Burchett Family Genealogy Forum
Hi - seeking surname of Margaret, wife of James Burchet/Burchett, dwelling in Washington Co vA (WCV) in 1850c (below). Thanks for any help. Jack Hockett firstname.lastname@example.org
*HH783: Migration: BURCHET [Burchett], James, 35; Margaret, 45; Wm., 9; James, 8: (From Shelia S. Hunt: 1860c, Johnson Co. TN, HH77: Burchett, Jas, 43, VA; Margaret, 57, VA; Wm. H., 19, VA; Jas. M., 17, VA/// 1870 Johnson Co. TN, HH31: Burchet, Wm. H., 26, VA; Margaret, 70, VA/// [Note of Shelia: The Wm. H. and Jas. M. Burchet of these censuses are not the same as those of Wilkes Co. NC.]/// 1880c Johnson Co. TN, HH156: Burchett, Wm. H., 38, VA/VA/VA; Mary J., 25, TN/VA/NC; Jas. K., 4, TN; Edwd. F., 2, TN & Morefield, Robt., 9, TN, other/// 1900c, Johnson Co. TN, Dist. 1, HH72-73: Burchet, Mary J., head, Jul 1857, 42, wid., 7 ch born; 5 alive, TN/VA/NC; Wm. H., son, Dec 1880, 19, TN/VA/TN; Charles R., son, Aug 1884, 15, TN/VA/TN; Flavious J., Apr 1887, 13, TN/VA/TN. Note: A James A. Burchett mar 27 May 1864, Johnson Co. TN, Rachel Amanda Venable, b. 07 May 1842, Johnson Co. TN; d. 22 Jun 1930, Seymour, Baylor Co. TX, d/o Lewis Venable and Susanna Van Huss (she mar (2) David E. Houser, 07 Jun 1868, Johnson Co. TN/// USGenWeb Query of Kenard Burchette: “...my grandfather, James Kennard Burchette was born near Mt. City, Johnson Co. TN on 22 Sep 1875 to Wm. H. and Mary Jane (Newland) Burchette. My grandfather, James K., lived and died in Bellingham, WA...”/// From Phillis, Morefield Researcher: The Robert Morefield, you mentioned below, has been a question mark for us also. We think he may have been the s/o Malleissa J Morefield and John Bailey, who is the subject of an Aug 1871 court case in the JCT Bastardy Bonds. The state was suing Bailey as the father of Malleissa J. Morefield's bastard child. They were both living in the home of Richard Donnelly in the 1870 JCT census. Robert was 'bound out' to William Burchett. We don't know any more about him. He could have died young or used another given name.)
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