- Either William Hays (Great Grandpa x 7) or Hardy Hays (Great-Grandpa x6) fought in the Revolutionary War and thus received a land grant of 200 acres in Georgia.
- Jean Jacque Reneau (Great Grandpa x 6) was born in 1739, immigrated from France, married a girl from North Carolina (Mary Ann) and lived to be 100.
- Richard Glover (Great Grandpa x 10) was born in England in 1611, fathered William Glover with Mary Booker in Virgina, but then somehow made it to Indonesia in time for his death in 1684.
- Arthur Jordan (Great-Grandpa x11) was born in 1595, died in 1635, and immigrated from England to Virginia somewhere in between. (The first Thanksgiving was in 1621)
I'd love to find more info out about the Polings, Jamesons, and Youngs...does anyone know the names and birthplaces of John Milton Poling's parents, Grandma Poling's parents, or Granny Merrick's parents?