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Lincoln County West Virginia Biography of Andrew PAULEY

         Andrew Pauley is a son of Mahoney and Lucinda (Turlley) Pauley and was born in Kanawha County. His birth was on the 3rd of May 1833, and his wedded life began May 29, 1856. He married Permelia Ann Holstein, who was born July 27, 1824, a daughter of Peter and Elizabeth (McClure) Holstein. Her parents died in Kanawha County, after long residence there. The children of Mr. and Mrs. Pauley were born: Stephen R., June 26, 1849; Lauretta E., March 20, 1857, and died November 16th following; Julina A., April 5, 1858; Emily I., July 21, 1861; Andrew E., February 14, 1864; Everett G., June 25, 1865; Roxiline, November 11, 1867. The oldest son married Paulia Dunlap, December 6,1870, and they have five children: Lauretta, born July 22, 1871; Cosby, July 23,1873; Carry, August 16, 1875; Leonard Rosco, December 11, 1877; Maude, February 8, 1880. Julinia A. married Thomas H. Esque, April 27, 1876, and they have four children: Winfred L., born January 3, 1877; Claud E., May 4, 1878; Ollie, April 13, 1880; Effie E., September 27, 1882. Emily I. Pauley became the wife of Malone Esque on the 4th of May, 1882, and Calbert Nelson and Stella Ann, twins, were born to them June 3, 1883. All are living in Duval District, and prospering. Andrew Pauley volunteered October 7, 1862, in the Federal service, joining Company M, 7th West Virginia Calvary, and he received honorable discharge August 5, 1865, at Wheeling. He was living here when Lincoln County was organized, and owns a good farm on Trace Fork of Mud River, with a good watermill. He has building stone, some limestone and iron ore on his land. He has been a number of years member of the board of education. Any mail for him should be sent to Garrets Bend, Lincoln County, West Virginia.

    Extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Lincoln County, WV, Biographies List, 1884.

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