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Richard Wooldridge MP (c.1738 - 1828)

Military service: Revolutionary War in Northwest DAR Ancestor #: A130218 Biography from Sons of Liberty - our Patriots - Richard Wooldridge As early as 1736, Richard's father, William Wooldri...

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Sarah Flournoy MP (c.1715 - 1806)

William Wooldridge had at least two wife's; the name of the first, whom he probably married in the late 1730's, is not known. his second wife, whom he seems to have married about 1750 in Chesterfield C...

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Samuel Hutchins of Kittery MP (1682 - 1742)

There is considerable confusion between the lineage of this Samuel Hutchins and Samuel Hutchins of Haverhill, MA . Both men have a claimed birth date of Aug. 20 1682, and both were supposedly married t...

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Albert Gallatin Cage (c.1796 - 1850)

13) Albert Gallatin Cage (ca 1796 - 16 Oct 1850) never married, but had at least eight illegitimate children with India, one of his slaves. Links

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Rev. Ezekiel Holliman MP (c.1587 - 1659)

Inventory of estate, 1659, included a Negro slave named Jo. He was from Tring, Hertford County, England. 1634- He came to America about this year and first resided at Dedham, MA. 1637- He had a...

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Joseph Fitzpatrick, Sr. MP (c.1710 - c.1780)

Joseph's land transactions can be found under his timeline. His birth date is unknown. Joseph and his brother Thomas patented adjacent land described as South Branch of the North Fork of the Hardware...

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Daniel Noyes (1703 - 1765)

According to Daniel Noyes' Will, his son Ebenezer was to have his negro servant Mark; son Samuel, administrator, was to have three other slaves. "Old Newbury": Daniel lived till 1765 and left at his ...

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Margaret Bayley MP (1683 - 1736)

Will or Deed of Gift, Pasquotank Co. NC Where as Margret Baley mother to Mrs. Margret Needham by her last will and testament did apint ye sd Mrs Margret Needham ye daughter of ye sd Mrs Margret Baley...

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Thomas Needham MP (c.1675 - 1740)

Thomas Needham II was b abt 1675 VA, Hampton and died 10/06/174 NC, Pasquotank Co NC Family Parents Thomas Needham abt 1622 -- 1690 & Anne ______ 1630 -- Married: Margaret Bayley (1683-17...

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John Terrell, of Pamunkey Neck MP (1707 - 1787)

John Terrell birth: 1707, Pamunkey Neck, New Kent, Virginia death: 1785 Franklin, North Carolina, United States Father:  William Terrell (1659 - 1744) Mother:  Martha Waters (ab...

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Colonial Gov. Willie Jones MP (1741 - 1801)

Willie Jones (December 24, 1740 – June 18, 1801) was an American planter and statesman from Halifax County, North Carolina. He represented North Carolina as a delegate to the Continental Congres...

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Thomas Farrar, ll MP (1665 - 1742)

Thomas Farrar , born 1665 in Farrar's Island, Henrico Co., VA; died 1742 in Goochland Co., VA Parents: William Farrar b: Aug 1627 in Farrar's Island, VA & Mary Williams married: in 1682 to ...

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Edward Thomas McGhee (c.1702 - 1771)

WILL OF EDWARD MCGEHEE , Cumberland County, VA, Will Book 1, 1749-1792, page 23: Dated 4 April 1770, Pr 28 Jan 1771 In the name of God, Amen. I, Edward McGehee of Cumberland County being in my perfect ...

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Elizabeth Smith MP (1669 - 1739)

Will of Elizabeth Smith Unto my son Edwin Smith my Negro woman named Nan and her increase, the first child she shall bring to be for my son Benja. Smith and the rest I lend as before to my son Edwin ...

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Carter Braxton, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1736 - 1797)

Carter Braxton (September 16, 1736 – October 10, 1797) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, a planter, and a representative of Virginia. Braxton was the son of a Vi...

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Sophia Lk-lo-ha-wah Pitchlynn MP (1773 - 1871)

Find A Grave Her will Her Choctaw name means "loved but lost". What is the source for this? I can find no Choctaw translation of "loved" and/or "lost" that sounds anything like Lklohawa. "Haloka"...

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Major John Pitchlynn, Sr. MP (1765 - 1835)

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Peter Perkins Hachotakni Pitchlynn, Sr., Chief to the Choctaw Nation MP (1806 - 1881)

A prominent Choctaw leader during the removal period, Pitchlynn played a major role in building the national tribal government in the nineteenth century. He was the son of John Pitchlynn, a white tra...

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Thomas Aston Coffin, of "Coffin Point Plantation" MP (1795 - 1863)

Ebenezer Coffin was born in Boston in 1763 and moved to South Carolina and settled at Coffin Point. His son Thomas Aston Coffin was in charge of the plantation until Union occupation of St. Helena in 1...

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Bernard Moore, Sr. MP (c.1718 - c.1776)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A079286 Colonel Bernard (Augustine) Moore1 M, b. between 1716 and 1725, d. 1776 Colonel Bernard (Augustine) Moore|b. bt 1716 - 1725...

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Jane Charlotte Blackburn MP (1786 - 1855)

History These Blackburn girls, to further complicate the family connections, were orphaned nieces of Mrs. ‘Judge Bushrod’ Washington’s, so Mrs. Washington’s two orphaned...

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Col. Augustine Moore of "Chelsea" MP (c.1685 - 1743)

The ancestry of Col. Moore is unknown. He is said to have been born in England c.1585. He emigrated to Virginia with his first wife, Mary Gage, c.1715. He settled in King William County where he built ...

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George Fayette Washington MP (1790 - 1867)

from Findagrave George Fayette Washington was born In Mt Vernon, Fairfax, VA on Jan. 17, 1790 and died Sep. 6, 1867 in Frederick, VA. He is buried in Mount Hebron Cemetery, Winchester City, Virgini...

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William Evelyn Byrd, II, "The Black Swan" of Westover MP (1674 - 1744)

For more pictures, go to the Media section. Colonel William Byrd II (28 March 1674 – 26 August 1744) was a planter, slave owner and author from Charles City County, Virginia. He is considere...

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James McIlroy (c.1705 - c.1783)

Will of James Mcilroy. In the Name of God Amen. Be it remembered That I James McIlRoy of Ninety six District in the Province of South Carolina, Being weak in Body But of a sound and disposing mind an...

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Moses Hughes, Sr. MP (1745 - 1823)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Virginia. DAR # A059220 The following '51 enslaved persons were named in his will: one Negro girl named Miry Negro slaves to wit, Betty and Jack...

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Moses Hughes, Jr. MP (c.1771 - 1850)

inherited from his father: my tract of land called Hamilton's place, with all my lands adjoining, now in the possession of my said son Will of Moses Hughes Jr. Wife, Elizabeth Hughes , the la...

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John Rector MP (1711 - 1773)

In 1772 John Rector, a German immigrant, came to Virginia, and settled on 4,872 acres of land on what is now Route 713. Rectortown, named after its founder, became a busy agricultural center ... soon t...

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Capt. Augustine Washington, Sr. MP (1694 - 1743)

Augustine Washington (November 12, 1694 – April 12, 1743) was the father of the first U.S. President George Washington. He belonged to the Colony of Virginia's landed gentry and was a planter an...

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William H.H. Ross, Governor (1814 - 1887)

from William Henry Harrison Ross (June 2, 1814 – June 30, 1887) was an American farmer and politician from Seaford, in Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party who se...

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William Ross MP (b. - 1782)

Notes Dorchester Co., MD Land Record Lib. 26 old 172 Dated 5 November 1772 William Ross, (of James) of Dorchester Co., Planter, and Margaret, his wife, and Elizabeth Hackett of the same Co., Spinst...

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Lydia Gill (1732 - 1807)

Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 210. Robert Gill Sr Inventory. Aug 23, 1778. Appraised by John Moran Sr and Huet Johnson on Jun 27, 1778. Includes: wearing apparel, 7 feather beds & furnitu...

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Andrew Minitree (c.1740 - c.1785)

Will Charles County Maryland Will Book AH-9, 1785-1788; Page 63. Andrew Minitree's Will. [Faded] I, Andrew Minitree of CC, am sick & weak in body, but of sound and disposing memory. To Thomas Gibson,...

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Mary Reeves (c.1708 - c.1752)

REEVES, THOMAS, St Mary's Co. 14 Dec 1751; 13 Jan 1752 To wife Mary Reeves, use of plantation I now live on, and all my Negroes. To grandson John Hobson, parcel of land on south side of road beginning ...

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William Musgrove (c.1724 - c.1788)

DAR Ancestor #: A083502 William Musgrove was born ABT 1724 in Charles County, Maryland and died 16 MAY 1778 in Loudoun County, Virginia - Inventory parents: son of John Musgrove (1683-1746) ...

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Anne Moseley MP (c.1722 - d.)

From the will of John Musgrove probated 1746 Fairfax VA: Item I give to my well beloved daughter Anne Mosley my quarter that is now in being with half that tract of land which I bought of James Bau...

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Marilyn Musgrove (c.1742 - d.)

Name: Marilyn Musgrove Sex: F Birth: ABT 1742 parents: daughter of John Musgrove (1683-1746) father's will probated 1746 Item I give to my daughter Margaret Musgrove that plantation and land ...

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Mary Cunningham MP (1738 - 1809)

Mary Musgrove was born 1738 in Fairfax County, Virginia (2) and died 1809 in Washington County, Tennessee. She has been also known as Mary Musgrave, Mary Mesgroves, and seems to be erroneously listed o...

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John 'the Tory' Musgrove, Jr. MP (c.1718 - c.1781)

Col. John Musgrove , Jr. was born about 1718 in Charles County, Maryland and died in Sept 1781 in Newberry, South Carolina, USA. Family Parents: 2nd son of John Musgrove (1683-1746) and perhaps Mis...

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Edward Gordon Musgrove MP (c.1716 - 1792)

DAR Ancestor # A083494 Edward Gordon Musgrove was born about 1716 in Charles County, Maryland and died 1796 in Musgrove Mill, Laurens County, South Carolina. N.B. DAR has his place of birth as Nort...

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Albanus Davis (c.1765 - 1812)

Sources "Fifthly I give and bequeath unto my son Albinus Davis his heirs Executors and Administrators forever a Negro Slave called Ignatius." WILL OF COL. RICHARD DAVIS (1787) Recorded in Washingto...

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Capt. Amos Davis (1753 - 1808)

Sources Davis Family Revolutionary War Records "Secondly I give and bequeath unto my Son Amos Davis his heirs Executors and Administrators forever a Negro Girl Slave Called Amy with her future In...

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Dennis Davis (1755 - d.)

Sources Davis Family Revolutionary War Records "Fourthly I give and bequeath into my son Dennis Davis his heirs Executors and Administrators forever a Negro Slave called Joshua." WILL OF COL. RIC...

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Isaac Davis (c.1763 - 1850)

Sources "and at the Deceaser fo my said Wife [Rachel] my Will & Desire is that my son Isaac Davis his heirs Executors and Administrators forever shall have and enjoy all the above mentioned propert...

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Capt. Richard Davis (c.1750 - 1801)

Notes There's a letter from Genl. George Washington regarding Capt. Richard Davis who appears to have been a prisoner of war who set out for the "back country" once he was "paroled" which didn't se...

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Capt. Rezin Davis (1757 - 1800)

Sources Davis Family Revolutionary War Records "Thirdly I give and bequeath unto my son Rezin Davis in trust for the use Benefit and support of my Son Danus Davis his heirs Executors and Administ...

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David White (deceased)

From will of Moses White made on June 14, 1783 and probated 1786: "Sons David and William to have all the land with David to have negro boy Prince and William to have negro boy Samson ..." Links

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Elanor White MP (deceased)

Moses White's second marriage was to Elanor (McCulloch ?). In Moses White's Will made on June 14, 1783 and probated in 1786 is quoted " Wife Elanor to have livelihood on plantation and negro girl Barb ...

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Councillor Robert Carter MP (1728 - 1804)

Robert "Councillor" Carter III was an American plantation owner, founding father, and onetime British government official. After the death of his wife, Frances Ann Tasker Carter, in 1787, Carter embrac...

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Moses White of Davidson's Creek, NC MP (c.1715 - c.1786)

Biography Moses White, Jr., son of Moses White, Sr. and his wife Mary (Campbell) was born in Ireland in c.1715. In 1722, a small group of "Newcomers from Ireland" were received by certificate into th...

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Thomas Wilson White (1817 - 1889)

6. Thomas Wilson b 15 Aug 1817, married 1840, Susan Bradley. Thomas died 30 May, 1889. His home still stands in Huntsville, at the corner of White Street and Maiden Lane. He received that portion of hi...

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Mary "Polly" Stith (c.1739 - 1816)

Stith, Mary Anderson, Ro., Account Books, etc., 1808-1812. Virginia Historical Society. p. 44. In the name of God, Amen, I Mary Stith of the City of Williamsburg being weak in body but in per...

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William Pasteur (1737 - 1791)

Dr. William Pasteur served as a surgeon in the Virginia line during the Revolutionary war, He .established his first Williamsburg shop in 1759. He then combined forces with John M. Galt and open the Pa...

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Nathaniel Jones (1696 - 1757)

Nathaniel Jones, husband of Sarah Howson Calvert, was probably a decendant of the Nathaniel Jones who died in Westmoreland County in 1662; his widow, Judith Jones, married secondly, John Whiston. He (N...

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Robert Peck (c.1722 - 1771)

KING GEORGE COUNTY VIRGINIA WILL BOOK A; 1752-1780 {Antient Press}; Page 230-231 I ROBERT PECK of county of King George being very sick and weak in body .. give and bequeath to my son WILLIAM PECK ...

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Slave Master of Harriett (deceased)

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Mr. Bridgeport (deceased)

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Molly Walsh / Welsh, Slave Owner (deceased)

Molly Welsh, was an English dairy maid who was falsely convicted of theft and indentured to a Maryland tobacco farmer. After working out her indenture, Welsh rented and farmed some land, eventually pur...

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Henry Roche dit Belaire, Slave Owner MP (deceased)

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William Sharp (slave owner) (deceased)

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William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States MP (1773 - 1841)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841) was the ninth President of the United States (1841), an American military officer and politician,...

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Solomon Carter (1791 - 1873)

Notes for Solomon Carter: Thought you might enjoy reading this, I have a picture of the house that was in the newspaper April 13, 1975. Solomon Carter settled in the area near Barnardsville, North Caro...

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Capt. John Ballard (c.1693 - 1745)

Birth: 1693 Yorktown York County Virginia, USA Death: Dec. 24, 1744 Yorktown York County Virginia, USA CAPT Ballard, a merchant and sea capton, married Elizabeth Gibbons(Gibbins), of Yorktown, Virgin...

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Samuel Bell (c.1750 - c.1811)

Her died leaving his wife with at least one small child, John Bell. Her father John Alloway acted as executor of Samuel Bell's estate, and in his own will states that he has advanced his grandson John ...

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John Alloway Strange (1755 - 1800)

He died in his father's lifetime. An inventory of his estate was filed at Amherst County, Virginia on 26 March 1800 and included a slave James, a negro boy worth $250. His father's will gave a house an...

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John Strange MP (1727 - 1811)

He was a planter. His birthdate is known from a bible record made by one of his sons, but his birthplace is not known. His father might have been Edmond Alloway Strange 3d, or he might have been an ado...

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Katherine B. Isham MP (c.1627 - 1686)

Additional Curator's Notes: Katherine Banks was born into a prosperous family in Canterbury, England in County Kent in 1627, the same year the Massachusetts Bay Colony had been chartered to colonize ...

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Dr. Leonard Estes (1770 - d.)

Leonard and Frances Estes were fairly prosperous and owned a large number of slaves. He was a judge for many years in Burke County, and later in Caldwell County after it was separated from Burke in 1841.

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William Larner Bradshaw, II (c.1728 - 1817)

William and Susannah Robinson Bradshaw moved to North Carolina from Cumberland County, Virginia, with Susannah's sister Judith, who married William's brother, Field, and her sister Elizabeth, who marri...

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Thomas Jefferson Amis, IV (1744 - 1797)

He was an innkeeper. He served as a delegate to the Provincial Congress in 1776, and was Captain of the 3rd Regiment of Continental Troops. He and his wife Alice came to what is now Hawkins County, T...

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St. Leger Landon Carter, of Cleve (1785 - 1851)

The 1850 census shows him as a farmer, with an estate valued at $35,000. There were no other people in his household. Cleve plantation was sold after his death in 1851. He left his estate to the childr...

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Col. Ellis Leighton (c.1615 - 1684)

He served as a Colonel in the Royalist Army (1647), and as Secretary to John Lord Berkeley of Stratton when he was Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland in 1670 and Ambassador to France in 1675. He was also one o...

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James Genn (c.1743 - 1815)

The heirs of his father James Genn appear on 1770 Virginia Rent Rolls, holding 774 acres. (Southern District of Fauquier County, Virgina.): 78Be 81BC-84, 87B-96H (NW Dist). Deed 4:316, 1771. 28 Febru...

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Charles Yancey, Jr. MP (1678 - c.1746)

He was the earliest documented ancestor of this line, although family tradition makes him son of another Charles Yancey and his wife (Mary?) Leighton (Rose Faulkner Yancey, Lynchburg and Its Neighbors ...

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Pierre Louis Soblet MP (1695 - 1754)

Pierre Louis Soblet was born 15 Aug 1695, Sedan, Ardennes, France or Wesel, Germany and died 24 Nov 1754, Cumberland Co. Virginia. His name was anglicized to Peter Lewis Soblet according to his will ma...

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Abraham Sublett, I (1725 - c.1782)

Enslaved persons listed in his will: to my son Abraham Soblet, my negro man Prymus?; to my son Lewis Soblet, a negro woman Candis to my son Lewis Soblet one negro gall named Judy

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Rufus Morgan Roberson (c.1811 - 1897)

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Adam Stailey (c.1788 - 1865)

Adam Stailey was born 1787 in Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA, and died 1867 in Huntersville, Clinton County, Kentucky, USA. Parents:  Adam Jacob Stailey (1763-1825) and Evaline "Eva" Porte...

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Margaret "Peggy" Elizabeth Stailey (c.1789 - c.1866)

Children  1. ENOCH JOHNSON STALEY b: 2 FEB 1809 in WILKES COUNTY, NC. 2. MARY ANN STALEY b: 1811 in NORTH CAROLINA 3. JESSE FIELDING STALEY b: 1814 in WILKES COUNTY, NC. 4. LUCINDA STA...

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Elizabeth Wright (deceased)

1842 - 23 July.  From the will of William Cargile of Wilkes, NC.Two negro boys, WILLIAM and ALBERT, bequeathed to his daughter Elizabeth and her heirs.   CARGILE FAMILY OF WILKES C...

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Lewis Cargile (c.1779 - 1873)

A group of pioneers from Wilkes County, North Carolina came to the Stevenson area of Jackson County, Alabama  in the early 1800s. Many families in the Stevenson area are descendants. No...

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Joel Cargile (deceased)

1842 - 23 July.  From the will of William Cargile of Wilkes, NC. A negro girl, EMILY, bequeathed to his son Joel Cargile, along with the home tract of land containing 130 acres lying in Wilkes C...

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Mary "Polly" Wood (1785 - 1860)

1842 - 23 July.  From the will of William Cargile of Wilkes, NC.A negro girl, MARY, bequeathed to his daughter Polly and her children.   CARGILE FAMILY OF WILKES COUNTY, NC. 'Pol...

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David Witt, Sr. MP (1756 - 1818)

David Witt was a witness to the will of John Witt d.1782 of Amherst Co., VA - and so it has been assumed that John is the father of David. Rather weak, but there you are Links

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Jason Cargile (deceased)

1842 - 23 July.  From the will of William Cargile of Wilkes, NC. Two negro men, JACH and ELLICH, bequeathed to his sons Lewis and Jason Cargile, with the son keeping both slaves to pay th...

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William Liam Cargile MP (1763 - 1844)

Denied pension for Revolutionary War service. Was a volunteer horseman or ranger under Captain Joshua Lawson. Notes A son-in-law of William Cargile filed for the pension due the heirs of William ...

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John Fitzpatrick MP (c.1755 - 1815)

John Fitzpatrick signed the Albemarle Declaration of Independence in 1779. (he is not in DAR database, but his father - Thomas- and son William are). His descendents went to Coles Co. Ill. To assist ...

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Charles McCall, Sr MP (1732 - 1816)

Charles McCall was born in Pennsylvania, near the Virginia line. On 21 February 1772 Charles McCall received a land grant for 450 acres on Lynche's Creek on the southwest side of the PeeDee River, SC...

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David McCall (1758 - 1844)

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- following is excerpted from (Thanks, Pamela!) ------------------...

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Col. Joseph A. S. Acklen, Slaver MP (1816 - 1863)

For more pictures, go to the Media section. Joseph Alexander Smith Acklen was a lawyer, planter, and veteran of the Texas Revolution. He was the second husband of Adelicia Hayes Franklin, later Cheat...

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James Henry Howton, Sr. (1807 - 1865)

James Henry Howton, Sr. was born 17 August 1807 in Hopkins County, Kentucky and died 30 July 1865 in Hopkins County, Kentucky.  He is buried in the Irvin Howton Cemetery in Hopkins, Kentucky. ...

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Dr. John Carmichael Jenkins MP (1809 - 1855)

Dr. Jenkins and his wife Annis died in the 1855 yellow fever epidemic, leaving four orphaned children: Alice, Mary, John, and William. They are buried together under one monument in the family plot at ...

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Robert Francis Withers Allston, 67th Governor of South Carolina MP (1801 - 1864)

Robert Francis Withers Allston (April 21, 1801 – April 7, 1864) was the 67th Governor of South Carolina. He was born in All Saints Parish, South Carolina in 1801. He graduated from the Uni...

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John L. Manning, 65th Governor of South Carolina MP (1816 - 1889)

John Laurence Manning, (January 29, 1816 – October 24, 1889) was the 65th Governor of South Carolina from 1852 to 1854. In 1838, John L. Manning married Susan Frances Hampton (1816–...

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Dr. Stephen Duncan MP (1787 - 1867)

Dr. Stephen Duncan was a native of the Keystone state, born in Carlisle March 4, 1787, and was educated at Dickinson College, in his native city, from which he graduated in medicine in 1805. Three year...

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John C. Calhoun, 7th Vice President of the USA MP (1782 - 1850)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... John Caldwell Calhoun March 18, 1782 – March 31, 1850) was a leading politician and political theorist from South Carolina during the first half of the 19t...

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Jefferson Davis, President, CSA MP (1808 - 1889)

United States Senator from Mississippi and an American politician who served as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history, 1861 to 1865, during the American Civil War. A W...

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Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States MP (1822 - 1885)

Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877) as well as military commander during the Civil War and ...

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Christopher Helme MP (1600 - 1650)

[edit] Biography Helme was baptized on 24 Jul 1603 in Long Sutton, Lincolnshire, England, the son of William Elme and Grisill Spratt. He arrived in Boston in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in July 1637...

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Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the USA MP (1767 - 1845)

1. ANDREW JACKSON, JR., b. 15 Mar. 1767, Waxhaws, South Carolina—d. 8 Jun. 1845, Nashville, Davidson Co. Tennessee; m. Aug. 1791, Natchez, Mississippi (re-m. 17 Jan. 1794, Nashville), to Rachel ...

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