The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Gideon M. Koontz & Eveline Fisher




Husband Gideon M. Koontz

       Born: Abt 1821 - Virginia 98
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 27 Apr 1848 - Jackson County, Virginia 39

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1850 - Farm Laborer

Census, 1850 - Jackson Co, VA #10-10




Wife Eveline Fisher

       Born: Abt 1822 - Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Jackson Co, VA #10-10



Children
1 F Emily J. Koontz

       Born: Abt 1849 - Jackson County, Virginia 98
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Johile C. Rogers (Abt 1846-      )
       Marr: 5 Sep 1867 - Putnam County, West Virginia  82 




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James Starcher Gibson & Evie Fisher




Husband James Starcher Gibson

       Born: Apr 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1991
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Henry Gibson (1833-1882)
     Mother: Martha Ann Thaxton (1853-      )


    Married: 8 Jan 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 891

Other Spouse: Dessie Dawson (Abt 1893-      ) - 27 Mar 1917 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 891

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1900 - Farm Labor

Occupation, 1910 - Farmer

Occupation, 1920 - Mail Carrier

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg44

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-59) #256-257

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-90) #168-168

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-131) #173




Wife Evie Fisher

       Born: Abt 1881 - West Virginia 60
       Died: Bef 1917 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 298
     Buried: 


     Father: James A. L. Fisher (Abt 1839-      )
     Mother: Margaret Lucinda Burdett (Abt 1838-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-90) #168-168



Children
1 M William Henry Gibson

       Born: Abt 1902 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 891
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Arnold Abney Gibson

       Born: Abt 1904 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 891
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Virginia Gibson

       Born: Abt 1906 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 891
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Floyd Fisher & Jackie Withrow




Husband Floyd Fisher 449

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: David F. Fisher (1874-1948)
     Mother: Myrtle Riston (      -      ) 759


    Married: 




Wife Jackie Withrow 449

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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Wilson Fisher & Frances (Unknown) Fisher




Husband Wilson Fisher

       Born: Abt 1841 - Jackson County, Virginia 98
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John L. Fisher (Abt 1807-After 1880)
     Mother: Mary B. Slater (1820-Abt 1890)


    Married:  - Not On Cd #241

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

Census, 1850 - Jackson Co, VA #17-17

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Buffalo Dist. #89-88




Wife Frances (Unknown) Fisher

       Born: Abt 1840 - Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Buffalo Dist. #89-88



Children
1 F Mary E. Fisher

       Born: Abt 1862 - West Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M John L. Fisher

       Born: Abt 1866 - West Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Virginia B. Fisher

       Born: Abt 1868 - West Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Not Named Fisher

       Born: Abt Mar 1870 - West Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Franklin Fisher & Nancy Koontz




Husband Franklin Fisher

       Born: Sep 1820 - Virginia 1
       Died: 1901 759
     Buried: 


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


    Married: 

Other Spouse: Nancy Jane Shaver (1860-1906) - 1 Oct 1882 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1231-1247

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #695

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #271-271

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg45

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-59) #83-84




Wife Nancy Koontz

       Born: Abt 1822 - Virginia 511
       Died: 1880 27
     Buried: 


     Father: George Koontz (Bef 1795-Bef 1830)
     Mother: Oney Hendricks (Between 1790-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1231-1247

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #695

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #271

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg45



Children
1 F Emeline Catherine Fisher

       Born: 11 Feb 1842 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John Wesley Long (1836-1864)
       Marr: 4 Apr 1861 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 
     Spouse: James Matthew Pritt (Abt 1834-      )  759 
       Marr: Bef 1870  25 



2 M Emberson Fisher

       Born: 16 Sep 1843 - Kanawha County, Virginia 759
       Died: 12 Feb 1896 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 759
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Arminta Frances Fisher (1841-1924)
       Marr: 21 Dec 1865 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



3 M Marion Fisher

       Born: 16 Mar 1846 - Kanawha County, Virginia 759
       Died: 8 Apr 1865 - Civil War, Near Richmond, Virginia 759
     Buried: 



4 M Columbus Fisher

       Born: 11 Sep 1849 - Kanawha County, Virginia 759
       Died: 8 Oct 1863 759
     Buried: 



5 M Evans Fisher

       Born: 22 Nov 1851 - Kanawha County, Virginia 759
       Died: 15 Aug 1852 - Kanawha County, Virginia 759
     Buried: 



6 M Scott Fisher

       Born: 8 Oct 1853 - Kanawha County, Virginia 759
       Died: 1902 759
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Evaline L. Fisher (1856-1953)
       Marr: 17 Nov 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



7 F Mary Ann Fisher

       Born: 10 Aug 1859 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 1 Feb 1940 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Teasdale Farm, Left At Golf Course On Derrick's Creek; Kanawha Co, WV
     Spouse: Joseph B. Miller (Abt 1853-Bef 1895)
       Marr: 25 Apr 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 
     Spouse: Joseph Brooks Slater (1867-1932)
       Marr: 11 Aug 1895 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 




Wife's General Notes

Had 7 children, died, and he married a 2nd Nancy.


General Notes for Child Mary Ann Fisher

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 10 children, of whom 7 were still alive.
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Franklin Fisher & Nancy Jane Shaver




Husband Franklin Fisher

       Born: Sep 1820 - Virginia 1
       Died: 1901 759
     Buried: 


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


    Married: 1 Oct 1882 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Nancy Koontz (Abt 1822-1880)

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1231-1247

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #695

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #271-271

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg45

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-59) #83-84




Wife Nancy Jane Shaver

       Born: Mar 1860 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2213
       Died: 1906 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2213
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist #59, #83-84



Children
1 M Alphis F. Fisher

       Born: 16 Sep 1885 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 449
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Judia Holly (1891-1955)
       Marr: Abt 1909  60 



2 F Alice A. Fisher

       Born: Feb 1888 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Cephes R. Fisher (1896-      )  449 



3 F Aquilla Fisher

       Born: 3 Feb 1891 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 1974 449
     Buried: 
     Spouse: James G. Asbury (1888-      )
       Marr: 25 Dec 1907  449 



4 M Alfred Russell Fisher

       Born: Aug 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 1979 449
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Bessie M. Holly (1896-      )  449 



5 F Arena Fisher

       Born: 30 Nov 1896 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 5 Feb 1965
     Buried:  - Floral Hills Gardens Of Memories Cemetery, Pocatalico, WV
     Spouse: Glen Clarkson Slater (1891-1979)
       Marr: 24 Oct 1914 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



6 F Ardena Fisher

       Born: Mar 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: George Thomas (      -      )  449 




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 6 children, of whom 6 were still alive.
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Hubert Slater & Freda Virginia Fisher




Husband Hubert Slater

       Born: 20 Oct 1926
       Died: 23 Dec 1990 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Floral Hills Gardens Of Memories Cemetery, Pocatalico, WV


     Father: Simon Prior Slater (1871-1940)
     Mother: Malissa Jane McClanahan (1885-1968)


    Married: 8 Aug 1946 - Kanawha County, West Virginia




Wife Freda Virginia Fisher 528

       Born: 11 Dec 1928
       Died: 
     Buried:  - Floral Hills Gardens Of Memories Cemetery, Pocatalico, WV


     Father: Arthur Lontus Fisher (      -      ) 528
     Mother: Ida Lee Peyton (1910-      )




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Leonard James Stover & Genevieve Fisher




Husband Leonard James Stover

       Born: 15 Dec 1903 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 1944
     Buried:  - Montgomery County, Ohio


     Father: Arthur K. Stover (1879-1956)
     Mother: Emma Ella Bess (1882-1961)


    Married: 




Wife Genevieve Fisher

       Born: 1910
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Betty Louise Stover

       Born: 1927
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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George Fisher & Anna M. Fruth




Husband George Fisher

       Born: May 1865 - Ohio 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 19 Sep 1894 - Mason County, West Virginia 13

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

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV (Ed-46) #108-116: 105 Brown St.




Wife Anna M. Fruth 2120

       Born: Apr 1867 - Ohio 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Abraham Fruth (1832-1885)
     Mother: Anna M. Mees (1834-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV (Ed-46) #108-116: 105 Brown St.



Children
1 F Emma F. Fisher

       Born: Aug 1894 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Ernest S. Fisher

       Born: Nov 1895 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Kate Louise Fisher

       Born: Oct 1897 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M Carl Fisher

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




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George Fisher & Frances A. (Grandchild?) Lanham




Husband George Fisher

       Born: 1792 - Virginia 2209
       Died: 3 Dec 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2209
     Buried: 


     Father: William Fischer (1762-Between 1834)
     Mother: 


    Married: Bef 1825 - Not On Cd #229 41

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1234-1251

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #836

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #128




Wife Frances A. (Grandchild?) Lanham 734

       Born: 21 Aug 1796 - Virginia
       Died: 5 Feb 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 734
     Buried: 


     Father: Benedict Lanham (Bef 1745-      )
     Mother: Penelope Bailey (Bef 1750-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1234-1251

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #836

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #128



Children
1 F Roxalena P. Fisher 1291

       Born: 15 Sep 1825 - Virginia 888
       Died: 7 Mar 1888 888
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Michael Dewitt Clinton (Abt 1822-      )



2 M Henry F. Fisher

       Born: Jan 1829 - Virginia 247
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Malinda Burdett (Abt 1833-Bef 1900)
       Marr: 10 Jun 1852 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



3 M Burrell Spurlock Fisher

       Born: Abt 1830 - Kanawha County, Virginia 50
       Died: 1905 1772
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary Elizabeth Milam (Abt 1839-      )
       Marr: 1 Mar 1857 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 



4 F Elizabeth W. Fisher

       Born: 26 Feb 1831 - Kanawha County, Virginia 888
       Died: 11 Nov 1903 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Elizabeth Slater Cemetery; Allens Fork, Kanawha Co, WV
     Spouse: Elkana Slater (1831-1875)
       Marr: 11 Mar 1852 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



5 M Thomas M. "Richard" Fisher

       Born: Abt 1833 - Kanawha County, Virginia 18
       Died: Bef 1900 1
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Jemima Mary Kelly (1843-1912)
       Marr: 31 Oct 1860 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 



6 M David Wilson Fisher

       Born: 26 Nov 1834 - Kanawha County, Virginia 888
       Died: 9 Apr 1916 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 888
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Henrietta Newhouse (1837-Bef 1900)
       Marr: 7 Jun 1855 - Kanawha County, Virginia  88 



7 F Emily Fisher

       Born: Abt 1836 - Kanawha County, Virginia 136
       Died: 20 Dec 1858 - Kanawha County, Virginia 136
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Goff (Abt 1837-      )
       Marr: 8 Oct 1857 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 



8 F Sidney Ann Fisher

       Born: 3 Aug 1836 - Kanawha County, Virginia
       Died: 3 Jul 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - St. Clair Cemetery; Pocatalico, Near Sissonville, WV
     Spouse: John Eagan (1830-1920)
       Marr: 16 Apr 1857 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



9 F Arminta Frances Fisher

       Born: Mar 1841 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1,2
       Died: 7 Sep 1924 888
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Emberson Fisher (1843-1896)
       Marr: 21 Dec 1865 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 




Husband's General Notes

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


General Notes for Child Elizabeth W. Fisher

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 1 child, who was still alive. (Cannot be correct.)


General Notes for Child Arminta Frances Fisher

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


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