Rockingham County, Virginia
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- REEDY posted by David Reedy on
Saturday, April 12, 1997
- My name is David Reedy and my grandfather and great grandfather were born in Rockingham
County. Sylvester Reedy b 1887 to John N. Reedy and his first wife. John was born to
catherine Reedy (out of wedlock) in 1857. This is the information I have. Sylvester moved
to Prince William county and married Annie Reading. Their youngest son is my father,
Lloyd. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
- BARE, BRENNEMAN, MILLER posted by Russell J. Bare on
Saturday, April 12, 1997
- We are attempting to locate a connection between Christian (ne: Christopher) Bare, Bair,
Bar, Bear (b. circa 1792) of the Lynville Creek area, Rockingham County, Virginia.
Possible connections to David Brenneman through marriage to Fanny Brenneman (b. 1794). We
are looking for solid connections to either Jacob Bear, Switzerland (m. Barbara Miller) or
his brother John Bear (m. Elizabeth Miller, Barbara's sister, both daughters of Adam
Miller, the first European settler of the Shennandoah Valley.) Fanny Brenneman Bare is
buried outside of Morris, Whiteside County, Illinois (d. February 1867) with one John
Bare, son, (d. 1870). Her odysey included stops in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania;
Putnam County, Ohio; and Fayette County, Iowa. Her son David[the older] is my 2X Great
Grandfather and is buried in Nebraska with his wife Mahala Crow, of Kentucky or
Ohio.Christian Bare, Bear, or Bar is my 3X Great Grandfather.
- BUSH, CARTWRIGHT, CRAWFORD, MAGGART, MEADOWS posted by Cheryl Kenter on
Saturday, April 19, 1997
- I am looking for information on the following family and spouses. BUSH, John and Kesiah,
dates of birth unknown' guess abt. mid-1700's. Children: Aaron, b. 1776, m. Rockingham, VA
to Mary Meadows, 1804; Edmund Bush, m. Rockingham, VA to Elizabeth Worken, 1798; Elizabeth
BUSH, m. Monroe, VA to William Fisher, 1812; Francis BUSH, married Francis MEADOWS; George
BUSH, m. Rockingham, VA, Caty MAGGART, Jul 17, 1802; Johyn BUSH, m. Violetta CRAWFORD,
Monroe, VA, 1807; Joseph BUSH, m. Polly CARTWRIGHT, Monroe, VA, 1808; Juda BUSH, m. Thomas
Richards; Margaret BUSH (don't know if she ever married); Merdith BUSH, m., Rebekah Basly,
Greenup Co., KY, May 30, 1826; Nathan BUSH, b. 1781, m. Barbary MAGGART, b., 1783, in
Monroe, VA in 1803; Polly (Mary) BUSH, m. Isaac Fisher, Monroe, VA, 1809.
- TAYLOR posted by David K. Taylor.
on Saturday, April 19, 1997
- TAYLOR, John - b. 1793, Rockingham Co., Virginia. I am researching my g-g-grandfather,
John TAYLOR. I am trying to find information on his parents and siblings. He was married
to Mary Margert, b. 1794. John Taylor migrated to Madison County, Indiana and is buried in
Pendleton, Indiana. I do not know when he came to Indiana or if he was married at the
time. John and Mary had 12 children. They were: Samuel, Mary, Mahala, Nancy, Betty, Isaac,
John, Jacob, James, Armstrong, Andrew Burns and Henry. I would be glad to share any of
- MCCARTNEY posted by Nancy C.
Adkins on Saturday, April 19, 1997
- Looking for any information on ANDREW, SARAH, JAMES, DANIEL, and MARGARET McCARTNEY -
Rockingham County, Virginia about 1785. I will gladly share information. Thanks.
- RUNION posted by Joyce A. Kelley
on Saturday, April 19, 1997
- I am researching the family name of RUNION. John A. RUNION was reportedly born in 1802
at Rileyville, Rockinham Co. VA. He married Sebrina _____and their children are: George,
born 1828; Catherine, born 1830; Jeremiah, born 1833; Jackson, born 1836; Joseph, born
1838; Delilah, born 1840; John L., born 1844; and Dorothy, born 1848. Any information you
have on the RUNION family line will be greatly appreciated. Thanx.
- RITCHIE, SHOEMAKER
posted by Robert L. Walker on Saturday, April 19, 1997
- Looking for information and/or records concerning my ggGrandfather GEORGE RITCHIE and
his wife (first name unknown) SHOEMAKER, both said to have been born in Virginia. Their
son (my gGrandfather), WILLIAM FRANKLIN RITCHIE, was born 18 October 1842 in Rockingham
Co., VA. Index for 1850 Census reports a GEORGE RITCHIE living in Rockingham Co., VA, in
District 56.About 1855, the family moved to Ft. Scott, KS, where George died within a few
months of the move; the widow and her son (W.F. Ritchie) moved to Bloomington, IL.
- FISHER, FOSTER posted by Paul Clary on Saturday, April 19, 1997
- We are researching John H. FOSTER and wife Frances FISHER. Their daughter Susanna E.
Foster b. 23 Mar 1847 Rockingham Co., VA. Frances's FISHER father was John FISHER. Any
information please contact us.
- BAYSINGER, RUBY posted by Jennifer Dilley on Saturday, April 19, 1997
- Searching for any Native American blood line in the family of Valentin Baysinger, born
3/1/1796 in your county. He married Serena Jane Ruby from Nelson (or then Amherst) County
on 5/12/1814. Am interested in Native American blood for her too. Thank you.
- HAMILTON, KOGER posted by Mark Parsons. on Sunday, April 20, 1997
- Seeking info on Godfrey HAMILTON, who died 1795 in Botetourt Co VA, in an area that
later became Roanoke Co VA. It is believed that Godfrey HAMILTON raised Peter and Jacob
KOGER in Rockingham Co VA. Did Godfrey HAMILTON marry their widowed mother???
- DOVE, WETZEL, WHETZEL posted by Unknown on
Tuesday, April 22, 1997
- Looking to share information on desc. of DOVE and WHETZEL/WETZEL families that lived in
Bergton, Rockingham County, Virginia. I'm a desc. of George Dove who married Elizabeth
Been and Frederick Dove who married Susannah WHETZEL.
- BAKER, SELLERS posted by Bill Derrow on Friday, April 25, 1997
- Seek info on Martin BAKER (b 20 Feb 1751, place unk; d 18 Apr 1848, Rockingham Co., VA;
m Mary [?]) and son, William BAKER (b abt 1808, d bef 7 May 1846; m 19 Jan 1829, R'ham,
- HOOK, LIGHT posted by Debbie Drescher on Friday, April 25, 1997
- Seeking info on John Light and or Jane Hook his wife. Married 28 Mar 1805 in Rockingham
Co. VA. Anyone known their parents? John moved to Pulaski Co. KY by 1830 where was between
1805 and 1830?
- FLANARY, KITE posted by Greg Kyte on Friday, April 25, 1997
- I am researching the KITE families of Rockingham Co VA and elsewhere in VA, TN, NC, PA.
I have quite a bit of info to share on these early Shenandoah Valley KITEs. Seeking any
info on a Richard KITE bc. 1730-40?, wife Eleanor ____?, and son Isaac KITE bc. 1761-60
md. Ruth FLANARY 1797 Carter Co TN. This family was settled into NE TN by 1783 and would
like to locate them prior to their migration.
- REISTE posted by Thomas Gonzalez.
on Sunday, April 27, 1997
- My wife and I have found a James Reiste in the Rockingham County, VA 1860 census. Also,
James Reiste registered for the census at the Harrisonburg Post Office. We do not know how
he fits into my wife's (Kimberly Reiste) Family tree yet. We are looking for marriage,
birth, or obituary information on him to help us out. Thank you.
- NALLE, SIMS posted by Frances Wentz Taber on Sunday, April 27, 1997
- Looking for the parents of Mary Anne NALLE, b. 1819, m. Robert Marshall SIMS, b. 1813.
Willing to share all information.
- BUHL, BULL, DERROW, FREEZE, REED, SHIRKEY posted by Bill Derrow on Monday, April 28, 1997
- My great grandparents: Fannie Rebecca BULL/BUHL (b 9 Jul 1859, Rockingham Co.; d 19 Nov
1951, R'ham) and Emanuel E. DERROW (b 21 Apr 1856, R'ham; d 19 Apr 1921, R'ham) m 8 Jul
1877, R'ham. Fannie's parents were Henry BULL/BUHL (b 1831/1832, R'ham) and Elizabeth
"Bettie" REED (b 1837/1838, VA), who m 14 Dec 1856, R'ham. Although family
"lore" says Henry BULL's wife was Elizabeth FREEZE, R'ham Co. marriage record
cites "REED". Henry's father was probably John BULL/BUHL who married Frances
"Francy" SHIRKEY, abt 30 Jan 1826, R'ham (per marr. rec.). Need proof that
Henry's parents were John and Frances, and any other info on him and wife, Elizabeth, and
other BULL/BUHLs in R'ham.
- BROWN, HOLSINGER, KNUPP, REED, REID
posted by Bill Derrow on Monday, April 28, 1997
- Ambrose KNUPP (b abt 1825/1828, son of John KNUPP and Margaret "Peggy"
HOLSINGER) m 5 Apr 1849, Rockingham Co., Mary Jane REID/REED (b 28 June 1832, R'ham; d 8
Apr 1882, R'ham; dau of Benjamin Franklin REED, who m. Mary BROWN, 3 Oct 1831, R'ham). The
above info primarily from R'ham marriage records and 1969 HOLSINGER Genealogy, by Paul
Holsinger. Seek addtional info (exact birth date and death date for Ambrose, proof of Mary
BROWN as mother of Mary Jane, parents of John KNUPP, etc.). Have quite a bit of info on
R'ham families to share.
- CAMPBELL, FEUCHTENBERGER
posted by Kandis Tomlinson on Monday, April 28, 1997
- I am looking for the death date of John R K CAMPBELL, b. 1865 in Harrisonburg, and still
living there in 1943 according to the obit. of his brother Thomas Jefferson Jackson
CAMPBELL . John married Amanda FEUCHTENBERGER in 1892 in Rockingham Co. His parents where
George and Eliza Ann HOLMES CAMPBELL.
- KRING, NICHOLS posted by Jeff Nichols on Wednesday, April 30, 1997
- I am looking for information on Edwin Nichols married to Juliana Kring in Rockingham
County in 1795. Any help you can give would be appreciated.
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