The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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James M. Shawver & Miriam Wood




Husband James M. Shawver

       Born: Abt 1825 - Virginia 166
       Died: Bef 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2074
     Buried: 


     Father: Samuel Shawver (Abt 1783-      )
     Mother: Janey Shawver (Abt 1790-      )


    Married: 8 Jun 1843 - Fayette County, Virginia 121

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Fayette Co, VA #138-138

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #418




Wife Miriam Wood

       Born: Abt 1826 - Virginia 166
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Fayette Co, VA #138-138

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #418

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV So. Union Dist. Pg11



Children
1 M John Lewis Shawver

       Born: Abt 1843 - Fayette County, Virginia 176
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Janey (Unknown) Shawver (Abt 1846-Bef 1873)
       Marr: Bef 1868 - Not On Cd#241  41 
     Spouse: Margaret Amanda Johnson (1837-      )
       Marr: 7 Apr 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 



2 M Granderson Shawver

       Born: Abt 1845 - Fayette County, Virginia 166
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sarah Elizabeth Pettigrew (Abt 1849-      )
       Marr: 1 Jun 1865 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  88 



3 M William Shawver

       Born: Abt 1847 - Fayette County, Virginia 176
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Frances A. Dean (Abt 1847-      )
       Marr: 4 Nov 1874 - Putnam County, West Virginia  82 



4 M James Alexander Shawver

       Born: Abt 1848 - Virginia 176
       Died: 3 May 1861 - Rocky Fork, Kanawha County, Virginia 136
     Buried: 



5 M Joseph H. Shawver

       Born: Feb 1850 - Fayette County, Virginia 176
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Nancy A. Riddle (1854-      )
       Marr: 1 Oct 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 



6 F Martha A. Shawver

       Born: Abt 1856 - Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 M Levi Shawver

       Born: Abt 1859 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Samuel Shawver & Janey Shawver




Husband Samuel Shawver

       Born: Abt 1783 - Virginia 116
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 14 Jan 1817 - Botetourt County, Virginia 121

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #418 (Listed As Sarah)

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #83




Wife Janey Shawver

       Born: Abt 1790 - Virginia 166
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #418



Children
1 M George M. Shawver

       Born: Abt 1814 - Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sophia (Unknown) Shawver (Abt 1825-1869)



2 M James M. Shawver

       Born: Abt 1825 - Virginia 166
       Died: Bef 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2074
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Miriam Wood (Abt 1826-      )
       Marr: 8 Jun 1843 - Fayette County, Virginia  121 



3 M John Shawver

       Born: Abt 1828 - Monroe County, Virginia 88
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Angeline Taylor (Abt 1832-      )
       Marr: 26 Apr 1864 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  88 



4 F Martha J. Shawver

       Born: Abt 1836 - Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sampson D. Bigson (      -      )
       Marr: 30 Nov 1875 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 




General Notes for Child George M. Shawver

The actual relationship between George and Samuel and Janey is not known. George may be a step child of either person. He lived next door to the Samuel family in the 1860 census.


General Notes for Child Martha J. Shawver

In the 1860 Martha is reported as blind and living with John. It is assumed that John was her brother.
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John Lewis Shawver & Janey (Unknown) Shawver




Husband John Lewis Shawver

       Born: Abt 1843 - Fayette County, Virginia 176
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: James M. Shawver (Abt 1825-Bef 1880)
     Mother: Miriam Wood (Abt 1826-      )


    Married: Bef 1868 - Not On Cd#241 41

Other Spouse: Margaret Amanda Johnson (1837-      ) - 7 Apr 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 18

Noted events in his life were:
Alt. Birth 1, Jan 1840 - Fayette County, Virginia

Occupation, 1900 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Fayette Co, VA #138-138

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #418

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. #87-87

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV So. Union Dist. Pg11

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. (Ed-60) #128-128




Wife Janey (Unknown) Shawver

       Born: Abt 1846 - Virginia 116
       Died: Bef 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 44
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #87



Children
1 M James L. Shawver

       Born: Aug 1868 - West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Wife Of James L. Shawver (      -Bef 1900)
       Marr: Not On Cd#241



2 M John W. Shawver

       Born: Jan 1870 - West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Richard Shawver

       Born: Abt 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 136
       Died: 15 Feb 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 




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John Shawver & Angeline Taylor




Husband John Shawver

       Born: Abt 1828 - Monroe County, Virginia 88
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Samuel Shawver (Abt 1783-      )
     Mother: Janey Shawver (Abt 1790-      )


    Married: 26 Apr 1864 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 88

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #84

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co. VA #419

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV South Union District Pg 13




Wife Angeline Taylor

       Born: Abt 1832 - Virginia 88
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #84

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV South Union District Pg 13



Children
1 M William H. Shawver

       Born: Mar 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary Ann Reed (Abt 1869-      )
       Marr: 3 Jun 1888 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 
     Spouse: Elizabeth S. Lynch (1867-      )
       Marr: Abt 1897 - Not On Cd #241  1 



2 F Mary Frances Shawver

       Born: Sep 1869 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 116
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John William Reed (1867-      )
       Marr: 21 Sep 1888 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 




General Notes for Child Mary Frances Shawver

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 6 children, of whom 6 were still alive.
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Marshall F. Shawver & Florentine Weeks




Husband Marshall F. Shawver

       Born: Abt 1846 - Virginia 166
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: George M. Shawver (Abt 1814-      )
     Mother: Sophia (Unknown) Shawver (Abt 1825-1869)


    Married: 14 Mar 1869 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 18

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha County, VA # 417




Wife Florentine Weeks

       Born: Abt 1850 - Virginia 116
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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James Shearer & Rachel (Unknown) Shearer




Husband James Shearer 2

       Born: Abt 1812 - Scotland 32
       Died: 1871 32
     Buried: 
    Married: 

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1870 - Miner

Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #413

Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Peytona Dist. #172




Wife Rachel (Unknown) Shearer 2

       Born: Abt 1812 - Pennsylvania 32
       Died: Bef 1870 - Boone County, West Virginia 10
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #413



Children
1 M James Shearer

       Born: Abt 1837 - Pennsylvania 18
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sarah White Chandler (Abt 1833-      )
       Marr: 7 Mar 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 



2 F Agnes C. Shearer

       Born: Abt 1841 - Alleghany County, Maryland 2
       Died:  - Moved To Missouri? 10
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Philip H. Harless (Abt 1839-Bef 1870)
       Marr: 12 Feb 1858 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



3 M John Shearer

       Born: Abt 1844 - Alleghany County, Maryland 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Frances Fletcher (Abt 1846-      )
       Marr: 24 Aug 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



4 M Samuel C. Shearer

       Born: Abt 1847 - Maryland 32
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 M Crawford O. Shearer

       Born: Abt 1852 - Maryland 32
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 M Theodore F. H. M. Shearer

       Born: 16 Mar 1854 - Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 M Bryce C. Shearer

       Born: Abt 1857 - Boone County, Virginia 32
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Allen Shears & Lucinda (Unknown) Shears




Husband Allen Shears

       Born: Abt 1816 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married:  - Not On Cd #229

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

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #960-964




Wife Lucinda (Unknown) Shears

       Born: Abt 1818 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #960-964



Children
1 F Amanda J. Shears

       Born: Abt 1838 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Elizabeth S. Shears

       Born: Abt 1840 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Joseph A. Shears

       Born: Abt 1847 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M James A. Shears

       Born: Abt Feb 1850 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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John M. Sheets & Alice (Unknown) Sheets




Husband John M. Sheets

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


     Father: Ezra Sheets (1850-      )
     Mother: Margaret Isabel Withrow (1855-After 1920)


    Married: Bef 1920 90

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1920 - Farmer

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist.; Enum. Dist. #50; Fam. #8-9

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-80) #175-175

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-119) #125-125




Wife Alice (Unknown) Sheets

       Born: Abt 1904 - West Virginia 90
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-119) #125-125


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David M. Sheets & Elizabeth E. (Unknown) Sheets




Husband David M. Sheets

       Born: Abt 1849 - Ohio 111
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married:  - Not On Cd #241

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

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Buffalo Dist. Pg24




Wife Elizabeth E. (Unknown) Sheets

       Born: Abt 1848 - Ohio 111
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Buffalo Dist. Pg24



Children
1 M Marcus L. Sheets

       Born: Abt 1871 - Ohio 111
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Clara E. Sheets

       Born: Abt 1875 - Ohio 111
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Martin A. Sheets

       Born: May 1880 - Putnam County, West Virginia 111
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Denver Fenton Sheets & Bessie Odell Skeens




Husband Denver Fenton Sheets

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Bessie Odell Skeens

       Born: 16 Jan 1918
       Died: 5 Jan 1997
     Buried: 


     Father: Adam Christopher Columbus Skeens (1879-1947)
     Mother: Luella Parsons (1884-1964)




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