Blickensderfer and related families - Person Sheet
Blickensderfer and related families - Person Sheet
NameOctavia Susan SUMNER
Birthca 1850, Virginia, USA
FatherJoel SUMNER (ca1820-)
MotherLucinda THOMPSON (ca1826-)
Birthabt 1844
FatherLawrence GRAHAM (1804-1902)
MotherMary SIMMONS (1815-1897)
Marriage26 Sep 1867
Notes for Octavia Susan SUMNER
“6gLoretnz (Lawrence) Shiller (Shelor) immigrated from Hamburg Germany in 1753. He was 9 years old and his mother died in transit. By 1767 he was operating a fulling mill in Berks COunty PA, owned 25 acres and a Horse and Cow. A fulling Mill was where woven fabric made of hemp, wool, or cotton was soaked in urine, ashes, and finally soap while being agitated and beat by waterdriven hammers and agitators to cause it to become warmer, thicker, and stronger fabric. His Daughter was 5gMary Polly Shelor who married Jonathan Graham, They moved to Virginia, Floyd County and had a plantation a few miles eaat of the county seat. They had a son 4gLawrence Graham, He Married Mary Simmons *and had a son 3g Lafayette Graham, who married 3gOctavia S Sumner. They had a son Named 2gLafayette Ward Graham who married Araminta Lavlette Bennett who had a daughter named gLockie Graham Romenallo who had a daughter named Audrey Bolen Brown who married Austin Brown had a daughter named Carolyn Brown, who had a son, ME.”

Source: E-mail from Russel Bragg (
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