Fayette County WV Genealogy

 

 

Archived Queries: 2002 -- January to June

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Surnames: VANDALL PORTERFIELD BRAY HARRAH WOOD KRAMER SMITH BERRY WARREN
Submitter: Chris Vandall (acev@atlantic.net)
Date: 05 Jan 2002
Searching: Vandall, Harrah, Smith, Porterfield, Wood, Berry, Bray, Kramer, Eagle, Puckett, Warren.

Surnames: YECK
Submitter: J.Dunnington (wjud@dbscorp.net)
Date: 07 Jan 2002
Does anyone have information on the Yeck family around OakHill. Andrew Yeck bn about 1873 had several brothers. Married Maggie ? (her second marriage) Andy had 2 step daughters and had at least 5 children of his own with Maggie. MOved to Columbus, Ohio in 40's or 50's. Would like to find any records and stories. Willie

Surnames: CRIST KESLER MCCUTCHEON
Submitter: Kathy Kincaid (kathykinciad@stargate.net)
Date: 11 Jan 2002
I am reaearching Crist, Kesler, McCutcheon's in Fayette and surround counties. Let me know is you would like to share information.

Surnames: SPADE
Submitter: R. Montgomery (Rmontg7061@aol.com)
Date: 18 Jan 2002
Would like to hear from the Spade family used to live at Kilsyth. Robert Montgomery.

Surnames: MCMILLION
Submitter: Ginny McMillion Anderson (ginnyanderson15@msn.com)
Date: 22 Jan 2002
Trying to locate birth certificate for William Jackson McMillion, born in Fayette Co. (W)VA about 1839, son of Abraham and Elizabeth McMillion.

Surnames: PHILLIPS MONTGOMERY WILLIAMS
Submitter: R. Montgomery (Rmontg7061@aol.com)
Date: 24 Jan 2002
Still looking after many years and postings . Who is related to Robert Garfield Montgomery, B. Aug 8. 1880, In Va. or Montgomery, Wva area.Mother was Launia (Phillips) Montgomery. B. About 1867 Franklin, Co. Va.She married Ben Williams In Raleigh , Co.Wva. 1888.Lived most there lives in Fayette , Co.

Surnames: PINE ANDERSON HARVEY
Submitter: Larry Pine (ljpine@apu.edu)
Date: 25 Jan 2002
PINE, WILLIAM, I am looking for information on the wife of WILLIAM PINE. Her first name was either Martha or Nancy. She went by both in later years. She may have been an ANDERSON or a HARVEY but this is uncertain.

Surnames: SIZEMORE GILL RUFF YOUNG MORTON
Submitter: Naomi Woods (sizemore50@hotmail.com)
Date: 29 Jan 2002
I am looking for Cemetery located at South Caperton .Snake Town ,There suppose to be two cemt.there one for white and other black.Would anyone know how to get to them.

Surnames: HUMPHREY
Submitter: Frank Humphrey (lordhump@scottsburg.com)
Date: 29 Jan 2002
Would like to hear from anyone knowning the Humphrey family born and rasied on willis branchFayette county near Pax. Their names were Ralph.Harve . Owen. George.Burly. Aden. Mary.Pinkie. Their fathers name was John Humphrey . They are all dead now.

Surnames: BOLES/BOWLES
Submitter: Roberta Smith (rsmith@rtol.net)
Date: 08 Feb 2002
I have wrote a query awhile back and thought I'd try once more. I'm trying to find information on the BOLES/BOWLES Family History I have had no luck. They have live most of there life in Fayette CO. EDGAR JORDEN BOLES/BOWLES b-9/26/1877 d-4/21/1965, Cemetery-Rich Creek in Jodie WV He was a retired coal miner. Wife LILY/LILLIE MAE SKAGGS. Father of EDGAR-JAMES H BOLES/BOWLES b-1851-52 d-1940 wife-SARAH HUDSON b-1855 d-1942

Submitter: Angela Neff (angelaneff@hotmail.com)
Date: 08 Feb 2002
I was wondering if anyone could tell me the location of Marvel Cemetery. It is supposed to be in the Ansted area.

Surnames: WOOD
Submitter: Dave Wood (dw57chev@aol.com)
Date: 11 Feb 2002
I am trying to find information on my father's family. His name was Lewis Wood and he had a brother, Lester, and a sister, Linnie (Rainies). My grandmother was Lettie Margaret (Cart) Wood. She had a sister Annie and a brother Watson (Cart)

Surnames: EYE
Submitter: Vadine Bryant Monroe (vadine@msn.com)
Date: 11 Feb 2002
I am looking for any information on Henry Eye 1799-18677 m. Barbara Amick 1803-1896, especially the names of all their children. Their daughter, Mary K. Eye m. Jacob Dorsey are my great grandparents. Their son, Christopher Eye, 1824-1924 m. Mary "Polly" Dorsey, 1824-1903. In addition to Mary K. Eye and ChristopherC. Eye, I have an Elizabeth "Betsy" b. 1827, and James W. Eye, b. 1833. A cousin has a Christena and Lewis listed as children of Henry Eye (1700-1867 & Barbara Amick - I did not find them listed in the census record I found). Thanks so much for any help you can give. Vadine

Surnames: PALMER
Submitter: Mary Taylor (sunnyj316@aol.com)
Date: 14 Feb 2002
Trying to locate information on Inez Palmer for a neighbor who has a family letter from her dated 1946 from 221 Mt. Pl., Montgomery WVA. The letter is written to a Rev. Wm. M. Palmer in Northport AL. Thanks.

Surnames: BRAGG KINCAID
Submitter: Anita Williams (awpaxwv@aol.com)
Date: 14 Feb 2002
Looking for information on George W Kincaid & Sarah Bragg Kincaid, and Ira Kincaid & Luvema Bragg. Both couples were married in Fayette Co WV

Surnames: HAMMOND
Submitter: Mary Jane Bohme (twotone@cyberriver.net)
Date: 16 Feb 2002
Looking for descendants of Don Stanley Hammond born 1913,son of Daisy and John Hammond.

Surnames: HUDNALL
Submitter: Don Pomeroy (donpom@hotmail.com)
Date: 18 Feb 2002
Does anyone know how the town of Vanetta at Gauley Bridge, WV. got its name? Please help with this so that I can add it to my webpage. Searching for Hudnalls from this town. Thank you.

Surnames: THORNBURG BURKE RAMEY RING
Submitter: Linda Thornburg (lthornb@zbzoom.net)
Date: 19 Feb 2002
Thornburg and Burk(e) surnames

Surnames: SAUNDERS
Submitter: Deirdre (dvmercer@earthlink.net)
Date: 21 Feb 2002
Looking for the descendants of Burwell Saunders, born around 1860-64. born in Franklin county Virginia. Married to Rhoda/Rhody Holland, also of Franklin county Virginia. Living in the township of Montgomery. Children Harry, Lizzie (Elizabeth) Thomas, Emma, last child, son, spelling is unclear, Brady? DVM

Surnames: NEFF BRYANT STRICKLAND
Submitter: Mary Strickland (marynrob@bellsouth.net)
Date: 22 Feb 2002
I am looking for any information on NEFF, BRYANT,and STRICKLAND's in the area of Kanawha and Fayette Counties. Specifically i am looking For info on Charles Neff and Elizabeth Bryant his parents were Alexander Neff (1821-1845} and her parents were John T. Bryant {1853-july 1937}and Francina Kincaid. Any info at all would be greatly appreciated. Thank you, Mary

Surnames: DEQUASIE CLAYPOOLE
Submitter: Kelly Nupp (knupp@neo.rr.com)
Date: 10 Mar 2002
Looking for the parents of David Dequasie who married Lucinda Clapole/Clapoole Feb 12, 1852, Fayette County. A David Dequasie,age 16, is listed with parents Thomas and Eleanor in the 1850 Fayette County census and I would like to know if this is the same David who was married in 1852. He probably died in Fayette County before 1863 when his wife and children moved to Braxton Co.

Surnames: BELL KNIGHT
Submitter: Maynar Bradshaw. Jr. (rr3292@dragonbbs.com)
Date: 13 Mar 2002
Looking for information on the grand mother and grand father also information on the gg mother and gg father {on both sides of family) of FRANCES MARIE BELL. (my wife). FRANCES was born Dec.16,1924 to JIM and HELEN BELL ( maiden name KNIGHT} in Westerly,Fayette Co. WV. JIM was a coal miner, JIM was born in TENN. HELEN was born in VA. I don`t know where the were married at.JIM, HELEN and FRANCES are burried in Witcher Cementery in Witcher Creek,WV.JIM and HELEN had seven children, all are deseased except one daughter living somewhere in PA. I would greatly appericate any information such as maiden names, and anything that would help with searching our ancestors and our family tree. Thank`s again

Surnames: COLEMAN CARNIFAX
Submitter: Anita McClung (avolsgirl1@aol.com)
Date: 18 Mar 2002
I am searching for any information on the Coleman family of Dempsey, Fayette County, VA (WV). My great great grandparents were John J. and Isabella Carnifax Coleman. After the Civil War, John J. purchased a large amount of land in the Dempsey/Laurel Creek area of Fayetteville. He sold off all but 10,000 acres which he and his son, John B., farmed until the death of John J. in 1870. Isabella remained on the property until her death in 1904. John J. was at one time the prosecuting attorney for Fayette and Raleigh Counties. He and Isabella had 10 children: Hallie, Sarah, Martha, Henry S., William Willis, Mary A., George B., James P., John B., and Elizabeth. Anyone who may have come across this family during their search, or perhaps you belong to this clan, please contact me with what you know. I will share what I have with you. One thing that I am interested in is the name of John J.'s parents. I have somewhat of a clue, but no concrete proof. Thank you.

Surnames: BLAKE JOHNS
Submitter: Carol (tocarol@earthlink.net)
Date: 18 Mar 2002
Trying to locate the former Lena Bell Blake dob 2/11/91 in Paint Creek.She was possibly married to a Johns. Lena was the daughter of William Preston Blake and Sarah, eldest of 3 daughters. Dorthe and Norma were sisters. Information about any family members welcome.

Surnames: VANCE SWAGGERTY
Submitter: Tracy Vance (tvance1@mindspring.com)
Date: 20 Mar 2002
I am looking for information concerning Oakley and Goldie Vance, or Brown and Nanie Swaggerty. These were my grandparents and great grandparents. I am hoping to find information particularly on the Vance side, for instance Oakleys father and mother.

Submitter: maxine (lcraftymoma@aol.com)
Date: 23 Mar 2002
looking for final resting place for Laura (laurie)Belle Mckinney died about 1956-55

Surnames: BLAKE DAVIS
Submitter: Carol (tocarol@earthlink.net)
Date: 25 Mar 2002
Trying to locate information about Lena Blake, dob 2/11/1891 who married Hess Davis in the early 1900's. Lena was the eldest daughter of William Preston Blake and had a ssister Dorothy who was also married to a Davis.

Surnames: DUNCAN BROWN
Submitter: alice long (aelong@webtv.net)
Date: 31 Mar 2002
I am looking for a death record for my grandfather elijah duncan,and for my aunt clara brown, from fayett co.i think they lived at paint creek.they died in the late 30's or 40's as well as i can remember.hope some one can help. thanks alice Long

Surnames: MYERS SCHUMAN MILLIGAN
Submitter: Gerald D. Hobson (gdhobgen@aol.com)
Date: 31 Mar 2002
Helen Elizabeth Myers died May 6, 1989 in Edmund, Fayette, WV, and had been a resident of Lookout, Fayette, WV. Looking for further information on (1) her husband's first name, and if alive, (2) her obituary. Helen was previously married to William Schuman and had lived in Cleveland, OH. Was the mother of two children. Want to learn more about her life after her divorce from Mr. Schuman. Her maiden name was Milligan.

Surnames: ROSENBAUM MUCKELS SWIFT
Submitter: Debbie Beach (debrabeach@jobe.net)
Date: 05 Apr 2002
SS application of Grover Lee ROSENBAUM, born 27 March 1895, Ansted WVA. Parents listed as Andrew ROSENBAUM and Lillian MUCKELS. Very interested in these surname families. Not connected to the Rosenbaum/Hurst line as listed on GEDCOM files online. Grover may have had a sister Lena, who was a nurse in the Charleston WVA area, died 1985. Grover and wife Grace Swift ROSENBAUM buried Prosperity Cemetery, Raleigh Co WVA. One surviving dau of Grover and Grace, several grandchildren and great grandchildren survive.

Surnames: LIPTOK ROWE QUEEN
Submitter: Warren Liptok, Jr. (warrenara@earthlink.net)
Date: 06 Apr 2002
I am researching Louie Liptok. He is buried in Fayette County, WV. He had at least 1 son, Ross, who lived on Cannelton hollow for a period of time, later to reside in Gallagher on Paint Creek. I am wondering how to get additional information regarding this matter, as well as additional information regarding West Virginia geneology. I am 4th generation West Virginian on both sides of my family(I believe), and would be willing to submit any information that may be helpful. My mother's side of the family, the Rowes and the Queens, have deep ties to the New River and Sewell Mountain. Thank you for any information.

Surnames: EVANS JEFFERSON
Submitter: Chanele Brothers (fluturas9@yahoo.com)
Date: 07 Apr 2002
I am trying to find any information on Clarence Evans or Mary Jefferson Evans. I think they are originally from Ansted, WV, but they moved to Nashville, TN, where they died in 1964. They had one daughter, named Faye. They are my grandparents, but I can't find any information on them. Mary Jefferson Evans was born in 1922.

Surnames: PORTERFIELD WOODS KRAMER
Submitter: Chris Vandall (acev@atlantic.net)
Date: 09 Apr 2002
Ike Porterfield of WV, father of Bejamin Theodore Porterfield of Beckley, WV. Trying to trace the Porterfield line. Ben Porterfiel married Mary Woods of the Kramer family. Thanks....Chris

Surnames: BIBB HOLCOMB COLE SKAGGS
Submitter: Micki ( Fern) Boylen (boylenjr@aol.com)
Date: 10 Apr 2002
Am looking for any info on my Grandfather John James Bibb...b. in Goshen or Gooochland, Va in 1873...later moved to Minden, W.Va and then to Sugar Creek...a few miles from Ansted, W.Va... Any info would be really grateful...

Surnames: HASTINGS
Submitter: Barbara Witwer (BBarken73@aol.com)
Date: 18 Apr 2002
Looking for John (J. M.)Hastings married to Rosa (Rose, Rosie)_______. Had son, Gilbert, in 1911 in Montgomery, Fayette Co. W.Va. Are they in 1910 & 1920 Census? Any information most helpful. Thanks!

Surnames: BRAGG
Submitter: wendy maynard (wmaynard78@aol.com)
Date: 04 May 2002
I am looking for information on the Bragg Family

Surnames: BENNETT BOWYER
Submitter: Dora Landolina (dlandolina@yahoo.com)
Date: 09 May 2002
Looking for any information on the John and Manerva Bennett family of Fayetteville, WV. John was born 1824, the son of Jacob and Nancy Bennett of Raleigh County. John first was married to Rebecca Smith, then to Manerva Bowyer. One of their daughters was my grandmother, Dora, born 1879. After the 1880 census of Fayette County, I have not been able to find the family. Did they move to another state? Any help would be appreciated.

Surnames: BROWN HAMILTON BRAGG
Submitter: brenda hamilton (PctDrm)
Date: 10 May 2002
trying to find out about grandmother Loulella Brown Hamilton Bragg married Samuel Hamilton and then Ray or Roy Bragg She was borned in Relies Kentucky (Morgan County) on 2-23-1902 Died May 1945 in Fayette County W.Va.

Surnames: MCDANIELS
Submitter: ruth spence (ruthspence@discoverfinancial.com)
Date: 16 May 2002
Obituary

Surnames: KING NEFF CARLIN RANDOLPH
Submitter: Susan Sizemore (SuSizemore)
Date: 19 May 2002
I am looking for information on the parents of George Franklin King and Myrtle Carlin. Frank was born in Fayette Co 20 March 1893. He married Myrtle Carlin who was born 28 May 1899 in Fayette Co. Frank's parents were: Uriah Raymond King - born at Gauley Bridge, WV and Martha or Louvernia Randolph from Gauley Bridge, WV. Myrtle's parents were: William Robert Carlin born in Mason Co WV 25 Oct 1859 and Nanna Neff born Greenbriar Co. WV - 10 Sept 1871. Susan

Surnames: KINCAID ADKINS
Submitter: Toney Kincaid (tekincaid@lexcominc.net)
Date: 21 May 2002
URL: http://www.geocities.com/kincaids_genealogy/
I am searching for information on my great grandfather William ( M) Kincaid and Susan Adkins. They were married in Fayette County on November 23, 1865. He was 50 and she was 19 at that date William had ben married once previously. They were both born in Fayette County

Submitter: Sheila Hedrick (mscitron@academicplanet.com)
Date: 29 May 2002
Does anyone know where Marvel Cemetery is located? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Sheila Hedrick

Surnames: UNDERWOOD TAYLOR NAILOR NAYLOR
Submitter: Delia Underwood (dmu52298@hotmail.com)
Date: 31 May 2002
Hello, I'm looking for info on andrew underwood who married a minnie helen waters or walters, also i'm looking for info on a samuel or samual taylor who married a naylor or nailor, do not know the first name of naylor or nalilor. thank you delia

Surnames: COLE HELM
Submitter: Barbara Kholer (back@chartertn.net)
Date: 10 Jun 2002
Looking for information on gggrandparents. Pierce I. Cole and Pearl E Helm Cole. They lived in Ramsey.

Surnames: HAINES/HAYNES
Submitter: tanya mai (tanya.mai2@verizon.net)
Date: 02 Jun 2002
Can someone give me an idea of where I might find the records for MacDonald Cemetary? My great grandparents, W.H. Haines(Haynes) and Anna M. Haines(Haynes) are buried there, and I sent for their death records, but have been told that they can't find them. I would like to take a look at the burial records if I could. Anyone have any suggestions? I am as far as I can go with these two without those records.

Surnames: FLEMING MCPEEK MOORE
Submitter: Joyce (joycew@bellatlantic.net)
Date: 05 Jun 2002
I am in need of an obituary for this man: BUTLER FLEMING 21 Oct 1915, 26 Sep 1997 25040 (Charlton Heights, Fayette, WV) SSN issued in Kentucky I would very much appreciate anyone who might be able to send me a copy of it, or any information on his family. Researching his mother, Sarah McPeek's ancestry back to Isaac Moore, who was Butler's g-g-grandfather.

Surnames: BURR HAINES MCAVOY
Submitter: tanya mai (tanya.mai2@verizon.net)
Date: 25 Jun 2002
I am looking for information on Viola Evelyn Burr McAvoy, divorced from James McAvoy. She was born in 1919 to Ezra Burr and Minnie (Haines) Burr, married to James McAvoy, and had at least one child that was named Vickie and went by the nickname of Bylo. Any help here would be appreciated!

Surnames: MCVEY
Submitter: CURTIS MCVEY (cmcvey1@msn.com)
Date: 25 Jun 2002
Looking for any information on Otis Joseph McVey, b.1881 d. 1929. was married to Verna Alice Calvert

Surnames: HURT
Submitter: Anita Williams (awpaxwv@aol.com)
Date: 26 Jun 2002
Looking for information on Jubel Hurt, married to Minnie Evans Humphrey late 1920's.

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