Joan Horsley's Genealogical Research

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JAMES HORSLEY SR.      JAMES HORSLEY JR.      VALENTINE HORSLEY

JAMES & ELIZABETH (HORSLEY) PERDUE

1871 Letters of Sallie T. K. Horsley to Green Horsley Knowles

Top Ten Horsley Myths       T.T. & JOHN B. HORSLEY

THOMAS KENDRICK

HARVEY       JARRELL       NANCY JARRELL MADISON

MILDRED "MILLY" WANSLEY, Wife of JOHN WANSLEY
JOSEPH ABBOTT (born abt. 1710) and FAMILY of Halifax County, Virginianew

Individual reports on his children: new
Ann       Benjamin       Elizabeth and Martha       Fleming       Frances       John       Joseph Abbott Jr.       Leonard       Martha       Mary Abbott Owen       Moody       Moses       Rachel       Richard       Sarah       William      

Court Records      Deeds  new  Reports on Joseph's grand children will be published next.
Joe Horsley's Personal Narrative of World War II  new

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As many of you know, Joan Horsley passed away in February 2014. She worked 14 hours a day doing genealogy and had many reports in progress when she died. All the reports will be placed on this website as they are completed. Any questions concerning the reports should be directed to me (her husband) at:


TOP TEN HORSLEY MYTHS

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JAMES HORSLEY SR. of MARYLAND (c1685-c1748)
AND OUR HORSLEY FAMILY BEGINNINGS (Revised Oct 2010 [2015])

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JAMES HORSLEY JR. (1731-c1815) and FAMILY:
THE ROAD SOUTH FROM MARYLAND (Revised Oct 2011 [2015])

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VALENTINE HORSLEY and SARAH KENDRICK FAMILY:
THE GEORGIA YEARS (Revised 2011 [2015])

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        Valentine Horsley & Sarah Kendrick Family (including sources [2011]


JAMES PERDUE FAMILY (including sources)
MARRIED ELIZABETH HORSLEY

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THOMAS KENDRICK and FAMILY
of HALIFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA and YORK COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA

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        Thomas Kendrick - Timeline of Records [2010]


WILLIAM HORSLEY and HANNAH RYAN: Parents of
Theophilus T. Horsley, John B. Horsley, and Mary Horsley Parton

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John B. Horsley - York County, SC Deeds 1830-1839 with Annotated Time Line 1825-1860         View and print report 

John B. Horsley and Wife “Permelia” in Family Bible Records  View and print report   

Probate of Estate of Jonathan Huff, Father of Pamela “Permelia” Huff Horsley         View and print report     


Overview: Jarrell Families of Early Culpeper and Madison County, Virginia         View and print report     

The JARRELL FAMILY of EARLY VIRGINIA
With focus on DANIEL JARRELL and his wife MARY DAVIS
Their Family, Relatives, & Neighbors View report    Print report   

Addendum A: Maps of Early Jarrell Migration in Virginia
Addendum B: Jarrell Families and Related Harvey & Humphreys Families
            Personal Property Taxes 1811 – 1836
            Giles, Kanawha and Logan County, VA/WV


RICHARD JARRELL SR. FAMILY
CULPEPER and MADISON COUNTY, VIRGINIA    View and print report     


NANCY JARRELL MADISON (1789 – 1875)        View and print report 


ELIJAH HARVEY & MARY JARRELL FAMILY
CULPEPER and MADISON COUNTY, VIRGINIA
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WILLIAM HARVEY and ELIZABETH STANTON FAMILY
CULPEPER and MADISON COUNTY, VIRGINIA
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MILDRED "MILLY" WANSLEY
Wife of JOHN WANSLEY of Albemarle County, Virginia and Elbert County, Georgia
(Previously known as Amelia Barber): Fictions and Facts in Wansley Family Genealogies

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Corrections to the Original Report


JOSEPH ABBOTT and Family   Ann   Benjamin   Elizabeth and Martha   Fleming   Frances   John   Joseph Abbott Jr.   Leonard   Martha   Mary Abbott Owen   Moody   Moses   Rachel   Richard   Sarah   William   Court Records  Deeds  new       (see * below for special printing instructions) Reports on Joseph's grand children will be published next.


JOSEPH ABBOTT and FAMILY of Halifax County, Virginianew
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ANN ABBOTT
Daughter of Joseph Abbott of Halifax County, Virginia
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BENJAMIN ABBOTT and FAMILY
Son of Joseph Abbott of Halifax County, Virginia
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ELIZABETH ABBOTT and MARTHA ABBOTT
Daughters of Joseph Abbott of Halifax County, Virginia
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FLEMING ABBOTT and FAMILY
Son of Joseph Abbott of Halifax County, Virginia
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FRANCES ABBOTT ROBERTSON and FAMILY
Daughter of Joseph Abbott of Halifax County, Virginia
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JOHN ABBOTT and FAMILY
Son of Joseph Abbott of Halifax County, Virginia
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JOSEPH ABBOTT JR. and FAMILY
Son of Joseph Abbott of Halifax County, Virginia
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LEONARD ABBOTT and FAMILY
Son of Joseph Abbott of Halifax County, Virginia
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MARY ABBOTT OWEN and FAMILY
Daughter of Joseph Abbott of Halifax County, Virginia
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MOODY ABBOTT and FAMILY
Son of Joseph Abbott of Halifax County, Virginia
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MOSES ABBOTT and FAMILY
Son of Joseph Abbott of Halifax County, Virginia
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RACHEL ABBOTT
Daughter of Joseph Abbott of Halifax County, Virginia
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RICHARD ABBOTT and FAMILY
Son of Joseph Abbott of Halifax County, Virginia
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CATHARINE FULKERSON
Wife of Richard Abbott of Halifax County, Virginia
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JOHN J. ABBOTT
Son of Richard Abbott and Catharine Fulkerson of Halifax County, VA
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PAULINA (Perlina) S. LAX
Wife of John J. Abbott
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NICHOLAS W. ABBOTT
Son of John J. Abbott & Paulina “Perlina” S. Lax/Lack
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NANCY ELIZABETH LOWERY
Wife of Nicholas W. Abbott
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SARAH ABBOTT
Daughter of Joseph Abbott of Halifax County, Virginia
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WILLIAM ABBOTT and FAMILY
Son of Joseph Abbott of Halifax County, Virginia
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COURT RECORDS
Relating to Joseph Abbott and Family of Halifax County, Virginia
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DEEDS
Relating to Joseph Abbott and Family of Halifax County, Virginia
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Joe Horsley's Personal Narrative of World War II new

This is a story about Captain Horsley and the forty-two enlisted men who were in the 1097th Engineers during World War II.

For the sake of those of my family and friends who might be interested in knowing some of my experiences while "away to the wars", I am undertaking this little chronological narrative covering the period from the time we left training camp in the States until after the war in Europe ended in complete victory. I can promise that there will be no hair-raising or exciting events to relate, and nothing of the story book flavor in it. In fact, its chief virtue, if any, would be that the experiences related are so very routine and typical of those of thousands of service force troops who fight all their battles far from the blood and smoke of the front lines. (From his narrative.)

Joan's father left this personal narrative concerning his service in World War II. My assumption is that he wrote it based on his personal daily notes and typed it between the end of the war and when he returned to the States. Joan inherited his mind, values and work ethic.

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