Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Family: William A. "Big Bill" KINNEY / Mahalia SMITH (F11649)

m. 30 Oct 1865


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  • Father | Male
    William A. "Big Bill" KINNEY

    Born  CA 1844  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Dec 1912   
    Buried     
    Married  30 Oct 1865  [1]  Tyler Co, WV  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Israel KINNEY | F16868 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Cassandra TUCKER | F16868 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Mahalia SMITH

    Born  CA 1839  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Other Spouse  Thomas J. UNDERWOOD | F16172 
    Married  27 Aug 1854  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Ralph SMITH | F11652 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Margaret GEORGE | F11652 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Flora KINNEY

    Born  17 Mar 1869  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 May 1961  Sunnyside (West Union), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Ball Cemetery, Indian Creek Rd, Stringtown, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Patrick BALL | F50153 
    Married  19 Oct 1889  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes 
    • 1870 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Grant District), enumerated on Jul 5 1870:
      Wm. Kinney, 25, farmer; value of real estate $800, value of personal estate $500; cannot read/write; Mahala, 30, cannot write; Flora, 11 months, birth month June; Susan Underwood, 14; Martin V. Underwood.
      NOTE: The two Underwood children were William's stepchildren, Malalia's children from her marriage to Thomas J. Underwood.

      1880 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Grant District), enumerated on Jun 17 1880:
      William Kiney [sic], 37, farmer, cannot write; wife Mahalie, 42; son Martin, 20, farmer, cannot write; dau Florah, 11, attended school within the year, cannot write.
      NOTE: The family member listed as son Martin Kinney should have been listed as stepson Martin Underwood.

      No entry has been found for this family in the 1900 Census.

      1910 Census, Tyler Co, WV (McElroy District), enumerated on May 9 1910 at Indian Creek Road:
      Samuel Halman, 58, keeper of boarding house, married 4 yrs (2nd marriage); wife Atha Halman, 41, married 4 yrs (1st marriage), no children; servant William A. Crislip, 14; mother-in-law Mahalia Kinney, 71, divorced, mother of 5 children (2 still living).

      1910 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District), enumerated on Apr 26 1910:
      William Kinney, 66, divorced, no occupation, living alone.

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  • Sources 
    1. [S2293] Tyler County Marriage Records, Middlebourne, WV.