Category Archives: Pankey

Information regarding my wife’s Pankey Ancestors.
Sometime in the 1820s, Peter M. Howell married Caroline M. A. Pankey, the daughter of Thomas Armstrong and Martha (Cannon) Pankey.

Pankey’s in the News – Judith Pankey Dies

Howell Research Howell-Pankey Line By Don Taylor In the News” is my reporting of discovered newspaper articles and advertising regarding ancestors I am researching. Judith (Ligon) Pankey is the first wife of my wife’s third great uncle, Thomas Armstrong Pankey. … Continue reading

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Marriage Bond – Thomas Pankey & Martha Cannon

Amanuensis[i] Monday Howell-Pankey Line By Don Taylor This image is one of those cases where the document was extremely fragmented. But, by using similar documents it becomes fairly easy to fill in many of the gaps with what would be … Continue reading

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Thomas Pankey & the Early Censuses

Howell Research Howell-Pankey Line Census Sunday By Don Taylor Following families in the early census records is always tricky. Today, I am looking at the 1810 Census and Thomas (and Martha) Pankey of Cumberland County, Virginia. From my other research, … Continue reading

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Binford – Surname Saturday

Howell-Pankey-Binford Line By Don Taylor Name Origin Ancestry indicates that Binford is an English habitational name from Binneford in Crediton, Devon, based upon the personal name Beonna and Old English ford (ford). Geographical Forebears indicates there are only about 3,136 … Continue reading

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Ancestor Sketch – Betsy Kinsey Binford

Howell Research Howell-Pankey-Binford Line By Don Taylor [Following women during colonial times is always tricky, and Betsy Kinsey (Binford) Pankey is no exception. Seldom are women mentioned except in the context of another family member. What I have learned about … Continue reading

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