My name is Beth [Drake] Williamson. I am a native Texan. The surnames I am researching are listed below:
Drake-- Illinois, New Jersey Samuel A. Drake b. NJ abt 1804, son Joseph Cullen Drake, grandson Samuel Palmer Drake.
Wilkins-- North Carolina, Texas John Wilkins, b. NC, d 1844, Missouri, son Matthew R. Wilkins, grandson George Alexander Wilkins.
Trimble-- Arkansas, Virginia Moses Trimble b abt 1784, son Richard Trimble, grandson William Wallace Trimble
Bobo -- Virginia, Gabriel Bobo, his descendant Jeremiah Bobo b. 1816
Moore-- Illinois, Huram "Hugh" Moore b. abt.1835, son of James Moore b. Winchester, Scott Co Illinois, son of John Moore of Rowan Co NC, who married Mary Beaman
Putnam-- Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Illinois, Texas, Stephen Carlos Putnam b. 1814, son of John Adams Putnam b. 1787, descendant of John Putnam & Priscilla Gould of Salem, MA
Tenney-- Massachusetts, New Hampshire David Tenney b. 1796, married Emily Owen,descendants of Thomas Tenney of Rowley MA David and Emily's daughter Amelia Lavinia married Stephen Carlos Putnam
Newsom-- Virginia, Alabama Nathan Newsom b. 1791, son of William Newsom & Margaret Speece
Irwin-- Alabama John Franklin Irwin b. 1823
Palmer-- Dorsetshire, England, Illinois John Palmer b. abt 1797, his son John Palmer b. 1805,his granddaughter Martha Palmer b. 1838 married Joseph Cullen Drake
These are my husband's ancestors about whom I have data: Williamson-- Alabama, Texas, William Elihu Williamson b. 1833, son of Robert Williamson
Stuart-- [Stewart] Pennsylvania, Texas, Alexander Stuart b. abt 1686 Arrived Pensylvania at age 12 indentured servant
Foster-- Mississippi, Texas Randolph Foster,George Poindexter Foster b.1845, sons of John Foster. Randolph in Texas by 1819.
George's son Calvin Augustus Foster, Calvin's son Gibeon Ainsworth Foster.