The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Benjamin Ranson & Minerva (Unknown) Ranson




Husband Benjamin Ranson

       Born: Abt 1880 - West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: Abt 1900 - Not On Cd #241 60

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1910 - Farmer

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-90) Crawley #22-22




Wife Minerva (Unknown) Ranson

       Born: Abt 1880 - West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-90) Crawley #22-22



Children
1 F Lillian Ranson 546

       Born: Abt 1901 - West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Earl Carney (1899-      )



2 M Herman Ranson

       Born: Abt 1903 - West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Robert Ranson

       Born: Abt 1904 - West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Ruth Ranson

       Born: Abt 1908 - West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 M Otis Ranson

       Born: Abt Feb 1910 - West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Willis M. Walker & Elizabeth Ranson




Husband Willis M. Walker

       Born: Abt Dec 1849 - Kanawha County, Virginia 141
       Died: Bef 1900 144
     Buried: 


     Father: William Walker (Abt 1823-      )
     Mother: Susanna Sizemore (Abt 1832-      )


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

Other Spouse: Rachel Jonna Goff (Abt 1851-Bef 1877) - 13 Mar 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Susannah Baxter (1856-1886) - 18 Nov 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2,180

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Nicholas Co, VA #389-389

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #812

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk. Dist. #375-375

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #76-76

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg38




Wife Elizabeth Ranson

       Born: Dec 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg29

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



Children
1 M Elijah Walker

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




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 1 child who was still alive.
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Paul Manuel Thaxton & Ernie Ranson




Husband Paul Manuel Thaxton

       Born: 20 Dec 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 31 May 1950 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: James David Thaxton (1838-1921)
     Mother: Mary Elizabeth Miller (1839-1923)


    Married: Abt 1901 41

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1920 - Dealer Of Produce

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg26

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

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Charleston Dist. (Ed-#86) 1643 Charleston St, Charleston, WV




Wife Ernie Ranson

       Born: Sep 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 1942 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: William A. Ranson (Abt 1852-      )
     Mother: Margaret Elizabeth Carney (1854-1916)




     Father: Walker Ranson (1858-      )
     Mother: Annie Elizabeth Kelly (1853-Bef 1910)



Noted events in her life were:
Occupation, 1920 - Saleswoman, Clothing Store

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist.59 #294-295

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Charleston Dist. (Ed-#86) 1643 Charleston St, Charleston, WV



Children
1 F Gladys Thaxton

       Born: 12 Jun 1902
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: (Unknown) Layne (Bef 1900-      )



2 F Ines Thaxton

       Born: 8 Jun 1904
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: (Unknown) Stollings (      -      )



3 M John Thaxton

       Born: Abt 1908
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M Herbert David Thaxton

       Born: 30 Dec 1912
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 M Robert Thaxton

       Born: Abt 1913
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Reba Thaxton

       Born: Abt 1915
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: (Unknown) Pritt (      -      )




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William A. Ranson & Georgia L. (Unknown) Ranson




Husband William A. Ranson

       Born: Aug 1886 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Walker Ranson (1858-      )
     Mother: Annie Elizabeth Kelly (1853-Bef 1910)


    Married: Abt 1908 60

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1910 - Farmer

Occupation, 1920 - Farmer

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist.59 #294-295

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-91) Mairs #28-31

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-132) Mairs #157




Wife Georgia L. (Unknown) Ranson

       Born: Abt 1891 - West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-91) Mairs #28-31

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-132) Mairs #157



Children
1 F Addie Arbry Ranson

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



2 F Amy Elizabeth Ranson

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



3 F Catherine Ranson

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



4 M William Ranson

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




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Leftridge L. Thomas & Joanna Ranson




Husband Leftridge L. Thomas

       Born: Abt 1851 622
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Tamberling Thomas (Abt 1811-1881)
     Mother: Frances Kelly (Abt 1818-Bef 1870)


    Married: 31 Mar 1879 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co WV Poca District Pg37

Census, 1860 - Kanawha County, VA #832

Census, 1870 - Kanawha County, WV Poca District #20-20




Wife Joanna Ranson

       Born: Abt 1855 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Ranson (Abt 1821-1893)
     Mother: Julia Ann Boatwright (Abt 1820-1867)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co WV Poca District Pg37

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co. VA #875

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co. WV Poca District #92


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Lee Ranson




Husband Lee Ranson

       Born: Nov 1870 - Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 

Other Spouse: Josephine Oxier (1876-      ) - 19 Dec 1894 - Roane County, West Virginia 13

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

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-49) #381-386




Wife

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 M Homer Ranson

       Born: Aug 1889 - West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Milton D. Ranson & Mary E. (Unknown) Ranson




Husband Milton D. Ranson

       Born: Jun 1890 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: George S. Ranson (1861-      )
     Mother: Emeline C. Miller (1867-      )


    Married: Bef 1919 41

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1910 - Farmer

Occupation, 1920 - Farmer

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist.59 #298-299

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-91) Mairs #40-44

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-132) Mairs #137




Wife Mary E. (Unknown) Ranson

       Born: Abt 1899 - West Virginia 298
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-132) Mairs #137



Children
1 F Julia E. Ranson

       Born: Abt Aug 1919 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 298
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Napoleon B. Ranson & Clarissa Jane F. Stanley




Husband Napoleon B. Ranson

       Born: 17 Feb 1859 - Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Ranson (Abt 1821-1893)
     Mother: Julia Ann Boatwright (Abt 1820-1867)


    Married: 2 May 1883 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #875

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #92-92

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg50




Wife Clarissa Jane F. Stanley

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


     Father: George W. Stanley (Abt 1828-1867)
     Mother: Angelina Hager (Abt 1836-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Wash. Dist. #129

Census, 1880 - Boone Co, WV Wash. Dist. Pg26


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Caleb Taylor Greenbury Samuels & Phoebe Ann Ranson




Husband Caleb Taylor Greenbury Samuels

       Born: Nov 1842 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 1917 106
     Buried: 


     Father: John Greenbury Samuels (1814-1868) 105
     Mother: Nancy Emeline Lacy (1819-      )


    Married: 25 Jul 1866 - Kanawha County, Virginia 18

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1866 - Farmer

Occupation, 1870 - Farmer

Occupation, 1900 - Farmer

Occupation, 1910 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1828-1874

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #861

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #81-81

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg39

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District (Ed-58) #177-178

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-91) #137-173




Wife Phoebe Ann Ranson

       Born: Nov 1846 - Charlotte County, Virginia 1,88
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Ranson (Abt 1821-1893)
     Mother: Julia Ann Boatwright (Abt 1820-1867)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #875

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. #81-81

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg39

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District (Ed-58) #177-178

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-91) #137-173

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-132) Legg #106



Children
1 F Louisa E. Samuels

       Born: Abt 1867 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2,2457
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Martin Haynes (Abt 1865-Bef 1898)
       Marr: 7 Jul 1887 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 
     Spouse: Quincy O. Tolley (1875-      )
       Marr: Abt Feb 1898 - (Illegible Date) Kanawha County, West Virginia



2 F Martha Samuels

       Born: Abt 1870 2457
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M William H. Samuels

       Born: Abt 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 423
       Died: 27 Dec 1891 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 



4 F Nancy A. Samuels

       Born: Abt 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 423
       Died: Bef 1900 1
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Lewis Woodson Cavender (1871-      )
       Marr: 29 Dec 1891 - Tupper's Creek, Kanawha County, West Virginia



5 M Greenbury Samuels

       Born: Abt 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 423
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Lizzie Samuels

       Born: Abt 1879 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 423
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 6 children, of whom 3 were still alive.


General Notes for Child Louisa E. Samuels

Per 1900 Kanawha Co. WV census: she had given birth to 4 children, of whom 3 were still alive.


General Notes for Child William H. Samuels

From WV Newspapers Obituaries 1822-1899, Vol. 1, page 21,

The Charleston Daily Gazette
Tuesday, December 29, 1891

William H. Samuels, son of Greenburg (Greenbury?) Samuels, died at 10 o'clock Sunday morning aged twenty one years. He had been suffering with comsumption for some time. Deceased was a nephew of Professor Samuels of Elk City. The remains were laid to rest on Tupper's Creek at 2:40 o'clock yesterday afternoon.
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William Ranson & Sarah Jane Walker




Husband William Ranson

       Born: Abt 1821 - Charlotte County, Virginia 2
       Died: 25 Dec 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1125
     Buried: 


     Father: John Ranson (Abt 1790-      )
     Mother: Phoebe A. Gunter (Bef 1805-Bef 1850)


    Married: Bef 1850 - Not On Cd #229 980

Other Spouse: Julia Ann Boatwright (Abt 1820-1867) - Bef 1846 - Not On Cd #229

Other Spouse: Nancy W. Young (Abt 1837-After 1920) - 27 Jan 1868 - Kanawha County, Virginia 88

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #875

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #92

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg29




Wife Sarah Jane Walker 980

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


Husband's General Notes

From WV Newspapers Obituaries 1884-1894, Vol. 2, pg. 45, @KVGS

The Charleston Daily Mail
Tuesday, December 26, 1893

Wm. Ransom, of Tupper's Creek, died at 2 o'clock yesterday, of catarrh in the head, from which he had been suffering for the past twenty years. He is seventy three years of age, and leaves a family of grown children to mourn his death. The remains were laid to rest in the family burying ground at 4 o'clock this evening.


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