Sunday, October 31, 2010

This Week in the Family History - October 31 - November 6

31 Oct 1769 (241 years ago) - Edward Dobyns married Amony Forrester in Richmond County, Virginia. Edward was the son of Charles Dobyns and Sarah Nash. Amony's parents and her maiden name are unknown. Forrester was the surname of her first husband, William. [5th great-grandparents, Hankins line]

1 Nov 1880 (130 years ago) - Stephen Hopkins Jr. married Barbary Saylor in Harlan County, Kentucky. Stephen was the son of Stephen Hopkins, Sr. and Catherine Clouse. Barbary was his 2nd wife. [3rd great-grandfather, Hopkins line]

5 Nov 1659 (351 years ago) - Joseph Buckland married Deborah Allen in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Joseph was the son of William Buckland and Mary Bosworth. Deborah was the daughter of John Allen and Christian (maiden name unknown). [9th great-grandparents, Hopkins line]

6 Nov 1661 (349 years ago) - Clement Lanier was buried in St. Alphege, East Greenwich, England. The exact date of his death is not known. Clement was the son of Nicholas Lanier and Lucreece Bassano and the husband of Lee Hannah Collet. [9th great-grandfather, Lanier line]

6 Nov 1851 (159 years ago) - Lewis H. Bennett died, probably in Troup County, Georgia. Lewis' parents are unknown. His wife, Teresa (maiden name unknown), survived him. [3rd great-grandfather, Lanier line]

1 comment:

  1. What a small world! I suscribed to your blog recently...and after reading this..I think we are related. My 9th great grandfather was john allen, son of george and katherine davis..born in 1604 in haverhill england, died may 3 1690 in swansea ma. He was married to christian bacon..who was born in 1608 in huverton england...died in swansea.

    E-mail me at and I can send you the info etc that I have.

    Keep smilin