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posted by Sharon Sprouse Bramhall on Monday,
April 5, 1999
Benjamin FERGUSON , Civil War soldier & spouse of Harriet VANDERGRIFT
was living in Grafton in 1890. Does anyone have any death information on
him? I believe he was a Confederate soldier. Any advise of where to seek
Confederate info? (Source: 1890 Virginia Special Civil War Census, Courthouse
Dist., p. 77 microfilm) Thanks much! Sharon
by Carol Thornton on Wednesday, April 7, 1999
Believe these families lived in Taylor Co.from the mid 1800's to late 1980's:
, DAUM , SANDS , DOBBINS , HEWITT . Can
anyone help? Thank you, Carol.
HAWKINS posted by Eric
Morris on Monday, April 12, 1999
Looking for information on the siblings and ancestors of Jeramiah HAWKINS
1838) and his father William HAWKINS . Jeramiah's mother was Judah
(Judy) Hoskinson. Jeramiah married Lucinda Metz in Marion County, WV in
posted by Kathleen Rizer on Wednesday, April 14,
Seeking further information on this couple -- James ABEL b. about
1854 in Greene Co., Penn, married 11 Jan 1877 in Taylor Co. to Virginia
, dau. of J. Harrison TUCKER and Drusilla CLELLAND
Virginia TUCKER ABEL was born in May 1850. They had a son Waitman
ABEL born about 1878. The family is in the 1880 Taylor Co. census.
Were there other children? Would like complete dates.
posted by Judith Groat on Tuesday, April 20,
I am looking for Abraham HOTT , born 9, May, 1812 married to Mary
Ann SWEIR , parents of John HOTT , born 4 Nov. abt. 1854.
John married Arvilla GARBERSON .
PROUDFOOT posted by John
Morris on Tuesday, April 20, 1999
Seeking info on PROUDFOOT family in Grafton from 1850 to 1930. Any
and All info will be appreciated.
posted by Kathleen Rizer on Wednesday, April 21,
I believe Columbus N. MASON was born about 1858; he married Ida
M. HARR 13 June 1886 in Marion Co. Ida was the daughter of Zumri
Harr and Louvina BARKER . According to a land record Columbus and
Ida were in Taylor Co. about 1900, but I did not find them in the 1900
WV census. Would like death dates and children.
posted by Beth Jarvis on Sunday, April 25, 1999
I am looking for info. on my grandmother, Nina BRAGG JARVIS , she
married B. JARVIS . My father is Marvin JARVIS , uncles:
Landis, Berle, Jimmy, Robert, and aunt Florence. Any info. is appreciated.
CURRENT posted by Aletha
Arnold on Tuesday, April 27, 1999
James: CURRENT I, born 1730, in Ireland. Moved to Grafton, WV mid
to late 1700's. Married to Margaret Richardson, born 1737. Five children,
James, Martin, John, Molly, and Enoch. Enoch stayed in Grafton. James went
to Indiana. Where did Martin and John go? Reason to believe IL and KY respectively,
but have no proof. Any information would be very helpful to me and several
others. Thank you
KEENER posted by Jeanie
Lieb on Thursday, April 29, 1999
Lorin Hildebrand KEENER b :9-20-1878 d:10-20-1951 Elias Elbert KEENER
d:7-26-1925. His father: Joseph C. KEENER b:abt. 1844 d:? Is anyone
working on this line? I'm looking for information on Joseph C. Keener and
his probable father Samuel KEENER , who may have been born in Greene
County, PA and settled in Wickwire north of Grafton. Both Lorin H. KEENER
and his father lived in Fairmont in Marion County.
posted by Julia Sterrett on Friday, April 30,
I am looking for information on Margaret DUNHAM . Her father was
James DUNHAM who married a REED; James was the son of Mordecai DUNHAM
Margaret married William H. Harrison RILEY (1815-1884) and they
had a son Mordacai Dunham RILEY , b. 4/18/1842 near Philippi in
Barbour County. Does anyone have any data on Margaret or her ancestors/descendents?
I'd be happy to share what I have. Thanks. Julia