Doddridge County Roots

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Alcinda ASHBURN

Female 1837 - 1896  (59 years)


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  • Name Alcinda ASHBURN 
    Born 10 Apr 1837  Greene Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1850, 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1863  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1880  Union District, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 3 Jun 1896  Israel's Fork, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Knight-Ashburn Cemetery, Piggin Run, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Person ID I47326  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2015 

    Father William ASHBURN,   b. 9 Aug 1803, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1869, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Ann LONGSTRETH,   b. 19 Dec 1796, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1874  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1829 
    Family ID F20450  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nathan N. DAVIS,   b. 9 Sep 1824, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 23 Mar 1851  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Divorced Y  [1, 7
    Children 
     1. Ann Elisa DAVIS,   b. 23 Dec 1851,   d. 27 Dec 1852  (Age 1 years)
    Documents
    39628_NathanNDavis_AlcindaAshburn_MarriageRecord_23Mar1851.jpg
    39628_NathanNDavis_AlcindaAshburn_MarriageRecord_23Mar1851.jpg
    Family ID F19345  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jeremiah "Jerry" KNIGHT,   b. 10 Feb 1834, Harrison Co, VA (now Marion Co, WV) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1922, Salem, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1863  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Sherman KNIGHT,   b. 29 Oct 1865, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Flaveus J. "Flave" KNIGHT,   b. 14 Jan 1867, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1964, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     3. Mary Ann "Mollie" KNIGHT,   b. 1 Sep 1868,   d. 9 Apr 1953, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. Silas Delbert KNIGHT,   b. 9 Sep 1875, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1934, Beverly, Randolph Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Family ID F20451  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Knight-Ashburn Cemetery, Piggin Run, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [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. 97.

    2. [S1563] Doddridge County Death Records, West Union, WV.

    3. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).

    4. [S92] Doddridge County Cemeteries, Vol. IV, Donald Edward Ramage (1934-2016), (4117 Almaville Rd, Smyna TN 37167).

    5. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    6. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.
      In the record documenting the issuance of their marriage license, the couple is identified as Nathan N. Davis, 21, res. Doddridge Co, son of William J. Davis; and Alcinda Ashburn, 18, res. Doddridge Co, dau of William Ashburn. License issued on Mar 21 1851.
      www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11792055&Type=Marriage
      The marriage itself is documented on Page 16 of another record book, with the following verbatim entry:
      "Doddridge County Va. July 14 1851.
      I do hereby certify that on 23 day of March I duly and lawfully joined in the holy state of matrimony Nathan N. Davis and Alcinda Ashburn both of the County of Doddridge and state aforesaid. This given under my hand the day and year above written.
      Ezekiel Bee"
      www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11791154&Type=Marriage
      (NOTE: Susie Davis Nicholson, p. 97, incorrectly reports marriage date as Mar 3 1851, with Alcinda Ashburn's birth date as Apr 10 1837, and states that the marriage ended in divorce. Wife's remarriage record confirms her divorced status, while the record of husband's remarriage identifies him as a widower.)

    7. [S1967] Record of wife's remarriage.

    8. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).
      Identified as Jeremiah Knight, 30, b. Harrison Co, res. Doddridge Co, son of Samuel & Mary; and Alcinda Davis, divorced, 27, b. Greene Co PA, res. Doddridge Co, dau of William & Nancy Ashburn. Married Nov 3 1863.