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Notes for Jost (Joseph) Counts:
Western Virginia - will dated 1730.
Came to Virginia in 1714 to work in iron mines.
About 1714 Governor Spottswood the Royal Governor of Virginia induced several German or Swiss families to come to Virgnina and work in the iron mines.Others came later but apparently were kinfold.Some who came to America were, They came at various times from 1714 on.
Jost or Joseph
Children of Jost (Joseph) Counts are:
- +John Counts, b. 18 Apr 1706, Niederndorf Area in Vicinity of Siegen, Germany, d. 1803, Russell County Virginia.