Doddridge County Roots

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James PINELL

Male 1815 - 1901  (86 years)


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  • Name James PINELL 
    Born 24 Jul 1815  [1
    • Birth date given in 1900 Census as Aug 1818, but headstone reads Jul 24 1815.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850, 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  Grant District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  West Union District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  Southwest District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer  [2, 3, 4
    Military Co H, 4th W.Va. Cav, and Co C, 6th W.Va. Inf, Civil War 
    Died 18 Dec 1901  [1
    Buried Kinney Cemetery, Nutters Fork, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I43696  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2020 

    Father Spencer PINELL,   b. CA 1786, Culpeper Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Dec 1856  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Mary LOWE,   b. CA 1793, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1887, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years) 
    Married CA 1808 
    Family ID F23491  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Cassa Ann WILLIAMS,   b. 2 Jan 1819, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1901, Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    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). [6, 7]
    Children 
     1. Emeretta PINNELL,   b. Jul 1842, Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1915, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
     2. Roxalina PINNELL,   b. 2 May 1844, Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1933, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     3. Israel W. PINELL,   b. 10 Oct 1855, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1935, Sunnyside (West Union), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Family ID F17658  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Kinney Cemetery, Nutters Fork, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Headstone.

    2. [S941] 1850 Census, Doddridge County, (W)VA.

    3. [S2107] 1870 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Grant Twp).

    4. [S1891] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Southwest District).

    5. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    6. [S1583] Marriage record of daughter.

    7. [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 >).