McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Francis Marion Steele

1. "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.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 803.
Big Creek District, page 011.
Listed as Francis Steel, age 43, head of household, a farm laborer.
3. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 313, Family #1343.
Listed as Francis Steel, age 14, in household of father, Edmund Steel.
4. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 22.
Francis M. Steel married on 2 Oct 1858 Malissa J. Prather in Tazewell Co,
VA. (Malissa was the daughter of John and Mahala (______) Prather.
5. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, Cedar Bluff P.O., taken on 6
Aug 1860, page 864, Family #1235.
Listed as Francis M. Steel, age 22, born in VA, farm laborer, head of
household.
6. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring Township, taken on 15 Aug 1870,
Page 285B, Family #306.
Listed as Frank M. Steel, age 20?, born in VA, farm laborer, head of
household.
7. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1858, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Frances M. Steel, age 21, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Edmond and Lety Jane Steel, married on 2 Oct 1858
Malissa J. Prater, age 18, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of John and Patsey Prater. Married by S.P. Crockett.
8. Ancestry.com Web Site, Edmond Steel search, 22, May 2003, submitted by Judith Steele, judys85 @aol.com.
Francis Marion Steel; born on 15 Sep 1838 in Tazewell Co, VA; married Malissa J. Prater, a full blooded Indian;
divorced her on 21 May 1878.


Malissa J. Prater

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 22.
Francis M. Steel married on 2 Oct 1858 Malissa J. Prather in Tazewell Co,
VA. (Malissa was the daughter of John and Mahala (______) Prather.
2. Buchanan Co, VA Web Site, www.silvermaple.net/buchanan/
"The Lockhart Family Tree", by Lehman Tiller.
Rebecca A. Prater was born in Feb 1843; died on 20 May 1923 at home in
Richlands, Tazewell Co, VA; buried in family cemetery at Richlands; married
Mark Tollett Lockhart on 3 Jan 1865 in Richlands; daughter of John G. and
Mahala (_______) Prater; had 10 children, 8 were living in 1910.
3. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken 1 Oct 1850, page 312B,
Family #1335.
Listed as Malissa Prater, age 10, born in VA, in household of father, John
Prater.
4. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, Cedar Bluff P.O., taken on 6
Aug 1860, page 864, Family #1235.
Listed as Malissa Steel, age 20, born in VA, in household of husband,
Frances M. Steel.
5. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring Township, taken on 15 Aug 1870,
Page 285B, Family #306.
Listed as Malissa Steel, age 25, born in VA, in household of husband,
Francis M. Steel.
7. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1858, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Frances M. Steel, age 21, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Edmond and Lety Jane Steel, married on 2 Oct 1858
Malissa J. Prater, age 18, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of John and Patsey Prater. Married by S.P. Crockett.


John P. Steele

1. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, Cedar Bluff P.O., taken on 6
Aug 1860, page 864, Family #1235.
Listed as John P. Steel, age 10 months, born in VA, in household of father,
Frances M. Steel.
2. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring Township, taken on 15 Aug 1870,
Page 285B, Family #306.
Listed as John P. Steel, age 12, born in VA, in household of father,
Francis M. Steel.


Edward Sparrel Steele

1. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring Township, taken on 15 Aug 1870,
Page 285B, Family #306.
Listed as Edmond S. Steel, age 10, born in VA, in household of father,
Francis M. Steel.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Malissa J. Prater Search, 6 Sep 2002, submitted by
Karl Toney, ctoney@yahoo.com.
Sparrel Edward Steel; born on 24 Dec 1861 on Kents Ridge, VA; died on 29 Aug
1905 on Kents Ridge, VA; buried in Davis Cemetery on Kents Ridge; married
Mary Jane Davis, daughter of William P. and Julia Ann McGuire Davis.


James Monterville Steele

1. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring Township, taken on 15 Aug 1870,
Page 285B, Family #306.
Listed as James M. Steel, age 5, born in VA, in household of father,
Francis M. Steel.


George Elbert Steele

1. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring Township, taken on 15 Aug 1870,
Page 285B, Family #306.
Listed as George A. Steel, age 3, born in VA, in household of father, Francis M. Steel.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Malissa J. Prater Search, 6 Sep 2002, submitted by
Joyce Bach, jbach1@prodigy.net.
George Elbert Steel; born on 12 Aug 1866 in Buchanan Co, VA; died on 11 Dec
1946 in Buchanan Co, VA; married Watie Horn in 1890 in Buchanan co, VA.
3. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken on 21 Jun 1900; Page 227A;
Family #278/280.
Listed as George E. Steel; age 26; born in VA in Apr 1874; married 10 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Sarah Steele

1. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring Township, taken on 15 Aug 1870,
Page 285B, Family #306.
Listed as Sarah Steel, age 1 month, born in VA, in household of father,
Francis M. Steel.


Francis Marion Steele

1. "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.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 803.
Big Creek District, page 011.
Listed as Francis Steel, age 43, head of household, a farm laborer.
3. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 313, Family #1343.
Listed as Francis Steel, age 14, in household of father, Edmund Steel.
4. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 22.
Francis M. Steel married on 2 Oct 1858 Malissa J. Prather in Tazewell Co,
VA. (Malissa was the daughter of John and Mahala (______) Prather.
5. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, Cedar Bluff P.O., taken on 6
Aug 1860, page 864, Family #1235.
Listed as Francis M. Steel, age 22, born in VA, farm laborer, head of
household.
6. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring Township, taken on 15 Aug 1870,
Page 285B, Family #306.
Listed as Frank M. Steel, age 20?, born in VA, farm laborer, head of
household.
7. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1858, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Frances M. Steel, age 21, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Edmond and Lety Jane Steel, married on 2 Oct 1858
Malissa J. Prater, age 18, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of John and Patsey Prater. Married by S.P. Crockett.
8. Ancestry.com Web Site, Edmond Steel search, 22, May 2003, submitted by Judith Steele, judys85 @aol.com.
Francis Marion Steel; born on 15 Sep 1838 in Tazewell Co, VA; married Malissa J. Prater, a full blooded Indian;
divorced her on 21 May 1878.


Louisa Jane Griffith

1. "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.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 803.
Big Creek District, page 011.
Listed as Louisa J. Steel, age 22, in household of husband, Francis M.
Steel.


Edmond Steele

1. "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.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 313, Family #1343.
Listed as Edmund Steel, age 35, head of household.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 105.
Edmond Steel married on 9 Feb 1837 Pheobe McMeans.
4. Will Book #2, page 158, tazewell Co, VA.
Richard Steel's will was probated in Feb 1840 in Tazewell Co, VA.
Divides his property to wife, Eleanor, to his children: Shadrack, Richard,
and Harvey; to his grandsons: Calvin and Marvin; to his granddaughters: Ann
Eliza, and Elizabeth Steel; to his daughter: Nancy Huton? and her children;
to his sons: Edmond, Thomas and Wesley; to his son-in-law:George Steel and
to his daughters: Sharlotty and Tony? Steel.
5. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 105.
Edmond Steel married Pheobe McMeans on 9 Feb 1837 in Tazewell Co, VA, by William McGuire.


Pheobe McMeans

1. "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.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 313, Family #1343.
Listed as Pheobe Steel, age 30, in household of husband, Edmund Steel.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 105.
Edmond Steel married Pheobe McMeans on 9 Feb 1837 in Tazewell Co, VA, by William McGuire.


John Marion McCann

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Elizabeth McCann search, 17 Mar 2002, submitted by
Nancy Edwards, dsabbott@pacbell.net.
John Marion McCann; born between 1850 and 1852 in Wilkes Co, NC; son of
Marion and Rachel Bogus Smith McCann; married Mary Lucinda Hanks on 24 Nov
1867 in Wilkes Co, NC; children: Rebecca Jane Elizabeth, Mary Frances,
Thomas Wintford, and Julia Ann McCann.


Mary Lucinda Hanks

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Elizabeth McCann search, 17 Mar 2002, submitted by
Nancy Edwards, dsabbott@pacbell.net.
John Marion McCann; born between 1850 and 1852 in Wilkes Co, NC; son of
Marion and Rachel Bogus Smith McCann; married Mary Lucinda Hanks on 24 Nov
1867 in Wilkes Co, NC; children: Rebecca Jane Elizabeth, Mary Frances,
Thomas Wintford, and Julia Ann McCann.
Mary Lucinda hanks; born on 8 Feb 1845 in Wilkes Co, NC; died on 20 Jul 1931
in Mercer Co, WV; buried on 21 Jul 1931 in Shrewsbury Cemetery in WV.


Thomas Wintford McCann

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Elizabeth McCann search, 17 Mar 2002, submitted by
Nancy Edwards, dsabbott@pacbell.net.
John Marion McCann; born between 1850 and 1852 in Wilkes Co, NC; son of
Marion and Rachel Bogus Smith McCann; married Mary Lucinda Hanks on 24 Nov
1867 in Wilkes Co, NC; children: Rebecca Jane Elizabeth, Mary Frances,
Thomas Wintford, and Julia Ann McCann.
Mary Lucinda hanks; born on 8 Feb 1845 in Wilkes Co, NC; died on 20 Jul 1931
in Mercer Co, WV; buried on 21 Jul 1931 in Shrewsbury Cemetery in WV.
Son, Thomas Wintford McCann; born in 1874 at Traphill, Wilkes Co, NC; died
on 25 Jul 1945 at Pocahontas, Tazewell Co, VA; buried in Woodlawn Memorial
Park, Bluewell, WV; married Emma Dera Cunningham.


John Sanders

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 12.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 107 (141).
John Sanders, age 50, born in Russell Co, VA, son of William and Sarah
Sanders, married on 10 Feb 1878 Ellen Newsom, age 45, born in Wythe Co, VA,
daughter of James and Rebecca Newsom.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken 7 Jun 1900; Page 76B, Family #73/73.
Listed as John Sanders, age 74, born in May 1826, in VA, widowed, in household of daughter, Liza
Mitchell.


Ellen Newsom

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 12.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 107 (141).
John Sanders, age 50, born in Russell Co, VA, son of William and Sarah
Sanders, married on 10 Feb 1878 Ellen Newsom, age 45, born in Wythe Co, VA,
daughter of James and Rebecca Newsom.


William Sanders

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 12.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 107 (141).
John Sanders, age 50, born in Russell Co, VA, son of William and Sarah
Sanders, married on 10 Feb 1878 Ellen Newsom, age 45, born in Wythe Co, VA,
daughter of James and Rebecca Newsom.


Sarah

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 12.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 107 (141).
John Sanders, age 50, born in Russell Co, VA, son of William and Sarah
Sanders, married on 10 Feb 1878 Ellen Newsom, age 45, born in Wythe Co, VA,
daughter of James and Rebecca Newsom.


James A. Tabor

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV,...", transcribed by WPA, page 13; Book #1, page 108.
J. A. Tabor, age 40, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Giles and Fannie, married on 22 Feb 1879 Jane Toler, age
40, born in Logan Co, WV, daughter of Gabriel and Lucinda.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 804.
Elkhorn District, page 003.
Listed as James A. Taber, age 54, born in VA, head of household.


Jane Toler

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn Township, page 10, Family #55.
Listed as Jane Toler, age 37, as head of household.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV,...", transcribed by WPA, page 13; Book #1, page 108.
J. A. Tabor, age 40, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Giles and Fannie, married on 22 Feb 1879
Jane Toler, age 40, born in Logan Co, WV, daughter of Gabriel and Lucinda.
3. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 804.
Elkhorn District, page 003.
Listed as Jane Taber, age 45, born in VA, in household of husband, James A.Taber.


William W. Taylor

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn Township, taken on 22 Jun 1880, Page 334A,
Family #91
Listed as William M. Taylor, age 21, head of household.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 14.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 108.
W. H. Taylor, age 20, born in Grayson Co, VA, son of Calvin and
Rebecca Taylor, married on 15 Dec 1879, Joan Lambert, age 16, born in
Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Lambert.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 158A, Family 143.
Listed as William Taylor, age 41, born in May 1859, in NC, head of household.


Johanna Lambert

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn Township, taken on 22 Jun 1880, Page 334A,
Family #91
Listed as Joannah Taylor, age 16, in household of husband, William Taylor.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 14.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 108.
W. H. Taylor, age 20, born in Grayson Co, VA, son of Calvin and
Rebecca Taylor, married on 15 Dec 1879, Joan Lambert, age 16, born in
Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Lambert.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 158A, Family 143.
Listed as Johana Taylor, age 36, born in Jan 1864, in VA, in household of
husband, William Taylor.


George H. Taylor

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 158A, Family 143.
Listed as George H. Taylor, age 18, born in Mar 1882, in WV, in household of
father, William Taylor.


Prinor Ann Taylor

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 158A, Family 143.
Listed as Prinor Anne Taylor, age 15, born in Sep 1884, in WV, in household
of father, William Taylor.


Quincy L. Taylor

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 158A, Family 143.
Listed as Quincy L. Taylor, age 10, born in Dec 1889, in WV, in household
of father, William H.Taylor.


Martha L. Taylor

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 158A, Family 143.
Listed as Martha L. Taylor, age 8, born in Dec 1891, in WV, in household
of father, William Taylor.


Mary L. Taylor

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 158A, Family 143.
Listed as Mary L. Taylor, age 5, born in Mar 1895, in WV, in household
of father, William Taylor.


James C. Taylor

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 158A, Family 143.
Listed as James C. Taylor, age 3, born in May 1897, in WV, in household
of father, William Taylor.


Rachel A. Taylor

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 158A, Family 143.
Listed as Rachel A. Taylor, age 1 month, born in May 1900, in WV, in
household of father, William Taylor.


Samuel Brooks

1. E-mail message from Patrick "Pat" Murphy, 27 Sep 2000.
"My grandfather, Joel Samuel Money was born...in Yadkin Co, NC on 14 Jul
1867. His father was William Money...his mother, Sarah Brooks Carlton.
...William Money was born on 1 Feb 1847 in Surry Co, NC...Sarah was the
daughter of Samuel and Sarah Swaim Brooks. Sarah first married Winshell
Carlton in 1855 in Yadkin Co, NC. I believe Winshell died during the Civil
War and she married William Money on 23 Aug 1866."
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, 1 Oct 2000, Sarah Swaim search, submitter mitnwvnc
@aol.com.
Samuel Brooks; born in 1791 at Deep River, Guilford Co, NC: died in 1836 in
Surry Co, NC; son of John and Jane Stanfield Brooks; married Sarah Swaim on 3
Jan 1814 in Surry Co, NC.


Sarah Swimm

1. E-mail message from Patrick "Pat" Murphy, 27 Sep 2000.
"My grandfather, Joel Samuel Money was born...in Yadkin Co, NC on 14 Jul
1867. His father was William Money...his mother, Sarah Brooks Carlton.
...William Money was born on 1 Feb 1847 in Surry Co, NC...Sarah was the
daughter of Samuel and Sarah Swaim Brooks. Sarah first married Winshell
Carlton in 1855 in Yadkin Co, NC. I believe Winshell died during the Civil
War and she married William Money on 23 Aug 1866."
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, 1 Oct 2000, Sarah Swaim search, submitter mitnwvnc
@aol.com.
Sarah Swaim; born abt 1794; died aft 1840 in Surry Co, NC; daughter of
Michael and Rachel VanHoy (Vannoy?) Swaim; married Samuel Brooks on 3 Jan
1814 in Surry Co, NC.


John Brooks

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, 1 Oct 2000, Sarah Swaim search, submitter mitnwvnc
@aol.com.
John Brooks; born on 7 Oct 1757 in Orange Co, NC; son of Joel and Mary
Wright Brooks; married Jane Stanfield on 4 May 1780 at Deep River in
Guilford Co, NC. Jane Stanfield was born in 1758 in Chester Co, PA.


Jane Stanfield

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, 1 Oct 2000, Sarah Swaim search, submitter mitnwvnc
@aol.com.
John Brooks; born on 7 Oct 1757 in Orange Co, NC; son of Joel and Mary
Wright Brooks; married Jane Stanfield on 4 May 1780 at Deep River in
Guilford Co, NC. Jane Stanfield was born in 1758 in Chester Co, PA.