A brief history of the Nansemond Indians who resided at Portsmouth, Bowers Hill, and in general about Dismal Swamp, Virginia. Includes last names of living descendants.
Location: Portsmouth Virginia
Darius Webb Todd8, (Darius W.7, Elnathan6, John5, John4, John3, John2, Christopher1) born May 24, 1836, married April 8, 1868, Annie Gill, at Portsmouth, Virginia, where they afterwards lived. Children: 1843. Ida Agnes Todd, born May 21, 1869, married April 11, 1894, Malvern Foster, in Portsmouth, Virginia, who died Dec. 1, 1898. In 1915 she was living in Portsmouth, Virginia. Child: I. Anna Todd Foster, b. July 21, 1895. 1844. Annie Esther Todd, born Jan. 14, 1871, married June 28, 1892, Theodore J. Wool, at Portsmouth, Va. Children: I. Darius Todd Wool, b. Oct. 22, 1893. II. Esther Wool, b. June
Ernest LaVern Crego, 84, died Dec. 16, 2000, at Napa, Calif. There was a Celebration of Life service for him Friday at St. Helena, Calif. Mr. Crego was born on Oct. 19, 1916, to Elmer Augustus Crego and Rena Antoinette Hall Crego at Kendall, N.Y. He was the youngest and last surviving of three children. He grew up at Holley, N.Y., and entered the U.S. Navy at the age of 18. He served his country as chief petty officer in both the Korean War and World War II. He cared for the wounded and helped with the cleanup operation after
ROBERT BRUCE WILSON, M.D. – A well-known figure both in the earlier and alter stages of Portland’s development was that of Doctor Robert Bruce Wilson, the son of Holt Wilson, of Virginia. He was born June 12, 1828, in the historic city of Portsmouth, in the Old Dominion, of which his father was an honored and substantial citizen. At an early age he finished a thorough course of medicine at the University of Virginia, but in so doing became deprived of sight in his left eye, a loss peculiarly unfortunate to one in his profession. Joining in the impulse common