My former brother-in-law, Hwd. Fabeing Twiggs, Esq., of Raleigh, attended both old Wake Forest Law School and the one in Winston-Salem. My Savage line is old Capt. Thomas Savage, Indian translator of the Eastern shore of Virginia, Col. Obediance Robbins, et al. Jim, Southport, N.C. Have plenty of old French Canadian ancestors.
I have set up an Avery discussion group. There are 26 Avery researchers on here. I thought by putting our heads together we might find some common relatives and breakdown our brick walls. Please feel free to drop in and post your Avery lines.
Hi Jayne - you have a couple names that I have. Byrne in Syracuse NY and Cazenovia NY.- James Byrne b. ca 1817 in Ireland m. Catherine Broderick . Their son James married Margaret Ford. Also you have Avery. Their daughter Catherine married Clarence London Avery. They were my grandparents.