Note by Phyllis Brown: George Franklin Ritchey was a brother to Charles Ritchey, great-great-grandfather to my husband, Ritchey Brown. From Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois, Volume II, Schuyler County: Francis P. Ritchey The influx of settlers into Schuyler County in 1831 included George F. Ritchey, a man with a […]
Catherine “Kitty” Carrico and Robert Parsons were married 175 years ago – August 31, 1836 – in Bullitt County, Kentucky. Catherine was the daughter of James H. Carrico and Elizabeth Troutman, both born in Maryland. Robert and Catherine had one son, James Parsons.
Loudoun County, Virginia, Will Book B pp. 49-50 I Benjamin Pool of the County of Loudoun in the colony of Virginia, farmer, being weak in body but of sound mind and memory thanks be given to Almighty God for the same, but calling to mind the mortality of […]
Mary E. Raymond and Thomas Carrico were married 184 years ago – August 30, 1827, in Massachusetts. Thomas was the son of Thomas Carrico and Deborah Wallis. Mary and Thomas had three children: Mary Proctor, Thomas Wallis and Benjamin Raymond.
Prince William County, virginia, Deed Book E pp. 76-82 This indenture made the twenty-fifth and twenty-sixth day of August in the year of our Lord 1740 between Thomas Owsley of Prince William County, Virginia, Gentleman, of one part, and Valentine Peyton, of ye same county, Gentleman, of other […]
Emily Jane Hodges was born 203 years ago – August 29, 1808 – in Virginia, the daughter of Samuel Hodges and Martha Shirley, who married November 17, 1807, in Albemarle County, Virginia. Emily married Samuel White.
Carrico Siblings This photo was taken in January 1938 in Youngstown, Illinois. These are five of ten brothers and sisters, children of Joseph Benedict Napoleon Carrico and Melvina Ann Smith. Left to right in the picture are Helen Nora (Nell) Carrico – she was single at this time […]
Elizabeth Foster and Alexander Carrico were married 241 years ago – August 28, 1770 – in Beverly, Massachusetts. Alexander was the son of Peter Carrico, Jr., and Elizabeth, his wife. Elizabeth and Alexander had four children: Jane, Benjamin, Thomas and Joseph.
Note by Phyllis Brown: As I have mentioned before, Hugh Linton and my great-grandmother, Frances Barber Linton Montgomery, were cousins – they were both descended from sons of Captain John Linton who moved from Loudoun County, Virginia, to Washington County, Kentucky, in 1818. Their friendship survived many years, […]
Margaret Powell Bristow died 178 years ago – August 27, 1833 – in Shelby County, Kentucky. Margaret married William Bristow about 1767 in Prince William County, Virginia. Margaret was the daughter of William Powell and Eleanor Peyton.