Posted Queries for September 2000

THOMAS posted by Heather Baker on Saturday, September 2, 2000

I am looking for information in Washington County, VA on John C. Thomas (1880) and Palmyra/Polly Wyatt Thomas (1884-1956). Their children were: Lillian, Roxy, Earnest, Charles, Preston, Mary, and Roy. Any information would be greatly appreciated!


RAY posted by April on Tuesday, September 5, 2000

I am looking for Rhea family history. I have a John Rhea b abt 1760 location unknown. I have seen somewhere a John Rhea that came to Washington County VA with his cousin William. ( I don't know if this is my John but I would like to know, there is a story behind this family that goes well with a story my family has passed down for generations.) Any information would be appreciated. John had a son named Joseph, his son James, his son Abijah, his son James Northcross Ray (believed to be the one to change spelling) , his son Haskell was my papaw.


SHOEMAKER posted by Karen Shoemake Marcum on Friday, September 8, 2000

SHOEMAKER I am interested in finding info. on William SHOEMAKER born in VA - possibly around 1804. He had a son, Jonathan, in 1830. I have found a William Shoemaker in Washington county's 1830 census. Does anyone have any more info. on him to compare? Please email me and thanks.


GOBBLE, PHELPS posted by Regina Wilkerson on Sunday, September 10, 2000

Looking for parents of Sarah Phelps Gobble. Sarah Phelps was born in 1824 in Washington County, married John Gobble in 1840 in Washington County. I only know of one daughter,Elizabeth, born in 1843.


SHEFFIELD, SHUFFIELD, SHUFFLE, SNYDER posted by Glenn Sheffield on Monday, September 11, 2000

Looking for info on Whitney Sheffield b. abt 1803 married Mary Jane Snyder b.1797 in TN. They lived in Washington County Abingdon Glade Spring area. Trying to find Whitney's birth place to find who his parents were so I an try to trace family back to England. Children of Whitney and Mary Jane are; 1) John Sheffield 2) James Sheffield 3) Benjamin R. Sheffield 4) Moses Sheffield 5) Thomas Preston Sheffield 6) William S. Sheffield (my gg grandfather) Thanks! Glenn


COOK, HUFFMAN, THACKER, YONTS posted by Anissa Cook on Wednesday, September 13, 2000

Seeking information on Anderson "Ance" COOK b.1814 in unknown, listed in Russell Co., VA in 1830. It is possible his parents were from Washington Co., VA Any information is appreciated. He was married to three known wives last names were Thacker/Thatcher, Huffman & Yonts.


CONDLEY, CONNELLY, TUNE posted by Susan Logan on Friday, September 22, 2000

Looking for info about WILLIAM CONNELLY/CONDLEY and NANCY TUNE. They were married in Halifax Va in 1792, and I believe they lived for a time in Washington Co, but have not been able to confirm this. Need help locating them. Thanks


DOYEL, HENDERSON, SMITH posted by Teresa Smith on Sunday, September 24, 2000

Seeking parents of Daniel J. SMITH b/9Oct1783 Rockingham Co., VA, m/26Mar1806 Margaret DOYEL, Edmonson Co., KY, d/Oct1855 Edmonson Co., KY. Parents poss. Robert SMITH and Jane HENDERSON, m/1782 Washington Co., VA.


MCCANN, RAMBO, ROSENBALM posted by Karen Kotlarchik on Tuesday, September 26, 2000

I'm looking for the address of the James McCann/Lydia Rosenbalm home. They lived in it from about 1840-1870. It was located in Leplo. It sits beside an old log house which is the Rambo house. I live in NY and would like an address, so I can make a trip down to see it. Thanks for your help.


ALLISON, FANNIN posted by Joseph Allison Lawrence on Wednesday, September 27, 2000

I have a 1840 census entry for a James Allison and A.K. Allison in Washington County, Va., District 199. I'm hoping this pertains to Capt. James Allison and wife Sarah Fannin Allison and their son Abraham K. Allison. If anyone has information about these people or this entry, I would appreciate the information.


BOY, BOYS posted by James Goode on Thursday, September 28, 2000

Looking for information on Jeremiah Boy who might be a close relative of Jacob Boy, who came to Washington-Sullivan Co area about 1792. They previous lived in Loudoun Co Va where Jacob Boy enlisted in the REv War. Also looking for info on Jeremiah Boyd, sometimes Boy, who with wife Margaret, lived in Washington Co up to about 1820 when Jeremiah Died. Jeremiah Boy-Boys of Loudoun CO is my GGGrandfather and he lived in Wythe and Russell, passing in Russell CO in 1864. This may be the same persons or a close relative. James GOode

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