WOOD CO, WEST VIRGINIA 

ORIGINALLY VIRGINIA (West Virginia made from this area of Virginia)

 (1798 HARRISON CO & KANAWHA CO)
lays next to Jackson, Wirt, Pleasants Co's WV
lays next to Meigs, Athens, Washington Co's OH 

Counties later formed from Wood were :
Jackson in 1831
Ritchie in 1843
Wirt in 1848
Pleasants in 1851

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MARGARET'S PAGE

JIM'S PAGE

MONROE CO, OH

DEBRA'S PAGE

WOOD CO, WV MARRIAGES

WOOD CO, WV CEMETERIES


1810 WOOD CO, VA

ALKIRE, Adam (land /tax list)

 NO SELLERS, ETC

1816

SUTHERLAND,  John (land/tax list)

 

1817 LAND

Alkire, John

 

1820 WOOD CO, VA

ALKIRE, John-1B-1C-1D-1F-3G-3H-1K (where 1810) where 1830)
Alkier, John (land owner)
 
NO SELLERS
 
1820 HARDY CO, VA

MALES UNDER 10
          MALES 10 AND UNDER 16
          MALES 16 TO 18
          MALES 16 AND UNDER 26
          MALES 26 AND UNDER 45
          MALES 45 AND UP

          FEMALES UNDER 10
          FEMALES 10 AND UNDER 16
          FEMALES 16 AND UNDER 26
          FEMALES 26 AND UNDER 45
          FEMALES 45 AND UP

 
ELIAS SELLERS =     2000301011109 (NINE  may be crossed thro or just a mark ?)= NO SLAVES LISTED
2 MALES U 10
3 MALES 26/45 = 1775/1794
1FEMALE U 10
1FEMALE 16/26
1FEMALE 26/45
1 FEMALE OVER 45 = before 1775
 
HENREY SELLERS = 0310010010105?= NO SLAVES LISTED (Where 1810?
3 MALES 10/16=
1 MALE 16/18
1 MALE OVER 45 = bef 1775
1 FEMALE 16/26
1 FEMALE OVER 45 = bef 1775

 

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1830 WOOD CO, VIRGINIA=

abc list =

NO ALKIRE’S

GEO SELLERS, page 40l = no twn = ALL BLANK = FREE COLORED PERSONS =211000-201= total 7
MALE 24/36 =1794/1806
MALE 10/24
2 MALES U 10
FEMALE 24/36
TWO FEMALES U 10

JONATHON SELLERS, page 401 =NO TWN = ALL BLANK = FREE COLORED PERSONS = 201000-01= total 4 =
male 24/36= 1794/1806
two males u 10
female 10/24




1840 WOOD CO = 0

ck 1840/50 WASHINGTON CO, OH  and JACKSON CO, WV



1850 WOOD CO =
Wood Co. census 1850 - #1299-1299-#65 district
John A Bailey    42 Va Farmer
David            19 Va Farmer
George           13 Va
Hugh             10 Va
Catherine         9 Va
William LALIARDS/SALIARDS 19 Oh Laborer



FROM DENNIS
FDHaun@aol.com
Monroe County Ohio.--October 29, 1856. Notice-Partition; Phebe, Sellers,
widow, Christina Brown and Michael Brown her husband, Susannah Fox and
Columbus Fox her husband, Lenord Sellars and John J. Sellars, minors of
Monroe Co., Mary Jane Fulmer and Isaac Fulmer her husband of Washington Co.
Ohio will take notice that a petition was filed against them by Peter
Sellers of Wood Co. Va. demanding partition of real estate of which George Sellars
died seized, 80 acres in E 1/2 of NE1/2 of S, 17, T,2, R.3.    fdh. Dennis.



1860 WOOD CO, WV
PETER SELLERS, PAGE 407 BELLEVILLE =

Peter Sellers Not Stated, Wood, VA 29 abt 1831 O Male
Nancy Sellers Not Stated, Wood, VA 34 abt 1826 Virginia Female
Wm Sellers Not Stated, Wood, VA 6 abt 1854 Virginia Male
George Sellers Not Stated, Wood, VA 4 abt 1856 Virginia Male
Harriet Sellers Not Stated, Wood, VA 2 abt 1858 Virginia Female
Enos Sellers Not Stated, Wood, VA 5.12 abt 1860 Virginia Male



BIRTHS
SELLERS, Enos F.    1860        Peter & Nancy Sellers
SELLERS, George         3/3/1856        Peter & Nancy Sellers
SELLERS, John L.    12/10/1861  Peter & Nancy Sellers
SELLERS, John L.    1/1/1862    Peter & Nancy Sellers
SELLERS, Phebe A.   5/31/1864   Peter & Nancy Sellers



CIVIL WAR


Captain L.A. Beckwith,First Lieutenant John Fleek,
Second Lieutenant James Muncy

Enlisted Men
P. Sellers,


1870  WOOD CO, WV




   From:Jim Stinespring
        MeJMS@aol.com
U. S. Census, 1870 Wood County, WV
108-90
Peter Sellers   38      OH      Farmer ( ck Wash Co., OH)
Nancy                   44      VA      Keep House
William                 16      OH      Farm Hand
George                  13      VA
Harriet E.              12      VA
Enos F.          9      VA
John L.                  7      VA
Phoebe                   5      WV
Mary J.                  3      WV
This is the Peter that is the son of George and Phoebe (Crouse) Sellers of
Monroe Co., OH.
More to come.
Jim Stinespring



        Wood County, WV 1860/1880
   From: JIM  Stinespring
        MeJMS@aol.com

    U. S. Census, Wood Co., VA (WV)
199-199
Peter Sellers   29      OH      Farmer
Nancy                   34      VA      Wife
William                  6      VA
George                   4      VA
Harriet                  2      VA
Enos                     5/12    VA

 U. S. Census, 1880, Wood County, WV
 S036
George Sellers           WM      24  Farmer WV      OH      OH
Ellen                   WF              20 Wife    Keeping House           OH      OH      WV
Charles                          WM      9/12    Son WV      WV      OH
S036
Martha(?) Bleavins(w)   WF              59 Keeping House           NC      NC      NC
Lucinda Sellers(m)              WF              37              Dau House Keeper            TN      NC      NC
William Sellers(m)              WM      32              Sil Farm Laborer            OH      OH      OH

S035
Peter Sellers                   WM      49 Farmer                          OH      PA      PA
Nancy                                   WF              53 Wife    Keeping House           WV      WV      MD
Harriet                                 WF              21              Dau At Home                 WV      OH      WV
Enos                                    WM      19              Son Works on Farm           WV      OH      WV
John L.                                 WM      17              Son Works on Farm           WV      OH      WV
Phebe A.                                WF              15              Dau At School                       WV      OH      WV
Mary                                    WF              13              Dau At School                       WV      OH      WV
America                         WF               9              Dau     At School                  WV      OH      WV
James S. Achoibald(s)   WM      37                              School Teacher         WV      DC      WV
S034
William Sellers                 WM      26 Farmer                          OH      OH      OH
Mary J.                                 WF              21 Wife    Keeping House           WV      WV      WV
Ada                                     WF               3              Dau WV      OH      WV
Alice                                   WF              6/12    Dau WV      OH      WV
Absolom Echols(s)               WM      22 Farm Laborer            WV      WV      WV

I will show some of the relationships after I have finished posting the
Census and other materials. More to come
Jim Stinespring

1920 WOOD, WEST VIRGINIA CENSUS


Wood County, West Virginia - Biographies

SELLERS, PETER  - was united in marriage with Nancy Barton in Monroe county,
Ohio, May 24, 1853. He was born in that State and county November 4, 1831,
and settled in Wood county, West Virginia, June 5, 1856. His parents are
George and Phoebe (Crouse) Sellers. His wife, daughter of Enos and Nancy
A. (Francis) Barton, was born in Tyler county, West Virginia. They have
eight children, the two oldest of whom live in Steele district, the others
at home. They are; William, born May 6, 1854; George, May 4, 1856; Harriet
E., January 15, 1859; Enos F., December 5, 1860; John L., November 29, 1862;
Phoebe A., May 31, 1864; Mary J., December 1, 1866; America I., June 6,
1870. Mr. Sellers has held several district offices. He has a farm of 260
acres, 150 of which are cleared. His father was in the war of 1812; his
wife's brother was in the late war. He and his wife are members of the
Christian Church. He is a firm believer in the Scriptures, and a minister
of the gospel. Address, Tyner, Steele district, Wood county, West Virginia.



 FROM : DEBRA
             "Debra Mooney" <debimooney@citynet.net>
FROM HISTORY OF WOOD COUNTY, WV

  PETER SELLERS FAMILY

  My grandfather, Peter Sellers was born in Monroe County, Ohio November 4,
1831,
The son of George and Phoebe (Crouse) Sellers.  He married my grandmother,
Nancy M. Barton on May 24, 1853 in Monroe County, Ohio, and on June 5, 1856
they came to make their home in Wood County.
  Nancy M. Barton Sellers was born on October 17, 1825 in Tyler County, WV
the daugh ter of Enos and Nancy A. (Francis) Barton.    George Sellers
father of Peter was a soldier in the War of 1812.
  The children and grandchildren of Peter and Nancy (Barton) Sellers are as
follows:
1. William 5/6/1854-11/27/1928. Married Mary Jane Swain. Children: (I)
Addie
(2) Lulu Belle (3) Alice (4) Ella (5)MinnieAnn (6)Montgomery (7)Peter
Franklin (8) Clifford Harrison (9)Mary (10) Katherine (11) Williarn Enoch
(12) Florence.
2. George 3/3/1856-10/30/1905. Married Minerva Grewell. Children: (1)
Charles E. (2) John Garfield (3) Ida                  Pearl (4) George
Lawrence (5) Mary Rue.
3. Harriet E. 1/15/1858-6/10/1921. Never married.
4. Enos Francis 12/5/1859-1/23/1923. Married Phoebe Caroline Beckett.
Children: (1) Elsie Mae (2) James Peter (3) Charles William (4) Maurice
Edward (5) Ira Francis (6) Infant Daughter (7)Russell Leonard.
5. John Leonard 11/29/1862-8/1/1885. Married Sarah Burdette. Children:
(1)Lucille (2) Leonard.
6. Phoebe Ann 5/31/1864-2/23/1939. Married Solomon Shears. Children: (1)
Infant Daughter (2) Paul S. (3) Peter A.(4) Carroll S. (5) Mark Dean.
7. Mary Jane 12/1/1866-10/1/1948. Married James J. Amos. Children (1) Ira
Vaughn (2) P. Everett (3) Susannah (4)Eunice (5) James Lloyd (6) Wilbur
Earl
(7) Alvin (8) Olive (9) Harold Wayne (10) Blaine (11) Richie (12) Infant.
8. America I. 6/6/1870-2/18/1953. Married James Franklin Toomey Children:
(1) Harley Hilton (2) Cynthia Ellen.

  Peter Sellers died May 12. 1899 and Nancy M. (Barton) Sellers died July
29. 1902. They  are buried in the Sellers Cemetery near Bellville.

My maternal grandparents were James Ransom Beckett (9/l3/l85l-6/l6/l920)
and
Mary Catherine (Buckley) Beckett (3/5/1849-1/23/1922). They were the
parents
of (1) James William Beckett 5/28/l872-l/l3/l948 (2) Samuel Edward Beckett
10/25/l873-ll/9/1946. (3) Charles Franklin Beckett 7/1/1876-2/19/1962. (4)
Mary Alice Beckett (Seebaugh) 7/l4/l878-3/l2/l958.
(5) Phoebe Caroline Beckett (Sellers) 3/5/l88l-l2/l3/l962 (6) Infant
Daughter Beckett 7/?/l883-7/?/l883. My maternal great grandparents were
William and Caroline (Logston) Beckett and James S. and Susannah (Lowers)
Buckley, all of which were residents of Wood County.  Submitted by Elsie
Sellers Pyles