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The Two EAST Families in
Early Giles County Tennessee

        There were two different East families who settled in Giles Co Tennessee by 1830. One was Thomas East, of Laurens County South Carolina who was born about 1790, and whose wife was Nancy. The other was a second Thomas East of Henry County Virginia who was born in 1765, and whose wife was Sarah Graves. Following are two links to go to these two Thomas East men, shown in descending order a generation at a time until they reached Giles County, and following that, their descendants in alphabetical order. If you can make additions / changes to these biographies, contact John Young for additions to the Henry Co VA East line, and/or Joanna Ashley for additions to the Laurens Co SC East line.

Go to the Laurens Co SC Thomas East Families.

Go to the Henry Co VA Thomas East Families.

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