TROGDON, BOWEN, CHAFFIN, RATCLIFF, TROUT,
WILLIAMSON. Need the following information: Marriage and death dates for
Stanley Copley (born 9/1844) and birth and death dates for his wife Rachel Damron,
d/o Samuel and Sarah Damron. Marriage and death dates for William J. Trogdon
(born 9/1/1844) and birth and death dates for his wife Rebecca Mary Bowen, d/o
Hugha and Susan Bowen. Death date of James D. Copley (born 1819) and birth and
death dates and location for his wife Margaret Chaffin, d/o Christopher and Sarah
Polly Chaffin. Marriage and death dates for Samuel Damron (born 5/7/1793) and
birth and death dates and location for his wife Sarah Ratcliff, d/o Silas and Mary
Ratcliff. Birth, marriage and death dates for Hugha Bowen and birth and death
dates and location for his wife Susannah Trout, d/o Abraham and Rebecca Trout.
James Rapp, 3826 21st. Street N. W., Canton, OH 44708
STAPLETON, BELCHER. Looking for the burial site of my great
Israel Stapleton, who was born in 1838 in Johnson County, KY. He was a Civil
War Veteran in the 5th West Virginia Infantry, and married Laura Belcher,
daughter of James, in 1889. Israel died in 1895. I believe he lives in the Fort
Gay, Prichard , Centerville area. His son Robert is buried in the Gragston
Cemetery. Would like to contact some of the Belcher family for further
information. Chuck Runyon, 6037 Elizabeth Lake, Waterford, MI 48327
COPLEY, SAMMONS, MILLS,
FARLEY. I am in dire need
of information on
great grandparents on both sides of my family. James A. Copley who married
Emma Sammons and Syllis Mills who married Betty Farley. Dont know much
about my ancestry, please help!! Mary E. (White) Ramsey email@example.com
ARTHUR, BLANKENSHIP. I am a direct descendant of James (Polk) Arthur
who married Mary Etta Blankenship. One son, Joseph S. Arthur, was my
grandfather. James was living in Wayne County in 1880. Any information helpful.
Charles Adkins (330) 378-3218 firstname.lastname@example.org
HAGER. Need information
Spurlock (1773-1857) who married Barthena Hager (1780-1880) daughter of Philip
Hager and Katherine Vannatter. He resided on Uptons Creek in Lincoln County, WV.
Any information appreciated, a picture hopefully!! Carl Spurlock, Rt. 2 Box 569,
Pecks Mill, WV 25547 email@example.com
THOMAS. Looking for information concerning Rosetta Thomas, who was born in
Pulaski County, KY. She is believed to have moved to Huntington area between
1910-1920, where she gave birth to Kenneth Jesse Thomas ( my grandfather) and
later possibly another son. Any help much appreciated.
Jean Briese firstname.lastname@example.org
FRASHER. My great great grandfather was Harvey Frasher (5/13/1826- 6/1862).
According to family history he was in Company K. 8th Virginia, CSA. He also had
three other brothers in Company K., Nathan Hasten, Samuel and William Frasher.
These three can be found on CSA rosters, but I cannot find any record of Harvey
being in the CSA. Can anyone help me?? Thanks!! Dennis Fasher email@example.com
STITH, WELLMAN. Looking for the parents of Valentine Howard Stith who died
in Wayne County August 30, 1911 from Tuberculosis. He married Bird Wellman in
Cabell County in 1900. They had one son, William Riley Stith, who was my
father-in-law. Also need burial place. Rita Stith firstname.lastname@example.org
DAVIS. New menmber looking for help with her Davis family of Wayne County. Her
great-great-grandmother was Mary Jane Davis. Would love to find some pictures
of her family. New researcher, needs help!! Betty Hargesheimer email@example.com
PINSON, PAULEY. Seeking information on my great-great
Pinson and Nancy Pauley who married Nov. 12, 1884. My great grandfather was
Ernest Pinson. Thanks, Kevin Pinson firstname.lastname@example.org
WOODS, MERS, GIBSON,
DAVIS, COOK, STROTHER.
Need marriage record
for Ellen Mers and Clyde Marshall Gibson in Wyane County, late 1933. Information
on Willie Marie Davis who married Phillip Cook of Wyoming County. Willie Marie
born at Hubbardstown, a daughter of William Davis and Myrtle Strother. Any
information on her parents? Marsha Woods, Huntington, WV. (304)522-4676
STEWART. Need obituary for Charles William Stewart who lived in Ceredo, WV.
Charles died around December, 1996 of January, 1997. Need information to secure
Death certificate. Charles W. Stewart, II email@example.com
COPLEY, ARRINGTON. Looking for information concerning my
Russell Copley, probably born late 1800's in Wayne County. It is suggested his
father might have been William D. Copley. John married Minnie Lambert Arrington
in Williamson, WV. He had a brother or half brother named Dug. Patricia Copley
Harold, 149 Falling Rock Drive, Stuarts Draft, VA 24477 firstname.lastname@example.org
Thomas Wooten lived in
Wayne County until his death about
1945 and was married to Bertha Adkins. Had a daughter, Mary Wooten born in
Wayne County about 1905. Mary is my mother. Tommys father was Allen Wooten
who came to the area from Virginia after the Civil War. Any help with this family
would be appreciated. Carl Soltesz email@example.com
WATTS, ROSS. Need information regarding Nancy Ross (7/24/1828-8/7/1881)
buried in Porter Cemetery near East Lynn. She was second wife of John Hansford
Watts (1/1/1820-). They married about 1855. Need marriage date and also John
Hansfords death date. Bill Turley firstname.lastname@example.org
MORGAN, THOMPSON. My great grandparents were Samuel Kenton Morgan,
born 4/5/1885 in Cooper Co., MO., and Lula Belle Thompson, born 2/24/1865 in
Wayne County, WV. Any information on Lulas parents or siblings greatly
appreciated. Debbie Christian 321 Highway 201 North, Mountain Home, AR 72653
CRUM, JUDE. Looking for information on Christopher Columbus Crum (1/1859-1/12/1905) who married Rebecca Jude (5/28/1872 Logan Co.- 11/6/1961
Pike Co., KY. Need information of his death and where buried. Reportedly was
shot while working on railroad near Crum, WV. Jean Hoff Jeanhoff@msn.com
STONE, WILCOX. Looking for
the burial place of
Angeline Lemaster (Wilcox) Johnson, (wife of Joel Johnson), born ca. 1839 in Floyd
Co., KY. She was the daughter of John R. "Jackson" LeMaster and Tamer (Tama,
Tamarah ? ____) born ca 1815 in KY. Tamer was possibly the daughter of Solomon
Stone & Tamer ____. Angeline was married first to Andrew Jackson Wilcox on Feb.
9, 1859 in Floyd Co., KY. Also looking for information on Solomon Stone, who went
west during the gold rush and did not return. Ralph W. Wilcox, 299 Shasta Drive,
# 120, Vacaville, CA 96687-4976. email@example.com
MAYNARD, LIKENS, MILLS. Need information on Elswick Maynard who married
Susan Likens. Of their eight children, Floyd is my grandfather. Floyd married Martha
Ellen Mills in 1914. Anything appreciated. Linda Dupatz, 1513 Straube Ln., Brighton,
IL 62912 firstname.lastname@example.org
BALL. Does anyone have any information concerning Huey Ball, his son Cecil
Ball or Cecils daughter Martha "Mitt" Ball. Martha was my granmother. Any
help appreciated. Michael McKee email@example.com
WILLIS. Need information concerning Violet Willis who was born ca 1913. She
later went to Portsmouth, Scioto County, OH, and had an illegitimate son named
Donald Willis. Anything will be extremely helpful & appreciated. Donna Willis
SMITH, MORRISON. Looking for any information on one Elias Smith, b. ca
1840 in KY. He married Rachel Morrison on 9/16/1869 in WC. This is the Same
Rachel who married Hezekiah Adkins and William Lewis Childers. So far, nothing
has turned up on Elias. When did he die & where is he buried. He and Rachel may
have divorced. Debbie Rogalski firstname.lastname@example.org
ADKINS, MOORE, DeFOE.
Selitha Jane Adkins (1864
OH-1926), d/o Thomas
Adkins & Mary Ellen DeFoe, married ca 1881 Abram S. Moore (1857-1920). They
had 13 children: Florence, Thomas, James, Charles, Effie, William, Maggie, Myrtie,
Edgar, Homer, Nellie, Howard and one name unknown. All children were born on
Ohio. Where & when did Jane & Abram die. They lived in Ironton, OH, but there
is no record of their marriage. Is Selitha correct for Janes first name? R. Richard
Crockett, 2214 NE 51st Ave., Portland, OR. 97213-2508 http://teleport.com/~crockett/index.html
JOHNSON, WILLIS. I am trying to obtain information on William & Matilda (Willis)
Johnson, who married abt. 1847 in Lawrence Co., KY and then migrated to Wayne
County. Their children were Wiley, Rebecca, Tabitha, Thomas Jefferson and William
Harrison Johnson. When and where did William die? What happened to Wiley and
Rebecca? In the WC marriage records, Benjamin F. gives William & Matilda as his
parents, but the record says he was born in Alexandria, VA. Who was the minister, J.T.
Johnson, who married them? Oma Griffith email@example.com
PEYTON. Is the Stephen Staley (b. 5/28/1824) who married
Anna H. Gardner the son of Stephen Staley, Jr. and Mary Peyton. When and where
were they married? Wanda L. Thacker firstname.lastname@example.org
STITH, HINDS. Need information regarding my g.g. grandfather,
who married 10/6/1880 WC to Elizabeth S. Hinds. Was his father Elias Stith? Who
were the parents of Elizabeth? Amy Gray, 4539 W. 8th. St., Cincinnati, OH. 45238
PRUITT, CHRISTIAN. Looking for any help regarding the parents of Lurana/
Lurania Pruitt (8/27/1830-8/6/1900). Also need to know who were the parents of
her husband, Daniel Christian (1831-1904). Anything appreciated. Joanne Samuels
MURPHY, LOWE, JONES. Looking for information on prents of both Alexander
Murphy and his wife, Margaret Lowe. Their daughter, Lucinda, married John
Jones. These are my G.G. Grandparents. Doug Jones, 1005 Brown Hill Road,
Ferrum, VA. 24088 Farseen@cablenet-va.com
HOBACK, ORR, DROWN,
PYLES. I am descended from
& Mary Ann
(Orr) Hoback, throught their son Franklin Winston & Adeline (Fuller Drown)
Hoback, through their son John Franklin Winston, Jr. & Helen (Pyles) Hoback,
through their son Charles C. & Josephine (Gilliland) Hoback, throught their son
and my father, Charles Michael and Linda (Gallaher) Hoback. Where on Camp
Creek is John F. and Mary Ann buried? Any other information appreciated. Beth
PLUM, MAYNARD. I am searching for information concerning my great-grandmother, Samantha "Josie" Plum who married Burl Maynard. There is little information known of her or her family, as they arrived here from Ireland. Any insight into her background would be greatly appreciated. Tammy Thompson Vernick. email@example.com
MARCUM. Can anyone furnish me with the marriage date
Marcum and Tennessee Finley? It would have been around 1895. William was from
Jennies Creek or Missouri Branch area. Pansy Pastrick, 504 20th Ave., North Myrtle
Beach, SC 29582. PINK1PANSY@aol.com
BOARD. I am searching for the ancestors of Stephen Board, born ca 1826 and died
September 9, 1895 in Wayne County. What was the maiden name, and who were the
parents of his first wife, Elizabeth M. who was born ca 1836? They are in the 1860
census of WC, also having another son named Henry P. who was born ca 1857. Can
anyone tell me where any of this family is buried? Ralph C. Wilcox, 299 Shasta
Drive, # 20, Vacaville, VA. 95687-4967 Cwilcox@aol.com
OSBURN, WHEELER, DEAN. Amos
Dean married Abagail Wheeler in Washington
County, VA in 1804. Their daughter Ammilia Dean married Thomas W. Osburn in
Lawrence County, KY in 1830. they were married by Stephen Wheeler, who also
married many others of this Wheeler family. Benjamin Dean moved to Wayne County,
early in the 1800's. Were the family of Abagail Wheeler related to Stephen Wheeler?
Was Amos Dean and Benjamin Dean related in any manner. Pharo Osborn, 95
Falmouth Ct., Granville, OH 42023 Posborn@communigate.net
BRADSHAW, LYCANS. James
A. Bradshaw, son of James and Anna (Wooten)
married in Wayne County on May 18, 1876 to Vianna Lycans. Only Viannas
mother is listed, her name given as Susanna Lycans. Who was Viannas father?
Where were they from? Did James A. Bradshaw have another marriage to a
Maynard woman? Jane (Napier) Neely, 5548 Rock Castle Dr., La Canada, CA.
DROWN, BOSWORTH. Need information on the family of Solomon Drown, the
son of Leonard Drown and Ester Bosworth, from Bristol, RI. Any family information
appreciated. Doris Jude, Rt. 1, Box 535, Fort Gay, WV. 25514
James R. Napier 5/2/1999
Need information concerning my paternal grandfather, George Washington Napier,
who was killed in an auto accident in 1930 when my father was an infant. George
was one of nine brothers and sisters, many of whom had historic names. Most of his
brothers apparently died young. George's wife was named Belle. Any help appreciated.
Looking for any information concerning William Anderson Marcum,
buried in one of the Marcum cemeteries in Wayne County. Thanks.
Wiliam R. Dorton, Jr. 4/18/1999
Can someone please help me with information on my
granfather. He was James
Dorton, born 3/20/1894 in Wayne County. He was the son of James H. Dorton and
Mary M. (Barnett) Dorton. Many thanks.
Earl Baisden 4/9/1999
I am originally from Mingo County, WV, now living in
Virginia. I am related to the
John Smith Baisden who was age 87 in the 1850 WC census. He was living with his
daughter Francis Baisden Copley and her husband Thomas Copley. He is listed as
Thomas Copley, Jr., (age 49) while Thomas Copley, Sr. (age 84) is listed in another
household. to which Thomas was she married
Samuel Dean Jackson 3/28/1999
I was born 1/26/1941 in the "Goff" building
in Kenova, WV. I am the only child of
Samuel Meadows Jackson (b. 2/15/1915 in Grayson, KY) and Dove Hazel Dean
(b. 11/1913 at Fort Gay, WV). Grandparents were James C. & Ottie (Meadows)
Jackson and Charles and Effie (Grimm) Dean. Any help with these families greatly
Need to find a half sister who was born around
1936-38. Her father was Arvil
Marcum, but her mother's name unknown. They were not married at the time.
She lived with her mother in East Lynn or the Kenova area. Appreciate any help
you can give me.
Looking for information concerning my
(Hays) Ramsey, who left Dickenson County, VA for Beech Fork in early 1900's.
According to a deed made to his children in 1918, Freeman was deceased by that
time. Their children included Nervesta Ellen, Laurie, Nora, Virgie, perhaps others.
Also looking for data on my grandfather William Lazarus Jones, commonly known
as Lace. He died in Wayne County ca 1923 and is buried at Fort Gay. His parents
were John and Melinda (Maynard) Jones. Where did John Jones come from. Help
Ken Scaggs 3/10/1999
My grandfather was Charlie
Scaggs (b. 11/3/1900) and my father was Newman Scaggs
(b. 11/3/1923) , both born in Wayne County. My mother was Wilda Mae Dyer
(b. 6/4/1933) also in Wayne County. Her father was Jasper Dyer, who owned a grocery
store at Lavalette, WV. Am getting back into researching my families there, will share
Teresa Huff 3/10/1999
Need information on my grandfather, Captain Clyde Stewart Ferguson,
9/9/1895, a son of Charles Harper and Mary Elizabeth (McKendree) Ferguson.
Mary was born 7/12/1868, the d/o Samuel Paul and Louise (Johnson) McKendree,
and she died in 1955.Charles Harper Ferguson was killed on the railroad and is buried
in Springhill Cemetery. Mary remarried to Frank S. Sedgewick. Clyde's brothers were
Paul Eugene, Otis, Robert, and Clarence Ferguson. Need help with this family.
John Blair 3/8/1999
Need to verify information concerning my Blair family
which came to Wayne County
from Russell County, VA. Benjamin Blair and his wife Amelia (Wallis) Blair lived in
Russell County, but had left by 1860. Their children were James (1834), Sarilda (1836),
Lucinda (1838), Jahiel T. (1840), Francis Marion (1844), and Sarah F. (1846). I find
two Blair marriages in the Wayne County marriage records. Permelia Blair, widow of
Russell Co., VA. and d/o William & S. Wallace married on 11/5/1856 to Hobart White
of Pulaski Co., VA. In the other , James C. Blair married on 4/13/1855 to Elen
Adams. ( There is a later marriage on 9/11/1890 between James C. Blair & Nancy
Ann Sowards). Two of James C.'s daughters married in Wayne County, Ida to
Alexander Vance and Nancy J. to William B. Elkins. Any additional information
Alpha J. Pyles 3/7/1999
Am interested in learning more about my Pyles family of
Wayne County. My Great
grandfather was Isaac Pyles, my grandfather was John Pyles, and my father was
James Ralph Pyles. Any information appreciated. We lived on Newcomb Creek.
Norm & JoAnn Daniels 3/7/1999
Looking for any information regarding Joshua Evans
married Nancy ______. Their son John Smith Evans (5/2/1899-6/24/1968) married
Sadie Romans, d/o Isom and Fannie (Copley) Romans.
Arbutus (Pyles) Pratt 3/6/1999
My name is Arbutus
(Pyles) Pratt, now living in Tucson, AZ.
I was born in Wayne
County and enjoy any news from there which I can receive. Am interested in any
information on the Pyles and Bench families. Many thanks.
Cynthia Bates 2/21/1999
My grandmother and her parents lived in Wayne County
from 1890-1904. They
came from Wise County, VA. My grandmother was Bertha Hay, d/o Marcus &
Susan (Craft) Hay. She attended Ten Mile School, where her uncle, Tilden Hay,
was her teacher. I also had a great aunt named Winnie Hay who married Albert
Wells. Can anyone share information on this family?
I am looking for any records of the Thomas Lee Jordan
family. He was listed as
being 35 in the 1850 Wayne County census.
Searching for my
Marcum ancestors. My father was born in
Wayne County, KY.
My grandfather's name was William Marcum and his wife was named Chloe.
Jim Wuthrich 1/26/1999
Searching for the full name of B. J. Napier,
second husband of Martha
Napier. Martha was born 2/1/1876 and m1. 1/20/1892 to Robert Ward. When & where
did she marry B. J. Napier. Martha killed in 1948 in auto accident in Florida. Obit
says widow of B. J. Napier. Buried in Mt. Vernon Cemetery as Martha Ward.
Leigh Ann Napier 1/24/1999
I am looking for the parents of Absolum T. Clark, who
died 4/27/1885 in Wayne
County. Me married Malinda Mills, d/o John & Kate Mills, they had at least 8 children.
Glenna Pack Hall 1/24/1999
John W. Pack,
s/o George W. Pack, Jr.
was my great-grandfather. He was born in 1837
in Kentucky, married 8/29/1860 in Lawrence Co., KY to Nancy Sammons, d/o John &
Elizabeth (Cox) Sammons. Where did John W. Pack die?
Robert A. Scaggs 1/15/1999
Seeking information on Isaac and Harriet Scaggs who were
members of the Grenbrier
Baptist Church on Trace Creek, ca 1847/48. The church was known as the New
Salem Baptist at that time. What was their relationship, husband & wife? Any
information of family members appreciated.
James Ricketts 1/12/1999
Searching for Ricketts
of Wayne County. I have a large data base
on subject and willing
Thomas Earl Napier 1/10/1999
Looking for information concerning my grandfather, John B. Napier,
born 1/20/1880. He
married Nancy B. ______ abt. 1902. their children were Virginia (1903), Garnette (1907),
Earl, my father (1909). How did John die? What was Nancy's maiden name? Help