Posted Queries for January 1999


JARVIS, RIGHTMIRE posted by Alice Beyke on Saturday, January 2, 1999

I am researching the name RIGHTMIRE and find that on the page about Anna JARVIS , Founder of Mothers Day, that her husband's mother was Henrietta RIGHTMIRE . I am interested in any information on Henrietta as well as Warren RIGHTMIRE b. 1876, Clyde RIGHTMIRE , a postmaster at Miller Creek W. V., and Clara Alice RIGHTMIRE b. March 16, 1889 near Thornton, Taylor Co. W.V. and was a circuit clerk in Tucker Co. Also any other RIGHTMIRE family. Thanks.....Alice.
GALVIN, MCLAUGHLIN posted by Connie Penquite on Tuesday, January 5, 1999

I am researching Patrick McLAUGHLIN who was born ca 1828 in Ireland and married Catherine. They had a son John McLAUGHLIN born 1860 in Taylor Co W Va. John married Bridget GALVIN in Jan 1893. Bridget was the daughter of Edward GALVIN and Julia. Would appreciate help on Patrick and Catherine and on Edward and Bridget .
VANDERGRIFT posted by Lynn Harper on Thursday, January 7, 1999

My ggrandparents were Archie (1845-1923) MORGAN and Eliza VANDERGRIFT MORGAN (1857-1929). She was his second wife, my grandfather William Regar MORGAN's mother. As a new genealogist am interested in the VANDERGRIFT family. Willing to share and exchange genealogical information. Many Thanks, Lynn Harper
BREEDLOVE, FRYE posted by Gina Bowles on Saturday, January 9, 1999

Looking for information on an Alexus FRYE born on July 18 year not known who married Eunice BREEDLOVE born on April 22 again year not known. They had 9 children Sadie, Pansey, Leora, Charles, Garfield, Robert, Netty, Myrtle and Viney. Sadie born June 11, 1917 is my grandmother and this is all I have on this family. Any information would be appreciated. Thanks to all that help!
BARTLETT, PAYNE posted by Janie (Collins) Morris on Sunday, January 10, 1999

I am searching for information on Nathan E. BARTLETT who is listed in the 1860 and 1870 census of Taylor County. Nathan was born about 1824 and his wife Sarah PAYNE about 1825. They had children listed as John Calvin, Granville, Marshall, Eleanora (my GGrandmother) and Worthington. My GGrandmother Eleanora married Minor Sylvester BARTLETT . I cannot find any information on the parents of Nathan E. BARTLETT I have tried searching many places. Anyone who could help in this search would be greatly appreciated. I also cannot find marriage records to Sarah Payne or their death dates.
RILEY posted by Steward E. Rogers on Sunday, January 17, 1999

I am in possession of a picture of Willis, his father Willis Primo, and his mother Esther B. Davis RILEY . The picture was taken in Grafton WV at what appears to be Loars Studio. I will copy and send if anyone is interested. Would also like info on this family.
JENNINGS posted by Patricia Sue Jennings on Tuesday, January 19, 1999

Alexander {Zan} JENNINGS was born "so they say" in Grafton in Sept. 30, 1856.That is all the information I have. There were four brothers.
ASHBY, BISHOFF posted by Sharon Zimmerman on Wednesday, January 20, 1999

I am seeking information on Frederick BISHOFF born in Virginia (WV) in 1829. He and his wife Eleanor Jane ASHBY BISHOFF , who was born in 1834, moved to Missouri in about 1860. They lived in Grafton before moving. They eventually lived and died in Irvington, KY. I do not have information about the parents of either. According to family tradition, she had several brothers who died in Andersonville. I would appreciate any help.
BOYCE, NEWCOME posted by Barbara Boyce on Friday, January 22, 1999

Looking for any information on the NEWCOME family, living in Taylor, Upshur, or Marion Counties. The only name I have is Louella NEWCOME b. abt 1875 and married JAMES WILLIAM BOYCE b. 1870. Louella Newcome Boyce died Sept 17, 1931. James Boyce died Sept 20, 1941. Anyone researching the Newcome family, please email me. Thanks, Barb.
KERNS posted by Martha Reynolds on Saturday, January 30, 1999

Searching for info on Elzie KERNS , born June 13, 1919 died Nov., 1987 in Flemington. Was he related to Elzie Kerns born in Boone or Lincoln county WV, 1891?
THOMAS posted by Margaret Gagliardi on Saturday, January 30, 1999

Thomas THOMAS was born about 1760 in Delaware. He moved to West Virginia about 1799. He died in 1836 and is buried in the Knottsville Cemetery, Knottsville, Taylor Co, WV. Does anyone know where in Delaware he came from? Who was his first wife? He had a son Nathan who was born abt 1797 in DE and died in 1875 in Fayette Co, PA.

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