DESCENDANTS OF MASON C. PETRY

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                               Don Norman

 

1.MASON C. PETRY

 

    Mason C. Petry was born in VA about 1816. He married Malinda -----.

Malinda was born in VA about 1820.

 

Known children of Mason C. and Malinda Petry.

 

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

         m. William G. Sands Jan 21 1864

         m. George Andrew Westfall Sep 30 1865

 

  3.  (2). Suzanna                 b.Sep 26 1850   d.Jun 15 1885

         m. Jacob Alfred Westfall Jul 12 1866

 

  4.  (3). Allen F.                b.Oct    1852

         m. Rosanna Westfall Mar 1 1872

 

  5.  (4). Larkin E.               b.c.     1855

         m. Sarah A. Westfall May 3 1877

 

  6.  (5). Marinda                 b.c.     1857

         m. Thomas S. Coulter Oct 23 1878

 

  7.  (6). Martha S.               b.c.     1859

         m. James E. Cochran Apr 13 1876

 

  8.  (7). Lucinda V.              b.c.     1861

         m. Moses C. Lemon Nov 25 1886

 

2.MELVINA PETRY    1.MASON C. PETRY

 

    Melvina Petry, a daughter of Mason C. and Malinda Petry, was born in

VA about 1849. She married William G. Sands in Braxton County WV January

21 , 1864. William, a son of Samuel and Edith (Riffle) Sands, was born

in VA in 1837 and died September 24, 1864 in the Confederate prison camp

at Andersonville, GA. He mustered into the Union Army in Co. F 10th

W.Va. Volunteer Infantry in 1862 at Gassaway, VA.

    Melvina married George Andrew Westfall in Braxton County September

30, 1865.  George, a son of Wilson and Elizabeth (Taylor) Westfall, was

born about 1840.

 

Children of George and Melvina (Petry) [Sands] Westfall.

 

  9.  (1). Girl                    b.Mar 21 1867   d.Mar 21 1867

 

 10.  (2). Flora E.                b.c.     1868

         m.John W. Perrine May 29 1886

 

 11.  (3). Florence                b.       1871

         m.John Shaver Jan 15 1891

 

 12.  (4). Dora Belle              b.Apr 11 1872   d.Feb 17 1974

         m.John Miffin Gillespie Jun 6 1889

 

 13.  (5). Salathiel               b.Jun  2 1874   d.Mar    1875

 

 14.  (6). George W.               b.Oct  9 1876   d.Jan 10 1919

         m.Rella Hacker Oct 14 1917

 

 15.  (7). Lester                  b.       1884

         m.Allie Talbert Mar 21 1917

 

3.SUZANNA PETRY   1.MASON C. PETRY

 

    Suzanna Petry, a daughter of Mason C. and Malinda Petry, was born in

VA September 26, 1850 and died June 15, 1885. She married Jacob Alfred

Westfall in Braxton County WV July 12, 1866. Jacob, a son of Wilson and

Elizabeth (Taylor) Westfall, was born in VA in 1841 and died in Braxton

County WV in 1913.

    Jacob married Lucy Haymond February 14, 1889. He married Elizabeth

Belknap July 21, 1895.

 

Children of Jacob Alfred and Suzanna (Petry) Westfall.

 

 16.  (1). Roena                   b.May 15 1867

         M.George Hughes Jul  2 1887

 

 17.  (2). William Mason           b.Jun 30 1868   d.Feb  7 1956

         m.Mary Stockwell

         m. Emeline McCourt

 

 18.  (3). James Henry             b.Aug  3 1871   d.Oct 20 1934

         m.Sabina D. Weese  Oct 24 1896

 

 19.  (4). Emily Amanda            b.Jul  9 1873

 

 20.  (5). Arminta                 b.       1874   d.Apr 15 1877

 

 21.  (6). Mary Rider "Molly"      b.May  3 1875

         m.Elbert Lane

 

 22.  (7). Jacob Granville         b.Jun 15 1877   d.Jan 24 1976

         m.Mary Beckett May 8 1904

 

 23.  (8). Clara "Clovie"          b.Jun 16 1879   d.Aug 13 1880

 

 24.  (9). Clay C.                 b.Aug 13 1880   d.Dec 12 1917

 

 25. (10). Belmina J.              b.Feb 17 1881   d.Dec 19 1919

         m.William Carpenter Oct 15 1910

 

 26. (11). Gorrell                 b.Jul  1 1883   d.Jul 14 1883

 

4.ALLEN F. PETRY    1.MASON C. PETRY

 

    Allen F. Petry, a son of Mason C. and Malinda Petry, was born in

Mercer County VA in October 1852. He married Roseanna Westfall in

Braxton County WV March 1, 1872. Rosanna, a daughter of Wilson and

Elizabeth (Taylor) Westfall, was born in Braxton County in April 1855.

    The family is listed in the 1900 Braxton County Wv census. They had

been married 28 years. Rosanna was the mother of 10 children. Rosanna's

widowed mother was living with them.

 

Known children of Allen F. and Rosanna (Westfall) Petry.

 

 27.  (1). Sylvester               b.c.     1873

         m. Rettie G. Perkins Feb 23 1899

         m. Arie West Nov 5 1902

 

 28.  (2). Talitha                 b.c.     1875

 

 29.  (3). Minnie M.               b.May    1878

         m. Joseph Seal May 11 1902

 

 30.  (4). Naomi L.                b.May    1880

 

 31.  (5). James E.                b.Jul    1882

 

 32.  (6). Otis G.                 b.Jan    1885

         M. Callie Pearl Moyers Sep 18 1909

 

 33.  (7). Oren W.                 b.Nov    1886

 

 34.  (8). Ivan L.                 b.May    1889

 

 35.  (9). Lovicey P.              b.Sep    1891

 

 36. (10). Dennis                  b.Dec    1893

 

5.LARKIN E. PETRY    1.MASON C. PETRY

 

    Larkin E. Petry, a son of Mason C. and Malinda Petry, was born in VA

in 1855 and died in Braxton County between 1880 and 1900. He married

Sarah A. Westfall in Braxton County May 3, 1877. Sarah, a daughter of

Alfred Cornelius and Ann (Riffle) Westfall, was born in VA in January

1848. Sarah is listed in the 1900 Braxton County WV census as a 52 year

old widow. She is the mother of 3 children, all living.

 

Known children of Larkin E. and Sarah A. (Westfall) Petry.

 

 37.  (1). William S.              b.Jul    1879

 

 38.  (2). daughter                b.Jan    1880

 

 39.  (3). Lilly R.                b.Aug    1881

 

6.MARINDA PETRY    1.MASON C. PETRY

 

    Marinda Petry, a daughter of Mason C. and Malinda Petry, was born in

VA in January 1857. She married a widower, Thomas S. Coulter, in Braxton

County WV October 23, 1878. Thomas was born in June 1840. His first wife

is unknown.

    The family is listed in the 1900 Braxton County WV census. They had

been married 21 years. Marinda was the mother of 9 children, with 8

living.

 

Known children of Thomas S. Coulter. (first marriage.)

 (Step children of Marinda (Petry) Coulter.

 

 40.  (1). Rebecca Alice           b.c.     1870

         m. Dexter Skinner Nov 11 1888

 

 41.  (2). Cora Jane               b.c.     1872

 

 42.  (3). George N.               b.c.     1874

 

Known children of Thomas S. and Marinda (Petry) Coulter.

 

 43.  (1). Edward T.               b.Sep    1879

 

 44.  (2). Commodore V.            b.Apr    1881

 

 45.  (3). Stella M.               b.Dec    1882

 

 46.  (4). Gertrude E.             b.Jan    1885

 

 47.  (5). Clara M.                b.May    1889

 

 48.  (6). Sherman S.              b.Sep    1891

 

 49.  (7). James S.                b.Apr    1894

 

 50.  (8). Charles J.              b.Nov    1896

 

7.MARTHA S. PETRY   1.MASON C. PETRY

 

    Martha S. Petry, a daughter of Mason C. and Malinda Petry, was born

in VA in 1859. She married James E. Cochran in Braxton County WV April

13, 1856. James, a son of Joseph and Ruth Cochran, was born in VA about

1852.

 

Known children of James E. and Martha S. (Petry) Cochran.

 

 51.  (1). Della M.                b.c.     1877

 

 52.  (2). Lee Jackson             b.c.     1879

 

8.LUCINDA V. PETRY   1.MASON C. PETRY

 

    Lucinda V. Petry, a daughter of Mason C. and Malinda Petry, was born

in VA in May 1861. She married Moses C. Lemon in Braxton County WV

November 25, 1886. Moses, a son of Maston and Mary Frances (Reynolds)

Lemon, was born in VA in September 1858.

    They are listed in the 1900 Braxton County WV census. They had been

married 14 years. Lucinda was the mother of 7 children, with 5 living.

 

Known children of Moses C. and Lucinda V. Lemon.

 

 53.  (1). Cora B.                 b. Oct   1887

 

 54.  (2). John R.                 b. Sep   1891

 

 55.  (3). William A.              b. Jan   1894

 

 56.  (4). Joseph N.               b. Mar   1896

 

 57.  (5). Arminta M.              b. Jan   1899

 

29.MINNIE M. PETRY   4.ALLEN F. PETRY    1.MASON C. PETRY

 

    Minnie M. Petry, a daughter of Allen T. and Rosanna (Westfall)

Petry, was born in Braxton County in March 1878.  She married Joseph

Seal in Braxton County May 11, 1902. Joseph, a son of John R. and

Cassinia G. Seal, was born in Gilmer County WV in June 1876.

 

Children of Joseph C. and Minnie (Petry) Seal.

 

 58.  (1). Beulah Dent             b.Feb 26 1903   d.Feb 23 1993

         m. Granville Lee Rogers

         m. Marvin Virgil Perrine Feb 4 1928

 

 59.  (2). Kenna B. "Bud"

 

 60.  (3). Vada Kathleen           b.Jan 28 1916   d.Aug 24 2002

         m. Willard C. Westfall

 

32.OTIS G. PETRY   4.ALLEN F. PETRY    1.MASON C. PETRY

 

      Otis G. Petry, a son of Allen F. and Rosanna (Westfall) Petry, was born in Braxton County WV in Janaury 1885. He married Callie Pearl “Caroline” Moyers in Braxton County September 18, 1909. Caroline, a daughter of William R. and Catherine L. (Belknap) Moyers, was born in Braxton county December 28, 1884.

 

Children of Otis G. and Callie Pearl “Caroline” (Moyers) Petry.

 

 61.  (1). Carl

 

 62.  (2). Irene

 

63.        (3). Glenice

 

64.        (4). Ruth

 

65.        (5). Laura May

 

66.        (6). Edith

 

67.        (7). Eunice Gray              b. Apr  3 1922    d. Apr 23 2005

        m. George Bailye Lloyd

 

68.        (8). Leola

        m. ----- Soffish

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"Braxton County WV Marriages"

Norman, Don, "Descendants of Maston Lemon", "Descendants of Charles

Rogers", "Descendants of Daniel Perrine", "Descendants of John Seal",

"Descendants of Jurian Westfall"

1860, 1870, 1880, 1900 Braxton County WV census

“The Braxton WV Democrat” Apr 29 2005