The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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William Finney & Elizabeth Preston




Husband William Finney

       Born: 8 Jun 1822 - Rockbridge County, Virginia 1434
       Died: 2 Dec 1869 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 30
     Buried:  - Preston Cemetery, Nease Dr, Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV 1434
    Married: 20 Jul 1847 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation 5 - Overseer

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1954-2004

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #431




Wife Elizabeth Preston

       Born: 14 Feb 1827 - (Now) West Virginia 1434
       Died: 21 Jun 1901 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1434
     Buried:  - Preston Cemetery, Nease Dr, Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV 1434


     Father: William Preston (1794-1855)
     Mother: Mary Elizabeth Fowler (Abt 1806-After 1880)



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

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1954-2004

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #431

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. #155-155

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV So. Union Dist. Pg4

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. (Ed-60) #137-137



Children
1 F Alethe J. Finney

       Born: Dec 1849 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1,5
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John Wilson (Abt 1817-      )  105 
       Marr: 20 Feb 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 F Mary V. Finney

       Born: Abt 1851 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Josephine Finney

       Born: Abt 1853 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M Charles Finney

       Born: 15 Jul 1855 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2206
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Gracie W. Withrow (1874-      )
       Marr: 27 Jan 1892 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



5 M William Finney

       Born: 3 Oct 1857 - Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Victoria B. Finney

       Born: Abt Jan 1860 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Henry F. Keller (Abt 1855-      )
       Marr: 25 Oct 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



7 M Alphonso\Tony Finney

       Born: Jan 1863 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Jennie (Unknown) Finney (1873-      )
       Marr: Abt 1896 - Not On Cd#241  1 



8 M John B. Finney

       Born: 1865 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1434
       Died: 1937 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1434
     Buried:  - Preston Cemetery, Nease Dr, Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV 1434



9 M Robert L. (Grandson) Finney

       Born: Mar 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Louisa (Unknown) Finney (1878-      )
       Marr: Abt 1895 - Not On Cd#241  1 




Wife's General Notes

Per the 1880 and 1990 Kanawha Co. WV Census, both of her parents were born in England.

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 8 children, of whom 7 were still alive.


General Notes for Child Alethe J. Finney

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 3 children, of whom 2 were still alive.


General Notes for Child Victoria B. Finney

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 1 children, of whom 1 were still alive.
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John Finton & Margaret (Unknown) Finton




Husband John Finton

       Born: Abt 1786 - Ireland 33
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1850 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Monroe Co, VA #581-592




Wife Margaret (Unknown) Finton

       Born: Abt 1800 - Virginia 33
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Monroe Co, VA #581-592



Children
1 F Margaret Jane Finton 558

       Born: Abt 1825 - Ohio 116
       Died: Abt 1901 - Fayette County, West Virginia 558
     Buried: 
     Spouse: James S. Lemon (1834-      )  558 
       Marr: Monroe County, Virginia  558 



2 F Rebecca A. Finton

       Born: Abt 1828 - Virginia 33
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Nancy E. Finton

       Born: Abt 1828 - Virginia 33
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Martha Finton

       Born: Abt 1831 - Virginia 33
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 M William Finton

       Born: Abt 1834 - Virginia 33
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Mary Finton

       Born: Abt 1838 - Virginia 33
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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James S. Lemon & Margaret Jane Finton




Husband James S. Lemon 558

       Born: 9 Mar 1834 - Virginia 558
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Peter Lemon (      -      ) 558
     Mother: 


    Married:  - Monroe County, Virginia 558

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation 189 - Minister

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #51-51

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg2




Wife Margaret Jane Finton 558

       Born: Abt 1825 - Ohio 116
       Died: Abt 1901 - Fayette County, West Virginia 558
     Buried: 


     Father: John Finton (Abt 1786-      )
     Mother: Margaret (Unknown) Finton (Abt 1800-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Monroe Co, VA #581-592

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #51

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg2



Children
1 F Margaret E. Lemon

       Born: Abt 1854 - Virginia 116
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John Thompson Lanham (1852-      )  105 
       Marr: 29 Feb 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  88 



2 M John A. Lemon

       Born: 1856 - (Now) West Virginia 116
       Died: 1932 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 537
     Buried:  - Rocky Fork Cemetery, Union Dist. Kanawha Co, WV 537
     Spouse: Susan C. Asbury (Abt 1858-After 1932)
       Marr: 11 May 1881 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 



3 F Mary S. Lemon

       Born: Abt 1858 - Virginia 116
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William C. Skidmore (1856-      )
       Marr: 9 Oct 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  88 



4 F Harriet Ann Lemon 558

       Born: Abt 1860 41
       Died: Abt 1862 - Age 18 Months 558
     Buried: 



5 M James William Lemon

       Born: 9 Nov 1862 - Monroe County, Virginia 116
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Willie E. Haynes (1866-      )
       Marr: 24 Sep 1884  558 



6 F Virginia Caroline Lemon

       Born: Abt 1867 - Virginia 116
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: J. B. Haynes (      -      )  558 
       Marr: Not On Cd #229



7 M Alfred B. Lemon 558

       Born: Bef 1870 41
       Died:  - In Infancy 558
     Buried: 




Husband's General Notes

CD#229 Marriage Record, Botetourt Co. VA: James Lemmon married Margaret Jane Kessler 10 March 1845.
Same couple???


General Notes for Child James William Lemon

A major subject of the Laidley Book, pg. 510-511.
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See Phipps Fipps & See Fipps Phipps




Husband See Phipps Fipps

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife See Fipps Phipps

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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William Fischer




Husband William Fischer

       Born: 1762 - Germany 734
       Died: Between 1834-1838 734
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 M William Fisher

       Born: Bef 1776 185
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Conrad W. Fisher

       Born: Abt 1781 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 185,368
       Died: Abt 1865 - Putnam County, Virginia 368
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Rachel Miller (Abt 1788-1870)
       Marr: 30 Oct 1805 - Monroe County, Virginia  368 



3 M John Fisher Sr.

       Born: 1784 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 759,2207
       Died: 19 Jan 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2208
     Buried:  - Family Cemetery At The Fork's Of The Poca River 742
     Spouse: Lucretia Harrison (1793-Abt 1872)
       Marr: 1812 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 



4 M Leonard Fisher

       Born: Abt 1789 - Virginia 742
       Died: 4 Jun 1865 - Lucas County, Iowa 742
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sarah Harrison (Abt 1800-1855)
       Marr: Abt 1818  368 



5 M George Fisher

       Born: 1792 - Virginia 2209
       Died: 3 Dec 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2209
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Frances A. (Grandchild?) Lanham (1796-1893)  734 
       Marr: Bef 1825 - Not On Cd #229  41 




General Notes for Child William Fisher

Per Laidley, settled in Kanawha Co, VA.


General Notes for Child Conrad W. Fisher

Per Laidley, settled in Jackson Co, VA.


General Notes for Child John Fisher Sr.

From KVGS Journal, Fall 1966, pg. 61:
"Obituaries and Deaths from the WV Journal" edited by Gerald Ratliff

Wednesday January 24, 1866

John Fisher, Sr. of this county, was found drowned in Two Mile Creek below Charleston, at the edge of the ford above the turnpike bridge. When thus discovered he lay on his back, his head scarely submerged in the shallow water, and his feet upon the bank. This occurred on Friday last, about 4 o'clock in the evening. Some two hours earlier in that day, Mr. Fisher had been noticed to start on his way home, which was about 12 miles north of Charleston and appeared to be in fine spirits. the body of the deceased was removed to the home of Mrs. Littlepage, and on Saturday morning an inquest resulted in the folowing:

Verdict of the cornoer's jury- that the said Jihn Fisher, Sr., in the option of this jury, came to his death by accidental drowning in Two Mile Creek, in this county, aforesaid, on the 19th of January, 1866.

Mr. Fisher was 74 years of age etc.


General Notes for Child George Fisher

Will of George Fisher

In the name of God Amen

I George Fisher of the County of Kanawha and the State of West Virginia being infirm in body but of sound mind and disposing memory for which I thank God and calling to mind the uncertainty of human life and being desirous to dispose of such worldly estate as it hath pleased God to bless me with, I hereby make my last Will and Testament in manner and form following. This is to say

1st I desire that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid out of my personal estate.

2nd I bequeath to my wife Frances her feather beds and bedsteads with all the bedding she may want, 1 bureau, 1 cupboard, one clock, one cow, one horse, one woman's saddle and her own money and the notes she has for for money she has lent and (...) they who in their deeds is bound to pay me and my wife so long as we both shall live after my death their to pay my widow half the amount they paid both of us should this be more than she wants they are not to pay more than she needs and if they should not be sufficient for her support that my children to be equally bound for her support during her life.

3rd I bequeath to my grand daughter Sarah Frances Goff [only child of his deceased daughter, Emily] my land on Hains branch on which Elbon Gans now lives on also the lot in Sissonville, I bought of William Slater known as the Arthur lot also the young mare known as hers also the heifer known as hers, one feather bed, five quilts, two cover lids, one counterpin, two blankets, two sheets, two pillows and one bedstead. I appoint Burwell S Fisher [his son] as her guardian to hold her property and land that I have bequeathed her to rent her lands receive the rents, take care of her property, keep it in his possession until he think it proper to give to her till she becomes of lawful age though should I during my life make use of any of the property I have bequeathed to her it is to be made given to her in the same kind or as money.

4th I desire that at my death that my personal [property] not disposed of in this Will be sold and the money with that money [that] is on hand or as in any way coming to be equally divided bewteen my children and my grand daughter Sarah Frances Goff and lastly I appoint my son David W Fisher and [nephew] Emberson Fisher as my Executors of this my last Will and Testament in witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this 19th day of August, 1874.

George (his mark) Fisher

Signed sealed and delivered as the Last Will and Testement of the above named George Fisher in the presence of the under named subscribers.

A D Tolley

Edmund Newhouse

At a Circuit Court held for Kanawha County at the Court House thereof on the 14th day of December, 1876.

This last Will and Testament of George Fisher dec'd was proved by the oaths of A D Tolley & Edmund Newhouse witnesses thereto, and is ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of David W. Fisher & Emberson Fisher the Executors therein named who made oaths thereto according to laws and together with Edmund Newhouse and Franklin Fisher this securities entered in (...) & acknowledged this bond in the penalty of $2,000, conditioned according to Law certic\ficate is granted them for obtaining probate of said Will in due form.

And it is further ordered that A D Tolley, John Fisher, Zana Shirkey, Franklin Williams & Henry Fisher or any three of them after being first duly sworn for the purpose, do appraise the personal Estate of the said decedent, current money, and make report thereof this court.

Teste John Dryden D for

W E G Gillison Clk
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John C. Fish & Adda May Henson




Husband John C. Fish

       Born: Abt 1868 - Marshall County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 24 Dec 1893 - Putnam County, West Virginia




Wife Adda May Henson

       Born: Abt 1874 - Putnam County, West Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Joseph Andrew Jackson Henson (1841-1930)
     Mother: Maria Wyatt Blake (1841-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Union District, Pg35


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John Fishbeck & Elizabeth (Unknown) Fishbeck




Husband John Fishbeck

       Born: Abt 1827 - Ohio 111
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1880 - Farm Laborer

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Curry Dist. Pg33




Wife Elizabeth (Unknown) Fishbeck

       Born: Abt 1842 - Ohio 111
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Curry Dist. Pg33


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Abraham Fisher & Louise (Unknown) Fisher




Husband Abraham Fisher

       Born: Abt 1859 - (Now) West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: Abt 1878 - Not On Cd #241 60

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1910 - Farmer

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-90) #98-98




Wife Louise (Unknown) Fisher

       Born: Abt 1856 - (Now) West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-90) #98-98



Children
1 M John W. Fisher

       Born: Abt 1884 - West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Louise C. (Unknown) Fisher (Abt 1875-      )
       Marr: Abt 1905  60 




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William H. Pritt & Alafan Fisher




Husband William H. Pritt

       Born: May 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1,2
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 1 Jan 1898 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1910 - Farmer

Occupation, 1920 - Farmer

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist. 59 #352-353

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-80) Sissonville #78-78

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-131) Pct. 2, #81




Wife Alafan Fisher

       Born: Sep 1882 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist. 59 #352-353

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-80) Sissonville #78-78

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-131) Pct. 2, #81



Children
1 F Vannia Jane Pritt

       Born: 16 Jan 1899 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 14 Aug 1972 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Elizabeth Slater Cemetery; Allens Fork, Kanawha Co, WV
     Spouse: Luke S. Slater (1895-1963)
       Marr: 3 Jul 1915 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



2 M Major M. Pritt

       Born: Abt 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Vellie Pritt

       Born: Abt 1902 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Norma Pritt

       Born: Abt 1904 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Lou Ellen Pritt

       Born: Abt 1909 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Erna F. Pritt

       Born: Abt 1912 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 298
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 F Marilyn Pritt

       Born: Abt 1917 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 298
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 census: 1 child had been born with 1 still living.
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Conrad Fisher & Aletha Fisher




Husband Conrad Fisher

       Born: 30 Nov 1822 - Kanawha County, Virginia 368
       Died: Abt 1897 - Atchison, Kansas 368
     Buried: 


     Father: Conrad W. Fisher (Abt 1781-Abt 1865)
     Mother: Rachel Miller (Abt 1788-1870)


    Married: 28 Feb 1847 - Kanawha County, Virginia 742

Other Spouse: Mary Susan Ranson (1839-1886) - 2 Mar 1858 - Jackson County, Virginia 368

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1229-1245




Wife Aletha Fisher

       Born: Abt 1831 - Kanawha County, Virginia 742
       Died: Bef 1858 - Missouri 742,888
     Buried: 


     Father: John Fisher Sr. (1784-1866)
     Mother: Lucretia Harrison (1793-Abt 1872)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1229-1245



Children
1 F Nichomia Fisher

       Born: Abt 1848 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Guinnings Fisher

       Born: Abt 1849 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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