McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Jonathan Peery

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken on 17 Jul 1850, Page 228B, Family # 188.
Listed as Jonathan Peery, age 69, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 284.
Will of Jonathan Peery; probated in Jun 1852; devises property to his wife (unnamed);
his son, Richard; his daughters, Jane, Margaret and Catherine; his grandson, John Henry Owens,
son of deceased daughter, Margaret.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Jonathan Peery Search, 7 Dec 2002, submitted by
lori1968@aol.com.
Jonathan Peery; born on 30 Nov 1870; died on 4 Jan 1852; married Sallie Roberts.
4. Ancestry.com Web Site, Jonathan Peery Search, 7 Dec 2002, submitted by
Anthony Hodges, tonkadiesl@aol.com.
Jonathan Peery; married Sarah Gibson on 13 Sep 1843 in Tazewell Co, VA.


Sarah Gibson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken on 17 Jul 1850, Page 228B, Family # 188.
Listed as Sarah Peery, age 59, born in VA, in household of husband, Jonathan Peery.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 284.
Will of Jonathan Peery; probated in Jun 1852; devises property to his wife (unnamed);
his son, Richard; his daughters, Jane, Margaret and Catherine; his grandson, John Henry Owens,
son of deceased daughter, Margaret.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Jonathan Peery Search, 7 Dec 2002, submitted by
Anthony Hodges, tonkadiesl@aol.com.
Jonathan Peery; married Sarah Gibson on 13 Sep 1843 in Tazewell Co, VA.
Sarah Gibson; born on 2 Nov 1802 in Washington Co, VA; died on 14 Sep 1880
in Russell Co, VA; daughter of Samuel and Catherine Gratner Gibson.


Preston Roberts

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 797.
Sandy River Township, page 011.
Listed as Preston Roberts, age 5, in household of father, Riley Roberts.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 797.
Sandy River Township, page 008.
Listed Preston Roberts, age 3, in household of brother-in-law, Ode Roberts.
Listed two times in this census.
3. Internet e-mail, 22 Dec 1999, Rodney Veitschegger, Bowling Green, KY.
Preston Roberts, born abt 1875, son of James Riley Roberts, married Nancy
Blankenship, daughter of Alfred, on 19 Mar 1896. They were married in
Buchanan Co, VA.
(Another researcher, Linda Burroughs, mikake1@richwoodwv.com, adds: Nancy's mother
was Rebecca; Nancy was 13 at the time of her marriage; living in Buchanan Co, VA)
4. Ancestry.com Web Site, Emily Justice Search, 8 Dec 2002, submitted by
Betty Root, broot@voyager.net.
Emily Francis Justice; born on 11 Sep 1872 in Buchanan Co, VA; died on 31
Oct 1969 in Buchanan Co, VA; daughter of Andrew and Louisa "Lou Eve" Cline
Justice; married first, Preston Roberts; second, Alpheaus Spurlock; third, A.C. Stacy
5. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Rock Creek District, taken on 13 Jun 1900, Page 275A, Family #215.
Listed as Preston Roberts, age 24, born in Nov 1874 in WV, married 2 yrs, farm laborer, head of household.


Nancy Blankenship

1. Internet e-mail, 22 Dec 1999, Rodney Veitschegger, Bowling Green, KY.
Preston Roberts, born abt 1875, son of James Riley Roberts, married Nancy
Blankenship, daughter of Alfred, on 19 Mar 1896. They were married in
Buchanan Co, VA.
(Another researcher, Linda Burroughs, mikake1@richwoodwv.com, adds: Nancy's mother
was Rebecca; Nancy was 13 at the time of her marriage; living in Buchanan Co, VA)


Alfred Blankenship

1. Internet e-mail, 22 Dec 1999, Rodney Veitschegger, Bowling Green, KY.
Preston Roberts, born abt 1875, son of James Riley Roberts, married Nancy
Blankenship, daughter of Alfred, on 19 Mar 1896. They were married in
Buchanan Co, VA.
(Another researcher adds: Nancy's mother was Rebecca; Nancy was 13 at the time
of her marriage; living in Buchanan Co, VA)
2. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, page 361B.
Listed as Alford Blankenship, age 40, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Rebecca Bailey

1. Internet e-mail, 22 Dec 1999, Rodney Veitschegger, Bowling Green, KY.
Preston Roberts, born abt 1875, son of James Riley Roberts, married Nancy
Blankenship, daughter of Alfred, on 19 Mar 1896. They were married in
Buchanan Co, VA.
(Another researcher adds: Nancy's mother was Rebecca; Nancy was 13 at the time
of her marriage; living in Buchanan Co, VA)
2. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, page 361B.
Listed as Rebecca Blankenship, age 25, born in VA, in household of husband, Alfred Blankenship.


Isaac Blankenship

1. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, page 361B.
Listed as Isaac Blankenship, age 8, born in VA, in household of father, Alfred Blankenship.


Margaret Blankenship

1. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, page 361B.
Listed as Margaret Blankenship, age 6, born in VA, in household of father, Alfred Blankenship.


Sena Blankenship

1. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, page 361B.
Listed as Sena Blankenship, age 4, born in VA, in household of father, Alfred Blankenship.


Andrew Justice

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 286B, Family #971.
Listed as Andrew Justice, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, Joab
Justice.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Emily Justice Search, 8 Dec 2002, submitted by
Betty Root, broot@voyager.net.
Emily Francis Justice; born on 11 Sep 1872 in Buchanan Co, VA; died on 31
Oct 1969 in Buchanan Co, VA; daughter of Andrew and Louisa "Lou Eve" Cline
Justice; married first, Preston Roberts; second, Alpheaus Spurlock; third, A.C. Stacy
3. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy Township, taken on 16 Jul 1870, Page 190B, Family #63.
Listed as Andrew Justice, age 29, born in KY, farmer, head of household.
4. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, taken on 16 Jun 1880, Page 359B, Family #147.
Listed as Andrew Justice, age 41, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
5. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Rock Creek District, taken on 13 Jun 1900, Page 275A, Family #214.
Listed as Andrew Justice, age 62, born in May 1838 in KY, farmer, head of household.


Louisa "Lou Eve" Cline

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Emily Justice Search, 8 Dec 2002, submitted by
Betty Root, broot@voyager.net.
Emily Francis Justice; born on 11 Sep 1872 in Buchanan Co, VA; died on 31
Oct 1969 in Buchanan Co, VA; daughter of Andrew and Louisa "Lou Eve" Cline
Justice; married first, Preston Roberts; second, Alpheaus Spurlock; third, A.C. Stacy.
2. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy Township, taken on 16 Jul 1870, Page 190B, Family #63.
Listed as Eavey Justice, age 25, born in VA, in household of husband, Andrew Justice.
3. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, taken on 16 Jun 1880, Page 359B, Family #147.
Listed as Eve L. Justice, age 39, born in VA, in household of husband, Andrew Justice.
4. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Rock Creek District, taken on 13 Jun 1900, Page 275A, Family #214.
Listed as Eve Justice, age 61, born in Apr 1839 in WV, married 36 yrs, in household of husband,
Andrew Justice.


Aaron Justice

1. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy Township, taken on 16 Jul 1870, Page 190B, Family #63.
Listed as Aaron Justice, age 5, born in VA, in household of father, Andrew Justice.
2. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, taken on 16 Jun 1880, Page 360A, Family #147.
Listed as Adam Justice, age 13, born in VA, in household of father, Andrew Justice.


Alcy Justice

1. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy Township, taken on 16 Jul 1870, Page 190B, Family #63.
Listed as Aleby Justice, age 2, born in VA, in household of father, Andrew Justice.
2. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, taken on 16 Jun 1880, Page 360A, Family #147.
Listed as Alcy Justice, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, Andrew Justice.


Lilly Belle Justice

1. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, taken on 16 Jun 1880, Page 360A, Family #147.
Listed as Lilly Belle Justice, age 5, born in VA, in household of father, Andrew Justice.


Preston Roberts

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 797.
Sandy River Township, page 011.
Listed as Preston Roberts, age 5, in household of father, Riley Roberts.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 797.
Sandy River Township, page 008.
Listed Preston Roberts, age 3, in household of brother-in-law, Ode Roberts.
Listed two times in this census.
3. Internet e-mail, 22 Dec 1999, Rodney Veitschegger, Bowling Green, KY.
Preston Roberts, born abt 1875, son of James Riley Roberts, married Nancy
Blankenship, daughter of Alfred, on 19 Mar 1896. They were married in
Buchanan Co, VA.
(Another researcher, Linda Burroughs, mikake1@richwoodwv.com, adds: Nancy's mother
was Rebecca; Nancy was 13 at the time of her marriage; living in Buchanan Co, VA)
4. Ancestry.com Web Site, Emily Justice Search, 8 Dec 2002, submitted by
Betty Root, broot@voyager.net.
Emily Francis Justice; born on 11 Sep 1872 in Buchanan Co, VA; died on 31
Oct 1969 in Buchanan Co, VA; daughter of Andrew and Louisa "Lou Eve" Cline
Justice; married first, Preston Roberts; second, Alpheaus Spurlock; third, A.C. Stacy
5. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Rock Creek District, taken on 13 Jun 1900, Page 275A, Family #215.
Listed as Preston Roberts, age 24, born in Nov 1874 in WV, married 2 yrs, farm laborer, head of household.


Emily Frances Justice

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Emily Justice Search, 8 Dec 2002, submitted by
Betty Root, broot@voyager.net.
Emily Francis Justice; born on 11 Sep 1872 (date in conflict with 1880 Census)in
Buchanan Co, VA; died on 31Oct 1969 in Buchanan Co, VA; daughter of Andrew and
Louisa "Lou Eve" Cline Justice; married first, Preston Roberts; second, Alpheaus Spurlock; third, A.C. Stacy.
2. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, taken on 16 Jun 1880, Page 360A, Family #147.
Listed as Emily F. Justice, age 1, born in VA, in household of father, Andrew Justice.
3. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Rock Creek District, taken on 13 Jun 1900, Page 275B, Family #215.
Listed as Emily F. Roberts, age 18, born in Oct 1881 in VA, married 2 yrs, 1 child, 1 living, in
household of husband, Preston Roberts.


Alice B. Roberts

1. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Rock Creek District, taken on 13 Jun 1900, Page 275B, Family #215.
Listed as Alice B. Roberts, age 11, born in May 1899 in VA, household of father, Preston Roberts.


Sarah

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, taken on 16 Jul 1860, Page 119, Family #88.
Listed as Sally Justice, age 45, born in VA,in household of husband, Joab Justice.
2. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy Township, taken on 19 Jul 1870, Page
191B, Family #80.
Listed as Sarah Justice, age 60, born in VA, in household of husband, Joab
Justice.


Joab Justice Jr

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 88.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 15.
2. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy Township, taken on 19 Jul 1870, Page
191B, Family #80.
Listed as Joab Justice, age 18, born in VA, in household of father, Joab
Justice.


Thomas Manley Laxton

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #31.
Listed as Manley Laxton, age 8, in household of father, John C. Laxton.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District, taken on 15 Apr 1910;
Page 214B, Family #12.
Listed as Manley Laxton, age 18, born in WV, in household of father, John C. Laxton.
3. "McDowell Co, WV Queries", 4th Qtr 2002, W. Ann Morris, morris7631@yahoo.com.
Thomas Manley Laxton; born on 17 Apr 1892 in Wyoming Co, WV; died on 11 Oct 1951 in mining
accident at Davy, WV; married first , Ella Lockhart; second, Bessie Collins.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, Davy, taken on 12 Jan 1920,
Page 244A, Family #335.
Listed as Manley Laxton; age 28, born in WV, married, coal miner, head of household.
5. Ancestry.com Message Boards submitted by Cherryl, 23 Aug 2000.
Thomas Manley Laxton; born on 17 May 1892 in Wyoming Co, WV; died on 11 Oct 1951 at Asco,
WV; married first, Ella Lockhart; second, Bessie Collins.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Asco; E.D.24-35; taken on 19 Apr 1940;
Page 706A; Image 26 of 57; Household #214.
Listed as Manly Laxton; age 48; born in WV; married; 1st grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Ella Lockhart

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, Davy, taken on 12 Jan 1920,
Page 244A, Family #335.
Listed as Ella Laxton; age 23, born in WV, married, in household of husband, Thomas M. Laxton.
2. Ancestry.com Message Boards submitted by Cheryl, 23 Aug 2000.
Ella Lockhart; born on 16 Mar 1896 at Panther, WV; died on 13 Sep 1924 at Asco, WV.


George U. Laxton

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, Davy, taken on 12 Jan 1920,
Page 244A, Family #335.
Listed as George U. Laxton; age 2 yrs, 10 months, born in WV, in household of father, Thomas M. Laxton.


Thomas Manley Laxton

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #31.
Listed as Manley Laxton, age 8, in household of father, John C. Laxton.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District, taken on 15 Apr 1910;
Page 214B, Family #12.
Listed as Manley Laxton, age 18, born in WV, in household of father, John C. Laxton.
3. "McDowell Co, WV Queries", 4th Qtr 2002, W. Ann Morris, morris7631@yahoo.com.
Thomas Manley Laxton; born on 17 Apr 1892 in Wyoming Co, WV; died on 11 Oct 1951 in mining
accident at Davy, WV; married first , Ella Lockhart; second, Bessie Collins.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, Davy, taken on 12 Jan 1920,
Page 244A, Family #335.
Listed as Manley Laxton; age 28, born in WV, married, coal miner, head of household.
5. Ancestry.com Message Boards submitted by Cherryl, 23 Aug 2000.
Thomas Manley Laxton; born on 17 May 1892 in Wyoming Co, WV; died on 11 Oct 1951 at Asco,
WV; married first, Ella Lockhart; second, Bessie Collins.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Asco; E.D.24-35; taken on 19 Apr 1940;
Page 706A; Image 26 of 57; Household #214.
Listed as Manly Laxton; age 48; born in WV; married; 1st grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Bessie Collins

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Asco; E.D.24-35; taken on 19 Apr 1940;
Page 706A; Image 26 of 57; Household #214.
Listed as Bessie Laxton; age 31; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Thomas M. Laxton.
2. "Kennedy-Blankenship Digest No. 113", 27 Feb 2003, message posted by Ann Carter Collins,
morris7613@yahoo.com. (She is grandaughter of Bessie Collins)
Bessie Collins; born on 18 Dec 1908 in Johnson Co, KY; daughter of George C?/M? and Maggie
Fairchild Collins; married Thomas Manley Laxton.
3. E-mail from sister, Wilma Ann Morris, Davy, WV; 8 Mar 2012
"MY BROTHER AND GRANDMOTHER ARE BURIED IN IARGER MEMORIAL.
BESSIE LAXTON(COLLINS) born Dec 18,1908 IN JOHNSON CO.Ky died Nov 18,1989 WELCH HOSPITAL.MARRIED 1925 WELCH WV TO THOMAS MANLEY LAXTON
JAMES LEE CARTER BORN 1947 TWIN BRANCH WV.DIED IN A CAR ACCIDENT IN WILMINGTON DELAWARE WHERE HE GREW UP.DIED NOV 20,1970.FATHER JAMES CARTER MOTHER EVA LAXTON,CARTER..."
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowman; 21 Jun 2010; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Bessie Collins Laxton; born 18 Dec 1908; died 18 Nov 1990 at Welch, WV; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN".


John Columbus Laxton Jr

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV", Clear Fork District 1888/1889.
John C. Laxton; born on 1 Feb 1889 to John C. and Hariot Laxton.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #31.
Listed as John C. Laxton, age 10, in household of father, John C. Laxton.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District, taken on 15 Apr 1910;
Page 214B, Family #12.
Listed as John C. Laxton, age 20, born in WV, in household of father, John C. Laxton.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 18 Jan 1910; Page 282A;
Family #47.
Listed as Jack Laxton; age 19; born in WV; married once for 3 yrs; laborer in lumber mill;
head of household.
(Believe this is the same John C. Laxton, Jr)
5. Ancestry.com Web Site, Morgan Pendry search, 28 Oct 2001; submitted by
Zandra Michel; zgmjam@aol.com
Manola L. "Nola" Pendry; born on 7 Dec 1892 in McDowell Co, WV; died on 18
Nov 1965 at Mullens, Wyoming Co, WV; buried on 21 Nov 1965 in Laxton
Cemetery at Pineville, Wyoming Co, WV; married John Columbus Laxton, Jr on
29 Mar 1913 in Wyoming Co, WV; son, Roby Luther Laxton was born on 8 Jan
1914 at Pineville, WV.
6. Ancestry.com Web Site, John Columbus Laxton search, 10 Dec 2002, submitted by
Robert H. Laxton; cte89130@centurytel.net.
John Columbus Laxton; born on 7 Feb 1890 at Pineville, Wyoming Co, WV; died on
15 Dec 1957 in Wyoming Co, WV; married Nola Jane Pendry abt 1912 in WV.
7. Ancestry.com Web Site, John Columbus Laxton search, 10 Dec 2002, submitted by
Jack Crabtree, crabtree57@aol.com.
John Columbus Laxton; buried 17 Dec 1957 in Van Hoy (Vannoy?) Cemetery, Wyoming Co, WV.
8. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 3/4 Feb 1920, Page 194B, Family #93.
Listed as John Laxton; age 29, born in WV, farmer, head of household.
9. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 7 may 1930, Page 151B, Family #117.
Listed as John Laxton; age 38, born in WV, married at 20, farmer, head of household.


Manola L. "Nola" Pendry

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #117.
Listed as Manola L. Pendry, age 6, born in 1893; in household of father,
John W. Pendry.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Morgan Pendry search, 28 Oct 2001; submitted by
Zandra Michel; zgmjam@aol.com
Manola L. "Nola" Pendry; born on 7 Dec 1892 in McDowell Co, WV; died on 18
Nov 1965 at Mullens, Wyoming Co, WV; buried on 21 Nov 1965 in Laxton
Cemetery at Pineville, Wyoming Co, WV; married John Columbus Laxton, Jr on
29 Mar 1913 in Wyoming Co, WV; son, Roby Luther Laxton was born on 8 Jan
1914 at Pineville, WV.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 28 Apr 1910, Page 221B, Family #144.
Listed as Manola L. Pendry, age 16, born in WV, in household of father, John W. Pendry.
5. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 18 Jan 1910; Page 282A;
Family #47.
Listed as Notie Laxton; age 18; born in WV; married once for 3 yrs; no children, in household of
husband, John C. Laxton, Jr.
(Believe this is the same Manola L. Pendry)
6. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 3/4 Feb 1920, Page 194B, Family #93.
Listed as Nola Laxton; age 25, born in WV, in household of husband, John C. Laxton.
7. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 7 may 1930, Page 151B, Family #117.
Listed as Nola Laxton; age 36, born in WV, married at 18, in household of husband, John C. Laxton.


Charles Laxton

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 3/4 Feb 1920, Page 194B, Family #93.
Listed as Charlie Laxton; age 3 yrs, 3 mons, born in WV, in household of father, John C. Laxton.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 7 may 1930, Page 151B, Family #117.
Listed as Charles Laxton; age 12, born in WV, in household of father, John C. Laxton.


Thomas Laxton

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Thomas Laxton Search, 11 Dec 2002, submitted by
Dee Reynolds, dwindancer@aol.com.
Thomas Laxton; born before 1774; died bef 1830 in Grayson Co, VA; married Ruth (______).


Ruth Greer

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Thomas Laxton Search, 11 Dec 2002, submitted by
Dee Reynolds, dwindancer@aol.com.
Thomas Laxton; born before 1774; died bef 1830 in Grayson Co, VA; married Ruth (______).
Ruth (________); born 1774; died bef 1822.


Elizabeth Laxton

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Thomas Laxton Search, 11 Dec 2002, submitted by
Dee Reynolds, dwindancer@aol.com.
Thomas Laxton; born before 1774; died bef 1830 in Grayson Co, VA; married Ruth (______).
Ruth (________); born 1774; died bef 1822.
Daughter, Elizabeth Laxton; born 31 May 1813 in Hawkins Co, TN; died on 17 Oct 1853 at
Rock View, Wyoming Co, WV.
2. 1850 Census, Ashe Co, NC, taken on 20 Aug 1850, Page 259B, Family #326.
Listed as Elizabeth Laxton; age 36, born in TN, head of household.


Pheobe Laxton

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Thomas Laxton Search, 11 Dec 2002, submitted by
Dee Reynolds, dwindancer@aol.com.
Thomas Laxton; born before 1774; died bef 1830 in Grayson Co, VA; married Ruth (______).
Ruth (________); born 1774; died bef 1822.
Daughter, Pheby Laxton; born in 1822 in VA; died in 1904 in Alleghaney Co, NC; married
John Parsons abt 1846.
2. 1850 Census, Ashe Co, NC, taken on 20 Aug 1850, Page 259B, Family #326.
Listed as Pheby Parsons; age 28, born in VA, in household of sister, Elizabeth Laxton,
along with two children; Joseph Parsons, age 3; and Thomas F. Parsons, age 1.