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  1. hi Catherine my name is wendy horn shepard my 3x great grandfather was alexander taylor brown who daughter was lora lobelia brown who daughter was Susie smith who son was my grandfather Raymond horn I never met my grandfather or any of the family looks like we are related.

    1. Hi Wendy, It's great to meet another cousin! Thanks for the information about your branch of the Brown family. After I received your message, I added your grandfather Raymond to my tree. I had his mother Susie, Lora, and Alexander Brown. Thanks for getting in touch with me :) Catherine

  2. Hello Cousin! I am also a direct descendant of Zillar Hunter and Silas Weeks. I joined the DAR under him. I would love to connect with you! Thanks so much for all your research on him! I never knew all of this and I'm so excited! Do you know much about the Hunter family? I look forward to hearing back from you. My email is

  3. Hi Catherine, I'm delighted to discover your website today. It's such a wonderful read. I'm a 5th great grandson of Elizabeth Pendleton, a child of the ill-fated marriage of Philip and Martha Pendleton. I assume you already know about the distinguished lives of Philip's uncle Edmund and his cousin Nathaniel. I would love to swap any stories you might have! Best, John

  4. Hi Cousin:

    The Immigrant Pendleton brothers were the subject of a deposition:

    Virginia, Sct.
    John Waggener aged sixty five years of thereabouts of South Farnham Parish in the County of Essex in Virginia planter, being examined and sworn at the request of Philip Pendleton Deposeth and saith:
    That on or about the year of our Lord One Thousand Six Hundred and seventy foure Came Consigned to Capt Edmund Crask then living in said Parish two reputed Brothers called and known by the name of Nathaniell and Philip Pendleton, and this Depont further saith that the said Nathaniell was a reputed Minister, and soon after his arrival Sickened & Dyed and also that this Depont was with his wife and Several other Neighbors at ye Funeral of the Said Nathaniel Pendleton and did hear a Sermon preached at his Funeral, and this Depont further saith that he never heard that the said Nathaniel Pendleton had either wife or Child, and also that the said Philip Pendelton when he had served out his time went for England, & returned again, and is since married & has Several Children all resident in King & Queen County in Virginia aforesd And further this Depont Saith no
    John Waggoner

    I Richard Buckner Clerk of Essex County Court do hereby Certifie that John Waggoner made oath to the above Deposition in Essex County Court ye 10th day of August 1708 And on the Motion of Philip Pendleton was ordered to be Recorded and is Recorded.
    Test Richard Buckner, C. Cur.


    Rachell Waggoner the now lawful wife of the above named John Waggoner, aged fifty five years or thereabouts being examined and Sworn at the request of Philip Pendleton Deposeth & Saith: The very same word for word with her Said husband in relation to the Death of the above named Nathaniell Pendleton and to the other matters above mentioned and further saith not.
    Rachell Waggoner

    I am a descendant of both Philip Pendleton and John and Rachel (Ward) Waggener.