I found this on www.findagrave.com - did not know if you had seen or not.
On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 7:29 AM, sarahl018 <sarahL018@...> wrote:
> my brickwall would have to be my grandparents on my mothers side of the
> famly right now. my mothers father was frank edward maddle born 7-24-1930
> (putnam county, tn i think) died 10-31-2004. my mothers mom was Evie Lois
> Rittenberry born 7-14-1931 in putnam county tn and died 4-30-1997 in putnam
> county tn. my grandfather also died in putnam county tn.
> From what my mother has put together (cause she tried not long ago and
> didnt get far) my grandfathers parents were: Noah Lee Maddle 12/26/1872
> -11/16/1948 (i would say both birth and death in TN). His mother was Dora
> Lee Macloud(or Mccloud) 3/30/1905 in white county, tn to 9/1/1990 monterey
> tn. The part that gets confusing is that they said that his real father was
> Beecher Whittaker of Tn and that Noah Maddle adopted him. Cant really get no
> further on either the mother or the father side for my grandfather.
> My grandmother Evie Lois, my mother has her parents as Sarah Francis Smith
> 4/15/1895 - 5/1984 and father Monroe Rittenberry of TN. my mother was told
> that monroe possibly died of an accident in 1935 close to Baxter tn. Someone
> emailed my mother and told her that Sarah Smiths parents were Lucy Crook
> (daughter of Mary Whitehead and Shadrack Crook) and Loyd Smith.
> this is as far as anyone in my family has been able to go on either side of
> my mothers parents. as far as i know all of the family is from TN. if anyone
> can help or can offer any suggestions it would be very welcome.
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