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Landsdown, David Allen...looking for name of his first wife. Second wife was Juliann (July Ann) Martin. He was born ca 1802 in Wilkes Co., NC nd moved early on to North Georgia, Gwinnett/Forsyth Cos. He married Juliann in 1839. Was a member of the Georgia State legislature in 1837 when his first wife died. Was a member of the GA Militia.
Federal Census Pickens County, Georgia
Landsdown Billy A. 3 Ga. 974 pg00964.txt Grassy Knob Dist.
Landsdown David 58 N.C. 974 pg00964.txt Grassy Knob Dist.
Landsdown David A., Jr. 16 Ga. 974 pg00964.txt Grassy Knob Dist.
Landsdown Jackson E. 18 Ga. 974 pg00964.txt Grassy Knob Dist. Landsdown Julia A. 59 Ga. 974 pg00964.txt Grassy Knob Dist.
|LANGLEY||Sarah "Sallie" Tidwell and John Langley
Read no 31 and the paragraph under no. 32
|LAWfirstname.lastname@example.org Sheryl Rowell Townsend|
|LEAGUE||James League Will|
|LEDBETTER||Ledbetter Book by William Charles Cudlipp, II
Archived copy of
by Wanda Collins
|LEE||Date: 5/14/02 12:24:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time
From: email@example.com (Donald Lee)
This same father and son (Henry Sr and Henry Jr) are believed to be identified in 1840 Forsyth Co Census on Pg 266 with Henry Sr marked in the 60-70 age category and Henry Jr marked in the 15-20 age category.
Also believed that this same pair are identified on Pg 344 of 1830 Gwinnett Co Census with Henry Sr marked in the 50-60 age bracket and Henry Jr marked in the 5-10 age bracket. There is another male in the household identified in the 15-20 age bracket, but I have no idea who this might be.
The children of Rody Carr and Henry Lee are found again in the 1860 Cherokee Co, AL Census, Pg 363-364, dwelling no. 1164. The Head of Household is listed as Malisa Lee, age 40, which may or may not be the same person as Rody A.M (could the "M" stand for Malisa?) Carr - the age is off by 5 years from what you would expect (should be 35 instead of 40).
Neither Henry Lee Sr nor Henry Lee Jr are listed in the 1834 Forsyth County (State) Census, so it seems that they left Gwinnett Co sometime after 1834 and arrived prior to 1840 to be counted in that Federal Census.
Any help that can be given will be greatly appreciated!
Don Lee Athens, AL firstname.lastname@example.org
|LIGHTemail@example.com TODD LIGHT
I would be very interested in any info on the LIGHT surname, 1830's to ???. Also interested in info or photographs of Light's from Georgia in general.
Date: Sun Nov 10
Comment: I am looking for information on William Lile and family who may have lived in or near Cherokee or Forsyth Counties c. 1846-70. William was married to Albina or Elvina and their children were Madison, George W., Jane E., Susan E., and James B.
|LONGfirstname.lastname@example.org Joe Harrington|
|LOWEemail@example.com Dan Hagin|
|LOWERY||Basil Pierce Lowery
Isaac Pierce born: (June 2, 1817) in GA married: Nancy Jane Vestal (May 22, 1842) in Forsyth County, GA
|MAJOR (S)||Wvhilbilez@aol.com Diane McDonough|
|MAJOR (S)||firstname.lastname@example.org Barbara Brown|
|MARTINemail@example.com Rupert Sexton|
|MARTINfirstname.lastname@example.org Marsha Roach|
|MARTINemail@example.com Lorene Veal|
|MARTIN||CJMASHBU@cs.com Connie Mashburn|
|MARTIN||Sarah Crowe Barker
Ancestors and descendents of John Crow, father of Samuel B. Crow.
Ancestors and descendents of Absalom Martin
|MARTINfirstname.lastname@example.org Randy Smith|
Marianne Lefevre Harden
I'm looking for information regarding my ggg grandmother Mercillia ( Mercila Mursylea) Martin born abt 1824 N.C. So far I have uncovered that she married my ggg grandfather George Milton Harvey in Forsyth County Sept 11, 1842. Their children's names were Margaret K 1843, Gilbert A 1844, Jesse M 1846, Nancy C. 1848, Allen P.1852, Louisa C.1853, John C.1855, Elizabeth A.1857, George M 1860.
By 1850 they were living in Gilmer County Georgia near George's parents Allen A. and Margaret Harvey. I'd love to know the names of Mercillia's parents and or siblings and any reference to her or family.
|MARTIN||Martin on 1840 Census|
|MARTIN||Quotes from "The Family History of Thomas Martin, Sr. A North Carolinian American Revolutionary Soldier" by Jenny Martin Fagg|
*Elender P. MARTIN, born September 19, 1813 in NC; died September 22, 1862 in Gwinnett Co., GA; married on January 30, 1842 in Forsyth Co. to Ezekiel P. HARVEY. 1850 census in 31st District of Forsyth Co. No known children born to this union.
*William J. MARTIN, born March 24, 1818 in NC: died June 26, 1860 in Gwinnett Co., GA; married Letty PRUITT on July 9, 1840 in Forsyth Co. Father of eight children: Sarah Ann, Nancy Matilda, Martha Jane, John Wesley, Robert Levi, Henry William, Ezekiel Pinkston, Mary Adeline.
*Mahala MARTIN, born 1820 in NC: died before 1870; married on Dec 6, 1846
to John J. BLALOCK in Forsyth Co. 1850 census in 31st District of Forsyth
MARTIN - Desire any information on Susie Martin Jones, wife of Jacob E. Jones and daughter of Stephan Martin, possibly son of Absalom Martin.
I am searching for background information on a widow named MARGARET MARTIN who was in Forsyth County, GA, along with her three children from 1832 to 1850 or later.
|MASHBURN||CJMASHBU@cs.com Connie Mashburn|
|MASHBURN||Info about Rev. John Harvey Mashburn and his son, John Wesley Mashburn
|MASONemail@example.com Paula Doyle-Bicket|
|McAFEE||From: Travis McAfee
I have info on the following but am trying to gather more..
|McAFEE||E. C. was the son of John Whitaker McAfee and the nephew of Alexander
E. C. McAfee's house sat on the Ridge in Cumming. It was the old house with the 2 rock chimneys that was up by the water tower. According to Garland Bagley, he found an ad offering it for sale in 1842. Apparently there were old slave cabins behind it until they built 400. It was burnt by the Fire Department as a practice exercise....Donna
|McAFEE||Alexander McAfee 1 Mar 1797 - 25 Nov 1866
Harriet S. McAfee 10 Mar 1813 - 29 Oct 1881 MFLP
|McDANIELfirstname.lastname@example.org marsha roach|
|McDOW, JOHN email@example.com Don Rhodes|
|McGINNIS||Will of Sarah McGinnis Forsyth Co., Ga
Died: 26th Nov 1868
Executor of Will; William D Bentley.
Stephen W McGinnis (Living in California at time of Will)
Osborn McGinnis (Living in Forsyth Co Ga at time of Will)
James N McGinnis (Living in Murray Ga at time of Will)
Augustus "Justus" C McGinnis
Eliza M McGinnis (Living in Murray Ga at time of Will)
|McKINLEYfirstname.lastname@example.org Margaet Bennett
|McWhorteremail@example.com Dan Hagin|
|MERRETT||Will of William G Merrett Dated 7th March 1862 Forsyth Co., Ga
Probate Jan 1863
|Mewborn/Muborn/ Mewboornfirstname.lastname@example.org Dan Hagin|
Looking to share any info on the descendents and ancestors of James Milford who was born in Pendleton, SC about 1813 and died in Forsyth County in 1877. James had two wives, Ellander Thornton and Sarah Amelia Harris. James is buried at Zion Hill Baptist Church.
|MILLS||Will of William E Mills Dated March 8th 1862 Forsyth Co., Ga
Probate March 2nd 1863
Father; Isaac E Mills
|MITCHELL||Sharon K. Jung|
|MONTGOMERY||I once asked some of the laies about Noah Montgomery. They said he was the kind of man who could make money "sitting on the porch with his feet up"....Donna|
|MOON||MOONDWMOON@aol.com David Moon|
Searching for any and all Mooney connections. Please contact me at email@example.com
Thank you, Hazel
I have information on Joseph Foster, Joshua Estes, Fredrick Moor, Amon Hudson and Joseph Black families of Forsyth Co. I will be glad to share what I have....John Foster
|MOORHEAD||Posted by Shirley Ransom 8/31/2002
David T. Moorhead, born July 31, 1856 in Forsyth County, GA, married on March 25, 1880 to Emma Roland of Dawson County, GA. Children were Mary Jane, b. 1881, Dawson County, GA (?); Annie Ethel, b. 1882, Forsyth County, GA; Essie Ola, b 1884, Forsythe County, Ga (?); Clara Belle, b. 1886, Novetta, Forsythe Co, GA; Joseph Maxey, b. 1888, Forsythe County, GA(?); Toma Luella, b. 1890, Forsythe County, GA. Essie Ola Moorhead died Mar. 6, 1888. Is there any record of her death and burial in Forsythe County, GA? The rest of the family moved to Miami, TX in 1892 and to Oklahoma territory, Day County, in 1898. Thank you for this information.
|MOULDER||JJCRUFF@aol.com I am looking for jenny jones who was born 12-20-1896 died06-26-1924 she was married to guy moulder if you have any info please let me know she is my great grandmother|
|MULLINAXfirstname.lastname@example.org K. McGee|
|NICHOLSemail@example.com Donna N. Peeples|
Marie D. Frohlich
Researching The Wiley Nix family, John Dunlap. Tyler Dunlap, Andrew R. Dunlap. That lived in Coal Mountain
|OLIVER||- Mr. Daniel J. Oliver Jr., age 75, of Cumming died Wednesday, January
8, 2003. Mausoleum Chapel at Swanee View Memorial Gardens
Source: The Augusta Chronicle January 9, 2003
|OWENfirstname.lastname@example.org Lorene Veal|
|OWENemail@example.com Rupert Sexton|
|OWEN||Birthday Dinner of George Owen
|OWENS||Howell Owens Group|
My Great, Great Grandfather, Jonathan PACE, came to Forsyth County and married Mary THOMPSON in Feb 1840. They lived in the Ocee community in what became Milton County and now Fulton County. They are buried in the Old Bethlehem Cemetery in middle of the Windward Development along with several unmarried children.
I have a large amount of oral history gathered from his granddaughters. I was introduced to family history by Corrine Mae PACE who was an assistant teacher at the Bacon School in Forsyth County in 1926. Corrine and her sister, Ruby Lee
PACE were school teachers in Marietta for over 40 years. They are buried with their parents at Midway Methodist Cemetery in Forsyth.
The list of surnames that his children married include DOSS, BROOKS, HARDEMAN (HARDMAN), VAUGHN, MOSTELLER, LONG, HANSARD, WEBB, TURLEY. His grandchildren were married to surnames ROSS, STOKES, PRIEST, HEMBREE, LECROY, RUCKER.
Most of these families came out of Forsyth and Milton and settled in Atlanta or Cobb County. I am a VP of the Pace Society of America and serve as their web master.
Researching ancestors & descendents of Cornelius PACE
(born abt 1787, SC - died 10/1847, Henderson County, NC)
of Rutherford, Buncombe & Henderson Counties, North Carolina
Visit The Pace Society Home Page at:
|PANTERfirstname.lastname@example.org Paula Doyle-Bicket|
|PATTERSONemail@example.com Carl Crowley|
|PATTERSONfirstname.lastname@example.org Paula Doyle-Bicket|
|PATTEN||Gene Patten, 77, of Cumming died Wednesday, .Feb. 26, 2003.
Burial will be in Sawnee View Memorial Gardens.
Grtgrtgandparents: William 'Bill' Pearson of Forsyth Co, GA
Grtgrtgandparents: William 'Bill' Pearson of Forsyth Co, GA
Date: Tue Dec 10 19:48:19 2002
Comment: neet look up for ephraim pearson m. a nancy.?
ephraim b 1800-1810 in foryth co,ga d.1850-60-
any information would be greateful,thank you
looking for more information on ephraim pearson/his wife nacny ? and family any help would be apprecited they came from sc to forsyth co. in the cuba area/i was told.were could a person write for a death record or will. iheard that two of his kids was left with two differt family.
thank you rj
|PENDLEY||Wvhilbilez@aol.com Diane McDonough|
|PERRYemail@example.com Rupert Sexton|
|PERRYfirstname.lastname@example.org Marsha Roach|
|PERRY||Obit 1917 Mrs. Harriet Perry|
|PETTYemail@example.com Kathryn Tidwell|
|PHILLIPSfirstname.lastname@example.org Brenda S. Phillips|
|PHILLIPS||Phillips Isaac Charles Jul 1800 - 17 Apr 1880|
|PIERCEemail@example.com June Smith Elkins|
Daniel Garrett line thru son John S. Garrett
Lucretia "Cresy" Pierce b December 26, 1808 - need her parents.
Old Pirkle Home Place
by Marsha Pirkle Webb MGWebb30@aol.com
Martha "Patsy" Pool
|POOL/PETTYPOOL||Descendants of William PETTYPOOL|
|PORTERfirstname.lastname@example.org Freeman and Brenda Porter|
or email@example.com Kathryn Johnson
I am researching PORTER names: Thomas Banks Porter, Elizabeth Porter, Hugh Porter, Rebecca Porter, Samuel Andrew Porter, William Porter, James Porter, Martha Patsy Porter, John Porter, Andrew Porter, Rev. Joseph Porter (my line), Nancy Porter, Basil Smith Porter, Job Porter, Samuel Gibson Porter, Thomas Porter, & Mary Ann Porter, Rev. Phillip Porter is their father & Mary Ann Smith is their mother.
|POWELL||Wvhilbilez@aol.com Diane McDonough|
|PRUITT||Obit 1906 Mrs. R.J. Pruitt|
|PRUETT /PRUITT||Name: Valerie Pruett Smith
Date: Fri Dec 6 02:24:32 2002
Comment: Both of my parents were from Hall,Forsyth,and Gwinnett counties.PRUETT-Hunt My father was Major Ferrell Pruitt from Cummings and my mother was Nondas Virginia Hunt from Duluth. If anyone should know of or are kin I'd really like to hear from you. Thanks,Valerie
|PRUITT/PREWITTfirstname.lastname@example.org Rupert Sexton|
|PRUITTemail@example.com Marvin Hardin|
Washington Hale PRUITT/PREWITT: born about 1802 in SC; died Sept 18, 1862 in Forsyth Co; married Martha Zelphia EARLY about 1823; who was born in NC about 1800 and died about 1846.
Letty PRUITT, daughter of Washington Hale PRUITT/PREWITT and Martha Zelphia EARLY; born March 11, 1826 in SC and died July 24, 1891 in Gwinnett Co., GA. Married (1) on July 9, 1840 in Forsyth Co., to William J. MARTIN; (2) Ezekiel P. HARVEY, January 22, 1863 in Gwinnett Co., GA. Mother of ten children: eight Martin and two Harvey.
Brenda GILBERT Abbott
My grandmother was Minnie Inez Pruitt, the youngest of 10 children born to Tillman M. Pruitt, b. in Spartanburg S.C.in 1833 and Martha A. McCain Pruitt. He was the s/o William Pruitt., b. in SC in 1807 and wife (UNK maiden name). He had a brother, Calvin and a half-brother by the name of Zilmon. Zilmon's mother was UNK Daskey.
William was the s/o Benjamin Pruitt,b. in SC, prior to 1893 and Judah UNK. Benjamin was the s/o Richard Pruitt, b. in 1748 in Luxenbury VA and Francis (Fannie) Sandbridge. Richard was the s/o William, b. between 1725-1730 in Halifax, VA and Judith Dudley. William was the s/o Thomas Pruett, Sr., b.in 1693 in Henrico County, VA and wife Mary Magdalene (Chastain) Ducray. Thomas, Sr. was the s/o Henry Pruett/Prewitt,Sr. ,b.in York Co., Va in 1954 and Rebecca Ann Dabbs/Dobbs. Henry was the s/o Thomas Prewett who was born in Eng.in 1616 and UNK wife,
See note on Immigrant ancestor:
On May 6, 1636, Joane Bennett, widow, received 450 acres in Charles River Co., VA. upon the new Poqueson River, east towards the bays, west into the woods, north up9on the Pinye Swamp (River) and south upon Robert Thrasher. 50 acres due for trasfer of 8 persons: Ann Winter, John Roote, Jon Marshall, Thomas Prewitt, Andrew Chant, Jon Morris, and Pole Carplights.
At frist, land could only be had by paying the passage of settlers too poor to pay their own; the man who paid the transportation cost got 50 acres of land for each person brought to Virginia. The transported person usually had to spend 5 years in working out the costs of his passage, but at the end of that time, he or she also received 50 acres of land.
On June 2, 1636, Thomas Privett was granted 50 acres of land in Charles river Co., VA, being a neck of ground at the New Poqueson, west upon William Clarke a creek, then east upon Thomas Harwood a creek, The said 50 acres of land being due unto him the said Thomas Privett for the transportation of one servant into this colony.
This seems strange that an indentured servant would be transporting an indentured servant to do his work for him."
In spite of all this info, I am still seeking info on the wives, siblings, spouses, etc. of these men. Thanks for any help!
Pruitt (Washington Hale)
Elizabeth PUCKETT was married to James HARRIS in 1863 Paulding Co. GA. They were in the 1870 Forsyth Co. census with an Eliza JONES, age 10, in the h/h. Elizabeth was the sister to my gr grandfather, Wm Samuel PUCKETT & I'm trying to find descendants. There were other siblings & they were the children of Andrew Jackson PUCKETT & Frances ROBERTS of Coweta Co. GA. Have info & pictures to share. Thank you, Diane Ethridge Conroe, TX
|QUARLESfirstname.lastname@example.org Lorene Veal|
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