King and Queen County, Virginia

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B.Yamagami Tue, 30 Dec 1997 22:05:49 -0800

DESHAZANT/DESHAZO - DESHAZANT, John, Robert and Peter Jr. (shown in land patent Book 11, page 8). I am seeking to correspond with descendants of any of these fellows who have information on the families of John, Robert and Peter Jr. (and Peter Sr.). Have much Deshazo information. Will be happy to share. B. Yamagami. eyphoto@pacbell.net


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Audrey Shields Hancock Sat, 6 Dec 1997 18:55:35 -0600

HOLT, SMITH, DRAKE, COVINGTON, SUTTON - Seek information on the wife, ancestors & descendants of Richard HOLT whose will was recorded Sep 1776 in King & Queen Co., VA naming daughter, Winifred SMITH, & son, Thomas HOLT. It was signed by Benjamin DRAKE, Richard COVINGTON, Benjamin SUTTON, & Phoeba HOLT. Is Phoeba his wife? Winifred was married to Henry SMITH & they moved at some time to Campbell Co., KY where the will is also recorded 1811. Audrey Shields HANCOCK at davehancock@worldnet.att.net


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Betsy Fischer Sun, 30 Nov 1997 10:18:09 -0900

FLEET - I am interested in sharing information on the Fleet family of King & Queen Co., Va. Looking for information regarding my great-grandfather, Thomas Woodson Fleet, born about Aug 31, 1860, Mathews Co., Va. or his parents, Alexander Washington Fleet and Ann Elizabeth Marchant, both of Mathews Co. However, I believe that some or part of the family may have moved from Mathews Co. after 1860 and lived in King & Queen Co. I have copies of the 1850 and 1860 Federal Census for Mathews Co. listing the members of the family. At some point Thomas Woodson Fleet moved to Baltimore where he met and married my great-grandmother of Md. He was a tobacco merchant in Baltimore until his early death of lung cancer in 1905.


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Lillian Crafton Doddridge Sun, 23 Nov 1997 00:06:50 -0700

CRAFTON - Would like to hear from any other persons researching the surname CRAFTON in King and Queen County.


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Chathampit@aol.com" Fri, 21 Nov 1997 16:38:21 -0500 (EST)

CAMPBELL - Seeking information on the family of Sarah and James Campbell that died in the late 1700s in K&Q County. Am trying to connect them to an Abraham Campbell that was mentioned in the Sarah's inventory. If you have any information, please email me directly. Thank you. Chathampit@aol.com


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Jim Martin Wed, 12 Nov 1997 16:59:22, -0500

NICHOLS - Am researching Giles Young Nichols born abt 1797 possibly in King & Queen County, Va. Married, lived and died in Halifax County, Va after 1824. Possibly the son of Jehu and Sarah Rains Nichols. Jehu might be the son of John Nichols from King & Queen County, Va. Thanks for help. Jim Martin


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William Temple Mon, 3 Nov 1997 20:02:58 -0500

TEMPLE - In "Some Temple Pedigrees" by Levi Daniel Temple it mentions some Temple's who lived in King and Queen County, Virginia. Joseph Temple was born about 1710 in Presque Isle, Chesterfield County, VA. He married Mary, daughter of Humphrey Hill. He died in Chatham Hill, K&Q, VA. They had five sons. Their third son Humphrey Temple was born abt 1750 in K&Q, VA. Where in K&Q is Chatham Hill located? Does anyone know any information about any Temple's who lived in K&Q?


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Brenda Monroe Sat, 18 Oct 1997 23:57:37 -0700 (PDT)

HOLDERBY -1765 VA, 1800's-AR, KY, IL. John HOLDERBY Jr. b: abt 1765-King and Queen Co., VA, m: Hannah (nln) abt.1788 names married in; HOOD,MAGNESS, KINGERY, CLARK, TRAMMILL, HARVEY, MOODY, WILSON, BURRELL, CATO, children of Hannah and John HOLDERBY Jr.; Thomas Willam HOLDERBY b: abt. 1790, Richard HOLDERBY B: 1800-m: Martha "Patsy" MAGNESS 1824 , John HOLDERBY B: abt.1802-m: Elizabeth KINGERY 1823, m:Elizabeth CLARK 1833, William HOLDERBY b: abt.1805-m: Ann HOOD 1825, Dempsey HOLDERBY b: abt 1806-KY-m: Sarah 1829, Dortha HOLDERBY b: abt 1810-m: James B. TRAMMILL, Nathaniel HOLDERBY b: 1811-KY-m:Nancy Jane HARVEY 1828,d/o Wm.HARVEY+"Betsy" FELIX B: 1774 VA (my line), Hannah HOLDERBY-m: Anderson MOODY 1837, James HOLDERBY b:KY-m:nn, early 1820's maybe Gallitin Co.,IL, Jane HOLDERBY-m: John Cook WILSON, Margaret "Peggy" HOLDERBY-m: Gordon BURRELL 1821, Robert HOLDERBY-m:Nellie CATO 1818. Brenda Monroe, brendad@pioneer.net, Swamp Creek Garden, 93706 Swamp Creek Road, Blachly, OR 97412. phone / fax 541-927-3092.


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Marie Coady Mon Oct 13 22:30:34 1997

GRESHAM - Would like information on Mary GRESHAM. She witnessed CARLTON land deed in 1807 in K.& Q. CO. VA. Listed in Halifax Deed Book Was guardian for Polly H. GRESHAM.Appointed by court of K.&Q.Co. Prior to 1813. CHRISTOPHER CARLTON stood bond. I have copy of bond replacing this bond.Signed by Christopher CARLTON of Halifax Co. and JOHN CARLTON of K.& Q. CO. signed in 1813. Mary GRESHAM WAS mentioned as living witness in application for REV. WAR PENSION OF ANTHONY HART, SR. OF HALIFAX CO.VA. in 1835. Would like any info on this lady. Was she a HART or possibly a THORNTON before her marriage to the GRESHAM ? Who was husband? ANY HELP PLEASE ! Will share info.


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Gary Lester Mon Oct 6 20:52:39 1997

BURBANK - Seeking any info on a Lucy Melvina HOWARD BURBANK of King & Queen County, Va., daughter of John and Lucy Howard and wife of Jacob BURBANK. Last seen on 1870 census age 33 with one son Charles, age 10.


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Bruce Spencer Thu Oct 9 15:36:11 1997

SPENCER - The SPENCER family was once numerous and very active in King & Queen county. I am seeking information on SPENCER family ancestors from King & Queen (and Middlesex) counties, VA, especially annecdotes or stories not normally found in census or library references. Thomas SPENCER (@1766-@1808), his son Gideon SPENCER (@1805-1855), his son Robert Burnley SPENCER (1847-1911) and his son Albert Sidney SPENCER (1874-1958) are but a few of the names of immediate interest in my direct line.


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Jan Curtis Thu Oct 9 12:37:17 1997

COLLINS, CORNERS, WILDS - Need more information on WILLIAM COLLINS who took up 620 acres with TIM CORNERS in King and Queen Oct. 10, 1691, where he was listed as a merchant. Married ANN WILDS, widow of Thomas. WILLIAM had a son JOHN COLLINS who had at least four children. This JOHN COLLINS m. either a daughter of AMY WYATT (Will 1666), or a daughter of ABRAHAM WEEKS; Children: JOHN COLLINS (had a son EDMUND); JOSEPH COLLINS m. CATHERINE ROBINSON/ROBERTSON, daughter of JOHN ROBERTSON; JOSEPH d. May 3, 1748 in King and Queen leaving a Will; WILLIAM COLLINS; THOMAS COLLINS (of King and Queen), and there is mention of a GEORGE COLLINS. Can anyone help with more information on any of these people?


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Jean Duncan Tue, 7 Oct 1997 16:44:22 -0500

SUTHERLAND/SOUTHERLAND - King and Queen County, Va - GEORGE SUTHERLAND/SOUTHERLAND is supposed to have died there in 1698. Does anyone know of confirmation of this? Thanks.


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Nora Acton Fri Sep 12 16:11:44 1997

PHELPS - I am researching a part of my family: PHELPS. My gggggrandfather Arthur PHELPS. He was born in VA around 1800. He married in GA to Lucinda Evans of Pulaski Co., GA. He later moved to LA where he died in 1874. My search is with his ancestors in VA. Although, I've searched different counties, King and Queen has a concentration of PHELPS. Thomas and Charles as two. Is there any hook-up in the PHELPS families of K&Q with Arthur? He had brothers: Elijah, Henry, Shepherd, Needham, and William. Can someone help? Nora


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Jo Ann Herndon Tue Sep 9 07:03:03 1997

SMITHER - Information on Leonard and Fannie Smither, On the 1860 Mathews Co. census Fannie is listed with her children from King and Queen Co. Her last listing is 1880 at 70 yrs. of age. She is not burried in the H.C. Smither Cemetary with her family in Mathews Co. Possibly she was sent back to King and Queen Co. to be burried with her husband and or her parents? I could not find any records confirming her death or place of burrial in K.&Q. Courthouse records. Leonard's parents could possibly be William and Polly.


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Kim McLean Mayo Sat Aug 30 12:38:12 1997

GAINES - I would appreciate any information on the following GAINES line. James A. GAINES d. King & Queen Co., VA, m. Matilda Milby, December 18, 1852, King & Queen Co., VA, children: Lucy Jane b. December 10, 1853, King & Queen Co., VA, d. December 4, 1923, m. Bryant Yarrington MAYO January 14, 1875, King & Queen Co., VA; Alice Park GAINES b. June 3, 1856, d. November 21, 1957; Melvina Elizabeth GAINES b. November 18, 1857, King & Queen Co., VA, m. G.W. RILIE February 26, 1878, King & Queen Co., VA; Twin Babies b. February 13, 1860, d. February 15, 1860; John William GAINES b. July 27, 1861, d. September 10, 1875; Mary Adelaide GAINES b. August 7, 1865, d. August 5, 1881; Fanny Christian GAINES b. October 28, 1868, d. December, 1868, and: Infant b. September, 1870. Kim McLean Mayo, WYMAYO@aol.com, 5408 Potomac Street Cheyenne, WY 82001.


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Kim McLean Mayo Sat Aug 30 12:27:38 1997

YARRINGTON - I would appreciate any information on the following YARRINGTON line. John YARRINGTON d. 1709, children: Massey YARRINGTON m. Ann, children: John YARRINGTON m. Mary Bryant July 23, 1751, children: Frances YARRINGTON b. May 29, 1750; James Stiff YARRINGTON d. January 12, 1875, m. Mary R. BURTON January 14, 1819, children: Frances Ann Elizabeth YARRINGTON; Sarah Mitcham YARRINGTON; John Bryant YARRINGTON; Mary Adeline Vincent YARRINGTON; Harriet Melvina YARRINGTON, and; Malissa Stiff YARRINGTON. Kim McLean Mayo, WYMAYO@aol.com, 5408 Potomac Street Cheyenne, WY 82001.


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Kim McLean Mayo Sat Aug 30 11:49:11 1997

MUIRE - John Damn MUIRE, b. June 6, 1805, d. October 17, 1870, Barneus, King & Queen Co., VA, m. Frances Ann Yarrington, March 18, 1840. Children of John and Frances: James William; John Thomas; Theodore Norborne; Mary Elizabeth; Bryant Yarrington; Marion Taylor; Mary Ellen, and; Frances Melvina Stiff. John Damn is the son of John MUIRE, who is his mother? Any information would be welcome. Kim McLean Mayo, WYMAYO@aol.com, 5408 Potomac Street, Cheyenne, WY 82001.


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Delores Thompson Thu Aug 21 11:27:46 1997

LUMPKIN, BYNE - Seek parents, siblings of Philip Lumpkin, born 1762 in King and Queen Co. Married Sarah "Sally" Byne, daughter of Rev. Edmund Byne. All moved to Burke Co GA by 1800. Philip Lumpkin had a brother named Richard.


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Jane R. Powell Mon, 11 Aug 1997 09:42:13 -0400 (EDT)

NEWCOMB - NEWCOMB, Benjamin m. Elizabeth ??? (possibly Collis of Mathews Co.) lived in K&Q County from bef 1780 until about 1830. Had at least one child, Benjamin m. Mary Eleanor (Nella) Smith 26 May 1808 in K&Q. They had 10 children. Children ultimately migrated to Mississippi and Texas. Have transcription of "lost" family Bible with names and dates of other family members and other families of K&Q area: Rouse, Montague, Gwin. Any help on the early Benjamin and Elizabeth would be appreciated. JaneRPower@aol.com.


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Bill Porter-Carlton Mon Aug 4 06:00:19 1997

CARLTON - I am looking for information concerning CHRISTOPER CARLTON (CHARLETON, CARLETON) in King & Queen and Rappahannock County in 1663. Can anyone provide a positive connection between this headright and ANN (possibily his wife), CHRISTOPHER, THOMAS AND JOHN (possibily his sons) to the CARLTON line in Halifax Virginia. The Quit Rent records of 1704 depict for individual CARLTONS. Does anyone know where these CARLTONS came from? Did Christopher Carleton marry ANN SAMPSON in 1673? Is this the same ANN as listed in the Quit Rent records in 1704?


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Olin Nettles Fri Aug 1 11:56:39 1997

NETTLES - Seeking any info on NETTLES in King & Queen and New Kent Counties to mid-1700s, esp. George Nettles (born in Straton Major Parish, died in 1757 in SC) and any of his children (Robert, Polly, Zachariah, George...).


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Wayne Burgess Fri Jul 25 15:17:46 1997

BURGESS - Searching for descendants of Stephen BURGESS listed in VA Quit Rent Rolls, 1704, with 128 acres in Warwick County. Searching for ancestors of Samuel Josiah BURGESS, born 1766, VA. Searching for descendamts of Wm BURGESS, listed in VA Quit Rent Rolls 1704 with 100 acres King & Queen County. All help appreciated.


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Leann Steele Mon, 21 Jul 1997 12:13:15 -0700

PENN, GAYLE - Searching for information on Sarah Penn married _______ Gayle d. ca 1808 will is Dec 1809 in King and Queen Co. VA. Need birth date and place if possible and husband Gayle's first name. Any assistance or direction is appreciated. Thanks Leann in Nebraska.


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(The Rev. Canon) George Hemingway Sun, 6 Jul 1997 11:39:19 -0700

HEMINGWAY - I am doing work on the Hemingway family that lived in K&Q County (with contacts across the river at Tappahannock during the late 1700s and first half of the 1800s. My direct ancestor was one John Hemingway, a planter in 1760s. John had several sons and daughters, His son John stayed to work the farm. Second son Daniel was abrick mason in K@Q, Spots, where he married, and in KY. John senior was a trustee of the Methodist conference for land in Tappahannock about 1812. Information is sought from Methodist and Anglican church records, as civil record were burned. I'd be happy to share the tree with anyone interested, and would greatly appreciate help finding out more about John Hemingway and where he came from.


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Marie Coady Wed Jul 2 22:25:38 1997

CARLTON - I have records concerning CHRISTOPHER CARLTON line of K.&.Q. I would like to contact anyone who can give me info on ELIZABETH CARLTON, WIDOW OF WILLIAM CARLTON OF K.& Q. CO. She married 2. ANTHONY HART OF HALIFAX CO. VA. formerly of K. & Q. He served in Rev. War 7th Va Cal. They married in 1816 Halifax Co. Believe she had daughters Rebecca who married Ambrose Hart, Mary who married Isaac Hart. She died Halifax in 1849-50. Inventory of estate there. Who was 1st husband William Carlton and how relation to CHRISTOPHER CARLTON. Had descendents in Weakley Co. Tn. named TRENT. VINCENT CARLTON a son of CHRISTOPHER CARLTON also lived in Weakley Co.Tn. Have info on his family. SHARE, PLEASE. Respond to e-mail. address mcoady@hotline.com


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Herbert D. Hendricks Wed Jul 2 05:56:41 1997

MAJOR, REDD - Major/Redd families and any Major families: Seek connections for John Major b ca 1740 m ca 1760 Elizabeth Redd Living in Prince Edward Co. in 1784. Moved to Kentucky in later part of 1780s. Looking for Information on other John Major and William Major men b ca 1740/50. Have 10 year computer file collection of Major data in Virginia, NC, and SC I am willing to share information. Herbert D. Hendricks, 7 W. River Rd., Poquoson, Va 23662. Telephone: (757) 868-9929.


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Charlotte Dillard Bruce Tue Jul 1 16:06:07 1997

DILLARD, BURT - Looking for information about Thomas Dillard who married Elizabeth Burt on 25May, 1792.


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Sue Harris Fri Jun 20 07:58:46 1997

FOSTER, SMITH - Thomas FOSTER, d aft 1782, King & Queen, m Elizabeth SMITH, d/o Thomas SMITH & Ann GREGORY, on 23 May 1743, Middlesex. One dau m Rev. Thomas VASS, b 1738 King & Queen, who later went to Granville Co., NC. Did Thomas FOSTER & Elizabeth SMITH have other children? Where & when did they die?


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Karen Putnam Fri Jun 13 21:30:36 1997

BROACH - Looking for ancestors of George Washington Broach born ca 1821, wife was Martha Ann born ca 1819. Their children were Ella, Robinette, Erastus,Georgiana, Andrew, Auzera, and Augustine.


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Calvin Davenport Tue Jun 3 18:12:42 1997

BIRD, DAVENPORT, LOCKLEY, BLUEFORD - Searching for info on the following couples and their descendents: (1)Uriah Bird and Mary Davenport Bird who were married in K&Q on 23 Jan 1853. (2) Emmanuel Davenport and Nancy Lockley Davenport who were married on 15 Sep 1860. (3) Wm. Lockley who married Caty Blueford on 3 Jan 1856. Any info will be appreciated.


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bob griffith Tue Jun 3 00:00:28 1997

GRIFFITH - Trying to locate additional information related to the GRIFFITH family bible records, bible printed 1812, lent by Mrs. A.P. Gwathmey and in custody of Mrs. W.C. Minter, both of Walkerton, VA (1956). In particular I am looking for information on John Griffith, son of Thomas and Milly Griffith, John was born 1778.


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David Cates Sun May 4 07:27:39 1997

WARE - I am researching the WARE family. I found a listing of Nicholas Ware and his son Edward Ware on the Rent rolls of King and Queen County for 1704. Any help with these names would be appreciated.


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Hope Farris Fri May 2 09:14:35 1997

CAMPBELL, LEWIS - James Campbell m. Polly (Mary) Lewis m. 1804 they had William Lewis Campbell June 22, 1812. Do you have any info on this family I think I need some HELP.


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Helen Nelson Fri May 2 05:45:35 1997

WALKER - Looking for information on Dr. James Walker, b.3 Mar 1692 in King and Queen Co. m. 1724 to Ann Hill. Probably died abt. 1726. Had at least 1 dau., Mary Walker b. 1724 (m. James Maury). Said to have inherited estate " Orange Grove". Looking for his lineage, info about his date of death, will, other children, estate, etc. Trying to establish link between James and family of Dr. Thomas Walker of "Castle Hill", Albemarle Co. (many sources link these 2 families, prior to the intermarriage of these families with the dau. of Dr. Thomas Walker.)


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Jena Holcomb-Shadwick Sat May 3 11:41:29 1997

HOLCOMB - Searching for my gr.-grandfather, Sparrell H. Holcomb, may have been born King and Queen County to one Wm. Holcomb a landowner of about 700 acres , Wm.'s spouse is unknown to us....13 children were born to Wm and spouse..10 boys and 3 gorls...at time of Civil War each son wnt to fight for the side they believed in..after war each came home only yot find there wasn't a home left for them....they then went their separate ways...my gr-grandfather was Sparrell H. Holcomb(e) moved west to the Oklahoma Territory, along the way he met and married one Fannie Easter (we don't know if Easter is maiden name or middle name), Sparrell died around 1928/29 not sure of year in Chickasha,Oklahoma and is buried there beside my gr-grannndmother Fannie....any information you can give me will be helpful..what i have written here is what has been told to us by our parents..we would like to eventually find the children of the brothers and sisters of Sparrell...can you help me?


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Sue Harris Fri Apr 25 14:28:20 1997

SHEPHERD, CROCKFORD - Samuel SHEPHERD d 1752 King & Queen Co. His wf was Mildred CROCKFORD, dau/John. Dau Sarah b after Samuel's death, ca 1752, m Thomas VASS. They lived Middlesex 1791. Thomas stated he was son of Richard VASS who left will c 1774. Haven't found Richard's will- not sure where he lived. Need names of ch of Richard VASS & Thomas VASS & Sarah SHEPHERD. Many thanks.


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Paul & Dora Clary Fri Apr 25 15:00:27 1997

BENNETT - We are researching the Bennett Family. Here is how the line goes: Thomas Bennett b. 5 Nov 1603 Wiveliscomb Eng m. 17 Jul 1623 Agnes Beard; John Bennett m. Mary b. New Kent Co., VA; William Bennett m. 18 Feb 1684 Middlesex Co., VA to Mary Smith; William Bennett b. King & Queen Co., VA m. Sarah Brumwell b 2Nov 1679 Middlesex Co., VA; William Bennet b. 2 Jun 1703 King & Queen Co., VA m. Hannah Goad; James Bennett b. Pittsylvania Co. VA d. 21 May 1826, m. Letticia; William Bennett b. ca 1771 Pittsylvania Co., VA d. 19 Jan 1838 Wilson Co., TN m. 18 Mar 1797 Bedford Co., VA a Sally Neal. Any information on this Bennett line or any correspondence greatly appreciated.


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Paul & Dora Clary Tue Apr 22 17:13:51 1997

BENNETT - We have a Peter BENNETT b. 21 Jun 1724 in King & Queens Co, VA to a William and Mary BENNETT. William Bennett b. 2 Jan 1703 to a William and Sarah BENNETT. Any information on this line would be greatly appreciated.


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Bill Bridgforth Sat Apr 19 08:04:53 1997

BRIDGFORTH - Thomas BRIDGFORTH, Jr. married in King and Queen Co. to: Lucy Rives COLLIER. He died in Lunenburg Co. Family ties in Nottoway, Essex and Amelia Co.s. Looking for any ties/links. Thanks.


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Claude Medlin Sun Mar 30 13:39:32 1997

MEDLIN, MAIDLIN(G), FLEMING - Seek info on descendants of Richard MEDLIN (MAIDLIN) (MAIDLING. On April 25, 1701, in King and Queen Co., Charles FLEMING is granted a patent in Pamunkey Neck for importation of 24 indentured persons including Richard and Susannah MAIDLING. Richard MEDLIN migrated to Chowan/Bertie Co., NC between 1717 and 1728.


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Gary Lester Mon Mar 24 20:23:49 1997

HOWARD, BURBANK, BROWN - Seeking info on pars/sibs/children of John HOWARD, listed on 1850 K & Q census living with sons Richard, Robert, Henry, and William and a daughter or in-law named Melvina. May also have had dau named Lucy, who m Jacob BURBANK. Also seeking info on pars/sibs of Rebecca C. BROWN, wife of James G. HOWARD. Both listed on 1850 census liv w/ dau Ella. Had moved to Richmond by 1860.


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Polly Menendez Tue Mar 18 14:58:20 1997

JOHNSON, CHEW - My family genealogy notes show ancestor, Richard JOHNSON b. 1612, Bilsby, Lincolnshire, Eng., d. K/Q Co, don't have year. Was Justice of New Kent, 1680. Married to Alice (unknown) Son William JOHNSON b. 1697, Capt. in VA Militia, married Nan CHEW, 1723. Does someone have information? Need help filling in the blanks.


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