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Pace, Jeremiah R. & Keziah (Brittain)

JEREMIAH R. & KEZIAH (BRITTAIN) PACE (submitted by Shirley (Brittain) Cawyer, P.O. Box 164, Stephenville, TX 76401 Jeremiah R. Pace was born ca 1781 in North Carolina, and died 1839 in Dade Co, Georgia. He was a son of John Pace, Sr. and Ann Russell. Jeremiah married in Buncombe Co, NC, before 1807 to Keziah …

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Edwards, Ellis and Amelia Brittain

ELLIS EDWARDS and AMELIA BRITTAIN Shirley (Brittain) Cawyer (Mrs. T.B.), P.O. Box 164, Stephenville, TX 76401 Ellis Edwards was born 11 Sept. 1779 in Virginia, and died 11 March 1862 in Haywood Co, NC. It is believed that Ellis was a brother to the Thomas Edwards, born ca 1774, Virginia, and married Mary Brittain, sister …

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Edwards, Thomas and Mary (Brittain)

THOMAS AND MARY (BRITTAIN) EDWARDS submitted by Shirley (Brittain) Cawyer, P.O. Box 164, Stephenville, TX 76401 Thomas Edwards was born ca 1774 in Virginia. On the 1850 census of Cherokee Co, Alabama, p. 170, 27th District, house #339: Thomas Edwards, age 76, born in Virginia, shoemaker. Living with him was a granddaughter, Mary Edwards. We …

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Edwards Family

THE EDWARDS FAMILY Terry Edwards John Edwards was the first Edwards to come to Yancey County. He was born in September, 1750 in Baltimore County, MD. After moving to McAllister Town, PA, he later moved to Bedford Co., VA where he resided until the Revolutionary War. His pension records show that he volunteered and served …

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Stringfield Ancestry, Lucian Holt Felmet, Jr.’s

Lucian Holt Felmet, Jr. ‘s STRINGFIELD ANCESTRY II. Delia Stringfield married James Brittain b. 1750-55, d. 1832 Buncombe Co., NC. Was wife (Mrs. James Brittain) on 1800 Census for Buncombe County, NC.III. William Brittain b. 6 Aug. 1798, d. 27 May 1867; married Rachel Clayton b. 8 May 1749, d. 24 Oct 1884. Was child …

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Stringfield, James, Sr. & Mary Ann (Ray)

JAMES, SR. & MARY ANN (RAY) STRINGFIELD submitted by Shirley (Brittain) Cawyer P.O. Box 164, Stephenville, TX 76401 Although James Stringfield had moved to Barren Co, Ky, before the 1800 census of Buncombe Co, we submit these records as proof of the ancestry of the Brittain families of Buncombe and Henderson Counties, NC. The first …

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Brittain, William & Rachael (Brank)

WILLIAM & RACHAEL (BRANK) BRITTAIN Generation 2William Brittain, son of Joseph & Jemina Brittain, was born February 7, 1762 in Orange County, North Carolina [now Rowan County], and died after 1840 in Buncombe County, North Carolina. He married Rachael Brank, daughter of Peter Brank. Children of William Brittain and Rachael Brank are: . i. Joseph …

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Brittain, Horatio Nelson & Elizabeth (Morrow)

HORATIO NELSON & ELIZABETH (MORROW) BRITTAIN Shirley (Brittain) Cawyer, P.O. Box 164, Stephenville, TX 76401 Horatio Nelson Brittain, son of James Brittain, Sr. and Delilah Stringfield of Buncombe Co, NC, was born, according to the 1850 census of Haywood Co, NC, in 1815 in Buncombe Co. He married in Haywood Co, NC, 6 December 1838 …

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Brittain, Lorenzo Dow & Arminta Russell

LORENZO DOW BRITTAIN & ARMINTA RUSSELL Shirley (Brittain) Cawyer, P.O. Box 164, Stephenville, TX 76401 Lorenzo Dow Brittain, son of James Brittain, Sr. and Delilah Stringfield, was born on 1805 in Buncombe Co, NC, and died December 1832 in Cedar Twp, Boone Co, Missouri. Since Lorenzo died before reaching the age of 30, he did …

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Brittain, William & Rachel (Clayton)

WILLIAM & RACHEL (CLAYTON) BRITTAIN Shirley (Brittain) Cawyer, P.O. Box 164, Stephenville, TX 76401 William Brittain was born 6 August 1798 in Buncombe Co, NC, and died 27 May 1867. He was a son of James Brittain, Sr. and Delilah Stringfield of Buncombe Co. William married about 1819 in Buncombe Co. to Rachel Clayton, born …

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