McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Gabriel Lowder

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, VolII, page 414.
John Lowder; married Catherine Gose, daughter of Phillip Gose, on 7 Oct 1825; three children: Fielding, David and
Gabriel.
Gabriel Lowder; married Harriett Heninger.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 1 Jul 1850, Page 214B, Family #5.
Listed as Gabriel Louder, age 26, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
3. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Tumbling Creek and Thompson Valley PO's, taken on 14 Jul 1860, Page 796,
Family #741.
Listed as Gabriel Lowder, age 30, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Harriett Heninger

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 12 Aug 1850, Page 259B, Family #610. Listed as Harriett Henager, age 15, born in VA, in household of father, Phillip Heninger.
2. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Tumbling Creek and Thompson Valley PO's, taken on 14 Jul 1860, Page 796,
Family #741.
Listed as Harret Lowder, age 23, born in VA, in household of husband, Gabriel Lowder.


Martha Lowder

1. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Tumbling Creek and Thompson Valley PO's, taken on 14 Jul 1860, Page 796,
Family #741.
Listed as Martha Lowder, age 4, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel Lowder.


Reese Lowder

1. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Tumbling Creek and Thompson Valley PO's, taken on 14 Jul 1860, Page 796,
Family #741.
Listed as Reese Lowder, age 1, born in VA, in household of father, Gabriel Lowder.


James J. Belton

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #29.
Listed as James J. Belton, age 27, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1866, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
David J. French, age 34, born in Smyth Co, VA, son of John C. and Mary French, married on 5 Apr 1866 Mary Belton,
age 16, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of T. (sic, J.) J. and Sarah Belton. Married by S.H. Chidday.


Sarah

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #29.
Listed as Sarah Belton, age 27, born in VA, in household of husband, James J. Belton.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1866, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
David J. French, age 34, born in Smyth Co, VA, son of John C. and Mary French, married on 5 Apr 1866 Mary Belton,
age 16, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of T. (sic, J.) J. and Sarah Belton. Married by S.H. Chidday.


Flora Belton

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #29.
Listed as Flora Belton, age 7, born in VA, in household of father, James J. Belton.


Peggy Belton

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #29.
Listed as Peggy Belton, age 5, born in VA, in household of father, James J. Belton.


David J. French

1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1866, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
David J. French, age 34, born in Smyth Co, VA, son of John C. and Mary French, married on 5 Apr
1866 Mary Belton, age 16, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of T. (sic, J.) J. and Sarah Belton.
Married by S.H. Chidday.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, David French Search, 3 Oct 2003, submitted by Pat M. Stevens IV,
pat@patmstevens.com.
David J. French; born about 1831; son of John C. and Mary Prater French; married Sarah (sic, Mary)
Felton (sic, Belton) on 5 Apr 1866 in Tazewell Co, VA.
3. 1850 Census, Smyth Co, VA, District 40; taken on 3 Aug 1850, Page 177A, Family #280/284.
Listed as David French, age 18, born in VA, in household of father, John C. French.
4. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Western District; Tumbling Creek PO; taken on 17 Jul 1860;
Page 802; Family #788/773.
Listed as David French; age 29; born in VA; in household of father, John C. French.


Mary Belton

1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1866, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
David J. French, age 34, born in Smyth Co, VA, son of John C. and Mary French, married on 5 Apr 1866 Mary Belton,
age 16, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of T. (sic, J.) J. and Sarah Belton. Married by S.H. Chidday.


John Craven French Jr

1. 1850 Census, Smyth Co, VA, District 40; taken on 3 Aug 1850, Page 177A, Family #280/284.
Listed as John C. French, age 39, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
2. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Western District; Tumbling Creek PO; taken on 17 Jul 1860;
Page 802; Family #788/773.
Listed as John French; age 50; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, David French Search, 3 Oct 2003, submitted by Pat M. Stevens IV,
pat@patmstevens.com.
John C. French; born about 1811; son of John Craven and Elizabeth Goodyhew French; married
Mary Parter; children: David J.; Malinda Adaline; Emaline J., and Darcus Louisa French.
4. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1866, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
David J. French, age 34, born in Smyth Co, VA, son of John C. and Mary French, married on 5 Apr
1866 Mary Belton, age 16, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of T. (sic, J.) J. and Sarah Belton.
Married by S.H. Chidday.
5. E-mail; 26 Sep 2008; from Mara French; Web Site Research Posted at:
http://www.frenchfamilyassoc.com/FFA/CHARTS/Chart175/index.htm


Mary Prater

1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1866, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
David J. French, age 34, born in Smyth Co, VA, son of John C. and Mary French, married on 5 Apr
1866 Mary Belton,
age 16, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of T. (sic, J.) J. and Sarah Belton. Married by S.H. Chidday.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, David French Search, 3 Oct 2003, submitted by Pat M. Stevens IV,
pat@patmstevens.com.
John C. French; born about 1811; son of John Craven and Elizabeth Goodyhew French; married
Mary Parter; children: David J.; Malinda Adaline; Emaline J., and Darcus Louisa French.
Mary Prater; born about 1806.
3. 1850 Census, Smyth Co, VA, District 40; taken on 3 Aug 1850, Page 177A, Family #280/284.
Listed as Mary French, age 44, born in VA, in household of husband, John C. French.
4. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Western District; Tumbling Creek PO; taken on 17 Jul 1860;
Page 802; Family #788/773.
Listed as Polly French; age 57; born in VA; in household of husband, John C. French.


Richard French

1. 1850 Census, Smyth Co, VA, taken on 3 Aug 1850, Page 177B, Family #280.
Listed as Richard French, age 13, born in VA, in household of father, John C. French.


Rachel French

1. 1850 Census, Smyth Co, VA, taken on 3 Aug 1850, Page 177B, Family #280.
Listed as Rachel French, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, John C. French.
2. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Western District; Tumbling Creek PO; taken on 17 Jul 1860;
Page 802; Family #788/773.
Listed as Rachel French; age 21; born in VA; in household of father, John C. French.


Samuel Rains

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, David French Search, 3 Oct 2003, submitted by pat@patmstevens.com
Dorcas Louisa French; born abt 1839 in Tazewell Co, VA; died on 7 Feb 1895; married first, William
E. Golding in Feb 1854 in Smyth Co, VA; second, Samuel Raynes (sic, Rains) on 3 Sep 1863 in Tazewell Co, VA.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1863, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Samuel Raynes, age 26, born in Kanawha Co, VA (WV), soldier, son of William and Lucy Rayne, married on 3 Sep
1863 Dorcas Golden, age 29, born in Smyth Co, VA, widow, daughter of John and Mary French. Married by F.A. Farley.


Darcus Louise French

1. 1850 Census, Smyth Co, VA, District 40; taken on 3 Aug 1850, Page 177A, Family #280/284.
Listed as Darcus French, age 16, born in VA, in household of father, John C. French.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Julia French Search, 15 Jun 2003, submitted by pat@patmstevens.com
Dorcas Louisa French; born on 5 Mar 1835 in Smyth Co, VA; died on 7 Feb 1896; buried in
Thessalia Methodist Cemetery, Giles Co, WV (sic, WV); married first, William E. Golding in Feb 1854
in Smyth Co, VA; second, Samuel Raynes (sic, Rains) on 3 Sep 1863 in Tazewell Co, VA.
3. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Tumbling Creek/Maiden Spring Districts, taken on 17/18 Jul 1860,
Page 803, Family #787.
Listed as Dorcas Golding, age 25, born in VA, in household of husband, William E. Golding.
4. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1863, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Samuel Raynes, age 26, born in Kanawha Co, VA (WV), soldier, son of William and Lucy Rayne,
married on 3 Sep 1863 Dorcas Golden, age 29, born in Smyth Co, VA, widow, daughter of John and
Mary French. Married by F.A. Farley.


Seth Nicholas

1. "Marriage Index: KY, NC, TN, VA, WV 1728-1850, CD #229, Family Tree Maker.
Seth Nicholas married Patsy Moore on 1 Nov 1837 in Wythe Co, VA.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #30.
Listed as Seth Nicholas, age 34, born in NC, farmer, head of household.


Martha "Patsy" Moore

1. "Marriage Index: KY, NC, TN, VA, WV 1728-1850, CD #229, Family Tree Maker.
Seth Nicholas married Patsy Moore on 1 Nov 1837 in Wythe Co, VA.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #30.
Listed as Martha Nicholas, age 36, born in NC, in household of husband, Seth Nicholas.


Catherine Nicholas

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #30.
Listed as Catherine Nicholas, age 12, born in VA, in household of father, Seth Nicholas.


Martha Nicholas

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #30.
Listed as Martha Nicholas, age 10, born in VA, in household of father, Seth Nicholas.


Susan Nicholas

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #30.
Listed as Susan Nicholas, age 10, born in VA, in household of father, Seth Nicholas.


Susanna Nicholas

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #30.
Listed as Susanna Nicholas, age 8, born in VA, in household of father, Seth Nicholas.


Frances Nicholas

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #30.
Listed as Francis Nicholas, age 6, born in VA, in household of father, Seth Nicholas.


Wiley W. Nicholas

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #30.
Listed as Wiley W. Nicholas, age 5, born in VA, in household of father, Seth Nicholas.


John F. Nicholas

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #30.
Listed as John F. Nicholas, age 3, born in VA, in household of father, Seth Nicholas.


Joseph Gautier

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #31.
Listed as Joseph Gautier, age 55, born in NC, farmer, head of household.


Francis

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #31.
Listed as Frances Gautier, age 38, born in VA, in household of husband, Joseph Gautier.


Joseph D. Gautier

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #31.
Listed as Joseph D. Gautier, age 14, born in VA, in household of father, Joseph Gautier.
(This may be a child of Joseph's by prior marriage. Joseph's wife, Frances was 23 years younger than Jsoeph)


William B. Gautier

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #31.
Listed as William B. Gautier, age 4, born in VA, in household of father, Joseph Gautier.


Margaret Gautier

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #31.
Listed as Margaret Gautier, age 2, born in VA, in household of father, Joseph Gautier.


William Bolen

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 51.
William Boling married Levina Asberry between 24 Sep 1805 and 28 May 1807, by David Ward.
(No specific dates were given by David Ward)
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #32.
Listed as William Boling, age 61, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
3. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1858, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
William Boling, age 66, born in Tazewell Co, VA, widowed, son of Jared and Ellen Boling, married on
2 Jun 1858 Elizabeth Rich, age 22, born in Wythe Co, VA, daughter of Jeremiah and Rose Rich.
Married by Gideon Scifers.


Lavina H. Asbury

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 51.
William Boling married Levina Asberry between 24 Sep 1805 and 28 May 1807, by David Ward.
(No specific dates were given by David Ward)
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 4 Jul 1850, Page 216B, Family #32.
Listed as Lavina H. Boling, age 58, born in VA, in hosuehold of husband, William Bowling.


Robert Brooks

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 5 Jul 1850, Page 217A, Family #40.
Listed as Robert Brooks, age 49, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 110.
Robert Brooks married Sarah Ann Vincil on 12 Sep 1839 in Tazewell Co, VA, by David Young.


Sarah Ann Vincel

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 5 Jul 1850, Page 217A, Family #40.
Listed as Sarah Ann Brooks, age 35, born in VA, in household of husband, Robert Brooks.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 110.
Robert Brooks married Sarah Ann Vincil on 12 Sep 1839 in Tazewell Co, VA, by David Young.


Amanda S. Brooks

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 5 Jul 1850, Page 217A, Family #40.
Listed as Amanda S. Brooks, age 10, born in VA, in household of father, Robert Brooks.


Adaline Virginia Brooks

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 5 Jul 1850, Page 217A, Family #40.
Listed as Adaline Va. Brooks, age 8, born in VA, in household of father, Robert Brooks.


Robert Oscar Brooks

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 5 Jul 1850, Page 217A, Family #40.
Listed as Robert Oscar Brooks, age 6, born in VA, in household of father, Robert Brooks.


Andrew Jackson Brooks

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 5 Jul 1850, Page 217A, Family #40.
Listed as Andrew Jackson Brooks, age 4, born in VA, "good boy", in household of father, Robert Brooks.


Wiley Winton Brooks

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 5 Jul 1850, Page 217A, Family #40.
Listed as Wiley W. Brooks, age 2, born in VA, in household of father, Robert Brooks.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Robert Brooks Search 3 Oct 2003, submitted by Raymond Stephens, rstephens@bellsouth.net.
Wiley Winton Brooks; born on 5 Mar 1848 in Tazewell Co, VA; died on 12 Apr 1926 in Sulfur Springs, FL (sic?); married
Nancy Elizabeth Michael.


Benjamin Chapman Blackwell

1. "Marriage Index:, KY, NC, TN, VA, WV 1728-1850", CD #229, Family Tree Maker.
Benjamin Blackwell married Elizabeth Clare on 25 Jul 1833 in Smyth Co, VA.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Western District; taken on 5 Jul 1850; Page 217A; Image 7 of 213;
Family #41.
Listed as Benjamin Blackwell; age 45; born in VA; farmer; head of household.


Elizabeth M. "Betty" Clare

1. "Marriage Index:, KY, NC, TN, VA, WV 1728-1850", CD #229, Family Tree Maker.
Benjamin Blackwell married Elizabeth Clare on 25 Jul 1833 in Smyth Co, VA.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Western District; taken on 5 Jul 1850; Page 217A; Image 7 of 213;
Family #41.
Listed as Elizabeth Blackwell, age 45, born in VA, in household of husband, Banjamin Blackwell.
3. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Western District; Thompson Valley PO; taken on 20/24 Jul 1860;
Page 814; Image 18 of 98; Family #863/848.
Listed as Betsy Blackwell; age 50; born in VA; head of household.


Mary Blackwell

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Western District; taken on 5 Jul 1850; Page 217A; Image 7 of 213;
Family #41.
Listed as Mary Blackwell, age 8, born in VA, in household of father, Benjamin Blackwell.
2. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Western District; Thompson Valley PO; taken on 20/24 Jul 1860;
Page 814; Image 18 of 98; Family #863/848.
Listed as Mary Blackwell; age 16; born in VA; in household of mother, Elizabeth Clare Blackwell.