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From: "Mary L. Cervantes" <>
Subject: Re: EADS/Doss - VA-WVA-MO
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 1999 12:44:35 -0400
I can't take credit for the following research-- most of it was mailed to my cousin, Dorothy, who along with my mother researched some of the birth and death dates. But it seems to
be reliable information from what I have seen up until now. Of course, corrections, additions, etc. are welcome!
JOSEPH EADS (Campbell Co. VA)
[their children- no dates]:
m. Elizabeth ALLFORD in Campbell Co.VA
Joseph Alford EDDS (Eads)
b. 1780 in Ireland or Virginia
Drafted for service Pittsylvania Co. for War of 1812;
m. Judah (Julia) Doss
27 Sep 1802 in Pittsylvania Co., VA
b. before 1784
1. JAMES EDDS
d. bef 1840
m. Lucinda (Lucy) Abston
5 Sep or Feb 1829, Pittsylvania Co.VA
2. JUDITH V. [JUDY] EADES
b. 1806 Campbell Co. VA
d. aft 1870 in Clendenin Dist. Mason Co.,WVA
m. David Wallace
16 Dec 1827 Pittsylvania Co.,Va
3. THOMAS EDDS
b. 8 Apr 1808 at Lynchburg, Campbell Co.VA
d. 28 Apr 1875 Clay Township, Gallia Co. OH
m. Jane (Judith) Wallace
31 Dec 1827 Pittsylvania Co. VA
b. 1810-1811 in Campbell Co.VA
5. JOHN EDES
b. 1812 Campbell Co. VA
d. bef Aug 27, 1864
m. Nancy Absten
7 Feb 1833, Gallia Co. OH
(my gg-grandmother) 6. MARY ANN EADS
b. 28 July 1814, Campbell Co. VA
d. 10 Feb 1874 Clendenin District, Mason Co., WVA (murdered by husband)
m. RICHARD BUSH
4 Oct 1832 Gallia Co. OH
b. 30 June 1814
d. 10 Feb 1874, Clendenin Dist. Mason Co. WVA (suicide)
7. SARAH C. (SALLY) EADS
b. 1817 Campbell Co. VA
d. aft 1880
m. JOHN GARDNER
13 or 18 Sep 1834, Mason Co (W)VA
8. WILLIAM ANDERSON EADS
b. Feb 1818, Campbell Co. VA
d. 24 Jan 1905
marr #1 MARY J. ROACH
24 Nov 1824
marr #2 ELIZABETH JANE MAYS
14 Aug 1869, Pt. Pleasant, Mason Co. WVA
marr#3 SARAH HOWELL
13 Aug 1896, Pt. Pleasant
b. 1820 Pittsylvania Co. VA
Sue Fosse wrote:
> I'm researching the Eads / Doss family lines and any descendants.
> Joseph Alford Eads b. 1780 Cmpbll Va. d. April 12,1853 Morgan's Bottom
> Mason Co.Va.. He married Julia Doss Sept. 27, 1802 in Pittsylvania
> Co. Va. No info on Julia only that she may have been born in Campbell
> Va. They were my GGG-grandparents.
> They had 7 children and 1 deceased. James b. 1803, Judy b. 1806
> Thomas b 1809, Unknown b 1811, John b.1812, Mary Ann b. 1814, Sarah b.
> 1817, and William A. b. 1818.
> I am descended from Thomas (my GG-grandfather), b. 1809 Campbell or
> Mason Co. Va wife, Jane Wallace b 1809, married Dec. 31,1827 in
> Pittsylvania C. Va. They were the parents of 8 children. Nancy S.
> b.1830, William A. b.1832. Elizabeth J. b1834, Joseph Thomas b. 1837,
> Mary C. b 1840, James b. 1842, David b. 1844 and Charles b. 1848. All
> children were born in or around Mason Co. Va.
> Joseph Thomas was my G-Grandfather. He was born 1837 d. Oct.4, 1913 in
> Robinson Ill. Buried in Locke Cemetery Chariton Co. Mo. Served in the
> Civil war. He married Missouri Ann Hedrick April 6,1873 in Chariton Co.
> MO. They had 7 children all born in Chariton Co. MO. Elizabeth b. 1874,
> James Harrison b.1876, Edward Lee b.1877, Lillian b.1880, William B.
> b.1881, Ada, b. 1885, and Luther b. 1887.
> James Harrison was my Grandfather. He was born Feb. 11,1876 and died
> Feb. 28,1959. Wife Edna Pearl Pope b Oct. 26,1877, they married Mar.
> 17,1897. They were the parents of 9 children 8 sons and one daughter who
> was my mother. All are deceased.
> Does anyone have any information to share, or know of possible sources
> of information on this family? Would appreciate knowing about Joseph's
> and Julia parents, siblings etc. Would also like to know if anyone has
> any URL's for online cemeteries or church records for the Morgan's
> Bottom area? Would also appreciate addresses of courthouses for these
> areas and time frame to write for records. Any help appreciated.
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