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George Rush Straley

Male Abt 1802 - Bef 1859  (~ 56 years)


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  • Name George Rush Straley 
    Born Abt 1802  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1859 
    Person ID I5850  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2006 

    Father George Straley,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 

    • This marriage fits:
      Harrison County Marriages
      George Straley
      Elizabeth Bonnett
      23 Mar 1796
    Family ID F2615  Group Sheet

    Family Ruth Chapman,   b. Abt 1802, Frederick Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 14 Mar 1826  Lewis County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 

    • Lewis Co marriage records:
      Mar 14, 1826, George Straley Jr to Ruth Chapman, groom's parents- George Straley Sr, bondsmen, Jacob Standley and George Straley Jr, bk 2 pg 87. Bride's parents are not listed.

      John House stated that George was the son of Christian Straley, this is obviously incorrect.

      1850 Jackson, VA # 444-449
      Straly George W 48 M Farmer Va
      Straly Ruth 49 F Va
      Straly Hannah N 16 F Va
      Straly Purnilla 15 F Va
      Straly Christian 22 M Farmer Va
      Straly Aram G 20 M Farmer Va
      Straly Jacob M 13 M Va
      Straly Cinderella 11 F Va
      Straly Martha J 6 F Va
      Straly Eliza 4 F Va
      #443-448
      Living with George W Rader family
      Straley Barthemia A 19 F Va

      1860 Jackson, VA p 103
      Wolf, Christena, 50
      Lewis, 17
      Straley, Eliza, 14 [Nieces]
      Angline, 28

      1870 Reedy, Roane, WV # 11
      Bartlett, D J 27 Feb
      Martha J 26 Nov
      Wolf, Ruth 65 May
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Straley,   b. Abt 1827, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1911  (Age ~ 84 years)
     2. Christian Straley,   b. 1828,   d. 7 Oct 1852  (Age 24 years)
     3. Abraham 'Abe' G Straley,   b. Abt 1830, Lewis County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Angeline Berthena Straley,   b. 1 Apr 1832, Lewis County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1929, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     5. Hannah Matilda Straley,   b. 6 Jun 1833, Lewis County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1922  (Age 88 years)
     6. Permelia\Amelia Ann Straley,   b. Abt 1835, Lewis County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Jacob M Straley,   b. 22 Feb 1837,   d. 28 Dec 1895  (Age 58 years)
     8. Cinderilla Straley,   b. Abt 1839, Lewis County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1876  (Age ~ 37 years)
     9. Martha Jane Straley,   b. Nov 1843, Lewis County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. William W Straley,   b. Abt 1844, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Eliza F 'Liza' Straley,   b. 5 May 1846, Lewis County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1933  (Age 86 years)
    Family ID F2015  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1802 - Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Mar 1826 - Lewis County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Christopher R Rhodes and Angeline Berthinia Straley
    Christopher R Rhodes and Angeline Berthinia Straley

  • Sources 
    1. [S518] Census.

    2. [S73] Marriage Records, Lewis Co, WV.