Posted Queries for April thru May 1998
GREATHOUSE, TANNER, WEBB posted by Rick Greathouse on Saturday, April 4, 1998

Ervin (Marion?) GREATHOUSE (1864-1950) married Effie L. WEBB (1871-1938) in Roane County, WV on 19 Mar 1887. They are my great-grandparents. Would like verification of their full names. They left Roane County ca 1900 and moved to Richwood, WV. Believe Ervin's parents were Isaac "Tas" GREATHOUSE and Sarah/Sally TANNER GREATHOUSE .... Would like contact with other researchers on these lines


HEASLEY, WADE posted by Kristine on Monday, April 13, 1998

Looking for info on the HEASLEY family of Spencer, WV and surrounding area. Would like to learn who the parents were of Jack HEASLEY .... He was born 11 Jul 1919 at Clover, WV and died 19 Nov 1982. He married Bettie WADE. Jack had 3 siblings; Elwood, George, and Maycel


BONNIFIELD, TAYLOR posted by Terri Mullins on Thursday, April 16, 1998

Trying to find out more information on a Mary (Polly) TAYLOR who was born in the early 1800's in Virginia .... She was married to a Gregory BONNIFIELD .... Not sure where her family was from .... If you can help, please let me know


MCCRADY, MCWILLIAMS, WHITED posted by Larry McCrady on Saturday, April 18, 1998

Does anyone know what happened to Stewart (Stuart?) MCCRADY? .... In 1896 he, John MCWILLIAMS, and N C WHITED led the Populist Political Party in Roane County .... Supposedly the party had merged with the Democrats earlier, but after an unsuccessful election, split to go it alone


CROSS, PHILLIPS, RAMSEY posted by Cathy Phillips on Wednesday, April 22, 1998

Was Abram PHILLIPS from Roane County, West Virginia or Roane County, Tennessee ? He married Margaret RAMSEY of the Barbour County area and had many children .... His parents may have been Allen and Sara CROSS PHILLIPS .... Abram lived in the Hendricks area of Tucker County and was killed by a falling tree in 1901 .... His widow married Abram's brother, Baylum PHILLIPS


GANDEE, HUGHES posted by Scott Gandee on Friday, April 24, 1998

Looking for any information (birth, marriage, or death records) for my great-great grandfather, Levi T. GANDEE, born 1804 in Virginia .... Believe he was a son of Uriah GANDEE and Mercy/Massie HUGHES, both of Roane County .... Levi died ca 1860-70. Am new to web research and will appreciate any help or tips


PATRICK, WHITED posted by Terri Mullins on Saturday, April 25, 1998

Would like to learn more about my gr-gr-gr grandmother, Amelia PATRICK. She was born in Smythe County ca 1800, married Moses WHITED, and died in Roane County .... If you have any information on her please let me know


CAIN, KNOPP, MCCINTY, STEWART posted by Ernestine Mullen on Sunday, April 26, 1998

Would like to know where the Goff Cemetery is or was located .... My great-great grandmother, Nancy STEWART KNOPP MCCINTY CAIN is said to be buried there. Also trying to find the burial location of my great-great grandfather Gideon KNOPP, who was Nancy's first husband .... Will appreciate any information


STEWART posted by Gary Stewart on Friday, May 1, 1998

I'm searching for William Thomas STEWART who was born 20 Aug 1870 in Seaman, Roane County, WV .... He was a son of Payton and Julia STEWART


BOOTHE, CROMWELL, WEBB posted by Joyce Mertens on Saturday, May 2, 1998

Joseph BOOTHE (ca 1784 - ?) and Jane CROMWELL BOOTHE (1791-1866) lived in the Higby area of lower Harper District in Roane County .... One of their sons, Charles BOOTHE (bn ca 1814) married Rachel WEBB (1817-1887) .... and they had a daughter Susanna, were there more children? .... Who were Rachel's parents? .... Would also appreciate any info on Jane CROMWELL BOOTHE, who died in Roane County


BUTCHER, DEWEESE, LOONEY, MCGLOTHLIN, WEBB posted by Gail Brady on Monday, May 4, 1998

Am researching MCGLOTHLIN - WEBB - DEWEESE - LOONEY - and BUTCHER ca the 1800's .... Any information appreciated.


ELMORE posted by Cynthia Hoffman on Monday, May 4, 1998

I am researching Zedock ELMORE and his wife Sarah who were in the 1900 census in the Harper district of Roane County .... Zedock died in 1917 in Charleston, WV .... when and where did Sarah die?
Also looking for Margaret ELMORE .... She would be listed as head of household or as the wife of James ELMORE .... She may have had daughter Della still living with her .... Last found in the 1880 Roane County census .... When and where did she die?


MILLER, PARSONS posted by Carolyn Miller on Monday, May 4, 1998

Researching the family of Clay MILLER and Elizabeth "Kitty" PARSONS MILLER. Can find no birth or death records on Clay, who died before the 1900 census .... was told he is buried in the Spencer Cemetery but can find no marker .... Clay and Kitty had son Samuel George MILLER (bn 11 Apr 1894) and Amy MILLER (bn 29 Mar 1897) .... Can find no birth info on son Jim who is listed as 2 years old in the 1900 census (Jim died in accident at Tanner's Run oil field ca 1920) .... Would appreciate any help with this family


GREATHOUSE posted by Kenneth Greathouse on Wednesday, May 6, 1998

I am looking for my branch of the GREATHOUSE family tree. My father and grandfather were from Spencer, WV .... My great-grandparents were Marshall GREATHOUSE and his first wife Columbia .... Marshall's father may have been Washington .... Having trouble finding correct documentation


HAMRICK, MOYERS posted by Carren Bragg on Thursday, May 7, 1998

Looking for names of parents of Henry L. HAMRICK who was born in Roane County in 1863. He married a MOYERS in Braxton County but can find no further information.


HARPER, ONSLOW, TAYLOR posted by Mark Kiser on Monday, May 11, 1998

John and Rachel (TAYLOR) HARPER had son Thomas Wesley HARPER (bn 18 Jan 1816 Russel Co., VA and died after 1870 Roane Co.) .... Thomas married 18 Jul 1839 Jackson Co. (W)VA to Catherine ONSLOW (bn ca 1826) .... Does anyone have any info on the ONSLOW family?


MEADOWS, SHUMAKER posted by Rich Hively on Tuesday, May 12, 1998

Looking for information on Susannah E. MEADOWS who married Dr. Hezekiah King SHUMAKER on 02 May 1867 in Roane County .... any and all info on this couple would be appreciated


GREATHOUSE, LAMBERT posted by Brenda Stepro on Friday, May 15, 1998

Researching Rufus Albert GREATHOUSE who married Nancy LAMBERT .... Rufus was murdered in Jan 1916 .... Interested in their parents, siblings, children, etc .... Willing to purchase copies of documentation .... Our family would appreciate it very much ....


GREATHOUSE, MCDADE posted by Sandy Jarrett on Saturday, May 16, 1998

Looking for other descendants of John GREATHOUSE and Sarah (MCDADE) GREATHOUSE .... John died 04 Jul 1866 and was buried in Spencer Memorial Cemetery. Would like to have documentation on John's parents .... Willing to share family data


COE posted by Becky on Sunday, May 17, 1998

. Looking for information about Huston COE of Roane County, WV


CANTERBURY, LOWE posted by Junior Tucker on Monday, May 18, 1998

Trying to locate info on Lillie Gertrude LOWE .... She married John Calvin CANTERBURY and lived in Clendenin .... maybe also in Roane County .... Have no dates for them. My Grandmother said Lillie died in a house fire in Clendenin .... My Grandfather, Lawrence Calvin CANTERBURY (bn 27 Jan 1907) was one of their children (the oldest ?) .... Is there a CANTERBURY Family Reunion held in Roane County? .... Any help offered will be appreciated


LOWE posted by Donald Lowe on Friday, May 22, 1998

I am looking for LOWE'S from OH, WV, and VA from 1765 to present .... My father, Walter C. LOWE, was born in Spencer, WV in 1905 .... He moved to Akron, OH in the late 1920's .... His brothers were Fred, Earl John, Rufus. Lloyd, Omer, and Harley .... our line goes back to Levi LOWE in 1765, who emigrated from England ....
Happy to share info


HAYES, PATTON posted by Pat Barnes on Friday, May 22, 1998

. My great-great-great grandparents were William PATTON (ca 1801-aft 1870) and Eleanor HAYES (ca 1811-bef 1870), who married 02 Jan 1829. The return was recorded in Kanawha Co., VA by a circuit minister .... First son was born somewhere in OH, all others in (W)VA .... Would like to know parents of both and if either lived in OH? .... Most of their lives were spent in Kanawha / Roane County


FOSTER posted by Wayne on Sunday, May 24, 1998

Looking for any info on Harley Malcolm FOSTER, my mother's half-brother and my uncle. He was born 15 or 16 Nov 1955 in Spencer, WV and was adopted (possibly by a family in Wood County) .... I would like to learn any information about him.


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