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, 8932 of our relatives!

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

Etherton (1455)Hiller (109)Rains (71)Holder (54)
Hagler (447)Wakefield (108)Todd (69)Hanson (53)
Lipe (336)Louton (96)Pirtle (67)Penrod (46)
Ellis (179)Nausley (94)Williams (67)Baseden (45)
Grammer (155)Lawson (88)Swindell (60)Hale (44)
Allen (121)Brewer (78)Crawshaw (59)Haltom (43)
Lindsey (116)Johnson (78)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, December 13:

BirthsDeaths
Perlina Atherton in 1833Mariah W. Anderson in 1901
John Huffine in 1841Hamer Hanson in 1909
Sarah Elizabeth Fletcher in 1845Lavica Etherton in 1918
Samuel Harding Stargell in 1845John Adam Wakefield in 1925
Melissa Isabelle Lipe in 1848Stella Marie Guinn in 1931
Thomas Elias Huffine in 1859Mary Jane Carter in 1944
Ida Mae Hagler in 1882Lizzie Hagler in 1945
John Franklin South in 1890Nelle Margaret McLaughlin in 1955
Cyrus Wilson Etherton in 1894Oscar Etherton in 1959
Henry Amer Etherton in 1899Estella Mamie Etherton in 1971
Margaret Cochran in 1922Alice Lydia Worthen in 1974
Harlan Price Jones in 1924Lillian Allene Dooley in 1978
Willard Penrod in 1987
Cornelius Allen in 2002
Goldie Evalena Nance in 2019
Marriages
Levi J. Haltom & Roann R. Chaney in 1864
Calvin Burton & Delilah Hagler in 1888
Sylvester A. Rains & Anna Ellis in 1906

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

Ray Lamont Hale, December 13
Harrison Sylvester Tripp, December 11 New
Howard Leon Ellis, December 13 New
Myrtle P. Nance, December 11 New
Goldie Evalena Nance, December 13 New
Carol Loos, December 11 New
Herbert Nance, December 13 New
John William Bray, December 10
Esther Mae Ellis, December 13 New
Rene Ann Todd, December 10
Mary Jane Carter, December 11 New
Charles Wilbur Bray, December 10
Carl William Ellis, December 11 New
Harold George Klink, December 9 New
Arthur Reuben Ellis, December 11 New
Frances Kay Basden, December 9
Sylvia Tripp, December 11 New
Lena Agness Tripp, December 9

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 5120 people that are in the database that I know both birth and death dates, the average age at death is: 64.56 years. Oldest male lived to: 113.1. Oldest female lived to: 106.6. (More Stats...)


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