Botetourt Co QueryPage (July 1998)

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July 28, 1998 from waymon@Dekalb.Net (Melba)
DENNIS, HARRISON -
I am looking for information on John HARRISON, Sr., born bet.1697 and 1710 and died in Botetourt Co. in 1786. He was the grandfather of Thomas Harrison, born 1740 in Botetourt Co., who married Hannah Dennis born 1760, and died 1830. Would also like information on Hannah Dennis' family. Thanks in advance.

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July 28, 1998 from Cel28@aol.com (Clarence Lee)
DENNIS, ROCK -
A Sarah Rock daughter of Thomas married an Edwin Dennis, son of Richard, 1846 Botetourt Co. Would like to exchange info on these families.

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July 27, 1998 from vsummers@NRAO.EDU (Vincent E. Summers)
CARPER, McCARTNEY -
Charles E. CARPER, was said to have been born in 1849 in Craig Co., VA. Since that county was not formed until March 21, 1851, it must have been in Botetourt County he was born. Here is a little more information: Marriage Record, Craig Co., VA, Charles E. Carper (21), farmer, born & residing in Craig Co., VA*, (son of Allen and Mary M.) married: Elizabeth Ann McCartney (21), born in Botetourt and residing in Craig Co., (daughter of Andrew and Mary C.) Lic: 31 Oct 1870 Md: 3 Nov 1870 at residence of bride's father by Gibson Mauzey Can you tell me more about him, his parents, etc.? Thanks, Vincent E. Summers

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July 25, 1998 from moosie@flash.net (Jerry Forman)
Looking for ancestors of Jermiah Hackett born 1774, Botetout, County. Son of Thomas Hackett born 1727 Jamestown, VA.

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July 25, 1998 from moosie@flash.net (Jerry Forman)
HACKETT, KIRKPATRICK -
Looking for ancestors of (Mary) Jane KIRKPATRICK born 1781, Rockbridge County, who married Jeremiah Hackett of Fincastle in 1798.

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July 24, 1998 from topasna@erols.com (Irma Jean)
ANDERSON -
I'm looking for information on Robert Joel Anderson b; 1860 and died at Haymakers Town in 1938. Buried by Raders Funeral Home. I have a copy of the funeral registry entry but need to contact someone who knew him) or about him) for further info such as wife, etc. Any info much appreciated.

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July 23, 1998 from doclin@swbell.net (Linda C.)
GLADIN, HORTON -
Looking for any information on Jarred GLADIN who married Mary HORTON in Botetourt County abt 1781. He later went to Ohio and died in Missouri. Many thanks for any help!

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July 21, 1998 from lmay@iquest.net (Linda May)
MAY -
Looking for information on Smith May (? - 1849ca) and Stephen May (1783-1837) All born in Botetourt.

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July 19, 1998 from Bryantmoll@aol.com (Molly Bryant)
BRYANT, O'BRYANT -
I have a ggggrandfather Holcomb O'BRYANT b. 1785 in Washington County (formerly Fincastle and Botetourt and Augusta) looking for his parents...possibly Riley O'Bryant, John O'Bryant? Any O'Bryants or Bryants listed. Thanks for your time. Sincerely,

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July 16, 1998 from pacshc@ce.net ()
BIGGS, HACKETT, HUGHES -
BIGGS, Elizabeth.... married John HACKETT on 13 May 1806 in Botetourt. Does anyone know who their children were???? I am searching for a Delilah HACKETT who married 1833 in Giles to a John HUGHES. The records says Delilah's father was John of Botetourt.

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July 13, 1998 from jledsome@bright.net (Sharon Ledsome)
SUMMERFIELD -
I am looking for information on Richard SUMMERFIELD before 1772. Richard was listed on a Botetourt Cty. tax record in 1772. I would appreciate any information on him. Thanks!

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July 13, 1998 from darkwolf@usit.net (Karen Miles-Mitchum)
BERGER, BURGER, HUFF -
I'm seeking information on Samuel and Nancy BURGER / BERGER who were living in Botetourt County in 1850. Some of their children were: David, Martin, Abram, Hannah, Mary, and Charles. Nancy's maiden name may have been "HUFF". Thanks for any help.

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July 13, 1998 from luster@gmi.net (Thomas McCay Luster)
LUSTER -
I am trying to find the parents of Miles Luster born abt 1800 near Fincastle, VA. He is listed in the us census MS, Claiborne County 1830. He states he was born in VA. Some family records say near Fincastle, VA which should be Botetourt county, VA. He would be my G,G,G, grandfather. Thanks for any help.
Thomas McCay Luster
226 Luster Lane
Clarksdale, MS 38614
phone 601 624 2204

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July 9, 1998 from madamx@trellis.net (Jeannie Watts)
JORDAN, McFALL, McGLAUGHLIN, McLAUGHLIN, McNEIL, MURPHY -
Looking for info on the McNEIL family of Botetourt. Hugh McNEIL died c1796 in Botetourt. His will mentions wife Martha and children, Lydia md. Thomas JORDAN, Eliz. md. John McFALL, John, Mary md. a McGlaughlin or McLaughlin, Martha md. Robert MURPHY, Sarah, Duke, and Margaret. If you have any information on this family, please contact me. Thanks,

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July 7, 1998 from kirkmans@fiu.edu (Sue Nell Kirkman)
BELL, CROFT -
Because Rockbridge Co.was formed from this county, I thought perhaps my BELL family might start here. In 1787, John BELL and ? CROFT were married in Rockbridge Co. Might they have been born in Botetourt County? Any assistance would be helpful.

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July 7, 1998 from vsummers@NRAO.EDU (Vince)
CALDWELL, RUBLE -
I would like any info on the household (including kids and dates, etc.) for Eliza Jane (Ruble) CALDWELL, b May 13, 1851, married to George Washington CALDWELL, dates unknown. It is known that they moved to Botetourt County (I believe they were buried there), and believed to have been there during 1880. Thanks,

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July 7, 1998 from dcmyp@erols.com (Maggie Phillips)
ANDERSON, BESS, CALDWELL, SHAWVER -
My gr gr gr gr grandfather, Joseph John ANDERSON m. Sarah BESS in Botetourt on 6 Feb 1780. He fought in the Revolutionary War. Their daughter, Fanny ANDERSON b. in Montgomery County, VA; m. William F. CALDWELL on 30 March 1813 (she was his second wife) in Botetourt County, VA; they had six children. Fanny m. (2) Samuel M. SHAWVER on 5 Aug 1852 in Botetourt. Do you have any ancestry or vitals for Joseph John ANDERSON and Sarah BESS? Would love to share information. Regards, Maggie Phillips, Fairfax, VA

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July 4, 1998 from Deb1197@aol.com ()
BROOK, BROOKS -
I am seeking information on my g-g-g-g grandfather, Jarvis BROOK/ BROOKS, who enlisted into the Revolutionary War in Botetourt County, Virginia in 1782. Jarvis BROOK/ BROOKS paid taxes in 1784 in Botetourt County, and then in 1785 had moved to Wilkes County, Georgia. This is all I can find on him.

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