The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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James C. Bess & Harriet Smith




Husband James C. Bess

       Born: 1833 - Alleghany County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Hamilton Bess (1803-After 1880)
     Mother: Rebecca King (1795-Bef 1870)


    Married: 7 Jul 1857

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

Census, 1850 - Alleghany Co, VA #237-238 W/ Parents

Census, 1850 - Alleghany Co, VA #228-229




Wife Harriet Smith

       Born: 1835 - Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Malier Melton Bess

       Born: 1860 - Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M William Luther Bess

       Born: Abt 1861 - Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Molly Deyerle (      -      )
       Marr: After 1890
     Spouse: Mary E. (Unknown) Bess (1872-1936)
       Marr: Abt 1892



3 M Joseph M. Bess

       Born: 1864 - West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M Herbert Hanibal Bess

       Born: 1866 - West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Alfaretta Bess

       Born: 1868 - West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Mary Bess

       Born: 1872 - West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 F Catherine Bess

       Born: 1875 - West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Matthew McCown & Jane Bess




Husband Matthew McCown

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 23 Feb 1841 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2




Wife Jane Bess

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       Died: 
     Buried: 


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Joseph Bess & Jane (Unknown) Bess




Husband Joseph Bess

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


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


    Married: After 1828 - Not On Cd #229




Wife Jane (Unknown) Bess

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Minerva Jane Bess

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Grand Bess

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Rebecca Ann Bess

       Born: Abt 1839 - Alleghany County, Virginia
       Died: 1875 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: James A. Harmon (Abt 1828-      )
       Marr: 19 Oct 1857




Wife's General Notes

1850 census for Alleghany Co, VA #107-108 seems to match this family, but they are listed as mulatto.
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Jesse V. Bess & Alwilda J. Byers




Husband Jesse V. Bess

       Born: 1827 - Alleghany County, Virginia
       Died: 10 Sep 1895 - Alleghany County, Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: Hamilton Bess (1803-After 1880)
     Mother: Rebecca King (1795-Bef 1870)


    Married: 16 Mar 1869 - Alleghany County, West Virginia

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

Census, 1850 - Alleghany Co, VA #237-238




Wife Alwilda J. Byers

       Born: 1846 - Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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Pierce Ore Case & Jewel Virginia Bess




Husband Pierce Ore Case

       Born: 1915 - Kentucky
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 14 Jul 1939 - Kentucky




Wife Jewel Virginia Bess

       Born: 16 Dec 1918 - Fayette County, West Virginia
       Died: 2 Jul 1888 - Franklin County, Ohio
     Buried: 


     Father: Myron Bess (1895-1979)
     Mother: Helen T. Davis (1897-1967)




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John Bess & Jane Humphrey




Husband John Bess

       Born: 1810 - Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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


    Married: 11 Jul 1836 - Jackson County, Ohio

Other Spouse: Elizabeth Gillenwater (      -      ) - 21 May 1848 - Scioto County, Ohio




Wife Jane Humphrey

       Born: Abt 1813 - Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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John Bess & Elizabeth Gillenwater




Husband John Bess

       Born: 1810 - Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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


    Married: 21 May 1848 - Scioto County, Ohio

Other Spouse: Jane Humphrey (Abt 1813-      ) - 11 Jul 1836 - Jackson County, Ohio




Wife Elizabeth Gillenwater

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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John Bess & Charlotte Elizabeth Oiler




Husband John Bess

       Born: 1840 - Alleghany County, Virginia
       Died: 22 May 1928 - Fayette County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: Henry Bess (1805-      )
     Mother: Eleanor Oiler (1808-      )


    Married: 21 Sep 1864

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




Wife Charlotte Elizabeth Oiler

       Born: 10 May 1840
       Died: 3 Nov 1918 - Alleghany County, Virginia
     Buried: 



Children
1 M William A. Bess

       Born: 17 Apr 1867 - Alleghany County, Virginia
       Died: 4 Mar 1931 - Fayette County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary Delphia Martin (      -      )




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John Addison Bess & Delilah Hicks




Husband John Addison Bess

       Born: 1837 - Montgomery County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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


    Married: 23 Jan 1863 - Putnam County, Virginia 104

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

Occupation, 1870 - Farmer

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

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. #253-251

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg42




Wife Delilah Hicks

       Born: 10 Feb 1845 - Kanawha County, Virginia 104
       Died: 27 Sep 1930 - Cabell County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: Achilles Hicks (Abt 1800-Bef 1880)
     Mother: Harriet Jenkins (Abt 1825-      ) 523



Other Spouse: Robert K. Fletcher (Abt 1832-Bef 1863) - 28 Feb 1861 - Putnam County, West Virginia 82

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #395-408

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. #253-251

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg42



Children
1 M Sheridan Bryant Bess

       Born: 3 Apr 1866 - Putnam County, West Virginia 127
       Died: 13 Sep 1954 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Hester May Graham (Abt 1870-1898)
       Marr: 6 May 1887 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Spouse: Leanah Maude Pullen (1883-1970)
       Marr: 24 Jun 1905 - Lincoln County, West Virginia



2 M Sherman Bess

       Born: 3 Apr 1866 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 3 Apr 1866 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried: 



3 M Achilles Clive Bess

       Born: 17 Feb 1868 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 21 May 1940 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Annie Clifton McDowell (Abt 1875-      )
       Marr: 28 Jan 1894 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Spouse: Adaliza Wallace (1880-1948)
       Marr: 22 Sep 1901 - Putnam County, West Virginia



4 M John Lovell Bess

       Born: Abt Mar 1870 - Putnam County, West Virginia 56
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Annie E. Chapman (Abt 1875-      )
       Marr: 1891
     Spouse: Edith M. Pack (1881-1954)
       Marr: Abt 1904



5 F Minnie D. Bess

       Born: 15 Mar 1872 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 25 Feb 1958 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Conselway Erwin (1869-      )
       Marr: 22 Dec 1887 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Spouse: Samuel T. Canterbury (1869-1950)
       Marr: After 1925



6 M Mason T. Bess

       Born: 11 Aug 1874 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 12 Jan 1899 - Cabell County, West Virginia
     Buried: 



7 F Maggie E. Bess

       Born: 15 Oct 1877 - Putnam County, West Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: A. B. Smith (Abt 1865-      )
       Marr: 26 Aug 1897 - Cabell County, West Virginia
     Spouse: Edgar Walden (      -      )
       Marr: Abt 1925



8 M William H. Bess

       Born: 20 Aug 1881 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: Abt 1898
     Buried: 



9 F Viola Blaine Bess

       Born: 6 Jul 1884 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 1921
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Franklin Herbert Spencer (1885-1964)
       Marr: 18 Aug 1909 - Cabell County, West Virginia




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John Kenna Bess & Bessie Wardend




Husband John Kenna Bess

       Born: 4 Apr 1879 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 28 Apr 1918
     Buried: 


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


    Married: 6 Jul 1902 - Kanawha County, West Virginia

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg42




Wife Bessie Wardend

       Born: Abt 1881 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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