With "All My Loving" I forever dedicate this page to my baby sister who I will miss always.
for tributes and access to her guest book.
Debra Marie "Debi"(Jennings) Ganek March 25, 1954-September 28, 2002
"United We Stand"
An opening note: Thursday November 21, 2002 I was stunned by
news of the death of my life long friend Paul
Zasadil with whom I had spent most of the day. Not genealogy related but
closer to the heart than most will ever know. Click on his name for my eulogy,
memory and guest book of my best friend.
"Here, There and
Everywhere" around the Virginia counties of Floyd and Montgomery, I am
researching (among others) the names JENNINGS, EPPERLY, WICKHAM, PAYNE, WIMMER,
SOWERS, POFF, TRAIL, LAWRENCE, AKERS, and LESTER.
"The Long and Winding
Road" that leads to Kanawha and Fayette County West Virginia is where
I am researching the names HUDNALL, BARR, SCHOOLCRAFT, REED, McCUNE and others.
JENNINGS, EPPERLY, SOWERS, POFF and TRAIL also came to this area of West Virginia
as did numerous other Floyd/Montgomery County Virginia families.
From Floyd to Fayette...the JENNINGS family of Floyd Co., Virginia and Fayette Co., West Virginia
Kanawha County Connections...A study of the HUDNALL name in Kanawha County, West Virginia
Southern Exposure...the EPPERLY family of Floyd/Montgomery County, Virginia
records from St. Peter's Lutheran Church of Frederick County,
Maryland and Zion Lutheran Church of Floyd County, Virginia
Images from 1850, first census showing all members of
household by name and age.
JENNINGS/WIMMER...Floyd County, Virginia***Living in household 41-41 are my father's gg gps John and Mary "Polly" (AKERS) WIMMER and two doors down in household 42-42 are my gg gps John and Hannah (WIMMER) JENNINGS [mistakenly shown as IDINGS] who were married November 27, 1849 in Floyd County, Virginia.
HUDNALL/POFF...Kanawha County, (West) Virginia***Living in household 1504-1538 are my mother's gg gps George and Lucy POFF. I have long believed that this is George POFF and Lucy TRAIL who were married in Montgomery County, Virginia October 15, 1825. To date, I have been unable to come up with the proof. Living next door in household 1505-1539 are my gg gps Thomas and Mary (POFF) HUDNALL who were married December 6, 1849 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia.
EPPERLY...Floyd County, Virginia***Living in household 50-50 are my father's gg gps Daniel and Elizabeth (LAWRENCE) EPPERLY showing my gg gf William age 19 who will marry my gg gm Mary Ann WIMMER October 6, 1853 in Montgomery Co., VA.
SCHOOLCRAFT...Kanawha County, (West) Virginia***Living in household 1645-1678 are my mother's gg gps James and Catherine (BUSH) SCHOOLCRAFT showing my gg gf Hagle Michael age 15 who will marry my gg gm Mahala McCUNE January 28, 1853 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia.
McCUNE...Gilmer County, (West) Virginia***Living in household 213-213 is my mother's gg gm Rebecca (NICHOLS) McCUNE showing my gg gm Mahala age 13. Rebecca's husband Daniel McCUNE died between 1849 and 1850.
WICKHAM...Floyd County, Virginia***Living in household 294-294 are my father's gg gps LuCalvin [Lucalious] and Nancy (KINSEY) WICKHAM showing my gg gf Benjamin Calvin age 7 who will marry my gg gm Mary "Polly" SOWERS March 22, 1865 in Floyd County, Virginia.
KINSEY...Botetourt County, Virginia***Living in household 1665-1665 is my father's ggg gm Elizabeth (PERRY) KINSEY living with her son Daniel, shown as KINZIE. Elizabeth is the widow of my father's ggg gf Daniel KINSEY, Sr. and the mother of my ggg gm Nancy who married my ggg gf LuCalvin WICKHAM.
WICKHAM...Floyd County, Virginia***Living in household 762-762 is my father's ggg gm Eilzabeth (WICKHAM) Dickerson living with her husband Moses Dickerson. Elizabeth is the mother of my ggg gf LuCalvin whose father is unknown.
SOWERS...Floyd County, Virginia***Living in household 285-285 are my father's gg gps John and Catharine (LESTER) SOWERS showing my gg gm Mary "Polly" age 7 who will marry my gg gf Benjamin Calvin WICKHAM March 22, 1865 in Floyd County, Virginia.
REED...Greenup County, Kentucky***Living in household #202-172 are my mother's gg gps Stephen B. and Rachel (GOODWIN) REED showing my gg gf Samuel B. age 21 who will marry my gg gm Rebecca Isabel CORDELL June 26, 1864 in Lawrence County, Ohio.
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