Pioneer and Sub-Pioneer families ~ Fultz ~ Guthrie

A complete record of the pioneers of a county should cover these facts : the name of each pioneer, the full maiden name of his wife, the national origin of both man and wife, and the country, state, county, or town that the couple moved from; the full names of their descendants, generation by generation, and the names of the persons they married; dates of birth, marriage and death; facts as to residence, occupation, civil and military services, and other matters of interest.

But where a county has been settled more than a century and a half, where no systematic genealogical records have been kept and preserved, and where no newspaper has existed for more than a small fraction of the time, no such degree of completeness can be reached, even with an unlimited amount of time at the disposal of the local historian. Abbreviations used on page.

Fultz. Joseph (Catharine A. E. Keister) b. 1817, d. 1879.  moved to Martin Fultz place, 1846*-ch.-1. Susannah. 2. Amos (Susan Rexroad) homestead. 3. John A. (Rkm)*. 4. Millie d. 5. Jacob (Dorothy M. Dickenson). 6. Martin (Mary J. Bolton). 7. boy (dy). 8. Elizabeth-Salem. 9. Josiah-dy. 10. Harvey G. -d.
    Ch. of Amos: Mary C. (Granville Dickenson).
    Ch. of Jacob: 1. Laban, Andrew, girl (dy).
    Ch. of Martin: John A., Frances E., Frank A., Sarah P., Mineola, boy (dy).
Joseph was son of Jacob, German immigrant to Dry River, Rkm.

George. Henry (____ ____) appears to have been a son of Reuben, a tithables of 1790. Ch.-1. John (Grant)*. 2. James (Grant)-Kas. 3. Reuben (Sidney Calhoun, Hannah Simmons). 4. Solomon. 5. William (Phoebe Vanmeter)- out. 6. Mary A. (Isaac Vanmeter), Grant*.-k. 1860*.
    Branch of Reuben: 1. Naomi (John Avers). 2. Mary M. (Elias Lambert). By 2nd m. 3. Sidney (William Holloway.) 4. Anne C.-dy. 5. Sarah E. (Andrew Avers). 6. Elsie (George Smith). 7. Noah W. (Susan Ratliff)-d. 8. Susan -d. 9. Sylvanus (Susan Helmick)-Grant. 10. Jemima. 11. Hannah (Abraham L. Holloway). 12. Enoch (Gram)*.
    Unp. Emanuel (Melinda ____)-b. 1821. Ch.-Sarah E.-b. 1850.

Gilkeson. James C. (Mary R. Trumbo)-b. July 4, 1811, d. Aug. 4, 1896-ch.-1. Mary E. (Jacob Conrad)-b. 1845. 2. James A. 3 Henry T. (Margaret Lough)-b. 1847. 4. Sarah M.-dy. 5 William E.-dy. 6. Hugh F. (Ill.)-Kansas City. 7. Annie M. (Anderson Colaw. Hid). 8. John S.-dy. 9. Virginia R.-dy. 10. Martha E. (Robert E. Hedrick.)
    Ch. of Henry T. 1. John. 2. Mary S. (Edmund T. Miller). 3. Ida-dy. 4. James-dy (drowned). 5. George S. 6. William T.-dy.

Good. (A). The given name of the pioneer is lost. His wife was Rebecca Shoemaker. Ch,-1. Jacob (Eliza Day). 2. Mosheim. 3. Dorothy (James Simpson). 4. Francis-S.
    (B). James H. (Anne Louch) came from Rkm. to M. S. 1863-ch.-1. Gabriel D. (Zettie McDonald). 2. Samuel K. (Myrtle Thompson). 3. William H. 4. Walter G. 5. Mary J. (Solomon C. Hedrick). 6. Sarah F. (John A. Arnold, out) -Preston. 7. Emma (Lee Armentrout). 8. Alice (Wellington S. Carr).

Gragg. Thomas (____ ____)-left a minor daughter, Mary, and appears to have had these sons: 1. Henry. 2. William (Mary ____) d. Jan. 24, 1795. 3. Samuel (Ann Black)-m. 1785?.
    A daughter of William was killed by the Indians in 1781. Elizabeth (Peter Cassell-m. 1794) was a daughter of Henry. The family seems afterward to have moved to the South Fork above Sugar Grove. J. Robert and Amby Gragg of that district are present representatives of the family.
    Unp. l. William, Jr., (Martha Wheaton) m.- 1791. 2. Philip (Flora Crummett)-m. 1791. 3. John (Mary Eye, Agnes Rexroad)-m. 1796. 4. Susannah (William Nicholas) -m. 1819. 5. Sarah (David Simmons)-m. 1821. 6. Henry (Catharine Smith-m. 1820. Zebulon (Sarah Hoover)-m. 1826. 8. Martha (Thomas Summerfield)-m. 1800. 9. Ruth (Solomon Wees)-m. 1814. 10. Catharine (George Sheets) -m. 1812. 11. Martin (Hannah Simmons). 12. Jane (Mordecai Simmons). John had a daughter Mary (b. 1799, d. 1881). Phillip had a daughter Catharine (George Sheets- m. 1812). Jacob (d. 1855) was a son of Philip.

Graham. James (Rachel ____)-ch.-1. Isaac (Barbara Kile, Lydia A. Kimble)-b. May 12, 1793, d. Nov. 10, 1881- local preacher-Brushy Run. 2. Rachel-S. 3. Michael - drowned. 4. Hannah-b. 1798. 5. James (Mary A. Davis) -b. 1804.
    Branch of Isaac: 1. Noah (Mary A. Holloway)-b. 1816-W. 2. Enoch (Sarah Judy)-b. 1818. d. 1863-0. 3. Samuel-dy. 4. Phoebe (Daniel Judy). 5. Hannah-dy. 6. Isaac N. (Eliza A. Armentrout).-b. 1827. 7. Nancy C. (George W. Kile).-b. 1828. 8. Adam Y. (W.)* 9. Cynthia (Zebulon Judy)-Rph. 10. James H. (Mahala S. Armentrout) Grant. 11. Ann R.-dy. 12. ? By 2nd m.- 13. Rebecca (George Kessner). 14. Emma S. (William C. Calhoun). 15. R A. (Martin D. Calhoun). 16. John A. reared-(Amelia Puffenbarger)-Kline.
Branch of James: 1. James (W.)*-U. B. minister. 2. Amos (W.)* 3. Kennison (Catharine Custard)-Rph. 4. Cook (Daniel Hiser). Rachel (b. 1833), Harrison, and Amos are also named as of same family.
Unp.-l. Mary E. (b. 1838). 2. Samuel J. (b. 1840).

Greenawalt. George, Sr. and George Jr. walked from Penn. to Greenawalt Gap about 1795, and in company with Conrad Miller. George, Jr. (Barbara Lough, m. 1799-Catharine Smith)-b. 1775, d. 1866*-ch. 1. John (Emma Mallow) unknown since 1865. 2. Adam (Mary A. Sites) m. 1829.-gunsmith. 3. George (Eve C. Mallow). 4. Barbara (____ Miller).
    Br. of John: 1. Solomon (____ Hinkle). 2. George (Josephine R. Lough). 3. Mary V. (John Walker)-b. 1850. 4. Phoebe (Samuel Miller).
    Br. of Adam: Jacob-S.-D.
    Br. of George: 1. Noah (Susannah Kessner)-b. 1846. 2. Sarah (William Hevener). 3. Cena (Levi Getts Grant)-d. Ch. of Noah:-1. Louisa C. (John C. Pownall, Hamp.)* 2. William H.
    Unp. John-purchased 230 acres of Valentine Kile in 1779.
    The Greenawalts remain near the original settlement.

Guthrie. Page (Frances ____, b. 1805)-ch.-1. William (Sarah Hartman)-Tkr. 2. Elizabeth (____ Howdershelt). 3. Jane (George Bolton). 4. Andrew J. (Sarah Eye, Frances Walker).
    Ch. of Andrew J. 1. (John ____) Prince William. 2. Samuel, S. 3. Jane (Henry Walker). 4. Susan (____ Helmick) W. Va.

Pendleton County West Virginia AHGP

Source: History Of Pendleton County West Virginia By Oren F. Morton, Franklin, West Virginia Published By The Author, 1910.

 

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