My name is Ameena Abdul-Aziz, and I live in Boston Massachusetts. I understand that you are related to Peter Gaskins from Westmoreland Virginia.
Peter Gaskins son of Alfred and Mary Jane Gaskins, married Mary Johnson on August 13, 1902. They had three children, Alfred b. 1912, Helen b1905 and Louise b.1908.
Mary Johnson was the daughter of Lizzie (Towles) Johnson and Aaron Johnson. They had two other daughters, Roberta born August 1, 1888 and Dora born December 31, 1885.
Aaron Johnson was the son of Henry and Mary Johnson.
Lizzie/Elizabeth Towles was the daughter of Oliver and Mary(Unknown) Towles.
Oliver and Mary had 4 other daughters, Caroline, Lucy, Emily, and Amanda.
Their daughter Lucy Towles married Thornton Alexander on February 19, 1879. They had 10 children. Their last child, a girl was named Lucy after her mother. This Lucy was my grandmother.
Their daughter Emily Towles married Armstead Williams in Lancaster, Virginia on December 18, 1879.
They had four sons, Garfield, Charles, Willie, & Mack.
We both trace this branch of our trees back to Oliver & Mary Towles. Oliver & Mary are my 2G grandparents.
I have much more information, please feel free to contact me at the above email address if you wish to share.