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Genealogy - December, 1986

Issue: December, 1986

[Dear Editor;]
Seeking information on Anthony McDaniel b. 1814 M. Catherine Yearout, 1835. They had 7 children; m. Sally (Sarah?) Strader Melvin 1865. They had 4 children. Would like to know names of Anthony's father & mother and possible brothers and sisters. Interested in corresponding with any of Anthony's descendants.

Mrs. R. J. Garman
8536 Bradshaw Rd.
Salem, Va. 24153

Dear Mountain Laurel & Readers,
I am interested in finding information about my Grandmother Ora Lawson Moles. Whose family (the Lawson's) where believed to be from Townsend, Tenn. If anyone has information on her father and mother or other family members please let me know.

Ora Lawson Moles (who was married to Thomas "Tommy" Moles) lived her life and died in Floyd County, Virginia. It is believed that Ora was part Cherokee Indian. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Thank You,

Cynthia D. Moles
P.O. Box 4
Laurel Fork, Va. 24352

Dear Mountain Laurel Folks,
Please renew my subscription for two more years. You'll find my check enclosed.

I would like to hear from anyone who has researched the Harvey Family.

My G.G.G. Grandfather was Vinzette L. Harvey. He married Elizabeth Combs, born in Carroll Co., Virginia. May 3, 1832, D/0 Jeremiah and Sophia Stockner Combs. Who were Vinzette's parents? Any info would be greatly appreciated.

Hope your readers can help.

Thank you so much,

Judy Turner Griffy
Box 158
Naoma, West Virginia

Dear Mountain Laurel,
I would appreciate any information that any one could give me in tracing my Grandmother and her family.

Susan Virginia Rose, born about 1858 some where on the mountain, of Patrick County. Married William Edward "Ned" Pendleton, she died in 1930.

Susan spent most of her married life on or near the headwaters of Smith River, in Patrick County.

Any information on this family would sure help me in my search of my family. If any one can help me please write or call me collect.

Thank you very much.

Herman Pendleton
3518 Madison Avenue
Fayetteville, NC 28304

P.S.: A friend sent me copies of your newspaper and I have enclosed a request for my subscription.