Posted Queries for June thru July 1997
BOARD, GWINN, HARROW posted by Beckie Rawdon on Sunday, June 15, 1997

Seeking information on John A BOARD family. John A. was born in 1850 in Kanawha county. Elizabeth Susan GWINN was born in 1853 in Kanawha. They were married on October 6, 1873. Known children are Patrick Frederick b. 1875, Charles H b. 1877, Nora M b. 1881, Laura Lee b. 1884, Okey E. b. 1885, Kitty E. b. 1889, and Caloe E. b. 1893. In 1900 the family is living in Roane county. Seeking information on Thompson GWINN b. 1806 in Monroe County. He and his wife Rachel HARROW b. 1818 are known to have lived in Roane county. I believe they may be buried there also. Any information on them or there children would be greatly appreciated. Known children are Irene E. "Jane" b. 1843, Sarah Minerva b. 1845, Isabella Jane b. 1848, Matilda C. b. 1849, Wallace P b. 1850, Elizabeth Susan b. 1853, Henry F. b. 1856. and Charles F. b. 1858.

 

CLARKSON, HUNT, REED, WESTFALL posted by Tamara Kisor on Sunday, June 15, 1997

I have been researching Marguerite WESTFALL daughter of Clark Westfall She was born on Dec. 22, 1861 in Roane Co./died March 29 1958 Her father was married twice with conflicting dates . I don't know who her mother was. Could be Virginia REED or Matilda CLARKSON, whichever one, Marguerite was the first born child of Clark Westfall and my great-grandmother Marguerite married Will HUNT in Roane Co. Any info would be helpful.

 

ALKIRE, BEATH, BOOTH, BURNS, DAVIS, HALEY, HICKEL, HICKLE, HILL, HUBER, RUNNION, RUNYON, STRALEY, WOLFE posted by Jim Wolfe on Sunday, June 15, 1997

Do you have stats, ancesters etc for Anna STRALEY abt 1750, Francis BEATH abt 1760, Mathew S. DAVIS, Mary Catherine HILL, Samuel HICKLE Sr/Jr, Elizabeth BURNS, Jennison BOOTH & Elizabeth ? (wife); , Elizabeth HUBER(HICKLE, HICKEL), Nicholas ALKIRE abt 1780, Alfred RUNYON (RUNNION), Ohio abt 1890, surname HALEY m. of Saphronia Ann RUNYON WOLFE. Most lived in Roane Co. /Spencer area. These are 4th & 5th gen of my anc., circa 1750-1850, Also need Davis HICKLE anc. I have over 500 individuals listed in my family tree on FTM software.

 

COTTRELL, MONTGOMERY posted by Glen Foster on Sunday, June 15, 1997

Looking for information on the MONTGOMERY family. My greatgrandmother, Mary Belle Montgomery, was married to John William COTTRELL in Roane county on October 30, 1897. She was the daughter of John Montgomery and died on June 6, 1908

 

MCGAUGHEY posted by John Matthews on Sunday, June 15, 1997

I've some MCGAUGHEY ancestors (g-g-gps') supposedly buried in Clarence, which is near Peniel which is between Spencer and Ripley. Are there lists of cemeteries near that area? The Roane Co. page link to cemeteries doesn't mention one near there. These ancestors died about 1900. Thanks!

 

GANDEE, RAINES posted by Rita Ingham on Sunday, June 15, 1997

I am doing genealogy on Abraham GANDEE born 1846 in Roane Co. & married to Mary Elizabeth RAINES Born 1850 my Grandmother was Mary Janet GANDEE ,I am trying to find his parents sibling ....Thank You!!!!!

 

CLARKSON, WESTFALL posted by Tamara Kisor on Tuesday, July 15, 1997

Who was Matilda CLARKSON? She should have been the daughter of William W. and Harriet Clarkson however, I do not find her listed as a child of theirs She Married my gg grandfather Clark WESTFALL Oct.14,1860 Roane Co., then disappeared from history. Please help in this search.

 

CURFMAN posted by Sandy Kolquist on Tuesday, July 15, 1997

I have an ancestor from Reedy, Roane County: Samuel Henry CURFMAN. He served in Co. H., 17th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry 1863. I would like to know more about the 17th Cav and particulary Co. H. Know any sources?

 

BISHOP, BOOTH, COBB, HARPER, MOORE, PHILLIPS, SHAFER, SHAFFER, SHAVER, STRICKLAND, TAYLOR posted by Janet Martin: on Tuesday, July 15, 1997

I am working on the following surnames SHAVER/SHAFER/SHAFFER, HARPER, BISHOP. BOOTH,TAYLOR, MOORE, PHILLIPS,STRICKLAND, COBB. I have been working on my ancestors for 17 years and would like to correspond with anyone working on these lines.

 

RECTOR posted by Rebecca Rector on Tuesday, July 15, 1997

Looking for more information on: RECTOR, George S. Sgt or Lt. in Civil War, Co. E. 36th VA. He is listed for both Roane and Wood Counties in different sources. One source says killed at Piedmont. Anyone having additional clues, please let me know. Thanks!

 

HUSK posted by Danny Husk on Tuesday, July 15, 1997

Would like to contact anyone doing research on HUSK of ROANE County.

 

CUMMINGS posted by Robert Murphy on Tuesday, July 15, 1997

Looking for any information on Cynthia Mabel CUMMINGS, born Aug 1903, Walton, WV. Needed especially are parents & sibling names. Thanks for any help you can give.

 

HENSLEY posted by Donna O. Hedrick on Tuesday, July 15, 1997

I am seeking ANY information on Samuel HENSLEY - spouse? children? birth/death dates? ANYTHING, please. Samuel's son was Dr. Benjamin Morris Hensley, who practiced medicine in Clendenin. Does anyone have informations about this gentleman? Thanks in advance.

 

ROBERTS, STRAIGHT posted by Carol Hall on Tuesday, July 15, 1997

I am looking for any information on Samuel Edward ROBERTS. He was > married to Roseanna STRAIGHT. He was from Roane County and working in > Lewis County where he was killed in an accident. His son, William > Claude Roberts 1878-1958, was my grandfather. Thanks for any help!

 

CAMPBELL, ELLIS, KINCAID, SUMMERFIELD, UPTON posted by Cheryl LeFevre on Tuesday, July 15, 1997

Searching for descendants of George Washington KINCAID and Mary Catherine CAMPBELL who moved to Roane Co. in 1856 and lived in the Smithfield and Spencer areas. Their children included: Daniel Thomas KINCAID (my great-grandfather), George William, Seldon, Rufus A., Virginia (wife of Phillip ELLIS), Sarah (wife of Elkanah SUMMERFIELD), Belle (wife of Hilary UPTON), and Frances (who married a KINCAID of another Family.) Info on any descendants of this line would be greatly appreciated. Also would like to correspond / swap info with any of their descendants.

 

CLARKSON, KEARNS, WESTFALL posted by Tamara Kisor on Tuesday, July 15, 1997

I am researching Matilda CLARKSON dau of William W. & Harriet KEARNS Clarkson. Would like to have dob/dod. She was married to Clark WESTFALL with conflicting marriage dates in the early 1860's. & two wives shown at the same time. I am also looking for the birth mother of Marguerite WESTFALL dob 12-22-1861, father Clark WESTFALL.

 

CARPENTER, STARCHER posted by Robert Starcher on Tuesday, July 15, 1997

I am trying to trace my father's parents: Charles STARCHER Sr. & Gertrude CARPENTER STARCHER.

 

BOGGS, GREATHOUSE, HICKS, LOWRY, TANNER, WEBB posted by Sandy Jarrett on Tuesday, July 15, 1997

We are looking for the parents and grandparents of Samuel William GREATHOUSE and his wife Sudna TANNER He fought in the Civil War, with records in the new book on the Virginia 19th & 20th. Family tradition states that he was the son of William GREATHOUSE and Nancy HICKS who lived in Spencer, but she was a bit young to be his mother. We would like to correspond with anyone who is descended from either William or Samuel GREATHOUSE. Samuel's son, Joseph, married Catherine "Kate" WEBB, sister of Susan WEBB BOGGS, and Joseph and Catherine's daughter Minnora GREATHOUSE married Maclhaney "Mac H." LOWRY. Mac and Nora were our great-grandparents. We would appreciate any correspondence about the above families or their lines.

 

BALL, GRAITHOUSE, GREATHOUSE, MILLER, WINE posted by D Turner on Tuesday, July 15, 1997

Looking for info on Wine family history. Charles Edward WINE born 02/03/21 to Romie Otmar WINE and Ida May BALL. Romie Otmar WINE born May 02,1894 to Albert Noah WINE and Viola V. GRAITHOUSE(possibly GREATHOUSE may have been misspelled in family bible). Other children of Albert N. WINE and Voila V. are listed as follows: Ferda E., a son, born May 20, 1899 and died August 25, 1909 of typhoid fever. Mamie, a daughter, born April 08, 1904 and died Mamie MILLER on Feb. 08,1976. Any information greatly appreciated. Any ideas on where to look also appreciated.

 

BOGGS, GREATHOUSE, HICKS, LOWRY, TANNER, WEBB posted by Sandy Jarrett on Tuesday, July 15, 1997

We are looking for the parents and grandparents of Samuel William GREATHOUSE and his wife Sudna TANNER He fought in the Civil War, with records in the new book on the Virginia 19th & 20th. Family tradition states that he was the son of William GREATHOUSE and Nancy HICKS who lived in Spencer, but she was a bit young to be his mother. We would like to correspond with anyone who is descended from either William or Samuel GREATHOUSE. Samuel's son, Joseph, married Catherine "Kate" WEBB, sister of Susan WEBB BOGGS, and Joseph and Catherine's daughter Minnora GREATHOUSE married Maclhaney "Mac H." LOWRY. Mac and Nora were our great-grandparents. We would appreciate any correspondence about the above families or their lines.

 

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