The families which I am researching are:
GRAHAM - Robert B. Graham who was born in Tennessee in 1824, married Eliza McLelland in 1849 in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, moved to Hunt Co., Texas in 1853. Sons: James Finley Graham and Samuel R. Graham who moved to Arkansas in the 1870s.
SMITH - Maurice Smith who moved from North Caroline via Tennessee to Tulip, Dallas Co., Arkansas. His cousin Samuel Webb Smith who moved at approximately the same time to Tulip as well as a number of related families.
MANTOOTH - Descendants of Tom Mantooth who lived in Newport, Cocke Co. Tennessee. William Manon and Mary Jane Runyan Mantooth who moved to Newport, Jackson Co., Arkansas in the 1890s.
STOCKTON - William Stockton who was born in Tennessee in the early 1800s and moved to Jackson Co., Alabama in 1820 with his widowed mother and brothr Erasmus Jasper Mantooth. Descendants moved to Ozark, Franklin Co., Arkansas in 1880.
WILLIAMS - James Lawrence Williams born in Georgia ca. 1819, lived in LaFayette, Chambers, Alabama between 1836 and 1859, married to Georgia Brantley in 1854, moved to Winn Parish, Louisiana in 1859 and then to Hunt County, Texas in 1870. Descendants to Hollywood, Clark Co., Arkansas, Malvern, Hot Spring Co., Arkansas.
BRANTLEY - Amos Brantley born in North Carolina to Georgia, son, Green Duke Brantley to Chambers Co., Alabama. Daughter Georgia Brantley to Winn Parish, Louisiana and Hunt Co., Texas.
HOLIFIELD from 1700s to 1850 NC, GA, and AL. Alsea Holifield father of Elizabeth Brantley who was married to Green Brantley.
I look forward to exchanging information with other family searchers and eventually hope to put my data base online.
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