West Virginia Pioneers

George Wade Riley

Male 1814 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name George Wade Riley 
    Born 24 Jun 1814  Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Buried Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • 1850 Jackson, VA # 84-87
      Riley, Geo W 35 M Farmer Va
      Riley , Elizabeth 35 F Va
      Riley, Mariah 12 F Va
      Riley , John 9 M Va
      Riley , Sarah 5 F Va
      Riley , Slatirah 3 F Va
      Riley , John 12 M Ky

      George Wade Riley
      BIRTH 24 Jun 1814
      DEATH 3 Feb 1892 (aged 77)
      BURIAL
      G W Riley Cemetery
      Harmony, Roane County, West Virginia, USA
      MEMORIAL ID 124239748
    Person ID I13655  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2019 

    Father Elijah Riley,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Sarah Carder,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Y  [1
    Family ID F4660  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Kitturah Louise Sarah Arnold,   b. Est 1815–1818, Lewis County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Apr 1850, Gilmer County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 28 May 1836  Lewis County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 28 May 1836
      Place: Lewis County, VA
      Gorge W Reiley
      Bethirah or Bethinah Arnold (I have/had her as Sarah Louise Kitturah Arnold and have no idea where I got that name from. I don't see how anyone could get "Kitturah" our of "Bethinah".)

      1850 Jackson, VA # 84-87
      Riley, Geo W 35 M Farmer Va
      Riley , Elizabeth 35 F Va
      Riley, Mariah 12 F Va
      Riley , John 9 M Va
      Riley , Sarah 5 F Va
      Riley , Slatirah 3 F Va
      Riley , John 12 M Ky
    Children 
    +1. Mariah Theresa Riley,   b. 25 Feb 1837, Harrison County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1887  (Age 50 years)
    +2. John Elliott Riley,   b. 19 Oct 1840, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1890, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     3. Sarah E Riley,   b. Abt 1844, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1877, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)
    +4. Startira Riley,   b. Sep 1847, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1900 and 1910  (Age ~ 52 years)
    Family ID F4667  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Nutt,   b. 14 Jun 1812, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 Apr 1850  Gilmer County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 14 Apr 1850
      Place: Gilmer Co., West Virginia
      George W Riley
      Elizabeth Nutt
      No other info

      1850 Jackson, VA # 84-87
      Riley Geo W 35 M Farmer Va
      Riley Elizabeth 35 F Va
      Riley Mariah 12 F Va
      Riley John 9 M Va
      Riley Sarah 5 F Va
      Riley Slatirah 3 F Va
      Riley John 12 M Ky

      1860 Roane, VA # 501 all born VA
      George W Riley 46
      Elizabeth 47
      Statlisa 14
      Irvin 9
      Wm P 8
      Amanda C 6
      Albert M 4
      Louisa 3

      1870 Harper, Roane, WV # 10-11
      Riley, G W 56
      Elizabeth 58
      Francis E 19
      Wm T 18
      Amanda C 16
      Albert 14
      Louisa 12

      1880 Harper, Roane, West Virginia
      Georgeg W. RILEY Self M M W 65 WV
      Occ: Farmer Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Elisabeth RILEY Wife F M W 67 WV
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: WV Mo: VA
      Evin RILEY Son M S W 29 WV
      Manda RILEY Dau F S W 25 WV
      Albert RILEY Son M S W 23 WV
    Children 
     1. Francis Erwin Riley,   b. 3 Feb 1851, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1887, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     2. William P Riley,   b. Abt 1852, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Amanda C Riley,   b. Abt 1854, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. Albert Marsden Riley,   b. 6 Oct 1855, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1895  (Age 39 years)
     5. Louisa Riley,   b. 15 Jun 1857, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F4673  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jun 1814 - Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roane County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Apr 1850 - Gilmer County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S100] History of Harper District.

    2. [S1205] Census.

    3. [S1190] Child/Grandchild/family member.

    4. [S654] Marriage Records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.