Runnels County, Texas
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posted by Eric Newsom on Sunday, January 5, 1997
Archibald ROBERTS and wife Nancy THARP, migrated from Chickasaw Co., MS in
1844 to Shelby Co., TX, then by mid-1850s to Bosque Co., then by 1860 to
Brown Co. Some of their children and grandchildren went to Runnels Co. They
were cattlemen around Brownwood. Some names: Levi, Burl (sheriff of Brownwood
in late 1850s; killed in gunfight), Josiah, William Amos (killed in range
war), Archibald, Jr., Sarah. Would like to exchange info. Eric Newsom
Sponsor Remarks: Probate Case #1591 dated 19 Dec
1938 lists A. Roberts deceased. Is this Archibald?
WILLIAMS posted by
Charles K. Williams on Friday, February 7, 1997
I am the great grandson of S. D. (Samuel) WILLIAMS, who moved to West Texas
in 1890 and was the editor of one of the leading newspapers. I want to know
the name of that paper and any other information about S. D. WILLIAMS. I
know that he was on the County Board of Education until the time of his death
GANNAWAY posted by Karlen
Bruner Bain on Sunday, March 9, 1997
Seeking info about the family of John Wesley GANNAWAY (b. 1847 MS) and his
wife Margaret Emily BEAVER (b. 1857 GA, grew up TX, Dallas Co., Garland)
who moved to Wingate, Runnels Co. soon after their 1873 marriage and reared
a large family there. Would like to connect with descendents of any of their
children, and combine work on histoy of John Wesley.
Sponsor Remarks: Numerous GANNAWAYs listed in Probate
posted by Bobby McDaniel on Sunday, March 9, 1997
Researching ancestors and descendants of David J. MCDANIEL. His wife name
was Elizabeth. Children are Benny MCDANIEL, David Jefferson MCDANIEL, Martin
Van Buren MCDANIEL, Francis L. MCDANIEL, Nancy J. MCDANIEL, Rhoda MCDANIEL,
Susan MCDANIEL, Marion Thomas MCDANIEL and Jonathan MCDANIEL. David Jefferson
MCDANIEL wife, Minnie, is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Ballinger, Runnels
County. Surnames include FOX and MCDANIEL. Any information would be helpful.
HUDSON posted by Lou
Bridges on Tuesday, March 18, 1997
Looking for the family of John Homer HUDSON born 1816 in Georgia, died 18
June 1896. He lived in Milford (Hill Co. Tx.) I think he may have moved to
Runnels Co. to live with his children and may have died in Ballinger? Children:
W. Preston, Ozella, Mary, Robert, Mira, Rowland born 1861, Annie Sue, Georgia
Belle, Charles, Dollie, John Homer, Katherine, and Europia. Some of the family
lived in Jones Co. Tx.
LOCKETT posted by Terry
Jenkins on Saturday, March 22, 1997
Am looking for descendants of Abner B. LOCKETT, born 16 Dec 1855, died 05
June 1926, buried in Counts Cemetery, Content, Texas. Abner is descended
from Hugh and Sarah Woodard Lockett. Have information on this family what
I am willing to share. Would like any descendant information on this family.
Sponsor Remarks: Information on this Lockett family
can be found at the following websites:
CLAYTON posted by Sandra
Brookshire Adkins on Saturday, March 29, 1997
Would like more info on Samuel A BROOKSHIRE b. 4-5-1849 and Loveday Rebecca
CLAYTON b.10-6-1859. Any info would be appreciated More than willing to share
what I have on both sides of family. Sponsor Remarks:
Samuel and Loveday BROOKSHIRE are buried in the Norwood Cemetery, about 11
miles east-northeast of Ballinger. Probate Case #532 Sam Brookshire Probate
Case #1020 Mrs. L. R. Brookshire Probate Case #1000 Brookshier Jack et al,
BALDRIDGE posted by
Amanda Baldridge Lambert on Sunday, April 6, 1997
I am searching for information concerning John Edwin BALDRIDGE. He was born
in Ark. Sept.1,1830 and died May 6, 1885 and is buried in Counts Cem., Runnels
County, Tx. he married Margaret Elizabeth ?
KEVIL posted by Marilyn
Fleming on Monday, May 5, 1997
Working on my KEVIL family in Runnels Co.
PITTMAN posted by Betty
McLeod on Saturday, May 17, 1997
I am looking for infomation abt my gg-grandparents, (Andrew)Anders PETERSEN
b. abt 1827 in Sweden & Nancy Jo PENDLETON b. abt 1850 & m. abt 1875.
Last found record is 1918 Land Deed. No death record yet found in Texas or
California. They had 5 children:(1)Annie m. JOHNSON in 1901(they ran a tele-
phone system in Crews, TX)& m. MOSS in 1926. (2) Gertrude m. JOHNSON
1896 & moved to Canada 1914; (3) Andrew m. PITTMAN 1904 & moved to
Canada 1914 & ret to TX soon after. (4) King David m. JONES 1907 &
had ? 3 children; (5) John - d. in infancy. Thanks
Sponsor Note: Validation FAILED on email address
on February 17, 1998
HINKLE posted by Judy
Fimiani on Sunday, May 25, 1997
I am looking for any information on the HINKLE family. They lived in Miles,
Texas from the late 1800's to around 1940. John William HINKLE was President
of the Miles Printing Company, the company who printed the Miles Messenger
(still in print today). John William and his wife, Sarah GILLILAND, and a
daughter, Cloa Alice HINKLE are all buried at the Miles Interment Cemetery.
Please e-mail me if you have information on this family or any descendants.
John and Sarah are my great-grandparents on my father's side.
NEELEY posted by Jacey
W. Norton on Friday, May 30, 1997
Searching for family of Nancy NEELEY FLINT, wife of George Washington FLINT.
Nancy b. 1841 in IL dau of Houston and Sarah DUNAWAY NEELEY. Family in Grimes
Co, TX by 1860. Children of Nancy and G.W. were Mary, Harriet, Wiley, George,
W. Plummer and C. Terrell. Left Grimes County in 1880's for Tom Green Co.
Nancy died there in 1886 at San Angelo. Believe G.W. remarried but no info
on that family. Have much NEELEY information to share.
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