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Arterburns are Scots

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Re: Arterburns are Scots

Posted: 24 Mar 2007 2:08PM GMT
Classification: Query
Russ,

Maybe the document you referenced should be interpreted as "William Thomas and Peter Arterburn" instead of "William, Thomas, and Peter Arterburn."

In "Virginia Public Claims," a published record of claims for services rendered during the Revolutionary War, "William Thomas" and "William Arterburn" were reimbursed for driving cattle to supply the Continental or Virginia troops, in 1783. "The Arterburn Cousins" book also has a transcription of this record. William Thomas must have been a friend, neighbor, or perhaps even a relative, of Peter and William Arterburn.

Also, check out the Arterburn DNA Project online for some info on the ethnic origin of the Arterburn family: http://www.familytreedna.com/public/Arterburn/

Best wishes,
Charles R. Arterburn
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Keith Arterburn 10 Aug 2000 12:36AM GMT 
EMBralley 5 Jun 2001 8:31PM GMT 
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KyArt 30 Jun 2006 7:59PM GMT 
Charles_Arter... 7 Jul 2006 2:14PM GMT 
CRArterburn 19 Feb 2008 3:12PM GMT 
KyArt 24 Mar 2007 8:08PM GMT 
elainecrocket... 30 Dec 2007 9:08PM GMT 
CRArterburn 19 Feb 2008 3:08PM GMT 
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