The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Robert Napoleon Bonaparte Thompson & Julie Anna Morris




Husband Robert Napoleon Bonaparte Thompson 1483

       Born: 19 Nov 1812 - Augusta County, Virginia 1483
       Died: 24 Mar 1879 - Putnam County, West Virginia 1483
     Buried: 
    Married: 24 Jan 1833 - Cabell County, Virginia 39

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

Occupation, 1870 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #407-421

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Curry Dist. #28-27




Wife Julie Anna Morris 1483

       Born: 16 Apr 1812 - Cabell County, Virginia 1483
       Died: 6 Mar 1878 - Putnam County, West Virginia 1483
     Buried: 


     Father: Thomas Morris (Abt 1773-1822) 79
     Mother: Sarah Kinnard (      -      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #407-421

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Curry Dist. #28-27



Children
1 F Amazetta Thompson

       Born: 13 Nov 1833 - Cabell County, Virginia 1483
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Caroline Thompson

       Born: 21 Apr 1836 - Cabell County, Virginia 1483
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Eliza Jane Thompson

       Born: Jul 1838 - Cabell County, Virginia 1483
       Died: 28 Jan 1856 - Putnam County, Virginia 1483
     Buried: 



4 M Joseph Patterson Thompson

       Born: 5 Aug 1841 - Cabell County, Virginia 1483
       Died: 23 Sep 1913 - Putnam County, West Virginia 1876
     Buried:  - McCallister Cemetery, US 60 near Cabell Co. line; Putnam Co, WV
     Spouse: Mary M. McCallister (1845-1916)
       Marr: 13 Sep 1866 - Putnam County, West Virginia  104 



5 M William T. Thompson

       Born: 17 Feb 1844 - Cabell County, Virginia 1483
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 M John Morris Thompson

       Born: 15 Jan 1847 - Cabell County, Virginia 1483
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 M James Brocks Thompson

       Born: 12 Oct 1849 - Putnam County, Virginia 115,1483
       Died: 1930 - Putnam County, West Virginia 921
     Buried:  - Hurricane Cemetery, Virginia Ave. Hurricane; Putnam Co, WV 921
     Spouse: Josephine McCallister (1853-1915)
       Marr: 30 Sep 1879 - Putnam County, West Virginia  82 



8 M Mahlon A. Thompson

       Born: 3 May 1852 - Putnam County, Virginia 1483
       Died: 
     Buried: 



9 F Emma Kate Thompson

       Born: 6 May 1855 - Putnam County, Virginia 1483
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: E. M. McCallister (Abt 1852-      )
       Marr: 24 Dec 1877 - Putnam County, West Virginia  82 




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L. G. Morris & Edna B. Wright




Husband L. G. Morris

       Born: Abt 1853 - Putnam County, Virginia 104
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 10 Nov 1880 - Putnam County, West Virginia 104




Wife Edna B. Wright

       Born: Abt 1859 - Putnam County, Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: George P. Wright (Abt 1827-      )
     Mother: Frances A. Sims (Abt 1828-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Hutton Dist. #86-83

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg41


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Archibald Price & Leah Morris




Husband Archibald Price

       Born: Abt 1789 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1035
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Edward Price (Abt 1755-Abt 1832)
     Mother: Elizabeth Newhouse (Abt 1762-After 1832)


    Married: Abt 1807 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1035

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1840 - Kanawha Co, VA #55-13

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1614-1654

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1403




Wife Leah Morris

       Born: Abt 1792 - Virginia 1035
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Henry Morris (Abt 1747-1824) 820
     Mother: Mary Bird (Abt 1747-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1614-1654

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1403 "Sarah"



Children
1 M John Price

       Born: 10 Dec 1816 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1867
       Died: 15 Oct 1854 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1867
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Lavinia Drake (Abt 1821-      )
       Marr: 17 Sep 1840 - Kanawha County, Virginia  1867 



2 M Calvin Price

       Born: Abt 1822 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1035
       Died: 24 Jan 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1035
     Buried: 



3 M Edward Price

       Born: Abt 1825 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1035
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Sarah Price

       Born: 7 Oct 1827 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1035
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Lemons Rucker (1825-      )
       Marr: 23 Sep 1849 - Kanawha County, Virginia  1035 



5 F Julianna Price

       Born: Abt 1830 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1035
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Benjamin Franklin Rucker (Abt 1831-1898)
       Marr: 13 Jan 1853 - Kanawha County, Virginia  148 



6 F Mary Price

       Born: Abt 1832 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1867
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Benjamin Cottle (      -      )
       Marr: 18 Mar 1847 - Kanawha County, Virginia  1867 



7 F Margaret Jane Price

       Born: Abt 1834 - Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: James Madison Rucker (Abt 1827-      )
       Marr: 27 Mar 1857 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 




Husband's General Notes

1840 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 60-70; 1 female40-50; 1 female 20-30; 1 male 15-20; 1 female 15-20; 1 female 10-15; 1 female 10-15; 2 females 5-10; and 0 slaves.


General Notes for Child Calvin Price

Never Married
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(Unknown) Pardy & Leah Morris




Husband (Unknown) Pardy 410

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married:  - Not On Cd#229




Wife Leah Morris 410

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Benjamin Morris (Abt 1770-1829) 410
     Mother: Nancy Jarrett (Abt 1770-1832) 410




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Lee Morris & Edith Reed




Husband Lee Morris 175

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Edith Reed 175

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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Leonard Morris & Courtney S. Walker




Husband Leonard Morris 79

       Born: Oct 1819 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: After 1910 79
     Buried: 


     Father: Charles Morris (1790-1861) 79
     Mother: Lucinda Crockett (      -1838)


    Married: 8 Apr 1858 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1860 - Landlord

Occupation, 1870 - Railroad

Occupation, 1880 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #173-176

Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #443

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. #192-192

Census, 1880 - Boone Co, WV Peytona Dist. Pg23

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. (Ed-54) #9-10




Wife Courtney S. Walker

       Born: Abt 1842 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: Bef 1900 1
     Buried: 


     Father: Albert Gallatin Walker (Abt 1805-Abt 1880) 835
     Mother: Mary Sims (Abt 1815-Abt 1897) 836



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #176-179

Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #443

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. #192-192

Census, 1880 - Boone Co, WV Peytona Dist. Pg23


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Leonard Morris & Margaret Price




Husband Leonard Morris 661

       Born: 1748 - Virginia 185,1031
       Died: 20 May 1831 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2685
     Buried: 


     Father: William Morris Sr. (      -      )
     Mother: Elizabeth Stepps (      -      )


    Married: 1770 - Not On Cd #229

Other Spouse: Margaret Likens (1771-1841) 661 - 27 Mar 1789 - Not On Cd #229 1031

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1810 - Kanawha Co, VA #9-16




Wife Margaret Price 662

       Born: Abt 1750 1031
       Died: 1787 2833
     Buried: 



Children
1 M John Morris 662

       Born: Bef 1775 41
       Died: Abt 1831 - Missouri 662
     Buried: 



2 M Meredith Morris 662

       Born: Bef 1776 41
       Died:  - Went South
     Buried: 



3 F Mary Morris 662

       Born: Bef 1777 41
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Lawrence Bryant (      -      )  662 
       Marr: 1791 - Not On Cd #229  1031 



4 F Sarah Morris 662

       Born: Abt 1778 - Virginia 5
       Died: 23 Oct 1856 1031
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Fleming Cobb (Bef 1775-Bef 1850)
       Marr: 1794 - Kanawha County, Virginia  662 



5 M Leonard Morris 79

       Born: Abt 1786 243
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary Ann Austin (Between 1787-      )  79 
       Marr: 1805 - Not On Cd#229  79 




Husband's General Notes

From West Virginia Obituaries 1822-1899 Vol. 1, pg. 2:

The Kanawha Banner
May 27, 1831

Died at his residence in this county, on the 17th inst. in the 81st year of his age, Mr. Leonard Morris, after a long and painful illness. Mr. Morris was one of the first settlers in the Valley of Kanawha, and was extensively known and respected.
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1810 Kanawha Co, Va census: 1 male 45+; 1 female 26-45; 1 male 16-26; 2 females 16-26; 2 males 10-16; 3 males 0-10; 1 female 0-10; and 5 slaves.


General Notes for Child Sarah Morris

Per annotations to 1860 Kanawha Co, VA census, pg. ii, in 1855 she received Bounty Land Warrant 83776 of 160 acres for the service of her husband in the Indian Wars. (From "West Virginians in the Revolution" by Ross B. Johnston, Genealogical Printing Co.; Baltimore, MD @1977.)


General Notes for Child Leonard Morris

1810 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 16-26; 1 female 16-26; 2 females 0-10, and 0 slaves.
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Norris Stanley Whittaker & Letitia Morris




Husband Norris Stanley Whittaker 369

       Born: 3 Feb 1807 - Charleston, Kanawha County, Virginia 371
       Died: 4 Sep 1889 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia 1783
     Buried: 


     Father: William Whittaker (Abt 1774-1853)
     Mother: Philena (Unknown) Cobb (      -      ) 369


    Married: 19 Jan 1832 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1784

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1850 - Boat Builder

Occupation, 1860 - Miller

Occupation, Between 1861-1866 - Postmaster Of Charleston, WV

Occupation, 1880 - Painter

Census, 1840 - Kanawha Co, VA #21-03

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #71-72

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1014

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Chas. Dist. #557-557

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Chas. Dist. #2, Pg2




Wife Letitia Morris

       Born: Abt 1810 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 17 Apr 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2829
     Buried: 


     Father: Carroll Morris (1779-      )
     Mother: Frances See (      -      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co. VA #71-72

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co. VA #1014

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co. WV Charleston District #557-557



Children
1 F Cynthia Whittaker

       Born: Abt 1837 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Roxalena Whittaker

       Born: Abt 1841 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John Gorsland (Abt 1835-      )  2314 
       Marr: Bef 1860



3 M William Wallace Whittaker

       Born: Abt 1842 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: Bef 1891
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Virginia F. High (Abt 1848-      )
       Marr: Not On Cd #241



4 M Henry B. Whittaker

       Born: Abt 1845 - (Now) West Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sarah A. (Unknown) Whittaker (Abt 1842-      )
       Marr: Not On Cd #241



5 F Betty Whittaker 35

       Born: Abt 1851 - (Now) West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Philip Reese (Abt 1823-      )
       Marr: Not On Cd #241




Husband's General Notes

Per History Of Kanawha County, by Atkinson, he claimed to be the first white child born in what is now Charleston, WV.

1840 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 20-30(?); 1 female 40-50(?); 1 female 5-10; 2 females 0-5; and 0 slaves.
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From WV Newspapers Obituaries 1884-1894, pg 94:

Saturday September 7, 1889
Charleston, W. Va., September 4

Norris S. Whitaker, aged eighty three years, who was the first white child born in the city limits of Charleston, was killed by the shifting engine at the Kanawha and Ohio yard this afternoon about 4 o'clock. All the wheels passed over the middle of his body.
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Levi Morris & Electra Spurlock




Husband Levi Morris

       Born: Abt 1816 - Virginia 131
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 2 Dec 1841 - Cabell County, Virginia 39

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

Census, 1850 - Wayne Co, VA #254-268




Wife Electra Spurlock

       Born: Abt 1826 - Virginia 131
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Burwell Spurlock (1790-1879)
     Mother: Nancy Garrett (1803-1899)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Wayne Co, VA #254-268



Children
1 F Louisa Morris

       Born: Abt 1843 - Virginia 131
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Mary F. Morris

       Born: Abt 1849 - Virginia 131
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Levi Morris & Margaret Starke




Husband Levi Morris 410

       Born: 1768 - Virginia 410
       Died: 1834 1031
     Buried: 


     Father: William Morris Sr. (      -      )
     Mother: Elizabeth Stepps (      -      )


    Married: Bef 1787 - Not On Cd#229 410

Other Spouse: Margaret Jarrett (Abt 1770-After 1850) 410 - 22 May 1788 1031

Noted events in his life were:
Alt. Birth 1031, Alt. Birth, Abt 1753 - Virginia

Census, 1810 - Kanawha Co, VA #9-25




Wife Margaret Starke

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Cynthia Morris 410

       Born: Bef 1788 1031
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: L. Brannon (      -      )  410 
       Marr: Not On Cd#229



2 M William Morris 410

       Born: Abt 1791 - Virginia 1031
       Died: 15 Mar 1879 - Wayne County, West Virginia 1031
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sarah (Unknown) Morris (      -      )




Husband's General Notes

1810 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 26-45; 1 female 26-45; 1 male 16-26; 1 female 16-26; 2 males 10-16; 1 male 0-10; 1 female 0-10; and 7 slaves.


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