The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Eldridge Mansfield Copenhaver




Husband Eldridge Mansfield Copenhaver

       Born: 1887 - Washington County, Pennsylvania
       Died: 1931
     Buried: 


     Father: William Floyd Copenhaver (1852-1928) 1182
     Mother: Grace M. Carson (Abt 1855-Bef 1894)


    Married: 




Wife

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 M Paul Eldridge Copenhaver

       Born: 1921 - Washington County, Pennsylvania
       Died: 1994
     Buried: 




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Fred Henson Sims & Erna May Copenhaver




Husband Fred Henson Sims

       Born: 1876 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 1954 - Orange County, Florida
     Buried: 


     Father: James Madison Sims (1849-1917)
     Mother: Frances Jane Henson (1856-1931)


    Married: 1903 - Lawrence County, Ohio

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1880 - Putnam Co. WV Scott District Pg10




Wife Erna May Copenhaver

       Born: 19 May 1885 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1862
       Died: 1973 - Duval County, Florida
     Buried: 


     Father: John Henry Copenhaver (1856-After 1911) 1182
     Mother: Emma Elizabeth Given (1860-1893)





Children
1 F Elizabeth Frances Sims

       Born: Bef 1911 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1156
       Died: 1994 - Duval County, Florida
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Ned James Wentz (      -      )
     Spouse: George Ralph Boll (      -      )
       Marr: Abt 1946  904 




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Hugh V. Slater & Georgia May Copenhaver




Husband Hugh V. Slater

       Born: 8 Mar 1906
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Lewis Venton Slater (1882-1972) 900
     Mother: Lana Holmes (Abt 1880-      )


    Married: 28 Jan 1929 - Kanawha County, West Virginia




Wife Georgia May Copenhaver

       Born: Abt 1908 - Clay County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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Jacob H. Copenhaver & Mary F. Moles




Husband Jacob H. Copenhaver

       Born: Abt 1867 - Nicholas County, West Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Copenhaver (Abt 1834-Bef 1897) 1182
     Mother: Nancy Malcomb (Abt 1840-After 1911) 1182


    Married: 24 May 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV No. Elk Dist. Pg16




Wife Mary F. Moles

       Born: Abt 1875 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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Jacob Thomas Copenhaver & Virginia Newcomer




Husband Jacob Thomas Copenhaver 1182

       Born: Dec 1824 - Virginia 1
       Died: 21 Mar 1906 - Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia 1182
     Buried:  - Family Farm, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia 1182


     Father: John Jacob Copenhaver (Abt 1792-Abt 1890)
     Mother: Sarah (Or Dotzman) Dotson (Abt 1796-Abt 1893) 332


    Married: 12 Aug 1847 - Kanawha County, Virginia 88

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1701-1745

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1283

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk District #39-39

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV North Elk District Pg44

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-51) #76-76




Wife Virginia Newcomer

       Born: 16 Mar 1828 - Monroe County, Virginia 1156
       Died: After 1911 1182
     Buried: 


     Father: William Henry Newcomer (1800-1881)
     Mother: Margaret Smith (Abt 1800-After 1881)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha County VA #1701-1745

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1283

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk District #39

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV North Elk District Pg44

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk District Enum. Dist. #51; Fam. #76-76



Children
1 F Mildred Jane Copenhaver 1182

       Born: Aug 1847 - Nicholas County, Virginia 1
       Died: After 1911 1182
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Harvey Burdett (Abt 1841-1900)
       Marr: 14 Dec 1865 - Kanawha County, Virginia  88 



2 M William Floyd Copenhaver 1182

       Born: Jul 1852 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1,17
       Died: 1928
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Grace M. Carson (Abt 1855-Bef 1894)
       Marr: 7 Jul 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 
     Spouse: Florence Gibson (1870-      )
       Marr: Abt 1894 - West Virginia  1  ,1182 



3 M John Henry Copenhaver 1182

       Born: 1 Jul 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1156
       Died: After 1911 1182
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Emma Elizabeth Given (1860-1893)
       Marr: 15 Feb 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 
     Spouse: Chloe J. Jarrett (1874-      )
       Marr: 8 Nov 1894 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



4 F Margaret Ellen Copenhaver 1182

       Born: 28 Dec 1858 - Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John L. Stump (Abt 1852-      )
       Marr: 11 Aug 1875 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



5 F Sarah Elizabeth Copenhaver

       Born: 26 Apr 1861 - Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 M Ulysses Grant Copenhaver 1182

       Born: 6 Jun 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 332
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Emma Adeline Canterbury (1872-      )
       Marr: 27 Nov 1889 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



7 F Virginia Florence Copenhaver 1182

       Born: Abt 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 116
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Jesse Walter E. Riley (1869-      )
       Marr: 15 Dec 1887 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 
     Spouse: James Madison Fleshman (Abt 1863-      )
       Marr: 23 Aug 1892 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 




Husband's General Notes

Per Laidley, there were 2 additional children: "one died at birth and one died at the age of two years."


Wife's General Notes

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 8 children, of whom 6 were still alive.


General Notes for Child Mildred Jane Copenhaver

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 10 children, of whom 8 were still alive.


General Notes for Child Ulysses Grant Copenhaver

A major subject of the Laidley book, pgs 994-997.

All chilren's names are from Laidley and were born between 1890 and 1910, but no dates were listed.
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James Copenhaver & Kesiah Slack




Husband James Copenhaver 1182

       Born: Abt 1828 - Nicholas County, Virginia 116
       Died: Bef 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1,1182
     Buried: 


     Father: John Jacob Copenhaver (Abt 1792-Abt 1890)
     Mother: Sarah (Or Dotzman) Dotson (Abt 1796-Abt 1893) 332


    Married: 19 Nov 1849 - Kanawha County, Virginia 88

Other Spouse: Martha E. Cavender (1833-      ) - 12 Apr 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1755-1800

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1322

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. #33-33

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV No. Elk Dist. Pg19




Wife Kesiah Slack

       Born: Abt 1831 - Virginia 116
       Died: Bef 1911 - West Virginia 1182
     Buried: 


     Father: James Slack (Bef 1790-      )
     Mother: Keziah Newhouse (Abt 1786-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha County VA #1755-1800

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1322

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV North Elk District #33

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV North Elk District Pg19



Children
1 F Alice Jane Copenhaver

       Born: Oct 1850 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: James Albert Booker (1847-      )
       Marr: 6 Jul 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 F Sarah Copenhaver

       Born: Nov 1852 - Kanawha County, Virginia 542
       Died: 12 Mar 1853 - Kanawha County, Virginia 542
     Buried: 



3 F Cynthia Elizabeth Copenhaver

       Born: 24 Nov 1853 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1638
       Died: 30 Jan 1940 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 614
     Buried:  - Jarrett Cemetery, Elkview, Kanawha County 614
     Spouse: John T. Jarrett (1850-1935)  1065 
       Marr: 14 Nov 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  88 



4 M William Henry Copenhaver

       Born: 12 Dec 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Louisa Hammack (Abt 1862-Bef 1897)
       Marr: 28 Dec 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Spouse: Hester A. Hammack (1876-      )
       Marr: 22 Apr 1897 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



5 M George B. Copenhaver

       Born: 3 Mar 1859 - Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Biddie Ann Copenhaver

       Born: 3 Mar 1861 - Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 M James Copenhaver

       Born: 1865 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 30
       Died: Nov 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 30
     Buried: 



8 M Ulysses Grant Copenhaver

       Born: Aug 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Carrie E. Hall (1869-      )
       Marr: 10 Apr 1890 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



9 M John Lawrence Copenhaver

       Born: Abt 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 209
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary A. Edens (Abt 1875-      )
       Marr: 14 Mar 1894 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 




General Notes for Child Alice Jane Copenhaver

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 11 children, of whom 7 were still alive.
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John Copenhaver




Husband John Copenhaver

       Born: Abt 1770 - Greenbrier County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Johannes Georg Jakob Koppenhoffer (1746-1782)
     Mother: 


    Married: 




Wife

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 M John Jacob Copenhaver

       Born: Abt 1792 - Virginia 141,332
       Died: Abt 1890 - Nicholas County, West Virginia 332
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sarah (Or Dotzman) Dotson (Abt 1796-Abt 1893)  332 
       Marr: 21 Apr 1818 - Greenbrier County, Virginia  904 




General Notes for Child John Jacob Copenhaver

Per Laidley, pg 994, the original surname was "Copenhagen".
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John Henry Copenhaver & Emma Elizabeth Given




Husband John Henry Copenhaver 1182

       Born: 1 Jul 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1156
       Died: After 1911 1182
     Buried: 


     Father: Jacob Thomas Copenhaver (1824-1906) 1182
     Mother: Virginia Newcomer (1828-After 1911)


    Married: 15 Feb 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 18

Other Spouse: Chloe J. Jarrett (1874-      ) - 8 Nov 1894 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation 1156 - Postmaster Of Blue Creek, WV From 1902

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1283

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk District #39




Wife Emma Elizabeth Given

       Born: 29 Nov 1860 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1156
       Died: 13 Sep 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1156
     Buried: 


     Father: Andrew Jackson Given (Abt 1836-Bef 1864)
     Mother: Nancy Goff (Abt 1842-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co. WV Elk Dist. #382-382

Census, 1880 - Kanawha County WV Elk District Pg21



Children
1 M Ramey H. Copenhaver

       Born: 10 Dec 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1156
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sally Petty (      -      )  1156 



2 F Delia Copenhaver

       Born: 18 May 1879 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1156
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: J. R. King (      -      )



3 F Erna May Copenhaver

       Born: 19 May 1885 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1862
       Died: 1973 - Duval County, Florida
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Fred Henson Sims (1876-1954)
       Marr: 1903 - Lawrence County, Ohio




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John Henry Copenhaver & Chloe J. Jarrett




Husband John Henry Copenhaver 1182

       Born: 1 Jul 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1156
       Died: After 1911 1182
     Buried: 


     Father: Jacob Thomas Copenhaver (1824-1906) 1182
     Mother: Virginia Newcomer (1828-After 1911)


    Married: 8 Nov 1894 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Emma Elizabeth Given (1860-1893) - 15 Feb 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 18

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation 1156 - Postmaster Of Blue Creek, WV From 1902

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1283

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk District #39




Wife Chloe J. Jarrett

       Born: 4 May 1874 - Kettle, Kanawha County, West Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Christopher Columbus Jarrett (Abt 1832-Bef 1897)
     Mother: Mary Jane Slack (1853-Bef 1885)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV North Elk District Pg28



Children
1 F Hazel Copenhaver

       Born: 30 Oct 1897 1156
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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John Jacob Copenhaver & Sarah (Or Dotzman) Dotson




Husband John Jacob Copenhaver

       Born: Abt 1792 - Virginia 141,332
       Died: Abt 1890 - Nicholas County, West Virginia 332
     Buried: 


     Father: John Copenhaver (Abt 1770-      )
     Mother: 


    Married: 21 Apr 1818 - Greenbrier County, Virginia 904

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Nicholas Co. VA #569-569




Wife Sarah (Or Dotzman) Dotson 332

       Born: Abt 1796 - Virginia 332
       Died: Abt 1893 - Nicholas County, West Virginia 332
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Nicholas Co. VA #569-569



Children
1 F Mary Copenhaver

       Born: 18 Apr 1819 - Virginia 331
       Died: 3 May 1874 - Fayette County, West Virginia 331
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Samuel H. Amick (Abt 1818-      )
       Marr: 25 Mar 1841 - Nicholas County, Virginia  39 



2 M John Copenhaver 332

       Born: Abt 1822 - Nicholas County, Virginia 141,332
       Died: Bef 1911 - Nicholas County, Virginia 332
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Catherine (Unknown) Copenhaver (Abt 1822-      )



3 M Joseph Copenhaver 332

       Born: Abt 1823 - Virginia 141
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Abba (Unknown) Copenhaver (Abt 1825-      )



4 M Jacob Thomas Copenhaver 1182

       Born: Dec 1824 - Virginia 1
       Died: 21 Mar 1906 - Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia 1182
     Buried:  - Family Farm, Elk District, Kanawha County, West Virginia 1182
     Spouse: Virginia Newcomer (1828-After 1911)
       Marr: 12 Aug 1847 - Kanawha County, Virginia  88 



5 M James Copenhaver 1182

       Born: Abt 1828 - Nicholas County, Virginia 116
       Died: Bef 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1,1182
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Kesiah Slack (Abt 1831-Bef 1911)
       Marr: 19 Nov 1849 - Kanawha County, Virginia  88 
     Spouse: Martha E. Cavender (1833-      )
       Marr: 12 Apr 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



6 M Samuel Copenhaver 1182

       Born: Abt 1831 - Virginia 141
       Died: Bef 1911 - Iowa 1182
     Buried: 



7 M David Copenhaver 1182

       Born: Abt 1832 - Virginia 141
       Died: Bef 1911 - Iowa 1182
     Buried: 



8 M William Copenhaver 1182

       Born: Abt 1834 - Nicholas County, Virginia 141,1182
       Died: Bef 1897 - Nicholas County, West Virginia 44,1182
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Nancy Malcomb (Abt 1840-After 1911)  1182 
       Marr: Nicholas County, Virginia  1182 




Husband's General Notes

Per Laidley, pg 994, the original surname was "Copenhagen".


Wife's General Notes

Per Laidley, pg 994, her maiden name was "Dotzman".
Per CD #229, Greenbrier Co, marriage record, her maiden name was "Dotson".


General Notes for Child Mary Copenhaver

Not listed by name in the Laidley article " and two daughters, one of whom died when young and the other after marriage."

This is the only female Copenhaver marriage listed for Nicholas Co. when this was the only Copenhaver family living in what is now central WV.


General Notes for Child Jacob Thomas Copenhaver

Per Laidley, there were 2 additional children: "one died at birth and one died at the age of two years."


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