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Re: Alleghany during the Civil War
Posted by: Captain Maynard (ID *****0875) Date: September 02, 2004 at 06:30:00
In Reply to: Re: Alleghany during the Civil War by Charles Murphy of 282

The "Bess" surname from this line was derived (most-likely from illiteracy) from its original spelling of "Best". This should suffice back before immigration.

1) http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/e/s/Gary-S-Bess/ODT15-0019.html

2) http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/e/s/Gary-S-Bess/ODT15-0017.html

3) http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/e/s/Gary-S-Bess/ODT15-0011.html?Welcome=1094131513

4) http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/e/s/Gary-S-Bess/ODT15-0001.html

5) http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/e/s/Gary-S-Bess/index.html

Alexander Bess
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Henry Bess
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William H. Bess*
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Christopher Bess (sometimes spelled "Best")*
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William Best
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Peter Best
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Thomas Best (Immigrated from Sussex, England circa 1631
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William Best

* William H. Bess was a veteran of the War of 1812

** Christopher Bess/Best was a veteran of both French-Indian War and the American Revolution.

Enjoy!

CM






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