Doddridge County Roots

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Lawson Bartlett MAULSBY

Male 1806 - 1844  (~ 38 years)


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  • Name Lawson Bartlett MAULSBY 
    Born CA 1806  [1
    • based on age 38 on headstone
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930, 1840  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Based on names of nearby households, location was probably in or near Clarksburg.
    Occupation hotel & tannery operator  [2
    Occupation 10 Jan 1842  [3
    appointed postmaster at Lewisport, Harrison Co, VA (now West Union, Doddridge Co, WV) 
    Residence Lewisport (now Blockhouse Hill), Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 7 Nov 1844  [1
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I28692  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2017 

    Father John MAULSBY 
    Mother Charlotte BARTLETT 
    Married 1805  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F47608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth OGDEN,   b. Dec 1809, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1889  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married CA 1826  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1850 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jul 16 1850:
      Elizabeth Maulsby, 40; Louisa E, 22; Emily Va., 18; Benjamin H, 14; Charlotte A, 12; Mary L, 7; William J, 3.

      1860 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumeration date not given:
      Elizabeth Maulsby, 50; Charlotte, 22; M. Lethe (?), 17; Wm, 13.

      1870 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union Twp), enumerated on Jun 7 1870:
      John T. Johnston, 29, farmer, value of real estate $2,500, value of personal estate $3,023; May [Mary] L, 27; Estella A, 5; Blanche E, 3; Mary E, 1; Elizabeth Maulsby, 60, value of real estate (blank), value of personal estate $100; Wm. J. Maulsby, 23, common laborer.
      (NOTE: This was the household of Elizabeth's daughter Mary and her family. It was probably located in the part of Doddridge County now known as Sunnyside.] [4, 5]
    Children 
    +1. Louisa E. MAULSBY,   b. CA 1828, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Aug 1863  (Age ~ 35 years)
    +2. John W. MAULSBY,   b. 29 Nov 1828, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1900, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Tabitha MAULSBY,   b. 10 Aug 1830,   d. 18 Aug 1844  (Age 14 years)
    +4. Emily Virginia MAULSBY,   b. Nov 1831, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1887  (Age ~ 55 years)
     5. Thomas A. MAULSBY,   b. 18 Oct 1833, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1908, Marion Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +6. Benjamin Harrison MAULSBY,   b. 5 Nov 1835, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1891, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     7. Charlotte Amelia MAULSBY,   b. 16 Jan 1838, Virginia (now West Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1926, Marion Twp, Hardin Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     8. George J. MAULSBY,   b. 1840, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1922, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +9. Mary L. MAULSBY,   b. 10 Sep 1842, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1928, Elkins, Randolph Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Family ID F10899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Lewisport (now Blockhouse Hill), Doddridge Co, (W)VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1793] West Union WV Cemeteries (Doddridge County), (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (July 1990)).

    2. [S1564] Obituary of daughter.

    3. [S2693] Appointments of U. S. Postmasters, 1832-1971 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    4. [S1567] Marriage record of son.

    5. [S5] Headstone.