is there such a place as Franklin, Pendleton Virginia?

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An ancestor of mine was supposed to have been born in Franklin, Pendleton, Virginia. Her name was Tarsha Lucy Diressa. She was born about 1805. There are no birth records to be found and none of her inf shows her parents. She married Robert Large about 1822. How can I find out? They died in Lawrence co kentucky
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There is a Franklin, Pendleton County, West Virginia,_West_Virginia
by Fred Adamson G2G6 Pilot (115k points)
selected by M Anonymous

Prior to the civil war Franklin, Pendleton County, West Virginia was actually Franklin, Pendleton County, Virginia because West Virginia was split from Virginia so that Virginia could be a slave state and west Virginia could be a free state.

from this table, there's a WikiTree space page for Pendleton County as well as categories for both counties (Virginia and West Virginia):


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