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Terry Mason's Family History Site

Major lines: Allen, Beck, Borden, Buck, Burden, Carpenter, Carper, Cobb, Cook, Cornell, Cowan, Daffron, Davis, Downing, Faubion, Fauntleroy, Fenter, Fishback, Foulks, Gray, Harris, Heimbach, Henn, Holland, Holtzclaw, Jackson, Jameson, Johnson, Jones, King, Lewis, Mason, Massengill, McAnnally, Moore, Morgan, Overstreet, Price, Peck, Rice, Richardson, Rogers, Samuel, Smith, Taylor, Thomas, Wade, Warren, Weeks, Webb, Wodell, Yeiser.

 

Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Clarissa Hall

BIOGRAPHY: Family History Records; ; compiled by Michael S. Cole, [HYPERLINK http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/ahnentafel.htm#ahnentafel ] ; ; copy dated 26 Jan 1994 sent to T Mason.


Jeanette Jerome

BIOGRAPHY: Family History Records; ; compiled by Michael S. Cole, [HYPERLINK http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/ahnentafel.htm#ahnentafel ] ; ; copy dated 26 Jan 1994 sent to T Mason.


Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

BIOGRAPHY: Mann, Conklin, "The American Ancestry of the Right Honorable Winston Churchill", New York Genealogical Biographical Register, Vol. 73, p. 163


Samuel Cowan

MILITARY: Samuel was a private with the East TN Volunteers in the War of 1812. He served as a mounted gunman on expeditions in 1814 against hostile Creek Indians. His pay was $8.00 a month plus 40 cents a day for his horse.

Information from Cindy Stamps to T.Mason on 1 Oct 2007. "In 1830 Samuel Cowan who married Sarah Keith is in McNairy Co. TN. He died sometime before 1840. He is there with Jas Keith and Eli Keith, brothers of Sarah Keith Cowan. Eli also moved to Titus Co. TX. Also in 1836, Eli, William, Jas, & Riley Cowan were to do road work. "

1830 McNairy Co., TN, p. 142
1836 Tishomingo Co., MS, census
"Following My COWAN's Tale," by PRUITT


Sarah Margaret Keith

BIOGRAPHY: Family History Records; ; compiled by Michael S. Cole, [HYPERLINK http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/ahnentafel.htm#ahnentafel ] ; ; copy dated 26 Jan 1994 sent to T Mason.

They moved to Alabama before 1820 and were in Mississippi by the mid 1820's. In 1827 they received a land grant for 136 acres in McNairy County, TN, near where the battle of Shiloh would be fought in 1862.


Clement Montgomery Hunt

"Biographical Memoranda" of Clime Montgomery HUNT of Harrison, AR, recorded circa 1912 by the Arkansas History Commission.

On 26 July 1861 he enlisted at Camp Shaver in Company I, 7th Arkansas Infantry, Confederate Army. He fought in the Arkansas Battles of Helena and Prairie Grove.

Info from HUNT family Bible, in possession of Dora (HUNT) WAGNER (dec'd) in the 1970's.

In 1906 in Boone Co., AR, he applied for a Confederate pension based on service in Company A, 6th Arkansas Infantry.


Milbra Catherine Martin

She died the day after giving birth to twins.


Eli Hamilton Hunt

Shelbyville (near Cave City)


Samantha Catherine Caldona Belle (Dona) Hawkins

She was a basket maker & weaver.


Marriage Notes for Eli Hamilton Hunt and Samantha Catherine Caldona Belle (Dona) Hawkins-4960

Boone Co., AR, Marriage Book D, p. 227


James Kinner Hawkins

Boone Co., AR, Marriage Book A, p. 43
1880 Boone Co., AR, p. 503
1900 Boone Co., AR, census
"Pioneer Life/Families of Ozarks," pp. 211-141 ID 38


Emily Jane Cowan

Boone Co., AR, Marriage Book A, p. 43
1900 Boone Co., AR, p. 87B
She was a "hard-shell" Baptist.
She died from a heart attack.


Mellie Lee Ann Hunt

Info from family and personal knowledge of Michael Cole.
She was a writer and story teller. She served as the Rock Springs community correspondent for the local newspaper, the Harrison (AR) Daily Times and Boone County Headlight.