Monthly Archives: May 2008

Some Ministers of Raleigh County, WV

(Name, Denomination, Date bond paid to Raleigh County Court, page of Minute Book)

Renix Weese, Methodist Episcopal Church, 3 May 1871 (47)
Rev. Jas F. Webb, M.E. Church, 26 Jul 1871 (49)
William Wriston, M.E. Church, 27 Oct 1871 (49)
Rev. Tollison Stover, Free Salvation Baptist Church, 11 Dec 1871 (50)
Rev. Edward M. Merrill - traveling minister in the M.E.C. South, 20 Oct 1875 (67)
Rev. C. Crawford - traveling minister in the Methodist E. Church, 2 Feb 1876 (68 )
Rev. George W. Walker – Minster of the Gospel of the Church of God, 21 Dec 1882 (103)
Rev. John McVey – Minister in Missionary Baptist Church, 9 Mar 1885 (110)
Rev. William Vandervort, Minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church, 24 Jul 1885 (115)
Rev. George R. Mays, Minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church South, 19 Apr 1886 (119)
Rev. Daniel W. Smith, Minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church, 16 Feb 1887 (120)
Rev. Samuel F. Wills, Minister in the Free Will Baptist Church, 5 Aug 1887 (120)
Rev. John H. Serrett, Minister in the Free Will Baptist Church, 21 Dec 1887 (121)
Rev. William W. Workman, Minister in the Methodist E. Church, 16 Jan 1888 (121)
Rev. James P. Thompson, Minister in the Primitive Baptist Church, 22 Jan 1889 (122)
J. T. Showalter, Minister in the Church of Christ, 3 Oct 1893 (124)
Alfred L. Cole, Methodist Episcopal Church South, 16 Feb 1894 (124)
William W. West, Minister – Missionary Baptist Church, 23 Apr 1894 (125)
[no given name] Ball, Minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church South, 9 Mar 1896 (125)
G.H.P. Showalter, M. [Minister] – Church of Christ, 23 Nov 1896 (126)
M.J. Carico, M. [Minister] – Missionary Baptist Church, 25 Mar 1897 (127)
George W. Meador, Preacher – Methodist Episcopal Church, 27 Apr 1897 (127)
W.M.J. Massey, M. [Minister] – Free Will Baptist Church, 27 Jul 1897 (127)
W.C.F. Lippert, M. [Minister] – Presbyterian Church, 18 Jul 1900 (128 )


Source: Recorder’s Court Records Vol. 1, 1865 – 1900, Raleigh County, West Virginia, Family History Library [Film 598403], Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Births, Monroe County, 1853 – 1860

Wm S. Wikle, b. 13 November 1853, Monroe County, VA, 2nd District
Father: Ro. H. Wikel, farmer. Mother: Agnes M. Wikel. Informant: A. M. Wykle, Mother. (189)

Letha Virginia, b. 4 June 1854, Monroe County, VA
Father: George C. Wykle, farmer. Mother: Margaret Wykle. Informant: Geo C. Wykle, Father. (349)

Robert C., b. 15 July 1854, Monroe County, VA
Father: Alexander M. Wykle, farmer. Mother: Eliza H. Wykle. Informant: A. M. Wykle, Father. (350)

not named, stillborn [no day] Jan 1855, Monroe County, VA, Turkey Creek
Father: Jas D. Wykle, [occupation blank]. Mother: Mary Wykle. Informant: S. Wykle, Grandmother. (81)

Isabella Susan Wykle, b. 9 August 1855, Monroe County, VA
Father: Robert H. Wykle, farmer. Mother: Agnes McElhany Wikle. Informant: Robert H. Wikle, Father. (376)

Zachariah F. Wykle, b. 18 October 1855, Monroe County, VA
Father: Wm Wikle, farmer. Mother: Nancy Wykle. Informant: Wm Wykle, Father. (383)

Mary Jane, b. 13 September 1856, Monroe County, VA
Father: Geo Wycle, farmer. Mother: Jane Wycle. Informant: Geo Wycle, Father. [128]

Josiah Fletcher, b. 23 March 1856, Monroe County, VA
Father: Alex Wycle, farmer. Mother: Eliza H. Informant: Alex Wycle, Father. (197)

George S. Wykle, b. 1 June 1857, Monroe County, VA
Father: James Wykle, laborer. Mother: Mary Wykle. Informant: Jas Wykle, Father. (149)

Wm P. Athey, b. 19 April 1857, Monroe County, VA, Wolf Creek Mt.
Father: Lorenzo Athey, farmer. Mother: Mary J. Informant: L. Athey, Father. (7)

Mary M. Wycle, b. 19 July 1857, Monroe County VA, Wolf Creek Mt.
Father: Geo C. Wycle, farmer. Mother: Mahala. Informant: Geo Wycle, Father. (197)

Elisabeth Jane, b. 25 April 1858, Monroe County, VA, Sinks
Father: George Wykle, farmer. Mother: Lydia. Informant: Liddy Wykle, Mother. (62)

Adison M. Wicle, b. 19 November 1858, Monroe County, VA
Father: Wm Wicle, farmer. Mother: Nancy Wicle. Informant: William, Father. (196)

Madison M. Wicle, b. 3 May 1858, Monroe County VA
Father: Alexdr Wicle, farmer. Mother: Eliza Wicle. Informant: Alex, Father. (197)

Margret L. Wycle, b. 20 December 1858, Monroe County, VA
Father: George Wycle, farmer. Mother: Mahala. Informant: George C., Father. (209)

Charles Lanius, b. 14 December 1859, Monroe County, VA
Father: George W. Wikle, farmer. Mother: Lydia. Informant: G.W. Wikle, Father. (66)

Robert E. Wicle, b. 10 January 1859, Monroe County, VA
Father: Charles T. Wicle, farmer. Mother: Rebecca. Informant: [blank] Father. (181)

Shannon W. Wykel, b. 28 March 1859, Union, Monroe County, VA
Father: Henry A. Wikel, farmer. Mother: Emerine V. Wikel. Informant: H.S. Wikel, Father. [The "H.S." appears to be a mistake on the part of the recordkeeper. The name in the Informant column directly above this entry is "H. S. Vance." I suspect the middle initial S. was accidently recorded instead of A.] (125)

John W. Wicle, b. 7 May 1860, Monroe County, VA
Father: Alex M. Wicle, farmer. Mother: Eliza H. Informant: E. H. Wicle, Mother. (209)

Eliza R. Wicle, b. 26 April 1860, Monroe County, VA
Father: Geo Wicle, farmer. Mother: Jane. Informant: Jane Wicle, Mother. (211)

Mary O. Wicle, b. 30 November 1860, Monroe County, VA
Father: Eli Wicle, farmer. Mother: Manda J. Informant: [blank] Mother. (212)


Source: Monroe County Birth Records, 1853 – 1917, Vol. 1, Family History Library [Film 589912], Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Notes:

  • The parenthetical number at the end of each record indicates the line of the page on which it appears for that particular year.
  • Names of children are reproduced as written by the recordkeeper (some wrote down full name, others just given names, etc.)
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