Heir List, Fayette County, 1929

Fayette Co., WV
5 April 1929
Heirs of G. B. Cantley

J. R. Cantley, son, Sanger, WV
Wayman Cantley, son, Sanger, WV
Wennie Wykle, daughter, Sanger, WV
Dora Smith, daughter, Sanger, WV
Estel Smith, granddaughter, Sanger, WV
Hallie Spangler, granddaughter, Oswald, WV
Ora Biggs, granddaughter, Oswald, WV
Bertie Biggs, grandson, Dunedin, WV
Lina Biggs, granddaughter, Dunedin, WV
Ray Biggs, grandson, Dunedin, WV
Gladys Biggs, great-granddaughter, Dunedin, WV
James Biggs, great-grandson, Dunedin, WV
Dennis Biggs, great-grandson, Dunedin, WV
Myrtle Starks, granddaughter, Thurmond, WV
Ramie Cantley, grandson, Dunloop, WV
Jesse Cantley, grandson, Prudence, WV

List provided and sworn to by J. R. Cantley


Source: Fayette County Fiduciary Book D4:78, Fayette County Commission, Fayetteville, WV.

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4 thoughts on “Heir List, Fayette County, 1929

  1. Samuel Cantley

    Hi,
    Have you ever found a link with the Cantley family listed to N. Ireland or Scotland.

    Thank you, Sam.

    • Debora Kerr

      Hi Sam – I have not yet found a documented link for this Cantley line to Scotland or Ireland or England. The earliest ancestor, John Cantley, is first noted on a 1758 militia list of Augusta County, VA. Researchers are still seeking his whereabouts before then.

      From what Cantley line do you descend? We may be cousins. :-)

  2. darrell cantley

    Debora,
    Thank you for all of your hard work. It is a joy to learn such details about the families past.
    My line goes Samuel Cantley1760,Alexander Cantley1794,George Cantley1830/Drucilla1831, James Henry Cantley, Ezra Cantley(my grandfather).
    I was wondering if a definite link had been found between Samuel Cantley1760 and John Cantley mentioned above. I have not found a document linking the two as father and son.
    Chip Cantley

    • Debora Kerr

      Hi Chip – Thanks for visiting my blog. I try to post something new each week, so do come back. As for a definite link between Samuel and John, I will look at what I have as time permits and post a proof argument if I have the evidence. This won’t happen any time soon, though. I just got home from a week’s vacation and am absolutely buried in work. :-) ~ Debora Wykle Kerr

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