McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


David Young Bolen

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 463.
Fannie Higginbotham; daughter of "Old" Moses; married Ballaam Bowling on 15 Feb 1816; lived on head of
Pounding Mill Branch; from court records, Balaam died in 1842; six children: David, Harvey, William, Jane, Betty and
Ellen.
David Bowlin; married; lived near parents; children: Solomon, Clinton, and Annis Bowlin.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 7 Aug 1850, Page 252A, Family #507
Listed as David J. Bowlin, age 26, born in VA, in household of mother, Frances Higginbotham Bowling.
3. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1861, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
David Young Bolen, age 36 yrs, 10 mons, 25 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Ralaam (sic, Ballaam) and
Frances Bolen, married on 1 Apr 1861 Rebecca Spence, age 27 yrs, 10 mons, 28 days, born in Patrick Co, VA,
daughter of Drury and Jane Spence. Married by J.J. Greever.


Rebecca Spence

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 463.
Fannie Higginbotham; daughter of "Old" Moses; married Ballaam Bowling on 15 Feb 1816; lived on head of
Pounding Mill Branch; from court records, Balaam died in 1842; six children: David, Harvey, William, Jane, Betty and
Ellen.
David Bowlin; married; lived near parents; children: Solomon, Clinton, and Annis Bowlin.
2. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1861, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
David Young Bolen, age 36 yrs, 10 mons, 25 days, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Ralaam (sic, Ballaam) and
Frances Bolen, married on 1 Apr 1861 Rebecca Spence, age 27 yrs, 10 mons, 28 days, born in Patrick Co, VA,
daughter of Drury and Jane Spence. Married by J.J. Greever.


Peter B. Dills

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 19 Jul 1850, Page 230A, Family #207.
Listed as Peter B. Dills, age 12, born in VA, in household of father, Henry W. Dills.
2. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1861, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Peter B. Dills, age 23, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Henry W. and Julia B. Dills, married on 11 Apr 1861 Bettie
A. Ferguson, age 19, born in Craig Co, VA, daughter of Henry C. and M.A. Ferguson.


Bettie A. Ferguson

1. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1861, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Peter B. Dills, age 23, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Henry W. and Julia B. Dills, married on 11 Apr 1861 Bettie
A. Ferguson, age 19, born in Craig Co, VA, daughter of Henry C. and M.A. Ferguson.


John P. Smith

1. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1861, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
John P. Smith, age 23 yrs, 11 mons, 14 days, born in Washington Co, VA, son of James and Caroline Smith, married
on 16 Apr 1861 Mary Eleanor Barnett, age 18, born in Wytheville, daughter of Philip and Mary Barnett.


Mary Eleanor Barnett

1. 1850 Census, Wythe Co, VA, taken on 6 Jul 1850, page 228A, Family #54.
Listed as Mary E. Barnett, age 7, born in VA, in household of father, Phillip Barnett.
2. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Court House PO, taken on 17 Aug 1860, Page 896, Family #1436.
Listed as Ellen J. Barnett, age 16, born in VA, in household of father, Phillip Barnett.
3. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1861, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
John P. Smith, age 23 yrs, 11 mons, 14 days, born in Washington Co, VA, son of James and Caroline
Smith, married on 16 Apr 1861 Mary Eleanor Barnett, age 18, born in Wytheville, daughter of Philip and
Mary Barnett.


James Major Gullion

1. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Burk's Garden P.O., taken on 11 Jul 1860, Page 788, Family #687.
Listed as Major J. Gullion, age 20, born in VA, in household of father, Ruben Gullion.
2. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1861, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
James M. Gullion, age 23, born in Wythe Co, VA, son of Ruben and Mahaly Gullion, married on 2 May 1861
Dorcas C. Jordan, age 16, born in Washigton Co, VA, daughter of Jonathan B. and Elizabeth Jordan. Married by
Jacob Lockhart.


Dorcas C. Jordan

1. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1861, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
James M. Gullion, age 23, born in Wythe Co, VA, son of Ruben and Mahaly Gullion, married on 2 May 1861
Dorcas C. Jordan, age 16, born in Washigton Co, VA, daughter of Jonathan B. and Elizabeth Jordan. Married by
Jacob Lockhart.


William D. Pauley

1. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1861, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
William D. Pauley, age 21 yrs, 4 mons, 3 days, born in Giles Co, VA, living in Bland Co, VA, son of Jonathan and
Mary Pauley, married on 28 May 1861 Eliza Helton, widow, born in Tazewell Co, VA, living in Bland Co, VA.


Eliza Helton

1. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1861, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
William D. Pauley, age 21 yrs, 4 mons, 3 days, born in Giles Co, VA, living in Bland Co, VA, son of Jonathan and
Mary Pauley, married on 28 May 1861 Eliza Helton, widow, born in Tazewell Co, VA, living in Bland Co, VA.


Jonathan Pauley

1. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1861, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
William D. Pauley, age 21 yrs, 4 mons, 3 days, born in Giles Co, VA, living in Bland Co, VA, son of Jonathan and
Mary Pauley, married on 28 May 1861 Eliza Helton, widow, born in Tazewell Co, VA, living in Bland Co, VA.


Mary

1. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1861, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
William D. Pauley, age 21 yrs, 4 mons, 3 days, born in Giles Co, VA, living in Bland Co, VA, son of Jonathan and
Mary Pauley, married on 28 May 1861 Eliza Helton, widow, born in Tazewell Co, VA, living in Bland Co, VA.


Cornelius Brown

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 58.
Cornelius Brown , alias Stump, married Betsy Cotton on 27 Dec 1812 by publication of bans by John Perry.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages, Vol 2, 1854-1866", Year 1855, Register #3, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
John M. Skelton, age 22, born in Montgomery Co, VA, son of John and Rachel Skelton, married on 22 Jul 1856
Elizabeth Brown, age 18, daughter of Cornelius and Elizabeth Brown. Married by George Brown.


Elizabeth Cotten

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 58.
Cornelius Brown , alias Stump, married Betsy Cotton on 27 Dec 1812 by publication of bans by John Perry.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages, Vol 2, 1854-1866", Year 1855, Register #3, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
John M. Skelton, age 22, born in Montgomery Co, VA, son of John and Rachel Skelton, married on 22 Jul 1856
Elizabeth Brown, age 18, daughter of Cornelius and Elizabeth Brown. Married by George Brown.


Adam Wolfe

1. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Court House PO, taken on 27 Jun 1860, page 757, Family #462.
Listed as Adam Wolf, age 60, born in NC, farm laborer, in household of John Rutherford.
2. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1861, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Adam Wolf, age 50, born in Surry Co, NC, widowed, son of David and Polly Wolf, married on 4 Jul 1861 Elizabeth
A. Skelton, age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Neely and Elizabeth Pronn (sic, Brown). Married by S. Rhudy.


Elizabeth A. Brown

1. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages, Vol 2, 1854-1866", Year 1855, Register #3, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
John M. Skelton, age 22, born in Montgomery Co, VA, son of John and Rachel Skelton, married on 22 Jul 1856
Elizabeth Brown, age 18, daughter of Cornelius and Elizabeth Brown. Married by George Brown.
2. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1861, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Adam Wolf, age 50, born in Surry Co, NC, widowed, son of David and Polly Wolf, married on 4 Jul 1861 Elizabeth
A. Skelton, age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Neely and Elizabeth Pronn (sic, Brown). Married by S. Rhudy.


Montgomery Crigger

1. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1861, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Montgomery Crigger, age 28, born in Wythe Co, VA, widowed, blacksmith, son of Benjamin and Jane Crigger,
married on 18 Jul 1861, Thursa Fortner, age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Micajah Fortner. Married by
William M. Kerr.


Thursy Fortner

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 27 Aug 1850, Page 274A, Family #808.
Listed as Thursy Fortner, age 10, born in VA (sic?, TN/), in household of father, Micajah Fortner.
2. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1861, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Montgomery Crigger, age 28, born in Wythe Co, VA, widowed, blacksmith, son of Benjamin and Jane Crigger,
married on 18 Jul 1861, Thursa Fortner, age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Micajah Fortner. Married by
William M. Kerr.


Benjamin Crigger

1. 1860 Census, Wythe Co, VA, District 68 PO, taken on 21 Jun 1860, page 796, Family #557.
Listed as Benjamin Cregor, age 61, born in VA, cooper, head of single person household.
2. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1861, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Montgomery Crigger, age 28, born in Wythe Co, VA, widowed, blacksmith, son of Benjamin and Jane Crigger,
married on 18 Jul 1861, Thursa Fortner, age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Micajah Fortner. Married by
William M. Kerr.


Jane

1. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1861, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Montgomery Crigger, age 28, born in Wythe Co, VA, widowed, blacksmith, son of Benjamin and Jane Crigger,
married on 18 Jul 1861, Thursa Fortner, age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Micajah Fortner. Married by
William M. Kerr.