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House Family (African American)

House Family (African American)

Posted: 5 Apr 2012 12:46AM GMT
Classification: Query
Over the years I have done a research on the House family of which I am a part of. Many of the House family members do come out of Rowan County, however my great grandfather Joel House came out of Cabarrus County, N.C. He was a mulatto, a free person of color, working for the Faggart family, and may be connected with Jacob House of Mt. Pleasant. Yet, when I mention Joel House, not one African American House person ever writes to me or respond to me. Please tell me why. Was not Wiley House an AfricanAmerican? What about a person named Jacob Dry, or Andrew Reed? Please write to me if you are African American and related to the House family.
Joseph

Re: House Family (African American)

Posted: 12 Nov 2012 3:28PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: House, Dry, Reed, Faggert
Hello Joseph,

I'm not a member of the House family, but my ancestors are from Cabarrus/Stanly county and include some Dry, Reed and Faggert families.

I see Joel House in the 1840, 1850 and 1860 Census - sounds like you have this info. Do you have any dates on Wiley House? I see a Willie House in 1830 for Wake County, NC but don't know if this is your guy.

Cathy
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