WILL OF JOHN ADAM LINK, April Court 1789, Book 2/328-9
In the name of God Amen. I, John Adam Link, of the state of Virginia & County of Halifax, being of a sound and disposing mind and memory, do make and ordain this my last Will & Testament in manner and form following, that is to say: First I will that all my just debts and funeral charges be paid and discharged by my Executors hereafter named. Also I give and bequeath unto my son Barton Link Ten pound Virginia money to be paid
WalterVTurner (View posts) Posted: 12 Jun 2011 8:55AM GMT
I would like to get in touch with members of the Link family from those and nearby counties and in particular with families of men who are descended in an all-male line from John Adam Link. John Adam was in Halifax County, Virginia, by 1759 and died there in 1789.
The idea is to get a DNA test to see whether this Link family is related to other Links (several spellings), for example the group who arrived in North America from
From: Allen Smith
Date: Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 7:56 PM
Subject: Re: Fishpond
To: Marc Morgan
Thanks for your prompt response. ... You may by this time have all the info I can provide. But being involved with Gen search I find any info on ancestors of interest. The item I observed on the internet was regarding Morgans and Carters.
The Fishpond Conference Minutes record that on Saturday before the third Sunday in May 1852 .... received Silvy, servant of John Morgan by letter. This was the only Morgan whose name appeared in the minutes.
In the minutes for...
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Please note he is buried with his last wife, "Bessie".
It is a significant exchange in my search for Sarah Jane Carter Morgan Argo's mother, Henrietta Link. Having located a marriage record on Ancestry.com for Henrietta Link and "Carter" in Abbeville, SC. I used her name and the location of this marriage to locate this excerpt on Rootsweb that...
Boyds (Charles E. Boyd, The Devil's Den: A History of the 44th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment) has this listing for James M. Morgan: "MORGAN, James M. (enlisted, aged 30; wounded, Darbytown Road" See http://history-sites.com/~kjones/44cmstr.html for the listing.
See http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/battle-of-darbytown-road-johnsons-farm for an account of the battle.
Cousin: Alonza Carter
El Campo, TX
Madisonville on Tchepuncta River
Mandeville (boat) thru Lake Ponchatrain to New Orleans
Train East to Anniston, AL
Church organized in 1842
Named after nearby Indian villiage
Family left for Texas in Dec. 1869
F.P. 10 yrs old
Mother, stepfather and 5 other children
History of the Missionary Baptist Church
History of Alexander City
Louisiana – Mississippi – Alabama
Husband: JOSEPH KNIGHTON
Born: 1808/1810 S.C.
Parents: THOMAS KNIGHTON b:1790 VA