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Re: Indian Captives from Virginia, western Pennsylvania
Posted by: Mary Turney Miller (ID *****0997) Date: August 30, 2008 at 19:15:09
In Reply to: Re: Indian Captives from Virginia, western Pennsylvania by Marybeth Wells of 33

I looked at my lists and did not find a Hannah Sovereigns/Soverns/Severns.....I know that Turney was often spelled as Thurny, Turnni, Dorney, Durney, etc. because it was German and they way they pronounced it.

I did find one you might want to look at.

List C
Inclosed in Bouquet to Gage, November 30, 1764, Gage Papers, Clements Library, University of Michigan
List of Necessaries furnished to the Captives of Pennsilvania
Fort Pitt. Nov ye 30th 1764
Names - Female
16. Hannah Maria Sourbach 1 Shirt, 1 legging, 1 shoe Pak

Fort Pitt Dec ye 1t 1764
Received of Colonel Bouquet the above mentioned eighty one Captives and the Neccessaries as against their Names respectively, being in the whole fifty three shirts, forty nine pair of Leggings, sixty three pair of shoe packs, and thirty nine blankets.
Asher Clayton Lt Co
2d B Pa Regt.
Colonel Clayton's Receipt
for Eighty One Captives,
& their Necessaries,
sent down from Fort Pitt
to the Inhabitants -----
December the 1

Sourbach is far from Soverns.......but could it be possible?


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