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Welcome to Old South surnames! If you are researching any of the following surnames from primarily Georgia and Mississippi, but also Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, etc., send us an email (see lower right corner) and let's see if we can make a connection and help each other. The oldest known person(s) in each of the lines with birth date (or approximation) is listed with the known states (county if known) where he/she was born or lived.
ADAMS, Sarah (1748 d, Spartanburg, SC)
ANDERSON, John, Sr (1732 Scotland>Kershaw, SC)
AUTRY, John Pinkney (1842 SC>Floyd, GA)
AYCOCK, William (1705 Prince Edward, VA)
BARNES, Solomon (1779 NC)
BELL, Nancy (1798 SC>GA)
BRADEN, George Hillman (1846 GA)
BRADFORD, John (bef 1864 VA?>NC?)
BRADFORD, Nancy (1784 Wake, NC>Newton, GA)
BRIDGES, Mrs. Emmeline (1816,widow, SC>GA)
BRODNAX, Thomas (bef 1600, England)
BRODNAX, Mary (abt 1618 VA?)
BROOKS, Sarah "Louisa" (abt 1835 GA)
BURTON, Charles Henry (1853 GA)
CADWALADER, Robert (d. abt. 1700 Wales>PA)
CANTRELL, Moses (abt 1765 SC>GA)
CANTRELL, Richard (1660 Derby,England>PA)
CAREY, Judith M. (abt. 1813 SC)
CARNEY, Sara (1739 VA>KY)
CHANDLER, Joel, Jr. (1740 d. NC)
COGAN, Rebecca (1660 Charles, VA)
COUGHRAN, Daisy Crischeney (1886 GA?>Neshoba, MS)
COUGHRAN, John (1791 SC>Butts, GA)
CRAWFORD, Elizabeth (VA?>Fayette,GA)
CROCKER, Nathaniel (1807 GA>Marengo, AL)
CROCKER, William C. (1831 MS)
DAVIS, Thomas "Benjamin" (1845 VA>Floyd, GA)
EASLEY, Lucinda "Lucy" (abt. 1779 SC)
EAST, Mary "Polly" (1798 SC>Gwinnett, GA)
EDWARDS, Jane (1744 d. GA)
ELLIS, John (abt 1720 VA>NC?)
ELLIS, John Walter (1845 SC>Floyd, GA)
FEASTER (PFISTER), Peter (abt 1715 Berne, Switzerland>PA>SC)
FELPS, Aquilla (abt. 1731 MD>Rowan, NC)
FLOYD, Lewis Bletcher (1783 NC>Floyd, GA)
FLOYD, Sarah Maddox or Mattox (1824 GA)
GAINES, Aaron (1821 Laurens,SC>Floyd, GA)
GOODSON, Sadonia D. (1862, MS)
GREEN, Meshach (abt. 1840 >Pendleton, SC)
GUNN, Alexander C.(1804 NC)
HAMIL, James (1799, GA)
HAMIL, Mary Ann (1825 GA>Lamar, MS)
HAMMOND, Leroy (1803?SC>GA)
HAMMOND, Mary "Caroline" (1830 GA>Floyd, GA)
HANSON, Robert (abt. 1728 Stafford, VA>Fauquier, VA
HARCUM, Hannah (abt. 1710 d. VA?)
HART, John Bryan (1760 NC>Lawrence, MS)
HERRINGTON, James (1802 NC?>Neshoba, MS)
HESTER, Alvin (1859 GA)
HORTON, Abraham (1722 Bucks, PA>Surry, NC)
HORTON, Daniel (1796 Pendleton, SC>Gwinnett, GA>AL)
HORTON, George Washington (1825 Pendleton, SC>Floyd, GA)
HORTON, Isaac (1763 Bucks, PA>Surry, NC>SC>Gwinnett, GA)
JONES, Ellis (Wales>PA)
JONES, Henry Thompson (1837 SC?>Floyd, GA)
Kerr, David (1719 Ireland / Scotland>Rowan, NC)
KERR, Eleanor (1780 Augusta,VA>GA)
KING, John (1754 VA?>Jackson, GA)
LEONARD/Lenard, Milisa (1847 MS)
LESLIE, William (1762 Ireland>GA)
MASSA, Louisa M. (1813 d. Pickens Co., SC)
McBETH, W. Archie (bef. 1830 NC>Leake, MS)
McNAIR, Daniel (1748 Scotland>GA)
McNAIR, James Daniel (1845 Talbot, GA>Neshoba, MS)
McNEIL, Catherine (abt 1750 NC>GA?)
MEDDERS, John L.(1842 GA>Floyd,GA)
NEAL, Robert (1777 VA>GA)
NEAL, Virginia Newberry (1813 GA)
PACE, Rebecca (1706 VA>Johnson, NC)
PACE, Richard (1675 Jamestown,VA>NC)
PAYNE, Henry (abt 1827 SC>GA)
PHELPS, Aquilla (1789 Rowan, NC>Floyd, GA)
PHILLIPS (Philips), Elkana C. (1817 TN>GA)
POYTHRESS, Francis (1639 England or VA)
ROBERTS, Rowland (1685 Llanycil, Wales>PA)
ROBINSON, John (1749 NC>Anderson Co., SC)
ROBINSON, Printha (1841 SC>Floyd,GA)
ROEBUCK, George (1730 Northumberland Co., VA>Spartanburg, SC)
ROGERS, Robert T. (1743 Ireland>Spartanburg, SC)
SALMON, Major Zachariah (1808 Spartanburg,SC>Floyd,GA)
SKINNER, John William (1832 GA)
SPANN, James "Wolfe",Sr (SC>Polk, GA)
SPANN, John Thomas (1869 AL/SC>Floyd, GA)
STILL, Samuel (1755 SC)
THOMASON, Sarah (abt. 1811 GA)
TREADAWAY, Thomas (1779 SC>GA?)
VICE, John (1755 VA>GA)
WALLACE, Sarah (1772)
WALTERS, John (1801 SC>MS)
WARD, Elizabeth Ann (1840, MS)
WARREN, Mary (abt. 1733 VA>SC)
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Updated September 12, 2004

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  • Ovell E. Medders Horton (24 KB)
    Ovell E. Medders Horton (1874-1902) was the first wife of Cicero Thomas Horton, daughter of John L. and Lucinda King Medders. Her children: Fahy Hammond, Horace Greely, Allen D. "Candler", and Vaughn King Horton.
  • Penny Aycock with Salmons (74 KB)
    Photo about 1902 of: Front L-R: Penny Aycock Salmon Wilkins, Annie Ree Salmon, Green Wilkins, Unknown, Carrie Salmon? Back L-R: Frank Salmon, Cornelia "Neal" Salmon, Unknown, Farris Salmon.
  • Horton's Bend, Floyd County, Georgia (90 KB)
    The story of George Washington Horton of Horton's Bend, Floyd County in NW Georgia: His ancestors and descendants
  • George Washington Horton & his 8 sons (88 KB)
    Photo from about 1900 of Front L-R: Leroy, G.W. (father), Roland (Dump), Bud. Back L-R: Al W., Dink, Ed, George, Doc Horton.
  • Baptismal group, Mt. Vernon Baptist, Floyd Co., GA (73 KB)
    Photo from the 1920s showing a group of baptismal candidates at the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, Horton's Bend, Floyd Co., Georgia
  • 3 Horton brothers atop Balancing Rock, Lookout Mt. (93 KB)
    Candler, Vaughn, and Fahy Horton pose on Balancing Rock atop Lookout Mt. near Chattanooga, TN in the 1920s.
  • Bernice V. Horton Torossian, 1920s (87 KB)
    The artistic Bernice Horton Torossian, in the 1920s. She died in 1930 of tuberculosis, as did her husband, Peter Torossian of Armenia. She was a daughter of Roland Lumpkin and Rebecca Jane Putnam Horton.
  • Mary "Caroline" Hammond Horton, 1830-1902 (55 KB)
    Caroline H. Horton, wife of G.W. Horton about 1850. She is believed to be a sister of Hiram Hammond of Forsyth Co., Georgia. Mother of 13 children.
  • Mary "Polly" East Horton & Daniel Horton (50 KB)
    Parents of G.W. Horton: Polly (1798-1854) and Daniel Horton (1796-aft. 1860) were born in South Carolina and migrated to Gwinnett Co., Georgia. They had 12 children. After Polly's death Daniel moved to Marshall Co., Alabama with six of his children and their families.
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