Doddridge County Roots

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Mahala GOUGH

Female 1834 - 1900  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name Mahala GOUGH 
    Born May 1834  [1
    • Birth date reported by Findagrave as Aug 6 1843, which would make her age 11 or 12 when her first child was born. The 1900 Census shows her birth date as May 1834, age 66.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1870  Central District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  Spring Creek District, Wirt Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  Tenmile District, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 31 Jul 1900  [2
    Buried Mt. Olive Baptist Cemetery, Patterson Rd, Salem (Doddridge Co), WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I115806  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 16 May 2018 

    Family 1 William H. POSTEN,   b. 1833,   d. 30 Aug 1862, Manassas, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Children 
     1. Martha J. POSTEN,   b. CA 1855, Virginia (now West Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Christopher Columbus POSTEN,   b. 4 Jul 1859, Virginia (now West Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1926  (Age 66 years)
    Family ID F49238  Group Sheet

    Family 2 George W. COSTILOW,   b. 2 Oct 1837,   d. 16 Apr 1919  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1867  Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • 1870 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Central Twp), enumerated on Jul 1 1870:
      Geo. W. Costilow, 33, farmer, value of real estate (blank), value of personal estate $500; Mahala Costilow, 34; Martha J. Poston, 15; Christopher C. Poston, 11; Mary A. Costilow, 9; Rosa A. Costilow, 3; Chapman J. Costilow, 8 months, birth month August.
    Children 
     1. Rosa A. COSTILOW,   b. 1868, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 73 years)
    +2. Chapman Johnson COSTILOW,   b. 13 Sep 1869,   d. 30 Jul 1931, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. Lillian M. COSTILOW,   b. 1873,   d. 1962  (Age 89 years)
    +4. John W. COSTELOW,   b. 10 Apr 1876, Burning Springs, Wirt Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1932, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Family ID F49237  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mt. Olive Baptist Cemetery, Patterson Rd, Salem (Doddridge Co), WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1980] 1900 Census, Harrison County, WV.

    2. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    3. [S2567] West Virginia Marriages Index, 1785-1971 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).