Author: Jeff Roberts

William Roberts, Sr. and Catherine Rogers

An interesting article from http://jenniferhsrn.blogspot.com/2013/09/doswell-rogers-family-part-2-catherine.html Monday, September 9, 2013 Doswell Rogers family part 2 Catherine Rogers William Roberts gave his age in 1812 as 46 years old. Since neither William or Catherine are found on the 1830 census, but are possibly alive in 1820 (as over 45), it is safe...
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Full text of “History of Southwest Virginia, Washington County, 1777-1780

https://archive.org/stream/historyofsouthwe00lewi/historyofsouthwe00lewi_djvu.txt ^-? Sc History OF Southwest Virginia, 1 746- 1 786, Washington County, 1777-1870. BY LEWIS PRESTON SUMMERS, OF THE ABINGDON BAR, Alumnus of the University of Virginia, and of Tulane University, Louisiana, and Member of the Virginia Historical Society. Richmond, va. : J. L. Hill Printing Company, 1903....
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Passenger List of The Anne-1623 (Ralph and Joyce Wallen)

research and compilation was done by Anne Stevens from packrat-pro.com http://www.packrat-pro.com/ships/anne.htm You can also see info on this at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Passengers_of_the_Anne_and_Little_James_1623 Also see the Little James The Anne and the Little James left London, England with her Master, William Peirce, and arrived in Plymouth June or July of 1623, carrying...
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A Dog Named “Love”

My grandpa, Claude Baker, used to love to tell jokes and stories.  He was good at it and got so tickled when he finished.  He used to tell a story about a dog named, “Love”, that went like this. “A frontiersman was out hunting with his dog, Love.  They...
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Lloyd Robinette, the “Perry Mason of Blackwater”

While growing up, I heard my dad talk about “Lloyd Robinette, the Perry Mason of Blackwater”.  Perhaps this was due to his help in preventing my grandfather from going to the Western front during WWI.  Either way, I decided that I wanted to learn more about this man. Anyone...
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