West Virginia Pioneers

Catharine Matilda Feathers

Female Abt 1835 -


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  • Name Catharine Matilda Feathers  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Born Abt 1835  Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11
    Gender Female 
    Notes 
    • 1850 census, Dist 23, Hardy, VA, page 23, anc 37
      Feathers, Geo. W., 45, b: VA
      Catherine, 35, b: VA, (Wetzel)
      Cornelius, 17, b: VA
      Catherine, 14, b: VA
      Mary Ann, 12, b: VA
      Morgan, 6, b: VA
      Margaret, 4, b: VA
      Frances, 1, b: VA

      1860 census, Boggsville, Roane Co., VA, page 654, anc 116
      Feather, Geo. W., 55, b: VA
      Catherine, 45, b: VA
      Matilda, 25, b: VA
      Mary A., 23, b: VA
      Morgan, 17, b: VA
      Margaret, 15, b: VA
      Frances, 12, b: VA
      Rachel, 10, b: VA
      Geo. W., 6, b: VA
      note: per 1850 census Matilda is called Catherine

      West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971
      Name: Matilda Feathers
      Gender: Female
      Spouse's name: John Freeman
      Spouse Gender: Male
      Marriage Date: 1868
      Marriage Place: Jackson

      1870 census, Mill Creek Township, Jackson Co., WV, page 376, anc 60
      Freeman, John, 56, jb: VA
      Matilda, 35, b: VA, (Feather)
      Rachel, 14, b :VA
      Margaret, 11, b: VA
      Mary, 10, b: VA
      Nora B., 6/12, b: WV
      Feather, Willis, 8, b: WV
      neighbor of Jonathan & Eliz. Hyre

      1880 United States Federal Census
      Name: Mary A. Freeman
      Age: 36
      Birth Date: Abt 1844
      Birthplace: Virginia
      Home in 1880: Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia, USA
      Dwelling Number: 69
      Race: White
      Gender: Female
      Relation to Head of House: Wife
      Marital status: Married
      Spouse's name: John Freeman
      Father's Birthplace: Virginia
      Mother's Birthplace: Virginia
      Occupation: Keeping House
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      John Freeman 52
      Mary A. Freeman 36
      Nora Freeman 10
      Henry Freeman 6
      John W. Freeman 4
      Ellie S. Freeman 4
    Person ID I8207  Conner Family

    Family 1 Francis Marion Houchin,   b. 3 Apr 1837, Wood County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1918  (Age 81 years) 
    Children 
    +1. George Willis Houchen,   b. 30 May 1861, Rockbridge County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1933, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F23391  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
    +1. George Willis Houchen,   b. 30 May 1861, Rockbridge County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1933, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F1171  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married 1 Jan 1868  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9
    Family ID F3412  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Charles H. Houchen,   b. Abt 1838, Pocahontas County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1863, Lynchburg, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Family ID F27282  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1835 - Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jan 1868 - Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Conner-Houchen from Jackson County Past and Present - page 173
    Conner-Houchen from Jackson County Past and Present - page 173
    George Willis Houchen - Parents
    George Willis Houchen - Parents
    Jackson County West Virginia Past and Present 1990 - page 214
    Jackson County West Virginia Past and Present 1990 - page 214

  • Sources 
    1. [S1153] Jackson County, West Virginia: Past and Present - 1990, Jackson County Historical Society, (Name: Walsworth Publishing, Third Printing 1997;), LC#90-71347., 173.

    2. [S1902] Roane County, Virginia Census 1860, 114.

    3. [S1521] Jackson County, West Virginia Census 1880, Wes Cochran, 8.

    4. [S2416] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Year: 1850; Census Place: District 23, Hardy, Virginia; Roll: M432_950; Page: 23A; Image: 51.
      Record for Catharine Feathers
      1850 United States Federal Census
      1850 United States Federal Census


    5. [S329] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).

    6. [S410] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Year: 1860; Census Place: Roane, Virginia; Roll: M653_1375; Page: 654; Family History Library Film: 805375.
      1860 United States Federal Census
      1860 United States Federal Census


    7. [S87] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Year: 1870; Census Place: Mill Creek, Jackson, West Virginia; Roll: M593_1689; Page: 376A; Family History Library Film: 553188.
      1870 United States Federal Census
      1870 United States Federal Census


    8. [S172] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Lehi, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Year: 1880; Census Place: Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia; Roll: 1404; Page: 430D; Enumeration District: 042.
      1880 United States Federal Census
      1880 United States Federal Census


    9. [S505] West Virginia, Compiled Marriage Records, 1863-1900, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2000;).

    10. [S1281] Jackson County, West Virginia Census 1870, Wes Cochran, 376.
      1870 census Mill Creek Township, Jackson Co., WV, page 376

    11. [S172] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Lehi, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Year: 1880; Census Place: Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia; Roll: 1404; Page: 430D; Enumeration District: 042.
      1880 United States Federal Census
      1880 United States Federal Census