McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Richard Ratliff

1. FamilySearch.com LDS Web Site, Samuel Deskins search, 6 Jun 2001, submitted
by Harold Daniel Richardson, Rt 1, Box 357, Swords Creek, VA 24649-9731.
Samuel Muncy Deskins, son of Richard Daniel and Margaret Francisco Deskins,
was born in 1819; died in 1889 at Marvin, Buchanan Co, VA; married Rachel
Ratliff, daughter of Richard and Lydia B. Ratliff, on 1 Aug 1837 in Tazewell
Co, VA.
Rachel was born abt 1820; died on 5 Aug 1896 at Marvin, Buchanan Co, VA.


Lydia B.

1. FamilySearch.com LDS Web Site, Samuel Deskins search, 6 Jun 2001, submitted
by Harold Daniel Richardson, Rt 1, Box 357, Swords Creek, VA 24649-9731.
Samuel Muncy Deskins, son of Richard Daniel and Margaret Francisco Deskins,
was born in 1819; died in 1889 at Marvin, Buchanan Co, VA; married Rachel
Ratliff, daughter of Richard and Lydia B. Ratliff, on 1 Aug 1837 in Tazewell
Co, VA.
Rachel was born abt 1820; died on 5 Aug 1896 at Marvin, Buchanan Co, VA.


James Deskins

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 305B, Family #1239.
Listed as James Deskins, age 36, born in VA, head of household.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 105.
James Deskins married Sally Maxwell on 13 Jun 1839.
3. FamilySearch.com LDS Web Site, Samuel Deskins search, 6 Jun 2001, submitted
by The Hope Foundation, P.O. Box 8, Newton, UT 84327.
James Deskins was born in 1810/20 in Tazewell Co, VA; married first Sally
Maxwell on 13 Jun 1839; second Rachel Herndon in 1846.
4. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 378 written by Mary Ann
Fields at age 73 in 1919.
James Deskins married Sally Maxwell in 1839; had two sons, Stephen Rush and
Moses Shannon; both died during the Civil War fighting for the Union Army.
Sally Maxwell died young. James remarried to Rachel Herndon in 1846; had two
children, George and Elizabeth; moved to Lynn Co, MO; died there.


Sally Maxwell

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 105.
James Deskins married Sally Maxwell on 13 Jun 1839.
2. FamilySearch.com LDS Web Site, Samuel Deskins search, 6 Jun 2001, submitted
by The Hope Foundation, P.O. Box 8, Newton, UT 84327.
James Deskins was born in 1810/20 in Tazewell Co, VA; married first Sally
Maxwell on 13 Jun 1839; second Rachel Herndon in 1846.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 378 written by Mary Ann
Fields at age 73 in 1919.
James Deskins married Sally Maxwell in 1839; had two sons, Stephen Rush and
Moses Shannon; both died during the Civil War fighting for the Union Army.
Sally Maxwell died young. James remarried to Rachel Herndon in 1846; had two
children, George and Elizabeth; moved to Lynn Co, MO; died there.


Stephen Rush Deskins

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 378 written by Mary Ann
Fields at age 73 in 1919.
James Deskins married Sally Maxwell in 1839; had two sons, Stephen Rush and
Moses Shannon; both died during the Civil War fighting for the Union Army.
Sally Maxwell died young. James remarried to Rachel Herndon in 1846; had two
children, George and Elizabeth; moved to Lynn Co, MO; died there.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 305B, Family #1239.
Listed as Stephen Deskins, age 10, born in VA, in household of father, James
Deskins.


Moses Shannon Deskins

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 378 written by Mary Ann
Fields at age 73 in 1919.
James Deskins married Sally Maxwell in 1839; had two sons, Stephen Rush and
Moses Shannon; both died during the Civil War fighting for the Union Army.
Sally Maxwell died young. James remarried to Rachel Herndon in 1846; had two
children, George and Elizabeth; moved to Lynn Co, MO; died there.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 305B, Family #1239.
Listed as Shannon Deskins, age 8, born in VA, in household of father, James
Deskins.


James Deskins

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 305B, Family #1239.
Listed as James Deskins, age 36, born in VA, head of household.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 105.
James Deskins married Sally Maxwell on 13 Jun 1839.
3. FamilySearch.com LDS Web Site, Samuel Deskins search, 6 Jun 2001, submitted
by The Hope Foundation, P.O. Box 8, Newton, UT 84327.
James Deskins was born in 1810/20 in Tazewell Co, VA; married first Sally
Maxwell on 13 Jun 1839; second Rachel Herndon in 1846.
4. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 378 written by Mary Ann
Fields at age 73 in 1919.
James Deskins married Sally Maxwell in 1839; had two sons, Stephen Rush and
Moses Shannon; both died during the Civil War fighting for the Union Army.
Sally Maxwell died young. James remarried to Rachel Herndon in 1846; had two
children, George and Elizabeth; moved to Lynn Co, MO; died there.


Rachel Herndon

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 378 written by Mary Ann
Fields at age 73 in 1919.
James Deskins married Sally Maxwell in 1839; had two sons, Stephen Rush and
Moses Shannon; both died during the Civil War fighting for the Union Army.
Sally Maxwell died young. James remarried to Rachel Herndon in 1846; had two
children, George and Elizabeth; moved to Lynn Co, MO; died there.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 305B, Family #1239.
Listed as Rachel Deskins, age 26, born in VA, in household of husband, James
Deskins.


George P. Deskins

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 378 written by Mary Ann
Fields at age 73 in 1919.
James Deskins married Sally Maxwell in 1839; had two sons, Stephen Rush and
Moses Shannon; both died during the Civil War fighting for the Union Army.
Sally Maxwell died young. James remarried to Rachel Herndon in 1846; had two
children, George and Elizabeth; moved to Lynn Co, MO; died there.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 305B, Family #1239.
Listed as George P. Deskins, age 3, born in VA, in household of father,
James Deskins.


Elizabeth A. Deskins

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 378 written by Mary Ann
Fields at age 73 in 1919.
James Deskins married Sally Maxwell in 1839; had two sons, Stephen Rush and
Moses Shannon; both died during the Civil War fighting for the Union Army.
Sally Maxwell died young. James remarried to Rachel Herndon in 1846; had two
children, George and Elizabeth; moved to Lynn Co, MO; died there.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 305B, Family #1239.
Listed as Betsy A. Deskins, age 2, born in VA, in household of father,
James Deskins.


Jacob Deskins

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 311A, Family #1317.
Listed as Jacob Deskins, age 27, born in VA, head of household.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 120.
Jacob Deskins married Rachel Harper on 27 Apr 1843.
3. FamilySearch.com LDS Web Site, Jacob Deskins search, 6 Jun 2001, submitted
by The Hope Foundation, P.O. Box 8, Newton, UT 84327.
Jacob Deskins was born in 1823; married Rachel Harper on 27 Apr 1843 in
Tazewell Co, VA.


Rachel Harper

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 311A, Family #1317.
Listed as Rachel Deskins, age 26, born in VA, in household of husband,
Jacob Deskins.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 120.
Jacob Deskins married Rachel Harper on 27 Apr 1843.
3. FamilySearch.com LDS Web Site, Jacob Deskins search, 6 Jun 2001, submitted
by The Hope Foundation, P.O. Box 8, Newton, UT 84327.
Jacob Deskins was born in 1823; married Rachel Harper o 27 Apr 1843 in
Tazewell Co, VA.


Polly Deskins

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 311A, Family #1317.
Listed as Polly Deskins, age 3, born in VA, in household of father,
Jacob Deskins.
2. FamilySearch.com LDS Web Site, Jacob Deskins search, 6 Jun 2001, submitted
by The Hope Foundation, P.O. Box 8, Newton, UT 84327.
Polly Deskins was born in 1847.


Louisa Deskins

1. FamilySearch.com LDS Web Site, Jacob Deskins search, 6 Jun 2001, submitted
by The Hope Foundation, P.O. Box 8, Newton, UT 84327.
Louisa Deskins was born in 1853.


George Deskins

1. FamilySearch.com LDS Web Site, Jacob Deskins search, 6 Jun 2001, submitted
by The Hope Foundation, P.O. Box 8, Newton, UT 84327.
George Deskins was born in 1857.


Peter Adkins

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 232A, Family #231.
Listed as Peter Adkins, age 25, born in VA, head of household.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
hagerj@us.army.mil
Peter Adkins, son of Isaac and Polly Lusk Adkins, Jr., was born in 1825;
married Rhoda (_________); one child, Agnes Adkins.
3. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Rocky Gap PO, taken on 21 Jun 1860, Page 739, Family #347.
Listed as Peter Adkins, age 29, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
4. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", 1845-1853, Register #2, Page 2, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Peter Atkins married Rhoda Belcher on 13 Jun 1845 in Tazewell Co, VA, by George W.G. Brown.


Rhoda Belcher

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 232A, Family #231.
Listed as Rhoda Adkins, age 22, born in VA, in household of husband,
Peter Adkins.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
hagerj@us.army.mil
Peter Adkins, son of Isaac and Polly Lusk Adkins, Jr., was born in 1825;
married Rhoda (_________); one child, Agnes Adkins.
3. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Rocky Gap PO, taken on 21 Jun 1860, Page 739, Family #347.
Listed as Rhoda Adkins, age 27, born in VA, in household of husband, Peter Adkins.
4. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", 1845-1853, Register #2, Page 2, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Peter Atkins married Rhoda Belcher on 13 Jun 1845 in Tazewell Co, VA, by George W.G. Brown.


Agnes Adkins

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 232A, Family #231.
Listed as Agnes Adkins, age 3, born in VA, in household of father,
Peter Adkins.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
hagerj@us.army.mil
Peter Adkins, son of Isaac and Polly Lusk Adkins, Jr., was born in 1825;
married Rhoda (_________); one child, Agnes Adkins.


Unnamed Adkins

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 232A, Family #231.
Listed as Unnamed (male) Adkins, age 4 months, born in VA, in household of
father, Peter Adkins. Twin of unnamed female.


Unnamed Adkins

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 232A, Family #231.
Listed as Unnamed (Female) Adkins, age 4 months, born in VA, in household of
father, Peter Adkins. Twin of unnamed male.


Isaac Adkins Jr

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
hagerj@us.army.mil
Peter Adkins, son of Isaac and Polly Lusk Adkins, Jr., was born in 1825;
married Rhoda (_________); one child, Agnes Adkins.
Isaac Adkins, Jr, son of Isaac and Elizabeth Hager Adkins, Sr, was born
about 1805 in Tazewell Co, VA; married Polly Lusk on 17 Dec 1824 in Tazewell
Co, VA.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Isaac Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
JBrand1056@aol.com.
Isaac Adkins was born in 1805 on Clear Fork of Wolf Creek in Tazewell Co,
VA; married Polly Lusk; children: Elizabeth, Eliza, Sarah, Daniel, Henry,
Wiser, Harrison, Andrew, Martha, William and Anthony,


Polly Lusk

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
hagerj@us.army.mil
Peter Adkins, son of Isaac and Polly Lusk Adkins, Jr., was born in 1825;
married Rhoda (_________); one child, Agnes Adkins.
Isaac Adkins, Jr, son of Isaac and Elizabeth Hager Adkins, Sr, was born
about 1805 in Tazewell Co, VA; married Polly Lusk on 17 Dec 1824 in Tazewell
Co, VA.


Isaac Adkins Sr

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 232A, Family #232.
Listed as Isaac Adkins, age 94, born in SC, head of household.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
hagerj@us.army.mil
Isaac Adkins, Jr, son of Isaac and Elizabeth Hager Adkins, Sr, was born
about 1805 in Tazewell Co, VA; married Polly Lusk on 17 Dec 1824 in Tazewell
Co, VA.
Isaac Adkins, Sr, son of Sherwood and Sarah Lucas Adkins, was born about
1766 in SC; married Elizabeth Hager on 6 May 1804 in Tazewell Co, VA. Isaac,
Sr had been married before to unknown spouse.
3. "Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell Co, Virginia", Netti Schreiner-Yantis,
"Tazewell Co Death Records, 1853-1871", page 224/225.
Isaac Adkins; died on 29 Mar 1860 on Clear Fork; age 80; son of Sherad and
Sally Adkins; born in Wythe Co, VA; information by son, Cloyd Adkins.


Elizabeth "Sally" Hager

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
hagerj@us.army.mil
Isaac Adkins, Jr, son of Isaac and Elizabeth Hager Adkins, Sr, was born
about 1805 in Tazewell Co, VA; married Polly Lusk on 17 Dec 1824 in Tazewell
Co, VA.
Isaac Adkins, Sr, son of Sherwood and Sarah Lucas Adkins, was born about
1766 in SC; married Elizabeth "Sally"Hager on 6 May 1804 in Tazewell Co, VA.
Isaac, Sr had been married before to unknown spouse.
Elizabeth "Sally" Hager was born about 1785 in Baltimore, MD; died on 15 Apr
1860 in Wythe Co, VA.
2. "Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell Co, Virginia", Netti Schreiner-Yantis,
"Tazewell Co Death Records, 1853-1871", page 224/225.
Elizabeth Adkins; died of pneumonoa on 15 Apr 1860 on Clear Fork; age 65;
daughter of Jacob and Sally Hager; born in Wythe Co, VA; information by son,
Cloyd Adkins.


Isaac Adkins Sr

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 232A, Family #232.
Listed as Isaac Adkins, age 94, born in SC, head of household.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
hagerj@us.army.mil
Isaac Adkins, Jr, son of Isaac and Elizabeth Hager Adkins, Sr, was born
about 1805 in Tazewell Co, VA; married Polly Lusk on 17 Dec 1824 in Tazewell
Co, VA.
Isaac Adkins, Sr, son of Sherwood and Sarah Lucas Adkins, was born about
1766 in SC; married Elizabeth Hager on 6 May 1804 in Tazewell Co, VA. Isaac,
Sr had been married before to unknown spouse.
3. "Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell Co, Virginia", Netti Schreiner-Yantis,
"Tazewell Co Death Records, 1853-1871", page 224/225.
Isaac Adkins; died on 29 Mar 1860 on Clear Fork; age 80; son of Sherad and
Sally Adkins; born in Wythe Co, VA; information by son, Cloyd Adkins.


Unknown

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
hagerj@us.army.mil
Isaac Adkins, Jr, son of Isaac and Elizabeth Hager Adkins, Sr, was born
about 1805 in Tazewell Co, VA; married Polly Lusk on 17 Dec 1824 in Tazewell
Co, VA.
Isaac Adkins, Sr, son of Sherwood and Sarah Lucas Adkins, was born about
1766 in SC; married Elizabeth "Sally"Hager on 6 May 1804 in Tazewell Co, VA.
Isaac, Sr had been married before to unknown spouse.


Sherad Adkins

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
hagerj@us.army.mil
Isaac Adkins, Sr, son of Sherwood and Sarah Lucas Adkins, was born about
1766 in SC; married Elizabeth "Sally"Hager on 6 May 1804 in Tazewell Co, VA.
Isaac, Sr had been married before to unknown spouse.
2. "Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell Co, Virginia", Netti Schreiner-Yantis,
"Tazewell Co Death Records, 1853-1871", page 224/225.
Isaac Adkins; died on 29 Mar 1860 on Clear Fork; age 80; son of Sherad and
Sally Adkins; born in Wythe Co, VA; information by son, Cloyd Adkins.


Sarah "Sally" Lucas

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
hagerj@us.army.mil
Isaac Adkins, Sr, son of Sherwood and Sarah Lucas Adkins, was born about
1766 in SC; married Elizabeth "Sally"Hager on 6 May 1804 in Tazewell Co, VA.
2. "Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell Co, Virginia", Netti Schreiner-Yantis,
"Tazewell Co Death Records, 1853-1871", page 224/225.
Isaac Adkins; died on 29 Mar 1860 on Clear Fork; age 80; son of Sherad and
Sally Adkins; born in Wythe Co, VA; information by son, Cloyd Adkins.


Mastin F. Adkins

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
hagerj@us.army.mil
Isaac Adkins, Jr, son of Isaac and Elizabeth Hager Adkins, Sr, was born
about 1805 in Tazewell Co, VA; married Polly Lusk on 17 Dec 1824 in Tazewell
Co, VA.
Isaac Adkins, Sr, son of Sherwood and Sarah Lucas Adkins, was born about
1766 in SC; married Elizabeth "Sally"Hager on 6 May 1804 in Tazewell Co, VA.
Isaac, Sr had been married before to unknown spouse.
Mastin F. Adkins, son of Isaac and (_________) Adkins, Sr, was born about
1795 in VA; married Betsy N. (________).
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 232A, Family #233.
Listed as Mastin F. Adkins, age 55, born in VA, in household of Sally
Adkins, relationship unknown.


Betsy N.

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
hagerj@us.army.mil
Isaac Adkins, Jr, son of Isaac and Elizabeth Hager Adkins, Sr, was born
about 1805 in Tazewell Co, VA; married Polly Lusk on 17 Dec 1824 in Tazewell
Co, VA.
Isaac Adkins, Sr, son of Sherwood and Sarah Lucas Adkins, was born about
1766 in SC; married Elizabeth "Sally"Hager on 6 May 1804 in Tazewell Co, VA.
Isaac, Sr had been married before to unknown spouse.
Mastin F. Adkins, son of Isaac and (_________) Adkins, Sr, was born about
1795 in VA; married Betsy N. (________).
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 232A, Family #233.
Listed as Betsy N. Adkins, age 48, born in VA, in household of Sally
Adkins, relationship unknown.


Floyd Adkins

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 22 Jul 1850, Page 232A, Family #232.
Listed as Floyd Adkins, age 27, born in VA, in household of grandfatherfather, Isaac Adkins, Sr.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
hagerj@us.army.mil
Floyd Adkins, son of Mastin F. and Betsy N. (______) Adkins, was born about 1823.
3. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Rocky Gap PO, taken on 21 Jun 1860, Page 740, Family #348.
Listed as Floyd Adkins, age 34, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


J. H. Adkins

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
hagerj@us.army.mil
J.H. Adkins, son of Mastin F. and Betsy N. (______) Adkins, was born about
1830.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 232A, Family #233.
Listed as J.H. Adkins, age 20, born in VA, in household of Sally
Adkins, relationship unknown, along with J.H.'s parents, Mastin and
Elizabeth N. (________) Adkins.


Mildredge Adkins

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
hagerj@us.army.mil
Mildredge Adkins, son of Mastin F. and Betsy N. (______) Adkins, was born
about 1836.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 232A, Family #233.
Listed as Mildredge Adkins, age 14, born in VA, in household of Sally
Adkins, relationship unknown.


Joseph Adkins

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
hagerj@us.army.mil
Joseph Adkins, son of Mastin F. and Betsy N. (______) Adkins, was born
about 1838.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 232A, Family #233.
Listed as Joseph Adkins, age 12, born in VA, in household of Sally
Adkins, relationship unknown.


Lucy A. Adkins

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Adkins search, 7 Jun 2001, submitted by
hagerj@us.army.mil
Lucy A. Adkins, daughter of Mastin F. and Betsy N. (______) Adkins, was born
about 1842.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 232A, Family #233.
Listed as Lucy A. Adkins, age 8, born in VA, in household of Sally
Adkins, relationship unknown.