Big changes have come to Genealogy.com — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
 
Learn more


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

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: Robert E LeeConnection to Lanfords?
Posted by: D. (ID *****9482) Date: January 09, 2007 at 17:14:48
In Reply to: Re: Robert E LeeConnection to Lanfords? by Keith Lanford of 134

Hi Keith,
Thank you for listing your Lanford line. Unfortunately, I was unable to connect anyone you listed to my Lanford line.

My line is from:
James Lanford born 1740 in VA. died 1822 married to
Mary Francis Lowry born 1742 in VA. died 1781 in VA.

William Lanford born 1775 in Spartanburg SC died 1863 in Woodruff, SC. married to
Jane Leatherwood born 1783 in VA. died 1860 in Woodruff, SC.

David Lanford born 1814 in Spartanburg, SC died 1872 in Spartanburg, SC. married to
Caroline Lee born 1825 in Alabama died 1879 in Spartanburg, SC.

Thomas Andrew Lanford born 1861 in Spartanburg, SC died 1926 married to
Diana Lee Godfrey born 1863 in Woodruff, SC died 1928 in Spartanburg, SC.

Our family had heard, through oral history, that General Robert E. Lee was a relative, but we have been unable to make the connection. If it is true, then we had thoughts that it might have been through Caroline Lee, (we do not have any other information about her except what is stated), or through Diana Lee Godfrey.

But, hearing that you had a relative that was named Robert E. Lee Lanford was very interesting, and I thought that maybe I would be able to find a link. Unfortuately, I do not see any connection (from the names listed) between our lines.

Thank you so much for taking the time to try to help us. Maybe, someone else will be able to make a connection with both of our Lanford lines.

D.


Notify Administrator about this message?
Followups:

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/lanford/messages/109.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

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