Researching the Family line of James Madison Trussell Sr.1808-1887 and Susannah Slaughter Parks 1819-1859.
Diary, Letters and legal documents from the James Madison Trussell Sr.family housed at the University of Texas at Arlington Library Sepecial collections division:
Known as the Trussell and Jones Papers, donated by Margaret Trussell Dunn in the 1980's.
Family information for James Madison Trussell follows back to year 1700in Frederick Co. Virginia.
The family migrated from Virgina to:
1.South Carolina in 1773 (Chester Co.)
2.Kentucky unknown location and Tennessee (early 1806-1814)
See Trussell Creek and Trussel Cove in Grundy Co.Tenn.
3.Alabama 1815-1840-(St. Clair, Tuscaloosa and Green Co.)
See Trussell Creek and historic sites in Green Co.
4.Mississippi 1840-1877 (Kemper and Lauderdale Co.)
See town of Battlefield near Collinsville in Lauderdale Co.
5.Texas 1877-2007 (Llano,Burnet,Nueces,and Tarrant Co.)
See town of Kingsland and town of Burnet 1877-1908
Connecting Family names of interest are:
Asher,Lyles, Cockerell/ Cockrell, Parks, Lewis, Price,and Jones.
Adding further information to the above family line in Colonial America state of Virgina 1622 with ancestry back to England before 1622- France 1100's and Italy 800 A.D.