McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Ferrell Hammon Evans

1. 1850 Census, Pike Co, KY, Family 552, page 471B.
Listed as Ferrell Evans, age 66, born in VA, as head of household.
Wife, Pheobe, age 50 is also listed here.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 37.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 6.
Footnote: "Married first Pheobe Musick abt 1808, probably in Russell Co, VA.
Second Jane Puckett, daughter of John and F.R. Alderman Puckett on 20 Mar
1855 in Logan Co, WV. See Family #565 in 1850 Census of Logan Co, VA for
Jane Puckett."
3. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 5 Ju1 1860,
page #6, Family #37.
Listed as Ferel Evans, age 75, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
4. "Early Logan Co, WV Marriages" transcribed by Vicie Waskey Fowler.
Ferrell Evans, age 67, born in Rissell Co, VA, son of William and Martha
Evans, married on 20 Mar 1855, Jane (Alderman) Puckett, age 52, born in
Grayson Co, VA, daughter of John and F.R. Alderman.
5. "Southwest Virginia Kin", Vol 1, 1977, by Ethel Evans Albert; page 5.
Ferrell Evans; son of William and Martha Ferrell Evans; born abt 1784 in
Washington Co, VA (now Russell Co, VA); died abt 1860 in McDowell Co, WV;
buried in Evans Cemetery near Bradshaw, WV.
6. "Pioneer Recollections of Southwest Virginia", Elihu Jasper Sutherland,
page 257, by Rev Grover C. Musick, 3 Sep 1939.
Pheobe Musick; born in 1791/92; died in 1860; buried at Matewan, WV; married
Ferrell Evans of Pike Co, KY; he was Welsh; children: Hammond, Elexious
Musick, Virginia, Mattie, Mollie, Bettie, Annie, Sallie, and Pheobe Evans.


Jane Alderman

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 37.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 6.
Footnote: "Married first Pheobe Musick abt 1808, probably in Russell Co, VA.
Second Jane Puckett, daughter of John and F.R. Alderman Puckett on 20 Mar
1855 in Logan Co, WV...."
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 5 Ju1 1860,
page #6, Family #37.
Listed as Jane Evans, age 56, born in VA, in household of husband, Ferrell
Evans.
3. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 795.
Sandy River District, page 003.
Listed as Jane Puckett, age 90, in household of son, Jacob Puckett.
Robinett. Lists her father as born in Germany.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 11, Family #74.
Listed as Jane Puckett, age 65, in household of son, Jacob Puckett.
5. "McDowell Co, WVGW:Queries July-December 1996", internet site
www.scioto.org/McDowell/MQS/queries1999.html
January 1999, Danny R. Kuhn.
Searching ancestory of Jesse Puckett and Jane Alderman Puckett, who moved
from Grayson Co, VA to Logan/McDowell Co area by 1850. There children were:
Jane, Elizabeth, Jacob, and Mack(aka Malachi born 20 Nov 1835, d 1 Apr 1920,
buried in Puckett Cemetery, Raysal, McDowell Co, WV, married Sarah
Hagerman).
6. "Southwest Virginia Kin", Vol 1, 1977, by Ethel Evans Albert; page 5.
Ferrell Evans, widower, son of William and Martha Evans, married second,
Jane Puckett on 20 Mar 1855 in Logan Co, WV.
Jane Puckett was a widow; daughter of John and R.F. Alderman.
7. 1850 Census, Logan Co, WV, taken 0n 18 Sep 1850, page 159B, Family #564.
Listed as Jane Puckett, age 46, born in VA, in household of husband, Jesse
Puckett.


Hammond William Evans

1. "Early Logan Co, WV Marriages" transcribed by Vicie Waskey Fowler.
Ferrell Evans, age 67, born in Russell Co, VA, son of William and Martha
Evans, married on 20 Mar 1855, Jane (Alderman) Puckett, age 52, born in
Grayson Co, VA, daughter of John and F.R. Alderman.
2. "Southwest Virginia Kin", Vol 1, 1977, by Ethel Evans Albert; page 5.
William Evans; no birth year cited of Russell Co, VA; died in 1787/88 in
Russell Co, VA; married Martha "Mattie" Ferrell, daughter of William and
Martha Ferrell, on 17 Jan 1783 in Washington Co, VA.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Ferrell Evans search, 14 Dec 2001, submitted by
Shirley Hornbeck, shornbeck@tminet.com.
Hammond William Evans; born abr 1765; died abt 1788 in Russell? Co, VA;
married Martha "Matty" Ferrell on 17 Jan 1783 in Washington Co, VA.


Martha Ferrell

1. "Early Logan Co, WV Marriages" transcribed by Vicie Waskey Fowler.
Ferrell Evans, age 67, born in Russell Co, VA, son of William and Martha
Evans, married on 20 Mar 1855, Jane (Alderman) Puckett, age 52, born in
Grayson Co, VA, daughter of John and F.R. Alderman.
2. "Southwest Virginia Kin", Vol 1, 1977, by Ethel Evans Albert; page 5.
William Evans; no birth year cited of Russell Co, VA; died in 1787/88 in
Russell Co, VA; married Martha "Mattie" Ferrell, daughter of William and
Martha Ferrell, on 17 Jan 1783 in Washington Co, VA.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Ferrell Evans search, 14 Dec 2001, submitted by
Shirley Hornbeck, shornbeck@tminet.com.
Hammond William Evans; born abr 1765; died abt 1788 in Russell? Co, VA;
married Martha "Matty" Ferrell on 17 Jan 1783 in Washington Co, VA.
Martha Ferrell; born abt 1765 in VA; daughter of William (born abt 1744 in
Ireland) and Martha (_____) Ferrell.


Jesse Puckett

1. "McDowell Co, WVGW:Queries July-December 1996", internet site
www.scioto.org/McDowell/MQS/queries1999.html
January 1999, Danny R. Kuhn.
Searching ancestory of Jesse Puckett and Jane Alderman Puckett, who moved
from Grayson Co, VA to Logan/McDowell Co area by 1850. There children were:
Jane, Elizabeth, Jacob, and Mack(aka Malachi born 20 Nov 1835, d 1 Apr 1920,
buried in Puckett Cemetery, Raysal, McDowell Co, WV, married Sarah
Hagerman).
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Milton Richmond search, 29 Oct 2000, submitted by
hartley@perferred.com
Jesse Puckett was born abt 1787; died bef 1855; married Jane (_______); son
of John and Martha Spence Puckett.
3. 1850 Census, Logan Co, WV, taken on 18 Sep 1850, page 159B, Family #564.
Listed as Jesse Puckett, age 63, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Jane Alderman

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 37.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 6.
Footnote: "Married first Pheobe Musick abt 1808, probably in Russell Co, VA.
Second Jane Puckett, daughter of John and F.R. Alderman Puckett on 20 Mar
1855 in Logan Co, WV...."
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 5 Ju1 1860,
page #6, Family #37.
Listed as Jane Evans, age 56, born in VA, in household of husband, Ferrell
Evans.
3. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 795.
Sandy River District, page 003.
Listed as Jane Puckett, age 90, in household of son, Jacob Puckett.
Robinett. Lists her father as born in Germany.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 11, Family #74.
Listed as Jane Puckett, age 65, in household of son, Jacob Puckett.
5. "McDowell Co, WVGW:Queries July-December 1996", internet site
www.scioto.org/McDowell/MQS/queries1999.html
January 1999, Danny R. Kuhn.
Searching ancestory of Jesse Puckett and Jane Alderman Puckett, who moved
from Grayson Co, VA to Logan/McDowell Co area by 1850. There children were:
Jane, Elizabeth, Jacob, and Mack(aka Malachi born 20 Nov 1835, d 1 Apr 1920,
buried in Puckett Cemetery, Raysal, McDowell Co, WV, married Sarah
Hagerman).
6. "Southwest Virginia Kin", Vol 1, 1977, by Ethel Evans Albert; page 5.
Ferrell Evans, widower, son of William and Martha Evans, married second,
Jane Puckett on 20 Mar 1855 in Logan Co, WV.
Jane Puckett was a widow; daughter of John and R.F. Alderman.
7. 1850 Census, Logan Co, WV, taken 0n 18 Sep 1850, page 159B, Family #564.
Listed as Jane Puckett, age 46, born in VA, in household of husband, Jesse
Puckett.


John Alderman

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 37.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 6.
Footnote: "Married first Pheobe Musick abt 1808, probably in Russell Co, VA.
Second Jane Puckett, daughter of John and F.R. Alderman Puckett on 20 Mar
1855 in Logan Co, WV. See Family #565 in 1850 Census of Logan Co, VA for
Jane Puckett."
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 795.
Sandy River District, page 003.
Listed as Jane Puckett, age 90, in household of son, Jacob Puckett.
Robinett. Lists her father as born in Germany.
3. "McDowell Co, WVGW:Queries July-December 1996", internet site
www.scioto.org/McDowell/MQS/queries1999.html
January 1999, Danny R. Kuhn.
Searching ancestory of Jesse Puckett and Jane Alderman Puckett, who moved
from Grayson Co, VA to Logan/McDowell Co area by 1850. There children were:
Jane, Elizabeth, Jacob, and Mack(aka Malachi born 20 Nov 1835, d 1 Apr 1920,
buried in Puckett Cemetery, Raysal, McDowell Co, WV, married Sarah
Hagerman).


F. R.

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 37.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 6.
Footnote: "Married first Pheobe Musick abt 1808, probably in Russell Co, VA.
Second Jane Puckett, daughter of John and F.R. Alderman Puckett on 20 Mar
1855 in Logan Co, WV. See Family #565 in 1850 Census of Logan Co, VA for
Jane Puckett."
2. "McDowell Co, WVGW:Queries July-December 1996", internet site
www.scioto.org/McDowell/MQS/queries1999.html
January 1999, Danny R. Kuhn.
Searching ancestory of Jesse Puckett and Jane Alderman Puckett, who moved
from Grayson Co, VA to Logan/McDowell Co area by 1850. There children were:
Jane, Elizabeth, Jacob, and Mack(aka Malachi born 20 Nov 1835, d 1 Apr 1920,
buried in Puckett Cemetery, Raysal, McDowell Co, WV, married Sarah
Hagerman).


Gabriel Riffe Jr

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Westerm District, taken on 12 Sep 1850, Page
291A, Family #1030.
Listed as Gabriel Rife, age 35, born in VA, Baptist minister, head of
household.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #38.
Listed as Gabreil Rife, age 50, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
3. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, WV, transcribed by Norma P. Evans.
"First Families of McDowell Co, VA", 1860 Census, Family 38, page 6.
Footnote, page 43, could be son of Gabriel and Elizabeth Munsey Rife who
married Martha Evans.
4. Idib, page 7, See Family #123, Floyd Co, KY.
5. Internet e-mail, 22 Dec 1999, Rodney Veitschegger, Bowling Green, KY.
Gabriel Riffe born 18 Jan 1764 in PA; died abt 1826; married Elizabeth
Muncey. Gabriel was son of Peter Riffe, Sr.
Gabriel Riffe, son of Gabriel and Elizabeth Muncey, born 1815; married
Martha Evans.


Martha "Mattie" Evans

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Westerm District, taken on 12 Sep 1850, Page
291A, Family #1030.
Listed as Martha Rife, age 34, born in VA, in household of husband, Gabriel
Riffe.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #38.
Listed as Martha Rife, age 48, born in VA, in household of husband, Gabriel
Riffe.
3. Idib, page 7, See Family #123, Floyd Co, KY.
4. "Southwest Virginia Kin", Vol 1, 1977, by Ethel Evans Albert; page 6.
Martha Evans; daughter of Ferrell and Pheobe Musick Evans; born abt 1812
in VA; married Gabriel Riffe.


Pheobe Riffe

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Westerm District, taken on 12 Sep 1850, Page
291A, Family #1030.
Listed as Pheobe Rife, age 15, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #38.
Listed as Pheobe Rife, age 26, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.


Sally Riffe

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Westerm District, taken on 12 Sep 1850, Page
291A, Family #1030.
Listed as Sally Rife, age 13, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #38.
Listed as Sally Rife, age 23, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.
3. "First Families of McDowell Co, VA", 1860 Census, Family 38, Evans, page 6.
Footnote, page 43, Sally married James Henry Mullins, died 21 Oct 1926.


Peter Riffe

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Westerm District, taken on 12 Sep 1850, Page
291A, Family #1030.
Listed as Peter Rife, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.


Nancy Riffe

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Westerm District, taken on 12 Sep 1850, Page
291A, Family #1030.
Listed as Nancy Rife, age 9, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #38.
Listed as Nancy Rife, age 17, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.


Thomas F. Riffe

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Westerm District, taken on 12 Sep 1850, Page
291A, Family #1030.
Listed as Thomas F. Rife, age 7, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #38.
Listed as Thomas Rife, age 15, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.


Daniel Riffe

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Westerm District, taken on 12 Sep 1850, Page
291A, Family #1030.
Listed as Daniel Rife, age 4, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #38.
Listed as Daniel Rife, age 13, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.


William Riffe

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Westerm District, taken on 12 Sep 1850, Page
291A, Family #1030.
Listed as William Rife, age 6, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #38.
Listed as William Rife, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.


John Riffe

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Westerm District, taken on 12 Sep 1850, Page
291A, Family #1030.
Listed as John Rife, age 2, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #38.
Listed as John Rife, age 9, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.


Martha Riffe

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #38.
Listed as Martha Rife, age 8, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.


Anna Riffe

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #38.
Listed as Anna Rife, age 6, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.


Lydia Riffe

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #38.
Listed as Lidia Rife, age 4, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.


Elexcis Riffe

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #38.
Listed as Elexcis Rife, age 2, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel
Riffe.


John Wesley Reed

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Westerm District, taken on 25 Aug 1850, Page
271A, Family #767.
Listed as Wesley Reed, age 13, born in VA, in household of father, John W.
Reed.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #39.
Listed as Wesley Reed, age 22, born in VA, farm laborer, head of household.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 16.
Wesley Reed married on 6 Jul 1856 Mary Gibson.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 2, Family #8.
Listed as Wesley Reed, age 30, in household of father, John W. Reed.
5. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 4.
Marriage Record Book 1, 1865-1896, page 89 (57).
Wesley Reed, age 32, widowed, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of John and Nancy
Reed, married on 2 Mar 1871 Louisa Justice, age 22, born in Pike Co, KY,
daughter of Simn and Barbara Justice.
6. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1856, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Wesley Reed, age 19, son of John R. and Nancy Reed, married Mary Gibson(?) (sic, Christian?),
age 17, daughter of Daniel and Hannah Christian. Married by John Christian.


Mary Christian

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 300, Family 1167.
Listed as Polly Christian, age 9, born in VA, in household of father,
Daniel Christian.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 160.
Daniel Christian will was probated in April 1884. Will Book 5, page 424.
Devises his property to his wife, Hannah, during her life, and then equally
divided among the following heirs: Rebecca Davis, Louvisa Asbury, David
Christian, John H. Christian, Polly Prewitt, Ellen Beavers, Rachael Vandike,
Sarah Sparks, Louisa Harrison, Rebecca Bandy, M. Christian, William M.
Christian, C.H. Christian and James Bandy.
3. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1856, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Wesley Reed, age 19, son of John R. and Nancy Reed, married Mary Gibson(?) (sic, Christian?),
age 17, daughter of Daniel and Hannah Christian. Married by John Christian.
4. "First Families of McDowell Co, VA", 1860 Census, Family 39 Evans, page 7.
John W. Reed married Mary Gibson, 6 July 1856, Tazewell Co, VA.
5. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #39.
Listed as Mary Reed, age 20, born in VA, in household of husband, John W.
Reed
6. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 16.
Wesley Reed married on 6 Jul 1856 Mary Gibson.


Daniel Reed

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #39.
Listed as Daniel Reed, age 10 months, born in VA, in household of father,
John W. Reed


John Wesley Reed

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Westerm District, taken on 25 Aug 1850, Page
271A, Family #767.
Listed as Wesley Reed, age 13, born in VA, in household of father, John W.
Reed.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #39.
Listed as Wesley Reed, age 22, born in VA, farm laborer, head of household.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 16.
Wesley Reed married on 6 Jul 1856 Mary Gibson.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 2, Family #8.
Listed as Wesley Reed, age 30, in household of father, John W. Reed.
5. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 4.
Marriage Record Book 1, 1865-1896, page 89 (57).
Wesley Reed, age 32, widowed, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of John and Nancy
Reed, married on 2 Mar 1871 Louisa Justice, age 22, born in Pike Co, KY,
daughter of Simn and Barbara Justice.
6. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1856, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Wesley Reed, age 19, son of John R. and Nancy Reed, married Mary Gibson(?) (sic, Christian?),
age 17, daughter of Daniel and Hannah Christian. Married by John Christian.


Eliza Louisa Justice

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Simeon Justice.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 8, Family #52.
Listed as Eliza Justice, age 21, in household of father, Simeon Justice.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 4.
Marriage Record Book 1, 1865-1896, page 89 (57).
Wesley Reed, age 32, widowed, married on 2 Mar 1871 Louisa Justice, age 22.
He was born in Tazewell Co, VA; she in Pike Co, KY
His parents were John and Nancy Reed.
Her parents were Simon and Barbara Justice.
4. 1850 Census, Pike Co, KY, page 490A, Family #874.
Listed as Louisa C. Justice, age 1, born in KY, in household of father,
Simeon Justice.


John Wesley Reed

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 108.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 18.
Listed as John W. Reed, age 56, born in VA, head of household.
Added Note by Evans: John Wesley Reed married Nancy Christian on 13 Jun 1830
in Tazewell Co, VA. Nancy Christian was daughter of Thomas Christian and
Louisa Harman per "Kentusky Genaealogist", query Vol 22, No 4.
Son, Mathias Reed, married Elizabeth Vance in 1861; killed in Civil War.
Daughter, Louisa Reed, married Powell Ellis on 20 Mar 1867 in Wyoming Co,
WV.
Per "Christian Family Chronicles", Vol 5, The Tazewell Co, VA, Christian
Family Settlement lists the following: John W. Reed married Nancy J.
Christian. She was born 3 Oct 1812; died 2 Dec 1887 at Avondale, McDowell Co,
WV. They were parents of 12 children: Jackson Reed married Charlotte Moran;
Nancy Jane Reed married Jesse Bean; John Lindsey Reed married Pricy (______);
Daniel Reed married Winnie Mullins; Wesley Reed married Mary Gibson; Mathias
Harman Reed; Thomas Mastin Christian Reed; Elias Friendly Reed; Levicy
(Louisa) Reed married (_________) Murphy; Henry James Hoover Reed: Amanuel
Reed married Robina Beavers on 17 Apr in Tazewell Co, VA.
2. "Annals of Tazewell...", Harman, Vol I, page 88.
John Reed married on 13 Jun 1830 Nancy Christian by William McQuire.
3. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 2, Family #8.
Listed as John W. Reed, age 67, as head of household, a farmer.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV,compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 796.
Sandy River District, page 001.
Listed as John W. Reed, age 76, head of household, a farmer.
5. Internet e-mail, ddsimpson@earthlink.net, Donna Simpson, 11 Jan 2000.
Looking for John Wesley Reed, born 1804, died 9 Jun 1889 at Avondale,
McDowell Co, WV. Need name of parents.
6. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 271A, Family 767.
Listed as John W. Reed, age 47, born in VA, head of household.
7. Ancestry.com Web Site, John Wesley Reed search, 13 Dec 2001, submitted by
Amy Maxey, amyemaxey@hotmail.com.
John Wesley Reed; born on 25 Jul 1804 in Rogersville, TN; 9 Jun 1889 at
Avondale, WV; married Nancy Elizabeth Christian, born on 18 Oct 1812 at
Sinking Waters, Tazewell Co, WV.


Nancy Jane Christian

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 108.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 18.
Listed as Nancy Reed, age 47, born in VA, in household of husband, John W.
Reed.
Added Note by Evans: John Wesley Reed married Nancy Christian on 13 Jun 1830
in Tazewell Co, VA. Nancy Christian was daughter of Thomas Christian and
Louisa Harman per "Kentucky Genaealogist", query Vol 22, No 4.
Son, Mathias Reed, married Elizabeth Vance in 1861; killed in Civil War.
Daughter, Louisa Reed, married Powell Ellis on 20 Mar 1867 in Wyoming Co,
WV.
Per "Christian Family Chronicles", Vol 5, The Tazewell Co, VA, Christian
Family Settlement lists the following: John W. Reed married Nancy J.
Christian. She was born 3 Oct 1812; died 2 Dec 1887 at Avondale, McDowell Co,
WV. They were parents of 12 children: Jackson Reed married Charlotte Moran;
Nancy Jane Reed married Jesse Bean; John Lindsey Reed married Pricy (______);
Daniel Reed married Winnie Mullins; Wesley Reed married Mary Gibson; Mathias
Harman Reed; Thomas Mastin Christian Reed; Elias Friendly Reed; Levicy
(Louisa) Reed married (_________) Murphy; Henry James Hoover Reed: Amanuel
Reed married Robina Beavers on 17 Apr in Tazewell Co, VA.
2. "Annals of Tazewell...", Harman, Vol I, page 88.
John Reed married on 13 Jun 1830 Nancy Christian by William McQuire.
3. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 2, Family #8.
Listed as Nancy Reed, age 57, in household of husband, John W. Reed.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV,compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 796.
Sandy River District, page 001.
Listed as Anne (sic Nancy) J. Reed, age 65, in household of husband, John W.
Reed.
5. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 271A, Family 767.
Listed as Nancy Reed, age 44, born in VA, in household of husband, John W.
Reed.
6. "Compiled Tazewell Co Birth Index" "A B C D", Tazewell Co, VA Web Site
Nancy Elizabeth? Christian, daughter of Thomas and Louisa Harman Christian,
was born on 18 Oct 1812 in Tazewell Co, VA.


Thomas Mastin Reed

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Family 767, page 271.
Listed as Thomas M. Reed, age 8, born in VA in household of father, John W.
Reed.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 108.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 18.
Listed as John W. Reed, age 56, born in VA, head of household.
Added Note by Evans: John Wesley Reed married Nancy Christian on 13 Jun 1830
in Tazewell Co, VA. Nancy Christian was daughter of Thomas Christian and
Louisa Harman per "Kentusky Genaealogist", query Vol 22, No 4.
Son, Mathias Reed, married Elizabeth Vance in 1861; killed in Civil War.
Daughter, Louisa Reed, married Powell Ellis on 20 Mar 1867 in Wyoming Co,
WV.
Per "Christian Family Chronicles", Vol 5, The Tazewell Co, VA, Christian
Family Settlement lists the following: John W. Reed married Nancy J.
Christian. She was born 3 Oct 1812; died 2 Dec 1887 at Avondale, McDowell Co,
WV. They were parents of 12 children: Jackson Reed married Charlotte Moran;
Nancy Jane Reed married Jesse Bean; John Lindsey Reed married Pricy (______);
Daniel Reed married Winnie Mullins; Wesley Reed married Mary Gibson; Mathias
Harman Reed; Thomas Mastin Christian Reed; Elias Friendly Reed; Levicy
(Louisa) Reed married (_________) Murphy; Henry James Hoover Reed: Amanuel
Reed married Robina Beavers on 17 Apr in Tazewell Co, VA.


Henry James Hoover Reed

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 108.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 18.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 2, Family #8.
Listed as Henry J.H. Reed, age 22, in household of father, John W. Reed.
3. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Family 767, page 271.
Listed as James H. Reed, age 4, born in VA in household of father, John W.
Reed.
4. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 108.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 18.
Listed as John W. Reed, age 56, born in VA, head of household.
Added Note by Evans: John Wesley Reed married Nancy Christian on 13 Jun 1830
in Tazewell Co, VA. Nancy Christian was daughter of Thomas Christian and
Louisa Harman per "Kentusky Genaealogist", query Vol 22, No 4.
Son, Mathias Reed, married Elizabeth Vance in 1861; killed in Civil War.
Daughter, Louisa Reed, married Powell Ellis on 20 Mar 1867 in Wyoming Co,
WV.
Per "Christian Family Chronicles", Vol 5, The Tazewell Co, VA, Christian
Family Settlement lists the following: John W. Reed married Nancy J.
Christian. She was born 3 Oct 1812; died 2 Dec 1887 at Avondale, McDowell Co,
WV. They were parents of 12 children: Jackson Reed married Charlotte Moran;
Nancy Jane Reed married Jesse Bean; John Lindsey Reed married Pricy (______);
Daniel Reed married Winnie Mullins; Wesley Reed married Mary Gibson; Mathias
Harman Reed; Thomas Mastin Christian Reed; Elias Friendly Reed; Levicy
(Louisa) Reed married (_________) Murphy; Henry James Hoover Reed: Amanuel
Reed married Robina Beavers on 17 Apr in Tazewell Co, VA.


William Coleman

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Page 285, Family 951.
Listed as William Coleman, age 7, in household of father, William Coleman.
2. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy PO, taken on 7 Jul 1860, Page 769,
Family #77.
Listed as William Coleman, age 17, born in VA, in household of father,
William Coleman.
3. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 19, Family #119.
Listed as William Coleman, age 22, in household of Archibald Muncey, as farm
laborer.
4. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 12.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 107.
William Coleman, age 30, born in Buchanan Co, VA son of William and
Elizabeth Coleman, married on 21 Feb 1878 Sarah Reed, age 18, born in
McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Wesley and Polly Reed.
5. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 771.
Sandy River District, page 002.
Listed as William Coleman, age 35, as head of household, a farmer.
6. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 244B, Family #103.
Listed as William Coleman, age 54, born in 1846 in KY, head of household.
7. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 11 May 1910, Page 94A,
Family # 265/267.
Listed as William Coleman, age 65, born in VA, married once for 33 yrs, farmer, head of household.
8. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, taken on 31 Jan 1920, Page 223A,
Family #163.
Listed as William Coleman, age 75, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
9. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Valerie Neal; 19 Oct 2018.
"William Coleman
Birth 17 Mar 1844
Kentucky, USA
Death 30 Aug 1930 (aged 86)
Lex, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Short Ridge Cemetery
Garland, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA"

Additional Information Posted:
"PVT US ARMY CIVIL WAR
Spouse: Sarah J Redman (sic, Reed)


Sarah Jane Reed

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #39.
Listed as Sarah Reed, age 2, born in VA, in household of father, John W.
Reed
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 12.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 107.
William Coleman, age 30, born in Buchanan Co, VA son of William and
Elizabeth Coleman, married on 21 Feb 1878 Sarah Reed, age 18, born in
McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Wesley and Polly Reed.
3. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 771.
Sandy River District, page 002.
Listed as Sarah Coleman, age 23, in household of husband, William Coleman.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 2, Family #8.
Listed as Sarah Reed, age 14, in household of grandfather, John W. Reed,
with father John Westly Reed.
5. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 244B, Family #103.
Listed as Sarah J. Coleman, age 44, born in Sep 1855 in WV, in household of
husband, William Coleman.
6. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 11 May 1910, Page 94A, Family
# 265.
Listed as Sarah Coleman, age 52, born in WV, married once for 33 yrs, 9 children, 7 living, in
household of husband, William Coleman.


Nancy Ann Coleman

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 771.
Sandy River District, page 002.
Listed as Anne Coleman, age 3, in household of father, William Coleman.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 244B, Family #103.
Listed as Nancy Coleman, age 22, born in Jul 1877 in WV, in household of
father, William Coleman.


Mary B. Coleman

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 244B, Family #103.
Listed as Mary B. Coleman, age 17, born in Apr 1883 in WV, in household of
father, William Coleman.


Daniel B. Coleman

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 244B, Family #103.
Listed as Daniel B. Coleman, age 11, born in Feb 1889 in WV, in household of
father, William Coleman.


Jacob Collins Sr

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Westerm District, taken on 12 Sept 1850, Page
291B, Family #1036.
Listed as Jacob Collins, age 25, born in TN, farmer, head of household.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #40.
Listed as Jacob Collins, age 37, born in TN, farmer, head of household.
3. "First Families of McDowell Co, VA", 1860 Census, Family 40 Evans, page 7.
Footnote, Married Nancy Rife 23 July 1843, Pike Co, KY.
Son of John Collins.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 1, Family #2.
Listed as Jocob Collins, age 47, as head of household, a farmer.
5. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 772.
Sandy River Township, page 010.
Listed as Jacob Collins, Sr, age 56, as head of household, a farmer.
6. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 5.
Jacob Collins, age 50, married Christinia Whit, age 40, on 15 Jun 1871.
Marriage Record Book 1, 1865-1896, page 98 (67).
He was born in Grainger Co, TN; she in Pike Co, KY.
His parents were John and Lydia Collins.
Her parents were Daniel and Margaret Whit.


Nancy Riffe

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Westerm District, taken on 12 Sept 1850, Page
291B, Family #1036.
Listed as Nancy Collins, age 22, born in VA, in household of husband, Jacob
Collins.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #40.
Listed as Nancy Collins, age 27, born in VA, in household of husband, Jacob
Collins.
3. "First Families of McDowell Co, VA", 1860 Census, Family 40 Evans, page 7.
Footnote, Married Jacob Collins 23 July 1843, Pike Co, KY.
4. Internet e-mail, 22 Dec 1999, Rodney Veitschegger, Bowling Green, KY.
Gabriel Riffe born 18 Jan 1764 in PA; died abt 1826; married Elizabeth
Muncey. Gabriel was son of Peter Riffe, Sr. Elizabeth was born in 1775 in
NC.
Nancy Riffe, born in 1828; married Jacob Collins. She could be a daughter of
Hannah Riffe, RIN 1855, rather then Gabriel's daughter.