Vernon Family Genealogy Forum
Dear Vernon Researchers: Seeking info on Nicholas Vernon/Virnum/Vernum, etc. who was b. in NC and living in Washington Co VA in 1850c. Need particularly the surname of his wife, Nancy. There were other Vernons in the county from NC at that time - the wife of John Odle, being one of them. Thanks much. Jack Hockett firstname.lastname@example.org
*HH363: VERNON, Nicholas, 51; Nancy, 44; Lucinda, 17; Abner, 16; Nancy, 13: (Not found 1860c; peruse records of Wilkes or Surry Co. NC for Nancy’s surname. There are several mentions of Abner Vernon in the 1850’s in the WCV MBs. Abner and Nancy mar in WCV. See WCV DB 19: p. 304: WCV: ...Indenture, 17 Dec 1849: NICHOLAS VIRNAM (Vernon), WCV to DAVID M. STEWART, same… whereas NICHOLAS VIRNAM is indebted to JAMES S. BUCHANAN & Co. for $50.50 as per note of 18 Dec 1849 and payable a day after date thereafter, and sd. NICHOLAS VERNUM being willing & desirous to secure payment of same. Now this indenture… for premises and for further $1, hath sold… sells to DAVID M. STEWART, following personal property, to wit, one cow, 3 beds, bedsteads & furniture, 2 tables, 2 pots, 2 ovens, 2 shovels, all other articles of household and kitchen furniture belonging to sd. VERNUM… In trust nevertheless... 1851 PPTL, WCV, Upper: no listing; 1852: VURNUM, Abner; 1853: Vernon, Abner; 1854: No listing; 1855: Vernon, Nicholas, Abner; 1856: Vernon, Nicholas; 1857: no listing; 1858: Vernon, Nicholas, Abram (sic); 1859: no listing; 1860: Vernon, Abner./// Regarding Nancy Vernon mar Lafayette W. East – see 1860 and 1870c, Sullivan Co. TN/// 1880c, Sullivan Co. TN, Union: East, Nancy, 42, TN/VA/TN; James W., son, 13, TN/VA/TN; Mary M., 10; Frankly H., other, male, 10m, VA/VA/TN)
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