[Bolling5] Fw: RootsMagic Report - Thomas Dawson - Henrico-Goochland VA
joycepoole36 at comcast.net
Mon Mar 29 18:39:05 CDT 2010
Betty Stokes' report about Thomas Dawson - next will send one on Martin
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From: "Betty Stokes" <betinhou at comcast.net>
To: "'Joyce Poole'" <joycepoole36 at comcast.net>
Sent: Monday, March 29, 2010 3:52 PM
Subject: RootsMagic Report - Thomas Dawson - Henrico-Goochland VA
> This is my Thomas Dawson, father of my William Dawson, father of Sarah
> Dawson who married Avington Muckleroy (other spellings).
> You will notice that he was transported by Ann Perin. We discussed the
> Perins a while back. A lady who researched with me had a doubt as to the
> being transported. She said that there was a practice of using that for
> You may notice that he was also listed as a Merchant. I say "He" because I
> found the name in a location where I would expect him to be. I have been
> wrong before. :-) My Thomas was the only Dawson in the area at the time
> (Martin had not come yet) so I assumed he was the one transported.
> I filed on William for DAC and it was accepted. I may have assumed that
> of the service items I sent in were for him. Someone else pointed out to
> that his Dawsons who were in another county (in NC) were more likely to be
> one ones in the French and Indian War list by Mertie (can't think of her
> name right now). He may have a point because the captain of the group was
> also from that county. I had shared the information with a professional
> genealogist whom I knew had a client of my line and she filed on him
> apparently right away for her client using that information. I did have
> another item in my papers that would prove his service though. DAC has
> slightly different requirements. I did manage to file 4 applications near
> the same time. 3 were on my Mackelroys (other spellings).
> Back to the Other Dawsons - The line the lady is referring to is what we
> call the Martin Dawson line. That line apparently was in Isle of Wight
> earlier. I'm a little shaky on their earlier information. But as I said,
> Thomas was in Henrico earlier than Martin. When Henrico was divided,
> was in Goochland and Martin in Amherst.
> Feel free to pass on what I sent if you know anyone who is interested. I
> worked on the line a long time, but there are still some things that need
> more work.
> I was interested in the other material in what you sent. I think it will
> easier if I go to that and do a reply.
> Created by RootsMagic Family Tree Software
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