This is a Message Board Post that is gatewayed to this mailing list. Author: artis_bradford Surnames: Classification: queries Message Board URL: http://boards.rootsweb.com/surnames.barnet/32.41/mb.ashx Message Board Post: Don't know if this is the same but my Mothers grandfather was a Samuel B. Trotman from Norfolk V.A. He was descibed as Mulatto, he was widowed, but his daughter Roberta married a James Ballard, and they had a daughter named Cassandra who married Rudolph West, and they had 8 children. My mothers grandfather may be the son of Samuel Sr. Important Note: The author of this message may not be subscribed to this list. If you would like to reply to them, please click on the Message Board URL link above and respond on the board.