Powhatan County, Virginia
2009 QUERIES


Powhatan County Current Queries


These are current queries for Powhatan County. If you would like to have your query added to this page, please send information in reference to the name of the person in question, dates, location and your name and email address, to the county host Jennie.

I have included some guidelines to help you in writing a good query... Put the most important information first, which is by the way, the question or statement telling what you are looking for specifically.

Example:  I am searching for the marriage date (birth, death, given name, etc.) for Jane SMITH who married John Doe.

In the next paragraph state background information such as estimated dates, any siblings or spouses, where you have looked, why you think the person is in this state, etc. not already stated in the first statement. In other words, summarize the deadends you have already hit, so we don't suggest those paths again.

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RICE - I am researching William Campbell Rice b.1778 died 1846 Carter Co KY. He married Elisabeth Tatum Bailey. b 6-20-1781 Orange Co Va and died in Carter Co Ky 11-11-1872 or any Rice family that Migrated to Ky in the late to early 1800s. Thanks

Fri. Jan 30,2009 - From: - Pam Rice Church

JONES - On the Powhatan County Historical Society page, under the Tombstone Transcription section; I found the following entries: "Jones, Susan (Mrs.) 9/19/1864(b) Extracted from Church records SLECC" and "Jones, W. B. (child) . 2/5/1865(b) Extracted from Church records SLECC". I would appreciate any additional information anyone has on these two individuals. I'm an trying to expand on the family of Jonathan William Jones (b abt. 1838) and son James William Jones (1861-1940). (SLECC represents St Luke's Episcopal Church Cemetery.) Thanks

Fri. Mar 6,2009 - From: - Jim Bryan

WINFREE - Hello, I am seeking any information about the family of Maria L. WINFREE, born June 1858 -- father's name Richard (?), mother's name Louise M. (?) married Henry V. WILLIAMS in 1878. Henry is shown in 1910 Census in Richmond City, VA. All other family is either in Powhatan or Prince Edward. Any information, or places to find information would be most appreciated. This is one of my big brick walls. Thank you for your time, Andy Gary (Henry and Maria Williams are maternal great grandparents.) T. Andrews Gary, Jr., Managing Librarian, Ref. & Local History; Clark County Public Library, 370 South Burns Avenue, Winchester, Kentucky 40391-1876

Mon Aug 17,2009 - From: - Andy Gary

GORDON - Looking for date/place of birth, ancestors/siblings of Robert GORDON m Ann SHACKELTON (2nd wife). He is listed in 1st Powhatan census and Ann is listed in 1810 census after his death in abt 1803. He had daughters: Frances m Gregory MATHEWS (or MATHES), Judith m Richard SHACKELTON, Nancy m John DICKSON, Polly m Josiah TRENT and sons John m Elizabeth Walthall NUNNALLY (daughter of Maj John NUNNALLY and Susan BURTON) and Thomas m Nancy HATCHER (not sure if he is the right Thomas, but I think so).

Tues. Aug 18, 2009- From: - Hugh Gordon



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