Surnames: PENNINGTON SWANIGAN
Submitter: Rosalie Graham (SRGraham2@aol.com)
Date: 01 Jul 2002
Searching for information for my grandfather, EVERETT GREEN PENNINGTON
who migrated from KY to Fayette Co. WV in early 1900.
Submitter: Michelle Foster (email@example.com)
Date: 03 Jul 2002
I am searching for information on John Burgess from the Fayetteville
area. I believe he is deceased. He was once married to Beulah E.
Creger in the mid to late 1930's, one daughter, Nova Gaye, who is
Submitter: bonnie suttle (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 06 Jul 2002
looking for the family of Arthur Suttle listed on the 1920 census
had children would like to find any info on this family. he is my
great uncle trying to locate any family member that may be living.
Surnames: PERRY WILLIAMS
Submitter: Kim (email@example.com)
Date: 14 Jul 2002
Looking for info on my great grandparents families. James Samuel
Perry married Irene Williams (1885-1947). I believe James' parents
were John R. Perry and Emiline or Emily Perry. Irene's parents were
John and Nancy Williams. Any info on either of these families would
be appreicated. I am having a hard time finding info on my Perry
side my grandfather passed away in 1958 at only 42 yrs. old. His
name was James Orville (Pete) Perry.
Surnames: VANCE FEAZELL
Submitter: Nancy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 29 Jul 2002
I'm trying to find anyone who can help me locate my Great Grandfathers
final resting place. Andrew (Andy) Jackson Vance married a Louise
Feazell, sometime between Nov. 1926 and Jan. 1927. Within that short
period of time, he passed and I'm told that he is buried in Cirtsville,
WV. If anyone can help me find him, it would deeply appreciated.
Thank You, Nancy
Submitter: Vickie Aliff (email@example.com)
Date: 30 Jul 2002
I am looking for anyone who is researching the family Harmon Smith
b. 1829 d. 1902. He was the son of Jacob Smith and Jane Kincaid.
He had 24 children. I have information on several of the children,
but would like to have the names, birthdates, marriages, children,
etc. of all of the children. Harmon is buried at the Smith Cemetery
on Backus Mountain. Any information would be appreciated.
Submitter: Jim Newton (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 02 Aug 2002
Searching for my Biological Mother. Searching for any information
on Virginia Mae CLOWER. I believe she was raised in the Fayetteville,
W. VA. area, Born about 1922. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Surnames: THOMAS UTTERBACK
Submitter: Evelyn Utterback Drake (email@example.com)
Date: 09 Aug 2002
Thomas - Utterback Looking for information regarding these two families
during late l800's. Dr.Hiram P. Thomas and Elias F. Utterback
Surnames: BUREK PASKO MANLEY
Submitter: Kathy Short (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 10 Aug 2002
Hi, I'm looking for information on the land/farm that used to belong
to my ggrandparents, Frank and Anna BUREK. They also had a little
corner grocery store - early 1900's. I believe it was in Glen Jean
- or nearby. I believe Frank also worked as a miner - any records
with the names of miners exist? Their children's names were: Stephanie/Ethel.
MArie, Frances, Albert, Helen, William, Justine, and Frank. Thank
Surnames: WARDEN BAILEY
Submitter: Thomas Warden (email@example.com)
Date: 11 Aug 2002
Searching for information on Thomas Warden (1801-1881), in Logan/Fayette/Raleigh;
Cranberry, Whitestick Creek, Mt. Hope area, 1832-1881. Also John
B. Bailey, b.1790, Sparriel Bailey, b. 1813, Dry Hill/Bradley area.
Surnames: HAMILTON BROWN BRAGG
Submitter: Brenda (PctDrm@aol.com)
Date: 12 Aug 2002
Trying to find out about grandparents Samuel Hamilton 1897-1932
Loulella Brown Hamilton Bragg 1902-1945 Thank You PctDrm@aol.com
Surnames: WARDEN SMITH
Submitter: Tom Warden (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 15 Aug 2002
Searching info on John W. Warden (1868-1946), Clyde Warden (1895-1941),
Sarah J. "Sallie" Warden Smith (1849-1921), residence Mt. Hope vicinity.
Submitter: Ronald Goldie (email@example.com)
Date: 24 Aug 2002
John Fred Goldie, born July 26, 2000, in fayetteville, looking for
any birth records, mother's name was Maggie Goldie
Surnames: JAMES GOLDEN HANES
Submitter: James (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 01 Sep 2002
Searching for information on Jesse and Sarah JAMES family, childrens
names are Mertie and Bertie (TWINS) Della, Erma and Lula.They were
born in the Cannelton, Boomer and Jodie area . Mertie and Bertie
were born June 1887, Mertie married a GOLDEN first,after his death
she married a HANES.Bertie married a EVANS. Don't know much about
the others. Anyone with information on this family would be deeply
Submitter: cindy craft (datagrl21@aolcom)
Date: 02 Sep 2002
i'm looking for anyone related to any craft's in fayette or raleigh
county. possibly mt hope, rainelle, or rupert.
Submitter: Tracey Quattlebaum (email@example.com)
Date: 05 Sep 2002
Searching for information on Ben Evans from Oak Hill in Fayette
County. Lived to be over 100 years old. Need information on his
parents for family history. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Surnames: HOLLIDAY FINK GRIFFITHS
Submitter: Patty Strawmyer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 07 Sep 2002
Looking for information on Samuel Holliday, his wife Edith Fink
Holliday and their daughter Imogene L. Holliday Griffiths.
Surnames: REED CORDELL PARISH
Submitter: Daniel Reed (DJR17508@juno.com)
Date: 07 Sep 2002
I am searching descendents of Samuel B. Reed (1827-1920)and Rebecca
Cordell/Margaret Parish. Samuel lived in the county from 1880 until
his death. Father of about 9 children. Some married in county: Rachel
m. William Burton in 1892, Rebecca m. Harvey Fortner in 1902. Please
contact me at DJR17508@juno.com Thank you.
Surnames: STINNETT TYLER PAINTER
Submitter: Jean Thompson (LadyJean@adelphia.net)
Date: 07 Sep 2002
Looking for any information on these surnames in Fayette County
since mid 1800's: James Stinnett & Salina Painter, Frank August
Hummel & Anna Agnes O'Brien, Lewis stinnett & Ada Tyler (buried
in IOOF Cemetary, Oak Hill). Particularly looking for info about
when James and Salina died and where they are buried. Also interested
in a John H. B. Woodson, who in 1880 had taken in my eight-year
old grandfather, Lewis E. Stinnett.
Submitter: Tony Bobbitt (email@example.com)
Date: 16 Sep 2002
Looking for information on the death of George Bobbitt who was killed
in Montgomery in 1907. What newspaper would have had the obituary?
Where could the death record be found? His body was sent back to
KY for burial. Would there be somekind of documentation on that?
Thanks, Tony Bobbitt
Submitter: Harold E. Morris (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 25 Sep 2002
Nancy Katherine Plumley - I'm trying to find the date of birth and
death of this Fayette County resident. She married a Goddard, had
5 children and died at a relatively young age.
Submitter: Cecilia Boles (email@example.com)
Date: 29 Sep 2002
Searching for information on JESSE BENNETT, from Fayette County.
Served in 22nd Infantry Reg in CSA. Any information on Jesse or
his family will be appreciated.
Surnames: WEBB SHEARER STROUD
Submitter: Jeanne Webb Gadd (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 29 Sep 2002
WEBB/SHEARER/STROUD...I am searching for information on W. D. Stroud,
and marriage of Theodore Shearer to Sarah E. Stroud. Also any info
on the Webb family, James, Job, Houghton, Frank, George, Virge.
Submitter: Brenda Ralph (email@example.com)
Date: 01 Oct 2002
I am looking for a Mr. Hernandez, unsure of first name. Would have
been married to a Eula Graham some time in the early 30's. Had one
daughter born at Coal Valley Hospital on 3-23-1934 located in Montgomery,
Surnames: LAWRENCE LAWRIN STEPHENSON
Submitter: gus lawrence (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 01 Oct 2002
father coal miner and entered us army from fayette wva looking for
any information i can get on him and my mother.
Surnames: NEAL FERRELL
Submitter: Melanie White (email@example.com)
Date: 05 Oct 2002
One of my ancestors was John H. Neal Jr, born in 1833. His brother
was Fountain Neal. His daughter was Orena Kathryn Neal Crawford
Wood, b. 03/12/1863, d.07/13/1938, buried in Westlake Cemetery in
Anstead. My great grandfather was Leonard Erwin Ferrell, Sr. b 03/11/1882,
d.03/18/1942, also buried in Westlake. Any help with either of these
families would really be appreciated.
Surnames: SETTLE JAMES HUNLEY
Submitter: Michele Settle (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 06 Oct 2002
I am looking for info on Troy Settle (my fraternal grandfather)
and Samuel James & Josephine Hunley (Hundley?) (maternal great-grandmother
and great-grandfather). Any info greatly appreciated. Email: email@example.com.
Surnames: RHODES SETTLE
Submitter: George Phelps (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 08 Oct 2002
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: LILLY DILLION COUCH
Submitter: Nicole Hillis (email@example.com)
Date: 09 Oct 2002
I am looking for information about the living relatives of F.H.
Bacon and A.A. Lilly, also W. L. Lee, C.W. Dillon, and C.S. Couch.
I am doing research with regaurds to the Hawk's Nest incident.
Surnames: MARTIN JONES MORRIS
TICE ENSMINGER KESSINGER HUNTER MILLER SKAGGS
Submitter: Herbert Victor Skaggs (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 14 Oct 2002
Looking for geneological info on Ada Blanche Martin (b.1900, m.
Harold Victor Skaggs); John Jones (b. 1755, m. Frances Morris);
Frances Morris (b.?, m. John Jones); Nancy Tice (b. 1802, m. Thomas
Jones); Johann Philip Ensminger (m. Catherine Mgt. Kessinger); William
Hunter, father of James Hunter (b. 1772, m. Mary Elizabeth Ensminger);
Charles Skaggs, father of James Skaggs (b. 1780, m. Elizabeth Miller);
Mary Potter Miller (b.1827-31 in NY, m. Hiram Skaggs). Appreciate
Surnames: HUGHES THOMPSON
Submitter: John Thompson (email@example.com)
Date: 15 Oct 2002
Has anyone come across the name of William Hughes? Wife named Rachel.
Daughter Melva born in Bentre, Fayette Co. If you have any information
please get in touch.
Surnames: ADKINS SNODGRASS
Submitter: CASSONDRA (SCOOT@WCGNET.NET)
Date: 16 Oct 2002
I am looking for Adkins, preferbly Harrison Adkins. If anyone has
the 1860 census there are 2 listed in the census. One on page 426
and one on page 419. Could someone please look this up for me, and
give me an idea if this is the one I'm looking for. I'm also looking
for information on a Whitten Adkins married to either a Caroline
Adkins or a Snodgrass. Anyone w/ information please contact me.
Submitter: Carole Farley Eklund (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 16 Oct 2002
I am trying to find any information regarding the death of my grandmother's
brother, Bill Cuckler, in Fayette County. I have no specific date,
only that it was probably during the 1950s-1960s. Is it possible
that someone might be familiar with any Cucklers from Fayette County?
Thank you, Carole
Surnames: GIBSON MCKINNEY
Submitter: Mildred Wygant (Mildred826@aol.com)
Date: 19 Oct 2002
Just wondering if anyone knows of a Clifford Gibson who lived in
Kincaid or Page area in the late 1930's. He married my mother, Ruth
McKinney and they had a daughter. They were divorced and to my knowledge
never were in touch again. The daughter, Shelby, passed away a few
years back and thought if he were still living he might like to
Surnames: MARTIN TERRY
Submitter: Janet (Martin)
Date: 20 Oct 2002
Looking for someone working on the Job Martin and Dicy Terry line
of Fayette Co., WV. Married Dec 31 1831 Fayette Co., WV md 2nd Mary
Terry Aug 25 1841 Fayette Co., WV. Who are these girls parents?
Submitter: Meg Fuller (email@example.com)
Date: 20 Oct 2002
Looking for Carolyn Anderson Clark formerly of e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
to share/compare information on Samuel Anderson listed in her query
of 12/99. Please contact me at the above e-mail. Meg FUller
Submitter: John Dorsey (Ktheodorsey@aol.com)
Date: 22 Oct 2002
Information on the Dorsey's from Mt. Nebo in Nicholas County,WV.
Surnames: JONES SHAFER
Submitter: Charles Thompson (Charlesthompson193@msn.net)
Date: 23 Oct 2002
I am searching for information on Charles Robert Jones and Nellie
Shafer Jones. They were married in 1947 in Greenbrier County, but
they lived in Fayette. I would like any information lon children,
Submitter: Pam Snyder (email@example.com)
Date: 23 Oct 2002
Looking for Henry Snyder who lived in Crickmer WV in 1887-1888.
Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Submitter: Cindy Howe (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 28 Oct 2002
I am looking for any information for my maternal great grandmother.
Her name was Mary Francis Hensley married to Andrew (Andy) Hall
from Eagle, West Virginia proximity. She was born in approx 1910
and died approx 1937 and is buried on the hill close to Powellton,
WV. We believe she had Indian heritage and are trying to find out
as much about her family as we can.
Submitter: JOYCE MIRANDA KRALIK (email@example.com)
Date: 30 Oct 2002
I AM LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON COAL MINE DEATHS AND ACCIDENTS IN
THE FAYETTEVILLE AREA. THANK YOU,JOYCE
Submitter: Deirdre (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 08 Nov 2002
Looking for the descendants of Burwell Saunders of Fayette county,
district of Kanawha or Montgomery.
Surnames: HARRAH KEENAN SHEARER
Submitter: Mary Elizabeth Harrah (BHC1001@aol.com)
Date: 09 Nov 2002
I am looking to locate who the ascendants are to my paternal grandfather,
EARL FOREST HARRAH, B. 1886, D. Unk. He was married to ETHEL MAE
KEENAN, b. 08/19/1898, d. 07/11/1977. Together they had twin sons,
RALIEGH BURL HARRAH and ROBERT EARL HARRAH, another son RUSSELL
HARRAH, and one daughter, MARY HARRAH (SHEARER). Thank you.
Submitter: Ritch Smith (email@example.com)
Date: 13 Nov 2002
Alaska, WV death May 2, 1911. Seeking information on Robert Ritchie.
Gravestone says died in Alaska, West Virginia on May 2, 1911. May
have been railroad related accident. Any information or sources
Surnames: TERRY MARTIN
Submitter: Janet Martin
Date: 18 Nov 2002
Looking for anyone working on the Terry family in Fayette Co., WV.
Dicy Terry md Job Martin Dec 1831 in Fayette Co., WV. Looking for her parents. She may be related to some of the other Terry that settled around Horseshoe, Mill Creek areas of Anstead.
Surnames: JOHNSON HINKLE STEAGALL CRUMB ELLIOTT GARTON GARTEN
Submitter: Cora Sue Crum-Barret
Date: 19 Nov 2002
Info on: Fleming Thomas Crum/b m. Susan Virginia Johnson. Carlisle area. Lindsay Johnson m. Sarah Hinkle. James Crum m. Cynthia Steagall. All of these were born in Va. Also Elliot/t and Garton/ten in Fayette & Kanawha Counties. Yrs. 1835 to 1970
Submitter: Lynn H. Karlet
Date: 21 Nov 2002
My late father was born in Scarboro, WV on 2/23/1913 and I wondered if there are any county records or anyone's personal knowledge that may shed some light on my paternal ancestors' ties to Fayette County.
Surnames: RAMSEY KEFFER WALTERS
Submitter: Virginia Hayslett
Date: 21 Nov 2002
Info on James William Ramsey. Born 1859. Married several times--to Elizabeth White, Annie Bails, Lulabelle Ennis; also had a child to Eastrum Virginia Walters Keffer (Keiffer), namely: Thursa Jane Ramsey. Eastrum was my grandmother, mother of Sarah Ann Keffer (Moses) who was half-sister of Thursa. James was Sarah's stepfather. Any info on James Ramsey, death, where buried, etc.? Also, info on E. Virginia Keffer--may be buried in Flannagan Cemetery, Winona.
Surnames: NEAL DORSEY
Submitter: charles neal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 22 Nov 2002
Looking for data on Henry Neal. Born kilsyth. Married Emma Dorsey
Surnames: PASSATORE COPRA PASTO
Submitter: Judy Bolyard
Date: 24 Nov 2002
I'm trying to find informaion about
Joseph Passatore and his wife Rose
Copra. Birth Death Where the are buried.
Submitter: Ronald Elliott
Date: 26 Nov 2002
Researching family of THOMAS C.ELLIOTT. He was born 1839 in Fayette Co., (West) Virginia. He married SIDNEY ELIZABETH WHALEN December 28, 1868 in Fayette Co., WV, daughter of CORNELIUS WHALON and NANCY HILL. She was born October 03, 1840 in Cannelton, Fayette Co., (West) Virginia, and died February 25, 1888 in Fayette Co., WV. He later married ANNIE TATUM December 06, 1899 in Fayette Co., WV, daughter of JOHN & Esther TATUM and She was born 1865 in Fayette Co., WV.
Thomas and Sidney had the following children: THOMAS HERBERT ELLIOTT, b. March 03, 1870, Fayette Co., WV; d. 1950. NANNIE MAY ELLIOTT, b. June 16, 1873, Fayette Co., WV; d. August 28, 1949, Bay City, Bay Co., MI. JESSIE L. ELLIOTT, b. March 13, 1874, Fayette Co., WV. ALVIN LUTHER ELLIOTT, b. April 09, 1876; d. August 08, 1943. SIDNEY HUBERT ELLIOTT, SR., b. October 03, 1879, Cannelton, Fayette Co., WV and RUBY CELIA ELLIOTT, b. April 06, 1882, Cannelton, Fayette Co., WV; d. February 14, 1918, Fayette Co., WV.
Submitter: theresa robinson
Date: 26 Nov 2002
I am looking for a Birth certificate for William Thomas Robinson 11dec1886, James Patrick Robinson 18mar1885. If someone could look these up for me I would appreciate it. Any info would help in this missing link in family line. Thank you.
Surnames: MCMILLION MCMILLEN MCMILLIAN
Submitter: Mike McMillion
Date: 27 Nov 2002
Hi folks, just a line to wish everyone a Happy Holliday season, and a reminder that I am looking for information on the parents of Richard and Jeremiah "Jerry" McMillion who raised families on Loup Creek. Their mother was named Matilda.Any help would be appreciated.Oh,I think sometimes the name was mispelled,as McMillen,McMillian and so on.
Surnames: KESLER PRICE
Submitter: andy price
Date: 28 Nov 2002
Searching for Andrew SPURGEON kESLER AND HIS DECENDENTS.
Surnames: LYNCH HOWARD MARTIN FRAME
Submitter: Bruce Lynch
Date: 30 Nov 2002
I am looking for any information on GEORGE DANIEL LYNCH.Born 1862? He married ELIZA LYDIA JANE HOWARD 12-6-1888 Fayette co.They had 2 childern that I know ARVIL ROY [my grandfather]
born 1896. Georgia Ann born 9-13-1903.I think there was 2 other childern Homer and Orville E.
George had a farm on Sewell Mountain.
George died 12-25-1932
Thank you for any help.
Surnames: PANCO PANKO MCKINNEY
Submitter: Keith Panco
Date: 30 Nov 2002
I would appreciate any information on my father's side of the family. His name was Charles Harley Panco. Born Jan 1, 1919, d Mar 31, 1976. Father was Max Panco (Panko?) Married Joyce Ethel McKinney in Fayette County in 1957. I have no info earlier than my grandfather's name (Max). Thanks to anyone who can help.
Surnames: MYSTERY FIRE THAT KILLED CHILDREN OF FAMILY
Submitter: Edward D. Garten
Date: 01 Dec 2002
Would like to secure the family name of children who were lost in a tragic and mysterious house fire somewhere in Fayette County, West Virginia, sometime in the 1950s. For many years there was a billboard on the side of a road leading into either Mt. Hope or Fayetteville that featured information about this tragic fire, photos encased behind plastic of the children lost in the fire, and a desperate plea for information about the origin of the fire. Would anyone on this list recall details of that fire and especially the name of the family as well as whether members of the family are still living in the Fayette or Raleigh county areas? Thank you.
Surnames: RATLIFF WILLIAMS
Submitter: Jo Ann Kantor
Date: 01 Dec 2002
Looking for info on mother of Lucinda florence ratliff(name by marriage). she was also a kincaid by marriage. lucinda lived in bellwood, WV in the early 50's I ws told she was a williams by birth. not sure
Surnames: SUTPHIN EDWARDS
Submitter: Mary A. Sutphin
Date: 02 Dec 2002
Seeking information on Rufus SUTPHIN. Listed in 1920 Fayette County Census, age 58. Rufus told his daughter he was from Floyd Co. VA. area. His family listed in census;
Ida 34, wife, Ira 23, son, Janie?? T. 17, dau, Clara M. 12, dau. Francis L. 8, dau. Madeline 5, dau.. Also listed in the household is Georgie EDWARDS, stepdaughter.
Can anyone help with this family?
Years ago I talked to a daughter in Fayette area, I do not remember her name, she said her father had a sister in New Mexico. She did not give me a name.
Thanks for any help,
Mary A. Sutphin
Submitter: William Backus
Date: 08 Dec 2002
Would like any information concerning the Backus surname in the county and surrounding area, and especially during the timeframe 1750-1800.
Surnames: DEAN, DEEN, DEANE
Submitter: Kathy Jones-Kristof
Date: 08 Dec 2002
I am searching for information about or relatives of John Dean, born about 1855 and died June 28, 1904 in Fayette County, WV. His wives, in order, were Mary McColister, Martha Shuck, Elizabeth Ennis, and Eliza Jarrett.
Submitter: Mark Legg
Date: 13 Dec 2002
Submitter: jack wilson
Date: 21 Dec 2002
seeking any info.jess gardiner.was policeofficer montgomery wv
Surnames: SAUNDERS HOLLAND
Date: 29 Dec 2002
Looking for information and descendants of Burwell Saunders, who lived in the Kanawha dist. He was married to Rhody/Rhoda and their children are Harry, Lizzie, Thomas, Emma, Abner, Tandy, Minnie, James Henry , Bennett, Samuel, Burley (?)
They lived on Third Avenue in 1900 census.
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