John Monroe Connaway was my 3rd Great Grandfather. I am related to him through Marion Thomas Bowers, one of the sons of Francis Marion Bowers. Are you descended from John Jackson Bower's daughter, Jessie Maurine Bowers. I have a fair amount of info about the Connaways. John Monroe was born May 30, 1829 in Georgia and died July 28, 1878 in Parker Co., TX. He married Alcy Ann Jackson February 11, 1849 in Newton Co., GA. Alcy was born March 19, 1828 and died August 28, 1899. I have 4 children listed for them, William, Georgia Ann, Mary E., and Lee. I have it from 3 different sources that Alcy was supposedly related to Stonewall Jackson, but nobody I know has found the link. John's father was William Connaway born in 1798 in Georgia and died June 8, 1864 in Hatchett Creek, Coosa Co., AL. He married a Mary Tyle in 1825. Mary Tyle was born June 4, 1808 in Newton Co., GA and died June 4, 1883 in Parker Co., TX. I have 7 children listed form them: John Monroe, Martha M., James H., Thomas J., Sarah E., Frances M. and Andrew. John Monroe's grandfather wasCurtis Adams Connaway, who's father was Levin Connaway, born in 1742. Well I better stop are this message is going to get to long. Email me at Magoodkm@aol.com and I will send you what additional info I have.