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  • Alta Wallace
    Ck out Joe Reynold s Titus county, TX page--many familes went to that area--Wellborns, reynolds, coffee, romans, subletts--Titus, Morris, Red River counties.
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      Ck out Joe Reynold's Titus county, TX page--many familes went to that
      area--Wellborns, reynolds, coffee, romans, subletts--Titus, Morris, Red
      River counties.
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
      To: <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, January 15, 2003 6:12 AM
      Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Digest Number 557


      > There are 17 messages in this issue.
      >
      > Topics in this digest:
      >
      > 1. RE: Migrations to TX
      > From: "Richard Matthews" <prm@...>
      > 2. Re: Migrations to TX
      > From: "hwj" <hwj@...>
      > 3. RE: Migrations to TX
      > From: "Vicki L. Hill" <vlhill@...>
      > 4. RE: Re: William and Rachel GREEN
      > From: "Bill Bullard" <bjbullard@...>
      > 5. Re: Migration to Tx.
      > From: "Charles Edwin Austin" <ceaustin@...>
      > 6. Re: Migrations to TX
      > From: "Sylvia King" <kingirby@...>
      > 7. Migrations to Texas
      > From: TSims97447@...
      > 8. Re: Migration to Texas
      > From: vrgfdonna@...
      > 9. Austins in Jackson Co., Al.
      > From: vrgfdonna@...
      > 10. Re: Austins in Jackson Co., Al.
      > From: "Charles Edwin Austin" <ceaustin@...>
      > 11. Re: Austins in Jackson Co., Al.
      > From: vrgfdonna@...
      > 12. Re: Re: William and Rachel GREEN
      > From: "Jewel Casey" <jcasey@...>
      > 13. Re: Migrations to TX
      > From: Jeanette <jmcclur@...>
      > 14. RE: Migrations to TX
      > From: Jeanette <jmcclur@...>
      > 15. William Grant,lin and Rachel Fanning Green
      > From: "f1931me <frances1@...>" <frances1@...>
      > 16. Re: Migrations to TX
      > From: rlmw63@...
      > 17. Re: William Grant,lin and Rachel Fanning Green
      > From: "wjmoon" <WJMoon@...>
      >
      >
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      > Message: 1
      > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 07:06:45 -0600
      > From: "Richard Matthews" <prm@...>
      > Subject: RE: Migrations to TX
      >
      >
      >
      > Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Migrations to TX
      >
      >
      > This seems to be a common occurance for the Jackson Co families.
      > So, their route appears to be Jackson Co AL > Johnson Co AR > Saline Co AR
      >
      > Palo Pinto Co TX.
      >
      > Rusk Co, Coryell Co, Palo Pinto Co are in the same area of TX.
      >
      > How many others on the list have found their families followed a similar
      > migration to TX? And, do any of us know why?
      >
      > Rayedene Seal Graves
      > still in TX
      > ....................
      >
      >
      > The migration/settlement pattern of early America is the explanation of
      the
      > reasons families moved on from one spot to another. As soon as an area
      > became anyting like safe and it looked as if settlement was going to be
      > allowed in a new area, many of our ancestors loaded the wagons and moved
      on
      > to what they hoped was something better. There were defined trails into
      all
      > of these areas so many times moving families settled near these
      established
      > routes.
      >
      > The same thing happened right here in Jackson County. Our defined trails
      > were the Tennessee River and the Savannah to Nashville Road that passed
      near
      > the northeastern end of the county. As soon as problems with the native
      > inhabitants in this area lessened whites started moving in (early 1800's)
      > After that Arkansas, Mo. and Texas began to open for settlement so some
      > people moved on.
      >
      > In my own family, some moved on and some stayed. I am a sixth generation
      > Jackson County resident but I also have kin in Arkansas, Mo, Texas, and
      > Oklahoma from those who left Jackson County and went on to the western
      > settlements. My family came here from the Savannah area and other parts of
      > Georgia before the county was a county.
      >
      > I know that to really understand genealogy one has to study geography and
      > history too.
      >
      > Richard
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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      >
      > Message: 2
      > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 07:19:45 -0600
      > From: "hwj" <hwj@...>
      > Subject: Re: Migrations to TX
      >
      > I'm told by the older family Gilliams that came through here and on to
      Rusk
      > County Texas that farm land wore out was one of the reasons people moved
      on.
      > This was more likely caused by poor farm practice than anything. In
      Franklin
      > county Tenn. between 1850 and 1860 over 200 Gilliams picked up lock stock
      > and barrell and moved into Texas. We are just now getting all them sorted
      > out . They was a few that was rubbed off and left in Miss. Ark. and here
      in
      > Jackson County.
      >
      > Hugh Judge
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Richard Matthews" <prm@...>
      > To: <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 7:06 AM
      > Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Migrations to TX
      >
      >
      > >
      > >
      > > Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Migrations to TX
      > >
      > >
      > > This seems to be a common occurance for the Jackson Co families.
      > > So, their route appears to be Jackson Co AL > Johnson Co AR > Saline Co
      AR
      > >
      > > Palo Pinto Co TX.
      > >
      > > Rusk Co, Coryell Co, Palo Pinto Co are in the same area of TX.
      > >
      > > How many others on the list have found their families followed a similar
      > > migration to TX? And, do any of us know why?
      > >
      > > Rayedene Seal Graves
      > > still in TX
      > > ....................
      > >
      > >
      > > The migration/settlement pattern of early America is the explanation of
      > the
      > > reasons families moved on from one spot to another. As soon as an area
      > > became anyting like safe and it looked as if settlement was going to be
      > > allowed in a new area, many of our ancestors loaded the wagons and moved
      > on
      > > to what they hoped was something better. There were defined trails into
      > all
      > > of these areas so many times moving families settled near these
      > established
      > > routes.
      > >
      > > The same thing happened right here in Jackson County. Our defined trails
      > > were the Tennessee River and the Savannah to Nashville Road that passed
      > near
      > > the northeastern end of the county. As soon as problems with the native
      > > inhabitants in this area lessened whites started moving in (early
      1800's)
      > > After that Arkansas, Mo. and Texas began to open for settlement so some
      > > people moved on.
      > >
      > > In my own family, some moved on and some stayed. I am a sixth generation
      > > Jackson County resident but I also have kin in Arkansas, Mo, Texas, and
      > > Oklahoma from those who left Jackson County and went on to the western
      > > settlements. My family came here from the Savannah area and other parts
      of
      > > Georgia before the county was a county.
      > >
      > > I know that to really understand genealogy one has to study geography
      and
      > > history too.
      > >
      > > Richard
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to
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      > >
      >
      >
      >
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      >
      > Message: 3
      > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 07:45:49 -0800
      > From: "Vicki L. Hill" <vlhill@...>
      > Subject: RE: Migrations to TX
      >
      >
      > >This seems to be a common occurance for the Jackson Co families.
      > >So, their route appears to be Jackson Co AL > Johnson Co AR > Saline Co
      AR >
      > >Palo Pinto Co TX.
      > >
      > >Rusk Co, Coryell Co, Palo Pinto Co are in the same area of TX.
      >
      > Actually no, these are not in the same area of TX, even by today's
      > standards Rusk Co. is just 1 county west of the Louisiana state line. Palo
      > Pinto Co, by contrast, is about 200 miles to the west, between Fort Worth
      > and Abilene. And someone else mentioned Amarillo, which is even more
      > hundreds of miles away - especially long distances for the 1800's.
      >
      > I know some Vandivers/Vandevers and Halls from Jackson Co. went to Denton
      > Co., TX, just north of Dallas. It is Rusk Co. that bewilders me - or more
      > specificially, why my g-grandparents moved in this fashion:
      >
      > Paint Rock Valley, Jackson Co, AL - Denton Co., TX - Clark Co., AR - Rusk
      > Co, TX.
      >
      > That is a lot of traveling for the 19th century, and definitely NOT in a
      > straight line.
      >
      > It may always be one of life's mysteries....
      >
      > Vicki Hill
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 4
      > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 08:39:56 -0600
      > From: "Bill Bullard" <bjbullard@...>
      > Subject: RE: Re: William and Rachel GREEN
      >
      > Vicki,
      > My greatgrandmother Etha Malinda Garland came to Wood Co, Texas in the
      > 1880's with two of her daughters and their families. G. Harrison Chapman
      and
      > wife Charlotte Morgan Garland, they had two sons and a daughter (my
      > grandmother, Mollie); J. Taylor Chapman and wife Amy Garland. I am not
      sure
      > how many of their children came with them. Harrison and Charlotte's
      youngest
      > son was born in Texas in 1889. Almost all of them are buried in Golden
      > Cemetery, Golden, Wood Co, Texas.
      >
      > I have also been told that they traveled with the Lee and Vandiver
      families.
      > My understanding is that there is some relationship between the families
      but
      > I do not know the exact connection.
      >
      > Bill Bullard
      > Canyon, Texas
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Vicki L. Hill [mailto:vlhill@...]
      > Sent: Monday, January 13, 2003 9:46 PM
      > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Re: William and Rachel GREEN
      >
      >
      >
      > >Frances,
      > >The GRAHAMS who left Jackson Co. in the mid 1800s took quite a few
      people
      > >with them. They wound up in Rusk Co., Tx. I think. They intermarried
      > with
      > >LANDESSES and FANNINGS, and, I believe, with HOWELLS too. Of course,
      > they
      > >could have all scattered since then. Good luck!
      > >Velma
      >
      > I'd be interested to know which families - which individuals - ended up
      in
      > Rusk Co. TX. My g-grandparents, John Anderson Hill and wife Rebecca Jane
      > Vandiver from the Paint Rock Valley of Jackson Co. AL, first moved to
      > Denton Co., TX, then to Clark Co., AR, and finally Rusk Co., TX in the
      > 1880's. I've never figured out why they landed in Rusk County- I haven't
      > run across any of the Hill's or Vandiver's or Hall's (Rebecca's mother
      was
      > Permelia Hall) in that county. My grandfather and father were then born
      in
      > Rusk Co., TX. There must have been relatives or friends there (as there
      > were in Denton Co. and Clark Co.)
      >
      > Vicki Hill
      > TX
      >
      >
      > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to the Yahoo! Terms of Service.
      >
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
      >
      >
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      > ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 5
      > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 10:00:21 -0500
      > From: "Charles Edwin Austin" <ceaustin@...>
      > Subject: Re: Migration to Tx.
      >
      > If the migration you speak of was after the Civil War note that times were
      > very bad in AL for much of the rest of the 1800s. I understand that
      perhaps
      > 30% of AL's population left from 1866-1900, most to Texas.
      >
      > Yes, land was $0.50 to $1.00 per acre around Ft Worth, and perhaps the
      same,
      > or less farther west. In addition, we had a severe drought ca 1870-1880
      in
      > the TennAlaGa region.
      >
      > Charles Austin
      > TennAlaGa
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "deeno" <deeno@...>
      > To: <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Monday, January 13, 2003 11:44 PM
      > Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Migration to Tx.
      >
      >
      > : Velma,
      > :
      > : I am not too sure as to why they moved to that area of TX. I agree, it
      > must
      > : have been for the land being almost given away. There were many problems
      > : with the Indian raids, from what I have read. So why else would they
      have
      > : wanted to be there than the land being cheap.
      > :
      > : But, I also believe it had something to do with the family migrations.
      My
      > : belief is that there were earlier ones that left Jackson Co and came to
      > that
      > : part of TX. The nephews, cousins, etc followed in the later years. I
      > just
      > : wish I could connect to some of those earlier ones.......
      > :
      > : The panhandle is not too far from Palo Pinto Co. Mineral Wells is the
      > major
      > : city there, but Wichita Falls and Amarillo are not too far to the north,
      > we
      > : are looking at the same area of TX.
      > :
      > : Rayedene
      > :
      > :
      > : ----- Original Message -----
      > : From: <vrgfdonna@...>
      > : To: <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
      > : Sent: Monday, January 13, 2003 10:19 PM
      > : Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Migration to Tx.
      > :
      > :
      > : > Rayedene,
      > : > Didn't it have to do with land being almost given away in certain
      > places?
      > : > My GRAHAMS managed to stay in Jackson Co. 'til the early 1900s, but
      they
      > : > wound up in Tx. also. For some unknown reason they went to the
      > panhandle
      > : of
      > : > Tx.
      > : > Velma
      > : >
      > : >
      > : > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > : >
      > : >
      > : >
      > : >
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      > http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
      > : >
      > : >
      > : >
      > :
      > :
      > :
      > :
      > : Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to
      http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
      > :
      > :
      > :
      >
      >
      >
      >
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      > ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 6
      > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 09:17:36 -0600
      > From: "Sylvia King" <kingirby@...>
      > Subject: Re: Migrations to TX
      >
      > My great-great-grandmother, Sarah Angelina Wallace Irby and some of her
      > children, including my great grandfather, James Irby came to Texas from
      > Jackson County after the Civil War. They settled in Comanche County and
      the
      > Eastland County in Central Texas. The reason they came here was to buy
      > cheap 'Railroad Land'. When Texas joined the US in 1845 the state kept
      its
      > public lands. Some of that land was given to the railroads as an
      inducement
      > to bring the railroads through. Other land was given to State Schools and
      > to the builders of the state capitol. This land was sold very cheap to
      > settlers.
      > Sylvia
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Richard Matthews" <prm@...>
      > To: <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 7:06 AM
      > Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Migrations to TX
      >
      >
      > >
      > >
      > > Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Migrations to TX
      > >
      > >
      > > This seems to be a common occurance for the Jackson Co families.
      > > So, their route appears to be Jackson Co AL > Johnson Co AR > Saline Co
      AR
      > >
      > > Palo Pinto Co TX.
      > >
      > > Rusk Co, Coryell Co, Palo Pinto Co are in the same area of TX.
      > >
      > > How many others on the list have found their families followed a similar
      > > migration to TX? And, do any of us know why?
      > >
      > > Rayedene Seal Graves
      > > still in TX
      > > ....................
      > >
      > >
      > > The migration/settlement pattern of early America is the explanation of
      > the
      > > reasons families moved on from one spot to another. As soon as an area
      > > became anyting like safe and it looked as if settlement was going to be
      > > allowed in a new area, many of our ancestors loaded the wagons and moved
      > on
      > > to what they hoped was something better. There were defined trails into
      > all
      > > of these areas so many times moving families settled near these
      > established
      > > routes.
      > >
      > > The same thing happened right here in Jackson County. Our defined trails
      > > were the Tennessee River and the Savannah to Nashville Road that passed
      > near
      > > the northeastern end of the county. As soon as problems with the native
      > > inhabitants in this area lessened whites started moving in (early
      1800's)
      > > After that Arkansas, Mo. and Texas began to open for settlement so some
      > > people moved on.
      > >
      > > In my own family, some moved on and some stayed. I am a sixth generation
      > > Jackson County resident but I also have kin in Arkansas, Mo, Texas, and
      > > Oklahoma from those who left Jackson County and went on to the western
      > > settlements. My family came here from the Savannah area and other parts
      of
      > > Georgia before the county was a county.
      > >
      > > I know that to really understand genealogy one has to study geography
      and
      > > history too.
      > >
      > > Richard
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to
      http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 7
      > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 11:05:41 EST
      > From: TSims97447@...
      > Subject: Migrations to Texas
      >
      > pm@...(Richard Matthews) wrote:
      >
      > How many others on the list have found their families followed a similar
      > migration to TX? And, do any of us know why?
      >
      > 1907 - One of my family members with family moved to New Mexico, Texas,
      back
      > to New Mexico for government land according to a letter she wrote.
      Several
      > of her brothers owned some property and oil wells in the area. The
      brothers
      > moved back to Jackson Co, AL, but continued to draw payments from mineral
      > rights on the wells. I don't know the year oil drilling started, but
      might
      > be worth researching.......Gail
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 8
      > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 11:29:10 EST
      > From: vrgfdonna@...
      > Subject: Re: Migration to Texas
      >
      > Rayedene,
      > I don't know, but I kinda' agree with whoever it was who pointed out how
      far
      > it is from Rusk Co. to the panhandle. Actually, mine went to the Lubbock
      and
      > Amarillo area. That was quite a distance in the late 1800s and early
      1900s.
      > Never the less, all of those things enter in - the "wearing out" of the
      > farming land, land being "given away" in other places, the railroad, other
      > family members going on ahead, etc.
      > It is very interesting, to say the least.
      > Velma
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 9
      > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 11:42:30 EST
      > From: vrgfdonna@...
      > Subject: Austins in Jackson Co., Al.
      >
      > Charles Austin,
      > Are you a descendant of the AUSTIN Tanyard AUSTINS? Did you have AUSTINS
      in
      > the Civil War? My great grandmother's brother, James Posey PADGETT, wrote
      a
      > letter home during the Civil War. He spoke of Tom and James AUSTIN. I
      was
      > just wondering if they could be yours.
      > Velma
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 10
      > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 11:48:53 -0500
      > From: "Charles Edwin Austin" <ceaustin@...>
      > Subject: Re: Austins in Jackson Co., Al.
      >
      > Velma,
      > I am not familiar with the Tanyard AUSTINs. My people were from Jackson,
      > DeKalb Couties, AL, Dade Co, GA, Marion & Bledsoe Co, TN. Many of them
      went
      > to TX 1869-1907.
      > Charles Austin
      > TennAlaGa
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: <vrgfdonna@...>
      > To: <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 11:42 AM
      > Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Austins in Jackson Co., Al.
      >
      >
      > : Charles Austin,
      > : Are you a descendant of the AUSTIN Tanyard AUSTINS? Did you have
      AUSTINS
      > in
      > : the Civil War? My great grandmother's brother, James Posey PADGETT,
      wrote
      > a
      > : letter home during the Civil War. He spoke of Tom and James AUSTIN. I
      > was
      > : just wondering if they could be yours.
      > : Velma
      > :
      > :
      > : [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > :
      > :
      > :
      > :
      > : Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to
      http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
      > :
      > :
      > :
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 11
      > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 11:53:37 EST
      > From: vrgfdonna@...
      > Subject: Re: Austins in Jackson Co., Al.
      >
      > Thanks. Just wondered.
      > Velma
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 12
      > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 10:59:40 -0600
      > From: "Jewel Casey" <jcasey@...>
      > Subject: Re: Re: William and Rachel GREEN
      >
      > Hi, I'm also interested in the Grahams that left Jackson County, AL and
      > ended up in Texas about 1850. Rev. Jesse Graham and wife Martha (Fanning)
      > Graham along with their families probably traveled together. I need info
      on
      > these families for Volume II of "And Then Along Came The Fannings" that I
      > hope to finish by April or May this year. I have some info, but a lot of
      > blanks can still be filled out by some of you, the researchers of theses
      > families.
      >
      > Also the Green and Landess families are included along with anyone related
      > to the Fanning families.
      >
      > Thanks a million, waiting to hear from all of you.
      > Jewel
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: <vrgfdonna@...>
      > To: <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Monday, January 13, 2003 7:31 PM
      > Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Re: William and Rachel GREEN
      >
      >
      > > Frances,
      > > The GRAHAMS who left Jackson Co. in the mid 1800s took quite a few
      people
      > > with them. They wound up in Rusk Co., Tx. I think. They intermarried
      > with
      > > LANDESSES and FANNINGS, and, I believe, with HOWELLS too. Of course,
      they
      > > could have all scattered since then. Good luck!
      > > Velma
      > >
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to
      http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 13
      > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 12:47:41 -0500
      > From: Jeanette <jmcclur@...>
      > Subject: Re: Migrations to TX
      >
      > A branch of my Henson family went to Rusk Co., TX. also, and in the
      Georgia
      > Archives there is a large file of Henson letters that were written to the
      > folks in Tx from Ga. and the folks in Tx to the folks they left behind in
      > Ga. Very interesting.....the ones in Ga. were always sending peach trees
      > and apple trees (starts) to the ones in TX. And so it goes....its neat
      > when you can find where they migrated to from the older areas. Jeanette.
      >
      > At 07:19 AM 1/14/03 -0600, you wrote:
      > >I'm told by the older family Gilliams that came through here and on to
      Rusk
      > >County Texas that farm land wore out was one of the reasons people moved
      on.
      > >This was more likely caused by poor farm practice than anything. In
      Franklin
      > >county Tenn. between 1850 and 1860 over 200 Gilliams picked up lock stock
      > >and barrell and moved into Texas. We are just now getting all them sorted
      > >out . They was a few that was rubbed off and left in Miss. Ark. and here
      in
      > >Jackson County.
      > >
      > >Hugh Judge
      > >
      > >----- Original Message -----
      > >From: "Richard Matthews" <prm@...>
      > >To: <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
      > >Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 7:06 AM
      > >Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Migrations to TX
      > >
      > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Migrations to TX
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > This seems to be a common occurance for the Jackson Co families.
      > > > So, their route appears to be Jackson Co AL > Johnson Co AR > Saline
      Co AR
      > > >
      > > > Palo Pinto Co TX.
      > > >
      > > > Rusk Co, Coryell Co, Palo Pinto Co are in the same area of TX.
      > > >
      > > > How many others on the list have found their families followed a
      similar
      > > > migration to TX? And, do any of us know why?
      > > >
      > > > Rayedene Seal Graves
      > > > still in TX
      > > > ....................
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > The migration/settlement pattern of early America is the explanation
      of
      > >the
      > > > reasons families moved on from one spot to another. As soon as an area
      > > > became anyting like safe and it looked as if settlement was going to
      be
      > > > allowed in a new area, many of our ancestors loaded the wagons and
      moved
      > >on
      > > > to what they hoped was something better. There were defined trails
      into
      > >all
      > > > of these areas so many times moving families settled near these
      > >established
      > > > routes.
      > > >
      > > > The same thing happened right here in Jackson County. Our defined
      trails
      > > > were the Tennessee River and the Savannah to Nashville Road that
      passed
      > >near
      > > > the northeastern end of the county. As soon as problems with the
      native
      > > > inhabitants in this area lessened whites started moving in (early
      1800's)
      > > > After that Arkansas, Mo. and Texas began to open for settlement so
      some
      > > > people moved on.
      > > >
      > > > In my own family, some moved on and some stayed. I am a sixth
      generation
      > > > Jackson County resident but I also have kin in Arkansas, Mo, Texas,
      and
      > > > Oklahoma from those who left Jackson County and went on to the western
      > > > settlements. My family came here from the Savannah area and other
      parts of
      > > > Georgia before the county was a county.
      > > >
      > > > I know that to really understand genealogy one has to study geography
      and
      > > > history too.
      > > >
      > > > Richard
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
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      >
      > Message: 14
      > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 12:51:04 -0500
      > From: Jeanette <jmcclur@...>
      > Subject: RE: Migrations to TX
      >
      > They could afford more land and larger farms in Tx. for one thing. Old
      > timers started feeling crowded in the earlier states, like Ga. and Va. and
      > even Tn. Jeanette.
      >
      > At 07:06 AM 1/14/03 -0600, you wrote:
      >
      >
      > >Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Migrations to TX
      > >
      > >
      > >This seems to be a common occurance for the Jackson Co families.
      > >So, their route appears to be Jackson Co AL > Johnson Co AR > Saline Co
      AR >
      > >Palo Pinto Co TX.
      > >
      > >Rusk Co, Coryell Co, Palo Pinto Co are in the same area of TX.
      > >
      > >How many others on the list have found their families followed a similar
      > >migration to TX? And, do any of us know why?
      > >
      > >Rayedene Seal Graves
      > >still in TX
      > >....................
      > >
      > >
      > >The migration/settlement pattern of early America is the explanation of
      the
      > >reasons families moved on from one spot to another. As soon as an area
      > >became anyting like safe and it looked as if settlement was going to be
      > >allowed in a new area, many of our ancestors loaded the wagons and moved
      on
      > >to what they hoped was something better. There were defined trails into
      all
      > >of these areas so many times moving families settled near these
      established
      > >routes.
      > >
      > >The same thing happened right here in Jackson County. Our defined trails
      > >were the Tennessee River and the Savannah to Nashville Road that passed
      near
      > >the northeastern end of the county. As soon as problems with the native
      > >inhabitants in this area lessened whites started moving in (early 1800's)
      > >After that Arkansas, Mo. and Texas began to open for settlement so some
      > >people moved on.
      > >
      > >In my own family, some moved on and some stayed. I am a sixth generation
      > >Jackson County resident but I also have kin in Arkansas, Mo, Texas, and
      > >Oklahoma from those who left Jackson County and went on to the western
      > >settlements. My family came here from the Savannah area and other parts
      of
      > >Georgia before the county was a county.
      > >
      > >I know that to really understand genealogy one has to study geography and
      > >history too.
      > >
      > >Richard
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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      >
      > Message: 15
      > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 23:50:37 -0000
      > From: "f1931me <frances1@...>" <frances1@...>
      > Subject: William Grant,lin and Rachel Fanning Green
      >
      > Was happy over the response to my query but done of the people that
      > were mention except the Hills, Fanning, Landess, Grahams were really
      > familair to me. Jewel, of course you and I are trying to find the
      > same answers. Everyone was wondering why a lot of the people left
      > Al., The story that I was told that it was because of the Boll
      > Weevils that had destroyed the crops. David Henry Landess (who was
      > the son of Joseph Thompson and Amarilda Howell Landess)and Nancy Jane
      > Green Landess(daughter of William and Rachel Green) moved to Travis
      > Co., Tx sometime between 1879, when my Uncle John Felix Landess was
      > born on the Treece farm in Jackson Co., Al and 1882 when my father,
      > William Henry(Saint) Landess was born in Austin, Tx., Travis Co.
      > David's brother Richard Landess had gone to Tx. and was on the 1880
      > census in Waxachie, Ellis Co. Tx. He came back to Jackson Co. in 1887
      > and married Richard Arnold Green's(Richard and William Grantlin are
      > brothers)daughter, Martha Evaline Green. Richard Landess' brother,
      > Charles Stuart Landess had already married Martha Evaline Green's
      > sister Ella Elizabeth Green in 1879. They left Jackson Co. Al.
      > together by way of Mo. to Tx. and settled in Haskell Co. Tx. More
      > about the Landesses later. Frances Landess (Sadler)
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 16
      > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 22:00:52 EST
      > From: rlmw63@...
      > Subject: Re: Migrations to TX
      >
      > My ancestors from Jackson Co. Al migrated to Texsas in the early 1900.
      Does
      > anyone have information on Dolberry's from Jackson Co. Al. My
      gggrandfather
      > Absalom James Dolberry settled in Eastland Co. Tx.
      >
      > Rhonda
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 17
      > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 23:27:15 -0600
      > From: "wjmoon" <WJMoon@...>
      > Subject: Re: William Grant,lin and Rachel Fanning Green
      >
      > Frances, I was interested in the fact that you said they were born on The
      > Treece Farm in Jackson Co. My Mother's family was Treeces and they came
      from
      > Jackson Co, Al. Do you have anymore information on These Treeces or where
      > this is located?
      > Thank YOU
      > Wyona Moon
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: <frances1@...>
      > To: <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 5:50 PM
      > Subject: [jacksongenealogy] William Grant,lin and Rachel Fanning Green
      >
      >
      > > Was happy over the response to my query but done of the people that
      > > were mention except the Hills, Fanning, Landess, Grahams were really
      > > familair to me. Jewel, of course you and I are trying to find the
      > > same answers. Everyone was wondering why a lot of the people left
      > > Al., The story that I was told that it was because of the Boll
      > > Weevils that had destroyed the crops. David Henry Landess (who was
      > > the son of Joseph Thompson and Amarilda Howell Landess)and Nancy Jane
      > > Green Landess(daughter of William and Rachel Green) moved to Travis
      > > Co., Tx sometime between 1879, when my Uncle John Felix Landess was
      > > born on the Treece farm in Jackson Co., Al and 1882 when my father,
      > > William Henry(Saint) Landess was born in Austin, Tx., Travis Co.
      > > David's brother Richard Landess had gone to Tx. and was on the 1880
      > > census in Waxachie, Ellis Co. Tx. He came back to Jackson Co. in 1887
      > > and married Richard Arnold Green's(Richard and William Grantlin are
      > > brothers)daughter, Martha Evaline Green. Richard Landess' brother,
      > > Charles Stuart Landess had already married Martha Evaline Green's
      > > sister Ella Elizabeth Green in 1879. They left Jackson Co. Al.
      > > together by way of Mo. to Tx. and settled in Haskell Co. Tx. More
      > > about the Landesses later. Frances Landess (Sadler)
      > >
      > >
      > >
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