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MEDLIN - Searching for the parents and siblings of my ancestor Edith (Eadie) Medlin who was born in Franklin County on May 2, 1798. She died in Graham County, NC on Aug. 8, 1886 and is buried there. I believe her family may have left Franklin County and went to Pickens County, South Carolina because this is where Edith meet and married her husband Manous Morgan in 1815.

Mar 1, 1998 - 11:50 - From: - Bryan K. Aldridge

BURT - Searching for information on my great great grandfather SOLOMON BURT, SR. born 1822 and married HANNAH born 1833. The couple bore 7 children, one of which was my grandmother LUCINDA BURT born 1870. She had 8 children, one of which was my father WILL BURT born 1911. My family in Virginia was also given info that our surname of BURT, came from a slave plantation owners near Centerville. Any info provide to our family is greatly appreciated.

Mar 2, 1998 - 16:45 - From: - Brenda L. Burt

JONES - My ancester Joshua Jones married Susan Sorsby (b3 June 1803) on 29 May 1827 in that area. Do you have data on these people?

Mar 4, 1998 - 15:11 - From: - ROBERT H. RAINEY

S0WERSBY - My ancester Joshua Jones married Susan Sorsby (b3 June 1803) on 29 May 1827 in that area. Do you have data on these people?

Mar 4, 1998 - 15:14 - From: - ROBERT H. RAINEY

HUNT - Can anyone or has anyone run into documents to show what became of Thomas Hunt (used "T" as signature mark) and his wife Susannah Rackley after he sold his land grant in 1771? Were they the parents of the John Hunt whose wife was Hannah Parks?

Mar 4, 1998 - 22:03 - From: - Tim Rackley

CARROLL, COPPER, MUSTIAN - I am searching for information on a William Carroll, born about 1806 in Mecklenburg Co., VA and married Nancy Copper in Franklin Co., NC on 12/30/1834. They had 7 children. The one being Robert Z. Carroll born about 1842 in Franklin Co., NC and married Sallie A. Mustian 10/1/1865 in Warren Co., NC. The other 6 children being: Mary, Martha, Benjaman, Oliver, Bettie A.and William Carroll. Thank you - Susan Adams McAllister.

Mar 5, 1998 - 23:20 - From: - Susan Adams McAllister

DENBY, NORFLEET, JONES, BYRD, STALLINGS, ELEY, WALKER, MILNER, THORNTON, RIDDICK - Searching for any information on the family of James DENBY born ca l739 NC and died 24 April l795 Franklin Co, NC. He married Patience NORFLEET (d/o of John NORFLEET and Elizabeth RIDDICK). Children were Susanna who married Council JONES SR. (my line); Keziah who married Enos BYRD; Barsheba who married Jesse STALLINGS, Charity who married Josiah ELEY, Christinia who married James WALKER, Elijah Denby who married Patty MILNER; and Presscilla who married a Mr. THORNTON.

Mar 6, 1998 - 10:32 - From: - Ann Brown

JONES, DENBY, BYRD - Searching for any descendants or information on Jacob JONES SR. born ca l729 North Carolina and died about April l8l8 Franklin Co., North Carolinia. Does anyone know who he married or his parent's names? He is on the l800 Franklin Co., NC census and left a will in Franklin Co.,NC. Know children include: Council JONES Sr. born l750/57 and married Susanna DENBY; Jacob Jones JR born ca l753 Franklin Co,Nc and married Martha BYRD; and Joshua Jones born ca l755 Franklin Co,NC and married Amaryllis ?. Does anyone know her last name.

Mar 6, 1998 - 10:42 - From: - Ann Brown

RICHARDSON - Looking for ancestors and descendants of HARVELL C. RICHARDSON born c. 1786, Franklin Co. NC, married MARGARET COCHRAN, born 1801, NC, moved to TN by 1824 where son JAMES C. RICHARDSON was born. HARVELL'S father may have been MILLINGTON RICHARDSON of NC.

Mar 8, 1998 - 21:34 - From: - Randolph Earl Richardson

HICKS - Seeking info on Hicks family. Asa Hicks.b.1762,Ala. to Sally b. 1784, Ala. They had ten children. Littleberry b. 1801 in Franklin Co. married Mary Edwards 11 Mar. 1822 Tilmon b. 1801 in Franklin Co. Tamsey who married John Cottles Linsey who married Caswell Felts Linney who married Hardy Hicks? Harriet who married Ellis Henderson Wright Irvin Martha Sarah A. E. any help would be greatly appreciated.

Mar 10, 1998 - 00:46 - From: - Mike Hicks

SMART - Looking for family of John and Frances Smart and their children Especially Stephen who may have lived in the vicinity ofRedbud Creek I am trying to confirm that they are my ancestors Stephen's children were, William, Thomas, Susannah (henderson) and Elisha.last proof of them in Franklin was 1790 census

Mar 11, 1998 - 23:47 - From: - Randall Smart

THOMAS, EDWARDS, LEWIS - I am searching on information on William Athanasius "Athy" Thomas who married Elizabeth Charity "Betty" Edwards - June 28, 1856 in Nash County. The 1870 and 1880 Census of Franklin County shows that they lived in Cedar Rock Township. It lists the following children as Cordelia, William, Elizabeth, Nilla, Edgar, David, Harrietta, Molly, Drucis,and Percy. William was a home Colonel and his father was Dr. Alexander Thomas who married Nancy Lewis. I am looking for information as it relates to all those individuals. William's sons David and William opened a furniture factory in Statesville, N.C. I am looking for anyone that can help me in my research. Thanks, David House

Mar 14, 1998 - 20:36 - From: - David House

LEEMAN, PATTERSON - Anyone out there a descendant of Joseph LEEMAN, who died in Franklin County, NC about 1814? His dau., Peggy, md my gggg gf Burrell PATTERSON in Franklin Co. NC. Are the Franklin Co. LEEMAN folks descendants of the ones from Essex Co., VA?

Mar 15, 1998 - 20:42 - From: - Mike Patterson

JEFFRIES/JEFFREYS, TERRELL - I need all information on ancestors of Lucy B. JEFFRIES "of Franklin Co. NC" who married William Pitt TERRELL in Wake County, NC on 29 September 1818. They moved to Union County, Arkansas by 1850. Any leads at ALL would really be appreciated. Betty Terrell Owens 5345 Margo Lane, Beaumont, Texas 77708

Mar 16, 1998 - 18:30 - From: - Betty Terrell Owens

HARRELL - My maternal grandfather, James Wesley Harrell, lived in NC as a child and would have been 5 or 6 years old at the time of the 1850 census. He had a brother a year or two older who went by the initials, E.D. The family probably began their migration to MS before the 1860 census. I am not sure they lived in Franklin County and with such sparce information, I don't have much hope, but maybe someone can help me locate them on the census, it would be greatly appreciated! Karl Summers

Mar 18, 1998 - 23:24 - From: - Karl W. Summers

GAY, ROGERS - Searching for information regarding my gg-grandparents, William Richard GAY and Matilda ROGERS. They were in Wilson County in the 1860 census, where William was listed as a farm manager. In 1870 Matilda was in Wayne County with her son, John William Gay. William Richard Gay died in the Civil War. I need information on both William and Matilda's parents, siblings etc. I have thus far been able to find nothing prior to 1860 on them. I have found references to GAY families in Franklin, and since that's a neighboring county, I'm wondering if William moved to Wilson Co for work. ANY information would be welcome. Thanks

Mar 21, 1998 - 12:46 - From: - Lynn Johnson

HALL - Seeking any HALL descendant from Franklin or Bute County. Am very interested in the descedents of Durham HALL, who seems to have moved to Wake County in the early 19th century. I believe that Durham was the brother of William HALL, among others and all appear to be the children of Hugh HALL who died in Brunswick County, VA in or about 1774.

Mar 23, 1998 - 00:48 - From: - Robert H. Barton

PIPPIN/PIPPEN - Seeking ANY PIPPIN/EN descendant of Isaac, Richard, Mumford, Bannister, John or any other PIPPIN/EN of Franklin or Bute County in the late 18th and early 19th century. This line of PIPPIN/ENs appears to be related to those in Edgecomb County but it was several generations back in Virginia. Most of the PIPPIN/ENs migrated to Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee between 1820-30. Some did remain but no one has ever left a message that they were researching those lines.

Mar 23, 1998 - 00:54 - From: - Robert H. Barton

BABB, POWELL, TAYLOR - Seeking information on the BABB family of Franklin Co. JOHN BABB was father of WILLIAM BABB (b. 1763)(d.1835) who migrated to Wilson Co., TN, with his wife, RUTH ANN TAYLOR POWELL, and their family. RUTH ANN had previously married a MR. POWELL, first name yet unknown, by whom she had at least one son, JOHN, and perhaps a daughter, POLLY who married THOMAS BABB in Wilson Co. WILLIAM BABB and his wife were prominent Methodists and Bp. Francis Asbury ordained his last deacons from an upstairs bedroom of their log home (built c.1790) which is now an historic site in Wilson Co. Any information on BABB, POWELL, TAYLOR families will be greatly appreciated.

Mar 24, 1998 - 00:18 - From: - Bob Carver

STROTHER, PERRY - Need proof of parentage of ROBERT FRENCH STROTHER (1785-1792) Was he the son of JUDD STROTHER (1771-1857) and REBECCA PERRY(d. 1801)? Whose son, then was he? Joan Mullen

Mar 26, 1998 - 21:28 - From: - Joan Mullen

LANIER - I need the text or an abstract of John Lanier's will. Will made in 1804 in Warren County. Died in Franklin County circa 1820. Can anyone help? Glad to share information on the grandchildren who moved to Tennessee. Edward Carter, 821 East Burton Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37130.

Mar 26, 1998 - 21:32 - From: - Edward Carter

JONES, POWERS, CADWELL - I am interested information on P. Carrington JONES. The P. could be either Presley or Paul. P.C. JONES was born between 1814 and 1824 in Franklin Co. NC. He moved to Whitley Co. KY and married Elizabeth POWERS in 1845. Elizabeth's parents were James POWERS and Sarah CADWELL. Sarah's parents were James CADWELL and Eleanor. P.C. and Elizabeth JONES had three children; Wiley (abt 1847), Malinda (abt 1848), and Presley Harden (1850).Any assistance will be appreciated

Mar 29, 1998 - 17:21 - From: - Gary L. Jones

PRITCHARD/PRICHARD - I believe that Jesse Pritchard was from Franklin Co. Tn. in 1800. I do not have the name of his wife, but he had 10 children from about 1790 to 1810 by this first wife. His children were: Sian, Hannah, Alma, Charles, martha, Ivy, Susan, Stephen, Delila, Jesse Jr. If anyone has information about this family and who Jesse Sr.'s first wife's name was, and where his own family was from I would apreciate it very much. Thanks in advance for any help you can give. Celese

Apr 1, 1998 - 00:02 - From: - Celese Boudreaux


Apr 2, 1998 - 11:15 - From: - CRYSTAL CATLETT

MORGAN, HESTER, WHITFIELD - Would like to correspond with anyone researching the Robert Morgan-Susanna Vncent Family. Son Benjamine is my line.Also James -Frances Cool Hester line. My line is son James who mar. Anne Rudd. Their son mar. Mary Whitfield dau. of John and Mildred Grimsley Whitfield. The morgans and Hesters were in the Franklin- Granville area by1760.

Apr 4, 1998 - 15:27 - From: - Clarence Lee

GUPTON - I would like information on E. A. & Mary Gupton born 1824 & 1825, E. A. was an elected sheriff, elected to two terms. he was sheriff in 1860 & 1870 according to the census.In the 1870 census they had nine children so many descendants are out there some where. Is there a family grave yard somewhere? All help will be appreciated. Clentis Gupton e-mail address It is the #1 and not the letter L after c in the address.

Apr 5, 1998 - 19:51 - From: - Clentis Gupton

PATTERSON - Tillman PATERSON, was in the revolution, he joined the army from Franklin Co. NC the first day of Nov. 1778. Would like to know his children and wife, and more about his war record.

Apr 6, 1998 - 23:44 - From: - Vernelle Rose


Apr 8, 1998 - 19:56 - From: -

AYSCUE/ASCUE - I am looking for any information on Willis Washington Ayscue or Wiley Ayscue. If you have any information on the Ayscue or Ascue family I would be grateful. I would also like any info on the cemetaries of this family.

Apr 12, 1998 - 11:04 - From: - David Ayscue

TERRELL - im looking to try to locate the noel terrell familey.this is my great grandfather he was a slave on a plantation near louisburg owned by the terrells (where we took our name from),does anyone have any information about the name of the plantation or where to maybe find the records of the same great grandfather was a young man at the end of the civil war .the stories we have been told that were passed down all lead to the terrell but no one knows the name of the plantation. any help on how to start or where we might get information would be very appericated. thank you amarie terrell wylie

Apr 15, 1998 - 20:47 - From: - AMARIE TERRELL WYLIE

COOK - Does anyone have information about the Jacob Cook who appears in Bute Co. Court Records in 1768, 1778, and 1779? His wife was Frances, and he had at least three sons, William T., Sion, and Jacob, Jr. I will very much appreciate any information anyone may send.

Apr 16, 1998 - 00:29 - From: - Robert W. Witt

GORDON - Information regarding the family of Jesse Gordon of Franklin county would be greatly appreciated. Last record located was the 1822 sale of property left to him by John Gordon. Suspect that he and possibly others left for Cannon County, Tennessee but need help verifing this information.

Apr 16, 1998 - 22:31 - From: - William Fox

KEARNEY - I am searching for the anscestors of William Henry Harrison Kearney. He was to supposed to have been born in 1810 in Franklin County, NC. He later moved to Tennessee.

Apr 17, 1998 - 23:06 - From: - Lynne Chandler

BATCHELOR - BATCHELOR, Nathaniel Meekin, born ca 1811, moved to Ga. and Married Elsey COX and ahd the following children between Ga. And al. he later moved to Tx. CHILDREN: Hillard Austin; Richard James; Robert Means; William Washington; John Littleton; Martha Frances; and Georgia Ann. Need parents of NATHANIEL MEEKINS BATCHELOR.

Apr 20, 1998 - 14:42 - From: - Gladys Armstrong

PRITCHARD - Jesse Pritchard, Sr. was supposedly born in 1760 and in Franklin Co. NC on the 1800 census. He was married (wife name unknown)and had 10 children by his first wife. He later was on the Anson Co. NC census in 1820 and 1830 and married to his 2nd wife, Mary (Last name unknown) and then had 5 more children. If anyone knows of this man or his children I would appreciate your help. Thank you so much. Celese Boudreaux

Apr 25, 1998 - 13:58 - From: - Celese Boudreaux

ING - Seeking information on Christopher ING, enumerated in the 1840 census of Franklin Co. Poss son of John & Martha ING of Franklin Co, John a poss son of Christopher ING of Edgecombe Co.

May 4, 1998 - 11:02 - From: - Ray Durley

GARNER, HALL, HALLA - Desperately searching for information on the parents and siblings of SUSANNAH (SUSANNA) HALL (HALLA) born abt. 1775 birth place unknown, but could be VA, NC. Married JOHN GARNER May 07, 1794 in Granville County, North Carolina. The family lived in Wilson County, Tennessee in 1819 when their last child was born. Between 1819-1834, the family including two or three of the adult children and their families migrated to Illinois, to Marion County. In 1834 John and Susannah and two or three of the adult children died of cholera. Some of the children stayed and raised families in Illinois, but others joined siblings who had previously migrated to Missouri settling in Webster and Wright Counties.

May 12, 1998 - 14:06 - From: - Donna Carmichael

JOYNER - I am searching for my Joyner line. I have a lot of information that I can not tie together. My first person is William Joyner who had three sons named John Edgar Joyner 1841, George Henry Joyner 1846, and Sidney G. Joyner 1844. All three were Privates of COG 47th NC Troop. My family cemetery is listed in the Franklin Co. list. If you have any information you would like to share please contact me at EUCBRAT@AOL.COM

May 14, 1998 - 10:50 - From: - Shannon Joyner

RAGSDALE - I am searching for information on the ancestors of Will E. Ragsdale, born June 30, 1860. May have moved from Franklin County to Obion County, TN. He married Alice Walters, had three children, Ethel , Curtis, and Jefferson Pierce. Died July 24, 1928 in Obion County. Will gladly share information I have on my RAGSDALE line.

May 14, 1998 - 17:27 - From: - Dave McCaw

PORCH - I am looking for any information regarding a Henry Porch who was purported to have been born in Franklin County NC about 1758, he enlisted in Franklin County in 1778 and was a soldier in Captain William Allen Green's Army (Private in 10th North Carolina Regiment) and in 1781 under Captain Sharp. He was engaged in battle at Briar Creek. I am one of his direct descendents.

May 16, 1998 - 15:08 - From: - Eben O. Porch III

WIGGS - Seeking information on William H. Wiggs, born in 1802 (not sure where) married 6 May 1823 in Franklin County to Martha "Patsy" Timberlake. Their daughter was Julia Ann Wiggs who married Robert Pleasants in Dec. 1845 in Franklin Co.

May 18, 1998 - 11:30 - From: - Janet Martin

JACKSON, BATCHELOR - Searching David Jackson b. 1774 married Martha (Patty) Batchelor about 1795 Franklin Co., NC. This family had many children and have lost any clue to find where this family went or the names of their children.

May 18, 1998 - 14:39 - From: - Ann Daberko

WATKINS, GILLIAM - Searching for information on the John and Lydia GILLIAM WATKINS family. John died before June 9, 1795 and his will may be found in Will Book B, page 8. Lists children John, Gilliam, Miles (dec’d), and others. Would like to know names of the children of Miles WATKINS (dec’d). Thanks!

May 22, 1998 - 12:18 - From: - Ashley Pollette

PORCH, JOBE - Looking for information on James, William and John PORCH listed in the 1838 Franklin co., NC Indian Removal Volunteers. A James PORCH is also listed as a RW soldier. His account was settled in Halifax Co., NC between September, 1784 and February, 1785. Trying to make a connection between the PORCH and JOBE families of North Carolina.

May 25, 1998 - 22:23 - From: - Mrs. SW Mims

JORDAN, LONG - I am searching for information on THOMAS JORDAN and LONG lines. Thomas Jordan married NANCY LONG in Franklin Co. in Feb. or April 1800. I show there son THOMAS C.JORDAN, in 1850 in Meigs Co.TN. He later served with the Alabama 11th in the Civil War, and never returned home. Any information on these lines, would be greatly appreciated. Thank you

May 26, 1998 - 23:24 - From: - Laura Lynn

INSCOE, RIGGAN - I am searching for Henry Inscoe who was born July 6, 1833 and married Sarah Elizabeth (Bettie) Riggan on October 3, 1859 in Franklin Co. Henry died April 21, 1909 and Sarah died September 30, 1939.

May 29, 1998 - 09:48 - From: - Leah Shearin

ALFORD, SANDERFORD - Seeking info on Mary Azaline ALFORD(b Jan 1, 1849 in Lauderdale C, Ms and d Dec 9, 1838 Smith C, MS). Daughter of Julius Alford adn Sarah Sanderford of Franklin C, NC. Julius b about 1803 and Sarah b about 1809 and they married Jan 2, 1826 in Franklin C, NC. Have and will share information on subsequent family.

May 29, 1998 - 19:44 - From: - Larry Hawkins

TISDALE, SORSBY, WARBINGTON, BRASWELL - I am looking for information on the TISDALE family who lived around the Franklin County area in the 1850's. Some connections that have been made are names of Sorsby, Braswell and Warbington. I am looking for information on John Tisdale who married Elizabeth? They had children Thomas, George W. who married Lucy D. Sorsby, Nicholas, Sallie A., Mary E., Dewitt and Joseph. Joseph migrated to Dekalb County, Tn., around 1870 and married Emily Frances Jones. Am looking for information on Joseph's family. He is my ggrandfather. Diane

Jun 5, 1998 - 15:51 - From: - Diane Ellis

COGGIN, GREEN - Need any information on Robert Coggin the Rev. War Patriot who was 97 and living in Franklin Co. in 1840 Rev. Pension census. This was Robert, Sr. and he may have been married to a COOPER. Robert, Jr. was born about 1775 and lived in Franklin Co. Family bible records say he married Molly Green. Robert, Jr. and family moved into Maury Co., TN about 1825. Children: Joshua Green Coggin, Thomas Coggin, William Coggin, Betsy Coggin who m. Elijah Rushton. Need documentary proof to connect Robert, Jr. to father. Census and land records support the previously stated relationships. Robert, Sr., had a son James who died young and he raised some of the grandchildren. Any help appreciated.

Jun 6, 1998 - 21:24 - From: - Gail Shepard Tomlinson

KING - I am looking for any information on Annie Florence King born @ July 28, 1875 in Franklin County and married Robert Ruffin Perry (also known as "BUD")of Nash County.

Jun 8, 1998 - 19:47 - From: -

DUNN - (1800-1850) I am seeking info on slaves Samuel and Judah DUNN and their children Jim, Fry, Henry, Penny, and Nellie. The indenture was made and entered in the year 1821,on June 7 in Franklin Co. N.C. Between William DUNN,Jeremiah PERRY and William HARRISON. I would love to know when they were born. I would also like to know just where in Franklin Co. did William DUNN live.

Jun 9, 1998 - 10:37 - From: - Linda Cooper

COLLINS, DRAKE - Seeking information on MICHAEL COLLINS, who is cited by JOHN H. WHEELER in his HISTORICAL SKETCHES OF NORTH CAROLINA, Chap. LIV - NASH Co. - as the source for his account of the Revolutionary War activity of JAMES DRAKE and his son, ALBRITTAIN DRAKE. COLLINS was the half-brother of RUTH COLLINS who married ALBRITTAIN DRAKE. And according to WHEELER, COLLINS was still living (in his 70s) in WARREN COUNTY, when the book was written. Please e-mail me at I will be happy to share.

Jun 12, 1998 - 00:02 - From: - Robert Powell Carver

ALLEN - I am looking for decendants of Joseph Farrar b in 1801 d 1889(8), Joseph John Allen b 2/2/1847 d 8/8/1929 or Thurston King Allen b 1877 d 12/9/48 I know that William, son of Joseph F.and brother of Joseph J., moved to Missouri and was a school teacher. Also Thurston had a brother Lesile Lyle

Jun 13, 1998 - 23:06 - From: - John Allen

WEBB, TAYLOR - Looking for information on Jesse Webb, b. 1756 in Isle of Wight Co., VA, but lived in Franklin Co., NC. He married Mary Lucretia Taylor. They had at least one son, William Taylor Webb, b. 1790.

Jun 13, 1998 - 23:14 - From: - Johnny Webb

COLLINS- i would like to no about the Spencer Collins family of Franklin County North Carolina

Jun 16, 1998 - 22:39 - From: - Travis T. Judkins

JONES - I am trying to find out about Council JONES. Not sure when he was born. He died in March 1805. He was married to Susanna ? (don't know her maiden name). He had 4 sons: Jacob, Allen, Council, and James Jones. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Gayle

Jun 17, 1998 - 14:37 - From: - Gayle Henize


Jun 18, 1998 - 18:40 - From: - Edna Rutledge Reynolds

RAGSDALE - Seeking information concerning RAGSDALEs in Franklin County. Attempting to locate ancestors of Will E. Ragsdale, b. 1860 and lived in Obion County, TN. Married Alice Walters and had three children.

Jun 21, 1998 - 21:11 - From: - Dave McCaw

POWELL - Seeking information on WILLIAM POWELL, who died in Franklin Co., NC, by June Court 1786, when HARDY HUNT, administrator, presented an inventory of his estate. Also HUNT[who was POWELL's brother-in-law, they married TAYLOR sisters] was guardian of the two children: JOHN and MARY POWELL. JOHN POWELL (b. 1783) and his sister were brought to Wilson Co., TN, by their mother, RUTH ANN TAYLOR POWELL and her second husband, WILLIAM BABB, where 60+ yrs later, JOHN POWELL's great-grandson, JOHN MICHAEL POWELL (b. 1841) married ELIZABETH BABB's (b. 1787) (eldest child by second marriage of RUTH ANN), great-granddaughter, NANCY EMMALINE WINFORD (b.1845). THis couple were my great-grandparents. Any help will be greatly appreciated and I will be happy to share information. Please e-mail me at

Jun 21, 1998 - 23:12 - From: - Robert Powell Carver

SPARKS, RATTLEY, FOX - Seeking origins and parentage of Stephen SPARKS who died in Franklin Co., NC in 1849. At the time of his death he was estranged from his wife Elizabeth FOX. Also seeking explanation of association between SPARKS and Jesse RATTLEY Sr. (c1785-1860), a "free black" who named his youngest child Stephen SPARKS RATTLEY.

Jun 22, 1998 - 17:41 - From: - Robert Jackson

SANDERS - Searching for information on Sanders family that lived in Franklin county from about 1780 until at least 1805. Any information would be helpful.

Jun 23, 1998 - 15:47 - From: - Robin Coulter

CROCKER - Want to correspond with descendants of CROCKER, Jacob (the Elder); wife: Mary; children: Jacob (the younger) m Mary ?; Mary m Robert WINSLOW; Susannah m James REDDING; Bailey m to Sarah TAIT (who may be his 2nd wife?); Benjamin m Elizabeth MEADOWS; Thomas m Polly WINSTON. Thomas may also have had a second wife. Any info greatly appreciated. Need to fill in gaps. Thanks!

Jun 28, 1998 - 15:50 - From: - Shelby CROCKER Smith

JONES, LONG, MOORE, SORSBY, FOSTER, GOOCH, GRIFFIN, RANSDELL - I am looking for anyone who is researching or a descendent of Jacob JONES b.Abt.1769 d. Aft.1850 in FRANKLIN CO., NC m. Susanna ? b. Abt.1777 d. Aft. 1850. They had the following children: Martha m. John LONG, Harriet m. Joseph J. MOORE, Joshua m. Susan SORSBY, Susanna m. ? FISHER, Jacob C. m. Martha Jane GOOCH, Calvin m. Mary Ann GRIFFIN, Chesley, and John Wesley m. Mildred Ann RANSDELL. Any help you can give me with this family would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Gayle Henize

Jul 2, 1998 - 08:23 - From: - Gayle Henize

BELL, ROBERT - Information on a Robert Bell, Esq., who during the 1790 census was the head of a fairly large holding and household in Franklin CO. He was the son and heir of a Thomas Bell (of Rowan Co.?) and also had substantial interests in Rowan Co. NC. Did he have a younger brother named Thomas? In various records, ie marriage, property transfers, the Montgomery family keeps popping up...what was the connection? I would kindly appreciate any insight that anyone could proved....would gladly exchange info..Sincerely....Lynn Bell

Jul 4, 1998 - 01:18 - From: - Vernon Lynn Bell