(Q219) 21 Jul 1998 - Mary Doyle
Seeking info. on James K.P. MILLER. Only info. I have is
that he served in the Civil War, enlisting from Wayne Co. Believe
that he is my g-grandfather and after the War traveled through TN, MO,
and settled in AR. Any info. appreciated.
(Q218) 16 Jul 1998 - Dot Jamison
(Q217) 16 Jul 1998 - David W. Moore
Surnames: DARR, ELLIOT, MATTHEWS
Lee Davis MATTHEWS m. in Fairfield or Geff, IL to Emma Jane DARR.
Their children: Lee Roy, b. Sep 6, 1892, d. Sep 10, 1932; Henry, m. Elizabeth
George; Frank; William; Earnest; Rena; Nellie; Laura May; and Mable.
I would like any info. on anyone.
(Q216) 11 Jul 1998 - Larry Thomas
Surnames: BIRKS, EDWARDS, HARGROVE, HIGGINBOTHAM, ISHMAEL, LANE, McCRACKEN, McVAY, RUTHERFORD, SHORES
Aquilla McCRACKEN was b. abt 1772 in NC. In 1796, he served
as Sgt. in the GA Militia. By 1810, he moved to Haywood Co., NC,
then briefly in TN. Abt 1819, he went to Wayne Co., IL, living near
the SHORES, LANEs and BIRKS. In 1835, Aquilla
and his wife, Rhoda, moved to Greene Co. and later Craighead Co., AR with
their children, John, Hugh, Margaret (HARGROVE), William, Thomas,
Jesse, Aquilla Jr., Malinda (ISHMAEL), and my ancestor, Pulliam
who m. Eleanor RUTHERFORD. Other families moving with them
are the HIGGINBOTHAMs, ISHMAELs, RUTHERFORDs, EDWARDS,
and grandson, Nelly D. McVAY. Looking for descendants and
researchers of Aquilla and his children.
(Q215) 11 Jul 1998 - Zoe Zimmerman
My grandfather, Vern ZIMMERMAN, has become a dead end for me.
I had requested a death certificate for him and they stated no record.
He should have d. abt 1943. He was suppose to be b. 1877 in Wayne
Co., IL. If anyone can check for a birth cerificate or death certificate,
I would greatly appreciate it. Also looking for any suggestions.
I have spoken to my dad, but he doesn't remember much of him.
(Q214) 10 Jul 1998 - Maxine Schneider
Is anyone researching the ROBERTS surname? While going
thru my mother's old pictures, I found a photo of a young man that was
identified as Elza ROBERTS on the back of the photo. Probably
taken in 1930's. Would be glad to share photo with a descendant.
(Q213) 9 Jul 1998 - Alison Vigil
Surnames: HARRIS, McKITRICK, YOUNG
Seeking info. on James Lewis YOUNG, b. abt 1791, m. Harriet HARRIS,
and had at least 12 children. Any info. on there ancestry is welcomed.
Also seeking info. on George McKITRICK, son of John and Elizabeth,
m. Florence Etta YOUNG, and had 3 children. George is one
of seven children from Elizabeth and John McKITRICK. Any info.
would be welcomed.
(Q212) 8 Jul 1998 - Sue Crowley
Supposedly my DOWNEN ancestors are buried in the Hopewell Cemetery somewhere in Wayne Co. I suspect it may be near Sims. Does anyone have a clue?
(Q211) 4 Jul 1998 - Virgil David Hoff
Surnames: BRUCE-LA BRUCE, BULLARD, HERLET, LEATHERS-LEATHERFACE, MELTON
Trying to trace ancestors on my wife's mother's side of LEATHERS.
Louise LEATHERS was grandaughter of Thomas Marion LEATHERS,
b. Jan 22, 1879, d. Apr 13, 1950 in Dexter, MO, m. Elizabeth BRUCE
or LA BRUCE, French. Thomas Marion LEATHERS was the
son of Alfred (Alf) LEATHERS, full Cherokee, d. 1888, m. Eva HERLET-MELTON-BULLARD
(Alf was her 3rd husband), full Irish, and had six children, James, Nathan,
Ella, John Baptist, Thomas Marion, and Elmer Lewis. Trying to trace
back to WestWind LEATHERFACE (West LEATHERS), Cherokee chief
who moved around Wayne City and Fairfield, IL abt 1790-1800. He had
6 boys and 1 dau.: Westley, John, Ray, Alfred (Alf), Lou-eye-sa (dau.),
do not have the other names.
(Q210) 4 Jul 1998 - Janet Johnson
Surnames: GROSS, LEE, PARTON
My gg-grandfather, William LEE, m. (1) abt 1860 to H. GROSS. They had sons, Richard W. LEE, b. 9 Oct 1863 in Wayne Co., IL, and Jake LEE. H. (GROSS) LEE d. bef 1868 and William m. (2) Mar 1, 1868 in Pope Co., IL to Martelia PARTON. They were parents of my great grandmother, Nannie LEE. William LEE d. between Apr 1868 and Jan 1869. Info. on any of this family would be most welcome.
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