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Tidewater Virginia April 17, 2017

Burwell family   Not all the immigrating ancestors came to New England.  Here is a family that came to Virginia – the Burwells.  I am not surprised.  I’ve been writing a lot about the Gilmans.  Well Elizabeth Thrift my 3X Great Grandmother came to Ohio from Virginia.  She was the young daughter of an itinerant minister.  Elizabeth Thrift married Gilman Bryant, the early ancestor pioneer in Mt Vernon Ohio.  Elizabeth and Gilman had a daughter Mary Gilman Bryant who in turn married James Warner Miller – my Great Grandfather.   There’s the link