The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Lucius S. Martin & Selina Frances Lanham




Husband Lucius S. Martin

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


     Father: Rev. William Martin (Abt 1804-1882)
     Mother: Nancy A. Wallace (Abt 1815-1897)


    Married: 18 Oct 1866 - Putnam County, West Virginia 104

Other Spouse: Martha E. Carey (Abt 1858-      ) - 20 Sep 1885 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Occupation, 1880 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #341-351

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Hutton Dist. #177-169

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg9




Wife Selina Frances Lanham 105

       Born: 1844 - Kanawha County, Virginia 188
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Joseph R. Lanham (1803-      )
     Mother: Martha Bailey (1814-1867)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #359-370

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Hutton Dist. #177-169

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg9


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John P. W. Richards & Theresa B. Lanham




Husband John P. W. Richards

       Born: Feb 1864 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 18
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Powhatan Richards (Abt 1820-Bef 1900)
     Mother: Harriet Lavender (Abt 1822-      )


    Married: 27 Oct 1894 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Martha H. Martin (Abt 1865-      ) - 29 Apr 1885 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 18

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

Occupation, 1900 - Farmer

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk District #370-370

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV No. Elk Dist. Pg23

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist.; Enum. Dist. #50; Fam. #154-159




Wife Theresa B. Lanham

       Born: Feb 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 116
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: James Lanham (Abt 1833-      )
     Mother: Julia Ann McClaskie (Abt 1833-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co.WV #26 Union District

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist.; Enum. Dist. #50; Fam. #154-159



Children
1 F Ollie L. Richards

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



2 F Dessie D. Richards

       Born: Mar 1895 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Alda Richards

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



4 M James W. Richards

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



5 M Edgar Richards

       Born: Nov 1899 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Wife's General Notes

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 5 children, of whom 5 were still alive.
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Thomas Lanham & Carey\Caroline? Melton




Husband Thomas Lanham

       Born: Bef 1810 - Virginia 368
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 3 Mar 1825 - Kanawha County, Virginia 148

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1830 - Kanawha County VA #200-04




Wife Carey\Caroline? Melton

       Born: Bef 1810 - Virginia 2661
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1830 - Kanawha County VA #200-04



Children
1 M William A. Lanham

       Born: Abt 1827 - Kanawha County, Virginia 649
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Martha McCormick (Abt 1834-      )
       Marr: 30 Mar 1864 - Putnam County, Virginia  649 




Husband's General Notes

1830 Kanawha Co. Census: 1 male 20-30; 1 female 20-30; 2 males 0-5.
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Thomas Jefferson Lanham & Maria Paulina McLaughlin




Husband Thomas Jefferson Lanham 188

       Born: Abt 1822 - Virginia 278
       Died: 21 Jun 1879 - Poca District, Putnam County, West Virginia 188
     Buried: 
    Married: 5 Jan 1854 - Putnam County, Virginia 104

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

Occupation, 1870 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #322-332

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Hutton Dist. #56-54




Wife Maria Paulina McLaughlin

       Born: Abt 1828 - Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Henry McLaughlin (Bef 1790-Bef 1850) 592
     Mother: Polly\Jane Terry (      -Bef 1840)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #338-348

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Hutton Dist. #56-54

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV. Poca District Pg39



Children
1 F Mary Mildred Lanham 188

       Born: 1857 - Putnam County, West Virginia 25,188
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Joab A. Morris (1850-      )
       Marr: 8 Apr 1875 - Putnam County, West Virginia  188 



2 M Charles B. Lanham

       Born: Abt 1863 - Putnam County, Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Elizabeth J. Lanham

       Born: Abt 1867 - Putnam County, West Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M Maffet Lanham

       Born: Abt 1868 - Putnam County, West Virginia 56
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Husband's Medical Notes

Cause of Death: Fell from bridge across the Poca River 188


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Edward Nathan Ray & Vernie M. Lanham




Husband Edward Nathan Ray

       Born: Mar 1869 - West Virginia 1,27
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John E. Ray (1835-1920)
     Mother: Deborah Gay (1836-1923)


    Married: 25 Mar 1899 - Jackson County, West Virginia 13

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

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg47

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist.; Enum. Dist. #51; Fam. #2-2




Wife Vernie M. Lanham

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

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist.; Enum. Dist. #51; Fam. #2-2



Children
1 M John M. Ray

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




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 1 child, of whom 1 was still alive.
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William A. Lanham & Martha McCormick




Husband William A. Lanham

       Born: Abt 1827 - Kanawha County, Virginia 649
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Thomas Lanham (Bef 1810-      )
     Mother: Carey\Caroline? Melton (Bef 1810-      )


    Married: 30 Mar 1864 - Putnam County, Virginia 649

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1830 - Kanawha County VA #200-04




Wife Martha McCormick

       Born: Abt 1834 - Kanawha County, Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John McCORMICK (Abt 1795-Abt 1868)
     Mother: Margaret Javins (Abt 1797-1860)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #373-385

Census, 1860 - Putman Co, VA #1093-989


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William N. Lanham & Adina L. Withrow




Husband William N. Lanham

       Born: Abt 1862 - Kanawha County, Virginia 19
       Died: Bef 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
     Buried: 


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


    Married: 21 Sep 1886 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. #271-271




Wife Adina L. Withrow

       Born: 29 Aug 1865 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: James M. Withrow (1837-1903)
     Mother: Eliza P. Burford (1842-1882)



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

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. #214-214

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg13

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. (Ed-60) #255-255



Children
1 F Louvicia J. Lanham

       Born: Oct 1887 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Lula A. Lanham

       Born: Jul 1899 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M William W. Lanham

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



4 M Ollie C. Lanham

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



5 F Flora P. Lanham

       Born: Jun 1895 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Tressie M. Lanham

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




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 6 children, of whom 6 were still alive.
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William Pleasant Lanham & Mary Jane McCown




Husband William Pleasant Lanham

       Born: 1801 - Nelson Or Albemarle County, Virginia 188
       Died: Abt 1886 - Putnam County, West Virginia 721
     Buried: 


     Father: William Lanham (Bef 1775-      )
     Mother: Mary Bailey (Bef 1775-      )


    Married: Abt 1822 - Kanawha  County, Virginia 188

Other Spouse: Mary Wallace (Abt 1808-      ) - 5 Nov 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia 18

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Hutton Dist. #165-158

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg5

Occupation, 1850 - Farmer

Occupation, 1870 - Farmer

Census, 1830 - Kanawha Co, VA #200-09

Census, 1840 - Kanawha Co, VA #39-10

Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #344-354




Wife Mary Jane McCown 188

       Born: Abt 1806 - Virginia 1341
       Died: Abt 1856 44
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #344-354



Children
1 M James Lanham

       Born: 23 Sep 1823 - Kanawha  County, Virginia 308
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Nancy Jane Lilly (1821-      )
       Marr: 25 Sep 1845 - Kanawha  County, Virginia  188 



2 M William W. Lanham

       Born: Abt 1828 - Virginia 1341
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary Ann Brown (Abt 1832-      )
       Marr: 9 Sep 1850 - Putnam County, Virginia  104 



3 F Cerena Frances Lanham

       Born: 1829 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1341
       Died: 1881 - Putnam County, West Virginia 110
     Buried:  - Caruthers Cemetery; Poca, Putnam Co, WV 110
     Spouse: James R. Caruthers (1827-1904)
       Marr: 15 Nov 1860 - Putnam County, Virginia  104 



4 M Joseph N. Lanham

       Born: Abt 1831 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1341
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Luticia Lanham

       Born: Abt 1831 - Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Wootson Melton (Abt 1826-      )
       Marr: Bef 1850 - Not On Cd #229



6 M Mathew R. Lanham

       Born: 18 Dec 1832 - Kanawha County, Virginia 104,1579
       Died: 7 Mar 1924 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1579
     Buried:  - Lanham Cemetery, Cross Lanes, Kanawha Co, WV 1579
     Spouse: Julia Ann Caruthers (1837-1924)
       Marr: 2 Apr 1862 - Putnam County, Virginia  104 



7 F Louisa Elizabeth Lanham

       Born: Abt 1836 - Indiana 1341
       Died: 10 Mar 1867 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 30
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John C. Martin (1835-      )
       Marr: 6 Jan 1859 - Putnam County, West Virginia  104 



8 F Emily Caroline Lanham

       Born: 26 Sep 1836 - Virginia 110
       Died: 23 Jul 1893 - Putnam County, West Virginia 110
     Buried:  - Caruthers Cemetery; Poca, Putnam Co, WV 110
     Spouse: John Maurice Caruthers (1828-1901)
       Marr: 12 Jan 1854 - Putnam County, Virginia  104 



9 M Christopher Columbus Lanham

       Born: Oct 1839 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Lucinda Bailey (1844-      )
       Marr: 6 Sep 1860 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 



10 M Charles T. Lanham

       Born: Abt 1841 - Kanawha County, Virginia 516
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Nancy J. Bailey (Abt 1842-Bef 1871)
       Marr: 19 Mar 1863 - Putnam County, Virginia  104 
     Spouse: Ann Eliza Bailey (Abt 1849-      )
       Marr: 3 Dec 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 



11 F Mary Jane Lanham

       Born: Abt 1844 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1341
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: James M. Melton (Abt 1842-      )
       Marr: 2 Apr 1863 - Putnam County, West Virginia  104 



12 M Henry C. Lanham

       Born: Abt 1846 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1341
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Elizabeth B. Staley (Abt 1849-      )
       Marr: 17 Jun 1869 - Putnam County, Virginia  104 




Husband's General Notes

Arrived in the area now Putnam Co. WV in 1821 per Hardesty.
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Will Dated 2-22-1886, Putnam Co. WV "Pleasant Lanham"

All other wills void. All debts and funeral expenses to be paid out of the estate.

1st. To wife Polly Lanham, during her life one-third of all the personal estate, also the use and benefit during her life of all the tract of land where testator lived, supposed to contain 163 acres, known as the Wilson Tract, in lieu of dower, it being of greater value than the one-third part of all the real estate.

2nd. To son(s) Matthew R. Lanham, and Charles T. Lanham, the boundry of land on which they now live, lying on the waters of Claybrook Branch and Deepturn Branch in the lower Flatswoods of Pocatilico[sic] River in Kanawha County. Each of them is to have the boundries survey to them by Hezekiah Agee. But they, Matthew R. and Charles T. Lanham, shall pay $50.00 fifty dollars each to daughter Mary Jane Bailey before the entire title to said land shall be fully their own. Then the said land to be all their share in the estate.

3rd. To four grandchildren, heirs of daughter Elizabeth Martin, deceased, $5.00 five dollars each out of the estate.

4th. To daughter Mary Jane Bailey, the $100.00 as provided in the 2nd clause. Also $100.00 additional if that sum remains after complying with the foregoing bequests.

5th. To the nine children, five sons, four daughters, namely; James Lanham, William R. Lanham, Joseph N. Lanham, Henry C. Lanham, Christopher C. Lanham, Luticia Melton, Lucinda Melton, Serena P. Caruthers and Caroline EE. Caruthers. Jointly and equally in fee simple and forever the 163 arces of land more or less, known as the Wilson Tract, it being land bequeathed to wife Polly during her lifetime, and not to take effect until after her death. Also the nine children mentioned above to have the remainder of the money and other personal property of any remains after all debts, charges of.

6th. Names of Witnesses to Will: T. P. Carpenter, John W. Aylor, J. M. Harrison.


Wife's General Notes

Listed in husband's Will Dated 2-22-1886, Putnam Co. WV.


General Notes for Child James Lanham

Kanawha County mariage records indicates that James W. Lanham married Mildred Lilly on 19 December 1850. Cannot locate her or her family on census records. This may or may not be a recording error. First wife???

Listed in father's Will Dated 2-22-1886, Putnam Co. WV.


General Notes for Child William W. Lanham

Listed in father's Will Dated 2-22-1886, Putnam Co. WV.


General Notes for Child Joseph N. Lanham

Listed in father's Will Dated 2-22-1886, Putnam Co. WV.


General Notes for Child Mathew R. Lanham

Listed in father's Will Dated 2-22-1886, Putnam Co. WV.


General Notes for Child Louisa Elizabeth Lanham

Listed in father's Will Dated 2-22-1886, Putnam Co. WV as deceased with daughter Elizabeth Martin as heir.


General Notes for Child Emily Caroline Lanham

Listed in father's Will Dated 2-22-1886, Putnam Co. WV.


General Notes for Child Christopher Columbus Lanham

Served in the Confederate Army in the Civil War. Arrived home 4-3-1865 per KVGS Journal Vol. 22, #4, pg91.

Listed in father's Will Dated 2-22-1886, Putnam Co. WV.


General Notes for Child Charles T. Lanham

Listed in father's Will Dated 2-22-1886, Putnam Co. WV.


General Notes for Child Mary Jane Lanham

Listed in father's Will Dated 2-22-1886, Putnam Co. WV, as Mary Jane Bailey.


General Notes for Child Henry C. Lanham

Listed in father's Will Dated 2-22-1886, Putnam Co. WV.
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William Pleasant Lanham & Mary Wallace




Husband William Pleasant Lanham

       Born: 1801 - Nelson Or Albemarle County, Virginia 188
       Died: Abt 1886 - Putnam County, West Virginia 721
     Buried: 


     Father: William Lanham (Bef 1775-      )
     Mother: Mary Bailey (Bef 1775-      )


    Married: 5 Nov 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia 18

Other Spouse: Mary Jane McCown (Abt 1806-Abt 1856) 188 - Abt 1822 - Kanawha  County, Virginia 188

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Hutton Dist. #165-158

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg5

Occupation, 1850 - Farmer

Occupation, 1870 - Farmer

Census, 1830 - Kanawha Co, VA #200-09

Census, 1840 - Kanawha Co, VA #39-10

Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #344-354




Wife Mary Wallace

       Born: Abt 1808 - Botetourt County, Virginia 88
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Wallace (Abt 1765-      )
     Mother: Elizabeth (Unknown) Wallace (Bef 1779-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Hutton Dist. #165-158

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg5


Husband's General Notes

Arrived in the area now Putnam Co. WV in 1821 per Hardesty.
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Will Dated 2-22-1886, Putnam Co. WV "Pleasant Lanham"

All other wills void. All debts and funeral expenses to be paid out of the estate.

1st. To wife Polly Lanham, during her life one-third of all the personal estate, also the use and benefit during her life of all the tract of land where testator lived, supposed to contain 163 acres, known as the Wilson Tract, in lieu of dower, it being of greater value than the one-third part of all the real estate.

2nd. To son(s) Matthew R. Lanham, and Charles T. Lanham, the boundry of land on which they now live, lying on the waters of Claybrook Branch and Deepturn Branch in the lower Flatswoods of Pocatilico[sic] River in Kanawha County. Each of them is to have the boundries survey to them by Hezekiah Agee. But they, Matthew R. and Charles T. Lanham, shall pay $50.00 fifty dollars each to daughter Mary Jane Bailey before the entire title to said land shall be fully their own. Then the said land to be all their share in the estate.

3rd. To four grandchildren, heirs of daughter Elizabeth Martin, deceased, $5.00 five dollars each out of the estate.

4th. To daughter Mary Jane Bailey, the $100.00 as provided in the 2nd clause. Also $100.00 additional if that sum remains after complying with the foregoing bequests.

5th. To the nine children, five sons, four daughters, namely; James Lanham, William R. Lanham, Joseph N. Lanham, Henry C. Lanham, Christopher C. Lanham, Luticia Melton, Lucinda Melton, Serena P. Caruthers and Caroline EE. Caruthers. Jointly and equally in fee simple and forever the 163 arces of land more or less, known as the Wilson Tract, it being land bequeathed to wife Polly during her lifetime, and not to take effect until after her death. Also the nine children mentioned above to have the remainder of the money and other personal property of any remains after all debts, charges of.

6th. Names of Witnesses to Will: T. P. Carpenter, John W. Aylor, J. M. Harrison.


Wife's General Notes

Listed in husband's Will Dated 2-22-1886, Putnam Co. WV.
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John A. Lanier & Loretta J. (Unknown) Lanier




Husband John A. Lanier

       Born: Abt 1831 - Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married:  - Not On Cd #241

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

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Curry Dist. #6-6




Wife Loretta J. (Unknown) Lanier

       Born: Abt 1834 - Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Curry Dist. #6-6



Children
1 F Missouri Lanier

       Born: Abt 1859 - Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M John J. Lanier

       Born: Abt 1860 - Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Granville Lanier

       Born: Abt 1863 - Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Malinda Lanier

       Born: Abt 1866 - West Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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