Edna Susan Wright1,2

F, #17451, b. 1867, d. 5 Jan 1959
Birth*1867 Edna was born at Alderson, Greenbrier Co, WV, in 1867.1,2 
Marriage* She married Ira J. Bragg, son of Joseph Bragg and Catherine R. Comer.2 
Census*10 May 1910 Edna Susan Wright and Ira J. Bragg appeared on the census as head of household at Quinnimont Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 10 May 1910.2 
Census28 May 1940 Edna Susan Wright and Ira J. Bragg appeared on the census as head of household at Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 28 May 1940.2 
Death*5 Jan 1959 Edna died on 5 Jan 1959 at Rt 1, Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV. Informant was Thelma Davis, Oak Hill, Rt 1.1 
Burial*7 Jan 1959 Her body was interred on 7 Jan 1959 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, at High Lawn Memorial Park.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
10 May 1910Quinnimont Dist, Fayette Co, WVIra J. Bragg and Edna Susan Wright2
28 May 1940Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVIra J. Bragg and Edna Susan Wright2

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Annie Bragg1

F, #17452, b. Jan 1882
FatherJames Henry Bragg1 b. October, 1855
MotherSarah Margaret Wood1 b. June, 1860, d. December 9, 1905
Birth*Jan 1882 Annie Bragg was born in Jan 1882 at WV.1 
 She was the daughter of James Henry Bragg and Sarah Margaret Wood.1 
(Witness) Census14 Jun 1900 Annie Bragg appeared on the census of 14 Jun 1900 in the household of James Henry Bragg and Sarah Margaret Wood at Mt Cove Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
14 Jun 1900Mt Cove Dist, Fayette Co, WVJames Henry Bragg, Sarah Margaret Wood, Annie Bragg, Mary Frances Bragg, Katie Bell Bragg, Luster Clarence Bragg, Theodore Wallace Bragg, Lillie E. Bragg, John Henry Bragg and James Warren Bragg1

Citations

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

Margaret Kincaid

F, #17453, b. circa 1866
FatherPreston Kincaid b. March, 1824
MotherEliza
Birth*circa 1866 Margaret was born at WV circa 1866. 
 She was the daughter of Preston Kincaid and Eliza
Census*1870 Margaret Kincaid was listed as a resident in the census report at Falls of Kanawha Twp, Fayette Co, WV, in 1870.1 
(Witness) Census11 Jun 1880 She appeared on the census of 11 Jun 1880 in the household of Preston Kincaid and Amanda Clay at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1870Falls of Kanawha Twp, Fayette Co, WVMargaret Kincaid1
11 Jun 1880Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WVPreston Kincaid, Amanda Clay, Richard Kincaid, Margaret Kincaid, James Daniel Kincaid, Thomas E. Kincaid, Robert Kincaid, Eliza F. Kincaid, Phillip Anderson Kincaid, William Harvey Kincaid and Suffie Kincaid1

Citations

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

James Daniel Kincaid

M, #17454, b. circa 1867
FatherPreston Kincaid b. March, 1824
MotherEliza
Birth*circa 1867 James was born at WV circa 1867. 
 He was the son of Preston Kincaid and Eliza
Census*1870 James Daniel Kincaid was listed as a resident in the census report at Falls of Kanawha Twp, Fayette Co, WV, in 1870.1 
(Witness) Census11 Jun 1880 He appeared on the census of 11 Jun 1880 in the household of Preston Kincaid and Amanda Clay at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Marriage*31 Jul 1897 He married Fannie Burnside at Fayette Co, WV, on 31 Jul 1897. J.D., 29, single, b. Fayette Co, WV, par. Preston and Eliza; Fannie, age 21, single, b. Fayette Co, WV, par. Alex and Sarah..2 
Marriagecirca 1907 He married Lelia R. Burnside circa 1907. 
Census1930 James Daniel Kincaid appeared on the census as head of household at Page, Fayette Co, WV, in 1930.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1870Falls of Kanawha Twp, Fayette Co, WVJames Daniel Kincaid1
11 Jun 1880Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WVPreston Kincaid, Amanda Clay, Richard Kincaid, Margaret Kincaid, James Daniel Kincaid, Thomas E. Kincaid, Robert Kincaid, Eliza F. Kincaid, Phillip Anderson Kincaid, William Harvey Kincaid and Suffie Kincaid1
1930Page, Fayette Co, WVJames Daniel Kincaid1

Partners and Children

Marriage*31 Jul 1897 He married Fannie Burnside at Fayette Co, WV, on 31 Jul 1897. J.D., 29, single, b. Fayette Co, WV, par. Preston and Eliza; Fannie, age 21, single, b. Fayette Co, WV, par. Alex and Sarah..2 

Partners and Children

Marriagecirca 1907 He married Lelia R. Burnside circa 1907. 
Child

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S146] Larry G. Shuck., Fayette Co. (W) Virginia Marriages 1832-1853 and 1865-1903 (Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1995),.

Adam Kincaid

M, #17455, b. circa 1869
FatherPreston Kincaid b. March, 1824
MotherEliza
Birth*circa 1869 Adam was born at WV circa 1869. 
 He was the son of Preston Kincaid and Eliza
Census*1870 Adam Kincaid was listed as a resident in the census report at Falls of Kanawha Twp, Fayette Co, WV, in 1870.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1870Falls of Kanawha Twp, Fayette Co, WVAdam Kincaid1

Citations

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

Ann E. Thompson

F, #17456, b. circa 1843, d. before 1877
Birth*circa 1843 Ann was born at Bedford Co, VA, circa 1843. 
Marriage*3 Aug 1871 She married Preston Kincaid at Fayette Co, WV, on 3 Aug 1871. Present, age n/a, widowed, b. Fayette Co, WV, par. John & Mary; Anne E., age 28, single, b. Bedford Co, VA, par. Nelson & Martha..1 
Death*before 1877 Ann died before 1877. Assumed from Preston's remarriage that year.. 

Partners and Children

Children

Citations

  1. [S146] Larry G. Shuck., Fayette Co. (W) Virginia Marriages 1832-1853 and 1865-1903 (Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1995),.

Amanda Clay

F, #17457, b. circa 1854
Birth*circa 1854 Amanda was born at Fayette Co, VA, circa 1854. 
Marriage*13 Dec 1877 She married Preston Kincaid at Fayette Co, WV, on 13 Dec 1877. Reston, age n/a, widowed, b. Fayette Co, WV, par. n/a; Amanda, age 23, single, b. Fayette Co, WV, par. Meredith & Marinda..1 
Census11 Jun 1880 Amanda Clay and Preston Kincaid appeared on the census as head of household at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 11 Jun 1880.2 
Census1900 Amanda Clay was listed as a resident in the census report at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV, in 1900. 1900 Fayette Co, WV census shows birth as May 1858, age 23 at first marriage. Fayette Marriages shows marriage of Amanda, age 23, single, on 13 December 1877, so c1854 date appears more likely..2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
11 Jun 1880Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WVPreston Kincaid, Amanda Clay, Richard Kincaid, Margaret Kincaid, James Daniel Kincaid, Thomas E. Kincaid, Robert Kincaid, Eliza F. Kincaid, Phillip Anderson Kincaid, William Harvey Kincaid and Suffie Kincaid2
1900Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WVAmanda Clay2

Partners and Children

Children

Citations

  1. [S146] Larry G. Shuck., Fayette Co. (W) Virginia Marriages 1832-1853 and 1865-1903 (Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1995),.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Thomas E. Kincaid

M, #17458, b. circa 1872
FatherPreston Kincaid b. March, 1824
MotherAnn E. Thompson b. circa 1843, d. before 1877
Birth*circa 1872 Thomas was born at WV circa 1872. 
 He was the son of Preston Kincaid and Ann E. Thompson
(Witness) Census11 Jun 1880 Thomas E. Kincaid appeared on the census of 11 Jun 1880 in the household of Preston Kincaid and Amanda Clay at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
11 Jun 1880Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WVPreston Kincaid, Amanda Clay, Richard Kincaid, Margaret Kincaid, James Daniel Kincaid, Thomas E. Kincaid, Robert Kincaid, Eliza F. Kincaid, Phillip Anderson Kincaid, William Harvey Kincaid and Suffie Kincaid1

Citations

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

Robert Kincaid

M, #17459, b. circa 1874
FatherPreston Kincaid b. March, 1824
MotherAnn E. Thompson b. circa 1843, d. before 1877
Birth*circa 1874 Robert was born at WV circa 1874. 
 He was the son of Preston Kincaid and Ann E. Thompson
(Witness) Census11 Jun 1880 Robert Kincaid appeared on the census of 11 Jun 1880 in the household of Preston Kincaid and Amanda Clay at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
11 Jun 1880Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WVPreston Kincaid, Amanda Clay, Richard Kincaid, Margaret Kincaid, James Daniel Kincaid, Thomas E. Kincaid, Robert Kincaid, Eliza F. Kincaid, Phillip Anderson Kincaid, William Harvey Kincaid and Suffie Kincaid1

Citations

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

Eliza F. Kincaid

F, #17460, b. Aug 1876
FatherPreston Kincaid b. March, 1824
MotherAnn E. Thompson b. circa 1843, d. before 1877
Birth*Aug 1876 Eliza was born at WV in Aug 1876. 
 She was the daughter of Preston Kincaid and Ann E. Thompson
(Witness) Census11 Jun 1880 Eliza F. Kincaid appeared on the census of 11 Jun 1880 in the household of Preston Kincaid and Amanda Clay at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Census1900 Eliza F. Kincaid was listed as a resident in the census report at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV, in 1900.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
11 Jun 1880Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WVPreston Kincaid, Amanda Clay, Richard Kincaid, Margaret Kincaid, James Daniel Kincaid, Thomas E. Kincaid, Robert Kincaid, Eliza F. Kincaid, Phillip Anderson Kincaid, William Harvey Kincaid and Suffie Kincaid1
1900Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WVEliza F. Kincaid1

Citations

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

Phillip Anderson Kincaid1,2

M, #17461, b. 5 Apr 1878, d. 14 Feb 1961
FatherPreston Kincaid b. March, 1824
MotherAmanda Clay b. circa 1854
Birth*5 Apr 1878 Phillip was born at Fayette Co, WV, on 5 Apr 1878.1,3,2 
 He was the son of Preston Kincaid and Amanda Clay
(Witness) Census11 Jun 1880 Phillip Anderson Kincaid appeared on the census of 11 Jun 1880 in the household of Preston Kincaid and Amanda Clay at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV.4 
Census1900 Phillip Anderson Kincaid was listed as a resident in the census report at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV, in 1900.4 
Marriage*8 Aug 1900 He married Madana M. "Dana" Payne at Fayette Co, WV, on 8 Aug 1900. Phillip Kincaid, age 22, single, b. Fayette Co, res. Fayette Co, par. Preston & Amanda, farmer; Dana Payne, age 22, single, b. Fayette Co, res. Fayette Co, par. Mat. & Launa; md by R.G. Backus.2 
Marriage*11 Jul 1906 He married Emma Katherine Arrington at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV, on 11 Jul 1906. P.A. Kincaid, age 28, widower, b. Fayette Co, res. Page, WV, par. Preston & Amanda, miner; E.C. Arrington, age 27, single, b. VA, res. Page, WV, par. n/a; md by J.W. Dawson at Kincaid.2 
EmploymentMay 1910 Occupation: machinist in May 1910 at Kincaid Precinct, Fayette Co, WV. Machine shop.4 
Census4 May 1910 Phillip Anderson Kincaid and Emma Katherine Arrington appeared on the census as head of household at Kincaid Precinct, Fayette Co, WV, on 4 May 1910.4 
Employment*Jan 1920 Occupation: timberman in Jan 1920 at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV. Lumber.4 
Census*24 Jan 1920 Phillip Anderson Kincaid and Emma Katherine Arrington appeared on the census as head of household at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV, on 24 Jan 1920.4 
EmploymentApr 1930 Occupation: timberman in Apr 1930 at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV. Coal mine.4 
Census14 Apr 1930 Phillip Anderson Kincaid and Emma Katherine Arrington appeared on the census as head of household at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 14 Apr 1930.4 
Census23 Apr 1940 Phillip Anderson Kincaid and Emma Katherine Arrington appeared on the census as head of household at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV, on 23 Apr 1940.4 
(informant) Death16 Jul 1959 Phillip was informant for the death of Emma Katherine Arrington at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV, on 16 Jul 1959.1 
Death*14 Feb 1961 Phillip died on 14 Feb 1961 at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV, at age 82.1 
Burial*16 Feb 1961 His body was interred on 16 Feb 1961 at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV, at Kincaid Cem.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
11 Jun 1880Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WVPreston Kincaid, Amanda Clay, Richard Kincaid, Margaret Kincaid, James Daniel Kincaid, Thomas E. Kincaid, Robert Kincaid, Eliza F. Kincaid, Phillip Anderson Kincaid, William Harvey Kincaid and Suffie Kincaid4
1900Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WVPhillip Anderson Kincaid4
4 May 1910Kincaid Precinct, Fayette Co, WVPhillip Anderson Kincaid, Emma Katherine Arrington, William C. Kincaid, Lelia Bertha Kincaid, Myrtle I. Kincaid and Beatrice M. Kincaid4
24 Jan 1920Kincaid, Fayette Co, WVPhillip Anderson Kincaid, Emma Katherine Arrington, Lelia Bertha Kincaid, Elmer Ray Kincaid, Myrtle I. Kincaid, Beatrice M. Kincaid, Preston J. Kincaid and James D. Kincaid4
14 Apr 1930Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WVPhillip Anderson Kincaid, Emma Katherine Arrington, Myrtle I. Kincaid, Beatrice M. Kincaid, Preston J. Kincaid and James D. Kincaid4
23 Apr 1940Kincaid, Fayette Co, WVPhillip Anderson Kincaid, Emma Katherine Arrington, Myrtle I. Kincaid and Preston J. Kincaid4

Partners and Children

Marriage*8 Aug 1900 He married Madana M. "Dana" Payne at Fayette Co, WV, on 8 Aug 1900. Phillip Kincaid, age 22, single, b. Fayette Co, res. Fayette Co, par. Preston & Amanda, farmer; Dana Payne, age 22, single, b. Fayette Co, res. Fayette Co, par. Mat. & Launa; md by R.G. Backus.2 
Children

Partners and Children

Marriage*11 Jul 1906 He married Emma Katherine Arrington at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV, on 11 Jul 1906. P.A. Kincaid, age 28, widower, b. Fayette Co, res. Page, WV, par. Preston & Amanda, miner; E.C. Arrington, age 27, single, b. VA, res. Page, WV, par. n/a; md by J.W. Dawson at Kincaid.2 
Children

Citations

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

William Harvey Kincaid

M, #17462, b. circa 1878
FatherPreston Kincaid b. March, 1824
MotherAmanda Clay b. circa 1854
Birth*circa 1878 William was born at WV circa 1878. 
 He was the son of Preston Kincaid and Amanda Clay
(Witness) Census11 Jun 1880 William Harvey Kincaid appeared on the census of 11 Jun 1880 in the household of Preston Kincaid and Amanda Clay at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Census1900 William Harvey Kincaid was listed as a resident in the census report at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV, in 1900.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
11 Jun 1880Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WVPreston Kincaid, Amanda Clay, Richard Kincaid, Margaret Kincaid, James Daniel Kincaid, Thomas E. Kincaid, Robert Kincaid, Eliza F. Kincaid, Phillip Anderson Kincaid, William Harvey Kincaid and Suffie Kincaid1
1900Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WVWilliam Harvey Kincaid1

Citations

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

Suffie Kincaid1

F, #17463, b. Mar 1880
FatherPreston Kincaid b. March, 1824
MotherAmanda Clay b. circa 1854
Birth*Mar 1880 Suffie was born at Fayette Co, WV, in Mar 1880. 1880 census age 3/12, b. March.1 
 She was the daughter of Preston Kincaid and Amanda Clay
(Witness) Census11 Jun 1880 Suffie Kincaid appeared on the census of 11 Jun 1880 in the household of Preston Kincaid and Amanda Clay at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
11 Jun 1880Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WVPreston Kincaid, Amanda Clay, Richard Kincaid, Margaret Kincaid, James Daniel Kincaid, Thomas E. Kincaid, Robert Kincaid, Eliza F. Kincaid, Phillip Anderson Kincaid, William Harvey Kincaid and Suffie Kincaid1

Citations

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

Richard Kincaid

M, #17464, b. circa 1861
FatherPreston Kincaid b. March, 1824
MotherEliza
Birth*circa 1861 Richard was born at VA circa 1861. 
 He was the son of Preston Kincaid and Eliza
Census1870 Richard Kincaid was listed as a resident in the census report at Falls of Kanawha Twp, Fayette Co, WV, in 1870. The name is written unclearly, and doesn't look like Richard, but the sex is male and the age accords with the 1880 Fayette Co, WV entry for Richard..1 
(Witness) Census11 Jun 1880 He appeared on the census of 11 Jun 1880 in the household of Preston Kincaid and Amanda Clay at Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1870Falls of Kanawha Twp, Fayette Co, WVRichard Kincaid1
11 Jun 1880Kanawha Dist, Fayette Co, WVPreston Kincaid, Amanda Clay, Richard Kincaid, Margaret Kincaid, James Daniel Kincaid, Thomas E. Kincaid, Robert Kincaid, Eliza F. Kincaid, Phillip Anderson Kincaid, William Harvey Kincaid and Suffie Kincaid1

Citations

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

John L. Elmore

M, #17465, b. circa 1858
FatherWilliam Elmore b. December, 1818
MotherJuliana Criner b. circa 1824, d. June 16, 1859
Birth*circa 1858 John was born at VA circa 1858. 
 He was the son of William Elmore and Juliana Criner
(Witness) Census22 Jun 1860 John L. Elmore appeared on the census of 22 Jun 1860 in the household of William Elmore at Johns Ck Valley, Craig Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census4 Aug 1870 John L. Elmore appeared on the census of 4 Aug 1870 in the household of William Elmore and Elizabeth Saunders at Simmonsville Twp, Craig Co, VA.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
22 Jun 1860Johns Ck Valley, Craig Co, VAWilliam Elmore, Didama Elmore, Joel Bradley Elmore, Andrew Jackson Elmore and John L. Elmore1
4 Aug 1870Simmonsville Twp, Craig Co, VAWilliam Elmore, Elizabeth Saunders, John L. Elmore and Mary A. Doss1

Citations

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

Mary A. Doss1

F, #17466, b. circa 1859
MotherElizabeth Saunders1 b. circa 1829
Birth*circa 1859 Mary was born at VA circa 1859. 
 She was the daughter of Elizabeth Saunders.1 
(Witness) Census4 Aug 1870 Mary A. Doss appeared on the census of 4 Aug 1870 in the household of William Elmore and Elizabeth Saunders at Simmonsville Twp, Craig Co, VA.2 
Research Note*1870  (an unknown value.)2,1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
4 Aug 1870Simmonsville Twp, Craig Co, VAWilliam Elmore, Elizabeth Saunders, John L. Elmore and Mary A. Doss2

Citations

  1. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,, Mary Alzania Doss Camper.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Elizabeth Saunders1

F, #17467, b. circa 1829
Birth*circa 1829 Elizabeth was born at VA circa 1829. 
Marriage*7 Dec 1865 She married William Elmore at Craig Co, VA, on 7 Dec 1865.
William Elwood [sic: Elmore], age 46, widowed, b. Craig Co, par. James & Milly Elwood [sic: Elmore]; Elizabeth Saunders, age 40, single, b. Giles Co, par. Patsy Saunders.2 
Census4 Aug 1870 Elizabeth Saunders and William Elmore appeared on the census as head of household at Simmonsville Twp, Craig Co, VA, on 4 Aug 1870.3 
Census*17 Jun 1880 Elizabeth Saunders and William Elmore appeared on the census as head of household at Blacksburg Dist, Montgomery Co, VA, on 17 Jun 1880. Also enumerated in this household was Mary E. Elmore [sic: Dowdy], age 20, granddaughter, b. VA; this is a child of Sarah Catherine Elmore by her first husband.3 
Census30 Jun 1900 Elizabeth Saunders and William Elmore appeared on the census as head of household at New Castle, Craig Co, VA, on 30 Jun 1900.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
4 Aug 1870Simmonsville Twp, Craig Co, VAWilliam Elmore, Elizabeth Saunders, John L. Elmore and Mary A. Doss3
17 Jun 1880Blacksburg Dist, Montgomery Co, VAWilliam Elmore, Elizabeth Saunders, Joel Bradley Elmore, Sarah Catherine Shaver, Samuel C. Elmore, Louisa India Elmore, William Elmore, Virginia Elmore, Ellzey Elmore and Nora H. Elmore3
30 Jun 1900New Castle, Craig Co, VAWilliam Elmore and Elizabeth Saunders3

Partners and Children

Child

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S211] Email Sondra Elmore Reger, e-mail address, 26 Jan 2009, citing Giles Co records.
  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. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,, Mary Alzania Doss Camper.

Orinoco Jeanetta Shelton

F, #17468, b. 22 Jul 1876, d. 30 Jun 1959
Birth*22 Jul 1876 Orinoco was born on 22 Jul 1876.1,2 
Marriage*3 Oct 1897 She married Oscar Henry Sims at Nicholas Co, WV, on 3 Oct 1897.2 
(informant) Death24 Feb 1935 Orinoco was informant for the death of Oscar Henry Sims at Summersville, Nicholas Co, WV, on 24 Feb 1935.3,1,2 
Death*30 Jun 1959 Orinoco died on 30 Jun 1959 at age 82.1,2 
Burial* Her body was interred at Summersville, Nicholas Co, WV, at Walker Memorial Cemetery.1 

Partners and Children

Child

Citations

  1. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Walker Cemetery, Summersville, WV, online at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvnichol/cemetery/…, accessed July 2011.
  2. [S2651] Sims Genealogy, compiled and documented by Cathy Meder-Dempsey, posted at http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, Dec. 2002, shows date of January 1863.
  3. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.

John Henry Sims1,2

M, #17469, b. 11 Sep 1909, d. 12 Sep 1981
FatherOscar Henry Sims b. November 2, 1867, d. February 24, 1935
MotherOrinoco Jeanetta Shelton b. July 22, 1876, d. June 30, 1959
Birth*11 Sep 1909 John was born on 11 Sep 1909.2 
 He was the son of Oscar Henry Sims and Orinoco Jeanetta Shelton
Marriage* He married Marguerite D. (?).2 
Death*12 Sep 1981 John died on 12 Sep 1981 at age 72.2 
Burial* His body was interred at Summersville, Nicholas Co, WV, at Walker Cemetery.2 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S116] William Griffee Brown, History of Nicholas Co., WV, 1954,.
  2. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Walker Cemetery, Summersville, WV, online at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvnichol/cemetery/…, accessed July 2011.

Nellie E. Ramsey1

F, #17470, b. 11 Feb 1881, d. Nov 1980
Birth*11 Feb 1881 Nellie was born at Fayette Co, WV, on 11 Feb 1881.2,3,1 
Marriage*13 Apr 1904 She married Doctor Franklin Sims at Kanawha Co, WV, on 13 Apr 1904. D. Frank Sims, age 32, single, b. Nicholas Co, res. Kanawha Co; Nellie E. Ramsey, age 23, single, b. Fayette Co, res. Kanawha Co; md by L.V. Leach.1 
Death*Nov 1980 Nellie died in Nov 1980 at Huntington, Cabell Co, WV, at age 99.2,3 
Burial* Her body was interred at Summersville, Nicholas Co, WV, at Walker Memorial Cemetery.3 

Partners and Children

Child
  • Meredith Sims

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Kanawha Co, WV.
  2. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Walker Cemetery, Summersville, WV, online at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvnichol/cemetery/…, accessed July 2011.

Margaret Jane Dorsey

F, #17472, b. circa 1821
Birth*circa 1821 Margaret was born at VA circa 1821. 
Marriage*26 Nov 1845 She married George Washington Sims at Nicholas Co, VA, on 26 Nov 1845.1 
Census1850 Margaret Jane Dorsey was listed as a resident in the census report at Fayette Co, VA, in 1850.2 
Census*1860 Margaret Jane Dorsey was listed as a resident in the census report at Fayette Co, VA, in 1860.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Fayette Co, VAMargaret Jane Dorsey2
1860Fayette Co, VAMargaret Jane Dorsey2

Partners and Children

Children

Citations

  1. [S243] Neva Jane Stout Bryant., SIMMS/SIMS Marriages, Nicholas Co, WV 1817-1933 (abstracted from Blake, Early Nicholas County (West) Virginia Marriage Bonds (& Records) 1818-1864; Cochran, Nicholas Co WV Marriages 1817-1903; Cochran, Nicholas Co. WV Marriages 1903-1933),.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Edna P. M. Sims

F, #17473, b. circa 1849
FatherGeorge Washington Sims b. circa 1821
MotherMargaret Jane Dorsey b. circa 1821
Birth*circa 1849 Edna was born at VA circa 1849. 
 She was the daughter of George Washington Sims and Margaret Jane Dorsey
Census*1850 Edna P. M. Sims was listed as a resident in the census report at Fayette Co, VA, in 1850. 
Census1860 Edna P. M. Sims was listed as a resident in the census report at Fayette Co, VA, in 1860. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Fayette Co, VAEdna P. M. Sims
1860Fayette Co, VAEdna P. M. Sims

Elizabeth Darlington

F, #17474, b. circa 1814
FatherBenjamin Darlington b. 1775, d. 1853
MotherMary 'Polly' Johnson b. circa 1790
Birth*circa 1814 Elizabeth was born at VA circa 1814. 
 She was the daughter of Benjamin Darlington and Mary 'Polly' Johnson
Marriage*5 Dec 1832 She married James J. Sims at Nicholas Co, VA, on 5 Dec 1832.1 
Census*1850 Elizabeth Darlington was listed as a resident in the census report at Fayette Co, VA, in 1850. The Aicher & Workman transcription has age 26, but the original copy reads 36.. 
Census1860 Elizabeth Darlington was listed as a resident in the census report at Fayette Co, VA, in 1860. Elizabeth was enumerated age 47..2 
Census1870 Elizabeth Darlington was listed as a resident in the census report at Falls of Kanawha Twp, Fayette Co, WV, in 1870.2 
Census1880 She appeared on the census as head of household at Falls of Kanawha Twp, Fayette Co, WV, in 1880. Age 65, widowed, b. WV, parents b. WV..2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Fayette Co, VAElizabeth Darlington
1860Fayette Co, VAElizabeth Darlington2
1870Falls of Kanawha Twp, Fayette Co, WVElizabeth Darlington2
1880Falls of Kanawha Twp, Fayette Co, WVElizabeth Darlington2

Partners and Children

Marriage*5 Dec 1832 She married James J. Sims at Nicholas Co, VA, on 5 Dec 1832.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2587] Fayette Co, WV Deaths, p. 372, l 26 (transcribed in Fayetteville, WV, 1971.).
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Nancy Sims

F, #17475, b. circa 1836, d. 17 Nov 1866
FatherJames J. Sims b. circa 1814
MotherElizabeth Darlington b. circa 1814
Birth*circa 1836 Nancy was born at Fayette Co, VA, circa 1836.1 
 She was the daughter of James J. Sims and Elizabeth Darlington
Census*1850 Nancy Sims was listed as a resident in the census report at Fayette Co, VA, in 1850.2 
Marriage*28 Mar 1858 She married Robert Hughes at Nicholas Co, VA, on 28 Mar 1858. Robert, age 22, b. Fayette Co, WV, par. Mathew and Margaret; Nancy, age 21, b. Fayette Co, WV, par. James and Elizabeth..3 
Death*17 Nov 1866 Nancy died on 17 Nov 1866 at Fayette Co, WV. Nancy's death was reported by James Sims. She was 31, born in Fayette Co. and daughter of James and Elizabeth Sims.. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Fayette Co, VANancy Sims2

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S215] William A. Marsh., 1880 Census of West Virginia, Vol. 4: Braxton, Clay, Nicholas, Fayette, Raleigh, Wyoming (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 1982),.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S243] Neva Jane Stout Bryant., SIMMS/SIMS Marriages, Nicholas Co, WV 1817-1933 (abstracted from Blake, Early Nicholas County (West) Virginia Marriage Bonds (& Records) 1818-1864; Cochran, Nicholas Co WV Marriages 1817-1903; Cochran, Nicholas Co. WV Marriages 1903-1933),.

Mary J. Sims

F, #17476, b. circa 1838
FatherJames J. Sims b. circa 1814
MotherElizabeth Darlington b. circa 1814
Birth*circa 1838 Mary was born at VA circa 1838. 
 She was the daughter of James J. Sims and Elizabeth Darlington
Census*1850 Mary J. Sims was listed as a resident in the census report at Fayette Co, VA, in 1850.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Fayette Co, VAMary J. Sims1

Citations

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

Amanda Sims

F, #17477, b. circa 1841
FatherJames J. Sims b. circa 1814
MotherElizabeth Darlington b. circa 1814
Birth*circa 1841 Amanda was born at VA circa 1841. 
 She was the daughter of James J. Sims and Elizabeth Darlington
Census*1850 Amanda Sims was listed as a resident in the census report at Fayette Co, VA, in 1850. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Fayette Co, VAAmanda Sims

Charles Sims

M, #17478, b. circa 1842
FatherJames J. Sims b. circa 1814
MotherElizabeth Darlington b. circa 1814
Birth*circa 1842 Charles was born at VA circa 1842. 
 He was the son of James J. Sims and Elizabeth Darlington
Census*1850 Charles Sims was listed as a resident in the census report at Fayette Co, VA, in 1850.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Fayette Co, VACharles Sims1

Citations

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

William A. Sims

M, #17479, b. circa 1846
FatherJames J. Sims b. circa 1814
MotherElizabeth Darlington b. circa 1814
Birth*circa 1846 William was born at VA circa 1846. 
 He was the son of James J. Sims and Elizabeth Darlington
Census*1850 William A. Sims was listed as a resident in the census report at Fayette Co, VA, in 1850.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Fayette Co, VAWilliam A. Sims1

Citations

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

Manerva Sims

F, #17480, b. circa 1849
FatherJames J. Sims b. circa 1814
MotherElizabeth Darlington b. circa 1814
Birth*circa 1849 Manerva was born at VA circa 1849. 
 She was the daughter of James J. Sims and Elizabeth Darlington
Census*1850 Manerva Sims was listed as a resident in the census report at Fayette Co, VA, in 1850.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Fayette Co, VAManerva Sims1

Citations

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

Tazewell Hughes

M, #17481
Father_____ Hughes
MotherMary Sims
Birth* Tazewell was born. 
 He was the son of _____ Hughes and Mary Sims

Andrew Hughes

M, #17482
Father_____ Hughes
MotherMary Sims
Birth* Andrew was born. 
 He was the son of _____ Hughes and Mary Sims

Elizabeth Hughes

F, #17483
Father_____ Hughes
MotherMary Sims
Birth* Elizabeth was born. 
 She was the daughter of _____ Hughes and Mary Sims

Mary Hughes

F, #17484
Father_____ Hughes
MotherMary Sims
Birth* Mary was born. 
 She was the daughter of _____ Hughes and Mary Sims

Susan Hughes

F, #17485, b. circa 1826
FatherMatthew Hughes b. circa 1796
MotherMargaret Sims
Birth*circa 1826 Susan was born at VA circa 1826. 
 She was the daughter of Matthew Hughes and Margaret Sims
Marriage* She married Matthew Kincaid
Census*1850 Susan Hughes was listed as a resident in the census report at Nicholas Co, VA, in 1850. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Nicholas Co, VASusan Hughes

Partners and Children

Ann Hughes

F, #17486, b. circa 1833
FatherMatthew Hughes b. circa 1796
MotherMargaret Sims
Birth*circa 1833 Ann was born at VA circa 1833. 
 She was the daughter of Matthew Hughes and Margaret Sims
Census*1850 Ann Hughes was listed as a resident in the census report at Nicholas Co, VA, in 1850. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Nicholas Co, VAAnn Hughes

Robert Hughes

M, #17487, b. circa 1834
FatherMatthew Hughes b. circa 1796
MotherMargaret Sims
Birth*circa 1834 Robert was born at Fayette Co, VA, circa 1834. 
 He was the son of Matthew Hughes and Margaret Sims
Census*1850 Robert Hughes was listed as a resident in the census report at Nicholas Co, VA, in 1850. 
Marriage*28 Mar 1858 He married Nancy Sims at Nicholas Co, VA, on 28 Mar 1858. Robert, age 22, b. Fayette Co, WV, par. Mathew and Margaret; Nancy, age 21, b. Fayette Co, WV, par. James and Elizabeth..1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Nicholas Co, VARobert Hughes

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S243] Neva Jane Stout Bryant., SIMMS/SIMS Marriages, Nicholas Co, WV 1817-1933 (abstracted from Blake, Early Nicholas County (West) Virginia Marriage Bonds (& Records) 1818-1864; Cochran, Nicholas Co WV Marriages 1817-1903; Cochran, Nicholas Co. WV Marriages 1903-1933),.

John Hughes

M, #17488, b. circa 1835
FatherMatthew Hughes b. circa 1796
MotherMargaret Sims
Birth*circa 1835 John was born at VA circa 1835. 
 He was the son of Matthew Hughes and Margaret Sims
Census*1850 John Hughes was listed as a resident in the census report at Nicholas Co, VA, in 1850. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Nicholas Co, VAJohn Hughes

Mary Frances Bragg1,2,3

F, #17489, b. 5 Jan 1884, d. 8 Dec 1955
FatherJames Henry Bragg3 b. October, 1855
MotherSarah Margaret Wood3 b. June, 1860, d. December 9, 1905
Birth*5 Jan 1884 Mary Frances Bragg was born on 5 Jan 1884 at Fayette Co, WV.1,3,2 
 She was the daughter of James Henry Bragg and Sarah Margaret Wood.3 
(Witness) Census14 Jun 1900 Mary Frances Bragg appeared on the census of 14 Jun 1900 in the household of James Henry Bragg and Sarah Margaret Wood at Mt Cove Dist, Fayette Co, WV.3 
Marriage*2 Feb 1904 She married William Columbia Willis at Longacre, Fayette Co, WV, on 2 Feb 1904.
Wm M. Willis, age 25, single, b. Ohio, res. Fayette Co, par. Edward & Almeda, miner; Mary F. Bragg, age 20, single, b. Fayette Co, res. Fayette Co, par. J.H. & S.M; md by J.C. Cavendish; informant J.W. Woods, uncle [of] girl.2 
Census*21 Apr 1910 Mary Frances Bragg and William Columbia Willis appeared on the census as head of household at Mt Cove Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 21 Apr 1910.3 
Census17 Jan 1920 Mary Frances Bragg and William Columbia Willis appeared on the census as head of household at Mt Cove Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 17 Jan 1920.3 
Census23 Apr 1940 Mary Frances Bragg and William Columbia Willis appeared on the census as head of household at Mt Cove Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 23 Apr 1940.3 
Death*8 Dec 1955 Mary died on 8 Dec 1955 at Graydon, Fayette Co, WV, at age 71.1,4 
Burial*11 Dec 1955 She was buried on 11 Dec 1955 at Willis Cem, Graydon, Fayette Co, WV.1,4 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
14 Jun 1900Mt Cove Dist, Fayette Co, WVJames Henry Bragg, Sarah Margaret Wood, Annie Bragg, Mary Frances Bragg, Katie Bell Bragg, Luster Clarence Bragg, Theodore Wallace Bragg, Lillie E. Bragg, John Henry Bragg and James Warren Bragg3
21 Apr 1910Mt Cove Dist, Fayette Co, WVWilliam Columbia Willis, Mary Frances Bragg, Annie Willis, Edward Henry Willis, William Elmer "Willie" Willis and Luster Clarence Bragg3
17 Jan 1920Mt Cove Dist, Fayette Co, WVWilliam Columbia Willis, Mary Frances Bragg, Annie Willis, Edward Henry Willis, William Elmer "Willie" Willis, Burdine B. Willis, Meda Willis, Colonel Gallington Willis and Verna Willis3
23 Apr 1940Mt Cove Dist, Fayette Co, WVWilliam Columbia Willis, Mary Frances Bragg, Burdine B. Willis, John Franklin Willis, William Elmer "Willie" Willis and Margie Ellison3

Partners and Children

Marriage*2 Feb 1904 She married William Columbia Willis at Longacre, Fayette Co, WV, on 2 Feb 1904.
Wm M. Willis, age 25, single, b. Ohio, res. Fayette Co, par. Edward & Almeda, miner; Mary F. Bragg, age 20, single, b. Fayette Co, res. Fayette Co, par. J.H. & S.M; md by J.C. Cavendish; informant J.W. Woods, uncle [of] girl.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Mary Willis, Charleston (WV) Dailly Mail, Friday, 9 Dec 1955.

Milton Sims

M, #17490, b. circa 1825
MotherSarah Sims
Birth*circa 1825 Milton was born at VA circa 1825. 1850 census age 26; 1860 census age 36; 1870 census age 49; 1876 marriage age 50; 1880 census age 55.1,2 
 He was the son of Sarah Sims
Marriage*3 Mar 1847 He married Salina L. Steele at Fayette Co, VA, on 3 Mar 1847. This may have been a second marriage for Salina. In the 1850 Fayette Co., VA census, there is a child Victoria Steele, age 9, enumerated with Milton and Salina. Either this was a natural child by Salina, or she may have been married previously to a Mr. Steele..2 
EmploymentAug 1850 Occupation: farmer in Aug 1850 at Fayette Co, VA.1 
Census1 Aug 1850 Milton Sims and Salina L. Steele appeared on the census as head of household at District 14, Fayette Co, VA, on 1 Aug 1850.1 
Employment*Aug 1860 Occupation: farmer in Aug 1860 at Fayette Co, VA.1 
Census*4 Aug 1860 Milton Sims and Salina L. Steele appeared on the census as head of household at District 1, Fayette Co, VA, on 4 Aug 1860.1 
EmploymentAug 1870 Occupation: farmer in Aug 1870 at Falls of Kanawha Twp, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Census*28 Aug 1870 Milton Sims and Salina L. Steele appeared on the census as head of household at Falls of Kanawha Twp, Fayette Co, WV, on 28 Aug 1870.1 
Marriage4 Feb 1876 He married Mary Salina Wood at Fayette Co, WV, on 4 Feb 1876. Milton, age 50, widowed, b. Fayette Co, WV, par. n/a; Mary S. Arbaugh, age 48, widowed, b. Fayette Co, WV, par. Elijah Wood & Rachel..2 
EmploymentJun 1880 Occupation: farmer in Jun 1880 at Mtn Cove Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Census15 Jun 1880 Milton Sims and Mary Salina Wood appeared on the census as head of household at Mtn Cove Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 15 Jun 1880.3,1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1 Aug 1850District 14, Fayette Co, VAMilton Sims, Salina L. Steele, Victoria Steele and Samuel Bibb Sims1
4 Aug 1860District 1, Fayette Co, VAMilton Sims, Salina L. Steele, Samuel Bibb Sims, James J. Sims, Thomas M. Sims, Oscar A. V. Sims and Victoria Steele1
28 Aug 1870Falls of Kanawha Twp, Fayette Co, WVMilton Sims, Salina L. Steele, James J. Sims, Thomas M. Sims and Oscar A. V. Sims1
15 Jun 1880Mtn Cove Dist, Fayette Co, WVMilton Sims, Mary Salina Wood, Oscar A. V. Sims, Allen McGraw, Henry McGraw, George A. McGraw and Lillie Arbaugh3,1

Partners and Children

Marriage*3 Mar 1847 He married Salina L. Steele at Fayette Co, VA, on 3 Mar 1847. This may have been a second marriage for Salina. In the 1850 Fayette Co., VA census, there is a child Victoria Steele, age 9, enumerated with Milton and Salina. Either this was a natural child by Salina, or she may have been married previously to a Mr. Steele..2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S146] Larry G. Shuck., Fayette Co. (W) Virginia Marriages 1832-1853 and 1865-1903 (Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1995),.
  3. [S215] William A. Marsh., 1880 Census of West Virginia, Vol. 4: Braxton, Clay, Nicholas, Fayette, Raleigh, Wyoming (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 1982),.

Mariah Foster

F, #17491
FatherPeyton Foster
MotherSarah Sims
Birth* Mariah was born. 
 She was the daughter of Peyton Foster and Sarah Sims

James Foster

M, #17492
FatherPeyton Foster
MotherSarah Sims
Birth* James was born. 
 He was the son of Peyton Foster and Sarah Sims

Peyton Foster

M, #17493
FatherPeyton Foster
MotherSarah Sims
Birth* Peyton was born. 
 He was the son of Peyton Foster and Sarah Sims

Charles Foster

M, #17494
FatherPeyton Foster
MotherSarah Sims
Birth* Charles was born. 
 He was the son of Peyton Foster and Sarah Sims

Jeremiah Sims

M, #17495, b. circa 1809
FatherWilliam Sims b. November 6, 1780, d. October 15, 1854
MotherElizabeth Windsor b. March 22, 1784, d. April 20, 1852
Birth*circa 1809 Jeremiah was born at VA circa 1809.1 
 He was the son of William Sims and Elizabeth Windsor
Census*1850 Jeremiah Sims was listed as a resident in the census report at Nicholas Co, VA, in 1850. Jeremiah was enumerated with William and Elizabeth; assumed to be their son..1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1850Nicholas Co, VAJeremiah Sims1

Citations

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

Polly Backus

F, #17496, b. circa 1827
FatherJohn Backus b. circa 1802, d. November, 1874
MotherPhebe Johnson b. April 21, 1803
Birth*circa 1827 Polly was born at VA circa 1827. 
 She was the daughter of John Backus and Phebe Johnson
(Witness) Census26 Aug 1850 Polly Backus appeared on the census of 26 Aug 1850 in the household of John Backus and Phebe Johnson at Western Dist, Nicholas Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census28 Jul 1860 Polly Backus appeared on the census of 28 Jul 1860 in the household of John Backus and Phebe Johnson at Dist of Nicholas, Nicholas Co, VA.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
26 Aug 1850Western Dist, Nicholas Co, VAJohn Backus, Phebe Johnson, Polly Backus, Josiah Backus, Elizabeth Backus, John Backus, Jonathan Backus, James Backus, Hannah Backus, Nancy Backus and William Backus1
28 Jul 1860Dist of Nicholas, Nicholas Co, VAJohn Backus, Phebe Johnson, Polly Backus, Josiah Backus and William Backus1

Citations

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

Josiah Backus

M, #17497, b. circa 1829
FatherJohn Backus b. circa 1802, d. November, 1874
MotherPhebe Johnson b. April 21, 1803
Birth*circa 1829 Josiah was born at VA circa 1829. 
 He was the son of John Backus and Phebe Johnson
(Witness) Census26 Aug 1850 Josiah Backus appeared on the census of 26 Aug 1850 in the household of John Backus and Phebe Johnson at Western Dist, Nicholas Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census28 Jul 1860 Josiah Backus appeared on the census of 28 Jul 1860 in the household of John Backus and Phebe Johnson at Dist of Nicholas, Nicholas Co, VA.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
26 Aug 1850Western Dist, Nicholas Co, VAJohn Backus, Phebe Johnson, Polly Backus, Josiah Backus, Elizabeth Backus, John Backus, Jonathan Backus, James Backus, Hannah Backus, Nancy Backus and William Backus1
28 Jul 1860Dist of Nicholas, Nicholas Co, VAJohn Backus, Phebe Johnson, Polly Backus, Josiah Backus and William Backus1

Citations

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

Elizabeth Backus

F, #17498, b. circa 1830, d. 12 Sep 1901
FatherJohn Backus b. circa 1802, d. November, 1874
MotherPhebe Johnson b. April 21, 1803
Birth*circa 1830 Elizabeth was born at Nicholas Co, VA, circa 1830.1 
 She was the daughter of John Backus and Phebe Johnson
(Witness) Census26 Aug 1850 Elizabeth Backus appeared on the census of 26 Aug 1850 in the household of John Backus and Phebe Johnson at Western Dist, Nicholas Co, VA.2 
Marriage*19 Dec 1854 She married William L. Rowsey at Nicholas Co, VA, on 19 Dec 1854. William L. Rowsey, age 24, single, b. Rockbridge Co, VA, par. Henry & Mahala Rowsey, common laborer; Betsey Backhouse, age 28, single, b. Nicholas Co, VA, par. John & Phebe Backus; md by James N. Lilly.1 
Census*4 Aug 1860 Elizabeth Backus and William L. Rowsey appeared on the census as head of household at District 1, Fayette Co, VA, on 4 Aug 1860.2 
Census*26 Aug 1870 Elizabeth Backus appeared on the census as head of household at Falls of Kanawha Twp, Fayette Co, WV, on 26 Aug 1870.2 
Census14 Jun 1880 She appeared on the census as head of household at Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 14 Jun 1880.2 
(Witness) Census8 Jun 1900 She appeared on the census of 8 Jun 1900 in the household of Fleming Sigmon and Elizabeth Rowsey at Elk Dist, Kanawha Co, WV.3 
Death*12 Sep 1901 Elizabeth died on 12 Sep 1901.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
26 Aug 1850Western Dist, Nicholas Co, VAJohn Backus, Phebe Johnson, Polly Backus, Josiah Backus, Elizabeth Backus, John Backus, Jonathan Backus, James Backus, Hannah Backus, Nancy Backus and William Backus2
4 Aug 1860District 1, Fayette Co, VAWilliam L. Rowsey, Elizabeth Backus, Nancy Phebe Rowsey, James Seaton Rowsey and Dioclesian Lewis Rowsey2
26 Aug 1870Falls of Kanawha Twp, Fayette Co, WVElizabeth Backus, James Seaton Rowsey, Dioclesian Lewis Rowsey, Nancy Phebe Rowsey, Mary Caroline Rowsey and William Riley Rowsey2
14 Jun 1880Falls Dist, Fayette Co, WVElizabeth Backus, Dioclesian Lewis Rowsey and William Riley Rowsey2
8 Jun 1900Elk Dist, Kanawha Co, WVFleming Sigmon, Elizabeth Rowsey, Lucy J. Sigmon, Delbert L. Sigmon, Genelia P. Sigmon, Elizabeth Backus and Dioclesian Lewis Rowsey3

Partners and Children

Marriage*19 Dec 1854 She married William L. Rowsey at Nicholas Co, VA, on 19 Dec 1854. William L. Rowsey, age 24, single, b. Rockbridge Co, VA, par. Henry & Mahala Rowsey, common laborer; Betsey Backhouse, age 28, single, b. Nicholas Co, VA, par. John & Phebe Backus; md by James N. Lilly.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2752] Ancestry.com., Military Records (ancestry.com), Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans, ca. 1861 - ca. 1910, fold3.com.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.

John Backus

M, #17499, b. circa 1831, d. 24 Nov 1923
FatherJohn Backus b. circa 1802, d. November, 1874
MotherPhebe Johnson b. April 21, 1803
Birth12 Sep 1828 John was born at VA on 12 Sep 1828. Based on age given at death.1 
Birth*circa 1831 John was born at Nicholas Co, VA, circa 1831. 1850 census age 19; 1856 marriage age 25; 1880 census age 51.2,3 
 He was the son of John Backus and Phebe Johnson
(Witness) Census26 Aug 1850 John Backus appeared on the census of 26 Aug 1850 in the household of John Backus and Phebe Johnson at Western Dist, Nicholas Co, VA.2 
Marriage*6 Nov 1856 He married Mary Sprinkle at Nicholas Co, WV, on 6 Nov 1856. John Backhouse, age 25, b. Nicholas Co; Mary Sprinkle, age 17, b. Nicholas Co; md by Elias Kendall.3,2 
Employment*Jun 1880 Occupation: farmer in Jun 1880 at Jefferson Dist, Nicholas Co, WV.2 
Census*14 Jun 1880 John Backus and Mary Sprinkle appeared on the census as head of household at Jefferson Dist, Nicholas Co, WV, on 14 Jun 1880.2 
Death*24 Nov 1923 John died on 24 Nov 1923 at Vaughan, Nicholas Co, WV. Age at death given as 95y, 2m, 12d. Informant was Hannah Foster, Vaughan, WV.1 
Burial*25 Nov 1923 His body was interred on 25 Nov 1923 at Vaughan, Nicholas Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
26 Aug 1850Western Dist, Nicholas Co, VAJohn Backus, Phebe Johnson, Polly Backus, Josiah Backus, Elizabeth Backus, John Backus, Jonathan Backus, James Backus, Hannah Backus, Nancy Backus and William Backus2
14 Jun 1880Jefferson Dist, Nicholas Co, WVJohn Backus, Mary Sprinkle, Caroline Backus, Hannah Backus, Mary A. Backus, Lela Backus and Phebe Johnson2

Partners and Children

Marriage*6 Nov 1856 He married Mary Sprinkle at Nicholas Co, WV, on 6 Nov 1856. John Backhouse, age 25, b. Nicholas Co; Mary Sprinkle, age 17, b. Nicholas Co; md by Elias Kendall.3,2 
Children

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. [S2712] WV Marriages Nicholas Co, WV.

Jonathan Backus

M, #17500, b. circa 1834, d. Nov 1854
FatherJohn Backus b. circa 1802, d. November, 1874
MotherPhebe Johnson b. April 21, 1803
Birth*circa 1834 Jonathan was born at Nicholas Co, VA, circa 1834.1,2 
 He was the son of John Backus and Phebe Johnson
(Witness) Census26 Aug 1850 Jonathan Backus appeared on the census of 26 Aug 1850 in the household of John Backus and Phebe Johnson at Western Dist, Nicholas Co, VA.1 
Death*Nov 1854 Jonathan died in Nov 1854 at Nicholas Co, VA. Jonathan Backhouse, d. Nicholas Co, cause unknown, age 23, par. John & Pheby, b. Nicholas Co, reported by father.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
26 Aug 1850Western Dist, Nicholas Co, VAJohn Backus, Phebe Johnson, Polly Backus, Josiah Backus, Elizabeth Backus, John Backus, Jonathan Backus, James Backus, Hannah Backus, Nancy Backus and William Backus1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2714] WV Deaths online at www.wvculture.org,, Nicholas Co, WV.