Doddridge County Roots

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Sophia CHANEY

Female 1810 - 1886  (76 years)


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  • Name Sophia CHANEY 
    Born 13 Jan 1810  Virginia (now West Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "Davis - The Settlers of Salem West Virginia," p. 57, reports birth date as Jan 13 1811. But headstone shows it as Jan 13 1810.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1840  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1850  Marshall Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Mar 1886  Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Death date shown on headstone as Mar 13 1886, but obituary indicates Mar 15 1886.
    Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I49310  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2017 

    Father Samuel CHANEY,   b. 1787, Georgetown, Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1827, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Anna DAVIS,   b. 26 Sep 1785, Shrewsbury, Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1852, White Rock, Ogle Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 12 Nov 1807  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 William Sutton DAVIS,   b. Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1837  [4
    Married CA 1826  [2
    Children 
     1. Harriet DAVIS,   b. 14 Oct 1828,   d. 4 Jun 1837, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     2. Jane DAVIS,   b. 30 Sep 1830, West Union, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1902, Kearney, Buffalo Co, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Helen Mary DAVIS,   b. 10 Jan 1833, West Union, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1899  (Age 65 years)
     4. Catherine Anne DAVIS,   b. 24 May 1835, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918  (Age 82 years)
    Family ID F20313  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joseph GARLOW,   b. 14 Dec 1813, Morgantown, Monongalia Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1892  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 3 Jun 1840  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1850 Census, Marshall Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Oct 30 1850:
      Joseph Garlow, 36, farmer; Sophia, 38; Alice, 8; Samuel, 6; Joseph, 4; Sophia, 2; John, 9 months; Helen H. Davis, 16; Catherine Davis, 14. All born in Virginia. [2]
    Family ID F20314  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - Mar 1886 - Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Oak Hill Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Headstone.

    2. [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 >).

    3. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    4. [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. 21.