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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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John Benjamin Harless & Easter A. Asbury




Husband John Benjamin Harless 154

       Born: 26 Apr 1862 - Boone County, Virginia 154
       Died: 28 Apr 1956 - Boone County, West Virginia 154
     Buried: 


     Father: John D. Harless (1832-1863)
     Mother: Sarah Ann Smith (1837-1907) 32


    Married: 8 Nov 1883 - Boone County, West Virginia 13

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Peytona Dist. #117

Census, 1880 - Boone Co, WV Peytona Dist. Pg25




Wife Easter A. Asbury 154

       Born: 24 Apr 1866 - Boone County, West Virginia 154
       Died: 29 Nov 1954 - Boone County, West Virginia 154
     Buried: 


     Father: Joel Asbury (1829-Between 1900)
     Mother: Elizabeth Snodgrass (1830-Between 1900)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Peytona Dist. #87

Census, 1880 - Boone Co, WV Peytona Dist. Pg7



Children
1 F Rhoda Agnes Harless

       Born: 5 May 1894 - Boone County, West Virginia 154
       Died: 20 May 1973 - New Castle County, Deleware 154
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John Franklin Clendenen (1881-1952)
       Marr: 2 Jul 1917 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  154 




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Elisha David Asbury & Goldie Alma Harris




Husband Elisha David Asbury

       Born: 15 Feb 1899 - Probably Putnam County, West Virginia 319
       Died: 11 Dec 1985 319
     Buried: 


     Father: James Albert Asbury (1848-1941)
     Mother: Elizabeth Sarah Melton (1857-1941)


    Married: 1919 319




Wife Goldie Alma Harris

       Born: 3 Jan 1901 319
       Died: 4 Jun 1974 319
     Buried: 


     Father: Robert Gideon Harris (1855-1936)
     Mother: Margaret E. Wallace (1877-1946)





Children
1 F Avalee Mildred Asbury

       Born: 4 Apr 1920 319
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Glendon Samuel Landers (      -      )
       Marr: 16 Dec 1939  319 



2 M Ralph L. Asbury

       Born: 22 Aug 1924 319
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Evelyn I. Hood (      -      )
       Marr: 4 Mar 1944  319 



3 M Delbert Arnold Asbury

       Born: 12 Sep 1926 319
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Genevieve Glenna Thomas (      -      )
       Marr: 24 Feb 1947  319 



4 F Wilma M. Asbury

       Born: 21 Jun 1928 319
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: David A. King (      -      )
       Marr: 17 Apr 1948  319 



5 M Wilbur Ray Asbury

       Born: 21 Jun 1928 319
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Gloria Lee Boyd (      -      )
       Marr: 14 Jun 1952  319 




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Peter Pettry & Eliza Asbury




Husband Peter Pettry

       Born: Abt 1831 - Mercer County, Virginia 32
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Martin Pettry (Abt 1811-      ) 32
     Mother: Sarah Day (Abt 1815-      ) 32


    Married:  - Try Boone County, Virginia

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

Occupation, 1880 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Raleigh Co, VA #245-245

Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #527

Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Sherman Dist. #11

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Cab. Ck. Dist. Pg34




Wife Eliza Asbury

       Born: Abt 1837 - Kanawha County, Virginia 124
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Asbury (1798-1895)
     Mother: Naomi Simmons (1799-Bef 1860) 36



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Boone Co, VA #134-134

Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #527

Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Sherman Dist. #11

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Cab. Ck. Dist. Pg34



Children
1 F Elizabeth Pettry

       Born: Abt 1855 - Boone County, Virginia 32
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Sarah Jane Pettry

       Born: Abt 1856 - Boone County, Virginia 32
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M William H. Pettry

       Born: Abt 1859 - Boone County, Virginia 32
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Martha Jane Pettry

       Born: Abt 1861 - Boone County, Virginia 10
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 M James Pettry

       Born: Abt 1865 - Boone County, West Virginia 10
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Clementine Pettry

       Born: Abt 1869 - Boone County, West Virginia 10
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 M Leftridge Pettry

       Born: Abt 1871 - Boone County, West Virginia? 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 



8 F Mary C. Pettry

       Born: Abt 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Thomas Eskins (Abt 1874-      )
       Marr: 4 Feb 1893 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



9 F Artemesia Pettry

       Born: Abt 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 



10 F Eliza A. Pettry

       Born: Abt 1879 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Mason C. Guthrie & Eliza C. Asbury




Husband Mason C. Guthrie

       Born: Dec 1837 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 10 Jun 1913 530
     Buried: 


     Father: Henson Guthrie (Abt 1801-1873)
     Mother: Elizabeth Cavender (Abt 1800-Bef 1870)


    Married: 21 Oct 1863 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 18

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #903-907

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #923

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #337

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg34

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #61; Fam. #116-116




Wife Eliza C. Asbury

       Born: Nov 1843 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Henry Asbury (Abt 1814-After 1865)
     Mother: Lucinda Jane Caruthers (Abt 1818-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1126-1136

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #433

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #337

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg34

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist.; Enum. Dist. #61; Fam. #116-116



Children
1 F Frances Elizabeth Guthrie

       Born: 4 Mar 1865 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 531
       Died: 1 Dec 1897 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 531
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Andrew Wellington Cavender (1863-1917)  531 
       Marr: 28 Apr 1887 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 M William H. Guthrie

       Born: Abt 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 532
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Joseph Henry Guthrie

       Born: Abt 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: Bef 1898 1
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Leah Tabitha Casdorph (1867-1934)
       Marr: 10 Nov 1892 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



4 M James I. Guthrie

       Born: Apr 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Aletha A. Guthrie

       Born: Oct 1873 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 M Mason C. Guthrie

       Born: Jul 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 M Silas E. Guthrie

       Born: Abt Apr 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 209
       Died: 
     Buried: 



8 M Greenbury Guthrie

       Born: Jan 1886 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Husband's General Notes

Kanawha Co. Marriage Record states that he was a widower at the time of this marriage. No other marriage found.
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James Meadows & Eliza Jane Asbury




Husband James Meadows 10

       Born: Abt 1839 - Kanawha County, Virginia 124
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John Meadows (Abt 1798-1871)
     Mother: Ruth Alford (Abt 1804-After 1880) 36


    Married: 3 Nov 1882 - Boone County, West Virginia 13

Other Spouse: Elizabeth Penelope Smoot (Abt 1844-1872) - 29 Mar 1866 - Boone County, West Virginia 13

Other Spouse: Julia Ann Ferrell (Abt 1854-Bef 1882) 10 - 26 Dec 1872 - Boone County, West Virginia 13

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Boone Co, VA #177-177

Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #599

Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Sherman Dist. #132

Census, 1880 - Boone Co, WV Sherman Dist. Pg17




Wife Eliza Jane Asbury

       Born: Abt Dec 1859 - Boone County, Virginia 36
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Stephen Asbury (Abt 1824-      )
     Mother: Martha Jane McVey (Abt 1834-      ) 10



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #188

Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Crook Dist. #82


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Noah Farley & Elizabeth Asbury




Husband Noah Farley 32

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Elizabeth Asbury 32

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Sarah Farley

       Born: Abt 1842 - Kanawha County, Virginia 36
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: James M. Foster (Abt 1824-      )  32 
       Marr: Not On Cd #241




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George J. Higginbotham & Elizabeth Asbury




Husband George J. Higginbotham 10

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 19 Mar 1873 - Boone County, West Virginia 13




Wife Elizabeth Asbury

       Born: Abt 1852 - Kanawha County, Virginia 36
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Stephen Asbury (Abt 1824-      )
     Mother: Martha Jane McVey (Abt 1834-      ) 10



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #188

Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Crook Dist. #82


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Robert Grooms & Elizabeth Asbury




Husband Robert Grooms

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 8 Oct 1837 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2




Wife Elizabeth Asbury

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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John M. Watkins & Elizabeth Asbury




Husband John M. Watkins

       Born: Abt 1808 - Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 26 Jul 1837 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1850 - Cabinet Maker

Occupation, 1870 - Farmer

Occupation, 1880 - Retired Farmer

Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #333-343

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Hutton Dist. #201-189

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg8




Wife Elizabeth Asbury

       Born: Abt 1817 - Virginia 115
       Died: Bef 1870 - Putnam County, Virginia 533
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #333-343



Children
1 M Henry A. Watkins

       Born: Abt 1839 - Kanawha County, Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sarah A. Reese (Abt 1851-      )
       Marr: 28 Oct 1869 - Putnam County, West Virginia  82 



2 F Eliza Jane Watkins

       Born: Abt 1840 - Kanawha County, Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John H. Null (Abt 1832-      )
       Marr: 6 Sep 1860 - Putnam County, Virginia  104 



3 F Susannah A. Watkins

       Born: Abt 1841 - Kanawha County, Virginia 82
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John Milbee (Abt 1840-      )
       Marr: 7 Feb 1867 - Putnam County, West Virginia  82 



4 F Amanda Watkins

       Born: Abt 1842 - Kanawha County, Virginia 104
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: James A. Whittington (Abt 1832-      )
       Marr: 12 Mar 1857 - Putnam County, Virginia  104 



5 M Isaac W. Watkins

       Born: Abt 1843 - Kanawha County, Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 M Robert W. Watkins

       Born: Abt 1845 - Kanawha County, Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Maria P. McLaughlin (Abt 1849-      )
       Marr: 9 Sep 1869 - Putnam County, West Virginia  82 



7 F Nancy L. Watkins

       Born: Abt 1848 - Kanawha County, Virginia 115
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John Eagle (Abt 1846-      )
       Marr: 28 Nov 1867 - Putnam County, West Virginia  82 



8 F Mary Catherine Watkins

       Born: Nov 1850 - Putnam County, Virginia 127
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William W. Frantz (Abt 1845-Bef 1900)
       Marr: 10 Dec 1868 - Putnam County, West Virginia  82 



9 M Andrew R. Watkins

       Born: Abt 1860 - Putnam County, Virginia 56
       Died: 
     Buried: 



10 M James D. Watkins

       Born: Abt 1863 - Putnam County, Virginia 56
       Died: 
     Buried: 



11 M John Mat. Watkins

       Born: Abt 1854 - Putnam County, Virginia 56
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary A. (Unknown) Watkins (Abt 1858-      )
       Marr: Not On Cd #229




General Notes for Child Mary Catherine Watkins

Per 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 9 children, of whom 9 are still alive.
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Pleasant Basham & Elizabeth Asbury




Husband Pleasant Basham

       Born: Abt 1810 - Monroe County, Virginia 2,124
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Basham (Abt 1763-      ) 2
     Mother: Amy Meador (      -      ) 32


    Married: Bef 1854 - Try Boone County, Virginia 32

Other Spouse: Lucy Ferrell (Abt 1821-Between 1850) 32 - 4 Dec 1846 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Matilda Clay (Abt 1817-      ) 10 - 4 Oct 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Alt. Birth 32, Alt. Birth, Abt 1810 - Franklin County, Virginia

Occupation, 1850 - Farmer

Occupation, 1880 - Farm Laborer

Census, 1850 - Boone Co, VA #156-156

Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #583

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Cab. Ck. Dist. Pg37




Wife Elizabeth Asbury

       Born: Abt 1819 - Bedford County, Virginia 32
       Died: Bef 1866 157
     Buried: 


     Father: William Asbury (1798-1895)
     Mother: Naomi Simmons (1799-Bef 1860) 36



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Boone Co. VA #134-134

Census, 1860 - Boone Co, VA #583



Children
1 M Sylvester Basham

       Born: Abt 1855 - Boone County, Virginia 32
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M William Basham

       Born: Abt 1858 - Boone County, Virginia 32
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Elizabeth Ferrell (Abt 1857-      )  32 
       Marr: 17 Mar 1883 - Boone County, West Virginia  13 




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