DESCENDANTS OF JESSE RILEY

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                              Don Norman

 

1.JESSE RILEY

 

    Jesse Riley was probably born about 1760 and died in Harrison County

VA (WV) June 25, 1813. He is listed in the 1790 census of Stafford

County VA.  He appeared in the 1810 census of Harrison County VA (WV).

    Jesse served in the War of 1812 in the 17 Infantry Regiment.

 

Known children of Jesse Riley.

 

  2.  (1). Agnes                   b.18 Nov 1780   d.10 Aug 1876

         m. John Elder Sr -  1 Jan 1818

 

  3.  (2). Jemima

         m.Thomas Carder - 14 Jan 1813

 

  4.  (3). Henry

 

  5.  (4). Elijah                  b.       1785

         m.Sarah Carder - 17 Dec 1812

 

  6.  (5). Sarah

         m. Jesse Muncy Jr. - 1 Mar 1809

 

  7.  (6). Nancy

          m. George Riffee - 21Dec 1818

 

  8.  (7). Jesse                                   d.       1848

         m. Nancy Golden - 26 Nov 1812

 

  9.  (8). Fielding                b.10 Mar 1794   d. 26 Feb 1870

         m.Margaret Elder - 9 Mar 1812[K

 

 10.  (9). Fanny

 

 11. (10). Lawson

 

 

5.ELIJAH RILEY     1.JESSE RILEY

 

   Elijah Riley, a son of Jesse Riley, was born in 1785, possibly in

Stafford County VA. He married Sarah Carder in Harrison County VA (WV)

in December 17, 1812.

 

Known children of Elijah and Sarah (Carder) Riley.[K

 

 12.  (1). George Wade             b.13 Jun 1818      d. Feb  3 1892

         m. Louisa Kitturah Arnold May 28 1836  Lewis County VA

         m. Elizabeth Nutt Apr 15 1850 Doddridge County VA

 

 13.  (2). Jesse C.                b.       1819

 

 14.  (3). William  D.             b.22 Jun 1822

         m. Elsa ------

         m. Mary Ann Jones

 

 15.  (4)  Mary

 

 16.  (5). Elijah                  b.       1828

 

 

9.FIELDING RILEY   1.JESSE RILEY

 

      Fielding Riley, a son of Jesse Riley, was born March 10, 1794 and died in Rockbridge County VA February 26, 1870. He married Margaret Elder March 9, 1812. Margaret was born May 13, 1798 and died in Harrison County WV January 31, 1870.

 

Children of Fielding and Margaret (Elder) Riley.

 

 17.  (1).Sallie              b. 10 Jan 1818    d. Dec 6 1852

          m. ----- Johnson

 

 18.  (2). James E.                 b.  9 Jan 1821    d. 1 Dec 1908

 

 19.  (3). John                     b. 21 Feb 1822    d. 10 May 1895

 

 

 20.  (4). Michael                  b. 22 Nov 1825    d. 12 Nov 1895

 

 21.  (5). Agnes                    b. 20 Dec 1828    d. 26 Jul 1909

         m. ---- Rightmire

 

 22.  (6). Mary                     b. 29 Nov 1833    d. 28 Feb 1908

 

 23.  (7).  William B.              b. 11 May 1835    d.Jun   1916

         m. Malinda Bartlett

 

12.GEORGE WADE RILEY   5.ELIJAH RILEY     1.JESSE RILEY

 

      George Wade Riley, a son of Elijah and Sarah (Carder) Riley, was born in VA June 13, 1818 and died in Roane County WV February 3, 1892. He married Louisa Kitturah Arnold in Lewis County VA May 28 1826. Louisa died before 1850.

      George married Elizabeth Nutt in Doddridge County VA April 15, 1850. George was granted 150 acres of land on Mud Fork of the West Fork of the Little Kanawha River in Gilmer county VA. By midsummer 1850, the family was living in present day Roane County.

 

Children of George and Louisa Kitturah (Arnold) Riley.

 

 24.  (1). Theresa Maria            b.       1838

         m. Amos Kelley

 

 25.  (2). John Elliot              b. Oct 20 1840    d. Nov 19 1890

         m. Mary Jane Reeder

         m. Mary Elizabeth Somerville

 

 26.  (3). Sarah “Sally”            b.        1844

 

 27.  (4). Statira                  b. Sep   1846     d. Feb 10 1910

         m. Benjamin F. Romine

Children of George and Elizabeth (Nutt) Riley.

 

 28.  (1). Francis Erwin

 

 29.  (2). William Perry

 

 30.  (3). Albert Marsden

 

 31.  (4). Louisa

 

14.WILLIAM D. RILEY     5.ELIJAH RILEY     1.JESSE RILEY

 

    William D. Riley, a son of Elijah and Sarah (Carder) Riley, was born

June 22, 1822, probably in Harrison County VA (WV).  He first married

Elsa ------.  After Elsa died he married Mary Ann Jones.

    William D. and Elsa are found in the 1850 Gilmer County VA (WV)

census.  By 1860, they had relocated to Roane County VA (WV).

 

Children of William D. and Elsa Riley.

 

 32.  (1). Sarah                   b.       1848   d.       1941

         m.John Middleton Romine

 

 33.  (2). Mercy Ann               b.       1850

 

 34.  (3). Louisa

 

 35.  (4). Lavina

 

Children of William and Mary Ann (Jones) Riley.

 

 36.  (1). Isaac Irvin

         m. Mary Louise Goodwin

 

 37.  (2). Arletta

         m.------ Lucas

 

 38.  (3). George Webster

 

 39.  (4). Malinda

 

 40.  (5). William

 

23.WILLIAM B. RILEY   9.FIELDING RILEY   1.JESSE RILEY

 

        William B. Riley, a son of Fielding and Margaret (Elder) Riley, was born in VA May 11, 1835 and died in June 1916. He married Malinda Bartlett. Malinda was a daughter of Thomas and Mary (Fleming) Bartlett.

 

Children of William B. and Malinda (Bartlett) Riley.

 

 41.  (1). Eugenous                 b. 24 Jun 1853    d. Jun 1856

 

 42.  (2). Leonard A.               b. 10 Sep 1856

 

 43.  (3). Canzada E.               b. 28 Feb 1858    d. 31 Mar 1933

 

 44.  (4). Theodora                 b.  9 Jun 1860    d. 20 Oct 1865

 

 45.  (5). Ambrose Jackson          b.  7 Mar 1862    d. May 26 1942

         m. Flossie Lovell Nov 21 1916

 

 46.  (6). Mary Olive               b. 12 Nov 1863

 

 47.  (7). Sarah Ellen              b.  8 Jul 1865

 

 48.  (8). Fielding B.              b. 26 May 1867

 

 49.  (9). Samuel M.                b.  8 Dec 1868

 

 50. (10). Venora                   b.  8 Aug 1872

 

32.SARAH RILEY     14.WILLIAM D. RILEY     5.ELIJAH RILEY     1.JESSE

RILEY

 

    Sarah Riley, a daughter of William D. and Elsa Riley, was born in

1848 and died in Roane County WV in 1941.  She married John Middleton

Romine.  John, a son of Samuel Romine, was born in 1840 and died in

Roane County in 1920.  John was a veteran of the Civil War.

 

Children of John Middleton and Sarah (Riley) Romine.

 

 51.  (1). James Theodore          b.       1868   d.       1954

         m.Mary Eldora Jefferies

 

 52.  (2). Betty

         m.------ Mount

 

 53.  (3). Minnie

         m.------ Harris

 

 54.  (4). Mary

         m.------ Dunn

         m.----- Winland

 

 55.  (5). Lillie

         m.----- Archer

 

 56.  (6). Webb

 

 57.  (7). George

 

 58.  (8). John

 

 59.  (9). Robert

 

 

36.ISAAC IRVIN RILEY     14.WILLIAM D. RILEY     5.ELIJAH RILEY

1.JESSE RILEY

 

    Isaac Irvin Riley, a son of William and Mary Ann (Jones) Riley,

was born in Roane County WV about 1863.  He married Mary Louise

Goodwin.

 

Children of Isaac Irvin and Mary Louise (Goodwin) Riley.

 

 60.  (1). Oral                    b.c.     1887

         m.Pearl Gough

 

 61.  (2). Oma                     b.c.     1889

         m.Reese Kent

 

 62.  (3). Charles                 b.c.     1891

         m.Edith Perkins

 

 63.  (4). Belva                   b.c.     1893

         m.Roy Murray

 

 64.  (5). Grace                   b.c.     1895

         m.Richard Hays

 

 65.  (6). Ruth                    b.c.     1897

         m.Frank Smith

 

 66.  (7). Macel                   b.       1899

         m.W.G. Moore

         m.William Rice

 

 67.  (8). Ann                     b.c.     1901

         m.Louis Cablish

 

 68.  (9). Mary Louise             b.c.     1910

 

 

45.AMBROSE JACKSON RILEY  23.WILLIAM B. RILEY   9.FIELDING RILEY   1.JESSE RILEY

 

      Ambrose Jackson Riley, a son of William B. and Malinda (Bartlett) Riley, was born in Taylor County VA March 7, 1862 and died in Lewis County WV May 26, 1942. He married Flossie Lovell November 21, 1916. Flossie was born August 2 1890 and died November 7, 1967.

 

Children of Ambrose Jackson and Flossie (Lovell) Riley.

 

 69.  (1). Ruby               B. Jun 22 1924

         m. ---- Snider

 

 

61.OMA RILEY    36.ISAAC IRVIN RILEY     14.WILLIAM D. RILEY    

5.ELIJAH RILEY     1.JESSE RILEY

 

    Oma Riley, a daughter of Isaac Irvin and Mary Louise (Goodwin)

Riley, was born in Roane County WV about 1889.  She married Reese

Kent.

 

Children of Reese and Oma (Riley) Kent.

 

 70.  (1). William

 

 71.  (2). Joanne

 

 72.  (3). Oma

 

 73.  (4). Ruth

 

 74.  (5). Louise

 

 75.  (6). Reese Jr.

 

 76.  (7). Barbara

 

 

63.BELVA RILEY    36.ISAAC IRVIN RILEY     14.WILLIAM D. RILEY

5.ELIJAH RILEY     1.JESSE RILEY

 

    Belva Riley, a daughter of Isaac Irvin and Mary Louise (Goodwin)

Riley, was born in Roane county WV about 1893.  She married Roy

Murray.

 

Children of Roy and Belva (Riley) Murray.

 

 77.  (1). William                                 d.Jun  6 1944

         Killed in World War II

 

 78.  (2). James

 

 

56.GRACE RILEY   36.ISAAC IRVIN RILEY     14.WILLIAM D. RILEY    

5.ELIJAH RILEY     1.JESSE RILEY

 

    Grace Riley, a daughter of Isaac Irvin and Mary Louise (Goodwin)

Riley, was born in Roane County WV about 1985.  She married Richard

Hays.

 

Children of Richard and Grace (Riley) Hays.

 

 79.  (1). Samuel

 

 80.  (2). Martha

 

 81.  (3). Nancy Lee

 

 

65.RUTH RILEY   36.ISAAC IRVIN RILEY     14.WILLIAM D. RILEY    

5.ELIJAH RILEY     1.JESSE RILEY

 

    Ruth Riley, a daughter of Isaac Irvin and Mary Louise (Goodwin)

Riley, was born in Roane County WV about 1897.  She married Frank

Smith.

 

Children of Frank and Ruth (Riley) Smith.

 

 82.  (1). Richard

 

 83.  (2). Charles

 

 

66.MACEL RILEY    36.ISAAC IRVIN RILEY     14.WILLIAM D. RILEY

5.ELIJAH RILEY     1.JESSE RILEY

 

    Macel Riley, a daughter of Isaac Irvin and Mary Louise (Goodwin)

Riley, was born in Roane County WV about 1899.  She married W. Graham

Moore.  After His death, she married William Rice in CA.

 

Children of W. Graham and Macel (Riley) Moore.

 

 84.  (1). Lois

 

 85.  (2). W. Graham Jr.

 

 86.  (3). Martha Ann

 

 

67.ANN RILEY     36.ISAAC IRVIN RILEY     14.WILLIAM D. RILEY

5.ELIJAH RILEY     1.JESSE RILEY

 

    Ann Riley, a daughter of Isaac Irvin and Mary Louise (Goodwin)

Riley, was born in Roane County WV about 1901.  She married Louis

Gablish.

 

Children of Louis and Ann (Riley) Gablish.

 

 87.  (1). Sam

 

 88.  (2). Annette

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"LEWIS COUNTY WV, HER PEOPLE AND PLACES", 2000, p. 169

"Roane County WV Family History 1989" pp.291,292,296

Riley, Mike, additions and corrections