Limestone County, Texas

Posted Queries for May 1998

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WILLS posted by on Friday, May 1, 1998

I am looking for information about Dr. Saladin H. Wills. Texas census show me that he was in Limestone County from 1850 to 1880.

SWINNEY, WHITESIDE posted by on Saturday, May 2, 1998

Seek information on the families of William B. SWINNEY who was in Limestone Co. at least during the 1890's. His children: Thomas Clayton SWINNEY married Annie Louise Mobley in Limestone Co.1893; Amanda Swinney (Mrs. G.C. WHITESIDE) also in Limestone Co . in 1890's; descendants may still be in/near Limestone Co.; Robert P. SWINNEY; Henry D. SWINNEY. William B. SWINNEY's wife, Mary, may have died in Limestone Co.

BROOKS, DISHONGH, REDDOCH posted by on Tuesday, May 5, 1998

My grandfather's name was Lewis Franklin REDDOCH born (17Mar1880). He married Alpha Omega Brooks (date unknown). Her father was Jefferson Davis Brooks (DOB unknown) and he died on/or about 6June1921. He was married to Rosetta DISHONG (1866-1901). My gr andfather and Alpha Omega had 9 children, John Hayden (2Nov1903- 6Nov1976), Martin Van Buren (11Jul1905-17Mar1992), Gorden Bennett (16Apr1907-6Oct1987), George Brown (24Apr1909-27Mar1985), Gondel Theodore (30Jun1912-13 Sep1989), Lewis Conley (26Sep1914 - ), Roland (nmn) and Oland (nmn) both (17Feb1918 -) abd Willie Ward (23Dec1923 - ). I'm sure my father, Roland was born in Groesbeck, Limestone County, TX. However he has no birth certificate because he said he was born at home. I would appreciate any info rmation concerning any or all of the above.

MOUSER, PARKER, WALKER posted by on Tuesday, May 5, 1998

I have been told for many years that Cynthia Ann PARKER was a cousin to my great grand mother Dora Mae MOUSER. My Dora married Walter Robert WALKER. Dora's parents were James Allie MOUSER and Joanna HOBBS. Dora was born on July 18, 1882 at Wilson Count y, Texas. She always told the story about her cousin was captured and raised by the indians. If anyone out there could help me find this connection I would really appreciate it. Thanks Shirley

GRAVES posted by on Saturday, May 9, 1998

I am looking for information on my great grandmother. The only information we have is: Laura Ellen Graves b. Oct. 5, 1878 d. Dec. 1949 m. Charles Alexander Marlow (e) He was 19, she was 16 eloped to Oklahoma moved from Texas to Sunnyside, Washington an d then to Eugene, Oregon Five Children: Calvin, Lillie Mae, Effie, Winnie, and Oceola (died at 18 mos). I would appreciate any help you can offer. Thanks. Vicki

FLETCHER, MCMAHON, STOVER, TIDWELL posted by on Saturday, May 9, 1998

Evelyn STOVER FLETCHER (my great-aunt) married MARION LEONARD TIDWELL, SR. on 8 Nov 1922. Evelyn had a daughter, Lucille FLETCHER, by her first marriage. Lucille married a man named Ralph J. McMahon (date unknown), and moved to Dallas. Evelyn and Leona rd had a son, Marion Leonard TIDWELL, Jr., born 29 Sep 1923, died 23 Apr 1925. In approximately 1920, Evelyn's mother (my grand- mother) came to live with her and Leonard. Evelyn was my biological maternal grand- mother's sister, and was originally from D enton, Texas. My mother was adopted at age 4, and we know very little about her family. Any infor- mation whatsoever would be greatly appreci- ated. We will visit Mexia later this month and hope to find their graves. Thank you. Earline Long-Zlotkowski msl

MCCULLOCH, RICH, TAYLOR posted by Jbseeley@Prodigy.Net on Sunday, May 10, 1998

I am looking for information on DOCIA T TAYLOR b. 1898 d. 1972 in Bryan, College Station. She was married to a JAMES MORTIMER RICH and then to GEORGE R. MCCULLOCH. Her parents are ROBERT TAYLOR and MARY HOLLIDAY. I am searching for information on DOCIA because I would like to find out about the RICH side. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you

GREGORY, MOODY posted by on Friday, May 15, 1998

I am looking for info on W. E. (Simon) MOODY born July 1849 at Ala. He married Mary Elizabeth L. GREGORY. They lived at Limestone County, Texas in the 1890's. I know of 4 children they had 1-Zekiel W. MOODY born Nov 1889 Tx, he married Viola ca 1909. 2 -George W. MOODY born Oct 1887 Texas, and #-Flora Elizabeth MOODY born March 1878 Texas, died Oct 30, 1909 at Robertson County, Tx. She married Thomas HINDS on Dec 28, 1895 4-Lou Moody , I am told she married Ed HENDRICKS. In 1900 the family was in Falls County, Texas. On the 1870 Limestone Cencus it shows; Ely'a MOODY 15 F keeping house b Ga., Simon 21, M Laborer b Ala., Elya J. MOODY 18 F at home born Ala., Margaret MOODY 15 F at home born Ala., Tempe MOODY 12 F at home born Ala. If anyone can help me I would really appreciate it. Thanks Shirley

MAFFETT posted by< BR> on Sunday, May 24, 1998

Seeking information on Samuel Benton Maffett, born 12/7/1835, d. 3/27/1896, buried Big Hill Cemetary, member 2nd Texas Infantry, wounded at Shiloh.

COUNTY, LIMESTONE, OLETHA posted by on Tuesday, May 26, 1998

Working on data base for the OLETHA area. Trying to put the early settlers of that area together. If you have any interest in this area, please email me. This is a very interesting area with little information available. My family ties to this area ar e: FERGUSON,FOLLEY,SADLER,LINDLEY BALDWIN,STEPHENSON,GIBSON,HADLEY,ROBERTS.

RISIEN posted by on Tuesday, May 26, 1998

Searching for information about Samuel RISIEN and family - including his wife Emma RISIEN - and unknown relation, Miss Hanna RISIEN. Samuel was a Confederate Sailor in the Civil War. He was from England (where?)...lived in Groesbeck from late 1800's ti ll 1912. He owned hotel - any pictures available of him or family or any info about family would be appreciated.

TURNER posted by on Wednesday, May 27, 1998

Looking for grave of Rebecca TURNER, believed to be buried in Limestone County. She was the wife of Joseph TURNER, who served in the Confederate Army. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Am coming to that area 4th June 1998 and would like to visit her grave. She is my g. grandmother. Thanks, Geneva Byrd

BAILEY, JOHNSON posted by on Wednesday, May 27, 1998

Am looking for graves of John W. & Matilda BAILEY, believed to be buried in Limestone or maybe Freestone County. John W. BAILEY m. Matilda JOHNSON 4th Jan. 1852 in Itawamba County, Miss. Children: Louisa, William Houston, Nathan, Martha J., Jessie Peyt on,Thesdosia (Dosha), Fanny Matilda, & John D. John W. BAILEY served in Co.F, 31st Reg. Miss. Vols. in the Confederate Army. They came to Limestone County between 1866 & 1872. Fanny Matilda BAILEY m. James Henry TURNER, 19 April 1891 and came to OK in 190 5. Fanny is my grandmother. Am coming to that area 4 June 1998 and would like to visit graves. Any help would be appreciated and will share info. Any descendants please contact me. Thanks, Geneva

COKER posted by on Sunday, May 31, 1998

GRAVES, HOLLOWAY, WOOD posted by on Sunday, May 31, 1998

I am trying to find the ancestry of my great-grandmother, Nancy M. WOOD, Nannie Evelyn in some records. She married John Bennett GRAVES Dec 1878 in Limestone County. Her parents were listed as J. B. WOOD and Elizabeth ??? in the 1860 federal census of Limestone County. Elizabeth's maiden name is thought to be HOLLOWAY and is buried in the Mt. Antioch Cemetery near Mt. Calm with the name SHEAD. Nancy WOOD was born Nov 26, 1860 and died Nov 30, 1892 and is buried at Mt. Antioch Cemetery. I would apprecia te any information available.

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