Posted Queries for May 1998

BLACKSTONE, STRINGER posted by Maxine Gibson on Friday, May 1, 1998
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    Searching for Edward Stringer who m. first Francis (Blackstone) ? In Louisa Co. early 1700's. Later moved to Caswell Co., SC. Any Stringer correspondence welcome.
  • FORSTH, MCDANIEL, MCDONAL, MCDONIEL, WHITLOCK posted by Billy McDoniel on Friday, May 1, 1998
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    William Chapman MCDONIEL, son of Charles MCDONIEL and Margarete FORSTH, married Mary (Polly) WHITLOCK, October 14, 1805, Louisa County, Va. The family is believed to have come from the Angus District of Scotland about 1790. William Chapman moved between Virginia, South Carolina and Franklin County, Tennessee. A daughter, Sarah MCDONIEL b. 1802, Louisa County, Va and a son Thomas Whitlock MCDONIEL B. 1828, Louisa County, Va were two of eleven children.
  • BIBB posted by Molly Pere on Thursday, May 7, 1998
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    Searching for descendants of Henry BIBB (b. 1784) of Louisa County. Would be interested in anyone connected to Henry as I am trying to find out to which Henry I belong!
  • GIBSON posted by Tim Kegley on Thursday, May 7, 1998
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    Gibson Family of Louisa County: George Gibson died 1798 in Louisa County, wifes name unknown. Had the following children: William, Gilbert, Lightfoot, Catharine, John F., Nathan, Ambrose, Patty, Salley and Betsy. Does anyone have any information on this family ? Trying to find the parents of George Gibson. Does he descend from Thomas Gibson who died 1734 in Hanover County ? I am willing to share any data I have.
  • CLAYBROOK, OVERTON, WALKER posted by Sue Harris on Thursday, May 7, 1998
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    CLAYBROOK, OVERTON. Seeking information about John CLAYBROOK b 1770 Hanover, and his wife Sally OVERTON, said to be d/o Capt. James OVERTON & Mary WALKER. John & Sally married 1798, Louisa Co. Was John's father William CLAYBROOK, who lived in Hanover 1776, when received warrants for service as patriot?
  • THOMPSON, WYATT posted by Mary Rosenwinkel on Wednesday, May 13, 1998
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    WYATT, THOMPSON -- Searching for the parents of Matthew THOMPSON, d. 1785, Louisa Co., m. before 1775, Sarah WYATT, b. c.1753, Caroline Co., VA. Their known children: Mary Elizabbeth Thompson b. c.1778 Sarah (Sally) Thompson b.c. 1780 John Thompson b. 3 Oct. 1783, Louisa Co. VA
  • WRIGHT posted by Ted Brooke on Wednesday, May 13, 1998
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    Searching for more information, parents, wife's name & marriage record on WILLIAM WRIGHT, who lived in Louisa Co, VA, abt 1762,when, according to RW pension application, his son John WRIGHT was born there. William WRIGHT family moved to Granville Co, NC, prior to Am Rev, then to York Co, SC, abt 1790, where William Wright died in 1813, per will. Have family group sheet I can exchange; will answer all inquiries/responses.
  • FREEMAN, PEERS posted by Lynn on Monday, May 25, 1998
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    I am looking for the parents of Elizabeth FREEMAN. My information has her born in Louisa Co. on 10/10/1778. She married William PEERS on 5/24/1799, in that county. They had 10 children, some of which were born in Louisa Co. Any info on any of these people would be appreciated. They moved to Kentucky. At least two other Freemans were also in Kentucky in 1833. Robert and Thomas FREEMAN were witnesses on a document for Elizabeth. How they are related is the question. We believe that Thomas FREEMAN, was the father of Elizabeth and that the two others are brothers, one being Thomas. Jr.
  • LETCHWORTH posted by Jenny Garner on Monday, May 25, 1998
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    LETCHWORTH - - - Searching for info on Joseph Letchworth listed on the 1774-1780 Trinity Parish, Louisa Co., VA Tax Lists. Listed on the 1774-1782 Trinity Parish Tax Lists are also Benjamin and Thomas Letchworth. Benjamin and Thomas are 16 or older in the 1774 lists. Any info on this family would be greatly appreciated. THANKS!
  • CLOUGH, OVERTON, WHITWORTH posted by Alan Mussell on Monday, May 25, 1998
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    I am searching for information on John Overton, born 1735 (or 1731) in Hanover Co., Captain of the Second Virginia Regiment in the Rev. War., died in 1790 in Louisa Co., married to Ann Booker Clough (no info). Also, concerning his son George Overton (b.1767), married to Mary Whitworth.
  • NETHERLAND posted by Karen Warren on Monday, May 25, 1998
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    Interested in information on the NETHERLAND House in Louisa Co. Library of VA said it was standing before he Civil War. Does anyone have any information concerning the NETHERLAND family in Louisa Co? Any help will be greatly appreciated. Karen in CA
  • ARMISTEAD, GORSUCH, POINDEXTER, SLAUGHTER, WHITE posted by Bill Dunn on Monday, May 25, 1998
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    My Poindexter line is - (1) John P., b. c1703 in New Kent Co, d 1753 in Louisa Co, m c1727 to Christian Gorsuch, b c1703 in King William Co and d 1779 in Louisa Co; (2) John P., Jr, b. c1732 in Louisa Co, m to Sarah White; (3) Mary P., m to Charles Slaughter, b 1762 in Culpeper Co and d bf 1814 in Campbell Co; (4) Dr. John Poindexter Slaughter, b 1784 and d 1737 in Campbell Co, and m. in 1805 to Martha Armistead of Charlotte Co. Any further info on this group will be appreciated.
  • TATE posted by Melissa Pearl Tate on Thursday, May 28, 1998
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    TATE: searching for Delaware Tate (2 men) one born 4/4/1888 and the other born 9/17/1935.
  • FORTUNE, GIBSON, SMITH posted by Mary Nell Turner on Friday, May 29, 1998
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    Searching for parents of CHISHOLM FORTUNE who married Barbara GIBSON, daughter of Thornton Gibson and when she died another Gibson. By the first marriage Livinia Fortune was born and she married ALFRED SMITH, son of David Smith, about 1830. He died 1820. They lived briefly in TN and then moved to Ralls County Missouri where the died. Their daughter Lavinia, my great grandmother. married George W. Waters Jr. and died in Los Angeles, CA.
  • COLE, CROWSHAW, GOOCH, WEST posted by Mary Rosenwinkel on Sunday, May 31, 1998
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    WEST- Unity WEST b. 1728, King Wm. Co. VA, d. 1794, Louisa Co., m. 1745, VA Rowland GOOCH b, 1725 King Wm. Co, d. 1794, Louisa Co. VA. Who were Unity West's parents? One source has her as the dau. of John W. and Unity CROWSHAW. Another has her as the dau. of Thomas West and Mary COLE

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