Thomas Godfrey

THOMAS GODFREY {15 PAGES, BY DORIS SLAUGHTER, POSTED W/ PERMISSION }

THIS WAS MY MOTHER'S ADOPTED LINE Thomas Godfrey was married to Susanna Stephenson. He was listed as indenture servant to Valentine Servier who received a large land grant in the same area that Thomas settled. Thomasí land was on Clear Fork of Wolf Creek. He was listed on Tazewell County, Virginia Personal Property Taxes for 1801, 1802, 1803 and 1806. On 14 January 1802 Thomas Godfrey and wife, Susanna, convey land to Samuel Lusk, Junior and on 11 February 1802 they sold land to Isaac Atkins. On 24 June 1807 it was order that "Thomas Godfrey be exempted from the payment of County levies and poor rates on account of his old age and bodily infirmity." Susannaís was first marriage to Samuel Lusk, Senior. An Indian attack left her a widow with two young sons, David Lusk and Samuel Lusk, Junior.

Children of Thomas and Susanna (Stephenson) Godfrey:

I. Absalom^2 Godfrey, (Thomas^1), was on a list, with Samuel and David Lusk, of men who were called upon to defend the settlers on the frontier. He was married 9 July 1811 Tazewell County, Virginia to Mary (Polly) Ellen Bailey, daughter of James Bailey and of Margaret Stinson. He was on Tazewell County, Virginia Personal Property Taxes for 1802, 1803 and 1820. On 1850 census Polly, as a widow, was living next door to her son Thomas in Wyoming County with four children left at home.

Children of Absalom and Mary Ellen (Bailey) Godfrey:

1. James B^3 Godfrey, (Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1812 in Virginia and died before 1870. He was married to Nancy M ____. They were living in Mercer County when 1850 and 1860 census was taken. Nancy is a widow with four children living with her on 1870 census.

Children of James B and Nancy M Godfrey:

i. Mary Jane^4 Godfrey, (James B^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 21 February 1839 in Mercer County, Virginia. She was married 21 May 1857 Mercer County, Virginia to Reece T Lusk, son of Absolum Lusk and of Dilly Bailey.

ii. Martha (Marga) Ann^4 Godfrey, (James B^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 31 July 1841 in Mercer County, Virginia. She was married 2 February 1860 Mercer County, Virginia to Philip Shrewsbury, son of John Shrewsbury and of Elizabeth Bailey.

iii. Thomas S^4 Godfrey, (James B^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1844 in Virginia.

iv. Victoria^4 Godfrey was born 1846 in Mercer County, Virginia. She was married 24 December 1865 Mercer County, West Virginia to John S Shrewsbury, son of Henry Shrewsbury and of Frances Sarah Jane Walker.

v. Robert Mac^4 Godfrey, (James B^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1850 in Mercer County, Virginia. He was married 29 December 1870, Mercer County, West Virginia to Ursula Milly Shrewsbury, daughter of Henry Shrewsbury and of Frances Sarah Jane Walker.

vi. Louisa Sina^4 Godfrey, (James B^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1853 in Virginia. She was married to John S Bailey, son of Chrispianos (Anos) Walker Bailey and of Rhoda Shrewsbury.

vii. Matilda Frances^4 Godfrey, (James B^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 21 January 1857 in Virginia. She was married 23 July 1874 Mercer County, West Virginia to Anderson McDonald Bailey, son of Chrispianos (Anos) Walker Bailey and of Rhoda Shrewsbury.

viii. William R^4 Godfrey, (James B^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1861 in Virginia.

2. Thomas^3 Godfrey, Squire, (Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1817 in Virginia and died before 1870. He was married to Margaret Lusk, daughter of Eli Lusk and of Elizabeth Bailey. Thomas and his family were living on Barkerís Ridge on 1850 and 1860 census, but Margaret was head of household on 1870 census. Thomas and Margaret are first cousins, one generation removed, with Susanna Stephenson as common ancestor.

Children of Thomas and Margaret (Lusk) Godfrey:

i. Augustus Clay^4 Godfrey, (Thomas^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1847 in Virginia.

ii. Rebecca^4 Godfrey, (Thomas^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1848 in Logan County, Virginia. She was married 1 February 1866 Wyoming County, West Virginia to Wilson England, son of Gerald and Sarah England.

iii. Armor L^4 Godfrey, (Thomas^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1851 in Virginia.

iv. Eli^4 Godfrey, (Thomas^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1853 in Virginia.

v. Joseph B^4 Godfrey, (Thomas^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1855 in Wyoming County, Virginia. He was married 7 April 1878 Wyoming County, West Virginia to Nancy Cathryn Kinser. Their daughter, Margaret Frances Godfrey, was married 11 March 1897 Wyoming County, West Virginia to George Paris Shrewsbury, son of John Birl Shrewsbury and of Lousia Elizabeth Basham.

vi. Thomas W^4 Godfrey, (Thomas^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1857 in Virginia. He was married 19 April 1878 Wyoming County, West Virginia to Nancy Ann Walls.

vii. Missy^4 Godfrey, (Thomas^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1859 in Virginia.

viii. Cosby^4 Godfrey, (Thomas^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1861 in Wyoming County, Virginia. She was married 9 June 1878 Wyoming County, West Virginia to Jeremiah H Lambert.

ix. Margaret^4 Godfrey, (Thomas^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1863 in Virginia. She was married 13 January 1882 Wyoming County, West Virginia to Gabriel Riffe.

3. John D^3 Godfrey, (Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1819 in Virginia and died 1885. He was married to Martha Bailey. They were living in Spanishburg when 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880 census was taken.

Children of John D and Martha (Bailey) Godfrey:

i. Amaziah I^4 Godfrey, (John D^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1848 in Virginia. On 1880 census he is listed as "dealer in dry goods."

ii. Augustus B^4 Godfrey, (John D^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1849 in Virginia and died 1934. He was married to Sarah M ___. They were listed on 1880 census as living in Rock District with son Thomas B Godfrey age four and daughter "Theadocia" O Godfrey age one. Thomas B Godfrey was born 1876 in Mercer County, West Virginia. He was married 27 January 1897 Mercer County, West Virginia to Jenette Alice D Shrewsbury, daughter of Eli B Shrewsbury and of Martelia F (Trelia) Bailey.

iii. Temanda Melissa^4 Godfrey, (John D^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1852 in Virginia. She was married to Jonathan Simms Bailey, son of Burrell B Bailey and of Nancy Bailey.

iv. James A^4 Godfrey, (John D^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1854 in Virginia. On 1880 census he was listed as "working in corn mill."

v. Rebecca F^4 Godfrey, (John D^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1858 in Virginia.

vi. Josephine E^4 Godfrey, (John D^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1861 in Virginia.

vii. George D^4 Godfrey, (John D^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1863 in West Virginia.

viii. Armour L^4 Godfrey, (John D^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1865 in West Virginia. He was married 18 July 1889 Wyoming County, West Virginia to Margaret Lester.

ix. John Edward^4 Godfrey, (John D^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1867 in West Virginia.

x. Julina Virginia^4 Godfrey, (John D^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1870 in West Virginia. She was married 16 May 1888 Wyoming County, West Virginia to James Spratt.

4. Armour Lawson^3 Godfrey, (Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1827 in Virginia. He was married to Rebecca Lester, daughter of Joseph Lester and of Dicy Bailey. Armour and his wife Rebecca were living in Wyoming on 1860 census with these children: (1) Lewis B Godfrey age 8. (2) Dicey Godfrey age 6. (3) James Remby Godfrey was born 1851 in Virginia. He was married 3 November 1882 Wyoming County West Virginia to Sarah Ann Davis. (4) John Crocket Godfrey was married 12 October 1901 to Victoria Lester, daughter of David and Laney Lester. (5) Rosa Violet Godfrey was married 10 January 1895 Wyoming County, West Virginia to George Franklin Christian, son of John D and Nancy Christian. (6) Polly Godfrey. (7) Cosbie Godfrey. (8) Armour Lawson Godfrey, Junior who married to Margaret Lester. (9) Margie Godfrey. (10) Rebecca Varina Godfrey who married to P B Christian.

5. Mary Ellen^3 Godfrey, (Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1828 in Logan County, Virginia. She was married 9 January 1854 Wyoming County, West Virginia to Isaac B Lester, son of Joseph Lester and of Dicy Bailey.

6. Lewis Jerome^3 Godfrey, (Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1829 in Tazewell County, Virginia. He was first married 10 August 1858 Wyoming County, West Virginia to Susan Carnatta, daughter of David and Joana Carnatta. He was second married 7 February 1884 to Dicy Roberts, daughter of Jacob Roberts.

7. Oscar Paris^3 Godfrey, (Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1831 in Virginia. Oscar and his wife Elizabeth were living in Wyoming on 1860 census with these children: (1) Harriett Godfrey was born 12 July 1855 in Wyoming County, Virginia. She was married 16 May 1876 Wyoming County, West Virginia to J A Davis. (2) Mahala Godfrey age 3. (3) Absalom Godfrey age 2. (4) Lucinda Godfrey age 7 months.

8. Julina^3 Godfrey, (Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was married 21 November 1833 Tazewell County, Virginia to Hugh T Rinehart, son of George Rinehart and of Hannah Sibert.

9. Julia^3 Godfrey, (Absalom^2, Thomas^1).

10. Margaret (Peggy) S^3 Godfrey, (Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was married 1 January 1835 Tazewell County, Virginia to Jesse Davis.

11. Cosby^3 Godfrey, (Absalom^2, Thomas^1), who was married to Gordon C Lusk, son of Eli Lusk and of Elizabeth Bailey.

12. William (Billey)^3 Godfrey, (Absalom^2, Thomas^1), was born 1833 in Virginia.

II. Burgess (Bird)^2 Godfrey, (Thomas^1) who was married 5 February 1811 Giles County, Virginia to Polly Shrewsbury, daughter of Jeremiah and Mary Shrewsbury. He was listed on Tazewell County Virginia Personal Property Taxes for 1802, 1803, 1806 and 1820. Bird and his family were listed in Shelby County, Ohio on 1830 census, in Greenup County, Kentucky on 1840 and Auglaize County, Ohio on 1850 census living with his second wife Margaret McVey at the age of 64.

DAVID LUSK

DAVID LUSKíS parents were Samuel Lusk and Susanna Stephenson. An Indian attack left Susanna a widow with two young sons, David Lusk and Samuel Lusk, Junior. On 14 January 1802 Thomas Godfrey and wife, Susanna (Stephenson), conveyed land to Samuel Lusk, Junior. Johnston and Harman depict Lieutenant Samuel Lusk, Junior actives in defensive of the frontier and they both tell in great detail the story where he was wound and taken prisoner by the Indians, but later escaped. Yantisí book on Tazewell County finish his story where he is listed on 54 pages. Samuel was married 15 January 1804 Tazewell County, Virginia to Sarah Bailey, daughter of Richard Bailey and of Elizabeth Belsher. On 7 October 1834 in Greenup County, Kentucky Samuel, at the age of 60 years, applied for a war pension. In her book Mrs. Bowman refers to David Lusk as a scout and frontiersman. Johnston has him on a list (1780-1794) which was a company of men who gathered where territories were threatened. Also, he is included with the War of 1812 soldiers. David was a chainman on a survey team for Thomas Wilson, a land speculator, who surveyed 57,000 acres on 20 January 1795. On 24 November 1794 in Wythe County, Virginia, David was recorded with a "treasury warrant" for hundred acres on Clear Fork of Wolf Creek. This Creek starts in what is now Tazewell County, runs through Bland County and ends in Giles County, Virginia at New River just south of the West Virginia state line. He is listed on Wythe County, Virginia Personal Property Tax list for 1800 and on Tazewell County, Virginia for 1801 with one white male over 21 and four horses. On Land Tax list for 1802 he is taxes for hundred acres in Tazewell County, Virginia. By 1814 David is taxed for 172 acres of land on the "waters of Bluestone" 22 miles north east of the court house at Princeton. He is found on 1820 Personal Property Tax list with six horses. On 1 November 1810 one hundred acres of land was surveyed for David "on waters of Bluestone" adjacent to Reuben Bailey, his brother-in-law, and "Luskís old line." Sims lists David in Tazewell County with hundred acres on waters of Bluestone and 146 acres on Brush Creek in 1821. These two parcels of land are in what is now Mercer County, West Virginia. On 15 October 1801 a case, "Commonwealth of Virginia vs. David Lusk and Chole McComas," was dismissed. Then on 16 August 1804 and 28 June 1809 deeds were ordered made for "David Lusk and Chole, his wife," to sell land to former John Lawson and the latter to Hugh Tiffany. Cloah (Chole) was first married 11 January 1787 to David McComas in Montgomery County, Virginia. David Lusk is on 1830 census and by February 1833 he "presented in court a declaration for a pension, which was sworn to, examined and ordered to be certified according to Law." No marriage record has been found for David Lusk and Cloah (Bailey) McComas, but records do show they had a lest one son, Eli Lusk. ELI^3 LUSK, (DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1798 in Tazewell County, Virginia. He was first married 23 November 1817 to ELIZABETH BAILEY, daughter of Macajah Bailey and of Naomi Belcher. He was second married 2 June 1859 to OLLY (OLLIE) STANLY and was third married 10 March 1868 to NANCY AKERS, daughter of Jacob Akers and of Lucinda Duncan. In 1850 he was appointed school commissioner for Huff Creek District, Wyoming County, Virginia. Eli was living in Huff Creek area in 1832 and moved to Barkerís Fork area by 1856. Sims lists him in Logan County with twenty acres recorded in 1832, with thirty five acres recorded in 1845. Also, recorded in 1852, thirty eighty acres on Huff Creek and two hundred and sixteen acres on Nelsonís Branch Creek. In 1856 fifty seven acres at Barkerís Fork in Wyoming County is recorded. Eli is listed on 1820 census in Tazewell County and in Logan County on 1830 census, but he may not have moved because Logan County was formed from a part of Tazewell County and then Wyoming County was formed from Logan County. On 1850 census Eli is listed as a widower with five children. On 1860 census Eli is living with his second wife and living with his third wife on 1870 census, but no children by Ollie or Nancy.

Children of ELI^3 and ELIZABETH (BAILEY) LUSK:

I. NANCY^4 LUSK, (ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), who was married to DAVID MORGAN, son of Thomas Morgan.

II. GORDON C^4 LUSK, (ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1822 in Logan County, Virginia. He was married to COSBY GODFREY, daughter of Absalom Godfrey and of Mary Ellen Bailey

Children of GORDON C^4 and COSBY (GODFREY) LUSK:

1. PARIS^5 LUSK, (GORDON D^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1845 in Virginia.

2. ELIZABETH^5 LUSK, (GORDON D^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1847 in Logan, Virginia. She was married 20 September 1866 Wyoming County, West Virginia to ROBERT STANLEY, son of John and Olly (Ollie) Stanley. Robert and his family were living on Barkerís Ridge when the 1870 census was taken.

3. MARY (POLLY)^5 LUSK, (GORDON D^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1849 in Logan County, Virginia. She was married 8 December 1870 Wyoming County to GEORGE W WORKMAN, son of C W and Phebe Workman.

4. CYNTHA J^5 LUSK, (GORDON D^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1852 in Wyoming County, Virginia. She was married 13 January 1880 Wyoming County, West Virginia to RIFFE MITCHEM.

5. JACKSON^5 LUSK, (GORDON D^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1855 in Wyoming County, Virginia. He was married 20 March 1879 Wyoming County to JANE SIZEMORE, daughter of Edward and Jane Sizemore. Jackson and his family were living on Barkerís Ridge when 1880 census was taken.

III. MARGARET^4 LUSK, (ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1824 in Logan County, Virginia. She was married to THOMAS GODFREY, son of Absalom Godfrey and of Mary Ellen Bailey. Margaret and Thomas are first cousins, one generation removed, with Susanna Stephenson as common ancestor.

IV. MARTHA LOUISA^4 LUSK, (ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1826 in Logan County, Virginia. She was married to LARKIN SMITH. Their family were living in Wyoming County on 1860 census.

V. HENRY^4 FERNANDEZ LUSK, (ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1828 in Logan County, Virginia and died in a Confederate prison. He was married 26 April 1857 Wyoming County, Virginia to MARY (SENA) BUCHANON, daughter of Matthew and Matilda Buchanon. Henry, his wife and son, were listed on 1860 Census.

Children of HENRY FERANDEZ^4 and MARY (BUCHANON) LUSK:

1. WILLIAM GARRISON^5 LUSK, (HENRY FERNANDEZ^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1859 in Wyoming County, Virginia. He was married 10 April 1895 Wyoming County, West Virginia to MANERVA JANE STEWART, daughter of James H and Catherine Stewart.

2. MARTHA JANE^5 LUSK, (HENRY FERNANDEZ^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1861 in Wyoming County, Virginia. She was married 22 December 1887 Wyoming County, West Virginia to AUGUSTUS SHANNON MORGAN.

VI. FLOYD^4 LUSK, (ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1831 in Logan County, Virginia and died 26 March 1896. He taught school and owned a general store on Micajah Ridge where he lived. He was married 29 April 1851 Tazewell County, Virginia to CLARISSA LAMBERT, daughter of Philip Lambert, Senior and of Rebecca Morgan. Their unnamed male child born 1864 and died 25 April 1866 of croup at the age of 2 years and 11 days. Floyd and his family were living in Barkerís Ridge District when 1860, 1870 and 1880 census was taken. On 1900 census Clarissa as a widow is head of household with Elizabeth Belcher age 79 and James M Berleson age 16 living in the household. Her son Floyd living on one side of her and her son Monterville living on the other side.

Children of FLOYD^4 and CLARISSA (LAMBERT) LUSK:

1. POWELL^5 LUSK, (FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1852 in Wyoming County, West Virginia and died in 1912. He was married 12 February 1874 Wyoming County, West Virginia to MARY ANN BELCHER, daughter of William Belcher. Powell and his family were living on Barkerís Ridge on 1880, 1900 and 1910 census. Powell was listed as a Lumberman with a saw mill and Mary stated she had nine children and only eight living on 1910 census.

Children of POWELL^5 and MARY ANN (BELCHER) LUSK:

i. ELI^6 LUSK, Junior, (POWELL^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1874 in West Virginia. He was married 29 December 1889 Wyoming County, West Virginia to MARINDA JANE MCKINNEY, daughter of Jordan Mitchel McKinney and of Mary Ann Cook. Eli was the enumerator for 1900 census in Barkerís Ridge District, where he lived with his wife and daughter Ada Lusk (born 1899).

ii. WILLIAM^6 LUSK, (POWELL^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 28 December 1876 in Wyoming County, West Virginia. He was married 1 January 1898 Wyoming County, West Virginia to ONA MCKINNEY, daughter of Ira T McKinney and of Rebecca Caroline Meadows. William, his wife and son Linnon Lusk (born 1899) were living on Barkerís Ridge when 1900 census was taken.

iii. PARIS FLOYD^6 LUSK, (POWELL^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1878 in West Virginia.

iv. MAUDA ROSABELLE^6 LUSK, (POWELL^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born March 1880 in West Virginia. She was married 17 March 1898 Wyoming County, West Virginia to JAMES EDWARD SHREWSBURY, son of Allen Philip Shrewsbury and of Elizabeth Blankenship.

v. PARADINE^6 LUSK, (POWELL^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1881 in West Virginia.

vi. NANCY J^6 LUSK, (POWELL^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1883 in West Virginia.

vii. GREENBERRY^6 LUSK, (POWELL^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 5 June 1884 in Wyoming County, West Virginia.

viii. PEARLEY^6 LUSK, (POWELL^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1891 in West Virginia.

ix. MCKINLEY H^6 LUSK, (POWELL^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1896 in West Virginia.

2. INGRAN^5 LUSK, (FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 8 June 1853 in Wyoming County, Virginia and died young.

3. CHARLOTTE^5 LUSK, (FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 21 April 1855 in Wyoming County, Virginia. She was married 5 October 1871 Wyoming County, West Virginia to JOHN BELCHER, son of Tobias and Margaret Belcher. She was married second to JOSEPH CHURCH. Their daughter, Rebecca Elizabeth Church, was married 31 January 1911 Algoma, McDowell County, West Virginia to Leonard McKinney, son of Waman A McKinney and of Martha Ellen Cook.

4. TOLLISON^5 LUSK Esquire, (FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 18 April 1857 in Wyoming County, West Virginia. He was married 4 May 1878 Wyoming County, West Virginia to MARTHA J WALLS. Tollison and his family were living on Barkerís Ridge when 1880, 1900 and 1910 census was taken.

Children of TOLLISON^5 and MARTHA J (WALLS) LUSK:

i. ISAAC J^6 LUSK, (TOLLISON^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 25 April 1878 in Wyoming County, West Virginia. He was married 23 January 1894 Wyoming County, West Virginia to LIOMA (OMIA) J KINSER, daughter of John and Francis Kinser. Isaac and his family were living on Barkerís Ridge when 1900 and 1910 census was taken. Children of Isaac J and Lioma J (Kinser) Lusk: (a). Berthy M Lusk was born 1896. (b). Isaac E Lusk was born 1897 and died before 1910. (c). Florence Lusk who was married 6 October 1913 Wyoming County, West Virginia to Andrew Wesley Graham, son of George Alfred Graham and of Catherine McKinney. (d) Lilly M Lusk was born 1904. (e) Viola Lusk was born 1906. (f) Shelton Lusk was born 1910. (g.) Philip Lusk was born 1917 in Killarney, West Virginia and was married 19 April 1939 to Mary Ellen Shrewsbury, daughter of William Allen Shrewsbury and of Laura Garretson.

ii. WILEY^6 LUSK, (TOLLISON^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 2 June 1879 in Wyoming County, West Virginia. He was married 16 November 1899 Mercer County, West Virginia to LAURA JANE SHREWSBURY, daughter of William Riley Shrewsbury and of Cynthia Olive Wimmer.

iii. CLARISA^6 LUSK, (TOLLISON^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1881. She was married 21 April 1899 Wyoming County, West Virginia to EMANUEL CHURCH, son of Joseph Church and of Charlotte Lusk.

iv. FLOYD J^6 LUSK, (TOLLISON^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 19 March 1882 in Wyoming County, West Virginia. He was married 14 June 1900 Wyoming County, West Virginia to NANCY LOUVENIA CHURCH, daughter of Isaac and Sarah Church.

v. LEVI P^6 LUSK, (TOLLISON^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 3 October 1883 in Wyoming County, West Virginia. On 1910 census Levi P and his wife Rebecca M were living on Barkerís Ridge and they stated they had been married five years. Their daughter Dortha Lusk was married 15 August 1936 Wyoming County, West Virginia to Frank Graham, son of Luke Graham and of Lucinda F McKinney.

vi. JOHN W^6 LUSK, (TOLLISON^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1885 in West Virginia.

vii. ELIZABETH^6 LUSK, (TOLLISON^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1887 in West Virginia.

viii. BENJAMIN (BEN) HARRISON^6 LUSK, (TOLLISON^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1889 in Wyoming County, West Virginia. He was married 9 August 1906 Wyoming County, West Virginia to MARGARET MCKINNEY, daughter of John Wesley McKinney and of Virginia Jane Sizemore. On 1910 census Benjamin, his wife Margarett and two children, son Ernest B Lusk age 2 years and daughter Lettie C Lusk age one and half months old, were living on Barkerís Ridge.

Son of Ben and Margarett (McKinney) Lusk: Vernie Lee Lusk, was born 17 October 1911 in Herndon West Virginia, died 19 September 1996 in Bluefield Hospital and was buried Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton, West Virginia. Vernie Lee was married 31 October 1934 Wyoming County, West Virginia to Gracie Mae White, daughter of Philip Sheridan White and of Virginia Alice Stevens. On his obituary he was "Preceded in death by step-mother Martha Graham Lusk, two infant sons: Bruce Lusk and Buford, four brothers: Earnest Lusk, Denver Lusk, Herman Lusk and Oley Lusk, two sisters: Letha Graham and Maxine Graham and survivors: wife of 62 years Gracie White Lusk, three sons: Siebert Lusk and his wife Patricia of Madison, Alabama, Lacy Lusk and his wife Wilma of Richmond, Virginia, Tracy Lusk and his wife Kathleen of Rock, West Virginia, two daughters: Mrs. Tom (Drema) Leedy of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Norma (Alice) Fletcher of Pinoak, West Virginia, four brothers: Orville Lusk and his wife Barbara of Jesse, West Virginia, Buren Lusk and his wife Gladys of Keyrock, West Virginia, Paul Lusk of Richmond, Virginia, Beecher Lusk and his wife Nadine of Hampton, Virginia, five sisters: Brookie McKinney of Marianna, West Virginia, Dessie Graham of Odd, West Virginia and Ellie Graham of Odd, West Virginia, Mrs. Ernest (Ruby) White of Spanishburg, West Virginia, Mrs. Douglas (Faye) Shrewsbury of Williamsburg, Virginia."

Ben was married second 4 July 1919 Wyoming County, West Virginia to MARTHA JANE GRAHAM, daughter of Luke Graham and to Lucinda F McKinney.

Children of Benjamin Harrison and Martha Jane (Graham) Lusk: (1) Dessie Lusk who was married to Dewey Graham. (2) Ellie Lusk who was married to Clifton Graham. (3) Orville Lusk who was married to Barbara Cook. (4) Buren Lusk who was married to Gladys Stewart. (5) Ruby Lusk who was married to Ernest White. (6) Paul Lusk. (7) Denver Lusk who was married to Annas Stewart. (8) Beecher Lusk who was married to Nadine Newcomb. (9) Faye Marie Lusk who was married to Douglas Wayman Shrewsbury, son of Grover Grant Shrewsbury and of Lois Alene McKinney.

ix. JOSEPH HERNDON^6 LUSK, (TOLLISON^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1893 in West Virginia. He was married 19 September 1914 Wyoming County, West Virginia to ALICE VICTORIA GRAHAM, daughter of George Alfred Graham and of Catherine McKinney. His name was spelled Henderson on the family sheet, but Herndon on his marriage record.

x. WALTER L^6 LUSK, (TOLLISON^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1893 in West Virginia.

xi. GRACY G^6 LUSK, (TOLLISON^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1896 in West Virginia.

xii. CHARLEY E^6 LUSK, (TOLLISON^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1898 in West Virginia.

xiii. LEONARD^6 LUSK, (TOLLISON^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1900 in West Virginia.

5. MONTERVILLE^5 LUSK, (FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1860 in Wyoming County, Virginia and died 1939 Mercer County, West Virginia. He was first married 12 February 1880 Wyoming County, West Virginia to ROSABELLE BASHAM, daughter of William Blane Basham and of Julina Lilly. On 1880 census Monterville and his wife Rosabelle were living in his parents home. He was second married 15 April 1892 Wyoming County, West Virginia to MARTHA J MITCHEM. Monterville and his family were living on Barkerís Ridge next door to his widow Mother on 1900 census.

Children of MONTERVILLE^5 and ROSABELLE (BASHAM) LUSK:

i. WILLIAM (BILL)^6 FLOYD LUSK, (MONTERVILLE^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 21 February 1881 in Wyoming County, West Virginia. He was married 1 May 1902 Wyoming County, West Virginia to JENNETTA A MILLS, daughter of Henry A Mills and of Mary Ann Shrewsbury.

ii. EDWARD (ED)^6 LUSK, (MONTERVILLE^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 25 September 1884 in Wyoming County, West Virginia and died 28 December 1954 Mercer County, West Virginia. He was married to MAMIE MASSIE, daughter of William Jackson Massie and of Lou Clark. Ed and Massieís daughter, Bessie Lusk, was married 2 November 1935 Mercer County, West Virginia to Paris Birl Shrewsbury, son of George Paris Shrewsbury and of Margaret Frances Godfrey.

iii. JESSE^6 LUSK, (MONTERVILLE^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1888 in Wyoming County, West Virginia.

iv. CHARLES VINCENT^6 LUSK, (MONTERVILLE^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1890 in Wyoming County, West Virginia.

Children of MONTERVILLE^5 and MARTHA J (MITCHEM) LUSK:

i. ROSABELLE^6 LUSK, (MONTERVILLE^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1893 in Wyoming County, West Virginia. She was married to ____ RUMBURG.

ii. VERGIE L^6 LUSK, (MONTERVILLE^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1896 in Wyoming County, West Virginia. She was married to _____ KESTER.

iii. IDA^6 LUSK, (MONTERVILLE^5, FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 6 December 1898 in Wyoming County, West Virginia and died October 1980. She was married 12 April 1914 Mercer County, West Virginia to COATNEY PRESTON SHREWSBURY, son of Charles A Shrewsbury and of Sallie B Kimer.

6. LEVI^5 LUSK, (FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1862 in Wyoming County, Virginia. He was married to DRUSILLA COX.

7. JOHN^5 LUSK, (FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1864 in Wyoming County, West Virginia. He was married 4 April 1889 Wyoming County, West Virginia to SARAH ANGELINE LITTLE, daughter of Harvey Little.

8. AMANDA JANE^5 LUSK, (FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1870 in West Virginia. She was married 16 August 1884 Wyoming County, West Virginia to JEREMIAH (JERRY) MILLS, Junior, son of Jeremiah S Mills and of Elizabeth Shrewsbury.

9. FLOYD^5 LUSK, Junior, (FLOYD^4, ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1876 in Virginia He was married 30 April 1894 Wyoming County, West Virginia to LAURA ANN MILAM. Floyd and his family were living on Barkerís Ridge when 1900 census was taken. On 1910 census Laura stated she had seven children with seven living. Children of Floyd and Laura Ann (Milam) Lusk: (a.) Bertie M Lusk was born 1893 in West Virginia. (b.) Ivan Lusk was born 1894 in West Virginia. (c.) Effie M Lusk was born 1896 in West Virginia. (d.) Ethel Lusk was born 1898 in West Virginia. (e.) Clarance Lusk was born 1899 in West Virginia. (f) Ralph Lusk was born 1902 in West Virginia. (g) Elva Lusk was born 1906 in West Virginia.

VII. ELI^4 LUSK, twin, (ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1833 in Logan County, Virginia. He was married 28 February 1858 Wyoming County, Virginia to JANE BAILEY, daughter of Mastin Bailey and of Rebecca Harman. Eli died before 1866 because Jane Lusk, as a widow, was married 25 October 1866 Wyoming County, West Virginia to Adison Milam, son of Andrew and Jane Milam.

VIII. ELIZABETH^4 LUSK, twin, (ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1833 in Logan County, Virginia. She was first married 17 June 1855 Wyoming County, Virginia to JOHN WALLS, son of Joseph and Hopestill Walls. She was married second 31 October 1878 Wyoming County, West Virginia to HERNDON CLINE.

IX. MATTHEW^4 LUSK, (ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1836 in Logan County, Virginia.

X. ANDERSON P^4 LUSK, (ELI^3, DAVID^2, SAMUEL^1), was born 1839 in Logan County, Virginia.

Final note on possible children of David and Cloah (Bailey) Lusk. On 21 January 1851 Elijah Bailey and Sarah, his wife, conveyed to Eli and Juliet (late Lusk) McComas; Reece T Lusk; William Lusk and Absolum Lusk, "heirs of Chole Lusk deceased." Elijah Bailey, son of Henry Bailey who was married to Sarah F Straley, was Cloahís nephew. Absolum Lusk was married 27 November 1817 Tazewell County, Virginia to Dilly Bailey. On 1838 Land Tax list for Mercer County Absolum had 550 acres on Brush Creek five miles west of the court house and 52 acres on Bluestone River nine miles north west of the court house at Princeton. Cloah and Absolum are the only Lusk listed on 1840 census for Mercer County. On 1850 census Absolum Lusk age 49, Dilly age 49, David K age 22, Alfred E age 19, Reece T age 14, Hiram T age 12, Lane S age 7 and Absolum age 5. Reece T Lust was married 21 May 1857 Mercer County, Virginia to Mary Jane Godfrey, daughter of James B and Nancy M Godfrey. Also, William Lusk, listed as son of Cloah Lusk, a 51 year old widower born in Tazewell County, Virginia, was married 19 April 1863 Wyoming County, Virginia to Malinda Toler, daughter of Thomas and Rebecca Toler. According to the Smith-Riffe Collection Eli, Absolum and William are brothers. Also, Eli and Absolum married sisters, Elizabeth and Dilly, daughters of Micajah Bailey and of Naomi Belcher.

footnotes:

Reference Book of Wyoming County History by Mary Keller Bowman published 1965 page 392-393. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia by Lyman Chalkley published 1966 vol. 2 page 396. Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell County, Virginia by Netti Schreiner-Yantis published 1973 page 137. Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell County, Virginia by Netti Schreiner-Yantis published 1973 pages 15, 16, 77 and 270. Tazewell County, Virginia Order Book 1 pages 51 & 53. Tazewell County, Virginia Order Book 1 page 249. Family information complied by Tollison Lusk before he died in 1911 and published in THE MULLENS ADVOCATE in 1927 by Reverend G P Goode Secretary of the Wyoming County Historical Society. Annals of Tazewell County, Virginia by John Newton Harman Senior published 1922 vol. I page 411. Tazewell County, Virginia Marriage Records. Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell County, Virginia by Netti Schreiner-Yantis published 1973 pages 261 & 270. Wyoming County, Virginia 1850 Census. I do not have birth information on all of these children so they may not be in order. Mercer County, Virginia Census 1850 #540 and 1860 #262. Mercer County, West Virginia Census 1870 #90. Mercer County, Virginia Marriage Records Book 1 page 4 line 15. Mercer County, Virginia Census 1850 #540 living with parents. Mercer County, Virginia Marriage Records Book 1 page 7 line 15. Mercer County, Virginia Census 1850 #540 & 1860 #262 living with parents. Mercer County, Virginia Census 1850 #540 & 1860 #262 living with parents. Mercer County, Virginia Marriage Records Book 1 page 16 line 43. Mercer County, Virginia Census 1860 #262 living with parents & Mercer County West Virginia Census 1870 #90 living with widow Mother. Mercer County, Virginia Marriage Records Book 1 page 19 line 42, Also this marriage was recorded on page 20 line 2. Mercer County, Virginia Census 1860 #262 living with parents & Mercer County West Virginia Census 1870 #90 living with widow Mother. Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell County, Virginia by Netti Schreiner-Yantis published 1973 page 256. Mercer County, Virginia Census 1860 #262 living with parents & Mercer County West Virginia Census 1870 #90 living with widow Mother. Mercer County, West Virginia Marriage Records Book 1 page 25 line 13. Mercer County, West Virginia Census 1870 #90 living with widow Mother. Family information complied by Tollison Lusk before he died in 1911 and published in THE MULLENS ADVOCATE 4 February 1927 by Reverend G P Goode Secretary of the Wyoming County Historical Society. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1850 #125 and 1860. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1870 Barkerís Ridge #24. Wyoming County, Virginia 1850 & 1860 Census living with parents. The name "Clay" was provided by family member, Helen Morrissette Flagg. Wyoming County, Virginia 1850 & 1860 Census living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. Wilson was born 1847 Floyd County, Virginia. Wyoming County, Virginia 1860 Census living with parent. Wyoming County, Virginia 1860 Census living with parent. Wyoming County, Virginia 1860 Census living with parent. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. Nancy was born 1860 in Wyoming County, Virginia. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. Wyoming County, Virginia 1860 Census living with parent. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. Wyoming County, Virginia 1860 Census living with parent. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. Jeremiah was born 1856 in McDowell County, Virginia. Mercer County, Virginia Census 1850 #475 & 1860 #69. Mercer County, West Virginia Census 1870 #94 Rock Township Ė Spanishburg & 1880 Rock District. Mercer County, Virginia Census 1850 #475, 1860 #69, 1870 #94 & 1880 # Rock Township Spanishburg. Mercer County, West Virginia Census 1880 # Rock Township District. Mercer County, West Virginia Marriage Records Book 1 page 87 line 9. Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell County, Virginia by Netti Schreiner-Yantis published 1973 page 256. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. James was born 1855 Tazewell County, Virginia. Wyoming County, Virginia 1850 Census living with widow Mother. This information was provided by Shelia (Godfrey) St. Clair Wyoming County, Virginia 1860 Census. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records Book 6 page 242. Also recorded on Raleigh County, WV Marriage Records, too. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records Book 5 page 20. George was 1870 in McDowell County, West Virginia Information on last five children was provided by Shelia (Godfrey) St. Clair. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. Isaac was born 1827 in Logan County, Virginia. Wyoming County, Virginia 1850 Census living with widow Mother. Wyoming County, Virginia Marriage Records. Susan was born 1834 in North Carolina. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. Wyoming County, Virginia 1850 Census living with widow Mother. Wyoming County, Virginia 1860 Census. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. J A Davis was born 14 September 1854 in Fayette County, Virginia. Tazewell County, Virginia Marriage Records. Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell County, Virginia by Netti Schreiner-Yantis published 1973 page 279. Tazewell County, Virginia Marriage Records. Family information complied by Tollison Lusk before he died in 1911 and published in THE MULLENS ADVOCATE 4 February 1927 by Reverend G P Goode Secretary of the Wyoming County Historical Society. Reference Book of Wyoming County History by Mary Keller Bowman published 1965 pages 392-393. Giles County, Virginia Marriage Records. Giles County, Virginia Wills Book A pages 58. Giles County Virginia Deed Book A page 257-258. Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell County, Virginia by Netti Schreiner-Yantis published 1973 page 270. Shelby County page 26, Greenup County page 239 and Auglaize County, Ohio family #908. Family information complied by Tollison Lusk before he died in 1911 and published in THE MULLENS ADVOCATE in 1927 by Reverend G P Goode Secretary of the Wyoming County Historical Society. Some family information given to Mr. Goode in the early 1900ís states that Samuelís brother was Eli Lusk, but this was not possible because of the age difference. Samuel was born in 1774 and Eli was born in 1798 a twenty four years differences. Also, Eli states on marriage records that he was "son of David and Chole Lusk." Tazewell County Virginia Order Book 1 pages 51. Deed Book 1 page 75. History of the Middle New River Settlement and Contiguous Territory by David E Johnston published 1969 pages 102-11 & 149. Annals of Tazewell County, Virginia by John Newton Harman, Senior published 1923 pages 177, 180, 181, 183, 190, 265, 411 & 434. Also, Annals of Southwest Virginia 1769-1800 by Lewis Preston Summers. published 1929 vol. II Page 1505 Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell County, Virginia by Netti Schreiner-Yantis published 1973 page 274. GBIP, 6818 Lois Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22150 Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell County, Virginia by Netti Schreiner-Yantis published 1973 page 257. Reference Book of Wyoming County History by Mary Keller Bowman published 1965 pages 393-394. A History of Middle New River Settlements and Contiguous Territory by David E Johnston published in 1906 pages 144 & 152. Annals of Southwest Virginia 1769-1800 by Lewis Preston Summers. published 1929 vol. II Pages 1481 &1483. Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell County, Virginia by Netti Schreiner-Yantis 6818 Lois Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22150 copyright 1973 pages 13, 44, 137,98, 108, 116, 146, 155, 171, 257, 261, 273 & 274. Wythe County, Virginia Survey Book 1 page 154. Early Adventurers On the Western Waters by Mary B Kegley published 1995 vol. III part I page 120. Recorded in Wythe County Entry Book 1 page 204. Tazewell County, Virginia Land Patent Book 62 page 70 recorded 14 August 1811. Sims Index to Land Grants in West Virginia by Edgar B Sims State Auditor published in 1952 page 828. Recorded in Deed Book 1 page 39 in 1811 & recorded in Deed Book 1 page 65. Tazewell County, Virginia Order Book 1 page 45. Tazewell County, Virginia Order Book 1 page 335 recorded in Deed Book 1 page 172. Tazewell County, Virginia Order Book 1 page 145 recorded in Deed Book 1 page 441. Montgomery County, Virginia Marriage Records. Tazewell County, Virginia Census 1830. Annals of Tazewell County Virginia by John Newton Harman, Sr. published in 1922 pages 233, 293, 297, 304, 413. Reference Book of Wyoming County History by Mary Keller Bowman published 1963 pages 27, 271 & 471. Family information given in this book states that Eli Lusk married a "Nancy Lambert," but I never found a marriage record to verity this. It is possible that Nancy (Akers) Lusk married a Lambert after Eli died so the family would have know her as "Mrs. Lambert." Tazewell County, Virginia Marriage Records. Aubrey O Smith and Judge Winton A Riffe Collection on micro-film in LDS Library. Wyoming County, Virginia Marriage Records Eli was a widower when he married Ollie. She was the widow of John Stanley as per her sonís ( Robert Stanley) marriage record. Wyoming County, West Virginia Records. Listed as son of David and Chole Lusk. Sims Index to Land Grants in West Virginia by Edgar B Sims published 1952 pages 409 & 769. Logan County, Virginia Deed Book 2 page 135. Logan County, Virginia Deed Book 2 page 214. Logan County, Virginia Deed Book 3 page 451 & 452. Wyoming County, Virginia in Deed Book 1 page 315. Tazewell County, Virginia Census 1830. Logan County, Virginia Census 1840. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1850 #106 widower with 5 children and Mary Buchanon age 36 living in the household. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1860 with second wife Ollie. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1870 Barkerís Ridge #29 with his young wife Nancy Akers. Family information complied by Tollison Lusk before he died in 1911 and published in THE MULLENS ADVOCATE 4 February 1927 by Reverend G P Goode Secretary of the Wyoming County Historical Society. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1850 #123 & 1860. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census Barkerís Ridge Township 1870 #15 and 1880 #009. Family information complied by Tollison Lusk before he died in 1911 and published in THE MULLENS ADVOCATE 4 February 1927 by Reverend G P Goode Secretary of the Wyoming County Historical Society. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1850 #132 widow Father and 1860 living with Father & Step-mother. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census Barkerís Ridge Township 1870 #15 living with Father & Step-mother. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1850 #132 widow Father and 1860 living with Father & Step-mother. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. Robert was born 1847 in Russell County, Virginia. Wyoming County, West Virginia 1870 Barkerís Ridge #6. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1850 #132 widow Father and 1860 living with Father & Step-mother. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census Barkerís Ridge Township 1870 #15 living with Father & Step-mother Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. George was born 1848 in Raleigh County, Virginia. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1860 and Wyoming County, West Virginia Census Barkerís Ridge Township 1870 #15 living with Father & Step-mother Wyoming County, Virginia Marriage Records. Riffe was born 1854 in McDowell County, Virginia. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1860 and Wyoming County, West Virginia Census Barkerís Ridge Township 1870 #15 living with Father & Step-mother Wyoming County, Virginia Marriage Records. Jane was born 1860 in Wyoming County, Virginia. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1870 Barkerís Ridge #10 living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1880 Barkerís Ridge #009. Family information complied by Tollison Lusk before he died in 1911 and published in THE MULLENS ADVOCATE 4 February 1927 by Reverend G P Goode Secretary of the Wyoming County Historical Society. Family information complied by Tollison Lusk before he died in 1911 and published in THE MULLENS ADVOCATE 4 February 1927 by Reverend G P Goode Secretary of the Wyoming County Historical Society. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1860. Family information complied by Tollison Lusk before he died in 1911 and published in THE MULLENS ADVOCATE 4 February 1927 by Reverend G P Goode Secretary of the Wyoming County Historical Society. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1850 living in household of Thomas Godfrey and his sister. Family information complied by Tollison Lusk before he died in 1911 and published in THE MULLENS ADVOCATE 4 February 1927 by Reverend G P Goode Secretary of the Wyoming County Historical Society. Wyoming County, Virginia Marriage Records. Mary was born 1808 in Ash County, North Carolina. Family information complied by Tollison Lusk before he died in 1911 and published in THE MULLENS ADVOCATE. 4 February 1927 by Reverend G P Goode Secretary of the Wyoming County Historical Society. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1860. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1860 living with parents and Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1870 Barkerís Ridge #25 living in the household of William H and Parthenia (Buchanon\Lusk) Cooper. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1870 Barkerís Ridge #25 living in the household of William H and Parthenia (Buchanon\Lusk) Cooper. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1850 #106 living with widower Father. Reference Book of Wyoming County History by May Keller Bowman published 1965 pages 181. Reference Book of Wyoming County History by May Keller Bowman published 1965 pages 181 & 274. Tazewell County, Virginia Marriage Records. Family information complied by Tollison Lusk before he died in 1911 and published in THE MULLENS ADVOCATE 4 February 1927 by Reverend G P Goode Secretary of the Wyoming County Historical Society. Wyoming County, West Virginia death Records. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1860 & 1870 #16. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1880 Barkerís Ridge #B010. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 Barkerís Ridge #2. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1860 & Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1870 living with parents. Family information complied by Tollison Lusk before he died in 1911 and published in THE MULLENS ADVOCATE 4 February 1927 by Reverend G P Goode Secretary of the Wyoming County Historical Society. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. Family information complied by Tollison Lusk before he died in 1911 and published in THE MULLENS ADVOCATE 4 February 1927 by Reverend G P Goode Secretary of the Wyoming County Historical Society. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1880 #B003, 1900 #55 & 1910 #107. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1880 #B003 living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1880 #B003 living with parents. Wyoming County, Virginia Birth Records Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 Barkerís Ridge District #121. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1880 #B003 living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1880 #B003 living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 #55 living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 #55 living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Birth Records. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 #55 & 1910 #107 living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 #55 & 1910 #107 living with parents. Wyoming County, Virginia Birth Records. Family information complied by Tollison Lusk before he died in 1911 and published in THE MULLENS ADVOCATE 4 February 1927 by Reverend G P Goode Secretary of the Wyoming County Historical Society. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1870 living with parents. Wyoming County, Virginia Birth Records. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. John was born 1846 in Wyoming County, Virginia. Family information provided by Gordenia Mae (Hickok) Shrewsbury. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1860 & Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1870 living with parents. Wyoming County, Virginia Marriage Records. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1880 #B003 & 1900 #56 & 1910 #154. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1880 #B003 living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Birth Records. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records Book 4 page 232. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 #58 & 1910 #205. On 1910 census Omia stated she had seven children with only five living with five listed without Isaac E Lusk. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records Book 9 page 408. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage records Book 20 page 7. When Ellen married Philip Lusk her name is listed Ellen Mae, but when she married Paul Blankenship she is listed as Mary Ellen and divorced. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1880 #B003 living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Birth Records. Mercer County, West Virginia Marriage Records Book 1 page 101 line 202. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. Clarisa was listed as age 18 and Emanuel as age 19. Wyoming County, West Virginia Birth Records. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records Book 6 page 114. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 #56 living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Birth Records. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1910 # 206. Wyoming County, Virginia Marriage Records Book 18 page 389. Dortha was born 1915 in Wyoming County, West Virginia. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 #56 & 1910 #154 living with parents. On 1910 listed as married 5 years, but no family listed. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 #56 living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 #56 living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records Book 7 page 365. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1910 #207. Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home obituary in The Mullens Advocate. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records Book 17 page 417. Letha Carmel Lusk was married to William McKinley Graham, son of William Anderson Graham and of Clarissa Ann Howerton. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records Book 11 page 6. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 #56 & 1910 #154 living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records Book 9 page 285. Family sheets with information gather by her Mother-in-law Catherine (McKinney) Graham. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 #56 & 1910 #154 living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 #56 & 1910 #154 living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 #56 & 1910 #154 living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 #56 & 1910 #154 living with parents. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1860 & Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1870 living with parents. Mercer County History Book by Mercer County Historical Society published 1984 pages 326 and 327 article by Eva Shrewsbury , Idaís daughter. Wyoming County, Virginia Marriage Records. Historical Genealogy of the Basham ---- and other Families by Charles Silas Hatcher page 8. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1880 #B-009 married to Rosabelle living in his parentís household. Wyoming County, Virginia Marriage Records Book 4 page 98. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 Barkerís Ridge #3. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 Barkerís Ridge #3 living with Father and Step-mother. Wyoming County, West Virginia Birth Records. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records Vol. 6 page 295. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 Barkerís Ridge #3 living with Father and Step-mother. Family Information provided by his daughter Bessie (Lusk) Shrewsbury. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 Barkerís Ridge #3 living with Father and Step-mother. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 Barkerís Ridge #3 living with Father and Step-mother. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 Barkerís Ridge #3 living with parents. Mercer County, West Virginia Marriage Records Book 3 page 72 line 7. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1870 and 1880 living with parents. Family information complied by Tollison Lusk before he died in 1911 and published in THE MULLENS ADVOCATE 4 February 1927 by Reverend G P Goode Secretary of the Wyoming County Historical Society. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1870 and 1880 living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records. Sarah was born 1866 in Kanawha County, West Virginia. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1870 & 1880 living with parents. Wyoming County, Virginia Marriage Records. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1880 living with parents. Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records Vol. 4 page 103. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 #1. Wyoming County, West Virginia Census 1900 #16. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1850 #106 living with widower Father. Wyoming County Marriage Records. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1850 #106 living with widower Father. Wyoming County, Virginia Marriage Records. John was listed as a widower & born 1826 in Tazewell County, Virginia. Wyoming County Marriage Records. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1850 #106 living with widower Father. Wyoming County, Virginia Census 1850 #106 living with widower Father and 1860 living with Father and Step-mother. Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell County, Virginia by Netti Schreiner-Yantis published 1973 page 273. Tazewell County, Virginia Marriage Records. Mercer County, Virginia 1850 census #293. Mercer County, Virginia Marriage Records Book 1 page 4 line 15. Wyoming County, Virginia Marriage Records. Malinda was listed as age 26 & born in Logan County, Virginia. Aubrey O Smith and Judge Winton A Riffe Collection on micro-film in LDS LIBRARY.

 

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Armour Lawson Godfrey {Mother's grandfather was Armour Lawson Godfrey Jr. I think he is #1 Would appreciate hearing from anybody also of this line} 1. Armour^4 L Godfrey (Thomas^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1) was born about 1851 in VA. found in Wyoming Co. 1860 census. I have no other infomation on him.

2. Armour L^4 Godfrey (John D^3, Absalom^2, Thomas^1) was born about 1865 in WV. He was married 18 July 1889 in Wyoming County, WV to Margaret Lester. found in Mercer County Census 1870 & 1880 & Wyoming County Marriage records

2. Armour Lawson^3 Godfrey ( Absalom^2, Thomas^1) was born 1827 in VA. He was married to Rebecca Lester, d/o Joseph & Dicy (Bailey) Lester. found in Wyoiming County 1860 Census

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