Posted By:Jeanie Martz
Subject:Re: Jones County Librarys-Metts,Simpsons
Post Date:March 08, 2009 at 07:10:07
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Forum:Jones County, NC Genealogy Forum
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John Richards, said to be a shoemaker, b. 1750-60 m. Catherine Cocke. Migrated with family from N.C. toward Miss. River with family. His son, John, b. abt. 1790, m. Rhoda Metts/Metz, b. abt. 1810. He brought the family on to eastern Arkansas when his father died on the way. Others were:
John b.1811 NC,, Susan,b.1813 NC ,Mary b.1815-19 NC, Nancy b.1815-19 NC, Julia b.1821 NC, Edmond b.1823 NC, William Alexander b.1825 NC, Rhoda b. 1829 NC, James(Jim) b. 1832 NC, Known to be in eastern Arkansas by 1840.
Some grandchildren named Emery, George, Laura, Lucy, Clarance.
Hope this is a bit helpful. Jeanie