The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Jesse Absolum Thomas & Louisa Jane Lanham




Husband Jesse Absolum Thomas

       Born: 15 Dec 1856 - Jackson County, Virginia
       Died: 1 Jul 1932 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: James Edward Thomas (1828-Abt 1873)
     Mother: Martha Jane Rhodes (Abt 1837-      )


    Married: 4 Oct 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Occupation, 1910 - Farmer

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #540 "Josiah"

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #262 "Jesse"

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg22

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-49) #203-205

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-76) #26-26




Wife Louisa Jane Lanham

       Born: 18 Dec 1854 - Kanawha County, Virginia 184
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John Lanham (1821-      )
     Mother: Florella Robertson (Abt 1824-Bef 1900)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #543

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. #271-271

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg22

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-49) #203-205

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-76) #26-26



Children
1 M Simous Leftridge Thomas

       Born: 16 Aug 1879 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 23 Oct 1952
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Lorena (Unknown) Thomas (Abt 1885-      )
       Marr: Abt 1903  91 



2 M John Edward Thomas

       Born: 21 Apr 1881 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 20 Aug 1952 - Lulu, Columbia County, Florida
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Tida Gillespie (      -      )
       Marr: 8 Dec 1902 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



3 M Washington Lathe Thomas

       Born: 18 May 1883 - West Virginia
       Died: 14 May 1924
     Buried: 



4 F Stella Emma Thomas

       Born: 18 Oct 1887 - West Virginia
       Died: 1967
     Buried: 



5 M William Jesse Thomas

       Born: 9 Sep 1889 - West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Flora Jane Thomas

       Born: 13 Apr 1893 - West Virginia
       Died: 22 Feb 1972
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John E. Kyle (Bef 1890-      )
       Marr: 31 Jul 1910 - Kanawha County, West Virginia




Wife's General Notes

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 6 children, of whom 6 were still alive.

Per the 1910 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 6 children, of whom 6 were still alive.
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William Addison Melton & Lucinda Lanham




Husband William Addison Melton

       Born: Abt 1821 - Kanawha County, Virginia 308
       Died: Abt 1904
     Buried: 
    Married:  - Not On Cd #229

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1850 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #356-367

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Poca District Pg3




Wife Lucinda Lanham 185

       Born: Abt 1826 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1341
       Died: Abt 1896 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 740
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Putnam Co. VA #367

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co. WV Poca District Pg3



Children
1 M William Harvey Melton

       Born: Abt 1845 - (Now) Putnam County, Virginia 188
       Died: After 1911 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 185
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Parthena Ann Tyree (Abt 1849-      )
       Marr: 10 Jan 1867 - Kanawha  County, West Virginia  2 



2 F Elizabeth Jane Melton

       Born: Abt 1847 - Kanawha County, Virginia 104
       Died: After 1911 - Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri 185
     Buried: 
     Spouse: George R. Thomas (Abt 1846-      )
       Marr: 11 Apr 1865 - Putnam County, West Virginia  104 



3 M Charles Lewis Melton

       Born: Abt 1849 - Putnam County, Virginia 104
       Died: Bef 1911 185
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Martha J. Wilkinson (Abt 1853-      )
       Marr: 24 Mar 1870 - Putnam County, West Virginia  104 



4 M Silas N. Melton

       Born: Abt 1851 - Putnam County, Virginia 185
       Died: After 1911 - Putnam County, West Virginia 185
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sarah F. Woods (Abt 1855-      )
       Marr: 10 Feb 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



5 F Juliann E. Melton

       Born: Abt 1853 - Kanawha County, Virginia 185
       Died: Bef 1911 185
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Samuel C. McClanahan (Abt 1846-1872)
       Marr: 4 Nov 1869 - Putnam County, West Virginia  104 
     Spouse: Henry Burgess (Abt 1855-      )
       Marr: 13 Feb 1877 - Putnam County, West Virginia  104 



6 F Emily Frances Melton

       Born: Abt 1855 185
       Died: After 1911 185
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Paul Davis (Abt 1851-After 1911)
       Marr: 22 Nov 1882 - Putnam County, Virginia  104 



7 M James T. Melton

       Born: 10 Jul 1857 - Putnam County, Virginia 185
       Died: 1938 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 738
     Buried:  - Crane Cemetery, Poca River, Kanawha Co. WV
     Spouse: Sidney Ann Bailey (1859-1936)
       Marr: 4 Apr 1878 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 



8 M J. Everett Melton

       Born: 1860 - Putnam County, Virginia 185,2018
       Died: 1946 - Putnam County, West Virginia 2018
     Buried: 



9 F Adelia B. Melton

       Born: Abt 1863 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Virginian F. McClanahan (1858-      )
       Marr: 28 Jan 1880 - Putnam County, West  Virginia  104 



10 F Althea A. Melton

       Born: Abt 1867 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 740
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Valentine Bird (1862-1946)




Husband's General Notes

Per one source, he is a son of Daniel and Elizabeth (Kelly) Melton, BUT the dates don't quite match.


General Notes for Child Elizabeth Jane Melton

Lived in Kansas City, Missouri per Laidley.


General Notes for Child James T. Melton

A major subject of the Laidley Book, pg 599.
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James M. Snodgrass & Lucretia V. Lanham




Husband James M. Snodgrass

       Born: Sep 1848 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Samuel Snodgrass (1813-      )
     Mother: Minerva Smith (Abt 1821-Bef 1870)


    Married: 18 Oct 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Angeline L. Stanley (1858-      ) - 2 May 1887 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Occupation, 1880 - Works On Farm

Occupation, 1900 - Coal Miner

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #143-146

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1182

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. #26-26

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV E. Louden Dist. Pg13

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. (Ed-54) #4-4




Wife Lucretia V. Lanham

       Born: Abt 1857 - Virginia 35
       Died: Bef 1887 44
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV E. Louden Dist. Pg13



Children
1 M John A. Snodgrass

       Born: Nov 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Laura Rhodes (Abt 1878-      )
       Marr: 23 May 1894 - Danaville, Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 F Fannie Snodgrass

       Born: Abt 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Edward Snodgrass

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



4 M Walter Snodgrass

       Born: Nov 1878 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 144
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Maude Snodgrass

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




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Wootson Melton & Luticia Lanham




Husband Wootson Melton

       Born: Abt 1826 - Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Benjamin Melton (Abt 1790-      )
     Mother: Sarah Burford (      -Bef 1840)


    Married: Bef 1850 - Not On Cd #229

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1850 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #267-275




Wife Luticia Lanham

       Born: Abt 1831 - Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Pleasant Lanham (1801-Abt 1886)
     Mother: Mary Jane McCown (Abt 1806-Abt 1856) 188



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #267-275


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Wash Steward & Maggie (Same As?) Lanham




Husband Wash Steward

       Born: Abt 1873 - Missouri 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 12 Apr 1897 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia 2




Wife Maggie (Same As?) Lanham

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


     Father: Samuel P. (Phil) Lanham (1852-      ) 35
     Mother: Editha Ann R. Withrow (1854-      ) 35




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Edward Everett Withrow & Malissa A. Lanham




Husband Edward Everett Withrow

       Born: Mar 1864 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1,209
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: James P. Withrow (Abt 1829-Bef 1900)
     Mother: Elizabeth (Unknown) Withrow (1830-      )


    Married: 24 Jan 1895 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1900 - Day Laborer

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #290

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg15

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Chas. Dist. (Ed-43) #198-202




Wife Malissa A. Lanham

       Born: Oct 1864 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John Lanham (1821-      )
     Mother: Florella Robertson (Abt 1824-Bef 1900)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #271

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Chas. Dist. (Ed-43) #198-202



Children
1 F Hazel O. Withrow

       Born: Jan 1896 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Calvin O. Withrow

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



3 M Roma E. Withrow

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




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Joseph William Skeens & Margaret Lanham




Husband Joseph William Skeens

       Born: 1 May 1872 - Jackson County, West Virginia
       Died: 10 Nov 1956
     Buried:  - Kanawha Two-Mile Cemetery, Kanawha Co, WV 651


     Father: James Harlan Skeen (1852-1942)
     Mother: Elizabeth Fields (Abt 1852-      )


    Married: 17 Sep 1896 - Jackson County, West Virginia

Other Spouse: Sarah Anna Marion (1888-1935) - 22 Mar 1909 - Kanawha County, West Virginia




Wife Margaret Lanham

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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Marshall Thomas & Margaret Jane Lanham




Husband Marshall Thomas

       Born: Abt 1838 - Kanawha County, Virginia 627
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Tamberling Thomas (Abt 1811-1881)
     Mother: Frances Kelly (Abt 1818-Bef 1870)


    Married: 19 Apr 1862 - Kanawha County, Virginia 512

Other Spouse: Louisa M. Saunders (Abt 1841-Bef 1862) - 23 Sep 1858 - Kanawha County, Virginia 512

Other Spouse: Sarah Isabel Gunno (Abt 1837-      ) - 7 Jan 1864 - Kanawha County, Virginia 512

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation 18 - Carpenter

Census, 1840 - Kanawha County VA #43-07

Census, 1850 - Kanawha County, VA #1792-1837

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co. WV Charleston District #558




Wife Margaret Jane Lanham

       Born: Abt 1844 - Kanawha County, Virginia 18
       Died: Bef 1864 157
     Buried: 


     Father: 
     Mother: Mary (Unknown) Lanham (      -      )




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Ezekiel Shamblin & Mary Lanham




Husband Ezekiel Shamblin

       Born: Abt 1834 - Virginia 98
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Jesse P. Shamblin (Abt 1799-      ) 82
     Mother: Margaret (Unknown) Shamblin (Abt 1804-      ) 82


    Married: 

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1850 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Jackson Co, VA #411-415




Wife Mary Lanham

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 M Benjamin Franklin Shamblin 13

       Born: 10 Apr 1858 - Advent, Jackson County, Virginia
       Died: 22 Jul 1932 - Sissonville, Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Shamblin Cemetery, Middlefork, Jackson County, WV
     Spouse: Mary Alice Smith (      -Bef 1920)  13 
       Marr: 31 Aug 1889 - Jackson County, West Virginia  13 
     Spouse: Mary Emily Marion (1893-1980)
       Marr: 17 Jan 1920 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



2 F Nancy Jane Shamblin

       Born: 28 May 1860 - Jackson County, Virginia
       Died: 6 Mar 1936 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia 714
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Natis Legg (1852-1898)
       Marr: 25 Aug 1874 - Jackson County, West Virginia




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Mary (Unknown) Lanham




Husband

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Mary (Unknown) Lanham

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Louisa Frances Lanham

       Born: Abt 1839 - Kanawha  County, Virginia 88
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Francis M. Withrow (Abt 1844-      )
       Marr: 7 Sep 1865 - Kanawha  County, Virginia  88 




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