Thomas Botkin, Revolutionary War Patriot from Virginia

Thomas Bodkin, a son of Hugh and Hester (Farmer) Bodkin, was born in VA in 1761 and died February 14, 1822. He married Margaret Deverick April 20, 1786. Children of Thomas and Margaret (Deverick) Bodkin. (1). Thomas Jr.             b.       1787   d.Jul 16 1861         m.Rebecca —— (2). James                   b.       1789   d.       1855         m.Mary McCrea 1806 m.Rebecca […]

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Richard Botkin, Virginia

The descendants of Richard Botkin have spelled their names variously as Bodkin and Botkin. The spellings in this paper are those found in the source material.   1.RICHARD BOTKIN Richard Botkin was born in 1710. He married Elizabeth ——-. Elizabeth was born in 1712. In 1743, Richard Botkin was patented 339 acres on Clover Creek, […]

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Sleeth Family of Harrison County WV

The name Sleeth appears in annals as Slethe, Sleith, Sleet and Sleeth.  The Sleeth family is of Scottish origin.  The pioneer Sleeths were Knox Presbyterians. JOHN ALEXANDER SLEETH John Alexander Sleeth was born in Scotland about 1727 and died in Harrison County VA prior to September 20, 1794, when his widow, Mary Ann (Wallace) Sleeth, […]

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