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UPCOMING ISSUE Vol 68 No. 2 - Summer 2021

BENNINGTON: Looking for the parents of James Thomas  Bennington, born 11 Jun 1835, Lincoln County TN. He enlisted in the Confederate Army 6 Sep 1861, Camp Smartt, Private, Co. D, 35th Infantry (5th Regiment Provisional Army, Mountain and Rifle Regiment.) He married Martha Ann  Welsh 10 Nov 1868, Lincoln County TN. He may have been living in Grundy County TN at the time of the 1860 Census.

Contact: Leeman Bennington, leeman.bennington@yahoo.com

STOUT: Looking for the siblings of Isaiah Stout (1869 – 1965.) Isaiah was born in Germantown TN to Isaiah (b. 1821) and Mary (b. 1828) Stout. The one known sibling is Annie Stout McKee(b. 1870.)
Contact: Ellen Barker, bobelbarker@gmail.com

MENDENHALL - KENNER: Looking for proof that Elizabeth “Fanny” Mendenhall married William “Billie” Kenner about 1816 in Hawkins County TN and that she is the mother of Elias Housen Kenner born 1817, Hawkins County TN. The Mendenhall’s were Quakers.
Contact: David J Kenner, davidjkenner@gmail.com

YELL: Looking for any information on the Yell family of Bedford County TN.
Contact: Dwight Lynn Alford, 294 Rock Rd, Morrison TN 37357

Vol. 68 No. 1 - Spring 2021

O’CONNOR: Looking for any information on William Verlie (Verley/Virley/Venible) O’Connor (O’Conner/Connor/Conner) and his family. William was born 1818, McMinn County TN, died 1883, Polk County, MO. His wife was Emily/Emilie C. Goodwin , born 1838, South Carolina. Their son Franklin O’Connor was born 1877, Polk County MO, died 1920 Tulare County, CA.
ontact: Lauraleen O’Connor, lauraileen@gmail.com

JORDAN-HARRIS: James Jordan, son of John Jordan and Margaret Garrett of Montgomery County NC, married Mary Polly Harris 20 Feb 1823 Hickman County TN. By 1828, James and Mary moved to Illinois. Looking to connect with others researching the Jordan and Harris families who migrated to Tennessee from North Carolina in the early 1800’s.
Contact: Will Jerden, michclaims@aol.com

WHITSON: Looking for the mother of Mary Lezena (Luzine) Whitson. Mary was born about 1835 in Perry County TN; her father was Harris Whitson. Mary married Peter Martin Hodo about 1851. Mary married William Wilson about 1869. They are listed together in the 1880 Perry County TN census, with several children, including her son John Hodo from her marriage to Peter Hodo. 
Contact: B. Hall, hallbet@gmail.com

Vol. 67 No. 4 - Winter 2020

PULLEN: Looking for any information on Courtland P. Pullen, born 1860, died 10 Dec 1832 in Stephensport, Breckenridge KY. Married Sudie Brickey. Worked as ferryman and barkeep. Particularly interested in any information on the ferry and bar he operated and photographs of him.
Contact: Kristi Hall,  eachdayisagift8@aol.com

EVANS-CAMBRON: Looking for any information on John Loney Evans (born 14 Nov 1877, died 4 Mar 1973) and his wife Mary Etta Cambron (born 2 Jun 1895) from Daviess KY.
Contact: Kristi Hall,  eachdayisagift8@aol.com

ESTIS: Looking for any information, including death records and parents, on Sarah Estis and her husband Irvin/Irwin Gause. Sarah was born June 1851 and died Oct 1917. Her husband was born 1851. They were married in 1869 in Haywood County, TN and later lived in Lauderdale County. 
Contact: Doris Fields, mrsfields@outlook.com

CRUZ: Looking for death date and burial location of Andrew Abell Cruz, born 14 August 1823 in Union County, Kentucky. Married 19 January 1850 to Rachael M. Proctor, born 5 January1831 in Union County, Kentucky. They raised their family in Union County, Kentucky according to the Federal Census, then emigrated to Texas sometime after the 1880 Census and died in Texas.
Contact: Kathy Jorgensen,  k76jorg@yahoo.com

Vol. 67 No. 3 - Fall 2020

DOANE: Looking for birth, death, and will of James Doane, born New Hanover Co., NC about 1760, died Green Co., TN 1810, along with proof of relationship to suspected parents Hezekiah Doan (b. MA, d. 1809 Harrison Co., KY) and his wife Sarah Bland. James married Mary “Polly” Woolsey in Green Co., TN in 1798. Mary was born in NY and died in Green Co., TN. Looking for any additional information about her birth and parents. Also looking for proof of relationship between James and son William Marshall Doane, born about 1804 in either Washington or Smyth Co., VA.
Contact: Connie Cleveland,  lconniebdar@gmail.com

STALCUP (STALCOP): Looking for proof of relationship between Peter Stalcup Sr. (1763-1805) to Peter Stalcup Jr. (1797-1880) and his son Jesse Stalcup (abt 1827 or 1829-1905). Peter Stalcup’s father was William Stalcup (1741-1819). For his service in the American Revolution, in 1787, William received a land grant of 357 acres, located in present Trousdale County, TN. Patriot William Stalcup and wife Margarete Anderson are buried in Stalcup Cemetery, Trousdale County, TN. No record of Peter Sr. has been found in TN with the exception of the settlement of his father, William's estate in 1819. Peter Jr. may have lived in Smith or Sumner County, TN for a short time before moving to Orange County, IN. 
Contact: Willard M Stalcup,  wmstalcup@gmail.com

HEATHERLY: Looking for proof that William Heatherly, Sr (b. 1794, Southwest Territory, d. 1863) is the son of John Heatherly and Nancy Wilson (b. 1753 VA, d. 1863). John and Nancy were married 4 Nov 1789 in Washington County, TN.
Contact: Gina McCasland, luluchow@cox.net

Vol. 67 No. 2 - Summer 2020

SHIELDS: Looking for the father of Preston Shields. He was born in 1811 or 1812 in Washington or Greene County TN. He married Lucinda Nelson in 1832 in Washington Co., TN. They appeared in the 1840 census of Blount Co., TN and had moved to West Chickamauga, GA by the 1850 census.
Contact: DeLayna Crockett,  ladybugdel@gmail.com

ORR: Is the William Orr that married Sarah Sally Brown in Rhea TN in April 1807, and had children Clarinda, William, John, Robert and Martin, the same William Orr whose will was administered by James Orr in 1824 in Williamson TN? 
Contact: Lee Orr, mail304rodco@yahoo.com

Vol. 67 No. 1 - Spring 2020

BENNETT: Looking for any information and records pertaining to Seth (William) Bennett, aka Bill and his wife Margaret (Peggy) Cheek. Margaret, the daughter of Eli Cheek of Maury Co., TN, died in 1892. They had 9 children: Mary Duncan, Levicy Duncan, Jacob E Bennett, Nancy Renfro, America Luttrell Dark, Sarah Wright Hardison, Elizabeth Adams, Martha Truelove and Jackson W. Bennett (m. Fannie Truelove). 
Contact: Patricia Reed, 573-645-6725, treed910@gmail.com

CROSS: Looking for proof that Featherstone Cross, born 1799 TN, died 1837, is the son of Drury Cross (b. 1670 VA, d. 1820) and Martha Oliver (b. 1765 VA, d. 1820). Featherstone married Nancy Gill (b. 1801, d. 1840) on 9 Oct 1817 in VA.
Contact: Wm E. “Edd” Richburg, Sr., 843-763-7613, eddrichburg@protonmail.com

BRANTLEY: Looking for parents and any other information on Earl Brantley, born 1905 or 1906 TN. Earl Brantley was the father of Robert Earl Heatwole, born 1930, Akron, Summit, OH. Robert Earl Heatwole’s mother was Mattie Irene Heatwole (b. abt 1913 KY).
Contact: Richard Bean, 6880 Meadowbrook Dr, Clearlake, CA 95422, 707-295- 5556, rebean51@gmail.com

Vol. 66 No. 4 - Winter 2019

DAY: Looking for DAR/SAR acceptable proof that Esther Henrietta “Hetty” Day is the daughter of Jesse Day and Hanna Howard. Jesse and Hanna were married 1791 in Jefferson County TN. Hetty was born 1807 in Jefferson County TN. Additional information: Hanna died in 1824 and Jesse died 1835, both in Rhea County TN, where they are buried. Hetty married James C. Holland in 1826 in Rhea County TN. 
Contact: Dave Curran, 1867 N. County Hwy 285, Defuniak Springs, FL 32344, kb4et@gtcom.net

CINNAMON: Looking for information and records pertaining to Henry Clinton Cinnamon and his children. Henry first married Susan Ridings and they had 6 children. In 1882, Henry married Susan's sister, Lucy Ridings and they had two children: Cornelius Washington Cinnamon and Alexander Fillmore Cinnamon. Henry primarily spent his life living in Claiborne County TN.
Contact: Mike Cinnamon, pmcinnamon@gmail.com

Vol. 66 No. 3 - Fall 2019

YOUNG: Looking for parents and siblings of Robert Young. Robert lived in Hawkins County TN, and owned property on the north bank of the Holston River. He married Jenny about 1762. His brother William is mentioned in his will. Was his father John Young II of Augusta County VA?
Contact: Keith Schindler, 741 Honey Grove Ln, Nipomo, CA 93444, kws@charter.net

CRUTHIS: Looking for any information on James Cruthis and his wife Lydia Chamness, who lived in Tennessee between 1815 and 1825. James was a veteran of the War of 1812. James and Lydia moved to Tennessee from North Carolina, and moved to Bond County IL in the 1820’s. Surname variants include: Cruthes, Cruthers, Caruthers, Coruthus, Carithers, Carothers, and Creuthist. 
Contact: Dennis Plafcan, djp0305@netscape.net

LASATER: Looking for proof that Hezekiah T. Lasater (b 9 Jan 1809 Wilson County, TN; d 18 Apr 1886 Pea Ridge AR) is the son of Jacob B. Lassiter (1762-1845) of Wilson County, TN. Other surname variants include: Lasterand Lasiter.
Contact: Jack Lasater, 11515 Gill St, Sugar Creek MO 64054, 816-215-1854, jacklasater43@gmail.com

Vol. 66 No. 2 - Summer 2019

HAMILTON: Looking for parents of Henry Wilton Hamilton, who died 27 Oct 1905 Newtonia, Missouri. He married Canzada Myers, 6 Aug 1869, Jackson County TN. His obituary states he was born 14 Oct 1841, Jackson County TN. 
Contact: Lauren H Espinoza, 185 CR 225, Barn Apt, Rifle, CO 81650 970-989-3460, laurenhespinoza@yahoo.com

HOOKER: Looking for any information on Henry Hooker, born about 1803 in Connecticut to Grant Simmons Hooker and Elizabeth Parkins. He died about 1826 in an Indian War battle in Tennessee. 
Contact: Sharon Reeves, 1281 S 100E, Unit 1, Lehi UT 84043. 801-341-8391, sharon984reeves@gmail.com

MABERRY/MABRY: Looking for any information on Benjamin Maberry/Mabry, especially the names of his wife and children, along with his date of death. Benjamin was born 21 Feb 1755 in North Carolina. He moved to Sumner County TN before 1808, and received a Revolutionary War pension in 1829. 
Contact: M E Kramp, 1523 Augusta Ln, Atwater CA 95301, mekramp@gmail.com

Vol. 66 No. 1 - Spring 2019

PANKEY: Seeking documentation linking John Pankey (1781-1855) to Stephen Pankey (1743-aft 1825) or Mary Ann Smith Pankey (1750-aft 1825). Counties: Anderson, Bledsoe, Marion, Roane, and Smith. John’s siblings were Edward, Ozyeah/Uzzi, James, Lucy, Stephen, Elizabeth/Betsy, William Riley, Smith and Royal. John’s wife was Margaret Owens. Creed Pankey is a suspected son. 
Contact: Robin Rhein Hurwitz, 6405 Vicanna Dr., San Jose, CA 95129, 408-257-2583, travelmaven@gmail.com

ISOM-RHEA-SCALES: Looking for parents of John Rhea, born 1776 VA, died 1839 Lincoln TN, m. Sally (Scales?), born 1776, died 1847 Lincoln TN. John’s daughter Aylmyra died about 1860. She married James Isom/Isham, born 1789 SC, died 1874 Lincoln TN, son of Edward Isom/Isham. 
Contact: Joanne C Moore, PO BOX 98, Frenchman’s Bayou, AR 72338, 870-655-8172

WALL: Looking for parents of Clement Wall, born 1777 NC. He is found in the Guilford County, NC 1800 Census. By 1803, he is in Williamson County, TN; and about 1829, in Fayette County, TN. He died 1854 in Marshall County, MS. His wife was Margaret X. 
Contact: Joanne C Moore, PO BOX 98, Frenchman’s Bayou, AR 72338, 870-655-8172

MOLLOY(Malloy/Maloy): Looking for ancestors/siblings of James Lafayette Molloy (Malloy/Maloy), born Alabama or Tennessee 1811, died after 1890(?) in Tennessee. Lived in Van Buren County 1840-1880. Married Clementine Gillentine (1817-1850) in 1836. Married Frances M. Shaw (1801- aft 1880) in 1851. Children are Mary Molloy, Daniel Molloy, John Molloy, Rachel Molloy, James Molloy, Jr, and Clementine Molloy.
Contact: Mike Molloy, 970-481-3282, mike.molloy@gmail.com

Vol. 65 No. 4 - Winter 2018

CHAMBERS: Looking for information on parents and relatives of John J Chambers(1814 – 1868) and Delilah Swinford born 1825 or 1829. In the 1850 census, they are living in McMinn Co., TN. In the 1860 census, they are living in Fredonia, Williamson Co., IL. Possible relative of John J Chambers is John Chambers of Fayette Co., GA. Possible relatives of Delilah Swinford are Levi or James Swinford of McMinn Co., TN. 
Contact: Eugene Chambers, 416 Crestwood Dr, Swansea, IL 62226, 618-235-1089, edmach416@att.net

Vol. 65 No. 3 - Fall 2018

TIDWELL: Looking for information about Edmund Tidwell Sr., born 1758, Prince William County, VA, and died 12 May 1846 Dickson County, TN; and his wife, Anna Gladden Hollis, born 1749 Fairfield County, SC, and died 4 Nov 1839 Burns, Dickson County, TN.
Contact: Mitchell L. Lathrop, 600 West Broadway, Suite 500, San Diego CA 92101, 619-955-5951, mllathrop@earthlink.net

Vol. 65 No. 2 - Summer 2018

GAWROCH: Looking for parents and siblings of Francis Burt Gawroch. He was born about 1844 in Kamionka, Germany (now Poland), and died 1930 Memphis TN. He arrived in the US in 1880; port of entry unknown. He married Josephine Orr, born 26 SEP 1858 Memphis TN, died 23 DEC 1933.
Contact: Anna Rushing, anna.rushing@comcast.net

COLLINS: Looking for parents, death and other information for James C. Collins. He was born about 1854-59, in either Cocke County TN or South Carolina. He is found in the 1900 Cocke County TN census, age 45, listed as “minister”, wife Harrath, children Cora and Otas (probably Arthur).
Contact: Pat Arnold, lparnold17@gmail.com, 661-943-0275 or 661-965-5507


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