James William Stagg1,2,3

M, #18921, b. 12 May 1869, d. 25 February 1922

Family

Emma J. Bias b. Jul 1868, d. 15 Jul 1946
Last Edited12 May 2021
     James William Stagg was born on 12 May 1869 in Wood County, West Virginia.2,4

     In 1892, he first married Mary Anderson (1867-1892.)5

     James, 24, married Emma J. Bias, 25, daughter of Roland S. Bias and Sarah Ann Turner, on 13 September 1893 in Milton, Cabell County, West Virginia.1,2

     James William Stagg died on 25 February 1922 at age 52 in Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia,5 and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia.5

Census and Occupation

DateEnumeration and OccupationLocation
I cannot find either Emma or James in the census from 1900-1940, although I found Emma as a widow in the Parkersburg, West Virginia 1942 city directory6

Citations

  1. [S2515] "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NMZX-VLC, entry for Emma Stagg, 15 Jul 1946; citing Cabell, West Virginia, County Records, 7894, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 1,983,809, accessed 26 Oct 2020) Images available at partner site.
  2. [S2593] "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FRX4-49W, entry for Jas W. Stagg and Emma Bias, 13 Sep 1893; citing Milton, Cabell, West Virginia, vol2 p111 ln28, county clerks, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 559,887, accessed 27 Nov 2020). Images available on partner site.
  3. [S2702] Find A Grave. Database and images; accessed 12 May 2021, memorial page for James William Stagg (1869-1922) at memorial page... Maintained by Crystal; citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia. Provides full middle name.
  4. [S2702] Find A Grave. Memorial page for James William Stagg (1869-1922) at memorial page.... Provides day and month of birth.
  5. [S2702] Find A Grave. Memorial page for James William Stagg (1869-1922) at memorial page....
  6. [S3521] "U. S. City Directories, 1822-1995," index and images, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. (www.ancestry.com): accessed 12 May 2021, entry for Emma G Stagg, 1942, Parkersburg, West Virginia, image 240 of 410.

Thomas M. Bias1

M, #18922, b. March 1855, d. March 1859
Relationship2nd great-grandnephew of Terisha Turner
FatherRoland S. Bias1 b. 1822, d. 1891
MotherSarah Ann Turner1 b. 1825, d. 1893
Last Edited12 May 2021
     Thomas M. Bias was born in March 1855, son of Roland S. Bias and Sarah Ann Turner, in Cabell County, Virginia.1

     Thomas M. Bias died in March 1859 in Cabell County, Virginia. The county was still in Virginia at the time of his death and did not become West Virginia until 1863.1

Citations

  1. [S6297] "West Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1854-1932," index and images offsite, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:HVG9-MGPZ, entry for Roland S. Bias in entry for Thos. M. Bias, 1859, accessed 26 Oct 2020).

Thomas Jackson Lawson1,2,3,4

M, #18923, b. 13 November 1859, d. 6 January 1962

Family

Isabelle Bias b. 8 Nov 1861, d. 21 Aug 1955
Last Edited27 Nov 2020
     Thomas Jackson Lawson was born on 13 November 1859 in Lincoln County, West Virginia.3,5

     Thomas Jackson Lawson married Isabelle Bias, daughter of Roland S. Bias and Sarah Ann Turner, circa 1880. I cannot find a marriage record for them as of 27 Nov 2020.1,3

     Thomas Jackson Lawson died on 6 January 1962 at age 102 in Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia,6 and was buried in Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane, Lincoln County, West Virginia.

     His obituary reads:
Farmer Dies At 102, Outlives 14 Children

Hurricane, W. Va., Jan 9 (UPI) - Thomas J. Lawson, 102, Hurricane, died at a nursing home here Saturday. A retired farmer, Mr. Lawson outlived all but two of his 16 children.

     Survivors include 27 grandchildren and 52 great-grandchildren.5,6

Census and Occupation

DateEnumeration and OccupationLocation
191052 years of age and married thirty yearsBills Precinct, Putnam County, West Virginia3
Laborer, Railroad3

Citations

  1. [S2515] "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NMK7-34G, entry for Roland Biss in entry for Isabelle Biss Lawson, 21 Aug 1955; citing Hurricane, Putnam Co, West Virginia, County Records, v 6 p 406, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 567,298, accessed 26 Oct 2020) Images available at partner site.
  2. [S3546] "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XD4J-QZX, entry for Isabelle Bias in entry for William Lawson and Agnes Kelley, 08 Oct 1910; citing Marriage, Gallia, Ohio, United States, CN#3415 P.533, Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society, Columbus; FHL microfilm 317,660, accessed 27 Nov 2020). Provides her husband's initials.
  3. [S5973] "1910 United States Federal Census," index and images, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc: (Provo, Utah), accessed 27 Nov 2020, entry for Thomas Lawson, Bills, Putnam, West Virginia; citing page 13B, family 43, FHL Microfilm 1,275,707, image 4 of 11; citing original data from the National Archives & Records Administration.
  4. [S2702] Find A Grave. Database and images; accessed 27 Nov 2020, memorial page for Thomas Jackson Lawson (1859-1962 at memorial page..., photograph of grave by Candie, maintained by Candie; citing Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia. Provides the middle name.
  5. [S2702] Find A Grave. Memorial page for Thomas Jackson Lawson (1859-1962 at memorial page....
  6. [S6039] "Newspapers.com," index and images, (Ancestry.com: (Provo, Utah), accessed 27 Nov 2020, entry for Thomas J. Lawson, 1962, The Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), issue of 9 Jan 1962, page 40, image 40 of 44.

Jerusha Alice Dingess1,2

F, #18924, b. 12 November 1852, d. 18 February 1936

Family

Samuel Arthur Bias b. 20 Oct 1852, d. 12 Feb 1943
Last Edited27 Nov 2020
     Jerusha Alice Dingess was born on 12 November 1852 in Logan County, West Virginia. She was the daughter of John Milton Dingess (1822-1901) and Matilda J McDonald Dingess (1823-1904.)3,4

     Jerusha Alice Dingess married Samuel Arthur Bias, son of Roland S. Bias and Sarah Ann Turner. I cannot find a marriage record for them as of 27 Nov 2020.1

     Jerusha Alice Bias died on 18 February 1936 at age 83 in Barboursville, Cabell County, West Virginia,1 and was buried in Kyle Cemetery, Lesage, Cabell County, West Virginia.1

Census and Occupation

DateEnumeration and OccupationLocation
1880as Alice and 27 years of ageJefferson District, Lincoln County, West Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S5497] "United States 1880 Federal Census," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6RT-GDW ), entry for Samuel Bias, Jefferson, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district ED 66, sheet 181D, family 66, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,255,406, accessed 26 Oct 2020.
  2. [S2702] Find A Grave. Database and images; accessed 27 Nov 2020, memorial page for Jerusha Alice Dingess Bias (1852-1936) at memorial page..., photograph of grave by Candie, maintained by Candie; citing Kyle Cemetery, Lesage, Cabell County, West Virginia. Provides her first name and maiden surname.
  3. [S5497] "U.S. 1880 Federal Census," Samuel Bias, Jefferson, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district ED 66, sheet 181D, family 66, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,255,406, accessed 26 Oct 2020 at ( https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6RT-GDW ). Says she was born in Virginia.
  4. [S2702] Find A Grave. Memorial page for Jerusha Alice Dingess Bias (1852-1936) at memorial page....

Sarah Belt1

F, #18928, b. circa 1830
Relationship2nd great-grandniece of Terisha Turner
FatherFrancis Thomas Belt1 b. bt 1791 - 1800, d. 1833
MotherHelena C. Turner1 b. c 1815, d. 13 Apr 1873
Last Edited31 Oct 2020
     Sarah Belt was born circa 1830, daughter of Francis Thomas Belt and Helena C. Turner, in Virginia.1

Census and Occupation

DateEnumeration and OccupationLocation
187040 years of age and living within her step-father's householdLebanon, St. Clair County, Illinois1

Citations

  1. [S5981] "1870 United States Federal Census," index and images, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc: (Provo, Utah), accessed 31 Oct 2020, entry for Joseph Hybes, 1870, Lebanonk St Clair, Illinois; citing page 147A, family 13, FHL Microfilm 545,778, image 3 of 54; citing original data from the National Archives and Records Administration.

Jane A. E. Carter1

F, #18929, b. circa 1834
RelationshipGreat-grandniece of Terisha Turner
FatherWilliam H. Carter1 b. c 1811, d. 28 Jan 1877
MotherJane R. Turner1 b. c 1814
Last Edited31 Oct 2020
     Jane A. E. Carter was born circa 1834, daughter of William H. Carter and Jane R. Turner, in Albemarle County, Virginia.1,2

Census and Occupation

DateEnumeration and OccupationLocation
185016 years of ageNelson County, Virginia1
186026 years of ageWillow Bank PO, Nelson County, Virginia3
1870as Ophia, 36 yeaars of age and living in her father's householdRockfish Township, Nelson County, Virginia4

Citations

  1. [S5499] "1850 United States Federal Census," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8DX-VPW ), entry for William H. Carter, Nelson county, part of, Nelson, Virginia, United States; citing family 413, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL Microfilm 444,953, accessed 31 Oct 2020.
  2. [S5507] "United States Census, 1860," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHM9-X7Z ), entry for William H Carter, 1860, Nelson, Virginia; citing page 129, household 920, NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D. C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL Film 805,365, accessed 31 Oct 2020. Provides county of birth.
  3. [S5507] "1860 US Census," William H Carter, 1860, Nelson, Virginia; citing page 129, household 920, NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D. C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL Film 805,365, accessed 31 Oct 2020 at ( https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHM9-X7Z ).
  4. [S5500] "United States Census, 1870," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFGR-9JF ), entry for Wm H Carter, 1870, Rockfish, Nelson, Virginia; citing page 23-24, family 183, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington, D. C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL Film 553,164, accessed 31 Oct 2020.

Emily A. Carter1

F, #18930, b. circa 1839
RelationshipGreat-grandniece of Terisha Turner
FatherWilliam H. Carter1 b. c 1811, d. 28 Jan 1877
MotherJane R. Turner1 b. c 1814
Last Edited31 Oct 2020
     Emily A. Carter was born circa 1839, daughter of William H. Carter and Jane R. Turner, in Albemarle County, Virginia.1,2

Census and Occupation

DateEnumeration and OccupationLocation
185011 years of ageNelson County, Virginia1
186019 years of ageWillow Bank PO, Nelson County, Virginia3

Citations

  1. [S5499] "1850 United States Federal Census," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8DX-VPW ), entry for William H. Carter, Nelson county, part of, Nelson, Virginia, United States; citing family 413, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL Microfilm 444,953, accessed 31 Oct 2020.
  2. [S5507] "United States Census, 1860," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHM9-X7Z ), entry for William H Carter, 1860, Nelson, Virginia; citing page 129, household 920, NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D. C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL Film 805,365, accessed 31 Oct 2020. Provides county of birth.
  3. [S5507] "1860 US Census," William H Carter, 1860, Nelson, Virginia; citing page 129, household 920, NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D. C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL Film 805,365, accessed 31 Oct 2020 at ( https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHM9-X7Z ).