The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Samuel Ruffner & Catherine Ann Daggs




Husband Samuel Ruffner 65

       Born: 26 Oct 1773 - Shenandoah County, Virginia 854
       Died:  - Moved West After 1810: Ohio
     Buried: 


     Father: Joseph Ruffner (1740-1803)
     Mother: Anna Heistand (1742-1820) 1369


    Married: Abt 1800 854

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1810 - Kanawha Co, VA #10-16




Wife Catherine Ann Daggs

       Born: Abt 1777 - (Now) Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


Husband's General Notes

Per CD#520:Early WV Settlers, Genealogies of WV Families, pg. 220: he was the only "weak" member of the family, having been badly burned as an infant.

1810 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male26-45; 1 female 26-45; 2 males 0-10; 1 female 0-10; and 0 slaves.
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William Wilton Wright & Elizabeth Daggs




Husband William Wilton Wright

       Born: Bef 1810 41
       Died: Bef 1850 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
     Buried: 
    Married: 17 Apr 1829 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Deceased




Wife Elizabeth Daggs

       Born: Abt 1815 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: George Daggs (      -      ) 1943
     Mother: Harriet (Unknown) Daggs (      -      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1953-2003

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #424

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #160

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV South Union District Pg4



Children
1 M Hamilton Wright

       Born: Abt 1833 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Wilton Wright

       Born: Abt 1835 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Martha E. (Unknown) Wright (Abt 1839-      )
       Marr: Not On Cd#241



3 F Mary Susan Wright

       Born: Abt 1837 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Joseph Medley (Abt 1838-      )
       Marr: 6 Jan 1860 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2  ,1164 



4 M James L. Wright

       Born: Jan 1845 - (Now) West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary G. Mason (1847-      )
       Marr: Not Married : She Is His Housekeeper In 1880 & 1900



5 F Dinora J. Wright

       Born: Abt 1846 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Jarrett (      -      )
       Marr: 1 Oct 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 




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George Daggs & Harriet (Unknown) Daggs




Husband George Daggs 1943

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Harriet (Unknown) Daggs

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Elizabeth Daggs

       Born: Abt 1815 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Wilton Wright (Bef 1810-Bef 1850)
       Marr: 17 Apr 1829 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



2 F Magdaline Daggs

       Born: Abt 1834 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: James Fowler (Abt 1834-Bef 1870)
       Marr: 25 Apr 1858 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 
     Spouse: William F. Whittington (Abt 1813-      )
       Marr: 8 Apr 1870 - Putnam County, West Virginia  82 




General Notes for Child Magdaline Daggs

Magdaline was living with Elizabeth Daggs Wright in 1850. They are ASSUMED to be sisters, but may be cousins, aunt-niece, etc.
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Hezekiah Daggs & Eliza Dotson




Husband Hezekiah Daggs

       Born: Abt 1826 - Virginia 5
       Died: Bef 1860 17
     Buried: 


     Father: Reuben Daggs (Abt 1784-1873)
     Mother: Catherine Phoebe Cook (Abt 1785-Bef 1853) 1517


    Married: 24 Jun 1848 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #890-894




Wife Eliza Dotson

       Born: Abt 1826 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Elisha Dotson (Abt 1800-1872)
     Mother: Lucinda (Unknown) Dotson (      -Bef 1850)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #890-894

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1192

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. #301-301

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. Pg22



Children
1 F Phoebe J. Daggs

       Born: Abt May 1850 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Fisher (Abt 1854-      )
       Marr: Not On Cd #241



2 M Benjamin F. Daggs

       Born: Abt 1855 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Samuel W. Walker & Leah Daggs




Husband Samuel W. Walker

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 30 Aug 1851 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2




Wife Leah Daggs

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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John Nelson Wright & Lydia Daggs




Husband John Nelson Wright

       Born: Abt 1800 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 1 Sep 1825 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1857-1904




Wife Lydia Daggs

       Born: Abt 1805 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1857-1904



Children
1 F Mary L. Wright

       Born: Abt 1828 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Jane Wright

       Born: Abt 1832 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Alfred F. Wright

       Born: Abt 1833 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M William H. Wright

       Born: Abt 1835 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Martha Wright

       Born: Abt 1839 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Angeline Wright

       Born: Abt 1841 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 F Elizabeth Wright

       Born: Abt 1843 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 



8 F Louisa Wright

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



9 M George M. Wright

       Born: Abt 1848 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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James Fowler & Magdaline Daggs




Husband James Fowler

       Born: Abt 1834 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2
       Died: Bef 1870 44
     Buried: 


     Father: Joseph Fowler (Abt 1804-      )
     Mother: Judith Whittington (Abt 1808-      )


    Married: 25 Apr 1858 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #426

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1882-1930

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Buffalo District Pg18




Wife Magdaline Daggs

       Born: Abt 1834 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: George Daggs (      -      ) 1943
     Mother: Harriet (Unknown) Daggs (      -      )



Other Spouse: William F. Whittington (Abt 1813-      ) - 8 Apr 1870 - Putnam County, West Virginia 82

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1953-2003

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #426

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Buffalo Dist. #75-74



Children
1 M John Fowler

       Born: Abt 1861 - Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M James Fowler

       Born: Abt 1862 - Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Wife's General Notes

Magdaline was living with Elizabeth Daggs Wright in 1850. They are ASSUMED to be sisters, but may be cousins, aunt-niece, etc.
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William F. Whittington & Magdaline Daggs




Husband William F. Whittington

       Born: Abt 1813 - Bedford County, Virginia 82
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: J. Whittington (      -      ) 82
     Mother: E. (Unknown) Whittington (      -      ) 82


    Married: 8 Apr 1870 - Putnam County, West Virginia 82

Other Spouse: Orinda C. Huffman (Abt 1832-      ) 82 - 4 Nov 1853 - Putnam County, Virginia 82

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

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Buffalo Dist. #75-74




Wife Magdaline Daggs

       Born: Abt 1834 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: George Daggs (      -      ) 1943
     Mother: Harriet (Unknown) Daggs (      -      )



Other Spouse: James Fowler (Abt 1834-Bef 1870) - 25 Apr 1858 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1953-2003

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #426

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Buffalo Dist. #75-74


Wife's General Notes

Magdaline was living with Elizabeth Daggs Wright in 1850. They are ASSUMED to be sisters, but may be cousins, aunt-niece, etc.
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James Monroe Dotson & Margaret Daggs




Husband James Monroe Dotson

       Born: 1821 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1848
       Died: 1849 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1848
     Buried: 


     Father: Elisha Dotson (Abt 1800-1872)
     Mother: Lucinda (Unknown) Dotson (      -Bef 1850)


    Married: 1844




Wife Margaret Daggs

       Born: Abt 1822 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1848
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Reuben Daggs (Abt 1784-1873)
     Mother: Catherine Phoebe Cook (Abt 1785-Bef 1853) 1517



Other Spouse: Samuel McClaskie (Abt 1795-1860) - 27 Jan 1852 - Kanawha County, Virginia

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #888-892

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1199



Children
1 F Sarah C. Dotson

       Born: Abt 1844 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 18 Sep 1867 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 30
     Buried: 



2 M Andrew Jackson Dotson

       Born: 16 Jun 1845 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1848
       Died: 10 Mar 1929 1848
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Margaret Ellen Hawley (Abt 1842-      )
       Marr: 14 Mar 1867 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



3 F Mary Frances Dotson

       Born: Abt 1847 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: After 1911 159
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Daniel H. Snodgrass (Abt 1844-Bef 1911)  159 
       Marr: Not On Cd#241



4 M James Robert Dotson

       Born: 26 May 1848 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1723
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Minerva Adeline Childress (Abt 1846-Bef 1875)
       Marr: 23 Nov 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 
     Spouse: Sidney Alice Pauley (1857-      )
       Marr: 2 Dec 1875 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



5 F Emily Dotson

       Born: Abt Aug 1849 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: Bef 1860 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2
     Buried: 



6 F Margaret Alice Dotson 30

       Born: Abt 1850 - Davis Creek, Kanawha County, Virginia 30
       Died: 22 May 1856 - Davis Creek, Kanawha County, Virginia 30
     Buried: 




General Notes for Child Andrew Jackson Dotson

A major subject of the Laidley Book: pg. 605.


General Notes for Child James Robert Dotson

A major subject of the Laidley Book: pg. 602.
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Samuel McClaskie & Margaret Daggs




Husband Samuel McClaskie

       Born: Abt 1795 - Rockbridge County, Virginia 5
       Died: 23 Mar 1860 - Davis Creek, Kanawha County, Virginia 1944
     Buried: 


     Father: James McClaskie (Bef 1775-      ) 30
     Mother: Elizabeth (Unknown) McClaskie (Bef 1780-      ) 30


    Married: 27 Jan 1852 - Kanawha County, Virginia

Other Spouse: Mary Dotson (Bef 1825-Bef 1850) - 29 Jan 1845 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #888-892




Wife Margaret Daggs

       Born: Abt 1822 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1848
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Reuben Daggs (Abt 1784-1873)
     Mother: Catherine Phoebe Cook (Abt 1785-Bef 1853) 1517



Other Spouse: James Monroe Dotson (1821-1849) - 1844

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #888-892

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1199



Children
1 F Adeline McClaskie

       Born: 7 Mar 1853 - Davis Creek, Kanawha County, Virginia 31
       Died: 29 Jul 1854 - Kanawha County, Virginia 30
     Buried: 



2 F Valaria Damarias McClaskie

       Born: 29 Sep 1855 - Kanawha County, Virginia 31
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Lewis Parker Means (1853-      )
       Marr: 20 May 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



3 F Ann Elizabeth Jane McClaskie

       Born: Abt 1858 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Thomas Adams Davis (1853-      )
       Marr: 20 May 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



4 M Samuel McClaskie

       Born: 6 Jul 1860 - Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Husband's General Notes

from West Virginia Newspapers Obituaries 1822-1899 Vol.1, pg 79:

The Kanawha Valley Star
Tuesday, April 2, 1860

Died on the 23rd ult., Samuel McClaskey of this county aged 65 or 66 years 2 months and 4 days. He served at Norfolk, Virginia, as a soldier, in the War of 1812, and immigrated to Kanawha County, in about the year 1816, where he has lived ever since. He leaves a wife and 7 children.


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