[genpcfr] Re: Rcannon
- thanks Sammy. i did not know that you were in the Army and stationed in DC.
do you know Emmitte Gibson, he was stationed in DC for a while. emmitte
graduated with me in 62. (boy that is a long time ago) and went to west
point. emmitte is also a garris dec, as his ggrandmother was one of he many
garrises. his gfather was emmitte dennis.
i remember Sauls drug store, it ws in ayden long before edwards drug store
as far as looking up any thing there is no reason to. some of the burrough
family married into my lang family in the early 1800's. and i was just
wondering if your grandmother was part of that family. i noticed you are
part of the rountree family. i have a bunch of rountree info (they are all
from the same person) on my web page. i also have 2 ged com files that have
rountree info in them, on world family tree, they can be reached from my web
years ago i divided my gmothers family and my gfathers family into 2
seperate ged com files. as the files grow, and become more interrelated, it
has caused problems in deciding where to put some of he data.
jesse rountree who is probably the line that you come off of (he is the one
who settled in the rountree area of pitt co, and many of his dec md into the
cannon family) is a dec of Francis rountree and sarah coleman (francis died
in 1723 in VA)
My grandmother comes off of his son thomas who settled in the chowan area of
nc through at least 2 lines.
the pugh family that is in NC probably came from francis pugh who married
Ferbee Savage. Savage is a dec of Thomas Savage who was given to the
indians of VA in the very early 1600's (c 1607) he lived with them and
inherited from thechief over 1000 A of land on the shore of VA. he was very
instrimental in keeping relations between the indians of the shore and the
white men in "good" order. he also was warned by his adopted native father
that the indians of the western shore were about to raid the area (indian
mascare of 1622)
I do not know if you have gotten any of your families back tothe eastern
shore of va, but you will, you will find the researchers there very good,
the area has a full set of records from the time the first ship arrived
until today. the history of the people there is very interesting, porbably
not any more interesting than any other area, except that you can find the
Researching in NC (northeastern) and PA York and dauphin co)
From: Pierce3369@... <Pierce3369@...>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Friday, March 03, 2000 6:04 AM
Subject: [genpcfr] Re: Rcannon
> My grandmother Burruss was named for her mother's family. Her father
>Matthias Manley Sauls, was from near Black Creek outside Wilson. He went
>college in Richmond where he studied pharmacy and met my great-grandmother,family
>Sarah Catherine Burruss. They moved to Ayden where he opened the first
>drugstore in town. He died the year before I was born, but "Mommom" lived
>until I was 15. She was born in Caroline Co., Va and I've traced her
>back to a John Burrus who died in King William Co., VA in 1705. The mostthe
>likely candidate for his father was probably a Christopher Burroughs, but I
>doubt anyone will ever be able to prove it. Mommom's father, John George
>Burruss, was in the 9th VA Cavalry, Co. B. He lost his plantation after
>Civil War and moved to Richmond where he was a city worker when he died.The
>Burruss name has over 20 different spellings; Burris, Burrus, Burrows,early
>Borroughs, etc., etc.
> Several Burruss researchers just published a book on the family in
>VA and a little on those in early NC. In fact, I'm going to buy a copyfoir
>the PCFR section in the Pitt Community College library. Is there anyone I
>could try to locate for you?
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