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December 22, 2003 from
Looking for informaton on A. F. RIELEY from Bedford County, VA. I believe he was a WWI soldier from the area, as I have an ID tag marked as follows: "A. F. RIELEY/BD. CO VA". Looking for a first and middle name and possible DOB and DOD. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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December 16, 2003 from
Looking for informaton on The John Foster in the Muster roll for 1777 listed as fifer Wondering if this is the same John Foster that lived in the Huddleston area of Bedford Co. next to John Wiggington. Thank

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December 15, 2003 from
We are looking for traces among the Bedford County Pattersons, of Nathaniel Patterson who married Elizabeth Bell in Culpeper, VA in 1749.
Don Patterson

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December 13, 2003 from
Looking for information on the Following families in Bedford. Co. VA Peyton Ridgeway married Sophia Greenwood 1813 Bedford Co. VA
Joseph Ridgeway married Martha unknown believed to be son of Peyton and Sophia.
Sophia's father may be Abram or William Ridgeway family used the name of Abram later generations.

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October 7, 2003 from
I am seeking any information about Joseph Vaughan/ Vaughn who was in Bedford County, Va. in the 1780's and 1790's. Among his children were Joseph Jr. born in 1784, & Mitchell Vaughan. They appeared in Botetourt Co. in the early 1800's. Any help with these names and any Vaughan's in Bedford during that time will be appreciated.

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August 28, 2003 from
Looking for Sandiver Cashiah. This name has been spelled many ways. This is the first sighting of him and no other family members until he shows up in North and South Carolina. He is also listed in the French and Indian War as Sanford Keisur.
Virginia Colonial Militia, 1651-1776
County: Bedford County
Date: Sep 1758
Name: Sandiver Cashiah
Rank: Sergeant
By the time he was in Mecklenburg Co., NC he was Sandeofir Cizia. The name eventually became Keziah of which my great grandmother, Minerva Jane Keziah b. 1851 was and then to Kissiah in Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC Thanks,

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July 27, 2003 from
The Bedford County Order Book # 9, page 132, has entries, in December 1787 as follows:
"Ord. that the Over,s,of the poor Bind out Aaron and Moses Parker Children of Mary Parker and so saw"
The next entry on the same page reads "Ord. that the Over,s od the poor Bind out Wm Parker, Jesse Parker and Levi Parker also two other younger children whose names are not known. Children of Sarah Parker and so saw"
We have extensive information on Mary Parker and the descendants of her children. Believe Sarah Parker may be a sister of Mary Parker. Would like to have information on Sarah and her children. Can anyone help us? Thank you.

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July 24, 2003 from
Looking for more information on William Coleman who married Pemelia Worley in 1825. William was the son of William Leroy Coleman. Permelia was the daughter of Henry Worley. They were married in 1825. Thanks,

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June 25, 2003 from
I am seeking information on my great grandfather, N. H. Hazlewood and his family. In the 1870 census he is listed in Lynchburg, Campbell County. In the 1880 census he is listed in Madison, Amherst County. In the 1880's he purchased a home in Bedford County and lived there until his death. While living in Bedford County the family most likely was associated with the Montvale Presbyterian Church. Several family members are buried at the church cemetery.
Newton Hyde Hazlewood BORN: May 1840 DIED: Bef. December 10, 1910
MOTHER: Charlotte E. Hazlewood (nee Unknown) BORN: Abt. 1815
FATHER: name unknown
SISTER: Laura M.
BROTHER: Charles S.
SON: Francis H. BORN:October 14, 1867 DIED:April 04, 1929
SON: William Edward BORN:1871
DAUGHTER: Gracella BORN:1872
DAUGHTER: Grace E. BORN:July 1873
SON: Newton Hyde , Jr. BORN:June 1876
SON: John B. BORN:1879
DAUGHTER: Nora BORN: July 1882
DAUGHTER: Mary Marriott BORN: May 1884 DIED: Abt. February 1972
SON: Arthur B. BORN: December 1886

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June 22, 2003 from
John T. Arthur, b. Ca 1775, Bedford Co., VA m. 1805 in Bedford Co., VA, Elizabeth "Betsy" Hackworth, d/o Joseph and Frances Hackworth. Moved to Kanawha Co., VA [WV] in the early 1830s. Any information about the parents of John and Elizabeth would be most appreciated. Known Children: Jeremiah, b. Abt. 1811; Thomas, b. Abt. 1815; Richard A., b. Abt. 1817; Joseph, b. Abt. 1820; Susan N., b. Abt. 1822; John L. Arthur, b. Abt 1825; Levi, b. Abt. 1828.

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June 14, 2003 from
Searching for the marriage record of William CRUM and Martha FURLONG, widow, Liberty, Bedford Co., VA. about 1780. He joined the Revolutionary War about 1778. His Pension Papers do not indicate his parents and statements made by Martha and him indicate they were married by a Methodist minister in Liberty.

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June 7, 2003 from
Who are the parents of Elizabeth Shaon who married William Martin Bedford County, 1816

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May 28, 2003 from
am seeking information on the children of James R. SAUNDERS. He born between 1768-1778 in Bedford Co., VA.and died in 1811. He was married to Margaret READ. His parents were Thomas and Elizabeth RICE SAUNDERS. My GGG Grandfather was Francis M. SAUNDERS and I am trying to determine if he is the son of the James R. SAUNDERS I mentioned above. Thanks for any help.

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February 24, 2003 from
I am looking for the parents of James Hix born in Bedford County Virginia around 1788. He married Druzilla Martindale in Greenbrier Virginia in the 1800's. She was also born in Bedford County Virginia.

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February 19, 2003 from
I am seeking information on Sallie Elizabeth Goings (Goins) Browley (born ~1863), her husband, Price Browley, or any of their children (Frances Tanner, Mary Good/Goode, Charlie, Ella, Sadie, Samuel, or Robert). All resided in Bedford County, Central District based on the 1900 and 1910 census'. Sadie married William Earnest Johnson, who passed away in Bedford around 1968. Appreciate any assistance or information. Will share what I have.

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