The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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James Oscar Taylor & Mary Ann Sampson




Husband James Oscar Taylor 440

       Born: 9 Aug 1844 - Russell County, Virginia 1,2
       Died: 4 May 1910 863
     Buried: 


     Father: John Oscar Taylor (1814-1899) 1042
     Mother: Anna Pennsylvania Hunt (1819-1891) 2


    Married: 1 Feb 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 18

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

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1280-1299

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. #147-147

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. Pg37

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist; Enum. Dist. #50, #280-287

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-79) #148-148

Military, 1910 - Veteran- Union Army




Wife Mary Ann Sampson

       Born: 3 Mar 1849 - Kanawha County, Virginia 440
       Died: 2 Sep 1929 1068
     Buried: 


     Father: Robert Sampson (1810-1895)
     Mother: Esther Henrietta Paxton (1812-1893)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1596-1636

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1384

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. #147-147

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. Pg37

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist; Enum. Dist. #50, #280-287

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-79) #148-148



Children
1 M Samuel Taylor

       Born: Abt 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Martha A. Naylor (Abt 1864-      )
       Marr: 13 Sep 1885 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 M Emanuel Taylor

       Born: Dec 1869 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Chloe J. James (1875-1961)
       Marr: 17 Mar 1892 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



3 M Doane Taylor

       Born: Mar 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Martha M. "Maggie" Peters (1876-      )
       Marr: 30 Apr 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



4 M Burdett Taylor

       Born: Abt 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Roxy J. Taylor

       Born: Oct 1875 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Levi Jennings (1869-      )
       Marr: 20 Sep 1891 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



6 F Esther Hettie Taylor

       Born: Dec 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1,2
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: David H. Samples (1865-      )
       Marr: 4 Jul 1894 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



7 M William P. Taylor

       Born: Jan 1881 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Virginia Frances Brookman (1865-      )
       Marr: Abt 1909  60 



8 F Mamie Taylor

       Born: Abt 1883 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: George M. Sharp (Abt 1880-      )
       Marr: Abt 1900  60 



9 F Sophia R. Taylor

       Born: Feb 1885 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



10 F Haseltine Taylor 483

       Born: Feb 1887 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: (Unknown) Elmore (      -Bef 1910)
       Marr: Abt 1903  60 
     Spouse: Terry Dennis Humphrey (1894-      )
       Marr: Between 1910-1913  298 



11 F Eva M. Taylor

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




Wife's General Notes

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 12 children, of whom 11 were still alive.


General Notes for Child Roxy J. Taylor

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


General Notes for Child Esther Hettie Taylor

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 3 children, of whom 3 were still alive.
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Jonathan Shannon & Mary E.\Marietta Sampson




Husband Jonathan Shannon

       Born: Abt 1855 - (Now) West Virginia 40
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 11 Jun 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Census, 1880 - Boone Co, WV Scott Dist. Pg21




Wife Mary E.\Marietta Sampson

       Born: Abt 1860 - (Now) West Virginia 40
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Boone Co, WV Scott Dist. Pg21 "Marietta"



Children
1 M James K. Shannon

       Born: Abt 1878 - West Virginia 40
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Sarah Jane Shannon

       Born: Jun 1879 - West Virginia 40
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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See Sanson Sampson & See Sampson Sanson




Husband See Sanson Sampson

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife See Sampson Sanson

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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Pleasant Sams & Frances (Unknown) Sams




Husband Pleasant Sams

       Born: Abt 1829 - North Carolina 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married:  - Not On Cd #229

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

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Jeff. Dist. Pg45




Wife Frances (Unknown) Sams

       Born: Abt 1839 - Tennessee 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Jeff. Dist. Pg45



Children
1 F Parthenia Sams

       Born: Abt 1859 - Tennessee 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: (Unknown) Penix (      -      )



2 M George Sams

       Born: Abt 1862 - Kentucky 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M William Sams

       Born: Abt 1863 - Kentucky 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Elizabeth Sams

       Born: Abt 1865 - Kentucky 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Thomas G. Campbell (Abt 1848-      )
       Marr: 1 Dec 1881 - Kanawha  County, West Virginia  2 



5 M Hiram G. Sams

       Born: May 1872 - Kentucky 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Virginia R. Murrill (1879-      )
       Marr: 13 Oct 1897 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



6 M James Sams

       Born: Abt 1875 - Kentucky 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 M Warren Sams

       Born: Apr 1877 - West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Marie F. (Unknown) Sams (1882-      )
       Marr: Abt 1900  1 




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Warren Sams & Marie F. (Unknown) Sams




Husband Warren Sams

       Born: Apr 1877 - West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Pleasant Sams (Abt 1829-      )
     Mother: Frances (Unknown) Sams (Abt 1839-      )


    Married: Abt 1900 1

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1900 - (None Listed)

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Jeff. Dist. Pg45

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. (Ed-60) #218-218




Wife Marie F. (Unknown) Sams

       Born: Sep 1882 - West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. (Ed-60) #218-218


Wife's General Notes

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 0 children.
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John Slack Sr. & Comfort Samuels




Husband John Slack Sr.

       Born: 4 Jul 1775 - Western Pennsylvania 315
       Died: 3 Jul 1857 - Kanawha County, Virginia 136
     Buried: 


     Father: Phillip Slack (Bef 1755-      )
     Mother: Sarah (Unknown) Slack (Bef 1755-      )


    Married: 4 Mar 1800 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2567

Other Spouse: Jane Hamilton James (1821-      ) 841 - Bef 1845 - Not On Cd#229

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha County, VA #1593-1633




Wife Comfort Samuels

       Born: Bef 1780 - Maryland 16
       Died: 9 Jan 1847 - Kanawha County, Virginia 511
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Mary Slack

       Born: 16 Sep 1805 - Kanawha County, Virginia 185,607
       Died: 11 May 1842 - Kanawha County, Virginia 607
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John Atkinson (Abt 1801-Bef 1880)
       Marr: 15 Nov 1827 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



2 M Greenbury Slack

       Born: 3 Dec 1807 - Elk District, Kanawna County, West Virginia 2924
       Died: 1 Jul 1873 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia 2925
     Buried:  - Family Cemetery, 7 Miles Up Elk, Kanawha Co, WV 2925
     Spouse: Amelia B. Tripplet (Abt 1807-      )
       Marr: 1 Apr 1832 - Nicholas County, Virginia  2746 



3 M John Slack Jr.

       Born: Abt 1810 - Kanawha County, Virginia 185
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sarah R. Porter (Abt 1828-      )
       Marr: 24 Oct 1844 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2886 



4 F Nancy Slack

       Born: Abt 1813 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5,185
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John Duvall (      -Bef 1845)
       Marr: 1 Sep 1831 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 
     Spouse: Charles Bryant (Abt 1805-      )
       Marr: 17 Aug 1845 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



5 F Martha Slack

       Born: 31 Mar 1815 - Elk District, Kanawna County, West Virginia 567
       Died: 20 Nov 1893 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia 567
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Edwin High (1817-1871)
       Marr: 7 Sep 1843 - Kanawha County, Virginia  88 



6 M Benjamin Slack

       Born: Abt 1819 - Virginia 511
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Martha Ann Phillips (Abt 1829-1867)
       Marr: 20 Sep 1849 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 
     Spouse: Elvira Martin (1845-      )
       Marr: 23 Apr 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 




Husband's General Notes

from West Virginia Newspapers Obituaries 1822-1899 Vol.1, pg 78:

The Kanawha Valley Star
July 14, 1857

Died on the 3rd inst., at his residence on Blue Creek, John Slack Senior, having on that day completed the 82nd year of his age. He was born July 4th, 1775, in Western Pennsylvania, and became a resident of Kanawha county in the year 1794. During thirty years of his life, he was a justice of the county, and during fifty or more years he was a member of the Methodist Church. He never sought and never acquired a large share of this worlds goods, and lived by the honest labor of his hands.


General Notes for Child Mary Slack

from West Virginia Newpapers Obituaries 1822-1899 Vol.1, pg 70:

The Kanawha Republican
May 21, 1842

Died of consumption, in Charleston, May 11, 1842, Mrs. Polly Atkinson, wife of Mr. John Atkinson. She was the daughter of John and Comfort Slack and was born in Kanawha County on the 16th September 1805.
In her 27th or 28th year she attached herself to the Methodist Episcopal Church of which she remained a member until death. She was a kind and faithful friend, a loving wife, and affectionate mother.


General Notes for Child Greenbury Slack

In the 1850 Census, Jane O'Daniel and daughter, Cordelia were living with this family.
In the 1860 Census, living next to Amos C. and Mary F. (O'Daniel) Brown.

1840 Kanawha Co. VA census: 1 male 30-40 (Greenbury); 1 male 20-30 (brother?); 1 female 30-40 (Amelia); 1 male 5-10 (Hedgeman); 3 males 0-5 (John, Greenbury, & Marshall).


General Notes for Child John Slack Jr.

Per Laidley , elected sheriff of Kanawha co. in 1854 and 1856.
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John C. Sattes & Cora H. Samuels




Husband John C. Sattes

       Born: Abt 1848 - Kanawha County, Virginia 166
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John Charles K. Sattes (Abt 1806-      )
     Mother: Aletha Swindler (Abt 1811-      )


    Married:  - Not On Cd #241: Try Boone Co, WV

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation 149 - Stonecutter

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Jefferson District #19

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #268-272

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #309

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Jefferson District Pg23




Wife Cora H. Samuels 2834

       Born: Abt 1854 - Boone County, Virginia 32
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Isaac S. Samuels (Abt 1820-1882)
     Mother: Margaret Morris (1829-      ) 79



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #625

Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Wash. Dist. #179

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Jefferson District Pg23



Children
1 F Atha Sattes

       Born: Abt 1879 149
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Greenbury Samuels & Esther Slack




Husband Greenbury Samuels

       Born: 1777 - Maryland 511
       Died: Bef 8 Jun 1850 - Kanawha County, Virginia 190
     Buried: 
    Married: Mar 1800 - Kanawha County, Virginia 18

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha County, VA #1802-1847




Wife Esther Slack

       Born: 12 Mar 1784 - Pennsylvania 734
       Died: Bef 1850 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
     Buried: 


     Father: Phillip Slack (Bef 1755-      )
     Mother: Sarah (Unknown) Slack (Bef 1755-      )





Children
1 F Martha Samuels 105,107

       Born: 1803 - Virginia 622
       Died: 7 Mar 1892 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 448,623
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Adam B. Aultz Jr. (1797-1868)
       Marr: 6 Apr 1818 - Kanawha County, Virginia  621 



2 F Mary Samuels 105

       Born: 17 Jun 1806 - Kanawha County, Virginia 511
       Died: 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 297
     Buried:  - Poca Dist, Kanawha Co, WV 929
     Spouse: David Shirkey (1797-Bef 1881)  2057 
       Marr: 25 Feb 1825 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 



3 F Sarah Catherine Samuels 105

       Born: 1809 190
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Edward Effie (      -      )  297 
       Marr: Not On Cd #229



4 F Nancy Samuels 105

       Born: Abt 1810 243
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Rachel Samuels 105

       Born: 1813 - Kanawha County, Virginia 511
       Died: After 1880 2679
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Edmond Newhouse (Abt 1810-After 1880)
       Marr: 29 Sep 1831 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 



6 M John Greenbury Samuels 105

       Born: 1814 - (Now) West Virginia 1140
       Died: 10 Mar 1868 - (Wrong Date: On 1870 & 1880 Census) Kanawha County, West Virginia 1140
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Nancy Emeline Lacy (1819-      )
       Marr: 27 Apr 1839 - Kanawha County, Virginia  512 



7 F Rebecca Samuels 105

       Born: Abt 1822 - Kanawha County, Virginia 511
       Died: Bef 1880 - Kanawha County, Virginia 423
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Henry C. Sisson Sr. (Abt 1815-1865)  105 
       Marr: 28 Jun 1838 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 




Husband's General Notes

Will of Greenbury Samuels

In the name of God Amen

I Greenbury Samuels of the County of Kanawha and the State of Virginia being aged and infirm in body but sound of mind and disposong memory (for which I thank God) and calling to mind the uncertainty of human life and being desirous to dispose of all worldly estate as it hath pleased God to (...) me with. I hereby make my last will and testament. In the manner and form following that is to say

First I desire that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid out of my personal estate.

Secondly After the payment of my debts and funeral expenses I give and bequeath to my son John Samuels the land that I own joining John Caldwell and being a part of the land that I purchased of Jeremiah Holly.

Thirdly I give and bequeath to my daughter Rachel Twenty five Dollars and my large family Bible.

Fourthly I give and bequeath to my daughters Patsy and Sarah and Polly and Nancy and Rebecca to have the balance of my money and bonds equally between them collected by my executor hereafter named.

Fifthly I give and bequeath to my grandson Greenbury Thomas Shirkey my saddle and seven wonders of the world.

Sixthly I wish my executor to take (...) of my horse and lend him to my son John to raise a crop if he treats him well and then in the fall to sell said horse and (...) the brings to be divided between my five daughters that is Patsy and Sarah and Polly and Nancy and Rebecca.

And last I do hereby constitute and appoint my son in law David Shirkey Executor of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all others or former wills or testaments by me heretofor made or published
A Witness whereof I have hereto set my hand and seal this eighth day of February 1850.

Signed sealed and delivered as the last will and testament of the above named Greenbury Samuels In the presence of the undersigned subscribers.

John I Shirkey

Robert Layne

Mary X Shirkey
(her mark)

At the Circuit Superior Court of Law & Chancery held for Kanawha County the 8th day of June 1850

This last will and testament of Greenbury Samuels as proved according to Law by the oath of John I shirkey and Robert Layne witnesses thereto in orser to be recorded.

teste A W Quarrier Clk

His appraisal was also recorded in Kanawha County on 11-4-1851.


Wife's General Notes

She may be the daughter of Noah Slack, per pg 193 of the 1850 annotated census.


General Notes for Child Martha Samuels

1880 census states that a great granddaughter is living with Martha.
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From West Virginia Newspapers Obituaries 1822-1899 Vol.1, pg33:

The Charleston Daily Gazette
Wednesday March 9, 1892

Mrs. Adam Aultz, aged about ninety years, died Monday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. King Sheppard on the old Oakes farm. Deceased leaves a large number of relatives and friends to mourn her death. The remains will be laid to rest at 12 o'clock today.


General Notes for Child Sarah Catherine Samuels

Named in her father's will: no further info.


General Notes for Child Nancy Samuels

Named in her father's will: no further info.
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Quincy O. Tolley & Louisa E. Samuels




Husband Quincy O. Tolley

       Born: Mar 1875 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Alfred D. Tolley (1828-1908)
     Mother: Aletha Williams (1834-      )


    Married: Abt Feb 1898 - (Illegible Date) Kanawha County, West Virginia

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

Occupation, 1910 - Farmer

Occupation, 1920 - Farmer

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg3

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #168-169

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-91) Legg #120-135

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-132) Legg #102




Wife Louisa E. Samuels

       Born: Abt 1867 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2,2457
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Caleb Taylor Greenbury Samuels (1842-1917)
     Mother: Phoebe Ann Ranson (1846-      )



Other Spouse: Martin Haynes (Abt 1865-Bef 1898) - 7 Jul 1887 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #81-81

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg39

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #168-169

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-91) Legg #120-135

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-132) Legg #102



Children
1 M Everett M. Tolley

       Born: Abt 1896 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 298
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Wife's General Notes

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




Husband David Shirkey 2057

       Born: 1 Dec 1797 - Monroe County, Virginia 2585
       Died: Bef 11 May 1881 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2586
     Buried:  - Poca Dist, Kanawha Co, WV 929


     Father: Thomas Sharkey (Bef 1765-      )
     Mother: Sarah Jefferson (Bef 1770-1797)


    Married: 25 Feb 1825 - Kanawha County, Virginia 18

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1228-1244

Census, 1860 - Kanawha County Virginia #701

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #277

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg45




Wife Mary Samuels 105

       Born: 17 Jun 1806 - Kanawha County, Virginia 511
       Died: 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 297
     Buried:  - Poca Dist, Kanawha Co, WV 929


     Father: Greenbury Samuels (1777-Bef 1850)
     Mother: Esther Slack (1784-Bef 1850)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1228-1244

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #701

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #277

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg45



Children
1 F Araminta M. Shirkey

       Born: 24 Jul 1826 - Kanawha County, Virginia 188
       Died: 2 Mar 1890 - Putnam County, West Virginia 643
     Buried:  - Thomas Cemetery, Red House, Putnam County, WV
     Spouse: Jasper A. Tully (Bef 1826-Bef 1848)
       Marr: 12 Mar 1844 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 
     Spouse: John D. Thomas (1823-1897)
       Marr: 1 Feb 1849 - Kanawha County, Virginia  512 



2 M Thomas G. Shirkey 108

       Born: Abt 1829 - Kanawha County, Virginia 511
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M John Greenbury Shirkey

       Born: 29 Jan 1832 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2732
       Died: 1887 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 974
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Martha J. Matheny (1838-      )
       Marr: 24 Jun 1857 - Prairie City, Illinois  2731 



4 F Mary Ann Matilda Shirkey

       Born: Nov 1833 - Poca District, Kanawha County, Virginia 1,887
       Died: After 1 Jun 1910 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John Fisher Jr. (1829-1919)
       Marr: 1 Dec 1853 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2218 



5 F Emily C. Shirkey

       Born: Dec 1836 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 1922 511
     Buried: 
     Spouse: James W. Grose (      -Bef 1880)
       Marr: 7 Jun 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  88 
     Spouse: John Guthrie Jr. (1836-      )
       Marr: 30 Apr 1882 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  88 
     Spouse: Joseph S. Jenkins (1835-After 1911)
       Marr: After 1907



6 M Pleasant Summers Shirkey

       Born: 3 Aug 1843 - Kanawha County, Virginia 297
       Died: 23 Mar 1930 297
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary Eveline Douglas (1847-      )
       Marr: 29 May 1867  297 



7 M Henry Anderson Shirkey 297

       Born: 21 Aug 1845 - Kanawha County, Virginia 297
       Died: 27 Sep 1913 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 297
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Elizabeth Jane Rose (1849-      )
       Marr: 19 May 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  88 



8 F Louisa Esther Shirkey

       Born: 1850 - Kanawha County, Virginia 511
       Died: 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 688
     Buried:  - McClanahan Cemetery; Rocky Fork Rd; Kanawha Co. WV
     Spouse: John Wesley McClanahan (1835-1913)
       Marr: 2 Sep 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  88 



9 F Laura Shirkey

       Born: Abt 1851 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Husband's General Notes

From WV Newspapers, Obituaries 1880-1893, Vol. 3, pg. 31, @1998 KVGS

The State
Wednesday, May 11, 1881

Mr. David Shirkey, an old and esteemed citizen of Sissonville, was found lying in the road dead a short distance from his home. Mr. Shirkey left home for a neighbors to procure some seed corn, this he obtained and left for home in apparent good health. Shortly afterwards his horse was seen with the sack still on his back, but Mr. Shirkey not with him. Suspecting something had happened to the old gentleman, a neighbor instituted search for him with the above results. Mr. Shirkey was eighty years of age and for a number of years a magistrate.


General Notes for Child Mary Ann Matilda Shirkey

Per 1900 census: 10 children had been born with 8 still living.


General Notes for Child Emily C. Shirkey

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 2 children, of whom 2 were still alive.


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