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David Kinner married Mary Stewart 2 Oct 1819 Cabell Co. David was born 8 Oot 1800 in Hanover Co., VA, Mary 4 Nov 1802 in Giles Co., VA. They resided at Catlettsburg, Lawrence Co., KY and David died in fire 29 Jul 1851 (from newspaper clipping). I am looking for his parents. Legend says Rodham Kenner and Betsy Clay. I also have extensive information on the KENNER/KINNER and CHADWICKS of the Tri-state area.

Jack A. Kinner - - 1965 Turner Rd., Williamstown, KY 41097 (606) 824-5199


I would like any information on a Mary Anne Booten b.6-22-1833 in Cabell Co. she married a Jacob Landis Adams.Thanks

M. Palmer -


Has anyone heard of Homer and Edna Tinsley who had a small grocery in the west end of Huntington? They had three sons, William, Richard and ?. My father was Chester Park Tinsley and he owned Tinsley's Sunrise Creamery on Norwood Avenue across from the cemetery and next to the state asylum. Thank you.

James W. Tinsley - - 602 Stafford Lane, St. Augustine, FL 32086


Seek info on John HAY, b. ca 1730-40, d. 1799, Charlotte Co., VA. His son was Thomas HAY, b. ca 1760-70, d. ca 1830-40, Russell Co., VA. Descendant, William Tilden HAY (my grandfather) lived in Cabell and Wayne Counties. Will gladly exchange info.

Kenneth E. Napier - - 8025 Sandlewood Lane, Spokane, WA 99212


Can anyone give me any information on Ezra, Permelia, or Mary Ann Adkins? They were three of Blackburn and Geneva Adkins' children as shown on the 1900 Federal census for Cabell County. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

Anna Grant -
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I am looking for any information on EPLING, Ireland "Happy". Supposed Birth place, Cabell County, Married Columbia Stotridge(Shortridge?), in Mingo County. She was a resident of Pike County, Ky. His said Father is Fred Epling and Mother Ella Epling" Maiden unknown" He was Born around 1900-1901-1902...

Cindy -

1st (West) Virginia Light Artillery, Battery "B"

I am looking for any information on the 1st (West) Virginia Light Artillery, Battery "B". My GG Grandfather, Thomas R. Thomas, from Upper Township, Lawrence Co. Ohio, (Ironton) joined this outfit in October, 1861 at Ceredo, W. Va. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

David F. Glazier Jr. -


I'm looking for any information on Percival S. Ferguson and his wife Mary Ann Rutherford probably born near the 1830s in Cabell Co. Percival S. Ferguson's parents were Westley Ferguson & Betsy P. Brown m. 1829 in Cabell Co.Their son, Vivien Pearl Ferguson was born 1857 in Wayne Co. m. 1: Josephine Jackson m. 2: Frances Clay. What relation was Percival to Samuel & Col. Milton Ferguson? Was Mary Ann descended from Robert Rutherford who served in the War of Indepedence?

Rick Mc Callister -


I am trying to help my mother inlaw to try and find some of her ancestors. William A. Kelly he was born in Virginia on Sept. 5th 1834 and died in Ohio in 1901. His father was from Ireland and his mother was from Virginia. He married Jane Burgess in about 1856. She was born in Virgina Feb. 10th, 1840 and died also in Ohio in 1901. We are told that Jane Burgess was an Native American. If any one has any information on either I would appreciate it. If you know Janes tribe and her parents and or Williams parents names please send. Thank you.

Margaret Johnson -
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Searching the descendants of Isaac Blake, Sr. who died in Cabell County on 12 Aug 1831. Isaac was born in Giles Co., VA and migrated first to Fayette County, then Cabell County. I am interested in establishing connections to the my numerous distant cousins who live in this region today.

Richard H. Blake
2922 Thomas Avenue
Huntington, WV 25705 Email to:


Need lookup on 1850 Cabell Co census on NICHOLAS, John b. abt 1786. He is shown in the 1860 census as being 84 years old and living in the household of his grand son Perry MCCALLISTER. Is John shown in the 1850 census? If so, what details are given?

David McCallister -


Looking for any SEXTONS from Cabell County. Especially Horatio Hamilton SEXTON. He enlisted with the 8th Virginia Calvary. Any information on his ancestors or descendants. NOTE:The 8th Virginia was formed in Cabell County, Virginia (now West Virginia.) H. H. Sexton, Private in Company E. Not in CRS. CAF says wounded in action in Virginia. VGR: buried Maupin Cemetery, near Ona, Cabell County, WV. (Enlisted in Giles County)

Dianne Carr Peterson -
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William Saunders Lucas born 1817-1820 Cabell Co some call Cyrus Lucas. His brothers and sisters are: John Lucas brn: 1811-1822 Hiram Fry Lucas brn: 1827-1829 Nancy brn: @1824 Elizabeth brn: @1820 Carolina brn: @1829 Nancy A brn: @1835. Is there anyone who can do some research. I'm willing to share my research. I have this line back to 1720 but a lot of holes in the line. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Sally Staley -


Grossl, John and Ann (Yauch) Looking for any descendents. John immigrated into the area sometime into the late 1880/1890s. Need birth marraige and death info on the parents and children: Anthony, Anna, Frederick, Frank, William and Joseph. Point me in the right direction for finding this info please! This is my husbands family and we are the only Grossl family in Idaho.

Susan D. Slade-Grossl -


I was born in Cabell County in 1962 and I think most of my family was, too. Most of them still live in Huntington. My mother's maiden name was Waugh and they lived on Waverly Road throughout her childhood. My grandparents were Mack & Lillie (or maybe Lilly, Lily) Waugh. I know they died in Huntington. Could you please send me any info you would have on their parents & siblings? Thank you so much for your time and trouble.

Jamie Hartman - - 804 Young Court Westminster, MD 21158


I'm looking for my famliy history under the two names above.My mothers name is Rebecca Carol Maxwell and my grandfather name is Cecil Maxwell now on Lewis all I know of is my father name which is William Russel Lewis.If any one knows of any information to help me please e-mail me.

Terrance Mattox -
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Looking for information on PLYMALE, BROMLEY, VINSON, NAPIER, FRY Families with Cabell roots. Will be glad to share info with others. Circa 1700-1800.

PBHCoop -
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I am looking for information about my great-grandmother, Emily Blankenship, born around 1880 in Cabell Co. Evidently they moved to Kanawha Co because she married Lewis Nichols there in 1885. All I know is that they were from Cabell Co. Her father's name was David and his father named Reuben Blankehship. If anyone has any info, please e-mail me.

Gracie Stover (originally from Raleigh Co) -
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Does anyone have any info on a Grace McKinley [Phillips] born in Kentucky around 1905 -1907? She had a relative named Grace Robison who worked as a nurse in a hospital in Hunington and Grace Robinson's brother named Carl operated a hotel in Hunington.[1930's]
Looking for a lost Mother - Grandmother. Thanks.

Jan Householder -


I am looking for information on a NELLIE PERKINS. She was supposed to have been born in HUNTINGTON W.V. on March 2, 1893. Her mothers name was ADA E. PERKINS. She ended up in COVINGTON KY and first married an EVANS (widowed) then married WILLIAM HENDERSON. Any help on any of these names is greatly appreciated.Thank you!!

Nanjo2 -


WHITE, McNEELY - Looking for information regarding Major WHITE b 1816 married Sarah McNEELY 6-4-1823 in Cabell Co. Major is the son of John "Jack" WHITE, Jr. b. 1775 in Amherst Co., Va and Susannah MARCUMs b. 1776 in Franklin Co., Va. Major's siblings include: Willliam b. 1794; John b. 1800-1802; Thomas b. 1803; Charles b. 1802; Issach b. 1807; Reuben b. 1808; Hiram b. 1810; Masten b. 1814; Elijah b. 1812; James b.1796; and Judith b.1817. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you.

Gina Rose -


I would like to get any info I can find on NAPIER/MILLS/MARSHALL/JACKSON/ESTEP families that I can find. Grandfathers names Thomas Franklin NAPIER, John MARSHALL, Hezikiah MARSHALL, Allen W. JACKSON, George ESTEP, John Thomas MILLS. Thank You!

Vicki Dunkin Pryor, OK - (Lincoln Elementary)
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Samuel Patterson (my great-great grandfather) dob unknown married Mahaley Lambert dob unknown they had a son Eli Patterson (great grandfather) dob unknown who married Bertha Mae? Eli & Bertha had a son Earl Hendrix Patterson (grandpa) born April 9, 1915, daughters Flora Belle Patterson, Blanche Patterson, Nancy Patterson, Mildred Patterson, and one more daughter whose name I can't get. Again, thank you very much for any help you can give me.

Tammy Patterson -
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Hello I would like to know if there are any printed county publications for sale ? I would be most interested in births, marriages, census publications. Thank you !!!

Joyce -


Looking for information on John E. Kirk. He was married to Mary Miller and to Cynthia McCallister. He had the following children Jesse, William, Preston, Andrew, Leander, and Nancy by Mary and Barbara by Cynthia. John was born abt. 1820 to William Kirk. John also lived in Lincoln County.

Herman C. Kirk -


I am looking for any information about the Simms Family in Cabell County. Any information concerning the Family or related names would help. I am trying to put together my Family Tree. The home place was located in the Highlawn area of Huntington.

Major W. Simms, Jr. -


PEARLIE DILLON - He was my grandfather; can't find anything about him. He was born there, died in a "major" house trailer fire in 1948. I have the article from newspaper but that is all I can find. Any help? Thanks Mary Ann

Mary Ann Jones - madillon@InfoAve.Net
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I am looking into my grandfathers line. He was born in Cabell county his father was Owen EAVES and his mother was Ethel Robertson. I'm having problems with my grandmothers line also, she was born in Huntington her fathers name was Oliver GUINN and her mothers name was Sally Francis Hall. Any information on these lines would be appreciated.

Cyndi DeStefano -
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I would be interested in finding any information on the McDonie surname. It is a corruption of another name McDonough, MacDonahee, etc. We have family in Cabell County and are direct decendents of Joe McDonie. Any help would be appreciated.



Looking for information on HILL, Joseph who was married to Mary Jane SHANKLIN (SHANKLYN). They had possibly 11 children, one of which was Janetta Houston HILL,(1857 - 1880) who was married to WALLACE, John James (1842 - 1926) They had 6 children, one of which was William Yancy WALLACE, Who was married to Matilda ESTEP, Daughter of Joseph Woolsey ESTEP and Louisa Jane GRADY. Any information about these families would be appreciated!

Richard Beckman -


Need information on Americus Frances HARSHBARGER and family. Americus b. 1856, Cabell County, married 1880 in Putnam County to Sylvester W. RUMBAUGH. any information deeply appreciated.

Russell Turner -
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Looking for information on BESS family, going back to Nash BESS which at that time ca 1800 ties in with William BEST/BESS. Also looking information on PULLEN

Gbess -


I am looking for information on the father of Garland Conley. Garland was born 1777, and was the son of Susanna. He had a brother Baily and a sister Bridget , who married Roberty Lilly of Fluvanna Co. There is mention of an uncle John and there is a cousin Thomas who may have been born in Dublin IRL. and came to Pulaski Va. in 1772. Garland settled in Logan Co. Va. along with most of his relitives.

Andy Conley -


Looking for cousins!! Descendants of Henry Lambert and his sons John W. and Fred Bussey Lambert. Henry taught school in Huntington until about 1932 and John W. was living in Huntington until at least 1958. Fred B. Lambert moved to Barboursville, I believe. All help appreciated!!

Virginia Cisewski -


I am interested in informatiom about Edith Marie Albright/Adkins/Prichard. She was born in Salt Rock 10 Sep 1901. She is the daughter of Beamer Adkins and Margery Ann Albright and the wife of Alfred Prichard
Edward R Prichard
#7 Goose Ck. Rd.
Barboursville, WVa. 25504 -


I am looking for information about Thomas T. Adkins born Feb. 1818 in I believe Greenbrier Co. I have been told his parents are William Adkins and Sarah ???? Adkins. Thomas T. is listed in 1840 on the Census of Cabell Co. Wv. Any information about this man would be helpful. Thank you very much. My EMail address is and my name is Pat Adkins <br>

Pat Adkins -
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I am looking for information about Thomas Crawley Anderson (Born November 16, 1809 in Virginia) (Left Virginia in 1837 and went to Kentucky) (1840-1865 in Missouri) (1870-til Death in 1888 in Delta County, TX). Thank You.

Ray Anderson -


Looking for any information on Julia Blesoe born 1878 in Cabell Co., John Russell Terry born 1865, and Elba Morrison born 1878.

James P. Bradley -
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Trying to find out if there was a child born to James Irwin and Eva Imogene McDaniels in 1945 in Cabell Co. Thanks, George.

George Adams - george


I am looking for even the smallest scrap of information concerning the members of the AUXIER families that lived in Cabell County, West Virginia.

Vance Need -


Looking for information concerning Bexfield family. Any information appreciated.

Pam Klingler -


I`m looking for John W. DAVIS was Cabell Co. in 1820, wife was Polly? and have three sons Joseph B. born 1820, Benjamin T. born 1822, Charles born 1824. Thank you Sue Davis.

Sue Davis -


I'm looking for ANY information on Charles Edward BYRD b.5.15.1872 in Glade Hill,Va d.1.1943 in Huntington WVa. m. to Anna Martha HACKWORTH b.8.10.1874 Bedford City or County Va d. 12.14.1946 Huntington WVa. they had 12 children. ANY info appreciated, especially on their parentage etc. At one point Charles or Charley Ed as he was called, worked at the Huntington Thermos Co. circa 1921. THANKS!!

Nattil -


John MANN born in VA 1797 in VA, moved to Windsor Twp, Lawrence Co, OH about 1830. I have found mention of him in court records in Cabell Co. prior to his appearance in Lawrence Co. OH. His daughter Margaret J. MANN may have been born in Cabell co and John may have been married there. Would like to know parents of John and mother of Margaret. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Theresa -


Looking for anyone with information of the KELLY family of early Cabell County. Isabelle KELLY married 1809 Thomas Rezin SWANN and had children, John Kelly Swann, Leven Covington Swann, Angeline Swann and Julia Ann Swann of Cabell County. Trying to see if there is any relation to Walter KELLY that was killed by Indians in Kanawha Valley in 1773.

Jeff Swann -
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Looking for any information on Thomas Chandler family. On October 22, 1827, Thomas filed for Rev. War pension in Cabell County. His wife, Amasa Jane ?, was a Cherokee Indian. Any information would be greatly appreciated!

Joanne Elliott -


My Great-Great-Great Grandfather Jonathon Booth was born in Cabell County in 1805 as was his first wife Celia Walker-Booth and my G-G Grandfather (Anderville or Andrewville) I have both spellings. I'm looking for any information that may be available on them. I have some and would love to share it if you are interested... thank you for time.

Robert Kenneth Booth -


Seeking parents of John Washington JEFFERSON 1822-1923, born and died in Cabell Co, who were his parents, what is his connection to Thomas Jefferson? Obit from Huntington paper says he is the great nephew of TJ. Thank you,

Sandy in Florida -


Looking for decendants & ancestors of Elmer Desmond BOSTER born 6 April 1876 Laurence County, Ohio, died in Huntington 6 April 1953. Married Martha Ellen KING born 8 December 1879 Laurence County, died 28 February 1940, Huntington. Martha & Elmer had 16 children, some born in Ohio, some of them in West Virginia. Interested in getting photos of BOSTER cemetary markers, obits, etc. & exchanging info with other BOSTER researchers.

LeAnne Davis -


Robert Clendenin. . . born 1765, maybe in Augusta. Robert from Montgomery/Giles area of Virginia. Moved to Cabell County, VA in time for the 1820 census. I am looking for any info on him. His children were John, Archibald and Mary, who married Alexander NcNeely in Cabell. He may have children, Julet, Dorcas and Robert. Thank you!

Debby Consiglio -


For the person looking for data on "Blankenship Family of Cabell County WV; Contact Don Blankenship, PO Box 212, Matewan, WV 25678. Don has a large collection on the Blankenship's and related names.

Denton C. Sansom -
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At one time they were in Cabell Co. WVA. I am mainly interested in Joseph Rowe born 1790, in VA. They were in Giles Co. VA by 1812. The father maybe James Rowe Sr. Joseph married Elizabeth (Betsy) Plimel (Plymale) date unknown. I would appreciate any help, I have been looking for a long time. Thanks.

Sharon Rowe -


I am interested in any information on the Peery/Perry, Cartmill and Harrison families of early Cabell Co. These families came from Tazewell Co., VA, and were in Cabell Co. by 1810 or earlier. Parts of all these families migrated to Missouri in the 1830s, mostly to Audrain, Montgomery and Callaway Cos. Would like any help at all.

Eric Newsom -

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