WiregrassGeorgia

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Lucretia Dinkla Lucretia Dinkla has a question!
September 23 @ 8:36pm
I am trying to find parents of my third great grandmother Elizabeth Sapp born 8 Nov 1824 who married James Henry Anderson born 12 Oct 1819 on 6 Aug 1840. I can’t find when she died or where. Their son Thomas Vinson Anderson was my 2nd great grandfather. I’ve hit a dead end on the Sapp line.
James Miller
September 23 @ 9:52pm
I found an Elizabeth Sapp and James Henry Anderson at Family Search Elizabeth's ID # G34X-KMS. If you have an account there enter the number in the family tree search.
Stella Stubley
September 28 @ 7:06am
@Lucretia....Found this on AncestryDNA search Father= Shadrach Sapp 1793/1872 Born Burke GA.. Mother = Nancy Anna Parker 1812/1860 Cannot guarantee if 100% accurate . I have a Sapp connection via Beecher
TINA PEDDIE
October 11 @ 2:31pm
Stella, do you know Steve Sapp? He is from a Wiregrass line also. He is in the Facebook group and has his dna in the Gedmatch Proj: Wiregrass Georgia Descendants -- I also admin a Facebook group: Wiregrass Georgia DNA... Please feel free to join us there if you'd like. Steve may be in this group also, if so, perhaps you'll hear from him. If not, you can find him in the FB groups!
Stella Stubley
October 14 @ 3:55am
@ Tina just checked on Gedmatch Wiregrass Project (My Kit TL6390892) but don't show link with Steve Sapp. My closest are TG9623441 and UD1084467 also a Jason Lee who manages a lot of Lee family kits. Don't know if I mentioned that I live in UK and my GA connection is Quinn/Branch via bio father who was in England during WW2
Amy Johnson Amy Johnson has a question!
August 12, 2016 @ 2:37pm
I am looking to connect with anyone that may have additional information on the John Griffis/Elizabeth Register and John Stalvey Jr./Easter Padgett debacle. I am descended from one of the children of Easter Padgett and John Griffis. I know that Griffis left Register and Padgett left Stalvey, and Griffis and Padgett were finally able to escape the rage of Stalvey.. I was hoping though that someone might have information that I DON'T have.
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Lucas Humphrey
October 22, 2019 @ 1:21pm
@Amy Johnson - Do you have any more info/middle names on Stalvey and Register? I know this was 3 years ago, but I probably have all the needed info somewhere. If not, a family member certainly does. Assuming, of course that it's the same people.
Michael Griffin
July 20 @ 2:11am
My Griffin family from Georgia, came from North Carolina had the name Griffis, which was a change from the Angle-saxon name of Griffith a very famous family from Welsh Royality 0f House of Dinefwr in Kingdom of Dehuebarth, which later became the Royal Tudors of Penhyrn, Wales and The Tudors of Penmynydd (Henry Vii 1st cousins). Yet the True Welsh name is Gruffydd (Griffith in Welsh) or Gruffudd, and Gryffudd. My family are direct line of Kings (Prince) of Deheubarth at Castle Dinefwr and Carreg Cennen and later Kidwelly and others. We lasted lived at Cefn Amwlch Estate, Penllech, Lyn, Wales and still own the land under Wynn-Finch cousins. Plas Newydd Castle, Penhyrn Castle, Plas Mawr House in Wales are the 1500-1600s homes So Griffis is most likely Griffith - Owen Griffith my 10th Great Grandfather the Kings attorney of King Charles is most of these Griffin (Griffis- Griffith) american family lines stem from. There are Griffins in Wales with the Llyodd and Vaughan families. By marriage also of Henry Viii son Rev Richard Edwardes to Helen Griffin, daughter Elizabeth Edwards to Rev. Robert Hunt Jamestown's first preacher had Capt William Hunt whose daughter Mary Hunt married my 10th Great Grandfather Owen Griffith son of Member of Parliament John Griffith and Sheriff of Carnarvonshire county Wales. So the Tudors of Angelesy county Wales are the Griffith and Theodres today. Its a high chance you are related to the Tudor Griffiths
cecilia jones
September 6 @ 10:29am
my mother was a Register from North Carolina
TINA PEDDIE
October 11 @ 2:35pm
Many REGISTERs descend from Thomas Hardeman b 1730 VA, whose daughter (one of many) married a REGISTER. Also related are: Moore, Surrency, Tomlinson, and of course many more). I'm from Thomas Hardeman's daughter, Winnie, who marr. John Moore. They res. in Tattnall Co GA.
Alfred Johnson Alfred Johnson
September 24 @ 10:52am
This is my GEDMATCH, WF9439650, ZK185412 if anyone of want to see our matches. I have Hardin Sapp, Strickland, Stephens, Johnson Mitchell, Jacobs and Payne in my Georgia heritage. I am mixed ancestry .
TINA PEDDIE
October 11 @ 2:33pm
Hi Alfred! Are you in the Gedmatch Proj "Wiregrass Georgia Descendants"?? I have Strickland ancestry, and as mentioned above, Steve Sapp is in the Gedmatch Proj (and FB group) and is a Sapp. Maybe we are cousins!
Raymond .Evans Raymond .Evans
February 20, 2019 @ 1:10pm
EUREKA!! It worked!! These are three of the four sons born to Jesse Edward Evans and Gracie Snyder Evans. From left to right: Ceasle "Clyde" Evans, Lee Edward Evans and Thomas Jefferson Evans (our Daddy). Their Aunt Azalean Maude Evans Bryant -- sister to their Daddy Jesse Edward Evans-- raised the boys after their Mom, Gracie Snyder Evans passed away shortly after giving birth to her fourth son, little Jesse Grant Evans...who later died at 5 months of age, due to "the fever" we were told. Their Daddy had to go to Florida for work and was employed, working with the CCC in Stark, Fl. building what is a campground today. One day a traveling photographer came through and Aunt Azalean told us that to get this picture of the boys, she had to call them in from the woods in Fruitdale, Al. give them a "spit-bath" and dress them in their "Sunday=best"....you can TELL they were happy about that!!
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Teresa Sardinas
July 18, 2019 @ 3:50pm
Great story and picture!
Linda Carter
February 29 @ 12:32pm
So cute!! Can tell they are brothers...the resemblance is so strikingly alike 😊
Raymond .Evans
October 6 @ 2:43pm
Thank you , ladies! I just WISH I could find the EVANS family we belong to! We have absolutely NO info past our Daddy's Great Grandfather, John Gadi Evans and wife Penny Parnell (her family migrated to the USA from Ireland). Aunt Azalean told us that there is a "Indian Princess" Grandmother in this lineage...and that Indians kept records using the mother's last name rather than the father's last name, as we do today....so finding our EVANS line looks hopeless at this point!
James Miller
October 6 @ 8:22pm
Raymond, YDNA testing might could help in this quest. Have you taken any sort of YDNA test?
Raymond .Evans Raymond .Evans
October 6 @ 2:31pm
Still looking for my EVANS family.... all the info I have is, Grandfather Jesse Edward Evans...his father was George Washington Evans and his father was one John Gadi Evans...wife was one Penny Parnell, who's family came from Ireland. I was told they migrated through the Carolinas into South Alabama by the time my Daddy (Thomas Jefferson Evans) was born in 1932.
TINA PEDDIE TINA PEDDIE
Admin
August 23 @ 3:25pm
*My Wiregrass GA ancestor names: MOORE, MATTOX, STRICKLAND, OVERSTREET, JONES, McKENZIE, HARDEMAN - and related to (thru my Thos Hardeman line): Register, Sirmans, Durrence, Tomlinson and others. Anyone else from these folks? These are mostly TATTNALL CO. ancestors. (Also: Berrien Co: GUNN, BUSSEY, STEMBRIDGE, SMITH, WESTON)
TINA PEDDIE TINA PEDDIE
Admin
August 23 @ 2:55pm
*HI ALL: Glad to see many here. Be sure to also join us, if you'd like, in the Facebook Group: WIREGRASS GEORGIA GENEALOGY RESEARCH. Alot of people there sharing info. (And if you've are in GEDMATCH, you can also join the Gedmatch Project "WIREGRASS GEORGIA DESCENDANTS" Project, and then join the Facebook group WIREGRASS GEORGIA DNA for sharing & comparing matches from the WG GA GEDMATCH PROJect. If any questions, please get in touch with me at tinapeddie@yahoo.com or PM me on Facebook (I'm TINA KEENE PEDDIE on FB).
Bryant Collier Bryant Collier has a question!
August 20 @ 6:19pm
Any Colliers on this site
Chris Smith
August 20 @ 6:43pm
I'm descended from some Smiths and Williamsons (YDNA matches with both) that appear to have intermarried with Colliers in Oglethorpe, Putnam & Monroe Co's, GA.
Angelyn Page Angelyn Page
May 17 @ 4:31pm
I'm glad to find your group here! My father and mother's family are both documented in Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia. Our families are primarily from South and Middle Georgia. Appling County families include Page, Googe, Sellers, Herndon, Hall, White, Powell, Stone, Thornton, Bennett, Prescott, Johnson, and Bishop. There are many other families documented throughout the area. I'm happy to collaborate with anyone with ties to these families in the Appling Co. area. Thanks!
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Michael Griffin
July 20 @ 1:44am
I have many of the Powell books and the also the two volume books my unle George Travis Powell wrote. Also have the new book on Powells about Atlanta Civil War. My Family are the first settlers of Atlanta Chapman Powell which his cabin is at Stone Mountain Georgia. We owned Downtown Peachtree and Train Hub; and our main land is today the Emory University with Houston Mill House and Hardeman family. Yet the family moved to Bibb County, Macon, Georgia later. The Powells also lived near my Griffin (Alapaha, Georgia) Berrien County Georgia and know a little about them.
Michael Griffin
July 20 @ 1:49am
Michael Griffin
July 20 @ 1:50am
Julia Hesler
July 29 @ 11:50am
I've done a fair amount of research on my Johnsons who wound up in Appling County and are also listed in Pioneers. I descend from Matthew/Mathias (RWS 1741-1799) --> Daniel (1770-1845) -->Malcom (1798-1862) -->Caroline (1842-1884), who married John R. Holton. Lots of records destroyed down there in the 1860 time frame. Does your line intersect any of these?
Teresa Harding Teresa Harding
July 27, 2019 @ 1:08pm
This is the area my mother and fathers families were from Irwin, Tift, Appling counties etc.Surnames Bryan, Noles, Smith, Vick, Busbin etc
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Alfred Johnson
November 25, 2019 @ 10:53pm
I don't have Gedmatch, I have 23andme, ancestry. my Johnson might be related to the late President Lyndon B. Johnson, is this your family Johnsons?
Alfred Johnson
November 25, 2019 @ 10:55pm
Teresa, I spoke with a Ron Davis in California who sent me an email about my Hardin/ Belle family line.
Alfred Johnson
November 26, 2019 @ 9:18pm
Teresa, I also sent a message to a Connie Hardin that is a match to me through my mother , K haplogroup, located in 23andme.
Michael Griffin
July 20 @ 2:01am
my family settled Irwin in 1820s then split into Berrien County in 1850. I am the Griffin family, yet have many ties due to other grandparents. Yet my Y-DNA states a Noles is my closes Y-DNA of RM269- L21 - DF63