Old UPSHUR COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA
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UPSHUR COUNTY Queries Posted in 1996
Looking for Catherine Fletcher Eskew's maiden name, first name of her 1st husband Fletcher, they had at least two children, Sarah Frances Fletcher, born 1825 and a son. Catherine married 2nd, Hendley Eskew 1853 in Harrison Co., VA/WV.. Catherine died in 1890. Any help appreciated.
Looking for information on Nelson Robinson and Catherine Lance, married Jan. 28, 1833 Lewis Co., WV.. In 1840 census show 2 children. 1860 Upshur Co., WV census shows Nelson & Catherine, children, ;George age 16, Rachel age 14. Son Elam age 19 married with wife Almyra age 19 in their home. Another son, Marshall age 23 with wife Sarah age 19, daughter Catherine age 1. Can't find George and Cecelia married. Rachel married Jesse Bumgardner and were in the 1870 & 1880 Upshur Co., WV. census, but then disappeared. No death records for either Nelson or Catherine. Catherine, d/o George & Mary Woolford Lance. Many of the Lance family ended up in Barbour Co., WV. Any help would be appreciated.
I am searching for information about my CLARKSON family. My grandfather Ferman Mason CLARKSON was born in Preston Co., but his family had come from Upshur, I think. His gfather and gmother are Benjamin, born in Essex Co. 1791 married Fanny Gaines (or maybe Games)in 1820. Some of this family went to Fluanna Co. and William Johnson, my ancestor and Benjamin Franklin and Robert all served in the militia. Benjamin, married to Mary Ann BARTLETT, and Robert died in the Civil War after they were captured at Rock Cave. Benjamin's family remained at Rock Cave location . There was a sister Sarah CLARKSON married to FILDER. Another brother Joseph Albert b. 1840 married Mary Frances GAWTHROP in 1872 lived at Etam and had 13 children. I don't know if the parents Benjamin and Fanny came to WV. Anything I could learn about the CLARKSON would be appreciated and I will gladly share. Mary CLARKSON BUCHHOLZ in SD
Mary CLARKSON BUCHHOLZ Sat Feb 1 1997 mailto:email@example.com NO longer Valid
I am searching for information about William MASON, b. 1808 m. Jane THAYER daughter of Stephen and Martha Washburn Packard from Mass.Thayers moved to Oakland, MD. William and Jane later are listed with their family in Preston Co. in 1850 census. Their daughter Maria B. 1842 D. 1899 married William Johnson CLARKSON. Who was William Mason? Any help would be appreciated. Mary in SD
Diana Taylor Tue Feb 4, 1997
I am searching for information and documentation on these ancestors: Soloman, Jacob, Nathaniel, Lawrence/Laurence or Abraham DELAUDER/DELAWDER/DELATER, Florida Dorcas NESTER, Thomas Jack MURPHY/MURPHEY, Nathan, Jacob or Jess BENNETT, Lydia SHOEMAKER, Sarah PHILLIPS and any of their ancestors or siblings. All information is greatly appreciate. Thank you.
HAYS, POE. I am researching for information leading to ancestors and descendants of Susan D. P. HAYS b. 1843 m. 21 nov 1865 Albemarle Co, VA to David POE b. 30 Sep 1836 Taylor Co, VA d. Upshur Co, WV. They had issue Sarah H. b. 1867, Ella H. b. 1868, Jane C. b. 1869, Charles J. b. 1872, Eva b. 1873, Florence B. b. 1876, Oscar b. 1879. I am a HAYS family researcher. Please contact me also at: 6535 Seaview NW #303B, Seattle, WA. 98117-6051
MCKisic: Currently seeking any info on this family for creating a family tree for my dad's 60th birthday. His father's name was WILSON ROBERT MCKISIC and he married RUBY HOUGHTON. My father's immediate family has helped me, however I would enjoy more personal info as an educational basis for my daughter and as well as for my dad. Any and all help is greatly appreciated!
I'm researching the following Upshur families: 1) WILLIAMS, Henry md. HYRE, Virginia Sep 23, 1859 Upsh Co (2) WILLIAMS, Solomon md. HYRE, Rachel Jun 02, 1852 (3) WILLIAMS, Daniel Monroe md. SEE, Margaret Rebecca 1857 Barb Co (4) WILLIAMS, Wm Bryson md. GOULD, Rosanna Jan 03, 1886 Upsh Co (5) WILLIAMS, Boyd Morgan md. DOTSON, Mona Grey Dec 29, 1892 Upsh Co (6) BROWN, James Floyd md. WILLIAMS, Eva Dora Sep 23, 1883 Lewi Co (7) HOWES, John Oliver md. WILLIAMS, Rachel Susan Apr 27, 1879 Upsh Co (8) RUSSELL, John Randolph md. WILLIAMS, Margaret Ellen Nov. 27, 1870 Upsh Co (9) HYRE, Taylor md. WILLIAMS, Mary Polly Aug 15, 1860 Upsh Co.
Always looking for new information and willing to share what I have.
I am looking for information on the Daniel FARNSWORTH family. They arrived in Buckhannon, Upshur Co., WV on 8 July 1821. His wife was Rachel STOUT who was the daughter of Moses and Abigail (HART) STOUT. Their children were James Stout b.22 Nov 1793, Nathaniel, Thomas b. 1796 d. 1870 ( my 4th ggrandfather), John and Isaac. I am interested in finding records or information about Thomas who married Catherine SIMON, the daughter of Lenord Simon and Christina WEATHERHOLT. Their daughter Susan Pamelia FARNSWORTH b.10 Oct 1830 d. July 1918 married Zephaniah BOSWELL b.1822. Their son Francis Marion BOSWELL was born in Buckhannon 18 Aug 1853 eleven months before his father died in Wheeling, Ohio Co., WV. I believe Zephaniah BOSWELL is buried in Buckhannon. Susan Pamelia married Jacob RULE OR RUHLE sometime after July 1854. They later moved on to Missouri. I have found no evidence of these families in Buckhannon or Upshur Co. Any help would be most appreciated.
WILLIAMS, George Washington b. Aug 3, 1846. Is he the son of James Williams & Sarah Rough? Did he marry Mary Ann Wise? Are these his children? Mahala Catherine b. Mar 1871 Barb Co; Mary Alena b. Mar 1873 Barb Co; Celia Florence b. Apr 1875 Barb Co; Rosa Bell b. May 1877 Upsh Co;Alva Jackson b. Apr 1882 Upsh Co; Nora May b. Mar 1884 Upsh Co; Ida Elvira b. Oct 1886 Upsh Co; Cosby Ellen b. Dec 1889 Upsh Co; Gordon Battel b. May 1892 Upsh Co.
I am looking for information on: Anna Penelepe RIFFLE(1873-1949) m Rudolph BURKLEY(1863-1924). I believe they resided in Alexander WV (I was told this was located in UPSHUR COUNTY). They had at least 3 children, William Francis BURKLEY(b.1893), George Adolf BURKLEY(b.1894), and Lillian BURKLEY. Any help would be appreciated.
I am looking for any links to Roswell and Mary (Westfall) White probably living in Upshur County about or before 1898. They are the parents of my Grandfather, Edward Roswell White.
I greatly appreciate any information you may be able to find.
I seek any information on the ancestors of Clarence B Bender, born April 11, 1903 and died in Dec 1957. He married my grandmother, Barbara Alice Humphrey in 1929 when my father was born. His parents were William and Betty (Cogar) Bender.
Looking for parents of William B. GOODWIN born 6 December 1835, died 10 April 1856, married Mary E. HENKINS. Her father was Peter HENKINS from Chester Co., PA
Would like information on his children 1. Henry GOODWIN married Cassandra LEGGETT; 2.Elijah GOODWIN married Ann CUTRIGHT; 3. Catharina married James HAWKINS; 4. Malina GOODWIN married John WINCE; 5. John L. GOODWIN married Artheta M. Dudley; 6. Lucinda GOODWIN married John RIGGS. 7. Peter GOODWIN married Mary C. Fowkes. 8. Clark M. GOODWIN married Tersey J. BARB; 9. William Benson GOODWIN married Matilda Magdaline TENNY; 10.
Naomi marriage or death unknown.
I have a little information on all of these familys and I have a lot on William Benson GOODWIN and Matilda Magdaline TENNY. I' d be glad to share what ever I have.
You can also write to Rita at: Rita Goodwin Route 1, Box 191, Carnegie, Okla. 73015
I am a descendant of Goodman, William Loomis, and Ephriam "Ray" Simons. Ray was my grandfather. He was born 7 Sept. 1886 and died 20 Sept 1954. He lived in the Abbott community and was married to Georgia Russell Simons. I have no information other than on my grandfather and would like to contact someone that might have other info.
Any help would be appreciated.
Searching for information on the Jacob Simons family. He was born c1836 (maybe in Germany) and d. in Upshur co. in 1915. I have been told he may have spent some time in Hardy Co. Had a son Goodman who m. a Hosaflook. Goodman was b. 1859. These would be my ggggrandfathers. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
I AM LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ABOUT JAMES H. SHAWVER WHO LIVED IN THIS COUNTY AROUND 1860. ANY INFORMATION CONCERNING HIM, HIS FAMILY, ADDRESS, ETC WILL BE APPRECIATED. THANK YOU.
For a family book now being prepared I would like death dates and some spouses for the following interrelated Nay families. Louisa Nay md. Samuel Currenend. She is buried in Union Cem. Is He? There children were: Emerson b. 1895, Troy b. 1897, S. Blair b. 1900 and Theodore M. Currence b. 1906.
Eliza Nay md. William Cutright in 1891. When did they die? Children were Vernon b. 1892, Harley b. 1894, Hampton b. 1896, Wellborn b. 1899, Charles b. 1904 and Stella Cutright. Would like death dates.
John Alfred Nay b. 1870 md. Maud Taylor, would like dates on her. He is buried in Union Cem.
Maggie Bell Nay md. Samuel McDonald. She was b. 1874 and is buried in Union Cem. Would like birth and death dates from him.
Amos Emerson Nay md. Delphia Currence. He died 1921 and is buried at Sand Run. When did she die?
Robert Core Nay b. 1879 md. Iva Lamb. What are dates for her?
I am seeking information about the decendents of Eliga & Rasa Hawkins and Jehu & Martha Jane Willfong Hinkle.
I am researching the Miller & Black families in Upshur County. You can also contact me at:
Robert D. Miller, 216 E. Mockingbird Ln., Statesboro, Georgia 30458
Seeking information on the following Upshur Co. resident,c1870. NONAN or NOONAN, Clement G. at Warren Township. Need any information. Thank you.
Searching for descendants and ancestors of James Ross and Catharine Kuykendall, who lived in Upshur County and are buried in Ross Cemetery near Selbyville.
Thanks. --Dick Ross
This family apparently lived in Upshur Co. though I find them in the 1900 census in Randolph Co. Death dates are needed for John Elbert GARLOW called 'Buck' who was b. Aug 1840 and his wife Edith NUZUM b. Oct 1836. Also did they have any children?
Dennis Morrison Wed. Sep. 3, 1997 His e-mail is no longer good so you will need to try his mailing address
or write to: PO Box 959 Eaton Park, Fl 33840-0959
I'm looking for information on the Morrison family from around Buckhannon, Eden, Kanawha Head, Canaan areas.
Also married into the family are the Waugh, Gregory, Lee, Lewis, Mitts, Hunt, McCord, Tenney, Russell, Corley, Clark, Taylor, Long, Anderson.
I have a datafile of over 858 names going from James Henry Morrison/Lucy Ann Russell to their 7th generation grandchildren. I am having trouble finding the parents of James Henry Morrison and Lucy Ann Russell.
If you can offer some insight, please EMAIL me as soon as possible. Thanks
204 Hefner Way Ooltewah, TN 37363 (423) 396-3121
Am searching for the only cousin I think I have. Her name
MCAVOY (also possibly known as "Vicky" and she lived with my family in
Mt. Hope until she was around 10 years old (about 1955-57) when she reportedly
went to French Creek to live with her aunt and uncle, the POLINGS.
Rumor has it she may be living in Hagerstown now.
Does any one have any information about her? I would love to locate her.
Am looking for information on John Frank Michael b. 1876 in Preston Co. The information I have says he was a veterinarian in Buckhannon. He was married to Annie Pratt Michael. If anyone has any information, I would certainly appreciate it.
Dianne Snyder Rutherford Tue. Jan. 13, 1998
I am trying to find information on Ivy Clarence Snyder Sr. born 3-15-1883 in Buckhannon, Upshur County, W.Va. and died 5-4-1956. He married Gertrude Matilda Raymond. I don't know who his parents are. I would appreciate any information. Thanks in advance. Dianne,
HARLAN, LAKE, BENNETT, SCHWEITZER, COPRIO
I am looking for ancestors of John Leyellen HARLAN (b. 1878/d.1949), Thornton Berry Lake(b1877/d1967), Mary Louise Bennett(b.1883/d.1957) and Lisette SCHWEITZER COPRIO(b.1885 in Switzerland/d.??). Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!!
Gould, Weeks, Gray
I am a desendent of Ebenezer Gould & Elizabeth Weeks who moved to Upshur Co., French Creek area in c.1809 from upstate MA. They and their twin sons Anson & Ashley migrated to Edwards Co. IL. in 1835. I have considerable info on this family from 1835 on that I would share with those interested.
I would like to contact someone to get info. while they were in the French Creek area along with info. on the family of Aaron Gould & Lydia Gray ,
Ebenezers parents who died in Upshur Co. Thank You for responding.
Virginia SIMON, dau. of Isaac Simon: born 1845 Upshur County, West Virginia. Married April 23, 1867 in Jackson County, West Virginia to James Emmett Bush born January 15, 1840 in Gilmer County, West Virginia.
Looking for further information about Virginia's parents -- no mother's name is listed, no siblings, no DOB on Isaac. Thanks.
hi. My name is Laurie M. Stith-Tenney. I'm working on my Husband tree. The Tenney and they were out of Upshur Co. I was wondering if you have any info on some. With some help from other people I have gotten to Samuel Tenney married to Dorcus Rohrbough.
Thank you for your time.
I would like to exchange information with other descendants of JACOB CONRAD SMITH and ELIZABETH R. WILLOUGHBY who were married in Upshur County 7 Oct 1854. Their children were: Charles W. Smith, born 18 May 1856; George Coleman Smith, born 17 Oct 1857; Manda B. Smith, born 6 May 1860; Jacob W. Smith, born 24 Sept 1862. JACOB CONRAD SMITH, probably the son of JOSHUA SMITH, served with Company "C", 133rd Regiment , WV State Militia and died at ANDERSONVILLE PRISON CAMP on 16 March 1864 during the Civil War. Elizabeth was the daughter of ALFRED WILLOUGHBY. Thanks..
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