The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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William Ranson & Nancy W. Young




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: 27 Jan 1868 - Kanawha County, Virginia 88

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

Other Spouse: Sarah Jane Walker (      -      ) 980 - Bef 1850 - Not On Cd #229 980

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 Nancy W. Young

       Born: Abt 1837 - Kanawha County, Virginia 88
       Died: After 1920 - Probably Kanawha County, West Virginia 298
     Buried: 


     Father: John B. Young (Abt 1798-      )
     Mother: Margaret Young (1794-Bef 1864)



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

Census, 1840 - Kanawha Co, VA #54-16

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1536-1571

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1854

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

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg29

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

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-91) Legg #153-161

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-132) Legg #13



Children
1 F Margaret Ranson

       Born: Sep 1868 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Harrison C. Miller (1844-1918)
       Marr: 16 Jun 1892 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 F Elizabeth Ranson

       Born: Dec 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Willis M. Walker (Abt 1849-Bef 1900)
       Marr: 26 Oct 1886 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



3 M Henry Franklin Ranson

       Born: Nov 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Martha Elizabeth Legg (1879-      )
       Marr: Abt 1899  1 



4 M Milton Harvey Ranson

       Born: Apr 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary Dove Legg (1882-      )  1413 
       Marr: Abt 1900  1 




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.


Wife's General Notes

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


General Notes for Child Margaret Ranson

Per 1900 census: 2 children had been born with 2 still living.


General Notes for Child Elizabeth Ranson

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 1 child who was still alive.
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William Robert Ranson & Lee Dora Thaxton




Husband William Robert Ranson

       Born: 19 Jul 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 133
       Died: 4 Feb 1958 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: John F. Ranson (1833-1905)
     Mother: Martha C. Goff (1849-1927)


    Married: 20 Dec 1892 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 18

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. Pg40

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #61; Fam. #223-223




Wife Lee Dora Thaxton

       Born: 10 May 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 15 May 1947 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: James Henry Thaxton (1828-1908)
     Mother: Julia Ann Layne (Abt 1833-1914)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. Pg37

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #61; Fam. #223-223



Children
1 M John Ranson

       Born: May 1896 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Norris Rapp & Henrietta (Unknown) Rapp




Husband Norris Rapp

       Born: Abt 1855 - (Now) West Virginia 111
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 

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

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg36




Wife Henrietta (Unknown) Rapp

       Born: Abt 1860 - (Now) West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg36


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John L. Safreed & Melissa M. Raridon




Husband John L. Safreed

       Born: Abt 1856 - (Now) West Virginia 127
       Died: 1923 1101
     Buried:  - Buffalo Baptist Cemetery; Buffalo, Putnum Co, WV 1101


     Father: Samuel Safreed (1824-1883)
     Mother: Caroline Derenberger (1828-      )


    Married: 26 Feb 1877 - Jackson County, Virginia 13

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Buffalo Dist. Pg27




Wife Melissa M. Raridon

       Born: 1854 - (Now) West Virginia 127
       Died: 1940 1101
     Buried:  - Buffalo Baptist Cemetery; Buffalo, Putnum Co, WV 1101

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Buffalo Dist. Pg27



Children
1 F Agnes Safreed

       Born: Abt 1878 - Putnam County, West Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Ephraim B. Safreed

       Born: Aug 1879 - Putnam County, West Virginia 127
       Died: 1905 242
     Buried:  - Atkeson Cemetery, Near Buffalo, Putnam Co, WV 242




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Abel V. Vanscylock & Nancy Raridon




Husband Abel V. Vanscylock

       Born: Bef 1824 41
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Nancy Raridon

       Born: Bef 1824 41
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Samaria Vanscylock

       Born: 14 Sep 1844 - Jackson County, Virginia 1132
       Died: 11 Jun 1916 - Jackson County, West Virginia 1132
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Boggess (1837-1916)
       Marr: 30 Dec 1846 - Jackson County, Virginia  1132 




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Lee A. Seafler & Ida M. Rathburn




Husband Lee A. Seafler 272

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


     Father: Peter Seafler (1828-1894) 272
     Mother: Louisa Kramer\Crimmer (1830-      ) 2006


    Married: 25 Dec 1895 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. #155-155

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV No. Elk Dist. Pg10

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist.59 #325-326

Residence, 1911 - Bridgeport, Ohio




Wife Ida M. Rathburn

       Born: Abt 1876 - Mason County, West Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist.59 #325-326



Children
1 M George Seafler

       Born: Jan 1899 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 census: 1 child had been born with 1 still living.
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See Rollins Rawlings & See Rawlings Rollins




Husband See Rollins Rawlings

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife See Rawlings Rollins

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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Grover Rawson & Ethel Stewart




Husband Grover Rawson 1791

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Ethel Stewart 1791

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Wilcie Lorene Rawson

       Born: 5 Apr 1913 - Braxton County, West Virginia 1791
       Died: 9 Jan 2000 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1791
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Stanley Glenderwood Pierson (1904-1972)




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Perry Webster Ray & Alice Josephine (Unknown) Ray




Husband Perry Webster Ray

       Born: 1869 2715
       Died: 1932 2715
     Buried:  - Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery, Scary Ck. Putnam Co, WV 2715
    Married: 




Wife Alice Josephine (Unknown) Ray

       Born: 1873 2715
       Died: 1945 2715
     Buried:  - Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery, Scary Ck. Putnam Co, WV 2715


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Andrew J. Ray & Virginia E. Shaver




Husband Andrew J. Ray

       Born: Feb 1867 - Jackson County, Virginia 1,2
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William T. Ray (1836-After 1920)
     Mother: Maria Ellender Bostic (1843-Bef 1920)


    Married: 21 Jan 1891 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Occupation, 1910 - Farmer

Occupation, 1920 - Farmer

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #144-145

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-90) Sissonville #89-89

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-131) Pct. 2, #113




Wife Virginia E. Shaver

       Born: 17 Sep 1861 - Kanawha County, Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Lafayette Shaver (1836-1914)
     Mother: Eliza Virginia Martin (1837-1883)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #204-204

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg7

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #144-145

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-90) Sissonville #89-89

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-131) Pct. 2, #113



Children
1 M Albert M. Ray

       Born: Jun 1885 - West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Laura E. Ray

       Born: May 1891 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Andrew Arthur Ray

       Born: Nov 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       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.


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