Posts tagged: Queries

Query: Armstrong

By , January 6, 2011

The following query was submitted by: Paulette Kelly-Porter

Address:
292 Price Road
Elizabethton, TN 37643

Email: paulettekelly@charter.net

Surnames: ARMSTRONG

Paulette writes:

Looking for info on John Armstrong, father of Mary Polly Armstrong, B: 1780 in Orange Co., NC. Mary Armstrong married in Orange or Caswell Co., NC to John Jessee. I am looking for their marriage record. Thank you.


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Query: Bowers

By , September 14, 2010

The following query was taken from the D-OGS September 2010 Newsletter:

Jerry Young submitted a query about their BOWERS ancestory of Orange County:

Query:

Who were the parents/grandparents of John Bowers (b. 1801, Roane Co., TN, d. ca 1849 in Hamilton Co., TN) and George Bowers (d. Hamilton Co., TN 1873), brothers, whose parents allegedly went to TN from Orange County, NC between about 1790 and 1810. Grandfather may have been George Bowers, (wife Margaret) who died in Orange Co. ca 1770. Patricia Barnett, a member of your Society, is listed as working on the Bowers family.

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Additional contact information:
1005 La Reina Drive
San Marcos, CA 92078-1346
Phone- 760-744-7530

Query: Barber

By , September 14, 2010

The following query was taken from the D-OGS September 2010 Newsletter:

Barbara West submitted a query about her BARBER ancestory of Madison Co., TN:

Query:

Joel & Mary Barber (both born: 1815 according to the 1860 Census Jackson, Madison County, Tenn Census Report.)
Son: Richard Lafayette Barber b. May 6, 1850 in Jackson, Tenn. Died July 14, 1920, buried Maplewood Cemetery, married Olive Beavers.
Grandson: William Lafayette Barber born 10 May 1904 in NC, died 2 June 1988 in Buncombe. William was married to ____? Any Children________?
Richard Lafayette Barber’s brother was John Franklin Barber, my gr-grandfather.

1850 Census Madison Co. Dist. 17 TN Page 712, Family 933:
BARBER, John 35 b. 1815 NC
BARBER, Mary 35 b. 1815 TN
Children:
1. William H. 16 b. TN
2. George W. 14 TN (died 1864 Civil War)
3. Mary A. 12 TN
4. Joel A. 9 TN
5. James K.P. 6 TN
6. John Franklin 3 born: Sept 15, 1847 TN died in Craighead Co., Ark.
7. Richard Lafayette 6 mo. born: May 6, 1850 TN

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Additional contact information:
16435 E. Layton Avenue
Aurora, CO 80015
Phone: (408) 984-3910

Query: Compton

By , September 14, 2010

The following query was taken from the D-OGS September 2010 Newsletter:

Brett Compton submitted a query about his COMPTON ancestory of Orange or Caswell County:

I’m looking for proof that an ancestor of mine lived in either Orange or Caswell Co. His name was Jeremiah Compton. He would have possibly been in Orange County from his birth in around 1780 until 1805 or so. His parents were probably James and Frances Herndon Compton.
I would appreciate it if you could look for any of these people in the early Orange County land records!

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Query: Ackles

By , August 5, 2010

Shirley Wheet submitted a query about her ACKLES ancestory of Orange County:

I am researching the Ackles Family. Charles Ferrell b about 1773 married a Sarah Ackles 19 April 1792 in Orange County, NC – source of marriage is 1741 – 2000 Orange Co. Marriage Collection FHL #0823664 & 04118148. Can you provide me with any additional information other than their marriage day?

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Query: Harward

By , August 5, 2010

The following query was submitted by: Kelly Southard

Address:
514 Ashley Court
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Phone:
919-942-6796

Email:
kellyjordanmatt at yahoo dot com

Surnames: HARWARD & SOUTHARD

Kelly writes:

Seeking information on Bera Harward born about 1902 in North Carolina and lived in Durham, North Carolina. She married Arthur W Southard (nickname Wilkes). Interested in knowing Bera Harward’s death date and place of death, along with place of burial.


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Query: Morgan

By , August 5, 2010

Query Submitted by:
David Lane
1009 Andiron Lane
Raleigh, NC 27614-9537
919-870-0090
rdlane at bellsouth dot net

Surnames: Morgan

Seeking information on Joseph H. Morgan who was born in VA ca. 1790 and died in Granville County, NC in 1853. In 1829, Joseph H. Morgan is a witness to a deed for Elizabeth Laws in Orange County, NC. 1830 Census shows Joseph H. Morgan is in South Regiment, Granville Co, NC. 1840 Census suggests Joseph H. Morgan is in the household of William Horner who married Harriet Morgan Dec 24, 1834 in Orange County, NC. 1850 Census shows Joseph Morgan (age 60) in household with daughters Emeline (age 30) and Mary (age 25). Listed with William Horner in 1850 Products & Industry schedule. William Horner executor of estate in Nov 1853.


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Query: Gipson

By , June 30, 2010

From: Nelda Gipson Gorman

Address:
126 Roselawn
Coleman, TX  76834
Email: nelda.fay@hotmail.com

Query:
I am searching for information on Stephen and Milly Jackson Gipson, the parents of Thomas George Gipson.  They may have been Oshage indian and they moved to Wayne Co. KY, but my gggrandfather was born in NC I think in what is now Randolph County.  Any thing you could find for me would be very much appricated.

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Query: Spence

By , June 28, 2010

From: James Stewart

Fuquay Varina, NC  20744
Email: djnazz1@hotmail.com

Query:
I am looking for the date and location for both the marriage and death of my great grandfather, Bud Spence.  He was likely married sometime around 1910, and lived in either Durham or Fuquay Varina, NC.  One of his daughter’s birth names was Lillian Spence.  Thanks.

Query: Sullivan

By , June 16, 2010

From: Larry Rohde

Address:
231 Rustic Oaks Drive
League City, TX  77573
Email: rohdec@msn.com

Query:
I am looking for information about a Daniel Sullivan (Sulivane)1730-1792 who owned about 400 acres of land on the Yaw river in the Chatham District next to property owned by a Melvin.  He was married to a Margaret Melvin Sullivan.  His will is available on the internet. However, any information as to if a Deed exist, location of land, location of Gravesite,or anything else would be helpful.
Thank You,

Larry

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