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1600's Northampton County Records and Resources/ Local genealogist in Eastville area? 6 Replies

Started by Armando Framarini. Last reply by Armando Framarini Aug 26, 2013.

Sebastian Arney Mystery in Wythe County Virginia

Started by Stan Arney Jul 22, 2012.

Virginia Masters: Littleton & Piggot

Started by Debra Newton-Carter May 12, 2012.

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Comment by Linda Jones Fitt on September 23, 2016 at 1:46pm
Researching John A. Jones and Martha Humphreys of Fluvanna County. They were married in 1783, marriage registered in the county on December 9, 1785. There were two gentlemen by the name of John Jones in, or around, Fluvanna county at this time. On the personal property records one was know as John Jones - son of David, or sometimes Capt. My ancestor is known as John Jones - powder. Unable to find his birth or death records. Also interested in knowing why he was called powder (gunpowder?). Their son was Solomon Jones. He was born in Fluvanna county, but died in Barbour county, WV on May 4, 1862. Thanks!
Comment by Jeani Brewer on October 23, 2014 at 1:19pm

Any one searching in Amherst County about 1787?

Comment by Mark S Middleton on June 1, 2014 at 6:22pm

Hello I am researching John Middleton, 1830 census Pendleton County (Virginia) West Virginia. I believe one of his son's is my GrGr Grandfather Basil Middleton. I'm looking for information about the Middleton's in Shennandoah County (Greater Valley) Virginia (late 1700s-early 1800s). 

Comment by John Hale on November 10, 2013 at 3:13pm

Are there any Acker, Aker, Akers, or Hale's in the VA group, or does anyone know of any of these surnames that have done a Y-DNA test, so I can compare my Y-DNA results?

Comment by Brownie MacKie on August 26, 2013 at 1:44pm

Re-Researching Youngers in Halifax County.  

Researching Nance/Nantz in Lunenburg.  

VA names:  Dabney, Overton, Overby, Doswell, Claybrook, Carr, Garland, and all associated names of the above.  :-)

Comment by Ralph M McKellar on August 23, 2013 at 6:12am

Researching Carroll Family in Big Stone Gap, Va. My mother-in-law was born there in 1910. Linda my wife never knew much about her Grandparents or of their are any family still in Big Stone Gap. Grand father`s name John Carroll, Grand mother Dollie. Thank you for your time. Ralph McKellar.

Comment by linda on August 5, 2013 at 5:59am

looking for info on a elizabeth perkins,it looks like she may have married a william parrish..but alos have found she married a joseph ellis....not sure if i have the right perkins.

Comment by Sharon Attaway Brogdon on February 23, 2013 at 8:41pm

My ancestor, Thomas Attaway, received land in Nancimond, 1690.  Where is the best place to find these early Colonial records?

Comment by elaine langlois on January 22, 2013 at 12:21pm

Hi Bob,

I should have said that I found the many pages of Martin's pension application on

Good luck.


Comment by Bob Mooney-Pa on January 22, 2013 at 11:14am

Thanks for the info so far. I'll look into all this and let you all know what I find out. Plus if I need anymore help.


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