McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


James M. Osborne

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Family 870, page 279.
Listed as James Ausbern, age 5, in household of father, Ruel P. Osborn.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken on 9 Sep 1850, Page 289B, Family #1009.
This is second listing for this family.
Listed as James Ausburn, age 5, born in VA, in household of father, Ruel Osborn.
3. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Contrary PO, taken on 19 Aug 1860, page 811, Family #355.
Listed as James Osborn, age 16, born in VA, in household of father, Ruel P. Osborn.
4. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Garden District, taken on 3 Sep 1870, Page 179B, Family #86.
Listed as James Osborn, age 27, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
5. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 793.
Sandy River Township, page 006.
Listed as James M. Osborn, age 38, head of household.
6. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 17.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 111.
James Osborn, age 30, born in Buchanan Co, VA, widowed, son of Ruel, married
on 11 Apr 1882 Rebecca Gross, age 30, born in Buchanan Co, VA, a widow,
daughter of John and Marinda.
7. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, taken on 5 Jun 1900, Page 230B, Family #48.
Listed as James Osborn, age 55, born in VA in Sep 1844, farmer, head of household.


Martha Viars

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Western District; taken on 1 Sep 1850; Page 279A; Family #869/869.
Listed as Martha Viers; age 9; born in NC; in household of father; John B. Viars.
2. Buchanan Co, VA Web Site, www.silvermaple.net/buchanan/
"Ephriem Osborne Family" by Peggy Keen.
James Osborn was born in 1844; married first Martha Viars in 1860; second, Rebecca Gross in 1881.
3. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Contrary PO; taken on 19 Aug 1860; Page 811; Family #356/356.
Listed as Martha Viars; age 16; born in VA; in household of father; John B. Viars.
4. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Garden District, taken on 3 Sep 1870, Page 179B, Family #86.
Listed as Martha Osborn, age 27, born in VA, in household of husband, James M. Osborn.
5. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 793.
Sandy River Township, page 006.
Listed as Martha Osborn, age 40, born in NC, in household of husband, James M. Osborn.


Ruel P. Osborne

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 121.
Ruel Osborn married Syndesty Breeden on 10 Dec 1843 in Tazewell Co, VA.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Family 870, page 279A.
Listed as Ruel Ausbern, age 24, head of household.
3. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken on 9 Sep 1850, Page 289B, Family #1009.
Listed as Ruel Ausburn, age 30, born in KY, farmer, head of household.
(This is second listing for this family).
4. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Contrary PO, taken on 19 Aug 1860, page 811, Family #355.
Listed as Ruel Osborn, age 35, born in KY, farmer, head of household.
5. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Garden District, taken on 3 Sep 1870, Page 179A, Family #79.
Listed as Ruel P. Oscar (sic, Osborn), age 46, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
6. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 793.
Sandy River District, page 006.
Listed as Ruel Osborn, age 56, head of household, a farmer.


Sandusky Breeding

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 121.
Ruel Osborn married Syndesty Breeden on 10 Dec 1843 in Tazewell Co, VA.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Family 870, page 279.
Listed as Sandusky Ausbern, age 23, in household of husband, Ruel P. Osborn.
3. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 793.
Sandy River District, page 006.
Listed as Syndesty Osborn, age 51, in household of husband, Ruel P. Osborn.
4. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken on 9 Sep 1850, Page 289B, Family #1009.
This is second listing for this family.
Listed as Sindusty Ausburn, age 28, born in VA, in household of husband,
Ruel Osborn.
5. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Contrary PO, taken on 19 Aug 1860, page 811, Family #355.
Listed as Sindeska Osborn, age 25, born in VA, in household of husband, Ruel P. Osborn.
6. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Garden District, taken on 3 Sep 1870, Page 179A, Family #79.
Listed as Sincerity Oscar (sic, Osborn), age 41, born in VA, in household of husband, Ruel P. Osborn.
7. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, taken on 5 Jun 1900, Page 230B, Family #48.
Listed as Sindesky Osborn, age 73, born in VA in Jan 1827, widow, household of son, James M.
Osborn.


Susannah Osborne

1. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Contrary PO, taken on 19 Aug 1860, page 811, Family #355.
Listed as Susannah Osborn, age 9, born in VA, in household of father, Ruel P. Osborn.
2. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Garden District, taken on 3 Sep 1870, Page 179A, Family #79.
Listed as Susannah Oscar (sic, Osborn), age 17, born in VA, in household of father, Ruel P. Osborn.


Fanny Osborne

1. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Garden District, taken on 3 Sep 1870, Page 179A, Family #79.
Listed as Fanny Oscar (sic, Osborn), age 8, born in VA, in household of father, Ruel P. Osborn.


Viney Osborne

1. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Garden District, taken on 3 Sep 1870, Page 179A, Family #79.
Listed as Viney Oscar (sic, Osborn), age 6, born in VA, in household of father, Ruel P. Osborn.


Candacy Osborne

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 793.
Sandy River District, page 006.
Listed as Dacy Osborn, age 10, in household of father, Ruel P. Osborn.
2. Buchanan Co, VA Web Site, www.silvermaple.net/buchanan/
"Ephriem Osborne Family" by Peggy Keen.
Candacy Osborn was born in 1869; died as a child.
3. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Garden District, taken on 3 Sep 1870, Page 179A, Family #79.
Listed as Daciey Oscar (sic, Osborn), age 4 months, born in VA, in household of father, Ruel P. Osborn.


George V. Gibson

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 26.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 116.
George Gibson, age 21, born in Buchanan Co, VA, son of Calvin and Elizabeth
Gibson, married on 3 Feb 1887 Virginia Osborn, age 18, born in Buchanan Co,
VA, daughter of James Osborne.
2. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page 212A; Family #2.
Listed as George V. Gibson; age 31; born in VA in Apr 1869; widowed; farmer; head of household.


Virginia "Jenny" F. Osborne

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 793.
Sandy River Township, page 006.
Listed as Jennie F. Osborn, age 11, in household of father, James M.
Osborn.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 26.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 116.
George Gibson, age 21, born in Buchanan Co, VA, son of Calvin and Elizabeth
Gibson, married on 3 Feb 1887 Virginia Osborn, age 18, born in Buchanan Co,
VA, daughter of James Osborne.
3. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Garden District, taken on 3 Sep 1870, Page 179B, Family #86.
Listed as Virginia Osborn, age 1, born in VA, in household of father, James M. Osborn.


Thomas Cline

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", age 16.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 110.
Rufus (sic? Russell?) Cline, age 18, born in Logan Co, WV, son of
Thomas and Eda Cline, married on 7 Feb 1881 Eliza Lester, age 14, born in
Wyoming Co, WV, daughter of Mastin and Dicy Lester.
Marriage is clearly entered in 1881 yet this family was listed in the 1880
Census indicating they were married in Feb 1880.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 16.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 110.
Alex C. Collins, age 21, born in Logan Co, WV, son of Benjamin and
Susan Collins, married on 22 Apr 1881 Augusta Cline, age 21, born in Logan
Co, WV, daughter of Thomas and Eda Cline.
3. "Wyoming Co, WV Heritage", Wyoming Co. Genealogocal Society, 1995, page 12.
Thomas Cline, born in 1820, son of Peter and Mary Smith Cline, married Edie
Cline, daughter of William Cline.
4. Ancestry.com Web Site, Smith Trent Search, 29 Jun 2002, submitted by
Joel hager, hagerj@us.army.mil.
Martha "Mattie" Cline; daughter of Thomas and Eda Mounts Cline; born
abt 1849 in Logan Co, WV; married Smith Trent, son of Fredrick and Sasannah
Cline Trent.


Eda Cline

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", age 16.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 110.
Rufus (sic? Russell?) Cline, age 18, born in Logan Co, WV, son of
Thomas and Eda Cline married on 7 Feb 1881 Eliza Lester, age 14, born in
Wyoming Co, WV, daughter of Mastin and Dicy Lester.
Marriage is clearly entered in 1881 yet this family was listed in the 1880
Census indicating they were married in Feb 1880.
2. "Wyoming Co, WV Heritage", Wyoming Co. Genealogocal Society, 1995, page 12.
Thomas Cline, born in 1820, son of Peter and Mary Smith Cline, married Edie
Cline, daughter of William Cline.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Family #350, page 259A.
Listed as Eda Cline, age 71, born in Mar 1829 in WV, widow, 14 children, 12
living, servant in household of Gabriel Collins, with her daughter Augusta.


George Washington Griffith

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 310B, Family #1310.
Listed as George Griffit, age 17, in household of father, Jess F. Griffiths.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 105.
George Washington Griffiths married on 13 Nov 1856 Sally Elswick.
3. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Registry #3, Year 1856, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
George Washington Thompson Griffiths, age 23 yr, 4 mon, 23 days, son of Jesse and Nancy Griffiths,
married on 13 Nov 1856 Sally Elswick, age 22 yr, 5 mon, 25 days, daughter of Talbert and Juincy Elswick.
Married by Bird Lockhart.
4. "Marriages Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 13.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 108.
Frances M. Steel, age 38, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Edward and
Pheobe Steel, married on 10 Feb 1879 Louisa Jane Griffith, age 21, born in
Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of George and Sarah Griffith.
5. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 21 Jun 1880, Page 318A, Family #98.
Listed as George W. Griffith, age 50, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Sarah "Sally" Elswick

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 29 Sep 1850, Page 306A, Family #1242.
Listed as Sally Elswick, age 16, born in VA, in household of father, Tolbert Elswick.
2.1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 21 Jun 1880, Page 318A, Family #98.
Listed as Sarah Griffith, age 45, born in VA, in household of husband, George W.Griffith.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 38.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 124.
John O. Pardue, age 75, widowed, married on 5 Sep 1891 Sally Griffee, age
60, widow.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 149A, Family 39.
Listed as Sally Pardue, age 78?, born in Apr 1822, in VA, in household of
husband, John O. Pardue.
5. "Marriages Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 13.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 108.
Frances M. Steel, age 38, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Edward and
Pheobe Steel, married on 10 Feb 1879 Louisa Jane Griffith, age 21, born in
Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of George and Sarah Griffith.
6. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 105.
George Washington Griffiths married on 13 Nov 1856 Sally Elswick.
7. Ancestry.com Web Site, Louisa Elswick search, 24 Nov 2001, submitted by
Joyce Barnett, rjbarnett@netscope.net
Sally Elswick; born in 1834; daughter of Tolbert and Jane (______) Elswick;
married George Washington Griffiths on 13 Nov 1856 in Tazewell Co, VA.
8. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Registry #3, Year 1856, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
George Washington Thompson Griffiths, age 23 yr, 4 mon, 23 days, son of Jesse and Nancy Griffiths,
married on 13 Nov 1856 Sally Elswick, age 22 yr, 5 mon, 25 days, daughter of Talbert and Juincy Elswick.
Married by Bird Lockhart.


Polly Ann Griffith

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 21 Jun 1880, Page 318A, Family #98.
Listed as Polly Ann Griffith, age 12, born in VA, in household of father, George W. Griffith.


James A. Griffith

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 21 Jun 1880, Page 318A, Family #98.
Listed as James A. Griffith, age 6, born in VA, in household of father, George W. Griffith.


Francis C. Griffith

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 21 Jun 1880, Page 318A, Family #98.
Listed as Franca C. Griffith, age 4, born in VA, in household of father, George W. Griffith.


Tolbert Elswick Sr

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Louisa Elswick search, 24 Nov 2001, submitted by
Joyce Barnett, rjbarnett@netscope.net
Louisa Elswick; born in 1836 in Tazewell Co, VA; daughter of Tolbert and
Jane (_______) Elswick; married first, Elihu Griffiths on 21 Feb 1860 in
Tazewell Co, VA; second, Charles L. Robinette on 2 Feb 1875 in Tazewell Co,
VA.
Tolbert Elswick; born abt 1800; son of Jonathan and Agnes (______) Elswick;
married Jane (_______); settled near Paint Lick Mtn in Tazewell Co, VA;
children: Josiah, Tolbert Jr, John, Ann E., Sally, Louisa, and Robert.
2. "Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell Co, Virginia", Netti Schreiner-Yantis,
"Tazewell Co Death Records, 1853-1871", page 224/225.
Tolbert Elswick; died of "flux" on 25 Aug 1859 in Maiden Spring District;
age 62; son of Jonathan Elswick; husband of Jane; she provided the
information.
3. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 29 Sep 1850, Page 306A, Family #1242.
Listed as Tolbert Elswick, age 51, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Virginia Jane "Jenny"

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Louisa Elswick search, 24 Nov 2001, submitted by
Joyce Barnett, rjbarnett@netscope.net
Louisa Elswick; born in 1836 in Tazewell Co, VA; daughter of Tolbert and
Jane (_______) Elswick; married first, Elihu Griffiths on 21 Feb 1860 in
Tazewell Co, VA; second, Charles L. Robinette on 2 Feb 1875 in Tazewell Co,
VA.
Tolbert Elswick; born abt 1800; son of Jonathan and Agnes (______) Elswick;
married Jane (_______); settled near Paint Lick Mtn in Tazewell Co, VA;
children: Josiah, Tolbert, Jr, John, Ann E., Sally, Louisa, and Robert.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 29 Sep 1850, Page 306A, Family #1242.
Listed as Jane Elswick, age 53, born in VA, in household of husband, Tolbert Elswick.
3. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, Maiden Spring PO, taken on 24/25 Jul 1860,
Page 827, Family #973.
Listed as Jenny Elswick, age 60, born in VA,head of household.


Fredrick "Fred" Trent

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 805.
Sandy River Township, page 017.
Listed as Fredrick Trent, age 1 month, in household of father, Johnson Trent.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 259B, Family #361.
Listed as Fred Trent, age 21, born in Jun 1879, married 2 years, 2 children,1 living, head of
household.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 11 May 1910; Page 105A;
Family #193/195.
Listed as Fred Trent; age 29; born in WV; married once for 12 yrs; farmer; head of household.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 6 Apr 1940; Page 1088A;
Image 11 of 74; Household #99.
Listed as Fred Trent; age 60; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; no listed occupation; head of household.
5. "West Virginia Deaths, 1853-1970"; Vol 14; Page 1961; LDS WEB Site.
Fred Trent; age 82; born on 16 Jun 1879 in WV; married; farmer; living at Iaeger, McDowell Co, WV;
son of Johnson and Dellie (Cline) Trent; died on 10 May 1961 at Welch, McDowell Co, WV; buried
on 13 May 1961 in Trent Cemetery, Long Pole, WV.


Brooke Cline

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 259B, Family #361.
Listed as Brookie Trent, age 18, born in 1882, married 2 years, 2 children, 1 living, in household of
husband, Fredrick Trent.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 11 May 1910; Page 105A;
Family #193/195.
Listed as Brookie Trent, age 28, born in WV; married 12 years, 7 children, 6 living, in household of
husband, Fredrick Trent.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 6 Apr 1940; Page 1088A;
Image 11 of 74; Household #99.
Listed as Brookie Trent; age 56; born in WV; married; 3rd grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Fredrick Trent.
4. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Brookie Trent; born on 15 Apr 1880; died in May 1974; living in WV at death.


Ali Trent

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 11 May 1910; Page 105A;
Family #193/195.
Listed as Ali Trent, age 5, born in WV; in household of father, Fredrick Trent.


Thurman Trent

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 6 Apr 1940; Page 1088B;
Image 12 of 74; Household #99.
Listed as Therman Trent; age 17; born in WV; single; 7th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; new worker; in household of father, Fredrick Trent.


Genetta Trent

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 6 Apr 1940; Page 1088B;
Image 12 of 74; Household #99.
Listed as Genetta Trent; age 11; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Fredrick Trent.


Nancy Freeman

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 777.
Elkhorn District, page 011.
Listed as Nancy Freeman, age 26, widow, head of household.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 17.
John B. Belcher, age 23, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of J.A. and
Mahala Belcher, married on 14 Nov 1881 Nancy Freeman, age 27, a widow, born
in Giles Co, VA, daughter of John O. and Elizabeth Freeman.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 20.
John B. Belcher, age 22, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of James A. and
Mahula Belcher, married on 14 Nov 1883 Nancy Freeman, age 27, born in Giles
Co, VA, daughter of J.O. and Elizabeth Freeman.
Marriage is listed two times, 2 years apart.


James A. Freeman

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 777.
Elkhorn District, page 011.
Listed as James A. Freeman, age 2, in household of mother, Nancy Freeman.


Uriah C. Denny

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 774.
Big Creek Township, page 013.
Listed Uriah Denny, age 55, head of household.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 18.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 111.
A.J. Bruster, age 17, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Arch L. and
Catherine Bruster, married on 24 Jan 1882 Armenda Denny, age 18, born in NC,
daughter of M.(sic U) C. Denny.
3. Internet e-mail, 16 Jun 2001, pdilley@neumedia.net, Patricia Dilley.
Amanda Denny was daughter of Uraih C. and Mary M. Denny Denny. Uriah and
Mary were first cousins. Uriah and Mary married on 23 May 1858 in Ashe Co,
NC; Marriage Book 1, page 3.


Mary M. Denny

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 774.
Big Creek Township, page 013.
Listed Mary M. Denny, age 43, in household of husband, Uriah Denny.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 18.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 111.
A.J. Bruster, age 17, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Arch L. and
Catherine Bruster, married on 24 Jan 1882 Armenda Denny, age 18, born in NC,
daughter of M.(sic U) C. Denny.
3. Internet e-mail, 16 Jun 2001, pdilley@neumedia.net, Patricia Dilley.
Amanda Denny was daughter of Uraih C. and Mary M. Denny Denny. Uriah and
Mary were first cousins. Uriah and Mary married on 23 May 1858 in Ashe Co,
NC; Marriage Book 1, page 3.


Wexler Denny

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 774.
Big Creek Township, page 013.
Listed Wexler Denny, age 12, in household of father, Uriah Denny.


Wiley C. Denny

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 774.
Big Creek Township, page 013.
Listed Wiley Denny, age 14, in household of father, Uriah Denny.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 26.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 116.
W.C. Denny, age 21, born in Ashe Co, NC, son of Uriah and Mary Denny,
married on 23 Nov 1886 Margaret Pack, age 16, born in Tazewell Co, VA,
daughter of Flemmer and Mary Pack.


Margaret Pack

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 2 Jun 1880; Page 277A;
Family #38/38.
Listed as Margaret Pack, age 7, born in VA, in household of father, Fleming Pack.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 26.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 116.
W.C. Denny, age 21, born in Ashe Co, NC, son of Uriah and Mary Denny,
married on 23 Nov 1886 Margaret Pack, age 16, born in Tazewell Co, VA,
daughter of Flemmer and Mary Pack.