Queries with surname of H

HALL, Ben – Searching for info on Ben HALL, killed by strikers in Birmingham AL in 1919. He was a guard at a nearby mine & was shot as he sat in his office. According to a Talbot Co, Ga newspaper he was brought home & buried in Talbot Co Ga. His wife was Mamie (Mary) Kellum Hall.  I believe he was 38 when he died & may have had 2 sons. Would appreciate any info on him or the strike.  Please contact Diane Spaar at jspaar@bellsouth.net [posted March 29, 2000]

HALL, Pinkney –  I am looking for any information I can get on a Pinkney Hall.  He married Nancy Mackie in Jefferson County and his children were Addie, Lula, Seaborn and Alto.  I think his fathers name was Abraham Hall but I am not sure.  I have heard stories that Pinkney’s mother was a Cherokee Indian and that his father traded 2 horses for her.  I cannot verify this though.  Any information would be helpful.   Please contact Jackie Rightmire at jrightt@yahoo.com or (702)650-0043.   [posted August 16, 2005]

HALL, Shorter Cornelius b:28 Aug 1877, Springville, AL son of Thomas Hall and Martha Missouri Gibbs. Shorters siblings Dolphus Hall, Ira Hall and Lillie Hall. I am seeking information on This family as well as Abraham Hall, who was Thomas Halls father. Abraham Hall married Sarah Kilgore and their children were: Thomas Hall, Pinkney Hall, Almus Hall and Josephine Hall. Contact: Ray Walker, PO Bx 26331, Birmingham, AL 35260-0331, Phone (205)822-1758, or at rewalker@mindspring.com.  [posted March 29, 1998]

HAMILTON, Samuel H.  – I am looking for parents and ancestors of Samuel h. Hamilton a birmingham police officer killed in 1907, father of Daniel Hugh Hamilton.  Please contact Mike Burchfield at mikeeele3@gmail.com   [posted December 14, 2008]

HAMMACK, William Robert – William Robert Hammack and Olive Justin Hammack. Trying to find information on my paternal grandparents and further back.  William Robert Hammack, Sr. b. 1886, d. 1964; married Olive Justin b. 1894 d. 1961; lived in the Birmingham area; burried in Valhalla Cemetary, Bessemer, AL. His parents William M. Hammack and Alice Machey; her parents Charles Justin and Anne (Annie) Garrity.  Any information would be appreciated. Please contact Harlan Hammack at  hhammack@yahoo.com   [posted October 20, 2005]

HANCOCK, James R. – James R. Hancock was born in SC ABT. 1797.  He died in Jefferson County Five Mile Beat, District 31 September 12, 1854. Cause of Death was a Rattle Snake Bite while out hunting. (Death Notice from The Jones Valley Times – August 12, 1854 “We regret to learn that Mr. James R. Hancock , formerly of this county removed to Walker, while out hunting a few days ago, and just after shooting a deer, was bitten on the leg by a rattlesnake and died shortly afterwards.) He is buried in the old Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery which is now part of Shanghai Cemetery, Jefferson County, Alabama. His wife’s name was Maja (surname unknown). They had 5 off spring that I am aware of. Hardy Harry Hancock, born 1817 SC died April 14, 1871 (April 20, 1871 The Sun Hardy HANCOCK, for many years a citizen of our county, died at the residence of Alfred JOHNSON, near this place, on Friday, 14th instant.  Mr. HANCOCK had visited our own business, and was on his way home, when he was taken suddenly ill.  He was assisted to his bed, and was thought to be quietly resting after his fatigue, and when a member of the family visited him, and endeavored to arouse him, he was found to be dead..
April 27, 1871: The News did not announce the death of Mr. Alfred JOHNSON, as stated in the Sun, but rather the death of Mr. Hardy HANCOCK, at the residence of Mr. JOHNSON.   We simply make the correction for the Sun, as Mr. JOHNSON being now in good health, objects most seriously to his unexpected demise as announced.) Henry S. Hancock b ABT. 1826 SC died unknown data James R. Hancock b. November 1829 SC died ABT. 1900 Walker County, Alabama Francis Marion Hancock b. SC ABT. 1831 died Died September 14, 1893 Jefferson County Alabama buried in Graham Cemetery, MT. Olive, Jefferson
County Alabama.
My main interest is James R, Hancock and his wife Maja.  Also I would like to know if the Jefferson County Cemetery Books are available. Thank you in advance for your assistance.  If you have any information on James R. Hancock, please contact Bob Binstein, Winnetka, California, at just-bob@pacbell.net    [posted March 19, 2005]

HAND, Robert Edward – Need parents/siblings of Robert Edward Hand born 9 Oct 1911, d: 5/3/1952.  This is all the info I have of my grandfather.  He moved to N. IN and married before 1945.  If anyone has any info, please share.  Please contact Robert E Hand III at  Bioblue@aol.com  [posted   January 23, 2009]

HANKINS, J.(John) C.(Calloway), b. Roane Co.,TN 1818,d.5 Jan.1873 Catoosa Co.,GA, m.Sarah J ? abt 1846 d.2 Apr 1867 Catoosa Co.,GA. Was in Co.B, 5th Bn TN Confederate Army. Discharged at Eagle Furnace, Roane Co.,TN. Who were his parents, and what was his wife’s maiden name? Contact: Mildred Kent at jkent3000@charter.net. [posted April 7, 1998]

HANNAH, Martha Jane – Martha Jane “Matt” HANNAH m. to Rev. Cogar L.Parsons raised family in Tuscaloosa Co.AL late 1800’s-Early 1900’s want info on Matt’s parents and her sibs.  Please contact Georgia Garrett at  yhammer42@yahoo.com  [posted March 2, 2001]

HARDIMAN/HARDYAN, Mary Elizabeth – Looking for family history on MARY ELIZABETH HARDYMAN born born 9-25-1864 died 7-17-1967 burried in Adger Cemetery. Married to ROBERT L HARDYMAN born 9-13-1861 and died 3-31-1937 also burried at Adger. They had a son EDMUND TYLER HARDYMAN who married a MAUREEN JONES and they had a daughter ELIZABETHA HARDYMAN born 8-2-1929(my mother) who married BRADY M GRIMES (My Father).EDMUND TYLER was supposed to have killed his father ROBERT and did time for it in 1937. It is unknown where EDMUND or MAUREEN are burried at. I have no information at all on HARDYMAN further back than that. Supposedly MARY and ROBERT had several children and they are possibly burried at ADGER also. I have no information on EDMUND HARDYMAN or MAUREEN JONES other than what is here. Please contact Phillip Grimes at pgrimes@kc.rr.com   [posted October 1, 2000]

HARPER, Joe – Joe Harper b. abt 1897   d.. 5-7-1950  Wife Daisy Harper.  Joe HARPER worked for the Iron Ore Mines according to the 1930 Jefferson County AL, Bessemer location census.  In the household was his brother, John T.HARPER, who also worked atthe Iron Ore Mines. Joe and wife Daisy (maiden name unk) had four girls at the time of the 1930 census: Edna E. Harper b.abt 1919; Francis M. Harper b.abt1920; Martha A. Harper b.abt1924; and Billie R. HARPER B.ABT 1926.John T. HARPER was shot in the back during a strike at the mines, only injured not killed. The artice appeared in the Birmingham News in the middle 1950’s according to family tales.  I would appreciate information on this family very much. I will remit any charges or fees.  In appreciation, Mary Hanson HARPER descendant and researcher, 61095 Hwy 278 east, Amory Ms 38821. Please contact me at  merrily2003@yahoo.com    [posted April 26, 2005]

HARRISON, Marvin Luther – I am looking for the family of Marvin Luther HARRISON b. circa 1885, probably in Morgan or Bessemer, Alabama I believe his father was Rev. W. S. HARRISON (pastor of Canaan Baptist Church beginning June 1906 until ?). Married Jessie Mae Perry.  They had 6 children: Annie [Yarbrough], James, Joe Dan, Willie Mae [(Tootsie) Bird], Clay and Horace. Seeking parents and siblings.  I can be reached at:Yarbrough36@aol.com or Lois Anderson, 1604 Colleton Drive, Beaufort, SC 29906  [posted May 12, 2000]

HARVEY, ,Farmer – immigrated to NZ circa 1870 from Walsall Birmingham. wifes name ann nee Forrester three maybe four english born children.  Mothers name Eliza Houten; fathers name Henry Harvey.  Require date of birth and childrens names and dates of birth. Please respond via email address submitted. cockburn_family@hotmail.com   [posted February 14, 2000]

HATCHER, William Henry.  Born 24 May 1874 in Birmingham, AL.  Trying to find information on paretns, birth information, etc. Eric Abrahamsen eandcabe@elite.net / eandcabe@juno.com    [posted February 14, 2000]

HAWKINS, Sarah – My G Grandmother Sarah Hawkins said to be full blooded Cherokee Indian m George W James b 1858. They are both buried at Calcedonia / Crooked Creek with no markings on the stones. Their son William Luther James b 1883 Sardis, Jeff Co, Al lived at New Bethel near Warrior, Al.  Anyone with info or suggestion, please contact Lorene Jones at lorenejones@swnm.com  [posted November 11, 2000]

HENDERSON, Lewis or Louis – Need information on Lewis HENDERSON, was in the army in about 1944 thru 1947.  He married Lucile Anderson (Jackson) in or about 1947.  He worked at the coal mines in Birmingham.  His father’s name was A J Henderson. He has a daughter born in General Hospital in Birmingham and possibly a son.  Please contact Paulette Henderson at punderwraps@aol.com   [posted September 7, 2000]

HENRY, John Aldolphus –  I am looking for information on family of John Adolphus Henry who was born on 31 July 1884 in Birmingham, Alabama to parents, Sam Henry and Sallie McClotchey (spelling uncertain).   Both parents were born in Tennessee.  John A. Henry was an undertaker and is buried in Rocksprings, Edwards County, Texas.  Help is appreciated.  Contact Sandie Henry at sandie@nwol.net   [posted February 4, 2001]

HENRY, Caroline –  I am looking for a Caroline Henry who married J. H. Pretidge who was born in 1836 in AL and later served in the Civil War and afterwards lived in Texas, arriving Eastland Co., TX ca 1872.  Thanks for any help.  Contact Nancy A. at unab22@worldnet.att.net.  Our Home Site – http://home.att.net/~unab22    [posted October 6, 1999]

HENRY, Mary Ann – I’m seeking information on Mary Ann Henry who married William B. Cain,December 22, 1842 in Montgomery County, Alabama.  I would be most grateful for any help.  Ann Vaughan Richards at  richardsae@panama.gulf.net [posted August 19, 1999]

HENRY, William F – Looking for the family of William F Henry b. Dec 1851  AL.  I have no idea of where in AL or any of his relatives.  Thanks for any help. Pam Johnson at bethany263@yahoo.com  [posted August 19, 1999]

HERRING, John William – looking for information about family of HERRING, JOHN WILLIAM B:06/06/1855 city of irondale,jefferson co.,AL.d:1919,irondale,jefferson co., AL.married 1891 to Hattie STACKS. they had three children:william preston,silas,john.john william is my great grandfather.I am looking for information of john’s father and mother,place of birth.john william was a miner and a farmer in in the town of Irondale.also he is buried in the Bass Family cemetary,Irondale along with wife hattie.I am looking for any information on john william and his family.I wish to correspond with anyone who is researching the HERRING line.please contact jrh063047@aol.com  or write me at 17890 nw 251st terr High Springs,Fl 32643.  am also researching the Stacks, Bass, Mcdaniels families    [posted April 1, 2006]

HILL, John William – Looking for information about John William Hill, born March 3, 1849 in Birmingham, Alabama ?.  Died: August 7, 1925 in Oklahoma.  Married Julia E Goode in Springville, Alabama on January 1874.   John’s name was misspelled John W. Well on the marriage license.  Children:   William Madison Hill, Carrie Hill (Cochran), Daisy Hill (Murphy), Alice Hill (Woods) Vida Hill, all born in Alabama and John H. Hill born in Texas.  Looking for parents of John W Hill, last info is 1870 Census in St Clair County in Springville, Alabama.  Also researching Goode, Vinson or Vincent families.  Please contact me at RonRHil@msn.com  or Ron Hill, 270 Aqua Marine Dr., Oak Point, Tx  75068-2269    [posted May 14, 2004]

HODGES, James B. –  James B. HODGES died of accidental electrocution in New Guinea in WW II.  His widow was Sue HODGES and he was living in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1942 when he joined the Air Force.  I am trying to contact any family members regarding an item which has been found in Australia pertaining to James B. HODGES.  Please contact me, Charles Gailey, at ckgailey@hotmail.com or write me at Charles Gailey, 5603 Kings Park Drive, Springfield, VA 22151.   [posted October 24, 2005]

HOLCOMBE, John Robert – Need marriage information for John Robert HOLCOMBE to Callie Oglesby LEE which occurred between 1904 and 1910 IN Alabama.  At the time of his death, he lived at 744 30th Street SW, Birmingham, Alabama. Two known children of this marriage are  Aubrey Jackson HOLCOMBE and Carolyn Louise HOLCOME.  Contact Buford Braswell at FRBOAL@JUNO.COM  [posted August 16, 2000]

HOLIDAY, John H. – Looking for descendents of John H. Holiday (Holliday).  He married Sophia Malone in 12/1888. In the 1900 census, there were nine children conceived at that time, but only six were living.   The only names that we have of the children including my grandmother is Marie, Marcella, and Cleo.  They lived in the area of Colbert County in Alabama. After the death of Sophia (sometime in 1920’s) he remarried a lady by the name of Anna. Please contact Sharon Street at sds9753@yahoo.com    [posted September 28, 2003]

HOLSOMBACK, Abraham – married to an Eliza(?) (my GGGGrandparents) they moved from Edgefield, SC to Shelby County, AL between 1815-1820. Derrick(son) married Ellen(d) or Lawley, John(son) married Margaret Lawley (my GGGrandparents), Hiram(son) married Rebecca Walker (my GGGrandparents), Derrick (John’s son) married (#2) Epsie Holsomback (Hiram’s daughter)(my GGrandparents), Will (derrick’s son) married Jimmie Lee Jarvis (my Grandparents), Hershel (Will’s son) married Phyllis Beckwith (my mother and father), Vivian (Hershel’s daughter) married Andy Catherman.  Some or most of these are buried at the Macedonia Cemetery in Pea Ridge/Montevallo area of Shelby County, AL. I have more info. If this sounds familiar or any ties please e-mail me at Vcjc11173@aol.com.   [posted March 29, 2000]

HOPKINS, William Samuel – I need any info I can get on the Hopkins family from Jefferson,Shelby,Talledega,Clay counties 1800’s-early 1900’s. I am most interested in finding information on my great-grandparents, Hopkins, William born 1861 in Alabama. Married Mary E. “Mollie” Wilkins in Clay County, Alabama 1882. Family is found Madison County, Al. census 1900. I believe the family moved back to the Talladega County area after this date. Children: Ida Belle, Jeff Henry, Thomas, Cludie, Edgel, and Emma Daisy. Looking for William’s parents and siblings. I find him on Alabama Land Patent 1901 Cullman Co. I will appreciate any info you may be able to give me. No family records and desperate!!!!!  Contact Gloria Jerkins at Gmjerkins@aol.com[re-posted March 30, 2000]

HORAN, Edward – Desire any information on descendants of Edward HORAN, especially female descendants.  Edward’s children were born in Ohio and Kentucky.  He moved to B’ham about 1883 and was foreman at L&N blacksmith shop.  My grandmother was one of the children and she married in B’ham in 1900.  Any information would be appreciated.  Please contact Glen Galbaugh at GinDecatur@aol.com[posted June 21, 2000]

HUBKA, James – Birth name of James Hubka.   My grandfather was born in Birmingham Alabama in 1910.  I do not know his mother’s name or his father’s name.  I do know he worked at U.S. Steel in Fairfield, AL and at Lloyd Noland Hospital.  He married Helen Ruth Buttram and had three children.  He passed away in 1982.  I need some information on his parents.   Thank You.  Please contact Cheryl Adams at cheryl_99_61@yahoo.com    [posted October 6, 1999]

HUDSON, John Abner – John Abner Hudson Brn 6 Nov 1859.  May have had a brither named William. Father name may have been Jim from Ga. Born 6 Nov 1859. Married to Anna Dickie and then to Ida Dyess. royhud@comcast.net    [posted January 15, 2005]

HUGHES, John Henry – Marriage of John H Hughes to Sara Elizabeth Dobbs.  I need any info on john henry hughes b:1897 we dont know where but were told he wasn’t from alabama, maybe, and he’s a traveling salesman.  He married Sara Elizabeth Dobbs and they had twins, 2 yrs old (one was my g father) when he died in a car accident in jefferson co alabama in 1922.  Bible records found in Sara’s father’s bible is a news article from portland michigan refering to a david and william hughes.  hope someone can help us solve the mystery!   Please contact Cindy Manasco at deepsnowgirl@aol.com.   [posted March 29, 2000]