McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


Mastin Christian Sr

1. "McDowell Co, WVGW:Queries 1998", internet site
www.scioto.org/McDowell/MQS/queries1998.html
James D. Birchfield, klijdb@pop.uky.edu
Mastin Christian of Tazewell Co, VA (born ca 1799, d ca 1854) married second
Margaret Maria Robinett. Their daughter Nancy Christian married Noah
Birchfield.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 271, Family 770.
Listed as Masten Christian, age 51, born in VA, head of household.
3. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 113.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 19.
Not listed in this census. Footnote indicates that Mastin was probably
husband of Margaret (_______).
4. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 150.
Marte Charste (sic Mastin Christian) married on 13 August 1851 Marget
Robnet (sic Margaret Robinette). Believe this to be marriage of Mastin to
second wife, Margaret Robinette.


Mary Jane McKenster

1. "McDowell Co, WVGW:Queries 1998", internet site
www.scioto.org/McDowell/MQS/queries1998.html
James D. Birchfield, klijdb@pop.uky.edu
Mastin Christian of Tazewell Co, VA (born ca 1799, d ca 1854) married second
Margaret Maria Robinett. Their daughter Nancy Christian married Noah
Birchfield.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 70.
Masteon Christian married on 1 Sep 1822 Jane McVeinster (sic McKenster).
3. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 301, Family #1175.
Listed as Jane Christian, age 52, in household of son, William Christian.


Moses Christian

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 113.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 19.
Household of Margaret Christian. This maybe his mother.


Mathias Christian

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 271, Family 770.
Listed as Mathias Christian, age 5, in household of his father Masten
Christian.


Nathan Christian

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 113.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 19.
Listed as Nathan Christian, age 13, born in VA, in household of mother,
Margaret M. Christian Robinette.


Samuel Graham

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Family 813, page 274B.
Listed as Samuel Graham, age 49, head of household, a farmer.
2. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken on 3 Aug 1870, Clear Fork Township,
Tazewell Co Courthouse P.O., Page 310A, Family #57.
Listed as Samuel Graham, age 60, born in VA, farm laborer, in household of
son-in-law, William Rollins.
3. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 778.
Big Creek Township, page 018.
Listed as Samuel Graham, age 79, in household of son, Artemus Graham.
4. Ancestry.com Web Site; Luke Graham search; 14 Oct 2001; submitted by Angela
Graham-Ching, majorsassy@military.com.
Louis R. Graham; son of Samuel and Mary Reed Graham; born about 1834;
married Elizabeth (_________).
Samuel Graham was born abt 1801 in VA.
5. 1840 Census, Pulaski Co, VA.
Listed as Samuel Graham with 3 males (5-10); 1 male (15-20); 1 male (30-40)
and 2 females (under 5); 1 female (5-10); 1 female (40-50).


Mary "Polly" Reed

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Family 813, page 274B.
Listed as Polly Graham, age 50, in household of husband, Samuel Graham.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site; Luke Graham search; 14 Oct 2001; submitted by Angela
Graham-Ching, majorsassy@military.com.
Louis R. Graham; son of Samuel and Mary Reed Graham; born about 1834;
married Elizabeth (_________).
Mary Reed was born abt 1800.
3. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken on 3 Aug 1870, Clear Fork Township,
Tazewell Co Courthouse P.O., Page 310A, Family #57.
Listed as Mary Graham, age 60, born in VA, in household of son-in-law,
William Rollins.


Nathaniel McKinney

1. 1850 Census; Russell Co, VA; taken on 22 Aug 1850; Page 252A; Family #451/451.
Listed as Nathan McKinney; age 19; born in NC; laborer; head of household.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA (WV); Peeryville PO; taken on 9 Jul 1860; Page 114; Family #58/58.
Listed as Nathaniel McKinney; age 26; born in NC; farmer; head of household.
3. 1870 Census, Mason Co, WV; Robinson Township; Machinville, PO; taken on 27 Jun 1870;
Page 60B; Family #121/120.
Listed as Nathan McKinney; age 37; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
4. 1880 Census, Mason Co, WV; Cooper; taken on 9 Jun 1880; Page 268D; Family #81/80.
Listed as Nathan McKiney; age 47; born in NC; farmer; head of household.
5. Civil War Pension Index, 1861-1934.
Nathan McKinney; Name of Dependent: Widow, Nancy McKinney; Service: G and K 2 WV Cav.;
Date of ????: 15 Aug 1879: Invalid?; 11 Jan 1886: Widow.


Nancy Hicks

1. 1850 Census; Russell Co, VA; taken on 22 Aug 1850; Page 252A; Family #451/451.
Listed as Nancy McKinney; age 21; born in Russell Co, VA; in household of husband, Nathaniel
McKinney.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA (WV); Peeryville PO; taken on 9 Jul 1860; Page 114; Family #58/58.
Listed as Nancy McKinney; age 25; born in VA; in household of husband, Nathaniel McKinney.
3. 1870 Census, Mason Co, WV; Robinson Township; Machinville, PO; taken on 27 Jun 1870;
Page 60B; Family #121/120.
Listed as Nancy McKinney; age 40; born in VA; in household of husband, Nathaniel McKinney.
4. 1880 Census, Mason Co, WV; Cooper; taken on 9 Jun 1880; Page 268D; Family #81/80.
Listed as Nancy McKiney; age 50; born in VA; in household of husband, Nathaniel McKinney.
5. 1900 Census, Mason Co, WV; Cooper District; taken on 23 Jun 1900; page 110A; Family #264/265.
Listed as Nancy McKiney; age 65; born in VA in Aug 1835; widow; head of single person household.
6. 1910 Census, Mason Co, WV; Cooper District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; page 105A; Family #154/154.
Listed as Nancy McKinney; age 78; born in VA; widow; 5 children, 4 living; head of single person
household.


Marinda McKinney

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA (WV); Peeryville PO; taken on 9 Jul 1860; Page 114; Family #58/58.
Listed as Marinda McKinney; age 5; born in VA; in household of father, Nathaniel McKinney.
2. 1870 Census, Mason Co, WV; Robinson Township; Machinville, PO; taken on 27 Jun 1870;
Page 60B; Family #121/120.
Listed as Marinda McKinney; age 14; born in VA; in household of father, Nathaniel McKinney.


Mastin T. Christian

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 57.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 10.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn Township, page 4, Family #20.
Listed as Mastin Christian, age 13, in household of father, Hiram
Christian.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 11.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 106.
Mastin T. Christian, age 19, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Hiram and
Lucinda Christian married on 9 Aug 1877 C.C. Gillespie, age 16, born in
McDowell Co, WV, daughter of John F. and Mary A. Gillespie.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 769.
Elkhorn Township, page 003.
Listed as Mastin Christian, age 22, as head of household, a farmer.


Cosbi C. Gillespie

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, taken 14 July 1870.
Big Creek Township, Family #2.
Listed as Cosby Gillespie, age 10, in household of father, James F.
Gillespie
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 11.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 106.
Mastin T. Christian, age 19, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Hiram and
Lucinda Christian married on 9 Aug 1877 C.C. Gillespie, age 16, born in
McDowell Co, WV, daughter of John F. and Mary A. Gillespie.
3. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 769.
Elkhorn Township, page 003.
Listed as Cosby C. Christian, age 19, in household of husband, Mastin
Christian.
4. "Harman Genealogy, Southern Branch", 1700-1924, Harman, page 101.
Cosby married M.T. Christian. Their children were: Hiram, Etta,
Floyd, Richard, David, Nannie, Phillip, Robert, Annette, and Alvis.


Hiram Christian

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 769.
Elkhorn Township, page 003.
Listed as Hiram Christian, age 1, in household of father, Mastin Christian.
2. "Harman Genealogy, Southern Branch", 1700-1924, Harman, page 101.
Cosby married M.T. Christian. Their children were: Hiram, Etta,
Floyd, Richard, David, Nannie, Phillip, Robert, Annette, and Alvis.


Etta Christian

1. "Harman Genealogy, Southern Branch", 1700-1924, Harman, page 101.
Cosby married M.T. Christian. Their children were: Hiram, Etta,
Floyd, Richard, David, Nannie, Phillip, Robert, Annette, and Alvis.


Floyd Christian

1. "Harman Genealogy, Southern Branch", 1700-1924, Harman, page 101.
Cosby married M.T. Christian. Their children were: Hiram, Etta,
Floyd, Richard, David, Nannie, Phillip, Robert, Annette, and Alvis.


Richard Christian

1. "Harman Genealogy, Southern Branch", 1700-1924, Harman, page 101.
Cosby married M.T. Christian. Their children were: Hiram, Etta,
Floyd, Richard, David, Nannie, Phillip, Robert, Annette, and Alvis.


David Christian

1. "Harman Genealogy, Southern Branch", 1700-1924, Harman, page 101.
Cosby married M.T. Christian. Their children were: Hiram, Etta,
Floyd, Richard, David, Nannie, Phillip, Robert, Annette, and Alvis.


Nannie Christian

1. "Harman Genealogy, Southern Branch", 1700-1924, Harman, page 101.
Cosby married M.T. Christian. Their children were: Hiram, Etta,
Floyd, Richard, David, Nannie, Phillip, Robert, Annette, and Alvis.


Phillip Christian

1. "Harman Genealogy, Southern Branch", 1700-1924, Harman, page 101.
Cosby married M.T. Christian. Their children were: Hiram, Etta,
Floyd, Richard, David, Nannie, Phillip, Robert, Annette, and Alvis.


Robert Christian

1. "Harman Genealogy, Southern Branch", 1700-1924, Harman, page 101.
Cosby married M.T. Christian. Their children were: Hiram, Etta,
Floyd, Richard, David, Nannie, Phillip, Robert, Annette, and Alvis.


Annette Christian

1. "Harman Genealogy, Southern Branch", 1700-1924, Harman, page 101.
Cosby married M.T. Christian. Their children were: Hiram, Etta,
Floyd, Richard, David, Nannie, Phillip, Robert, Annette, and Alvis.


Alvis Christian

1. "Harman Genealogy, Southern Branch", 1700-1924, Harman, page 101.
Cosby married M.T. Christian. Their children were: Hiram, Etta,
Floyd, Richard, David, Nannie, Phillip, Robert, Annette, and Alvis.


Monterville Lawson Murphy

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 59.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 10.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, page 6, taken 19 July 1870.
Big Creek Township, Family #37.
Listed as Montravil Murphy, age 14, in household of father, John Murphy.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 11.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 106.
Montevil Murphy, age 20, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of John and
Mariah Murphy, married on 30 May 1877 Mary Christian, age 17, born in (____)
Co, VA, daughter of Henry and Lucinda Christian.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Family #21.
Elkhorn District, page 003.
Listed as Monterval Murphy, age 23, as head of household, a farmer.
Also listed is wife, Mary, age 19 and one daughter, Victory, age 2.
5. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, taken 21 Jun 1900, Big Creek Township, page
86A, Family #235.
Listed as Mont Murphy, age 43, born in Aug 1856, in VA, head of household.
6. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 184B, Family #27.
Listed as Mont L. Murphy, age 53, born in WV, married 34 yrs, farmer,
head of household.


Mary Christian

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 57.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 10.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn Township, page 4, Family #20.
Listed as Mary Christian, age 11, in household of father, Hiram
Christian.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 11.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 106.
Montevil Murphy, age 20, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of John and
Mariah Murphy, married on 30 May 1877 Mary Christian, age 17, born in (____)
Co, VA, daughter of Henry and Lucinda Christian.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Family #21.
Elkhorn District, page 003.
Listed as Mary Murphy, age 19, in household of husband, Montville Murphy.
5. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, taken 21 Jun 1900, Big Creek Township, page
86A, Family #235.
Listed as Mary Murphy, age 39, born in Jun 1860, in VA, in household of
husband, Montaville Murphy.
6. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 184B, Family #27.
Listed as Mary Murphy, age 49, born in WV, married 34 yrs, 13 children, 11
living, in household of husband, Monterville L. Murphy.


Henry C. Murphy

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, taken 21 Jun 1900, Big Creek Township, page
86A, Family #235.
Listed as Henry Murphy, age 18, born in Jan 1882, in household of father,
Monterville Murphy.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 184A, Family #27.
Listed as Henry C. Lester, age 28, born in WV, in household of father,
Monterville L. Lester.


Lettie Murphy

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, taken 21 Jun 1900, Big Creek Township, page
86A, Family #235.
Listed as Lettie Murphy, age 17, born in Apr 1883, in household of father,
Montaville Murphy.


Venila Murphy

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, taken 21 Jun 1900, Big Creek Township, page
86A, Family #235.
Listed as Venila Murphy, age 13, born in May 1887, in household of father,
Montaville Murphy.


John "Johnny" Murphy

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, taken 21 Jun 1900, Big Creek Township, page
86A, Family #235.
Listed as Johnie Murphy, age 9, born in Apr 1891, in household of father,
Montaville Murphy.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 184A, Family #27.
Listed as John Murphy, age 19, born in WV, in household of father,
Monterville L. Murphy.


Lawrence Murphy

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, taken 21 Jun 1900, Big Creek Township, page
86A, Family #235.
Listed as Larnce Murphy, age 7, born in Mar 1893, in household of father,
Montaville Murphy.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 184A, Family #27.
Listed as Lawrence Murphy, age 16, born in WV, in household of father,
Monterville L. Murphy.


Ray Murphy

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, taken 21 Jun 1900, Big Creek Township, page
86A, Family #235.
Listed as Ray Murphy, age 2, born in Mar 1897, in household of father,
Montaville Murphy.


Byrdie Murphy

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, taken 21 Jun 1900, Big Creek Township, page
86A, Family #235.
Listed as Birdie Murphy, age 1, born in Apr 1899, in household of father,
Montaville Murphy.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 184A, Family #27.
Listed as Birdie Murphy, age 11, born in WV, in household of father,
Monterville L. Murphy.


Susan Murphy

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 184A, Family #27.
Listed as Susie Murphy, age 9, born in WV, in household of father,
Monterville L. Murphy.


John Anderson Murphy Sr

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 59.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 10.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co...", Harman, Vol I, page 157.
John Murphy married Mariah Shannon on 16 nov 1852 in Tazewell Co, VA.
3. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Tug River District, Family #37.
Listed as head of household, age 36, born in VA.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 005, Family #37.
Listed as John Murphy, age 45, head of household.
5. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, page 6, taken 19 July 1870.
Big Creek Township, Family #37.
Listed as John Murphy, age 36, as head of household, a farmer.
6. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 792.
Elkhorn Township, page 004.
Listed as John Murphy, age 45, head of household, a farmer.
7. Land Entry Book #4, Tazewell Co, VA, page 143.
On 29 Dec 1856 John Murphy entered 34 acres of land "...on Tug River waters
on the east side of the Adkins Branch on the north side of Tug River
adjoining Ann E. Shannon's..."
8. Land Entry Book #3, page 174.
On 18 Feb 1854, John Murphy entered land...on the east side of Adkins Branch
and on the north side of Tug River adjoing a 342 acre tract of Anna E.
Shannon's..."
9. 1850 Census, Logan Co, WV, page 146B, Family #385.
Listed as John Murphy, age 17, in household of father, Herndon Murphy.
10. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 152B, Family 75
Listed as John Murphy, age 67, born in Mar 1833, in WV, head of household.
Listed his father was born in NC.
11. E-mail message from Patrick "Pat" Murphy, 27 Sep 2000,
bmurph@web.brenham.isd.tenet.edu
"...I am a descendant of several of the Murphy's you have on your list. My
father was William Roscoe Murphy, his father was John Anderson Murphy, Jr.,
husband of Marinda Arabella Murphy, and John's father, naturally, was John
Anderson Murphy, Sr., husband of Mariah Shannon. John Sr's father was
Herndon Murphy. Unfortunately, I can not confrim the line from that point
back, although I know that Herndon and sons came to McDowell County around
1852 from the Matewan area where Herndon earlier had land grants..."


Mariah Shannon

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 59.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 10.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co...", Harman, Vol I, page 157.
John Murphy married Mariah Shannon on 16 nov 1852 in Tazewell Co, VA.
3. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Tug River District, Family #37.
Listed in household of husband, John Murphy, age 35, born in VA.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Family #37.
Listed in household of husband, John Murphy, age 43.
5. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, page 6, taken 19 July 1870.
Big Creek Township, Family #37.
Listed as Mariah Murphy, age 35, in household of husband, John Murphy.
6. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 792.
Elkhorn Township, page 004.
Listed as Mariah Murphy, age 43, in household of husband, John Murphy.
7. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Family 752.
Listed as Marie Shannon, age 13, in household of mother, Ann Shannon.
8. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 152B, Family 75
Listed as Maria Murphy, age 63, born in Nov 1836, in VA, in household of
husband, John Murphy.


Alphia Murphy

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 59.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 10.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, page 6, taken 19 July 1870.
Big Creek Township, Family #37.
Listed as Aliphair Murphy, age 11, in household of father, John Murphy.


Ulysses Grant Murphy

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Tug River District, Family #37.
Listed in household of father, John Murphy, age 1, born in WV.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Family #37.
Listed in household of father, John Murphy, age 12.
3. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, page 6, taken 19 July 1870.
Big Creek Township, Family #37.
Listed as U.L. Grant Murphy, age 1, in household of father, John Murphy.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 792.
Elkhorn Township, page 005.
Listed as Ulius Murphy, age 12, in household of father, John Murphy.


Lena May Murphy

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Family #37.
Listed as in household of father, John Murphy, age 5.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 792.
Elkhorn Township, page 005.
Listed as Lenie May Murphy, age 5, in household of father, John Murphy.


Cornelius M. Shannon

1. "Archives of Pioneers of Tazewell Co, VA...", Yantis, page 162.
C. Shannon was fined for not attending muster in 1817.
2. Ibid, Yantis, page 157.
Cornelius Shannon appears on the 1820 Tax List for Tazewell Co, VA, taken on
1 Apr 1820. He is listed with one male over 16 and as owning two horses.
3. Ibid, Yantis, page 206.
Cornelius Shannon married on 11 Dec 1819 Anne McGrannhan. Married by James
Charles.
4. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 64.
Cornelius Shannon married Ann McGrannahan on 11 Dec 1819 in Tazewell Co, VA.
They were married by James Charles.
5. Ibid, Harman, page 188.
Cornelius Shannon was appointed a constable for a two year term at the June
1814 term of the Court. This is probably not the same Cornelius Shannon.
Per 1820 Census this Cornelius Shannon would have been too young for such
an appointment.
6. 1820 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 257.
Listed as Corn's Shannon with one male (16-20yr), on female (0-10yr) and one
female (16-26yr).
7. 1830 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 213.
Listed as Cornelius Shannon with 2 males (0-5yr), 1 male (30-40yr), 1 female
(0-5yr), 3 females (5-10yr), 1 female (10-15yr) and 1 female (30-40yr).
8. Deed Book 6, Tazewell Co, VA, pages 283-284.
On 8 Jun 1837, Cornelius M. Shannon bought 64 acres of land at a public sale
for $327 to clear up a debt of William Shannon's.
9. Deed Book 7, Tazewell Co, VA, page 235.
On 17 Oct 1840, Cornelius and wife, Anne, Shannon sold 55 acres of land to
James Megget.
10. 1840 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 49.
Listed as Cornelius Shannon with 2 males (5-10yr), 2 males (10-15yr), 1 male
(40-50yr), 2 females (< 5 yrs), 1 female (5-10yr), 2 females (10-15yr), 2
females (15-20yr) and 1 female (40-50yr)
11. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Family 752.
Missing from this census. He probably had died.


Ann E. McGrannahan

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harma, Vol I, page 64.
Cornelius Shannon married Ann McGrannahan on 11 Dec 1819 in Tazewell Co, VA.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Family 752.
Listed as Ann Shannon, age 51, head of household.
3. Deed Book 12, Tazewell Co, VA, page 21.
Anna E. Shannon sold her interest in 342 acres of land on Tug River
"...where Anna formally lived..." to Thomas C. Farmer.
4. Ibid, page 361.
Anna Shannon sold her interest in property. She was apparently living in
Wyoming Co, WV since James Shannon, a J.P. in Wyoming Co certified her
signature.
5. Land Entry Book #4, Tazewell Co, VA, page 143.
On 29 Dec 1856 John Murphy entered 34 acres of land "...on Tug River waters
on the east side of the Adkins Branch on the north side of Tug River
adjoining Ann E. Shannon's..."
6. Land Entry Book #3, Tazewell Co, VA, page 134.
On 11 Nov 1853 "...by Henry W. Mead et al...lying on the Laurel Branch of
Tug River on the ridge between said branch and the Sandlick Creek and on
said creek of said river commencing on Anna E. Shannon's line..."
7. Ibid, page 174.
On 18 Feb 1854, John Murphy entered land...on the east side of Adkins Branch
and on the north side of Tug River adjoing a 342 acre tract of Anna E.
Shannon's..."
8. Ibid, page 230.
On 24 Jul 1854, Henry T. Peery entered land...on Adkins Branch...adjoining
Anna E. Shannon's..."
9. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, page 5, taken 19 July 1870.
Big Creek Township, Family #30.
Listed as Ann E. Shannon, age 76, as head of household.
Also listed is a child, William Davis, age 7. Probably a grandson.
10. 1860 Census, Boone Co, WV, Peytona PO, taken on 5 Jul 1860, Page 64, Family #395.
Listed as Ann E. Shannon, age 66, born in Monroe Co, VA, head of household.


Christopher Columbus Murphy

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 59.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 10.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, page 6, taken 19 July 1870.
Big Creek Township, Family #37.
Listed as Columbus Murphy, age 16, in household of father, John Murphy.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 9.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, page 105.
Columbus Murphy, age 23, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of John and
Mariah Murphy, married on 9 Aug 1876, Nancy Newsom, age 19, also born in
McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Win and Nancy Newson.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 792.
ElkhornTownship, page 005.
Listed as Columbus Murphy, age 26, as head of household, a farmer.
5. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 43.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, page 128.
Columbus Murphy, age 39, widowed, born in McDowell Co, WV, farmer, married on
31 Jan 1893 Virginia Graham, age 17, born in McDowell Co, WV.
6. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 18 Jun 1900, Page 271A,
Family #568.
Listed as Columbus Murphy, age 47, born in Dec 1852 in VA, head of household.
7. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 15 Apr, 1910,
Page 79A, Family #3.
Listed as Columbus Murphy, age 56, born in WV, married 17 years, farmer, head of household.
8. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 23 Mar 1920; Page 250B; Image
31 of 35; Family #315/319.
Listed as Columbus Murphy; age 42; born in WV; married; laborer on railroad section; head of
household.
9. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #10919; WV Archives Web Site.
Columbus Murphy; age 68 yrs, 0 mons, 9 days; born on 8 Aug 1854 in WV; married; farmer; son of
John and Mariah (Shannon) Murphy; died on 7 Sep 1922 at Iaeger, McDowell Co, WV from liver
cancer; buried on 9 Sep 1922 in Murphy Cemetery; informant, John Phipps, Iaeger.


Nancy J. Newsom

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 61.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 10.
Twin of Malinda Newson.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, page 5, taken 19 July 1870.
Big Creek Township, Family #32.
Listed as Nancy J. Newsom, age 12, in household of father, William Newsom.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 9.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, page 105.
Columbus Murphy, age 23, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of John and
Mariah Murphy, married on 9 Aug 1876, Nancy Newsom, age 19, also born in
McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Win and Nancy Newson.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 792.
ElkhornTownship, page 005.
Listed as Nancy J. Murphy, age 21, in household of husband, Columbus Murphy.


Charlotte Murphy

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 792.
ElkhornTownship, page 005.
Listed as Charlotte Murphy, age 3, in household of father, Columbus Murphy.


Christopher Columbus Murphy

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 59.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 10.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, page 6, taken 19 July 1870.
Big Creek Township, Family #37.
Listed as Columbus Murphy, age 16, in household of father, John Murphy.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 9.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, page 105.
Columbus Murphy, age 23, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of John and
Mariah Murphy, married on 9 Aug 1876, Nancy Newsom, age 19, also born in
McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Win and Nancy Newson.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 792.
ElkhornTownship, page 005.
Listed as Columbus Murphy, age 26, as head of household, a farmer.
5. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 43.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, page 128.
Columbus Murphy, age 39, widowed, born in McDowell Co, WV, farmer, married on
31 Jan 1893 Virginia Graham, age 17, born in McDowell Co, WV.
6. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 18 Jun 1900, Page 271A,
Family #568.
Listed as Columbus Murphy, age 47, born in Dec 1852 in VA, head of household.
7. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 15 Apr, 1910,
Page 79A, Family #3.
Listed as Columbus Murphy, age 56, born in WV, married 17 years, farmer, head of household.
8. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 23 Mar 1920; Page 250B; Image
31 of 35; Family #315/319.
Listed as Columbus Murphy; age 42; born in WV; married; laborer on railroad section; head of
household.
9. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #10919; WV Archives Web Site.
Columbus Murphy; age 68 yrs, 0 mons, 9 days; born on 8 Aug 1854 in WV; married; farmer; son of
John and Mariah (Shannon) Murphy; died on 7 Sep 1922 at Iaeger, McDowell Co, WV from liver
cancer; buried on 9 Sep 1922 in Murphy Cemetery; informant, John Phipps, Iaeger.


Virginia Graham

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 778.
Big Creek Township, page 018.
Listed as Virginia Graham, age 6, in household of father, Artemus Graham.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 43.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, page 128.
Columbus Murphy, age 39, widowed, born in McDowell Co, WV, farmer, married on
31 Jan 1893 Virginia Graham, age 17, born in McDowell Co, WV.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 18 Jun 1900,
Page 271A, Family #568.
Listed as Virginia Murphy, age 30, born in Mar 1870 (sic) in VA, married 8
yrs, 3 children, 3 living, in household of husband, Columbus Murphy.
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 15 Apr, 1910,
Page 79A, Family #3.
Listed as Virginia Murphy, age 34, born in VA, married 17 years, 7 children,
7 living, in household of husband, Columbus Murphy.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 23 Mar 1920; Page 250B; Image
31 of 35; Family #315/319.
Listed as Virginia Murphy; age 38; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Columbus
Murphy.


Myrtle Murphy

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 15 Apr, 1910,
Page 79A, Family #3.
Listed as Myrtle Murphy, age 5, born in WV, in household of father,
Columbus Murphy.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 23 Mar 1920; Page 250B; Image
31 of 35; Family #315/319.
Listed as Myrtle Murphy; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Columbus Murphy.


Samuel Blane Murphy

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 15 Apr, 1910,
Page 79A, Family #3.
Listed as Samuel B. Murphy, age 3, born in WV, in household of father,
Columbus Murphy.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 23 Mar 1920; Page 250B; Image
31 of 35; Family #315/319.
Listed as Blane Murphy; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Columbus Murphy.


Cleo Murphy

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 23 Mar 1920; Page 250B; Image
31 of 35; Family #315/319.
Listed as Cleo Murphy; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Columbus Murphy.


Audrey Murphy

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 23 Mar 1920; Page 250B; Image
31 of 35; Family #315/319.
Listed as Audrey Murphy; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Columbus Murphy.


Maude Murphy

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 23 Mar 1920; Page 250B; Image
31 of 35; Family #315/319.
Listed as Maude Murphy; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Columbus Murphy.


Melvie Murphy

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 23 Mar 1920; Page 250B; Image
31 of 35; Family #315/319.
Listed as Melvie Murphy; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Columbus Murphy.


Cyrus Milam

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn Township, page 1, Family #2.
Listed as Cyrus Milam, age 15, in household of father, Henry Milam.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 7.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 137 (104).
Synes (sic? Cyrus) M.C. Milam, age 20, married Rhoda Murphy on 19 May 1874.
Both were born in McDowell Co, WV.
His parents were Henry and Marinda Milam.
Her parents were John and Mariah Murphy.
3.1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, taken on 22 Jun 1900,
113A, Family #612.
Listed as Cyrus Milam, age 45, born in 1855 in WV, teamster, head of household.


Rhoda E. Murphy

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 59.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 10.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, page 6, taken 19 July 1870.
Big Creek Township, Family #37.
Listed as Rhoda Murphy, age 12, in household of father, John Murphy.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 7.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 137 (104).
Synes (sic? Cyrus) M.C. Milam, age 20, married Rhoda Murphy on 19 May 1874.
Both were born in McDowell Co, WV.
His parents were Henry and Marinda Milam.
Her parents were John and Mariah Murphy.
4.1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, taken on 22 Jun 1900,
113A, Family #612.
Listed as Rhoda Milam, age 42, born in 1858 in WV, 9 children, 8 living, in
household of husband, Cyrus Milam.


John Milam

1.1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, taken on 22 Jun 1900,
113A, Family #612.
Listed as John Milam, age 16, born in 1884 in WV, in household of father, Cyrus Milam.
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #8, page 36.
John Milam, age 22, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Cyrus and Rhoda Milam, married on 21 Sep 1904 Olley
Stanley, age 19, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Lida Stanley.


Samuel L. Milam

1.1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, taken on 22 Jun 1900,
113A, Family #612.
Listed as Sam L. Milam, age 12, born in 1888 in WV, in household of father, Cyrus Milam.