West Virginia Pioneers

Jemima Westfall

Female 1836 - 1915  (~ 79 years)


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  • Name Jemima Westfall 
    Born Sep 1836  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 Dec 1915  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Roane County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • see 1880 JC # 198-198

      Jemima Westfall Hite
      Birth: 1836
      Jackson County
      West Virginia, USA
      Death: Dec. 14, 1915
      Belgrove
      Jackson County
      West Virginia, USA

      Jemima was born to Stephen Westfall and Elizabeth Morrison. She wed Chester Tenney in Jackson County, West Virginia(VA) on March 2, 1856. They had:
      1) Minerva on 14 Jan 1857
      2) James Newton on 7 Sep 1859
      3) Elizabeth Ellen on 7 Dec 1860
      Chester served in the Civil War and died on May 9, 1864. Jemima then wed Richard Hite in Roane County, West Virginia on February 26, 1865. They lived in Jackson County and had:
      1) Nancy in 1865
      2) Vernicia Catherine in 1867
      3) Susan Belle in 1868
      4) Sarah Ann in 1870
      5) William Stevens in 1872
      6) Thomas Oliver in 1875
      Family links:
      Parents:
      Stephen Westfall (1792 - ____)
      Spouse:
      Richard Lewis Hite (1832 - 1909)
      Children:
      William Stevens Hite (1872 - 1957)*
      Siblings:
      John D Westfall (1818 - 1877)*
      James Lawson Westfall (1821 - 1885)*
      Margarite Westfall Litton (1823 - 1863)*
      Eleanor Westfall Green (1824 - 1888)*
      Levi Westfall (1825 - 1891)*
      Jemima Westfall Hite (1836 - 1915)
      Jackson Westfall (1838 - 1909)*
      Marrinda Westfall Litton (1839 - 1910)*
      Isaac N. Westfall (1840 - 1879)*
      *Calculated relationship
      Burial:
      Eakin Cemetery
      Red Knob
      Roane County
      West Virginia, USA
      Created by: Dennis Peterson
      Record added: Mar 29, 2015
      Find A Grave Memorial# 144331272
    Person ID I4519  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2016 

    Father Stephen Westfall,   b. Abt 1792, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth 'Betsy' Morrison,   b. Abt 1802, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 18 Jul 1818 
    Notes 

    • 1840 Jackson Co, VA
      2m 5-10 Jackson, Jacob
      1m 10-15
      1m 15-20
      1m 20-30 John
      1m 40-50
      2f 0-5 Miranda, Jemima
      1f 5-10
      1f 10-15 Margaret
      1f 15-20 Eleanor
      1f 30-40

      1850 Jackson, VA page 40, # 298-302
      Westfall Stephen 58 M Farmer Va
      Westfall Elizabeth 48 F Pa
      Westfall Jacob 18 M Farmer Va
      Westfall Jackson 16 M Farmer Va
      Westfall Jemima 14 F Va
      Westfall Mannda 12 F Va
      Westfall Isaac 10 M Va

      1860 Jackson, VA # 974
      Elizabeth & Isaac living with Abraham

      John House, " Pioneers of Jackson Co"
      Other settlers on Tug Fork

      Next was Stephen Westfall. His father was a brother of Zachariah Westfall. He lived here for a space of years and later moved to Elk Fork to a farm three or four miles above the Rader settlement.
    Family ID F1241  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Chester S Tenney,   b. Abt 1826, Dutchess County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1864, Cloyd's Mountain, VA Battle Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1856  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • Chester was a widower when they married.

      1860 Jackson Co WV # 75-71
      Tenney, Chester S 34
      Jemima 24
      Minerva 3
      James Newton 1

      1910 Washington, Jackson, WV
      Tinny, Newton 52 m1 31y
      Alice P 51 m1 31y 7-7 children
      Esta E dau 20
      Willie son 18
      Lessie dau 14
      Norah dau 12
      Virgie dau 8
      Russel son 2 [son of Esta]
      Hite, Jamimie mother 74 wd
      Thomas bro 37
      Tolley, Glispie bdr 24
    Children 
     1. Minerva Tenney,   b. 14 Jan 1857, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1913, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     2. James Newton Tenney,   b. 7 Sep 1859, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1935  (Age 75 years)
     3. Elizabeth Ellen Tenney,   b. 7 Dec 1860, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F3427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Richard Lewis Hite,   b. 9 Nov 1832, Nelson Co, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1909  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 26 Feb 1865  Roane County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • Roane Co marriages
      Hight, Richard L, 33, Nelson Co VA, Roane
      Tenney, Jemima, 28 (w), Jackson, Roane
      William A & Susanna
      Stephen & Elizabeth Westfall
      2/26/1865

      1870 Washington, Jackson, WV # 114
      Hight, Richard 34 VA
      Jemima 33 VA
      Nancy 5 WV
      Vernecia 3 WV
      Susan B 2 WV
      Sarah Jane, 1/12 WV
      Tenney, James N 11 VA
      Manerva 14 VA

      1880 Harper, Roane, West Virginia
      Hite, Richard Self M M W 48 VA
      Jemmima Wife F M W 44 WV
      Nancy Dau F S W 15 WV
      Maseria Dau F S W 13 WV
      Bell Dau F S W 11 WV
      William Son M S W 7 WV
      Thomas Son M S W 5 WV
      Tinna, Manerva Servant F S W 23 WV

      1900 Jackson Co WV Washington Dist
      Richard L 12/1830, m 35y
      Gaegimma, 9/1846, 10-8
      Thomas, son 3/1877
      Powers, Glafe 3/1886
      Gemima, gd, 3/1894
      [Powers, Monty, nw, 1/1888, l/w William, next door]

      1910 Washington, Jackson, WV
      Tinny, Newton 52 m1 31y
      Alice P 51 m1 31y 7-7 children
      Esta E dau 20
      Willie son 18
      Lessie dau 14
      Norah dau 12
      Virgie dau 8
      Russel son 2 [son of Esta]
      Hite, Jamimie mother 74 wd
      Thomas bro 37
      Tolley, Glispie bdr 24

      Jackson Co
      Hight, Lawson B, male, single birth, 11/6/1868, RL Hight & Jemima [Susan?]
      Hight, WM L, 6/9/1872, Richard & Jammiah

      Jemima was a widow when she died.
    Children 
     1. Nancy Hite,   b. Abt 1865, Roane County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Susan Belle Hite,   b. Abt 1868, Roane County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Vernicia Catherine Hite,   b. Mar 1869, Roane County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1937, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     4. Sarah Ann Hite,   b. Mar 1870, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1871, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     5. William Stevens J Hite,   b. 9 Jun 1872, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957  (Age 84 years)
     6. Emmazetta Hite,   b. 6 Jul 1876, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1967, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     7. Thomas Valner Oliver Hite,   b. Mar 1877, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F3429  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Hite, Jemima (Westfall) Tenney
    Hite, Jemima (Westfall) Tenney
    Headstone
    Hite, Jemima (Westfall) Tenney

  • Sources 
    1. [S1205] Census.

    2. [S4] Death Records, Jackson Co, WV.

    3. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.

    4. [S15] Marriage Records, Roane Co, WV.