We are primarily researching the Fletcher, Knight, Covington, Hough, Bartkus and
Tissing surnames. Our Fletchers originated with Joseph W. Fletcher and Catherine
Warth in Gallipolis, OH.Their great-grandson brought our branch of the Fletchers to
the Mountain Home, AR, area. Some names associated with the Fletcher surname
are Beavers, Haney, Heiskill, Kindle, Rogers, Scherer, Berry, and Chapman.Our
Knights started with Henry A. Knight and Katherine Curry in North Carolina. James
W. Knight and Nancy Savage brought our branch of the Knights to the Buford, AR,
area. Some names associated with the Knight name are Curry, Shirley, Roberts,
Covington, Taylor, Martin, Beers, and Short.
Our Tissings started with Roelof Jans Tissing in Holland about 1710. Four
generations later, Otto Tissing brought his family to America in 1888 and settled in
Chicago. Names associated with the Tissing name are Zwart, Boersma, Case,
Oberheide, Saari, Bernard, Neckvatal, Box, DeYoung, Tanis, Hough, Ballantyne,
Buell, Belding, Miller, and Williamson.
Our Bartkus family came from Lithuania to Chicago. Not much is known about this
name. Names associated are English and Farley.
Would love to correspond with anyone having connections with any of these names.