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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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James R. Meddings & Louisa J. Bowyer




Husband James R. Meddings

       Born: Abt 1857 - Putnam County, Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: George T. Meddings (1808-1891)
     Mother: Mary Catherine Lunsford (1816-1897)


    Married: 8 Oct 1879 - Putnam County, West Virginia 82

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

Occupation, 1880 - Farmer

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. #237-235

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. Pg6




Wife Louisa J. Bowyer

       Born: Abt 1857 - Meigs County, Ohio 82
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John L. Bowyer (Abt 1837-      )
     Mother: Mary Jane Tucker (Abt 1829-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. #104-102 "Louisa J. Arthur"

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. Pg6



Children
1 M Alonzo A. Meddings

       Born: Apr 1880 - Putnam County, West Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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M. J. (Unknown) Bowyer




Husband

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife M. J. (Unknown) Bowyer

       Born: Abt 1843 - (Now) West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Chas. Dist. #1, Pg23



Children
1 M John R. Bowyer

       Born: Abt 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Lillie A. Harrison (Abt 1868-      )
       Marr: 17 May 1894 - Elk City, Kanawha County, West Virginia



2 F H. J. Bowyer

       Born: Abt 1870 - West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M J. A. Bowyer

       Born: Abt 1872 - West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M B. D. Bowyer

       Born: Abt 1876 - West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F S. B. Bowyer

       Born: Nov 1879 - West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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John C. Miller & Maria Bowyer




Husband John C. Miller

       Born: Abt 1832 - Mason County, Virginia 82
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Charles C. Miller (Abt 1811-      )
     Mother: Elenora G. Cornwell (Abt 1815-      )


    Married: 13 Nov 1855 - Putnam County, Virginia 82

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

Occupation, 1880 - Engineer

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

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. Pg46




Wife Maria Bowyer

       Born: Abt 1835 - Kanawha County, Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John Bowyer (1794-1878)
     Mother: Permelia (Unknown) Crawford (1806-1857) 1236



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #539-556

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. Pg46



Children
1 F Amanda V. Miller

       Born: Abt 1859 - (Now) West Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Georgia A. Miller

       Born: Abt 1861 - Putnam County, Virginia 82
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Benjamin A. Brown (Abt 1857-      )
       Marr: 7 Dec 1881 - Putnam County, West Virginia  82 



3 F Demie W. Miller

       Born: Abt 1865 - West Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Kate W. Miller

       Born: Abt 1867 - West Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Carrie C. Miller

       Born: Abt 1869 - West Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 M Harry N. Miller

       Born: Abt 1872 - West Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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John H. Sigmon & Martha A. Bowyer




Husband John H. Sigmon

       Born: Abt 1869 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Shields Sigmon (Abt 1844-After 1920)
     Mother: Elizabeth J. Reese (Abt 1844-Bef 1892)


    Married: 27 Jun 1889 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1900 - Farm Labor

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg31

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #165-166




Wife Martha A. Bowyer

       Born: Jan 1875 - Putnam County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Andrew Bowyer (1846-      )
     Mother: 



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #165-166



Children
1 M John L. Sigmon

       Born: Dec 1892 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Herbert Sigmon

       Born: Apr 1896 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Wife's General Notes

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 3 children, of whom 1(?) was still alive.
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Calvary J. Powers & Martha J. Bowyer




Husband Calvary J. Powers

       Born: Abt 1830 - Kanawha County, Virginia 104
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: James W. Powers (Abt 1794-      ) 104
     Mother: Frances Blankenship (Abt 1804-After 1880) 104


    Married: 5 Aug 1858 - Putnam County, West Virginia 104

Other Spouse: Emily A. Bidgood (Abt 1846-      ) - 12 Sep 1876 - Mason County, West Virginia 13

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

Occupation, 1870 - Farmer

Occupation, 1880 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #774-805

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. #153-151

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. Pg1




Wife Martha J. Bowyer

       Born: Abt 1842 - Fayette County, Virginia 176
       Died: Bef 1876 44
     Buried: 


     Father: Peter Bowyer (Abt 1807-      )
     Mother: Elizabeth (Unknown) Bowyer (Abt 1813-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Fayette Co, VA #344-344

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. #153-151



Children
1 F Alice T. Powers

       Born: Abt 1860 - Putnam County, Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M James W. Powers

       Born: Abt 1861 - Putnam County, Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Squire J. Powers

       Born: Abt 1862 - Putnam County, Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M John H. Powers

       Born: Abt 1864 - Putnam County, West Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 M Elias Powers

       Born: Abt 1868 - Putnam County, West Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Eliza J. Powers

       Born: Abt 1868 - Putnam County, West Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 M Samuel D. Powers

       Born: Abt 1873 - Kansas 111
       Died: 
     Buried: 



8 M Peter A. Powers

       Born: Abt 1875 - Missouri 111
       Died: 
     Buried: 



9 F Rosa E. Powers

       Born: Abt 1876 - Missouri 111
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Martin Thomas Bowyer & Mary Eliza Harmon




Husband Martin Thomas Bowyer

       Born: Abt 1845 - Fayette County, Virginia 104,176
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Peter Bowyer (Abt 1807-      )
     Mother: Elizabeth (Unknown) Bowyer (Abt 1813-      )


    Married: 2 Apr 1868 - Putnam County, West Virginia 104

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

Census, 1850 - Fayette Co, VA #344-344

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Hutton Dist. #268-252

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. #236-234

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Union Dist. Pg12




Wife Mary Eliza Harmon

       Born: Abt 1850 - Putnam County, Virginia 104
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Strother W. Harmon (Abt 1812-1895)
     Mother: Susannah Miller (Abt 1813-Bef 1880)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Hutton Dist. #268-252

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Scott Dist. #236-234

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Union Dist. Pg12



Children
1 M Charles T. W. Bowyer

       Born: Abt 1870 - Putnam County, West Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Lulu S. A. Bowyer

       Born: Abt 1873 - Putnam County, West Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Ora O. Bowyer

       Born: Abt 1874 - Putnam County, West Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Emma C. Bowyer

       Born: Abt 1877 - Putnam County, West Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Matthew McCown & Mary Bowyer




Husband Matthew McCown 105

       Born: 1782 379
       Died: Abt 1821 - Kanawha County, Virginia 190,379
     Buried: 


     Father: Malcolm McCown (Bef 1760-Bef 1813)
     Mother: Eleanor Moss (Bef 1765-      ) 190


    Married: 22 Mar 1803 - Monroe County, Virginia 39,379

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1810 - Kanawha Co, VA #13-30




Wife Mary Bowyer

       Born: Bef 1790 368
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1830 - Kanawha Co, VA #202-10

Census, 1810 - With Husband

Census, 1820 - With Husband



Children
1 F Harriet McCown

       Born: Mar 1807 - Kanawha County, Virginia 379
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Ebenezer\Abraham Dixon (1794-1884)  379 
       Marr: 9 Aug 1823 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



2 F Eliza McCown

       Born: Jun 1810 - Kanawha County, Virginia 379
       Died: 24 Dec 1888 - Columbia County, Washington 379
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Henry Spencer (Abt 1802-Bef 1865)
       Marr: 1 Oct 1829 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



3 F Henrietta McCown

       Born: Jan 1814 - Kanawha County, Virginia 379
       Died: Feb 1879 - Johnson County, Missouri 379
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Garland Anderson Burgess (1807-1861)
       Marr: 30 Aug 1831 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



4 M James McCown

       Born: Abt 1815 - Kanawha County, Virginia 379
       Died: Jul 1867 - Johnson County, Missouri
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Caroline Frances Burgess (1820-1915)
       Marr: Aug 1836 - Lawrence County, Ohio  379 



5 F Mary Ann McCown

       Born: Abt 1820 - Kanawha County, Virginia 379
       Died: 1891 - Buffalo, Putnam County, West Virginia 379
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Jesse Timms (Abt 1810-Bef 1868)
       Marr: 21 Aug 1838 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



6 F Daughter McCown

       Born: Bef 1820 - Kanawha County, Virginia 379
       Died: Bef 1830 - Kanawha County, Virginia 379
     Buried: 




Husband's General Notes

Along with his father, he purchased 240 Acres on the north side of Teays Valley (now Putnam Co. WV) in 1806.

1810 Kanawha Co. Census: 1 male 26-45; 1 female 16-26; 1 male 16-26; 1 male 0-10; and 2 females 0-10.

1820 Kanawha Co. Census: 1 male 26-45; 1 female 26-45; 1 male 10-16; 2 females 10-16; 3 females 0-10; & 1 male 0-10.

Kanawha Co. Will Book,: Estate appraised in 1821.


Wife's General Notes

1830 Kanawha Co. census: 1 female 40-50; 2 males 20-30; 1 female 15-20; 1 male 5-10; and 1 female 5-10.
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Napolian B. Bowyer & Hannah B. Roberts




Husband Napolian B. Bowyer

       Born: Abt 1832 - Kanawha County, Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John Bowyer (1794-1878)
     Mother: Permelia (Unknown) Crawford (1806-1857) 1236


    Married: 16 Aug 1853 - Putnam County, Virginia 104

Other Spouse: Victoria E. Handley (1838-      ) - 23 Feb 1868 - Putnam County, West Virginia 104

Other Spouse: Victoria E. Bowyer (Abt 1840-      ) - 28 Feb 1877 - Putnam County, West Virginia 104

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1850 - None

Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #539-556




Wife Hannah B. Roberts

       Born: Abt 1835 - Virginia 115
       Died: Bef 1877 44
     Buried: 


     Father: Henry Roberts (Abt 1780-      )
     Mother: 



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #384-396


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Napolian B. Bowyer & Victoria E. Handley




Husband Napolian B. Bowyer

       Born: Abt 1832 - Kanawha County, Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John Bowyer (1794-1878)
     Mother: Permelia (Unknown) Crawford (1806-1857) 1236


    Married: 23 Feb 1868 - Putnam County, West Virginia 104

Other Spouse: Hannah B. Roberts (Abt 1835-Bef 1877) - 16 Aug 1853 - Putnam County, Virginia 104

Other Spouse: Victoria E. Bowyer (Abt 1840-      ) - 28 Feb 1877 - Putnam County, West Virginia 104

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1850 - None

Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #539-556




Wife Victoria E. Handley

       Born: 29 Oct 1838 - Kanawha  County, Virginia 188
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Alexander W. Handley (1803-1883)
     Mother: Eliza S. Griffin (1810-1905)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #515-532

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Grant Dist. #2-2



Children
1 F Callie Bowyer

       Born: Abt Sep 1869 - Putnam County, West Virginia 109
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Napolian B. Bowyer & Victoria E. Bowyer




Husband Napolian B. Bowyer

       Born: Abt 1832 - Kanawha County, Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John Bowyer (1794-1878)
     Mother: Permelia (Unknown) Crawford (1806-1857) 1236


    Married: 28 Feb 1877 - Putnam County, West Virginia 104

Other Spouse: Hannah B. Roberts (Abt 1835-Bef 1877) - 16 Aug 1853 - Putnam County, Virginia 104

Other Spouse: Victoria E. Handley (1838-      ) - 23 Feb 1868 - Putnam County, West Virginia 104

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1850 - None

Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #539-556




Wife Victoria E. Bowyer

       Born: Abt 1840 104
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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