Bartow County Queries



KIMBARL. Eric Kimbarl seeks information on David Kimbarl, his great grand father. He thinks his father was Thomas, from Bartow Co. GA.

KIMBRELL. Hazel Kimbrell needs the dates of birth or death for Martha Ann Smith Kimbrel buried at Cassville Confederate Cemetery. Cass Co. GA

KENNEDY, JOHNSON, JOHNSTON, DOBBS. Jean Taylor writes that her ancestors came from Bartow County and lived here in the early to late 1800's Her great grandfather was John Kennedy, Jr. and moved his family to Texas after the War. He married Barbara Kirkpatrick, she had a sister named Elizabeth. And they are buried at Friendship Presbyterian Cemetery.

LACKEY, KIMBROUGH, Li Ann Lee writes that her interest lies in Mary Ann Lackey that married Shadrack Kimbrough in 1824 in Henry Co. John Lackey was the son of Robert Lackey and John died after 1860. Possibly in Cass/Bartow Co. Ga

LOWE. Chuck Rose needs help on his great Uncle John Edward Lowe that was killed in a tragic death accident in Cartersville, Bartow Co. GA. The calculated year is 1928. He had been out with Miss Anna Quasebarth and others for a ride in the country. His car stalled on the RR crossing at Leake Street and was struck by an oil tank car. He was taken to Dr. Lowery's hospital.

LYLES, Babs Robinson is looking for Georgia Confederate Pension on her Pettis V. Lyles, Co. B 13th SC Infantry. Cass Co. GA

OLD MARTIN ROAD. Anita Little Gerra wants to find out how the road received its name? in NW Bartow Co. GA Her Martin family lived here and she wants to find out if it was named for them.

McMICHEN, Sue Bright Richter relates that her Andrew Marion McMichen Jr. built most of the mills and passed them on to his brothers when he died in 1919, Bartow Co. GA.

MAYFIELD, Colleen Musulin wants to locate her Mayfield's that were in Bartow Co. in 1840

McMILLIANS, CONINE, McMULLEN. Sheila is not sure if the name was McMillian or McMullen. Both are in Bartow Co. William Young Conine married Mary McMillan abt 1823. Mary had at least one bro. Peter McMillan.

STEVENS., Robert Williams writes that he had ancestors that lived in sugar Valley, GA In the 1850's Bartow County has a Sugar Valley Road, and Gordon County has a Sugar Valley community. Her ancestors were Allison woodville Miller and wife Sarah Steven's supposedly born in Sugar Valley GA.

PEARCE, PIERCE, Bren Pierce seeks these families in Cass Bartow County.

MEEKS, (I am happy to say I receive many letters like this one.) Dale E Meeks writes Glad to see Bartow Co. on the Web. My father and many before him were from Bartow Co. My Dad Thad H. Meeks born in Bartow on Oct 1909 in Taylorsville, kinda in the suburbs of Taylorsville. I do not know a whole lot about my dads family due to the age of my father and that we were always on the move with my Dad in the army. My Grandmother was a Henderson, my grandfather and her both were born in 1877 and my great grandparents in 1844. I am the youngest of the grandchildren of my fathers mom and dad. The name Meeks has been hard for me to track down, as I believe there are no more in Bartow. I loved Bartow as a kid going to see what kin I have. It's sad to see now that it is growing into the same mess as Cobb. Co. were my family now resides. The days of the old farm house and dirt roads are almost gone giving way to the mass of people coming from Atlanta to live there. I have always lived in the big city but loved the countryside that was Bartow. The stories my Dad told me of plowing the field with his mule and grandmother bringing the food to the field for dinner the times of Christmas when all you got was maybe an orange and some nuts and for the guys a few shells for their guns. Reading by fire light and cornbread cooked on the old wood stove. These things I miss but that will always be Bartow to me. Sorry to be so wordy but it feels good to think of the stories my Dad told me for all my life. He died a little over 4 years ago and thank God for those stories for they are the only think I know of my family past and how though times my have been tough the family was always together having its good times.

BARKER - JONES, Teejie is looking for info on Julia Barker, born Cartersville, Bartow Co. GA dau of William Terry Barker and Hannah Jones, she was 1/4 Cherokee she has no dates.

BLALOCK- Robert Faye seeks his wife's Blalock family, William Thomas "Dugan" Blalock in the Folsom area of Bartow Co. GA

BURCH- Tye House is looking for info of the Burch family that lived in Bartow Co in the late 1800's the gr,gr,gr,grandather's name was James H Burch and he lived in Adairsville .He had 7 children by his first wife and after she died and he remarried he had 3 more. the gr gr grandfather was from the first family and his name was Loranzy Y. Burch. he married Sudie Henderson and moved to TX around 1890;the other children from 1st marriage was Greenberry Lee, Jeff D. Misouri, Sarah, Mary J. and Susan M.

COOPER L BENNETT; JBenn is looking for the children that Cooper Bennett was appointed guardian of and wants to know if they were his brothers children since their names were Mitchell and Dedema Bennett or could they have been his children by a former marriage. Cooper was married to Mary Ann Atcheson, she was a dau of John P Atcheson the Gr grandfather and gr gr grandfather of Bartow co. Ga.

CULPEPPER/TATE/KEYS Charlotte has the Tate, Culpepper family histories and would like information on the Keys family. Keys lived in the Stamp Creek Area of Bartow Co. GA


BURNS, SHAW, Greg has records that indicate his gr gr grandfather, John Leonard Burns, married a Sarah E Savannah Shaw in Adairsville, Bartow Co. GA in 1865. He has heard that the shaw's had a plantation in adairsville, and that it was over run and destroyed by sherman when he and his troops passed through during the WAR.

BUFORD FREEMAN, HENDERSON- Michael writes that he is researching his families in Cass Co. before 1850 to 1910. His Buford ancestor Peter died between 1908-1910, He was a Veteran of the War between the States. Even if he was a poor dirt farmer, maybe his obit is listed in the papers.

LEAKE- Ruth seeks the burial place of John Leake and wife Sallie Leake in Cass Co. GA

ROGERS, James Rogers needs info on Hulda the dau of Annie Rogers that was his gr grandmother, and Eleanor Rogers. Lived in Bartow co. GA

LEE-- BAILEY FAMILIES: Paula has called and written for info on these families. Mary Catherine Lee b. Dec 17, 1886 married on 6 Nov. 1904 to Benjamin Bailey b. 19 Jan 1881. Their children were Ollie Belle b. 3 Oct 1905,(2) Lue Anna b. 5 Mar 1907,(3) Laura Russell b. 19 apr 1909,(4) Pauda Jay b. 15 Mar 1912 married 1st Watkins Chandler White, 2nd to Shepherd Baldwin Arnold b. 24 May 1912 d 30th Aug 1964. bur. in White, Bartow Co. GA. (5)Willie B (6)Mary Ree, twins only survived 1 mont. (7) Dimple Dee b 5 Oct 1916, (8) Woodrow Wilson, Paula's address is 2789 Hwy 17, Guyton, GA 31312

Seek books by Lawrence Stanley, Gilmer Co. GA. contact Jean Belew for Brenda Hudson at

SEABORN FAMILY Dot Hawkins has sent hordes of information on George Seaborn and his descendants lived in Cass/Bartow Co. GA.

Queries that have been answered by Mildred Starkebaum are. FARRISS, HOLMES, CRAWFORD, McTIER AND BRUCE. she is still working on HOUSTON, GAYTON, EARWOOD, HUFSTUTLER, LATHAM, AND McPHERSON, DYSART AND HOWARD, DOVER, FINLEY, GALLAWAY, MITCHELL CLARK AND LAND, REEVES AND HEARD. lIBBY SHADBURN had very good connection on the Deems family. Mildred is working on Dalton Deeton lines. These are Cass/Bartow Co. GA families. If you have these lines, please contact Mildred at

BLALOCK FAMILY: Bob Faye has had very good luck in locating his family of Folsom and Pine Log in Bartow Co. GA, after contacting Jean Belew at the Trail of Tears meeting in October.

BRYANT; Anne Smith wants information on Rowland Bryant, listed on 1840 Cass Co. census. She would also like info on Duncan Bryant, Gwinnet Co., 1830 who is named as a white man living in Indian lands.

BURCH FAMILY: Tye House seeks info on third great grandparents James H Burch that lived in Adairsville, Bartow Co., 1800's he had 7 children by first wife and he remarried and had 3 more. 2nd great grandfather was part of the first family and his name was Loranzy Y Burch. He married Sudie Henderson and moved to TX about 1890.

ANCESTORS. Let the friendly volunteers of the FAMILY RESEARCH LIBRARY help you find your MISSING LINKS. We can be found at 425 West Main street. (The same building that GEORGIA TEC is now located in for Bartow County) We are behind the Public Library. Tele: 770-606-0706 or 770-382-6676 and call the 382-6676 number for help on any of the families below.

CARTER: Jon seeks any information on Thomas Carter and his sons, George W/., Alfred, and Thomas Jr., seeks these families from Bartow Co.

CHRISTIAN FAMILY: Beth has cousins in Cartersville, Walter and Jimmie , Beth seeks information on the Christian family and the Alford Family.

DAWSON: Jackie really does need to find Amanda Dawson or Nichols in Cass Co. GA

FAIN - WALKER- Alice is researching James Carr Walker 182601883 and his wife, Mary Ann Fain 1830-1909, they went to Texas from Cass Co. ca 1854-55, Mary Ann's parents, Joel Fain and Nancy Lay went with them. The original settlers were William M. Fain and His wife Judith Chappell Fain and William walker and his wife Elizabeth. I am looking for descendants of the Fains and Walkers that stayed here.

GRIFFIN - MAYES (MAYS) - Frances is doing research on these families, Dr. Charles Melville Griffin practiced medicine during the CW he married Susie Mays whose father was Stephen Mays of Cass Co..

Stop by the Family Research Library and let's talk family. Bartow County Genealogical Society is located at 425 West Main St. Behind the Public Library. 770-606-0706 Or call me at 770-382-6676. Thank you for your visit today.

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