Doddridge County Roots

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John W. MAULSBY

Male 1828 - 1900  (71 years)


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  • Name John W. MAULSBY 
    Born 29 Nov 1828  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • 1900 Census shows birth date as Nov 1829. But obituary states that he "was born near Maulsby Bridge, Harrison county, Va., (now West Virginia) May 29, 1828, and was therefore 71 years, 9 months and 3 days old."
    Gender Male 
    Census 1870  Clay District, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Middle initial appears to be S, but father's obituary gives it as L.
    Residence West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Military Co M & O, 6th W.Va. Inf, and Co D, 7th W.Va. Inf, Civil War  [1
    Died 2 Sep 1900  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Person ID I8764  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2017 

    Father Lawson Bartlett MAULSBY,   b. CA 1806,   d. 7 Nov 1844  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth OGDEN,   b. Dec 1809, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1889  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married CA 1826  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Ann SPROUT 
    Married 22 Feb 1857  [8
    Children 
    +1. Columbia Ann MAULSBY,   b. May 1868, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1909, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)
    Family ID F45765  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Cordelia E. COLLINS,   b. CA 1843, Wood Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Apr 1875  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 26 Oct 1863  Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Notes 
    • 1870 Census, Ritchie Co, WV (Clay Twp), enumerated on Jul 23 1870:
      John W. Maulsby, 41, farm laborer; Cordelia E, 27; Wm. C, 5; Benj. H, 2; Elizabeth E, 1; John S, 3 months, birth month February; Columbia, 11. [10]
    Children 
     1. William C. MAULSBY,   b. CA 1865,   d. Bef Sep 1900  (Age ~ 35 years)
     2. Thomas A. MAULSBY,   b. 5 Jul 1866, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1867  (Age 0 years)
     3. Benjamin Harrison MAULSBY,   b. 8 Sep 1867, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1947, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +4. Elizabeth Eleanor MAULSBY,   b. 17 Oct 1869, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1943, Holbrook, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     5. John MAULSBY,   b. Feb 1870
     6. Eliza MAULSBY
    Family ID F3154  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Sarah IRELAND,   b. 6 Apr 1837, Wood Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1919  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1875  Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Count of Children 0   [5
    Family ID F10900  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Sep 1900 - 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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  • Documents
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  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Obituary.

    2. [S5] Headstone.

    3. [S1630] Ritchie County WV Marriages 1843-1915, (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg WV 26101 (July 1985)).

    4. [S283] Ritchie County in History and Romance, by Minnie Kendall Lowther, Minnie Kendall Lowther, (McClain Publishing Co, Parsons, WV, 1990), p. 232.

    5. [S1998] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (West Union District).

    6. [S1752] Obituary - At home.

    7. [S1793] West Union WV Cemeteries (Doddridge County), (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (July 1990)).
      Name on headstone: J. W. Maulsby.

    8. [S110] Obituary of husband.

    9. [S1630] Ritchie County WV Marriages 1843-1915, (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg WV 26101 (July 1985)).
      Participants identified as John W. Maulsbey, widowed, age 35, b. Harrison Co, residing Doddridge Co, son of Lawson B. & Elizabeth; and C. E. Collins, age 21, b. Wood Co, residing Ritchie Co, dau of William & Elizabeth. Ceremony held Oct 26 1863.

    10. [S870] Obituary of Elizabeth Maulsby Britton, West Union (WV) Record, 7/15/1943.

    11. [S1630] Ritchie County WV Marriages 1843-1915, (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg WV 26101 (July 1985)).
      Participants identified as John W. Maulsby, widowed, age 46, b. Harrison Co, residing Ritchie Co, son of L. B. & Elizabeth; and Sarah Ireland, age (illegible), b. Wood Co, residing Ritchie Co, dau of Thomas & Catherine. Ceremony held Apr 22 1875.