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Ballard Burgess' Wife confirmed as Elizabeth Burgess

Ballard's wife has been confirmed as Elizabeth Burgess d/o Milton. Original query - Thought I had it all done...then someone throw a wren…

Started by Linda Wheeler

0 Jan 13, 2016

Can we talk Gillespie/ Gillispie

I have a number of great uncles and aunts out there that I have absolutely no solid information on. Lets see if any of you Gillispie folks…

Started by Kay Dilley Nichols

4 Mar 23, 2011
Reply by Kay Dilley Nichols

Aaron HENRY, Monongalia County, (W) Virginia

Always on the search for Aaron HENRY, born 1 OCT 1744, died Monongalia County, Virginia on 28 SEP 1824. It has been proven that Aaron HENRY…

Started by Judy Lock

0 Mar 21, 2011

Lanier/Groves Family

I am trying to locate information on the death of Belle Groves Lanier, my great-great grandmother.  She lived in Mason County and Kanawha C…

Started by Kristen Priestley

0 Nov 2, 2010


For starters, I'm trying to find out if Hampshire County, WV used to be Hampshire County, VA before the divide? I have a Schumaker/Shoemake…

Started by Troi Shumaker

6 Jul 23, 2010
Reply by Amanda Dee Wolfe


I have found these 2 surnames in my tree & would like to find out more info. My tree can be viewed at:   http://shumakertroi.tribalpage

Started by Troi Shumaker

2 Jul 22, 2010
Reply by Troi Shumaker

Fayette County

The bulk of my West Virginia ancestors lived in the Fayette county area (also in Monroe and Greenbrier counties). I have the 1993 edition o…

Started by Jodi Lynn Spade Roessler

5 Jun 6, 2010
Reply by patsy adkins


I am searching for Keatley's in WV. My great grandmother was Annie Lou Keatley (1901-1987) but I cannot find anything about her father, Har…

Started by Alison Zak

0 Jun 2, 2010

Frames, Boggs

My llines come from mostly Clay, Braxton, and Nicholas Co. Elihu Boggs and his family moved to WV from Pike Co. OH after the Civil War. Eli…

Started by Helen Curtis

9 Mar 19, 2010
Reply by J.R. Fox

Stanaford Mine Cemetery?

I have an opportunity to get back to WV with in the next month. My maternal line lived here for many years. I was wondering if anyone could…

Started by Terri O'Connell

20 Nov 2, 2009
Reply by Kay Dilley Nichols





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