Rockingham County, Virginia
Posted Queries for July 1998
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- REYNOLDS posted by R.D. Reynolds
on Wednesday, July 1, 1998
- Reserching the Reynolds line in Va. Albert Reynolds lived in Harrisonburg, Va. wife's
name Francis ? they had 3 daughters none of their names are known to me Albert was my
Father's brother Albert was born 7-24-1918 in Anderson Co., Tenn. Died Sept 1985 in Va.
any help ! Many Thanks ! R.D.
- CONRAD, MANN, MILLER posted by kris seibert on
Thursday, July 2, 1998
- I am looking for the following names that lived in Rockingham Co.They are:John MILLER
b:11-9-1733 d:jun1836. Christian MILLER b:1735 Henry MILLER b:1737 Barabary MILLER b:1739
d:1819 m.Jacob MANN , Katherine MILLER b:1741 m.George CONRAD
- MYERS, WINE posted by Joyce Rose on Thursday, July 2, 1998
- My g-g-grandfather's name was Isaac S. Myers, born in Rockingham Co., 1823.
Married Lydia Wine, born in 1831, in 1856. Need to know their parents name and any
children they had and dates. Thank you.
- HAUFF, HOUFF posted by Larry J. Houf on Saturday, July 4, 1998
- Andrew HOUFF living in Rockingham Co. during the period 1795-1820
- BOYER, KERNS posted by Sandy Thompson on Sunday, July 5, 1998
- I am looking for the wife of Lewis BOYER who was born in Rockingham Co, VA in
1755. I think it is Rosanna KERNS. Supposedly they were married in 1789.
She is suppose to be the daughter of an Adam KERNS. Do not have Lewis Boyers parents
or their children. They moved to Miami CO Ohio. He was a private in the army
and has a DAR named after him in Ohio. Thanks.
- HUDSON, IRWIN posted by Dorothy O. Lay on Monday, July 6, 1998
- HUDSON, Rachel, born 15 Oct, 1785, Rockingham County, Va. Married, 1802 Samuel Lynn
Irwin. Moved to North Carolina then Sangamon Co, Illinois. Need Information re
Rachel and her ancestors
- FUNKHOUSER, HEVENER, RILEY, SWADLEY posted by Kristine Wade on Monday, July 6, 1998
- I am searching form information about Adam HEVENER and Rebecca RILEY. They were
married on March 8, 1838 in Rockingham County VA. I would lkie to get information on
Rebecca (birth and death) and on Rebecca's parents and Adam and Rebecca's children.
Rebecca's parents were James RILEY and Barbara FUNKHOUSER. Adam's parents were, I
beleive, Adam HEVENER and Catherine SWADLEY. Any information would be great! Krisitne
- CURRY, HALL, HERRING posted by Kristine Wade on
Monday, July 6, 1998
- I am searching for information on Isaiah CURRY and Abigail HALL. Thaey were
married August 10 1802 in Rockingham County VA. Isaiah is the son of John CURRY and
Anna?. Abigail is the d/o Joseph HALL and Edith HERRING. I would love
information on both Isaiah and Abigail , thier children and their parents. I beleive
Isaiah (b. 1778 in Augusta Co. VA, d. 1859, Back Alleghany VA) may be the brother of Dr.
Robert CURRY but this is unconfirmed. Thanks, Krisitne
- HANGER, RUSH posted by Lynne Rush Hundley on Tuesday, July 7, 1998
- PROBLEM ABBREVIATIONS -- An Abstract of Rockingham County Court Records Books has a
bunch of abbreviations I don't know. Does anyone know of a source for common legal
abbreviations (Cha., W.E. set aside, non ass't and joinder, spl oyer, O:, A.C., C.O., and
more). All help appreciated! Lynne Hundley, Smithfield VA. Hunting RUSH, HANGER in
- BAUGH, CASLER posted by Julie H. Ganis on Tuesday, July 7, 1998
- Confederate Veteran magazine, Vol XXXIV, No 3, March 1926: John Overton CASLER b.
Frederick Co, VA Dec 1, 1838, died Jan 8, 1926. Enlisted from Hampshire Co, VA in 1861.
Married Martha E. BAUGH in 1866. Settled in Rockingham Co, VA, then Grayson Co, TX, then
Oklahoma City, OK..... Not researching this family, but found this and wanted to share!
- SULLIVAN posted by William
Sullivan on Tuesday, July 7, 1998
- I am interested in any information about my GGG grandfather, SAMUEL SULLIVAN, and his
direct ancestors and descendants. Samuel lived in Rockingham and/or Augusta County,
Virginia, in the late 1700's and early 1800's before moving his family to Saline County,
Missouri. Samuel's eldest son was named Tempest. His second oldest son, from
whom I am descended, was also named Samuel.
- FULTZ, HART, PITTINGTON, RIDDLE, SIPE, WINEGARD posted by Penny Hart on Thursday, July 9, 1998
- I am looking for decendents of James Hart son of William HART and Nancy FULTZ HART SIPE.
James was their only child. James married Frances WINEGARD and they had three children.
Nancy HART PITTINGTON, Harriet HART RIDDLE and Wilmer (Bill) HART. Wilmer (Bill) Hart
married Effie Bell DILLARD. They had seven (7) children, their names were:
Owen, Rosa Lee, Janet , Charles (Tommy) and Wilmer HART, Jr.,Lessie, Elizabeth. Have many
names to share and would love to hear from anyone in this family line.
- BRYAN, LYON posted by Alison Vigil on Thursday, July 9, 1998
- Seeking information on Emma LYON who married Pendleton BRYAN in Harrisonburg around
1864. She was a painter, writer and composer. Any information about her ancestry or her
talents are welcomed.
- HOUF, WILLS posted by George & Shirley Will on Tuesday, July 14, 1998
- Searching for WILLS, Henry. A marriage was recorded in Rockingham County in 1809
between Henry WILLS and Sally HOUF. Can find no other reference to this Henry Wills.
Would like to know more about he or his ancestors. All help greatly appreciated.
- ELLIOTT posted by Terri Mullins
on Tuesday, July 14, 1998
- I am trying to find out more information on William ELLIOTT of Rockingham Co Va b. in
the early 1800s. His fathers name was Archibald
- BLAKELY, BOTT, BUCHANAN, FRIDLEY, HUMPHREYS, MANLEY, MCCAULEY, SELBY posted by Edgar Hanna on Tuesday, July 14, 1998
- All of these families were in Rockingham or Augusta county from before 1800 until
at least 1880, some are still in the area today. Except where noted all this
occurred in AUGUSTA COUNTY. BLAKELY/FRIDLEY-> John married Elizabeth MAY in Rockingham
County (parents Adam MAY of Pa? and Elizabeth BOTT of MD/Pa?) 5 children. Adam
May and Elizabeth BOTT were married in Rockingham Co., VA in 1791.
Robert Blakely b. abt 1828 d. 5/3/1863 m. 7/8/1852 (Blakeley by 5th Virginia
Infantry records) married Sarah MCCAULEY (parents unknown) they had 2 children. John
Robert BLAKELY b. 6/7/1853 d. 1902 m. 9/10/1874 to Martha eve FRIDLEY b. abt 1855 (parents
are James W. FRIDLEY and Elizabeth?) they had 9 children. John and Martha son James
William BLAKELY b. May 1897 BUCHANAN/HUMPHREYS/MANLEY-> Berry MANLEY married Sarah
SPILTER they had 3 children. Lallay MANLEY b. 6/5/1857 married 2/17/1876 to
Alexander F. HUMPHREYS b. 3/5/1853 (Alex parents were John and Melinda LESSLEY).
Alex and Lallay had 1 child that I know of Minnie D. Humphreys b. Nov 1882. Minnie
married John W. BUCHANAN on 9/12/1899. John was born 9/1869 and his parents were
Robert BUCHANAN and Rebecca SELBY. Alex and Lallay had 5 children, Nora Viola
Buchanan b. 1901 Married James William BLAKELY b. 1897. The vast majority of these
marriages, births, and deaths occurred in STAUNTON, MIDDLEBROOKS and of course AUGUSTA
COUNTY. I am at a dead end with the research any help or suggestions would be greatly
- BROWN posted by Herbert Brown, III
on Wednesday, July 15, 1998
- Need information on Arabella G. BROWN and Robert E. BROWN, they were brother and
sister. They were both living in Grottoes, VA in July 1929. Arabella was born
in 1858 and Robert in 1867 prob. Rockbridge Co. They were listed in William Lewis Brown's
Obituary from Frontier Co. NE in 1929, also had a brother James F. living in Salem, VA in
1929. Father's name was William Lyle born 22 December 1822 in Rockbridge Co. VA,
mother was Isabella Grimes born 02 December 1828 in August Co. VA. In 1860 and 1870 family
was living in Rockbridge Co. VA.
- SITES posted by Ken Gibbs on
Saturday, July 18, 1998
- I am a descendent of the Rockingham County/Rawley Springs/Spring Creek SITES line.
Gr Gr grandson of William Price Sites who now rests in the Mossy Creek Presbyterian Church
yard. I am interested in descendents of the Sites line in Rockingham County.
- CROSS, ROGERS posted by Lou Moses on Saturday, July 18, 1998
- William ROGERS md. 1804 (bond) Sarah CROSS in Rockingham Co. Gabriel CROSS signed
on the bond and it states Sarah is the dau. of John CROSS. Seeking parents/siblings etc.
for William ROGERS and any similar information on the CROSS
family. Thank you for any help given.
- BECHTLE posted by Tom Pierce
on Sunday, July 19, 1998
- BECHTLE, Jacob and Samuel appear in 1850 Rockingham census. We are trying to
follow the Bechtles in Shenandoah County and suspect these two moved out a bit. Does
anyone have any info, or does anyone have access to Rockingham Death Register who would be
willing to check for these men or their wives? Thanks, Tom Pierce
- DEAN, WHITLOCK posted by Lsc112147 on Monday, July 20, 1998
- I am looking for the parents of James William Dean who appears in the 1880 Rockingham
County, Virginia Census with his wife Lucinda Bell Whitlock. James William Dean was
born May 1842 in Virginia and Lucinda Bell Whitlock was born June 1856 in Virginia.
They married in about 1876 and had 8 children: Mary Ada Dean, William F. Dean,
Johnnie Wise Dean, George W. Dean, Robert F. Dean, James H. Dean, Pearl E. Dean, and
Bettie A. Dean. Their children were all born in R'ham County, VA.
- LITE, WISE posted by Chuck Seyfert on Tuesday, July 21, 1998
- Seeking any information on a Harvey LITE born Sept.13, 1813 in Mt.Crawford,VA. He
married Abigail WISE Dec.7, 1837. They lived in Mt.Crawford all their lives. Harvey died
April 11, 1894 in Mt.Crawford. He was a Bookeeper by profession. Looking for Harvey's
parents and anything else to aid my research. Thank You.
- CLEMONS posted by Vicki on
Thursday, July 23, 1998
- I am looking for information on THOMAS CLEMONS and his wife NANCY. I know that
they had son, JOHN, born in Rockingham Co June 1800 or 1801. I am willing to share
any information I have on their descendants. Thanks
- SONAFRANK, SONIFRANK, SONNEFRANK, SPRENKLE, SPRINKLE posted by Jeanne Garner
on Sunday, July 26, 1998
- Looking for Sonnefrank/Sonafrank/Sonifrank family. John and Catherine(Sprinkle/Sprenkle)
m June 22 1829 in Rockingham Co had George 24 Dec 1830, Christina b 1832,Anthony b 1835,
and maybe Sarah b abt 1837. The first three were born in Rockingham at some point they
moved to Allen Co. OH.
- SIMMERS posted by Abby Simmers
Smith on Sunday, July 26, 1998
- I am looking for any information concerning the SIMMERS family from Harrisonburg,
Linville, Penn Laird area. If you can direct me in anyway, please let me know.
I'll share anything I have also.
- MILLER posted by Jim Smarr on
Monday, July 27, 1998
- Looking for information on Samual & Elizabeth MILLER, Samual born Rockingham Co.
Around 1824.Elizabeth born in Augusta Co. around 1826. Marriage and Elizabeth's madian
name if avalable.
- ARGABRIGHT posted by Argabright
on Monday, July 27, 1998
- I am searching for information on the ARGABRIGHTS of Rockingham Co.,Va. I have bits and
pieces on Jacob (b. ca. 1735) and some of his children, but am not clear on the Lancaster
Co., Pa. connection, Jacob's father and siblings or when they first arrived. I have
my own branch of material but I can't seem to place it on the tree. Help!
- LAM, LIFE posted by Ruth Porter on Monday, July 27, 1998
- I am searching for James Marion LAM who married Sarah Frances LIFE on 5/11/1870.
They lived at East Point and had 8 children:Minnie, Newman,Mittie, George, Charles,John,
Ilena & Larue.
- CUMMINS, MINNICK posted by
Galen Willis on Monday, July 27, 1998
- Researching Minnick and Cummins. Noah Minnick, b 22 Dec 1828 VA, and wife Catharine
Cummins, b 19 Jun 1826, m. 1 Oct 1849 Rockingham Co VA. Noah's will probated 1893
Rockingham Co list children, Mary, William, John, Jacob, David, Ann and Caroline. I
am interested in corresponding with descendants and or persons working on their ancestors.
- FAIRBURN, HANEC posted by Don Fairburn on Tuesday, July 28, 1998
- William H.FAIRBURN born 1862 in Rockinham Co. Married Lydia Alice Hanec. A son vernon
Calvin Fairburn born 1899 in Kentucky. Would like to establish parentage of William and
locate marriage record.
- COVINGTON, HASKINS, TOMS posted by Keith Alan Jones on
Thursday, July 30, 1998
- Seeking information on the family of Thomas HASKINS, born in Camp Holly, Henrico Co. VA
in 1774. He married Sally COVINGTON in Rockingham Co. on Dec. 26, 1801. Thomas' father was
Joseph HASKINS. Thomas had a son, Robert L. HASKINS, who later had Albemarle Co.
connections and married Harriet TOMS. Any information would be a great help.
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