By Nancy P. Goodman
(posted on February27, 2020)
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EARLY WILSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE RESIDENTS
“WHERE DID THEY
By: Nancy P. Goodman
Humansville, Polk County, MO.
From: “Courtney Tompkins” <
Limestone Co., AL>1840 Marshall Co., MS
From: “Frederick Parsons” <email@example.com>
line (Joel C. and wife Lucy Eskew) left Wilson Co, near Lebanon, to
Warrensburg, (and towns around this area), Johnson Co, MO….
Powell, and McFarland families to Warrensburg, (and towns around this
area), Johnson Co, MO….
Eskew… stayed in Wilson Co, TN.
Karen Rinnert Parsons
moved to Davidson county.
Some still live in Wilson county.
From: “Fredric Z. Saunders” <firstname.lastname@example.org>
STROUD went to Texas County, Missouri
to Texas County, Missouri
FLORIDA went to Texas County, Missouri
siblings of the above:
STROUD went to Jefferson County,
MOODY went to Benton County, Arkansas
WITTY went to Warren County,
PUCKET went to Benton County, Arkansas
From: HAL CAPLENER <email@example.com>
JOHN B. CAPLENER
to Phillips Co., Arkansas 1829 / 1834.
> Bradley Co. AR > about 1858
From: ” Donna Carmichael” <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Family, Taylor Family, Hammer Family
Co., IL>>>1835-1855>>> Webster Co. MO
– Yalobusha Co., MS, Collin Co., TX, Grayson Co., TX, Cooke Co., TX, Montague
Co., TX, Cleveland Co., OK
From: “Shirley Webb” <email@example.com>
Simpson ORGAN to Wayne Co, ILL
ORGAN‘s sons to Lawrence Co, ILL
grandsons to Fannin Co, TX
James Frazier ORGAN‘s sons (some) to
Washington Co, AR
CARRUTH to Collin Co, TX
(includes: James C.,
W. Alexander, Walter & Elizabeth WILSON who m. Wm.
FORBIS to Collin Co, TX
(includes Thomas C., Francis
C. and Mary Elizabeth who m. Wickham)
HORN to Collin Co, TX
Hamilton DOUGLASS to Collin Co,
From: DEBBIE & JIM MC ARDLE <firstname.lastname@example.org>
1800-1840’s: Saulsbury & Watertown area, Wilson County,
1830’s-1850’s: Pond River, Muhlenberg County,
1850’s-1860’s: Attila, Crab Orchard Township, Williamson County,
(Note: Some, not all, EDWARDS brothers went on to St. Louis, Missouri at
1870-1890: Burnt Prairie, White County, Ill.
Wilson went to:
From: “Reba Jones” <JonesR@lebonheur.org>
Spann, and Keesee, moved to Luxora and Osceola (Mississippi County)
Arkansas in the late 1800’s.
Alabama in 1840’s
Lutcher LANE and wife Mary Emma Dow SULLIVAN to Portland,
Sumner Co., TN 1880 / 1890
MARTIN Wilson Co>Cooke Co., Texas 1879/80
From: “Nell Thomason” <email@example.com>
to Collin County, Texas.
Nell Powell Thomason
From: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org(Grover D.
Anderson) (Joyce Anderson)
Henry Rogers m Mary Lasater,
John Haney Shannon m Julia Alice Lane
all went to
Lamar Co. TX.
From: “ROBERT W WALLACE” <RWWALLACE@prodigy.net>
Bryant and Nancy E. Hood lived in Wilson Co., TN, until
their deaths in 1865 and 1872 respectively.
Their 4 sons went to Webster
From: Hampton Young <email@example.com>
tells me my g-g grandfather, Felix JOHNSON, was born in Wilson County
in 1803. ( I have been unable to verify this.)
He next appears in Lauderdale
Co. AL from the 1830’s or so to 1858, when he moved to Carroll Co, TN, then to
Lamar Co, TX in the 1860’s or 1870’s.
From: Andy & Diane Anderson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
My ancestors –
CLARK’S – of Wilson County mostly went to Rutherford Co., Tn.
grandfather, William CLARK, son of Timothy “Dock” CLARK & Mary E.
McROY, went to Houston, Texas circa 1908-09, then Oakland, California
Sarah Carolina CLARK, the above Timothy’s sister, went to Waco,
Texas. She married David C. ABERNATHY bef 1888. The father of this
CLARK family, Jesse CLARK, went to Waco, Texas sometime before 1907 where he
died Apr 21, 1907 in Waco.
From: “JKVazquez” <JKVazquez@prodigy.net>
try Lamar, Grayson, Red River and Lampasas county for a start. We got a lot of
Names I’m researching- Hancock, Powell, Hughs, Henson, Burleson,
Hobson, Riley, Curry and more.
Also, have come across Hurst,
Gray, Maddox, Bell, Walker,
John A. HARRIS, born Wilson Co., TN, 6 Dec. 1843 went to first,
Lewisville, Denton Co., TX and then Weatherford, Parker Co., TX.
wife was Lucetta CRAWFORD, from Missouri, his second wife, Fanny
DOTTERY, from Bellefontaine, MS. He died in Weatherford, 30 July
My grandfather was George Gilliam HARRIS, born in Weatherford, 13 Feb
From: Elizabeth Armstrong <email@example.com>
The Dekalb Co. web page has added three pages extracted from “The Liberty
Herald” from the 1880’s. Included are many names and people from Wilson Co. Even
if one’s own people are not included, it makes excellent reading! The
From: “Ellen Byrne” <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In Wilson Co
I had Carr & Sanders
In Weatherford, TX- Baker &
Denton Co Tx-Had Fore‘s who went there-also
From: Joe Patterson <email@example.com>
– Everton, Dade Co. Mo; Pleasant Hope, Polk Co. Mo; Webster Co, MO; Greene Co.
Mo; Tate Twnship, Saline Co. IL; Mt Vernon, Franklin Co. TX; Ellis Co,
BLAND – Benton Co. AR; Coryell Co. TX.
BELT – Hardin Co. IL; Sebastian Co. AR.
THOMPSON – Wabash Co. IL
I never quite understood why anybody would want to leave Wilson
From: Imogene Bennett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
/ KIRKPATRICK > Wilson Co TN > Bond Co IL > Wilson Co
DRENNAN / WOOD > Texas Co MO
DRENNAN / BROWN
> St. Francois Co MO > Texas Co MO
DRENNAN / SANDERS > DeSoto Co MS > Upshur Co TX > Wood
DRENNAN / BRADFORD > Rutherford Co TN > Texas Co MO
DRENNAN / MOSELEY > Callaway Co MO
DRENNAN / McKAY > Bates Co MO>Callaway Co MO>Butler Co
MO>Lafayette Co MO
DRENNAN / SMART > MO > Santa Rosa CA > Sonoma Co CA
> Modoc Co CA
DRENNAN / SMART > Sonoma Co CA > Santa Clara Co CA >
Santa Barbara Co CA
(DRENNAN twins who married SMART sisters)
DRENNAN / HEWGLEY > Hickory Co MO
From: Cynthia Samples <email@example.com>
William W. Carpenter left Wilson County for Jefferson County,
IL in about 1850.
Two generations later, Samuel H. Carpenter left Wilson County
in about 1885 for Red River County, TX.
At least one sister and one
half-brother took this route also.
Cynthia’s Genealogy World
BURKE— Uintah Co. Utah
From: “Pamela E. Hartman” <firstname.lastname@example.org>
GATES from Wilson Co., first to Johnson Co., MO where he served in
Volunteer Militia during Civil War and then settled in Greene Co., MO.
From: email@example.com (Mike
& Tammy Kane)
Merritt: Wilson Co Tn > McLennan Co Tx
Hatcher: Wilson Co Tn > McLennan Co Tx
BARNES, Adam & Nathan – Wilson Co 1800-ca 1810 – to
So. MS; Adam on to
Ouachita Parish LA. 1815.
LEONARD – same as above.
From: “harlin” <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thomas Tarver family and Peter Sullivan to Hickman
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(link no longer valid)
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