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Mike is trying to find information on Calvin Jones Swanson who was born September 3, 1815 in Wake Co., NC. He married Sarah Jane Coovert who was born August 29, 1817 in Washington Co. Ky. They were married November 30, 1839 in Danville, Ky. Their son, William Richard Swanson (b Nov 8, 1843 in Danville, Ky) married Susan Agnes Nye (b May 20, 1845 in Walton, KY) on Oct 17, 1867 in Paris, Ill. William Richard and Susan Agnes made "the run into Oklahoma" on April 22, 1889 and settled near Guthrie, OK.
He is also researching the ancestors of James W. Reed (b May 18, 1785 in VA) who married Rachel Leona Ward (b Dec 22, 1792 in TN) on November 11, 1809 in Haywood, NC; John Wells Johnston (b Jan 5, 1793 in Henry Co, VA) who married Nancy Berry (b Oct 1, 1797 in KY) on September 25, 1821 in St Charles Mo.; Soverign Popplewell (b Jan 5, 1817 in Jamestown, Russel Co.,KY) who married Mary Jane (Polly) Meredith (b April 30, 1818 in Weakly Co, TN) on October 15, 1840 in Brumley, Miller Co., Missouri. All of these owned property in Miller Co. Missouri
and lived there until their deaths.

Mike is also reasearching James C. Means (b November 29, 1808 in Christina Co., KY) who married Elva Ann McWilliams (b April 2, 1817) on February 21, 1833 in Lexington, Mo.; John W. Riley (b 1768 in Montgomery Co., Maryland) who married Sarah Elsberry (b abt 1780 in Buck Shoal, Surry Co., NC) on August 12, 1797 in Dobson, Surry Co., NC.; and Janira Virginia McBride who was born August 23, 1816 in KY.

Other surnames he is researching are: LAMB, JACKSON, MOORE MOSES and ABBOTT.

Corky is researching Zadock McVay (b 1787) who married Minniford Smith (b 1791 in GA); Charles Alfred Frensley (b 1808 in Water Valley, Ky) who married Lucinda Lark (b 1808 in Rutherford Co., TN) in 1826; Thomas Addison Young (b Aug 25, 1796 in NC) who married Martha Jane Walters (b March 10, 1810 in VA) in Henry Co., TN on April 11, 1827; Levi Daniel (b 1797 in NC); Peter Bear (b 1805) who married Elizabeth Allen (b 1810)--they both died in Clark Co. Ark; John A. McAlpin (b 1804 in TN) who married Lucinda Raines (b 1814 in McNairy Co. TN); William Reynolds (b 1805 in KY); Aaron Redus (b Jan 18, 1787 in VA) who married Lucy Ann Oglesby (b March 11, 1798 in Fluvanna Co. VA); Joshua Bowdry (b 1785 in NC) who married Jane Simonton (b May 15, 1808 in Iradell Co., NC) on July 23, 1829 in Lawrenceburg, TN); John G. Jumper (b abt 1807 in Lexington Co., SC) who married Elizabeth Windham (b abt 1808 in GA); and David Henry Jumper (b 1824 in Autouga County, AL) who married Sarah Elizabeth Jowers (b 1827 in Al) on Jan 23, 1840 in Autouga Co., AL.

Any information will be appreciated and we are willing to share any information we have.
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Updated April 30, 2007

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