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Re: Jared Groce 1800 Texas
Posted by: felicia bragg (ID *****9880) Date: October 12, 2011 at 13:41:21
In Reply to: Re: Jared Groce 1800 Texas by Brittany Green of 266

Nice to hear from you, Brittany. Your Great-Grandfather George F. Groce was born 30 November 1867 in what became Waller Co., TX. I doubt that he married Addie Gee, but they did have several children, whom you probably have already identified. What you may not know is that Addie Gee was the daughter of Amy Lushard/Lasard and a white man by the name of James B. Gee. Amy and James Gee had several other children, including Curtis, Edward, Lucy and Eva. Amy was born into slavery; she and her parents, Abraham Lusard and Kitty, were held by the slaveholder Phillip M. Cuny on his plantation in Sunnyside (Hempstead) Texas. Amy had at least one sister, Maria, who married a man named John Hogan and died on 22 Oct 1922 in Hempstead, Waller Co., Tx. I hope this information help you. Let me know if you are interested in the other info I have. The reason I got interested in the Gees is because my own ancestors were held on the same plantation as yours, and I am trying to trace all those I've identified. You may email me directly at felbragg@gmail.com.


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