Posted Queries for February 1999
RUNYON posted by Karen on Monday, February 1, 1999

I am just beginning to research my great-grandfather, Elijah RUNYON .... I found him on the 1820 Kanawha County, VA census .... Would like to find a marriage record, I know he lived in Roane County for a period of time .... Any help will be greatly appreciated.


HARPER, JACKSON, JONES, LOUDERMILK, TOOTHMAN posted by Dianne Brandt on Monday, February 1, 1999

I am trying to find out who the mother is of Mahala Catherine JONES who was born 02 Apr 1861 at Leatherwood, Roane County .... She was married to Garson JACKSON and James TOOTHMAN .... I know her father was Norville JONES .... Some sources say her mother was Frances HARPER, others say Wilhelmina HARPER, yet others say Samantha LOUDERMILK .... I have been unable to locate any info about any of these women .... Can anyone help?


BISHOP, TAYLOR posted by Dianne Brandt on Monday, February 1, 1999

I am looking for any info about the lineage of Elijah TAYLOR and his wife Lydia BISHOP .... They settled in Roane County in 1845 after living in Russell County (supposedly) but I have been unable to locate any records for them in Russell County .... Some sources say that they are not related to the other TAYLOR'S in Roane County .... Can anyone help?


SMITH, WILLIAMS posted by Vonda Mason on Tuesday, February 2, 1999

Trying to find info on my WILLIAMS line .... My great-great grandfather was John Wesley WILLIAMS. He married Druzilla SMITH and they had a son, Harvey Heavner WILLIAMS, born in 1863 .... I am stuck here, any help appreciated


RAY, SHAFFER posted by Joey Jett on Tuesday, February 2, 1999

Looking for any information on my grandfather, Samuel J. Tilden RAY, of Roane County .... He first married my grandmother, Mamie Arty SHAFFER, who died during childbirth (year unknown) .... I would like any data on Mamie .... Tilden next married Jennie (Unknown) .... Would like to know her maiden name and when they married .... Would also like information on Tilden's children.


HICKMAN, MCCUNE, MORGAN posted by Mary Griffin on Thursday, February 11, 1999

Looking for information about Christian MCCUNE (bn ca 1857) .... he was in the 1860 Calhoun County census .... Was he the brother of Sophia MCCUNE (bn ca 1840), daughter of D A and Barbara MCCUNE? Barbara married (1) ? MORGAN and (2) Zachariah HICKMAN in 1868 in Jackson County .... There is a Christian MCCUNE living with Zach and Sophia in the 1870 Jackson County census .... I would like to hear from anyone researching the MCCUNE surname


KEETON posted by Al Keeton on Friday, February 12, 1999

I would like any information from Roane County records on Albert W KEETON .... He lived in Roane County until his death and is buried in the Cottrell Town Cemetery in Calhoun County .... His wife's name was Levice .... I would appreciate learning anything, thanks for any help ....


CANSENNI, COX, HARGUS, WESTFALL posted by Tricia Westfall on Friday, February 12, 1999

My father, Fred Westfall, is seeking information about his family .... His father was Jarrett WESTFALL,
(born 16 Oct 1896 in Roane County) and his mother was Elsie COX WESTFALL (born 24 Mar 1902) .... They were married 24 May 1918 .... Jarrett's parents were A B WESTFALL and Sarah L HARGUS WESTFALL .... Elsie's parents were Edward COX and Arvena CANSENNI COX .... We would like to find any other WESTFALL researchers or learn where we can look for information .... We will truly appreciate any help.


HARPER posted by Cindie Blanchard on Wednesday, February 17, 1999

I am researching the HARPER family of Roane County, WV, Jackson, Co, WV and Russell County, VA .... I live in Hawaii and am unable to visit the courthouses for birth, marriage and death information .... My grandfather was Coy Clayton HARPER who was born in Roane County, and was the son of Okey HARPER .... Can anyone help?


HUNT, KEEN posted by G Short on Friday, February 19, 1999

I am looking for anything on Riley HUNT (bn 1884) and Effie KEEN (bn1889)


HERSMAN, WINDON posted by Linda Lawson on Sunday, February 21, 1999

I am compiling vital statistics records in order to document my lineage for DAR membership .... I need a copy of the birth record for my father, James Hugh HERSMAN, born 06 Dec 1918 in Spencer, WV (Roane County) .... His parents were Cody Carl (actually Corliss) HERSMAN and Lula Frances WINDON HERSMAN .... Dad was born in Spencer but had 2 siblings born in Doddridge County, Margaret Azalea HERSMAN on 02 Feb 1915 and Chester Arthur HERSMAN born in 1921 .... I will gladly reimburse costs for the birth record ....


CARPER, SHORT posted by G Short on Sunday, February 21, 1999

Dave SHORT married Florence Maud CARPER in 1904 .... Does anyone know if they had any children?


CONNOLLY, HARRIS, MARKS posted by Dee Watren on Monday, February 22, 1999

Searching for information on the Thomas CONNOLLY and Emily HARRIS family .... I am the granddaughter of Samuel CONNOLLY and Isabelle MARKS .... Any info on my family line would be welcomed.


DONAHEW, DONAHUE, DONOHOE, TANNER posted by Jo Ann Harris on Friday, February 26, 1999

Looking for anyone doing research on the DONAHUE family in Roane County .... Need information about an Oliver DONAHUE (DONOHOE / DONAHEW / etc), who was possibly born 1863 - 1864 .... His father was William Donahue. his mother was Emily TANNER ....


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