Family Files Submitted by Members of the Root Seekers Genealogical Society
Root Seekers Genealogical Society here presents GEDCOM and other family files from the computers of members of the society. GEDCOM is an acronym for GEnealogical Data COMmunication which was developed by the Mormon Church to exchange genealogical data between different programs and computers. The original plan for these files was to present them in GEDCOM form but with the excellent submissions by members of the Society, we have expanded our offerings to include Adobe Acrobat files in pdf format. Our sincere appreciation goes out to those Root Seekers who continue to share their research with other family history researchers.
We have files of our family to share.
This is the story of Milton Jared Tillery covering as much as is known of his early childhood, his Civil War Experience, and his genealogical lineage compiled by Edgar C. Tillery and submitted by Marian Tillery.
Most of his Civil War experiences was obtained from a book written by W.W. Heartsill, entitled “Fourteen Hundred and Ninety-One Days in the Confederate Army.” This book was printed by Heartsill himself, in his mercantile and grocery store in Marshall, Texas. He hand-printed only 100 copies of his day by day diary, no doubt, intending to give a copy to each of the original 100 members of his company, “The W.P. Lane Rangers.”
Milton Jared Tillery received one of the original unbound copies which he later had bound in Shreveport, La., and it has remained in the family. It is presently in the possession of Judge Claude Williams of Dallas, Texas, a grandson of Milton Jared Tillery.
The genealogical data was obtained from the family bible of Milton Jared Tillery, census records, county court records, church and parish records, and personal interviews.
Once again, Carrie Woolverton presents a family history of the descendants of her great grandparents, Jesse Craft and Lena Marie Bills Wilson. Here you will find ten generations of family trees, a military honor roll listed by service and wars in which the individual participated, family crests, and other family related items such as personal letters, stories, and pictures. This is another of Carrie’s excellent family books.
Here is another excellent family book presented by Carrie Anne Woolverton. This one, like the one written about the Bell family, is well documented with many images, a military roster, family tree, and descendancy file, and a list of family members. You will find information about the Woolverton family, Haralson, Schalchll, Barkowski, Gribble, Johnson and other related families.
Carrie Woolverton, a great granddaughter of Preston and Rushia Bell submits this well done family history book which she has drawn from her research. In it you will find family history reports, descendant charts, drawings, photographs, and an index listing family relationships which include not only the Bell family, but Childs, Roberts, Little, Reed, Jensen, Funk, Beane, Franks, Wolfinbarger, Little, Snow and others.
The Monk family and their related family, the Owens, were some of the early families of Henderson County. This family file is submitted by Carolyn Bostain the great, great granddaughter of Zachariah Marion Monk.
(The above is a family sheet, not a GEDCOM file.)
From the Jarl of More to Thomas Stokes, if you want to learn where the Stokes family came from and how they got to England, click on the link here and find out about their connection with William the Conqueror, 1066, Norsemen, and Normandy.
There is room for more!