Old Queries, Part 8

I am seeking information on my great grandparents William Thomas TAYLOR, who was born in Montgomery County on 19 March 1854 and married in Giles County on 2 December 1880 to Sarah Catherine SMITH, born on 26 May 1853 at Mountain Lake. a daughter of William Bourbon and Maneriva Ann [LINK] SMITH. He was a school teacher. William Thomas & Sarah Catherine [SMITH] TAYLOR had 5 children;
1: Hattie Buford TAYLOR, born on 11 April 1881
2: Walter Thomas TAYLOR, born on 19 April 1882 {my grandfather}
3: Charles Lee TAYLOR, born on 15 July 1883
4: Harmon Wade TAYLOR, born on 11 January 1885
5: Myrtle Annie TAYLOR, born on 11 April 1890
If anyone should have any information on any of the above please email me
Thank you
Steve Taylor

I am a Confederate Civil War reenactor in California who honors Cpt. ROBERT HARVEY BANE of Company D of the 7th Virginia Confederate Infantry. (My reenacting unit is Co. D, 7th Virginia Infantry). Bane was born on 24 June 1836 in White Gate and died on 1 April 1980 in White Gate. Bane was burried in the Bane Family Cemetary in White Gate. I am seeking photographs and information about his life.
Thank You!
Peter P. Koch

Looking for decendant’s of Daniel S. STEPHENS and Cynthia (BROOKMAN) STEPHENS. Children were:
Robert J. STEPHENS married Lucinda Ella CARBAUGH & MINNICK
Willian Jordon STEPHENS married Margaret J. ROBERTS
Eliza Jane STEPHENS married Jacob A COOK
George David STEPHENS married Eva LINK SMITH
Malinda Elizabeth STEPHENS
Roxie Cree STEPHENS married George Wm. HETHERINGTON
James Gordon STEPHENS married Nonia SCOTT
Thanks for any information
Anthony K. Stephens
Rt. 2 Box 538 North Tazewell Va. 24630

Searching for info on Robert CLENDENIN, son Archabald S. CLENDENIN married Shady PENNINGTON in Giles Co. on 29 March 1822. Robert’s father Adam Clendenin.
Martha McClanahan

I need information on Archibald MARRS born 30 October 1769, d.? married Deborah QUINN, daughter of Hugh QUINN.
Anyone researching this line contact me.
Jeanie Vasseur

Looking for any info on Philip H. ANDERSON (blacksmith in Giles Co.) born 1816? Botetourt Co. died 2 October 1876, parents John & Catherine. Philip m. Malinda WILLIAMS – 5 daughters (2 oldest from previous marriages) Cynthia, Sarah, Elizabeth, Nannie Bell & Ida. Malinda born in Giles Co. and may have been a Bland. Philip and Malinda may have lived in Bland Co. 1874-75. Elizabeth married an IRVIN, a J.H. BIRD and Wm. KREIS. Ida married Edward A. SURFACE and then Joseph G. DAVIS.
Grateful for any help.
Sandra and Bob Stowe

Researching George WILLIAMS born 1867 and Amanda LUCAS born 1870. George is the son of Louis WILLIAMS. If you have any information that may help me add branches to my tree, please contact me at

Looking for any info on the LAMBERT, PAULEY and STOWERS families of Tazewell, Giles and Bland Cos, Virginia. Philip LAMBERT came to the area in the late 1770s, he had 12 children, I am from Jeremiah 1763 and John 1761/68. John m Priscilla PAULEY, Jeremiah m Sarah ALSUP.
Thank you, Sandy in Florida
Sandra Griffith

I am searching for information on Mary Elizabeth TERRY (1868-1913) buried St. Johns Church at Indian creek, near Sulphur Creek, near Sulphur Springs, Monroe County, W.Va. Married John Cyrus MOTTESHEARD

Seeking any and all info on the TOLBERT/TALBERT family from Giles Co, Va–especially around Whitegate and Mechanicsburg–any and all info is greatly appreciated
thank you, Bobby
R. Talbert

I am looking for Elizabeth NIDAY, born in 1825 in Giles County, Virginia. She married Andrew MORGAN in the early 1840’s. Hope someone has some information on them
Susan Guttridge

I need info on Samuel (aka Rass, aka RS) COLLINS born abt May 1876 in either Pembroke or Giles Co . He had a sister named Lake COLLINS. He was married to Ailene McCORMACK. He died in 1950’s. He lived in WV at his death. Need parents, siblings, more precise dates, and sources.

I’m seeking the parents of Nancy HILL, Martha HILL and James W. HILL. Nancy HILL married Thomas BURDITT 7 February 1845, Giles Co. Va. James W. HILL was bondsman.
1850 Giles Co. census lists Thomas BURDITT age 28, Nancy BURDITT -30, Martha BURDITT age 2 and Martha HILL age 40.
James W. HILL married Lavina W. HEARN 27 June 1839 Wythe Co. Va. They had 6 children born in the Wythe/Giles Counties.
Can anyone help me make the connection between James W. HILL, Nancy HILL, and Martha HILL
Thank you,
Annette Damron

I am researching Johannes Peter DINGES/DINGESS. He was born in Germany about 1738. His parents were Michael Dinges and Gertrude and died on their voyage to American on the ship “The Brothers” in 1751. Their son, the above Peter, and a daughter (name unknown) survived the trip. I am searching for the place of origin in Germany.
Lavonne K. Arburn

I’m looking for the surname of Harrell. Mitchell R. HARRELL served in the Civil War. His wife’s maiden name was Sarah CHINAULT. She received a pension from the war. His son Stephen Ballard Harrell was born in Pulaski County, Va., in 1859. He married Martha Elizabeth Josephine HELTON on 16 August 1883, at Sugar Run, Giles County, Va. Ballard’s son Charles Rufus Harrell was born 12 August 1884, Giles County, Va.
I’m looking for the names of the parents of Mitchell R. Harrell. (He was born in 1830).
Myrtle Bychkowski

I am looking for information on Nancy CARR who was my 3rd great grandmother, she was the mother of Samuel Carr it says she married Buchannan Bill or Bell but kept her maiden name and passed it on to her Children?
Her name is in the Botetourt Co. Census but also Giles Co. Her marriage is in Giles Co. 1827
Linda Tucker

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