Descendants of John L. Prince

Generation No. 1

1. JOHN L.1 PRINCE was born 1821 in Loudon,Va. Loudon Co., and died 1898 in Braxton Co. WV. He married (1) SUSANNAH POE, daughter of STEPHEN POE and MARY BOYCE. She was born 1845, and died 1923 in Nicholas Co. WVa.. He married (2) ELIZABETH EVERHART. He married (3) MARY MIFLIN.

Child of JOHN PRINCE and SUSANNAH POE is: i. GEORGE MARL2 PRINCE.

Children of JOHN PRINCE and ELIZABETH EVERHART are: ii. MARTHA J.2 PRINCE. iii. WILLIAM N. PRINCE, b. 1847. iv. ARMSTAT SAMUEL PRINCE, b. 1852. v. DANIEL H. PRINCE, b. 1852. vi. JOHN E.F. PRINCE, b. 1854. vii. ROBERT N. PRINCE, b. 1855. viii. STEPHEN E. PRINCE, b. 1858. ix. ELIZABETH PRINCE, b. 1864.

Child of JOHN PRINCE and MARY MIFLIN is: 2. x. MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, b. July 13, 1879, Heater's WV. Braxton Co.; d. 1918, Heater's WV. Braxton Co..

Generation No. 2

2. MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE (JOHN L.1) was born July 13, 1879 in Heater's WV. Braxton Co., and died 1918 in Heater's WV. Braxton Co.. She married MARION SANFORD SHOULDERS in Braxton Co. WV, son of AMOS SHOULDERS and SCYNTHIA ENGLISH. He was born 1875 in Horner, WV. Lewis Co., and died 1925 in Quinwood, Greenbrier Co. WV.

Notes for MARION SANFORD SHOULDERS: Marion's son John Amos Shoulders lost his leg in this same mine accident.

Death Certificate: #15811 County Fayette; District of Quinnimont at McKendree Hospital #2 Full name:Marion Sanford Shoulders male.....white......married......DOB October 6, 1871 DOD 54 yrs 2 mos 20 days.......December 26,1925 6:30am Occupation:Miner Cause: Strangulated Ventral Hernia....Intestional obstruction ; patient 7 days before death Place of Burial: Marfrance,WVa.

Marion was a coalminer at Margarette Coal Mines , Marfrance,WVa.

Personal Injury Report: dated January 11, 1926

Name of person killed or injured: Marion S. Shoulders age 53 married....yes Does he leave a widow......yes Children.......8 Nationality.......American Insurance 4/0 Occupation....coal loader How long has hr been in service of Company......3 months Date of Accident: November 13, 1925 If death resulted give date......December 26, 1925 Any eye witnesses? no Injured person make a statement....not known Nature of Injury: _____ ______ hip & leg Was Accident inside or outside......inside Give exact location..... Face #11Room second right, entry #1 mine Name of Hospital taken...McKendree Hospital Name of mine #one, Greenbrier Co. WVa. Name of Company Margarette Coal Company Cause of Accident:Was loading coal and a some coal fell from face on him This man returned from hospital and later returned for an operation for a hernia which it is claimed was reopened as a result of recent injury. Mine offical makeing report...unreadable Mine official recieving report...Robert R. Fields dated 1-17-1926

Children of MARY PRINCE and MARION SHOULDERS are: i. JOSEPH GRANT3 SHOULDERS. ii. NANCY LUCILLE SHOULDERS. iii. MARION ROBERT SHOULDERS, b. 1902; d. 1918.

Notes for MARION ROBERT SHOULDERS: Young Marion is said by family members to have drown.

3. iv. JOHN AMOS SHOULDERS, b. November 17, 1905, Braxton Co. WV; d. April 05, 1979, Richwood,WV,Nicholas Co.. v. GEORGIA ELIZABETH SHOULDERS, b. 1909. 4. vi. INA EMMALINE SHOULDERS, b. 1912, Braxton Co. WVa.; d. 1940, Nicholas Co. WV. 5. vii. ARTHUR T. SHOULDERS, b. October 18, 1918, Heaters WVa.Braxton Co.; d. July 07, 1994, Tacoma,Wash.Pierce Co.. 6. viii. BESSIE BELL SHOULDERS, b. 1903, Braxton Co.WV. 7. ix. SCYNTHIA SHOULDERS, b. 1900, Braxton Co. WV; d. 1981, Richwood,WV,Nicholas Co..

Generation No. 3

3. JOHN AMOS3 SHOULDERS (MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born November 17, 1905 in Braxton Co. WV, and died April 05, 1979 in Richwood,WV,Nicholas Co.. He married FIDELLA JOSEPHINE NASH March 24, 1937 in Nettie,WV Nicholas Co., daughter of OTTO NASH and GOLDIE COLLINS. She was born August 03, 1921 in Sandpoint Idaho, and died December 06, 1991 in Beckley,WV.

Notes for JOHN AMOS SHOULDERS: John lost his leg in the same mine accident that also took his father's life.

Children of JOHN SHOULDERS and FIDELLA NASH are: i. ALTA BELL4 SHOULDERS, b. 1938. 8. ii. LENA MAE SHOULDERS, b. 1940. iii. JOHN AMOS JR SHOULDERS, b. 1942. 9. iv. WILLIAM JOSEPH SHOULDERS, b. October 14, 1945, Richwood, WV Nicholas Co.. v. DOUGLAS SHOULDERS, b. 1948. vi. STEPHEN SHOULDERS, b. 1951. 10. vii. FLORANCE JANE SHOULDERS, b. 1953.

4. INA EMMALINE3 SHOULDERS (MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1912 in Braxton Co. WVa., and died 1940 in Nicholas Co. WV. She married CLERANCE OSCAR COLLINS October 20, 1928 in Nicholas Co. WV, son of RICHARD COLLINS and FIDELLA DONELLSON. He was born 1907 in Fenwick, WV,Nicholas Co., and died 1999 in Nicholas Co. WV.

Children of INA SHOULDERS and CLERANCE COLLINS are: i. DENZIL NORMAN4 COLLINS, b. Nicholas Co. WV; m. SUNNIE RAE. ii. ARDEN BROOK COLLINS, b. 1929, Nicholas Co. WV; m. GLORIA JOHNSON. iii. KENNETH WAYNE COLLINS, b. 1931, Nicholas Co. WV; m. MARY HOSEY WILSON. iv. BARBARA LOUISE COLLINS, b. 1933; m. GERALD MCCLUNG. v. DENVER LANE COLLINS, b. 1935, Nicholas Co. WV; m. PATRICIA MCGAN.

5. ARTHUR T.3 SHOULDERS (MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born October 18, 1918 in Heaters WVa.Braxton Co., and died July 07, 1994 in Tacoma,Wash.Pierce Co.. He married ZELMA ZANE BENNETT - GODFREY March 20, 1949 in Richwood,WV Nicholas Co. WV, daughter of SYLVANUS GODFREY and CLARA PFALZGRAFF. She was born April 04, 1919 in Curtin, Nicholas Co., WV, USA, and died March 20, 1988 in Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington, USA.

Notes for ZELMA ZANE BENNETT - GODFREY: Zelma was born April 4 1919 and 2 days later her mother died. Fred, grief stricken and thinking the tiny infant would not live gave the baby to a childless couple to raise. Zelma often said she was alive by the Grace of God and the love of Clara Godfrey

Mother's adopted line

Sylvanus Bailey Godfrey b.1880 McDowell Co. WV d. 1949 Nicholas Co. WV mar Clara Mae Pfalzpraff1909 Parkersburg, WV b. 1888 Germany d. 1933 Raymond, Wash. Pacific Co. daughter of George and Hester (COOK) Pfalzpraff

This couple was no blood kin to my mother Zelma, but on my natural father's line the Godfrey line connects when sylvanus's father married Louisa COLLINS.

Children of ARTHUR SHOULDERS and ZELMA GODFREY are: 11. i. HAZEL CLEO4 SHOULDERS, b. May 15, 1950, Richwood,WV, Nicholas Co.. ii. KAREN KAY SHOULDERS, b. June 22, 1951, N icholas Co. WV; m. FRANK BROWN, January 1999, Gig Harbor, Washington.

6. BESSIE BELL3 SHOULDERS (MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1903 in Braxton Co.WV. She married (1) HANCE TYREE BENNETT, son of JOHN BENNETT and MALINDA MARTIN. He was born 1900 in Nicholas Co. WVa., and died 1954 in N icholas Co. WV. She married (2) HANCE TYREE SPENCER, son of JOHN BENNETT and MALINDA MARTIN.

Children of BESSIE SHOULDERS and HANCE BENNETT are: 12. i. HENRY4 BENNETT. 13. ii. EDGAR RAY BENNETT. iii. HANCE DAVID BENNETT, m. (1) RUTH SPENCER; m. (2) RUTH SPENCER. iv. BASIL BENNETT. v. VICTOR BENNETT, m. (1) TOOTIE; m. (2) MARY UNDERWOOD. vi. ROBERT BENNETT, m. CARLA JANE BAKER. vii. ROSEMARY BENNETT, m. DAVID NUGEN. viii. DELMAS BENNETT, m. CYGLENDA RUSSELL. ix. DOROTHY BENNETT. x. MARTHA BENNETT. xi. WILLIAM BENNETT. 14. xii. CECIL BENNETT, b. 1922, N icholas Co. WV; d. 1946, N icholas Co. WV. 15. xiii. JACKIE DALE BENNETT, b. 1934, N icholas Co. WV; d. 1982.

7. SCYNTHIA3 SHOULDERS (MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1900 in Braxton Co. WV, and died 1981 in Richwood,WV,Nicholas Co.. She married (1) ALVIN L.COLLINS. She married (2) ALVIN LLOYD COLLINS 1938 in Greenbrier County,WVa., son of RICHARD COLLINS and FIDELLA DONELLSON. He was born 1885 in Cherry Bottoms, Nicholas Co. WV, and died 1987 in Nicholas Co. WV.

Child of SCYNTHIA SHOULDERS and ALVIN L.COLLINS is: i. VIOLET4 COLLINS, m. JENNING SPENCER.

Children of SCYNTHIA SHOULDERS and ALVIN COLLINS are: 16. ii. HERBERT HARLAN4 COLLINS, b. 1926. 17. iii. VIOLET COLLINS, b. 1927. 18. iv. HAZEL CLEO COLLINS, b. 1930. 19. v. DAVID COLLINS, b. 1935. 20. vi. ALICE ANN COLLINS, b. 1937. 21. vii. BENJAMIN BOYD COLLINS, b. 1941, Nicholas Co. WV.

Generation No. 4

8. LENA MAE4 SHOULDERS (JOHN AMOS3, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1940. She married (2) WILLIAM CRAIN.

Children of LENA MAE SHOULDERS are: i. ROBERT D.5 RAULERSON, b. 1958. 22. ii. DARLENE ANN RAULERSON, b. 1959.

9. WILLIAM JOSEPH4 SHOULDERS (JOHN AMOS3, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born October 14, 1945 in Richwood, WV Nicholas Co.. He married (2) REBA JOY BASS January 03, 1993 in Winburne,Pa. She was born 1962 in Jacksonville, Flordia.

Children of WILLIAM JOSEPH SHOULDERS are: 23. i. ROBERT JOSEPH5 SHOULDERS, b. 1964, Richwood,WV,Nicholas Co.. 24. ii. LISA JANE SHOULDERS, b. 1966, Richwood, WV Nicholas Co.. 25. iii. DIXIE DARLENE SHOULDERS, b. 1969, Warren,Ohio. iv. WILLIAM EDGAR SHOULDERS, b. 1970, Warren, Ohio; m. STACY.

Children of WILLIAM SHOULDERS and REBA BASS are: 26. v. ANTHONEY CHRISTIAN BASS5 SHOULDERS, b. 1978, Clearfield ,Pa. vi. DAVID ANDREW BASS SHOULDERS, b. 1982, Clearfield,Pa.

10. FLORANCE JANE4 SHOULDERS (JOHN AMOS3, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1953. She married DAVID LEE CARR June 11, 1971 in N icholas Co. WV. He was born 1950 in Nettie, WV, Nicholas Co..

Children of FLORANCE SHOULDERS and DAVID CARR are: 27. i. MELANIE JANE5 CARR, b. 1973. 28. ii. DAVID EDWARD CARR, b. 1975.

11. HAZEL CLEO4 SHOULDERS (ARTHUR T.3, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born May 15, 1950 in Richwood,WV, Nicholas Co.. She married (1) JIMERSON HAMELTON in Tacoma,Washington, Pierce Co.. She married (2) DAVID KING.

Children of HAZEL SHOULDERS and JIMERSON HAMELTON are: i. DANIEL WAYNE5 HAMELTON, b. 1965, Tacoma, Wa.Pierce County; d. Tacoma, Wa.Pierce County. ii. LANCE MICHAEL EDWARD HAMELTON, b. 1973, Tacoma, Wa.Pierce County; d. Tacoma, Wa.Pierce County.

12. HENRY4 BENNETT (BESSIE BELL3 SHOULDERS, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) He married INEZ SPENCER.

Children of HENRY BENNETT and INEZ SPENCER are: i. JOHN5 BENNETT. ii. BESSIE BENNETT.

13. EDGAR RAY4 BENNETT (BESSIE BELL3 SHOULDERS, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) He married HILDA VIRGINIA SPENCER, daughter of GORDON SPENCER and MYRTLE HOLCOMB.

Children of EDGAR BENNETT and HILDA SPENCER are: i. EDGAR RAY5 BENNETT, m. VIRGINIA WOODS. ii. ALFRED WAYNE BENNETT, m. WILMA JEAN ELSWICK. iii. DELLAS RAY BENNETT, m. CHARLENE RATCLIFF. iv. JEWELL CARDILIA BENNETT, m. JESSIE COLLINS. v. WETZIL VAN BENNETT, m. (1) BELINDA ADKINS; m. (2) CHARLOTTE; m. (3) MARTHA BALL. vi. JAMES ALLEN BENNETT, m. (1) NANCY WEBB; m. (2) VIRGINIA MULLINS. vii. RICKY CARTER BENNETT, m. (1) LINDA BENNETT; m. (2) PATTY TALBERT. viii. STEVEN GRANT BENNETT. ix. CHARLES MONROE BENNETT, m. (1) SHERRI LLOYD; m. (2) VERONICA.

14. CECIL4 BENNETT (BESSIE BELL3 SHOULDERS, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1922 in N icholas Co. WV, and died 1946 in N icholas Co. WV. He married INEZ SPENCER.

Child of CECIL BENNETT and INEZ SPENCER is: i. CLINTON5 BENNETT.

15. JACKIE DALE4 BENNETT (BESSIE BELL3 SHOULDERS, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1934 in N icholas Co. WV, and died 1982. He married LORAINE SUE DONAHUE.

Children of JACKIE BENNETT and LORAINE DONAHUE are: i. JACK5 BENNETT. ii. ROBIN BENNETT.

16. HERBERT HARLAN4 COLLINS (SCYNTHIA3 SHOULDERS, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1926. He married (1) CARLENE LARABEE. He married (2) BERNICE COLBY.

Children of HERBERT COLLINS and CARLENE LARABEE are: 29. i. HERBERT HARLAN JR.5 COLLINS. 30. ii. ALAN PAUL COLLINS. iii. ALVIN LEO COLLINS. 31. iv. BRADFORD WAYNE COLLINS. v. CARL LARRIBEE COLLINS.

17. VIOLET4 COLLINS (SCYNTHIA3 SHOULDERS, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1927. She married JENNING SPENCER, son of GORDON SPENCER and MYRTLE HOLCOMB.

Children of VIOLET COLLINS and JENNING SPENCER are: i. LLOYD J.5 SPENCER. ii. GORDON HARLAN SPENCER. iii. RICHARD MONROE SPENCER.

18. HAZEL CLEO4 COLLINS (SCYNTHIA3 SHOULDERS, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1930. She married HERBERT GROVES.

Child of HAZEL COLLINS and HERBERT GROVES is: 32. i. MICHAEL LANE5 GROVES.

19. DAVID4 COLLINS (SCYNTHIA3 SHOULDERS, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1935. He married PEGGY PHILLIPS, daughter of ROY PHILLIPS and RITA SPENCER.

Notes for PEGGY PHILLIPS: Peggy is my mother's second cousin on her Perry side. Peggy's grandparents died in April 1919 just two weeks after Molly Perry died of the same strain of flu. Peggy's parents and my grandmother is buried at Alderson Church Cemetary Craigsville,WV Nicholas Co.

Children of DAVID COLLINS and PEGGY PHILLIPS are: i. DAVID WAYNE5 COLLINS. ii. DONNA LEE COLLINS. iii. ROY BRUCE COLLINS. iv. CARLA JOANNE COLLINS.

20. ALICE ANN4 COLLINS (SCYNTHIA3 SHOULDERS, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1937. She married (1) GERALD WOLFORD. She married (2) VERNON CAVANDISH.

Children of ALICE COLLINS and GERALD WOLFORD are: i. DIANE LYNN5 WOLFORD. ii. TROY GERALD WOLFORD. iii. ELMER ALVIN WOLFORD. iv. MARY KATHRINE WOLFORD. v. THOMAS VANCE WOLFORD.

21. BENJAMIN BOYD4 COLLINS (SCYNTHIA3 SHOULDERS, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1941 in Nicholas Co. WV. He married SALLY ANN PHILLIPS.

Notes for SALLY ANN PHILLIPS: Sally Ann Phillips Collins is sister to Peggy who married David Collins.

Children of BENJAMIN COLLINS and SALLY PHILLIPS are: i. BENJAMIN BOYD JR.5 COLLINS. ii. JERRY EUGENE COLLINS. iii. ROY LEE COLLINS.

Generation No. 5

22. DARLENE ANN5 RAULERSON (LENA MAE4 SHOULDERS, JOHN AMOS3, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1959. She married DALLAS KISTLER July 25, 1974.

Children of DARLENE RAULERSON and DALLAS KISTLER are: i. BENJAMIN6 KISTLER, b. 1985. ii. HANNAH KISTLER, b. 1987. iii. ETHAN KISTLER, b. 1990.

23. ROBERT JOSEPH5 SHOULDERS (WILLIAM JOSEPH4, JOHN AMOS3, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1964 in Richwood,WV,Nicholas Co.. He met DOROTHY.

Children of ROBERT SHOULDERS and DOROTHY are: i. BOBBY6 SHOULDERS. ii. RAYMOND SHOULDERS. iii. ROSS SHOULDERS. iv. AMBER SHOULDERS.

24. LISA JANE5 SHOULDERS (WILLIAM JOSEPH4, JOHN AMOS3, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1966 in Richwood, WV Nicholas Co.. She met GARY.

Children of LISA SHOULDERS and GARY are: i. ANGELO6. ii. JOEY. iii. ASHLEY.

25. DIXIE DARLENE5 SHOULDERS (WILLIAM JOSEPH4, JOHN AMOS3, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1969 in Warren,Ohio.

Child of DIXIE DARLENE SHOULDERS is: i. ADAM6 SHOULDERS.

26. ANTHONEY CHRISTIAN BASS5 SHOULDERS (WILLIAM JOSEPH4, JOHN AMOS3, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1978 in Clearfield ,Pa. He met SISSY.

Child of ANTHONEY SHOULDERS and SISSY is: i. ALLAN6 SHOULDERS.

27. MELANIE JANE5 CARR (FLORANCE JANE4 SHOULDERS, JOHN AMOS3, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1973. She married TODD DEAN GRIFFITH. He was born 1977.

Children of MELANIE CARR and TODD GRIFFITH are: i. JOSEPH JEFFERY6 GRIFFITH, b. 1989. ii. ERIKA DAWN GRIFFITH, b. 1990.

28. DAVID EDWARD5 CARR (FLORANCE JANE4 SHOULDERS, JOHN AMOS3, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) was born 1975. He married JOANNA SPENCER. She was born 1970.

Children of DAVID CARR and JOANNA SPENCER are: i. BRITTANY NICHOLE6 CARR, b. 1989. ii. DEREK MATTHEW CARR, b. 1991. iii. CODY GARRETT CARR, b. 1992.

29. HERBERT HARLAN JR.5 COLLINS (HERBERT HARLAN4, SCYNTHIA3 SHOULDERS, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) He married JOAN AMARAL.

Children of HERBERT COLLINS and JOAN AMARAL are: i. KRISTY LYNN6 COLLINS. ii. CORENA COLLINS.

30. ALAN PAUL5 COLLINS (HERBERT HARLAN4, SCYNTHIA3 SHOULDERS, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) He married DIANE LEWSQUE.

Children of ALAN COLLINS and DIANE LEWSQUE are: i. CYNTHIA6 COLLINS. ii. SARA KATHLEEN COLLINS.

31. BRADFORD WAYNE5 COLLINS (HERBERT HARLAN4, SCYNTHIA3 SHOULDERS, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) He married MAXINE CORBETT.

Child of BRADFORD COLLINS and MAXINE CORBETT is: i. CARL LARRIBEE6 COLLINS.

32. MICHAEL LANE5 GROVES (HAZEL CLEO4 COLLINS, SCYNTHIA3 SHOULDERS, MARY CATHERINE2 PRINCE, JOHN L.1) He married LACAGE SAUNDERS.

Children of MICHAEL GROVES and LACAGE SAUNDERS are: i. ANDREW LEE6 GROVES. ii. ANTHONEY LANE GROVES.

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