"I am a descendant of Joseph Eddy (1763-1842). He was said to have been a pioneer settler of Michigan, having come from NY. He was born in RI and died April 24, 1842 in Clinton Co., MI (Eagle township). His wife was Naoma Sheldon of RI. I descend…"
"This post caught my attention. My ancestor, Drury Rogers, moved to Wilkes County in 1773, where he was granted 300 acres of land. I know that attacks by the Creek Indians were common at that time, and Drury Rogers built a fort on his property (Fort…"
"I think this Joseph/Josiah might be a brother to my "Mary" Frances Carter Irby..They may have come from Halifax Co. VA, but it seems that Joseph's wife name was Elizabeth. If any one out there knows about this family, please comment..…"
"Rachel Carter, daughter of Josiah Carter and Mary Anthony, was married to John White, son of Thomas White and Sarah Shelton, originally from Orange County, Virginia. John White was the brother of my 4th and 5th great-grandmother, Nancy White Oliver…"
Are you related to the Micajah Williamson family, or just a fan of this interesting family? I noticed you referenced a "dave Williamson" above as a source. Is he a descendant? Do you have any contact information on descendants of…"
"Kettle Creek is located west of Washington in Wilkes County. It was a long way from the state line. This area in and around Wilkes County was known as the "Hornet's Nest", protected by the citizens and militia leaders including Clark…"
"Thanks for the information on the Carter line...was hoping you might know back to Va. I'm researching my fifth great grandparents b. c. 1728 (Joseph Irby) and "Mary" Frances Carter b. c. 1727 or after. They lived both in Halifax Co.…"
"Ms. Gerry Hill, your post is quite interesting to me. There are several names that are also in my family, mainly surnames.
My fifth great grandfather, Joseph Irby b. 1728, was killed in the Massacre of Hayes Station led by the Tory Bloody Bill…"
"According to the book "The Georgia Gold Rush" by Dr. David Williams, O'Barr sold the gold mine property to William White, Joseph Rucker, Lemuel Banks and William Underwood on January 9, 1830 for $1,600. I believe O'Barr purchased…"
hi my Johnston family are from county durham england and my grandfather lived at witton gilbert. He was born in the early 1900's.His name was Joseph. My great grandfather lived in Penshaw, Co. Durham perhaps we're related
Thank you for the information... The years are close and the names as well.. Do you have any more you could share on Nancy's family.. My family all comes from Tenn. and Ky. (That we know of) The years are of the mid to late 1700 that we lost them. We are pretty sure that Nancy was the mother to our Thomas Jefferson White. We do not know who the father was.. Any more information would be great.. Thank you again.. Ron