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Family Genealogy Queries: FAGAN FAIN FAIRCHILD & Others (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this brief volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families surnamed FAGAN (with 7 queries total), FAIN (6 queries), FAIRCHILD (4 queries), FAIL (FAILE, FAILL, FAILS) (3 queries), FABIAN (2 queries) FAIR (2 queries) or FAIRBERN (FAIRBAIN) (2 queries), as well as FAIRBANKS, FABRE, FABER, FAGALA, FAIRFAX, FAISON and FAITH (with 1 query apiece).Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to you if you're working on the same names or lines.Typically, queries include information on births, deaths, marriages, children of a given couple, family migrations, etc. Some trace several generations of one family. Some even include colorful family stories passed down through the years!Note: If you aren't sure if the information in this book will be useful to your particular family research, why not borrow and read it for free with a Kindle Unlimited subscription?Other surnames occurring incidentally in the queries reproduced in this volume include ADAMS, AGNEW, ANDERSON, ANDRESS, ARNOLD, BAKER, BALLEW, BALLOU, BANKS, BARNARD, BATES, BELSOME, BENTON, BERNARD, BETHEL, BISHOP, BLACKWOOD, BLANCHARD, BOLEN, BOYD, BREAZEALE, BROOKS, BROWN, BRYANT, BURD, BUTLER, CALAWAY, CARLTON, CARROLL, CHANDLER, CHEAVES, CHEEVES, CHESHIRE, CHEVES, CHIEVES, CHIVES, CLAYTON, CLEMENTS, COLEMAN, COONEY, COVINGTON, COX, CRABTREE, CRAWSHAW, CREASON, CREEK, CURTIS, CUSHMAN, DANIEL, DEASON, DEXTER, DILLON, DIXON, DUNN, DWYER, EARLY, EDGAR, ELAM, ELKINS, ELLICOCK, ELLIS, ELMORE, EMMONS, EZELL, FAN, FANE, FANN, FAYERBANKE, FEAGAIN, FEAGIN, FRAUGHT, FRAZIER, FREE, FULLER, GAFFNEY, GARDNER, GARLAND, GASSAWAY, GAYLOR, GIDDINGS, GILL, GILMORE, GRADY, GREER, GRIFFIN, HARGRAVE, HARKNESS, HARPER, HARRIS, HATCHER, HATCHES, HATCHETT, HEFNER, HENSLEY, HICKLE, HIGDON, HOBBS, HOLDERMAN, HOLLINSWORTH, HOLLOWAY, HOUGHTON, HOWARD, HUBBARD, HUDSON, HUFF, HUMPHREYS, HUTCHINSON, HUTSON, HYDEN, JACKSON, JEWELL, JOHNSON, JOHNSTON, JONES, JORDAN, JUDGKINS, KEEVER, KEMPER, KILBY, KINSMAN, KUGEL, LANG, LIBBY, LIVINGSTON, LLOUVIER, LOVE, LUSK, MACKEY, MAPLES, MARTIN, McCLAIN, McCLENDON, McCONEY, McDOWELL, MEACHUM, MERRITT, MEYERS, MILLER, MILLIGAN, MINTON, MONTAGUE, MOORER, MORNING, MOSER, MOURNING, NICHOLS, NIX, NOEL, NORSWORTHY, NUNNALLY, OATES, OGDEN, OLIVEAUX, OLIVO, OWENS, PAINE, PARK, PARKER, PATTON, PERRIN, PICKRELL, PITTMAN, POSEY, POWELL, PRICE, RANDALL, RANDLE, RANDLES, REDDIE, REDMOND, REECE, REED, RENEAU, REYNOLDS, RIPPEY, ROBBINS, ROBERTSON, ROBESON, ROPER, ROSS, RUDD, RUNIONS, RUNNIONS, SANDERSON, SANGSTER, SARGENT, SHIRLEY, SIMS, SLEEPER, SMITH, STEFFEN, STENT, STRIBLING, STRICKLAND, SULLIVAN, SUMMEY, SUMRALL, SUTTON, TAYLER, THOMAS, THOMSON, TULLY, TURNER, TWOMEY, VAUGHN, VAUSE, WALKER, WASHINGTON, WEATHERFORD, WEBB, WEESE, WETZEL, WHALEY, WHECHEL, WHIPPLE, WHITE, WHITTAKER, WILLAMS, WILLIAMSON, WILSON, WOOD, WOODFIN, and WRIGHT.

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 32 pages
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Family Genealogy Queries: FREEMAN FRENCH (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families surnamed FREEMAN (with 22 queries total) or FRENCH (9 queries), as well as other names starting with "FRE": FREE (4 queries), FREDERICK (3 queries), and FREER (3 queries), and also FREAM, FREBOESIUS, FREDERICKSON, FREELAND, FREEBURGER, FRENDH, FRENNA, FRESH, FREW, FREY, and FREYER (with 1 query apiece).The focus is on families in the southern United States.Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although these queries were written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to you if you're working on the same names or lines.Typically, queries include information on births, deaths, marriages, children of a given couple, family migrations, etc. Some trace several generations of one family. Some even include colorful family stories passed down through the years!Note: If you aren't sure if the information in this book will be useful to your particular family research, why not borrow and read it for free with a Kindle Unlimited subscription?Other surnames occurring incidentally in the queries reproduced in this volume include ADKINS, ALLEN, ANDERSON, ANSON, ARMSTRONG, BAILEY, BAKER, BALFOUR, BATCHELOR, BAUGHMAN, BENNET, BISHOP, BLACK, BLOUNT, BOOKOUT, BORDEAUX, BOYLE, BRAMBLE, BRANNON, BRANOM, BRANONN, BRANUM, BREEN, BREWER, BROWN, BROYLES, BUNN, BURGIN, BURROW, BUSH, BUTLER, BYRD, BYRNE, CADWALLADER, CAMP, CARRUTHERS, CARTER, CATO, CHITWOOD, CONOVER, COOPER, COX, CROMARTIE, CURTIS, DALE, DAVIS, DAY, DEAL, DEAN, DEANS, DEATS, DICKEN, DICKEY, DOANE, DOLIN, DOOLIN, DOTSON, DOVER, DOVERS, DOWLAND, DOWNEY, DOZIER, DRUMMOND, DUNN, DYE, EAVES, EGAN, ELAM, ERHMAN, ETHERIDGE, EUBANK, EURE, EVANS, FAIL, FAILE, FAILL, FAILS, FARMER, FEEMSTER, FINCH, FINE, FINLEY, FITZGERALD, FLOWERS, FOBES, FOREMAN, FORTENBERRY, FOSTER, FOX, FRASCH, FRIZZELL, FULLER, GARDENHIRE, GARLAND, GATES, GILBREATH, GLEASON, GLOVER, GOODWIN, GOZA, GRANGE, GRANIHAM, GRANT, GRAY, GREEN, GREGORY, GRIZZARD, HAGGARD, HAIR, HAMPTON, HANCOCK, HARDY, HARE, HARRIS, HARVELL, HASKINS, HATCHER, HATCHES, HATFIELD, HATHAWAY, HAYFIELD, HEFLIN, HEID, HENDRY, HENRY, HESTER, HEWEN, HIGH, HILL, HINTON, HIRT, HOBBS, HOLLEY, HOLMAN, HOPKINS, HUGHES, HUNT, HURST, IGO, IRVING, IVAN, JACKSON, JAMES, JARVIS, JOHNSON, JOHNSTON, JONES, JUDSON, KEITH, KING, KIRBY, LaFRANCE, LAMB, LAMM, LANCE, LANGDON, LANGRADER, LAWRENCE, LAWS, LEE, LEWIS, LINDSEY, LOFTEN, LOFTIN, LOFTON, LOGGINS, MARSH, MARTIAU, MATHIS, McALISTER, McCARTER, McCLEM, McCOMAS, McCONE, McCORD, McCREA, McDONALD, McDUFFY, McGAUGHY, McGEE, McHUGH, MILAM, MILES, MILLER, MINOR, MONROE, MOORE, MOORMAN, MORGAN, MORROW, MOUNTAIN, MURPHY, NICHOLS, NORTON, OERTING, ORR, PACE, PAGE, PAIGN, PARDEE, PARKER, PAYNE, PEEPLES, PENDERGRASS, PEOPLES, PEPPER, PERRY, PHELPS, PHILLIPS, PICONE, PITTS, POWELL, PRESTON, RAY, READE, REAVIS, RENFROW, RICHESON, RICKS, RIGSBY, ROBERTS, ROBINSON, ROGERS, ROOKER, ROSE, ROWAN, SAMPLES, SAMS, SCOTT, SELF, SELLERS, SHADIX, SHAKESPEARE, SHEPPARD, SILLARS, SILLERS, SOLOMAN, SPIKER, SPINKS, STANFIELD, STARKEY, STEVENSON, STRICKLAND, STRICKLIN, STROTHER, SWEENEY, SWEETING, TAYLOR, THARP, THOMAS, THOMPSON, THORP, TIMMONS, TIPTON, TORKSEY, TUCKER, TURNER, TWITTY, TYREE, VANZANT, WAIT, WAITE, WALKER, WALLEN, WALLSTEIN, WALTON, WASHINGTON, WATSON, WEAVER, WEEMS, WELLS, WICKER, WILIFORD, WILLIAMS, WILSON, WIMMS, WORTHEN, YARBROUGH, YERBY, and YOUNG.

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 41 pages
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Family Genealogy Queries: FEAGIN, FEAGLEY, FEATHERSTONE, FENNELL & Others (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this brief volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families surnamed FEAGIN (FEAGAIN, FEAGAN) (with 5 queries in total), FEAGLEY (FEIGLEY, FIGLEY) (5 queries), FEATHERSTONE (FEATHERSTON) (4 queries), FENNELL (FENNEL) (4 queries), FENTRESS (3 queries), FEAR (FEARS) (2 queries), or FEEMSTER (FEIMSTER) (2 queries), as well as FEASYEL, FEAUTO, FEAZEL, FEBIGER, FEIGLE, FEDERINE, FELBURG, FELDER, FELIX, FELLERS, and FENTON (with 1 query apiece).Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to you if you're working on the same names or lines.Typically, queries include information on births, deaths, marriages, children of a given couple, family migrations, etc. Some trace several generations of one family. Some even include colorful family stories passed down through the years!Note: If you aren't sure if the information in this book will be useful to your particular family research, why not borrow and read it for free with a Kindle Unlimited subscription?Other surnames occurring incidentally in the queries reproduced in this volume include ALLEN, ANDERSON, ARMOUR, ASKEW, AWBREY, BARNES, BARNETT, BARNHART, BARNTON, BEASLEY, BELL, BENNET, BERGSTROM, BILLINGSLEY, BIRDSONG, BLACKWELL, BLAIR, BLAKE, BLANCH, BLASSINGAME, BODDIE, BONNEY, BOONE, BRADEN, BRADFORD, BRANTLY, BREWER, BROWN, BRYANT, BURG, CALDWELL, CALLAHAN, CALLENDER, CALWELL, CAMERON, CANNON, CARTER, CARY, CHRISTIE, CLARK, CLARKE, COCHERHAM, COCKE, COOK, COOPER, COX, CREASON, CUMMINGS, CUTERALES, CUTHERHILL, DAVIS, DENMAN, DICKERSON, DICKSON, DUDLEY, DUKES, DUNBAR, ELKINS, EPPLE, ETHERIDGE, EZELL, FAGAN, FARMER, FERREBEE, FERZELL, FINSOLSY, FITZGERALD, FLAWD, FLOWD, FOBES, FOLKES, FOSTER, FOX, FRENCH, FRIZZELL, FRY, FURR, G'FELLERS, GAINES, GAMBLE, GARNER, GASSAWAY, GFELLERS, GILLSEPIE, GISBURN, GODWIN, GOFF, GORNTO, GOSSETT, GREENWOOD, GRIMSTEAD, HALL, HAMMOCK, HARRELL, HASHBARGER, HATCHER, HAYS, HENDERSON, HODGES, HOLLOWAY, HOPKINS, HUTCHINS, JACKSON, KNELLY, LANIER, LANTER, LAWRENCE, LIGON, LINGO, LOWHORN, LURTY, MAINARD, MARKHAM, MARKLEY, MARSHALL, MARTIN, MASON, MATHEWS, MATHIS, MATTHEWS, MAXWELL, McCRAINE, MENARD, MEQUET, MERCER, MIERS, MONROE, MOORE, MORGAN, MORRIS, MORRISON, MOUNGER, MULLEN, MYRES, NELSON, O'SEA, OFELLERS, OGDEN, PARK, PARKER, PERRETT, PHILPOTT, POTTS, POWELL, PRICE, PRINCE, RANDALL, RANDELL, RANDLE, RANDOLPH, RAUHON, REAGAN, REGISTER, REYNOLDS, RIDOUGHT, RIGGS, ROBINSON, ROGERS, ROSE, ROUHEN, ROWAN, RUDD, RUSSELL, SADLER, SAMFORD, SCOTT, SESSIONS, SHEPHERD, SHIPLETT, SHOUSE, SHRADER, SIMPSON, SITTINGDOWN, SMITH, STOAN, STONE, SUMMERS, SUTTON, TALBOT, THOMPSON, THORNTON, TODD, TOLLE, TOLLEY, UNTHANK, VAN KIRK, VASON, WARREN, WATERS, WATSON, WEBB, WELLER, WELLS, WHITAKER, WHITE, WHITEHURST, WILEY, WILLIAMS, WILSON, WOOD, WOODARD and WRIGHT.

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: Unknown
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Family Genealogy Queries: GRAY (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families surnamed GRAY (with 52 queries in total), GRAYSON (4 queries), or GREY (3 queries).The focus is on families in the southern United States.Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although these queries were written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to you if you're working on the same names or lines.Typically, queries include information on births, deaths, marriages, children of a given couple, family migrations, etc. Some trace several generations of one family. Some even include colorful family stories passed down through the years!Note: If you aren't sure if the information in this book will be useful to your particular family research, why not borrow and read it for free with a Kindle Unlimited subscription?Other surnames occurring incidentally in the queries reproduced in this volume include ABERCROMBIE, ADAMS, AIKIN, ALEXANDER, ALLRED, ANDERSON, ASHLEY, AVERY, BAKER, BALFOUR, BARBER, BARNEBY, BAXTER, BEARD, BEDELL, BENIFIELD, BINGHAM, BIRD, BISHOP, BLOCKER, BLUFORD, BOLTON, BOOTH, BOWRAN, BOYCE, BOYD, BRADLEY, BRANAN, BRANNAN, BREEN, BRILES, BROCK, BROWN, BROWNING, BROYLES, BRUMLETS, BUCHANAN, BUFORD, BURBER, BURD, BURFORD, BURKET, BURNET, BURNHAM, BURRELL, BUTLER, BYRD, CALDWELL, CAMP, CAMPBELL, CANADY, CARNES, CARTER, CHILICUTT, CLARK, CLEMENT, CLEMENTS, COFFIN, COLLINS, COLLINSWORTH, COOK, CORLEY, COX, CRAIG, CREEL, CROSBY, CROW, CULPEPPER, CUNNINGHAM, CURRIE, DANCER, DANIELSON, DARDEN, DAVENPORT, DAVIS, DeLOACH, DENNISON, DICKEY, DORITY, DUKATE, DYER, ELLIOTT, ENROD, EPPLER, EVANS, FERRABY, FERRELL, FINCH, FINDLEY, FINLEY, FLETCHER, FORD, FORT, FOWLKS, FRENCH, FULTON, GARRETT, GASTON, GATES, GAULT, GILES, GILL, GIVENS, GORDY, GRAHAM, GRANTHAM, GRIFFIS, GRIGG, GRIZZARD, GRUBBS, HACKLER, HALL, HARDIN, HARPER, HARWELL, HASSELLE, HENRY, HERNDON, HILL, HIRT, HOGAN, HOGINS, HOLLIMAN, HOLLOWAY, HOUSTON, HUDSON, HUFF, HUGHES, HUMPHREY, HUNT, HUTSON, INGRAM, IRVIN, IRWIN, JACKSON, JAMES, JESSUP, JOHNSON, JONES, KEMP, KENDRICK, KERLIN, KING, KINGSLEY, KINGSLOW, KIRK, KIRKENDOLL, KOON, KROUSE, LaFOLLETTE, LAMPKIN, LAWSON, LEDBETTER, LEE, LEINHARDT, LEWIS, LILLY, LITTLEWOOD, LIVINGSTON, LOLLAR, LOVEJOY, LUNCEFORD, LUNSFORD, LUPO, LYNCH, MADDOX, MARKHAM, MARTIAU, MARTIN, McARTHUR, McCLANAHAN, McCLARY, McCOLESTER, McCONNELL, McCREA, McKISSICK, McMICHAEL, MEACHAM, MEANS, MEBANE, MERRITT, MILLER, MINOR, MONROE, MONTGOMERY, MOORE, MOORMAN, MORRIS, MORRISON, MOSELEY, MULLINIX, MUSIC, NEELEY, NELSON, NEWTON, NIFFEN, NORMAN, OLDHAM, OWENS, PALMER, PARDEE, PARKER, PEAGLER, PERRY, PHILLIPS, POLAND, PURYEAR, RAINES, RANDOLPH, READE, REED, REEVES, REVELS, RHODES, RICE, RIGGS, RILEY, RIPPETOE, ROBBINS, ROBERTS, ROBERTSON, ROBINS, ROBINSON, RODDY, RODGERS, ROGERS, ROGERSON, ROSE, ROSIER, ROSS, ROWE, ROZZEL, RUSH, SCHROEDER, SCISSON, SCOTT, SCUDDER, SEAMAN, SEYMOUR, SHARPE, SHELL, SHINN, SIMMONS, SISSON, SMITH, SOMMERSON, SPEARS, SPILLER, STACEY, STANLEY, STEVENSON, STEWART, STIGGINS, STOCKMAN, STONE, STROTHER, SUBLETT, SUMMERSON, SURRELL, SYKES, TATE, TAYLOR, TERRELL, THAXTON, THOMAS, THOMPSON, TODD, TRAMMELL, TRAVIS, TRIGG, TUCKER, TURNER, TYLER, UPSHAW, VALENTINE, VANDERBILT, VANN, VARDAMAN, VARDIMAN, VINING, VITTETOE, WAKEFIELD, WALKER, WARE, WASHINGTON, WEBB, WELBORN, WELLS, WHIGHAM, WHITAKER, WHITE, WIGGINS, WILKINSON, WILLARD, WILLIAMS, WILSON, WRIGHT, WYNN, AND YOUNG.

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 41 pages
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Family Genealogy Queries: GANN GANT GAMMEL (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this brief volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families surnamed GANN (GAN) (with 10 queries total), GANT (GANTT) (7 queries), GAMMEL (GAMMELL, GAMEL, GAMMIL) (6 queries), GAMBLE (GAMBILL) (3 queries), or GANDY (2 queries), as well as GAMBRELL, GANGANUS, GANIS, and GANNUCH (with 1 query apiece).The focus is on families in the southern United States.Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although these queries were written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to you if you're working on the same names or lines.Typically, queries include information on births, deaths, marriages, children of a given couple, family migrations, etc. Some trace several generations of one family. Some even include colorful family stories passed down through the years!Note: If you aren't sure if the information in this book will be useful to your particular family research, why not borrow and read it for free with a Kindle Unlimited subscription?Other surnames occurring incidentally in the queries reproduced in this volume include ANTHONY, ARMSTRONG, ATKINS, BACK, BAILEY, BARRETT, BARROW, BELL, BLALOCK, BLANKENSHIP, BOAZE, BOLTON, BOUNDS, BROOME, BROWN, BRUMLEY, BYRD, CANNON, CHAMBERLIN, CHAPMAN, CHENNAULT, CLARK, CLARKE, COLLETT, COLLIER, COLLINS, COLVIN, COOK, COOPER, COX, CRESON, CRESSON, CROTZER, CROWDER, CRUSON, CULLEY, CUNNINGHAM, DEDMAN, DIGGS, DIXON, DOWNEN, DUBBERLY, DUNBAR, EDWARDS, FEAUTO, FLANAGAN, FLENNIKEN, FURGUSON, GAUNT, GELLON, GILDEN, GIVENS, GOFF, GORDY, GOUGH, GRANADE, GRANT, GREENWOOD, GURLEY, HALEY, HALL, HAMILTON, HARDESTY, HARDWICK, HARDY, HARGIS, HARMON, HARRIS, HARRISON, HATCHELL, HAWK, HAYNES, HAYS, HEATHERWIC, HEFLIN, HESTER, HIGGS, HIX, HOLT, HORTON, HOUP, HOWELL, HUNTER, ISABEL, ISBELL, ISBILL, JOHNSON, JONES, KEITH, KELLEY, KENT, KINARD, KING, KNAPP, LAFOLLETT, LANGSTON, LAWSON, LAYMAN, MAINARD, MAJOR, MANCUSO, MASON, MATNEY, McCLAIN, McCORMICK, McWHIRTER, MEADOWS, MENARD, MILLER, MISKELLEY, MITCHELL, MOORE, MOOREMAN, MORGAN, MOYERS, MUSICK, NOBLE, NUNN, NUTT, OUSLEY, OVERSTREET, PATTERSON, PHELPS, POOL, POTTS, PROBST, PULLIM, RATCLIFF, RAY, RHEA, RICHARDSON, RIZZUTO, RODGERS, ROSS, RUSSEL, RUSSELL, SABA, SAMPLE, SANDERSON, SCARBROUGH, SEMPLE, SHADDON, SMILEY, SMITH, SPARICIO, SPEER, SPIER, STEELMAN, STEPHENS, STEVENS, STEWARD, STEWART, STOCKMAN, STUART, SUTTON, TALBERT, TERRY, THOMPSON, TIERY, TOOLE, TUCK, TUMMINELLO, UNDERWOOD, UTLEY, UTLLEY, WADE, WALKER, WALLER, WATERS, WATKINS, WESTCOTT, WHITE, WHITEHEAD, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMSON, WILSON, WINFREY, WOOD, WORKS, YARBROUGH, YATES, YEATS, and YORK.

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 26 pages
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Family Genealogy Queries: Caswell, Durham, Granville, Person Counties, North Carolina (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

Genre: Education & Reference, Genealogy
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Family Genealogy Queries: Cherokee, Graham, Haywood, Madison, Swain Counties, North Carolina (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this very brief volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families with a connection to Cherokee, Graham, Haywood, Madison, or Swain County, North Carolina. There are 26 such queries in total.Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to you if you are working on the same line or lines. The information in this locale-focused volume may also be useful to historians working to get a more complete picture of the area's settlement and the families who lived here.Cherokee County was formed in 1839 from the western part of Macon County. It was named for the Cherokee Native Americans, some of whom still live in the area. In 1861 the southeastern part of Cherokee County was taken to form Clay County. In 1872 its northeastern part was also separated to create Graham County. Cities and towns include Andrews and Murphy, the county seat. Cherokee County is bordered by Clay, Graham, and Macon counties, North Carolina; Monroe and Polk counties, Tennessee; and Fannin and Union counties, Georgia.Graham County was created in 1872 from the northeastern portion of Cherokee County. It was named for William A. Graham, U.S. Senator from North Carolina (1840–1843) and Governor of North Carolina (1845–1849). Towns include Fontana Dam, Lake Santeetlah, and Robbinsville, the county seat. Graham County is bordered by Cherokee, Macon, and Swain counties, North Carolina; and Blount and Monroe counties, Tennessee.Haywood County was formed in 1808 from the western part of Buncombe County. It was named for John Haywood, who was North Carolina State Treasurer from 1787 to 1827. In 1828 the western part of the county became Macon County. In 1851 parts of Haywood and Macon counties were combined to form Jackson County. Cities and towns include Canton, Clyde, Maggie Valley, and Waynesville, the county seat. Haywood is bordered by Buncombe, Jackson, Madison, Swain, and Transylvania counties, North Carolina; and Cocke and Sevier counties, Tennessee.Madison County was created in 1851 from parts of Buncombe and Yancey counties. It was named for James Madison, fourth President of the United States (1809–1817). Incorporated places include Hot Springs, Mars Hill, and Marshall, the county seat. Madison County is bordered by Buncombe, Haywood, and Yancey counties, North Carolina; and Cocke, Greene, and Unicoi counties, Tennessee.Swain County was formed in 1871 from parts of Jackson and Macon counties. It was named for David L. Swain, Governor of North Carolina from 1832 to 1835, and president of the University of North Carolina from 1835 to 1868. Bryson City is the county seat and only incorporated municipality, although Cherokee, a census-designated place, is a significant community. Swain County is bordered by Graham, Haywood, Jackson, and Macon counties, North Carolina; and Blount and Sevier counties, Tennessee.Note: If you aren't sure if the information in this book will be useful to your particular research, why not borrow and read it for free with a Kindle Unlimited subscription?

Genre: History, Americas, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 25 pages
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Family Genealogy Queries: Cleveland, Lincoln, Rutherford Counties, North Carolina (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families with a connection to Cleveland, Lincoln, or Rutherford County, North Carolina. There are 81 such queries in total.Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to you if you are working on the same line or lines. The information in this locale-focused volume may also be useful to historians working to get a more complete picture of the area's settlement and the families who lived here.Cleveland County was created in 1841 from parts of Lincoln and Rutherford counties. It was named for Benjamin Cleveland, a colonel in the American Revolutionary War who took part in the Battle of King's Mountain. (From 1841 to 1887 "Cleaveland" was the spelling used; the present spelling was adopted in 1887.) Shelby is the county seat. Municipalities include Kings Mountain, Shelby, Belwood, Boiling Springs, Casar, Earl, Fallston, Grover, Kingstown, Lattimore, Lawndale, Mooresboro, Patterson Springs, Polkville, and Waco. Cleveland County is bordered by Burke, Gaston, Lincoln, and Rutherford counties, North Carolina; and by Cherokee and York counties, South Carolina.Lincoln County was created in 1779 from the eastern part of Tryon County. It was named for Benjamin Lincoln, a general in the American Revolutionary War. During that war, the Battle of Ramsour's Mill occurred near a grist mill in Lincolnton, which is the county seat. The county underwent several boundary changes between 1782 and 1846. In 1782 the southeastern part of Burke County was annexed to Lincoln. In 1841 parts of Lincoln and Rutherford counties were combined to form Cleveland County. In 1842 the northern third of Lincoln County became Catawba County. In 1846 the southern half of what was left of Lincoln County became Gaston County. Municipalities include Lincolnton and Maiden. Lincoln County is bordered by Burke, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, and Mecklenburg counties, North Carolina.Rutherford County was created in 1779 from the western part of the former Tryon County. It was named for Griffith Rutherford, leader of an expedition against the Cherokee in 1776 and a general in the American Revolutionary War. Rutherfordton is the county seat. In 1791 parts of Rutherford and Burke counties were combined to form Buncombe County. In 1841 parts of Rutherford and Lincoln counties were combined to form Cleveland County. In 1842 additional parts of Rutherford and Burke counties were combined to form McDowell County. In 1855 parts of Rutherford and Henderson counties were combined to form Polk County. Towns and villages in the county include Bostic, Ellenboro, Forest City, Lake Lure, Ruth, Rutherfordton, Spindale, and Chimney Rock. Rutherford County is bordered by Buncombe, Burke, Cleveland, Henderson, McDowell, and Polk counties, North Carolina; and by Cherokee and Spartanburg counties, South Carolina.Note: If you aren't sure if the information in this book will be useful to your particular research, why not borrow and read it for free with a Kindle Unlimited subscription?

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