Posted Queries for March thru May 1997


COOPER, FRANKLIN, WILSON, YATES posted by Betty (Tucker) Engleka on Saturday, March 1, 1997

Researching the family of Thomas McCLAIN and Rebecca (WILSON) COOPER, who came to Taylor Co.(Lost Run area) early 1800's from Cumberland MD area. Known children-Hiram COOPER married Susannah FRANKLIN; Eliza COOPER married Lawson YATES. Will exchange information.
CARROLL, EVANS, THOMAS, WOOD posted by Harlan Jones on Friday, March 7, 1997

I'm looking for information about a Hugh EVANS Jr. b. 1813, m. Sarah CARROLL. 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.
LEACH, NEWLAND, NEWLON posted by Rowena Williamson on Tuesday, March 11, 1997

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.
SWISHER, SWITZER 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.
GRAVES, SHEETS 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.
FERGUSON, GOODWIN, VANDERGRIFT 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.
HART, HAWKINS posted by Paul and Dora Clary on Thursday, May 1, 1997

We have a Mary HART 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.
BARKER, GREATHOUSE, HARR, 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.
BENNETT, COTTRILL posted by Brenda Dillon on Wednesday, May 21, 1997

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 BJ04@AOL>COM
posted by James Richard Simon on Thursday, May 22, 1997

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 you.
AUSTIN, BARCUS 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.
BARKER, GREATHOUSE 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.
FLEMING, POOLE posted by George M. Brown on Thursday, May 29, 1997

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.

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