Tankersley Queries


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We want to find the missing pieces of our families.

Can you help with any of these?


Looking for possibly CLARENCE TANKERSLEY. Son: Marshall m. poss Neicie Douglas. Son of MARSHALL TANKERSLEY: Ernest d. c12/27/1987 Cape Girardeau, MO m. Mildred Lincoln d. c1991. Thank you. Christina Smith

EMALINE TANKERSLEY m. 1849 Titus Co, TX to Bulford Davis. In the house with father L D Tankersley 1850 census for Titus Co, TX. Thanks Jeannie

Trying to find ancestors, descendants and any information about Dr. JAMES WILLIAM "Tank" TANKERSLEY b. c1900 prob NC or VA, m. 11/03/1928 Nellie Maude OZMENT. Lived in Greensboro, NC. Please contact me. Dwight W. Ozment

I'm looking for JESS WASHINGTON TANKERSLEY b. 1/19/1888 m. Minnie Elliot: Children: Luther, Verna, Charley, Thelma, Elizabeth, Georgia, Jessie, William Harley, and Herman. Info also needed on TOM TANKERSLEY d. 1891 m. Georgia Alabama ???. thank you, any help appreciated. Genia

Looking for JOHN TANKERSLEY d. Alexander City, AL m. 12/2/1865 JOSEPHINE MITT LINDSEY b. 5/19/1847 Tallapoosa Co, AL d. 1913 Alexander City, AL d/o JOSEPH LINDSEY & NANCY BRANHAM. Children: LEVICE; W B b. 1869 d. 1870; J L b. 1870 d. 1871; F R b. 1875 d. 1876; ARES b. 1878 d. 1879; EVA b. 1885 d. 1886. Any help appreciated with this family. Lynda Beaugez

NANCY TANKERSLEY b. 1779 VA (according to census reports; some references say of Irish descent, others English) d. 1863 age 85 and buried in Georgetown/Versailles Wisc m. 4/11/1801 Campbell Co, VA to BENJAMIN FRANKLIN WAYNE. It appears that they moved to Montgomery Co, KY c1807-8 (Tax Rolls and 1810 Census). Benjamin Franklin Wayne fought at the Battle of New Orleans and elsewhere in the War of 1812 (his father was a Rev War soldier at Valley Forge). c1828 they moved on to Edgar Co, IL (one of the earliest families there). Nancy is listed in the 1840 Census for IL and later in the 1860 Census for Grant Co, Wisc (age 82). Benjamin and Nancy had 8 children and we've traced most of their descendents. Thank you for any help with this Tankersley family. Frank Bevc

I am looking for the parents of NEHEMIAH TANKERSLEY and his wife FRANCES TARRANT. I am also interested in the other children, siblings of SUSAN PERMELIA TANKERSLEY, my ggrandmother. Susan lived in Itawaumbe Co, Ms. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Carol M. Cies

I am trying to locate Ona S Tankersley w/o Richard Espejo Tankersley d. 1955 Fort Bend Co, TX. Ona S Tankersley was the sole heir of R E Tankersley, per Fort Bend Co, TX Probate. Need to locate Ona S Tankersley or, her heirs, concerning mineral rights in TX. Any help will be appreciated. R P Walker

My g-grandfather was RUFUS KINCAID TANKERSLEY b. c1857 Meigs Co, TN m. Rachel Jane Hughes c1862-1923. Reportedly named for his g-g-g-grandfather who may have sailed into Portsmouth, VA in late 1700s. Any information appreciated. a Tankersley Researcher

I am looking for SARAH TANKERSLY b. c1777 Wilkes Co, NC m. William Baltrip. When she married him she had 2 young children in her care, whether it was siblings or children from a previous marriage, I do not know. Debra Baltrip

Our line goes back to SARAH TANKERSLEY b. 1760-1780 m. John Victor b. 1757 d. 1817. Both John and Sarah's families were from Fredericksberg and Port Royal, Va. John Victor fought in the Rev War. They had a son whom we assume was John Engelbert Victor II. John Victor II had a son: John Engelbert Victor III b. 1823 prob Va m. Lucy Burke. Lucy and John Victor III moved to Monroe Co, Mo and are suppose to be buried in Middle Grove, Mo or poss Moberly, Randolph Co, Mo. We would appreciate any help you can give us on this line. Thanks Nancy

Looking for info on SUSIE MAI TANKERSLEY m. J W Darnall. Her sisters are Ruth, Pearl and Nezzie. Susie and J W lived in Hornbeak, Obion Co, TN. Susie's mother may have been ??? Swaltney. Helen

WILLIAM S TANKERSLEY b. c1868 Bedford Co, VA, m. 2/19/1890 Bedford Co, VA to Lilly E White d/o John W White; William was the son of: JAMES EDWARD TANKERSLEY, m. Theodicia F "Docia" Cofer. James was the son of: RICHARD TANKERSLEY m. 4/25/1840 Bedford Co, VA to Mary Jane Wilson b. 1814 Bedford Co, VA. Any additional dates, names, ect. would be greatly appreciated. Mark Kiser


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