Posted Queries for July 1998
COBB, COX, RHODES posted by Evelyn Smith on Wednesday, July 1, 1998

I am doing a history of the folks buried in the RHODES, COBB, COX Cemetery located
on the Freeman COX farm near Vicars Ridge and Harmony, WV .... Miles H. RHODES is buried there .... Trying to locate Kenneth COBB, who recently spread the ashes of his parents there .... Would like to know his parents' names and how he is related to RHODES


GREATHOUSE, JACK, LONGFELLOW posted by Jackie Jones on Saturday, July 4, 1998

I am researching the family of my grandfather, Clarence Cecil JACK, born in Roane County, WV on 13 Jul 1896 .... He was the only child of Lorenzo Dow JACK and
Susan Luverna GREATHOUSE LONGFELLOW JACK .... Susan first married Stacy C. LONGFELLOW and had 2 sons, Fred L. and Edward C. .... Susan died before my grandfather Clarence was a year old and Lorenzo moved to Huntington, WV .... Later, Eddie came to Huntington, married, raised a family, and was close to Clarence .... Freddie stayed in Roane County but I have childhood memories of him and his wife Stella visiting us until 1950 when grandfather Clarence died .... After my mother's recent death I found a picture of her and Ores LONGFELLOW .... I would like to get in touch with any member of this family


HITT, PICKERELL, PICKRELL, RADER, SIMS, WAGGONER posted by J M Howell on Monday, July 6, 1998

Andrew Jackson PICKERELL and Susan Elizabeth SIMS married in Roane County
on 09 Mar 1873 .... Andrew was son of Levi "Stephen" PICKERELL, Jr and Mariah RADER .... Levi Jr was son of Levi "Stephen" PICKERELL, SR and Rosanna HITT, who married 12 Jan 1809 in Fauquier Co., VA .... I don't have any birth or death dates on any of these PICKERELL/PICKRELL names - can anyone help? .... (Susan Elizabeth SIMS was born 13 Nov 1853 in Jackson County to Martin W SIMS and Susannah WAGGONER) .... Any help would be appreciated.


ROWH, VANHORN posted by O E VanHorn on Tuesday, July 7, 1998

Would like to know more about the VANHORN (and all variant spellings) line in Roane, Doddridge, and Harrison counties .... Also researching ROWH (and other spellings) in Roane and Barbour counties


ROWH, VANHORN posted by O E VanHorn on Wednesday, July 8, 1998

Would like any information regarding the ancestors and descendants of Moses Van Everett VANHORN (1872-1950) and Sophia Camden ROWH (1878-1922) of Roane County .... Was Moses born in Doddridge County? Was Sophia born in Roane?


ANDERSON, MCKOWN, NOE posted by Carrol Schoolcraft-Gray on Wednesday, July 8, 1998

My grandparents were Samuel Lewis NOE (bn 13 Jan 1895) and Dorothy Alice MCKOWN, both of Clendenin .... Samuel was a son of William NOE and Elizabeth ANDERSON NOE .... Samuel and Dorothy had 3 children; Donald, Ella Marie, and Cloe Virginia .... Can anyone help me get further back?


JONES, PARKER posted by Ginger Taylor on Friday, July 10, 1998

My great-great grandfather's name was Pleasant PARKER, bn 11 Mar 1824, in VA. He married Sarah JONES (bn 05 Sep 1828) .... He may have been orphaned, he was raised in Hawkins County, TN and moved to Washington Co., AR in 1857 .... If anyone has info on him, please contact me, I will greatly appreciate it ....


CAIN posted by Don Shelton on Friday, July 10, 1998

I'm trying to locate an obituary or death information for Rezin CAIN who died in Spencer, WV on 18 Apr 1886 .... His name could be spelled Reason/Reece, etc .... If you have suggestions or need further info, please contact me .... Thanks very much


BATTEN, BOARD, GIBB, JARRETT posted by Gloria DuPont on Sunday, July 12, 1998

Looking for information on the family of Mary Elizabeth (Bette) BATTEN, born
28 Jun 1902 in Roane County, WV .... her parents were Richard BATTEN and Mary Isabelle BOARD BATTEN .... "Aunt Bette" first married a GIBB, with whom she had at least two children, Richard and Lula Belle .... She later married a JARRETT .... It is known that Lula Belle was in the Charleston, WV area during the 1940's .... My father will soon be 82 and would love to know what happened to this branch of the family. Any information would be appreciated!


GOUGH posted by Michelle Johns on Sunday, July 12, 1998

I have a copy of a photo that was taken in front of the "LAW'S Store" in Roane County. There are several men and a couple of boys standing in front of it .... One of the men is my ggg-grandfather, Thomas D. GOUGH .... I would like to learn about this store, where it was located, who the proprietor was, etc., and what year it was taken .... Am willing to send a copy to anyone who would like to see it


COBB, COX, LITTON, MOORE, RHODES, TOLLEY posted by Evelyn Smith on Tuesday, July 14, 1998

My grandparents were Miles Herbert RHODES (bn 10 Oct 1855 - died 02 Apr 1950)
and Melissa COBB RHODES (1872-1956) who lived at Higby, WV in Roane County. Miles taught school, preached in the Vicars Ridge Methodist Church, and farmed. Melissa was postmistress at Higby .... Miles was a son of John RHODES (bn Jan 1827) and Elizabeth RHODES (bn 19 Jun 1849) .... We are interested in the cemetery located between Harmony and Vicars Ridge across the road from the Vicars Ridge Church .... It is in disarray and has been uncared for for many years, tombstones are down, etc. .... A small group of us are trying to fix it up and place headstones where there are none now .... A MOORE family is buried there - all died of typhoid fever ca 1905. We would love to know their names .... Others buried there are TOLLEY, COBB, COX, and LITTON families .... If anyone has information on the people buried there, please contact me .... It is on the Freeman Cox farm. Can supply additional info


GODBEY, SILKET posted by on Tuesday, July 14, 1998

Looking for info on the SILKET family of Reedy, WV in Roane County - specifically,
Icy Pearl SILKET (born 1897) who married Kenna GODBEY of Gay, WV in 1919.


SMITH posted by Sandy on Sunday, July 19, 1998

Looking for the family of my grandfather, James Robert SMITH, who was born in 1881 in Roane Co., WV .... He left home and met my grandmother in Sacramento, CA and married her after he mustered out of the National Guard in California in 1917 or 1918 .... They had 5 children .... James had a brother but he wouldn't talk about his family in Roane County.


BATTEN, GIBBS posted by Gloria DuPont on Thursday, July 23, 1998

Looking for information on descendants of Walter GIBBS who married Mary Eliazbeth BATTEN and had 2 children, Lulu and Richard .... Walter died in 1921 .... Richard was born in 1922, 8 months after his father died .... Need info on Lulu Belle GIBBS


WALKERS posted by Kay on Saturday, July 25, 1998

Looking for WALKERS in Roane County


ANDERSON, LOWE, MOORE posted by Sandra Schneider on Sunday, July 26, 1998

Would like contact with anyone who has info on the children of James "Grant" LOWE, born 07 Aug 1868 in Roane County .... He married Lucinda ANDERSON on 04 Jul 1881 in Roane County .... Believe their children were: (1) Ursie LOWE .... (2) Stella LOWE, born ca 1899, married Alfred MOORE 06 Apr 1919 in Roane Co .... (3) Roy Burton LOWE, born 1905, AKA Shorty .... (4) Emma LOWE .... (5) Delbert LOWE .... (6) Herbert LOWE and (7) Romy/Romey LOWE ....


CAMP, CLARK, KINCAID, LOWE posted by Donald Lowe on Sunday, July 26, 1998

Would like to learn the ancestors of Levi LOWE .... My descendancy from him is:
Levi "Leddy" LOWE (1760 - ?) and Sarah KINCAID (1765 - aft 1830)
Matthew LOWE (1794 - 1884) and Elizabeth CLARK (1801 - 1856)
Levi Clark LOWE (1824 - 1883) and Sarah E. CAMP (1839 - aft 1920)
Charles Edward LOWE (1869 - 1938)
Walter Clark LOWE (1905 - 1980)
Donald Clark LOWE (1937 - )


CLARK, WRIGHT posted by Earl Whited on Sunday, July 26, 1998

Looking for info on a man, surname WRIGHT who married Catherine CLARK before 1857 ....


NEELEY, STRAIGHT posted by Jim Straight on Wednesday, July 29, 1998

Does anyone know where "Two Run Church Cemetery" is located? It is supposed to be near Reedy .... My husband's great-great grandparents, James A. STRAIGHT and Sarah NEELEY STRAIGHT, are said to be buried there .... We are making a trip to WV in September and would like to locate their graves .... Both death dates are circa 1904-05.


COBB, TOLLEY posted by Joyce Mertens on Wednesday, July 29, 1998

Query of July 14 concerning the Rhodes Cemetery - Buried in one row of this cemetery are the Frank and Ella TOLLEY COBB family and Henderson TOLLEY ....
How is Henderson related to Frank and Ella?


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