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RUTHERFORD -- I am looking for James RUTHERFORD, born 1791, married Susan HENRY abt 1808. He may have been in Sevier Co. at about this time. Anyone having information about a RUTHERFORD family, please, get in touch.
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Submitted on Wed Sep 20 10:38:30 MDT 2000

HUGH HENRY,JR. -- Where was Henry's Station or Henry's Community located in the Dumplin Creek area in the French Broadwater Country? Hugh Henry, Jr came from this location to go to Guntersville, AL. Who was his first wife and who was his mother? Who was his father? Any information would be greatly appreciated. I have hit a standstill until I find out Hugh Henry's wife and parents.

I need information on Hugh Henry,Jr who left Sevier Co. and Dumplin Creek and moved to Guntersville,AL. His son, Albert Gallatin,moved to Guntersville,AL at age 12 years. Hugh Henry,Jr. married Patsy Gunter in Guntersville but they did not have any children. I would like to know who Hugh's father was. His grandfather was Major Hugh Henry who had his graveyard somethere in the vicinity of Sevier. All this would have been around the turn of the century of 1800. Any information would be greatly appreciated. My gggrandfather was Albert Gallatin Henry. Please email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
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Submitted on Sun Jan 16 18:29:42 MST 2000

YARBOROUGH, YARBROUGH, YARBER, COLLINS -- Interested in William Y. Yarbrough, married Charlotte Collins, are in the 1870, 1880 census of Sevier County, Tenn.
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Submitted on Thu Jan 13 18:21:44 MST 2000

ROMINE, CANTERBERRY, CANTERBURY -- I would like to find information on the family of Layton, Leaton, Seaton (same person) Romine. This man married Rose Canterbury or Canterberry. Layton Romine died in Sevier Co. Tenn. around 1836. He had sons by the names of Samuel, James, Peter F. William. In particualr I would be interested in a grave site or parents names of Layton. thank you
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Submitted on Wed Jan 12 22:20:39 MST 2000

HELTON, MARY ELIZABETH -- I am seeking information regarding my great grandmother, Mary Elizabeth Helton. She was born in Sevier county Tenn. in 1844. She told my father she was a Cherokee indian and taught him a little about how the indians healed their sick with herbs and plants. Her father's name was John Helton. She married Levi Leroy Cobb and they moved to Missouri. The only thing I have to go on is what my father told me and I would like to find out more about her.
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Submitted on Mon Jan 10 19:48:16 MST 2000


MCCARTER, RAMSEY, WHALEY -- Can anyone provide imformation on McCarter, Ramsey, Whaley, Williams, Huskey, Shults and other families from the Pittman Center, Webbs Creek and Smoky Mountain areas of Sevier County. Will share what little I have. Jeff Mccarter 865-428-1837 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Submitted on Sun Jan 9 11:07:21 MST 2000

SNEED/SNEAD -- Looking for other people who may have information pertaining to the SNEED/SNEAD/SNEYD Family. I have alot of information but would appreciate any additional help I can get! Thanks in advance.
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Submitted on Sat Jan 8 11:34:31 MST 2000

ROMINES,HICKS -- looking for any information on an arlie e. ROMINES that was born in seiver co. or an mattiebell HICKS that was born in townsend tenn,he father had an road named after him called black dutch road in townsend tn.his name was john HICKS and mothers name was mary HICKS.
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Submitted on Fri Jan 7 17:51:47 MST 2000

DODGEN -- am searching for any information on my great grandmothers family. she was ELLEN DODGEN b.03/07/1871 d.03/31/1950 married JOHN W HAMPTON. both are buried in elkmont cemetery in smoky mountains. they had several children which i understand lived in haywood county nc. any information appreciated.
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Submitted on Thu Jan 6 21:15:07 MST 2000

COVINGTON -- Descendants of James G. COVINGTON
1 [1] James G. COVINGTON b: October 15, 1820 in Sevier County , Tennessee d: March 31, 1891
.. +Victoria BERDEN
*2nd Wife of [1] James G. COVINGTON:
.. +Rebecca JOHNSON
........ 2 Jefferson COVINGTON b: July 27, 1845 in Sevier County , Tennessee d: January 19, 1927 in Sevier County , Tennessee
............ +Susan E. SMITH b: January 07, 1853 d: July 08, 1927 in Sevier County , Tennessee
........ 2 Harriet COVINGTON b: 1847
............ +Lewis BREEDEN
........ 2 Eilzabeth COVINGTON b: 1850 in Sevier County , Tennessee d: 1915
............ +Hugh COWEN Jr. b: 1849 in Tennessee
........ 2 Pearl COVINGTON
........ 2 Jack COVINGTON
*3rd Wife of [1] James G. COVINGTON
.. +Martha DONALDSON b: Abt. 1830 d: April 27, 1911 in 81 years old at time of death
........ 2 Mary COVINGTON b: 1863
............ +William PRICE
........ 2 Payne McClary COVINGTON b: 1866-1868 d: February 13, 1923 in Knoxville, Tennessee, at Eastern s
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Submitted on Thu Jan 6 18:28:42 MST 2000

CURRY, CHANEY -- I am looking for the parents of James CURRY, b: 6/25/1816 d: 7/6/1897, who married Emmaline (or Emeline) CHANEY, b: 2/18/1818 d: 10/12/1888. They were married in Grainger Co. on 7/3/1836 and died in Piedmont, Jefferson Co. TN. They had the following children: Martha Ann CURRY (1839-1886) m. Thomas HUDSON, Elizabeth CURRY (1841-?) m. John Wesley CARTER, Mary CURRY (1843-?), Eliza CURRY (1845-?) m. Jacob CARTER, William CURRY (1848-1911) m. Cynthia Jane BETTIS, Catherine CURRY (1851-?) m. Alec DANCE, Sarah CURRY (1853-?) m. ___ HAWKINS, John Cox CURRY (1858-1918) m. Zena GASS, and Margaret CURRY (1862-1919) not married. Thanks. Linda Curry Howard
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Submitted on Thu Jan 6 13:38:12 MST 2000

WILSON-LEATHERWOOD -- Looking for marriage records for William Wilson-Mary Leatherwood about 1862 and Joseph Wilson-Rachel Leatherwood about 1870. Joseph and Rachel are in the 1880 Sevier Co census with oldest child about 8. Thanks for any help.
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Submitted on Thu Jan 6 07:45:37 MST 2000

BERRY, CHANEY, GLASS -- Searching for Thomas BERRY b.abt 1805 in East TN, possibly Sevier Co. Married to a Miss GLASS, born in Sevier Co TN, and to a Miss CHANEY. Have seen a John BERRY listed as the father of Thomas, no proof. Any leads on this family greatly appreciated.
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Submitted on Wed Jan 5 19:19:24 MST 2000

GREEN, FRAZIER -- Looking for information on Jesse William Green, (b. 1900 in Pittman Center, Sevier Co.) & his parents (Howard Green & Callie Whitehead (?) and his wife's family Annie Leona Frazier (b. 1902) & her parents (James & Sally Green Frazier). Thanks.
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Submitted on Tue Jan 4 18:08:55 MST 2000

HURST -- Looking for information on the HURST Family in Sevier County. My husbands great grandfather George W. HURST was born in Tennessee. I feel that he was son of George and Elizabeth Hibbs HURST family. George W. HURST was born September 27, 1833. George moved to Fulton County, Arkansas the late 1850's or early 1860's. I think that some of his brothers went with him to Arkansas. I found a John HURST in Arkansas and that he could be a brother. Looking for a connection in Sevier County with the HURSTS. Any help would be appreciated.
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Submitted on Tue Jan 4 17:49:22 MST 2000

RAYFIELD,BREEDEN,STINNETT -- Seek info on CUZIENA or COZINA BREEDEN born1865 married WM. TRASSE RAYFIELD 1879. may have married GENERAL JACKSON STINNETT IN 1899. I think they all lived in Greenbriar. "TRESS" RAYFIELD my grgrandfather is buried in Plemons cemetery. My grandfather was HENRY EDWARD RAYFIELD,son of TRESS AND CUZIENA. Would appreciate any family lines.
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Submitted on Tue Jan 4 16:24:00 MST 2000

GREY, ATCHLEY, HARRISON, CARR, KERR -- Emma GREY,of the Cherokee nation, married to James ATCHLEY?, daughter-Thursda Darusha,married to Benjamin Harrison,widowed, remarried to James CARR? purported name change to KERR instead of CARR - circa late 1700's or early 1800's. Settled on old Reouch property initial marriage, Thursda inherited this land on death of first husband. This is in Taylor County in Kentucky, straddling the Green River. Local cities are Campbellsville, Greensburg, Columbia, Mannsville, Acton, Lebanon, Raywick, and Elkhorn. This woman is the matriach of my mother's family.I am looking for any siblings,and/or descendants of Emma GREY and Thursda Darusha.Thursda allegedly married Benjamin Harrison while still living in the Cherokee Nation, and traveled to Kentucky afterwards.
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Submitted on Sun Jan 2 20:41:23 MST 2000

CHAMBERS, COILE -- searching for parents of LEANDER(Lee) CHAMBERS, b. 1869. He was illegitimate & adopted in the 1870's to the SMITH family. Need parents of ELIZABETH JANE COILE, b. 1798 unknown county. She married a HATCHER. Thanks.
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Submitted on Sun Jan 2 15:45:56 MST 2000

SEVIER -- I would like to find the descendants of John sevier, the frist governor of Tennessee. My great great grandfather's name was James A. Sevier. I have grown up with the understanding that I am a descendant of John Sevier, and am trying to find the connection. James A. may have been born in Kentucky in about 1822. My great grandfather, James W. Sevier was born in Missouri.
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Submitted on Sun Jan 2 14:59:14 MST 2000

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