DESCENDANTS OF ENOCH LEACH

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Don Norman

 

1.ENOCH LEACH

 

     
      Enoch Leach, a son of Elijah and Sarah Leach, was born in Fauquier County  VA in 1815. He married Mary ----, who was born in VA in 1818. They are first found in Calhoun County WV in the 1880 census. Mary apparently died before December 15, 1881. “Calhoun County Marriages” records the marriage of Enoch and Martha Luzader December 15, 1881. Martha, a 60 year old widow, a daughter of Benjamin and Nancy Kettle, was born about 1841.

 

Known children of Enoch and Mary Leach.

 

  2.  (1). Enoch Jr.                b.c.     1845

         m. Carolina J. -----

 

  3.  (2). Roberta                  b.c.     1850

         m. William Wood Aug 3 1879

 

2.ENOCH LEACH JR.   1.ENOCH LEACH

 

      Enoch Leach Jr. a son of Enoch and Mary Leach, was born in VA in September 1846. He married Carolina J. ---. She was born in VA in July 1851. The 1900 Calhoun County census states they had been married 30 years. Carolina was the mother of 15 children, with 10 living.

 

Known Children of Enoch Jr. and Carolina J. Leach.

 

  4.  (1). Martha                   b.c.     1870

         m. Stalnaker Gainer  Dec 8 1888 Calhoun County WV

 

  5.  (2). Susan                    b.c.     1871

 

  6.  (3). Mary Etta                b.c.     1873

         m. Charles D. Stalnaker  Aug 11 1892 Calhoun County

 

  7.  (4). Roberta                  b.c.     1876

         m. Allen Gainer May 12 1892 Calhoun County

 

  8.  (5). Hansford                 b. Feb   1878

          m. Myrtle Roberts May 20 1900 Calhoun County                                                    

 

  9.  (6). James Madison            b. Feb   1880

          m. May Carpenter Sep 20 1903 Calhoun

 

 10.  (7). Myrtle H.                b. Mar   1884

          m. Roy Roberts  Aug 24 1902 Calhoun County

                                                     

 11.  (8). Nettie                   b. Jan   1886

 

 12.  (9). Osie M.                  b. Apr   1888

         m. Henry H.Nester Oct 5 1908 Calhoun County

           

 13. (10). Maggie                   b. May   1890

 

 14. (11). Harley                   b. Jul   1892

 

                                                 

9.JAMES MADISON LEACH     2.ENOCH LEACH JR.   1.ENOCH LEACH

 

      James Madison Leach, a son of Enoch Jr. and Carolina J. Leach, was born in Calhoun County WV in February 1880. He married May Carpenter in Calhoun County September 20, 1903. May, a daughter of Thomas and Mary Carpenter, was born in WV in 1885.

 

Children of James Madison and May (Carpenter) Leach.

 

 15.  (1). Burton                   b.c.     1903

          m.Myrtle Workman  Apr 9 1922 Calhoun County

 

 16.  (2). Eulah                    b.c.     1905

          m. James Harden  Apr 17 1927 Calhoun County

 

 17.  (3). Orville                  b.c.     1909

          m. Oleda Cogar Nov 29 1930 Calhoun Counthy WV

 

 18.  (4). Hatzell                  b.c.     1911

         m. Lela Stump Jul 30 1932 Calhoun County WV

 

 19.  (5). Ethel                    b.c.     1916

         m. Richie Slider Jun 3 1934 Calhoun County

 

 20.  (6). Edna                     b.c.     1917

          m. Clarence Hickman Jr. May 31 1936 Calhoun County
 

 21.  (7). Paul                     b.c.     1920     d.    1985

         m. Mae Groves 

 

 

21.PAUL LEACH   9.JAMES MADISON LEACH     2.ENOCH LEACH JR.   1.ENOCH LEACH

 

      Paul Leach, a son of James Madison and May (Carpenter) Leach, was born in Calhoun County WV in 1920 and died in 1985. He married Mae Groves. Mae, a daughter of George Washington and Mamie (Van Kirk) Groves, was born in Calhoun County WV in 1920 and died in Roane County WV March 18, 2014.

 

Children of Paul and Mae (Groves) Leach.

 

 22.  (1). Bonnie

          m. Hatzell Wagoner

 

 23.  (2). Patricia

          m. Denver Little

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

“Calhoun County WV Marriages”

Norman, Don, “Descendants of Somolon Groves”

1880, 1900, 1920, 1930 Calhoun County WV census

“Hur Herald.com” Calhoun County WV, Mar 21 2014

Written May 1 2014