Posted By:Keith Jones
Subject:Speed family from Mecklengurg County, Va
Post Date:August 13, 2003 at 13:56:08
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Forum:Mecklenburg County, VA Genealogy Forum
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I'm looking for some info on my ggggrandmother, Mary Ann Speed. She was born 12/3/1796 in Mecklenburg Co, Va, and i dies 4/3/1826 (where?). She married William Duke Jones (when? where?). They had several children: among them my gggrandfather Joseph Speed Jones (b 10/7/1814 in Warren County, NC)

The Speed name was passed down through the family and recurred quite frequently in the family names as a middle name, and I'm just really curious as to where it came from and want to know more!

I had another lead that said that Mary Ann's Father was Joseph Speed (b 5/27/1750 in Mecklenburg Co, Va) and her mother was Ann (Nancy?) Bignall. Bignall is another name that was passed down through the family, so I'd like to believe that this is an accurate assumption, but I'd also like to get some proof or at least a couple of other sources to validate it.

Be glad to share any info that I've got on the later generations, too. I've Jones's out the wazoo!

Keith Jones