Queries 2000

Last update: December 30, 2000


HELP! Date: July 4, 2000. Subject: Spanish American War Veterans from New Mexico. Can you help us identify these Spanish American War Veterans? Contact David Minton. David thinks these are New Mexico Veterans. Click on the URL to view the pictures. http:⁄⁄www.nmchaves.net⁄nmchaves⁄chavread.html The thumbnails and the text are linked to the larger photos, which are about 1 MB apiece. Be patient while they load, if you click on the links


Sent: Saturday, December 30, 2000 7:29 AM. Subject: Lea County Query. Green Berry Phillips  Ida Lillie Elisabeth Talbert married 1910 Lovington, New Mexico. Their first child Tethia Ester Phillips was born there in 1912. Ida Lillie Elisabeth's father and mother were Lewis Huffman  Ida Belle Talbert. Does anyone kndow anything about these families? Thanks, Beverly Holbert.

Sent: Monday, December 04, 2000 5:05 AM. Subject: Lea Co. Query. Looking for any information about Sherman Morgan WRINKLE. He was my grandfather. I believe he was the caretaker of the Lovington cemetery. He and my grandmother,Opal Maude Rhoades are probably buried there. Any information about her would also be appreciated. Robin Brollier (Robin1967@email.msn.com)

From: To: Sent: Tuesday, November 28, 2000 12:26 AM. Subject: Lea Co. Querry. I am requesting information regarding my grandfather Jack KELLOGG. I know very little about him other than his name Jack KELLOGG (Do not know whether this is the correct spelling). All I know is that he was likely from Lovington and maybe Hobbs and that he was killed in W.W.II. He was probably born between 1918 and 1922. My name is Randy and my e-mail address is Colekrew@aol.com. Thanks.

Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2000 3:32 AM. Subject: Lea County Query. Looking for information about my ggrandfather, Robert Scott JONES. He and his wife, Minty R. Lane JONES moved to the Tatum area in 1909 from McLennon Co. Texas. He died in 1942 and I believe he is buried , along with his wife, in the Tatum cemetery. Would like to correspond with any Jones researchers. My email address is springcreekhi @yahoo.com. Thanks, Jean.

Sent: Sunday, November 19, 2000 4:38 AM. Subject: Lea County Query. Oscar WOOD died in Lovington in 1940. He had several brothers and sisters. His mother also died in Lovington. I'd like to correspond with any WOOD researchers. Thanks, Charles Barnum.

Sent: Friday, November 17, 2000 3:50 PM. Subject: Lea County Query. I am looking for information on my grandfather, Robert E. LEE, who lived in Hobbs for several years. He was born June 19, 1907 to the parents of J.L. LEE and Nellie LEE. He married Claudia D. Bruce of Haskell County, Texas. Claudia D. LEE I was told that that my grandfather followed the rodeos and went by the name of Buster. He had one daughter whose name was Barbara Ann LEE who graduated the Hobbs High School in 1950's. She later married her high school boyfreind, Charles Neithercutt shortly after graduating. Any information will be of interest. Thanks, Jennifer.

Sent: Tuesday, November 15, 2000 7:34 AM. Subject: re: Lea County Queries. I am researching the ERFFIE E. d. abt 1958 and OPAL (COCHORAN) ROBERTS. Their son BILLY RAY ROBERTS (m) LORENA. Bill and Lorena had the fowlling children: 1. Glen; 2. Steven b. 15 Apr 1956; 3. Marty. Any information anyone would have would be greatly appreciated. My e-mail address is twilliams@csonline.net. Thank you, Tina Roberts.

Date: Sunday, October 01, 2000 5:52 PM. Subject: Lea Query. Seeking information on any Syphrett family or descendants from Lea Co. Mary Ann Martina Burdett airred Jasper Alexander Syfrett 27 November 1873 in Marquez, Leon Co., Texas. They were living in Knowles, Lea Co., NM prior to 1921. They had a daughter Ella Leola. Any information or direction appreciated. Thanks you, Gayle Hennington Van Horn. Mmailto:gayle@webworkz.com

Date: Monday, September 25, 2000 9:06 PM. Subject: Lea County Query. I have a photo of my Great Grandmother Martha WEBB taken Oct. 1951. She was in a nursing facility at the time and we believe it may have been in Lea County, NM, Hobbs or Lovington. One wing of the building is two story (mid section may be taller), white adobe and looks like there was a large rock planter with horseshoes embedded in the rock, in the drive or parking area. She was b. Aug. 1856 GA , married Alexander WEBB 1871. Children were James Newton (my grandfather), Arnold b. 9-1881, Harold b. 6-1889, Lula b. 11-1893, all born in Alabama. They were in Comanche Co. TX Census 1900. If anyone can help in discovering where this photo was taken, i would apprecitate it very much. My email is juliawal@flash.net. Thank You, Julia Walker.

Subject: Lea Co Query . Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2000 15:51:35 EDT . I am searching for lineage of WOODWARD, Robert Owen. Born in Lovington, NM approx 1924. He worked at Hobbs Air Base in 1944. Any info would be helpful. Please email Michael Woodward at ... sfomichael@aol.com. Thank you. Thanks, Michael Woodward sfomichael@aol.com

Sent: Sunday, May 21, 2000 7:03 PM. Subject: Lea Query. I'm looking for lineage for Leo V. SIMS, 6⁄2⁄21--4⁄4⁄98. Longtime resident of Lea Co. Any info helpful. Thanks, Samantha Sims.

Sent: Thursday, April 27, 2000 5:58 PM. Subject: Lea Query. I am trying to locate Alene Garvin or some of her family. She was known to live at Lovington, New Mexico in April 1972. I am doing some genealogy that includes her Father Charley Jones, late of Quinton, Oklahoma. Would be glad to share my research with anyone that is interested. Thank you, Norman Davis. ndavis@webcombo.net

Sent: Saturday, April 08, 2000. Subject: Lea County Query. The last know address of my great uncle is Hobbs, NM His name was Albert S. McLeod. b. 08 Aug 1926 d. 27 May 1984 If anyone has any info about where or how he died of about family he may have had in Hobbs please get back to me. Thanks, my name is Carey Wyatt my e-mail is kkandco@aol.com

Date: Saturday, February 19, 2000. Subject: English m. Foster. I am looking for any information on any of these people: Delbert Lee ENGLISH b.27 Jan, 1910 in Arkansas d. 2 Feb 1990 in Roswell, NM m. Mary Elva FOSTER 18 Oct, 1930 in LOVINGTON, NM. She was b. 29 Sep, 1911 and d. 16 Feb, 1998 in Dexter, NM. Delbert's Father was Robert Louis I English 1885-1997 and his MThanks,other was Enda VERNON d. 1956 Elva's Father was Albert Parks Foster 1876-1957 and her mother was Rachel Lou Ellen McCOLLOUGH 1886-1952. One of Delbert and Elva's 12 children was named Mary Evelyn (English) who married Charles Calvin FERRANTE 12 Jun, 1954. They lived in Lovington, NM. Mary and Charles had 5 boys: Charles Michael, Leslie Calvin, Robert Stephen(Robbie), Delbert Lee(Burt) and Jon Patrick. Charles Calvin died when an oil truck was in and accident with his car and burned. Mary Evelyn later married Bobby Lee GRISSOM in 1966 and Mary and Bobby Lee had one child Keith Alan Grissom. Mary later died(Apr 1974) of Lupus in Roswell, NM. Any information on any of the people would be most helpful, R. Fowler.

Date: Monday, February 14, 2000. Subject: Lee County Query. My Great-Uncle Seth ALSTON had received land patients in your county. My Aunt Frankye, in Portales said " He owned the First National Bank in Lovington," Any information on Uncle Seth ALSTON or his family would be appreciated. Thanks in advance, your help is appreciated. Don Lindley

Date: Sunday, February 13, 2000. Subject: Lea County query. I am looking for anyone who knew or remembers COFFEY DANIEL KORNEGAY. He bought a section of land along the Tatum highway near the old Hiway School in 1935. From interviewing relatives, I know that several of Coffey's wife's siblings (Ophelia Boatright Kornegay) lived in the area around 1930. Thank you. Yuvonnia Kornegay Owen, papinani@espanola-nm.com

Date: Friday, February 11, 2000. Subject: STILES  PRICE in Lea Co, NM. Looking for information on LEE STILES and wife CHLOE PRICE STILES. Also for ALVIN PRICE. These people were ranchers in the Tatum area of Lee Co, NM around the 1940s. Looking for information for VADA ANDERSON and FRANK CARRELL. When Vada and Frank were married they were ranchers. Vada's family were also ranchers in Lea Co, NM area. Norma Dalton e-mail address roadhog@neto.com

Date: Monday, January 31, 2000. Subject: John Goins . Hobbs, Lea Co., New Mexico I am looking for a John Goins married to Ruby Crume (Goode). Ruby died about 1956 buried in the Prairie Haven Cemetery, Ruby was my g grandmother, John was her 2nd husband looking for more information on them. lofy@winfinity.com Thanks, Daniel  Teresa Lofy

Date: Saturday, January 29, 2000. Subject: Lea County Query. Searching for the parents and family of Ben Sanders of Lea County, New Mexico. Is he buried in Lea County? Allie Wilson Oldham oldham@pagosasprings.net

Date: Wednesday, January 05, 2000. Subject: Lea County Query. Relative: DAUGHERTY, Albert. Family folklore has it that (great-) Uncle Albert was the Sheriff of Hobbs, NM. He was married but we don't know to who. We have a picture of him on his wedding day in 1917 pushing his new bride down the street in a wheelbarrow. The story goes that she was a vagrant⁄runaway he had arrested. There weren't facilities to hold her in jail so he took her to his house - where she stayed long enough to get people to talking. The ladies in town said it was shameful for an old man (he was 30-40, we think) to have a young girl living with him so he married her. To show the townsfolk he'd made her his bride he pushed her through town in the wheelbarrow. Can anyone give me any information on him, his wife or resources to find information concerning his law enforcement career in Hobbs? I would appreciate any help you can offer. Thanks, Rita Ellerd, phone (409) 299-1141, e-mail rellerd@hotmail.com

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