Queries Archive | 1998

From: Kristin Scroggins
Date: Friday, October 23, 1998 12:07 PM
Surnames: FREE

Does any one know of any FREEs in Pickens Co. I have an James Madison FREE married to Jane HALL. Their children include John, Wesley, Bob, Victor Savage, Simmie, Emma, Lonnie and Manley. I don’t have dates on any of them, I just know that they were from GA. I am descended from Victor Savage. If any one connects I have info on his descendents. Thanks.

From: Mel
Date: Sunday, October 18, 1998 12:37 AM

I am looking for information on Susannah Bailey born 1827 in SC and married in Cherokee Co. GA in 1845 to William Harvey Coward.

From: Hubert Nicholson
Date: Wednesday, October 07, 1998 12:56 PM

I am interested in any information on Ambrose Woodville ANDERSON married to Martha Ann CARNEY. This marriage produced my Grandmother Annie Priscilla ANDERSON born 6-14-1883 in Pickens Co.,Ga.

From: Dixie Kirton
Date: Sunday, October 04, 1998 9:30 AM
Surnames: TATE

TATE family that settled in pickern co. Does anyone have the names of the twelve children that came with Same Tate?

From: Jeanie Beach
Date: Wednesday, September 30, 1998 10:17 AM
Surnames: DARNELLS

Looking for information on John DARNELL from Pickins County. I am researching John DARNELL who originally appears on the 1850 Georgia Census in Morgan County, Georgia. He was married to Elizabeth STEWART. They had the following children in 1850: William, Mary Louise and Judge. In 1860 there were no DARNELLs living in Morgan County, but a number of them appear in Pickins County on the 1860 Census – including a John DARNELL, Sr. and John DARNELL, Jr. Is this the same John DARNELL? Does anyone have information on this family? Please e-mail me at: thebeachs@aol.com.

From: DChamp2300@aol.com
Date: Tuesday, September 29, 1998 7:55 PM

Searching Pickens Co for James Wilbur Champion maaried Mary Bailey , period 1850’s to 1900’s

From: Sarah R. Touchet
Date: Saturday, September 26, 1998 9:19 AM

I am searching for Cynthia Watkins family who was located in Pickens and Gilmer County’s abt 1850’s. Cynthia married a Stokes {Alf} they had a daughter named Lula Jane who married Henry Collis abt 1895 in Pickens or Gilmer County. Any one woth information on these families please contact me, I would appreciate it.

From: Jed Dekle
Date: Tuesday, September 22, 1998 12:59 PM
Surnames: JOHNSON

The 1860 census lists Thomas Johnson family living in Dwelling 376 in Jamestown District, P.O. Talking Rock Family 312. Thomas Johnson Age 46, Farmer,Born in North Carolina Mikey (wife) Age 53, Born in North Carolina; Children: John S. Johnson age 24, born Farmland, GA Henry Bart Johnson, age 22, born Farmland, GA Jane, age 19, born GA Albert W., age 18, born GA Mary C., age 15, born GA Mikey Jr., age 13(female), born GA

From: Helen M Townes
Date: Thursday, August 27, 1998 1:05 PM

Debbie Phillips (grandaugher of Sammie Lane Bottoms born in Talking Rock, GA @ May 10, 1911 ) Alice Louvenie Westbrook married Andrew Martin Bottoms. Lived in Talking Rock and raised family there in the 1800s. Also need information on cemetaries where grandparents of Alice Westbrook Bottoms and Anderw Martin Bottoms might be buried. Sammie Lane Bottoms Wallace left Talking Rock around age 7. Currently resides in Nashville, TN.

From: Michael Burlison
Date: Saturday, August 22, 1998 11:03 AM

Looking for any information concerning Leah Belle Osborn (b. 5 May 1883, Jasper, Pickens Co.,GA, d. 24 Mar 1927, Fairview, Major Co., OK). Leah was married Nov 1904, Jasper, Pickens County, GA to my Great-Grandfather, Solomon Cicero Burlison (b. 9 Apr 1874, Harrison, Boone Co., AR, d. 22 May 1949, Fairview, Major Co., OK). I do not know the first name of Leah’s Father, but her Mother’s name was Sarah E. Russell (b. 20 Jun 1856, Burnt Mountain, Pickens Co., GA – d. 24 Oct 1926, Fairview, Major Co., OK). Solomon’s parents were William Washington Burlison (b. 20 Feb 1845, Union Co., GA – d. 16 Sep 1919, Hunter, Garfield Co., OK) and Amanda Ercila Pettit (b. 13 Oct 1844, Ellijay, Gilmer Co., GA – d. 8 Apr 1927, Fairview, Major Co., OK). Would like to know more about Leah’s family and allied families. Thank you very much.

From:Janie Lasiter
Date: Friday, August 21, 1998 6:44 AM

Looking for information on T.P.SMITH(THOMAS PINCKNEY SMITH) AND SUSAN CAROLINE STEWART MARRIED IN PICKENS COUNTY GA FEB 3 1860…Note–this is a new email for Janie!

From: Joan Nathan
Date: Tuesday, August 18, 1998 5:28 PM

My Fultons came from SC to Pickens Co., GA in mid 1800. My grandfather, Benjamin Franklin Fulton was born in Pickens Co. 1889. His father, William Franklin Fulton was also born in Pickens Co. abt. 1852. Can not locate Wm. after the 1870 Pickens Co. census. he was 17 then. I’m trying to find him, his three wives, Johnson, Hazelwood, and Reed, and about 9 children.

From: Paulette Dunn
Date: Sunday, August 16, 1998 10:18 AM

Researching Darby (Derby) ancestors in Pickens Co., GA. May ancestors Darby buried at Four Mile Cemetery there. My gg grandparents were Reuben and Frances Mason Darby. My g grandparents, James “Sylvester” and Caldonia “Callie D. Wolley? Darby. My ggg grandparents were Charles and Nancy Biddy Darby, born in SC, but lived in Forsythe Co GA. Would like information on parents of Charles Darby (b about 1795). Would also like to hear from descendants of the above.

From: Joyce Norton
Date: Saturday, August 15, 1998 9:26 PM
Surnames: FULTON

Are William and Nancy Hopkins nee Fulton are listed in the 1870 Pickens Co. Census? She is the oldest daughter of Richard B Fulton. Rex Black has a recent query on the Pickens Co page with a Hopkins family in 1880 Cherokee Co Al and I thought if our Nancy was still in Pickens in 1870 then we could compare children born before 1870 to see if this Nancy in AL if actually Nancy Fulton.

From: Pat Champion
Date: Saturday, August 15, 1998 8:25 PM

I am researching these surnames in Pickens County.

From: William Keith Arthur
Date: Thursday, August 13, 1998 2:36 PM

Charles Willis Nelson Arthur is my great-grandfather. He married Julia Ann Beavers 11 April 1869 in Nelson, Georgia. They had five children. Their second son, Felix Arthur, born 1873, was killed in a marble mill accident in or near Nelson approximately 1895. I have not been able to locate a death record for Felix through any records found in the Family History Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Would you know of cemetary listings of the Nelson area or of information relating to a marble mill that may have been operating in the area about 1895.

From: William Keith Arthur
Date: Wednesday, August 12, 1998 12:15 AM

My great grandfather, Charles Willis Nelson Arthur, married Julia Ann Beavers in Nelson, Pickens County, Georgia, 11 April 1869. They raised five children in Nelson. They moved to Texas following the death of their second son, Felix, in a marble mill accident approximately 1895. I have no record of Felix’s death. Their youngest child, William Elias Arthur, is my grandfather. I am interested in corresponding with anyone interested in the Arthur family.

From: N Moore
Date: Tuesday, August 11, 1998 6:47 PM

I’m researching descendants/ancestors of John Pool, Warren Pool (twin brothers), Parthenia Pool Prather, Levinia Pool. All were siblings, listed as orphans in 1828/1829 in the Poor School of Hall County records. Were later in Pickens County. If you have info, I’ll be happy to exchange notes. Also, Jehoida Barnett was coroner of Pickens Co. around 1860. Was granted land (Lottery of 1827) in Hall County. Was there 1830, 1840, and 1850 census. Would like to correspond with any of his descendants. John and Warren Pool, twins, married Susan and Elizabeth Patterson, also twins. Any info about them would be appreciated. John and Warren were born about 1820, possibly in SC. Susan and Elizabeth were born in GA in 1825.

From: Lynne Ramsaur
Date: Sunday, August 02, 1998 7:37 AM

Looking for information on Isaac Lindsey b 18 May 1812 SC. He married Abigail West (I believe in Pickens Co.) where he raised his family. Any info on Isaac and Abigail greatly apreciated.

From: Sam Rogers
Date: Friday, July 31, 1998 4:23 PM
Surnames: ROGERS, HITT

My grandfather Rogers was born near Cassville, Bartow County, married Mahulda Hitt in Tate in 1904 and moved back to Cassville about 1916. His mother (apparently never married) was born in North Carolina about 1854 and her mother was born in NC abt 1835. I have found no trace of my Rogers link beyond this. In addition to the Rogers surname I am interested in the following surnames: Hitt, Richards, Crowe, Morris, Gay and related surnames in Bartow, Gordon, Pickens and Cherokee Counties.

From: Shirley Tanner McDonald
Date: Thursday, July 23, 1998 5:25 PM

Am researching the surnames Tanner and Gipson. The 1860 census have my GGgrandparents Jonas and Eliza Gipson living in Pickens County. My Ggrandfather Alen Tanner was a farm laborer in just about all the North GA counties.

From: RFree52252@aol.com
Date: Thursday, June 18, 1998 10:38 AM

Columbus William Southerland, born May 30, 1887 in Talking Rock. We know that his mother was Cordelia H. D. Southerland, born in Cherokee County, NC in 1866. It seems that she later married Henry Warner Fricks and they had three other children. She died February 2, 1945, in Talking Rock. We have not been able to establish the identity of his father. Any information would be very helpful.

From: Hilda Cobb King
Date: Monday, June 15, 1998 9:03 PM
Surnames: COBB

I am trying to locate my family records. According to the sextons records in the Troup County Cemetery Book my great grandfather Robert S. Cobb was born June 28, 1872 in Pickins County Georgia. His father was Duran Cobb perhaps Robert Duran on D. D.

From: Cathlynn Richard Dodson
Date: Wednesday, June 24, 1998 6:26 PM

I am looking for information on Sarah Partain Perry (father Hiram Partain) who married John Perry. They left Pickens Co. in 1907 to settle in Oklahoma. She had a daugher, Mattie Maud Perry who married James Amon Smith. Any info on the Partains would be helpful?

From: John Speight
Date: Thursday, June 25, 1998 10:15 AM
Surnames: CAGLE

Who are the Cagles of Cagle Mill Road? Thanks.

From: Glenna Chapman Kallal
Date: Monday, June 29, 1998 6:20 PM

My ggrandmother was Mary Alpha Pettigrew, born in Pickens County, 1878. She married Adolphus Crow. Her parents were Frank Pettigrew and Caroline Jane Martin. Mary is buried at Refuge Church. I’ve had no luck in my research. Does anyone know the Pettigrew family?

From: Patricia Flatt Rogers
Date: Wednesday, July 01, 1998 4:43 PM

I’m looking for information on Lura Elliott ( born Oct. 4 1867 and d. Sept. 1891). She was born in Polk Co. Tn and from my records she died and was buried in Jasper Ga. On her tomb stone her maiden name was used. She was the daughter of William Thomas and Maggie Elliott. Some of my family hand written records indicate that she was married to a Samuel Rogers in 1884 –in Ducktown TN. I’ve been told that it never took place. His family in Oklahoma have indicated that he was never married before. Samueal and Lura had a son by the name of William Thomas and he lived with his grandparents Elliott after the death of his mom. He was only 5 or 6 when she died. Is there any way that I can findout more about this family? When he married Nancy Garrett (born in Bartow Co. I think she may have live in Dial at the time 1944) he married as William T. Rogers) This marriage took place in Copperhill. Since Lura was buried in Jasper I was hoping that you might be of some help.

From: Woody King
Date: Sunday, July 05, 1998 11:13 AM

I am researching my family and my neice has been in correspondence by E-mail with your cousin in Carrollton TX in regards to the Cowart family. My G-Grandmother was RACHAEL COWART and I am trying to find any info on her that I can. I know that she died March 8, 1917 but where? She was married to ELIAS AKENS but I can’t find where she is buried or he is buried. Any info you could provide me with or any other areas I can search, would be greatly appreciated.

From: Rex Black
Date: Monday, July 06, 1998 5:25 PM

I have an 1880 Cherokee co, AL census with William Hopkins age 48 born GA, Nancy 38 GA, James O 15 GA, Thomas H 13 GA, Andrew 9 GA, Henry 7 GA, Martha 5 GA, Amanda 2 AL, Nansey 1/12 AL. I am looking for the marriage and the parents of William and Nancy. From the birth places of the first childern, I assume the marrage was in about 1863 in GA. I have a marriage of a W. S. Hopkins to Nancy M. Rouse 26 Nov 1864, in Hall Co., GA. Also a marriage of a William K. Hopkins to Nancy Fulton 16 Mar 1862, in Pickens, GA. I have not been able to tie any marriage or parents to my William and Nancy.

From: Clyde Alexander McArthur
Date: Thursday, July 09, 1998 3:04 PM

Am particularly interested in early history of McArthurs. Want to learn more about backgrounds of David Lamar McArthur and his brother Elezor McArthur. In earlier days they apparently spelled name McCarter or immigration officials misspelled. Also interested in any info on Civil War activities of McArthurs.

From: Jimmy Morris
Date: Saturday, July 11, 1998 9:05 AM
Surnames: BAILEY, LUKE

Seeking parents of Mary Bailey, born about 1817 in GA/SC? She was married to Ferdinand Luke, born about 1815. They had a son named Robert Luke, born about 1837 in Georgia.

From: Anne Collins Merritt
Date: Tuesday, July 14, 1998 1:11 PM

Would like to correspond and share information with anyone researching any of these names in the Pickens/Cherokee/Gordon/Bartow/Whitfield Counties area.

From: Marie Kline
Date: Thursday, July 16, 1998 11:05 PM
Searching for info on William Sessions b. Jasper, GA about 1833 / m. Sarah Shoemaker born abou t 1841. His father was Thomas Sesions. Her father was Jno. Shoemaker.

From: William Padgett
Date: Saturday, July 18, 1998 5:31 PM
Surnames: PADGETT

I’m seeking any information about the Padgett’s of Pickens Co. I’ve got the lineage traced forward from Berry Padgett, who moved to Pickens Co.in the 1830’s, through Cicero but I have little concerning Berry’s other children lineage. Please contact me by snail mail: William Padgett, P. O. Box 415, Canton, GA 30114

From: William Padgett
Date: Saturday, July 18, 1998 5:35 PM

I’m seeking any information concerning George Washington “Wash” Southerland (b. ca 1846/d. ca 1936) and his children. They all were born and raised families in the Pickens/Gilmer Co. area. Please contact me by snail mail: William Padgett, P. O. Box 415, Canton, GA 30114

From: William Padgett
Date: Saturday, July 18, 1998 5:55 PM

Surnames: McGAHA

I’m seeking any information I can about the McGaha family of Pickens Co. I know nothing further back than Levi Malra McGaha. Please contact me by snail mail: William Padgett, P. O. Box 415, Canton, GA 30114

From: Dianne Raines Barnett
Date: Monday, March 09, 1998 3:09 PM
Surnames: BROWN, ERWIN

Seeking info on Dr.Alexander Melvin Brown and wife, Susannah Armilda Erwin married 1866 Cherokee Co-Known to be in Talking Rock late 1800’s. Snail mail 5623 Jackson Trail,Guntersville, AL 35976

From: Bobby Pearce
Date: Sunday, March 15, 1998 5:50 PM

I am looking for information on John PEARCE b 1812 GA. He moved to Pickens Co. by 1864 from Murry Co Ga. He lived in Pickens Co. until he died sometime after 1880.He married Elizabeth ?? about 1834. Their children were Mary E b1835, William Thomas b1840, Malissa A b1842, Jesse H b1843, Jacob A b1846, Henry Jonas b1852, Sarah A b1854, and Frances V b1858. James J b 2 Feb 1836. John had a brother Jacob b1810 Sc. He married Mary Downs 1830. Jacob is listed on the Pickens Census from 1870-1900. Their father may have been Ishom PEARCE. Can anyone help me on this family with more information.

From: Rejana Albertson
Date: Sunday, March 29, 1998 7:41 PM
Surnames: WARD, CASON

Listed in the 1860 census was Griffin CASON wife Hannah and children John and Sarah J. Hannah was the daughter of Jeremiah WARD from Habersham Co. Listed in the 1870 census was William WARD wifeTabitha and children Enoch, William W., Sarah J., Georgia AM. In the 1880 census William WARD again was listed with his wife and children adding Nannie B. WARD. Listed also, in 1880 census was Griffin CASON wife Hannah (Anna) children Sarah J., George W., Louisa C., James H. also Hannah’s father and mother Jeremiah and Moriah WARD. Listed also in 1880 was Sandy (Saudy) WARD and wife Hester A. who was Jeremiah WARD’s nephew whom he raised. After this I lose everyone! Help!

From: Stephanie Macchia
Date: Tuesday, March 31, 1998 3:37 AM
Surnames: BROCK

Does anyone have any info on the BROCK family in Pickens Co. Also I know there is a BROCK cemetery somewhere in the area of Elijay, Talking Rock, or Jasper. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

From: JETSKEEZ@aol.com
Date: Saturday, April 18, 1998 10:00 PM

My g-grandfather Homer McArthur born 1896 till 1959, was from Jasper, Ga. He married a Nannie Gracen Childers. His father was a James McArthur. I’m trying to further research these family members.

From: Jennifer Patterson
Date: Sunday, April 19, 1998 11:46 PM

Looking for Patterson family and their connections; My 4gr grandfather was Hicks (Hix) Patterson (b.@1810-1820 ) he was married to either Sarah Townsend or a Sallie, possibly both. I’ve found a Hix Patterson in the 1880 census who I know is my ancestor, he is listed as being 60 yrs. old married to Sallie (50 yrs.). In the 1860 census Hix Patterson is listed as 43 yrs. old born in South Carolina, Sarah (38 yrs.) married during year. I believe this is also my family but I am confused by the wives names. One of Hicks’ sons Edward(b.@1842) is supposedly my ancestor, he married a woman named Sonoma, their son(?) Thomas Hill (1872-1958) married Alma Ledford (1869-1962) their son Thomas Edward (1901-1967) married Ethel Irene Miller(1905-1989) after that I know the family no longer lived in Pickens Co. I would appreciate any information especially about Hicks and Edward Patterson.

From: Eugene W. Pinion
Date: Monday, April 20, 1998 5:10 PM
Surnames: PINION

I’m seeking information about my great-grandfather Abe Pinion, husband of Laura Anderson Pinion, father of John M. Pinion (John was born in Pickens County in 1900)

From: Susan Taylor
Date: Wednesday, April 22, 1998 10:37 AM
Surnames: TAYLOR

Searching for information on John Robert Taylor (born don’t know, he died before 1870) His wife was Matilda Edney Taylor (1809-1900). Also looking for Robert Taylor (born in 1836), Otis Taylor (born in 1848), Thomas J Taylor (born @ 1818), and John W Taylor (born @ 1838). John Robert & Matilda moved to Pickens Co. from North Carolina. Their children Robert, Martha, Otis, & Matilda were born there. Matilda was listed on the 1970 Pickens Co. census as living with John W. Taylor-whoever he is! I am wondering if Thomas J. might be John Robert’s brother? Lots of questions, no answers! Trying to make a family connection. Thanks!

From: Patton
Date: Thursday, April 23, 1998 8:23 PM

Looking for information on the Patton, Rider, Hide, and Mullinax family line.

From: Francis Spears
Date: Sunday, May 03, 1998 9:32 PM
Surnames: SPEARS

I am doing a research on my family name and would appreciate anything you have regarding the orgins of the surname. I have traced the family back to South Carolina and there could possibly be connections.

From: Glenna Chapman Kallal
Date: Friday, May 08, 1998 11:18 AM

Looking for any info on Andersons in Pickens County. My grandfather Wilson Homer Anderson was born at Sharptop Jun 15, 1893. Father was Elias or Elijah Anderson who married Dorcas Carr, daughter of Vestes Carr and Dorcas Chamblee. Elias’ father was Douglas Anderson who married Sally Turner.

From: Cathy Belcher Brown
Date: Saturday, May 09, 1998 8:20 PM

I am looking for the family of Claude Belcher, born Feb. 15, 1896 in Tate, GA. His parents were Fannie Trollinger, b. 7 April 1878 and Lowell Canady Belcher, born 25 August 1875 probably in South Carolina. This is the only info I have on my grandfather’s family. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

From: Joe Little
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 1998 19:04:20 EST
Surnames: LITTLE

Ambrose Little, (2) Henry Little’s and a Martin Little were all in Pickens County for the 1870 census. My Great Grandfather was Miles Little, almost certain that he was a brother to Ambrose Littleand the older Henry. Miles did have brothers with these names, they are about the correct age and they are all from South Carolina. My grandfather was also named Martin Little; but the Martin in Pickens county in 1870 was not him. They were probably cousins. Let me know if you know any thing about these Littles.

From: Carole Camp Johnson

I am researching the family of Nathaniel Jackson Fields. I believe his parents to be Pearson Fields who married Jane Collins in Pickens County 29 March 1853. Pearson died of measles in Tennessee in 1861. I haven’t been able to locate Jane or Pearson in any census or link them directly to Nathaniel Jackson. Nathaniel Jackson married Mary Francis Craig on 23 December 1894. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

From: Debbi Curry Brent
Date: Monday, May 18, 1998 11:51 AM
Surnames: SPEARS

I am looking for info on John and Lizzie Spears of SC. I believe they had a daughter named Eliza. If you can help me in my search I would be so thankful.

From: Michael Kent Mullinax
Date: Sunday, May 31, 1998 12:45 AM
Surnames: MULLINAX

I am looking for information on my great-great-great grandparents, Robert and Elender Mullinax. Both were born in 1843 and are buried in Jerusalem Cemetery in Pickens County. They had nine children, Joseph, Randy, Vistie, Robert Jr. (my great-great grandfather), Lula, Viola, Cissroe, Tom, and John.

From: Kurt Nelson
Date: Monday, June 01, 1998 11:42 PM

I am interested in finding out about Thomas Henry Nelson (born circa 1819) who married Susannah Dooley (born circa 1837) after the civil war. There first son was Henry Thomas Nelson (born circa 1867) in Georgia. By 1870, they were living in TN. Susannah Dooley was, I believe, the daugther of John Dooley (born circa 1794) and his second wife, Abigail Black. They were married circa 1826 or 1827. The 1840 census shows them to be living in Habersham County GA but by the time of the 1850 census they are shown to be living in Amicalola District, Lumpkin County. There were a total of 8 children. There is a Thomas Nelson on the roster Company B, 34th Inf., from Cherokee county and a J.A. Dool on the roster of Co. E, 36th Inf, also from Cherokee county. I am uncertain if these are the same as above. I do have one reference to Nelson, GA, hence my inquiry.

From: Deborah
Date: Tuesday, June 09, 1998 1:36 AM

I have a great great grandfather and his family that move to Pickens,Co. around 1878. His name was Cornelius Pace his wife was Clarrisa Pace her name is spelled several different ways . They had 7 children .One of there childrens name was Charlotte Pace they called her Lotte. She married Elisha Wigington in Pickens 6 -30 -1899 she was his second wife. They are buried at Long Swamp Church. What I’m searching for is to find out when my Great great grandparents died and where they are buried. Clarrisa died after 1887 because she was a member at Long Swamp and she moved her letter that year. In 1900 census Cornelius wife Clarrisa was died and he was living in the house hold with Lotte and Elisha and also in 1910 he was in thier house hold. That’s the last information I have on them being alive.I believe they are buried in Pickens ,Co. and I believe at Long Swamp. Can any one help me prove this.

From: Debbie Barnes
Date: Wednesday, June 10, 1998 4:52 PM
Surnames: PUCKETT

Looking for info on a A.C. Puckett (Alfred Clayton) lived and married in Pickens Co. Ga. his wife died in Pickens Co. need any info regarding him or his family.

From: Pam Mullinax
Date: Thursday, June 11, 1998 10:45 PM

Looking for any information on the ancestors of Ellender McEntyre (or McIntyre), b. 4/11/1843 in NC; d. 5/5/1899 in Pickens County, GA. Ellender was known as Emmy and as Lillie and was married to Robert Hezekiah Mullinax on Dec. 9, 1862. Their children were Joe, Mary E., Tom, Isabella (Bell), Joseph Emery, Mirandy Jane, Casada, Cicero, John L., Vistie E., Robert Asbury, and Viola. Isabella married George GARRETT, Joseph Emery married Victoria WATKINS, Mirandy Jane married Will WILKINS, Cicero married Lou FOWLER, John L. married Biddie DeBOARD, Vistie married Willie EVANS, Robert Asbury married Tilda Ann Elizabeth POOL, and Viola married James Sam JORDAN. Any information as to Ellender’s parents would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

From: Susan Gaddis
Date: Friday, June 12, 1998 8:42 PM

I am looking for information on Amelia Heard b.1774 in Virginia. She married William Jones 1/4/1808 in Pickens Co. They lived there until their deaths. (Amelia d. 10/30/1808; William d. 2/1/1841. Their daughter, Jane Jones, b. 1811 in Pickens Co. married James Daniel. They lived in Clayton Co. I have that William Jones served in the American Revolution, but no other information about that. I do have a lot on the Jones family. I have nothing at all on the Heards. I would love to exchange information.

Carol Burnett Cook

His name Boyce Wayne COOK, son of Alta Thomas Cook & Vera Lorine DUBOISE of Franklin Co, Al, son of John Thomas Cook & Cora Belle HARP of Franklin Al & Pickens Co, GA, son of Joseph Eldert Cook & Sara Cassadina CORNELISON of Jasper, Pickens Co, son of Thomas Hughes Cook (1831-1907) who married Julia Ann BOWEN… Thanks for anything you can tell me, especially “Who were the parents of Thomas Hughes Cook”? (I was told he was buried in a church cemetary where he gave the land to the church) Editor’s comment: Bethany Church Cemetery

Jackie Smith

Looking for anyone reseaching CHILSONS in Pickens Co. GA. Looking for any descendants of Marshall and Martha Chilson. Their daughter Elizabeth J. Chilson was my gg grandmother. Elizabeth married Marion Dudley EVANS in 1884 in Pickens Co. GA. She died in 1900 in Cherokee Co. TX

Jackie Smith

Looking for any descendants of a Susan CHILSON that married a McCALL in Pickens Co. GA. in the 1880’s. Her parents may have been Marshall and Martha Chilson.

Jackie Smith

Looking for any descendants of a Mildred EVANS that was born in the 1880’s in Pickens Co. GA. Family story is that Mildred ran away from home, and was never heard from again. Her parents were Marion Dudley Evans and Elizabeth J. CHILSON. My great grandmother was her sister.

Patricia P Lay

Researching family–parents and children–of Joseph SIMMONS b. 1827, in NC, m. Matilda RAY 1848, in Gilmer County, GA. Appear on the 1860, 1870, and 1880, Federal Census reports, Pickens County, GA.

Fred South

Looking for info on Lou Etta LONG, born May 12, 1914 at Talking Rock, GA. Died April 7, 1995 in Bristol, TN. She is the mother of my wife RosettaRUTHERFORD and the wife of Ballard Rutherford. Her father was John Long who was married to Vida DILLIANHAM. Vida’s sister Fairrie Dillianham was her biological mother but she was raised by Vida. Fairrie was married to Pat THOMPSON. A sister of my wife says that Lou Etta may have been born a Thompson. Lou Etta had a full brother James Long whose biological mother was also Fairrie. They had two half sisters and a half brother whose biological mother was Vida. They are Mary Long who married a CRUSENBERRY, Mittlee Long who married Lee CHESTNUT, and Everette Long.

Terry Lawson

Tyre HARBEN (1826-1898) This Confederate veteran is buried at the old Tate Cemetery. His gravesite is in deplorable condition. I seek Harben descendants, and others who care, to join me in an effort to restore Tyre’s grave, and to place there the headstone of a Confederate soldier. Your help and advice appreciated. Terry R. Lawson, 516 Old Mission Road. Brunswick, GA 31525, 912-262-0431

Jackie Smith

Looking for any descendants of William B. EVANS and Mary Ann Elizabeth WOOD. Mary Ann was full blood Cherokee indian. Daughter of Lorenzo Dow Wood and Dosha/Docia STOKES. William was born in SC, and Mary Ann was born in Hall Co. GA. Children: Charlotty (b. 1853 GA d. 1854 GA), Marion Dudley (b. 25 May 1856 Pickens Co. GA d. 18 Sept 1940 Palestine, Anderson Co. TX–my line), Lucinda Tabitha (b. 13 Jul 1859 Pickens), Maranda (b. 5 Oct 1860 Pickens), Sarah (b. 9 Mar 1864 Pickens), Julia Ann (b. 14 Jun 1866 Pickens), Robert Lee (b. 27 Apr 1868 Pickens), Mary Ann Elizabeth (b. 27 Apr 1870 Pickens–d. 24 Sept 1956 OK), Jane Rose (b. 20 Dec 1872 Pickens), Lora Octavia (b. 28 May 1878 Pickens), Jasper Columbus Wood (b. Mar 1880 Pickens).

Joan Nathan

Searching for Joseph HAZELWOOD born S.C.about 1838. Listed in Pickens Co 1860 census — living with MOSS family. In 1870 Pickens census he is married to Sarah?, with one daughter Rebecca age 8. Also researching FULTON. Isaac, Lancaster, and Warick HAZELWOOD in 1860 Pickens Co. census. William Franklin Fulton married Rebecca Hazelwood.

Linda Dean

William COX shown on 1850 Cherokee Census with wife Nancy and following children: Lucinda, Rhoda, Susannah, Jesse C., James R., Martha L., then in 1860 on Pickens census, Thomas D., William, and John A. Cox. William may have died around 1856 since he was not on census with family. Location was Dug Road. I have info on Jesse Carter Cox and wife Cynthia PORTER. Contact Linda Dean 770-963-0471

Joyce Rice Norton

I am searching for any information on Thomas NORTON and his wife Margaret. They are both buried at the Norton Cemetary on Cove Rd. in Jasper. They had four children: Samuel married to Rhoda, Lucinda Catherine married John Samuel LAMBERT (another Pickens Co family, and they later moved to Alabama), Susanna Adeline married James PENDLEY, and Sarah E. married a PARKER and then a NEAL. In the 1860 census Sarah Parker is living with her parents and has several children. Samuel Norton is next door to his parents and Lucinda Catherine Norton Lambert (my gggrandmother) and her family are also in Pickens Co. Almost all of my mother’s great-grandparents lived in Pickens Co. Other surnames are FULTON and COOK. Any information would be greatly appreciated and if anyone out there recognizes any of these names please contact me. I will gladly share any information I have.

Susan Kendall

I am researching the Wat(d)kins lines. I have gone back as far as my great great grandfather, Henry O. WATKINS, born February 13, 1852 in GA and later married and settled in Monroe County, TN in 1869. He and his wife Martha Jane TALLENT had 18 children! I have recently been given information from the Pickens County census of 1860 that seems to match up and I am hoping to find out more on this family. It is Joshua and Feraby WADKINS and their children are Mary, Henry, Margaret, John and James. Any help on this line would be appreciated.

Carol Shelton

Seeking information on the spouse of Drucella LONG WILSON. Drucella had 2 children born in Talking Rock, GA. Ara Wilson, born Dec. 4, 1881 and Walter Wilson, born Feb. 15,1885. Family members believe Drucella died upon the birth of Walter and Mr. Wilson may have married again. Walter Wilson corresponded with relatives in GA. for many years after coming to TX. They are believed to be half-brothers and sisters. Any information on this family would be appreciated.

Terry A Cheek

Trying to determine firstname and other info. about a Georgia ancestor with lastname of JOHNSON, possibly lived near Lafayette, Walker County or surrounding Counties. Was married to Elizabeth Caroline (maiden name: BURNS) had daughter born June 19, 1868 name: Lydia Alice Johnson (my Great Grandmother)believed born in Lafayette, GA area . Father of Lydia (the Johnson whose firstname we seek) believed to have died a short time after or perhaps just before her birth. Any specific info you may have or suggested areas or resources we might research would be greatly appreciated.

Chanda Seibert Blitch

am lookling for information about Sylvanus Simon HAMRICK, b. 1832 in N.C., m. Harriet KILLIAN 1 /SEP 1853 in Pickens County. Children of this marriage were: John A., b. 1855; James L., b. 1857; Robert T., b. 1859; George Washington, b. 1861; Martha E., b. 1863; Rachel A., b. 1867; Lola Belle, b. 1875; William A., b. 1868; Jesse M., b. 1870; Henry M., b. 1872; Horner Austin, b. 1878. There was a Hamrick Bros. store in Jasper that was started by some of the sons of Sylvanus. Of these sons, I am trying to follow the line of George Washington Hamrick of Jasper. Any information would be appreciated.

Laurie Fisher

I am looking for the births and parents of Allison (Wm A. or A.J.) his brother Wes and sister Eliza JEFFCOAT. Allison was born 1840. All were born in Georgia. Allison Jeffcoat was in 17th Inf Co”G”Ga. He married a Lizzie Lindsy (Lindsey, Limbley) about 1867 and had son Allie Allison b.1875 in Georgia.

Sandra Gosnold

Am interested in corresponding with WORLEY researchers. John Pleasant (born 1886 Pickens Co–died Floyd Co) s/o James Andrew (born Keithsburg Cherokee Co. died Bartow Co) s/o John Pleasant (died Bartow Co) s/o Pleasant(died 1863 Cherokee Co – buried Keithsburg) s/o Silas s/o John Jr, s/o John Sr ( died 1757 Powhatan Co, VA) John Pleasant WORLEY b 1886 (my grandfather) born Pickens Co (Sharp Mtn 1559 G.M dist- Cagle Mill Road) John was youngest son s/o James Andrew Worley and Charlotte Ann CARROLL (2nd wife) Louise Jane Worley b 1866 was the oldest child of James Andrew Worley and Josephene KELLY (1st wife). Josephene died when Louise Jane was “3”. Louise Jane married Christopher Columbus “Lum” CANTRELL and they had 10 children. In birth order: Joseph Andrew , David Alonzo m. Jessie KELLY (no children), Clarence Monroe m. Lois INGRAM (9 children), Gordon Cantrell m. Mildren DEBOISE (no children), Stella Malinda m. M W WEATHERBY (one son, Gordon), Beulah Pearl m. John H TATUM (2 sons), James Leland m. 1) EthelEKNER?, 2) Bertha?, Birtha Grace m. 1) Joe TEAGUE (child: Eva Joe) 2) Ernest CAGLE (of Cagle Mill family) , Maggie Leona m. James Thad JONES(3daughters, 1 son), Ferman C m. Cairo M DENSMORE (3 daughters)

Linda Carpenter

William SWOFFORD (born Jun 1824/GA–died Dec 1900/Davidson Co, TN) Married Julian “Julia” A. J. HAILES on 21 Dec 1852 in Gilmore, Cobb Co, GA. (Julia born Dec 1827/GA–died Jul 1912) William and Julia had the following children: William Thomas “Tom”, Sara F.”Fannie”, and Julia A.(born 1857/Pickens Co, GA) Sarah J. O. (born 1859/Pickens Co, GA), John B. D. (born 1859/Pickens Co, GA), Arminda Jane, Robert E. Lee (born Jun 1870), Andrew Jackson, George Asberry, Lennie Kansas, Julia M. Swofford. William and Julia Hailes Swafford/Swofford were my gg-grandparents. Would love to have more info on them. I will share my TN research. 1013 Candace Street/Gallatin, TN 37066

Larry & Robbie Lewis

I would like to exchange information with anyone researching Thomas E. HOLCOMBE b. 1808, married Rachel ?. They lived in the Conn Creek area. Checking thru several Cherokee Co. cencus dates I have found their last name spelled Halcomb and Holcombe. In 1850 the name was mispelled by the Cencus taker as Halcourt.

Michael A Burlison

Would appreciate any information on Isaac BURLISON‘s family and descendants. Also, information on collateral family lines enthusiastically received. Isaac Burlison was one the founders of the Burnt Mountain Baptist Church in Pickens County, GA, where he served as a Deacon for 10 years and is buried at the cemetery there. He also served as Postmaster for Burnt Mountain. He was born September-10-1816 at Big Ivy, Buncombe County, NC, and died March-05-1885 at Burnt Mountain, Pickens County, GA. Isaac and Hannah M. CARTER were married circa 1836 at Big Ivy, NC.

Vicki Whaley

looking for anyone researching Alexader HARRIS b 1-1-1812 VA, md (1) Elizabeth ?. They had one child A. Harris (Max) b 1840 SC. Alexander moved to Forsyth County, GA & md (2) Keciah MAULDIN on 3-3-1844. They had 3 children: (1) Ase (Ira) A. HARRIS, Private Co. L, 36th Regt GA Volunteer Infantry (2) Henry Pleasant HARRIS b March 02, 1845 GA md Mary Ann LOVELESS on 8-2-1866 (3) Mary E. b 1847 GA Alexander was in the1840 & 1850 Forsyth County, GA census. He md (3) Arie Jane SAWYERS on 2-12-1860. They had 3 children – Martha Ann, Charles William Ira, & Arie A. Alexander was in the Pickens County, GA 1860 census. The family moved to Blount County, AL 1862 – 1864. Alexander died on 11-30-1864 & is buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Cullman County, AL.

Glenda Underwood

We are looking for Henry Balus FORREST – Married Sarah HERRON about 1854 in Pickens County.

John V Rose Sr

Looking for information about my great-grandfather. His name was Robert Henley ROSE. He taught school in Talking Rock GA. He was born 11-26-1853. I am not sure of the dates that he taught. I would like any documents to proof this or any information leading to his father Enoch B. Rose who came through Cherokee County NC in the 1840’s.

Michael Parker

I am trying to find out if William O PARKER born in 1880 in Pickens Co. is my great grandfather. The William O Parker that is my grandfather is listed on the 1920 U.S. Census in Lee Co., Alabama, he was 40 and born in Georgia. I searched the 1880 U.S. Census and found a William O Parker born in Pickens Co. to a William H. and Francis Parker, they were both 22 years old. William O also had a twin brother George H. Any help at all will be helpful.

Martha Watson

Am looking for more info on the GROGAN, McDONALDS and STONE of Pickens Co., Ga. I have information to share on some. My grt, grt grandparents are buried in 4-Mile Church Cemetery outside of Tate, Ga. He was born l0/20/l807, d. l/4/l862. She was born 5/l3/l8l4, d. 6/28/l882. My grt grandfather, James Webb Grogan is buried in Ball Ground, Ga. in the same plot as some other Grogans, among them my grt aunt Salliy Grogan Cain and her husband and daughter. Am trying to trace them back to a Barthalomew(?) Grogan, who came over from Ireland, I believe. Have a Grogan bible with some info; it belonged to my grt grandfather James Webb Grogan. Some of my ancestors are from Pickens Co., My grt grt grandparents, William Manley and Hettie RIDINGS(Rydings) Grogan are buried at 4-Mile Baptist Church cemetery near Tate. Also, have some info on McDonalds. Would like to know exactly where each of these families came to Georgia from and more info on them.

Anne Barrett Chamlee

Seeking info on LUDVILLE. Grave listings, early settlers. Specifically looking for info on CHAMLEE, EARLY, and PENDLEY

Hank Hammontree

I am looking for information on HAMMONTREE‘s and their desdendants that lived in and around Pickens County. I am trying to build the history of all Hammontrees because I believe that we all come from the first family I have found in Virginia in the early 1700’s. I hope to write a book about us one day.

Carol Shelton

Seeking information on the William Adolphus LONG family, wife Deemy. They are listed in the 1860 census in Pickens Co. With them are children, Camdon, John, Washington Baxter, Dee, Franklin, and Downy B. They resided in Georgia until about 1900. Any information concerning this family would be appreciated.

Dean King

My great grand father was John LEDFORD II who lived in this county in 1870 and who later moved to Arkansas about 1891 and later into Oklahoma in the early 1900’s. I am inquiring if there are some people who still reside in this area with the surname of Ledford that may be some of my ancestors. If so I would be interested in hearing from them. I am in Cleburne, Texas. Telephone 817-558-0782