Doddridge County Roots

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Family: James PINELL / Cassa Ann WILLIAMS (F17658)



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  • Father | Male
    James PINELL

    Born  24 Jul 1815   
    Died  18 Dec 1901   
    Buried    Kinney Cemetery, Nutters Fork, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married     
    Father  Spencer PINELL | F23491 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary LOWE | F23491 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Cassa Ann WILLIAMS

    Born  2 Jan 1819  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Mar 1901  Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Pleasant Hill Church Cemetery, near Zinnia, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Elias WILLIAMS | F2222 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Honora TRENARY | F2222 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    + Emeretta PINNELL

    Born  Jul 1842  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Oct 1915  Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (IOOF section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Montello JONES | F17659 
    Married  2 Aug 1866  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    + Roxalina PINNELL

    Born  2 May 1844  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Feb 1933  Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Snoden S. KINNEY, Jr. | F17547 
    Married  27 Dec 1866  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    Israel W. PINELL

    Born  10 Oct 1855  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Oct 1935  Sunnyside (West Union), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  (UNMARKED)  Kinney Cemetery, Nutters Fork, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Alvaretta L. SOMERVILLE | F40888 
    Married  8 Jan 1885  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes 
    • 1850 Census, Doddridge County, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Sep 28 1850:
      James Pinell, 31, farmer, value of real estate $200, cannot read/write; Tessy A, 29, cannot read/write; Emeretta, 8; Rotsalina, 6. All born in Virginia.

      1860 Census, Doddridge County, Virginia (now West Virginia):
      James Pinell, 45; C. (female), 39; E. (female), 18; R. (female), 16; I. W. (male), 5; G. W. Shaw (male), 4.
      The next enumerated household was that of James's brother Fielding and his family.

      1870 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Grant Twp), enumerated on Jul 5 1870:
      James Pinell, 52, farmer; Cassa, 50; Israel, 15; Nancy J. Whitehair, 6.

      1880 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District), enymerated on Jun 5 1880:
      James Pernell, 65, farmer, cannot read/write; wife C. A., 60; son Israel, 26, marital status not given, occupation "at home"; boarder Robert McGowan, 21, marital status not given, laborer; boarder William Matheney, 40, marital status not given, laborer. All born in Virginia.
      NOTE: When Robert McGowan married Norma Fitzwilliam in Doddridge County in 1884, he gave his birthplace as Allegany County, Maryland.

      1900 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Southwest District), enumerated on Jun 13 1900:
      James Pinell, 81, b. Aug 1818, farmer, married 56 yrs; wife Cassa A, 80, b. Jan 1820, mother of 3 children (all still living). [1, 2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1583] Marriage record of daughter.

    2. [S83] Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia, Susie Davis Nicholson, (Gordon Printing Co, Strasburg OH, 1979 (Revised & Enlarged) < www.wvgenweb.org/harrison/books.htm >).