The East Families of the Southeast USA
As you look thru most of the East biographies, there will be codes after the names [in braces]. Those are ID num-bers, in order to keep the many people with same names from being confused with others.
Also, the letters and numbers in (parentheses) following a biography are source codes. To see where the informa-tion came from, go to the Source Code file. If you see an asterisk just above the listed children, that means I have not yet placed them alphabetically. It also usually means I don't have much info for them.
searching for a person in alphabetical order, you may know his full name,
while I do not; if you cannot find your person alphabetically, try searching
for his name without the middle name or initial, or try searching by the
middle name used as the first name. Example: If you are looking for William
C Pinckney East, I may have him as William P East, or as William East,
or as Pink East.
If you see a name in Red Text, that is an indication that there is a link for additional information. Go back to this Home Page and see the list of Links below. Usually links are bits of info about in-laws, a gravestone picture, a marriage record, or a short history of the area, etc. And if you see a name in Blue Text at the start of a biography, that person's info was recently updated. Most pictures of people are from 1930 or before, and more will be added as time and availability permit.
East Source Codes were last updated on 27 Feb 2013. The 16 main EAST files were last updated on 27 Feb 2013.
As of the latest update, there are over 1,160,000 words in these 16 East files. For corrections and updates, contact
In most of these East Files there are Link Signals; some Names in Red Ink will indicate that there is related information. Most are short biographies of in-laws or related matters. Go back to this Main Page to see these links, shown here.
1725 County Map of Virginia
Brister-Nations 1858 marriage
Dunagan family, Wayne Co KY
Logan family, central KY
Pace family (short version)
Pace family (long version)