Wayne County, West Virginia
OMA GRIFFITH Tue Dec 31
Need information on William Johnson b abt 1790 In. Married Matilda F. Willis
Sep 17, 1845, Lawrence Co, Ky and moved to the part of Cabell Co, WV that
became Wayne Co. Children: Wiley b abt 1849; Rebecca abt 1851; Tabitha b.Jan
10, 1855; Thomas Jefferson b. June 10, 1857; William Harrison b. June 8 1859.
Cannot locate them on census after 1860, until 1880 when Thomas J.'s mother
Matilda and Wm. Harrison show up on Lawrence Co. Ky. Matilda shows widowed
within year. Need any help you can give me on Wm's parents, when or where
he died or what happened to Wiley or Rebecca.
William Adkins Jr. Sat
Dec 28 23:41:01 1996
Looking for any information on my g-g-grandfather DALLAS ADKINS (1830-1899)
and trying to find the parents of my greatgrandmother SUSANNA NAPIER, who
married JOHN LINCOLN FRASHER around 1919. This and any Wayne county history
relating to the Civil War would be much appreciated.
J. Wright Sat Dec 28 14:43:22 1996
I would like to have any information on Noah Wright believed to be from Wayne
County WV. He had a son William Wright. Noah would have been born about 1850.
Jim Huff Tue Dec 17 10:42:44
Very interested in information on the HUFF families of Wayne Co and surrounding
area during the 1800's. Especially interested in possibility of connection
with Tolbert, Henderson, or German Huff. Also any HUFFs along the Big Sandy
Harry Miller Sun Dec 15 18:25:56
Searching for information on Solomon Crabtree who lived in Wayne County in
the late 19th century. Crabtree was married to one Virginia Artrip. The union
produced two daughters, Nona Belle and Mary Ann. Crabtree was said to have
been an itenirate preacher who was extremely heavy and a heavy eater. He died
of acute diabetes. Solomon and Virginia are my great grandparents.
Lynda Williams Sat Dec 14 21:39:48
Am seeking ANY information on JAMES CYRUS that married an ELIZABETH ? (possibly
COMBS) and lived in Putnam County they had three children listed in the
1880 census; Matthias Carpenter Cyrus, Silus P. Cyrus and Aquilla Walker
Cyrus. Have been trying for 18 years to find THIS James Cyrus. Matthias
was my grandfather. Any help will be greatly appreciated
COPLEY, POTTER, ROAR, CURNUTTE
Karen Linthicum Thu
Dec 12 13:53:56 1996
Iam looking for information about my grgrgrandmother, Lourissa Preston,
and her mother Elizabeth Copley. They were both struck and killed by a train,
in Radnor around 1916. I have 12 generations of Meade's. I am looking for
Potter, Preston, Roar, Copley, Curnutte, and some others.
Jeff Dawson Thu Dec 12
Looking for information on John R. Dawson b. June 16, 1843 in Kentucky,
m. Ellen Fife. Moved to Wayne Co. ?. Children: JOHN WESLEY DAWSON b. ? in
Wayne Co. WV, m. Arminta Thompson Jan. 3, 1895. HENRY DAWSON b. ? in Pike
Co., KY m. Lillie Frasher Nov. 24, 1894. WILLIAM DAWSON b. ? m. Henrietta
Laykin. SUSIE DAWSON b. ? m. Emory Thompson. JACOB HARMON DAWSON b. ? d.
March 24, 1953 m. Clemie Olive Toney. PEARL DAWSON b. ? m. ?. ROBERT BENJAMIN
DAWSON b. Dec. 22, 1870 in Pike Co., KY, m. Minnie May Winchell Apr. 20,
1909 in Wayne Co., WV.
Kathy Jones Tue Dec 10 10:34:02
I am searching for info on Mills family. Walter Mills, his wife Catherine
Mills, parents of Walter-Lambert and Prudence Mills. Lived in Wayne Co.
early 1900's. Catherine Mills died in Wayne Co in 1933 at the age of 39.
Any info will be greatfully appreciated.
Bendy Wood Sun Dec 08 16:26:45
I am searching for BRAFFORD and KELLEY lines. They were coal miners and
lived in Wayne and McDowell Counties WV. Sam BRAFFORD died 4 Jan 1926 in
Kenova, Wayne CO WV. He was married to Rebecca Malone and Minty Mollett.
Robert KELLEY and Myrtle BRAFFORD were listed in the 1920 McDowell census.
I believe they were married there.
Roy Romans Thu Dec 05 13:21:45
Desperately Seeking the descendants of: William Anderson VARNEY & Jane BLACKBURN
m. 6 Apr 1856, Pike Co., KY John FRANCESCO & Mary Polly VARNEY m. 7 Oct
1858, Pike Co., KY, Alexander VARNEY & Louisa A. PINSON m. 6 Dec 1860, Pike
Co., KY, Henry C. VARNEY & Lydia BLACKBURN m. 13 Apr 1865, Pike Co., KY,
Moses CHAPMAN & Cela (Celia) A. VARNEY, Fleming VARNEY & Sarah BLACKBURN,
James VARNEY & Ruthy CANADA m. 3 Feb 1869, Pike Co., KY, Levi VARNEY & Sarah
Ann COLLINS m. 31 Dec 1871, Pike Co., KY, Melvin VARNEY (b. abt 1850; d.
14 Apr 1894) & ???, Adron VARNEY & Louisa COLLINS m. 23 Feb 1873, Pike Co.,
KY, Lewis VARNEY & Lucinda MAY m. 10 Sep 1874, Pike Co., KY, Nathan COCHRAN
& Sarah VARNEY m. 7 Dec 1873, Pike Co., KY, Martin COLLINS (b. abt 1855)
& Louisa Vicia VARNEY (b. 14 Feb 1859), Floyd VARNEY (b. abt 1861) & Mary
E. COLLINS (b. abt 1862). ANY help would be sincerely welcomed and appreciated
Janivee Hickman Tue
Dec 03 15:53:49 1996
I am trying to find information on my gg-grandmother ESTHER (HATFIELD) FOLLOWAY
b. abt 1852 who married SAMUEL FOLLOWAY May 12, 1870 in Pike Co., KY at
Valentine Hatfield's place. SAMUEL was b. abt 1850 and d. November 7, 1912
in Wayne Co., WV. They lived in Wayne Co., WV. From land deeds ESTHER was
alive in 1913. Would like to know when and where she died. Any help would
be greatly appreciated.
Rhea Gordley Thu Nov 28 22:26:13
Seeking information about Margaret "Belle"; CROCKETT dau. of John CROCKETT
and Polly STAFFORD. Born after 1860 and died around the age of 34 years.
She married William Harrison WALKER in Wayne Co., WV on 7 June 1881. There
were two children: Dora b. 18 Apr 1894 and Irvin b. 1884. Both children
were born in Wayne Co., WV. Any information about the CROCKETT/STAFFORD
family would be greatly appreciated.
Clifford Patrick Wed Nov
27 19:47:26 1996
Would like any information on Charles Samuel Patrick from Wayne County.
Prefer to have info on his parents (David Wade and Sarah Graham). I think
they came from Sullivan County, TN. Any information would be appreciated.
KIRK, MARCUM, MESSER
Paul Ferrell Tue Nov 26 20:21:10
Looking for names, birth and death dates on the parents and sibilings of
Eliza Johnson b. Dec. 12, 1867 d. Feb.17, 1972. She married Frederick Kirk
and Joshua Marcum d.1955 (need dates on both of them). Eliza's parents names
are David Johnson and Lettie Messer both from Wayne Co. West Virginia (around
the area of Bull Creek - Crum). Any help would be appreciated.
B. Adkins Tue Nov 12 19:45:44
Looking for records of birth for Homer B. Adkins. Born April 29, 1919.
Teresa Fisher Tue Nov 12 14:43:59
I'm seeking info on the CROCKETT, BLANKENSHIP, and STAFFORD Families of
Wayne Co., WVA. Asher CROCKETT, Andrew Jackson CROCKETT, John Wesley CROCKETT
was in the US Army during Civil War from Wayne Co, VA 1861-1865, Polly STAFFORD,
James STAFFORD, Peter BLANKENSHIP, Levi BLANKENSHIP, Samuel BLANKENSHIP
John Bias Fri Nov 01
I am looking for people in the Adkins family, preferably from either Delbert
C. Adkins's linage or anyone who knows the linage of Irvin Jesse Adkins
and Lina Adkins (Married now). I believe their parents were Enoch and Cynthia.
Irvin was born September 7, 1913. I am not sure of Lina's age. Any info
A. Blankenship Wed Oct 30
BLANKENSHIP FAMILY SEARCH. Looking for cousins in the Appy Mountains of
the Blankenship, McCoy, Wolford, Lockhart, Baker, Daugherty groups. Searching
the BLANKENSHIP family with branches reaching into the above. Would like
to share info that will compile a written history of this old family of
Pike, Mingo, Wyoming, Tazewell, Mcdowell, Buchanan, Raliegh, Mercer counties.
Need your help, please.
Sharon Rowe Sat Oct 26 19:38:44
I am looking for information on the Rowe family. I am mainly interested
in finding the parents of Joseph Rowe who married Elizabeth Plymale/Plimel
or other various spellings. Joseph had a brother, Thomas that married Theodosia
Plymale in 1809, Theodosia was Elizabeth sister. I have a lot of Plymale
and Rowe information that I am willing to share.
Tom Neal Thu Oct
17 16:20:42 1996
Tolbert Perry was born 11-11-1900, in Wayne Co, W.V. Any info on him or
his father John Perry is appreciated.
Ralph Hayes Wed Oct 16 19:36:06
Seek info on the THACKER family of Wayne County. Reuben THACKER (1764-1870)
had three wives at one time or another and 16 children. He was in Cabell
County (now Wayne County) from 1820-40. His son Charles L. THACKER was born
in 1807 and remained in the county. Charles (1805-c1887) m(1) about 1824,
m(2) Elizabeth AMOS in 1836 and m(3) Tabitha ____ about 1851. He had 9 children
by these three wives: Charles, Phillip, Matthew, Emeretta, Mark, Luke, Ezekiel,
Nancy Ellen and Noah. Nancy Ellen THACKER m(1) Friend COPELAND and m(2)
James Erwin HITE. Ralph Hayes snail mail at 413 Reclining Acres, Corrales,
Ralph Hayes Wed Oct 16 19:25:04
Seek info on the HITE family of Wayne County. Andrew J. HITE (1834-1925)
was born in KY and died in Wayne County. He m(1) Susan SLUSHER and m(2)
Ella COFFMAN in Lawrence Co., KY. By the first marriage, Andrew and Susan
had a son James Erwin HITE. He may have been born in Wayne County or in
Kentucky in Jun 1850. At any event he lived in Wayne County and was married
there to Nancy Ellen THACKER COPELAND. They moved to Huntington in the 1880s.
Children: William by Nancy's first marriage, Samuel, Henry m. Sara Ona MORRIS,
Abraham, Mary E. m. A. Witt CRAIG, James m. Anna B. COLLINS, John m. Stella
WRIGHT, Dolly m. Hezekiah GILL, Grover C., Draper, Olive and two other children.
Ralph Hayes snail mail at 413 Reclining Acres, Corrales, NM 87048
Mike Riley Wed Oct
09 17:46:47 1996
Looking for info on parents of Henrietta SKAGGS. She married Perry PLYMALE
04 Jul 1907.
BOOTON, BOWEN, DICK, DUNKLE, MILLER, SPURLOCK
Jeff Swann Fri Oct 04
Looking for lost Wayne County family members of the families; Adkins, Booton,
Bowen, Dick, Dunkle, Ferguson, Hisey, Kelley, Miller, Spurlock, Swann, Toney,
Walker. Willing to share any info of early family.
Jack Perry Fri Oct 04
Looking for the Cemetery that my Grandfathers & Mothers are buried:
Arnold Perry b1784 d Abt 1865 Polley Perry(Ratliff) b1798 d Abt 1865 William
Perry b1830 d aft 1880 Rebecca Perry(Marcum) b1838 d Aft 1880 Abijah Workman
b 1819 d aft 1860. If you have any information please contact me.
16TH VA CAV (CSA)
Gregory Lepore Sat Sep 21 10:36:20
Ferguson, Milton J. - Looking for any information on the Cavalry Battalion
that Milton J. Ferguson organized in 1861 in Wayne County, WV. Specifically
I am looking for information related to the existence of the unit prior
to their incorporation into the 16th Virginia Cavalry in September of 1862.
Ellen Pack Mon Aug 2619:40:29
1996 Elizabeth NELSON b about 1845 in VA/WV. Married Samuel PACK,
probably in Wayne Co where most of their children were born. Later the family
relocated in Lincoln Co. Looking for any information on this NELSON family.
Happy to share!
William J. Johnson
Sun Jul 28 16:45:14 1996
Catherine Lourella Skeens, born Wayne WV 25 Sep 1868. Fathers name Henry
Skeens, born VA, mothers name Alice Adams, born KY. Need any information
to subtantiate Catherine's place and date of birth. Need any information
on parents to determine place and date of birth. Thanks for any help.
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