Edward Parke Custis Lewis (1837 – 1892)

LEWIS, Edward Parke Custis, soldier and diplomat, was born at Audley, near Berryville, Clarke co., Va., Feb. 7,1837, son of Lorenzo and Esther Maria (Coxe) Lewis. The first of his family in America was Robert Lewis, who received a grant … Continue reading

Ware Connections to Presidents James Madison and Zachary Taylor by: Judy C. Ware

CONNECTION BETWEEN THE WARES AND PRESIDENTS JAMES MADISON and ZACHARY TAYLOR ALSO Dolley Madison, Patrick Henry, Supreme Court Justice Thomas Todd, Reverend Alexander Balmain, Major George Steptoe Washington (a nephew of President Washington) and the first Mrs. Jefferson Davis Researched … Continue reading

Wareland and the Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church Franklin Co. Kentucky REVISED

A little over a week ago, Judy Ware e-mailed me a current map of the area around Frankfort and Versailles KY.  She had just been to that area on a research trip with her husband.  (Judy is the author of … Continue reading

“Susannah Ware and Daughter Ann Payne “Take Tea” with “Aunt” Dolley.”

A Story, as told by daughter Agnes Ware Sergeant to Family. Taken from the “Richardson/Ware/Stanfield” notes: Selected by Betty Jean (Davis) Fitzgerald.   The story is based on the following quote:  “1800 Grandmother Ann Payne Ware 1.  James Richardson,  2. … Continue reading

William Hodgson (1842 – )

”WILLIAM HODGSON. William Hodgson is a native of Cumberland county, England, where he was born on December 25, 1842. He is the son of Hetherington and Rebecca (Smithson) Hodgson, both of whom were also natives of Cumberland county, England. It … Continue reading

Webster Flanagan (1832 – )

“General Webster Flanagan. Of the surviving ‘elder statesmen’ of Texas, none is better known and entitled to more distinction for his past services than General Webster Flanagan, of Henderson, Texas. He is one of the few remaining public men of … Continue reading