The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Henry W. Spriggs & Margaret S. Miller




Husband Henry W. Spriggs

       Born: Abt 1817 - New York 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 12 Nov 1848 - Bath County, Virginia 82

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

Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #32-34




Wife Margaret S. Miller

       Born: Abt 1825 - Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #32-34



Children
1 F Barbara J. Spriggs

       Born: Abt 1849 - Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Andrew Jackson Young & Margaret Wilmuth Jane Miller




Husband Andrew Jackson Young

       Born: 1841 - Kanawha  County, Virginia 1325
       Died: 1865 653
     Buried: 


     Father: Mathias Geyhart Young (1772-Abt 1845)
     Mother: Maria Tate (Abt 1818-Abt 1883)


    Married: 24 Mar 1864 - Kanawha  County, West Virginia 2




Wife Margaret Wilmuth Jane Miller

       Born: 19 Oct 1847 - Fayette County, Virginia 14
       Died: 16 Feb 1898 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 213
     Buried: 


     Father: David Alexander Miller (1820-1871)
     Mother: Mary Johnson (1821-1898)



Other Spouse: Francis Marion Legg (1845-1905) - 21 Dec 1865 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1790-1835

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #826

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg31


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John James Parrish & Martha Miller




Husband John James Parrish

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 22 Aug 1845 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2




Wife Martha Miller

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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Wilson G. Miller & Martha E. Miller




Husband Wilson G. Miller

       Born: Abt 1864 - Boone County, West Virginia 10
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Joshua Miller (Abt 1840-Bef 1870)
     Mother: Rebecca Catherine Cantley (Abt 1840-      ) 32


    Married:  - Not On Cd #241

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

Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Wash. Dist. #19

Census, 1880 - Boone Co, WV Wash. Dist. Pg1




Wife Martha E. Miller 10

       Born: Abt 1865 - Boone County, West Virginia 10
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Daniel Miller (1840-      )
     Mother: Luanna Cummings (1843-      ) 10



Other Spouse: Oscar F. S. McKinney (Abt 1864-      ) 10 - Not On Cd #241

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Wash. Dist. #46

Census, 1880 - Boone Co, WV Wash. Dist. Pg12


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William S. Sterrett & Mary Miller




Husband William S. Sterrett

       Born: Abt 1812 - Mason County, Virginia 103
       Died: 1864 947
     Buried: 


     Father: William Sterrett (Bef 1790-      ) 947
     Mother: Mary Bell (Bef 1795-      ) 947


    Married: 7 May 1850 - Mason County, Virginia 39

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Mason Co, VA #408-411




Wife Mary Miller

       Born: Abt 1827 - Shenandoah County, Virginia 947
       Died: 1899 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia 947
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Mason Co, VA #408-411



Children
1 F Helen V. Sterrett 1583

       Born: Bef 1857 41
       Died: Bef 1911 1258
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Frank D. Hoy (      -      )  947 
       Marr: 13 Nov 1878 - Mason County, West Virginia  13 



2 F Josephine M. Sterrett 947

       Born: Jan 1858 - Mason County, Virginia 144
       Died: 1909 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia 947
     Buried: 



3 M Charles F. Sterrett 947

       Born: Apr 1860 - Mason County, West Virginia 144
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M William Robert Lee Sterrett 947

       Born: Apr 1862 - Mason County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Minnie Harrold (1862-      )
       Marr: Not On Cd #241



5 M James B. Sterrett 947

       Born: Nov 1865 - Mason County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 




General Notes for Child Charles F. Sterrett

A major subject of the Laidley Book, pg. 509-510.
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Hamilton Pauley & Mary Miller




Husband Hamilton Pauley

       Born: Abt 1855 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John W. Pauley (Abt 1813-Bef 1860)
     Mother: Margaret Means (Abt 1820-      )


    Married: 8 Nov 1879 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co. VA #1180

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Wash. Dist. Pg34




Wife Mary Miller

       Born: Abt 1848 - Boone County, Virginia 32
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Daniel Miller (Abt 1818-1882) 32
     Mother: Nancy Turley (Abt 1820-1881)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Boone Co, VA #193-193

Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #69

Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Scott Dist. #34

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Wash. Dist. Pg34


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James Mitchell & Mary Miller




Husband James Mitchell 3,32,36,787

       Born: Abt 1795 - Fauquier County, Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Joshua (Michel) Mitchell (1757-Bef 1847) 45
     Mother: Elizabeth Stiggard (Bef 1775-Bef 1847) 45,787


    Married: 2 May 1815 - Monroe County, Virginia 39

Other Spouse: Elizabeth Lively (1811-1860) - 22 May 1855 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2




Wife Mary Miller 32,36,787

       Born: Bef 1800 41
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Michael Miller (1770-1834)
     Mother: Elizabeth Smith (      -      ) 787





Children
1 F Elizabeth Mitchell 32

       Born: Abt 1816 - Monroe County, Virginia 36
       Died: 1867 - Boone County, West Virginia 36
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Miller (Abt 1810-      )  32 
       Marr: Bef 1829 - Not On Cd #229  41 



2 M Joshua Mitchell 45

       Born: Abt 1817 - Monroe County, Virginia 32
       Died: 22 Mar 1885 - Boone County, West Virginia 10
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Catherine Miller (Abt 1818-1882)  45 
       Marr: 15 Mar 1835 - Not On Cd #229  32 



3 F Susannah Mitchell 10

       Born: Abt 1820 - Monroe County, Virginia 124
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Ezekiel S. Miller (Abt 1813-Bef 1880)  32 
       Marr: Not On Cd #229



4 F Agnes Mitchell 32

       Born: Abt 1822 - Monroe County, Virginia 32
       Died: 1886 32
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Daniel Miller (Abt 1820-1888)  32 
       Marr: Not On Cd #229



5 M James Mitchell 32

       Born: Abt 1829 - Logan County, Virginia 32
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary Louisa Vickers (Abt 1834-      )
       Marr: 5 Dec 1855 - Try Boone County, Virginia  32 



6 F Margaret Mitchell

       Born: Abt 1824 - Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Peter Billups (Abt 1818-Bef 1880)
       Marr: 24 May 1842 - Cabell County, Virginia  39 




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William R. Nelson & Mary Miller




Husband William R. Nelson

       Born: Abt 1834 - Stokes County, North Carolina 124
       Died: 1916 32
     Buried: 


     Father: James Estep (Bef 1812-      ) 10
     Mother: Milly (Unknown) Nelson (Abt 1812-      ) 36


    Married: Bef 1859 - Try Boone County, Virginia 32

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

Occupation, 1880 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Boone Co, VA #326-326

Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #12

Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Wash. Dist. #41

Census, 1880 - Boone Co, WV Wash. Dist. Pg9




Wife Mary Miller

       Born: Abt 1842 - Logan County, Virginia 124
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Ezekiel S. Miller (Abt 1813-Bef 1880) 32
     Mother: Susannah Mitchell (Abt 1820-      ) 10



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Boone Co, VA #403-403

Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #12

Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Wash. Dist. #41

Census, 1880 - Boone Co, WV Wash. Dist. Pg9



Children
1 M Sylvester V. Nelson 10

       Born: Abt 1859 - Boone County, Virginia 32
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Valeria Miller (Abt 1871-      )  10 
       Marr: 1 Sep 1890 - Boone County, West Virginia  13 



2 M Floyd Benton Nelson 10

       Born: Abt 1862 - (Now) West Virginia 10
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Betty Ann Miller (Abt 1873-      )  10 
       Marr: 22 Dec 1892 - Boone County, West Virginia  13 



3 F Martha Nelson 10

       Born: Abt 1864 - Boone County, West Virginia 10
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Napoleon B. Billups (Abt 1855-      )
       Marr: Not On Cd #241



4 M Isaiah Nelson 10

       Born: Abt 1867 - Boone County, West Virginia 10
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Eliza Ann Miller (Abt 1875-      )  10 
       Marr: Not On Cd #241



5 M Ezekiel Nelson 10

       Born: Abt 1869 - Boone County, West Virginia 10
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Ella Griffith (      -      )  10 
       Marr: Not On Cd #241



6 F Sarah Nelson

       Born: Abt 1871 - Boone County, West Virginia 40
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 M Allen C. Nelson

       Born: Abt 1873 - Boone County, West Virginia 40
       Died: 
     Buried: 



8 M Wilson Nelson

       Born: Abt 1875 - Boone County, West Virginia 40
       Died: 
     Buried: 



9 M Samuel Nelson

       Born: Abt 1877 - Boone County, West Virginia 40
       Died: 
     Buried: 



10 F Victoria Nelson

       Born: Abt 1879 - Boone County, West Virginia 40
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Theodore Withrow & Mary Miller




Husband Theodore Withrow 14

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: Bef 1946




Wife Mary Miller

       Born: 17 Jun 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 14
       Died: 10 Oct 1946 14
     Buried: 


     Father: Harrison C. Miller (1844-1918)
     Mother: Frances Ann Underwood (Abt 1845-Bef 1886)



Other Spouse: Francis Robert Aultz (1861-      ) - Abt 1885 1

Other Spouse: Robert Emory Allison (1865-      ) - After 1900

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #23-23

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg48

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist. 59 #331-332


Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 census: 5 children had been born with 5 still living.
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James David Thaxton & Mary Elizabeth Miller




Husband James David Thaxton

       Born: 3 May 1838 - Campbell County, Virginia 870
       Died: 26 Jun 1921 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 441
     Buried: 


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


    Married: 11 Oct 1860 - Kanawha County, Virginia 18

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

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #843

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #315

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg25

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #61; Fam. #349-349




Wife Mary Elizabeth Miller

       Born: 22 Dec 1839 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1501
       Died: 29 Oct 1923 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 441
     Buried: 


     Father: Joseph Henry Miller (1810-1900)
     Mother: Rebecca Fisher (1812-1863)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1793-1838

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #842

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #315

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg26

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #61; Fam. #349-349



Children
1 F Martha Alice Thaxton

       Born: 10 Aug 1861 - Kanawha County, Virginia
       Died: 1928
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Burwell B. Holmes (1859-      )
       Marr: 2 Oct 1879 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 



2 M Albert B. Thaxton

       Born: Abt Feb 1865 - Kanawha County, Virginia (Died At Age 21 Months) 30
       Died: 24 Nov 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 136
     Buried: 



3 M Sylvester Handy Thaxton

       Born: 11 Dec 1865 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 137
       Died: 10 Jan 1949 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Maudania Holly (1874-      )
       Marr: 10 May 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 



4 M Nelson Rife Thaxton

       Born: 16 Dec 1867 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 137
       Died: 7 Dec 1958 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 1958 - Thaxton Cemetery, Wolf Pen Road, Kanawha Co. WV 1606
     Spouse: Mary Safronia Haynes (1873-      )
       Marr: 15 Jan 1891 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 



5 M Lang Burn Thaxton

       Born: 17 May 1870 - Union District, Kanawha County, West Virginia 137
       Died: 15 Nov 1963 - Wolf Pen, Kanawha County, West Virginia 1533
     Buried: 1963 - Thaxton Cemetery, Wolf Pen Road, Kanawha Co. WV 1606
     Spouse: Parthenia E. Holmes (1872-1906)
       Marr: 10 Jul 1890 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 
     Spouse: Emily Jane Haynes (1884-1910)
       Marr: 19 Jul 1908 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



6 M Walter Cephes Thaxton

       Born: 21 Apr 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 869
       Died: 23 Mar 1950 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 869
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Minnie Mae Williams (      -      )
       Marr: Common-Law
     Spouse: Virgie Williams (1889-      )
       Marr: Common-Law
     Spouse: Launa Holmes (Abt 1878-      )
       Marr: 22 Dec 1894 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 
     Spouse: Emma B. (Unknown) Harmon (1868-      )
       Marr: 17 Mar 1901 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



7 M Joseph Robert Thaxton

       Born: 20 Mar 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1606
       Died: 27 May 1955 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1606
     Buried: 1955 - Thaxton Cemetery, Wolf Pen Road, Kanawha Co. WV 1606
     Spouse: Mary Elizabeth Edens (1874-1954)
       Marr: 9 Oct 1895 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 



8 M Paul Manuel Thaxton

       Born: 20 Dec 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 31 May 1950 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Ernie Ranson (1880-1942)
       Marr: Abt 1901  41 



9 M Silas Manuel Thaxton

       Born: 20 Dec 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1606
       Died: 29 Nov 1951 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1606
     Buried: 1951 - Thaxton Cemetery, Wolf Pen Road, Kanawha Co. WV 1606
     Spouse: Henrietta Alice Carpenter (1881-1971)
       Marr: 5 Aug 1899 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



10 M Flint Perry Thaxton

       Born: Nov 1879 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 137
       Died: 30 Mar 1966 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 1966 - Thaxton Cemetery, Wolf Pen Road, Kanawha Co. WV 1606
     Spouse: Virginia Lee Whittington (1883-1977)
       Marr: 8 Sep 1901 - Kanawha County, West Virginia




Husband's General Notes

Per 1890 Census, Special Schedule of Veterans, Union District, Dwelling #137-137: served as a private with the A Co, 7th Reg. WV Cav. Enlisted 27 July 1861. Discharged 24 Jan. 1865.


Husband's Medical Notes

Complexion: light; Eyes: blue; Hair: light 133


General Notes for Child Walter Cephes Thaxton

On 18 December 1903, Walter Thaxton shot and killed a man by the name of Will Price. The reason given was that Will Price showing affection toward Walter's wife, Emma. All charges were dropped because of the lack of evidence.

According to the 1880 census under father James David Thaxton, his age was reported as eight with Joseph, his brother, age seven.


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