Martha Louise Rucker1

F, #5801, b. 29 Apr 1876, d. 10 Dec 1954
Birth*29 Apr 1876 Martha was born at Bath Co, VA, on 29 Apr 1876. Daughter of Ballard Rucker & Mary Morrison.1,2 
Marriage*21 Aug 1897 She married John Fletcher Bess at Alleghany Co, VA, on 21 Aug 1897. John F. Bess, age 22, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. N.L. Bess & N.L; Louisa Rucker, age 17, single, b. Bath Co, par. n/a & M.E. Rucker.2 
Census*4 Jul 1900 Martha Louise Rucker and John Fletcher Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 4 Jul 1900.3 
Num Child*4 Jul 1900 Martha Louise Rucker and John Fletcher Bess had 2 children, with 2 living at the time of the census in 1900.3 
Residence*Dec 1954 Martha Louise Rucker resided at Nettie, Nicholas Co, WV, in Dec 1954.1 
Death*10 Dec 1954 Martha died on 10 Dec 1954 at Sacred Heart Hospital, Richwood, Nicholas Co, WV, at age 78.1 
Burial*12 Dec 1954 Her body was interred on 12 Dec 1954 at Fenwick, Nicholas Co, WV, at Taylor Cem.1,4 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
4 Jul 1900Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAJohn Fletcher Bess, Martha Louise Rucker, Lilly L. Bess and Arnold M. Bess3

Partners and Children

Marriage*21 Aug 1897 She married John Fletcher Bess at Alleghany Co, VA, on 21 Aug 1897. John F. Bess, age 22, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. N.L. Bess & N.L; Louisa Rucker, age 17, single, b. Bath Co, par. n/a & M.E. Rucker.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  2. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S45] Helen Stinson, Nicholas Co. WV Cemeteries, 1983, p. 126.

Daughter Bess

F, #5802, b. 27 Aug 1915, d. 27 Aug 1915
FatherJohn Fletcher Bess b. October 3, 1875, d. May 13, 1962
MotherMartha Louise Rucker b. April 29, 1876, d. December 10, 1954
Burial* Her body was interred at New Hope, Nicholas Co, WV, at New Hope Cem.1 
Death*27 Aug 1915 Daughter died on 27 Aug 1915 at New Hope, Nicholas Co, WV.2 
Birth*27 Aug 1915 Daughter was born at New Hope, Nicholas Co, WV, on 27 Aug 1915.2 
 She was the daughter of John Fletcher Bess and Martha Louise Rucker

Citations

  1. [S45] Helen Stinson, Nicholas Co. WV Cemeteries, 1983, p. 126.
  2. [S855] Rebecca A.

Daughter Bess

F, #5803, b. 27 Aug 1915, d. 27 Aug 1915
FatherJohn Fletcher Bess b. October 3, 1875, d. May 13, 1962
MotherMartha Louise Rucker b. April 29, 1876, d. December 10, 1954
Burial* Her body was interred at New Hope, Nicholas Co, WV, at New Hope Cem.1 
Death*27 Aug 1915 Daughter died on 27 Aug 1915 at New Hope, Nicholas Co, WV.2 
Birth*27 Aug 1915 Daughter was born at New Hope, Nicholas Co, WV, on 27 Aug 1915.2 
 She was the daughter of John Fletcher Bess and Martha Louise Rucker

Citations

  1. [S45] Helen Stinson, Nicholas Co. WV Cemeteries, 1983, p. 126.
  2. [S855] Rebecca A.

Cecil Bess

M, #5804, b. 6 Apr 1909, d. 13 Apr 1909
FatherJohn Fletcher Bess b. October 3, 1875, d. May 13, 1962
MotherMartha Louise Rucker b. April 29, 1876, d. December 10, 1954
Burial* His body was interred at New Hope, Nicholas Co, WV, at New Hope Cem.1 
Birth*6 Apr 1909 Cecil was born at New Hope, Nicholas Co, WV, on 6 Apr 1909.2 
 He was the son of John Fletcher Bess and Martha Louise Rucker
Death*13 Apr 1909 Cecil died on 13 Apr 1909 at New Hope, Nicholas Co, WV.2 

Citations

  1. [S45] Helen Stinson, Nicholas Co. WV Cemeteries, 1983, p. 126.
  2. [S855] Rebecca A.

Son Bess

M, #5805, b. 6 Apr 1907, d. 6 Apr 1907
FatherJohn Fletcher Bess b. October 3, 1875, d. May 13, 1962
MotherMartha Louise Rucker b. April 29, 1876, d. December 10, 1954
Burial* His body was interred at New Hope, Nicholas Co, WV, at New Hope Cem.1 
Death*6 Apr 1907 Son died on 6 Apr 1907 at New Hope, Nicholas Co, WV.2 
Birth*6 Apr 1907 Son was born at New Hope, Nicholas Co, WV, on 6 Apr 1907.2 
 He was the son of John Fletcher Bess and Martha Louise Rucker

Citations

  1. [S45] Helen Stinson, Nicholas Co. WV Cemeteries, 1983, p. 126.
  2. [S855] Rebecca A.

Arnold M. Bess

M, #5806, b. 20 Apr 1900, d. 9 Nov 1926
FatherJohn Fletcher Bess b. October 3, 1875, d. May 13, 1962
MotherMartha Louise Rucker b. April 29, 1876, d. December 10, 1954
Birth*20 Apr 1900 Arnold was born at Nicholas Co, WV, on 20 Apr 1900.1 
 He was the son of John Fletcher Bess and Martha Louise Rucker
(Witness) Census4 Jul 1900 Arnold M. Bess appeared on the census of 4 Jul 1900 in the household of John Fletcher Bess and Martha Louise Rucker at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
Residence*Nov 1926 Arnold M. Bess resided at Fenwick, Nicholas Co, WV, in Nov 1926.1 
Employment*Nov 1926 Occupation: coal miner in Nov 1926 at Nicholas Co, WV. Saxman Coal Co.1 
Death*9 Nov 1926 Arnold died on 9 Nov 1926 at Richwood, Nicholas Co, WV, at age 26. Informant was J.D. Lawrence, Fenwick, WV.1 
Burial*11 Nov 1926 His body was interred on 11 Nov 1926 at Fenwick, Nicholas Co, WV, at Taylor Cem.1,3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
4 Jul 1900Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAJohn Fletcher Bess, Martha Louise Rucker, Lilly L. Bess and Arnold M. Bess2

Citations

  1. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S45] Helen Stinson, Nicholas Co. WV Cemeteries, 1983, p. 126.

Nancy J. Long1

F, #5807
Birth* Nancy was born. 
Marriage*25 Oct 1911 She married Orville F. Bess on 25 Oct 1911.2 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S2167] Roger Bess, FGS, Feb. 91; d/o John Dryden Golden & Mary Ellen (Brewer).
  2. [S1223] Randolph Co. MO Marriages, Bk A, p. 221, by Rev. James Barnes.

Wade Boice1

M, #5808, b. Apr 1871
Birth*Apr 1871 Wade was born at WV in Apr 1871.2 
Marriage*5 Jan 1897 He married Ellen L. Bess on 5 Jan 1897. 
Employment*Jul 1900 Wade's occupation: Saw mill hand at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, in Jul 1900.2 
Census*4 Jul 1900 He and Ellen L. Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 4 Jul 1900.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
4 Jul 1900Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAWade Boice, Ellen L. Bess and Gertrude Boice2

Partners and Children

Child

Citations

  1. [S2167] Roger Bess, FGS, Feb. 91; d/o John Dryden Golden & Mary Ellen (Brewer).
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.

Nannie F. Bess1

F, #5809, b. Apr 1883
FatherNash Leslie Bess b. December 4, 1846, d. December 2, 1936
MotherNancy L. Hoke b. June 18, 1844, d. December 26, 1930
Birth*Apr 1883 Nannie was born at Alleghany Co, VA, in Apr 1883.1 
 She was the daughter of Nash Leslie Bess and Nancy L. Hoke
(Witness) Census4 Jul 1900 Nannie F. Bess appeared on the census of 4 Jul 1900 in the household of Nash Leslie Bess and Nancy L. Hoke at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
4 Jul 1900Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VANash Leslie Bess, Nancy L. Hoke, Orville F. Bess, Nannie F. Bess and Irene M. Bess1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.

Gene May Bess1

F, #5810, b. 7 Mar 1884
FatherNash Leslie Bess b. December 4, 1846, d. December 2, 1936
MotherNancy L. Hoke b. June 18, 1844, d. December 26, 1930
Birth*7 Mar 1884 Gene was born at Alleghany Co, VA, on 7 Mar 1884. 
 She was the daughter of Nash Leslie Bess and Nancy L. Hoke

Citations

  1. [S2167] Roger Bess, FGS, Feb. 91; d/o John Dryden Golden & Mary Ellen (Brewer).

Irene M. Bess1

F, #5811, b. Mar 1885
FatherNash Leslie Bess b. December 4, 1846, d. December 2, 1936
MotherNancy L. Hoke b. June 18, 1844, d. December 26, 1930
Birth*Mar 1885 Irene was born at Ogles Creek, Alleghany Co, VA, in Mar 1885.2 
 She was the daughter of Nash Leslie Bess and Nancy L. Hoke
(Witness) Census4 Jul 1900 Irene M. Bess appeared on the census of 4 Jul 1900 in the household of Nash Leslie Bess and Nancy L. Hoke at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
4 Jul 1900Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VANash Leslie Bess, Nancy L. Hoke, Orville F. Bess, Nannie F. Bess and Irene M. Bess2

Citations

  1. [S2167] Roger Bess, FGS, Feb. 91; d/o John Dryden Golden & Mary Ellen (Brewer).
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.

Son Bess1

M, #5812, b. 1 Sep 1887, d. 6 Sep 1887
FatherNash Leslie Bess b. December 4, 1846, d. December 2, 1936
MotherNancy L. Hoke b. June 18, 1844, d. December 26, 1930
Birth*1 Sep 1887 Son was born at Ogles Creek, Alleghany Co, VA, on 1 Sep 1887. 
 He was the son of Nash Leslie Bess and Nancy L. Hoke
Death*6 Sep 1887 Son died on 6 Sep 1887 at Ogles Creek, Alleghany Co, VA. 

Citations

  1. [S2167] Roger Bess, FGS, Feb. 91; d/o John Dryden Golden & Mary Ellen (Brewer).

Nash Leslie Jr. Bess1

M, #5813, b. 19 May 1891, d. 18 Dec 1891
FatherNash Leslie Bess b. December 4, 1846, d. December 2, 1936
MotherNancy L. Hoke b. June 18, 1844, d. December 26, 1930
Birth*19 May 1891 Nash was born at Ogles Creek, Alleghany Co, VA, on 19 May 1891. 
 He was the son of Nash Leslie Bess and Nancy L. Hoke
Death*18 Dec 1891 Nash died on 18 Dec 1891 at Ogles Creek, Alleghany Co, VA. 

Citations

  1. [S2167] Roger Bess, FGS, Feb. 91; d/o John Dryden Golden & Mary Ellen (Brewer).

Sampson Bess1

M, #5814, b. circa 1869, d. 1 Jun 1954
FatherAlexander Lafayette Bess b. December 2, 1842, d. November 18, 1922
MotherMary Frances Bennett b. circa 1845, d. before 1908
Birth*circa 1869 Sampson was born at Alleghany Co, VA, circa 1869.2,3 
 He was the son of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Mary Frances Bennett
(Witness) Census24 Jun 1880 Sampson Bess appeared on the census of 24 Jun 1880 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Mary Frances Bennett at White Sulphur Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV.2 
Marriage*6 Jul 1892 He married Delia Florence Duncan at Alleghany Co, VA, on 6 Jul 1892. Sampson Bess, age 23, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. A. & F. Bess; Delia Florence Duncan, age 17, single, b. Craig Co, VA, par. Jos. & M. Duncan.3 
Marriage*31 Mar 1897 He married Mariah E. Kimberlin at Alleghany Co, VA, on 31 Mar 1897. Sampson Bess, age 28, widowed, b. Alleghany Co, par. Alex & Frances Bess; Mariah E. Kimberlin, age 17, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Lee & Mary Kimberlin.3 
Employment*Jul 1900 Sampson's occupation: Saw mill hand at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, in Jul 1900.2 
Census*7 Jul 1900 He and Mariah E. Kimberlin appeared on the census as head of household at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 7 Jul 1900.2 
EmploymentApr 1910 Occupation: fireman in Apr 1910 at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA. Stationary.2 
Census22 Apr 1910 Sampson Bess and Mariah E. Kimberlin appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 22 Apr 1910.2 
EmploymentFeb 1920 Occupation: farmer in Feb 1920 at Mill Run Rd, Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
Census20 Feb 1920 Sampson Bess and Mariah E. Kimberlin appeared on the census as head of household at Mill Run Rd, Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 20 Feb 1920.2 
EmploymentMay 1930 Occupation: farmer in May 1930 at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
Census5 May 1930 Sampson Bess and Mariah E. Kimberlin appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 5 May 1930.2 
Death*1 Jun 1954 Sampson died on 1 Jun 1954 at Alleghany Co, VA. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
24 Jun 1880White Sulphur Dist, Greenbrier Co, WVAlexander Lafayette Bess, Mary Frances Bennett, Sampson Bess, Alexander Lafayette Bess, Jennetta E. Bess, Calvin Campbell Bess, James Taylor Bess and Missouri Frances Bess2
7 Jul 1900Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VASampson Bess, Mariah E. Kimberlin, Andrew Lee Bess and Minnie M. Bess2
22 Apr 1910Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VASampson Bess, Mariah E. Kimberlin, Minnie M. Bess and Ida E. Bess2
20 Feb 1920Mill Run Rd, Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VASampson Bess, Mariah E. Kimberlin, Minnie M. Bess, Ida E. Bess and Mildred R. Bess2
5 May 1930Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VASampson Bess, Mariah E. Kimberlin and Minnie M. Bess2

Partners and Children

Marriage*6 Jul 1892 He married Delia Florence Duncan at Alleghany Co, VA, on 6 Jul 1892. Sampson Bess, age 23, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. A. & F. Bess; Delia Florence Duncan, age 17, single, b. Craig Co, VA, par. Jos. & M. Duncan.3 
Child

Partners and Children

Marriage*31 Mar 1897 He married Mariah E. Kimberlin at Alleghany Co, VA, on 31 Mar 1897. Sampson Bess, age 28, widowed, b. Alleghany Co, par. Alex & Frances Bess; Mariah E. Kimberlin, age 17, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Lee & Mary Kimberlin.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2167] Roger Bess, FGS, Feb. 91; d/o John Dryden Golden & Mary Ellen (Brewer).
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.

William Bess1

M, #5815, b. 25 Jul 1870
FatherAlexander Lafayette Bess b. December 2, 1842, d. November 18, 1922
MotherMary Frances Bennett b. circa 1845, d. before 1908
Birth*25 Jul 1870 William was born at Alleghany Co, VA, on 25 Jul 1870. 
 He was the son of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Mary Frances Bennett

Citations

  1. [S2168] Roger.

Alexander Lafayette Bess1

M, #5816, b. 18 Apr 1872, d. 31 Jan 1959
FatherAlexander Lafayette Bess b. December 2, 1842, d. November 18, 1922
MotherMary Frances Bennett b. circa 1845, d. before 1908
Birth15 Jun 1871 Alexander was born at VA on 15 Jun 1871.2 
Birth*18 Apr 1872 Alexander was born at Alleghany Co, VA, on 18 Apr 1872.3,4 
 He was the son of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Mary Frances Bennett
(Witness) Census24 Jun 1880 Alexander Lafayette Bess appeared on the census of 24 Jun 1880 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Mary Frances Bennett at White Sulphur Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV.5 
Marriage*17 Dec 1895 He married Minerva Ann Smith at Alleghany Co, VA, on 17 Dec 1895.
Alexander L. Bess, age 23, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Alex & Frances Bess; Minerva A. Smith, age 15, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. F.C. & Nancy Smith.4,5 
EmploymentJul 1900 Occupation: laborer in Jul 1900 at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.5 
Census11 Jul 1900 Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith appeared on the census as head of household at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 11 Jul 1900.5 
Num Child*11 Jul 1900 Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith had 2 children, with 2 living at the time of the census in 1900.5 
Employment*Apr 1910 Occupation: plumber in Apr 1910 at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.5 
Census*15 Apr 1910 Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith appeared on the census as head of household at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 15 Apr 1910.5 
Num Child15 Apr 1910 Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith had 6 children, with 5 living at the time of the census in 1910.5 
EmploymentMar 1920 Occupation: plumber in Mar 1920 at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA.5 
Census5 Mar 1920 Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith appeared on the census as head of household at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 5 Mar 1920. Also enumerated in this household was Mary A. Smith, mother-in-law, age 69, widowed, b. VA.5 
EmploymentApr 1930 Occupation: laborer in Apr 1930 at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA. Paper mill.5 
Census16 Apr 1930 Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith appeared on the census as head of household at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 16 Apr 1930.5 
Census13 Apr 1940 Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith appeared on the census as head of household at Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VA, on 13 Apr 1940. Also enumerated in this household were Ben A. Bess, son, age 36, single, b. VA; Frances G. Eskin, granddaughter, age 11, b. VA; Cecil R. Eskin, grandson, age 11, b. VA, and Sam B. Eskin, grandson, age 8, b. VA.5 
Death*31 Jan 1959 Alexander died on 31 Jan 1959 at Western State Hosp, Staunton, Augusta Co, VA, at age 86.2,6 
Burial*2 Feb 1959 His body was interred on 2 Feb 1959 at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, at Cedar Hill Cem.2,6 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
24 Jun 1880White Sulphur Dist, Greenbrier Co, WVAlexander Lafayette Bess, Mary Frances Bennett, Sampson Bess, Alexander Lafayette Bess, Jennetta E. Bess, Calvin Campbell Bess, James Taylor Bess and Missouri Frances Bess5
11 Jul 1900Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess and Nannie Bell Bess5
15 Apr 1910Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess and Ada Frances Bess5
5 Mar 1920Covington, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess, Ada Frances Bess, Dorothy Lee Bess, Calvin Campbell Bess, Emmett Cecil Bess and Alline Bess5
16 Apr 1930Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Dorothy Lee Bess, Ada Frances Bess, Betty Florence Bess and Annie Mae Bess5
13 Apr 1940Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Hattie Mae Kimbrough, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess and Ada Frances Bess5

Partners and Children

Marriage*17 Dec 1895 He married Minerva Ann Smith at Alleghany Co, VA, on 17 Dec 1895.
Alexander L. Bess, age 23, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Alex & Frances Bess; Minerva A. Smith, age 15, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. F.C. & Nancy Smith.4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2168] Roger.
  2. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,.
  3. [S235] Births, Civil Records Fridley, Beth. Alleghany County, Virginia Births, 1853-96 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.
  4. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
  5. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  6. [S2738] FindAGrave.com (findagrave.com), gravestone: Alexander Lafayette Bess, online at https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi, accessed March 2017.

Jennetta E. Bess1

F, #5817, b. May 1873, d. before 1930
FatherAlexander Lafayette Bess b. December 2, 1842, d. November 18, 1922
MotherMary Frances Bennett b. circa 1845, d. before 1908
Birth*May 1873 Jennetta was born at Alleghany Co, VA, in May 1873.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Mary Frances Bennett
(Witness) Census24 Jun 1880 Jennetta E. Bess appeared on the census of 24 Jun 1880 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Mary Frances Bennett at White Sulphur Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV.3 
Marriage*18 May 1898 She married John Thomas Damron at Alleghany Co, VA, on 18 May 1898. John T. Damron, age 37, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. I.T. & M. Damron; Janette E. Bess, age 25, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Alex & Frances Bess.2 
Num Child*25 Jun 1900 Jennetta E. Bess and John Thomas Damron had 1 children, with 1 living at the time of the census in 1900.3 
Census*25 Jun 1900 Jennetta E. Bess and John Thomas Damron appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 25 Jun 1900.3 
Census4 May 1910 Jennetta E. Bess and John Thomas Damron appeared on the census as head of household at Snake Run Rd, Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 4 May 1910.3 
Num Child4 May 1910 Jennetta E. Bess and John Thomas Damron had 6 children, with 6 living at the time of the census in 1910.3 
Census3 Jan 1920 Jennetta E. Bess and John Thomas Damron appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 3 Jan 1920.3 
Death*before 1930 Jennetta died before 1930. Jennetta's husband John T. Damron was listed as widowed in the 1930 census.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
24 Jun 1880White Sulphur Dist, Greenbrier Co, WVAlexander Lafayette Bess, Mary Frances Bennett, Sampson Bess, Alexander Lafayette Bess, Jennetta E. Bess, Calvin Campbell Bess, James Taylor Bess and Missouri Frances Bess3
25 Jun 1900Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAJohn Thomas Damron, Jennetta E. Bess, Allen Marshall Dameron and Walter Glover3
4 May 1910Snake Run Rd, Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAJohn Thomas Damron, Jennetta E. Bess, Allen Marshall Dameron, Mary F. Damron, Daisy Lee Damron, Lindsay B. Damron, James D. Damron and Harry H. Damron3
3 Jan 1920Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAJohn Thomas Damron, Jennetta E. Bess, Allen Marshall Dameron, Mary F. Damron, Daisy Lee Damron, Lindsay B. Damron, James D. Damron, Harry H. Damron, Ruby H. Damron and Georgey M. Damron3

Partners and Children

Marriage*18 May 1898 She married John Thomas Damron at Alleghany Co, VA, on 18 May 1898. John T. Damron, age 37, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. I.T. & M. Damron; Janette E. Bess, age 25, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Alex & Frances Bess.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Calvin Campbell Bess1

M, #5818, b. 30 Nov 1876, d. 18 Apr 1951
FatherAlexander Lafayette Bess b. December 2, 1842, d. November 18, 1922
MotherMary Frances Bennett b. circa 1845, d. before 1908
Birth*30 Nov 1876 Calvin was born at Alleghany Co, VA, on 30 Nov 1876.2,3,4 
 He was the son of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Mary Frances Bennett
(Witness) Census24 Jun 1880 Calvin Campbell Bess appeared on the census of 24 Jun 1880 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Mary Frances Bennett at White Sulphur Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV.5 
(Witness) Census23 Jun 1900 Calvin Campbell Bess appeared on the census of 23 Jun 1900 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Mary Frances Bennett at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.5 
Marriage*10 Mar 1903 He married Sadie Florence Masters at Alleghany Co, VA, on 10 Mar 1903. Calvin Campbell Bess, age 27, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Ellerd [Alexander] & Frances Bess; Sadie F. Masters, age 20, single, b. Alleghany Co, VA, par. Geo. & Eliza Masters.1 
Employment*May 1910 Occupation: carpenter in May 1910 at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA. House builder.5 
Num Child*3 May 1910 Calvin Campbell Bess and Sadie Florence Masters had 3 children, with 3 living at the time of the census in 1910.5 
Census*3 May 1910 Calvin Campbell Bess and Sadie Florence Masters appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 3 May 1910.5 
EmploymentSep 1918 Occupation: laborer in Sep 1918 at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA. Boys Home.2 
Mlt-Registration*12 Sep 1918 Calvin Campbell Bess registered for the draft on 12 Sep 1918 at Alleghany Co, VA. Named A.L. Bess, father, of Earlehurst, Alleghany Co, VA as nearest relative.2 
Residence*12 Sep 1918 He resided at Earlehurst, Alleghany Co, VA, on 12 Sep 1918.2 
EmploymentMar 1920 Occupation: carpenter in Mar 1920 at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA.5 
(Witness) Census5 Mar 1920 He appeared on the census of 5 Mar 1920 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA.5 
Marriage*circa 1920 Calvin Campbell Bess married Bettie B. Kimbrough circa 1920.5 
EmploymentApr 1930 Occupation: laborer in Apr 1930 at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA. Saw mill.5 
Census*24 Apr 1930 Calvin Campbell Bess and Bettie B. Kimbrough appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 24 Apr 1930.5 
Census22 Apr 1940 Calvin Campbell Bess and Bettie B. Kimbrough appeared on the census as head of household at Hematite, Alleghany Co, VA, on 22 Apr 1940.5 
Death*18 Apr 1951 Calvin died on 18 Apr 1951 at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, at age 74.3 
Burial*20 Apr 1951 His body was interred on 20 Apr 1951 at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, at Cedar Hill Cem.3,6 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
24 Jun 1880White Sulphur Dist, Greenbrier Co, WVAlexander Lafayette Bess, Mary Frances Bennett, Sampson Bess, Alexander Lafayette Bess, Jennetta E. Bess, Calvin Campbell Bess, James Taylor Bess and Missouri Frances Bess5
23 Jun 1900Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Mary Frances Bennett, Calvin Campbell Bess, James Taylor Bess, Missouri Frances Bess and Stella L. Bess5
3 May 1910Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VACalvin Campbell Bess, Sadie Florence Masters, Elma P. Bess, William L. Bess and Emmett Cecil Bess5
5 Mar 1920Covington, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess, Ada Frances Bess, Dorothy Lee Bess, Calvin Campbell Bess, Emmett Cecil Bess and Alline Bess5
24 Apr 1930Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VACalvin Campbell Bess, Bettie B. Kimbrough, Emmett Cecil Bess and Mamie B. Bess5
22 Apr 1940Hematite, Alleghany Co, VACalvin Campbell Bess, Bettie B. Kimbrough, Mamie B. Bess and Jack Gilman Bess5

Partners and Children

Marriage*10 Mar 1903 He married Sadie Florence Masters at Alleghany Co, VA, on 10 Mar 1903. Calvin Campbell Bess, age 27, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Ellerd [Alexander] & Frances Bess; Sadie F. Masters, age 20, single, b. Alleghany Co, VA, par. Geo. & Eliza Masters.1 
Children

Partners and Children

Marriage*circa 1920 Calvin Campbell Bess married Bettie B. Kimbrough circa 1920.5 
Child

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
  2. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  6. [S2738] FindAGrave.com (findagrave.com),.

James Taylor Bess1

M, #5819, b. 23 Mar 1878, d. 1 Aug 1972
FatherAlexander Lafayette Bess b. December 2, 1842, d. November 18, 1922
MotherMary Frances Bennett b. circa 1845, d. before 1908
Birth*23 Mar 1878 James was born at Alleghany Co, VA, on 23 Mar 1878.2,3,4,5 
 He was the son of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Mary Frances Bennett
(Witness) Census24 Jun 1880 James Taylor Bess appeared on the census of 24 Jun 1880 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Mary Frances Bennett at White Sulphur Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV.6 
(Witness) Census23 Jun 1900 James Taylor Bess appeared on the census of 23 Jun 1900 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Mary Frances Bennett at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.6 
Marriage*9 Feb 1906 He married Fannie Martin at Alleghany Co, VA, on 9 Feb 1906. James Taylor Bess, age 27, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Alex & M.F. Bess; Faney Owens, age 26, divorced, b. Alleghany Co, par. Geo & Eliza Marton.5,6 
Employment*May 1910 Occupation: farm laborer in May 1910 at Snake Run Rd, Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.6 
Num Child*4 May 1910 James Taylor Bess and Fannie Martin had 1 children, with 1 living at the time of the census in 1910.6 
Census*4 May 1910 James Taylor Bess and Fannie Martin appeared on the census as head of household at Snake Run Rd, Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 4 May 1910.6 
Marriage*5 Jun 1914 He married Willie Bertha Fridley at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 5 Jun 1914. James Taylor Bess, age 35, widowed, b. Alleghany Co, par. Alexander & Frances Bess; Willie Bertha Fridley, age24, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. George F. & Joanna E. Fridley.5 
EmploymentSep 1918 Occupation: farm laborer in Sep 1918 at Alleghany Station, Alleghany Co, VA. Worked for J.S. Fitzhugh.2 
Mlt-Registration*12 Sep 1918 James Taylor Bess registered for the draft on 12 Sep 1918 at Alleghany Co, VA.2 
Residence*12 Sep 1918 James Taylor Bess and Willie Bertha Fridley resided at Alleghany Station, Alleghany Co, VA, on 12 Sep 1918.2 
EmploymentFeb 1920 Occupation: fireman in Feb 1920 at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA. Stationary engine.6 
Census*21 Feb 1920 James Taylor Bess and Willie Bertha Fridley appeared on the census as head of household at Mill Run Rd, Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 21 Feb 1920.6 
EmploymentMay 1930 Occupation: farm laborer in May 1930 at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.6 
Census1 May 1930 James Taylor Bess and Willie Bertha Fridley appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 1 May 1930.6 
EmploymentMay 1940 Occupation: farmer in May 1940 at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.6 
Census8 May 1940 James Taylor Bess and Willie Bertha Fridley appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 8 May 1940.6 
EmploymentApr 1942 James's occupation: Self-employed at Sweet Chalybeate, Alleghany Co, VA, in Apr 1942.3 
Mlt-Registration27 Apr 1942 He registered for the draft on 27 Apr 1942 at Alleghany Co, VA. Named Mr. Carter Hunter, Sweet Chalybeate, VA, as a person who would know his address.3 
Residence*27 Apr 1942 He resided at Sweet Chalybeate, Alleghany Co, VA, on 27 Apr 1942.3 
Death*1 Aug 1972 James died on 1 Aug 1972 at age 94.7 
Burial* His body was interred at Jordan Mines, Alleghany Co, VA, at Lone Star Cem.7 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
24 Jun 1880White Sulphur Dist, Greenbrier Co, WVAlexander Lafayette Bess, Mary Frances Bennett, Sampson Bess, Alexander Lafayette Bess, Jennetta E. Bess, Calvin Campbell Bess, James Taylor Bess and Missouri Frances Bess6
23 Jun 1900Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Mary Frances Bennett, Calvin Campbell Bess, James Taylor Bess, Missouri Frances Bess and Stella L. Bess6
4 May 1910Snake Run Rd, Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAJames Taylor Bess, Fannie Martin and Lacy L. Bess6
21 Feb 1920Mill Run Rd, Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAJames Taylor Bess, Willie Bertha Fridley and Lacy L. Bess6
1 May 1930Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAJames Taylor Bess, Willie Bertha Fridley and James Taylor Bess Jr6
8 May 1940Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAJames Taylor Bess, Willie Bertha Fridley, Lacy L. Bess and James Taylor Bess Jr6

Partners and Children

Marriage*9 Feb 1906 He married Fannie Martin at Alleghany Co, VA, on 9 Feb 1906. James Taylor Bess, age 27, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Alex & M.F. Bess; Faney Owens, age 26, divorced, b. Alleghany Co, par. Geo & Eliza Marton.5,6 
Child

Partners and Children

Marriage*5 Jun 1914 He married Willie Bertha Fridley at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 5 Jun 1914. James Taylor Bess, age 35, widowed, b. Alleghany Co, par. Alexander & Frances Bess; Willie Bertha Fridley, age24, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. George F. & Joanna E. Fridley.5 
Child
  • James Taylor Bess Jr6

Citations

  1. [S2168] Roger.
  2. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
  6. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  7. [S2738] FindAGrave.com (findagrave.com), gravestone.

Missouri Frances Bess1

F, #5820, b. Feb 1880
FatherAlexander Lafayette Bess b. December 2, 1842, d. November 18, 1922
MotherMary Frances Bennett b. circa 1845, d. before 1908
Birth*Feb 1880 Missouri was born at Alleghany Co, VA, in Feb 1880. 1880 census age 3/12, b. Feb.2,3 
 She was the daughter of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Mary Frances Bennett
(Witness) Census24 Jun 1880 Missouri Frances Bess appeared on the census of 24 Jun 1880 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Mary Frances Bennett at White Sulphur Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census23 Jun 1900 Missouri Frances Bess appeared on the census of 23 Jun 1900 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Mary Frances Bennett at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
Marriage*28 Apr 1903 She married Fred Mc. Howard at Alleghany Co, VA, on 28 Apr 1903.
Fred Howard, age 21, b. Monroe Co, WV, par. Lewis & Annie Howard; Missouri F. Bess, age 23, b. Alleghany Co, VA, par. Alex & M.F. Bess.3 
Num Child*18 Apr 1910 Missouri Frances Bess and Fred Mc. Howard had 3 children, with 1 living at the time of the census in 1910.2 
Census*18 Apr 1910 Missouri Frances Bess and Fred Mc. Howard appeared on the census as head of household at Alleghany Station, Alleghany Co, VA, on 18 Apr 1910.2 
Census24 Jan 1920 Missouri Frances Bess and Fred Mc. Howard appeared on the census as head of household at Minden, Fayette Co, WV, on 24 Jan 1920.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
24 Jun 1880White Sulphur Dist, Greenbrier Co, WVAlexander Lafayette Bess, Mary Frances Bennett, Sampson Bess, Alexander Lafayette Bess, Jennetta E. Bess, Calvin Campbell Bess, James Taylor Bess and Missouri Frances Bess2
23 Jun 1900Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Mary Frances Bennett, Calvin Campbell Bess, James Taylor Bess, Missouri Frances Bess and Stella L. Bess2
18 Apr 1910Alleghany Station, Alleghany Co, VAFred Mc. Howard, Missouri Frances Bess, Dora Lee Howard and Stella L. Bess2
24 Jan 1920Minden, Fayette Co, WVFred Mc. Howard, Missouri Frances Bess, Dora Lee Howard and Samuel Howard2

Partners and Children

Marriage*28 Apr 1903 She married Fred Mc. Howard at Alleghany Co, VA, on 28 Apr 1903.
Fred Howard, age 21, b. Monroe Co, WV, par. Lewis & Annie Howard; Missouri F. Bess, age 23, b. Alleghany Co, VA, par. Alex & M.F. Bess.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2168] Roger.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.

Stella L. Bess1

F, #5821, b. Nov 1886
FatherAlexander Lafayette Bess b. December 2, 1842, d. November 18, 1922
MotherMary Frances Bennett b. circa 1845, d. before 1908
Birth*Nov 1886 Stella was born at Alleghany Co, VA, in Nov 1886.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Mary Frances Bennett
(Witness) Census23 Jun 1900 Stella L. Bess appeared on the census of 23 Jun 1900 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Mary Frances Bennett at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.3 
(Witness) Census18 Apr 1910 Stella L. Bess appeared on the census of 18 Apr 1910 in the household of Fred Mc. Howard and Missouri Frances Bess at Alleghany Station, Alleghany Co, VA.3 
Marriage*25 Dec 1912 She married John B. Webb at Alleghany Co, VA, on 25 Dec 1912. John B. Webb, age 24, widowed, b. Craig Co, VA, par. C.T. & Lou Webb; Stella Bess, age 26, single, b. Alleghany Co, VA, par. Aleck & Frances Bess.2 
Employment*Feb 1920 Stella's occupation: Laundress, own home at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, in Feb 1920.3 
Census*27 Feb 1920 She and John B. Webb appeared on the census as head of household at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 27 Feb 1920.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
23 Jun 1900Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Mary Frances Bennett, Calvin Campbell Bess, James Taylor Bess, Missouri Frances Bess and Stella L. Bess3
18 Apr 1910Alleghany Station, Alleghany Co, VAFred Mc. Howard, Missouri Frances Bess, Dora Lee Howard and Stella L. Bess3
27 Feb 1920Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAJohn B. Webb, Stella L. Bess, Blanche Webb, Albert F. Webb and Norman H. Webb3

Partners and Children

Marriage*25 Dec 1912 She married John B. Webb at Alleghany Co, VA, on 25 Dec 1912. John B. Webb, age 24, widowed, b. Craig Co, VA, par. C.T. & Lou Webb; Stella Bess, age 26, single, b. Alleghany Co, VA, par. Aleck & Frances Bess.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Mary Hannah Bess1

F, #5822, b. circa 1873
FatherJohn C. Bess b. circa 1840, d. May 22, 1928
MotherCharlotte Elizabeth Oiler b. circa 1842, d. November 3, 1918
Birth*circa 1873 Mary was born at Alleghany Co, VA, circa 1873. 
 She was the daughter of John C. Bess and Charlotte Elizabeth Oiler

Citations

  1. [S2168] Roger.

Eliza M. Bess

F, #5823, b. 23 Dec 1856
FatherLlewellen H. Bess b. circa 1833
MotherMary Bess b. circa 1838
Birth*23 Dec 1856 Eliza was born at Alleghany Co, VA, on 23 Dec 1856.1 
 She was the daughter of Llewellen H. Bess and Mary Bess
(Witness) Census31 Aug 1860 Eliza M. Bess appeared on the census of 31 Aug 1860 in the household of Llewellen H. Bess and Mary Bess at Alleghany Co, VA.2 
(Witness) Census22 Aug 1870 Eliza M. Bess appeared on the census of 22 Aug 1870 in the household of John Bowyer and Nancy Craft at Boiling Spring Twp, Alleghany Co, VA.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
31 Aug 1860Alleghany Co, VALlewellen H. Bess, Mary Bess and Eliza M. Bess2
22 Aug 1870Boiling Spring Twp, Alleghany Co, VAJohn Bowyer, Nancy Craft, Elias "Burg" Bowyer, George H. Bowyer, Nancy Elizabeth Bowyer, John William 'Jackson' Bowyer, Leannah Frances 'Fannie' Bowyer and Eliza M. Bess2

Citations

  1. [S183] Beth Fridley., Alleghany Co., Virginia Birth Records, 1853-1896 (Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999 (electronic)),.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

female Bess

F, #5824, b. Mar 1860, d. Mar 1860
FatherLlewellen H. Bess b. circa 1833
MotherMary Bess b. circa 1838
Birth*Mar 1860 Female was born at Alleghany Co, VA, in Mar 1860.1 
 She was the daughter of Llewellen H. Bess and Mary Bess
Death*Mar 1860 Female died in Mar 1860 at Alleghany Co, VA. Age 4 days.1 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1860 Mortality Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Annie Bess1

F, #5825, b. circa 1876
FatherLlewellen H. Bess b. circa 1833
MotherMary Bess b. circa 1838
Birth*circa 1876 Annie was born at Alleghany Co, VA, circa 1876. 
 She was the daughter of Llewellen H. Bess and Mary Bess

Citations

  1. [S2168] Roger.

Eliza C. Bobbitt1

F, #5826, b. 1 Jul 1855
FatherOregon Bobbitt b. October 5, 1817, d. before 1895
MotherMalinda Jane Burdette b. circa 1829, d. April 3, 1865
Birth*1 Jul 1855 Eliza was born at Monroe Co, VA, on 1 Jul 1855.2 
 She was the daughter of Oregon Bobbitt and Malinda Jane Burdette
Census*1860 Eliza C. Bobbitt was listed as a resident in the census report at Greenbrier Co, VA, in 1860. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1860Greenbrier Co, VAEliza C. Bobbitt

Citations

  1. [S62] Henry H. Hardesty, Hardesty's Greenbrier Co. History, (Jim Comstock, ed., Richwood, WV, 1974 (reprint of 1884 volume)), p. 189.
  2. [S855] Rebecca A.

Thomas C. Bobbitt1

M, #5827, b. 21 Sep 1856
FatherOregon Bobbitt b. October 5, 1817, d. before 1895
MotherMalinda Jane Burdette b. circa 1829, d. April 3, 1865
Birth*21 Sep 1856 Thomas was born at Greenbrier Co, VA, on 21 Sep 1856. 
 He was the son of Oregon Bobbitt and Malinda Jane Burdette
Census*1860 Thomas C. Bobbitt was listed as a resident in the census report at Greenbrier Co, VA, in 1860. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1860Greenbrier Co, VAThomas C. Bobbitt

Citations

  1. [S62] Henry H. Hardesty, Hardesty's Greenbrier Co. History, (Jim Comstock, ed., Richwood, WV, 1974 (reprint of 1884 volume)), p. 189.

John I. Bobbitt1

M, #5828, b. 5 Nov 1857
FatherOregon Bobbitt b. October 5, 1817, d. before 1895
MotherMalinda Jane Burdette b. circa 1829, d. April 3, 1865
Birth*5 Nov 1857 John was born at Greenbrier Co, VA, on 5 Nov 1857. 
 He was the son of Oregon Bobbitt and Malinda Jane Burdette
Census*1860 John I. Bobbitt was listed as a resident in the census report at Greenbrier Co, VA, in 1860. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1860Greenbrier Co, VAJohn I. Bobbitt

Citations

  1. [S62] Henry H. Hardesty, Hardesty's Greenbrier Co. History, (Jim Comstock, ed., Richwood, WV, 1974 (reprint of 1884 volume)), p. 189.

Charles Spurgeon Bobbitt1

M, #5829, b. 19 May 1859
FatherOregon Bobbitt b. October 5, 1817, d. before 1895
MotherMalinda Jane Burdette b. circa 1829, d. April 3, 1865
Birth*19 May 1859 Charles was born at Greenbrier Co, VA, on 19 May 1859. 
 He was the son of Oregon Bobbitt and Malinda Jane Burdette
Census*1860 Charles Spurgeon Bobbitt was listed as a resident in the census report at Greenbrier Co, VA, in 1860. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1860Greenbrier Co, VACharles Spurgeon Bobbitt

Citations

  1. [S62] Henry H. Hardesty, Hardesty's Greenbrier Co. History, (Jim Comstock, ed., Richwood, WV, 1974 (reprint of 1884 volume)), p. 189.

Nanny J. Bobbitt1

F, #5830, b. 2 Oct 1863
FatherOregon Bobbitt b. October 5, 1817, d. before 1895
MotherMalinda Jane Burdette b. circa 1829, d. April 3, 1865
Birth*2 Oct 1863 Nanny was born at Greenbrier Co, WV, on 2 Oct 1863. 
 She was the daughter of Oregon Bobbitt and Malinda Jane Burdette

Citations

  1. [S62] Henry H. Hardesty, Hardesty's Greenbrier Co. History, (Jim Comstock, ed., Richwood, WV, 1974 (reprint of 1884 volume)), p. 189.

Lewis Powell Bobbitt1

M, #5831, b. 12 Jun 1861, d. 1861
FatherOregon Bobbitt b. October 5, 1817, d. before 1895
MotherMalinda Jane Burdette b. circa 1829, d. April 3, 1865
Birth*12 Jun 1861 Lewis was born at Greenbrier Co, VA, on 12 Jun 1861. 
 He was the son of Oregon Bobbitt and Malinda Jane Burdette
Death*1861 Lewis died in 1861 at Greenbrier Co, VA. 

Citations

  1. [S62] Henry H. Hardesty, Hardesty's Greenbrier Co. History, (Jim Comstock, ed., Richwood, WV, 1974 (reprint of 1884 volume)), p. 189.

Martha Malinda Alice Bobbitt1

F, #5832, b. 28 Mar 1865, d. 1866
FatherOregon Bobbitt b. October 5, 1817, d. before 1895
MotherMalinda Jane Burdette b. circa 1829, d. April 3, 1865
Birth*28 Mar 1865 Martha was born at Greenbrier Co, VA, on 28 Mar 1865. 
 She was the daughter of Oregon Bobbitt and Malinda Jane Burdette
Death*1866 Martha died in 1866 at Greenbrier Co, VA. 

Citations

  1. [S62] Henry H. Hardesty, Hardesty's Greenbrier Co. History, (Jim Comstock, ed., Richwood, WV, 1974 (reprint of 1884 volume)), p. 189.

Lucy Ann Hill1

F, #5833, b. 23 Sep 1818
Birth*23 Sep 1818 Lucy was born at Amherst Co, VA, on 23 Sep 1818. 
Marriage*22 Dec 1842 She married Oregon Bobbitt at Monroe Co, VA, on 22 Dec 1842.1 
Census*1850 Lucy Ann Hill was listed as a resident in the census report at Greenbrier Co, VA, in 1850. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Greenbrier Co, VALucy Ann Hill

Partners and Children

Children

Citations

  1. [S62] Henry H. Hardesty, Hardesty's Greenbrier Co. History, (Jim Comstock, ed., Richwood, WV, 1974 (reprint of 1884 volume)), p. 189.

James H. Bobbitt1

M, #5834, b. 8 Oct 1843
FatherOregon Bobbitt b. October 5, 1817, d. before 1895
MotherLucy Ann Hill b. September 23, 1818
Birth*8 Oct 1843 James was born at Monroe Co, VA, on 8 Oct 1843. 
 He was the son of Oregon Bobbitt and Lucy Ann Hill
Census*1850 James H. Bobbitt was listed as a resident in the census report at Greenbrier Co, VA, in 1850. 
Census1860 James H. Bobbitt was listed as a resident in the census report at Greenbrier Co, VA, in 1860. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Greenbrier Co, VAJames H. Bobbitt
1860Greenbrier Co, VAJames H. Bobbitt

Citations

  1. [S62] Henry H. Hardesty, Hardesty's Greenbrier Co. History, (Jim Comstock, ed., Richwood, WV, 1974 (reprint of 1884 volume)), p. 189.

George W. Bobbitt1

M, #5835, b. 9 Sep 1845
FatherOregon Bobbitt b. October 5, 1817, d. before 1895
MotherLucy Ann Hill b. September 23, 1818
Birth*9 Sep 1845 George was born at Monroe Co, VA, on 9 Sep 1845. 
 He was the son of Oregon Bobbitt and Lucy Ann Hill
Census*1850 George W. Bobbitt was listed as a resident in the census report at Greenbrier Co, VA, in 1850. 
Census1860 George W. Bobbitt was listed as a resident in the census report at Greenbrier Co, VA, in 1860. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Greenbrier Co, VAGeorge W. Bobbitt
1860Greenbrier Co, VAGeorge W. Bobbitt

Citations

  1. [S62] Henry H. Hardesty, Hardesty's Greenbrier Co. History, (Jim Comstock, ed., Richwood, WV, 1974 (reprint of 1884 volume)), p. 189.

F. Napoleon Bobbitt1

M, #5836, b. 21 May 1848
FatherOregon Bobbitt b. October 5, 1817, d. before 1895
MotherLucy Ann Hill b. September 23, 1818
Birth*21 May 1848 F. was born at Monroe Co, VA, on 21 May 1848. 
 He was the son of Oregon Bobbitt and Lucy Ann Hill
Census*1850 F. Napoleon Bobbitt was listed as a resident in the census report at Greenbrier Co, VA, in 1850. 
Census1860 F. Napoleon Bobbitt was listed as a resident in the census report at Greenbrier Co, VA, in 1860. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Greenbrier Co, VAF. Napoleon Bobbitt
1860Greenbrier Co, VAF. Napoleon Bobbitt

Citations

  1. [S62] Henry H. Hardesty, Hardesty's Greenbrier Co. History, (Jim Comstock, ed., Richwood, WV, 1974 (reprint of 1884 volume)), p. 189.

Emily Jane Bobbitt1

F, #5837, b. 21 Feb 1851, d. before 1860
FatherOregon Bobbitt b. October 5, 1817, d. before 1895
MotherLucy Ann Hill b. September 23, 1818
Birth*21 Feb 1851 Emily was born at Greenbrier Co, VA, on 21 Feb 1851. 
 She was the daughter of Oregon Bobbitt and Lucy Ann Hill
Death*before 1860 Emily died before 1860. 

Citations

  1. [S62] Henry H. Hardesty, Hardesty's Greenbrier Co. History, (Jim Comstock, ed., Richwood, WV, 1974 (reprint of 1884 volume)), p. 189.

Lewis Samuel Miller Bobbitt1

M, #5838, b. 22 Jul 1853, d. before 1860
FatherOregon Bobbitt b. October 5, 1817, d. before 1895
MotherLucy Ann Hill b. September 23, 1818
Birth*22 Jul 1853 Lewis was born at Greenbrier Co, VA, on 22 Jul 1853. 
 He was the son of Oregon Bobbitt and Lucy Ann Hill
Death*before 1860 Lewis died before 1860. 

Citations

  1. [S62] Henry H. Hardesty, Hardesty's Greenbrier Co. History, (Jim Comstock, ed., Richwood, WV, 1974 (reprint of 1884 volume)), p. 189.

Margaret Brown1

F, #5839, d. 12 Feb 1895
Birth* Margaret was born at Falling Spg Dist, Greenbrier Co, VA. 
Marriage*1865 She married Oregon Bobbitt at Greenbrier Co, WV, in 1865.1 
Death*12 Feb 1895 Margaret died on 12 Feb 1895 at Greenbrier Co, WV. 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S62] Henry H. Hardesty, Hardesty's Greenbrier Co. History, (Jim Comstock, ed., Richwood, WV, 1974 (reprint of 1884 volume)), p. 189.

Susan M. Barron

F, #5840, b. circa 1848, d. 15 Feb 1907
Birth*circa 1848 Susan was born at MO circa 1848.1 
Marriage*16 Oct 1865 She married John Thomas Alderson at Randolph Co, MO, on 16 Oct 1865.2 
Census30 Jul 1870 Susan M. Barron and John Thomas Alderson appeared on the census as head of household at Salt Springs Twp, Randolph Co, MO, on 30 Jul 1870.1 
Death*15 Feb 1907 Susan died on 15 Feb 1907 at Huntsville, Randolph Co, MO.3 
Burial* Her body was interred at Huntsville, Randolph Co, MO.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
30 Jul 1870Salt Springs Twp, Randolph Co, MOJohn Thomas Alderson, Susan M. Barron, Annie W. Alderson and Dora Alderson1

Partners and Children

Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S1224] Randolph Co. MO Marriages, Bk A, p. 306, by Rev. M.J. Sears.
  3. [S43] Sarah Helen Alderson, Aldersons Across America, 3rd rev, 1991, typed manuscript,.

Nancy E. Alderson

F, #5841, b. circa 1849
FatherWilliam Washington Alderson b. circa 1824, d. after 1880
MotherSusan F. (?) b. circa 1825, d. after 1880
Birth*circa 1849 Nancy was born at Randolph Co, MO, circa 1849. 
 She was the daughter of William Washington Alderson and Susan F. (?) 
Census*1850 Nancy E. Alderson was listed as a resident in the census report at Sugar Creek Twp, Randolph Co, MO, in 1850. 
Census1860 Nancy E. Alderson was listed as a resident in the census report at Chariton Twp, Randolph Co, MO, in 1860. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Sugar Creek Twp, Randolph Co, MONancy E. Alderson
1860Chariton Twp, Randolph Co, MONancy E. Alderson

Luther A. Alderson

M, #5842, b. 1850, d. before 1910
FatherWilliam Washington Alderson b. circa 1824, d. after 1880
MotherSusan F. (?) b. circa 1825, d. after 1880
Census*1850 Luther A. Alderson was listed as a resident in the census report at Sugar Creek Twp, Randolph Co, MO, in 1850. Age 1 month.. 
Birth*1850 Luther was born at Randolph Co, MO, in 1850. 
 He was the son of William Washington Alderson and Susan F. (?) 
Census1860 Luther A. Alderson was listed as a resident in the census report at Chariton Twp, Randolph Co, MO, in 1860. 
Marriage*1877 He married Candice E. Lloyd at IN in 1877.1 
Census1880 Luther A. Alderson appeared on the census as head of household at DeWitt Co, IL, in 1880.1 
Census1900 He appeared on the census as head of household at Madison Co, IL, in 1900.1 
Death*before 1910 Luther died before 1910 at Madison Co, IL.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Sugar Creek Twp, Randolph Co, MOLuther A. Alderson
1860Chariton Twp, Randolph Co, MOLuther A. Alderson
1880DeWitt Co, ILLuther A. Alderson1
1900Madison Co, ILLuther A. Alderson1

Partners and Children

Marriage*1877 He married Candice E. Lloyd at IN in 1877.1 

Citations

  1. [S11] James A. Cross., Alderson Families Living in North America through 1920 (James A. Cross, Box 2245, El Cajon, CA 92021),.
  2. [S11] James A. Cross., Alderson Families Living in North America through 1920 (James A. Cross, Box 2245, El Cajon, CA 92021), location assumed from widow's residence in Madison Co., IL in 1910.

Hiram E. Alderson

M, #5843, b. circa 1852, d. 1884
FatherWilliam Washington Alderson b. circa 1824, d. after 1880
MotherSusan F. (?) b. circa 1825, d. after 1880
Birth*circa 1852 Hiram was born at Randolph Co, MO, circa 1852. 
 He was the son of William Washington Alderson and Susan F. (?) 
Census*1860 Hiram E. Alderson was listed as a resident in the census report at Chariton Twp, Randolph Co, MO, in 1860. 
Marriage*circa 1877 He married Annie E. McKann at CA circa 1877.1 
Death*1884 Hiram died in 1884 at CA. Alderson, Hiram E. ... died in 1884 ... age 32 ... 1884D-41.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1860Chariton Twp, Randolph Co, MOHiram E. Alderson

Partners and Children

Children

Citations

  1. [S11] James A. Cross., Alderson Families Living in North America through 1920 (James A. Cross, Box 2245, El Cajon, CA 92021),.
  2. [S2719] San Francisco Call, indexed at http://www.jwfgenresearch.com/SFCall/6900-02.htm

Florence Alderson

F, #5844, b. circa 1854
FatherWilliam Washington Alderson b. circa 1824, d. after 1880
MotherSusan F. (?) b. circa 1825, d. after 1880
Birth*circa 1854 Florence was born at Randolph Co, MO, circa 1854. 
 She was the daughter of William Washington Alderson and Susan F. (?) 
Census*1860 Florence Alderson was listed as a resident in the census report at Chariton Twp, Randolph Co, MO, in 1860. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1860Chariton Twp, Randolph Co, MOFlorence Alderson

William Alderson

M, #5845, b. circa 1856
FatherWilliam Washington Alderson b. circa 1824, d. after 1880
MotherSusan F. (?) b. circa 1825, d. after 1880
Birth*circa 1856 William was born at Randolph Co, MO, circa 1856. 
 He was the son of William Washington Alderson and Susan F. (?) 
Census*1860 William Alderson was listed as a resident in the census report at Chariton Twp, Randolph Co, MO, in 1860. 
Marriage*circa 1897 He married Emma (?) circa 1897. 
Census1900 William Alderson appeared on the census as head of household at Clinton Co, OH, in 1900.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1860Chariton Twp, Randolph Co, MOWilliam Alderson
1900Clinton Co, OHWilliam Alderson1

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S11] James A. Cross., Alderson Families Living in North America through 1920 (James A. Cross, Box 2245, El Cajon, CA 92021),.

Arnettie (?) Alderson

F, #5846, b. circa 1858
FatherWilliam Washington Alderson b. circa 1824, d. after 1880
MotherSusan F. (?) b. circa 1825, d. after 1880
Birth*circa 1858 Arnettie was born at Randolph Co, MO, circa 1858. 
 She was the daughter of William Washington Alderson and Susan F. (?) 
Census*1860 Arnettie (?) Alderson was listed as a resident in the census report at Chariton Twp, Randolph Co, MO, in 1860. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1860Chariton Twp, Randolph Co, MOArnettie (?) Alderson

M. H. Alderson

M, #5847, b. circa 1859
FatherJames A. Alderson b. March 5, 1834, d. September 21, 1903
MotherSarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver b. September 11, 1838, d. January 4, 1916
Birth*circa 1859 M. was born at Randolph Co, MO, circa 1859.
1860 census age 6/12, b. MO.1 
 He was the son of James A. Alderson and Sarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver
(Witness) Census27 Aug 1860 M. H. Alderson appeared on the census of 27 Aug 1860 in the household of James A. Alderson and Sarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver at Sugar Creek Twp, Randolph Co, MO.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
27 Aug 1860Sugar Creek Twp, Randolph Co, MOJames A. Alderson, Sarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver and M. H. Alderson1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Laura Belle Alderson

F, #5848, b. Dec 1861
FatherJames A. Alderson b. March 5, 1834, d. September 21, 1903
MotherSarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver b. September 11, 1838, d. January 4, 1916
Birth*Dec 1861 Laura was born at Randolph Co, MO, in Dec 1861.1 
 She was the daughter of James A. Alderson and Sarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver
(Witness) Census30 Jul 1870 Laura Belle Alderson appeared on the census of 30 Jul 1870 in the household of James A. Alderson and Sarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver at Salt Springs Twp, Randolph Co, MO.2 
(Witness) Census1 Jun 1880 Laura Belle Alderson appeared on the census of 1 Jun 1880 in the household of James A. Alderson and Sarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver at Salt Creek Twp, Randolph Co, MO.2 
Census*5 Jun 1900 Laura Belle Alderson appeared on the census as head of household at Moberly, Randolph Co, MO, on 5 Jun 1900.1 
(informant) Death30 Sep 1921 Laura was informant for the death of John Thomas Alderson at Moberly, Randolph Co, MO, on 30 Sep 1921.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
30 Jul 1870Salt Springs Twp, Randolph Co, MOJames A. Alderson, Sarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver, Laura Belle Alderson and John Thomas Alderson2
1 Jun 1880Salt Creek Twp, Randolph Co, MOJames A. Alderson, Sarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver, Laura Belle Alderson and John Thomas Alderson2
5 Jun 1900Moberly, Randolph Co, MOLaura Belle Alderson, James A. Alderson, Sarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver and John Thomas Alderson1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2707] Missouri State Archives., Missouri Birth and Death Record Database (online at http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/#search),.

John Thomas Alderson

M, #5849, b. 2 Dec 1863, d. 30 Sep 1921
FatherJames A. Alderson b. March 5, 1834, d. September 21, 1903
MotherSarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver b. September 11, 1838, d. January 4, 1916
Birth*2 Dec 1863 John was born at Randolph Co, MO, on 2 Dec 1863.1,2 
 He was the son of James A. Alderson and Sarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver
(Witness) Census30 Jul 1870 John Thomas Alderson appeared on the census of 30 Jul 1870 in the household of James A. Alderson and Sarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver at Salt Springs Twp, Randolph Co, MO.3 
(Witness) Census1 Jun 1880 John Thomas Alderson appeared on the census of 1 Jun 1880 in the household of James A. Alderson and Sarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver at Salt Creek Twp, Randolph Co, MO.3 
(Witness) Census5 Jun 1900 John Thomas Alderson appeared on the census of 5 Jun 1900 in the household of Laura Belle Alderson at Moberly, Randolph Co, MO.2 
(informant) Death4 Jan 1916 John was informant for the death of Sarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver at Moberly, Randolph Co, MO, on 4 Jan 1916.1,4 
Death*30 Sep 1921 John died on 30 Sep 1921 at Moberly, Randolph Co, MO, at age 57.1 
Burial*2 Oct 1921 His body was interred on 2 Oct 1921 at Huntsville, Randolph Co, MO, at Huntsville Cemetery.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
30 Jul 1870Salt Springs Twp, Randolph Co, MOJames A. Alderson, Sarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver, Laura Belle Alderson and John Thomas Alderson3
1 Jun 1880Salt Creek Twp, Randolph Co, MOJames A. Alderson, Sarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver, Laura Belle Alderson and John Thomas Alderson3
5 Jun 1900Moberly, Randolph Co, MOLaura Belle Alderson, James A. Alderson, Sarah Nancy 'Mitt' Oliver and John Thomas Alderson2

Citations

  1. [S2707] Missouri State Archives., Missouri Birth and Death Record Database (online at http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/#search),.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2738] FindAGrave.com (findagrave.com), gravestone: Sarah N. Alderson, online at https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi, accessed May 2017.

John Carrington Layson1,2

M, #5850, b. 25 Aug 1856, d. 5 Oct 1903
Burial* His body was interred at Harrison Co, MO, at Springer Cem.3 
Birth*25 Aug 1856 John was born at MO on 25 Aug 1856.3,4 
Marriage*1 Sep 1880 He married Mary Elizabeth 'Molly' Alderson at Grundy Co, MO, on 1 Sep 1880.
John C. Layson, res. Trenton, MO; Miss Mollie E. Alderson, res. Trenton, MO; md by T.J. Leavitt.5 
EmploymentMar 1885 Occupation: teacher in Mar 1885 at Union Twp, Butler Co, KS.6 
Census1 Mar 1885 John Carrington Layson and Mary Elizabeth 'Molly' Alderson appeared on the census as head of household at Union Twp, Butler Co, KS, on 1 Mar 1885.6 
Employment*Jun 1900 Occupation: farmer in Jun 1900 at Fox Creek Twp, Harrison Co, MO.4 
Num Child*19 Jun 1900 John Carrington Layson and Mary Elizabeth 'Molly' Alderson had 8 children, with 8 living at the time of the census in 1900.4 
Census*19 Jun 1900 John Carrington Layson and Mary Elizabeth 'Molly' Alderson appeared on the census as head of household at Fox Creek Twp, Harrison Co, MO, on 19 Jun 1900.7 
Death*5 Oct 1903 John died on 5 Oct 1903 at MO at age 47.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1 Mar 1885Union Twp, Butler Co, KSMary Elizabeth 'Molly' Alderson, John Carrington Layson, Ira Ward Layson and James William Layson6
19 Jun 1900Fox Creek Twp, Harrison Co, MOJohn Carrington Layson, Mary Elizabeth 'Molly' Alderson, Ira Ward Layson, James William Layson, Homer Lucian Layson, John Frank Layson, David Ralph Layson, Grace Layson, Pearl Layson and Rose Veva Layson7

Partners and Children

Marriage*1 Sep 1880 He married Mary Elizabeth 'Molly' Alderson at Grundy Co, MO, on 1 Sep 1880.
John C. Layson, res. Trenton, MO; Miss Mollie E. Alderson, res. Trenton, MO; md by T.J. Leavitt.5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S43] Sarah Helen Alderson, Aldersons Across America, 3rd rev, 1991, typed manuscript, p. 143; son of James Finley and Jemima A. Layson.
  2. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,, Death certificate of Rose V. Layson Fleming, 1972.
  3. [S2738] FindAGrave.com (findagrave.com), gravestone: John C. Layson, online at https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/13181208/…, accessed January 2020.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007.
  6. [S2724] Kansas State Census, online at ancestry.com.
  7. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.