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From: "Joyce Reece" <>
Subject: Re: [SHEETS] William SHEETS
Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2000 19:45:22 -0500
I don't know if this will help you but the Sheets first appeared in Smith
and Bucks County Pennsylvania. My gggg grandmother was Mary Sheets daughter
of Jacob Sheets and Margaret Rule. The family was from PA. traveled down
the Old Wagon Road thru Virginia to North Carolina and Mary and her husband
James Gaston eventually wound up in Monroe County, Tennessee in 1820 where
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Sent: Sunday, January 30, 2000 7:26 PM
Subject: [SHEETS] William SHEETS
> Hello to all SHEETS researchers. I am new at this, but here goes.
> I am looking for information on William Sheets, 7 Apr 1812 - 22 Apr 1904
> Washington Co. VA. He was married to Elizabeth VAUGHT in Smyth Co. VA.
> Elizabeth VAUGHT, 29 Oct 1812 - 12 Mar 1890 Washington Co. VA. They are
> buried in Bethel Cemetery, Washington Co. VA.
> Known children: David W., *Mary Margaret, Lavinia E., Rachel Ann, Esther
> James, Mathias P., and Morgan D.
> All of the above children were listed on the 1860 Smyth Co. VA Census.
> *Mary Margaret (Maggie) 15 Nov 1834 Smyth Co. VA d. 13 Feb 1923 in
> Co. VA. She was married to James M. RYAN in Smyth Co. They are both
> at Trinity United Methodist Church cemetery, Red House, Campbell Co. VA.
> Any leads/information would be greatly appreciated.