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Saturday, October 13, 2012

It's part of the Puzzle; but how does it Fit.

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Extended family research is a lot like solving a big jigsaw puzzle. Each family members is unique just as each puzzle piece is unique. The uniqueness of the puzzle piece and the family member means they will only fit in one specific location both in the puzzle and in the family. It is through research, using the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS),  that we determine where the family member fits.  

There is no doubt that Valentine & Elizabeth Lundy Brock are descendants of the Brock of Chesterfield County, South Carolina. Research thus far indicates that Elizabeth LUNDY married Valentine Brock about 1807 in Chesterfield County, South Carolina. This is based on the birth of their first-born, a son named James Lundy Brock, born 8 September 1808.

Valentine Brock was born about before 1775 and died prior to the 1830 Census. He was 45+ in the 1820 Census for Chesterfield County, South Carolina. Sometime between 1820 and 1830 Valentine and Elizabeth moved from Chesterfield County, South Carolina and moved to Henry County, Georgia.  He also died sometime during those 10 years. Elizabeth Lundy Brock was born 23 February 1780  and died 6 June 1855 in Henry County Georgia.

An 1865 Militia Census for Henry County, Georgia clearly shows that James L. BROCK was born in Chesterfield County, South Carolina. 

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Elizabeth Brock and her son, James L. Brock both appeared on the census and tax records for Henry County from 1830 to the time of their deaths. 1 2 3 4 She died on 12 Jun 1855 at the age of 75 in Henry Co., GA.5 6 She was buried in the Brock Family Cemetery in Locust Grove, Henry County, Georgia.

Valentine Brock and Elizabeth Lundy had the following children:

              i. James Lundy Brock was born on 8 Sep 1808 in Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina. He owned  in 1837. He appeared in the census in 1840 -1880 for Henry County, Georgia.7 8 9 James died on 2 Apr 1886 at the age of 77 in Henry County, Georgia.
             ii. Sarah Elizabeth Brock, born 26 Jan 1812, SC; married Tilmon Taylor, 13 Dec 1836, Troup Co., GA; died 28 Jul 1894, Randolph Co., AL.
            iii. Eliza P. Brock, born 16 Nov 1813; married Stephen W. Miller, 8 Apr 1830, Henry Co., GA; died 14 Feb 1885, Henry Co., GA.
            iv. Valentine Brock, born 2 Feb 1815, Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina; married Nancy W. Vandigrift, 21 Jul 1836, Henry Co., GA; died 25 Apr 1850, Henry County, Georgia.

James L. Brock, never married but his three siblings have extensive families. 
 
If you are connected to this family or any of its members or if you know someone connected to this family I would love to hear from you.


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Source Information:
Ancestry.com. 1864 Census for Re-Organizing the Georgia Militia [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2012. This collection was indexed by Ancestry World Archives Project contributors.
Original data: Cornell, Nancy J. 1864 Census for Re-Organizing the Georgia Militia. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2000.


1. Jim Tipton, Find A Grave, digital image, http://www.findagrave.com; Headstone for Elizabeth Brock; (3 February 1780–6 June 1855); Memorial # 31618088; Record of the Brock Family Cemetery; Locust Grove, Henry County, Georgia, USA; Accessed on 10 October 2012.
        2. 1830 U. S. Census, Henry County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing NARA publication Roll: M704_43.
        3. 1840 U. S. Census, Henry County, Georgia, population schedule, District 489, Henry County, Georgia, Page: 329,  Line 23, Household of J. L. BROCK; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : viewed 10 October 2012); citing NARA publication Roll: M704_43.
        4. 1850 U. S. Census, Henry County, Georgia, population schedule, District 42, Henry County, Georgia, Page 189B, Line 15, Dwelling 25, Family 25, Household of James L. Brock; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : viewed 10 October 2012); citing NARA publication Roll: M432_73.
        5. Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com, Accessed on 10 October 2012; Headstone for Elizabeth Brock; Memorial # 31618088.
        6. Ibid.
        7. 1840 U. S. Census, Henry County, Georgia, population schedule, District 489, Henry County, Georgia, Page: 329,  Line 23, , Household of J. L. BROCK.
        8. 1850 U. S. Census, Henry County, Georgia, population schedule, District 42, Henry County, Georgia, Page 189B, Line 15, Dwelling 25, Family 25, Household of James L. Brock.
        9. 1860 U. S. Census, Henry County, Georgia, population schedule, Henry County, Georgia, Page 880, Line 39, Dwelling 675, Family 675, Household of James L. BROCK; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : viewed 10 October 2012); citing NARA publication Roll: M653_127.

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