Doddridge County Roots

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Elizabeth Jane HOLLIDAY

Female 1819 - 1901  (81 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Jane HOLLIDAY 
    Born 21 Mar 1819  Stafford Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Residence (SETTLED, 1840)  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence SINCE 1844  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 18 Jan 1901  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (IOOF section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I56587  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2012 

    Father Robert HOLLIDAY,   d. Bef 1840, Stafford Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Elizabeth ___ 
    Family ID F36193  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Taliaferro K. KNIGHT,   b. 24 Feb 1814, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Jan 1901  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1842  [5
    Notes 
    • 1850 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jul 16 1850:
      Talifaro Knight, 35, shoemaker, value of real estate $300: Elizabeth, 30; John B, 7; Robert K, 1. All born in Virginia.

      1860 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jul 11 1860:
      T. K. Knight, 45, Clerk Cir Ct, value of real estate $500, value of personal estate $260; Elizabeth, 40; Blackwell, 16; Marshal, 8; Kendal, 11; Catherine, 5. All born in Virginia.

      1870 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Borough of West Union), enumerated on Jun 6 1870:
      Taliaferro K. Knight, 56, shoemaker & Clerk of County Circuit Court, value of real estate $2,100; value of personal estate $1,000; Elizabeth J, 51; Robert K, 21, common laborer; William M, 18; Elizabeth C, 15.

      1880 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District), enumerated on Jun 2 1880:
      T. K. Knight, 65, Clerk of Circuit Court of Doddridge Co; wife E. J., 61; son R. Kendall, 30, single, painter; dau Kate, 24, single; boarder Marshall Dye, 21, single, laborer; servant Laura Washington, black female, 21, b. WVa; servant Annie Yates, white female, 17, b. WVa., single.

      1900 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Town of West Union), enumerated on Jun 4 1900:
      T. K. Knight, 86, b. Feb 1814, farmer, married 58 yrs; wife Elizabeth J, 81, b. Mar 1819, married 58 yrs, mother of 5 children (4 still living); son Robert K, 51, b. Apr 1849, single, painter. [6]
    Children 
     1. John Blackwell KNIGHT,   b. CA 1844,   d. 5 Sep 1864, Andersonville Prison, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 20 years)
     2. Robert Kendall KNIGHT,   b. Apr 1849,   d. 1908, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
    +3. William Marshal KNIGHT,   b. 30 Apr 1852, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1904, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    +4. Catharine Elizabeth "Kate" KNIGHT,   b. 15 May 1855, West Union, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1915, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Family ID F23445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - SINCE 1844 - West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jan 1901 - West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (IOOF section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Obituary.

    2. [S5] Headstone.

    3. [S1752] Obituary - At home.

    4. [S1793] West Union WV Cemeteries (Doddridge County), (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (July 1990)).

    5. [S692] Obituary of wife.

    6. [S1567] Marriage record of son.