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 examine, Susan, "Sukey" Diggs, born in 1785. She was the cook, and housekeeper
of Nathaniel Francis Cabell. Her son, Lewis Diggs, was the father of Sophia Diggs,
mentioned on the "Nicholas family of Wingina" page.
Sukey's son, Daniel Diggs was born in 1820, and married Caroline Horsley, born in 1857. Daniel, was sent to work on the farm of Paul Carrington Cabell. Paul C., born in 1833, was the son of Edward Cabell, born in 1797. (See "Diggs" family line).
Edward was the brother of Mayo Cabell, born in 1800, of Union Hill. Mayo Cabell was the father of William Daniel Cabell, who married first, the daughter of Nathaniel Francis Cabell. Her name was Elizabeth Nicholas Cabell, born in 1834, and died in 1863.
Caroline Horsley, wife of Daniel Diggs,Sr., was the daughter of Frederick Horsley, born in 1821, and Millie Whitlock, born in 1823. Caroline and Daniel had five children together. Their names were, Eloise, Clara, Nettie, Susan, and Daniel junior. Daniel Diggs,Sr., died around 1910. (See "Horsley" family line).
In 1917, Caroline Horsley married Noah Venable, born in 1847.
Noah's first wife, was Susan Tension (last name also listed as Winston), born in 1843, mentioned on the "Nicholas family of Wingina" page.
Their daughter was Julia Venable, born in 1871. Julia, married William Nicholas, who was the son of Washington Nicholas, mentioned on the "Nicholas family of Wingina" page.
Caroline Horsley's mother, Millie Whitlock was the daughter of Matthew Whitlock, born in 1786. Matthew, was a slave of George Whitlock, born in 1787, and Paulina Cabell, born in 1789. (See "Whitlock" family line).
Paulina, was the daughter of Samuel Jordan Cabell, born in 1756, of
Soldier's Joy, in Union Hill, Norwood, Nelson Virginia. Samuel Jordan Cabell, was
the son of Dr.William Cabell,
mentioned on the "Nicholas family of Wingina" page, and Elizabeth Burks, born in 1705.
This public accessible area of web pages, displays just a small sample of my research. The paid site (when completed) contains 24,590 individuals -14,440 photos - 21,000 records - 19,000 sources
(also shown on ancestry).
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