George Genealogy - VA, TN, NC

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George Genealogy - VA, TN, NC

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My most recent George ancestor is my grandmother Luella George (1924-1990) who married Garland S. Grant in 1941. Luella is a daughter of Charles Noten George (1890-1952) and Della C. Wright. They lived in Cherokee Co., NC. Noten George is a son of Thomas Jefferson George (1862-1945) and Sarah Elvira Carpenter of Graham Co., NC. Jeff is a son of Lafayette George (1830-1864) and Rachel B. Hensley. Lafayette was born in Blount Co., TN and died during the Civil War.

Lafayette George is a son of Charles Noden George (1791-1869) and Celia Smith. He was born in Sullivan Co., TN and lived there awhile, and in neighboring Carter Co., TN. They later moved to Blount Co., TN, then to neighboring Monroe Co., TN then to neighboring Cherokee Co., NC (now Graham Co., NC) where he died. Noden George is a son of Capt. James Jordan George (1761-1824) and Elizabeth Pemberton. James was from Pittsylvania Co., VA and Sullivan Co., TN. He is a son of James George (c1734-1799) and Elizabeth Noden of Caroline and Pittsylvania Co., VA.

James is a son of John George (1704-1784) and Mary Jordan of Caroline Co., VA. John is a son of Robert George (1666-1734) and Sarah (---) of Middlesex Co., VA. Robert is a son of Isaac George (1636-c1685) and Hester Fawdon of Isle of Wight Co., VA. Isaac is a son of Col. John George (c1603-1679) and Jane of England and Virginia. John's parents are unknown.

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George is the 230th most common surname in America. (Source: Name Statistics)