West Virginia Pioneers

Family: William Riley / Elsie Messenger (F4661)

m. Bef 1848


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  • Father | Male
    William Riley

    Born  26 Jun 1822  Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Aug 1889  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  Bef 1848   
    Other Spouse  Mary Ann Jones | F4659 
    Married  3 Apr 1855  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Elijah Riley | F4660 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah Carder | F4660 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Elsie Messenger

    Born  4 Mar 1822  Preston Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Sep 1854  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  Roswell Messenger | F6775 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah Hewitt or Mason | F6775 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    + Sarah Eleanor Riley

    Born  12 May 1848  Gilmer County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Jan 1941  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  John Middleton Romine | F4662 
    Married  23 Sep 1866  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    + Mercy Ann Riley

    Born  26 Dec 1849  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Jan 1936   
    Buried    Mt Lebanon Cemetery, Roane Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Benjamin Franklin Conley | F6772 
    Married  14 Nov 1869  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    + Louisa "Lou" Riley

    Born  1851  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  William Leslie Davidson McKenny | F3038 
    Married  21 Jul 1872  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Unknown
    J S Riley

    Born     
    Died  29 Sep 1854  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

  • Notes 
    • 1850 Gilmer, VA # 82 all born VA 7/23/1850
      William Riley 28
      Elsa 28
      Sarah 2
      Mercy 6/12

      History of Harper district says she was 'of Gilmer Co'

      Sandy Jordan says:
      ELSIE MESSENGER (ROSWELL7, ABNER6, ISAAC5, JOSEPH4, NATHANIEL3, EDWARD2, ANDREW1) was born March 04, 1822 in Preston Co., W.
      VA., and died September 09, 1854 in Roane Co., W. Va.. She married WILLIAM RILEY Bef. 1848. He was born 1822 in VA, and died 1889, also says they are buried William Riley Family Cemetery, Harper District, Roane Co., WV