Berkeley County, West Virginia Biography of David W. THROCKMORTON


         David W. THROCKMORTON was born in Berkeley County December 31, 1840, the son of Job and Leah H. (Lee) Throckmorton.

         On October 23, 1873, he and Almira V. Thomas, daughter of James M. and Harriet T. (Stewart) Thomas, were married in Hagerstown, Maryland. They had five children: Leah A. Throckmorton, February 16, 1874-?; Effa T. Throckmorton, March 5, 1876-?; Charles L. Throckmorton, March 1, 1878-?; Mary S.T. Throckmorton, January 10, 1880-?; and Jessie A. Throckmorton, January 2, 1882-?.

         They make their home in Darkesville, Mill Creek District, Berkeley County, West Virginia, where Mr. Throckmorton is a farmer.


    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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