Monroe County Genealogy: 1999 Query Archive - July to December

Surnames: CRAYCRAFT ATKINSON BOWELL
Submitter: Dan Craycraft (danteonline@msn.com)
Date: 02 Jul 1999
I am searching Monroe county for all spellings of the surname Craycaft : Cracroft, Cracraft, Crecroft, Crecraft, Creacraft,Craycroft, Craycraft other related surnames: Bowell, Atkinson

Surnames: FRANCIS SCOTT
Submitter: miriam francis (mimfk@aol.com )
Date: 07 Jul 1999
looking for lester francis, and mary e. scott born 1874 in monroe co. mary's parents possibly john david scott, born 1854 and ardelia n. bush from va. any info at all is appreciated. thanks

Surnames: DALTON ROBERTSON DOLTON ROBINSON
Submitter: Pam Dalton (mdalton47@aol.com )
Date: 11 Jul 1999
Searching for Bradley DALTON/DOLTON and Dolly (Dorraty) ROBINSON/ROBERTSON who lived in Greenbrier County late 1790's and then Monroe County by 1799. Bradley and Dorraty sold 35 acres on Indian Creek June 26, 1798 to Phillip Wykle. It was part of a survey for David Scarbrough. Also listed in Deed Book A pp, 224-225 Monroe Co WVa. I'm also interested in William Robinson who lived in the same area and possibly same land on Indian Creek. Thanks for helping.

Surnames: BOGGS
Submitter: Charles Boggs (cboggs@info-link.net )
Date: 16 Jul 1999
Trying to determine the father of John G. Boggs (middle name possibly Jefferson) born in Monroe Co. about 1811. 1820 census records indicate three possibilities: Thomas, Seath and Enoch Bogges all had male children the appropriate age. Does anyone have this info or could you tell me where I could get it?

Surnames: DIDDLE
Submitter: Jim Oiler (joiler@zoomnet.net )
Date: 16 Jul 1999
Looking for record of Benjamin Franklin Diddle who was to have been born in Monroe County March 3, 1813 or 1814. This family came from Augusta County. I need to establish Benjamin's father. Any help would greatly be appreciated.

Surnames: WALKER BURDETTE
Submitter: Sandra Griffith (sandrag627@aol.com)
Date: 17 Jul 1999
Looking for parents of John BURDETT b 1805, and Jane WALKER b 1809, married in Monroe, 1828, lived in Kanawha by 1850, thanks Sandy in Fla

Surnames: JOHNSTON MEADOWS
Submitter: Arley Meadows (ameadows@dol.net )
Date: 18 Jul 1999
Looking for any information on Nancy B. Johnston who shows up in the 1850 Monroe County census in the household of Reuben (age 65) and Ruthy (?) Johnston. She is listed as 6 months old; there is also an Elizabeth, age 28, in the household - I believe Elizabeth is the mother of Nancy B. Johnston. Reuben is listed as being from North Carolina. There is also a Richard, Caroline, Bissey A., and Sarah A. listed in the household. I am trying to determine if this Nancy is the one who married Nathaniel R. Meadows in Summers County, WV, in 1874. PLEASE HELP!! I have been hitting a wall trying to find information on this lady.

Surnames: MEADOWS GARTEN FISHER
Submitter: Arley Meadows (ameadows@dol.net )
Date: 18 Jul 1999
Looking for the burial site of Madison C. Meadows (born about 1834) and his wife Mary Ann Garten Meadows (born about 1835); they died sometime after 1870. Also searching for the burial site of the parents of Madison, Nathan Meadows (c.1812 - 1876) and Cynthia Fisher Meadows (c. 1813 - ????). They are not listed in the Monroe or Summers County Cemetery books. Does anyone have any idea where they may be? Nathan was a son of Francis Meadows, the Revolutionary War soldier, and his wife Frances Bush Meadows

Surnames: HALL
Submitter: Keith A. Hall (hallka@aol.com )
Date: 20 Jul 1999
Searching for parents/siblings/ancestor of Reuben HALL [1809-1866]married 1830 to Jane LONG [1813-1875] in Union, Monroe Co., WV. Brother Archibald HALL witnessed marriage permission document. Possibly two other brothers: Elijah and Jacob. [Jane LONG was d/o Brumfield Long and Letitia Roach. Letitia signed the permission document so assume Brumfield was dead.] Any information on this HALL "brick wall" greatly appreciated. Thank you. Keith A. Hall Roanoke, VA

Surnames: RICHMOND BRAGG
Submitter: Teddy Lacy (tlacy@citynet.net )
Date: 20 Jul 1999
I am researching information of Herman Richmond. Herman was born January 3, 1892 and died august 7 1973. He married Ethel Bragg, who was born April 20, 1892. Ethel bragg was from Monroe County and lI would like to find some info. on her and her family. My primary search is for Herman, his dad Moses and Herman's son Carl. I would appreciate any help that you could give me.

Surnames: WOOD BURNSIDE WOODRUM
Submitter: Sheila Jennison (rd1253@webtv.net )
Date: 20 Jul 1999
I am seeking info on John H. Wood. He was born about 1839 in possibly Monroe Co. and he married Rhoda E. Burnside ( daughter of George Alexander, Sr. and Juliana Woodrum Burnside ) about 1860-4. John and Rhoda had three children born possibly in Monroe Co.: Virginia,b. abt. 1864, Issac, b. abt. 1866 and Robert, b. abt. 1868. John is possibly the John Wood, age 11 that is listed in the household of Robert and Frances Wood in the 1850 Monroe census. If anyone has info on John H. Wood and/or Robert and Frances ____? Wood and their children. Please contact me! ANY info is appreciated.

Surnames: CAMPBELL
Submitter: Bill Campbell (WLCweed@AOL.com )
Date: 21 Jul 1999
Samuel Campbell Sr.d.1814, Monroe Co. Virginia Looking for parents of Samuel Sr. & Margaret Campbell. Best info. from Morton's History of Monroe. Samuel is found in 1782 Greenbrier census, 1799 Monroe census, then Margaret in 1810 Monroe census, but not Samuel, although he didn't die until 1814. Land records show Samuel on Telties Run, later Indian Creek. Is Telties & Indian the same river? IF not where's Telties. Where was Samuel in 1810? Campbell's have live on Indian for over 100 years thereafter. Have most of his descendents. I'm at a brick wall,any help would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: MEREDITH MERIDETH
Submitter: Don Meredith (jdmeredith@nwcc.cc.ms.us)
Date: 24 Jul 1999
Searching for information about Frederick and Saml. Meredith, also Bradley Merideth, found in the 1799 Monroe County, Virginia Personal Property Tax List. Is Bradley the same person found in the 1782 Montgomery County and 1796 Greenbrier County Tax Lists? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Don Meredith, P. O. Box 5374, Senatobia, MS 38668

Surnames: SARVER REYNOLDS
Submitter: Izetta Martin (lynnfolsom@hotmail.com)
Date: 25 Jul 1999
SARVER, Texie Florence born 17 Sept., 1880 in Waitville, Monroe Co., WVA. Married James Edward REYNOLDS. Need marriage date, parents, brothers and sisters information. Any help will be deeply appreciated. Thank-you. Izetta.

Surnames:
REYNOLDS
Submitter: Izetta Martin (lynnfolsom@hotmail.com)
Date: 25 Jul 1999
REYNOLDS, James Edward born 11 Nov. 1872 in Waitville, Monroe Co., WVA. I'm looking for information on his parents and brothers and sisters. Any information will be deeply appreciated.

Surnames:
BROWN BARRETT
Submitter: Edward Barrett (ebarrett@siscom.net)
Date: 26 Jul 1999
Am trying to find relatives/info of a Colonel Samuel Brown, farmer and stock dealer, living in Monroe Co VA in 1750. While on a trip to Baltimore MD in that year, he befriended a young Irish boy (about 10 or 11 yrs) named Edward Barrett who had been stranded in Baltimore while enroute to the West Indies to live with an uncle. Any help is appreciated.

Surnames: SWOPE MILLER SULLIVAN RAINEY
Submitter: Teresa Rigney (TERESAR2@prodigy.net)
Date: 02 Aug 1999
I would like any information on Joesph Swope and Margaret Miller married ca.1806 also Margaret Sullivan and Jacob Miller married ca. 1775 and Timothy Sullivan and Catherine Rainey married ca. 1750 , all in Monroe Co. Thanks for any help.

Surnames: SALMONS MARCUM COPLEY SLADE
Submitter: Beth Bryant (bryant2@cplx.com)
Date: 07 Aug 1999
I am looking for any information on the Salmons family.Roland and Nancy (Marcum) Salmons owned a small grocery store in Greenville.I am not sure of the years.If anyone remembers this store,please email me.Thank You. Beth Salmons Bryant

Surnames: MANN JOHNSON
Submitter: Cindy Musgrove (cindy_musgrove@yahoo.com)
Date: 09 Aug 1999
Looking for information on John C. Mann b. Feb-1836 in Rockingham Co., VA who served in the Civil War in the 14th VA Calvary, Companies I and C. He married Sarah 'Sallie' Johnson b. March-1844 in VA. According to military records, his brother served in the same Calvary unit with him. His name was Charles H. Mann. I am trying to identify John and Charles' parents. Any help is appreciated.

Surnames: BRAGG CALES DICK DIXON LIVELY MEADOWS MORRIS RHEA SIMPSON
Submitter: James Dick (JDD9@webtv.net )
Date: 10 Aug 1999
I am related to the following families in the Monroe/Summers/Greenbrier Co. areas: Bragg,Cales,Dick,Dixon,Fox,Garten,Jerrell,Lively,Meadows,Miller,Morris,Rhea, and Simpson. I am also related to the Booton and Spurlock familes(which are not from that area). I'm trying to find out if the David Dick Family which settled the Indian Ck./Little Wolf Ck. area of Monroe(1787to1810),was the same David Dick who was settled in Rockbridge Co. VA in 1773-1783 in the area of Calfpasture River along with a Abraham Dick. Who are the parents of David and Abe? Where did David Jr. and his wife Nancy Dixon migrate to in Kanawha Co. in the early 1800's(possibly 1810 or there after). Was this Dick Family any relation to the Charles Dick who operated the Fredricksburg Gun Factory during the Revolutionary War? If anybody can help me find the missing puzzle pieces, please contact me at JDD9@webtv.net Thanks, Jim Dick

Surnames: MANN GREENLEE
Submitter: Terry Mann (mannt@psns.navy.mil)
Date: 12 Aug 1999
I am searching for information on the parents of Asahel MANN and Elisabeth GREENLEE. The information I have shows Asahel was born on 17 May 1802 in Monroe County, (West) Virginia. He married Elisabeth on 1 Dec 1825, also in Monroe County. Elisabeth was born 12 Jul 1803 in Monroe County. They relocated to Indiana and finally to Iowa. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: MANN
Submitter: Jerry Martin (Lorimar@inetone.net)
Date: 15 Aug 1999
Seeking information on my great grandfather, Albert Mann. He had a daughter named Eska Blondell who was born in Alderson in 1905. I believe that he died in the Ballard area. He had a brother named Frank. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: ELMORE CALLAHAN
Submitter: Mary Boswell (missmary@cfw.com)
Date: 18 Aug 1999
Seeking information on Amanda V. Elmore b. 1871-1878 Monroe County Va. (now W.Va) Resided and died in Alleghany County 1935. Daughter of James Elmore (1831) and Martha E. Crawford. Possibly married Henry Callahan.

Surnames: LONG
Submitter: Mischelle Harpster (harpster@flinet.com)
Date: 19 Aug 1999
Searching for parents/siblings/ancestor of Archibald HALL [1801]married 1825 to Mary "Polly" LONG [1813-1875] in Union, Monroe Co., WV. Brother Reuben HALL. Any info greatly appreciated. Mischelle Harpster/Fl.

Surnames: GRIFFITH JONES
Submitter: Joe Griffith (Joego@mindspring.com)
Date: 23 Aug 1999
Seeking information on the parents of my great grandfather John Griffith b. 1820 d. 1897. He and his wfe Rachel Margaret Jones b.1820 d. 1907, sold their land lying in Santa Fe, Monroe County in 1858 and moved to Hurricane Station in Putnam County. John and Rachel were both members of the Old Greenbrier Baptist Church at Alderson. Any information on John Griffith or Rachel Margaret Jones during the time they lived in Monroe County and earlier is appreciated.

Surnames: ASHFORD BREEDING HIX NUNN VANCE WILLIS
Submitter: Bonnie Williams (grannybonnie50@webtv.net)
Date: 24 Aug 1999
Researching the names: Ammiel WILLIS and Mary Polly HIX. Also John WILLIS and Rosannah Rosey VANCE. In the WVa/Va. areas of Monroe Co and Greenbrier Co. Also Isaac Ashford and Wife Margaret, maiden name unknown, in Montgomery Co. and Pulaski Co. in Virginia.Ashford married to Willis, and then Willis marrried to Breeding, who married a Nunn

Surnames: WILLEY MADDY
Submitter: Arley Meadows (ameadows@dol.net)
Date: 24 Aug 1999
Justus Willey (c1826 - c1851) was supposedly the son of Eber Willey (1797 -1870) and his first wife Rebecca Maddy. It is said that he fought in the Mexican War and died from wounds received in that war. My problem: I have not been able to find ANY actual documentation that Justus really existed. Does anyone know of any evidence (military records, church records,etc.) related to him? I would greatly appreciate any help in finding actual evidence concerning Justus' existence.

Surnames: KELLER
Submitter: Gene E. Kellar (genekellar@yahoo.com)
Date: 31 Aug 1999
I am a descendant of Conrad Keller. Looking for information that would lead me to his father, or any other descendants.

Surnames: MCCOY PILES
Submitter: Christine McLinden (CmcLinden@hotmail.com)
Date: 31 Aug 1999
I am interested in finding out the names of the parents of George W. McCoy, born in 1825 I think in Monroe County. He married Mary Baker Piles in Monroe County. My great great grandfather Jacob Piles McCoy was born in Jan.1846 in Monroe County. I hit a dead end with his father George. Thank you.

Surnames: MULLINS CHAMBERS UNDERWOOD SPANGLER BALLARD REED
Submitter: Bob (ANC1779@aol.com)
Date: 01 Sep 1999
I am seeking ancestral and family information for George Spangler (c 1797 - 1875) and his wife Sarah (1804 - 1892). Among their several children were a Patrick H. Spangler (c 1825 - 1917) and a Conrad Spangler (I think). Their grandchild, Fletcher Spangler, (c 1859 - 1896) was also my direct ancestor. I'm also seeking the same kind of information on a Col. William F. Chambers and his wife Perlexana (Ballard) Chambers, whose daughter Paulina j. Chambers, married the aforementioned Patrick H. Spangler in the late 1840s. Any information would be appreciated. If possible, please copy any responses to my e-mail address. Thanks very much, Bob

Surnames: ATKINS
Submitter: kevin atkins (kdaetown@aol.com)
Date: 07 Sep 1999
Atkins Families in Monroe County around 1900.

Surnames: HARRIS CAWLEY CAULEY
Submitter: Pete Van Duser (p.vanduser@worldnet.att.net )
Date: 09 Sep 1999
Seeking info on Celia Emaline Harris Cawley (Cauley). She was born 12/26/1841 in Patrick County, VA. Married Allen L. Cawley Feb 1, 1860. Their son, Arthur B., is my wife's grandfather. Her father was Nathaniel Harris.

Surnames: HARRISON HAYES
Submitter: Marianne Lefever Harden (meme2@sprintmail.com)
Date: 10 Sep 1999
Hi All! Looking for information about my gg grandparents and family. They were DR. WILLIAM BERTRAND HARRISON and HANNAH E. (HAYES) HARRISON. On the 1860 Monroe County census they were listed in Peterstown Dist. Their children were Maria Virginia born 1841, William Henry born 1843, Frances Winder born 1847, Russel Butler born 1849, Clarendon B. born 1851 and Sarah Rosalie born 1854. The Dr. joined the 1st West Virginia Cavalry in Feb. 1862. Hannah died some time between the years 1860 and 1864. Anyone researching this family I would love to share information with you. Happy Hunting Ya All!...........smile...... Marianne Lefever Harden in Texas

Surnames: NEAL NEEL
Submitter: Tim L. Daugherty (lyledaugh@aol.com)
Date: 10 Sep 1999
Seeking information on the family of Owen Neel, Sr. Adam Neel, my ancestor, is said to be the son of Owen. Owen came from Lancaster County, PA and settled in VA in the mid 1770's. Adam is thought to have relocated to NC. ANY information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! Tim

Surnames: CHARLTON EWING
Submitter: Mary Boswell (missmary@cfw.com)
Date: 13 Sep 1999
Hello! I am searching for information on Charlton families in Monroe County. Primarily Joseph P. Charlton b. abt. 1787..m. Jane Ewing Mar. 1807. Any and all information will be greatly appreciated. Will share what I have. Thanks! Mary

Surnames: THOMPSON
Submitter: Beth Campbell Stemple (bstemple@uconect.net)
Date: 15 Sep 1999
I'm looking for the descendants of Capt. James Thompson, born about 1705 and a commander at the Battle of King's Mountain. Was his family referred to as "FFV" First Families of Virginia? Did any of his people go into Pulaski County, Virginia or Monroe County, Virginia (West Virginia)? I hope to find his descendants in Pulaski and Monore down through the Civil War. I'm working on a biography of someone from Monroe County, and I want to verify the claim of FFV.

Surnames: BROYLES BIGGS
Submitter: Jay Puffenbarger (apuff@neumedia.net)
Date: 18 Sep 1999
I am researching the Broyles and Biggs families from Monroe Co. My Broyles line is Peter (1783-1765), Aaron (1775-1837), John (1835-Bef 1930), Lewis William (1861-1934), and Andrew Wilson (1900-1969). I have info for five generations back from Peter, but I'll start with him since he was the Broyles pioneer to Monroe Co. My Biggs line is John (1750-1827), Thomas (1798-1868), Wilson Riley (1837-Aft 1916), William Jasper (1868-1943), and Grace Ann (1903- ). I have alot of information on both of these families, but would like to have more. If you have any info on the people mentioned above or their families, please e-mail me. I will be glad to share all info I have. Thanks.

Surnames: FURGUSON ARCHER ARCHIE ARCHEY
Submitter: Billy Hill (brfhill@swbell.net)
Date: 18 Sep 1999
Searching for decendents of Josephine Furguson, or children Myrtle, Liza, or Etta Furguson Josephine was the daughter of William H. Archer (Archey, Archie) from Gap Mills, Monroe County, W. Va.. William was my Graet Grandfather. Would like any information. Thanks in advance for anyones assistance.

Surnames: PHILLIPS
Submitter: Diane Woodard (Angell_1972@yahoo.com)
Date: 22 Sep 1999
Am looking for parents, siblings, etc. on Lilburn P. Phillips, born about 1811 in Monroe Co., WV. He married an Acena (Unknown) in 1835 in this county. Had children by the names of: Samuel, Caleb, Malinda or Maranda, Preston, John, and Nancy. Caleb was born October 12, 1840 in Monroe Co. and then the family moved somewhere "near Charleston, in Kanawha Co." Thanks for any help. Diane L. Woodard, Portage, Wi.

Surnames: CHARLTON KEENEY
Submitter: Mary (missmary@cfw.com)
Date: 23 Sep 1999
STILL SEEKING INFORMATION ON JOSEPH P. CHARLTON B. MONROE COUNTY ABT. 1787.....ALSO SEEKING INFORMATION ON THOMAS CHARLTON B. 1867....FRANCES CHARLTON B. 1807....JANE CHARLTON B. 1820 LETTIS CHARLTON B. 1828.....LYDIA KEENEY CHARLTON M. JOSEPH P. CHARLTON SEPT. 4, 1850. ANY AND ALL INFORMATION WILL BE APPRECIATED...HAVE A GOOD DAY...MARY

Surnames: CHARLTON EWING MILTON
Submitter: Mary Boswell (missmary@cfw.com)
Date: 26 Sep 1999
I am seeking information on the Charlton Family from Monroe County. Joseph P. Charlton b. abt. 1787, m. Jane Ewing Mar.1807. Also his son Oliver E. Charlton b.1810, m. Mary W. Milton Dec. 16, 1854. If anyone has any Joseph Charlton, Joseph P. Charlton, Joseph E. Charlton or Joseph J. Charlton I would appreciate the information. I will share what I have.

Surnames: MCNUTT HUTCHINSON
Submitter: Jane Bonny (Jane_Bonny@Compuserve.com)
Date: 01 Oct 1999
Seeking ancestors of John and Jeannette McNutt, born early 1830's, moved to Texas 1850. Parents Robert McNutt and Rebecca Hutchinson.

Surnames: RAYBURN BURDETTE COTTLE MCGUIRE BARNETT
Submitter: Okey L. King okeyl@inetone.net
Date: 04 Oct 1999
URL: http://www/geocities.com/okeyii/
I would like to have instructions on how to reach "Old" Lebanon Cemetery. I know where "New" Lebonan Cemetery is. Thank you.

Surnames: CONWAY CONAWAY
Submitter: Ed Talbott (etalbott@mtinter.net)
Date: 05 Oct 1999
I'm the genealogist for the Sons of Confederate Veterans camp #1863 here in Grundy, Buchanan Co., Virginia. A cemetery was recently moved here in the county and a fieldstone with the name of John Conaway was located. The dates indicate Civil War service. We would like to verify that this is the J. Conway that served in Thurmond's Partisan Rangers in West Virginia. We would like to make sure he gets a new military marker and proper recognition for his service. Any information on the Conway/Conaway family of WV would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Surnames: DUNN
Submitter: Deborah Robinson (drobinso@ss.ca.gov)
Date: 06 Oct 1999
Seeking info of this family: Federal Census 1850 - Monroe County: DUNN, James 51 VA; Nancy 49; James P 24; John 21; Lewis B 16; Harrison L 13; Nancy S 11; Gaston 9; Eliza V 7; Henry C 4; Any help much appreciated.

Surnames: HUTCHESON CHEDLE
Submitter: Jeff Hutcheson (JHutch0712@aol.com)
Date: 06 Oct 1999
Looking for information on Samuel & Hannah (Chedle) Hutcheson. They had at lease three sons Thomas B. b. 1800; William b. 1805 and John S. b.1808 Any information on Samuel & Hannah (Chedle) Hutcheson would be greatly appreciated. Thank You!!

Surnames: DETIMORE DITTEMORE MCMAHON
Submitter: Darrin Stoll (ds01426@navix.net)
Date: 06 Oct 1999
Seeking information on the parents or siblings of George F. Dittemore (Detimore) born September 5, 1829 in Monroe County, West Virginia. His mother was born in West Virginia, his father in Virginia. George Dittemore moved to Indiana, then Iowa, and eventually Westmoreland, Kansas in 1865, where he died March 23, 1910. Also seeking information on parents or siblings of George F. Detimore's spouse, Elizabeth Jane McMahon. Elizabeth Jane McMahon was born March 16, 1826 in West Virginia. Thank you for your time.

Surnames: PHILLIPS HALSTEAD
Submitter: Diane Woodard (Angell_1972@yahoo.com)
Date: 09 Oct 1999
Looking for information on a Lilburn P. Phillips, who married a Asenath Halstead in Monroe Co., September 23, 1835. Looking for parents and siblings of both. Thanks!

Surnames: MASSIE HUFF LONG
Submitter: Gordon Massie (glmat50@aol.com)
Date: 10 Oct 1999
I'am looking for info. on Calvin Massie his wife Susan Elizabeth Long, they were married Sept.10,1868 in Monroe Co.And on Reuben Massie and his wife Jane?(Calvin's father and mother). Also Jacob Long and his wife Susan Huff(Susan Elizbeth Long's father and mother). Thanks for any info. you might have and I will share any I have with you. Thanks Gordon

Surnames: SARVER CARPER
Submitter: Sara Green (green@aztec.lib.utk.edu)
Date: 10 Oct 1999
Hi! I am looking for information on my great great great grandparents. Sarah M. Sarver married James Allen Carper June 1, 1829 in Monroe Co. where they both had been born. Sarah was born about 1808 and James about 1806. If anyone has information on hteir families and would be willing to share I would greatly appreciate it!

Surnames: LEACH HUGHES
Submitter: Beth Rasmussen (Beth@bwoodtx.com)
Date: 11 Oct 1999
Need info on William Leach and Susannah Hughes. Who were their parents? When did William die? Where is he buried? Susannah went to Ky after his death. When did she go? Any help appreciated.

Surnames: TAYLORS BURNS
Submitter: Sue Taylor Durham (sdurham839@aol.com)
Date: 12 Oct 1999
Any one looking up families in Monroe Co. 1799-1892 there is a Microfilm at the LDS research center that has a lot of information on it. It has marriages, church list for several churches, some death list and wills and inventories. The no. for the film is 0250091. I have a list of the Taylor marriages that is on this film; also for the Burns on the film. Sue

Surnames: ALLEN EPLING FOSTER FORREN FOREHAND GULLETT LAFON PORTERFIELD SYDENSTRICKER
Submitter: Ann Dillon (anbdillon@aol.com)
Date: 20 Oct 1999
ALLEN EPLING FOSTER FORREN FOREHAND GULLETT LAFON PORTERFIELD SYDENSTRICKER

Surnames: ALLEN LOWE MEREDITH
Submitter: ANN PORTERFIELD DILLON (anbdillon@aol.com)
Date: 22 Oct 1999
Searching for ancestors/descendants of Marvel ALLEN (b. c1806) and wife Susan _______ ALLEN (b. c1812). Children (from 1850 & 1860 cenus, plus marriage records) Young, Lewis, William H, Newton R, Mary E, George W, Hugh, Charles, Massinda Allen, Sarah. Young was b. c1830 and m. Catherine LOWE 4-10-1850 in Monroe. (Catherine later m. Lorenzo MEREDITH after Young's death. Newton R b. 1-2-1841, d. 3-11-1920 m. Christina MEREDITH 4-2-1861 in Monroe. Have copy of "The Merediths & Selveys of VA and WV" by Joseph N. Meredith, which contains some info. Particularly interested in death date/place of Young, and any information about Marvel and Susan's other children.

Surnames: REED MOSS FOSTER
Submitter: Steven Young (syoung1@eesus.jnj.com)
Date: 22 Oct 1999
REED, MOSS, FOSTER. ROBERT REED born 1790 married JANE MOSS born 1803 both of Monroe County (W)Va. circa 1820. Their children were Shanton born 1826 Alex 1828 Joseph 1832 Rebecca 1835 Martha 1837 Thomas 1840 Elizabeth 1846. SHANTON REED married LYDIA JANE FOSTER.

Surnames: CARPENTER MORRIS
Submitter: JANET ROBERTS (jrob@netassoc.net)
Date: 22 Oct 1999
I am researching my grandmothers side of the family and I sure could use some help. I am searching for any info that I can get on Arius Carpenter and his wife Sarah Elizabeth Morris.They were last living in the Monroe/Washington Co.,Ohio area.Their children are James,William,Willias,Thelder,Ingram,Olive,and Sarah Carpenter. Arius married Sarah/4/29/1878 in Monroe Co.Sarah was born 10/1852 in Ohio. Arius died before 1900 in Monroe Co. Any help would be greatly appreciated-Thank you in advance.

Surnames: ADKINS ATKINS ADKERSON ATKINSON MEADOWS
Submitter: Harry Atkins (harrylatkins@email.msn.com)
Date: 23 Oct 1999
Searching for information regarding the ancestors of Elizabeth Meadows who Married William Adkeson (later Adkins in Census records) August 19, 1815 in Monroe County. Permission statement by Mathias (? I have a copy of the document which is dificult to read)Meadows (Father?) and witnessed by Samuel Gwinn and John Meadows (Brother?). Harry Atkins Huntsville, Alabama

Surnames: BALLARD NEEL WILLIS
Submitter: Clarence A Willis (cawillis@erols.com)
Date: 24 Oct 1999
I am searching for descendants of Henry Willis,b abt 1740 and patented land along Rich Creek. Also searching for any Ballards and Neels that lived in the area of Zenith.

Surnames: LEACH HUGHES
Submitter: Beth Rasmussen (beth@bwoodtx.com)
Date: 24 Oct 1999
William Leach was born in 1740 in Northampton Co, Va. He married Susannah Hughes. He died in 1805 in Monroe Co, Wv. There were many Leaches in that area. I am trying to verify Wm.s parents. I think that his father was John and mother Joanna. His wife, Susannah, was the daughter of a Reuben Hughes. I would like information on that family also.TIA

Surnames: BOWYER COLLINS
Submitter: Theresa McLaughlin (tssmoo@aol.com)
Date: 27 Oct 1999
I am seeking information on Harriet Bowyer, listed in 1850, Monroe Co., VA (WV) census in the household of Jacob Bowyer. I particularly am interested in her marriage (to whom). I am hoping it may be to an H.C. (or A.C.) Collins. He may (if I have the right people) be known as Crocket Collins. I would truly appreciate any help any one might be able to give

Surnames: FISHER RAMSEY
Submitter: Elma Lear (elear2000@aol.com)
Date: 01 Nov 1999
Am looking for birth place of James Hart Fisher of Monroe County, WV. He wed 5/1848 to Delilah Nickell. Also looking for birth place of William M. Ramsey, b abt 1824 - wed Anna Pendell in Kanawha County, WV - died in Kanawha County, WV

Surnames: FRALEY FRAILEY
Submitter: Robert Engel (reengel@avalon.net)
Date: 05 Nov 1999
When did Frederick FRALEY/FRAILEY move to Monroe County? Known to have been there by 1797. Who was his wife? Children?

Surnames: JAMES HART FISHER DELILAH NICKELL
Submitter: JAMES HART FISHER (elear2000@aol.com)
Date: 04 Nov 1999

My g-grandfather, James Hart Fisher, wed Delilah Nickell in May 1848. Cannot locate his parents or place of birth. Too many Fishers in Monroe Co. in that era. Were they all interrelated? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks. ELL

Surnames: LEAKE MALCOLM SMITH
Submitter: Frances Wentz Taber (taber@net-magic.net)
Date: 06 Nov 1999
LEAKE -- MALCOLM -- SMITH: Researching these families in Monroe County, WV, circa 1800-1860.

Surnames: MAGGART WICKLINE
Submitter: Keith D. Ashlely (kdashley2@hotmail.com)
Date: 05 Nov 1999
I am searching for ancestry of Susanna MAGGART, who married Jacob WICKLINE in early 1800's. Their son, William Zoll WICKLINE, owned a planta- tion in Sweet Springs and served as a Confederate soldier being mortally wounded an captured at the Battle of Lewisburg. Keith D. Ashley, 34465 Crew Rd., Pomeroy, OH 45769-9715; phone: (740) 992-7874; e-mail: kdashley2@hotmail.com

Surnames: WELLS
Submitter: Pam Olson (olsonx2@teleport.com)
Date: 06 Nov 1999
Looking for info on greatgrandfather born in Monroe Co WV about 1854. His name was Eli William Wells. Have no other information. He moved to Cabell Co about 1880, and settled there. Would like to know who his parents were, and where they came from.

Surnames: BALLINGER FISHER
Submitter: Delores Seabolt (ldseabolt@junct.com)
Date: 08 Nov 1999
I am looking for any information on Merideth Fisher, born 24 Feb 1821 in Monroe, West Virginia. He married Elizabth Ballinger,born 1824. They were married 01 Feb 1845.

Surnames: CHARLTON KYLE BAIRD
Submitter: Etta Withers (esw@longview.net)
Date: 09 Nov 1999
Looking for connections to John CHARLTON and Charlotte KYLE, both b. 1799 in Monroe Co. She had brother Charley KYLE. Her mother was of BAIRD family of Monroe Co. Will share notes.

Surnames: JONES RECTOR ELLIS HENDRICKS
Submitter: Patricia Jones (ClarkKidd@aol.com)
Date: 12 Nov 1999
Does anyone recognize this family and if so, did John M. JONES have a brother named George W. JONES? Do you know anything else about this family? John M. JONES (b. February 11, 1827 in Monroe County, Virginia. s/o of John JONES & Jane RECTOR grandson of James JONES, m. abt. 1844, Anne Eliza ELLIS (b. 1826, d. August 13, 1861)d/o John T. ELLIS & Nancy HENDRICKS. Children: Augustus C. JONES, Martha A. JONES, Mary J. JONES, Lizzie S. JONES, & Eliza F. JONES and probably others. Any help would certainly be appreciated. Pat

Surnames: HINTON GWINN MADDY MILBURN
Submitter: Robert Hinton (rahinton2@prodigy.net)
Date: 17 Nov 1999
I am seeking information concerning the settlement of the Hinton family in the Indian Creek neighborhood of Monroe County - about 1795 (would have been Greenbrier County at that time). I am willing to exchange genealogy information concerning the Hinton and related families.

Surnames: HOKE BOSTIC
Submitter: Angela Hoke (Angela.Hoke@Columbia.Net )
Date: 19 Nov 1999
I am researching my father's family and having absolutely no luck. My father (Julian Leslie Hoke) is the son of Ethel Matilda Bostic d around 1941 b unkown and Gilbert Leslie Hoke d around 1944 b unknown. They were from Glace, WV in Monroe Co. Ethel was the daughter of Gretchen Bostic who never married. Gilbert Leslie Hoke was the son of Theodore Hoke and Nancy ?? Unfortunately, this all the information I have and any help would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: MILLER WISEMAN MCCORKLE
Submitter: Judy Ballard (judyballard@hotmail.com)
Date: 22 Nov 1999
MILLER-WISEMAN: Thomas MILLER b. ca. 1795 VA married Sarah WISEMAN b. ca. 1799. This couple had the following known children: James Miller John McElhany Miller Henry Bateman Miller Archibald Miller Eliza Ann Miller Joseph Tyranus Miller George Washington Miller (m. Elizabeth McCorkle) Andrew Miller Steward Miller Michael Green Miller Lewis C. Miller Mary Jane Miller Susan Elizabeth Miller Can anyone tell me who the daughters married? Would like to exchange research on this family.

Surnames: MCCORKLE MILLER
Submitter: Judy Ballard (judyballard@hotmail.com)
Date: 22 Nov 1999
McCorkle: Samuel McCorkle bca. 1814 VA married Julia b. ca. 1814 VA. Known children are: Steward McCorkle b. ca 1837 Elizabeth McCorkle b. ca. 1839 m. George W. Miller William McCorkle b. ca. 1841 Madison McCorkle b. ca. 1843 Rebecca McCorkle b. ca. 1846 Ages and names based on the 1850 Monroe Co., WV census. What is the maiden name of Julia McCorkle? Were there other children? Will gladly exchange research.

Surnames: CHEUVRONT
Submitter: Diane Cheuvront Barr (dcheuvront@yahoo.com)
Date: 25 Nov 1999
I am looking for information on the location of a place called HURRICANE BRIDGE,WV. I beleive it to be around the MONROE COUNTY area. The time era would be around the 1860's. Lemuel Greene2 Cheuvront listed this as an enlist Place in the Civil War.

Surnames: FRAZIER MEREDITH
Submitter: Anna Frazier (alfrazier@gva.ner)
Date: 26 Nov 1999
I am trying to locate what happened to ALEXANDER & MARY "POLLY" FRAZIER. They were both last seen on the 1850 census of Giles Co., VA. I have been told that he moved to Summers Co., which at that time was part of Monroe Co. I would greatly appreciate any information !!! THANK YOU.

Surnames: BALLANTYNE SMART CRAWFORD BEAMER HARPER BOYD
Submitter: Kay Ballantyne Hudson (kayhudson@worldnet.att.net)
Date: 27 Nov 1999
Searching for descendants of John Crawford, b. @ 1800; married Marjorie Ballantyne, b. @1801 in Monroe Co., daughter of Andrew Ballantyne and Agnes Smart. Have descendants of all Ballantyne siblings but Marjorie: Jane/Jean and Michael Beamer; Elspeth and Philip Beamer; Catherine and Robert Boyd; Robert and Mary Harper.

Surnames: CANTERBURY
Submitter: Gordon Lacy (gklacy@prtc.net)
Date: 28 Nov 1999
Am researching the family of John Canterbury and his dececendents of Monroe Co and surrounding counties of West Virginia. GK Lacy HC2 Box 18154 San Sebastian PR 00685

Surnames: ROACH SILVEY ALLEN KELLEY MATTHEWS SNODGRASS MORGAN
Submitter: Mary Campbell (Mcamp71881@aol.com)
Date: 28 Nov 1999
Looking for information on Jeremiah Roach who married Elizabeth Null. The family moved to Jackson Co,Ohio around 1812. Some of Jeremiah's family stayed in Monore county . Can anyone help me on the surnames connected to them. Some of the surnames are Allen,Matthews,Silvey,Snodgrass,Kelly,and Morgan This also to let others know who are researching the Roach line that my email has changed from SEAPORT@worldnet.att.net to Mcamp71881@aol.com

Surnames: TURPIN, SOLOMON
Submitter: Christine Bramstedt (ctbee@apci.net)
Date: 30 Nov 1999
About 1777-80 there was a legislative petition to raise hemp to raise funds to build a road to Richmond. This was during the Revolutionary War. Was Solomon Turpin (of Monroe Co.)included in this legislative petition? I do not know where to look for this petition. Thank you.

Surnames: STEELE
Submitter: Mike Steele (miksteele@aol.com)
Date: 05 Dec 1999
1850 Monroe census list Thomas Steele age 32 farmer Nancy age30 Mary M. AGE 9 Nancy J. AGE 7 Elizebth A. AGE 5 Thomas C. AGE 2 John L. AGE 1/12 This family moved to Mason co.wv before 1866 any info. contact miksteele@aol.com

Surnames: MURDOCK FLINT
Submitter: Judith Flint Paul (jpaul31150@aol.com)
Date: 05 Dec 1999
MURDOCK, JOHN Looking for descendents of John MURDOCK d. 2 Aug 1902 and Sally FLINT d. 18 Nov. 1892 Married 22 Oct. 1846 at Old Greenbriar Baptist Church. Believe children to be A.W. MURDOCK b. 9 Apr 1856 d. 25 Mar 1913 and Mary A. MURDOCK b. 1865 All buried at Campground Cemetery in Wolfcreek township

Surnames: LIVELY ALLGEIER BEYERLE BEIERLE SPATAFORA VIRGILLITO
Submitter: Kathryn Lively (kathrynlively@yahoo.com)
Date: 09 Dec 1999
Seeking help to fill in the blanks on my family tree website.

Surnames: BROOKS CARTER
Submitter: Dennis Taylor (Taylorrrt@aol.com)
Date: 15 Dec 1999
Request any information anyone may have on my GGrand parents Marion Francis Brooks and Sarah Frances Carter. Monroe / Greenbrier Counties late 1800's. Would like to hear from anyone who's research may tie into mine. Thank you.

Surnames: MADDY MORRIS LIVELY SMITH SWINFORD MILLER
Submitter: Barbara Spaulding (bowlegs@iglobal.net)
Date: 19 Dec 1999
James Maddy b. 1740,Hereford,Eng. married 1759 in Orange Co., Va. to Ann Morris.They had 13 children: William, Sarah, Absolom, John, Jacob, Matthew, Christopher, James, Elias, Henry, Aoress, Sarah (Sally), Charles. Sarah (Sally) b. 16 Oct. 1773 Rockingham Co., Va. She died in 12Sep 1829 Monroe, Co. Sarah(Sally) married Cottrell Lively 24 Oct. 1790 Monroe Co. (then Greenbrier Co.) Cottrell and Sarah(Sally) had 14 children: Jane, Joseph, William, Judy, Cottrell, John, James , Thomas, Hemphill, Madison, Mary(Polly), Sarah, Wilson, Lorenzo. Sarah Lively b. 16 Apr.1813 near Orchard, Monroe, VA. She married in 7Mar 1833 in Monroe Co.,VA to Anderson son of William and Elizabeth (Miller) Smith . Sarah and Anderson had 11 children: Daugher who died young, Mary, Lewis, Sarah Jane, Lorenzo, Caleb Pierce, William Preston, Elizabeth, Leroy Chester, Andrew J. and George A. Sarah and Anderson moved to Nodaway Co., MO around the late 1850's. Sarah d. 27July 1897 and is buried in Swinford ! Cem., Nodaway Co., MO. Anderson d. 7Jan. 1894 and is also buried in Swinford Cem. in Nodaway Co, MO. I think the Swinford's were also connected to the Smith's somehow. If any of these people seem familiar with your lines please let me know. I will gladly exchange information with you.

Surnames: DUNCAN
Submitter: Marjorie Chamberlin (mchambe486@aol.com)
Date: 29 Dec 1999
I am searching for information on Silas Duncan. He was born in NJ in 1788, enlisted in the US Navy. His career lasted a lifetime and he was in comman on the ships: Independence, Hornet, Guerriere, Cyane, & Ferret. He lost most of his right arm during the Battle of Lake Champlain. He retired with the rank of commander. He died at White Sulphur Springs WV in 1834. I want/need any information available, esp. his obit.

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