Fayette County WV Genealogy

 

 

Archived Queries: 2000 -- January to June

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Surnames: BOWYERS HAGEE WOLFE
Submitter: Carl & Carolyn Hagee ( CLHagee@aol.com )
Date: 03 Jan 2000
I am looking for help on the families listed. Amos Bowyers:1829-1909. He was a military man. I know of 1 daughter:Zena Mae Bowyers:1888-1950. We can't find anything on them, not even other siblings. Charles Wesley Hagee(Zena Mae Bowyers Husband) 1888-1943. Their Children: David John Hagee Russell Wesley Hagee Audrey Bertha Hagee James Agustus Hagee Lana Evelyn Hagee Frances Hagee They lived in Fayette Co. most of their lives. Jane Wolfe:no other info Had her picture taken w/Doc Holiday & Wyatt Earp out West somewhere in front of a saloon. Supposed to be in the Charleston, WVa Museum. Her Children: Mary Evelyn Wolfe Delphinia Wolfe Cecil Wolfe (girl) Madeline Wolfe Theodore Wolfe (military man) I would like to at least find their father. We can't find anything on them at all. Will share any information I have. Thanks, Carl & Carolyn Hagee

Surnames: TOTTEN CRAIG
Submitter: Roberta Totten Seog ( RSeog@aol.com )
Date: 07 Jan 2000
I am looking for any one last name of TOTTEN. I am especially seeking PARIS TOTTEN b. 1849 Tazewell VA. Married Margaret J. Craig of and in Fayette County in 1872. Cildren were John R., Clara (married a Petty) and Savnah F. All were born in Fayette county.

Surnames: SMITH BRYANT
Submitter: Pam Kerschner ( par3@sccoast.net )
Date: 08 Jan 2000
SMITH: George Washington SMITH; b. 9 April 1885, Backus Mountain, Fayette Co; d.1943, Layland, Fayette Co; md. Julia Florence Bryant. Looking for information regarding his parents and siblings. Would like to hear from anyone researching this family. Thanks.

Surnames: PERRY BAILES WINDELL COOK COX FOX
Submitter: Yvonne Jenkins ( ylj@bellatlantic.net )
Date: 10 Jan 2000
Looking for information on Lawrence Malcome Perry he married Edna Bailes who died un her 30's.

Surnames: DOTSON PERKINS
Submitter: Michelle ( squirrel36@freewwweb.com )
Date: 11 Jan 2000
I am trying to find out information on a Rhulaney Catherine Dotson b. 1858 (+/-). Also wanting to verify a marriage taking place between her and an Ernest Perkins (aka George Ernest) on 10/10/1883 at Green Wood, WV. Any information would be helpful

Surnames: DONNALLY PUCKETT
Submitter: Denise Riner ( 120592@inetone.net )
Date: 15 Jan 2000
Am looking for any information on the families of Jeff and Laura Puckett Donnally (from the Meadow Bridge area).

Surnames: MCMILLION SUTHPIN
Submitter: Michael McMillion ( MichaelBulldawg@aol.com )
Date: 17 Jan 2000
I am a descendant of Richard McMillion who married Mary Suthpin in Fayette County in 1876. Richard was born in Raleigh County in 1856. Mary was born in Monroe County also in 1856. Richard's mother's name is listed as Matilde(Matilda) McMillion on the marriage record no father listed though we believe it was John. Matilda was from Greenbrier County. Mary's mother was listed as Jane Suthpin and she was from Fayette County again no father listed. Would anyone out there know where I could find more information on Richard's parent's?

Surnames: VICTOR MORAVICS JOSEPH MORAVICS ANN MORAVICS
Submitter: Adriana Semnicka ( Semnicka@aol.com )
Date: 18 Jan 2000
Hello, My Grand-grandfatter Victor Moravics was buried in SS.Peter and Paul Cemetery in Scarbro. I can't find his name in your evidence. Hi died in l912. I am Slovak and I live hier in Cleveland OH. I would like to visit the place. I have the Certificate of Death of Victor Moravics and my grandfatter Joseph Moravics Baptismal Certificate, who was born in March l0, l907 in Scarbro W.Va. After my Grand-grandfatter's death his whole familly went back to Slovakia. I don't know what happened. After those years I am the first one , that came to this Country. Please excuse my english.

Surnames: MCMILLION SUTHPIN
Submitter: Mike McMillion ( MichaelBullDawg@aol.com )
Date: 19 Jan 2000
Richard McMillion married Mary Suthpin in Fayette County on March 5, 1876 at the home of Mason Coleman, the ceremony was performed by Wm. Johnson minister of the N.E. Church. Jane Suthpin is listed as the mother for Mary, and Matilde (Matilda?) McMillion was listed as the mother of Richard. No fathers are listed for Richard or Mary (both born in 1856, Richard in Raleigh and Mary in Monroe County) we believe John McMillion was the name of Richard's father although we have no proof. My family has never found a birth record for Richard. We know they raised a family near Deepwater, on the Big Right Hand Creek. Any information on my great great grandparents would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: JAMES WILLIAMS PENNINGTON SETTLE
Submitter: June Settle ( settleciocca@earthlink.net )
Date: 22 Jan 2000
I found a lot of old photos in a box after my grandmother, Ella Merle Pennington Settle, died. These photos, for the most part, are probably members of the James and related families of Beards Fork, Kincaid, Page, etc. On the back of a photo of 2 children, looks to be ca1910-1920 and is the old post card type, is written: "Maggie is sending this to you. These are her children Robert & Zelma". Certainly Zelma is not that common of a name. Anybody think they know who this may be?

Surnames: COOPER
Submitter: CLARENCE SANDERSON ( FMDS8119@MSN.COM )
Date: 25 Jan 2000
What is the name of the Cemetery on top of sewell Mountain. and if there a listing of who is buried their.. Also does any one know the relationship of Alexander Cooper and Dr John Cooper, Dr Calvin S Cooper or Frank Scott Cooper? I assume there is a relatioship since they all lived in Sewell..

Surnames: BOLES SKAGGS
Submitter: Roberta Boles Smith ( pbsmith@rtol.net )
Date: 25 Jan 2000
All I have to go on, My Grandfather is Lore Edward Boles. He was Born June 1 1916. From what I could get from my Grandfather, he was not sure at the time because of his illness. His fathers name is Jordan Edward Boles, Mothers name is Lilly may Skaggs. Lore went by the name Eddie, Ed, or Edward. He had lived in Fayette county, there he married Francis Victoria Summers. They moved to Ohio around 1950s. I hope some one can help link me to my ancestors. I had found out that he has two sisters in summersville. Names unknown.

Surnames: LOWERY COLLINS COLLINGS COLLING
Submitter: Tom Lowery ( tlowery@pobox.com )
Date: 27 Jan 2000
Looking for info on Clifford Collin(gs) and Lily DeEtte Lowery. Lily was from Georgia but I am not sure about Clifford. Lily died in 1936 an is buried in Thacker(probably Thayer),WV.

Surnames: ESTEP
Submitter: cindy jones ( tj2010@juno.com )
Date: 27 Jan 2000
I am wondering if the places exist Estep Fork and Laurel Creek? The info that I have states Boone County. I am looking for Joel Estep who was supposed to have died there in 1866.

Surnames: CAMPBELL SPEARS BUTTRICK FISHER
Submitter: Gwen Anne Campbell Sheriff ( sheriff@innova.net )
Date: 29 Jan 2000
The Campbells lived at Minden, Westerly, Minden, Mahan, Westerly and other coal mining camps. Moved to East Kingston and Page Mountain. Attended Kingston Elementary and High School. Interested in history of these coal mining camps. Grandfather George Allen Campbell came to Kingston when it first began. His son, Bill Campbell, worked in the coal mines until the 1950s when he started working on the WV Turnpike. Coal miners in my family include Bill Campbell, Allen Campbell, Spears, Oscar "Pie" Fisher, and Jim Buttrick. Especially interested in history of Kingston and Mahan.

Submitter: Faith Poplin ( FPoplin@prodigy.net )
Date: 02 Feb 2000
I am looking for information on the Surname FOSTER. Specifically about Roy & Gertrude Mae(Murphy) Foster. My father Kebert was born to them on July 13, 1932.I would like to find out who their parents were, if they had siblings, other children, birthdates ect. Any information you have to share would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: DARLINGTON WOOD HESS HILL WHALEN
Submitter: Margaret Montano ( mamontano@juno.com )
Date: 02 Feb 2000
DARLINGTON, WOOD, HESS, HILL, WHALEN I have info on all of the above names. I am willing to share.  

Surnames: PERSINGER KARNES HOOK DUDLEY
Submitter: Shelly Dudley ( shellbug@intelos.net )
Date: 04 Feb 2000
I am looking for information on Kay Moor, WV. It is my understanding that it is in Fayette County along the New River. I also understand that there is "nothing" there now. However, I am interested in it's history. I live in Low Moor, VA, which was where the Low Moor Iron Company was located. They bought their coal from the Kay Moor Coal Company. Any information would be appreciated. Please e-mail directly because I may not get back to this site. Thanks. Also any family history on the Persingers, Hooks or Karnes would be appreciated.

Surnames: COOPERS
Submitter: Clarence R Sanderson ( FMDS8119@msn.com )
Date: 07 Feb 2000
Does any one have a listing of the Cemetery on top of Sewell Mountain. I am interested in the Coopers who built a house on Sewell Mountain around the time of the Civil War and were later buried in the Little Cemetery on top. Also what is the name of the Cemetery ? Does anyone have newspaper Pictures or any other kind of pictures of this Cemetery? Clarence R Sanderson Researlching the Coopers of Streeter Mercer,Jumping Branch Summers,Sewell Mt Fayette, and White Oak, Shady Spring, Crow and Flat Top areas of Raleigh Counties.

Surnames: ARTHUR RHODES EADS JENKINS SIMS MEADOWS HUDDLESTON KINCAID HOLIDAY
Submitter: carol owen ( carol60@mindspring.com )
Date: 08 Feb 2000
SEEKING INFO ON THESE NAMES & WILL SHARE

Surnames: JORDAN LEWIS HUDSON MARIA FOSTER
Submitter: Joe Hardin ( leehardin@earthlink.net )
Date: 08 Feb 2000
Seeking info on family of Jordan Lewis Hudson and Maria Foster. Lived on Chestnutburg Road just out of Ansted, Mt. Cove district.

Surnames: PHILLIPS
Submitter: R.Montgomery ( Rmontg7061@aol.com )
Date: 16 Feb 2000
Need info on Samuel G Phillips.Superendent Mt.Carbon mine 1883Fayette Co.What did middle initial stand for.Also names of his children.Your help is appreciated

Surnames: SELETYN KINCAID BURGESS GWINN
Submitter: Donna Seletyn ( indianrun@1st.net )
Date: 16 Feb 2000
I am looking for anyone researching the SELETYN Surname!! Josef SELETYN lived at Carlisle in the 1900s and 1910s>

Surnames: MONTGOMERY
Submitter: R.MONTGOMERY ( RMONTG@AOL.COM )
Date: 19 Feb 2000
LOOKING FOR ANCESTORS OF ROBERT GARFIELD MONTGOMERY.B.AUG.1880 ACCORDING TO FAAYETTE CO.DRAFT BOARD 1918.LIVED AT LONGBRANCH THEN.HE WAS BORN FAYETTE CO?CANNOT PROOF OF.COULD HAVE BEEN BORN VA.SUPPOSED TO BE RELATED TO MONTGOMERYS AT MONTGOMERY WVA.HAVE BEEN TOLD HIS FATHER WAS KILLED IN MINE AT MT.CARBON OR HAREWOOD BEFORE HE WAS BORN.ABOUT 1880. WOULD APPRECIATE YOUR HELP. ROBERT MONTGOMERY.

Surnames: WOOD WOODS ECKHARDT
Submitter: Doug Cooper ( dcooper@inmind.com )
Date: 19 Feb 2000
Marcellus M. H. Wood married Elizabeth Eckhardt in Amherst County VA Dec. 31, 1863. The court house record indicates Marcellus was born in Fayette County and the couple would live in Nicholas County. Anyone have anything on this couple?

Surnames: SUTPHIN RYMER
Submitter: dennis sutphin ( dennissutphin@hotmail.com )
Date: 19 Feb 2000
tracking my ancester grandfather william sutphin236-09-8596 social security number born aug 8 1914

Surnames: CONN
Submitter: Ellen Dearing ( beach849@aol.com )
Date: 21 Feb 2000
I'm looking for information on the parents of Frank D. Conn. He was born 1885 in KY and died 1973 in Ansted, Fayette Co., WV. His parents were William Henry & Elmire/Altamay Newton Conn. Frank had two sisters Willie Conn Mayo and Lida Conn Roberts. Lida Conn Roberts was my grandmother. I have some information on the Conns and am willing to share. I would appreciate any information that you can provide. Thank you. Ellen Dearing

Surnames: ESTEP SPENCER INGRAM MOSLEY
Submitter: dale mclaughlin ( dale_mclaughlin@hotmail.com )
Date: 23 Feb 2000
i am searching the surnames of estep, mosley, ingram and spencer of fayette county, wv. estep name is roxie estep who married george meredith or merrit mosley. virginia may mosley, their daughter married james randolph ingram, a son of thomas c. ingram. any information on any of these families would be appreciated

Surnames: ALDERMAN
Submitter: Carolyn Martin Owen ( carloncady@aol.com )
Date: 25 Feb 2000
I am looking for the parents and birthdates of my grandfather, ALDERMAN, Everette Lee b. 1879 d. 1956 in Charleston, WV. Lived in Winifrede , Kanawha Co. WV m. Kirk, Minnie in 1903. He had four boys and four girls. In the 1900s Everette Lee Alderman lived in Glenjuen, WV in Fayette, CO. WV and he served in the War of Insurrection in Manila, Philippines. I have his army papers. I do know that Everette Leešs father was ALDERMAN, Martin Lee from Glenjune, WV, but have no birth or death dates. His oldest son, ALDERMAN, Luther Martin was my father. Thank you. Helen Alderman Williams

Surnames: HUDNALL SCHOOLCRAFT POFF MCCUNE PROCTOR TRAIL KIRK STONE AND OTHERS
Submitter: Chuck Jennings ( moocow@megsinet.net )
Date: 27 Feb 2000
Greetings All...There will be a family reunion at Summersville, WV. Saturday June 17, 2000 for the descendants of Benjamin Franklin HUDNALL (b.1866 Kanawha Co., WV. s/o Thomas HUDNALL and Mary POFF) and Arena Belle SCHOOLCRAFT (b. 1871 d/o Hagle Michael SCHOOLCRAFT and Mahala McCUNE). For further details please contact me (Chuck Jennings) at . To the best of my knowledge***Benjamin's siblings include William m. Margaret Ann PROCTOR, Eliza A. m. John TRAIL, John T. m. Martha (unknown), James m. Nancy KIRK, Frances Susan, Lucy J. m. John B. POFF and George Washington m. Louisa STONE. ***Arena's siblings include Jacob W., Soloman m. Polly WELSH, James H. m. Julia Ann DEEL, William M. m. Alice PROCTOR, Sarah Catherine m. Doddridge SHORT, Henrietta m. Lewis Campbell, Albert WILSON m. Maggie Jane MORRIS, Alice m. Harlow MORRIS, Nancy C. m. Charlie ARTHUR and Hagle Michael "Bub" Jr. ***The children of Benjamin and Arena Belle are Nola Armini m. Jesse H. HAMILTON, Thomas Cleveland m. Fonda KLINE, William Benjamin m. Grace WARD or JOHNSON and Virgie KINKAID, Nora m. Stewart WYATT, Albert Leslie m. Myrtle Ethel SMITH and Victoria (unknown), Mamie Edith d. as infant, John Clifford m. Sarah BARR and Sarah Louise COLEMAN, Bessie Mae m. Wilmer Lee KIDD, Arnold d. as infant, Georgia Rebecca m. John Delbery WARD and Mary Mahalie m. Russell TRENT. Most of the children of Benjamin and Arena were raised at Vanetta and Gamoca (where my mother, d/o John Clifford and Sarah BARR HUDNALL, was born) just across the river from Gauley Bridge. Thanks for your interest...Chuck Jennings

Surnames: MANSER STITES
Submitter: Terry Higgins ( tjhiggi@hotmail.com )
Date: 27 Feb 2000
Looking for information about MANSER in Fayette County West Virginia. Mile MANSER I believe might be the father of L. Virginia (MANSER) STITES.

Surnames: LANHAM MINTER BRYSON
Submitter: Sherry Lanham O'Neal ( Sloneal1@aol.com )
Date: 27 Feb 2000
I am looking for any and all people with the last name of Lanham. My Grandfather's name Ulysis Hubert Lanham. I don't think I spelled his first name right. Please let me know if you or someone you know has any information.

Surnames: WHITE MAYES COPELAND
Submitter: Michael Randall White ( randy99@earthlink.net )
Date: 01 Mar 2000
I am just beginning and do not have much to go on. My father is William Harold White born may 1927,his father was Earl Watson White born 1906,married to Marjorie Lee Copeland born 1910,I beleive his father was William Henry White married to Mary Frances Mayes. This is as far as i have been able to go so far. Any additional info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks MRW

Surnames: MCDANIEL HUBBARD
Submitter: Terri McDaniel Adkins ( irish468@aol.com )
Date: 04 Mar 2000
I am looking for gg grandfather. All I know is that his grandson (my grandfather)was born in Fayette County in 1903, Jesse Damon McDaniel. Son of Samuel Shelton and Julia Ann (Hubbard) McDaniel.(my g grandparents) Any help, much appreciated.

Surnames: PENNINGTON HISER ROY PRINCE
Submitter: David Prince ( dprince@panacom.com )
Date: 04 Mar 2000
Does any one know where Sewell mountain, Fayette Co., WV is located?? I have found an original land document dated 16 Feb 1881. A.C. Pennington land deed contract to Jesse L. Roy & Eliza A. Pennington. Recorded in deed book #3, pg 482. It also mentions 11 Aug 1879 Land fron Catherine Hiser of Lewis Co., WV?? Any assistance apreciated. David Prince

Surnames: EDWARDS
Submitter: Diana Edwards Roy ( coyote@vvm.com )
Date: 05 Mar 2000
Looking for any one connected to my EDWARDS line My family lived in Montgomery West Virginia. Edward Owen Edwards 1838 Gomer Edwards 1883 Gomer Edwards 1909 Maurice Edwards Living Diana Edwards Roy Living I'm new at this and would like to get copies of birth, marriage and death certificates... would appreciate any help. Thank you very much 

Surnames: DEAN MCGARY ATKINSON ADKINS LETSHAW
Submitter: Lainie Hendrix ( Alley34417@aol.com )
Date: 08 Mar 2000
Searching for the burial location of Elizabeth (Dean) McGARY. She died in Fayette Co., WV, on 20 March 1881. Her death was reported by her daughter, Mary (McGary) ATKINSON (Adkins). Elizabeth was born ca. August 1829 in Greenbrier Co., (W)VA, d/o Jeremiah DEAN & Elizabeth LETSHAW. Elizabeth (Dean) McGARY was living with her son, Thomas McGARY, in 1880 Fayette Co., WV. She was listed as widow in the census. Also searching for death location and date of death for her husband, Joseph McGARY. He was still living in Fayette Co., WV, in 1870 (census), but died sometime prior to 19 Feb 1872, when Elizabeth (Dean) McGARY (widow) filed to be named guardian of her minor children. Also searching for any information on John S. ATKINSON (Adkins?), b. Oct. 1847; d. March 1902. He married Mary Martha "Molly" McGARY, d/o Joseph & Elizabeth (Dean) McGARY. Who were his parents? He died in Fayette Co., WV. Many thanks! Lainie Hendrix

Surnames: ROBERTS GROAH
Submitter: Faye ( fl4angel@Sum.Net.Com )
Date: 09 Mar 2000
Melvin Greenlee Roberts b 1873 Norton, Va d 1963 Oak Hill, W. VA m Cora Jane Groah (Unsure of spelling) Children of Melvin Greenlee & Cora: Unknown Any information would be deeply appreciated on this family. Thank you E-mail:fl4angel@Sum.Net.Com (The letter after the f is a small L :-) Faye

Surnames: GREEN(E)
Submitter: Don Greene ( d-greene@citynet.net )
Date: 10 Mar 2000
I am looking for the burial of Leonard F. (Lenny) Green(e). Died after 1935 in Thurmond, Fayette Co. He is my greatgarndfather and was from Mason/Jackson County. Born 1880. Thanks, Don

Surnames: FAWBUSH ARNOLD
Submitter: Sandra Young ( 2red@gateway.net )
Date: 10 Mar 2000
I am trying to find my great grandma death cert. she died in Fayette CO, WVA and is buried at Beckley, WVA at the Wildwood Cemetery. Her name Jessica Fawbush b.16 May 1858 in Hawkins CO, TN. She died on30 Nov 1922 Quinnimont Her maiden name was Arnold.

Surnames: LUSHER CAMPBELL
Submitter: Joan Wyatt ( mewyatt@uakron.edu )
Date: 12 Mar 2000
I am looking for info on George W. Lusher b.1794 in Pa. Married in Fayette Co. Elizabeth Jane Puckett Campbell. George died in Fayette Co. in 1894. If you know anything of this family I would love to hear from you

Surnames: CAMPBELL MASSIE
Submitter: Shirley Craft ( scraft@mbc.edu )
Date: 14 Mar 2000
CAMPBELL - I am looking for info on Martha Ann Massie Campbell and husband George Washington Campbell. Martha Ann died June 11, 1880 in Fayette Co. and George died 1861. They had children: Thomas, George W., James, Charlie, etc. I want to know who Martha Ann and George's parents were. They married in Nelson County, VA on Feb., 23, 1830. Any info would be appreciated.

Surnames: SOWDER CHANCY
Submitter: Bobbie ( jerrybarbara@earthlink.net )
Date: 15 Mar 2000
I am seeking information on Ida Ona Sowder born 1895 in Victor, Fayette county, WV. Her dad was John Sowder and mother was Martha Ellen Chancy Sowder. She later married a Bennett and a Stetler. Any information would be appreciated ..Thank you!!

Surnames: HYMES RICHARDS JOHNSON
Submitter: Nancy McKane ( Clssyldy307@cs.com )
Date: 18 Mar 2000
I am looking for surnames Hymes,Johnson,Richards. James Russel married to Oma I. Richards and Harry Johnson. All the above are my gparents.

Submitter: Katrina D. Pendleton (wpendleton)
Date: 21 Mar 2000
I am looking for any information on the Watkins family from Oak Hill, WV or Rainelle,WV. My grandfathers name was Elmer Elsworth Watkins, and died either in 1950 or 1951.

Surnames: HENDRICKS
Submitter: gary tarasenko ( totem@eaglequest.com )
Date: 22 Mar 2000
harold hendricks i am looking for information on the hendricks family in fayette county . the family i am looking for is related to a harold hendricks, born august 11, 1916, (possiby from union west virginia), and he died in a coal mine accident on october 17, 1936 in fayette county , near boomer. i beleive this hendricks family moved from union to mt.carbon on october 5, 1935. are you related to this guy? he was only 20 when he died. i thank you for any information you can give me, or any leads in how i can get more information on him. gary tarasenko

Surnames: CHARLES DORMAN MAGIE HUNT VIRGINIA CHAPMAN GEORGE HAYMAKER
Submitter: sherry vernon ( bhrat2@aol.com )
Date: 22 Mar 2000
looking for grandparents on mothers side of family and farthers side george haymaker worked in the mines know nothing about the rest

Surnames: TREADWAY
Submitter: Pat Worlledge ( wvpoppy@intelos.net )
Date: 23 Mar 2000
Does anyone know where I can purchase the book "The Children of Jesse Treadway"? Thanks a lot. Pat

Surnames: WILSON DAVIS
Submitter: Pat Davis Worlledge ( wvpoppy@intelos.net )
Date: 23 Mar 2000
Any info on Benjamin Davis and wife Gracie Wilson. I believe she was born in Minden abt.1900. I can not find any other family. I know she died in 1945. Thanks a lot. Pat

Surnames: BURDETTE BURDITT THOMAS STUART
Submitter: Steve Burdette ( burdette@greater.net )
Date: 23 Mar 2000
Searching for information and decendants of William D BURDETT/BURDITT b ca1811. William married 1st Nancy STUART, and 2nd Eliza THOMAS. Children w/Nancy are Nancy F, Louisa A,JR (male), JM (male), and William H. children w Eliza are Elizabeth, Lydia, George A, Sarah"Martha", John, Eliza, Andrew Jackson Malissa S, Joseph Allen, and Rosettam. William and Eliza listed in Fayette Co census in 1850, and 1860. Any help appreciated.

Surnames: HENDRICKS
Submitter: gary tarasenko ( garytarasenko@yahoo.com )
Date: 29 Mar 2000
> re:harold hendricks - died in fayette county october 17, 1936 i am looking for information on the hendricks family related to this harold hendricks that died in fayette county . the family i am looking for is related to a harold hendricks, born august 11, 1916, (possiby from union west virginia), and he died in a coal mine accident on october 17, 1936 in fayette county , near boomer. he was in a mining car/tram that crashed to the ground. i beleive this hendricks family moved from union to mt.carbon on october 5, 1935. he was only 20 when he died. i am looking for any information on the hendricks family that is related to this man, and any information of the accident, or where harold hendricks is buried. any leads at all.. gary tarasenko email at : garytarasenko@yahoo.com  

Surnames: COOPER SANDERSON
Submitter: Clarence R Sanderson ( FMDS8119@msn.com )
Date: 03 Apr 2000
Does any one have a listing of the CEMETERY on TOP OF SEWELL Mountain. I am interested in the Alexander and John C B (& wifes) Coopers who built a house on Sewell Mountain around the time of the Civil War and were later buried in the Little Cemetery on top. Also what is the name of the Cemetery ? Does anyone have newspaper Pictures or any other kind of pictures of this Cemetery? Clarence R Sanderson Researching the Coopers of Streeter Mercer,Jumping Branch Summers,Sewell Mt Fayette, and White Oak, Shady Spring, Crow and Flat Top areas of Raleigh Counties.

Surnames: FOX
Submitter: Deloris Fox ( efox@wirefire.com )
Date: 04 Apr 2000
I am searching for any info on William Augustus Fox b1859 in Fayette Co. s/o Wm Fox & Margaret??? Was married in Roane Co WV To Barbara Smith.They had 5 children. after her death he married Lillie Mae Ellis in 1896. She was the dau of Phillip Ellis & Virginia M Kincaid. They had several children. Do not know when he went to Roane Co.Any info will be appreciated.

Surnames: SHANNON
Submitter: Mary Neal ( msneal@bellatlantic.net )
Date: 05 Apr 2000
Looking for the obit of William Tracey Shannon died 1918 in McKeendree WV .

Surnames: JOHNSON
Submitter: Lori ( Lor116@AOL.com )
Date: 06 Apr 2000
Am looking for information regarding my grandfather, Allen Johnson who died around 1937. He worked in the coal mines in Milburn, WV, Fayette County. Is buried in the Town of Montgomery. He was born in KY and was married to my grandmother whose name was Blanche.

Surnames: FOX
Submitter: Deloris Fox ( efox@wirefire.com )
Date: 06 Apr 2000
Searching for any info on William Fox b.ca 1829 m.Margaret??? Known children are Elizabeth, James, Virginia, William Augusta and Mary C all born in Fayette Co. All the children but Wm Augustus died in Roane Co WV in 1865. Do not know when they went to Roane Co (had to be after 1861) or what happened to the father but his widow remarried Hezekiah Walker in 1870 in Roane Co. There were children born of this union. Any info on this Fox family needed desperately.

Surnames: COOPER MEADOW MEADOR FARMER
Submitter: Carolyn Cooper Kaylor
Date: 07 Apr 2000
I am trying to find information as to who the parents were of Alexander Cooper, b. 11/18/1818 and married Mary Ann or Ann Mary Farmer 2/5/1840. They lived with their son, John C. Cooper and died there and are buried on Sewell Mountain. I am descended from Alexander and Mary Ann through their son Robert Craig Cooper and his son Green Franklin Meadow/Meador Cooper. Anyone who has any information regarding this family please contact me at MCKaylor@aol.com  . Thanks!

Surnames: LEGO MITCHELL
Submitter: l criss ( jeffjensteph1@aol.com )
Date: 10 Apr 2000
Lego,Nannie m Jordan Lee Mitchell late 1800s

Surnames: CALLAGHAN CALLAHAN ELMORE
Submitter: Mary Boswell ( missmary@cfw.com )
Date: 11 Apr 2000
Seeking information in Fayette County W.Va. on Howard M. Callaghan/Callahan b. Mar. 1896 in Alleghany Co. Va. and his mother Amanda V. Elmore Callaghan/Callahan b. 1861 in Craig Co. Va. They were residents of W.Va. in 1932-1935 and I am searching for Death Records on both. Any/all information appreciated.....Thanks!

Surnames: SELETYN WEBB BURGESS KINCAID GWINN PHILLIPS LARZARSKY SOLOSKI
Submitter: Donna Seletyn ( indianrun@1st.net )
Date: 12 Apr 2000
I am searching for Nathan BURGESS b. abt. 1824 m. 1848 in Fayette Co. to Margaret PHILLIPS b. abt. 1833. They had a daughter Eunice. I have no further info on this couple. I am also looking for anyone researching the SELETYN/SOLOSKI surname. Also looking for the father of James WEBB b,. abt 1855 and was married to Eunice BURGESS. Any help with be appreciated and am willing to exchange information

Surnames: RHODES SETTLE
Submitter: George Phelps ( gphelps@home.com )
Date: 12 Apr 2000
Researching the Rhodes and Settle families in Fayette County from about 1850 to about 1910. Particularly John Thomas Raudy Rhodes m. Mary Francis Settle.

Surnames: SMITH BERRY HARRAH
Submitter: Tom Smith (simtech@bigfoot.com)
Date: 15 Apr 2000
Searching for information and any photographs on HARMON SMITH and family of Fayette Co., WV. Harmon had 25 children. Twice married. 1st wife BATHSHEBA BERRY. 2nd MARY J. HARRAH. Harmon born March 11, 1829, died August 25, 1902. Harmon lived on Backus Mtn. & is buried in the Smith Cemetery.

Surnames: ROBERTS LANCRAFT
Submitter: William Knight Roberts,2nd (Billykr@aol.com)
Date: 15 Apr 2000
URL: members.aol.com/sigsbee502/index.html
I'm searching for my GGG gf burial place. Nathaniel Lancraft b. 1773 New Haven, Connecticut d. 1834 Fayette, VA. Also searching for his Daughter, (my GG gm) Eliza Brown Lancraft Roberts b. July 8, 1799 Albemarle, VA d. after 1856 Fayette, VA.

Surnames: PERRY RAMSEY TUGGLE
Submitter: Penny Ramsey Morris (beetleram@aol.com)
Date: 16 Apr 2000
Searching for information on my paternal grandparents in Fayette Co., WV Lula Virginia PERRY b 1891, d 1960, married Solomon Franklin "Frank" RAMSEY b 1884 Cabell Co., WV, d 1961, Fayette Co., WV. Three children from this marriage: Kathleen, George Ezra "Bo", and Hazel. Hazel had 2 children by Lawrence HANNIGAN: Linda and John. All may still be in Oak Hill, Gatewood area. Searching also for parents of my maternal ggrandfather, John Lee TUGGLE b 1863, d 1944. If anyone knows anything about this family, I would appreciate it very much if you would contact me. My email is beetleram@aol.com Thank you so much. Penny Ramsey Morris

Surnames: RADFORD
Submitter: Ed W. (blb00991@mail.wvnet.edu)
Date: 17 Apr 2000
Wanted any and all information of the RADFORD's of Fayette County.

Surnames: NEAL COFFMAN
Submitter: Cheri Hughes (clhughes65@hotmail.com)
Date: 18 Apr 2000
I am looking for relatives of Howard Lilburn Neal Sr. Last Known resdence was Thurmon, WV. He was and engineer on the railroad.

Surnames: CURRY KEYSER
Submitter: Vernon Curry (vernpat@gateway.net)
Date: 25 Apr 2000
Hiram Curry and Barbary Keyser lived in Fayette county Virginia between 1839 and 1841. They had one son while living there Benjamin F. Curry Born 21 July 1839. Would like info on this family.Thanks Vernon

Surnames: AYERS
Submitter: James Treese (JAKIET@AOL.COM)
Date: 30 Apr 2000
I am looking for the grave of my sister Betty Lou Ayers,who died at an early age and was born about 1928. She was the daughter of Herbert Henry Ayers born 15 Apr. 1904 and died Dec. 1974. I was adopted out at an early age and would like to visit her grave.

Surnames: COOPER
Submitter: Clarence Sanderson (csanderson@daas.dla.mil)
Date: 03 May 2000
Reference my last querry. the Cooper Cemetery is supposed to be just a little ways up Sewell Mtn. above Babcock State farm. Has any one seen this Cemetery? If so who do you get to it? and how many Coopers are buried there. Looking for Alexander or John Alexander Cooper, Mary Ann Cooper and John C B Cooper and his wife... Maybe a Park Ranger knows of this Cemetery....

Surnames: KRISE HUDSON
Submitter: Jjoseph L. Hardin (leehardin@earthlink.net)
Date: 03 May 2000
Seeking info on Krise family living on Bell Creek at Belva and Jordan & Maria Hudson that lived on Chestnutburg Road.

Surnames: MALLAY COPELAND WORKMAN CAVENDISH WALKUP BRAGG HAMMOND WALCHUP
Submitter: mbohme (twotone@cyberriver)
Date: 06 May 2000
Looking for info on my ancestors who lived in or around Fayette Co. WV 1880-1920's

Surnames: MASTERS THERMON
Submitter: Kathleen Reeves (klreeves@uswest.net)
Date: 16 May 2000
Looking for birth and marriage information on Charles H. Masters, born between 1837 and 1842, who resided in Sewell in 1880 with wife Charlotte (Thermon), and at least seven children. One of the youngest sons, Henry E., was born Jan. 3, 1871, in Sewell.

Surnames: GREEN(E) PARSONS KING
Submitter: Don Greene (d-greene@citynet.net)
Date: 18 May 2000
Looking for info on LENNY F. GREENE died around Thurmond during 1940s. Lenny is known to have been a stonemason. Birth in Jackson Co WV 1880, son of Leonard Greene & Melissa Jane Parsons. His oldest grandson, my oldest uncle remembers Lenny dying at thurmond in the 40s, that is about all I have right now. May or may not have been married. Rumored to have married & divorced several times. Worked in Charleston on the construction of the Capitol building. Any help appriciated, Lenny is a real hard case to pin down.

Surnames: CARMAN OGDEN
Submitter: Stephanie Carman Durr (drdurr@earthlink.net)
Date: 24 May 2000
Looking for information and relatives of the Charles William Carman family. Grandmother Lillian Carman was born in RushRun in Fayette Co. in 1899. Father and brothers worked in the mines.One of her brothers, Alexander, married Carrie Ogden in 1911.

Surnames: MCMILLION STAPLETON
Submitter: Mike McMillion (MichaelBullDawg@aol.com)
Date: 24 May 2000
I am looking for descendants of Jeremiah McMillion born around 1862. Wife's name was Hannah J. Stapleton. They lived near Deepwater and are buried at the McMillion Cemetary there. I am a descendant of his brother Richard. Any kin out there that would have information on them?

Surnames: JACKSON BACKUS
Submitter: Mary Williams (JIMMARY69@AOL.COM)
Date: 26 May 2000
Searching for information on parents of John Hamilton Jackson, he was born February 10, 1901 and died November 30, 1951, married to Grace Backus, any help would be greatly appreciated, have lots of information to share from Grandpa John down, thank you.

Surnames: MARSHALL
Submitter: MICHELE WOOLEY (CHELE64@JUNO.COM)
Date: 26 May 2000
LOOKING FOR INFO ON GEORGE WASHINGTON MARSHALL BORN 1889 IN KILSYTH WVA

Surnames: GODDARD LEMMONS
Submitter: Kaci Helene Foster (Kacihelene@cs.com)
Date: 26 May 2000
William J. Goddard born 1833 and died 1915. He was married to Matilda Lemmons (born 1860, died 1915). Three of their children were: America Francis(my great grandmother), Cora, and Elden. They lived in Fayette County. William moved to Mount Olive(also known as Marting Mt.) in 1870 according to a land deed. According to a 1860 Census, there were three Goddard households in Fayette County-Jacob, John, and William. I would like to find out who William's parents were. Were Jacob and John his brothers? I know that William served in the Civil War. I can't find out where he is buried though. Does anyone know??? America Goddard married J. Ervin Foster. Cora Goddard married Houghton Treadway. Elden Goddard married a lady named Florence. This is basically all that I have. Thank you, Kaci Foster

Submitter: Betsy Burr Rowe (bpburr@aol.com)
Date: 28 May 2000
Looking for info on BURR from Corliss area.My father was Calvin Haines Burr. He had a sister name Nancy, fathers name, Ezra (?) and mother's name Minnie(?)Any info re/any I would appreciate

Surnames: NICKELL
Submitter: Don Nickell (dnickell@micron.net)
Date: 02 Jun 2000
URL: http://nickell.tierranet.com
Does anyone know of a Ralph NICKELL, b.14 Feb 1917 d.12 Mar 2000 in Oak Hill, WV? Would appreciate information on his ancestry if possible. Thank you, Don

Surnames: JOHNSON HUDDLESTON VINSON
Submitter: Karen Patrick Strickland (Strickland001@hotmail.com)
Date: 05 Jun 2000
Searching for Jackson Johnson and wife, Mary Mitchell of Falls View at around 1910. Known children are: Helen Johnson and Mary Lethia Johnson Vinson (my grandmother) b. abt. 1900 and d. abt. 1932. Mary Mitchell Johnson later married a Huddleston.

Surnames: TOTTEN HARLESS HIGGINBOTHAM
Submitter: roberta totten seog (rseog@aol.com)
Date: 13 Jun 2000
Seeking information on Estill Whitney Totten b. 1853 Tazewell, VA died 1931 buried in Sharon Cemetery. Also James Totten b. 1860 married Mary Ann Higginbotham died 1840

Surnames: TRUMAN
Submitter: Sheila Jennison (chee1@whoever.com)
Date: 14 Jun 2000
Would anyone know of a cemetery in or near Gamaco (Gamaca). I am looking for the grave of an infant, Audra Truman, d. 08/20/1931 or age 8mos/3days. Her death certificate states Gamaco as place of burial and residence of parents.If anyone could give me the cemetery location and/or has info on who is buried there, I would greatly appreciate it.

Surnames: SCARBROUGH
Submitter: jasen scarbrough (jarjjas@netscape.net)
Date: 15 Jun 2000
I am looking for info on J.W. Scarbrough, his son's name was John Henry; he was married to a woman named Lucy.

Surnames: DANIELS
Submitter: Deb Julius (dd.julius@att.net)
Date: 15 Jun 2000
URL: juliuslawoffice.com
Looking for information on the Daniels family. Elmer Daniels, born about 1890, married Anna, had two children, Elmer Jr. & John.

Surnames: NICKELL
Submitter: Don Nickell (dnickell@micron.net)
Date: 16 Jun 2000
URL: http://nickell.tierranet.com
Searching for a William Penbrook NICKELL, b.ca 1857 in Fayette Co., VA. Any information would be appreciated. Thanks,Don.

Surnames: LOVE STEWART STEUART
Submitter: Karen Jackson Dayton (Bludots1@aol.com)
Date: 17 Jun 2000
LOVE - Two of my uncles were killed in the Stewart (Steuart?) Mine accident on 1-29-1907, I believe near Fayetteville. Any info. RE: this accident, location, etc., is appreciated!

Surnames: COBB MEADOWS WILLIAMS
Submitter: theresa roberts (theron@net-thing.net)
Date: 19 Jun 2000
Looking for info. on these fayette county names.

Surnames: COMPTON CASTLE
Submitter: Sandi Compton (sandmayo@yahoo.com)
Date: 22 Jun 2000
I am searching for descendants of George H. Castle and Stella Compton, b. abt. 1880 in Lawrence Co., KY. Stella and George lived in the Oak Hill, WV area. Her parents were Wilson Perry Compton Sr. and Louanna Wolfe Compton. Stella was my granddad's sister, and I hope to make contact with her descendants inorder to exchange information and photos. Her brother, Wilson Perry Compton, Jr. was my granddad, and he died in Logan Co., WV., which is where I reside. Please respond with any information you can provide concerning this matter. Thanks, Sandi

Surnames: JONES
Submitter: Barbara E Jones (bej@wcnet.org)
Date: 27 Jun 2000
Looking for info on Martin VanBuren Jones b abt 1852, Everett Thomas Jones b 1873, Emory Emerson Jones b 1875, Nellie, Espie, John and Addie Jones. Was back and forth between WV and Gallia Co, Ohio. Contact direct bej@wcnet.org. Thank you.

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