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I saw the message from Jean Black regarding Hemby girls who married West
brothers, I answered her privately, but will tell the list I do have some on
this line. My husband descends from James Hampton West, can anyone tell me
his parents? I will share what I have.
I am a descendent of Wade Hampton West(1818-1891). He and wife Susan
had two sons who married Hemby girls, James married Amanda Hemby and
William Hampton married Miriam Hemby. They are on the 1880 census of
Wilson Co. Would love to trade information with you about any of these
Marcia sends her thanks and regards to all who have been so kind to her.
Noel- she got your pkg. : )
Ray- she has a lot of answers for u.
John H. HEMBY did not have a 3rd marriage. His middle name was Houston, as is
a son of his.
Marcia will be in Stockdale in May and hopes to meet you and answer your ?`s.
It would be worth the cost of a phone call to Marcia in NJ as she has tons of
"insider" info. I can`t remember the things she told me. I wish I had just 1
relative from my families willing to talk to me, LOL.
Thanx again, B-
Seeking the names of the children of L.B. Wright and
Anna Tumlinson 1842-1923 buried in Sutherland Springs Cemetery
One of their children was Capt Will Wright (Texas Ranger)
b. 10 Feb 1868 d. 7 Mar 1942
m. Mary Ann Brown b. 25 Mar 1871 da. Apr 1958
I believe they all lived in Floresville, TX. Would also like the names
of descendants of Will Wright.
Seeking information on my great grand father, Christopher Columbus
Anderson. He was born on May 24,1844 in Hinds County Mississippi. He died
on Jan. 14,1911 in the home of Mr. & Mrs. J.J. Griffin in Pierce
Station,Texas. He married Mary Louvenia Goldman on Oct. 13, 1874 in DeWitt
Co. Texas. Would like to find out who Christopher's parents/siblings were.
Or any information about him between the time he was born and married.
Thanks for the help. Mary Smithey
Hi does anyone know any history about the Kopecki family who settled in
Panna Maria before moving to Kochuscho, Texas. I figure they arrived from
Poland around 1880s. The husband Wiajek Kopecki is buried at Panna Maria;
his wife, Mary, is buried in Kochuscho. I think they docked in Indianola,
Texas on the Gulf Coast. My grandfather, Steven, was born here in 1888?
the last of their large family.
Thanks for the help!
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Thanx for all the help. We have a copy of the death cert. B-
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Would someone be kind enough to look up this d. cert. for Marcia? She needs
all info, esp. where born & mother`s maiden name.
Jack H. HEMBY died 6/5/1929 in Stockdale, Tx.
Thank u very much : )
Hi - I missed the initial post regarding Cotter family from the Stockdale
area. Are there other people on the list researching this family?
(The noted Daniel Cotter is the younger brother of Elizabeth Watkins
(m. Zadok Byrd Watkins), my wife's gggrandmother.)
Neal J. Zondlo, Ph. D.
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
We have 3 matches in just one day for Marcia! Wish my own were so easy, LOL.
Here`s what we have so far. Marcia`s g-father-I made him older than he was-was
Jack H. HEMBY, 9/5/1863-6/5/1929. Born in Belfast, a farmer and die in
He was married 3 times:
1) Cynthia Lee ROSS 1/19/1863-5/2/1904
2)Emma JACKSON-CARTER , dates unknown yet. 3 children-Jack, Harvey, Raymond.
Agnes HEMBY, 4/30/1899-1984 Marcia`s mother
James Wick WILEY Marcia`s father
Henry S. COTTER married Willie HEMBY 12/9/1886-8/11/1933, Agnes` sister &
Daniel COTTER, henry`s father, married Texana WILEY, 4/16/1854-8/11/1933[?]
Dorothy HEMBY, married Agnes` nephew. She is living in Stockdale now.
Luther James TALLEY-his mom`s lines r COTTER & WILEY.
Who can add to this?
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