McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


John Wesley Deskins

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 372, authored by Mary Ann Fields.
"Mary Deskins (daughter of Stephen and Anna McIntosh Deskins) married Smith Deskins.
They sold and went to Missouri. They had several children born, which died at an early age.
During the mad rush to California for gold in the early fifties, Smith Deskins, her husband,
started for California, went as far as Larmer, nebraska, took cholera and died and was buried there.
Later his wife and two young sons, John West (Deskins), and Stephen Augustus (Deskins), came
back to Virginia to her (Mary's) brothers and sisters. ... His (John West Deskins') mother (Mary) is
buried in the Deskins Cemetery in Tazewell County, Virginia..."
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Registry #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
John Wesley Deskins, age 22 yr, 8 mon, 8 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Smith and Mary Deskins,
married on 12 Feb 1857 Nancy Hinkel, age 21 yr, 1 mon, 27 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of
Jacob and Selinda Hinkel. Married by Bird Lockhart.


Nancy Hinkle

1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Registry #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
John Wesley Deskins, age 22 yr, 8 mon, 8 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Smith and Mary Deskins,
married on 12 Feb 1857 Nancy Hinkel, age 21 yr, 1 mon, 27 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of
Jacob and Selinda Hinkel. Married by Bird Lockhart.


George Yates

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 2 Sep 1850, Page 280B, Family # 889.
Listed as George Yates, age 21, born in VA, in household of father, John Yates.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Registry #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
George Yates, age 28, born in Russell Co, VA, son of John Yates, married on 5 Feb 1857 Mary Jane Nicely,
age 13, born in Pulaski Co, VA, daughter of Joseph and Patsy Nicely. Married by George Gibson.


Mary Jane Nicely

1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Registry #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
George Yates, age 28, born in Russell Co, VA, son of John Yates, married on 5 Feb 1857 Mary Jane Nicely,
age 13, born in Pulaski Co, VA, daughter of Joseph and Patsy Nicely. Married by George Gibson.


Preston Stacy

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 289A, Family 1000.
Listed as Preston Stacy, age 15, born in VA, in household of father,
Benjamin Stacy.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Clinton Stacy search, 27 Apr 2001, submitted by
theresalandes@yahoo.com
Preston Stacy was born in Sep 1835 in VA.
3. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Registry #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Preston Stacy, age 25, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Benjamin and Rhoda Stacy, married on 13 Feb 1857
(_____________) Yates, age 22, born in Russell Co, VA, daughter of John Yates. Married by George Gibson.


Margaret "Peggy" Yates

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 2 Sep 1850, Page 280B, Family # 889.
Listed as Peggy Yates, age 13, born in VA, in household of father, John Yates.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Registry #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Preston Stacy, age 25, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Benjamin and Rhoda Stacy, married on 13 Feb 1857
(_____________) Yates, age 22, born in Russell Co, VA, daughter of John Yates. Married by George Gibson.


William D. McDowell

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 31 Jul 1850, Page 245B, Family #413.
Listed as William D. McDowell, age 15, born in VA, in household of father, Henry P. McDowell.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
William D. McDowell, age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Harry and Fanny McDowell married on
20 Feb 1857 Jane Compton, age 24, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of William and Jane Compton.
Married by William V. Shannon.
3. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; taken on 15/16 Jun 1880; Family 244/246.
Listed as William D. McDowell; age 45; born in VA; married; farmer; head of household.


Martha Jane Compton

1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
William D. McDowell, age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Harry and Fanny McDowell married on
20 Feb 1857 Jane Compton, age 24, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of William and Jane Compton.
Married by William V. Shannon.
2. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; taken on 15/16 Jun 1880; Family 244/246.
Listed as Martha J.McDowell; age 48; born in VA; married; in household of husband, William D.
McDowell.


Bitz? McDowell

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; taken on 15/16 Jun 1880; Family 244/246.
Listed as Bitz? McDowell; age 22; born in VA; son? or servant?; works on farm; in household of
father?, William D. McDowell.


Francis McDowell

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; taken on 15/16 Jun 1880; Family 244/246.
Listed as Francis McDowell; age 21; born in VA; son; in household of father, William D. McDowell.


Charles McDowell

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; taken on 15/16 Jun 1880; Family 244/246.
Listed as Charles McDowell; age 17; born in VA; son; in household of father, William D. McDowell.


James N. McDowell

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; taken on 15/16 Jun 1880; Family 244/246.
Listed as James N. McDowell; age 13; born in VA; son; in household of father, William D. McDowell.


Maria E. McDowell

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; taken on 15/16 Jun 1880; Family 244/246.
Listed as Maria E. McDowell; age 11; born in VA; daughter; in household of father, William D.
McDowell.


Henry P. McDowell

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 31 Jul 1850, Page 245A, Family #413.
Listed as Henry P. McDowell, age 50, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
William D. McDowell, age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Harry and Fanny McDowell married on
20 Feb 1857 Jane Compton, age 24, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of William and Jane Compton.
Married by William V. Shannon.


Francis "Fanny"

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 31 Jul 1850, Page 245A, Family #413.
Listed as Frances McDowell, age 49, born in VA, in household of husband, Henry P. McDowell.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
William D. McDowell, age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Harry and Fanny McDowell married on
20 Feb 1857 Jane Compton, age 24, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of William and Jane Compton.
Married by William V. Shannon.


Sarah A. McDowell

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 31 Jul 1850, Page 245A, Family #413.
Listed as Sarah A. McDowell, age 22, born in VA, in household of father, Henry P. McDowell.


Charles T. McDowell

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 31 Jul 1850, Page 245B, Family #413.
Listed as Charles T. McDowell, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, Henry P. McDowell.


Maria T. McDowell

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 31 Jul 1850, Page 245B, Family #413.
Listed as Maria T. McDowell, age 9, born in VA, in household of father, Henry P. McDowell.


Joshua Justice

1. 1850 Census, Russell Co, VA, taken on 12 Nov 1850, Page 324A, Family #1440.
Listed as Joshua Justice, age 11, born in Russell Co, VA, farmer, head of household.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Joshua Justus, age 13, born in Harlan Co, KY, (sic, Russell Co, VA) son of Edmund P. and Sarah
Justus, married on 12 Mar 1857 Elizabeth Collins, age 15, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter on
John and Eliza Collins. Married by Edward Collins.
3. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 273B; Image 22 of 49;
Family #183/184.
Listed as Joshua Justice; age 60; born in Feb 1840 in VA; married 5 yrs; dry goods merchant; head of
household.
4. 1910 Census; Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken on 17 May 1910; Page 183A; Image 51 of 66;
Family #455/455.
Listed as Joshua Justice; age 68; born in VA; married three times; last one for 16 yrs; farmer; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #4877; WV Archives, Web Site.
Joshua Justice; age 83 yrs, 3 days; born on 29 Feb 1838 in TN; merchant; married; son of Edmond
P. and Sallie (Smith) Justice, both born in TN; died on 3 Mar 1918 at Iaeger, McDowell Co, WV from
bladder cancer; no burial information; informant, Clarence Justice, Iaeger, WV.


Elizabeth Collins

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken 7 Sep 1850, Page
286A, Family #961.
Listed as Betsy Collins, age 10, born in VA, in household of father,
John Collins.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 3 Ju1 1860,
page #5, Family #26.
Listed as Elizabeth Collins, age 17, born in VA, in household of father,
John Collins.
3. "Compiled Tazewell Co Birth Index" "A B C D", Tazewell Co, VA Web Site
Elizabeth Collins, daughter of John and Eliza (_______) Collins, was born
about 1842.
4. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Joshua Justus, age 13, born in Harlan Co, KY, son of Edmund P. and Sarah Justus, married on 12 Mar 1857
Elizabeth Collins, age 15, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter on John and Eliza Collins. Married by
Edward Collins.


George William Nunley

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 10 Aug 1850, Page
256B, Family #573.
Listed as George W. Nunley, age 16, born in VA, in household of father, Allen
Nunley.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site; Allen Nunley Search, 12 Apr 2002, submitted by
Angela Graham-Ching, majorsassy@military.com.
George William Nunley; born on 26 Jan 1832 in VA; married Sarah Ann Knuckles
on 3 Jun 1857.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 18.
George W. Nunlley married Sarah Ann Knuckles on 3 Jun 1857 in Tazewell Co,
VA.
4. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
George W. Nunnelly, age 22, born in Lunenburg Co, VA, son of Allen and Mary Nunnelly, married on 3 Jun 1857
Sarah Ann Knuckles, age 15, born in Mercer Co, WV, daughter of Elijah and Mary Knuckles. Married by Isaac N. Naff.


Sarah Ann Knuckles

1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
George W. Nunnelly, age 22, born in Lunenburg Co, VA, son of Allen and Mary Nunnelly, married on 3 Jun 1857
Sarah Ann Knuckles, age 15, born in Mercer Co, WV, daughter of Elijah and Mary Knuckles. Married by Isaac N. Naff.


Elijah Knuckles

1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
George W. Nunnelly, age 22, born in Lunenburg Co, VA, son of Allen and Mary Nunnelly, married on 3 Jun 1857
Sarah Ann Knuckles, age 15, born in Mercer Co, WV, daughter of Elijah and Mary Knuckles. Married by Isaac N. Naff.


Mary

1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
George W. Nunnelly, age 22, born in Lunenburg Co, VA, son of Allen and Mary Nunnelly, married on 3 Jun 1857
Sarah Ann Knuckles, age 15, born in Mercer Co, WV, daughter of Elijah and Mary Knuckles. Married by Isaac N. Naff.


Addison D. Lambert

1. 1850 Census, Giles Co, VA; taken on 3 Sep 1850; Page 414A; Family #642/635.
Listed as Adeson Lambert; age 16; farmer in household of Lorenzo D. Daniels.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Addison D. Lambert, age 22 yr, 5 mon, 9 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Joseph P. and Susan
Lambert, married on 11 Jun 1857 Christina Stowers, age 17 yr, 2 mon, 15 days, born in Tazewell Co,
VA, daughter of Larken and Rebecca Stowers. Married by Wesley Gibson.
3. 1860 Census, Giles Co, VA; Kimberling PO; taken on 11 Sep 1860; Page 908; Family #960/881.
Listed as Addison D. Lambert; age 24; born in VA; farmer; head of household.


Constance Christina Stowers

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 23 Jul 1850, Page 234B,
Family #264.
Listed as Cristina Stowers, age 10, born in VA, in household of father, William L. Stowers.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Addison D. Lambert, age 22 yr, 5 mon, 9 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Joseph P. and Susan
Lambert, married on 11 Jun 1857 Christina Stowers, age 17 yr, 2 mon, 15 days, born in Tazewell Co,
VA, daughter of Larken and Rebecca Stowers. Married by Wesley Gibson.
3. 1860 Census, Giles Co, VA; Kimberling PO; taken on 11 Sep 1860; Page 908; Family #960/881.
Listed as Christian Lambert; age 20; born in VA; in household of husband, Addison D. Lambert.


John H. Davidson

1. 1850 Census, Giles Co, VA, 21st District, taken on 21 Aug 1850, Page 403B, Family #508.
Listed as John H. Davidson, age 14, born in VA, in household of father, Daniel Davidson.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
John H. Davidson, age 23 yr, 4 mon, 22 days, born in Mercer Co, WV, son of Daniel and Arminty Davidson,
married on 25 Jun 1857 Sarah C. Stephenson, age 21 yrs, 2 mon, 17 days, daughter of George and Germima
Stephenson. Married by Gideon Scifers.


Sarah C. Stephenson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 29 Sep 1850, Page 307B, Family #1269.
Listed as Sally Stephenson, age 13, born in VA, in household of father, George Stephenson.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1857, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
John H. Davidson, age 23 yr, 4 mon, 22 days, born in Mercer Co, WV, son of Daniel and Arminty Davidson,
married on 25 Jun 1857 Sarah C. Stephenson, age 21 yrs, 2 mon, 17 days, daughter of George and Germima
Stephenson. Married by Gideon Scifers.