Old Queries, Part 5

PACK/GOOCH
Seeking info about the deaths of John Anderson Pack, b 28 February 1828 d 20 May 1867, and wife Mary R. Gooch, b 1 July 1837 d 20 August 1867. Their children were: Cynthia Mary (my grandmother), Alonzo Gooch, and John Anderson, Jr. Seeking birthdate for John, Jr.
Any info about this family appreciated.
Helen Cason Alexander 

HUGHES/WESTFALL
Looking for information on a George HUGHES. He married a Roena WESTFALL of Braxton Co., WV in the late 1800’s. On marriage information, it is listed that he was from Giles Co. Would like to know if he is listed in the 1860 or 1870 census. And also if he and his wife Roena are listed in the 1900 census.
Gilda

HETHERINGTON
I am looking for information about my ancestors who lived in Giles County:
Hetherington, Christopher (1810 Census) Susanah – wife
Children: Nancy H. married Samuel Linsey
Betsey H. married ? Henderson
Joseph H. married Catherine
Cathy ?
I would like to know Christopher’s parents or other info
Robert Hetherington, Key West, Florida
HOGE777@aol.com

WOODS/JORDAN
I’m looking (obsessively, maybe) for more information about my ggg-grandfather, John Hudson WOODS, and his wife, Sarah “Sally” JORDAN. They lived in both Giles Co. and Mercer Co. They married 13 Jan 1844 in Giles Co.
Their children included Lucretia J. WOODS, Jordan WOODS, James William WOODS, Susan “Sue WOODS, and Hugh G. WOODS.
Other surnames are CHAPMAN and MULLINS.
Thank you.
Cerelle Woods Simmons

BELL/TAYLOR
Looking for any information on the families, brothers, sisters and parents of Uriah Bell and Nancy Ann Taylor, they were married on 31 March 1818 in Giles Co., Va.
Cheri Murders

HIVELY/HYPES
Searching for the parents and/or siblings of John HIVELY, born 1807 in Virginia, married Margaret HYPES in 1827 in Giles County. This family moved to Roane County, (W)Va in 1854. Thanks
Rich Hively

LAFON/BRADLEY
Seeking the parents of Nancy Lafon, b. 1834 married Anderson BRADLEY about 1852. Thanks!
Christy Favorite

KELLEY/KELLY
John Brackett KELLEY b. 6 June 1880, Pearisburg, Giles Co., Va. d. 23 December 1961, Roanoke, Va. He was the son of James and Mary A. Kelley (b. 10 June 1855, d. 13 January 1936, Roanoke, Va.) From the 1880 Census the other children of James and Mary Kelley were Annie E., G.W. Peter, and Estie K. Kelley.
If you have any additional information on James Kelley/Kelly I would be most appreciative.
I am wanting to confirm the above and also find James’ father, etc.
Thank you for any assistance.
Bob Kelley

CLARK/SCUTT
Request any information or advice regarding the death or burial of Jemima CLARK, nee SCUTT. She and her husband Lt. Thomas CLARK lived in that part of Montgomery Co., which later became Giles Co. They lived on Stoney Creek, near Pearisburg. They were married on 10 October 1787 in Westmoreland Co., Va. (he was stationed in Pennsylvania at the time). She had her last child, Isaac CLARK 10 April 1806.
Family records do not record her removing to Gallia Co., Ohio in 1808 with her husband and family. She is not listed as being buried in the family plot on the farm of her husband.
Will exchange any information regarding Thomas Clark’s family.
Tom Akers

BLANCET/TUGGLE
Looking for information on my ggggrandfather. Plez BLANCET (also spelled Blancett) married Sarah TUGGLE. They had eight children, viz. William, Plez, John Henry (my gg-grandfather b. 4 May 1853 in Giles Co., Va.), Joseph, Sallie, Eliza, Susan and Fannie.
John Henry Blancet was bound out as a boy and lived on a farm owned by Archie PACKET in Virginia until he was 21
I would appreciate any help on this family and also have some info. on the Blancet’s to share.
Janet Blancet

PETIT
Seeking info on Stephen V. PETIT had a son John Robert PETIT born 5 April 1868, on New River, Giles Co.
Any info on this family is appreciated.
MCTenn@aol.com

MARTIN/LUCAS
Looking for Luemma MARTIN b. abt 1865 married John H. LUCAS abt 1890 in Giles Co. later went to Mercer Co. WV. Had 7 children: James A., Frank, Helen, Hester, Hallie, Blanche and Nannie LUCAS.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Kathy Bertrem

FOWLER/MORGAN/KELLEY/LUCAS
I am researching my grandfather’s family. He was Banner Haven FOWLER b. 1878 in Giles Co. His natural parents were William N. & Louise MORGAN FOWLER. He was later adopted by his aunt & uncle, Lorenzo D. & Nancy Morgan KELLEY. Louise & Nancy MORGAN were sisters, both dau. of John & Adline MORGAN. William N. FOWLER was son of Reason & Ann FOWLER. Banner had two known natural siblings, Mary L. FOWLER LUCAS & Charles L. FOWLER. Any connections would be appreciated.
Kathie Cunningham

DUNBAR
Need information on parents and siblings of Lorenza Dow DUNBAR b. 20 October 1818 d. 13 April 1860.
Thanks
Andrew Peters

MORRISON/DYE
I am trying to research my deceased grandfather’s family history. Looking for any family members with the surname of MORRISON of Pearisburg or Giles County area that may have cared for or adopted a Raymond (Rome) DYE sometime around 1917-1920’s. Grandfather was originally from Russell County area.
Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Mike Dye

BLANKENSHIP/SNIDOW
Searching for Jesse Green BLANKENSHIP and wife Mary Margaret SNIDOW BLANKENSHIP. Jesse born c. 1868, died 1930. His wife born 1887 and died in Loudoun County in 1944.
Also looking for HOLLIDAY family: Levi born 1875, John W. born 1850, and Levi born 1805.
Any and all help would be appreciated
P. Ross

One Response to Old Queries, Part 5

  1. Heatheringtons-William Henderson m. 1805- Eliszabeth Hearington of Dungannon, Northern Ireland. She came to America on the Mohawk from the port of Londerry, Ireland. William came here in 1804. Purchased land from Joseph Cloyd of Cloyd’s Mountain Giles Co, Va. They had 11 children. Hope this helps.

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