The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Amos W. Nichols & Frances A. McCown




Husband Amos W. Nichols

       Born: Jan 1854 - Maine 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 2 Apr 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. Pg8

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #60; Fam. #62-62




Wife Frances A. McCown

       Born: Jul 1846 - (Now) West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: George McCown (1810-1851)
     Mother: Leonora R. Wood (1812-1894)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1850-1896

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #462

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #230

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. Pg8

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #60; Fam. #62-62



Children
1 F Florence M. Nichols

       Born: Abt 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M John W. Nichols

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



3 F Adar R. Nichols

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



4 M Alphonso R. Nichols

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



5 F Nettie F. Nichols

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



6 M Chester A. Nichols

       Born: Nov 1892 - 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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George McCown & Leonora R. Wood




Husband George McCown

       Born: 25 Dec 1810 - Virginia 951
       Died: 23 Sep 1851 - Kanawha County, Virginia 789
     Buried:  - Nichols-Mccown Cemetery; Little Tyler Mt. Rd. Kanawha Co. WV
    Married: 22 May 1836 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1850-1896




Wife Leonora R. Wood

       Born: 15 Jun 1812 - Virginia 951
       Died: 1 Dec 1894 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 951
     Buried:  - Nichols-Mccown Cemetery; Little Tyler Mt. Rd. Kanawha Co. WV


     Father: Basil A. Wood (1780-1844)
     Mother: Elizabeth Dudding (Abt 1784-      ) 284



Noted events in her life were:
Alt. Birth 2368, Alt. Birth, 16 Jun 1813 - Virginia

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1850-1896

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #462

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #230

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg7



Children
1 M Albert J. McCown

       Born: 1837 - Kanawha County, Virginia 951
       Died: 1909 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 951
     Buried:  - Nichols-Mccown Cemetery; Little Tyler Mt. Rd. Kanawha Co. WV
     Spouse: Martha A. Bowen (1848-1922)
       Marr: 29 Sep 1868 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



2 F Elizabeth McCown

       Born: Abt 1841 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Virginia Ann McCown

       Born: 3 Feb 1842 - Virginia 5
       Died: 14 Nov 1902 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 951
     Buried:  - Nichols-Mccown Cemetery; Little Tyler Mt. Rd. Kanawha Co. WV
     Spouse: Tobias N. Marianni (1840-1919)
       Marr: 27 Feb 1862 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2  ,1164 



4 F Emily McCown

       Born: Abt 1844 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Frances A. McCown

       Born: Jul 1846 - (Now) West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Amos W. Nichols (1854-      )
       Marr: 2 Apr 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



6 F James McCown

       Born: Abt 1848 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 




General Notes for Child Virginia Ann McCown

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 11 children, of whom 11 were still alive.


General Notes for Child Frances A. McCown

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




Husband James McCown

       Born: 14 Apr 1783 - Kanawha County, Virginia 377,379
       Died: 2 Jul 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 377,379
     Buried:  - Brick Cemetery; Off Brier Rd; Cross Lanes, Kanawha Co, WV 377


     Father: Malcolm McCown (Bef 1760-Bef 1813)
     Mother: Eleanor Moss (Bef 1765-      ) 190


    Married: Bef 1 Jun 1802 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Elizabeth Dudding (Abt 1793-      ) 105,243 - 4 Nov 1824 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1840 - Kanawha Co, VA #40-20

Census, 1810 - Kanawha Co, VA #1-12

Census, 1820 - Kanawha Co, VA #16-7

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1854-1900

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #494

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #224




Wife

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 U 7 Children McCown

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Husband's General Notes

1810 Kanawha Co. Census: 1 male 16-26; 1 female 16-26; and 2 females 0-10.

1820 Kanawha Co. Census: 1 male 26-45; 1 female 26-45; 1 male 10-16; 2 females 10-16; 2 males 0-10; and 2 femal
0-10.

1830 Kanawha Co. Census: 1 male 40-50; 1 female 30-40; 2 male 15-20; 1 female 15-20; 1 male 10-15; 1 female 5-10; 1 male 0-5; and 2 females 0-5.

1840 Kanawha Co. Census: 1 male 50-60; 1 female 30-40; 1 male 20-30; 1 female 15-20; 2 females 10-15; 1 male 10-15; and 1 male 5-10.
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Malcolm McCown & Eleanor Moss




Husband Malcolm McCown

       Born: Bef 1760 41
       Died: Bef 12 Dec 1813 - Kanawha County, Virginia 190
     Buried: 
    Married: 1781 - Botetourt County, Virginia 379

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1820 - Deceased

Census, 1810 - Kanawha Co, VA #13-31




Wife Eleanor Moss 190

       Born: Bef 1765 243
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1820 - With Son Malcolm



Children
1 M Matthew McCown 105

       Born: 1782 379
       Died: Abt 1821 - Kanawha County, Virginia 190,379
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary Bowyer (Bef 1790-      )
       Marr: 22 Mar 1803 - Monroe County, Virginia  39  ,379 



2 M James McCown

       Born: 14 Apr 1783 - Kanawha County, Virginia 377,379
       Died: 2 Jul 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 377,379
     Buried:  - Brick Cemetery; Off Brier Rd; Cross Lanes, Kanawha Co, WV 377
     Spouse: Elizabeth Dudding (Abt 1793-      )  105  ,243 
       Marr: 4 Nov 1824 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



3 F Margaret McCown 105

       Born: Abt 1787 - Virginia 166
       Died: 14 Jan 1866 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1688
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Thomas Casdorph (Abt 1775-      )
       Marr: Bef 1 Jun 1802 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



4 M Francis McCown 105

       Born: Abt 1788 - Virginia 379
       Died: Bef 1850 2743
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary McCallister (      -      )  379 



5 M Malcolm McCown 105

       Born: Abt 1794 - Virginia 115,379
       Died: Bef Aug 1851 - Putnam County, Virginia 379
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Martha Hodge (Abt 1796-      )
       Marr: 16 Jan 1836 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



6 F Nancy McCown 105

       Born: Abt 1794 - Virginia 379
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: James McCallister (Abt 1784-1855)
       Marr: 1812 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



7 M George McCown 105

       Born: Bef 1800 379
       Died: 
     Buried: 



8 M John McCown 105

       Born: Bef 1800 379
       Died: 
     Buried: 



9 F Phebe McCown 105

       Born: Abt 1802 - Virginia 379
       Died: Bef 1824 379
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Moses Whiteside (      -      )
       Marr: 8 Nov 1821 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



10 M Joseph McCown 105

       Born: Abt 1803 - Virginia 379
       Died: After 29 Apr 1839
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sally Corbin (      -      )
       Marr: 16 Jan 1823 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 
     Spouse: Parmelia Hughes (Abt 1814-      )
       Marr: 25 Sep 1828 - Mason County, Virginia  39 



11 M Sylvester McCown 105

       Born: Abt 1806 - Virginia 379
       Died: Abt 1861 - Lawrence County, Ohio 1047
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Harriet Summers (      -After 1835)
       Marr: 29 May 1831 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 
     Spouse: Eliza Black (      -      )
       Marr: Abt 1845 - Ohio



12 M William McCown 105

       Born: Abt 1808 1047
       Died: 1858 - Missouri 1047
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Jerusha Kuntz Wilson (      -1853)  1047 
       Marr: Jul 1832




Husband's General Notes

Along with son, Matthew, he purchased 240 Acres on the north side of Teays Valley (now Putnam Co. WV) in 1806.

1810 Kanawha Co. Census: 1 male 45+; 1 female 45+; 1 male 16-26; 2 males 10-16; 1 female 10-16; 3 males 0-10; and 2 females 0-10.


General Notes for Child Matthew McCown

Along with his father, he purchased 240 Acres on the north side of Teays Valley (now Putnam Co. WV) in 1806.

1810 Kanawha Co. Census: 1 male 26-45; 1 female 16-26; 1 male 16-26; 1 male 0-10; and 2 females 0-10.

1820 Kanawha Co. Census: 1 male 26-45; 1 female 26-45; 1 male 10-16; 2 females 10-16; 3 females 0-10; & 1 male 0-10.

Kanawha Co. Will Book,: Estate appraised in 1821.


General Notes for Child James McCown

1810 Kanawha Co. Census: 1 male 16-26; 1 female 16-26; and 2 females 0-10.

1820 Kanawha Co. Census: 1 male 26-45; 1 female 26-45; 1 male 10-16; 2 females 10-16; 2 males 0-10; and 2 femal
0-10.

1830 Kanawha Co. Census: 1 male 40-50; 1 female 30-40; 2 male 15-20; 1 female 15-20; 1 male 10-15; 1 female 5-10; 1 male 0-5; and 2 females 0-5.

1840 Kanawha Co. Census: 1 male 50-60; 1 female 30-40; 1 male 20-30; 1 female 15-20; 2 females 10-15; 1 male 10-15; and 1 male 5-10.


General Notes for Child Francis McCown

1820 Kanawha Co. VA census: 1 male 26-45; 1 female 16-26; 1 female 0-10.


General Notes for Child Malcolm McCown

1820 Kanawha Co. census: 1 male 18-26; 1 female 16-26; 1 male 16-18; 2 males 10-16; and 1 female 45+. (Includes widowed mother and his siblings.)

1840 Kanawha Co. census: 1 male 40-50 and 1 female 40-50.
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As found on the Internet posted to Putnam Co, WV Wills:

Copyright 1996 James Denning
Thanks to James Denning for submitting this file for the WVGenWeb Archives. This file may be freely copied but may not be sold. [Items added in brackets are notes by Mary Ann McCormack.]

I Malcom McCown of the county of Putnam in the Commonwealth of Virginia, do make this my last will and testament as follows, First. I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Martha [Hodge] McCown the land and tenements which I now reside upon and which I purchased from Parrett J. Caffery, containing 150 acres be the same more or less, to her and heirs forever. [They had no children.]
Second. Irequest my executrix and executor hereinafter names; one year after my death to sell the following lands of which I am possessed Viz. a tract of 196 [acres] purchased of John Bowyer, also, 59 acres purchased of Reuben Taylor which two tracts or parcels of land are now in the occupancy of John Meeks, also, tract of 100 acres adjoining the two former tracts purchased of Reuben Taylor and now occupied by Alexander Dodd, also a tract of 136 acres purchased of William Tracy and now occupied by John J. Bean, the terms of the sale I submit to the sound discretion of my Executrix and Executor, and out of the money arising from such sales to pay the same in nine parts, as follows, Viz, [1] to the heirs of my deceased brother Mathews (sic) McCown one part, [2] to my brother James McCown, one part, [3] to my sister Margaret Carter [should be Casdorph] one part, [4] to the heirs of my deceased brother Francis McCown one part, [5] to the heirs of my deceased sister Mary [should be Nancy] McCallister one part, [6] to the heirs of my deceased brother Joseph McCown one part, [7] to my brother Sylvester McCown one part, [8] to my brother William McCown one part, [9] to Martha Morris wife of Joshua S. Morris one part. [No idea if Martha Morris was a friend or relative; however, she does have a son named Malcom Mc. Morris, who was probably named for Malcom McCown.] Third I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Martha McCown all my personal property including such moneys or debts as may be due me, wil (sic) will and intention being that after the payments of any debts which I may owe being made out of such moneys as may be due me on such personal property as I have, then the balance of all such personal property whether in money, debts, stock or furniture I give and bequeath to my said wife Martha McCown to be used and disposed of as she may think proper. Fourth, I hereby nominate and appoint my wife Martha McCown and my friend Thomas Sumers (sic) to be my Executor and Executrix of this my last will and testament and it is my will and desire they be not required to give security, and I do hereby revoke and make void all former (Malcom McCown) wills by me at any time heretofore made, and do declare these presents (sic) to be and contain my last will and testament, on witness whereof, I the said testator Malcom McCown, have to this, my last will and testament, set my hand and seal, this 28th day of May one thoudand eight hundred and fifty.
Malcom McCown (SEAL)
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the testator Malcom McCown, as his last will and testament, in the presence of each of us, who in his presence, at his request, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
William Millan [Milam, postmaster, aged 46, in 1850 Putnam Co, VA census]
J[ohn]. R. Middleton [farmer, aged 56, in 1850 Putnam Co, VA census]
William Middleton [son of John R.]
Putnam County Court August Term 1851:
The last will and testament of Malcom McCown, deceased, was this day proved according to law by the oaths of William Millan & John R. Middleton witnessed thereto, and is ordered to be recorded. And Thomas Sommers one of the executors named in daid will appeared in Court and refused to take upon himself the burden of the execution thereof: and on motion of Martha McCowen(sic), executrix therein named took the oath of executrix, and certificate is granted to the same Martha McCowen(sic) for obtaining probate of same will. It being the request of the testator that his Executor be not required to give bond and security, no security was required.
Teste: H. H. Forbs, Clerk.

WEST VIRGINIA, PUTNAM COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE: June 10th, 1915
I, J. M. Henson, Clerk of the County Court of Putnam County, West Virginia certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the will of Malcom McCowen(sic) and the certificate thereto annexed, as transcribed by me from original Will Book No. 1, Page 6.
Teste: J. M. Henson, Clerk
[Only transcribed copies of wills from Putnam Co, WV Will Book 1 are available from the WV State Archieves. The original handwriting is difficult to read, but there are various errors in the transciptions.]
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Jesse Timms & Mary Ann McCown




Husband Jesse Timms

       Born: Abt 1810 - (Now) Wirt County, Virginia 115,379
       Died: Bef May 1868 - Buffalo, Putnam County, West Virginia 379
     Buried: 
    Married: 21 Aug 1838 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation 115 - Merchant

Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #76-82

Tax List, 1840 - Kanawha Co, VA




Wife Mary Ann McCown

       Born: Abt 1820 - Kanawha County, Virginia 379
       Died: 1891 - Buffalo, Putnam County, West Virginia 379
     Buried: 


     Father: Matthew McCown (1782-Abt 1821) 105
     Mother: Mary Bowyer (Bef 1790-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #76-82

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Buffalo Dist. #7-7

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Buffalo Dist. Pg37



Children
1 M Charles W. Timms

       Born: Abt 1839 - Kanawha County, Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Lewis J. Timms

       Born: 19 Jan 1842 - Kanawha County, Virginia 279
       Died: 15 Jan 1918 - Buffalo, Putnam County, West Virginia 279
     Buried:  - Atkeson Cemetery, Near Buffalo, Putnam Co. WV 279
     Spouse: Grace P. Payne (1838-1911)
       Marr: Bef 1880 - Not On Cd #241  127 



3 M John E. Timms

       Born: Abt 1844 - Kanawha County, Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M Walter M. Timms

       Born: Abt 1848 - Putnam County, Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Emma E. Timms

       Born: Abt 1851 - Putnam County, Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Mary H. Timms

       Born: Abt 1861 - Putnam County, Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 




General Notes for Child Lewis J. Timms

Civil War: CSA 1861-1865.
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Moses Whiteside & Phebe McCown




Husband Moses Whiteside

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 8 Nov 1821 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2




Wife Phebe McCown 105

       Born: Abt 1802 - Virginia 379
       Died: Bef 1824 379
     Buried: 


     Father: Malcolm McCown (Bef 1760-Bef 1813)
     Mother: Eleanor Moss (Bef 1765-      ) 190




Husband's General Notes

May have died or gone west: not listed on the VA index for 1850.
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Sylvester McCown & Harriet Summers




Husband Sylvester McCown 105

       Born: Abt 1806 - Virginia 379
       Died: Abt 1861 - Lawrence County, Ohio 1047
     Buried: 


     Father: Malcolm McCown (Bef 1760-Bef 1813)
     Mother: Eleanor Moss (Bef 1765-      ) 190


    Married: 29 May 1831 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Eliza Black (      -      ) - Abt 1845 - Ohio




Wife Harriet Summers

       Born: 
       Died: After 1835 - Mason County, Virginia 1047
     Buried: 


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Walter C. McCown & Mary Margaret Slaughter




Husband Walter C. McCown

       Born: 29 Oct 1825 - Kanawha County, Virginia 377
       Died: 31 Aug 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 377
     Buried:  - Brick Cemetery; Off Brier Rd; Cross Lanes, Kanawha Co, WV


     Father: James McCown (1783-1871)
     Mother: Elizabeth Dudding (Abt 1793-      ) 105,243


    Married: 24 Oct 1860 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

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

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1854-1900

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #494

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #224

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. Pg4

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. (Ed-60) #297-297




Wife Mary Margaret Slaughter

       Born: 22 Feb 1836 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1672
       Died: 24 Mar 1912 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 377
     Buried:  - Brick Cemetery; Off Brier Rd; Cross Lanes, Kanawha Co, WV 377


     Father: Reuben Slaughter (Abt 1797-After 1880)
     Mother: Eliza A. Casdorph (Abt 1805-Bef 1880)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1945-1995

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #565

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #224

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. Pg4

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. (Ed-60) #297-297



Children
1 F Frances McCown

       Born: Abt 1865 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: Bef 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
     Buried: 



2 F Mary T. McCown

       Born: Sep 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Wife's General Notes

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 3 children, of whom 1 were still alive.
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William McCown & Susannah Summers




Husband William McCown

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 13 Jul 1837 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2




Wife Susannah Summers

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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William McCown & Jerusha Kuntz Wilson




Husband William McCown 105

       Born: Abt 1808 1047
       Died: 1858 - Missouri 1047
     Buried: 


     Father: Malcolm McCown (Bef 1760-Bef 1813)
     Mother: Eleanor Moss (Bef 1765-      ) 190


    Married: Jul 1832

Noted events in his life were:
Census 1047, 1850 - Henry Co, MO




Wife Jerusha Kuntz Wilson 1047

       Born: 
       Died: 1853 - Missouri 1047
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census 1047, 1850 - Henry Co, MO



Children
1 U 7 Children McCown

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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