The Bess Family of Sycamore Mills

Lydia Meador and John Best My search for the parents of Elizabeth Bess, my fourth-great-grandmother, started years ago when I built my first family tree. I had zero to go on. Family trees online were no help either, as none of them listed her parents. I truly started from scratch. Bess is a unique last …

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Anecdotes of Centenarian William Bennett

William Bennett, of the Sycamore Mills area of Cheatham County, Tennessee, lived to be nearly 106 years old. We are lucky to have a few newspaper articles about his life that were written in the early 1900s when he was still alive. See 1) Wild Bill Bennett article and 2) Article transcriptions. If you carefully …

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Moser: Timeline of Early Davidson County, Tennessee Records

I believe my Moser line descends somehow from these early Nashville Mosers. I hope this research can help out another Moser / Mosier researcher. As always, please feel free to contact me at downhomegenealogy@gmail.com. November 5, 1780? - Register date. Grant or warrant number 2299. Heirs of Francis Mosur to James Sanders: 640 acres. "On …

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David Mosier of Blue Springs Branch

The Moser, also spelled Mosier, family came to the United States from Germany in the 1700s. AncestryDNA matches me with many Moser descendants, but I haven't been able to establish a paper trail connecting my fifth great-grandfather, David Mosier. David's earliest record is the 1812 tax list in Davidson County, Tennessee. He owned 100 acres. …

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Centenarian William Bennett

William Bennett, of the Sycamore Mills area of Cheatham County, Tennessee, lived to be over 100 years old. We are lucky to have a few newspaper articles about his life that were written in the early 1900s when he was still alive. My fourth great-grandfather has countless descendants. At the time of his death in …

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