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Parents of William Durgin Siler, Sr. (1808-bef 1851)

Parents of William Durgin Siler, Sr. (1808-bef 1851)

Posted: 20 Apr 2004 2:17PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Siler
Looking for proof of the relationship of William Durgin Siler, Sr. (born 1808 Chatham Co. NC, died bef 1851 in Jasper County, Georgia) to Josiah (1780-1850) and Comfort Record Siler of Chatham County. William married Marie Dorsett and is clearly listed as the son of Josiah and Comfort Record Siler in the A. O. Siler book. I would like some better proof if possible.
The estate papers of Josiah (1851) list Josiah’s heirs-at-law and one of these is simply listed as “Wm”. Does anyone know of a reliable Church or Bible record for Josiah and Comfort's children? Any help is greatly appreciated.

Re: Parents of William Durgin Siler, Sr. (1808-bef 1851)

Posted: 16 Dec 2006 11:57PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Blanchard, Siler
Have you found a list of Josiah's children yet?

1850 Census - Chatham Co., North Carolina, Upper Regimental Dist., pg. 412 - household 908-909-
BLANCHET, Henry 19 b. NC Farmer
Blanchet, Narcissa 18 b. NC
SILER, Comfort 45 b. NC

Is this Josiah's widow? Henry "Wise Owl" Blanchard said to be NA. He and wife Narcissa migrated to Christian Co., Missouri by 1860. He died in the Civil War and she remarried twice #2 was Edmond Bridges and #3 Wilkinson Hunt. Her death cert avail MO Archives shows her b. Nov 1831 Chatham Co. - d. 16 Mar 1912 and maiden name as Narcissa Willfield Syler. No parents names were known by the informant.

Pam Smith
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