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SURNAME: Terry, Carter
DATE: 23 November 2005
looking for any information on Nancy Terry and Landon S. Carter.
Nancy M. Terry Born: August 4, 1781 married Landon Samuel Carter born
abt 1787 on or abt. 1805 Nancy's father was OBEDIAH TERRY from Fluvanna
County, Virginia he died in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. They
eventually moved to Kentucky. They had a son names Lewis before leaving
VA. Obediah Terry was married to Sarah Day Unknown birthday , she died
March 6, 1826
DATE: 2 November 2005
John Walker lived in Fluvanna Co. between 1800 and 1872.
He married Nancy Flanagan, daughter of Ambrose Flanagan. John Walker
had a son John A. Walker who married (1) Christiana Parish; (2) Lucy
Flanagan. The family lived near Keswick. A family cemetery is in the
area. John Walker's father was William Walker. Both William Walker and
Ambrose Flanagan were from Louisa County (Fredericksburg Parish).
DATE: 29 October 2005
Burgess left a will in Bedford County, Virginia in 1778. He
mentions two sons living in Fluvanna County. Edward Burgess and William
Burgess. I am interested in contacting descendants. Please visit my
information at www.surnames.com Click on Published Gedcoms - Search for
DATE: 26 October 2005
I am searching for Eliza Davis born about 1824 in
Fluvanna County. Eliza married Berry Thompson Sr. of Staunton, VA.
I find her on the Staunton census in 1850 & 1860 & 1870. I am
trying to locate Eliza's parents names or any info about Eliza before
DATE: 21 October 2005
I'm looking for any information on the Baskett Family born and raised in
Fluvanna County, Virginia then moved in or around Tennessee.
DATE: 26 September 2005
I am seeking information on Vincent Hill of Fork Union, Fluvanna County,
VA. Because he was born in 1832 (or thereabout) my family thinks
he may have been a slave. He was married twice (well as far as marriage
went with slaves) to Mammie "Nannie" Hill (who was half white) and
Elvira Ann Coleman-Hill. Between the the two wives, he had 15 children
of whom I have the names. Any information on this man or his family
would be much appreciated. By the way some of his daughters married into
the Scott and James family of Fluvanna County.
DATE: 17 September 2005
QUERY: My 3rd great-grandfather, John Ford Sr. was married in
Fluvanna County Va. in 1785 to Elizabeth England and according to his
Rev. pension papers, he was born in 1762 in Albermarle County Va.
I am trying to find anything via the net to research him and find out
his parents names. Quite a few years ago whenever I first began my
research on this John Ford Sr., I was given the information that his
father's name is JOHN T. FORD, however I've never found anything to
substantiate this. This John T. Ford was born in 1733 according to
the informant and no wife's name.
My John Ford leaves Fluvanna County with his wife and children
sometime between 1801/02 for E. Tn. He lead a wagon train of settlers
from Virginia and the Carolinas to Grassy Cove TN. and dies there in
1844. He and his wife are buried in the Grassy Cove Methodist Church.
Would love to share all the info I have on this man and his wife.
Supposedly his brother's name is Reuben Ford and he may have had a
sister named Elizabeth (and she possibly married a Narramore). He also
had a son named Reuben William Ford, and this is my direct line. His
other son's name is (Dr.) John Ford Jr.
Davis, Hughes, Robinson
DATE: 11 September 2005
I am trying find the ancestors of Levi G. Davis, born approx. 1806-1808
in Fluvanna Co., died ?. He was married to Frances A. Hughes, born
between 1816-1818. One of their children was Ann Elizabeth (Betsy A.)
Davis, born about 1837 in VA. She was married to William David Robinson,
born about 1830 in VA. He often went by David. I do not have their
marriage info or any info about their parents.
DATE: 8 August 2005
QUERY: Searching for a tie to Jesse Wood,
lived in Fluvanna in 1840, age 86. Am hoping records
would link to family in Amherst County.
Think he might have migrated from
Amherst. Prior to 1766, there were Henry Wood and Val Wood of
Goochland - who went to Amherst. Jesse is listed as serving in Rev
War from Amherst. The pension list for Rev. Military Service states
that a Jesse Wood lived in Fluvanna.
I am hoping family ties, in
Fluvanna, brought him back and there might be a will or death record.
Bishop, Rodes, Rhodes
DATE: 27 July 2005
I am looking for marriage info on Robert Bishop and Nancy
Rodes, married in 1812. Would also like to know parents of either.
Jones, Bostons, Hadens, Anderson, Champion, Oppenhiemer
DATE: 26 July 2005
Trying to sort out William Epperson Jones,
he was born and raised in Palmyra, his place was adjacent Rueben Bostons
and Richard D Hadens, married Martha M Anderson Daughter of Benjamin
Anderson and Elizabeth Champion. One of William E Jones Daughters, Sarah
W., married Abram Oppenheimer, would like to hear from descendents of
any of these families.
DATE: 19 July 2005
looking for the information that is on a certain Fluvanna County
Virginia Marriage Record. The names are: John KIDD married Lucy
SEAY, 1 Feb 1825.
I am seeking information that may be possibly on that record. Like the
Father of the bride, bondsman, surety, or who they were married by.
Any help will be appreciated.
Shepherd, Hughes, Smith
DATE: 16 June 2005
I am looking for information on ancestors that lived in
the Fluvanna area prior to 1900. Rebecca Shepherd married into the
Hughes family. She was my great great grandmother. Her daughter,
Margarette Hughes, married Rev. Frank E. Smith and moved into Fayette
County, WV. I am told that they were African American and Native
American (Shepherd or Hughes).
DATE: 4 June 2005
QUERY: MY SEARCH FOR INFO ON MY
GREATGRANDPARENTS TOLIVER AND VIRGINIA DAVIS HAS LED ME FROM MO. TO THE
TOWN OF COLUMBIA VA. IT IS MY UNDERSTANDING THAT THERE IS A TOLIVER AND
VIRGINIA DAVIS INDEXED IN THE DEED BOOKS IN 1833 AND 1834.CAN ANYONE
TELL ME IF THOSE RECORDS FOR THAT TIME CONTAIN USEFUL INFO. AND IF SO
THE BEST WAY TO OBTAIN THE RECORDS.? THE INDEX SHOWS DB10 P431,345 AND
DATE: 24 May 2005
I am looking for ancestors or any information on Levi G.
Davis, born 1805 and married to Frances A. Hughes, born 1816. They show
up in the 1850 Fluvanna County census, listing Levi as a cabinet maker.
They had children John H., Betsy A., Benjamin, William Lewis, Joseph,
Charles, & Thomas. William Lewis was my Great-Grandfather.
DATE: 21 May 2005
QUERY: I am looking
for info on the Dinkel family. They are listed in the 1850 census as
living in Fluvanna County. Names are as Follows: William Dinkel and Mary
Haislip, Thompson, Gillespie
DATE: 23 May 2005
I found a deed that lists property as the "old Jimmy
Hughes" place. The land is near Antioch, adj lands late William Haislip,
Reuben Thomas, Nancy Price. Has anyone ever heard of this property?? I
am trying to find out where it is located.
DATE: 21 April 2005
Looking for any children of William James Thompson &
Bessie Haislip. Have lost touch with this side of the family and would
love to reconnect. I descend from Willie's brother Grover Thompson.
Known children were: Annie, Mary J, Gertrude, Agnes, John G, Fannie,
Maggie, Joseph, Sam, Catherine, & Charles
DATE: 17 April 2005
I am searching for information on the Cokers of Fluvanna
county: Charles Sr., Charles, William, Leonard. Also, I found a site
giving the nationalities of most of the original settlers from Europe,
but have lost it. I think it said most were of Scotch-Irish or German
nationality. Can anyone help me on this?
DATE: 25 February 2005
I am looking for
information on: Benjamin Ship died in Fluvanna County ca 1814 when
an administrator's bond was issued. His inventory was recorded in 1815
in WB 2, p. 174. An Albert T. Shipp died testate in Fluvanna in 1863 (WB
Ship, Shipp, Hire,Hyer,Heier
DATE: 15 February 2005
I'm trying to find
about BENJAMIN SHiPP and his wife. He was born in VA the son of UNKNOWN
PARENTS. He married about 1829, PEGGY HIRE/HYER/HEIER. She was born in
VA, the daughter of UNKNOWN PARENTS.
Notes: It is quite
probably Benjamin Shipp died abt 1840 and the Margaret Shipp listed
below in the 1840 census of Fluvanna County, VA is indeed our Margaret
“Peggy” (Hire) Shipp.
Name: Shipp, Margaret
Home in 1840: Unknown Townships, Fluvanna, VA County: Fluvanna State:
Virginia Year: 1840 Roll: M704_558 Page: 262 Image: 240
[Review of the digital
1 under 5
1 5 - 10
1 under 5
1 5 -10
1 20 -30
Analysis - ages of
oldest female and children's ages would support a marriage of no more
than 11 years, ca 1829. Comparison of the ages of the two younger
females would work with the Margaret Shipp on the 1850 Fluvanna Census.
The males would also work, with the one of correct age at home, and
Benjamin also matching in age, who was then in Ohio. Of course this is
not proof but is important in that with these names from the 1850
census, they should be followed.
Child of BENJAMIN
SHiPP and PEGGY HIRE/HYER/HEIER is: BENJAMIN FRANKLIN2 SHIPP/SHEPP, b.
June 08, 1834, Fluvanna Co., VA; d. April 18, 1923, Muncie, Delaware
DATE: 6 February 2005
Searching for a burial place in Fluvanna County for Martin V.B. Hawkins
who died in the Confederate Soldiers Home in Richmond on July 14, 1912
and was returned to Palmyra for burial.
DATE: 4 January 2005
QUERY: My 3rd
great-grandfather JOHN FORD SR. was born in Albermarle County VA. in
Dec. 1762 (taken from his father's Bible) and he married ELIZABETH
ENGLAND in 1785. On his Rev. Pension from VA. it states he lived in
Fluvanna County for 16 years plus after the war before moving to E.TN.
Since my 2nd
great-grandfather is his son, I have an obituary on one of this greats
sons, one ROBINSON/ROBERSON FORD, b. in 1835 and dying in 1914 and it
states that the family came from Richmond. Since Richmond is somewhat
further East of Fluvanna, my thinking is they were listing him as being
from Richmond since it was a larger city than say, Charlottesville or
Palmyra when Robinson was born in 1835. Any suggestions on this "little
discrepancy" as to where the family is from?