Doddridge County Roots

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Cassa Ann WILLIAMS

Female 1819 - 1901  (82 years)


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  • Name Cassa Ann WILLIAMS 
    Born 2 Jan 1819  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Age 71y 2m 6d in death record would put birth date at Dec 28 1829. But census records put her birth in about 1820 or 1821, with the 1900 Census specifying Jan 1820, age 80. Birth date on headstone is Jan 2 1819.
    Gender Female 
    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 
    Died 6 Mar 1901  Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Cause: la grippe (influenza) 
    Buried Pleasant Hill Church Cemetery, near Zinnia, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Although her death record states that burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, near Zinnia, there is a marker for her and her husband at Kinney Cemetery.
    Person ID I43697  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2020 

    Father Elias WILLIAMS,   b. CA 1788,   d. Bef Aug 1845  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Mother Honora TRENARY,   b. CA 1791,   bur. Williams Family Cemetery, Flint, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Mar 1807 
    Family ID F2222  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James PINELL,   b. 24 Jul 1815,   d. 18 Dec 1901  (Age 86 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). [5, 6]
    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 MapsDied - Cause: la grippe (influenza) - 6 Mar 1901 - Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Pleasant Hill Church Cemetery, near Zinnia, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    43696_PINELL_James_CasanderWilliams_KinneyCem_NuttersFork_DoddridgeCoWV.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Headstone.

    2. [S1563] Doddridge County Death Records, West Union, WV, DR p. 140, Line 1067 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5047971&Type=Death.

    3. [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 >), p. 360.

    4. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    5. [S1583] Marriage record of daughter.

    6. [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 >).