Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Family: Addison NUTTER / Mary Susan SMALL (F10892)  [1, 2

m. 25 Jun 1868


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  • Father | Male
    Addison NUTTER

    Born  Feb 1842  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Oct 1913  Waldo Run, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Wolverton (aka Powell or new Victory) Cemetery, Waldo Run, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  25 Jun 1868  [3]  Harrison Co, WV  [3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Thomas NUTTER | F13089 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Lucinda NUTTER | F13089 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Mary Susan SMALL

    Born  3 May 1852  Nelson Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Feb 1937  Pennsboro, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Wolverton (aka Powell or new Victory) Cemetery, Waldo Run, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Hamilton Sears KNIGHT | F57428 
    Married  10 Mar 1917  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  William Perry SMALL | F13088 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Martha T. ARMISTEAD | F13088 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Thomas Walter NUTTER

    Born  3 Apr 1867   
    Died  6 Apr 1946  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Wolverton (aka Powell or new Victory) Cemetery, Waldo Run, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Flora NUTTER

    Born  CA 1872  Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Alexander JACOBS | F35776 
    Married  13 Nov 1894  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    + John Nelson NUTTER

    Born  16 Jul 1878  West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Jan 1956  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Duckworth (Summit) Cemetery, Greenwood, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Cordelia SMITH | F6736 
    Married     

    Child 4 | Female
    + Mary Ann "Annie" NUTTER

    Born  Dec 1881  Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  William L. WHITEHAIR | F47592 
    Married  19 Jul 1899  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Marcus L. "Mark" LIPSCOMB | F40139 
    Married  13 Feb 1901  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Moses William SMITH | F47599 
    Married  24 Apr 1918  Sunnyside (West Union), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Alexander "Elex" LOPER | F10871 
    Married  27 Dec 1921  Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    William W. NUTTER

    Born  CA 1881   
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Female
    + Lusada "Sadie" NUTTER

    Born  Dec 1888   
    Died  31 May 1928  Reynoldsville, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Shirley Dow LIPSCOMB | F13108 
    Married  14 Apr 1905  Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    Elva Jane NUTTER

    Born  Apr 1894  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Mar 1982   
    Buried     
    Spouse  James P. GAIN | F26793 
    Married  18 Sep 1909  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Peter BRADFORD | F19678 
    Married  31 Oct 1918  Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  George Henry DARNELL | F19683 
    Married  5 Mar 1949  Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location


  • Notes 
    • Obituary, printed in "The Doddridge County Republican," Thursday, Oct 22 1914, in its entirey:
      Death Claims Aged Veteran
      Addison Nutter died at his home on Waldo Run of Buckeye, Thursday, Oct. 15, 1914, at 7 o'clock a.m., aged 76 years. A year or so ago, Mr. Nutter suffered a stroke of paralysis from which he never fully recovered.
      June 18, 1868, he was united in marriage to Mary S. Small, and to this union nine children were born, six of whom survive, and who with the companion and mother mourn the loss of a devoted husband and father. The sons are Walter Nutter of Morgansville and John Nutter of Central; the daughters are Mrs. Mary A. Lipscomb of Morgansville, Mrs. Flora Jacobs of Wolf Summit, Mrs. Luzada Lipscomb of Central, and Miss Elvira at home. Besides these of the immediate family, the deceased is survived by two brothers, Nelson Nutter of Long Run and Sanford Nutter Clarksburg.
      During the Civil War, Mr. Nutter served the Union as a member of Battery A, of the First West Virginia artillery, and at the close of the war received an honorable discharge.
      The funeral services were conducted at the home at one o'clock p.m., Friday, Oct 16, by Rev. S. A. Jesse. The interment was at Victory cemetery at 3 o'clock, A. J. Osborne, funeral director in charge.

      1880 Census, Harrison Co, WV (Union District), enumerated on Jun 30 1880:
      Addison Nutter, 47, farm laborer; wife Mary S, 25, medical condition rheumatism; son William Nutter, 9; dau Flora B, 8; dau Martha E, 6; son James A, 4; son John V, 2.

      1900 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Grant District), enumerated on Jun 23 1900:
      Addison Nutter, 58, b. Feb 1842 in West Virginia, married 20 yrs; wife Mary S., 41, b. Feb 1859 in Virginia, married 20 yrs, mother of 9 children, 6 still living; son Thomas W., 26, b. Apr 1874; dau Flora D., 23, b. Jan 1877; dau Lusada, 11, b. Dec 1888; dau Elva J., 6, b. Apr 1894; boarder John T. Small, 40, b. Mar 1860 in Virginia.
      (NOTE: Length of marriage appears to be incorrect. They were married on June 25 1868. Ages and birth dates of children are also inconsistent with other records.)

      1910 Census, Doddridge County WV (Central District), enumerated on May 4 1910:
      Addison Nutter, 70, born in West Virginia, married 30 yrs; wife Susan M., 49, born in Virginia, married 30 yrs, mother of 8 children, 6 still living; son William W. Nutter, 29, single; dau Elva Gains, 16, married 9 months.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1604] Death record of son.

    2. [S1590] Death record of daughter.

    3. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV, MR p. 53 : www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=253684&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as Addison Nutter, 26, b. Harrison Co, res. Doddridge Co, farmer, son of Thomas & Cynda Nutter; and Mary Susan Small, 18, b. Nelson Co VA, res. Clarksburg, dau of William P. & Martha Small. Married Jun 20 1868 in Harrison County. (Wes Cochran's "Harrison County Marriages" reports marriage date as Jun 25 1868, but marriage record shows it as Jun 20 1868. Husband's obituary also incorrectly reports marriage date as Jun 18 1868.)