DESCENDANTS OF GEORGE VARNER

                     =========== == ====== ======

 

                              Don Norman

 

1.GEORGE VARNER

 

    George Varner was probably born about 1770.  He married Elizabeth

Crummett.

 

Known children of George and Elizabeth (Crummett) Varner.

 

  2.  (1). Philip                  b.c.     1795

         m.Elizabeth Wilfong Feb 25 1823

 

 

2.PHILIP VARNER    1.GEORGE VARNER

 

    Philip Varner was probably born about 1795.  He married Elizabeth

Wilfong February 25, 1823.

 

Children of Philip and Elizabeth (Wilfong) Varner.

 

  3.  (1). Daniel

 

  4.  (2). Philip                  b.       1827

         m.Rachel Simmons Dec 25 1856

         m.Emazetta Minear Feb 28 1894

 

  5.  (3). Catherine

         m.Peter Michael Jun 27 1851

 

  6.  (4). Sarah                   b.c.     1832

         m.Israel Hoover Sep 24 1857

 

  7.  (5). Susannah

 

  8.  (6). Jonathan                b.c.     1836

         m.M. Puffenbarger Oct 191 1862

 

  9.  (7). Rachel                  b.c.     1838

         m.Henry Hoover Mar 29 1855

 

 10.  (8). Elizabeth               b.c.     1840

         m.Jonathan Smith Apr 17 1858

 

 11.  (9). Mary "Polly"            b.c.     1840

         m.Valentine Smith Dec 23 1858

 

 12. (1). Margaret                 b.c.     1843

         m.Jonah Moats May 21 1861

 

 13. (11). Louisa                  b.c.     1848

         m.Joshua Puffenbarger Feb  4 1864

 

 14. (12). Christina

         m.Martin Bodkin 1865

 

 15. (13). William

 

 

4.PHILIP VARNER    2.PHILIP VARNER    1.GEORGE VARNER

 

    Philip Varner, a son of Philip and Elizabeth (Wilfong) Varner, was

born in 1827.  He married Catherine Smith in Pendleton County Va in

1853.  He married Rachel Simmons in Pendleton Countyy December 25,

1856.  Rachel was a daughter of John and Sophia (Grogg) Simmons.

    Philip married Emazetta Minear February 28, 1894.

 

Children of Philip and Rachel (Simmons) Varner.

 

 15.  (1). John                    b.       1859

 

 16.  (2). Sophia C.               b.       1859   d.Jul 25 1919

         m.George H. Wright Sep 30 1875

 

 17.  (3). Daniel L.               b.Mar  7 1863   d.Dec  5 1934

         m.Etta Schoonover

         m.Susan A. Keith Oct  7 1886

 

 18.  (4). William                 b.       1869

 

 19.  (5). Martha                  b.       1874

         m.William M.C. Messenger Jan  4 1894

 

 20.  (6). Mary Ann                b.       1876

         m.Abram D. Paugh Apr 27 1892

 

 21.  (7). Charles A.              b.       1877

         m.Eliza Williams Apr 17 1898

         m.Martha Tomey Sep 18 1832

 

 22.  (8). George                  b.       1877   d.       1878

 

 23.  (9). Sarah E.                b.       1879

 

 

16.SOPHIA C. VARNER    4.PHILIP VARNER    2.PHILIP VARNER    1.GEORGE

VARNER

 

    Sophia C. Varner, a daughter of Philip and Rachel (Simmons)

Varner,

was born in Lewis in 1859 and died in Harrison County WV July 25,

1919.  She married George Henry Wright in Lewis County WV September

30, 1875.  George was born in VA in 1854 and died in Gilmer

county WV September 15, 1917.

    The family moved from Lewis County WV to Gilmer County WV in 1880.

 

Children of George Henry and Sophia Catherine (Varner) Wright.

 

 24.  (1). John Wilson             b.Nov 12 1876   d.Jul 12 1952

         m.Addie Valorie Murphy Jan 19 1902

         m.Melissa Sandy May 21 1913

 

 25.  (2). Philip                  b.       1878   d.Jun 22 1969

         m.Ella Weekly Castle  1907

 

 26.  (3). Ida may                 b.Nov 18 1879   d.Dec  5 1879

 

 27.  (4). Robert                  b.Jan 18 1881   d.Mar  6 1936

         m.Dovie Gay Fox Nov 29 1909

 

 28.  (5). William                 b.       1882   d.Apr 10 1903

 

 29.  (6). Murle                   b.       1884   d.Jan 22 1954

         m.Clarence Paugh Nov 29 1903

 

 30.  (7). Ezra Lee                b.Jan 16 1888   d.Jan 25 1970

         m.Blanche Varner 1909

 

 31.  (8). Charles Edward          b.Feb    1889   d.Dec  2 1966

         m.Bridget Conrad Jan 14 1911

 

 32.  (9). Ira Dallas              b.Aug  7 1891   d.Feb  3 1952

         m.Molly Bean Hall May 11 1920

 

 33. (10). Mary Catherine          b.Nov  3 1893   d.Aug 22 1981

         m.John Calvin Mcdonald Mar 17 1912

 

 34. (11). Mamie                   b.Jan 28 1896   d.Feb 13 1974

         m.Earl Powell Murphy May 29 1918

 

 35. (12). Mattie                  b.Jan 30 1898   d.Feb 13 1974

         m.Warren Weekley Nov 18 1916

 

 36. (13). Mellie                  b.May 30 1900

         m.Farley Swick Sep 18 1917

 

 37. (14). Lewis                   b.May 17 1903   d.Dec 10 1930

         m.Eva Castle

 

 38. (15). Albert Clark            b.Mar 27 1905

         m.Clara Ethel Dye Aug 1 1920

 

 

17.DANIEL L. VARNER     4.PHILIP VARNER    2.PHILIP VARNER    1.GEORGE

VARNER

 

    Daniel L. Varner, a son of Philip and Rachel (Simmons) Varner, was

born in Lewis County VA (WV) March 7, 1863 and died December 5, 1934.

He married Susan Ambuzetta Keith in Gilmer County WV October 7, 1886.

Susan, a daughter of Robert and Susan Keith, was born in Gilmer County

March 14, 1866 and died in 1936.

 

Children of Daniel L. and Susan Ambuzetta (Keith) Varner.

 

 39.  (1). Merle                   b.       1888

         m.W. Jett Lamb

 

 40.  (2). Victor Clair            b.       1890

         m.Lelah Blanche Queen Dec 2 1914

 

 41.  (3). Lester A.               b.       1893   d.       1957

         m.Blanche Collins Mar 28 1914

 

 42.  (4). Uber M.                 b.       1895

         m.Cora Hardman Oct 1 1922

 

 43.  (5). Melba Doyle             b.Mar 16 1901   d.Dec 20 1960

         m.Pearl Bush Aug 27 1936

 

 44.  (6). Rayburn Dare            b.Apr 26 1906   d.Nov 13 1971

         m.Daisy Collins

 

 45.  (7). Sylba Cleora            b.Apr  2 1909   d.Nov 26 2000

         m. Gerald G. Marshall

 

 46.  (8). Clifford

         m.Pearl Sutters

 

 

39.MERLE VARNER     17.DANIEL L. VARNER     4.PHILIP VARNER

2.PHILIP VARNER    1.GEORGE VARNER

 

    Merle Varner, a daughter of Daniel L. and Susan Ambuzetta (Keith)

Varner, was born in 1888.  She married W. Jett Lamb.  He was born in

1867.

 

Known children of W. Jett and Merle (Varner) Lamb.

 

 47.  (1). Herbert

 

 48.  (2). Ruby

         m.Ralph Pritt

 

 49.  (3). Warren

 

 50.  (4). Hale

 

 

40.VICTOR CLAIR VARNER    17.DANIEL L. VARNER     4.PHILIP VARNER

2.PHILIP VARNER    1.GEORGE VARNER

 

    Victor Clair Varner, a son of Daniel L. and Susan Ambuzetta

(Keith) Varner, was born in 1890. He married Lelah Blanche Queen

December 2, 1914.  Lelah was a daughter of Benjamin Strickley and Eda

F. (Jefferies) Queen.

 

Known children of Victor Clair and Lelah Blanche (Queen) Varner.

 

 51.  (1). Edna                                    d.       1988

         m.Charles Snyder

 

 

43.MELBA DOYLE VARNER    17.DANIEL L. VARNER     4.PHILIP VARNER

2.PHILIP VARNER    1.GEORGE VARNER

 

    Melba Doyle Varner, a son of Daniel L. and Susan Ambuzetta (Keith)

Varner, was born in Gilmer County WV March 16, 1901 and died December

20, 1960.  He married Pearl Bush August 27, 1936.  Pearl was born Oct

21, 1909 and died January 10, 1989.

 

Children of Melba Doyle and Pearl (Bush) Varner.

 

 52.  (1). Nora Susan              b.Aug 15 1937

         m.Blaine K. Wilson Jul 17 1957

 

 53.  (2). Dennis Bush             b.May 16 1939

         m.Arlena May Sponaugle

 

 54.  (3). Avis Drene              b.Apr 14 1948

         m.Harley Lane Wilson Nov  3 1968

 

 

44.RAYBURN DARE VARNER    17.DANIEL L. VARNER     4.PHILIP VARNER

2.PHILIP VARNER    1.GEORGE VARNER

 

    Rayburn Dare Varner, a son of Daniel L. and Susan Ambuzetta

(Keith) Varner, was born April 26, 1906 and died November 13, 1971.

He married Daisy Collins.

 

Children of Rayburn Dare and Daisy (Collins) Varner.

 

 55.  (1). Granville               b.c.     1929

         m.Anne Gladish

 

 56.  (2). Donald Earl             b.Mar 26 1931

         m.Carol Sampson

         m.Mary Ann Klinect

 

 57.  (3). Richard L.              b.Feb 15 1933

         m.Patti Clark

         m.Darlene Pember

 

 58.  (4). Barbara                 b.May  5 1938

         m. Fred Holton Dyne

         m. Theodore Edward Schultz

         m. Carl Hoffman

 

 

45.SYLBA CLEORA VARNER     17.DANIEL L. VARNER     4.PHILIP VARNER

2.PHILIP VARNER    1.GEORGE VARNER

 

    Sylba Cleora Varner, a daughter of Daniel L. and Susan Ambuzetta (Keith)

Varner, was born in Gilmer County WV April 2, 1909 and died in Wheaton,

IL November 26, 2000.  She married Gerald Grant Marshall September 28, 1929 in Buckhannon, WV. Gerald, a son of Charles Edwin S.M. and Laura Ethel (McVaney) Marshall, was born July 11, 1909 in Gilmer County WV, and died February 10, 1972 in Cedarville, Greene County Ohio. He married Sylba Cleora Verner September 28, 1929 in Buckhannon, WV.

Children of Gerald Grant and Sylba Cleora (Varner) Marshall.

 

 59.  (1). Marlee             b. Sep 21 1930    d. Oct 25 1930

 

 60.  (2). Linda Laureen      b. Mar 11 1936    d. May 30 1993

       M. Richard Horace Lapp Aug 31 1957 Greene County OH

 

 61.  (3). Charles Vere       b. Jul 7 1938

   m. Elinor Ruth Keefer  Jun 14 1961 (Feb 7 1938-Dec 17 1962

   m. Genola Rose Tettaton Jan 25, 1964 Lorain County OH

 

 

46.CLIFFORD VARNER    17.DANIEL L. VARNER     4.PHILIP VARNER

2.PHILIP VARNER    1.GEORGE VARNER

 

    Clifford Varner, a son of Daniel L. and Susan Ambuzetta (Keith)

Varner, was born about 1912.  He married Pearl Sutters.

 

Children of Clifford and Pearl (Sutters) Varner.

 

 62.  (1). Charlotte

         m.John Miller

 

52.NORA SUSAN VARNER    42.MELBA DOYLE VARNER    17.DANIEL L. VARNER

  4.PHILIP VARNER    2.PHILIP VARNER    1.GEORGE VARNER

 

    Nora Susan Varner, a daughter of Melba Doyle and Pearl (Bush)

Varner, was born August 15, 1937.  She married Blaine K. Wilson July

17, 1957.

 

Children of Blaine K. and Nora Susan (Varner) Wilson.

 

 63.  (1). Harrison Todd

         m.Elaine Barnette

 

 

53.DENNIS BUSH VARNER    42.MELBA DOYLE VARNER    17.DANIEL L. VARNER

   4.PHILIP VARNER    2.PHILIP VARNER    1.GEORGE VARNER

 

    Dennis Bush Varner, a son of Melba Doyle and Pearl (Bush) Varner,

was born May 16, 1939.  He married Arlena May Sponaugle.

 

Children of Dennis Bush and Arlena May (Sponaugle) Varner.

 

 64.  (1). Richard Keith           b.Nov  6 1960

         m.Joyce Kimberly Schrickel

 

 65.  (2). Lueva Denise            b.Dec 16 1961

         m.John Gunn

 

 

54.AVIS DRENE VARNER    42.MELBA DOYLE VARNER    17.DANIEL L. VARNER

  4.PHILIP VARNER    2.PHILIP VARNER    1.GEORGE VARNER

 

    Avis Drene Varner, a daughter of Melba Doyle and Pearl (Bush)

Varner, was born April 14, 1948.  She married Harley Lane Wilson

November 3, 1968.

 

Children of Harley Lane and Avis Drene (Varner) Wilson.

 

 66.  (1). Rebecca Jo

         m.Kirk Jones

 

 

55.GRANVILLE VARNER    44.RAYBURN DARE VARNER    17.DANIEL L. VARNER

  4.PHILIP VARNER    2.PHILIP VARNER    1.GEORGE VARNER

 

    Granville "Sonny" Varner, a son of Rayburn Dare and Daisy

(Collins) Varner, was born about 1929.  He married Anne Gladish.

 

Children of Granville and Anne (Gladish) Varner.

 

 67.  (1). Alan

 

 68.  (2). Theresa

 

 69.  (3). Mary Beth

 

 

56.DONALD EARL VARNER    44.RAYBURN DARE VARNER    17.DANIEL L. VARNER

  4.PHILIP VARNER    2.PHILIP VARNER    1.GEORGE VARNER

 

    Donald Earl Varner, a son of Rayburn Dare and Daisy (Collins)

Varner, was born in Gilmer County WV March 26, 1931.  He married Carol

Sampson. Carol was born in Calhoun County WV about 1935 and died in Lorain, Ohio August 15, 2012.

 

 His second wife was Mary Ann Klinect.

 

Children of Donald E. and Carol (Sampson) Varner.

 

 70.  (1). Beverly

 

 71.  (2). Gregory

 

Children of Donald E. and May Ann (Klinect) Varner.

 

 72.  (1). Brian

 

 73.  (2). Kevin

 

 

57.RICHARD L. VARNER    44.RAYBURN DARE VARNER    17.DANIEL L. VARNER

   4.PHILIP VARNER    2.PHILIP VARNER    1.GEORGE VARNER

 

    Richard L. Varner, a son of Rayburn Dare and Daisy (Collins)

Varner, was born February 15, 1933.  He married Patti Clark.  His

second wife is Darlene Pember.

 

Children of Richard L. Varner.

 

 74.  (1). Dean

 

 

58.BARBARA VARNER    44.RAYBURN DARE VARNER    17.DANIEL L. VARNER

4.PHILIP VARNER    2.PHILIP VARNER    1.GEORGE VARNER

 

    Barbara Varner, a daughter of Rayburn Dare and Daisy (Collins)

Varner, was born May 5, 1938.  She married Fred Dyne.  Her second

husband was Ted Shoultz and her third Carl Hoffman.

 

Children of Barbara Varner.

 

 75.  (1). David

 

Children of Fred and Barbara (Varner) Dyne.

 

 76.  (1). Cathy

 

 77.  (2). Crystal

 

 78.  (3). Kevin

 

 79.  (4). Mark

 

Children of Ted and Barbara (Varner) [Dyne] Shoultz.

 

 80.  (1). Scott

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Bush, Q. Clyde, "Descendants of Philip Varner"

Marshall, Charles V. and Don Norman, “Descendants of Joseph Marshall”

Norman, Don, "Descendants of George Henry Wright", "Descendants of

Mohonas Emanuel Keith", "Descendants of Charles Queen"

Varner, Beverly, Varner family group sheets

THE GLENVILLE DEMOCRAT Nov 30 2000