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7/4/99 
LISTER - GILL - WILCOX FEMALE INSTITUTE 

Searching for anyone who can help me with this family: Julia A. [---] m. (1) [---] Gill and m. (2) Jeremiah Lister 20 Oct 1864 in Benton (Calhoun) Co AL. In the 1870 census Jerry and Julia Lister were in Wilcox Co with the three children from her first marriage: William age 16, Lela [Leila] age 14, and James age 12. Leila attended Wilcox Female Institute in 1873-74; I have her vellum diploma. By the 1880 census Julia was in Houston, Harris Co TX, along with her three children. She was listed as a widow. Can anyone give me any information on Jeremiah (Jerry) Lister: his family and where and when he died? Also, can anyone tell me if any records survive from the Wilcox Female Insitute? Thanks for any help.

Reply to: Doris Thorn, dorstan@pop.mindspring.com 


7/8/99 
McGILBERRY 

I am looking for information on My ggg Grandfather Angus (or Anguish ) Mcgilberry. His wife is thought to be Keziah and believe they had 2 children John and Daniel (my gg Grandfather).

Angus was born in North Carolina @ 1795. Census records shows he lived in Butler County in 1830 and Dale County in 1840. He was living in Wilcox County according to the 1850 and 1860 census. I know he served briefly in the 23rd Ala Infantry (8/61-12/61) but I do not have any info on him or his wife Keziah after that time.

Angus' son Daniel McGilberry was born @ 1827 in Alabama. He is listed in 1850 census of Wilcox County in same household as parents Angus and Keziah. He is listed in 1860 census of Wilcox County with his wife Eliza Jane Hare McGilberry and children John,Mary E., Robert,Peter Franklin, Daniel Spencer and Sarah Jane McGilberry.

I know that Daniel Served In the 38th Alabama And died while a POW at Camp Chase, Ohio. If there Is anyone who has info on these individuals, please let me know.

Reply to: Steven McGilberry, SMcGil@aol.com 


7/9/99 
DUNN 

I need information concerning Robert Dunn. He was born around 1847 . . . the son of John Wesley Dunn. Home was in Wilcox County, AL.

Reply to: Joshua, joshua@mail.net1inc.net 


7/13/99 
McFARLAND - MARSHALL 

I am searching for information on my great-grandfather, Jesse Dunkin McFarland, his wife Addie Marshall and my Grandfather Willie Woab McFarland. My grandfather was born in Camden, Alabama September 1903.

Reply to: WUERTENBER@aol.com 


7/19/99 
ROSSITTER - WATTERS 

Trying to clear up some confusion on family line; Need info on Amanda Jane ROSSITTER b. 8 Mar 1841, Wilcox Co. Al who married a Henry Brittain WATTERS who may have been her teacher before the Civil War. Anyone knowing abt, either of these people please contact me! Thx, Peter in Tulsa, Okla.

Reply to: Peter, pcastro@webzone.net 


7/27/99 
BRAME - KELLY - SPINKS 

I have done research in Wilcox Co., AL on:

Charles Edward Brame who was a teacher there in the 1870's time period.(Proven by census records). He may have been associated with the old girl's school there. I have never been able to prove that conclusively.

Peter Kelly and his wife Jane Ewing who lived and died in the western part of Wilcox Co.

John Spinks who actually lived in Marengo Co., but owned property in Wilcox Co.

I have a website which contains much family information.

Reply to: Albert H. Spinks, aspinks@compuserve.com 
Homepage: http://www.netpath.net/~ahspinks/home.htm 


7/28/99 
HUGGINS 

Researching Huggins families from Wilcox County. Have data connecting James Blair Huggins (1832-1904) who migrated to Wilcox Co approximately 1855. He is descended from John Huggins, I, (1670-1747), of See Wee Bay, Christ Church Parish, SC.

James Blair Huggins was one of 13 children, we have data on three and would like to trace others. I will gladly share my data on Huggins and associated families.

Reply to: Jimmy Huggins, JHugg12934@aol.com 


7/30/99 
ROBINSON - ROBERSON - BONNER - SILLS 

I am writing again to ask for help in finding my gggrandparents, William Robinson/Roberson and Elizabeth Bonner Robinson/Roberson. William was born in 1790, I think, and Elizabeth in 1794. I know they had one son who was called Tye. Tye married Mary (Polly) Sills, daughter of Clement and Elizabeth Thornton Sills. The land records show William owning 40 acres in Wilcox County in the mid-1800's. William's grandson Alfred Bennett Roberson married first Martha Elizabeth Canterbury and second, Mary Alice Wright. They lived in Pine Apple, Al.

If these names sound familiar to you or if you have any info on Robinson/Roberson families that lived in Wilcox County during the mid-1800's, I would like very much to hear from you. Thank you.

Reply to: Freda Roberson Noble, tnoble@mcn.org 


7/31/99 
DUNN 

My grandfather was Julius David Dunn who was born 9/26/1898 in Camden. I'm seeking information as to when he left Camden and why.

Would also like information about ancestors of David Edgar Dunn and Mattie Smith Stewart Dunn if it is available.

Has link been established between Thomas Dunn and David Edgar Dunn?

Are you aware of any photos of David Edgar Dunn and wife Mattie Stewart Dunn?

Reply to: Wandee47@aol.com 


8/1/99 
HALL - ALLEN 

Seeking info on a JACKSON HALL married to a MIRIAM ALLEN. JACKSON HALL was born in Tuscaloosa, but lived in Marengo, and Wilcox, where many of his children were born, and then lived in Clarke County, Ala. Some of the children were EARLDINE, WILLIAM , JASPER , JOHN WASHINGTON, JOHN NUMAN, ALICE, GEORGE E., ROBERT LEE, JAMES H.., JOSEPHINE, T. HARDY, CAROLINE, and SALLIE BELL HALL.

I was told that JACKSON HALL served as a Captain.with the Grove Hill Guards from Clarke County in the Civil War, and that he was wounded and lost an arm.

Would like to exchange info with anyone researching this family.

Reply to: VenB@aol.com 


8/7/99 
MOSES - MIXON 

AM SEARCHING FOR ANY INFO AN A MARY MIXON OR BUTLER MOSES, MARRIED IN WILCOX COUNTY, ALA. 1866. I AM THE 4X-GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER OF THE BUTLER/MIXON UNION. THEY HAD 9 CHILDREN-

  • NELLIE
  • ELSIE
  • THOMAS
  • ESAW
  • JOCABE
  • SAM
  • MARY ELLEN
  • JANE - MY GREAT GRANDMOTHER
  • SARAH
  • IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION RE: THIS UNION, PLEASE EMAIL ME AT LIN.JAM@CWIX.COM. ALSO, BUTLER"S MOTHER NAME IS 'JENNY' AND ALL THAT I KNOW OF HER IS THAT SHE IS A FULL-BLOODED INDIAN-CHEROKEE DESCENT. THANK YOU, AND MAY GOD BLESS YOU.

    Reply to: lin.jam@cwix.com 


    8/10/99 
    THORNTON - SILLS 

    Hi, I would like to communicate with anyone who is researching the Thorton family that lived in Wilcox county in the early 1800's:

    Asa b. Thorton from S. Carolina, 1788-1843, married Nancy Collieri in 1809. Nancy was born in 1792 and died in 1860. She was from North Carolina.

    Their son John A. Thorton, 1815-1871, married Sally Sills, born 1817, died 1858. Sally was the daughter of William Clement (Clemmons) Sills and Elizabeth Thorton Sills.

    I am trying to learn if Elizabeth Thorton's family was the same family as her son-in-law's John A. Thornton.

    Any info would be greatly appreciated.

    Reply to: Freda Roberson Noble, tnoble@mcn.org 


    8/10/99 
    INLOW 

    Do you know of any Inlows in Wilcox Co. Al. that are buried there? Looking for family. Help needed. I have Tillman Inlow in wilcox Co. in the 1840's. Would like to know as much as possible about him and any of his family. They are my family.

    Reply to: Laura Lichte, lichte@mail.lig.bellsouth.net 


    8/14/99 
    GRIFFIN 

    ISSAC & DICEY GRIFFIN - These people were the parents of my great-grandmother Catherine. She was 23 years old in 1880 and lived in Snowhill , AL. then. Any information about her parents births , slave masters , deaths/ where they are buried would be appreciated . THANKS!

    Reply to: , AHa5996959@aol.com 


    8/19/99 
    YONGUE 

    Hugh Yongue Sr.(son of Hugh Yongue I and wife Margaret) emigrated from South Carolina around 1819, along with his wife, Rosanna and some of their eight children to Wilcox Co., Ala. near Reheboth. He and his family are buried in the Yongue Cemetery, a small cemetery near Reheboth, still in fairly decent condition considering the number of years it has been in existence. Hugh Yongue Sr. died, Dec.1843 at 66 years old. His wife Rosanna (died 1835) and all his family then living there, preceded him in death. One of his granddaughters and her husband are buried in the Seltzer-Malone Cemetery in Reheboth. P>I am in search of Hugh Yongue Sr.'s will, which I know exists, but I am unsure of the location of this will? Does the courthouse in Wilcox,Co. still have early wills, would these wills have been sent to the Archives in Mmontgomery, or would they still possibly be in Reheboth? Please inform me as to the procedure with old wills. I am a Yongue descendant of Hugh Sr. Thank you.

    Reply to: Yvonne Guidroz, goldie@usunwired.net 


    8/20/99 
    CALDWELL - LENOIR - McCANTS 

    I am looking for information concerning any or all of the children of Dr. John D. Caldwell who was b. 1805 in Sumter, SC in 1805. The children were Elizabeth, Augusta, Rosalee, Anna, Sumter, George, and Robert. Dr. Caldwell was the first mayor of Camden. I

    am also looking for any information regarding William Ransome LeNoir and his children. He was also born in SC but resided at some time in Wilcox Co. AL. He was b. ca 1800.

    I am also anxious to contact relatives of David Thompson McCants b. 1837 in Wilcox County near Bell's Landing. Thank you.

    Reply to: Margaret Black, margblack@mindspring.com 


    8/22/99 
    STUCKEY - BAILEY 

    Poindexter Stuckey (b. SC Jan 21, 1813; Sarah Ann b. 29 Nov 1829 AL). Married in Wilcox County Nov 18, 1855. Children Sarah Katherine, James Lewis, and Jonathan Collins.

    Reply to: Virginia Stuckey Sharp, virginia@vvm.com 


    8/22/99 
    CORGILL 

    We are looking for information on James P. Corgill. He was in Wilcox County (from Dallas County) in 1860. He later moved to Marengo County, and raised his family there. His wife is probably a Rains or Raney. Thanks.

    Reply to: Ann and Johnny Corgill, JCorgillX@aol.com 


    8/22/99 
    MORRIS 

    Does anyone have any info on either of these men? According to BLM-GLO records, they had land in Township 11 N. in Wilcox County in the 1830's. They are names that carried on in my Morris family in later years in Butler and Covington counties.

    My grandfather was Joseph MORRIS, b.1872 in Butler County, and he had a son named Daniel and a brother named George W. MORRIS (also brothers named Lee and Thomas and a sister Lusana. Joseph had several half siblings [I'm not sure of their names but have come up with James L., S.M., Jeptha R., E.A. (Edward?), and Jefetha in census and deed records.] Joseph's father was Ivy/Ivey MORRIS, born in NC in 1813. My first record of Ivy is his (second) marriage to my g-gm, Louisa Caroline REID in 1867 in Butler County. They are on the 1870 and 1880 Butler County censuses in Greenville, but I can't find Ivy before 1867, so any info on Morrises in this area before that time would be greatly appreciated! Thanks.

    Reply to: Cheryll MORRIS Sumner, Irishsttr2@aol.com 


    8/29/99 
    TALBERT - Boiling Springs Baptist Church 

    I am seeking photos of grave of Gen. Ezra Graves Talbert, Sr., born 13 July 1805, Edgefield District, SC, and died 18 June 1870, McKinley, Marengo County. His obituary states that he was buried at Boiling Springs Baptist Church in Wilcox County, Ala. Would you know of someone in that area who would be able to photograph the gravesite? Any assistance you could provide would be greatly appreciated by our family. I look forward to hearing from you.

    Reply to: Eddie Johnson, eajohnson@OBURG.NET 


    8/31/99 
    Mabila, Alibamu (the origin of present-day Mobile, Alabama) 

    I will be visiting Wilcox county around the middle of October, 1999 and would appreciate any assistance that you, your friends and local residents may be able to furnish prior to my visit.

    My objective is to visit areas in and around Alberta, Gastonburg, Catherine, Boykin and other nearby areas in the upper area of Wilcox county (east of the Alabama river) in search of possible sites for the ancient lost fortress city of Mabila, Alibamu (the origin of present-day Mobile, Alabama).

    This initial excursion is a preliminary one with intentions to revisit the area again next year at about the same time.

    I need assistance with regard to the following:

    The nearest, reasonably priced, motels to Alberta and Gastonburg.

    Names and locations of local residents that I may contact willing to assist me with my search for Mabila.

    Any information in the Wilcox area concerning the lost ruins of Mabila and indian sites.

    Please access my sites online for additional information regarding my endeavors:

    http://members.aol.com/rdboyd/page3.html
    http://members.aol.com/rdboyd/Page4.html

    Your assistance would be greatly appreciated.

    Reply to: Robert D. Boyd, rdboyd@aol.com 


    9/3/99 
    HILL - LEE - TEW 

    I am looking for information on Harriet Hill who married John Tew in Wilcox Co., Ala. in 1827. She is the sister of John Hill who married Elizabeth Lee of Lowndes Co.,? Ala. Families have Neshoba Co., MS connections after 1845 or so. Looking for parents of John and Harriet Hill.

    Reply to: Joan Warren, Warren@Dixie-net.com 


    9/6/99 
    CHANCE - BLALOCK - WOOD - BOUTWELL 

    I am trying to obtain all the informaion on these famlies that I can. At the moment I am particulary interested in finding out who the families of Emaline Blalock who was married to Nathan Chance was, and The family of Eliza Jane Wood, who married John James Chance. Anyone that may have a clue, please enlighten me!!!!

    Reply to: N. Williamson, williamson@alaweb.com 


    9/7/99 
    BONNER - RAMSEY - DALE 

    I am looking for information concerning my grandmother, Susie Bonner. Her mother's name is Lydia Ramsey and her husband's name is Morrisette "Snap" Bonner. They were all from Wilcox County (Snow Hill and Camden) if I am not mistaken. My grandfather, Morrisette has a sister named Martha Bonner married into the Dale family. Help!

    Reply to: Belinda, beegibb@frontiernet.net 


    9/7/99 
    SMITH 

    I AM CREATING A FAMILY TREE HISTORY AS A SURPRISE FOR MY HUSBAND. I AM LOOKING FOR ANY INFORMATION ON HIS MOTHER (DECEASED) HER NAME WAS ANNIE MERLE SMITH. I CAN'T ASK HIM BECAUSE THEN IT WOULD NOT BE A SURPRISE.ANY HELP WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. AS FAR AS I KNOW SHE HAD LIVED IN CAMDEN, ALABAMA ALL HER LIFE. SHE ATTENDED WILCOX ACADEMY. THANKYOU FOR ANY HELP GIVEN.

    Reply to: Runnels, scokat@hotmail.comSMIT 


    9/14/99 
    LAWRENCE 

    Looking for parents of Henry N.Lawrence, born Oct. 1849 in AL or GA, died between 1900 and 1907, married Margaret Blankenship on June 26, 1867. I would be happy to share any information that I have on his descendants. Thanks for any help you might provide.

    Reply to: Lanell Saeger, psaeger@aol.com 


    9/17/99 
    ACKER - GRIFFIN - MOORE - PATTON - ELLIS 

    Need help on NAOMI ACKER GRIFFIN's parentage and husbands. I have (source unknown from when I first started genealogy and didn't know better) that her first husband was Colonel MATTHEW PATTON. Then a second husband named ___ ACKER. Then a third husband, DAVEY GRIFFIN. Does anyone have any info on her line? Or *ANY* of these lines? I have some, not much, information. Glad to share if I can help, tho!

    Her will, the will of NAOMI ACKER GRIFFIN (1837) makes bequests to her son GEORGE W. ACKER, a son L.B. ACKER, and a daughter, MARY, who married JOHN J. ELLIS. (Witnesses were WILLIAM GULLEY and JOHN MOOR.)

    Please email me if you can help me straighten this out! Thanks!!

    Valerie

    GULLEY - McCONDICHIE 

    Seeking information on my gggrandfather JOHN JAY GULLEY who married MARY ANN McCONDICHIE on 8/30/1853. The GULLEYs lived in the easternmost part of Wilcox County, around Snow Hill (now Furman). Possibly parts of the family lived in the nearest surrounding counties, but I believe most lived in Wilcox.

    JOHN JAY GULLEY was born 11/2/1826. When did he die? His last child I have record of was born in 1866, so I know he must have been alive 8 or 9 months before. Where is he buried? I have not been able to find this information. Most of his family are in Old Snow Hill, Snow Hill, Palmer or nearby cemetaries. Likewise, his wife, MARY ANN E. McCONDICHIE GULLEY. She was born 8/25/1838. By photos I have, one of her with her daughter, son-in-law and several grandkids, she was alive at least until 1890. Where is she buried?

    If you have any information on this family and can help, I'd really appreciate it! Glad to share what I have, too.

    Thanks!

    Valerie

    Reply to: Valerie Wood, dejr3@geocities.com 
    Webpage: DEJR3's Homepage for Sports and Genealogy 


    9/18/99 
    VAUGHN - PARRISH 

    I am looking for information on the parents of Oliver M. Vaughn born in 1900 in Alabama, Oliver later married Eva Jane Simpson and they lived in Marshall County, Alabama. I have been told his fathers name was Herbert Vaughn and his mothers name was Rosie Parrish, I can find no proof of their exsistance anywhere. If anyone knows anything, please contact me.

    Reply to: Lydia Vaughn Webb, lydlo@bellsouth.net 


    9/19/99 
    GORDON 

    Any information relating to the surname Gordon, African American, in Wilcox County, Alabama.

    Reply to: Dale, Bryandle@hotmail.com 


    9/19/99 
    FARRINGTON 

    J.E. "IDA" FARRINGTON - This is my great Grandmother married to Alonzo Leander Twilley (I know they lived in Marengo Co.) I believe she was born in Wilcox Co but I know nothing about her (not even what the initials stand for) or her family. Please help.

    Reply to: Robin Wallace, Robin.Wallace2@gte.net 


    10/4/99 
    GRACE 

    I am looking for my g-grandfather who shows on his release papers from prison that he was born June 1834 in Wilcox County, AL. I also have a copy of Muster Roll of the Wilcox True Blues and he is listed as a private under the name of J. Salter Grace. His wife's name was Mary Cannon last name for her unknown.

    According to his application for pension on March 26, 1909 he moved to Panola, TX in October 1865. He and his family are listed in census for several years.

    If any one has information I would appreciate knowing his father and mother plus the last name for ggrandmother Mary C.

    Reply to: M. Venable, c0023383@airmail.net 


    10/7/99 
    SMITH 

    I am looking for any information on a place in Wilcox Co. I have 2 ancestors who died there in 1849. Neil SMITH and his brother David SMITH, are listed in a book I have on my SMITH family as POD- Blacks Bend,Wilcox County Alabama. I have looked in several places to no avail. There just doesn't seem to be a Blacks Bend anywhere. I would greatly appreciate any information.

    Reply to: Shanna Corbin, s.corbin@worldnet.att.net 


    10/8/99 
    Rosemary Missionary Baptist Church 

    I am looking for information about Rosemary Missionary Baptist Church located in Camden, built in 1890 under the pastorate of Rev. Boykins, many of my relatives are buried on the church ground. also looking for St.Paul School, someone told me that it probably was on Claiborne Street in Camden sponsored by the Presbyterian Church. Thanks Sue

    Reply to: Sue Arnold, dofather@aol.com 


    10/12/99 
    LAMBRIDGE 

    I am searching for descendants of Alice Alma Taylor who married Frank Lambridge. She was born about 1877. Children of Alma and Frank Lambridge were: Alice, Marie, Clementine, Vivian, Tony and George. Alice Alma Taylor was sister to my Grandmother Annie Bertha Taylor Brown who lived in Monroe Co. Would like to share and swap information.

    Reply to: Joyce Smith, Nastysmith@aol.com 


    10/20/99 
    CRISWELL 

    I am researching any Criswell names in Wilcox County, AL. John, Andrew and William lived there in 1850 and possibly before then. They came from SC. There may have been more members of this family.

    Reply to: Carolyn Nichols, tncnow@aol.com 


    10/25/99 
    McINTOSH 

    Am searching for an Angus McIntosh who came to Wilcox County, Alabama from Richmond County NC or from Marlboro County, SC in the early 1800s.

    Reply to: Gretta Saunders, gretta@nccoast.net 


    10/29/99 
    Rehoboth Methodist Church Cemetery 

    I was fortunate enough to visit this cemetery, and was so upset at the condition. It is gradually fading ito the woods. It needs some heavy work. A bush hog can not be used as there are graves hidden in the grass (markers are on them). There are many families represented there, Christian, Laird, Vincent. Mr. Wilkinson and I worked two hours trying to clear brush from around fence at Christian and Vincent graves. Fence appears to be in good shape except gate is missing. It could be lying in grass somewhere. There are trees that need cutting and moving. Elizabeth Applewhite Jordan Christian's grave needs some mortar and strong arms to lift slab back into place. The are shrubs within fence that need to come down. I could not even read other graves for shrubs. And I know Selena Shofner Christian is also buried there. Both of these women were married to George A. Christian, the son of Dr. George Daniel Christian.

    There is no sign of a church ever being there. What I need to know is there no one willing to take this on as a project? These are not my ancestors, tho some of them are related. But that does not matter. If we want to preserve our heritage - why not the graves of same?

    I would go and do this myself if I were able. I have very bad wrists(You can tell by my typing.) and the litle bit I did that day left me unable to do much of anything for a while.

    Does anyone know if the Church still owns this property? Is there not some civic organization or scout troop that could do this for a project? Once it is done, then weed killer could be used in heavy doses within the fences at least and it will only need a yearly bit of work to keep it up. Does anyone have any ideas? It is so sad, and I am afraid a longing truck might run over the graves as they are so hidden.

    Reply to: Caroline, geminijazz@email.msn.com 


    10/25/99 
    CHANCE - WOOD - BLALOCK - PARRISH - QUARLES - GODWIN - SULLIVAN - PHELPS 

    Hello, I am seeking information on the family of Nathan Chance and his wife Emaline. If you could help me out with thte children and their families it would be most appreciated.

    Reply to: N. Williamson, williamson@ alaweb.com 


    10/27/99 
    HUTCHINSON - HUTCHERSON - HUTCHISON 

    Isaiah W Hutchinson received a land patent no. 51.889 on the 1st of Sep 1860 in Wilcox County, AL. My GGGrandfather was Isaiah W. Hutchinson and the last record we have of him was the 1850 census in Anson Co, NC. Any Information on the above Isaiah W would be appreciated.

    Reply to: Joe Hutchinson, jehutch@citcom.net 


    10/29/99 
    RAWLS - TART - HARPER  

    We are seeking information on Eliza RAWLS m.lst Thomas H. TART, m.2nd John M. HARPER 17 Dec. 1849 in Wilcox Co.; Eliza was dau. of William RAWLS of Marion Co., SC. Also, would like to know relationship of George S.RAWLS to Eliza. George S. was born abt. 1798 in Marion Co., SC, on Wilcox, AL census in 1830, in Chickasaw, MS in 1850 where he died in 1857/8.

    Reply to: Joe and Annette Rawls, jabr3640@tds.net 


    10/29/99 
    WALKER  

    I am searching for a Christopher Columbus born March 1849 in Alabama. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thank you,

    Reply to: Judie, Judie315@aol.com 


    10/31/99 
    DAVIS 

    Johnnie Myrtle Davis Irwin was the 7th of 8 daughters born to John Stephen & Mary Lura (maiden name unknown) Davis of Wilcox County, AL. Sisters = Annie, Clara, Lula, Macie, Evie, Ora, -- 7th Myrtle, & Camile. She (Johnnie Myrtle Davis) was my grandmother, having married Cyrus S. Irwin in Mobile, AL, circa 1910. My father was the 2nd child = Cyrus Delma Irwin, born in Bay Minette, AL, 8-7-1915.

    Cyrus S. Irwin's father was Robert Broadnax Irwin, who married Lavonia Shakleford, possibly from Wilcox County. ------ Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Chuck Irwin

    Reply to: Chuck Irwin, CHARLES578@aol.com 


    11/2/99 
    SHADE - REEVES - FALLS - WATSON - WILLIAMS - YOUNG 

    I'm trying to find an Afro-Am William Shade who was probably born in 1855 in Ky or N.C. to a white slave master William Shade who might have migrated to either HALE-GREENE-MARSHALL-BARBOUR-MORGAN-WILCOX-MARENGO.The Shade family might also be associated with the allied surnames of Cades and the George Reeves family of Jackson county,Alabama.Rumor has it the the slave owner William Shade was supposedly one of the better slave owners.

    Reply to: Robert, runningdeer1011@webtv.net 


    11/3/99 
    HOLLINS 

    Searching for the burial place in Wilcox County of Robert Henderson HOLLINS. HOLLINS was born in TN in 1840 and was a veteran of the First Tennessee Confederate Regiment. After the war he married and moved to Wilcox County. He is believed to have died in 1880. He is shown on the 1880 census for Wilcox County along with his wife Lucy (29), daughter Anna (9), and Willis Embry. Lucy is believed to have died in 1890, possibly in Chattanooga. Seeking verification of the above info on Robert and location of his grave.

    Reply to: Mike Morgan, Mnmjmorgan@aol.com 


    11/4/99 
    DULANY 

    Any information re: Benjamin F. Dulany. He was born about 1829. He served in the AL 23rd Infantry, Ccompany A. He died between 1863-1865 in the Civil War or shortly thereafter. He was a large farmowner and slaveholder in Wilcox County, AL. He had children: William, Preston, Benjamin Thomas, John, and Joseph.

    Reply to: Edgar Poe, edette@aol.com 


    11/5/99 
    MOORE 

    Anna Moore was born in 1875 to Nebulon Franklin (Frank) and Ada Moore. They lived in Hampden, Wilcox Co., AL.

    Reply to: Vicky McBride, animaldoc@rcbpryor.net 


    11/6/99 
    HENRY 

    I am looking for info on my Great Grandparents. Littleton Page Henry and his wife Josie Lee Henry who I believe lived in Lower Peachtree Alabama in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Some of their children were Edna, Flossie, Linnie and Jewel. Any info would be greatly appreciated and I'll be happy to pay for it. Thank you so much. Troy Powell

    Reply to: Troy Powell, Troy@spydee.net 


    11/9/99 
    SALES - MCWILLIAMS 

    I am looking for a CAROLINA SALES born around 1832. She was ?married? to BENJAMIN MCWILLIAMS and had a son name JOSEPH CORNELIUS MCWILLIAMS. J.C. was apparently born in Huntsville, AL. I have not been successful in my research regarding this family. I found a CAROLINE J. SALE in the 1850 census for Wilcox Co, AL. She was a ministers wife with one son. Could this be a connection?

    Reply to: Karen Thompson, bfcmom@midsouth.rr.com 


    11/10/99 
    CURLIN - CURLING - PERKINS 

    I am looking for anyone with information regarding the Curlin family in Wilcox Co. Jesse Curlin (sometimes Curling) m. Francis Perkins 18 Apr 1821 in Marengo Co. She daughter of Solomon Perkins and Delila Daniels. Jesse Curlin d. 26 Aug 1840, Francis Curlin d. 12 Sep 1840. I am trying to find out what happened to their children Henry D.T., Joseph H., Delila Jane and Martha E. Curlin. I have found a William M. Curlin in 1850 AL Census - Marengo Co. living with a sister of Francis. Any information welcome! Thank you.

    11/10/99 
    McKinley Cemetery 

    I am researching the Jesse & Francis Curlin family and have a question regarding cemeteries. In "Marengo County, Alabama: Some Early Families" compiled by Mary Tucker Walker, 1993, there is an entry for Solomon and Delilah (Daniels) Perkins. Solomon lived at one time in Marengo County, then moved to Wilcox County where he wrote his will dated 6 May 1839. This will proved 27 Nov 1845. This article states that "....Solomon Perkins...died suddenly of apoplexy....and is buried at McKinley Cemetery.....Delila Daniels, wife.....is buried by her husband at McKinley...."

    My question - is McKinley Cemetery in Wilcox or Marengo Co.??? I also see reference to a McNeill Cemetery and a Dunning Cemetery. Are these in Wilcox or Marengo Co.??? If they are in Wilcox Co., are there any indexes available for any of them?

    In particular I am looking for the graves of Jesse and Francis Curlin and any of their children. I am interested also in any Curlin/Curling that might be in this county.

    Reply to: Kim Curlin Wettroth, kwet@mindspring.com 
    Webpage: Curlin Branch of the Curling Family 


    11/11/99 
    CHANCE 

    I would like to know if there are any memebers of the Nathan Chance family still living in this area. If so I would like to exchange information.

    Reply to: Kaye Lowery, nkayelw@hotmail.com 


    11/17/99 
    SAVAGE - SMITH - RIVERS 

    Looking for decendands of jesse and joanna savage (smith). They lived in wilcox county in 1890"s. They had five (5) children, Eula, born 1899, John, james, jessie and lovell. joanna had a sister whoes married name was Rivers. They were still living there in1920. james, john and jessie migrated to Chicago in the 30's and eula and lovell migrated to New York (Mt. Vernon). Jesse, the father, died in Chicago in the 60's. I do not know when or where Joanna died.

    Reply to: M. Savage, msavage@adrian.edu 


    11/17/99 
    MCHENRY - WOLFE - ROW - FERGUSON - DORAN 

    I have MCHENRY's listed in Wilcox County, AL. Can anyone out there help me?

    I am searching out McHenry's, many McHenry's that I have found are from several different lines. My line of this family started in Indiana County, PA, in the mid 1700's, several male children of the eldest McHenry, (Isaac), are missing. Beyond these children, I have others that are listed as leaving PA and going to several other states.

    So, basically what I am attempting to do is catalog all the McHenry's that I can. I am hoping that in doing this, I will not only eliminate other family lines, but find my missing links and possibly connect some other branches.

    If you have any information or questions, feel free to e-mail me. Also; at the bottom of this page is my webpage address, not totally complete and I do know of some errors, that I just haven't had time to fix.

    Thanx, Betsy

    Reply to: Betsy McDonald, jefbets@concentric.net 
    Webpage: McHenry's in Indiana County, PA 


    11/20/99 
    WALKER - MERRITT - TURNER  

    Matthias Walker, Rev. War pensioner #R11048, was born 15 Mar 1759 in North Carolina, served in South Carolina and lived in Barnwell Dist. (Orangeburg Dist. 1790 Census along with relatives, George, Jams nathanael, Philip Thomas and William Walker) South Carolina, then migrated to Barren Co. Kentucky, then Duck River, then Clarke Co. Alabama and moved to Wilcox Co. Alabama where he applied for pension 17 May 1834.

    He may be father of Matthias Walker Jr., Daniel, and Nathaniel Walker of Wilcox Co. Alabama, they all served along with James Walker in Miss. War of 1812 as privates, Matthias Walker Jr. served as a mounted spy.

    Nathaniel or Matthias Walker Jr. is father of Elizabeth Walker who married Edmond Columbus Merritt, son of Edmond Merritt on 1820 Census in Wilcox Co. Alabama.

    Seeking desendants of Merritts, Walkers and Turners, Edmond Merritt was married to Elizabeth/Suzannah Turner, dau. of John Turner of Greene Co. Miss.

    Reply to: Leatha A. Betts, jlabetts@burgoyne.com 


    11/20/99 
    GOLSON 

    Searching for information on GOLSON family, in Wilcox Co. before 1855.

    Reply to: Mike O'Kane, mikok@tenforward.com 


    11/21/99 
    RAMSEY - DUNGAN - HOLLAND 

    Seeking info on RHODA RAMSEY who md. HOLLAND DUNGAN, Oct. 13, 1829. Where? They lived in Ohio when dau., JOANNA DUNGAN was b. Jan. 4, 1838. Any clues will be appreciated. ARDITH OLENE FOSTER, jingles@indco.net

    Reply to: Ardith Olene Foster, jingles@indco.net 


    11/23/99 
    MCREYNOLDS - BENJAMIN - JENKINS - BROWN - STALLWORTH - HARRIS - GOODE  

    Searching for African Americans with those surnames. Levi McReynolds, married Liddy, and they had at least two daughters name Minnie and one they called "Sugar Pie", who moved to Selma. I don't know her real name, but they were born in the 1870's to early 1880's, in Oak Hill, Alabama. Minnie McReynolds, married Richard "Dick" Benjamin, son of Sam and Fannie Benjamin. Richard had 14 siblings, all born and lived in Oak Hill. Richard and Minnie had fifteen Children, which some of them, or most of them, moved away from Oak Hill, in the early 1940's. They have all passed away now, but they all had a bunch of children, and moved to different parts of the country. If anyone know of this family, please contact me at my email address, tsbenrite@aol.com Thank you in advance, Debbie

    Reply to: Debbie Benjamin-Wright, tsbenrite@aol.com 


    11/24/99 
    MORRIS - HORNE - BECKHAM - GARNER - WADE 

    Looking for information on Mary Ann Morris, supposedly born in Wilcox county in 1841, according to her pension application. Married W. B. Horn(e) in Crawford County, GA during civil war timeframe.

    Reply to: Sharon Garner, lsg@azdata.net 


    11/25/99 
    LANCASTER - CANSLER 

    Looking for information on Mollie Edith Lancaster born 1/16/1844 somewhere in Alabama and married Robert Gordon Cansler in Prairie Bluff, Wilcox County, Alabama 5/12/1867. She died in Midway, Greene County, Tennessee 7/18/1872.

    Reply to: Ralph Cansler, rwcansler@aikenelectric.net 


    11/28/99 
    MORGAN - PATE 

    I am new to genealogy and I am loving it! I have just begun my MORGAN research. Here is what I have so far: George MORGAN b. 25 Apr 1848 m. Sarah PATE in 1867 in Wilcox Co. AL. Their children are John Anthony b. 29 Sep 1871, Alexander, Early, Willie(female), and Emma. John Anthony moved to Texas and m. Katie Bell Brown in 1901. I am not sure what happened to the other siblings. I would love any info on George and Sarah. Thanks Vickie from Texas.

    Reply to: Vickie Morgan Bernhard, ber7@ctesc.net 


    12/1/99 
    MULDREW - BROWN 

    Looking for relatives of Gracy Ann Muldrew and Samuel P. Brown marriage took place 1830 Wilcox county. Later lived in Monroe Co.

    Reply to: Rovaine Brown, rlbrown854@aol.com 


    12/3/99 
    McDUFFIE 

    I AM LOOKING FOR INFO ON WILL MCDUFFIE, NICKNAME, SNOWBALL, POSSIBLY BORN IN MARENGO CO. ALA. HE LATER LIVED IN ALBERTA, HE WAS MARRIED TO DELLA (VARNER) MCDUFFIE. NO BIRTHDATE, DIED MAY 11, 1953.

    Reply to: DELLA MCDUFFIE, SWTDE@AOL 


    12/4/99 
    GULLEY - LEWIS - VINCENTS 

    I am trying to find out as much about my family as I can. They lived in Wilcox county until around the 30's in Snow Hill Alabama. So far I found out they were from a community call Pleasant Hill or Furman. Thanks to your records I was able to get some information but I want to know more. Such as:

    1. The plantation that most of the former slave lived on in that area.

    2. If native americans also inhabitated that area. My Great grand mother, Rosetta Lewis Gulley talked about her father, John Savage and described him as being tall, long black hair and lighter skinned. It could be that she was of Mexican descent as well.

    3. Rosetta brother was named "Bully" and was said to have fought in a Mexico-American battle. His nickname was "Toad" which means to me he must have been short.

    Reply to: Carlton Powell, Carlton_Powell@Gillette.com 


    12/10/99 
    AUTRY 

    My great, great, grandfather was William Thomas Autry. Cemetary markers indicate he was born in 1851. Family burial records indicate he was born in Pine Hill, Wilcox County, AL to Adam Autry and Theresa Norcutt Autry. I seek information on this couple and their family.

    Reply to: Robert K. Autry, Jr., rautry@kopower.com 


    12/12/99 
    BRADLEY - JENKINS 

    My Gr.gr.gr.gr.grandparents Joseph (born 1755, died 1832) and Ann Jenkins. He had two other wives, 1st Rachel Lewis and third Margaret ?.

    My gr.gr.gr. grandparents Dr. Edwin and Elva "Haddox" Jenkins.

    My gr.gr. grandparents Thomas and Marie "BRADLEY" Jenkins. Both died in Wilcox county or near in Aug. 1852. They had two twins whose names are unknown to me and a son John Edwin (my gr.grandfather) and Margaret.

    Can anyone give me information on Thomas and Marie and/or any information on the set of twins. My records show Dr. Edwin Jenkins raised John Edwin and sister Margaret. But the Bradleys (the maternal grandparents)raised the two twins. Do not know if boys or girls, or whether they kept the Jenkins name or took the Bradley name. Joseph is buried in the Jenkins Cemetery near Oak Hill, some of the other family is buried there also. Thomas and Marie were mid 20's when they died in 1852. Thank you, Malcolm L. Rigsby

    Reply to: Malcolm L. Rigsby, rigsbyml@netscape.net 


    12/15/99 
    GIBBS - ODOM - HAYES 

    Gibbs married to Margaret E. Odom. Also looking for Andrew Sam Gibbs married to Emma Hayes. Andrew Sam born 1887, Emma born 1888. Emma Hayes father John W. Hayes. Other Gibbs names include Penisia, Ellen, Suson, John, Miley, Leizer Jane, Walton and Julia

    Reply to: Vera Elliott, banditbunny@planttel.net 


    12/16/99 
    RUTLEDGE - DUKES 

    Searching for C Josiah Rutledge who married Catherine ? and lived in Wilcox Co Al. William M Rutledge born 1848 in Wilcox Co, married Oleavia Dukes and later moved to Fl. (May have moved to Clarke Co Al before going to Fl)

    Reply to: Robert Buckner, rbuck@infoave.net 


    12/23/99 
    BETHEA - STROTHER 

    Would you please list my e-mail address on your list to represent the Bethea and Strother families as I am descended from them and I have done a lot of research and writing concerning them. Thank you and Merry Christmas! Jeff.

    Reply to: Jeff Young, jyoung99@bellsouth.net 


    12/26/99 
    THOMAS - THOMPSON - MCNEIL - MCNEILL  

    I need your help in finding my relatives in Camden County area. My relatives are:

    Robert (Bob) McNeil or McNeill
    Vine "

    They both had lots of family members there in the 1900's.

    Reply to: Hattie Hutchinson, HpHutch_99@worldnet.att.net 


    12/28/99 
    BONNER 

    I am searching for descendants (and anyone that may have info.) of Jane & Dave, aka, David Bonner an African American family. They had 12 children:

    CHARLES
    EARNEST
    MARGARET
    IDA
    ROBERT
    JAMES
    VIRGINIA
    SARAH
    JANE
    EDWARD
    LAWRENCE
    (one name is unknown)

    They lived in Wilcox County, AL. Particularly in the Camden area.

    Reply to: Angelo Andrews, aandrews35@aol.com 




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