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Texas Queries
Queries are free to TSGS members and must pertain to Texas families or places. Nonmembers
may submit queries for $3 each and societies who are partner members of TSGS may
submit up to five queries per year for their members at a reduced rate of $2.00 each. Please keep
queries to the point and brief. Submit queries to Frances Condra Pryor, 204 Glentower Dr., San
Antonio, TX 78213.
94-1. LEWIS, DAVIDSON, ROBBINS, COLLINS, ROSENBEROUGH, BICKLEY,
CARROLL. Sarah "Sallie" LEWIS b. 1783 in Spotsylvania Co., Va. & d. 1842 in Franklin
Co., Tenn., c/o Tureman & Polly (DAVIDSON) LEWIS. She married July 27, 1809 in
Spotsylvania Co., To Elijah D. ROBBINS, s/o James & Elizabeth (surname unknown)
ROBBINS. Elijah & Sarah ROBBINS had 7 children, (all born in Spotsylvania Co., except the
last one b. in Franklin Co., Tenn.) include: Mary, d. young; James m. Sarah COLLINS;
Lewis m. Eunice D. ROSENBEROUGH; John L. married Sarah Ann HUDSON; James Lewis
m. Joseph Monroe BICKLEY; Joseph m. Elizabeth H. CARROLL; and Rice. James, John L.
& Joseph all went to Texas ca. 1850. James settled in Fayette Co., Tex. Would like to hear
from anyone researching this family.
PARKER, RICHARDSON, O'BRIEN. William Thomas PARKER, b. 1796 in S.C.,
had two sons, Charley & Fordy by his first wife (name unknown). He was married after 1840
to Nancy RICHARDSON, b. 1810, Chatham Co., N.C., d/o William Fisher RICHARDSON.
They came to Shelby Co., Tex. Did they come from Coffee Co., Tenn. They had three known
children: William F., Nancy Elizabeth, and Isiah O'BRIEN, b. 1852 in Tex.
Sue Nite Raguzin, 5008 Briarbrook, Dickinson, TX 77539-7005.
94-2. PERRY, STICKNEY. Seeking inf. about Elvira Tennessee PERRY, d/o John L.
PERRY and Elanora (or Ellen), b. Nov. 22, 1856, in Coffee Co., Tenn. Edward Lawrence
STICKNEY 7 Dec. 1871 in Coryell or Bell Co., Tex., lived in Jonesboro until 1897.
Francis Stickney, 711 W. Tennessee, Midland, TX 79701.
94-3. GRAHAM, McCLELION, COLLEY, BRANTLEY. Searching for the birthplace,
parents & siblings of Robert B. GRAHAM b, ca. 1820 in Tenn. Father born in S.C., mother
in N.C., m. 1849 in Bossier Parish, La. to Eliza McClelion b. Ala. Lived in Hunt Co., Tex.
1854-1889? Sons: Dr. James Finley GRAHAM, b. 1853 LA, Samuel R. GRAHAM, b. 1855
Tex. Other wives, Louisa, M.E. COLLEY & Amanda & 2 daughters Tennessee & Bockley.
There is also a connection to Gillespies & Brantleys.
WILLIAMS, BRANTLEY, HOLIFIELD, GRAHAM, JERNIGIN. Searching for
descendants of James L. (Lawrence?) WILLIAMS, b. 1819, Ga., m. 1854 in Chambers Co.,
Ala. to Georgia W. BRANTLEY, d/o Green D. BRANTLEY & Elizabeth HOLIFIELD. Lived
in Winn Parish, La. from ca. 1858 to 1870 & Hunt Co., Tex. from 1870 to 1875. Children:
Mary (Mollie) William GRAHAM, Kate Williams JERNIGIN, James L. (Lonnie) WILLIAMS
& Charlie WILLIAMS.
Molly Graham Welch, MOJAC Farm, Rt. 1, Box 113AA, Hartman, AR 72840.
94-4. ORRICK, DYER, HOWARD, POGUE. Looking for ancestors of William ORRICK &
Elisha DYER, probably in Va. or Md. William ORRICK, b. 1755, probably in Va., of
Randolph Co., N.C., ca. 1779-1790, moved to Pendleton District, S.C., before 1800 with his
son, also named William (b. 1784, prob. in N.C.). About 1809 the younger William moved to

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