McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


George W. Bandy

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 250, Family #476.
Listed as George W. Bandy, age 9, in household of father, John Bandy.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1863, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
George W. Bandy, age 25 yr, 10 mon, 6 days, son of John C. and Elizabeth Bandy, married on 15
Dec 1863 Harriett A. Peery, age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of William and Elizabeth
Peery; married by Patton J. Lockhart.
3. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 174B;
Family #176/176.
Listed as George W. Bandy; age 69; born in VA; married twice, last time for 3 yrs; farmer; head of
household.


Harriett Peery

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 25 Sep 1850, Page 305A, Family #1230.
Listed as Harriett Peery, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, William Peery.
2. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, Baptist Valley PO, taken on 31 Jul & 1 Aug 1850, Page 847,
Family #1087.
Listed as Harriett Peery, age 20, born in VA, in household of father, William Peery.
3. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1863, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
George W. Bandy, age 25 yr, 10 mon, 6 days, son of John C. and Elizabeth Bandy, married on 15 Dec 1863
Harriett A. Peery, age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of William and Elizabeth Peery. Married by
Patton J. Lockhart.


James H. Gillespie

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 6 Aug 1850, Page 251A, Family #493.
Listed as James Gillespie, age 18, born in VA, carpenter, in household of James Harrison.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1864, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
James H. Gillespie, age 31 yr, 11 mon, 23 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, clerk, living in Buchanan Co, VA,
son of William B. and Margaret Gillespie, married on 6 Jan 1864, Mary Jane Matney, age 17 yr, 7 mon, 14 days,
daughter of Jefferson and Julian Ann Matney. Married by Patton J. Lockhart.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 387.
William Bowen Gillespie; born on 14 Feb 1810; married Margaret Peery, daughter of James, on 25 Mar 1830;
served in Civil War for 1 year.
Son, James H. Gillespie; born on 11 Jan 1832; died on 12 Feb 1915; married Mary Jane Matney, daughter of
Jefferson, on 6 Jan 1864; no children; served as clerk of court in Buchanan Co, VA for 6 or 7 years; moved most of the
court records to Tazewell Co, VA for safe keeping as Union forces approached Grundy; other records were destroyed
by enemy; moved back to Tazewell Co until death.


Mary Jane Matney

1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1864, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
James H. Gillespie, age 31 yr, 11 mon, 23 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, clerk, living in Buchanan Co, VA,
son of William B. and Margaret Gillespie, married on 6 Jan 1864, Mary Jane Matney, age 17 yr, 7 mon, 14 days,
daughter of Jefferson and Julian Ann Matney. Married by Patton J. Lockhart.


William Bowen Gillespie

1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1864, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
James H. Gillespie, age 31 yr, 11 mon, 23 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, clerk, living in Buchanan Co, VA,
son of William B. and Margaret Gillespie, married on 6 Jan 1864, Mary Jane Matney, age 17 yr, 7 mon, 14 days,
daughter of Jefferson and Julian Ann Matney. Married by Patton J. Lockhart.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, pages 387-389.
William Bowen Gillespie; born on 14 Feb 1810; married first, Margaret Peery, daughter of James, on 25 Mar 1830;
served in Civil War for 1 year; married second, Elizabeth Strattoin, daughter of Charles Stratton.
3. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", 1845-1853, Register #2, Page 27, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
William B. Gillespie married Elizabeth Stratton on 26 Dec 1850 in Tazewell Co, VA, by David Young.
4. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 6 Aug 1850, Page 251A, Family #493.
Listed as William Gillespie, age 40, born in VA, carpenter, in household of James Harrison.


Margaret Peery

1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1864, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
James H. Gillespie, age 31 yr, 11 mon, 23 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, clerk, living in Buchanan Co, VA,
son of William B. and Margaret Gillespie, married on 6 Jan 1864, Mary Jane Matney, age 17 yr, 7 mon, 14 days,
daughter of Jefferson and Julian Ann Matney. Married by Patton J. Lockhart.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 387.
William Bowen Gillespie; born on 14 Feb 1810; married Margaret Peery, daughter of James, on 25 Mar 1830;
served in Civil War for 1 year.


Jeremiah Farmer

1. E-mail, from James J. Goode, jjg26@hotmail.com, 19 May 2002.
Charlotte Graham; daughter of Samuel and Mary Graham; married Allanson
Farmer in Pulaski Co, VA; was there in 1840 Census; maved to Tazewell Co,
VA: husband, Allanson, died in Civil War at Saltville, VA, after only 20 days
of enlistment; listed in Carroll Co, VA in 1870; in Tazewell Co, VA in 1880:
moved to Wayne Co, WV in 1880 with son, Samuel and his wife, Charlotte Rhudy
Farmer; then went to Oregon with several of her children including Allanson
Farmer, Jr; died in Oregon.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 24 Sep 1850, Page
303B, Family #1208.
Listed as George Farmer, age 12, born in VA, in household of father,
Allanson Farmer. (Probably not the same person).
3. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, Thompson Valley P.O., taken
on 20 Jul 1860, Page 812, Family #855.
Listed as Jeremiah Farmer, age 19, born in VA, in household of father,
Allanson Farmer.
4. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1864, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Jeremiah Farmer, age 23, born in Pulaski Co, VA, son of Hanson and Charlotte Farmer, married on
19 Jan 1864 Susannah Kinder, age 23 yr, 4 mon, born in Smyth Co, VA, daughter of Jacob and
Elizabeth J. Kinder. Married by S. Rhudy.
5. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Kinder Search, 24 Jul 2003, submitted by Tom Doyle,
hoosier@dmrtc.net.
Jeremiah Farmer; born on 30 Dec 1840 in Pulaski Co, VA; died on 2 Jan 1919 in St. Joseph,
Buchanan Co, MO.


Susannah Kinder

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 6 Jul 1850, page 219A, Family #60.
Listed as Susana Kinder, age 9, born in VA, in household of father, Jacob Kinder.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1864, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Jeremiah Farmer, age 23, born in Pulaski Co, VA, son of Hanson and Charlotte Farmer, married on
19 Jan 1864 Susannah Kinder, age 23 yr, 4 mon, born in Smyth Co, VA, daughter of Jacob and
Elizabeth J. Kinder. Married by S. Rhudy.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Kinder Search, 24 Jul 2003, submitted by Tom Doyle,
hoosier@dmrtc.net.
Susannah Kinder; born on 20 Sep 1841 in Thompson Valley, Smyth Co, VA; died on 9 Oct 1918.


Peter E. Ratliff

1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1864, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
James W. Day, age 24 yr, 11 mon, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of James and Esther Day, married on
25 Jan 1864 Louisa S. Ratliff, age 19 yr, 2 mon, 10 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Peter
and Mary A. Ratliff. Married by William P. Linkous.
2. Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Peter Ratliff
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 2 Sep 1841
Marriage Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Spouse:
Mary Ann Young"


Mary Ann Young

1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1864, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
James W. Day, age 24 yr, 11 mon, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of James and Esther Day, married on
25 Jan 1864 Louisa S. Ratliff, age 19 yr, 2 mon, 10 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Peter
and Mary A. Ratliff. Married by William P. Linkous.
2. Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Peter Ratliff
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 2 Sep 1841
Marriage Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Spouse:
Mary Ann Young"


Thomas Smith

1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1864, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Thomas Smith, age 23, born in Tazewell Co, VA, soldier, son of William and Sapphira Smith, married on 3 Feb 1864
Ann Eliza Steel, age 24, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Shadrack and Christina Steel. Married by William
P. Linkous.


Ann Eliza Steele

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 314B, Family #1370.
Listed as Eliza Steel, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, Shadrack
Steel.
2. 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? (Horten, see
Reference #2) 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.
3. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1864, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Thomas Smith, age 23, born in Tazewell Co, VA, soldier, son of William and Sapphira Smith, married on 3 Feb 1864
Ann Eliza Steel, age 24, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Shadrack and Christina Steel. Married by William
P. Linkous.


John Grills

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 72.
John Grills married Adaline Yost on 29 Jan 1824 in Tazewell Co, VA by John Perry.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 10 Jul 1850, Page 223B, Family #128.
Listed as John Grills, age 50, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
3. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Croftsville PO, taken on 18 Jun 1860, Page 727, Family #259.
Listed as John Grills, age 60, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
4. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1862, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
James E. Miller, age 28 yr, 7 mon, 10 days, born in Pulaski Co, VA, son of Darius and Sarah Miller, married
on 30 Apr 1862, Emily Grills, age 20 yr, 1 mon, 24 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of John and Adaline
Grills. Married by Edward Vertizar.
5. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1864, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
John Grills, age 60, born in Tazewell Co, VA, widowed, son of John and Sally Grills, married on 18 Feb 1864
Elizabeth Tabor, age 57, born in Tazewell Co, VA, widow, daughter of John and Debroah Perry. Married by
James Calfee.
6. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 150; Will Book #4, page 55.
John Grills; will probated in Nov 1868; devises property to: wife, Elizabeth; to children: Cornelius, Elizabeth Jenkins,
Christina Thompson, Sarah Bowling, Martha Thompson, Mary McNeeleys, Emily Miller, Victoria and Harriett Grills.


Elizabeth Perry

1. "Annals of Tazewell...", Harman, Vol II, page 510.
Elizabeth Perry; born on 29 Jan 1806; daughter of John "Silversmith" and
Debroah Kidd Perry; married (________) Tabor.
2. "Annals of Tazewell...", Harman, Vol I, page 80.
Elizabeth Perry married William Tabor on 2 Aug 1827 in Tazewell Co, VA.
3. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1864, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
John Grills, age 60, born in Tazewell Co, VA, widowed, son of John and Sally Grills, married on 18 Feb 1864
Elizabeth Tabor, age 57, born in Tazewell Co, VA, widow, daughter of John and Debroah Perry. Married by
James Calfee.
4. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 150; Will Book #4, page 55.
John Grills; will probated in Nov 1868; devises property to: wife, Elizabeth; to children: Cornelius, Elizabeth Jenkins,
Christina Thompson, Sarah Bowling, Martha Thompson, Mary McNeeleys, Emily Miller, Victoria and Harriett Grills.
5. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 20 Jul 1850, Page 230B, Family #214.
Listed as Elizabeth Peery, age 41, born in VA, in household of Hiram Peery.


James R. McMeans

1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1865, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
James R. McMeans, age 30, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Elihu and Nancy McMeans, married on 27 Dec 1865
Victoria Grills, age 24, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of John and Adaline Grills. Married by Edward Vertigans.


Louisa Victoria Grills

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 10 Jul 1850, Page 223B, Family #128.
Listed as Victoria Grills, age 12, born in VA, in houshold of father, John Grills.
2. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Croftsville PO, taken on 18 Jun 1860, Page 727, Family #259.
Listed as Louisa V. Grills, age 19, born in VA, in household of father, John Grills.
3. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1865, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
James R. McMeans, age 30, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Elihu and Nancy McMeans, married on 27 Dec 1865
Victoria Grills, age 24, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of John and Adaline Grills. Married by Edward Vertigans.
4. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 150; Will Book #4, page 55.
John Grills; will probated in Nov 1868; devises property to: wife, Elizabeth; to children: Cornelius, Elizabeth Jenkins,
Christina Thompson, Sarah Bowling, Martha Thompson, Mary McNeeleys, Emily Miller, Victoria and Harriett Grills.


Thomas Richard Bandy

1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1865, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Thomas R. Bandy, age 35 yr, 7 mon, 21 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Thomas C. and Sally
Bandy, married on 18 Feb 1864 Eliza Sayers, age 21, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Jesse
and Hannah Sayers. Married by William P. Linkous.


Eliza Sayers

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 29 Sep 1850, Page 308A, Family #1277.
Listed as Eliza Sawyers, age 7, born in VA, in household of father, Jesse Sayers.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1865, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Thomas R. Bandy, age 35 yr, 7 mon, 21 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Thomas C. and Sally Bandy,
married on 18 Feb 1864 Eliza Sayers, age 21, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Jesse and Hannah Sayers.
Married by William P. Linkous.


Jesse Sayers

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 29 Sep 1850, Page 308A, Family #1277.
Listed as Jesse Sawyers, age 56, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1865, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Thomas R. Bandy, age 35 yr, 7 mon, 21 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Thomas C. and Sally Bandy,
married on 18 Feb 1864 Eliza Sayers, age 21, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Jesse and Hannah Sayers.
Married by William P. Linkous.


Hannah

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 29 Sep 1850, Page 308A, Family #1277.
Listed as Hannah Sawyers, age 47, born in VA, in household of husband, Jesse Sayers.
1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1865, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Thomas R. Bandy, age 35 yr, 7 mon, 21 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Thomas C. and Sally Bandy,
married on 18 Feb 1864 Eliza Sayers, age 21, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Jesse and Hannah Sayers.
Married by William P. Linkous.


Anthony Sayers

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 29 Sep 1850, Page 308A, Family #1277.
Listed as Anthony Sawyers, age 20, born in VA, in household of father, Jesse Sayers.


Jacob Sayers

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 29 Sep 1850, Page 308A, Family #1277.
Listed as Jacob Sawyers, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, Jesse Sayers.


Letha Sayers

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 29 Sep 1850, Page 308A, Family #1277.
Listed as Letha Sawyers, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, Jesse Sayers.


Louisa J. Sayers

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 29 Sep 1850, Page 308A, Family #1277.
Listed as Louisa J. Sawyers, age 2, born in VA, in household of father, Jesse Sayers.