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The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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John Showen & Sophia Swope




Husband John Showen 333

       Born: Abt 1850 - Virginia 33
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married:  - See Notes

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

Census, 1850 - Monroe Co, VA #252-252




Wife Sophia Swope 333

       Born: Abt 1801 - Virginia 33
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Monroe Co, VA #252-252



Children
1 F Nancy J. Showen

       Born: Abt 1827 33
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M William P. Showen

       Born: Abt 1830 33
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Jacob H. Showen

       Born: Abt 1832 - Virginia 33
       Died: 31 Dec 1862 - Civil War 333
     Buried: 



4 M John Maurice Showen 333,611

       Born: 3 Jan 1840 - Greenbrier County, Virginia 333
       Died: 1930 - Putnam County, West Virginia 611
     Buried:  - Odd Fellow Cemetery; Rt. 62; Putnam Co, WV 611
     Spouse: Margaret T.\Marilla Thomason (1844-1929)
       Marr: 5 Oct 1869 - Roane County, West Virginia  333 



5 F Ann A. Showen

       Born: Abt 1843 - Virginia 33
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 M Lewis Ervin Showen 333

       Born: 26 Jul 1851 - Monroe County, Virginia 1716
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Susanna Phalen (1852-      )
       Marr: 11 Sep 1873 - Putnam County, West Virginia  82 




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John Maurice Showen & Margaret T.\Marilla Thomason




Husband John Maurice Showen 333,611

       Born: 3 Jan 1840 - Greenbrier County, Virginia 333
       Died: 1930 - Putnam County, West Virginia 611
     Buried:  - Odd Fellow Cemetery; Rt. 62; Putnam Co, WV 611


     Father: John Showen (Abt 1850-      ) 333
     Mother: Sophia Swope (Abt 1801-      ) 333


    Married: 5 Oct 1869 - Roane County, West Virginia 333

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1870 - Selling Groceries

Occupation, 1880 - Merchant

Census, 1850 - Monroe Co, VA #252-252

Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Hutton Dist. #61-59

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg38

Military, Bef 1865 - Confederate Army




Wife Margaret T.\Marilla Thomason

       Born: 1844 - Jackson County, Virginia 333
       Died: 1929 - Putnam County, West Virginia 611
     Buried:  - Odd Fellow Cemetery; Rt. 62; Putnam Co, WV 611


     Father: M. G. Thomason (      -      ) 333
     Mother: (Unknown) Rader (      -      ) 333



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Putnam Co, WV Hutton Dist. #61-59

Census, 1880 - Putnam Co, WV Poca Dist. Pg38 "Mazella"



Children
1 F Blanche Showen

       Born: 11 Jul 1870 - Putnam County, West Virginia 333
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Charles Frederick Showen

       Born: 11 Sep 1872 - Putnam County, West Virginia 333
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Maude Showen

       Born: 20 Aug 1874 - Putnam County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M John Breckinridge Showen

       Born: 31 Oct 1876 - Putnam County, West Virginia 333
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Jyle Matilda Showen

       Born: 18 Jul 1878 - Putnam County, West Virginia 333
       Died: 12 Nov 1879 - Putnam County, West Virginia 611
     Buried:  - Odd Fellow Cemetery; Rt. 62; Putnam Co, WV



6 F Minnie Belle Showen

       Born: 30 Jan 1880 - Putnam County, West Virginia 333
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 M Bismarck Showen

       Born: 10 Jan 1882 - Putnam County, West Virginia 333
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Benjamin F. Shrewsbury & Mary A. Snodgrass




Husband Benjamin F. Shrewsbury

       Born: Abt 1859 - (Now) West Virginia 35
       Died: Bef 1886 44
     Buried: 


     Father: 
     Mother: Lucinda (Unknown) Shrewsbury (Abt 1835-      )


    Married: 15 Jan 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1880 - Coal Miner

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Malden Dist. #1, Pg4




Wife Mary A. Snodgrass

       Born: Abt 1867 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Nathan Snodgrass (Abt 1821-      )
     Mother: Minerva Eastwood (Abt 1826-      )



Other Spouse: Z. A. W. Walker (Abt 1861-      ) - 10 Jan 1886 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. #289-289

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Malden Dist. #1, Pg4


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Charles Lewis Shrewsbury & Eleanor Woodburn




Husband Charles Lewis Shrewsbury 661

       Born: 1804 - Kanawha County, Virginia 661
       Died:  - Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana 661
     Buried: 


     Father: Samuel Shrewsbury Jr. (1763-1835) 848
     Mother: Mary Perry Dickinson (1768-After 1830) 902


    Married: 1839




Wife Eleanor Woodburn

       Born:  - Indiana 661
       Died:  - Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana 661
     Buried: 


     Father: John Woodburn (      -      ) 661
     Mother: Mary Wayman (      -      ) 661




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Dabney Shrewsbury & Betsey Sinclair




Husband Dabney Shrewsbury 902

       Born: Bef 1762 902
       Died: 1803 902
     Buried: 


     Father: Samuel Shrewsbury (Bef 1742-      ) 902
     Mother: Elizabeth Dabney (Bef 1745-      ) 902


    Married: 13 Oct 1786 902




Wife Betsey Sinclair 902

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Isaac Sinclair (      -      ) 902
     Mother: 




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Dabney Shrewsbury & Margaret (Unknown) Shrewsbury




Husband Dabney Shrewsbury

       Born: Abt 1832 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John C. Shrewsbury (Abt 1800-      )
     Mother: Elizabeth Ann Farley (Abt 1813-      ) 505,2184


    Married: 

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #144-147

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1185




Wife Margaret (Unknown) Shrewsbury

       Born: Abt 1839 - Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1185



Children
1 F Martha A. Shrewsbury

       Born: Abt 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Elizabeth Shrewsbury

       Born: Abt 1858 - Ohio 9
       Died: 2 Dec 1859 - Davis Creek, Kanawha County, Virginia 9
     Buried: 



3 F Fannie Shrewsbury

       Born: 4 Nov 1862 - Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M Joseph F. Shrewsbury

       Born: 14 Nov 1860 - Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Benjamin S. Smithers & Eliza S. Shrewsbury




Husband Benjamin S. Smithers

       Born: 1809 - Washington County, Ohio 339
       Died: Jan 1881 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 340
     Buried: 


     Father: Rev. David Smithers (      -      ) 661
     Mother: Ruth (Unknown) Smithers (      -      ) 661


    Married: After 12 Oct 1836 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Other Spouse: Julia Ann Ruffner (Bef 1815-1834) - 27 Jan 1833 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1880 - Farm Laborer

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1473-1507

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #2102

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Malden #2, Pg4




Wife Eliza S. Shrewsbury

       Born: 1814 - Bedford County, Virginia 339
       Died: 1898 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 340
     Buried: 


     Father: Joel Shrewsbury Sr. (1778-1859) 902
     Mother: Sally Dickinson (1776-1842)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1473-1507

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #2102

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Malden #2, Pg4



Children
1 M David S. Smithers

       Born: 4 Oct 1834 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Emily S. Whittaker (1844-      )
       Marr: 2 Jan 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  339 



2 M Samuel Smithers

       Born: Abt 1838 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 F Sally D. Smithers

       Born: Abt 1841 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Robert A. Watson (Abt 1842-      )
       Marr: 9 Sep 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



4 F Julia E. H. Smithers

       Born: Abt 1842 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: David Dove (Abt 1838-      )
       Marr: 17 Dec 1863 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



5 F Ruth Ann Smithers

       Born: 20 Apr 1844 - Kanawha County, Virginia
       Died: 27 Feb 1930 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Gaston Norvell (1837-1903)
       Marr: 16 May 1861 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



6 F Caroline Q. Smithers

       Born: 5 Apr 1847 - Malden, Kanawha County, Virginia 832
       Died: 19 Feb 1937 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia 832
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John A. Crockett (      -      )  832 
       Marr: 22 Feb 1882 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



7 M Benjamin F. Smithers

       Born: Abt 1849 - Kanawha County, Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 



8 M Edward (Adopted) McNeely

       Born: Abt 1870 - West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Husband's General Notes

Per the 1880 Kanawha Co, WV census, both of his parents were born in Deleware.


General Notes for Child David S. Smithers

Per annotations in 1850 Kanawha Co. VA Annotated Census, pg175: served in Confederate Army, Co H, 22nd VA Inf. Wounded at Winchester, VA, taken prisoner & exchanged after 5 months.
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Benjamin Turner & Elizabeth Shrewsbury




Husband Benjamin Turner 902

       Born: Bef 1790 41
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Elizabeth Shrewsbury 902

       Born: 8 Nov 1791 902
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Samuel Shrewsbury (Bef 1742-      ) 902
     Mother: Elizabeth Dabney (Bef 1745-      ) 902




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John W. Shrewsbury & Mary V. Thurman




Husband John W. Shrewsbury

       Born: Abt 1837 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2,5
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John C. Shrewsbury (Abt 1800-      )
     Mother: Elizabeth Ann Farley (Abt 1813-      ) 505,2184


    Married: 24 Feb 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1870 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #144-147

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1187

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. #464-464




Wife Mary V. Thurman

       Born: Abt 1842 - Bedford County, Virginia 660
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Alexander Leftwich Thurman (Abt 1823-      )
     Mother: Susan N. Hughes (1821-1903)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Bedford Co, VA #505-505

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Louden Dist. #464-464



Children
1 M Robert Shrewsbury

       Born: Abt 1869 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Betty Shrewsbury

       Born: Abt Jan 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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M. John Shrewsbury & Julia B. Shrewsbury




Husband M. John Shrewsbury

       Born: 
       Died: Bef 1836 44
     Buried: 


     Father: John Shrewsbury (Bef 1780-      ) 902
     Mother: Martha Usher Dickinson (      -      ) 1279


    Married: 




Wife Julia B. Shrewsbury

       Born: 1800 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Joel Shrewsbury Sr. (1778-1859) 902
     Mother: Sally Dickinson (1776-1842)



Other Spouse: James S. Turner (Abt 1794-      ) - After 23 Sep 1836 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1466-1499


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