BOWEN, LOGSDON, ROWEN, SHAWVER, SMITH
December 30, 1996: Laurie Shawver
- Interested in sharing information with other SHAWVER researchers.
Looking for all descendents of Sebastian SHAWVER 1733-1816. Had
children: Jacob, Christopher, George, John, Elizabeth (mar Charles
ROWEN), Barbara (mar ROWEN or BOWEN), Sally / Sarah (mar Henry SMITH)
and dau who mar LOGSDON. George settled in the Fayette / Greenbrier
area and had many descendents who remained in the area. Many of
the descendents stayed in West Virginia while others moved on to
OH, IN, IL, MO, AR, KS, OK and TX.
December 26, 1996
- Looking for the birth of Carl Lewis BESS in Fayette Co, in Page
December 16, 1996: Tom Warden
- I am searching for information about Thomas WARDEN (b. 1801 in
Grayson or Montgomery Co.) and Martha BLACK (b 1802, Montgomery
Co.). Married in 1820 in Wytheville. Emigrated to Fayette Co. in
1833. Any info on siblings or ancestors will be greatly appreciated.
December 11, 1996: Tom Smith
- Seeking information on children of Harmon SMITH and Bashaba
"Bashey" BERRY, married in Fayette County May 8, 1849.
Children believed to have been John, Joseph, Synthia and an unnamed
daughter. Information I have is that a John SMITH was born to Harmon
on January 14, 1849 (3 months prior to marriage?). Any assistance
is appreciated. Thank you.
February 13, 1997: Gracie E Stover
- In 1800 Ashford STOVER, his wife Saba and their one year old son
William A lived in Fayette Co. He was my grandfather's brother.
If anyone has any information, please contact. I have been having
no luck at all on these Stovers. Thank you, Gracie
BOWLES, MARTIN, ROACH, SPRADLING
November 30, 1996: Gracie Stover
- In 1910, my ggg-grandfather lived in Fayette County with his daughter
Alpha and her husband, John MARTIN. His name was Allen BOWLES and
he was born around 1850. He died in Fayette Co, but was buried in
Kanawha County. John MARTIN and Alpha were married around 1902.
Allen also had a son, Wiley BOWLES (my gg-grandfather) He was married
to Virginia (Reginia) Sylvia ROACH in 1909. Their daughter, Elizabeth
BOWLES (my grandmother) was born there in 1910. Virginia had a son
named Thornton SPRADLING in 1906. I do not know his father's name.
I just know that he was killed in a cave-in before Thornton SPRADLING
was born. If anyone had any information at all about these people
will you please e-mail me. Thank you,
November 29, 1996: Jan M. Shradel
- Seeking information on Diana NEAL b.1824 in Fayette Co. or James
R. RYAN b.1829. They married around 1850. But I have no information
on their parents. Thanks!
BLAKE, BURGESS, HUDDLESTON, JENKINS, KINCAID, ROACH, TINCHER
November 23, 1996
- I am seeking the parents of James M. ROACH, born about 1848 in
NC and married Rachel BLAKE, dau. of Adam BLAKE and Jemina BURGESS.
Jemimia BURGESS is the dau. of James BURGESS and Rachel HUDDLESTON
of Bedford Co. VA. Adam BLAKE is the son of George BLAKE and Nancy
Sarah JENKINS of Greenbrier / Monroe Co. area. There seems to be
2 different ROACH families in Fayette Co about the same time and
I can't connect them. The other Roach family was the family of John
M. ROACH and he married Julia E. TINCHER, dau. of Samuel TINCHER
and Cynthia KINCAID. This ROACH family was from the Greenbrier /
Monroe Co. ROACH family. Please email.
November 23, 1996
- Does anyone have any knowledge of the John BRASH family who came
to PA. in 1870's and migrated down to Fayette Co. about 1880 and
settele in the Glen Jean area? John BRASH was born in Scotland and
first settled in Sharon, PA. His wife was also Scottish, named,
Jean KAY. Both were born about 1834 in the Lanark area of Scotland.
I am seeking information on the parents of John BRASH born 1834
in Scotland. Please email. Thank you.
November 14, 1996: Thomas R. Smith
- Seeking information on Christopher (Christian) SMITH. Believed
to have been born in Sharpsburg, Washington Co., MD abt 1740 of
German descent. Am also seeking the birthdate of Harmon SMITH, son
of Jacob SMITH & Jane KINCAID. His grave marker states he was
80 years old at his death on Aug. 25, 1902 (Fayette Co.). If that
is so he would have been born about 1822. I have other information
stating his birthdate as November 3, 1829. Since Jacob lived in
Raleigh Co. assume he was born there. Don't know which county that
Raleigh was formed from he may have been born in. Thank you.
ARBAUGH, BIBB, RUSSELL, TAYLOR
November 5, 1996: Lee graham
- Looking for parents and/or siblings for Andrew G. TAYLOR, who
married Martha Ann BIBB (daughter of Reverend Martin T. BIBB) in
Fayette Co., VA (now WV) on March 27, 1849. They had the following
children, all born in Fayette Co.: (1) Virginia Caroline Taylor
b. January 12, 1853 married David Franklin RUSSELL April 16, 1868
Fayette Co., WV later lived in Montgomery Co., MO and Yell Co.,
AR, died in Hugo, Choctaw Co, OK on May 26, 1921; (2) James L. TAYLOR
b. abt 1854; (3) Rufus M. TAYLOR b. abt 1859 (4) George TAYLOR b.
abt 1860; (5) Andrew G. TAYLOR died in the Civil War while serving
as a private in Co. C, 22nd VA Infantry (formerly the 1st Kanawha
Regiment) . I THINK his parents may be James and Nancy TAYLOR, who
were living with M.P. ARBAUGH and Nancy TAYLOR ARBAUGH in 1850.
His siblings MAY be George W. TAYLOR and William TAYLOR. Perhaps
even Sarah Martha TAYLOR, who later married Martha Ann BIBB TAYLOR's
father Martin T. BIBB.
October 30, 1996: Jim Carroll
- George Washington SMITH, Sr. (b. Dec. 25, 1826, Greenbrier, d.
Jan. 19, 1862 at Battle of Gauley Mountain (Fayette County?) during
the Civil War. He lived most of his life in Abraham, Raleigh Co.
Looking for information on George Sr. or the battle. Thanks.
October 7, 1996: Jerry Wear
- James WEAR family is shown in the 1840 Census for Fayette Co.,
page 135, twp. L. the census shows 1 male 5 to 10, 1 female 10 to
15, 1 male 15 to 20, 1 male 20 to 30, 1 female 40 to 50, & 1
male 50 to 60. David and Benjamin wear moved to Portsmouth, Ohio
from West Virgina before 1850. Ther is 15 years difference in the
brothers ages. Any information would be appreciated.
BOSANG, CROCKETT, MATTHEWS, MINTER, MOONEY
October 5, 1996
- Jesse MINTER md.Mary/Polly BOSANG 1802 Staunton, Augsta, VA. Lived
in Monroe Co. WV (now Allegheny Co., VA). Moved to Horseshoe, Fayette
Co., WV @ 1856. Children: William, Benjamin md. Isabella MOONEY,
she d. after 1860 Fayette Co. census, Ann CW md. Oliver MATTHEWS,
Mary, Eliza, Caroline md. Allen T. CROCKETT.
September 26, 1996: Sue (Toney) Rayburn
- Looking for date and place of the marriage of Minnie Mae HUMPHREY
and Mandeville Jackson (Jack) TONEY. It is believed that it took
place in the 1880-1895 time period in Fayette County, W.Va. Any
help will be appreciated.
September 12, 1996: Larry Elliott
- A black family. Joe SAVAGE married Mary BLANKS around the turn
of this century. Had at least two children, Jake (Jacob?) and maybe
Joe Jr. Jake was born abt. 1908, Hawks Nest, WV., married Gertrude
JOHNSON, 7/11/31, died auto wreck abt. 1938, Campbell Co., Va. Daughter
of Jake seeking family members, never knew her father...any help
towards a connection would be greatly appreciated...Larry Elliott.
September 6, 1996: William Pine
- William PINE, born in Monroe County 1798 but was living in Fayette
County in 1830. Wife Martha or Patsey had two children at this date.
Robert PINE, William's father was also living in Fayette County
in 1830, his wife's name was Nancy COTTLE PINE. Any help appriciated.
September 1, 1996: Kim E. Light
- I am looking for information on John LIGHT. He is listed in the
1840 census as living in Fayette County. I believe he moved from
Frederick Co. to Fayette after 1830. I also believe he died before
the 1850 census. He was married in 1815 to Catharine SHUTT in Frederick
Co. Would appreciate information on a death record and/or will.
ADKINS, DURAN, FOX, HARRAH, LUSHER
August 6, 1996: Sherranlynn Kincaid Nichols
- I am Looking for the maiden name of Margaret born a. 1797
in KY married William FOX born a. 1801 s/o William FOX Sr. and Elizabeth
DURAN of Greenbrier County. William FOX Jr. and Margaret ? were
living in Fayette County in 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. I need their
death dates. In 1850 a child, Virginia LUSHER b. 1848 was living
with them, and in 1870 Rufus ADKINS b. 1863, was living with them,
Whose children were these? Was Margaret a HARRAH? She was born in
KY and living 6 houses from them is a Thomas HARRAH, age 70 b. KY.
I have not run across any others in that area b. in KY? William
FOX Sr. was the son of Samuel FOX I. I would like to hear from anyone
working on these families.
July 29, 1996: Darrell Ash
- My great-grandfather was Harvey HIZER of Greenbrier County. He
married Melissa WHITE of Fayette County, before 1916. I'm just beginning
research into my family tree, and it's kind of difficult down here
in Florida! Anybody know any HIZERs?
ALLEN, VEST, WHITE
July 21, 1996: Debby Consiglio
- I am looking for anyone researching the VEST Family of Fayette
County. I am looking for the parents of Martha Susan VEST, who married
George Thomas ALLEN in Fayette. Martha was born in 1848/1849. She
was first married to a John WHITE.
GILLASPIE, GRAHAM, KINCAID, MORTON, TINCHER, VANCE
July 16, 1996: Debby C.
- I am researching the Kincaid family of Fayette/Greenbrier, VA/WVA.
William B. KINCAID married Mildred Virginia MORTON in 1857 in Nicholas,
VA. William's parents were William KINCAID and Virginia Jane VANCE
KINCAID. William's parents were Samuel KINCAID and Mary TINCHER.
Virginia's parents were John Jr. and Elizabeth GILLASPIE. Samuel
and John Jr. were brothers and their parents were John KINCAID and
Ann GRAHAM. Any one know of these families. Have alot of missing
data. They were in the Greenbrier/Fayette area for a long time.
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