Queries for 1997



LOREE63@aol.com Sat 27 Dec 1997
I am looking for information on George Smith, son of Jordan Smith, Sr.and Lucinda Lacy. George was born about 1843, probably in the Boone or Lincoln CO area, and married Adeline Dunlap, daughter of Thomas and Jane Dunlap. I would like to know where they settled and who their children where and what became of them... Thanks.

Terry Charles Fri 26 Dec 1997
Looking for anything on my great great grandfather Seth Spurlock, he was born in Lincoln County and fought in the civil war.

hbrown@stratos.net Mon 22 Dec 1997
Looking for any information on James Browning who lived at Kiahs Creek Lincoln County W.Va about 1840 - 1890

Dallas Hill Thu 18 Dec 1997
I'm looking for my gg grandparents William Hill and Elizabeth. I have been told Elizabeth's maiden name was Stanley. They lived with a James S Hill there in Lincoln in 1870. William died before 1880. In 1860, they lived at Fork Mountain Township, Yancey County, NC. Also my g grandfather Swinfield. I was at the Courthouse in Hamlin but couldn't find any Records. I would like to know more of them and where they are buried. I would Appreciate any thing on them.

Paul David Hale Tue 9 Dec 1997
Looking for information about my grandmother Margarate Conley Hale and her parents Amanda and Sampson Conley of West Hamlin area. I have a copy of my grandmothers death certificate she died 1931. She had a brother Dan Conley that lived in or around Ranger. She also had two sisters that I know of Sally and Julie Conley. One married a Yeager I think his name was Will, the other married an Adkins. Some of them should be buried around there West Hamlin somewhere. Anyone that knows of any of these people I would like to hear from Paul Hale Kenton , Ohio 43326 or pauld@kenton.com Thank you.

BODI@inetone.net Sun 7 Dec 1997
McCOY, John bn abt 1824 VA married Sarah "Sally" bn abt 1828 VA. Three known sons; (1) Thomas B. McCOY bn abt 1859 Wayne Co. WV, married Minnie Alice McComas bn abt 1865 WV, d/o James McComas and Emily Messinger. (2) Albert G. McCOY bn abt 1862, (3) George C. McCOY bn abt 1865. This family lived on the Lincoln and Wayne Co. line and is believed buried behind the old homestead there. Any information on any of the family members would be helpful.

Nancy C. Adkins Sat 29 Nov 1997
Searching for the parents of JAMES F. ADKINS who was born 1840. James married RACHEL HANSON. I would appreciate any help. Thank you very much.

Leslie King Fri 7 Nov 1997
Need info on Maudie and Dixie Taylor (sisters) born need Heath Creek 1895 & 1898. Were living with a older sister Martha Meadows in Logan on the 1910 census. Any information on their parents and anyother brothers or sisters would be appreciated. Thank you.

JERRY Thu 6 Nov 1997

Alan S. Bias Tue 28 Oct 1997
Researching the following county surnames: Bias, Johnson, Snodgrass, Wilkinson, Holley, Alford.

Gran Spears Mon 27 Oct 1997
I am looking for records on McKinley, William and Tempie Tudor, Tempie married William Frances Cooper any information would be of help.

D. E. Mayfield Sat 18 Oct 1997
John A. DIAL with wife Mary SPRINKLE migrated to WVA from NC sometime after 1804. Their children (Born 1804 to 1815) were Thomas,George, Cleo Etta, Anna and John Milford. All may have lived in Lincoln at some time before migrating westward. John Milford DIAL definitely remained in Lincoln, marrying Caroline WILKINSON.in 1838. Their children(Born 1844-1858) were James Madison, Elizabeth, Wm. Anderson, Geo. Washington, Judith Ann, John Wesley, Edward. Mary Margaret and Catherine. James Madison DIAL served in the 8th VA Cav during the CW and returned to marry Sarah MIDKIFF in 1865. Their offspring were Hariette, Albert, Sarah Elizabeth, Escaline, William, Elvira, Randolph, Spencer and Arlando. I am seeking any information on these

Delores Bergner Sun 5 Oct 1997
Seeking information on ALBERT STOWERS, who lived in Lincoln County with wife RHODA JOHNSON STOWERS. One daughter, Elizabeth, was my grandmother. Would like to know marriage date, dates of deaths and/or where they were from.

Brenda Wise Mon 29 Sep 1997
I am researching the following surnames: ADKINS, MCGRAW, MURPHY, MURRAY or MURRY, and STEPHENSON all from LINCOLN COUNTY.

My grandmother Virginia MURPHY daughter of James MURPHY and Ada or Adriann STEPHENSON married George MCGRAW son of Charles MCGRAW and Sarah Ellen ADKINS. Sarah was the daughter of Lycan ADKINS and Eliza Jane MURRAY.

My stumbling block is the STEPHENSON family. Ada was the daughter of Armstrong and Caroline__???___STEPHENSON found in the 1850, 1860, 1880 and Caroline found as widow in 1900 census of (first) Cabell County and (later as) Lincoln County in the Paw Paw district.

Missi Nussbaum Mon 15 Sep 1997
Seeking anything and everything on SARAH ANN HARRIS, her husband JEFFERSON DIAL, and relations. They hailed from West Virginia, possibly Lincoln County. They had a daughter, NORA WHITE DIAL in 1898. She would marry in Kentucky to EMMETT HARNESS and raise a family in Crab Orchard. SARAH and JEFFERSON are thought to have been at least part native indian. And rumours abound that JEFFERSON DIAL had ties to the Hatfields. But as yet, I can't find anything on either one of them, in either state.

norris@stratos.net Wed 3 Sep 1997
Do you have any info on William Ambrose Grass died 1936 Lincoln County WV Married Cora Oxley from Sycamore Creek in Lincoln County His parents are believed to be William Grass and Causby Sisson. Only info I have on them is they were married in Gallia County Ohio in mid i800's and supposedly they were both born in Va.

Marilyn Fri 29 Aug 1997
I'm searching for any information on Joseph JOHNSON, born in Lincoln County, Va. about 1852, m. Mary BARNETT. They were the parents of Grace Olive JOHNSON, b. July 12, 1888 in Lincoln County. She married Charles Edward BLACK from Mason County, WV. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Dallas Hill Sun 24 Aug 1997
My g grand father swinfield was in the civil war he went in the 4th west va vol, company C at ceredo from dec 1861-1863 he died at walnut hills miss. I have seen a lot of movies and read lot of books but never found any thing on the 4th;his parents lived in Lincoln,co.in 1870 there names were William & Elizabeth stanley. I'm coming down there before long to see if any one would know of them.

Barbara Boyce Wed 20 Aug 1997
my great-grandfather was George Hobbs (born around 1860) in Russell county, va.; moved to Lincoln co. w.va. married my gr-grandmother; martha bays; george's father was John Henry HObbs; mother was-------honaker? if anyone knows more about George Hobbs; please email me at oldteach@netscope.net; or write Barbara(hobbs)Boyce; 114 Locust St. Tazewell, Va. 24651

JOELOU Tue 19 Aug 1997
My family is trying to find someone doing geneaology on the Perdue family. I have searched the web some, but I still haven't found anyone from any of the following counties: Boone, Kanawha, Puntnam, Lincoln, Raleigh, or any of the surrounding counties. We have heard that our family is originally from Virginia, If anyone has any information please e-mail me. Thanks!

Kimberly B. Castaneda Fri 15 Aug 1997
I am looking for any information concerning my great grandmother's parents and family. She was Lula Daisy PORTER (b. Mar 18, 1896 in Hadley, Lincoln Co., WV ; d. Mar 6, 1979 Man, Logan Co., WV). She married Asa Spears on Nov 9, 1911 in Logan Co., WV. Lula's mother was Sarah Luela CARPENTER. I don't have her father's name or any other information about her mother. Lula did have a sister named Hester PORTER. Hester had a daughter named Mazie. Lula was also married to Harry LITTERAL and a JUSTICE. Does anyone have any information about this family? Could someone tell me where Hadley was in Lincoln County?

Joy Lacy Kempf Tue 12 Aug 1997
Looking for any information on Almeda Dunlap. Her parents were Piner and Elizabeth Dunlap. Her date of death is 11/15/1936. I am looking for her birth date. She married Ora Willis Lacy in Lincoln County. Also any information on Almeda's parents would be appreciated. I am going to visit the cemetary where she is buried with my dad in two weeks. I may find some answers there. Any information would be helpful.

Donna Kingston Thu 7 Aug 1997
I am looking for any information on William Bowles and or his wife Mary Glass Bowles who resided around the Cobb Creek area in Lincoln County. William and Mary had the following children: Berttie, Roxie, Lee, Henery, Saddie, Mamie, Rosie, Doss, Lenorad, and Frank. Frank met and married a Leona Bell Midkiff from Lincoln County also. Frank was born in 1905 and died in 1967, both he and Leona are buried in the Midkiff Cemetery in Lincoln County. Any help would be greatly welcomed.

Clifton Yeager Thu 24 Jul 1997
LUNSFORD/YEAGER - Seeking info on the descendants of Eldridge LUNSFORD, Sr., b. 1860; & Mary Margaret YEAGER. They had 13 children; Nancy, Mary, Emily, Andrew, Eldridge, Calvary, Nora, Tina, Harry, Matthew, Ruth, William & Elvis?. Who did these descendants marry? Who were there children. Clifton Yeager, 4965 Timberview Drive, Huber Heights, OH., 45424-2532

Linda Lacy Heighton Thu 17 Jul 1997
Looking for LACY'S with ancestors from Lincoln/Kanawha Co., WV area. My LACY'S originally came from Pittsylvania Co., VA. Before that I am unsure. Other surnames associated with my LACY line are: Angel, Barrett, Bowman, Clark, Collins, Griffith, Hill, Holstein, Hudson, Kidd, Lively, Midkiff, Owen(s), Pauley, Rogers, Turley, Wheeler.

Nancy C. Adkins Fri 11 Jul 1997
I am searching for information on JOHN WESLEY ADKINS born cir.1839-1844. Need to know who his parents were also. Will gladly share information. Thanks.

Cindy Curry Mon 30 Jun 1997
Looking for info pertaining to JOSEPH CURRY b April 1852 in Lincoln County. He married ROSALIE L WALKER b May 1852. The only child that I know of is ROBERT GOLDEN CURRY, they called him GOLDEN b 8 Jan 1892, m NINA LAUNA HUDNALL b 18 Feb 1895. ROBERT and NINA'S children include, ERMA, GRACE, VIRGINIA, HALLIE, CALLIE, JOSEPH, EARL. This last family lived in Yawkey. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

GENEOLGY6@aol.com Sat Jun 28 1997
I am researching the GRASS family of WV and VA. I have that PETER GRASS born ca. 1812 in WV married MALINDA SPURLOCK, DAU. OF CHARLES SPURLOCK AND BARTHENA DIAL HAGER. PETER AND MALINDA GRASS had a son THOMAS JEFFERSON GRASS WHO MARRIED STELLA F. WIGGINGTON,DAU OF RICHARD WIGGINGTON AND MALINDA OXLEY. If anyone has more info.on the GRASS or WIGGINGTON families, ie, who the parents of PETER GRASS AND RICHARD WIGGINGTON were and any other info they have, I would be most grateful. Please email, Thank you in advance.

GENEOLGY6@aol.com Sat Jun 28 1997
I am seeking the parents of Samuel L. Dunlap who married Isabella Farley. Samuel and Isabella had a son, Charles Dunlap who married Elizabeth McCormick, dau. of Jordan McCormick and Sarah Hill. Samuel L. Dunlap was born in ca. 1803 in N.C. and I am interested in seeking his lineage and that of his wife, Isabella Farley. Please email if anyone has any knowledge of this family. Thank you in advance.

GENEOLGY6@aol.com Sat Jun 28 1997
I am seeking more information on the Lacy family of WV. and the Griffith Family. Julia Ann Pauley b. ca. 1851, married George Washington McClure, is the dau. of Capt. William Pauley and Ann Lacy, dau. of John Lacy and Elizabeth Griffith. Does anyone have any knowledge of the Parents of John Lacy born, ca. 1786 and Elizabeth Griffith b. ca. 1786 and more info. on these families? Please email and thank you in advance.

Jim Wright Sun Jun 8 1997
Requesting location of the SPERRY Family Cemetery on PARSNER CREEK, in Lincoln County, WV. My great grandparents and at least two sons are buried there. I have been to PARSNER CREEK but I cannot find the cemetery. The Cemetery is located on property owned by the family of James Harvey and Mahala (BROWN) SPERRY from late 1800's until early 1930's. Court House at Hamlin is unable to locate the property or the cemetery because of loss of records in a fire. James Harvey SPERRY was a Captain in the Union Army in Civil War and his grave might be marked with a federal marker?

Mark Kiser Thu Apr 10 1997
Working on a book entitled, "Some Descendants of Elijah McClure of Lincoln County, WV". Anyone working on this family please send me family group sheets to include in the book. Also looking for old photographs of the McClure's.

Mark Kiser Thu Apr 10 1997
Working on the Leonard BURCHETT family in Lincoln County, WV. They were originally from Russell County, VA. Would like to correspond with anyone working on this same family.

Tammy Tue Apr 8 1997
I am seeking anyone working the HOFFMAN OR POFF family. I am willing to share information on the HOFFMAN family and POFF family. Email at Tamiam38@AOL.COM

Ed Prichard Tue Apr 8 1997
I am searching for info on William PRITCHETT(PRITCHARD) and Mary LYON who were found in the 1850 Wayne Va censuus. Also living in the residence were children John Wesley, Lewis, and Susanna PRITCHETT(PRITCHARD).Susanna married a William KELLEY, John married America PARSONS, and Lewis married Julia Evaline EPLIN/EPLING/ESLIN. daughter to Henry EPLIN and Jessica Jane ADKINS If you can help me clarify my tree, I would appreciate it.. My web page database contains theese individuals as well as 1900 more! Ed http://www.ianet.net/~prichard

Gwen Sizemore Wed Apr 2 1997
SIZEMORE, BALDWIN. Searching for death or grave of Owen Sizemore who was in Griffithsville in 1900 census at age 78. He was married to Rosanna Baldwin in Lawrence Co., Ohio, in 1856. Also, I am seeking death of Rosanna, or Rose, and their birthdates and parentage. They did now show in the 1910 census.

Pam Sun Mar 23 1997
I am looking for information on the LOVEJOY"S of Mud River. Rass and Lovy LOVEJOY are the parents of Clessie Ann (Clersey)Lovejoy (b. 1899) m. Goerge W. TURNER (b. 1889); McKinley LOVEJOY m. Pearl DOLIN; Catherine LOVEJOY m. Monroe DOLIN; Della LOVEJOY m. Joshua DOLIN. Any info. on Rass and Lovy LOVEJOY or their children would be greatly appreciated :)

Gay Edens Carrigan Thu Mar 20 1997
ASHWORTH - Would like to hear from anyone concerning the ASHWORTH families in Lincoln County. Need info for book soon to be published, "Ashworth of Virginia & West Virginia - The Isaac Line." This book concerns all local Ashworths pre-1900; and, yes, they are all kin. Missing much on Lincoln Co. families. Thanks.

Gay Edens Carrigan Thu Mar 20 1997
STICKLER - Would like to exchange information on the STICKLER family, descendants of LEWIS STICKLER of Monroe Co., WV.

Diana (Wyatt) Zakrzewski Thu Mar 6 1997
I am looking for any information on the birth of Virgil Howard Wyatt in Hurricane WV in 1917 (I think) and on the death of his mother that year or within 2 years of that. I'm not even positive they were in WV at the time of her death. Sometime after Virgil was born the family moved to southern Ohio. His father Frank remarried and I am also looking for any info on this. His 2nd wife may have been named Rose. Thanks in advance for any help you can give me. You can E-mail me at fzakrzewski@mhiconn.net Diana (Wyatt) Zakrzewski

Anna Grant Wed Mar 5 1997
I am researching Linvilles and Spears in Lincoln County. Verna Linville Adkins was my great-grandmother. Her parents were were Thomas Linville and Mary Spears. Mary was previously married to a Reuben Linville and had Ellar and Cammie Linville by this marriage. Any info is appreciated.

Ann moore Sun Mar 2 1997
Seeking info on John BAYS b. 1828 in Logan Co., WV. Married Sarah Ann BAYS (his cousin) in Dec. 19, 1849 in Kanawha Co. They had nine children: William H. ; James Lewis m. Mary A. LAMBERT; Eliza Jane; Sarah Elizabeth m. Thomas Adams BAYS; Nancy Ann m. George Washington, STOWERS; Isaac Solomon m. Anna Laura STOWERS; Martha m. George HOBBS; Louisa m. Calvijn BAYS; Edward R. John served with the Union Army and was awarded a medal. He died sometime in 1907. He is buried somewhere near Griffithsville. Can anyone tell me where he is burtied? Someone has suggested that the cemetery is near Yawkey near a White Family Cemetery.

David McCallister Sat Mar 1 1997
Looking for obituary info on: MCCALLISTER William Hamilton d 1923? MCCALLISTER Jason d Dec 24, 1937 (William's brother) MCCALLISTER Zina (Zinnia?) d Mar 19, 1923 (Jason's wife) Would appreciate anyone looking up these obits and telling me what they say.

Myrl Thompson Fri Feb 28 1997
I am currently researching and gathering information on the family of Francis"Frank" and Melvinia (Hager) Thompson for a future book. The Thompsons moved to Mud River ca1842 and raised a large family of 11 children, 10 of which were boys. I have donated a book, Andrew Thompson of Wythe Co. Virginia, by Brian Cragun, to the library in Hamlin. This book has all information currently known about this Thompson family. Anyone researching the Thompsons should contact me. I also have information on other Thompson families of Lincoln co, although not as much..please contact: Myrl Thompson P.O.Box 877189 Wasilla, Alaska 99687; (907)373-1686; boone@akcache.com

JSmith Thu Feb 27 1997
Looking for ANY info on Barbara Ellen Terry. She was suppose to have been born in Lincoln Co & did live there. Her parents were John & Dorthula (Fugate) Terry. She was born on Feb.19 1913 and was killed in an auto accident on Feb 19, 1959 in Jacksonvile FL. She had 6 brothers.. George, Tobe, woodroe, Hubert,Adam, Sheridan & Sweetland. She had 4 sisters Sylvania New,Lettie Scites, Martha Collins and Dovie Midkiff. Barbara married Alma Gue and they were my grandparents. I never met her as I was only 18days old at the time of her death. If anyone can help me with this part of my family please, PLEASE EMAIL.

Regina D. Tackett Sun Feb 23 1997
I am looking for the family of Turman Lettwich Meadows who died in 1932. He was married to Cedella McClure and had a son Arvil Gay Meadows (1933-1985). Have been told Turman was the son of Ansie Meadows and Roxanne Curry. Any dates or info would be appreciated.

Lori McClure Thu Feb 13 1997
Looking for any information on any one of the following MCCLURE's: HUBERT ALLEN MCCLURE (b. Sept 18, 1892 d. November 17, 1960) JOSEPH MCCLURE (father of Hubert A. McClure) (b. 1863 d. 1932) ALLEN MCCLURE (father of Joseph McClure (b. 1836 d. ? ) ELIJAH MCCLURE (father of Allen McClure) (b. 1799 d. ? ) Any information would be greatly appreciated, however, I am particularly stumped by HUBERT ALLEN MCCLURE and his father, JOSEPH MCCLURE. Both are said to have lived their entire lives in Alkol, Lincoln County, West Virginia.

Pam Hart (MAYS) Thu Feb 13 1997
I'm looking for information on DAVID DANIEL MAYS m. CORA KINGEORY (KINGERY). They lived in Yawkee WV. CORA'S parents, MARTHA SCRAGGS & WILLIAM KINGEORY. DAVIDS ?, only relitive I have is a brother WILLIAM MAYS. Their children, JAMES MAYS m. MILDRED STEPHENS, JOHN MAYS m. EVELYN ABBOIT, CREED MAYS m. LENORA McCLURE, SAM MAYS m. JAUNITA ?, GROVER MAYS m. EVA RICHARDS, HILDA MAYS m. BILLY PRICE/GEROLD GLINKEY, DELLA MAYS m. ALBERT SADDLER, ADDA MAYS m. CLAY HUMPHREY, ALMA MAYS m. REXFORD McCLURE. DAVID and CORA moved to Yawkee WV. from Virginia by covered wagon sometime in the early 1900's. David died in April of 1949 and Cora died in February of 1976. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thank You.

Jennifer Barker Fri Feb 7 1997
I'm still looking for information on my father's family in Lincoln County. I do know that my grandparents are buried in a cemetary in West Hamlin. Could anyone kindly provide the name(s) of cemetaries in West Hamlin? I remember my father (by the way, his name was Harold Smith) telling me that it was on top of a rather large hill? Any help appreciated. I also recall my father telling me that he grew up with Chuck Yeager, so perhaps anyone out there who is familiar with the Yeager family might also remember something about my dad and this might be a way of getting some leads. Also, my fathers' youngest sister (at last I heard -- quite a while ago) lived (lives) in West Hamlin. Her name is Ola Reynolds. I don't have an address or phone number for her. Perhaps someone out there knows her and could verify whether she is still in West Hamlin? Thanks for any help provided.

Laurie Langhans Sun Feb 2 1997
I am seeking information regarding my father Lovell WORKMAN and his parents. I believe he was born in Harts (Lincoln County) in 1940 or 1941. He died between 1975-1982 in Ross County, Ohio. If you have any info about him or his parents, I would really appreciate it. Thanks!

JOYCE DILLON Fri Jan 31 1997
I am looking for information on george Boster he was the first superintendent of schools in what is now Lincoln County. Also, he was aGeneral in the Civil war. He and his wife Mary Francis Boster were born in ohil but settled at the mouth of Trace Fork of Mud River in 1869. I have heard that he was of German descent and am looking for more inflormation on this and what regiment he fought with in the Civil war and of course anything else I can find out.

Pat Adkins Thu Jan 23 1997
Hello I am looking for RUSSELL information again. SAMUEL RUSSEL was listed as a MD in the Kanawha County Census of 1870 and 1880 does anyone know anything about this old country doctor? Surely there is a record of him practicing medicine. I am also seeking information about a RUSSELL FAMILY CEMETERY I believe it may be near St Albans on the Coal River. If you know of this cemetery and the people buried there please contact me. Thank you from the sunshine state. PJAFLA@aol.com

Rex McCormick Wed Jan 22 1997
McCormick and McClure Research in Kanawha County, VA & WV also Lincoln, and Boone Counties in WV

Alan S. Bias Tue Jan 21 1997
I am researching the Bias' and Johnsons of Lincoln, Cabell and Kanawha Counties. If you are researching or have photos of the following I would be glad to share what data/photos I have. Am looking of info on the following people. Daniel Bias (1855-1936)and wife Emily Alford (1857-1926), Anderson Bias (1812-1888) and wife Nancy Ratliff (1821-1866), Roland Bias and wife Nancy Jenkins, James "Jim" Alford and wife Mary Jane Wilkerson (1830-1913), Enoch Franklin Johnson (1859-1954) and wife Minerva Jane Snodgrass (1857-1918), Franklin Johnson (1801-1893) and wife Ida E. Holley (1817-1883), Ben Johnson and wife Sally Franklin, James Snodgrass (and wife Millie Reese, James Bias (pre 1830), Obadiah Bias. All of the above lived in present day Lincoln Co. or it's parent counties of Cabell or Kanawha.

Kim Castaneda Tue Jan 14 1997
My grandmother, Stella Marie SPEARS was born in Branchland, WV. Her parents were Asa SPEARS and Lula PORTER. Some call Asa by the name Julian. He was shot in some kind of shootout. Lula died in Mann, WV in 1970s. Does anyone know any thing about Asa? He was only 24 when he died.

Carol Cassady Fri Jan 10 1997
I need information on John Arix born 1860 in KY married to Martha Patton born abt 1850 in KY. This was a second marriage for each. There were at least three daughter's. One daughter name unknown. The other two daugher were Bertha born 1895 and Lizzie. There were other children - names unknown. They were in Lincoln Co in th early 1900's. Any information will be helpful.

Jennifer Barker Thu Jan 9 1997
I am trying to find information on my father's family. I am looking for information on my grandfather's family, His name was John Henry Smith (1876?-1942) He lived around Hamlin or West Hamlin. I also am interested in finding information on my grandmother's family. Her name was Jennie Smith (yes, Smith was her maiden name). Her mother's name was Jane Sours and I do not now what my great-grandfather Smith's full name was. As far as I know, these branches of the Smith family are from Lincoln County. I do know that in later years my grandmother lived in Boone County (Danville) and that this was where she lived when she died in 1974.

Sandra Griffith Fri Jan 3 1997
Looking for information on Sylvanus Lee SOMMERVILLE bc1858 in Harrison Co, WV, [son of Thomas A SOMMERVILLE and Mary Ellen SMITH-they were never married to each other] he died and is buried in Braxton Co, m Lilly WATSON in Lewis Co in 1881, children born in Braxton were Virginia, James Wade, Mary, Beula, Chloe, and Denzel, As a child Lee lived with this step-father Thomas POSEY in Lewis co. My father James Luther Sommerville was born 1924 in Lincoln Co, WV, son of James Wade.

Philip Estep Wed Jan 1 1997
Greetings...Our family legend has it that we came from a small town named Estep, West Virginia, and moved to Missouri over one hundred years ago. I would like to know where the town is and who settled it, if anyone knows. I believe it is near the "Big Ugly Creek", or "Big Muddy Creek".

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