Our Etherton Family Genealogy Home Page

Est. October 31, 1995

Welcome!

 This is our Etherton Family Genealogy. My dad got me started into genealogy when I was a kid and I have been at it ever since (more or less). The tools have changed quite a bit from when I used to visit the National Archives in downtown D.C. and writing actual letters to relatives. In 1995, I started this website with the hope of sharing what I have learned with anyone with an internet connection. I have enjoyed hearing from relatives who have found this effort interesting and informative.

 I owe a great debt of graditude to all those who contributed so much to the gathering of the family history. I acknowledge these sources at the bottom of each page in the "Sources/Contributors" section. Without all the time and effort of these, and their gracious sharing of information, what I have collected here would be far less complete.

 While great effort has been made to ensure accuracy, there are unintentional errors in this data. Occasionally I will see one and correct it. If you see any, please let me know. Also note that sources are occasionally incorrect, or even in conflict. This represents my best guess at the names, relationships, dates and places. Your own research may lead you to different conclusions. Enjoy!


Who is listed here?

 In short, 8729 of our relatives!

 The 28 most common surnames are (click here for the entire list of surnames...):

Etherton (1456)Hiller (109)Rains (71)Holder (54)
Hagler (447)Wakefield (108)Pirtle (67)Hanson (53)
Lipe (333)Louton (96)Todd (62)Penrod (46)
Ellis (175)Nausley (94)Crawshaw (59)Baseden (45)
Grammer (155)Lawson (88)Williams (59)Hale (43)
Lindsey (116)Johnson (78)Swindell (58)Haltom (43)
Allen (115)Brewer (77)Basden (54)Palmer (42)

 Another place to start, here are a few Outline Descendancy Trees:

John Allen, b:1754 NC Jacob Grammer, b:1780 VA Thomas Lawson, b:1793 TN
Ashton Brewer, b:1800 Isaac Hagler, b:1750 John Lipe, b:1763 NC
Jonathan Ellis, b:1782 SC Simon Hiller, b:1790 NY Joel Moutell, b:1837 FR
Moses Etherton, b:1760 KY William Horner, b:1806 NJ John Todd, b: 1787 GA
Samuel Etherton, b:1748 VA John Huffine, b:1841 OH Able Wakefield, b:1764 VA

On this day in our family history, November 13:

BirthsDeaths
Mary Isabelle Bressler in 1848Francis Crofts in 1638
Lucina Josephine Palmer in 1863George Basden in 1869
Lilly Pearl Etherton in 1889Moses Phifer in 1892
Goldie Schooler in 1893Eliza Jane Powers in 1918
Orville Newton Etherton in 1908Martha Jane Lindsey in 1919
Ethel Marie Etherton in 1915Matilda Adams in 1943
Pauline Etherton in 1920Rene Ann Todd in 1961
Lawrence A. Lipe in 1938Gertie Ellen Baseden in 1969
Clara Seagraves in 1971
Howard Orvil Ellis in 1986
John Preston Hale in 1995
William E Brown in 2015
Marriages
Samuel Etherton & Charlotte Conner in 1809
Daniel Harkness Ellis & Martha Ann Lindsey in 1873
Eli B Modglin & Delilah Hagler in 1876

The 18 most recent website updates (see all...):

Gertrude L. Cox, November 8
Perry Allen, November 8 New
Ruby Mae Allen, November 8 New
Robert Franklin Allen, November 8
John William Griggs, November 8 New
Mattie Eugenia Adams, November 8 New
Alma Allen, November 8
Lynn Allen, November 8 New
Mary Ellen Allen, November 8
Jewel Wynn, November 8 New
Willis Barnes, November 8 New
Josephine Wesson, November 8
Tessie M. Price, November 8 New
Jimmie Charles Allen, November 8 New
Ralph Hermon Allen, November 8
Bessie Berry, November 8 New
Pleasant Monroe Allen, November 8
Luther Pete Allen, November 8 New

Statistics:

 Here is something that I found interesting... a chart of the distribution of the Etherton surname by state in 1990. The states with the highest concentration are Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois and Nebraska, which is consistent with my own research.

 For the 4890 people that are in the database that I know both birth and death dates, the average age at death is: 64.65 years. Oldest male lived to: 113.1. Oldest female lived to: 106.6. (More Stats...)


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