NOTE ! There are no queries from September 1997 to July 1998. This county page was unattended during that time.
This index of names, below, are clickable to the query they represent. If there are two names, please click on both as there are two or more queries of that name.
Bob Merrill 8/28/97
Searching for info on Nathan BREWER and sons William, Frederick, Terrill, Willis and Daniel. These folks all lived in Chatham County until about 1828, and then moved to Morgan County, Indiana about 1828. Willis and Daniel do not show up on any Indiana census however. Thanks for your help. Bob in OKC.
Jaccye Price 8/28/97
I am seeking any information on my grandfather Harley Wayne BRAFFORD or BRADFORD. He was born in Chatham County N.C. 09-03-1884 in a place called Salier. I don't know if this was a town,a community or what. He married Nellie Mae WILLIAMS from Jackson County OH circa 1918.
Virginia Potter 8/28/97
James BARNES served in the War of 1812. He enlisted at Maury Co. Tn. Pension papers say he was born in Chatham Co. N.C. and was 22 at the time of enlistment. That would be around 1792. Another place in the pension papers indicates that he would have been born in 1801. I'm looking for his parents and brothers. Any help is appreciated
Jeri Dearing 8/28/97
I am trying to find any information or living descendents of Elbert RICHARDSON and his wife Sarah (Sallie) (McNEILL) RICHARDSON. They were both born ca. 1817 possible in Moore Co. but lived in Chatham Co. from 1840 on. They were married ca. 1834. Their children were: Rosanna, Alphonso, J. Marion, Fanny, John, Mary, Sarah, William, Sidney and Thomas.
JoAnne Dyer 8/28/97
I am requesting information on William POE and Stephen POE, who died in 1824. Both were on the Chatham Co Census in 1790.Also they may have been in Ashe, Surry, and Wilkes in the early 1800s.
Jerry Lloyd 8/19/97
I am trying to find information on J. Hampton RICH. He was the genealogist and secretary of the LLOYD Memorial Association which was organized October 18, 1936 in Orange County.
Tim Hudson 8/19/97
I am interested in information on the family of William GRIFFIN who was in Orange and Chatham Co NC between 1760 and 1800. Who were his parents and where was he from? He married Sarah KIRKSEY first, and Elizabeth ? second. Daughter Rebecca GRIFFIN married Joel BRAZEAL/BREAZEALE and dau. Haskey GRIFFIN married Joel's brother Cannon/Kennon BRAZEAL/BREAZEALE.
Rose Marler 8/19/97
I am researching the MARLER Family. Looking for information on James MARLER father of George Washington MARLER b bet 1750-1775 in Orange Co, NC. Mother unknown. Wife believed to be Mary BERRY b 1763 in Lincoln Co., Tenn. Any information would be very helpful. We are Stuck.
Robert L. Edwards 8/13/97
I am looking for information about Thomas N. EDWARDS who came from Wales to Chapel Hill NC around 1740. He was born 10/14/1690 and died around 1760 - 1762. He was married to Isabella DOWNING who died in 1783.
Patty Smith 8/13/97
I am searching for information on Levi POWELL. Levi POWELL was b ca 1786 and d ca 1850s in Todd Co., KY. He was married to Nancy BREWER, daughter of Nathaniel BREWER. Levi is listed on the 1800 Chatham Co., NC census. Levi and Nancy POWELL had the following children: Isaac, Pinckney, Elizabeth, Sarah, Mary, Nancy, Levi, George, Susan, Arreney and Charles. This POWELL family moved to Todd Co., KY in the early 1800s. Nancy BREWER's sister Susannah married a Charles POWELL. I don't know if was a brother of Levi. James and George POWELL also moved to Todd Co., KY at the same time as Levi and are thought to be his brothers. If anyone can help me with this POWELL line, I would be most appreciative. Thank you.
Jack W. Mazy 8/13/97
MAZY I am seeking any information at all concerning the MAZY family in Chatham county. My earliest reference is John MAZY in the Brushy Creek area in the eastern part of the county ca 1797. The next reference I have is Alexander MAZY marrying Joice PAGE. Anyone, please notify me.
Leona Ferris 8/13/97
Trying to find the parents of James A. HEARNE, born 1 March 1859. He married Elizabeth T. HENLEY on 27 December 1879 in Sharon, Mecklenburg, North Carolina. I found a James HEARN in the 1870 census of Chatham county, with Howell HEARN as father and Jane as mother. Don't know if this is the James HEARN that I am looking for or not. Would appreciate any help that I can get. Thank you.
STEDMAN, FERGUSON, HURLBUT
Carolyn Burgess Knott 8/8/97
STEDMAN, Winship/born in Ashford, Windham Co., Ct./married Margaret FERGUSON/died 18 Mar 1828 in Pittsboro, Chatham Co., NC He was, at one time, Post Master in Pittsboro. Winship STEDMAN was the brother of my 3rd.great-grandfather, Nathan Alexander STEDMAN. Winship and Nathan were the sons of Nathan STEDMAN/born 1743 Norwich,CT./died 1790 in Chatham Co., NC and Prudence HURLBUT/ born 1734 in Windham, CT/died 1805 in Chatham Co., NC. I am trying to complete the N.C.STEDMAN Family history and badly need information concerning the descendants of Winship STEDMAN.
I'm trying to find the marriage record of my grandparents--James B BYNAM and Mary A. WILLIAMS. I don't know where or when they were married but they were living in Chatham County in 1900 and he was born there in March 1853. She comes from Yorktown Va. I figure they were probably married somewhere around 1877-1880. as she was born in 1859--Any help would sure be appreciated.
Gordon Bevens 8/5/97
I am trying to trace the ancestors of my great-grandfather, Joseph COLE b. abt 1848 to 1851 in Surry Co, NC, d. 1934 in Morgan Co, KY. Joseph's parents were Jesse M. COLE, b. abt 1804 to 1807 in NC, d. 1881 in Morgan Co, KY; and Penelope "Penny" HOWINGTON b. abt 1812 in NC, d. 1888 in Morgan Co, KY. Jesse and Penny were married in Orange Co, NC, in 1833. Their oldest son, William Dolphin COLE was born in 1836 in Raleigh, NC. Another son, Andrew John COLE, was also born in NC. I believe that Jesse may have been connected to the COLE families that lived in Chatham Co, NC, circa 1800-1810.
Carolyn Lasky 8/5/97
Seeking information on the Raiford BOONE family who were in Chatham Co, NC, by 1808. Raiford BOONE/BOON md Polly SIMMONS in Franklin Co NC. Children of Raiford and Polly: James BOONE - dob 5 Jun 1788 Franklin Co., NC; John BOONE - dob 19 Sep 1789; Dempsey BOONE - dob 29 Dec 1790 Franklin Co., NC; Margaret BOONE "Patsy" - dob 17 Jan 1793; Polly Simmons BOONE - dob 19 Apr 1794; Thomas West BOONE - 8 Jan 1796; Molly BOONE - 7 May 1798; Gilford BOONE 31 Aug 1799; Sinderilly Sary BOONE "Sandy" 11 oct 1801; William Raiford BOONE - 11 Nov 1803; Leutilda BOONE - 17 Nov 1805; Naysa BOONE - 2 Mar 1808 Chatham Co. will 1883 Chatham Co.; Wiley BOONE - 6 Jan 1808 Chatham Co;. Betsy Smart BOONE - Jun 3, 1813; Mary Ann BOONE - 23 Apr. 1817 - Chatham Co; Wesley Stancil BOONE - 20 Sept 1821; Wilie James Henry BOONE 29 Dec. 1828. Raiford BOONE died in Chatham Co 1835 : WBc/20 AR Is eldest son James BOON, born 5 Jun 1788, same James BOON who is listed as age 71 in Marshall Co. TN. IN 1850. The daughter of James BOONE, Matilda Nancy was born in NC, md in TN (Duck River area) and died in MO.
BOONE, SIMMONS, TEMPLETON
Carolyn Lasky 8/5/97
Seeking info on James BOONE dob 5 Jun 1788 in Franklin Co NC. He was the eldest son of Raiford and Polly Simmons BOONE. The family moved to Chatham Co. between 1805-1808. Raiford BOON died in Chatham Co., NC. Is this the James BOONE who moved to Marshall Co., TN. in 1850 census James BOONE was 71. James BOON was married in NC and had daughter Emily BOONE in NC before moving to TN. She was married to Onis S. TEMPLETON on Duck River in TN in 1831.
Bill Rogers 8/5/97
Looking for anything on John PETTY b abt 1756 in Lynchburg VA died 1837 Chatham Co NC. I know of 2 marriages 1st Mary ??? 2nd Martha and 4 children John H (my line), Jessy, William, and Steven.Thanks.
BARBER, STINSON, HATCH, HUDSON, ROSSON, BEAL, EDWARDS, BRYANT, HILLIARD
Shirley B. McDaniel 8/1/97
BARBER Seeking information on Moses BARBER and wife Elizabeth _?__ of Chatham Co. NC. In 1789 Moses buys & sells land to William & Richard BARBER. Moses dies @ 1799 in Chatham Co. Who are his parents and where did he come from? What is Elizabeth's last name? What is the relationship with William and Richard? Have information on many of the descendants that I am willing to share. Other related names STINSON, HATCH, HUDSON, ROSSON, BEAL, EDWARDS, BRYANT, HILLIARD.
MINTER, MORGAN, SIMMONS,SMART
Alicia M. Whitehead 8/1/97
I'm looking for descendents and information on other MINTERswhich may connect to John MINTER who married Elizabeth MORGAN and died in Chatham Co. NC c1797 Who were his parents? I'm also looking for the parents of Susannah SIMMONS who married Laban SMART. She was born around 1760. The SMARTs and SIMMONS are found in various deeds in Chatham Co. and surrounding counties of NC.
Carol Loden 8/1/97
Looking for James HOLDEN, Chatham Co NC ?wife Biddy McDANIEL B 1850 Mecklenberg Co Va daughter of John and Mary McDANIEL. Any help appreciated.
SELF, DUNCAN/DUNKIN, STORY, BROOKS, THOMPSON
Margret Goodson 8/1/97
Looking for decendents of Parrish SELF who died about 1818 in Chatham County NC. His children were Elizabeth DUNCAN (DUNKIN), Hanna STORY, Nancy BROOKS, Letitia THOMPSON, William, Garner, Thompson, and Balaam SELF.