On This Day in 1877

131 Years Ago Today

November 28, 1877

Margaret Bennett Ritter was born in Burkes Garden, Tazewell County, Virginia. She later married my granduncle, George Robert Sylvester Buckland, brother of Grandaddy Buckland, LW Sr. She was the grandmother of my cousin, John Pratt.

Cousin John Pratt with Aunt Margaret and Uncle Robert
picture taken August 2008


136 Years Ago Today

November 28, 1872

1st cousin, three times removed, Joseph R. Gregory was born to Richard Shadrack Gregory and wife Julia Ann Higgenbothan. His short life ended on August 7, 1876 and he rests at the Richard Shadrack Gregory Cemetery in Clear Fork, Tazewell County, VA.


155 Years Ago Today

November 28, 1853

My great granduncle, Egan O. Buckland was the son of Jacob W. Buckland and Martha W. “Patsy” Compton and 8th of 11 children.

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