Berkeley County West Virginia Biography of James H. RACEY


         James H. RACEY was born February 22, 1854 in Frederick County, Virginia, and became a resident of Berkeley County on March 19, 1872. He was the son of Wesley and Alcinda (Vohon) Racey, who were both deceased by 1884.

         In Martinsburg, West Virginia, on August 26, 1875, James H. Racey and Nancy M. Raney, daughter of Jacob and Mary (Butt) Raney, were married. James H. and Nancy M. had two children: Effa S. Racey, January 22, 1877-?; and Millie A. Racey, April 8, 1880-?.

         James H. Racey was a farmer in Martinsburg, Arden District, Berkeley County, West Virginia.

    Submitted by Marilyn Gouge and extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Berkeley County, WV, Biographies List, 1884.

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