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The Messer project has merged with the Mercer project.

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We will list all Families, by Earliest Ancestor and Line Leader who wish to be listed.  We hope that eventually, all families will be listed on this page.   We also hope to eventually locate descendants of each family and to arrange their participation in the DNA project. (Participation in the DNA Project is not a requirement for listing on this page, but we will indicate families who have a man representing them in the DNA Project .)


  • Capt. Messer, d 19 Jun 1771 near Hillsborough, Orange Co., N.C. - Tom Kryssbek [tundraroad AT]
    • Solomon Messer, b. 1765-1774 N.C. m. Rachel (?) Lincoln Co., N.C.
      • Jane "Jennie" Messer, b. 1799 Lincoln Co., N.C., d. 1841 Macon Co., N.C., m1 Collin Herrin m2 James H. Turpin
        • Sarah Jane Turpin, b. 1831 Macon Co., N.C., d. 1865 Jackson Co., N.C., m. George Marion Gunter
          • Zebulon Vance Gunter, b. 1861 Jackson Co., N.C., d. 1935 Arimo, Bannock Co., ID, m. Elizabeth Matilda Myers
            • Sarah Matilda Gunter, b. 1891 Bannock Co., ID d. 1968 Downey, Bannock Co., ID m. Erastus Thomas Capell


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