Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

James S. SMITH

Male 1841 - 1863  (21 years)


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  • Name James S. SMITH 
    Born 6 Oct 1841  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850, 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1850, 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence WEBSTER  [4
    Residence WEBSTER  [4
    Residence 1862  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1862  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Military Pvt, Co A, 14th W.Va. Inf, Civil War  [5
    Military Pvt, Co A, 14th W.Va. Inf, Civil War  [5
    Died 30 Sep 1863  Romney, Hampshire Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cause: dysentery 
    Buried Freeman-Coleman Cemetery, Rt 18 N (Crystal Lake), West Union, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I81794  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 25 May 2016 

    Father John SMITH,   b. 1 Jan 1795, Greene Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1875, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Betty Seaton BOREMAN,   b. 22 Jan 1799, Waynesburg, Greene Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1882, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Family ID F21717  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy PRATT,   b. 15 Feb 1838, Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1903, Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [8, 9
    Married 23 Jan 1862  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. William Washington SMITH,   b. 30 Dec 1862, Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1948, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Family ID F34969  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: dysentery - 30 Sep 1863 - Romney, Hampshire Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Freeman-Coleman Cemetery, Rt 18 N (Crystal Lake), West Union, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1907] One World Tree, (www.ancestry.com).

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

    3. [S2293] Tyler County Marriage Records, Middlebourne, WV.

    4. [S1577] Obituary of sister.

    5. [S37] Historical Military Records, (www.fold3.com).
      Private in Co A, 14th W.Va. Inf. Enrolled 6 Aug 1862 in West Union, mustered in on 23 Aug 1862 in Wheeling. Died 30 Sept 1863 in Romney, WV of dysentery.

    6. [S37] Historical Military Records, (www.fold3.com).

    7. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    8. [S1567] Marriage record of son.

    9. [S1604] Death record of son.

    10. [S2293] Tyler County Marriage Records, Middlebourne, WV, MR Line 3 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12038362&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as James S. Smith, single, 20, b. Tyler Co, res. Doddridge Co, son of John & Betty Smith, occupation farmer; and Nancy Davis, widowed, 23, b. & res. in Tyler Co, dau of Wm. & Martha Pratt. Married Jan 23 1862 in Tyler County, officiated by William James.