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 Thomas William Mayo, Jr., See the "Early family line of Wingina" page. His second wife. Her name was Ella "Russie" Brown, born 1883. Russie's daughter Lucille Justine Mayo, born 1912, married Theodore "Ted" Venable, born 1909.
Ella Russie Brown, and Thomas William Mayo's son, Jerome Q Mayo, born in 1922, married
Merniece Rose, born in 1932. Merniece was the daughter of Mayo Junius Rose, and Jurean Early.
Jurean, was the daughter of Gracie Nicholas. See the "Nicholas family line of Wingina" page.
The parents of Mayo Junius Rose was William Henry Rose, Sr., and Sallie Bowling. Here are the rest of the children of William Henry Rose, Sr., and Sallie Bowling. They are, Searetta Esta Virginia. Sallie Bell, Bertha, Elizabeth, James Thomas, Ella Mae, and, Nina.
Before we continue, I must give you some important information about the Mayo family
line. They were freed slaves prior to 1850. The Mayo family, also pronounced as Mayhoe,
appeared in the 1850 federal census records, as free negroes. They were the grand parents
of Thomas William Mayo, Jr. His grand parents were James Mayo, born in 1767, and
Phoebe, born in 1777, freed by Major William Mayo, born in 1684.
To this day, some of the Mayo descendants still resides on Mayo Creek, in Wingina, Nelson Virginia. The creek was named in honor of major William Mayo, who was the first cousin of Dr. William Cabell. Major William Mayo's mother was Elizabeth Hooper, born in 1662. Dr. William Cabell's mother was Rachel Hooper, born in 1679. Elizabeth, and Rachel Hooper, were sisters.
The parents of William Henry Rose were Albert Rose, born in 1840, and Margaret Reynolds born in 1850. The parents of Albert Rose, Sr. were James Rose, born in 1794, and Cecilia "Sealey" Rose, born in 1795. Sealey Rose, was a slave of John K Moore. The children of Albert Rose, and Margaret Reynolds, were, Eliza, Eurastus, Moses, Martha, Albert Jr., and William Henry Rose.
Eurastus Rose, born in 1869, married Mary Francis Flemming, born in 1879. Mary Francis,
was the daughter of Nelson Flemming, Sr., born in 1840, and Mary Mollie Smith,
born in 1849. Nelson senior's brother, was Tarlton Flemming, Sr., born in 1838.
Tarlton Flemming, and his brother Nelson, were slaves of Mayo Carrington Cabell,
whose brother was Nicholas Cabell, Jr.
Rebecca Lee Wayne was the 3rd wife of my grand uncle James Nicholas. Rebecca's first
husband, was John Lincoln Rose, Jr., born in 1896. John Lincoln Rose, Jr., and
Rebecca Lee Wayne, had issue. Their children were Massie James, Elsie, Charles Andrew,
Russell Emmett, David, Lena Nora. Martha Lucy, Clarence Herbert, Mary Francis, and John Isaac Rose.
The parents, of John Lincoln Rose, Jr., were John Lincoln Rose, Sr., born about 1862, and Lucy, also known as Elsie, born in 1865. John L. Rose Sr.'s father Isaac Rose, was the brother of Albert Rose, Sr.
(1769 - 1960)
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