Mr GR GR GR GR Grandmother is listed as Ms Norrid, whom married James Keith abt 1750 to 60. James was an indentured servant to a James Nor Reed ( I was told this, and have no facts to back it up)James Nor Reed was a Merchant and traveled extensively in the area of Virginia. Somewhere in Virginia there is a village or town by the name Norrid or simular spelling.
I have found where James Keith owned property on Snow Creek in Va and also in other locations. he is said to be burried in Willis, Va, Floyd Co. There are several Keith families still living in this area.
We have been unable to find any facts that would lead us to the actual name of "Ms Norrid", Everything we have found so far has been speculation.
The name James Nor Reed was found in a story about the area and mentions James Nor Reed as a witness in a dispute over property adjoining land owned by James Keith, located on boundaries of Snow Creek. It identified him as a merchant who traveled with a small child. The sex of the child was not listed.
The name James NorReed came up in a discussion Saturday, Sept 2,2002 with my brother. He talked about a old history book that belonged to a neighbor that was given to him years ago.
There has been many people researching this name and come up with nothing, so any little fact would help. Thankyou, Charles Keith