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The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Josiah Cyrus Helms & Mary Emaline Bess




Husband Josiah Cyrus Helms

       Born:  - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 10 Dec 1889




Wife Mary Emaline Bess

       Born: 29 Feb 1872 - Virginia
       Died: 29 Jun 1940
     Buried: 


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





Children
1 F Dessie Erhel Helms

       Born: 2 Feb 1891 - West Virginia
       Died: 23 Oct 1970
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Thomas Dewitt St. Clair (      -      )



2 M William Thomas Helms

       Born: 2 Oct 1893 - West Virginia
       Died: 26 Jul 1987
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Celia Persinger (      -      )
       Marr: 13 Jun 1913



3 F Mary Rebecca Elizabeth Helms

       Born: 19 May 1896 - West Virginia
       Died: 12 Dec 1977
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Harry Alexander Arrit (      -      )



4 F Annie Mae Helms

       Born: 27 Feb 1899 - West Virginia
       Died: 6 Feb 1984
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Geoffrey Paxton (      -      )



5 M Frank Lidford Helms

       Born: 24 Oct 1901
       Died: 26 Feb 1906
     Buried: 



6 M Joe Lee Helms

       Born: 7 Feb 1904
       Died: 22 Dec 1994
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Ollie Robinson (      -      )



7 M Otho Paul Helms

       Born: 27 Mar 1906
       Died: 9 Oct 1989
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Dessie Crawford (      -      )
       Marr: 4 Jan 1928



8 F Helen Bess Helms

       Born: 8 May 1908
       Died: 12 Nov 1985
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Cecil Rose (      -      )



9 M James Walter Helms

       Born: 16 Sep 1911
       Died: 16 Sep 1911
     Buried: 



10 F Thelma Raeburn Helms

       Born: 14 Dec 1912
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John Herman Bowers (      -      )
       Marr: 2 Jul 1930



11 M Melvin Parker Helms

       Born: 10 Mar 1916
       Died: 14 Feb 1986
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Ruth Arrington Gordon (      -      )




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Albert Jenkins Dunlap & Mary Frances Bess




Husband Albert Jenkins Dunlap

       Born: 27 Jul 1863 - Gilmer County, West Virginia 1,2
       Died: 16 Jun 1941 - Barron Creek, Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Bess Cemetery, Dunbar, Kanawha Co, WV


     Father: John A. Dunlap (Abt 1824-Bef 1900)
     Mother: Martha F. Webb (1837-      )


    Married: 27 Feb 1892 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1880 - Works On Farm

Occupation, 1900 - Farmer

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Jeff. Dist. Pg48

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. Pg4 (Dupl)

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. (Ed-60) #94-94




Wife Mary Frances Bess

       Born: 9 Feb 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 1940
     Buried: 


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



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV South Union District Pg13

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. (Ed-60) #94-94



Children
1 F Ruth E. Dunlap

       Born: 10 Feb 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 5 Dec 1980
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Lee Bryant (      -      )
     Spouse: John Lilly (1893-      )



2 F Annie Estella Dunlap

       Born: Nov 1894 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 5 Dec 1980
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Lewis Henry Harper (      -      )
       Marr: 25 Sep 1910



3 F Hazel Gladys Dunlap

       Born: 1 Jan 1897 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 6 Mar 1978 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes, Kanawha Co, WV
     Spouse: James Dermont Dean (      -      )
     Spouse: Ernest Ellis (      -      )
       Marr: Bef 1915  41 



4 M Alfred S. Dunlap

       Born: 2 Jun 1899 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 12 Sep 1954
     Buried:  - Bess Cemetery, Dunbar, Kanawha Co, WV



5 F Inez Irene Dunlap

       Born: 1 Jun 1902 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 24 Jul 1987 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes, Kanawha Co, WV
     Spouse: Arnold O. Martin (      -      )
       Marr: 8 Apr 1922




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 4 children, of whom 4 are still alive.
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(Unknown) Malcolm & Mary Jeanetta Bess




Husband (Unknown) Malcolm

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: After 1922




Wife Mary Jeanetta Bess

       Born: 1908 - West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Benjamin Franklin Bess (1875-1956)
     Mother: Laura Belle Garnett (1885-1943)




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Ralph Chatfield Preston & Mary Margretta Bess




Husband Ralph Chatfield Preston

       Born: 22 Apr 1904 - Kentucky
       Died: 15 Jun 1957 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
    Married: 1 Jun 1926 - Kanawha County, West Virginia




Wife Mary Margretta Bess

       Born: 8 Jan 1904 - Fayette County, West Virginia
       Died: 7 Nov 1969 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: Edward Columbus Bess (1867-1945)
     Mother: Callie Massey (1873-1941)




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James Able Crowder & Matilda Jane Bess




Husband James Able Crowder

       Born: Abt 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Henry Crowder (Abt 1844-      )
     Mother: Mary Belcher (Abt 1834-Bef 1873)


    Married: Abt 1893 - Alleghany County, Virginia

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co. WV Malden Dist. #1, Pg26




Wife Matilda Jane Bess

       Born: Abt 1873 - Alleghany County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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James R. Deskins & Maude B. Bess




Husband James R. Deskins

       Born: 1891 - Logan County, West Virginia
       Died: 8 Jan 1943
     Buried: 
    Married: 27 Mar 1920 - Logan County, West Virginia




Wife Maude B. Bess

       Born: 7 Jan 1894 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: Nov 1968
     Buried: 


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




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John C. Craig & Mildred Louise Bess




Husband John C. Craig

       Born: 2 Oct 1908
       Died: 27 Apr 1993 - Montgomery County, Virginia
     Buried:  - Montgomery Memorial Park, London, WV
    Married: 




Wife Mildred Louise Bess

       Born: 20 Aug 1921
       Died: 1 Mar 1997 - Fayette County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Montgomery Memorial Park, London, WV


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




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Conselway Erwin & Minnie D. Bess




Husband Conselway Erwin

       Born: 22 Jun 1869 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 22 Dec 1887 - Putnam County, West Virginia




Wife Minnie D. Bess

       Born: 15 Mar 1872 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 25 Feb 1958 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: John Addison Bess (1837-      )
     Mother: Delilah Hicks (1845-1930)



Other Spouse: Samuel T. Canterbury (1869-1950) - After 1925

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


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Samuel T. Canterbury & Minnie D. Bess




Husband Samuel T. Canterbury

       Born: 24 Sep 1869 - Lincoln County, West Virginia
       Died: 11 Jan 1950 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
    Married: After 1925




Wife Minnie D. Bess

       Born: 15 Mar 1872 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 25 Feb 1958 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: John Addison Bess (1837-      )
     Mother: Delilah Hicks (1845-1930)



Other Spouse: Conselway Erwin (1869-      ) - 22 Dec 1887 - Putnam County, West Virginia

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


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Henry Brown & Murriel Hattie Bess




Husband Henry Brown

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 23 Dec 1907 - Jefferson County, Ohio




Wife Murriel Hattie Bess

       Born: 31 Aug 1891 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 13 Nov 1915 - Jefferson County, Ohio
     Buried:  - Jefferson County, Ohio


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




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