Collin County Genealogy Society

Queries posted July 2002 to Jan 2003
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Steven Williams Date:2003-01-06 403 City Park Rd., Pflugerville, TX 78660 Williams - Veres Aubrey Williams, grandfather. I know his date of death (April 26, 1977), but am interested in finding out more about his birthdate, father, brothers, sisters. Am trying to trace out my family genealogy. ed note: his death certificate is on file V 77-8636. He was 82 years old according to the index.

Bob Strain Date:2003-01-05 STRAIN, DAVIDSON - We are hoping to find a wedding date between Walter Andrew Strain and Frances Lee "Fanny" Davidson. This would have been in about 1898 - 1900. They settled for a few years in Haskell County, Texas, where all of their three children were born. ed note: On file Vol 11-454. WE Strain and Fanny Davidson 4 Nov 1899.

Gordon Browning Date:2003-01-05 Browning, Evens - Henry Browning and Mary Elizabeth Evens lived in Laport TX.

Ann (Clarkson) Blackstock Date:2003-01-03 Clarkson - Ezekiel C. Clarkson, born 22 January 1829 Hawkins Co., Tenn died September 28, 1899 Mc Kinney, Collin Co., TX His Obit was in the Mc Kinney Democrat (at least that is what we were told) We would like to know what Cemetery he is buried in. ed note:He is not listed in the cemetery Inscription book so he probably doesnt have a headstone. There are four cemeteries listed where Clarksons are buried. Addie, Emely, Rosie, and William are in Wilson Chapel and George Truett Clarkson is at Ridgeview. Dollie, Grace and Jay are in VanAlstyne and Mary Louise is at Milligan.

Betty B Bateman Date:2003-01-03 -5 Deland Way Plattsburgh, NY 12901-4309 Bateman, Cunnigham, Roberts, Pace, Sparkman, Wetzel, Uthoff - Resident in Celina & surrounding area 1877 on. Parents & origin of James Edwin Bateman b.Feb.10, 1845 (?) Jasper Co. Married Virginia Tennessee Lassiter who was she & where from? Mary Ethel Cunningham b.Jan.27, 1883 Celina -- any info.

Erin Stephens Date:2003-01-01 Dunn - Raymond Lee Dunn, DOB?, death approximately Nov 1984, buried in McKinney Texas. I would like to get the burial plot number as well as his ssi hopefully. I am his eldest daughter. ed note: Raymond Reed Dunn died May 4 1985, age 53 recorded in Collin county V 88-192.

Michael Wright Date:2002-12-30 6454 Leaning Oaks Dallas,Texas 75241 Gage - I would the year Dorothy Gage Died (between the years 1997-2000) Age: 60-68 ed note: Dorothy Levenus Gage died May 1 1998, age 65, black, V 114-316

Joyce Lunsford Date:2002-12-29 RR 3 Box 1745D Nocona, Texas 78255 Cearley, Coffman, Watkins - I am trying to find out about a young man killed in a saloon in McKinney in the early 1900. This young man was shot accidently. His last name was Watkins, possibly Bill or Monroe. Any help would be appreciated. ed note: the only Monroe Watkins found in death records died in 1946, age 92

Pamela Drewery Date:2002-12-28 -23269 Tamm Lane Harlingen TX 78552 Kitchens, Kitchins - Was reading the index to the Chronicles. Looking for the info on the Kitchin, Kitchins on pages 52, 55, and 60 Volume 20 1999-2000. Thanks. ed note: p 52 Farmersville Store Ledger Index Mattie Kitchens p 48; p 55 shows that on p 43 Mattie Kitchens in 1869 bought 10 yards calico, 20 yards drilling, 1 pair shoes and 1 shawl. p 60 Pension app -Henry Brantley - Miles W Kitchens, 68, states he knew applicant in service until May 1864.

Susan Erickson Date:2002-12-25 Carpenter, Kimzey, Crownrich, Reece, - Looking for any relatives of Belle or Dudley Reece or Reese. Their sister, Emma Ruth Rebecca Reese, married my geat grandfather, E. E. Carpenter. They lived in Collinsville and had 3 children. When Emma died, he moved to Farmersville so Emma's sister and brother could help him with the small children. Any information about the Reese family will be appreciated. ed note: Earl Eliza Carpenter d 1926, age 79. He married ___McWoodard in 1901

Gary Thompson Date:2002-12-25 -1820 Jefferson Thompson, Jeffcoat - Phoebe Temperence Jackson moved to Collin County Texas with other members of her family from Pike County, AL. Her maiden name was Jeffcoat, and she had a daughter named Harriett Jackson. Her mother was Elizabeth McAdams Jeffcoat. They moved to Collin County right after the Civil War. She was Alfred Thompson's second wife, and she and a number of other Jeffcoat family member's are buried with the Thompson's in Snow Hill. I would like information on her first husband, Daniel Jackson, who apparently was killed as a Confederate. Daniel was a soldier from Pike County, AL and I believe he was in Co. C of the 8th Alabama, but not sure. I'm really interested in any information about the Jeffcoat family in Collin County.

Steve Henslee Date:2002-12-19 -1756 county rd. 604 Farmersville, Tx. 75442 Henslee, Dunn, Gotcher, Harris - I've traced my Henslee line back to my 7th GGrandfather Sylvester Maxfield Henslee b. 1775

Flo Date:2002-12-10 -16745 Oak Knoll Dr Porter TX 77365 Wilcox - A lady in another state did some research for me and I am recipicating by looking for her grandfather George Wilcox. Live in Michigan at one time but also lived in Anna, Texas where he owned a restaurant about 1942 - she is guessing. this is what she wrote: George was to have had a restaurant there called the Dix or something like that. He also had an apiary (I think that's the correct word - he kept bees and sold honey). He developed a new way of separating the honey from the comb and patented it. Anyway, this restaurant burned during one of the times he was away. Years ago I remember seeing an article from a paper about this, but when my mother died and I inhereited all her things, I never did find the article.

B. J. Martin Date:2002-12-06 -P.O. Box 804 Volcano, HI 98785 USA Pope - My greatgrandparents, Ezell and Lenore Wynn Pope, and their children moved from Rutherford County TN to Collin County TX sometime between 1891 and 1900. The family appears in the 1900 Collins County census. I understand that Ezell died in Collin County between 1900 and 1910. Certainly, Lenore and some of children had moved to Kiowa County OK by the 1910 census. I would appreciate any obituaries or any other information confirming the death of Ezell and/or any of the children listed in that 1900 Census. I will be most happy to share any information I have on this family. ed note: There is a listing for E Pope in the Courier 3/3/1904, 3/4/1904, and Dem 3/10/1904. Death certificate is available at the courthouse V 1-17. He died Mar 3 1904, age 63. I dont find him in the cemetery book.

Patrick L. Sparks Date:2002-12-04 -4028 Kentshire Lane, Dallas, Texas 75287 Sparks - I am the great great great grandson of Moses Sparks. I am the great great grandson of Benjamin "Berry" Sparks. Is there anymore of our family still in Collin County?

Denise Chastain-Knight Date:2002-12-03 -3464 Stallings Island Rd, Martinez GA 30907 - Chastain, Dugger -David Chastain and Annie Dugger are my Great-Great-Grandparents. I'm looking for information on their parents. I know the Chastains migrated to Collin County from Indiana in the late 1800s. Don't know much about the Duggers.ed note: David and Annie married Mar 1886 V6-260

Edgar Date:2002-11-25 -2707 Carol Avenue, Yuma Az 85365 -Nance - The last trace of my great-great grandfather Wright Nance was in Collin County in 1880. He and his wife, Catherine and 6 children were listed in that census. He, along with three sons, including my grandfather, John, are listed on page 56 (query)of the Collin Chronicles, 2000-2001, Vol. XXI, and on pp. 94 and 95 of the Summer 1999 Chronicles. Wright's wife, Catherine, was living in Johnson County, TX in 1900. I would appreciate lookups in the Collin Chronicles and any information that anyone may have on the Nance's. As far as I can tell, I am not related to Dow Nance who was killed in the Lee-Peacock fued, but am not sure. Thanks. Ed Nance

Beverly Castleberry Date:2002-11-24 -po box 282 inman ks 67546 -Myers - I am specifically looking for the family of David Myers. Obit says he was a long time resident of Fitzhugh Mills which is in Collin county.But I cannot find any more information on Fitzhugh Mills. Alice Pitts book on cemeteries includes Fitzhugh Mills but his grave is not listed. I believe David was married probably at least twice. Family info indicates he was married to a Fitzhugh.But I cannot find any connection.David's children as much as I can find include Seab(Sebe) Myers, Janie Hoard, Aggie McCarver, Lee Myers and John Skaggs. Would appreciate any info on Fitzhugh Mills. David Myers died Dec 1904. He was age 70 something when he died. ed note: David died Dec 3 1904, at 11 am. age 70 years and 3 months. V 1-33. I looked at the info and his residence is listed at Fitzhugh Mills, his doctor residing at Lucas. DL Myers married Susan Staggs in 1867. The obit index indicates a newspaper article reporting his death

Eugene R. Preaus Date:2002-11-20 -1321 Pine Street, New Orleans, LA &0118 - Graves/Harris - I am searching for the date of death and place of burial of my wife's great-grandmother, Sarah Elizabeth Harris. She was born in 1832 in Tennessee and married first, Joseph Lee Kerr, my wife's great-grandfather, who died during the Civil War. Sarah Elizabeth Harris married second, Paddy Paul Graves and, thereafter, moved to Texas. Notes on some family correspondence indicate that she lived in Collin County, near McKinney. According to the information I have, she died in January, 1893. ed note: No death recorded in Collin county. The Democrat records her death June 25 1891.

Steve Coates Date:2002-11-17 -120 New Moore Rd. Kingsport, TN. 37660 - Coats/Coates - I am trying to find my ancestors. I have gotten back to gggggg-grandparent Christopher Coats b.1788. He had 8 children, it is believed that some of them moved to Texas in early-mid 1800's. possible names would be William P., George, Eliza, Elizabeth,and James. Could anyone help me out and point me in right direction. I can not find Christopher's parents, have hit a brick wall for time being.

Cheryl Pittman Dedrickson Date:2002-11-15 -8202 E. 116th St, Perkins, OK 74059 -PITTMAN, FREEMAN, BURFORD - Seeking information for Maggie Adelia (Pittman) Freeman. She was born 15 Apr 1863 in Collin county to Isham and Eliza (Burford-Stone) Pittman. From her brother's obit, I know she was living in Arlington, Tarrant, TX, in 1916. However, my dad and his sister remember their father going to visit his Aunt Maggie, who lived around Plano. I was not aware her married name was Freeman until learning of the obit recently. Some family members had previously thought her married name was Froman. My aunt, now 85, believes Maggie had a daughter who became very religious and possibly lived in Dallas. Any help appreciated.ed note: no death recorded at the courthouse.

Audrey Valente Date:2002-11-15 -504 Poppy way, Aptos, CA 95003 -Derrick, Hook, Dennis - DERRICK, HOOK, DENNIS My grandmother, PEARL VIOLA DERRICK, born Nov. 3, 1888 in Farmersville, TX. She married james A. Dennis and they moved to Okla in 1906. She is the daughter of WILLIAM DERRICK b. 1854, and L.V. (HOOKS) DERRICK. WILLIAM DERRICK and L.V. HOOKS were married on March 4, 1880 In Farmersville. They both died in Farmersville,TX (Collin Cty). ed note: WF Derrick also was married to LA Vernon in 1897. Laura Derrick died Jan 18 1925, age 66 and is buried at Bethleham Cemetery, info reported by WD Vernon on death certificate.

Sara Georgiadis Date:2002-11-14 -502 E. 40th St - Talkington, McKnight, Martin, Horn - James Thomas McKnight, my g. grandfather, b.6 March 1863, unknown birthplace, m. Louisa Quintina Martin 15 Dec 1887 in Collin Co., moved to Indian Territory to homestead Horn land in Pryor Creek, I.T. in 1890. Both died in Indian Territoy, Louisa in 1895 and James in 1898. The four young children were returned to Prosper, Collin Co. to be raised by their grandparents Rev. Jeremiah Martin and Ruth Ellen Horn (b c 1846, dau of Rev Jeremiah Horn)Martin. Nothing is known about James' background as he was orphaned very young and his children were very young when he died. I do not believe he was originally from Collin Co. and have searched the 1850 Collin Co. census and found NO McKnights. Have not searched 1860 and any subsequent censuses would not help as he was b. in 1863 and if orphaned very young, parents would not appear in 1870. Would like any information anyone might have. Family note says he had a half brother and sister living in Brownwood, Tx. although there is no note indicating if they were children of his mother or father, therefore last name is unknown. Thanks for any info. or assistance.ed note: no death recorded for the Martins in Collin county but the newspapers reported Ruth in Dec 1905 and Jeremiah in Jan 1914. Perhaps more info can be found there.

Kim Liner Date:2002-11-14 -PO BOX 2574, Bullhead City, AZ 86430 -Liner - My grandmother in-law was Daisy Mae Liner, and I believe she was a midwife. Edward Liner was her husband. There were three or four boys, on whose nick-name was Pistol Liner and he owned a used car lot in Farmersville. I believe that she has been gone now for well over 20 years. Would like any information or pictures available of their property or about babies Daisy Mae delivered. Just any information you might have on surviving relatives, whatever you have. ed note: EE Liner and Daisy Rich were married in 1915 Vol 17-581. Everette Edward Liner died 9/19/1983 age 93. Daisy Rich Liner died 8/5/1971 age 81. 1830 census lists Ruth, Edward, Frances and Weldon. Collin county births recorded were Ruth Arline b 9/23/1916 d 9/15/1998 age 81 - married Garvin White in 1935; Thomas Edward b 5/4/1919; Mary Frances b 8/18/1923 married William Roy White in 1940; Robert Weldon b 10/19/1928. They lived on the Verona Blue Ridge Road. In 1920 they were in Granger TX. Children were Ruth and a son, Pat, possibly a nickname for Thomas Edward

Julie Heinzel Date:2002-11-10 -1800 Kent, Brentwood, CA 94513 Russell - 1880 US Census shows James Russell and family in Precinct 8, Collin,Texas. James Rusell, Mary E. Russel and children George, Thomas, Anthony, Mary Ellen, Sidney, Kathryn (Melvin and a set of twins followed). What area (town or streets) is included in Precinct 8? If any one is researching or related to this family please contact me. ed note: Blue Ridg

Shirley Roach King Date:2002-11-07 -Weatherford, Texas Roach, Morris - I am seeking any information on the Larkin Roach family who moved to Collin County in the late 1880's from Tennessee. Larkin Roach married Sarah Elizabeth Morris, daughter of Jasper Watson Morris in July, 1893 in McKinney. Larkin had a brother, George Roach who also lived in the Collin County area for several years and had a large family. A sister, Dora married possibly an Ashby and 2nd a man named Harris and they later lived in Oklahoma. Any help appreciated. ed note: no marriages found

Betty Bobo Niemann Date:2002-11-07 -10881 Richmond #1115, Houston Tx 77042-4730 Harris - Located in the Nevada Cemetery, Nevada Tx is a headstone with this name "Mrs Harris - 1918" I need more information on this "Mrs Harris" What was her first name, date of birth, etc. Does anyone know anything about this "Mrs Harris"? ed note: no female Harris deaths recorded in 1918.

Maxine Beckham Date:2002-11-04 -13796 Harbor Drive, Waco, TX 76712 - Duran, Tindle, Watson, Muse - I need information on Benjamin Watson and his daughter, Caroline, who married a Muse; Ira Tindle and his daughter, Olga Inez, who married Joseph Duran and had a son, Philetus Muse Duran. Thanks!ed note: no birth recorded for Philetus Muse Duran. Marriage found for Caroline Watson and Philetus F Muse, 1857 V 1-392.

Wayne Brashear Date:2002-11-04 -2227 Ellington Drive, Corona, CA 92880 - Brashear, Blackwell - Lester Marie Blackwell, b. 31 Mar 1886 in Collin Co. parents were Lemuel Blackwell and Martha Haney according to her birth affidavite made by a J. D. Pitt in Oklahoma in 1943. Cannot locate Lemuel or Martha anywhere in Collin Co. ed note: no birth or death recorded.

Sonya Smith Date:2002-11-04 -16708 Canoe Cove, Moreno Va. CA. 92551 - James, McCorkle, Howard - Want information on Samuel Edward James who m. Elizabeth McCorkle Dec.1876 in Bloomdale. Specifically looking for information on two of their children "Lou Dassie and William". ed note: Lora D James and EM Gaines were married 1897 V 10-422

Patricia (Luster)Trevino Date:2002-11-03 -20818 Camphor Tree -LUSTER - John King Luster is a direct ancestor of mine and i am looking for a death certificate for him. he was born on Nov. 5 1832 and died April 19 1902 in Collin co.could you tell me where to send for this record and how much to send.thank you for your time ed note: no death record recorded. There was a John K Luster who died 1/26/1936, age 57

Thomas R. Davis Date:2002-11-03 -7215 Wyngate Way Cumming GA. 30040 -Davis - stephen Jonathan Davis and his family

Nancy Sterling Tyler Date:2002-11-02 -6031 Lloyd Court, Dallas, TX 75252 - Sterling, Goodnight - Always looking for additional information on these families that arrived in Collin County after 1870. The Goodnights settled west of what is now Prosper about 1871 and Henry Sterling came to the Rock Hill/Prosper area about the early 1890's.

G. Scott Younkin Date:2002-10-29 -2501 W. 10th St., Port Angeles, WA. 98363 -Haun - I am looking for anything about the Edward Taylor Haun and Bailey Blalock familes, Edmond Taylor was my grandfather. He was born in Tenn. in 1893. He married Sally Coats, born in Tenn in 1891. Have no idea where they were married but think in TX. Possibly Plano TX. On 8 December, 1910 their first son was born on a farm near Plano TX. His birth certificate says he was born in Plano but it also says born at home and his fathers occupation was farmer so he must have been born on a farm somewhere around Plano TX. Grandfather died sometime in 1914. Don’t know the exact date. My grandmother Sally Coates Haun later married a Bailey Blalock. I have no idea just when. The had a daughter in 1925 and a son in 1928. According to my information they were born in Texas. Considering the times I would suppose they were married somewhere around or in Pano TX. Same with the children. I am looking for any information about Edmond Taylor Haun, Sally Coates Haun, Edgar Bruce Haun. ed note: Her marriages were not recorded in Collin county. No death recorded for Sally Blalock. Death recorded for Edmond Taylor Haun, Nov 25 1910, age 17, V 3-538. I have a copy of the certificate which verifies he is the husband of Sally Coats Haun. Born June 9 1893 in TN. His parents were Charlie Haun and Minnie Marshall, both b TN

Patricia L. Relyea Date:2002-10-28 -10031 Bora Bora Drive, Tega Cay, SC 29708 Your website? -Richey and Hooper - Hoping that you have some of the Chronicles online, so I can visit my ancestors.

Greg Wood Date:2002-10-27 -1312 Michael Drive, Alabaster,. Or -po box 590, Alabaster, Alabama 35007 -Allen, White, Wade - I am looking for some help with a couple of Census lookups. I am looking for Amos William Allen born Aug 19, 1863 in Dothan, Houston County, Alabama. He married Nancy Richardson also from Alabama. She was born Jul 12, 1863. They move to Texas from Alabama shortly after 1900. I was able to find them in McKinney in 1920,.unfortunately our local libraries do not have the Census information for Texas available. Index shows him as Amer. They both died in the 1930s and are interred in the Williams Cemetery. According to the 1920 Census, Amos work in the Mills. Living with him and his wife is their daughter Texie Allen White and a son-in-law by the name of Oliver White. I would appreciate any information afforded me. Thanks in advance, Greg Wood, Alabama I would like to find descendants of this family. ed note: Yes they are listed there and also on the 1930 with a Wade family. Burial info shows: Amos W Aug 19 1863- Jan 6 1933: Nancy A July 12 1863- Jan 7 1932. Texie Jane, born 2/17/1895. Texia married Oliver White 1916

George Hamilton Date:2002-10-20 -PO Box 582 Jasper, Texas 75951 -Bozeman - Moved to Collin county 1866. Left and returned in 1870. Interested in his children ect.

Everett L. Austin Date:2002-10-19 -16840 Rainbow Dr. Crooked River Ranch Oregon 97760 -Blackwell - Gordon - Perry - Benjamin E. Blackwell and wife Rebecca S. moved from TN to Collin Co. with five children between 1846 and 1849, a sixth child was born in TX in 1849. They took up 640 acres of land through the Peters Colony, The land was located south of Preston and NW of Weston just south of the Grayson and Collin County line on or near Honey Creek. The 1850 US census Collin County shows, 165-165 Benjamin E. Blackwell 51 schoolteacher VA Rebecca S. Female 39 Va Upton Oregon Male 16 Farmer TN Joseph L. Male 14 TN A.C. Male 11 TN Joel H. Male 6 TN R.A. Female 4 TN E.J. Female 1 TX On 17 May 1855 Upton Oregon Blackwell [ B 1834 ] in TN and Charlotte Gordon [B 1835] in Missouri were married in Collin Co. and moved to Parker Co.where they had four children {one my Great Grandfather} Are there any known descendants of the other five childern? Where in TN and VA did this family come from? Who was Benjamin and or Rebecca's father and mother? Would the Peters Colony Files contain any of this information?. The 1870 Collin County census shows, 164-165 Skaggs Rebecca 58 FW keeping house VA Blackwell James 34 MW schoolteacher TN Blackwell Jorl {?} 26 farm laborer TN Blackwell Ann 24 FW at home TN Blackwell Emily 20 FW Tx Did Benjamin E. Blackwell die between 1850 and 1870 if so when and where?, Did Rebecca remarry?, [to a Skaggs] later in the 1870's she was known as Granny Perry, In the 1872 Parker Co tax rolls J.H.Blackwell and A.C.Blackwell are listed with Charlotte {Gordon} Blackwell the widow of thier brother Upton Oregon Blackwell who was killed by indians in 1871. ed note: Rebecca Blackwell married Robert Skaggs 1855, V1-325.

Julia Lee Date:2002-10-19 -13842 Luthe, Houston, Texas 77039 - Ashmore - Smith - William F. Ashmore b. abt. 1858 SC, d. unknown. M. Mary Elizabeth Laird b. abt. 1859 GA (according to 1910 & 1920 Collin Co. censuses) Children (according to picture I have), W.T., Wayne, Maggie, Daisy, Marve, Lydia, Mattie & George. Connection to Smith family. Joseph Alston Smith m. Daisy Lee Ashmore 9-1-1905. Joseph b. 10-2-1883 GA and Daisy b. 1895 MS. Joseph d. 12-1965 buried Pecan Grove Cem. Do not know the parents of Joseph. Supposed to have 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Two sisters were Lillie Warren and Maudie Musser. Children of Joseph and Daisy were Margaret Fay b. abt. 1907, Mabel Margaret b. 11-12-1908, Era b. abt. 1919, Edna b. abt. 1920 and Joseph Alston, Jr. b. Unknown. Any info will be greatly appreciated. ed note: Joseph died Dec 22 1965 and Daisy Nov 11 1965 age 76. No record of their marriage in Collin county. WT Ashmore marr Laura Outland 1901, she died 3/28/1955, age 74; Lydia marr David Dobson 1901; Mattie marr AM Turner 1907; George marr Agnes Simmons 1904, he died Feb 15 1949, age 66. Lillie Warren d Feb 17 1976. Edna Earle’s birth was recorded April 26 1927

Fran Hall Date:2002-10-18 -P.O. Box 66, Gatesville, TX 76528 - Craver - My relatives were Joseph F. Craver married to Mary J. Reich. He diedabout 1926. Joseph had an older brother - Henry Harrison Craver that died in July 1921 in Climax. He was a veteran of the Civil War. They were from a family of three brother and three sisters. I'm not sure if the whole family came from North Carolina to Texas. Their parents were Joseph and Sallie (Disher) Craver. I would like to find out more information about them. ed note: no marr recorded for Joseph or Henry. Joseph died Feb 19 1927 age 78. Harrison H died July 3 1921 age 81. Sarah Craver died Aug 22 1938, age 93.

Jason Jones Date:2002-10-15 - Borchardt, Frederick - I'm looking for information on the Borchardt or Frederick families who lived in the Wylie/Plano area. I'm especially interested in William and Louise Frederick.

Becky Date:2002-10-13 - Kelley - James T. Kelley, wife Elizabeth Ann Murphree Kelley moved from Pickens Co SC in the late 1850s to Collin Co. TX. They raised their family. Laura, Nancy, David, John, James, Lawrence. I would love to share information with anyone researching this family.

Glen Peddy Date:2002-10-12 -RR 1 Box 30 B, Sullivan IL 61951 - Peddy - Searching for Peddy information.

Claudia Date:2002-10-11 -Pacifica, Ca -Doss - Looking for long-lost relatives.

Kelly Culpepper Date:2002-10-11 - Epperson, Ivey, Yeager, McKinney, Douglas - Jennie McKinney nee Edwards died in Potter Co, Tx on Feb 6, 1919. Her death cert states that she is buried in Celina, Tx and C M Eakle is the undertaker. I want to find her cemetery and look for others that she may be with. She was my ggrandmother and was previously married to Henry Epperson of Hunt Co. before remarring James McKinney. I have enjoyed this site!! Thank you for the effort. Kelly ed note: JE McKinney Aug 14 1840-Feb 6 1919; JS McKinney Jan 16 1832- June 3 1909 - there is a newspaper item on a JS McKinney in the Courier 6/10/10 - headstone wrong??? in Old Union Cemetery. No marriages or deaths recorded in Collin county.

Dora Nolan Date:2002-10-03 -812 E. Elm St. Hillsboro, Tx. 76645 - Mills, Routh - Searching for any infomation on William Mills b.1799 Va./Tn. He married Martha Routh. He is buried in Millwood cemetery. Sons,John Lockhart, Harrison, & Lafayette, daughters, Nancy, Naomi and Rhoda. In CC Quarterlies 1997-2001 Vol.17 p.68, Vol.18 5,31,&69, Vol.19 p.6,62, Vol.20 p.103 and Vol 21 p.28 has Mills listings. Any info appreciated. ed note: no marrieages or deaths recorded

Jay Odom Date:2002-10-02 -1514 Bedford Rd. #718, Bedford, TX 76021 - Odom, Hooks - I am researching an Odom family that lived in Collin Co., TX from about 1890-1920. I am specifically looking for a grave marker for a William B. Odom or a obiturary dated Oct. 12-13, 1898. His wife also filed for pension from the civil war as well. William B. Odom had a daughter named Lillie B. Odom that married Byrd F. Hooks. I would like to know any information on this family as well. This Odom family lived near Farmersville, Nevada, and Josephine. I would also like to see if there is an obituary for a Louisa Odom that died Dec. 19, 1911 near Nevada, Collin Co., TX. Any help or information is greatly appreciated. ed note: Lillie Blanche marr GL Gordon 1887; Lillie Gordon marr BF Hanks 1892. There is a Louisa Odom who died 1895, age 15.

Carol Caillouette Date:2002-10-02 -1961 Lou Ann Drive, New Braunfels, Texas 78130 - Stoddard, White, Hill, Crow - I know that J.L. White had his father Coleman White reinterred from Bethel Cemetery to Pecan Grove beside his wife. Zerah Stoddard died in Frisco, Texas. I would like to know where he is buried. His wife's name was Elizabeth (Nannie) Crow. They had two children a John (J.C.) Stoddard and Annie Stoddard who married a Hill. The John (J.C.) Stoddard was a farmer and Baptist Minister in Belton. He married Allie White,daughter of Coleman White. They are both buried in Belton. I have not been able to find any marriage records for John (J.C.) Stoddard and Allie White. Their marriage records might be in the Collin County Court House. I would like to know if anyone has seen a marriage record for them. I am interested in knowing about the White family. I believe they came from Tennessee. ed note: JC Stoddard married Alice M White, 1882 V 5-343. Zerah died Feb 3 1907, age 84 V 1-78.

Janice Jones Baggett Date:2002-09-30 -6014 Dumfries Dr., Houston, TX 77096 - Jones, Calamese Jones, Calamese - Our grandfather Charles C. Jones was born to W. C. and Laura Bell Calamese Jones. We are looking for information regarding Charles' brothers and sisters (our great aunts and uncles): Nora P "Jade" Jones, Laura Belle "Girlie" Jones, William B Jones and Reuben "Duke" Jones. We lost touch with this side of the family in the 1960's through divorce. My father is Rueben Thomas “Tommy” Jones. ed note: Nora Belle was born 1880 (delayed birth certificate); Reuben Jones born Dec 11 1902.

James Pat Moulden Sr Date:2002-09-28 -25410 Bancock crt Magnolia Texas 77355 - Moulden and Murphy - I would like to visit the Moulden cemetary and the Murphy. I need to know who I need to talk to to get access to the property that the two cemetary's are on.

Russell Herndon Date:2002-09-27 -4805 North Rockwell Avenue - Herndon, Frair, Madding, McCollum - The Herndon's settled in Collin County in the early 1800s. We have several books on the Herndon's. We know little about the Frairs. We have accessed some information on the Maddings and the McCollums.

Jim Hodges Date:2002-09-25 -8000 Dunsmore Road, Richmond, VA 23229 - No know surnames in Collin Co., however, I have Jeremiah Jones family in Cooke Co., and James G. Hodges and Dallas Hodges families in Grayson Co. Would like to know more about them

Elaine Blackman Date:2002-09-23 -20 Briar Patch Rd., Camden, SC 29020 Blackman - Farmer db on WorldConnect - CLARKSON, BETTERTON, DAWSON, FOSTER, MARTIN, HORNER, TODD, RUSSELL, HENDRIX -Elaine Blackman -20 Briar Patch Rd., Camden, SC 29020 Blackman - Farmer db on WorldConnect CLARKSON, BETTERTON, DAWSON, FOSTER, MARTIN, HORNER, TODD, RUSSELL, HENDRIX- - Too many names to tell what I know about them. Is the 2000-2001 Chronicles that has Maize FOSTER listed a couple of times still available? Need info on Maize FOSTER and who his wife was.
REALLY need info on William Thomas MARTIN. Need proof of parents of George DAWSON. Jonas DAWSON is related somehow and might even be his father, but kind of doubt it. (Listed in same hh in 1850 Collin Co., TX) ed note: Chronicles reports Probate Minutes 1857 for Maize R. Foster: Children were Malcolm, James and Mary (age 14). Wife is not mentioned and she is not the administrator. Back issues are available for $12 per year. MF Foster marr Lizzie Hughes 1884 and Ervie Ramay 1901

Ruby Wallace Date:2002-09-21 -HILL - I am trying to determine if the D. B. HILL, found on the 1880 Collin Co., TX census is David B. Hill. I would like to know if there are tax records available for 1880 that I could check to see if D. B. or David Hill paid taxes in Collin Co., TX that year. The census record is below. Thank you, 1880 - Collin County, Texas Pg. 498 Hill, D. B. 29M Farmer TN TN TN L. E. 28F TN TN TN M. E. 8F TX TN TN J. E. 5F TX TN TN Callie 2F TX TN TN

Lisa Stevens Date:2002-09-16 - Stevens, Grinnell - I am looking for info on my uncle who I believed died in Collin County in 1964. His name was George William Stevens. He was married to Evelyn F. Grinnell in PA in 1931. I am not sure if this is the correct death year but it's all I have found so far. Please, any help would be appreciated. He is part of my family tree and I can't complete it without his information.ed note: April 11 1964, age 91 v 63-2188

Keri Harris Date:2002-09-14 - Douglas, Gafford - Alonzo and Louisa (Gafford) Douglas married in Collin County in 1885. Alonzo moved their because of water treatment plant (?). Had children from 1887 until 1898. Moved to Rush Springs, OK in 1900s. Their daughter, Hattie, was my g.grandma. Did she marry anyone there? Why did Alonzo move there and why did move away? Does anyone know of this family? ed note: April 11 1964, age 91 v 63-2188

Betty Davis Date:2002-09-12 -3137 N. 68th, Kansas City, KS 66109 - McDougal/Gerelds/Greer - Would appreciate receiving copy of John W. McDougal's obituary - died Feb. 10, 1931; and Mary A. McDougal's obituary - died Oct. 22,1927. They lived over 50 yrs. in Collin County where their 11 children were born. Benjamin F. Gerelds (Geralds) may have lived in Collin County close to sister Mary and their mother Drucilla Greer may have been connected to Greer families in Collin County. Anyone researching these families?

Leonard Cawthon Date:2002-09-10 -908 w sunset grapevine tex 76051 or po box 875 grapevine tex - Dunn - great grand father Elicid Jiles Dunn founded church in altogy tex (Altoga)., like to no more about this family. ed note: Euclid Giles Dunn died Aug 5 1935, age 69.

Jarvis Long Date:2002-09-07 -839 Shadowgrove, Brea, Ca. 92821 - Brooks, Hartsell - My great grandfather Earl Hartsell was the father of Clyde Roosevelt Brooks. Henry Cyphus Brooks married my great grandmother Ada Hunnycutt after she became pregnant in Stanly Co NC. Henry took her back to McKinney, Texas after marrying her while she was pregnant with Clyde. Would like to know anything about my blood relative Earl Hartsell. Henry Cyphus was the son of Ezekiel Marion Brooks of Mc Kinney. ed note: HE Brooks marr Ada Honeycutt 1905.

Kate Savage Date:2002-09-04 -4402 Parkmont Ave., Baltimore, MD 21206 - Leverett, Sherman - Looking for info on the family of Luther and Emma Leverett who are listed in the 1900 cnsus of Collins Co., TX. He is the brother of Jerry Leverett who is also listed. She may be the daughter of Jesse and Nancy (SHERMAN) WILLIAMS of Oktibbeha Co., MS. He is the son of Thomas and Rebecca (SHERMAN) LEVERETTE also of Oktibbeha Co., MS. ed note: JL Leverett marr __McClendon 1906. Luther Caldwell Leverett d MAr 12 1918, 61.

Yvonne Akin Date:2002-09-01 -118 P R 483 Hillsboro, Tx. 76645 Akin - I am looking for Where Martin L. Akin and his wife Elzada Akin died. I know they are buried in IOOF Cemetery in Princeton. They died in 1918 and 1919 but there isn't a record of their death at the courthouse in McKinney. I have looked several times with different spellings of the Akin name with no success. The lady at courthouse said they must have died in other county but we haven't found which one yet. I have obits for both but was wanting copy of death certificate. Any input will be most helpful. ed note: ML in McKinney Courier 2/3/1918 p7; Elzyda in Courier 6/25/1919p1

Lee Driggers Date:2002-09-01 - Driggers, Barker, Woody, Bumpass, Shelby, Fulfer Driggers originally settled in Red River, Fannin County and Thomas F. Driggers moved to Collin County.

Jan Thompson Foreman Date:2002-08-31 Denton, TX - Thompson, Witherspoon, Bridges, Harris, Sullivan, Potter, Ramsey Just looking for info about any of my family names. Thanks!

Dabney Bracken Date:2002-08-31 -1171 Deer Tr. Brandon, Ms. 39042 Brackin Looking for the birth place of my dad. Lived in Grayson Co. and Hood Co. Tx. Mother born in Parker CO. Johnnie M. Brackin (Marlin Johnnie) and Hazel Woods.

Louise Wiles Date:2002-08-31 -113 East Carl Albert Parkway Pittsburg County Genealogical & Historical Society -Richardson etc. Our Society's library has some of your books. Several members and volunteers are interested in families from your area. We are in McAlester, OK. We have a great deal of information about our area. We were Choctaw Nation before statehood in 1907. We have the Dawes rolls with the Census Cards for the Choctaw, Cherokee and Chickasaw tribes and some early Choctaw census. We will keep your website address so our members and patrons my contact you for information.

Beverly Batey Date:2002-08-31 -33 Cedar Drive, Denison, TX 75020 - Batey - Jack Batey lived in McKinney for a long time. One of his daughters still live there. Morene Mace. I have never met her, but will soon I hope. I understand she has a booth at the trades day there. Jack was my husband's uncle. He was a knife trader. ed note: Jack Batey died Mar 20 1973, age 78.

Liz Freeman Date:2002-08-31 -3505 Simmons Drive, Del City, OK 73115 -None Known - Looking for my wandering CASNER Family - I don't have any known ancestors in Collin County. However, I read with interest the index to the book - not there. I am looking for John L. Casner (b1822 MO) and his son John Lewis Casner (b1851 IA) who were tried for murder in 1900 in Haskell County, TX. They were convicted, appealed and won the appeal. They sold the last of their range land in 6-1902; they were at the courthouse and signed papers selling the land. They just disappear after that. Since they had been involved in the killing of nine men some years before in TX, I thought perhaps they may have been in the book.

Barbara Mathews Date:2002-08-25 -1420 D Street Marysville CA 95901 - Stacy/Stacey - Peter M. Stacy (also shown as P.M. Stacy) is in Collin Co., TX 1860-1880 census. He states he is from TN and shows several children born in TN, some around 1850 and after. I cannot find him, and would like to know his middle name, perhaps he used that middle name in TN?

Steve Baxter Date:2002-08-25 -303 Shreveport Rd Barksdale AFB, LA 71110 - McDonald - I only have a simple question: Is the McDonald Highway running through McKinney named after Thomas Jefferson McDonald? He is my great-great-great grandfather, and I would love to learn more information about him and his family. ed note: Reference Librarian didnt know

JANE MITCHELL-SMITH Date:2002-08-23 - MITCHELL, TURNER, SIDWELL - have a lot of info on Sidwell-Turner lines (in Murphy TX) but am at a dead end on Mitchells. My grandfather was George Buckner Mitchell b. TN 1860 to ?? (m. Sallie Turner.maybe 1886-ish? Plano) Their children were Dick, Lon, Jesse, Darrice, Lot, & my dad George Reginald b. 1900 (nicknames Reg & Shorty.) Don't know any of my Mitchell cousins and my dad passed 23 years ago so any help would truly be a blessing to our family. ed note: GB Mitchell married AS Turner 1885 V6-180. He died Oct 22 1939, age 79. No other records found.

Stephen S. Kirk Date:2002-08-20 -4414 W. 111th Terrace. Leawood, Kansas 66211 - Clark - Robert Baker Clark, b. Red River Terr, Tx, 1845, son ofJohn T. and Rebecca Clark, who came to Texas in 1839, lived in Collin County in the 1870s and then moved about 1880 to Love's Valley, Indian Territory. He was a Civil War Veteran, and was in the 6th Texas Cavalry, probably in Company K, the company organized by James Webb Throckmorton. about 100 men from Collin County. Would like to know more about Robert Baker Clark's Civil War experiences.

Janet Rogers Date:2002-08-19 -4859 Halkett ave Rosemead. CA 91770 - . Rogers, Branch - My husband's name is Beverly Rogers he was named after his grandfather. In the 1900 census I found the Beverly Rogers and another Beverly Rogers that must be his relations. I read some of these relations were buried in the Bethel cemetary I would like to here any thihg about these people.ed note: I am doing research for an article about the Bethel Cemetery. Would love to have your input.

Dorothy Wade Date:2002-08-17 - Horn - Rev. Jeremiah Horn and wife Cynthia appear on the Collins Co. 1850 census, however I do not know what church he served or where they are buried. Cynthia was my Great Grandfather's aunt. Would like to know more about them.

Sandy Strunk Date:2002-08-14 -5708 South Shartel, Oklahoma City, Ok. 73109 - Garland "Spencer" Goforth/Wm. Sneed - Garland "Spencer" Goforth arrived in Texas abt. 1905, Grayson County. His date of birth was June 15, 1884/85. He married, in Tennessee, Flora Mae Sneed. She was the daughter of William Sneed and Rachel Tennie Melton. The Goforth family was said to have raised their children in McKinney Texas. I also show a marriage of Carrie Mae Goforth to Clarence Cleveland Cullum but have no dates on this. I assume it was between 1930-1940. Any help in birth/death dates on this family would be greatly appreciated. ed note: 1936 V 24-45

Freda Furr Sawyer Date:2002-08-12 -p.o. box 400 pleasanton,tx 78064 - Furr, Rutherford, Johnson - John Allen Furr & Martha Greene Furr moved from Stanly County, TN with members of their family to the Mckinney area around 1895.Their son, my grandfather, Columbus Nelson Furr & his wife Sara Elizabeth Goodman Furr followed around 1900 or 1901.ed note: Columbus died Sep 15 1960, age 86; Sara died Feb 26 1971, age 95

Pat Stevens Date:2002-08-07 -1712 CR 616 - Flanagan and Flowers - John R. Flanagan born Va. abt 1858--married Lizzie Flowers in Collin Cty.--his son was my grandfather(George William Flanagan) George born in Sachse and married Ida Eugenia Standley. ed note: No marriage recorded for George. JR Flannagan married 1879, V 4-408

Dena Thornton Date:2002-08-06-6320 Stonewall Apt102D-Greenville,Tx 75402 - Rich-Nall-Foster - Am trying to find death place of Cazzie Melton Rich. I know where he is buried. Also trying to find death date of his father Killion Rich. Killion and Minevra were my g- grandparents. ed note: Menervia died Mar 15 1922, age 87. V 2-306

Linda Benson Cox Date:2002-08-03 -Los Alamos, NM -DUMAS, WHEAT, MANN, KELLY, SHIPP - James Pinkney Dumas, b. 12 Sep 1820 in Greenville District, SC; d. 01 Feb 1875 in Collin Co.,TX. He m. 13 April 1841 in Fayette Co., Mary A.E. Thompson, AL b. DEC 26, 1824 FAYETTE CO. AL d. AUG 8,1901 in Collin Co., TX. Chn: Filmore J. Dumas, b. 20 July 1842 in Nashville, Milam, TX; d. 22 July 1843 in Nashville, Milam, TX.; Texana Dumas, b. 03 January 1846 in Sisters Grove, Grayson Co., TX; m. Reece M. Cannon 02 October 1861 in Grayson Co., TX.; Daniel Henry Dumas, b. 21 Dec 1847; d. 1921; m. Harriett Pinkney Shipp 03 March 1874 in Bell, TX.; Travis M. Dumas, b. 06 Feb 1852; m. Nannie S. Kelly 15 March 1874 in Collin Co., TX.; Victoria J. Dumas, b. 01 Feb 1854; d. Sep 1916; m. (1) Charles H. Herman 10 Sep 1871; m. (2) B. F. Pierce 31 March 1881.; Louis Dumas, b. 16 April 1856; d. 05 January 1923.; Leslie L. Dumas, b. 15 Dec 1858 in Collin Co., TX; d. 16 Dec 1858 in Collin Co., TX.; Laura Belle DUMAS b: 17 SEP 1867 ; d. 25 October 1923; m. Will Leslie.; Losero M. DUMAS b: 9 MAY 1863 m. J. P. Wheat; Walter M. Dumas, b. 16 May 1863 in Collin Co., TX; d. 14 Sep 1881 in Collin Co., TX.; Scott S. Dumas, b. 02 March 1850; m. Annie E. Mann 26 November 1878 in Grayson Co., TX. He entered many family members on the Dawes rolls in 1903 as Mississippi Choctaw. Looking for any information on this family.

Edward WRIGHT III Date:2002-08-02 -5523 Greenbrier Dr., Dallas, TX 75209 - ADAMSONs, CULWELLs, CHOATEs, MUGGs, Carter BOURLAND, WHITEs, HOWARDs - I am researching Weston, TX and the early settlers of Precint # 4 from the 1840s to about 1900. If you can contribute info, pictures, artifacts, history or other resources, please contact me Thank you! Ted in Dallas

Edward WRIGHT III Date:2002-08-02 -5523 Greenbrier Dr., Dallas, TX 75209 - STAPP - Why did they move on to Denton County? Thanks!

Joel Buford Date:2002-08-02 -6918B Gary Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79413 - Buford - I know that my grandfather, Alva Edwin Buford was born in Van Alstyne, Texas, in Collin County. He was also married there and died there as well. I just need to obtain a birth, marriage and death record of him. ed note: AE Buford marr Ida Degman Oct 24 1916 V 18-215. no death recorded in Collin county.

Pennie Easley Date:2002-07-25 - Harris, Stewart, Kirkpatrick, Campbell, Bone, Gaines - I'm trying to find the parents of Esom Harris and when and where Esom died. He came to Texas ca, 1845 from Tennessee with his wife Sarah. Esom bought land in McKinney. He died before 1850. Sarah then married Ephraim D. McCoy. Please email me at with any information. Thank you. ed note: ED McCoy married Sally Harris 1848

Debby Demaree Date:2002-07-25 -6623 Radnor Road, Bethesda, MD 20817 - Jefferson, Terry Looking for info on Adam Jefferson who married Sarah Margaret Fudge and had 13 children. Zilpha, Nancy, etc., lots of girls - They show up in Collin County in the 1880 Census, where were they before Collin? They are no longer in Washington County, VA. I am searching for my mother Nannie Jefferson's family she was one of 9 sisters. She married H.L. Terry 26 Feb 1893 in Collin, Texas. Several of her sisters lived with them over the years and I would like to find their families. We know a great deal about the Terry's. Sarah Jefferson died in Texas in appoximately 1925. I have no knowledge of Adam's death. He was a civil war veteran serving in the CSA in the 48th Va Infantry. I've been unable to go either forward or backwards.ed note: I find no marriage or death in Collin county

Carolyn Lamb Date:2002-07-24 -544 S.W. 153, OKC, Ok. 73170 - Bumpass/as/us~Driggers~Maloy - They lived around Farmersville. I want all info I can gather. Especially want to know the wedding date of Lee Bumpass and Rose Etta "Ettie" Maloy. Their first child was born 1901. ed note: LT Bumpass married RE Maloy 1897 V10-570.

Cindy Davis Date:2002-07-23 -520 Sharp Dr DeSoto, Tx 75115 - Lewis; Nall; Reed - I am looking for any information on the Jack O Lewis family. Jack lived most of his life in Collin County. He was married to Mollie Reasonover on December 5, 1878. Any information on this family is greatly appreciated. ed note: JO married Mattie Reasonover 1878 V 4-367

Tamara Date:2002-07-22 -30158 Sierra Madre Dr, Temecula, CA 92591 James - Dudley Isaac James died in Josephine, Collin Co. Texas 1899, Do not know where he is buried or if I can obtain a death certificate. Arpathia Angeline James, died in Josephine, Collin Co. Texas in 1922, Do not know where she is buried or if I can obtain a death certificate. ed note: no death recorded Collin county

Sherry Hewitt Date:2002-07-20 -11908 241st Ave Ct E Buckley Wa 98321 - Morrison, Clark, - I know that Andrew Morrison b.1851 in Alabama Married Nancy Evelyn Clark b.1858 Fannin Co. They had 6 children born in Josephine, Viola b.1875, Elry b. 1878, Clara b. 1880, Hester b. 1885, Travis b. 1887,Mary 1891. Any information would be greatfully appreciated. Thank you.

Jerri Wicker Date:2002-07-20 -6546 W. Molly Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85085 - Muse - I have tons of info on the James Sanford Muse family along with old letters, books, articles, pics, etc. Thank you to Leah and Helen at the Museum in McKinney. You are very special people. What I am looking for are people who share this surname. I am writing a book on the Muse family and would love input and would love for you to have a copy.

Betty Christopher Date:2002-07-20 -113 lochwood circle -Howell,Wilkerson - lived in Farmersville, Alex Howell father-daughter Susanna Howell married John W. Wilkerson. ed note: no death or marriage recorded.

Linda Land Whorton Date:2002-07-19 -707 Morrison Dr., Rockdale, TX 76567 - Wharton/Whorton - My husband's great-great grandfather, William Wharton/Whorton appears in the 1850 Collin Co. census, with his household, wife Martha and children, all females with the exception of one son, John (my husband's great-grandfather), age 4 at this time. William and Martha's place of birth is listed as Tennessee, with the oldest daughter's birthplace listed as Arkansas and the remaining children, including John, born in Texas. I have yet to trace this family back beyond this census to Arkansas or Tennessee. Would love to have contact with anyone that has a suggestion on where to start! Without a county of reference in the states mentioned, I have no idea where to look! Any help or suggestions appreciated. Thanks

Betty Davis Date:2002-07-18 -3137 N. 68th Street - Geralds/Mc - Mary A. Geralds and husband John W.McDougal raised their large family in Collin County from about 1865 and are buried there. I am interested in knowing if any Geralds/Gerelds/McDougal descendents might still be living in the area.

Gina Shackelford Date:2002-07-16 -400 Rains CR 4410, Point, TX 75472 - Denison, Bridges - I know they were married in McKinney in 1903. Any further info is helpful. ed note: WH Denison marr Corda Bridges 1903.

Michael Humphries Date:2002-07-15 -Rt. 1 Box 186C Hooks, Tx 75561 -Humphries - Issac Riddle Humphries was born in Collin County, Tx in 1867

Jerry Coulter Date:2002-07-13 - Kirkland, Taylor, Mills - Harvey & Caroline (Hearn) Kirkland came to Collin Co. from Wilson Co., Tn. in 1882 and settled in the Vineland Community. Harvey died in 1883. Caroline died in 1913. I have been unable to locate the burial place. ed note: Caroline died July 19 1913, age 78 V1-250

Karen Beda Date:2002-07-12 -6036 S 72 E Ave Manes, Bilderback, Wester, Helms, Tillerson, McWhirter - I have pictures, some obits, and genealogy info. If anyone needs something, or wants to share, let me know!

James Campbell Parker Date:2002-07-12 -1341 Bottlebrush Place, Oxnard, CA 93030-5200 - Field/Dulaney - Lucy Anne Field, dtr of Jesse and Martha Ann Oglesby Field, was b.21 March 1844 Cooper Co,MO. d.9 May 1941 in McKinney. Collin Co, TX. M.25 Nov 1869 to Dr. Jeosph E.Dulaney b. 1830 Blountsville, Sullivan Co TN. d.8 Sept 1877, Sullivan Co TN. 3 children-Corrine, Annie Mary, & Joseph Field Dulaney.James Sanford Muse of the Muse Academy did an acrostic on Lucy Annie Field's name. Have orig. newspaper clipping of event. Need to know more about the three children-did they marry and have children? Where did they live etc?. Are the dates and info I have correct? Thanks ed note: Lucy’s death date verified, age 97. JE Dulany married Lendia A Field 1869 V3-271. This is an indexing transcription which has to be verified against the document.Corrine died June 1 1960, age 69; Annie marr WD Hill 1917, Joseph Fiels Dulany d May 27 1968, age 91. Buried at Pecan Grove Cemetery.

Tammy Lake Date:2002-07-08 -Rt.9 Box 508 Paris, Tx. 75462 Elmore/Russell - My grandfather was born in or around Princeton,Tx. May 30, 1894 (Marshall Foreman Russell). I am looking for his father/mother lines. His mother was Julia Frances Elmore and his father was William James Sims Russell. I have quite a bit of info. from Grayson County,Tx. where they are buried but I have not been able to find the Elmore's history or William James Sims Russell's history. Any info. would be a blessing. ed note: delayed birth V 862-359. WJS marr JF Elmore 1891.

Bill Luke Date:2002-07-05 -320 Pinion Road, Bishop, CA, 93514 - CUNNIUS/COONIS/CUMIS/etc. - I have followed them from birth to Texas.I'm looking for any and all info on them. I have been researching this family abt 10 yrs. willing to exchange info with others. Looking forward to talking to family.