Oct 1996 - Apr 1998
1998 Jackson County, Texas Queries
Genevieve Vollentine Sun Apr 5 1998
VALENTINE/VOLLENTINE, HENRY m. MARY ANN MAY, dau. of JOHN MAY, in JACKSON
CO. sometime before the Texas Revolution. Have not found the marriage
record. HENRY was listed on the 1837 Tax Roll for the Nacogdoches Dist.
Was also found on the 1840 Jackson Co. Tax Roll with 1 poll & 7 cattle.
After TX Revolution was given land grant in Lavaca Co. JOHN MAY & his sons
were also listed on the 1837 Tax Roll for the Nacogdoches District.
Genevieve B. Vollentine, 215 Jahnke St. Gonzales, TX 78629 Tel. #
Sharon Sembera Wed April 01 1998
I am searching for information on John SEMBERA. He was born 6/8/1868 and
died 4/24/1932 in LaSalle, Texas. He was married to Marie WINKLAREK on
11/11/1902. She was born on 8/28/1884 in Caldwell County, and died in
LaSalle, Texas on 10/17/1945. This is all of the information I have on
John SEMBERA, as he died when his son was only 13 and no family history
was passed along. Thanks for any help you can send my way. Sharon Sembera
Allen Kendrick <Ankjr@aol.com>
Tue Mar 17 1998 3:41 PM
Looking for info on a Curlee family --do not know the parents names but
they had several children --Bill Curley and he had at least two sisters
--Pauline & Ruby also at least one brother --Johnny plus an older brother.
Any info will abe apreciated. Thanks, Allan Kendrick
Robin Novo Sun Feb 15 1998 2:28 PM
Looking for information on the NELON family. John and Mary Jane had a
daughter named Lissie L. born 2/28/1879 in McKinnley, Jackson County,
Texas. There were 7 other children in this family. Please contact me if
you have any information. Thank you, Robin Novo
Charles Soderman Mon Jan 19 1998 5:06 PM
My grandfather was named Charles O. VESS. He was born in Jackson County on
Sept. 20, 1897, and died on Aug.2, 1953. His parents were James and Nancy
VESS from Jackson County. He was born on June 18, 1864 and died on June
23, 1949. She was born on May 3, 1877 and died on July 20, 1949. I don't
know her maiden name and places of birth and
death. I would like to also get the names of their parents etc. Any help
would be much appreciated. Thanks. My name is Charles A. Soderman.
Qualls Fri Jan 2 1998 10:13 AM
PARR/ CLANTON/ ANDREWS/ DODD
I am looking for information on Elvina PARR who was married to 1.) ?
CLANTON MD 2.) Charles ANDREWS 3.) William DODD. Her parents were
William PARR and Mathilda DODD. Any information would be helpful.
1997 Jackson County, Texas Queries
Pitts Fri Dec 19 1997 2:30 PM
I'm trying to find out if there is an obituary or any information on Mrs.
Olga MOORE, who died in Granado, Jackson County, Texas in August of 1982;
she should have been 75 years old and a native of Philadelphia, Pa. I
may have lived in Waco before moving to Jackson County. Any questions,
please e-mail me at <KDAD40@aol.com>
Thanks so much. Reg H. Pitts
Matthews Sat Dec 13 1997 4:51 PM
BOLLING/ BRACKENRIDGE/ GARRETT/ HURLEY/ MATTHEWS/
I am interested in the following surnames for Jackson Co
(especially in the mid to late 1800s): MATTHEWS,
GARRETT, BOLLING, BRACKENRIDGE, HURLEY, PUMPHREY.
Joyce Farruggia Tues Dec 2 1997 9:42 PM
I have kind of a funny situation. My g-grandparents did not live
in Jackson County, but my g-grandfather Swen JOHNNSON who was born in
Sweden, immigrated to the US and lived in Nebraska. Swen, however, went on
a cattle drive to Texas and was killed in Jackson County, Texas. Can
anyone help me verify this?
Jackie Ashley Pace Wed Nov 26 1997 12:43 AM
ASHLEY/ BARFIELD/ RICKS/ EARL/ DORRIS/ GARRETT/
Seeking the family Robert Perry ASHLEY (1869 Mobile Co, AL - 1946 Hidalgo
Co, TX) & Alice Ann Elizabeth BARFIELD-ASHLEY (not blood related to
husband Robert) (1877 TX - 1957 Hidalgo Co, TX) who lived Jackson Co.
Children: Alice Ann A (m James RICKS & Allen EARL); Rose Etta Mae A (m
Forrest Wm RICKS); Benjamin Oliver A.
(m Celia DORRIS); Bettie Lee A. (m Ervin GARRETT Jr); James William A. (m
Macele NELSON); Maycell Inez A. (m
Merle Gorden SMITH).
Bob McBride Thu Nov 20 1997 3:30 PM
GARRETT/ ARMSTRONG/ GUIDRY
My uncle, John GARRETT, son of John Joshua GARRETT and Phoebe ARMSTRONG,
was from Louisiana. He was
married to Therese Emily GUIDRY. He served with the Texas Army during the
War for Independence and served in Col.
Karnes Company. He later served in Capt. Owens Company A, Permanent
Volunteers. Following the war he returned to
to Louisiana briefly and then emmigrated to Jackson Co, TX. He also served
as a Major, Brigade Commissary, during the
the Civil War. I would aprpeciate hearing from anyone who may have
additional information on him.
Jacobs Sun Sep 21 19:13:19 1997
WINGFIELD/ BRINLEY/ BRENLEY
Would like to find death date, place & burial place of Sophia Wingfield.
She was in 1860 Jackson Co. Census, age 73. Also, the same on Jane
(Jennie) Wingfield Jacobs Brinley/ Brenley. She was dau. of Sophia. Thanks
for ANY help.
Jack L. Cameron Thu Sep 18
DANSEY/ BRYANT/ KIRK/ HAYDEL
interested in information on Bryant DANSEY, Martha BRYANT, Mary E. DANSEY,
Mary E. Kirk, William H. KIRK, John thomas, Mary E THOMAS, A .A. HAYDEL,
Mary E HAYDEL OR THANK YOU.
Thompson Yoss Mon Sep 15 13:07:17 1997
WINGFIELD, Harmon Holcombe and Virginia Sample WINGFIELD, William Jr. and
Sophia WINGFIELD, James and Rachel SAMPLES, Virginia Any proof of
marriage, death, birth, or records helping us find more information on our
ken mitchell Thu Sep 11
am seeking genealogy information on my g/grandfather Robert FOSTER. Born
about 1860. Lived in Jackson County, Texas. His youngest son was Howard
Hartful FOSTER, who is my grandfather. Howard was born June 23, 1890 in
Jackson County ? Howard had an older brother named Mark FOSTER, and an
older half brother named Mathew FOSTER. I would appreciate any information
that anyone has concerning these people. Thanks. Ken MITCHELL
Charles A. Ford Wed Sep 10 17:27:19 1997
FORD/ GEORGE/ LOTT
Looking for death record, obituary, burial site for WILLIAM G. FORD and
wife MARGARET P. GEORGE (FORD). Married in Washington County August 5,
1845. Son ZACHARY W. FORD born in Washington County in 1846. They appeared
in the 1850 census in Jackson County Texas. A daughter MARY ANN FORD
(LOTT) was born in Jackson County in 1850, and a son, WILLIAM GEORGE FORD,
in 1857. These all appeared in the 1860 Jackson County census. These
latter two children returned to and were married in Washington County.
Have letter written by this WILLIAM G. FORD in Old Washington to a brother
in Tennessee dated 1841. There is no 1870 census record of WILLIAM G. and
wife MARGARET GEORGE FORD in Washington, Jackson or Grimes Counties.
Tennessee from Old Washington,Have no record of final resting place of
above named parents.
A Bonham Jr Tue Aug 26 04:52:55 1997
MY father Russel Abraham Bonham, was born in Jackson County on June 16,
1898. He was the youngest of 3 sons in the family that included one
sister. His brothers were Preston & Michael, his sister was named
Gertrude. My grandfather was a Baptist preacher. If any has any
information on please contact me. Thanks
Qualls Mon Aug 18 05:50:56 1997
DODD/ PARR/ WILLIAMS
I am looking for information on WILLIAM CONNELY DODD born in 1856 in
Georgetown, Tx. He married ELVINA PARR. He died in 1924 in Grimes County.
ELVINA PARR'S father was GILES PARR and her mother was MATILDA DODD born
1839 in Alabama. I am not sure if Matilda is related to William's family.
I need his parents and siblings names. We are going to have a family
reunion and I would like to have this information at that time.
Quiroga Tue Jun 24 11:23:01 1997
COLEMAN, Floyce Arthur d. Jackson County, Tx April, 1993. Born same.
Dolifka Mon Jun 2 21:39:25 1997
SORRELS/ RICKS/ SMITH
Mary Ann SORRELS of Jackson Co./Her son Nathan J. RICKS of Sabinal,TX./Nathan's
daughter Mattye Violet Ricks married Howard Augustus SMITH born in
Devine,Tx.1889 buried in Sabinal,TX>1944 Smith
Sloan Barnes Wed May 7 20:20:28 1997
Seeking information on SLOAN, Brusha Franklin, born December 10, 1867 in
Roanoke, Denton County, Texas, wife Nancy Cathren WHITE born April 6, 1858
in Roanoke, Texas. Children Dee Franklin, Martha Alice, Beula F, Eulah
Etheline, R. Vernon, and Birt Cook. I have poll tax receipts from Montague
County 1908 and 1910. Need info on his parents, possibly from Illinois.
Mon Apr 28 23:47:18 1997
I have traced some MILBY ancestors to Jackson Co. Records show they were
buried in both the Edna and Enon Cemeteries. Can anyone tell me where
these cemeteries are located.
Machelle Bronaugh Mon Apr 21 15:15:55 1997
BRONAUGH/ WILLS/ SMITH/ ELLIS
Looking for anyone with the surname BRONAUGH. Specifically looking for
relatives of James Curtis Bronaugh 1896-1958. Father was James F. Bronaugh.
Also looking for info on Millard FiIlmore WILLS, from Henderson County,
died unknown approx 1920, burial unknown. Also looking for relatives of
Myrtle Marie Smith, sister Louise ELLIS. Thank you.
Porter Sun Mar 30 14:16:13 1997
Looking for birth record of Mary "Susie" WINGFIELD born Feb 10, 1889. I
believe she was born in Jackson Co. TX. Her father was James Washington
Wingfield; her mother was Malinda Caroline CORNELIUS. Can anyone verify
the birth place of Mary "Susie" Wingfield?
Denton Wed Feb 12 19:20:53 1997
HILL/ ADAMS/ SUTHERLAND/ MENEFEE
I 'm looking for information on the following families who came to Texas
prior to Texas winning it's independence from Mexico: Robert Henry HILL,
William ADAMS, John SUTHERLAND, William MENEFEE, and any other families
that may be connected to these. Thanks for your help.
Carla Hillman Ratcliff Sun Mar 2 07:34:15 1997
Actively researching my Great grandfather, Charlie HILLMAN who lived in
Edna, Texas. He was first married to Beulah WILCOX and lived in Yoakum.
They divorced. He moved to Edna and died 1954. Would appreciate any info.
Thanks, Carla Hillman Ratcliff
Carla Hillman Ratcliff Thu Feb 27 18:39:20 1997
Looking for HILLMAN, Charlie, my great grandfather. Lived in Edna, Txas .
Died 1954. Had sons, Carl Evander, Harry and daughter Edith. I believe he
was married a second time while in Edna. Originally came from Yoakum.
Sat Feb 8 01:28:10 1997
ISAACKS/ DEAVIS/ SPARKS
I am looking for information on Frederick M. ISAACKS, wife Mary, and
daughter Sarah E. Listed in the 1850 Cherokee county census. Mary died in
about 1851-2 and Frederick married Nancy Deavis. They left Cherokee county
and moved to Erath county. There was also a John Jackson SPARKS that could
have been a close friend that migrated with the ISAACKS and later married
Sarah E. Any information on the ISAACKS or SPARKS families would be
Robin Reed Wed Jan 29 21:17:00 1997
NEELY/ COLLINS/ NEWTON/ ROBINSON
PALO PINTO/HOOD/PARKER/ERATH Counties in Texas. Isaac Newton NEELY, Nancy
COLLINS, Jesse COLLINS, Arthur Vinson NEELY, Charles NEELY. Know the
family of Charles Neely, born 1820's, wife Jane Ann NEWTON, arrived in
this area in the 1850's. Charles was born in Tennessee as was his first
two sons (I.N. and A.V.) Arthur marries Julia A. ROBINSON. I.N. and A.V.
were children of Charles first wife who the children list as having been
born in Tenn, whereas Jane Ann NEWTON was born in Arkansas.Possible that
the mother's first name was Louisa (both boys name their first girl
Louisa). Any information on these families, where to verify or refute,
would be greatly appreciated.
Betts Mon Jan 13 07:57:56 1997
SMITH/ GRIMES/ GRAYSON
Seeking info about family of Charles F. SMITH, who was born in Dec 1856.
He married Julia Ann GRIMES, the daughter of George W. GRIMES and Sarah
GRAYSON. Charles F. SMITH had a son, Charles Matthew SMITH, who is my
addy Waloven Wed Jan 1 14:17:46 1997
I am researching the Ira McDONALD family in or around Lavaca County, TX.
Ira is shown on the 1850 Lavaca County Federal Census as being born in Va.
occupation as a Blacksmith. His wife may be named Mary. His children are
listed as Alvin K. McDONALD, Mary J. McDONALD, Eliza A. A. McDONALD,
George W. McDONALD, Andrew McDONALD, Sarah J. McDONALD, and Benjamin
Franklin McDONALD. Benjamin is my greatgrandfather. He was born July 4,
1847 in Lavaca County and the family was still there for the 1850 census.
By 1872 Benjamin was in the area of Randolph County, Ill and Perry County,
MO. He married Susanna HUTSON of Perry County, Mo in 1872. They lived in
Kaskaskia, Randolph, Illinois and had 5 sons.
1996 Jackson County, Texas Queries
Huff Fri Nov 22 08:39:09 1996
COTTLE/ WILLIAMS/ MILLS
COTTLE, Isaac/WILLIAMS, Mary Ann: parents of Fredonia Adeline Cottle who
married Edward Mills in Jackson Co. as his second wife. I'll share info
with anyone searching this family. I need more about the WILLIAMS line.
B Barron Mon Nov 4
Searching for information on Henry N. BARRON and Pearl Roberson Barron. I
believe that both are buried in the cemetery between Edna and Ganado. I
would like to know their birth places, birth dates, and anything else
about them that is available.
Emile William Clede III Fri Oct 25 22:00:34 1996
DUSTIN/ DRYSDALE/ CLEDE
Sometime prior to 1902, Zadock DUSTIN, with his wife, Isabella DRYSDALE
moved from Houston, Harris Co., TX to Edna, Jackson Co., TX, to help his
son, Louis Albert Dustin, operate a cotton gin. His dau., Phoebe Tucker
Dustin, b. Columbus, Franklin Co.,OH, 02 Sep 1866; d. Houston, Harris Co.,
TX, 09 Jun 1951; m.John Joseph CLEDE, b.New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA,
13 May 1863, d.Houston, Harris Co., TX, 08 May 1929. Three of their six
children; Ivan Roy Clede, b.13 Dec 1894; Emile William Clede, Sr., b.06
Dec 1897; and Edmond Bryan Clede, b.30 dec 1899 (and died at birth); were
all born in Edna, Jackson Co., TX. I have found a birth certificate for
Edmond Bryan, but no others. I would appreciate hearing from anyone who
runs across any Clede in their research; whether from Jackson Co., TX, or
anywhere else in the world. I have yet to find any Clede who was not
Nunally Mon Oct 21 14:31:58 1996
Henry MARTIN's last documented address was Aransas Pass, Tx 1953 birth and
death dates unknown. James MARTIN last known address - Catula Tx. (1953)
Sister, Sara Matilda NUNLEY, (nee MARTIN) b.1 July 1870 Decatur, MS d. 10
Jan 1953 Valliant, McCurtain, OK Would like to find parents and/or any
other information. Joe Nunally, email@example.com 2204 138th Ave SE,
Norman, OK 73071-8706; 405-360-0624 voice