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Peter Bozeman born about 1755, a son of Mordecai, served in the American Revolution,

received on Sept 9 1785, 4 pounds 18 shillings 7 pence for his 69 days

served in the Militia. There were other payments such as

http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~brooksgenealogy/1793Peter.jpg/1793Peter.jpg

Peter married Sarah Brown in December 1786 and on the 1790 census he had four females in the household. who might have married and migrated to Alabama

with the entire family, about 1826 - 1827.

In 1826 their property in Darlington SC was surveyed, likely to sell so they could move.

Records indicate that he had been captured at the fall of Charleston,

but managed to escape. The SC Archives on the internet lists Peter, Mordecai, John,

Paul, Phillip, Philemon, Ralph, in their Colonial Soldiers of the South.

It lists Peter receiving 100 acres of land. Paul might have been his brother.

http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/Archives/default.asp

The NC archives lists many more Bozemans in the War.

http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~brooksgenealogy/NCArchives.htm/NCArchives.htm

In 1828 Peter "wrote" letters to the American Revolutionary Claims office from

Alabama

He died in 1829 and all of his children and his wife attended the estate sale except Meady who must have died young.

His son Peter E Bozeman bought the three slaves.

http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~brooksgenealogy/EstateSale1PeterBozeman1829

http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~brooksgenealogy/EstateSalePeterBozeman

In 1838 Jesse petitions the court to sell the land that Peter owned .

It is an honor to follow up the Bozeman genealogy, from those who have gone

before us, and much gratitude is owed for the many clues they have left behind.

Tahnks to Sharon for sharing her lineage with Gilly and Peter E in Louisiana. Thanks to Richard for sharing Walter Coy Bozeman information. Thanks to Elizabeth for organizing the Ramer/ Dublin gathering at Peter Edward Bozeman's grave....Thanks to cousin Wayne Bozeman, who began this research many years ago,

and shared his father's copy of Sketches with me, and thanks to cousin

Jimmy Bozeman for getting Peter acknowledged by the DAR

This should open doors for many more Alabama Bozemans to locate their ancestors.

I am very greatful for these two leading me to find a portion of the old plantation in Hope Hull, in Montgomery Alabama where the Bozemans had settled near Benjamin Lewis, Abner McGeHee, Flinn, Campbell, Hill, Calloway, Shackelford,

http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~brooksgenealogy/Flinn-Bozeman

and to find the cemetery where Jesse is buried along with his family.

Someday perhaps, in those same woods, we will find the grave of his father,

Peter.

Notes

Mordecai and Peter, Documents

Sketches

 

Peter Bozeman  was the great great grandfather of Lorena Bozeman McClain
 
Genealogy 

My Daddy's grandparents  Jacob and Clora Cochran had both been widowed and first found

 together  on the 1880 census of Iowa. Jacob had been in California in 1860 census with a brother

while they were searching for gold and his wife Mariah was back home in Ohio with the children,

living next to his brother Alexander Cochran. By 1870 they are found exploring the Iowa Territory and he was a miner.  Years later Jacob became the first homesteader of Hill City Kansas. Jacob served in the Civil War and his grandfather might have served in the American Revolution, but there were so many Cochrans in Ohio that  it can become confusing.  Jacob's line came from a settlement in Pennsylvania, migrating from Scotland. In 1820 there are only two found in Guernsey Ohio, our William and Alexander.  Clora Jane Miller's father's ancestors came from Ireland to Rockingham Virginia, while her mother's families came through Rhode Island and New York Indian Country .

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My Mother's grandparents were in the Dublin / Ramer area of Montgomery County, Alabama formerly of South Carolina ancestry. She was raised by her mom's parents Lorena Bozeman and Charles McClain and  knew nothing about her daddy's parents, Anna Stone and William Frank Fenn.

My husband was Charles Brooks 1953-1998.

Charles Brooks had dozens and dozens of ancestors migrating into Alabama in the early 1800s. Joseph Baxley born 1815 Georgia or possibly as some speculate, in SC., married Mary Evans and named a son James H. - the tombstone of James has the middle name as Hardie. James served in the Civil War and married Louisa Miranda Holt and resided in "Holtville". Their daughter Ella Olivia Baxley married L. W. Hood and had Bessie Mae Hood who married Milton Elijah Thornton. Elijah's parents were Mary Angeline Partridge, an indian, and George Thornton, a mixed blood from Georgia, who had settled in Central, Elmore County, Alabama. Elijah's daughter, Mary Ella Thornton married James Edgar Brooks Jr. Parents of James were Susie Mae Cooper and James E Brooks Sr. James and Susie are listed on the 1930 census with both their widowed mothers. Susie's ancestors were in Chambers County about 1830: Andrew Cooper and "Alsey" from SC living near Malinda Phillips and Elijah Lee born 1777 SC. Their children Sarah F. Lee married Charner P. Cooper, a soldier from the Civil War, and had a son named Levi who moved to Hope Hull working on a farm owned by Thomas Randolph Carter, where he fell in love with the daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Carter. Parents of Thomas were "Mary" and John Wise Carter of SC who had migrated to Talledega. Thomas is buried in Hope Hull on his old plantation by his first wife Lacy Jane Bozeman. Her name was Lucy on census but Lacy on her tombstone. Thomas served in the Civil War and his grandfather Captain John Carter served in the American Revolution, along with his own father in law, John Wise of South Carolina.

The second wife of Thomas Carter was Mary Josephine Hereferd of Virginia and she was the mother of Sarah Elizabeth Carter.

Mary was not very happy with this marriage and had only the one child. She buried Thomas by his first wife. Some of Mary's family settled in Alabama and some moved on to Texas. Mary's mother was Jemima Ramsey of Virginia.

Parents of James Brooks were Annie Ballard and John Brooks of Tennesse and they are all buried at Greenwood Cemetery in Montgomery Alabama. John was a railroad man, born to Roxanna Permilia Smith of TN and a John Brooks born 1837 Pennsylvania.

John 1837 died of tuberculosis in Texas. Parents of Roxanna were Caroline Bond and Thomas Smith. Parents of Annie Ballard were Dora Craig and James Ballard of TN. Some of these families migrated into Tennessee about 1800 from the Carolinas living amongst the Cherokee Indians and Chickasaw so they could have been mixed blood. Annie's picture shows she was a dark lady with black eyes and black hair and so was her husband's features very dark but I would suspect his from the Smith side of the family.

Charles Brooks wed Kathy Cochran in Montgomery Alabama. She was at least one eighth Cherokee blood. Her parents were Anne Carter and Frank Cochran. Anne's parents were Alice Emily McClain and Cecil Earl Fenn Carter. Emily was called Emma,Ellie, and Emmer by her parents Lorena Bozeman and Charles McClain Lorena's parents were Alice Lorena Stephens and John Thomas Bozeman. Charlie's parents were Elizabeth Broadway and Josiah Marion McClain.

The father of John Bozeman was Peter Edward Bozeman, a Civil War Soldier who married Nancy Jane Anderson, and her father was Seaborn Montgomery Anderson, another Civil War soldier. Seaborn had married Lavinia Jane Sellers.

Cecil Carter's parents were Anna Lou Stone and William Franklin Fenn. Frank was born in Tuskegee to Emeline Harrell and John Fenn a Civil War soldier of Georgia. Anna's parents were Mary Ann Hendrick and Augustus Marvin Stone of Georgia. Anna divorced Frank Fenn about 1901/1902 and remarried to a Carter, then to a Dasher, as found in Georgia census records.
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  • Grandpa Charles McClain (380 KB)
    Born in Ramer
  • Family Connections (38 KB)
    My Family
  • Grandpa Abner (66 KB)
    Born in Ramer
  • Grandmothers (1 KB)
    So many in our family tree
  • Resources (1148 KB)
    Related Webpages and Articles of Interest
  • Grandfathers (1 KB)
    So many in our family tree
  • Brooks Family (3574 KB)
    From coast to coast
  • Brooks Family Update (3516 KB)
    Family Tree 
  • Grandpa Stone (90 KB)
    Augustus was the father of Anna Stone Fenn Carter
  • Anne Carter 's Grandpa's Death Certificate (458 KB)
    Montgomery Alabama 1922 death certificate of William Franklin Fenn born 1855 in Tuskegee, Macon County Alabama, former Creek Indian Nation to Emeline Harrell and John Fenn of Georgia - John had served in the Civil War and moved his family to Alabama in the 1860s.
  • Grandma Stone (88 KB)
    Augustus was the father of Anna Stone Fenn Carter and his wife was Mary Ann Hendrick of Georgia
  • Anne Carter 's Uncle Frank Fenn (18 KB)
    Her daddy's brother born 1895 resided in Coosada, had a farm on Airport Road, a family cemetery and the Church Cemetery he donated, and later his land became Coosada Elementary School. Frank served in WWI and worked for the railroad and he was the father of Bob Fenn, the principal of Robinson Springs School around 1987. Frank's tombstone is next to his brother Robert's in their family graveplot. Robert never appeared on a census record but was known as Uncle Lee.
  • Annie (440 KB)
    Annie Carter was named after her grandmother Anna Lou Stone. Annie was Kathy's mother. Annie had open heart surgery in 1980 just weeks before Beverly was born but managed to walk into that hospital to hold her first grand daughter.
  • Susie Mae Cooper 's grandfather (35 KB)
    Mary Josephine Herriferd married T R Carter and had Sarah Elizabeth Carter. This picture of Thomas shows his first wife Lacy Bozeman and their family before the epidemic. When Thomas died, Mary had him buried near Lacy
  • Anne Carter and Frank Cochran (54 KB)
    1953 by the cactus in Arizona
  • Grandpa Charles McClain (1888 KB)
    Death Certificate - his daughter Alice married Cecil Earl Fenn Carter, the son of Anna Stone. Charlie raised the children of Alice and Cecil when they died by 1939. Charlie was the son of Elizabeth Broadway and Josiah Marion McClain. Census records show the date of birth of Charlie was 1886 and all other records seem to differ because his wife was not very educated.
  • James Brooks' mother (72 KB)
    Annie Clark Ballard of Tennessee married John E Brooks and had one son named James.
  • Frank Cochran (212 KB)
    Family photo about 1937 with Frank on the left
  • William Marion McClain (1713 KB)
    Charlie's cousin by his father's first marriage. They all connect to Josiah Marion McClain born 1838
  • Mary Angeline Partridge Thornton (300 KB)
    Mother of Milton Elijah Thornton in Elmore County Alabama and the granny of Mary Ella Thornton Brooks.
  • Cemetery at Hope Hull (1 KB)
    Thomas R Carter buried near Lacy Jane Bozeman's monument but the top of his has fallen. He served in the Civil War and owned a plantation in Hope Hull. He buried her parents here in this cemetery. Cemetery located off I-65 Hope Hull Exit on the McLean Road in huge pasture on the right.
  • Frank Cochran and Son Frank Jr and son (30 KB)
    Family in Montgomery about 1993
  • Charles McClain's wife Lorena Bozeman (11 KB)
    Not sure who posted her as his mother on his death certificate. Lorena was the daughter of Alice Lorena Stephens and John Thomas Bozeman of the Dublin/ Ramer area in Montgomery County and she had indian blood.
  • Minnie Lee Gibson (83 KB)
    Daughter of Ethel Mae Bozeman's daughter Ruby Gibson - Minnie's daughter contacted me and sent the picture; please do write again.
  • Cemetery at Hope Hull (21 KB)
    Thomas R Carter buried near Lacy Jane Bozeman's monument but the top of his has fallen. He served in the Civil War and owned a plantation in Hope Hull. He buried her parents here in this cemetery. Cemetery located off I-65 Hope Hull Exit on the McLean Road in huge pasture on the right.
  • Frank Cochran's father as a child with Jacob (108 KB)
    Family in Kansas
  • Lorena's sister Ethel Mae Bozeman (91 KB)
    with husband Jace Gibson who was also first cousin to Charlie McClain because their own mothers were sisters ( Broadway ) Ruby on horse - Ruby was mother of Elizabeth who we met in Dublin at the Hills Chapel Church
  • Sam Little (984 KB)
    Uncle Sam was the son of John Wright Little and a brother to Lattie
  • Tombstone of Jesse Bozeman, father of Lacy (264 KB)
    states he was born 1793 and a tree separates him from one of his wive's graves. He came from Darlington South Carolina with his father Peter who had served in the American Revolution and their many families to settle in Hope Hull in 1826. Jesse bought 160 acres in 1827 while his father wrote letters found at the Probate Office where he expected free land for his military service. Peter died in 1829 and is buried closeby one would expect - his grave is not yet found.
  • Frank Cochran's mother Luella (119 KB)
    Luella was the daughter of Lattie Little and Ben Coonfield born in Arkansas
  • Clopton Gibson (184 KB)
    Ethel's father in law came from South Carolina
  • John T. Bozeman (3 KB)
    Son of Peter and Nancy, married Alice Stephens, having Ethel Mae and Lorena Emma Bozeman, this photo may have been taken around 1890. John is buried at Hills Chapel Cemetery in front of the church at Dublin beside his brother Peter James, who died of suicide.
  • Tombstone of Peter Edward Bozeman (1350 KB)
    Son of Martha Hill and William Henry Bozeman of Darlington SC who also settled in Hope Hull.....William was born about 1802 a son of Peter and brother of Jesse. Wm's son Peter Edward was married to Nancy Jane Anderson and he served in the Civil War and she got his pension - papers at Probate Office - Nancy had son named John Thomas Bozeman who married Alice Lorena Stephens. This tombstone is found in Dublin behind the Hills Chapel Church while his son John is buried in front of the church.
  • Frank Cochran's mother Luella's MOM Lattie (63 KB)
    Luella was the daughter of Lattie Little and Ben Coonfield born in Arkansas. This picture of Lattie shows her indian features quite nicely. Lattie Cedonia Little was born in Kentucky to Catherine Crigler and John Wright Little, who had served in the Civil War.
  • 1920 Anna Lou Stone Fenn Carter Dasher in Macon GA (133 KB)
    Apparently she is now widowed and taking care of her mother - Cecil was in Fort Bliss in the Army.
  • Home (105 KB)
    kids
  • James H Baxley (871 KB)
    Tombstone - Civil War Soldier - married Louisa Holt and had Ella Olivia Baxley who married L W Hood and had Bessie Mae Hood
  • Frank Cochran's great grandmother Crigler (323 KB)
    Luella was the daughter of Lattie Little and Ben Coonfield born in Arkansas. Lattie Cedonia Little was born in Kentucky to Catherine Crigler and John Wright Little, who had served in the Civil War. This picture of Lattie as a small child with her sister Sadonia and their mother Catherine Crigler of Kentucky. Catherine was the daughter of Catherine Roby and Abraham Crigler who were of Mixed Blood.
  • Home (131 KB)
    kids
  • Tombstone Ella Olivia Baxley Hood (94 KB)
    Mother of Bessie Mae - Ella was daughter of James Baxley in Holtville, Elmore County, Alabama
  • Frank Cochran's great grandfather John W. Little (479 KB)
    John Wright Little military description, dark complexion, black eyes, black hair, served in the Civil War, made guns, was a blacksmith, born in Kentucky 1843 to Catherine Wright and Hiram L. Little. John's family refused Indian Land Allotment. Catherine Wright Little was the daughter of Catherine Weatherford and John Wright of Charlotte VA as they married there in 1811.
  • Home (45 KB)
    Westbrook
  • Tombstone L. W. Hood (58 KB)
    Cains Chapel Cemetery at Slapout - father of Bessie Mae Hood Thornton.
  • Tombstone Bessie Mae Hood Thornton (34 KB)
    Cains Chapel Cemetery at Slapout - mother of Mary Ella Thornton Brooks
  • 1830 Alabama Creek Nation (38 KB)
    The Indian Territory that our ancestors traveled through in 1830
  • 1870 Uncle William Stone (384 KB)
    Tallapoosa County Alabama
  • Alice Lorena Stephens Bozeman (78 KB)
    Dublin burial, mother of Lorena McClain
  • Frank Cochran's great grandfather John W. Little (26 KB)
    John Wright Little military description, dark complexion, black eyes, black hair, served in the Civil War, made guns, was a blacksmith, born in Kentucky 1843 to Catherine Wright and Hiram L. Little. John's family refused Indian Land Allotment. Catherine Wright Little was the daughter of Catherine Weatherford and John Wright of Charlotte VA as they married there in 1811. This picture of John as he got older and grey.
  • 1930 James Brooks (1512 KB)
    Montgomery Alabama - wife Susie Mae Cooper
  • John W. Little's cousin Lucius Powhatan Little (40 KB)
    John Wright Little's mother had a sister Martha who married Douglas Little, a brother of Hiram. Martha named her son Powhatan in honor of their indian blood. Powhatan was a writer, lawyer and a judge in Owensboro Kentucky History books.
  • Beverly at Coosa River (816 KB)
    Surveying the Cemetery where the Baxleys are buried
  • Anne Carter Cochran (18 KB)
    Married to Frank Cochran, she had Kathy in Broken Arrow Oklahoma and then they moved to Mesa Arizona where her sons were born
  • Lucius Powhatan Little's Mother (33 KB)
    John Wright Little's mother had a sister Martha who married Douglas Little, a brother of Hiram. Martha named her son Powhatan in honor of their indian blood. Powhatan was a writer, lawyer and a judge in Owensboro Kentucky History books. This picture of Martha Wright is all we have of that lineage, lovely lady with indian features died of euthanasia according to old records of LP and his daughter Laura.
  • Holt - Baxley (794 KB)
    Louisa Miranda Holt born 1847 was granny to "Bubber" Bessie Mae Hood Thornton and great great granny of Charles W. Brooks
  • Anne Carter Cochran (59 KB)
    Birth Announcement from Montgomery Advertiser
  • John Wright Little Family Photo (39 KB)
    About 1900 he moved them all to Marble, Arkansas after his wife died and appeared on the 1900 and 1910 census
  • Cemetery Survey (213 KB)
    Beverly photographs tombstones of her great great grandparents tombstones, Mary Angeline Partridge and George Thornton, the parent of Milton Elijah Thornton near Santuck, in Central at the Mount Hebron Primitive Baptist Church.
  • Anne Carter Cochran's Daddy was Cherokee (25 KB)
    Cecil Earl Fenn Carter born 1900
  • Kathy Cochran wed Charles W. Brooks (33 KB)
    Photo taken about 1995 before he got sick with colon cancer. Charles was the son of Mary Ella Thornton and James Edgar Brooks Jr
  • Clora Jane Miller (102 KB)
    Frank Cochran's granny was married to Jacob Cochran and named a son Frank Delbert Cochran. When Jacob died the widow made her rounds, spending a few months with each of her grown children's families. She smoked a pipe, read the ashes and taught them to pop corn. her ancestors of Ireland had settled in Rockinham Virginia where we find Rev. Alexander Miller of the 1700s buried at Cooks Creek Cemetery. Clora's mother was Mary Clara Parker of Ohio, who some say made medicine with the indians, born to Sara Tefft and Archelaus Parker of the New York Indian County. Tefft has a wonderful 1600s history in Rhode Island, where one of the Uncles was hanged by King Phillip.
  • Anne Carter Cochran's Mother was mixed blood (19 KB)
    Alice Emily McClain Carter, daughter of Lorena Bozeman and Charles Allen McClain
  • Charles W. Brooks' parents (6 KB)
    Charles was the son of Mary Ella Thornton and James Edgar Brooks Jr - Parents of Mary Ella were Bessie Mae Hood and Milton Elijah Thornton. Parents of James were Susie Mae Cooper and James E. Brooks.
  • Nancy Jane Anderson Bozeman tombstone (29 KB)
    Widow of Peter Edward Bozeman, is buried by two of her sons in this family plot, not far from the Brooks and Coopers and Fenns who are also buried at Greenwood Cemetery in Montgomery Alabama.
  • Anne Carter and Frank Cochran (60 KB)
    Montgomery Alabama about 1950
  • Susie Mae Cooper's dad (50 KB)
    Levi Cooper married Sarah Elizabeth Carter and had Susie Mae. Levi's father Charner Cooper had served in the Civil War and married Sarah Lee of Chambers County Alabama.
  • Walton McClain (35 KB)
    with Charlie McClain on the farm in Ramer about 1930 - Walton joined the military for most of his life and earned his PHD. buried at Alexandria VA
  • Anne Carter 's Daddy's Death Certificate (230 KB)
    Montgomery Alabama 1939 death certificate confirms his parents to be Ann Stone and Wm Frank Fenn as witnessed by his brother Emmett Marvin Fenn
  • Susie Mae Cooper (40 KB)
    Levi Cooper married Sarah Elizabeth Carter and had Susie Mae. Levi's father Charner Cooper had served in the Civil War and married Sarah Lee of Chambers County Alabama. This picture of Susie Mae with her spouse James E. Brooks.
  • Frank Delbert Cochran (50 KB)
    Son of Clora Jane Miller and Jacob Benjamin Cochran served in WWI while Jacob was a Civil War soldier of the Ohio Infantry.
  • Susie Mae Cooper with her mother Sarah (68 KB)
    Levi Cooper married Sarah Elizabeth Carter and had Susie Mae. Sarah was the daughter of Mary Josephine Hereford of Virginia and Thomas Randolph Carter of SC who had settled in Hope Hull.
  • Uncle Cecil Earl Carter born 1932 (33 KB)
    Son of Alice McClain and Cecil Earl Fenn Carter was the father of Victoria Carter, all buried at Memorial Cemetery except Vickie who was cremated by her half sisters.
  • Susie Mae Cooper 's granny (58 KB)
    Mary Josephine Herriferd married T R Carter and had Sarah Elizabeth Carter.
  • Uncle William Lawrence Carter born 1935 (25 KB)
    Son of Alice McClain and Cecil Earl Fenn Carter he was the brother of Anne and Cecil Jr. Alice died giving birth to "Billy". Billy spent most of his life in Indian Territory Oklahoma.
  • Anne Carter and Frank Cochran in Arizona 1957 (447 KB)
    Pictures taken by Billy Carter, Anne's brother, accompanied by Lillian, Billy's first wife .
    • Peter Edward Bozeman (16 KB)
      grandfather of Lorena Emma Bozeman McClain and he was the great great great grandfather of Kathy.
    • Family Tree (8 KB)
      Charlie Brooks family on Rootsweb.com
    • Letter by Ethel Bozeman Gibson (9 KB)
      Her life as told to her children
    • Peter Edward Bozeman (1 KB)
      Beverly took me to Dublin to locate these tombstones - grandfather of Lorena Emma Bozeman McClain and he was the great great great grandfather of Kathy.
    • 1910 Charles McClain (6 KB)
      Kathy's great grandfather on census with his mother, stepfather, his own wife Lorena and baby
    • Baxley to Charles Brooks (11 KB)
      Coosa River Cemetery
    • Peter Edward Bozeman's Uncle Jesse - Hope Hull (47 KB)
      Beverly took me to Hope Hull to locate these tombstones - plus we found the grave of T R Carter, a great great grandfather to Charlie Brooks. Carter's daughter Sarah married Levi Cooper, the son of Charner Cooper.
    • 1920 Charles McClain (61 KB)
      Kathy's great grandfather on census in World War I
    • Anderson, Seaborn Montgomery, father of Nancy (16 KB)
      Nancy Jane Anderson married Peter Edward Bozeman in Dublin and they had John Thomas Bozeman who fathered Lorena.
    • John Wise Carter's land records (51 KB)
      Father of Thomas Randolph Carter came from South Carolina to Alabama.
    • Alabama Research (28 KB)
      So many ended up in Alabama
    • Mordecai Bozeman, father of Peter, John, James. (5 KB)
      Mordecai served in the American Revolution with sons Peter and John. Peter moved to Alabama about 1826 while John moved to Mississippi in 1823. James remained in Darlington County SC.
    • T R Carter (9 KB)
      Born 1820 served in Civil War, married Jesse's daughter Lacy Bozeman who died in an epidemic then married to Mary Josephine Hereford of Virginia, and had Sarah Elizabeth Carter
    • 1 Introduction (286 KB)
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    • Civil War Kin (32 KB)
      Several relatives in the war
    • Baxley, James H. buried at Coosa River (11 KB)
      Charlie's mom's great grandfather
    • Kathy's mom's great great great grandpa Bozeman (5 KB)
      Mordecai Bozeman served in the American Revolution = father of Peter Bozeman who migrated to Hope Hull who also served along with him in the War - they were paid for their services and received land grants in Darlington County South Carolina.
    • Much about my relatives (45 KB)
      Kathy's parents and their relations
    • Kathy's mom's great great Grandpa Josiah McClain (70 KB)
      Josiah Marion McClain was born in Georgia to Anna and James McClain. Josiah married first to Julia King and had a family in Georgia, then he joined the Civil War in an Alabama Infantry and was with Elizabeth Broadway by 1870 having a son named Charles Allen McClain. Charles and his wife Lorena had a daughter named Alice McClain who married Cecil Carter.
    • Census images (26 KB)
      My kin found on census records in 1790, 1800, 1810 and other good stuff
    • Genealogy (22 KB)
      Research
    • Charner P Cooper (1 KB)
      grandfather of Susie Mae "Mamaw" Cooper Brooks - Charner served in the Civil War and married Sarah F Lee of Chambers County.
    • Brooks Family (610 KB)
      Our Relatives
  • Researching The Family Tree
  • Little, Fenn, Sellers,
     
     
  • Family Tree for Bozeman, Little, Fenn, Sellers, Coonfi
    • Elzira to Jacob Cochran (9 KB)
      This letter was posted on the Iowa State GenWeb page about our
    • ancestors moving from Ohio to Iowa by wagon and about their life there
    • A few of my own notes (793 KB)
      Preserving my notes on webpages, for your perusal so do not take
    • without saying thank you for our hard work and years of study.
     
     
  • Family (25 KB)
    with much love,
  • Home School Band (235 KB)
    nice article
  • Charles Brooks (16 KB)
    died 1998 from colon cancer
  • Beautiful Day (285 KB)
    all together

  • { Anne's mother Alice McClain, daughter of Lorena Bozeman and Charles McClain
     
    Frank Cochran married Anne Carter in 1951
    If you have any documents - wills, deeds, Bible records, et cetera - which you would like to
     contribute to my files, please let me know., FRANK
     
    Genealogy
     
    Family Photo and Surnames in this Research
     
     
     
     
     
     
    1700s Georgia Land Records Following the Path of my Elders
     
  • Helpful Links (4 KB)
    Followup
  • Cousin (21 KB)
    Helpful Links
  • Cousins and Relations (257 KB)
    Helpful Links
  • Documents (191 KB)
    Some old images in my collection.
  • Notes (119 KB)
    Old Research notes
  • Tracking our roots, cross country. Many records or legal documents were lost when courthouses

     were burned, during the war, yet there were many adoptions or marriages that were never

    legalized as people simply changed their last name. Alabama didn't even start recording birth certificates until about 1908 and Kansas had a lot of errors on the birth certificates of my family...Nicknames confuse the process and back then there were many Buds, Marys, Pollys,

    Dolly, Sallys, Kitty, Bettie, and usually these nicknames had nothing to do with their legal name,

    and often times the legal name was totally forgotten by relatives and friends. Mom heard that her dad was often called Nick. His mother's name was Anna Lou yet called Annie Lee. This causes many errors on legal documents such as their death certificate...Cecil's death certificate shows his wife

    was Ellie McLain but she was legally named Alice Emma McClain and her mom called her by Emmer. Her great grandpa James McClain married a woman only known as Anna and we ask why didn't anyone ask about her maiden name or did she have an indian name before she got married....My Uncle Mat Fenn is listed as Mathew at the cemetery yet his real name was Madison and his mother Emeline was shown as Emily on the census records plus his sister Ida Fenn was listed as Ida Fennel; Fenn was actually Fann in the 1700s. Then I believe that my grandpa William Frank Fenn was really named Franklin... My Dad was Frank but was mostly known as Bud. My Uncle Cecil was mainly known as Junior. My grandmother Luella was called Lue or Rue while her sister Amy Marie was known as Aunt Mae. Luella's death certificate shows her mother's name was Gladys but it was Lattie Cedonia. My grandpa Carter's death certificate shows his wife's name as Ellie but it was Alice Emma and I always heard that her name was Emily. My husband's Aunt Billie was legally named Glennie Thornton and her sister Tutor was legally named Loraine, so I guess very few knew.
    Then some liked to use their middle name, like my Uncle Billy preferred to be called Larry...Another issue we deal with is when those native americans were baptised, they were given an English name, so if you were searching the indian rolls, which name would be used? Some just married an indian and "gave" them a Christian name...Indians also liked hearing new names and simply switched names on their own. Plus we had other families who enjoyed changing the spelling of their name like McClain became McLain/McLean/Mc Lane, or the Cochran became Cochrane and Boseman became Bozeman or Boozman or even Bosman and once found on a census looking like Bogeman and then Brooke became Brooks.
    Think about Pocahontas - she was called Rebekah. Sequoyah's real name was George Guess, which was derived from Guest or Guist and we find Gist among our relatives in the Carolinas about 1800. Chief Red Eagle was really William Weatherford, the son of Charles, yet some say previous generations spelled it as Whitherford. Then about Chief Powhatan, nobody will ever know the many names of his wives and children, nor where they migrated and the Little/ Weatherford research of Kentucky had focused on a young indian bride named Cleopatra.Few had education, could not read nor write, did not know their date of birth and many did not know their parents nor where they came from. My granny Lorena, known as Aunt Rena, had her numbers mixed up on several papers, but much of her time was spent out on the farm and not in a classroom. Her son Charles Henderson could not read nor write, signed his name with an X mark and he is buried in an indian cemetery near Fort Mitchell. Then we have the prejudiced census takers who wrote down only what they heard instead of the official spelling of names or even the racial problems they had, like the only races were black or white, and anything other than that would be called Mulatto, which really is not fair to the Native Americans that we are seeking. Indians