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Willis KILGORE, Isabella LINDSAY

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Willis KILGORE, Isabella LINDSAY

Jim Kilgore (View posts)
Posted: 10 Dec 1998 5:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 9 Jul 2013 6:41AM GMT
Looking for info on birth/siblings/parents of Willis KILGORE and Isabella LINDSAY Kilgore, parents of Constantine Buckley Kilgore (state legislator, U.S. Congressman and judge). Willis and Isabella married in Jackson Cty, GA in 1827, then lived in Coweta Cty GA until moving their family (then nine living children) to Rusk Cty in 1845, relocating to the town of New Danville in Gregg Cty a few years later. (New Danville was renamed Kilgore after "Buck" Kilgore.)

Family lore had it that Willis was born in Troup Cty, GA, but recently I checked into the history of that area, and it was Indian territory which didn't open up to white settlement until 1826, when Willis was 22 years old. Do any other Kilgore descendants have any other information on Willis or Isabella? I believe she is buried in Danville Cemetary, Kilgore. (Willis was reported missing in an early Civil War battle - no known gravesite.) Anything on Willis or Isabella before 1827 would be greatly appreciated.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Jim Kilgore 10 Dec 1998 12:00PM GMT 
fuzdawg 21 Dec 1999 12:00PM GMT 
smeddersm123 20 Jul 2001 7:44PM GMT 
patricia_deat... 29 Jan 2004 6:55PM GMT 
Mark Killgore 11 Oct 2006 7:28PM GMT 
dontspamjim 7 Oct 2012 3:43AM GMT 
Jennifer Baum... 9 Jul 2013 4:02AM GMT 
DeborahCampis... 2 Apr 2013 7:04PM GMT 
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