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TERRELL , THOMAS - I am looking for the father of James M. TERRELL who was born about 1822 in Wake County. He married Martha Jane THOMAS. I suspect that he may be related to John TERRELL of Franklin County. I am likewise searching for Martha Jane THOMAS' parents who may have lived in Franklin or Wake. I have lots of early Terrell information that I will share.

May 22, 1997 - 21:10 - From: - Ramona Smith Supensky

GUPTON - GUPTON, Elijah and Electra Woodlief Gupton was our grandparents. We are looking for any information about their families that we can find. There are 6 of us children, born to Cleacy and Iris Gupton. Born and raised in Wood. We all now live in the Butner, Apex, Rougemont and Louisburg area. Cora Janet Gupton Lee, Louisburg, William Ray "Billy" Gupton, Robert Arnold "Bobby" Gupton, Ethel Lynn Gupton Gilliam, in Butner. Lois Carolyn Gupton Bolton, Apex NC, and Dione Renee Gupton Mangum, Rougemont, NC. Any information about George and Matilda Gupton would be great. Our parents, Cleacy B. and Iris Lynn Gupton along with our aunts and uncles and neice are buried in the Gupton Cemetary in Wood, NC beside the old home site of the late Norman and Virginia Gupton (uncle). Any information would be appreciated. please e-mail to renee at

May 24, 1997 - 11:19 - From: - renee gupton mangum

FAULKNER, FORTNER, ASCUE/AYSCUE, PERNELL - I am looking for parents of Littleon Faulkner married to Dilly Matilda Edwards. Littleotn b. 1814 d. 1887, also for william H. Faulknerb. abt. 1810married Jane Faulkner and Emond Faulkner b. abt. 1808 married Polly Grayard. I am also researching cemetaries in franklin County and would like to get a copy of the Cemetary book, if anyone knows how I can buy one please advise Thanks.

May 28, 1997 - 18:09 - From: - Glenda Faulkner McCormack

FAULKNER, FORTNER, ASCUE AYSCUE,PERNELL - I am looking for parents of Littleon Faulkner married to Dilly Matilda Edwards. Littleotn b. 1814 d. 1887, also for william H. Faulknerb. abt. 1810married Jane Faulkner and Emond Faulkner b. abt. 1808 married Polly Grayard. I am also researching cemetaries in franklin County and would like to get a copy of the Cemetary book, if anyone knows how I can buy one please advise Thanks.

May 28, 1997 - 18:04 - From: - Glenda Faulkner McCormack

HAAWKINS - Would like information on the family of Philemon Hawkins, d.1856, FRANKLIN Co. His second wife was Jackobina Sherrod. Children listed in will are; Lucy Williams; Fannie Martin Hawkins; Mary Macon Hawkins; Benjamin; Sally Pugh; Brehan; Adam; and "three sons by last wife" are not named. Believe they are Dr. Joseph, who mar. Fannie Minter, Chatham Co.; Thomas,who mar. Rebecca Linder; and James. These three sons came to Mississippi. Would appreciate information on any of these of these children, and also any information on Philemon's first marriage.

May 29, 1997 - 23:19 - From: - Paulette Belk


May 31, 1997 - 22:52 - From: - HENRY M. HUFF

EDWARDS, LANCASTER, PEARCE, ARNOLD - Seeking information on Mary EDWARDS who first married Hugh C. LANCASTER 12-April-1860. Hugh died during the war. Mary then married Paul PEARCE on 31-Aug-1865. Both marriages took place in Franklin Co. Mary and Paul had two children that we have found. A daughter Susan who married Alex ARNOLD and a son William Nathan PEARCE who was born 2-May-1871 and died 13-June-1953 in Youngsville, Franklin Co.NC. Will share my information. Thank You.

Jun 1, 1997 - 16:21 - From: - Cathy W. Blow

FAULKNER, FALKENER, FALKNER, AYSCUE, ASCUE, ASKEW - I need to know where I can buy a Franklin County cemetary book. desperate to get one. I am also looking fro information on the Falkners and Asscues. I have alot of info I am trying to peice together. Thanks and I will share info. Glenda

Jun 8, 1997 - 17:11 - From: - Glenda Faulkner McCormack

PEARCE, ARNOLD, EDWARDS - Seeking information on William Nathan PEARCE b.2-May-1871 d. 13-June-1953 in Youngsville, Franklin Co, NC. He is buried at Oak Level Christian Church. His parents were Paul PEARCE and Mary EDWARDS. Only one known sibling- a sister named Susan PEARCE b.abt.1865 who married Alexander ARNOLD abt.1885. Susan and Alex are believed to be the parents of 10 children - Minta, Edwards C., Mollie E., Thomas P., Alexander P, Ellis V., Floyd, Fletcher, Margaret, Suggs ARNOLD. Information on any members of this family who be greatly appreciated. Have information on the mother Mary Edwards and her parents, her siblings, and their descendants to share. Thank you.

Jun 8, 1997 - 18:58 - From: - Cathy Blow

DAVIS - Looking for parentage of JONATHAN DAVIS. Born in late 1700's. Married Susannah Wortham of Granville County in 1811. He died in about 1832. Deed records show a Jonathan Davis of Franklin County in 1799 and 1802 being deeded land.

Jun 13, 1997 - 19:39 - From: - andy davis

Liles - Looking for the wife and children of Charles Liles (Lyles) who lived in said county in the late 1700s.

Jun 16, 1997 - 17:33 - From: - Jim Liles

DUNSTON, MANLEY, REED, PERSON, HARRIS - I am looking for information regarding the descendants of Richard Rice Dunston(1835?-1924) and Mary Eliza Manley, who married in Franklin Co. on April 14, 1860. They are my 3-Great Grandparents. Children are:Fenton, Polly, Betty, Amanda, Laura(Great-Great Grandmother), Ella, Nancy, Charles, Robert, and George. Some descendants may be in Franklin Co. or Granville and Vance Counties. Laura married Louis Reed;Ella married Henry Person;and Nancy married Nelson Harris. Richard's second wife was Mary Eliza Harris. They married circa 1896. Children: Levy, Etta, and Mymie.

Jun 19, 1997 - 12:23 - From: - Eric J. Blue

REESE BOWEN GALLOWAY - I am looling for Reese Bowen Galloway born in 1857. He was a wanted man so there should be some record of him.

Jun 20, 1997 - 00:27 - From: - CHARLES H. WOOLSEY

HILL - am trying to identify parents of the Honorable Henry HILL of Franklin Co, NC. believe he may have been son to Green Hill Sr of Granville county, but can find no documentation to substantiate the theory. Honorable Henry HILL was father to Elizabeth HILL UPCHURCH who married Ambrose UPCHURCH in Franklin County Apr 1817. Believe that Henry HILL may have died in Rowan County, NC, am certain he was still living in 1835. thank you. jan

Jun 26, 1997 - 13:56 - From: - Janet Lighthill-Ridley

HILL, RANSOME - Am looking for information on Rebeckah RANSOME who married Henry HILL in Franklin County, 3 May 1790. I believe that he was the Honorable Henry HILL, magistrate of Franklin County. I believe that she was a RANSOME widow with at least one daughter when she married Henry HILL. I have no idea what her maiden name was if this is so. Thank you.

Jun 26, 1997 - 17:12 - From: - Janet Lighthill-Ridley

BUNN - Seeking p of Malach BUNN of Wake & Franklin Co., NC, m 17 Sep 1840, Franklin Co., NC, Margaret ROBERTSON. Malachi d 8 Apr 1864, Orange Co. Court House, VA while serving in CSA during Civil War.

Jun 28, 1997 - 19:45 - From: - Danny Calier Bunn

CARD - Looking for info on ALFRED CARD, LEONARD CARD, ABRAHAM CARD AND BENSON CARD all of Franklin Co. I'd love to make contact with anyone doing research on CARD family from the Franklinton area. Thanks. Mark Ward

Jul 7, 1997 - 00:36 - From: - Mark Ward

BAKER - BAKER I am looking for parents of Henry BAKER, born 15 October 1795 or 1798 in Franklin County, N.C. I first locate him in Henry County Tn. He moves his family to Pope County, Ill. His death certificate states he was born in Franklin County, N.C. He died 30 Septeber 1875 in Pope County, Ill. I would appreciate any help. There is several Henry Bakers in the county at that time. Thanks Ruth

Jul 8, 1997 - 11:32 - From: - Ruth Hunt

GORDON - Seeking any information regarding JESSE GORDON (b. circa 1775) son of JOHN GORDON (d. circa 1794, Franklin Co.) Last record of Jesse Gordon (probable former Franklin County Registrar) was 1822 sale of father's property. Suspect he may have moved to Tennessee with others. Any informatin or confirmation of this family is greatly appreciated. Reply to William Fox Email

Jul 15, 1997 - 09:12 - From: - William Fox

ALFORD, SMITH, HALE, PERRY - Looking for information on Dr. Frank Alford, his wife Pauline Smith, her brother Clifford Emmett Smith born around 1902, or their parents Edward Barrett Smith and Cleora Hale.

Jul 15, 1997 - 20:42 - From: - Kerrie Smith McLendon

STALLANS INGRAM - STALLANS-INGRAM Seeking info. on Joseph STALLANS and Cynthia INGRAM who married Oct. 28, 1824 in North Carolina. I believe Cynthia is the daughter of Merrit and Zaney INGRAM of Franklin Co.

Jul 24, 1997 - 17:31 - From: - Freida J. Hamilton

EDWARDS INGRAM - EDWARDS-INGRAM Seeking info. on William EDWARDS and Jincy INGRAM. They married Aug. 28, 1822 in North Carolina. I believe she is the daughter of Merrit and Zaney INGRAM of Franklin Co.

Jul 24, 1997 - 17:36 - From: - Freida J. Hamilton

DUNN - Following is the will of John DUNN from which I have stripped almost everything except the names. I would like to hear from anyone who knows this family. The Last Will and Testament of John Dunn of Franklin County, NC 16 December 1789 I, John Dunn, of the Province of North Carolina and the county of Franklin ... do make this my last Will and Testament ... ... my loving wife Lucy Dunn one Negro Child known by the name Lyda. ... my grandson Aaron Dunn one feather bed... ... my grandson John Dunn one feather bed ... ... my grandson Thomas one Negro girl ...known by the name of Mason. ... my son Drewry Bowler Hardymon Dunn & my daughter Lucy Webb ... ... my son William Dunn three negroes known by the names of Will, Evens, & Amey... I lend unto my loving wife Lucy Dunn 5 negroes known by the names of George, Path (?), Riker, Andrew, Nelly with the Plantation whare I now live with all the household goods and stock of all kinds during her natural life and after her decease I give unto my son Willian Dunn all the above mentioned 5 negroes lands and household goods and stock to him & his heirs forever. And I do appoint my wife Lucy Dunn and William Dunn my Executors of this my Last Will and Testament. In witness I have set my hand and seal this 16th of December 1789. Signd Sealed & delivered in presence of us John Dunn (Seal) Isaac Peper, Jurat John Norwood, Jr. Jn. Williams, Jurat Inventory of the Estate of John Dunn, Deceased 325 acres land, ... March Term 1791 William Dunn, Exe. ....................... You may view my database at: Thanks,

Jul 25, 1997 - 20:01 - From: - Dub Brown

TAYLOR - Britton Taylor, once a resident of Franklin County, NC, moved from Nash Co NC to Whitley County, KY in 1818 with his wife, Elizabeth. She was a Wilson. Her sister, Nancy, married Joseph Taylor, either brother or cousin to Britton. Joseph also went to Whitley County. Britton's father was either Cornelious or Daniel and his mother was Patience, we think. The family was also from Edgecombe County. Does anyone have any information about Britton?

Jul 26, 1997 - 16:05 - From: - Arnold Taylor

SMITH HALE COOKE PERRY - I am looking for info about Col. Joshua Perry possibly dying in 1828. He was supposed to have been the "largest land and slave owner of his section with numerous land grants". Also looking for info on Emmett Smith and his wife Anne _____ Smith. I know that they were alive in 1857 because they had a son that year. Also info on the parents of Arrabella Cooke who married Henderson Hale possibly in the early 1800's.

Jul 27, 1997 - 17:19 - From: - Kerrie Smith McLendon

COLLINS PEARCE SMITH - Looking for info on Collins family. James Collins born 06-24-1803 died 09-18-1860 married Rebecca ? born 03-05-1805 died 01-09-1877. They had at least one child. A son named William T. Collins, referred to by my great-grandfather as Captain. William was born 04-02-1845 and died 03-02-1889. He married I. Pearce whose parents were A.W. & S.A. Pearce. Anything will help. My great-grandfather Edward Barrett Smith of Louisburg said he "loved Capt. Collins as a father" and he believed he felt the same about him.

Jul 27, 1997 - 17:28 - From: - Kerrie Smith McLendon

BELL and GRIFFIN - I am looking for any information on Artelia Francis "Fanny" Bell born December 23, 1848 and died February 9, 1916 in Franklin County. She had four illegitimate children. Any information on them also would be appreciated. The first one was Griffin "Grief" Andrew Bell. He was born in 1869. His father was supposely John Alford, Jr. She did not raise him and he may have been put in the Oxford Orphanage in Oxford, NC. He married Carrie Griffin in 1895. Although, he may have been raised by a Dr. Bell from Wakefield. Any info on Dr. Bell would also be appreciated. The other children were Mary William Bell born July 7, 1884 and married to Ollie Leonard Tant, Burline Bell born June 4, 1887 and married to Nick Powell and George Burns. The last child was Doshie Bell born about 1889 and married to Clovis Morgan of Durham. Anyone knowing of any of the descendents of these people, please contact me. Sincerely, Joan Mullen Shytle

Jul 29, 1997 - 23:02 - From: - Joan Mullen Shytle

GRIFFIN - Anyone with any information on Carrie Griffin who married Griffin "Grief" Andrew Bell in 1895 please contact me. She was supposely the illegitimate daughter of Dr. Foster from Louisburg but raised by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Griffin of Franklin County. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Joan Mullen Shytle

Jul 29, 1997 - 22:58 - From: - Joan Mullen Shytle

HARRIS AND GARRETT - Looking for any information on Alexander "Sandy" Harris born in 1834 who married Lucy Ann Garrett and lived in Franklin County, please let me know. His father was Asa Harris of Granville County. Alexander and Lucy had several children. They were Henry, Lonnie, Annie, James, Fannie, and Ollie Harris. Alexander was married also to Mary Weaver before he married Lucy Garrett. Their children were Wesley, Julia, Charles and Lewis Harris. Any information on any of these people or their descendents would be greatly appreciated. Joan Mullen Shytle

Jul 29, 1997 - 23:12 - From: - Joan Mullen Shytle

BUNN - Anyone having information on Green Walker Bunn born 1788 and his descendents, please let me know. His father was Jesse Bunn. Green Walker Bunn married Mary Wren called "Polly" and they lived in Franklin County and what is now known as Bunn, NC. They had 10 children, Duncan Jesse, John R., Mary "Amy" married to Henry Jarrett Bell, Elias, William J., Martha Henrietta, Albert, Josiah H., Helen Elizabeth and Nancy who was married to Thomas Wright and then to James Jethro Tant. Also, if anyone has information on where these Bunn's originated and who Green Walker Bunn's father's (Jesse Bunn) parents were, that too would be very much appreciated. Joan Mullen Shytle

Jul 29, 1997 - 23:42 - From: - Joan Mullen Shytle

SHERIDAN - I am looking for any information on a Abner Sheridan who lived in franklin co. N.C. after his term in the Rev.war. In 1834 he applied for his pension while living in N.C.

Jul 30, 1997 - 13:04 - From: - Mark Sheridan

HARRIS, GARRETT, - I am looking for relatives of Asa P. Harris born in 1807 and married to Mary H. Blackley. They were the parents of Alexander "Sandy" Harris born in 1834 in Granville County, but lived in Franklin County. Alexander had a twin sister, Melchisa (Julia) Harris. She was married to Iverson Longmire on September 30, 1856. Alexander was married first to Mary A. Weaver on December 19, 1857. They had the following children: Albert, Lewis, Wesley, Charles or Charlie, and Julia Harris. Some time after Mary's death, Alexander married Lucy Ann Garrett of Granville County. Their children were: Henry, Sarah, Fanny, Lonnie, Annie, Jim and Ollie Harris. They lived in Justice, NC. Alexander and Lucy Harris were the parents of my grandfather, James M. Harris who was married to Sallie Elizabeth Lamm. Any information on any of these people or their descendents, please let me know. It would be greatly appreciated. Sincerely, Joan Mullen Shytle

Jul 30, 1997 - 23:51 - From: - Joan Mullen Shytle

MULLEN - Any information on the surname MULLEN, I would like to have and would be glad to share what I have. They were from Franklin County. The first Mullen I have in my line is John Mullins born about 1725 and married to Mary ? Mullins. Their children were Julius, John, Chany, Malone, Bud, Green and Kinchen born 1776. One of Kinchen's sons was Burgess Mullins which is the line that I am from. He was married 4 times. Somewhere a long the way the name changed to MULLEN. I would love to hear from any other Mullens and we could share information. Sincerely, Joan Mullen Shytle

Jul 31, 1997 - 00:21 - From: - Joan Mullen Shytle

LAMB AND LAMM - Interested in any information on Abraham Lamb, 1791- 1871 who married Temperance Lamb who was born in 1801. They had Jacob Lamm on December 21, 1832. He married Purity Lamm. They had James Alison "Dick" Lamm who married Lecy Helen Wilder. They had my grandmother, Sallie Elizabeth Lamm who was a twin. Her sister's name was Martha. Sallie married James M. Harris. They lived near Justice, NC. They had my mother, Eleanor Harris. Somewhere a long the way, the name Lamb changed to Lamm. If any of these names listed sound familiar, please let me know. Any information would be appreciated. Sincerely, Joan Mullen Shytle.

Jul 31, 1997 - 00:30 - From: - Joan Mullen Shytle

MASSEY, FERRELL - Please replace my current "Massey" query with this one: Looking for information about Wiley Massey, born ~1783 in Franklin county, NC. He married Rebecca Ferrell, daughter of William Ferrell and ?Charity? on December 11, 1806 in Wake county, NC. I am looking for info on Wiley's parents. Thanks!

Jul 31, 1997 - 18:54 - From: - Terri Jordan

JERNIGAN - I am researching DAVID JERNIGAN who owned land in Franklin and could have lived there also. He died ca 1795/96, and his heirs were NEEDHAM JERNIGAN, HARDY JERNIGAN, and ELISHA JERNIGAN. Would appreciate any information, thank you.

Aug 3, 1997 - 01:45 - From: - KMosley

CYPRESS CHAPEL - SIMMONS - I'm looking for any information on CYPRESS CHAPEL which is shown on current maps in Franklin Co. My Simmons family settled on Cypress Swamp and the Long Branch. Early deeds (1775) make mention of Cypress Chaple. What denomination? Still in existence? History? Thanks. Sonia Meyer

Aug 4, 1997 - 03:15 - From: - Sonia Meyer

LUNSFORD, MEDLIN - I am looking for information on a LINOM or MARTHA LUNSFORD, died and left will 1793 Franklin Co., N.C. children are MARY, LINOM JR, THOMSEY, NANCY, EDE, WILLIAM, SALLY, SWANSON, and EATON. Eaton lunsford married REBECKAH MEDLIN 4/28/1810, Franklin Co. moved to Tennessee after. Any Information Helpful.

Aug 6, 1997 - 17:43 - From: - Doyle Taylor

MONTGOMERY DEVEREAUX(M.D.) BILLINGS - Would like to locate the house on Harrison St./Hy. 28 where my Great Uncle Montgomery Devereaux(M.D.) Billings once lived. Thanks Wayne Billings

Aug 11, 1997 - 14:19 - From: - Wayne Billings

YOUNG - Edward YOUNG was in the Edgecomb precinct by 1732 and is recorded with his wife Sarah UNKOWN in 1748. They had at least two children Thomas and Elizabeth, and possibly (almost certainly) others. Thomas YOUNG is found in Bute and Granville county records through about 1792. Thomas had at least one son, William, from whom I am descended. If you are related or have any information regarding birth or death dates, siblings, or spouses, I would appreciate your kindness in sharing. I would, of course, be more than happy to provide you with any information I have.

Aug 11, 1997 - 22:48 - From: - Bill Young

BUNN, ROBERTSON, BISSETT, HICKS - Seeking information on LUCY A. BUNN, b. ca. 1841, dau. of MALACHI BUNN and MARGARET ROBERTSON of Franklin Co., NC. LUCY m. (1) DANIEL BISSETT, 21 Jul 1868, Wilson Co, NC, and BURTON HICKS. Need marriage and death dates, children, burial site, etc.

Aug 12, 1997 - 09:17 - From: - Danny Calier Bunn

WHEELER, JOHNSON, CHAMPION, BUNN, PERRY, PARHAM, HUFF - Need info on E. THOMAS WHEELER who married TUMP JOHNSON Dec 24 1889, in Franklin Co. NC Parents of E. Thomas Wheeler listed on marrige certificate are B. W. Wheeler and Martha H. Wheeler. Child know from this marriage is Zebulon Vance Wheeler who married Flossie Daniel? Any help would be appreciaated. Thanks

Aug 12, 1997 - 13:06 - From: - Mary Elliott

DENSON - DENSON, Wilson, died Franklin CO. 1822. What Denson family was he from? Was the Rebecca Denson who was his daughter the one who married Boyakin Taylor. Need information on this Wilson Denson family

Aug 12, 1997 - 17:18 - From: - Barbara A. Smythe

LILES - Need info on Liles from Franklin Co. between 1730-1965. Please help, if anyone has info, I will be indebted to you.

Aug 13, 1997 - 11:29 - From: - Harold R. Liles

WALSTON - Henry Walston Sr., Born 1768 Married: Mary in 1796 Died: September 1849 in Troupe County GA

Aug 15, 1997 - 22:53 - From: - Nola M. McLenachen

HILL - I am trying to find family beyond my gr. grandparents Lewis Tunstil Hill. Born 12/25/1876 Franklin Co.,N.C. Clara Augusta Hill(Maiden Name also Hill. Her Father's name was Martin Van Buren Hill)Born 1882 Day and month unknown. If anyone has any info. please let me know. Thanks.

Aug 18, 1997 - 17:28 - From: - Steve Bryar

HILL - I am trying to find family beyond my gr. grandparents Lewis Tunstil Hill. Born 12/25/1876 Franklin Co.,N.C. Clara Augusta Hill(Maiden Name also Hill. Her Father's name was Martin Van Buren Hill)Born 1882 Day and month unknown. If anyone has any info. please let me know. Thanks.

Aug 18, 1997 - 17:29 - From: - Steve Bryar

FULLER, FOSTER, DENT, KEARNEY - Looking for information on FULLER in Franklinton prior to 1900. Paternal grandmother was Sally Fenna FULLER, wife of John Henry REAVES, daughter of Jannie Anne FOSTER and Asbury Green FULLER, granddaughter of Mary Eliza DENT/KEARNEY and Judge Henderson FULLER. Mary Eliza was slave on Crawford 'Mank' KEARNEY plantation; J. Henderson was slave on FULLER plantation, but no indication as to which FULLER plantation.

Aug 20, 1997 - 13:23 - From: - Linda A. Reaves

- I am looking for the father of James M. Terrell born in Wake County about 1822. He later possibly lived in Granville, and he died in Caswell County. He married Martha Jane Thomas. Their children born from 1851-1871 were: Eliza Ann, John William, Samuel Wesley, martha elizabeth, Nancy Isabella, James M., Jr., and Charles P. Terrell. Will share. Please contact me if you have any information.

Aug 21, 1997 - 11:01 - From: - RAMONA SMITH SUPENSKY

TERRELL - I am looking for the father of James M. Terrell born in Wake County about 1822. He later possibly lived in Franklin and Granville counties, and he died in Caswell County. He married Martha Jane Thomas. Their children born from 1851-1871 were: Eliza Ann, John William, Samuel Wesley, martha elizabeth, Nancy Isabella, James M., Jr., and Charles P. Terrell. Will share. Please contact me if you have any information.

Aug 21, 1997 - 11:04 - From: - RAMONA SMITH SUPENSKY

Champion, Hayes, Sandling, Wright - I'm looking for any information on the Champion, Hayes, Sandling, and Wright families in and around Franklinton, NC and Franklin County. Please e-mail any information to me at Thanks!

Aug 22, 1997 - 16:45 - From: - Scott Champion

Nowell - We are searching for information on Ernest/Earnest Foster Nowell. He married Armelia Wellons Fuller on December 15, 1897. They had four children: Minnie Estelle, William Warren, Hubert Rancher and Baldy Baucom. We have a lot of information on the family from that point on but very little prior.

Aug 23, 1997 - 17:15 - From: - Shirley Nowell Joyner

JOYNER - We are searching for information on James Frank Joyner, born October 4, 1855 died January 20, 1927. He married Virginia Ann Collier on December 10, 1874. His father was Henry Joyner and his mother's name was Mary. We would like to know if there were any brothers or sisters. If you have any information we would appreciate your help.

Aug 23, 1997 - 19:44 - From: - Shirley Nowell Joyner

THOMAS, FOX - THOMAS-- John and Mary Thomas lived Franklin Co. when daughter Mary S. Thomas was born. They also had a son, Samuel, and a daughter, Elizabeth, who married a Long. Mary S. married Richard Fox and moved to Mississippi. Were there other siblings?

Aug 27, 1997 - 16:56 - From: - Lynelle Cowan Stevenson

CARROLL/CARRELL - I am searching for information on William CARROLL/CARRELL born about 1720 in Virginia? He obtained a land grant in Granville County, North Carolina in 1780. In 1781 he sold property in Franklin County, North Carolina. In 1782 his will was probated in Granville County, North Carolina. I am also looking for information on his son William CARROLL/CARRELL born about 1745 in Granville County, North Carolina. He is listed in Granville County, special census of 1786. In 1787 he got a land grant on Potts Creek in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Sincerely yours Wayne Carroll

Aug 29, 1997 - 09:10 - From: - Wayne Carroll

NOWELL, WARREN, RANCHER, ESTELLE, BAUCOM, MITCHELL, FULLER - Am searching for information on Ernest/Earnest Foster Nowell b 1875 d unknown married Armelia Wellons Fuller December, 1897 in Louisburg, Franklin Co., NC Their children were Minnie Estelle, William Warren, Hubert Rancher and Baldy Baucom. Earnest's father was William Anderson Nowell b 1850. His mother was Helen Mitchell. He had one brother, James Wiley and two sisters, Cora and Martha. His Grand-Father was James H. Nowell. We are trying to go further back.

Aug 29, 1997 - 09:18 - From: - Shirley N. Joyner

Green(e) and Bowden - I am searching for any information regarding the Green(e) family. Specifically Descendants of Tom Green(e) and Betty Bowden. My grandfather was one of their children Colonel Wiley Green(e) also know as CW Green(e), CWG, Son Green(e), and Daddy Son. Any information you have regarding these people or relative of would be greatly appreciated.

Sep 2, 1997 - 10:39 - From: - Kimberly Henry

HUDMAN - HUDMAN, John. Born abt 1740/1750. Married Mary Massey abt 1779. John Hudman is found in Bute, Bertie, Franklin, and Warren Counties. His children are: Garrett, Dicy Sarah, Daniel, Hezekiah, Mary, William, and Thomas. I am looking for information on any of the above-mentioned names. Specifically, I am looking for proof that John Hudman married Mary Massey. Was she the Mary Massey, widow of Ricard Massey and daughter-in-law of Hezekiah and Lydia Massey, or was she the daughter of Hezekiah and Lydia?

Sep 3, 1997 - 09:23 - From: - Stephanie (Hudman) Thalman

PERDUE/PARDUE/PERDEW - Seeking information on James PERDUE who died in 1858 in Franklin Co NC

Sep 3, 1997 - 12:33 - From: - Jodie Gee

GREEN, GREENE, BOWDEN - GREEN(E), Tom, Thom, Thomas m. Betty BOWDEN Know child is Colonel Wiley GREEN(E), also know as Wiley, CWG, CW Green, Son Green(e), and Daddy Son b. 1890-96 m. Mary Octavia William, Williams, Williamson. I am seeking any information about Tom and Betty. They were black so it is possible for them to be listed in will, sale of good, chattle records, etc...

Sep 3, 1997 - 15:42 - From: - Kimberly Henry

WATKINS - We are trying to locate a JOHN & LYDIA WATKINS who lived in Franklin the late 1700's they had a son named Miles.What happened to them.Were there other children?What was Lydias maiden name,any information will be greatly appreciated.Thanks

Sep 3, 1997 - 20:51 - From: - Sandy Sanders

WEATHERS, PETTEWAY, RIVES - Weathers, Isham I have a Copy of a revolutionary army certificate paying Isham for service. Paid by Benjamin Sewell, Sheriff of Frankllin Co. I am searching for any and all information on Isham, his fatherWilliam m Mary rives and tThomas m Lydia (Peteway)??

Sep 9, 1997 - 22:01 - From: - Doreen Dishman

THOMAS - THOMAS, John and Mary named in obituary of their daughter Mary S. FOX 1859 Lawrence Co. MS. Obit said she "was born and reared in affluence". Her known siblings were Samuel Thomas and Elizabeth Long. Mary was born 1794 NC

Sep 11, 1997 - 11:42 - From: - Lynelle Cowan Stevenson

HESTER - Interested in HESTER family info especially about JAMES HESTER who died in Franklin 1794 and ANN HESTER who died there in 1817. Who are their descendants? Where did the children go after the deaths of James and Ann.

Sep 15, 1997 - 20:16 - From: - Jim Farmer

PIPIN/PIPPIN/HARRIS - I am seeking info on the parents and children of Kintchen/Kinchen PIPIN/PIPPIN and Lenney HARRIS, who married 1814 in Franklin County. Kintchen Pippin is on the 1820 Franklin County Tax List, also. Any info would be appreciated.

Sep 16, 1997 - 14:05 - From: - Betty Darnell

UPCHURCH - Looking for info on RUFFIN UPCHURCH'S children, with focus on HANSON UPCHURCH, bn. 1814.

Sep 18, 1997 - 08:40 - From: - Wayne Upchurch

HARRIS - I'm interested in locating descendants of William Henry (b.1842) and Mary E. J.(b. 1847) HARRIS of Henderson. They had eight children before William died before 1880: Sallie (1864), Hardy ('67), Hettie B. ('69), Walter ('70), Gertrude ('71), William C. ('73), John W.('75), and Emmett H. ('77). In 1880, they lived at 586 Garnett Street. I would appreciate any help with desendants or with information about this HARRIS family in general.

Sep 18, 1997 - 14:50 - From: - Hayes McNeill

JACKSON, WATERS/WATTERS/WATERERS.WARTERS, DAWSON - Looking for Andrew JACKSON, b. 1815 in Lenoir County. Married Elizabeth WATERS or WATTERS or WATERERS from Lenoir County in 1841. Her father was Thomas WARTERS or WATTERS or WATERER from Lenoir County who married Susanah DAWSON. Would like information on any of these families. Andrew and Elizabeth JACKSON moved to Franklin County after their marriage. Thomas WATERER died in 1854 but his sons are listed as WATERS or WATTERS. Thanks!

Sep 18, 1997 - 14:52 - From: - Mary Simmons

DICKERSON, LAMON - Seeking information on DICKERSON families known to be in Granville County in the 1700-1800 time frame. Did these families come from Virginia or did they come from eastern NC. Particularily interested in William/Willie/Wiley DICKERSON (b:1776 in NC, d:1850-1852 in Surry County, NC) who married Nancy Lamon in Franklin county, NC on 1 Jan 1812. They probably moved to Surry County that year as they appear on the 1812 Surry County Tax List.

Sep 18, 1997 - 14:53 - From: - Pete Dickerson

DEVANEY, HARRISON, FAWN - Capt. William FAWN was a soldier in the Rev. War and was captured and repatriated by the Birtish. Capt Fawn married Elizabeth HARRISON They had a daughter Wilmouth who married Samuel Aaron DEVANEY. in early 1800's Any information regarding the above will be greatly appreciated.

Sep 20, 1997 - 19:16 - From: - James Lantrip

GORDON - We are currently researching , the Gordon's of North/ South Carolina and Georgia. The earliest lineage known for this family of Gordon's is ; John Gordon b) unknown d) abt 1794 in Franklin County, North Carolina. Known children are daughters , Willey and Winney ; sons , Jesse , Joshua , Moses and Isaac. Birth and Death dates are unknown , except Jesse b) circa 1775 , and the following for Isaac. From the "Revoluntionary Soliders of North Carolina", Vol. 1, Isaac Gordon is listed as a private, b) 1754 d) 1838, wife Rebecca. In 1823 he received a State Land Grant in Spartanburg District, South Carolina. Known children are daughters , Patsy Ivey and Peggy Lackey ; sons , Sterling , John , Isaac , Abraham and Silas b) circa 1796 d) Sept. 1860. From the Bounty Land Grant Application of Silas Gordon from Coweta County , Georgia, indicating 1812 war service, he states that he enlisted in Spartanburg District , South Carolina , in place of John Gordon. His brother. Like most of you we are trying to put the pieces together. Any information would be greatly appreciated. I'am also willing to share information that I have!

Sep 22, 1997 - 10:49 - From: - Don Schultz

RAINWATER, PERRY - RAINWATER-seeking info on Mary Ann RAINWATER b 1768 Franklin Co., NC. She married Burrell PERRY. Mary Ann died 1851 in Mississippi.

Sep 23, 1997 - 14:20 - From: - Jan Burks Romine

JOYNER - JOYNER (Augustus P. - m. Evangeline T. Yarbrough 1961) Would like to know if he resided in Franklin County until his death and name of cemetery if known. Thanks, Winkie Crawford Robinson (Granddaughter, FL)

Sep 23, 1997 - 20:39 - From: - Winkie Crawford Robinson

YOUNG, FLOYD, FLETCHER - Seeking information on these Franklin County Families; YOUNG, FLOYD and FLETCHER.

Sep 23, 1997 - 21:28 - From: - Rita J. Fletcher