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The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Joseph Lawson & Elizabeth (Unknown) Grass




Husband Joseph Lawson

       Born: Abt 1837 - Tennessee
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 6 Mar 1888 - Putnam County, West Virginia




Wife Elizabeth (Unknown) Grass

       Born: Abt 1858 - Cabell County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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Joseph G. Smith & Ellen Elizabeth Grass




Husband Joseph G. Smith

       Born: 12 Feb 1859 - Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John E. Smith (Abt 1801-1867)
     Mother: Martha Grass (Abt 1817-      )


    Married: 13 Aug 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1880 - Farmer

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #179

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Wash. Dist. #43-43

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Wash. Dist. Pg15




Wife Ellen Elizabeth Grass

       Born: Abt 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: George Washington Grass (Abt 1830-      )
     Mother: Sarah Kidd (Abt 1832-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #313



Children
1 M John B. Smith

       Born: Abt 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Paulina A. Smith

       Born: Abt 1879 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M James Smith

       Born: Abt 10 May 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Michael Grass & Elmira (Unknown) Grass




Husband Michael Grass

       Born: Abt 1831 - Virginia 33
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John Grass (Abt 1791-      )
     Mother: Susan (Unknown) Grass (Abt 1798-      )


    Married: 

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

Census, 1850 - Monroe Co, VA #648-648

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. #147-147




Wife Elmira (Unknown) Grass

       Born: Abt 1840 - Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. #147-147



Children
1 F Lucinda Grass

       Born: Abt 1866 - West Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Susan Grass

       Born: Abt 1869 - West Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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John Leney & Emeline Grass




Husband John Leney

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 3 Feb 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2




Wife Emeline Grass

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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William B. Grass & Ethel (Unknown) Grass




Husband William B. Grass

       Born: 4 Feb 1892 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 5 Nov 1965 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: James R. Grass (1859-1919)
     Mother: Mary V. Adkins (1865-1933)


    Married: 




Wife Ethel (Unknown) Grass

       Born: 1904 - West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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Richard Grinstead & Frances Grass




Husband Richard Grinstead

       Born: Abt 1796 - Virginia 50
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 23 Nov 1826 - Kanawha County, Virginia 18

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #231-234

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1646




Wife Frances Grass

       Born: Abt 1811 - Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #231-234

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1646



Children
1 F Elizabeth Grinstead

       Born: Abt 1829 - Kanawha County, Virginia 18
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Dickinson Hicks (Abt 1813-Bef 1860)
       Marr: 22 May 1854 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 
     Spouse: Meredith Pauley (Abt 1803-1874)
       Marr: 15 Nov 1860 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 



2 M John J. Grinstead

       Born: Abt 1831 - Kanawha County, Virginia 50
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Frances Curry (Abt 1837-      )
       Marr: 6 Oct 1853 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



3 F Amelia Grinstead

       Born: Abt 1833 - Kanawha County, Virginia 88
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Alfred D. Tully (Abt 1811-      )
       Marr: 16 Dec 1855 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 



4 M Militus Grinstead

       Born: Abt 1837 - Jennings County, Indiana 88
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Amanda T. Selby (Abt 1840-      )
       Marr: 9 Sep 1858 - Kanawha County, Virginia  88 



5 F Sarah D. Grinstead

       Born: Oct 1838 - Jennings County, Indiana 1,88
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Charles W. Selby (1837-      )
       Marr: 24 Dec 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia  88 



6 M Richard C. Grinstead

       Born: Abt 1842 - Kanawha County, Virginia 50
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 M Samuel S. Grinstead

       Born: Abt 1844 - Kanawha County, Virginia 50
       Died: 
     Buried: 



8 F Mary F. Grinstead

       Born: Abt 1845 - Kanawha County, Virginia 50
       Died: 
     Buried: 



9 F Martha D. Grinstead

       Born: Abt 1848 - Kanawha County, Virginia 50
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Justine Newcomer (Abt 1850-Bef 1879)
       Marr: 23 May 1869 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 
     Spouse: Lorenzo Dow Midkiff (Abt 1843-      )
       Marr: 20 Nov 1879 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  313 



10 F Lucretia Grinstead

       Born: Abt 1850 - Kanawha County, Virginia 18
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Joseph Hudnall (Abt 1840-      )
       Marr: 14 Jun 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



11 F Jane E. Grinstead

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




General Notes for Child Sarah D. Grinstead

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 14 children, of whom 5 were still alive.
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Jonathan P. Hodges & Frances Grass




Husband Jonathan P. Hodges

       Born: Abt 1858 - Putnam County, Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Everett P. Hodges (Abt 1830-      )
     Mother: Mahala Shiverdecker (Abt 1839-Bef 1880)


    Married: 30 Mar 1888 - Putnam County, West Virginia

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

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Curry Dist. #194-191

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Curry Dist. Pg17




Wife Frances Grass

       Born: Abt 1865 - Putnam County, West Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Edward Grass (Abt 1826-1922)
     Mother: Mary Elizabeth Bird (1838-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Curry Dist. #170-167

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Curry Dist. Pg18



Children
1 M George Edward Hodges

       Born: 1900 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died:  - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Ada Ann Womack (1901-      )
       Marr: 27 Feb 1922 - Putnam County, West Virginia




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George W. Grass & Mary J. McDorman




Husband George W. Grass 10

       Born: Feb 1858 - (Now) West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: George Washington Grass (Abt 1830-      )
     Mother: Sarah Kidd (Abt 1832-      )


    Married: 6 Apr 1880 - Boone County, West Virginia 13

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

Occupation, 1900 - Laborer

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Wash. Dist. Pg38

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. (Ed-54) #89-90




Wife Mary J. McDorman

       Born: Oct 1857 - (Now) West Virginia 144
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: George W. McDorman (Abt 1818-      )
     Mother: Clarissa E. Watson (Abt 1829-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1935

Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Peytona Dist. #62

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Wash. Dist. Pg38

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. (Ed-54) #89-90



Children
1 F Alma Grass

       Born: Jan 1881 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Vertie Grass

       Born: May 1883 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Ida Grass

       Born: Nov 1885 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M Lee Grass

       Born: Jan 1888 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Lillian E. Grass

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



6 F Catherine A. Grass

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




Wife's General Notes

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 8 children, of whom 6 were still alive.
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George Washington Grass & Sarah Kidd




Husband George Washington Grass

       Born: Abt 1830 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 27 Mar 1850 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #490-494

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #313




Wife Sarah Kidd

       Born: Abt 1832 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #490-494

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #313



Children
1 M William A. Grass

       Born: 28 Mar 1854 - Kanawha County, Virginia 31
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Ellen Elizabeth Grass

       Born: Abt 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Joseph G. Smith (1859-      )
       Marr: 13 Aug 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



3 M Harvey Grass

       Born: 22 Feb 1858 - Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M George W. Grass 10

       Born: Feb 1858 - (Now) West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary J. McDorman (1857-      )
       Marr: 6 Apr 1880 - Boone County, West Virginia  13 




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Jacob Grass & Deborah Hawkins




Husband Jacob Grass

       Born: Between 1775-1780 1632,2321
       Died: Bef 1850 - Kanawha County, Virginia 41
     Buried: 
    Married: 29 Mar 1804 - Bath County, Virginia 39

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1810 - Kanawha Co, VA #9-35

Census, 1820 - Kanawha Co, VA #8-15

Census, 1830 - Kanawha Co, VA #192-04

Census, 1840 - Kanawha Co, VA #15-02




Wife Deborah Hawkins

       Born: Abt 1780 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1068-1075



Children
1 M Augustus Grass

       Born: Abt 1812 - Kanawha County, Virginia 30
       Died: 11 Sep 1861 - Paint Creek, Kanawha County, Virginia 30
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Susan (Unknown) Grass (Abt 1825-      )
       Marr: Not On Cd#229



2 M Jacob Grass

       Born: Abt 1825 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2
       Died: Bef 1860 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Frances Catherine Brown (Abt 1831-      )
       Marr: 7 Jul 1854 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 




Husband's General Notes

1810 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 26-45; 1 female 26-45; 1 male 10-16; 2 males 0-10; 2 females 0-10; and 0 slaves.

1820 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 26-45; 0 female 26-40 (mistake?); 2 males10-16; 2 females10-16; 2 males 0-10; 4 females 0-10; and 0 slaves.

1830 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 50-60; 1 female 40-50; 1 female 15-20; 1 male 10-15; 2 females 10-15; 2 males 5-10; 2 females 5-10; and 0 slaves.

1840 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 60-70; 1 female 50-60; 1 male 30-40; 1 female 20-30; 1 male 15-20.


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