McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


William Ferguson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #26.
Listed as William Ferguson, age 40, born in TN, farmer, head of household.


Mary "Polly"

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #26.
Listed as Polly Ferguson, age 41, born in VA, in household of husband, William Ferguson.


Eldridge Ferguson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #26.
Listed as Eldridge Ferguson, age 20, born in VA, in household of father, William Ferguson.


Elizabeth Ferguson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #26.
Listed as Elizabeth Ferguson, age 16, born in VA, in household of father, William Ferguson.


Caroline Ferguson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #26.
Listed as Caroline Ferguson, age 12, born in VA, in household of father, William Ferguson.


Lydia Ferguson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #26.
Listed as Lidia Ferguson, age 10, born in VA, in household of father, William Ferguson.


Mary Ferguson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #26.
Listed as Mary Ferguson, age 8, born in VA, in household of father, William Ferguson.


Jesse Ferguson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #26.
Listed as Jesse Ferguson, age 5, born in VA, in household of father, William Ferguson.


Eliza Ferguson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #26.
Listed as Eliza Ferguson, age 1, born in VA, in household of father, William Ferguson.


Granville Henderson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #27.
Listed as Granville Henderson, age 30, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Sarah

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #27.
Listed as Sarah Henderson, age 25, born in VA, in household of husband, Granville Henderson.


William Henderson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #27.
Listed as William Henderson, age 7, born in VA, in household of father, Granville Henderson.


David Henderson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #27.
Listed as David Henderson, age 5, born in VA, in household of father, Granville Henderson.


Elizabeth Henderson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #27.
Listed as Elizabeth Henderson, age 4, born in VA, in household of father, Granville Henderson.


Nancy Henderson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #27.
Listed as Nancy Henderson, age 2, born in VA, in household of father, Granville Henderson.


Martha Henderson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #27.
Listed as Martha Henderson, age 1, born in VA, in household of father, Granville Henderson.


Henry Dills

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #28.
Listed as Henry Dills, age 34, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Jane

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #28.
Listed as Jane Dills, age 19, born in TN, in household of husband, Henry Dills.


Henry Dills

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #28.
Listed as Henry Dills, age 34, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


James Dills

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 3 Jul 1850, Page 216A, Family #28.
Listed as James Dills, age 6, born in VA, in household of father, Henry Dills.


William K. Higginbotham

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 464.
William K. Higginbotham; son of "Old" Moses Higginbotham; born in 1785; married Elizabeth Boling
in 1806; served as lieutenant in Capt. William Gillespie's company in defense of Norfolk in 1807;
farmer and blacksmith; lived and died in Thompson Valley; buried on his homeplace; eight children:
David, Jennie, Polly (married Jacob Asbury, moved to CA), Rebecca, Bettie (both unmarried, lived
and died in Thompson Valley), Moses (married _______Asbury, went west), James (married Vicie
Turley) and Balaam Washington (married Priscilla Turley).
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 51; Register #1, page 7.
Marriages performed by David Ward between 24 Sep 1805 and 28 May 1807.
William K. Higginbotham and Elizabeth Boling.
3. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #35.
Listed as William Higginbotham, age 63, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Elizabeth Bolen

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 464.
William K. Higginbotham; son of "Old" Moses Higginbotham; born in 1785; married Elizabeth Boling
in 1806; served as lieutenant in Capt. William Gillespie's company in defense of Norfolk in 1807;
farmer and blacksmith; lived and died in Thompson Valley; buried on his homeplace; eight children:
David, Jennie, Polly (married Jacob Asbury, moved to CA), Rebecca, Bettie (both unmarried, lived
and died in Thompson Valley), Moses (married _______Asbury, went west), James (married Vicie
Turley) and Balaam Washington (married Priscilla Turley).
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 51; Register #1, page 7.
Marriages performed by David Ward between 24 Sep 1805 and 28 May 1807.
William K. Higginbotham and Elizabeth Boling.


Elizabeth "Betsy" Higginbotham

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #35.
Listed as Betsy Higginbotham, age 36, born in VA, in household of father, William K. Higginbotham.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 464.
William K. Higginbotham; son of "Old" Moses Higginbotham; born in 1785; married Elizabeth Boling
in 1806; served as lieutenant in Capt. William Gillespie's company in defense of Norfolk in 1807;
farmer and blacksmith; lived and died in Thompson Valley; buried on his homeplace; eight children:
David, Jennie, Polly (married Jacob Asbury, moved to CA), Rebecca, Bettie (both unmarried, lived
and died in Thompson Valley), Moses (married _______Asbury, went west), James (married Vicie
Turley) and Balaam Washington (married Priscilla Turley).


Rebecca Higginbotham

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #35.
Listed as Rebecca Higginbotham, age 21, born in VA, in household of father, William K. Higginbotham.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 464.
William K. Higginbotham; son of "Old" Moses Higginbotham; born in 1785; married Elizabeth Boling
in 1806; served as lieutenant in Capt. William Gillespie's company in defense of Norfolk in 1807;
farmer and blacksmith; lived and died in Thompson Valley; buried on his homeplace; eight children:
David, Jennie, Polly (married Jacob Asbury, moved to CA), Rebecca, Bettie (both unmarried, lived
and died in Thompson Valley), Moses (married _______Asbury, went west), James (married Vicie
Turley) and Balaam Washington (married Priscilla Turley).


Balaam Washington Higginbotham

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #34.
Listed as B.W. Higginbotham, age 26, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 464.
Balaam Washington Higginbotham; born on 2 Oct 1822; died on 21 Jan 1889 in Thompson Valley;
married Priscilla Turley in 1840. Priscilla died on 2 Jul 1884.


Priscilla Turley

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #34.
Listed as Priscilla Higginbotham, age 30, born in VA, in household of husband, Balaam W.
Higginbotham.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 464.
Balaam Washington Higginbotham; born on 2 Oct 1822; died on 21 Jan 1889 in Thompson Valley;
married Priscilla Turley in 1840. Priscilla died on 2 Jul 1884.


Reese Thompson Higginbotham

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #34.
Listed as Rees T. Higginbotham, age 9, born in VA, in household of father, Balaam W.
Higginbotham.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 464.
Reese Thompson Higginbotham; born on 16 Aug 1841; son of Balaam W. and Priscilla Turley
Higginbotham; married Vicie Moore, daughter of William T. Moore, in 1875; moved to Greenbrier Co,
WV where he died.


Letitha Higginbotham

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #34.
Listed as Lettitia Higginbotham, age 3, born in VA, in household of father, Balaam W.
Higginbotham.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 464.
Lettie Higginbotham; born 29 Sep 1848; daughter of Balaam W. and Priscilla Turley Higginbotham.


Hannah Higginbotham

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 464.
Hannah Higginbotham; daughter of Balaam W. and Priscilla Turley Higginbotham; married T. Z. Cecil.


Laura Higginbotham

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 464.
Laura Higginbotham; born on 24 Sep 1855; daughter of Balaam W. and Priscilla Turley Higginbotham.


Alice Higginbotham

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 464.
Alice Higginbotham; born on 22 Oct 1856; daughter of Balaam W. and Priscilla Turley Higginbotham.


John A. Higginbotham

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 464.
John A. Higginbotham; born on 22 Feb 1860; son of Balaam W. and Priscilla Turley Higginbotham.


James Witten Thompson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #36.
Listed as James Thompson, age 26, born in VA, in household of father, William H. Thompson.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Thompson Search, 17 Jun 2003, submitted by Harold Ward,
haroldw1@juno.com.
James Witten Thompson; born on 16 Jun 1824 in Thompson Valley, Tazewell Co, VA; died on 15
Jun 1881; married Mary Alexander on 21 Aug 1862 in Polk Co, TN.


Mary Alexander

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Thompson Search, 17 Jun 2003, submitted by Harold Ward,
haroldw1@juno.com.
James Witten Thompson; born on 16 Jun 1824 in Thompson Valley, Tazewell Co, VA; died on 15
Jun 1881; married Mary Alexander on 21 Aug 1862 in Polk Co, TN.
Mary Alexander; born on 10 Feb 1835 in Monroe Co, TN; died on 15 Jan 1902 at Cedar Bluff, Tazewell
Co, VA.


John Montgomery Thompson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #36.
Listed as John Thompson, age 24, born in VA, in household of father, William H. Thompson.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Thompson Search, 17 Jun 2003, submitted by Harold Ward,
haroldw1@juno.com.
John Montgomery Thompson; born on 9 Sep 1826 in Thompson Valley, Tazewell Co, VA; died on
5 Jan 1897; married Eliza Higginbotham on 8 Dec 1875 in Tazewell Co, VA.


Eliza Higginbotham

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #34.
Listed as Eliza Higginbotham, age 7, born in VA, in household of father, Balaam W.
Higginbotham.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 464.
Eliza Higginbotham; born on 29 Jan 1843; daughter of Balaam W. and Priscilla Turley Higginbotham;
married John M. Thompson on 10 Dec 1875.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Thompson Search, 17 Jun 2003, submitted by Harold Ward,
haroldw1@juno.com.
John Montgomery Thompson; born on 9 Sep 1826 in Thompson Valley, Tazewell Co, VA; died on
5 Jan 1897; married Eliza Higginbotham on 8 Dec 1875 in Tazewell Co, VA.
Eliza Higginbotham; bron on 29 Jan 1843; died on 21 Sep 1919 in Tazewell Co, VA.


Edward Rutledge Thompson

1. "Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell Co, Virginia", Netti Schreiner-Yantis,
"Tazewell Co Death Records, 1853-1871", page 224/225.
James Thompson; died of rheumatism on 10 Apr 1858 in Thompson Valley; age 49
yr, 1 mo, and 12 days; son of Archibald and Rebecca Thompson; husband of
Mary Thompson; information provided by son, Edward R. Thompson.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, James Thompson Search, 19 Sep 2002, submitted by
R. Lyle Brown, rlylebrown@yahoo.com.
James Buchanan; born on 26 Feb 1809 in Tazewell Co, VA; died on 10 Apr 1858
in Tazewell Co, VA; son of Archibald and Rebecca Peery Thompson; married
first, Mary A. Rutledge; married second, Mary J.S. Thompson, daughter of
William and Levicy Gillespie Thompson.
Edward Rutledge Thompson; born on 7 Oct 1834; died on 10 Mar 1896; son of
James and Mary A. Rutledge Thompson; married Eleanor T. Thompson, daughter
of William Henry and Matilda Whitten Thompson, on 9 Sep 1858 in Tazewell Co
VA.
3. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Western District, taken on 6 Jul 1850, Page
219A, Family #61.
Listed as Ed R. Thompson, age 15, born in VA, in household of father,
James B. Thompson.
4. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Thompson Search, 17 Jun 2003, submitted by Harold Ward,
haroldw1@juno.com.
Eleanor T. Thompson; born on 1 Jun 1840; died on 3 Oct 1903; married Edward
Rutledge Thompson,son of James Buchanan and Mary A. Rutledge Thompson, on 9 Sep
1858 in Tazewell Co, VA.


Eleanor T. Thompson

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #36.
Listed as Elenor Thompson, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, William H. Thompson.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Thompson Search, 17 Jun 2003, submitted by Harold Ward,
haroldw1@juno.com.
Eleanor T. Thompson; born on 1 Jun 1840; died on 3 Oct 1903; married Edward Rutledge Thompson,
son of James Buchanan and Mary A. Rutledge Thompson, on 9 Sep 1858 in Tazewell Co, VA.


James Edmundson Hayter

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Thompson Search, 17 Jun 2003, submitted by Harold Ward,
haroldw1@juno.com.
Louisa Bowen Thompson; born on 9 Oct 1828 in Thompson Valley, Tazewell Co, VA; died on 8 May
1879 in Washington Co, VA; married James Edmundson Hayter on 7 Oct 1847 in Washington Co, VA.
James E. Hayter; born on 26 Oct 1827; died on 28 Aug 1880.


Louisa Bowen Thompson

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Thompson Search, 17 Jun 2003, submitted by Harold Ward,
haroldw1@juno.com.
Louisa Bowen Thompson; born on 9 Oct 1828 in Thompson Valley, Tazewell Co, VA; died on 8 May
1879 in Washington Co, VA; married James Edmundson Hayter on 7 Oct 1847 in Washington Co, VA.