DESCENDANTS OF JOAB WOLVERTON

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                              Don Norman

 

1.JOAB WOLVERTON

 

    Joab Wolverton was born in Hampshire VA about 1800 and died in

Calhoun County VA between 1860 and 1870. He married Catherine -----.

Catherine was born in Harrison County VA about 1795.

    Joab is listed as a teacher in the 1850 Gilmer County VA census.

"Nicholas County WV History 1985" p.338, identifies him as a pioneer

Baptist minister.

 

Known children of Joab and Catherine Wolverton.

 

  2.  (1). Benjamin                b.c.     1828

         m.Ann ------

 

  3.  (2). James S.                b.       1830

         m.Eliza Ann Ferrell

 

  4.  (3). Martin                  b.c.     1832

         m.Mary J.------

 

  5.  (3). Elisha                  b.c.     1835

         m.Alcy -----

 

 

2.BENJAMIN WOLVERTON    1.JOAB WOLVERTON

 

    Benjamin Wolverton, a son of Joab and Catherine Wolverton, was born

in Hampshire County VA about 1828. He married Ann -------. Ann was born

in Preston County VA about 1823.

 

Known children of Benjamin and Ann Wolverton.

 

  6.  (1). Charles F.              b.c.     1849

 

  7.  (2). George G.               b.c.     1850

 

  8.  (3). Joseph N                b.c.     1857

 

  9.  (4). Clinton B.              b.c.     1859

 

 10.  (5). Sarah C.                b.c.     1859

 

 11.  (6). Elizabeth               b.       1860

 

 

3.JAMES S. WOLVERTON    1.JOAB WOLVERTON

 

    James S. Wolverton, a son of Joab and Catherine Wolverton, was born

in Preston County VA in 1830. He married Eliza Ann Ferrell in Gilmer

County VA August 17, 1854. Eliza, a daughter of Thomas Griggs and Sarah

Susannah (Bunner) Ferrell, was born in Monongalia County VA about

1836.

 

Children of James S. and Eliza Ann (Ferrell) Wolverton.

 

 12.  (1). Helen Ann               b.c.     1856

 

 13.  (2). Thomas J.               b.c.     1858

 

 14.  (3). Lewis C.                b.       1860

 

 15.  (4). Robert F.               b.c.     1862

 

 16.  (5). Joab                    b.c.     1864

 

 17.  (6). James Andrew Jackson    b.c.     1866

 

 18.  (7). Lillian F.              b.c.     1869

 

 19.  (8). John Marshall           b.       1872   d.       1944

         m.Laura V. Herold

 

4.ELISHA WOLVERTON    1.JOAB WOLVERTON

 

    Elisha Wolverton, a son of Joab and Catherine Wolverton, was born in

Harrison Country VA about 1835. He married Alcy ------. Alcy was born in

PA about 1838.

 

Known children of Elisha and Alcy Wolverton.

 

 20.  (1). Catherine               b.c.     1859

 

 

19.JOHN MARSHALL WOLVERTON    3.JAMES S. WOLVERTON    1.JOAB WOLVERTON

 

    John Marshall Wolverton, a son of James S. and Eliza Ann (Ferrell)

Wolverton, was born in Calhoun County WV in 1872 and died in Nicholas

County WV in 1944. He married Laura V. Herold. Laura was a daughter of

Lanty and Laura Belle (McNutt) Herold.

    John moved from Calhoun County WV to Nicholas County WV in 1904.

 

Children of John Marshall and Laura V. (Herold) Wolverton.

 

 21.  (1). John Lanty              b.       1913   d.       1914

 

 22.  (2). Helen Naomi

         m.------ Callaghan

 

 23.  (3). James Herold

 

 24.  (4). Barbara Ruth

         m.----- McClung

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"Gilmer County WV Marriages 1845-1953"

"Nicholas Country WV History 1985" pp.338, 339

Norman, Don, "Descendants of Robert Ferrell"

1850 Gilmer County VA census

1860, 1870 Gilmer County VA (WV) census