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July 25, 1998 from
DAWSON, SUMMERS, WOOD -
Zacariah SUMMERS md. Sarah DAWSON in Bedford Co. VA, 1 Mar 1786. Sarah's parents, John DAWSON and Susanah ?WOOD d/o Thomas WOOD probably from Bedford Co. Can anyone verify this for me? I would sure appreciate any help and will glady exchange information.

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July 23, 1998 from
DAVENPORT, KING -
I'm researching my King line in Bedford Co, Va. The earliest information I have is for Samuel B. King, Sr. who was born in Ireland in 1746. He moved to Bedford County and married Elizabeth Underwood Davenport in 1769. They had 5 children (Joseph, Samuel B., Jr., Jonathan, Benjamin and Elizabeth). I am descended from Samuel B., Jr. who was born in 1772 in Bedford Co. I need information on this family. Thanks.

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July 21, 1998 from
BALES, KARNS -
I'm looking for the family of Michael Karns, a native of Bedford Co. He had at least 2 brothers, all three fighting in the war of 1812. Michael married Mary Bales in Bedford Co. in Nov, 1803. They had nine children, several dying young. Among the Children were a daughter Lea, John N, James C., and the youngest son , George S. The family moved to Missouri in 1837. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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July 19, 1998 from
BRACKETT, WHITESIDE -
Elizabeth "Betsy" BRACKETT married Samuel WHITESIDE in 1777 in Bedford Co. Elizabeth's father was Hawkins BRACKETT. Who was Elizabeth's mother and siblings? Any information on the BRACKETT family would be greatly appreciated.

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July 4, 1998 from
DURHAM, OVERSTREET -
Looking for info on family of John Manly Overstreet b. 1/17/1898 Moneta VA. m Vaughnie Lee Durham. Siblings of John Overstreet were Mary, Grace, Sadie, Lois. They lived on a farm east of Moneta.

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July 2, 1998 from
GILPIN -
Searching for additional information on Francis Green Gilpin whose will was probated 1826 in Bedford Co. VA. We descend from his son William who came to KY after 1810.

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July 2, 1998 from
HACKWORTH, LAUGHON -
Isham LAUGHON married Nancy HACKWORTH in the late 1700s or early 1800s. Their son, Joshua Ward LAUGHON I, was buried in family cemetery in Bedford County, VA in 1877. I am looking for any information on Isham or Nancy HACKWORTH LAUGHON. Isham and Nancy are my great great great grandparents. Thank you, Onnie Daniel Laughon, Lakeland, Florida

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