The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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(Unknown) Steel & Elizabeth W. Knapp




Husband (Unknown) Steel

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Elizabeth W. Knapp

       Born: Jun 1857 - Greenbrier County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Albert G. Knapp (Between 1822-      )
     Mother: Mary Ann Welch (1820-1888)




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George Thornton & Hannah Knapp




Husband George Thornton 188

       Born: Bef 1815 41
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Hannah Knapp 188

       Born: Bef 1820 41
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Mary A. Thornton

       Born: 9 Aug 1838 - Mason County, Virginia (B @1843?) 188
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William J. Cottrell (1842-      )
       Marr: 25 Mar 1869 - Mason County, West Virginia  188 




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Samuel T. Knapp & Margaret (Unknown) Knapp




Husband Samuel T. Knapp

       Born: Abt 1846 - Greenbrier County, Virginia 215
       Died:  - Ohio
     Buried: 


     Father: Albert G. Knapp (Between 1822-      )
     Mother: Mary Ann Welch (1820-1888)


    Married:  - Not On Cd #241

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Greenbrier Co, VA #440-440




Wife Margaret (Unknown) Knapp

       Born: Between 1847-1850 - Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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Thomas Knapp & Emma Meadows




Husband Thomas Knapp

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


     Father: William Sprigg Knapp (Abt 1849-1925)
     Mother: Rhoda A. Arthur (1854-Abt 1889)


    Married: 10 Jun 1891 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV E. Louden Dist. Pg11




Wife Emma Meadows

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


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Thomas Houston Knapp & Sarah Jane Lambert




Husband Thomas Houston Knapp

       Born: Abt Feb 1850 - Greenbrier County, Virginia 215
       Died: 1943 - Mason County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Lone Oak Cem; Pt. Pleasant, Mason Co, WV


     Father: Albert G. Knapp (Between 1822-      )
     Mother: Mary Ann Welch (1820-1888)


    Married: 6 Mar 1873 - Mason County, West Virginia

Other Spouse: Mariah L. Thomas (      -      ) - 1 Jul 1889 - Gallia County, Ohio

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Greenbrier Co, VA #440-440




Wife Sarah Jane Lambert

       Born: 1855 - Greenbrier County, Virginia
       Died: Abt 1886 - Mason County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: John Andrew Lambert (      -      )
     Mother: Mahala Blankenship (      -      )




Husband's General Notes

Name in the 1850 Greenbrier census is hard to decipher: originally read as Chas. (Charles); a descendent read it as Chris; on review, it appears to be Thos. (Thomas). Note that all of the boys names were abbreviated eg. Saml, Geo, Wm, etc.
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Thomas Houston Knapp & Mariah L. Thomas




Husband Thomas Houston Knapp

       Born: Abt Feb 1850 - Greenbrier County, Virginia 215
       Died: 1943 - Mason County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Lone Oak Cem; Pt. Pleasant, Mason Co, WV


     Father: Albert G. Knapp (Between 1822-      )
     Mother: Mary Ann Welch (1820-1888)


    Married: 1 Jul 1889 - Gallia County, Ohio

Other Spouse: Sarah Jane Lambert (1855-Abt 1886) - 6 Mar 1873 - Mason County, West Virginia

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Greenbrier Co, VA #440-440




Wife Mariah L. Thomas

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


Husband's General Notes

Name in the 1850 Greenbrier census is hard to decipher: originally read as Chas. (Charles); a descendent read it as Chris; on review, it appears to be Thos. (Thomas). Note that all of the boys names were abbreviated eg. Saml, Geo, Wm, etc.
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Lewis Ruffner & Viola Knapp




Husband Lewis Ruffner

       Born: 1 Oct 1797 - Charleston, Kanawha County, Virginia 41
       Died: 19 Nov 1883 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia 1373,1374
     Buried: 


     Father: David C. Ruffner (1767-1843) 65
     Mother: Lydia Ann Brumbach (1766-1852) 1371


    Married: Dec 1843 1374

Other Spouse: Elizabeth A. D. Shrewsbury (1804-1843) - 20 Nov 1826 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1880 - Retired Saltmaker

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1768

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Malden Dist. #2, Pg49




Wife Viola Knapp 1074

       Born: Abt 1815 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co. VA #1768

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Malden Dist. #2, Pg49



Children
1 M Ernest H. Ruffner

       Born: Abt 1845 - Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Stella B. Ruffner

       Born: Abt 1849 - Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: R. H. Wiley (      -      )  66 
       Marr: 1881 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 




Husband's General Notes

First white child born in what is now Charleston, WV.
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From West Virginia Newspapers Obituaries 1880-1893; Vol. 3, pgs. 71-72:

The State Tribune
Saturday December 1, 1883

(A long 2-page obituary which details the life of his father, etc.)
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1840 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 40-50; 1 female 20-30; 1 female 60-70; 1 male 15-20; 1 female 15-20; 2 females 10-15; 1 female 5-10; 3 males 0-5; 1 female 0-5; and 4 slaves.
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Willis S. Turley & Addie Knight




Husband Willis S. Turley

       Born: Abt 1862 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 11 Sep 1882 - Putnam County, West Virginia 82




Wife Addie Knight

       Born: Abt 1863 - Putnam County, West Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Occupation, 1880 - Servant

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. #95-93

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. Pg35


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Benjamin F. Knight & Mary F. (Unknown) Knight




Husband Benjamin F. Knight

       Born: 28 Jun 1855 - Kanawha County, Virginia 31
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John S. Knight (Abt 1819-      )
     Mother: Nancy Buckley (Abt 1823-      )


    Married: Bef 1880 35

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

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #2285

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Cab. Ck. Dist. #66-66

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Cab. Ck. Dist. Pg51




Wife Mary F. (Unknown) Knight

       Born: Abt 1863 - Indiana 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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Quiller Knight & Betsey (Unknown) Knight




Husband Quiller Knight 1258

       Born:  - Of Ohio
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Betsey (Unknown) Knight 1258

       Born:  - Of Ohio
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Ruth Knight 1258

       Born: 
       Died: Abt 1880 1258
     Buried: 
     Spouse: James Hissom (Abt 1814-1854)  1258 
       Marr: Monroe County, Ohio  1258 




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