William C. Hedgepath is my g/grandfather. My gf is his son EDWARD ELI HEDGEPATH, b. 1866 (that's right) who m. JANIE DEBORAH THOMAS, parents of my mother KATHERINE HEDGPATH b. 1906 (as she spelled it and said her father spelled it, but at least one other sibling used the middle "e") who m. JOSEPH BARRON CHANDLER and were my (b. 1941) parents.I have SOME additional information and some clues.I'll e-mail you.