The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Charles Clarence Newhouse & Mamie Alice Legg




Husband Charles Clarence Newhouse

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: After 1920 41




Wife Mamie Alice Legg

       Born: Abt 1903 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Franklin Legg (1866-      )
     Mother: Octavia Paradine Legg (1866-      ) 1413



Noted events in her life were:
Alt. Birth, Alt. Birth, Abt 1903

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-91) #184-201

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-132) #88



Children
1 M Charles Emmit Newhouse

       Born: 8 Jun 1926
       Died: 3 Nov 1998
     Buried:  - Floral Hills Gardens Of Memories Cemetery, Pocatalico, WV
     Spouse: Hallie Margaret Baldwin (Abt 1929-      )




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Shields Sigmon & Margaret (Unknown) Legg




Husband Shields Sigmon

       Born: Abt 1844 - Franklin County, Virginia 2
       Died: After 1920 298
     Buried: 


     Father: John Sigmon (Abt 1818-Bef 1900)
     Mother: Ann Hancock (Abt 1822-      )


    Married: 5 Dec 1892 - Sugar Creek, Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Elizabeth J. Reese (Abt 1844-Bef 1892) - 19 Feb 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Occupation, 1910 - Farmer

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #796

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #44-44

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg31

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #302-304

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-91) #178-194

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-132) #82

Military, 1910 - Union Civil War Veteran




Wife Margaret (Unknown) Legg

       Born: Abt 1846 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2
       Died: Bef 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
     Buried: 


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Henry Franklin Ranson & Martha Elizabeth Legg




Husband Henry Franklin Ranson

       Born: Nov 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Ranson (Abt 1821-1893)
     Mother: Nancy W. Young (Abt 1837-After 1920)


    Married: Abt 1899 1

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

Occupation, 1920 - Farmer

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #259-261

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-91) #155-170

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-132) Legg #14




Wife Martha Elizabeth Legg

       Born: Jan 1879 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Francis Marion Legg (1845-1905)
     Mother: Margaret Wilmuth Jane Miller (1847-1898)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg31

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #259-261

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-91) #155-170

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-132) Legg #14



Children
1 M Thomas Elben Ranson

       Born: Abt 1900 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Mabel Blanche Ranson

       Born: Abt 1902 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Clarence B. Cavender (      -      )  1413 




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 0 children.
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Henry Shively & Martha Ellen Legg




Husband Henry Shively

       Born: Oct 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Jehu Shively (1838-      )
     Mother: Octavia Sigmon (1849-      )


    Married: 26 Jan 1895 - Tupper's Creek, Kanawha County, West Virginia

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

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg29

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #226-228




Wife Martha Ellen Legg

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

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #226-228



Children
1 F Bessie Shively

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



2 M Edgar Shively

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



3 F Biddie Shively

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



4 F Mazie Shively

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: George B. Bostic (Abt 1906-      )
       Marr: 22 Jan 1929  580 




Wife's General Notes

Per the 1900 Kanwha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 3 children, of whom 3 were still alive.
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Peter Livesay & Mary Legg




Husband Peter Livesay

       Born: Abt 1797 - Virginia 215
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 20 Jun 1819 - Greenbrier County, Virginia 213

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Greenbrier Co, VA #765-765




Wife Mary Legg

       Born: Abt 1798 - Greenbrier County, Virginia 215
       Died: Abt 1850 - Greenbrier County, Virginia 213
     Buried: 


     Father: Willam Henry Legg (Abt 1772-1859)
     Mother: Susanna Vincent (Abt 1775-Between 1860)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Greenbrier Co, VA #765-765



Children
1 M Thomas Livesay

       Born: Abt 1832 - Greenbrier County, Virginia 215
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M John Livesay

       Born: Abt 1836 - Greenbrier County, Virginia 215
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Mary Livesay

       Born: Abt 1837 - Greenbrier County, Virginia 215
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M Robert Livesay

       Born: Abt 1839 - Greenbrier County, Virginia 215
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 M Marion Livesay

       Born: Abt 1841 - Greenbrier County, Virginia 215
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 M Jasper Livesay

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




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Mary A. Legg




Husband

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Mary A. Legg

       Born: Aug 1875 - West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #162-163



Children
1 F Della M. Legg

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




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 1 child, who is still alive.
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Milton Harvey Ranson & Mary Dove Legg




Husband Milton Harvey Ranson

       Born: Apr 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Ranson (Abt 1821-1893)
     Mother: Nancy W. Young (Abt 1837-After 1920)


    Married: Abt 1900 1

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

Occupation, 1910 - Farmer

Occupation, 1920 - Farmer

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg29

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #259-261

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-91) Legg #153-161

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-132) Legg #13




Wife Mary Dove Legg 1413

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


     Father: Francis Marion Legg (1845-1905)
     Mother: Margaret Wilmuth Jane Miller (1847-1898)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District (Ed-58) #259-261

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-91) Legg #153-161

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-132) Legg #13



Children
1 M Hoy Ranson

       Born: Abt 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Lillian Ranson

       Born: Abt 1902 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Ira Ranson

       Born: Abt 1904 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Lessie M. Ranson

       Born: Abt 1906 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 M Thomas Ranson

       Born: Abt 1907 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 M George E. Ranson

       Born: Abt 1908 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 F Maggie A. Ranson

       Born: Abt Mar 1910 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



8 F Naomi Ranson

       Born: Abt 1912 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 298
       Died: 
     Buried: 



9 M Norman B. Ranson

       Born: Abt 1916 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 298
       Died: 
     Buried: 



10 M Robert R. Ranson

       Born: Abt Feb 1920 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 298
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 0 children.
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Monroe Scott Thaxton & Mary Jane Legg




Husband Monroe Scott Thaxton

       Born: 15 Sep 1834 - Bedford County, Virginia 870
       Died: 12 Dec 1919 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1602
     Buried: 1919 - Old Tupper's Creek Road Cemetery, Kanawha Co, WV 871


     Father: Robert Clarkson Thaxton (Abt 1812-1892)
     Mother: Sarah Fore (1802-1883)


    Married: 22 Dec 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia

Other Spouse: Sarah Jane Thomas (1838-1870) - 15 Dec 1853 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1603

Other Spouse: Nettie L. Farrier (      -1933) - 7 Feb 1912 - Kanawha County, West Virginia

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1820-1866

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #852

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #107-107

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg49

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist.59 #327-328

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist.91 #27-28




Wife Mary Jane Legg

       Born: 17 Oct 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2670
       Died: 7 Oct 1906 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: Achilles Anderson Legg (1823-1863)
     Mother: Mary Aurilla Munday (1820-1885)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha County, WV Poca District P049

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist.59 #327-328



Children
1 M William Riley Thaxton

       Born: 1 Jan 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 12 Feb 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 1872 - Old Tupper's Creek Road Cemetery, Kanawha Co, WV 871



2 M Albert Henry Thaxton

       Born: 13 Feb 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 11 Aug 1950
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Eliza Ann Edens (1879-      )
       Marr: 10 Sep 1896 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 



3 M Edward Scott Thaxton

       Born: 2 Sep 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 441
       Died: 6 Dec 1955 441
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Elizabeth J. Archibald (Abt 1872-      )
       Marr: 5 Aug 1899 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  441 



4 F Martha Almeda Thaxton

       Born: 19 May 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 7 Jan 1956
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Oliver Oscar Edens (1876-1938)
       Marr: 14 Oct 1896 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 



5 M Lawrence Thaxton

       Born: 5 Feb 1878 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 6 Jun 1971
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary E. Stogden (1880-      )
       Marr: 23 Dec 1897 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 



6 M Lafayette R. Thaxton

       Born: 14 Jan 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 871
       Died: 27 Mar 1931 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 871
     Buried: 1931 - Old Tupper's Creek Road Cemetery, Kanawha Co, WV 871
     Spouse: Alice M. Rayhill (1884-1940)
       Marr: 18 Apr 1904 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



7 M Braden Allen Thaxton

       Born: 12 Dec 1882 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 24 Jul 1905 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 



8 M Samuel Thaxton

       Born: 12 Jan 1883 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 137
       Died: 2 Nov 1884 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 



9 F Rosa Ellen Thaxton

       Born: 20 Oct 1885 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 137
       Died: 11 Nov 1897 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 136
     Buried: 



10 M Lovely Thaxton

       Born: 14 Dec 1887 - Poca District, Kanawha County, West Virginia 1227
       Died: 25 Apr 1943 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia 1227
     Buried: Apr 1943 - Springhill Cemetery, Charleston, Kanawha County, WV
     Spouse: Carrie Belle Reveal (1887-1980)
       Marr: 18 Oct 1907 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia  1227 



11 M Emzy Thaxton

       Born: 23 Nov 1891 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 30 Jan 1897 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 



12 F Clyda Clara Thaxton

       Born: 22 Jan 1894 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 18 Apr 1976 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: B. D. Thomas (      -      )
       Marr: 1 Feb 1910 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  213 
     Spouse: Earl William Gadd (1901-1961)
       Marr: 30 Dec 1922 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  213 




Husband's General Notes

According to "The Thaxton Family thru The Years, 1731-1931", date of death was listed as December 5, 1919.

Monroe Thaxton fought for the Union Army during the Civil War in H Co. 7th Reg. WV Cav. ( Per 1890 Census, Special Schedule of Veterans.) He enlisted July 27, 1861 and was discharged on January 24, 1865 with the rank of Private. He received a monthly pension from the United States government for aliment he received during the war. His military and pension records are available.

He, his first two wives (Sarah Jane and Mary Jane) and several of their children and grand children are buried at the Thaxton Cemetery on Old Tuppers Creek Road at Harold Thaxton's property.



Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 census: 12 children had been born with 7 still living.


General Notes for Child Martha Almeda Thaxton

Per 1900 census: 2 children had been born with 2 still living.
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James A. Young & Minerva Legg




Husband James A. Young

       Born: Feb 1863 - Kanawha County, West  Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Mathias Geyhart Young (1840-1908)
     Mother: Mary Elizabeth Munday (1846-1927)


    Married: 26 Jan 1886 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Mary Elizabeth Comer (1869-      ) - 7 Apr 1895 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #27-27

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg36

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #234-236




Wife Minerva Legg

       Born: Abt 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Cynthia J. Young

       Born: Sep 1883 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Rachel A. Young

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




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James A. Walker & Nancy Legg




Husband James A. Walker

       Born: Abt 1798 - Nicholas County, Virginia 141
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Elverton P. Walker (Bef 1780-      )
     Mother: Margaret Baker (Bef 1785-      )


    Married: 19 Apr 1821 - Nicholas County, Virginia 121

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Nicholas Co, VA #398-398




Wife Nancy Legg

       Born: Abt 1804 - Monroe County, Virginia 213
       Died: Bef 1880 - Clay County, West Virginia (?) 213
     Buried: 


     Father: Willam Henry Legg (Abt 1772-1859)
     Mother: Susanna Vincent (Abt 1775-Between 1860)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Nicholas Co, VA #398-398



Children
1 M William Walker

       Born: Abt 1823 - Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Susanna Sizemore (Abt 1832-      )



2 M Eli Walker

       Born: Abt 1830 - Nicholas County, Virginia 18
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary Sigmon (Abt 1832-      )
       Marr: 1 Jul 1858 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 



3 M Felix Harvey Walker

       Born: Abt 1832 - Nicholas County, Virginia 18
       Died: 26 Dec 1861 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2671
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Emeline Legg (Abt 1839-      )
       Marr: 25 Apr 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2617 



4 M Washington Walker

       Born: Abt 1833 - Virginia 141
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 M James Walker

       Born: Abt 1835 - Virginia 141
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 M Elijah Walker

       Born: Abt 1837 - Virginia 141
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 M Elverton Walker

       Born: Abt 1839 - Virginia 141
       Died: 
     Buried: 



8 F Martha Walker

       Born: Abt 1840 - Virginia 141
       Died: 
     Buried: 



9 F Susan Walker

       Born: Abt 1842 - Virginia 141
       Died: 
     Buried: 



10 M Francis Marion Walker

       Born: May 1847 - Virginia 1,141
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Rachel (Unknown) Walker (Abt 1846-Bef 1900)
       Marr: Not On Cd #241




Husband's General Notes

Parents' names from Robert Edens.
Per "Sissonville, A Time to Remember" pg.131, he was the son of William Walker.


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