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Frances Acree

Female Abt 1823 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Frances Acree 
    Born Abt 1823  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I31323  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 

    Father Lewis Acree,   b. 1783, Bedford County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1844, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Mary Virginia 'Polly' Cleek,   b. 1802, Bath Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1843  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 18 Sep 1822  Allegheny County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 

    • 1820 Bath, VA
      Lewis Acree
      1m 26-45

      1830 Mason, VA
      Lewis Akery
      2m 0-5 [Peter & ?]
      1m 50-60
      1f 0-5 [Polly]
      1f 5-10 [Frances]
      1f 20-30

      1840 Jackson County
      Lewis Acre
      2m 0-5
      1m 5-10 [Charles 7]
      1m 10-15 [Peter 11]
      1m 60-70
      1f 0-5 [Elizabeth 7]
      2f 10-15 [Frances 17 & Polly 13]
      1f 30-40

      1850 Jackson, VA # 652-659
      Riley Rob 40 M Farmer Va
      Riley Elizabeth 32 F Va
      Riley Ann * U Va
      Riley James 10 M Va
      Riley Jno 8 M Va
      Riley Mary 6 F Va
      Riley William 4 M Va
      Acre Polly 23 F Va
      Acre Charles 17 M Farmer Va
      Elizabeth's sister Mary 'Polly' [died 1843] married Lewis Acree, who died in 1844. These would be their children.
      657 664 Riley Willard F 6/12 M Va [with Abram & Margaret Starcher]

      1860 Jackson, VA # 206-196
      Riley, Robert R, 48, surveyor
      Elizabeth, 42
      James D W, 19
      John H, 17
      Mary E, 15
      William W, 14
      Millard F, 10
      Peter M, 8
      Robert R, jr, 4
      Hester A, 1
      Acree, Charles L, 27

      1870 Mill Creek Dist, Jackson, WV # 236
      Riley, Robert R, 58
      Elizabeth, 52
      Mary E, 26
      Peter M, 16
      Robert R, jr, 13
      Hester J, 11
      Ada P, 8
      Acree, Charles L F, 38

      1880 Census Place: Walton, Roane, West Virginia Page 128A
      Frances PAXTON Self F W W 57 WV VA VA
      Gor. T. PAXTON Son M W 19 WV
      Lyle PAXTON Son M W 17 WV
      Henry PAXTON Son M W 15 WV
      Elizabeth ACREE Sister F S W 47 WV

      "Pioneers of Jackson County", by John House, it appears in the section,
      "Heart of Mill Creek".

      Acree Family

      Lewis Acree was from Bath County, Virginia. He married Mary Cleek, who was a daughter of Peter Cleek, for whom she named her son Peter. Their children were:

      Peter C. Acree (mentioned above) was born March 9th, 1829, and died at Walton, in Roane County, in June, 1904. He married Nancy, daughter of John and Mary Vinyard Paxton. They had two sons, George and Adam Acree, who were in the Confederate Army.

      Charles L. Acree, son of Lewis, was in the Union Army, as was Peter C., the father of the two boys mentioned above.

      Lewis Acree was born in Bedford County, Virginia, in 1783, and died on Mill Creek in 1844. Mary Cleek Acree was born in Bath County, Virginia, in 1802, and died August 1th, 1843. My informant "Aunt" Hannah Harpold Staats, now deceased, described Mary Acree as one of the "kindest and best women that ever lived".

      Lewis Acree moved to the section known as Kentuck, in 1845. [must be wrong date if he died in 1844.
    Family ID F2012  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Mary Alice Acree,   b. Abt 1850, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F24213  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Hammack,   b. Abt 1831, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1860  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1855  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 6/14/1855 at Wm Hammocks
      Place: Kanawha, West Virginia, United States
      John Hammock, 24, Kanawha, Kanawha, Wm & Sarah Hammock
      Frances Acree, 31, Kanawha, Kanawha, Lewis & Mary Acree

      1860 Roane, VA #334
      John Paxton 42
      Frances 37
      John 15
      Peter 13
      Urselva 10
      Nancy 8
      Christopher 3
      Diana 5
      Millard Hammack 4
      Alice Hammack 10

      1870 Walton, Roane, WV # 97
      Paxton, John 52
      Frances L 44
      Maselva 20
      Nancy 18
      Dicena 15
      Christopher 12
      George T 10
      Lyle 7
      Henry 5
      Hammock, P 18 m
      Acre, Peter 40
      [Frances' brother - married John's daughter Nancy]
    Children 
     1. Millard Hammack,   b. Abt 1856, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F9442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 John Paxton,   b. Abt 1818, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1879, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1860  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • 1860 Roane, VA #334
      John Paxton 42
      Frances 37
      John 15
      Peter 13
      Urselva 10
      Nancy 8
      Christopher 3
      Diana 5
      Millard Hammack 4
      Alice Hammack 10

      1870 Walton, Roane, WV # 97
      Paxton, John 52
      Frances L 44
      Maselva 20
      Nancy 18
      Dicena 15
      Christopher 12
      George T 10
      Lyle 7
      Henry 5
      Hammock, P ? 18 m
      Acre, Peter 40
      [Frances' brother - married John's daughter Nancy]

      1880 Census Place: Walton, Roane, West Virginia Page 128A
      Frances PAXTON Self F W W 57 WV VA VA
      Gor. T. PAXTON Son M W 19 WV
      Lyle PAXTON Son M W 17 WV
      Henry PAXTON Son M W 15 WV
      Elizabeth ACREE Sister F S W 47 WV
    Children 
     1. George T Paxton,   b. Abt 1860, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lyle Paxton,   b. Abt 1863, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Henry Paxton,   b. Abt 1865, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F9441  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1823 - Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jun 1855 - Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Apr 1860 - Roane County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Marriage Records, Roane Co, WV.

    2. [S848] Charles Acree.

    3. [S2] Marriage Records, Kanawha Co, WV.