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William Henderson Westfall

Male 1856 - 1938  (81 years)


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  • Name William Henderson Westfall 
    Nickname Buck 
    Born 25 Nov 1856  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 May 1938  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Notes 
    • Roane Co Deaths (Wes Cochran)
      Westfall, William Henderson 5/19/1938 [p] John H & Manda (Green) 81y5m24d
    Person ID I5592  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2011 

    Father John H Westfall,   b. 18 Oct 1818, Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1889  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Miranda Green,   b. 18 Dec 1818, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1901, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 31 May 1840  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • 1850 Jackson, VA # 81-84
      Westfall Jno H 31 M Farmer Va
      Westfall Melinda 30 F Va
      Westfall Anderson 10 M Va
      Westfall Clark 9 M Va
      Westfall Nathan 8 M Va
      Westfall Minerva 6 F Va
      Westfall Columbus 4 M Va
      Westfall Sarah E 1 F Va

      1860 Roane Co, WV
      626- Westfall- Anderson 19 Farmer Jackson Co., Martha 19 ( Anderson), S.
      John H. & Malinda ( Green) Va
      627-
      Westfall John H. 44 Farmer ( Age 31-1850 Census) Harrison Co.,
      Maranda 40 ( Green) m. John H., S. Andrew & Mary ( Hyre) 5-31-1840, Andrew was s/o Zechariah & Hannah ( Wolfe) who were married in 1788 Andrew Westfall m. Mary Eliz.d. John Hyre, in Harrison Co. 11/11/1809 Va.
      Clark 18 Farmer Jackson Co. Joined Union Army.
      Nathan 16 f/l Jackson Co., Joined Union Army
      Dorcas L. 5 Jackson
      Columbus 15
      Wm. H. 4 Roane
      Minerva 13
      Mary Jane 2 Roane (12?)
      Sarah E. 10
      Lucretia 8
      Eperson 6

      1870 Harper, Roane, WV # 21-24
      Westfall, J H 50
      Maranda 50 [what a scrawl!]
      Lucetta 19
      Dorcas L 15
      Epperson 17
      Wm H 12
      M J (f) 10
      Margaret 7

      1880Census Place: Harper, Roane, West Virginia
      John H. WESTFALL Self M M W 60 WV
      Occ: Farm Laborer Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Marinda WESTFALL Wife F M W 60 WV
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Mary J. WESTFALL Dau F S W 21 WV
      Occ: Out Of Occupation Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Margaret WESTFALL GDau F S W 19 WV
      Fa: WV Mo: WV

      1900 Harper, Roane, WV
      Columbus Westfall, 6/1845 54 m 32y
      Lucinda R 1/1851 49 m 32y 9-6 children
      Martha J 12/1876
      Cora 7/1882
      Ethel M 10/1884
      Jacob W 3/1889
      Miranda mother 12/1817 82 wd 13-10 children

      'History of Harper District'
      for his second wife he married Mrs Carolyn Ferrell widow of Parrot Ferrell
      [Kathryn Westfall says this is not him. He died before Miranda. Marriage record shows it was his son, Andrew who married her]
    Family ID F755  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth Jane Anderson,   b. 16 Apr 1857, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1938, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 5 Sep 1878  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 

    • Westfall, Henderson 24
      Elisabeth J 22
      Emma V 4 da

      1900 Roane Co Wv Census Harper District #141
      William H. Westfall head Nov/1856 43 M 23 WVWVWV
      Elizabeth J. wife Apr/1849 41 M 23 10-10 WVWVWV
      Emma V. dau June/1879 20 S
      Leila D. dau July/1881 18 S
      Clara E. dau Nov/1883 16 S
      Floyd F. son May/1886 14 S
      Una G. dau Mar/1887 13 S
      Ivy P dau Feb/1890 10 S
      Homer G. son May/1892 8 S
      Waitman C. son June/1894 5
      Elsie M dau July/1896 3
      Ferdnando W. son Sept/1898 1

      1910 Roane Co WV Census Harper District #163
      William H. Westfall head` 54 m1 31y WV WV WV
      Elizabeth J. wife 52 m1 31y 11-11 WV VA WV
      Floyd F. son 23s
      Pearl I da 10
      Homer G. son 18s
      Coy W. son 17s
      Elsie M dau 14
      Fird N. son 12
      Esteil son 9

      1920 Roane Co Wv Census Wolf Camp Precinct #65
      William H. Westfall head 63m
      Elizabeth J wife 60m WV VA WV
      Waitman C. son 25S
      Elsie M da 23s
      Ferdinand W. son 21s
      William E. son 19s

      1930 Roane Co Wv Census Harper
      William H. Westfall head 73m
      Jane wife 73m
      Esteil son 28s
      Howard Anderson svt 20s
    Children 
     1. Emma V Westfall,   b. Jun 1879,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Leila D Westfall,   b. Jul 1881,   d. 27 Mar 1962  (Age ~ 80 years)
     3. Clara E Westfall,   b. Nov 1883,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. Floyd Franklin Westfall,   b. 5 May 1886, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Una G Westfall,   b. Mar 1887,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ivy Pearl Westfall,   b. Feb 1890,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. Homer G Westfall,   b. May 1892,   d. 1977  (Age ~ 84 years)
    +8. Waitman Coy Westfall,   b. 24 Jun 1894, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1957  (Age 63 years)
     9. Elsie M Westfall,   b. Jul 1896,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Fernando W Westfall,   b. Sep 1898,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. William Estel Westfall,   b. Abt 1900, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F5171  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Sep 1878 - Roane County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 May 1938 - Roane County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Westfall, William H & Elizabeth J Anderson Westfall
    Westfall, William H & Elizabeth J Anderson Westfall

  • Sources 
    1. [S518] Census.

    2. [S202] Steve Legg.

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

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