Margaret Jane Smith1,2,3

F, #17372, b. circa 1857
Birth*circa 1857 Margaret was born at VA circa 1857. 1880 census age 23.4 
Marriage*27 Jun 1875 She married John Tatum at Kanawha Co, WV, on 27 Jun 1875. John Tatum, age 24, b. n/a, res. Kanawha Co; Jane Smith, age 20, b. Kanawha Co, res. Kanawha Co; informant James Schoolcraft.1,2 
Census*2 Jun 1880 Margaret Jane Smith and John Tatum appeared on the census as head of household at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 2 Jun 1880.5,4 
Census4 Jun 1900 Margaret Jane Smith and John Tatum appeared on the census as head of household at Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 4 Jun 1900. John is enumerated as age 45, b. Jan 1855. Margaret is listed age 35, b. Jan 1865. They were shown as married 27 years, with 4 children, 4 living. The birth dates and number of children is contradictory to other censuses, but the 1910 census again lists Jane and indicates this is the first marriage for both John and her. The 1910 census reports they had 12 children, of which 5 were alive..4 
Census4 May 1910 Margaret Jane Smith and John Tatum appeared on the census as head of household at Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 4 May 1910. Also enumerated in this household was Nellie Quillen, granddaughter, age 8, b. WV.4 
Census6 Jan 1920 Margaret Jane Smith appeared on the census as head of household at Boomer, Fayette Co, WV, on 6 Jan 1920.4 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
2 Jun 1880Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WVJohn Tatum, Margaret Jane Smith, Martha Tatum and Sally Tatum5,4
4 Jun 1900Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WVJohn Tatum, Margaret Jane Smith, Frank P. Tatum, Lula Tatum, Sadie Tatum and Hattie Tatum4
4 May 1910Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WVJohn Tatum, Margaret Jane Smith, Hattie Tatum, Sadie Tatum, Frank P. Tatum and Nellie Quilling4
6 Jan 1920Boomer, Fayette Co, WVMargaret Jane Smith, Nellie Quilling, James B. Cook and Annie M. Cook4

Partners and Children

Children

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Kanawha Co, WV.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2713] WV Births online at www.wvculture.org,, Fayette Co, WV.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S215] William A. Marsh., 1880 Census of West Virginia, Vol. 4: Braxton, Clay, Nicholas, Fayette, Raleigh, Wyoming (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 1982),.
  6. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

Martha Tatum

F, #17373, b. Feb 1876
FatherJohn Tatum b. circa 1852, d. 9 Mar 1911
MotherMargaret Jane Smith b. circa 1857
Birth*Feb 1876 Martha was born at Coal Valley, Fayette Co, WV, in Feb 1876. Martha Tatum, b. Coal Valley, father John Tatum, farmer, res. Fayette Co, mother M.J. Tatum, single birth, reported by John Tatum, father.1,2 
 She was the daughter of John Tatum and Margaret Jane Smith
(Witness) Census2 Jun 1880 Martha Tatum appeared on the census of 2 Jun 1880 in the household of John Tatum and Margaret Jane Smith at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV.3,4 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
2 Jun 1880Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WVJohn Tatum, Margaret Jane Smith, Martha Tatum and Sally Tatum3,4

Citations

  1. [S2713] WV Births online at www.wvculture.org,, Fayette Co, WV.
  2. [S19] online databases (www.ancestry.com), Fridley, Beth, comp. Fayette County, West Virginia Births, 1866 - 1880 [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001-. Original data: Fayette County, West Virginia Birth and Death Records, 1866-1968. County court records located at Fayette, West Virginia.
  3. [S215] William A. Marsh., 1880 Census of West Virginia, Vol. 4: Braxton, Clay, Nicholas, Fayette, Raleigh, Wyoming (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 1982),.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Sally Tatum

F, #17374, b. Nov 1879
FatherJohn Tatum b. circa 1852, d. 9 Mar 1911
MotherMargaret Jane Smith b. circa 1857
NicknameAug 1879  As of Aug 1879, Sally Tatum also went by the name of Araminta Tatum.1 
Birth2Aug 1879 Conflicting evidence states that Sally was born at Fayette Co, WV, in Aug 1879. Listed as "Araminta Tatum", father John, mother M.J. (Margaret Jane).1 
Birth*Nov 1879 Sally was born at WV in Nov 1879. 
 She was the daughter of John Tatum and Margaret Jane Smith
(Witness) Census2 Jun 1880 Sally Tatum appeared on the census of 2 Jun 1880 in the household of John Tatum and Margaret Jane Smith at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV.2,3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
2 Jun 1880Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WVJohn Tatum, Margaret Jane Smith, Martha Tatum and Sally Tatum2,3

Citations

  1. [S19] online databases (www.ancestry.com), Fridley, Beth, comp. Fayette County, West Virginia Births, 1866 - 1880 [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001-. Original data: Fayette County, West Virginia Birth and Death Records, 1866-1968. County court records located at Fayette, West Virginia.
  2. [S215] William A. Marsh., 1880 Census of West Virginia, Vol. 4: Braxton, Clay, Nicholas, Fayette, Raleigh, Wyoming (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 1982),.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Frank P. Tatum1

M, #17375, b. Jan 1881, d. 13 Dec 1935
FatherJohn Tatum b. circa 1852, d. 9 Mar 1911
MotherMargaret Jane Smith b. circa 1857
Birth*Jan 1881 Frank was born at Jackson Co, OH, in Jan 1881.2,3 
 He was the son of John Tatum and Margaret Jane Smith
(Witness) Census4 Jun 1900 Frank P. Tatum appeared on the census of 4 Jun 1900 in the household of John Tatum and Margaret Jane Smith at Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WV.4 
EmploymentMay 1910 Occupation: coal miner in May 1910 at Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WV.4 
(Witness) Census4 May 1910 Frank P. Tatum appeared on the census of 4 May 1910 in the household of John Tatum and Margaret Jane Smith at Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WV.4 
Marriage*3 Jul 1919 He married Goldie Alice Williams at Boomer, Fayette Co, WV, on 3 Jul 1919. Frank P. Tatum, age 42, single, b. OH, res. Boomer, par. John & Margaret, miner; Goldie Alice Williams, age 24, single, b. OH, res. Boomer, par. James & Bell; md by H.K Blankenship at Boomer.1 
Employment*4 Jan 1920 Occupation: coal miner on 4 Jan 1920 at Boomer, Fayette Co, WV.4 
Census*4 Jan 1920 Frank P. Tatum and Goldie Alice Williams appeared on the census as head of household at Boomer, Fayette Co, WV, on 4 Jan 1920.4 
(informant) Death18 Apr 1924 Frank was informant for the death of Sadie Tatum at Boomer, Fayette Co, WV, on 18 Apr 1924.3 
Death*13 Dec 1935 Frank died on 13 Dec 1935 at Plymouth, Putnam Co, WV, at age 54. Age given as 60y, 11m, 13d (30 Dec 1874) in death certificate (Neal Dent informant), but prior to marriage of parents.3 
Burial*15 Dec 1935 His body was interred on 15 Dec 1935 at Bancroft, Putnam Co, WV, at Bancroft Cem.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
4 Jun 1900Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WVJohn Tatum, Margaret Jane Smith, Frank P. Tatum, Lula Tatum, Sadie Tatum and Hattie Tatum4
4 May 1910Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WVJohn Tatum, Margaret Jane Smith, Hattie Tatum, Sadie Tatum, Frank P. Tatum and Nellie Quilling4
4 Jan 1920Boomer, Fayette Co, WVGoldie Alice Williams and Frank P. Tatum4

Partners and Children

Marriage*3 Jul 1919 He married Goldie Alice Williams at Boomer, Fayette Co, WV, on 3 Jul 1919. Frank P. Tatum, age 42, single, b. OH, res. Boomer, par. John & Margaret, miner; Goldie Alice Williams, age 24, single, b. OH, res. Boomer, par. James & Bell; md by H.K Blankenship at Boomer.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

Lula Tatum

F, #17376, b. Dec 1883
FatherJohn Tatum b. circa 1852, d. 9 Mar 1911
MotherMargaret Jane Smith b. circa 1857
Birth*Dec 1883 Lula was born at WV in Dec 1883.1 
 She was the daughter of John Tatum and Margaret Jane Smith
(Witness) Census4 Jun 1900 Lula Tatum appeared on the census of 4 Jun 1900 in the household of John Tatum and Margaret Jane Smith at Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WV.2 
Marriage* Lula Tatum married Joseph Quilling.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
4 Jun 1900Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WVJohn Tatum, Margaret Jane Smith, Frank P. Tatum, Lula Tatum, Sadie Tatum and Hattie Tatum2

Partners and Children

Child

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. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.

Sadie Tatum

F, #17378, b. Oct 1893, d. 18 Apr 1924
Sadie Tatum Dent
Image credit: Rick Dent
FatherJohn Tatum b. circa 1852, d. 9 Mar 1911
MotherMargaret Jane Smith b. circa 1857
Birth*Oct 1893 Sadie was born at Crown Hill, Kanawha Co, WV, in Oct 1893.1,2 
 She was the daughter of John Tatum and Margaret Jane Smith
(Witness) Census4 Jun 1900 Sadie Tatum appeared on the census of 4 Jun 1900 in the household of John Tatum and Margaret Jane Smith at Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WV.3 
(Witness) Census4 May 1910 Sadie Tatum appeared on the census of 4 May 1910 in the household of John Tatum and Margaret Jane Smith at Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WV.3 
Marriage18 Sep 1913 She married Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Dent at Boomer, Fayette Co, WV, on 18 Sep 1913. Frank Dent, age 24, single, b. Dana, WV, res. Boomer, par. Geo. W. & Mary, miner; Sadie Tatum, age 20, single, b. Crown Hill, WV, res. Boomer, par. John & Jane; md by O.M. Mayes at Boomer.2,3 
Census4 Jan 1920 Sadie Tatum and Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Dent appeared on the census as head of household at Boomer, Fayette Co, WV, on 4 Jan 1920.3 
Death*18 Apr 1924 Sadie died on 18 Apr 1924 at Boomer, Fayette Co, WV, at age 30.4 
Burial*20 Apr 1924 Her body was interred on 20 Apr 1924 at Boomer, Fayette Co, WV, at Boomer Cem.4 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
4 Jun 1900Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WVJohn Tatum, Margaret Jane Smith, Frank P. Tatum, Lula Tatum, Sadie Tatum and Hattie Tatum3
4 May 1910Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WVJohn Tatum, Margaret Jane Smith, Hattie Tatum, Sadie Tatum, Frank P. Tatum and Nellie Quilling3
4 Jan 1920Boomer, Fayette Co, WVBenjamin Franklin "Frank" Dent, Sadie Tatum, Cornelius Addison "Neal" Dent, Oather Bays Dent, Charlotte May Dent and Mary Jane Dent3

Partners and Children

Marriage18 Sep 1913 She married Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Dent at Boomer, Fayette Co, WV, on 18 Sep 1913. Frank Dent, age 24, single, b. Dana, WV, res. Boomer, par. Geo. W. & Mary, miner; Sadie Tatum, age 20, single, b. Crown Hill, WV, res. Boomer, par. John & Jane; md by O.M. Mayes at Boomer.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.

Hattie Tatum1,2

F, #17379, b. 1 Feb 1894
FatherJohn Tatum b. circa 1852, d. 9 Mar 1911
MotherMargaret Jane Smith b. circa 1857
Birth*1 Feb 1894 Hattie was born at Crown Hill, Kanawha Co, WV, on 1 Feb 1894. Hattie Tatom, b. Kanawha Co, father John Tatom, miner, res. Kanawha Co, mother Mary J. Tatom, single birth, reported by mother.3,2 
 She was the daughter of John Tatum and Margaret Jane Smith
Birth2Feb 1896 Conflicting evidence states that Hattie was born at WV in Feb 1896.4 
(Witness) Census4 Jun 1900 She appeared on the census of 4 Jun 1900 in the household of John Tatum and Margaret Jane Smith at Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census4 May 1910 Hattie Tatum appeared on the census of 4 May 1910 in the household of John Tatum and Margaret Jane Smith at Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Marriage*6 Feb 1914 She married Gustaves Hicks at Boomer, Fayette Co, WV, on 6 Feb 1914. Gustaves Hicks, age 36, divorced, b. Buena Vista, VA, res. Boomer, par. Alexander & Nannie, miner; Hallie Tatum, age 19, single, b. Crown Hill, res. Boomer, par. John & Jane; md by O.M. Mayes at Boomer.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
4 Jun 1900Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WVJohn Tatum, Margaret Jane Smith, Frank P. Tatum, Lula Tatum, Sadie Tatum and Hattie Tatum1
4 May 1910Longacre Pct, Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WVJohn Tatum, Margaret Jane Smith, Hattie Tatum, Sadie Tatum, Frank P. Tatum and Nellie Quilling1

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  3. [S2713] WV Births online at www.wvculture.org,, Kanawha Co, WV.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.