Montague County, Texas Queries

dated 1996 - 1998

DATE: Wed Dec 30 14:38:32 1998
NAME: Frank Covey
NOTE: 210 Polaris Circle, Merlin, Oregon 97532
QRYTEXT: Looking for anything in reference to the MAYFIELD, HAGER and GIDEON families.

DATE: Tue Dec 29 15:38:34 1998
NAME: Lynda Boyd
NOTE: 617 Tule Goose Dr., Suisun City, CA 94585
QRYTEXT: I am seeking information about William Jewel RICE who m. Bessie B. Griner (b. 31JUL1885) in 1910 in Nocona, Montague County. I am trying to determine if he is my gf Clifton Jewel RICE's brother or cousin. Clifton was b. 08NOV1892 in Houston, Harris County, TX. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Lynda Boyd

DATE: Mon Dec 28 14:27:58 1998
NAME: Mike Roberts
NOTE: Mike Roberts 5632 Dunson Dr. Ft. Worth, Tx. 76148
QRYTEXT: Nocona area-James Polk GRINER b.04-20-1844 d.04-17-08, Anna HANLIN GRINER b.09- 07-1848 d.04-22-25 they were married 11-10-1875. They had 5 children including my great- grandmother. Their daughters married names became BRATCHER,HOWARD,FITZ,RICE,HICKS, DAUGHERTY. If anyone has any info on any of these or if I can be of assistance please let me know.

DATE: Mon Dec 28 17:36:29 1998
NAME: Lee Green
NOTE: 22606 22nd Pl W Lynnwood, WA 98036
QRYTEXT: I would like any information on the NEWTON JASPER LYNCH FAMILY, CIRCA 1899

DATE: Mon Dec 28 20:23:10 1998
NAME: Phillip Carter
NOTE: 9900 Webb Road Amarillo, Texas 79108
QRYTEXT: My grandfather Harry Thomas CARTER was born 7-11-1886 in Bowie. His father was George CARTER originally from Illinois. His mother was Margaret DAVIS originally from Louisina. Is there any info on George or Margaret? Marriage, census?

DATE: Mon Dec 28 21:09:09 1998
NAME: Jamie Harris
NOTE: 1700 E. 56th St. #402 Chicago IL 60637-1933
QRYTEXT: Need parents and grandparents of William Henry Harrison GIBBONS b. AR 1843, m. Lucinda VESSER 1868, lived in Red Bud Community of Montague Co., d. 1906. Civil War vet Co. F, 77th Regt. MO.

DATE: Sat Dec 26 22:02:40 1998
NAME: Charles Ott
QRYTEXT: I am trying to find any information concerning a HOLMAN family that lived in the area c.1880-1900. The names are ARMOUR B. HOLMAN and his wife LOVELIA? (SUTHERLAND) HOLMAN. They had two children, WINNIE D. HOLMAN b.1889 and RANSOM HOLMAN (male) may have gone by the name of RAN b. 1891. Armour left the area and moved to the Houston area, but he may have returned prior to his death.

DATE: Tue Dec 22 19:12:15 1998

DATE: Sat Dec 19 17:29:58 1998
NAME: Odell Shaw
NOTE: Rt 1, Box 508 Batesville, AR 72501
QRYTEXT: Looking for descendents of James W. Shaw & Sallie Farrier. James & Sallie raised their family in and around Lawton,OK.

DATE: Fri Dec 18 08:46:22 1998
NAME: Janelle Foster
NOTE: 2010 S. Ave H Portales, NM 88130
QRYTEXT: Searching for info on Elisha A.MARTIN and family who lived in Bowie, TX.from 1880-1950's. E.A.'s daughter Emma J. married William G. CALLAHAM/CALLAHAN in 1885. Need any information on William. Is Elisha or his son, Silas listed in any Montague County history?

DATE: Wed Dec 16 07:18:09 1998
NAME: Edd Crosley
EMAIL: Eddcrosley
QRYTEXT: Looking for any record of these names in Wise county to current

DATE: Tue Dec 15 17:57:40 1998
NAME: Deanna Cooley
NOTE: 1111 Ben Brook Madison, MS 39110
QRYTEXT: Looking for information on a J. FITCH who appears on Montague Co. Land Records. He could have had a daughter Mary Ann who married a W.E. Brown in 1880 in Montague Co. Does anyone know if this was James B. FITCH of TN married to Marean RAWLS of SC?

DATE: Mon Dec 7 11:52:32 1998
NAME: Ross Kim
NOTE: 305 Clay Lane Red Oak, TX 75154
QRYTEXT: James W. Ross lived in Petrolia; his brother was W.L. Ross (my grandfather)b. 1876. They were involved in someway with the petrolium industry. I met Jame's dau. in the late 70's. Question: 1)Are these to men related to anyother of the Rosses in the county? 2)Who was the Ross oilfield named for? W.L. later was involved with the Electra field. Thanks, Kim

DATE: Mon Dec 7 14:49:58 1998
NAME: B. J. Hamilton
NOTE: 25201 Black Horse Lane Laguna Hills, CA 92653-7834
QRYTEXT: I am searching for any information on any of the following. James Caperton Hamilton b: Springfield, MO d: 1911 St. Jo, Montague Co., TX m. Mary Anne Cole their children: Gillum Caperton Hamilton b: May 16, 1876 Springfield, Mo. d: February 24, 1937 Houston, Tx m. Eva Viola Saunders; Clarsie Hamilton m. Bill Sheen; Ada Hamilton; George Leamon Hamilton; 2nd Wife - James Caperton Hamilton ___________? d: Paris, Texas; their children: Buck Hamilton; Minerva "Rose Hamilton" Hamilton; John Hamilton Appreciate any leads.

DATE: Sun Dec 6 15:24:03 1998
NAME: Sharon Dixon
NOTE: 10302 Perrins Mill Lane Mechanicsville, Virginia 23116
QRYTEXT: I am trying to find out the legal name of my ggrandfather. He was born near Savannah, Georgia on April 11, 1812 and died August 27, 1881 in Spanish Fort, Texas or Courtney Flats, Okla. I do know he is buried in Spanish Flats Cemetery. He went by the name of TOMMIE HANCOCK. I need to know if his name was JOSEPH TOMMIE HANCOCK or THOMAS JACKSON HANCOCK. His wife BETHANA WELDON HANCOCK is also buried in the Spanish Fort Cemetery. She was born in Pike County, Georgia on January 22, 1822. She died June 23, 1879. There are other children and grandchildren buried in the Spanish Fort Cemetery. My ggrandfather owned and ran a ferry across the Red River. If anyone has access to a roster of those buried in the Spanish Fort Cemetery could help me, I would certainly appreciate it. Also, if there we any old newspaper articles about their deaths, I would appreciate knowing. These Hancocks came to Montage County via Georgia,Alabama, Mississippi and Hill County, Texas. Their Childrens names were MARY FLETCHER HANCOCK, NANCY ELENDER HANCOCK MCCARTY,MARTHA ELIZABETH HANCOCK, WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON HANCOCK, MARY JANE HANCOCK,CHARLES WESLEY HANCOCK, MILLYEA ANN HANCOCK, GEORGE OLIVER HANCOCK, SARAH JOSEPHINE HANCOCK,FLOYD WESLEY HANCOCK, AMANDA MARTILLE HANCOCK ROSE BURGE, THOMAS LEE MACKEY HANCOCK, JOHN JACKSON HANCOCK, BETHANY HARRIS HANCOCK BURNS, ROBERT JEFFERSON DAVIS HANCOCK (DAVE). HARRIS married EUGENE BURNS a doctor in Spanish Fort. My ggrandmother went by the name MANDA OR MANDY. Some of the married names of the girls were Dorsett, Doole, Young, Green, McCarty etc. The line of famous Hancock race horses belongs to this family. JOHN JACKSON HANCOCK was married to LAURA MCCARTY and NANCY HANCOCK was married to EUGENE TANNER MCCARTY. .

DATE: Sat Dec 5 20:54:12 1998
NAME: Anna Brown
NOTE: 3405 Diana Roswell, NM 88201
QRYTEXT: I'm looking for members of the above three families that lived in Nocona, Montague Co,TX between 1889 and 1911 or later. I am related to them through my gggrandfather, John McCall. Any information would be appreciated.

DATE: Thu Dec 3 18:17:10 1998
NAME: Robert Day
EMAIL: bronco2@justinmai;.com
NOTE: 22 solar drive Pueblo,Co 81005
QRYTEXT: Looking for info on James Daniel Day-your county - wounded in civil war at 17 in 1863 my grandfather Robert E.Lee Day was his son,and was married your county to nancy emma Tedford in 1900 any help would be helphful-belive James to be buried in your county Thanks!!

DATE: Mon Nov 30 16:23:29 1998
NAME: Carl Nichols
NOTE: 2642 Cravey Dr., NE Atlanta, GA 30345
QRYTEXT: Want to contact descendants or learn about family of FREDERICK S. NICHOLS, b. about 1835, m. 7 Sept 1854, SARAH E. NEELY, in Williamson Co., TN. They moved about 1870 to Montague Co., TX. FREDERICK NICHOLS was son of ALLEN NICHOLS. SARAH NEELY was dau. of WILLIAM L. NEELY and ELIZABETH BLACKWELL.

DATE: Fri Nov 27 15:04:33 1998
NAME: Julia Conkey
NOTE: 21114 NE 22nd Ave Ridgefield, WA 98642
QRYTEXT: MONTAGUE COUNTY - WRIGHT, E. Bascum, b. 17 Nov 1903, Montague County, TX, d. 19 Jan 1935, Perry, OK. Seeking his parent's names, dates/places of birth/death - father W. H. WRIGHT (initials=unknown), mother's given and maiden surname, unknown. She died in 1921 - location,unknown. Other children of W.H. WRIGHT and spouse (birth dates/birth order unknown): Otto WRIGHT, Barrett WRIGHT, Emma WRIGHT WILLIAMS, Dessa WRIGHT NELSON and Jewell WRIGHT HOPKINS. If you know anything about this family, please email me direct! Thank You!

DATE: Wed Nov 25 20:10:33 1998
NAME: Norma Morby
NOTE: Rt.1 Forestburg, TX 76239
QRYTEXT: Savil(Chunky Joe),@1880,Forestburg,TX, was killed and buried where he fell ? He was a heavy man, we are looking for where he was buried.

DATE: Sat Nov 21 15:01:09 1998
NOTE: 2368 CR 404 Beeville, TX 78102-9021
QRYTEXT: !!Desperately need a lead to this family!! 1 William Jackson Hellums b: November 03, 1857 in Mo. d: July 10, 1885 in Monteque Co. Tx (New Harp Cem) .. +Camie (Carrie) Stagg ......... 2 Son Hellums b: February 1884 d: March 26, 1884 in Monteque Co. Tx (New Harp Cem)

DATE: Fri Nov 20 11:33:35 1998
NAME: Betty Southard
NOTE: 6 Kanu Port Townsend, WA 98368
QRYTEXT: Searching for my husband's family. Chapman, Miller, Southard early 1900's and late 1800's. Thanks so much! Betty Southard

DATE: Thu Nov 19 15:44:37 1998
NAME: Frank Covey
QRYTEXT: Looking for William C. Mayfield, born 1868, married a Mary Prebble Hill, then her sister, Rosa Hill, moved from Texas to Konawa, OK, Had a son Johnny James Mayfield, married a Sara Elizabeth Hager.

DATE: Mon Nov 16 08:23:55 1998
NAME: June Neal
NOTE: Rt. 1, Box 3, Konawa, Ok. 74849
QRYTEXT: Trying to find parents of JODIE BROWNING, born ca 1882/1886 in we thing Montague Co., Tx. She married Harry Cameron Garlick in 1906 in Oklahoma. She had siblings, Nona Tillery & Maud. Any help would be appreciated.

DATE: Sat Nov 14 19:15:18 1998
NAME: Betty Garrett
NOTE: 1517 E. Cherry Gainesville Tx 76240
SURNAMES: Wilson*****Garrett****Taylor*****
QRYTEXT: Ella (Garrett) Wilson, was struck by a oil field truck near Alvord-Bowie in ealry 1940 or before. Researching any relationstion to this incident. Myrtle Fay (Wilson) Taylor daughter of Ella.

DATE: Wed Nov 11 16:50:56 1998
NAME: Doug Hawk
NOTE: 5322 Atchison Way Denver CO 80239
QRYTEXT: I have a family photo from the 1890's or early 1900's with no ID. The print bares the photographer's name: A.M. TAYLOR in Nocona, TX. This is likely a MC CLELLEN or HAWK and I am hoping to find out if the photos and/or records of TAYLOR's photographic studios survived.

DATE: Tue Nov 10 16:58:45 1998
NAME: Sara Causey
NOTE: P.O. Box 503, Arlington, GA 31713
QRYTEXT: Searching for information about Cooper family of Montague Co. Sarah Austin Cooper, a widow from Alabama, came to Montague Co. in the 1870's along with her sons, Eli Shorter Cooper and John Arter Cooper. Would like to correspond with anyone interested in this family.

DATE: Tue Nov 10 06:49:06 1998
NOTE: 2006 Garfield St. Wichita Falls, TX 76309
QRYTEXT: Seeking marriage record for William Jasper SMITH who married Arabella Matilda OXFORD in 1895. Wm. Jasper was in Erath County in 1885 and Arabella is in the home of her father, Wm., in Montague County in the 1880 census. Thank you for your help.

DATE: Thu Nov 5 15:12:44 1998
NAME: Cecil McKinney
NOTE: 1602 Lexington Avenue Clinton, OK 73601
QRYTEXT: In search of information on the family of: Henry Lee Dean [Apr 1, 1882 - Mar 9, 1941] of Nocona/St Jo, Montague County, TX. >>Nothing is known about his father or mother. He had 4 brothers and 3 sisters. Myrtle Lillian Trammell Dean [Jul 26, 1890 - Apr 21, 1965 of Fannin County, TX. >>Daughter of Joseph Wilson Trammell and Rachel Catherine Bryant Trammell. She had 5 brothers and 3 sisters. Henry and Myrtle were married in either Fannin or Montague County, TX about 1905 and left that area for the Olustee, Jackson County, OK area in about 1922 or 1923.

DATE: Wed Nov 4 21:26:12 1998
NAME: Howard M. Brown
NOTE: Howard M. Brown 1720 Pacific Place Fort Worth, Texas 76112
QRYTEXT: I am searching for information on the John Emmitt Bloxom & Theodocia (SOLES) BLOXOM family. There son, Joseph W. BLOXOM married Bettie HALL in 1903. C.A Bloxom married Rosey TAYLOR in 1907 and Annie Bloxom married Luther V. HUBBLE in 1912

DATE: Wed Nov 4 15:55:08 1998
NAME: Tammy Jones
NOTE: 112 W. Ash Duncan OK 73533
QRYTEXT: Looking for information on John Thomas SMITH and Martha Emma PROVINS [maybe spelled PROVINCE] They lived in St. Joe, Montague Co., Texas for the birth of their child Ellen L. Smith about 1875. It was said that John Thomas SMITH was the postman or delivered the mail in or around St.Joe. They had 7 children 4 in Texas and 3 in Indian Territory where they moved to about 1888. Any help on this family would be greatly appreciated. Thank you, Tammy

DATE: Mon Nov 2 14:37:08 1998
NAME: Sara Burns
NOTE: 2810 Rio Grande St., #208 Austin, TX 78705
QRYTEXT: I am looking for a George F. Whitley (born circa 1860), married to Mary Ada Whitley (maiden name Bradley) both lived at one time in Montague Co, TX. Would like to know DOD of both Mary and George and location of burial, if possible. They had two children that survived infanthood, James Ezekiel and John. Any kind of information concerning this family would be appreciated.

DATE: Sun Nov 1 21:06:42 1998
NAME: Nina Crier
NOTE: Nina Crier 5953 Highland Hills Drive Austin,TX 78731
QRYTEXT: Searching for Sallie (Sarah) King Patton who immigrated from Grayson Co.,TX to Montague Co.,TX , first to Sunset Community where the Crier family was across the creek and Sallie's only daughter Eugenia Beatrice Patton met and married Elijah Taylor Crier, son of Elijah and Elizabeth (LASSITER) CRIER.Next they moved to Spanish Fort, TX . Sallie and her youngest son Thomas are buried in the Old Spanish Fort Cemetery.Any information is appreciated. Nina Crier

DATE: Sat Oct 31 11:42:46 1998
NAME: David Bryant
QRYTEXT: Researching the BRYANT, PATTON, COBLE, and GATLIN surnames that settled in the Montague County, Texas (Saint Jo, Nocona, Illinois Bend) area. Please contact me at my new email address of:

DATE: Thu Oct 29 13:04:34 1998
NAME: Linda Garber
NOTE: 16514 W. Victory Goodyear, AZ 85338
QRYTEXT: Looking for birthplace of my grandfather, James Thomas Barton, born 18 Dec 1907 in Montague Co, Texas to John Robert Barton and Gertrude Evans Barton.

DATE: Wed Oct 28 07:28:55 1998
NAME: David Curtis
NOTE: 1601 Elm St., Ste. 3000 Dallas, TX 75201
QRYTEXT: I am kooking for any information on SIM H. HIPP and/or MAUDE BLANCHE CHAMBERS, my great grandfather/grandmother. They were residents of Montague County (Sunset).

DATE: Tue Oct 27 09:37:08 1998
NAME: Mary Bruner
NOTE: 101 Evergreen Marlow,Ok. 73055
QRYTEXT: I am seeking any information on the MARCH,WESTFALL families of Montague Co. My grandmother Mona MARCH born 1893 in Nocona,Montague Co.this is the only lead I have at this time.Any information would be of great help.

DATE: Tue Oct 27 10:24:19 1998
NAME: Connie Tucker
NOTE: P.O. Box 284 Grandville,MI 49468
QRYTEXT: My G-grandfather, Archie G. TURNER, 1857- 1936 and his wife Elizabeth, was one of the first settlers of Bowie and first settled on Queen's Peak. He owned the A.G. Saloon and later owned or partially owned the First National Bank of Bowie. My grandfather, James Henry TURNER,1881-1962 m. Jessie McCASKILL on June 15, 1908 in Childress Co. My problem is that all the literature that I've ever obtained about Bowie, seldom mention the Turner family except occasionly my Uncle "Shorty" Tan TURNER,or his sister, Minnie TURNER. She m. Charles HUTCHINSON and at one time the fire wagon and/or dept. was known for her. I have a few papers about my family, but if anyone could provide more I'd be grateful. Also in the TURNER/McCASKILL plot at Hopewell Cementary there is a Jennie C. BOND buried and I'm trying to find out who she was. I still have family living in Bowie, but none that can or know how to help me with my request.

DATE: Tue Oct 27 13:18:50 1998
NAME: Carol Taylor
NOTE: #10 Timberside Greenville, TX 75402
QRYTEXT: John Garneth HARDY bought land 15 miles north of Montague (town) in 1876. He and his wife Martha Jane ROBERTS were the parents of Laura Belle HARDY who married Jefferson SEAY in 1887. Another daughter Clara India HARDY married Oscar W. SEAY. There were 9 other children. I am looking for the parents of John HARDY who probably came to Montague County from Illinois originally. He and Martha are both buried in Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas. John was born about 1840 and died about 1915.

DATE: Sun Oct 25 13:12:48 1998
NAME: Catherine Mitchell Rochell
NOTE: 214 N. Commerce Harlingen, TX 78550
QRYTEXT: Seeking information on: Green D. DAVIS b. Aug. 9, 1847 LA d. July 27, 1928 Montague Co., TX. m. Elly Jane McGUIRE b. June 18, 1848 Montague Co., TX d. Jan. 19,1880 Montague Co. TX. Children: Vincent DAVIS b ca 1872 John Calvin DAVIS b ca 1874 Mary Elizabeth DAVIS b ca 1875 Green Clumbus DAVIS William Anderson DAVIS b. Dec 24, 1879 Montague Co., TX

DATE: Sat Oct 24 08:46:22 1998
NAME: Tami Sneddon
NOTE: P.O. Box 651 Heppner, OR 97836
QRYTEXT: Looking for information on the PEMBROKE, PINKERTON and MEADOR families. They came to the Saint Jo, Montague Co. TX area in the late 1880s. Also interested in the BRUMBAUGH, PEDIGO, WAGY and LATHAM families in that area.

DATE: Sat Oct 24 09:24:27 1998
NAME: Vicki Wilson Shaffer
NOTE: P.O. Box 90091 Austin, Texas 78709
QRYTEXT: I am looking for someone connected to a Charles WILSON b. 1863 in NC? He left Gibson Co. TN with his family ca 1876 and first lived in Gainesville, Cook Co. TEXAS. An old family memory says that he maybe lived in or near Bowie. He also had brothers that came to TEXAS with him, Robert WILSON b. 1862 in NC?, S.H.(Possibly Steven H.) Wilson b. 1858 Gibson Co. TN, William Thomas WILSON b. 1851 Gibson Co. TN who settled in Bellevue, TX and Winfield S. WILSON who settled in Granbury. They were the children of Benjamin Franklin Wilson b. ca 1811 in VA d. ca 1874 in Gibson Co. TN and Charlotte Ann Hooper Wilson b. 1824 in TN. Charlotte also migrated to Texas with them and died in 1907 in Granbury. William Thomas Wilson m. Willie T. VANCE and died in Bowie, TX but is buried in Bellevue. Any information would be greatly appreciated!

DATE: Thu Oct 22 12:44:23 1998
NAME: Billy Newcomb
NOTE: 17039 Port O'Call Crosby,Texas 77532
QRYTEXT: Need infomation on my grandfather Jessie B.HUFF born Nov.11,1893 to John HUFF and Mary MILLER in Montague,Montague County,Texas. Brothers and sister were Alice,Belle,Pearl,Matt,Minne,and George maybe more. George had a daughter also named Minne.

DATE: Thu Oct 22 16:34:39 1998
NAME: Jay Barker
NOTE: 142 Farmington Road Utica, NY 13501-6321
QRYTEXT: Amizonia Tabbitha WILLINGHAM 1879-1971 Parents: John Patterson Barker and Myrtallas Xantippa Bell. m. abt 1934 to James Johnson WILLINGHAM 1866-1938 All lived in Bowie, Montague County Texas and are buried in the Bowie cemetery. Looking for any information about Amizonia and/or her family. Of particular interest is "Were there any surviving surviving close relatives at the time of Amizonia's death on December 1, 1971?" Jay barker

DATE: Mon Oct 19 11:36:03 1998
NAME: Halee Montague
NOTE: Rt.1 box 78-c Fisk, Mo. 63940
SURNAMES: Jason Montague Marsha Montague Liza Montague Jasa Montague S.

DATE: Mon Oct 19 19:21:05 1998
NAME: Frank Williams
NOTE: 4974 N Fresno St. #144 Fresno, Ca 93726
QRYTEXT: Looking for info on William Earl Williams that was born on Feb 10 1898 in Montague co, Tx and Married Maudie Crowley from Grapevine, TX would appreciate any help that anyone can give.

DATE: Fri Oct 16 09:59:37 1998
NAME: Roland Hodge
QRYTEXT: Bruce PORTER, Montague Co.TX

DATE: Wed Oct 14 00:28:48 1998
NAME: Andy & Karen Wright WILSON
NOTE: 2499 E. Gerard Ave. #140 Merced, CA. 995340
QRYTEXT: Interested in finding the parents of Nannie Bell Cable who later married Will Napolean Wright. Possibly both of Native American blood. There were Cables living in Montague County on the 1850 census. I'm just hoping to make some type of informative connection.

DATE: Wed Oct 14 04:42:31 1998
NAME: E.W. Hendon
EMAIL: PUG820@Aol.Com
QRYTEXT: Seeking info on the family of James Franklin (Frank) WILLIAMS and his wife, Ida PULLIG.They came to Montague County about 1917 and farmed near Spanish Fort. Their children were: Fannie, Grady, "D", Irene and Lloyd. Fannie WILLIAMS married Barney HENDON at Montague in 1918. Frank and Ida died in 1958.

DATE: Tue Oct 13 03:40:10 1998
NAME: Patricia Staats Arnold
EMAIL: pa1453
NOTE: P.O.Box 1453 Hilltop Lakes,tx77871
QRYTEXT: I am looking for information on Colburn Lewis born Nov.1881 in Montague Co. Bros-Mamic,Plummer and Herbert(called Cat)lived in Ft.Worth,Tx. Worked in Marlow,Ok. as brick layer. Wife was Elizabeth Fristoe. Four daughters, Faye,Gladys,Madiline& Helen. I am trying to trace my family tree any help will be appreciated.

DATE: Wed Oct 7 06:28:22 1998
NAME: Karen Ross
QRYTEXT: CHADWICK, James Andrew and wife Liza Jane nee LOUDEN owned much of Montague County at one time. Their daughter Ida Creora CHADWICK married Martin Luther ROSS about 1880 or 1881 in Montague County. They farmed in Bowie where their four children were born. Children were James Melvin "Mel", John Wesley, Sterling Andrew "Dude", and Amanda Maude who married Robert Elunzo GURLEY. John Wesley married Mammie WADEL and had Homer, Eula, Dorothy, and Olga. I would like to contact anyone with any information about these people.

DATE: Wed Oct 7 13:18:34 1998
NAME: J.Lynn Johnson
NOTE: 644 Bellview Rd. Colquitt, Ga. 31737
QRYTEXT: I am in posession of the family Bible of CHARLIE JOHNSON and his wife EULA MARTIN, who were married in Bowie in 1899. Also there are some pictures of the Martin family that I have no interest in. If there are any decendants of E.A. MARTIN still in Montague Co. I would be glad to share these with them. Charlie's father CLARK L. JOHNSON may haveleft some grown children in Montague when they moved on to Donley Co. His wife LAVINA YOUNG had some older children by a Mr. YOUNG when they moved there from Mo.Any help as to what was Lavina's maiden name was would be appreciated. J.Lynn Johnson Colquitt, Ga.

DATE: Wed Oct 7 14:52:43 1998
NAME: Jim Hicks
QRYTEXT: Need names of parents of J. Paul Hicks, b. St. Jo Montague Co. 8/2/10.

DATE: Tue Oct 6 06:26:22 1998
NAME: Tonya Hettler
NOTE: Route 7 Box 269 Lubbock, TX 79401
QRYTEXT: Looking for any information on the above surnames. Most specifically, Willie Mae MC HAM 01/10/1894-12/11/1957. Her mother was a YOUNG. She married William Orville GROSS 12/15/1912. He died 06/29/1942 and she married a man named WEAVER. Any information will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!

DATE: Tue Oct 6 13:31:02 1998
NAME: wesley murphey
NOTE: 1804 w crescent dr odessa,tx 79761-1566

DATE: Mon Oct 5 17:40:43 1998
NAME: Nila Sizemore
NOTE: P.O. Bos 494 Pea Ridge, Ar. 72751
QRYTEXT: Am looking for any information on LETTA/LETTIE/LETTY ANDERSON. Believe to had gone to Montague Co. Texas with other women from Benton Co. Ar. during Civil War she was in Benton Co. 1860 census but have been unable to find anything on her since. It is our believe she may have stay in Texas may have even remarried. We know one of her son spent about 2 years in Montague Co. in 1875 & 1876. If anyone can help will be much appreciated. Thank You,

DATE: Sun Oct 4 17:11:10 1998
NAME: Janice Hughes
NOTE: 12848 S. Osage Amarillo,Texas 79118-4330
QRYTEXT: Searching for information on the family of Lena Mae COKER born 1877 died July 4, 1904 in Illinois Bend, Montague County, Texas. Lena married Frank BEARD on July 24,1898 in Cooke Co.Texas.They were parents of 2 daughters, Florence and Mollie. Florence died as a young child, Mollie was raised by the Harkins family in Coal County,Okla.,until her grandfather COKER found her and brought her back to Montague Co.Tex. Mollie married Harry Barnes on Feb 2, 1920 in Cooke Co,Tex.

DATE: Thu Oct 1 08:23:13 1998
NAME: James R McKenzie Jr
NOTE: 4365 Wedgworth Ct Fort Worth, TX 76133
QRYTEXT: Looking for info on Rev Samuel Harrison LANCASTER, father of Bertie Elmore LANCASTER (aka Burt). Samuel Harrison LANCASTER was born in 1843, and died in 1921 in Bowie, Montague, TX. His wife was Mary Elizabeth Harrison, born 1851, died 1931 in Bowie, Montague, TX.

DATE: Thu Oct 1 21:32:34 1998
NAME: Bonita Hillmer
QRYTEXT: Seeking any information on Albert Doyle WALL who died Aug 23, 1936 in Montague County, TX.

DATE: Wed Sep 30 12:26:13 1998
NAME: L. La Force Roberson
NOTE: 34377 Edgar Kennedy Rd. Pearl River, LA 70452
SURNAMES: La Force / Le Force
QRYTEXT: Looking for any descendants of Rene La Force of Virginia.

DATE: Mon Sep 28 08:42:49 1998
NAME: Eloise Oster
NOTE: P.O. Box 201 Christmas Valley, Oregon 97641
QRYTEXT: George & Elizabeth BROWN b: in Mo. in 1850. children: Phere 1837 Mo. Rebecca b:1839 Mo. Jesse b:1841 Mo.Minta b:184? Mo. Mary b:1843 Mo. Josiah b:1845 Mo. Sarah b:1847 Mo. Elizabeth b:1849 Mo. GW b:1852 Mo. Andrew b:1854 Mo. Lucinda b:1858 Tx. The BROWNs were in Sherman, Grayson Co.Tx. on th 1860-70 census. They were in Montague Co. by Oct 30,1870 & on the 1880 census in Montague Co. Tx. George was 66 & Elizabeth 61, on the 1880 census they had granddaughters living with them, Martha Shockley Hardester age 20 & Margaret BROWN age 12. Would like to hear from anyone that has information on this family

DATE: Mon Sep 28 14:21:30 1998
NAME: Becky Bowen
NOTE: 2373 Kenilworth Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90039
QRYTEXT: Am seeking information about Brewer family. My grandmother, Willie Louise Brewer, married Will Trail, of Kaufman County in April 1909. Would like to find out something about her parents, Mattie Alice Brewer 1868-1938 and William James Brewer 1866-1938. Many thanks.

DATE: Sun Sep 27 16:29:06 1998
NAME: Janice Law Murraine
NOTE: P> O> Box 3399 Page, Az 86040
QRYTEXT: I an seeking information on the family of my Great Grandfather James Willis Law . He was b.9/15/1849. I would like to know birth place and if he had siblings. I would also like information on his first wife Mary Eliza Burton who died July 16?? Denver , Montague Co. Tx Their children were Katherine June Law, John Thomas Law B. 1/28/1876, and William Henry b. July 16, 1878? in near Sunset Montague Co. TX. Any information any can give me will be greatly appreciated.

DATE: Sat Sep 26 11:34:05 1998
NAME: Jan Gray
QRYTEXT: William James Sparks Sr. was born September 19, 1831. He married Mary A. Herrod Speares, born November 23, 1840, in Titus County, Texas on October 29, 1865. Mary Herrod Spears was the widow of John Speares and the mother of Emma Speares. In 1873 the second son of William and Mary, John Henry Sparks, was buried at Cypress Church. Allison W. Sparks, their third son was buried at Jefferson, Texas in 1874. They later settled in Montague County, Texas where William became a Judge and where later his son, Nathan (Nate) would become Constable and Sheriff. After the death of William Sparks, Mary married G.D. Blalock on August 19, 1900. We are also researching A.W. Sparks (Allison Woodville), U.A. Sparks, Judith S. Herrod and William C. Sparks.

DATE: Sat Sep 26 22:51:43 1998
NAME: Faye(mansfield) Tucker
NOTE: 116 Vista Del Sol Belen, NM 87002
QRYTEXT: George W. MANSFIELD b-1850 in TX sp-Mollie C. b-1841 in TN. had 8 children in Jack Co. Tx. Owned ranch land in Jack, Montague, & Wise Cos. Mary, Matty, Dora & William lived on the ranch property all their lives. Any data on George prior to arriving in Jack co., is needed in this search, (parents, place of birth etc.)

DATE: Fri Sep 25 11:22:08 1998
NAME: Richard Sharp
EMAIL: rsharp@cp-
SURNAMES: Carleton
QRYTEXT: I am researching my great grandfather William Thom Carleton and find where his father George W Carleton bought land in Montague county. If anyone is familiar with these names or has acess to materials with info on these persons I would appreciate the help. Richard Sharp

DATE: Mon Sep 21 17:23:48 1998
NAME: Carl F. Brashar
NOTE: 1275 S.E. Carl Pickel Dr. Port Orchard, WA. 98366
QRYTEXT: Need to know if Ivan died in Sunset, Tx., and is buried in Sunset, TX. Birthdate: February 2, 1917, Hollis, OK., reported died Dec. 7, 1941 Father: Henry V. Brashar. Mother: Olivia Alice Brashar. Grandparents: Elijah and Rebecca (Cornelison) Brashar. Believe to have died from TB. Any information about Ivan is appreciated.

DATE: Mon Sep 21 14:25:17 1998
NAME: Frank Covey
NOTE: 210 Polaris Circle,Merlin, Or. 97532
QRYTEXT: William C Mayfield, Montague County 1876

DATE: Mon Sep 21 04:12:21 1998
NAME: Judd Eschliman
NOTE: 501 Deerfield Dr. Murfreesboro, TN 37129
QRYTEXT: Searching for infomation on Ettie May LAMBERT (5 Sep 1878 - 23 Jun 1939 Parker Co., TX) married 1 Jun 1898 Montague Co., TX to John Amos GILLEY (22 May 1871 AR - 7 Jan 1957 Parker Co., TX)

DATE: Fri Sep 18 05:58:10 1998
NAME: Candace Davis
SURNAMES: Kuykendall
QRYTEXT: I am looking for anything that has Kuykendall's so if you can please help me out I would appreciate it

DATE: Thu Sep 17 15:44:20 1998
NAME: Debbie Oxford Long
NOTE: 13411 - 12th Ave Hanford, Ca. 93230
QRYTEXT: Looking for all information on OXFORD, my gGranfather George Washington OXFORD was born in Montague County 08 Sept. 1883 His fathers name was John Collins OXFORD b 1849. I have not been able to find out where John Collins OXFORD came from or who his parents were. Any information would be appricated. Debbie Oxford Long

DATE: Tue Sep 15 06:12:21 1998
NAME: John Voss
NOTE: 15835 Manor Square Dr. Houston, Tx 77062
QRYTEXT: Looking for information on Lucius Polk Voss and Lucy A. Voss who lived in Nocona, Montague County, Texas in 1899.

DATE: Mon Sep 14 06:53:23 1998
NAME: Arthur Parkhill
NOTE: 1409 W. Moore Terrell, Texas 75160
QRYTEXT: Any information you may have on AJ Parkhill. I know that he is buried in the McCraken cememtary. But that is about all I know. Is there any other family buried around? Do you have any additional info on him? He was killed in an Indian raid along with the FItzpatricks. I believe.

DATE: Mon Sep 14 10:45:45 1998
NAME: Jacque Sprague
NOTE: 4001 Tallyho Dr. Sacramento, CA 95826
QRYTEXT: My grandfather, Claud Jackson REEVES lived in Montague County until he died in November of 1970. I do know he had one sister named Vashti BRANT and another listed as Mrs. John LEE when he was buried. He is buried in TAGE cemetery. Can someone tell me how to get a photo of his headstone? Is there anyone who knew of him? Thanks much

DATE: Sun Sep 13 15:07:21 1998
NAME: jason brown

DATE: Sat Sep 12 14:31:33 1998
NOTE: 2724 El Tivoli Dr Dallas, TX 75211
QRYTEXT: Am searching for 'Scribner GAMIGE (that is what it looks like on census) b. TX ca 1883. He was a nephew of Henry A BLAIN wed to Nancy WOMBLE. Henry and Nancy lived in Montague Co so figured he might be from there also. Any info on any of these people will be most appreciated. Thanks.

DATE: Sat Sep 12 08:08:17 1998
NAME: Candace Gregory
NOTE: 44848 Dapple Grey Lane Ahwahnee, CA 93601
QRYTEXT: Alexander A. GREGORY left Missouri on a fast horse for Texas. He married Sarah (Mary) SMITH, probably around Breckingridge, TX 1875 or so. They ended up owning land near Montague. The SMITH line was supposedly Indian. Their children were William F. (b1877), Marshall Albert (b1979), Francis (Fannie) (b1881), James Wade (b1882), and Charles Columbus (b1887). Alexander was supposedly shot and killed over a fenceline dispute and his wife died of a fever. I figure this would have occurred around 1886- 1888. I would love to find out details about thier deaths and where they are buried. Can anyone help us with this mystery??

DATE: Tue Sep 8 22:19:27 1998
NAME: Jackie Ashley PACE
NOTE: 2206 John Street Pasadena, TX 77502
QRYTEXT: Levin Larkin CLARK (1811 Butler Co, OH -1882-1883 Ringold, Montague Co, TX) & 2nd wife Martha A. Jeanette Merritt KAST (b 1837 Medina Co, OH - d aft 1910 Montague Co, TX)m: 12 Jan 1852 Crawford Co, WI - Children: John Aydelott (1853 WI m.prob in Jack Co, to Mary R. b 1859; Levin Chauncy (b 1855 MO, m. Laura b 1863 TX); George Wesley (b abt 1858 MO): Henry Calvin (b 1860 TX) m. 2nd Mary Ellen HAYMAN b Jul 1870 TX; Sarah Matilda (b 1862 Grayson Co, TX - d 1950 Washita Co, OK, m. 27 Sep 1881 Montague Co, TX to David Crockett Huff LANE (b 1858 McMinn Co, TN; Thomas J.(b 1865 TX); Susanna E.(b 1868 TX); James(1872-1872 TX; Nancy Belle (b 1875 TX); Charles W.(b 1878 TX). Seek other seekers

DATE: Tue Sep 8 14:43:39 1998
NAME: James E. Collins
NOTE: James E. Collins P.O. Box 303 Angleton, Texas 77516-0303
QRYTEXT: My great-great grandfather lived in Montague county for some time. His name was John Malone Harrison, but most of the census reports say Malone Harrison. He had a wife named Suzannah Telitha Knox Harrison; she died young. His children included: Lula Harrison Hill Mary Naomi Harrison Haralson George Harrison Jemima Harrison They lived in Montague County from the 1870's till about the 1930's. I you have any information about them please e-mail me. Sincerly, James Collins

DATE: Sat Sep 5 09:20:46 1998
NAME: Travette Jarma
NOTE: Rt 1 Box 342 Cameron, Tx 76520
QRYTEXT: I am looking for any information on my gg grandfather Marshall Anderson Baker b. June 2, 1844 d. May 22, 1903(8). He is buried at the Longbranch Cemetary in Montague County. He was married to Winnie Elvira Barnett. He was the preacher at the Longbranch Church of Christ. Will gladly share info I have on this line of Baker's.

DATE: Sat Sep 5 22:06:30 1998
NAME: Laura Montel
NOTE: 248 Davie Drive Security, Colorado 80911
QRYTEXT: Looking for more information on Ora E. Bray who was a native of Bonita, Montague Co., Tx. She had 4 sons, Warren, Goodwin, Frank and W.A. Bray, a daughter, Maxine Steele. I need to know if there was any relation to Maud Bray who married Burt COCKERHAM

DATE: Thu Sep 3 09:52:18 1998
NAME: Charles Stamps
NOTE: 7032 Edgewater Tr. Ft. Worth TX 76135
QRYTEXT: Seeking descendents, relatives or anyone with knowledge of Dr. Samuel A. Allen b. MS Nov.2, 1839 - d. Spanish Fort July 9, 1899 (buried in old Spanish Fort Cemetary). Wife Eliz Jane LaForce. Children; Luana b. 1864, Saml. M. b. 1867, Mary Jane b. 1869, Wm. A. b. 1872, Lilly b. 1877 & Katy b. 1879.

DATE: Wed Sep 2 15:23:03 1998
NAME: Louis Taunton
NOTE: P. O. Box 400, Louisville, MS 39339
QRYTEXT: Searching for information on William A. VOWELL who was approved for a Confederate Pension on 2 Oct 1899 in Montaque County. The physician who signed the affidavit for William VOWELL was Dr. G (or J.) L. VOWELL. Can someone look at the 1900 Census of Montaque County and tell me anything about these VOWELLS. Are there VOWELLS in Montaque County today. Any help would be appreciated. Have much VOWELL information and will gladly share. Thank you so much. LT

DATE: Mon Aug 31 20:07:53 1998
NAME: M'Lou Bell
EMAIL: mbell@selmanmunson
NOTE: 5520 Van Winkle Lane Austin Texas 78739
QRYTEXT: WEBB, NANCY (born Texas 8-19-1861 or 1863; died early 1900's in Montague County), buried in Mt. Tabor Cemetery w/husband, James Bell. Parents from Missouri, but names unknown. May have been relative of John Webb, James Stapp and/or Cerena Stapp. Any info appreciated, particularly regarding parents/siblings. Reply to (NOTE: This query replaces earlier queries re the same person and contains more accurate information re Ms. Webb's birth and death dates and where her parents came from.)

DATE: Sat Aug 29 01:42:59 1998
NAME: Sara Tarpley
NOTE: 2814 Oakland Ave. Nashville, TN 37212
QRYTEXT: Seeking information on James R. BAGGETT, born about 1825 in TN. Married 30 December 1841 in Williamson County, IL, to Mary Ann BIGGS born about 1826 in IL. In 1850 they were living in Williamson Co., IL; in 1870, they were living in Montague Co., TX. Their children included Lidia C.born abt 1843 in IL; Sarah Elizabeth, born 22 September, 1844 in Williamson County, Illinois, died 20 May, 1940 in Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, married Abraham Boiler ALLEN 11 April, 1861 in Texas; Vanica (?) I., born abt. 1847 in IL; Mary A., born abt. 1849 in IL; William born abt. 1852 in IL; James M., born abt. 1856 in IL; Clarinda , born abt. 1857 in IL; Dora , born abt. 1859 in TX; Emma, born abt. 1863 in TX, married ? MOON; Franklin , born abt. 1867 in TX; Hilliard , born August 1869 in TX. They may have had other children as I could not find the census record for this family in 1860. Any information appreciated.

DATE: Fri Aug 28 16:16:19 1998
NAME: Tonya Spencer
NOTE: P.O.Box 64 Emory,Texas75440
QRYTEXT: Robert F. DoB November 16,1875

DATE: Sun Aug 23 21:52:31 1998
NAME: Lenora M. Martin
NOTE: P O Box 1871 Jena LA 71342-1871
QRYTEXT: Seeking info on family of Jim RATLIFF/RATCLIFF and Mary Evalena WALKER who went to Monteque, TX probably in late 1800's. Children: Ada, Ida, Minnie Lee, Mary Evalena, Anna Belle, David, and Henry. Mary E. Walker RATLIFF/RATCLIFF was b. 31 May 1856 in Winn(or Jackson) Parish LA, d/o of Daniel Anderson WALKER and Mary CROCKER. Married in LA, no date.

DATE: Fri Aug 21 15:35:20 1998
NAME: Rose Parks
NOTE: Rt. 1 Box 119-B Avery, Texas 75554
QRYTEXT: Am searching for descendants of the Samuel H. CARTER listed on 1900 Montague Co. census, says his wife is dead and has two sons Elza D. and Dudley ages 13 and 8. Believe him to be the son of William CARTER and Marcella WIGGINS married in 1854 in Cherokee Co. Tx Marcia/Marcella and children were in Palo Pinto Co. Tx 1880. No other info on CARTER family but lots on WIGGINS.

DATE: Fri Aug 21 15:37:13 1998
NAME: Nancy McAlister
NOTE: 705 S. Colgate Perryton, Texas 79070-3434
QRYTEXT: Am searching for descendants of Jarels, Giles, Jarrell or Jerrel McDonald. His wife was Mary Green McDonald and is buried in the McDonald Cemetery north of Bowie. They were my great- great grandparents. Their son, Cash was the father of my grandmother, Minnie McDonald Van Vacter. I find them all buried in the McDonald Cemetery except Jarels. Any help would be appre- ciated. Thanks....Nancy

DATE: Thu Aug 20 18:34:57 1998
NAME: Billy Jones
NOTE: P.O. Box 684 Edgewood, tx. 75117
QRYTEXT: I am seeking information about H.C. Turner and his wife,name unknown. He died in Montague Co., his will was in probate probably in 1921.This information from probate records in Kaufman Co., Tx.,dated 2nd December 1921. A daughter Etna(?) bama turner, b. app. 1883& m. W.W. McIntire or McIntyre, date unk. This marriage produced four children. H.C. Turner may have had a son, Arthur Turner, b. app. 1876. Arthur and the McIntires lived in clay county next door according to the 1910 census. Etna died in 1912 and possible buried in Ringold, Tx. Any information appreciated.

DATE: Sun Aug 16 17:05:09 1998
NAME: Jessie Norris Panks
NOTE: 226 Pearl Drive Grants Pass, Oregon 97527
QRYTEXT: NORRIS I am looking for information on the Norris Family who lived in Illinois Bend in the early 1900's. Oscar Norris born 1882, wife Nancy born 1883, their children: Nora Born 1904 in Texas Willie Lee born 1907 in Texas Houston born 1910 in Texas Elio/Elias born 1913 in Texas Audrey born 1915 in Texas Archa born 1917 in Texas Brief History: Oscar Norris born to James Henry and Margaret Hogan Norris in Ark. Oscar's mother died and James Henry Norris married Ellie Tinker. Oscar married Nancy (Unknown), they lived in Cooke County, Texas in 1910, then moved to Illinois Bend Montague County, Texas. Oscar died from complications of pneumonia at the age of 36 in 1918. Oscar is buried in Illinois Bend, Texas Cemetery. On the 1920 census, Nancy and children are found in Illinois Bend, Texas. No one knows what might have happend to the family, but rumour is that Oscar's family moved near Pampa, Texas. Oscar was the first born of 18 children. Any information would be helpful! Jessie Norris Panks

DATE: Thu Aug 13 08:33:23 1998
NAME: Don Segler
NOTE: 9704 s morgan rd mustang ok. 73064

DATE: Tue Aug 11 11:52:25 1998
NAME: Loyd Woods
NOTE: P.O. Box 1049 Rush Springs, Okla 73082-1049
QRYTEXT: Seeking info on John VANCE b 1847 Missouri d 1891/1900 Marlow Grove, I.T. John was son of David Vance and Mary (Warwick) Freeman and was raised in Montague Co. John married Nancy Narcissus TAYLOR, daughter of F.E. Taylor. John also had sister,Laura,who married James P. Harry 1869, Montague County. Thanks for any help. Loyd Woods

DATE: Tue Aug 11 12:12:40 1998
NAME: Rebeca Carter
EMAIL: rebeca_carter@hcjpd.
NOTE: 1938 Garden Road #288 Pearland TX 77581
QRYTEXT: I am looking for the marriage record (or any records) of Marion Ellis Simpson and Laura Kelly. They had a son named William Timmons Simpson who was born in Montague County, Texas on June 25, 1880. I would also like his birth record or information on how to get it.

DATE: Mon Aug 10 15:33:58 1998
NAME: Richard Rowan
NOTE: P.O. Box 7907 Midland, Tx 79708
QRYTEXT: George W. Rowan m. Mary Elizabeth Hayes in Montague Co, TX abt 1884. F. was Richard E. Hayes, b. England; M. was Mary Watts. Will exchange information..

DATE: Sat Aug 8 14:18:40 1998
NOTE: 7737 Vineyards Lane #B102 Bremerton, WA 98311
QRYTEXT: Looking for Anyone from the Rich family, have Ollie Rich Born in Montaque Co, TX 10/25/1899. Parents are Edward C. Rich born: 12/19/1863 in Lincoln Co, Tenn, and Mary Emiline Emma Taylor I am stuck at Edward C. Rich, can not find any information on him.

DATE: Wed Aug 5 15:11:25 1998
NAME: Jim Young
NOTE: Jim Young RR 3, Box 329-A McAlester, OK 74501
QRYTEXT: I would like to exchange information with any descendant of Samuel Rankin RICHARDSON, born on 29 Jun 1834 in OH and died on 30 Sep 1902 in Montague Co, TX. He married Emily T. PITCOCK on 23 May 1859 in Williamson Co., IL. She died on 24 Mar 1883 in Montague, Montague Co., TX. They had the following children: Ivea J; John Samuel; Orpha Ann; Sylvester S. "Ves"; George Henry; Eunice M; Margaret Erina; and, Greenberry P. Samuel Rankin RICHARDSON married Francine L "Fannie" MORELAND on 19 Jun 1884 in Sunset, Montague Co., TX. They had the following children: James Davis; Thomas Benjamin; Francis M; and, William R.

DATE: Sat Aug 1 17:49:09 1998
NAME: Bell, M'lou
NOTE: 5520 Van Winkle Lane Austin, Texas 78739
QRYTEXT: Need info re JAMES M. BELL, b 10-1852 (AL?) d 1929 in Montague Co., and his wife NANCY WEBB (B GA 1858?) who predeceased him in same county. Believed to be buried in Mt. Tabor, but info. is not available on line. Also interested in learning identity of James' second wife. ANY INFO/DATES APPRECIATED.

DATE: Sat Aug 1 18:06:00 1998
NAME: Marylee W. Knight
NOTE: PO Box 314 Beckville TX 75631
QRYTEXT: On the list of original land grants in Montague County I noted the following entries: S.H. MITCHELL (Abstract # 552), Thomas MITCHELL (Abstract # 535) and Nancy M. MITCHELL (Abstract # 562). I would like to contact anyone researching one or all of these individuals to see if they are part of the family of Thomas MITCHELL and Elizabeth (RUFF) MITCHELL in Jonesboro, Clayton Co GA.

DATE: Fri Jul 31 09:16:09 1998
NAME: Loyette Buffum
EMAIL: rbuffum@sfths.sft434.k12.
QRYTEXT: PITCOCK, STEPHENS AARON Montague, Texas August 20, 1882

DATE: Wed Jul 29 06:11:00 1998
NAME: Karen Ross
NOTE: 101 First Street, Apt.#3 Bangor, ME 04401
QRYTEXT: ROSS, Martin Luther married Ida May CHADWICK. Children: James Melvin born in Bowie, TX, Sterling born in 1889, John who worked on the railroad, Buster and other half brothers and sisters from other marriages and liasons. Also YEARWOOD, David and Ethel Beulah. Ida May ROSS married David YEARWOOD after seperating from Martin Luther ROSS. If you know anything, please contact me.

DATE: Tue Jul 28 19:01:24 1998
NAME: cajun blue
QRYTEXT: I am researching the REAVES/REEVES GREGORY Fenton Monroe REAVES Carl Leslie REAVES Bessie emma Gregory/REAVES Lula PRICE/REAVES Pinkard GREGORY Rachel GREGORY

DATE: Mon Jul 27 20:53:18 1998
NAME: Mike Morgan
NOTE: P.O. Box 24414 Nashville, TN 37202
QRYTEXT: Searching for the burial place of Joshua Dean who lived in the Saint Jo community of Montague County until his death on 3/8/1892. He was survived by a wife Mary A. Dean and a son Henry, per Mary's Confederate pension request in 1900

DATE: Fri Jul 24 17:56:04 1998
NAME: Glenda Wallis
NOTE: 1109 SW 2nd Wilson, Ok. 73463-2840
QRYTEXT: Looking for the descendants of Clara KEENAN MORELAND, James (aka Jim) KEENAN, Elizabeth (aka Betty) KEENAN. They were listed on the 1880 Montague Co., Texas census. They are the children of John and Cynthia KEENAN. Their siblings were William, Walter and Aron KEENAN. Clara was listed in the obituary of her brother Walter as living in Oklahoma City, Ok. in 1943. Trying to find any descendants of these three siblings.

DATE: Wed Jul 22 18:16:37 1998
NAME: Margaret Lasater
NOTE: P.O. Box 2908 College Station, Texas 77841
QRYTEXT: Looking for any information on Rebecca HENDERSON, died after 1892, married to James GIBSON (died before 1892) who resided in Montague Co.

DATE: Mon Jul 20 17:53:15 1998
NOTE: 2637 saratoga ct. merced,calif.95340

DATE: Fri Jul 17 13:14:36 1998
NAME: Ross Fryer,jr.
NOTE: 6014 Caldwell, Waco,TX 76710
QRYTEXT: Need any information concerning Francis Marian Burnett and his wife Mary Elizabeth. her sur name is unknown. Also Milton Fryer and his family who are buried on their old farm outside of Sunset. Thank you for your help. Ross B. Fryer,jr.

DATE: Wed Jul 15 16:45:25 1998
NAME: Norma Karter
NOTE: Oklahoma City
QRYTEXT: Looking for descendants of Thomas B. SHAW and Clarissa KENNEDY. They moved to Montague Co sometime before 1900. They are borth buried in Brushy Cemetery near Bowie. Children: Mary A. Shaw b. 1874 d. 1903 m. W. S. WOODS; Jane "Betty" Shaw b. 1876 m. Frank TUCKER; James Shaw b. 1877; Thomas A. Shaw b. 1879 d. 1957 m. Eula McGEE; John Shaw b. 1881 d. 1950; Quincy Shaw b. 1883; Hattie Bell Shaw m. R.D. DUNHAM; Hauty Shaw b. 1887 d. 1970 Ben Frank Shaw b. 1892 d. 1975 m. Mattie GILMORE (Their daughter Cap Shaw b. 1926 m. Cullen PHAGAN); Pearl Shaw b. 1892 d. 1978 m. Bud PRESTWOOD

DATE: Wed Jul 15 16:48:25 1998
NAME: Norma Karter
NOTE: Oklahoma City
QRYTEXT: Looking for descendants of John Lewis Monroe BROWN b. 1872 d. 1954 in Ringgold, Montague Co. and Alice Victoria FLETCHER b. 1883 d. 1951 in Ringgold. They had the following children: Hal Roe Brown b. 1915; Rose Marie Brown b. 1917; Thelma Eunice Brown b. 1918; Leona Pearl Brown b. 1920; and William Fletcher Brown b. 1922.

DATE: Wed Jul 15 18:41:26 1998
NOTE: P.O. BOX 726 BURLEY, WA. 98322-0726
QRYTEXT: Need to know if he died in Sunset, Tx., and is buried in Sunset, Tx. Birthdate Feb. 2, 1917 in Hollis, Ok. Reported died Sunset, Tx. Dec. 7, 1941. Father's name: Henry V. Brashar, Mother's name: Olivia Alice (Crow) Brashar. Grandfather: Elijah Brashar, Grandmother:Rebecca (Cornelison) Brashar. IVAN BRASHAR is believed to have died of T.B.

DATE: Sun Jul 12 13:14:18 1998
NAME: M. Bell
NOTE: 5520 Van Winkle Lane Austin, Texas 78739
QRYTEXT: Seeking info. re Nancy WEBB, reportedly from Georgia, married James M. BELL (b 1852 Alabama) and lived in Montague County by 1870's. Died prior to death of James (d 1929).

DATE: Sun Jul 12 13:15:37 1998
NAME: Sheri Hammons
NOTE: P.O. Box 567 Fort Cobb, OK 73038
QRYTEXT: I'm looking for information on Nancy Rebecca NORRIS, b ca 1855 somewhere in TX, d. 4 Mar 1900, Montague Co. TX. Her Husband was James W. WATSON and they were married in 1873 in Hunt Co. according to my records. Her parents names may be John Y(?) and Christiline(?). Nancy had a son named James Oliver WATSON who married Elizer Francis JACKSON. They married in Jack Co. I know that at least one child, Ruby, was buried in Montague Co. TX. If you can help add and fill in the blanks to this family line, I would appreciate it.

DATE: Sun Jul 12 13:17:01 1998
NAME: Sheri Hammons
NOTE: P.O. Box 567 Fort Cobb, OK 73038
QRYTEXT: I'm looking for information on Nancy Rebecca NORRIS, b ca 1855 somewhere in TX, d. 4 Mar 1900, Montague Co. TX. Her Husband was James W. WATSON and they were married in 1873 in Hunt Co. according to my records. Her parent's names may be John Y(?) and Christiline(?). Nancy had a son named James Oliver WATSON who married Elizer Francis JACKSON. They married in Jack Co. I know that at least one child, Ruby, was born in Montague Co. TX. If you can help add and fill in the blanks to this family line, I would appreciate it.

DATE: Fri Jul 10 16:43:47 1998
NAME: Acy McGehee
NOTE: P.O. Box 117 Godley, Texas 76044
QRYTEXT: I am seeking information on the Morris family. Francis Marion Morris, my g-grandfather, was born in Montague County 7/10/1861. Father was Austin J. Morriss (12/24/1820 - 8/16/1883), mother was Lee Ann Zeaner (12/11/1838 - 8/4/1901). It is believed that most of the Morris family left Montague County during an indian uprising and went to Bosque County. Frances M. and wife Mildred Pryor Womack are both buried in the Morgan cemetery in Bosque County, Texas.

DATE: Thu Jul 9 05:33:26 1998
NAME: Jan Morris
NOTE: 3361 Wilderness Dr Powder Springs, GA 30127
QRYTEXT: I'm looking for any information on my great- grandfather's twin, Elisha Green BIVENS. He moved to Texas shortly after the Civil War, probably 1865-1870. Have a letter postmarked Montague County in 1910. He died around 1924-1925 (born 1830-1832). That's all the info I have. May have had siblings with him when he went to Texas. Thanks for any help. I'm trying to solve the mystery of why the twins split up.

DATE: Thu Jul 9 15:11:48 1998
NAME: Tammy Tucker
NOTE: 803 SW 1st Wilson, OK 73463
QRYTEXT: I'm looking for the family of Roy Tucker. He died 1966-1967 in the St. Jo or Nacona Texas area. I know he had one son that lived in this area and his name was Bert Tucker. He also died in this area 11/6/1995. Anyone with info please contact me.

DATE: Wed Jul 8 13:23:01 1998
NAME: channing Graft
NOTE: 3 tipton pl Clinton OK 73601
QRYTEXT: J.B. Graft and Mary Belle Graft

DATE: Mon Jul 6 08:20:15 1998
NAME: Judy Seay
NOTE: 1320 shores Blvd. Rockwall TX.75087
QRYTEXT: Searching for more information on Thomas J. Perry, born 1852 in TX. Died 1917 in Montague co. TX. Buried in Robinson cemetary near Nocona TX. Married Margret Craddock and Mary Cole Hamilton( m-1897 in Montague co). Mary Cole Hamilton is also buried in the Robinson cemetary. Children listed as living with Thomas and Mary on the 1900 census included:Joe Perry 1875, Fronnie 1883, Edward ( William Edward)1885 and Louise 1889.

DATE: Sun Jul 5 18:37:08 1998
NAME: Joyce Gore Locke
NOTE: P.O. Box 474,Portales,NM 88130
QRYTEXT: Searching for William Newton 'Newt' HUDDLESTON and wife Ellen (Gore) HUDDLESTON. If anyone has a listing for the Symnra Cemetery outside of Sunset, Montague, TX, I would certainly appreciate a lookup. Thanks for any help!

DATE: Sat Jul 4 10:53:52 1998
NOTE: 505 N. Elkhart Ave. Lubbock, TX 79416
QRYTEXT: Looking for any information on JAMES OTTO HARRISON who married DONA LEE WEED in 1918 or 1919. They had one child, a daughter, EVA OLIVIA HARRISON.

DATE: Fri Jul 3 22:02:54 1998
NAME: Rosa Mohtasham
NOTE: 203 Water St. Whitesboro, Texas 76273
QRYTEXT: Looking for descendents of H.E. Green from Nocona, Texas. Known children were Woodrow, John, Udell, William, Sam, Greather Lucille, Mary, Callie Gladys????????? Humphrey Edward GREEN was the son of William Newton Green and Mary Elizabeth FARR from Paulding County, Georgia.

DATE: Fri Jul 3 20:55:27 1998
NAME: Terrell Hinton
NOTE: 2625 San Carlos Odessa Texas 79763
QRYTEXT: Searching for any information available regarding a Pearl Mendenhall who was married to an Ed Hinton who had at least one son named Clifford Albert Hinton.

DATE: Fri Jul 3 07:14:09 1998
NAME: Sandra Stephens
NOTE: 425 Flagstone Dr. Burleson, TX 76028
QRYTEXT: Seeking information on MASONER family, father Henry, mother Lucinda, moved to Montague Co. abt. 1860, children, Thomas Jefferson, Elizabeth, George, James (Henry) and John Wesley. Also, seeking information on Wm. McDonald, wife Drucilla, children Rebecca, David C., Micajah, Jasper, Elizabeth, possibly Catherine and Henry. May have moved to Montague Co. abt. 1860.

DATE: Thu Jul 2 19:56:21 1998
NAME: Harold Bowerman
NOTE: 7417 Nw 5th Terrace Oklahoma City, Ok 73127
QRYTEXT: William L LAMKIN, wife Lennie D Bowerman William Roy Taylor, wife Lottie L Bowerman James Levin Bowerman Any help appreciated. Harold Bowerman

DATE: Tue Jun 30 17:48:24 1998
NAME: Paula (Graft) Harman
NOTE: 11504 Darlington Road Calumet, OK 73014
QRYTEXT: I am seeking information on my great-great grandfather, John B. GRAFT.(dob approx. 1825)(dod approx. 1873 in St. Jo) He married the widow of J.W. WOMBLE, Mary Belle (Allen) Womble, around 1864 in St. Jo, TX. She was originally from Kentucky. Family "legend" says that John B.changed his name to GRAFT at some point in his life. My great grandfather Charles B. GRAFT, said that no one needed to know about it, so the former name and reasons are buried with him. John B.and Mary Belle had 3 other sons; Richard B. (dob around 1864), and a set of twins, one that died in infancy, and the other around age 2. Mary Belle, Charley and Richard moved to western Oklahoma around 1893-94. Any information would be greatly appreciated!! Thank you!

DATE: Mon Jun 29 17:02:41 1998
NAME: Carolyn Bridges
NOTE: 3003 Millbridge Drive, San Ramon, CA 94583
QRYTEXT: Seeking descendents of AMANDA AND GEORGE BUTLER from St.JO. I have information about the family and would like to share with other descendents.....These two are directly related to my gg grandfather THOMAS JEFFERSON BAKER, of the same area. Amanda Mother and Thomas' mother were sisters. Please contact me, lets share info. Carolyn Amant Bridges

DATE: Wed Jun 24 12:10:57 1998
NAME: M.C. Shumate
NOTE: 15001 Cemetery Rd. Noble, OK 73068
QRYTEXT: Marriage Records for: SPENCE: Margaret "Maggie m. R. McQuaig 1880-1896 Allison "Maggie" m. ___Manning 1890 Susan m. John Foster 1890-1900

DATE: Wed Jun 24 19:22:49 1998
NAME: Barbara McBridde
NOTE: 3812 Booth Calloway #904 Richland Hills, Tx 76118
QRYTEXT: Seeking info. on the John L. LEEPER. I found him in the 1900 census. He was married wife Annie , Daughter Mattie son Albert.Rosa Walden lived with them, she was my husband's ggrandmother. Thank you.

DATE: Fri Jun 19 11:30:10 1998
NAME: adrienne deputy
NOTE: 10611 idlebrook houston, texas, 77070 (281)955-5239
QRYTEXT: I am trying to trace my family. My great grandfather was born in Montague County. February 11, 1912. His name is Herrald Clifford Boyd. He had a twin brother, James Terrall Boyd. Their parents were Brack Boyd and Eula Sloan-Boyd. Their paternal grandmother was a Gardenheir(Gardenhere); I don't know anything about her. I do know Brack and Eula Boyd moved to Harmon County, Oklahoma at some point.

DATE: Fri Jun 19 20:48:47 1998
NAME: Debra Spearman
NOTE: 1716 Coral Rock Ct. Irving, TX 75060
QRYTEXT: Walter Samuel SPEARMAN was born 6-26-1883 or 1884 in Bowie, Montague Co. TX. Who were his parents? Did he have any siblings? He is listed in 1920 census in OK. His mother had remarried and was 70 years old and living with him at that time. Her new name was Sarah Boazman. Any one connected with SPEARMAN or BOAZMAN surnames please contact me.Does anyone know if it is possible to get a birth certificate for 1883 in TX?

DATE: Wed Jun 17 13:25:06 1998
NAME: Sandie Prater
NOTE: Choctaw, Okla
QRYTEXT: Searching for information about: Ellen Correll Pendley, widow of Martin PENDLEY b. 1828 KY d. 1875 may be buried in Spanish Fort, Montague Co. TX. Ellen PENDLEY remarried in 1877 in Montague Co. to William T. KENDRICK b. 1847 GA. Below are the chidren of the above parties: Florence Pendley m. 1876 to J.J. WALL , Nora Pendley m. 1880 Charles COOK. , Ida Mae Pendley m. 1886 to J.M. TAYLOR, Hiram Martin Pendley m. 1899 ca. Maggie PRATER, James Milton Pendley m. 1895 to Mazzee MURRELL, Wm. Francis "Frank" Pendley m. ? Mary Jane RAINEY. Most all the above children were married in Montague Co. TX , but lived and raised families in Rush Springs, Oklahoma. Please contact me if you can connect to any of the above surnames. Sandie Williams Prater

DATE: Wed Jun 17 13:40:55 1998
NAME: Sandie Prater
QRYTEXT: Searching for information on my GreatGrandpa's first wife. Effie O'NEIL b. 1876 d. 1895 Montague Co. TX. Effie is buried in Old Spanish Fort Cemetery in Montague Co. Tx. Effie married my GGrandfather, Hiram Martin PENDLEY on Dec. 21 1894. Effie died 5 months after they were married. Possibly in child birth. Would love to connect to anyone with information on either above surnames. Sandie Williams Prater

DATE: Wed Jun 17 13:15:59 1998
NAME: Rebecca Merritt
NOTE: 3190 Old Hwy 138 Monroe, GA 30655
QRYTEXT: Joseph Brown Carmichael, Dr.Born 14 Sep 1864. I know he was married in 1887 and moved to Nacona TX in 1899. Would like to find out about him and his family, such as children.

DATE: Tue Jun 16 16:58:02 1998
NAME: June M.
QRYTEXT: Montague County Query: Seeking information on Austin PERRYMAN b. 1811 in Florence, Lauderdale CO. AL [?] d. December 1884 in Forestburg, TX; buried in the old Perryman cemetery. I have many questions :-) but I am specifically seeking info on his life before arriving in Montague Co. He is listed on the Lamar County tax rolls in 1846. He apparently had ties to Sevier Co. AR, as several family members appear in records there, and Austin married his 3rd [?] wife, Delilah REED there on 28 March 1848. Where did the family live before AR and after AL? When and where did he marry Frances "Kizzie" EAVES HOGAN? Most importantly, what were Austin's parents names? Any help, clues, or additional information is greatly appreciated.

DATE: Sat Jun 13 08:34:16 1998
NAME: Claude Hall
NOTE: 803 Lake Meadows Circle Rockwall, TX 75087
QRYTEXT: Searching for death date and burial place of Delilah HALL. Last known residence near Forestburg, Montague Co. TX She was the widow of John Warren HALL and submitted an application for a War of 1812 widow's pension in 1878. This was the last known record I have for her.

DATE: Tue Jun 9 12:16:56 1998
NAME: Angie Grimes
NOTE: Route 5 Box 148, Chickasha, OK 73018
QRYTEXT: I am looking for an M.E. LYLES in Montague County Texas between 1860-1890. His wife's name was Emmiline and he had 5 sons and 3 daughters. One of his daughters, Matilda Ann, married Zachariah Dunn HARRISON on June 13, 1901 in Gainesville, TX.

DATE: Tue Jun 9 12:41:43 1998
NAME: Cajun Blue
NOTE: 1322 Muse st Yazoo City Ms 39194
QRYTEXT: William Henry CHANDLER b 1825/27 TN d.1915 Montague. first wife was Matilda GRAVES/CHANDLER b.1830 Tn d.1880s in Montague Tx.They had four girls. 1. Alice CHANDLER b.1859 IL d.Montague Tx 2. Ida CHANDLER b.1861 IL. d. Montague Tx 3. Ola CHANDLER b.1863 IL. d. Montague Tx 4. Cleo CHANDLER/BRIDGEWATER b.1865 IL.d.1955 Tx William henry CHANDLER second wife was Sarah DOUGHTY b.1861 Mo d.1923 Ok I have more info on my home page

DATE: Mon Jun 8 08:29:22 1998
NAME: Gary Mabry
NOTE: 11130 Cedar Mountain San Antonio, TX 78249
QRYTEXT: Seeking information on Deltha MABRY, Isaac MABRY, Albert Monroe MABRY (b. 6-9-1904; d. 11-3-1906)or his parents J. A. and L. P. Mabry)

DATE: Sun Jun 7 09:50:47 1998
QRYTEXT: Seeking history of Boren Cemetery near Ringgold, Texas (not Ringgold Cem.) any info of old homestead there and cemetery appreciated.

DATE: Sun Jun 7 19:14:05 1998
NAME: Troy Talley
NOTE: P.O. bOX 333 RESACA GA. 30735
QRYTEXT: Looking for any Talley's . Had ancestor Fannie Talley who lived here 1880's. She died here in 1880's

DATE: Sat Jun 6 20:11:48 1998
NAME: John Boyd
NOTE: 932 Woodland Dr. Channelview, TX 77530
QRYTEXT: Searching for info. on Wm. Marion Boyd and his 2nd wife Nancy Melvina Thaxton Sissom. He had four children from his first marriage: Lydia b- 1870; Robert b-1872; Jordiman b- 1875; and Carrick b-1877. Nancy had three children, living, from her first marriage: Wilburn Sissom b-1863; Delbert A. Sissom b- 11/6/1868; and Avo Adella Sissom b-1866. All children were born in TN. The family is reported to have been listed in the 1880 census from Montague Co., TX. All that is known of any of these individuals after that census is that Carrick Boyd died in Lubbock, TX about 1964 and a Mrs. O.K. Williams in St. Joe, TX had the Warren Co., TN marriage liscense for the couple. Did any or all of the family remain in Montague Co.? If so, for how long? Are any of their decendents still living in the Co.? What is known about Williams Ancestors? Response from anyone with such information would be greatly appreciated.

DATE: Tue Jun 2 01:08:15 1998
NAME: Diana Rawlins
NOTE: 1541 W 4th Ave., Corsicana, Tx
QRYTEXT: Roderick H. Hall, 1863 patented 160 acres of land Montague Co., Tx. He died there, where is he buried? His wife was Frances M. Hall she m. 2nd to Joseph A. WILLIAMS. I need to get a m. record for her m. to Hall and to Williams all of which I think took place in Montague Co. Roceric Hall's children by Frances were: William L. Hall, b. ca. 1864; Harrison Hall, b. ca. 1866, and Louisa Hall, b. ca. 1872. Joseph A. Williams bought the Hall land from the two boys-so I don't know if Louisa Hall died. What happened to this family?

DATE: Tue Jun 2 01:11:21 1998
NAME: Diana Rawlins
NOTE: 1541 W. 4th Ave., Corsicana, Tx. 75110
QRYTEXT: Need info. on Melvina M. HALL m. 1 Nov. 1882, Montague Co., Tx. to FRANCIS M. YOUNGER. Children were Katie V. Younger, b. 1886; Jesie M. Younger, b. 1888 and Eddie M. Younger, b. 1891. What happened to this family? Where are they all buried?

DATE: Tue Jun 2 12:20:26 1998
NAME: carolyn ballard
NOTE: Box 702 ringling, ok 73456
QRYTEXT: Looking for DORA ELLA HAYWOOD born in Montague Co.Tx.Lived in Smith Co. Tx. Married JOSEPH LEFAYETT MAYS born in Tenn. Lived in Smith co. Tx. They had a daughter named VIDA ETTA(EDDIE) MAYS b. 8/7/1915 in Smith Co. Tx. She married AUTHOR FINIS LAMASCUS b 1/31/1908 in Montague Tx. Died in Oklahoma.AUTHOR father was THOMAS ALEXANDER LAMASCUS b 12/17/1860 in Wise Co. Tx. and 6/26/1927 in Montague Co. Tx. AUTHOR mother LAURA HADLEY b Smith Co. Tx. 2/6/1870 d. Montague Co. tx. in 3/19/1927

DATE: Tue Jun 2 12:49:54 1998
NAME: Betty McCollum
NOTE: P.O. Box 176 Melbourne, Ar. 72556
QRYTEXT: Would like to correspond with any descendants of Holly F PRATER (28 Jan 1830--21 Dec. 1901) and Nancy Ann PRATER WILLIAMS (Mrs. James A. WILLIAMS).These families were in Montague County, Tex. by 1870 and died there. They went to Tx. from Izard Co., Ar. Holly PRATER and Nancy Ann (PRATER)WILLIAMS were brother and sister to my Gr-Grandmother, Elizabeth PRATER JACKSON (1832-ca.1870). Also, would like to hear from descendants of twins, Sarah Emmeline and Mary Clementine MEDLEY who were daughters of Elizabeth Prater JACKSON MEDLEY and raised by their Aunt Nancy Ann Williams. One married a YADLE and the other married (Sid??) DINWOODY. Will exchange iniformtion. Betty (Guthrie) McCollum

DATE: Sat May 30 11:49:45 1998
NAME: Kimberly Litterio
NOTE: 3566 Red Cloud Drive Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406
QRYTEXT: I am looking for information on my Great Grandfather: ROSS, Sterling b. 20 June 1889 or 1888 in Montague Co. Texas. Died in 1913 in Caddo County, Oklahoma. He married Letha Tennessee Gallaher on 25 August 1906 in Caddo County Oklahoma. I also have been told that Sterling had a brother named Mel Ross. I really need any info on either of these two men. Thank you.

DATE: Sat May 30 14:58:26 1998
NAME: carolyn ballard
NOTE: Box 702 Ringling, Ok. 73456
QRYTEXT: Looking for info on WILLIAM LAMASCUS, married NANCY K. CRYER. They had 2 sons ( that I know of) 1;THOMAS ALEXANDER LAMASCUS b. 12/17/1860 in Montague Co. Texas. d. 6/26/1927 He married LAURA HADLEY b.2/6/1870 Montague Co. Tx. d 3/19/1951 Smith Co. Tx. They had a son named AUTHOR FINIS. 2;LLOYD LAMASCUS

DATE: Sat May 30 21:40:39 1998
NAME: Dar Hardage
NOTE: 135 Palm Ave. Modesto,CA 95350-5419
QRYTEXT: Searching for info on ggrandparents, Burnes H. HUNTER, born 15 Nov 1824 in TN, died in Sunset 2 Mar 1905 and Mary Ann SCOTT born28 Mar 1829 in AR, died 13 Dec 1907, place unknown. Both are buried in Lake Valley Cemetery, Sunset, Montague, TX. I hope to at least find their places of birth and their parents. I would appreciate any help and would be happy to share what info I have about the family. Thank you.

DATE: Thu May 28 18:21:22 1998
NAME: C.M. Cecil
EMAIL: magin@hal- pc,org
NOTE: H C 2 Box 110 B Liberty, Texas, 77575-9508
QRYTEXT: Looking for anyone who has these names or descends from these names CECIL MEEK McCARLEY

DATE: Tue May 26 01:38:21 1998
NAME: Dave Wallace
NOTE: 5806 Tributary Ridge Dr. Austin, TX 78759
QRYTEXT: Where was Fort Ringgold? I see Ringgold in Montague County. Was there a Fort Ringgold in the area?

DATE: Mon May 25 13:26:44 1998
NAME: Richard Greer
NOTE: 2001 18th Avenue North Texas City, TX 77590-5358
QRYTEXT: Looking for information on my grandparents on my father's side. JOHN BULLARD GREER (4/9/1847 - 9/30/1919) and SYNTHIA MAPLE GREER (12/17/1864 - 12/9/1962). They are buried in the Montague cemetery. Trying to find anything on their family trees, also any living relatives. I believe JOHN came from eastern Kentucky shortly after the Civil War, with his brother. JOHN and SYNTHIA lived on a farm in Montague County. My father was CURTIS JAMES GREER, the youngest of, I believe, ten children. Thanks for any help.

DATE: Mon May 25 19:33:33 1998
NAME: Johnny Landers
NOTE: P.O.Box 22 Forestburg, TX 76239
QRYTEXT: MARCUS MANNING LANDERS married ANDORA SINGLETARY of Head of Elm in 1863. Need information on MARCUS MANNING LANDERS' father and mother, brothers and sisters, birth date and information on his death January 1871. MARCUS MANNING had three children: JOHN WESLEY LANDERS b. 1865, WILLIAM FRANKLIN (DUTCH) LANDERS b. 1867, SARAH EMMA LANDERS b. 1871. All were born at Head of Elm. SARAH EMMA married ROBERT WAYBOURN. They moved to Pryor Creek Cherokee Nation, then to Clara, Oklahoma. ANDORA SINGLETARY remarried in 1883 to Rubin White in Montague County. Also searching for MARTIN LUTHER LANDERS, referred to in Mrs. Potters Indian Raids book in 1860. He is married to MARTHA JANE LEE and their children are JOHN M., WILLIAM, DANIEL L., SARAH M., JACOB HENRY, and MARY A. After the death of Luther, 1871-72, MARTHA remairred to D.P.TUCKER in Montague County, 1884. SARAH M. married VINSON BARNETT, Montague County, 1884. BELLA LANDERS married L.H.TROTTER in 1886. Also searching JOHN LANDERS, indigent soldier list, Mongatue County. Feb. 1864. Perryman Cemetery book pg. 43, MARGARET S. LATHAM, wife of J.M.LANDERS. Any information you may have on any of the people will be appreciated.

DATE: Sat May 23 18:39:24 1998
NAME: Steve Van Dusen
NOTE: rt 1 box 1191 athens, tx 75751

DATE: Thu May 21 09:30:16 1998
NAME: Shannon Agee
NOTE: 470 Ryan Heights Roseburg, OR 97470
QRYTEXT: Seeking info on the following family; Charles Farrier ROBERTSON, born in Scotland,died 2 Feb 1925 in Sunset, Montague, Texas, married 30 Jan 1865 in Scotland to Janet Jessie RICHARDSON, born 5 Aug 1838 in Scotland. Children born to this couple; Jane or Jennie b. 9 Dec 1865; Marion Hill, b. 23 May 1867; James Jarvie, b. 22 Jan 1869; Charles, b. 20 Nov 1871; John Richardson, b. 22 Nov 1873; William Farrier, b. 23 Dec 1874; Jessie Marie, b. 16 Feb 1876; Mary Hellen, b. 14 Sept 1878. This family settled in Sunset, Montague, Texas. Jessie Marie is my grandmother. I know there are still family members in Sunset or somwhere in the general area and I would like to contact them and share information.

DATE: Wed May 20 16:52:50 1998
NAME: Robin Novo
NOTE: 13168 Alta Mesa Road Herald, Ca. 95638
QRYTEXT: Looking for Robert and Sally (Bailey) Brown who were in Montague County in June of 1892. Their daughter Cora Bell was born on June 19, 1892 in Nocona. Robert was born abt. 1862 and Sally abt 1866.

DATE: Tue May 19 21:46:01 1998
NAME: Glenn Harrison
NOTE: 404 Sheffield Richardson Texas 75081
QRYTEXT: J.B. Shelton, Parent of Willis B. Shelton-trying to find any information on Sheltons, lived near Ringgold.

DATE: Sun May 17 14:55:40 1998
NOTE: 3002 Millbridges Drive San Ramon, CA 94583
QRYTEXT: Seeking information about A.C.(C.O.) CARPENTER listed on the Montague county Census 1880. With Wife: M.C. Carpenter, and children: E.C., J.F. L (daughter) E. (daugher) C.E. (daughter) and J.G.. Any information you might provide would be helpful. CArolyn Amant Bridges

DATE: Wed May 13 09:50:32 1998
NAME: Thomas
QRYTEXT: We are seeking information on HENRY CLAY THOMAS b.1850? His parents were JAMES & ADALINE THOMAS. He married BETTIE BILLINGS her father was JOHN BILLINGS from the Iuka, Mississippi area our oldest information shows where the John Billings died and his family and his daughter's family moved to Montugue County, Texas around 1870?. Last date with proff they were in Montague County is in December 1903. Any information that anyone would have will be greatly appreciated.

DATE: Mon May 11 12:58:20 1998
NAME: Kay Neinast
NOTE: Rt 1 box 417A Buchanan Dam, Tx 78609
QRYTEXT: Looking for information on a John ARLEDGE b 1847 in Ala. and a Sarah Texana COLLIER b abt 1850. They were married in Williamson Co., in 1867. I would like to know if they were in Montague Co. around 1890-1900 and how many children they had with them. Texana died sometime between 1880 and 1903( I think). Any help on these people would greatly appreciated. They are ggrandparents of mine. Thank you, Kay

DATE: Sat May 9 18:38:40 1998
NAME: Billie J. Coon
NOTE: 2420 Ave.A. Carlsbad, NM 88220
QRYTEXT: Looking for information on burial Place for LODNAKA LUMPKIN br 1829 LODNAKA was on the 1900 Cenus Age 72 Montague Co. With William M. And Lodie ALDRIDGE But not on the 1910 Beleive she is buried around Montague Co. anyone with any information on this Faimly I sure would appreciate. Thanks Billie

DATE: Fri May 8 08:02:09 1998
NOTE: 1281 Old Stacy Rd McKinney, TX 75069
QRYTEXT: Zachary Taylor HUMPHRIES, b. 6Nov1846 in Persons County, N.C., d. 17Dec1910 in Bowie, TX. Son of William Henry HUMPHRIES and Susan Baird GENTRY. Siblings: John G., James L., Fernanda, Emma Lair Humphries ERWIN. Seeking place of burial and any other information. Spouse? Children? William Henry was the brother of Pelham Humphries and the son of John Giles (Gillis?)Humphries. Will share any info I have.

DATE: Fri May 8 12:15:45 1998
NAME: Jim Wallace
NOTE: 435 South Shields Drive Anaheim, CA 92804
QRYTEXT: I am seeking information about my maternal grandmother, Sally Edna Robertson, born March 18, 1874 in Nocona, Montague County, Texas. Her parents were James Robertson and Elizabeth Morris. She married Arthur Ernest Dudley of Waxahachie around the turn of the century, and moved with him to Retrop, Oklahoma.

DATE: Thu May 7 14:49:50 1998
NAME: James Johnson
NOTE: Rt. 2 Box 181 J Aubrey, Tx 76227
SURNAMES: HARMON, William Andrew
QRYTEXT: William A. Harmon, buried in a Nocona Cemetery I would like to know DOB & DOD if this info is avaliable. His wife Nancy B. (Turner) Harmon is buried in a different cemeterey in Nocona and I would like to know DOB & DOD. I believe the died between 1900 & 1910

DATE: Thu May 7 18:28:19 1998
NAME: Jane Bardwell
QRYTEXT: I am searching for children of Anne BAKER JACKSON born Feb 26, 1833, died after 1918 in Bowie, Montague Co.,TX buried in Elmwood Cemetery. Married James W (Jim) JACKSON on Sept 25, 1850 in Madison Co.,TN. Jim was born Dec 22, 1831 in Madison Co.,TN died after 1918 in Bowie, Montague Co.,TX, buried in Elmwood Cemetery.

DATE: Thu May 7 19:41:22 1998
NAME: Doris Pyle Haynes
NOTE: P.O. Box 106, Meadow, TX 79345
QRYTEXT: Looking for descendants of Jay Houston PRICE and Martha Tennessee HOWARD that came to Montague Co. in 1896 from Overton Co., Tenn.

DATE: Tue May 5 02:17:02 1998
NAME: Nancy Cleere Rodgers
NOTE: 500 S. Judd Ft. Worth, TX 76108-2618
QRYTEXT: Looking for information on ancestors, siblings or descendants of Benjamin M. McNEIL/McNEAL/McNEEL/McKNEAL. Surname appeared with these spellings from various sources. Benjamin was b: Dec. 7, 1845 MS or AR. 1st wife S. (Susan?) F. C. b: Aug. 1, 1844 m: January 12, 1865 (possibly LaFayette Co. AR). They had two known children: H. (Henry) M. McNEIL b: Nov. 5, 1866 and B. (Bird) H. McNEIL b: Aug. 8, 1869. S.F.C. died May 21, 1872. Benjamin's 2nd wife was INDIA ANA JANE INGRAM b: May 13, 1855 in AR; they married Oct. 29, 1874 in Johnson Co. TX. They had three known children: Mary Elizabeth McNEIL b: Aug. 31, 1875; Thomas Benjamin McNEIL b: Jul. 15, 1877; Effie Lee McNEIL b: Dec. 14, 1878 (reportedly in Montague Co.) India married for 2nd time Oct. 3, 1880 in Johnson Co. TX. India and Effie Lee McNEAL appeared on 1880 Census of Johnson Co. TX, Prec. #5 w/India's parents, Solomon & Elizabeth INGRAM; Henry & Bird McKNEAL appeared with their uncle and aunt, John & Cordelia McKNEAL on 1880 Census of Montague Co. TX, Prec. #3. This leads me to believe that Benjamin was deceased before Oct. 1880.

DATE: Tue May 5 15:02:21 1998
NAME: Nancy Marble
NOTE: Box 67 South Plains, Texas 79258
QRYTEXT: Seeking information for Robert A. Prince b ca 1869, wife, Ella Kinsey Prince, in Montague, Texas 1895.

DATE: Fri May 1 20:52:36 1998
NAME: H.C. Million
NOTE: 5400 Atlantis Arlington, TX 76106
QRYTEXT: I am trying to find the birth, death, and marriage info for Alva LYONS and May Caroline CONNELL, who were both born in Montague Co. in 1895 and 1899, respectively. Alva's parents were Thomas Henry LYONS and Sally Adeline SEWELL. May's father was William CONNELL>

DATE: Tue Apr 28 05:14:03 1998
NAME: Myra Borchardt
NOTE: 9511 Autumn Breeze San Antonio, TX 78250
QRYTEXT: Need information on FRANK EDWARD PARSONS and wife MARY E. (EMMA/ETTA) NIPP or KNIPP. Children: John, Carlos, Barney, Ruben, Emma, Susie and Ruby or could be Ruth. RUBEN MARION PARSONS b 10-22-1867 in Meridan, TX married ADA FRANCES BACCUS 10-22-1894 in Montaque County, TX. Family may have been living in Temple, TX in 1890's.

DATE: Tue Apr 28 06:48:38 1998
NAME: Danny R. Glenn
NOTE: Danny R. Glenn 220 Claiborne St. Vidor, Texas 77662-5105
QRYTEXT: I am trying to find information on a Oliver & Nancy Sewell who came to Montague county around 1870. Oliver died sometime in the early 1870's and 1880 census shows Nancy and children, Joshua I. & Comfort A. living in Prect. #6. They came from Georgia and Comfort was born in Montague Co. around 1873. I am seeking information on this family . Joshua resettled North of Nocona and is buried near the Lake. Thank you.

DATE: Tue Apr 28 09:10:17 1998
NAME: Harold Bowerman
NOTE: Harold Bowerman 7417 NW 5th Terrace Oklahoma City, OK 73127-5103
QRYTEXT: BOWERMAN, James Levin * Nocona, TX Exchange any and all information Harold Bowerman in Oklahoma City

DATE: Sun Apr 26 00:06:47 1998
NAME: Carol Allen
QRYTEXT: Killed by a posse for a crime they didn't commit. That's the family version, I would really like to find this story, or graves of: JAMES BEAN, b. 1855 and his brother EDMOND BEAN, b. 1859. A father who never got over losing his boys was said also to have died in Sunset. His name is FRANKLIN H. BEAN, b. 1814/1815. Any of you historians out there ever hear of this story.

DATE: Thu Apr 23 18:10:16 1998
NAME: Barbara Lorene Vanzant
NOTE: Barbara Lorene Vanzant 5232 S. Saint Paul Place Tucson, AZ 85746
QRYTEXT: Are you connected to John B. and James F. Gibson and families who lived near Bowie in Montague County Texas in 1900 to ? Any information would be welcome. Thanks. Barbara Lorene Vanzant

DATE: Sun Apr 19 14:49:04 1998
NOTE: 207 Cross Avenue Salinas, CA 93905
QRYTEXT: My Grandmother, Anna Laura PIERCEY, born 5/9/1879 in Montegue County, TX, her father: James Edgar Piercey, said to be from Ireland, her mother: Martha ?. Anna PIERCEY m. Albert Byrd DUNCAN, they lived in Davis,OK, had 7 children: Verda M., Daniel B., Irene, Ethel L., Charles H., William and Harold G. (nicknamed Leonard) DUNCAN. Any information concerning this family will be greatly appreciated.

DATE: Wed Apr 15 11:23:44 1998
NAME: William Proctor
NOTE: 903 E.Sandstone Llano, Texas 78643
QRYTEXT: Looking for info on Jackson Lafayette Proctor or Elmer Glen Proctor born Feb14, 1896 Elmer Glen Married a Kinney but do not have first name.

DATE: Sun Apr 12 23:20:46 1998
NAME: Anne Mallary
NOTE: 1009 Barr Ave. Canon City, CO 81212
QRYTEXT: I am looking for information about Samuel Rufus Atchison and his wife, Eliza Atchison. They settle in Montague County in the 1870s. Their son's name was Charles Carr Atchison. Sam died in 1896 and Eliza died in 1916.

DATE: Sun Apr 12 19:52:01 1998
NAME: Don Johnson
NOTE: Don Johnson 3167 Mariannwood Port Neches, Texas 77651
QRYTEXT: I have been doing genealogical research on my family and am interested in obtaining informatioin on Willilam Stephenson (G.G. Great Grandfather) born Dec. 22,1824 and died Aug.6, 1985. His burial was in Salona Cemetery in Montague Co. He was married to Nancy Burger Scott on Sept. 7, 1843. Nancy wa born March 18,1821 and died July 7, 1881 with burial in Hibbets Cemetery in Cooke Co. I am looking for descendants of this family as to get family background. Example: What was William's occupation, religion, place of homestead, do any pictures still exist of the family, and etc. Children: 1. Adline E. Stephenson Watson 9/24/1844--4/191922 Salona Cem., Montague Co. 2. Laura Ann Stephenson 10/19/1847--8/19/1914 Salona Cem. 3. Lottie Sarah Stephenson 1/29/1949 4. Willliam E. Stephenson 11/21/1851 5. Nancy J. Stephenson 9/18/1852 m Thomas C. Hail 6/26/1873 6. James M. Stephenson Oct.2, 1855--1/5/1936 m Mary Nancy 5/31/1856--6/13/1905 Spring Creek Cemetery Cooke Co. 7. Manda E. (Martha) 11/26/1856 8. Thomas B.Stephenson 11/18/1858--1/12/1935 on 11/18/1878 m Lucy Henderson 1857-1935 Vashti Cem., Clay Co. 9. Shep Henderson Stephenson 12/21/1860--10/9/1931 Vashti Cem. 10. George W. Stephenson 4/21/1864--3/15/1926 m Rosie R. 1867-1938 Petrollia Cem., Clay Co. 11. Margaret Julia Stephenson 4/22/1866--2/8/1940 on 2/28/1877 m Sidney R. Johnson 1/2/1863--2/24/1931 Vashti Cem.

DATE: Sun Apr 12 12:46:03 1998
NAME: Bert Ballengee
NOTE: 3703 Farwell Drive Amarillo, TX 79109-4039
QRYTEXT: Seeking information on Will KERSEY, resident of Bowie, TX around 1928-1934. He was employed by an oil company...I don't know the name. Please advise.

DATE: Wed Apr 8 15:45:06 1998
NAME: Kathy Speaks DeCarli
NOTE: 25360 Old Stage Road Gonzales, CA 93926
QRYTEXT: John and Elizabeth were married in 1904 in Montague, TX Margaret Linney married William N Rippetoe. She is buried in Shamrock, TX. Do you know anything about her family?

DATE: Wed Apr 8 15:44:02 1998
NAME: Don Matson
NOTE: 701 Allen Apt. 7 Ellettsville, In. 47429
QRYTEXT: Looking for descs. of Presley H. SLAUGHTER who marr. 5/21/1840 Jeff. Co.,Ky. to Nancy FARMER b. ca. 1820 d. 1851 Montague Co.,Tx. Were on the 1850 Jeff. Co.,Ky. census in Dist. 2 Household # 483 with 4 sons... 1. Wm. b. ca. 1842 2. Thos. b. ca. 1844 3. James b. ca. 1846 4. John b. ca. 1850 Would appreciate any help or clues. Thank you.

DATE: Mon Apr 6 17:38:12 1998
NAME: Janelle Foster
NOTE: 2010 S. Ave H Portales, NM 88130
QRYTEXT: Searching for info on William G. CALLAHAM/ CALLAHAN who married Emma J. MARTIN in 1885. William died 1900, buried at Brushy Cemetery in Bowie. Any help appreciated.

DATE: Sun Apr 5 11:54:10 1998
NAME: Carolyn Bridges
NOTE: 3002 Millbridge Drive San Ramon, CA 94583
QRYTEXT: Seeking information about WILLIAM JASPER CARPENTER. He came from Memphis, TN with his wife and lived in the St. Jo area. His daughter, CORA LEE CARPENTER married John Lee McMillian maybe in the same area. Cora's daughter will be celebrating her 90th birthday soon and would like any information you can provide. Thanks Carolyn Bridges

DATE: Sat Mar 28 09:31:09 1998
NAME: Jim Worley
NOTE: 808 Mary Meadows Ln Creve Coeur, MO 63141
QRYTEXT: Seeking descendents and information on 4 WORLEY brothers and allied families. Charles Pinkney B. WORLEY (m Rebecca SURRATT), Peter Paul S. WORLEY (m Martha Elizabeth WINNINGHAM), and Thomas Gray L. WORLEY (m Mattie Matilda STALLINGS) came to Montague County from Hardin County, TN in 1870's. My GGF Abraham Isaac Jacob WORLEY (m Mary Ann WINNINGHAM) joined them about 1894. Very willing to share on these and related families.

DATE: Fri Mar 27 17:57:02 1998
QRYTEXT: I am looking for any info on POLLY HOWELL was married to ABRAM WHITED B-1820 - 1863 Dekalb co. ALa. They had a son named JOHN GREEN WHITED married to MARANDA FRANCES BOULDIN. JOHN AND MARANDA had a daughter named MARANDA FRANCES who married A. BROWN and moved to SPANISH FORT, TX. I think one of the BROWN children has done some research on the WHITED side, if so i would like to contact them. Thank you

DATE: Thu Mar 26 15:37:36 1998
NAME: Gale Collins
NOTE: 925 S.W. Laurel ST. Grants Pass, OR. 97526
QRYTEXT: Looking for any information on Eli Hall OLIVER born 1883, St. Jo, TX. Parents were William OLIVER may have died about 1885-1900. He married Eleanor Jane WALKER born 3 Sept. 1858. William may have been buried in St. Jo.

DATE: Thu Mar 26 20:46:01 1998
NAME: Carolyn McLemore
NOTE: Carolyn Mclemore PO Box 1 Loco, Ok 73442
QRYTEXT: I am looking for any info on the STARKEY family of Montague Co. Jefferson Columbus STARKEY was born in Choctaw Co. Miss. in 1837 and married Harriet Lucenda Misenheimer in 1865 in Waxahacie Texas. JC STARKEY's father was Benjamin Lewis STARKEYwho lived in Montague Co and is buried in the STARKEY cemetry in Montague Co. If anyone has any info about the Starkeys I would like to trade info. Thanks

DATE: Sat Mar 21 22:25:12 1998
NAME: Jay Verett
NOTE: 6 Wyndemere Vale, Monterey, CA 93941-5811
QRYTEXT: Am researching the surnames listed and other Northern Italian surnames of mainly coalminers from the Torino province of the Piedmonte region. They came to the US in the 1870/1880s and worked in coal mines in Braidwood, IL, Osage Co, KS, Pittsburg/Coal Co, OK and then moved to Montague Co TX and became farmers. Would like to share information with persons interested in these Northern Italian surnames.

DATE: Fri Mar 20 16:54:04 1998
NAME: Imogene Buffaloe
NOTE: P. O. Box 676, Edgewood, Tx75117
QRYTEXT: I would like to make contact with any Buffaloe's in this area. I have the Buffaloe family history and presumably "you are there". I'm looking for descendants of Thurman or Elvira that married a Garrett and lived in the Llano area.

DATE: Wed Mar 18 15:02:37 1998
NAME: Linda K. Johnson
NOTE: 3030 Paris Pike Lexington, KY 40511
QRYTEXT: John R. KERR, born 1862 Sunset, Montague Co. Tx;, father Robert KERR born Georgia, mother Nancy GRADY born Georgia; spouse Nancy Elizabeth HESTER . Nancy Elizabeth HESTER born 1866 North Carolina; father Davis or J.D. HESTER born North Carolina; mother Elizabeth WEST born North Carolina; spouse John R. KERR. family of Nancy E. Hester believed to have lived in Montague Co. 1880 (1880 Census)

DATE: Mon Mar 16 17:06:25 1998
NAME: Gail R. Blancett
NOTE: 12 Brookline Drive Aiken, SC 29803
QRYTEXT: Seeking burial place and cemetery inscriptions for MARTHA BELLE BROWN MCILVAIN, wife of JASPER MCILVAIN, and her in-laws who per family tradition is buried next to her in-laws in the Sunset Cemetery, Montague Co., TX. In-laws should be WRIXAM/RICKSAM MCILVAIN born in 1826 and ROANNA or MARY JOLLIFFE MCILVAIN. They had been in Brown Co., IN up to 1860. Jasper and Belle were in Denton Co. in 1880.

DATE: Mon Mar 16 01:20:36 1998
NAME: Linda Nelson
NOTE: 520 East Comanche Norman, OK, 73071
QRYTEXT: I am interested in information about John NELSON, born 1821 in PA, resided in OH in 1850, MO in 1880 and Nocona, TX from 1882. His wife, Mary, son John NELSON and daughter-in-law Mary TUCKER-NELSON were all buried in Montague Co. (Illinois Bend) before 1900. I have been told that the senior John NELSON moved to Kansas to live with a daughter (Mary Eggleston)around 1900. There is some evidence, however,to support the theory that he remarried at age 75 to Martha Brilley and was still in the area in 1900. His children which remained in Nocona were Finley, John, Samuel and Pleasant Elmer (P.E.). P.E. was my grandfather and married Nancy Breeze. Both of her parents, Adam and Minerva died in the 1918 flu epidemic. My father was living with them at the time. Any information on either of these families would be greatly appreciated.

DATE: Sun Mar 15 16:54:42 1998
NAME: Gerald Williams
NOTE: RR 2 Box 380 Whitesboro,Tx. 76273
QRYTEXT: I am looking for information on my grandfather, William Henry WILLIAMS, who lived in Bowie, Texas.He was born in Mckinney,Collin,Texas May 18,1862. I believe that he died there on February 2or 25, 1941, but was buried in Fargo,Texas Cemetary. His wife was Minnie Myrtle THOMPSON WILLIAMS she was born February 4,1873 and died August 5, 1912. They had seven children. I would appreciate any information that anyone has. .

DATE: Sat Mar 14 20:52:55 1998
NAME: Laurel Blackwell Mackenzie
NOTE: 711 Mosby Circle Houston, Texas 77007
QRYTEXT: Edmund W. Cauthon is my great grandfather and I have not had any luck finding information on him or his wife, Margaret Weaver. My grandmother, Minnie Mae Cauthon talked about the town of St. Jo and said that Edmund Cauthon died there. If you can help me with any information, I would be truly greatful. Thank you, Laurel Blackwell Mackenzie

DATE: Fri Mar 13 07:59:16 1998
NAME: Cathy Stoppel
NOTE: P.O. Box 482 Stayton, OR 93783
QRYTEXT: Looking for descendants of William H. FANNING born c 1825 in MO, son of John FANNING and Elizabeth STAMP. William married Mary LARGE unknown place. Children were Martha born Jan 1849 who married William GILBERT; Cyrus(twin) born c 1856; Cirena(twin) married Henry BURGETT; Elizabeth Singletary born c 1858; W. Thomas born c 1860; Malinda born c 1862 married W.K. (Joe) MOORE; John Robert born 16 Aug 1865, married Dolly PASCHAL and Doris WILSON. Where did the children go from Montague Co.? I have no information after the 1880 cenus. I'm happy to share any information that I have. Thank you.

DATE: Thu Mar 12 14:20:55 1998
NAME: Janet E. Hawks
NOTE: 10655 Pegram Rd. Montpelier Id 83254
QRYTEXT: In search of relitives that got lost along the way. Would like any inforamtion on the A.T. LUCAS family that supposedly lived in Montague Tx in the 1940s? to early 1950s. Would also like information of the School system at that time. I have one daughters name a Virginia Earlene LUCAS married William James or James William BROWN July 28 1951. in Montague. Any help locating any of this family would a huge help.

DATE: Wed Mar 11 21:21:15 1998
NAME: Wendy Jacobs
NOTE: 108 Chippewa Way Gunnison, CO. 81230
QRYTEXT: Am seeking the grave of MARY ANN WOOD,b 1856,married JOHN DALEY PICKERING,1875,in Cooke CO.,Gainesville,TX. Mary Ann must have died circa 1879. This family living in Sadler's Bend,TX. in 1878.

DATE: Mon Mar 9 07:45:44 1998
NAME: Doug Benton
EMAIL: dcbenton@hal-
NOTE: 5874 Doliver Houston, TX 77057-2476
QRYTEXT: Some of the descendants of Philip Jasper, Joe and Taylor BENTON, who were residents of Montague County, are having a reunion. The descendants of these and other BENTONs will have their third reunion in Grapevine, TX on May 15- 16, 1998. The first reunion of the BENTON Cousins was held in Nocona in 1996. These cousins are descendants of Francis, Francis Marion, John. Mary Lydia, Peter Stout Samuel and John (of Tennessee) BENTON. Their ancestors came from North and South Carolina through Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama to Texas. Descendants of other BENTONs are welcome. For more information contact Doug BENTON, 5874 Doliver, Houston, TX 77057-2476, 713/785-8447, .

DATE: Sun Mar 8 22:35:27 1998
NAME: Julie Parra
NOTE: 1143 Via Altamira Palm Springs Ca. 92262
QRYTEXT: John and Eva were married on October 27,1897 in Montague TX. He was born 1876 died in 1946, son of John W. Dougherty and Belzara Garrett. would like any information on these two people (John W. Dougherty ,Belzara Garrett

DATE: Wed Mar 4 20:20:15 1998
NOTE: 8555 Laurens Ln Apt 1404 San Antonio, TX 78218
QRYTEXT: Looking for any information on JOHN PATTERSON BARKER and his descendants b Dec 17, 1837 GA died in Bowie, TX probably between 1880 and 1910. Wife's name was Myrtallis Bell. They had six children: Milton E.,Elizabeth,Erastus T.,Estelle, Hampton, and Amizonea.

DATE: Tue Mar 3 11:09:10 1998
NAME: Charles Stamps
NOTE: 7032 Edgewater Tr. Ft. Worth, TX 76135-2715
QRYTEXT: Seeking information on La Force family which moved from Erath County to Spanish Fort abt. 1868. Luke b. abt. 1816, wife Amy b. abt. 1819 and children Elizabeth Jane b. abt. 1847, Caroline b. abt. 1844, and Winfield Scott b. abt. 1849.

DATE: Tue Mar 3 11:22:07 1998
NAME: Charles Stamps
EMAIL: cstamps
NOTE: 7032 Edgewater Tr. Ft. Worth, TX 76135-2715
QRYTEXT: Seeking information on Dr. Samuel A. Allen, b. Miss., abt 1839, his wife Elizabeth Jane (La Force) b. Tenn., abt. 1847, & children Luana F b. 1864, Saml. M. b. 1867, Mary Jane b. 1869, Wm. A. b. 1872, Lilly b. 1877, and Katy b. 1879. They moved from Erath (now Hood) County abt. 1868 and settled in SPANISH FORT. Dr. Allen's grave is old part of Spanish Fort cemetary.

DATE: Tue Mar 3 16:35:58 1998
NAME: Linda Woods
EMAIL: llwoods@swbell.neet
NOTE: P.O.Box 1049 Rush Springs, OK 73082
QRYTEXT: Seeking information about Ellen KENDRICK, living in Burlington (Spanish Ford), Montague County on 1880 census. Her children were Martha Kendrick, Ida May Pendley, Hiram Pendley, James Pendley, & William Pendley. She had married William Kendrick between 1875 and 1879. She could be buried in the area. Can someone help?

DATE: Tue Mar 3 20:26:05 1998
NAME: Christopher C. Hamma
NOTE: P.O. Box 1192 Sonora CA 95370
QRYTEXT: Looking for info on Capt. James Carroll FRY, Civil War veteran, b. 1843 in Lone Oak, Hunt Co., TX. Married on 2/2/1865 to Martha Ann JOHNSTON (b. 1847, Lone Oak, Hunt Co., TX.) Settled near Bowie, Montague Co. Children included Wilburn FRY, Walter FRY, Ford FRY, Polk FRY, Carrie Fry FOWLER, Amanda Fry PATRICK, and James Michael FRY (my g-grandfather.) Thank you.

DATE: Sun Mar 1 08:36:59 1998
NAME: Ron Wrigley
NOTE: 2524 Palmyra Street Norfolk, VA 23513
QRYTEXT: Searching for William Randolph and Mary Emily COOK. Moved from Franklin County IL to Saint Jo TX abt 1872. Leaving their 4 y/o daughter (Lauren A.) in IL, they eventually had 5 additional children. They're buried in or around Cook OK

DATE: Sun Mar 1 15:10:13 1998
NAME: Kelli Hamma
NOTE: P.O. Box 1192 Sonora, Ca. 95370
QRYTEXT: Looking for info on the married couple Martha Ann Johnston and Capt. James H. Fry. James Fry was born in Burleson County, TX and died January 18, 1883 in Texas. Martha Johnston was born January 8, 1844 in Georgia and died August 29, 1924 in Montague County, TX. Their son, James Michael Fry, moved to Frederick, OK. His family then moved to El Cajon, Ca. We've lost track of the Texas cousins and have no info on the Johnstons. Any help will be appreciated.

DATE: Sat Feb 28 17:10:47 1998
NAME: Terry Mann
NOTE: 15412 176th Ave KPN Gig Harbor, WA 98329
QRYTEXT: I am looking for information concerning Samuel Mitchell CARTER. He was born on July 27th, 1885 in Forestburgh, Montague County, Texas, and he died on October 28th, 1915 in Gerty, Hughes County, Oklahoma. His parents were John B. CARTER (died March 16th, 1908 in Gerty, Hughes County, Oklahoma) and Sarah L. WILLIAMS (died April 3rd, 1908 in Gerty, Hughes County, Oklahoma). I would appreciate contacing anyone researching this line.

DATE: Thu Feb 26 21:25:51 1998
NAME: Wendy Jacobs
QRYTEXT: Am seeking the grave of LEAH(MONTEITH)PICKERING, born 1824, lived in Montague and Cooke CO.,TX.

DATE: Thu Feb 26 21:29:55 1998
NAME: Wendy Jacobs
QRYTEXT: Am seeking the grave of M.A.WOOD(may have been Mary Ann)who married JOHN DALEY PICKERING 1875 in Cooke CO.,TX. This couple lived in the area of Sadler,TX. which was near Bulcher,Cooke CO.,TX.

DATE: Tue Feb 24 05:35:41 1998
NOTE: 5902 CR 382 Tyler, TX 75708-4202
QRYTEXT: Seeking information on Mary Blanche BLASSINGAME of Montague Co., TX m. John H. MOORE (Johnnie L. MOORE) b. 1926 ARK. They had 2 children: Janie MOORE b. 1946 Montague Co., TX Jimmy Lee MOORE b. 1948 Montague Co., TX Janie & Jimmy are my half sister and brother, I never new about them until now and would really like to know them or about them and their families. If anyone can help it is greatly appreciated.

DATE: Tue Feb 24 11:53:07 1998
NAME: Carl Nichols
NOTE: 2642 Cravey Dr., NE Atlanta, GA 30345
QRYTEXT: I am interesting in contacting descendants of FREDERICK S. NICHOLS, b. 1834/1835, Williamson Co., TN, and wife, SARAH E. NEELY, b. Williamson Co., TN. They married 7 Sept 1854 in Williamson Co., TN and moved about 1870 to Montague Co., TX. There were several sons and daughters in 1880 census of Montague Co., TX.

DATE: Mon Feb 23 16:15:44 1998
NAME: Carolyn Bridges
NOTE: 3002 Millbridge Drive San Ramon, CA 94583
QRYTEXT: Seeking information related to the "ALLS/AULDS" family living in the Montegue co. Area beginning in 1880 The following are the children of JOHN ALLS/AULDS, and their spouses along the date of marriage if any of the descendants of these individuals are still in the Montegue area please contact me. EUGENIA AULD to L.J. POUNDS m. 5/22/1892, J.H.F. AULD to NANCY JANE HOLEMAN m. 10-09-1884, M.J. AULD to MARY HOLEMAN m. 12-22-1887, J.H. AULD to MRS. MARTHA A. HOWELL m. 1-12-1886, MARY A. AULDS to J.H. STEINNEY m. 12-22-1880, MAHALA C. AULD to HOLLY PRATER m. Aug. 14, 1881, REBECCA S. AULD to WM. A. RITCHEY m. 1-24-1878, SARAH AULD to F.M. PIKE m. May 1877, MARY A. AULDS to W.C. CLARKSTON . m. 9-18-1873. Your help would be greatly appreciated. thank you Carolyn Bridges

DATE: Sun Feb 22 16:57:53 1998

DATE: Thu Feb 19 10:29:38 1998
NAME: jim elliott

DATE: Thu Feb 19 11:18:12 1998
NAME: Pat Robinson
NOTE: 424 S. Kelly St. Harrison, AR 72601
QRYTEXT: Can anyone out there tell me if Robert Armstrong is listed on the 1910 census for Montague Co., or Denton Co., TX Thanks!

DATE: Wed Feb 18 20:00:34 1998
NAME: Tommy Allen
NOTE: Tommy Allen 510 Wanda Lane Tullahoma Tennessee 37388
QRYTEXT: I am interested in any information about William Calvin Allen who was living in Montague County, Texas between 1896 and 1915. He received a Confederate pensiion from the state of Texas for service in the 1st Tennessee Infantry Regiment in the Civil War. He worked as a cook in a restaurant in Montague County, Texas. He was listed as living in th IOOF Old Folks Home in Crsicanna, Texas in 1915. He moved back to Tennesse in 1918. His parents were John William Allen and Anna Johnston. They moved to Texas also but I have not been able to locate them. Any information on William C. Allen or his family while he lived in Texas would be appreciated.

DATE: Wed Feb 18 14:11:01 1998
NAME: Luther Shaw
NOTE: Rt 1 Box 508, Batesville, AR 72501
QRYTEXT: I am researching Birton Shaw b.Sep 9, 1881 in AR. Died Aug 30, 1954 in Montague Co, Bowie, TX. He md. Agusta Hayes Dec 25, 1905. He was the son of Perender Shaw and Fannie Fidella Westmoreland. Need Birton's children and all data on them. Perender's father Green William Shaw, was my ggrandfather.

DATE: Tue Feb 17 16:33:31 1998
NAME: Martin Upton
NOTE: 112 Orchard Drive Wilburton, OK 74578-6024
QRYTEXT: Seeking any information on Will Bourland DAVIS or Flora Evelyn DAVIS nee (BECROFT or BECRAFT. They had a daughter Lillie Scott DAVIS, b. 1/25/1900 in Nocona. She was my grandmother. Flora was born in Ripley County, Indiana and Will's birthplace is only listed as Texas. Flora later lived in Oklahoma City, OK. Thanks.

DATE: Tue Feb 17 11:41:50 1998
NAME: Carolyn Bridges
NOTE: 3002 Millbridges Drive San RAmon, CA 94583
QRYTEXT: Seeking information about the THOMAS JEFFERSON BAKER family who lived in the Montegue County area late 1880-1905 THOMAS JEFFERSON BAKER moved to this area with his son JAMES L. BAKER. THOMAS married MALISSA RAMSEY daughter of DAVID AND ELIZABETH RAMSEY. THOMAS JEFFERSON BAKER, DAVID AND ELIZABETH RAMSEY are all buried in Lindell Cemetery just outside of Bowie. James L. BAKER married ADA STAMEY/STEMME. any information concerning these families would be helpful.

DATE: Tue Feb 17 11:34:09 1998
NAME: Carolyn Bridges
NOTE: 3002 Millbridges Drive, San Ramon, CA 94583
QRYTEXT: Seeking information concerning the ALLS family who arrived in Montegue County Around 1860 Head of household was JOHN HY ALLS, with wife Sarah (believed to be his 2nd wife) and numerous children who married people from the area. My gg- grandmother was Mary ALLS, she married WILLIAM CLARKSTON/CLARKSON and had 2 boys WILLIAM CLARKSTON AND JAMES CLARKSTON around 1870+. William (the husband) died prior to 1880 census, said to have killed a pig who wandered onto his property, was tossed in jail and died there. Shortly after 1880 Mary ALLS CLARKSTON married James Stamey (spelled many ways) and My great-grandmother was born, ADA STAMEY/STEMY. Any information on these families would be helpful. Thank You

DATE: Mon Feb 16 05:51:10 1998
NAME: Carl Brooks
NOTE: 5217 Wheeler Road Fayetteville, AR. 72704
SURNAMES: Brooks, Brown, Cox
QRYTEXT: Seeking ancestors of William Matthew Brooks, or his father, William David Brooks, ca. 1880, James Cannon Brooks, ca. 1860, all of Montague Co. and Georgia. Also, parents of Lewis Henry Brown and wife Francis Ann Wood(s) ca. 1890, Lone Star area. Also, George Washington Cox, ca. 1880, Montague Co. and Alabama. Any direct or indirect info would be greatly appreciated.

DATE: Mon Feb 16 05:11:03 1998
NAME: Teresa Trail
NOTE: P.O.Box 195 Winthrop Ar.71866
QRYTEXT: Looking for information on James Lee HOLLAWAY born 2/1849 Ga. died 6/1904 Sunset Tx. married Sarah Kizzar DAVIDSON born 6/10/1854 Tn. died 8/7/1919 Sunset Tx. Thank You Teresa

DATE: Sun Feb 15 15:33:46 1998

DATE: Sat Feb 14 11:29:12 1998
NAME: Jimmie Robbins
NOTE: PO Box 395 Logandale,Nevada 89021
QRYTEXT: Seeking any information on William Joe BRYANT,born 14 October, 1839,Tucker,DeKalb, Georgia.known to have been in Tenn abt 1862-1890. Then Montague County Texas through 1898 then in Bearden, Oklahoma area M: Minerva--------- had C: William Augusta, Moley, James, Oma, Alice, and Joseph.Dau Moley M: John M Howell Saint Jo,Tx, 9 November 1893.

DATE: Fri Feb 13 13:42:36 1998
NAME: Sharon Dean
NOTE: 700 S. Wyoming, Roswell, New Mexico 88201
QRYTEXT: John and Amanda (BROCK) DEAN b in SC, relocated to Bonita, Montague Co,Tx. ca 1881. Both are said to be buried in unmarked graves in Cedar Point Cemetary which reportedly John donated some land for. Children;William,Joe,Sally,John A.,Lucy,Jim, & A.C. After Amanda's death ca 1899, 2nd wife?? Any help would be much appreciated...any links. Some family links are LEE, LANGFORD.

DATE: Thu Feb 12 13:34:05 1998
NAME: Dorothy Dixon
NOTE: HC 63 Box 2500 Healdton, OK 73438
QRYTEXT: Seeking information on John Keenan and second wife, Cynthia. John born in Prussia and resided in Uz,Tx,near Forrestburg. Found him in the 1870 census and the trail went cold. Cynthia's maiden name was possibly Frazier, was married to a Latham before marrying John. HELP!!!!!!

DATE: Wed Feb 11 14:02:12 1998
NAME: Andi
QRYTEXT: Looking for info on Cynthia Ann WOOD, born Dec 9,1860 in Montague Co, TX. Believe her father was William WOOD. Cynthia later married Henry McCOLPIN on April 22, 1879 in Johnson County, TX.

DATE: Tue Feb 10 08:08:05 1998
NAME: Nancy Gardner
NOTE: 917 William Ave. North Platte, NE 69101
QRYTEXT: Seeking information on Jefferson Arthur STOKER and his wife Ella (Watkins/Ledbetter?) He was born 9 Feb 1833 (where?) and she was born 6 Jan 1847 (where?) He served in the Confederate Army from Grayson Co. They owned a farm in Montague Co. He d 24 Oct 1887/1886 and she died 24 Sep 1883. Both buried in Tage (sp?) Cemetery between Bowie and Montague.

DATE: Mon Feb 9 13:00:31 1998
NAME: David Pinson
QRYTEXT: John T. Rowland served as a captain in a Texas Ranger unit that served the area before the War For Southern Independence. Austin Perryman was associated with two large Freeman families in Lamar county beginning in the 1840s. Mabel Gilbert married a Rachel Freeman. All these may be some of my kin and would like to correspond with anyone knowing anything about these or history in general.

DATE: Fri Feb 6 07:15:40 1998
NAME: Chuck Taylor
NOTE: 6001 Turnstone Court Austin, TX 78744-4547
QRYTEXT: Texas Birth and Death Indexes, as well as the Federal Censuses for 1880, 1900, 1910, & 1920 show that these families had children, lived and died in Montague County, TX. I would like to make contact with anyone working on these, or connecting surnames.

DATE: Fri Feb 6 08:10:04 1998
NAME: Rose Williams
NOTE: 8079 Telegraph Road, Quinlan, Tx. 75474
QRYTEXT: my grnd.mot. Eva Elizabeth Chandler born 1875, had sister's Mollie, Jessie, Clemmie, brothers, Newt and John. Have family decendants for Jessie and Clemmie. John never mariied. Need to know about Mollie and Newt also name of parents and other relatives who were in Montague County are in 1880's My father visited with relatives there around 1940 so know Newt had family there then and other relatives.

DATE: Mon Feb 2 18:41:06 1998
NAME: Fred Jones
NOTE: 3214 Parker Street Irving, Texas 75062
QRYTEXT: Would like to obtain copies of the Bowie Blade newspaper to search obituary information circa 1900 through 1936.

DATE: Sun Feb 1 12:00:40 1998
NAME: Larrie Sells
QRYTEXT: I'm looking for information on the family of SALLEY ANN STROUD. She was born in Bowie Co., Texas in 1871 but lived in Montague Co. when she was young. Her parents were Jonathan P. STROUD and SARAH ANN DAVIS STROUD. She married DAVID ANDREW TURNER. I'm also looking for info on the family of MAY EVANS, born in Montague Co. May 3, 1882. Her father was MEL EVANS. She married GEORGE WILLIAM BRYANT.

DATE: Thu Jan 29 12:01:32 1998
NAME: barry flanary
NOTE: Barry Flanary 1587 Ruckel Drive Niceville, FL 32578
QRYTEXT: JIM & LIZZIE FLANARY. This is a follow-up to the Jan 26 query. Jim and Lizzie lived in Montague county. Their son, Bert V. Flanary, was born there on 20 January 1888. Request info on Jim or any FLANARY in the county in the 1800s. Also would like to how to determine if an ancestor was in the Texas Rangers in the 1800s.

DATE: Tue Jan 27 14:00:08 1998
NAME: Peggy C. Wilson
EMAIL: pcw@web-
NOTE: P.O. Box 933 Coleman, Texas 76834-0933
QRYTEXT: While searching the US Gen Archines, I found a Benjamin Herriage listed as owning land in Montague Co., Texas. The original grantee was B. Herrage Abstract 334. There is no date listed for this list...when was this land granted and why? Am trying to tie the Herriage/ Herrage's from Georgia/Alabama/Mississippi to my Herridge line.

DATE: Mon Jan 26 14:41:48 1998
NAME: barry flanary
NOTE: 1587 ruckel drive niceville, fl 32578
QRYTEXT: BERT V. FLANARY was born in Montague County on January 20, 1888. I would like information on his parents or information on any Flanary's in Texas in the 1800s. Also is there a way to find out if a ancestor was a member of the Texas Rangers in the 1800s? If so please provide the information so I can do the research.

DATE: Sun Jan 25 10:19:49 1998
NAME: Darla Gilliland Hoffman
NOTE: 416 Hoover Circle Elk City, OK 73644
QRYTEXT: Seeking information on W.B. "Bill" Gilliland, married to Mary Elizabeth Gillenwaters, Nancy Magee married to Allen Penton. Any and all information greatly appreciated.

DATE: Sun Jan 25 19:46:35 1998
NAME: Joanna Hobart
NOTE: 5512 E. Emerald Mesa, AZ 85206
QRYTEXT: Looking for information on Eva Gertrude MANNIN,B. 3 Feb 1885, Sunset, Montague Texas; died 15 Feb 1920 Wetherford, Ok. Parents are: Samuel Thomas Mannin and Mattie Crestman/Crisman.

DATE: Thu Jan 22 13:05:10 1998
NAME: Kathy Kennedy
NOTE: 5401 Alder St. Farmington, NM 87402
QRYTEXT: Seeking info on Mathew & Mentie DOVE. They had 12 known children, one of which was my father, Luchure Tine (aka Luke) DOVE who was born 04/17/1913 in Montague County, TX. Thanks!

DATE: Wed Jan 21 14:49:11 1998
NAME: Linda Scott
NOTE: Linda Scott 6533 Dunbar Odessa, TX 79762
QRYTEXT: Researching FOX, JOHNSON, and LAUDERDALE families. They were in the Spanish Fort area around 1890's. They came from Tenn. PARSONS family was in Sunset and Bonita areas about 1890's to 1960's.

DATE: Mon Jan 19 19:22:38 1998
NAME: Janelle Holmes
NOTE: 251 Springlake Dr. Dripping Springs, Tex. 78620
QRYTEXT: Am searching for any data on Marvin William Holmes who according to a great niece, died and was buried in Nocona, where he was a Mason and/or Odd Fellow. He was originally from Scotland.

DATE: Mon Jan 19 15:00:32 1998
NOTE: 6331 Esther N.E. Albuquerque,N.M. 87109
QRYTEXT: Looking for information on Willie Grady Moore, born april 12, 1890 in Grady, Ok. Married Hettie Jane Spence oct 16, 1910 in Quanah, Tx. Hettie was born Mar 5, 1894 in Purdon, Tx. She was daughter of Orman L. Spence and Janie Hester Putnam Spence. Willie the son of Wilton Thomas Moore and Mary Francis Nash Moore. Oral tradition says he was a missionary working among the Indians in N. Central Texas and mary Francis was indian. Not sure of validity. Willie and Hettie had children BARCIE WILMA, born Oct 5, 1911 in Goodlette, Tx. MINNIE MILDRED, born April 13, 1914 in St Jo, Tx. SUSIE MODENA, born november 18, 1916 in St Jo, Tx. Moved to Nocona, Tx approxmatly 5 years later.

DATE: Sat Jan 17 09:43:16 1998
NAME: Gary Cates
NOTE: 896 Hardluck Rd Marion Texas 78124
QRYTEXT: Looking for any and all decendents of Martin Luther MITCHEL and Mary M. CATES. Lived in the Nacona and Spanish Fort area of the county.Some of their childrens names are as follows: Cloud James MITCHELL Alice Leaather MITCHELL Era Victoria MITCHELL Martin Lee MITCHELL Warner B. MITCHELL Hattie Monroe MITCHELL Bonnie MITCHELL Earl MITCHELL I am the 3rd great grandson of Thomas and Elizabeth (RUFF) Mitchell through my mother. Her daughter Georgia is my great grand aunt. William Martin Cates is my half first cousin. Williams' sister Mary, wife of Martin Luther MITCHELL is also my first cousin. Any help would be appreciated. My database contains over 6000 nams. Mostly CATES, MITCHELL, ADAMSON, STEPHENS. Most originated in Clayton County Georgia.

DATE: Sat Jan 17 20:23:21 1998
NAME: James Martin
EMAIL: admin@gem-
NOTE: 103 N. Hitchcock Hobart, OK 73651
QRYTEXT: I am seeking information concerning the MARTIN FAMILY who lived in Stoneburg Texas in 1890's. My grandfather was born in Stoneburg on April 27, 1896. His name is John Henry Martin. He had a brother who's name is James Franklin Martin. His fathers name is James Calvin Martin and his mothers name is Laura Parkey Martin. Any information that you can provide will be greatly appreciated.
URL: http://www.gem-

DATE: Fri Jan 16 18:18:40 1998
NAME: DeLoris Howell
NOTE: P.O. Box 850407 Yukon, OK 73085
QRYTEXT: My grandparents were JAMES HOWARD WALDEN AND ARITE MAE BLACKBURN. I am searching for any descendants of James Howard Walden's brothers or sisters. I have very little information on him, he was born in 1875, Waco TX, married Arite Mae Blackburn of Montague Co TX about 1902. Brothers were Will (one arm) Vail and George who was living in Wichita Falls in the late 1950, early 1960 (understand he had quite afew sons, all played music and may of had their own band. Would love to hear from any of the families.

DATE: Fri Jan 16 18:26:20 1998
NAME: Deloris Howell
NOTE: P.O. Box 850407 Yukon, OK 73085
QRYTEXT: I am searching for the burial place of my great grandmother Nancy (Blackburn) Leatherman, believe she died about 1903 around Dyemound, Bowie or ST. Joe. Any Information would be appreciated. Her dauthers and their husband of Montague Co. were Mary Bell and George Blackburn, Permelia Jane and Samuel P. Blackburn and Allica and JBF Baker.

DATE: Fri Jan 16 18:53:48 1998
NAME: DeLoris Howell
NOTE: PO Box 850407 Yukon, OK 73085
QRYTEXT: My gr gr grandparents were Preston Blackburn and Matilda (Tilda) Neideffer. I would like to find the burial place for both Matilda and Preston (don/t know when he died), I believe Matilda died in either 1872 or 1873 as Preston married a Mrs Mary Jane Ellis in Sept 1873, Montague Co, TX. Tax records show Preston was in Montague Co in 1872, 1873, 1876. Would appreciate any information on Preston and Matilda, and Preston and his second wife Mary Jane Ellis. Also searching for any information on grgr grandmother Nancy (Blackburn) Leatherman children: William, David, Miles and Alica. Alica married a BJF Baker in Montague Co in 1876. I have very little information on theses four children, she had two other daughter Mary Bell and Permelia Jane. Both Preston and Nancy parents were William Blackburn and Nancy Thacker. Will exchange information with anyone with information on any of the family line above.

DATE: Sat Jan 10 10:25:21 1998
NAME: J. Hathcock
NOTE: 813 E Waco St Broken Arrow OK 74011-403-
SURNAMES: CUMMINS,WilliamA; CRABB,Emma;CRUMP,Dora; STEPHENSON,Ida,mother is Mary Jane ANDERSON STEPHENSON CARY; CARY,James H is son of Mary Jane; Also: GARTON ventured int Montague from Hill Co TX SERIGHT,Mamie;
QRYTEXT: CUMMINS/CRUMP m. 1884 Montague; Ida and WA CUMMINS m. 1884. IDA b. Aug1866. CUMMINS clan close ties (even today!) - came from PRAIRIE CO AR. Family went into IT at Cornish, ventured to HARMON CO OK; have extensive file and WILL SHARE!

DATE: Sat Jan 3 08:35:30 1998
NAME: Uletha Hudman
QRYTEXT: Lookng for infomation about my greatgrandparents JOE S. VICK b. 5-27- 1891 in Brownstown, Arkamsas, d. 2-18-1961. LIZZY ETHYL VICK JONES b. 12- 22-1892 in Montauge,Tx. d. 5-12-1948. They had a daughter BEATRICE VICK b.3-11-1913, d. 4-22-1981 in Vian, Ok. Beatrice married HUGE JUSTICE, b. 6-11-1906 in Tx. d.5-1983 in Ardmore Ok. I would like to know more infomation about my grandfather HUGE JUSTICE and his parents. ALSO MORE INFOMATION ABOUT LIZZY ETHYL 'VICK' JONES. I HAVE A LIST OF ALL THE VICK CHILDREN AND DATES IF ANYONE IS INTERESTED. THANK YOU Uletha Hudman

DATE: Sat Jan 3 07:16:23 1998
NAME: Lisse McBride
NOTE: 1427 April St South Lakeland, FL 33813
QRYTEXT: Malinda(Marinda) O. E. AICK was born in Montague Co Jan 31, 1880. Unsure of spelling of last name. Parents could be A & Josephine EICK. Have marr record for Malinda O.E. Aick in Young Co in 1895 to Thomas Calvin Dixon. 1920 Young Co census lists "Marinda" and Calvin DIXON. Lists her birthplace as TX. Parents birthplaces as Kansas and Michigan.

DATE: Wed Dec 31 16:36:49 1997
NAME: Cheryl McKenrick
NOTE: Cheryl McKenrick 20227-80 Th Ave Ne Sp 14 Arlington Washington 98223
QRYTEXT: Montaque Co I,am Looking for the obits of My GGGrandparents John Archer B. 1844 Dublin Ireland and His wife Rachel E Ames B.1842 Ky census show they lived in Montague Co From 1888 to 1920 I found Rachel up until the 1900 Census Beleave she died Between 1900 and 1910 I Found John until the 1910 census I have a copy of his pension records that show he was a live until 1915 They lived in the town of Bowie Tx am willing to pay for the copys of there obits Thank you

DATE: Tue Dec 30 15:24:47 1997
NAME: Nelle Craig
NOTE: P.O. Box #389 Kingsland, TX 78639
QRYTEXT: I would like to contact descendants of Montague County resident Robert H. BURNETT. He lived in Montague County from early 1880s until his death in 1918. Thanks. Nelle Craig

DATE: Thu Dec 25 16:29:18 1997
NAME: Don Ward
NOTE: 300 S. Hartford, Edmond OK 73003
QRYTEXT: Would like info as to ancestry of JAMES W. and MARTHA STUBBLEFIELD. James W. Stubblefield married Martha Mainard in Carroll Co., TN Sep 9, 1847. James b abt 1830, Martha b abt 1830. Lived in Franklin Co., AR, and Montague Co., TX. Both died and were buried in Montague Co. James was buried in Smryna Cem abt 1900, I believe Martha was buried at Sunset Cem. abt 1906. James and Martha were my G-Grandparents. Don Ward at Edmond OK

DATE: Mon Dec 15 04:47:35 1997
NAME: Alvin Allen
NOTE: 2704 W. Mendoza Ave. Mesa, AZ 85202
QRYTEXT: want to contact descendants of Bailey Allen, who lived in Montague County in 1880 census. He was b. in Missouri abt 1846, and parents b. in Ky. his wife was Mary, b. abt 1854, in Texas. Their children were John, William, Raford, and James. May have been more. Bailey is buried in Montague County. He was not in Montague in 1870. Anyone with info on this family, please contact me. Thanks.

DATE: Mon Dec 15 12:59:34 1997
NAME: Myra Wilburn
EMAIL: mjwalb
NOTE: 1101 Western Meadows Rd., NW Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87114
QRYTEXT: PEARSON,Samuel James married to Nora, son Owen M., lived in Montague County, St. Jo area from about 1910 to 1925. Confederate Veteran, widow drew pension from Montague County. Buried in Prairie Parish Cemetery. Any information on life there or grave marker or living relatives in that area.

DATE: Fri Dec 14 06:44:14 1997
NAME: Bob Hudspeth
QRYTEXT: Interested in any information on HUDSPETH and/or BURNS in Montague County, TX.

DATE: Sun Dec 7 00:15:44 1997
NAME: Jackie Ashley Pace
NOTE: 2206 John Street Pasadena, TX 77502
QRYTEXT: CLARK, LANE RICHEY: Larkin Levine CLARK (ca 1810 OH - aft 1881 Ringold, Montague Co, TX) & Martha A.; c: John A; L.C; Geo W; Henry Chancey; Sarah M (1862 New Sherman TX - 1950 Washita Co, OK - m. David Crockett LANE 1881 Sherman?); Thomas J;Susanna E; James; Nancy Bell; Charles W. David LANE's daughters Hattie m. Zacharia Edward RICHEY & Sadie Bell m. James Mitchell RICHEY. Seek any family contacts. ***Jackie Ashley Pace, Pasadena TX;

DATE: Sun Dec 7 19:10:58 1997
NAME: Kathy Reeves
NOTE: 9215 FM 1130 Orange TX 77632
QRYTEXT: Looking for information about the parents of JOHN WILLIAM DAVIS born May 31 1876 in a log cabin west of Montague. He married Francis Marian BOYD (born Jan 5, 1878) on Dec. 23 1897 in Montague. I was told that John was orphaned. Would appreciate any help. Would also like to find the name of Francis (Fannie) Boyds mother- father's name was John Allen Boyd born May 29 1850. His first wife (Fannie's mother) died and he remarried a woman also named Fannie (I think).

DATE: Sun Dec 7 20:57:27 1997
NAME: Mary McCrury
NOTE: Mary McCrury 1433 Inwood Dr. Odessa, Tx. 79761
QRYTEXT: I am searching for information on LOU BELL MC DONALD. She was born about 1867. My information is very limited and I would appreciate anything on her. Thank you, Mary McCrury

DATE: Sat Dec 6 00:38:53 1997
NAME: Caroline Price
NOTE: 129 Western Saginaw, TX 76179-1346
QRYTEXT: Looking information for Peter Hudson "Hud" BAILEY (b 6 SEP 1870; Eastmann, Pulaski Co., AR - d 16 APR 1959; Wichita Falls, Clay Co., TX) m 1891 DEC 13; Stonypoint, Montague Co., TX to Juliear "Julia" and/or "Carrie" Caroline EVERETT (b 23 FEB 1874; Whitesboro, Cooke Co., TX - d 11 OCT 1955; Nocona, Montague Co., TX). Juliear is the dau. of Leander P. EVERETT and Nancy Ann "Nannie" EUBANKS. Peter's parents are Rowan B. BAILEY (b 7 JAN 1839; Anson Co.?, NC - d 17 FEB 1891; Montague Co., TX) and Elizabeth J. PEABODY (b 21 APR 1841; Perry Co.?, AL or SC - 9 MAR 1906; Montague Co., TX). [Elizabeth's maiden name has not been proven, it was told to me by an Aunt.] I am having difficulty with a marriage record for Rowan and Elizabeth and would like to know more about them.

DATE: Sat Dec 6 00:29:24 1997
NAME: Caroline Price
NOTE: 129 Western Saginaw, TX 76179-1346
QRYTEXT: Interested in locating and corresponding with related families. Looking for the 9 children of Bertha Moren and John Williams. Looking for descendants of Carrie Bailey and H. J. Allen, Willie P. Bailey (Jackson) (buried at Perryman), Jewett Bailey and Florence Jameson, Stories and general memories about Peter Hudson "Hud" Bailey and Juliear Caroline "Julia or Carrie" Everett and/or Rowan B. Bailey and Elizabeth J. "Lizzie" Peabody (buried at Perryman) and/or Leander P. Everett and Nancy Ann "Nannie" Eubanks (buried at Starkey) Copies of old obituaries are great! The obituary for Mrs. Julia Bailey is in the Nocona Newspaper. Would like to know Colquit F. Bailey's middle name (child of Peter and Juliear Bailey, who died about ae. 9; Perryman Cem.)

DATE: Fri Dec 5 19:16:04 1997
NAME: patricia moritz
QRYTEXT: Searching for information on James Moody Childress a Church of Christ minister in Bowie, TX in the 1930's. Also, searching for information on James Howard Childress, son of James Moody Childress, who was buried in Bowie, TX in 1936. James Howard Childress was also a Church of Christ Minister who was killed in an automobile accident outside of Houston, TX in 1936.

DATE: Fri Dec 5 19:32:55 1997
NAME: patricia moritz
QRYTEXT: Searching for information on the LAUDERDALE family who lived in St. Jo, TX in the 1920's or perhaps 1930's. Henry Turner LAUDERDALE had a twin brother (name unknown) who is believed to have lived in St. Jo. Henry Turner Lauderdale had two daughters, Clarice and Agnes.

Evelyne Keith Thu Nov 6 06:44:00 1997
Seeking information on descendents of Anderson PUCKETT and wife Elisabeth ELLIS PUCKETT who are listed in the 1880 census of Montague County. Daughter Rosa V. married Fred L. BARTRAM in 1885; Dtr Nancy Jane married J. P. GIBBINS in 1881. Did son Thomas marry in Montague County? When/where did Anderson die? Did Elisabeth later marry Henry SCHRADER in Missouri in 1911?
Nancy Tacker Fri Oct 28 22:46:00 1997
I am looking for a William/Billie Henry Chandler b ABT 1827 in Tn d. 1915 in Montague TX. His first wife was Matilda Graves Chandler. They had four girls 1.Alice b.1859 2.Ida b.1861. 3. Ola b.1863 4. Cleo b.1865.Wife 2. Sarah Doughty Chandler b.ABT 1860 in Mo d.1923 in Chandler Ok. William Henry Chandler and Sarah had one son William Virgil Chandler b.1894 in Montague Tx.William Virgil Chandler married Lillie Bell Turner in Tage Tx Montague County in 1912/13 Lillie bell's father was James Turner her brother was Frank Turner. Sarah Doughty Chandler's father was James patterson Doughty. William Henry is buried in the tage cemetary and I think matilda is buried there to. William Henry and Matilda's girls was married to a sears ,chandler,Wilson Bridgewater??? any help would be great.I have more info if needed
Elizabeth Fiscus (Jimerson) Fri Oct 10 22:05:28 1997
JIMMERSON/JIMERSON and MC CAULEY FAMILIES I am seeking the burial place of CLARA ELIZABETH JIMMERSON (MC CAULEY)b. 1887 Henderson, Texas-Rusk County.Her parents were JOHN H.MCCAULEY and ELIZA FLANAGAN of Henderson. About 1920 she and her husband SAMUEL WEISMAN JIMMERSON,SR.,moved to Bowie, Texas- Montague County, where Samuel was city manager of Bowie. Clara died April 25, 1924 in Bowie, shortly after the birth of my father, Samuel,Jr. We belived Clara is buried near Bowie, but there isno one left alive with certain knowledge about this. Her family would deeply appreciate any information as it is very important to us to locate her resting place and make sure she has a gravestone.Any information on anyone in this family line would be appreciated.
Kim Sun Oct 5 12:25:02 1997
I am looking for Syd and Velora ADAMS. They were in Montague County in 1910 census records. There children were Fannie, Etta, Virgil and Jessie ADAMS. Syd was born abt. 1872. Syd & Velora ADAMS were married about 1892. Would like to find someone with information about this family.
C. R. Holley Thu Sep 25 18:00:57 1997
Children of George W. and Sarah(JOHNSON)FARRIS ended up as orphans in Jack Co. There father died in Montague Co. shortly after moving there from IN. William Thomas and Rosette went to OK. Mattie, Spicey and John stayed. Need more info on parents.
James H. Ragon Wed Sep 24 19:03:36 1997
Desire to contact decendents of Francis Marion WELCH, b 1831 and Nathan GEE. They moved from Hardeman Co., Tn., about 1875 to Sunset, Tx. area. Will share family data.
Nelle Craig Wed Sep 24 07:44:23 1997
I am seeking a death/burial place in Montague Co. (or perhaps Clay) for my ggf, Samuel Knox INGRAM. He paid taxes in 1892 in Montague Co. In following years his wife paid taxes on that property. She is buried in the Bowie City Cemetery but he seems not to be. Does anyone have information on SAMUEL KNOX INGRAM?
Bill Reynolds Sat Sep 20 11:48:05 1997
I am looking for anyone (or decendents) of Prescott DAVIS b. 1814 TN m. Dorothy “Dollie” EVANS b. 1818 TN. Their children were Isaac, Mary (b.1853 TX), Henry (b.1864 TX) & Nancy Minerva m. Kenndon Goodrich HEARD Jr. They are shown on the 1880 census for Montague County.
Don Thompson Thu Sep 11 07:35:27 1997
Looking for information on the following THOMPSONS in Montague County - 1880 Census - Wm. Thompson 61 VA VA SC Invalid Sarah A. 47 IN OH OH Jemima Waller 9 TX IL IN (stepdaughter) N. A. Applewhite 6 TX MS IN "Montage County Cemetery Book - Vol. 1" (Thelma Ann Pickard) W. M. Thompson - age 70 - died 9 Aug 1891 Appreciate any information on any of these people but especially the WILLIAM THOMPSONS.
Peggy C. Wilson Fri Sep 5 09:29:40 1997
WINTON-COZART: Would like to correspond with anyone researching Stephen Robert Winton and Elizabeth Paralee Cozart who settled in Montague Co., Texas around 1900.
Nancy Charlton Thu Sep 4 17:30:43 1997
PILCHER- looking for any information on the PILCHER family living in Montaque Co. in 1880. Louisa PILCHER was my husbands greatgrandmother, her family may have been from Mo. and she may have had Indian blood. She died about 1889-90 she was married to Thomas MARTIN. Any information on this family would be appreciated.
Bonnie Oliver Sun Aug 31 12:32:20 1997
Looking for information on Adelbert SPENCER. My husbands grandmother, Ida May SPENCER was born 30 NOV 1881 MontagueCo. TX Adelbert was her father. Also looking for any information on her mother Julia PERRY. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have come up against a brick wall on this line. H e l p P l e a s e.
Robert Winter Thu Aug 28 14:27:17 1997
Infomation on Robert Lee WINTER, born 1872 in Natchez, MS, died 1942 in Nocona, TX. Married to Beatrice. Lived in Dublin, TX, moved to Lamesa, TX, before finally settling in Nocona, TX.
Liz Hazer-Prohaska Sat Aug 23 17:56:38 1997
Looking for information on the family of James Franklin JOHNS b 1842 MO d 1901 Cooke Co, TX m 1866 Grayson Co, TX Susan J. MCGAUGHY b 1843 Lee Co, MS d 1916 Montague Co, TX. ch: Lilli B. b 1870 TX, Elias Frank b 1872 TX d 1910 Cooke Co, TX, Elmer Wilson b 1874 Cooke Co, TX d 1971 Tarrant Co, TX, Mary Katherine b 1877 Cooke Co, TX d 1965 Hughes Co, OK, George W. b 1880 TX, Olie W. b 1882 TX.
Bonnie Oliver Sat Aug 23 17:09:06 1997
Looking for information on Luther Green STEWART born 26 Feb 1878 in Bowie, Montague Co. Tx married 19 Apr 1904 where(?) died 6 Apr 1938 Rough & Ready, Nevada Co, CA married to Ida May SPENCER by 22 Nov 1883, father was Frankin Adelbert SPENCER mother was Juia PERRY. Luther's father John Gilmore STEWART b Wayne Co KY d McAllen, Hildago Co. TX.
Elizabeth Deihl Wed Aug 6 11:01:24 1997
John W WOMBLE b. 1825 Bedford Co, Tn. with wife, Jane WOOD b. 1832 Tn. and his mother, Joanna Warren WOMBLE are listed on 1850 Bowie Co. census. The 1860 Montague Co. census lists him with wife Mary B. and chrn: Nancy E., Alice C., Jarrold S. and John Warren. Seeking death date and burial place of John W. He was the first Postmaster of Head of Elm in 1860. What was Mary B. last name? She was wed to John B GRAFT on 1870 Montague Co census. Nancy wed Henry A BLAINE, Alice wed W A WILLIAMS, Jarrold wed Eliza(beth) BOX and John Warren wed Telithe CUMI. Any info on this family will be most appreciated.
Lois Weaver Sat Jul 5 12:32:25 1997
Searching for info re: TERRY and GREESON families. Jim Edd Greeson died in Montague Co. in 1925. John H. Terry was an undertaker in Bowie, TX. Mr. Terry was Jim Edd's grandfather. Any info will be appreciated.
Mary Clement Douglass Mon Jun 23 07:43:34 1997
George Preston DOUGLASS, b. ca. 1833, Campbell co. TN, migrated to Montague co. TX after 1865. He married his second wife, Delitha DELANEY or DELVANEY, ca. 1877. They had a son George. When/where did George Preston marry Delitha? When/where did he die? Contact Thanks, Mary Douglass
Lloyd A. Waldrep Mon Jun 23 15:59:35 1997
Searching for a marriage record of Daniel Richard HAYS and Martha Edie (Eda) LUNA that took place in Bowie, Montague County, Texas on 11 Oct 1888. Tell me how much a copy costs so I can make sure you are reimbursed. I will be offline end of June through mid July.
Lloyd A. Waldrep Sun Jun 22 09:41:56 1997
Searching for information about Peter Taylor LUNA and his wife Sarah Matilda TEDFORD that were married 8 Feb 1868 in MS and moved to Montague County TX before 1900. They lived near Bowie or Fruitland. A son, John Smith Carroll LUNA, b. 29 Dec 1881, MS, d. 23 Dec 1959, is buried in Salena Cemetery in or near Bowie. Looking for any descendants. Thanks
Elaine GROOMER Petitjean Sat Jun 21 16:24:48 1997
Searching for burial place of my great grandfather JACOB GROOMER, who came to Montague County from Grayson County where he homesteaded land in what is known as JACOB GROOMER Survey. Date of death 11 March 1887 somewhere near St. Jo in Montague County. Also, what was his relationship to B.F. GROOMER who homesteaded land in Montague County on property known as B.F. GROOMER Survey. Where did B.F. GROOMER go to or is he buried in Montague County? The wife of JACOB GROOMER was FRANCES BROWN and they had 9 or 10 children. Any information concerning these two ancestors will be greatly appreciated.
Elaine A Fink Fri Jun 20 15:48:03 1997
ANDERSON/MCNABB/CHAMPAGNE Looking to find my father's family. They lived in the following towns:Nacona, St Jo, Sadler and Tiaoga, Sherman, Dennison. Great Grandfather James Madsion McNabb had a farm in Nacona. Please if you are related I would like to hear from you!
Jessie NORRIS Panks Wed Jun 18 15:52:28 1997
NORRIS: Looking for information on Oscar NORRIS b.1882 AK & Nancy NORRIS b. 1883 and their children: Nora b. 1904 TX, Willie Lee b. 1907 TX, Houston b.1910 TX, Elio/Elias? b.1913 TX, Audrey b. 1915 TX, Archa b. 1917 TX. 1910 lived in Cooke Co. TX, Found Nancy & children living in Illinois Bend, Montague Co. TX 1920. Oscar NORRIS died in Illinois Bend, TX in 1918. Trying to locate descendents. Possibly in the Pampa TX. area. ANY information would be helpful!!! Thanks! JNORRISP
Patricia Weger Tue Jun 17 08:54:38 1997
I am researching BARCLAY. William David BARCLAY born 7 Aug 1888 in Montague County & died 28 May 1936 in Hall County. He married Sue Zetta Jane Kuykendall 11 Aug 1911 in Montague Co., TX. His parents were William F BARCLAY & Susan Ann VARCE. Wm F BARCLAY born abt 1845 in MO & Susan Ann VARCE born abt 1847 in IN maybe PA. She died 13 Sep 1899 in Montague Co., TX. I would like to get in touch with anyone who can give me information on these people. Sue Zetta Jane KUYKENDALL born 3 Dec 1894 Montague County to Sol KUYKENDALL & Nancy Jane HARRISON. Sol was born 21 Aug 1860 either in Montague or in AL died 20 Feb 1947 Montague County. Nancy Jane born 19 Jun 1870 Love Co., MO & died 1 Jun 1941. Sol's parents were Wm Carol (Guy) KUYKENDALL born 14 Dec 1828 in AL or VA died 24 May 1903 Montague. He was married to Eliza Jane McANEER born 16 Jun 1834 died 18 May 1911 Montague. Nancy Jane's parents were Nimrod HARRISON born 20 Aug 1849 MO & died 20 Nov 1883 and Susan HARRIS born 20 Nov 1844 MO & died 25 Jan 1925. Any help would be appreciated.
Wallace MAYBERY Mon Jun 16 10:37:10 1997
Searching for information on Francis Mae WOOD b6-2-1904 to Frank WOOD and Martha Jane DENHAM in Sunset, Montague, TX. Frank WOOD b: in TX and DENHAM b: in AR. Would like any info on marriage, birthdates, etc.
Bill Booth Fri Jun 13 19:33:44 1997
Looking for information of Thomas MATTHEWS who married Mary Ellen MEDFORD. They had a daughter Samella MATTHEWS, born April 11, 1874. Mary Ellen then married a man with the last name BOOTH. Also looking for information regarding Anderson BOOTH who moved from kansas in the early 1900's . His brother Thomas Hobbs BOOTH married Samella Matthews on Oct. 9. 1893. in Wellington , Kansas. Last known whereabouts of Anderson BOOTH was Bowie Texas. The BOOTH that was the second husband of Mary Ellen MEDFORD was an uncle or cousin of Anderson and Thomas Hobbs BOOTH. any information would be appreciated. The father of Anderson andThomas Hobbs was a J. J. BOOTH. Samella MATTHEWS was born in Montague County.
Jeff Kemp Thu Jun 12 20:21:29 1997
I would like to hear from descendants of John Flavious PASCHALL b: 1831 Henry Co., TN d: 3/20/1910 in Nocona, Montague Co., TX and his wife; Melissa Clementine Reynolds PASCHALL b: 1838 Henry Co., TN d: 3/1907 Montague Co., TX. They are suppossed to be buried in Starkey Cemetery, Nocona, Montague Co., TX. Does anyone have a record of burials in Starkey Cemetery? Thanks!!
Lesley Bitting Sun Jun 1 16:40:39 1997
I am looking for the parents of Harriet Lee MCPHERSON-- b. 9 Nov 1882; d. 10 Dec 1942 in Bowie and was buried in the Salona Cemetary. She married William Z. SPEIR and had 5 children-- Della HEEL, Vida INMAN.
Jessie Norris Panks Fri May 30 13:36:04 1997
NORRIS Looking for any and all information on OSCAR NORRIS and his family that lived in Illinois Bend, Montague Co. TX. Oscar NORRIS and his wife Nancy were living in Illinois Bend in 1918 with their children Nora NORRIS, Willie NORRIS, Houston NORRIS, Elio or Elias NORRIS, Audrey NORRIS and Archa NORRIS. Oscar died in 1918 from complications caused by the Measles and was buried in the Illinois Bend Cemetery. Nancy age 47, and the children were still living in Illinois Bend on the 1920 Census. They possible owned a farm there. I am very interested in finding this family, what happened to them and their decendants. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
R.T. HAMMERSLEY JR. Mon May 26 11:25:15 1997
I am seeking information on the Jacob HAMMERSLEY SR. FAMILY. His wife, Marth HAMMERSLEY, his sons: Jacob HAMMERSLEY JR., John HAMMERSLEY and Richard T. HAMMERSLEY. A daughter, Susan HAMMERSLEY They were listed in the 1880 US census as living in Montague Counyt, District No. 6. The occupation of Jacob HAMMERSLEY SR. and JR. was listed as raising stock. The other three children were listed as attending school. Jacob HAMMERSLEY SR. was also listed in the 1890 Special Census of the Army, Navy and Marines Survivors of the War of the Rebelion (Civil War) as living in Nocona, Texas. Also, he is listed on several land deeds on file in the Montague County Clerks office. The date of the deeds are in the 1880,s Any info will be appreciated. my e-mail
Peggy Thompsen Fri May 23 23:40:52 1997
Looking to contact descendants of Jesse Alford TRAYLOR (1821 Pike Co. IN- 1905 Montague Co. TX) & wives 1)Orleana REDDICK; 2) Margaret Ann CARLTON (m. 1) Andy POWERS). Children: Emily A. (HINKLE) b. ca.. 1843; Elizabeth C. (RIDDLES) b. 1844; Malissa b. ca. 1848; Washington K. b. 1850; Barton A. b. 1853; Martha b. ca. 1855; Milly b. ca. 1857; William b. ca. 1864; Andrew S. b. ca. 1866. Children 2nd marr.: Claude b. 1878; Amelia Ann b. 1880; Mack C. (1881-1969); De Roy "Pat" (1886- 1962); Richard; & Luiza. Jesse was a resident of Hunt Co. 1855- 1905.
P.Blair Thu May 15 08:38:01 1997
iSeeking info on LUALLEN SANFORD BLAIR born abt 1844 in Alabama. Married Emily Frances Morris in Cooke, Co.Tx Nov 4, 1869. Died in Montague Co. Tx Aug 2, 1890. Had several children,John Henry, Mary Elizabeth,Minnie Lou,Ruby Viels,Lemuel Allen, Joseph Edward, and William Guy. Any info
Carolyn Sparks Mon May 12 09:49:24 1997
I am interested in obtaining any information on the following family: GIBSON, Barney b. 10/4/1855 Meigs County, Tennessee d. 10/15/1916 Montague County, Texas m. 8/19/1976 Fannin County, Texas w.Margaret Elizabeth WRISTEN Children: GIBSON, Josephine J. b. june 1877 d. 1944 m. 11/4/1894 James Etter GIBSON, Charles Randolph b. 12/4/1878 Grayson County, Texas d. 1935 Wichita County, Texasm. 7/22/1900 Montague County, Texas w. Elizabeth FRANKS GIBSON, Dora Venetta b. 4/3/1881 d. 8/19/1957 m. 12/2/1901 sp. Joseph Ashford GIBSON, Hattie Mae GIBSON, Minnie Lee
Jessie Norris Panks Sat May 10 08:17:05 1997
Seeking information on children of Oscar Bailey NORRIS b.1882 and wife Nancy. Children are: Nora NORRIS b.abt 1904, Willie Lee NORRIS b. 1907, Houston NORRIS b.1910, Elio NORRIS b.1913, Audrey NORRIS b.1915, and Archa NORRIS b.1917. This family is found on the 1910 Census in Texas. On the 1920 Census in Montague Texas, Nancy NORRIS with children only. Oscar died in 1918 in Illinois Bend, TX. These people are direct decendents and I would like to know what happened to them. ANY information would be greatly appreciated.
Alfred C. Ellis Sat May 10 19:37:15 1997
My greatgrandmother was Margaret Evaline PAINTER. Many of her relatives left Dekalb County, Al in the late 1880's and travelled by train to what was then Spanish Fort, Texas. My greatgrandmother kept in touch with these relatives by mail until she died in 1912. Some of the other families who moved along with the PAINTERS,were the BOULDINS, CROWS, CROWNOVERS, YORKS, AND HILLS. I would be interested in corresponding with any of the descendants of these families if they are around. Thank you.
June 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 reciepts from Montague County 1908 and 1910. Need info on his parents, possibly from Illinois.
Gary Witcher Sun May 4 15:13:42 1997
Seeking information about Samuel N. ROYAL (1860-1893) and his wife Nora Grant BRITTON (1867-1937) married Montague Co. 16 April 1884.
Wesley PARKER Fri May 2 12:13:27 1997
Seeking any info on the following family: William M. RIPPETOE b. May 18, 1843 in MO, d. 1924 at Hollis, Harmon Co., OK. Married Feb. 27, 1867 in Carroll Co., MO, Margaret Ann LINNEY b. Feb. 1847 in MO, d. 1912 at Shamrock, Wheeler Co., TX. They had they following children: (I)James Perry b. Nov. 30, 1869 in MO. The next four were born in Montague County, Texas: (2)John T. b. Feb. 13, 1877, (3)Maggie Lee (my grandmother) b. Feb. 9, 1881, (4)Hattie P b. Feb. 1883, (5)William P. b. May, 1886. (6)Lela A. b. Dec. 1892 in OK Terr., (7) Allie (?), (8) Annie (?), (9) Ellie (?). Judging by the children's place of birth and dates, they removed from MO to Montague Co. sometime between 1869 and 1877. I'd like to find out where and when they settled there and make contact with any other RIPPETOE/LINNEY researchers in the area.

Sun Apr 13 12:53:08 1997

According to the research of Dr. Alton R. PRUIT published in his book, The Search for David: A Study of the Pruit Family, John Dave "J.D." PRUIT was born April 30, 1850 in Benton, Conway County, Arkansas. He married Nan Elizabeth CURRY October 20, 1873 in Tarrant County, TX. Nan was born July 6, 1853 in Coles County, Illinois. J.D. died Feb 20, 1933 and Nan died four years later, June 22, 1937. Both are buried in Causey Cemetery, Roosevelt County, New Mexico. They were blessed with seven children: Benjamin Franklin "Frank" PRUIT b. Aug. 1, 1874 near Forestburg, Montague County, TX d. Nov. 21, 1952 in Roswell, New Mexico John Aelick PRUIT b. Oct. 1876 near Forestburg, Montague County, TX d. July 31, 1920 and buried near Sweetwater, TX Thomas Jefferson PRUIT b. Apr. 7, 1878 near Forestburg, Montague County, TX d. Sept. 10, 1913 in Trent, TX George Washington PRUIT b. Feb. 15, 1880 near Forestburg, Montague County, TX d. Sept. 4, 1924 in Clovis, NM Amanda Adeline PRUIT b. Nov 21, 1881 near Forestburg, Montague County, TX d. May 9, 1947 in Irving, TX Nan Elizabeth PRUIT b. Mar. 7, 1884 in Montague County, TX d. Jan 5, 1965, buried at Dallas, TX Sally Ann PRUIT b. Dec 15, 1885 near Forestburg, Montague County, TX d. March 28, 1953 in Clovis, NM I'm looking for information about the PRUITS or about Forestburg, Montague County, TX.
Ann Storer Sat Apr 12 09:00:22 1997
Searching for Thornton Cheshire-formerly of jefferson co,tenn. moved with his family to Bowie after 1850. Ann Storer
H. Neil Smith Wed Apr 9 13:49:59 1997
I'm looking for the following surnames that came from Montague County, Texas: HUNT, MOBLEY, GENTRY, MILLER, BARNETT, and BARRETT.
Sandy De Taranto Tue Apr 8 09:08:21 1997
RICHARDSON,John Dade, b May 1858 Montague County, TX. D Nov 1937 Trousdale, OK. m Nancy Elizabeth HUCKABAY/HUCKABY Jan 18, 1881 TX. Nancy b Oct 1860 in Montague County, TX. d Jan 11, 1919 in Trousdale, OK. Need both John and Nancy's parents info.
Norma Karter Fri Apr 4 20:42:40 1997
Seeking information of Thomas B. SHAW and wife Clarissa KENNEDY. They moved to Montague County sometime around 1900. Thomas was born in 1844 and died ] in 1921. They are both buried in Brushy Cemetery in Bowie. They had the following childen: Mary, Jane, James, Thomas, John, Quincy, Hatty, Hauty, Pearl (married A.E. PRESTWOOD) and Ben Frank. Their son Thomas A. married Eula Pearl MCGEE in Montague on Dec 22,1901. They are both buried in Brushy Cemetery in Bowie. They had the following children: Loyd, Lacey, Fleda, Jewel, Roy, Lilly and Keith.
Jeff Thu Apr 3 12:42:35 1997
I have a post card mailed at Montague in June 1876 from a Richard? STINE to his mother Nancy Stine at Henrietta.Anyone know about these two individuals?
W.O. Gunstanson Thu Apr 3 16:26:16 1997
Requesting anyone that could please lookup marriage for Gunstan GUNSTANSON to Malinda Caroline WILLIAMS in about 1875. They were supposed to be living in Bowie around that time. I would appreciate any help for these people. Thanks
Mary Jo Moore Wed Apr 2 17:36:41 1997
Am looking for information concerning Charles Tellis GUINN. He lived in Montague Co., between 1856-1865. He and his wife, Nancy Davis Guinn, had several children and the last on was born in Montague Co., Houston Thomas Guinn. C. T. and his brother, Jesse Pierce Guinn, were both in Colonel Billy Young's regiment in the 3ed Texas Cavalry in the Mexican War. They served in the Montague Co. Rangers during the Civil War. They were also envolved in the Gainsville Hangings. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Virgil Long Mon Mar 31 18:29:38 1997
SPEER SPEAR/S In 1879 a large migration of these families went from Cumberland and Barren counties in Kentucky by covered wagons to Montague county Texas. several children and grandchildren of Mathias SPEER(1811- 1905) were in this migration. There were probably other related families who went at this time. I would like to correspond with anyone who may be researching these families. I have this family back to 1605 in Scotland.
B. Lewis Mon Mar 24 19:07:29 1997
I am looking for information relating to GEORGE L. CURREY. He married OMA LILY CHANDLER in Bowie, Tx on Nov. 20, 1902. Any information is appreciated.
Ginny Bumgarner Fri Mar 21 23:25:36 1997
Seeking inforation on Seborn Gray WEBB, b. 1848 in Chambers Co., AL, died 19 Jul 1933 near Odell, Wilbarger Co., TX. He had twelve children and two step-children: By Adeline 'Addy' ALLEN he had William WEBB, Saleta WEBB(m. Joseph GRAHAM), William Alphus 'Alf'WEBB (m. Tabitha Ada WEBB), Liza J.WEBB (m. Tom WEST), John A. WEBB (m. Lillie Belle VESTAL), Julia C. WEBB (m. Charlie VESTAL), and Jeff J.WEBB. By Mary LAWSON SELVEGE (whom he married in Parker Co., TX on 27 Apr 1884), he had Effie Alma WEBB (m. John M. Smith), Alongo Gray WEBB, Albert WEBB, Ruth M. WEBB (m. Jessie C. DALTON), and Grace WEBB (m. Earl H. BRYANT and Charlie Vestal). Mary LAWSON SELVEGE WEBB had two children by her first marriage: Adelia 'Allie' SELVEGE GRAHAM, and Dorothy 'Dot' SELEGE WILSON. Seborn moved around Texas, living in Grayson Co., Montague Co., Clay Co. as well as Wilbarger. Interested in exchanging inforation on any of these people, their ancestors or descendants.
SHARON SPENCER WILLIS Wed Mar 19 07:49:59 1997
DAVIS, WARREN, RALPH I am researching the DAVIS, RALPH and WARREN fammilies in Montague County. Luke L. DAVIS and Dianah Ester (RALPH) DAVIS moved to Montague County around 1876. Their children were John Pinkney, Charles Leroy, L. Stanhope, Fletcher Gaimwell, Willaim Ralph, Hillard Standsbury, Robert Bascom, Ester S. Elizabeth, Lindsay C. and Mary (Molly) Catherine. Molly married John Allen Warren. The Warren children were Maude Omino, Willie, Elmore, Other, Eula, Beulah and Fletcher. I will be happy to share information on these families. Thank you.
SHARON SPENCER WILLIS Wed Mar 19 08:08:50 1997
SPENCER, WARREN, MATTHEWS I am researching the SPENCER, WARREN and MATTHEWS families in Montague County. My great grandfather, George Oliver SPENCER came to Montague County around 1898. My Great Grandmother, Maude Omino WARREN, first married Joshua J. Matthews. Their children were Mary MATTHEWS, Myrtle May MATTHEWS and Emmett E. MATTHEWS. After the death of Joshua, Maude married my great grandfather George Oliver Spencer in Montague County. The SPENCER children were Ren Onnis, Walter Allen, and Lou Ellen. George Onnis SPENCER was the fire chief of Bowie Texas from about 1899 until 1911. George had two brothers that possibly lived in Montague County. They were William Thomas (Tom) SPENCER and John L. SPENCER. I will be happy to share information on these families. Thank you.
Nancy Charlton Thu Mar 13 15:29:00 1997
Would like to correspond with any person having infomation, about a Thomas or W.T. MARTIN who lived in Montaque Co. in the 1870-1890's may have married a Louisa PILCHER, had children: Charlie, Wesley, Elizabeth and my husband's grandmother Laura Belle MARTIN Thank-you
Robert Black Sun Mar 9 07:51:49 1997
BLACK, CRABTREE...I am looking for information on James BLACK and his wife Tommie Marg CRABTREE. They lived mainly in Young county but I have information that shows Tommie CRABTREE's family possibly owned a farm north of Bowie in Montague County in the late 1800's. Any information on either of these families would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Carl Brashar Thu Mar 6 11:55:19 1997
Looking for any information on ELIJAH and REBECCA BRASHAR (Rebecca died in Sunset, TX or Bowie, TX around 1949-1950). They lived and owned commodities business in Sunset, Montague, Texas beginning in middle to later 1800's up through at least 1950's. Children were/are HENRY BRASHAR, STELLA BRASHAR BAKOURIS, BETTY BRASHAR LAWRANCE and others names I don't have. Looking also for TOM and SARA CROW/E around the same time. Their daughter OLIVIA ALICE CROW/E married Henry Brashar. Some of Henry's children were/are ARCHIE, LEANDER, EXIE BRASHAR HARMON.
Nell Sat Mar 1 17:44:30 1997
Seeking death date and actual place of burial placeof Thomas P. STOCKTON who was in Montague Co., TX 1880 age 65 with son, Carter. Where happened to Carter?
Don Sullins Thu Feb 27 15:10:32 1997
Seeking info on Elsie COPELAND, b. 30 Nov 1900, Montague County, Texas. m. 13 Sep 1920, William BRITTON (unknown if they were married in TX or OK). Father was Thomas H. COPELAND, Mother was Martha ARMSTRONG. Any help would be appreciated.
Wendy Jacobs Tue Feb 25 21:00:01 1997
Seeking descendants of Thomas and Eliza Jane PICKERING JETER of Montague & Cooke CO.,TX. and Carter & Love CO.,OK. Related names: CHOATE-HARRISON-WOOD-BROWN-GOODALL-BUTLER-HEWITT
Linda Coleman Sun Feb 23 20:55:11 1997
PAINE--Seeking information about James "Madison" PAINE(1818- 1939) who with wife Margaret J.TALLEY(b.1821) moved from Tennessee to RuskCo,Denton Co, and then Montague Co. with son,Thomas P.PAINE,and other children,after Civil War.
Janelle Foster Thu Feb 20 10:25:38 1997 William G. CALLAHAN - who was in Montague Co. by 1885 when he married Emma Jane MARTIN. He was born 1862 MS. He died in Montague Co. 4 July 1900 and is buried in Brushy Cemetery in Bowie. Any help appreciated.
Luanne Cayer Mon Feb 17 15:20:38 1997
I am seeking info on the Holliday family, my grandmother was Margret Powell Holliday, b10/6/1867, in Collin County. Any help would be greatly appreciated. She married Henry Austin Selby in 1885, they had 10 children and lived in the Bonita and Bowie area until approximately 1920.
Barbara johnson Mon Feb 17 07:10:23 1997
Desperately seeking J. C. LANKFORD/LANGFORD, the natural father of my g- grandfather, William Eugene JOHNSON. In 1888, Eugene was adopted at age 4 by Mrs. Maggie Johnson in Cooke County. Maggie JOHNSON and her husband William may have lived in Montague County for awhile. Family tradition says Mr. LANKFORD gave up his son after his wife died and he was unable to care for the child. Eugene may have been the 5th child of the LANKFORDS. He was supposed to have been born in 1884 near Sunset, TX in Wise Co. (later determined to be part of Montague Co.). Any clues to who J. C. LANKFORD was would be most welcome!
Janelle Foster Wed Feb 12 12:07:41 1997
Searching for parents of ELISHA MARTIN, who was in Montague Co. by 1880. He married Nancy Emiline MOORE in 1857 in Weakley Co. TN. They are buried in Brushy Cemetery near Bowie. Also seeking parents of his son-in-law Willliam G. CALLAHAN who married Emma J. MARTIN in 1885 in Montague. Both are buried at Brushy. William was born in GA or MS about 1861. He died in 1900. Any help appreciated. Will gladly exhange information. Janelle Foster, 2010 S. Ave. H, Portales, Nm 88130
LIL STEELE Wed Feb 12 18:32:20 1997
Who are the parents of WILLIAM FREDERICK "FRED" HARWELL? b. cicra 1841 in TN(1880 census); d. 28 June 1889 in Montague Co., TX. (Wife's Pension Appl). Also where buried. Not able to find death or burial info. in Montague Co. m. SUSAN ELIZABETH MITCHELL 24 Jan 1867 in Claiborne Parish, LA.; lived a while in Magnolia, Columbia Co., AR before moving to Texas in the 1930's. SUSAN d. and bu. in Denton, Denton Co., TX. Children: JAMES FISHER; THOMAS ISAIAH; MARGARET LEANORA; CLARA VICTORIA; NANCY ANTOINETTE and LILLIAN ELIZABETH.
w.t.walker Wed Feb 12 20:08:55 1997
I am lookingfor information on the BUSSEY family living in Montague County circa 1900 to 1910. They had at least one child, CARL BUSSEY. It is him that i am interested in. He is my grandfather. W.T. Walker Box 653 Whiteriver AZ 85941.
Lillian McKimmey Tue Feb 11 19:00:36 1997
Correction to 1/28/97 query re KIRKPATRICK/NORED Wife of Ellis KIRKPATRICK was Mary Alvina MOBLEY b. Nov. 9, abt 1870 TX. Siblings of Mary were Ruby MOBLEY and Albie MOBLEY (m).
Jim Slade Mon Feb 10 07:14:01 I have deeds indicating relationships between BOX, WALKER, MARTIN, SOUTHWARD and STEADMAN families in Montague Co, TX. Would like to find connections to any of the following: Cornelius E BOX b 1817 Tennessee, mar 1837 in Calhoun Co AL to Mary B WELLS b c1818 TN, Mary Box lived Montague Co 1860-1880 Children were: I. George W Box b 1837, Benton Co, AL, lived Montague Co, II. Julia E Box b 1842, Benton Co, Alabama., mar Robert W. MARTIN 10 Apr 1869 in Jack Co, TX, III. Frances G Box b 1845, Benton Co, Alabama, IV. Maloringo R (Milo) Box b 1848, Benton Co, Alabama., 1890 deed says he lived near Denton & Braden Creeks, about 14 miles SE of Montague (Mary Box Survey), V. Joseph F Box b abt 1850, Alabama. , lived in Montague Co until after 1880, 1890 deed says living in Chickasha Nation, Indian Territory, VI. Belzora P "Belle" Box b 1854 TX, mar Benj LM STEADMAN abt 1871, 1890 deed says living Montague Co w/husb Benj STEADMAN, VII. Caleb C Box b 1856 TX, 1890 deed says living in Montague Co, TX, VIII Louise Estrich Box b 1859, Texas, m 22 Jul 1874 in Montague Co, TX to John S B WALKER, b TN, 1890 deed says both living in Montague Co, TX. Mail contact:: Jim Slade, 3009 Red Oak Road, Oklahoma City, OK 73120-6011
Jim Slade Mon Feb 10 07:14:01 Looking for the following families who were in Montague Co between 1885 and 1905. I have additional info for: HOLLIS - MABRY - SATTERWHITE - TEAGUE ..... Mail contact:: Jim Slade, 3009 Red Oak Road, Oklahoma City, OK 73120-6011
Jim Johnson Sat Feb 8 10:47:03 1997
Desperately seeking J. C. LANKFORD/LANGFORD, the natural father of my g- grandfather, William Eugene JOHNSON. In 1888, Eugene was adopted at age 4 by Mrs. Maggie Johnson in Cooke County. Family tradition says Mr. Lankford gave up his son after his wife died and he was unable to care for the child. Eugene may have been the 5th child of the Lankfords. He was supposed to have been born in 1884 near Sunset, TX in Wise Co. (later determined to be part of Montague Co.). Any clues to who J. C. Lankford was would be most welcome!
Dan Franklin Fri Feb 7 17:42:18 1997
Descendants of Daniel BOONE ------ Daniel BOONE was born in 1841 in Wabash Co, IN. He appeared on the following censuses: 1850 Wabash Co, IN in HH of John Boone; 1870 Denton Co, TX; 1880 in Wise Co, TX; 1910 in Wise Co, TX. Edward Roider was appointed his guardian at the death of his mother in 1859, Harris Co, TX He was married to Margaret PAINE on 2 Feb 1865 in Harris Co, TX. Margaret PAINE was born in 1845 in IL. Daniel BOONE and Margaret PAINE had the following children: i. Victoria BOONE b.1867, TX; m. 5 Jun 1884, Montague Co, TX B. H. MILLER ii. Daniel Webster BOONE. b.1869, TX; m. abt 1892 Harriet Onice KILGORE. Was in 1910 census of Wise Co, TX and 1920 of Bosque Co, TX. iii. Ida BOONE b. 1872, TX iv. Josephine BOONE b. 1877, TX v. William Penn BOONE b. May 1880, Wise Co, TX; m. abt 1900 Mary Chrisider PARKER vi. Sunset BOON b. 1883, Wise Co, TX. In 1920 census of Montague Co, TX I have a picture of a family that is supposed to be of the Boone family. I do not know who is in it, but I think it is this family. I'd like to contact someone from this family. Thanks Dan
Janelle Foster Wed Feb 5 12:36:01 1997
Seek parents of Elisha Austin MARTIN, born 1823 Tn, and died in Montague Co,TX 1904, buried at Brushy Cemetery, near Bowie. He married Nancy Emiline MOORE in 1857 in Weakley,Tn. Their daughter, Emma Jane married William G. CALLAHAN in 1885 in Montague Co. TX. Any information on William G. CALLAHAN will be appreciated. Will gladly exchange info.
Brett W. West Tue Jan 28 18:48:19 1997
I am looking for any information I can find on my GGG grandfather Shadrach Nelson WEST b. 14 Feb 1802 d. Oct 1891 and is buried in Nacona, Montague County, TX.
Lillian McKimmey Tue Jan 28 18:53:32 1997
Mary NORED b. 1850-60 Montague Co., TX married Ellis KIRKPATRICK (psbly of Young Co., TX). Their children were Baxter Lee, Nettie, Ethel and Jesse Donald. Family had moved to Oklahoma by 1891. Any info on this family, esp birth record for Mary, appreciated.
Megan Zurawicz Mon Jan 27 00:40:51 1997
Looking for the parents and/or siblings of Marilla Blanche YOUNG who married Harvey MEEK in Erath County in 1887. This has been a real dead-ender for me. Marilla was born in Feb 1862, supposedly in Montague County.
Janet Sue MILAM Mon Jan 27 01:49:38 1997
HAMNER/GARRETT/BRIGGS--Montague Co. Searching for parents of Joseph Lane HAMNER b. 1861. Mar in Dec 1889 to Mary Lucinda (Lulu) GARRETT (1874-1951). She was born in TN; died in Montague in Bowie. Their daughter Nettie Stella HAMNER (1890-1975) mar Cary Lee (Humpy) BRIGGS. Humpy was born in Montague in 1888. Will share information. Janet
Candace Mullins Mon Jan 27 09:02:16 1997
Most of my father's family, MULLINS, DIXON, JOHNSON, BURCHAM at one time all lived in Montague county. The Dixons and the Johnsons live next to each other. My ggrandfather, J.W. (Bill) Mullins ran a freight line from Montague Ct. to Dixie, Duncan Ok. Names I am searching: Roger K. (Buck)Dixon, his wife Eleanor (Crisp)Dixon John JOHNSON, his wife SUSAN (SELF)JOHNSON J. W. MULLINS, his wife LUCINDA (BURCHAM) MULLINS My grandfather was born in Diamound, Montague CT. in 1894. His name was HENRY CADURY MULLINS His wife was born in Oklahoma, Indian Terr. in 1903. Her parents were JOHN WILLIAM ALEXANDER JOHNSON, son of JESSE AND ALABAMA (NANCE)JOHNSON. JESSE the son of JOHN AND SUSAN. All the families moved to Oklahoma about 1894 through 1904. They settled in Stephens Ct., two small towns, Loco and Dixie If anyone has any information on any of these families I would appreciate it.
k.souza Mon Jan 27 09:13:31 1997
Looking for info on my g.grandparents Raleigh and Rebecca Cunningham of the Nocona area, Montague County.Second wife John. Any info appreciated.Understand there may be a family geneology for Raleigh. No idea if there are any Cunninghams left in the area. Thanks
Judy McKinney Sun Jan 26 16:31:13 1997
Montague County, TX. Wm. VANDERFORD and wife Mary Ellen came to Montague Co. early 1900's. After Wm's death, Mary Ellen married again to a Mr. CUNNINGHAM. She is buried in Bowie, TX. Mary Ellen's daughter & son- in-law, Ludie & Omega PERKINS are also buried in Bowie. Are there any descendants of these people there, and would it be possible for anyone to get me the obituaries of these people, and their birth and death dates from the tombstones? Thank you very much. Judy
Joyce Scruggs Wed Jan 22 11:11:35 1997
I am trying to find the book "The History of Spanish Fort". Can anyone give me some ideas on where to look, etc.? Thanks,
Bud Davis Sun Jan 19 17:51:05 1997
Looking for anyone that can put me in contact with any of the descendants of JESSIE C. REEVES. He came to the St. Jo area in the late 1890's from Georgia.
Connee Kroeger Tue Jan 7 17:45:34 1997
Anderson SCALLORN joined the Confederate forces in Virginia Point, a location I have not been able to identify, was stationed in Austin County, and was living in Montague and Delta counties while he applied for his pension, on which he stated he had no family. He died after 1913. Does anyone know anything about his man? If he had no family and owned no property, what was he doing in Montague County? I believe he is the half-brother of my Joab SCALLORN (1823-1902). If he is, Anderson was born in Louisiana in 1846; his parents were John SCALLORN and Elizabeth?
Fred Downs Mon Jan 13 19:00:58 1997
Am researching the Boren family. My g grandfather, Alfred Boren b.1857 TX., m.Amanda Cotton b.TX. On the 1880 Census, they were living in Montague Co., with Alexander B. Boren and his family. Would like to exchange info with anyone having any knowledge of this family.
Laquita Armstrong Sun Dec 22 15:35:10 1996
I am trying to identify the parents of these children who were born in Montague County, Tx. George Isaac ARMSTRONG b. 26 Feb 1889, Mattie ARMSTRONG, Bell ARMSTRNG and Jess ARMSTRONG. George Isaac Armstrong was married to Mary Alberta STAFFORD who was born in Evening Shade, AR. They reared their family in Durant, Bryan Co. Ok where descendants still reside. Would like to trace this family to learn if there is a connection with my husband's Armstrong line. Thanks.
Gay Solomon Sat Dec 21 09:01:46 1996
I am looking for information on the HICKS family of Wellborn. My grandmother, Doris Mae HICKS (25 Mar 1914-7 Jul 1939), married Norton Royder BURKHALTER (17 Aug 1909-25 Aug 1953), served as sherrif of Brazos County. Her parents were Jim Lee HICKS and Sarah Belle "Belle" WILLIAMS (11 Feb 1885-27 Mar 1969). I believe they met in Dallas. Jim's parents were James Jason HICKS and Georgia Ann PYLE. Belle's parents were Henry WILLIAMS and Cordelia Verendi JONES. Henry died in the Indian Territory in 1887. Cordelia took her two children across the border to Monteague Co. to live with family. She later remarried.Henry WILLIAMS' parents were H.H. WILLIAMS and Terrisa PYLE.
Effie Langford McDermott Sun Dec 8 11:06:08 1996
Seek info on Henry LANGFORD in 1880s in Bowie, Texas (Montague County) as a child. Father Caleb Earl LANGFORD Sr born 1858 ALA. Mother Lorena S VANPELT born c1866. Brothers: John W(Washington/Willis)LANGFORD born 1884 TX. Bud(Caleb Jr.) LANGFORD born 1893 Bowie, Texas. Sisters: Nellie born 1888 TX, Mary Alice born 1889 Bowie TX, and Lorraine, Lula, Emma born Okla. Family lived in Bowie County, Texas, as well as the town of Bowie in Montague County, and later settled near Byars, Okla.
Allie Oldham Tue Dec 3 20:10:22 1996
Need the obituary of Mary Anne (ATHA)BAILEY, died 26 June 1918, Montague County, Texas. Married Martin V. BAILEY. Buried in the BAILEY Cemetery near Saint Jo, Texas.
Marilyn Cain Thu Dec 5 18:43:41 1996
Looking for information on Calvin K. BYNUM (BYNAM) b. Oct. 1828 in Blount Co., AL. First wife's name was Mary _____. Their children were Jasper C. b. 1846 in TN, Richard b. 1847 in TN, Sarah E. b. 1849 in TN, James L. b. 1855 in AR, L. G. (female) b. 1856 in AR, Caroline b. 1858 in AR and a son named J. D. 2nd wife was Josephine _____ b. 1867 They were married abt. 1893 in MO. Their children were: Mary H. b. May 1894 in MO., George W. b. March 1896 in MO, and Nelson b. 1899 in Indian Territory (now OK). Calvin and Josephiine were enumerated in the Montague Co., TX Census in June 1900. Did Calvin die in Montague Co., TX and when?
Gay Solomon Thu Dec 5 14:09:55 1996
I'm searching for Cordelia Verendi JONES. She was married to Henry WILLIAMS. His parents were H.H. WILLIAMS and Terrisa PYLE. I don't know where any of them were from. Henry WILLIAMS died in the Indian Territory in 1887. Cordelia took her two daughters to Montague Co. to live with relatives. I don't know the name of the younger, but the two-year-old was Sarah Belle WILLIAMS. Cordelia later remarried and had at least one more child. Belle was my g- grandmother.
Rob Richardson Wed Nov 27 09:16:01 1996
PAINE: Researching the family of Dr. Fleming Gordon Paine who resided in Sunset, TX until his death. F.G. Paine was born in Montezuma, TN and lived in DeWitt County, Il and in Iowa before relocating to Texas around 1854.
Bill Reynolds Tue Nov 19 16:24:21 1996
I am looking for someone who may have information on the "Reynolds","Heard", and/or "Pate" families who lived in Montague County about 1860 to1883 when the Heard, Reynolds & Lighty families moved to California (Modoc County). Any assistance would be appreciated.
Lillian McKimmey Sun Nov 17 00:25:50 1996
John Brumley, b. 1805, was murdered approx 1863 in Montague Co., TX. He was the son of William Brumley and "Hetty" Count and had numerous brothers (Carroll, James C., Frank, Henderson, Marion, Calvin S.) Any information on circumstances appreciated. Thanks. Lil
Marea Touray Sun Nov 17 15:47:47 1996
JOHN WARREN WOMBLE, DOB 25 AUG 1858 in St. Jo, TX I would like any info on his parents such as names (I think they were JOHN and MARY WOMBLE) and their DOB, DOD, maiden name, place of origin, possible other spouses, etc. The only thing I know about them is that they met on a wagon train headed for Texas and possibly married when they reached St. Jo. I think John Womble might have been first postmaster of St. Jo.
Patti Ashcraft Wed Nov 13 16:04:50 1996
Trying to find information on Jospeh B. Spencer who married Lucretia "Lou" Melvina. Lucretia was born in 1857 and died in 1933 in Illinois Bend, Montague, Texas. They had a daughter named Myrtle Spencer who married Robert Matney the son of eli Matney. They are all buried at Illinois Bend, Montague, Texas. Will share information with you.
Jan Davenport Wed Oct 30 17:34:36 1996
BARWIS: Looking for information on James BARWIS, blacksmith, born England, drowned at Illinois Bend,Montague Co. in 1884. What happened to second wife Margaret GRIFFITH, and children Isaac and Clarissa. Margaret was the daughter of Isaac and Clarissa GRIFFITH James and his first wife Isabella Gibson, also born in England were my third 2nd great grandparents. We do not know where or when Isabella died. The family was in Louisville, Kentucky 1870,and James married Margaret 1876, Cooke Co. Thanks for any help.
Bob Privett Sat Oct 26 16:15:25 1996
Edgar Elmer PRIVETT b. Nov. 23, 1883 Montague County, TX. Father Jesse Charles (or Jesse T.) PRIVETT m. Rebecca Ann THURMAN both Jesse and Rebecca are suppose to be from Alabama. Marriage is said to have taken place in Montague Co. Dec. 25, 1881. Any information on PRIVETT of any sort of this area would be greatly appreciated. Edgar Elmer PRIVETT m. Josie Olena Belle VAUGHN in Jan. 1905. Josie Olena Belle VAUGHN's father was John Zacharia VAUGHN of Texas. Edgar and Josie are my Grand parents.
Eldon J. Edgin Tue Oct 22 17:44:25 1996
Interested in any information concerning the Edgin and Conatser families who migrated from Franklin County, Arkansas to Montague Co., Texas during the Civil War.