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HAWS, NEWELL, SESSIONS posted by Carolyn E. Spidell on Thursday, July 4, 1996

Looking for info on the parents of Caroline HAWS. Caroline HAWS b. 6 Oct 1856 in Provo, Utah; md. 1 Nov 1875 in Salt Lake City, Utah; Arthur Pembroke NEWELL b. 12 Oct 1854 in Provo, Utah. Caroline died in Pima and is buried in Pima, Graham, AZ. children: Estella Elizabeth NEWELL b. 19 Aug 1876 in Provo, Utah, Utah Arthur Clark NEWELL b. 14 Jun 1880 in Pima, Graham, Arizona Guy Amos NEWELL b. 15 May 1882 in Smithville, Graham, Arizona

HENSON posted by Owen Burt on Sunday, October 13, 1996

Seeking marriage/divorce/birth/hospital/SSN/DMV records for: Vocial Lee HENSON [aka-Sally, Sallie, Sallee, Salle] c1947 Cochise, Douglas, AZ

BLOUNT, TALLEY posted by Winnie Calloway on Thursday, December 12, 1996

I would like inf on family of Susan Ann Clay BLOUNT who was married to William Madison TALLEY. They were from TN. She is buried at Graham AZ. Winnie Calloway

CLAXTON, HILL posted by Carrie Garrett Claxton on Sunday, January 5, 1997

I am looking for any info regarding father,grandparents & relatives. Grandparents: Bert Lee CLAXTON , Sarah Almetta Claxton/Sowell My father: John Wayne CLAXTON born in Douglas, AZ 1934 died in Napa, California 1964. his brothers: Wallace CLAXTON, Arizona; Bert CLAXTON( deceased); Larry CLAXTON, Napa, Calif; sister: Loveta CLAXTON/HILL, Arkansas; her son Billy HILL might be living in Bisbee. Thank you

DAVIS, ELLIS posted by Wynell Simpson on Tuesday, January 7, 1997

Looking for descendants of Emily DAVIS. Emily DAVIS was married to David DAVIS in 1860. She moved to Arizona without her husband. She left Texas after 1884. She had sons: John, Jefferson, James, Alexander, William. a daughter Mattie Martha married Abraham ELLIS and stayed in Menard Co., TX.


Horace RUSSEL was born 10 Mar 1831 in Shelby, Mc Comb, MI, and died 06 Jun 1901 in Fairview, Surray,NM. He married Lydia Ann HOBSON 02 May 1856 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, daughter of Jesse HOBSON and Catherine DOUGHERTY. Children of Horace RUSSEL and Lydia Hobson are: 1. Lydia Celestia RUSSELL, b. 18 Mar 1857, Fillmore, Mllrd., UT; d. 04 Apr 1898; m. George w. BRYANT. 2. Lewey Rodolphus RUSSELL, b. 01 May 1859, Fillmore, Millard, UT, m. a. Elizabeth Catherine DEWITT, 12 Oct 1888, Springerville, Apache, AZ b.Altamiah Sophia BILLINGSLEY, 21 Jul 1907, Thatcher, Graham, Arizona. 3. Horace Jesse RUSSELL, b. 08 Sep 1861, Deseret, Mllrd., UT; d. 14 Aug 1863. 4. Henry Utilis RUSSELL, b. 30 Mar 1863, Fillmore, Millard, Utah Trty; d. 22 Mar 1935, Mesa, Maricopa, AZ; m. Harriet Louisa BREWER, 07 Mar 1887, Snowflake, Navajo, Arizona Trty. 5. Daniel Chester RUSSELL, b. 10 Jul 1865, Fillmore, Millard, UT, d. 04 Dec 1934, Caldwell, Canyon, ID; m. Sara Jane HUNT, 07 May 1900. 6. William Randolph RUSSELL, b. 20 May 1869, Fillmore, Mllrd., UT; d. 04 May 1920. 7. Catherine Ada RUSSELL, b. 09 Jul 1871, Fillmore, Mllrd., UT; d. 31 Mar 1883; m. Isaac Van Wagner CARLING. 8. Alma Levi RUSSELL, b. 04 Apr 1874, Fillmore, Mllrd., UT, d. 27 Sep 1931; m. Lillie WILLIS.

BENNETT, WILCOX posted by Dianne Stenzel on Sunday, February 16, 1997

Seeking information on the family of Alma Harrison BENNETT and his wife Polly Ann WILCOX, also seeking their descendants. Polly was born 1836 in Franklin Co., Ohio, daughter of Elisha WILCOX. She married Alma H. BENNETT 1856 at Pleasant Grove, Utah and the removed to Safford, Graham, AZ where she died 1906. Will gladly exchange information.

DAVIS, DUNAWAY posted by Sondra K. Plantier on Tuesday, March 25, 1997

Looking for information on the births of Dennis Thomas DUNAWAY and Daryl Spencer DUNAWAY and information on the marriage of Dennis DUNAWAY and Tina Ann DAVIS

EILERE, EILERS, RUSSELL, SCHIFFMAN, WOLF posted by Pam Olson on Monday, March 31, 1997

Looking for data on Fritz WOLF who is on the 1920 census for Graham County, AZ, listed as age 49, single, stockman in cattle business. Living in Stanley Precinct #14, born in NY and owned home. His father was Fritz/Frederick WOLF(Sr) born in Germany and mother was Emma EILERE/EILERS. He had a sister Louise WOLF who married a RUSSELL. Unable to find Fritz (Jr) on 1910 or 1900 census. Did he ever marry, have children. His father's obituary states he was living in Arizona in 1931 and Fritz (Sr) had a granddaughter listed as Mrs. B. SCHIFFMAN. Any information will be appreciated. Thank you.

BOSWELL, CLIFFORD, DODGE, HAMBLETON posted by Sharen A. Chambers on Wednesday, April 2, 1997

Looking for BOSWELL family searchers. Abraham Chester BOSWELL b 29 Oct 1885 Pima,Graham,AZ he md Hulda Elizabeth CLIFFORD and died 17 Nov 1965 LaGrande,OR. He was the son of Abraham Madison BOSWELL and Hannah Marriah DODGE. Abraham Madison was the son of Abraham BOSWELL and Gerusha Lecretia HAMBLETON. Any info on this family will be greatly appreciated. Will share what I have.

JOHNSON posted by Tressia Contreras on Wednesday, April 16, 1997

I am looking for information on my Great Great Grandfather, his name was Charlie JOHNSON, he was supposed to have been killed while driving a stage coach or freight wagon in the Clifton/Morenci area in 1903 or 1904. His wife's name was Geralda, their children were George, Henry, Charlie, Louisa and Maria.

ELDREDGE, TRUE, TWEED posted by Larry Eldredge on Saturday, April 19, 1997

Hello, I am researching the ELDREDGE surname. I know that Irvin Pace ELDREDGE was born in Thatcher AZ in Feb. of 1910. I know that AZ was a territory during that time. I would be interested in getting and information on the ELDREDGE surname. I have about 400 Eldredge's and would be willing to exchange information. Also looking for TWEED and TRUE surnames. Larry Eldredge

LETE, PERES, PERES-LETE, PERESLETE posted by Alan W. Harwood on Wednesday, April 30, 1997

PERES, LETE Are there Church records available from the Morenci Catholic Chruch for births/baptisms for abt 1919? Am looking for any reference to the PERESLETE or PERES-LETE family. Thanks Alan W. Harwood

DURAN, RAMOS, ROCHA posted by Jamie Freitas on Wednesday, April 30, 1997

Seeking information on the following names: Any and all help is appreciated. (seeking to identify Native American tribal roots for Juana) Juana (or Juanita) ROCHA Born: Mar. 8, l900, (Morenci ?), AZ (as per death cert.)(no birth cert. on file in Az for the year 1900) Father: Gavino ROCHA b. Arizona Mother: Petra RAMOS b. Morenci, Arizona Brother: Geronimo ROCHA Sister: name unknown Placed: in St. Joseph’s Catholic Orphanage, Tucson and released 1912 to Mrs. Geronimo ROCHA Lived with: 1912 - 1916 RAMOS family, in Morenci, AZ (they owned a restaurant) Married: 1916 Joseph DURAN, (in Morenci? No record found in Pima county - they suggest it may be Graham or Greenlee) Children: 1918 Elishio DURAN (lost contact, missing since 1930) 1922 Alicia 1925 Aurora 1927 Rudy 1930: Separated from Joseph DURAN. Child custody proceedings in Tucson. (no records found) Married: Leo Gascon. Settling in Stockton, CA via Utah where they worked farms. (no marriage record found in Arizona) Children: 1932 Dolores Lucy Victor 1939 Adelina (died 1980) Juana died: 1968, Stockton, CA