Archive | November 2008

On This Day in 1994

My grand niece, Jenny. And she is grand:)

We love you Jenny, Happy Birthday
Jennifer Leigh – November 22, 1994
154 Years Ago Today
November 22, 1854
George C. Tabor, my great granduncle was the 3rd of 7
children born to James Harrison Tabor and
Nancy Moore Runyan.
George was brother to my great grandmother.
  1. Sarah Jane Tabor (my great grandmother) (m. Jacob Alexander Buckland)
  2. Samuel G. Tabor
  3. George C. Tabor (1854-1888)
  4. William B. Tabor
  5. Joseph Wade Tabor
  6. James Robert Tabor
  7. Emily Tabor (married William Jasper Buckland) (sisters married brothers)

On This Day in 1876

132 Years Ago Today
November 20, 1876
Noah D. Keman Jessee & Elizabeth Ann Davis
were married in Russell County, VA.
Noah was my great granduncle;
brother to my great grandmother, Nancy C. “Nannie” Jessee.
128 Years Ago Today
November 20, 1880
Charles Henry Davis & Mary Ann Fields
were married in Russell County, VA.
Charles was my great granduncle;
brother to my great grandfather, Doctor Caleb Davis.
Doctor and Nannie were married.

162 Years Ago Today
November 19, 1846
Cinderella Brooks married Joel Joseph Tessenier in NC. Cinderella, my 2nd great grandaunt, was the 8th of 10 born to Constantanople “Constantine” & Rutha Daily Brooks, my 3rd great grandparents. Constantine is believed to have been half Indian.
  1. Bryant Brooks
  2. John Jeremiah Brooks (my 2nd great grandfather)
  3. Joseph Brooks
  4. Nancy Brooks
  5. Ransom Brooks
  6. Benjamin Brooks
  7. Sarah Brooks
  8. Cinderella Brooks
  9. Elizabeth Brooks
  10. Arzilla Brooks
Cinderella (1825-1902) and Joel Joseph had 7 children.
  1. Benjamin Tessenier
  2. Margaret Tessenier
  3. Permelia Tessenier
  4. Leah Tessenier
  5. Nancy Jane Tessenier
  6. Elizabeth Tessenier
  7. Nicholas Tessenier

Thanks again to Shirley Fields and Kathy Haynes
for this treasured family history.