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Heather_Faye (#46812596)
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Bio Photo I started looking on the internet for my
GG-grandfather James Eagle.
He was a full-blooded Cherokee Indian and
I believe he was born in Hancock County,Tennessee. He married my GG-grandmother Nancy Johnson. James was married to Cora Grubb and had one son named Clarence before marrying Nancy. He later divorced Cora for unknown reasons. After his marriage to Nancy Johnson they had three girls: Ethel,Corie,and Dovey. Dovey died a few days after birth.
Ethel Eagle is my Great-Grandmother.
She married Lee Williams when she was around 14 years old and over many years they had six children:Mary LouTrena,Velve Lee,James"Olen",
Ruby Mae,Carl Everett,and Earl Odie Williams.
After GG-granfather James Eagle died,
Nancy married Sam Williams(her daughter Ethel's husband's brother)and they had a son named
Elmer Williams. *James,Nancy,Ethel,Lee and their children lived in Sneedville,Tennessee in a place that everyone calls "Snake Hollow".
Eventually,they all moved to Tazewell,Tennessee several miles away.

My great-aunt Mary Williams told me that she thinks that James Eagle and his daughter Dovey are buried somewhere in Rutledge,Tennessee.
James Eagle's sister Nancy married ___Stapleton and they had one son that I know of.
The Eagle & Stapleton farms connected somewhere in Big Sycamore. There is a graveyard near a church that may be where they're buried.
The Eagles had a grist mill so a creek would have ran through their property. (Still searching for the old family land.)
Some of the other relatives are buried in the Gollihon Cemetery in Sneedville,Tennessee.

If anyone has heard of James "JIM" Eagle please let me know. Thanks to all that offer their help.
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Sandra Keske
Jasper Grubb
Are you sure you have this information correct? I find

1920 Census in Claiborne Tn. Jasper Grubb and Nancy Ann

1920 Census in Meigs, TN Jasper Grubb with his children (Mille, Robt, Bertha, Parathina)

Also,

Jasper & Judah Poplin were married in 1873 and had 6 children (the last child born in 1894).

the other Jasper & Nancy were married in 1879.

Added by Sandra Keske on Apr 17, 2014 2:11 PM
Sandra Keske
Juda Poplin
I'm researching the Poplin family (my gg-grandfather would have been William Poplin - who married Louisa Bishop in Meigs County, TN. I'm trying to find proof that Eliza Ann Bishop and Louisa Bishop are the same person. Do you know "who" Louisa's parent were? Also, was she Cherokee? Did she die in 1861? Thanks for any insight. Sandra K (sandrakeske@sbcglobal.net)
Added by Sandra Keske on Apr 17, 2014 1:50 PM
Sonya Williams
Kyle Davidson-my great uncle
My grandpa Chester Davidson was Kyle's brother. Charlie & Laura Davidson had 11 children-8 boys & 3 girls: Frank, John, Lee, Lucy, Joe, Ben, Lester, Chester, Kyle, Bessie, & Edith, with my grandpa Chester being the 7th son. I remember as a kid in the early 70's going to Uncle Kyle's with my dad, William C. "Bill" Davidson & grandpa to visit at Kyle's with mine & dad's cousins -Leon & Leonard. Are you or anyone else familiar with any of these people? I also spent a great deal of time at my aunt Bessie (Davidson) Reece's(Buster)
Added by Sonya Williams on Mar 25, 2014 10:01 PM
Pooh Bear
RE: Kyle I Davidson
Thanks for the links. Yes Kyle and Naomi were married. Naomi's maiden name was McDaniels. Thanks
Becky
Added by Pooh Bear on Jul 11, 2013 4:29 AM
Daylily
RE: Distant Kin
Greetings! You are related to my husband. The Bartleys and Parks are from his family tree. I work on both our trees. So I have vitual trees from both families. Nice to meet you. Daylily
Added by Daylily on Mar 18, 2011 5:59 PM
Butterfly
RE: Just A Note
Hi!

Thank you so much for your message. That was so thoughtful of you and I appreciate any and all advice concerning researching family history.

My Aunt actually lives in the house that my great grandparents bought and I finally nagged at her enough that she started going through old boxes. We were able to find some paperwork that gave us a bit of information and because of it, I was able to find her father who is also on FindAGrave so I am slowly moving forward!!!

Thanks again! I need all the help I can get! HaHa

Your Friend, Khaylayne
Added by Butterfly on Mar 18, 2011 7:50 AM
Not Forgotten
Nursissa Parks Bolton
Hello Heather,
I have transferred the Nurissa Bolton memorial, though she is related to me also, due to the fact that you say you have stories and photos to add. I assume you are very familiar therefore with the Bolton line.

As for the Parks transfers, Jacob was the brother of my great-grandfather and I have spent lots of time gathering the information, including listening to stories from my grandmother years ago about the Parks. If you have anything to add to the Parks memorials, such as photos or stories, feel free to send them to me. I will add anything you like/have.

(Of course you can add your photos yourself..no need to "own" the memorial for that)

Best wishes,
Bev
Added by Not Forgotten on Mar 18, 2011 3:38 AM
Michael Warne
Harold Samuel Baker & Hattie Jane Parks Baker
I got your request asking to transferring Harold Samuel Baker and his mother Hattie. Harold Samuel Baker is my grandfather, and Hattie and her husband William Douglas Baker are my great-grandparents. If you have anything to share or add I will be more than happy to add it, and/or work with you on it. You can contact me directly at Warne_c@msn.com.
Mike
Added by Michael Warne on Mar 17, 2011 8:14 PM
 

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