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Descendants of Jacob PERSINGER, Sr.


Generation No. 1

1.  JACOB4 PERSINGER, SR.  (HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born 15 July 1715 in Zumikon, Switzerland, and died 1774 in Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.).  He married (1) REBECCA 1743.  She was born 1716 in Botetourt Co., Va., and died 1756.  He married (2) CATHERINE (CATHARINE) PENCE 1760.  She died Unknown.
	
Children of JACOB PERSINGER and REBECCA are:
2.	i.	CHRISTOPHER5 PERSINGER, b. Abt. 1736, Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.); d. Abt. December 1802, Va..
	ii.	PHILLIP PERSINGER, b. 1746, Botetourt Co., Va.; d. 1757.
	iii.	ABRAHAM PERSINGER, b. 1748, Botetourt Co., Va.; d. 1757.
	iv.	CATHERINE PERSINGER, b. 1750, Botetourt Co., Va.; d. Unknown; m. JOHN WRIGHT, 12 October 1785, Botetourt Co., Va.; d. Unknown.
3.	v.	JOHN HENRY PERSINGER, b. 1752, Botetourt Co., Va.; d. 1824.
	
Child of JACOB PERSINGER and CATHERINE PENCE is:
4.	vi.	JACOB GODFREY5 PERSINGER, b. 19 January 1753, Botetourt Co., Va.; d. 1842, Alleghany Co., Va.; Adopted child.


Generation No. 2

2.  CHRISTOPHER5 PERSINGER (JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born Abt. 1736 in Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.), and died Abt. December 1802 in Va..  He married BARBARA PERCY.  She was born in Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.), and died Unknown.
	
Children of CHRISTOPHER PERSINGER and BARBARA PERCY are:
5.	i.	JOHN6 PERSINGER, b. Abt. 1758, Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.); d. 1811, Kanawha Co, Va.
	ii.	MARY (POLLY) PERSINGER, b. 1760, Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.); d. Unknown; m. GEORGE FOUGHT, 1789; d. Unknown.
	iii.	ALLEN PERSINGER, b. 1765; d. Unknown.
	iv.	HARRIETT PERSINGER, b. 1765, Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.); d. Unknown; m. CALVIN; d. Unknown.
	v.	WILLIAM PERSINGER, b. 1766; d. Unknown.
	vi.	DAVID PERSINGER, b. 1768; d. Unknown.
	vii.	GEORGE PERSINGER, b. 1775; d. Unknown.
6.	viii.	MOSES PERSINGER, b. 1776, Potts Creek., Va. (now WVa.); d. 18 July 1826.
	ix.	ISABELLA PERSINGER, b. 1777, Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.); d. Unknown; m. KING; d. Unknown.
	x.	GEORGE PERSINGER, b. 1778, Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.); d. Unknown.
7.	xi.	JACOB PERSINGER, b. 1782, Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.); d. 09 December 1850, Pemberton, OH.
	xii.	ELIZABETH PERSINGER, b. 1784, Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.); d. Unknown; m. GEORGE KARNES, 1793; d. Unknown.
	xiii.	CATHERINE PERSINGER, b. 1788, Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.); d. Unknown; m. JOHN WRIGHT, 1785; d. Unknown.
8.	xiv.	REBECCA PERSINGER, b. 1790, Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.); d. Unknown.

3.  JOHN HENRY5 PERSINGER (JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born 1752 in Botetourt Co., Va., and died 1824.  He married GRISELDA (GRIZZY) 1809 in Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.).  She died Unknown.
	
Children of JOHN PERSINGER and GRISELDA (GRIZZY) are:
	i.	JOHN6 PERSINGER, b. Bef. 1824; d. Unknown.
	ii.	ANDREW PERSINGER, b. Bef. 1824; d. Unknown.
	iii.	JACOB PERSINGER, b. Bef. 1824; d. Unknown.
	iv.	SAMPSON PERSINGER, b. Bef. 1824; d. Unknown.
	v.	ELIZABETH PERSINGER, b. Bef. 1824; d. Unknown.
	vi.	RUTH PERSINGER, b. Bef. 1824; d. Unknown; m. UNKNOWN HUMPHRIES; d. Unknown.
	vii.	PEGGY PERSINGER, b. Bef. 1824; d. Unknown; m. UNKNOWN PATTERSON; d. Unknown.
	viii.	MARY PERSINGER, b. Bef. 1824; d. Unknown; m. UNKNOWN BENNETT; d. Unknown.

4.  JACOB GODFREY5 PERSINGER (JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born 19 January 1753 in Botetourt Co., Va., and died 1842 in Alleghany Co., Va..  He married (1) MARY KIMBERLANE 10 November 1778 in Botetourt Co., Va., daughter of JACOB KUMMERLIN and MARY SCHUMACHER.  She was born in Alleghany Co., Va., and died Abt. 1822 in Alleghany Co., Va..  He married (2) MARGARET READE 1797 in Botetourt Co., Va., daughter of WILLIAM JR. READE.  She died Unknown.
	
Children of JACOB PERSINGER and MARY KIMBERLANE are:
	i.	JOHN6 PERSINGER, d. Unknown.
	ii.	MARY PERSINGER, d. Unknown.
	iii.	ANDREW PERSINGER, d. Unknown; m. ELIZABETH STICKLEMAN, 24 July 1811, Botetourt Co., Va.; d. Unknown.
	iv.	JOSEPH PERSINGER, d. Unknown.
9.	v.	ELIZABETH PERSINGER, d. Unknown.
	vi.	SUSANNAH PERSINGER, d. Unknown.
	vii.	NANCY PERSINGER, d. Unknown.
	viii.	SARAH PERSINGER, d. Unknown.
	ix.	JANE PERSINGER, d. Unknown.
	x.	GRANVILL PERSINGER, d. Unknown.
	xi.	ALEXANDER PERSINGER, b. 11 July 1790, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. Unknown.


Generation No. 3

5.  JOHN6 PERSINGER (CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born Abt. 1758 in Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.), and died 1811 in Kanawha Co, Va.  He married (1) ELIZABETH KIMBERLANE 14 November 1778 in Botetourt Co., Va., daughter of JACOB KUMMERLIN and MARY SCHUMACHER.  She was born Abt. 1758 in Augusta Co., Va., and died Abt. 1802 in Kanawha Co, Va.  He married (2) ELIZABETH (CATHERINE?) STULL 23 December 1803 in Botetourt Co., Va., daughter of STULL and ELIZABETH.  She was born Abt. 1776 in Germany, and died 1846 in Mechanicsville, Cedar Co, Iowa.
	
Children of JOHN PERSINGER and ELIZABETH KIMBERLANE are:
	i.	JOHN JR.7 PERSINGER, d. Unknown.
	ii.	HARMON PERSINGER, d. Unknown.
	iii.	MARY PERSINGER, d. Unknown; m. JACOB BENNETT, 1802, Botetourt Co., Va.; d. Unknown.
10.	iv.	JACOB PERSINGER, b. Abt. 1778, Kanawha County, WVa.; d. Bef. 1860.
11.	v.	LUKE PERSINGER, b. 1783, Virginia; d. 02 January 1871, Washington Co. IN.
	
Children of JOHN PERSINGER and ELIZABETH STULL are:
	vi.	NANCY7 PERSINGER, b. 26 October 1804; d. Unknown; m. WILLIAM GORDON; d. Unknown.
	vii.	GEORGE PERSINGER, b. 06 February 1805; d. Unknown; m. ELANDOR GORDON, 27 July 1826; d. Unknown.
	viii.	MARTHA (MATTIE?) PERSINGER, b. 17 November 1805; d. Unknown.
	ix.	HENRY PERSINGER, b. 26 October 1807; d. Unknown; m. ELIZABETH MAY, 01 January 1825; d. Unknown.
	x.	JAMES PERSINGER, b. 1808; d. Unknown.

6.  MOSES6 PERSINGER (CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born 1776 in Potts Creek., Va. (now WVa.), and died 18 July 1826.  He married CHARLOTTE (LOTTIE) RAYHILL 15 January 1803 in Greenbrier Co.or Monroe Co, Va. (now WVa.), daughter of MATHEW RAYHILL and CHARLOTTE/ESTER STULL.  She was born Abt. 1785 in Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.), and died Unknown.
	
Children of MOSES PERSINGER and CHARLOTTE RAYHILL are:
	i.	HARVEY7 PERSINGER, d. Unknown, Texas; m. UNKNOWN ALFORD; d. Unknown.
	ii.	ALLAN PERSINGER, b. 1808, Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.); d. 1879, Illinois; m. PAULINA PETERS, 03 August 1830, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. Unknown.
12.	iii.	LEE PERSINGER, b. 26 December 1810, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. 24 March 1881, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va..
13.	iv.	MARIAH (MARIA )W. PERSINGER, b. 1812, Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.); d. 1881, Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.).
	v.	SAPHRONIA PERSINGER, b. 1814; d. Unknown; m. WILIAM SULLENDER, 1832, Greenbrier Co., Va. (now W.Va.); d. Unknown.
	vi.	CHARLOTTE PERSINGER, b. 1816; d. 1883; m. GEORGE STULL, Bet. 1836 - 1844, Alleghany Co., Va. or Greenbrier Co., Va. (now W.Va.); b. Abt. 1810; d. Unknown.

7.  JACOB6 PERSINGER (CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born 1782 in Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.), and died 09 December 1850 in Pemberton, OH.  He married MARGARET REID Abt. 1800 in Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.).  She died Unknown.
	
Child of JACOB PERSINGER and MARGARET REID is:
	i.	WILLIAM REID7 PERSINGER, b. 1772; d. 1850.

8.  REBECCA6 PERSINGER (CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born 1790 in Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.), and died Unknown.  She married JOHN DUDDING 1810 in Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.).  He died Unknown.
	
Children of REBECCA PERSINGER and JOHN DUDDING are:
i. ELIZABETH7 DUDDING
	ii.	POLLY DUDDING
	iii.	SARAH DUDDING
	iv.	NANCY DUDDING
	v.	ANDERSON DUDDING

9.  ELIZABETH6 PERSINGER (JACOB GODFREY5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) died Unknown.  She married (1) CONRAD FUDGE.  He died Unknown.  She married (2) FRANCIS LEIGHTON, son of ISAAC LEIGHTON and UNKNOWN CARSON.  He died Unknown.
	
Child of ELIZABETH PERSINGER and CONRAD FUDGE is:
14.	i.	JACOB7 FUDGE, d. Unknown.


Generation No. 4

10.  JACOB7 PERSINGER (JOHN6, CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born Abt. 1778 in Kanawha County, WVa., and died Bef. 1860.  He married URSULA BLAKE 1802.  She was born February 1783, and died 20 August 1859 in Putman Co, WVa..
	
Children of JACOB PERSINGER and URSULA BLAKE are:
15.	i.	HELENA (ELLEN)8 PERSINGER, d. Unknown.
16.	ii.	HELENA PERSINGER, d. Unknown.
17.	iii.	KENNETH PERSINGER, b. Abt. 1804, Kanawha County, WVa.; d. Unknown.

11.  LUKE7 PERSINGER (JOHN6, CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born 1783 in Virginia, and died 02 January 1871 in Washington Co. IN.  He married (1) ESTHER STEELE (STULL?) 26 October 1806 in Kanawha Co. VA.  She was born Abt. 1785 and died 1818.  This is Luke's 1st wife & family.  He married (2) ELIZABETH NEWSOM 10 March 1824 in Washington Co.IN Book A110.   She was born 1803 in Steubenville,Jefferson Co.,OH;  and died 02 August 1871 in Washington Co., IN (Will Book D, Pg. 501).
	
Children of LUKE PERSINGER and ESTHER (STULL?) are:
	i.	ELIAS8 PERSINGER, b. 04 September 1807; d. Unknown.
	ii.	ELIZABETH PERSINGER, b. 20 May 1809; d. Unknown; m. ALFRED RICHARD NEWSOM; b. Abt. 1809; d. Unknown.
	iii.	BENJAMIN PERSINGER, b. 06 April 1811, Virginia; d. 01 January 1890; m. MARY (NEWSOM) PERSINGER, 02 October 1831, Washington Co.IN
	iv.	KIMBERLAIN PERSINGER, b. 30 July 1813; d. Unknown.
	v.	CHARLOTTE (PERSINGER) LUMLEY, b. 04 October 1815; d. Unknown, probably in Missouri.
	vi.	PHOEBE PERSINGER, b. 13 February 1818; d. Unknown.
	vii.	EBENDER PERSINGER, b. 15 May 1820, this name may be Elender (M or F?); d. Unknown.
	viii.	CATHERINE (PERSINGER) HALEY, b. 04 May 1822; d. 13 February 1892, Washington County, IN; bur @Jefferson Twp.; m. DAVID HALEY, 23 January 1839; b. 1812; d. 26 March 1874, Washington County, IN buried @ Haley Cem.
	
Children of LUKE PERSINGER and ELIZABETH NEWSOM are:
18.	ix.	ALFRED RICHARD8 PERSINGER, b. 05 January 1825, Indiana; d. 01 July 1866, Washington Co.IN.
	x.	WILLIAM PERSINGER, b. 10 September 1827; d. Unknown.
	xi.	MARY ANN PERSINGER, b. 17 March 1828; d. Unknown.
	xii.	NANCY D. PERSINGER, b. 17 August 1829; d. Unknown.
	xiii.	AMERICA JANE PERSINGER, b. 16 March 1831; d. February 1880; m. (1) JOHN WESLEY ABBOTT, 08 January 1852; b. 1820, Probably IN, but Parents from NC; d. 1867.  m. (2) MATTHEW H. DAVIS, November 1876; b. Abt. 1830; d. Unknown.
	xiv.	ISAIAH (IRA?)PERSINGER, b. 25 December 1833; d. Unknown; m. LAURA (LOCKHART) PERSINGER; b. Abt. 1834, d. Unknown.
	xv.	RANDALL PERSINGER, b. 24 November 1836; d. 15 April 1914; m. LAURINDA "LUCY" (WHEELER) PERSINGER; b. Abt. 1838; d. Unknown.
	xvi.	JAMES H. PERSINGER, b. 07 February 1838; d. 1886, raised by William Bowers @ early age; m. NANCY (JOHNSON) PERSINGER, 02 March 1858, also married Rachel S. Boling Mar 2, 1858; b. Abt. 1840; d. Unknown, This family listed in 1880 Cen.Jeff.TwpP14..
	xvii.	SARAH ANN PERSINGER, b. 20 August 1839; d. 17 September 1938, yes, died @ 99 years old; m. (1) ELI CARESS, 29 December 1858; b. 12 January 1833; d. 05 March 1862, died in Civil War.; m. (2) MARMADUKE COKER, 03 April 1866; b. Abt. 1838; d. Unknown.
	xviii.	ELIZA MATILDA PERSINGER, b. 07 November 1842; d. 18 January 1939, another source says D: 1938; m. JOHN WAID COFFEY, 26 October 1869; b. 13 January 1841, Salem, IN; d. Unknown, Civil War Soldier Co.C IndianaVol 50th Reg.
	xix.	MARY POLLY PERSINGER, b. 12 June 1847; d. 21 December 1935, died @ 88 years old w Wm. Sr.; m. WILLIAM ELLIOTT, SR., 14 February 1866; b. 22 September 1834; d. 31 July 1891, Buried in the Rice Cem.(Covenanter)..
	xx.	CHARLES PERSINGER, b. 1853; d. Unknown.

12.  LEE7 PERSINGER (MOSES6, CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born 26 December 1810 in Covington, Alleghany Co., Va., and died 24 March 1881 in Covington, Alleghany Co., Va..  He married (1) KISIAH HOOK 02 February 1831 in Alleghany Co., Va..  She died Unknown.  He married (2) DELILAH HELMINTOLLER 27 August 1865 in Covington, Alleghany Co., Va., daughter of PETER HELMINTOLLER and MARY JOHNSON.  She was born 08 June 1832 in Covington, Alleghany Co., Va., and died 09 March 1904 in Covington, Alleghany Co., Va..
	
Children of LEE PERSINGER and DELILAH HELMINTOLLER are:
	i.	MOSES T.8 PERSINGER, b. 13 August 1867; d. Unknown; m. MINNIE POWERS; d. Unknown.
	ii.	ALLEN RYDER PERSINGER, b. 1868, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. 1940, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; m. SARAH E. STULL, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. Unknown.
	iii.	ROBERT LEE PERSINGER, b. 17 May 1870, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. 08 May 1873, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va..
	iv.	CLARISSA SUSAN PERSINGER, b. 14 March 1872, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. 14 July 1937, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; m. BENJAMIN LEWIS CARTER; d. Unknown.
	v.	HARVEY ALFORD PERSINGER, b. 23 March 1874, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. 07 July 1944, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; m. AMMA BELL HUMPHRIES, 02 September 1894, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. Unknown.

13.  MARIAH (MARIA )W.7 PERSINGER (MOSES6, CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born 1812 in Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.), and died 1881 in Greenbrier Co., Va. (now WVa.).  She married JABEZ JOHNSON 18 May 1837 in Covington, Va., son of WILLIAM JOHNSON and SUSAN HARRRISON.  He was born 01 February 1813 in Greenbrier Co., Va. (now W.Va.), and died 20 October 1879 in Greenbrier Co., Va..
	
Children of MARIAH PERSINGER and JABEZ JOHNSON are:
	i.	LEWIS8 JOHNSON, b. 1838, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. Unknown; m. MALISSA ROSE, 22 May 1861, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. Unknown.
	ii.	ELIZABETH JOHNSON, b. 23 September 1839, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. 05 March 1916; m. JOHN N. LEMON, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; b. 13 January 1835, Botetourt Co., Va.; d. 14 April 1909.
	iii.	CATHERINE JOHNSON, b. 1841, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. Unknown.
	iv.	SAMUEL JOHNSON, b. 1842, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. Unknown.
	v.	CHARLOTTE JOHNSON, b. 1844, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. Unknown; m. GEORGE LEE WRIGHT, 30 September 1865, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; b. Abt. 1843, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. Unknown.
	vi.	LEE JOHNSON, b. 1846, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. Unknown.
19.	vii.	JABEZ JOHNSON, b. 1848, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. 1916, Shrewsbury, Kanawha Co., W.Va..
	viii.	ANDREW JOHNSON, b. 1849, Covington, Alleghany Co., Va.; d. Unknown.

14.  JACOB7 FUDGE (ELIZABETH6 PERSINGER, JACOB GODFREY5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) died Unknown.
	
Child of JACOB FUDGE is:
	i.	ANN ALICE8 FUDGE, b. Chicago, Ill; d. Unknown.


Generation No. 5

15.  HELENA (ELLEN)8 PERSINGER (JACOB7, JOHN6, CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) died Unknown.  She married GUSTAVUS F. SHEPHERD 05 April 1843.  He died Unknown.
	
Child of HELENA PERSINGER and GUSTAVUS SHEPHERD is:
	i.	ANNA9 SHEPHERD, b. Abt. 1849; d. Unknown.

16.  HELENA8 PERSINGER (JACOB7, JOHN6, CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) died Unknown.  She married GUSTAVUS FERDINAND SHEPARD 1843 in Kanawha Co., Va..  He died Unknown.
	
Child of HELENA PERSINGER and GUSTAVUS SHEPARD is:
20.	i.	NANCY JANEI9 SHEPARD, d. Unknown.

17.  KENNETH8 PERSINGER (JACOB7, JOHN6, CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born Abt. 1804 in Kanawha County, WVa., and died Unknown.  He married (1) UNKNOWN.  She died Unknown.  He married (2) LUCINDA REYNOLDS 07 April 1831.  She died 19 December 1891.
	
Child of KENNETH PERSINGER and UNKNOWN is:
21.	i.	LEWIS J.9 PERSINGER, b. Abt. 1828, Kanawha County, WVa.; d. Unknown.
	
Children of KENNETH PERSINGER and LUCINDA REYNOLDS are:
	ii.	MARGARET9 PERSINGER, b. Abt. 1831; d. Unknown.
22.	iii.	URSULA PERSINGER, b. Abt. 1833; d. Unknown.
23.	iv.	MARY CATHERINE PERSINGER, b. Abt. 1836; d. Unknown.
	v.	SARAH PERSINGER, b. 15 March 1840; d. Unknown; m. ELISHA JONES, 16 January 1858; d. Unknown.
	vi.	CHARLES PERSINGER, b. Abt. 1841, Kelly's Creek, Kanawha County, WV.; d. Unknown; m. EMILY UNKNOWN; d. Unknown.
	vii.	ANDERSON PERSINGER, b. Abt. 1844; d. Unknown.
	viii.	RACHEL PERSINGER, b. Abt. 1848, Kanawha County, WVa.; d. Unknown; m. WILLIAM MARTIN, 01 May 1866; b. Abt. 1840; d. Unknown.
	ix.	LUCINDA PERSINGER, b. 04 July 1851; d. Unknown; m. DAVID WILKINSON; d. Unknown.
	x.	MELESSA ANN PERSINGER, b. 12 December 1856; d. Unknown; m. THOMAS BRITTON; d. Unknown.

18.  ALFRED RICHARD8 PERSINGER (LUKE7, JOHN6, CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born 05 January 1825 in Indiana, and died 01 July 1866 in Washington Co.IN.  He married MARY ANN ABBOTT 02 October 1845 in Washington County (Book E-48), IN.  She was born 09 October 1825 in Indiana, both parents from North Carolina, and died 21 July 1887 in Washington Co.IN.
	
Children of ALFRED PERSINGER and MARY ABBOTT are:
	i.	JOHN WESLEY9 PERSINGER, b. 07 August 1846; d. 14 October 1848, Bur. @ Walnut Rdge. says D: Oct 11, 1849.
	ii.	BENJAMIN F. PERSINGER, b. 03 April 1848; d. 14 October 1848.
	iii.	EMILY (EMMA) HARRIET PERSINGER, b. 30 July 1849, Washington Co., Indiana; d. 23 November 1885, Bur.@ Walnut Ridge Cem.; m. AL (FRED) GIBBS, 24 January 1870; b. 04 December 1848, Cincinnati, Ohio; d. 28 December 1913, Shattuck (Ellis County), OK..
	iv.	LOUIS (1) WILLIAM PERSINGER, b. 18 November 1851,  d. 09 October 1881, Wash.Co.;see PgDn; Bur. @ Walnut Ridge Cem; m. ELIZABETH CORA (JOHNSON) PERSINGER-GIBBS, Abt. 1877; b. 17 July 1857, Indiana, as were her parents; died age 58; d. 24 February 1915, Sullivan County, 
	v.	ISAAC NEWTON PERSINGER, b. 02 February 1854; d. 05 November 1909; m. MARTHA M. (BURCHAM) PERSINGER, 19 February 1884, Jackson Co. IN (per Marriage records there; b. Abt. 1855; d. Unknown, Marriage Book I, Page 123..
	vi.	CATHERINE JANE PERSINGER, b. 25 April 1855; d. 29 October 1909.
24.	vii.	AMOS WILSON PERSINGER, b. 12 May 1861; d. Unknown, was telegraph operator in ColoradoSprgs,CO.
	viii.	ALBERT BURTON PERSINGER, b. 19 March 1864, middle name may be Morton?; d. 17 November 1890, Buried in Walnut Ridge Cem. Washington Co.; m. ALICE (BOWERS) PERSINGER, 13 July 1887; b. Abt. 1865; d. Unknown, Not buried with Albert, probably remarried.

19.  JABEZ8 JOHNSON (MARIAH (MARIA )W.7 PERSINGER, MOSES6, CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born 1848 in Covington, Alleghany Co., Va., and died 1916 in Shrewsbury, Kanawha Co., W.Va..  He married NANCY JEAN LEMON 01 September 1870 in Covington, Alleghany Co., Va., daughter of JAMES LEMON and MARGARET KESSLER.  She was born 23 March 1852 in Botetourt Co., Va., and died 19 February 1938 in Shrewsbury, Kanawha Co., W.Va..
	
Child of JABEZ JOHNSON and NANCY LEMON is:
25.	i.	JAMES OBED9 JOHNSON, b. 07 November 1891, Greenbrier Co., Va. (now W.Va.); d. 04 January 1971, Shrewsbury, Kanawha Co., WVa..


Generation No. 6

20.  NANCY JANEI9 SHEPARD (HELENA8 PERSINGER, JACOB7, JOHN6, CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) died Unknown.  She married WILLIAM YOUNG 1868 in Kanawha Co., Va..  He died Unknown.
	
Child of NANCY SHEPARD and WILLIAM YOUNG is:
	i.	VALENTINE10 YOUNG, d. Unknown.

21.  LEWIS J.9 PERSINGER (KENNETH8, JACOB7, JOHN6, CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born Abt. 1828 in Kanawha County, WVa., and died Unknown.  He married ELIZABETH HAMMON in Kanawha County, WVa..  She was born Abt. 1832, and died Unknown.
	
Children of LEWIS PERSINGER and ELIZABETH HAMMON are:
	i.	ELIZA J.10 PERSINGER, b. Abt. 1849; d. Unknown.
	ii.	URSULA PERSINGER, b. Abt. 1850; d. Unknown.

22.  URSULA9 PERSINGER (KENNETH8, JACOB7, JOHN6, CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born Abt. 1833, and died Unknown.  She met (1) HARRISON PAINTER Private.  He was born Private.  She married (2) JOHN C. HARMON 26 May 1859, son of HENRY HARMON and ELIZABETH PERSINGER.  He was born 1827, and died Unknown.
	
Children of URSULA PERSINGER and HARRISON PAINTER are:
	i.	CATHERINE10 PAINTER, b. Abt. 1851; d. Unknown.
	ii.	JONAH PAINTER, b. Abt. 1858; d. Unknown.
	iii.	FRANKLIN PAINTER, b. Private.

23.  MARY CATHERINE9 PERSINGER (KENNETH8, JACOB7, JOHN6, CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born Abt. 1836, and died Unknown.  She met WILLIAM G. SMITH Private.  He was born Private.
	
Children of MARY PERSINGER and WILLIAM SMITH are:
	i.	PLEASANT A.10 SMITH, b. Abt. 1856; d. Unknown.
	ii.	VICTORIA SMITH, b. Abt. 1858; d. Unknown.
	iii.	REGANA SMITH, b. Private.

24.  AMOS WILSON9 PERSINGER (ALFRED RICHARD8, LUKE7, JOHN6, CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born 12 May 1861, and died Unknown in was telegraph operator in ColoradoSprgs,CO.
	
Child of AMOS WILSON PERSINGER is:
	i.	LOUIS (2)10 PERSINGER, b. 11 February 1887, Rochester, IL; d. 31 December 1966, NYC; m. ANGELA GIANELL; b. Abt. 1888; d. Unknown.

25.  JAMES OBED9 JOHNSON (JABEZ8, MARIAH (MARIA )W.7 PERSINGER, MOSES6, CHRISTOPHER5, JACOB4, HANS HEINRICH3 BERTSCHINGER, HAN HEINRICK2, RUDOLPH1) was born 07 November 1891 in Greenbrier Co., Va. (now W.Va.), and died 04 January 1971 in Shrewsbury, Kanawha Co., WVa..  He married (1) MINERVA JOHNSON.  She was born in Kanawha Co., WVa., and died 1917 in Shrewsbury, Kanawha Co., WVa..  He married (2) LOLA MAY WHITTINGTON Abt. 1923, daughter of RICHARD WHITTINGTON and CORA WATERS.  She was born 31 December 1896 in WVa, and died 28 December 1944 in Shrewsbury, Kanawha Co., WVa..
	
Child of JAMES JOHNSON and MINERVA JOHNSON is:
	i.	JAMES ALEXANDER10 JOHNSON, b. 02 October 1914, Kanawah County, WVa; d. 21 October 1972, Kanawha County, WVa; m. EDITH ESTER MOMORAN, Private; b. Private.
	
Children of JAMES JOHNSON and LOLA WHITTINGTON are:
	ii.	ROBERT GORDON10 JOHNSON, b. Private; m. ELBERTA BABAETTE HAYNES, Private; b. Private.
	iii.	JOSEPH LEE JOHNSON, b. 22 February 1926, Kanawha Co., WVa.; d. Abt. 1960, Franklin, Pa.; m. JEAN LOUISE KINSER, Private; b. Private.
	iv.	DOROTHY JEAN JOHNSON, b. 13 June 1927, Kanawha Co., WVa.; d. 09 September 1994, Kanawha Co., WVa.; m. JACK MOORE, January 1952, Kanawha Co., WVa.; b. Abt. 1927, Kanawha Co., WVa.; d. Abt. 1965, Kanawha Co., WVa..
	v.	WILLIAM EDWARD JOHNSON, b. 06 January 1929, Kanawha Co., WVa.; d. November 1984, Kanawha Co., WVa.; m. BARABARA ANNE BOYD, Private; b. Private.



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