By Frances Calcote Brite

Calcote Family Journey

Calcote Family Journey contains 300 years of Calcote family history, with documents in early Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, as well as in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. Included are wills, tax lists, census records, bonds, deeds, family and cemetery photos, family letters, diaries, and Revolutionary War documents. The records in this book have admitted over twelve members to NSDAR, and others to Colonial Dames XVII Century. The maternal lineage has been traced back into England; these lines include the following names: Baker, Bromfield, Council, Cripps, Goodrich, and Hardy. The John Hardy lineage has been proven to lead back to a baron of the Magna Charta, also to several kings of England, France, and Italy.

Calcote family history begins with Hercules Calcote (1640 - 1684) who by family tradition was said to have served Oliver Cromwell, Pretender to the throne of England. By the 1670s, he was in Isle of Wight Co., Virginia. He was a participant in Bacon's Rebellion, for which activity his property was confiscated following the rebellion. Calcote Family Journey traces the various branches of the Calcote family descended from Hercules. Among the many connected names are Kennedy, Cade, Garlington, Buckles, Case, Carsey, Hebert, Durr, Overton, McBride, Riley, and King.

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Calcote Family Journey by Frances Calcote Brite
Published 1997  •  Hardcover  •  384 pages  •  Price: $52.35
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