew from Lokey's District, DeKalb County, in the 1827 Land Lottery, winning Lot No. 82, District 4, Coweta County, Georgia. Their names were not given on the grant, but the land was taken up and registered, showing they claimed it or sold it by 1843.
Bennett lived in Madison County, Capt. Williford's District (same district Charles SORRELLS was in) about 1820, with no land, but 3 slaves. He does not appear for later years. The name, Bennett, appears with great frequency in the families of William Alexander and Charles SORRELLS (sons of Richard SORRELLS) who were the only other SORRELLS family living in Madison County during this period. Both Charles and William moved to Walton County by 1830. I have not found proof of a relationship between Bennett SORRELLS and them. Can any descendants furnish further information? It is of note that Philip WARE is said to have been an uncle to Hamilton, George, and Burrell WARE, all sons-inlaw to Charles SORRELLS [W.M. Wilder, Wilder and Connecting Familes, Especially Ware] 1969. Copy in Georgia Archives].
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James M. FREEMAN Married Lucy BROWN September 1863
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I am searching any info on James BARTLETT who lived in Wayne County, North Carolina, but moved to Madison County, Georgia in the 1820's. Was he on the 1830 census or later, did he have a will?
Looking for James MAGBY, Horace Reed Rd, Ila, GA 30647. He is alleged to have much information on the genealogy of the MAGBY family. Tried to call but phone is no longer in service. It is possible he may be deceased. If so can you put us in contact with any of his descendants.
I am a descendant of William MAGBY of St Clair County, Alabama, born about 1790 in Carolina, unknown whether North or South.
Maita L Fish
My earliest known VEAL ancestor is James VEAL born May 19, 1779 in Amhearst County, Virginia. In May 1807 he married Mary Polly ALBRIGHT in Elbert County, Georgia. They lived in Madison County, Georgia after 1814. They had 8 children: Alexander, Asa W., Elijah, Martha E, Edward W, Mary H, James M, and Sarah H. Alexander, my ggf, lived on Broad River near Franklin Springs and operated Braggs Ferry during the Civil war. The ALBRIGHT family has been well researched -back to 1694 in Germany. I will be glad to exchange information on this family.
Donald VEAL DOVE
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