Penn / Pinn Family
Taliaferro / Toliver Family
Vaughn / Vaughan Family
African American Heritage
Jean L. Cooper
(African American line)
This is just an introductory page, to this family line.
Let's pick up at William Henry Venable, son of Noah Venable, born in 1877. He
married Virginia "Jennie" Shipman (daughter of Abram Shipman and Julia Allen).
William H. Venable's daughter Susan Venable, born in 1909, married Leffrich Mayo, born in 1899.
The child of Leffrich and Susan was Geraldine "Jaleel" Mayo (1924 - 1985). The second wife of Leffrich, was Alice Geneva Butler. They had four children.
The parents of Leffrich were Thomas W. Mayo, Jr., born 1862, and Pocahontus "Poca" White,
Thomas W. Mayo, Jr., had a second wife. Her name was Ella "Russie" Brown, born 1883. Russie's daughter Lucille Justine Mayo, born 1912, married Theodore "Ted" Venable, born 1909.
Russie and Tom's daughter Dorothy Mayo, was born in 1920. She had two husbands. Her first husband
was Lee R. Johnson, born 1922. Dorothy's second husband was Isaac Early, born in 1919.
Isaac Early, was the son of Gracie Nicholas. see the "Nicholas family line of Wingina" page. Gracie's first husband was Charles Walker Hartiman. Gracie's second husband was Charles Early, born 1863.
See the "Early family line of Wingina" page.
The first wife of Charles Early, was Betty Shipman, born 1874.
Bettie, was the daughter of Abram Shipman, and Julia Allen Nicholas.
(1767 - 1960)
CONTINUE TO PAGE #2 - In depth look at the Mayo family line