HESTERPlease see the above Links in Related Sites. This ancestral Line is too extensive covering so many generations that I leave all the hard work up to the real guru. I am A descendant of Francis Hester and Elizabeth Garland. There are over 13,000 people descended from this Hester family!!! Please see the Book project above & Taylor/Wooten of Franklin Co. Webpage to see a Database of those 13,000 people!!!

Some Hester photos.

Hester Coat of Arms

1928 Hester Reunion

My grandparents Betty Isom and John Nathan Hester

LIGON, LYGONThis line goes back to England. They lived in Madresfield Court in Worchester, England. Mary "Mitt" Susan LIGON BATES married Robert Monroe HESTER.Descendants of George Lygon

Picture of Madresfield Court

Samuel "Sam" Ligon b. 1770 Amelia Co., VA--son of Richard Ligon and Mary Bagley

Thomas Henry Ligon b.May 8 1812 Wake Co., NC--son of Samuel "Sam" Ligon & Lucy H. Drake

Mary Susan Ligon Bates b. Sept 20 1842 married Robert Monroe Hester d.Nov 7 1921 Colbert Co., AL

ISHAM(ISOM)This is my grandmother's maiden name. Betty Jean Isom Hester. Des of Sir Gideon Isham

My g.grandparents-Fred Brown Isom and Alma Mae Grissom

BROWNThis line is my g.g.grandfather, Charles Anderson Isom married Florence Ione BROWN. Her mother was Catherine Temperence BUCHANAN as can be seen in the following file. It is as up to date as possible at this time.

Descendants of Ruffin BROWN and Jean JAMISON (Taken from Information Compiled by Betty Jean ISOM HESTER)

GRISSOM I am also a descendant of Drury Grissom b. ca.1770's Lincoln Co., NC. Descendants of Drury Grissom

The Grissom Family 1900

James Alonza Grissom (my g.g.g.grandfather), Henri Leetio Grissom (my g.g. aunt), and Sarah Melton (my g.g.g.grandmother)

TAYLOR I am a descendant of John Henry Taylor and Sarah Rebecca Sloan. John Henry "Jack" Taylor & Sarah Rebecca Sloan-- Parents of Allie Louise Taylor m. William Henry Grissom

BUCHANAN, BOHANNONI thought I was descendant of the James Buchanan family (15th President of the United States of America). But unfortunately the BUCHANAN ESTATE SCAM seemed to fool my family.

Here is the correct line. THIS FILE HAS NOT BEEN PRIVATIZED DUE TO NOT BEING IN FTM 10. PLEASE E-MAIL ME IF THIS IS A PROBLEM.Dunkin Bohannon Descendants Outline

Anyhow you can still see the James Buchanan family tree here. For your viewing Pleasure.Buchanan Family tree (Transcribed from old Genealogy Chart goes back to 156A.D.)

DHORITYThis is my g.grandmother's maiden name. There is not much known about the origins of the family. Here is a file on what we do know.Joseph Dhority Descendants

Picture of Tom Mark & Lucy Bell Dhority Family

HUNT This is part of the Ancestral line of Amy Malone who married William "Buck" Hester. I am descended from James John Hunt who married Sarah Taylor. UPDATE: I had a picture up here of a John Hunt, which I positively know now that it was not him. I have removed the picture and deleted it from my files. It can be found on the internet.


SANDERSONAnna Meridian Sanderson married James S. Waldrep. These are my g.g. grandparents. Descendants of Thomas Sanderson & Susannah

BERRYMAN This line goes back to Christopher Berryman ca. 1660. I am a 12th generation descendant. Descendants of Christopher Berryman

His g.g.g.g. grandson, Alexander Berryman, owned land in Huntsville, AL. CLICK Below to see a copy of the land record.Alexander Berryman Land Record

WALDRE(O)PSDescendants of James Searcy Waldrop by Mildred "Mickey" Fournier. I have also added some additions here. THIS FILE HAS NOT BEEN PRIVATIZED DUE TO NOT BEING IN FTM 10. PLEASE E-MAIL ME IF THIS IS A PROBLEM.

Waldrep Family Notes (Compiled from Census records and previous file)

Lucian Oakley Waldrep (Compiled from Interview with his daughter Arrie Marie Waldrep Suggs in 1999)

Unknown Waldrep Reunion Picture-- If anyone knows who any of these people are PLEASE e-mail me

KIRSCHMatthias (Mathew) Kirsch and Descendants (Compiled by Theresa Catherine Foster in 1948)

My g.grandmother Louise Kemmerling Kirsch wife to Oscar Shirley Kirsch

A New Matthias Kirsch Descendants File. Thanks to the Evansville Indiana Browning Funeral Home Index I was able to put this together. Matthias (Mathew) Kirsch Descendants

Matthias Kirsch & Wife (I'm not sure which one.)


BALTZ This is my Husband's line. We are searching for more information on Andrew Baltz, his 1st wife Charlotte Strutt died between 1905-1910. Andrew is found in 1910 Buffalo Census with Charlotte's brother, Alfred Strutt the two children Charlton & Bessie and a housekeeper. Andrew either remarried or was living with Bell Kirk. She gave his 2 children to a german catholic orphanage in Buffalo, NY. Reason for being given to orphanage was father deserted family and mother does not care for properly. The two children were Charlton Baltz, my husband's grandfather and Bessie, Charlton's Sister. Looking for information on why Charlotte died, where Andrew went and any other family members. I also am administrator for Baltz mailing list at rootsweb. Click and put the word subscribe in subject line to subscribe. Baltz mailing list

Descendants of Andrew Baltz

RADLICHThis is my husband's grandmother Baltz's maiden name.THIS FILE HAS NOT BEEN PRIVATIZED DUE TO NOT BEING IN FTM 10. PLEASE E-MAIL ME IF THIS IS A PROBLEM.Descendants of Ernest Radlich and Helen Mandell

Another Descendant file

MANDEL This is my husband's great grandmother's maiden name. It has been traced back to Nyitrafo, Hungary in 1878. It is now known as Kl'acno, Slovakia.THIS FILE HAS NOT BEEN PRIVATIZED DUE TO NOT BEING IN FTM 10. PLEASE E-MAIL ME IF THIS IS A PROBLEM.Descendants of John Mandel

COOK This is my husband's grandmother Nieman maiden name. Descendants of Alfred Cook

JESSHOPE,JESSUP,JESSOPThis is My husband's Great grandmother Cook's maiden name. She was from Canada. The line goes back to Malling, Kent, England in 1758.Descendants of William Jessop

Also visit this website in England for more information on this line Paul Hazeltine

NIEMAN(N)This is my husband's mother's maiden name. Descendants of William Nieman

REUKAUFThis is my husband's mother's grandmother's maiden name. The family came to Buffalo, NY from Germany on the ship Bark Pacific in 1847.--This family goes back to 1500 in Germany. Thanks to Roger A. Reukauf ([email protected]) for sharing the file with me to put on the web. Please contact him or me for any queries.I can't seem to get the file to show all generations, so until I get this fixed just e-mail me.


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