Botetourt Co QueryPage (January 1998)

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January 29, 1998 from vetpart@telalink.net (W. O. Greene)
DAIMWOOD, FRANKS -
I am searching for any information on Jacob Daimwood or his son Jacob Daimwood II. He settled in Maury County, Tennessee about 1800. Jacob's wife is listed as Margaret and Jacob II' s wife was Elizabeth Franks. Jacob is said to have lived for some time in Botetourt County, Virginia. Any information on this family would be appreciated. Sincerely,

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January 29, 1998 from 2jv@bellsouth.net (Lester Mason)
MASON -
I'm looking for information on one of the sons of Martin & Mary Mason that was born in Botetourt Co., Va. in the late 1700's, I would like to know the middle name of Jonathan Mason. Thanks for any help in advance.

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January 25, 1998 from darkwolf@usit.net (Karen Miles Mitchum)
BURGER, REDMAN, REDMOND -
I am seeking information on William REDMAN/REDMOND, born in Botetourt County in the late 1800s. He married (Rose?) Burger from Botetourt County and they lived in Villa Heights, in Roanoke Virginia. William died in 1925 but his wife continued to live there for many years after his death. He is buried in the Trinity Church Cemetery in Botetourt County. Thanks for any help or advice.

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January 25, 1998 from bluewren@frognet.net (Dale Maureen Stoll)
MOORE -
I am researching the Stephen MOORE family who lived in Botetourt County in the late 1700s and the early 1800s. Stephen Moore, my 4 great grandfather, died in 1811 and his family moved to Madison County, Ohio. Stephen Moore owned 170 acres in Botetourt County. I am interested in anything concerning this family. Thank you!

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January 24, 1998 from RCarr10132@aol.com ()
CARR -
Looking for info on a John Carr whom settled in the area of Botetourt that became Greenbrier/Monroe Co. He settled with children Nancy, Betsy, John, had son James in 1794.

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January 24, 1998 from J2ROBERTS@aol.com ()
DAVIS, FRAME -
FRAME, William, born abt. 1774 in Botetourt Co. died, 3-6-1838, Montgomery Co. IN. He wed Susannah DAVIS, born abt. 1785 in VA. (co unknown). I am trying to locate the parents and siblings of William FRAME, and any FRAMEs from the area. Thanks for any help offered. :)

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January 18, 1998 from Major_B@classic.msn.com ()
BLANTON, GUINN, GWYNN -
Seeking information regarding my 4th Great Grandfather William BLANTON that served in French & Indian War (& possibly the Revolution). In late 1700s he was married to a Christina GUINN (or GWYNN) while living in Greenbrier County. There is a passing reference to a William BLANTON having married a Hannah (surname unknown) in Augusta County between 1750-1780. There are references to Botetourt County in relation to my William. Any information regarding William would be greatly appreciated. Fellow researchers tell me they have four Williams that they have been trying to unsnarl for sometime.

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January 18, 1998 from BillW8759@aol.com ()
WATKINS, WILLISON, WILSON -
My gr gr gr gr grandfather John Watkins died in Botetourt County and his will was recorded October 1784. He named Joseph Watkins as one of his execs, the other two were his wife Elenor and James Wilson. Witnesses: John Bennett & John Willison. I have been unable to indenty Joseph Watkins. Would like to correspond with any of the desendants of the above named persons

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January 17, 1998 from gsmith@azalea.net ()
CALBREATH, GALBREATH -
Looking for additional information on Andrew Calbreath/Galbreath and Evan Calbreath/Galbreath who appear in the early records of Botetourt Co., VA. Also need info on Hugh Galbreath and Evan Calbreath/Gabreath. Will exchange info.

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January 17, 1998 from weberc_r@clark.net (Richard R. Weber)
DAY, SNODGRASS, STOVER -
I am looking for Stovers of Botetourt Co and their descendants. Brothers George Stover and William Stover moved from Franklin Co, PA to Botetourt Co about 1794. Some particular mysteries are the parents of Lewis R. Stover b.c.1815 m.1831 Harriet Snodgrass, and of Joseph Stover m.1823 Margaret Day. Richard R. Weber, Columbia, MD

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January 15, 1998 from Tm21new@aol.com (Tom Merritt)
BARGER, MERRITT -
Searching for information on John Merritt, born cir 1784, Bedford Co, Va. Married Sarah (?). Sarah born in Bedford Co, cir 1780. John died in Botetourt Co Sept 26, 1854. While their children have been stated as: William, Mary, Nancy, Daniel, George, John B., Richard and Thomas, I cannot confirm this with any certainty. Have been able to confirm one of their children, John Braxton Merritt. He was born in Bedford Co. Nov 26, 1818. He moved to Botetourt County, Va and married Christiana Jane Barger. Would like to correspond with others researching the Merritt name in Bedford, Botetourt and Alleghany Counties.
Tom Merritt
1007B W Brigantine Ave
Brigantine, N. J. 08203

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January 15, 1998 from lbaldwin.att@worldnet.att.net (Helen Baldwin)
BASSETT, BURTON -
I am searching for the marriage record of Robert Allen Burton and Elizabeth Bassett. They married about 1754, perhaps in Botetourt or Mecklenberg County. Any assistance would be very much appreciated. Thank you for your attention.

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January 13, 1998 from CARMENJESS@aol.com (Kathie Parker)
PARKER -
1920 Census Botetourt shows Callohill PARKER age 90, Kate PARKER age 36, dau, Dodson PARKER 16, grandson. Searching for spouses and other decendents of Callohill.

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January 12, 1998 from ronsrx@itexas.net ()
CHANEY -
Looking for any information on Hezekiah Chaney in Bot. Co. Va. prior to 1776. He lived (from 1776-1812) in Wythe Co. formed from Montgomery Co in 1790 formed from Bot. Co. Va.

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January 12, 1998 from GLENJA@aol.com (Jane Pate)
McKEACHEY, McKEECHY -
Looking for information on James McKeechy (McKeachey) whose will was proved Sept 1805, in Botetourt Co. Names wife Rebecca and son Andrew. We believe he also had daughter Sarah. Also researching MASON, CRAWFORD, ALEXANDER & TOSH families. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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January 10, 1998 from ssettle@citynet.net (Sharon Settle)
BESS, KING, NAPIER -
Searching for any information on Charles Woodley King. He married Rebecca Bess in Botetourt County in 1784 or 1787. They had at least three children, Unknown King, Elizabeth King and William Howes King. Charles W. married second: Nancy Ann Fox Napier, February 6, 1798 in Montgomery County, Virginia. Any information will be appreciated.

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January 5, 1998 from GLENJA@aol.com (Jane Pate)
TOSH -
Looking for information on William TOSH, will prov. Feb 1773, names brothers Jonathan & James & sister Jean or Jane. He also had brothers, Tasker (d. 1767, Augusta Co.) and Thomas (will prov. FEB 1778, Botetourt Co.). Who were their parents and what is their connection to the CRAWFORDS, MASONS and McKEACHEYS? Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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January 3, 1998 from lharter@hotmail.com (Lyn Harter)
SHEPHERD -
Looking for information on Dubartus Shepherd who lived in Jennings Creek in Botetout Co., VA in the late 1700's and early 1800's. Would like to know any information about his ancestors or his descendants. Thank you.

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