Sand Branch Road, Raleigh Co WV - 2002
Nyla CREED DePauk
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Raleigh County, WV, Surnames
The Lorenzo D. ATHA and Mary Jane (WISEMAN) ATHA family came to Raleigh County from Monroe County just after the Civil War.
Many of the early
Raleigh County families descended through Mitchell CLAY and his wife Phoebe (BELCHER)CLAY.
The DANIEL or DANIELS family is not one of my own surnames; however, I have DANIEL cousins.
The DICKENS family settled in the Peach Tree area of
Raleigh County (then called Logan County) ca 1837.
My connection to the HENDRIX family is through Frances HENDRIX and Margaret (STEWART) Hendrix's daughter Nellie HENDRIX who married John DICKENS.
I am a descendant of Ralph Stewart and Mary (Clay) Stewart through their daughter Margaret who married Frances Hendrix.
Stewart/Stuart Family DNA Project links known descendants of James and Mary (Lafferty) Stewart to
Mississippi Stewart Family
A 1960 newspaper article concerning the life of Thomas Milam. Many surnames mentioned in this interesting article.
Although I am not a STOVER descendant, members of the STOVER family married into all of my maternal lines. Read Captain Will TURNER's Description of the Early STOVER and WILLIAMS families.
The John Burnett TURNER and Naomi (VIA) TURNER family came from
Patrick County, Virginia, ca 1857.
List of Captain William TURNER's Home Guards Company.
Letter from William TURNER to his brother John Burnett TURNER, Jr.
My Trip to the
Williams Cemetery at Cirtsville
Jeremiah "Jerry" WILLIAMS was listed in the 1840 census of
Frances Albertine (WILLIAMS) and John Newton "
Flint Rock" TONEY
DNA Testing of three different lines of Jeremiah Williams, the Elder
Transcribed by Anita Williams firstname.lastname@example.org
Transcribed by Leona Crowell email@example.com Transcribed by Leona Crowell firstname.lastname@example.org
Henry Taylor WISEMAN and Nancy (WEIKLE) WISEMAN came from Monroe County to Raleigh County shortly after the Civil War.
Raleigh County, WV, First Families
A chart listing all the families who were living in
Raleigh County, Virginia, when the county's first census was taken in 1850. Information on many families from as early as 1824 through 1880. I created this chart based on my own research. Feel free to use the chart for your own personal research. However, it is not to be sold or published in any other format. All rights belong to me.
Read Mike Peters' information on Families who left Franklin County, Virginia, and moved West.
This 51-page file was shared by Roland Pettry. Read about numerous families from Clear Fork and Marsh Fork Districts of Raleigh County.
This is an alphabetical listing of brides and grooms, as well as the person performing the marriage.
This is an alphabetical listing of some early Raleigh County Wills from the Riffe-Smith Collection
This is an alphabetical listing of brides and grooms. In 1984, Mr. Turner first published his transcripts of
Raleigh County Marriages. Mr. Turner provided a copy of his transcripts to be used on the Raleigh County sites. Thank you, Ron.
This is Mr. Turner's history of the Webb Family
of Virginia and West Virginia. Mr. Turner provided a copy of his transcripts to be used on the Raleigh County sites. Thank you, Ron.
Family pictures of our Military. Additional pictures will be added as received.
This is an article I wrote for the
West Virginia Coal Mining Page. Some pictures of a coal mining town, Cranberry, Raleigh County, WV.
Picture of some Dickens and Turners who attended the Turner Cemetery Home Coming ca 1925, Mattsville, Raleigh Co WV.
Pictures taken at the cemetery where Captain William Turner, his wife Martha, and daughter Louise were buried, near
Every two years in July, the Atha-Williams Family
Reunion is held at Stevens Lake, Raleigh Co, WV. The pictures on this page are from Cousin B. L. Bostick.
The Third Atha-Williams Reunion (1998)
The pictures on these three pages are from Cousin Ann PIOTROWSKI Lowry.
These pictures were taken by Cousin Bill Wagner.
A group of Raleigh Co, WV, researchers got together for breakfast in July. This was the first time most of us had met. Some Descendants of Elbert and Leota (DICKENS) WILLIAMS had breakfast together before we went to the Atha-Williams Reunion. Other friends and family pictures.
What a great day this was for descendants of Wirt Williams and their families, and their cousin who descends through Elbert Williams.
Every spring, a Ramp Dinner is held at
Drews Creek at Naoma, Raleigh County, West Virginia. These pictures show the volunteers preparing for the dinner.
Tazewell County, VA, Surnames
Bennett and Mary (JONES)CREED were listed in the 1850 Tazewell County, Virginia, census.
Some of the CREED Genealogy Newsletters that I published from June 1986 through October 1993. These Newsletters contain information about CREEDs from all over the
Pictures taken in March 2002 when Ocie CREED visited
Sparks was born in Wilkes County, North Carolina. He moved to Tazewell County, Virginia. He died while serving as a Confederate soldier.
Places I Like To Visit
This is the home of The USGenWeb Project, staffed by volunteers working together to provide free Internet web sites for non-commercial genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States for everyone.
This is one part of the USGenWebProject. Please share your
Raleigh County Research.
These individuals subscribe to the
Raleigh County List. If you want to exchange genealogy information, you may want to visit the Raleigh County GenWeb site listed above, where you can subscribe to the Raleigh County List.
All the correspondence on the
Raleigh County List can be viewed at this site.
Deanna, Deidre, Gracie, Rita, Ruth, Tammy and I transcribed the 1880
Raleigh County Census. A complete index by surnames is included.
The only part of the 1890
Raleigh County Census that still exists is the 1890 Special Schedule of Surviving Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and Widows.
This is part of the
U.S. Biographies Project. I am the coordinator for this site.
This is part of the USGenWeb Project. See OTHER SITES for my article on Cranberry,
Raleigh County, WV.
This is a listing of those buried at Mt. Tabor Cemetery, Beckley, Raleigh County, WV
All the compilations and digests for the Burnett-Turner-Ross-Via-Etc (BTRVETC-L) group are stored here and are available for searching and downloading. If you are interested in learning about the BTRVETC-L mailing list, you can find information about that, too.
Nyla has collected information on Prosperity, Raleigh County, West Virginia.
Gracie has information on Raleigh County, West Virginia, families on this Web Site.
Julie's Roots and Branches of Southwest Virginia and Surry County, NC has a lot of CREED information.
Wander with Mike as he remembers his ancestors, events of his childhood, and happenings of not so long ago.
Okey King is from Wild Wonderful
West Virginia. He's got a lot of nice pictures and music.
Please come back and visit soon.
Nyla CREED DePauk.
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