The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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William C. Estill & Peggy Christian




Husband William C. Estill

       Born:  - Kanawha County, Virginia
       Died: Bef 1826 190
     Buried: 
    Married: 1807 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Betsey Besley (      -      ) - 11 Jun 1805 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2




Wife Peggy Christian

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Rebecca Estill

       Born: Abt 1808 378
       Died: 27 Feb 1843 - Kanawha County, Virginia 378
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Thomas Fife (Abt 1801-1865)
       Marr: 26 Aug 1827 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



2 M Houston J. Estill

       Born: Abt 1813 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M William M. Estill

       Born: Abt 1814 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 23 Jan 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1729
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Catherine (Unknown) Estill (Abt 1817-      )
       Marr: Not On Cd#229



4 M Davis H. Estill

       Born: 8 May 1816 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1730
       Died: 30 Jun 1887 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1730
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Maria V. (Unknown) Estill (Abt 1820-      )
       Marr: Not On Cd#229




Husband's General Notes

Per annotations to the 1810 Kanawha Co. census, pg.44: he owned 450 acres on Davis Creek. (Book 1, pp.378 & 384.)

1810 Kanawha Co. VA census: 1 male26-45; 1 female 16-26; 2 females 0-10.


General Notes for Child Rebecca Estill

from West Virginia Newspapers Obituaries 1822-1899 Vol.1, pg 71:

The Kanawha Republican
March 4, 1843

Died in this place on the 27th ult., in the 34th year of her age, Mrs. Rebecca Fife, wife of Thomas Fife, after a lingering illness. As a wife, a mother, a neighbor and a christian her cource was exemplary. Last summer it was ascertained that she was laboring under a cancerous affliction, and she visited Cincinnati to obtain the advice of physicians there. For almost ten years she had been a member of the church of Christ.


General Notes for Child Houston J. Estill

from West Virginia Newspapers Obituaries 1822-1899 Vol. 1, pg43:

The Charleston Daily Gazette
June 6, 1897

in an article listing Confererate soldiers buried in Spring Hill Cemetery includes the name of Maj. Houston J. Estill.


General Notes for Child William M. Estill

1840 Kanawha Co. census: 1 male 20-30; 1 female 30-40; 1 male 0-5; 1 female 5-10; and 1 female 10-15.

From West Virginia Newspapers Obituaries 1822-1899 Vol. 1:

The West Virginia Journal
Wednesday, January 26, 1870

DEATH OF AN OLD CITIZEN
Mr. William Estell died on Sunday last after an illness of near 12 months confinement to his bed. His funeral was preached by Rev. J. C. Barr, at the Presbyterian Church, and his remains were interred according to the rites of thr I.O.O.F., of which order the deceased was a member.


General Notes for Child Davis H. Estill

From West Virginia Newspapers Obituaries 1822-1899 Vol. 1:

The Kanawha Gazette
Wednesday, July 6, 1887

DAVIS H. ESTILL
On Saturday July 2, 1887, all that was mortal of one of our most venerable and respected citizen, Davis H. Estill, Esq., was laid to rest in Spring Hill Cemetery. He departed this life on Thursday evening at 9:20 o'clock, after a long and painful illnes superinduced by a stroke of paralsis received on the 12th day of May 1886.
His funeral took place from St. John's Church, of which he had been a member for over 50 years; during 40 years of which time he was a useful and influential member of the Vestry, ...... (Several more paragraphs about Lodge Membership, etc.)
He was born in Kanawha county on the 8th day of May, 1816, and therewas, at the time of his death, just 71 years of age.
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John Estill & Rebecca Christian




Husband John Estill

       Born: Bef 1750 41
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Rebecca Christian

       Born: Bef 1755 41
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Priscilla Gold

       Born: Abt 1773 - Virginia 50
       Died: Abt 1855 - Jackson County, Virginia 406
     Buried: 
     Status: Father:Adopted, Mother:Adopted
     Spouse: Thomas W. Ray (Abt 1770-Abt 1845)
       Marr: 13 Nov 1793 - Fincastle County, Virginia  50 




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Warren T. Christian & Serepta Jane Clark




Husband Warren T. Christian

       Born: Abt 1851 - Boone County, Virginia 32
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Jacob Christian (Abt 1814-Bef 1880)
     Mother: Amanda (Unknown) Christian (Abt 1827-      )


    Married: 8 Jun 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1880 - Farmer

Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #655

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Jeff. Dist. Pg45




Wife Serepta Jane Clark

       Born: Abt 1858 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Clark (Abt 1838-      )
     Mother: Nancy Pauley (Abt 1838-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #169

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Wash. Dist. #154-154

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Jeff. Dist. Pg45


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Michael Christopher & Elizabeth (Unknown) Christopher




Husband Michael Christopher

       Born: Aug 1826 - Ireland 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: Abt 1850 - Not On Cd #229 1

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

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #738

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #159-159

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg26

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-59) #210-211

Immigration 1, 1847 - To USA




Wife Elizabeth (Unknown) Christopher

       Born: Mar 1833 - (West) Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #738

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #159-159

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg26

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-59) #210-211



Children
1 F Margaret Christopher

       Born: Sep 1854 - (Now) West Virginia 1
       Died: After 1920 298
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John Moss (1853-Bef 1920)
       Marr: 12 Oct 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 M John Christopher

       Born: Abt 1858 - Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Tressa M. Monk (Abt 1867-      )
       Marr: 24 Apr 1884 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



3 F Mary Christopher

       Born: Abt 1859 - Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Bridget Christopher

       Born: Mar 1862 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Greenberry Berry (1858-      )
       Marr: Abt 1881 - Not On Cd #241  1 



5 M Thomas Christopher

       Born: Nov 1863 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sevenia E. Dawson (1867-1951)
       Marr: 11 Sep 1884 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 



6 F Sarah Christopher

       Born: 6 Dec 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: 9 Dec 1946 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Schowen Cemetery, Bancroft, Putnam Co, WV
     Spouse: Marcus Lafayette Shaffer (1863-1915)
       Marr: 29 Mar 1887 - Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio



7 F Julia Christopher

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




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 9 children, of whom 6 were still alive.


General Notes for Child Margaret Christopher

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 11 children, of whom 7 were still alive.


General Notes for Child Bridget Christopher

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 11 children, of whom 10 were still alive.
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William Peyton Moss & Eva A. Christopher




Husband William Peyton Moss

       Born: Jul 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Henry Davidson Moss (1845-      )
     Mother: Sabina Facemyer (1851-      )


    Married: Abt 1905 60

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

Occupation, 1910 - Farmer

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg6

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-59) #206-207

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-90) Sissonville #69-69




Wife Eva A. Christopher

       Born: Abt 1890 - (Now) West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-90) Sissonville #69-69



Children
1 M William Moss

       Born: Abt 1908 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Eary Moss

       Born: Abt 1909 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Zelma Moss

       Born: 18 Jul 1924
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Agee Warren Wines (1926-1995)
       Marr: 15 Jun 1943




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John Christopher & Tressa M. Monk




Husband John Christopher

       Born: Abt 1858 - Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Michael Christopher (1826-      )
     Mother: Elizabeth (Unknown) Christopher (1833-      )


    Married: 24 Apr 1884 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #738

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #159-159

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg26

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #151-152




Wife Tressa M. Monk

       Born: Abt 1867 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: James S. Monk (Abt 1842-1890)
     Mother: Catherine Haynes (1844-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. #171-171

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg23 "Pressy"

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #151-152



Children
1 M Romie Christopher

       Born: Mar 1884 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Martha Hughart (1885-1933)
       Marr: 1 Oct 1903  231 



2 F Evaline Christopher

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



3 M Michael Christopher

       Born: Mar 1890 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M John Christopher

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



5 F Lucy Christopher

       Born: Feb 1894 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Jane Christopher

       Born: Dec 1898 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 Kanawha Co. WV census: she had given birth to 9 children, of whom 6 were still alive.
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Henry Clay Painter & Julia Christopher




Husband Henry Clay Painter

       Born: Apr 1875 - Jackson County, West Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: 
     Mother: Mary (Unknown) Painter (1834-      )


    Married: 5 Apr 1892 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-59) #195-196




Wife Julia Christopher

       Born: Feb 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-59) #195-196



Children
1 F Mary Painter

       Born: Sep 1895 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Henry Painter

       Born: Feb 1898 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Wife's General Notes

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 2 children, of whom 2 were still alive.
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John Moss & Margaret Christopher




Husband John Moss

       Born: Mar 1853 - (Now) West Virginia 1
       Died: Bef 1920
     Buried: 


     Father: Henry Moss (1808-      )
     Mother: Nancy Foster (Abt 1824-Bef 1877)


    Married: 12 Oct 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

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

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #206-206

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg26

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-59) #223-224




Wife Margaret Christopher

       Born: Sep 1854 - (Now) West Virginia 1
       Died: After 1920 298
     Buried: 


     Father: Michael Christopher (1826-      )
     Mother: Elizabeth (Unknown) Christopher (1833-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #738

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #159-159

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg26

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-59) #223-224

Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-131) #58



Children
1 F Rosa Belle Moss

       Born: Sep 1875 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Elias M. Burdett (1864-      )
       Marr: 15 Sep 1891 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 M William Patrick Moss

       Born: Sep 1879 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Ida Belle Hughart (1880-      )
       Marr: 16 Mar 1904  1064 



3 M Henry Moss

       Born: Mar 1885 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M Green B. Moss

       Born: Oct 1887 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Liza E. (Unknown) Moss (Abt 1895-      )



5 M Michael Moss 909

       Born: May 1891 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Lougennia Joplin (1892-1961)



6 F Maggie Moss

       Born: Dec 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 M James A. Moss

       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 11 children, of whom 7 were still alive.


General Notes for Child Rosa Belle Moss

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 4 children, of whom 3 were still alive.
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Romie Christopher & Martha Hughart




Husband Romie Christopher

       Born: Mar 1884 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John Christopher (Abt 1858-      )
     Mother: Tressa M. Monk (Abt 1867-      )


    Married: 1 Oct 1903 231

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

Occupation, 1910 - Farmer

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-58) #151-152

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-90) #65-65




Wife Martha Hughart

       Born: Dec 1885 - West Virginia
       Died: 29 Apr 1933 231
     Buried: 


     Father: Wesley J. Hughart (1863-      )
     Mother: Mary Ann Munday (Abt 1860-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-90) #65-65



Children
1 M Delbert Christopher

       Born: Abt 1904 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Ida Christopher

       Born: Abt 1906 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Myrtle Christopher

       Born: Abt 1908 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Marcus Lafayette Shaffer & Sarah Christopher




Husband Marcus Lafayette Shaffer

       Born: 11 Sep 1863 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: 3 Mar 1915 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Schowen Cemetery, Bancroft, Putnam Co, WV


     Father: Lafayette Shaver (1836-1914)
     Mother: Eliza Virginia Martin (1837-1883)


    Married: 29 Mar 1887 - Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co. WV Poca District Pg7 "Markus D."

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co. WV Poca District #204-204




Wife Sarah Christopher

       Born: 6 Dec 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: 9 Dec 1946 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Schowen Cemetery, Bancroft, Putnam Co, WV


     Father: Michael Christopher (1826-      )
     Mother: Elizabeth (Unknown) Christopher (1833-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District Pg26

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #159-159



Children
1 M Lawrence Vintin Shaffer

       Born: 1 Jan 1888 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 29 Oct 1918 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Schowen Cemetery, Bancroft, Putnam Co, WV
     Spouse: Virgie Mae Trader (1893-1953)



2 M Ernest A. Shaffer

       Born: 7 Sep 1890 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: Oct 1918 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Schowen Cemetery, Bancroft, Putnam Co, WV



3 M Charles Patrick Shaffer

       Born: 1 Dec 1892 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 24 Jul 1932 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Schowen Cemetery, Bancroft, Putnam Co, WV
     Spouse: Ruby C. (Unknown) Shaffer (1899-1979)



4 F Elizabeth Lynn Shaffer

       Born: 30 Apr 1894 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 27 Oct 1918 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried: 



5 M William B. Shaffer

       Born: 8 Apr 1896 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 3 Jun 1948 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Schowen Cemetery, Bancroft, Putnam Co, WV



6 M Dayton Shaffer

       Born: 28 Aug 1898 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 6 Mar 1934 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Schowen Cemetery, Bancroft, Putnam Co, WV



7 F Biddie Shaffer

       Born: 13 Oct 1900 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 24 Jan 1965 - Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Schowen Cemetery, Bancroft, Putnam Co, WV
     Spouse: (Unknown) Shamblin? (      -      )  1731 



8 M Marcus Lafayette Shaffer

       Born: 18 Jan 1903 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: May 1969 - Nitro, Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Haven Of Rest, Red House, Putnam Co, WV



9 M Jesse S. Shaffer

       Born: 7 Oct 1906 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died:  - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Schowen Cemetery, Bancroft, Putnam Co, WV



10 F Mary Margaret Shaffer

       Born: 20 Jun 1908 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 23 Apr 1973 - Nitro, Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Haven Of Rest, Red House, Putnam Co, WV




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