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November 17, 2006 from
PAGE, REYNOLDS -
Looking for info on Polly Reynolds married Aug 12, 1817 to Bennett Page. Would like any more info on either.

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November 1, 2006 from
WEATHERFORD, WILKERSON -
Looking for birth family and pedigree of Susannah Wilkerson, born 1704 in Bedford, VA. She married William Weatherford Jr. (of New Kent, VA) in 1729 in the Bedford area. Chief Red Eagle (aka William Weatherford) was among her descendants. So am I.

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October 10, 2006 from
MAYBERRY, YOAKUM, YOKUM -
I am interested in the Mayberry family of Bedford county. There has been a lot of information gathered by numerous persons. One of the oddities is that Frederick Mayberry (sometimes known as Jr) is listed as having married Priscilla Yokum (Yoakum) in 1792 in Bedford CO, VA. At that time, he would have been 35 years of age. Has anyone ever run across any documentation of a marriage prior to this one?

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September 3, 2006 from
MOORE -
Where was Cherry Mount in Bedford Co. in the 1860s? Letters were sent from Cherry Mount, Bedford and Bedford Co. Also seeking death record of Elizabeth Moore during 1860s as well as any information on James M. and Nancy Moore.

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August 8, 2006 from
HURT, TURNER -
I'm trying to locate the burial place for Moses Hurt [1726-abt 1806] and his wife Ruth Turner [1728 - abt 1806]. More specific dates would be helpful also. Appreciate any help that might be given.
R Hotard, St. Louis

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July 25, 2006 from
DARLINGTON, PURNAL, PURNELL, WOOD -
Peter Purnal (Purnell) b. abt. 1775 has a marrage record on file to Elizabeth Darlington. I understand there was a probate record from a former wife Phebe Wood.
1. Is there such record, if so how to obtain a copy?
2. Are there other records of Peter Purnal (Purnell) b. abt. 1775?
Thank you,

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July 15, 2006 from
REYNOLDS -
Searching for the burial site for Jesse David Reynolds. Born January 1753 in VA. Died April 22, 1836 Bedford Co., VA. He is supposedly to have a Rev. War headstone.

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July 1, 2006 from
BAILEY, BUCHANNON, CRAIG, CRIDDLE, DABNEY, DALTON, EDWARDS, HANCOCK, HUGHES, HUSTON, JOHNSON, JONES, KEY, KITCHEN, SMITH, STEARMAN, STURMAN, TIMBERLAKE, WHITE, WILLIAMS -
Looking for family: who married into several families in Bedford Co, VA. Children of William Sturman & Martha Criddle of Bedford Co, VA.
1. John b ca 1778 md Nancy Craig, 1803, nothing found;
2. Vintner C. b ca 1780 md Nancy White, 1804, lived in Grayson Co, VA. Census notes there were children in household but by 1840 census he has no children. But Vintner C. Sturman md Penelope Hughes, in 1832; moved to Campbell Co, VA. In his Will he left estate to Penelope's brother Hugh.
3. Anna b 16 July 1782 md James Buchannon, 1801. They moved to Rising Sun, Ohio Co, IN & raised a large family. Other children married in other counties
4. Joel H. b ca 1784 md Phebe Williams in Madison Co, AL. 1819, they died young. Their three children left orphaned and lived with William M. Sturman family in Illinois.
5. William Madison b 28 Feb 1786 md Sarah Hancock-Dabney in Wayne Co, KY 1810, moved to Hamilton Co, IL.
6. Nancy b ca 1788-1792 md a Johnson possibly, no info found for her.
7. Thomas K. b md Hannah Edwards about 1812, can't find a marriage but living in Grayson/Carroll Co, VA. Moved raised a large family in Jefferson Co, TN. This is my family.
8. Frankey b 1792 md William Dalton, lived in Carroll Co, VA.
9. Mildred b ca 1794 md Augustine Smith, Patrick Co, VA, 1815, haven't located info on this family either.
Also, looking for information on Humphrey & Mildred Criddle's family : Daughters listed below: Mary Timberlake, Elizabeth Key, Mildred Kitchen, Martha Stearman, Nancy Jones, Frankey Bailey, Kesiah Huston.
Thanks for any help.

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May 29, 2006 from
CARTER, JORDAN, STITH -
Looking for names of parents of Jacobus Covith Jordan my g.g.g. grandfather who was b. abt 1785 in Bedford County Virginia; m. Martha Patsy Carter d/o of David Carter in 1803. Jacobus died about 1862 in Lawrence County Kentucky. Numerous websites show parents were William Jordan and Lucy Stith Jordan. However, the will of William Jordan, Sr. on record in Breckinridge County from 1817 does not show Jacobus as one of children.

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May 20, 2006 from
BROWN, HUNDLEY -
I'm looking for proof of Jordan Hundley's parents. Jordan was born in Bedford county Virginia in the late 1700's and married Elizabeth Brown in Bedford county the year of 1806. Thanks for any help.

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May 13, 2006 from
GOSNELL, LANE -
Seeking Information On Rachel Gosnell b app 1766 in Bedford Co Va. Married Daniel Lane b1764. Rachel had a brother , Benjamin Gosnell. This is where we think our Indian ancestory came from. If anyone has information on this. I will share my information. Thank You, Dave Cole

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March 23, 2006 from
BRUCE, MILAM, REYNOLDS -
I'm seeking information on the families of Albert BRUCE 1818-1890, and Jerusha Jane MILAM (born about 1817) from Bedford County. Albert and Jerusa married on December 8, 1848 in Bedford County, and had six children. On daughter, Martha Brown Bruce married John Dabney Reynolds.

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March 10, 2006 from
BURNETT, KENT -
Looking for information on James B. Burnett and Rebecca Kent and Family.

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February 26, 2006 from
BUFORD -
Does anyone have the will of Capt. Henry Buford, b. abt 1751 and d. 1814, that can be shared? I am trying to find out if he named his son, Thomas Buford, as one of his heirs. Thomas migrated to Lincoln Co., KY and then to Overton Co., TN and may have died before his father. Thanks

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January 14, 2006 from
BOWYER, McGHEE -
Albina Letitia Bowyer born ca 1836 died ca 1866-1868 married David Rice McGhee. Need parents.
Marcia Witt
7991 West Lake Drive
West Palm Beach, Fla 33406

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January 6, 2006 from
GREEN, JOHNSON -
I am looking for information on Jesse Johnson who married Letty Green and had 14 Children one of which was Peter Johnson born in Virginia in 1807 and died in 1887 in Lexington Ky. All I know is the name Jesse and Letty and that they were born in Virginia and I assume in Bedford County.

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