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Linda I am beginning family history research (as of about 6 months ago) for the JOLLIFFE family. I know there were some in the Millwood area of
Clarke County as well as the Amisville, Rixeyville and Winchester areas.
Does Clarke County have copies of the 1880 or 1890 census records for
its county?What about birth, marriage and death certificates - does
Clarke County have records and where would I go for this information. I
live in Round Hill in Loudoun County so I can come over to look up
Mary Renner Looking for info. on Sally O'REAR b. ca 1876 probably at Winchester, VA. Her parents were Addison O'REAR and Lorena/Lurena HODGSON. She married John WHITE and lived at Swimley, Clarke Co. in 1904.
Harry J. Littleton I am interested in the LITTLETON family. Nathaniel Littleton was one of the first settlers of Accomack Co. Also Southy Littleton had an estate there about 1700. John Littleton is on the tax records in the early 1700's. Either this John Littleton, or his son John, bought land in Fairfax Co.in 1745. This part of Fairfax Co. became Loudoun Co. In 1746, John Littleton died ( will in this county ) leaving a wife Sarah, and sons Charles and Solomon. Charles Littleton , with sons Charles Jr. and Mark, later moved to Newberry Co., SC via Frederick Co. Does anyone have info to tie this all together? Thanks very much.
Sarah ANDERSON BOYLE I am interested in corresponding with anyone researching the family of Phoebe and Bartholomew ANDERSON. They received a land grant from Lord Fairfax in 1751 at Marvin Chapel in what is today Clarke County. They had the following children: Abraham, John, Ann (who m: J. Daniel JOHNSON), Rachel, Hannah, Catherine, Joseph Edward (b: 27 Feb 1746, d: 23 Jan 1825 in Marvin Chapel), Cornelieus (b: 1749, m: Nancy _____, and may have moved to OH ca 1815), Daniel b: Apr 1753.
Wendy White I am researching the GIBSON family, a large Quaker family that lived in the Loudoun, Clarke, Culpeper, Fauquier, Frederick counties area. I would especially like to find the parents of three sisters: Rosetta GIBSON who married Alfred JONES; Rosella GIBSON who married Manley Washington RUSK; and Rosanna GIBSON who married John STATES. Their father must have died before 1830, as Rosella's guardian is listed as her brother-in-law, Alfred JONES on her marriage to Manley RUSK. It is possible that they were related to the family of Alpheus GIBSON, son of Moses GIBSON and Betsy Withers WINN, as each of these sisters had daughters named Alcinda, the name of Alpheus GIBSON's sister. I would also like to know why each of their names starts with "Rose". Any info on this family would be appreciated.
Sarah ANDERSON BOYLE Looking for info on Bartholomew ANDERSON who received a land grant of 1200 acres in 1751 from Lord Fairfax at Marvin Chapel, just outside Berryville.
Shelly Brownfield In the Kerns book on Historical Records of Old Fredricks and Hampshire Counties he has a listing for a Rev. Christian Streit and family with a note about an article from the Advocate, it also states the Rev. was the "first American born Lutheran minister". My question is, Did his parish records survive and if so where would I look for them? My husbands ancestors were married in 1793 by this man and Elizabeth Fisher Thomas Brownfield's wife, was 'dismissed from the Hopewell Meeting House because she was married by this hirling minister'. Next question, were only women 'dismissed' or were both husband and wives 'dismissed' if they were both Quakers? Thanks for any information you might have. Shelly Brownfield Boise ID
Mary McMillan Benjamin Peyton Ashby, Born 30 April 1810 in Clarke County, VA, married Mary Ann Keller, born 5 July 1824, in Clarke county, In Winchester on 29 January 1840. Mary Ann's parents Jacob Keller and Catherine Groves. By 1844 Benjamin and Mary Ann had moved to St. Charles County, Missouri. By 1850, Jacob Keller and Catherine Groves had moved there also. I am trying to identify and locate parents of Benjamin Peyton Ashby. Some family traditions say the name was Dayton, others Peyton. Mother was supposedly Elsie Corder Brown? One family tradition has Peyton (Dayton) Ashby the son of James Ashby. I would like to hear from anyone working on the Ashby family lines in clarke County. Benjamin Peyton was a Methodist. Thank you.
Maxine Hobbs Is Clark Co. part of the Fairfax grants? I have a LUKE HOLDER who supposedly received a lease deed from Fairfax for 100 acres someplace in Frederick Co. Deed mentions LUKE HOLDER and sons JOHN HOLDER AND FRANCIS HOLDER filed in Frederick Co.? John Holder went on to KY with Daniel Boone. Some accounts say this Capt. John Holder was born in Clark Co. ca. 1744. I think this may be wrong. Find Luke, John and Francis in the tithables of Loudon Co. 1770, the year of the deed from Fairfax which identifies them as being from Frederick. Capt. John Holder gained some fame in KY - was one of the rescuers of Jemima Boone and the two Henderson girls from Indians. He later married one of them - Fanny Callaway. Am also looking for a WILLIAM AND ELIZABETH HOLDER ca. 1782 in same area... supposed kin of the above Holders. If there is any connection of John Holder to Clark Co. as some report, would be most interested. Will share info. Thank you for your help.
Lester Mason I'am looking for information on the Boldens, I would be greatful for any help.
Marjorie Morrison Kiger and I would like to register the following surnames on your Clarke Co. site: Morrison (from Berryville) Crow (from Berryville) Wisecarver (from Berryville) Howard (from Berryville) My paternal great grandfather was Reginald Graham Morrison (had sisters - Brenda DeVere Morrison and Mary Morrison; had brother Howard). Reginald Graham married Bessie Lee Crow. Bessie Lee had sisters Marie and Fannie who ran the family home "Crow's Nest" (in Berryville) as a boarding home. Howard Morrison married and had five children - another Reginald Graham Morrison, Daniel DeVere Morrison, Nicholas Morrison (married Virginia Wisecarver), Edith Howard Morrison, and Kathleen Morrison. Thank you.
Nancy Baker Searching for descendants of John and Laura Ellen Douglass Reed (Reid) that are listed in 1850 census of Clarke Co. They were married in Frederick Co., 26 dec 1837. Any info appreciated. Nancy Baker, P.O. Box 58, Shoals, IN 47581
Marla Dickel Trying to get information on Alfred Newton Pierce born 4-10-1833 in Clarke County. He died 9-20-1897. He is buried in Stone Chapel Cemetary in Clarke Co. I believe his father was Paul and his mothers name was Margaret Clevenger. Anyone having any information about this family please contact me. Thank you
Lee Tyson Issac Tyson III married Frances Thornton (10/4/1854) and James L. Tyson married Fannie Williams( 6/12/1867) in Clarke County, VA per Marriage Abstract in VA State Archives. Looking for probable connection to Joseph Tyson, listed in 1850 Census as Culpeper County resident. Also interestedi in identifying parents, children, and sibllings of Issac, III and James. L (see above). Any assistance would be appreciated.
Sarah Anderson Boyle Looking for info on Bartholomew ANDERSON who received a land grant of 1200 acres in 1751 from Lord Fairfax at Marvin Chapel, just outside Berryville.
Jack R. Louthan Jack R. Louthan seeks info on John Kerfoot LOUTHAN (b. 9 Jun 1829 in Clarke Co., VA, d. 23 Jan 1900 in Clarke Co., VA) and his 1st wife, Lucy Ann CARTER. Both are buried in the Berryville Baptist Church Cemetery, Berryville, Clarke Co., Va. Appreciate all efforts in my research. Thanks.
Marj Morrison Kiger Just starting on researching family tree. My grandfather was Reginald Cleaves Morrison (b. 12/1900 d.8/1989 Baltimore, MD) Son of Reginald Graham Morrison and Bessie Lee Crow (d. circa 1961). Bessie Lee was daughter of Thomas Crow and had a brother Thomas and sister Marie (all of Berryville). The family estate was "Crow's Nest" located not far from the Battletown Inn. ( I had many lunches at the in as a child.) Many relatives (Crows and Morrisons) are buried in the old church cemetary, this includes a great something grandmother who changed the Morrison name from Morison. Some aunts Fannie Crow and ? ran Crow's Nest as a boarding house for some time in the late 1800's to 1900's. I believe Reginald Graham had a brother Harold Morrison also from the area. I have not been able to return to Berryville since my grandmother's death (Edith Flora Waldron Morrison) who is buried in a cemetary outside of town. I hope to come down some time soon; however, would appreciate any info anyone can provide as the Crows and Morrisons were prominent in the town. I have not been able to contact a cousin? that works at the Bank of Clarke County - another Reginald Graham I believe who had sons named Graham and Bill and a daughter. I apologize if this is too broad; but hope someome can help me. Thanks!
Barbara Palosky BAYLES, LITTLETON - Thomas BAYLES m. Jane LITTLETON had 6 children, Linnie, Richard, Mary Betty, James Cleveland, Octavious Thomas and Robert Baker. Children born and raised in Clarke County. Need information on parents. Chrildren born between 1880 & 1902. Where were parents born, died, buried?
Everett Locke DAY, DUNN, LOCKE - Looking for the parents of Samuel Day, born ca. 1764, married Isabel Dunn on 15 December 1789 in Frederick County, Va. His father may have been Joseph Day who purchased land from Daniel Dillon on Opeckon (now the boundary line between Frederick and Clarke counties) and Back Creek 27 November 1782. Joseph Day sold land to Richard Ridgeway 2 September 1788 in Frederick County. Samuel Day's daughter Sarah married George Locke Jr. ca. 1810.
Lester Mason HAWKINS, PRICE - Looking for the Parents of Ephriam Hawkins, B. August 30, 1789,born in Uniontown, Pa., Married Elizabeth Price, unknown marriage date, possibily in Fredrick County, Va. There six children. some of his great grand children lived in Clarke Co.