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GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER FAMILY

THIS page deals with my Gr-Gr-Grandfather GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER Family of Lewis Co, Ky. George s/o Morgan Carver and his first (Unknown) wife. Morgans Children as I Have It Are: Richard- Elizabeth- GEORGE W.- Lettie- Francis- Phoebe- Jackson- Morgan Pierce- Emily- and 2 by 2nd wife Letta Johnson: Thomas and Cynthia. GO HERE TO REVIEW MORGAN FAMILY: CAROLYNS GENEALOGY


George Washington Carver b. 5 May 1812 d. 22 July 1878. He married Cynthia Oletha James 21 Aug 1837 Greenup Co,Ky. George and Cynthia raised their family on Rock Creek Road at Quincy, Ky there in Lewis County. They are in Carver-Davis Cemetery located beside Rock Creek Rd.
THEIR CHILDREN are:

HARRIETT A. b. 16 Aug 1837 d.10 Oct 1885 m. Benjamin Sheets 13 Oct 1858. Carver-Davis Cem.


MARY ANN b. 28 June 1839 m. Isaac Betts 28 June 1858 and lived in Ironton,Ohio (Lawrence Co). Isaac was a Riverboat Captain. Their children were: (1) Mary Francis b. 1859 m. Joseph Woods (2) Melissa b. 1861 (3) Cynthia b. 1862 (4) Isaac b. 1867 d. age 21 near Memphis aboard the Steamer "City of Providence" in a boiler explosion when cylinder head blew out, striking his stomach. He was a "striker in Engine Room. Burried at Memphis, Tennessee (5) George b. 1868 Greasy Ridge near Ironton, Ohio and d. 28 June 1888 (6) Harriett b. 1870. I have quite a bit info on them.

PHEBY (Phebe) b. 25 Nov 1842 Carter Co,Ky m. Reuben A. Biggs 16 Dec 1858 Residence at marriage Lewis County.

NANCY O. b.23 Oct 1844 No info

ROBERT EDWARD b.10 Oct 1846 Carter Co,Ky d.13 June 1915 Garrison, Lewis Co,Ky. Married Mary Kelly abt. 1863 (I have them with 4 children) then m. Mary (Jacobs) Hill 18 Dec 1871 Portsmouth, Ohio (Scioto Co). Carver-Davis Cem. Robert and Mary Hill are my Gr-Grandparents. I have their death certificates and his Pension file Civil War where he lost an arm at Nashville,TN ROBERT CARVER PAGE<

JOHN W. b. 9 June 1849 see notes

THOMAS JEFFERSON b. 15 Sep 1851 see notes

LORENZO JACKSON b. 31 Jan 1854 Greenup Co,Ky d. 5 Sep 1934 m. 8 Mar 1874 Caroline Thomas d/o James Thomas and Phoebe Carver. Their children: (1) Luellis "Dick" b. 29 Aug 1882 Quincy, Lewis Co, Ky m. 20 Apr 1907 Stella Belle Angel (2) Luther m. 13 Aug 1920 Scioto Co, OH Edna Baker (3) Della (4) Stella
1880 Lewis Co, Ky census has Stella age 3 and Della age 1
Luellis "Dick" and Stella Belle children: #1 Norman m. Ruby Snook #2 Wanda Avelene b. 23 Nov 1912 married a McNish #3 Ethel M. b. 2 July 1908 d. 20 Feb 2000 Newberry, Michigan with burial Forest Home Cemetery (She m. 1926 Edward Brown)

SARAH b. 5 Mar 1856 No info.

CYNTHIA b. 10 Oct 1861 d. 11 Dec 1896. Married Jacob Book 8 Jan 1877.

LUCY BELLE b. 30 Dec 1864. No info.

GEORGE WASHINGTON JR b. 5 May 1859 Lewis Co,Ky d.2 Feb 1929 m. #1 Cynthia ?? She b. 7 May 1861 and d. 11 Dec 1896 at age 35.

George II and Cynthea Children:

(1) ZONA m. a Mr.Willis, a Henry Buhl, and Ben Elrig. Zona d. 9 Jan 1925
(2) ALBERT b. 1887. Albert was electrocuted woking at Wheeling Steel in W.Va 9 Jan 1925.
(3) CORA b. 29 Aug 1880 m. Edward Baughn. Cora died after 1959 prob. Ohio.
(4) FRANK b. 22 Jan 1891 d. 1954. He m. Etna Jones 20 Oct 1913. Edna (or Etna) d. 1975
(5) CHARLES b. 1894 d. 1938. Married Nora Collins. Nora d. 1964.
(6) CARRIE m. Mr.Ward, then Mr. Smiley.

George W. II m. #2 Malinda (Zornes) Davis, a widow 3 Apr 1908.
Their Children:
(1) EDNA L. 13 July 1907 to 23 July 1966, Carver-Davis Cem. She m. Mr. Brown.
(2)GEORGE W. 19 Feb 1910 to 23 July 1966. Married Dorothy Carter. George & Dorothy are in Sunset Cem. (Lewis Co).
(3) JESSE 23 Apr 1913 to 9 Sep 1969. Married Margaret O'Shea.
(4) LOUISE 6 May 1915 to 1949. She m. Archie Paul Lute.
(5) PAUL EUGENE 2 Sep 1918 to 25 July 1991. Married Opal Marie Carter 27 Aug 1936.


**NOTES:
Letters of Administration from the Estate Sale of Henry Thomas James who died 1861 states: George Carver who bought a "Rifle Gun for $6.00 also says G.W. Carver bought 6 hogs for $5.00.

Harriett and Benjamin had one known son Alfred Sheets b. 2 Sep 1859 Lewis Co,Ky.

Carolyn Thomas d/o James Thomas & Phebe Carver

Cynthia and Jacob Book son Thomas Book m. Rosa Henderson of Greenup,Ky

Thomas Jefferson Carver age 28 living with his moher Cinthia 62, widow 1880 Carter Co,Ky census. Also a Rebecca age 23.

John W. listed 1880 census living next door to his mother with Lorenzo on other side. Lists Johns wife as Mary w/2 children: Jane and William.

Cynthia Oletha James parents Edward James (b.1900) & Phoebe Duncan, Edward s/o John W. James & Mary Polly Jackson. He m. Nancy Clarke, no children. Married Phoebe Duncan 27 Sep 1819 had 6 children then m. Perlina Messer 15 Oct 1837 had 5 children (I'm not sure about this but it's what I have in notes).

Here are some of my favorite websites:

BACK TO HOMEPAGE/INDEX (http://freepages.genealogy.roosweb.com/~ky carvers/)
SURNAMES OF KENTUCKY (http://www.skyn.net)
CYNDIS LIST-KY (http://www.cyndislist.com/ky.htm)


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