McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Enoch Berry Wills

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed as head of household as a carpenter.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 89.
Enoch Wills, widowed, married third Zilbia Laxton on 3 Dec 1875.
Is this a sister of Nancy Laxton, his second wife?
3. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV: Center District, Rock View PO; taken on 18 Jul 1870; Page 565B;
Family #7/7.
Listed as Enoch B. Wills; age 38; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
4. "Deaths Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1875. Died at age 29 of consumption.
Nancy was wife of Enoch B. Wills. Daughter of Thomas and Jean Laxton.
Haga gives marriage date as 17 Sep 1865 in Wyoming Co, WV. She does not list
this in her "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV..." See Ref 5. She
transcribed Wills as Mills in error.
5. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 59.
Enoch Mills (sic Wills), age 32, widowed, born in Carroll Co, VA, son of
Stephen and Mary Wills, married, on 17 Sep 1865, Nancy Laxton, age 20, born
in Ashe Co, NC, daughter of Thomas and Jane Laxton.
6. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 27, Haga, page 69.
Enoch Berry Wills, age 66, born in Grayson Co, VA, son of Stephen and Mary
Wills, married on 2 Jul 1899 Mrs. Julia Ann Wyatt, age 46, also born in
Grayson Co, VA, daughter of William and Catherine Canica?
7. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center Township; taken on 7 Jun 1880; Page 501D;
Family #35/35.
Listed as Enoch B. Wills; age 48; married; farmer; head of household.
8. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #195.
Listed as Enoch B. Wills, age 68, head of household.
9. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Enoch B. Wills; no birth or death dates; "Co I 7 WV Calvary"; buried in
Rockview Cemetery, Rockview, Wyoming Co, WV.
10. "The Wills Family of Wyoming County, West Virginia", by Stanley Browning, page 14, "Families of Wyoming County
WV", Vol 18, Issue #1, 2004.
Enoch Wills divorced third wife, Grizelda Laxton on 28 Jun 1899.
11. 1850 Census, Boone Co, VA (WV), taken on 31 Aug 1850, Page 37A, Family #494.
Listed as Enoch Wills, age 19, born in VA, in household of father, Stephen Wills,


Girzelda Laxton

1. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 435.
George Laxton, brother of Thomas, Sr., married Jenny (Jane) Stringer in NC.
He moved his family to Cabin Creek in Wyoming Co, WV, date unknown. (This
must have been about 1867. Their children were: Sarilda (married Enoch B.
Wills), Pheobe (married Samuel A. Cox), Thomas J. (Drucilla Cox), Fields
Emmett (married Vernila Laxton, I believe Fields was not George's son but his
grandfather), Jane (married Fields Rutherford in NC), John Columbus (married
Harriett McComas) and Ellen (married J. Edward Young).
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center Township, Rock View, taken on 22
Jul 1870, Page 568B, Family #54.
Listed as Gurzilda Laxton, age 23, born in NC, in household of mother, Jane
Laxton. Also listed here is a child, William H. Tally?, age 3, born in WV.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 89.
Enoch Wills, widowed, married third Zilbia Laxton on 3 Dec 1875.
4. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 7 Jun 1880, Page
501B, Family #35.
Listed as Girzildia Wills, age 36, born in NC, in household of husband, Enoch B. Wills.
5. 1850 Census, Ashe Co, NC, taken on 29 Aug 1850, Page 267A, Family #431.
Listed as Girzilda Laxton, age 7, born in NC, in household of father, George
W. Laxton.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 27 Jun 1900, Page
238B, Family #217.
Listed as Gerzilda Laxton, age 52, born in Jan 1848 in NC, divorced, 2
children 2 living, in household of son, William H. Tally Laxton.


Sarah Wills

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #195.
Listed as Sarah Wills, age 15, in household of father, Enoch B. Wills.


Harrison Wills

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #195.
Listed as Harrison Wills, age 12, in household of father, Enoch B. Wills.


Enoch Berry Wills

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed as head of household as a carpenter.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 89.
Enoch Wills, widowed, married third Zilbia Laxton on 3 Dec 1875.
Is this a sister of Nancy Laxton, his second wife?
3. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV: Center District, Rock View PO; taken on 18 Jul 1870; Page 565B;
Family #7/7.
Listed as Enoch B. Wills; age 38; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
4. "Deaths Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1875. Died at age 29 of consumption.
Nancy was wife of Enoch B. Wills. Daughter of Thomas and Jean Laxton.
Haga gives marriage date as 17 Sep 1865 in Wyoming Co, WV. She does not list
this in her "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV..." See Ref 5. She
transcribed Wills as Mills in error.
5. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 59.
Enoch Mills (sic Wills), age 32, widowed, born in Carroll Co, VA, son of
Stephen and Mary Wills, married, on 17 Sep 1865, Nancy Laxton, age 20, born
in Ashe Co, NC, daughter of Thomas and Jane Laxton.
6. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 27, Haga, page 69.
Enoch Berry Wills, age 66, born in Grayson Co, VA, son of Stephen and Mary
Wills, married on 2 Jul 1899 Mrs. Julia Ann Wyatt, age 46, also born in
Grayson Co, VA, daughter of William and Catherine Canica?
7. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center Township; taken on 7 Jun 1880; Page 501D;
Family #35/35.
Listed as Enoch B. Wills; age 48; married; farmer; head of household.
8. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #195.
Listed as Enoch B. Wills, age 68, head of household.
9. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Enoch B. Wills; no birth or death dates; "Co I 7 WV Calvary"; buried in
Rockview Cemetery, Rockview, Wyoming Co, WV.
10. "The Wills Family of Wyoming County, West Virginia", by Stanley Browning, page 14, "Families of Wyoming County
WV", Vol 18, Issue #1, 2004.
Enoch Wills divorced third wife, Grizelda Laxton on 28 Jun 1899.
11. 1850 Census, Boone Co, VA (WV), taken on 31 Aug 1850, Page 37A, Family #494.
Listed as Enoch Wills, age 19, born in VA, in household of father, Stephen Wills,


Julia Ann Carrico

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1880.
Martha J. Wyatt was born on 12 Jan 1880 to E. and Julia Wyatt.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 5, No 113, Haga, page 47.
John Miller, age 23, son of A.L. and Susan Miller, married on 14 May 1896
Martha J. Wyatt, age 16, daughter of Eli and Julia Wyatt.
3. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 757.
Center Township, page 003.
Listed as Juliann Wyatt, age 25, in household of husband, Eli Wyatt.
4. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV ...", Haga, 1884.
Anderson Arthur Wyatt was born on 12 Apr 1884 at Rockview to Eli and Julia
Wyatt.
5. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 27, Haga, page 69.
Enoch Berry Wills, age 66, born in Grayson Co, VA, son of Stephen and Mary
Wills, married on 2 Jul 1899 Mrs. Julia Ann Wyatt, age 46, also born in
Grayson Co, VA, daughter of William and Catherine Cancia? (sic, Carrico)
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #195.
Listed as Julia Wills, age 47, in household of husband, Enoch B. Wills.
2. "The Wills Family of Wyoming County, West Virginia", by Stanley Browning, page 14, "Families of Wyoming County WV",
Vol 18, Issue #1, 2004.


Stephen Wills

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of son, Enoch Wills.
2. "Mortality Schedule Index", Wyoming Co, WV, 1860,1870 & 1880.
Stephen Wills died in May 1870 at age 66, born in VA, of typhoid fever.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Stephen Wills search, 7 Apr 2002, submitted by
Joel Hager, hagerj@us.army.mil.
Stephen Wills; born abt 1804 in Grayson Co, VA; son of Hiram and Mary Jones
Wills; died in May 1870 in Wyoming Co, WV; married first, Mary (_______);
second, Arminta Halstead.
4. "The Wills Family of Wyoming County, West Virginia", by Stanley Browning, page 14, "Families of
Wyoming County WV", Vol 18, Issue #1, 2004.
5. 1850 Census, Boone Co, VA (WV), taken on 31 Aug 1850, Page 37A, Family #494.
Listed as Stephen Wills, age 46, born in VA, laborer, head of household.


Mary

1. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 27, Haga, page 69.
Enoch Berry Wills, age 66, born in Grayson Co, VA, son of Stephen and Mary
Wills, married on 2 Jul 1899 Mrs. Julia Ann Wyatt, age 46, also born in
Grayson Co, VA, daughter of William and Catherine Canica?
Gave Enoch's mother as Mary (______).
2. 1850 Census, Boone Co, VA (WV), taken on 31 Aug 1850, Page 37A, Family #494.
Listed as Mary Wills, age 49, born in VA, in household of husband, Stephen Wills.


Stephen Wills

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of son, Enoch Wills.
2. "Mortality Schedule Index", Wyoming Co, WV, 1860,1870 & 1880.
Stephen Wills died in May 1870 at age 66, born in VA, of typhoid fever.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Stephen Wills search, 7 Apr 2002, submitted by
Joel Hager, hagerj@us.army.mil.
Stephen Wills; born abt 1804 in Grayson Co, VA; son of Hiram and Mary Jones
Wills; died in May 1870 in Wyoming Co, WV; married first, Mary (_______);
second, Arminta Halstead.
4. "The Wills Family of Wyoming County, West Virginia", by Stanley Browning, page 14, "Families of
Wyoming County WV", Vol 18, Issue #1, 2004.
5. 1850 Census, Boone Co, VA (WV), taken on 31 Aug 1850, Page 37A, Family #494.
Listed as Stephen Wills, age 46, born in VA, laborer, head of household.


Arminta Halstead

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Stephen Wills search, 7 Apr 2002, submitted by
Joel Hager, hagerj@us.army.mil.
Arminta Halstead; born abt 1835 in Logan Co, WV; daughter of James and
Lucinda Miller Halstead; married first, Luther W. Sisson; second, Stephen
Wills; and third, Sanule Canterbury.


Hugh Lafferty

1. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 47.
Julea Wolf, age 17, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of John Nickles and
Sina Wolf married Hugh Lafferty, age 31, widowed, born in Mercer Co, WV, son
of Joseph and Polly.


Juliette Wolfe

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of William Coleman as a domestic.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 47.
Julea Wolf, age 17, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of John Nickles and
Sina Wolf married Hugh Lafferty, age 31, widowed, born in Mercer Co, WV, son
of Joseph and Polly.


Isaac Wood

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Joes Brank PO, taken on 11 Jul 1860, Page 683, Family #227.
Listed as Isaac Wood, age 31, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 89.
Isaac Wood, age 40, widowed, born in Franklin Co, VA, son of Jerry and Mary
Wood, married on 20 Mar 1869 Sarah Dergan, born in Montgomery Co, VA,
daughter of William and Nancy Dergan.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site; Isaac Wood search, 24 Mar 2002, submitted by
Stephen Fontana, sfontana@peoplepc.com.
Isaac Wood; born in Patrick Co, VA; son of Jeremiah and Mary Dehart Wood;
married Luvina E. Akers on 13 May 1853 in Patrick Co, VA. Ref: "Marriages of
Patrick Co, VA" transcribed by Lela C. Adams, page 131.
4. 1880 Census, Webster Co, WV, Holly District, taken on 23/24 Jun 1880, Page 419A, Family #65.
Listed as Isaac Wood, age 55, born in VA, cabinet maker, head of household.


Lavina E. Akers

1. 1850 Census, Patrick Co, VA, North District, taken on 15 Oct 1850, page 431B, Family #337.
Listed as Lavina E. Akers, age 18, born in VA, in household of father Fleming Akers.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Joes Brank PO, taken on 11 Jul 1860, Page 683, Family #227.
Listed as Luvina E. Wood, age 24, born in VA, in household of husband, Isaac Wood.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 89.
Isaac Wood, age 40, widowed, son of Jerry and Mary Wood, married second,
Sarah Dergan, born in Montgomery Co, VA, daughter of William and Nancy
Dergan.
4. Ancestry.com Web Site; Isaac Wood search, 24 Mar 2002, submitted by
Stephen Fontana, sfontana@peoplepc.com.
Isaac Wood; born in Patrick Co, VA; son of Jeremiah and Mary Dehart Wood;
married Luvina E. Akers on 13 May 1853 in Patrick Co, VA. Ref: "Marriages of
Patrick Co, VA' transcribed by Lela C. Adams, page 131.


William C. Wood

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Joes Brank PO, taken on 11 Jul 1860, Page 683, Family #227.
Listed as William C. Wood, age 6, born in VA, in household of father, Isaac Wood.


George W. Wood

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Joes Brank PO, taken on 11 Jul 1860, Page 683, Family #227.
Listed as George W. Wood, age 4, born in VA, in household of father, Isaac Wood.
2. 1880 Census, Webster Co, WV, Holly District, taken on 23/24 Jun 1880, Page 419A, Family #65.
Listed as George W. Wood, age 26, born in VA, in household of father, Isaac Wood.
(George's name is marked through which may indicate he was not living in this household on June 1 1880).


Charles W. Wood

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Joes Brank PO, taken on 11 Jul 1860, Page 683, Family #227.
Listed as Charles W. Wood, age 3, born in VA, in household of father, Isaac Wood.


Juliette A. Wood

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Joes Brank PO, taken on 11 Jul 1860, Page 683, Family #227.
Listed as Juliette Wood, age 1, born in VA, in household of father, Isaac Wood.
2. 1880 Census, Webster Co, WV, Holly District, taken on 23/24 Jun 1880, Page 419A, Family #65.
Listed as Julianne? Wood, age 20, born in VA, in household of father, Isaac Wood.


Isaac Wood

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Joes Brank PO, taken on 11 Jul 1860, Page 683, Family #227.
Listed as Isaac Wood, age 31, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 89.
Isaac Wood, age 40, widowed, born in Franklin Co, VA, son of Jerry and Mary
Wood, married on 20 Mar 1869 Sarah Dergan, born in Montgomery Co, VA,
daughter of William and Nancy Dergan.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site; Isaac Wood search, 24 Mar 2002, submitted by
Stephen Fontana, sfontana@peoplepc.com.
Isaac Wood; born in Patrick Co, VA; son of Jeremiah and Mary Dehart Wood;
married Luvina E. Akers on 13 May 1853 in Patrick Co, VA. Ref: "Marriages of
Patrick Co, VA" transcribed by Lela C. Adams, page 131.
4. 1880 Census, Webster Co, WV, Holly District, taken on 23/24 Jun 1880, Page 419A, Family #65.
Listed as Isaac Wood, age 55, born in VA, cabinet maker, head of household.


Sarah Dergan

1. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 89.
Isaac Wood, age 40, widowed, son of Jerry and Mary Wood, married second,
Sarah Dergan, born in Montgomery Co, VA, daughter of William and Nancy
Dergan.


William H. Wood

1. 1880 Census, Webster Co, WV, Holly District, taken on 23/24 Jun 1880, Page 419A, Family #65.
Listed as William H. Wood, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Isaac Wood.


Elizabeth J. Wood

1. 1880 Census, Webster Co, WV, Holly District, taken on 23/24 Jun 1880, Page 419A, Family #65.
Listed as Elizabeth A. Wood, age 1 month, born in May 1880 in WV, in household of father, Isaac Wood.


Jeremiah Gabriel Wood

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Arminta Wood search, 31 Oct 2000, submitted by
ghayes@gte.net
Jeremiah Gabriel Wood, born in 1799 in Patrick Co, VA; died in 1891; married
Mary Dehart on 15 Jun 1824.
2. 1850 Census, Patrick Co, VA, South District, taken on 18 Nov 1850, page 406A, Family #828.
Listed as Jeremiah Wood, age 49, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Mary "Polly" Dehart

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Arminta Wood search, 31 Oct 2000, submitted by
ghayes@gte.net
Jeremiah Gabriel Wood, born in 1799 in Patrick Co, VA; died in 1891; married
Mary Dehart on 15 Jun 1824.
2. 1850 Census, Patrick Co, VA, South District, taken on 18 Nov 1850, page 406A, Family #828.
Listed as Mary Wood, age 45, born in VA, in household of husband, Jeremiah Wood.


Charity Wood

1. 1850 Census, Patrick Co, VA, South District, taken on 18 Nov 1850, page 406A, Family #828.
Listed as Charity Wood, age 19, born in VA, in household of father, Jeremiah Wood.


Sarah E. "Sallie" Wood

1. 1850 Census, Patrick Co, VA, South District, taken on 18 Nov 1850, page 406A, Family #828.
Listed as Sarah Wood, age 14, born in VA, in household of father, Jeremiah Wood.
2. US Mail, Ike Lester, September 2014.
Sarah E. "Sallie" Lester; born 6 May 1835; died 16 Mar 1927.


Jeremiah Wood

1. 1850 Census, Patrick Co, VA, South District, taken on 18 Nov 1850, page 406A, Family #828.
Listed as Jeremiah Wood, age 13, born in VA, in household of father, Jeremiah Wood.


John W. Wood

1. 1850 Census, Patrick Co, VA, South District, taken on 18 Nov 1850, page 406A, Family #828.
Listed as John Wood, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, Jeremiah Wood.
2. US Mail, Ike Lester, September 2014.
John W. Wood; born in 1839; died at Gettysburg, PA.


Margaret Wood

1. 1850 Census, Patrick Co, VA, South District, taken on 18 Nov 1850, page 406A, Family #828.
Listed as Margaret Wood, age 7, born in VA, in household of father, Jeremiah Wood.


Stephen Wood

1. 1850 Census, Patrick Co, VA, South District, taken on 18 Nov 1850, page 406A, Family #828.
Listed as Stephen Wood, age 5, born in VA, in household of father, Jeremiah Wood.


Nancy Wood

1. 1850 Census, Patrick Co, VA, South District, taken on 18 Nov 1850, page 406A, Family #828.
Listed as Nancy Wood, age 3, born in VA, in household of father, Jeremiah Wood.


Susan Mahala Wood

1. 1850 Census, Patrick Co, VA, South District, taken on 18 Nov 1850, page 406A, Family #828.
Listed as Susan Wood, age 3 months, born in VA, in household of father, Jeremiah Wood.
2. US Mail, Ike Lester, September 2014.
Susan Mahala Wood, born 1850; died 28 Feb 1903.


Peter Wood

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed as head of household as a farmer.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork Township, Family 43.


Nancy

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of husband, Peter Wood.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork Township, Family 43.


David A. Wood

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Peter Wood, as iodiotic.


James M. Wood

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed as head of household as a farmer.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork Township, Family 74.


Nancy E.

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of husband, James M. Wood.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork Township, Family 74.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Nancy E. Wood; born in 1840; died in 1906; buried in John Riley Shrewsbury
Cemetery, located on Herndon Mtn, Wyoming Co, WV.


Jerman P. Wood

. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork Township, Family 74.