Wayne County, West Virginia
Robert A. Wolf Wed, 17 Dec 1997
ERNEST GEORGE WOLF (1894-1952) Born 7/11/1894 in Jackson County, but "No Place
Given" on birth certificate, died in Mobile, AL, Summer, 1952. Father and
mother were J.F. & Ida Wolf. Brother named Warren and sister Amy. Wolf Family
moved to Fort Gay, WV some time after my father's birth.
Jim Hawes Tue, 09 Dec 1997 11:31:19
Seeking information on William Allen b. abt. 1823 who shows up on the Wayne
County 1850 federal census. William married Matilda Boyd on ? William was
my gggrandfather. Seeking information on Matilda "Boyd" Allen b. abt. 1826,
who was married to William Allen and shows us as Matilda Allen age 24 on the
1850 federal census. She was my gggrandmother.
Bodi Sun, 07 Dec 97 12:15:29
McCOY, John born abt 1824 VA married Sarah "Sally" bn abt 1828 VA. Three known
sons; Thomas B. McCoy born Oct 1859 Wayne Co. WV, married Minnie Alice McComas
born abt 1865 WV, d/o James Madison McComas and Emily Messinger. Albert G.
McCoy born abt 1862, George C. McCoy born abt 1865. Thomas and Minnie deceased
1902/04 Wayne Co. with smallpox. Seeking any information on any of these family
members, expecially John McCoy. This family lived on the Wayne Co. and Lincoln
Co. WV line. Believed to be buried there behind the old homestead.
Deb with no last name Mon,
1 Dec 1997 14:21:04
I am trying to find death info on Charles Averil Wise and his wife Virginia
Maude Mines. Al I know is they had a son named Lester William Wise b 1902
Amy with no last name Wed, 26
Nov 1997 14:01:07
I am searching for any information on the Huff Family. They are from the Wayne
co. Sarah Huff came to Joels Branch Wayne co. some where around 1845, With
her son Henderson Philip Huff. She also had three other sons German, Tolbert
and William Harrison. Henderson Philip married Rebecca Mahala Dean. I know
they came from Christiansburg, Montgomery Co. Virginia. Sarah was married
there and the boys were born there. I dont know what her maiden name was nor
do I know what Huff she married. Any info you might have would be a great
Dottie Tabor Blankenship Mon,
24 Nov 1997 12:31:05
I'm looking for the parents of Asa MORRISON,b-abt 1811,Tazewell Co.Va, d-btw
1873/1880, Beech Fork, Wayne Co. WV. m-9-30-1852, Margaret"Peggy" SMITH, b-6-1832,
d.-9-30-1901, Beech Fork, Wayne Co.WV. Children were: William Allen, Madison
Maston, John Lee, Sarah Josephine(my ggrandmother), Armilda, Millard Fillmore,
James Madison, Harrison Lee, Charles Rayburn, Emery MORRISON. I can't find
anything on Margaret's SMITH family and I was told that Asa's father was Lawrence
MORRISON, but I haven't any proof of this. Can anyone out there help me, PLEASE?
Robert E. Polley Mon, 24 Nov
I am seeking information on my great grandparents, Melissa Ann WITHERS and
Thomas Calvin STEELE. Thomas was born July 1849 and Melissa was born abt 1850.
Thomas's mother's given name was Nancy. Melissa was born in Germany, Pa. (Warren
County). Melissa and Thomas Calvin lived in the Apple Grove area. They had
at least four children: Elizabeth, Nancy, James, and Reuben Arthur. Reuben
married Mary Belle Webb of Webbville, Lawrence County, Kentucky. They were
my grandparents. Any information will be greatly appreciated.
Fred Noe Sat, 22 Nov
About 1846, in what is now Wayne County, SAMUEL JOHN NOE married Henrietta
"Haney" Napier. These were my great grandparents. Their lives were spent around
Genoah and Napier Ridge of Wayne County. Tradition says his father was JACOB
NOE but I can't find confirmation. I am looking to find any leads to SAMUEL
JOHN NOE's parents or siblings.
Connie Tooley Young Sun, 16
Nov 1997 21:07:54
I recently had a friend who had all the births from Wayne County, WV on microfilm,
at the LDS center. Anyway I was looking for a birth date for a Flora TOOLEY
and she found it as Floratine TOOLEY (birth date May 10, 1908) with the parents
as Melissa (Hay) Tooley and Valintine Tooley as the parents. I knew who the
mother was but not the father. I'm looking for information on Valintine TOOLEY.
I would be grateful for any help anyone can give me Thanks
Toni B. Rodgers Mon, 10 Nov
Guy Thomas HARRISON, son of Thomas HARRISON Jr. and Rebecca PEERY, was born
27 Nov.1805 in VA. When did he die and where was he buried? His son Archibald
B. HARRISON is buried in the Crockett Cemetery in Wayne Co., WV (on the left
fordof Wilson's Creek) and his other son Thomas Guy "Tommy" HARRISON is buried
in the family cemetery in Wayne County (near the mouth of Garrett's Creek).
Does anyone have an inventory of these two cemeteries or know where I could
locate one? Any help greatly appreciated.
Jamie Hartman Sun, 02 Nov 1997
My Casey line is from Wayne County, WV. My GGgrandfather, Hiram Casey, was
born in 1799 in NC, but settled in Wayne County after marrying his second
wife. One of his sons, John Henry Casey, is my Ggrandfather. One of his daughters,
Lillie Belle Casey, is my grandmother. She married Mack Waugh and they settled
in Cabell County, where I'm from. Do you have anything on this line? I'm stuck
at Hiram - I can't get back any further.
Diane Dieterle Tue, 28 Oct 1997
Looking for descendants of Daniel Davis, who died in Cabell (later Wayne Co.)
in 1838. Booton/Booten - Will exchange information on the Booton/Booten families
of Wayne and Cabell Co., WV.
James & Jane Cox Mon, 13 Oct 1997
I am looking for my g/g/grandparents. William (Bill) Robertson & Martha Green.
Bill may have been born in Wayne Co according to family account. His birth
would've been prior to 1859; this is when he had a son (my g/grandfather)
John, James Robertson. We have info from John's death certificate that he
was born in Lawrence Co. Ky; which is just a short jump from Wayne Co. Any
info would be appreciated. Thank you in advance for your help.
John Hooser Sat, 11 Oct 1997
I am looking for information on Hoosers in Wayne co. I have gotten back to
the 1850 census and can find Peter and his family. Rudolph, 70 y/o, is also
listed and I hope to find information on him.
Debi Kendrick Sat Oct 11 08:29:04
Looking for information of descendants of William KENDRICK born ca 1796 Russell
Co Va died 1872 Wayne Co WV, and his wife Margaret SKEEN born ca 1797/9 SC
died 1881 Wayne Co WV. Who were Margaret's parents and is she connected to
any of the other Skeen/Skean families of Wayne Co? William and Margaret were
the parents of 13 children, most of which moved to Wayne Co during the mid
1850's from Floyd Co Ky. Does anyone out there have info on this family?
Tommie Slayden Tue Oct 07 18:58:21
I am researching the lineages of my gggrandparents Asa H. ROMANS and Levisa
Anne SPAULDING who lived as adults in Wayne County. Asa Romans was born circa
1841 in KY, but appears in Wayne Co. 1850 census at age 11--his parents, according
to the census are Nancy and William Romans. Levisa Spaulding was born circa
1844 in WVA. She is likely the "Vicyann Spaldan" listed in Wayne
Co. 1850 census, with parents likely Jackson and Mahala "Spaldan". Any info
on these lines would be greatly appreciated.
Kris Bomersbach Mon Oct 06 08:37:13
I am looking for connections to Cyrus EMMONS and Matilda HAWTHORNE, who were
married in Ceredo, Wayne Co., WV. Their daughter, Nona Magnolia EMMONS was
born in Ceredo, 10 May 1884.
Debi Kendrick Mon Sep 29 10:14:41
I'm researching the families of William KENDRICK 1796 Va-1872 WV and his wife
Margaret SKEEN 1797 SC-1881 WV. They were married in 1814 Sullivan Co Tn and
lived in Russell Co Va and Floyd Co Ky before moving to Wayne Co in the mid
1850's. They were the parents of 13 children. I need to find out who the parents
of Margaret were. Also, how is Margaret related to the SKEEN/SKEENS/SKEANS
families of Wayne Co.
L. Anderson Sun Sep 28 07:56:52
I am in the process of researching information on my great- grandfather, John
Bailey. The only information that I have on him is that he was from Wayne/Logan
Co, WV and that he married Venisha Marcum and had two daughters by her, Hazel
Oretha and Gladys Berniece. Some of my information indicates that he may have
died in possibly 1926 at a young age, Venisha was approximately 27 when he
passed away. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank You.
Brenda Overall Fri Sep 26 06:19:53
I am looking for the PERRY and PERDUE families. My grandmother was 1 of 12
children. Her family was located in the Winfield, Scott Depot, Teays Valley
area (I don't know if this is considered Cabell Co). My grandmother Lura (PERRY)
PERDUE HITCHINGS lived and died in Huntington, WV. She had two children, Dorothy
(PERDUE) Belt and Doran PERDUE, both deceased. I know nothing about the PERDUE
of this area or where to really start with them because my grandfather was
dead when I was born and my grandparents had divorced also. I know this is
skimpy, but if it strikes a chord with anyone, anything is appreciated because
you have to start somewhere. Thanks in advance.
Vicki Dunkin Fri Sep 19
I would like to get any information that I can on the tombstones of Thomas
and Haney. I would like to learn of the location of tombstones. They are my
gggg-grandparents. Thank you for any info. that you can get for me. Vicki
Denise Sneed Wed Sep 17 15:59:42
I am looking for information on a family by the last name of SIPPLE. I know
that James Sipple married Louisa Wilson in Wayne County, WV in 1873 and they
had 8 children. Seven of the eight children were born in Wayne Co. His mother,
Elizabeth (maiden name unknown) was a boarder in the Bocock household as listed
in the 1880 census, she was 79. Am looking for information as to her date
of death and whether her husband died in Wayne Co. -- I have last found him
in the 1860 Pike Co., KY census. Denise Sneed 1416 North Belle Drive, Belle,
Beckie Rawdon Tue Sep
16 11:48:55 1997
Seeking further information on Graham WILSON b. abt 1830 in Virginia. He is
found in 1850 and 1860 in Wayne county, VA. He married Elizabeth SEE about
1853. These are their children: Jenora, Ulysses, Florence, Garred S , William
Farmer, Laura, Charles.
Diane Dieterle Sun Sep 07 08:33:37
BOOTON/BOOTEN. I have written a book on this family which includes the Bootons
and Bootens in Cabell and Wayne Counties, WV. Let me know who you are looking
Patty LaBarge Mon Sep 08 07:19:20
Looking for parents of Elizabeth FERGUSON who married Lewis FRASHER around
1859. She probably was born around 1840- 1844. Any info would be appreciated.
Also looking for the parents of Isaac Bloss SMITH. They farmed in Wayne Co.
Scott Ferguson Fri Sep 05
Wanting any information on: Sam Ferguson b. February 19, 1907 in Dunlow, West
Virginia He was married to Martha Farris b 1910 Would also like to request
any information on his wife, i.e. birthplace, birthdate, parents, etc.
HATFIELD, WEBB, FERGUSON, VAUGHAN, LETT
David J Webb Thu Sep 04 20:42:05
My gggrandmother was Sarah Jane RIFFE, born 21 July 1823 at Rush, Boyd Co,
KY, daughter of Coonrod RIFFE and Mary "Emzy" HATFIELD. Sarah married
Jacob WEBB in 1838 in Greenup County, KY, and had a family of six children
before Jacob died in 1856. Sarah then moved to Wayne County, (W)VA and had
two children by James FERGUSON, born 1832, son of John FERGUSON and Jane VAUGHAN.
Sarah died 11 Jan 1866, probably somewhere near Round Bottom (now Prichard),
Wayne County, (W)VA where she was censused in 1860. I am looking for her cemetery
record, and for information about her children: Alonzo ("Lonzo")
FERGUSON (b. 1862) and Martha J. FERGUSON (b. 2 June 1863, m. Lafayette LETT).
Janivee Hickman Tue
Sep 02 14:39:36 1997
Trying to find information on my Great-Great-grandmother Esther (Hatfield)
Followay who was married to Samuel Followay who died in 1912 in Wayne Co.,
WV. Esther Followay died sometime after 1914 according to land deeds. Trying
to find out when and where she died. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance.
karen bruce Mon Sep 01 14:23:17
looking for descendents of Evan Roy Bruce and brothers. Possible born in Wayne
Co 1900. Married Clara Napier and moved to Ohio and then Washington Wtate.
Keith Pervatt Sun Aug 31 20:56:22
Looking for any info on either JAMES HARVEY BROWN (PERKINS), who married MARTHA
THOMPSON, abt 1901. James was raised by a lady by the name of PERKINS, and
I'm not sure about the circumstances of his birth, but am told his father
was a JOHN ISAAC BROWN. James H. Brown (or Perkins) would have been born around
1875 to 1884.
Bill Richardson Fri Aug 29
Looking for info on WILLIAM HARRISON RICHARDSON b.04-07-1871 in Wayne County
d.12-11-1963 in Catettsburg,KY 2nd son 9 kids father of 10. Married to ARMINDA
MAE ARTHUR b. 04-12-1872 in Wayne County Father was JAMES K.POLK ARTHUR mother
was MARIETTA BLANKSHIP. Thanks for any help!! Bill in Ocala FL.
Gloria (ROSE) Gialdella Sat
Aug 23 18:53:47 1997
I am searching for John Walter WARD b:7 June 1891 Wayne WVA Wayne County d:
3 January 1958 Pike Co. Kentucky s/o Hezekiah "H Kie" and Therrissa
Tina Keesee Tue Aug 19 19:01:53
I am searching for any information on the JAMES RICHARD KEESEE family. James
Richard KEESEE was born in 1856 and married Docia Unrue? His children were
John Keesee, M.D., William Penn Keesee, Ersie Keesee, Serpelle Rouse Keesee.
There were a few other children, but I don't know their names. JAMES RICHARD
KEESEE was possibly the mayor of Wayne, West Virginia at one time. Any information
is greatly appreciated.
Billy L. Tucker Mon Aug 18 18:04:53
Request information on location of grave of WILLIAM FERGUSON/SARAH(STOKES)
FERGUSON located on Creig Road. WILLIAM born 22 Sept 1777 died 28 July 1848.
SARAH born 27 Sept 1779 Died 17 March 1854. IAW Ferguson History Books says
on old property of CYRUS family. Also burial location of OCEANDER FERGUSON/SERENA
SMITH FERGUSON. OCEANDER born 1836. Have found some descendants in ELMWOOD
BURGESS, STARR, CLINE
Linda Davis Mon Aug 18 09:21:34 1997
Looking for PHILLIPS who lived on or near a place called Horsepen Mountain
in Logan or Tazewell Co. May have been connected with the MCCOYS or HATFIELDS.
Also looking for ancestors/descendants of Albert M. BURGESS. He had a brother,
William (Bill) BURGESS who lived in Huntington WV around the 1920's or 30's.
Bill had a daughter or wife named Emmazetta. Who were their parents? Also
looking for ancestors/descendants of any STARR's around Logan Co. Came from
Martin Co KY. My great great grfather was JACK aka JAY STARR. His parents
were MATHEW STARR (could have been Henry Mathew or Mathew Henry Starr) and
AMANDA CLINE (her parents are unknown to me) The family married into the SPEARS
in Logan Co.(names unknown)
Cheryl Hensley Sat Aug 16 15:54:32
I am searching for any information on a Reece MARSHALL married to a Bibzey
CROCKETT. Some of their childrens names are Thornie, Gimisen, John, Tiny and
Birthie. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Jackie Bate Thu Aug 14 15:34:22
I am looking for any information on Hezekiah Marshall. His second wife was
Maggie Runion. He died in the 1920's, possibly 1920- 25. His daughter Amanda
Virginia (Jenny) Marshall married Albert Ferguson in Wayne. Hezekiah was supposed
to have died in Wayne.
Bessie Lindsey Tue Aug 12
I am looking for the Fitch family records, they resided in and around Crum
WVa in the 1940's if you can give me any info i would be very thankful.
Jackie Ferguson Bate Fri Aug 08
I am looking for information on the Marshall family of Wayne, WV. Particularly
Hezekiah Marshall, father of Amanda Virginia (Jenny) Marshall Ferguson. He
died in Wayne around 1923-1925. He was crippled and walked with two canes.
He was married twice, his second wife was Maggie Runion or Runyon. Jenny was
married to Albert Ferguson of Wayne Co. and they later lived and died in Wheelersburg
, OH. If any one recognizes these people please contact me.
Freda Strampe Fri Aug 08 07:59:50
John Dean died 1846 in Wayne County. Amos Dean was a neighbor and I believe
John's brother. Would appreciate any information on these Dean families.
James M. Young Sat Jul 26
Looking for parents of JAMES MATTHEW YOUNG (my greatgrandfather). Lived in
Logan County 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Born 23 Sep 1869 - died 1954. Married
to MARTHA JANE WILSON. Sons were ELMER YOUNG and EZEKIAL B YOUNG (my grandfather).
Judy Wright Mon Jul 14 1997
I am looking for John Hoy Romine b. September 02, 1871 d. January 01, 1939
as John Hoy Rucker in Upshur Co. m. Carrie May Eskew April 30, 1893 in Upshur
Co. He is a real mystery. He died in Upshur Co. Maybe born in Wayne Co. Thanks,
Helen Della-Volpe Mon Jul
14 1997 09:23:17
I am interested in ELIJAH & ELIZABETH JACKSON who lived in Wayne CO. Va (now
WV) from about l840-l855. They lived for awhile in Lawrence Co. KY. before
that and were fouind l820 Scott Co. Va.. Particularly interested in their
daughter CENIA JACKSON who married LEMUEL MILTON BAILEY . They also were in
Wayne Co. in l850.. i'll appreciate any help yoiu can give me. Thanks, Helen.
CHAFFIN, CLAY, CROCKETTT
Lynda Logan Wed Jul 02 16:48:48
Researching the Blankenship/Chaffin/Clay/Crockett families of Cabell/Wayne
L. Nash White Sun
Jun 29 00:31:47 1997
I am looking for relatives of Wilbert and Glenna Smith and their daughter
Anna Lee of Wayne, County. Both I believe lived in/around the Huntington/Wayne
County area from around 1940's till their deaths. Glenna died in 1973. I have
no information about when Wilbert died nor where Anna Lee currently resides.
Anna Lee was born in 1926 and married a Jack Winfield McBrayer in Huntington
in 1946. Any information available for any of the names listed would be appreciated.
WILLIAMSON, PARSLEY, BROWNING
Kathleen Browning Wed Jun 18 17:25:14
I am looking for the birth records or any information on Rebbeca Davis, I
belive she was illigetment, Her nother was Elizabeth Williamson b. May 16,
1878 she was married twice first to a Nathan Perry, and then to Harrison Endicott.
Elibeth's parents were Moses Williamson b. Oct. 17, 1850, her mother was Rebecca
Parsley b. 1855. Rebecca was married twice first to a man I do not have a
name for, then to William Riley Browning. William had children to a previous
marrigae, Rebbecca did not. Together they had eleven Children. Both Rebbeca
and William lived and died in Logan county Wva.
Terry Dyer Sat Jun 28 06:50:32
I am looking for my family's history in Wayne Co.,(Kenova)WV. My great great
grandfather Joseph Dyer moved to Kenova in the early 1900's from Magoffin
Co., Ky. His son Sheridan my great grandfather moved to Kenova about the same
time. My grandfather Elmer had three children born in Kenova, Edwin (my father),
Phillip Sheridan (Jack), and Maxwell Eugene (Gene). Edwin b. 1919, Jack b.
1920, Gene b. 1922. . If anyone has any knowledge of my family's history,
please contact me. Thank you
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