Doddridge County Roots

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Edith PEPPER

Female 1832 - 1887  (~ 55 years)


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  • Name Edith PEPPER 
    Born CA 1832  Barbour Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  West Union District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 19 Aug 1887  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: typho malarial fever 
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I52248  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2016 

    Father Johnson PEPPER,   b. 8 Jul 1801,   d. 20 Jun 1892  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Roanna BAILEY,   b. 7 May 1810,   d. 7 Jul 1901  (Age 91 years) 
    Family ID F25222  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elijah G. SMITH,   b. 21 May 1825, Fauquier Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1890, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 1849  Barbour Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • 1860 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jun 15 1860:
      Elijah Smith, 38, farmer, value of real estate $600, value of personal estate $200, cannot read/write; Edith, 26; H. (female), 8; C. (male), 6; J. (male), 4; A. (female)(sic), 2; Virginia, 1.

      1870 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union Twp), enumerated on Jun 14 1870:
      Elijah G. Smith, 51, farmer, value of real estate $4,000, value of personal estate $1,000, cannot read/write; Edith, 37; Henrietta, 18; Nancy J, 16; Charles, 14; Johnston, 13; Alexander, 10; Virginia, 9.

      1880 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District), enumerated on Jun 5 1880:
      Charles Smith, 25, farmer; wife Lenora, 21; dau Auda, 1; unnamed son, 3 months; mother Edith Smith, 47, married.

      Elijah G. Smith has a hollow named after him on Rock Run, Smithburg, Doddridge County. [5]
    Children 
    +1. Henrietta SMITH,   b. 18 Jan 1850,   d. 9 Nov 1906  (Age 56 years)
    +2. Nancy Jane SMITH,   b. 11 Jun 1851,   d. 11 Oct 1923, Weston, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +3. Charles Alonzo SMITH,   b. 7 Aug 1854, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1910, Rossville, Shawnee Co, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +4. Johnson Benjamin SMITH,   b. 12 Apr 1856, Rock Run (West Union), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1924, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +5. Alexander W. SMITH,   b. 31 May 1858, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1931, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     6. Virginia "Jennie" SMITH,   b. CA 1859, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F21555  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: typho malarial fever - 19 Aug 1887 - West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1864] Death Record - Birth date calculated from age at death.

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

    3. [S1793] West Union WV Cemeteries (Doddridge County), (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (July 1990)).

    4. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    5. [S1604] Death record of son.