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LINCOLN COUNTY, WV QUERIES



1996

Garold Jackson Sat Dec 28 1996
My father, George W. Jackson was born in Lincoln County in December, 1892. He had three younger brothers: David, Noah (Hayes), and Charlie. Their father was Noah Jackson (1870 - 1950), who married Emily Collins (I think) around 1890. I am looking for info on Emily Collins (died around 1903) and Noah Jackson's parents.


Jack D. Bell Mon Dec 23 1996
Looking for information on John Bell b c1830 and his wife Martha Belcher b c1833. In particular i am searching for any info on John Bell's Civil War Service. Also need info on William Bell b c1851, Albert Bell b c1878, and Burbus Toney b c1818. Other families in my research include: Workman, Haner, and Barker.


Pat Adkins Mon Dec 23 1996
I am looking for information about ALEXANDER SMITH ( son of SAMUEL & MAHALA ? SMITH) ALEXANDER SMITH married JULIANTES HAGER about 1871/72 in Boone Co. I believe. Their daughter ANTHELIA J. SMITH was born in Boone Co. in 1872. They Alexander and Juliantes Smith had two other children, who were they. I am also looking for the parents of SAMUEL SMITH and MAHALA ? SMITH. They were both born about 1810. Any information about any of these people will be greatly appreciated. Thank you PJAFLA@aol.com Pat from Florida


Pat Adkins Tue Dec 17 1996
I am looking for information about the early RUSSELLS of Kanawha Co. JANE RUSSELL appears on the 1810 and 1820 Census of Kanawha Co. as head of the household. Who were her children and who was her husband? Is she in someway related by marriage to PEYTON RUSSELL? On the 1830 Census of Kanawha there is a ELIZABETH RUSSELL who is head of the household who was her husband and who were her children? My g g g grandfather was SAMUEL RUSSELL who was born @1820 and died 1883. He was married at least 2 times SERENA TURLEY 1848 and NANCY BROWDWN COBB in 1864. There is an ESTATE settlement in Kanawha Co. in 1848 for a SAMUEL RUSSELL was this the father of the SAMUEL RUSSELL who died in 1883. Also SAMUEL RUSSELL in 1870/80 is listed as a MD. Can someone please help me with this family? I believe the TURLEYS & FINLEYS intermarry into the RUSSELLS but how? Thank you Pat Adkins PJAFLA@aol.com


Pat Adkins Tue Dec 17 1996
I am interested in the RUSSELL family of Lincoln Co. David Russell and Lucinda Thompson Russell and their family who was his dad? Also the TURLEYS of Lincoln Co. EMberson or Emmerson Turley and his wife Polly. David Russell and Lucinda Thompson Russell were on several of the Lincoln Co. Census. SAMUEL RUSSELLs estate settlement was listed in both Kanawha and Lincoln Co. He died in 1883 and he was a DR. in 1870 and 1880 I have a feeling he lived on the border of Lincoln and Kanawha Co. Thank you very much. PJAFLA@aol.com


Rhea Gordley Tue Dec 10 1996
Seeking info about Margaret Bell CROCKETT dau. of John CROCKETT and Polly STAFFORD. She married William Harrison WALKER of Lincoln Co., WV and had two children: Ervin/Irvin WALKER and Dora WALKER. Any info would be greatly appreciated.


Kim Lynch Sun Dec 8 1996
Looking for any information on the Mann or the May family, Griffithville, Lincoln county. Found The family of Charles Mann in 1880 census. His wife is rumored to be a May. Her first name is Sintha. Who are the parents of Charles Mann? Who are the parents of Sintha?


Gracie Stover Fri Nov 29 1996
My Great-grandparents, Wiley Bowles and Sylvia Roach lived in Lincoln Co in the 1920's. Their youngest son, Edward Eugene Bowles was born there in 1924. Their son, Sydney Vain Bowles was born in 1915 and died in 1928 in Lincoln County and is buried there in a coal mining town by the name of Silash??? Does anyone have any information about this family or about this town? Wiley Bowles' daughter, Elizabeth Bowles was married to Shirley S Stillwell in 1927 in Lincoln Co. Anyone know of them? Thank you, Gracie


Nancy Forsyth Thu Nov 14 1996
I am researching the following Lincoln Co, Boone Co., and West Virginia names: Ballard, Workman, Smoot, Price, Mullins, Adkins, Owen, Pauley, Griffith, and Hager. Please e-mail me.


Ed Prichard Mon Oct 28 1996
Need information on Margie Ann Albright and daughter Edith Marie Albright/Adkins, born in Salt Rock, WVa. Child of Beamer Adkins.


Linnie Howell Sun Oct 13 1996
HOOVER, Jacob My great great grandfather, Jacob Hoover, is buried West Union, Fayette Co., Iowa. His gravestone says he was born 1797 Lincoln Co WV. Obviously, there was no West Virginia in 1797. He married Elizabeth Rosier 1834 Shelby Co, Ohio; her parents, Lawrence Rosier and Esther Kayser (Kaiser) were married Harrison Co WV. There were also Hoovers in that area. Any ideas why Jacob's gravestone would say Lincoln Co WV? I believe his parents were Jacob Hoover and Susannah Garver.


Pat Adkins Mon Oct 7 1996
Information about William Adkins and Sarah? they are parents of Thomas T. Adkins who was born Feb. 1818. He is listed in Census from 1840 until 1900 of Lincoln Co. He married 1st Christina (1850) then Lisare Holton then Belinda Pierson and finally in 1870 Marinda. In 1900 he is living with son William A. Adkins and he is 82. I also need information about Samuel Smith and Mahala ??? Smith they are 40 on 1850 Census of Lincoln Co. Who were their parents? Anything about these two families will help drastically. Thank you.PJAFLA


Reita Sparrowk Mon Sep 30 1996
Emma Clagg died in Nov. 1989. Her residence in the Social Security Death Index was given as Sumerco, Lincoln Co., WV. Can someone locate an obituary for her for me? or provide me with any information about her at all? I would appreciate it very much. Please email.


Sandra Griffith Sun Sep 22 1996
Searching these families from Lincoln Co, BROGAN, CURRY, PAULEY, SOMMERVILLE, ELKINS. I have a book on the Pauley family, but it does not have an index, will hunt for names as time permits. Sandy in Florida.


Anthony BLANKENSHIP Sun Sep 15 1996
searching BLANKENSHIP FAMILY wv., ky., va., with related names of MCCOY, WOLFORD, DAUGHERTY, BAKER, HURLEY, LOCKHART


Jim Hendricks Sun Sep 15 1996
Lovejoy - looking for my g.grandfather Lovejoy - first name unknown. Married Mary Ellen Moses abt 1886. Mary Ellen was b. Mar 1870 in Putnam Co., WV. She died giving birth to my grandmother 25 Mar 1890 in St. Albans, Kanawha, WV. My grandmother was Clara May Lovejoy and she had a sister Florence Lovejoy born in 1887. The family story is that G.Grandfather Lovejoy died of a "broken heart" after the death of Mary Ellen. It is possible that he was from Putnam Co., near Scotts Depot or Lincoln Co.,WV Mary Ellen's father was James Richard Moses who lived near Scotts Depot. After the death of Mary Ellen and her husband, the children were raised by Martha W. Moses Shumate and Viola Jane Moses Dodson, sisters of Mary Ellen. Have been unable to find records of births or deaths in Kanawha or Putnam. Can someone help? Has some heard this story connected to a Lovejoy. Any help would be appreciated.


Ellen Pack Mon Aug 26 1996
Looking for information on the following Lincoln Co. families: PACK, VANCE, WILLIAMSON, DALTON, ADKINS, and NELSON Happy to share!


Susie M. Eckerson Fri Aug 23 1996
Searching for parents and/or siblings of Charles L. CLARKE bc 1829, VA, d? married Louise RAINES bc 1839. Son Millard Fillmroe Clarke b 1857 in Rush Creek, VA(WV). Shown in 1860 census of Kanawha County, not found after that. All help much appreciated.


Tom Neal Thu Aug 22 1996
Looking for family census info and vital statistics (birth,death, marriage) on William E. Williams b.1896 W.V., Flossie Vickers b. 1898 W.V., Tolbert Perry b.? W.V.


Jackie Pritchard Wed Aug 21 1996
William Prichard. I need information on two William Prichards, one born circa 1850 and the other circa 1802. The first William Prichard was b. abt 1850 & lived in Lincoln County with his wife Cynthia Harless. They had a son named Marshall b. 3/7/1881; d.2/13/1954. Cynthia parents were Charles and Mildred Harless, with her b. circa 1853/55. I need to know who William's parents were. I found a William Prichard (22 yrs old) in the 1870 census living with a William Prichett/Prichard and Mary "Pollie". But they are 68 & 65 yrs old respectively. She is obviously too old to be the mother of children ranging from 22 to 3 yrs old - and he is probably too old also. Is there a generation missing? Are these grandparents? It gets more interesting. One of the children is Zachariah. I THINK this is same person who married a Mary Jane and had a child named Mary Bell Prichard. Mary Bell married Marshall Prichard. Therefore, if William and Zach are brothers, then Mary Bell Prichard and Marshall Prichard were first cousins! This all sounds logical but I can nail it down definitively. I need to know who the parents of William and Zach were in the 1870 Lincoln County census, and I need to know if Zachariah (= Zacharis Jackson Pritchett???) married a Mary Jane (Lastname?) and if the 22 yr old William was a brother who married Cynthia Harless? I would dearly appreciate help with this tangle, including Mary J(ane)'s maiden name and parentage, and any information on Mary "Pollie" who was married to William Pritchet and age 65 in the 1870 census. Her birthplace supposedly OH and his North Carolina. I would be willing to pay a fee to a real expert in Lincoln Co genealogical sleuthing, if that would help.


Jackie Pritchard Wed Aug 21 1996
Zan Cremeans (b. circa 1843). Zan married Sarah Margaret Stephens, daughter of David Stephens. Does anyone have any info on David Stephens or his wife? Zan's father was Preston Cremeans & his mother Anna Eliza Angel. Any info on either of these people? Preston was born circa 1815. Zan had a son, Eli Washington Cremeans (b. 3/8/1875; d. 11/4/75) who married a woman named Anthela Sansom (Anthelia/Anthely and Sansom or Sampson). She was born around 1884. I can not find any parents listed for her. I understand she died about 1973 in Logan Co under the name of Stollings or Stallings (2nd husband). Any help on these matters would be greatly appreciated. I would consider paying for someone's time if they were expert & efficient in tracking down Lincoln Co data.


Susie M. EckersonTue Aug 13 1996
Looking for information on Amos Workman,b 1826, son of James H. and Ruth (Halstead) Workman. Married Margaret Canterbury in Logan Co., 1858. Amos enlisted in 7th WV Cavalry Oct 1861, died as a POW at Camp Sherman, Vicksburg, MS in 1864. Where is he buried?


Susie Eckerson Thu Aug 8 1996
Desperately searching for parents of Lucy (Lucinda?) PAULEY b 1828, m ca 1853 to Joseph LAWSON b 1824 d. 1895. Lucy and Joseph were living in Lincoln County, in 1880. Any information about this Lucy Pauley Lawson appreciated.


Betty Freeburn Fri Jul 26 1996
Looking for information on John Jones m Ann Nancy Gough 25 Feb 1796. Need information on both families. Also I am searching Thomas J Thorn and family, His wife Mary Polly Jones is buried at the Thorne Hill Cemetary. Any information would be helpful. I have lots of info on Thorn.


Sandy Griffith Tues Jul 23 1996
I'm looking for information about Robert Brogan 1790- m Grace Allen; Pauley, Daniel bc 1795 m Mary Turley, he died 1824; Pauley, Henry bc1770 m Athalia Mullins in 1792; Robert Curry m Ann/Nancy 1830? son of Barnabus Curry.


Rick McCallister Tues Jul 16 1996
I'm looking for information about Frances Clay, Vivien Ferguson (male!), Albert Mc Callister, Mary Kaiser (m. 1: Albert Mc Callister, 2: ? Moore) Katherine "Kate" Mc Callister (mother was a Zirkle) & Charles Harless (mother was a Mann). I'm interested in parent's names, places and dates.


Dwight Estep Thurs Jul 11 1996
I am looking for information on Hescar Whitt, Bethany Florance Boster, George Boster, Mary Frasces Boster, and Brenius Boster.


James J. Adkins II Fri Jul 5 1996
Does anyone have any information about Elizabeth Burns b. Sept. 6, 1836 d. Sept. 21, 1921. She married James Willis Adkins and they lived in Lincoln County, West Virginia. I think her father was David Burns.


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