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<Nicholas-Allen-Venable / Washington-Graves-Andrews" families of Nelson and Dinwiddie counties, Virginia>


The site was last updated on June 26 2013, and it currently has 15 registered member(s). If you wish to become a member too, please click here.  

Our "Nicholas" branch, were slaves/servants of the "Cabell Family" of Wiltshire, England, in the early 1700's. 

The earliest family members are William H. Cabell, (1699), Slave owner of Lewis Nicholas (1785), father of John Nicholas (1810) Washington Nicholas, father of Willam Nicholas and Julia Venable  of Lovingston, VA, (1875). Noah and Susan Venable, Susan Diggs (1780), and daughter Sophia Diggs, George and Ann Allen.

Roberta and Emma "Andrews" Godsey, John William Washington, Everett Graves. Areas lived in, were; Nelson County VA., Lovingston, VA, - Dinwiddie County - Richmond, VA., Petersburg, VA, and Baltimore, MD

Surnames attached to this tree, are as follows;

Nicholas, Allen, Mayo, Woodson, Venable, Rose, Rives (on fathers side),

These families resided in Wingina, Nelson, Virginia, and were slave/servants of Nathaniel Francis Cabell, owner of Edgewood, in the old town of Warminster. Which included the "Swan Creek Plantation", located near the mouth of the James River, and neatly tucked away in the base of the "Blue Ridge Mountains", just a few miles from the famous "Walton's Mountain".

Andrews, Godsey, Washington, and Graves are the surnames attached to my mothers side of the family.

Most, if not all, were from a small town just outside of Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Virginia, called Namozine, Dinwiddie, Virginia. 

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June 27, 2013
Karen Nicholas created a new family site: John Washington Family Web Site
Nov 05, 2012
Derek Nicholas joined another family site: Fitch Web Site
Nov 12, 2011
Chantay Bell updated the details of <Private> Nicholas in family tree Nicholas Family Tree
Aug 06, 2011
Chantay Bell joined another family site: Washington Web Site
Aug 05, 2011
Siobhan Washington joined another family site: Ever-Lasting Growth
Siobhan Washington updated the details of Benjamin Washington in family tree Nicholas Family Tree
Siobhan Washington joined the site.
July 20, 2011
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May 20, 2011
Sharon WilsonHayes submitted a request to become a member.
Aug 28, 2010
Belinda Bellamy joined the site.
melissa hagans joined the site.
Apr 26, 2010
Chantay Bell updated the details of <Private> Baker (born Bell) in family tree Nicholas Family Tree
Apr 24, 2010
Jane Blume updated her profile.
Jane Blume updated her profile.
Jane Blume joined the site.
Mar 21, 2010
William Alexander Nicholas tagged <Private> in a photo
Feb 22, 2010
Derek Nicholas commented on person Doc Spinner :
 Thanks Marcia. I'll check it out. 
marcia adams commented on person Doc Spinner :
 Nelson Spinner was born 1848 in Bedford, Va. to Spencer Spinner and Julia Ann Owens. You can find this information at the Bedford County Court House.

Marcia Adams 
Dec 06, 2009
Derek Nicholas updated the details of Deloris Lucy Nicholas (born Williams) in family tree Nicholas Family Tree
Nov 22, 2009
Derek Nicholas updated the details of John Nicholas in family tree Nicholas Family Tree
Derek Nicholas added Lewis Nicholas to family tree: Nicholas Family Tree
Nov 19, 2009
Derek Nicholas updated the details of Judy Nicholas , Eva Shipman , Anna Allen (born Zan) and Julia Nicholas (born Venable) in family tree Nicholas Family Tree
 
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Posted by: Chantay Bell on June 11 2009 07:26

Shabriel Carter graduated from Middle school now going into High school.

Ziki Little graduated from 1st grade going into second grade.

Brandon Baker graduated from Pre K going into Kindergarten

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