October 2006

Joseph L., Louisa I. DORTON & Charles D. MARRS

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DORTON, Joseph L. b. 16 Jan 1846, Hiltons, Scott Co., VA d. 13 May 1911, Hiltons, Scott Co., VA m. 29 May 1873, FLEENOR, Louise I., Hiltons, Scott Co., VA Joseph L. DORTON, Charles D. MARRS, his grandson, and Louisa I. DORTON nee FLEENOR. Submitted by Joseph Marrs

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Clarence BARKER

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Reverse of photo states, “Vernon Clarence BARKER 3rd or 4th cousin to mother Faye & Mabel, sisters of Clarence & Vernon BARKER have records of SPROLES & GOBBLE Families. History was compiled by Vernon who is deceased. They live in Mendota.” Submitted by Joseph Marrs

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Amos Miller and Mary E. JETT FLEENOR

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Lt. Amos Miller FLEENOR, CSA b. 1 Oct 1834, VA d. 29 Mar 1909, VA m. 21 Nov 1865, “Sarah” Mary E. JETT, VA “Sarah” Mary E. JETT Submitted by Joseph Marrs

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Joseph L. & Louisa I. FLEENOR DORTON

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See another photo of them taken with their grandson. Submitted by Joseph Marrs

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James FLEENOR & James ANDERSON

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FLEENOR, James b. 21 Sep 1806 Scott Co., VA d. 29 Jun 1889 Washington Co., VA m. (1st) HORN, Lydia Catherine M. (2nd) CROSS(E)/VICKERS, Lydia Reverse of photograph states, “J.H. FLEENOR age when taken 74 y, 1 m, 28 d James (middle name illegible) ANDERSON, age when taken 5 y, 8 m, 28 d.” Submitted […]

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S. M. FLEENOR

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No information in known about this man. Submitted by Joseph Marrs

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Spurgon FLEENOR

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Reverse of photo states, “School mate of Mom & Dad. Spurgon FLEENOR pasted lone (should be past along) notes for Mom & Dad. Mother’s Dad was postmaster & they didn’t want to send them thru the mail.” Note: Mom & Dad are Nina M. MARRS nee SPROLES and husband Robert. L. MARRS. Her grandfather was […]

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O.T. BOOKER

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Reverse of photo states, “Friendly Yours O.T. BOOKER.” (Photo was taken at J. J. VanNess, Photographer, No. 124 Main St., Lynchburg, VA.) Submitted by Joseph Marrs

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Dr. HAGY

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Reverse of photo states, “Picture of a doctor who went to school with Grandma DORTON MARRS. Picture was passed down by her. Picture of a hospital & staff. Dr. HAGGY (sic) is second from right.” Note: The Grandma DORTON (MARRS) is Katherine Tabitha DORTON. Submitted by Joseph Marrs

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Charles Dorton MARRS

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Charles Dorton MARRS b. 21 Oct 1905 Scott Co., VA d. 03 May 1993 North Ridge Hospital, Oakland Park, FL m. Date not known, McGregor, Agnes. They were the parents of Patsy Marrs (Hoffmeier) and Anita Faye Marrs (Brown). (This information has been updated to reflect the comments below) Charles is the small lad behind […]

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Edward MARRS

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Edward MARRS b. 16 Mar 1901 Scott Co., VA d. 16 Nov 1929 Cincinnati, OH m. 27 Mar 1928, THOMPSON, Anna Mary Edward is holding Robert B. MARRS, son of Robert L. MARRS. Next to him is his wife, Anna Mary THOMPSON. They were only married for 1 year and 7 months before he died. […]

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John Washington CARTER, 1905

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Anthony writes; This is my Grandfather John Washington CARTER.  He was born on Sept. 22, 1891 in Rye Cove, VA.  He Died July 27, 1967 in Kingsport, TN.  He was the son of James C. CARTER and Mary Eliza Jane MOORE. Submitted by Anthony Carter

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Unknown Group

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This photo is very large, I left it that way so the faces would be clearer. I believe the the man in the center with the white beard may be Thomas DINGUS, based not only on his appearance, but also the tilt of his head and the slope of his shoulders. Please use the comment […]

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1846 Muster Roll for 124th Va Infantry Commanded by Hezekiah P. Neal

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I was contacted by a dealer in Historical documents who has the original Muster Roll for sale. The picture here shows enough to see it is authentic, however not large enough to read. The transcription is below the picture. There are 70 names on the muster roll. It is entitled “A list of the commissioned […]

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A Marriage List

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A log list of marriages. Names included are; Frank HALL Amanda E. BRUNER A. J. SHORTER S. H. BRUNER George F. HALL J. Jane EDENS Edwin H. HARRELL F. M. FULLER Hiram HALL Sarah F. JONES Elbert HEAD Hugh HALL Pricillia COMBS Submitted by Lucinda (Collins) Shatto

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Sarah F. JONES HALL & Her Brother

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Sarah F. JONES HALL & Her Brother. Does anyone know his name? Submitted by Lucinda (Collins) Shatto

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Hiram HALL and Sarah F. JONES HALL

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Hiram HALL and his wife Sarah F. JONES HALL Submitted by Lucinda (Collins) Shatto

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George DINGUS and his wife Gracie

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George DINGUS and his second wife Gracie (not sure of her maiden name). We now know from June’s comment below that George and his first wife, Margaret THOMPSON, were the parents of Florence DINGUS PRESLEY. George was the son of Thomas J. DINGUS Submitted by Mrs. D. Presley

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Thomas J. DINGUS and Mariah BABB

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Thomas fought in the Civil War where he lost sight in one of his eyes.  Thomas is the grandfather of Florence DINGUS who married John W. PRESLEY. Submitted by Mrs. D. Presley

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John Worley PRESLEY and Florence DINGUS

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John Worley PRESLEY with his wife Florence DINGUS. Submitted by Mrs. D. Presley

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