The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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David M. Kennedy & Nancy James




Husband David M. Kennedy

       Born: Dec 1843 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1,2
       Died: Between 1905-1910 91
     Buried: 


     Father: John Kennedy (Abt 1802-      )
     Mother: Margaret Young (Abt 1813-Bef 1866)


    Married: 4 Jan 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Barbara S. (Unknown) Matheny (1867-      ) - 27 Apr 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Occupation, 1880 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1608-1648

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1470

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. Pg2

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. (Ed-38) #79-79




Wife Nancy James

       Born: Abt 1842 - (Now) West Virginia 2
       Died: Bef 1893 44
     Buried: 


     Father: Samuel James (1808-1879)
     Mother: Keziah Young (1810-1873)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1613-1653

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1401

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. Pg2

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. (Ed-38) #79-79


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James A. Young & Rachel James




Husband James A. Young

       Born: Abt 1799 - Virginia 116
       Died: After 1880 209
     Buried: 


     Father: Charles Francis Young (1774-1865)
     Mother: Sarah Morris (1776-1842)


    Married: 

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1529-1564

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1848

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk District #11-11

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk District Pg4




Wife Rachel James

       Born: Abt 1804 - Virginia 116
       Died: After 1880 209
     Buried: 


     Father: Jesse James (1779-After 1860)
     Mother: Mary Morris (1783-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1529-1564

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1848

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk District #11-11

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk District Pg4



Children
1 F Ellen Young

       Born: Abt 1824 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Oliver Walker (      -Bef 1846)
       Marr: 2 Jan 1842 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 
     Spouse: Roswell Elswick (Abt 1821-Bef 1880)
       Marr: 29 Oct 1846 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



2 M Clinton Young

       Born: Abt 1831 - Kanawha County, Virginia 18
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Caroline Lucas (Abt 1829-1865)
       Marr: 8 Sep 1853 - Kanawha County, Virginia
     Spouse: Mary J. Spradling (Abt 1838-      )
       Marr: 2 May 1866 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 



3 M Clarke Young

       Born: Abt 1832 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1127
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sarah E. Young (Abt 1836-      )
       Marr: 10 Jun 1854 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



4 F Elizabeth Young

       Born: Abt 1834 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2568
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Martin (Abt 1831-      )
       Marr: 5 Jun 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



5 M Edmond P. Young

       Born: Abt 1838 - Kanawha County, Virginia 166
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary Catherine Johnson (Abt 1844-      )
       Marr: 7 Apr 1864 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



6 F Talitha Young

       Born: Sep 1843 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William C. Vickers (Abt 1844-Bef 1900)
       Marr: 26 Mar 1863 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



7 M Charles Young

       Born: Abt 1846 - Kanawha County, Virginia 166
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Jerusha A. Light (Abt 1852-1868)
       Marr: 5 Jul 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



8 F Lucinda Young

       Born: Abt 1851 - Kanawha County, Virginia 166
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Squire Ferrell (Abt 1843-      )
       Marr: 10 Mar 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 




General Notes for Child Talitha Young

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




Husband Robert B. James

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Mary James

       Born: Abt 1788 - Pennsylvania 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Samuel D. Honeyman (Between 1770-      )  66 
       Marr: Not On Cd #229




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Samuel James & Keziah Young




Husband Samuel James

       Born: 10 Jul 1808 - Virginia 1034
       Died: 19 Jun 1879 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1034
     Buried: 


     Father: Jesse James (1779-After 1860)
     Mother: Mary Morris (1783-      )


    Married: 13 Mar 1838 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1840 - Kanawha Co, VA #55-11

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1613-1653

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1401

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy District #147-147




Wife Keziah Young

       Born: 19 Dec 1810 - Kanawha County, Virginia 571
       Died: 10 Feb 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1034
     Buried: 


     Father: John Young (1760-1850)
     Mother: Kesiah Tackett (1767-1857)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1613-1653

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1401

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy District #147-147



Children
1 M Strother James

       Born: Abt 1839 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary Elizabeth Riley (Abt 1845-Bef 1868)
       Marr: 5 May 1864 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 
     Spouse: Ann Eliza Hayes (Abt 1852-      )
       Marr: 29 Oct 1868 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



2 F Nancy James

       Born: Abt 1842 - (Now) West Virginia 2
       Died: Bef 1893 44
     Buried: 
     Spouse: David M. Kennedy (1843-Between 1905)
       Marr: 4 Jan 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



3 F Mary James

       Born: 1845 - Kanawha County, Virginia 467
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Milton Snyder (Abt 1847-      )
       Marr: 25 Jun 1868 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



4 M Jesse James

       Born: Aug 1849 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Nancy Isabel (Unknown) James (1848-      )
       Marr: Not On Cd #241



5 F Sophia James

       Born: Abt 1851 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Philip C. Russell (1849-      )
       Marr: 25 May 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 




Husband's General Notes

1840 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 30-40 (Samuel); 1 male 20-30 (a brother?); 1 female 30-40 (Keziah); 1 female 50-60 (?); 1 male 0-5 (Strother); and 0 slaves.


Wife's General Notes

From WV Newspapers Obituaries 1822-1899, Volume 1, page109:

The West Virginia Journal
Wednesday, February 19, 1873

FATAL ACCIDENT
Mrs. James, wife of Samuel James, of Elk Township, an aged lady, was thrown from her horse at Young's School House Bridge, and her foot hung in the stirrop. The horse in terrible fright ran over a quarter of a mile, dragging Mrs. James by his side, until he was caught by Mr. Jesse C. Riley. Her clothes were all torn off, and she was frightlfully bruised. Her foot became extricated from the stirrup before the horse was caught, but it was too late. She died in a few minutes, in much pain. She was loved by all who knew her, and her untimely death is sadly mourned.
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Samuel James & Sarah A. Price




Husband Samuel James

       Born: Abt 1836 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Henry M. James (Abt 1807-      )
     Mother: Rebecca Young (Abt 1809-      )


    Married: 16 Jan 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1589-1629

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1883

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. #278-278

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. Pg8




Wife Sarah A. Price

       Born: Abt 1847 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John Price (1816-1854)
     Mother: Lavinia Drake (Abt 1821-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1690-1734

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1403

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. #278-278

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. Pg8



Children
1 F Martha James

       Born: Abt 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Chloe V. James

       Born: Abt 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: Bef 1896 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 44
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Robert W. Kennedy (1865-      )
       Marr: 1 May 1889 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



3 M Edward James

       Born: Abt 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Minnie James

       Born: Abt 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 M Walter James

       Born: Abt 1878 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Philip C. Russell & Sophia James




Husband Philip C. Russell

       Born: 2 May 1849 - Wellsburg, Brooke County, Virginia 185
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Edward Russell (1826-1854) 185
     Mother: Eliza Lowery (1828-1879) 185


    Married: 25 May 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Brooke Co. VA #345-355

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co. VA #1068

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co. WV Big Sandy Dist. Pg2




Wife Sophia James

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


     Father: Samuel James (1808-1879)
     Mother: Keziah Young (1810-1873)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1401

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy District #147-147

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co. WV Big Sandy Dist. Pg2



Children
1 M John E. Kenna Russell

       Born: 6 Jun 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 185
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M W. Richardson Russell

       Born: Apr 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Virgil Russell

       Born: 1881 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 185
       Died: 1906 185
     Buried: 




Husband's General Notes

Major figure in the Laidley Book.
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Strother James & Mary Elizabeth Riley




Husband Strother James

       Born: Abt 1839 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Samuel James (1808-1879)
     Mother: Keziah Young (1810-1873)


    Married: 5 May 1864 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Ann Eliza Hayes (Abt 1852-      ) - 29 Oct 1868 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1613-1653

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1401

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. #27-27




Wife Mary Elizabeth Riley

       Born: Abt 1845 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2
       Died: Bef 1868 44
     Buried: 


     Father: Jesse C. Riley (Abt 1819-1877)
     Mother: Hannah E. Elsworth (Abt 1819-1870)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co. VA #1637-1677

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1435


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Thomas A. James & Harriet Frances Price




Husband Thomas A. James

       Born: May 1845 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Henry M. James (Abt 1807-      )
     Mother: Rebecca Young (Abt 1809-      )


    Married: 21 Dec 1866 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Sarah J. Keeling (1851-      ) - 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Occupation, 1870 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1589-1629

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1883

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. #26-26

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. Pg25

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. (Ed-38) #432-432




Wife Harriet Frances Price

       Born: Abt 1844 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2
       Died: Bef 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 44
     Buried: 


     Father: John Price (1816-1854)
     Mother: Lavinia Drake (Abt 1821-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1690-1734

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1403

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. #26-26



Children
1 F Lavina James

       Born: Nov 1867 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 144
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: McClelland Young (1862-      )
       Marr: 26 Feb 1885 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 F Fanny James

       Born: Abt 1869 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Thomas A. James & Sarah J. Keeling




Husband Thomas A. James

       Born: May 1845 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Henry M. James (Abt 1807-      )
     Mother: Rebecca Young (Abt 1809-      )


    Married: 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Harriet Frances Price (Abt 1844-Bef 1873) - 21 Dec 1866 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

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

Occupation, 1870 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1589-1629

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1883

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. #26-26

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. Pg25

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. (Ed-38) #432-432




Wife Sarah J. Keeling

       Born: Jul 1851 - Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Keeling (Abt 1827-      )
     Mother: Martha J. Anderson (Abt 1827-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. #284-284

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. Pg25

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. (Ed-38) #432-432



Children
1 M Benjamin James

       Born: Oct 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M William P. James

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



3 F Elizabeth James

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



4 M Vincent James

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



5 F Mary F. James

       Born: Abt 1878 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2,27
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William E. Carte (Abt 1871-      )
       Marr: 24 Dec 1896 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 Kanawha County West Virginia census she had given birth to 10 children of whom 4 were still alive.
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Earston Westfall & Wava Pearl James




Husband Earston Westfall

       Born: 1 Jul 1911
       Died: 29 Jan 1949
     Buried:  - Jarrett Cemetery, Elkview, Kanawha Co, WV


     Father: Lewis Allen Westfall (      -      )
     Mother: Hattie Smith (      -      )


    Married: 




Wife Wava Pearl James

       Born: 2 Sep 1911
       Died: 14 Oct 2000
     Buried: 


     Father: John Tanner James (1885-Bef 1974)
     Mother: Bertha Ann Carte (1884-1974)




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