The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Henry Bess & Eleanor Oiler




Husband Henry Bess

       Born: 1805 - Botetourt County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William H. Bess (Abt 1777-After 1860)
     Mother: Rebecca Hamilton (Abt 1784-After 1860)


    Married:  - Not On Cd #229

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

Census, 1850 - Alleghany Co, VA #420-421




Wife Eleanor Oiler

       Born: 1808 - Botetourt County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Alleghany Co, VA #420-421



Children
1 F Martha Bess

       Born: 1837 - Alleghany County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: James Fridley (      -      )
       Marr: 16 Feb 1857 - Alleghany County, Virginia



2 F Mary Bess

       Born: 1839 - Alleghany County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Lewallen H. Bess (1834-      )
       Marr: 6 Mar 1856 - Alleghany County, Virginia



3 M John Bess

       Born: 1840 - Alleghany County, Virginia
       Died: 22 May 1928 - Fayette County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Charlotte Elizabeth Oiler (1840-1918)
       Marr: 21 Sep 1864



4 M Alexander Lafayette Bess

       Born: 2 Dec 1842 - Alleghany County, Virginia
       Died: 19 Nov 1922 - Oklahoma
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary Frances Bennett (1845-      )
       Marr: 8 Apr 1867



5 M Charles Hamilton Bess

       Born: Sep 1844 - Alleghany County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Eliza Jane Tingler (1850-      )
       Marr: 15 Jun 1867
     Spouse: Melissa Catherine Lavender (      -      )
       Marr: 14 Feb 1911 - Alleghany County, Virginia



6 M Nash Leslie Bess

       Born: 11 Dec 1846 - Alleghany County, Virginia
       Died: 2 Dec 1936 - Nicholas County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Nancy Ann Hoke (1844-1930)
       Marr: 6 Dec 1868



7 F Rebecca Bess

       Born: 1849 - Alleghany County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Edward Roher (      -      )
       Marr: 20 Jul 1869




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Henry Clay Bess & Belle Lewis




Husband Henry Clay Bess

       Born: 5 May 1859 - Putnam County, Virginia
       Died: 28 Jul 1936 - Cabell County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: William H. Bess (1814-1869)
     Mother: Mary A. Moses (1806-1898)


    Married: 26 Mar 1884 - Cabell County, West Virginia

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. #239-237




Wife Belle Lewis

       Born: 1867 - Cabell County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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Henry Elkin Bess & Mary Jane Hepler




Husband Henry Elkin Bess

       Born: 30 Mar 1876 - Alleghany County, Virginia
       Died: 5 Feb 1958 - Alleghany County, Virginia
     Buried: 


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


    Married: 7 Mar 1900 - Alleghany County, Virginia




Wife Mary Jane Hepler

       Born: 28 Jan 1881 - Alleghany County, Virginia
       Died: 29 Jun 1950 - Alleghany County, Virginia
     Buried: 


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(Unknown) Fizen & Hester Virginia Bess




Husband (Unknown) Fizen

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Hester Virginia Bess

       Born: 14 Feb 1921 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 7 May 2001 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: Dakota Nelson Bess (1897-1966)
     Mother: Cecelia Evelina Noffsinger (1902-1977)




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John William Murray & Ila Frances Bess




Husband John William Murray

       Born: 1915 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 24 Dec 1937 - Fayette County, West Virginia




Wife Ila Frances Bess

       Born: 21 Jun 1916 - Fayette County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Rufus Custer Bess (1886-1976)
     Mother: Virgie L. Covington (1892-1936)




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John H. Spradling & India O. Bess




Husband John H. Spradling

       Born: 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 1944 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Richardson Cemetery, Dutch Road, Kanawha Co, WV
    Married: 29 Apr 1894 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2




Wife India O. Bess

       Born: 9 Sep 1865 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 14 Aug 1950 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Richardson Cemetery, Dutch Road, Kanawha Co, WV


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



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

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


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Isaac N. Bess & Mary A. Bess




Husband Isaac N. Bess

       Born: Dec 1847 - Alleghany County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William H. Bess (1814-1869)
     Mother: Mary A. Moses (1806-1898)


    Married: 13 Aug 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #526-543

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. #239-237

Census, 1880 - Mason County, West Virginia




Wife Mary A. Bess

       Born: Apr 1851 - Montgomery County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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



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



Children
1 M William H. Bess

       Born: Abt 20 Jun 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Virgie Lee Bess

       Born: 18 Sep 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 7 Sep 1888 - Cabell County, West Virginia
     Buried: 



3 M James Walter Bess

       Born: Abt Mar 1880 - West Virginia
       Died: 19 Aug 1888 - Cabell County, West Virginia
     Buried: 



4 F Mattie N. Bess

       Born: Jun 1883
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Bernie Bess

       Born: 19 Jan 1890 - Cabell County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Lena Bess

       Born: 9 Jul 1892 - Cabell County, West Virginia
       Died: 9 Jul 1892 - Cabell County, West Virginia
     Buried: 




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James Alexander Bess & Mary Ellen McDowell




Husband James Alexander Bess

       Born: 24 Oct 1854 - Putnam County, Virginia
       Died: 5 Jul 1920 - Cabell County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: William H. Bess (1814-1869)
     Mother: Mary A. Moses (1806-1898)


    Married: Bef 1883 41

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

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. #239-237




Wife Mary Ellen McDowell

       Born: 1860 - Putnam County, Virginia 109
       Died: 12 Jun 1930 - Cabell County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: Eli McDowell (Abt 1838-      )
     Mother: Cynthia Ann Enicks (Abt 1835-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. #198-196



Children
1 F Demma Bess

       Born: 8 Jan 1883 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Lloyd Melvin Bess

       Born: 26 Jun 1885 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 26 Sep 1967 - Cabell County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Estelle Sullivan (1893-1970)
       Marr: 29 Aug 1908 - Boyd County, Kentucky



3 F Laura E. Bess

       Born: 8 Jun 1888 - Cabell County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Ada Lee Bess

       Born: 27 Jan 1892 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 10 Jan 1984 - Cabell County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Edward Russell (Abt 1886-1936)
       Marr: 10 Aug 1910 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Spouse: A. M. Bias (      -1967)
       Marr: After 1915



5 F Beulah M. Bess

       Born: 26 Aug 1899 - Cabell County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: (Unknown) Carper (      -      )
       Marr: 1920



6 M Earl Bess

       Born: 1902 - West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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James Alexander Bess & Nancy Cook




Husband James Alexander Bess 32

       Born: 19 Feb 1842 - Montgomery County, Virginia
       Died: 26 Jul 1918 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Bess Cemetery, Dunbar, Kanawha Co, WV


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


    Married: 28 Oct 1861 - Try Boone County, West Virginia

Other Spouse: Mary Elizabeth Russell (Abt 1847-      ) - 18 Nov 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #156

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden District Pg1




Wife Nancy Cook

       Born: Abt 1840 - Logan County, Virginia 124
       Died: 15 May 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 987
     Buried: 


     Father: Floyd Cook (Abt 1819-      )
     Mother: Mary A. Walker (Abt 1820-Bef 1864) 32



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Boone Co, VA #435-435

Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #219



Children
1 M Charles Lewis Bess

       Born: 14 May 1865 - Boone County, West Virginia 149
       Died: 15 Sep 1927 - Summers County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Maggie Napier (1870-1937)
       Marr: 13 Mar 1889 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 F Lydia B. Bess

       Born: Jul 1867 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 149
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Edgar Rogers (1863-1922)
       Marr: 25 Mar 1885 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 




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James Alexander Bess & Mary Elizabeth Russell




Husband James Alexander Bess 32

       Born: 19 Feb 1842 - Montgomery County, Virginia
       Died: 26 Jul 1918 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Bess Cemetery, Dunbar, Kanawha Co, WV


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


    Married: 18 Nov 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia

Other Spouse: Nancy Cook (Abt 1840-1868) - 28 Oct 1861 - Try Boone County, West Virginia

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #156

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden District Pg1




Wife Mary Elizabeth Russell

       Born: Abt 1847 - Kanawha County, Virginia 18
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Russell (Abt 1822-Bef 1880)
     Mother: Margaret Raines (Abt 1828-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co. VA #690-694

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #440

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #156

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden District Pg1



Children
1 M William H. Bess

       Born: 20 Jan 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Almeda Amelia Bess

       Born: Abt 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 149
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Edward J. Grady (1867-      )
       Marr: 24 Aug 1892 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



3 M John Wesley Bess

       Born: Abt 1875 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 149
       Died: 12 Jun 1939 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary Frances Bowman (1871-1955)
       Marr: Not On Cd #241



4 M James Edward Bess

       Born: Apr 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Dainnie Bess

       Born: 8 Oct 1880 - Dates Don't Agree?
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 M Walter K. Bess

       Born: 5 Aug 1884 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 M Beay H. Bess

       Born: 19 Jul 1889 - West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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