McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


George William Charles

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken 15 Sep 1850, page 293A, Family #1050.
Listed as Washington, age 21, born in VA, in household of father, George
Charles.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Gilead Spring P.O., taken 27 Jun 1860,
page #4, Family #24.
Listed as George W. Charles, age 28, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 150.
G. W. Charles married Elis Payne, 3 August 1851 in Tazewell Co, VA.


Leah Payne

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western Disrtict, taken on 14 Sep 1850,
Page 292A, Family #1041.
Listed as Lear Payne, age 16, born in VA, in household of father, John Payne.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Gilead Spring P.O., taken 27 Jun 1860,
page #4, Family #24.
Listed as Leaen? Charles, age 23, born in VA, in household of husband,
George W. Charles.
3. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 17, Family #108.
Listed as Leah Stephens, age 33, in household of second husband, Andrew
Stephens.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 779.
Sandy River District, page 005.
Listed as Leah Stephens, age 44, in household of husband, Andrew Stephens.
Also listed is John Stephens (sic, Charles) as a step-son to Andrew. This
must have been Leah's son by former marriage.
5. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 8.
Samuel Steel, age 30, widowed, married Mary Stevenson, age 18, on 4 Dec 1875.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 139 (105).
He was born in Pike Co, KY; she in (Tazewell Co?), VA.
His parents were Samuel and Nancy Steel.
Her parents were Andrew and Leah Stevenson.

3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 150.
G. W. Charles married Elis Payne on 3 August 1851 in Tazewell Co, VA.


John William Charles

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 17, Family #108.
Listed as John W. Stephens (sic, Charles), age 13, in household of step-father, Andrew Stephens.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 779.
Sandy River District, page 005.
Listed as John Stephens, age 19, in household of step-father, Andrew
Stephens.


Andrew Stephens

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 17, Family #108.
Listed as Andrew Stephens, age 40, born in NC; head of household, farm laborer.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 779.
Sandy River District, page 005.
Listed as Andrew Stephens, age 55, as head of household, a farmer.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 8.
Samuel Steel, age 30, widowed, married Mary Stevenson, age 18, on 4 Dec 1875.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 139 (105).
He was born in Pike Co, KY; she in (Tazewell Co?), VA.
His parents were Samuel and Nancy Steel.
Her parents were Andrew and Leah Stevenson.
4. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 32.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 120.
Andrew Stevenson, age 60, widowed, born in Wilkes Co, NC, son of Irvin and
Patsy Stevenson, married on 9 Oct 1889, Nancy (Payne) Kenedy, age 50, widow,
born in (____) Co, WV, daughter of John and Susan (Payne).


Leah Payne

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western Disrtict, taken on 14 Sep 1850,
Page 292A, Family #1041.
Listed as Lear Payne, age 16, born in VA, in household of father, John Payne.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Gilead Spring P.O., taken 27 Jun 1860,
page #4, Family #24.
Listed as Leaen? Charles, age 23, born in VA, in household of husband,
George W. Charles.
3. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 17, Family #108.
Listed as Leah Stephens, age 33, in household of second husband, Andrew
Stephens.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 779.
Sandy River District, page 005.
Listed as Leah Stephens, age 44, in household of husband, Andrew Stephens.
Also listed is John Stephens (sic, Charles) as a step-son to Andrew. This
must have been Leah's son by former marriage.
5. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 8.
Samuel Steel, age 30, widowed, married Mary Stevenson, age 18, on 4 Dec 1875.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 139 (105).
He was born in Pike Co, KY; she in (Tazewell Co?), VA.
His parents were Samuel and Nancy Steel.
Her parents were Andrew and Leah Stevenson.

3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 150.
G. W. Charles married Elis Payne on 3 August 1851 in Tazewell Co, VA.


Albert Stephens

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 17, Family #108.
Listed as Albert Stephens, age 6, in household of father, Andrew Stephens.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 779.
Sandy River District, page 005.
Listed as Albert Stephens, age 16, in household of father, Andrew Stephens.


Ervin Stephens

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 32.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 120.
Andrew Stevenson (sic Stephens), age 60, widowed, born in Wilkes Co, NC, son
of Irvin and Patsy (Stephens), married on 9 Oct 1889, Nancy Kenedy, age 50,
widow, born in (____) Co, WV, daughter of John and Susan (_______).


Martha "Patsy"

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 32.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 120.
Andrew Stevenson (sic Stephens), age 60, widowed, born in Wilkes Co, NC, son
of Irvin and Patsy (Stephens), married on 9 Oct 1889, Nancy Kenedy, age 50,
widow, born in (____) Co, WV, daughter of John and Susan (_______).


William C. Hornsby

1. 1870 Census, Logan Co, WV, Triadelphia District, Rich Creek PO, taken on 29 ___ 1870, Page 545A,
Family #16.
Listed as William Hornsby, age 9, born in VA, in household of father, Joshua Hornsby.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 135, Haga, page 37.
William Hornsby, age 38, married Nancy Stephens, age 27, born in McDowell
Co, WV, daughter of Andrew and Leah Stephens
3. 1880 Census, Logan Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 11, page 632.
Magnolia District, page 015.
Listed as William Hornsby, age 19, in household of James Ferrell, as a
farmer.
4. 1880 Census, Logan Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 11, page 632.
Logan District, page 032.
Listed as William C. Hornsby, age 19, in household of father, Joshua
Hornsby.
Believe this William is listed twice. They are the same age. His father,
Joshua Hornsby, followed William to Wyoming Co, WV by 1900.


Nancy Stephens

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 779.
Sandy River District, page 005.
Listed as Nancy Stephens, age 5, in household of father, Andrew Stephens.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 135, Haga, page 37.
William Hornsby, age 38, married Nancy Stephens, age 27, born in McDowell
Co, WV, daughter of Andrew and Leah Stephens


Blankenship

1. Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV, page 30.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 119.
John Collins, age 40, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of William and Louvisa
Collins, married on 28 Feb 1889 Mahala (McCoy) Blankenship, age 30, widow,
born in Pike Co, KY, daughter of Zeek and Anna (McCoy).
Refer to marriage of Nancy McCoy to Elexius Kenedy on 16 Aug 1889. Nancy's
parents are listed as Zeek and Anna McCoy. Apparently Nancy and Mahala were
sisters.


Mahala McCoy

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 772.
Sandy River District, page 009.
Listed as Mahala Blankenship, age 29, born in KY, in household of John
Collins, Jr.
2. Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV, page 30.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 119.
John Collins, age 40, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of William and Louvisa
Collins, married on 28 Feb 1889 Mahala (McCoy) Blankenship, age 30, widow,
born in Pike Co, KY, daughter of Zeek and Anna (McCoy).
Refer to marriage of Nancy McCoy to Elexius Kenedy on 16 Aug 1889. Nancy's
parents are listed as Zeek and Anna McCoy. Apparently Nancy and Mahala were
sisters.


Presley Blankenship

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 772.
Sandy River District, page 009.
Listed as Presley Blankenship, age 1 month, in household of John Collins,
Jr, with mother, Mahala Blankenship.


Stephen Kennedy

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 768.
Sandy River Township, page 007.
Listed as Stephen Canada, age 8, in household of father, Ephriam Canada.
2. www.familytreemaker.com, Descendents of Charles Kennedy, 2 Feb 2000.
Stephen Kennedy born 1872 in WV; died 5 Apr 1947; married Melicia Perkins on
24 Jan 1894.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 49.
Registery of Marriages, McDowell Co, WV, Record 1, page 132.
Stephen Kennedy, age 21, born in WV, son of Ephriam and Nancy Kennedy,
married on 24 Jan 1894 Melicia Perkins, age 14, born in VA, daughter of
R.F.D. and Elizabeth Perkins.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Jun 1900; Page 246A; Family #127.
Listed as Stephen Kennedy; age 26; born in WV in Apr 1874; married 5 yrs; farmer; head of household.
5. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 66A;
Family #18.
Listed as Stevens Kennady; age 42; born in WV; married once for 16 yrs; farmer; head of household.
6. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Mar 1920; Page 247B;
Family #255/259.
Listed as Steven Canada; age 47; married; merchant retail store; head of household.
7. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV, 1858-1995"; McDowell Co Historical Society; 1995; Pages 184.
"William McKinley Kennedy" article by daughter, Virginia Miller, Beckley, WV.


Melissa J. Perkins

1. www.familytreemaker.com, Descendents of Charles Kennedy, 2 Feb 2000.
Stephen Kennedy bor 1872 in WV; died 5 Apr 1947; married Melicia Perkins on
24 Jan 1894.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Jun 1900; Page 246A; Family #127.
Listed as Malissa J. Kennedy; age 22; born in VA in Dec 1877; married 5 yrs; 2 children, both living;
in household of husband, Stephen Kennedy.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 66A;
Family #18.
Listed as Elisa Kennady; age 30; born in VA; married once for 16 yrs; 6 children, 5 living; in household
of husband, Stephen Kennedy.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Mar 1920; Page 247B;
Family #255/259.
Listed as Melissa J. Canada; age 42; married; in household of husband, Stephen Kennedy.
5. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV, 1858-1995"; McDowell Co Historical Society; 1995; Pages 184.
"William McKinley Kennedy" article by daughter, Virginia Miller, Beckley, WV.


Isaiah Muncy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Register; Book #__(1894); Page 132; Line 9; WV Archives Web Site.
Isiah Muncy; age 21; born in WV; fsingle; armer; living in Buchanan Co, VA; son of ______ and
Elizabeth; married on 24 Jan 1894 in McDowell Co, WV; Sallie Kennedy; born in WV; single; living
in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Ephriam and Nancy.
2. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, taken on 12 Jun 1900, Page 235A, Family #121.
Listed as Isiah Muncey, age 29, born in Apr 1871 in VA, farmer head of household.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Jerry L and Elizabeth Hicks"; Article; Page 170; submitted by Elizabeth
Hicks, PO Box 333, Iaeger, WV 24844.


Sarah "Sally" Kenneda

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 768.
Sandy River Township, page 007.
Listed as Sarah Canada, age 7 months, in household of father, Ephriam Canada.
2. www.familytreemaker.com, Descendents of Charles Kennedy, 2 Feb 2000.
Sally Kennedy born 1880; married Isaiah Muncy on 24 Jan 1894 in McDowell Co, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Register; Book #__(1894); Page 132; Line 9; WV Archives Web Site.
Isiah Muncy; age 21; born in WV; fsingle; armer; living in Buchanan Co, VA; son of ______ and
Elizabeth; married on 24 Jan 1894 in McDowell Co, WV; Sallie Kennedy; born in WV; single; living
in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Ephriam and Nancy.
4. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, taken on 12 Jun 1900, Page 235A, Family #121.
Listed as Salley Muncey, age 21, born in Jan 1879 in VA, married 6 years, 2 children, 1 living,
in household of husband, Isaiah Muncey.
5. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Jerry L and Elizabeth Hicks"; Article; Page 170; submitted by Elizabeth
Hicks, PO Box 333, Iaeger, WV 24844.


Albert Rose

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 1, Family #4
Listed as Albert Rose, age 7, in household of Elisha Lester.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV; E.D. 77; taken on 16 Jun 1880; Page 316C; Image 7 of 22;
Family #60/61.
Listed as Albert Rose; age 21; born in VA; farm laborer; in household of cousin, Elisha Lester.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 19.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 111.
Albert Rose, age 20, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Mary Rose, married on 27
Jul 1882 Emily Lockhart, age 20, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Marion Lockhart.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 88B, Family 27.
Listed as Albert Rose, age 39, born in Sep 1860, head of household.
States that his father was born in WV, his mother in Ohio.
5. "McDowell Co, WV, Web Site", www.scioto.org/McDowell/MQS/queries1997.html
March 1997. Neal N. Rose rosene@ghg.net.
Looking for father of Albert Rose who married Emily Lockhart. Mother was
Mary Rose. Somehow related to Lester family. Had a son William C. Rose
(Neal). Albert died between 1900 to 1920 period.
6. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 184A, Family #28.
Listed as Albert Rose, age 50, born in WV, married 27 yrs, farmer,
head of household. His father was listed as born in VA; mother in OH.


Emaline Lockhart

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 9, Family #60.
Listed as Emaline Lockhart, age 9, in household of mother, Marinda
Lockhart.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 19.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 111.
Albert Rose, age 20, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Mary Rose, married on 27
Jul 1882 Emily Lockhart, age 20, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Marion
Lockhart.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 88B, Family 27.
Listed as Emaline Rose, age 38, in household of husband, Albert Rose.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 184A, Family #28.
Listed as Emiline Rose, age 50, born in WV, married 27 yrs, 9 children, 8
living, in household of husband, Albert Rose.


Molly B. Rose

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 88B, Family 27.
Listed as Mollie B. Rose, age 17, in household of father, Albert Rose.


Lucinda Rose

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 88B, Family 27.
Listed as Lucinda Rose, age 8, in household of father, Albert Rose.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 184A, Family #28.
Listed as Lucinda Rose, age 18, born in WV, in household of father,
Albert Rose.


Emanuel Church Dr

1. 1850 Census, Scott Co, VA, page 214B, Family #899.
Listed as Emanuel Church, age 16, born in KY, in household of Jesse Baker.
Is this the same Emanuel Church?
2. 1860 Census, Wise Co, VA, page 300, Family #239.
Listed as Emanuel Church, age 26, born in VA?, head of household.
3. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 11, Family #63.
Listed as Manuel Church, age, 37, as head of household, a farmer.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 769.
Elkhorn Township, page 004.
Listed as Emanuel Church, age 47, head of household, a physician.
5. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 21.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 112.
Emanuel Church, age 50, widowed, born in KY, married on 20 Nov 1883 Rebecca
England, age 35, widow, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter of Thomas and
Margaret.
6. Ancestry.com Web Site, Almeda Bailey search, 22 Nov 2001, submitted by
Dan Betts, danbetts@home.com
Emanuel Church; born abt 1833; died abt 1898; buried in Popular Springs
Cemetery, Burke Mtn, Keystone, McDowell Co, WV; married first, Lucinda
Ratliff on 10 Oct 1852 in Lee Co, VA; second, Rebecca England on 26 Nov 1883
in McDowell Co, WV; a physician practicing in McDowell Co, WV in 1860's;
studied medicine under Dr. Crockett of Graham, VA.


Lucinda Ratliff

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 11, Family #63.
Listed as Lucinda Church, age, 35, in household of husband, Emanuel Church.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 769.
Elkhorn Township, page 004.
Listed as Lucinda Church, age 46, in household of husband, Emanuel Church.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Almeda Bailey search, 22 Nov 2001, submitted by
Dan Betts, danbetts@home.com
Emanuel Church; born abt 1833; died abt 1898; buried in Popular Springs
Cemetery, Burke Mtn, Keystone, McDowell Co, WV; married first, Lucinda
Ratliff on 10 Oct 1852 in Lee Co, VA; second, Rebecca England on 26 Nov 1883
in McDowell Co, WV; a physician practicing in McDowell Co, WV in 1860's;
studied medicine under Dr. Crockett of Graham, VA.
4. 1860 Census, Wise Co, VA, page 300, Family #239.
Listed as Lucinda Church, age 24, born in VA, in household of husband,
Emanuel Church.


James C. Church

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 11, Family #63.
Listed as James C. Church, age, 16, in household of father, Emanuel Church.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 770.
Elkhorn Township, page 002.
Listed as James Church, age 24, as head of household, a farmer.
Wife, Jane, age 27, is also listed here.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 14.
Joseph (sic, James) Church, age 19, married Jane Smith, age 20, on 5 Jan
1873.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 119 (88).
He was born in Lee Co, VA; she in Mercer Co, WV.
His parents were Emanuel and Lucinda Church.
Her parents were John and Polly Smith.
4. 1860 Census, Wise Co, VA, page 300, Family #239.
Listed as James C. Church, age 5, born in VA, in household of father,
Emanuel Church.


Jane Smith

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 770.
Elkhorn Township, page 002.
Listed as Jane Church, age 27, in household of husband, James Church.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 14.
Joseph (sic? James) Church, age 19, married Jane Smith, age 20, on 5 Jan
1873.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 14.
Joseph (sic? James) Church, age 19, married Jane Smith, age 20, on 5 Jan
1873.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 119 (88).
He was born in Lee Co, VA; she in Mercer Co, WV.
His parents were Emanuel and Lucinda Church.
Her parents were John and Polly Smith.


Albert J. Church

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 770.
Elkhorn Township, page 002.
Listed as Albert J. Church, age 4, in household of father, James Church.


Mary A. Church

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 770.
Elkhorn Township, page 002.
Listed as Mary A. Church, age 2, in household of father, James Church.