Hi, I found the following info in a database called Gene Pool Individual Records at ancesty.com.I am particulary interested in the one "James Kinley" who apparently changed / shortened his name.He appears on the 1830, 1840 & 1850 census in Franklin Co., GA (as James Kinley). I believe that he is the father of Elizabeth Caroline Kinley, who was born November 23, 1823 & married Elias Mitchell Bentley.Elias & Elizabeth Caroline raised their family in Habersham County, GA.I wonder why James "Kinley" changed his name; did he just wish to shorten it?Any family info / connections would greatly appreciated:
JAMES KINLEY b 13 Jan 1799, Franklin Co, GA, d 8 May 1857 Father: Harris Kinley Wyly Mother:Artemi Taylor
CHRISTOPHER WYLY b 1814 AL, Father: Harris McKinley Wyly Mother: Artie Taylor
ISABELLA WYLY, b 1795, Mecklenburg Co, NC, Father: Harris McKinley Wyly, Mother: Artie Taylor
JAMES WYLY, b 1797, Mecklenburg Co, NC Father: Harris McKinley Wyly, Mother: Artie Taylor
JOHN WYLY, b 1812, AL, Father: Harris McKinley, Mother: Artie Taylor
SARAH WYLY, b 1810, AL, Father: Harris McKinley, Mother: Artie Taylor
HARRIS MCKINLEY WYLY, b 1769, Mecklenburg, NC, d 1850 Washington, Tennessee, m. Artie Taylor, His parents:James Wyly and Martha Harris.
Also listed was:JOHN HARRIS WYLY, b 1 Feb 1816, Landin Blount, TN, died 15 Oct 1866 in Atlanta, GA.married Mary Henrietta Parks.His parents:James Rutherford Wyley & Sarah Hawkin Clark.