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Re: Jesse Spurgeon - WV Preston County
Posted by: Nancy Paugh Yob Date: January 09, 2002 at 06:49:20
In Reply to: Re: Jesse Spurgeon - WV Preston County by Mike Camp of 968

Mike, thanks for the response. It does seem that you have the right Jesse. From my date "guestimates", Calvin (who was actually my ggg-grandfather) must have been born about 1798. That would mean he went to live with Jesse when Jesse was about 29. I have always wondered why he went to live with the Spurgeons, and have thought that they might have been related in some way. My great-grandmother's diary speaks of the father (Eli) dying, but there is no mention of what happened to Calvin's mother. Maybe she was a was a relative of Jesse's. How exciting!! I have a tremendous amount of information on my ggg-grandmother's (Sarah Ann Smalley) side of the family, but nothing past Calvin.

Thanks again for the info, and I wil definitely keep in touch. Nancy

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