DESCENDANTS OF BENJAMIN G. VANNOY

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Don Norman

 

1.BENJAMIN G. VANNOY

 

      Benjamin G. Vannoy was born in VA about 1830. He married Nancy Elizabeth Stump. Nancy, a daughter of Absolom and Margaret (Bush) Stump, was born in VA about 1831. They are listed in the 1850 and 1860 Gilmer County VA (WV) census. They are listed in Calhoun County VA (WV) in 1870 and later census.

 

Children of Benjamin G. and Nancy Elizabeth (Stump) Vannoy.

 

  2.  (1). Clarinda                 b.c.     1849

         m. Benjamin McElwee

 

  3.  (2). Elizabeth                b. Dec 25 1851    d. Jan 29 1925

          m. Jacob Jeremiah Minney Feb 2 1871 Calhoun County WV

          m. Benjamin McElwee

 

  4.  (3). Sylvanus                 b.c.     1855

        m. Martha Boggs Apr 6 1877 Calhoun County WV

 

  5.  (4). Alexander                b.c.     1857

        m. Clarinda Proudfoot Mar 9 1879 Calhoun County WV

        m. Louisa Ferguson Nov 23 1902 Calhoun County WV

 

  6.  (5). Cornelius                b. May 4 1859     d. May 20 1900

         m. Mary C. Minney

 

  7.  (6). Lewis                    b. Feb    1862

          m. Arena J. Stump Oct 1 1883 Calhoun County WV

 

  8.  (7). Samilda                  b.c.     1864

        m. George C. Robinson Oct 29 1882 Calhoun County WV

 

  9.  (8). Absalom                  b.c.     1867

         m. Artemis Stump Jun 8 1891 Calhoun County WV

 

 

4.SYLVANUS VANNOY   1.BENJAMIN G. VANNOY

 

Sylvanus Vannoy, a son of Benjamin G. and Nancy Elizabeth (Stump) Vannoy, was born in Gilmer County VA (WV) about 1855 and died before December 1892. He married Miriam Martha Boggs in Calhoun County WV April 6, 1877. Martha, a daughter of Hezekiah and Diana (Shock) Boggs, was born in Gilmer County August 30, 1854. She married Elijah Thomas Godfrey in Calhoun County WV December 12, 1892.

 

Known children of Sylvanus and Miriam Martha (Boggs) Vannoy.

 

 10.  (1). Clayton D.               b.c.     1878

 

 11.  (2). Elsa D.                  b.       1880

 

 12.  (3). Odus S.                  b.c.     1885

         m. Ethel Barr  Nov 23 1913 Calhoun County WV

 

5.ALEXANDER VANNOY   1.BENJAMIN G. VANNOY

 

Alexander Vannoy, a son of Benjamin G. and Nancy Elizabeth (Stump) Vannoy, was born in Calhoun County VA (WV) about 1857. He married Clarinda Proudfoot March 9, 1879 in Calhoun County WV. Clarinda, a daughter Children of William J. and Abigail (Robinson) Proudfoot, was born in Calhoun County in March 1854 and died before 1920.

 

Children of Alexander and Clarinda (Proundfoot) Vannoy.

 

 13.  (1). Ellis J.                 b. Dec   1881

          m. Locia ----

 

 14.  (2). Hillery                  b. Feb   1885

           m. Hattie L. Bourn Dec 24 1909 Calhoun County WV

 

 15.  (3). Lura                     b. Oct   1887

          m. Roy E. Hersman Sep 4 1907 Calhoun County WV

 

 

6.CORNELIUS VANNOY  1.BENJAMIN G. VANNOY

 

Cornelius Vannoy, a son of Benjamin G. and Nancy Elizabeth (Stump) Vannoy, was born in Calhoun County WV May 4, 1859 and died May 20, 1900. He married Mary C. Minney. Mary, a daughter of Jonathan S. and Rebecca Ann (Walls) Minney, was born in Gilmer County VA (WV) February 11, 1859 and died

January 14, 1900. 

 

Children of Cornelius and Mary C. (Minney) Vannoy.

 

 16.  (1). L. Dale                b.Nov  2 1881

 

 17.  (2). Gaius                  b.May  1 1882

          m.Fannie Wilson

 

 18.  (3). Cora                   b.Nov 28 1883

          m.Eben Summers

 

 19.  (4). Ota J.                 b.Mar  7 1887

 

 20.  (5). Francis L.             b.Oct  8 1889    d.Jun 28 1968

 

 21.  (6). Randolph B.            b.Sep 25 1893

          m.Hazel Wilson

 

 22.  (7). Flora E.               b.Nov  8 1896

          m.Durward Wilson

 

 23.  (8). James G.               b.Jan 14 1900

          m.Goldie Stump

 

 

7.LEWIS VANNOY    1.BENJAMIN G. VANNOY

 

        Lewis Vannoy a son of Benjamin G. and Nancy Elizabeth (Stump) Vannoy, was born in Calhoun County VA (WV) in February 1862. He married Arena J. Stump October 1, 1883 in Calhoun County WV. Arena a daughter of John Jr. and Elizabeth Stump, was born in Calhoun County in September 1863.

 

Children of Lewis and Arena J. (Stump) Vannoy.

 

 24.  (1). Alvin H.               b. Sep   1884

 

 25.  (2). Rhoda                  b. May   1889

 

 26.  (3). Hiland O.              b. Oct   1890

 

 27.  (4). Donna M.               b. Nov   1881

 

 28.  (5). Von B.                 b.c.     1902

 

 29.  (6). Forest B.              b.c.     1908

 

 

9.ABSALOM VANNOY    1.BENJAMIN G. VANNOY

 

       Absalom Vannoy, a son of Benjamin G. and Nancy Elizabeth (Stump) Vannoy, was born in Calhoun County Wv in March 1867. He married Artemis Stump June 8, 1891 in Calhoun County WV. Artemisa, a daughter of Sylvester and Mary (James) Stump, was born in Calhoun County in May 1871.

        The family is listed in the 1900 Calhoun County WV census. Aretmis was the mother of 3 children, with 1 living.

 

Known children of Absalom and Artemis (Stump) Vannoy.

 

 30.  (1). Foster                  b. Apr   1892

 

 

12.ODUS S. VANNOY   4.SYLVANUS VANNOY   1.BENJAMIN G. VANNOY

 

Odus S. Vannoy, a son of Sylvanus and Miriam Martha (Boggs) Vannoy, was born in Calhoun County WV about 1885. He married Ethel Barr in Calhoun County November 23, 1913. Ethel, a daughter of Levi and and Virginia (Starkey) Barr, was born in Calhoun County about 1895.

 

Known children of Odus S. and Ethel (Barr) Vannoy. 

 

 31.  (1). Oval                    b.c.    1914

 

 32.  (2). Pauline                 b.c.    1916

          m. ----- Dobbins

 

 33.  (3). Delbert                 b.c.    1917

 

 34.  (4). Ruth                    b.c.    1919

          m. ------ Raybuck

 

35.(5). Wilma                      b. Apr 1 1933     d. Apr 25 2011

        m. Gerald B. Freed

 

 36.  (6). Virginia

m.    ----- King

 

 37.  (7). Emanuel “Red”          b.      1924        d. Dec 19 2009

m.    Glenna -----

 

 38.  (8). Harold

 

 39.  (9). Paul

 

 40. (10). Harold

 

 

13.ELLIS J. VANNOY   5.ALEXANDER VANNOY   1.BENJAMIN G. VANNOY

 

Ellis J. Vannoy, a son of Alexander and Clarinda (Proundfoot) Vannoy, was born in Calhoun County WV in December 1881. He married Locia ----. She was born in WV about 1885.

 

Known children of Ellis J. and Locia Vannoy.

 

 41.  (1). Vercie                   b.c.    1907

 

 42.  (2). Verna                    b.c.    1911

 

 43.  (3). Velma                    b.c.    1913

 

 

14.HILLERY VANNOY   5.ALEXANDER VANNOY   1.BENJAMIN G. VANNOY

 

        Hillery Vannoy, a son of Alexander and Clarinda (Proundfoot) Vannoy, was born in Calhoun County WV in February 1885. He married Hattie L. Bourn December 24, 1909 in Calhoun County WV. Hattie, a daughter of Pinkney Arnold and Caroline (White) Bourn, was born in Calhoun County in July 1886.

 

Known children of Hillery and Hattie L. (Bourn) Vannoy.

 

 44.  (1). Edward                     b.c.    1911

 

 45.  (2). Dannie                     b.c.    1915

 

 46.  (3). Kester                     b.c.    1917

 

 47.  (4). Genevieve                  b.c.    1922

 

 48.  (5). Geraldine                  b.c.    1922

 

 

35.WILMA VANNOY   12.ODUS S. VANNOY   4.SYLVANUS VANNOY   1.BENJAMIN G. VANNOY

 

      Wilma Vannoy, a daughter of Odus S. and Ethel (Barr) Vannoy, was born in Calhoun County WV April q1, 1933 and died in Crossville, TN April 25, 2011. She married Rev. Gerald B. Freed, who preceded her in death.

 

Children of Gerald B. and Wilma (Vannoy) Freed. 

 

 49.  (1). Carolyn

         m. Edward Thompson

 

 50.  (2). Gerald F.

         m. Debbie -----

 

 51.  (3). Gary W.

         m. Cheryl -----

 

 52.  (4). Sharon J.

         m. Michael Simerale

 

 53.  (5). Terry L.

         m. Jeanette -----

 

 54.  (6). Charles B.

 

 55.  (7). Larry D.

          m. Barbara ------

 

37.EMANUEL VANNOY   12.ODUS S. VANNOY   4.SYLVANUS VANNOY   1.BENJAMIN G. VANNOY

 

Emanuel “Red” Vannoy, a son of Odus S. and Ethel (Barr) Vannoy, was born in Calhoun County WV in 1924 and died in VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, WV December 19, 2009. He married Glenna -----, who preceded him in death.

He was a US Army veteran of World War II.

 

Child of Emanuel and Glenna Vannoy.

 

 56.  (1). John

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Calhoun County WV Marriages”

Norman, Don, “Descendants of Daniel Minney”, “Descendants of Michael Stump”, ”Descendants of William McElwee”, “Descendants of John Godfrey”, “Descendants of James Boggs”, “Descendants of Andrew Bourn”, “Descendants of John Barr”

1850, 1860 Gilmer County VA (WV) census

1870, 1880, 1900, 1920, 1930 Calhoun County WV census

“Hur Herald” Dec 22 2009, Apr 27 2011