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1997
Wythe County Queries
The most recent Queries are at the top of the Page. Jack A Kinner Tue Apr 29 18:04:23 1997
MIZE/TARTAR====Looking for info on parents and/or families of John Mize and Florence Tarter.Born 1850/1860`s. Left Wythe Co about 1888-1890 for(Carter Co), Ky. John was a railroad worker and came to Ky. to work on the RR going to eastern Ky and West Va.Children included Ephriam,Sam,Earl,Charlie,Bill,Frank,Harvey,Delia,Ethel,Stella, and Bertie Jane. Bertie Jane Mize is my maternal grandmother. She was born July 1884 in Wythe Co. Bertie married Hezekiah JONES born March 1881 in Rowan Co, Ky.They married 1901. moved to Elton/Antigo, Wisc before returning to Ky and settling in Ashland, (Boyd Co) Ky. E-mail --- Jackstree@aol.com

Joe Cameron Tue Apr 29 19:42:13 1997
Interested in contacting anyone researching the Gullion family of early Wythe County, VA. Willing to share infomation. Thank you.

E. Marie (Akens) Graichen Sun Apr 27 20:54:50 1997
Looking for information on the WILSON family from Wythe County, VA. My ggrandfather, John Abel Wilson was born in Wythe County, VA about 1844. His parents were Daniel T. Wilson and Francis ?. Around 1855, the family moved to Scott County, VA.

Rachel Austin Grace Fri Apr 25 08:29:39 1997
I am trying to research James P. Graham. Born in Wythe Co. in 1848 and was alive for the 1920 census. His daughter Marilyn married Charles Henry Smythers. Need any information that there is on him.

Rachel Austin Grace Fri Apr 25 08:30:44 1997
I am trying to research James P. Graham. Born in Wythe Co. in 1848 and was alive for the 1920 census. His daughter Marilyn married Charles Henry Smythers. Need any information that there is on him.

Rachel Austin Grace Fri Apr 25 08:34:59 1997
I am researching James Austin. This is the ancestor of the Austin line that is in Wythe Co. today. He shows up on the 1830 Wythe Co census for the first time. He is married to a Virginia /Jennie/Jean Bratton. Any info on who is the John Austin listed as his father on his 1869 death certificate would be greatly appreciated.

Rachel Austin Grace Fri Apr 25 08:39:50 1997
I am researching the Alley line that traces back to David Alley and Sarah Hammond. I think his fathers name is John Alley and his mother's name is Mildred Lawrence. Any info on his parents or his children would be greatly apreciated.

Janivee Hickman Fri Apr 25 19:24:40 1997
I am trying to find information on my ggg-grandparents John Booth and Elizabeth "Betty" (Vaughn) Booth. They had the following children: William, Marshal, Clint, Jenny and Alberta "Alice" Booth. My gg-grandparents were Alberta "Alice" Booth who married Charles Williams Robinson on 20 July 1893 in Russell Co., Va. and moved to Washington Co., Va. The information I have has Betty Vaughn as being born in Wythe Co., Va.in 1845. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

DORIS PERKINS Fri Apr 25 19:31:43 1997
Would like to know ancestors of Hezekiah Chaney Sr. born 1760 in Anne Arundel Co. Md. died in Wythe Co.Va in 1813. Have copy of will with children's names, but would like to know more about Hezekiah's father, Richard Chaney, who died in 1793 also in MD.

Susan R. Sexton Sat Apr 26 17:00:32 1997

Rachel Austin Grace Fri Apr 25 08:42:46 1997
I need information on which Porter line had a daughter Elizabeth who married Martin Poole ca 1830. They lived and died in Wythe Co.
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Traci Bray Wed Apr 23 07:08:01 1997
We are researching the family name of John Paul Vaught who sailed to Pa. on board the "Charming Betty" from England. Searching for the ship's roll and other information. He moved to Wythe Co.Va in the mid to late 1700's.

Linda Skinner Wed Apr 23 19:42:54 1997
Would like to correspond with others who are researching the DEAN family of Virginia. My Deans in Wythe Co. were Elkany H. DEAN b. 1842 who md. Hannah HAWKS. also Calvin R. Dean b. 1840 md Charity Lucinda MOSER. Their father was Abher Henry DEAN b. 1807 md. Susanah JOHNSON. Would be happy to share information.

Tom Riffe Thu Apr 24 11:55:10 1997
RIFFE, Peter Jr. - I am researching the Riffe family tree. My ancestor, Peter Riffe, Jr. was shown, according to the 1830 Census, to live in Wythe County. I would appreciate any information and will gladly share any info. I have.

Robert Crabtree Tue Apr 22 09:03:26 1997
I am searching for information on my great grandfather JAMES MELVIN COLLINS, born 1851 in Draper, Wythe Co. Virginia . Great grandmother AMANDA GERBERICK, born 1851 in Draper, Wythe Co. Virginia. Great great grandfather, DAVID COLLINS, a (?) war vet. Any information would be apprectiated.

Cyndi Sweet Tue Apr 22 11:41:06 1997
COPENHAVER - Looking for Sarah A. Copenhaver b. ca. 1819 VA and her brother Elkana/Allegany/Alkanah Copenhaver b. ca. 1821 VA; both removed to Monroe Co., IN. My previous query had incorrect e-mail address in it. Thank you!

Burrus Johnson Sun Apr 20 16:03:27 1997
Looking for the ancestors of Soloman Wesley DAY b. 1821 Taz. Co., VA m. Virginia BILLUPS 1840 Taz. Co. Virginia was dau. Richard James BILLUPS & Nancy WRIGHT. (our oral history is that Virginia's mother first m. a DOCKERY and had Virginia, Carr (Kiah?) and Matty She then m. a BILLUPS and had Gus and Wes.) If anyone has information on Soloman's or Virginia's ancestors, give me an email. I will be glad to share what I have with anyone working these lines.

Randy Conley Sun Apr 20 18:11:54 1997
IM trying to locate relitives of Thomas Connelly B.25 june1777 in N.C. IN early Settlers of E & SE ky it states "they removed with his father Capt. Henry Connelly to Botetourt co. Va.where lived many Connellys"

Cyndi Sweet Mon Apr 21 12:36:36 1997
Copenhaver/Koppenheiffer: Researching Sarah A. Copenhaver b. ca. 1819 VA and her brother Elkana/Allegany/Alkanah Copenhaver b. ca. 1821 VA. Searching in Wyth Co. due to large numbers of Copenhavers there. Both married in Monroe Co., IN. Other possible siblings are Martin S. Copenhaver and Elizabeth Copenhaver both found in Monroe Co., IN marriages at about the same time.

Janet Goolsby Thu Apr 17 20:28:50 1997
I am looking for information on George L.(?) and Sara D. Rogers. They had two daughters that I know of: Sarah Ann and Mary. Both moved to Texas around 1869.

Victor Lee Fri Apr 18 21:07:18 1997
SPANGLER: Looking for information on the family of David SPANGLER (b. 1811 Wythe Co. VA d. after 1865 Lee? Co. VA) m. Mary (?) SPANGLER(b. 1813 Shenadoah Co. VA d. after 1865 Lee? Co. VA) This family had children who were born in Scott Co. VA.

Jack Byrd Sat Apr 19 13:13:26 1997
Looking for information on the family ofWilliamElisha BIRD Who may have died in Tazewell co. Father was William BIRD. Had sons Berry, William, John M., James, Elisha, and Israel

Jack Byrd Sat Apr 19 13:29:57 1997
Looking for the descendents of Elisha BIRD/BYRD b- 1844 in Russell co. Married Malvinia LOW. Daughter of William and Elizabeth ( Betsy) LOW. Lived in Morgan CO KY. in 1860, Buchanan co. VA. in 1880. May have died in Buchanan or Tazewell Co's. Children were: Berry, William, John, James, Elisha, Israel and Elizabeth

Terry Fisher Sat Apr 19 19:56:10 1997
BAUGH/BOUGH, Jonathan born about 1814. Trying to determine if he is the son of Jacob or Henry BAUGH who lived in Wythe Co. before the Revolution and later moved to Pulaski Co.,KY.

Cindi Bessent Fri Apr 18 06:10:01 1997
I am looking for parents of Jackson AKER/AKERS born abt.1823 in Wythe Co. He married Phoebe ABSHER on 3/21/1840. They are the parents of: Emily,Margaret F., Elizabeth,John,Calvin, Stephen,Susan, MaryJane,Fisher, Sarah Jane,Alfred (who married Elizabeth Riggins 1/8/1882),Andrew Jackson, & Alexander; all of which are either AKER or AKERS. Does anyone have access to an 1830 or 1840 census for Wythe County that would look him up for me? I'm trying to find his parents. I have much info to share, especially on the line of Alfred & Elizabeth RIGGINS AKERS. Thanks, Cindi

Tom Johnson Wed Apr 16 16:31:16 1997
Hagee and/or Hoback in Wythe County.

Terri Shea Wed Apr 16 16:49:55 1997
Searching for help on names: Andrew Yonce and Maria L. Yonce and Thomas and Esther Coulthard. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Tom Edwards Mon Apr 14 18:54:19 1997
My father, Charles M. Edwards was born in Austinville to James R. and Virgina Stoots Edwards in 1902. I am just beginning and this is the only knowledge I have at this time.

Randy Conley Wed Apr 16 13:35:56 1997
Im looking for information on a Mary Connelly who married a Zachariah Perdue in 1792 . Was she related to a Susanna Connelly who married Riachard Chapman in 1790.

Mary Kay Mabe Fri Apr 11 18:45:34 1997
WYTHE COUNTY QUERY Researching John MABE, born in North Carolina, probably Stokes County, about 1818 or 1822. Wythe County marriage records indicate marriage to Lucinda GRAY on January 21, 1841. John and Lucinda settled near Max Meadows and had nine children: Mary, Margaret, John G., Virginia, Robert, William, Riley, Nancy and Agnes. Also found three other MABE men married in Wythe County about the same time: Arnold MABE in 1833, Stephen in 1836, Alexander in 1839. When did John come to Wythe County? Who were his parents? Are Arnold, Stephen, and Alexander brother or cousins?

Mary Kay Mabe Fri Apr 11 18:46:06 1997
WYTHE COUNTY QUERY Researching John MABE, born in North Carolina, probably Stokes County, about 1818 or 1822. Wythe County marriage records indicate marriage to Lucinda GRAY on January 21, 1841. John and Lucinda settled near Max Meadows and had nine children: Mary, Margaret, John G., Virginia, Robert, William, Riley, Nancy and Agnes. Also found three other MABE men married in Wythe County about the same time: Arnold MABE in 1833, Stephen in 1836, Alexander in 1839. When did John come to Wythe County? Who were his parents? Are Arnold, Stephen, and Alexander brother or cousins?

Mary Kay Mabe Fri Apr 11 18:50:55 1997
WYTHE COUNTY QUERY Researching Lucinda GRAY. Lucinda was probably born in Wythe County, about 1820 or 1821. On January 21, 1841, she married John MABE (recorded in Wythe County marriage records as Maybe). John and Lucinda settled near Max Meadows, Wythe County, and were the parents of Mary, Margaret, John G., Virginia, Robert, William, Riley, Nancy, and Agnes. Who were Lucinda's parents and siblings?

Myrl Thompson Fri Apr 11 23:15:08 1997
Looking for descendants of Andrew and Ann "nancy" Thompson..they moved to Wythe Co. ca 1772..settling on Walker Creek...Children: John, Andrew,Francis,Amos,Mary,Nancy,Joseph, and Bryant..these children were born in Wythe Co. between 1776-1798...If you think that an ancestor may be of this family please contact me....I also have some information on other thompson families of the area...
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Mary Kay Mabe Fri Apr 11 18:43:56 1997
WYTHE COUNTY QUERY Researching John MABE, born in North Carolina, probably Stokes County, about 1818 or 1822. Wythe County marriage records indicate marriage to Lucinda GRAY on January 21, 1841. John and Lucinda settled near Max Meadows and had nine children: Mary, Margaret, John G., Virginia, Robert, William, Riley, Nancy and Agnes. Also found three other MABE men married in Wythe County about the same time: Arnold MABE in 1833, Stephen in 1836, Alexander in 1839. When did John come to Wythe County? Who were his parents? Are Arnold, Stephen, and Alexander brother or cousins?

Carole Hacker Sun Apr 13 17:45:18 1997
PETERS, John Born about 1740 died 1824 in Wythe County, Va. Wifes name was Catharine. I am not sure when John came to Wythe Co. His children were born in eather Shenandoah or Rockingham County. Any information would be helpful. Thanks

Sheryl KENDRICK Fri Apr 11 13:28:48 1997
Looking for information on John Calvin KENDRICK married to Mary Ellen WINN. Their two oldest sons were born in Wythe County; James W. Kendrick born Abt 1868; and George I. Kendrick born Abt 1870; John and Ellen Kendrick moved to Russell/Scott County area around 1880. I know that James and George were married in Scott County? I'm trying to find out about John Calvin and Mary Ellen Kendrick's parents. Anyone with information on this family or that of Mary Ellen Winn's family; please contact me. Thank you.

Ron Whitson Wed Apr 9 18:31:45 1997
(DAVID F. KEGLEY)Would like any information on David F. Kegley, born 1831 in Virginia (Wythe Co ?). He was born in 1831, married Charlotte Clark in 1853, and they raised their family in Grayson County Virginia. Some records in Grayson indicate that David may have moved to Grayson County from Wythe County.

Margaret Long Mabrey Tue Apr 8 07:00:47 1997
I would like to share info on the FORTNER family . I'm searching for information and/or background on my ggrandmother MARGARET FORTNER who lived or came from Wythe co, when she married my ggrandfather HENRY LONG. It has been reported that she lived around Burksgarden. The only FORTNERS that I found that could be her parents were: l860 census Wythe co ll68-1038 WILLIAM FORTNER and wife MINERVA age 30 and 23 children: Jane? age l2, Margaret age 9, charles age8, ann? age 5, John? age .l. They settled in Hancock Co, Tn and I have all family info for their line.. Thanks in advance!!

Jewell Chapman Mon Apr 7 16:03:42 1997
My XXgrandfather John P. Chapman was born in Wythe Co., Va. March 9, 1798. He later moved to Blount Co. where he married Sarah H. McLin. He had several children. One of them was my Xgrandfather Thomas Chapman. John P. Chapman died in Blount County, Tn. Oct. 17, 1886. I do not have any information about his siblings, parents, etc. Any help would be most appreciated.

Tom Justice Mon Apr 7 16:41:35 1997
Searching for a George Justice that could have left Tazwell Co in the early 1800's. He settled on Rock Castle Creek in Lawrence County, ky in 1839. Any help appreciated. Thank You Tom Justice

Sechrest, Norm Sun Apr 6 13:18:04 1997
Searching for marriage of Andrew (Andreas) Seechrist/Sechrist b.1793, Lutheran Minister in Marion, etc. m. Mary Wampler b 1800.

Judy Reynolds Fri Apr 4 17:17:48 1997
Wish to verify marriage date of Daniel ETTER, born PA 27 1750, son of Gerhard and Catherine BANGA ETTER, to Mary Magdalene REINS. Daniel died 5 Sep 1803 in Wythe County VA.

Tim Lessley Fri Apr 4 18:58:43 1997

Jim Avery Wed Apr 2 21:32:26 1997
I publish THE WOLFORD CONNECTION, a family history newsletter covering all spellings of the name. I run free queries with no obligation to subscribe. I have some information about WOHLFORDs in Wythe Co., mostly about the immigrant ancestor Ludwig WOHLFORD of Lancaster Co PA and his children. Would like to know more about the family in Wythe and surrounding counties.

Phil Coltrane Tue Apr 1 19:54:35 1997
I am looking for the children of BRANSON COLTRANE b.18 Feb 1834 Grayson Va d.20 AUG 1883, Carroll Co and MARGARET UMBARGER. Need also anything on his brothers, MORGAN COLTRANE, IRA COLTRANE, and CLARK COLTRANE. Thanks! PHIL COLTRANE MILTON FL

Connie Doherty Wed Apr 2 07:56:49 1997
I am trying to locate the place of birth for Mary Ann Mathena b. April 11, 1847 and who married William H. Holston from Rural Retreat, Wythe Co. VA. Also her parents father James M. Mathena and Mother Ellen Della Pierce both from Smyth Co.....Benjamin Holston, Jr. lived in Wythe Co. VA but I have been unable to locate his death records and place of burial. He may have moved to Smyth Co. ......Stella Musser b. 1908 m. Estel Holston in Rural Retreat, Wythe Co. I was told her parents names were Marco Musser and Victoria Buckley who may have come from Smyth Co. b. abt late 1800's. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

Connie Doherty Wed Apr 2 08:15:40 1997
I am trying to locate the place of birth for Mary Ann Mathena b. April 11, 1847 and who married William H. Holston from Rural Retreat, Wythe Co. VA. Also her parents father James M. Mathena and Mother Ellen Della Pierce both from Smyth Co.....Benjamin Holston, Jr. lived in Wythe Co. VA but I have been unable to locate his death records and place of burial. He may have moved to Smyth Co. ......Stella Musser b. 1908 m. Estel Holston in Rural Retreat, Wythe Co. I was told her parents names were Marco Musser and Victoria Buckley who may have come from Smyth Co. b. abt late 1800's. Any info on Mary Elizabeth Shupe b. 12/15/1879 d. 10/7/1954 in Wythe Co. VA and her parents Fielden Shupe and Julia Cregger all from Chattam Hill, Smyth Co., VA Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

Russell Burns Wed Apr 2 13:02:20 1997
Searching for information on Thomas Harry Burns, born 1806, Roanoake, Virginia. Thomas married Lucy Crockett, daughter of Samuel Crockett and Nancy Craig. Thomas and Lucy's son James William Burns born 5 Sept 1853 Buchanan, Virginia. James William Burns married Nellie Lucy Bennett (daughter of George W. Bennett and Lucy Sarah Evarts) on 18 Dec 1881. Their youngest child, Clyde Arthur Burns, was my father.

Sandra Lassen Tue Apr 1 05:34:17 1997
Seeking info on the following persons with early Wythe and Tazewell Co. ties: Samuel LAMBERT Sr and wife Susannah HAGER. SamuelAEs father was probably Joseph LAMBERT. Samuel and Susannah LAMBERT had a son Samuel Jr., born ca. 1816, who married Anna MORGAN, ca. 1836. Lamberts lived in Wythe and Tazewell Cos., late 1700AEs and early 1800AEs. Interested in both LAMBERT and HAGER families. LetAEs trade! Sandy Lassen, 1499 Lakeside Dr., West Jefferson, NC 28694 or email slassen@infoave.net.

G. Cunningham Sun Mar 30 10:49:42 1997
I have in my possession the family records from an old bible. The only locations listed are TAZEWELL CO., VIRGINIA; CHEROKEE, ALFALFA COUNTY, OKLAHOMA; and GRUNDY COUNTY, MISSOURI. It contains names and dates and some pictures. Here are the surnames: BIRTHS: (MORRIS AND COLLINS): Elijah F. Morris, born June 3, 1821; Eliza Collins, his wife, born Jan. 13, 1826; Margaret Morris, born July 14, 1849; Thornton Morris, born March 9, 1851; Mary R. Morris, born January 13, 1853; Alexander Morris, born January 24, 1855; John C. Morris, born January 19, 1857; William Henry Morris, born December 25, 1858; Susan S. Morris, born January 3, 1861; L. B. Morris, born July 17, 1864; Lev Morris, born October 2, 1868; Lloyd Newton Morris, born October 2, 1868 BIRTHS: (MARTIN): James Paris Martin, born September 16, 1853, Tazwell Co., Virginia, Ona Beulah Martin, born September 13, 1878; Bingley Fulton Martin, born December 25, 1883; Edna Etta Martin, born December 5, 1887 MARRIAGES: (MORRIS, COLLINS, MARTIN, LEET) Elijah F. Morris and Eliza Collins, September 7, 1848; Susan S. Morris and James P. Martin, June 22, 1881; Clifford H. Leet and Edna E. Martin, April 4, 1909, Cherokee, Okla., Alfalfa County DEATHS: (MORRIS, MARTIN, RAY) Benjamin Morris, October 29, 1834; William D. Morris, September 25, 1834; James L. Morris, September 30, 1834; Elijah F. Morris, October 2, 1881, Grundy Co., Missouri; Ona Beulah Martin Ray, May 8, 1926; infant child of E. F. and Eliza Morris, July 14, 1863; Lot B. Morris, March 15, 1865; infant child of E. F. and E. Morris, February 24, 1866; John C. Morris, July 16, 1866; Thornton Morris, July 17, 1866; Susan S. Martin, March 25, 1938

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Tim Lessley Fri Mar 28 04:24:26 1997
Any information on a John Lessley Died 1831 owned land at Blue Spring the Head of Cripple Creek, Branch of New River Wythe. Children James Lessley, John Lessley, Andrew Lessley, Nancy, Polly Giear wife of Isaac Giear

Tim Lessley Fri Mar 28 04:25:46 1997
Any information on a John Lessley Died 1831 owned land at Blue Spring the Head of Cripple Creek, Branch of New River Wythe. Children James Lessley, John Lessley, Andrew Lessley, Nancy, Polly Giear wife of Isaac Giear

Tim Lessley Fri Mar 28 04:27:10 1997
Any information on a John Lessley Died 1831 owned land at Blue Spring the Head of Cripple Creek, Branch of New River Wythe. Children James Lessley, John Lessley, Andrew Lessley, Nancy, Polly Giear wife of Isaac Giear

Tim Lessley Fri Mar 28 04:29:34 1997
Any information on a John Lessley Died 1831 owned land at Blue Spring the Head of Cripple Creek, Branch of New River Wythe. Children James Lessley, John Lessley, Andrew Lessley, Nancy, Polly Giear wife of Isaac Giear

Mary Kay Mabe Fri Mar 28 05:50:31 1997
To Whom It May Concern: I sent two queries to Wythe County at least 10 days ago, one on Mabe and one on Gray. The screen says they will be posted in a day or two. My computer acknowledges that you received them. Please acknowledge when they will be posted. Thank you. Mary Kay Mabe

Jeffrey K. Wade Fri Mar 28 13:49:24 1997
Looking for any one who may have info on an John and Fanny Dunford. My Great-Grandfater married a Susan Ann Dunford b. Abt. 1875. The marriage was in Franklin County, Va. in 1892. The parents of Susan (Listed as Susie) was recorded as Jon and Fanny Dompherd from Floyd, County, Va. I can find no Dompheard anywhere in Va. Susan went by the name Susan Dunford. I seen a John and Fanny Dunford list in a 1870 index of the 1870 Census for Wythe County, Va. Susan was born in 1875 and was raised by the Daniel family in Franklin County, Va. Susan is not on the 1880 Census of Franklin County, Va. I plan on checking the 1880 Census' for Floyd and Wythe Counties when I return to my FHC in San Diego, which is 90 mile away.

Linda Peak-Seals Thu Mar 27 20:32:54 1997
Here I am again. My Peak line: father James Kenneth, his father James Robert and mother Anna Lee Syme Peak. They had children: Howard Lacy, Marjorie, Lawrence Syme, Edityh, Christine, Carl Theodore, Paul Graham, and James Kenneth. I am researching all of course. But at present trying to find more info on Lawrence Syme Peak, B Jan 20, 1898, Tazewell Co, died supposedly in WWI in France? Cannot locate him. Any and all help appreciated.

Steven Jamison Thu Mar 27 15:40:02 1997
Mary Lou Brown ... who are your parents? Mary Lou Brown was born 25 Aug 1823, married Thomas Brewster Peery on 8 Sept 1843, and died 25 July 1890 ... all in Tazewell County. Were her parents Thomas Brown and Rachell McIntosh or was her father Isaac Brown or some other Brown. Any leads will be appreciated. Thanks.

Tim Lessley Tue Mar 25 04:53:51 1997
Any information on this family John Lessley who owned 175 ac. at Blue Spring the head of Cripple Creek Branch of New River. Children James, John, Andrew, Nancy, and Polly wife of Isaac Giear

Tim Lessley Tue Mar 25 04:56:19 1997
Any information on this family John Lessley who owned 175 ac. at Blue Spring the head of Cripple Creek Branch of New River. Children James, John, Andrew, Nancy, and Polly wife of Isaac Giear

Carole Hayden Sun Mar 23 18:49:11 1997
Searching for information on family of John Liggett (Leget) who died in Wythe County in 1806. His wife was Hannah. Children: William, James, Thomas, Joseph, Alexander, Jonathan, Mary, Hannah, Alice, Ann and Margaret.

Jeralyn Whetsell Lillard Sun Mar 23 19:28:08 1997
I am researching Peter and Elizabeth Wetzel families. They were in Wythe Co. from about 1802 where they had 11 children. They are believed to be buried in the St. Paul Lutheran Cemeter. Their children were Elizabeth (Phillippe), George, Mary (Wampler),Samuel,Anna (Brown),Sophia (Kinder), Michael, Peter, and Jesse. I would like to hear from anyone researching this line and will be happy to share my information.

Jeralyn Whetsell Lillard Sun Mar 23 19:42:33 1997
I researching Leonard and Anna Maria Straw. From about 1800 they were in Wythe Co. VA . Leonard was born about 1757-1759 and Anna Maria was born about 1760. Believe they may have come from PA. As of 1800 they are found in Wythe Co. VA. He was the Sheriff many times and had a Straw Mill. Believe Leonard and Maria may be buried in the St. Johns Lutheran Cemetery. They had six children: Leonard, Jr. who married Mildred Flournay, John F. married Polly Leftwich, Elizabeth married John Frederick Wetzel, Polly married Daniel Wisely, David may have married Barbara Wisely, and Rachel married Hiram Ward. I appreciate hearing from anyone who may be or knows someone that is researching this family. Thank you....I will share my information also.

Cindi Bessent Mon Mar 24 18:13:32 1997
Looking for info on Jackson AKER & wife Phoebe ABSHER Their son Alfred AKERS b.8/20/1855 & his wife Elizabeth RIGGINS. They were married 1/8/1882 in Wythe County. Also looking for info on Maggie Jane ADKINS b.10/20/1881 in Cripple Creek, VA. Parents were John G. ADKINS & Mary Ann ADKINS Thank you for any help. Cindi

Cindi Bessent Mon Mar 24 18:15:23 1997
Looking for info on Jackson AKER & wife Phoebe ABSHER Their son Alfred AKERS b.8/20/1855 & his wife Elizabeth RIGGINS. They were married 1/8/1882 in Wythe County. Also looking for info on Maggie Jane ADKINS b.10/20/1881 in Cripple Creek, VA. Parents were John G. ADKINS & Mary Ann ADKINS Thank you for any help. Cindi

Cindi Bessent Mon Mar 24 18:15:53 1997
Looking for info on Jackson AKER & wife Phoebe ABSHER Their son Alfred AKERS b.8/20/1855 & his wife Elizabeth RIGGINS. They were married 1/8/1882 in Wythe County. Also looking for info on Maggie Jane ADKINS b.10/20/1881 in Cripple Creek, VA. Parents were John G. ADKINS & Mary Ann ADKINS Thank you for any help. Cindi

Tim Lessley Mon Mar 24 06:21:05 1997
Any information regarding John Lessley died 1831 owned 175 ac. at Blue Spring Head of Cripple Creek or children Andrew, James, John, Nancy and Polly Giear wife of Isaac Grear

Tim Lessley Mon Mar 24 06:22:05 1997
Any information regarding John Lessley died 1831 owned 175 ac. at Blue Spring Head of Cripple Creek or children Andrew, James, John, Nancy and Polly Giear wife of Isaac Grear

Tim Lessley Mon Mar 24 06:22:49 1997
Any information regarding John Lessley died 1831 owned 175 ac. at Blue Spring Head of Cripple Creek or children Andrew, James, John, Nancy and Polly Giear wife of Isaac Grear

Tim Lessley Mon Mar 24 06:27:01 1997
Any information regarding John Lessley died 1831 owned 175 ac. at Blue Spring Head of Cripple Creek or children Andrew, James, John, Nancy and Polly Giear wife of Isaac Grear

Tim Lessley Mon Mar 24 06:29:58 1997
Any information regarding John Lessley died 1831 owned 175 ac. at Blue Spring Head of Cripple Creek or children Andrew, James, John, Nancy and Polly Giear wife of Isaac Grear

carol olmos Sat Mar 22 22:14:33 1997
Please help us with our family history. We know our relatives came from Ireland in the first wave of Irish immigration. Teh names we have are Robert Sayers 1700, Alexander Sayers 1765, Andrew Sayers 1815 married to Nancy Puckett 1813. Also the O'leigin family from Ireland later changed to Layne--Irs Jackson Layne. Originally they settled in Forsyth county N. Crolina and later Bland and Wythe Counties Va. We'd appreciate any information you could share with us,. Many thanks Carol & Elaine

carol olmos Sat Mar 22 22:17:11 1997
Please help us with our family history. We know our relatives came from Ireland in the first wave of Irish immigration. Teh names we have are Robert Sayers 1700, Alexander Sayers 1765, Andrew Sayers 1815 married to Nancy Puckett 1813. Also the O'leigin family from Ireland later changed to Layne--Irs Jackson Layne. Originally they settled in Forsyth county N. Crolina and later Bland and Wythe Counties Va. We'd appreciate any information you could share with us,. Many thanks Carol & Elaine

Marilee Jolliff Sat Mar 22 15:55:55 1997
Looking in Wythe Co. for parents of Delilah PAYNE, who was born 1807 in Tazewell Co, married in 1821 in Giles Co. to Thomas LILLY. She had sister Lydia who married in 1821 to Thomas MEADOWS /MEADOR. Signature on marriage bond is unclear, it looks like NANLEY PAIN, but could be Nawbrey, Awbrey, Pauley, Pawley PAIN. - mmj@aol.com

Michael VanBaaren Sat Mar 22 17:00:16 1997
HELVEY/BEARD. Wish to correspond with anyone searching these names in Wythe Co., VA. Adam HELVEY md Susanna M. BEARD, 1805 in Montgomery Co., VA, and both had family living in Wythe Co. c1790's-1810. Adam & Susanna eventually moved to Clark Co., OH. My name is Michael VanBaaren and my e-mail address is QTLA71A@prodigy.com. Thank you!

Phillip W. Sexton Wed Mar 19 04:36:26 1997
Looking for information on Harvey J. Sexton, B. 1828, Va., his wifes name was Cassandra Renfro, B. 1828, Va. Their son, Andrew Jackson Sexton is my great-grandfather. I believe Harveys father to be Jonathan, B. 1794, Va. and his wife, (2nd?) Margaret Binford, B. 1800, Va. Harvey J's childrens names include Margaret, B. 1848, Va., Harvey Alley, B. 1848, Andrew Jackson, B1852, Va., Kohler C., B. 1865, Va., and Ida Bell, B. 1873, Va. Any information on the above names would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance for your help. Phillip W. Sexton, Clarksville, Arkansas, phils@cswnet.com

Mary Kay Mabe Sun Mar 16 14:07:48 1997
WYTHE COUNTY QUERY Researching John MABE, born in North Carolina, probably Stokes County, about 1818 or 1822. Wythe County marriage records indicate marriage to Lucinda GRAY on January 21, 1841. John and Lucinda settled near Max Meadows and had nine children: Mary, Margaret, John G., Virginia, Robert, William, Riley, Nancy, and Agnes. Also found three other MABE men married in Wythe County about the same time: Arnold MABE in 1833, Stephen in 1836, Alexander in 1839. When did John come to Wythe County? Who were his parents? Are Arnold, Stephen, and Alexander cousins or brothers?

Mary Kay Mabe Sun Mar 16 14:12:57 1997
WYTHE COUNTY QUERY Researching Lucinda GRAY. Lucinda was probably born in Wythe County about 1820 or 1821. On January 21, 1841, she married John MABE (recorded in Wythe County records as Maybe). John and Lucinda settled near Max Meadows, Wythe County, and were the parents of Mary, Margaret, John G., Virginia, Robert, William, Riley, Nancy and Agnes. Who were Lucinda's parents and siblings?

Sue Blackwood Thu Mar 13 23:57:33 1997
I am seeking information on the following families: LESTER, HAGEE, PULLIAM, CREGER, GOLIHER, MILLHORN (MILHORN), McALLISTER.

Sue Blackwood Fri Mar 14 00:10:17 1997
HAGEE: I am seeking information about an accident at a refinery/arsenal/gunpower/artillery company that resulted in the death of my great-grandfather. His last name is HAGEE and he had a son, LAURENCE (LAWRENCE) HAGEE The son married RUBY FAYETTA PULLIAM and had three children (CAROLYN JEAN, PHYLLIS ANN, ROBERT LAWRENCE). The accident would have occurred sometime between 1900 and 1910 and involved a fire at the company or a furnace ..... I understand that my great- grandfather fell into the fire and was killed. There may have been a newspaper article.

Blackwood Fri Mar 14 00:16:20 1997
I am seeking information about owners and/or managers of the Hotel Roanoke (Roanoke Hotel). I understand that it is (or was) a well known hotel in the Roanoke area and may be an historical landmark. Any history would be greatly appreciated.

Don Allen Sat Mar 15 12:58:32 1997
Looking for information on Peter Moyer and or his family He was born 1752 Berks county PA.. He was a Revolutinary soldier and in his pension application he states that he lived in Winchester Frederick county Va. 1788-1805 before removing to Wyeth county and other parts of Virginia and then Tennessee where he died Lincoln county 1836. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


jtrueblood Thu Mar 13 04:41:52 1997
Looking for information on: Robert Burchett Alberta ( alverta) havalock Burchett Samantha ( Nancy? Alverta? ) Burchett 4/1/1894 Wythe County, Virginia .


Larry Gene Bevins Tue Mar 11 22:36:52 1997
Would like any information on the Edwards of Wythe County. My Edwards line was John Edwards born abt 1794 England & Sarah Nelson born abt 1805 Wythe County, Va. I found a John Edwards living in Wythe Co., Va in 1818 helping to work on the new court house that was being built. Sarah Nelson was born in Wythe County. Her parents were David & Nancy Nelson. Would love to find any information on my Edwards & Nelson line when they were living in Wythe County, Va. They were listed in Smyth Co., Va on the 1830, 1840, & 1850 census but late moved to Lawrence County, Ky. Any help would be appreciated.


James Taylor Wed Mar 12 16:11:58 1997
Seeking information on GEORGE W. TAYLOR who married EMMA MEREDITH, daughter of KATRON MEREDITH in Allegheny Co.NC, 1878.Emmma & George were from Wythe Co.VA. He was the son of Joseph & Mary Taylor.


Sandra Nolan Wed Mar 12 18:59:27 1997
Searching for information on the family of JOHN SCHAUB/SHAUB/SHUPE and wife, possibly ELIZABETH, who lived near Staunton mid 1700's. Signed for marraige on son, PETER SCHAUB to MARGARET HARTMAN 11 April 1787 in then Botetort County. Later moved to Wythe Co. Names of some of his children, besides Peter, JOHN, HENRY, MARGERY.


Phillip W. Sexton Sat Mar 8 19:15:23 1997
Looking for information on Andrew Jackson Sexton,B. 15 June,1852, Virginia. His parents names are William Martin Sexton and Martha Jane(Nelson)Sexton. William Martins fathers name is William also, and his mothers Nancy (Moore) Sexton. William Martin was living in Russell Co., Va. prior to 1864. Any info will be greatly appreciated.


Pat Purcell Bagnall Sat Mar 8 21:33:05 1997
Iam looking for any information of my great, great great grandfather who was born in Wyther County abaout 1745 and died in the smae county in 1812, his name was William Lahugh or Lehue. He had a son John ca 1765- 1808. Also a marriage of John with a Sarah Brooks ca 1769-1857 of Wythe, Cty. any information would be greatly appreciated.


William Harrold Thu Mar 6 22:18:49 1997
Has anyone found a connection between the McMILLIANS of Patrick County, VA with the McMILLANS/McMULLENS families of Wythe and Smyth, VA? Dudley McMILLIAN of Patrick County, VA had a son, Henry, whose wife was Frances. Could this be the same couple who lived in Wythe County, VA in the 1840's?


Dianne McGinley Gardner Fri Mar 7 19:11:10 1997
I am researching McGinley, Lambert, Trinkle from Bland,Pulaski and Giles County. My homepage is, http://www.cfw.com/~tgardner if you would like to see my other links.


Erma Abrams Fri Mar 7 20:34:28 1997
Looking for any information on William Hensley GRIZZLE . I have information that he was born in southwest Virginia on 27 April 1812 . He married Mary Faulkner who was born also in southwest Virginia on 02 July 1815 . William came to Indiana . They had 10 children and one being my ggrandfather . If anyone can make connection to this family let me know . I have names and birthdates of these children . Erma Abrams


Roger Jeffrey Wed Mar 5 11:35:50 1997
William JEFFREY born abt. 1750 Tazewell Co., VA, married twice Elizabeth McNeely and Jane McFarland, I need dates of marriages and children of marriages. I know one son was Ezekiel JEFFREY, but I don't know which wife was his mother. Any Jeffrey's out there, let's compare notes.


Laura Noland Sat Feb 1 23:29:00 1997
SCOTT/SCOT. Interested in corresponding with any SCOTT or SCOT family researchers in Wythe County. Searching for the parents of Jemima SCOTT born ca. 1795 in North Carolina mar. George M. DANNER 12/28/1816 Wythe County, VA. Any help appreciated.


Doris Goins Sun Feb 2 08:20:21 1997
I am searching for the parents and siblings of George W. GOINS. The first known record I have is a marriage record for 30 June 1853 in Wythe County, VA to Mary Cartherine RATLIFF. They had two children born in Wythe Co. Delilah Ann GOINS VEST and James GOINS. Later children were born in Pulaski and Washington counties. Other children include Nancy, Isaac, George, Alexander, William, Cephas, Thomas, Perry, Marion, and Harvey. I am especially looking for the ancestors of George W. GOINS.


Margaret Case Wed Feb 5 07:15:59 1997
Looking for the marriage of JAMES WRIGHT and REBECCA HERALD sometime around 1817-1819 in Wythe County. Their oldest son BALIS WRIGHT lists Wythe as place of birth.


Carol Davies Wed Feb 5 05:32:02 1997
I would appreciate any information on the lives and times of Elias WAMPLER born 1 Jan 1802, Wythe Co, VA; died 12 Sep 1885, Walnut, Crawford Co, KS; married 16 Mar 1829, Pulaski Co, KY, Phidelia NEIKIRK/NEWCHURCH born 17 Mar 1812, Wythe Co, VA; died 19 Aug 1872, Walnut, KS. Elias's parents were Christopher/ Stophel WAMPLER born 1765/75 Lancaster Co, PA and Elizabeth KETTERING born 1765/75 of Wythe Co, VA. Phidelia's parents were John NEIKIRK/NEWKIRK born ca 1771, PA and Mary ?? of Wythe Co, VA. Thank you in advance for any information on the the daily lives of the above.


Leo McCarrell Fri Feb 7 10:25:08 1997
Searching for parents and birthplace of Moses Winters, Sr. b abt 1737. He and wife Elizabeth Crane, b abt 1742 SC, had following children: Caleb b 1760 Montgomery, VA. Following all b Wythe, VA: Elizabeth b 1764, Sarah b 1766, Phoebe b 1768, Mary b 1770, Nancy b 1773, Catherine b 1775, Amy b 1777.


benny mullinix Sun Feb 9 21:34:32 1997
AM TRYING TO FIND INFORMATION ON ELIZABETH MUSE/MUZE. BORN 1790 WYTHE COUNTY VA. NEED TO KNOW WHO SHE MARRIED AND HER PARENTS NAMES. THANKS FOR ANY HELP. BENNY MULLINIX E-MAIL--BIGHBEN@FUSE.NET


Judith Need Wed Feb 12 13:24:47 1997
Seeking information concerning Matthis Fickel, who lived in Wythe County, Va in 1810. I would appreciate any scrap of information about him or his family.


Doris Kinser Fountain Thu Feb 13 17:21:52 1997
Seeking parents of John W. Kinser b 1793 VA who married Susan Messimer/Messimore b 1792/3 PA. They were married in Greene Co, TN. Their son Francis Marion Kinser married Sarah Jane Wampler, dau of Soloman and Polly Harmon Wampler. Many of the ties indicate Wythe County, but I cannot locate records to substantiate John W. Kinser's parents. His wife Susannah Messimer was dau of Michael & Mary Messimer. Any leads appreciated.


Mary N. Hollis Franks Thu Feb 13 09:17:57 1997
Researching JAMES HOLLIS AND SARAH DRAKE HOLLIS, JOHN HOLLIS, JOSEPH AND SAMUEL DRAKE, WALTER, JOHN AND ANDREW CROCKETT, SAMUEL, JAMES, WILLIAM, AND ROBERT MONTGOMERY, JAMES, ROBERT, NICHOLAS, ALEXANDER, AND COL JOHN BUCHANAN, JAMES BEAN, JOSEPH HAWKINS, WILLIAM DONALDSON, JAMES, WM, JOHN AND DAVID ROBERTSON, JOHN, ISRAEL, ROBERT AND WM CHRISTIAN , WM, JAMES, JOHN, AND GEORGE PATTERSON AND ABRAHAM BLEDSOE in Wythe, Fincastle, Augusta, Montgomery, Washington Va. area before 1768. Many of these families moved to the East Tn and then to Nashville, Tn. area. Where were they before time? Did they travel together? A book is being written on THE HOLLIS FAMILY AND Tennessee First Families and any information on any family will be appreciated. Did they travel from Maryland? There was a James and John Hollis, William Donalson, John, Richard, and William Hawkins (Eliz. Hollis next to Wm Hawkins), John and William Robertson, Wm Crockett, Chr. Bean, Thomas Patterson and Capt. John Christian in the Dorchester and Baltimore Co., Md. area about 1680+. ??


Mack Holliday Fri Feb 14 19:22:20 1997
I am looking for any Holliday information on I can get on the Holliday's that lived in Wythe Co. Va. Some names are William Holiday, James Holliday, Robert Holliday I already have the census information except 1860, Births and death till 1850, Marriages till 1850. Wills till 1850. Also looking for any information on Dury/Dewry/Duriah Ward that served in Civil War and enlisted in Wythe Co. I will appreciate any help you offer.


Richard Wilstead Sun Feb 16 22:01:32 1997
Seeking information on Thomas D. KNUCKLES b Virginia, Wythe Co. cir 1812. Married Florenda MYERS b. 1812-15 Carolina's. Family moved to Reynolds Co. Missour prior to 1850. Son is Lorenzo Dow Knuckles.


Debra Blankenship Jeffrey Sat Mar 1 06:25:57 1997
Looking for any information on Daniel BLANKENSHIP married to ?(Patty) LESTER. I believe they were married in Tazewell around 1842, who were their children and where did they go from Tazewell? One son was King Hiram BLANKENSHIP (my GGgrandfather) b. 1851..


Elke Hall Fri Feb 28 17:11:49 1997
I am trying to clear up a mysterie: Jesse Franklin SMITH was married to Sabrine FADDIS on 25 Aug. 1853 in Wythe Co. VA. He was buried in Smith Co. Cemetery, near Boone Furnace in Pulaski co. on 14 Jan. 1904. in 1860 he is as Franklin WALK on the Wythe Co. Census, in 1870 he is Franklin SMITH. We have bible records which were also changed around that time. Jesse Franklin's parents were David SMITH and Hannah WALK. Their other children were Calvin married Mary EVERSOLE, Cecilia Jane married Edward BRALLEY and Sarah Ellen married Thomas Sawyers, Is anybody researching this SMITH or WALK family or any of the others? Please contact me. Would like to clear up the Smith / Walk puzzle. Elke


Judy Reynolds Fri Feb 28 17:56:51 1997
Wish to verify date and place of birth of Sarah RADER, daughter of John and Mary ETTER RADER of Wythe County.Sarah was born about 1801.The family eventually moved to Greene County, TN where Sarah married Frederick ETTER.


Judy Reynolds Fri Feb 28 18:03:08 1997
Wish to verify date of birth (about 1776 in Wythe County) of Mary ETTER, daughter of Daniel and Mary Magdalene REINS ETTER. She married 17 Dec 1793 in Wythe County to John RADER, son of Casper and Regina GERHARDT RADER.


gregory Leedy Sat Feb 22 21:23:36 1997
I'm searching for information on the Leedy, and Grubb Family's of Wythe Co. My Greatfather was Albert josiah Leedy I believe he lived in the community of Groseclose, and Crockett. He was married twice first to great grandmother Sarah Caroline Umbarger-Leedy.Their children are as follows, Neda May Leedy-married Frank Johnson:Walter William Leedy- married Ruth Catron: Effie Ethlyn Leedy-married William Ruch: George Addison Leedy-married Josie Dix:James Cloyd Leedy- married Della ?: Jesse May Leedy-married Luther Hedricks; Lawrence Kelly Leedy-married Nannie belle Grubb. My grandfather was Lawrence Leedy who married Nannie Grubb. I'm searching For her family also I think her dad was carnro Grubb, and her mother was Rebbeca Grubb. their children were Nannine B. Grubb-Leedy,Charlie Grubb,Rome Grubb,Leona Grubb-Earhart,Vonnie Grubb-Earhart, Carnro Franklin Grubb. Many of my relations have moved to Maryland. I'm also willing to share any information that I have.


Martha Woody Sun Feb 23 08:06:40 1997
Looking for info on marriage and children of John MOORE born abt 1790, married abt 4 Dec 1816(marriage bond by William BUTLER in Bath Co., KY) to Emily "Lillie" BUTLER. Two known children are John MOORE and Robert Rolen MOORE born abt 3 Feb 1823 in Bath Co. KY. Robert married on 27 May 1863 in Wythe Co. to Mary Margaret SIMMERMAN (daughter of John Posey Matthews SIMMERMAN and Mary Ann Gordon SIMMERMAN). The MOORE family has connections to Abb's Valley in Tazewell Co., VA. I would also appreciate any info on ancesters of both John MOORE and Emily BUTLER.


Cindi Bessent Wed Feb 19 13:59:46 1997
Looking for info on Andrew Jackson AKERS born in Cripple Creek on September 26, 1882. I believe his fathers name was Alfred Akers & his Was Elizabeth. Also looking for info on Maggie Jane ADKINS, Andrew's wife. She was also born in Cripple Creek on October 20, 1881. She died in Princeton WV March 17, 1953. Also, Malinda RIGGINS. Thank you.


Betty Jo McDaniels Thu Feb 20 17:50:05 1997
Would like to share/exchange with others working on the Thomas Sayers/Sawyers family. Thomas Sayers b 1837, s/o David Sayers and Jane Ayres, married 1866 in Wythe Co., Va. Sarah Ellen Smith, d/o David Smith and Hannah Walk. Thomas Sayers and Sarah Ellen Smith had the following child: William 1866, Missouri Adeline 1862, Andrew J.1866, Caroline 1868, David F. 1869. Robert L. 1872, Cora Alice 1873 md Robert Lee Quesenberry (my gg g/p), Jane 1876,Elmira 1879, George W. 1874, and Pearl B. 1883. I am trying to make up a family group sheet for each child - HELP appreciated! Betty Jo McDaniels, 2566 Va. Beach Blvd., Va. Beach, Va. 23452


Betty Jo McDaniels Thu Feb 20 18:04:49 1997
Willing to share/exchange family info on the Martin Moore family of Wythe Co., Va. Martin Moore b 1827 Wythe Co., Va., a s/oThomas Moore and ???, married 1850 Miriah E. Simmerman. Their child:,John H. 1851 md Adeline Wohlford, William T.1852 md Lucy Harold ?, Hezekiah 1855 md Lucy McWane, Lucy J 1857 md James G. Fry, George Foy 1860 md Emma Crowder, Robert A.1862 md Rosa ??, Eli A. 1865 md Grade Fry, Sidney S. 1869 md Sallie McDonald, Charles Aden 1865, Mary Virginia b1868 md Robert Lee Fry (my g g/p), and James S.1871 md Emma J. Wohlford. Trying to complete family group sheets for each child. Help appreciated. Betty Jo McDaniels, 2566 Va. Beach Blvd., Va. Beach, Va. 23452


Betty Gillispie Vallance Wed Feb 26 12:13:25 1997
Gillispie-Henshaw: I would like to share any information on Pete "Reese" A. Gillispie(son of James J. Gillispie & Lucinda McKown Gillispie) married Sally Henshaw(daughter of Pete Henshaw)on 11- 29-1848 in Wythe Co., VA


Elizabeth Nichols Wed Feb 26 14:17:45 1997
I'm looking for info on my gt.,gt.,gt.,grandfather Ransom Nichols who appears in the Wythe Co., censuses of 1800 and 1820. The family story goes that he paid taxes there from 1825 and into the 1830's. My Nichols'were originally from Orange and Stokes Cos., N.C. By 1830 Ransom and his grown sons, Isham and Jeptha and their families, appear in the Grayson Co., Ky. census. Can anyone help me?


Anne Hodges Tue Feb 18 17:51:26 1997
I am searching for members of the HARRIS family. Other family names are MILLER, KING, MANN, PATTON, WRIGHT, STALEY, MARSH, PHILLIPPI, SHUPE.


Terri Rene DaVar- Howard Tue Feb 18 20:56:22 1997
Looking for Peter X. Wisely who married Magdalena Phillippi and lived in Wythe Co., VA. He died abt 1855. I'd appreciate any and all information - mostly sibblings and ancestors... Willing to exchange data. http://www.macatawa.org/~brianter/index.html


Sue Eagle Sparkman Sat Feb 15 19:07:19 1997
Seeking data regarding the descendants of SAMUEL MORGAN EAGLE & MARTHA JANE NEECE of Wythe Co., SAMUEL was born about 1831 in Wythe Co., and died in 1899 in Bland County, Virginia. Martha Jane was the daughter of George Neece & Phoebe Walters. She died abt 1923 in Bland Co., and is buried in the Lower Stowers cemetary next to her husband-in unmarked graves. Also interested in the NEECE & WALTERS families. I beleive but have not proven that Phoebe was the daughter of William & Mary Walters of Wythe & Bland Counties. Any help appreciated. e-mail me!


Zandra Walker Sun Feb 16 07:02:30 1997
SEXTON,Looking for the parents of Pryor Sexton born abt 1764, he and four brothers John and Elizabeth, Archibald, Pryor, and William settled on Rock Creek now in Grayson Co.,after the Am. Rev.Archibald, John, and William were in the war they signed up in Augusta Co., Va. Any help appreciated.


Joanne Graves Wed Feb 12 22:38:01 1997
Looking for information on Minnie "Smith" Warden, husband of Edgar Warden, also Minnie's sister, Dixie Belle "Smith" Hudson. Minnie was born 1/1884 in Max Meadows VA. Dixie Belle was born 12/1870. Both were daughters of Calvin Smith and Mary "Eversole" Smith. In 1937, they both lived in Pulaski. Their brother, Frank Pierce Smith, was my grandfather. Other siblings were Charley, Fanny, Blanche,Nannie, Edgar, Robert, John, George and James Fred.


Bettye Cooper Lowry Sun Feb 9 13:22:22 1997
BETTYE LOWRY: I am researching the HOUNDSHELL OR HOUNSHEL family. There is some indication that they may be related to the HOUNDSHELLS in Wythe or Smythe Counties . His name is S.FRANKLIN HOUNSHELL. FRANKLIN was listed in the Estill County, Ky. census in 1870 and the Lee County, Ky. census in 1880. He had two children, HENRY listed as 3 years old and SIMEON OR SAMUEL age 1. His wife was listed as JUDA. FRANKLIN says he was born in VA. His wife's maiden name was SLOAN. She was born in KY. Any info on this family would be appreciated. Thanks.


Pam Wood Kirchner Fri Feb 7 17:32:57 1997
Seeking info about Grandison Wood(s) born approx. 1812 in VA. Moved to west TN prior to 1860. Any info would be appreciated. Any ties to deeding of 400 ac. on Cedar Creek in Washington Co, known as Wood Tract?
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Martha Woody Sat Feb 8 07:27:56 1997
I am looking for info for MOORE family of Abbs Valley. I am at a dead end. Names include John MOORE and sons, John and Robert Rolen MOORE. Read that MOORE family had members killed by Indians around 1785 or so. Robert Rolen was born in Bath Co., KY and moved to Wythe Co. Family must have first lived in Tazewell.


Phil Coltrane Thu Feb 6 17:47:36 1997
I am interested in the decendents of both sets of my grand parents from Pulaski Co. Robert Joseph Hall d. Nov 1971, his wife, Bessie Folden Hall d.@ May 1979. My paternal grandparents were Lawrence Morgan Coltrane d.@1949 and his wife Bessie Midkiff??Midcalf??Coltrane. Any information would be greatly appreciated and thanks.


Bobby Vencill Tue Feb 4 20:35:56 1997
Searching for PHILLIP & LEWIS VENCILL signed petition in 1799 to form Russell County. Lewis married a Christina Hererich from Loudon county. They had 12 children No other info on PHILLIP - HELP! Please Searching VENCILL - BRADSHAW - LESTER - MUTTER - BROOKS -SARGENT


Grace Hedrick Wed Feb 5 12:32:17 1997
HEDRICK. I am researching the Peter & Ann Hedrick family. He was b. abt 1760-70 in Wythe Co. His will was probated 13 May 1833. I do not know his parents or her maiden name. Their son, Joseph, b. 9 Aug 1797 in Pine Ridge, Wythe Co, marr.Diana CREIGER/KREGER on 19 Jul 1821. Her father is supposed to be Johann Michael KREIGER. Their son, Granville HEDRICK b. abt 1830 marr. Mary/Polly B WHITLEY on 12 Dec 1850. I have no information on Mary's parents. Later the family moved to Tazewell Co. Any info. on any of their families will be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Grace Hedrick


Gracie Stover Mon Feb 3 22:27:48 1997
I am looking for information about Elias(Isiah?) STILLWELL and and his wife, Martha Ann STILLWELL. Elias is listed in the Tazewell Co 1870 index. He and Martha Ann may have been married there and their oldest child, Margaret was born there in 1874. By 1880 they had moved to Greenup Co, KY where my grandfather, Shirley STILLWELL was born in 1888. Martha Ann ended up in Scioto County, Ohio living with her children when her husband passed away. Any information on them or their families would be greatly appreciated. I am also searching for any information on the BOWLES/BOWLS family.Thank you, Gracie


James T. Dove Sun Feb 2 10:09:18 1997
Looking for any geneological information on the Dove Family.


Lin Hillis Sun Feb 2 11:26:16 1997
HURST - RAMSEY - SIMMERMAN. Researching these families in Wythe and and surrounding counties. John "Millcreek" Hurst, Joseph Ramsey, and Aerhart Simmerman. All three served in REV. WAR. Need last name of spouse for Aerhart Simmerman b. 1760 died 1827 in Wythe CO...wife's name MARY (?). Willing to exchange info. Lin Hillis 1017 Alexandria Ave. Garland TX. email: LINHILLIS@AOL.COM


Pam Ruffner Sun Feb 2 12:26:32 1997
I am looking for any information about my great-grandmother, Lalah May Redd, from Prince Edward or Amherst Counties. She married Sterling Fletcher Watts of Wythe County in about 1892. I think her date of death was either 1906 or 1907. Can you help me? Thanks so much. Pam


Jerry A. Penley Mon Feb 3 11:57:33 1997
DAVID GOSE married ELIZABETH PEERY in 1830. David was from Tazewell County and Elizabeth was from Wythe County. They were married before Smyth and Bland counties split off from Wythe County, Virginia. I have David's ancestry but WHO was Elizabeth's parents. My wife and I were at the Tazewell Library the other day and found the book "Pioneers of The Bluegrass" but we could not find the parents of Elizabeth Peery. Could you please help on this problem? David's and Elizabeth's daughter, SOPHIA GOSE, married DAVID DENNY. Sophia died sometime in the 1860s. David Denny then married NANCY PEERY. David Denny and Nancy Peery are buried in the Taylor Cemetery near Broadford, Va. My wife is a descendant of the David Denny/Sophia Gose marriage. Jerry Penley


Zandra Sexton Walker Sun Feb 2 08:55:34 1997
I am seeking any information on the Sexton family prior to 1790 in Wythe or Montgomery Co., Va. I have information on Pryor Sexton from 1793 onward.


Bill Newberry Mon Jan 27 22:44:53 1997
Looking any/all information on Samuel Newberry Possible change of spelling from Newbury Listed in DAR as Samuel Newberry 1725-30 died before 1/28/1787 Wife #1 Rosanna _


SUE MEINHART Mon Jan 27 22:53:21 1997
I am looking for any info on MATHIAS ROSENBAUM & SALLY WORLEY who were from Wythe Co., before 1800. They had a son, ANDREW ROSENBAUM who married SUSAN EMELINE WELCH and eventually migrated to IL, and then wound up in WISCONSIN. Andrew & Susan had a son, DANIEL ROSENBAUM who married MARTHA REYNOLDS, dau of LEWIS REYNOLDS & LYDIA SEXTON. Because I have seen the Sexton name also in Wythe, believe these different families were somehow connected as most migrated to Illinois then Wisconsin before settling in South Dakota & Iowa. Does anyone connect to these people. Would love to hear from you and I have info to share. Thanks. Sue Meinhart (My grandmother was a ROSENBAUM)


Jack Johnson Tue Jan 28 17:28:26 1997
Am interested in information regarding my grandfather, George Franklin Johnson, whose father was Lawton (lawson?) Johnson. George Franklin Johnson was born in Washington County around 1890. He married Sara Leedy from Crocket,and they then moved to Nebraska in 1908. George has a brother Charles who live in and about seven mile ford all of his life. Any information would be appreciated.


Judy Tillison Wright Tue Jan 28 22:10:04 1997
Researching Wickliff/Wickliffe family.John or Thomas Wickliff Rev. War Time Period. Son John Wickliff m.1800 Mary Taylor in Bath Co. Va. Descendants went to Wash. Co. Va., Grainger Co. Tn., then Shelby Co. Indiana. Has anyone found the Marvel link as future generations, use Marvel as a first name? Has anyone located info on the John Wickliff and Thomas Wickliffe of 1770's?


Charlie Brooks Mon Jan 27 11:03:41 1997
Seeking information on the BROOKS and WHITLOCK families that were in Wythe County in the late 1700's. They moved to Kentucky, Alabame and some stayed in Virginia.


Sue Thompson Sun Jan 26 19:18:29 1997
Seeking any information on the Jesse Wesley DECKARD family of Wythe County, VA. Wife was Sarah E. KINSER. Jesse b 1809 in Wythe. Parents of Jesse were Jacob DECKARD and Mary (VANCE). Children of Jacob and Mary DECKARD listed in baptismal records of Zion Church Wythe Co. Any assistance appreciated.


Billie Wilburn Duncan Sat Jan 25 13:36:18 1997
Looking for the parents of Benjamin L. Wilburn b-ca1820 in Virginia Benjamin married Margaret Staley, Aug 12, 1839 in Wythe County Va. moved to Smyth County between 1840 and 1850.Following children were born in 7 Mile Ford in Smythe County, Virginia Elizabeth I. Wilburn b-1840 who m-James L. Barker in Smythe Co. James H. Wilburn b-1842 in Co.D 4th Va Infantry, d-Oct 16,1862 at Kearneysville, W.Va. Abraham S. Wilburn b-1844 Charles T. Wilburn b-March 26, 1846 John A. Wilburn b-1848 Benjamin F. Wilburn 1852 Nancy E. Wilburn b- Aug 3, 1853 Walter A. Wilburn b-Sept 15, 1855 Margaret Ellender Wilburn b-1858 Benjamin was a shoemake in Seven Mile Forde Any help would be appreciated.


Bonnie Umbarger Sat Jan 25 15:36:09 1997
Looking for information on Dewey (or Dewy) Otis Umbarger and his ancestors He was born in Smyth county Virginia around 1899 in Marion VA any help will be greatly appreciated. Thank you


Carol Moody Fri Jan 24 15:12:52 1997
Searching for descendants of Jacob FISHER and Rachel JONES. Jacob was born about 1805 and Rachel about 1812. They married 10 Oct 1833 in Wythe Co. They had moved to Alabama by 1838. Would like to find parents or siblings of Jacob. Believe Rachel's parents were Bill JONES and Margaret STUART.


Patti AShcraft Fri Jan 24 15:23:18 1997
Searching for information on Jacob Wells and Nancy Oats. They were married on June 10, 1794 in Wyth County, Va. I need to find out Nancy's parents and siblings also Jacob's. Will share information with you on what I have.


Betty Jo McDaniels Sat Jan 25 11:33:12 1997
Searching for the grave site of Lavania Eastwood d 1873 in Wythe Co., Va. Willing to pay for a picture of grave site if located. Lavania Eastwood was the wife of John Eastwood d before 1829 in Wythe Co., Va. and the mother of Lucinda Eastwood md Nehemiah Fry also of Wythe Co., Va. Your help appreciated. Betty Jo McDaniels, 2566 Va. Beach Blvd., Va. Beach, Va. 23452


Tom Warden Thu Jan 23 14:18:12 1997
Seeking any information about Robert Warden (b. Wythe Co. 22 Nov 1820), Thomas Warden (b. Grayson Co. 1801)(m.Martha Black at Wytheville in 1819 or 1820), or Robert Warden (b. ?). Moved to Fayette Co. in 1833 or 1834.


Linda Krug Tue Jan 21 06:16:40 1997
I am interested in any information about a James Joseph RICE who was born September 1, 1839 in Smythe County, Virginia. Also in his father Lemuel RICE or his mother Dicey Jane SUTTON. Supposedly, James Joseph RICE was a Methodist minister. I have no dates for Lemuel Rice or Dicey Jane Sutton.


Linda NeilsenTue, 21 Jan 1997 00:03:43 -0500 (EST)
I am looking for information on my ancestors who lived in Montgomery, Wythe and Tazewell Counties until about 1840. Stephen Chappell (Steffe Schapbel) , John Chappell and Daniel Shuler. John Chappell and Daniel Shuler migrated to Mo. with the Peery's , Wynn's and McFarlands around 1840. I would like to find out their wives maiden names. Stephen married Julia(maybe Kinzer or Kegley) around 1780/ John married Mary? around 1809. Any ideas? Thanks for your help. Linda


Betty Jo McDaniels Mon Jan 20 12:10:26 1997
I am working on the following families in Wythe Co., Va. Willing to share what I have with others working on these family lines. Valentine Fry b 1786 NC d 1833 Wythe Co., Va. md Mary Catherine Yonce; Nehemiah Fry, s/o Valentine Fry, b1816 Wythe Co., Va. d 1888 same Co., md Lucinda Eastwood, d/o John Eastwood and Lavinia ? ; Martin Moore b 1827 Wythe Co., Va., s/o Thomas Moore and ? , md Miriah (Maria) Simmerman, d/o John Christopher Simmerman and Lucy Williams; Thomas Lee Sayers b 1837, s/o David Sayers and Jane Ayres, md 1866 in Wythe Co., Va. Sarah Ellen Smith, d/o David Smith and Hannah Walk. Betty Jo McDaniels, 2566 Va. Beach Blvd., Va. Beach, Va. 23452


Terri Rene DaVar- Howard Sat Jan 18 10:43:45 1997
Looking for any information about the COCHRAN family. George Cochran Sr. was born "in Virginia" abt 1770-1780. His son George Cochran Jr. was born in BERKLEY County (I can't find it on a map in the 1990"s). George Jr. was born abt 1807 in Berkley Co., (west) VA and moved to Pickaway Co., OH before 1825 when he married an unknown WARD woman. Any information, including the current name of the county, would be appreciated. Looking for information about the WISELY family who lived in Wythe County, VA abt 1830. Rosina Wisely married Wylia DEVER (b. 1816 Tennessee, son of Jesse DAVER b. abt 1780 Virginia). Looking for information about a Rachel SLAUTER who was born in Virginia and in 1856 married David WAY, moving to Iowa with him. I would be happy to share any information I have with other researchers. http://www.macatawa.org/~brianter/index.html


Stan Baker Sun Jan 19 06:01:00 1997
I am searching for parents of JOSEPH A. BAKER, SR., born in 1815 in VA. He is first discovered in 1850 census of Roane Co, TN and lists his place of birth as VA. Verbal historians have insisted he was born in Wythe County, VA in 1815. Any assistance appreciated.


Sechrest, Norm Wed Jan 15 10:30:28 1997
Seeking MARRIAGE info on Mary Wampler, b. 1800 Wythe and Andreas (Andrew) Seechrist/Secrist/etc. b. 1793 Rowan NC. He was a LUTHERAN minister, circuit riding and Ebenezer Lutheran in Marion VA.


Jerry D Sharrett Fri Jan 17 14:18:28 1997
Looking for Sharrett/Sharritz/Sharitz, Beeler/Bealer/Buhler, James Hughes b. 1793, James Hughes b. 1830, E. F. Harrison b. 1823 Montgomery Co. Va.


John HAYS Mon Jan 13 11:46:46 1997
I am looking for the father of John HAYS wife Rebecca Maxwell who lived near the North Fork of the Holston upto 1786 when he removed to Wilson Co., TN. A letter dated 1790 Wythe County from Jane HAYS to son Col. Robert HAYS (John's brother) of Davidson Co., TN is all the information I have as to John and Robert's parents. It is thought that these HAYSes came from the Augusta Co., VA HAYSes but I haven't found any proof. -John Hays


Lee Hart Sun Jan 12 07:30:57 1997
Seeking info on HENRY GRAYSON born 1790 Wythe Co. Va. Wifes name Nancy. Son THOMAS M.GRAYSON born 1830 Wythe Co. Va. Sons Wife Named Christina (Davis) Grayson.


Charlie Dial Sun Jan 12 18:48:41 1997
Searching for family of GEORGE HALE b 28 Sept 1728 Married Sarah Smith 20 Jan 1746 Dau of Phillip Smith and Mary Matthews. Need children and anything else available.


Janet Randall Mon Jan 13 00:53:35 1997
My ggGrandparents were William Cloyd FARRIS & Nancy E. ALLISON both born in Wythe Co. They were married in Pulaski Co. 9 August 1859. Nancy E. ALLISON was the d/o Francis ALLISON & Martha "Patsey" HOWARD. William Cloyd FARRIS was b.21 May 1834 Wythe Co. His marriage license lists his parents as Jno. & Martha FARRIS. Martha was an ALLISON, sister to the above Francis ALLISON. As to the father of William Cloyd Farris, family genealogies state that the father of William was James FARRIS of South Carolina. That he fought in the war with Mexico in 1844 and never returned. William Farris is on the 1850 Pulaski Census with his Mother, Martha, and siblings. He is also on the 1860 Census with his new wife Nancy. There were not any FARRIS'S listed in the 1840 Census for Pulaski. Need information on the father of William Cloyd FARRIS. Thank you for any help.


Juanita Schmitz Fri Jan 10 13:24:00 1997
I am attempting to research my family tree. My primary interest is in the Sexton family. I know that the Sextons have been in Wythe County since at least the mid-to-late 1700s. The first reference I've found was to Joseph and Phoebe Sexton (Evansham) 177(0). Any help you can provide will be greatly appreciated.


Tom Belton Sat Jan 11 10:55:23 1997
I am interested in locating descendants of William Patterson (1744-1825). These include the surnames of Wallace, Glasgow, Reeder, and Mustard.


Deborah West Tue Jan 7 19:35:25 1997
Searching for Adam Fox and Barbara Steffey (b. 1795) and Francis Marion Ketron (b. July 8, 1790) in Wythe Co. Also looking for information on Elizabeth Spraker daughter of Christopher Spraker. Any family info would be appreciated. Thanks.


James H Brown Mon Jan 6 19:59:03 1997
WYRICK - CLINE My great great grandparents were David Wyrick born January 1801 in Wythe County, VA, and Malinda Cline, born May 1, 1803, also in Wythe County. On June 23, 1825, they were married in Wythe County. In about 1830 they migrated to Clark County, IL where they remained until they died, and are buried in the Livingston Cemetery in Clark County. Does anyone know who there parents were and any siblings? James H Brown


Judy MacKeigan Sat Jan 4 17:44:35 1997
I am looking for info on my Great Grandfather Thomas Meredith. He was born in Wythe county or Tazwell in 1855 married to Sarah Harrell in 1881. I know his mothers name was Mary,but do not have his fathers name or mothers maiden name. I would appreciate any info anyone has on them. Thanks


EDWIN L. JONES Fri Jan 3 06:19:10 1997
I'm searching for any information about the ABEL or ABELL family. George ABEL died 1794 in VA. He had at least 2 children being 1. Frances 2. Lewis sr. Lewis sr. lived in Wyeth co, VA. had 8 children. I'm trying to trace this family line farther back. It may be that they were part of THE LOST COLONY of ROANOKE. I'll be glad to exchange any ABEL data I have. Edwin L. Jones


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