The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Moses W. Cobb & Minerva A. Hemmings




Husband Moses W. Cobb

       Born: Abt 1843 - Kanawha County, Virginia 18
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Hiram Cobb (Abt 1795-Bef 1880)
     Mother: Parthena (Unknown) Cobb (Abt 1809-      )


    Married: 11 Dec 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 18

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co. VA #862-866

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co. VA #34

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co. WV Louden Dist. Pg4




Wife Minerva A. Hemmings

       Born: Abt 1851 - Kanawha County, Virginia 166
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: 
     Mother: Elizabeth J. Tucker (Abt 1815-Abt 1889)





Children
1 U Stillborn Baby Cobb

       Born: 11 Aug 1867 - Kanawha County, Virginia 30
       Died: 11 Aug 1867 - Kanawha County, Virginia 30
     Buried: 




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George W. Taylor & Nancy Cobb




Husband George W. Taylor

       Born: Abt 1812 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Elijah John Taylor (1789-1866)
     Mother: Lydia Bishop (1791-1880) 440


    Married: 19 Aug 1846 - Jackson County, Virginia 39,322

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1282-1301




Wife Nancy Cobb

       Born: Abt 1820 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: George B. Cobb (Between 1790-Abt 1848) 1774
     Mother: Jane Walton (Bef 1800-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1282-1301



Children
1 M Archibald Taylor

       Born: Abt 1847 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Charles Henry Rogers & Nancy Jane Cobb




Husband Charles Henry Rogers

       Born: Abt 1830 - Nelson County, Virgina 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Henry Rogers (Abt 1796-      )
     Mother: Jane Tyree (Bef 1810-Bef 1850)


    Married: 16 Dec 1858 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Sarah Jane Chandler (Abt 1833-Bef 1858) - 18 Mar 1852 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1870 - Steamboat

Occupation, 1880 - Mate On Steamboat

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1-6

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. #406-406

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. Pg6




Wife Nancy Jane Cobb

       Born: Abt 1845 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Roswell L. Cobb (Abt 1813-Bef 1860)
     Mother: Sarah Bryant (Abt 1809-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #267-261

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1-6

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. #406-406

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. Pg6



Children
1 M Edgar Rogers

       Born: 19 Aug 1863 - Kanawha County, Virginia
       Died: 22 Oct 1922 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Lydia B. Bess (1867-      )
       Marr: 25 Mar 1885 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 M Charles M. Rogers

       Born: Abt 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Lucinda H. Rogers

       Born: Abt 1861 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Sallie Rogers

       Born: Abt 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 M Walter Rogers

       Born: Abt 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Unnamed Rogers

       Born: Feb 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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William Whittaker & Philena (Unknown) Cobb




Husband William Whittaker

       Born: Abt 1774 - Princeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts 371
       Died: 12 Mar 1853 - Burlington, Iowa 1706
     Buried: 
    Married: 6 Sep 1806 371

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1810 - Kanawha Co, VA #4-26

Census, 1820 - Kanawha Co, VA #25-25

Census, 1830 - Kanawha Co, VA #224-21

Census, 1840 - Kanawha Co, VA #18-28

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1990-2040

Residence 1782, After 1804 - Kanawha County, Virginia




Wife Philena (Unknown) Cobb 369

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 M Norris Stanley Whittaker 369

       Born: 3 Feb 1807 - Charleston, Kanawha County, Virginia 371
       Died: 4 Sep 1889 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia 1783
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Letitia Morris (Abt 1810-1876)
       Marr: 19 Jan 1832 - Kanawha County, Virginia  1784 



2 F Philena V. Whittaker 369

       Born: Bef 1815 - Kanawha County, Virginia 41
       Died:  - Iowa 370
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Henry C. Anderson (Between 1800-      )
       Marr: 1 Oct 1830 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



3 M Alfred Whittaker 369

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M Henry B. Whittaker 369

       Born: Abt 1814 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1785
       Died: 15 Sep 1844 - Upper Alton, Illinois 1785
     Buried: 



5 M William Whittaker 369

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Husband's General Notes

1810 Kanawha Co, VA census: 3 males 26-45; 1 female 26-45; 5 males 16-26; 1 female 10-16; 2 males 0-10; and 8 slaves.

1820 Kanawha Co, vA census: 1 male 45+; 4 males 26-45; 2 males 18-26; 1 female 16-26; 1 male 10-16; 2 males 0-10; 1 female 0-10; and 1 slave.

1830 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 50-60; 5 males 20-30; 1 female 50-60; 1 female 30-40; 1 male 15-20; 1 female 15-20; 1 male 5-10l 2 females 5-10; and 2 slaves.

1840 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 60-70; 1 female 40-50; 1 female 20-30; 1 male 15-20; and 1 slave.
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Per the 1880 Kanawha County census both of his parents were born in England.


General Notes for Child Norris Stanley Whittaker

Per History Of Kanawha County, by Atkinson, he claimed to be the first white child born in what is now Charleston, WV.

1840 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 20-30(?); 1 female 40-50(?); 1 female 5-10; 2 females 0-5; and 0 slaves.
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From WV Newspapers Obituaries 1884-1894, pg 94:

Saturday September 7, 1889
Charleston, W. Va., September 4

Norris S. Whitaker, aged eighty three years, who was the first white child born in the city limits of Charleston, was killed by the shifting engine at the Kanawha and Ohio yard this afternoon about 4 o'clock. All the wheels passed over the middle of his body.


General Notes for Child Henry B. Whittaker

From WV Newspaper Obituaries 1822-1899 @1997 KVGS, pg. 75

The Kanawha Republican
October 1, 1844

Died at Upper Alton, Illinois on the 15th of September, from a violent attack of fever, Rev. Henry B. Whitteker, in the 30th year of his life. Mr. Whitteker was born and spent the years of his youth in this place. In the days of his youth he made a profession of religion, connected himself with the Presbyterian Church, and with much zeal entered on his master's servive. He was licensed to preach the gospel in 1841, and at the time of his death was pastor of the Church at Upper Alton. The day before his death he said to his beloved wife, " I have a great deal to say to you but cannot say it. All is well with me. I commit you to a kind Savior. He will take care of you."
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Phillip S. Cobb & Sara Strickland




Husband Phillip S. Cobb

       Born: 2 Aug 1867 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 15 Dec 1948
     Buried:  - Quick, Kanawha County, West Virginia


     Father: William Henry Cobb (1833-1901)
     Mother: Barbara Ellen Starcher (1833-1911)


    Married: 10 Jul 1889 - Roane County, West Virginia




Wife Sara Strickland

       Born: Abt 1869 - Roane County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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Thomas Warburton & Rebecca Cobb




Husband Thomas Warburton

       Born: Abt 1808 - England 17
       Died: 24 Dec 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 30
     Buried: 


     Father: James H. Warburton (Bef 1790-      )
     Mother: Annie (Unknown) Warburton (Bef 1790-      ) 30


    Married: 2 Jun 1854 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Other Spouse: (Unknown) Warburton (      -Bef 1854)

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1438




Wife Rebecca Cobb

       Born: Nov 1831 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: George B. Cobb (Between 1790-Abt 1848) 1774
     Mother: Jane Walton (Bef 1800-      )



Other Spouse: Jacob Schoolcraft (1842-      ) - 8 May 1869 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1664-1705

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1438

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy District #100-100

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy District Pg6

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. (Ed-38) #216-216



Children
1 M John Bennett Warburton

       Born: Mar 1855 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Martha J. Dye (1854-      )
       Marr: 29 Dec 1878 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 F Sarah E. Warburton

       Born: Abt 1857 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Thomas Blackwell Warburton

       Born: 10 Nov 1858 - Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 19 Jan 1937 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 397
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Margaret M. Dye (Abt 1864-Bef 1897)
       Marr: 22 May 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 
     Spouse: Flora S. Bailey (1873-      )
       Marr: 23 Sep 1897 - Roane County, West Virginia  13 



4 F Hannah Warburton

       Born: Abt 1861 - Kanawha County, Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Henry F. Grogan (      -      )
       Marr: 18 Jan 1882 - Kanawha County, West Virginia




Husband's General Notes

Not listed on the 1850 Virginia State Index.

CD#229 has a marriage of Thomas Warburton to Mary Eubanks on 6-25-1848 in Shelby Co, TN. Could this be the same family?
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Jacob Schoolcraft & Rebecca Cobb




Husband Jacob Schoolcraft

       Born: Jul 1842 - (Now) West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: James Schoolcraft (Abt 1804-      )
     Mother: Catherine Bush (Abt 1803-      )


    Married: 8 May 1869 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1900 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1645-1686

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy District #100-100

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy District Pg6

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. (Ed-38) #216-216




Wife Rebecca Cobb

       Born: Nov 1831 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: George B. Cobb (Between 1790-Abt 1848) 1774
     Mother: Jane Walton (Bef 1800-      )



Other Spouse: Thomas Warburton (Abt 1808-1866) - 2 Jun 1854 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1664-1705

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1438

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy District #100-100

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy District Pg6

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. (Ed-38) #216-216



Children
1 F Victoria Schoolcraft

       Born: Abt 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John Cook (Abt 1866-      )
       Marr: 14 Mar 1888 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 




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John Copen & Rebecca Cobb




Husband John Copen

       Born: Jun 1791 - Braxton County, Virginia 160
       Died: 15 Jul 1851 - Kanawha County, Virginia 160
     Buried: 
    Married:  - Not On Cd#229

Noted events in his life were:
Alt. Death 1786, Alt. Death, 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia

Occupation, 1850 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1777-1822




Wife Rebecca Cobb

       Born: 5 Aug 1796 - Nicholas County, Virginia 2,160
       Died: 10 May 1881 160
     Buried: 


     Father: William Cobb (Bef 1775-      )
     Mother: Rebecca (Unknown) Cobb (Bef 1780-      )



Other Spouse: Joseph W. Rhodes (Abt 1804-      ) - 17 Dec 1859 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co. VA #1890-1939

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk District #389-389

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV North Elk District Pg9



Children
1 M Vinton Z. Copen

       Born: 3 Jul 1822 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1787
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sarah Ann Sands (1837-      )
       Marr: 21 Aug 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 



2 M William M. Copen

       Born: Jan 1824 - (Now) West Virginia 1,160
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Hannah Ann Slack (1834-1910)
       Marr: 13 Jun 1851 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



3 M Clinton Dewitt Copen

       Born: 28 Aug 1825 - Kanawha County, Virginia 18
       Died: After 1 Jun 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Margaret E. Newcomer (1838-      )
       Marr: 11 Feb 1855 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 



4 F Nancy L. Copen

       Born: Jan 1832 - (Now) West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William H. Moles (1833-      )
       Marr: 17 Apr 1851 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



5 F Ann E. Copen

       Born: Abt 1837 - Virginia 1787
       Died: 
     Buried: 




General Notes for Child Vinton Z. Copen

A major subject of the Laidley Book, pg. 379.


General Notes for Child Nancy L. Copen

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 13 children, of whom 11 were still alive.
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Joseph W. Rhodes & Rebecca Cobb




Husband Joseph W. Rhodes

       Born: Abt 1804 - Greenbrier County, Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Joseph Rhodes (Bef 1780-      ) 2
     Mother: Rebecca (Unknown) Rhodes (Bef 1785-      ) 2


    Married: 17 Dec 1859 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1535?




Wife Rebecca Cobb

       Born: 5 Aug 1796 - Nicholas County, Virginia 2,160
       Died: 10 May 1881 160
     Buried: 


     Father: William Cobb (Bef 1775-      )
     Mother: Rebecca (Unknown) Cobb (Bef 1780-      )



Other Spouse: John Copen (1791-1851) - Not On Cd#229

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co. VA #1890-1939

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk District #389-389

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV North Elk District Pg9


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William Cobb & Rebecca (Unknown) Cobb




Husband William Cobb

       Born: Bef 1775 41
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Rebecca (Unknown) Cobb

       Born: Bef 1780 41
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Rebecca Cobb

       Born: 5 Aug 1796 - Nicholas County, Virginia 2,160
       Died: 10 May 1881 160
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John Copen (1791-1851)
       Marr: Not On Cd#229
     Spouse: Joseph W. Rhodes (Abt 1804-      )
       Marr: 17 Dec 1859 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 




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