The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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James Higgins & Margaret Maroney




Husband James Higgins

       Born: Abt 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia 32
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: James Higgins (Abt 1808-      )
     Mother: Ellen S. (Unknown) Higgins (Abt 1813-      )


    Married: 7 Jul 1883 - Boone County, West Virginia 13

Other Spouse: Mary (Unknown) Higgins (Abt 1857-      ) - Not On Cd #241

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1880 - Works In Mines

Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #423

Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Peytona Dist. #147

Census, 1880 - Boone Co, WV Peytona Dist. Pg24




Wife Margaret Maroney

       Born: Abt 1855 - Virginia 32
       Died: 1939 10
     Buried: 


     Father: Stephen Maroney (Abt 1811-1902)
     Mother: Ellen Sullivan (Abt 1811-1895) 32



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #438

Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Peytona Dist. #202

Census, 1880 - Boone Co, WV Peytona Dist. Pg1


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Dominic P. Layton & Mary Higgins




Husband Dominic P. Layton 10

       Born: Abt 1855 - Ireland 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: Abt 1872 - Not On Cd #241 1

Noted events in his life were:
Alt. Birth 1, Alt. Birth, Aug 1847 - Ireland

Occupation, 1880 - Liquor Dealer

Occupation, 1900 - Saloonkeeper

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV E. Louden Dist. Pg31

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. (Ed-54) #106-107

Residence 10 - Marmet, Kanawha Co, WV




Wife Mary Higgins

       Born: Apr 1853 - Albemarle County, Virginia 1,32
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: James Higgins (Abt 1808-      )
     Mother: Ellen S. (Unknown) Higgins (Abt 1813-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #423

Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Peytona Dist. #147

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV E. Louden Dist. Pg31

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. (Ed-54) #106-107



Children
1 M Michael Layton

       Born: Abt 1873 - West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Ellen Layton

       Born: Abt 1875 - West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Mary W. Layton

       Born: Jun 1877 - West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M James Layton

       Born: Jun 1879 - West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Bessie Layton

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



6 F Rosa C. Layton

       Born: Feb 1884 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 M Thomas J. Layton

       Born: Dec 1886 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 



8 F Margaret Layton

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



9 F Catherine Layton

       Born: Nov 1889 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



10 M William Ernest Layton

       Born: Oct 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Wife's General Notes

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 9 children, of whom 8 were still alive. (???)
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Patrick Higgins & Ellen E. O'day




Husband Patrick Higgins

       Born: Abt 1843 - Ireland 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Michael Higgins (Abt 1805-      )
     Mother: Catherine (Unknown) Higgins (Abt 1815-      )


    Married: 16 Apr 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Occupation, 1880 - Works In Mines

Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Peytona Dist. #164

Census, 1880 - Boone Co, WV Peytona Dist. Pg23




Wife Ellen E. O'day

       Born: Abt 1850 - Ireland 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: R. O'day (      -      ) 2
     Mother: E. (Unknown) O'day (      -      ) 2



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Peytona Dist. #164

Census, 1880 - Boone Co, WV Peytona Dist. Pg23



Children
1 M Michael Higgins

       Born: Abt 1867 - Kanawha Or Boone County, Virginia 10
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Richard Higgins

       Born: Abt 1871 - West Virginia 40
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Mary Higgins

       Born: Abt 1873 - West Virginia 40
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M John Higgins

       Born: Abt 1875 - West Virginia 40
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 M Thomas Higgins

       Born: Abt 1877 - West Virginia 40
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Catherine Higgins

       Born: Abt 1879 - West Virginia 40
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Robert Higginson




Husband Robert Higginson 3

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Lucy Higginson 3

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Lewis Burwell (      -      )  3 




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Charles W. Jenkins & Alwilda B. (Adopted) High




Husband Charles W. Jenkins

       Born: Nov 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Hurt Jenkins (1824-Bef 1900)
     Mother: Martha Ann Lumpkin (1839-      )


    Married: 15 Aug 1895 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. Pg27

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #61; Fam. #71-71




Wife Alwilda B. (Adopted) High

       Born: Nov 1875 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: James H. Thomas (Abt 1841-      )
     Mother: Eliza Ann Munday (1836-1910)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. Pg23

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #61; Fam. #71-71



Children
1 F Martha A. Jenkins

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




Wife's General Notes

In the 1880 Kanawha Co. census, she was listed as Alwilda High, adopted daughter.
In the Kanawha Co. marriage records, she was listed as Alwilda Thomas.
Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 2 children, of whom 1 was still alive.
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Daniel High & Cora (Unknown) High




Husband Daniel High

       Born: Feb 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Charles High (Abt 1851-      )
     Mother: Mary Catherine Burdett (1855-1933)


    Married: Abt 1898 1

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

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg40

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District (Ed-58) #172-173




Wife Cora (Unknown) High

       Born: Aug 1878 - West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District (Ed-58) #172-173



Children
1 F Virgie High

       Born: Feb 1899 - West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 1 child, who was still alive.
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Edwin High & Martha Slack




Husband Edwin High

       Born: 17 Mar 1817 - Chester County, Pennsylvania 567
       Died: 21 Mar 1871 - Kanawha County, Virginia 448
     Buried: 


     Father: Benjamin High (Bef 1785-      ) 567
     Mother: Elizabeth Green (Bef 1790-      ) 567


    Married: 7 Sep 1843 - Kanawha County, Virginia 88

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. #359-359

Residence, After 1838 - Kanawha County, Virginia

Residence 567, Between 1821-1838 - Harrison County, Virginia

Occupation, 1870 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1816-1861

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #845




Wife Martha Slack

       Born: 31 Mar 1815 - Elk District, Kanawna County, West Virginia 567
       Died: 20 Nov 1893 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia 567
     Buried: 


     Father: John Slack Sr. (1775-1857)
     Mother: Comfort Samuels (Bef 1780-1847)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #845

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. #359-359

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV No. Elk Dist. Pg27



Children
1 M Baby High

       Born: Bef 1846 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2485
       Died:  - In Infancy 448
     Buried: 



2 M John H. High

       Born: 9 Mar 1848 - Kanawha County, Virginia 511
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Caroline Olive (Abt 1850-      )
       Marr: 21 Sep 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2  ,185 



3 M Charles High

       Born: Abt 1851 - Kanawha County, Virginia 511
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary Catherine Burdett (1855-1933)
       Marr: 17 Dec 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



4 F Mary Jane High

       Born: Abt 1853 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Alexander Burns (      -      )  567 
     Spouse: Jesse Lewis Ashley (Abt 1847-      )
       Marr: 17 Nov 1869 - Kanawha County, West  Virginia  88 




Husband's General Notes

Settled in Kanawha Co. in 1838 per Laidley. Cast the only vote for A. Lincoln in 1860 for all of Kanawha Co.


General Notes for Child John H. High

A Main Subject of the Laidley Book, pgs. 810-811.


General Notes for Child Charles High

cPer 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 9 children, of whom 9 were still alive.
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George W. Matheny & Elizabeth H. High




Husband George W. Matheny

       Born: Abt 1836 - Preston County, Virginia 88
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Elijah C. Matheny (Bef 1815-      )
     Mother: C. (Unknown) Matheny (Bef 1820-      )


    Married: 6 Nov 1867 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 88

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation 88, 1870 - Minister

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy District #29

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg2




Wife Elizabeth H. High

       Born: Abt 1844 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1580
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: James Green High (Abt 1814-      ) 200
     Mother: Caroline Skidmore (1820-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #355-365

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #498

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy District #29

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg2



Children
1 M James W. Matheny

       Born: Abt 1869 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 209
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Mary C. Matheny

       Born: Abt 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 952
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Zella C. Matheny

       Born: Abt 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 209
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M Homer J. Matheny

       Born: Abt 1875 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 209
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 M Percy W. Matheny

       Born: Abt 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 209
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Emma G. Matheny

       Born: Jan 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 209
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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James W. High & Fannie S. (Unknown) High




Husband James W. High

       Born: Abt 1849 - (Now) West Virginia 27
       Died: Bef 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
     Buried: 
    Married:  - Not On Cd#241

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

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV No. Elk Dist. Pg36




Wife Fannie S. (Unknown) High

       Born: Jul 1854 - (Now) West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 

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

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV No. Elk Dist. Pg36

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-51) #49-49



Children
1 F Katie M. High

       Born: Apr 1875 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Jasper J. Cavender (1874-      )
       Marr: 5 May 1897 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 F Mamie B. High

       Born: Abt 1879 - West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Howard M. High

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



4 M Hugh C. High

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



5 F Fanny E. High

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



6 F Eva B. High

       Born: Mar 1891 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 7 children, of whom 5 were still alive.


General Notes for Child Katie M. High

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 1 child, who was still alive.
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George W. High & Mary M. Melton




Husband George W. High

       Born: Dec 1847 - Kanawha (Now Putnam) County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: James Green High (Abt 1814-      ) 200
     Mother: Caroline Skidmore (1820-      )


    Married: 25 Nov 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 88

Other Spouse: Martha America Burford (1862-1910) - 11 Jul 1890 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #355-365

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #498

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #55

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg1

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. (Ed-60) #283-283




Wife Mary M. Melton

       Born: 
       Died: Bef 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2486
     Buried: 


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