introduction - Jan McChesney
Subject: introduction
From: Jan McChesney
Date: May 30, 1998

Hello everyone:  I am not new..I have been here about 4 weeks..and I have
contributed, lurked, peeked and queried..I live in New Hamp. and I have been
doing this about 5 years. I have the pleasure of using a computer which has
shaved off light years of seeking. Everyone has been great to work with.  I
will list my surnames ..if anyone can help it is always appreciated.  I will
do index look-ups on Madison County, Ga. I have : Probate Records 1812
@1870, Madison Co., Ga. Census 1820-1860; Madison County, Ga. Cemetary Book.
A lot of SC folks drifted across the Savannah to that area..
My surnames:
WILLIAM CARITHERS(Caruthers) b. April 12 1754
    d. Abbeville SC Aug 23 1826  Rev. Soldier Land Grant/Will
    m. Elizabeth (Hagood??????) June 22 1779 "at a fort near the Savannah
Children: Elizabeth b. 1780
                Sarah b. 1782
                Mathew  b. 1784
               James D. b. 1786  m. Miss Swansey
               Samuel L. b. 1791 m. Elizabeth Johnson (cousin)
               WILLIAM C. b. 1788 m. Mary Elizabeth Griffith
               John G. b. 1793
               Robert  b. 1800 m. Hannah Parks
              Hugh Means b. 1796  m. Miss Gallaspie (gillespie)

WILLIAM C. CARITHERS  d. May 27 1855 Madison Co. Ga. m. Mary Ann Griffith
d/o Robert Griffith and Sarah Brawner
Robert Griffith b. 1814 Mad Co. Ga. m. Weeks
William Middleton b. 1816  Ga. unmarried
John Richmond b. 1818 m. Elizabeth Griffith
JAMES YANCY  b. 1821 m. Mary Elizabeth Ball
Sarah Parolee b. 1823 m. Robert Thomas Carithers (cousin)
Hugh Alfred b. 1827 m. Mary ann Griffith
Amanda Jane b.1830 m. Dr. Berry M. Thompson
Mary Francis b. 1833 m. Robert McEntire
Walton James b. 1835 m. Elizabeth Hitchcock

JAMES YANCY CARITHERS  d. June 6 1867 NC (unproven)
 m. Mary Elizabeth Ball of Laurens Co., Ga. @1858
was conscripted; died..all unproven..shown on DeKalb Ala 1850 Census..
need help here....he has disappeared from all records...

b. Jan 12 1863  Gadsden Ala  d. 1928 Dallas Tx m. Irenda Louise Nunley
(widow) of Tenn.

William Joseph
They Had:
MARJORIE FAE CARUTHERS (My mother)..b. Dallas Tx Feb 9 1909
d. Phila Pa Oct 12 1954

I have tons more of this..but this is the heart of it..anyone who can help
with added information will be deeply appreciated...
Major Needs:
Where was William Carithers born?  His parents?
Where is James Yancy Carithers..Buried? Did his widow remarry and Amanda and
Alabama were from this marriage....?

Thanks for listening..Jan

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