Doddridge County Roots

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Andrew Jackson "Jack" DIVERS

Andrew Jackson "Jack" DIVERS

Male 1828 - 1897  (68 years)

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  • Name Andrew Jackson "Jack" DIVERS 
    Born 2 Apr 1828  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military From 24 Mar 1865 to 30 Jun 1865  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Pvt, Co L, 3rd W.Va. Cavalry, Civil War 
    Census 1870, 1880  McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer  [2, 7, 8
    Died 21 Mar 1897  Big Battle (Salem), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 9
    Cause: pulmonary consumption 
    Buried Keys Cemetery, Big Flint, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Death record gives burial location as Antioch Cemetery, but his headstone is at Keys Cemetery.
    Person ID I35957  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2019 

    Family Margaret J. HUFF,   b. 23 Jun 1827,   d. 5 May 1904  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1849  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Notes 
    • 1860 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jun 1 1860:
      A. J. Divers, 31, farmer, value of real estate $250, value of personal estate $30; M. J. (female), 32, cannot read/write; H. A. (female), 9; V. M. (female), 4; A. G. (female), 1.

      1870 Census, Doddridge County, WV (McClellan Twp):
      Andrew J. Divers, farmer, age 41; Margaret J. Divers, 42; Hariet A. Divers, 13; Mary V. Divers, 13; Alice J. Divers, 11; Eliza E. Divers, 8, Matthew Boyce, 15.
      (Note: Relationship of Matthew Boyce to this family is not stated. When he married Elizabeth A. Israel in Doddridge County in 1875, he was identified as a son of Hannah Boyce. He and Elizabeth moved to Wichita, Kansas, where he died in 1921.)

      1880 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (McClellan District), enumerated on June 21-22 1880:
      Andrew J. Divers, 51, farmer; wife Margaret J, 52, cannot write; dau Mary V, 23, single; dau Alice J, 21, single; dau Lizette M, 18, single; sister-in-law Harriet Huff, 55, single, housekeeper, cannot write; nephew William F. Huff, 14.

      1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (McClellan District):
      Margaret J. Divers, head of household, widow, age 72, b. June 1827, mother of five children (four still living) [7, 13]
    Children 
    +1. Harriet Ann DIVERS,   b. Oct 1851,   d. 23 Feb 1917, Big Battle (Salem), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
    +2. Mary Virginia "Mollie" DIVERS,   b. 14 Dec 1856, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1937, Donohue (now Silver Run, near Cairo), Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Alice J. DIVERS,   b. CA 1859
    +4. Lizetta May DIVERS,   b. 1 Jan 1862,   d. 27 Oct 1916, Big Battle (Salem), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Family ID F14244  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: pulmonary consumption - 21 Mar 1897 - Big Battle (Salem), Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Keys Cemetery, Big Flint, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    Documents
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    35957_1870Census_DoddridgeCoWV_McClellanTwp_AndrewJDivers.jpg
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Headstone.

    2. [S1563] Doddridge County Death Records, West Union, WV, DR p; 115, Line 1359 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5046791&Type=Death.

    3. [S2619] U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    4. [S2605] U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database online], (National Park Service , Ancestry.com).

    5. [S2588] U.S. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    6. [S2222] 1890 Veterans Schedules [database online], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    7. [S2060] 1870 Census, Doddridge County, WV (McClellan Twp).

    8. [S2011] 1880 Census, Doddridge County, WV (McClellan District).

    9. [S1773] Doddridge County WV Deaths 1853-1969, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101).

    10. [S2550] Doddridge County Cemeteries, Vol. I, Donald Edward Ramage (1934-2016), (4117 Almaville Rd, Smyna TN 37167 (1988, rev. 1999)).

    11. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV.

    12. [S1792] Harrison County WV Marriages 1785-1894, (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (1985)).

    13. [S1564] Obituary of daughter.