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Smithereens, Bits & Pieces of Our Family History

Updated September 9, 2006

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This site includes information regarding descendants of the following families:

Gregory, Smith, Parks, Taylor, Tippie/Teppe, Baugh, Burnes, Hardy, Bailey, Lane, Dowden, Gore, Ashford, Neville, Porter, Fish, Ring, Cooke, Harding, Doane, Whitton, Morecock/Murdock, Brown, Miller, Cowan, Goodall, Wood, Hardin, Hoge, Hume/Home, Hunsaker, Huber, Eby, Spikner, Bieri, Stirtz, Graham, Stewart, Holtzclaw, Otterbach, Heimbach, Fishbach, Loker, Orme., Walker, Storie, Bradley, DuSauchoy, Rossignol, Neville, Porter, Ashford, Brown...

These families lived in Charles Co., MD; Prince George's Co., MD; Loudon Co., VA; Frederick Co., MD; Frederick Co., VA; Fauquier Co., VA; Wilkes Co., GA; Henderson Co., TN; Marion Co., AR; Pope Co., AR; Okfuskee Co., OK; Seqouyah Co., OK; Eastham, Barnstable Co., MA; Plymouth, MA; Staten Island, NY; Perth Amboy, NJ.....

Many of our families emigrated to America from other countries:

The DuSauchoy/Rossignol families emigrated to NY from Holland in 1657; the Hoge/Hume families emigrated from Scotland to Perth Amboy, NY in 1685, later settling in Frederick Co., VA; the Ring/Cooke/Snow/Morecock/Murdock/Harding/Doane/Fish/Brown/Hardy families emigrated from England to Plymouth in the early 1630's, several of them founding the town of Eastham; John Neville emigrated in 1633 from England to Charles Co., MD on board The Ark and the Dove, his wife, Johanna Porter, emigrating in 1652; the Holtzclaw/Otterbach/Heimbach/Fishbach families emigrated from Nassau-Siegen, Germany to VA in 1714, the first Germans to Virginia, later settling Germantown in Fauquier Co., VA; the Burnes family emigrated from Scotland to Prince George's Co., MD purchasing land that became the old downtown area of Washington, DC; the Teppe/Tippie family emigrated from Bas Rhin, Germany in 1736 to PA, later settling in OH; the Hunsaker family emigrated in 1732 from Weisbaden, Germany, originally from Langnau, Switzerland, Mennonites that were transported to Lancaster Co., PA after being imprisoned in Bern.

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