The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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James Monroe Thaxton & Martha Anice Thaxton




Husband James Monroe Thaxton

       Born: 15 May 1857 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 137
       Died: 9 Oct 1936 - Sissonvolle, Kanawha County, West Virginia 138
     Buried: 


     Father: Monroe Scott Thaxton (1834-1919)
     Mother: Sarah Jane Thomas (1838-1870)


    Married: 6 Sep 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 18

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

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg40

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #852

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #107-107

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist. 59 #318-319




Wife Martha Anice Thaxton

       Born: 26 Oct 1857 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 137
       Died: 2 Oct 1901 - 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, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #874

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #314-314

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg40

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist. 59 #318-319



Children
1 F Lena Thaxton

       Born: 1879 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Ethel Parker Thaxton

       Born: Dec 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 137
       Died: 1972 2198
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Owen Wiley Whittington (1875-1959)
       Marr: 1901  2198 



3 F Ernastan T. Thaxton

       Born: 15 Dec 1882 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 31
       Died: 20 Feb 1979 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Charles B. Fisher (1879-1942)
       Marr: Abt 1906  60 



4 M Oscar Thaxton

       Born: 18 Mar 1884 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 31
       Died: 24 Mar 1922 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 



5 M Harry F. Thaxton

       Born: 23 Aug 1887 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2
       Died: 8 Mar 1978 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Ruth I. (Unknown) Thaxton (1893-1976)



6 M Emmett Thaxton

       Born: 4 Nov 1889 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 137
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 M Elmer Thaxton

       Born: May 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



8 M Bernard E. Thaxton

       Born: Oct 1894 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 1986 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Florence E. (Unknown) Thaxton (1899-1989)



9 F Mabel Thaxton

       Born: Mar 1897 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 census: 9 children had been born with 9 still living.
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John Thaxton & Nancy Wilkinson




Husband John Thaxton

       Born: Dec 1771 - Prince Edward County, Virginia 869
       Died: 17 Mar 1821 - Prince Edward County, Virginia 869
     Buried: 


     Father: James "X" Thaxton Sr. (1731-Bef 1799)
     Mother: Elizabeth Clark (1732-Bef 1799)


    Married: 24 Jan 1794 - Prince Edward County, Virginia 121




Wife Nancy Wilkinson

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 M Benjamin Thaxton

       Born: Abt 1800
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F (Daughter 1) Thaxton

       Born: Abt 1800
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F (Daughter 2) Thaxton

       Born: Abt 1800
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Powhattan Tully & Julia A. C. Thaxton




Husband Powhattan Tully

       Born: Abt 1814 - Virginia 278
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Tandy Tully (Abt 1784-Bef 1860)
     Mother: Sarah (Unknown) Tully (Abt 1786-After 1860)


    Married: 3 May 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 18

Other Spouse: Minerva (Unknown) Tully (Abt 1823-Bef 1870)

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1840 - Kanawha Co, VA #09-28 ?"Landon" Tuly

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #893-897

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #551




Wife Julia A. C. Thaxton

       Born: Abt 1840 - Prince Edward County, Virginia 465
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Robert L. Thaxton (Abt 1818-1893)
     Mother: Parmelia J. Morgan (Abt 1817-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Prince Edward Co, VA #180-180

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Chas. Dist. #1, Pg1



Children
1 F J. E. Edens

       Born: Abt 1864 19
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Status: Father:Adopted, Mother:Adopted




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Herbert Sherman Young & Laura Maymie Thaxton




Husband Herbert Sherman Young

       Born: Feb 1889 - Kanawha  County, West Virginia 1,1903
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Henry Lanis Young (1833-1920)
     Mother: Mildred Emelia\Emmalie Kersey (1856-1934)


    Married: 1911 1903

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #61; Fam. #141-141




Wife Laura Maymie Thaxton 1903

       Born: Bef 1895
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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William A. Thaxton & Lillis(?) (Unknown) Thaxton




Husband William A. Thaxton

       Born: 2 Feb 1884 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 31
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Obadiah Thaxton Sr. (1845-      )
     Mother: Sarah M. Campbell (1846-      )


    Married: 

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV (Ed-96) #252-252




Wife Lillis(?) (Unknown) Thaxton

       Born: Abt 1881 91
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV (Ed-96) #252-252



Children
1 F Gelma Thaxton

       Born: Abt Dec 1909 91
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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William A. Woodall & Martha E. Thaxton




Husband William A. Woodall

       Born: 1827 - Prince Edward County, Virginia 88
       Died: 1902 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1643
     Buried:  - Woodall Fam. Cem.; Nr. Spencer Fam. Cem.; Kanawha Co, WV 1643


     Father: Samuel Woodall (      -Bef 1850)
     Mother: Frances Trent (Abt 1800-      )


    Married: 10 Dec 1863 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 18

Other Spouse: Delilah Carter (Abt 1823-Abt 1861) - 23 Oct 1848 - Prince Edward County, Virginia 121

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1855 - Day Laborer

Occupation, 1900 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #51-52

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #40

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg37

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist.; Enum. Dist. #50; Fam. #232-239




Wife Martha E. Thaxton

       Born: 1843 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1643
       Died: 1912 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1643
     Buried:  - Woodall Fam. Cem.; Nr. Spencer Fam. Cem.; Kanawha Co, WV 1643


     Father: Robert Clarkson Thaxton (Abt 1812-1892)
     Mother: Sarah Fore (1802-1883)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1820-1866

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #843

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg37

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist.; Enum. Dist. #50; Fam. #232-239



Children
1 F Sarah Woodall

       Born: Dec 1864 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1,25,1231
       Died: 1956 1643
     Buried:  - Woodall Fam. Cem.; Nr. Spencer Fam. Cem.; Kanawha Co, WV 1643
     Spouse: John Patrick Douglas (1861-1919)
       Marr: 5 Oct 1882 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 M Ulysses Woodall

       Born: Abt Mar 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 136
       Died: Feb 1867 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 136
     Buried: 



3 M Robert J. Woodall

       Born: Abt 1867 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25,1231
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M William H. Woodall

       Born: 25 Oct 1869 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25,1231,1643
       Died: 
     Buried:  - Woodall Fam. Cem.; Nr. Spencer Fam. Cem.; Kanawha Co, WV 1643
     Spouse: Delilah May Jarrett (1877-      )
       Marr: 24 Mar 1892 - Elk City, Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 
     Spouse: Lizzie Matheny (1882-1949)
       Marr: After 1905  41 



5 F Cora Woodall

       Born: Abt 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27,1231
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Josephine Woodall

       Born: Sep 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1,1231
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Jacob Judy Humphrey Jr. (1869-      )
       Marr: 6 May 1891 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 



7 M Edgar Everett Woodall

       Born: 18 May 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1643
       Died: 11 Aug 1969 1643
     Buried:  - Woodall Fam. Cem.; Nr. Spencer Fam. Cem.; Kanawha Co, WV 1643
     Spouse: Delilah May (Unknown) Woodall (1884-1962)
       Marr: Abt 1899  1 



8 F Mary A. Woodall

       Born: 1879 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 149
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John Morgan Jarrett (1873-      )
       Marr: 8 Aug 1896 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 
     Spouse: James Spicer Fisher (1871-1962)
       Marr: 27 Mar 1910  759 



9 M Lawrence A. Woodall

       Born: 6 Sep 1884 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1,1231
       Died: 
     Buried:  - Woodall Fam. Cem.; Nr. Spencer Fam. Cem.; Kanawha Co, WV 1643
     Spouse: Hattie Lee Stricklen (1892-1950)




Wife's General Notes

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 10 children, of whom 7 were still alive.


General Notes for Child Sarah Woodall

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 8 children, of whom 7 were still alive.


General Notes for Child Josephine Woodall

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


General Notes for Child Mary A. Woodall

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 1 child, of whom 0 were still alive.
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Robert Samuel Thaxton & Mary Ann Thaxton




Husband Robert Samuel Thaxton

       Born: 
       Died: 30 Jun 1924 - Gallia County, Ohio
     Buried: 
    Married: 2 Feb 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 18




Wife Mary Ann Thaxton

       Born: 26 Oct 1857 137
       Died: 1951 - Gallia County, Ohio
     Buried: 


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



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Not Listed With Family

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #874


Husband's General Notes

It is believed that Robert's grandfather is most likely to have been Sheppard Thaxton who went to Gallia County, Ohio in 1840's.
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Benjamin L. Young & Melissa Jane Thaxton




Husband Benjamin L. Young

       Born: Abt 1847 - Kanawha County, Virginia 50
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John Valley Young (1813-1867)
     Mother: Paulina Marshall Franklin (1820-1883)


    Married: 12 Jan 1881 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 134

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1870 - Farm Laborer

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1704-1748

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. #290-288




Wife Melissa Jane Thaxton

       Born: 30 Jun 1861 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 137
       Died: Apr 1939
     Buried: 


     Father: Monroe Scott Thaxton (1834-1919)
     Mother: Sarah Jane Thomas (1838-1870)



Other Spouse: (Unknown) Isaac (      -      )

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Chas. District #2, Pg8

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #107-107



Children
1 F Pauline Bondurant Young

       Born: 1881 - West Virginia 199
       Died: 1901 - West Virginia 199
     Buried: 



2 F Emily Blundon Young

       Born: 1883 - West Virginia 199
       Died: 1883 - West Virginia 199
     Buried: 



3 F Nina Valley Young

       Born: 2 Jun 1886 199
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Lewis Branch (1885-      )
       Marr: 22 Feb 1910  199 



4 F Mabel Agnes Young

       Born: 29 Sep 1888
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Guy L. Rolph (      -      )
       Marr: 20 Apr 1910




Wife's General Notes

1880 census reported Melissa (Malissa, page 672) as an adopted daughter of Joel P. Thomas, age 49, and his wife, Mary age 46. The copy of the census can be found in the Monroe Thaxton file.
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Monroe Scott Thaxton & Sarah Jane Thomas




Husband Monroe Scott Thaxton

       Born: 15 Sep 1834 - Bedford County, Virginia 870
       Died: 12 Dec 1919 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1602
     Buried: 1919 - Old Tupper's Creek Road Cemetery, Kanawha Co, WV 871


     Father: Robert Clarkson Thaxton (Abt 1812-1892)
     Mother: Sarah Fore (1802-1883)


    Married: 15 Dec 1853 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1603

Other Spouse: Mary Jane Legg (1856-1906) - 22 Dec 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia

Other Spouse: Nettie L. Farrier (      -1933) - 7 Feb 1912 - Kanawha County, West Virginia

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1820-1866

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #852

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #107-107

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg49

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist.59 #327-328

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist.91 #27-28




Wife Sarah Jane Thomas

       Born: 1 Sep 1838 - Jackson County, Virginia 1602
       Died: 20 Jul 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 136
     Buried: 1870 - Old Tupper's Creek Road Cemetery, Kanawha Co, WV 871


     Father: Peter P. Thomas (Abt 1791-      )
     Mother: Melinda Carney (Abt 1813-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #852

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1835-1881

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #107-107

Census, 1880 - Deceased



Children
1 M General George Washington Thaxton

       Born: 7 Mar 1855 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1602
       Died: 22 Mar 1917 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 871
     Buried: 1917 - Old Tupper's Creek Road Cemetery, Kanawha Co, WV
     Spouse: Sophia Spriegel (1862-1929)
       Marr: 15 Aug 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  134 



2 M James Monroe Thaxton

       Born: 15 May 1857 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 137
       Died: 9 Oct 1936 - Sissonvolle, Kanawha County, West Virginia 138
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Martha Anice Thaxton (1857-1901)
       Marr: 6 Sep 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 



3 M Peter Cain Thaxton

       Born: 20 Feb 1859 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1602
       Died: 1862 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2971
     Buried: 1862 - Old Tupper's Creek Road Cemetery, Kanawha Co, WV 871



4 F Melissa Jane Thaxton

       Born: 30 Jun 1861 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 137
       Died: Apr 1939
     Buried: 
     Spouse: (Unknown) Isaac (      -      )
     Spouse: Benjamin L. Young (Abt 1847-      )
       Marr: 12 Jan 1881 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  134 



5 M William Henry Grant Thaxton

       Born: 1 Sep 1863 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1602
       Died: 13 Jul 1865 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 136
     Buried: 1865 - Old Tupper's Creek Road Cemetery, Kanawha Co, WV 871



6 F Louisa Ann Thaxton

       Born: 7 Nov 1865 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1602
       Died: 1936
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Robert Lovely Spriegel (1857-      )
       Marr: 23 May 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 



7 F Mary Elizabeth Thaxton

       Born: 6 Jun 1868 - Tuppers Creek, Kanawha County, West Virginia 137
       Died: 23 Feb 1962 - Derricks Creek, Kanawha County, West Virginia 2603
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Hansford Johnson (1866-1951)
       Marr: 5 Jan 1887 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



8 M George R. Thaxton

       Born: 1 Jul 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 137
       Died: 13 Jul 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 136
     Buried: 1870 - Old Tupper's Creek Road Cemetery, Kanawha Co, WV 871




Husband's General Notes

According to "The Thaxton Family thru The Years, 1731-1931", date of death was listed as December 5, 1919.

Monroe Thaxton fought for the Union Army during the Civil War in H Co. 7th Reg. WV Cav. ( Per 1890 Census, Special Schedule of Veterans.) He enlisted July 27, 1861 and was discharged on January 24, 1865 with the rank of Private. He received a monthly pension from the United States government for aliment he received during the war. His military and pension records are available.

He, his first two wives (Sarah Jane and Mary Jane) and several of their children and grand children are buried at the Thaxton Cemetery on Old Tuppers Creek Road at Harold Thaxton's property.



General Notes for Child Melissa Jane Thaxton

1880 census reported Melissa (Malissa, page 672) as an adopted daughter of Joel P. Thomas, age 49, and his wife, Mary age 46. The copy of the census can be found in the Monroe Thaxton file.


General Notes for Child Louisa Ann Thaxton

Per 1900 census: 11 children had been born with 8 still living.


General Notes for Child Mary Elizabeth Thaxton

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census; she had given birth to 7 children, of whom 7 were still alive.
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Peter Thaxton & Sarah (Unknown) Thaxton




Husband Peter Thaxton

       Born: 10 Dec 1758 - Prince Edward County, Virginia
       Died: 1835 - Halifax County, Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: James "X" Thaxton Sr. (1731-Bef 1799)
     Mother: Elizabeth Clark (1732-Bef 1799)


    Married: 




Wife Sarah (Unknown) Thaxton

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 M Claiborne Thaxton

       Born: Bef 1800
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Susan Thaxton

       Born: Bef 1800
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Elizabeth Thaxton 869

       Born: Bef 1800
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Robert Thaxton (Abt 1780-      )
       Marr: Not On Cd#229




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