Submitted by Dustin Heath ~  This photo is of Mary Polly Anna Sluss Delias. She lived most of her life in Scott county. She is my great, great grandmother. This photo was taken in 1948 a year before her death. She was 81 in this photo. She was born to Rufus Morgan Sluss of the infamous […]

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Nila (Dulaney) Moore writes: The first photo is of my grandparents Worley Herschel and Sarah Elizabeth (Pannell) Carter. The photo was taken around 1907. Worley was the son of William Herschel and Pheobe Cocke Carter. He was born Nov. 9th 1874, in Scott County and died in Big Stone Gap in 1950. In the second photo […]

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James Monroe Head and family of Scott County Virginia

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Left to right Cornelia Bradley Head/w Ally Head Frazer James Monroe (Sonny) Head Lizzie Head (Louise Johnson) Lucy Head  (Louise Johnson) Elizabeth Head Williams daughter of Louise Johnson and Sonny Head. Can anyone tell me for sure who James parents were?   I believe that he is the son of James and Anna Elizabeth Lewis […]

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Benjamin C. Hill Headstone

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Benjamin lived to be almost 100 years old. See his photo and read more about Benjamin and his family here. He is buried at Cox Chapel Church cemetery on Cox Chapel Road in the Mabe/Rye Cove area of Scott County.

Submitted by Tonya Berry

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William “Billy” BISHOP and Jane BAKER BISHOP

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William Billy Bishop and Jane Baker Bishop lived and built a home in Duffield. The home William built during the Civil War was later home to their daughter Amanda who married Samuel Pendleton TAYLOR. You can see photos of the home HERE and HERE. Submitted by Gary Hilton

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Ella TAYLOR and the Home Where She Lived

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Gary Hilton writes, Here you go Patty – The first picture is Ella Taylor, who was my grandmother’s sister. My grandmother was Ida Taylor, who married Fitzugh Lee Neely, and their second child was my mother, Oma, who is in the next picture with Ella.   This is the house in Duffield where Ella lived until […]

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Headstone of Thomas Williams, Sally Buckner and Children

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Headstone of Thomas Williams (1808-1885) and Sally Buckner (1811-1885) and children: Nancy, Andrew, Polly, Elizabeth, Juliann, Manervie, Jeremiah, and Lewis. Headstone is located in Adams Cemetery, Manville Community, Copper Ridge.   GPS: 36°41’15.0″-N -82°39’57.9″-W Submitted by David Crowe

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Marriage Certificate for James G. Ramey and Sarah Hammonds

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Marriage Certificate for James G. Ramey ( son of James J. and Rebecca Ramey) and Sarah Hammonds (daughter of Anderson and Nancy Hammonds), 4 Dec 1879, Scott County, Virginia Submitted by David Crowe

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Robert E. Maddox / Maddux / Matticks

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Submitted by Marshall Maddox Looking For Info On My Great Grandfather Surname: Maddox Name: Robert E. Born: Dec.1869 Place: Scott County, Virginia Died: Sept 5, 1912 Place:Exeter, Wise County, Virginia Buried: Sept 07, 1912 Place: Cadet Cemetery, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Occupation: Farmer, Tannery Worker, coal miner. Oral history of Robert E. Maddox from age […]

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Don’t Worry, You’re in the Right Place!

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I’ve been working on a new layout for this site that is simpler, cleaner and hopefully easier to navigate! Bear with me for a couple of days while I work the bugs out and don’t hesitate to comment and let me know if you have any questions. Hope you all are having a great summer! […]

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Obituary for Rebecca Jane Lane Allen

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Submitted by Sue Chappel, she writes: Hi Pat,   I received this today from the Bascom Slemp Memorial Library there in Wise County, Virginia.  It only took me 30 years to find  this on her.   I do not as of yet know which newspaper it came from but I did email them back to ask,   […]

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Gleanings from Chancery Court Case File

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This information is extracted from A.J. Lane et al vs J.C. Taylor, Chancery Court Records, 1879-1882, Index No. 1882-023, Library of Virginia, Richmond. William Taylor 1794-1849 and Mary Catherine Horton 1790-1873 children are: Benjamin B., John C., Nelson H., Isaac S., W.W., Sallie, Mary, James W., Eliza. Sallie maried Owen Wade and died before 1879. […]

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Abidja “Bige” Clinton Hammonds

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Sue writes; Patty, I hope someone in Scott County recognizes this family.  I don’t seem to be able to connect with anyone who might have information. This is a picture of Abidja “Bige” Clinton Hammonds.  I was told the large gentleman with him is his uncle Harvey Gilliam.  Would like to know if this is […]

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Herbert L., Dr. John (Logan?) Johnson and Samantha Hale

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The following was sent to me by Anita Johnson, she is looking for information on her Johnson and Hale ancestors.   My Father’s Father’s name was Herbert L. Johnson born in Duffield, VA in 1900. His Father’s name was Dr. John (Logan??) Johnson and his wife’s name Samantha Hale. They had two other sons, Kelly […]

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John Brotherton, USS West Virginia

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This picture was in my great-grandmother, Margaret Eliza Lawson Hopkins, trunk when she died. On the back is written Jno Brotherton, USS West Virginia. He is wearing a naval uniform that appears to be World War I. My great-grandfather, Robert Lee Hopkins, had a sister who married a Brotherton in Scott County and they moved […]

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Susan Green White Mason

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Susan Green White Mason Daughter of James Green Jr. and Delcina Stallard Green Born August 26, 1808, Scott County, Virginia Died in Kentucky Married Twice: 1. James Claiborne White 2. Thomas Jefferson Mason – Born July 28, 1808, Scott County, Virginia Submitted by Chris Gray

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Sarah “Sally” Hutchinson

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Sarah “Sally” Hutchinson, born March 31, 1822, Scott County, Virginia. Daughter of Peter Hutchinson Jr. and Elizabeth Todd Mason Hutchinson Wife of William Wellington Green, married October 15, 1822. Children: Mary Ann “Polly’” Green September 12, 1838 Elizabeth Green Minerva Green Nancy Virginia Green William “Wag” Wellington Green Jr. James Haskell “Blind Jim” Green Susan […]

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John Miller, John Maynard Miller & Family

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Submitted by Ken Miller, Jr. I am sending my great-great grandfathers photo and my grandfathers photo for your consideration to be placed on your site. My great great grandfather is John Miller, son of Daniel and Katherine Booher Miller. He was born in 1850 in Scott County, Virginia and died there in 1875. I have […]

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David Andrew Collins & Mary Sulfridge

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David Andrew Collins b. Aug 8, 1860 in Scott, Virginia; d. Apr 18, 1933 in Buchanan, Missouri. Father Leonidas B. Collin(g)s, mother Nancy Hill. Married Mary Sulfridge abt. 1879 in Scott, Virginia – b. 1849 in Nicklesville, Virginia. Father Palmer (Parmer) Sulfridge of Strawberry Plains, TN and mother Elizabeth Anna Fogleman of Virginia. Submitted by […]

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Case of William Davis, Deposition A & C

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Submitted by Don Davis, he writes; I wish to inform people who visit this site about who we are and where we come from. The second purpose of this information is to find out more information about our genealogy. I want to pass a little knowledge on and to gain a little back. Our hope […]

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