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00 Brian Kelly & Cynthia (Cindy) Eileen Cook Madaris (12), Fairburn, Georgia, (James Earl (11), (James Henry (10), Thomas Washington Joshua (9), William Alfred (8), William Fletcher (7), Thomas (6), John (5), Charles (4)

  1. James Earl - Deceased -& Agnes Lynnell Howell Madaris, of Atlanta, Georgia, (11), Atlanta, Georgia, (James Henry (10), Thomas Washington Joshua (9), William Alfred (8), William Fletcher (7), Thomas (6), John (5), Charles (4)
  2. Lilly Pearl Ruth Smith Madaris, - Deceased -East Point, Georgia, 1st wife of James Henry (10). (see above)
  3. Mary Clyde Johns Madaris, Newnan, Georgia, wife of John Drew (10), (William Perry Lee (9), John Thomas (8), Thomas P. (7), Thomas (6), John (5), Charles (4)
  4. Virginia Adeline Madaris Yates - Deceased -and Ross Yates (10), Henderson, Nevada, (James Buchanan (9), Charles Buchanan (8), William Fletcher (7), Thomas (6), John (5), Charles (4)
  5. Cheryl "Kim" Madaris (11), Mableton, Georgia, (Carl Franklin (10), Julius Franklin (9), Charles Buchanan (8), William Fletcher (7), Thomas (6), John (5), Charles (4).
  6. Gary Douglas Madaris (7), Chicamauga, Georgia, Ancestor of James Hiram (6), William H. (5), Rice (4)
  7. Jim Madaris (11), Waldorf, Maryland, (James Earl (10), Charles Thomas (9), William Alfred (8), William Fletcher (7), Thomas (6), John (5), Charles (4)
  8. Daisey Madaris Styles - Deceased -(10), Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Charles Thomas (9), William Alfred (8), William Fletcher (7), Thomas (6), John (5), Charles (4)
  9. Lena Madaris Sentell - Deceased -(9), Jackson Mississippi (William Alfred (8), William Fletcher (7), Thomas (6), John (5), Charles (4)
  10. Ms. Betty McGarity (8) Atlanta, Ga, Granddaughter of Alfred (6) and Mary Marshall Medaris, John (5), Charles (4)
  11. Walter "Chip" Medearis - Deceased -(9) Lexington, Tennessee, (Walter Malcolm SR. 8, Benjamin Washington 7, Joel Bug 6, Benjamin Whitehead Hicks 5, John 4)
  12. Matt Medearis (10), son of Walter "Chip" (9), above.
  13. Margaret Medearis Metz (8), (John Fletcher (7), Francis Massey (6), John Wesley (5), Massey Christmas (4) (article in the "Med(e)aris, Mcdaris Miner" )
  14. Joyce G. Locke , Portales, NC, Descended from Charles (3) and Mary Toseley Maderas
  15. Dolly Farrow Nicol , Dickinson, TX, Descended from Charles (3) and Mary Toseley Maderas
  16. James L. Gore of Lake Park, Georgia. Descended from Charles and Mary Toseley Maderas
  17. John F. Pearson - Deceased -(10) of New Mexico. (Hazel Alice Medearis 9, Frank Calvin 8, Thomas Whittier 7, Henry Massey 6, James Wilson 5, Benjamine 4)
  18. Charles Carrow Cabiac , Daytona Beach, FL., editor of the Med(e)aris / McDaris Miner. 1st wife, Sheila Rice Wu (#44 below) related from Rice's descendancy. Their two son's Samuel Cornelius (11), Menlo Park, CA, and Rice de Banne (11), Sunnyvale,CA,. Editor of "The Med(e)aris / McDaris Miner"
  19. Steve and Betty Snow , of Arlington, Virginia.. descendants of James Wilson through Wilson Frank.
  20. Floyd McKinley Medaris (8) - Deceased -. 4 May 1784 - 9 Oct. 1851, (Franklin Elmore 7, William Salter 6, Washington 5, Oliver 4) Known as the Informant, Floyd compiled more information on the various surnames than anyone else.
  21. Steve Tuttle ( Larry Eugene TUTTLE 11, Frances May HECKMAN 10, Lorene Dorothy 9, Oscar Franklin 8, William Evans 7, Massey Wesley 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  22. "Our Medaris Family, from Earliest Times to Our First Immigrant Ancestors......" by "Mrs. Effie Medaris Van Sant, a Granddaughrter, and Mrs. Hazel Medaris Hardin Griffin-Teskey, a Great-Granddaughter of James Davis Medaris"
  23. Judge, Joseph Charles McDarris (9) - Deceased - Winston Eugene 8, James Wiley 7, Robert Henry 6, James A. 5, Rice 4).
  24. Sandra A. Kurtz (11) (George Duggan 10, Sarah McManus 9, Annie M. Shaw 8, Sarah A. Medearis 7, John Wesley 6, John Redmond 5, Oliver 4)
  25. Jeff McDaris (11) Brevard, North Carolina,(John Melvin 10, Kenneth 9, Cleophus Wallen 8, William Oliver 7, James Andrew 6, Oliver 5, Rice 4)
  26. Mrs. Dora B. Sumner Asheville, North Carolina, (10) (W. R. Buckner 9, William Buckner 8, James Buckner 7, Melinda McDaris Buckner 6, Oliver 5, Rice 4)
  27. John Grice (9) ( Nina Louise McDaris 8, George 7, Gabriel 6, Oliver 5, Rice 4)
  28. David Medearis Marrero, Louisiana, descended from Massey Christmas line.
  29. Robert (Bob) Mittenzwei : Son In-Law to Evelyn E. McDaris Hamton 8, Robert E. Lee McDaris 7, William Thomas 6, James Andrew 5, Rice 4.
  30. JoAn Medaris Marley (10) (Ralph 9, Martin Luther 8, William Hastings 7, Stephen Cyrus 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  31. Jacqueline Medaris Meunier (10) (Ralph 9, Martin Luther 8, William Hastings 7, Stephen Cyrus 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  32. Robert Paul Medaris (10) (Ralph 9, Martin Luther 8, William Hastings 7, Stephen Cyrus 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  33. Larry W. Medearis (12) (Larry Charles 11, Jesse Lofton 9, Charles A. 8, Joseph L. 7, Charles 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  34. Dan Medaries Trimble (10) (Eula Elva 9, John Thomas 8, Thomas P. 7, Thomas 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  35. James D. Yancey
  36. Douglas M. Willis - Deceased - via his book "Some Yancey, Medearis, and Hicks Descendants" 1863. Doug was a great genealogist whom we owe a great deal of gratitude and credit. He worked closely with Floyd McKinnley Medaris (contributor #20).
  37. Doug Powers descended from Abilgail Yancey Madaris 5, John T. W. (4)
  38. Edna McDaris Potts - Deceased -(8) of Jasper, Georgia (John Gaither 7, Harvey Perkins 6, James Andrew 5, Rice 4)
  39. Frances Lucille Norman Morsell (LOU) - Deceased -(9) (Edna McDaris Potts 8, John Gaither 7, Harvey Perkins 6, James Andrew 5, Rice 4)
  40. Sandy Onbey (descended from Mary (7) who married Aaron Onbey. Daughter of William H. 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  41. Ray Potts (9) (Edna McDaris Potts 8, John Gaither 7, Harvey Perkins 6, James Andrew 5, Rice 4)
  42. Delores Ann Temples Gandy (descended from Delaney Medaris 5, Massey 4)
  43. Mrs. Pearl Hancock Parks via letter written to Floyd M. Medaris. 28 Mar 1848. Mrs. Parks is granddaughter of Mary E. (7), (Charles R. 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  44. Thomas H. Brewer (10) of Albuquerque, NM (descended from Bess Lavonia McDaris 8 (grandmother), John Luther McDaris 7, Rufus 6, James Andrew 5, Rice 4)
  45. Sheila Rice Wu (10) (Diora Burnett 9, Belzora McDaris 8 , William Oliver 7, James Andrew 6, Oliver 5, Rice 4)Sheila Rice Wu (10), Sunnyvale, CA. 1st wife of Charles Carrow Cabiac (#17 above).
  46. Deane McDaris (9) (Cleophus Wallen 8, William Oliver 7, James Andrew 6, Oliver 5, Rice 4)
  47. Suzanne Medearis (10) (Robert Park 9, Park Hinds 8, Robert Anderson 7, Wilson Frank 6, James Wilson 5, Benjamin Maderas 4)
  48. Michelle Townsend Amsbury (10) (Frances Moselle 9, John Holland 8, John Lipscomb 7, WileyWoodward 6, George Washington Davis 5, John 4)
  49. Kay Harrison Taber or San Jose, Calif. (Her Husband is descended from the Rice (4) line through his son Charles (5), Louvenia (6).
  50. Michael D. Misenhelter (Nancy Rae Medearis Misenhelter 11, Merton Lenorel Medearis 10, Ennis Sylvester 9, John Wood 8, James Wood 7, Malachi 6, Thomas 5, Charles 4)
  51. Naomi Giles Chadwick (Compiler) and Ella Ogden Stover (researcher) for the publication "Medearis, Gregory, Butler, Chadwick, Clem, Glasscock, Mattox an Others. 1864.
  52. David K. McDaris (9) of Rems Creek NC (Zeb 8, Robert Henry Jr. 7, Robert Henry Sr. 6, James Andrew 5, Rice 4)
  53. Donald P. Goodman
  54. Timothy K. Medearis (11) (Larry Paul Medearis 10, Howard Peter 9, Orange 8,  Joseph 7, John Wesley 6, John Redmon 5, Oliver 4)
  55. Benjamin Washington Medearis (7) - Deceased - (Joel Bug 6, Benjamin W. H. 5, John 4)
  56. Susan Medaris Sterchi (11) (Gail Medaris Griffith 10, Charles A. Griffith Jr. 9, Carrie Medaris 8, Dr. Rufus K. 7, Robert Newman 6, John 5, Rice 4)
  57. Margaret Mary Baker McArthur (10) (Luther David Baker 9, Elliott Baker 8, Isaac Baker 7, Rachel Medaris 6, Gabriel L. 5, Rice 4)
  58. Mike and Corine Ransom (GGGGgrandaughter of Mary Polly 5, John 4)
  59. Susan Boto Sears (10) (of Montgomery, Ala. connection unknown. Article in "The Med(e)aris / McDaris Miner". 1876. (Dorothy Lou Medearis Boto 9, Dr. Thomas W. Medearis Jr. 8, Thomas W. Sr. 7, Henry M. 7, James Wilson 5, Benjamine 4)
  60. Dr. Thomas Whittier Medearis Jr. - Deceased -(8) (Thomas W. 7, Henry M. 6, James Wilson 5) Article in "The Med(e)aris / McDaris Miner" . 1876 donated by his son, Roger Norman Medearis.
  61. Lester Medearis a descendant of Massey Medaris (4).
  62. William Clinton Madaris - Deceased -(10) (William Clinton 9, William Arthur 8, James Marion 7, James Hiram 6), b. 1822, of Albemarle, N.C.
  63. Faye Ellen McDaris Kirkendall (9) (Earl Wright 8, Sherman Edward 7, William H. 6, John 5, Rice 4)
  64. Clella Wilson Jones (9) (Robert Harve Wilson 8, Mary Emeline McDaris 7, William H. 6, John 5, Rice 4), of Brumley, MO. Through CCC (17).
  65. Floy McDaris Jones (8) (Robert Lafayette 7, William H. 6, John 5, Rice 4) of Iola, KS. through CCC (17)
  66. Lois McDaris Barrier (9), (Troy Robert 8, Robert Lafayette 7, William H. 6, John 5, Rice 4) of Tulare, CA, through CCC (17)
  67. Flossie McDaris Sparks (8), (Robert Lafayette 7, William H. 6, John 5, Rice 4) of West Plains, MO through CCC (17).
  68. Larry Bell (10) (wife's grandmother was Johnnie Medaris 8, John D.C. 7, Robert N. 6, John 5, Rice 4)
  69. Kitty Hall (11 ) (Great Grandmother was Metilda Monjar 8, Martha Medaris 7, Charles 6, Thomas 5, Charles 4)
  70. Hiram Grant Madaris (9) (James Hiram 8, James Marion 7, James Hiram 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  71. Mrs. John Madaris (not sure of connection) (article from the "History of Walker County, GA.")
  72. Judith Higgins (not sure of connection)
  73. Jeri Dearing of Wilmington, NC. (not sure of connection yet)
  74. Pamela Jane McDaris Mashburn (10) (Joseph Robert 9, Roy Delmar 8, Robert Lee 7, William Taylor 6, James Andrew 5, Rice 4)
  75. Debbie Parker (10) (Anna Lee Higgins 9, Ada Wheat Collins 8, Nancy Barbara Collins 7, Mariah Medaris 6, Charles 5, Rice 4)
  76. Robert Neil Medaris (10) (William Garland 9, William Roy (8), William Loving (7), Oliver Cromwell (6), Gabriel Loving 5, Rice 4)
  77. Marcia McDearis Waller (11) (Haskell Ford 10, Owen 9, Calvin Clinton 8, John Cleveland 7, James Hiram 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  78. Linda Wehr Rugenstein (Iris Franklin Wehr 9, Eula Campbell Franklin 8, Alice Maria Medaris 7, Abraham 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  79. Tommy McDearis (10) of Blacksburg, Virginia. (J.C. 9, George Thomas 8, John Cleveland 7, James Hiram 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  80. Joyce Mathison (12) of Omaha, Nebraska. (Ann Eliza Medaris 7, John Wesley 6, John Redd / Redmond 5, Oliver 4) I don't have Joyce's lineage after her Medaris connection.
  81. David R. McDaris (9) (John Harold 8, George Washington 7, Gabriel L. 6, Oliver 5, Rice 4)
  82. Carla Conrad (10) (Carl Clinton Richardson 9, Eunice Beatrice Metzgar 8, Ira Lee Nora Medaris 7, Rice C. 6, Gabriel L. 5, Rice 4)
  83. John C. Madaris (11) (John D. Jr. 10, John D. 9, Charles B. 8, William Fletcher 7, Thomas 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  84. Jane Ellen Laws Johnson (11) (Agnes Marie Landrum Laws  10,  Joseph P.Landrum III 9, Virginia Woods 8, Narcissus C. Medearis 7, Henry Massey 6, James Wilson 5)
  85. Donald Fulks (10) (Second Great Grandson of Rachel Medaris 6, John Redd 5, Oliver 4)
  86. Claudia Medaris (10) (Earl Clarence 9, Guy Duane 8, Joseph Dimmit 7, Rice 6, Charles 5, Rice 4)
  87. Gerald G. Bringle (Great Great Grandson of Hester Ann Medaris 6, George W. 5, Oliver 4)
  88. Gwendolyn Valarice Edmonds (10) (Mattie Josephine Ballew 9, Joanave White 8, Sarah Barbery Bradshaw 7, Thirsey S. Medaris 6, Charles 5, Rice 4)
  89. Lorraine Cooper (10) (Grace 8, John Milton 7, William Salter 6, Washington 5, Oliver 4)
  90. Brad Parks (11)  (Janet 10, Clarence Odell 9, Stephen Curtis 8, William Hastings 7, Stephen Curtis 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  91. Glen Gallagher (descendant of Newlilly Medaris 5, Oliver 4)
  92. Cierra Savannah Brinkman (unsure of connection at this time)
  93. Sallie Miller Covolo (9)
  94. Evelyn (Maney) Snipes, (9) of Asheville, NC, a granddaughter of John and Ruth (Morgan) Davis. Ruth is the daughter of Nancy C. McDaris 6, (Oliver 5, Rice 4)
  95. Jane (Vernon) Drotts (10) of Richland, WA, (Walter Vernon 9, John Vernon 8, Aurora Medaris 7, John Wesley 6, John Redd 5, Oliver 4),
  96. Arnyel V. "Buddy" McDaris (9) of Fayetteville, Arkansas, (Charley Crawford 8, William Rufus Rice 7, Rice 6, John W. 5, Rice 4)
  97. James W. Stuber of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  He is descended through Luella Medearis (8) (Elias 7, Charles 6, Thomas 5, Charles 4)
  98. Erika Lynn Lawson (11) (Charles Sinclair Lawson 10, Gertrude Octavia Cozart 9, Mary Addie Medearis 8, John Lipscomb 7, Wiley Woodward 6, George Washington Davis 5, John 4)
  99. Kathy Cochran (descended through Zachariah 2)
  100. Mary Fritts Baker (9) of Texas (Jim Smith Fritts 8, Sarah Annie Medearis 7, Wiley W. 6, George Washington Davis 5, John 4)
  101. Dell Pendergrast (10) (grandson of Elizabeth Frances Medearis 8, Emsley Thomas Jr. 7, Emsley Thomas Sr. 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  102. Linda Brackett Mouriski (9) (Tasker Talmadge Brackett 8, Tennessee Matilda Medaris 7, William Taylor 6, James Andrew 5, Rice 4)
  103. Lorrie Medearis Doyle   (Harvey H. 8, John Lipscomb 7, Wiley Woodward 6, George W. D. 5, John 4)
  104. Kim Green Hiwalker   (10) (Horace Green 9, Hugh Green 8, Harrison Green 7, Susan Elizabeth Medaris (6), William H. 5, Rice 4)
  105. Larry Adams
  106. Polly Murphy (10) (Andrew Benjamin Murphy 9, John Clinton Murphy 8, Virginia Madaris 7, James Hiram 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  107. Cindy Adams Robbins (11) (Duane Eldred Adams 10, Dale Edward Adams 9, David Oscar Adams 8, Charity Medaris 7, David Tuttle 6, Abraham 5, Oliver 4)
  108. Daniel Carl Ware (11) (Zula Vernell Archibald 10, Mamie Madaris 9, Charles B. 8, William Fletcher 7, Thomas 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  109. Joyce Lewis (grandaughter of Ida Mae Medearis 8, Joseph L. 7, Charles 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  110. Jerry Medearis (9) (Albert Medearis 8, William Smith 7, Wiley Woodward 6, George W.D. 5, John 4)
  111. Jerry Wilson (descendant of James Davis through his son Salathiel H. Medaris)
  112. Doris Benner (GGGranddaughter of Amasa Maderia Steward 6, Regina Medaris 5, Oliver 4)
  113. Roger & Diana Fowee (11) (Sue Carol Lindsey 10, Carroll Silcott Lindsey 9, Frank Reuben Lindsey 8, Melissa L. Laycock 7, Nancy Medaris 6, Thomas 5, Charles 4)
  114. Arleta Galloway (Great Greate Neice of Jason Taylor Medaris 7, Jonathan H. 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  115. Kathy Sherry (10) (Leland McDaris 9, Harley L. 8, Joseph H. 6, Rice 4, John W. 5, Rice 4)
  116. Nannette Watkins (descendant of Oliver 4, George Washington 5, Mary Ann 6)
  117. Robert D. Metzgar (9) of Hendersonville, TN (William Douglas Metzgar 8, Ida Lee Nora Medaris 7, Rice C. 6, Gabriel Loving 5, Rice 4)
  118. Kris Anne McDaris (11) (Douglas Royal 10, Ralph Royal McDaris 9, Orba Gideon 8, William R. R. 7, Rice 6, John W. 5, Rice 4)
  119. James M. Tarpley (10) (Harley Leland Tarpley 9, Margaret K. McDaris 8, Gideon D. 7, Rice 6, John W. 5, Rice 4)
  120. Mark McDaris (11) (Basil Glen McDaris 10, Basil Fransic Earl 9, Charley Crawford 8, William Rufus Rice 7, Rice Puett 6, John W. 5, Rice 4)
  121. Brenda Bloomer (ggranddaughter of Martha Ethel Medaris 8, William Hastings 7, Stephen C. 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  122. Ron Tucker (connection unknown) of Colorado, who contributed information obtained from LDS.
  123. Michael Sean Madaris (11) (Carl Franklin 10, Julius Franklin 9, Charles B. 8, William Fletcher 7, Thomas 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  124. Robin Shaules (10) (Betty Witcher 9, Bertha Mae Medaris 8, Thomas Darwin 7, David Tuttle 6, Abraham 5, Oliver 4)
  125. Charles Floyd McDarris (Judge, Joseph Charles McDarris 9, Winston Eugene 8, James Wiley 7, Robert Henry 6, James A. 5, Rice 4).
  126. Michael Dinnell (10) (GGrandson of Margaret Lucinda Medaris 7, Eno Rial 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  127. Liz Wright (descendancy pending)
  128. The University of South Carolina Web Site
  129. Robert L. Santos, California State University, Stanislaus Librarian/Archivist. Via his Web Site
  130. Wanda Madaris Fulton (11 ) (Charles Thomas Jr.10, Charles Thomas 9, William Alfred 8, William Fletcher 7, Thomas 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  131. Glen Russell (Great Grand Nephew of Sarah C. Medaris 7, John F. 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  132. William Douglas Powers (12) (Chester D. Powers 11, Wilma Gladys Bryant 10, Nettie Lorinda Welch 9, Josiah Bartlett Welch 8, Keziah Jane Stephens 7, Abigail Yancey Medearis 6, Benjamin W. H. 5, John 4)
  133. Edward Gene Medaris (9) (Thomas Edward 8, Oliver C. Jr. 7, Oliver C. Sr. 6, Gabriel 5, Rice 4)
  134. Hazel Lorena McCuistion Collins (9) (Margaret Lorena Pierson 8, James Oliver Pierson [Pearson] 7, Mary Medearis 6, Benjamine 5, Benjamine 4)
  135. Virginia Higgins (descended from Felicia McLaughlin 8, Mary B. Medaris 7, Robinson 6, Charles 5, Rice 4)
  136. George W Colley Jr. (11) (George W. Colley Sr. 10, Johnie Estelle Martin 9, Eva Ellen Medearis 8, John Lipscomb 7, Wiley W. 6, Washington D. 5, John 4)
  137. Bettie Tripp-Waddle (descended from Rice 4, through his son Charles 5, Mariah 6)
  138. Phineas and Bunny Horton III (9) (Laura Frances Medearis 8, Newton H. 7, William M. 6, John W. 5, Massey 4)
  139. Margi Wagner-Farley (9) (great great granddaughter of Narcissus Medearis 6, James Wilson 5, Benjamine 4)
  140. Don W. Medaris (10) (Clyde Burnette 9, Henry Glover 8, Charles Murrell 7, Moses 6, Charles 5, Rice 4)
  141. Virginia Perkins Higgins (11) (Juanita Mae Phillips Perkins 10, John Kyle Phillips 9, Felician McLaughlin 8, Mary B. Medaris 7, Roberson 6, Charles 5, Rice 4)
  142. Elizabeth McDaris-Funderburk
  143. Sandy Templer   (great grand-daughter of James S. Medaris 7, Salathiel 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  144. Karen Padgett Prewitt (10) of Charleston, SC (great grand-daughter of Festus Lander Padgett 7, Rachel Mederis 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  145. Gene Alexander (12 ) (grandson of Mary Lee Nora Madaris 10, William Fletcher 9, William Alfred 8, William Fletcher 7, Thomas 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  146. Bobby Siliven (husband's great grandfather was Addison Siliven he had a daughter Effie who married Oscar Medearis (7) (William Jefferson 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  147. Carol Totten (10) of Isleham, Cambridgeshire, England, (grandaughter of Edward Lee Medearis 8, Franklin 7, John Wesley 6, John Redd 5, Oliver 4)
  148. Mary Bullock Payne (wife of Dr. William Hoyt Payne 10, Roberta Catherine Medaris 8, Rev. Robert Cummings 7, Robert Notion 6, John 5, Rice 4).
  149. Chris Andrew (Oregon), Although not related to our line, Chris discovered the grave of Lyman Medaris on a mountain side in Oregon and began researching the story behind it. He found our site and shared his discovery and research with us. We are certainly grateful to him.
  150. Rachel Cole-Turner (11) ( Verla Nadine Smith Cole 10, Hobart Raymond Smith 9, Thomas Alonzo Smith 8, Mary Bassid Laurence 7, Sarah Hicks Medearis 6, Benjamine W.H. 5, John 4)
  151. Alan Reed Medaris (10) (A. R. 9, Atha R. 8, Charles Murrell 7, Moses 6, Charles 5, Rice 4)
  152. Glenna Williams (11) Myrtle Deleta Stacy 10, Lucinda Abigail Stratton 9, Priscilla Stephens 8, Joseph Benjamin Stephens 7, Abigail Yancy Medearis 6, Benjamin Whitehead Hicks 5, John 4)
  153. Peggy Joyce Robertson Cumbest (11) (Joyce Franics Gossett 10, Aveerma Lea McDearis 9, Clinton Calvin 8, John Cleveland 7, James Hiram 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  154. Mary Church (11), (Mary Frances Madaris 10, Julius Franklin 9, Charles Buchanan 8, William Fletcher 7, Thomas 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  155. Jill Voegele (11) (grand-daughter of Harley Ernest McDaris, Jr. 9, Harley (Harlie) Ernest, Sr. 8, John Buford 7, Charles W. 6, James Andrew 5, Rice 4).
  156. Nancy E. Stonebraker (GG Granddaughter of John E. Medaris 7, Rice 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  157. Harold L. Ogden   (10) (John Bennett Ogden 9, Abigail Anna Sander 8, Abigail Stephens 7, Abigail Yancy Medearis 6, Benjamin W.H. 5, John 4)
  158. Jeff McDaries (11) (Charles E. McDaries 10, Stokley 9, Horace Lee 8, James Wiley 7, Robert Henry 6, James A.5, Rice 4)
  159. Kay Stovall Prewitt (10) (Evah Eliza Medaris 9, John Oliver 8, Oliver Cromwell Jr. 7, Oliver Cromwell Sr. 6, Gabriel 5, Rice 4)
  160. Henry Mitchell (9) (GG Grandson of Ricey Maderias John Mitchell 6, Drury Mitchell 5, Sarah Maderias 4, John Thomas 4)
  161. Robert Hall (9) (GG Grandson of Ricey Maderias John Mitchell 6, Drury Mitchell 5, Sarah Maderias 4, John Thomas 4)
  162. Althea Ellis Dulin (10) (Billy Gene Ellis 9, Robert Young Ellis 8, Lucinda Margaret Medearis 7, Wilson Frank 6, James Wilson 5, Benjamine 4)
  163. Hettie Page (10) (Mary Caldonia Quinn 8, Susan Jane Medearis 7, Charles Arthur Medearis 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  164. Laura Marello (10) (Granddaughter of Rebecca L. McDaris 8, Joseph Taylor 7, Henry 6, James Andrew 5, Rice 4)
  165. Mary Helen McDaris (9) (William Fred 8, John Lovin 7, Hiram 6, Gabriel Loving 5, Rice 4)
  166. Charles P. Morgan (10) Cedar Rapids IA. (Great Grandmother was Susan Medearis 7, Alfred W. 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  167. Richard D. Medaris (10) (Dean Harlan 9,Guy Duane 8,  Joseph Dimmitt 7, Rice 6, Charles 5, Rice 4)
  168. Donald L. Wildrick (10) (Adafren Alice Wildrick 9, Thomas Deal 8, Lucinda A. Medaris 7, Jonathan H. 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  169. Susan Keller (10) (Richard Spear 9, Roscoe Spear 8, Sara Katherine Medaris 7, Stephen Cyrus 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  170. Carmen Kinnett of Scott, Louisiana (Great Granddaughter of Phillip Napier Medearis, possible son of Haywood 6, Malachi 5, Charles 4)
  171. Linda Rogers (Great Granddaughter of Phillip Napier Medearis, possible son of Haywood 6, Malachi 5, Charles 4)
  172. Sandra Darlene Weaver D'Amato (10) (June Vaness McDaris 9, Earnie L. 8, William Rufus Rice 7, Rice 6, John W. 5, Rice 4)
  173. Lisa Renee' Elliott (11) (Kyle Steven Moss 10, Margrett Irene Medaris 9, Thomas Edward 8, Oliver C. Jr. 7, Oliver C. Sr. 6, Gabriel 5, Rice 4)
  174. Anita Howard Cox   (descended from Benjamin B. and Levincy (Jincy) Jane Medaris Howard 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4.
  175. Jean Davis Kelly (10) (Hoy Gaston Davis 9, Luley Leola Wild 8, Eliza Jane McDaris 7, James Andrew 6, Oliver 5, Rice 4)
  176. Edmund Paul Waddell (11) (Ruth Joyce Moorhead 10, Simeon Erastus Moorhead 9, Francina Isabelle Smith 8, Melinda Medaris 7, Charles 6, Malachi 5, Charles 4, Domingo1)
  177. Johnnie Calvin Madaris (10) (John Henry 9, William Alfred 8, William Fletcher 7, Thomas 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  178. Nancy Davenport (10) Aileen Kate McDearis 9, George Thomas 8, John Cleveland 7, James Hiram 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  179. Carolyn Elaine Madaris Lins Payne (10) (Jesse James Madaris 9, William Alfred 8, William Fletcher 7, Thomas 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  180. Marlene Terry (descended from Nancy Caroline Medaris 7, William H. Jr. 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  181. Beverly Hockett (10) (Lois Medearis Ostrom 9, John Francis Medearis 8, Robert Anderson 7, Wilson Frank 6, James Wilson 5, Benjamine 4)
  182. Jeff Larrow (11) (Mary E. Ginter Larrow 10, Tora M. Crader 9, Mary Y. Shanks 8, Louisa Stevens 7, Abagail Yancy Medearis 6, Benjamin W. H. 5, John 4)
  183. Sue Shepherd (10) granddaughter of Ellen Medearis Rogers 8, Phillip Napier Medearis 7, Malachi 6, Malachi 5, Charles 4)
  184. Margaret Beck   (descendant of Amanda Caroline Laurence 7, Mary Ann Medearis 6, Benjamin W. H. 5, John 4)
  185. Sarah Moores Walker Guthrie (10) ( Sarah Moores Walker 9, Emma Evaline Neeld 8, Lucy Catherine Medearis 7, John Thomas 6, George W. D. 5, John 4)
  186. Marie Clem Bogart (10) (Orin Gilbert Clem 9, Albert Clem 8, Hester A. Medaris 7, Charles 6, Thomas 5, Charles 4)
  187. Miriam Roberta McDaris Johns (9) John Robert McDaris 8, John Thomas 7, Rufus S. 6, John W. 5, Rice 4)
  188. Larry McDaris (10) (Lawrence McDaris Jr.9, Lawrence Sr. 8, John Thomas 7, Rufus S. 6, John W. 5, Rice 4)
  189. David Boehmer (gggrandson of Wm R. and Mary Reid Logan)
  190. Ruby Jo Metcalf Grady (9) (Bonnie McDaris 8, Zachariah 7, Gabriel 6, Oliver 5, Rice 4) via Mike Wyatt.
  191. Janet Reinitz (11) (Nancy Caroline Bell Medearis 9, John Wood 8, James Wood 7 , Malachi 6 , Thomas 5 , Charles 4)
  192. John Holland and Bea Medearis Jr. (9) (John Holland Sr. 8, John Lipscomb 7 Wiley W. 6, Washington Davis 5, John 4)
  193. Liz Connolly
  194. Robert Curtis Madaris (10) (Julius Franklin 9, Charles B. 8, William Fletcher 7, Thomas 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  195. Ellen Feldman Whitsel (10)  2nd Great Grandaughter of Sarah Jane Medaris Bryan (6) (Oliver 5, Rice 4)
  196. Jacki Harland  (11) (Mary Frances Madaris Church 10, Julius Franklin Madaris 9, Charles B. 8, William Fletcher 7, Thomas 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  197. John Harvey (10) (great grandson of Nancy B. Medaris 7, Austin Medaris 6, Charles 5, Rice 4)
  198. Robert Edwin Thompson McCluskey (9) (Belva Maude Smith 8, Mary Bassid Laurence 7, Sarah Hicks Medearis 6, Benjamin W. H. 5, John 4)
  199. Glorae White (Great Grand Neice of Dr. George W. Lane, first husband of Mellissa Jane Rains Lane, second wife of James Marion Madaris 7, James Hiram 6 , William H. 5 , Rice 4)
  200. Wilma Fields (10) (Hazel Alice Medearis 9, Frank Calvin 8, Thomas Whittier 7, Henry Massey 6, James Wilson 5, Benjamine 4)
  201. Bob Webster (11) (Gertrude Bell Medearis 8, James Henderson 7, Stephen C. 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  202. Mitchell Medaris (10) (Ronald Jack Medaris 9, Mound Stephen 8, Oliver Cromwell 7, Levi White 6, George Washington 5, Oliver 4)
  203. Patty (I need your name) (10) (Pauline Rachel Medaris 9, Oscar Franklin 8, William Evans 7, Massey Wesley 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  204. Marilyn Frances (11) (Lola Angela Madaris 9, James Cavasso 8, John R. 7, John 6, Thomas 5, Charles 4)
  205. Dwayne Madaris (11) (Robert Boyce Madaris Jr 10, Robert Boyce Sr. 9,  Robert Enzer 8, John Cleveland 7, James Hiram 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  206. Michelle Coan Byerly of Jasper, Texas, (2nd Great Granddaughter of Melinda Alice Medaris 7, James Douglas 6, James Davis 6, Oliver 4)
  207. Sheila Tabor (10) of Eubanks, Illinois. (grandaughter of Charles Laurence Young 8, Cornelia Patra Medaris 7, Moses 6, Charles 5, Rice 4)
  208. Paula Dawn Medaris (10) of Stockdale, Texas. (Paul Don Medaris 9, Paul Stanly 8, George 7, Thomas 6, George W. 5, Oliver 4)
  209. Janet Berleen  (connection not stated)
  210. June Cothran Deane (My ggg grandmother was *Sarah's daughter Matilda Hicks Bell who married Gabriel Tucker son of Daniel Tucker of Elbert County, Georgia.  All of the Medearis children were her half siblings.)  *(Sarah Hicks Bell, wife of John 4)
  211. Ric West (*Martha Marselle “Mattie” Tucker Madaris is my Great Grandfather Marcus deLafette Tucker’s sister.)  (*wife of Charles Buchannon Madaris 8, William Fletcher 7, Thomas 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  212. Daughter (didn't give name) (8) of (Ruth Medearis Phelps 9, John A. Medearis 08, John Wesley 7, Wilson Frank 6, James Wilson 5, Benjamine 4)
  213. Martin Heflebower wife is granddaughter of (Cora 8, Thomas Darwin 7, David Tuttle 6, Abraham 5, Oliver 4)
  214. Marsha McDaris Hooper (9) (William Marshall McDaris 8, William Walter 7, Hiram Medaris 6, Gabriel Loving 5, Rice 4)
  215. Bettie Woodle
  216. Linda Mancil Jordan
  217. Katherine Edwards
  218. Michael B. Burch (11) (Byron B. Burch 10, Joseph Leonard Burch 9, Amanda Jane Sparks 8, Francis Louise Medaris 7, Ithamer T. R. 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  219. Mary Seagar Adams (10) (Helen Medearis Seager 9, Frank Calvin Medaris 8, Thomas W. 7 , Henry M. 6 , James Wilson 5 , Benjamine 4)
  220. Cora Moss (wife of Kyle Moss 10, Margrett Irene Medaris Moss 9, Thomas Edward Medaris 8, Oliver C. Jr. 7, Oliver C. Sr. 6, Gabriel 5, Rice 4)
  221. Melanie J. Mendenhall (2nd great granddaughter of Janes Elizabeth Medaris Anderson 7, Jonathan H. 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  222. Evelyn Jean Baker Blackwell (10) (Lemuel Eugene Baker 9, William Lemuel Baker 8, Emeline Medaris 7, Rice Medaris 6, William H. 5, Rice 4
  223. Harold Medearis
  224. Patricia Vaughn Harmon (11) (Elizabeth Ann Medaris 7, William H. 6, John 5, Rice 4)
  225. Sharon McDaris-Hoover (10) (Bobby John McDaris 9, Earnie L. 8, William R. R. 7 , Rice 6 , John W. 5 , Rice 4)
  226. Lowell Jean Hobbs of Banning California (sister Violet Mae Hobbs Medearis wife of Roy Eugene Medearis 10, Fred Ray 9, Christian Penner 8, James Wood 7, Malachi 6, Thomas 5, Charles 4)
  227. Ray Green (10) (Sarah Grider 6, Sarah Medaris 5, Rice 4)
  228. Krystal Taylor (Robbye Dimples Broyles is her father in laws mother, Robbye is the daugher of William Martin 9, Ida Mae Medearis 8, Joseph L. 7, Charles 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  229. Robert Flanagan of Cincinnati, OH
  230. Edward Midkiff (11) (great grandson of Marcellus Medaris 7, John Ellsworth 6, Abraham 5, Oliver 4)
  231. Susanna Mitchell (11) (Leon Mitchell 10, Anna Mae Lee 9, Hannah Johnson 8, Angeline McDaris 7, Rufus S. 6, John 5, Rice 4)
  232. Curtis Darus (9) of Cairo, Decatur County, Georgia. (Dee Darus, John Darus, step-son to Thomas Madaris 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  233. Betty Darus (9) (Thomas Darus, John Darus, step-son to Thomas Madaris 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  234. Clyde Shamlee (10) (grandson of Matilda McDearis 8, John Cleveland 7, James Hiram 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  235. Debra Rabe Patek (By information found on Rootsweb posting)
  236. Margaret Van Ness Nelson (via her post on Genealogy.com) connection unknown.
  237. Sandra Darlene Weaver D'Amato (10) (June Vaness McDaris 9, Earnie Lenord 8, William R. 7, Rice 6, John W. 5, Rice 4)
  238. Martin W. Johnson ( no relation but appreciated greatly)
  239. Brian & Barb Beeson of Surrey, B.C., Canada. (Brian is related to John Redd/Redmond Madaris 5, through his daughter, Wilmuth and Elisha Freeland.)
  240. Hugh Goodman of Higland Village, Texas
  241. Elizabeth Caye Oppelt Ryan (11) (Jacqueline Caye McDaris 10, Ralph 9, John Buford 8, Lee S. 7, Charles W. 6, James A. 5, Rice 4)
  242. James E. Boyce
  243. Donna Foley (10) (Barbara Jean Wickersham 9, Fannie Eudora Russell 8, Luella N. Medearis 7, John Fletcher 6, John 5, Charles 4)
  244. Caleb Teffeteller (connection not provided)
  245. Laura Anne Brown (Bowes) (10) (Great Granddaughter of Laura Alice Medearis 7, Marion D. 6, John W. 5, Massey 4)
  246. Joel Justiss (descended from Catherine Yancey Justiss (7) (Rachael Davis Medearis 6, George W. D. 5, John 4)
  247. Alan Neumann (Connection not yet made)
  248. Melody Giles Crist (10) of Germany (Nola Doris Hamm 9, Zelma Oliver Medaris 8, William W. 7, Ithamer T. R. 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  249. Pat Roark (11) (Ruby Belle Duncan 10, Sarah Maude Madaris 9, Richard Enzer 8, James M. 7, James H. 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  250. Annette Strunk (11) (Grand daughter of Herschell Duncan 10, Sarah Maude Madaris 9, Richard Enzer 8, James M. 7, James H. 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  251. Mark D. Merrell (12) (grandson to Edna Mae Morland 9, Ada Alice Perkins 8, Mary Hesteline Medaris 7, Stephen Cyrus 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  252. David Walker (son-in-law of Blanche McDaris 9, John B. 8, Lee S. 7, Charles W. 6, James A. 5, Rice 4)
  253. James Andrew Medaris (11) (James Abraham 10, James Andrew 9, John 8, Elias 7, Charles 6, Thomas 5, Charles 4)
  254. Mark King (11) Great Grandson of Gerald Otto Mask 8, Sarah E. Medaris 7, Abraham 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  255. Charles Andrews (descended from James M. Roudebush who married Paulina Medearis (7) (Malachi 6, Thomas 5, Charles 4)
  256. Mary Lu Sanders
  257. J. D. Gee (no relation to the family just a kind contributor)
  258. Robin Hill (10) (Jimmie McDaris 9, Earney Leonard 8, William R. R. 7 , Rice 6 , John W. 5 , Rice 4)
  259. Margaret Steup (My mother-in-law was the great-granddaughter of a Charles B. Madaris)
  260. Todd Murray
  261. Jeffrey Michael Loftin (I am related to Senith via her daughter Minnie Arletta Hall) (Senith A. Medaris 7, Austin 6, Charles 5 , Rice 4)
  262. Mark Medearis Wyly (9) (Mary Sue Medearis 8, Park Hinds 7, Park Hinds 8, Robert Anderson 7, Wilson Frank 6, James Wilson 5, Benjamine 4)
  263. Sonja Medaris Sizemore (9) (Louis J. Medaris 8, Louis Albert 7, Charles Elmer 6, Malachi 5, Charles 4)
  264. Tracy McDaris Raz (10) (Marvin MacMillion McDaris Jr. 9, Marvin MacMillion 8, Remus Marion 7, William H. 6, John 5, Rice 4)
  265. Margaret H. Brigman (husband is the grandson of Rebecca L. McDaris 8, Joseph Taylor McDaris 7, Robert Henry 6, James A. 5, Rice 4)
  266. Silvia Roberts Lowrey (wife of Orvey Preston Lowrey Jr. 9, Orvey Preston Sr. 8, Mary Rebecka Medaris 7, Oliver Cromwell 6, Gabriel L. 5, Rice 4)
  267. Karen A. Dickerson (12) (2nd great Granddaughter of Silas Leon Anderson 8, Myra Green 7, Susan Elizabeth Mederis 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  268. Larry Lieneke via his web site  Descendants of Robert Dillingham, of Maryland
  269. Kris Smith (11) (James William Smith 10, James William Medearis [Smith] 9, Christian Penner Medearis 8, James Wood 7, Malachi 6, Thomas 5, Charles 4)
  270. Benny Hayes, descended from John and Millie Medaris Hayes (5), (Rice 4)
  271. Brenda Joyce, with quotes from "The Shoe Cobblers Kin" by Lorena Shell Eaker.
  272. Janine Ramsey
  273. Lorie Nunnally (11), (3rd great granddaughter of Martha Jane Medaris 6, James Andrew 5, Rice 4)
  274. Rebecca Medaris, wife of David Daniel Medaris (11) (Odell F. 10, Clarence Odell 9, Stephen Curtis 8, William Hastings 7, Stephen C. 6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  275. Craig Medaris (10) (Fred Perry 9, John Alfred 8, Sylvester P. 7, David Tuttle 6, Abraham 5, Oliver 4)
  276. Robert Madaris  (10) (Robert Madaris 9, Robert E. McDearis 8, John Cleveland 7, James Hiram 6, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  277. Debra Madaris Efird (11) (William Clinton Madaris Jr. 10, William Clinton 9, William Arthur 8, James Marion 7, James Hiram 5, William H. 5, Rice 4)
  278. Susan Holt Murray, descended from Nancy J. Medaris (7) (Salathiel  6, James Davis 5, Oliver 4)
  279. Carl Adcock
  280. David Davis (11) (Roy Davis 10, Grace Townsend 9, Addie Dickerson 8, Robert M. Dickerson 7, Alicy Medearis 6, Henry 5, James 4)
  281. Joe Potter (11)  (Great Grandson of Mary M. Smith 7, Davidson M. Smith 6, Mary Medearis 5, John 4)
  282. Pat Lundberg (11) (Great Granddaughter of L.Z. Medaris 8, Martin Vanburen 7, John Wesley 6, John Redd 5, Oliver 4)
  283. Jesse L. Williams, not related but a very helpful researcher.
  284. Barbara Baines
  285. Thomas McDaries (10) (Joseph Duane 9, Furman A. 8, James W. 7, Robert H. 6, James A. 5, Rice 5)
  286. Lydia A. McLamore Rambo (10) (John Homer Medearis 9, Homer 8, Frank 7, Alfred B. 6, Gabriel L. 5, Rice 4)
  287. Sherry Ann Medariz (9) (Homer 8, Frank 7, Alfred B. 6, Gabriel L. 5, Rice 4)
  288. Robert & Debbie Patrick (10) (Sherry A. Medariz 9, Homer Medearis 8, Frank 7, Alfred B. 6, Gabriel L. 5, Rice 4)