The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Seneca Forest Eskew & Della Lida Bess




Husband Seneca Forest Eskew

       Born: 19 Jan 1885 - Kentucky
       Died: 17 May 1960 - Cabell County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
    Married: 2 Jul 1910 - Boyd County, Kentucky




Wife Della Lida Bess

       Born: May 1892 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 13 Jul 1869 - Cabell County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: William Jesse Bess (1854-1903)
     Mother: Octavia Fannie Bowman (1862-1946)





Children
1 U 4 Children Eskew

       Born: Between 1912-1929
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Denver C. Bess & Macel Goodwin




Husband Denver C. Bess

       Born: 12 Jul 1906 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 18 May 1989 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: Joseph Edward Bess (1882-1958)
     Mother: Alice Early Carnes (1885-      )


    Married: 6 Jun 1925 - Putnam County, West Virginia 82

Other Spouse: Syrena Glendale Starks (1913-2000) - 15 Jul 1931 - Kanawha County, West Virginia




Wife Macel Goodwin

       Born: 1904 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: Bef 1931
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Gaytha Lee Bess

       Born: 2 Sep 1926 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 15 Nov 1927 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 



2 F Infant Bess

       Born: 1 Apr 1929 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 1 Apr 1929 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 




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Denver C. Bess & Syrena Glendale Starks




Husband Denver C. Bess

       Born: 12 Jul 1906 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 18 May 1989 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: Joseph Edward Bess (1882-1958)
     Mother: Alice Early Carnes (1885-      )


    Married: 15 Jul 1931 - Kanawha County, West Virginia

Other Spouse: Macel Goodwin (1904-Bef 1931) - 6 Jun 1925 - Putnam County, West Virginia 82




Wife Syrena Glendale Starks

       Born: 20 Sep 1913 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 31 Jan 2000 - Gilmer County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


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Robert French & Dillie Custer Bess




Husband Robert French

       Born: 1879 - West Virginia 111
       Died: 1950
     Buried: 


     Father: Benjamin Franklin French (1852-1898)
     Mother: Lola Belle Snyder (1860-1902)


    Married: 18 Sep 1902 - Jefferson County, Ohio

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




Wife Dillie Custer Bess

       Born: 17 Apr 1884 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 17 Jul 1957 - Belmont County, Ohio
     Buried: 


     Father: George Payne Bess (1847-1900)
     Mother: Susannah A. Comer (1854-1927)





Children
1 F Susie Avalon French

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Ruth French

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Benjamin Travis (      -      )



3 F Gladys French

       Born: 1902
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: (Unknown) Holland (      -      )



4 M Carl French

       Born: 1905
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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James Harve Helmintoller & Dovie Bess




Husband James Harve Helmintoller

       Born: 2 Jul 1878
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: After 1901




Wife Dovie Bess

       Born: 12 Oct 1881
       Died: 29 Oct 1964
     Buried: 


     Father: William Henry Bess (1832-1894)
     Mother: 




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(Unknown) Honaker & Edith Marie Bess




Husband (Unknown) Honaker

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: Abt 1938




Wife Edith Marie Bess

       Born: Abt 1917 - Fayette County, West Virginia
       Died: 15 Jun 1999 - Fayette County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Restlawn Memory Gardens, Victor, WV


     Father: Charles Mitchell Bess (1874-1945)
     Mother: Margaret Elizabeth Brown (1883-1933)



Other Spouse: Galford Charles Simmers (      -      ) - 13 Oct 1945 - Kanawha County, West Virginia


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Galford Charles Simmers & Edith Marie Bess




Husband Galford Charles Simmers

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 13 Oct 1945 - Kanawha County, West Virginia




Wife Edith Marie Bess

       Born: Abt 1917 - Fayette County, West Virginia
       Died: 15 Jun 1999 - Fayette County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Restlawn Memory Gardens, Victor, WV


     Father: Charles Mitchell Bess (1874-1945)
     Mother: Margaret Elizabeth Brown (1883-1933)



Other Spouse: (Unknown) Honaker (      -      ) - Abt 1938


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Edward Columbus Bess & Callie Massey




Husband Edward Columbus Bess

       Born: 9 Jul 1867 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 8 Dec 1945 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Grandview Memorial Garden, Kanawha Co, WV


     Father: Nash Leslie Bess (1819-1875)
     Mother: Mary Ann R. Layne (Abt 1822-After 1880)


    Married: 29 Oct 1891 - Kanawha County, West Virginia

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #151

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV South Union District Pg4




Wife Callie Massey

       Born: 5 Jun 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 22 Jun 1941 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Grandview Memorial Garden, Kanawha Co, WV


     Father: William Henry Massey (Abt 1842-      )
     Mother: Margaret A. Lowe (Abt 1843-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Malden Dist. #2, Pg14



Children
1 M Robert Harold Bess

       Born: 15 Apr 1892 - Fayette County, West Virginia
       Died: 18 Apr 1981 - Fayette County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Cecelia King (1897-1969)
       Marr: 1 Dec 1913 - Fayette County, West Virginia



2 M Harry Edward Bess

       Born: 15 Oct 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 30 Nov 1977 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Kanawha Co, WV
     Spouse: Garnet Pearl Bennett (1903-2002)
       Marr: 28 Jun 1925 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



3 M Myron Bess

       Born: 5 Aug 1895 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 8 Jan 1979 - Meigs County, Ohio
     Buried:  - Woodlawn Cemetery, Cedar Grove, Kanawha Co, WV
     Spouse: Helen T. Davis (1897-1967)
       Marr: 4 Feb 1915



4 M Bernard Holbrook Bess

       Born: 27 Apr 1898 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 14 Apr 1977 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Kanawha Co, WV
     Spouse: Kathleen Holstein (1905-1992)
       Marr: 10 Mar 1929 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



5 M Charles Lewis Bess

       Born: 23 Apr 1903 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 27 May 1976 - Fayette County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Ethel Perry (1910-      )
       Marr: 18 Jun 1930 - Fayette County, West Virginia



6 F Mary Margretta Bess

       Born: 8 Jan 1904 - Fayette County, West Virginia
       Died: 7 Nov 1969 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Ralph Chatfield Preston (1904-1957)
       Marr: 1 Jun 1926 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



7 F Virgie Mae Bess

       Born: 6 Oct 1908 - Fayette County, West Virginia
       Died: 4 Mar 1981 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Richard Pence Bare (1905-2002)
       Marr: 25 Dec 1930 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



8 M Clyde E. Bess

       Born: 17 Aug 1910 - Fayette County, West Virginia
       Died: 28 Sep 1974 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Kanawha Co, WV
     Spouse: Janet Leona Jones (1916-1972)



9 F Beulah Irene Bess

       Born: 7 Jul 1913 - Fayette County, West Virginia
       Died: 27 Jan 1971 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Kanawha Co, WV
     Spouse: Harry Charles Roberts (1914-1988)
       Marr: 10 Sep 1936 - Kentucky



10 F Thelma Oreal Bess

       Born: 16 Apr 1916 - Fayette County, West Virginia
       Died: 16 Feb 1980 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Kanawha Co, WV
     Spouse: John Ramey (1918-      )
       Marr: 1 Aug 1935 - Fayette County, West Virginia




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John Franklin Matthews & Effie Bess




Husband John Franklin Matthews

       Born: 11 Nov 1888 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 29 Jun 1962 - Cabell County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: John W. Matthews (Abt 1830-      )
     Mother: Margaret Paul (Abt 1850-      )


    Married: 27 Jun 1913 - Putnam County, West Virginia




Wife Effie Bess

       Born: 21 Jan 1892 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 28 Dec 1980 - Lincoln County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: Sheridan Bryant Bess (1866-1954)
     Mother: Hester May Graham (Abt 1870-1898)





Children
1 F Tressa Lenora Matthews

       Born: 25 Sep 1915 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: May 1951 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sherman Carl Beckett (1910-1983)
       Marr: May 1936 - Putnam County, West Virginia



2 F Virgina Dare Matthews

       Born: 21 Jan 1920 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Emory Edward Oxley (1914-1992)
       Marr: 14 Nov 1937 - Putnam County, West Virginia




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Arthur K. Stover & Emma Ella Bess




Husband Arthur K. Stover

       Born: 30 Mar 1879 - Mason County, West Virginia
       Died: 15 May 1956 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: James L. Stover (1840-      )
     Mother: Christianna C. Baker (1845-      )


    Married: 9 Mar 1902 - Kanawha County, West Virginia




Wife Emma Ella Bess

       Born: 15 Jun 1882 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 24 Apr 1961 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Bess Cemetery, Dunbar, Kanawha Co, WV


     Father: Charles Hamilton Bess (1843-1912)
     Mother: Mary Ann Mitchell (1846-1901)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. (Ed-60) #105-105



Children
1 M Leonard James Stover

       Born: 15 Dec 1903 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 1944
     Buried:  - Montgomery County, Ohio
     Spouse: Genevieve Fisher (1910-      )



2 M Charles Stover

       Born: 19 May 1905
       Died: 2 Nov 1910
     Buried:  - Bess Cemetery, Dunbar, Kanawha Co, WV



3 M Arthur Allen Stover

       Born: 14 Jul 1910
       Died: Abt 1937
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Vera Peale (      -      )



4 M Joseph Bernard Stover

       Born: 9 Oct 1917
       Died: Aug 1974 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Memorial Gardens, Tyler Mountain, Kanawha Co, WV
     Spouse: Ruby Comer (      -      )
       Marr: 18 May 1944



5 M Delbert Collett Stover

       Born: 30 May 1922
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Virginia E. Harry (1923-2002)
       Marr: 1943 - Kanawha County, West Virginia




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