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Tazewell Co. Va. Courthouse Records





MARRIAGE RECORDS

The Year of 1801
Adam Milam and Mary Stokes - April 28
Paul Whitley and Nancy Maxfeel - June 10
Samuel Whitten and Susanna Grenup - July 30
William Whitten and Nancy Hall - November 5

The Year 1802
George Justice & Martha McFarlon - January 20
John Shively & Pheby Lewis - January 18
David Shredar & Rheda Nuckles - March 2
James Peery and Pheby Pickens - March 16
Hesecia Harman and Polly Brown - April 6
John Crockett and Polly Peery - April 20
Thomas Harrissen and Rebecka Peery - May 8
Thomas Ferguson and Mary Jones - June 28
Thomas Cartmill and Nancy Compton - Dec. 30

The year of 1803
John Burgess and Janey Shannan - Jan.4
Moses Justice and Susanna Stump - March 11
Bird Lockerd and Nancy Meentosh - March 17
David Young and Janey Bollen - April 24
John Stafford and Nancy Runyon - May 10
Stephen Deskins and Anne Mctosh - May 25
John Shields and Lizabeth Coburn - June 18
Samuel Young and Rebecca Danel - Aug 29
John Pruett and Polly McBroom - Sept 1
James Mor (?) and Nancy Shannan - Sept 15

The year of 1804
Samuel Lusk and Sarah Bailey - Jan 5
William Suter and Rebecca Dills - Jan 10
Thomas Gibson and Polly Peery - Jan 10

The year of 1853.
Milton Lockhart and Rebecca Brown - Sept 7
Isaac Johnston and Lavina Wingo - Sept 7
George Hobbs and Lydia Honaker - Sept 12
Rufus Brittain and Sarah E Peery - Sept 20
Samuel Davidson and Milly Taylor - Sept. 21
Robert Beavers and Lydia E Brown - Sept 28
Alexander Bailey and Martha McDowel - Sept 28
William Stowers and Mahala ? (last name looks like Shinglo, maybe Wingo) Sept 28th.
David ? (last name looks like Fulchen) and Mary Turley - Oct 3
John S. Moore and Emily P Shannon - Oct 3
Lewis H. Anderson and Minervia J. Crow (not sure about last name) Oct 3
James J. Lewis and Casby J. McGuire - Oct 3
James Clevinger and Mary Looney - Oct 8
Jefferson Keen and Maragaret Honaker - Oct 17
Thomas ? and Margaret Mullins - Oct 22
Joseph Looney and ? Shortridge (can't make out the first name) Oct 31
John M. ONeel and Eliza Harman - Nov 1
Wesley P. Marrs and S. A. Taylor - Nov 4
Jeremiah Hager and Emily Myers - Nov 14
James Brewster and Louisa Holbrook - Nov 16

For the years 1854 to 1865, the marriage register gives ages, parents names and place of birth. If you see someone you need more info on, please email me and I will go to the courthouse and write the info down for that particular person.
The year of 1854
Archibald M. White and Susan Hickman - Feb 4
Joseph Hudson and Nancy Puckett - March 23
James White and Elizabeth White - March 29
John Farmer and Nancy S. Mires - March 30
Lewis Matheny and Jane ? (looks like Spense) -March 30
William Johnson and Lucinda Justice - May 4
Nicholas Honaker and Anna Hobbs - May 25
John Franklin and Patsy Taylor - June 2
Clinton Barnes and Sarah Johnson Gillespie - June 13
Samuel Clyburn and Eliza Taylor - June 21
John E Keen and Katharine Vance - June 22
John Bird and Elizabeth Short - June 30
James Short and Elizabeth Bird- June 30
Fleming Lewis and Ann Ratliffe - July 14




THE HANKINS FAMILY:
John Hankins Sr, came from New Jersey to Tazewell Co, Va abt 1774.
John Hankins had two known sons and one daughter: MOSES, JOSEPH, AND RACHAEL.

Moses Hankins (m) Patsy Mitchel
children:
1] LUCY who married GEORGE HARRISON
2] ELIZABETH who married ALEX BEAVERS.
3] ROBERT who married NANCY BEAVERS, 2nd, SUSAN HANKINS.(daughter of Joseph Hankins)
4] WILLIAM who married POLLY MITCHELL
5] NANCY who married CARTER HANKINS
6] REBECCA who married JOHN W. BOOTHE
7] JOHN who married ELIZA BOOTHE
8] CYNTHIA who married J. WILLIAM SPARKS
9] JAMES who married ELIZABETH QUICKSALL

JAMES & ELIZABETH QUICKSALL HANKINS:
children:
1] JONATHAN who marries CHARLOTTE COMER
2] MOSES who marries LENORA COMER
3] ABEL who marries JULIA GILLESPIE
4] THOMAS (twin to lucy) marries MARGARET GILLESPIE.
5] LUCY married MOSES JACKSON BEAVERS
6] MADISON MITCHELL married MARGARET E. McGUIRE
7] MARY JANE married JOHN LAMBERT
8] ELIZABETH married J. NEWTON HARMAN
9] PATSY married JONAS R. SPARKS


Upshur Co WV birth records I found online: surname NEWCOMB
? Newcomb: Nov 25, 1866, parents: Philip & Nancy Newcomb, midwife: Mary Kesling
Austin Newcomb; Aug 30, 1866; s/o William & Catherine Newcomb
Emma J. Newcomb, May 6, 1868; d/o William and Catherine.
Laura A Newcomb; May 24, 1878; d/o W.P. & Florence Newcomb.


Upshur Co births, I found online: surname: ROBINSON
Doria E.; Oct 16, 1860 d/o John C. & Lydia Robinson
Hannah E. Robinson; March 5, 1861, d/o Marshall & Sarah
George W. Robinson: Feb 1863 s/o M.L. & Sarah
John L. Robinson: Nov 30 1866, s/o J. L. & Sarah E.
James L. Robinson: Dec 13, 1874; s/o Thomas & Martha J. Robinson
Thomas H. Robinson; June 27, 1880 s/o Thomas F. & Amanda
Ann Robinson; Sept 5 1883 d/o Thomas F. & Amanda
Mary Robinson; Dec 1 1885 d/o Thomas & Amanda
E. C. Robinson: Oct 1, 1889 s/o Thomas & Amanda
Sarah L. Robinson: Oct 16, 1891 d/o Thomas & Amanda


OWSLEY CO KY HOBBS INFO: Syntha Hall Hobbs applied for Civil War Pension for her husband Elisha Hobbs.

OWSLEY CO CENSUS 1850
Absolam Hobbs 25
Lila 20
Mary
Job

Isaac Hobbs 22
Hezekiah 21
Elizabeth Hobbs age 8 living with Michael Schoolcraft


TAZEWELL CO VA MARRIAGE; CRISMOND
Marriage REgister Vol 3; page 106, line 122
Aug 15, 1893
Andy W. Snyder and Emma V Crismond
Andy is 22, Emma is 32, both single
Andy's parents: A.W. and Martha
Emma's parents: JOhn and Betsy

TAZEWELL CO DEATH RECORD; MURPHY
death register, page 9, line 396
Herndon Murphy ; Feb 24, 1855, Tug River; Croup; 12 days old; parents, John & Mary Murphy

page 7, line 295
Henton Murphy, Jan 17 1854, Tug River, age 55; parents, John Murphy, reported by Polly Murphy wife of Herndon Murphy.
Pinkney Murphy, died by Lynching on Sept 21, 1900

MURPHY BIRTHS FROM TAZEWELL CO VA COURTHOUSE RECORDS:
Louisa, Aug 18, 1854, parents: Quinton A. & Mary
Herndon, Feb 12, 1855, parents: John & Mary
Samuel P., Dec 14, 1854, parents; Ewel S. & Amanda
Montraville S.; Aug 4, 1856; parents; John & Mary

MISC. COURTHOUSE RECORDS FROM TAZEWELL VA:
Ambrose Hall (m) Peggy Peery on June 3, 1806,
Ambrose died on Jan 8, 1860 age 78 y,10m, 2 d. , living in Burkes GArden. death register, pg 18, line 3
Ambrose was born in Montgomery Co Va in 1781; parents William & Mary Hall, informantant of death: daughter, Lydia.

death register, page 2, line 61
Nancy VanDyke died Aug 31, 1854, at Indian Creek, in childbirth at age 40. parents were Thomas & Polly Mitchell. Nancy was married to John VanDyke and born in Tazewell.

MARRIAGE RECORDS FROM TAZEWELL CO COURTHOUSE; SURNAME, LOWE
Jefferson Davis Lowe married Nancy Hobbs , Aug 5, 1887;
Married Nancy Jane Maxwell, July 26 1901; bk 3, pg 146, line 149.
Jefferson and Nancy were 40 and both widowed.
Jefferson is the son of Calvin and Lettitia; Nancy the daughter of William and Mary Maxwell.
Nancy Hobbs was the daughter of Samuel and Charlotte Hobbs of Tazewell
Jefferson D. Lowe is living with his brother Richard Whitt Lowe in the 1900 census listed as a widower.

A lady identified as "Capt Lowe's Mother" died in Tazewell on Aug 17, 1888. source: Clinch Valley News
Sam Lowe died on March 27, 1908; Clinch Valley News Obit
James W. Lowe died on Oct 15, 1926; Clinch Valley News Obit.
Whitely Lowe died on Oct 8 1926; Clinch Valley News Obit
George Lowe died on Dec 21, 1894; Clinch Valley News obit.
Luther Low died on March 23, 1911; Clinch Valley News obit [Murdered]


CIVIL WAR INFO ON SAMUEL HOBBS s/o JOHN & NANCY HOBBS.
Samuel Hobbs served in Co A/G. Enlisted on May 30 1862 at Jeffersonville Va. Present thru at least Dec 1, 1862. Deserted , served in Co B 22 Va Cav. Administatively transferred from Co A to Co G on Oct 31, 1864. Paroled on April 24, 1865 at Charleston WV then age 26. Fair Complexion and hair, blue eyes, 5'9" tall. resident of Tazewell Co but was age 23 , farmer, in 1860 Buchanan Co Va census , married Catherine Shrader on Jan 18, 1866. [the marriage information is wrong; Samuel Hobbs married Charlotte Gross in 1858] He never married twice.

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