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Re: Redman UGRR connections
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>> The Solomon Bruce who was freed by Abraham Vanmeter in Hardy Co.
> Yes please, I would appreciate that info.
I am familiar with the VanMETER slaves but have only read other people's interpretations of the material.
> I've only ever seen one Solomon Bruce in the Hardy Co. records.
I have no disagreement with that as I don't know where the 2nd Solomon BRUCE was from.
> Thinking along the lines of Andrew Jackson Bruce also using the surname of Redman
Andrew Jackson BRUCE was the son of "a" Solomon BRUCE.
> death record stated that his father was Solomon Bruce and his mother Ellen Redman.
Yes his parents are Solomon BRUCE &
Ellen & Nellie are nicknames for the given name of Eleanor.
> This evidence tells me that Jane may have been Solomon Bruce's second wife,
You are making the mistake of assuming that just because the name is the same,
> but I think I remember you were asking if Jacob was the father of Isaac Clifford
No that was not my question. Here it is again.
I know about the following Jacob CLIFFORDs who were FPOC.
One CLIFFORD line goes like this ...
.1 Jacob CLIFFORD, Sr. m=Mary LETT=LOTT
Another CLIFFORD line goes like this ...
.1 Isaac CLIFFORD, Sr. m=1796 Judy=Julia LEWIS
I was asking you whether or not you might know if any of these Jacobs
> John Redman, the Rev War pensioner of Hardy Co., was married to Sarah Days.
That is the same info as I already have.
> From the personal property tax lists of Hardy Co., the other children are Lucy, Moses, Reuben, Rachel.
I would just like to clarify this statement to make sure I am not misunderstanding.
Have these tax lists been transcribed & available anywhere ?
Thanks for any help with these vexing problems
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