Wiley,1 SARRETT, 1812-189?,
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WILEY,1 SARRETT, 1812-189?, of West Virginia
 Third Generation!
Need Photo! of Wiley,1 SARRETT Wiley,1 SARRETT; [SFA©-VA# 5.01.5] [SFA©-FG# 11]
(2nd s/o Willis SARRETT & Mother: Sally SCOTT of Person Co., NC. to Wythe Co., VA.
(GranS/o Jean Esteirno & Dutchess Marie SARRET (a.k.a.) Duke of Mont Sarret, of Southern France <---Not Proven!
b. __ ___ 1811 Wythe Co., VA;
d. after 1880 Census, age 71yrs, in Clay Co., WV.,
Buried Location Unknown (by me) [See: d. Rec.]
At the age of 18yrs he married on 23 Nov. 1829, in Surry Co., NC. [See: m. Rec.]
19 year old Miss Hannan A. COLTRANE;
(d/o M/M COLETRANE Parents)
b. __ Sep 1810, County Unknown (by me) VA;
d. __ afr 1900 Census, age 90yrs in Pleasant Dist., Clay Co., WV.,
Buried Location Unknown (by me) [See: d. Rec.]
 They had at least 6 Children born to this Union, (4 Sons & 2 Dau's) Click on RedBall for More Info. on this Source  [REF:#00.1]
 Son/Dau  Click on Name for More Inf.  b.-d.  Married/Info.  Ch.  F.G.
 5.01.5.1. 1st Son:  John SARRETT,  VA. c1823-1907 a84yrs MN.  m. *1846 Mary Ann PATERSON,   8Ch.  496
 5.01.5.2. 2nd Son:  James SARRETT,  VA. c1823-1860 a30yrs VA.  m. c1854 Mary Unknown,   2Ch.  013
 5.01.5.3. 3rd Son:  Benoni SARRETT,  VA. c1832-19?? a???rs ??.  m. c1866 Nancy Jane Unknown,   7Ch.  015
 5.01.5.4. 1st Dau:  Nancy A. SARRETT,  VA. c1833-19?? a???rs ??.  m. c1848 Franklin M. DORSEY,   6Ch.  599
 5.01.5.5. 4th Son:  William SARRETT,  VA. c1837-19?? a???rs ??.  Not Traced! d. before 1860 Census?    
 5.01.5.6. 2nd Dau:  Adaline E. SARRETT,  VA. c1838-19?? a???rs ??.  Not Traced! d. or m. before 1860 census    
23  Known Grandchildren/1st Cousins! 

   Possible Record Problem!
 Where was Wiley,1 SARRETT, born?
In the first Census, which listed birth State:
1850 Census, listed age 39yrs born 1811, VA.
1860 Census, listed age 49yrs born 1811, VA.
1870 Census, listed age 59yrs born 1811, VA.
1880 Census, listed age 71yrs born 1809, VA. & Parents born in West Virginia?????
1900 Census, he is not found! reason concur he died before this Census!..prs

 Chronological Order of Events
 Wiley SARRETT
 Type  Date  Age  Remarks  (Click on Date for more Info.)  Liv'g in Co.
 Born  1812       Grayson Co., VA
 Census  1820    8yrs  Living with Parents & 4 Siblings in  Evensham Twp.  Wythe Co., VA
 Married  1829   18yrs  license issued with Bride Miss Hannah A. COLETRAIN, age 19yrs  Surry Co., NC
 Census  1830   18yrs  with Wife Hannah A. & 2 Children,  Grayson Co., VA
 Moved  1840   28yrs  with Wife Hannah A. & all 6 Children,  Kanawha Co., VA(WV)
 Moved  1850   38yrs  on Aug 24th, with Wife Hannah A. & 4 Children,  Northern District #3, "Farmer"  Nicholas Co., VA(WV)
 Moved  1860   48yrs  on Sep 16th, with Wife & 2nd Son Grandchildren  Blue Creek Twp., Farm Labor, $0  Kanawah Co., VA(WV)
 C.War  1861   49yrs  When Civil War broke out, none of Wiley's son fought in Civil War,  Kanawah Co., VA(WV)
 Moved  1870   58yrs  on Aug 01st with Wife only  nr Big Sucamore, Pleasant Twp., Rent, Farmer $0/$160  Clay Co., WV.
 Census  1880   68yrs  on Jun 15th, was "Seperated" from Wife,   liv'g with John PRESON Family "Works on Farm"  Clay Co., WV.
 Census  1880   69yrs  on Jun 10th Wife Hannah A. was living with Grandson Sam DORSEY  Pleasant Twp., listed Married!  Clay Co., WV.
 Death  1880   69yrs   Wiley,1 died sometime after the 1880 & before 1900 Census  Pleasant Twp.  Clay Co., WV.
 Census  1900   89yrs  on Jun 22, Hannah A. was living with Grandson James M. DORSEY  Pleasant Twp., "Widow" 5 Ch. 3Liv  Clay Co., WV.
 Death  1900   90yrs   Hannah A. (Coletrain) died sometime after Jun 22nd 1900 Census  Pleasant Twp.  Clay Co., WV.

Marriage Mr. SERAT and Miss COLETRANE
Mr. Wiley SERAT, a17yrs son of Willis & Sally SARRETT and
Miss Hannah A. COLETRANE, a19yrs Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. COLETRANE,
were married in Surry Co., North Caroline on 23 November 1829.
Bond # 147743, Bondsman: James SPENCER. Click on RedBall for More Info. on this Source  See Surry Co. Marriages

DORSEY Family Cemetery, Lizemore, Clay Co., West Virginia Click on RedBall for More Info. on this Source per [REF:#004]
Wiley SERAT,
age __yrs
1811 - 188?

(Need Headstone Photo)
Hannah A. (COLETRAIN) SERAT,
aged 9?yrs
1810 - 190?
 Possible Record Problem!
Click on RedBall for More Info. on this Source  per CL Dorsey [REF:#004] Writes:
 Grandpa Wiley SARRETT. He died in his 90's with a full set of perfect teeth. He is buried in our Dorsey family graveyard in Lizemore, Clay Co., West Virginia"

If Wiley died in his 90's this would have been after 1902, but he is NOT listed in the 1900 Census?
In [FAGrave.com] they have a "Dorsey Cemetery", Clay Co., WV. (South of Elkhurst, WV. on Beechy Ridge Road) [GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 38.43036, Longitude: -81.14416]
They only list 7 DORSEY interments, none of our DORSEY Family and no SERRATT/SURRATT's Family members
 [Need Cemetery Headstone Photo's...prs]

Laura & Normans' 1980 book - Click on Thumbnail for more Info. on this Source  Wiley SERAT;
 is listed (No Documentation or Source Notes) in Laura & Norman's 1980 Book,
 Page 167,8 Chapter VI., The SARRETT Family
Pg 167, starting with 4th Paragraph

     The 1900 census of Clay County, West Virginia, in Pleasant District lists Hannah A. Suratt as living with her grandson, James M. Dorsy. She was 89 and said she was born in Virginia in September 1810. Clay County was formed in 1858 from Braxton and Nicholas Counties. In the 1850 census, Wiley Serat and his wife, Hannah, were both living in Nicholas County, no children listed. Both said they were 39 and both were born in Virginia.

     Prior to that, Wiley was in the 1830 Grayson County, Virginia census and they then had two little boys under the age of five.

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     Their marriage took place in Surry County, North Carolina, 23 Nov. 1829. Her name was Hannah Coltrane and their bondsman was James Spencer. Perhaps Wiley was one of the John T. Sarrett's brothers because they both moved to West Virginia, quite near each other, and both were married in Surry County, North Carolina. John T. Surratt (spelling on marriage bond) married Nancy Combs on 27 Feb. 1830 and no bondsman was listed. A third marriage in that county performed earlier was that of Joseph M. Surrat and Elizabeth Slater, 27 Aug. 1828 with Hampton Hudson acting as bondsman. Perhaps he was another brother. A later marriage was that of Vinson Surratt to Tempy McMalon on 29 March 1838 with Joseph McMellon being' bonds-man. Vinson, according to the Mullins* story, was supposed to be a son of Thompson Sarrett and brother to William H. Sarrett.

 My Notes:
 John T. SARRETT, is the 2nd Son of Elisha & Jane (Jenkins) SARRETT, Click on RedBall for More Info. on this Source  [See: F.G.#5] he was a "Cousin not a brother"..prs

 Fourth Generation!
Need Photo! of John SERAT/SURRATT 1. John SERAT/SURRATT; [SFA-VA 496] [SFA-VA# 5.01.5.1]
(1st s/o Wiley,1 SERAT/SURRATT & Mother: Hannah A. COLETRANE)
b. __ ___ 1823, Unknown Co., VA. per [REF:#002]
b. 23 Mar 1823, Unknown Co., VA. per [REF:#004]
b. __ ___ 1828, Unknown Co., VA. per [REF:#003]
b. __ ___ 1829, Grayson Co., VA. per [REF:#001]
d. 27 Apr 1907, age 84yrs or 78yrs nr Lake Herron, Jackson Co., MN. [REF:#002.4]
Buried: Next to Wife in Northfield Cemetery, Rice Co., MN.
At a23yrs or 17yrs he married on 25 Mar 1846, DeKalb Co., IL. to per [REF:#002]
Married c1846 in Keokuk, Lee Co., Iowa 52632 [REF:#002]
18 year old Miss Mary Ann PATTERSON;
(d/o George PATTERSON & Mother: Fanny ROBINSON)
b. 92 Jul 1828, Portage, Livingston Co., NY.
d. 01 Jul 1893, a64y nr Northfield, Rice Co., MN.
Buried: in Northfield Cemetery, Rice Co., MN.
They had 8 Children born to this Union:
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 See Biographical Profile: John SERAT/SURRATT,
 Went to Lake Herron, Jackson Co., MN
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 Fourth Generation!
Need Photo! of James SERAT/SURRATT 2.  James SERAT/SURRATT; [SFA-VA 13] [SFA-VA# 5.01.5.2]
(2nd s/o Wiley,1 SERAT/SURRATT & Mother: Hannah A. COLETRANE)
b. c1830 Grayson Co., VA.
d. Unknown, (to me)
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
At age 24yrs he married (bfr 1854) Kanawha Co? VA. to
19 year old Widow Mrs Mary (Unk) MARTIN;
(Widow of Mr. MARTIN)
b. c1835, Kanawha Co., VA.
d. Unknown, (to me)
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
They had 2 Children born to this 2nd Union:
     FIRST MARRIAGE:
     2.1 1st Son: Joseph MARTIN, b. c1852 VA.
     SECOND MARRIAGE:
     2.2 1st Dau: Hursey A. SARRETT, b. c1854 VA.
     2.3 2nd Dau: Amanda SARRETT; b. c1859 VA.

 Chronological Order of Events
 James SERAT/SURRATT,
 Born  1830    in Grayson Co., VA
 Census  1830  6/12   Living with Parents See: 1830 Census, Grayson Co., VA
 Census  1840  10yr   Living with Parents See: 1840 Census, Kanawha Co., VA/WV
 Census  1850  20yr   Living with Parents See: 1850 Census, Nicholas Co., VA/WV
 Census  1854  24yr   Married "Widow" Mrs. Mary (Unk) MARTIN in Kanawah Co., VA/WV.
 Census  1860  30yr   Living with Parents (a32yrs) See: 1860 Census, Kanawha Co., VA/WV< with Wife & 3 Children
This 1860 record, is the last record found for this Family? ..prs

 Fourth Generation!
Need Photo! of Benoni SERAT/SURRATT 3.  Benoni SERAT/SURRATT; [SFA-VA 15] [SFA-VA# 5.01.5.3]
(3rd s/o Wiley,1 SERAT/SURRATT & Mother: Hannah A. COLETRANE)
b. __ ___ 1832 Grayson Co., VA.
d. Unknown, after 1910 Census, a78yrs in Kanawha Co., WV.
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
At age 34yrs he married (bfr 1866) Kanawah Co., VA. to
22 year old Miss Nancy J. Unknown;
b. c1844, Kanawah Co.?, VA.
d. Unknown, after 1920 Census, a77yrs in Greenup Co., KY.
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
They had at least 7 Children born to this Union:
     3.1 1st Son: Robert SURRATT, b. c1866, Kanawah Co., VA. Not Traced!
     3.2 1st Dau: Emline SURRATT, b. c1867, Kanawah Co., VA. Not Traced!
     3.3 2nd Son: Henry SURRATT, b. c1870, Kanawah Co., VA. ,b>Not Traced!

     3.4 3rd Son: Joseph H. SURRATT b. c1872- m. c1899 Mary Unknown, ?Ch.
     3.5 2nd Dau: Martha SURRATT, b. c1874- m. c1901 Mr. LANHAM, 4Ch.
     3.6 4th Son: Osten SURRATT, b. c1878, Clay Co., WV. Not Traced!
     3.7 5th Son: Brownlow SURRATT, b. c1884, Clay Co., WV. m. c1903 Julia Unknown, 4Ch.

 Chronological Order of Events
 Benoni SERAT,
 Born  1832    in Grayson Co., VA
 Census  1840   8yr   Living with Parents See: 1840 Census, Kanawha Co., VA/WV
 Census  1850  18yr   Living with Parents See: 1850 Census, Nicholas Co., VA/WV
 Married  1854  22yr   Married Miss Nancy J. Unknown, in Kanawah Co.?, VA/WV.
 Census  1860  28yr   Record Not Found! in Kanawha or Clay Co's., VA/WV
 Census  1870  38yr   Record Not Found! in Kanawha or Clay Co's., VA/WV
 Census  1880  48yr   Living with Family See: 1880 Census, Clay Co., WV.
 Census  1900  68yr   Living with Family See: 1900 Census, Kanawha Co., WV.
 Census  1910  78yr   Benoni, liv'g with Grandsons? Wife Nancy J. was liv'g with Dau in KY. See: 1910 Census, Kanawha Co., WV.
 Census  1920  77yr   Wife Nancy J., liv'g Dau's Family, Benoni liv'g in WV. See: 1920 Census, Greenup Co., KY.
 This record, is the last record found for this Family? ..prs

 Fourth Generation!
Need Photo! of Nancy Adaline E. SERAT/SURRATT 4.  Nancy Adaline E. SERAT/SURRATT; [SFA-VA 599] [SFA-VA# 5.01.5.5] (a.k.a. "Elvina")
(1st d/o Wiley,1 SERAT/SURRATT & Mother: Hannah A. COLETRANE)
b. __ ___ 1833 Grayson Co., VA.
d. __ ___ ____, age Unknown, (to me)
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
At age 15yrs she married (bfr 1848) Nicholas Co. VA. to
21 year old Franklin M. DORSEY;
(s/o Samuel W. DORSEY, Sr.& Mother: Nancy "Myra" NUTTER) [REF:#003]
(Gs/o John,1 DORSEY, & Airy STOCKDALE) [REF:#002]
b. __ ___ 1827 in Nicholas County, Virginia
d. bfr 1880, age 53yrs., nr Plesant Twp., Clay Co., WV. [REF:#003]
d. 11 Oct 1877 age 50yrs "Sawmill Accident" near Big Sycramore, Clay Co., WV. [REF:#002]
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
They had 6 Children born to this Union: [REF:#003]
They had 11 Children born to this Union:
 Fifth Generation!
(Children of Franklin M. DORSEY & Mother: Nancy Adaline E. SERAT/SURRATT)
4.01. 1st Son: William A. DORSEY b. c1848 m. c1869 Elizab. J. Unk., 4Ch.
4.02. 2nd Son: George W. DORSEY b. c1852 m. *1878 Lucy NEAL, 8Ch.
4.03. 1st Dau: Mahala A. DORSEY b. c1854 m. *1870 Edward R. MORTON, 8Ch
4.04. 3rd Son: Joseph P. DORSEY b. *1857 m. c1884 Maggie A. O'DELL, 4Ch
4.05. 4th Son: Samuel W. DORSEY b. c1860 m. *1878 Mary FITZWATER, 7Ch
4.06. 5th Son: James McClellan DORSEY b. *1861 m. *1884 Isabealla NEAL, 6Ch. m. 2nd 1903 Anna L. MORTON. 0Ch.
4.07. 2nd Dau: Hannah Lou DORSEY b. c1863 m. c1888 John SCOTT, ?Ch. m. 2nd c188? Sam STEPHENSON, ?Ch
4.08. 3rd Dau: Maria Adaline DORSEY b. c1866 m. c189? Wm. COON, ?Ch
4.09. 6th Son: Benjamin F. DORSEY b. c1869 m. c189? Carrie Unknown, ?Ch
4.10. 4th Dau: Fannie M. DORSEY b. c1872 m. c189? Richmond MORTON, ?Ch
4.11. 5th Dau: Emma R. DORSEY b. c1872 m. c189? Emory MORTON, ?Ch

 Chronological Order of Events
 Nancy Adeline SARRETT
 Born  1833    in Grayson Co., VA
 Census  1840   7yr   Living with Parents 1840 Census in Kanawha Co., VA/WV
 Married  1848  15yr   Married to Franklin M. DORSEY in Nicholas Co., VA/WV
 Census  1850  20yr   Can be found with Husband & 1 Child, Husb. "Farmer" 1850 Census in Nicholas Co., VA/WV
 Census  1860  30yr   Can be found with Husband & 5 Child, Husb. "Farmer" 1860 Census in Clay Co., VA/WV
 Census  1870  40yr   Can be found with Husband & 8 Child, Husb. "Farmer" 1870 Census nr Sycamore, Clay Co., WV
 Death  1880  50yr   Husband Franklin D. DORSEY, dies before June 19, she H/H "Widow: 1880 Census nr Pleasant, Clay Co., WV

 Fourth Generation!
Need Photo! of William SERAT/SURRATT 5. William SERAT/SURRATT; [SFA-VA 18] [SFA-VA# 5.01.5.5]
(4th s/o Wiley,1 SERAT/SURRATT & Mother: Hannah A. COLETRANE)
b. __ ___ 1837 Grayson Co., VA.
d. __ ___ ____, age Unknown, (to me)
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)

 Chronological Order of Events
 William SERAT/SURRATT
 Born  1837    in Grayson Co., VA
 Census  1840   3yr   Living with Parents 1840 Census in Kanawha Co., VA/WV
 Census  1850  13yr   Living with Parents 1850 Census in Nicholas Co., VA/WV
 Census  1860  23yr   Record Not Found! 1860 Census in Kanawah Co., VA/WV

 Fourth Generation!
Need Photo! of Adaline Elizabeth?  SERAT/SURRATT 6. Adaline Elizabeth? SERAT/SURRATT; [SFA-VA# 5.01.5.6]
(2nd d/o Wiley,1 SERAT/SURRATT & Mother: Hannah A. COLETRANE)
b. __ ___ 1838 Grayson Co., VA.
d. __ ___ ____, age Unknown, (to me)
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)

 Chronological Order of Events
 Adaline E. SERAT/SURRATT
 Born  1838    in Grayson Co., VA
 Census  1840   2yr   Living with Parents 1840 Census in Kanawha Co., VA/WV
 Census  1850  12yr   Living with Parents 1850 Census in Nicholas Co., VA/WV
 Census  1860  22yr   Record Not Found! 1860 Census in Kanawah Co., VA/WV

 SFA© Source and Reference Notes
 [REF:#001]  Paul R. Sarrett, Jr.   [email protected]
Sarratt/Sarrett/Surratt Families of America (SFA)©
Bibliography County Histories
"The History of Clay County, 1957"
By: Perry W. Woofer, [Typescript], N.p. 48 leaves; Clay, WV. 195pp.
"Pioneer Settlers of Grayson County, Virginia - 1914"
by Benjamin F. Nuckools, Bristol, TN.; Pub. King Print Co., 1914, xv., 206pp. (Re-Print by Veronica Schofield, Baltimore, MD. Genealogical Pub. Compant, 1982.
"Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia, Wythe County, Virginia - 1884"
by H.H. Hardesty, Pub. New York, 1884
 [REF:#002]  Susan Cruikshank Hanna   E-Mail: [email protected]
DORSEY, Franklin M.
    See Query: Dated: Nov 09, 1999
 [REF:#003]  Walter Bailey   E-Mail: [email protected]
Rootsweb.com GEDCOM: "Bailey Copenhaver Archives"
Entries: 41,456 Updated: Sun. 2004-04-11 at: 14:19:16
Entries: 55,219 Updated: Sun. 2009-04-12 at: 16:27:14 UTC
      See ID: I14922, Franklin M. DORSEY
 [REF:#004]   CL Dorsey   E-Mail: [email protected]
Subj:Wiley Surratt/Hannah Coletrane
     See: 1st E-Mail: Dated: May 31, 2004 at: 11:27:27 AM PDTime
 [REF:#005]    

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