Limestone County, Texas

Posted Queries for August 1997

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DYER, HANEY, STRICKLAND posted by Deborah Goodman on Saturday, August 16, 1997

Hill County: I am searching for information on my Great grandparents: John Larkin STRICKLAND, born on 1-7-1852 in Randolph County,Roanoke Alabama. He married my great grandmother who was a widow with children: Alice Virginia DYER HANEY,born 1-23-1853 in H empstead County Arkansas. Her father was James G. Dyer. James Dyer's family had moved to Mt. Calm,Texas. Alice was first married to Augustus Nickleous Haney. After Mr. Haney died, Alice married John Larkin Strickland in 1893. My grandmother, Myrtle Annie Strickland, was one of John Larkin and Alice Strickland's children. Please let me know if you have any information on these lines. Thank you.

MIDDLEBROOK, MIDDLEBROOKS posted by Jean Shroyer on Sunday, August 17, 1997

MIDDLEBROOKS: Seeking connections to the John MIDDLEBROOK/S who res. in Waller Co., TX in 1840's. Associated with Seaborn Sims Middlebrook/s who res. in Hays Co., TX at Henly; bu. in MIDDLEBROOKS Family Cemetery. Am updating MIDDLEBROOKS Register of 1909 and making corrections. Wish to hear from any MIDDLEBROOKS that are researching this surname in VA, NC, GA, SC, MS, AL, TX and OK.

ANGLIN, WOODS posted by Don F. Knorzer on Sunday, August 17, 1997

My great-grandmother, Martha Elizabeth ANGLIN, was born in Limestone County on May 17, 1857. She died at Mart, Texas on July 05, 1928. According to her obituary, her father was William ANGLIN of Limestone County. Family records state that her mother was S arah O'WOODS. The 1850 census for Limestone County list William and Sarah ANGLIN, both age 29. Elisha, age 11 and William, age 7 are shown to be living in the above house- hold. I have tried to acquire Martha ANGLIN's death certificate in order to documen t William ANGLIN as her father but have so far been unsuccesful. Does anyone know who all the children were of William and Sarah ANGLIN of Limestone County, Texas? Any infor- mation on this family would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. far

AINSWORTH, PARKER posted by Pat Petty on Wednesday, August 20, 1997

PARKER, AINSWORTH: My greatuncle, John PARKER married Ellyfair (Ellie or Ellen) AINSWORTH sometime in the 1870's possibly in Leon Co. TX . I believe they lived around Jewett and Farrar. Children's names were William, Nancy and Annie. Any information on th is family would be greatly appreciated. Thank you, Pat Petty.

DEIS, DILLARD, GLOVER, HENDERSON, PATTON, ROGE RS, ROSS, SEYMOUR, STEELE, YELDELL posted by Clark Sinclair on Thursday, August 21, 1997

Researching the following families who lived, married or died Limestone Co Tex: William Gamble ROSS m 1906 Limestone Jennie DEIS; Maggie ROSS m 1904 at Limestone Co Henry Hunter GLOVER;Lillian ROSS m 1924 William SEYMOUR;Helen ROSS m Otis HENDERSON;Dudley ROSS m Bettie McGILVARY;John ROSS m Alice ROGERS;Sophia ROSS m 1876 Jonathan YELDELL;James ROSS m Belle DILLARD;George Ross PATTON;James Warren STEELE; Abner A. STEELE. All of these names are related to me in some

BERRY, COKER, ISHAM, MASSEY, MOSS, STEVENS, UNDERWOOD posted by Clark Sinclair on Thursday, August 21, 1997

Researching Louise UNDERWOOD b 1856 Angelina Co m 1889 Limestone Co Joseph L. MOSS b 1856 W.Va. Seeking marriages of their children: Martha "Mattie";Rosena;Benjamin Franklin;Joseph M.;Parolee (Pearl). I believe one child Narcissus m John Will BE RRY who appears 1920 census Limestone Co. Louise also m Kadell MASSEY and had Nathaniel m Stella STEVENS 1896 Limestone Co Tex;Sarah m William ISHAM 1901; Steven m Lillie COKER;Thomas m 1903 to Minnie ISHAM. Does anyone recognize any of these names?

ABERNATHY, BYRD, LIMESTONE, SHANLEY posted by Karen Ayers on Saturday, August 23, 1997

Mila Priscella BYRD married Berry ABERNATHY in Limestone County on December 24, 1891. Mila's father was Robert BYRD of Limestone County. Shortly after marrying, Mila and Berry ABERNATHY moved to Alabama. After Berry ABERNATHY died in 1910, Mila moved back to Limestone County with her two children Joseph and Emma. Mila married Thomas SHANLEY in Limestone County on December 2, 1914. I am seeking information on the BYRD family. Robert BYRD was a land owner with over 130 acres in the LIMESTONE area. Robert ma y have been born in Tennessee. Any information on the family will be appreciated. Please contact Karen Ayers at

ALLISTON, NANCE, ROCKEY posted by Kim Sweat on Monday, August 25, 1997

I am looking for info on 62 acres bought in nov 1935 by my grandmother Diza Nance ROCKEY as guardian of my dad Charlie NANCE, i belive it was part of the J.L. Chavert II League Grant. bought from J.A. & Cyntha Jane ALLISTON maybe shown in vol. 121 pag e 291 Deed Records of Freestone County. Any info from then to present.

BURDITT, FAULKENBURG, LOFTIN, LOFTON, RASCO posted by Barbara James on Thursday, August 28, 1997

Want info: Leonidas RASCO b. 1841 Paduca Co. Ky. d. 11/16/1913 Groesbeck, m. 1868 Missilany Mary "Lina" LOFTIN or LOFTON b. 1855 Memphis TN d. 1/28/1890, bd Cobb Cemty. Son of William and Margaret RASCO - Leonidas & Lina issue: Leonidas, Liz zy, Marsellus, Lazarus, William L., Alvertus, Zerrilda, Cornelius R., Bernice E., Sam L., and Leonidas, Jr. Also want info on issue of Wm & Margaret RASCO: Leonidas, Delilah A. (FAULKENBURG), Cassandra (BURDITT), Marsellus, and Wilmouth RASCO. I have the "7 Generations" book by Aunt Zema. Want family stories, especially. Will trade for searching in Bexar County, I work in a title company, can do searches, some back to 1700's.

BARNETT, GILLIAM posted by Vicki Huber on Thursday, August 28, 1997

Looking for information on James Lucus GILLIAM Sr. married to a Lula Mae BARNETT. They are buried in Horn Hill Cemetery near Groesbeck. Am trying to find out which county in Mississippi they are from. There children were all born in Limestone Co. They had 5 children. Will, Ulla, James Jr., Viola, and another child that we do not know the name of. Any help is welcomed. thank Vicki

STEWART, VICK, WATTS posted by Pat Buchanan on Saturday, August 30, 1997

DATE: 30 AUGUST 1997 SUBJECT: Alonzo Pierce WATTS & Mary Elizabeth STEWART Alonzo Pierce WATTS was born 25 Feb. 1856 in Lousiana. He married Mary Elizaeth STEWART 06 Jan 1884 in Limestone County. Mary was born 18 May 1861 in Houston County, Texas. Her parents were James Jefferson STEWART and Mary Elizaeth VICK. James was born in 1818 in Alabama & Mary was born in 1825 in Vicksburg, Mississippi. In the 1900 Census Alonzo Pierce WATTS and his wife were living in Limestone Co. I have information on t heir daughter Mamie Amanda WATTS and her descendents. I would appreciate any other information on the WATTS.

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