Mary Persinger

F, #5354, b. circa 1775
FatherHenry Persinger d. 1824
MotherGriselda
Birth*circa 1775 Mary was born at VA circa 1775.1 
 She was the daughter of Henry Persinger and Griselda. 
Marriage*31 May 1800 She married Jacob Bennett at Botetourt Co, VA, on 31 May 1800.2 
(Witness) Census25 Jul 1850 Mary Persinger appeared on the census of 25 Jul 1850 in the household of William Bennett and Catherine Persinger at District 1, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Census*11 Aug 1860 Mary Persinger and Jacob Bennett appeared on the census as head of household at Alleghany Co, VA, on 11 Aug 1860.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
25 Jul 1850District 1, Alleghany Co, VAWilliam Bennett, Catherine Persinger, Maria Bennett, Andrew Jackson Bennett, Sarah Elizabeth Bennett, John Lewis Bennett, Mary Bennett, Arrena Bennett, Jacob Bennett and Mary Persinger1
11 Aug 1860Alleghany Co, VAJacob Bennett, Mary Persinger and Sampson Persinger1

Family

Jacob Bennett b. circa 1777, d. Oct 1860
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S50] Vogt and Kethley, Botetourt Marriages, 1770-1853, Iberian Pub., Athens, GA, 1987, p. 529, consent of John Bennett, father.

Ruth Persinger

F, #5358, b. circa 1805, d. 1879
FatherHenry Persinger d. 1824
MotherGriselda
Birth*circa 1805 Ruth was born at VA circa 1805. 1860 census age 46.1 
 She was the daughter of Henry Persinger and Griselda. 
Marriage*26 Nov 1821 She married William Humphries at Botetourt Co, VA, on 26 Nov 1821.2 
Census*1850 Ruth Persinger was listed as a resident in the census report at Alleghany Co, VA, in 1850. 
Census11 Aug 1860 She and William Humphries appeared on the census as head of household at Alleghany Co, VA, on 11 Aug 1860. Also enumerated in this household was Emory B. Humphries, age 11/12, male, b. VA.1 
Death*1879 Ruth died in 1879 at Alleghany Co, VA.3 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Alleghany Co, VARuth Persinger
11 Aug 1860Alleghany Co, VAWilliam Humphries, Ruth Persinger, Davis Morton Humphries, Granville Humphries and Henry Humphries1

Family

William Humphries b. circa 1797
Children
  • Oliver Humphries+ b. 26 Jul 1826, d. 8 Jul 1849
  • John Humphries4
  • Harvey Humphries
  • Granville Humphries b. 18 Feb 1831, d. 27 Aug 1917
  • Elizabeth Humphries
  • Henry Humphries
  • Sampson Humphries
  • Charles Humphries
  • William Humphries
  • Davis Morton Humphries

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S50] Vogt and Kethley, Botetourt Marriages, 1770-1853, Iberian Pub., Athens, GA, 1987, p. 160; d/o Henry Persinger.
  3. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy Humphries Family, http://www.bobsfam.com/humptree/wga12.html#I1099, accessed June 2012.
  4. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Jamison-Simmons Cemetery, Alleghany Co, VA, online at http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/alleghany/cemeteries/…, accessed December 2015.

William Humphries

M, #5372, b. circa 1797
Birth*circa 1797 William was born at VA circa 1797. 
Marriage*26 Nov 1821 He married Ruth Persinger at Botetourt Co, VA, on 26 Nov 1821.1 
Census*1850 William Humphries was listed as a resident in the census report at Alleghany Co, VA, in 1850. 
Employment*Aug 1860 Occupation: farmer in Aug 1860 at Alleghany Co, VA.2 
Census11 Aug 1860 He and Ruth Persinger appeared on the census as head of household at Alleghany Co, VA, on 11 Aug 1860. Also enumerated in this household was Emory B. Humphries, age 11/12, male, b. VA.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Alleghany Co, VAWilliam Humphries
11 Aug 1860Alleghany Co, VAWilliam Humphries, Ruth Persinger, Davis Morton Humphries, Granville Humphries and Henry Humphries2

Family

Ruth Persinger b. circa 1805, d. 1879
Children
  • Oliver Humphries+ b. 26 Jul 1826, d. 8 Jul 1849
  • John Humphries3
  • Harvey Humphries
  • Granville Humphries b. 18 Feb 1831, d. 27 Aug 1917
  • Elizabeth Humphries
  • Henry Humphries
  • Sampson Humphries
  • Charles Humphries
  • William Humphries
  • Davis Morton Humphries

Citations

  1. [S50] Vogt and Kethley, Botetourt Marriages, 1770-1853, Iberian Pub., Athens, GA, 1987, p. 160; d/o Henry Persinger.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Jamison-Simmons Cemetery, Alleghany Co, VA, online at http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/alleghany/cemeteries/…, accessed December 2015.

Granville Humphries

F, #5373, b. 18 Feb 1831, d. 27 Aug 1917
FatherWilliam Humphries b. circa 1797
MotherRuth Persinger b. circa 1805, d. 1879
Birth*18 Feb 1831 Granville was born at Alleghany Co, VA, on 18 Feb 1831.1 
 She was the daughter of William Humphries and Ruth Persinger
Census*1850 Granville Humphries was listed as a resident in the census report at Alleghany Co, VA, in 1850. 
Marriage*2 Aug 1859 She married Charles Fridley at Alleghany Co, VA, on 2 Aug 1859. Chas Fridlley, age 24, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Isaac & E. Fridley; Granville Humphries, age 28, b. Alleghany Co, par. Wm & Ruth Humphreys.2,3 
(Witness) Census11 Aug 1860 Granville Humphries appeared on the census of 11 Aug 1860 in the household of William Humphries and Ruth Persinger at Alleghany Co, VA.4 
Census17 Jun 1900 Granville Humphries was listed as a resident in the census report at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 17 Jun 1900. Servant in the household of Oliver G. Humphries.4 
Death*27 Aug 1917 Granville died on 27 Aug 1917 at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, at age 86.1 
Burial*28 Aug 1917 Her body was interred on 28 Aug 1917 at Potts Creek, Alleghany Co, VA, at Jamison Cem.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Alleghany Co, VAGranville Humphries
11 Aug 1860Alleghany Co, VAWilliam Humphries, Ruth Persinger, Davis Morton Humphries, Granville Humphries and Henry Humphries4
17 Jun 1900Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAGranville Humphries4

Family

Charles Fridley b. 1838, d. 21 Aug 1859
Marriage*2 Aug 1859 She married Charles Fridley at Alleghany Co, VA, on 2 Aug 1859. Chas Fridlley, age 24, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Isaac & E. Fridley; Granville Humphries, age 28, b. Alleghany Co, par. Wm & Ruth Humphreys.2,3 

Citations

  1. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,.
  2. [S84] Marriages of Alleghany Co, VA 1822-1872 (Heritage Books, Inc.), p. 101.
  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, online at ancestry.com.

Jacob Bennett

M, #5380, b. circa 1777, d. Oct 1860
FatherJohn Bennett
Mother(?) (?)
Birth*circa 1777 Jacob was born at VA circa 1777.1 
 He was the son of John Bennett and (?) (?) 
Marriage*31 May 1800 He married Mary Persinger at Botetourt Co, VA, on 31 May 1800.2 
(Witness) Census25 Jul 1850 Jacob Bennett appeared on the census of 25 Jul 1850 in the household of William Bennett and Catherine Persinger at District 1, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Employment*Aug 1860 Occupation: farmer in Aug 1860 at Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Census*11 Aug 1860 Jacob Bennett and Mary Persinger appeared on the census as head of household at Alleghany Co, VA, on 11 Aug 1860.1 
Death*Oct 1860 Jacob died in Oct 1860 at Alleghany Co, VA.3 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
25 Jul 1850District 1, Alleghany Co, VAWilliam Bennett, Catherine Persinger, Maria Bennett, Andrew Jackson Bennett, Sarah Elizabeth Bennett, John Lewis Bennett, Mary Bennett, Arrena Bennett, Jacob Bennett and Mary Persinger1
11 Aug 1860Alleghany Co, VAJacob Bennett, Mary Persinger and Sampson Persinger1

Family

Mary Persinger b. circa 1775
Marriage*31 May 1800 He married Mary Persinger at Botetourt Co, VA, on 31 May 1800.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S50] Vogt and Kethley, Botetourt Marriages, 1770-1853, Iberian Pub., Athens, GA, 1987, p. 529, consent of John Bennett, father.
  3. [S2453] Genealogy of Jacob Bennett, posted by Debby, e-mail address, on VA/WVA Roots, Feb 1997.

William Bennett

M, #5381, b. circa 1814
FatherJacob Bennett b. circa 1777, d. Oct 1860
MotherMary Persinger b. circa 1775
Birth*circa 1814 William was born at VA circa 1814. 
 He was the son of Jacob Bennett and Mary Persinger
Marriage*18 Jan 1834 He married Sarah Catherine Stull at VA on 18 Jan 1834.1 
Census*1840 William Bennett appeared on the census as head of household at Alleghany Co, VA, in 1840.2 
Marriage17 Jan 1850 He married Catherine Persinger at Botetourt Co, VA, on 17 Jan 1850.3 
Employment*Jul 1850 Occupation: farmer in Jul 1850 at District 1, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
Census25 Jul 1850 William Bennett and Catherine Persinger appeared on the census as head of household at District 1, Alleghany Co, VA, on 25 Jul 1850.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1840Alleghany Co, VAWilliam Bennett2
25 Jul 1850District 1, Alleghany Co, VAWilliam Bennett, Catherine Persinger, Maria Bennett, Andrew Jackson Bennett, Sarah Elizabeth Bennett, John Lewis Bennett, Mary Bennett, Arrena Bennett, Jacob Bennett and Mary Persinger2

Family 1

Sarah Catherine Stull d. before 1850
Marriage*18 Jan 1834 He married Sarah Catherine Stull at VA on 18 Jan 1834.1 
Children

Family 2

Catherine Persinger b. circa 1826
Marriage17 Jan 1850 He married Catherine Persinger at Botetourt Co, VA, on 17 Jan 1850.3 
Children
  • Rebecca E. Bennett
  • Martha A. Bennett

Citations

  1. [S1258] Second wife.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S50] Vogt and Kethley, Botetourt Marriages, 1770-1853, Iberian Pub., Athens, GA, 1987, p. 45, d/o Andrew Persinger.

Jesse Arnold Arrington1,2

M, #5382, b. 9 Jun 1905, d. 5 Jun 1969
FatherJames Henry Arrington b. 5 Oct 1872, d. 22 Jan 1953
MotherBonnie Katherine 'Kate' Fridley b. 1 Jan 1890, d. 4 Jun 1974
Birth*9 Jun 1905 Jesse was born at Fire Creek, Fayette Co, WV, on 9 Jun 1905.2 
 He was the son of James Henry Arrington and Bonnie Katherine 'Kate' Fridley
(Witness) Census4 May 1910 Jesse Arnold Arrington appeared on the census of 4 May 1910 in the household of James Henry Arrington and Bonnie Katherine 'Kate' Fridley at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV.3 
(Witness) Census19 Jan 1920 Jesse Arnold Arrington appeared on the census of 19 Jan 1920 in the household of James Henry Arrington and Bonnie Katherine 'Kate' Fridley at Page, Fayette Co, WV.3 
Marriage*25 Oct 1927 He married Hazel Gladys Wall at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV, on 25 Oct 1927. Jesse Arrington, age 22, single, b. Fire Creek, res. Page, par. James & Kate, clerk; Hazel Wall, age 21, single, b. Princeton, res. Page, par. R.L. & Mary; md by E.G. McKinney at Kincaid.4 
Employment*Apr 1930 Occupation: agent in Apr 1930 at Clendenin, Kanawha Co, WV. Insurance.3 
Census*4 Apr 1930 Jesse Arnold Arrington and Hazel Gladys Wall appeared on the census as head of household at Clendenin, Kanawha Co, WV, on 4 Apr 1930.3 
Residence*1 Apr 1935 Jesse Arnold Arrington and Hazel Gladys Wall resided at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV, on 1 Apr 1935.3 
EmploymentApr 1940 Occupation: coal company worker in Apr 1940 at Glascow, Kanawha Co, WV. Coal loader, coal mine.3 
Census4 Apr 1940 Jesse Arnold Arrington and Hazel Gladys Wall were listed as residents in the census report at Glascow, Kanawha Co, WV, on 4 Apr 1940. Enumerated in the household of Joe & Lona Wall (brother of Hazel Wall Arrington).3 
Marriage* Jesse Arnold Arrington married Margaret (?)2 
Residence*22 Jan 1953 Jesse Arnold Arrington resided at Detroit, Wayne Co, MI, on 22 Jan 1953.5 
ResidenceJun 1969 He resided at Portland, Multnomah Co, OR, in Jun 1969.2 
Death*5 Jun 1969 Jesse died on 5 Jun 1969 at Montgomery, Fayette Co, WV, at age 63.2,6 
Burial*7 Jun 1969 His body was interred on 7 Jun 1969 at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV, at Kincaid Cem.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
4 May 1910Kincaid, Fayette Co, WVJames Henry Arrington, Bonnie Katherine 'Kate' Fridley, Jesse Arnold Arrington and Roy Stanaford Arrington3
19 Jan 1920Page, Fayette Co, WVJames Henry Arrington, Bonnie Katherine 'Kate' Fridley, Jesse Arnold Arrington, Roy Stanaford Arrington, Martha Jeanette Arrington, Virginia Violett Arrington, Raymond Eugene Arrington and Elowise Gertrude Arrington3
4 Apr 1930Clendenin, Kanawha Co, WVJesse Arnold Arrington, Hazel Gladys Wall and Ronald Jesse Arrington3
4 Apr 1940Glascow, Kanawha Co, WVJesse Arnold Arrington, Hazel Gladys Wall and Wilda Lee Arrington3

Family 1

Hazel Gladys Wall b. 3 Mar 1912, d. 11 Mar 1993
Marriage*25 Oct 1927 He married Hazel Gladys Wall at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV, on 25 Oct 1927. Jesse Arrington, age 22, single, b. Fire Creek, res. Page, par. James & Kate, clerk; Hazel Wall, age 21, single, b. Princeton, res. Page, par. R.L. & Mary; md by E.G. McKinney at Kincaid.4 
Children

Family 2

Margaret (?)
Marriage* Jesse Arnold Arrington married Margaret (?)2 

Citations

  1. [S2135] Family Bible, (Possession of Bonnie Katherine Fridley Arrington, Oak Hill, WV, 1972).
  2. [S237] Obituary, Jesse Arrington, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Friday, 6 June 1969.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  5. [S237] Obituary, James Henry Arrington, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 25 January 1953.
  6. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  7. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Ronald Jesse Arrington, "Fayette County, WV - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 4", online at http://www.genealogybuff.com/wv/fayette/webbbs_config.pl/…, accessed February 2012.

Regnell Andrew Arrington

M, #5383, b. 29 Aug 1908, d. 18 Oct 1908
FatherJames Henry Arrington b. 5 Oct 1872, d. 22 Jan 1953
MotherBonnie Katherine 'Kate' Fridley b. 1 Jan 1890, d. 4 Jun 1974
Birth*29 Aug 1908 Regnell was born on 29 Aug 1908. 
 He was the son of James Henry Arrington and Bonnie Katherine 'Kate' Fridley
Death*18 Oct 1908 Regnell died on 18 Oct 1908. 

Roy Stanaford Arrington

M, #5384, b. 16 Sep 1909, d. 18 Feb 1974
FatherJames Henry Arrington b. 5 Oct 1872, d. 22 Jan 1953
MotherBonnie Katherine 'Kate' Fridley b. 1 Jan 1890, d. 4 Jun 1974
Birth*16 Sep 1909 Roy was born at Page, Fayette Co, WV, on 16 Sep 1909.1 
 He was the son of James Henry Arrington and Bonnie Katherine 'Kate' Fridley
(Witness) Census4 May 1910 Roy Stanaford Arrington appeared on the census of 4 May 1910 in the household of James Henry Arrington and Bonnie Katherine 'Kate' Fridley at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census19 Jan 1920 Roy Stanaford Arrington appeared on the census of 19 Jan 1920 in the household of James Henry Arrington and Bonnie Katherine 'Kate' Fridley at Page, Fayette Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census8 Apr 1930 Roy Stanaford Arrington appeared on the census of 8 Apr 1930 in the household of James Henry Arrington and Bonnie Katherine 'Kate' Fridley at Page, Fayette Co, WV.2 
Marriage*24 Dec 1932 He married Mary Alice Wolfe at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV, on 24 Dec 1932. Roy Arrington, age 23, single, b. Page, res. Page, par. James & Kate, railroad; Mary Wolfe, age 21, single, b. VA, res. Page, par. Lincoln & Millie; md by T.G. Fletcher at Kincaid.3 
Employment*May 1940 Roy's occupation: Shop work, Virginian Railroad at Page, Fayette Co, WV, in May 1940.2 
Census*11 May 1940 He and Mary Alice Wolfe appeared on the census as head of household at Page, Fayette Co, WV, on 11 May 1940.2 
Residence22 Jan 1953 Roy Stanaford Arrington resided at Page, Fayette Co, WV, on 22 Jan 1953.4 
Residence He resided at Wilmington, New Castle Co, DE, worked for National Vulcanizing and Fiber Co., Wilmington, DE..1 
Residence19 Nov 1971 He resided at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV, on 19 Nov 1971.5 
Residence*Feb 1974 He resided at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV, in Feb 1974.1 
Death*18 Feb 1974 Roy died on 18 Feb 1974 at Beckley Hosp, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 64.1 
Burial*21 Feb 1974 His body was interred on 21 Feb 1974 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, at High Lawn Memorial Park.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
4 May 1910Kincaid, Fayette Co, WVJames Henry Arrington, Bonnie Katherine 'Kate' Fridley, Jesse Arnold Arrington and Roy Stanaford Arrington2
19 Jan 1920Page, Fayette Co, WVJames Henry Arrington, Bonnie Katherine 'Kate' Fridley, Jesse Arnold Arrington, Roy Stanaford Arrington, Martha Jeanette Arrington, Virginia Violett Arrington, Raymond Eugene Arrington and Elowise Gertrude Arrington2
8 Apr 1930Page, Fayette Co, WVJames Henry Arrington, Bonnie Katherine 'Kate' Fridley, Roy Stanaford Arrington, Virginia Violett Arrington, Raymond Eugene Arrington, Elowise Gertrude Arrington, Grace Mae Arrington and Georgie Kathern Arrington2
11 May 1940Page, Fayette Co, WVRoy Stanaford Arrington and Mary Alice Wolfe2

Family

Mary Alice Wolfe b. 23 Jan 1913, d. 19 Nov 1971
Marriage*24 Dec 1932 He married Mary Alice Wolfe at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV, on 24 Dec 1932. Roy Arrington, age 23, single, b. Page, res. Page, par. James & Kate, railroad; Mary Wolfe, age 21, single, b. VA, res. Page, par. Lincoln & Millie; md by T.G. Fletcher at Kincaid.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Roy Stanaford Arrington, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 20 February 1974.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  4. [S237] Obituary, James Henry Arrington, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 25 January 1953.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Mary Arrington, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Saturday, 20 Nov 1971.

Roxie Irene Arrington1

F, #5385, b. 24 Apr 1916
FatherJames Henry Arrington b. 5 Oct 1872, d. 22 Jan 1953
MotherBonnie Katherine 'Kate' Fridley b. 1 Jan 1890, d. 4 Jun 1974
Birth*24 Apr 1916 Roxie was born at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV, on 24 Apr 1916.2 
 She was the daughter of James Henry Arrington and Bonnie Katherine 'Kate' Fridley

Citations

  1. [S2135] Family Bible, (Possession of Bonnie Katherine Fridley Arrington, Oak Hill, WV, 1972).
  2. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

Margaret

F, #5386
Marriage* She married George Fridley

Family

George Fridley b. 28 Aug 1731, d. 1814
Children