Posted Queries for October 1996
COTTRELL, PETERS, WAGGONER posted by Glen Foster on Tuesday, October 15, 1996

Looking for information on the COTTRELL family, in particular Gilbert COTTRELL. He was married to Nancy Emeline PETERS. Also looking for info on the WAGGONER family. Gilbert's mother was Maria WAGGONER. Gilbert served in the 60th VA Infantry during the war between the states. His two uncles, Samuel & John WAGGONER served in the same country.


GREATHOUSE, LONGFELLOW posted by Dean HAMPTON on Tuesday, October 15, 1996

Interested in finding any information on the " GREATHOUSE & quot; family of Roane Co. Also interested in finding information about Mary Electma LONGFELLOW.


ADKINS, CARPER, CURTIS, ODELL, RUNNION posted by Monica NELSON on Tuesday, October 15, 1996

I am just beginning my families genealogy. My great grandfather was Lonnie W. ADKINS & my g-grandmother was Ethel RUNNION; both of Pigeon, Roane County, WV. Lonnie's mother was Anna Suzanne ODELL, she married Isam ADKINS. Ethel's mother was called HUD, she married Jim RUNNION. I am also searching for information on the parents/grandparents of Richard & quot; Bud & quot; Bennett CURTIS. He was first married to Zillie CARPER, then to Flossie ADKINS. (my grandmother). This is a side branch of the family which needs some information for college soon. I am very willing to share what info I have.


HACKNEY, THOMPSON posted by Juliet Daniel on Tuesday, October 15, 1996

I am seeking info on John H THOMPSON ( wife Jane HACKNEY) lived & raised family in Roane Co. WV from 1850 intil 1900c. Need his parents, death date or siblings. All info will be appreciated.



My families I'm researching are: John Perry RAINES 1858/1879 m. Hannah Jane LEE 1859/1936; Noah Franklin PENCE 1856/1922 m. Mahala Jane GANDEE 1862/1963; Joseph Marcellus RAINES 1834/1879 m. Lydia HARPER 1836/1911; THomas H. LEE 1836/1915 m. Hanna BONAR (BONNER) 1840; Rueben D. PENCE 1826/1896 m. Mary WISE 1828/1895; James Stanley GANDEE 1832 m. Mary LEFORCE 1835/1880; John Marcellus RAINES 1790/1859 m. Mary HINZMAN 1811; Armstead HARPER 1800 m. Rachel BISHOP 1803/1882; Samuel LEE 1800 m. Elizabeth M. McCABE 1800; Uriah GANDEE 1782/1854 m. Massie HUGHES; Elijah LEFORCE 1808/1890 m. Mahala HAMON 1815/1891; John RAINES 1757/1845 m. France McDONALD 1770; Henry HINZMAN 1752/1827 m. Charity COON 1760/1872; Joseph HINZEMAN


CUMMINGS, DYE, GODGY, SMITH, STUMP, THORN, TROUT posted by Earl OSBORNE on Tuesday, October 15, 1996

Descendants of Jonathan & Lydia (STUMP) SMITH. He b. 8 Aug. 1829. Children include Napoleon m. Mary CUMMINGS, James m. Catherine GODGY, Henry m. THORN, Florinda m. John DYE, May m.TROUT.


ADKINS, ADKINSON, RUNNION posted by Monica NELSON on Tuesday, October 15, 1996

I am looking for info on the ADKINS/RUNNION family of Amma/Pigeon, West Virginia. My Gr-grandfather was Lonnie ADKINS, he married Ethel RUNNION. They first lived in Little Pigeon & moved to Big Pigeon; I have been told that an article was pub in the Spencer newspaper which described the original land grant to the ADKINSON ( later shortened to ADKINS) brothers. I would like to trace down a copy of this article. Family rumor says that my gr-gr-grandmother RUNNION moved to the area from KY. I will be in WVa around Thanksgiving ('96) & would like to make the best use of my time there. All help/hints/thoughts are appreciated.


JONES, KISER posted by Patricia Jones on Tuesday, October 15, 1996

I'm doing research on some of my husband's relatives: George Wahsington JONES, Asa JONES m. Nancy c. ?, William Edward JONES m. Edna KISER, Noah JONES. I think they lived around Roane Co. WVa. Is anyone out there looking for the same people?


FOUTTY, FOUTY posted by Max DENT on Tuesday, October 15, 1996

I am researching FOUTTY/FOUTY surnames. Most are from Spencer or Kittle in Roane Co. WV.


DAWSON, FIELDS, MOORE posted by Patricia MOORE on Tuesday, October 15, 1996

I found some info on my family at the Everton Publisher's website. There I found some info on my parents families, FIELDS & DAWSON. My gr-grandfather, Elijah LaForce FIELDS m. Ruanna or Ruana MOORE in Roane Co. WV on 26 NOV 1872. I searched the MOORE database but no mention of Ruanna. Can you help or point me in the right direction? Thanks.


CUNNINGHAM, HALEY, HART, PAYNE posted by Dewey D. HART on Tuesday, October 15, 1996

Gr. Grandfather James HART m. Nancy PAYNE abt 1866 in Wetzel Co. WV. Had a son Marcellus Born there. Later migrated to Roane Co. around Gay, WV. My Grandfather Myron Reese HART was b. there in 1872. He m. CUNNINGHAM. There was a Kelley Scott HART that m. Sarah T. HALEY in 1867. I do not know if James HART or Kelley Scott HART are related. If anybody has info on this family I would appreciate hearing from you.


OBRIAN, WILLIAMS posted by John Vail on Tuesday, October 15, 1996

I'm looking for my wife's aunt Bethel OBRIAN who is believed to be living in the Spencer area. We are trying to put the WILLIAMS family history together. Aunt Bethel & her sister Virginia are the only living members that are still living. We have located her sister Virginia. Thank you for any help that you can give me.


ALFORD, ASHLEY, COBB, MORRISON, STARCHER, WOODRUFF posted by Sandy McSPADDEN on Tuesday, October 15, 1996

I would like to know the birthplace & parents of Dr. William COBB b. abt 1744. He m. Elizabeth MORRISON in Greenbriar Co. 1787. Dr. William COBB lived on the Elk River in Kanawha Co. & was the first doctor in the area. In a WV book I found an article about one of his grandsons which stated that Dr. William was b. in England. I have wondered if he was related to Fleming COBB who came to Kanawha about the same time as Dr. William COBB. Does anyone know this COBB family?/ ALSO searching for info on John & Marey (ALFORD) ASHLEY. John ASHLEY was b. abt 1774 in Orange Co. NC m. Marey ALFORD 1799 in Wilkes CO. NC THey moved to Kanawha CO. & had a mill which was located where Osborn's Mill is today. I would like to know who their parents were./ ALSO I would like to know the par. of Rachel WOODRUFF b. 1800 in NJ. She m. Jacob STARCHER in Mason Co. WV. There is a David WOODRUFF who was in Jackson Co. census & would be the age to be her brother. Very little WOODRUFF info can be found in either Mason, Jackson or Roane Co.'s.


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