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Re: Ruth Herndon Sheilds
Posted by: Jim Florence (ID *****0068) Date: March 03, 2011 at 18:18:12
In Reply to: Re: Ruth Herndon Sheilds by Richard McLaud of 2750

It is Jonathan Poe. He was in Caswell Co. NC by 1784. He bought 250 acres of land on Country Line Creek on July 15, 1784. There was a James Poe listed as a witness on another deed in 1786.
Since Jonathan Poe was giving my relation Power of Attorney later, I wondered if they were kin to us. Obed Florence's wife Phebe was married once before. She married William Corder, and he died from a gun shot wound he got in the War. My Obed married Phebe Corder in 1782. We have never found out her maiden name, and wondered if she could have been a Poe, or at least related to the Poe Family.
Jim Florence

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