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A Cape Becomes a Coffin
A Cape Becomes a Coffin
Now, along about this time everywhere you would look there were posters and advertisements, every one just alike, "Go west, young man, go west." After Jim having talked it over with some of the older men in Pounding Mill, he decided this was the thing for him to do.... 
 
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Alexander Suiter/Sarah Totten History
Alexander Suiter/Sarah Totten History
Source: A standard History of Allen County, Ohio: An Authentic Narrative Vol. 2 
 
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Beldzikowski Children Orphanage Intake
Beldzikowski Children Orphanage Intake
 
 
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Benjamin Totten & Jurgen Springsteen
Benjamin Totten & Jurgen Springsteen
Benjamin struck up a friendship with Jurgen SPRINGSTEEN of Bowrie and Fishkill, who was not satisfied with the way Hempstead was becoming crowded and the lack of land. They decided to seek their fortune elsewhere..... 
 
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Bill Pack Points His Wagon Toward Floyd County, Finds Love and Adventure
Bill Pack Points His Wagon Toward Floyd County, Finds Love and Adventure
Now, along about this time, Flem's brother, William (Bill) Pack figured it was time to make a change for the future. He bought a small conestoga wagon, and covered it with sailcloth..... 
 
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Burress & Combs Family History
Burress & Combs Family History
Written by Matilda Burress Bledsoe, Raleigh's daughter. 
 
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Cynthia Gets a Husband
Cynthia Gets a Husband
Now as Bill and Amelia Pack's lives went along, Amy found she was expecting a baby. Back in those days, the new mother wasn't allowed to even put her feet on the floor till the the baby was nine days old..... 
 
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Elizabeth Burris and John Trolinger of Virginia
Elizabeth Burris and John Trolinger of Virginia
 
 
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Father of John Totten
Father of John Totten
 
 
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Flem and the Panther
Flem and the Panther
One time, Uncle Flem said he had gone to a place in the woods called a deer lick. It was near a small sink hole, and there were a lot of leaves on the ground. He stretched out to wait for a deer. He hadn't meant to go to sleep, but nevertheless he did. 
 
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Flemming Pack Loses Another Wife
Flemming Pack Loses Another Wife
 
 
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Granny Spence's Witchcraft solution saves Cousin Flem
Granny Spence's Witchcraft solution saves Cousin Flem
Sarah had a 17 year old brother, Flem. The closest neighbor was one we shall not call by name since grandma as well as everybody else said the old woman of the house was a witch.... 
 
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Information About the Son of George and Stella
Information About the Son of George and Stella
 
 
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Jasper/John Totten Connection Confusion
Jasper/John Totten Connection Confusion
 
 
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John and Matilda Delong Pack
John and Matilda Delong Pack
Many years ago, there were a young man and woman who lived somewhere along the banks of the Clinch River with quite a few other settlers. This chapter of Captain John Delong and his wife, Matilda, takes place around the early 1800's..... 
 
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John Trollinger and Elizabeth Burress
John Trollinger and Elizabeth Burress
 
 
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June Flood
June Flood
Grandma Sarah and Grandma Cynthia Pack Quesenberry took turns telling us things. As far as we could tell, they never told us anything that wasn't true, for they were Christians. Grandma Sarah smoked a clay pipe.... 
 
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Newberry Murder Trial, 1822 - Franklin Co. VA
Newberry Murder Trial, 1822 - Franklin Co. VA
 
 
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Sarah Pack & William Burress
Sarah Pack & William Burress
Sarah, being the oldest, grew up and married a man named William (Bill) Burress. As time went along, Sarah and Bill built a log cabin on the mountain we now know as Stoney Ridge.... 
 
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The Lives of the Berkeleys
The Lives of the Berkeleys
 
 
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Totten VS. Totten Heirs John Totten, Sr. Estate
Totten VS. Totten Heirs John Totten, Sr. Estate
 
 
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Two Jasper Tottens?
Two Jasper Tottens?
 
 
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Viar/Via Beginnings
Viar/Via Beginnings