West Virginia Pioneers

John Elliott Riley

Male 1840 - 1890  (50 years)


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  • Name John Elliott Riley 
    Born 19 Oct 1840  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Nov 1890  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • John Elliott Riley
      BIRTH 20 Oct 1840
      DEATH 19 Nov 1890 (aged 50)
      BURIAL
      G W Riley Cemetery
      Harmony, Roane County, West Virginia, USA
      MEMORIAL ID 124239974

      Death Record
      Name: J. E/Riley
      Sex: Male
      Death Date: 19 Nov 1890
      Death Place: Harper Dist, Roane, West Virginia, United States
      Age at Death: 50y 1m
      Birth Place: Va
      Marital Status: M
      Occupation: farmer
      Father: G W Riley
      Informant: father
      Cause: White swelling
    Person ID I13659  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2019 

    Father George Wade Riley,   b. 24 Jun 1814, Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother 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  [3, 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
    Family ID F4667  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Elizabeth Summerville,   b. 21 Oct 1841, Wirt County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1922, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1866  Wirt County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Notes 

    • West Virginia Marriages 1863-1900
      JOHN E. RILEY MARY E. SOMERVILLE 22 Mar 1866 Wirt WV

      1870 Harper, Roane, WV # 119-133
      Riley, Elliott 29 WV Oct
      Mary E 28 WV Oct

      1880 Census Place: Elk, Kanawha, West Virginia
      Jno. C. RILEY Self M M W 38 WV
      Mary E. RILEY Wife F M W 38 WV
      Johnathan RILEY Son M S W 7 WV
      Lewis M. RILEY Son M S W 5 WV
      George W. RILEY Son M S W 2 WV
      Margaret RILEY Dau F S W 3M WV

      1900 Harper, Roane, WV # 71all WVWVWV
      Riley, Mary C 10/1841 wd 10-6 children
      Johnathan son 9/1873
      Lewis son 3/1875
      Wade H son 9/1877
      Albert L son 9/1882
      Alfred son 3/1885
      Elizabeth da 4/1888

      1910 Harper, Roane, WV # 157-158 all WVWVWV
      Riley, Mary E 69 wd 10-6 children
      Lewis M son 36 s
      George W son 34 s
      Albert L son 27 s
      Alfred E son 25 s

      1920 Lynn Camp, Roane, WV # 179 all WVWVWV
      Riley, Mary E 80 wd
      Louis M son 44
      George W son 42

      RCBR
      Riley, Elizabeth C 10 Apr 1888 Harper Dist
      J C 47, Kanawha Co, Mary E Summerville 46 Wirt Co
    Children 
     1. Dexter C G Riley,   b. 6 Dec 1866, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1867, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +2. Jonathan Kennedy Riley,   b. 29 Sep 1873, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lewis M Riley,   b. Mar 1875, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Wade George Riley,   b. Sep 1877, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Margaret Riley,   b. 1880, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1900  (Age < 19 years)
     6. Albert Lee Riley,   b. 6 Sep 1882, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Alfred E Riley,   b. 1 Mar 1885, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +8. Elizabeth C Riley,   b. 10 Apr 1888, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F4669  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Oct 1840 - Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Nov 1890 - Roane County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roane County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1205] Census.

    2. [S64] Death Records, Roane Co, WV.

    3. [S100] History of Harper District.

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

    5. [S430] West Virginia Marriage Records 1863-1900.