The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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James R. Edens & Lyda T. Holmes




Husband James R. Edens

       Born: 20 Jan 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 8 Oct 1948
     Buried: 


     Father: Robert Clarkson Edens (1844-1925)
     Mother: Mary Ann Haynes (1847-      )


    Married: Abt 1898 1

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg34

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #61; Fam. #187-187




Wife Lyda T. Holmes

       Born: Oct 1879 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Guilford Campbell Holmes (1836-1890)
     Mother: Alethia Ann Guthrie (Abt 1843-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg33

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #61; Fam. #187-187



Children
1 M Havern Edens

       Born: Sep 1899 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Jesse Edens & Rachel Edens




Husband Jesse Edens 105

       Born: 1837 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1858
       Died: 1911 1569
     Buried: 


     Father: Leander Edens (Abt 1811-Abt 1863)
     Mother: Mary Copen (Abt 1809-1863) 107


    Married: 2 Jul 1862 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #890

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1823-1869

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg37




Wife Rachel Edens

       Born: Abt 1842 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: James Alexander Edens (1814-1899)
     Mother: Irinda Hubbard (Abt 1821-1888)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1170-1184

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #879

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg38



Children
1 F Mary E. Edens

       Born: Abt 1865 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 30
       Died: 1865 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 136
     Buried: 



2 M Braden A. Edens

       Born: 14 Oct 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Mary J. Edens

       Born: Abt 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Martha E. Edens

       Born: Abt 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Anna Laura Edens

       Born: May 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Francis M. Lanham (1867-      )
       Marr: 27 May 1892 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 




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Joel Edens & Sarah Humphrey




Husband Joel Edens

       Born: Abt 1804 - Bedford County, Virginia 1971
       Died: Abt Jan 1849 - Highland County, Ohio 1971,1973
     Buried: 


     Father: Jesse Jeremiah Edens (1778-After 1860)
     Mother: Dorothy Wills Davis (Abt 1782-After 1860)


    Married: 22 May 1828 - Bedford County, Virginia 1971

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1830 - Kanawha Co, VA #189-20

Census, 1840 - Kanawha Co, VA #46-05




Wife Sarah Humphrey

       Born: Abt 1801 - Probably Bedford County, Virginia 1971
       Died: After 1860 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1971
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1127-1138

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #606



Children
1 M Alexander Edens

       Born: Abt 1833 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1206
       Died: 3 May 1888 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1206
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary Ann Edens (1839-1919)
       Marr: 20 Mar 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia  1206 



2 M Jonathan J. Edens

       Born: Abt 1835 - Kanawha County, Virginia 148
       Died: 31 May 1897 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1971
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Ann Eliza Edens (Abt 1841-1896)
       Marr: 9 Oct 1859 - Kanawha County, Virginia  148 



3 F Sarah Frances Edens

       Born: Abt 1838 - Kanawha County, Virginia 88
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John Martin (Abt 1831-      )
       Marr: 9 Apr 1854 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



4 F Louisa Ann Edens

       Born: Abt 1843 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1971
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Eli Tully (Abt 1825-      )
       Marr: 15 Dec 1859 - Kanawha County, Virginia  148 




Husband's General Notes

1830 census: 1 male 20-30; 1 male 0-5; 1 female 20-30. "Edins"
1840 census: 1 male 40-50; 1 male 20-30; 2 males 5-10; 1 male 0-5; 1 female 30-40; 1 female 0-5; 1 female 5-10; 1 female 10-15. "Edings"
Next door to Samuel Humphrey.
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Joel P. Edens & Ella Spradling




Husband Joel P. Edens

       Born: Abt 1861 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 116
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Jonathan J. Edens (Abt 1835-1897)
     Mother: Ann Eliza Edens (Abt 1841-1896)


    Married: 11 Mar 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #361

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Distric Pg27




Wife Ella Spradling

       Born: Abt 1863 - Kanawha Or Putnam County, West Virginia 629
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: James W. Spradling (1838-      )
     Mother: Mary Ann Hunt (1842-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Putnam Co. WV Poca District Pg12


Wife's General Notes

1880 Census: she was living with her parents as Ella Edens.
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John Anderson Edens & Harriet Layne




Husband John Anderson Edens

       Born: 5 May 1859 - Kanawha County, Virginia 25
       Died: 16 Feb 1944
     Buried: 


     Father: Burden Brammer Edens (1813-1898)
     Mother: Catherine Weimar (Abt 1814-1870)


    Married:  - 1st Marriage

Other Spouse: Lula D. Tully (1878-      ) - 26 Dec 1897 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Dilla M. Jarrett (1889-1983) - After 1905 41

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

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1239

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #354

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #61; Fam. #100-100




Wife Harriet Layne

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


     Father: Christopher Columbus Layne (1830-1873)
     Mother: Martha Armstead Ranson (1835-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Alt. Birth, Alt. Birth, Abt 1866

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. #323-323

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. Pg36


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John Anderson Edens & Lula D. Tully




Husband John Anderson Edens

       Born: 5 May 1859 - Kanawha County, Virginia 25
       Died: 16 Feb 1944
     Buried: 


     Father: Burden Brammer Edens (1813-1898)
     Mother: Catherine Weimar (Abt 1814-1870)


    Married: 26 Dec 1897 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Harriet Layne (Abt 1866-      ) - 1st Marriage

Other Spouse: Dilla M. Jarrett (1889-1983) - After 1905 41

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

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1239

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #354

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #61; Fam. #100-100




Wife Lula D. Tully

       Born: Apr 1878 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William A. Tully (1854-      )
     Mother: Sarah W. Jenkins (1858-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg27

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #61; Fam. #100-100



Children
1 F Melvie Edens

       Born: Dec 1898 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Roy Edens

       Born: Mar 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 2 children, of whom 2 were still alive.
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John Anderson Edens & Dilla M. Jarrett




Husband John Anderson Edens

       Born: 5 May 1859 - Kanawha County, Virginia 25
       Died: 16 Feb 1944
     Buried: 


     Father: Burden Brammer Edens (1813-1898)
     Mother: Catherine Weimar (Abt 1814-1870)


    Married: After 1905 41

Other Spouse: Harriet Layne (Abt 1866-      ) - 1st Marriage

Other Spouse: Lula D. Tully (1878-      ) - 26 Dec 1897 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1239

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #354

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #61; Fam. #100-100




Wife Dilla M. Jarrett

       Born: 3 Apr 1889 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1569
       Died: 15 Nov 1983
     Buried:  - Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Kanawha Co, WV


     Father: Rev. Mark Vinson Jarrett (1856-1938)
     Mother: Elizabeth C. Canterbury (1856-1941)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist.; Enum. Dist. #50; Fam. #51-55



Children
1 M Shirley Gay Edens

       Born: 23 Oct 1915 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 9 May 1979 - Florida
     Buried:  - Anderson Cemetery, Dunbar, Kanawha Co, WV
     Spouse: Margaret B. Beasley (1916-      )
     Spouse: Bessie Mae Mairs (      -      )




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John Hewitt Edens & Theodocia King




Husband John Hewitt Edens

       Born: 13 Jun 1803 - Virginia 1971
       Died: 1 Jun 1883 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1972
     Buried: 


     Father: Jesse Jeremiah Edens (1778-After 1860)
     Mother: Dorothy Wills Davis (Abt 1782-After 1860)


    Married: 22 Nov 1823 - Not On Cd #229

Other Spouse: Elizabeth Goff (1818-1908) - 13 Mar 1838 - Kanawha County, Virginia 39

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1796-1841

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1234




Wife Theodocia King

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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John Hewitt Edens & Elizabeth Goff




Husband John Hewitt Edens

       Born: 13 Jun 1803 - Virginia 1971
       Died: 1 Jun 1883 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1972
     Buried: 


     Father: Jesse Jeremiah Edens (1778-After 1860)
     Mother: Dorothy Wills Davis (Abt 1782-After 1860)


    Married: 13 Mar 1838 - Kanawha County, Virginia 39

Other Spouse: Theodocia King (      -      ) - 22 Nov 1823 - Not On Cd #229

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1796-1841

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1234




Wife Elizabeth Goff

       Born: 16 Mar 1818 - Bedford County, Virginia 247
       Died: 19 Aug 1908 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 247
     Buried: 


     Father: John Mcghee Goff (Abt 1790-Bef 1870)
     Mother: Lavinia Wilkinson (Abt 1790-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1796-1841

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1234



Children
1 M John Edens

       Born: Abt 1836 - Kanawha County, Virginia 247
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Amanda Edens

       Born: Abt 1841 - Kanawha County, Virginia 247
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Guilford Campbell Holmes (1836-1890)
       Marr: Abt 1858
     Spouse: J. R. Moore (      -      )
       Marr: After 1890 - Not On Cd #241



3 M Hugh Allen Edens

       Born: Abt 1844 - Kanawha County, Virginia 247
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Elizabeth Edens

       Born: 23 Oct 1845 - Kanawha County, Virginia 247
       Died: 13 Jan 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 247
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Caleb Henry Casdorph (1836-1918)
       Marr: 28 Dec 1865 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  247 



5 F Mary A. Edens

       Born: Abt 1848 - Kanawha County, Virginia 247
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 M Joseph Edens

       Born: Abt 1849 - Kanawha County, Virginia 247
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 M Joel Edens

       Born: Abt 1852 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1678
       Died: 
     Buried: 



8 F Eliza Edens

       Born: Abt 1854 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1678
       Died: 
     Buried: 



9 F Henrietta Edens

       Born: 9 Feb 1855 - Kanawha County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 



10 F Rebecca Edens

       Born: Abt 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1678
       Died: 
     Buried: 



11 M Jesse W. Scott Edens

       Born: May 1861 - Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 
     Buried: 




General Notes for Child Elizabeth Edens

From West Virginia Newspapers Obituaries 1822-1899 Vol. 1, pg37:

The Charleston Daily Gazette
Sunday, January 15, 1893

Mr. Calip (sic) Casdorph died suddenly at her home on Kanawha Two Mile Friday night from a third stroke of paralysis. The lady had just prepared herself to retire for the night and as she started to lie down she remarked that her head was killing her and before anyone could reach her she expired. She was about forty five years of age and leaves a husband and family. The remains will be interred at 2 o'clock this afternoon in the Guthrie burial grounds on Kanawha Two Mile.
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John W. Edens & Nancy J. Light




Husband John W. Edens

       Born: Abt 1828 - Virginia 27
       Died: Abt 1898 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 190
     Buried: 
    Married: 17 Aug 1853 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1860 - Cooper

Occupation, 1862 - Federal Soldier

Occupation, 1870 - Worked On Saw Mill

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1557

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co. WV Hutton Dist. #125-122

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk District Pg13




Wife Nancy J. Light

       Born: 20 Jul 1836 - Virginia
       Died: 28 Nov 1891 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Hanson-Edens Cemetery, Old Mill Creek Rd, Kanawha Co, WV


     Father: James Light (Abt 1790-Bef 1870)
     Mother: Charity (Unknown) Light (Abt 1800-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1557

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Hutton Dist. #125-122

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk District Pg13



Children
1 F Charity C. Edens

       Born: Abt 1855 - Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Thomas Edens 105

       Born: Abt 1858 - Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Esteline Wiseman (Abt 1863-      )
       Marr: 31 Aug 1881 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



3 M Lewis Edens 105

       Born: 20 Jun 1860 - Kanawha County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M John Wesley Edens 105

       Born: 12 Jul 1862 - Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Ardelia Edens

       Born: 17 Jul 1866
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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