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Anice Westfall Hargus 1952.jpg

Anice Westfall Hargus 1952.jpgPopular
Posted by: ScoutPilot   (See more photos from ScoutPilot)   2008/5/3 16:10
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Anice Westfall Hargus, b. 17 Feb 1879, d. 3 Sep 1952.  Daughter of Jacob Westfall, wife of Nathan S. Hargus.

Anice Westfall Hargus

Anice Westfall HargusPopular
Posted by: ScoutPilot   (See more photos from ScoutPilot)   2008/5/3 16:06
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Anice Westfall, daughter of Jacob Westfall and Ann Eliza Wilson, Age 70, location unknown

Frances Walker and Eva Ledsome

Frances Walker and Eva LedsomePopular
Posted by: Webmaster   (See more photos from Webmaster)   2008/4/24 17:32
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David Walker shared some information on the ladies in this previously unidentified photo.

Elkanah Smith Family

Elkanah Smith FamilyPopular
Posted by: richard   (See more photos from richard)   2007/11/20 13:10
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This is Elkanah Smith and some of his extended family. Elkanah (1842-1924) is the gentleman on the far right, and the ladies to the far left are his wife Mary M. Stump Smith (1837-1923) and their daughter Lydia (1868-1922.)  I cannot identify any of the others at this point, so any help in that regard would be greatly appreciated.

Elkanah, a son of John Smith, along with several of his brothers moved into the Roane County area from Gilmer County sometime during the 1850's. He and Mary Stump were wed on Nov 1, 1960. The couple had 7 children. In addition to farming, Elkanah  was for some terms the assessor for the second district of Roane County and was a trustee of the Flat Fork Baptist Church.

This photo is a picture postcard, of the kind often taken by itinerant photographers, and probably dates to around 1920. In all likelihood this was taken on Elkanah's farm in the area of Smith Run/Griffith Run Road. There is at least a small measure of irony in the fact that the large white border was made by putting a special frame into the camera to leave room on the printed card to write the names and other captions. Unfortunately, the only marking on the card is on the reverse side, where the name "Ona" was written lightly in pencil.

Anna Belle Smith Moore

Anna Belle Smith MoorePopular
Posted by: CarolCronin   (See more photos from CarolCronin)   2007/10/27 22:57
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Anna Belle Smith was born in April 1869, a daughter of Lindsey Epison and Nancy L.J.(Carper) Smith. She married Josiah L. Moore 07 Apr 1887 in Roane Co., WV. and they raised at least five children near Amma. Anna Belle's sister, Virginia Reese Smith and her children, also lived with the Moore family for many years. Anna Belle died 19 Jan 1932.

Lindsey Epison Smith and some of his family in 1916

Lindsey Epison Smith and some of his family in 1916Popular
Posted by: rjnida   (See more photos from rjnida)   2007/10/27 22:55
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A picture of Lindsey Epison Smith and some of his family taken in 1916. He joined the Union Army on 09 Dec 1861 and served with Co. B, 9th WV Infantry Volunteers during the Civil War. He reenlisted 29 Feb 1864 in Fayetteville, WV, was wounded in the Battle of Cloyds Mountain 09 May 1864 and was transferred to Co. C. 1st Regiment, Volunteer Infantry 09 Nov 1864. He was discharged 21 Jul 1865 at Cumberland, MD.

L to R -(Unknown), Jim Smith holding child, Bertha (Keen) Smith, Anna (Nida) Hensley holding Phares, Hezzie Nida, Martha (McGlothlin) Nida, Lindsey Smith holding Goldie, Roxie (Nida) Smith, Adelaide (Davis) Hindman Smith, second wife of Lindsey E. Smith, and Lindsey Epison Smith. The child in front of Hezzie Nida was Verna Nida.

Photo from Pat (Smith) Barnes

The Family of Lindsey Fleming & Roxie (Nida) Smith, ca1922

The Family of Lindsey Fleming & Roxie (Nida) Smith, ca1922Popular
Posted by: rjnida   (See more photos from rjnida)   2007/10/27 22:55
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Children l to r - Goldie, Clyde, Audrie, Georgia

Lind Smith was one of fourteen children of Lindsey Epison Smith and a devoutly religious man. He married Roxie Ellen Nida  on 28 Mar 1915 at Newton. They had eight children and lived on a farm at Stoney Lonesome, a branch of Grannies Creek. He died in the snow on the road while walking to church services. Lindsey and Roxie are buried in the Smith Cemetery on Stony Lonesome near Newton, WV. The family Bible gives "Rocksey's" birth date as September 7, 1899. However, the Roane County Birth Records gives a birth date of 18 Jul 1898 and in another entry as 05 Sep 1900. I have accepted the family Bible as the correct date. Roxie helped to care for her sister, Annie Hensley, after Annie had a stroke.

Lindsey F. Smith and family, ca1918

Lindsey F. Smith and family, ca1918Popular
Posted by: CarolCronin   (See more photos from CarolCronin)   2007/10/27 22:54
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L to R - Roy Nida, Jim Smith, Whirley Nida, Roxie (Nida) Smith, Lindsey F. Smith, Hulda (Smith) Runnion, Jim Runnion. Standing in front of Lindsey is their daughter, Goldie. Photo taken ca1918.

Roxie, Roy and Whirley Nida were brothers and sisters. Lindsey, Jim and Hulda Smith were brothers and sisters.

Jane (Smith) Wright

Jane (Smith) WrightPopular
Posted by: Webmaster   (See more photos from Webmaster)   2007/10/27 13:31
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As Carol Cronin points out in her comments, this previously unidentified photo is now a success story! This is Jane Wright, the wife of Samuel Wright. A family group sheet for Samuel and Jane Wright was published in The Roane County Journal, Volume 15, No. 1.

Gettysburg reunion article 1913

Gettysburg reunion article 1913Popular
Posted by: JeffSmith   (See more photos from JeffSmith)   2007/10/23 22:38
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J. M. Cleavenger, of Spencer, was here Saturday (Parkersburg, WV)on his way home from attending the big celebration at Gettysburg. Mr Cleavenger enjoyed the distinction of being the youngest soldier on the grounds. He was the youngest soldier from West Virginia. He enjoyed greatly this great reunion of the Blue and Gray, which he said was the biggest affair of the kind ever held.

(Article in The State Journal, Parkersburg, WV Saturday July 5, 1913)

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