West Virginia Pioneers

Lewis Acree

Male 1783 - 1844  (61 years)


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  • Name Lewis Acree 
    Born 1783  Bedford County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1844  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    Person ID I5836  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2011 

    Family 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.
    Children 
    +1. Frances Acree,   b. Abt 1823, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Polly Acree,   b. Abt 1827, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. Peter C Acree,   b. 9 Mar 1829, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1904, Walton District, Roane, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Charles L Acree,   b. 1834, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1904  (Age 70 years)
     5. Elizabeth Acree,   b. Abt 1833, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +6. Adam C Acree,   b. Abt 1842, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F2012  Group Sheet

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  • Sources 
    1. [S70] John House.

    2. [S848] Charles Acree.