Tunnell Family Genealogy Forum
Hi - seeking the surname of Christina, wife of Henry Tunnell. She died in Washington Co VA about 1876 and Henry and family moved first to MO, then to TX; some descendants apparently in NM. Thanks for any help you can provide. Jack Hockett email@example.com
1850c listing, Washington Co VA:
*HH642: TUNNELL, Henry, 23; Christiana, 26: (There are 2 Henry Tunnels in VA 1840c, Accomac Co.; there is an H. D. Tunnell, 57, b. VA in the 1880c, Sedalia, MO (Pettis Co.) with Martha P., wife, 27, MO/KY/KY; Jno. D., 22, son, VA; Mary, dau., 2, MO - ?/// See WCV PPTL, Upper Dist., 1861: Tunnell, H. B. – listed in 1860 census as Brunnel (or Buwell; Burwell?) H. Tunnell, 32; Christiana, 23; John, 6; Wm., 3; listed again in 1870 PPTL, Upper as H. B. Tunnell/// From Ken Kestner: 1870c, WCV, Abingdon: Tanwell (indexed as Janwell – sic: Tunnell), Henry B., 49, NC; Christina, 49, VA; John, 17; Wm., 15; Jackson, 8; FURREN, Susan, 17; this confirms the 1880 MO data!)/// Check FORAN (Furren) Family./// From K. Kestner: 1900c, Justice Pct. 3, Potter Co TX: Tunnel, J. D. (John Drummond?), 46, May 1854, VA/NC/VA; Sallie B., 39; Bamma, 21; Willie C., 15; J. H., 14; T. F., 9; Leonard, 3/// TX Deaths 1890-1976: J. D. Tunnell, d 06 Feb 1923, Tulia, Surishex Co TX, white male, 67y/8m/18d old, b VA, 17 May 1855, wid., s/o H. B. Tu...ell, b VA & mother’s name NG, carpenter & contractor; bur Tulia, TX on 06 Feb 1923). Note of JH: I suspect John D. Tunnell was John Drummond Tunnell and of the Tunnells that came out of Accomac Co VA. JH)
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