Saturday, October 26, 2013

Surname Saturday - Alphabetical Ancestors - T

T is for these Surnames…

James Miles Thornhill [1862 – 1938 MS] married Violette Eliza Fortenberry [1848 MS – 1917 MS]. They had five children: an Infant, Lucy, Little B, James & June. James & Violette with son, James & daughter Lucy are buried in Silver Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Pike Co., MS.
Maria Elizabeth Tutt c 1723 – c 1787 PA] was my 6th great grandmother. I know nothing of her parents or siblings. She married Heinrich Ritter [ c1715 Germany – 1797 PA]. They had ten children, born in Pennsylvania: Johannes, Philip, Casper, Martin, Heinrich, Johannes T., Jacob, Barbara, Anna Margaretha & Maria M. Maria’s husband came to PA from Germany in 1732.
Tyra Jennings Tynes married Harriet Jane Alford [b 1825 MS] in 1847 in MS. They had eight children: Walter, Tyra, Martha, William, Jasper, Oliver, Sarah Ann & Harriet. In 1800 Tyra & his wife were in Washington, LA. Tyra was a farmer.

Other ‘T’ surnames in my tree: Tanguay, Timothy, Tornambe, Treaster, Tribble, Tucker & Turk.


  1. Can you believe it -- I have NONE of these names. HA. How do you decide which ones to highlight?

    1. Wendy I looked for lines with enough interesting information to post. Some are just threads without locations or dates. They don't have anything to share at this stage.


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