DESCENDANTS OF JOB WESTFALL

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                              Don Norman

 

1.JOB WESTFALL

 

    Job Westfall was born in Randolph County VA sometime between 1790

and 1796 (his age is given differently in three different census

records) and died in Gilmer County WV after 1870.  He married

Elizabeth Pickens.  Elizabeth, a daughter of John Pickens, was born in

Randolph County about 1801 and died in Calhoun County WV between 1860

and 1870.

 

Children of Job and Elizabeth (Pickens) Westfall.

 

  2.  (1). William                 b.       1824   d.       1854

 

  3.  (2). John M.                 b.c.     1825

         m.Vashti Ayers

 

  4.  (3). George                  b.c.     1827

         m.Keziah -------

 

  5.  (4). Adeline                 b.c.     1830

 

  6.  (5). Ellen                   b.c.     1832

 

  7.  (6). Mary                    b.c.     1839

 

 

3.JOHN M. WESTFALL     1.JOB WESTFALL

 

    John M. Westfall, a son of Job and Elizabeth (Pickens) Westfall, was

born in Randolph County VA (WV) about 1825.  He married Vashti Ayers.

Vashti, a daughter of Moses and Vashti (Potter) Ayers, was born in

Allegany County MD about 1835.

 

Known children of John M. and Vashti (Ayers) Westfall.

 

  8.  (1). Johnson A.             b.c.     1853

         m.Massalona Stump

 

  9.  (2). Melville                b.c.     1859

         m.Henrietta Ball Jan 15 1885

 

 10.  (3). Louisa                  b.Oct    1862

         m.Robert A. Laughlin Apr  7 1881

 

 

4.GEORGE W. WESTFALL     1.JOB WESTFALL

 

    George W. Westfall, a son of Job and Elizabeth (Pickens) Westfall,

was born in Lewis County VA (WV) about 1827.  He married Keziah Adaline

-----. Keziah was born in Monongalia County VA (WV) about 1836.

 

Known children of George W. and Keziah Adaline Westfall.

 

 11.  (1). Lorentz B.              b.c.     1854

 

 12.  (2). Lelia E.                b.c.     1856

 

 13.  (3). William S.              b.c.     1859

 

 14.  (4). Vashti J.               b.c.     1862

 

 15.  (5). Stephen N.              b.c.     1865

 

 

8.JOHNSON A. WESTFALL     3.JOHN M. WESTFALL     1.JOB WESTFALL

 

    Johnson A. Westfall, a son of John M. and Vashti (Ayers) Westfall,

was born in VA about 1853.  He married Massalona Stump January 3,

1878.   Massalona, a daughter of Lemuel and Malinda (Huffman) Stump,

was born in Gilmer County VA (WV) June 23, 1855 and died March 26,

1925.

 

Known children of Johnson A. and Massalona (Stump) Westfall.

 

 16.  (1). Hattie M.               b.c.     1880   d.May 26 1945

         m.Newton M. Woofter Mar 29 1903

 

 

9.MELVILLE WESTFALL    3.JOHN M. WESTFALL     1.JOB WESTFALL

 

    Melville Westfall, a son of John M. and Vashti (Ayers) Westfall, was

born in Calhoun County VA about 1859. He married Henrietta Ball in

Calhoun County January 15, 1885. Henrietta, a daughter of Levi and

Dorcas (Hardman) Ball, was born in Calhoun County VA Marvh 28, 1858 and

died there November 28, 1942.

 

Children of Melville and Henrietta (Ball) Westfall.

 

 17.  (1). Amy

 

 18.  (2). Bernice

 

 19.  (3). Lee

 

 20.  (4). Sadie

 

21.EDWARD CUNNINGHAM WESTFALL    8.ADAM WESTFALL     1.JOB WESTFALL

 

    Edward Cunningham Westfall, a son of Adam and May (Fitzpatrick)

Westfall, was born in Gilmer County WV in May 1917.  He married Wilma

Dotson in Oakland, MD May 9, 1935.  Wilma, a daughter of James E. and

Mary (Williams) Dotson, was born in Tyler County WV in April 1918.

    The family settled in Roane County WV in 1949.

 

Children of Edward Cunningham and Wilma (Dotson) Westfall.

 

 27.  (1). Edward Cunningham Jr.   b.Oct 30 1937

         m.Janet Tyson

 

 28.  (2). Sandra                  b.May  4 1939

         m.Charles E. Tupes

 

 29.  (3). Bernard Graves          b.Jul 12 1941

         m.Cynthia Ward

 

 30.  (4). James Howard            b.Nov  1 1943

         m.Candace Johnson

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"Bicentennial Bigraphies, Gilmer County WV" 1976, p.137

Boggs, Crystal, Ball family data base

"Roane County WV Family History 1989" pp.358,359

"Gilmer County Historical Society Newsletter" July 1995

Hytovick, Vivian, "Descendants of James Laughlin"

Norman, Don, "The Descendants of Michael Stump"

1850, 1860, 1870 Gilmer County VA (WV) census

1860, 1870 Calhoun County VA (WV) census