The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Thomas Joplin




Husband Thomas Joplin

       Born: Bef 1765 243
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1810 - Kanawha Co, VA #3-11




Wife

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 M Thomas Joplin

       Born: Abt 1795 - Virginia 115
       Died: Bef 1840 180
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Patience (Unknown) Joplin (Abt 1793-      )
       Marr: Not On Cd #229




Husband's General Notes

1810 Kanawha C. VA census: 1 male 45+; 1 female 45+; 1 male 10-16; 1 female 0-10; and 3 slaves.

From the book : "History of Charleston and Kanawha County, West Virginia and Representative Citizens" by W. S.; Laidley @1911: page 77, from Chapter V, The Pioneers, Elk River Settlers: "Thomas Joplin was located in 1808 where afterwards Friend's salt-furnace was built in 1838. Joplin sold to Henry, and moved to the Kanawha River, where the Blaine farm is. Ralph Joplin was a revolutionary soldier."


General Notes for Child Thomas Joplin

1820 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 26-45; 1 female 26-45; 1 female 45+; 1 female 10-16; 1 male 0-10; 2 females 0-10; and 3 slaves.
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B. Ray & Vandalia Joplin




Husband B. Ray 909

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Vandalia Joplin

       Born: Abt 1869 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: 1951 909
     Buried: 


     Father: Jesse Joplin (1836-1910)
     Mother: Sophia Ann Light (Abt 1842-1916) 909



Other Spouse: John Codper (      -      ) 909

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. #54-54

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg24


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William Ralph Joplin Sr. & Cora Florence Legg




Husband William Ralph Joplin Sr.

       Born: 28 Feb 1898 - West Virginia
       Died: 20 May 1979 909
     Buried:  - Floral Hills Gardens Of Memories Cemetery, Pocatalico, WV


     Father: John Staton Joplin (1867-1932) 1117
     Mother: Lillian Syrilda Landers (1868-1942) 1117


    Married: 12 Mar 1922

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1920 - Farm Labor

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District (Ed-58) #268-269

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-91) #216-234

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-132) #55




Wife Cora Florence Legg

       Born: Mar 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 1986 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 909
     Buried: 


     Father: Samuel E. Legg (1874-      )
     Mother: Mary E. Spencer (1872-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #257-259

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-91) #157-165

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-132) #16


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(Unknown) Jordan & Samantha McCoy




Husband (Unknown) Jordan

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       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Samantha McCoy

       Born: 7 Feb 1886
       Died: 27 Sep 1937 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1046
     Buried: 


     Father: Isaac McCoy (Abt 1861-      )
     Mother: Matilda E. Hayes (Abt 1863-      )




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(Unknown) Jordan & Sarah Ann Rowley




Husband (Unknown) Jordan

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Sarah Ann Rowley

       Born: 18 Mar 1897
       Died: 14 Sep 1980 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Emma Chapel Cemetery, Putnam Co, WV


     Father: James Harvey Rowley (1859-1937)
     Mother: Lucy Straley (1862-1949)




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Ahaz Jordan & Mary S. Lanham




Husband Ahaz Jordan

       Born: Abt 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William G. Jordan (1840-1915)
     Mother: Ann Eliza E. Legg (1846-Bef 1899)


    Married: 4 Feb 1894 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg30




Wife Mary S. Lanham

       Born: Abt 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 19
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: George M. Dallas Lanham (1845-1908)
     Mother: Letty Elizabeth Burford (1844-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. Pg6


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Ahaz Jordan & Eliza A. (Unknown) Jordan




Husband Ahaz Jordan

       Born: Oct 1851 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Jordan (Abt 1823-      )
     Mother: Jane Spencer (Abt 1820-Bef 1900)


    Married: Abt 1870 - Not On Cd#241 1

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

Census, 1870 - Kanawha County WV Poca District #59

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #805

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg29

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist.; Enum. Dist. #50; Fam. #170-175




Wife Eliza A. (Unknown) Jordan

       Born: Abt 1855 - Virginia 209
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg29

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist.; Enum. Dist. #50; Fam. #170-175



Children
1 F Nancy Jordan

       Born: Abt 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 209
       Died: Bef 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
     Buried: 



2 F Martha Jordan

       Born: Abt 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 209
       Died: Bef 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
     Buried: 



3 F Mary Alena Jordan

       Born: Mar 1878 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Dicy Jordan

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



5 M William Jordan

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



6 M James Jordan

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



7 M Silas Jordan

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



8 F Ernie Jordan

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



9 F Vernie Jordan

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



10 F Odessa Jordan

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




Wife's General Notes

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co. WV census, she had given birth to 10 children, of whom 8 were still alive.
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Ahaz Spencer & Amanda Alice Jordan




Husband Ahaz Spencer

       Born: 25 Dec 1860 - Kanawha County, Virginia
       Died: 7 Jan 1942
     Buried:  - Bud Spencer Cemetery, Pidgenon(?) Roost On Grapevine


     Father: John Spencer (Abt 1835-      )
     Mother: Susanna Sigmon (Abt 1840-Bef 1879)


    Married: 7 Jun 1883 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 88

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

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #814

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #43-43

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg31

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #276-278




Wife Amanda Alice Jordan

       Born: 12 Feb 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 22 Oct 1948
     Buried:  - Bud Spencer Cemetery, Pidgenon(?) Roost On Grapevine


     Father: Joseph B. Jordan (Abt 1828-Bef 1900)
     Mother: Mary Ann Slater (Abt 1834-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #51-51

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg28

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #276-278



Children
1 F Almeda Jane Spencer

       Born: 1 May 1884 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 24 May 1957
     Buried:  - Bud Spencer Cemetery
     Spouse: W. Frank Vance (      -      )
       Marr: 6 Sep 1899 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Spouse: Oran Cavender Burgess (1885-1970)
       Marr: 28 Nov 1906 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



2 F Mary A. Spencer

       Born: Oct 1886 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Icie Susan Spencer

       Born: 7 Jan 1889 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 16 Feb 1972
     Buried:  - Bud Spencer Cemetery



4 F Rosie Alice Spencer

       Born: 4 Feb 1891 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 1 Jan 1961
     Buried:  - Bud Spencer Cemetery



5 M Joseph A. Spencer

       Born: Jul 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sarah E. Comer (1883-      )
       Marr: 30 Sep 1905 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  460 



6 M Otto C. Spencer

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



7 F Carrie Jeanette Spencer

       Born: 15 Oct 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 25 Jan 1984
     Buried:  - Bud Spencer Cemetery



8 M George T. Spencer

       Born: 6 Aug 1904
       Died: 5 Aug 1930
     Buried:  - Bud Spencer Cemetery



9 M Offie C. Spencer

       Born: 16 Jun 1911
       Died: 26 Oct 1930
     Buried:  - Bud Spencer Cemetery




Wife's General Notes

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


General Notes for Child Almeda Jane Spencer

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


General Notes for Child Joseph A. Spencer

Per "Sissonville, A Time to Remember" pg. 70: his parents were Ahaz and Nancy Jane (Meadows) Spencer.
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William Jordan & Ann (Unknown) Jordan




Husband William Jordan

       Born: Abt 1823 - Virginia 50
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Woodson Jordan (1796-1853)
     Mother: Anna (Unknown) Jordan (      -      )


    Married: 

Other Spouse: Jane Spencer (Abt 1820-Bef 1900) - 1 Mar 1849 - Kanawha County, Virginia 136

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

Occupation, 1880 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1778-1823

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #805

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #59-59

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg30

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #292-294




Wife Ann (Unknown) Jordan

       Born: 
       Died: Bef 1849 44
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Deceased



Children
1 M William G. Jordan

       Born: Jan 1840 - Kanawha County, Virginia 213
       Died: 27 Sep 1915 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 213
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Ann Eliza E. Legg (1846-Bef 1899)
       Marr: 26 Jul 1865 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 
     Spouse: Mary E. Reese (1875-      )
       Marr: 18 Jan 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia




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Woodson Jordan & Anna (Unknown) Jordan




Husband Woodson Jordan

       Born: 1796 - North Carolina 506
       Died: 1853 - Dodge County, Wisconsin 506
     Buried: 
    Married:  - Not On Cd #229

Other Spouse: Nancy Derrick (1814-After 1853) - Not On Cd #229

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1840 - Kanawha Co, VA #45-24




Wife Anna (Unknown) Jordan

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Emily Catherine Jordan

       Born: Bef 1820 41
       Died: Bef 1850 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1996
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Andrew Derrick (1816-1894)
       Marr: 11 Apr 1837 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



2 F Rhoda Jordan

       Born: Abt 1823 - Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: James Slater (Abt 1792-Bef 1880)
       Marr: 18 Aug 1841 - Kanawha County, Virginia  88 



3 M William Jordan

       Born: Abt 1823 - Virginia 50
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Ann (Unknown) Jordan (      -Bef 1849)
     Spouse: Jane Spencer (Abt 1820-Bef 1900)
       Marr: 1 Mar 1849 - Kanawha County, Virginia  136 



4 M Jasper Jordan

       Born: Abt 1824 - Virginia 50
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 M Jesse Jordan

       Born: Abt 1828 - South Carolina (Or Virginia) 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Louisa J. Legg (Abt 1834-1876)
       Marr: 9 Nov 1854 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2617 
     Spouse: Barbara A. Lake (Abt 1842-      )
       Marr: 24 Mar 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 



6 M Wesley Vinton Jordan

       Born: 8 Mar 1830 - North Carolina 1531
       Died: 1896 1409
     Buried:  - Jordan Cemetery, Cooper's Creek, Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Spouse: Martha P. Cavender (1830-After 1911)
       Marr: 18 Nov 1851 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



7 M Asbury Jordan

       Born: Abt 1832 - Virginia 50
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Husband's General Notes

1820 Kanawha Co. Annotated Census, pg 28, gives his name as Wilson Jordan. Possibly his parents were William Jordan and Elizabeth Woodson, married Nov. 16, 1771, in Goochland Co. VA.

1840 Kanawha Co. VA Census: 1 male 50-60; 1 female 40-50(first wife); 1 male 15-20; 1 female 15-20; 1 female 10-15; 3 males 5-10; and 1 male 0-5.

NEED TO RESEARCH: all of these children are ASSUMED to be children of this family, the only one in Kanawha Co.


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