Fayette County WV Genealogy

 

 

Archived Queries: 1999 -- January to June

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The following surnames were found in and around Fayette Co.,WV from abt 1820 onward: Beirne, Dorsey, Hendrick, Martin, Morrison, Simms, Webster, Wherle I would appreciate any help you can offer.
Richard P. Morrison nmorri3924@aol.com
- Monday, January 11, 1999


The following surnames were found in and around Fayette Co.,WV from abt 1820 onward: Beirne, Dorsey, Hendrick, Martin, Morrison, Simms, Webster, Wherle I would appreciate any help you can offer.
Richard P. Morrison nmorri3924@aol.com
- Monday, January 11, 1999


Looking for information on John Irvin Tincher who was married to Lennie Patterson in Fayette Co. They had a son named Albert Tincher born in 1909.. any help is appreciated. Thanks
Gary A. Tincher saltbreaker@hotmail.com
- Sunday, January 10, 1999

 
I am looking for any information on my greatgrandfather, name Samuel McDaniel. My grandfather (Jesse McDaniel) was born to Samuel and Julia Ann in Fayette County in Nov. 1903. I know that my grandfather worked in the coal mines as a young man, and assuming his father did the same. There was also mention of Paint Creek area from my grandfather. Please, any info. that anyone can share of the McDaniel family,please contact me at irishngb@aol.com THANKS!!!
Terri McDaniel Adkins irishngb@aol.com
- Saturday, January 09, 1999


I am looking for any information on my greatgrandfather, name Samuel McDaniel. My grandfather (Jesse McDaniel) was born to Samuel and Julia Ann in Fayette County in Nov. 1903. I know that my grandfather worked in the coal mines as a young man, and assuming his father did the same. There was also mention of Paint Creek area from my grandfather Please and info that anyone can share of the McDaniel family,please contact me at irishngb@aol.com THANKS!!!
Terri McDaniel Adkins irishngb@aol.com
- Saturday, January 09, 1999


I am looking for any info on Charles A. Watkins B. Fayette County about 1897. Lived in Moundsville or Wheeling in 1920's. Married Margerat V. Miller on Jan 1 1919 in Marshall county.Thanks, JILL
JILL Poocca@aol.com
- Friday, January 08, 1999


If you have information about the McKendry hospital at Thurmond, My Grandfather, William A Francis from Hickory Flat, died there about 1928-29 appx. I have not been succesful in finding anything.Thank you for your help. Charles
Charles E.Gannon,Jr. scweva@aol.com
- Wednesday, January 06, 1999 


Hello. I am searching for information on Peter Crowder, born ABT 1812. He married Margaret Grass on 31 DEC 1831 in Fayette County Virginia. Any information on the Crowder of Grass Families would be appreciated. I have lots of info. on the Crowder decendants to share. Thanks. Sabrina
Sabrina Lawson sklawson@mindspring.com
- Monday, January 04, 1999


We are looking for a cemetery in Beckwith W.V. It is located in Crow Hollow My grandmother and aunt are buried there any information will be helpful their names are Laura Bell Arthur (stout) and Evelyn Christine Adkins (arthur)
Becci Toney Becci_toney@hoymail.com
- Monday, January 04, 1999


i need finding my great grand parents. MY fahter is Robert damron of Logan Co. MY grandparents were Benjamin Franklin Damron and my grandmothers name was Allie May (Williams) Damron. They came from Kentucky lived in Mingo Co. a short time and the moved to Fayette Co. living in Longacre most of their lives. If you have any information or knew them please contact me. thaCOWBOY@webtv.net   Thank You
Robert J. Damron Jr.
- Sunday, January 03, 1999


PERRY,J.T.G.(FLINTLOCK) Col. C.S.A. I am looking for information about this man and his family. He was my Great GrandFather.Born about 1833, Married to Fanny J.????.Children were Mary L. Thomas E. Fanny J. Nannier R. Ike S. Stephen R. and Virginia B..Ike was married to Marie Agnes (?FORD?) Son Myron Tee Perry July 13,1904 Boomre was married to (?Margert?) had a son named Robert. Later married Geraldine Nellie Smith,born JaneLew,born Oct 31,1921 Daughter of Norman Heartman Smith and Winnie Jane Gibson born 1902 Lost Creek. Ike an Agnes lived in Marmet later on. Flintlock is listed in the West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia as being a deputy sheriff in Kanawha Co.1888.,also he was the editor of the Kanawha Valley Democrat befor going to the Charleston Gazette.I have a old news paper clipping (no date or name on it) of Flintlock witha pitcure of a painting of him. All information about any of the above would be greatly appreciated.
Thomas Ford Perry petranch@tca.net
- Friday, January 01, 1999

kittle
Jan Antonson
- Tuesday, January 12, 1999 at 14:35:17 (CST)

Stewart
Ann Phillips raphill746@alltel.net 
- Monday, January 11, 1999 at 19:03:03 (CST)

Tincher, Patterson
Gary Andrew Tincher saltbreaker@hotmail.com
- Sunday, January 10, 1999 at 21:23:35 (CST)

Descendants of Ephriam Jackson 1 Ephriam Jackson Born 1824 - Wheeling WV +Eliza Truxell Born 1829 - Wheeling WV 2 John Jackson 2 William Jackson 2 Ephrain Jackson Born 1855 Died 1937 Okla 2 Smauel ? Jackson 2 Blanche Jackson +Mr. Sanger 2 Grace Jackson +Wood 2 Jacob H. Jackson 1849 - 2 Harry Robert Jackson 1869 - 1934 +Lulu Mae Mobley 1874 - 1959 3 Lulu Mae Jackson +Guy Conner 3 Lyle Stanley Jackson 3 Norman Jackson 1894 - 1979 3 Ronald Jackson 1896 - 1973 +Theresa Frank 1899 - 1975 4 Lawrence Stanley Jackson 1920 - 1972 +Betty Mae Daugherty 1923 - 5 Laurence Stanley Jackson Jr. 1942 - 5 Ronald Frank Jackson 1944 - 5 Harry James Jackson 1947 - 5 Thomas Allen Jackson 1949 - 5 Yvonne Kay Jackson 1951 -
Ronald F Jackson ronfjack@zianet.com
- Sunday, January 10, 1999 at 21:16:11 (CST)

FORSYTHE WILLIS
KAREN BENNETT BENNETT228@AOL.COM
- Saturday, January 09, 1999 at 17:22:38 (CST)

Morn A Hawkins, Walter E Medley
Paula MimmsBaker scoreboard@prodigy.net.
- Saturday, January 09, 1999 at 16:59:03 (CST)

HATFIEILD,TILLER,WICKHAM,BROWN
ARTHUR TILLER ATILLER@WEBTV.NET
- Saturday, January 09, 1999 at 13:16:20 (CST)

Davis, any information on Davis families in Fayette co. Pa
Verlene Cole cookie@xallex.com
- Friday, January 08, 1999 at 10:08:14 (CST)


CROWDER
Sabrina Lawson sklawson@mindspring.com
- Monday, January 04, 1999 at 21:33:08 (CST)

Carr
Becci Toney becci_toney@hotmail.com
- Monday, January 04, 1999 at 00:20:00 (CST)

Arthur,Stout
Becci Toney becci_toney@hotmail.com
- Sunday, January 03, 1999 at 13:26:16 (CST)

Damron Williams Griffith Smith Pauley Strickland Danbury Evans Settle Hatfield Dorsey Alridge
Robert J. Damron Jr. thaCOWBOY@webtv.net
- Sunday, January 03, 1999 at 01:28:02 (CST)

MILLS
Susi Hedrick poisoni@bright.net
- Friday, January 01, 1999 at 22:55:55 (CST)

Johnson, Nelson
Denise Jackson garden98@sensible.net
- Friday, January 01, 1999 at 15:22:36 (CST)

Surnames: FORREN FARREN
Submitter: Valerie F. Crook (vfcrook@trellis.net)
Date: 15 Jan 1999
URL: http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~vfcrook/
Researching the FORREN/FARREN families of Fayette County. My grandparents lived in Beelick Knob for many years. Thanks! Valerie

Surnames: RINEHART HALL KIDD ALIFF WRISTON SCARBROUGH STOVER MCKINNEY GRAHAM
Submitter: Mischelle Harpster (harpster@flinet.com)
Date: 16 Jan 1999
Looking for any info on the above names in Fayette County.

Surnames: ALIFF JANNEY PASCHAL MILLS STOVER
Submitter: Toni Aliff Byrge (tdbyrge@cwv.net)
Date: 16 Jan 1999
Looking for information on these surnames in Fayette Co. WV

Surnames: HUDNALL POFF SCHOOLCRAFT MASSEY TRAIL
Submitter: Chuck Jennings (moocow@megsinet.net)
Date: 17 Jan 1999
Greetings...Looking for the descendants of Thomas HUDNALL and Mary POFF. Their youngest child Benjamin Franklin HUDNALL (1866-1948) and his wife Arena Belle SCHOOLCRAFT (1871/72-1946) settled in Vanetta which is across the Gauley and slightly upstream from Gauley Bridge and are buried there in Gamoca Cemetery. Ben's known siblings are 1. William b. 1851 m. Martha ?, children Henrietta, Isabell, Charles and Effie who m. a MASSEY; 2. Eliza A. b. 1852 m. John TRAIL; 3. John T. b. 1854 m. Martha ?, children Carrie, Andrew and Mary E. 4. James b. 1856 m. Nannie E. ?, 5. Frances "Fanny" Susan b. 1858, 6. Lucy Z. b. 1860 m. John B. POFF, 7. George Washington b. 1862... Would like to exchange info with anyone researching this line. The parents of Thomas HUDNALL b. 1827 and Mary POFF b. 1832 are unknown at this time. Thanks...Chuck Jennings.

Surnames: STEWART SMITH
Submitter: Phyllis Crihfield (pcrihfield@msmisp.com)
Date: 18 Jan 1999
STEWART-SMITH Peyton Stewart married Martha Smith, need dates. Known children: Joesph Stewart, Oaky Stewart, Robert Lee Stewart, Addie or Adline Stewart, Willis & Sparrel Hale Stewart. Lived in Fayette & Raleigh Counties.

Surnames: SPARKS UNDERWOOD
Submitter: Shirley Grindstaff (d-sgrindstaff@prodigy.net)
Date: 18 Jan 1999
SPARKS, MARGARET UNDERWOOD. B about 1877, ? McDowell Co., WV; daughter of Peter Underwood, Civil War Veteran; m ? Sparks. Margaret and her husband were known to have lived in Oak Hill, WV, in the 50s; they are known to have had two sons. After the husband's death, the boys were sent to an orphanage. Even though she was contacted by family and offered assistance, she refused and asked not to be "bothered" again. We would like to find the sons and let them know their Underwood family history. Shirley G.

Surnames: OSHEA HURT VICKERS
Submitter: Carolyn Krause (creampuf@pacbell.net)
Date: 20 Jan 1999
OSHEA,SHEA/SHAY-Looking for a Daniel Oshea who was married to a Sarah or Mary HURT , a Sarah STARKE and later a Paulina VICKERS. He was in Kanawha and Fayette countyW.Va. in 1864-1900.Daniel had the following children. William, John A.,Joseph Bruce,Minnie, Daniel, Alexander, Honora, Thomas, Edward , Amanda and Mary.

Surnames: KEFFER KEIFFER KIEFFER
Submitter: Jim Keffer (james_keffer@juno.com)
Date: 21 Jan 1999
Looking to connect with anyone with KEFFERs in their background. Spelling has varied, Kieffer, Keiffer, etc. I have much to share on the ancestry.

Surnames: CHIRIELEISON GARUFI
Submitter: Bob Earl (rjearl@bellatlantic.net)
Date: 22 Jan 1999
Seeking ANY information on Rosa Chirieleison, b.Oct 1886, d. 27 Oct 1952, married to Anthony T. Garufi, b. 17 Jan 1884, d. 9 Oct 1975. I have been told that there are still some CHIRIELEISONs living in the area. Any assistance would be appreciated.

Surnames: THOMAS HOLLIDAY
Submitter: Tammy (McTamm@aol.com)
Date: 22 Jan 1999
THOMAS- William Franklin David Warren I am looking for any connection to theTHOMAS, family from Fayette County.Believe they were around the Mountain Cove,Sewell Mountain ,Corliss areas.Anyone with "any" reference to them,would be greatly appreciated as I am at a dead end.Also GEORGE HOLLIDAY is a half brother to them. Thanks to all

Surnames:
ENNIS HURT FARRELL SMITH JOHNSON
Submitter: Melanie Ennis (mlennis@ibm.net)
Date: 23 Jan 1999
I'm looking for any information on the people with *** before their names: ENNIS Grandfather Andrew Noel Ennis, m. Elsie G. Smith Great-grandfather John Marshall Ennis, m. Anna Laura Johnson GG-grandfather James William Ennis, m. Hulda Jane Kincaid ***GGG-grandfather Sherrod Ennis, m. ?? ***GGGG-grandfather William Ennis, m. ?? ***GGGGG-grandfather George Ennis, m. ?? JOHNSON ***Lude Johnson and Mattie?? Had a daughter named Anna Laura Johnson, m. John Marshall Ennis. SMITH/HURT ***Henry A. Smith and Arlisha Hurt??? They had a son named William Ira Smith, m. Rose Mae Ferrell. FERRELL ***Sommer Ferrell and ??? Had a daughter named Rose Mae Ferrell, m. William Ira Smith.

Surnames: STOUT ARTHUR
Submitter: Becci Toney (becci_toney@hotmail.com)
Date: 24 Jan 1999
I AM LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON LAURA BELL(STOUT)ARTHUR SHE WAS MARRIED TO OR LIVED WITH WILLIAM TOSS ARTHUR THEY LIVED IN BECKWITH W.V. IN CROW HOLLOW ANY INFORMATION WILL BE HELPFUL (LAURA WAS MY GRANDMOTHER) THANKS BECCI TONEY

Surnames: TOTTEN HARLESS
Submitter: Roberta Totten Seog (RSeog@aol.com)
Date: 29 Jan 1999
Seeking any information on and leads to possible live relatives of same : Estill Whitney Totten b. Tazewell Va 1853 Married Mary Jane Harless son: Theodore Totten b. 1873 Ernest Edward Totten b 1897 Cannelton

Surnames: GWINN
Submitter: Michelle Donell (donell@cwv.net)
Date: 03 Feb 1999
I am looking for any information on the family of George Loomis Gwinn and Rosa Belle Spade Gwinn of Round Bottom near Terry Beach. Any information will be appreciated.

Surnames: THOMAS WINDON
Submitter: Tammy (McTamm@aol.com)
Date: 08 Feb 1999
THOMAS,WINDON MARRIAGE. looking for a record of a marriage in 1902 or 1903 of WILLIAM F THOMAS TO SUSAN SALLIE WINDON.They were married in Fayette County.

Surnames: JOHN PHILLIP KRISE ANNA BARTH KRISS ALFARETTA MELCENIA KRISE FRANK KRISS
Submitter: Joseph L. Hardin (joeleehard@msn.com)
Date: 15 Feb 1999
Researching Fayette County Krise family.

Surnames: LAW HUBBARD OVERFELT KIRK
Submitter: Michael W. Law (MWLaw@aol.com)
Date: 15 Feb 1999
I am doing research on my family. My ancestorial line is as follows: My Father: Tallie W. Law, Jr mar. Betty Nisley His Father: Tallie W. Law, Sr mar. Pauline Kirk His Father: John Peter Law mar. Almira Overfelt His Father: Green C. Law mar. Nancy Hubbard These four generations lived primarily in the Fayette County area. Green C. Law moved to Fayette Co, VA (Gauley Bridge area)in 1860. In 1870 he then moved to Mercer Co. Sometime between 1870 & 1880 he moves back to Franklin Co., VA. John Peter moves back to Fayette County after 1870 and remains there until his death. I am also searching for the burial place of Nancy D. Hubbard-Law. Supposedly while in West Virginia (1870) she died and was buried there... Thanks

Surnames: MARTIN SIMMS HENDRICK BIERNE DORSEY WHERLE
Submitter: Richard P. Morrison (nmorri3924@aol.com)
Date: 19 Feb 1999
URL: http://www.awod.com/gallery/rwav/sparky
MARTIN/SIMMS John Wesley MARTIN s/o Nathaniel MARTIN and Parthena HENDRICK, b. July 12, 1853, Fayette Co., WV, d. unknown, m.Jan. 09, 1878, Fayette Co., WV, Margaret J. SIMMS, d/o George Washington SIMMS and Margaret DORSEY b. July 22, 1860 in Swiss, WV, d. Dec. 12, 1949 at 511 Brooks Street, Charleston, Kanawha Co., WV. Known children of this marriage were: (1) Edith MARTIN b. Aug. 11, 1881, Anstead, WV, d. Sept. 21, 1972 in St. Albans, WV., m.. Aug. 28, 1905, Francis Goode Morrison (2) Virgie L. MARTIN b. abt 1887 in WV, m. Joe WHERLE, Jr. Margaret J. SIMMS MARTIN m. 2nd an Unknown Beirne. QUESTIONS: (1) When and where did John Wesley Martin die? (2) Were there any other children of the marriage of John W. and Margaret J.? (3) Are there any living relatives of Margaret J's siblings: George W., Edna, Victoria, and Elizabeth? (4) Are there any living relatives/descendants of Virgie L. MARTIN? (5) Who is the unknown Beirne and are there any children from this marriage? (6) Are there any living relatives of John Wesley Martin's siblings:Elaine, Judy, Mary, Margaret, Joseph C., Ann Mildred, Martin, George W.,Thomas D., Nancy, Orlena, Edward, Minnie A.Minerva, and Clarrissa Harriet? (7) Any information on Parthena Hendrick/family would be appreciated. Richard P. Morrison

Surnames: WOOD DOOLITTLE
Submitter: Dutch (dutch165@aol.com)
Date: 21 Feb 1999
WOOD, Nathan and his father Jonathan. Nate was born abt. 1863 in Ansted WV. Unknown anything re. his father. Mother was Mary Anne Jeter (?). Nate married Florence Doolittle abt. 1888.

Surnames: HALL
Submitter: Mike (Touchnsky@aol.com)
Date: 20 Feb 1999
Elias John Edward HALL, born 1898 in Fetterman, Fayette, WV I think. Drafted in Army 1917. Looking for any important information on this person.

Surnames: ARTHUR
Submitter: carol owen (carol60@richmond.infi.net)
Date: 22 Feb 1999
ARTHUR- Iam seeking info on CHANDLER ARTHUR'S(1770's-1872) parents(i believe they are Joel Arthur & Nancy Chandler(or Jenkins)originally of Bedford Co.Va)but no proof.CHANDLER was married to Mary Elizabeth Jenkins I am also seeking decendants of CHANDLER who would like to exchange information on Chandlers children and grandchildren. I have list of everyone buried at the Chandler Arthur cemetery outside of Fayetteville if anyone needs the info.

Surnames: ARTHUR JENKINS CHANDLER
Submitter: carol owen (carol60@richmond.infi.net)
Date: 22 Feb 1999
ARTHUR- Iam seeking info on CHANDLER ARTHUR'S(1770's-1872) parents(i believe they are Joel Arthur & Nancy Chandler(or Jenkins)originally of Bedford Co.Va)but no proof.CHANDLER was married to Mary Elizabeth Jenkins I am also seeking decendants of CHANDLER who would like to exchange information on Chandlers children and grandchildren. I have list of everyone buried at the Chandler Arthur cemetery outside of Fayetteville if anyone needs the info.

Surnames: MOORE JOHNSON
Submitter: Sondra Johns (shj@citynet.net)
Date: 22 Feb 1999
Looking for information on Sylvester C. Moore b.Aug. 25 1918 or 1919> His father was Raymond Moore b. Feb 8 1888.d. 1963 his mother was Dolly Johnson. e-mail shj@citynet.net

Surnames: BROWN CRIST HUME LEGG MCCLUNG O'DELL RAMSEY WISEMAN
Submitter: Rhonda (RhondaCTN@aol.com)
Date: 23 Feb 1999
Researching the following surnames: BROWN, CRIST, HUME, LEGG, MCCLUNG, O'DELL, RAMSEY and WISEMAN. Any information would be greatly appreciated. I am willing to share as well. Thanks!!

Surnames: FLANAGAN
Submitter: Guy Dotson (gwdotson)
Date: 23 Feb 1999
Flanagan's in Fayette Co. 1850 Census: Richard Allen Flanagan lived in Sewell Twp. near present day Babcock State Park. Richard Allen moved from Albemarle Co.,VA about 1825 with his mother Mrs. James Flanagan (Nancy Allen). Robert R. Flanagan lived in the Mt.Cove (Ansted) Twp, but map sketches by W. T. Lawrence, Fayetteville, show Robert R. living only a few miles from Richard Allen across Mann's Creek.1850 Census shows a Nancy Flanagan, 62 yrs., living Robert R. Words by Lawrence indicates Richard Allen and Robert R. may be related. Richard Allen's family history does not show any relationship. Does anyone have info on Robert R',s family?

Surnames: JACKSON BACKUS
Submitter: Mary Williams (JimMary69@aol.com)
Date: 24 Feb 1999
Searching for ancestors of John Hamilton Jackson, born February 10, 1901, died, November 30, 1951, married Grace Ellen Backus on December 26, 1923, she was born October 17, 1906 and died on September 22, 1975, they had 7 children.

Surnames: NEWSOM PARKER
Submitter: Patrice Newsom-Sullivan (sultho@yahoo.com)
Date: 24 Feb 1999
I am trying to find out as much information about my grandfathers parents as possible in order to gather both his mother and father's sides of the family for a reunion. His name was Joshua Newsom. He was born and died in Southern West Virginia. He was last married to my grand mother Virginia Ann Leftwich Newsom. The main problem that I am having is trying to identify the actual names of his parents. Their names vary on each of their dead children's obituaries. We know that my grandfathers dad's name was either William or Edward and his wife's name was Celia, Cellie, or Cecilia Parker.

Surnames: JERREL FITZGERALD FITZJERRELS JERLES
Submitter: K. Jerles (kbjerles@visuallink.com)
Date: 25 Feb 1999
Am searching for information on Anderson JERREL, who is listed on the 1840 Fayette Co. census. He is sometimes listed as Anderson Jerles, Fitzgerald, or Fitzjerrells. I know he married a Mary. Apparently they moved to Morgan Co., OH sometime between 1836-1838. They had six children together then his wife died. He remarried Sarah COX and lived in Noble Co., OH. He and Sarah had five children. Anderson had a brother, Reuben. Their father was John JERREL. Both Anderson and his son have Fitzgerald on one side of their tombstone and Jerles on the other side. I would sincerely appreciate any information anyone could provide. Thanks. K. Jerles

Surnames: ALVIS
Submitter: Grant M. S. Alvis (gmsalvis@prodigy.net)
Date: 26 Feb 1999
URL: www.familytreemaker.com/users/a/l/v/Grant-M-Alvis/
I am looking for information about a William Alvis who appears in the 1860 Fayette County census. I hope to find if any family are with him and who they are. He may be my ggg-grandfather who lived in Greenbrier in 1840, and whose son lived in Greenbrier in 1860. Any help is appreciated.

Surnames: BONOVICH KOSCHEK
Submitter: Frieda Patrick Davison (fdavison@muw.edu)
Date: 01 Mar 1999
Seeking information on George Bonovich who was naturalized in Fayetteville, Fayette Co., W.Va., in 1943. His naturalization papers indicate he was Slovak. He was a son of Joseph Bonovich and Rozalia Koschek.

Surnames: SHREWSBURY MORRIS SNYDER
Submitter: Nancy Trent (nmt@cwix.com)
Date: 02 Mar 1999
Shrewsbury, any information on a family that lived in Kincaid during the 1970's. What happened to them?

Surnames: FOX
Submitter: Janie Nelson (jnelson@hocking.net)
Date: 06 Mar 1999
I am trying to find the grave of my ggggggrandfather...Samuel Fox...He is buried in Goodluck(?) Cemetary in Chestnutburgh or on Chestnutburgh Rd. .... I have not been able to locate this cemetary...can anyone help me? I need to find out his birth date..also other information on him( wifes maiden name) if anyone can help I would appriciate it. Janie

Surnames: MEADOWS FRY
Submitter: DeAnna Tudorancea (bachus@mindspring.com)
Date: 10 Mar 1999
Seeking parents or siblings of Frances P. MEADOWS. He was born approx 1825 in Fayette Co. VA / WVA. He later settled in Darke Co. Ohio and married Margaret Jane FRY in 1846. Any leads appreciated and I'm willing to share what info I do have. Thanks!

Surnames: MCGUFFIN
Submitter: Susan Hanson (slhanson@delinvest.com)
Date: 11 Mar 1999
Looking for Polly [unknown] MCGUFFIN, b abt 1782 VA, living in Camden MO in 1860. Believe her to be mother of Abraham MCGUFFIN, who married Mary SIMS in Fayette in 1835, and Martha who married William GIBSON abt 1841 probably in MO. Abraham (age 43) and wife Polly and family (Sarah, William, Preston, John, Charles, Robert and Rebecca) were living in Cass, MO in 1850. Would be happy to exchange info.

Surnames: BURGESS MINOR
Submitter: Christina Stopka (trhf@eramp.net)
Date: 11 Mar 1999
Looking for any information on Hiram and Amanda BURGESS(both born ca. 1841)who were living in Fayette county off and on from about 1860. Identified children include John A., Allen Lee, Alice Malinda, Lula M. Lotta May, William M. and possibly Samuel, Mary and an unnamed infant. They emigrated to Wyoming (the state) about 1885. Amanda's maiden name may be MINOR. Hiram's parents may by Allen and Susan BURGESS.

Surnames: POTTER SCOTT HUBBARD
Submitter: Frances Secoy (ssecoy@zoomnet.net)
Date: 11 Mar 1999
I am searching the additional info on the Samuel and Harriet (Scott) Potter of Fayette Co. WV. Daughter Sophia (my 4th great grandmother) married Luther B. Hubbard Feb. 27, 1870. Any info appreciated. Would be happy to share info.

Surnames: DILLY DARLINGTON
Submitter: Carol Gunnoe (cgunnoe@hgo.net)
Date: 17 Mar 1999
Does the town of Sun, WV still exist? I use to know some people named Dilly there. Also, does anyone have information on Benjamin Darlington and Mary Polly Johnson? Please reply to: cgunnoe@hgo.net

Surnames: JONES
Submitter: Eloise Barczak (ebarczak@hotmail.com)
Date: 17 Mar 1999
JONES Looking for any information I can find on the Jones family of Montgomery and/or its environs, my grandfather was Thomas Jones born 1900. His siblings were Chalmer, Russell, Forrest, Ruby, and Chloe (I believe there were more than this). Anything at all would be very much appreciated! Thanks for your time.

Surnames: THOMAS
Submitter: Pam Thomas (dewey@cac.net)
Date: 17 Mar 1999
Seeking information on Archelaus Thomas family, born in Vriginia, settled in Greenbrier, Rockbridge & Fayette counties and how they got there.

Surnames: HUMPHREY MITCHELL
Submitter: FRANK R HUMPHREY (lordhump@millenicom.com)
Date: 18 Mar 1999
INFORMATION ON GRANDFATHER JOHN HUMPHREYAND FATHER RALPH W. HUMPHREY FROM FAYETTE COUNTY MY FATHER DIED APRIL 4 1980 FOR GENEOLOGY RECORDS.

Surnames: MILLER CRAIGHEAD
Submitter: p.miller (tmarek4362@aol.com)
Date: 18 Mar 1999
looking for a family i never have met !if any of these names match please e-mail me.gr.parents;helen m.(antiques)& clarence william miller(coal miner),father donald darrell miller(deceased)his siblings;susie,shirley,patsey,ella mae,and (twins)tommy and teddy.clarence father is william yance miller,and i think there was a brother robert.

Surnames: MILLER CRAIGHEAD
Submitter: p.miller (tmarek4362@aol.com)
Date: 18 Mar 1999
looking for a family i never have met !if any of these names match please e-mail me.gr.parents;helen m.(antiques)& clarence william miller(coal miner),father donald darrell miller(deceased)his siblings;susie,shirley,patsey,ella mae,and (twins)tommy and teddy.clarence father is william yance miller,and i think there was a brother robert.

Surnames: TOTTEN
Submitter: Roberta Totten Seog (RSeog@aol.com)
Date: 18 Mar 1999
Seeking information on any TOTTEN families. Especially seeking Theordore & Blanche Stewart Totten c. 1900.

Surnames: CORNETT CLARK DARLINGTON PETTIT
Submitter: Teri Pettit (pettit@adobe.com)
Date: 20 Mar 1999
URL: http://www.best.com/~tpettit/family/pettit/FG_TOC.htm
Searching for descendants of Herman CLARK (b. 1904 Rowan Co KY, d. 1974 Lunenburg Co VA) who married Ida DARLINGTON of Kincaid, Fayette Co., WV. After their marriage they moved to Victoria, VA. Herman CLARK is my (double) 2nd cousin once removed. His parents were Noah CLARK and Mollie CORNETT, born born in Rowan Co KY and died in Oak Hill, Fayette Co. WV. Noah's parents were Samuel F. CLARK & Elizabeth (surname unknown). Mollie's parents were Jesse H. CORNETT and Nancy Jane PETTIT. I am descended from Samuel's brother John B. CLARK and also from Nancy Jane's brother Jessie PETITT.

Surnames: WHITE
Submitter: John Blair (jblair@kalama.com)
Date: 19 Mar 1999
HELP! There is a Robert White listed in the 1860 Census of this County....Does anyone have access to the 1860 Census and can tell me the names and ages, etc in this household? Thanks so much.

Surnames: PHILLIPS HILL
Submitter: kenny phillips (kb9mqm@globalsite.net)
Date: 20 Mar 1999
James h phillips Married mary e hill 7-4-1850.Did they have any childern? If so any names listed? Any other info needed thanks kenny phillips

Surnames: JARRELL COINER
Submitter: Lynn Coiner Stover (LSTOVERWV@aol.com)
Date: 20 Mar 1999
I am searching for information on the Jarrell family. My grandfather, Ervan Coiner b. 8/10/1898, married Claudia Marie Jarrell ca 1917. I was told she died in childbirth and that the child died also. Would like confirmation on this information as I was also told by others that the child may not have died. Any help on this matter would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: ALIFF KINCAID
Submitter: Bev Barnett (b22257@gte.net)
Date: 21 Mar 1999
KINCAID, ALIFF. Am looking for any info on Miriam J. KINCAID born 1875 or 1876, married Ballard ALIFF born 1873. Married in Fayette Co.,WV on June 3, 1896. Have Ballard's parents listed as Thomas ALIFF and Harriet Ann ? ALIFF from Roanoke Co.,VA. Any info on parents, siblings, and children of these people would be greatly appreciated. Ballard and Miriam's daughter, Mary Blanche ALIFF, was my grandmother. Birthdate June est. 1899 or 1900

Surnames: HARMON DOTSON TUCKER HOBBS
Submitter: Barbara Hobbs Boyce (oldteach@netscope.net)
Date: 23 Mar 1999
URL: http://www.angelfire.com/va/HOBBS/
Looking for descendants of JUNE VIRGINIA HOBBS and (1) Mr. Dotson, (2) Mr. Tucker, and (3) Mr. Harmon. June Virginia had a daughter by Mr. Dotson and one by Mr Tucker, no children by Mr. Harman. She lived near Armstrong Creek, Elkridge, Fayette Co WV. Died abt 1992. Barb

Surnames: NEAL RYAN WISEMAN RAMSEY LEGG HUNDLEY
Submitter: Joyce Fluharty (surrildah@aol.com)
Date: 25 Mar 1999
Any information connecting NEAL+RYAN+WISEMAN+RAMSEY+LEGG+HUNDLEY 1800-1900

Surnames: CHAMBERLAIN JORDAN
Submitter: BOB SUMMERS (SUM2@NEWWAVE.NET)
Date: 25 Mar 1999
I AM LOOKING FOR ANYTHING ON A GEORGE CHAMBERLAIN HIS WIFE WAS MARY ELLEN CHAMBERLAIN.THEY LIVED A BOOMER IN 1904. THEY HAD A CHILD NAME CATHLEEN ON 4/17/1904. MARY ELLEN MAY HAVE DIED IN CHILD BRITH MARY ELLEN'S MAIDEN NAME WAS JORDAN THEY BOTH WHERE FROM JACKSON COUNTY OHIO

Surnames: HERALD RILEY
Submitter: Jim Herald (jherald@bigfoot.com)
Date: 26 Mar 1999
URL: www.bigfoot.com/~jherald
HERALD & RILEY Robert HERALD b.30 May 1895 d.Dec 1968 Baltimore, MD Child: James Robert HERALD b.12 Dec 1918 Carlisle, WV, d.9 Dec 1988 Baltimore, MD m.Della Mae RILEY b.14 Jun 1923 (Carlisle, WV?) d.4 Jan 1990 Baltimore, MD Would appreciate any further family leads on either the RILEY or HERALD line.

Surnames: MITCHELL HUMPHREY
Submitter: FRANK HUMPHREY ()
Date: 27 Mar 1999
KENNY MITCHELL. GRANDFATHER. I DO NOT KNOW WHEN HE DIED. MY MOTHER WAS MARGIE MITCHELL. SHE MARRIED MY FATHER RALPH HUMPHREY. HE DIED APRIL 1980. MY MOTHER STILL LIVES AT PAX. WEST VIRGINIA.

Surnames: JONES HOLLIDAY JAYRUS JOHNSON
Submitter: Dwayne Jones (hearts@fuse.net)
Date: 28 Mar 1999
Looking for information on John Jones. His son was Charles Jones who m. Rachel Holliday. His son was Howard Jones who m. Clara Hayrus. His son was Earl Jones who m. Nelly Johnson. The children of Howard Jones were Roy, Vada, Olivene, Earl, Robert, Rachel, Bill, George, Benjamin and Betty. The only dates I have on this family are on Earl Jones b. 3/21/1917 and d. 2/22/1988. I am very stuck and would appreciate any leads.

Surnames: WHITE LYCAN
Submitter: Dan Manship (danman@rtd.com)
Date: 30 Mar 1999
Am looking for the location of a cemetery that may be in Fayette County, WV., specifically END OF THE TRAIL. If anyone as information on a cemetery by this name, I would appreciate a location. Supposedly, my gg-grandparents Martin Van Buren White and Eliza (Lycan)White are buried there.

Surnames: HALL TULLY HARRISON
Submitter: Carol Linger (olinger@wvinter.net)
Date: 07 Apr 1999
Looking for Moses Hall b. abt 1810 - d. bef 1846 m. Nancy Tully bef 1836. Was he a brother to William b. 1801 Fayette County who m. Elizabeth Harrison(?) Wm & Eliz were in Kan Co. 1850 Thanks

Surnames: POTTER HUBBARD SCOTT
Submitter: Frances Hubbard-Secoy (ssecoy@zoomnet.net)
Date: 04 Apr 1999
Researching the POTTER family of Fayette County. Samuel Potter b. 1803 VA m. Harriet Scott d/o John and Elizabeth Scott. Descended from Samuel and Harriet POTTER's daughter Sophia.b. 1838 m. Luther Brownlow Hubbard 27 Feb. 1870. Moved on to Roane Co. I would be happy to share any info I have.

Surnames: MATHENEY BOWER
Submitter: John E Matheney (stonew9747@aol.com)
Date: 04 Apr 1999
Looking for any Matheney from Fayette Co. WV, my father was Charles E Matheney Born in Lookout WV in 1935, his father was Harry H. Matheney born at Fire Creek WV in 1892, his father was Samual Harvey Matheney born in 1854 in Fincastle Va and he Married Elisbeth Jane Bowers, anyone with any information please contact me. Thank You

Surnames: WOOD FOX TOWSEND
Submitter: John E Matheney (stonew9747@aol.com)
Date: 04 Apr 1999
Researching my grandmother side of family, Her name was Myrtle Ann Wood she married Harry H Matheney, Myrtle was born in 1902, her father was Samford E Wood and he was married to Mary Martha Fox, Samford father was Elijah S Wood and he was married to Margrette Ellan Townsend, if anyone has any information please contact me. Thank you

Surnames: PEGRAM
Submitter: N Duffy (nduffy@patch.net)
Date: 31 Mar 1999
URL: http://www.patch.net
We are searching for all descendants of George Pegram of Williamsburg, Va., the common ancestor of all Pegrams in America. Please see our website and let us hear from you if you have any additional information on any related families.

Surnames: SHEAVES SHEAVS SKAGGS
Submitter: ray shreaves (r.shreaves@gte.net)
Date: 07 Apr 1999
allen sheaves aka sheavs married to lucinda skaggs 7/28/1836

Surnames: KELLY MARTIN
Submitter: Reed Morrow (rbmorrow@tctc.com)
Date: 03 Apr 1999
I am interested in descendants and parents of Jacob Kelly. He died in Kanawha County, WV in 1828. This is now in Fayette County. I am descended from his son Reuben Kelly. Reuben Kelly married Charity Martin first and Sarah Meadows secondly.

Surnames: DOTSON MORRIS
Submitter: Tina Adas (trble59@aol.com)
Date: 06 Apr 1999
I am looking for Lazarus Wilson Dotson. Born April 6th, 1848. Married Sarah Tabitha Morris in Wythe Virginia on September 17, 1868. Moved to Missouri were they lived in Potosi area. Thank you.

Surnames: MUIR SMITH
Submitter: Barbara Muir (bjoc2@pe.net)
Date: 08 Apr 1999
Looking for information on my grandfather, JOHN MUIR, his wife OSIE GEAN SMITH MUIR. Osie was from Georgia They were married around 1919 and lived in Fayette County the rest of their lives. As a child I visited them in Mt Hope and Meadow Bridge. Grandpa worked for the coal mines as a safety inspector. Grandma was over 90 when she died. Grandpa's father and mother were JOHN and MARY MUIR. They were both born in Scotland. Their children were JOHN, WILLIAM, MARY, JANET MARGARET ALEXANDER and CATHERINE according to the 1920 census.

Surnames: KESLER  HAWVER MCCUTCHEON
Submitter: Jenny Kessler (Jenwv1413@aol.com)
Date: 12 Apr 1999
I am interested in any information regarding a "Jacob Lansford Kesler" and "Jermima Ann Hawver". It is my understanding that "Andrew Spurgeon Kesler" was their son. A "Rebecca McCutcheon" married "Andrew Spurgeon Kesler". "Robert & Fannie McCutcheon" were her parents. Any Information would be helpful to trace the line. Jenny

Surnames: KESSLER
Submitter: Jenny Kessler (Jenwv1413@aol.com)
Date: 12 Apr 1999
I am interested in any information that could be provided on a "Isabella Kessler". My husband and I are trying to trace his line and he may be related to her. Jenny

Surnames: MONTI
Submitter: Nancy Noble (nanmatt@juno.com)
Date: 16 Apr 1999
I am searching for information regarding my great-grandparents Sebastiano (Marie) and Dominick Monti who resided in Page, Fayette Co., WV ca. 1913. Dominick worked in the mines and his daughter Maryann (Fortunata) Monti died at the age of 12 years of Leukemia ca. 1919. She was baptized at the Immaculate Conception Church in Montgomory, Fayette Co., WV and it is unknown where she is buried. If there is any info about this family, I would be happy to correspond with you. Thank you.

Surnames: CALDWELL LAYNE LUCAS
Submitter: Jack Lambert (Rancher@aol.com)
Date: 17 Apr 1999
I am searching for any information on my great-grandparents. They were JAMES QUINCEY CALDWELL and LIONA CHARLOTTE LAYNE. I do not know if they were born or married in Fayette Co. but their daughter,(my grandmother) was born here. Her name was LIONA MARGUERITE CALDWELL born in Fayette Co., W. Va. on July 12, 1915.Liona Marguerite went by her middle name and later married a JOHN LUCAS. Their children were born in Logan Co., W. Va. I would appreciate any info on this family.

Surnames: MCCARTHY YATES
Submitter: Joseph Gartin (JWGartin@aol.com)
Date: 17 Apr 1999
McCARTHY. Seeking decendents of James MCCARTHY, b. 6 Aug 1915, d. Apr 1967, in Oak Hill. May have been a cousin to John Richard McCARTHY. Information on either would be appreciated.

Surnames: HAMRICK
Submitter: Sue (WVHAMRICK@aol.com)
Date: 18 Apr 1999
SAMSON LUTHER HAMRICK - Killed in a lumber accident at Landisburg. Don't know what year but it was between 1910 & 1918. Any information on him or this accident would be appreciated.

Surnames: SMITH
Submitter: Nancy Scott (jrns@uswest.net)
Date: 18 Apr 1999
I am looking for information on a James and Ellen SMITH who are the parents of John William Marion SMITH. John will iam Marion SMITH married Lola Ann SMITH who parents were John and Hiberne SMITH. I am especially interested in John and Hiberne SMITH. I know that John William marion SMITH married Lolo Ann in 1909 so they were in Fayette County in the early 1900's. Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated. Thank You. Nancy Scott

Surnames: DEMPSEY BAUGHAN HUDDLESTON
Submitter: Betty Buck (dbbuck@lex.infi.net)
Date: 19 Apr 1999
John A. DEMPSEY was my great great grandfather and lived at Dempsey. His house still stands along with the Dempsey cemetery back on the hill. He married Nancy HUDDLESTON a daughter of "Paddy" Huddleston, who trapped with Daniel Boone. John Joseph BAUGHAN also lived in Dempsey, married Josphine Dempsey and they are my great grandparents. Josephine is the daughter of John A. Dempsey.

Surnames: JONES
Submitter: Tom Lones (JUDGETOJ@aol.com)
Date: 19 Apr 1999
Looking for my gggrandfather William H. Jones.He was born in Va.in 1816.Married Mary Ann Lane in 1833.They moved from Fluvanna co.Va.in the late 1850s to West Va. I think that they settled in Fayette co.Any Help?

Surnames: SHOCKEY
Submitter: Jonie Howard ( jhoward@ah.gcsd.k12.sc.us )
Date: 20 Apr 1999
I am interested in any information that could be provided on a "Wanda Lou Shockey" (name in 1964). She was from Page, West Virginia. Any information would be greatly appreciated. I would be happy to correspond with you. Thanks and have a nice day!

Surnames: THOMAS
Submitter: Tammy McNee ( ;McTamm@aol.com)
Date: 21 Apr 1999
WILLIAM FRANKLIN THOMAS born approx. 1861 Fayette Co. To William & Elizabeth (Rogers) Thomas.Died approx 1929 Kanawha Falls Dis..I have checked the state archives and Fayette Court House and can find no record of his birth or death.Can anyone direct my next step?Thank you Tammy McNee

Surnames: WALKER SYDENSTRICKER
Submitter: Kathy McMurray ( Reg1515@aol.com )
Date: 21 Apr 1999
I am searching for any information on the family of William Beverly Walker, Sr. b. 1833 in VA and Mary Ann Sydenstricker, b. 1844 in Greenbrier Co., VA. William and Mary Ann were married in Fayette Co., WV on Aug 31, 1865. I know they had at least one son, William B. Walker, Jr., b. Dec 11, 1880. Any help would be appreciated....thanks!

Surnames: VEALEY RICHARDS CANTLEY TAYLOR BRUCE
Submitter: Emma Vealey ( vevealey@aol.com )
Date: 23 Apr 1999
I am looking for these families . If you have any information on any of them PLEASE contact me. EMMA

Surnames: WHITE COPLEND
Submitter: Michael R. White ( randy99@earthlink.net )
Date: 24 Apr 1999
I am looking for any info on Earl Watson White, Marjorie Lee Coplend or William Harold White and any other related families. William was born May, 17, 1927 in Fayette county. He was the third child born. Thank you.

Surnames: DUNCAN JOHNSON BIBB CASH
Submitter: dorris duncan kinsey ( dkinsey@southeast.net )
Date: 25 Apr 1999
Searching for ancestry of William Martin Duncan b.4/14/1828 m. Mary Elizabeth Johnson. His father was John Richerson Duncan b. 1799Any information will be appreciated. m. Rachel Ellis Bibb. Rachel Ellis Bibb was the daughter of Martin Thomas Bibb and Nancy Cash.

Surnames: HUMPHREY
Submitter: FRANK HUMPHREY ( lordhump@scottsburg.com )
Date: 25 Apr 1999
MY FATHERS NAME WAS RALPH HUMPHREY. HE DIED 1980. MY GRANDFATHER WAS JOHN HUMPHREY MY GREAT GRANDFATHER WAS LEWIS HUMPHREY HE WAS BORN 1831 AND DIED 1898. WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM ANY ONE WHO COULD BE RELATED. MY FAMILY WAS FROM PAX FAYETTE COUNTY.

Surnames: HEARN WOOD BUTCHER ANGLE
Submitter: Maggie Green ( FoxyFop@thegrid.net )
Date: 25 Apr 1999
Seeking information on GEORGE WALTER HEARN and CHARLOTTE VICTORIA ANGLE. Their children: NORA, MYRA, STELLA, WALTER, FLOSSIE, BESSIE. Nora Gertrude born 4-4-1904, Fayette Co., married JAMES EDWARD WOOD (s/o HUGH WOOD and LYDIA JANE BUTCHER)2-25-1921. Nora's marriage license states born in Fayette Co., but have been unable to find info on the family. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: MITCHELL
Submitter: FRANK HUMPHREY ( lordhump@scottsburg.com )
Date: 26 Apr 1999
INFORMATION ON MITCHELL FAMILY FROM FAYETTE COUNTY. MY GRANDFATHER WAS KENNY MITCHELL

Surnames: MONTGOMERY PHILLIPS WILLIAMS
Submitter: Robert Montgomery (Rmontg7061aol.com)
Date: 29 Apr 1999
Need info on Robert Garfield Montgomery born 1884. Mother: Launia Phillips born about1864. Both were born in Franklin or Carroll Co.,Va. Launia married Ben Williams 1888 in Raleigh Co., Wva. Lived and died in Fayette Co. Robert G. was my Grandfather. I am told his father was killed in a mine at Mt. Carbon before he was born. What was his father's name and where born? Can anyone help?  Robert Montgomery, Bo.Mill Creek, now Indiana. Thank you.

Surnames: PHILLIPS HILL
Submitter: kenny phillips ( kb9mqm@globalsite.net )
Date: 30 Apr 1999
need info on james h phillips, mary e hill. married on 7-4-1850 .

Surnames: LEMON WILSON
Submitter: Dorothy Andersen ( wrandersen@hotmail.com )
Date: 03 May 1999
I am looking for any information on the Lemon, Lemons, Lemmons family in Claremont, W. Va. William Lemon is buried on farm of Leonard Bourkis ? His son, John Lemon, b. abt. 1702, m. Margaret ____(Perhaps Wilson). He moved to Ky. for about 8 years, finally settling in Monroe Co., Ind. Would appreciate anything that will help me find this family. Dottie Andersen

Surnames: GRIFFITH BAYS
Submitter: Merrilee Griffith ( merrilee@atlantic.net )
Date: 05 May 1999
Is there anyone with any info. on a William Griffith b 1829 who married a Charlotte Bays. They were married on the 12 December 1850 in Fayette Co., WV. I believe her Father is Isaac Bays. For there children I have Eskaline,George, Isaac,Lenid, James Octavia. Any help will be greatly appreaciated

Submitter: Michael Ruloff ( truloff695@aol.com )
Date: 05 May 1999
Hello All Need additional info on SOLOMAN RULOFF s/o Harry Ruloff who died July 16, 1914 as a result of an accident involving the Ansted shifter train, any obits, memories, photos (none found as of yet), newsclippings,etc. ,would be greatly appreciated..... truloff695@aol.com  

Surnames: ANDERSON CURTIS
Submitter: Phyllis Crihfield ( pcrihfield@msmisp.com )
Date: 07 May 1999
Searching for information on Samuel Anderson, d. March 3, 1939 in Mud, Lincoln Co., WV. Samuel Anderson is the father of Pearlew Robert Anderson who lived in Fayetteville, WV. Samuel's wife was Annabell or Bell Curtis. Any one have information on the above name, please contact me. pcrihfield@msmisp.com  

Surnames: WILLS
Submitter: Deborah Lynn Harless-Locher ( dc_in_chesapeake@hotmail.com )
Date: 09 May 1999
I am looking for any information on Ruby Wills that may have lived in this area. I believe she died in Aug, 76. She would have lived in the Boone Co. area around 1948-49. I believe she had 3 or 4 boys. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you.

Surnames: TAYLOR WADE
Submitter: Virgil Vealey ( vevealey@aol.com )
Date: 11 May 1999
I am looking for information on my great grandparents Oliver Martin Taylor who was married to Minervia Wade. They were married in Fayette Co. about 1885. They are burried at GreenCastle Cemetary in Paint Creek W.Va.

Surnames: POTTER
Submitter: Frances Hubbard-Secoy ( ssecoy@zoomnet.net )
Date: 10 May 1999
Searching for info on the Potter family found in the 1860-1880 Fayette County, census.

Surnames: VEALEY CANTLEY MASSEY
Submitter: Emma Vealey ( vevealey@aol.com )
Date: 19 May 1999
I need help finding my Ancesters Peter Vealey Lived in Fayette County In the 1860's Does any one know if him??

Surnames: STEWART
Submitter: Gene Kirk ( ekirk@preferred.com )
Date: 19 May 1999
I am in need of directions to the Keatley cemetery in Mt. Hope, Fayette County, W.Va. My ancestor and Revolutionary war Captain Ralph Stewart is listed by the D.A.R as buried there. Can anyone help?

Surnames: HUMPHREY HUMPHRIES PACK
Submitter: Robert Humphrey ( humphrey@cwv.net )
Date: 22 May 1999
I am searching for information about Elijah and Martha Pack Humphrey, parents of Andrew Jackson Humphrey. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: POTTER SCOTT HUBBARD
Submitter: Frances Hubbard-Secoy ( ssecoy@zoomnet.net )
Date: 25 May 1999
Researching the Samuel and Harriet (Scott) Potter family, found in Fayette County 1885-1870. Children: Elizabeth b. 1832; Isaac b. 1834; Sophia**b. 1836; John b. 1838; Ann b. 1842; Samuel b. 1844; H.M., b. 1846; and Clement b. 1848. **Sophia married Luther Hubbard 1871 migrated to Roane County. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: HUMPHREY ROWSEY KAUFF MILLS PREAST KEENAN BROWN
Submitter: J. Steven Humphrey ( steve@canals.org )
Date: 28 May 1999
My great great grandfather was Elisha Ray Humphrey 1853-1933 and my great grandfather was Fred Ray Humphrey 1886-1949. I think the family came to Fayette/Kanawha Cty. from Fluvanna Cty., VA. I have traced an Elijah and Hannah Humphrey of Fluvanna Cty who were married in 1780 and Hannah later shows up in the Fayette Cty 1860 census listed as age 100 living with a Lewis Humphrey age 48. But I have not been able to find the two or three generations that link.

Surnames: BOOTHE SHOWKEY JOHNSON MITCHELL TATUM BECKETT BASHAM MURPHY PERKINS
Submitter: Dale VanZile ( pylot@aztec.asu.edu )
Date: 30 May 1999
BOOTHE, BECKETT, MITCHELL, DAVENPORT, BASHAM, ROSS, JOHNSON, SIMS, MURPHY, TATUM, WEAVER, PERKINS, DOZIER, SHOWKEY FAMILIES

Surnames: ELLIOTT MOORE
Submitter: Ron Elliott (ronelliott@hotmail.com)
Date: 31 May 1999
URL: http://members.tripod.com/~Ronald_Elliott/Elliott-2.html
I am searching for any information on a Dr. T. H. Elliott who may have lived in the Fayette County "Ghost Town" of Rush Run around 1937. Also searching for any information on my GGG Grandfather, Thomas Elliott, Sr. married Mary (Moore) Elliott a survivor of the Abbs Valley, VA massacre. Their children were: Elizabeth Ann, America Jane, Robert, Mary, John Marco ( my GG Grandfather B. 9/27/1837 D. 2/28/1896 M. Sarah Francis Bird - 1/6/1859, Thomas Elliott, Jr., William, Charles Hamilton, and Joseph.

Surnames: SMITH BLAND
Submitter: Joy Stockment ( gulring@aol.com )
Date: 03 Jun 1999
I am looking for Joseph or John Smith born in 1820 or a little later in Virginia. Don't know where. He married Sarah Bland. The had children Adaline, Mary, Martha, Isabelle, Ruth Catherine Joseph, John Harvey. I don't know in which order they were. Ruth Catherine was born in 1861. 1860 census shows them in Fayette co. VA In 1870 shows them in WVA. Can anyone help me find where Mr. Smith was born and also Sarah Bland. Thank you Joy

Surnames: BLAND SMITH
Submitter: Joy Stockment ( gulring@aol.com )
Date: 03 Jun 1999
I am looking for Sarah Bland who married either John or Joseph Smith. I think she was born some- time int the early 1830's. Her children were Adaline, Mary, Martha, Isabelle, Jane, Ruth Catherine, James, John Harvey. Any information as where she was born and her parents would be appreciated. Thank you. Joy

Surnames: MUNCY KINCAID
Submitter: Tracy Coley ( ktnfred@citynet.net )
Date: 05 Jun 1999
Looking for info on William and Cinna Muncy in fayette County in the 1850 Census. They had children but also hand a Lison Kincaid And Lisann Kincaid one fifteen the other twelve. Any info on either of these would help

Surnames: MARTIN BRYANT ODELL HUME
Submitter: Fay Srtaples ( f.c.curtsinger@prodigy.net )
Date: 06 Jun 1999
Sam Martin(1897-1971)born Nicholas co to Peter Matrin (1870-?)and Malinda Odell(1868-?) married Lydia Charlotte Hume (1913-1976) in Fayette co to George Hume(1875-?) and Anne Eliza Bryant(1882-circa1918) George Hume's father James Hume (1844-?) not sure of mothers name. And I dont know either of Anne Bryant's partents but she had a brother Sam and sister Mary and i think another brother Charles. If you have any info or are working on the same line I would love to hear from you.

Surnames: WOOD
Submitter: Wanda Darby ( johndarby@socket.net )
Date: 08 Jun 1999
Looking for information regarding grandparents of Hilary J. Wood and/or siblings of his father John H.Wood. The 1880 Fayette Co. census lists Hilary's parents and siblings. 1880 Fayette Co. census Fayetteville district #2 John H. Woods/age 41/bornVA farmer father born WV/mother born VA Rhoda E./age 41/born WV keeping house father born WV/mother born WV Virginia E./age 16/born WV keeping house Issac T./age 14/born WV Robert M./age 12/born WV Vandalia/age 9/born WV ( son ) Barger B./age 7/born WV ( son ) Hilliroy l./age 3/born WV ( son )

Surnames: FRYE
Submitter: Wanda Darby ( johndarby@socket.net )
Date: 08 Jun 1999
Looking for ancestors of Lewis Anderson Frye. Moved to Fayette County from Surry County, NC (Mt. Airy (sp), not sure when, possibly early 1900's. Had the following children: Susan (Bonds), Mary Elizabeth (Wood), George, Sally (Hypes), Cerilda (?), Lucinda (?), Thomas Virgil, and John.

Surnames: RICHARDS TAYLOR VEALEY
Submitter: EMMA VEALEY ( vevealey@aol.com )
Date: 10 Jun 1999
I AM LOOKING FOR JOHN RICHARDS BORN 1886 MARRIED MARGARET (MAGGIE)TAYLOR IN 1910 ABOUT ALSO LOOKING FOR OLIVER MARTIN TAYLOR BORN1867 MARRIED JANE NO LAST NAME OLIVER WAS THE FATHER OF MARGARET SHE WAS BORN 1890 mARGARET WAS BORN IN FEYETT COUNTY W.VA. THANK YOU EMMA IN CLEVELAND OHIO

Surnames: RICHARDS TAYLOR VEALEY
Submitter: EMMA VEALEY ( vevealey@aol.com )
Date: 10 Jun 1999
I AM LOOKING FOR JOHN RICHARDS BORN 1886 MARRIED MARGARET (MAGGIE)TAYLOR IN 1910 ABOUT ALSO LOOKING FOR OLIVER MARTIN TAYLOR BORN1867 MARRIED JANE NO LAST NAME OLIVER WAS THE FATHER OF MARGARET SHE WAS BORN 1890 mARGARET WAS BORN IN FEYETT COUNTY W.VA. THANK YOU EMMA IN CLEVELAND OHIO

Surnames: POTTER SCOTT HUBBARD
Submitter: Frances Hubbard-Secoy ( ssecoy@zoomnet.net )
Date: 13 Jun 1999
I am searching for information on the Samuel and Harriet (Scott) Potter family, found in Fayette Co. thru 1880. Would be happy to share information. I am descended from their daughter Sophia who married Luther Hubbard in 1871. Samuel b. 1803 married Harriet Scott (d/o of John and Elizabeth Scott) on 11 December 1828 in Rockbridge Co. Va. Their children were: Elizabeth b. 1832 Isaac b. 1834 **Sophia b. January, 1838 John b. 1839 Ann b. 1842 Samuel J. b. 1844 Hannah b. 1846 William C. b. 1848 Catherine b. 1853 Morris b. 1855

Surnames: STEWART SMITH TREADWAY RICHARDSON BENNETT WILLS
Submitter: Phyllis Crihfield ( pcrihfield@msmisp.com )
Date: 14 Jun 1999
Searching for information on Howard "Peyton" STEWART, b. about 1846-8 in Roanoke Co., VA. Peyton died Dec. 17, 1932 in Sanger, Fayette Co., WV. Peyton married Martha Ann SMITH on November 13, 1867 Montgomery Co., VA. Children include: Unknown Stewart (Charles William Stewart) ??? Sarah Adaline Stewart, b. abt 1872, married John William Henry Wills on April 20, 1888. Robert Lee Stewart, b. abt 1876, married Annie Rachel Bennett on August 1, 1898. Okey Jane Stewart, b. Jan. 26, 1880 Montgomery Co., VA., married Emery Richardson sometime around 1900. Josephus Stewart, b. December 29, 1882 Raleigh Co., WV, married Delia Susan Treadway. Sparrel Hale Stewart, b. May 2, 1886 Pluto, Raleigh Co., WV., married Annie Mae Treadway on November 18, 1907 Fayette Co. If anyone has any information on the above people, please contact me. Or if any corrections. pcrihfield@msmisp.com 

Surnames: SANDERS JONES
Submitter: Sheila Saunders Hedrick ( mscitron@flash.net )
Date: 14 Jun 1999
Looking for information, perhaps a newspaper account, of the murder of my great-uncle, Thomas SANDERS. This occurred abt. 1920's. He was the son of Raleigh White Sanders and Emma Jones Sanders. Family members say he was killed by two men who stole his tobacco near a railroad. Any help on this, or any other info relating to the SANDERS line would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: KELLY KELLEY BRADLEY VEALEY WIATT
Submitter: LeAnn Kelley ( rkelley@sheltonbbs.com )
Date: 16 Jun 1999
Looking for information on families of Floyd KELLY or KELLEY and Martha J. BRADLEY who were married in Fayette Co. in 1838. Martha was daughter of Joshua BRADLEY and Harriett VEALEY who were married in Bedford Co. VA. Floyd was son of Thornton KELLY and Margaret "Peggy" WIATT, who were married in Monroe Co. WV in 1817. Thornton was listed as heir in will of Jacob KELLY who died in Robson or Loup Creek, WV in 1828.

Surnames: BUTTRICK KEYSER
Submitter: opal price (hop42057)
Date: 16 Jun 1999
hence buttrick and orpha keyser. i am searching for any and all information on the two people who lived in fayette co. w.v. in 1920 according to 1920 cencus. orpha was born in ohio and hence was born in putnam co w.v. these are my grandparents on my fathers side. he was raised by another family.

Surnames: KEFFER CLENDENIN
Submitter: Debby Consiglio ( DebbyC3@aol.com )
Date: 17 Jun 1999
Looking for info on Moundsville Prison! I believe it was still open in 1939. How do I obtain death information for a prisoner who died there in 1895? Also looking for info on Elliott CLENDENIN and his wife, Rebecca KEFFER. Their children included, Otto, Gertie, Carter, Henry, Goldie, gracie, Obe, Obiet. Thank you, Debby

Surnames: WHITE MALCOMB JARVIS CARPENTER VANDEVENDER
Submitter: Marian Carpenter Hopkins ( mhopkins@neumedia.net )
Date: 19 Jun 1999
Searching for George Preston WHITE, b. June 23, 1882 in Calhoun Co., WV, s/o George Washington WHITE and Ailsy JARVIS; d. November 20, 1967, in Charleston, WV; married to Ada E. MALCOMB, b. 1884 in Webster Co., WV, d/o Marion MALCOMB and Delilah VANDEVENDER; d. September 1970 in Beckley, WV. George and Ada were married October 8, 1902, in Web. Co. As memory recalls, they resided in the Smithers area of Fayette Co. Press was a brother to my grandmother, Effie Florence WHITE CARPENTER. I look forward to receiving any info you may share on this family and their descendants.

Surnames: ANDERSON WALLS CURTIS
Submitter: Meg Fuller ( fullers@triton.net )
Date: 21 Jun 1999
I'm trying to locate information on my GGgrandparents. Samuel ANDERSON was born 3-15-1844 in Fayette County and died 3-1-1939 in Mud, Lincoln County, WV. He married Annabelle or Belle CURTIS who dieed c. 1891. They had the following children: Mary John, Samuel, Ida, Tob, Della, Henry, Floyd, Albert, and Pearlew Robert. Mary ANDERSON-my Ggrandmother- married John "Rig or Rigley" WALLS in Lincoln County. I'd appreciate any help that could be given.

Surnames: ANDERSON CURTIS LAYTON
Submitter: Phyllis Crihfield ( pcrihfield@msmisp.com )
Date: 21 Jun 1999
Searching for information on Velora Bell CURTIS, she died about 1891. She married ?? LAYTON, then married Sam ANDERSON, b. 1844 Fayette Co., d. 1939 Lincoln Co., WV. Would appreciate any information on marriage, census, etc.... I believe Bell & Sam lived in Fayette Co., WV.

Surnames: HUMPHREY KILBURN HESS WALKER
Submitter: Billy J. Humphrey ( bjhbjh@ctaz.com )
Date: 22 Jun 1999
My father was Clifford Russell Humphrey born in Gauley Bridge, W va. l913,his father Frank, mother Alice (Hess) Humphrey, his grandfather was Elisha Randolph Humphrey, grandmother Nancy P. I was born at Alta (Humphrey Town)My mother was Carlie Lee (Walker)born at Eagle, W. Va. in l915. I went to school in Gauley Bridge, W. Va. now living in Lake Havasu City, Az. Any information would be appreciated. I have just started researching.

Surnames: TINCHER SMITH
Submitter: David Tincher ( c_tincher@hotmail.com )
Date: 22 Jun 1999
Any information on James Albert Tincher born in 1862 or 1868 or Brud Tincher, Beth Barney Tincher, Octavie Smith Tincher or any Tincher family history. Born in Fayette county WV

Surnames: EDMUNDSON CHAMPE FADELEY
Submitter: Dianne Camp ( dcamp@iname.com )
Date: 24 Jun 1999
Looking for Fadeley families from Fayette county.

Surnames: HOLLAND FERGUSON RUTT CROSS WOODYARD
Submitter: Susan Thompson ( coolmammy@yahoo.com )
Date: 27 Jun 1999
Have hit a brick wall - According to Fayette Co Census 1880, my family existed, but can find nothing before that. My GGG (William Holland) and GGGrandfathers (George ("Capt") Holland) are buried at the Nuttal Cemetery at Hico. Many of my family were born at Winona. Any help greatly appreciated.

Surnames: HALE
Submitter: Lana Self ( lself@cxp.com )
Date: 28 Jun 1999
HALE-I am looking for information on Edgar Hale who I believe died in Fayette County in 1918 or 1919.

Surnames: CRAYCRAFT BOWELL ATKINSON
Submitter: Dan Craycraft ( danteonline@msn.com )
Date: 30 Jun 1999
I am searching all spellings of the surname Craycraft. Cracroft, Cracraft, Crecroft, Crecraft, Creacraft,Craycroft, Craycraft other related surnames: Bowell, Atkinson,

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