News: Looking for females who are in the pure female lines (mother to daughter) from William and Sarah who are willing to do an mtDNA test. Such a person would be descended along an all female line from Mary DEVIN Biggers or Margaret DEVIN Reynolds. The hope is to identify the markers for Sarah SMITH Devin to help identify her parents. Contact the webmaster if interested.

Devin descendant, Stanley Wayne Devin, passed away at 1:30 a.m. on Dec. 4, 2014. He was the last living child of Ira & Oleta Devin.
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Powder Horn

Given to Alexander Devin, son of William Devin of Pittsylvania County by one of his brothers either William or John Devin. Family stories say the horn was carried by his brother while serving in the Revolutiionary war. It was carved while the brother was recovering from an illness or injury.

Alexander used it when he went off to preach. The horn was (1950) in the possession of William Devin, son of John Devin, son of Peyton Devin, son of Alexander Devin. The photograph was submitted by Carol Rick, a grand-daughter of William Devin. She presented the powder horn to the Indiana State Library.


Owner/SourceCarol R.
Date1999
File namepowdhorn.jpg
File Size115.08k
Dimensions870 x 344
Linked toAlexander Devin

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