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This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tue Dec 31 06:34:15 1996
Looking for burial site for James Cate b1790 and Elizabeth Lindsey Cate b1790. The lived on Sevier, Jefferson Co. line in Dumplin Community. James's father John Sr., is buried Dumplin Cemetery. Children James Baldwin b1821 , Annie Cate Koontz b1825, Elizabeth "Bettie" Cate Snyder b1826 are buried in Baldwin Cate Cemetery. Some of Johns other children are buried in Pollard Cemetery. Would think James and Elizabeth should have a stone which has survived but unable to locate. Would appreciate help, on this issue or any information pertaining to this family. Have more information and willing to share.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Thu Dec 26 21:56:33 1996
Joseph Andrew Foster b1844 d1905 married 1879 Mary Jane Cate b1852 d1914, (daughter of Baldwin grandaughter of John Cate Sr.) buried in Baldwin Cate Cemetery. Joseph and Mary buy 60 acres from Issac McCambell 1/29/1879, located in 13th district Tuachoe [Tuckahoe?] Creek, Dumplin Community Jefferson Co. Joseph sell 16 acres to Americus b1849 d???? and Phoebe Jane Foster b1859 d???? his sisters on 8/12/1882. Americus sells 16 acres to Thomas Foster b1869 d???? her nephew, Americus was not in 1900 census. Tom , was census enumerator in 1910, cared for his aunt Pheobe untill his or her death. 1900 Jefferson County census list Joseph 56, Mary 48, James (jimmy), 20 b1880 d????, Adda 16 b1884 d????, Walter 12 b1888 d 1917, Rachel b1892 d1972. The 1910 census list Mary 58, Walter 22, Rachel 18. by 1920 Census only member of family metion is James Foster b1918 d1983, (son of Walter Foster who dies WW1, and Sue Cate) and Rachel Foster. Joseph is mentioned in Mary obituary, of Dumplin Church minutes 1914, as passing away 9 year prior. What happen to Adda and Jimmy Foster, epidemic ?. What are death dates of Americus, Pheobe, Thomas Foster burial ? Would be interested in information on Foster Family, have data to 1000 ad to present willing to share.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tue Dec 24 11:29:16 1996
I am searching for any information on the ancestory of John C. Pitner b. 1909 / d. 1981 married to Pearl (Flynn) Pitner. Lived in Sevier County all his life. Buried in Knob Creek Cemetary. His Children are: Bill, Tommy, Wilma (Huff), Fred, Mary,Buddy Father's name was William? Pitner. John had brothers & sisters: Marsh b. 1897? still living in Sevier County Cecil b. 1911? d. circa 1995 Ruth Ann There are more but cannot recall the names. Any information would be greatly appreciated. thank you

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sat Dec 21 09:12:26 1996
I am searching for information on George Long's parents: 1) George was born in Virgina in 1771. 2) Married Nancy Elizabeth Maples on June 9 1791 in Pittsylvania County, VA. 3) George died on 17 January 1849 in McMinn Co., TN George was pastor of the Providence Baptist Church of Sevier Co. TN from 1800-1820. His father owned a overshot mill on the French Broad River in Sevier Co., TN. His father died in Sevier Co. I am searching for information on George's parents and bothers and sisters.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sat Dec 21 13:00:30 1996
Seeking other people researching the LARGE family. Our GGGrandfather was Aaron B.Large. His father was David LARGE born TN c1800. Family lore states the family was from Sevier County. Other brothers of David LARGE were Cary, Jacob. Nathaniel Large may have been brother or possibly, uncle. The father of David was Abram or Abraham LARGE. The family moved to Miami Co., OH where the brothers all married between 1826 and 1834. No mention of the brothers in OH after their marriages. It is believed that most returned to TN. Aaron and his siblings Cary, Mary Catherine, Margaret, John, and Abigail were in OH in 1850. If anyone knows anything about this family please contact me. All responses will be answered.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Wed Dec 18 08:36:49 1996
I am looking for George Handley, Mother & Father Names? George was born in Sevier Co., Tenn. 1820. Married Mary Earnest Born 1821 Tenn. abt 1838. 1850/1860 moved to Fayette Co., AL. 1870/1880 to Lauderdale CO., AL. HELP!

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Wed Dec 18 17:52:43 1996
I AM RESEARCHING THE FOLLOWING FAMILIES FROM THE BOYDS CREEK AREA OF SEVIER COUNTY. WIDNER'S,JOHNSON'S,CRESWELL'S,HODGE'S, BAYLES,ELDER'S.I HAVE QUIET A BIT OF INFORMATION ON THESE FAMILIES THAT I WOULD BE WILLING TO SHARE.WOULD LIKE TO TALK TO ANYONE INTERESTED IN THESE FAMILIES. THANK YOU

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Thu Dec 12 21:28:59 1996
REBECCA SLAUGHTER married GEORGE W. KING 2 July 1829 in McMinn Co. Tn. I think they lived in Wears Valley. Their son William Henry King was my great grandfather. I would like to know if anyone knows who Rebecca Slaughter's father was? I am also researching COTTERS, McGILLS, HEADRICKS, HATCHERS, STEPHENSON, CROWSON'S STINSON'S, I THINK ALL THESE families were from Sevier Co. Tn.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sat Dec 7 10:19:02 1996
In search of info on William M. Burnett, b. 10-Jun-1814 in TN. M. Lettitia Sharp on 21-Mar-1838 in Blount Co. He lived most of his life in Sevier Co, but not sure of his place of birth. Birth date confirmed by 2 sources, but LDS CD-ROMs shows another by same name with slightly differernt birth date. Trying to unravel that one too. Will be glad to share info. - John

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Thu Dec 5 17:51:07 1996
I am researching the surnames *HAYS, *CALLEN, ANDREWS, CATE, WILHITE. I am specifically looking for info about Alex Hays (b. 1804, d. 1843) and Priscilla Andrew(s) Hays (b.1806, d. 1879 in IA). Children were Samuel, Amos, Lementine, Mary, Rosetta and Priscilla. All the children had the middle initial "A". Samuel Arthur Hays married (Mahala) Caroline Callen (b. 1834 Sevier Co., Tn, d. 1919 Moravia, IA).Caroline was the daughter of Edward and Martha (Cate) Callen.In 1853 the Hays family (headed by Priscilla) and the Callen family moved to Appanoose Co., IA. Lementine Hays married Pryor Lee Callen, son of Edward and Martha. Samuel Hays' daughter Delia Maud Hayes Neff was my G.grandmother.The families may have ancestry in North Carolina.I am willing to share info... HELP!

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Wed Dec 4 09:35:48 1996
I'm looking for the family of Cyrus Maples b.1833 m.Elizabeth Davis Children Sara A.b1859 Julia A. b 1860 Mary, Louis , Margaret, William T.b.1870, John b.1871 I hope you can help. I don't seem to be able to go back futher than my great grandfater (Cyrus) or my grandfather (William T.) Thanks for the help. They came from Jefferson Co. Tennessee and were Quaker's

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sun Nov 24 18:48:00 1996
Micajah "Cage" RECTOR - born ca 1826, NC, died 1909 Sevier Co, TN, mar (1) Susan Redmon, (2) Mary Jane ____, (3) Sally Brown. He came to Sevier Co ca 1880,

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tue Nov 26 16:12:03 1996
I am looking for the marriage of Henry ESLINGER/ASLINGER and Kisiah _____. I suspect they married in Sevier County some number of years before the courthouse burned in 1856. Henry sold some property in Sevier Co. in 1866 and his family appeared in the 1870 Sevier Co. census. Henry appeared alone in the 1850 Greene Co. census but the ages of some of his children suggest an earlier marriage date.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Wed Nov 13 09:18:31 1996
I am searching for information regarding the Giles and Davis families. I am particularly interested in John Marion Giles (b. 1896) (m. late 1910's) Mary Magdaline Davis (b. 1900. Any help would be appreciated.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Mon Nov 11 07:43:17 1996
I'm looking for any information regarding John Sevier first governor of Tennessee. My mother-in-law is a direct decendent. This is very important to us because it will affect the outcome of a possible adoption. Thanks Brian McDaniel 9552 So. 96th East Ave. Tulsa Okla 74133 (918)-254-2281

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Fri Nov 8 22:09:24 1996
I am looking for information on Roxie V.S. BAKER b.29 Dec 1871, Chestnut Hill, TN d. 1938, Shreveport, LA. I am very curious at to who her parents. Family tradition is that her parents have 2 different surnames. Her mother was Dorcus 'Dark' BAKER b. 16 Aug 1854, Chestnut Hill, TN, d. 24 Mar 1922, Chestnut Hill, TN. Her father? was William Brownlow FOX b. 22 Oct 1952, Sevier County, TN, d. 1940, TX. Can anyone shed light on the union of William Brownlow FOX and Dorcus 'Dark' BAKER? Also, would like to know if anyone has information on William Mc Andrew, b. 1745 whose descendants migrated to Jefferson County, TN? Again, tradition states that William could have come from Glasgow, Scotland. Thank you in advance for your help!

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sat Nov 9 18:17:18 1996
According to family tradition, Thomas D. Dobkins was born 1781 in E. TN. He married Mary Brickey after her first husband, John McAdams died (date unknown). Their first child, John, was born 20 Jan.1811. They moved to MO in 1817 with Mary's father, Girrard, and several other Brickeys. Thomas died 1822 in Washington, Co., MO and Mary died in Crawford Co., MO in 1858. Thomas, John and Evan DOBKINS received E. TN Land Grants on Dunn's Creek in Sevier Co. in 1810. Evan possibly was Thomas' father; if not, then it very likely was Reuben. I would like to hear from anyone with information about this family. Donovan Yingst, 12014 Ginger Creek Dr., Boise, ID 83713-3659.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sat Nov 9 20:50:50 1996
I'm trying to find information on Roger P. Lindsey. I beleive he is buried in either Loudon or Sevierville. Any information on Roger or his family would be greatly appreciated.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sun Nov 10 10:49:55 1996
Interested in early Watauga Valley families BARTLES/BOTTLES/BORTLE, MURR (possible alternate spelling), CRECELIUS, HAMMAN/HAMMOND/HAMMONDS /HUMMOND. I have some information but am trying to put the families together and study the migration to and from this area.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sun Nov 10 17:56:00 1996
I am searching for information on Senator Flayl NICHOLS (1758-1823). He was a Revolutionary War veteran and a senator to the Tennessee legislature in 1803-04.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Thu Nov 7 11:03:35 1996
I am looking for information on the Giles and Davis families. I believe they were from this area, before relocating to middle Tennessee. I am specifically interested in any available info on John Marion Giles, b. 1896(?) and Mary Magdaline Davis Giles, b. 1900.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Fri Nov 8 08:01:10 1996
I am seeking all information on all Manning, Russell and Denton families in Sevier, Jefferson, and Cocke Co., TN. Any little information will be very appreciated. I am willing to exchange the GEDCOM files. Thank you.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Fri Nov 8 08:09:20 1996
I am seeking any information related to Moses Chambers (b. abt 1812 in PA; d. bef 1880 (probably Sevier Co., TN), Oliver Perry Chambers (b. 1848 in NJ; d. 1927 in Jefferson Co., TN). Moses Chambers and his wife Rebecca Trigg(?) had four known children (Catherine, William, Oliver Perry and Samuel R.) The Chambers families lived in Sevier and Jefferson Co., TN. Any information will be appreciated. Thank you.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Fri Nov 1 14:58:10 1996
DOBKINS - Thomas B. DOBKINS was born 1781 in E. TN. According to family tradition He married Mary Brickey after her first husband, John McAdams died (date unknown.). Their first child, John, was born 20 Jan.1811. They moved to MO in 1817 with Mary's father, Girrard, and several other Brickeys. Thomas died 1822 in Washington, Co., MO and Mary died in Crawford Co., MO in 1858. Thomas, John and Evan DOBKINS received E.TN Land Grants on Dunn's Creek in Sevier Co. in 1810. Evan possibly was Thomas' father; if not, then it very likely was Reuben DOBKINS in Jefferson Co. I would like to hear from anyone with information about this family. Donovan Yingst, 12014 Ginger Creek Dr., Boise, ID 83713-3659.

Roy L. Bowman Thu Oct 31 16:26:32 1996
Researching Lovedays, Maples, McMahans of Sevier Co., TN. Collecting all descendants of the following: Edward Loveday b. bet 1760-1780, MD Henry Loveday b. bet 1790-1800, ? m. Mary Patterson Perry Loveday b. 28 May 1834, TN, m. Angelina McMahan Samuel Henry b. 1 Jan 1854, TN, m. to Rachel Maletta Maples

David White Bryan Mon Oct 28 20:31:39 1996
Desperatly seeking information on Bryan\T family living in Sevier Co. from late 1700's to 1848\49. Need parents of Ahas Bryan bn. 29 Jan 1793- d. 29 Aug 1852 in Mercer Co. Mo.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sun Oct 27 19:29:00 1996
Researching on all Manning and Russell families in Sevier Co., TN. Other surname interests are Denton, Gann, Thomas, Finchum, Long, Wilcox, Howell and others in Sevier Co., TN. Willing to exchange GEDCOM files.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tue Oct 22 19:03:32 1996
I am working on 'Cossey' in Hardin County and it ties in many times with Austin/Qualls/Lamb/White and many other surnames. I would love to trade info. with anyone working Hardin County, Wayne County, and Lauderdale County, AL. geneology.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sat Oct 19 18:46:19 1996
Looking for any relatives of DOC PATE & Melinda Higgins. They were married 8/22/1868 in WASHINGTON CO. They had a daughter ELLA PATE and she married WILLIAM TAFFER. I have surnames of PATE, HIGGINS, TAFFER, SWEET, HOLT ALL FROM NC & TN

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sat Oct 19 08:05:15 1996
I am searching any info on William Gann, born August, 1857 in Sevier County, Tennessee. Also searching for info on Daniel Kerr, born in Sevier County, Tenn.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Mon Oct 14 09:12:28 1996
I am searching of the father of Aaron McMahan from Seveir co. Aaron's mother was named penelope and married a charles mcGill (around 1850-60) Aaron took the name McGill for many years before changing back to McMahan. Aaron went on to marry a caroline green and then he went on to get murdered by his nephews who were white caps.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Mon Oct 14 17:15:56 1996
Seeking information on the ancestors of Martha Williams (~1803- 1888) who married John McKissack (1791-1855). John and Martha were both born in Tennessee; probably Sevier County. John was the son of William McKissack (1770-1848) who purchased land in Sevier (Jones Cove) and Cocke Co. in 1804. William's son Willam Henry married Sarah Williams. John and Martha moved to Polk County in about 1850. A John Williams was living in Jones Cove about the same time as the McKissacks.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sun Oct 13 16:25:16 1996
Looking for ANY information on: John J Lennon 1827-1881 married to Margaret Caldwell. They had two children: John Caldwell Lennon 1879 1951 Margaret E Lennon - Died early I have heard that John J Lennon was married three times??? Cannot prove...

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sat Oct 12 21:59:30 1996
Information regarding John Sevier first governor of Tennessee.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Thu Oct 10 14:45:55 1996
Looking for information on BOAZ or BOZE. Primarily re: Abednego BOAZ and his son Mignon in Blount and Sevier Co. around 1790-1825.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Mon Sep 23 11:49:54 1996
looking for info on Melvina Ellen Sharp,she married Thomas David Crockett Emert in Sevierville Tn.Mainly looking for her siblings,parents and grandparents.Etc. Any infp no matter how small will be appreciated.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tue Sep 17 11:59:53 1996
George LOVEDAY(1808-?)married Deliah HURST(1815-1853) in about 1834. They both were born and died in Sevier County. They had 9 children. Happy to exchange data.

DAVID HURST Mon Sep 9 10:28:42 1996
MATSON FAMILY 1800 -1880 GATLINBURG AREA THE MAIN NAMES I HAVE ARE JOHN AND JOHN THOMAS . THE MIGRATED TO TALLADEGA AL IN MID 1800S ANY INFO LEAVE ANS AND I WIL GET GIVE YOU A SNAIL MAIL ADDRESS .JOHN

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tue Sep 3 07:56:28 1996
I am interested in finding out information on the Gilbert, Drinnen, Cusick and Galyon families in the Sevier County area. My husband is a Gilbert. His parents are Louis B. Gilbert (whose parents were William Gilbert and Bertha Cusick) and Ellen M. Drinnen Gilbert (whose parents were Walter L. Drinnen and Lucinda Galyon Drinnen Burchell. If you have any information, I would love to get it.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Mon Sep 2 18:18:51 1996
Interested in ZACHARY family of Granger and Fentress Counties and Sevier of Tenn.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Mon Sep 2 09:31:00 1996
Seeking info on Amanda KERR/CARR ba 1821, in TN, m Daniel KELLEY a 1843. Any info on either family. Amanda and Daniel lived in Sevier Co. Their children were: Martha, William, John, Caroline, Daniel, and Hettie. Daniel's parents were William Kelley and Fatha Kerr Kelley. Also seeking info on John E. MOREE, ba 1821 and his family. I believe John m Nancy GENTRY a 1842. They had three children Cordelia, John Wesley, and Thomas Newton. John's parents were Isaac Marion Moree and Lucenda Harris Moree.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sat Aug 31 15:45:05 1996
I would appreciate any information on the Manes, or Manis familys of sevier county.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Fri Aug 30 17:28:29 1996
Seeking info on James R. Stinnett, b abt 1874. His father was Jahu Stinnett and mother was Lucinda Roberts Stinnett. His wife was Elsie Parton.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Wed Aug 14 10:05:52 1996
I am looking for the JOHNSON and CUTSHAW/CUTSHALL families of Sevier, Tenn. John Cakvin Johnson was born in 1876 in Sevier,he married vina Emeline Cutshaw in 1897-98. Have not located their marriage, yet. John Calvin Johnson's parents were James JOHNSON and Nancy CLARK. Vina Cutshaw's parents were William CUTSHAW and Charity CLARK. William Cutshaw may have been born in Greene, Tenn. This is all I have. Thank you very much, Debby

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Wed Aug 14 00:55:08 1996
Patterson, Blazer,Webb, Martha Patterson,b:5 jan.1840,poss.NC,d: 15 Jan.1929,m:1st.George W.Webb,he died,ca.1863,Civil War, Martha m:2nd.George M.Blazer,14 Sept.1864, Sevierville,TN. Martha Patterson Webb,had a daughter born.1863, Nancy Jane Webb. Nancy was raised by her step-father,Blazer, in Sevierville,TN.Along with her half siblings: Jake W.Blazer,b;1868; James Cage Blazer,b:1870; Cornelius Blazer,b:1872;Jacob Blazer,b:1875;Mary F.Blazer,b:1877 Rettie Blazer,b:1879,d:1959,m:Hodges; William J.Blazer. Who were the parents of Martha Patterson, the mother of the above children. She is buried at Cummings Chapel Cemetery,Sevierville,TN with her 2nd husband,George Blazer but, she is buried under her maiden name:Patterson. Where was her first husband, George W.Webb buried ? Her daugter, Nancy Jane Webb,b:1863,m:Benjamin F.Benson in Harrisburg,Sevier,TN on Mar.15,1889. She was his 3rd wife. He had prior marriages to Vasta Jane Loveday, had son, Wm.H.H.Benson who m:Mary J.Clinton,lived in Seymore,TN. Vasta Benson d:April 1875. B.F.Benson m:2nd,Celia J.Allen,d:Nov.1881,had son John Caswell Benson. Any information on any of the Patterson,Webb lines appreciated. Thank you, Donna Vaughn, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. address:5626 Magnolia Ave.Riverside,CA.92506-1821

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Mon Aug 5 15:27:22 1996
I am researching the Abbott, Brewer, Brickey, Dobkins,and Wilkerson lines in the Sevier/Blount area.

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