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Dinwiddie Co., Virginia

1997

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ALLEN DANCE JOLLEY MINGEA TEAL
ALSOBROOK DEAN KING MINGE TEEL
BAUGH DINWIDDIE KIRKLAND MINGGE THAYER
BILLUPS ELAM KNIPE MINGIA THWEATT
BISHOP FITTS LAWRENCE MINGY TRAYLOR
BULIFANT FITZGERALD LEDFORD MITCHELL WALL
BUTTERWORTH FLOMERFELT LEWIS NEWCOMB WALTHALL
BURNETT GOODWYN MAIDLING OWEN WELLS
CARTER HARPER MANN PRIDE WHITE
CHEATHAM HARRISON MEDLEN REAMS WILLS
CLARK HAZELWOOD MEDLEY REAMES WOODARD
COLEMAN HIGH MEDLIN SHORT WOODWARD
COUSINS HUNT MEDLING SMITH WRIGHT
CROW INGRAM MINGA SPAIN  
CROWDER IRONMONGER MINGAY STAINBACK  

BISHOP, THWEATT - I am looking for the families of Chatman C. Bishop and Virginia J. Thweatt. These are my husband's g,g,grandparents.

Jan 1, 1997 - 18:46 - From: - Mrs. Linda B. Reams

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MANN, REAMS/REAMES - Looking for the families of Emiline F. Mann, who married William H. Reames. These are my husband's g,g,grandparents. Also, I have Reams/Reames data to share.

Jan 1, 1997 - 18:48 - From: - Mrs. Linda B. Reams

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MINGGE, MINGA, MINGIA, MINGY, MINGAY, MINGEA, MINGE - Searching for John Mingge (died in Dinwiddie) who married Nancy. These are their children: Jensy Jones, Nathan,Eliza,Charles, and maybe John Jr. This family's name was spelled: Mingge,Minga,Mingia,Mingy,Mingea,Mingay, Minge

Jan 4, 1997 - 17:16 - From: - Joanne Mingia Burch

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STAINBACK - I have been compiling a nationwide genealogy on the Stainback Family across all lines for the past 13 years. Would welcome any info on this family as there are still many gaps to fill. Thanks

Jan 8, 1997 - 23:57 - From: - Charlie Rathbun

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BULIFANT, HARRISON - Searching for all descendants of Absolum P. BULIFANT born 19 Aug 1825, died 19 Aug 1875, Dinwiddie, VA. Married Elvira Cole HARRISON. I am writing a book on all BULIFANTs in US. Please share any BILIFANT information.

Jan 10, 1997 - 00:09 - From: - Carolyn H. Brown

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CROW - Seek information on Upton Crow family.

Jan 10, 1997 - 09:37 - From: - Ann Hecathorn

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WELLS - I am looking for information on my Grandfather, William Bassette Wells, born June 2, 1895 in Dinwiddie, County, VA.

Jan 11, 1997 - 00:17 - From: - William A. Wells

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JOLLEY - Through some other research, I have learned that James and Kisiah Jolley came from Dinwiddie Country to Chatham County, NC in the late 1700's. I'm trying to find out if they had ancestors living in Dinwiddie County, or if they migrated to Virginia from Europe (Ireland I think). If anyone know anything about the Jolley's from that time, please email me your information.

Jan 24, 1997 - 22:23 - From: - Steve Jolley

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WELLS - I am seeking information on William Basette WELLS, Sr. born in Dinwiddie Co., VA June 2, 1895. Died January 24, 1961. I am particularly interested in learning the name of his parents, or other ancestors. He was married to Alice Archer ADAMS.

Jan 26, 1997 - 15:37 - From: - William Adams Wells

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DINWIDDIE - I am a descendent of Robert Dinwiddie for whom the county is named. I have been trying to locate any information on his Ancestors and descendents. Any and all information will be greatly apprecited. Thank you

Jan 26, 1997 - 21:07 - From: - Lisa Johnstone

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LEDFORD, KNIPE - I am the ggrandaughter of Robert Edward Lee LEDFORD and Ida Lucinda Victoria KNIPE. They were known to be living in the Petersburg/Dinwiddie area by 1887 at the time of the birth of my grandmother Ella Halligan LEDFORD. She had an older brother REL LEDFORD Jr. It is believed that Ida Lucinda immigrated from Germany. REL Sr disappears in the early 1890's - family mystery that died with my grandmother. Do not know if it was desertion, divorce or death. ILVK LEDFORD became a dietician for the Seaboard Airline Railroad and ended up in Rocky Mount, North Carolina where she died in the 1930's. Does anyone have any knowledge of REL Ledford or of his family? I'm at a real dead end - pardon the expression.

Feb 2, 1997 - 21:05 - From: - Patricia Wood Gibson

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FITTS - Looking for the parents of Tandy Fitts b.c.1760 -m- Mary_____. dhe@almatel.net Danice

Feb 16, 1997 - 18:26 - From: - Danice Englehardt

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SPAIN, CROWDER - Do you have any information of the Spain or Crowder Surname families. Or could you guide me to the right sourse of finding out something about these two families who came to Dinwiddie County from England before 1650 and then in the early 1800's went to Ohio. These two families are tightly interwoven in Dinwiddie and then on to Ohio together and some even on to Iowa. Thank you for any help you can give me. Kathy Brown, Iowa

Feb 17, 1997 - 10:27 - From: - Pat Brown

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DANCE, SMITH - Any information on Stephen M. Dance born 8 March 1788. Married Sarah Smith, who was born in Granville, NC. Place of marriage thought to be Moore County Tennessee.

Feb 17, 1997 - 12:48 - From: - W. W. Watkins

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COLEMAN, DEAN, SPAIN - Seeking information about Waverly Walter COLEMAN (b.May,1826) who with wife, Samantha A.SPAIN, is listed in 1860 census Dinwiddie Co.with children(William F., John H., Mary E., Richard W., Thomas,and Willie A.).Waverly is listed as a wheelwright. Richard Waverly COLEMAN married Emma Woodson DEAN.

Feb 21, 1997 - 01:09 - From: - Linda Coleman

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HARPER, INGRAM - Looking for ancestors & siblings of William Harper m. Mary Ingram moved to Hancock Co. GA in late 1700's.

Feb 24, 1997 - 22:20 - From: - Carolyn L. Harper Johnson

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GOODWYN, HUNT - Looking for the parents of FRANCES ANNE GOODWYN, b. ca. 1714-15 - d. 1758, Dinwiddie Co., VA. She married THOMAS HUNT ca. 1732, Prince George (now Dinwiddie) Co., VA.

Feb 25, 1997 - 13:05 - From: - Carol Garrett

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HAZELWOOD, COUSINS, WALTHALL - Looking for info on Cliff HAZELWOOD who married Phebe COUSINS on Oct. 29, 1795 in Dinwiddie County. Phebe was the daughter of William COUSINS and Ann WALTHALL of Dinwiddie. Cliff wrote his will in 1815 in Dinwiddie though it wasn't probated until 1821 in Green County, KY. Thanks, Mary Underwood Tucson, AZ

Mar 1, 1997 - 23:23 - From: - Mary Underwood

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WILLS, LAWRENCE - Looking for information on Edmund WILLS and his wife Elizabeth LAWRENCE. WILLS would have been born c. 1745. His son, Willis Wills, was born in Dinwiddie Co. on May 11, 1770. Any knowledge of the WILLS/ LAWRENCE fanilies would be greatly appreciated. Many thanks, M.K.Perry

Mar 12, 1997 - 10:16 - From: - M.K. Perry

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BURNETT, BAUGH - Taliaferro BURNETT, son of Richard, d. abt 1822, Williamson Co., Tenn., mar. Mary BAUGH, b. abt 1760, Dinwiddie Co., Va.?, d. 29 Mar 1856, Williamson Co., Tenn. 4 children: Bolling Clark, Richard, Col. Joseph, and Polly. Bolling C. lived in Monroe Co., Miss. Invite correspondence with descendants. Leonard J. McCown, 217 West 14th Street, Irving, Texas 75060-5903.

Mar 14, 1997 - 09:12 - From: - Leonard J. McCown

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BAUGH - James BAUGH, b. abt 1710-15, Prince George Co., Va., d. abt 1779, Dinwiddie Co., Va., mar. 1-Margaret --?--, who d. abt 1738, 1 child: William; mar. 2-Martha --?--, abt 1739, 5 children: Daniel, James, Adam, Martha, and Elizabeth; mar. 3-Sarah, d. bef Oct 1815, Brunswick Co., Va., no issue. Parents of Margaret and Martha? Invite correspondence with descendants. Leonard J. McCown, 217 West 14th Street, Irving, Texas 75060-5903.

Mar 14, 1997 - 09:15 - From: - Leonard J. McCown

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BAUGH, CLARK - Daniel BAUGH, b. abt 1740, Dinwiddie Co., Va., d. bef 4 Nov 1816, Putnam Co., Ga., mar. 1- Miss CLARK, dau of Bolling, abt 1759. She d. bef Oct 1780. 6 children: Mary, James (mar. Margaret SMITH), Susannah (mar. Barnet BEASLEY) Elizabeth, John (mar. Nancy --?--), and Nancy (mar. Joseph HOUGH). Mar 2-Lucy BROOKS, 10 Oct 1780, Mecklenburg Co., Va., 6 children: Daniel Jr., Martha, William, Sarah, Frances, and Peter. Invite correspondence with descendants. Leonard J. McCown, 217 West 14th Street, Irving, Texas 75060-5903.

Mar 14, 1997 - 09:16 - From: - Leonard J. McCown

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CLARK, BAUGH, PRIDE, ALLEN - Bolling Clark, b. abt 1720, d. bef 19 Jun 1809 in Dinwiddie Co., Va. leaving a will filed in Miss. Mentions two deceased daughters, mar. to Daniel BAUGH and to Peter PRIDE, also names grandchildren among whom is Ann PRIDE, wife of Richard ALLEN. Who was his wife and daughters? Other children? Invite correspondence with descendants. Leonard J. McCown, 217 West 14th Street, Irving, Texas 75060-5903.

Mar 14, 1997 - 09:17 - From: - Leonard J. McCown

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FLOMERFELT - George FLOMERFELT and family wife with 4 children listed in 1820 Census Perersburg, Dinwiddie Co. pg 109 Looking for any other info. Most of this family was from New Jersey and went West from there. This is the only known Southern Ref.

Mar 17, 1997 - 03:26 - From: - David Flomerfelt

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WALL - Joshua & Martha WALL were living in Dinwiddie Co. VA in the early 1700s. Children: Joss Wall, Isham WALL, Henry WALL, Winifred WALL, Frances WALL, Martha WALL & David WALL, Would like to exchange Information with anyone working on this line.

Mar 17, 1997 - 15:24 - From: - Robert L WALL

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BUTTERWORTH - I am looking for information on BUTTERWORTHs in Virginia. What I have is: Charles BUTTERWORTH, b 1722, m Elizabeth ?; their son Charles BUTTERWORTH, b 18 Apr 1744, m Sarah PRICE; their son John BUTTERWORTH, b 1785, d 5 Nov 1840, m Joyce Fauntleroy BILLUPS (parents: Augustine BILLUPS and Hannah ?); their son Telemachus Miller BUTTERWORTH, b 9 Nov 1815, Petersburg, d 27 Sep 1902, Petersburg, m Elizabeth Agnes MCADEN (parents: James MCADEN and Ann Baugh SIMMONS). I need more definite dates, places, and any other available information, including marriage information, locations of documentation. I will be most grateful for any help!

Mar 19, 1997 - 00:03 - From: - Margaret Smith

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CARTER - Charles CARTER b. Dinwiddie Co., VA on 3 Dec 1762; entered Am. Rev. from Dinwiddie; was on the 1782 Census list of Mecklenberg Co., VA. Interested in finding parents of CHARLES CARTER.

Mar 26, 1997 - 15:23 - From: - Shirley Bengston

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TEEL/TEALL - Looking for any information on the family of Charles & Harriet (Jenkins) TEEL [TEALL] Francis - Alonzo J. plus more - all b. NY but resided in Dinwiddie co., for awhile before 1850 - will share any TEEL data from NY to Illinois. Jerry Sanner - jlsanner@sun-bird.com

Mar 27, 1997 - 15:21 - From: - Jerry Sanner

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WRIGHT, KING, CROWDER, CHEATHAM - Desire information on James M. WRIGHT, born c. 1805 in Louisa County, VA, married Eliza KING 11 Jan 1843. Children were Robert Estes WRIGHT who married 1st to Virginia RAFNER, and 2nd to Virginia Ann KING. Second child was Ara Ann WRIGHT, who married David J. King 26 Feb. 1854. Could the parents of James M. WRIGHT have been Alexander WRIGHT and Sarah of Dinwiddie County? Somehow these families are connected to CHEATHAM and CROWDERS in Dinwiddie County, but the exact connection is unknown.

Mar 28, 1997 - 11:35 - From: - Mary Beth Graf

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CHEATHAM, CROWDER, ELAM - A personal listing of the family history says that a Miss CHEATHAM married a Mr. CROWDER in Dinwiddie County, VA. The listing goes on to say that Lovinia CROWDER married Essem ELAM in Sept 1792 in Amelia County. Lovinia had a brother named Nelson CROWDER who resided in Dinwiddie. Essem ELAM was born in Powhatan County about 1764. He and Lovinia had the following children: Sarah Mason ELAM, married Absolam KING 29 June 1838. Mary ELAM, married Samuel HUNTER, 15 Jan 1810. James Madison ELAM, married Rebecca CHAMBERS. Francis ELAM, married WOOLRIDGE? Senoria ELAM, married Daniel FLIPPIN. Have done some research on James Madison ELAM, who later moved to E. Baton Rouge, LA and was elected Secretary of State but died before his inauguration. We are searching the Sara Mason ELAM/Absolam KING line of which we are descended. Does anyone in Dinwiddie County know of any of these families?

Mar 28, 1997 - 11:45 - From: - Mary Beth Graf

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WALL, SHORT - I' m looking for the descendants of Thomas Meredith Wall amd Elizabeth Hardaway Short. Thomas was b: Aug 6, 1778 in Dinwiddle Co, VAand died in Mecklenburg Co, VA Aug 12, 1813. Elizabeth was b: Mar 5, 1781 in Mecklenburg Co, VA and died in Carroll Co TN on Sep 2, 1857. They were married Jan 13, 1797 in Mecklenburg Co, VA.. Some time around 1840 Elizabeth move the family from VA to Carroll Co, TN.. It is thought that she was following other Wall family who were already in Carroll Co, TN.. Then some time after that Thomas Meredith Thweatt Wall b: Dec 12, 1812 d: Oct 2, 1890 the youngest son move back east to Warren Co, TN that would become DeKalb Co, TN.. There he met and married Elizabeth Clack. Thomas Meredith Wall and Elizabeth Hardaway Short Children were Nancy Hardaway Wall 1799 William Henry Wall 1800 Thomas H. Wall 1802 Rebecca Ann D. Wall 1803 Marion "A Twin" Wall 1805 Solomon" A Twin" Wall 1805 Jane H. Wall 1806 Frederick S. Wall 1807 Elizabeth E. Wall 1809 John H. Wall 1811 Thomas Meredith Thweatt Wall 1812 (My line) If you have ties to this line then I would very much like to talk to you. Robert Turner

Mar 28, 1997 - 19:54 - From: - Robert Marshall Turner

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MEDLIN/MEDLING/MEDLEN/MAIDLING/MEDLEY - Seek parents and descendants of Bryant MEDLIN (MEDLING) (MEDLEN) (MADLEN) (MAIDLING) (MEDLEY) born in 1748 in Dinwiddie County, VA and died in 1833 in Stokes County, NC. Family migrated to Granville County, NC around 1753. Enlisted for three different periods between 1775 and 1781 as volunteer in NC militia in Dobbs (later Lenoir) County, NC.

Mar 30, 1997 - 17:08 - From: - Claude Medlin

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LEWIS - Am looking for more information about the John Lewis Family of Dinwiddie Co. VA. ca. early 1700's. John Lewis IV's & Catherine Fauntleroy's children to be exact. Will share information with you. Can be reached at: MReed@SWWEB.Net.

Apr 3, 1997 - 16:01 - From: - Marie Reed

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HIGH, ALSOBROOK, MITCHELL, IRONMONGER - John High, b ca 1682/3 in Surry Co., VA, received a Land Patent of 300 acres in Prince Geo. Co., VA. This property became Dinwiddie in 1752. John married Mary ALSOBROOK, daughter of Samuel and Mary (IRONMONGER) ALSOBROOK. They had at least six children and I am trying to trace their Descendants. Does anyone have a HIGH Family who they believe were their descendants that they'd like to share? Their children were: John Jr., who married Ruth MITCHELL(?), David, who married Susanna Westmoreland(?), Joseph, Thomas, Elizabeth and Susanna. Who were their families? Thanks!

Apr 7, 1997 - 23:48 - From: - Grace Lawrence

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WOODARD/WOODWARD - My GGG-grandmother is Utsey Woodard who married Andrew Woolum 10/5/1789. I found an entry on a wedding of Susan Woodard and Green Rives at Balaam Wells on June 14, 1827. This was taken from Bath Parish Records-Rev. John Grammer Rector and was recently released from Dinwiddie Co. Film 409, Reel 9 of WPA files. Can anyone help me with Susan and Utsey? Are they sisters, relatives, do you know their parents? Any information will be greatly appreciated!

Apr 15, 1997 - 13:00 - From: - Peggy Napier Cavender

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LEWIS - Lewis, William - Am seeking any and all information on this individual. His will was written in Brunswick Co., VA in 1823, where he was living at that time. There were sons Ruel, David, Jesse, Hiram and James. He had daughters Martha, Rhody and Ann. His wife was Martha (last name unknown), and she may have been a second wife. Any information is greatly appreciated.

Apr 16, 1997 - 20:28 - From: - Linda Lewis Lepow

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BISHOP - Looking for info. on Moses Bishop, 1800-1820. Trying to find a connection w/Thomas Bishop (father) and Asa Bishop (brother) who were in Johnston Co. N.C. in the early 1800s. My Moses Bishop, who married Lucy Rose, was in Hardeman Co. TN in the early 1820s and moved to Ark. in 1836. Any info. that may help make a connection would be much appreciated.

Apr 21, 1997 - 21:47 - From: - Nathan B. Bishop

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WELLS - Seeking info re Allen Wells (b. 1793), who was in Dinwiddie Co in 1820. May be descended from Allen Wells (b. 1770-75), who was in Dinwiddie 1820-1840, and from Randall/Randolph Wells (b. bef. 1765), who was in Dinwiddie at least 1787-1818. If anyone knows anything about this family, please contact me.

Apr 23, 1997 - 15:22 - From: - Marilyn Sharp

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KIRKLAND - My ggggGrandfather was John Kirkland, b.1754 Prince George Co., moved shortly therafter to Dinwiddie Co. He was a Revolutionary War soldier in Bland's Co. from Petersburg. Moved to Mercer Co., KY. in 1782. I am seeking information about his parents/brothers/sisters and their descendants remaining in VA.

Apr 25, 1997 - 17:06 - From: - Kevin S. Kirkland

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FITZGERALD - Looking for information on my mother's family, the Fitzgeralds. A large African-American Family from McKenney, Va.

Apr 27, 1997 - 13:29 - From: - Val

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BILLUPS, NEWCOMB - Mary Ann BILLUPS, daughter of Augustine BILLUPS and Hannah (?) married Elisha NEWCOMB in Dinwidde 1795. She died in Prince George County 1845. Any information appreciated.

Apr 27, 1997 - 16:43 - From: - Ken Newcombe

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OWEN, WHITE - Looking for any information about Margaret Bell Owen and her family. Margaret was born in Dinwiddie County August 10, 1862. Father, William Owen, was born in North Carolina, and mother, Martha A. (surname unknown) was born in Virginia. Margarent Bell Owen married Joseph Henry White in Isle of Wight, Virginia January 26, 1888. Thanks in advance for any help you can give. Bill

Apr 30, 1997 - 16:26 - From: - Bill C. White

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MALONE, PERKINS - Thomas Hill MALONE (my g-g-g-grandfather) was born 8 Aug., 1794 in Dinwiddie Co., Va., the son of William MALONE IV and Johanna PERKINS. On 29 Nov., 1815 he married Elizabeth Tucker MALONE (a third cousin) in Dinwiddie Co. Most or all of their (Thomas and Elizabeth's) nine children were born in Athens (Limestone Co.), Ala. a (When did they move there? Where did Thomas and his family live in Dinwiddie Co.? What were their occupations?) I have lots of info on later descendants, glad to share.

May 2, 1997 - 13:58 - From: - David B. Ellis

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JACKSON, WRIGHT - James Daniel JACKSON (my g-g-grandfather) was b. c1811 in Dinwiddie Co., educated at Petersburg (name of school?), where he met his future wife, Frances WRIGHT of Northampton, Mass. They were married c1833 in Mass. or New Hampshire, and moved to Belmont (Fayette Co.), Tenn., where he operated an academy for boys. They had five children, all born in Belmont. James died 10 Apr., 1847 in Belmont. Who were James' parents? Did he have siblings? (There is a family tradition that he was an only child.) I have extensive info on descendants, glad to share.

May 2, 1997 - 13:58 - From: - David B. Ellis

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THAYER - Looking for traces of Thayer family, Sceva Thayer was born in Petersburg in 1821, his children Minnie, John, and Peter were born there as well around 1870.

May 8, 1997 - 21:23 - From: - Joe Mounie

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TRAYLOR - Edward TRAYLOR held land in Dinwiddie Co. in 1750 adj. George PENTECOST, Henry FITZ, Edward BRATHWATE, Joshua GLASS, Joseph HOLYCROSS, and Ledbetter JONES. Is Edward the son of Edward or William TRAYLOR that I find in Henrico Co. in 1704? Is son of the Edward in this co. a Joseph TRAYLOR of Brunswick Co., whose dau., Martha TRAYLOR m. William HOWERTON? Any information on any TRAYLOR welcome. Thanks for your help! Pam

May 16, 1997 - 12:03 - From: - Pam Stone

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