The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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John Lewis Meadows & Cynthia E. Brightwell




Husband John Lewis Meadows

       Born: Abt 1861 - Mercer County, Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 17 Feb 1890 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2




Wife Cynthia E. Brightwell

       Born: Abt 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Pleasant Brightwell (Abt 1845-      )
     Mother: Elizabeth Thomas (1841-Bef 1888)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg22


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Henry Clay Coffman & Elizabeth Frances Brightwell




Husband Henry Clay Coffman

       Born: Abt 1834 - Kanawha County, Virginia 88
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Jacob Coffman (Abt 1790-      )
     Mother: Ruth Phoebe (Unknown) Coffman (Abt 1805-      )


    Married: 29 Sep 1859 - Kanawha County, Virginia 88

Other Spouse: Eliza Ann McFarland (1835-1859) - 12 Mar 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia 88

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #906

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #265

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg22




Wife Elizabeth Frances Brightwell

       Born: 1837 - Prince Edward County, Virginia 88
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Enoch Brightwell (1813-      )
     Mother: Mary Alan Baldwin (Abt 1817-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Greenbrier Co, VA #1179-1179

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #906

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #265

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg22



Children
1 M John Robert Enoch Coffman

       Born: 1860 - Kanawha County, Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Belle Vadaria Taylor (Abt 1864-      )
       Marr: 25 Jan 1883 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 
     Spouse: Mattie E. Kessel (Abt 1865-      )
       Marr: 14 Apr 1895 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 M Joseph Henry Coffman

       Born: 1862 - Kanawha County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Julia Ann Haynes (Abt 1872-      )  1291 
       Marr: 5 Nov 1888 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



3 M James Pleasant Coffman

       Born: Dec 1865 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Cynthia Jane Tate (1861-      )
       Marr: 10 Feb 1887 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



4 F Mary Elizabeth Coffman

       Born: 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Joseph Allen Haynes (1867-      )
       Marr: 10 Jun 1889 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 
     Spouse: Edwin Sampson Honaker (Abt 1869-      )  761 
       Marr: 20 Jul 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



5 M Paris Franklin Coffman

       Born: Oct 1869 - Kanawha  County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Rachel Edens (      -      )  460 
     Spouse: Ida Mae Tate (1869-1918)
       Marr: 26 May 1892 - Kanawha  County, West Virginia  2 



6 M Charles J. Coffman

       Born: May 1871 - Kanawha  County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mahala J. Haynes (1872-      )
       Marr: 1 Mar 1891 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



7 M Ira Hurtle Coffman

       Born: 1872 - Kanawha  County, West Virginia 1291
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Effie A. Ranson (Abt 1876-      )
       Marr: 10 Nov 1892 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



8 F Phoebe Catherine Coffman

       Born: 1875 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 460
       Died: 1875 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 



9 M George Washington Coffman

       Born: Jan 1880 - Kanawha  County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Henry C. Brightwell & Elizabeth Pollard




Husband Henry C. Brightwell 672

       Born: 
       Died: 1888 672
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Elizabeth Pollard 672

       Born: Bef 1850 672
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Carrie B. Brightwell 672

       Born: Bef 1877 41
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: J. W. Hopkins (      -      )  672 



2 F Maude Brightwell 672

       Born: Bef 1878 41
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Robert Lee Quarles (      -      )  672 



3 M Edward Walker Brightwell 672

       Born: Dec 1879 - Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M Henry Platt Brightwell 672

       Born: Aug 1881 - Prince Edward County, Virginia 1,672
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Frances Russell White (      -      )
       Marr: 3 Dec 1903 - Morgantown, Monogalia County, West Virginia  117 




General Notes for Child Henry Platt Brightwell

A major subject of the Laidley Book, pg. 423-424.
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Henry Franklin Brightwell & Melissa Jane Robinson




Husband Henry Franklin Brightwell

       Born: Abt 1847 - Greenbrier County, Virginia 88
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Enoch Brightwell (1813-      )
     Mother: Mary Alan Baldwin (Abt 1817-      )


    Married: 23 Apr 1868 - Kanawha County, Virginia 88

Other Spouse: Martha Jane Thaxton (1844-      ) - 20 Mar 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 18

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Greenbrier Co, VA #1179-1179

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #906

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg21




Wife Melissa Jane Robinson

       Born: Abt 1846 - Kanawha County, Virginia 50
       Died: Bef 1872 44
     Buried: 


     Father: Pleasant William Robinson (Abt 1808-Bef 1860) 1292
     Mother: Mary W. Cavender (Abt 1804-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1133-1145

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #536

Census, 1880 - Deceased



Children
1 F Rosena Brightwell

       Born: Abt 1869 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 149
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Henry Franklin Brightwell & Martha Jane Thaxton




Husband Henry Franklin Brightwell

       Born: Abt 1847 - Greenbrier County, Virginia 88
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Enoch Brightwell (1813-      )
     Mother: Mary Alan Baldwin (Abt 1817-      )


    Married: 20 Mar 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 18

Other Spouse: Melissa Jane Robinson (Abt 1846-Bef 1872) - 23 Apr 1868 - Kanawha County, Virginia 88

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Greenbrier Co, VA #1179-1179

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #906

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg21




Wife Martha Jane Thaxton

       Born: 29 Jun 1844 - Gallia County, Ohio 1293
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Sheppard Thaxton (1798-1855)
     Mother: Martha McCormick (Bef 1820-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg21



Children
1 M Theodore Brightwell

       Born: Abt 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Minnesota Brightwell

       Born: Abt 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Enoch B. Brightwell

       Born: Abt 1878 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Mary A. Brightwell

       Born: Feb 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Henry Platt Brightwell & Frances Russell White




Husband Henry Platt Brightwell 672

       Born: Aug 1881 - Prince Edward County, Virginia 1,672
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Henry C. Brightwell (      -1888) 672
     Mother: Elizabeth Pollard (Bef 1850-      ) 672


    Married: 3 Dec 1903 - Morgantown, Monogalia County, West Virginia 117

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1900 - Clerk

Occupation, 1911 - Sec. To Gov. Of WV

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Chas. Dist. (Ed-47) #318-338: 338 Kanawha St. Charleston, WV




Wife Frances Russell White

       Born:  - Morgantown, Monogalia County, West Virginia 117
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Frances Pollard Brightwell

       Born: 29 Dec 1905 117
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Elizabeth Morehead Brightwell

       Born: 28 Jan 1907 117
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Husband's General Notes

A major subject of the Laidley Book, pg. 423-424.
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John Reuben Brightwell & Margaret C. Humphrey




Husband John Reuben Brightwell

       Born: Abt 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Pleasant Brightwell (Abt 1845-      )
     Mother: Elizabeth Thomas (1841-Bef 1888)


    Married: 15 Mar 1889 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg22

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #61; Fam. #357-357




Wife Margaret C. Humphrey

       Born: Mar 1865 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #61; Fam. #357-357



Children
1 F Pearl Jane Brightwell

       Born: Apr 1888 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M James W. Brightwell

       Born: Mar 1891 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Parthena Brightwell

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




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Samuel Thaxton & Lucy Brightwell




Husband Samuel Thaxton

       Born: 1789 - Prince Edward County, Virginia 869
       Died: 1828
     Buried: 


     Father: David Franklin Thaxton Sr. (1756-1815)
     Mother: Sarah Shepherd (      -Abt 1828)


    Married: 26 Jan 1811 - Prince Edward County, Virginia 39

Other Spouse: Elizabeth Shackleton (      -      ) 869 - 23 Dec 1822 - Prince Edward County, Virginia 39




Wife Lucy Brightwell 869

       Born: Bef 1795 41
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Reynold Brightwell (Bef 1775-      )
     Mother: 





Children
1 M James Joseph Thaxton

       Born: Abt 1822 - Prince Edward County, Virginia 88
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Roseanna Berry (Abt 1827-      )
       Marr: 1 Sep 1855 - Kanawha County, Virginia  134 




General Notes for Child James Joseph Thaxton

James Thaxton came to Kanawha County in 1850 with Richard Guill. Together they joined the J.J. Thaxton & Company at the month of Elk River. It was a lumber and dock business. The History of Charelston and Kannawha County Book on page 536 details this account.

Per the marriage record for Joseph and Roseanna, he was a widower.
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Madison L. Thaxton & Martha Jane Brightwell




Husband Madison L. Thaxton

       Born: Abt 1843 - Prince Edward County, Virginia 88
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: David C. Thaxton (Bef 1823-      )
     Mother: Catherine (Unknown) Thaxton (Bef 1825-      )


    Married: 16 Jan 1868 - Kanawha County, Virginia 88

Other Spouse: Luvina Supple (Abt 1867-      ) - 31 Jul 1887 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 18




Wife Martha Jane Brightwell

       Born: Abt 1843 - Appomattox County, Virginia 88
       Died: Bef 1887 44
     Buried: 


     Father: Enoch Brightwell (1813-      )
     Mother: Mary Alan Baldwin (Abt 1817-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Greenbrier Co, VA #1179-1179

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #906



Children
1 F Amamda J. Thaxton

       Born: Abt 1872 19
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Casabianca Thaxton

       Born: Abt 1876 19
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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James L. Jones & Mary A. Brightwell




Husband James L. Jones

       Born: Abt 1848 - Virginia 149
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 12 Jan 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 88

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Charleston District #3, Pg12




Wife Mary A. Brightwell

       Born: Abt 1852 - Virginia 116
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #906

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #255

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Charleston District #3, Pg12



Children
1 F Lena P. Jones

       Born: Abt 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 149
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Harry M. Jones

       Born: Abt 1878 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 149
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Wilford Jones

       Born: Jan 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 149
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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