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The Dameron-Damron Family Newsletter  is published in the Spring (March/April) and Fall (September/October) of each year by the Dameron-Damron Family Association.  The first volume appeared in 1981.   The content includes articles about various Dameron - Damron lines.  Go to the DDFA Articles Page for some examples of the types of material that may appear in the newsletter.

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Table of Contents

the Dameron-Damron Family Newsletter



Volume 1. Fall 1981

A Brief History of The Damerons/Damrons............................ 1
Introduction, Family Spotlight..................................... 3
Damerons On Television............................................. 4
Connecting The Branches............................................ 5
Black Damerons..................................................... 5
Constitution of The Dameron/Damron Family Association (With  
     Revisions).................................................... 6
CHART A:  Descendants of Lawrence Dameron, Line of George ......... 9
CHART B:  Descendants of Lawrence Dameron, Line of Bartholomew’s
     Sons, John & Lawrence........................................ 10
CHART C:  Descendants of Lawrence Dameron, Line of Bartholomew’s
     Sons, John & Christopher..................................... 11
CHART D:  Descendants of Lawrence Dameron, Line of Bartholomew’s
     Sons, Thomas & Samuel........................................ 12



Volume 2. March 1982

Index of English Wills, Ipswich................................... 14
Editorial, Staff... .............................................. 15
Members, Announcements............................................ 16
Your Start In The Mystical Science of Genealogy................... 17
How To Obtain Census Records...................................... 18
Census Indexes.................................................... 20
Civil War Prisoner Exchange, Wilson Damron........................ 21
Emmett Starr, Cherokee Genealogy.................................. 23
Oklahoma Historical Soc., Indian Archives File. .................. 26
George W. Damron.................................................. 27
Tennessee Censuses & Weakley County Records....................... 28
Petition For Land Warrant By G. B. Dameron, Miss.................. 29
Tennessee Census Index, 1840...................................... 31
The Family of John Damron b1757- ................................. 31
James B. Dameron, Editor, Arkansas Herald......................... 32
Yancey Dameron, Veteran of The Civil War.......................... 33
John Thomas Dameron (1845-1894)....................................35
Queries........................................................... 35
Son of Sam?....................................................... 37
Water Over The Dam................................................ 37
Wilson Damron of Green Co., KY: An Observation.................... 38
Announcements..................................................... 38



Volume 3. Fall 1982

Map Of Washington County, Arkansas; Damron’s Mill........ Front Cover
Editorial......................................... Inside Front Cover
Contents, Pots and Pans........................................... 39
Queries, Misc..................................................... 40
One Year After.................................................... 41
Head ‘Em Up and Move ‘Em Out..(Randolph Co., Mo).................. 43
American Revolutionary War Veterans............................... 44
Genealogical Safari To Arkansas, Oklahoma, & Texas................ 45
Lum and Abner .................................................... 51
Abrem Damron...................................................... 52
The Damron Brick House Farm..(Adair Co., Ky) ..................... 53
Division Of Negroes Of John Dameron, Decd......................... 54
Dunmore Damron.................................................... 56
Williamson Dameron Of Caswell Co., Nc............................. 57
Lazerus Damron, Spy, Scout, Frontiersman.......................... 61
Kentucky Land Warrants............................................ 62
Texas Confederate Veterans Pensions............................... 63
Never On Sunday................................................... 64
Water Over The Dam................................................ 65
New Members, Mar.-Jun. 1982, Reunions.............. Inside Back Cover


 
Volume 4. Spring 1983
 
Map Of Utah.............................................. Front Cover
Staff, Patrons, Sustaining Members................ Inside Front Cover
Contents; Reunions................................................ 67
Order Back Issues; Editorial...................................... 68
The Mormon Damrons, By Mariam Damron Cropper...................... 69
Union Co., Illinois Marriages, Researched By Helen Dameron Jones.. 71
Hinds County Mississippi Marriage Records......................... 71
Update On Williamson Dameron's Family............................. 71
Northumberland County, Va., Notes, Researched By James F. Lewis... 72
From Henley, Suffolk, England..................................... 72
Wanted, O. C. Damron.............................................. 73
Charles Everett Dameron, Capture bulgarians....................... 74
Northumberland County From Historical Society Bulletin............ 74
Captain John Dameron Of The Jamestown Colony...................... 75
Pike County, Ky Veteran's Graves Registration, From Dorcas Hobbs.. 76
List Of Dameron, Damron Texas Deaths 1903-1940, By Leonard Damron. 77
George Damron of Izard County, Arkansas, Doris K. West............ 80
Samuel Damron and His Descendants, Leonard L. Damron.............. 81
Notes On Albemarle, Fincastle, Botetourt Cos., Va................. 88
Notes On Stokes Co., Nc; Randolph Co., Mo......................... 88
Bible Records: William Harrison Dameron, From Robert L. Dameron... 89
Bible Records: Willis Monroe Dameron, By Logan D. Dameron Iii..... 90
Bible Records: George Marshall Dameron, From Mrs. Ira Dameron..... 91
Some Nelson County, Va, Damerons.................................. 92
Water-Over-The- Dam, (Misc.), By John P. Dameron.................. 93
Queries........................................................... 94
New Members, Membership Report..................... Inside Back Cover
Coat Of Arms.............................................. Back Cover



Volume 5. Fall 1983
 
Cover Photo:  Westerfield Manor, Suffolk, England.............. Cover
Contents, Reunions. .............................................. 95
Richard Damron Of Floyd-Pike Co., Kentucky........................ 96
Old English Manor Holds Key To The Past By Charles F. Dameron..... 97
Bartholomew Dameron, D. 1555...................................... 98
Suffolk County, England; Extracts From Parish Registers........... 99
Wanted—Burial Place Of Lucy J. Damron (1861-1868)................ 101
Dameron, Maryland ............................................... 102
Charles Wesley Damron By Vernard Carlton Damron.................. 104
The Lincoln-Gaston Co., Nc, Damerons............................. 107
The Early Damrons Of Georgia..................................... 110
Editorial........................................................ 111
Water Over The Dam (Misc.)....................................... 112
Excerpts From Census Records, 1850; Allegheny Co., Va, Albemarle
      Co., Va.................................................... 114

Briefs: Dameron Families Of Randolph Co., Missouri............... 115
        The Tadd Dameron Quartet................................. 115
        "O. C." Damron Identified................................ 115
Queries.......................................................... 116



Volume 6. Spring 1984
 
Photo:  Samuel Damron of Adair Co., Ky (1793-1863)............. Cover
Contents......................................................... 117
Editorial........................................................ 118
Background of The Damrons By Leonard L. Damron................... 119
Photos:  Nancy W., John S., & Robert W. Damron................... 120
The Descendants of Samuel Damron Edited Leonard L. Damron........ 121
Photo:  George Damron b.1847 and Sons............................ 126
Onesephorous Dameron & Heirs Edited By John P. Dameron........... 128
Tennessee Land Grants Researched By A. Y. Damron................. 129
An Outline....................................................... 130
Big Sandy Area (Map)............................................. 130
The Big Sandy Damrons Researched & Edited By Truman Murphy....... 131
Solomon King Damron (1849-1931) From Chester Damron.............. 137
Gastonia, NC To Illinois, A Story of John Dameron, Son Of Dixon.. 138
James Thomas Refinas Dameron. Researched By Leona Dameron........ 138
Brunswick County, Va – Warren Co., NC Damrons Edited By John P.
     Dameron..................................................... 139
Brunswick County Virginia Area (Map)............................. 141
Follow Ups:  “Ock” Or William Auxier Damron...................... 142
             Richard Damron of Floyd/Pike Cos., KY............... 142
             John Wesley Damron By V. C. Damron.................. 143
Bible Records Of Mable Louise Dameron of Colorado................ 144
Coming In Next Issue............................................. 144
Water-Over-The-Dam (Misc) By John P. Dameron..................... 145
Randolph County, Mo:  Part Of The 1850 U.S. Census for Damerons.. 147
Queries,Reunions................................................. 148



Volume 7.  Fall 1984

Map:  Caswell County, NC....................................... Cover
Contents......................................................... 151
Lawrence Dameron:  Baptised Apr, 1615............................ 152
Bridget Damron W. 1635, Abstracted By Mariam Damron Cropper...... 152
Letter From Suffolk, England, From E.G. Turner................... 153
Editorial By John Dameron........................................ 154
A Trip To Caswell County By John Dameron......................... 155
Caswell Deeds, Abstracted By May Ringo King...................... 156
John Thomas Damron and His Descendants  Edited By Leonard L.
     Damron...................................................... 157
Photo's:  John Nolan Damron, Martha Susan Damron, Berrilla
     Damron...................................................... 163
John L. Damron of Covington VA:  Knoxville, TN:  & Shelby, NC.... 164
Judge James Damron of Mingo Co., WVa............................. 164
Dr. John Dysart Dameron of Missouri and Stockton, CA............. 164
Lincoln Co., NC Abstracts, Research By Henry Dameron, & Shelby, NC
     ............................................................ 165
Edward Caswell Dameron of St. Louis, MO.......................... 166
California Death Records:  Research By Inez Winans, & others..... 167
2 Balls;  1 Strike............................................... 170
Instant Justice By Leonard L. Damron............................. 171
Artist Ann Damron................................................ 172
Henry Walton Dameron of Caswell and Cherokee Counties, NC........ 173
George H. Dam(e)ron of Highland Co., VA & Hancock, IL............ 175
Obituaries....................................................... 176
Water-Over-The-Dam............................................... 177
Hugenot or Not?.................................................. 173
Kim Damron, Memphis Showboat..................................... 178
Books and Booklets............................................... 179
Queries.......................................................... 181
Reunions......................................................... 182
Map of Northumberland Co., VA Shoreline.......................... 183
Corrections and Additions........................................ 184
Hannah Van Who?.................................................. 184



Volume 8. Spring 1985

Editorial........................................................ 186
Descendants of Sarah Damron and Charles Mathis................... 187
Article From The Ceredo.......................................... 188
Damerons vs Damrons.............................................. 190
Obituaries....................................................... 190
Elisha and Sarah (Kinney)(Elswick) Damron Records................ 192
Joseph Dameron, Sr., of Northumberland Co., VA................... 194
Ipswich, Suffolk, England Parish Register Transcripts............ 197
Fiftieth Anniversary, Gratho Adkins & Virginia Damron............ 198
Winifred, Daughter of Lazarus Dameron............................ 198
Descendants of Spurlock Damron and Sarah Trout................... 198
From The Military Records of Robert Damron....................... 199
Family Records of Dunmore and Martha Frances (Cox) Dameron....... 204
Dunmore Damron's Will............................................ 207
Descendants of Dunmore and Patsey Cox Damron..................... 208
The Big Sandy Damrons............................................ 216
Richard Clayton Damron, Son of John J. Damron.................... 218
Allen Damron..................................................... 218
Register of Confederate Soldiers & Sailors In Federal Prisons and
     Military Hospitals In The North............................. 219
Bits and Pieces.................................................. 219
Alfred Speer Dameron, His Genealogy Study........................ 220
Chasing Lost Balls In High Weeds................................. 224
Queries............................................ Inside Back Cover
Water Over The Dam................................. Inside Back Cover



Volume 9. Fall 1985

Map Showing Old Villages In Pike Co., KY....................... Cover
A Letter From A Prisoner of War.................................. 225
Treasury Report.................................................. 226
Some Damrons of Lincoln County, Tennessee........................ 227
Bartholomew Dameron of Virginia & North Carolina................. 228
Research From Ken Dyer........................................... 232
Descendants of Richard and Elizabeth (Drewdie) Damron............ 238
"Will The Right Dunmore Please Stand Up?"........................ 242
Will of John Staton.............................................. 243
Documentation.................................................... 244
Notes on Dunmore Damron.......................................... 245
"Is There An Attorney In The House?"............................. 246
Descendants of Judith Dameron.................................... 246
Will of Bartholomew Dameron De Beccles, 1555.
     Map of County Suffolk, Showing Location of "Beccles"..... Insert
Bits and Pieces.................................................. 247
Water Over The Dam............................................... 250
Birthdays Greetings.............................................. 251
Obituaries....................................................... 252
Queries.......................................................... 253
Contest "Name This Man!"......................................... 254
Chart of Some Descendants of Lazerus Damron and Elizabeth Smith.. 255



Volume 10. Spring 1986

Map of Central Virginia ........................................Cover
Contents and Notes............................................... 257
Editorial........................................................ 258
Dameron Family Tree By Catherine J. Henderson.................... 259
Decendants of Dunmore and Lucinda Dameron?....................... 264
Notes on Michael Dameron By Leonard L. Damron.................... 265
Descendants of George Dameron Staton............................. 266
Source of Some Tennessee and Illinois Damrons ................... 270
John Shultz Damron and Sally Daugherty: A Family Study........... 273
The Thomas Family................................................ 277
Some Descendants of John Thomas and Winifred Dameron............. 278
Elizabeth Dameron.....Elizabeth Garlington?...................... 284
Texas Confederate Soldiers' Index................................ 285
Bits and Pieces.................................................. 286
Some Old Missouri Towns With Dameron Connections................. 286
Towns With The Name Dameron/Damron............................... 286
From Early Tax Lists of Green County, KY......................... 286
Dameron Has Disappeared.......................................... 287
Water Over The Dam............................................... 288
Obituaries....................................................... 289
Queries.......................................................... 290
Letters From Prisoners In A Northern Prison, Civil War........... 290
Help Wanted...................................................... 291
John Dennis (Note)............................................... 291
English Parish Registers Submitted By H.G. Turner................ 292
Transcript of Will of Thomas Dameron, 1574....................... 293
Suffolk Marriage Records......................................... 293
Transcript of Will of Bartholomew Dameron, 1554.................. 295
Membership Directory (Announcement).............................. 298
More Notes On The Central Virginia Dam(e)rons.................... 296



Volume 11. Fall 1986

Descendants of Charles Damron and Mary E. Magann................. 299
Notes On Russell and Washington Counties, VA..................... 307
More Descendants of John Thomas and Winnifred Damron............. 311
Green Corn Festival.............................................. 313
Life and Times of The Early 1800’s............................... 315
The Hardin/Winfrey/Wilkerson/Winneford
Connection....................................................... 315
Descendants of Wilson Damron & Mary Elizabeth Zernial............ 317
George Damron of Green & Adair Cos. Ky., Ill., & Tenn............ 319
Civil War Claims In The South, 1871-1880......................... 322
Research Dealing With Ladds and Brocks........................... 323
Letters From Prisoners From Northern Prisons During The
     Civil War................................................... 324
John, Son of Lazerus Dameron..................................... 325
Charles Dam(e)ron of Albemarle Co., VA, & Richmond/Jackson Co’s.,
     Georgia..................................................... 326
Some Descendants of Mickey (Damron) Gentry....................... 327
Biography of Robert T. Damron.................................... 327
Death At 20 Paces, Three Children of Moses & Rebecca Harrall Damron
     A Mini Study................................................ 334
James K. Dameron of Caswell Co., NC. & Green and Webster Co’s.,
     Missouri.................................................... 337
The Dameron (Or Your Surname) Family Album: Elizabeth Rossand,
    and Others................................................... 339



Volume 12. Spring 1987

Census Book ..................................................... 341
Missouri Damerons In The Civil War .............................. 341
Watch Your Cemeteries............................................ 343
Occupayshun - Cencus Taker....................................... 344
Old Missouri Letters............................................. 344
A Pioneers Opinion of Missouri................................... 345
Some Early Foreign Born Damerons Etc..,,......................... 346
John G. Damron, Mayor of Gallipolis, Ohio........................ 346
Charles Damron of Albemarle Co., Va. & Jackson Co., Ga........... 347
Additional Descendants of John Damron............................ 350
A Letter From Charles Thompson Damron............................ 354
George W. Damron of Va., Ky., and Ill............................ 356
Lazarus Dameron.................................................. 357
Descendants of George Washington Damron.......................... 358
The Dameron/Damron Family Study By Mary Dameron Dise............. 362
The Descendants of Charles Damron & Mary E. Magann............... 364
Developing Damerons/Damrons...................................... 375



Volume 13. Fall 1987

Dameron/Damron Family Reunion.................................... 378
Changing of The Guard............................................ 379
Newsletter Subscription Levels................................... 381
Corrections or Additions To Pages 360 & 361 of Vol 12............ 383
Census Books I and II............................................ 385
Buckingham Va. Tax Lists......................................... 387
More On The Works of Hardesty.................................... 389
Kentucky Land Warrants........................................... 391
Fluvanna Co., Va. Deed, Michael Damron To Larkin Bransom......... 393
John T. Damron, Lt. In The Mexican War........................... 394
Weakley Co., Tenn. Court Records................................. 395
Jasper Co., Mo. and Other Southwest Mo. Court Records............ 397
Data Relating To Ky., Tenn. and Ill. Damrons..................... 402
Some Descendants of Anna Damron & James Fisher................... 409
Some Anecdotes Concerning Robert Wilkerson Damron................ 412
William Henry Damron of Ky. and Mcdonough Co., Ill............... 412
Obits............................................................ 415




Volume 14. Spring 1988

From The Editor's Desk........................................... 416
Old George Dameron of Kentucky, Illinois, and New Madrid County,
     Missouri.................................................... 418
Bits and Pieces.................................................. 425
Dameron Research In Suffolk, England, By H. G. Turner............ 426
The Damerons of England By John P. Dameron....................... 430
From Far and Near................................................ 435
Census Books Again Available..................................... 436
Back To The Drawing Board?  E. Damron of Weakley County, TN...... 437
Family Happenings................................................ 438
Cemetery Alert!.................................................. 439
1988 Dameron-Damron Family Reunion In Springfield, Missouri...... 440
War of 1812 Volunteers........................................... 442
Obituaries....................................................... 443
Family Photo Album............................................... 444
The Will of Tigner Dameron....................................... 445
Nicholas F. Damron............................................... 446
Queries.......................................................... 448
C. Le Roy Damron................................................. 448
Editorial Postscript............................................. 449



Volume 15. Fall 1988

From The Editor's Desk........................................... 450
Sylvester James "Brooks" Damron By Truman Murphy................. 452
Old Dameron‑Damron Family Recipes................................ 454
Who Was Campbell Dameron? ....................................... 455
1988 Dameron‑Damron Family Reunion............................... 457
Descendants of George Damron Jr. ................................ 458
Gone To Texas By Charles F. Dameron.............................. 461
Bits and Pieces.................................................. 463
Queries.......................................................... 464
My Old Missouri Home By Exie Ethel (Eagan) O'Brien............... 465
The Will of John Damron Sr. ..................................... 467
Mary E. Damron, Daughter of Drury Cox Damron..................... 469
Finis Toleman Dameron By Mary Dameron Shearholdt................. 470
Family Happenings................................................ 472
Notes From Catlettsburg, Kentucky................................ 473
Barsheba B. Dameron, Daughter of James K. Dameron................ 474
Family Album..................................................... 475
From Far and Near................................................ 477
The 1787 Census of Virginia...................................... 478
U.S. Pension Files, 1861‑1934.................................... 479
Obituaries....................................................... 484
Damron Road In Mossyrock, Washington............................. 485
Membership Renewal Form.......................................... 486
Ballot: Change In Annual Family Association Dues................. 487




Volume 16. Spring 1989

From The Editor's Desk........................................... 488
Some Descendants of Moses Damron By Kenneth Dyer................. 490
Possible Sons of Richard Damron Sr. By Truman Murphy............. 499
Joseph Dameron Sr's Second Wife, Mary Harrison................... 500
A Video Dameron-Damron Family History............................ 501
John Jones Dameron, Researched By Helen Dameron Jones............ 502
One Lonely Grave................................................. 510
Bits and Piece................................................... 512
Dameron and Damron Patents, Researched By Rodger S. Dameron...... 513
Cemetery Research In Central Virginia By Kyle Dameron............ 517
The Family of Lazarus G. Damron.................................. 518
Obituaries....................................................... 519
1989 Dameron-Damron Family Association Reunion................... 520
William R. Damron, Also Known As William Ryan.................... 521
Julia Dameron.................................................... 522
Update From Leonard Damron....................................... 524
Damerons and Damrons In The News................................. 524
Queries.......................................................... 525



Volume 17. Fall 1989

The Will of Richard Damron, Pike County, KY, 1827................ 528
Mary Ann Dameron, A Lincoln County, NC, Widow.................... 529
Logan Douglas Dameron, Researched By Helen Dameron Jones......... 530
If Your Newsletter Does Not Arrive On Schedule................... 531
New Information On The E. Damron Family, By Della Damron......... 533
Cemetery Records From Brenton, West Virginia..................... 534
Notes On Lincoln Co., TN, Researched By Tressie Nealy and Jewel
     Casey....................................................... 535
Bits and Pieces.................................................. 538
Two Daughters of George Warren Damron............................ 539
Caswell Co., NC, Cross Index To Wills............................ 540
The Will of George Cox........................................... 540
Civil War Pension Files: Richard Damron (b.1795/96) and His Son,
     Moses....................................................... 541
Damerons and Damrons In The News................................. 544
Virginia Tax Records, Albemarle Co. and Amherst Co. ............. 546
Hiram Damron of Carter Co., KY, By Howard E. Kiser............... 548
The Family of James Madison Damron, Remembered By Violet
     Burchette................................................... 551
1989 Dameron-Damron Family Association Reunion................... 553
Samuel Damron of Weakley Co., TN -- His Youngest Children........ 554
Family Happenings................................................ 555
Frances Dameron, An Interview By Ruth Bock....................... 556
Benjamin Harvey Hill, A Descendant of Elizabeth (Dameron) Ingram. 557
Elizabeth "Betsy" Boyd, Wife of John Dameron..................... 558
Obituaries....................................................... 559
Queries.......................................................... 561



Volume 18. Spring 1990

Edmund Damron of Bedford County, TN, Researched By Jewel Casey... 564
Smith Burying Ground............................................. 567
1990 Dameron-Damron Family Association Reunion................... 568
John Dameron of Gaston Co., NC................................... 568
Tennessee Births and Deaths, 1908 Through 1912................... 569
Some Descendants of Anne Morehead Dameron and Vines Mathis....... 570
Dameron Families In Norfolk Co., VA.............................. 572
Charles Gilbert "Dock" Damron.................................... 576
Illinois Public Domain Land Sales................................ 577
Missouri Public Domain Land Sales Prior To 1836.................. 578
Bits and Pieces.................................................. 579
The Will of Charles Dameron (1764)............................... 580
Greenup County, Kentucky, Cemeteries............................. 581
Census Books I and II............................................ 581
Gilbert Jefferson Damron, By Truman E. Murphy.................... 582
Family Happenings................................................ 585
Vive Les Damerons, By Charles F. Dameron......................... 587
Notes On Lancaster Co., VA....................................... 588
Kentucky Death Index, January, 1911, to December, 1915........... 589
Some Cemetery Markers From Wayne Co., WV, and Lawrence Co., KY... 590
Help Needed: Census Indexes...................................... 591
Dameron Debts In Mecklenburg Co., VA............................. 592
Those Darn Nicknames!............................................ 593
Obituaries....................................................... 594
Mary "Polly" Damron, Wife of Samuel Sperry Vinson................ 597
Another O. C. Damron Update...................................... 598
Queries.......................................................... 599
Damerons and Damrons In The News................................. 601



Volume 19. Fall 1990

Moses W. Damron, Pioneer Baptist Minister In Texas............... 604
The Ancestry of Rebecca Malone, Wife of Bartholomew Dameron...... 609
Damrens In Maine................................................. 609
Descendants of Samuel Damron and Elizabeth Thomas................ 610
New Address For Ordering Back Issues............................. 614
Some Notes On The Marcum Family.................................. 615
Early Recollections of George W. Dameron......................... 616
George Ball Dameron of Mississippi............................... 618
1990 Family Association Reunion ................................. 620
Augustin Damrell (Ca. 1790-1874), A.K.A. Augustus or Augusta
     Damron...................................................... 621
Corrections...................................................... 623
Kentucky Death Index, 1916-1930.................................. 624
Norfolk Co., VA, Update.......................................... 628
Samuel Wesley Damron (1862-1938)................................. 630
Pleasant Leroy Damron (1830-1903), Researched by Jewel Case...... 632
Bits and Pieces.................................................. 634
Obituaries....................................................... 636
Helen Foster Snow's Dameron-Damron Book.......................... 638
Queries.......................................................... 639
Damerons and Damrons In The Missouri Legislature................. 639



Volume 20. Spring 1991

1991 Dameron-Damron Family Association Reunion................... 642
Warren Thomas Dameron, M.D., Researched By Helen Dameron Jones... 643
Charles Dameron, Minister of The Gospel.......................... 645
Green Berry Damron, Researched By Jewel Casey and Tressie Nealy.. 646
Martin M. Damron................................................. 649
Michael Damron and His Sons...................................... 650
Social Security Death Index, 1963-1987........................... 652
A Civil War Letter From W. A. Dameron andDamerons and Damrons
    In The News.................................................. 656
A New Publication: The Dameron Family News....................... 657
Littlepage Damron................................................ 658
Cemetery Records From Eolia, Missouri............................ 664
Elizabeth Boyd, Wife of John Dameron............................. 664
Bits and Pieces.................................................. 667
The Damerin Coat of Arms......................................... 668
Kentucky Death Index, 1931-1938.................................. 669
Oregon Death Indexes, 1903-1941.................................. 671
Family Album..................................................... 672
Beware The I.G.I................................................. 673
James Damron, Seminole War Soldier............................... 673
Family Happenings................................................ 674
Obituaries....................................................... 675
Corrections...................................................... 678
Queries.......................................................... 679
Census Books I and II............................................ 679



Volume 21, Fall 1991

William Moore Dameron, Researched by Helen Dameron Jones......... 682
Richard Damron (1845-1923), Son of Thomas and Mary "Polly"
     Damron...................................................... 687
James Damron of McNairy Co., Tennessee, Researched by
     Betty Lancaster............................................. 689
William Auxier "Ock" Damron...................................... 692
The Problem with Noble Ladd...................................... 694
Illinois Death Index, January, 1916 - December, 1938............. 695
John M. C. Damron, M.D.: A Biographical Sketch................... 697
Zachariah Damron and Frances Thomas.............................. 698
Some Research Notes from Carolyn Hatcher ........................ 707
1991 Dameron-Damron Family Association Reunion .................. 708
Thomas Dameron Who Wrote His Will in 1766........................ 709
Family Happenings................................................ 711
Bits and Pieces.................................................. 712
Boyd County, Kentucky, Marriage Index............................ 714
Obituaries....................................................... 715
Corrections and Additions........................................ 716
Queries.......................................................... 717
Queries.......................................................... 717



Volume 22, Spring 1992

Lazarus Damron:  Frontier Spy.................................... 720
The Autobiography of James Palatine Dameron...................... 722
Thomas Damron and Mary Damron.................................... 725
Elizabeth Drawdy, Not Drewdie.................................... 727
1992 Dameron-Damron Family Association Reunion................... 728
Damerons and Damrons in the News................................. 729
Thomas B. Dameron and Dora Moore................................. 730
Another Norfolk Co., VA, Update.................................. 731
Some Family Stories, by Charles E. Dameron....................... 734
Robert Washington Michie and Eliza Damron........................ 737
Census Books I and II............................................ 737
Captain Milton Wesley Damron, by Kenneth W. Behringer............ 738
James K. Damron Family Record.................................... 742
Thomas Eddington Wells and Susan Damron, by Donette Carr......... 743
Help Needed...................................................... 744
In Search of the "Lost" Cemetery................................. 745
Lawrence County, Kentucky, Marriage Index........................ 747
Additions and Corrections........................................ 748
Bits and Pieces.................................................. 749
Family Happenings................................................ 751
Leland Damron and Susannah Powell................................ 752
Obituaries....................................................... 753
Queries.......................................................... 757
Membership List.................................... Inside Back Cover



Volume 23, Fall 1992


The Children of Joseph Dameron and Mary Harrison................. 760
John Henry Damron................................................ 762
Pike County, Kentucky, Birth and Death Records................... 768
Dameron-Damron Family Reunion 1992, by Charles F. Dameron........ 770
Additions and Corrections........................................ 771
Willis Monroe Dameron (1824-1907)................................ 772
Damerons and Damrons in the News................................. 773
George W. Dameron and Samantha C. Ford of Rush County, Indiana... 775
Thomas Dameron, son of Joseph Dameron Sr. ....................... 776
Other Damerons in Newton Co., Georgia............................ 778
Some Notes on the Damerons of Lincoln Co., NC.................... 781
Colorado Marriages............................................... 783
Census Book Mishap............................................... 783
General Washington Damron........................................ 784
McDowell Co., West Virginia, Marriages........................... 786
Let the Buyer Beware............................................. 787
Those Darn Nicknames!............................................ 787
Virginia Birth Indexes, 1853-1879................................ 788
Bits and Pieces.................................................. 791
Norton, Chilton, and Dameron Family Papers....................... 792
Obituaries....................................................... 793
Queries.......................................................... 795



Volume 24, Spring 1993

Caswell County, North Carolina, Probate Papers................... 798
Thomas S. Damron of Tennessee, Arkansas, and Oklahoma............ 802
Randolph Co., (W.) Virginia, Records............................. 803
William J. Dammon of Robertson Co., TN, formerly Williamson J.
     Dameron..................................................... 805
A Newton Co., GA, Guardianship Record............................ 809
David C. Damron: Civil War Pension File.......................... 810
1993 Dameron-Damron Family Association Reunion................... 812
The Will of John Dameron, 1596................................... 813
Civil War Pension File: George W. Damron......................... 814
Christopher Dameron Deed in Lee Co., VA. ........................ 815
John Damron's Courthouse......................................... 816
Census Book Update............................................... 816
Harrison Dameron and Martha "Patsy" Dameron...................... 817
Dameron Bible Records. (Frank Abner Dameron & Charles
     Dameron-son of Roger Dameron)............................... 820
Two Daughters of Harvey G. Damron and Mary Ann Maynard by John
     Picklesimer................................................. 822
William Dam(e)ron of McNairy Co., TN, Researched by Betty
     Needham Lancaster........................................... 824
The Civil War Pension File of William Damron of Wayne Co., WV. .. 825
William James Damron (ca. 1858 - 1900)........................... 827
Damerons and Damrons in the News................................. 828
The Civil War Pension File of Jackson Damron..................... 828
Bits and Pieces.................................................. 830
Additions and Corrections........................................ 831
Obituaries....................................................... 832
Queries.......................................................... 835



Volume 25, Fall 1993

Descendants of George Shields and Nancy Damron by Larry Dwayne
     Shields..................................................... 838
Johnson Co., IL, Probate Records................................. 841
The John Damron Family of Buckingham Co., VA, Researched by
     Edna Barney................................................. 842
Old Family Letters to Augustin and Elizabeth (Dearing) Damrell... 844
1993 Dameron-Damron Family Association Reunion, by Charles F.
     Dameron..................................................... 851
Logan Co., WV, Marriages......................................... 852
Some Confederate Soldiers........................................ 854
Early Dameron Ages............................................... 857
Some Indiana Damrons............................................. 858
Newsletter Index Now Available! ................................. 860
Bell County, Texas, Marriage Index............................... 860
Additions and Corrections........................................ 861
Caswell Co., NC, Marriage Register, 1867-1917.................... 862
Two Daughters of Charles Wesley Damron........................... 863
James Thomas Refinus Dameron..................................... 864
Bits and Pieces.................................................. 866
Resources........................................................ 868
Family Happenings................................................ 870
Obituaries....................................................... 870
Queries.......................................................... 872



Volume 26, Spring 1994

William Hall Dameron (1820-1872)................................. 876
Love and Marriage in Randolph Co., Missouri...................... 878
Jenny (Mullins) Coots?........................................... 880
1994 Dameron-Damron Family Association Reunion................... 881
The Heirs of Cyrus C. Damral..................................... 882
George Franklin Dameron.......................................... 883
Revolutionary War Pension Applications........................... 884
Old Dameron Wills from Virginia and North Carolina............... 890
Descendants of Antonius M. M. Damarin............................ 897
Damerons and Damrons in the News................................. 898
The Hurst Family of Northumberland County, Virginia.............. 899
Bits and Pieces.................................................. 900
Additions and Corrections........................................ 901
Family Happenings................................................ 902
Northumberland Co., VA, Confederate Soldiers..................... 902
Obituaries....................................................... 903
Queries.......................................................... 909



Volume 27, Fall 1994

A Letter from John Dameron of Caswell County, North Carolina..... 912
Increase in Sustaining Membership Dues........................... 913
Solomon King Damron by Mary Ella Klingsporn...................... 914
Paris Dameron of Alabama......................................... 922
1995 Membership Directory........................................ 924
1994 Dameron‑Damron Family Association Reunion................... 924
Single Mothers................................................... 925
John Henry Dameron (1836‑1906) and Julia Price Vaughn............ 927
Bits and Pieces.................................................. 928
Clippings from the Past.......................................... 930
Dickenson Co., VA, Marriages, 1880‑1900.......................... 931
Mingo Co., WV, Marriages, 1895‑1904.............................. 932
Clara (Damron) Little and Her Musical Family..................... 934
Brunswick County, Virginia, Confederate Soldiers................. 936
Virginia Civil War Confederate Pension Application Index......... 938
"The Death of Jerry Damron”...................................... 939
Charles Lewis Damaron............................................ 940
Family Happenings................................................ 941
Obituaries....................................................... 942
Queries.......................................................... 945



Volume 28, Spring 1995

Constantine Ladd Damron.......................................... 948
Westmoreland County, Virginia, Marriages......................... 953
Sarah G. Dameron and William Warf................................ 954
1995 Membership Directory........................................ 956
Gaston County, North Carolina, Marriages, 1848‑1919.............. 956
Damerons and Damrons in the News................................. 958
Burke County, North Carolina, Marriages.......................... 959
Family Album..................................................... 960
Family Happenings................................................ 963
Edward G. Damron/Dameron......................................... 964
Bits and Pieces.................................................. 969
James C. Dameron, Son of Joseph Dameron Jr.  .................... 971
Snow's Dameron‑Damron Book....................................... 972
Additions and Corrections........................................ 972
Obituaries....................................................... 974
Queries.......................................................... 977



Volume 29, Fall 1996

A Dameron Cemetery in Nelson County, Virginia ................... 980
For Sale: Dameron’s Marsh and Garden Point ...................... 981
Burke County, North Carolina, Death Certificates................. 982
Samuel Dameron (ca. 1835-1905) .................................. 983
Some Thoughts on the Russell Co., VA, Tax Lists ................. 986
The Dameron-Damron Family Association Home Page.................. 988
Mary Shearholdt Ends Term as Secretary-Treasurer ................ 898
Charles Chaney Accepts Secretary-Treasurer Position.............. 898
In 1998, Two Family Association Reunions ........................ 990
Damerons and Damrons in the News ................................ 991
The Divorce of Samuel and Sarah (Smith) Damron................... 992
Family Happenings  .............................................. 995
Some Westmoreland County, Virginia, Clippings ................... 996
Missing Members  ................................................ 998
Illinois Marriage Index.......................................... 999
The wife of Richard Damron who died ca. 1827.................... 1002
Additions and Corrections....................................... 1003
Obituaries...................................................... 1004
Queries......................................................... 1011




Volume 30, Spring 1999

Daniel Coffman's Family Bible................................... 1016
Family Happenings............................................... 1019
World War I Civilian Draft Registrations........................ 1019
The Civil War Pension File of Green Dameron and Harriet Perry... 1020
Dameron Marsh Natural Area Preserve............................. 1022
Kate (Markley) Turner's Bible................................... 1023
Old Obituaries from Huntington, West Virginia................... 1024
Bits and Pieces................................................. 1025
Leland R. Damron and Susannah Powell............................ 1027
Obituaries ..................................................... 1029
Queries......................................................... 1032



Volume 31, Fall 1999/2000

Dameron-Damron Mythology – Errors on the Internet
     by John P. Dameron......................................... 1036
Pike County, Kentucky, Obituary Abstracts....................... 1038
2001 Dameron-Damron Reunion, Cabwaylingo, West Virginia......... 1042
Arminta J., wife of William Laney, daughter of Spurlock Damron.. 1043
Additions and Corrections....................................... 1043
John Dameron, Born in Scotland in 1798?......................... 1044
Civil War Pension File: James W. Damron (1841-1910)............. 1045
John H. Dameron of Callao, Macon County, Missouri............... 1046
Pike County, Kentucky, Marriages, 1890-1899..................... 1048
Obituaries...................................................... 1052



Volume 32, Spring 2001

From the Editor................................................. 1056
The 2001 Dameron-Damron Reunion................................. 1057
My Cabwaylingo, 2000, by Paul L. Damron......................... 1059
Corrections and additions....................................... 1061
1898 Lawrence Co., Kentucky, School Census...................... 1061
Lawrence Co., KY, Marriage Records.............................. 1062
Helen Foster Snow’s THE DAMERON-DAMRON GENEALOGY................ 1063
Helen Foster Snow, 1907-1997.................................... 1064
Manors of Suffolk, England.  Henley and Henley Hall............. 1066
A Letter From the College of Arms, London, England.............. 1069
The Name of Aggie Owl, wife of Moses Damron, Russell Co., VA.... 1073
Obituaries...................................................... 1073
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, CA................. 1076
Some Colorado Men Who Served in World War One................... 1076
Leland Damron and Susannah Powell, updated family group......... 1077
Damron Family Commonplace book 1839 -1911....................... 1079
Some terms used in early wills and other documents.............. 1080
The Freedman’s Saving and Trust Company Bank Records............ 1081



Volume 33, Fall 2001

From the Editor................................................. 1084
The 2001 Dameron-Damron Reunion................................. 1085
Corrections and additions....................................... 1086
News of Members................................................. 1086
Bethenia Owens-Adair, Pioneer Woman Doctor of the Northwest..... 1087
Sarah, wife of Samuel Dameron of Brunswick Co., Virginia........ 1090
Harrison Dameron & Martha B. (Patsy) Dameron.................... 1091
Obituaries from the past........................................ 1102
Obituaries from the Recent Past................................. 1105
Pike County, KY, Marriage Bonds, 1901-1906...................... 1107
How Some of Us Do It:  Dates, Names & Places.................... 1109
Miscellaneous Information from various sources.................. 1111
Westerfield Manor of Suffolk County, England.................... 1116
Extract from H. F. Snow:  Capt. John Dameron of the Deuty....... 1121
Gallery:  Photographs from Members.............................. 1122



Volume 34, Spring 2002

From the Editor................................................. 1124
What Do We Need to Learn?....................................... 1126
“Captain” John Damron & his parents – Circumstantial Evidence... 1126
Cleveland (Ohio) Necrology File................................. 1127
Obituaries...................................................... 1129
The Alabama Connection.......................................... 1132
How Some of Us Do It:  Sources for Census Records Online........ 1134
Damrons in the 1920 Census of Clarke County, Georgia............ 1135
Genealogical Software for Your Computer......................... 1136
John Jarrell and Samuel Damron of West Virginia & Kentucky...... 1138
Did You Know?................................................... 1140
Extract from H. F. Snow Dameron-Damron Genealogy................ 1141
Inventory of the Estate of Tigner Dameron, 1824................. 1142
1930 Federal Population Census.................................. 1143
Gallery:  Photographs from Members.............................. 1145



Volume 35, Fall 2002

From the Editor................................................. 1146
Dick Damron, Canadian Country and Western Singer................ 1147
William Carroll Damron of  Alabama and  Arkansas................ 1148
What do you need to learn?...................................... 1152
Obituaries...................................................... 1152
Moses Damron (1829-1910) of Missouri and Texas.................. 1153
Moses Damron’s Masonic apron.................................... 1156
Obituary Records from Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune........ 1158
Damron Marriages in Lawrence County, Ohio....................... 1160
Charles McLain Damron, 26 May 1863 - 29 June 1903............... 1162
Extract from H. F. Snow Dameron-Damron Genealogy... inside back cover



Number 36, Spring 2003

Odds ‘n’ Ends................................................... 1166
Corrections..................................................... 1167
The Wagon Roads Through Arkansas................................ 1167
Tadd Dameron – Musician – & Adolphus Dameron, his stepfather.... 1168
A Headstone for William Carroll & Edie Carolyn (Cobb) Damron.... 1171
Tidbits of General Interest..................................... 1172
Dameron-Damron Census Book Entry Clarification.................. 1173
1930 Census – Texas – James Thomas Damron and Family............ 1177
My Dameron-Damron Search, by Col. Don W. Damron................. 1179
Extract from H. F. Snow Dameron-Damron Genealogy................ 1183
Membership Roster as of February 2003.............. inside back cover



Number 37, Fall 2003

From the Editor................................................. 1186
Obituaries...................................................... 1186
Reunion:  Grandchildren of Inzella Damron and Cicero Fleming.... 1187
Some Memories. Bertha Myrtle Carver Damron Palmer Gibson........ 1188
Cornelia Ann Dameron Dymke...................................... 1190
Early Northumberland County, Virginia, Records mentioning
     Damerons................................................... 1196
Jackson Co., Missouri, Marriage Index (brides only) 1881‑1937... 1198
Miscellaneous Missouri Information.............................. 1198
Christian County, Missouri, Marriages........................... 1199
The Leonard Thomas Damron Family................................ 1200
Odds ‘n’ Ends................................................... 1206
A Tintype from Leonard L. Damron’s Collection................... 1208



Number 38, Spring 2004

From the Editor................................................. 1210
DDFA gathering at Cabwaylingo in 2004........................... 1210
Rev. Sylvester James Damron.  Obituary and Photographs.......... 1212
A John Wesley Hardin story.  A probable myth.................... 1214
John Henry Damron gravesite to receive a Confederate
     Commemorative Medallion for his Civil War service.......... 1215
Leonard L. Damron:  Autobiographical Sketch. Part One........... 1217
Joseph Dameron, Jr.: Declaration of Revolutionary War Service... 1225
Odds ‘n’ Ends................................................... 1229
Newspaper Articles from the Past................................ 1230



Number 39, Fall 2004

(NOTE: due to a computer glitch, the page numbering system altered
 at this issue of the newsletter)

From the Editor................................................. 2034
DDFA gathering at Cabwaylingo in 2004........................... 2034
Lawerence Dameron, a Sponsor of Immigrants to America. 1652..... 2034
Leonard L. Damron: Autobiographical Sketch. Part Two............ 2035
The Tintype Photograph.......................................... 2049
Odds ‘n’ Ends................................................... 2050
Newspaper Articles from the Past................................ 2050



Number 40, Spring 2005

From the Editor................................................. 2054
A Visit to Northumberland County, Virginia...................... 2054
The 2005 Dameron-Damron Reunion................................. 2055
Charles Graten Damron, Jr.  1926-2004........................... 2056
John C. Dameron of Lincoln County, North Carolina............... 2057
Damron & Community Cemetery, Dunlow, Wayne Co., WV.............. 2060
Ann Cash Damron.  1917-2005..................................... 2062
George A. Damron of Arizona..................................... 2063
Newspaper Articles from the Past................................ 2067


 

Number 41, Fall 2005

From the Editor................................................. 2070
TransitionsThe 2005 Dameron-Damron Reunion...................... 2071
The Dameron’s of Lincoln County, North Carolina................. 2072
James Clyde Dameron’s 100th Birthday............................ 2073
John Damron, Jr., & Sarah Elizabeth Shultz...................... 2074
Abraham B. (Abrem) Dameron - Updated............................ 2085
DDFA – Twenty-Fifth Anniversary................................. 2089
Captain John Damron’s Broad Plank Chest......................... 2090
Maudie Ruth Canady Chaney Remembered her mother Sallie Elizabeth
     Damron..................................................... 2091
Newspaper Articles from the Past................................ 2095
List of members................................................. 2096



Number 42, Spring 2006

From The Editor................................................. 2098
Dameron-Damron Family Association – 25th Anniversary............ 2100
The Annual Cabwaylingo WV: 14-20 August 2006.................... 2101
A Visit to Hyco Lake in North Carolina, by John P. Dameron...... 2103
Transistions.................................................... 2106
Research on Damerons in Lancaster County, Virginia
      By Kathy Near............................................. 2107
Four Damrons in Country Music................................... 2112
Some Dameron Marriages from York County, South Carolina
     Newspaper Notice's (1823-1865)............................. 2114
Descendants of Geoffrey Dameron, Suffolk County, England,
     by Michael Collett......................................... 2115
Suffolk Record Office Research Service Report................... 2120
Genetic Genealogy, by Cheri Mello............................... 2122
Wilson Nicholas Damron, by Leonard L. Damron.................... 2124
George Washington Damron, by Maurine C. Nuttall................. 2126
Bastardy Bonds – North Carolina................................. 2129
Will of Thomas Dameron of Northumberland County, Virginia 1766.. 2130
Membership Roster for Spring 2006............................... 2131
Odds ‘n’ Ends:  Newspaper articles from the past................ 2133



Number 43, Fall 2006

From The Editor................................................. 2135
Updates and Additional Information.............................. 2136
Dameron-Damron Family Association – 25th Anniversary - Comments. 2137
The Annual Cabwaylingo WV Reunion - 14-20 August 2006........... 2143
Edna Ferber’s SHOW BOAT Damron Connection....................... 2144
James Palatine Damron, letter about his autobiographical sketch. 2147
Logan Douglas Dameron Biographical Entry (1899)................. 2152
Anna Ladd Damron, daughter of John & Sarah E. Shultz
     Damron (Nuttall)........................................... 2153
Photograph Gallery.............................................. 2156
Heirs of William Dameron, Caswell County, North Carolina........ 2159
“Claim of Guardian of Orphan Children for Pension” Jackson
     Damron, Pike Co., KY....................................... 2160
Susan Emaline Damron, daughter of Constantine Ladd Damron....... 2164
News from the Past.............................................. 2167



Number 44, Spring 2007

2007 DDFA Reunion, Pikeville, Kentucky.  26-29 July 2007........ 2172
Board Openings.................................................. 2172
From The Editor................................................. 2173
Dameron Mountain, Alleghany County, Virginia.................... 2174
Transistions.................................................... 2174
Early Obituaries and Death Notices - from c1930 and earlier..... 2174
Photographs..................................................... 2175
Civil War Pension File for Wright Damron of Floyd Co., KY....... 2176
John Damron (ca. 1780-1826) of Amherst & Bedford Counties, VA... 2177
Some Children of John Damron, Jr. & Sarah Elizabeth Shultz...... 2181
         Susannah Damron........................................ 2181
         Cynthia Elizabeth Damron............................... 2184
Ann and Cynthia Dameron of Lincoln Co., NC...................... 2188
The Will of Capt. George Ball, Northumberland Co., VA........... 2190
Last Will and Testament of John D. Dameron, Gaston Co., NC...... 2191
Yancey Dameron: Letters in the National Archives................ 2194
Item of Interest:  Billy Ray Cyrus and the Damron family........ 2200
Henry C. Damron: Deposition by Sallie Dameron Markley........... 2201
News from the Past.............................................. 2202



Number 45, Fall 2007

From The Editor................................................. 2208
Transitions..................................................... 2210
DDFA Reunion, Pikeville, Kentucky. 16-29 July 2007.............. 2210
The Dameron-Damron Family of Alleghany, Co., VA................. 2214
       Damron Tavern, Alleghany County, Virginia................ 2214
       Judge Andrew Damron Home, Covington, Alleghany Co., VA... 2217
       Damron Cemetery, Alleghany Co., VA....................... 2219
       H. F. Snow:  Damerons of Alleghany Co., VA............... 2221
       Bible of John Damron, Alleghany Co., VA.................. 2222
William L. Dameron – Soldier’s Application for Pension, 1901.... 2224
Catlettsburg Cemetery, Catlettsburg, Boyd County, KY
     (a partial survey)......................................... 2228
Muster Roll Cards, etc.: Randolph H. Damron, Gaston Co., NC..... 2230
John Jarrell of Bromley Ridge, Wayne Co., WV.................... 2233
Did Cordell L. Damron Invent the Laser?......................... 2234
News from the Past.............................................. 2237



Number 46, Spring 2008

From the Editor................................................. 2240
       Damron DNA Project (see also page 2251)
       Musical performers
       A visit to Bell County, Texas
       Massacre of the Hunter Family, Fannin County, (Republic
           of) Texas. 1842.
DDFA Reunion, Nashville, Tennessee. 14-17 August 2008........... 2242
Robert Leland Damron, biographical sketch....................... 2242
From the DDFA President.  Internet Genealogy:
       Myth versus Merit, or Captain John and the Alsatian
           Mercenary............................................ 2244
DDFA Membership List – Spring 2008.............................. 2245
Descendants of Hulda Majors Damron other than John Henry Damron. 2246
Dam(e)ron DNA Project........................................... 2251
The Lazarus Damron and Jane Jarrell Jarrell Family.............. 2254
A Brief History of the James Thomas Refinas Dameron Family...... 2258
Photographs:
       James Madison Jackson "Matt" Damron and family........... 2262
       John Shultz Damron and family ........................... 2263
News from the Past.............................................. 2265



Number 47, Fall 2008

From the Editor................................................. 2269
DDFA Reunion, Nashville, Tennessee. 14-17 August 2008........... 2272
A Trip to Northumberland County, Virginia.  Helen Foster
       Snow, 1952............................................... 2274
Dameron Photograph Albums found in Indiana...................... 2278
Photographs.......................... .......................... 2279
Reunions: A Reunion of the Great Grandchildren of Inzella
       Damron Fleming........................................... 2281
Dam(e)ron DNA Project report.................................... 2284
Joseph Warren Damron, son of John & Sarah E. Shultz Damron...... 2285
Pages from a Letter written by Joseph Warren Damron, Sr. ....... 2289
Excerpt from H.F. Snow: Mrs. Lester Weaver, Richmond, Virginia.. 2290
Excerpts: HISTORY OF HOWARD AND CHARITON COUNTIES (1883)........ 2291
Odds ‘n’ Ends................................................... 2292
News from the Past.............................................. 2293
DDFA Membership List – Fall 2008................... inside back cover
Membership registration/Renewal form............... insert front page
Ballot for Board of Directors....................... insert back page



Number 48. Spring 2009

DDFA Reunion, Northumberland Co., VA. 19-21 June 2009........... 2268
From the President.............................................. 2270
From the Editor................................................. 2271
Northumberland Revisited........................................ 2273
Wayne County, WV, Damrons/Jarrells during Civil War............. 2278
Dameron/Damron DNA Study Update................................. 2285
Query with Photographs.......................................... 2288
The Owl Family.................................................. 2289
Response to Articles in Previous Issue and Volume 23
       History of Howard and Chariton Counties [Missouri] (1883)
       Thomas Dameron: Son of Joseph Dameron, Sr................ 2292
Leland Damron (1807-1881) Family................................ 2294
News from the Past.............................................. 2298
DDFA Membership List – Spring 2009
       Membership registration/Renewal form........ inside back cover



Number 49. Fall 2009

From the President.............................................. 2268
From the Editor................................................. 2269
DDFA Reunion, Nashville, Tennessee. 14-17 August 2008........... 2272
A Trip to Northumberland County, Virginia. 
        Helen Foster Snow, 1952................................. 2274
Dameron Photograph Albums found in Indiana...................... 2278
Photographs..................................................... 2279
Reunions: A Reunion of the Great Grandchildren of
       Inzella Damron Fleming................................... 2281
Dam(e)ron DNA Project report.................................... 2284
Joseph Warren Damron, son of John & Sarah E. Shultz Damron...... 2285
Pages from a Letter written by Joseph Warren Damron, Sr. ....... 2289
Excerpt from H.F. Snow: Mrs. Lester Weaver, Richmond, Virginia.. 2290
Excerpts: HISTORY OF HOWARD AND CHARITON COUNTIES (1883) ....... 2291
Odds ‘n’ Ends................................................... 2292
News from the Past.............................................. 2293
DDFA Membership List – Fall 2008................... inside back cover
Membership registration/Renewal form............... insert front page
Ballot for Board of Directors....................... insert back page



Number 50, Spring 2010

From the President.............................................. 2304
From the Editor ................................................ 2304
DDFA Reunion, Kilmarnock, Virginia.  17-21 June 2009............ 2309
Text of Dedication Speech for Marker at Harding Cemetery ....... 2310
Some Damerons of France by John P. Dameron...................... 2311
Lawrence Dameron Land Grants 1652 & 1655, Northumberland County,
        Virginia................................................ 2314
Lancaster County, Virginia, Chancery Records.................... 2315
    Heirs of Dennis Dameron, Lancaster Co., Virginia - 1840..... 2216
Dameron- Damron DNA Project Update. ............................ 2320
News from the Past.............................................. 2324
DDFA Membership List – Fall 2009........................... last page
Membership registration/Renewal form............... inside back cover



Number 51, Fall 2010

From the Editor ................................................ 2327
From the President.............................................. 2328
2010 Dameron-Damron Family Association Reunion.................. 2329
Reports on 2010 DDFA Reunion.................................... 2329
       Cindora Creasman......................................... 2329
       Davonna Guthrie ......................................... 2331
       Snapshots - the 2010 DDFA Reunion  provided by
            Cindora Creasman.................................... 2333
Our Trip to the 2010 DDFA Reunion in Plano, Texas - By Cindora
       Creasman................................................. 2334
Extract from H. F. Snow’s Dameron-Damron Genealogy: A letter
       from Charles Franklin Dameron, Dallas, Texas............. 2340
Excerpt from From Sagebrush to the City Room, a memoir.
       (Part One) by Charles Franklin Damron, Dallas, Texas .... 2341
News from the Past ............................................. 2347
Candidates for the DDFA Board of Directors ..................... 2351
Ballot for DDFA Board of Directors /
       Membership Registration/Renewal form................ last page
DDFA Membership List – Fall 2010................... inside back cover



Number 52, Spring 2011

Co-editor’s Corner ............................................. 2378
Message from the Chairman ...................................... 2379
2011 Dameron - Damron Family Reunion, Raleigh, NC. 23-26 June .. 2380
Dameron – Damron DNA Project Update ............................ 2383
Excerpt from From Sagebrush to the City Room, a memoir (Part Two)
       by Charles Franklin Damron, Dallas, Texas ............... 2385
Obituaries  .................................................... 2391
Northumberland County, VA - Dameron Land Research  ............. 2392
News from the Past  ............................................ 2395
Membership Registration/Renewal form  ..................... last page
DDFA Membership List – Spring 2011 ................ inside back cover



Number 53, Fall 2011

Co-editor’s Corner ............................................. 2400
Message from the Chairman ...................................... 2401
2011 Dameron - Damron Family Reunion, Raleigh, NC. 23-26 June .. 2402
Excerpt: From Sagebrush to the City Room, a memoir (Part Three)
       by Charles Franklin Damron, Dallas, Texas ............... 2405
Damerons and the Religious Freedom Debate in Virginia .......... 2412
Dameron – Damron DNA Project – New Family Finder Test .......... 2414
Dameron – Damron DNA Project Fall Update ....................... 2416
Obituary  ...................................................... 2416
News from the Past  ............................................ 2417
Membership Registration/Renewal form  ..................... last page
DDFA Membership List – Fall 2011 .................. inside back cover



Number 54, Spring 2012

Co-editor’s Corner ............................................. 2421
Message from the Chairman ...................................... 2422
2012 Dameron - Damron Family Reunion, Branson, MO, July 12-15 .. 2423
Millard Malone Damron Family History  .......................... 2425
Excerpt: From Sagebrush to the City Room, a memoir (Part Four)
       by Charles Franklin Damron, Dallas, Texas ............... 2427
Lawrence Dameron Land Grant Research ........................... 2430
Vonnie Damron Allen’s 100th Birthday  .......................... 2435
Dameron – Damron DNA Project – New Family Finder Test .......... 2435
Soldier in the Spotlight: James Damron ......................... 2436
New Dameron-related Book ....................................... 2437
News from the Past  ............................................ 2438
Membership Registration/Renewal form  ..................... last page
DDFA Membership List – Spring 2..................... inside back cover



Number 55, Fall 2012

Co-editor’s Corner ............................................. 2442
Recap of the 2012 Dameron - Damron Family Reunion,
       Branson, MO, July 12-15 ................................. 2443
Excerpt: From Sagebrush to the City Room, a memoir (Part Four)
       by Charles Franklin Damron, Dallas, Texas  .............. 2446
The Murder of Carrie Bell Damron Didlake  ...................... 2450
Dameron – Damron DNA Project ................................... 2452
Family Finder Test (autosomal DNA) ............................. 2453
My Damron Ancestors, by Davonna Guthrie ........................ 2454
James Lewis Dameron and Martha Low: An Introduction ............ 2464
News from the Past  ............................................ 2465
Membership Registration/Renewal form  ..................... last page
DDFA Membership List – Fall 2012 .................. inside back cover



Number 56, Spring 2013

Co-editor’s Corner ............................................. 2467
The Dameron Myth Continues ..................................... 2468
Excerpt: From Sagebrush to the City Room, a memoir (Part Five)
       by Charles Franklin Damron, Dallas, Texas  .............. 2469
The Dameron Hotel Fire ......................................... 2473
Marriages in Wise County ....................................... 2474
Obituaries ..................................................... 2475
2013 Annual DDFA Meeting, Charlottesville, VA, June 26-29 ...... 2476
James Lewis Dameron and Martha Low ............................. 2479
Dam(e)rons who served in the Military for the CSA (1861-1865)... 2482
News from the Past  ............................................ 2484
Membership Registration/Renewal form  ..................... last page
DDFA Membership List – Spring 2013................. inside back cover



Number 57, Fall 2013

Co-editor’s Corner ............................................. 2489
Excerpt: From Sagebrush to the City Room, a memoir (Part Six)
       by Charles Franklin Dameron, Dallas, Texas............... 2490
Soldier in the Spotlight: Charles Boynton Damron ............... 2494
Recap of the 2013 Annual DDFA Meeting in Charlottesville ....... 2496
Dam(e)rons who served in the Military for the CSA (1861-1865)... 2499
James Lewis Dameron and Martha Low – Chapters 4-6 .............. 2500
John Dameron Kills and is Killed ............................... 2505
News from the Past  ............................................ 2507
Membership Registration/Renewal form  ..................... last page
DDFA Membership List – Fall 2013 .................. inside back cover



Number 58, Spring 2014
 
Editor’s Corner ................................................ 2511
Introducing the New Assistant Editor ........................... 2512
The Dameron Family – a Report .................................. 2513
Excerpt: From Sagebrush to the City Room, a memoir (Part Seven)
       by Charles Franklin Dameron, Dallas, Texas  ............. 2519
Soldier in the Spotlight: Forrest Damron ....................... 2523
The 2014 Annual DDFA Meeting in Ohio ........................... 2525
Dam(e)rons who served in the Military for the CSA (1861-1865.... 2528
Dameron of Note: Ned Dameron - Illustrator ..................... 2530
Westward Traveler: Robert LeLand Damron......................... 2531
Membership Registration/Renewal form  ..................... last page
DDFA Membership List – Spring 2014 ................ inside back cover



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