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Reuben Harris & Elizabeth Welch Patrick Co VA

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Re: Reuben Harris & Elizabeth Welch Patrick Co VA

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 10:51PM GMT
Classification: Query
You might look into the variant spelling as "Harries".

From my ongoing research into land grants in this area, I note that 'Harries' was an adjoining property owner to Nathan Hall on Little Sycamore Creek, in 1826. The survey was made in Sep 1825, so this 'Harries' was already on Sycamore Creek at that time.

Don't know if this is the same person, but a John Harries [same spelling !) was a landowner in Franklin County in Aug 1791. He might have been the father of the Harries, or an uncle to the Harries in Patrick Co in 1825 ?

The land was on the dividing ridge between the Waters of Back Creek and Waters of Magoty Creek. This would be quite close to the "Carolina Road" where a number of German names are observed in this area.

Hope this helps. Now a question for you -- do you have any information on this Elizabeth Welch, who her family was, age, etc. at time of their marriage ?
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Lucille Harris 15 Jul 2006 8:58PM GMT 
Kathy 16 Jul 2006 8:22AM GMT 
Lucille Harris 16 Jul 2006 12:29PM GMT 
kathy 17 Jul 2006 4:48PM GMT 
historymyster... 30 Jul 2013 4:51AM GMT 
flucielucy 31 Jul 2013 1:03PM GMT 
historymyster... 14 Aug 2013 3:36AM GMT 
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