Barbour County Families
CLEVENGER - CLEAVENGER
Not Connected


David Kuhl

1. Unconnected Clevenger/Cleavenger #15547.
    Children:
     i Charles B. Cleavenger #4700 born about 1820, Barbour Co.,
          WV?, married 15-Jan-1846, in Barbour Co., WV, S1 T
          married by: Rev. Joseph Wrightman, Mary Welch #4701, born
          about 1820, Barbour Co., WV?, (daughter of Earliest Welch
          #9345).
     ii Sarah Cleavenger #5072 born about 1820, Barbour Co., WV?,
          married 15-Oct-1843, in Barbour Co., WV, S2 T married
          by: Rev. Edmund Dennison, John Jenkins #5071, born about
          1820, Barbour Co., WV?, (son of Earliest Jenkins #8634).
  2. iii Mr. Clevenger #16655 born about 1820.
  3. iv Edmund Cleavenger #5482 born 1820/1822.
  4. v Thomas Cleavenger #5400 born 1828.
  5. vi After 1835 Cleavenger #15548.

Second Generation

2. Mr. Clevenger #16655 born about 1820, Barbour Co., WV?, married
Mary Welch? #16656, born about 1823, Barbour Co., WV?, (daughter of
Earliest Welch #9345) died about 1850. S3 T  Mr. died before 1850. 
Mary: Living with Isaiah Welch, family No. 1042 in 1850 census.
    Children:
   i Charles Clevenger #16657 born about 1847, Barbour Co.,
          WV?, died after 1850.

3. Edmund Cleavenger #5482 born 1820/1822, Philippi, Barbour Co.,
WV, S4 T married 2-Sep-1841, in Harrison Co., WV, S5 T Mary Reed
#5483, born 1820/1821, Barbour Co., WV?, S6 T died after 1870.  Edmund
died after 1870. S7 T  Age 28 in 1850. Age 38 in 1860. Age 50 in 1870. 
Mary: Age 29 in 1850.  Age 39 in 1860.  Age 50 in 1870.
    Children:
     i Rebecca Clevenger #16624 born about 1842, Barbour Co.,
          WV?, died after 1860.  Age 8 in 1850.  Age 18 in 1860.
  6. ii Edmund P. Clevenger #16625 born about 1846.
     iii Sarah Clevenger #16626 born about 1849, Barbour Co., WV?,
          married 11-Feb-1876, in Barbour Co., WV, S8 T Thomas M.
          Curry #16803, born about 1850, Barbour Co., WV?, died
          after 1876.  Sarah died after 1876.  Age 6/12 in 1850.
          Age 12 in 1860. Sarah E. in marriage record.  No proof to 
          this Sarah.
     iv Elizabeth Cleavenger #16810 born about 1851, Barbour Co.,
          WV?, married 10-Jun-1878, in Barbour Co., WV, S9 T
          Charles P. Newlen #16809, born about 1850, Barbour Co., WV?,
          died after 1878.  Elizabeth died after 1878.  Elizabeth
          Clevenger, age 9 in 1860.
     v Ashbell Cleavenger #5484 born 1852, Barbour Co., WV?,
          died after 1870.  Age 8 in 1860.  Age 18 in 1870.
     vi Sela Cleavenger #5485 born 1855, Barbour Co., WV?, died
          after 1870.  Sealy, age 6 in 1860.  Sela, age 15 in 1870.
     vii Chesteen Cleavenger #5486 born 1855, Barbour Co., WV?,
          died after 1870.  Age 4 in 1860.  Age 15 in 1870.
     viii Lydia A. Clevenger #16816 born about 1857, Barbour Co.,
          WV?, married 13-Sep-1870, in Barbour Co., WV, S10 T
          George W. Yeager #16815, born about 1850, Barbour Co., WV?,
          died after 1870.  Lydia died after 1870.  Lydia A.
          Clevinger    
-1-

          in marriage record. Lydia C., age 2 in 1860.  Lidia C.,
          age 12 in 1870. No proof that marriage record and
          census are for same person.

4. Thomas Cleavenger #5400 born 1828, Barbour Co., WV?, S11 T
occupation: farmer, married Emmeline Cleavenger? #5401, born 1825/1826,
Barbour Co., WV?, occupation: 5402, died after 1870.  Thomas died after
1870. S12 T  Age 32 in 1860, age 42 in 1870. Emmeline: Age 34 in 1860,
age 45 in 1870.
    Children:
   i Catharine S. Clevenger #16697 born about 1853, Barbour
          Co., WV?, died after 1860.  Age 7 in 1860.
   ii Jacob Clevenger #16698 born about 1855, Barbour Co., WV?,
          died after 1860.  Age 5 in 1860.
   iii Nancy E. Cleavenger #5402 born 1857, Barbour Co., WV,
          married 18-Feb-1881, in Harrison Co., WV, S5 T D. M.
          Day #18026, born about 1862, Harrison Co., WV, (son of
          Joseph L. Day #18024 and Ingaby Day? #18025) died after 1881.
          Nancy died after 1870.  Age 3 in 1860, age 13 in 1870.
          D.: Listed as Colonel Day in marriage record.

5. After 1835 Cleavenger #15548.
    Children:
  7. i B. J. Cleavenger #5466 born 1839.
  8. ii Jane Cleavenger #4236 born about 1840.
     iii Joseph C. Clevenger #16804 born about 1850, Barbour Co.,
          WV?, married 15-Feb-1876, in Barbour Co., WV, S8 T
          Ruhama S. Poling #16805, born about 1850, Barbour Co., WV?, died
          after 1876.  Joseph died after 1876.
     iv David J. Cleavenger #16797 born about 1850, Barbour Co.,
          WV?, married 12-May-1887, in Barbour Co., WV, S13 T
          Berthena McKinney #3738, born after 1850, Barbour Co., WV?,
          (daughter of David James McKinney #3731 and Sarah St.
          Clair #3732) died after 1887.  David died after 1887.
     v Cora Cleavenger #16796 born about 1860, Barbour Co., WV?, 
          married 24-Oct-1889, in Barbour Co., WV, S14 T Lair D.
          McKinney #3740, born about 1860, Barbour Co., WV?,
          (son of David James McKinney #3731 and Sarah St. Clair
          #3732) died after 1889.  Cora died after 1889.
     vi Rosa Cleavenger #16808 born about 1860, Barbour Co., WV?,
          married 1-Nov-1880, in Barbour Co., WV, S15 T Thomas
          A. Law #16807, born about 1860, Barbour Co., WV?, died after
          1880.  Rosa died after 1880.
     vii Joseph Clevenger #17655 born Jan-1875, Gilmer Co., WV?,
          married Mary Clevenger? #17656, born Mar-1881, Gilmer
          Co., WV?, died after 1900.  Joseph died after 1900.
          S16 T Age 25, married 4 years in 1900. Mary: Age 19 in 1900.
  9. viii After 1880 Cleavenger #15549.

Third Generation

6. Edmund P. Clevenger #16625 born about 1846, Barbour Co., WV?,
married Lisa Ann Cleavenger? #5489, born 1849, Barbour Co., WV?,
died after 1870.  Edmund died after 1870. S17 T  Edmund, age 4 in 1850. 
Age 14 in 1860.  Edmun P., age 24 in 1870.
    Children:

-2-

   i Giraphee Cleavenger #5490 born 1868, Barbour Co., WV?,
          died after 1870.

7. B. J. Cleavenger #5466 born 1839, Barbour Co., WV?, married
Minerva A. Cleavenger? #5467, born 1846, Barbour Co., WV?, died after 1870.
B. J. died after 1870. S18 T
    Children:
   i Appalona Cleavenger #5468 born 1866, Barbour Co., WV?,
          died after 1870.
   ii Ulysses Cleavenger #5469 born 1869, Barbour Co., WV?,
          died after 1870.

8. Jane Cleavenger #4236 born about 1840, Gilmer Co., WV?, married
Frank Tomey #4235, born about 1840, Gilmer Co., WV?.
    Children:
  10.i Ilene (Ila) Tomey #4231 born 29-Dec-1865.

9. After 1880 Cleavenger #15549.
    Children:
   i Albro B. Clevenger #9245 born 1880, Ritchie Co., WV,
          married 26-Oct-1901, in Gilmer Co., WV, S19 T Hattie
          J. Woodford #629, born 25-Sep-1870, Ritchie Co., WV,
          (daughter of William B. Woodford #412 and Angeline
          Talbott #420) died 1928, buried: Woodford Cem.,
          Glenville, Gilmer Co., WV. S20 T  Albro died after
          1901, Gilmer Co., WV?.  Hattie: Age 22 in marriage record.
          Gilmer history page 47/3. with #402 in 1880
   ii James C. Clevenger #17649 born 1882, Ritchie Co., WV?, S16 T
          married Elva Collins #17650, born 1890, Ritchie Co.,
          WV?, S16 T (daughter of After 1890 Collins #11179)
          died 1954, buried: Mt. Olive, Cemetery, Ritchie Co., WV.
          James died 1956, buried: Mt. Olive, Cemetery, Ritchie
           Co., WV.
   iii Arlan Clevenger #17085 born about 1890, Gilmer Co.,
          WV?, S21 T married Ethel Ann Miller #17086, born about
          1900, Gilmer Co., WV?, S21 T (daughter of Samuel Preston
          Miller #17087 and Elizabeth Catherine Stover #17088). Ethel:
          Being researched by Carol L. Morris, 3554 Edgewater
          Dr., Vermillion, OH 44089
  11.iv Alvin Merch Clevenger #17283 born 1890.
     v Clyde B. Clevenger #12356 born 2-Nov-1902, Webster Co.,
          WV?, married 19-Apr-1929, Alice Hilda Given #12355,
          born 9-Jul-1905, Webster Co., WV?, (daughter of Hansford
          Field Given #12353 and Susan Rebecca Paugh #12354). Clyde
          died 5-Aug-1972.  Alice: School Teacher; Ancestor Chart,
          pgs. 58, "The Village Storekeeper and His Family," by Alice
          Hilda (Given) Clevenger. 1979.
   vi Harold Clevenger #17651 born about 1920, Ritchie Co.,
          WV?, S16 T married Clover Frymier #17652, born 1924,
          Ritchie Co., WV?, S16 T (daughter of Clayton Frymier #17653
          and Lovie Jones #17654) died 1960, buried: Mt. Olive,
          Cemetery, Ritchie Co., WV.
   vii Druzilla Clevenger? #16828 born 1921, Gilmer Co., WV?,
          died 1950, Gilmer Co., WV?, buried: Cedarville
          Cemetery, Gilmer Co., WV. S22 T
   viii Larry Cleavenger #914 born about 1930, Philippi, Barbour

-3-

          Co., WV, married about 1950, in Philippi, Barbour Co.,
          WV, Mary Bartlett #905, born about 1933, Philippi,
          Barbour Co., WV, (daughter of William Clay Bartlett
          #901 and Rissie J. Woodford #900).

Fourth Generation

10. Ilene (Ila) Tomey #4231 born 29-Dec-1865, Gilmer Co., WV?,
married William Henry (Bud) Bennett #4230, born 19-Sep-1862, Gilmer Co.,
WV?, (son of Moses Bennett #4228 and Mary Rejester #4229). Ilene died
7-Sep-1928.
    Children:
   i Gertrude Bennett #4232 born about 1890, Gilmer Co., WV?.
   ii Glenn Bennett #4233 born about 1890, Gilmer Co., WV?,
          died about 1890.  Glenn died at age 4 months.
  12. iii Eustace Ray Bennett #1426 born 8-Mar-1893.
  13. iv Doyle Bennett #4234 born 23-Jan-1901.

11. Alvin Merch Clevenger #17283 born 1890, Gilmer Co., WV?,
married Ora Mae Kirkpatrick #17284, born 1893, Gilmer Co., WV?, died 1968,
buried: Horn Creek Baptist Church Gilmer Co., WV.  Alvin died 1972,
buried: Horn Creek Baptist Church Gilmer Co., WV.
    Children:
   i Berlin B. Clevenger #17287 born 18-Jun-1912, Gilmer Co.,
          WV?, died 19-Nov-1982, buried: Horn Creek Baptist
          Church Gilmer Co., WV.  Berlin, Ruble and Esther graves are
          separate from Alvin.
   ii Ruble B. Clevenger #17288 born 2-Nov-1920, Gilmer Co.,
          WV?, married 1-Jun-1949, S23 T Esther Virginia Hinzman
          #17289, born 11-Aug-1927, Gilmer Co., WV?, S24 T
          buried: Horn Creek Baptist Church Gilmer Co., WV.  Ruble died
          29-Jul-1988, buried: Horn Creek Baptist Church Gilmer
          Co., WV.
   iii Clifford Clevenger #17285 born 1933, Gilmer Co., WV?,
          buried: Horn Creek Baptist Church Gilmer Co., WV.
   iv Doris Clevenger #17286 born 1935, Gilmer Co., WV?, died
          1960, buried: Horn Creek Baptist Church Gilmer Co.,
          WV. Family relationship assumed from location of graves.

Fifth Generation

12. Eustace Ray Bennett #1426 born 8-Mar-1893, Glenville, Gilmer
Co., WV?, married 12-Dec-1917, in Glenville, Gilmer Co., WV?, Rosa Mae
Ellison #1425, born 26-Jun-1898, Glenville, Gilmer Co., WV?,
(daughter of John Calvin Ellyson Jr. #647 and Pearl Williams #1424). Eustace
died 29-Sep-1983, Millfork, Rosedale, WV, buried: Millfork Cemetery,
Rosedale, WV.
    Children:
  14. i Forest Brooks Bennett #1427 born 31-Dec-1920.
   ii Clyde Bennett #3999 born about 1920, Glenville, Gilmer
          Co., WV?.
   iii Eugene Bennett #3996 born about 1930, Glenville, Gilmer
          Co., WV?.
   iv baby boy Bennett #3997 born about 1930, Glenville, Gilmer   
          Co., WV?.
   v Ruth Bennett #3998 born about 1930, Glenville, Gilmer Co.,
WV?. 
-4-

             
13. Doyle Bennett #4234 born 23-Jan-1901, Gilmer Co., WV, married
18-Dec-1920, Mae Nicholas #4237, born about 1900, Gilmer Co., WV?,
(daughter of After 1860 Nicholas #18028). Doyle died 17-Sep-1976,
Braxton Co., WV?, buried: Millfork Cemetery, Rosedale, WV. 
Marriage year is approximate.
    Children:
   i Mildred Bennett #4238 born about 1930, Gilmer Co., WV?.
   ii Richard Bennett #4239 born about 1930, Gilmer Co., WV?.
   iii Barbara Bennett #4240 born about 1930, Gilmer Co., WV?.

Sixth Generation

14. Forest Brooks Bennett #1427 born 31-Dec-1920, Rosedale, Braxton
Co., WV, married 1-Feb-1945, in Rosedale, Braxton Co., WV?,
Gertrude Garnett Van Buren #1428, born 5-Feb-1915, Rosedale, Braxton Co.,
WV. Forest died 12-Jun-1986, Chloe, Calhoun Co., WV.
    Children:
   i Arden Wayne Bennett #1429 born 8-Nov-1945, Sutton,
          Braxton Co., WV, died 12-Jun-1988, Linden, WV, buried:
          Minnora, WV.
   ii Wilma Elaine Bennett #1430 born 27-May-1948, Chloe,
          Calhoun Co., WV, married 14-Jan-1967, in Nicut, WV,
          Roger Glen Mckee #1434, born about 1940, Nicut, WV?.
   iii Forest Dean Bennett #1431 born 3-Jul-1949, Chloe, Calhoun
          Co., WV.
   iv Sandra May Bennett #1432 born 17-Jul-1951, Chloe, Calhoun
          Co., WV, married (1) 21-Dec-1974, in Glenville, Gilmer
          Co., WV, Douglas Lynn Shuman #1435, born about 1950,
          Glenville, Gilmer Co., WV?, married (2) 20-Aug-1982,
          in Charleston, SC, married by: by Dorothea Sutton Morris,
          Jesse Wilbur Peake #1436, born about 1950, Charleston,
          SC?.
   v Robert Aaron Bennett #1433 born 9-Nov-1955, Chloe,
          Calhoun Co., WV.

-5-

SOURCES
 S1  TBarbour County, WV, Marriages, 1843-1892 3
 S2  TBarbour County, WV, Marriages, 1843-1892 1
 S3  T1850 Barbour County Census family No. 1042
 S4  T1850 Barbour County Census family No. 1179
 S5  THarrison Co., WV marriage book (transcribed)
 S6  T1860 Barbour County Census family No. 812
 S7  T1870 Barbour County Census 104
 S8  TBarbour County, WV, Marriages, 1843-1892 page 52
 S9  TBarbour County, WV, Marriages, 1843-1892 page 57
 S10  TBarbour County, WV, Marriages, 1843-1892 page 40
 S11  T1860 Barbour County Census Philippi No. 788
 S12  T1870 Barbour County Census 109
 S13  TBarbour County, WV, Marriages, 1843-1892 page 80
 S14  TBarbour County, WV, Marriages, 1843-1892 page 87
 S15  TBarbour County, WV, Marriages, 1843-1892 page 63
 S16  TGilmer Co., WV Historical Society Newsletter Jan 1995
 S17  T1870 Barbour County Census page 104
 S18  T1870 Barbour County Census 107
 S19  TGilmer Co., WV marriage records page 80
 S20  TGilmer Co. Cemeteries by Wes Cochran pub. March 1992 page 34
 S21  TGilmer Co., WV Historical Society Newsletter July 1994
 S22  TGilmer Co. Cemeteries by Wes Cochran pub. March 1992 page 103
 S23  TGilmer Co. Cemeteries by Wes Cochran pub. March 1992 page 4
 S24  TGilmer County, West Virginia, History 1845-1989 page 49
column 3

-6-

INDEX
Bartlett, Mary   . . . . . . 3   Clevenger, Harold . . . . . . . . 3
Bartlett, William Clay   . . 4   Clevenger, Jacob  . . . . . . . . 2
Bennett, Arden Wayne   . . . 5   Clevenger, James C. . . . . . . . 3
Bennett, baby boy. . . . . . 4   Clevenger, Joseph . . . . . . . . 2
Bennett, Barbara   . . . . . 5   Clevenger, Joseph C.  . . . . . . 2
Bennett, Clyde   . . . . . . 4   Clevenger, Lydia A. . . . . . . . 1
Bennett, Doyle . . . . .  4, 5   Clevenger, Mr.  . . . . . . . . . 1
Bennett, Eugene  . . . . . . 4   Clevenger, Rebecca  . . . . . . . 1
Bennett, Eustace Ray   . . . 4   Clevenger, Ruble B. . . . . . . . 4
Bennett, Forest Brooks    4, 5   Clevenger, Sarah  . . . . . . . . 1
Bennett, Forest Dean   . . . 5   Clevenger?, Druzilla  . . . . . . 3
Bennett, Gertrude  . . . . . 4   Clevenger?, Mary  . . . . . . . . 2
Bennett, Glenn   . . . . . . 4   Collins, After 1890 . . . . . . . 3
Bennett, Mildred   . . . . . 5   Collins, Elva . . . . . . . . . . 3
Bennett, Moses   . . . . . . 4   Curry, Thomas M.  . . . . . . . . 1
Bennett, Richard   . . . . . 5   Day, D. M.  . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Bennett, Robert Aaron  . . . 5   Day, Joseph L.  . . . . . . . . . 2
Bennett, Ruth  . . . . . . . 4   Day?, Ingaby  . . . . . . . . . . 2
Bennett, Sandra May  . . . . 5   Ellison, Rosa Mae . . . . . . . . 4
Bennett, William Henry (Bud) 4   Ellyson, John Calvin Jr.  . . . . 4
Bennett, Wilma Elaine  . . . 5   Frymier, Clayton  . . . . . . . . 3
Cleavenger, After 1820   . . 1   Frymier, Clover . . . . . . . . . 3
Cleavenger, After 1835 .  1, 2   Given, Alice Hilda  . . . . . . . 3
Cleavenger, After 1880    2, 3   Given, Hansford Field . . . . . . 3
Cleavenger, Appalona   . . . 3   Hinzman, Esther Virginia  . . . . 4
Cleavenger, Ashbell  . . . . 1   Jenkins, Earliest . . . . . . . . 1
Cleavenger, B. J.  . . .  2, 3   Jenkins, John . . . . . . . . . . 1
Cleavenger, Charles B.   . . 1   Jones, Lovie  . . . . . . . . . . 3
Cleavenger, Chesteen   . . . 1   Kirkpatrick, Ora Mae  . . . . . . 4
Cleavenger, Cora   . . . . . 2   Law, Thomas A.  . . . . . . . . . 2
Cleavenger, David J.   . . . 2   Mckee, Roger Glen . . . . . . . . 5
Cleavenger, Edmund   . . . . 1   McKinney, Berthena  . . . . . . . 2
Cleavenger, Elizabeth  . . . 1   McKinney, David James   . . . . . 2
Cleavenger, Giraphee   . . . 3   McKinney, Lair D. . . . . . . . . 2
Cleavenger, Jane   . . .  2, 3   Miller, Ethel Ann . . . . . . . . 3
Cleavenger, Larry  . . . . . 3   Miller, Samuel Preston  . . . . . 3
Cleavenger, Nancy E.   . . . 2   Newlen, Charles P.  . . . . . . . 1
Cleavenger, Rosa   . . . . . 2   Nicholas, After 1860  . . . . . . 5
Cleavenger, Sarah  . . . . . 1   Nicholas, Mae . . . . . . . . . . 5
Cleavenger, Sela   . . . . . 1   Paugh, Susan Rebecca  . . . . . . 3
Cleavenger, Thomas   . .  1, 2   Peake, Jesse Wilbur . . . . . . . 5
Cleavenger, Ulysses  . . . . 3   Poling, Ruhama S. . . . . . . . . 2
Cleavenger?, Emmeline  . . . 2   Reed, Mary  . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Cleavenger?, Lisa Ann  . . . 2   Rejester, Mary  . . . . . . . . . 4
Cleavenger?, Minerva A.  . . 3   Shuman, Douglas Lynn  . . . . . . 5
Clevenger, Albro B.  . . . . 3   St. Clair, Sarah  . . . . . . . . 2
Clevenger, Alvin Merch    3, 4   Stover, Elizabeth Catherine . . . 3
Clevenger, Arlan   . . . . . 3   Talbott, Angeline . . . . . . . . 3
Clevenger, Berlin B.   . . . 4   Tomey, Frank  . . . . . . . . . . 3
Clevenger, Catharine S.  . . 2   Tomey, Ilene (Ila)  . . . . .  3, 4
Clevenger, Charles   . . . . 1   Van Buren, Gertrude Garnett . . . 5
Clevenger, Clifford  . . . . 4   Welch, Earliest . . . . . . . . . 1
Clevenger, Clyde B.  . . . . 3   Welch, Mary . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Clevenger, Doris   . . . . . 4   Welch?, Mary  . . . . . . . . . . 1
Clevenger, Edmund P.   .  1, 2   Williams, Pearl . . . . . . . . . 4

Return to:
Barbour Family Album
Barbour Main Page