I saw your post about John Agnew of Bedford Co. John James Agnew was my great grandfather.I have info about him and other members of the family that I can share. What is your interest in him? Are you related?
John James Agnew was the son of Thomas J. Agnew and Martha McConihay. Thomas was the son of William Agnew, Jr and Sally McConihay.(Note that there are a variety of spellings for the McConihay family) William Agnew, Jr and Sally McConohey married December 08, 1807 in Bedford Co., VirginiaAs his 2nd Wife, William Agnew, Jr married Polly West on June 11, 1828 in Bedford Co., Virginia.William Agnew Jr was the son of the William Agnew and Rachel Booker
John J. Agnew married 1st, Essa Ore, and 2nd Margaret Ore (Essa's youngest sister) both daughters of James Austin Ore and America Leftwich. John and his first wife had 13 children. There was only on son, Frank Agnew, from the second marriage. For his third wife, John Agnew married a widow, Mrs. Womack, who had grown children. There was no issue from that union.John Agnew died around 1925.