website and didn't find that it talked
about the Delaware Lattas.
Could you tell me more about the connection?
Virginia Latta Curulla
On 12/27/13 6:49 PM, "suelatteacox(a)yahoo.com" <suelatteacox(a)yahoo.com>
See the Note 7 notes for a connection of Delaware Lattas and orange
NC Lattas recently found
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> On Dec 27, 2013, at 9:22 PM, "lmsjfs" <lmsjfs(a)knology.net> wrote:
> Folks - it's been a long time since I've sent out a Latta question, but
> having just skimmed through a bunch of Ancestry.com
family trees citing
> father of one Thomas Benton Latta as James Latta Jr, ca 1760-1860
> Co, NC to Madison Co., AL), I'm truly puzzled as to why so many
> have attached this James Latta, husband of Nancy Allen who he married in
> 1790 in Orange Co., NC, to this particular Thomas? Has new primary
> data surfaced???? Based on the data that was found in Alabama records
> known children of Nancy Allen and James Latta Jr were Jacob Allen (no
> spouse), John (h/o Elizabeth T or Y Danna), Sarah (w/o John Criss),
> (2nd w/o Samuel Graham) and Walter Allen (h/o Elizabeth Speers). All of
> these marriages occurred in Limestone Co., AL between 1830 and 1840.
> family left Orange Co, NC by 1816 by way of Alamance Co, NC for
> Co., AL. Based on the Orange Co, NC land records James Jr was the son
> James Sr, the brother to John Latta Sr who was head of branch 15 and
> documented in the footnotes of Branch 15. This particular James was the
> eldest of the 2nd generation of Orange Co. Lattas to begin showing up
> land and marriage records by the 1780's.
> Back in Orange Co., NC, James Sr was known to have signed a Power of
> Attorney in 1804 granting his son, Thomas, authority to collect unpaid
> from his son, James Jr. I know that the Orange Co. Lattas can be very
> confusing due to the repetition of first names, but are we collectively
> confusing the sons of James Sr with the sons of his brother, John Sr of
> 15? OR has new primary source data surfaced clearly delineating who's
> of the 18th century Lattas?
> Help me out here, please! And yes I do realize the pros and cons of the
family trees very well - it just concerns me that either
> all missing new data or there's confusion going on that is rippling
> the community.
> Cindy Stiene
> Br 15, Note 3
> Madison, AL
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