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Kanawha County Deaths 1861

Name                                     Month   Day    Age   Birthplace                      Parents                                          Informant
Anderson, Sarah Elizabeth                 APR    10     1m    Little Sandy                    Anderson, Henry & Virgnia                        Henry Anderson, father
Anderson, Susan                           APR     5     55y   Blue Creek                      Donokes, Ed & Nancy                              Wm Anderson, husband
Benedict, Geo. K                          SEP    25     36y                                   Benedict, Samuel & Helen                         S Benedict, father
Bird, Francis                             JUN     1     17y   Big Sandy                       Bird, John C & Lucinda                           Rebecca Bird, step-mother
Bird, John James                          DEC    21     2y    Big Sandy                       Bird, John & Jane                                Jane Bird, mother
Blake, Sarah                              MAR     4     18y   Kanawha 2 Mile                  Blake, Armstead & Sarah                          Armstead Blake, father
Bleet, Anna                               APR    15     20y   Charleston                      Bullet, Henry & Mary                             Wm Hedrick
Boggess, ___                              AUG     1     2m    Allens Fork                     Boggess, Wm & Catherine                          Wm Boggess, father
Borror, Wm. Alex                          AUG    24     14m   Tuppers Creek                   Borror, Sampson & Amanda                         Sampson Borror, father
Carpenter, Chas.                          SEP    16     16m   Tuppers Creek                   Carpenter, Granville & Elizabeth                 Granville Carpenter, father
Carper, Alexander                         MAY    18     17y   Charleston                      Carper, Levi & Mary                              Samuel Chambers, grandfather
Casdorph, Louisa                          JUL           3y    Kanawha 2 Mile                  Casdorph, John M & Elizabeth                     John M Casdorph, father
Clarke, Virginia                          DEC     3           Davis Creek                     Clarke, Jesse & Henrietta                        Jesse Clarke, father
Clarke, Wm. H                             DEC     3           Davis Creek                     Clarke, Jackson & Nantz                          Jackson Clarke, father
Clay, ___                                 AUG    10     3m    Fields Creek                    Clay, E & Martha                                 Ezekill Clay, father
Cobb, __                                  JUN    16     1m    Davis Creek                     Cobb, Richard & Caroline                         Caroline Cobb, mother
Cobb, Francis M                           JUL           1y    Clay Co                         Cobb, Hildebert & Sarah J                        Nancy Cobb, grandmother
Cocke, __                                                     Kanawha River                   Cocke, John & Cynthia                            John Cocke, father
Cocke, Margaret                           JAN     1     23y   Kanawha River                   Cocke, Wm & Sarah                                Amos Pauley, neighbor
Coffman, David                            APR     5     60y   Pennsylvania                                                                     David Page, neighbor
Collins, Catherine                        OCT    10     5y    Kanawha Co                      Collins, Thos. & Catherine                       Thomas Collins, father
Cook, ___                                 OCT    16     7m    Boone Co                        Cook, GP & Lucy                                  George P Cook, father
Coon, __                                  DEC    15           Kanawha Co                      Coon, C & Sarah                                  CC Coon, father
Copin, Isabella                           APR    12     2y    Elk River                       Copin, Wm M & Hannah                             Wm M Copin, father
Copin, James M                            NOV    20     4y    Little Sandy                    Copin, Lewis & Jane                              Lewis Copin, father
Copin, Malinda                            NOV     6     11y   Little Sandy                    Copin, Lewis & Jane                              Lewis Copin, father
Cork, __                                  OCT    16     7m    Boone Co                        Cork, G P & Lucy                                 Geo P Cork, father
Cotton, Burdit F                          DEC    20     2y    Charleston                      Cotton, Jno. T & Sarah                           Jno T Cotton, father
Countz. Wm. Henry                         JAN     8     47y   Nicholas Co                     Countz, Margaret                                 Margaret Countz, mother
Crocket, Leonard                          FEB    14     32y   Kanawha Co                      Crocket, Jno. B & Parthenia                      Jno Crocket, father
Cundiff, Jno. F                           DEC     8     8y    Kanawha Co                      Cundiff, Jno. & Rhoda                            Jno. Cundiff, father
Curry, Polly                              DEC    10     86y   Kanawha Co                      Brewenster, Wm.                                  Jno Cundiff, son-in-law
Darby, Flora Jane                         OCT     9     5m    Elk River                       Darby, GI & Catherine                            GI Darby, father
Dawson, __                                JUN    28     3y    Grape Vine                      Dawson, Wm S & H                                 SG Crane, neighbor
Drawdy, Elizabeth Cordelia                MAR    27     13m   Elk River                       Drawdy, Washington & Catherine                   Catherine Drawdy, mother
Eads, Lucinda                             SEP    15     35y   Elk                             Eads, Carson & Eliz.                             Leonora Burns, daughter
Eadse, Elizabeth                          OCT    23     74y   Kanawha Co                      Winkler, Henry & Eliz.                           Leonora Burns, daughter
Edens, Edith                              JUN    23     24y   Tuppers Creek                   Holley, Jeremiah & Edith                         AM Edens, husband
Edens, Sarah Shepperd                     SEP    18     16y   Tuppers Creek                   Edens, MG & Martha                               MG Edens, father
Eding, Johnston                           MAY    11     50y   Cabin Creek                     Eding, Henry & Abigail                           Hannah Eding, wife
Elswick, Floyd B                          OCT     7     1m    Blue Creek                      Elswick, Reese & Nancy                           Reese Alswick, father
Foster, Hannah                            NOV    27     16y   Withcher Creek                  Prather, Jos. & Theresa                          Francis Foster, husband
Foster, James H                           FEB    14     19y   Kanawha Co                      Foster, Richard & Bethpa                         R Foster, father
Frame, __                                 JUL     1     3y    Kanawha 2 Mile                  Frame, Samuel & Sarah                            Samuel Frame, brother
Franklin, John                            MAR    20     82y   Price Edward Co                                                                  Cyrus Cary, son-in-law
Gassaspie, Em                             DEC    28     24y   Coal River                      Gallespie, Jas. & Rachel                         Jas. Grap, father
Goodwin, Mary J                           JAN     1     6d    Poca                            Goodwin, CS & Ellen                              J Scott, neighbor
Grap, Augustus                            SEP    11     49y   Paint Creek                     Grap, Jas. & Debby                               Jas. Gallaspie, father
Green, John                               OCT    15     9d    Elk River                       Green, Jno. & Martha                             Jno Green, father
Griffith, John Nelson                     JAN    16     2y    Cole River                      Griffith, Samuel & Lucy                          Samuel Griffith, father
Hamrick, Mary C                           OCT    20     23m   Blue Creek                      Hamrick, Reynolds W & Ann                        RW Hamrick, father
Hannagan, Wm                              FEB    24     3y    Kanawha Co                      Hannagan, I & Sophona                            Jas. Stanley, uncle
Hase, Mary                                OCT    25     84y   Clifton                         Barns, Jos. & Theresa                            Nancy Hansford, daughter
Hazelett, Andrew J                        JUN     7     3y    Mud River                       Hazelett, Henry & Elizabeth                      Henry Hazelett, father
Hedrick, Smith                            DEC     1     3m    Malden                          Hedrick, Chas & Cornelia                         Chas. Hedrick, father
High, Edward                              FEB    14     15y   Charleston                      High, Geo. & Barbara                             Geo High, father
Hill, Nancy                               FEB          100y                                                                                    James Humphreys, son-in-law
Hoover, Charles                           JUL    10     2m    Charleston                      Hoover, Andrew & Laura                           Andrew Hoover, father
Huddleston, Nathan                        MAR     1     19y   Fayetteville                    Vondle, A & Cynthia                              Cynthia Vondle, mother
Hudson, James C                           SEP    13     50y   Kanawha                         Hudson, Samuel & Nancy                           Samuel Hudson, father
Huffman, __                               AUG    15     4m    Lens Creek                      Huffman, Alfred? & Cynthia                       Ephraim Huffman, father
Jarrall, Davis B                          DEC    25     1m    Malden                          Jarrall, A J & C                                 A J Jarrall, father
Johnson, Nelson Lewis                     AUG    25           Grape Vine                      Johnson, Alex & Isabel                           Alex Johnson, father
Jones, Amanda                             NOV     1     8m    Elk River                       Jones, HJ & CI                                   H Jones, father
Jones, Henry                              AUG     6     4y    Up Elk                          Jones, H & EJ                                    H Jones, father
Jones, Thomas                             DEC    28     27y   Poca                            Jones, Samuel & Nancy                            Nancy Jones, mother
Keeney, Marion                            OCT    10   2-1/2y  Cabin Creek                     Keeny, WS & Mary                                 WS Keeny, father
Keeney, Milly                             JUL    10     9y    Cabin Creek                     Keeney, Stares & Milly                           MW Keeney, brother
Kelly, Wm E                               AUG    15     3y    Elk River                       Kelly, Patrick & I                               I Kelly, mother
Kidd, Morris Bardine                      OCT    12     11y   Poca                            Kidd, John & Amelia                              John Kidd, father
Kiner, David Mathew M                     OCT     1     15y   Elk                             Kiner, Samuel & Mary                             Sarah Kiner, sister
King, Chas. W                             DEC    17     20m   Mill Creek                      King, GW & Rhoda                                 Geo. W King, father
King, Lewis W                             NOV     2     14y   Lens Creek                      King, Jno & Eliz.                                Jno King, father
Lawrence, Geo.                            NOV    16     2y    Boone Co                        Lawrence, M M & Prinella                         MM Lawrence, father
Leftwich, Arelia                          OCT    15   2-1/2y  Kanawha Salines                 Leftwich, Jesse & M                              Jesse Leftwich, father
Long, Pleasant                            JAN     1           Poca                            Long, Francis & Ellender                         Ellender Long, mother
Martin, __                                NOV    21           Malden                          Martin, Dryden & Julia                           Dryden Martin, father
Martin, Mary Emory                        JUN    20     7m    Frogs Creek                     Martin, Dicelisian & Catherine                   D Martin, father
Martin, Tipton                            MAR     4     52y   Kanawha Co                      Martin, Jos. & Marg.                             Jane N Martin, wife
Matheny, Martha                           DEC    10     12y   Elk                             Matheny, David & Elizabeth                       David Matheny, father
Matheny, Susan M                          AUG    20     1m    Elk River                       Matheny, Michael & M                             Michael Matheny, father
McCoy, James M                            SEP           18y   Charleston                      McCoy, Jas. & Lucy                               Jas. McCoy, father
Midkiff, Amanda                           DEC    12     20y   Kanawha Co                      Ferrell, Jno & Sarah                             Aaron Midkiff, husband
Milam, Geo. L                             JUL    15     7m    Allens Fork                     Milam, Wm.                                       Wm Milam, father
Mills, Nancy                              SEP           32y   Charleston                      Mills, Jesse & F                                 Jesse Mills, father
Moles, James C                            AUG    16     7y    Little Sandy                    Moles, Wm H & Nancy                              Wm H Moles, father
Mulchy, Geo.                              DEC    16     1y    Charleston                      Mulchy, T & Lavina                               T Mulchy, father
Oiler, Charles L                          JAN    15     3y    Kanawha Co                      Oiler, Jas. M & Mary                             Jas M Oiler, father
Orth, Catharine                           NOV     5     5y    Elk River                       Orth, Matthias & C                               Matthias Orth, father
Orth, Joseph                              OCT    16     3y    Elk River                       Orth, Matthias & C                               Matthias Orth, father
Parish, Nancy M                           FEB    15     35y   Gallipolis, OH                  Burnett, Wm & Prudy                              Peter P Parish, husband
Parsley, John                             NOV    10     11m   Kanawha Co                      Parsley, J & SI                                  Jno Parsley, father
Parsons, Phoebe                           AUG    19     75y   Smith Creek                                                                      Francis Kidd, daughter
Pauley, __                                OCT           1d    Coal River                      Pauley, Washington & Emily                       Emily Pauley, mother
Pauley, __                                FEB    15           Charleston                      Pauley, Jas. & Roxana                            Jas Pauley, father
Peyatt, __                                SEP    24           Poca                            Peyatt, Marshall & Virginia                      M Peyatt, father
Pierson, Jacob H                          SEP    17     46y   Blue Creek                      Pierson, J & Mary                                Mary Pierson, mother
Pierson, Philip M                         NOV    12           Blue Creek                      Pierson, J & Mary                                Mary Pierson, mother
Prather, Deban                            DEC     1     2y    Kanawha Co                      Prather, JD & SJ                                 JD Prather, father
Proctor, LM, Dr.                          OCT     2     1y    Bell Creek                      Proctor, R & AJ                                  Reuben Proctor, father
Pronse, James                             SEP    15     5m    Elk River                       Pronse, IT & Malinda                             JT Pronse, father
Robinson, Ann Eliza                       JUL    25     15m   Kanawha 2 Mile                  Robinson, Andrew J & Lucretia                    Andrew J Robinson, father
Rucker, Wm Henry                          FEB    19     1y    Wills Creek                     Rucker, Wm. L & Sarah                            Wm L Rucker, father
Ruffner, Joel                             OCT    25     20y   Greenbrier Co                   Ruffner, Joel & Donna                            Joel Ruffner, father
Sandford, Mary E                          OCT     4     26y   Washington Co, OH               Grogan, G & June                                 Wm D Sandford, husband
Shanck, Lucy                              JUL    12     2m                                    Shanck, BL & TJ                                  BS Shanck, father
Shawver, James                            MAY     3     12y   Rocky Fork                      Shawver, James M & Miriam                        JM Shawver, father
Shields, __                               MAR     4     4d    Charleston                      Shields, J & F                                   Jos. Shields, father
Skidmore, Caroline                        AUG     8     17y   Rocky Fork                      Skidmore, Jennings & Susan                       J Skidmore, father
Slack, Florence                           NOV    17   6-1/2y  Charleston                      Slack, Jno & Sarah                               Jno. Slack, father
Slater, William                           AUG    31     1d    Boone Co                        Slater, R & Eliz.                                Robt. Slater, father
Slaughter, A B                            OCT    24     19y   White Sulphur Springs           Slaughter, CD & O                                CD Slaughter, father
Smith, __                                 JAN    11     3m    Frogs Creek                     Smith, Wm. & Mary                                Wm Smith, father
Smith, __                                 OCT    28     11m   Coal River                      Smith, James A & Celia                           James A Smith, father
Smith, Amenia N                           MAY     5     8y    Kanawha Co                      Smith, JE & Eliz.                                JE Smith, father
Smith, Cread E                            AUG    15     17y   Kanawha Co                      Smith, JE & Eliz.                                JE Smith, father
Smith, Dean                               JAN           22m   Coal River                      Smith, Daniel & Celia                            D Smith, father
Spradling, Wm                             JAN     1     4y    Kanawha                         Spradling, Allen & Anna                          Allen Spradling, father
Strickland, Mary                          FEB     4     7m    Kanawha Co                      Strickland, Jacob & Jane                         Jane Strickland, mother
Taylor, Ballard                           OCT    10     5y    Tuppers Creek                   Taylor, Homer & Henrietta                        Homer Taylor, father
Thomas, Cynthia Mary                      OCT    20     1y    2 Mile Creek                    Thomas, James E & Martha                         James E Thomas, father
Thurston, Nancy                           SEP           5y    Kanawha River                   Thurston, Robt. B & Nancy                        Robert B Thurston, father
Toler, Wm H                               APR    25     45y   Charleston                      Toler, C & Nancy                                 Caleb Toler, father
Truslow, James A                          OCT    16     20m   Kanawha Co                      Truslow, Jas & A                                 Francis Truslow
Tucker, Amalie J                          NOV    27     5y    Fayette Co                      Tucker, A & Lucy                                 Arch Tucker, father
Tucker, Jonas                             DEC    15     1y    Hughs Creek                     Tucker, B & Mary                                 Berry Tucker, father
Tully, Ellen M                            DEC     4     20m   Kanawha Co                      Tully, A D & Milly                               Alfred D Tully, father
Turley, America J                         DEC    20     5y    Coal River                      Turley, Geo W & Elizabeth                        Geo. W Turley, father
Turley, Geo. M                            APR     8     3y    Coal River                      Turley, Geo W & Elizabeth                        Geo. W Turley, father
Veley, __                                 DEC    15     5d    Boone Co                        Veley, Peter & Sarah                             Peter Veley, father
Walker, Felix H                           DEC    26     28y   Tuppers Creek                                                                    Charles Burdett, neighbor
Wallace, Elizabeth                        SEP    17     80y   Wythe Co                        Patterson, Wm.                                   D Wallace, son
Walton, Henry                             DEC    15     6y    Kanawha River                   Walton, Jesse & Mary A                           Jesse Walton, father
Walton, Jesse                             DEC    15     4y    Kanawha River                   Walton, Jesse & Mary A                           Jesse Walton, father
Weaver, Geo. W                            OCT    16     14m   Fields Creek                    Weaver, GW & Frances                             Geo. W. Weaver, father
Wherle, Nimrod                            JUL    20     31y   Charleston                      Wherle, Cas. & Thersa                            Victoria Wherle, wife
Williams, __                              OCT    18     2y    Tuppers Creek                   Williams, Walter & Mary Jane                     MJ Williams, mother
Williams, John R                          APR    25     22m   Kanawha Co                      Williams, Wm B & SF                              Sarah Williams, mother
Williams, Wm A                            DEC    11     1y    Kanawha Co                      Williams, Wm B & SF                              Sarah Williams, mother
Wince, Elizabeth                          DEC    11     20y   Kanawha Co                      Wince, JM & Susan                                JM Wince, father
Wood, E J                                 DEC     4     5y    Kanawha Co                      Woods, EA & Marg.                                Allen E Wood, father
Woody, Mary                               OCT     5     11y   Malden                          Woody, Wm & Mary A                               Wm Woody, father



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