While researching in Prince William County, Virginia, ten years ago, Ritchey and I found Linton Hall School. It, indeed, had significance with our Linton family. Land that had been handed down through the generations came to the last daughter – Sarah E. Linton, daughter of John Tyler Linton […]
Euphemia Nesbitt Linton was born 165 years ago – July 12, 1839, in Virginia, to James Nesbitt Linton and Rachel M. Humphreys. She was the granddaughter of William Linton and Euphemia Nesbitt; and William Humphreys and Hannah Dolan.
165 years ago today William Reason Carrico was born – July 11, 1846 – to Edward Carrico and Matilda Dillehay. He was the grandson of Cornelius Carrico and Susanna Shanks; and John Dillehay. William married Sallie Smith January 23, 1877, in Washington County, Kentucky.
Note by Phyllis Brown: Spalding marriages from my files – just thought it would be interesting to see how a blog like this would go over. There is just so much information I have and it seems a shame not to share. I just pulled this last name […]
This photo was taken in March of 1958. I am not quite a year old. My Aunt Mary Alice is holding me – my mom’s baby sister. Sitting beside her is my Great-Aunt Nell – born Helen Nora – sister to my grandfather, Rue Carrico. She was the […]
Mary Ann Montgomery Hagan was born 217 years ago on July 9, 1794. She was the daughter of Charles Montgomery and Mary Ann Elder and the wife of Christopher Hagan.
Note by Phyllis Brown: James and John Clarkson were the oldest sons of Theodore Clarkson and Martha L. Edwards. It is said they lied about their ages to join the Union Army. The following is a letter written by John. James died of measles and typhoid in April […]
Tabitha Edwards and Richard Spalding were married 206 years ago on July 8, 1805, in Washington County, Kentucky.
A Genealogy Hunt for Two Brothers’ Graves Moses Linton, son of Captain John Linton and Nancy Mason, married Nancy Pead in Orange County, Virginia, December 17, 1800. Two of their children, Benjamin Clark and Nancy Millie, were born in Loudoun County, Virginia. In 1815 they moved their small […]
Note by Phyllis Brown: Elizabeth Logsdon was born February 3, 1850, in Washington County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Benedict Joseph Logsdon and Sarah Ann McIlvoy. Her death occurred on May 18, 1924. The following obituary was printed in The Springfield Sun. Mrs. Elizabeth Smith, well known […]