Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Mary J. BACKUS

Female 1845 -


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Mary J. BACKUS was born Jul 1845, Harrison Co, (W)VA (daughter of Jesse BACKUS and Elizabeth MORRISON).

    Other Events:

    • Residence: 1866, Harrison Co, WV
    • Census: 1880, 1900, Tenmile District, Harrison Co, WV
    • Census: 1910, McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV

    Mary married Nathaniel STARK 19 Jul 1866, Harrison Co, WV. Nathaniel (son of Jeremiah STARK and Mary HARBERT) was born CA 1845, Doddridge Co, (W)VA; died Bef Aug 1871. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Arden STARK was born CA 1867.

    Mary married William Andrew LYONS 18 Aug 1871, Harrison Co, WV. William (son of Andrew LYONS and Lovina DAVIS) was born May 1834, Harrison Co, (W)VA. [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Jesse BACKUS

    Jesse — Elizabeth MORRISON. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth MORRISON (daughter of John W. MORRISON and Rebecca FLANIGAN).
    Children:
    1. Almeda BACKUS was born 20 Jul 1844, Harrison Co, (W)VA.
    2. 1. Mary J. BACKUS was born Jul 1845, Harrison Co, (W)VA.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  John W. MORRISON was born CA 1791 (son of Archibald MORRISON and ___ FOOKS); died 1857; was buried Harrison Co, WV.

    John — Rebecca FLANIGAN. Rebecca was born 1789. [Group Sheet]


  2. 7.  Rebecca FLANIGAN was born 1789.
    Children:
    1. Susan Ann MORRISON was born 25 Mar 1818; died 12 Feb 1889, Grass Run (Salem), Harrison Co, WV; was buried Estlack Cemetery, Grass Run (Co Rd 5/12), Harrison Co, WV.
    2. 3. Elizabeth MORRISON
    3. Hester Ann MORRISON was born CA 1830, Harrison Co, (W)VA; died 29 Dec 1856, Lamberts Run, Harrison Co, WV.
    4. Sarah MORRISON


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  Archibald MORRISON was buried West Milford, Harrison Co, WV.

    Other Events:

    • Military: Revolutionary War (1775, enlisted in Continental Army)
    • Residence: (EMIGRATED FROM), England
    • Residence: From CA 1788, West Milford, Harrison Co, (W)VA
    • Residence: UNTIL CA 1788, North Carolina

    Archibald married ___ FOOKS North Carolina. ___ was buried West Milford, Harrison Co, WV. [Group Sheet]


  2. 13.  ___ FOOKS was buried West Milford, Harrison Co, WV.

    Notes:

    Married:
    near the Yadkin River

    Children:
    1. Margaret MORRISON was born 1 May 1768, North Carolina; died 13 May 1850; was buried Lowther (Walnut Grove) Cemetery, Holbrook, Ritchie Co, WV.
    2. Archibald MORRISON, Jr. was buried Ohio.
    3. Marshall Reese MORRISON was buried California.
    4. Susan MORRISON
    5. 6. John W. MORRISON was born CA 1791; died 1857; was buried Harrison Co, WV.
    6. Alexander MORRISON was born Nov 1792, Harrison Co, (W)VA; died 17 Aug 1873, Hackers Creek, Lewis Co, WV; was buried Harrison Co, WV.
    7. William Balcom MORRISON was born 24 May 1794, Harrison Co, (W)VA; died 14 Apr 1883, Berlin, Lewis Co, WV; was buried Morrison (aka Old Hacker) Cemetery, Berlin, Lewis Co, WV.