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Items in this Archives have been contributed by various descendants and researchers of the Cauble, Rotan, and other allied families, who transcribed, compiled, or authored the documents. Those transcribers, compilers, and/or authors retain ownership of their own work and said work may NOT be published in print, electronic, or any other form without written permission of the owner. All copyright laws apply to this material.

Research Notes, Documents and Transcriptions

Deed: William Rotan and Rosey, Barren County, KY, 10 September 1803
Fannin County, Texas Probate Court for Rotan and Allied Descendants
Letter from John Henry Kirby to Ida Cauble Harp January 8, 1937
Death Certificate of Thomas F. Cauble February 11, 1948
Plat: “Plat of Frost Thorns Part of the Garmo Aranjo Grant”, Deed Book C:683, Tyler County, Texas
Recording of Texas Marks & Brands 1:22 Tyler County, Texas
Markers and Head stones in the Cauble-Burch Cemetery Peach Tree Village, Tyler County, Texas (including FindAGrave.com link)
Selected Entries From White County, Tennessee Tax Lists, 1811-1876, from White County, Tennessee Trustee’s Office Tax Book (1811-1815) through Book (1876), Tennessee State Library roll 123 [PDF file]
White Co. Tennessee, Clerk’s Office Minute Book, Volume 7 (Oct 1806-Aug 1811), page 20, Tennessee State Library, Family History Library Roll 0507869
Interview with Willie Cauble Powell E111 by Marj Carpenter, as published Big Spring (Texas) Herald, Sunday, August 14, 1977
Notes: Men Named Richard M. Rotton/Rattan/Rotan
Modified Register for Dr. William Edward Throckmorton, M.D.
Notes: Alfred Lester ALLISON, Sr. and Ella MATTHEWS submitted by Martha Prince. [Email the author]
A Look at Men with Green Surname Who Lived in Tyler, Limestone, McLennan, and Hill Counties of Texas before and after 1850. Researcher: Julia Cauble Smith
Death Record: Mrs. Edward Gardiner
Marriage Bond: Samuel Burch & Dorothea Brown
Article about Lillian Cauble Cross (married to Dr. James Cross)
Autobiographical account by Ulmer Lee Wood Switzer Loyd from the library of Sylvia Caldwell Rankin via Jim Windsor
“Ulmer Lee (Birdie) Wood Family” by Mary Jane Loyd Vandiviere; October 1992 (referred to as the Vandiviere Manuscript, from the library of Sylvia Caldwell Rankin
Tracking Men Named Adam Cauble by Julia Cauble Smith
Allied Family Surnames: Submitted by Julia Cauble Smith April 2013
Registry Notes: Lillian Cauble Cross (C52)

White County, TN Court Records

These records gathered and transcribed by Julia Cauble Smith. They are posted on this website for the personal use of Cauble-Rotan family researchers.
Go to: White County, TN Records

The ‘Rotan Encyclopedia’

A listing of Rotton / Rotan / Rattan/ Roden/ Rhoden Names in South Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, Illinois, and Missouri from 1701-1901
Go to: Rotan Encyclopedia


Mary Matthews and Thomas Fulton Cauble
The family of Lavva Elizabeth Cauble Circa 1910
George W. and Jessie Loucinda Cauble Wood
John F. and Maggie Cauble Ivy
John and Eveliza Chaney Cauble
Robert Ira and Winnie Gill Cauble and family
Dow, “Cub” and “Pole” Wood: Sons of Jessie Loucinda Cauble and George Washington Wood. Photo from the collection of grandaughter Jessie Lu Osburn, contributed by Sylvia Caldwell Rankin.
A.M. Cauble
Mary Ann Matthews and Tom Cauble [This photo contributed by Deborah Denson in 1999. It appears to have been taken in the 1920s and the girls are probably their grandchildren. Tom lived until 1940, and the death of Mary Ann is unknown.
Ira Matthews and siblings from the collection of Martha Prince.
Allison Family from the collection of Martha Prince.
Matthews Family from the collection of Martha Prince.
Branding Time at the Loving Ranch
The Cauble’s Show
Cauble-Loving Cousins
Frank Everitt Cauble
Frank and Donna Loving Cauble and family
Children of Annie Taylor and John Thomas Eberhart C61
Baby photo marked W. B. Dillman and other unidentified little girls

Chaney Manuscripts

These documents are the research of Michael A. Ports (C611111) and are posted on this website with his gracious permission. These articles have been or will be published in STIRPES, the Quarterly of the Texas State Genealogical Society.

Mystery Solved: The Origin of Christopher Chaney
Christopher Chaney, Texas Patriot
Ellen W. Chaney, Frontier Rancher
Eveliza Chaney, Texas Matriarch
Jane Chaney, Texas Housewife
Mahala Chaney, Steadfast Widow
Martha Ann Chaney, Frontier Stalwart

Map Collection

Tyler County, TX
Turkey Creek:  “The State of South Carolina from the best Authorities by Samuel Lewis 1795. Scale of American Miles 69 1/2 to a Degree.” This map shows Pacolet or Sandy River, as well as Turkey Creek in Camden District, part of the old Craven County that extended across parts of both colonial North and South Carolina.
Tyron County, NC:  Credited to researcher JRShelby.com. It shows the approximate boundaries of Tryon County, North Carolina, 1768-1772, based on a map by Elmer Oris Parker. The JRShelby website was linked from North Carolina State Library website.