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carboncopysue
05-18-2007, 08:04 AM
Let's list the last names of our ancestors and where they are from. If we got a match, let's chat.

(For your protection, do not list living relatives or point out which one is your last name)

My list so far:

BRANSON (Also spelled Branson)- Cartersville, GA

CURRY- Atlanta, GA

GILLIAM (Also spelled Gillum)- Tennessee

LYNN (Also spelled Linn and Lyn)- Cartersville, GA, Cincinnati OH, and Dayton, OH

MCCONNELL- Tennessee, Dayton OH, possibly Pontiac MI

I have census records for all of these last names. I also have marriage certificates for the Lynns and Bransons.

ETA:
WILSON- Indiana, possibly Terre Haute area, and Dayton, OH. Supposedly this was a last name merely adopted by a mulatto named Joe during the late 1800s/early 1900s. Anything before that, I'm most likely not related to that Wilson. No census or any other information for this last name.

WOFFORD-Cartersville, GA. My family married into them (several times :unsure:), housed some of their kids, etc. I only have census info on them (1870-1920).

PALMER- Toledo, OH. Not directly related to them, but one lady with no children married my gg father
and raised my g mother and siblings. Just curious where her people are from.


Sue.

Rikki
05-18-2007, 08:10 AM
Neal - Macon Georgia

Lane - Georgia and Indiana

Batte - Stony Creek VA

Curley - Stoney Creek VA

lifeAgift
05-18-2007, 08:23 AM
FOSTER - New York, Carolina
Curry - St. Louis
Watt - St. Louis , Chicago
Dillard - St. Louis, Wynn Arkansas
Ibrahim - EGYPT

newmoe1
05-18-2007, 08:59 AM
great grandmother Alice Bracey Harris Sumpter SC

grandmother -Bracey- sumpter SC

sister Mary Rembert


grandfather - REESE -SC

great grandfather gilbert Reese Sumpter SC

wife Loucider holiday Reese Sumpter SC

DivinelyMe
05-18-2007, 09:04 AM
Christian - Lackey/Newport News/Williamsburg, VA (or York County VA)

Hart - Lackey/Newport News/Williamsburg, VA (or York County VA)

Sanders (South Carolina - most likely the city of Florence)

Smith (South Carolina - most likely the city of Florence)

Queencece
05-18-2007, 09:21 AM
This is off the top of my head...

Johnson - West VA
Walker - New York City
Foster - New York City

KRE8TIV
05-18-2007, 09:35 AM
Edwards - Arkansas (Pine Bluff), Kansas
Kelley (Kelly) :dunno:
Woods

SweetHoneyLocs
05-18-2007, 09:48 AM
Brown-- originally from South Carolina, now based in Maryland (This last name is from the slave owner who owned members of my family. My great grandfather and my grandfather were both named (first and last name) after him.)

Bing--- originally from Austria (my great great great great grandfather was from here, when he came to America married 3 woman one was white, 1 black , and 1 Mexican) and South Carolina

Butler --Florida (This name was last name of my father's mother. She was half Indian, father was a member of the Seminole tribe in Flordia. The camp that they belonged to was known as the Butler camp, so I am guessing that is were they got the last name from.)

The above three are the names of my father's family members, and are used to as the description of our family: BBB Family. We have reunions every year, and this year will be meeting in Salisbury, Md. We always meet the first weekend in August and have been doing so for 30 years.

Stewart-- Philadelphia, PA

Conway-- Wetipquin, Maryland

Sheldon--Wetipquin Maryland

Deshields- Wetipquin, Maryland

The above three are the roots to my mother's family. For the past 10 years we have been holding reuions for the children and grandchildren of my grandmother MaryRose (Conway) Stewart. Last year we branched out and included other members of the family.

Hadasah
05-18-2007, 01:19 PM
My great-grandfather's last name was Chapman and he was in England.

TwistedXn
05-18-2007, 01:26 PM
Addison - Mississippi

Johnson - Mississippi

Battle - Louisiana

Wafer - Louisiana

Green - Louisiana

dasweetstcypha
05-18-2007, 02:18 PM
Pogue- Clarke County Alabama
Arrington - Washington County Alabama--North Carolina
Franklin - Washington County Alabama
Dunn - Eutaw, AL---Mobile, AL
Raine - Mobile, AL
Pickens - Mobile, AL, Tennessee, North Carolina

erinm
05-18-2007, 06:32 PM
Clayton -- Clarendon, Ark.
Petty -- Clarendon, Ark.
Reed -- Indianapolis, Ind.
Phillips -- Indianapolis, Ind.
Wilkins -- Indianapolis, Ind.
Henderson -- Greenville, Miss.
Webster -- Greenville, Miss.

crashcor13
05-18-2007, 06:34 PM
I'm going add some names in here too. The states are sketchy, but i'm working on finding out where my people originated from.

Lampkin -- Mississippi

Rash -- Omaha, Nebraska; Louisville, Mississippi (winston county)

Byrd -- Mississippi

Johnson -- Mississippi

Daniels -- Mississippi

rai
05-18-2007, 06:41 PM
Dean- Bahamas
Poitier- Bahamas
McKeever- Florida/ Georgia
Jordan – Georgia/ Florida

(I’ll have to consult w/ mom/dad for others)

gr2006
05-18-2007, 06:50 PM
Boykins - ? possibly Pennsylvania.

Burnett - Maryland. ETA: possible link to New York.

Morrison - Crisfield, Md.

Pierce - Bridgeton, New Jersey.

longtonatural
05-18-2007, 07:04 PM
Whitted - Hillsborough, NC
Jones - Guilford County, NC
Jackson - Guilford County, NC and Johnson City, TN
Pharr - Rowan County, NC
Dick - Guilford County, NC

I actually have traced my ancestors to slavery in Rowan County, NC...my great-great grandmother was a slave on that plantation (according to my mother and there are census records where a mulatto female matched her age.)

Matches, anyone???

lizzes
05-18-2007, 07:19 PM
Stephens - Louisiana (I heard they moved from Dawson or Dalton, Georgia 60 or 70 years ago)
Vaugh - Louisiana
Moore - Dallas, TX (by way of East Texas)

LilShortRib
05-18-2007, 08:40 PM
Chambers - North Carolina

Gates - Mississippi

Jackson - Mississippi

cyranosgirl
05-18-2007, 08:44 PM
Harrison: Middletown, Orange Cty NY
Peters: Middletown, Orange Cty NY
Ellis: Newark, Essex Cty NJ
Goldston: Goldston, Chatham Cty NC
Tuck: Chatham Cty NC

freebuttafly
05-19-2007, 10:26 AM
bonner- selma. al
jones-marion junction. al
pope- marion junction. al (however i was told that this was not my grandfathers birth name he was taken in by a pope and took on his last name
toblert- marion juntion. al
moore-selma. al
petteway or pettway-selma.al

now my last name is pope n i dont know all my history cause for some reason its so jumbled up i usually just say if u sat in the funeral section ur family..i know i know :(

floetry22
05-19-2007, 10:32 AM
Pugh: Russell County Alabama; Pittsview, AL; Gary, Indiana; Detroit, Michigan; Glenville, AL; Eufala, AL

Hunter: Gary, Indiana

Brown: Covington, Georgia; Ft. Myers, Florida

Sheppard (also spelled Shepherd): Glenville, AL; Rochester, NY; Columbus, Georgia; Philadelphia, PA; New Jersey

Randall: Alabama

Johnson: Alabama

Wilson: Eufala, AL; Phoenix City, AL; Columbus, GA

RecoveredPermie
05-19-2007, 10:50 AM
Mother's Side, ALL from Lee County Alabama:

Rowell- Grandmother's Maiden Name (Opelika, AL)
Dowdell- Grandfather's last Name (Opelika, AL)
Lewis- Great Great Grandfather's last Name (Roxana, Lee Co.)
Johnson- Maternal Great Great Grandmother's Maiden last name, married to Lewis (Roxana, Lee Co.)
David- Paternal Great Grandmother's last name, married a Dowdell (Opelika, Lee Co.)
Guice- Paternal Great Great Grandmother's Maiden name, Married a David (Roxana, Lee Co.)
Harris- Paternal Great Great grandfather's name (gave child to Dowdell family)
Ross- Paternal Great Great grandmother's maiden name (child with Harris)
Gulatte- Paternal Great Great Grandmother's Married name (child with Harris)

I think Opelika used to be called "Roxana" back in the day.
Father's side, North and South Carolina

Peterson
Green
Spencer
Kittrel

This is pretty cool! I never been interested until this was bought up. ^_^

ETA: Ansestry.com helped alot with the maternal portion of my family. I did all of this research in 1 day. Trying to work on my Paternal side is harder because he was my estranged father. Not to mention he died last year. I'm still working with my grandmother to get more details.

yellowfoxx21
05-19-2007, 01:40 PM
All these ALabama roots, I may have to do some diggin,

missmackaroni
05-19-2007, 02:00 PM
Boyd - Bracey, VA (I think)
Brown - Southern MD
Oglesby - Louisiana
Hines - LA?
Pipkins - ??
Carroll
Ford

newmoe1
05-19-2007, 03:35 PM
i would really like to find my farther family

father name - Arthur Lee Vines

had a brother name James vines lived in Religh NC

tjolims
05-19-2007, 03:47 PM
I love things like this...okay...

Green--Connecticut by way of ??(don't know anything about that part of the family)
Rhyne--North Carolina
Watkins--New York State, then Brooklyn
Adams--Baltimore, MD via Europe somehow
Crawford--Mississipi--don't know where
Brown--Montrose, Alabama
Sugars--New Orleans, LA

Mae
05-19-2007, 03:52 PM
Pugh: Russell County Alabama; Pittsview, AL; Gary, Indiana; Detroit, Michigan; Glenville, AL; Eufala, AL

Hunter: Gary, Indiana

Brown: Covington, Georgia; Ft. Myers, Florida

Sheppard (also spelled Shepherd): Glenville, AL; Rochester, NY; Columbus, Georgia; Philadelphia, PA; New Jersey

Randall: Alabama

Johnson: Alabama

Wilson: Eufala, AL; Phoenix City, AL; Columbus, GA
[/b]

I know some Shephards in Columbus, GA...do you know someone named Earl?

lsubabiedee
05-19-2007, 03:57 PM
Gibson
Cobb
Brice
Roberson
Towers/Tower
Duty
Henderson
Richmond
Scott
Mason
Abrum/Abram

All of these people lived in louisiana in late 1800s...many where born in VA/SC/GA except for the Duty, he came from MS or AL...

ladydd
05-19-2007, 08:06 PM
Dixon- Villarica Georgia
Flake-Flatonia, Texas

pharmlee
05-19-2007, 10:24 PM
Anyone know anyone with the last name "Golliday" ??? Not sure on the spelling and I think it's from NC...
Also, Lee- North Carolina, Virginia

mzjayluv
05-20-2007, 10:42 AM
My grandparents on my father's side were:

Stewart - grandfather
Strange - grandmother

My grandparents on my mother's side were:

Graham - grandfather
Edwards - grandmother

All are from Louisiana.

freebuttafly
05-20-2007, 10:49 AM
All these ALabama roots, I may have to do some diggin,
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<_< im thinking the same thing.

i found out that my greatgrandmother on my mama side was a brantleyor bradly, then peoples,then martin, then stevenson at her death....yeah she like weddings.

yellowfoxx21
05-20-2007, 07:35 PM
@ free... I think I&#39;m kin to some Peoples, supposedly. I don&#39;t know how, but they say we are.....

I have the booklet from my father&#39;s family reunion, and this is what I came up with

Lancaster- Origin Northeast Georgia, Northeast Alabama.
Joiners- Massilon, Ohio, Woodland, Alabama
Herring- Ohio
Thompson
Holiday- daughter of her master and freed after Civil War ( that&#39;s what it says in the booklet)

^^^ Scattered throughout, Arkansas, New York, Michigan, Ohio, Missouri

Stephens- Carollton, GA. My dad father whom I&#39;ve never met, He has sisters all over the place


My Mother&#39;s Side- I need to do somemore diggin on this one

Sailes- Jemison, Alabama; scattered in Ohio, FLorida, California- The last name that my grandfather took
Sails- my grandfather&#39;s mother was full indian, and she took on this spelling. She actually lived in a house behind my great grandfather. I guess they were seperated or something. Scattered In GA, and other areas

Jones- Greensboro, AL, scattered in Ohio, Montgomery, AL. My great grandfather was a " rollin stone", he has children everywhere, so we are probably kin.

freebuttafly
05-20-2007, 09:01 PM
Jones- Greensboro, AL, scattered in Ohio, Montgomery, AL. My great grandfather was a " rollin stone", he has children everywhere, so we are probably kin.
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girl on my father side we are jones thur his dad....someone eles raised him at the time and he was rename POPE but his sisters n brothers are JONES out of Marion AL so far as i know imma ask cause my dad dont talk alot about them cause both parents have passed n its a touchy subject for him....but ill tell him y im sure he wont mind. almost forgot im in selma right outside of montgomery so who knows.

yellowfoxx21
05-20-2007, 09:08 PM
I have cousins and an uncle in Selma, They moved to Selma a couple of years ago.

Barklel
05-21-2007, 06:54 AM
Barkley - Salisburry MD (how many black Barkleys do you know besides Charles. *s*)

Jenkins - South Carolina (Pineville/Moncks Corner/Charleston area)

Floeva
05-21-2007, 08:37 AM
Gaymon - South Caroline
Brown - New York
Marshall - St Kitts
Dorman - New York

meagan22
05-21-2007, 11:54 AM
Mays (also spelled Mayes, Maes, Maeys, and Maise)
Starnes
Nesbitt
Fursner
All from the Carolinas :)

stephbut
05-21-2007, 12:53 PM
My dads last name is Butler. My moms&#39; maiden name is Jackson. My dads and my grandfathers middle name is Steward.

mizzlizz
05-21-2007, 01:47 PM
Mother&#39;s maiden name, Harrison,
Grand parents: William Henry Harrison (Consul, Alabama) and Thelma Edna May (Gurdon, Arkansas)
Great Grand Parents: Andrew Jackson Harrison ( MIssissippi) and Luddie Johnson (Mississippi)
Great- great Grandparents: Berry Harrison (Mississippi) and Isabella LeSeuer ( Mississippi)
Great grandparents: Valentine May ( Gurdon, Arkansas) and Martha Brewer ( Arkansas)

Grandparents: Melvin Thomas and Royetta Nelson, (Tennessee)

vonshair
05-21-2007, 08:26 PM
My step father is Jones, in Cleveland, Ohio(my sis is a Jones)
My 2 kids last name is Roberson, Their father is located in Ohio

I know the last names of some of my fam but dont know the states

Wade(Chicago)
Shelton(alabama)
Hamm(ohio)
Jones(ohio)
Roberson(ohio)
Bagley(ohio)
Daniels(ohio, alabama)

Daughter-of-Diaspora
05-21-2007, 08:32 PM
I&#39;m going add some names in here too. The states are sketchy, but i&#39;m working on finding out where my people originated from.

Lampkin -- Mississippi
Rash -- Omaha, Nebraska; Louisville, Mississippi (winston county)

Byrd -- Mississippi

Johnson -- Mississippi

Daniels -- Mississippi
[/b]
Hmmm...^^^ It&#39;s pretty rare to see someone else with that name...

Dad&#39;s:
Lampkin- Sain&#39;t Louis, Mississippi
Grissom- ?

Mom&#39;s:
Woods- Mississippi
Wilson- Mississippi

ljam4u
05-21-2007, 08:57 PM
Hopkins (Grandfather on Mom&#39;s side) - North Carolina

McCollough (Grandmother on Dad&#39;s Side)- North Carolina

Mack (Grandmother on Mom&#39;s Side)- North Carolina

Petree (Great-Grandmother on Mom&#39;s Side)- North Carolina

Banner - North Carolina

Mock - North Carolina

crashcor13
05-21-2007, 10:59 PM
Hmmm...^^^ It&#39;s pretty rare to see someone else with that name...

Dad&#39;s:
Lampkin- Sain&#39;t Louis, Mississippi
Grissom- ?

Mom&#39;s:
Woods- Mississippi
Wilson- Mississippi
[/b]


Lampkin is also my dad&#39;s side of the family. Lampkin is my grandmother&#39;s married name, Rash is her maiden. My last name is Rash, but it should have been Lampkin (my dad used Rash instead of Lampkin, his father&#39;s name, because he didn&#39;t like the name <_< ) so as a result, Rash is my last name. Oddly enough, my dad doesn&#39;t know exactly where his father was originally from and my grandmother has yet to tell me. I need to look into further. hmmm...

AussieCurl
05-21-2007, 11:14 PM
Marable, Randolph County, Alabama

Grandfather-- William Manning Marable

Great Grandfather-- Morris Marable

Scribetastic
05-22-2007, 02:10 AM
I&#39;ll fill in more as I find out more (I&#39;ve got at least one cousin who is really into geneaology).

Williams - Manchester, GA
Giddens - GA (probably in or close to Manchester too.)
Walton - Talbotton, GA
Walker - Talbotton, GA

sharynleigh
05-22-2007, 03:04 AM
Father&#39;s side

Walker County AL, Coal Valley, AL, Mobile AL, GA, NY
Prude
Williams
Mixon

Mother&#39;s side

Pensacola FL, AL, NC. NY
Bowie
Boykin
Henderson

Jazitones
05-22-2007, 05:10 AM
Mother&#39;s Side, ALL from Lee County Alabama:

Rowell- Grandmother&#39;s Maiden Name (Opelika, AL)
Dowdell- Grandfather&#39;s last Name (Opelika, AL)
Lewis- Great Great Grandfather&#39;s last Name (Roxana, Lee Co.)
Johnson- Maternal Great Great Grandmother&#39;s Maiden last name, married to Lewis (Roxana, Lee Co.)
David- Paternal Great Grandmother&#39;s last name, married a Dowdell (Opelika, Lee Co.)
Guice- Paternal Great Great Grandmother&#39;s Maiden name, Married a David (Roxana, Lee Co.)
Harris- Paternal Great Great grandfather&#39;s name (gave child to Dowdell family)
Ross- Paternal Great Great grandmother&#39;s maiden name (child with Harris)
Gulatte- Paternal Great Great Grandmother&#39;s Married name (child with Harris)

I think Opelika used to be called "Roxana" back in the day.
Father&#39;s side, North and South Carolina

Peterson
Green
Spencer
Kittrel

This is pretty cool! I never been interested until this was bought up. ^_^

ETA: Ansestry.com helped alot with the maternal portion of my family. I did all of this research in 1 day. Trying to work on my Paternal side is harder because he was my estranged father. Not to mention he died last year. I&#39;m still working with my grandmother to get more details.
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We need to talk! :) I&#39;ll pm you later.

ms_rite
05-22-2007, 05:30 AM
This is off the top of my head...

Johnson - West VA
Walker - New York City
Foster - New York City
[/b]
Walker is an English or is it Scottish name. Its on my maternal side, my great grand father is the Walker...he is a white Scots man. He was in a legit relationship with my great grandmother. My family is Jamaican.

carboncopysue
05-22-2007, 06:33 AM
Mother&#39;s side

Pensacola FL, AL, NC. NY
Bowie
Boykin
Henderson
[/b]
I know of a huge Henderson family, but personally I just know the Tallahassee, FL ones. They are all descendants of Squire Henderson, who purchased his freedom while a slave in SC. I don&#39;t know of any in Pensacola, but, like I said, it&#39;s a big family and they are pretty much everywhere now.

Sue.

NappyMiami
05-22-2007, 08:01 AM
Matriarch

Jenkins, Simmons, Meltons- AL/Tuskegee/Mobile/Montgomery
VA/Newport News, and ARK,
Baltimore MD

Patriarch

Major- GA/Macon,Bahamas
Gordon- GA? Questionable unsure :unsure:

yellowfoxx21
05-22-2007, 08:10 AM
I am so confused on how Ansestry.com works, it seems like it&#39;s pulling up other sponsored sites, is that correct?

RecoveredPermie
05-22-2007, 03:23 PM
I am so confused on how Ansestry.com works, it seems like it&#39;s pulling up other sponsored sites, is that correct?
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I haven&#39;t had that problem with Ansestry.com. :dunno: PM me if you need help. :D

@ Jazi- Maternal, Paternal, or Neither? ^_^

Mizzgreen
05-22-2007, 03:39 PM
So I am on Ancestry.com and have found a wealth of information so far. I am now at a dead end, I can&#39;t seem to any further but here it goes.


Patriarch
Green (LA)
Mc Coy (MS)
Thompson (Bienville, LA)
Hall (AK)
Smith (LA)
Fraction (AK)

Matriarch

Alexander (VA)
Boston (TX)
Vann (AL)
Gibbons (?)

floetry22
05-22-2007, 05:48 PM
I know some Shephards in Columbus, GA...do you know someone named Earl?
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No, I don&#39;t know an Earl. The Shephard side is hard to trace because my great-grandfather had 11 other siblings.... and they had kids, so it&#39;s a lot of them :lol: But, I&#39;m going to do some more research at our familiy reunion.

napturallyme
05-22-2007, 07:16 PM
My last name is Bright- In my search on ancestry.com. I found out my relatives orginated in South Carolina and migrated to Alabama (Baldwin County) and Florida. My grandfather&#39;s family is primarily from Alabama and he was born in FL. I hear there are still a lot of Brights in Fla. I think central FL

Paternal grandmother&#39;s family- Bosby, Bonner, Mitchell- Baldwin County AL (Mobile area).


Paternal grandfather- Bright of course and my great grandmothers 1st husband&#39;s last name was Lambert, so most of my grandfather&#39;s siblings are Lamberts.


Maternal grandfather- Thomas. At a loss of this family since my grandfather didn&#39;t share much about his family. My mother is trying to find a list of names he gave her before he passed away. He was from Mississippi. I know my mom was born in Drew, MS.

Maternal grandmother- Byrd and Dean from MS. My great grandmother&#39;s 1st husband was a Morgan. She had 2 kids by him. I know there are a lot of Byrds out there and they do a family reunion. But I have never been able to figure out how I"m related to them, so I have never attended the family reunions. The Byrd&#39;s in my family migrated to Chicago (where I am) and Toledo, OH



I&#39;m going add some names in here too. The states are sketchy, but i&#39;m working on finding out where my people originated from.

Lampkin -- Mississippi

Rash -- Omaha, Nebraska; Louisville, Mississippi (winston county)

Byrd -- Mississippi

Johnson -- Mississippi

Daniels -- Mississippi
[/b]


Byrd in Mississippi- we may be related. My great-grandfather&#39;s name was Gus Byrd and he was married twice. My maternal grandmother&#39;s maiden name was Byrd. There are a lot in Toledo, OH

freebuttafly
05-22-2007, 10:10 PM
Alexander (VA)
Boston (TX)
Vann (AL)
Gibbons (?)



what part of alabama r the vann iN???/

demi
05-23-2007, 04:46 AM
Chapman - Mississippi

Evans - Mississippi and Michigan

White - Louisiana

Joseph - Lousiana

Gillies - Jamaica and California

Jazitones
05-23-2007, 04:52 AM
I haven&#39;t had that problem with Ansestry.com. :dunno: PM me if you need help. :D

@ Jazi- Maternal, Paternal, or Neither? ^_^
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this is on my husband side of the family. The last names are

Frazier
Sistrunk

He is from Opelika.

Nappilocs
05-23-2007, 06:43 AM
I LOVE IT!!!!!
Mullen- Beaufort, Port Royal, St. Helena S.C. & Fernandina Beach Florida
Hamilton-Port Royal South Carolina, Detroit Michigan
Virgil- Smiths Parish Bermuda
Wainwright- Bailey&#39;s Bay Bermuda
Davis- Baileys Bay Bermuda
Bean- Smiths Parish Bermuda



Mother&#39;s Side, ALL from Lee County Alabama:


I think Opelika used to be called "Roxana" back in the day.
Father&#39;s side, North and South Carolina

.[/b]
[/b]


Okay, know someone who has roots in Opelika, I have to see if she knows any of these last names.

Jazitones
05-23-2007, 06:49 AM
Father&#39;s name is Bradshaw from Mass
Mothers name is Smith from Winston Salem North Carolina
Other names are Mauney&#39;s from North Carolina also.

mydestiny
05-23-2007, 06:51 AM
Father&#39;s name is Blanton from North Carolina
Mother&#39;s name is Clark from Chicago
Other strong names are Vickers- Georgia and Freeman- Oklahoma.

Ebonique
05-23-2007, 08:57 AM
I know of a huge Henderson family, but personally I just know the Tallahassee, FL ones. They are all descendants of Squire Henderson, who purchased his freedom while a slave in SC. I don&#39;t know of any in Pensacola, but, like I said, it&#39;s a big family and they are pretty much everywhere now.

Sue.
[/b]

could this first name have at one point, been a last name? My grandfather traced the family history once and I know of a plantation owner in the area named Squire or Squires where the family name was derived.

Anyway:

Squirewell: Raleigh, NC; Winnsboro, SC I&#39;ve heard of folks with the same last name spread out in other parts of the country.

Nash: North Carolina, (?) don&#39;t know what part



Father&#39;s name is Bradshaw from Mass
Mothers name is Smith from Winston Salem North Carolina
Other names are Mauney&#39;s from North Carolina also.[/b]

Someone at my job had that name.

Jams
05-23-2007, 09:56 AM
Minniefield - LA
Harper - LA
Crockett - LA (i think)
Arnwine - TN and OH
Adams - OH and AL (I think)
Ignot - LA
Williams - LA

RecoveredPermie
05-23-2007, 11:50 AM
this is on my husband side of the family. The last names are

Frazier
Sistrunk

He is from Opelika.
[/b]

I know lots of Fraziers and a few Sistrunks from Opelika.

I&#39;m originally from NY (by migration) but I spent my last 2 yrs in HS there and 2 yrs at Auburn U. If you need info, I&#39;m down to help. I&#39;m going back there on the 10th of June.

trakar
05-23-2007, 12:20 PM
ARDOIN: Opelousas, LA area
WILSON: Opelousas, LA area

ELLIS: Texas and Tennessee

crashcor13
05-23-2007, 05:15 PM
My last name is Bright- In my search on ancestry.com. I found out my relatives orginated in South Carolina and migrated to Alabama (Baldwin County) and Florida. My grandfather&#39;s family is primarily from Alabama and he was born in FL. I hear there are still a lot of Brights in Fla. I think central FL

Paternal grandmother&#39;s family- Bosby, Bonner, Mitchell- Baldwin County AL (Mobile area).
Paternal grandfather- Bright of course and my great grandmothers 1st husband&#39;s last name was Lambert, so most of my grandfather&#39;s siblings are Lamberts.
Maternal grandfather- Thomas. At a loss of this family since my grandfather didn&#39;t share much about his family. My mother is trying to find a list of names he gave her before he passed away. He was from Mississippi. I know my mom was born in Drew, MS.

Maternal grandmother- Byrd and Dean from MS. My great grandmother&#39;s 1st husband was a Morgan. She had 2 kids by him. I know there are a lot of Byrds out there and they do a family reunion. But I have never been able to figure out how I"m related to them, so I have never attended the family reunions. The Byrd&#39;s in my family migrated to Chicago (where I am) and Toledo, OH
Byrd in Mississippi- we may be related. My great-grandfather&#39;s name was Gus Byrd and he was married twice. My maternal grandmother&#39;s maiden name was Byrd. There are a lot in Toledo, OH
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Napturallyme, my paternal great grandmother&#39;s maiden was name Mary Byrd from MS. She married a man named Joseph Rash (paternal great grandfather). Wow, the prospect of possibly finding relatives on here is exciting!

napturallyme
05-23-2007, 05:32 PM
Napturallyme, my paternal great grandmother&#39;s maiden was name Mary Byrd from MS. She married a man named Joseph Rash (paternal great grandfather). Wow, the prospect of possibly finding relatives on here is exciting!
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Yeah the prospect is exciting. I know the Byrds are in Detroit, Chicago, ATL, OH, and St. Louis primarily. There are a lot, like I said I&#39;m not sure how my side fits in with all of them. I may need to talk to my great-auntie or great-uncle to see what they know.

sharynleigh
05-23-2007, 05:57 PM
My last name is Bright- In my search on ancestry.com. I found out my relatives orginated in South Carolina and migrated to Alabama (Baldwin County) and Florida. My grandfather&#39;s family is primarily from Alabama and he was born in FL. I hear there are still a lot of Brights in Fla. I think central FL

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I grew up with a family named Bright in New York. One of the sisters, Cathy Bright is a professional singer and was a backup singer for Andre Crouche and the Disciples. Maybe your kin???

napturallyme
05-23-2007, 06:29 PM
I grew up with a family named Bright in New York. One of the sisters, Cathy Bright is a professional singer and was a backup singer for Andre Crouche and the Disciples. Maybe your kin???
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Could be, I haven&#39;t come across many black folks with the last name The guy from the group Shai&#39;s name was Garfield Bright. I always wonder if we were related lol.

vuqua1
05-23-2007, 06:57 PM
Bowe - Nassau/Exuma,Bahamas and FL (My mom&#39;s cousin is Chef Elijah Bowe of Graycliff Restaurant in Bahamas. This is also her grandfather&#39;s name)

Owens - Mullins (or Marion), SC and Ft. Pierce, FL

Scriven - The Islands of SC

Pitts - Greenburg(?),SC

QueenLocks
05-23-2007, 07:12 PM
AL. and GA.

GA> McKee, Carten, Beasley

AL> Johnson, Rogers, West

theultra79
05-23-2007, 08:14 PM
Reeves - Perry FL, Boston Mass

Neal - Perry FL

McDowell - Albany, GA

Dixon - GA

sharynleigh
05-23-2007, 08:21 PM
Could be, I haven&#39;t come across many black folks with the last name The guy from the group Shai&#39;s name was Garfield Bright. I always wonder if we were related lol.
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Hmm. Interesting. I looked at your avatar and you favor them quite a bit. My sister used to date one of the brothers. The names of the children are Gunther, Cathy, Michelle and Marcus. They are all in their late 40&#39;s, early 50&#39;s.

blkbuttafly928
05-23-2007, 11:35 PM
All from the Eastern Shore of Maryland....mainly Dorchester County area.

Mother&#39;s family (that I know of...)
Slacum
Jolley
Young

Father&#39;s family
Griffin

If I learn anymore I will update

CatSuga
05-24-2007, 12:06 AM
*Alabama*
McKenzie
Wallace
Davis (Talladega)
Jordan
Fluker
Stocksdale
Edwards
McGraw

birdflyingaway
05-24-2007, 01:07 AM
randall (formerly noble)- shelby county tx, GA
blount- shelby county tx, GA?

Rogers- south east texas / louisiana
Owens- south east texas

gardner/garner/gardener- south east texas

gibson-south east texas

noodles727
05-24-2007, 06:40 AM
Rice- Union, South carolina & Hamtrack,MI.

Fraction, Leavanworth, Kansas & Mississippi

Blanton- Leland,Mississippi and Macon, Georgia

Rogers- I think are from Georgia but migrated to Michigan

I think I have relatives with the last name of Vickers from Georgia! Also, my great-grandfather was a Blanton. I don&#39;t know where he was from exactly, but he migrated to Michigan. I&#39;m going to ask my great aunt and see if there is a link.






Father&#39;s name is Blanton from North Carolina
Mother&#39;s name is Clark from Chicago
Other strong names are Vickers- Georgia and Freeman- Oklahoma.
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Jazitones
05-24-2007, 06:50 AM
I forgot the most this one. My grandmother mothers maiden name is Bynum from North Carolina.



I know lots of Fraziers and a few Sistrunks from Opelika.

I&#39;m originally from NY (by migration) but I spent my last 2 yrs in HS there and 2 yrs at Auburn U. If you need info, I&#39;m down to help. I&#39;m going back there on the 10th of June.
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So did you go to Opelika HS?

Discodumpling
05-24-2007, 09:44 AM
Samuel: Antigua W.I
Richards:Antigua W.I
Byrd/Bird:Antigua W.I
Hunte/Hunt:Antigua W.I
Drew/Matthews: Antigua W.I

mzjayluv
05-24-2007, 10:04 AM
Addison - Mississippi

Johnson - Mississippi

Battle - Louisiana

Wafer - Louisiana

Green - Louisiana
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My family knows or knew some Battles in Shreveport who was also connected with a Johnson in Shreveport. PM me or let me know some first names and I will gladly check with Mom on the names.

Rikki
05-24-2007, 10:22 AM
I forgot a name...so here we go again:

Batte: Virginia
Curley: Virginia
Neal: Georgia
Lane: Georgia/Indiana
Culpepper: Georgia
Cromerdie: Georgia

nappysurgeon
05-24-2007, 12:34 PM
I looked up the origin of several of my friends surnames. Cameron (Scottish) means crooked nose and this guy really has a jacked up nose, I guess you have to see him to get it. We were all praying his baby girl didn&#39;t get the nose, so far she&#39;s in the clear.

KnottyGurl
05-24-2007, 01:47 PM
I&#39;m very interested. I comoe from a severely broken family. I&#39;d love to be able to connect with m kin.....

Mother

Williams - Chicago (Mother&#39;s maiden name)
Gilmore - Chicago (Mother&#39;s married name)
Davis - Pine Bluff, AR (Married name)

Father

Palmer - Chicago

Step Father

Davis - Pine Bluff, AR

Grandmother

Clark - Chicago (Married name)
Johnson - Chicago (Maiden name)
Williams - Chicago (Married name)

Grandfather

Hall - St. Louis, MO?

My son&#39;s father is a Coe also from Chicago.

Mizzgreen
05-24-2007, 02:16 PM
Alexander (VA)
Boston (TX)
Vann (AL)
Gibbons (?)
what part of alabama r the vann iN???/
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I am not sure but my Great Grandfather died in Cherokee, Texas. And there are alot of us in Oklahoma

tri37
05-24-2007, 04:16 PM
Newnan and Coweta Co. in general, Georgia - Leigh, Johnson, Berry, Brown, Moreland, Reese, Lett

Jefferson Co. Alabama - Lathem/Lathan, Baker, Turner, James

Mississippi - Sessor, Southerland, Fields, Windom

Prince George and Dinwiddie County, Virginia - Thornton, Hunt, Parham, Bonner, Baker, Tucker, Chapman/Chatman, Yates, McCoy

Rikki: you said you have family named Curley from Stony Creek? is that Stony Creek in Dinwiddie County? My family is related to some Curleys in the area by marriage. My great-great-grandmother&#39;s sister
Kitty Chapman married a Kersey/Carsey(?) Curley, they had nine kids and some of their descendants are still in touch with our family. And one of my great grandma&#39;s cousins, Pauline Mason, married a Robert Curley. Do you know if your family is connected with any of them?

Rikki
05-24-2007, 07:41 PM
Newnan and Coweta Co. in general, Georgia - Leigh, Johnson, Berry, Brown, Moreland, Reese, Lett

Jefferson Co. Alabama - Lathem/Lathan, Baker, Turner, James

Mississippi - Sessor, Southerland, Fields, Windom

Prince George and Dinwiddie County, Virginia - Thornton, Hunt, Parham, Bonner, Baker, Tucker, Chapman/Chatman, Yates, McCoy

Rikki: you said you have family named Curley from Stony Creek? is that Stony Creek in Dinwiddie County? My family is related to some Curleys in the area by marriage. My great-great-grandmother&#39;s sister
Kitty Chapman married a Kersey/Carsey(?) Curley, they had nine kids and some of their descendants are still in touch with our family. And one of my great grandma&#39;s cousins, Pauline Mason, married a Robert Curley. Do you know if your family is connected with any of them?
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tri37: Yes! Stony Creek is in Dinwiddie County! My paternal grandmother, Onnie Mae Curley (born Jan 26, 1925 - died Jan 13 2001) married a Batte ( I THINK his name was Andrew). I do know that we have Masons as cousins...Do you have birth/death dates for them? PM me! :)

mydestiny
05-24-2007, 08:17 PM
Oh wow Noodles! I have only met a handful of Blantons in my life time and most of them are White! Well, I asked my dad to make photocopy of our family tree that was compiled about 15 years ago.
Vickers was my paternal grandmother&#39;s maiden name and she was from Cochran, GA about 40 miles south of Macon. Her parents names were Roxie Brown Vickers and Arthur Vickers- Arthur was from Hawkinsville,GA - no too far from Cochran.

mydestiny
05-24-2007, 08:51 PM
And actually on my mother&#39;s side the Freeman name was my grandmothers last name- she was born in Elton, LA- not in Oklahoma like I thought. They moved around she lived with her grandparents in Lake Charles, LA

carboncopysue
05-25-2007, 07:52 AM
could this first name have at one point, been a last name? My grandfather traced the family history once and I know of a plantation owner in the area named Squire or Squires where the family name was derived.
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I asked a Henderson that does the genealogy for that family, and she said as far as she knows, his last name was Henderson, from his owners.

Sue.

Sirrah
05-25-2007, 04:30 PM
This is so cool!

Winfrey - Mississippi (Montgomery County)
Staples - Mississippi (Montgomery County)
Hearon - Mississippi (Montgomery County)
Clark - Mississippi
Millender - Alabama (Talladega County)
Rivers - Alabama (Talladega County)
Tillotson - Kentucky (Christian County)
Taylor - Kentucky (Christian County)
Tucker - Kentucky
Holland - Kentucky
Forston - Kentucky

I&#39;ve got lots of Winfrey and Staples research, and have been able to follow the Tillotson/Taylor line back through death certificates, but am having a tough time tracing the Kentucky folks through the census.

netta
05-26-2007, 11:26 AM
My fathers family ; Ferguson and Clemons- Greenville,Kentucky.

my Mothers family: Player -from Clinton, Oklahoma /Alabama

My family has done research on geneology my dads side of the family and we know for a fact that we were decendants from slaves name Clemons belonging to the FAMILY of the famous writer Mark Twain,whose birth name is Sam Clemons! We even have a photo of a relative to my great grandfather that looks just like Mark Twain with all the white hair and beard except he was a shade darker. we believe it was a half brother.It was known fact that slaves were given their masters last names. When my dad was alive he got as far as the geneology and documents of Mr. Clemons which he was not allowed to see or investigate. I wonder why????

sunschild57
05-26-2007, 02:56 PM
Bracey...South Carolina
Bethune...South Carolina, Florida
Bruton...South Carolina, North Carolina

noodles727
05-27-2007, 04:57 AM
mydestiny,
I guess I was wrong. It turns out my greatgrandmother was from Rome, Georgia and my greatgrandfather was from Leland, Miss. Or vice versa. But there were no Vickers from what my aunt remembers.






Oh wow Noodles! I have only met a handful of Blantons in my life time and most of them are White! Well, I asked my dad to make photocopy of our family tree that was compiled about 15 years ago.
Vickers was my paternal grandmother&#39;s maiden name and she was from Cochran, GA about 40 miles south of Macon. Her parents names were Roxie Brown Vickers and Arthur Vickers- Arthur was from Hawkinsville,GA - no too far from Cochran.
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Laniza
05-27-2007, 12:29 PM
Maternal side:

Pannell--West Virginia, possibly North/South Carolina
Street--North Carolina, New York

Paternal side:

Wilson--Alabama

Ellann4
05-27-2007, 04:10 PM
ELLIS: Texas and Tennessee



Paternal Ellis: Tennessee - William & Marris or Mary prior to 1865

Texas: Robert Ellis (died 9/1917) & wife Sallie Love (her parents John M. Love & Chanie Love - Kurten, TX) - Bryan, TX and Ennis, TX


maternal Davis - Seeley or San Felipe, TX

Washington - Seely, TX

ChelWren
05-27-2007, 10:47 PM
this is on my husband side of the family. The last names are

Frazier
Sistrunk

He is from Opelika.
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My cousin married someone with the last name Sistrunk. We live in GA.

Sweetipi76
05-28-2007, 05:16 AM
This is a great idea!!! Here&#39;s me and my husband&#39;s family:

Jones-Macon, GA
Ward-Macon, GA
Raglin-Cleveland, OH
Sheard-SC
Tate-Cleveland, OH

My husband&#39;s:
Collins-Mississippi/Chicago
Larkins-Mississippi
Greenwood-Mississippi/Detroit

ljam4u
05-28-2007, 04:06 PM
Bracey...South Carolina
Bethune...South Carolina, Florida
Bruton...South Carolina, North Carolina
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I went to school with some Bruton people here in Winston-Salem, NC. :)

NaturaLei
05-29-2007, 01:50 PM
Hines--South Carolina, New Jersey

McCoy--South Carolina

Moore--Alabama, California

Yancey--New Jersey, Virginia

Woodson--New Jersey






Boyd - Bracey, VA (I think)
Brown - Southern MD
Oglesby - Louisiana
Hines - LA?
Pipkins - ??
Carroll
Ford
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Hines, you say!?!? Thats my last name from my mother&#39;s side of the family. Do you know what part of Louisiana they are from?

sunschild57
05-29-2007, 02:04 PM
I went to school with some Bruton people here in Winston-Salem, NC. :)
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:lol: You went to school with some of my relatives :D I&#39;m afraid to ask which ones :lol:

ljam4u
05-29-2007, 09:02 PM
:lol: You went to school with some of my relatives :D I&#39;m afraid to ask which ones :lol:
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I&#39;ll PM you their names, I had a heck of a crush on one of them back in middle school. :blush:

staciek
05-29-2007, 09:15 PM
Don&#39;t know how far back ya&#39;ll are going but here is my input.


Foster - Union, Lauren, Reidville South Carolina as of about 1840&#39;s that I can trace so far. Reidville was where the Church Camp meetings were held.

Byrd - Union, Laurens, Reidville and the Branchville, Smoaks, and Orangeburg South Carolina. Branchville also held Church Camp meetings which is how the Fosters, Cooks and Byrds were linked. They linked through marriage late 1870&#39;s or so.

Cook - Reidville, Fountain Inn, Reidville South Carolina. Reidville on many of the census documents is also listed as Scuffletown. Scuffletown was rezoned, remapped somethin, into what is now called Simpsonville and or Fountain Inn. These are less than 10 miles from Reidville and about the same distance to Laurens area.

Kagler - So far I believe the name for the African decent started in Harleyville or Hardeville SC. There used to be a plantation there. I can&#39;t get my grandmother to tell me the story though. She just gets quiet on me. <_<

Aiken - Smoaks, Orangeburg and Branchville SC. Aiken is also Aikens and Aikan. Depending on the midwife the last name may have been misspelled. There are also some in New Jersey.

nappyandfree
05-30-2007, 06:42 AM
@KnottyGurl
I don&#39;t think we are related but your post has some names & places that stick out to me so here we go.

My mother has first cousins with the name Gilmore in Chicago, do you know a Kay or Kenny? Their father&#39;s name is Jesse James, I believe, but everybody calls him Gilmore. He married my great aunt. Her maiden name was Lewis, and she was from Meridan, Ms. I&#39;m her brother&#39;s (Walter) granddaughter.

My last name is Hall, I don&#39;t know about any Hall&#39;s in St. Louis, but my parents got divorced when I was 7 so I wouldn&#39;t. My dad is from Detroit, Mi. He&#39;s an only child, but his father was one of ten, I think. My Paternal Grandfather&#39;s name is Nathan. He died when my father was very young, so I as a result, know very little about the Hall&#39;s. Do you know anybody named Carlton or Dennis?

My parents met in Dallas, Tx, and lived there several years.

ebenjamin
05-30-2007, 08:00 AM
Douglas
Walker
Butlers

^^^^^^^^
In Georgia, Fl (Miami/Orlando/West Palm beach)

Scott

^^^
GA/ FL

Benjamin (GA)
Williams (GA/ FL)

MariposaMorena08
05-30-2007, 04:54 PM
My family names are:

Paternal:

Chavis (NC/SC)
Streater (Chesterfield, SC)
Owens (Morven, NC)
Hillian (AL -> SC)
Merriman (Chesterfield, SC)

Maternal:

Wall (Anson County, NC)
Flowers (Anson County, NC)
Carraway (Anson County, NC)

ray
05-30-2007, 11:20 PM
Kindell- Alabama, Michigan, Carolina&#39;s, Missouri, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Ohio, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennesee
Sims- Arkansas, Pennsylvania
Russell- Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois
Peatree- Arkansas
Dawson- Arkansas, New York, Missouri
Whitney- Michigan, Missouri, Nevada
Jackson- DC, Maryland area
Grey- Missouri, Georgia

blacklily73
05-30-2007, 11:24 PM
Wright- South Georgia
Campbell- Albany, Georgia

QueenMJ
05-31-2007, 06:26 PM
Douglas
Walker
Butlers

^^^^^^^^
In Georgia, Fl (Miami/Orlando/West Palm beach)

Scott

^^^
GA/ FL

Benjamin (GA)
Williams (GA/ FL)
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hmm ....

my paternal grandmother&#39;s maiden name was Scott and she&#39;s from Calhoun, GA

my paternal great- grandfather&#39;s last name is Butler and he&#39;s also from Calhoun, GA

:dunno:

tangytic
05-31-2007, 08:10 PM
Marshall - St Kitts
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know of any in CA or LA

~*vmerie*~
05-31-2007, 08:19 PM
Well here goes:


Akins -- st. thomas, virgin islands

Faulkner -- st. thomas, virgin islands

Scarborough -- jost van dyke, british virgin islands

Meka
06-01-2007, 10:35 AM
Courtney-VA
Ransom-Philadelphia,PA
Brock-VA and NJ

SweetHoneyLocs
06-01-2007, 11:17 AM
Well here goes:
Akins -- st. thomas, virgin islands

Faulkner -- st. thomas, virgin islands

Scarborough -- jost van dyke, british virgin islands
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I know some Faulkner&#39;s but they are originally from Jamaica (as far as I know) and currently live in Maryland. They are also realted to the Reddish&#39;s who are from Jamaica but live in Maryland and Atlanta.

assia
06-01-2007, 03:17 PM
Deloach/Deloch- Kewanee MS
Palmer-MS
Smith/Evans- Shaw MS
Burton-TN



Chapman - Mississippi

Evans - Mississippi and Michigan
White - Louisiana

Joseph - Lousiana

Gillies - Jamaica and California
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You wouldn&#39;t happen to have a Truly Evans in your tree somewhere would you?

~*vmerie*~
06-01-2007, 04:12 PM
I know some Faulkner&#39;s but they are originally from Jamaica (as far as I know) and currently live in Maryland. They are also realted to the Reddish&#39;s who are from Jamaica but live in Maryland and Atlanta.
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That&#39;s interesting. Faulkner is so not a common name in the V.I., always wondered where the name originated from. One day I&#39;ll trace it back.

taniseka
06-01-2007, 08:44 PM
^^I also know some Faulkner&#39;s from JA. They&#39;re now in Ontario, Canada

tuzor
06-01-2007, 09:01 PM
Paternal

Dauchan Louisiana
Evans Louisana

Maternal
Brown TX

mochalocks
06-01-2007, 09:23 PM
Frett- Tortola, British Virgin Islands- (Father&#39;s side..)

Lacy- Jamaica( My grandfather&#39;s last name-from my mother&#39;s side)

Butler- Limon, Costa Rica ( My grandmother&#39;s maiden name- from my mother&#39;s side)..

lsubabiedee
06-02-2007, 05:04 PM
So I am on Ancestry.com and have found a wealth of information so far. I am now at a dead end, I can&#39;t seem to any further but here it goes.
Patriarch
Green (LA)
Mc Coy (MS)
Thompson (Bienville, LA)
Hall (AK)
Smith (LA)
Fraction (AK)

Matriarch

Alexander (VA)
Boston (TX)
Vann (AL)
Gibbons (?)
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i know thompsons from bienville

mikka
06-03-2007, 09:50 AM
:wub:

Hull......................Pennsylvania/Virginia

I have never met anyone black with my last name, so meeting anyone black with that last name from anywhere would be interesting.

newmoe1
06-04-2007, 06:25 AM
Newnan and Coweta Co. in general, Georgia - Leigh, Johnson, Berry, Brown, Moreland, Bracey...South Carolina
Bethune...South Carolina, Florida
Bruton...South Carolina, North Carolina
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those are my family name both form SC

i&#39;ll have more info later when i get the run down from my cousin she has a list from the family reunion

MOE

Proverbs31Woman
06-04-2007, 08:47 PM
Williams--Mississippi

Bryant--NC and VA

Howard--NC

SweetHoneyLocs
06-05-2007, 07:43 AM
Brown - Southern MD
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My father&#39;s family relocated from South Carolina to Southern Maryland (actually the Eastern Shore)...may be a connection here...???



My grandparents on my father&#39;s side were:
Stewart - grandfather
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Stewart was my grandfather&#39;s name. I really do not know that much about him because he died when my mom was 15. I do know that he had at least one sibling, a brother that I am aware of--if there are more I will have check with my cousin (who is the child of the sibling).



Brown - New York
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I know my dad&#39;s family is a rather large group and I am also aware that several of them have lived in the NY area as well as CT and NJ.

linn
06-05-2007, 02:16 PM
MATERNAL
DAVIS - WHATLEY/PRICHARD/MOBILE, AL
ELY - WHATLEY/PRICHARD/MOBILE, AL

PATERNAL
HAWKINS - WATER VALLEY, MS
LAMBERT - WATER VALLEY, MS

meganjerai
06-05-2007, 02:36 PM
TERRY - Waxahachie, TX
KIRKWOOD - Dallas/Kansas City, KS

~*vmerie*~
06-05-2007, 08:20 PM
^^I also know some Faulkner&#39;s from JA. They&#39;re now in Ontario, Canada
[/b]

Oh Canada. That&#39;s interesting as well.

hopieg
06-06-2007, 12:49 PM
Hmmmm........

Mother: Jeffcoat(Swansea, SC)
Ray(Pelion,SC)

Father:Jackson(Bishopville, SC, I think)
Stephaine/Dixon(I don&#39;t know, somewhere in SC)
Jefferson (Bishopville, SC)

Salafi2debone
06-06-2007, 01:52 PM
I didn&#39;t have time to read thru the whole thread, so if these names were mentioned already, get at me!!

Baylor: Maryland Baltimore city / Baltimore County

Brooks: Maryland Harford County

Dorman: Maryland, Eastern Shore and Harford and Balto. Counties. Two of my older cousins already started getting facts together from the Dorman side, apparently after the death of one of the cousins, the other cousin stopped. Very interesting story of how my family got from Eastern Shore to Baltimore. Dorman is the slave name that was given to us, they (cousins) even visited the Dorman plantation in Eastern Shore. A woman, my grandmother (many great, greats) was a free African American woman that married a German endentured servant on the Eastern Shore of MD. (Wouldn&#39;t we all like the details to that) lol. So if any of this is wringing a bell to anyone, please get at me.

I would like to continue where my cousins left off, which should be fairly easy (in comparison to some families) since my family has been in Maryland ever since arriving from Africa, but I don&#39;t live in Maryland anymore, so that is the difficult part....

mscoffee42
06-07-2007, 02:12 PM
@hopieg, know any?



DeLain/Delain/Delaine,Jenkins,Pickneys,Thomas(Camden,Bishopville ,SC&surrounding areas).

DeLains also in Atlanta,GA & New York

It really is a small world!

that1girl
06-08-2007, 08:26 AM
grandma~Mary Ham~south carolina
grandpa ~L.J Robinson ~south carolina
Grandma~king
grandfather~lightner (i dont know anything about that side of my family)

MzBNS2010
06-08-2007, 08:37 AM
Lannaman- Kingston, Jamaica
Simmons- Fort Lauderdale, Alabama, Hollywood, FL
Newsome - Pompano Beach, FL

plumcity
06-08-2007, 04:05 PM
Kindell- Alabama, Michigan, Carolina&#39;s, Missouri, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Ohio, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennesee
Sims- Arkansas, Pennsylvania
Russell- Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois
Peatree- Arkansas
Dawson- Arkansas, New York, Missouri
Whitney- Michigan, Missouri, Nevada
Jackson- DC, Maryland area
Grey- Missouri, Georgia
[/b]


My friend&#39;s last name is Dawson. She said her grandfather never spoke about his family, though. She said she knows nothing about them, and therefore could never marry anyone from the South just in case they turn out to be related. LOL

plumcity
06-08-2007, 05:00 PM
STURDIVANT (York, Alabama and other small towns in that area)
PACK (York, Alabama --- owned sugar cane farms and all the men were killed by whites who took the farms)
MARTIN (Selma, Alabama)


I know Martin is a common name, but I don&#39;t know any that are relatives. There are Packs here in Cleveland, but I don&#39;t know them. I only know Sturdivants and not many.

I recently learned my father&#39;s father was "smuggled" out of Alabama in a coffin after killing a white man. Apparently the whole "Rosewood" thing was rather common. I think he later ended up in California; not sure. He died in the Midwest, though.

freebuttafly
06-08-2007, 11:50 PM
im from selma,al n your right there are alot of martins here..wow at the rosewood u never know

al2getherlovely
06-09-2007, 01:20 AM
:wub:

Hull......................Pennsylvania/Virginia

I have never met anyone black with my last name, so meeting anyone black with that last name from anywhere would be interesting.
[/b]

That was my uncle&#39;s (by marriage) last name. He is deceased now, but was from the Caribbean.

AnAffinityFor...
06-10-2007, 10:19 AM
"Shipmon" or "Shipman"-- Dale County, AL; Mcleod-- Ozark, AL; Walker-- GA, AL; Coleman-- AL

jemiasmom
06-10-2007, 12:39 PM
What a wonderful thread!!!!

Father:

Taylor- somewhere in Ga. south of ATL
Wright- Washington,DC as far as I know

Mother:

Rious - Salters, SC
Moore-Salters, SC
Williams- Salters, SC and surrounding areas

Naturally Divine
06-10-2007, 06:17 PM
Father:
Robinson- Georgia
Davis – Bahamas

Mother:
Hodge- St. Kitts
Parish- St. Kitts

Sistahsoul1
06-10-2007, 09:12 PM
That was my uncle&#39;s (by marriage) last name. He is deceased now, but was from the Caribbean.
[/b]

Interesting... I know some Hulls that live here in the British Virgin Islands

chocolate1
06-11-2007, 10:29 AM
I was wondering what this list was but I finally came in.

Maternal

Jones - Kaufman, Texas
Smith or Lewis - Bryant, Texas

Paternal

Pinkston - Montgomery, AL
Weatherly - Montgomery, AL

Truessence
06-12-2007, 06:45 AM
Mississippi
White
Carter


Tennessee
Anderson
Stovall
Carter

Chicago, IL
Christmas
Carter


As you can see the Carter&#39;s moved around alot. Leaving MS to settle in Tenn and finally migrating to Chicago. I am really interested in any family I might have in Mississippi that has got to still be there. It is really a mystery to me.

ReginaCarter
06-12-2007, 04:55 PM
Foster ,Ferguson,St Louis
Whitaker,Long Island,NY
Carter,Sullivan,Memphis,Tennesse
Haynes,Maple wood,NJ
Regis,Trinidad &Tobago
WashingtonChicago ,Il
Merrie,Watson Texas

Truessence
06-12-2007, 06:13 PM
Hi Regina you have really peaked my curiosity. With your last name and as well as having family in TN. I am definitely going to PM you! :)

3xsalady
06-12-2007, 08:31 PM
You guys make me realize that I don&#39;t know a whole lot about my family! From what I know:

SKINNER Kingstree, SC

LEWIS This was my mom&#39;s maiden name. I think this was her mom&#39;s last name since she never knew her father (He was Puerto Rican from what we know). Anyway, they are from NJ...Trenton, Orange area.

frazertif
06-13-2007, 07:15 AM
Bracey...South Carolina
Bethune...South Carolina, Florida
Bruton...South Carolina, North Carolina
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I can tell you right now who you are related to in black history if you are related to bethunes in florida and south carolina then your ancestor is mary mcleod bethune cause she also is my ancestor pm me or me you

All_Praises_2_Yah
06-13-2007, 07:23 AM
Louisiana Champaigne
Louisiana Therriot
Louisiana Beaudreux

Truessence
06-13-2007, 07:23 AM
Chapman - Mississippi

Evans - Mississippi and Michigan

White - Louisiana

Joseph - Lousiana

Gillies - Jamaica and California
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Hi

I am going to send you a PM!:)

frazertif
06-13-2007, 07:42 AM
okay this is great but trickey for me

moms side starting with her mother my grandma

rosa white my gggrand my moms great my grandmoms grand mom in south carolina

coopers southcarolina my grand moms father my moms grand father and my great who is also related to rosa white in south carolina

flossie mae cooper whose maiden name is wilson is from sumpter S.C her mothers name is native american pet mack and her fathers name is george wilson and they are related to the dickeys which are cousins of the wilsons

and my grandmothers name my mothers mom is leida white whose maiden name is cooper


now my moms father side my grand father

grandfather : william albert white whose mther is edith bethune from manning south carolina

that is just about all I know so far about my grandfather except the fact that he is related to mary mcleod bethune

and my moms name is edith white

my father&#39;s name is michael thomas and he lives in new york I have not seen him since I was 9 yrs old and I know that the rest of his family are from new york but don&#39;t know where the family originated

if anyone has any Qs just pm me

honeybme
06-13-2007, 12:43 PM
Maternal

Collins - Meridian, Mississippi

Paternal

Douglass - Nacogdoches, Texas

Menifee - Nacogdoches, Texas

BrnNappyGrl
06-13-2007, 12:55 PM
Chicago IL
Mom&#39;s Maiden Name: Brown,
married sisters: Jordan, Speller-Wills, Barber

Bio-Father&#39;s Family: Wells
Married Sister: Inola Clay (Milwaukee, WI)
StepDad&#39;s Family: Steel, Steele (don&#39;t ask :rolleyes: )

Jonestown, MS
Mom&#39;s: Brown, Shanks, Cosby, and some others that I forget

Maternal Grandparents: Booker Brown Sr. & Mary Dixon
Maternal GGP: Thomas Dixon & Mamie Lofton

Paternal GGrandparents: Morgan Brown Jr & Eliza Horton (?)

I don&#39;t know anything about my Bio-Father&#39;s parents, but his name is George Wells and he was born in Arkansas

Any Q&#39;s please PM me!

sunschild57
06-13-2007, 01:50 PM
okay this is great but trickey for me

moms side starting with her mother my grandma

rosa white my gggrand my moms great my grandmoms grand mom in south carolina

coopers southcarolina my grand moms father my moms grand father and my great who is also related to rosa white in south carolina

flossie mae cooper whose maiden name is wilson is from sumpter S.C her mothers name is native american pet mack and her fathers name is george wilson and they are related to the dickeys which are cousins of the wilsons

and my grandmothers name my mothers mom is leida white whose maiden name is cooper
now my moms father side my grand father

grandfather : william albert white whose mther is edith bethune from manning south carolina

that is just about all I know so far about my grandfather except the fact that he is related to mary mcleod bethune

and my moms name is edith white

my father&#39;s name is michael thomas and he lives in new york I have not seen him since I was 9 yrs old and I know that the rest of his family are from new york but don&#39;t know where the family originated

if anyone has any Qs just pm me
[/b]
hmmm I have family in Sumpter :)




those are my family name both form SC

i&#39;ll have more info later when i get the run down from my cousin she has a list from the family reunion

MOE
[/b]
My maiden is Bracey!

ereshkigal
06-14-2007, 01:22 AM
My maternal side traces our geneology starting with my great-grandfather, Nathan Flood of Bedford, Virginia.

Now, I&#39;d really like more information on my paternal side. My great-grandmother was Rosa Hilton (Hylton) Dalton Hayes of Roanoke, Virginia. I got my maiden name from this lineage, but it has been family lore that we were never actually related to this name because it was a previous husband&#39;s name, not the actual father of my grandmother. Understand? :lol: Anyway...my great-uncle was James Dalton of Roanoke. He has a unique middle name that I have to go look up in my notes, which will help identify him. Anyway (again)...he spent some time in Baltimore after having served a couple of years in the Navy (during Korea, I think) and supposedly he had a wife and children WHO WE&#39;VE NEVER KNOWN. So, it&#39;d be helpful to find any Daltons from the Baltimore area who think they may have history in Virginia.

JustKei
06-14-2007, 06:37 PM
Long shot but here goes....
Kirby - Jamaica
Marshall - Jamaica
Davis - Jamaica
Henry - Jamaica

sharynleigh
06-15-2007, 04:08 PM
hmmm I have family in Sumpter :)
My maiden is Bracey!
[/b]

Yeah, I know a Kimberly Bracey. I think she lived in the Bronx, NY, moved to Flushing, NY and recently moved to PA.

amberdcox
06-16-2007, 09:34 AM
Cox-Williamsburg, Virginia
Avery-Henderson, North Carolina
Lee-Somewhere in Georgia that is now a ghost town
Turner-Williamsburg, Va

Napia Mia
06-17-2007, 01:11 PM
Napturallyme, my paternal great grandmother&#39;s maiden was name Mary Byrd from MS. She married a man named Joseph Rash (paternal great grandfather). Wow, the prospect of possibly finding relatives on here is exciting!
[/b]
There are at least two different Byrd Families in Omaha. To my knowledge they are not related to one another.



You guys make me realize that I don&#39;t know a whole lot about my family! From what I know:

SKINNER Kingstree, SC

LEWIS This was my mom&#39;s maiden name. I think this was her mom&#39;s last name since she never knew her father (He was Puerto Rican from what we know). Anyway, they are from NJ...Trenton, Orange area.
[/b]
Eugene C Skinner Magnet Center (elelmentary school) was named after a highly regarded black educator who taught in the Omaha Public Schools for years. Could be a lead for you.



Maternal

Collins - Meridian, Mississippi

Paternal

Douglass - Nacogdoches, Texas

Menifee - Nacogdoches, Texas
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Tons of Collins families in Omaha. My sister married into one of them. There&#39;s at least three separate bloodlines here that I know of, none of whom say the&#39;re related to one another. My sister&#39;s husband&#39;s family is huge.
----------------------------------------
My father or his family?
I know NOTHING about my father except his name. He and my mom never married. All I know is that his name was/is Jay Roy Milton. Spent time in Omaha in the early 60s. Could be from the Denver area. Supposedly went back to Denver before I was ever born.

Worked as a weldor at one time. I tried to find him back in the 90s but gave up.

Pcandlyte
06-18-2007, 12:50 PM
"Shipmon" or "Shipman"-- Dale County, AL; Mcleod-- Ozark, AL; Walker-- GA, AL; Coleman-- AL
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I know some of the Mcleods from Ozark. They are clse family friends. I live about 20 minutes from Ozark, but my friends are in GA right now. Before we moved to AL, my friend told me that her husband&#39;s family is from Ozark and they would be visiting us when they visited family. I live in Dale County.

My best friends are Colemans. His family lives in Birmingham.

ravenbell
06-19-2007, 12:37 PM
Jasper (Palestine, Tx maybe mississippi also)

King, Jones, Johnson - Algiers, LA; New Orleans, LA - Had their numbers located them but numbers did not work anymore after Katrina. One owned a daycare called Lamplighter School in New Orleans.

Young - Dallas, TX, LA.

Jasper, Jefferson, Whitehead, Owens, Wlliams- Houston, Dallas, Oklahoma, St.Louis, Los Angeles

sunschild57
06-20-2007, 05:13 AM
Yeah, I know a Kimberly Bracey. I think she lived in the Bronx, NY, moved to Flushing, NY and recently moved to PA.
[/b]
:lol: i&#39;m from Flushing. hmm, wonder if she has family in SC?

Jacie02
06-22-2007, 02:41 AM
Colbert- Georgia/Michigan
Camp- Georgia
Culbreth or Culbreath- Georgia/South Carolina
Flemming- Georgia

rubydee73
06-22-2007, 04:39 PM
Cox-Williamsburg, Virginia
Avery-Henderson, North Carolina
Lee-Somewhere in Georgia that is now a ghost town
Turner-Williamsburg, Va
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I am related to some Avery&#39;s in NC. I don&#39;t know where they originated from, but the ones I know of are now in Salisbury, Raleigh and Asheville....



Neal - Macon Georgia

Lane - Georgia and Indiana

Batte - Stony Creek VA

Curley - Stoney Creek VA
[/b]


My family has Lanes that originated from Georgia. Some of them are now in Florida...



Dean- Bahamas
Poitier- Bahamas
McKeever- Florida/ Georgia
Jordan – Georgia/ Florida

(I’ll have to consult w/ mom/dad for others)
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I am related to some Poitiers in Bahamas....the ones that I am aware of are in Nassau.

Here is my complete list:


Lane: FL/GA
Avery: NC
Foulkes: Bahamas
Bain: Bahamas
Woodside: Bahamas
Poitier: Bahamas

charise
06-24-2007, 09:42 AM
I forgot the most this one. My grandmother mothers maiden name is Bynum from North Carolina.

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I&#39;ve got Bynum in my family on my mother&#39;s side too...From Greensboro, NC...(Hmm...)

Maternal (all from Greensboro, NC area)

Hines
Bynum
Donnell
Shoffner
Moore(Tyler, TX and Shreveport, LA)

Fraternal
Jackson-Gonzalez, San Antonio, and Tyler TX
Merriweather-San Antonio, TX

Nappytop
06-24-2007, 02:20 PM
Archie- Alabama
Thomas-Alabama
Williams- Alabama

SoSoul
06-28-2007, 03:04 AM
Wortham-North Carolina
Howard- Georgia
Bouthner- Italy ( i dont know exactly which part)

mrssway
06-28-2007, 02:00 PM
Swayzer or Swayze-Mississippi and Arkansas
Royster-Arkansas
Clark (Fathers side..not sure of other states)- Missouri

carboncopysue
06-28-2007, 02:12 PM
I&#39;m compiling a list of the names in case the mods close this thread after 10 pages...If they do, I&#39;ll start a new one with the first post being all the names listed so far. :ninj:

Sue.

mrssway
06-28-2007, 02:26 PM
This is so cool!

Winfrey - Mississippi (Montgomery County)
Staples - Mississippi (Montgomery County)
Hearon - Mississippi (Montgomery County)
Clark - Mississippi
Millender - Alabama (Talladega County)
Rivers - Alabama (Talladega County)
Tillotson - Kentucky (Christian County)
Taylor - Kentucky (Christian County)
Tucker - Kentucky
Holland - Kentucky
Forston - Kentucky

I&#39;ve got lots of Winfrey and Staples research, and have been able to follow the Tillotson/Taylor line back through death certificates, but am having a tough time tracing the Kentucky folks through the census.
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Clarks in Mississippi....any currently living in MO?

hopieg
06-28-2007, 06:56 PM
@hopieg, know any?
DeLain/Delain/Delaine,Jenkins,Pickneys,Thomas(Camden,Bishopville ,SC&surrounding areas).

[/b]


Sorry, I don&#39;t know anyone in that area with the above last names. Shame tho, I thought I would find family on here!!

Edited to say: Grandpop was kinda a rolling stone, so ya never know!!! :blush: Bishopville is so small.

vin_diesels_wifey
06-28-2007, 07:31 PM
Collins- Talladega, Alabama & Macon, Georgia

Jones- Talladega, Alabama

Garrett- Talladega, Alabama

Foushee- Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Hairston- Chapel Hill, North Carolina

notroz2u
06-29-2007, 06:37 AM
Ghoul, grandmother, Ghoulstown NJ
Gallmon, grandfather, New York, or Phila

gr2006
06-29-2007, 07:59 AM
Ghoul, grandmother, Ghoulstown NJ
Gallmon, grandfather, New York, or Phila
[/b]

hmmmmm.................

you wouldn&#39;t happen to know any Pierce&#39;s would you?

we&#39;re ghoulstown/bridgeton rooted too.

my grandfather&#39;s name was Elwood (not sure of his father&#39;s name).

emayah
06-30-2007, 03:21 AM
Jackson-grand dad/mississippi
Hoskin or hopskin-grandmother/madien name/mississippi

Hudson-mississippi
Kelly-mississippi

onyxspirals
06-30-2007, 05:40 PM
Compton - Louisiana (Daddy)
Edwards - Mississippi (Mommy)
Sterling - Mississippi (Mommy&#39;s mommy)

idia12
07-01-2007, 01:59 PM
paternal :
McPherson by way of Washington, DC
Quander by way of DC as well

Maternal:
Brown by way of bowie, maryland area
Scott by way of DC, maryland area

Married name:
Hurt - alabama, ms, panhandle florida area?

Bunny
07-02-2007, 08:36 PM
:wub:

Hull......................Pennsylvania/Virginia

I have never met anyone black with my last name, so meeting anyone black with that last name from anywhere would be interesting.
[/b]

I have family in Ohio who are Hulls. And they&#39;re black. :)

mikka
07-03-2007, 10:04 AM
:wub: :lol: :wub: WOW, I am just too excited about this info........could you p/m me
about them.........It would be interesting to see if some how they might be related to my family, I only have two older relatives living and I&#39;m not sure how much they know or even remember......Thanks, Mikka/Micah




I have family in Ohio who are Hulls. And they&#39;re black. :)
[/b]

mikka
07-03-2007, 12:27 PM
That would be interesting........ask them if any of their family members migrated to Pennsylvania or Virginia... or visa versa.......??

Interesting... I know some Hulls that live here in the British Virgin Islands
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mikka
07-03-2007, 12:46 PM
Does your uncle have any relatives in the states with that last name??

That was my uncle&#39;s (by marriage) last name. He is deceased now, but was from the Caribbean.
[/b]

roxygirl
07-03-2007, 05:22 PM
Colbert- Georgia/Michigan
Camp- Georgia
Culbreth or Culbreath- Georgia/South Carolina
Flemming- Georgia
[/b]
i am definitely pm&#39;ing you about one of these names. :)

Kat Nappydeen
07-04-2007, 03:44 PM
Patt-Mississippi
Perry-Missisippi

atticsalt8686
07-04-2007, 07:29 PM
Through my last job I learned a lot about Black ancestry in Southeastern Ohio and the Ohio River Valley. I catalogued videos of oral history of most of the Black families in the region. They know A LOT about their history and can trace back to tthe 1600s and can find relatives across America. Many can go back to Sally Hemmings. Most of these families largely have stayed in place and their history is powerful.



Minniefield - LA
Harper - LA
Crockett - LA (i think)
Arnwine - TN and OH
Adams - OH and AL (I think)
Ignot - LA
Williams - LA
[/b]

What part of OH are your Adams relatives from because this last name appears in SE Oh. One lady I know w/ the last name is a founding member of the MGC in Chesterhill, OH and she can trace herself to Sally Hemmings.



Newnan and Coweta Co. in general, Georgia - Leigh, Johnson, Berry, Brown, Moreland, Reese, Lett

Jefferson Co. Alabama - Lathem/Lathan, Baker, Turner, James

Mississippi - Sessor, Southerland, Fields, Windom

Prince George and Dinwiddie County, Virginia - Thornton, Hunt, Parham, Bonner, Baker, Tucker, Chapman/Chatman, Yates, McCoy

Rikki: you said you have family named Curley from Stony Creek? is that Stony Creek in Dinwiddie County? My family is related to some Curleys in the area by marriage. My great-great-grandmother&#39;s sister
Kitty Chapman married a Kersey/Carsey(?) Curley, they had nine kids and some of their descendants are still in touch with our family. And one of my great grandma&#39;s cousins, Pauline Mason, married a Robert Curley. Do you know if your family is connected with any of them?
[/b]

Most, if not all the Letts in America (at least the Black ones) are related (if I am remembering right) and they have a huge reunion in Zanesville, OH every year called the Lett Settlement Reunion. They are all over the country but many are in OH and a certain part of Michigan. If you are related to these Letts you are related to one of Ray Charles&#39; daughters (and she performs music too). See if you can find any relatives that lived in Payne&#39;s Crossing (a free Black settlement in SE OH that lasted for a short period right around the Civil War, it&#39;s remnants are in Wayne National Forest and are currently being researched).

PM me if I can be of any help to either of you because if you are kin to any of these people they know a great deal of the history you may need.

ray
07-04-2007, 07:55 PM
My friend&#39;s last name is Dawson. She said her grandfather never spoke about his family, though. She said she knows nothing about them, and therefore could never marry anyone from the South just in case they turn out to be related. LOL
[/b]


Humm interesting. Did he ever mention what are from the south he was from?

Jazitones
07-05-2007, 09:06 AM
I&#39;ve got Bynum in my family on my mother&#39;s side too...From Greensboro, NC...(Hmm...)

Maternal (all from Greensboro, NC area)

Hines
Bynum
Donnell
Shoffner
Moore(Tyler, TX and Shreveport, LA)

Fraternal
Jackson-Gonzalez, San Antonio, and Tyler TX
Merriweather-San Antonio, TX
[/b]


Oh that&#39;s interesting. I&#39;ll pm you later. :)

tommie
07-05-2007, 03:35 PM
Christian - Lackey/Newport News/Williamsburg, VA (or York County VA)

Hart - Lackey/Newport News/Williamsburg, VA (or York County VA)

Sanders (South Carolina - most likely the city of Florence)

Smith (South Carolina - most likely the city of Florence)
[/b]


Ok I wasn&#39;t really thinking that I would match with anyone but here goes:

Grandmother Beulah Christian Hart (Lackey, Virginia)
Father - Hart (Charlotte, NC by way of Lackey, Virginia)
Uncle - Sanders (DC by way of South Carolina)


I am too excited!!!!



Anyone know anyone with the last name "Golliday" ??? Not sure on the spelling and I think it&#39;s from NC...
Also, Lee- North Carolina, Virginia
[/b]
I am related to some Lees&#39; in Williamsburg Virginia - Fannie Lee (Great Grandmother)

Rcoleman
07-05-2007, 04:56 PM
Rollins Dyersville, TN, Memphis,TN Detroit MI
Coleman Risen AR, Shreveport LA, Mansfield OH

4real
07-06-2007, 08:18 AM
Where&#39;s my Louisana people?

maternal grandmother side
brown
victoria
Edwards all Opelousas area
Maternal grandfather side
Malveaux
Malveau
Malvo all Lake Charles area
Paternal grandmother side
Winston
Barnes
Paternal grandfather
Williams

they all started out in Louisana and the maternals ended up in Los Angeles area and paternals ended up in the east bay area of California.

sandylocks
07-07-2007, 10:52 PM
mack - texas
hill - texas
thompson- tennesse
sadler -texas

howard - louisiana
lewis - louisiana

BlueJay
07-10-2007, 10:18 AM
Here&#39;s a Louisiana lady :)


Spann - Virginia
McKneely - indian reservation in Texas
Knox - Norwood, La.
Williams - Edgcombe County, NC
Wilson, Rasberry, Lynaum, Nicholson -all from Lincoln parish, La. (was told Lynaum ancestor possibly from Cuba)

That&#39;s all I can think of for now..

KRE8TIV
07-10-2007, 01:31 PM
Edwards - Arkansas (Pine Bluff), Kansas
Kelley (Kelly) :dunno:
Woods[/b]

Hardnett/Hartnett

Cococure76
07-15-2007, 01:48 AM
Where&#39;s my Louisana people?

maternal grandmother side
brown
victoria
Edwards all Opelousas area
Maternal grandfather side
Malveaux
Malveau
Malvo all Lake Charles area
Paternal grandmother side
Winston
Barnes
Paternal grandfather
Williams

they all started out in Louisana and the maternals ended up in Los Angeles area and paternals ended up in the east bay area of California.
[/b]



I went to school with a bunch of Malveaux&#39;s in Los Angeles. I lost contact with them after high school, though.

For me, in Louisiana, the names are

Carmon
Fontenot
Cambell
Frank
Hunter (not originally...I not sure where from)

ChaoticSoul
07-16-2007, 03:43 AM
dad: Talley ...Arkansas, Louisiana (grandfather born in Spearsville)
mom&#39;s maiden name: Freeman ....El Dorado, AR ; Gary, IN

ChaoticSoul
07-18-2007, 12:45 AM
dad: Talley ...Arkansas, Louisiana (grandfather born in Spearsville)
mom&#39;s maiden name: Freeman ....El Dorado, AR ; Gary, IN
[/b]
Forgot to add Hill to my mom&#39;s side also

TooXquisite
07-19-2007, 02:57 PM
I&#39;ve been looking for..

Gregg -- Florence, South Carolina ... Philly, Pa .... New Jersey

Nettles(my great grandmothers maiden name(first name Render), she was also half Cherokee I believe) -- Florence, South Carolina

Fulton -- Georgia .. PA

gr2006
07-19-2007, 03:46 PM
I&#39;ve been looking for..

Gregg -- Florence, South Carolina ... Philly, Pa .... New Jersey

Nettles(my great grandmothers maiden name(first name Render), she was also half Cherokee I believe) -- Florence, South Carolina

Fulton -- Georgia .. PA
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eta: entire entry in bible,maybe it&#39;ll help someone else.

From a family bible originally given as a wedding gift in 1883 from Capt and Mrs. H.Y Gradick to Capt Y.L. Gradick and wife.

Written in ink is: "Follow this chart and it will lead you to the portal of bliss:.

1st entry, first marriage: Capt. F.L. Gradick to Anna M, eldest daughter to Mr. and Mrs. James A. Morrison, April 17, 1894.

2nd entry, 2nd marriage for Anna: John N. Gregg married to Anna M. Gradick, July 12, 1900 by Rev. E.N. Collings (difficult to decipher last name)

John N. Gregg died Feburary 24, 1909.

there are some in-law family members listed in this bible. many came from the south although i&#39;m not 100% sure from what state.

Most, if not all moved to the northeast u.s. philadelphia and new jersey.

any help to you?

Fishburne is my grandmother&#39;s on my mother&#39;s side&#39;s maiden name. she married into the burnett&#39;s, she was one of 3 daughters. this grandmother was born in sumter, s.c.

--------------------------
and the following is what makes finding my true family line nearly impossible.

eta more to the confusion - my mother&#39;s mother (fishburne) is not a true blood relative. my grandfather and (adopted grandmom (fishburne) adopted the illegitimate child of his sister. i have no idea who my mother&#39;s real father is........my true blood grandmother (my mother&#39;s father&#39;s sister :rolleyes: ) has never revealed it, she is now 94 years old and has either deliberately forgotten the event or just refuses to supply information for whatever reasons.

btw, the same thing happened with my father&#39;s mother.

family secrets suck, truly.

Twinkie
07-20-2007, 11:30 AM
Newnan and Coweta Co. in general, Georgia - Leigh, Johnson, Berry, Brown, Moreland, Reese, Lett

Jefferson Co. Alabama - Lathem/Lathan, Baker, Turner, James

Mississippi - Sessor, Southerland, Fields, Windom

Prince George and Dinwiddie County, Virginia - Thornton, Hunt, Parham, Bonner, Baker, Tucker, Chapman/Chatman, Yates, McCoy

Rikki: you said you have family named Curley from Stony Creek? is that Stony Creek in Dinwiddie County? My family is related to some Curleys in the area by marriage. My great-great-grandmother&#39;s sister
Kitty Chapman married a Kersey/Carsey(?) Curley, they had nine kids and some of their descendants are still in touch with our family. And one of my great grandma&#39;s cousins, Pauline Mason, married a Robert Curley. Do you know if your family is connected with any of them?
[/b]

I know a woman with the last name of Chapman who&#39;s from Tennessee. I&#39;m pretty sure one of my childhood friends&#39; last name is Reese--can ask around if youd like. I know some Tuckers in Georgia and a Thornton in Georgia.


I forgot a name...so here we go again:

Batte: Virginia
Curley: Virginia
Neal: Georgia
Lane: Georgia/Indiana
Culpepper: Georgia
Cromerdie: Georgia
[/b]

I know of some Culpeppers in Georgia. Small word! Feel free to PM me.

Twinkie
07-20-2007, 11:46 AM
Here&#39;s my list:

BELFON: Grenada, possibly other islands
GEORGE: St. Vincent--also more than likely Panama, Trinidad and Cuba
FINDLAY: St. Vincent, St. Lucia
OWENS: Georgia, Alabama, Indiana
ANDREWS: Georgia

yrh11
07-21-2007, 04:52 PM
Mother&#39;s side:
Foster - Texas
Davis - Texas


Father side:
from Pender County, NC

Herring
Jacobs
Merritt
Walker

My dad&#39;s side is so big I cannot remember the rest of the names

Babylon
07-23-2007, 06:40 PM
Moms side

Grandmother-Richardson
Leroy, Alabama

Grandfather-Whitt
Los Angeles, California

Great Grandma-Pruit
Leroy, Alabama

Great Grandpa-Pruit
Leroy, Alabama

Great-Great Grandma-Grimes
Alabama (?)

Great-Great Grandma-Grimes
Alabama (?)

Father&#39;s side

Father-Willis
Fresno, California

Grandfather-Willis
Fresno, Cali (?)

kmm030
07-26-2007, 01:26 PM
Maternal
Baker - Texas
Hawkins - Texas

Paternal
McLaurin/McLauren - Mississippi
Barnes - Mississippi

runrunrunner
07-27-2007, 09:51 PM
catts (paternal grandfather) - alabama

moultry (maternal grandfather) - alabama

strother (maternal grandmother&#39;s father&#39;s last name)- virginia

clore (maternal grandmother&#39;s mother&#39;s maiden name) - virginia

i&#39;m not sure of my paternal grandmother&#39;s maiden name. i believe she was adopted anyway...but i&#39;ll have to ask my father if he knows anything. he&#39;s really into geneaology and researching our family.

sweetbanana86
07-29-2007, 07:17 PM
well I search all ten pages

Haskett- Virginia found them in newport news, suffolk, and Isle of wight county