Starting Sept. 5, 2014, Genealogy.com will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Gleaves Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

gleaves family history
Posted by: melanie gleaves-hirsch and charles g. gleaves Date: January 16, 2001 at 18:55:55
  of 230

My father, Charles Gambill Gleaves,Jr. age 76, is a native of Tennessee who has a life-long interest in geneaology but never had the time to research his family history, although he has gleaned a lot from relatives who passed on. We know we are descendents of Absalom Gleaves and William Gleaves, and we know our relatives fought for the Confederacy. We're just launching our family search, and are new to this. Can anyone give us any hints as to where to start? Can anyone help us follow the direct line from Charles Gleaves Jr. back to Charles Gleaves Sr., back to Jesse Gleaves, then back to his father, Guy Gleaves, Absalom Gleaves, and so forth all the way back to William? Thanks so much. We're brand new to this. Sorry to be so green!!!!!

Sincerely,

melanie gleaves-hirsch
syracuse, n.y.


Followups:

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/gleaves/messages/55.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network