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BEDGOOD - Seeking pedigree, birthplace and any other info on James Easton BEDGOOD, b. 1804, Virginia, d. 1871, Rising Sun, Ohio, Ind. He m. Clarissa BELL DUDLEY BEDGOOD. They were living in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, in the 1840s and moved to Rising Sun by 1850. BEDGOOD families were recorded in Nansemond County, Va., in the 1820, 1830 and 1840 censuses, and a connection seems likely. Any info would be appreciated.
Jan 30, 1999  ---  Barbara Beal  

BRICKELL - Who was Martha, who married John BRICKELL, went to Bertie/Hertford, NC between 1746-1762. Then they moved to Nansemond/Norfolk, VA, 1762-1791. Then my John BRICKELL dies in Halifax, NC. 1789 . Do you know who Martha is? When did she die?  Does anyone know about this family? Would love some info, or trade, if you know about them. Thanks.
Nov 23, 1998  ---  Marcia K. Bourdeau

BULLOCK - Seeking info on WILLIAM JOHN EDWARD BULLOCK, married to BETTIE. He was a grocer/merchant at 240 North Main in Suffolk around the turn of the century. He was born in Pitt County, NC, in 1865, and died in Suffolk in 1925. He is buried at Cedar Hill (which I didn't find on the cemetery page), supposedly in Suffolk. Would love any info regarding the business, the area at the time, etc. He was my paternal grandfather.
Sep 7, 1998  ---  Rose Rasey Bullock Buss

BOOTH - Henry BOOTH was born circa 1750-60 in Nansemond Co. He was married to Margaret??? by 1781 when they owned land in Gates Co NC. He is listed in Nansemond land records in 1789 when he replaces James, probably his father. Henry and Margaret had 7 childresn: Andrew, James, Henry Jr. Christian, Robert, William and Mary. The entire family moved in 1798 to Nashville, Davidson Co. Tenn. where Henry BOOTH died in 1813. Margaret died 1820-30. I have great records of the family after they moved to Tenn. but need help with Nansemond. Any other people seeking BOOTHs???? HELP!
Aug 10, 1997  ---  Gail Compton

BREWER - Seeking any info on BREWER family named in Upper Nansemond Parish Vestry Book, 1743-1783: Robert, William, Solomon, Joseph, Jacob, Moses - Robert BREWER land processioned. Also 2 Robert Brewers transported to VA per land patents. Any relation to other Brewers in Nansemond and Isle of Wight?
Mar 9, 1997  ---  Jo Church Dickerson, 734 Clay Hill, Lake View SC 29563

SCOGGINS/SCROGGINS, EARLY, EVERETT, BAKER - Seeking info on these allied families, especially: Etheldred SCOGGINS/SCROGGINS and Susannah ? both born about 1775, married about 1796 in VA? Moved to Christian Co KY before 1800. Received Green River Land Grant in Christian Co KY in 1803. Children: James Lafayette born about 1797 and William Everett born about 1806. Etheldred died 1806. Susannah remarried Mathias EARLY in 1807. The names Etheldred EVERETT and James SCOGGINS and many BAKERS appear on the 1783 Census in Nansemond CO and again on the 1784 Census along with John EVERETT. Do you find any connections with these names?
Jan 13, 1998  ---  Honey Lanham Dodge

CAHOON, DUNBAR - Information on Samuel CAHOON came from Dunbarton, Scotland- died 1694 at Cahoon's Creek, Nansemond-now city of Suffolk VA.Was a shoe salesman. Had court fight with a Richard WILKINSON who lived on the James River. Son Robert moved to Tyrrell Co North Carolina but other children may have remained in Nansemond VA area. ALSO -looking for DUNBARS who might have lived in same area.Samuel Cahoon's great grand-daughter-Delilah CAHOON, married a Thomas DUNBAR in Tyrell Co. NC about 1785.The Dunbars were said to have come from Dunbar Scotland. Ancestors and Descendants of wanted. Email or call collect 313-761-2107.
Mar 19, 1997  ---  Nancy Dunbar

FOWLER - My Fowler ancestors, Daniel (1714-1792) and Mary Rollins, born about 1725, are said to be natives of Nansemond County. They moved to Duplin Co, NC in 1753.
Feb 12, 1997  ---  Terry Fowler

BISHOP, DAVIS, FIERS/FIRES/FEARS, LAWRENCE, SPENCER, VICK - I'm looking for anyone researching FIERS/FIRES/FEARS in the Albermarle Parish, Surry, Nansemond, or Sussex Co., during the 1700s. Lines that married into FIERS are LAWERENCE (Lucy), DAVIS (Lucy), SPENCER, BISHOP, VICK. Please contact me to share notes. Thanks in advance.
[Apr 24, 1999] ---- 
Mary Galgan

HOLLAND,WARREN, EVERETT - I am interested in obtaining a detailed map of Nansemond Co. showing the Holy Neck District. If anyone knows a source for this, please e-mail me. Thanks. (Am researching Holland, Warren, and Everett.)
Sep 2, 1997  ---  Margaret Harbour-Holland

FLEMING, BALLENTINE, MASON - Looking for parents of Julia FLEMING, who married Church BALLENTINE in Southampton Co. VA 5 Sep 1782. The Ballentines were from Norfolk. Efforts to find Julia's parents in Southampton Co. have come up dry so far, and I am starting to look at Nansemond and other nearby counties for them. Given names of Church and Julia's children suggest there may be a MASON or MAYSON connection to this family also.
Jul 24, 1998  ---  Elizabeth Harris

HICKS - Looking for relatives of W. M. and Bettie HICKS. Lived in Crittenden 1900. My grand father was Andrew HICKS
Oct 24, 1997  ---  Stuart K. Hicks, Jr.

CUTCHINS, RIVERS, HOLLOWELL, RATCLIFFE - I am looking for any information about a CUTCHINS family of Nansemond County, Va. ELIZABETH CUTCHINS the daughter of THOMAS CUTCHINS married HENRY HOLLOWELL on 8 July 1680. ELIZABETH HOLLOWELL the daughter of HENRY HOLLOWELL and ELIZABETH CUTCHINS married RICHARD RATCLIFFE II on 18 July 1700 and they died in the Isle of Wight Co., Va. HENRY HOLLOWELL was the son of THOMAS HOLLOWELL and ELIZABETH RIVERS. If you have any information about this family it may unblock my grandmother's research.
Feb 5, 1999  ---  Louise McLeod

GLOVER - Seeking info on 3 GLOVER sons orphaned at a young age. Children of Samuel A. GLOVER and Frances ELDRIDGE. James GLOVER b. 9-19-1788 Nansemond County Va. M. 11-8-1814 Windsor, NC to Mary PARKER daughter of Thomas and Sarah PARKER of Bertie Co. NC. Any info would be appreciated.
Jan 20, 1997  ---  Nancy Mikell

SCOTT, HARE - Edward HARE died in Chowan Co. N.C. in 1757. Edward was married to Mary Scott. He began to leave Nansemond Co. with records of 1731 in Chowan. His lands were processed in the Upper Parish Of Nansemond before his death. Researching the HARE, SCOTT, families of this county.  Also researching Epaphroditus Moore also from Nansemond around 1730. Edward Hare m. Mary Scott
24, 1997  ---  Gary Murray

BARR - Isaac and John Wright Barr were sons of William and Daley/Doley Barr of gates Co. NC. William was probably the son of a John Barr of Nansemond Co. He was dead by 1802.Any information on Barrs is most appreciated.
Jul 8, 1998  ---  John Barr Pugh

BEAMAN - Seeking information about Francis Beaman Sr. born Nansemond Co., Virginia ca 1735, emigrated to Rowan Co. North Carolina. Married Mary. Perhaps a Quaker. Father of Abraham who m. Elizabeth Dage. Grandfather of Isaac who m. Ellender Haislip. Emigrated to Owen Co., Indiana 1827.
Jan 24, 1998 - From: - Mary Beaman Risch

WILBURN - In the 1870 Gloucester, VA Census there is a Jesse Wilburn, age 63 with wife (?), Mary, age 38 and children: James, George, Udora, William, and Lucy. It is said he was from Nansemond County. Missing any kinfolk? Sylvia O. Rowe in Gloucester, VA
Mar 25, 1999  ---  Sylvia O. Rowe

JERNEGAN - Searching for information about Thomas JERNEGAN who removed from Somerton, Nansemond Co., to Dukes Co., Mass., about 1712. Need his ancestry. Douglas V. Smith, Box 65, Sharon, VT 05065 or e-mail.
Mar 14, 1997  ---  Douglas V. Smith

NURNEY - I am looking for any information on the Nurney Family, especially the parents on William M. Nurney, born November 25, 1874 in Nansemond, died September 14, 1948. He is interred in the Mill Swamp Cemetery in Isle of Wight. His parents are listed as John and Mary E. Nurney. I think they were married on February 29, 1872. John's parents are listed in the Va Archive as William and Mildred Nurney. There the trail goes cold. I am the granddaughter of William M. Nurney. I am trying to document the family tree. I am also looking for information on a Charles Nurney born 1842 who served in the Confederate 16th Virginia Infantry Company B. He died on October 22, 1862 in General Hospital 12 in Richmond. I am trying to determine if he is part of this Nurney family.
Apr 3, 1999  ---  Sue Warman

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