Posted Queries for March thru May 1997
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YATES posted by Betty
(Tucker) Engleka on Saturday, March 1, 1997
Researching the family of Thomas McCLAIN and Rebecca (WILSON)
who came to Taylor Co.(Lost Run area) early 1800's from Cumberland MD area.
Known children-Hiram COOPER married Susannah
COOPER married Lawson YATES. Will exchange information.
WOOD posted by Harlan
Jones on Friday, March 7, 1997
I'm looking for information about a Hugh EVANS Jr. b. 1813, m. Sarah
His father was Hugh EVANS, b. 11 Sep 1770 and married to a Sarah
THOMAS. His father was an Edward EVANS b. 1770 in Maryland
I believe. I think Edward was married twice,one wife being a Sarah WOOD.
Hugh, Jr.lived near Pruntytown. I'll appreciate any help you can give me.
posted by Rowena Williamson on Tuesday, March
Am looking for information on NEWLONs living near Pruntytown in
1840's. My grgrandmother was Caroline NEWLAND in the family bible
but NEWLON on marriage info. She married Archibald LEACH
in 1840 in Harrison County.
posted by Paul Stevens on Sunday, March 23, 1997
Researching SWITZER and SWISHER families. Interested in George
and Mary SWISHER who lived in Monongalia Co with some descendants
to Marion County.
posted by Tod Davis on Sunday, April 6, 1997
Researching SHEETS and GRAVES in Taylor County, WV. I would
like to correspond with someone who is researching these names also.
HILLARD posted by Michael
J. Hillard on Friday, April 11, 1997
Seeking Information on James W. HILLARD. He lived in Pruntytown
until he entered service in the Civil War. There he served the 6th WV Infantry
Co. K. After service, he moved to Philippi, Barbour Co.
posted by Karen Kirk on Thursday, April 17, 1997
I am looking for any information on the following names GOODWIN,
specifically George T.; VANDERGRIFT (Helen A); FERGUSON (Helen
A). I would also like to know the location of the Pleasant Hill Church
of the Brethren Cemetary.
CONSTABLE posted by Les
Constable on Saturday, April 26, 1997
Seeking William CONSTABLE c1810. He had a son Stephen (1810-1888)
who owned land in Taylor county.
posted by Paul and Dora Clary on Thursday, May
We have a Mary HART b.ca 1830 Pa. who m William HAWKINS in
Wetzel Co WV sometime before 1848. The 1840 Tyler Co. census lists a James,
a John, and a William HART. In 1850 James and William are still
in Tyler Co. while there is a John C. HART listed in Wetzel Co..
Also there is a Elmore HART listed in Harrison Co., WV in the 1840
census. There were alot of HART's in the Tyler Co. area also including
Doddridge Co., Marion Co., and Monongalia Co and Taylor Counties. Any help
would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
BARTON, OTT posted
by Charlie Ott on Wednesday, May 7, 1997
I am interested in the family of Zona BARTON OTT (1888-1962). Barton
may not have been her maiden name. Zona is buried in Simpson Cemetery.
She was married to Harvey OTT (1875-1960) Baltimore, MD.
LITTLE posted by Kathleen
Rizer on Thursday, May 15, 1997
Rawley (or Rolly) BARKER b. 1816 and his wife Casandra HARR
are in the 1860 and 1870 Taylor Co. census. They had children Levi BARKER
b. 1836 md Dephia GREATHOUSE, John or James BARKER b. 1838,
Nicey Ann BARKER b. 1840 md. ?GREATHOUSE, Alcinda BARKER
md. David LITTLE. Also siblings David, Augustus, Sylvester, Casandra
and Rawley BARKER all born between 1846 and 1852. Would like to
exchange details on this family.
BARKER posted by Kathleen
Rizer on Friday, May 16, 1997
Zackwell (or Zackquill) BARKER was b. 1847. His wife was named Mathilda
Jane. They are in the 1880 Taylor Co. census with children Elsey A. BARKER
b. 1874 and William BARKER b. 1880. Would like death dates for all
and names of spouses.
posted by Brenda Dillon on Wednesday, May 21,
Seeking info on my ggrandfather Edward BENNETT that shows up on
1900 soundex in Taylor Co. with wife Gerethy Melvina COTTRILL BENNETT
and 4 children, Fred, Mable, Dell and Martin. A brother of Edward, Charles
L. BENNETT was also living in the household. soundex says "owns
own farm Mgt., of farm schedule 30"? Edward, son of Fransis
and Sarah BENNETT, b. 1863 married twice, (1) Alla Martha COTTRILL
and (2) Gerethy Melvina COTTRILL, which I believe were sisters.
According to mothers notes daughter Delle BENNETT was killed by
fire, She was born Feb. 1896. Anybody with info of this family can contact
posted by James Richard Simon on Thursday, May
Rosemont and Flemington communities. Special interest in furthering the
history of the Rosemont "Old Bailey" Church and surrounding communities
of Baileytown, Rosemont, Tyrconnel, and Flemington. If you have any pertinent
historical documents, knowledge, or pictures that relate to this study,
I encourage you to contact my brother, Steve Simon, 304-739-2600 or 739-2276,
PO Box 89, Rosemont, WV 26424. He is the offical historian for this project
and all help will be acknowledged in any publication. Postal markings and
information on post offices of the area is of special interests. Thank
posted by Joseph Barcus on Friday, May 23, 1997
Looking for any information on a Plummer and Lucy BARCUS. My father's
name was Kenneth W. BARCUS, son of Clyde H. BARCUS and Lesie
(AUSTIN) BARCUS. Clyde was the son of Plummer. Any information
would be good at this time. Thank you.
posted by Kathleen Rizer on Sunday, May 25, 1997
Would like information on the family of Sylvester GREATHOUSE b.
abt. 1840 and his wife Nicey Ann BARKER. They married in Taylor
Co. in 1856. They were the parents of these children: French b. 1858, Rolley
b. 1860, Mary S. b. 1862, Zadock b. 1865 and Everett L. GREATHOUSE
b. 1868. Who did each of these children marry? When and where did they
die? Collecting material for a family book.
posted by George M. Brown on Thursday, May 29,
Would like information on George C. FLEMING b. 1815. He was a Colonel
in the Confederate, while his second son George was serving in the Union
Army. He was married to Livina or Luvina POOLE b. 1820. The village
of Flemington was named in his honor. Any info will be greatly appreciated.