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Tolson's VA. N.C. & S.C. 1700's1800's
Posted by: Phillip Thomas Date: February 06, 1999 at 06:57:12
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George Tolson, died,1825 m.Sidney Oglesby Carteret County, NC. his father possibly named William. Family migrated from St. Stephens Parish, Northumberland County VA. Family moved with a group of other Families and settled in Carteret County N.C.[Portsmouth Island] before 1790. The first U.S. census in 1790 recorded 96 free white males, 92 free white females, 38 slaves and three free blacks. Some of the family names were Casey,Daniels, Dixon, Fulcher, Harris, Ireland, Styron and TOLSON, decendants of these families still live in Carteret, County
Would like to chat with anyone who can connect with the above information.
Also with related familes [Surnames] OGLESBY, WEST, GANDY,PETTIVEU, and EDMUNDS/EDMONDS
During this timeframe,the group,I believe was associated with Brandywine Bay Development on Bogue Sound NC, [Portsmouth Island].
My [maternal]line John H. Tolson b.1810 in Carteret Co. N.C. moved to Society Hill, Welch Neck, Darlington Co. S.C. and married 1st Elizabeth Gandy. Children + 6
1 John H. jr. b.?
2 Booka Gandy b.9 Jan 1837
3 George Washington b. 12 June 1839
4 Edward P. b. 24 Sept 1842
5 Elizabeth H. b. 14 April 1848
6 Charles Bonaparte b. 15 Dec. 1849
Elizabeth Gandy's parents were Booka Gandy and Delilah Edmunds/Edmonds

m.2nd Mary Kelly. John H. died 13 April 1871 in Cartersville, Darlington County S.C.
Phillip Thomas


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