James Hogan was the son of James Shadrack Hogan and Silence Lane, born in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, April 2, 1752. The family moved to Anson County, North Carolina after 1770. James’s wife, according to his will, was named Elizabeth. James and Elizabeth Hogan are buried in the Hogan […]
This survey for John Hancock, dated September 30, 1765, is part of a packet I received from the Virginia Historical Society, from their Tayloe Papers. Evidently Mr. John Tayloe had copies made of a number of wills, deeds and surveys, that pertained to his property or that around […]
Lettice Harrison was born 314 years ago – February 14, 1699 – in Stafford County, Virginia. Lettice was the daughter of Lettice Green and Burr Harrison, Jr. Baby Lettice lived only 17 days, dying March 2, 1699. Her mother, Lettice, was previously married to Edward Smith giving her […]
Samuel E. Smith was born 222 years ago – September 19, 1790 – in Washington County, Kentucky. Samuel was the son of Samuel Smith and Elizabeth Bending, Kentucky pioneers from Maryland. Samuel married Nancy Cusick in 1823. They had at least 4 sons: John E., Edward, James M. […]
Susan Matilda Carrico and Edward Smith were married 147 years ago – September 13, 1864 – in Washington County, Kentucky. Susan was the daughter of Pius Carrico and Mary Magdalene Spalding. Susan and Edward had 5 children: Anna, Jenny V., Eliza, Fannie and William.