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Betty Holmes (#47826062)
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Maureen Johnson
Major and Penny Harrison
Hello Betty Holmes,

My Grandfather was Wade Bates.
His mother was Rivanna Bates.
Rivanna's parents were Penny and Bryant Bates
Penny's parents were Major and Jane Harrison.

So we are related!!

I am so happy to make this connection. Thank you for honoring our ancestors through your search and historical legacy.

Do you know if Major and Jane Harrison were born in Virginia or if they were born in Africa? Or do you know what part of Africa their descendants came from? I will continue to search. If I find more information, I will certainly share with you. I believe they would be happy to know that their descendants have not forgotten them.
Added by Maureen Johnson on Mar 10, 2013 10:18 AM
Sara Baker Partridge
Correction Again
Ms. Betty,
I meant to say that Penny was the daughter of Major and Jane!

Added by Sara Baker Partridge on Oct 07, 2012 5:43 AM
Sara Baker Partridge
Ms. Betty,
I am sorry I should have looked before I sent you the last message. I have already entered Penny Harrison Bates into the Zion Hill that I have been working on. Normally when I find two identical memorials I will ask the other transcriber to add my info and I will delete my memorial. Could I please ask you to delete your memorial and I will tranfser ownership of Penny to you? I already have her linked to her husband, daughter and parents. By the way, it lists her parents as Major and Amelia. Is that correct?
Added by Sara Baker Partridge on Oct 07, 2012 5:38 AM
Sara Baker Partridge
Zion Hill
Do you have any idea where the Zion Hill that Pennie and Jane Harrison are buried is located? I am almost finished taking pictures and transcribing Zion Hill on Independant Blvd. and it is not the same church. I have looked on google maps and mapquest and can not find another Zion Hill. I sent a message to the man who posted the picture of the church sign and he couldnt tell me the location???

Added by Sara Baker Partridge on Oct 07, 2012 5:30 AM
Sara Baker Partridge
RE: Thank You
I love helping anyway that I can! Could you please link Major and Amelia together? If you dont know how, I can walk you thru it. I believe I transcribed one of their sons the other day. I need to go back and check so I can link him also. Could you look periodically and let me know if I enter any of their other children?

Added by Sara Baker Partridge on Oct 07, 2012 5:25 AM

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