Posted By:Sherry Gulla
Subject:Cherokee Indian of Wyoming County Va.
Post Date:January 30, 2007 at 12:01:56
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Forum:Campbell County, VA Genealogy Forum
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I have posted here before with no luck in finding my people…But I will keep on trying. I am set on finding the parents and siblings of my Mary “Polly” Smith born in Va. and married a white man…
Has any one ever heard of Wyoming CountyVa. now WVA.? Any family that might had had family that lived in that area around mid 1850 that might have known a Smith family Please email me…
Or any one that knew a family name of Phares or Tharp living in Va. or WVa. Whom married a Cherokee Indian Wife please contact me…
Below is the family line I am in search of and Mary “Polly” Smith is the beginning of
My Cherokee Line…If you see a name in this family that you might know or have heard of I would love to hear from you…
Thank you for taking the time to read this.
Peace be with you all
My gg-grandmother Mary” Polly” Smith b.about 1850 in Wyoming Co. Va. married Andrew Jackson Phares around 1871.
Their Children:
My g-grandmother MARGARET Elizabeth Phares married 01 Oct 1891 to John Wesley Tharp
their children:
Glady Tharp married a Fuller man
Grace Tharp married a Miller man
Mabel Tharp married a Couger man
Mary J. Tharp married Ralph Ware
their children-Bobbie Ware. Louise Ware and Lenora Ware
Arnie G. Tharp
Ralph Tharp
Virgie F. Tharp married Cuba Hosey
My grandmother Hester Alice Tharp married Clarence Everett Gum
their children:
Everett Clarence Gum
Emma Elizabeth Gum
Retus Robert Gum
Virginia Belle Gum
James Wesley Gum
Jackie Phillip Gum
Nancy Mary Jane Gum
And my father Scotty J. Gum