Randall Family of Maury County, Tennessee

I am researching my Randall roots. My fifth great-grandmother is Polly Randall. She was married to Reuben Owens. (Read more about him here.) Her father was likely James Randall. I have created a timeline of records to help in my search. Records Timeline *All records are from Ancestry.com unless otherwise noted. Randall spellings include Randol, …

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Reuben Owens of Maury County, Tennessee

I am searching for the parents of my fifth great-grandfather, Reuben Owens. I have composed a records timeline to help in my search. I also had my grandmother's brother take a DNA test to help with my family tree, and what I've found is detailed below. Records Timeline *Records are from Ancestry.com. February 9, 1814 …

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Owens Brothers of Georgia

I've been trying to find the parents of my fifth great-grandfather Reuben Owens. To help out, I turned to Ancestry DNA. My grandmother has passed away, so I tested her brother instead. Reuben is their third great-grandfather. This is tricky once you get back this far with DNA, but with shared matches I came across …

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W.S. Pigg Civil War Records

While exploring Fold3, I found records for a W.S. Pigg that served as a Confederate Private with Company I in the 8th Tennessee Infantry. My third great-grandfather was William Stokely Pigg, and I think this might be him. The records paint an interesting story, and I wish I knew more details. I haven't found anything …

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Martha McElroy Hilliard

Martha A.E. McElroy Hilliard was my third great-grandmother. Her parents were James McElroy and Rebecca Stokes. She married William Daniel "Dan" Hilliard. She lived her whole life in Stewart County, Tennessee. My grandfather took an Ancestry DNA test and matches high to McElroy descendants -- the McElroy blood must be strong! I wanted to learn …

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