On This Day in 1784

225 Years Ago Today
March 1, 1784 – April 5, 1829
Captain John Letcher, Jr., my 4th great granduncle, was one of nine children born to John Letcher and Mary Davidson Houston in Rockbridge County, VA.

  1. Hannah Letcher
  2. James Letcher
  3. Stephen Giles Letcher
  4. William Houston Letcher
  5. Captain John Letcher, Jr.
  6. Isaac Anderson Letcher
  7. Mary Polly Letcher
  8. Sarah Sallie Letcher
  9. Ann Letcher

John married Mary Pugh and I believe they parented at least four children:

  1. Hannah Letcher
  2. James Letcher
  3. William H. Letcher
  4. John Letcher

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207 Years Ago Today
March 1, 1802
My 3rd great grandaunt, Maryan Polly Gregory, married William Payne. Maryan was one of nine children born to William Gregory and Martha Tucker.

  1. Martha Patsy Gregory
  2. Robert T. Gregory
  3. John Keatts Gregory (my 3rd great grandfather)
  4. Maryan Polly Gregory
  5. William Gregory
  6. Lowry Gregory
  7. Elizabeth Gregory
  8. Nancy Gregory
  9. Richard Dennis Gregory

The couple was from Pittsylvania County, VA and parented eight children:

  1. Reuben R. Payne
  2. John S. Payne
  3. Parthenia W. Payne
  4. Elizabeth M. Payne
  5. Mary P. Payne
  6. Seburtha A. Payne
  7. William G. Payne
  8. Catharine A. B. Payne

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145 Years Ago Today
March 1, 1864
Margaret W. Daugherty was one of seven 1st cousins, 3x removed, born to David Allen Daugherty and Nancy “Nannie” L. Moore. See recent previous posts for siblings. Margaret was a great great granddaughter of James Moore from the Abbs Valley Massacre. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~varussel/indian/69.html

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133 Years Ago Today
March 1, 1876
George W. Gregory was one of twelve 1st cousins, 3x removed, born to Franklin Clemons Gregory and Shelma Statira V. Shawver in Tazewell County, VA.

  1. John C. Gregory
  2. Louisa Victoria Gregory
  3. Mary Claughton Gregory
  4. William Benton Gregory
  5. James M. Gregory
  6. Charles Edward Gregory
  7. Sarah Elizabeth Gregory
  8. Statiza Virginia Gregory
  9. George W. Gregory
  10. Minnie B. Gregory
  11. Baby Gregory
  12. Lewis F. Gregory
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