The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Gustavus Ferdenand Shepherd & Helena Persinger




Husband Gustavus Ferdenand Shepherd

       Born: Abt 1809 - Virginia 2101
       Died: Bef 1850 - Kanawha County, Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: William P. Shepherd (Abt 1775-1841)
     Mother: Sarah Raven Dyer (Abt 1778-After 1860)


    Married: 5 Apr 1843 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2




Wife Helena Persinger

       Born: Abt 1823 - Kanawha County, Virginia 50
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Jacob Persinger (Abt 1780-      )
     Mother: Ursala Blake (1783-1859)



Other Spouse: George Esque (Abt 1828-      ) - 17 May 1854 - Putnam County, Virginia 104

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha County, VA #1179-1195



Children
1 F Anna Shepherd

       Born: Abt 1849
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Nancy Jane Shepherd

       Born: Abt 1852 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2
       Died: 1912 653
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Young (1843-1914)
       Marr: 30 Aug 1868 - Kanawha  County, West Virginia  2 




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James Turley & Henrietta Persinger




Husband James Turley

       Born: Abt 1829 - Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Thomas Turley (Bef 1775-Bef 1850) 82
     Mother: Agnes Childress (Abt 1782-      )


    Married: 16 May 1852 - Putnam County, Virginia 82

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

Occupation, 1870 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #440-455

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. #99-97

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. Pg33




Wife Henrietta Persinger

       Born: Abt 1834 - Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. #99-97

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. Pg33



Children
1 F Missouri Turley

       Born: Abt 1852 - Putnam County, Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Alexander Turley

       Born: Mar 1855 - Putnam County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Margaret Louisa Conker (1860-      )
       Marr: 6 Dec 1877 - Putnam County, West Virginia  82 



3 M James M. Turley Jr.

       Born: Abt 1856 - Putnam County, Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Nannie Paul (Abt 1855-      )
       Marr: 28 Nov 1877 - Putnam County, West Virginia  82 




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Kenneth Persinger & Lucinda Reynolds




Husband Kenneth Persinger

       Born: Abt 1801 - Kanawha County, Virginia 50
       Died: 6 Jul 1890 1100
     Buried: 


     Father: Jacob Persinger (Abt 1780-      )
     Mother: Ursala Blake (1783-1859)


    Married: 7 Apr 1831 - Kanawha County, Virginia 50

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1181-1197

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #646

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #184

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg48




Wife Lucinda Reynolds

       Born: 1802 - Virginia
       Died: 19 Dec 1891 1100
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #184

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1181-1197

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #646

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg48



Children
1 F Margaret Persinger

       Born: Abt 1831 - Kanawha County, Virginia 50
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Ursula Persinger

       Born: Sep 1834 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1,507
       Died: After 1900 1,507
     Buried: 
     Spouse: (Unknown) King (Abt 1832-Bef 1857)
       Marr: Bef 1856  41 
     Spouse: Harrison M. Painter (1832-1901)
       Marr: 24 Dec 1857 - Kanawha County, Virginia  507 



3 F Mary Catherine Persinger

       Born: Feb 1836 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William G. Smith (Abt 1828-Abt 1899)
       Marr: 10 Jan 1854 - Kanawha County, Virginia  88 



4 F Sarah Persinger

       Born: 15 Mar 1840 - Kanawha County, Virginia 246
       Died: 3 Apr 1931 246
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Elisha Tanhill Jones (1833-1901)  246 
       Marr: 28 Jan 1858 - Kanawha County, Virginia  88 



5 M Charles Persinger

       Born: Abt 1841 - Kanawha County, Virginia 50
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Emily S. Hill (Abt 1838-      )
       Marr: 25 Apr 1861 - Kanawha County, Virginia  88 



6 M Kenneth Anderson Persinger

       Born: Abt 1844 - Kanawha County, Virginia 50
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Cordelia J. Lett (Abt 1849-Bef 1876)
       Marr: 11 Apr 1866 - Putnam County, West Virginia  104 
     Spouse: Louisa Jane Goff (1856-      )
       Marr: 5 Jan 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  88 



7 F Rachel Persinger

       Born: May 1842 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 1918 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 534
     Buried:  - Clark Cemetery; Kelleys Creek, Putnam Co, WV 246
     Spouse: William Martin (1838-1916)
       Marr: 2 May 1866 - Kanawha County, Virginia  88 



8 F Lucinda Persinger

       Born: 4 Jul 1852 - Kanawha County, Virginia 279
       Died: 30 Mar 1917 - Putnam County, West Virginia 279
     Buried:  - Clark Cemetery, Putnam County, West Virginia 279
     Spouse: William David Wilkinson (1852-      )
       Marr: 20 Apr 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



9 F Melissa Ann Persinger

       Born: 20 Dec 1855 31
       Died: 
     Buried: 




General Notes for Child Mary Catherine Persinger

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 3 children, of whom 3 were still alive.


General Notes for Child Lucinda Persinger

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 0 children.
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William David Wilkinson & Lucinda Persinger




Husband William David Wilkinson

       Born: Jan 1852 - Kanawha County, Virginia 174
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Joseph D. Wilkinson (Abt 1827-Abt 1865)
     Mother: Lucinda Breeden (Abt 1828-1865)


    Married: 20 Apr 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia

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

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #632 "J. B."

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #5-5 "William"

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg48

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist. #59, #45-46




Wife Lucinda Persinger

       Born: 4 Jul 1852 - Kanawha County, Virginia 279
       Died: 30 Mar 1917 - Putnam County, West Virginia 279
     Buried:  - Clark Cemetery, Putnam County, West Virginia 279


     Father: Kenneth Persinger (Abt 1801-1890)
     Mother: Lucinda Reynolds (1802-1891)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #646

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #184

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg48

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist. #59, #45-46


Wife's General Notes

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 0 children.
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McFarland Shiverdecker & Mary Persinger




Husband McFarland Shiverdecker

       Born: Abt 1822 - Kanawha County, Virginia 308
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Lucas Shiverdecker (Abt 1796-Bef 1880)
     Mother: Sarah Stanley (Abt 1800-After 1880)


    Married: 28 May 1846 - Kanawha County, Virginia 18

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #285-293

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #292

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Jefferson District #141




Wife Mary Persinger

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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William G. Smith & Mary Catherine Persinger




Husband William G. Smith

       Born: Abt 1828 - Botetourt County, Virginia 2
       Died: Abt 1899 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 689
     Buried: 


     Father: Robert Mccoy Smith (Abt 1802-After 1883)
     Mother: Malinda Good (Abt 1804-Bef 1883)


    Married: 10 Jan 1854 - Kanawha County, Virginia 88

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation 2, 1854 - Farmer

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co. VA #653

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #241-241

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg15




Wife Mary Catherine Persinger

       Born: Feb 1836 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Kenneth Persinger (Abt 1801-1890)
     Mother: Lucinda Reynolds (1802-1891)



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

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co. VA #653

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co. VA #1181-1197

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #241-241

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg15

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist. #59, #57-58



Children
1 M Pleasant Amos Smith 689

       Born: 10 Jun 1855 - Kanawha County, Virginia 689
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Celia Jane Carney (1859-1931)
       Marr: 17 Jan 1878  546 



2 F Victoria Smith 689

       Born: 13 Nov 1857 - Froggs Creek Of Poca, Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: Bef 1896 44
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Marion Harrison (1857-      )
       Marr: 15 Apr 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



3 F Regina Smith 1597

       Born: 19 Nov 1859 - Froggs Creek Of Poca, Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John Mcclellan Carney (1861-1945)
       Marr: 4 Dec 1884 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  546 



4 F Female Smith

       Born: 8 Jan 1861 - Froggs Creek Of Poca, Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Mary E. Smith

       Born: Abt 1863 - Kanawha County, Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Phoebe Smith 689

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



7 M William Anderson Smith 689

       Born: Abt 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 



8 F Savannah Smith 689

       Born: Oct 1869 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John W. Fisher (1860-      )
       Marr: 22 Jan 1890 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



9 F Beatrice Smith 689

       Born: Abt 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



10 F Viola Smith

       Born: Jun 1875 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



11 M Robert Lee Smith 689

       Born: Dec 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



12 M Ernest Emmett Smith 689

       Born: Mar 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 3 children, of whom 3 were still alive.


General Notes for Child Mary E. Smith

Not listed in Laidley, however, there is a daughter listed as Viola. Is this Mary V. rather than Mary E.?


General Notes for Child Savannah Smith

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 6 children, of whom 6 were still alive.
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Michael Persinger & Mary Shiverdecker




Husband Michael Persinger

       Born: Abt 1780 - Botetourt County, Virginia 104,124
       Died: Bef 1880 - Putnam County, West Virginia 127
     Buried: 


     Father: John Persinger (Bef 1760-After 1810)
     Mother: Elizabeth Kimberling (Bef 1765-      )


    Married: 1813 - Kanawha County, Virginia 18

Other Spouse: Rutha Williams (Abt 1813-After 1880) - 31 Jan 1858 - Putnam County, West Virginia 104

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

Occupation, 1870 - Farmer

Census, 1820 - Kanawha Co, VA #18-27

Census, 1830 - Kanawha Co, VA #207-06

Census, 1840 - Kanawha Co, VA #2-08

Census, 1850 - Boone Co, VA #93-93

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Curry Dist. #184-181




Wife Mary Shiverdecker

       Born: Abt 1783 - Virginia 124
       Died: Bef 1858 44
     Buried: 


     Father: Michael Shiverdecker (Abt 1762-1833)
     Mother: Anna Garrett (Bef 1770-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Boone Co. VA #93-93



Children
1 F Sidney Persinger

       Born: Abt 1814 - Virginia 308
       Died: 5 May 1858 - Kanawha County, Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Wesley Harmon (Abt 1811-      )
       Marr: 9 Feb 1837 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



2 M William Henry Persinger

       Born: Abt 1828 - Kanawha County, Virginia 124
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Margaret Rebecca Dudding (Abt 1835-      )
       Marr: 7 Mar 1878 - Putnam County, West Virginia  104 



3 F Malissa (Grandchild?) Persinger

       Born: Abt 1843 - Virginia 124
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M Bayless (Grandson?) Persinger

       Born: Abt 1844 - Virginia 124
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Husband's General Notes

The exact date of the marriage between Michael and Mary was not recorded. Their marriage fact was noted on Rev. John Lee's listing for 1813.

1820 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 26-45; 1 female 26-45; 1 male 18-26; 1 male 0-10; 4 females 0-10; and 0 slaves.

1830 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 40-50; 1 female 40-50; 2 females 15-20; 2 males 5-10; 3 females 5-10; 1 male 0-5; 2 females 0-5; and 0 slaves.

1840 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 50-60; 1 male 20-30; 3 females 20-30; 1 male 15-20; 2 females 15-20; 1 female 10-15; 2 males 0-5; and 0 slaves.
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Michael Persinger & Rutha Williams




Husband Michael Persinger

       Born: Abt 1780 - Botetourt County, Virginia 104,124
       Died: Bef 1880 - Putnam County, West Virginia 127
     Buried: 


     Father: John Persinger (Bef 1760-After 1810)
     Mother: Elizabeth Kimberling (Bef 1765-      )


    Married: 31 Jan 1858 - Putnam County, West Virginia 104

Other Spouse: Mary Shiverdecker (Abt 1783-Bef 1858) - 1813 - Kanawha County, Virginia 18

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

Occupation, 1870 - Farmer

Census, 1820 - Kanawha Co, VA #18-27

Census, 1830 - Kanawha Co, VA #207-06

Census, 1840 - Kanawha Co, VA #2-08

Census, 1850 - Boone Co, VA #93-93

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Curry Dist. #184-181




Wife Rutha Williams

       Born: Abt 1813 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 104
       Died: After 1880 - Putnam County, West Virginia 127
     Buried: 


     Father: John Williams (Bef 1795-      )
     Mother: E. (Unknown) Williams (Bef 1795-      )



Other Spouse: William W. Mynes (Abt 1816-Bef 1858) - 1840 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2,1710

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #378-382

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Curry Dist. #184-181

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Curry Dist. Pg12


Husband's General Notes

The exact date of the marriage between Michael and Mary was not recorded. Their marriage fact was noted on Rev. John Lee's listing for 1813.

1820 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 26-45; 1 female 26-45; 1 male 18-26; 1 male 0-10; 4 females 0-10; and 0 slaves.

1830 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 40-50; 1 female 40-50; 2 females 15-20; 2 males 5-10; 3 females 5-10; 1 male 0-5; 2 females 0-5; and 0 slaves.

1840 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 50-60; 1 male 20-30; 3 females 20-30; 1 male 15-20; 2 females 15-20; 1 female 10-15; 2 males 0-5; and 0 slaves.
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Michael L. Persinger & Martha A. Ruby




Husband Michael L. Persinger

       Born: Abt 1844 - Kanawha County, Virginia 308
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Jacob Persinger (Abt 1809-Bef 1880)
     Mother: Elizabeth Persinger (Abt 1811-      )


    Married: 3 Jan 1872 - Putnam County, West Virginia 82

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

Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #435-451

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co. WV Hutton Dist. #43-43

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg1




Wife Martha A. Ruby

       Born: Abt 1855 - Virginia 82
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John J. Ruby (Abt 1826-Bef 1870) 104
     Mother: Julia Ann (Unknown) Ruby (Abt 1827-      ) 104



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Hutton Dist. #33-33

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg1



Children
1 M William Persinger

       Born: Abt 1874 - Putnam County, West Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sarah A. Hammack (Abt 1877-      )
       Marr: 25 Dec 1895 - Elk Two Mile, Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 M James A. Persinger

       Born: Abt 1877 - Putnam County, West Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Calvin A. Peters & Quintella Persinger




Husband Calvin A. Peters

       Born: Abt 1867 - Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 22 Sep 1892 - Lock 7, Kanawha County, West Virginia 2




Wife Quintella Persinger

       Born: Abt 1877 - Putnam County, West Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: George W. Persinger (Abt 1847-      )
     Mother: Mary Adeline Milam (1852-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Scott District Pg36


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