West Virginia Pioneers

Joseph Ott

Male 1795 - 1889  (93 years)


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  • Name Joseph Ott 
    Born 17 Dec 1795  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Feb 1889  [2
    Notes 

    • Obituary
      Joseph Ott was born Dec 17, 1795, in the South West Corner of Fayette Co, Pa., and in his thirteenth year moved to and settled in Reedy Valley in what is now known as Wirt County, W.Va., and at about 14 years of age, settled on Lynn Camp run, where he lived till the day of his death, February 23, 1889, being in his 94th year, and for over three quarters of a century was never over 30 miles from his home, where he reared a family. The deceased leaves but one of the early pioneers behind him viz: Mrs. Mary Ott, relict of his brother Fidillis, who is this day 93 years old. Mr. Ott remembered many of the incidents and trials of early pioneer life; and of the "war of 1812." Frugality, industry and temperance marked his pathway through life, spending his leisure hours with his bible and two or three other books, Keeping health of mind and body till about the last decade of his life. His remains were intered by the side of his wife (who died over 43 years before him) in the "Ott Graveyard. Four of his children survive him.
    Person ID I41073  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2011 

    Family Susannah [Ott],   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 

    • 1850 Wirt Co VA #2
      Joseph Ott 47 Unk
      Lewis 24 Va
      William 22
      Elizabeth 15
      Margaret E 10
      Alfred 7

      1870 Wirt, WV #94-90
      Joseph Ott 74 VA
      Elizabeth 37 VA
      M E 33 f Va

      1880 Census Place: Elizabeth, Wirt, West Virginia
      Joseph OTT Self M W W 84 WV
      Lizzie OTT Other F S W 48 WV
    Children 
     1. Lewis Ott,   b. Abt 1823, Wirt County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. William Ott,   b. Abt 1828, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Elizabeth Ott,   b. Abt 1835, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Margaret E Ott,   b. Abt 1840, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Alfred Ott,   b. Abt 1843, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F11725  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Ott, Joseph
    Ott, Joseph
    Obit
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  • Sources 
    1. [S518] Census.

    2. [S21] Obit.