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James A. Dearing b. 1872; VA

James A. Dearing b. 1872; VA

Posted: 983713987000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1146571638000
Surnames: Dearing
Hello, Michael
I was born in Gettysburg, Pa. My father name is Frank W. Dearing born in Va. My grandfather was James A. Dearing, born in 1872, Rappahannock co, Wakefield Twp. who married a Mettie Clark. He had brothers named John,Martin,William. My grandfather taught school before moving to Pa and lived in the Philadelphia and Cornwall Pa, near Lebanon Pa.



Re: James A. Dearing

Derick (View posts)
Posted: 984086246000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1146571654000
Hi Joseph - I'm Derick Dearing. Would like to hear more info on your line. Please e-mail me at dddwg@aol.com. Thank you!

James A. Dearing

Derick (View posts)
Posted: 984163769000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1146571696000
Surnames: Dearing, Toggans
Hello, Derick
Can give you a little more info: My grandfather had children named, Cora,
Frank, Ruth, Ada. They lived in the area of Washington Va before moving north. Some other Dearings that move to the are was and Uncle/cousin (not sure, I have very little verbal history) a cousin Mildred who married a Shirley Toggans. I belive the children of John, at least one, is named Donald and there is a Donald Jr. I belive Donald Sr move from Harrisburg Pa to the Washington D.
C. area. My e-mail is Mapu1@aol.com

Re: James A. Dearing b. 1872; VA

Posted: 1283394178000
Classification: Query
Surnames: CLARK(E), Dearing
Hello ~ I just discovered on Family Search that Mattie Maud CLARK(E) from Rappahannock married James Dearing. Their detailed Marriage Records are on line now. Mattie "Martha" was born in 1876 according to one census record, She had a sister named Matilda and they were very close in age.

Thomas and Catherine CLARK were my g g grandparents and they were her were her parents!
I can't seem to find them in 1910, were they in PA like may in the family?

Re: James A. Dearing

Posted: 1283394504000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Dearing, Clark
I am thrilled to find out that I am tied to the Dearing family! As I mentioned to another poster, Mattie Maud Clark was one of the 14 children of my g g grandparents, Thomas and Catherine(THOMPSON) CLARK from Rappahannock.

Does that make us distant cousins?
LOL
Stay in touch.
gclark in Los Angeles

Re: James A. Dearing b. 1872; VA

Posted: 1362474369000
Classification: Query
Hello, I think I have been researching your family. I believe Frank has an uncle Martin as well. Martin's parents were Isabelle Jordan and John Dearing. I cannot go past them. Martin raised nephews Clarence, Ulysses and Robert.
I have started a public tree called Dearings of Rappahannock. or Rappahannock Dearings. One of the two. Please check it out.
Thanks so much,

Re: James A. Dearing b. 1872; VA

Posted: 1362474650000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Dearing, Lynch
There is going to be a Families of Avoca Gathering July 6, 2013 at the Avoca Museum in Altavista. Most of the slaves took the names Dearing and Lynch, although there was one Walker slave on the plantation. He married a Dearing.
the Rappahannock Dearing slaves were connected to the Otterbourne and Avoca slaves. The Brownings, Montegues and Fauntleroy's moved their slaves back and forth to prevent the union army from taking them or anything else happening to them so the slaves from both plantations intermingled.
Please come to the gathering if you possibly can. contact me for more information or Frank Murray the director of Avoca.
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