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RIDLEY, DAY, THOMPSON, SMITH - Seeking other descendants/researchers of Nathaniel Ridley, b: 1675, Isle of Wight Co, VA, married Elizabeth Day, daughter of Capt. James Day and Margaret Thompson. Nathaniel and Elizabeth's son, James Day Ridley, was born in 1710 and married Jane Smith. Their son, Arthur Ridley, was my 5th g.grandfather and was married to Mary Blunt/Blount.

K. Gresham Thu Dec 12 08:44:08 1996

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MARSHALL - Boddie finds John and Thomas Marshall who signed the West petition. There is some speculation that the Thomas Marshall who died in Westmoreland Co. in 1704 was that Thomas. Does anyone know any more about these Marshalls?--Marshall Smith, Rockville, MD

Marshall Smith Tue, 10 Dec 1996 10:18:52

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ATKINS, CROCKER - Looking for family of Joseph Atkins born July 1, 1847 - Died June 30, 1912. Buried in Central Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Isle of White. Married Catherine Crocker.

Mary Sue Cash Sat, 07 Dec 1996 22:38:38

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GILBERT - I am still trying to find out more about my ancestor, William Gilbert, born in 1753 in Virginia - where exactly, I'm not sure. He married a Tamar Strickland (the daughter of Jacob Strickland II and Priscilla Young Strickland) and I know they were from the Isle of Wight. I know the Stricklands were there and also the Braswells. I descend from Matthew Strickland, Sr., then Matthew Strickland, Jr., then Jacob I and then Jacob II, and then Tamar who married William Gilbert. Any information you could give me would be very much appreciated on any of these people. Thanking you in advance.

Sue Howard Fri, 06 Dec 1996 17:16:44

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RUFFIN, JEWRY, PRIME/PRYME, RIDLEY, WATKINS, GRAY, CRAWFORD, CHAMBERS  - Searching for all RUFFIN lines in VA. William RUFFIN, d. by 1674 Isle of Wight Co, VA; m. Miss JEWRY, dau of William JEWRY and had Robert RUFFIN. Robert, b. 1646 m. Elizabeth PRIME, dau of Edmund PRYME & Miss RIDLEY and widow of Capt. George WATKINS. Robert and Elizabeth had Robert (b. 1681 in Surry Co, VA) who m. Elizabeth WATKINS, dau of John WATKINS; William who m.1st Faith GRAY & m.2nd Sarah CRAWFORD; Elizabeth; Olive/Olivia who m. William CHAMBERS; and Jane. Would like inforamtion on all descendants.

Emily Wed Dec 4 14:12:58 1996

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JORDAN - Need info on Mary JORDAN, daughter of Joshua JORDAN. Did she marry John GEORGE? I believe Joshua JORDAN died in Isle of Wight County. I think he left a will. Did he name Mary and her husband?

Floy Jean Hale Adkisson
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Kerrville, TX 78028-9313

Floy Jean Hale Adkisson Tue Dec 3 13:59:00 1996

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SWANN, THOMPSON, REYNOLDS - Looking for SWANN family members of the descendants of Col. Thomas SWANN and Elizabeth THOMPSON. Major Thomas SWANN is recorded as living in Isle of Wight County in 1713, family later moved into Cumberland/Powhatan Counties in mid 1700's. Major Thomas Swann, son of Col. Thomas Swann, married Elizabeth REYNOLDS. Looking for additional children. Thanks for any help.

Jeff Swann Mon Dec 2 22:24:31 1996

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MORRISON - William Morrison died circa Sept. 1758, in Isle of Wight County, Virginia. Three of his orphans, John, James, and Mary, were "bound out." James and his older brother, William, can be found in subsequent records of Isle of Wight. Does anyone know what happened to John and/or Mary Morrison?

Dec 14, 1996 - 21:37 - From: - Carol A. Morrison

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RAIFORD - The roots of the American branches of the Raiford family tree can be traced fairly accurately and in quite a bit of detail to the immigrant, Philip Raiford, who lived most of his life and died in Isle of Wight County, Virginia. Land grants, indentures, and other documents have been located for this Philip Raiford bearing dated from 1679 unitl the probation of this will in 1724. After many years of reserarch, the author (William Russell Raiford) has concluded that this Philip was the only bearer of the Raiford name to migrate to the American mainland, and that it is highly probable that the entire Raiford clan in America can trace its ancestry to him. Anyone researching the Raiford family tree?

Dec 16, 1996 - 14:03 - From: - William Kenneth Raiford

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KIMBALL - Looking for any information regarding the Kimballs that show up in the marriage records of Isle of Wight County prior to 1700.

Dec 16, 1996 - 23:41 - From: - Teresa Rozich

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HADLEY - I am trying to link Ambrose Hadley and Henry Hadley with my Joseph and his bro. Ambrose of Halifax NC ClaraGen@aol.com

Dec 18, 1996 - 20:49 - From: - Clara Daniel

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HOUGH, MARTIN, DOBSPATE, HOLLIMAN, ALLMAN, SYKES - Am searching for info on JAMES HOUGH, 1700 England -c. 1759 Isle of Wight Co. Va. He was said to appear in this county around 1728. First wife was VIRGINIA ANDERSON. His parents: William Hough and Mary Moody. In Va. he married FRANCIS DOBSPATE and had son HEZEKIAH HOUGH. Moved to Northampton Co. then to Anson Co. both of North Carolina. Any info or leads, please email. Very nice site. Keep up the good work. Have 1700 kin and related of North Carolina and will share. Any one needing lookups in the counties of Burke,Caldwell,Catawba,McDowell,Lincoln, in western NC., I will might can help.

Dec 22, 1996 - 07:39 - From: - Jack F. Hall

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COLLINS - I am looking for information on James Collins (b. Oct. 10, 1758 in Isle of Wight County). He migrated to Franklin County, NC where he fought in the Rev. War, but I'm not sure what year he migrated. What I'm especially concerned with is finding who his parents were. I saw a Collins roots list that had all the right counties listed, but it lists Collinses being in Isle of Wight County in 1737--a full generation before James's birth. If anybody has info on Isle of Wight County Collinses, I would be happy to share my information on the Collinses in my branch who went south and then west.

Dec 22, 1996 - 21:04 - From: - Cindy Ruth Collins

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ROLLE, ROWELL, WHITLEY - Seeking information on Samuel ROWELL (Rolle) of Isle of Wight, VA, his family and information on his ancestry: Samuel ROWELL (Rolle) b bef 1660 m. ______, lived in Isle of Wight, VA CH: Frances b 1676 Isle of Wight,VA m. 1698 George WHITLEY b abt 1645 VA Samuel may have been the son of James ROWELL of VA.

Dec 23, 1996 - 01:35 - From: - Bryan Huneycutt

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SAMPLE - William Sample was born in Loudoun County, Virginia November 19, 1789. I understand from my grandmother that the family first settled in Isle of Wight county. Any information relating to the Sample family would be appreciated.

Dec 28, 1996 - 14:03 - From: - Thomas W Davis

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HARRIS, WEST, TURNER - I am looking for information on the HARRIS line. Thomas Harris died June, 1672 was married to Alice WEST. Also Edward HARRIS was married to Mary TURNER about 1685. Any information on HARRIS, WEST, OR TURNER would be appreciated.

Dec 28, 1996 - 16:25 - From: - Wayne Dunn

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WHITLEY, LYON, MCDOWELL, ROLLE, ROWELL - Seeking information on the WHITLEY families of Isle of Wight. Captain John WHITLEY, son the John WHITLEY and Elizabeth LYON of VA, was born in 1628 and died abt 1671 in Isle of Wight, VA. He married Mary MCDOWELL, dau of ___, and they had a son George Benjamin WHITLEY b ca 1665 in VA. He later went to England where he died. George Benjamin WHITLEY m. 1698 Frances ROLLE dau of Samuel ROLLE (ROWELL) and they moved to Northumberland Co.,VA where they had a son Samuel WHITLEY b. 1670.

Dec 29, 1996 - 15:31 - From: - Bryan Huneycutt

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TILLEY - Tilley search. NC Tilley's located in Stokes/Surry show one listing for Isle of Wright origin. Does anyone know of Lazurus Tilley connection? Cathy

Jan 1, 1997 - 09:00 - From: - Cathy Sepko

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MURPHREY, HARRISON - I am searching for information on John Murphrey (1704-1776), son of Michael Murphrey and Elizabeth Hampton. John moved to North Carolina and settled there. John's wife was named Elizabeth (c1710-1788), and she is purported to be the daughter of Benjamin Harrison 3rd of Charles City County. I am hoping to find someone who can confirm or deny this connection. I am also looking for information on John's ancestry. Any help would be welcome.

Jan 2, 1997 - 14:25 - From: - Karl Knapp

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YOUNG - have compiled and given a copy of a genealogical history of the Young family of "Oak Level", IofW Co to the Smithfield museum - am ISO any Young family related letters, documents, etc, and would like to chat with anyone who may have such items - ultimate goal to get xeroxes of the same and will reimburse for time and effort. Thanks. JBO.

Jan 5, 1997 - 22:06 - From: - John Offley

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GOODSON - Looking for infomation on Edward Goodson and his descendents from 1656 onwards. Edward said to have arrived in New Kent County on November 28, 1656. Granted 50 acres of land in Isle of Wight County in 1663. Would like to find his wife, all his children, his date of death, place of burial etc.

Jan 6, 1997 - 15:08 - From: - E. Gerald Goodson

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BARNES, JONES, SUMMERALL, SOMERVELL - Seeking information on the following families: Henry SUMMERELL (b. abt 1700 IOW, VA) married Sarah BARNES (b. abt 1700, possibly IOW, VA); parents of Henry were John SOMERVELL (b. abt. 1666, Scotland, d. 1702, VA?) and Frances (b. abt. 1669). Parents of Sarah were; John BARNES (b. abt. 1663 IOW, VA) and Ann JONES (b. abt. 1666, IOW, VA). Is anyone working these family lines?

Jan 10, 1997 - 10:17 - From: - Melise Leech

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COPELAND - Need information on Ann(e), wife of Benjamin Cop(e)land. Benj. d.c. Mar. 20, 1754 in Augusta, Co. Ann was born in Isle of Wight Co. Folo death of Benj., Ann married David Rolstone, b.c.1736(1740) in PA, d. 1802, Rockingham Co. They married in 1754(55) in Greenbrier Co. Ann named executrix of Benj. estate in Augusta Co. (Book 2)

Jan 10, 1997 - 17:20 - From: - Kathleen B. Wagner

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STRICKLAND, BRASWELL, PACE - Strickland, Braswell, Pace My former address was My new address is I regret any inconvenience. Greg Young

Jan 12, 1997 - 21:31 - From: - Greg Young

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COTTON, NORSWORTHY, GODWIN, PITT, BRIDGER - Seeking information on the COTTON, PITT, NORSWORTHY, GODWIN families of Isle of Wright. John Cotton b.1625 married Anne Hutchinson had a son John CottonII b. 22 Apr. 1658 and married Martha Godwin. Elizabeth Norsworthy married Joseph Bridger. Will 1713 William John Norsworthy, Thomas who married Sarah Pitt.daughter of Colonel John Pitt. Robert Pitt. Any information of these Isle of Wright families would be greatly appreciated. Willing to share. DWilsonMus@aol.com

Jan 13, 1997 - 03:45 - From: - Denise Wilson

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REYNOLDS - Am in search of family of Christopher Reynolds b. 1611 in Gravesend, Eng, d. 1654 in Isle of Wight Co., VA. Married to Elizabeth ? They arrived Warwich Co., VA in 1622 aboard the Francis and John and settled there on 450 acres, patent to which was made 15 Sept. 1636. Children: Richard b. 1641, Christopher b. 1642, John b. 1644 d.11 Mar 1668; Abbasha, b. 1646, Elizabeth b. 1648, Jane b. 1650 and Thomas b. 1655. Would like to find records on the "Francis and John" and any land transactions made on the land owned by Christopher. Also would like information on who Elizabeth is and where they are buried. Any information that you might have would be helpful.

Jan 14, 1997 - 01:14 - From: - Randy Reynolds

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HOPSON, GARTHRIGH, RAGLAND, BOYD - Searching for info on William Hopson, b. 1656 in Henrico Co. VA. Benjamin Hopson, b. 1684 in Henrico Co. , William Hopson, b.1707 Henrico Co. d. 1764 Cumberland Co., Henry Hopson,Sr. b.ca 1735 Henrico Co. or Cumberland Co. d. 1825 in Christian Co. KY. Joseph Hopson b. 1758 in Halifax Co. d. 1831 in Christian Co. KY. Benjamin Hopson married Elizabeth Garthrigh. William Hopson married Susan Ragland. Henry Hopson,Sr. married Martha Neville. Joseph Hopson married Sarah Boyd, dau of George Boyd, Jr.

Jan 15, 1997 - 11:43 - From: - Bill Wallace

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POWELL, APPLEWHAITE, O'NEAL - I am looking for parents and siblings of Albert K POWELL b @1802 married Martha Ann APPLEWHAITE b @1813. They lived in Nansemond County, Isle O Wight. They married December 23, 1830. Their children were John, Elizabeth, William A, Matthew E, Fitzhugh (female) Alexander James, Henry L, Charles F, and Christopher Columbus. In the 1940 Census, Sallie O'Neal and her child lived in the household. Could Sallie be a sister? If anyone has any information, I would be happy to share with them.

Jan 18, 1997 - 12:45 - From: - Rosa Powell

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VICKERS - Looking for information on the VICKERS surname. Particularly, searching for info on John VICKERS; m:Ruth "Unknown" and their offspring. One of their son is Ralph VICKERS b: abt 1690 Isle of Wright, Virgina, d: abt 1762 Edgecombe County, NC. The surname has been spelled differently at times. Amoung the spellings I've come across are VICARS, VICCARS, and VIKARS. Thanking you in advance.

Charles Vickers Tue Nov 26 17:29:21 1996

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WHITTINGTON - JOHN WHITTINGTON Looking for proof of John Whittington's parents. In "Register of Albemarle Parish Surry and Sussex Counties 1739-1778", page 13 it states that "Cornelius Whittington, s. of John Whittington and w. Sarah; b. April 24, C. Aug 20, 1740 (9); gdpts, Burril Gilliam, Thos. Battle, Winnifred Woodroffe. John's children were baptized in Albemarle Parish, Surry and Sussex Counties, Virginia. Surry was formed in 1652 from James City County; Brunswick County was formed in 1720 from Surry, Prince George, Isle of Wight Counties; Sussex County was formed in 1753 from Surry County; Greensville County was formed in 1780 from Brunswick and Sussex Counties. John's children by wife Sarah (Woodroffe) were Cornelius b. 24 Apr 1749; Sarah b. 23 Dec 1750; Richard b. 16 Jan 1753; Ephraim b. 27 Mar 1758. I have assertions that John's father and mother were (1) John whittington of Queen Anne County, MD and Elizabeth Whittington, dau. of Joshua Whittington and Betty Nairn. (2) John Whittington, son of Smart Whittington and Elizabeth Whittington, dau of William Whittington III and Elizabeth Taylor (3) William Whittington IV, son of William Whittington III, and Mary ________.

Robert L. Whittington Sun Nov 24 15:42:49 1996

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PURYEAR - Could anyone tell me information on Dr. Richard R. Puryear born in Mecklenberg Co., Va. but he amy have descended from the Puryears in Isle of Wight Co. There are wills on a Robert Puryear and a Hezekiah Puryear listed for this county. Any help appreciated. Georgia Owens e-mail: mowens@gtwn.net

Georgia Owens Sun Nov 24 17:07:05 1996

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TURNER - TURNER, Richard is mentioned in the Feb 1700 and Feb 1704 Quaker records at Chuckatuck Public Meeting House as a witness to a marriage. I believe this is the same Richard who was dismissed in Bedford Co., Va. Request any information available on this Richard, his descendnats or ancestors. Thanks. I will gladly share Bedford Co., Va Turner extractions.

Lois Masters Sun Nov 24 20:54:46 1996

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BULLARD - Do you have any hints on resources to find Thomas Bullard, b 1759, VA, (almost certainly Isleo of Wight, Nansemond, or Surrey {sic}), his sister Esther or Easter (definitely pronounced Easter), and their relative Jeremiah, maybe a grandfather. All immigrated into NC where Thomas was a Revolutionary War soldier. Thomas and Jeremiah settled near Roseboro, Sampson County, and sister Easter married a Sessoms (another name from that area of VA) and settled just over in Cumberland County.

I realize this is a long shot. I do know there were quite a few Bullards in your area as early as 1635-1650, so lots of possiblilities. Anyone there a real expert on the Bullards?

Tom Warren Fri Nov 22 21:54:18 1996

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COOKE, FUELL - William Fuell is listed as a "headright" on a land grant to William Cooke in Isle of Wight Co on 3 Feb 1664. Would appreciate any info on the origins of Cooke and his headrights, as well as descendants of William Fuell.

Lee Fuell Sat Nov 16 09:51:02 1996

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FUELL - I am interested in any information on William, Thomas, and Mary Fuell, apparently indentured servants listed as "headrights" in several land grants to early Virginia settlers in the 1662-1664 timeframe (Rappahanock, Westmoreland, Charles City, Surry, Northumberland, Isle of Wight, New Kent, and James City Counties). I am descended from Fuells in Kentucky who were living in Kentucky in the early 19th century. I believe my Kentucky Fuell ancestors came there from Virginia (as did most Kentucky settlers). I'm interested in corresponding with anyone researching the Fuell surname that might connect with Fuells in Kentucky/Virginia.

Lee Fuell Fri Nov 15 04:44:18 1996

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HERRIN/HERRING - Looking for the family of the immigrant John HERRING who had wife, Marjory, in mid 1600s Isle of Wight. Larry R. HERRIN 210A Boddeker Way

Larry Herrin Sun Oct 6 06:35:59 1996

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HATCHELL - I have traced my 5g-fa back to Isle of Wight Co., to sometime in the early 1700s. The Name I have is William Hatchell, but a John Hatchell may also appear. If anyone knows of, or is doing research on any Hatchells from Isle of Wight Co. (or Virginia), or have any genealogical information relating to this family name from the 1700s, please contact me. Also, information about any Revolutionary War connections for this family name would be most appreciated.

John Hatchell Sat Oct 5 13:34:18 1996

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DRIVER, HARRISON - Looking for info on a Sarah Harrison of Isle of Wight Va.that married John Driver Her father was William Harrison but don't know the mothers name Does anyone have any info on this person?

Audrey Burba Fri Oct 4 20:00:26 1996

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HEARN - HEARN, Henry (of Nansemond Co, VA?), born ca 1630. His daughters name was Deborah Hearn, born 1670 in Isle of Wight Co, VA. Where did the Hearn family come from? Who was Henry's wife? Any information on the Hearn family and the family of Henry Hearn's wife will be appreciated.

G Fritzges Fri Oct 4 05:07:07 1996

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JOYNER - JOYNER, Theophilus, born 1660 in Isle of Wight Co, VA. Was he the father (grandfather) of Prudence Joyner? Prudence Joyner married a Joseph Garner. I would appreciate any information on the Joyner and Garner families.

G Fritzges Fri Oct 4 09:18:48 1996

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MURRELL - MURRELL, George, born ca 1650 (of Surry Co). He married in ca 1710 Elizabeth (last name unknown). Their son George married Mary Walters, daughter of Walter Walters (probably of Isle of Wight Co, VA). I would appreciate information on the Murrell family (and Elizabeth?), as well as the Walter Walters family.

G Fritzges Fri Oct 4 09:29:28 1996

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BOOTHE, RILEY, HONEYCUTT - William Alexander Boothe B: 1812 Nansemond County, VA D: 1895 Washington Co.TN 1st M: Mary 2nd M: Rachel Tursia Riley (Honeycutt) His son: Quenton B. Boothe B: 1835 Nansemond County, VA D: Rising Star, Comanche County, TX Visited with John Wilkes Boothe in Texas after Boothe was said to have been shot in Virginia. Can find nothing on this family, another bit of information, Jesse Johnson Yeates a Congressman from Hertford County, NC would visit them often in TN, he was a nephew of William Alexander Boothe. My grandmother Charlotte Rachel Boothe knew very little of her fathers family, he was 66 when she was born and died when she was very young. William R. Navey, P. O. Box 251, Holly Ridge, NC 28445

William Navey Sep. 12, 1996

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GASKINS - I am interested in any research done on Thomas Gaskins who married Milley Fulgham and appears in the Isle of Wight 1790 Census. Their son, William married Elizabeth and lived in Isle of Wight. William's son, Murdock M. Gaskins was born in 1835 married Elizabeth had a son, George Thomas Gaskins and at least two daughters. Murdock served in Co. D 6th VA Infantry, died and was buried in Lynchburg VA in 1862. George Thomas Gaskins married Cornelia Frances Cooper and had 12 children. My grandfather, James Henry Gaskins, married Elsie Virginia Oliver from Suffolk and their only son, George Nathaniel Gaskins was my father. He married Miriam Lee Yost of Fairmont, WV and had 5 children in Portsmouth, VA. Those children were: Larry Douglas Gaskins, James Y. Gaskins, Richard Nathaniel Gaskins, Thomas Frank Gaskins, and Patti Ann Gaskins.

James Y. Gaskins Wed Sep 11 17:21:04 1996

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CARR - Trying to sort the early Carr family, first three generations, of IOW and Nansemond Counties and would like to correspond with anyone else working on this family

Martha Marble Mon Sep 9 06:29:05 1996

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JOHNSON - I am seeking info on MATHEW JOHNSON either parents and or siblings He might have passed through your area on his way north. I have traced him to an area now in West Virgina, known as Lewis County. He was married in Pendelton County the year of 1810, to Catherine Wolf(e). I am also seeking info on her I have no other information for her at this time

H. Johnson Fri Sep 6 17:28:32 1996

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JONES - Thomas Jones from Beaverdam Swamp area of Isle of Wight ca 1680-1748. Sons were Thomas, William, Phillip, Jacob and daughters Catherine, Ann, Mary (daughters married sons of Robert Johnson). This Jones family centered mostly on south side of Black- water along Seacock Swamp by 1724. Would like to hear from any Jones descendants from this area and time. Main lines of Isle of Wight and Southampton Joneses were: Thomas (above), Mathew (from Warwick Co.), Arthur, John, Edward, and Richard Sr.

Jay Jones Thu Sep 5 18:14:52 1996

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STRICKLAND, GILBERT - I was wondering if you have any information on Jacob Strickland or perhaps Matthew Strickland, Sr. and Jr. all of whom were supposedly born in Isle of Wight, Virginia. Jacob Strickland I married Lucretia Pitts. I am also looking for a William Gilbert who was born in Virginia (I don't know where). He was born in 1753. He later married Tamar Strickland in 1785 thus the two families of my ancestry on my mother's side. Her maiden name was Gilbert. I would really appreciate any knowledge you have about the Gilberts, because I actually have more information on the Stricklands.

Carolyn Sue Howard Aug. 31, 1996

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ROUNCIFULL, ROUNSAVELL, ROUNSEVELL - I have been searching for some time now for the original immigrant of my family in the United States. I have proven my line back to Connecticut in 1680, however can get no further than that in New England.

Interestly enough a person of the same surname reportedly came to the Isle of Wight in Virginia some forty years earlier--howevere I have never been able to prove that this person landed in or ever lived in Virginia. Both "Early Virginia Immigrants" by Greer, and "Cavaliers and Pioneers" by Nugent report that a Henry Rouncifull was transported to Virginia as part of headright grant to Justinian Cooper of 1050 acres; first is Warrosquyoake in 1636, then the Isle of Wight in 1637. However I have never been able to find a Henry or anyone else by the surname in Virginia during the seventeenth century. Justinian Cooper is there however-I have a published copy of his will. The real spelling of the surname should be Rounsevell or Rounsavell, something similar to that. Could you suggest any places where I may search in order to determine once and for all, if Henry did come to the Isle of Wight.

Mark Rounsavall August 17, 1996

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BRICKEY, CASEY, DOBKINS, BILLUPS, WEBSTER, GARDNER - I am looking for the BRICKEY/Gardner families. John BRICKEY and his wife Mary Elizabeth GARDNER had several children in Botetovrt Co. between 1760 and 1780, including William BRICKEY who married Elenor(Ellen) DOBKINS in 1799. John & Mary died in Botetvrt Co. My husband is looking for BILLUPS/WEBSTER families. Edward BILLUPS and Sarah CASEY had atleast 10 children in the county between 1757 and 1782. Their son, Edward BILLUPS Jr. married Susannah WEBSTER in 1788.

Denise Waterworth Thu Aug 15 20:27:07 1996

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SANDS - Looking for information on Samuel Sands, died 1736 Surry co. John Sands and Samuel Sands his sons, and Sarah Barham Sands Moore his wife. Samuel Sands (2) had a son named Barham Sands. any information would be appreciated. I will reciprocate in kind if you need help in the Montana area. Rex

Rex A. Sands Thu Aug 15 23:05:55 1996

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RUSHING - Looking for information on Matthew Rushing and his descendants. Matthew Rushing said to have patented land in Isle of Wight, VA in 1714.

Jan 29, 1997 - 21:18 - From: - Kenneth Wayne Hyche

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PERRY - I am looking for anyone doing work on Perry names. Has anyone heard of the 7 Perry brothers from Virginia? Thanks, Kay

Jan 31, 1997 - 11:34 - From: - Kay McMahan

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CARTER - Seeking information on THOMAS CARTER, who was married to MAGDALEN MOORE they six known children; MOORE, ISAAC, PETER, JOSEPH, JAMES, and JACOB. I like known the children's date of Birth also date of Death and their spouses names.  THOMAS CARTER came to ISLE OF WIGHT CO., VA. in 1637. Anyone with information on this THOMAS CARTER, I certainly apppreciate hearing from.

Feb 1, 1997 - 12:08 - From: - Don Carter

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SURGENER, HARRIS - John SOJORNER (SURGENER/SURGINER) m. Alice (?) HARRIS, widow of Thomas (who d.1672 Isle of Wight Co.). John Surginor left his will dated 3 Oct 1727, recorded 25 Mar 1728 Isle of Wight Co. naming children Robert, John the younger, Benjamin, Mary, Ann and John the elder (apparently by a wife prior to Alice). Son Robert was Ex'r. Alice was not named indicating she died prior to Oct 1727. Would like to hear from anyone working on the Surgener name (by any spelling).

Feb 1, 1997 - 17:26 - From: - Ruby

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WHITE, OWEN - Looking for any information including parents of Joseph Henry WHITE and Margaret Bell OWEN. Joseph Henry WHITE was born 1865 in Isle of Wight, VA and died in 1934 in Isle of Wight, VA. He married Margaret Bell OWEN on January 26, 1888 in Isle of Wight, VA. Margaret was born August 10, 1862 in Dinwiddie, VA and died April 29, 1920 in Isle of Wight, VA. Thanks for any help.

Feb 3, 1997 - 16:36 - From: - Bill White

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HALEY/HAYLEY - Seek info on James Hayley HALEY from Isle of Wight Co., VA in 1725. Any info on variations of the surname HALE, HAILE, HAYLE, HALES, HAILS, HAILES, HAYLES, HAYLE or HALEY. I have info on HAYLES, HAILES, HALES as they moved into NC, GA, AL, and TN. Be glad to share what I have. Thanks. STEVE_HALE@gsvms2.cc.gasou.edu or by snail mail to Steve Hale, 107 Bel Air Dr., Statesboro, GA 30458

Feb 4, 1997 - 18:55 - From: - Dr. H. Stephen Hale

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GORDON - I am trying to see if this person links to my family! Rev. Caleb C. GORDON was born at Isle of Wight VA on 5 Apr 1802. He moved down to NE North Carolina around Northampton county and eventually wound up at Sampson county NC. He is buried at Beulah Bapt Ch. cemetery (formerly Ten Mile Bapt. Ch) in Sampson county.

Feb 5, 1997 - 02:20 - From: - Benson Wills

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LONG - I am searching for information about the Richard LONG family. My deadend is Richard LONG who came to Basse's Choice around 1620. His wife was named Alice, his son was Robert. Any info in any direction would be appreciated.

Feb 5, 1997 - 22:32 - From: - Pennie Schultz

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BAGNALL, REEVE - I am looking for any information on ROGER BAGNALL and THOMAS REEVES. They were in Warrascoyak County by 1635. I understand that changed to Isle of Wight. Thanks.

Feb 7, 1997 - 06:43 - From: - Vera Boyatt

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COKER, BEAL, TURNER - Interested in any information regarding COKER, BEAL OR TURNER surnames. My great grandfather's name was FRANKLIN COKER and lived in Christian Co. or Stone County Mo. during the late 1800's.

Feb 11, 1997 - 10:06 - From: - Jo Dunne

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BRITT - Interested in connecting Georgia Britts of 19th century to Isle of Wight and Southampton County Britt families of the 18th century. Will exhange information.

Feb 13, 1997 - 14:58 - From: - Joyce Britt Dunning

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SYKES, CULLEN - Seeking documentation on the following names: Jon SYKES, June 20,1642, Isle of Wight County. No information from 1642-1660 Thomas SYKES b. circa 1660, wife ? CULLEN, daughter of Thomas CULLEN, Thomas SYKES, SR., d.29 April, 1708. He had three children Thomas, Jr., Elizabeth, John, and Mary. Thomas, Sr., has a second wife Elizabeth Hampton. Thomas SYKES JR., had three children and moved to Northhampton County, Circa 1750. Thomas, Sr., son JOHN SYKES, married Sarah, their children were JOHN, JR., Sarah, Soloman, Ann, William, Grace, and another child (name unknown. JOHN, JR.'s, wife named Sarah. in 1719 his will was probated. He left his property to his wife, Sarah and young son Joshua. JOSHUA SIKES/SYKES families came into Anson County, North Carolina, after the Revolutionary War. I have the names and dates but need documentation on the above, any help would be appreciated.

Feb 14, 1997 - 09:26 - From: - Laura Stallard

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CRUMPLER, WRIGHT - I am researching Beasant CRUMPLER who married Elizabeth WRIGHT. They got married 21 May 1799. I think her father was John WRIGHT, jr. My E-mail address is Ecates@sanet.com.

Feb 17, 1997 - 20:13 - From: - Edna Cates

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GARLAND - GARLAND, Peter - GARLAND, John I am looking for information related to Peter Garland, Died in Isle of Wight in 1694 or his son John Garland, Died in Isle of Wight CO., VA March 3, 1727 or 1729

Feb 19, 1997 - 14:26 - From: - Dawna Trainor

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COUNCIL - Hodges Council, 17th-century Isle of Wight, married Lucy Hardy, dght. of John Hardy and Alice Bennett Johnson. Their daughter, Lucy Council (b. ca. 1676), marrried Richard Wooten (b. ca. 1675.) Does anyone know if and/or how Hodges Council was related to the Hodges family of 17th-century Isle of Wight?

Feb 21, 1997 - 20:53 - From: - Francis R. Hodges

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STRICKLAND, BRASWELL - Would love to share inforMation with surnames STRICKLAND and BRASWELL. My line runs from Matthew Sr, Matthew Jr, Sampson STRICKLAND.

Feb 22, 1997 - 01:33 - From: - Judy Strickland Hadokowitz

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SIMMONS - Searching for John Simmons- ABT. 1720 Isle of Wight Cty. Believed to have been father of Charles Simmons and the granfather of Moses Simmons and gggrandfather of Skelton Simmons born in Frankin County 1800? Any help would be appreciated.

Feb 24, 1997 - 08:44 - From: - Sherman Wayne Lovelace

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FULLER - I am looking for any information on EZEKIEL FULLER, born 1650, Isle of Wight, Va. He married a DEBORAH SPIVEY, born 1600's . EZEKIEL died in Isle Of Wight 24 June 1723. Who were his parents? Who were DEBORAH'S parents? I believe her brother may have been one Littleton Spivy, have no proof. Any help will be appreciated, and will be happy to share any info I have with any one who can help me. Thanks, Clata

Feb 26, 1997 - 21:10 - From: - Clata McCarver

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MORRIS - Looking for kin to Cranshaw Morris from Portsmouth,Va born 1822,need any info you can pervide.I know his life since 1846 till now.Thank you omorris960@aol.com

Feb 27, 1997 - 20:39 - From: - William Morris

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COWDREY, MOORE - I am trying to verify the marriage of JOHN COWDREY to NANCY MOORE. They were supposedly married in Norfolk on 4 Jan 1794. I would also like to know if there are other COWDREY's in Virginia.

Feb 28, 1997 - 18:46 - From: - Ruth Hill

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CARROLL - Need name of father of John Carroll, son of John & Elizabeth Caroll, John Sr. died in 1710 in I/W Co.

Feb 28, 1997 - 20:53 - From: - Elizabeth Carroll Foster

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WILLIS - I am looking for any information on Benjamin Willis, brothers George, Agerton, Daniel and sister Joanna Willis. We know that Joanna married James Council and had a son John, but that is all. We also know that Benjamin Willis was born in Devonshire England around 1690. We would like to know if any information on the Willis' is available, especially on Benjamin, but also on brothers as well. Know that the Willis brothers moved to North Carolina around 1750's. Thank you for your help.

Mar 3, 1997 - 15:50 - From: - Robert M. Willis, Jr.

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PITT, BRIDGER - Seeking the name of wife of Col. ROBERT PITT whose daughter HESTER married Col. JOSEPH BRIDGER. Thank you. Margaret Miller

Mar 5, 1997 - 22:24 - From: - Margaret MILLER

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GODWIN, MILLS - Did JONATHAN GODWIN, son of EDMOND GODWIN & MARY MILLS, leave a will. If so, I would like to have a copy. Thank you. Margaret Miller

Mar 5, 1997 - 22:26 - From: - Margaret Miller

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WILKINSON - Looking for Richard WILKINSON whose daughter, Rachel, married Thomas PARKER in Isle of Wight Co. in 1741. Trying to find an earlier Female WILKINSON who married Thomas HENDERSON before 1709.Female WILKINSON is believed to be daughter of Thomas WILKINSON and Judith FLEMING. I would be grateful for any information about the WILKINSON family.

Mar 6, 1997 - 11:59 - From: - Betty Henderson BOHRER

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LAWSON - Looking for information on the Lawson family, apparently settled in and around Lawson, VA, just North of Smithfield, VA. Any information would be helpful Tim Lawson e-mail: tlawson@hrkhl.com

Mar 7, 1997 - 21:53 - From: - Tim Lawson

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KING, STANTLIN - JULIAN, female ancestor, maiden name unknown. Became a widow of unknown KING in 1659. Then wed Darby Stantlin I.O.W. by 1660. Had land next to Edmund Palmer, Blackwater swamp area. Need to find other families known to have daughters named Julian, to obtain her maiden name. She also may have been transported by 1656. Any help?

Mar 8, 1997 - 14:33 - From: - Kathy Welder

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BREWER, DRAKE - I am researching the BREWER line and John Brewer, (1619-1669), son of John Brewer (c.1598-1635) and Mary DRAKE,was born in London and died in Isle of Wight, VA. His son John (c.1650-1705), was also born in Isle of Wight. I would appreciate any info on this line of Brewers. Thank you. Gail Brewer Howell.

Mar 8, 1997 - 17:13 - From: - Gail Brewer Howell

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UNDERWOOD - SAMPSON UNDERWOOD Died 1799, Newport Parish, Isle of Wight County Trying to establish a link between him and one or more of the following: THOMAS UNDERWOOD, d. 1702, THOMAS UNDERWOOD d. 1729, JOHN UNDERWOOD d. 1753, all in Newport Parish, Isle of Wight Co.

Mar 10, 1997 - 12:45 - From: - Elaine Kantor

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NEWSOM, BARHAM, CRAWFORD - Seeking any information on the family of Sarah NEWSOM, Born: 1725 in Isle of Wight County, Virginia; Married: about 1743 in probably Isle of Wight County, Virginia; Died: after 1784 in probably Sussex County, Virginia. Spouse: Thomas BARHAM. Children: Ann, Elizabeth, Charles, Benjamin, Thomas, and Hartwell A. BARHAM. Sarah NEWSOM was the daughter of Elizabeth CRAWFORD and Thomas NEWSOM. Exactly when and where was Sarah Newsom born and married? When and where did she die? I would like to correspond with any Newsom, Crawford, or Barham descendants with roots in southside Virginia.

Mar 10, 1997 - 20:01 - From: - Salette Latas

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UNDERWOOD - Seeking information on THOMAS UNDERWOOD died 1702 THOMAS UNDERWOOD d. 1729 and JOHN UNDERWOOD d. 1753. All three died in Newport Parish, Isle of Wight Co. Trying to link any or all of them with my great,great,great, great, great grandfather SAMPSON UNDERWOOD who died 1799 in Newport Parish, Isle of Wight Co.

Mar 13, 1997 - 10:56 - From: - Elaine Kantor

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KELLO - I am searching for the parents and family of Nehemiah Kello who fought in the War of 1812 out of Isle of Wight County. He married Susannah Bryant and later lived in Pittsylvania Co. (which has no record of him), Claiborne Co., TN, and White Co., IL. I only know the name of one of his sons - Isaac. Nehemiah was a wheelwright as well as made furniture and farmed. He and his son were also lay ministers.

Mar 15, 1997 - 13:35 - From: - Marthael Troester

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CUTCHIN, CUTCHEN, CUTCHEON, CUTCHINS - Searching for the ancestors of Thomas Cutchin who married in TN in 1820 then moved to Marshall Co., KY. Census records say he was born in NC but i have not been able to connect him with any family. Isle of Wight had several Cutchin families in the 1700s.

Mar 15, 1997 - 13:39 - From: - Marthael Troester

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SYKES, CULLEN - Seeking documentation on the following names: Jon SYKES, June 20,1642, Isle of Wight County. No information from 1642-1660 Thomas SYKES b. circa 1660, wife ? CULLEN, daughter of Thomas CULLEN, Thomas SYKES, SR., d.29 April, 1708. He had three children Thomas,Jr., Elizabeth, John, and Mary. Thomas, Sr., has a second wife Elizabeth Hampton. Thomas SYKES JR.,had three children and moved to Northhampton County, Circa 1750. Thomas, Sr., son JOHN SYKES, married Sarah, their children were JOHN, JR., Sarah, Soloman, Ann, William, Grace, and another child (name unknown. JOHN, JR.'s, wife named Sarah. in 1719 his will was probated. He left his property to his wife, Sarah and young son Joshua. JOSHUA SIKES/SYKES families came into Anson County, North Carolina, after the Revolutionary War. I have the names and dates but need documentation on the above, any help would be appreciated.

Mar 19, 1997 - 00:08 - From: - Laura Stallard

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SMITH - I hope you can help me. I need to know where the old Wilkinson Co. is? I have information that it was a little south of the Isle of Wright C. and located on the Va. North Carolina border. I am looking for descendants of William Smith b. in England He had at least 4 sons? Richard b. 6-3-1771; John (no information); William b. ? d. 1777 in Norfolk Va.; Samuel b ? d. 1789 in Norfolk Va. I am looking for marriage records for William. It seems we have some confusing information, and Richard moved to Ky. Thanks for any information Darrell

Mar 19, 1997 - 00:14 - From: - Darrell

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RUSHING - RUSHING, Abraham b.ca1740 d. 1805 Anson Co. NC.Trying to confirm his Father to be a William and his Grandfather to be a Matthew. Thanks Glenn McAnarney

Mar 19, 1997 - 13:35 - From: - Glenn McAnarney

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EARNEST - Looking for genealogy, family history, cousins of my EARNEST family. Beginning with the first generation I am aware of I have: (1) William EARNEST b: 1610, d: 1677 in Isle of Wight Co., VA, m: Katherine COLLIER. (2) William Lewis EARNEST b: 1654, d: 1719, spouse unknown. (3) William Lewis EARNEST b: 1684, d: 1744, spouse unknown. (4) George EARNEST b: 1720, d: 1786 in Hanover Co., m: Rose Vines. George and Rose had 4 children all born in Hanover: Jane; Samuel (1749-1804) m: Dolley WHITE; William (1753-?) m: Elizabeth BEASLEY; George (1762-1840) m: Catherine WHITE. George and Rose built a home in Hanover in 1750 which is presently occupied today but I do not know the exact location. If you have any information on my family I would really like to hear from you. I have more information to share if you are related.

Mar 23, 1997 - 10:05 - From: - Carroll Towner

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PITMAN - I am interested in Capt. Thomas Pitman of Surry Co., VA (1651-1688) and his son, Thomas Pitman, Jr., who lived in and bought several plots of land in the early 1700's in Isle of Wight Co., VA. If you have anyone in Genealogy interested in this line, I would like to correspond and exchange information with them. Gene Pitman, 1100 Western Ridge Drive, Waco, TX 76712 or Thanks

Mar 23, 1997 - 10:17 - From: - Gene Pitman

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RUFFIN - I am interested in the Ruffin Family in Prince George County, VA The oldest known relative is Cornelius Ruffin, 1858 or there abouts. Would like to obtain any additional information regarding the family. I also understand this Surname was also in Surry and Isle of Wright Thank you, Kent

Mar 23, 1997 - 10:20 - From: - W. Kent Ruffin

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MANGUM - Looking for information on John Mangum, husband of Frances Bennett. Frances was the grand daughter of Richard Bennett, Jr. Did John immigrate to Virginia or was he born here? From where did his family immigrate and what were their names? Thank you, Tom Mangum

Mar 23, 1997 - 21:39 - From: - Tom Mangum

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STRICKLAND - I would appreciate any information regarding Matthew Strickland and his wife, Katie Campbell, who arrived in Isle of Wight County from either Scotland or Ireland.

Mar 24, 1997 - 00:37 - From: - Cynthia Ranucci

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HIGHT, NICHOLS - Looking for ancestry of John Hight born 1662 in either Charles City, Elizabeth, Gloucester, Henrico, Isle of Wight, James City, New Kent, Northumberland, North Hampton, Surry, Warwick, Westmoreland or York county. Belived to have son named John Hight born in 1688 and grandson John Hight born 1723 and married Eleanor Nichols in 1744. Willing to trade info.

Mar 24, 1997 - 20:13 - From: - Mary Baker

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