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, 7722 of our relatives!

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

Etherton (1352)Louton (96)Pirtle (64)Hanson (52)
Hagler (410)Nausley (93)Todd (61)Williams (50)
Lipe (299)Lawson (88)Swindell (58)Basden (44)
Grammer (139)Lindsey (86)Crawshaw (57)Haltom (43)
Ellis (132)Johnson (75)Rains (57)Palmer (41)
Wakefield (108)Allen (68)Holder (54)Cherington (38)
Hiller (99)Brewer (65)Baseden (53)Hale (38)

 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, February 21:

BirthsDeaths
Mary Woods in 1738David Riley Lipe in 1862
Nancy Jane Pirtle in 1844Isaac C. Taylor in 1907
Benjamin Franklin Etherton in 1859Virgil L. Etherton in 1919
James Everett Etherton in 1889Henry B Hammond in 1922
Edward Earl Hagler in 1892Sarah R. Davidson in 1922
Ernest McKinley Hiller in 1895Eliza Basden in 1928
Delphia L. Hale in 1905Elizabeth Ellen Nausley in 1941
Irvy Wellington Etherton in 1914Hazel Irene Maples in 1969
Paul Frederick Clover in 1917Mae O Etherton in 1975
Mary Elizabeth Hooker in 1999
Ernest E. Etherton in 1948Ann Jessica Sowman in 2015
Marriages
James Hicks & Jane Etherton in 1883
George Edward Schooler & Carrie Vird Etherton in 1892
Charles Enoch Braswell & Gertrude Hagler in 1897
Joseph Beach & Jeanette Ruth Etherton in 1917
Amzire Jasper Louton & Clara Ethel Robbins in 1928
John Preston Hale & Eula Pearl Hays in 1935
-unpublished- in 1998

The 16 most recent website updates (see all...):

Helen Stone, February 18
Rex Dail Whiteley, February 17
Mary Alice Stone, February 18
Irvin E. Whiteley, February 17
Nelle Fern Etherton, February 18
Dana Claie Johnson, February 17
Joseph Melone Stone, February 18
Maurine Ruth Johnson, February 17
Jean E. Huffine, February 18
George Ronald Johnson, February 17
Robert E. Huffine, February 18
Colleen Johnson, February 17
Frances Angennette Lee Smith, February 18

Statistics:

 Here is something that is interesting... a chart of the distribution of the Etherton surname by state in 1990. It is interesting to note that the states with the highest concentration are Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois and Nebraska.

 For the 3991 people that are in the database that I know both birth and death dates, the average age at death is: 64.54 years. Oldest male lived to: 103.6. Oldest female lived to: 106.6. (More Stats...)


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