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----- Original Message ----- Subject: Re: [LEDFORD-L] Curtis-Ledford
> hello Dorothy,
> Since I haven't beenable to reach on your Ledford lines. I thought I
> would send the following off to you since you mentioned the Curtis line
> you were interested in.
> Keith Townson
> Ancestors of Frederick Ledford, Jr.
> Generation No. 1
> 1. Frederick Ledford, Jr., born Bet. 1770 - 1788 in Yancey County,
> North Carolina; died Bet. 1838 - 1840 in Yancey County, North Carolina.
> He was the son of 2. Frederick Ledford, Sr. and 3. Margaret McCurry. He
> married (1) Prudence Curtis Abt. 1810. She was born Abt. 1793 in North
> Carolina, and died Aft. 1860 in Mitchell County, North Carolina. She was
> the daughter of McDaniel Curtis.
> Generation No. 2
> 2. Frederick Ledford, Sr.,born 1743 in Augusta County, Virginia. He
> was the son of 4. Henry Ledford,Sr.. He married 3. Margaret McCurry.
> 3. Margaret McCurry1,2, born Abt. 1765 in Rutherford, North Carolina.
> She was the daughter of 6. Abraham McCurryand 7. Mary Unknown.
> Children of Frederick Ledford and Margaret McCurryare:
> i. William Ledford, born Bet. 1770 - 1772 in North Carolina; died Abt.
> 1870 in Yancey County, North Carolina; married Sarah Unknown 1796; born
> 1776 in North Carolina; died Abt. 1860 in Yancey County, North Carolina.
> 1 ii. Frederick Ledford, Jr., born Bet. 1770 - 1788 in Yancey County,
> North Carolina; died Bet. 1838 - 1840 in Yancey County, North Carolina;
> married Prudence Curtis Abt. 1810.
> iii. Mary Anne Ledford3, born Bet. 1781 - 1787; marriedSimeon Burleson
> April 10, 1805 in Rutherford County, North Carolina; born Abt. 1784 in
> Burke County, North Carolina; died Abt. 1840 in Yancey County, North
> Generation No. 3
> 4. Henry Ledford, Sr., born1720 in Germany; died July 1755 in Augusta
> County, Virginia. He was the sonof 8. William Ledford and 9. Unknown
> Notes for Henry Ledford, Sr.:
> Henry Ledford was born 1720, went in 1745 into the Valley of the Roanoke
> River in August County Virginia latter that section was called Montgomery
> County Virginia. The valley was called West Fork on the Roanoke. They
> stayed until 1755 when Henry Ledford along with James Patton was killed
> in anIndian attack. Henry married before 1745, wife’s name unknown.
> They had seven children by the time of his death in 1755.
> Children of Henry Ledford,Sr. are:
> i. Nicholas Ledford, born Bet. 1739 - 1741.
> 2 ii. Frederick Ledford, Sr., born 1743 in Augusta County, Virginia;
> married Margaret McCurry.
> iii. Obadiah Ledford, born Abt. 1748 in Virginia.
> iv. Henry Ledford, Jr.,born Abt. 1750 in Virginia.
> 6. Abraham McCurry4,5, born Bet. 1730 -1740 in Probably Pennsylvania
> or Virginia; died 1800 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. He was the son
> of 12. William McCurry and 13. Jane Unknown. Hemarried 7. Mary Unknown
> Abt. 1760 in Augusta County, Virginia.
> 7. MaryUnknown6,7.
> Notes for Abraham McCurry:
> The first record thus far is found in a deed, Rowan County, North
> Carolina, Deed Book 10, Page 419, November 4, 1784, State of North
> Carlina to Abraham McCurry 300 acres on Abbots Creek joining William
> Ledford, and DeVault Mock (formerly Michael Hank). The next important
> record on Abraham can be found in a deed to his son John McCurry, Rowan
> County, North Carolina, Deed Book 13, page 429, August 27, 1787; Abraham
> McCurry to John McCurry, Rowan County, North Carolina, 100 acres on
>Abbots Creek joining William Ledford & John Anderson, Witnessed by:
> WilliamMcCurry, Henry Davis, and Lewis Beard. Next we find that Abraham
> sold his land in Rowan County, Deed Book 12, page 522, January 21, 1790,
> Abraham McCurry of Lincoln County, North Carolina to Lewis Beard, 200
> acres on Abbots Creek joining Dewalt Mock, William Ledford, John McCu
Prudence Curtis married Frederick Ledford about 1810.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Saturday, May 05, 2001 3:49 PM
Subject: Re: Amos McCurry book Photocopy for sell-Keith
> Hello Dorothy,
> It's a little hard to answer your question. If you are speaking of the
> Abraham McCurry, son of John McCurry and Elizabeth Brummel, then Abraham
> would be a 1st cousin to Amos McCurry who married Rachel Webb. If you are
> speaking of the Abraham McCurry, sonWilliam McCurry and Jane Unknown,
> then Amos would be a grandson to AbrahamMcCurry.
> William McCurry married Jane Unknown
> Abraham McCurrymarried Mary unknown
> William McCurry, Sr. married Elizabeth Ledford
> Amos McCurry married Rachel Webb the book covers McCurrys before and
> after this pair
> Keith Townson
A Mitilda Ledford b 5/21/1823 NC; d 5/22/1903 buried in the Troutman Cemetary in Mitchell County, NC. She married George Washington Troutman in August of 1838. Their son, William Jasper Troutman.
Married (1)John V. Y. Buchannan
Married (2) Obadiah Webb
Married (3) David Slagle
Age 9 in 1860 Bladen County, North Carolina Census.
BURIAL: Death Certificate Registration 0902. Page 49.Certificate #17.