McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Smith Trent

1. 1850 Census, Logan Co, WV, page 143, Family #341.
Listed as Smith Trent, age 22, born in VA, head of household.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA (WV); 13 th District; Peeryville PO; taken on 20 Jul 1860; Page 123;
Image 19 of 41; Family #114/114.
Listed as Smith Trent; age 32; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
Son of Humphrey and Martha Smith Trent, born 1 Sep 1828 in Logan Co, WV.
Married first Phoebe Evans Wright, second Rebecca Lambert in Lawarence Co, KY in 1876.
(See Family #341 in the Logan Co, WV 1850 Census. This lists a Smith Trent, age 22, with wife Mary,
age 22. This is probably the same Smith Trent.)
3. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Township; Page 484B; Image 4 of 22;, Family #21/21.
Listed as Smith Trent; age 42; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
4. "Early Logan Co, VA/WV Marriages", transcribed by Vicie Waskey Fowler.
Smith Trent, age 27, born in Logan Co, WV, son of H. Trent, married on 20
Dec 1855 Pheobe Right, age 24, born in Logan Co, WV, daughter of Ferrell Evans.
5. Ancestry.com Web Site, Wyatt Lambert search, 1 Jul 2001, submitted by bjbrowning@xwv.net
Mary "Molly" Cline, daughter of William "Alum Billy" (and Hannah Clevenger)
Cline, was born in 1828 in Logan Co, VA; married Smith Trent in 1849; died
on 29 Sep 1855 in Logan Co, WV.
6. FindAgrave.com Website; submitted by Modfreak; 27 Feb 2012.
" Smith Trent
Birth 9 Jan 1828
Logan County, West Virginia, USA
Death 2 Jul 1911 (aged 83)
Bulger, Lincoln County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Trent Cemetery
Lincoln County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 85834377"


Mary "Molly" Cline

1. 1850 Census, Logan Co, WV, page 143, Family #341.
Listed as Mary Trent, age 22, born in VA, in household of husband, SmithTrent.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Wyatt Lambert search, 1 Jul 2001, submitted by
bjbrowning@xwv.net
Mary "Molly" Cline, daughter of William "Alum Billy" (and Hannah Clevenger)
Cline, was born in 1828 in Logan Co, VA; married Smith Trent in 1849; died
on 29 Sep 1855 in Logan Co, WV.


Levicy Trent

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Wyatt Lambert search, 1 Jul 2001, submitted by
bjbrowning@xwv.net
Mary "Molly" Cline, daughter of William "Alum Billy" (and Hannah Clevenger)
Cline, was born in 1828 in Logan Co, VA; married Smith Trent in 1849; died
on 29 Sep 1855 in Logan Co, WV; children were: Harvey, Lorenzo Dowell, Mary
Jane and Levicy Trent.


Smith Trent

1. 1850 Census, Logan Co, WV, page 143, Family #341.
Listed as Smith Trent, age 22, born in VA, head of household.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA (WV); 13 th District; Peeryville PO; taken on 20 Jul 1860; Page 123;
Image 19 of 41; Family #114/114.
Listed as Smith Trent; age 32; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
Son of Humphrey and Martha Smith Trent, born 1 Sep 1828 in Logan Co, WV.
Married first Phoebe Evans Wright, second Rebecca Lambert in Lawarence Co, KY in 1876.
(See Family #341 in the Logan Co, WV 1850 Census. This lists a Smith Trent, age 22, with wife Mary,
age 22. This is probably the same Smith Trent.)
3. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Township; Page 484B; Image 4 of 22;, Family #21/21.
Listed as Smith Trent; age 42; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
4. "Early Logan Co, VA/WV Marriages", transcribed by Vicie Waskey Fowler.
Smith Trent, age 27, born in Logan Co, WV, son of H. Trent, married on 20
Dec 1855 Pheobe Right, age 24, born in Logan Co, WV, daughter of Ferrell Evans.
5. Ancestry.com Web Site, Wyatt Lambert search, 1 Jul 2001, submitted by bjbrowning@xwv.net
Mary "Molly" Cline, daughter of William "Alum Billy" (and Hannah Clevenger)
Cline, was born in 1828 in Logan Co, VA; married Smith Trent in 1849; died
on 29 Sep 1855 in Logan Co, WV.
6. FindAgrave.com Website; submitted by Modfreak; 27 Feb 2012.
" Smith Trent
Birth 9 Jan 1828
Logan County, West Virginia, USA
Death 2 Jul 1911 (aged 83)
Bulger, Lincoln County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Trent Cemetery
Lincoln County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 85834377"


Pheobe Evans

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA (WV); 13 th District; Peeryville PO; taken on 20 Jul 1860; Page 123;
Image 19 of 41; Family #114/114.
Pheobe Trent; age 29; born in VA; in household of husband, Smith Trent.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
Daughter of Ferrell and Pheobe Musick Evans, born abt 1831 in Pike Co, KY.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Township; Page 484B; Image 4 of 22;, Family #21/21.
Listed as Phebe Trent; age 39; born in KY; in household of husband, Smith Trent.
3. "Early Logan Co, VA/WV Marriages", transcribed by Vicie Waskey Fowler.
Smith Trent, age 27, born in Logan Co, WV, son of H. Trent, married on 20
Dec 1855 Pheobe Right, age 24, born in Logan Co, WV, daughter of Ferrell Evans.
4. "Pioneers Families of Eastern and SE KY", William C. Kozee, page 170.
Augustus Wright married Pheobe Evans on 13 Dec 1843 in Pike Co, KY.


Clarissa Trent

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 4, Family #21.
Listed as Clarissa Trent; age 5 months; born in WV; in household of father, Smith Trent.


Smith Trent

1. 1850 Census, Logan Co, WV, page 143, Family #341.
Listed as Smith Trent, age 22, born in VA, head of household.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA (WV); 13 th District; Peeryville PO; taken on 20 Jul 1860; Page 123;
Image 19 of 41; Family #114/114.
Listed as Smith Trent; age 32; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
Son of Humphrey and Martha Smith Trent, born 1 Sep 1828 in Logan Co, WV.
Married first Phoebe Evans Wright, second Rebecca Lambert in Lawarence Co, KY in 1876.
(See Family #341 in the Logan Co, WV 1850 Census. This lists a Smith Trent, age 22, with wife Mary,
age 22. This is probably the same Smith Trent.)
3. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Township; Page 484B; Image 4 of 22;, Family #21/21.
Listed as Smith Trent; age 42; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
4. "Early Logan Co, VA/WV Marriages", transcribed by Vicie Waskey Fowler.
Smith Trent, age 27, born in Logan Co, WV, son of H. Trent, married on 20
Dec 1855 Pheobe Right, age 24, born in Logan Co, WV, daughter of Ferrell Evans.
5. Ancestry.com Web Site, Wyatt Lambert search, 1 Jul 2001, submitted by bjbrowning@xwv.net
Mary "Molly" Cline, daughter of William "Alum Billy" (and Hannah Clevenger)
Cline, was born in 1828 in Logan Co, VA; married Smith Trent in 1849; died
on 29 Sep 1855 in Logan Co, WV.
6. FindAgrave.com Website; submitted by Modfreak; 27 Feb 2012.
" Smith Trent
Birth 9 Jan 1828
Logan County, West Virginia, USA
Death 2 Jul 1911 (aged 83)
Bulger, Lincoln County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Trent Cemetery
Lincoln County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 85834377"


Rebecca Lambert

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken on 24 Aug 1850, Page 270B, Family #764.
Listed as Rebecca Lambert, age 6, born in VA, in household of father, Phillip B. Lambert.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, taken on 8 Aug 1860, Page 139, Family #208.
Listed as Rebecca Lambert, age 15, born in VA, in household of father, Phillip B. Lambert.
3 "First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
Smith Trent married first Phoebe Evans Wright, second Rebecca Lambert in
Lawarence Co, KY in 1876. See Family #341 in the Logan Co, WV 1850 Census.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 4, Family #21.
Listed as Rebecca Lambert, age 24, as housekeeper, in household of Smith
Trent.


Humphrey Trent

1. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co, WV", Bowman, page 477.
Humphrey Trent first married Martha Smith, second Arminda Collins.
Children were: Victoria (married J. Albert Toler), Sampson, Melvia, and
three daughters who married Frank Hatfield, U.P. Christian, and George
Dietrick.
(There were two Humphrey Trents. Believe Bowman has confused the two.
The older Humphrey, a son of Fredrick Trent, Sr, married Martha Smith.
The younger Humphrey, a son of Fredrick, Jr, married Arminda Collins.)
2. "Genealogical Section of History of Logan Co", Henry Clay Ragland, 1896.
Chapter XVII, page 7. Fredrick Trent of Russell Co, VA married Agnes Horton
of Tazewell Co, VA. His sons were Humphrey (married Martha Smith), Eli
(married Mahala Elkins), and Fredrick, Jr. (married a daughter of William
Cline). His daughters were: Susan (married Andrew Hatfield), and Sarah
(married William Riffe).
3. 1850 Census, Logan Co, WV, District 32, page 143, taken 27 Aug 1850.
Family #321.
Listed as Humphrey Trent, age 44, head of household.
4. 1870 Census, Logan Co, WV, Tridelphia District, page 546A, Family #26.
His wife is listed as Martha Trent, age 61, in household of, Hiram Cantrell.
Relationship unknown. Humphrey is not listed in this census.
5. "Pioneers Families of Eastern and SE KY", William C. Kozee, page 176.
Humphrey Trent married Martha Smith on 15 Jun 1865 (sic?, can not be
correct) in Pike Co, KY.


Martha Smith

1. "Genealogical Section of History of Logan Co", Henry Clay Ragland, 1896.
Chapter XVII, page 8. Martha Smith, daughter of Thomas Smith, of Horsepen
Creek, married Humphrey Trent.
2. "Genealogical Section of History of Logan Co", Henry Clay Ragland, 1896.
Chapter XVII, page 8. Thomas Smith of Russell Co, VA and a Revolutionary War
hero, settle on Horespen Creek. The name of his wife is not known. He had
three children: John (first married ________Murphy of KY, second ________
Charles also from KY), Mary (married Peter Cline), and Martha(married
Humphrey Trent).
3. 1850 Census, Logan Co, WV, District 32, page 143, taken 27 Aug 1850.
Family #321.
Listed as Martha Trent, age 40, in household of husband, Hunphrey Trent.
4. 1870 Census, Logan Co, WV, Tridelphia District, page 546A, Family #26.
Listed as Martha Trent, age 61, in household of, Hiram Cantrell.
Relationship unknown.
5. "Pioneers Families of Eastern and SE KY", William C. Kozee, page 176.
Humphrey Trent married Martha Smith on 15 Jun 1865 (sic?, can not be
correct) in Pike Co, KY.


Augustus D. Wright

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 114
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
Not listed in this census. Footnote ststes Pheobe Evans married first
Augustus Wright on 13 Dec 1853 in Pike Co KY.
2. "Pioneers Families of Eastern and SE KY", William C. Kozee, page 170.
Augustus Wright married Pheobe Evans on 13 Dec 1843 in Pike Co, KY.


Pheobe Evans

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA (WV); 13 th District; Peeryville PO; taken on 20 Jul 1860; Page 123;
Image 19 of 41; Family #114/114.
Pheobe Trent; age 29; born in VA; in household of husband, Smith Trent.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
Daughter of Ferrell and Pheobe Musick Evans, born abt 1831 in Pike Co, KY.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Township; Page 484B; Image 4 of 22;, Family #21/21.
Listed as Phebe Trent; age 39; born in KY; in household of husband, Smith Trent.
3. "Early Logan Co, VA/WV Marriages", transcribed by Vicie Waskey Fowler.
Smith Trent, age 27, born in Logan Co, WV, son of H. Trent, married on 20
Dec 1855 Pheobe Right, age 24, born in Logan Co, WV, daughter of Ferrell Evans.
4. "Pioneers Families of Eastern and SE KY", William C. Kozee, page 170.
Augustus Wright married Pheobe Evans on 13 Dec 1843 in Pike Co, KY.


Harvey Wright

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 114
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 4, Family #21.
Listed as Harvey Trent (sic Wright), age 19, in household of step-father,
Smith Trent.


Lorenzo Wright

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 114
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 4, Family #21.
Listed as Lorenzo Trent (sic Wright), age 17, in household of step-father,
Smith Trent.


Mary Jane Wright

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 114
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 4, Family #21.
Listed as Mary Jane Trent (sic Wright), age 16, in household of step-father,
Smith Trent.


James Foley Trent

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA (WV); 13 th District; Peeryville PO; taken on 20 Jul 1860; Page 123;
Image 19 of 41; Family #114/114.
Listed as James Trent; age 4; born in VA; in household of father, Smith Trent.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Township; Page 484B; Image 4 of 22;, Family #21/21.
Listed as James Foley Trent; age 14; born in VA; in household of father, Smith Trent.
3. "Marriages Records of McDowell Co, WV', page 11.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 107.
James F. Trent, age 22, born in Logan Co, WV, son of Smith and Phebe Trent,
married on 7 Oct 1877 Eliza Mullins, age 18, born in Pike Co, KY, daughter
of William and Rachel Mullins.


Eliza Mullins

1. "Marriages Records of McDowell Co, WV', page 11.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 107.
James F. Trent, age 22, born in Logan Co, WV, son of Smith and Phebe Trent,
married on 7 Oct 1877 Eliza Mullins, age 18, born in Pike Co, KY, daughter
of William and Rachel Mullins.


Leander Trent

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA (WV); 13 th District; Peeryville PO; taken on 20 Jul 1860; Page 123;
Image 19 of 41; Family #114/114.
Listed as Leander Trent; age 3; born in VA; in household of father, Smith Trent.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Township; Page 484B; Image 4 of 22;, Family #21/21.
Listed as Leander Trent; age 13; born in VA; in household of father, Smith Trent.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 12.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 107.
Leander Trent, age 21, born in Logan Co, WV, son of Smith and Pheobe
Trent, married on 23 Mar 1878 Elizabeth Steel, age 22, born in Tazewell Co,
VA, daughter of Ruben and Patsy Steel.


Elizabeth Steele

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 115.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Samuel and Nancy Steele Article, page 245,
Samuel and his wife, Nancy, were both born in KY. Had seven sons:
Levi, James, Robert, Samuel, Reuben, Andrew, and Robbin. Two daughters:
Matilda and Polly.
3. Ibid, page 245. Reuben died in 1916 at Sandy Huff, McDowell Co, WV. His wife
was Patsy Bently also born in KY. Sons were: James Harvey, Samuel, John,
Levi, and Lark. Daughters were: Rilda, Elizabeth, Nancy and Polly.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 8, Family #54.
Listed as Elizabeth Steel, age 16, in household of father, Reuben Steel.
5. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 12.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 107.
Leander Trent, age 21, born in Logan Co, WV, son of Smith and Pheobe
Trent, married on 23 Mar 1878 Elizabeth Steel, age 22, born in Tazewell Co,
VA, daughter of Ruben and Patsy Steel.


Reuben Steele

1. 1850 Census, Pike Co, KY, Family 255, page 450.
Listed as Reubin Steel, age 19, born in KY, in household of father, Samuel
Steel.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 115.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
Son of Samuel Steel.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Samuel and Nancy Steele Article, page 245,
Samuel and his wife, Nancy, were both born in KY. Had seven sons:
Levi, James, Robert, Samuel, Reuben, Andrew, and Robbin. Two daughters:
Matilda and Polly.
4. Ibid, page 245. Reuben died in 1916 at Sandy Huff, McDowell Co, WV. His wife
was Patsy Bently also born in KY. Sons were: James Harvey, Samuel, John,
Levi, and Lark. Daughters were: Rilda, Elizabeth, Nancy and Polly.
Reuben's second wife was Nancy Payne from Bradshaw, WV. They had one
daughter, Belle born in 1883. Belle married Arthur Martin. She died in 1962.
Reuben's third wife was Ruthie Cox. They had no children.
5. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 3, No 244, Haga, page 79.
Reuben Steel, age 55, born in Pike Co, KY, resident of McDowell Co, WV,
married Bertha Jackson, age 46, born in Russell Co, VA. They were married on
18 Jan 1890. Is this another marriage of Reuben's?
6. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 8, Family #54.
Listed as Reuben Steel, age 39, as head of household, a farmer.
7. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 803.
Sandy River Township, page 004.
Listed Reuben Steel, age 50, widowed, as head of household, a farmer.
8. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 9.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 105.
Reuben Steel, age 41, born in Pike Co, KY, a widower, son of Samuel
and Nancy Steel, married on 26 Feb 1876 Sarah Payne, age 21, born in
McDowell Co, WV, daughter of James Payne.
They either were divorced or she died before the 1880 census.


Martha "Patsy" Bentley

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 115.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Samuel and Nancy Steele Article, page 245,
Samuel and his wife, Nancy, were both born in KY. Had seven sons:
Levi, James, Robert, Samuel, Reuben, Andrew, and Robbin. Two daughters:
Matilda and Polly.
3. Ibid, page 245. Reuben died in 1916 at Sandy Huff, McDowell Co, WV. His wife
was Patsy Bently also born in KY. Sons were: James Harvey, Samuel, John,
Levi, and Lark. Daughters were: Rilda, Elizabeth, Nancy and Polly.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 8, Family #54.
Listed as Patsy Steel, age 30, in household of husband, Reuben Steel.
5. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 803.
Sandy River Township, page 004.
Not listed in this census.


Samuel Steele

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 115.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Samuel and Nancy Steele Article, page 245,
Samuel and his wife, Nancy, were both born in KY. Had seven sons:
Levi, James, Robert, Samuel, Reuben, Andrew, and Robbin. Two daughters:
Matilda and Polly.
3. Ibid, page 245. Reuben died in 1916 at Sandy Huff, McDowell Co, WV. His wife
was Patsy Bently also born in KY. Sons were: James Harvey, Samuel, John,
Levi, and Lark. Daughters were: Rilda, Elizabeth, Nancy and Polly.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 8, Family #54.
Listed as Samuel Steel, age 11, in household of father, Reuben Steel.
5. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 803.
Sandy River Township, page 004.
Listed as Samuel Steel, age 21, in household of father, Reubin Steel.


Nancy Steele

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 8, Family #54.
Listed as Nancy Steel, age 9, in household of father, Reuben Steel.


Noah Steele

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 803.
Sandy River Township, page 004.
Listed as Noah Steel, age 2, in household of father, Reubin Steel.


Reuben Steele

1. 1850 Census, Pike Co, KY, Family 255, page 450.
Listed as Reubin Steel, age 19, born in KY, in household of father, Samuel
Steel.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 115.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
Son of Samuel Steel.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Samuel and Nancy Steele Article, page 245,
Samuel and his wife, Nancy, were both born in KY. Had seven sons:
Levi, James, Robert, Samuel, Reuben, Andrew, and Robbin. Two daughters:
Matilda and Polly.
4. Ibid, page 245. Reuben died in 1916 at Sandy Huff, McDowell Co, WV. His wife
was Patsy Bently also born in KY. Sons were: James Harvey, Samuel, John,
Levi, and Lark. Daughters were: Rilda, Elizabeth, Nancy and Polly.
Reuben's second wife was Nancy Payne from Bradshaw, WV. They had one
daughter, Belle born in 1883. Belle married Arthur Martin. She died in 1962.
Reuben's third wife was Ruthie Cox. They had no children.
5. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 3, No 244, Haga, page 79.
Reuben Steel, age 55, born in Pike Co, KY, resident of McDowell Co, WV,
married Bertha Jackson, age 46, born in Russell Co, VA. They were married on
18 Jan 1890. Is this another marriage of Reuben's?
6. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 8, Family #54.
Listed as Reuben Steel, age 39, as head of household, a farmer.
7. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 803.
Sandy River Township, page 004.
Listed Reuben Steel, age 50, widowed, as head of household, a farmer.
8. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 9.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 105.
Reuben Steel, age 41, born in Pike Co, KY, a widower, son of Samuel
and Nancy Steel, married on 26 Feb 1876 Sarah Payne, age 21, born in
McDowell Co, WV, daughter of James Payne.
They either were divorced or she died before the 1880 census.


Sarah "Sally" Payne

1. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Contrary PO, taken on 17 Aug 1860, Page 809, Family #343.
Listed as Sarah Pane, age 3, born in VA, in household of father, James L. Payne.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 17, Family #107.
Listed as Sally Payne, age 14, in household of father, James L. Payne.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 9.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 105.
Reuben Steel, age 41, born in Pike Co, KY, a widower, son of Samuel
and Nancy Steel, married on 26 Feb 1876 Sarah Payne, age 21, born in
McDowell Co, WV, daughter of James Payne.
They either were divorced or she died before the 1880 census.


Samuel Steele Sr

1. 1850 Census, Pike Co, KY, Family 255, page 450.
Listed as Samuel Steel, age 50, born in VA, as head of household, a farmer.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 117.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Samuel and Nancy Steele Article, page 245,
Samuel and his wife, Nancy, were both born in KY. Had seven sons:
Levi, James, Robert, Samuel, Reuben, Andrew, and Robbin. Two daughters:
Matilda and Polly.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 8, Family #55.
Listed as Samuel Steel, age 71, as head of household, a farmer.
5. McDowell Co, Births: 1887-1899, Marriages: 1861-1899, Wills & Inventories:
1860-1899, WV Archives & History Library, 929.3 H62, 111.
Samuel Steel will probated 18 Sep 1874, resided in McDowell Co, WV;
divisees: wife, Nancy; sons Robin, Andrew, Reubin, Levi; daughters, Matilda
Blevins, Polly Bentley.


Nancy

1. 1850 Census, Pike Co, KY, Family 255, page 450.
Listed as Nancy Steel, age 42, born in KY, in household of husband, Samuel
Steel
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 117.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Samuel and Nancy Steele Article, page 245,
Samuel and his wife, Nancy, were both born in KY. Had seven sons:
Levi, James, Robert, Samuel, Reuben, Andrew, and Robbin. Two daughters:
Matilda and Polly.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 8, Family #55.
Listed as Nancy Steel, age 61, in household of husband, Samuel Steel.
5. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 803.
Sandy River Township, page 019.
Listed Nancy Steel, age 70, in household of son, Robin (sic Robert) Steel.


James Steele

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 117.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Samuel and Nancy Steele Article, page 245,
Samuel and his wife, nancy, were both born in KY. Had seven sons:
Levi, James, Robert, Samuel, Reuben, Andrew, and Robbin. Two daughters:
Matilda and Polly.