Angela Lawson writes… Patty, These are some tin pictures either of Mize or Head but I have no idea. I was hoping that they could be on your site Scott County Virginia Faces & Places maybe someone has seen them before. Any help I sure would gladly appreciate. If you see someone familiar post a… [Read More]
Shirley writes, Pat, I am attaching a picture of my grandfather (George Dalton) as well as his obituary. He passed away in Pennsylvania but was formerly from Cliff Mountain (in the Big Stone Gap area of Scott County). I am also attaching a picture of the school in Cliff Mountain which he built. His second… [Read More]
Hi folks! Welcome to Scott County Virginia Faces and Places, now hosted at Pressable.com
There may appear to be some images missing at first but they will show up in a short time as the dust settles.
I have also added the transcription that I did many years ago of the 1850 Scott County Virginia census. Use the link on the right of the navigation bar above.
I hope to be posting some new material real soon. Thanks for hanging in there with me!
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… [Read More]
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… [Read More]
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… [Read More]
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
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 William and Jane are listed on page 443b… [Read More]
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… [Read More]
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