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February 24, 2003
CRANFORD, CRAWFORD, FAPPING, LAPPIN, SAPPIN, TAPPAN, TAPPEN, TAPPIN, TAPPING, TOPPING -
Searching for information on 2 surnames in unknown Va counties:
Tappan, also spelled Tappen, Tappin, Tapping, etc. The name was listed in some early Michigan records under Lappin, Sappin, Fapping, and Topping. Some of the errors may be due to handwriting interpretation.
AND Crawford. This family name was listed as Cranford in the 1880 CD done by LDS.
The Tappans and Crawfords moved from NE sometime after 1885 and before 1890. My grandmother was born "somewhere near Richmond" but I do not know the county. She and her parents show up in Newport News by the 1900 census but she was not born in Warwick county. Her maternal grandparents, the Tappans are no longer with the family in 1900 and may not have made it all the way to Virginia. But, we believe that they may have died in VA. I am hoping someone else searching these names might be able to help me or I them. Thanks.

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February 21, 2003
EDEN, EDENS, QUIGLEY -
I am looking for a James Quigley born in Va. about 1800 He married a Mary Eden/ Edens 4-July-1827 in Botetourt Co. Va. I am coming up with no information on his parents. Can you be of any help to me. James Quigley is my great great grandfather. Thank you very much Beth V

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    February 15, 2003
    McGUIRE -
    I am looking for a family of MCGUIRE'S that originated in VA. Francis and Rachael McGuire born around 1760 in VA or perhaps came from Ireland, had a son named John McGuire b. about 1775 and married 1795? and had the following children: Rachael b. 1798 Tenn. , Francis b. 1800 Tenn. , Squire b. 1805 Tenn.. John b. 1810 Tenn.. Moved to Missouri between 1815 and 1817, where the children married and are seen in the 1830 Census of Missouri. Need information on the parents and grandparents of Rachael, Francis, Squire and John that were born in Tenn. I know that they may not have moved and simply lived in the part of Va. that became Tenn.. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time and help, Robert

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    February 12, 2003
    DUTTON -
    I am looking for James H. Dutton, born in Virginia approximately 1854.

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    February 12, 2003
    FLETCHER, GROVES -
    Looking for any information I can get on my gg-grandparents, George B. Fletcher & Ann Catherine Groves Fletcher from Culpepper, Va in the middle to late 1800s. Both were born in Virginia(I believe). Looking for parents, siblings, birthplaces, etc.etc. on both of these individuals. Would appreciate hearing from anyone who may have info on either or both of them. Thanks, Trudi Fletcher Florian

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    February 12, 2003
    GWINN, MORRIS -
    I am looking for the ancestors of Charles Edward Morris, born 1856 or 1858 to Thomas Morris from VA, possibly Louisa County. His mother's name is unknown to me. Charles Morris married Cynthia Catherine Gwinn in Fayette Co., WV. I would appreciate any assistance as I have hit the "brick wall."

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    February 12, 2003
    SMITH -
    I am trying to learn more about my James Henry Smith Ancestry. He was married to Lettie Ann. Hope you can help me. Thank you .

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    February 11, 2003
    ROBERTS -
    Looking for info abut Marion ROBERTS, who could have been in VA in the early 1800's. thanks,

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    February 9, 2003
    CAMPBELL, MacLEAN, McLAIN, McLANE, McLEAN -
    I am seeking information regarding a Collin (Colin?) Campbell born 1760 in SC, NC, or VA according to later Censuses and Federal Mortality Tables. He died in Sumner Co., TN in 1850 and is buried there beside a "consort" named Nancy (maiden name unknown). His earliest known presence in Sumner Co., TN is 1806. This county is within the NC Military Reservation and he settled north of the Cumberland River. His known children Margaret, Colin, David, James, Jehosaphat, Mary, and Nancy were born in the late 1790's and the first decade of the 1800's possibly to two different mothers. Collin's family had ties to Neal McLean (McLain, McLane, MacLean, etc) who lived in Christian Co., KY who had married a daughter of a Daniel Campbell in NC who had given Neal McLean and wife Mary Campbell McLean the property in KY. Collin's daughter Nancy married Neal's son John. Collin's son Jehosaphat married Neal's daughter, Margaret. Any help connecting Collin and Daniel Campbell east of the Appalachians and tracking the ancestors of Collin Campbell would be greatly appreciated.

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    February 8, 2003
    MOON -
    I am looking for the county in Virginia that Gideon Moon came from to Halifax county's Northern District in 1790. He died there between 1796 and 1799. His wife was Mary and John was one of their children. Will be glad to exchange any information.

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    February 5, 2003
    WIELAND, WILAND, WINELAND, WYLAND -
    We have an ancestor who arrived in Philadelphia in 1750 on the Ship Patience. He was supposed to have lived in VA for a while before moving to Bedford Co., PA where his son was born. His name is John Peter Wineland born in Germany in 1731 and dying in 1794 in Westmoreland Co., PA. He had a couple of children with him. Some may have come over as indentured servants. If you should happen to know anything about these folks and where they might have been in VA, please let us know. His last name may have been spelled Wineland, Wieland, Wyland, Wiland, etc. Thanks for your help.

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    February 4, 2003
    BIGGINS, MORRIS -
    John Morris was born Jan 7, 1797, in Loudoun County. He died in 1886. He moved to Ohio and on Nov 22, 1827, married Delilah Biggins in Belmont, Ohio. Looking for links to John Morris. Thanks

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